Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities



The American Craft Council is building a dynamic and collaborative work environment that values people and their professional development. It offers: medical and dental plans, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, long-term disability, generous paid time off, and a 401(k) with match.

The ACC is a community that believes in the value of things made by hand, the people who create them, and the meaning that creativity brings to everyday life. ACC champions craft through American Craft – a bimonthly magazine, national juried shows, a specialized research library, achievement awards, and educational workshops and seminars. Take this opportunity to work with a team that is dedicated to convening the craft community and its supporters; and providing new opportunities for artists and makers.

ACC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law. We value diversity, inclusiveness, and equity and welcome candidates from all walks of life.


Jobs ( 1 )

Title: Content Director
Classification: Full-time
Reports to: Executive Director
Supervises: American Craft Magazine Editor; Designer; Digital Content Editor (future position)
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota

The American Craft Council is looking for an experienced content director with 21st century digital publishing, engagement, and marketing skills to take the ACC in a new, expanded direction as a leading voice for the diversity and dynamism of American craft and its makers.

This newly-created role will require someone entrepreneurial and resourceful, both creative and business-minded, who is able to develop and deploy powerful storytelling across a range of platforms. They will create and execute new strategies for expanding the reach and visibility of the Council’s work, which will be evidenced by an expanded audience and membership comprising a diverse and inclusive community, as well as increased brand awareness, revenue, and support.

The content director leads a team of editors, writers, designers, and producers in the creation of a diverse array of inspiring, challenging, engaging, and timely content related to contemporary craft. They are responsible for the day-to-day editorial content across American Craft magazine, craftcouncil.org, social media, blogs, newsletters, video, podcasts, and will integrate related programming and events into a unified content strategy. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to the work of diversity, equity, and anti-racism.

Though strategy and management are central to this role, the content director will still be hands-on in content creation and editing across media platforms and will serve as the lead oversight on all material published by the ACC. Central to the content director’s role will be establishing and meeting revenue, audience acquisition, and website traffic goals, all in direct support of ACC’s mission.

Full job description, responsibilities, and qualifications can be found here.

How to apply
Inquiries and applications, including resume and cover letter, should be sent to [email protected].

Applications will be reviewed beginning on August 14.



Internships ( 0 )

There are no internships at this time.