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Creative Alliance seeks Community Arts Liaison

Job Title: Community Arts Liaison
Classification: Full Time
Reports to: Executive Director
Compensation: Salary Range of $45,000-$50,000
Date Revised: September 18, 2018

Overview:
The Community Arts Liaison is responsible for building strong relationships with residents, libraries, churches, local businesses, non-profits, and foundations in Baltimore and forging a link between them and Creative Alliance staff. The CA liaison will develop a vision for this department and collaborate with Creative Alliance staff to infuse community arts in all programs. This position includes overseeing all logistics for our signature community festivals and events such as Great Halloween Lantern Parade which reaches more than 10,000 people of all ages, World Refugee Day, Posadas, and Kwanzaa Family Day. The CA liaison will build audiences for all programs and provide space for the community to influence programming. The position uses arts to foster community engagement with a diverse and changing population, including immigrants and refugees

Principal Responsibilities:

Community Arts Programming – 40%

  • Work with program staff to create and implement original and inclusive arts programs that enrich and positively transform the community by making a long-term connection to Creative Alliance
  • Foster dialogue between diverse groups of people in the community through the arts and program staff
  • Cultivate opportunities for inclusive neighborhood engagement and professional development for artists and performers
  • Establish and maintain long-term partnerships with neighbors and community organizations, including area schools, community associations, churches, and businesses
  • Attend neighborhood meetings and functions to establish and maintain community relations
  • Keep abreast of neighborhood and city-wide community events and opportunities

Events Management – 40%

  • Manage community events from conception, planning, and budgeting through implementation and evaluation
  • Identify new opportunities for events within the community
  • Recruit, train, and supervise volunteers for events

Advancement – 20%

  • Coordinate with the Executive Director and the Development Department on community arts funding opportunities
  • Coordinate with the Marketing Director for news and media opportunities, including Spanish language media
  • Develop sponsorship opportunities for local businesses.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be comprehensive. Employee may perform other related functions to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Requirements:

  • Experience in developing and implementing community arts programs
  • Experience as a visual artist, filmmaker, performer/musician, writer
  • Experience with project and events management including production schedules, budgets, and timelines
  • Experience with volunteer management
  • Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Fluent in Spanish, French, and/or Arabic
  • Ability to establish relations and collaborate with diverse communities and a working knowledge of racial justice advocacy and issues
  • Experience in Grant writing, public relations, and partnership development

As an inclusive community that works toward being an anti-racist organization, Creative Alliance encourages applicants of all ages, races, classes, gender identities, sexual orientations, religions, and physical abilities.

To apply: Email your resume and letter of interest to [email protected]

Deadline: The position will be open until filled

Categories:
Full-time Jobs
Employer Name:
Creative Alliance
Job Title:
Community Arts Liaison
Employer Contact Information:
 [email protected]
Job Submission Requirements:
To apply: Email your resume and letter of interest to [email protected]

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