Founded in 2007, BmoreArt is a leading resource for contemporary art and culture in the Baltimore region, a platform for creative and critical discussion. BmoreArt applies editorial and community-building capabilities including a digital publication, biannual print journal, lectures, events of all sizes, and social media. Our goal is to further the cultural, social, and economic interests of artists, organizations, institutions, and diverse audiences for arts and culture in the region.
BmoreArt is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity, equity, and inclusion.
BmoreArt seeks a skilled professional with strong coordination and process expertise, communication and organizational skills. The Coordinator of Community Partnerships is responsible for supporting the end-to-end process by which BmoreArt builds and maintains media partnerships with museums, colleges, and creative businesses, functioning as a liaison between these organizations and the editorial team. This position is also focused on building brand loyalty with subscribers through customer service, community design, events, and a variety of communications strategies.
This role requires a creative and collaborative mode of working, the capacity to creatively consider the needs of our organization and the communities we serve, and the ability to stay ahead of day-to-day operations. This job is about nurturing and maintaining relationships, specifically to design and implement new community-based structures to enhance and strengthen a growing organization.
This is a full-time exempt position with a starting salary of $50,000 and opportunities for commission. Benefits include two weeks of paid time off.
The position reports to the publisher.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
● Design a cohesive plan with the publisher and editorial team to elevate, clarify, and expand the role of this publication
● Meet regularly with the BmoreArt editorial team and engage in the creative process of content creation through conversations, calls, zooms, in person meetings, and special cultural events
● Communicate regularly (email, meetings, calls, etc.) with our advertising partners (primarily 15-20 museums, colleges, arts organizations, non-profits, cultural organizations, city agencies, small businesses, booksellers, and arts communities) in order to advocate for the value of the organization and generate revenue through custom media partnership packages that incorporate advertising, editorial coverage, events, bulk sales of magazines and publications
● Coordinate with the publisher and subscriptions manager to design an effective customer service strategy for active subscribers and to grow our subscriber base through events, programs, and partnerships
● Design new promotional products to elevate the brand
● Develop materials, meeting agendas, reports, and documents for monthly reports to the editorial team
● Work collaboratively with the creative team and community partners to plan, organize, and realize a variety of large and small community events and programs
● Personally motivated to support the organization’s mission and goals
● Bachelor’s degree and 1-3 years experience in project or program management and administration, running a small creative (art- or design-based) business, or an equivalent combination of learned and professional experience
● Independent and self-directed; requiring little management
● Demonstrated ability to manage several tasks and projects at once with excellent follow-through and documentation
● Ability to monitor various streams of revenue and follow up as needed
● Desire to work in an environment requiring significant collaboration
● Strong planning and organizational skills, with excellent attention to detail
● Strong oral presentation, writing, and interpersonal skills
● Ability to operate in fast-paced environment and prioritize work to consistently meet deadlines
● Competence with Google Suites, Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop, Social Media Platforms, Zoom, and other digital tools
HOW TO APPLY
Please submit a cover letter explaining how your skills and experience are a fit for BmoreArt’s mission and a CV/ resume with relevant experience and skills to publisher Cara Ober at [email protected] to apply. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Put your full name and Coordinator of Community Partnerships Position in the subject line.