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To apply for either of these positions, please contact:

Nancy K Turrell, Executive Director, The Arts Council of Martin County772-287-6676 ext 14

POSITION: Events & Sponsorship Manager STATUS: Full-Time

SUPERVISOR: Executive Director

Summary: The Events and Sponsorship Manager provides direct support to all aspects of the annual ArtsFest as well as supports organization-wide efforts to develop a strong and vibrant sponsorship program. The Events & Sponsorship manager also provides support to other event committees.

Responsibilities:

ARTSFEST

• Facilitates all ArtsFest related activities, including planning, logistics, marketing, sponsorship, entertainment, and artist relations

• Supports and coordinates activities of the ArtsFest volunteer steering committee to ensure implementation

• Provides support to the volunteer recruitment process

• Provides and maintains an up to date roster of participating artists, sponsors and volunteers

• Maintains relationships with vendors, government officials and others who impact the festival’s success

• Creates content for use in e-newsletters, social media, and website

GENERAL EVENT PLANNING and MANAGEMENT

• Coordinates and supports our community and fund raising events including, ArtsFest, mARTies Awards and other events that foster a increased public awareness of the ARTS COUNCIL mission and role

• Works with a variety of committees to implement the above events and programs

• Organizes and provides staff support to and recruit such committee or sub-committee persons or others necessary to carry out events, assuring compliance with THE ARTS COUNCIL mission, goals, and policies.

• Prepares annual budget requests and monitor budget for all events

• Executes community events and programs that fit our mission statement and provide good collaboration and community benefit as well as increased visibility for THE ARTS COUNCIL

• Researches and implements new and unique fundraising efforts to increase the awareness of THE ARTS COUNCIL in the community and raise funds for the organization

SPONSORSHIP

• Manages all aspects of the sponsorship program including – requests, acknowledgment, sponsorship placement and deliverables

• Secures sponsorship for programs and events with assistance from volunteer committee

• Creates an appealing sponsorship program for implementation and use by volunteers and staff

• Manages an on-going relationship management effort to ensure renewal and upgrades from existing sponsors

• Reaches out to new sponsorship prospects

• Provides support and information to the Fund Development committee to assist them in their efforts

OFFICE SUPPORT

• Supports Board as requested by Executive Director

• Provides assistance to Executive Director as needed

Performs other duties as assigned and/or directed.

1. Education – Bachelors degree in marketing, events management, or arts administration preferred.

2. Related Work Experience – Minimum of 3 years of experience in a related position.

3. Technical Skills – Experience working with regional media sources, sponsorship prospects and the community is preferred. Hands-on and documentable experience with implementation of similar events is required.

4. Non-Technical Skills – Experience in volunteer management and execution. Competencies in marketing planning, budgeting, agenda planning, contracting, negotiating, and fund raising are critical. Ability to assess (trouble-shoot), recommend (identify options) and/or resolve (give direction) in problem areas.

5. Communication Skills – Requires professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to motivate teams (oftentimes a volunteer team) to produce quality results within tight timeframes and simultaneously manage several projects. Ability to participate in and facilitate group meetings. Must have keen judgment to prioritize, plan, execute and accomplish goals in timely manner with accurate results.

6. Physical Requirements – Use of all limbs and senses. Routine and frequent walking, sitting, standing, talking, and reaching; expected to lift items not more than fifty (50) pounds; ability of close vision and adjustment in focus. Must be able to climb stairs to access 2 required to drive within the scope of assignments.

7. Environmental Conditions – Generally, office environment with moderate noise levels with regular interruptions. Exposure to weather and other outside environments when preparing for events.

8. Personal/Professional Representation – Professional attire, personal appearance and demeanor to best represent image of the Arts Council of Martin County.

9. Hours of Work – Routinely, Monday through Friday, 8am-5pm, with availability for later or early daily hours and weekends for attending or coordinating events and meetings.

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POSITION: Gallery & Arts Education Manager STATUS: Part-Time, Flexible

SUPERVISOR: Executive Director

Summary:

The Gallery & Arts Education Manager supports all efforts of The Arts Council of Martin County while focused on the programmatic efforts related to the Court House Cultural Center Gallery and the Arts Education programs along with the related coordination of volunteers and special projects.

Responsibilities:

PROGRAMMATIC: CULTURAL CENTER GALLERIES

• Support Gallery Committee in planning CHCC exhibitions by maintaining records, committee meeting minutes and agendas related to their efforts

• Support administrative needs of the Gallery Committee for gallery exhibitions including artworks lists and labels, name cards for artwork, and preparation of acceptance letters/contracts and other related correspondence

• Maintains an attendance record of Gallery Visitors and guests for reporting purposes

• Recruits, places, trains and supervises receptionists (docents) at the information desk for the galleries.

• Gathers information on upcoming artists for future use in PR and marketing materials

• Compiles and maintains information from artists on value for insurance purposes and corporate files

• Updates MartinArts.org website with pertinent information on a regular basis

PROGRAMMATIC: ARTS EDUCATION

• Works with Arts Education Committee to oversee and implement the Picture People, Marvin S Cone

High School Juried Art Show and Plein Air Arts Day programs

• Maintains relationships with school-based and community-based arts teachers

• Implements evaluation of programs required for grants reporting and programmatic analysis

• Provides assistance and support to the kids area at ArtsFest

• Updates MartinArts.org website with pertinent information on a regular basis

GENERAL SUPPORT

• Provides up to date information for all Council publications and communications efforts as relevant to

assigned programmatic areas

• Answer phone calls and assist callers with questions in a professional manner

• Provides general information for the public on Council activities

DATABASE MANAGEMENT / RECORD KEEPING

• Creates and maintains list of volunteers and schedules for Gallery Docents, Gallery Committee and Arts

Education Committee to ensure their inclusion on email and regular mailings of the Council

• Updates website and related calendars with meeting and event dates

Performs other duties as directed.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS:

1. Education – College degree in arts administration or fine arts preferred.

2. Related Work Experience – Minimum of three years of experience in a related position. Related positions may include teaching art, managing a gallery or a combination.

3. Technical Skills – Demonstrated experience with implementation of training or teaching programs, curriculum development, budget management/development, volunteer management and program evaluation preferred. Experience in managing a gallery preferred. A working knowledge of grant or proposal writing is preferred. Proficiency in basic office technology required.

4. Non-Technical Skills – Knowledge of current trends in arts education and in the fine arts fields. Ability to interact and develop relationships with creative people. Ability to assess (trouble-shoot), recommend

(identify options) and/or resolve (give direction) in problem areas.

5. Communication Skills – Requires professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.

Ability to motivate teams to produce quality results within tight timeframes and budgets and simultaneously manage several projects. Ability to participate in and facilitate group meetings. Must have keen judgment to prioritize, plan, execute and accomplish goals in timely manner with accurate results.

6. Physical Requirements – Use of all limbs and senses. Routine and frequent walking, sitting, standing, talking, and reaching; expected to lift items not more than twenty (20) pounds; ability of close vision and adjustment in focus. Must be able to climb stairs to access 2 required as it may be required to drive within the scope of assignments.

7. Environmental Conditions – Generally, office environment with moderate noise levels and regular interruptions. Exposure to weather and other outside environments when attending and/or coordinating programs.

8. Personal/Professional Representation –Professional attire, personal appearance and demeanor to best represent image of the Arts Council of Martin County.

Hours of Work – Routinely, Tuesday through Friday, 10 am-4pm, with availability for later or early daily hours and weekends for implementing specific programs or events or attending meetings. May require an occasional Saturday to maintain regular gallery hours (11 am -2 pm).

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