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ARTS INITIATIVE ASSISTANT - ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & PLANNING

 

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

ARTS INITIATIVE ASSISTANT

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & PLANNING

Open: August 13, 2015

Closing: August 21, 2015 @ 3:00 p.m.

Primary Function:

Assist the Arts Initiative Coordinator and the Entrepreneur Program with providing needed services and activities to assist, develop, and market Red Lake Nation artists. Reports to Economic Development & Planning Director, part-time position; salary; $10.00 hourly (15 hours per week).

Essential Responsibilities & Duties:

• Work within the Entrepreneur Program to assist with defining and achieving annual objectives, schedules, and overall strategies for artist development and promotion.

• Assist with various tasks needed for artist development and artist events.

• Be the lead on the maintenance of an Artist database.

• Responsible for communication with the Entrepreneur Program and the overall department.

• Assist with monitoring and documenting all work and activities with outcomes for evaluation and reporting.

• Assist with assignment coordination of various tasks needed for artist activities and events.

• Assist with communication and coordinating department staff as needed for artist activities and events.

• Assist with development and distribution of marketing materials needed for artists, as well as art activities and events; including online methods.

• Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and vendors in a fast paced work environment.

• Assist the department with identifying and managing funding sources for artist projects.

• Assist with monitoring of resources and trends that would benefit the artists.

• Well-developed oral and written communication skills; able to present appropriate and concise information, meet specified deadlines, and work well under pressure.

• Be an effective Economic Development & Planning team member and maintain effective communication with department staff.

• Trustworthy with confidential tribal information.

• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

• GED/High School Diploma.

• Strong organizational skills and detail oriented.

• Familiar with various aspects of working in the arts (visual, literary, and performing).

• A strong communication network established with Red Lake Nation artists and artist resources.

• Event planning experience.

• Office administrative skills.

• Website development and social media experience would be a plus.

• Project Management Training would also be a plus.

• American Indian Preference.

TO APPLY: Applications and copies of certifications/diplomas are being accepted at the Red Lake Human Resources Department, P.O. Box 546, Red Lake, MN 56671 Phone 218-679-1847.

 

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