Red Lake Nation News - Babaamaajimowinan (Telling of news in different places)






Open: May 5, 2016

Closing: May 20, 2016 @ 3:00 p.m.

Primary Function:

Work within the Entrepreneur Program to provide needed services and activities to assist, develop, and market Red Lake Nation artists. Reports to Economic Development & Planning Director, part-time position; salary; $12.00 hourly (30 hours per week).

Essential Responsibilities & Duties:

• Work within the Entrepreneur Program to define and achieve annual objectives, schedules, and overall strategies for artist development and promotion.

• Coordination of appropriate tasks needed for artist development and artist events.

• Assist with the development of a successful artist's cooperative.

• Responsible for communication with the Entrepreneur Program and the overall department, including proper documentation and processing of project expenses and timelines.

• Monitor and document all work and activities with outcomes for evaluation and reporting.

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

• Communicate and coordinate 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 funding sources for projects; and assist with proper documentation and management of awarded funding.

• Continuous 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.

• Work in unison with the Arts Initiative Assistant in accomplishing artist activities, events, tasks and goals.

• Trustworthy with confidential tribal information.

• Other duties as assigned.


• GED/High School Diploma.

• Event planning experience.

• 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.

• Any formal artist development training would be a plus.

• Website development and social media experience is a plus.

• Project Management Training and Cooperative Knowledge would also be a plus.

• American Indian Preference.

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


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