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Community Arts Manager

Job Title: Community Arts Manager

Classification: Part-Time, Exempt

Reports to:  Deputy Director

Date Revised: January 4, 2018

Overview: The Community Arts Manager is responsible for building strong relationships with the Baltimore residents, libraries, churches, local businesses, non-profits, and foundations in Baltimore. This includes managing signature events, such as the Great Halloween Lantern Parade that reaches more than10,000 people of all ages, World Refugee Day, Kwanzaa Family Day, and other programming. The position uses arts to foster community and engagement with diverse residents including new and older generations of immigrants, refugees, and longstanding residents. The position will average 20 hours/week with some weeks requiring more or fewer hours. September and October will require 30+ hours/week with time off in other months to compensate.

Principal Responsibilities:

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

Community Arts Programming – 25%

  • Create and implement original arts programs that enrich the community and their connection to Creative Alliance
  • Foster dialogue between diverse groups of people in the community through the arts
  • Cultivate opportunities for neighborhood engagement and professional development for artists and performers

Community Outreach – 20%

  • Establishes and maintains 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

Advancement – 15%

  • Coordinate with the Deputy Director and the Development Department on community arts funding opportunities
  • Coordinate with the Marketing Manager 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 with project and events management including production schedules and timelines
  • Experience with volunteer management

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Ability to establish relations and collaborate with diverse communities

How to Apply: To apply, please send an email to info@creativealliance.org with Community Arts Manager in the subject and attach resume, cover letter, and a list of festivals and/or events you have managed with dates.

Deadline: Application materials to be received by 2/11/17.

Salary: $24,000 annually

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.



Event Manager

Job Title:  Event Manager

Classification: Part-time, Non-exempt

Reports to: Operations and Rentals Manager

Date Revised: December 28th 2017

Salary: $14/Hour

Overview: Event Managers are ambassadors for Creative Alliance, who work with staff, performers, volunteers, and patrons to ensure high caliber and memorable experiences at all events. This position mainly consists of evening and weekend hours during performances, screenings, and special events.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Provide excellent customer service all patrons and performers.
  • Preparing venue for performances including setting up audience chairs in theater.
  • Manage bartenders, box office assistants, and volunteers.
  • Prepare and reconcile cash banks and reports for box office and bars
  • Work with event lead and performers to ensure events run flawlessly and on time.
  • Maintain tidiness of facility including end of shift clean up and trash removal.
  • Close and secure building at end of shift.
  • Troubleshoot issues as they arise.

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:

  • Confident, take charge attitude, ability to multi-task, and real-time problem solve
  • Outgoing personality who enjoys interacting with people
  • Availability to work evenings and weekends; occasional weekdays, daytime hours a plus
  • 1-5 years managing events and/or performances 
  • 1-5 years Customer Service Experience
  • Experience handling cash
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Enthusiasm for Creative Alliance’s mission, programs, and workshops

Preferred:

  • Bartending or bar management experience
  • Box Office Experience
  • Ability to speak Spanish
How to Apply: To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Laura Stokes laura@creativealliance.org

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.



 

Program Assistant Job Opening- Creative Alliance OST at Tench Tilghman

Job Title: Program Assistant
Classification: Part-time, Non-exempt
Reports to: Site Directors, Kristine Puzio and Ti Coleman
Compensation: $15/hour
Site: Tench Tilghman Elementary/Middle School
Address: 600 N Patterson Park Ave
Schedule: Monday- Thursday, with the exception of the first Monday of the month
Hire Dates: January 9 - May 31 2018

Overview: We provide comprehensive after school and summer art programs to students in grades K-8. In our comprehensive after school program, students receive homework help, art enrichment, exercise, snack and supper. We partner with art organizations and teaching artists to provide artistic enrichment activities, including theatre, African drumming, music, dance, visual arts, dance intramural sports and photography!

Principal Responsibilities: Program assistants support lead teachers with actively engaging students, managing the classroom and completing daily learning objectives.

Essential Functions:

  • Promote the mission and goals of Creative Alliance
  • Be actively engaged with students at all times during the program
  • Ensure students transition between classes in an orderly fashion that provide youth leadership opportunities
  • Assist Lead Instructor with academic and enrichment classes that are personalized to the student and lead up to a public presentation or demonstration
  • Assist lead teachers with daily objectives and actively participate in lessons
  • Assist in setting up after school program space
  • Log attendance, snack and supper per student
  • Log behavior for each student daily in provided forms
  • Clean up after meals and snack
  • Report all concerns regarding youth performance to supervisor
  • Report all incidents regarding behavior and safety protocols to supervisor
  • Assist students in organizing their own supplies and cleaning up
  • Attend trainings and professional development workshops
  • Other duties as assigned by coordinator, co-directors and Creative Alliance leadership

Requirements:

  • Passion for arts and education
  • Enthusiasm for Creative Alliance’s education mission
  • Experience working with elementary and middle school students
  • Timeliness
  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with students and teachers
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
If interested, please email Maria Gabriela Aldana, Education Director, (maria@creativealliance.org ) your letter of interest, resume reflecting teaching experience, and two references by January 3, 2018. Interview is 3.5 hours includes a meeting with Site Co-Directors and trial run with youth.
 
 
 


 Creative Alliance Theater Technician

The Creative Alliance, a non-profit multi-purpose arts center located in Southeast, Baltimore, has a job opening for a part time Theater Technician with strong audio and some lighting / projection experience for our black box theater.

Successful candidate must have:

  • Experience mixing live audio (both FOH and monitors) using digital consoles.
  • Familiarity with, and enjoyment of, diverse genres of music;  from bluegrass to jazz, hip hop & world genres.
  • Moderate physical strength needed to set up and break down portable staging and ladders, lift speakers and lights.
  • Ability to work nights and weekends.
  • Ability to work comfortably and safely at height.
  • Basic stagecraft skills, including familiarity with patching a stage, setting up backline, simple rigging, electrical theory, cable running and proper coiling, carpentry, using power tools, equipment troubleshooting & repair.
  • Must be able to work on a team with performers, Technical Director, Performance Director, other Theater Techs, Event Managers, Operations Director, caterers and volunteers.
  • Should be comfortable with & respectful of individuals from all backgrounds and enjoy working with very diverse programming.

Highly valued but not required (can train):

  • Ability to run stage lighting, including basic lighting design, fixture hanging and focus as well as video projection equipment.
  • Familiarity with Soundcraft Si Expression mixing board, ETC Express lighting console, Powerpoint and other MS Office apps, Mac OS and iTunes

http://www.creativealliance.org/calendar/music-performance

http://www.creativealliance.org/calendar/screenings

To apply email cover letter and resume to: adam@creativealliance.org

 

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