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Events and Arts Program Coordinator sought by City of Sherwood, OREGON, USA.

Posted on : 17/03/2015   Dead Line :30/03/2015

The City of Sherwood is seeking an enthusiastic, creative and motivated individual to fill a full time position as Events and Arts Program Coordinator.  This Coordinator will work in the beautiful new Sherwood Center for the Arts and will develop, market, and implement new community arts programming and events for the Center. This position will also coordinate the City’s participation in community events, and coordinate advertising and publicity for the Community Services Department. The best fit for this position will be someone who has a background in event management, community arts programming, marketing and exceptional organizational and customer service skills. Some evening and weekend hours will be required.  See the full job description for more details.  Come be a part of what makes Sherwood a great place to live, work, and visit

This is a full time position with benefits. For more information and a full job description visit website below.
http://www.sherwoodoregon.gov/jobs


Program Director sought by Cannon Beach Arts Association

 POSTED: 18/03/2015            Deadline: 15/04/2015

The Cannon Beach Arts Association’s mission is to support, fund and enhance the arts and artists in Cannon Beach and the region through education, events and exhibits. The Association has been operating since 1986 and is an established 501c3 supported by 9 Board members and many community sponsors. The Program Director reports to the Chair of the Cannon Beach Arts Association. The gallery is co-located with a coffee house/bakery in midtown Cannon Beach and features monthly exhibits. Our other programs include Summer Art Camp, a Summer Internship, an Individual Artist Grant and student scholarships. Cannon Beach is a natural haven for artists and an attraction to travelers worldwide.

Skills and Knowledge Required of the Program Director
Knowledge
• An understanding and appreciation of art and the art environment; particularly hanging art exhibits, attracting artists and art patrons.
• Grant writing and management 
• Marketing, fund raising and the use of social media.
• Computer skills and a willingness to learn new applications is a must. Microsoft Office is used to effectively monitor budgets and grants, prepare reports and market services.
• Website maintenance

Skills
• Working effectively with diverse populations; particularly as it relates to the Gallery Committee, gallery patrons, Association members, potential sponsors, volunteer training and coordination, internship training and oversight.
• Organization and coordination skills; particularly as it relates to scheduling shows, art sales and exhibitions, arranging and securing guest jurors, coordinating receptions.
• Personnel Coordination; particularly as it relates to working with the Board of Directors, Gallery Committee, volunteers and interns.
• Record maintenance; particularly as it relates to Gallery exhibit records, volunteer hours, inventory, cash and expenses.
• Communication; particularly as it relates to individuals and organizations. Acting as the spokesperson for the organization. Building relationships with the local community.
• Provide professional insights and assistance to the Board to support the Mission and Objectives of the organization.
• Develop potential funding and membership opportunities.
• Proper handling of art including shipping and receiving of art.

This is a 30-hour per week salaried position, with a starting compensation of $28,000.00 per year. Please send cover letter and resume that includes past employers and three references to the attention of Mary Bess Gloria. Describe in your cover letter what appeals to you about this position and how your experience prepares you for the job. For general information about our organization, please visit website below. For specific questions or inquiries, emails may be sent to marybess8@gmail.com

FOR DETAILS CLICK : http://www.cannonbeacharts.org

 


STEP Beyond Travel Grant

Through this grants scheme, we fund emerging artists and cultural workers to explore and to exchange views, skills and inspiration. We have been supporting all kinds of cross-border creativity – including music, visual art, theatre, dance, film, documentary, multimedia, design, photography, fashion and cultural capacity building. 

ABOUT THE STEP BEYOND TRAVEL GRANTS

STEP Beyond Travel Grants are designed for up-and-coming artists and cultural workers to travel between EU and EFTA (European Free Trade Association), and countries bordering the EU. Priority is given to individuals who are under 35 years old and/or who are in the first 10 years of their career. The STEP Beyond funding scheme emerged from previous mobility grant programmes such as Erasmus and APEXchanges.

Join the ECF STEP Beyond Lab to check if your travel plans are eligible and to submit your application. As well as offering a quick and easy application process, the networking platform also offers the opportunity to meet other applicants.

APPLY

You can apply online directly from the ECF STEP Beyond Lab

There is no deadline for this grant scheme, which operates on a rolling basis. The selection process takes up to one month. Although you can apply at any time, please bear in mind that your travel cannot take place before our funding decision has been communicated to you. Check if you are eligible

 


Balkans Arts and Culture Fund

The Balkan Incentive Fund for Culture (BIFC) – run by ECF from 2006 to June 2013 – is now the ‘Balkans Arts and Culture Fund’. Since 1 July 2013, this grant scheme is owned and managed by our partner in the Balkan region, art∡ngle – Balkans | Culture | Development, with the financial support of the Swiss Government and ECF.

 

Watch this video about the Balkans Arts and Culture Fund.

About the Balkans Arts and Culture Fund

The Balkans Art and Culture Fund (BAC) operates in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Kosovo, Macedonia and Serbia. This regional fund aims to promote independent cultural scene in the Western Balkans by providing support to socially relevant projects in the field of culture and art, and by encouraging participation and capacity building of cultural workers. At the same time, BAC seeks to facilitate the establishment of a sustainable funding framework for the independent cultural scene.

From 2006 to June 2013, the Balkan Incentive Fund for Culture (BIFC) supported collaborative artistic and cultural projects conceived by organisations within, or cooperating with, the countries of the Western Balkans. The funding stream aimed to strengthen relations across the Western Balkans, as well as strengthening the region’s relations with Europe.

ECF’s decision to devolve responsibility for the fund came after a period of careful consultation with our funding partner, Open Society Foundations. art∡ngle is well positioned to manage the fund in the Balkans, and has a broad coverage and knowledge of the cultural sector. Built upon the legacy of the Swiss Cultural Programme in the Western Balkans, their mission is to promote and advocate the social relevance of arts and culture by supporting cultural actors in their work, strengthening their capacities, and championing cooperation and exchange. art∡ngle’s ambition is to offer organisations in the region a broader opportunity to access seed money – using ECF’s funding as leverage to attract further interest and commitment and to create further possibilities for cultural influence in the Western Balkan region.

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