Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Employment Opportunities at the Maine Arts Commission

Do you want to help further the cultural sector of Maine? If you would like to be a part of decision making on a statewide scale then review the following positions and apply today.

The Maine Arts Commission currently has two open positions, one for a Director of Operations and the other for Director of Communication. The deadlines for applications are January 3 and December 27 respectively.

The Director of Operations will assist the Executive Director in the day-to-day operations of the Maine Arts Commission and will oversee certain program initiatives. The agency is interested in applicants who are deeply and broadly knowledgeable in the arts, with a proven career engagement with arts innovation, engagement with artists and arts organizations and general diplomacy. Development skills are a plus, excellent written and verbal skills are essential. Responsibilities include human resource management, strategic planning implementation, internal fiscal and office management affairs, coordinating agency programs, and acting as liaison with arts organizations, the Maine Arts Commission members, as well as regional, federal and state agencies and commissions. This position entails assistance with human resources generally, demonstrable problem solving skills and a willingness to learn and follow bureaucratic systems. Work is performed under administrative direction. The salary range for this position is $52,478.40 to $72,155.20/annually.

The Communication Director will be responsible for leading a wide range of communications work to promote and improve public, employee and funder understanding of the Maine Arts Commission’s objectives and achievements and of relevant cultural-related issues. This may include, but is not limited to: communications and marketing strategy development, communications program planning and execution, oversee media relations, materials and events; media relations and website management. The salary range for this position is $37,918.40 to $ 51,376.00 annually.

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