Creative Capital seeks a full-time Field Manager. This position is part of the Artist Initiatives Department and this role will be focused on event programming, field research, and relationship building that will inform and support the organization on a daily basis.
This Creative Capital Field Manager reports to the Director of Artist Initiatives and is a dynamic role that necessitates an outgoing personality, authentic relationship-building skills, inquisitiveness and insightful thinking; the ability to clearly articulate visions, needs, and data to a variety of stakeholders; efficient time management and self-direction; along with a deep passion for travel, exploring opportunities in diverse communities, and experience managing large gatherings.
- Function as internal lead coordinator for Creative Capital Artist Retreat to be held June 2019
- Coordinate mid-to-large scale events and activities such as information sessions, workshops, and public facing programs
- Research, develop, and maintain relationships with local artists, arts professionals, and partner organizations
- Represent Creative Capital at local gatherings, artist meetings, convenings, and conferences
- Work closely with artists on initiatives and projects
- Track outcomes and assess program development, including preparing reports and other outward-facing documents
- Create assessments and reports regarding shifting trends in artist needs and organizational focus across geographic regions and disciplines
- Contribute to and inform program design and development
- Maintain databases and other tracking tools
- Assist with special projects as needed
Ideal candidate will be a true “people person”, an active listener and progressive thinker who can engage with the needs and priorities of various individuals and communities, while maintaining balance, efficiency and vision. Exhibits deep understanding of and significant proven experience working with cultural organizations and diverse artist communities. Exceptional interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, a, motivated leader and creative problem-solver who enjoys travel and research. A demonstrated ability to organize events and connect communities, with the ability to build trust across diverse geographies. Must be willing to travel 30-50% and work flexible hours, including some weekends and evenings.
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent tertiary qualifications in the Arts/Social Sciences/Humanities. Excellent tech skills with high proficiency in Google platforms along with Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite (Salesforce is a plus).
The position is full-time (40 hours/week) in Creative Capital’s New York City office (with the possibility of working remotely part-time) along with occasional evening hours for events. Includes generous paid time off and benefits. Competitive salary in the range of $58,000 – $64,000. Seeking to fill the position by late March.
Send cover letter and resume to the attention of Marianna Schaffer, Director of Artist Initiatives at email@example.com. No phone calls.
About Creative Capital
Creative Capital supports innovative and adventurous artists across the country through funding, counsel, and career development services. Creative Capital seeks to amplify the voices of artists working in all creative disciplines and catalyze connections to help them realize their visions and build sustainable practises.
Creative Capital is committed to diversity in all its forms and is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, or any other protected characteristic as established by law. Since 2015, Creative Capital has been participating in ongoing anti-oppression training to examine systemic issues that perpetuate inequality. We remain committed to this work and are currently participating in Race Forward’s Racial Equity in the Arts Innovation Lab to continue our institutional and personal education.