Arts Alert: MCA is Hiring!

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Minnesota Citizens for the Arts

2233 University Ave. W. #355

St. Paul, MN 55155

651-251-0868 fax 651-917-3561

staff at mncitizensforthearts.org

www.mncitizensforthearts.org

@MnCitizen

June 4, 2012

MCA Is Hiring!

CONTACT:            Mark Albers

(651) 251-0868

GRASSROOTS FIELD WORKER POSITION AVAILABLE:

The deadline for applications is June 14th.

The position is full time (40hrs.wk) and begins July 1, 2012 & ends June 30, 2013. Salary dependent upon experience.

Working closely with staff and board, the Field Worker will be a part of organizing the arts community for the 2013 legislative session. The Field Workers duties include, but are not limited to, legislative surveys, organizing coffee parties, mass mailings, candidate forums, moderating public meetings, arts all-star award events and drumming up calls and letters at pivotal moments. The Field Worker will also participate in the day-to-day workings of the office and will assist the Executive Director as needed. This person must be alert, flexible, and willing to work on changing projects that become identified during the year to reach our goals at the Legislature. Applicants must be willing to do some travel to greater Minnesota, although the majority of time will be spent at the office.

A qualified applicant would possess the following skills:

-Interest in, experience with, and an understanding of the state legislature and Minnesota’s political process and some experience in community organizing.

-Good communication skills, especially when speaking to crowds or with people on the phone.

-Experience and interest in working with a non-profit board and the arts community.

-College degree preferred, but not required if experienced.

-An organized, self-starting, positive personality with a sense of humor.

-Computer literacy; preferably experience with Apple Computers, Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and database system Filemaker.

– Familiarity with social media pages, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.

APPLY TODAY.

Please mail or e-mail résumé and cover letter by June 14th, 2012 to:

Mark Albers

Minnesota Citizens for the Arts

2233 University Avenue West, Suite 355

St. Paul, MN 55114

staff@mncitizensforthearts.org

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