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About Us: Simply ArtAble is a non-profit arts education center and drop-in paint studio open to the public. We offer kids\u2019 and adult painting classes, summer camps, host kids\u2019 and adult painting parties, and other special events to support the work of our non-profit mission. Title Marketing & Communications Manager Type Job Class Part-time Date 1\/11\/2018 Region Twin Cities Metro City, State Minneapolis, MN Summary Simply ArtAble seeks a part-time Marketing & Communications Manager to work in the studio approximately 25 hours per week. Must be available to work occasional weekends and evenings. The Marketing & Communications Manager will serve as part of the management team, alongside the Executive\/Creative Director and the Development & Operations Manager. The person in this role will lead the marketing and communications functions of the organization, responsible for developing and implementing marketing activities and identifying opportunities to create partnerships, increase funding, and grow the organization. As Simply ArtAble is a direct service organization with retail hours, open to the public, this position requires a combination of nonprofit management and retail management skills and experience. Because we are a small organization, it is necessary for the Marketing & Communications Manager to learn all aspects of the organization, including instructing painters, leading parties, and taking part in daily studio maintenance and administration as well. Description Responsibilities: Marketing and Communications Identify, evaluate, and creatively engage in partnerships and funding opportunities designed to advance existing programs and new initiatives of the organization\u00a0 With the Executive\/Creative Director, develop and implement strategic activities in order to expand and grow the organization\u00a0 Identify and get to know our target markets and develop and implement a plan to achieve greater market penetration\u00a0 Oversee and manage website renovation and re-branding process, ensuring greater brand identity\u00a0 Ensure consistent brand messaging and presence throughout the organization\u00a0 Create, execute and manage annual marketing\/communications calendar\u00a0 Manage digital content and strategic direction on all platforms, including website, social media, and e-newsletter\u00a0 With the Development and Operations Manager, develop proposals and marketing materials for funders, and work to secure new sources of corporate and foundation support\u00a0 With Executive\/Creative Director, identify and develop partnerships to increase our wholesale buying power, obtain donated items, and\/or corporate sponsorships\u00a0 Attend fairs and special events to advertise and promote our programs\u00a0 Build and maintain relationships and partnerships with other nonprofits, local businesses, agencies, funders, and other stakeholders\u00a0 Serve as the spokesperson of the organization, speaking passionately about, advocating for, and increasing visibility of the organization\u2019s mission and programs General Understand the \u201cflow\u201d of the studio and be vigilant and aware of customer needs and respond accordingly\u00a0 Assist with drop-in painting and studio activities as needed, including supervising staff and volunteers during events, guiding painters, completing basic admin tasks as needed. Qualifications Qualifications: Experience in marketing or nonprofit communications preferred; retail or customer service experience a plus\u00a0 Strong and effective communicator, persuasive speaking and writing skills\u00a0 A self-starter, an optimist, and an opportunist\u00a0 Must have connections in the community and have the ability to engage stakeholders effectively and build relationships\u00a0 Strong collaborative and problem-solving skills\u00a0 Must be comfortable working with people of all ages and abilities Compensation & Benefits Starting wage $17\/hour, with possibility for increase after 6 month review.
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