The Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans (CAC) seeks permanent part-time Gallery Guards, reporting to the Gallery Guard Supervisor.

Organizational Overview: 

Organizational Overview: 

The Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) is a multi-disciplinary contemporary arts center which is dedicated to the presentation, production, and promotion of the art of our time. It expresses its mission by organizing world class curated exhibitions, presenting a multi-disciplinary schedule of live performances and public programs, as well as educating and enlarging audiences for the arts while encouraging collaboration among diverse stakeholders composed of artists, institutions, communities, and supporters throughout the world.

The CAC was formed in the fall of 1976 as a non-collecting organization by a passionate group of artists when the prescient movement to tear down the aesthetic barriers between the performing and visual arts was active nationwide. Housed in a four-story, 80,000 square foot building with two adjacent 10,000 square foot warehouses, the CAC boasts among its many physical assets a 210 seat flexible theater as well as 14,000 square feet of exhibition space on two floors. For more information, visit cacno.org.

Departmental Overview: Frontline Dept. 

Departmental Overview: Frontline Dept.

The Frontline Dept. is a division of the External Affairs Department and is responsible for devising and executing public relations, marketing, and advertising strategies to promote all exhibitions, performances, and events programmed by the Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans.

Gallery Guards main responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Essential Functions

Essential Functions

  • Keep the works of art safe and secure.
  • Prompt for all shifts and works well with the gallery team.
  • Ensure the protection of assigned post by walking and/or standing during public hours.
  • Help keep staff, visitors, and students safe by reporting potential safety violations immediately.
  • Interact with visitors by providing general information in a pleasant fashion.
  • Turn galleries on and off each day, as instructed.
  • Maintain a neat appearance and follows professional dress code.
  • Supports the guiding principles of the position and the Institution.
  • Relationships

    • Reports to Gallery Guard Supervisor

    • Works closely with External Affairs, Visual Arts and Patron Services Manager

    Qualifications

    • Demonstrated interest in the visual arts; previous experience working in a cultural institution preferred.

    • Experience safeguarding original works of art preferred.

    How to Apply:

    Interested candidates should send a cover letter addressing both your interest in the CAC, and your qualifications for this position, and a complete resume to jobs@cacno.org

    Salary Range:

    $10 HR

    Part-time (2 or more shifts per week required)

    CAC New Orleans is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status.

    Institutional Giving Manager 

    The Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans (CAC) seeks a permanent full-time benefits eligible Institutional Giving Manager, reporting to the Associate Director of Development.

    Organizational Overview: 

    The Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) is a multi-disciplinary contemporary arts center which is dedicated to the presentation, production, and promotion of the art of our time. It expresses its mission by organizing world class curated exhibitions, presenting a multi-disciplinary schedule of live performances and public programs, as well as educating and enlarging audiences for the arts while encouraging collaboration among diverse stakeholders composed of artists, institutions, communities, and supporters throughout the world.

    The CAC was formed in the fall of 1976 as a non-collecting organization by a passionate group of artists when the prescient movement to tear down the aesthetic barriers between the performing and visual arts was active nationwide. Housed in a four-story, 80,000 square foot building with two adjacent 10,000 square foot warehouses, the CAC boasts among its many physical assets a 210 seat flexible theater as well as 14,000 square feet of exhibition space on two floors. For more information, visit cacno.org.

    Departmental Overview: Development 

    The Development Department is responsible for managing the contributed revenue of the CAC through public and private grants, corporate sponsorships, individual donations, and the CAC’s membership and special event programs.

     

    Essential Functions

    • Serve as primary grant writer for CAC, working collaboratively to research, develop, and submit grant proposals—including narrative, budget, and supplementary materials—that articulate a clear case for support of CAC;
    • Manage pre-award and post-award institutional giving efforts, including grant tracking, compliance, acknowledgment, and reporting;
    • Design yearly grants strategy and keep up-to-date information needed for reporting;
    • Prospect for new funding opportunities, including foundation, government, and corporate support;
    • Assist in cultivating and maintaining relationships with foundation, government, and corporate donors;
    • Work with External Affairs Department to maintain proper institutional donor credits on CAC website, in electronic communication, and on print materials;
    • Receive grant and sponsorship revenue and submit to Finance Department; send acknowledgement letters
    • Use Altru to maintain current database records for foundation, government, and corporate donors and prospects;
    • Generate corporate sponsorship proposals/agreements and manage sponsor benefits related to annual support and fundraising events;
    • Track metrics based on attendance, programming activities, and artist participation to use in grant applications and reports;
    • Collect marketing and publicity materials from CAC programming and related events for use in grant applications and final reporting;
    • Assist Development Department with fundraising and membership events as needed, and act as a Development representative at CAC programs as needed;
    • Track and acknowledge in-kind donations;
    • Manage and train departmental interns in institutional giving best practices as needed;
    • Other development duties as assigned.

    Relationships

    • Reports to the Associate Director of Development

    • Works closely with the Individual Giving Manager

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree is required.

    • Three or more years of experience in nonprofit development, arts administration, or writing-related field;

    • Significant experience and demonstrated success in writing grants, including national foundation and federal grants—a writing sample will be required of finalists;

    • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral;

    • Impeccable editing and proof-reading skills;

    • Strong organizational and time management skills with close attention to detail and commitment to meeting deadlines;

    • Robust research and prospecting skills;

    • Proficiency in Raiser’s Edge, Altru, or knowledge of donor database management;

    • Ability to work both independently without close oversight, and actively as a collaborator who will productively engage with others at varying levels of seniority within and outside of the organization;

    • Ability to build long-term relationships with funders;

    • High energy and passion for the CAC’s mission is essential.

    How to Apply:

    Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter to Tiffany Hall, Manager of Executive Affairs at thall@cacno.org

    No phone inquiries regarding this position will be accepted.

    The CAC is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants without regard to ethnicity, gender, age or sexual orientation.

    External Affairs Manager 

    The Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans (CAC) seeks a permanent full-time benefits eligible External Affairs Manager, reporting to the Associate Director of External Affairs.

    Organizational Overview: 

    The Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) is a multi-disciplinary contemporary arts center which is dedicated to the presentation, production, and promotion of the art of our time. It expresses its mission by organizing world class curated exhibitions, presenting a multi-disciplinary schedule of live performances and public programs, as well as educating and enlarging audiences for the arts while encouraging collaboration among diverse stakeholders composed of artists, institutions, communities, and supporters throughout the world.

    The CAC was formed in the fall of 1976 as a non-collecting organization by a passionate group of artists when the prescient movement to tear down the aesthetic barriers between the performing and visual arts was active nationwide. Housed in a four-story, 80,000 square foot building with two adjacent 10,000 square foot warehouses, the CAC boasts among its many physical assets a 210 seat flexible theater as well as 14,000 square feet of exhibition space on two floors. For more information, visit cacno.org.

    Departmental Overview: External Affairs 

    The External Affairs Department is responsible for devising and executing public relations, marketing, and advertising strategies to promote all exhibitions, performances, and events programmed by the Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans.

    The External Affairs Manager will play a key role in increasing the awareness and visitation of the CAC New Orleans, as well as the engagement in its exhibitions/performances/talks/concerts, education/access initiatives, and special events. Guided by the department’s strategic plan, the incumbent will achieve this through bold, creative, and on-brand communications, marketing and publicity initiatives.

    The manager will collaborate across departments and will be a leader in a team that implements the CAC content strategy and brand across all owned and earned communication channels.

    The Manager will supervise the Social Media Coordinator and be part of the CAC’s management team. This role reports to the Associate Director of External Affairs.

    This is a great opportunity for a candidate with strong writing, communication, and relationship-building skills who is ready to move into a more strategic and entrepreneurial role.

     

    Essential Functions

    • Assist in the development of marketing materials per the needs of the CAC’s Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Education, and Development departments and the CAC strategic marketing plan;
    • Coordinate the CAC digital marketing strategy including the coordination and content development of weekly e-newsletter, standalone electronic promotions, Need to know Communication materials.
    • Manage the Data collection effort of the CAC and assist with the proper marketing utilization of the CAC CRM systems.
    • Assist with the development and distribution of press releases and media alerts;
    • Oversee the Social Media Coordinator to insure active and engaging social media platforms.
    • Assist in the development of talking points for CAC representatives;
    • Assist in the coordination and placement of all print, broadcast, and electronic advertising.
    • Enforce CAC branding guidelines and policies;
    • Work with the CAC’s Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Education, and Development departments to design and execute audience development strategies;
    • Maintain communications, marketing, and image archives;
    • Produce in-house graphic design projects to deflect costs of designer and printing services, including printed programs for Performing Arts, Visual Arts, and Education programs, invitations and programs for Development events, and informational flyers;
    • Work with the Development department to activate and fulfill marketing components of corporate sponsorship proposals for CAC programs and events.
    • Excellent research, writing, and verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and deliver work products within strict time demands.
    • Superlative computer proficiency, including a working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, InDesign,
    • Mastery of MailChimp, Hootsuite, Google Mail Microsoft Office Suite, and familiarity with CRM systems.

    Relationships

    • Reports to the Associate Director of External Affairs

    • Works closely with the Social Media Coordinator

    Qualifications

    • Either 3-5 years of experience or a Bachelor’s Degree in communications, marketing, media relations or comparable field.

    • Must have excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills, ability to communicate effectively, courteously, and tactfully with the public, media, volunteers, and Museum staff.

    • Self-starter, resourceful, comfortable with generating ideas, setting goals, and running with them.

    • Must have superb time management skills; be detail-oriented; highly organized and be able to handle multiple tasks, adhere to deadlines and work independently and as part of a team. A motivated self-starter who is flexible and courteous.

    • Creative, resourceful, entrepreneurial mindset.

    • Ability to act with diplomacy and discretion at all organizational levels and across departments, including maintaining confidentiality.

    • Mastery of MailChimp, Hootsuite, Gmail, Google Analytics, Microsoft Office Suite and familiarity with CRM systems, Survey Monkey, Adobe Suite, Google Analytics, Adwords, a plus.

    • Strong interest in art, culture, dance, and marketing.

    How to Apply:

    Interested candidates should send a cover letter addressing both your interest in the CAC, and your qualifications for this position, and a complete resume to jobs@cacno.org

    Salary Range:

    $30,000 – $40,000 plus a competitive benefits package.

    CAC New Orleans is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status.

  • Keep the works of art safe and secure.
  • Prompt for all shifts and works well with the gallery team.
  • Ensure the protection of assigned post by walking and/or standing during public hours.
  • Help keep staff, visitors, and students safe by reporting potential safety violations immediately.
  • Interact with visitors by providing general information in a pleasant fashion.
  • Turn galleries on and off each day, as instructed.
  • Maintain a neat appearance and follows professional dress code.
  • Supports the guiding principles of the position and the Institution.
  • Relationships

    Relationships

    • Reports to Gallery Guard Supervisor

    • Works closely with External Affairs, Visual Arts and Patron Services Manager

    Qualifications

    Qualifications

    • Demonstrated interest in the visual arts; previous experience working in a cultural institution preferred.

    • Experience safeguarding original works of art preferred.

    How to Apply:

    How to Apply:

    Interested candidates should send a cover letter addressing both your interest in the CAC, and your qualifications for this position, and a complete resume to jobs@cacno.org

    jobs@cacno.org
    jobs@cacno.org

    Salary Range:

    Salary Range:

    $10 HR

    Part-time (2 or more shifts per week required)

    CAC New Orleans is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status.

    Institutional Giving Manager 

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