CHAMPAIGN, IL.- 40 North | 88 West
is now accepting applications for a part-time Project Coordinator position. This individual will coordinate performance and exhibit programs specific to downtown Champaign. The Project Coordinator will be responsible for developing and managing two programs 40 Norths Art & Sol and Sight Specific selecting visual and performing artists to contract with for outdoor performances and storefront exhibits. The Project Coordinator will be expected to perform well in a fast-paced work environment and will report to the 40 North Directors and the 40 North Board Liaison for Public Arts Programming.
The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, have experience in marketing, public relations, event planning and volunteer management and will possess excellent communication skills, have experience working with artists, some college education and a good sense of humor. Facility with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and Outlook) a plus.
40 North is a fun, challenging work environment with a Board of Directors and staff dedicated to cultivating creativity in Champaign County.
►Select and coordinate performing and visual artists for both Art & Sol and Sight Specific
►Communicate with area businesses
►Serve on the Happy Tuesday committee of the Champaign Downtown Association
►Coordinate sound and lighting needs for outdoor performances
►Coordinate publicity and marketing for both programs
►Coordinate evening-of activities and maintain an information booth at the site
►Plan opening receptions for Sight Specific program
Flexible hours, though must be available to work some evenings. This position and the aforementioned programs are supported by a grant from the City of Champaign.
Submit resume and cover letter by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to the following address no later than Friday, August 14, 2009:
40 North | 88 West
1817 S. Neil St. Suite 201
Champaign, IL 61820