Job Title: Community Arts Manager

Classification: Part-Time, Exempt

Reports to: Deputy Director

Date Revised: January 4, 2018

Overview: The Community Arts Manager is responsible for building strong relationships with the Baltimore residents, libraries, churches, local businesses, non-profits, and foundations in Baltimore. This includes managing signature events, such as the Great Halloween Lantern Parade that reaches more than10,000 people of all ages, World Refugee Day, Kwanzaa Family Day, and other programming. The position uses arts to foster community and engagement with diverse residents including new and older generations of immigrants, refugees, and longstanding residents. The position will average 20 hours/week with some weeks requiring more or fewer hours. September and October will require 30+ hours/week with time off in other months to compensate.

Principal Responsibilities:

Events Management – 40%

  • Manage community events from conception, planning, and budgeting through implementation and evaluation
  • Identify new opportunities for events within the community
  • Recruit, train, and supervise volunteers for events

Community Arts Programming – 25%

  • Create and implement original arts programs that enrich the community and their connection to Creative Alliance
  • Foster dialogue between diverse groups of people in the community through the arts
  • Cultivate opportunities for neighborhood engagement and professional development for artists and performers

Community Outreach – 20%

  • Establishes and maintains partnerships with neighbors and community organizations, including area schools, community associations, churches, and businesses
  • Attend neighborhood meetings and functions to establish and maintain community relations
  • Keep abreast of neighborhood and city-wide community events and opportunities

Advancement – 15%

  • Coordinate with the Deputy Director and the Development Department on community arts funding opportunities
  • Coordinate with the Marketing Manager for news and media opportunities including Spanish language media
  • Develop sponsorship opportunities for local businesses.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be comprehensive. Employee may perform other related functions to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.


  • Experience in developing and implementing community arts programs
  • Experience with project and events management including production schedules and timelines
  • Experience with volunteer management

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Ability to establish relations and collaborate with diverse communities

Deadline: Application materials to be received by 2/11/17.

Salary: $24,000 annually

As an inclusive community that works toward being an anti-racist organization, Creative Alliance encourages applicants of all ages, races, classes, gender identities, sexual orientations, religions, and physical abilities.


Fluent in Spanish


None specified


No requirement


[email protected]

To apply, please send an email to [email protected] with Community Arts Manager in the subject and attach resume, cover letter, and a list of festivals and/or events you have managed with dates.