Director of Federal AffairsCommunications and Content ManagerResearch Associate, Americans for the Arts

The Director of Federal Affairs works with the Senior Director of Federal Affairs and Arts Education and the Chief Counsel of Government and Public Affairs in developing and promoting the federal legislative agenda of Americans for the Arts to Congress and the Administration.  Advocacy efforts include direct lobbying; proposing, monitoring, and analyzing legislation; working in formal and informal coalitions; organizing strategic events; and mobilizing Americans for the Arts’ grassroots members and constituencies.  Advocacy efforts also include the production of the Arts Advocacy Day annual conference.  The Director will be responsible for liaison work with the U.S. House of Representatives and legislative policy development relating to tax policy, technology, education, economic development and other issues considered by both the House and the Senate, as well as the Administration. (Deadline: May 24)

Americans for the Arts’ Marketing, Communications, and Technology team is looking for a Communications Content Manger to identify, create, and distribute valuable content and stories to attract, acquire, and engage targeted audiences. The ideal candidate will be familiar with multiple platforms (print, web, and social media) for delivering content to broad audiences and savvy at developing content for these platforms. Working with staff, the Manager will help define their existing and potential audiences and help shape their work into content and stories that engage and build relationships. Whether you are writing or assigning the development of such content, you will be guiding and inspiring those you work with about the power of storytelling and content. (Deadline: May 24)

The Research Associate provides day-to-day coordination of research studies on segments of America’s arts industry. These are action-oriented studies about the programs and services of local arts agencies, expand the conversation about arts policy, and provide awareness and understanding of the value of the arts in community life. Research studies focus on such issues as the creative industries, economic impact of the arts, and the budgets and programs of the local arts agency field. Specifically, the Associate’s work involves understanding project goals and methodologies; coordinating data collection efforts; ensuring accurate data entry; conducting appropriate statistical analyses; and writing data summaries, final reports, and articles for publication. (Deadline: May 31)

Note: The Communication and Content Manager position runs ARTSBlog, an important resource in the arts blogosphere.

Museum and Cultural Affairs Director, City of Riverside (CA)

The City of Riverside is seeking a dynamic and innovative professional to serve as Museum and Cultural Affairs Director and to lead the City’s expanding Arts and Culture program. The position is an integral member of the executive management team and will direct the development and operation of the Municipal Museum and promote the arts for people of all ages. The successful candidate will be responsible for multiple entertainment venues to include programming for two 1,600 seat theaters as well as a black box theater. The Museum and Cultural Affairs Director is also responsible for putting on the City’s signature events including the famed “Festival of Lights.”

Deadline: May 31, 2013. This position carries a salary range of $116,136 to $145,116.

Executive Director, American Evaluation Association (via SmithBucklin)

SmithBucklin is seeking an Executive Director in our Washington, D.C. office to work closely with the Board of Directors and membership as the chief staff executive for our client organization, the American Evaluation Association (AEA). The American Evaluation Association is an international professional association of evaluators devoted to the application and exploration of program evaluation, personnel evaluation, technology, and many other forms of evaluation. Evaluation involves assessing the strengths and weaknesses of programs, policies, personnel, products, and organizations to improve their effectiveness. AEA has approximately 7500 individual members representing all 50 states in the United States as well as over 60 foreign countries.

No deadline. You can apply here.

Summer 2013 Seth Godin Internship

For the fourth time, I’m assembling a team of interns to brainstorm, sketch out and possibly build a new online thing. I’m hoping you’re open to reading through the details of how this works and possibly applying.

Deadline: May 31, 2013. As they say, self-recommending.