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Lead Handler

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Essential Responsibilities:

• Enthusiastically and diplomatically leads the art handlers in the field; exhibits a friendly and approachable demeanor with clients and acts as a positive ambassador for the overall Project.

• Handles, packs and installs artwork at private offices, galleries and residences, as well as in our viewing rooms and galleries; professionally secures and transports artwork, all in accordance with museum standards.

• Assists the registration department with labeling artworks and preforming condition reports; expertly stores and tracks artwork in our warehouse, as well as our vehicles, in accordance with museum standards.

• Anticipates bookings/projects and takes all necessary steps to streamline the incoming and outgoing processes.

• Ensures strong communication is facilitated throughout the team and that deadlines are continually met.

• Is part of a rotation of handlers that embark on a monthly Los Angles shuttle.

• Is available for occasional work outside the greater Bay Area.

• Attends weekly department meetings, as well as occasional programming events at 1275 Minnesota Street.

• Keeps vehicles and warehouse consistently clean and useable, bringing a proactive approach.

• Inventories supplies and administers reuse/recycling policies.

• Performs other related duties as required.

• Available to work 5 consecutive days of the week, between the hours of 8am and 6pm.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

• Minimum 3 years’ experience in a leadership position at a museum, gallery or art shipping organization; demonstrated expertise in art handling techniques, packing, crating and storing protocols, as well as client relations and team communication.

• Art transportation and shipping knowledge; Valid CA license and ability to drive a 16 – 26’ box truck.

• Professional commitment and adaptability; willingness to safely shift directions for the need of the artwork or client, in a moment’s notice.

• Experience, if not expertise, operating material moving equipment (VRCs, forklifts, scissor lifts, material lifts, gantries and pallet jacks).

• Outstanding time management; ability to quickly identify and safely resolve problems, ensuring projects stay on schedule, whilst keeping the client and team in communication.

• Demonstrates concern for detail, accuracy and precise execution of work, while managing time and efficiency of individual and team performance.

• Excellent communication skills, both verbally and written.

• Works well independently and as a team; gracefully shifts between warehouse, client and office settings, whilst communicating along the way.

• Ability to safely lift 50+ lbs individually and 75+lbs as a team.

• Proficient with PC and Mac operating systems, including Adobe and Microsoft Suites and FilemakerPro. Ability to educate others on digital platforms, as needed.

 

Benefits:

Minnesota Street Project offers a competitive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, LTD, AD&D, Paid Time Off and Parental Leave, Retirement Savings, 401-k Plan, and Pre-Taxed Commuter and Childcare Benefits.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Minnesota Street Project provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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Client Development and Relationships Manager

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Minnesota Street Project Art Services, an innovative, class-leading art-handling & collection care company in San Francisco, seeks a proactive and innovative person to strategize, develop and manage key client relationships, business development, and marketing outreach.

 

Principal Responsibilities:

• Oversee key client relationships to assure overall satisfaction and to enable proactive accommodation of client needs.

• Bear principal responsibility for business development strategy, including identification of and outreach to new clients, and ongoing relationship maintenance.

• Contribute to the definition and implementation of new services and offerings to facilitate company growth and greater client reach and satisfaction.

• Oversee Client Services Associate and contribute directly, or as necessary, in responding to client inquiries and filtering requests to appropriate departments through a streamlined workflow.

• Develop proposals and estimates for major clients and projects, following through to completion.

• Work with project management, registration, and operations departments as necessary to recommend proper scheduling and allocation of company resources, definition of service offerings, and resolution of resource and priority conflicts.

• Manage Minnesota Street Project Art Services’ on-line presence in conjunction with the Minnesota Street Project web team and oversee all external communications to properly represent the company’s products and services, solicit inputs that facilitate client response and project set-up & management, and use online tools to extend and expand the company’s offerings.

• Network to build and maintain the company’s relationships with members of the Bay Area visual arts community, including galleries, artists, museums, and nonprofits, and work with other members of the Minnesota Street Project team to define and execute programs that make a positive contribution to the community.

• Generally represent Minnesota Street Project Art Services and the Minnesota Street Project in a positive, approachable, and collaborative way.

• Establish, train, and consult departments on client-facing protocols & standards and ensure they are upheld & observed under all circumstances, taking over or managing client interactions when warranted

 

Key Qualifications:

• At least 3-years experience in a client-facing role in the visual arts field.

• Understanding of the art-handling and collection care needs of demanding, high-end collectors, galleries, and institutions and appreciation for what high-quality client service entails.

• Ability and willingness to work both independently and as part of a team.

• Ability to productively and effectively manage a flexible schedule to account for responsibilities regularly falling outside of normal business hours.

• Demonstrated ability to innovate and creatively problem-solve.

• Friendly, outgoing personality and a desire to meet and engage with a wide variety of people.

• Familiarity with office and on-line technology, tools, and platforms, including databases, spreadsheets, CRM systems, etc.

 

Salary commensurate with experience and local industry norms.

 

Benefits:

Minnesota Street Project offers a competitive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, LTD, AD&D, Paid Time Off and Parental Leave, Retirement Savings, 401-k Plan, and Pre-Taxed Commuter and Childcare Benefits.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Minnesota Street Project provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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Project Manager

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Minnesota Street Project Art Services, an innovative, class-leading art-handling & collection care company in San Francisco, seeks an experienced, proactive, multi-tasking, and detail-oriented Project Manager to oversee client projects in collaboration with our team.

 

Essential Responsibilities:

• Exhibits a friendly and approachable demeanor with all Minnesota Street Project clients, staff, and vendors, acting as a positive ambassador for Art Services, as well as the overall Project; maintains excellent relationships with clientele, including collectors, galleries, institutions, consultants, and other arts professionals, ensuring industry-leading client satisfaction.

• Receives both direct and indirect client inquiries, and responds in a timely manner to review job scope and requirements and prepare and present estimates. Follows through with clients to convert estimates to jobs

• Produces applicable resource requirements and timelines for jobs; uses our CRM to estimate, enter in pertinent job details; In collaboration with the Project Coordinator and Warehouse Coordinator, calendars and produces field documents, Schedules preliminary site-visits, mid-job check-ins, and client meetings when appropriate.

• In collaboration with our Project Coordinator and Warehouse Coordinator, prepares art handlers in advance of their assignment and/or supports their needs while in the field, explaining/clarifying the details of the overall job, helping to proactively resolve issues that may arise, and when necessary, resolving client disputes.

• Collaborates with other departments to request scheduling in-house, job-related work orders (WOs).

• In collaboration with MSPAS staff, ensures all necessary documents are created in advance of each job, including bills of lading (BOLs), work orders, artwork pull sheets, attached artwork images, certificates of insurance (COIs), condition reports, and any other documentation relevant for the field team’s success.

• Sources and secures necessary job-related artwork authorizations, extended liability agreements, vehicle or machinery rentals, specialized packing materials, and the like in collaboration with Operations, Registration, and scheduling staff.

• Reviews monthly invoices for managed jobs, ensuring billed charges are within the original quoted range and addresses billing questions with clients

• Takes an active role in following up on jobs and other client interactions to ensure client satisfaction. Works with Client Development and Relationship manager to ensure that we understand current and upcoming needs of current and prospective clients and that they understand our current and upcoming offerings.

• Attends weekly department meetings, as well as occasional programming events at 1275 Minnesota Street.

• Performs other related duties as required.

 

Reports to Head Project Manager

 

Minimum Qualifications:

• Minimum 5 years experience in a fine art services organization, museum, or gallery; minimum 3 years experience as a dispatcher, project coordinator, project manager, or equivalent; hands-on field experience;

• Ability to quickly identify and resolve problems, effectively prioritize, and manage time efficiently, ensuring projects stay on schedule.

• Demonstrated concern for detail, accuracy and precise execution of work; excellent communication skills, both verbally and written; highly organized.

• Proficient with PC and Mac operating systems and software, including Adobe and Microsoft Suites and Filemaker Pro; knowledgeable with the G Suite, AutoCAD, Sketchup, and CRMs a plus.

 

Benefits:

Minnesota Street Project offers a competitive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, LTD, AD&D, Paid Time Off and Parental Leave, Retirement Savings, 401-k Plan, and Pre-Taxed Commuter and Childcare Benefits.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Minnesota Street Project provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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Executive Director

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Commensurate with Experience
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5-30-21

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR INDIANA ARTS COMMISSION

A dynamic leader is sought for the Indiana Arts Commission, an Executive Agency under the Office of the Governor.  The ED reports to a 15-person Gubernatorially appointed commission responsible for developing, supporting, diversifying, and expanding the arts for all.

As change manager, the incumbent will advance diversity, equity, inclusion, and access, will nurture Indiana's creative assets, champion authenticity and engagement, and assist in the transformation of communities and lives through education and relevant public service.

As team builder, will forge relationships within state government as well as with the private and public sectors; will develop inclusive strategies for artists, arts providers, and communities through public planning, research-informed decision-making, and robust citizen involvement.

As thought leader, will help citizens advocate for the arts to decision-makers and influencers. Will have an expansive knowledge of the arts and allied sectors, including tourism, economic and community development, education, and philanthropy.

As public steward, will create a culture of continuous improvement for the organization with sound fiscal, operational, and performance management. Will be responsible for integrating the organizational perspectives, roles, and responsibilities of staff, Commissioners, and the Governor's Office.

 

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Trustee

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23 April 2021

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Join Our Board.

We are looking for volunteers of all ages and backgrounds to join our Board of Trustees.

Whether you are an experienced Trustee or wanting to take your first step at Board level, we want to hear from you. You will be asked to commit to attend 6-8 Board meetings a year and training is offered.

As a Trustee you will have the opportunities to shape innovative projects and work with an enthusiastic team and likeminded organisations.

Deadline for applications: 23 April 2021, 12 noon.
Interviews: w/c 3 May 2021

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Artistic and Administrative Assistant (part-time 0.4 FTE, maternity cover) pro rata £23,416

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Part-time 0.4 FTE (maternity cover) pro rata £23,416
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Noon on Friday May 7th 2021

Artistic and Administrative Assistant (part-time 0.4 FTE, maternity cover) pro rata £23,416

MED Theatre is a developmental community theatre organisation based in the Dartmoor National Park www.medtheatre.co.uk

The company is looking for an Artistic and Administrative Assistant for maternity cover, on a fixed term part-time contract for at least 9 months and up to 1 year, starting in July 2021.

Key responsibilities include leading drama workshops for children aged 5-7, assisting with creative workshops, and publicising the organisation’s activities and events. 

For full job description and application details please email.

Deadline for applications is noon on Friday May 7th 2021.

Interviews for those shortlisted will be held on 19th May in Moretonhampstead.

MED Theatre operates an equal opportunities policy. 

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