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Assistant Director, Traditional Arts

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$47,500.00
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Open until filled

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The Assistant Director is responsible for supporting the implementation of the South Arts initiative, In These Mountains, Central Appalachian Folk Arts & Culture, and other traditional arts programming including but not limited to grants, systems management, and convening programs.

Responsibilities:

The Assistant Director will primarily assist with the development and implementation of In These Mountains, Central Appalachian Folk Arts & Culture, an initiative supporting folk arts and culture in Appalachian Regional Commission counties in Kentucky, North Carolina, and Tennessee. The position will provide support for the In These Mountains Grants Program, and the Folk Art Instructors and Emerging Traditional Arts Program cohort convenings in addition to working with key program partners to support folk arts education, mentor and apprentice artists programs, graduate student fieldwork and community scholar training.  

Tasks include, but are not limited to:

Assist with planning and presenting online and/or in-person Folk Art Instructors and Emerging Traditional Artists Program cohort convenings, respectively.

Generate contracts, letters of agreement, memos of understanding and other similar documents.

Develop applications and surveys.

Organize and review grant applications, final reports, and support materials.

Provide technical assistance to grant applicants and recipients.

Responsible for notes from meetings with funders, partners, and artists.

Recommend fieldwork photos/videos/soundbites for South Arts social media/website.

Draft programming information for South Arts website and communications.

Organize and review partner final reports and support materials including details of specific program folk arts education activities.

Organize and ensure proper labeling and organization of fieldwork materials.

Provide graduate student fieldworkers technical assistance.

Assist with evaluation of all program components including participant interviews.

General

Respond to inquiries via telephone and email

Follow internal accounting procedures to generate payments associated with invoices, memos of agreement, and contracts.

Complete related program and organizational tracking, correspondence, and/or follow-up for all assigned projects.

Create, read, analyze, file, retrieve, and maintain organization of program files, and fieldwork documentation.

Required Knowledge

Office Administration and Management - Thorough knowledge of business and management principles involved in planning, resource allocation, and coordination of people and resources, comprehensive knowledge of administrative office procedures and systems.

Customer Service - Thorough knowledge of principles and processes for providing excellent internal and external customer service

Technology - Knowledge of office electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software. Knowledge of report building, strategies for data collection, and presentation.

Preferred Knowledge

Folklife and/or oral history fieldwork processes and procedures.

Grantmaking - General knowledge of foundation and government grantmaking.

Non-profit Arts Operations - General knowledge of non-profit arts and cultural sectors.

Required Skills

Critical Thinking - Uses logic and reasoning to understand, analyze, and evaluate complex situations and research information to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to the training needs identified; combines pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).

Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; varies writing style to meet needs; presents numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written information.

Written Presentation - Possesses sense of design and print layout for balanced composition and format/font consistency as necessary.

Interpersonal Relationships - Develops and maintains cooperative and professional relationships with employees at all levels of the organization to include representatives from other departments and organizations.

Judgment and Decision Making - Evaluates the best method of research and then exercises appropriate judgment in establishing priorities and resolving complex matters; considers the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

Required Abilities

Communication - Excellent ability to communicate complex ideas and proposals effectively so others will understand to include preparation of reports, agendas, and policies. Excellent ability to listen and understand information and ideas presented verbally and in writing. Ability to handle all interactions and issues with poise, tact, and diplomacy and in a confidential manner.

Coordination of Work - Ability to establish and implement effective administrative and management programs and procedures. Ability to plan and organize daily work routine. Establishes priorities for the completion of work in accordance with sound time management. Estimates expected time of completion of elements of work and establishes a personal schedule accordingly. Implements work activity in accordance with priorities and estimated schedules. Maintains a calendar for meetings, deadlines, and events.

Accounting/Budgeting - Ability to perform arithmetic, algebraic, and statistical applications. Ability to employ economic and accounting principles and practices in the analysis and reporting of data.

Requirements

A bachelor's degree preferably in the liberal arts and/or a field such as Appalachian Studies, Arts Management, Cultural Anthropology, Folk Studies, or Oral History.

A minimum of five years of combined experience in arts administration, public sector folklife programming or other pertinent areas, and/or project management, including working with artists, non-profit grants management, and event planning.

Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Basic knowledge of MS Office, with advanced knowledge of:

Outlook - scheduling meetings, managing calendars, use of rooms and other advanced functions; also managing, importing, and exporting contacts; task management.

Word - document formatting, review options/tracking, mail merge, layout options.

Excel - spreadsheet creation; column and row formatting; data sorting; page formatting, including borders, gridlines, and use of headers and footers.

SharePoint - file and data sharing collaboration.

Microsoft Teams - file and date sharing collection.

Basic knowledge of online systems including:

CRM - constituent relationship management systems; some Salesforce experience beneficial.

Basic knowledge of creating marketing/promotional level documents for internal and/or public use.

Other Requirements:

Occasional travel up to 5% of the time.

The position will be based at the South Arts’ office in Atlanta, Georgia.

The position is a temporary time limited position (July 1, 2021-June 30, 2024)

Physical Requirements:

Sedentary work - Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.

The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication of parts at distances close to the eyes.

Use of fingers - Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with whole hand or arm as in handling.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary – $47,500.00 (non-negotiable); Benefits – South Arts offers an excellent benefits package that includes health, dental, and life insurance; long-term and short-term disability; vacation; paid holidays; and a 403(b) plan with company match.

The position is a temporary time limited position (July 1, 2021-June 30, 2024)

Application Submission: Deadline: Open until filled

Email resume and cover letter to:

Attn: Human Resources

E-mail to: hr@southarts.org

South Arts’ mission is advancing Southern vitality through the arts. South Arts is a non-profit regional arts organization founded in 1975 to build on the South’s unique heritage and enhance the public value of the arts. South Arts’ work responds to the arts environment and cultural trends with regional perspective. South Arts’ offers an annual portfolio of activities designed to address the role of the arts in impacting the issues important to our region, and to link the South with the nation and the world through the arts.

The organization works in partnership with the state arts agencies of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. It is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, member states, foundations, businesses, and individuals.

For more information about South Arts, please refer to our website at www.southarts.org

Equity Statement:

South Arts is an inclusive employer and adheres to Equal Employment Opportunity Commission standards. South Arts does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, military status, economic status, or geographic location in any of its activities or operations.

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Beyond the White Veil

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This is a feature film that will be entered into several film festivals, including ScreamFest and Dragon Con. Will also be released online for rental and purchase. Tells the story of Merlin the wizard, who has three days to save a young witch named Morgan le Fay from being enslaved by an evil spirit. This film combines elements of horror and fantasy. Nonunion. 

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$230 for one day of filming

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Goddess: Nimue, the Lady of the Lake

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20-49

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Seeking a physically fit female dancer the role of a seductive Pagan Goddess for a feature film to be shot this June in Lawrenceville, GA. The role pays 230 dollars for one day of filming, which will be delivered on day of filming. Movie will be entered into several film festivals, including Dragon Con and ScreamFest. Movie will also be made available online for purchase and rental. Due to COVID, special precautions will be taken. All camera equipment will be wiped down. Social distancing will be practiced in between takes. Filming will be for one day in Lawrenceville, GA, during the last eight days of June.

This Pagan Goddess lives in a lake in a medieval forest. She is powerful, wise, slightly spiteful, and full of sensual energy. Think of Lady Galadriel from THE LORD OF THE RINGS, with a hard-nosed, sexual edge. Pagan Goddess has nine pages of dialogue, as well as a highly enticing dance. For a reference for what I am looking for, please look at Selma's Hayak's dance from the movie FROM DUSK TIL DAWN. She plays a sexy vampire in a bikini who dances (actually, she just struts around) with a python around her neck. (Python will not be present for this movie, unless the performer asks for it.) Performer will be treated will full respect at all times. Minimal cast and crew will be present for her scenes; five people in total.9 pages of dialogue, plus a dance--to be shot over the course of one day. Several pages will be shot in one shot. Actress must be able to use a believable English accent.

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Production / Rehearsal / Audition dates: 
Will be shooting in the woods in Lawrenceville on the bank of a lake, during the last eight days of June, Goddess Role will be filmed in one day.
Listing Deadline: 
Sunday, January 31, 2021

Nic.Kyo "Go Girl" Video Shoot

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$75/day for Principal Talent Paid Only - Extras are Unpaid

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Only 1 day is needed for Principal Talent- Extras are UNPAID
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Principal Teen Female

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13-17

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Principal teen female that looks around 16/17 years old to be the love interest of the male teen singer. Scenes will take place in school, restaurant and mall.

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UNPAID - Extra Role - Teen boys and girls

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13-17

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Several scenes in the video will need 8-12 male and female teenagers of all races ages 13-17, unpaid for up to 8 hours to portray school-aged kids.

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Production / Rehearsal / Audition dates: 
March 14 th and March 15th 2020 Location: TBD
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Friday, March 13, 2020
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Please include headshots and well-taken or professional photos. Must be camera ready day of the shoot.

Miss_Junior_Curator _Atlanta

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22

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Atlanta
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Curator

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Graduated from Earlham College 2019, majored in Art with a focus on Photography along with Human Development &Social Relations. Looking for any experience in the field of Arts Administration. 

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BOOK AND MODEL FILM

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Book and Model

A former “Modern Era” Pin up model must try to move past her former life as she tries to start up a new business venture. 

Please send your information to bookandmodelfilm@gmail.com
 

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Julia

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20-35

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Julia is a former pin up model that is trying to get away from the entire modeling industry. At a time she was one of the most popular models in the world and people around her will not let her forget it. She wants to show the world that she is something more than a pretty face but deep down she almost believes that she is only a beautiful face. (For the role we are looking for someone who would be considered to have a curvy body leaning more towards an hourglass figure)

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Hope

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18-25

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Hope is the biggest pin up model in the world right now. She is full of herself and believes that she is the best at what she does. She is trying to convince Julia to work for her. (For the role we are looking for someone who would be considered to have a curvy body leaning more towards an hourglass figure)

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Bailey

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18-25

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Bailey is a huge fan of all of Julia’s work and wants to be just like her.  She has tried to follow in Julia’s footsteps but gets stopped by Hope who constantly is telling everyone that she doesn’t have the right body type to be a model (Accepting all body types for this role but feel free to ask if the ideal body type we’re looking for. 

Production / Rehearsal / Audition dates: 
Filming in March
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Thursday, January 31, 2019

Mr_Freelance Writer, Agora Gallery (NYC), Versatile Writer/Editor_Marietta

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As a Freelance Writer for Agora Gallery's ARTmine.com, I write articles that help both artists and collectors. Other work has appeared in publications such as Art & Antiques (how to buy and sell antiques in Buenos Aires), Newcomer Magazine (Copy Editor/Restaurant Critic) and Atlanta Citymag (beauty- and fashion-focused column "The Good Life").

My art background also features education success. I earned certificates in two online offerings from Sotheby's Institute of Art: "Writing for the Art World” and "Art History: Renaissance Art - Present."

Additionally, I was a Senior Copywriter/Lead Editor at McKesson, where I created, top-edited and managed the workflow of targeted content across five software product lines. This included diverse copy (sales, services, support and industry news) delivered through e-newsletters, messaging and social media.

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Alfredo Richard Langley
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54

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Freelance Writer, Agora Gallery (NYC)
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ART EDITORIAL/EXPERIENCE

AGORA GALLERY, New York, NY                                                                   2016-Present        

Freelance Writer at ARTmine.com

Develop and curate content that helps both artists (to create and market their work) and collectors (to learn about, acquire, and display contemporary art). View clips.

Art & Antiques Magazine                                                                     October 2003         

Freelance Contributor

Researched and wrote short piece on how to shop and buy antiques in Buenos Aires.

SCOTT ANTIQUE MARKETS, Atlanta, GA                                                            2002-2005

Booth Co-manager

Partner and I stocked and ran our own booth of European art, antiques, and furniture for monthly market.

CULTURE AND LIFESTYLE EDITORIAL

Newcomer Magazine, Atlanta, GA  
Copy Editor/Restaurant Critic (part-time, remote), 1999-2002

Byline has also appeared in periodicals such as Atlanta Citymag and BlackBook. Click here to view all clips.

TECHNOLOGY EDITORIAL EXPERIENCE

MCKESSON BUSINESS PERFORMANCE SERVICES, Alpharetta, GA         2008-2016

Senior Copywriter/Lead Editor, 2012-2016

Planned, assigned, managed, authored, and published (using Silverpop and Marketo) targeted customer messaging and e-newsletters across five software product lines.

  • Top-edited technical content (products, sales, services, events).
  • Scheduled and conducted subject interviews, and wrote feature profiles and sales success pieces, for monthly division newsletter.
  • Submitted and monitored all content requests to and secured approval from Legal.
  • Set production schedules and managed content workflow.
  • Enforced corporate style/branding standards.

Technical Communications Writer 2, 2010-2012

Collected/created technical content from the ground up for McKesson Practice Choice, a fully integrated, web-based EHR and PM solution for independent physicians.

  • Gathered content and feedback in daily scrum meetings across Agile environment.
  • Developed, edited, and posted diverse content (messages, release notes, hotfixes, and new feature drops) to product website.
  • Managed editorial calendar, production schedules, and review process. 
  • Established and enforced style/branding standards.                                   

Knowledge Champion/Group Writer, 2008-2010

Created, managed, and published knowledge base (KB) items.
Content provided info/solutions for product issues reported by support and customers.

  • Managed KB content version control and archived content.
  • Tracked, analyzed, and reported on KB traffic.
  • Led upgrade and implementation of new KB system.

AFFILIATED COMPUTER SERVICES, Atlanta, GA                                            2007-2008

Quality Assurance Document Analyst (contractor)

Performed QA reviews, proofread and formatted technical documents, and identified incomplete and noncompliant documents.

  • Revised content using track changes and versioned content using SharePoint.
  • Developed requirements, imported documents, and created document mapping.
  • Submitted and managed change requests, and created queries and output reports.
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Certificates for Six-week Online Courses
July-August 2016: "Art History: Renaissance Art - Present"
January-February 2016: "Writing for the Art World"
Sotheby's Institute of Art
B.A., Journalism
University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL

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  • PC Platform: Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat
  • Authoring: FrameMaker, InDesign, MadCap Flare, PageMaker, and RoboHelp
  • CMS/Coding/Database: HTML, KB systems, SharePoint, Silverpop, and Marketo
  • Varied Knowledge: WordPress, Mac platform, and standard social media tools
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