Title: Civic Art + Design Business Development Consultant
Organization Summary: Houston Arts Alliance (HAA), the region’s arts agency, manages more than $6 million dollars in annual grants to arts organizations. HAA, a nonprofit organization, is the manager of the City of Houston’s art collection and manages the City’s Civic Art Program, which provides for 1.75% for arts in capitol construction projects and advising City agency on exhibitions and temporary arts policies.
Position Summary: The Civic Art + Design (CA+D) Business Development Consultant is responsible for outreach, relationship development and marketing of the CA+D program as the regional resource and inspiration for placemaking to a wide range of public and private organizations. Working with the CA+D Director, the Consultant will identify, develop and cultivate client leads about public realm art and design projects.
The position requires an entrepreneurial spirit, excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills, and knowledge of placemaking issues and practices. Duties require a high level of organization and independence.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Education: Bachelor’s degree in urban or industrial design, landscape architecture, architecture, industrial marketing or related area preferred.
Experience: Minimum two years experience managing business development proposals for medium to large-scale public or private sector projects for architectural, engineering or related clients; excellent interpersonal and communication skills necessary; and the ability to foster strategic relationships within the public sector. Awareness of current place making issues and practices a plus.
General requirements: Proficiency in personal computing, word processing and financial management; ability to plan with attention to detail. Occasional evenings, weekends and the ability to travel within Harris County and the 10-county region as needed.
Physical Demands: Proficient in project software including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Photoshop. Ability to lift presentation boards, models and maquettes.
Supervision Received: Director of Civic Art + Design
Please submit resume information, references and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to:
Houston Arts Alliance
ATTN: Reginald French
3201 Allen Parkway #250
Houston, Texas 77019-1856
Revised: June 2013