Part time, non-exempt, 10+/- hours per week. The rate of pay is $20-$25 / hour.
Self-starter, creative concept initiator and problem solver
to work closely with Orleans Cultural District Town Committee through its
officers and committee chairs in overall operational outreach and functions of
the Orleans Cultural District.
- Provide public relations and administrative
support for the Orleans Cultural District (OCD) operations and meetings
- Organize / maintain OCD administrative library
- Maintain and schedule meeting space in the Old
Firehouse Community Center, interacting with users and providing outreach to
new contacts, posting Scheduling Calendar online and to Orleans Chamber of
Commerce Community Events Calendar
- Provide ambassadorial and marketing work to
promote the OCD and its opportunities for businesses, non-profit and cultural
assets and organizations.
- Assist/represent OCD in town-sponsored initiatives
with related community organizations.
- Works independently under the general direction
of the leadership of the Orleans Community Partnership, the Orleans Cultural
District Committee and/or Town of Orleans. Work is performed at home
and/or in the Old Firehouse Community Center.
The duties listed below are intended only as
illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The
omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position
if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
- Act as the point of contact for community
organizations seeking use of the meeting spaces in the Old Firehouse Community
Center and Parish Park.
- Meet and communicate on behalf of the OCD
Committee Board Members.
- Show and schedule the Old Firehouse Community
Center and maintain an organized schedule of events.
- Responsibility for coordination of physical aspects
of the Old Firehouse space including set up, break down and maintenance of
meeting rooms as needed
- Ensure that meeting space guidelines and policies
are shared, understood and followed.
- Create a friendly and supportive atmosphere.
- Other duties and responsibilities as necessary.
Ensure implementation of policies and guidelines for the use
of the Old Firehouse Community Center are followed. Represent OCD at town-led initiatives
including Planning Board development outcomes; Maintain working relationship
with all town and community organizations; Provide physical oversight and host
for Old Firehouse Community Center functions; Organize/maintain OCD technical
and print library; Develop public relations / promotional materials for posting
on OCD social media and update OCD website; Monitor OCD timelines and deadline
reminders; Provide OCD administrative support; Collect donations and hourly
user fees. Prioritize public relations with the constituents.
Working knowledge of office practices and procedures;
Ability to follow and execute policies and guidelines; Excellent communication
and language skills, both written and verbal; Detail-oriented; Dependable and
personable; Skilled in the operation of various types of high tech equipment
and computer applications, e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Zoom, photo editing
software; Experience with data base applications like Access a plus; Ability to
maintain a professional and poised demeanor working the public; Ability to work
effectively under time constraints to meet deadlines. Ability as a self-starter to take a concepts,
set objectives to be achieved to meet goals and develop a means of evaluation.
Minimal physical effort generally required in performing
duties under typical office conditions.
Position requires the ability to operate a keyboard and standard office
equipment at efficient speed. The
employee is frequently required to move easily about the building to show the
building and its meeting spaces to interested parties and to assist in setting
up and dismantling folding tables and chairs to meet room configuration
requirements. The employee is frequently
required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and
reach with hand and arms. The employee
is frequently required to sit and speak and listen.
This job description
does not constitute and employment agreement between the employer and employee
and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and
requirements of the job change.
May 14, 2021
About this Organization:
Orleans Cultural District is a State designated area that fosters artists, cultural
organizations and entrepreneurs to improve the quality of life, attract visitors and stimulate local economy. The District works with all Orleans resources to develop strategic planning for the District, working together to identify strengths and missions to help implement Orleans Planning Department goals through a collaborative agenda. The District plans to re-open the Old Firehouse Community Center, Post-Covid, to rebuild and expand the diverse programming that serves the local and regional community, re-establishing this historic building on Main Street as a hub of collaborative activity.