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JOB OPPORTUNITY: Cultural and Creative Services Manager

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JOB OPPORTUNITY: Cultural and Creative Services Manager


The City of Sacramento seeks a Cultural and Creative Services Manager.

The Cultural Services Division is within the Convention & Cultural Services Department and under the umbrella of the Economic Development Assistant City Manager of the City of Sacramento.

Position Summary
A collaborative and visionary leader, the Cultural and Creative Economy Manager (CCEM) will be responsible for articulating and implementing the Creative Edge plan. Serving as the public face of the Cultural Services Division, the CCEM will direct the development and implementation of a broad range of policies, programs, and services to support, preserve, and strengthen Sacramento’s diverse artistic and cultural community. The CCEM is an at-will management-level position working within the Convention & Cultural Services Department and overseeing the Cultural Services Division, which currently manages programs for public art, art grants administration, and art education and outreach. Cultural Services Division is responsible for administering City arts programs such as the Cultural Equity Grant program, Cultural Arts Awards, Arts & Facilities Grants, and the City’s Public Art Program.

The CCEM is responsible for managing and providing staff support to the Sacramento Arts, Culture, and Creative Economy Commission, whose members are appointed by the Mayor and City Council. The CCEM will interact with and advocate for a broad range of artists, arts organizations, educators, business leaders, community leaders, and City and County officials. The CCEM will also oversee the new Sacramento Film Office and will be integral in developing and supporting comprehensive film and media production programs. The position will provide leadership for new initiatives such as the Mayor’s Innovation + Creative Economy Task Force, identifying and supporting cultural districts within the region, establishing a technical assistance program to help artists and arts organizations build capacity and strengthen their business, and increasing the City ‘s internal infrastructure to support the arts. This position will report to the Director of Convention & Cultural Services and manage a committed team of seven professionals with an annual budget of $2.3 million. This role will provide an extraordinary opportunity for a dynamic, experienced arts professional and organizational manager to provide strong leadership and creativity in a city that has become a hub for artists and a creative economy.

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