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Corazon de Trinidad Creative District: 

Email: creative.trinidad@gmail.com

Phone: (719) 422-3343

Corazon de Trinidad Creative District Employment Opportunities

IMMEDIATE CONTRACT ASSIGNMENT – Creative District Support Staff, Part time

This part-time, contract position, assists the Corazon de Trinidad Creative District (CD) with the ongoing effort to establish Trinidad as a vibrant and culturally rich creative community.  The Creative District Board will provide goals, objectives, guidance and oversight to the Contractor.  The Contractor is responsible for establishing work plans to meet the goals and objectives and report out progress and achievements in a manner satisfactory to the board.

SCOPE OF WORK

The primary areas of responsibility include the following:

  1. Communications:

    1. Help maintain the Creative District (CD) website in coordination with CD Board members.

    2. Assist Board and Executive Director (ED) with public relations, promote the CD and publicize Space to Create Commons opportunities.

    3. Assist in the management of social media.

    4. Interface with local and state officials to further the goals of the District.

  1. Revenue Generation:

    1. Assist in the implementation and management of the CD Membership program.

    2. Assist in the development of a business plan for the Commons community spaces. Work to identify plans that establish long-term financial viability for the space, including the generation of revenues that support the CD.

    3. Research a Google Adwords platform as a revenue source for CD.

    4. Assist with grant writing by maintaining CD and regional data, researching available and appropriate funding sources, maintaining grant application and reporting files.  Work with ED on specific grant content.

Additional assignments may be assigned by the Board, commensurate with contract hourly agreement.

CONTRACT DETAILS

  1. $750/mo, invoiced on the 1st of each month for the previous month’s work.

  2. Minimum of 8 hrs/wk on Creative District efforts

  3. Creative District reserves the right to terminate the contract at any time for any reason.

  4. Contractor reserves the right to terminate the contract at any time for any reason.

Submit application materials to:

 

                                                Marilyn Leuszler, executive director at:  creative.trinidad@gmail.com

Job Description – Office Coordinator and Related Staffing Modules
                                                                                  updated: 28 March 2020

          (The following positions will be activated when the Commons offices are open, hopefully by September, 2020.)

                                                                                 About the District

The Corazon de Trinidad Creative District (CD) is organized to attract artists and creative entrepreneurs to the area, infusing new energy and innovation to promote the economic and civic capital of the community. The District works to create economic activity hubs and provides a focal point for celebrating and strengthening Trinidad's unique identity and sense of place.

                                                                                         About “The Commons”

The Commons at Space to Create Trinidad will soon be a busy hive of community energy, creativity and entrepreneurial efforts. With one eye towards enriching community life and another towards strengthening our local economy, the Commons aims to be a dynamic and ever-evolving place to gather, to share, to inspire, and to create.

 

The Commons will open in phases starting in summer 2020.  The first portion to be open will be offices for the Corazon de Trinidad Creative District and Trinidad Economic Development Coordinator, and co-working space.  This initial phase also includes build-out of essential features such as adequate exits/egress and restrooms. The goal is to enable public use of the Commons as elements of the interior are finalized, funded and constructed.

                                                About the Office Coordinator and Related Staffing Modules

The office coordinator (OC) assists the Corazon de Trinidad Creative District (CD) with the full spectrum of operations at the district’s office and the commons facility, in cooperation with the City of Trinidad Economic Development Coordinator (EDC) and staff.

 

OC sits at the front desk for security and to create a welcoming feeling when entering the space.

  • Must have experience in office reception, as an administrative assistant, or similar position. This role is critical for first impressions. Must be friendly and energetic, but polite. 

 

OC organizes a group of volunteers/work-traders to help with ongoing CD and Commons operations.

  • Experience in event management and community partnership building is critical.

  • Experience in IT, facilities, systems thinking, and people management and software development.

 

OC manages marketing campaigns with the help of the CD Executive Director and other board members.

  • Experience with website maintenance and promotions

  • Experience in growth hacking, content marketing, digital and print advertising, and design will be beneficial.

                                                                         Related Staffing Modules

 Greeting & Reception

  • Greeting guests and informing Commons members of guest arrivals

  • Accepting packages and sorting mail

  • Maintaining office supplies

  • Opening and closing space daily

  • Maintaining kitchen area and supplies

  • Keeping space tidy throughout the day

 

CD Members/Commons Co-maker and Tenant Services

  • Member and Tenant Signups

  • Member and Tenant Communications

  • Schedule Commons and Creative District Tours

  • Introducing new members/tenants to the community and facilitating connections

  • Membership and Tenant Sales Strategy 

  • Hosting member and tenant gatherings

  • Tenant Policy Development and Enforcement

  • Creating the Commons space “vibe” (a general awesome feeling that resonates with occupants and visitors)

  • Tenant Billing Dispute Resolution

  • IT Systems Maintenance (CRM, network reliability, software integrations, etc.)

 

Event Coordination, CD and Commons

  • Event Planning and Events Strategy (what types of events to get what results?)

  • Content/Event Partnership Building and Networking

  • Event Logistics and Execution

  • Space setup and teardown

  • Organizing catering and entertainment

  • Greeting attendees and performing attendee check-ins

  • Testing and running A/V equipment

  • Event Rental services and procedures

 

Marketing

  • Commons Marketing Strategy Development

  • Online Marketing (social media, content marketing, advertising, blogging, etc.)

  • Print Marketing (flyers, brochures, exterior signage and murals, etc.)

  • Design

  • Copywriting

                                                                         Compensation

Wages are based on hours worked on site and are commensurate with experience.

  • Demonstrated hard and soft skills.

  • Level of education.

  • History in the sector or industry.

  • Relevant work experience.

 

Baseline compensation: 

  • Full time $40,000/1st year contract, OC duties plus at least one additional Staffing Module

  • Part time $10,000 - $20,000 depending on Staffing Modules assumed, qualifications,  experience, and weekly hours.

                                                                                         How to Apply

 

Applicants must provide the following documents, in order to be considered for this position:

 

  • a letter of intent (cover letter);

  • a current resume or CV;

  • three professional references with contact information

 

 Applications submitted without the required attachments above will be considered incomplete and will not move forward in the selection process. 


Early submission of application materials is encouraged. Screening of application materials will begin April 9th and continue until all positions are filled.

 

                                                                                            Submit application materials to:

 

                                                Marilyn Leuszler, executive director at:  creative.trinidad@gmail.com