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750 Kearny St, 3rd Fl / San Francisco, CA 94108

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Job Description: Arts and Visitor Engagement Coordinator

Chinese Culture Foundation of San Francisco (also known as Chinese Culture Center or CCC) is seeking an Arts and Visitor Engagement Coordinator, a community-minded individual who is committed to social justice, economic development and elevating the underserved through art. The Arts and Visitor Engagement Coordinator will be responsible for leading, coordination and implementation of arts engagement programs, including all aspects of educational tours, outdoor festivals, events, private tours, classes and group visits, such as for ArtBuds - an early education and contemporary arts program, outreach, marketing and revenue goals.

Arts Engagement and Education

  1. Implementation and Coordination

    • Coordinate incoming tours and all aspects involved, including handling inquiries, bookings, scheduling tours, managing payments due to docents and restaurants for meals, providing tour content to docents, handling post-tour surveys, creating and coordinating with internal staff for support as needed.
    • Evaluate tour operations through feedback from customers, partners, and internal stakeholders to improve and streamline tour experience and in line with program priorities. 

    • Be responsible for recruiting docents

    • Lead tours to groups, individuals, and partners

  2. Curriculum and content development

    • Update and evaluate tour content periodically to ensure curriculum is mission driven, meets educational standards
    • Be well versed in tour content

    • Develop content related to early education and visual art exhibitions. 

  3. Training

    • Provide quarterly training to current docents
    • Provide training for staff on education to enhance visitor engagement and experience 

    • Recruit, train, evaluate volunteers, including assignment and scheduling

    • Evaluate training outcomes 

  4. Market and develop resources for arts engagement and educational  programming

    • Organize, digitize and update all resources (tour information, website, sign ups, surveys etc.) 
    • Create opportunities in collaboration with communications team for news stories, pitching about the engagement/education program, social media 

  5. Outreach & Partnership Management

    • Develop and implement outreach plan to enhance and increase school and community engagement, and individual visitors
    • Outreach to and nurture relationships with educational partners including schools, teachers and professional associations

    • Establish contacts with teachers at public and private schools, and increase number of schools engaged by the tour program

      • Outreach to and develop relations with early education to university level institutions, including Kai Ming Head Start, Wu Yee Children’s Services, Edwin and Anita Lee Newcomers School, local public and private high schools, City College, SFSU, University of California, Stanford University, California College of the Arts

      • Outreach to and steward relations with nonprofit and community partners

      • Develop and maintain business relations and other partnerships to increase individual visitorship in collaboration with development team 

  6. Revenue

    • Meet revenue goals for tour and education programs 
    • Collaborate with Development team to host individual donors, contemporaries, and corporate sponsors on educational programming 

  7. Be an ambassador to promote CCC’s mission and vision, including: 

    • Lead tours, develop and give presentations, table at events, participate in panels, network, engaging with partners at other events, and others
  8. Reporting and Record-keeping

    • Maintain and create excellent records of tour schedule, numbers, revenue, names of schools reached, outreach outcomes
    • Be prepared to submit semi annual reporting for DataArts, board meetings, and team meetings as assigned

  9. Other tasks and projects as assigned

Festival Coordination

 

CCC hosts two annual community-based festivals in Chinatown - Dancing on Waverly and Chinatown Music Festival.

  1. Manage entire event planning process leading up to, day-of and post event

  2. Planning process includes:

    • Obtaining required permits

    • Curating lineup of artists and interactive activities

    • Working with Communications team on marketing and design efforts

    • Coordinating with vendors for festival setup - stage, tables, chairs, tents and audio needs

    • Recruiting and managing volunteers

    • Tracking finances to fit allotted budget 

    • Serve as a liaison and ambassador to the Chinatown community

 

Event Coordination

  1. Outreach to partners and their constituencies

  2. Manage event planning process and coordinating logistics leading up to and day-of

  3. Coordinating resources including Eventbrite postings, recruiting volunteers, collaborating with staff, and organizational partners

 

Grants Management

  1.  Under direction, may be responsible for pieces of grant compliance as assigned, including:

    • Drafting, editing grant reports and narrative, provide qualitative and quantitative data on impact

  2. Evaluate and assess program based on existing grants and sponsorship requirements 

  3.  Conduct evaluation activities, including field work, surveys, data collection, and documentation

 

Gallery & Office Operations

  1. This position may on occasion assist with arts gallery operations and/or general administrative tasks and include other duties as assigned. 

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in art & humanities or a professional degree, and/or equivalent experience. 

  • Work experience with children, young adults, and social justice and educational curriculums. 

  • Ability to work in a self-directed manner.

  • Strong commitment to arts and education advocacy.

  • Strong writing, public speaking, and interpersonal skills.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (specifically Excel and Word), Google Sheets

  • Excellent coordination and organizational skills

  • Training in early education methodologies a plus.

  • Experience and familiarity working in non-profit environments is a plus.

  • Bilingual Cantonese/Manadrin and English preferred.

Interested applicants can send a cover letter and resume to Jenny Leung, jenny@cccsf.us, and Sheng Lor, sheng@cccsf.us. No phone calls please, position is open until filled.

Job Description: Programs and Visitor Engagement Manager 

 

Chinese Culture Foundation of San Francisco (also known as Chinese Culture Center or CCC) is seeking a Programs and Visitor Engagement Manager, an experienced, community-minded individual who is committed to social justice, economic development and elevating the underserved through art. The Programs and Visitor Engagement Manager will be responsible for leading and managing the implementation of programs, arts engagement to bring greater impact and audiences, including arts engagement, educational tours, outdoor festivals, events, private tours, classes and group visits.

 

Programs

  1. Visitor Engagement and Programming

    • Under direction of current strategic plan and collaborating with the Curator, develop programs to increase impact of visitor engagement and audience numbers, which include planning and implementing events, workshops, panels, talks around current exhibition and themes. Efforts should steward and engage existing and bring new audiences, partners and stakeholders 

    • Develop events and programs to provide earned income and sustainability through ticketed events and other opportunities

    •  Evaluate approach to daily operations and events around visitor engagement, experience and impact, including training staff and volunteers to enhance engagement, designing and implementing creative ways to engage

  2. Educational Programs

    • Manage and implement educational tours, including overseeing coordination and day-to-day operations
    • Evaluate tour operations through feedback from customers, partners, and internal stakeholders to improve and streamline tour experience and in line with program priorities. 

    • Build family of docents - recruit, train, and steward engagement

    • Lead tours to groups, individuals, and partners, as needed

    • Develop, evaluate, and be well versed in curriculum content to ensure it is mission driven, meets educational standards

  3. Festival Management & Event Planning

    • Manage entire event planning process leading up to, day-of and post event

    • Planning process includes but not limited to:

      • Curating lineup of artists and planning interactive activities

      • Engaging and outreaching to community partners, businesses, and groups

      • Collaborating Communications team on marketing and design efforts

      • Coordinating with various vendors for setup - stage, tables, chairs, tents and audio needs

      • Recruiting and managing volunteers

      • Tracking finances to fit allotted budget 

      • Obtaining required permits

      • Serve as a liaison and ambassador to the Chinatown community

  4. Market and develop resources for programming

    • Collaborate with Communications team on development new marketing materials to market and outreach for programs to enhance visibility

  5. Develop and implement outreach plan to enhance and increase school, community engagement, and individual visitors

    • Steward and develop new relations with teachers, educational partners, and professional associations
    • Outreach to and develop relations with early education to university level institutions, including Kai Ming Head Start, Wu Yee Children’s Services, Edwin and Anita Lee Newcomers School, local public and private high schools, City College, SFSU, University of California, Stanford University, California College of the Arts

    • Outreach to and steward relations with nonprofit and community partners

    • Develop and maintain business relations and other partnerships to increase individual visitorship in collaboration with development

  6. Revenue

    • Meet revenue goals for earned revenue programs 
    • Meet audience engagement numbers for visitor engagement and programming

    • Collaborate with Development team to host individual donors, contemporaries, and corporate sponsors on events and programming

  7. Be an ambassador to promote CCC’s mission and vision, including: 

    • Lead tours, give presentations, table at events, participate in panels, network, engaging with partners at other events, and others
  8. Reporting and Record-keeping

    • Maintain and create excellent records of outreach outcomes, revenue, names of schools and partners engaged 
    • Be prepared to submit semi annual reporting and evaluation of programs for DataArts, board meetings, and team meetings as assigned

  9. Other tasks and projects as assigned

 

Fundraising and Grants Compliance

  • Lead, support, and evaluate fundraising efforts (campaigns, appeals) to grow programming to next level of impact

  • Support grant compliance related to programming, including:

    • Drafting, editing grant reports and narrative

    • Provide qualitative and quantitative data on impact

  • Plan and implement programs to be in compliance with grants and sponsorship requirements

  • Plan and manage evaluation activities, including field work, surveys, data collection, and documentation

 

Requirements

  • Minimum 3-5 years in nonprofit programs development/coordination or related field

  • Bachelor’s degree in art & humanities or a professional degree in related field (community engagement, arts management, museum studies), and/or equivalent experience

  • Work experience with children, young adults, arts, and social justice 

  • Ability to work in a self-directed manner

  • Strong commitment to arts and education advocacy

  • Strong writing, public speaking, and interpersonal skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (specifically Excel and Word), Google Sheets

  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail

  • Training in early education methodologies a plus

  • Bilingual Cantonese/Manadrin and English preferred

 

Interested applicants can send a cover letter and resume to Sheng Lor, sheng@cccsf.us. No phone calls please, position is open until filled.

Job Description: Senior Program Development Director 

Chinese Culture Foundation of San Francisco (also known as Chinese Culture Center or CCC) is seeking a Senior Program Development Director, an experienced fundraiser, to drive strategic and programmatic growth. This individual is an enthusiastic and passionate individual committed to supporting the arts and the underserved. Working closely with the Executive Director and Curator, the Senior Program Development Director is responsible for developing and maintaining fundraising, proactively identifying opportunities to support exhibitions and arts programming, such as corporate sponsors, earned income, donor cultivation, VIP and special events. 

 

CCC thrives on being a great art organization which requires support from its family of volunteers, donors, corporate sponsors and funders. The Senior Program Development Director will devise and implement a programmatic development plan with a focus on individual donors, corporations, and earned revenues.

 

The successful candidate has extraordinary interpersonal skills, embraces challenges and possesses the ability to motivate supporters. S/he is flexible, resilient and keeps calm under pressure. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Works with the Executive Director to develop, organize and implement a strategic plan on programmatic development. 

  • Develop understanding and working knowledge of resources to the arts and needs of the community

  • Collaborate with curator on upcoming exhibitions, artists, and themes to effectively plan programs to grow donors, members, and audiences

  • Collaborates with senior managers to evaluate ongoing priorities, assess effectiveness and opportunities to build support.

  • Develops appropriate fundraising strategies, including prospect identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship.

  • Achieves fundraising goals.

 

Donor cultivation and solicitation 

  • Manage an effective donor engagement program that includes maintaining an active schedule of meaningful visits and contacts, solicitations, closing gifts and stewardship. Personally identifies, cultivates and solicits prospective donors for major and principal gifts

  • Collaborates with team to build and sustain current, new and potential donors. 

  • Collaborate with Board and staff to host compelling donor events.

  • Solicits and identifies individuals to join CCC Contemporaries (major gift program)

  • Lead program development activities to target major donors, CCC contemporaries, and grow audiences

  • Collaborate with Communications to ensure internal/external communications are donor focused.

 

Business and Corporate Strategy

  • Develops an annual business plan and corporate sponsorship strategy on programmatic priorities and opportunities

  • Identifies, cultivates, and prepares proposals for prospects

  • Develops relationships with corporations and local businesses

  • Develops and increases earned revenues on programmatic development (walking tours, CCC Design shop, ticket sales, art sales, art consultancy)

 

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum 2-5 years in development leadership position in nonprofit or related field

  • Demonstrated success in professional fundraising for a mission driven organization

  • Passion for the arts and culture, and/or for community building work

  • Excellent written, oral communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with stakeholders and outside constituencies

  • Good organizational, analytical and critical thinking skills

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

  • Ability to prioritize tasks, working toward shared common goals

  • Availability to travel and to work evenings and/or weekends for events

  • Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training

  • Experience in nonprofit setting, arts and culture organizations a plus

  • Bilingual in Chinese and English a plus

 

This is a regular full-time exempt position. Competitive compensation and benefits (include health insurance, 401K retirement plan with employer match, paid time off). Position is open until filled.

 

To Apply:

Submit letter of interest and resume to sheng@cccsf.us. Candidates invited to interview process will need to provide 3 references, of which 2 must be associated with professional fundraising or nonprofit experience.

 

Interested applicants are encouraged to visit Present Tense: Task of Remembrance at CCC Visual Art Center and 41 Ross to learn more about CCC.
 

About the Chinese Culture Foundation/ CCC

CCC is a multi-disciplinary arts organization and a cultural community builder dedicated to elevating the underserved  with a vision to strengthen the social, physical and economic fabric of the community. The organization’s full calendar of programming is driven by the vision to Build a Museum Without Walls with public art opportunities, educational endeavors and performing arts events.

 

CCC’s curatorial strength connects its Visual Art Center with over five hundred artists and has commissioned hundreds of original artworks. CCC is nationally recognized with strong regional impact with grants from the Andy Warhol Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, San Francisco Foundation, San Francisco Grants for the Arts, Kenneth Rainin Foundation, Bloomberg Philanthropies, Fleishhacker Foundation, the Phyllis C. Wattis Foundation, Zellerbach Family Foundation, California Arts Council, San Francisco Arts Commission, Mayor’s Office Community Challenge Grants, Mayor’s Office of Economic and Workforce Development, Wells Fargo Foundation, Recology, Robert J. Louie Memorial Fund, San Francisco Chinatown Lions Club, Portsmouth Plaza Parking Corporation, Elizabeth Firestone Graham Foundation, The Tung Wah Group of Hospitals, WYNG Foundation, Tongson Family, Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, San Francisco. Recently, its signature exhibition XianRui (Fresh and Sharp) series was name the Top 20 Exhibits Across the Country, and Wesley Tongson: The Journey was a Critic’s Pick by Art Forum. 

Job Description: Office Manager

Chinese Culture Foundation of San Francisco (also known as Chinese Culture Center or CCC) is seeking an Office Manager, a dynamic leader who is committed to arts in the intersection of social justice and education.

 

The Office Manager is a critical member of the administration who manages CCC’s operations, including human resources, and oversees the facilities and rental program. S/he assists the Executive Director and the Board of Directors to cultivate relations with donors and strategic partners.

 

The Office Manager’s responsibilities include:

 

Operations

  • Manage the Foundation’s operations as outlined in the Manager’s Manual

  • Manage the Foundation’s rental program and event logistics with clients; identify their needs and ensure customer satisfaction with Foundation’s rental spaces

  • Manage insurance and appropriate government filing

  • Manage office equipment, usage and appropriate supplies

  • Supervise all procedures related to professional appearance and efficient functions

  • Manage annual audit by working with accountants and auditors

  • Supervise the flow of work relating to a professional workplace, including mail, phones, open/closure procedures

 

Relations with Justice and Event Space

  • Manage relationship between the Foundation and the Landlord, including CCC’s right to event space (A, B, C and other dates)

  • Annual submission of reserved dates (A, GB, and B)

  • Annual CPI adjustment

  • Serve as liaison between CCC and JI, represented by the General Manager of the Hilton Hotel Financial District

 

Human Resources

  • Create, update, and maintain human resource system records

  • Assist in implementation of personnel policies and procedures

  • Maintain compliance with federal and state regulations concerning employment

  • Liaise with accountant/bookkeeper to review and ensure accuracy of timesheets

  • Ensure proper flow and maintenance of employee data

  • Support the accounting procedure with money log

 

Board of Directors and Executive Director support

  • Provide high-level executive assistance and direct support to Executive Director and Board

  • Coordinate Foundation’s Board meetings and events. Prepare and compile agenda and all support materials for meetings

  • Create, maintain, and file Board related materials

 

To apply, please send resume, cover letter, 2 references to cora@cccsf.us and jenny@cccsf.us.

 

Position is open until filled.