Cultural Affairs Coordinator

  • City of Chicago
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Sep 06, 2022
Full time Government Marketing Public Relations Strategy-Planning

Job Description

Company Summary: 

The City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) supports artists and cultural organizations, invests in the creative economy, and expands access and participation in the arts throughout Chicago’s 77 neighborhoods. As a collaborative cultural presenter, arts funder, and advocate for creative workers, our programs and events serve Chicagoans and visitors of all ages and backgrounds, downtown and in diverse communities across our city — to strengthen and celebrate Chicago. DCASE produces some of the city’s most iconic festivals, markets, events, and exhibitions at the Chicago Cultural Center, Millennium Park, and in communities across the city — serving a local and global audience of 25 million people. The Department offers cultural grants and resources, manages public art, supports TV and film production and other creative industries, and permits special events throughout Chicago. For details, visit Chicago.gov/DCASE and stay connected via our newsletters and social media.

 Position Summary:

DCASE is hiring a community outreach coordinator to uplift our neighborhood events and arts opportunities. DCASE produces some of the city’s most iconic festivals, markets, events, and exhibitions at the Chicago Cultural Center, Millennium Park, and in communities across the city — serving a local and global audience of 25 million people. The Department offers cultural grants and resources, manages public art, supports TV and film production and other creative industries, and permits special events throughout Chicago. Under direction, this position will plan and perform community outreach and communications functions as part of the Marketing and Development Division.

Bi-lingual in Spanish preferred

Starting Salary: $63,780

Job Number: 359918 (“CULTURAL AFFAIRS COORD II, COMMUNITY OUTREACH”)

Applications for this position will be accepted until 11:59pm CDT on Wednesday, September 14, 2022. Apply online at Chicago.gov/Careers.