Employment Opportunities at OED

Creative Economy Advocate, Office of Film + Music

The Office of Economic Development (OED) and the Office of Film + Music (OFM) are hiring a Creative Economy Advocate. This is a shared position between OFM and the Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS), and will be supervised by the director of OFM, in partnership with the director of ARTS, to accomplish shared goals around the creative economy and creative industries.

In partnership with the Office of Arts & Culture, the Creative Economy Advocate will represent the City regarding issues around equity and access, and the pursuit of a healthy creative economy, including recommendations to help shape City policies and programs to promote, develop, and grow the industry. This position plays a leading role managing the work of the Seattle Music Commission, and will coordinate planning that integrates the Creative Advantage program into the Creative Economy strategy, the Creative Economy Census, and Music and Arts Commission workplans. In addition, this position will project manage the Creative Economy Census in 2017, and will work with the Music Commission and the music industry and community to advance the City of Music 2020 vision.

Closing date: April 11, 2017, at 4 PM Pacific Time | View the complete position description

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