ARAC Currently Seeking Grants Manager

The Arrowhead Regional Arts Council is currently seeking a Grants Manager. Applications are due by Thursday, August 30, 2018.

About Us:
The Arrowhead Regional Arts Council (ARAC) serves individual artists, nonprofit arts organizations, informal arts groups, community education organizations, and units of government that reside in the seven county Arrowhead Region in northeastern Minnesota. ARAC is one of eleven regional arts councils in Minnesota who award grants to individual artists and nonprofit arts organizations. Our mission is to facilitate and encourage local arts development, and this mission statement grows from a conviction that the arts improve the quality of life in the region.

Job Type: Full Time

Salary: $39,000-$44,000 annually depending on experience.

Primary Duties:
Innovative and outgoing person needed to oversee the grant programs for the Arrowhead Regional Arts Council. The arts council operates grant programs and provides services for artists in the seven-county area of Northeastern Minnesota, an area of more than 18,000 square miles with rural, urban, wilderness, and industrial communities. The job requires significant outreach (expect to be on the road almost every week) plus detailed work helping artists and arts organizations apply. The grants manager also coordinates community review panels that make decisions about applications and grant awards. A commitment to inclusion and equity is a must. You should be flexible and enjoy working as a part of a team. Duties include working with current grant programs, evaluating those programs, planning changes in existing programs, and creating new programs.

Experience: B.A. degree and some experience working with artists and grant programs.

How to Apply: Applications due Thursday, August 30th. Send cover letter and resume to

The Arrowhead Regional Arts Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer.