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Truckee Cultural District’s Program Manager will work closely with Nevada County Arts Council and
District partners, in particular, Truckee Arts Alliance. Truckee Arts Alliance is a collaborative of artists and
culture bearers across all disciplines, inviting community stakeholders who believe in the role of the arts
as a lever for change. Truckee Arts Alliance inspires, catalyzes and advocates for art and culture in
Truckee and Eastern Nevada County. It engages the Truckee arts community as one sound “voice” for the
arts and supports the work of Truckee Cultural District under the California Cultural District Program.

Reports to: Executive Director, Nevada County Arts Council, as lead partner for Truckee Cultural
Location: In-person at Truckee Cultural District’s office in Truckee, CA. Please only apply if you
can meet this requirement.

Key Responsibilities:
● Maintaining an annual profile of Truckee Cultural District, including past, current and future
demographic trends; analyzing and recording the tangible and intangible elements of the
district’s cultural heritage; identifying areas of concern that could inhibit the preservation of the
district’s unique culture; and proposing solutions and strategies to support the successful
development and vibrancy of the district;
● Development and execution of a culture-focused marketing and engagement strategy, building
regional brand affinity for Truckee Cultural District. This will imply maintaining a roster of artists,
volunteers and arts and culture organizations to support outreach and coordination efforts with
local arts community, the maintenance of a database of key press and media, the drafting of
press releases, statements, blogs, op-eds, letters to editors and correspondence, and leading on
the development of digital assets and content, starting with a website for Truckee Cultural
District. It will also imply input, recommendations, content, assets and advocacy that helps
Nevada County Arts Council, Visit Truckee-Tahoe and Truckee Chamber effectively promote the
Truckee Cultural District and partners;
● Managing Truckee Cultural District’s Communications and Social Media Coordinator (a parttime non-exempt position of six hours a week, responsible for social media and regular
● Supporting the evolution of Truckee Cultural District through Advocacy, and tracking progress
toward goals. This will imply coalition building and relationship management; the development
and maintenance of a database of key legislative contacts, supporting outreach to government
officials, legislative bodies and other key policy partners, and coordinating advocacy materials as
needed. It will also require familiarity with the California Budget timeline, and alerting Truckee
Cultural District constituents and stakeholders to key legislative and advocacy touchpoints and
● Liaising with California Arts Council, the Coalition of California Cultural Districts and Nevada
County Arts Council, regarding the California Cultural District program, including attending
meetings and responding to information requests;
● Providing community input and support for county-wide cultural planning and collaboration
initiatives, liaising with Nevada County Arts Council and Grass Valley-Nevada City Cultural
District, and support for Town staff regarding the Town of Truckee’s Public Art Program;
● Researching fundraising and grant opportunities to support Truckee Cultural District activities, and leading grant writing processes;
● Coordinating and reporting at quarterly Truckee Cultural District meetings, and monthly
Truckee Arts Alliance meetings, coordinating follow-up among its team members;

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Salary: Up to $65,000 per annum, commensurate with experience, serving a 40 hour week, with
some evening and weekend work. The post requires a minimum commitment of one year.
Apply by: Review of applications will begin on May 31st, and continue until the position is filled.
How to apply: Send your resume and a cover letter to Eliza Tudor at, copying, with “Truckee Cultural
District Program Manager” in the subject line. Include your address, email and phone number on
your cover letter, and contact information for your references. In your cover letter please cite
relevant past experience.

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: None
Driver's License Required: Yes

About Truckee Cultural District

A High Sierra District, Truckee boasts world-class scenery and a rugged high alpine location that catalyzes and inspires art and culture. Truckee’s rich history includes: the Transcontinental Railroad, the infamous Donner Party, Charlie Chaplin performances, and the 1960 Winter Olympics. The main features are Truckee’s historic downtown which is home to numerous galleries, workshops and events and Donner Summit which provides numerous trails and vista points highlighting our tremendous historic and cultural heritage.

Accessible by Public Transportation: No
Salary: 65000.00