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Market Assessment Advisor (Temporary) | Sitka Center for Art and Ecology (Otis, OR)

About Sitka
The Sitka Center for Art and Ecology fosters creativity, intellectual inquiry, and education through its artist-in-residence, workshop, and art exhibition programming. Founded in 1970 at Cascade Head on the Oregon coast near the Salmon River estuary, the Sitka Center operates a 0.66-acre facility that includes a library, residences, and studio space. From June to September we offer more than 100 workshops covering a variety of artistic and ecological topics. From October to May Sitka provides the gift of space and time to more than a dozen artists in-residence that live on campus for up to 3.5 months. Each November, Sitka travels to Portland to operate the Sitka Art Invitational, an art exhibition and sale featuring 130+ Pacific Northwest artists.

The Center recently acquired a property that expands our capacity, our programming, and our commitment to the ecology portion of our mission. As we approach our 50th anniversary, we are looking for a Market Assessment Advisor to conduct a market analysis of national and international art + ecology residency and workshop programs and other art + science collaborations. We anticipate the final report to be complete by June 1, 2018.

The Ideal Candidate will:
• Have a documented experience with national and/or international art + ecology programs and facilities.
• Provide evidence of an ability to conduct a market analysis of art + ecology programs and other art + science collaborations.
• Have exceptional writing and communication skills.
• Have experience with database management software.

Sitka Values
The Sitka Center values equity and inclusion and is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and encourage qualified candidates of all backgrounds, abilities, and orientations. Our values include community, creativity, inquiry, wonder, exploration, transformation and impact.

To apply, please include:
1. A compelling cover letter showing why you would be a good fit for this temporary position.
2. A brief description of how you would conduct the market assessment.
3. A resume.
4. A fee proposal for your services.
5. A description of how you heard about this position.

Materials in .pdf format should be submitted via email to: Dan Twitchell -- -- by March 19, 2018; 5pm PST. Applications received after that time will not be accepted for review.

For more information, please go to:; or, email any questions to Dan Twitchell.