The Chorus Of Westerly Is Hiring

The Chorus of Westerly is seeking to fill three positions: a full time Deputy Executive Director, a part time Development Assistant, and a part time Marketing & Social Media Coordinator.

The Deputy Executive Director, a new position, will support the Chorus’s executive director in the day-to-day administrative management of the Chorus of Westerly. The deputy director’s duties will include project work and leadership in all major divisions of the Chorus administration. This includes, but is not limited to, event operations, organizational communications, and personnel management. The deputy director will also heavily focus on sustaining and expanding the Chorus’s fundraising efforts, taking a lead management role in key development programs and activities. In addition, the deputy director will work side-by-side with the executive director to design and develop the organization’s overall advancement strategies. The deputy director will supervise and manage two part-time positions to support his or her work, a marketing and social media coordinator and a development assistant.

The Development Assistant will support the Chorus’s development efforts by assisting the deputy executive director and executive director on all fundraising, development, and advancement projects, programs, and events. The coordinator will be primarily responsible for managing the Chorus’s donor database and tracking systems, for gift processing and donor acknowledgements for donations to all of the Chorus’s fundraising campaigns and event programs, and for supporting the deputy director in prospect research for corporate support, foundation grants, capital supporters, and new individual chorus donors. In addition, the development coordinator will serve as a secondary lead, with the deputy director, on most major Chorus fundraising events and the annual gala, as well as assist with other Chorus special projects as needed.  The position is a part-time, hourly position, averaging 8 to 10 hours a week. There will be some weeks, usually around Chorus of Westerly major fundraisers, where additional hours may be offered and/or required. The pay rate for the position is $20 p/h, flat rate. The position is not benefits eligible.

The Marketing and Social Media Coordinator, a new position, will support the Chorus’s marketing, public relations, and communication efforts by assisting the deputy executive director and executive director on all marketing, communications, and social media projects for the organization. The coordinator will ensure basic tasks, releases, updates, and posts happen on schedule and frequently, both in coordination with carefully planned marketing schedules/content calendars and for last minute marketing or communication needs. The position is a part-time, hourly position, averaging 8 to 10 hours a week. There will be some weeks, usually around Chorus of Westerly concerts, where additional hours may be offered and/or required. The pay rate for the position is $20 p/h, flat rate. The position is not benefits eligible.

Since 1959, the Chorus of Westerly (a not-for-profit performing arts organization) has offered New England music and arts programming of the very highest level of quality and excellence. In its 54 years, the Chorus has presented more than 550 performances to over 1.6 million people. It is presently the only independent choral organization in the United States that combines adults and children in all performances throughout the entire concert season. What this means is that child members sing every concert of the season regardless to the programmed work’s length, size, or difficulty. Children are not called in just for certain concerts. They are members of equal rank with the adults and are held to the very same high standards.

Gallery Night Providence seeks Coordinator

Gallery Night Providence, a non-profit, visual art, membership, and event-focused organization, seeks an outgoing, energetic, organized, and detail-oriented coordinator, with arts-related experience, to manage membership, monthly events, the Gallery Night website, along with all related press and communication. Gallery Night offers free, educational, fun monthly tours of visual art venues in Providence and coordinates special initiatives with a visual art focus.

Coordinator oversees the operations of the organization, logistics of large-scale, monthly events (March through November), and is responsible for planning each month’s evening tour routes, bus transportation, and guides. Strong computer and interpersonal skills, along with the ability to identify and troubleshoot potential challenges are required. Proficiency with Google Drive, social networking sites, and Squarespace (web building software). Coordinator reports to Gallery Night Providence Executive Board.

Part-time, hourly, approximately 35–40+ hours per month, approx. $20/hr, $800/month

Must be available monthly the first Tuesday evening (January through December) and third Thursday afternoon and evening (March through November, 4:30-9:30 pm).

Please send a cover letter and resume to gallerymanager@sproutcoworking.com by September 28, 2018.

Hera Gallery Director Position: Call for Applications

photo(4)Web - Hera GalleryHera Gallery, a small non-profit arts organization, is looking for a new Director. This job is a part-time administrative position. For a complete job description and more information about Hera Gallery go to www.heragallery.org/director-application. Please send a cover letter and resume to Barbara Pagh, Hera Gallery, Box 336, Wakefield, RI 02880; or email to info@heragallery.org by October 1, 2018.

Providence Community Library hiring Director of Philanthropy

Providence Community Library is seeking an experienced and entrepreneurial Director of Philanthropy, a fundraiser with a passion for people and libraries, who will grow individual giving, lay the foundation for fundraising for capital improvements, and develop a strong program of legacy giving. The annual operating budget for Providence Community Library is $5.6 million. Today, only 9% of that comes from philanthropy, most of which is from grants. We have a target of growing to three quarter to a million dollars of annual philanthropy over the next few years. Application deadline is October 4th. Click here for more information.

New Urban Arts Hiring Resident Artist Mentor in Fashion and Sewing

New Urban Arts is hiring a Resident Artist Mentor (RAM) in Fashion and Sewing. The Fashion RAM will embody our core values of connection, voice, inclusion, leadership, and risk by participating in the studio life on a daily basis; creating meaningful relationships with youth; teaching sewing, fiber arts, fashion construction, and related practices; maintaining our sewing studio; and supporting the healthy organization of an open studio. 15 hours per week: three days per week during the after school hours (3-7pm), plus three hours of set up, maintenance, and planning time during the week. In addition, there will be occasional evening and weekend meetings and events.

For more information, click here.

NEFA Seeking a Program Associate

The New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA) is a 501(c)3 organization with an annual budget of $7.5 million. NEFA invests in artists and communities and fosters equitable access to the arts, enriching the cultural landscape in New England and the nation.

The Program Associate reports to the Program Coordinator for Presenting & Touring and works in close partnership with the Program Director and wider New England Programs team including the Program Director for Research and Creative Economy and the Program Associate for CreativeGround. Additionally, the Program Associate will collaborate with other NEFA staff to advance cross-program or organization-wide planning and initiatives.

The Program Associate provides administrative support to NEFA’s portfolio of regional grant programs and works with staff to maintain the highest level of efficiency in executing events and initiatives. The goals of the programs are to support the presentation and touring of New England artists across the region, as well as to strengthen the capacity of presenters – of all sizes and types – to collaborate with artists, build audiences, and serve communities. In addition to grantmaking, the New England programs team administers the website CreativeGround, NEFA’s regional database of artists and creative enterprises, and oversees the planning for NEFA’s two signature conferences, the annual Idea Swap, and the biennial Creative Communities Exchange (CCX). The Program Associate will be a key partner in supporting the successful execution of these events.

For more information and to apply, click here.

AS220 Seeks Part Time Theater Production Manager

The AS220 Theater Production Manager position is a part time job position, 10+ hours a week, and is first and foremost responsible for monitoring the sound and visual aspects of performances in the AS220 Black Box. The Theater Production Manager reports to the Program Director of Theater and Dance. AS220 has an equal pay policy: all staff of the non-profit are paid $18.50 per hour. Application deadline is August 14. For more information, click here.