Program Coordinator

Job Type

Full Time

Published

09/11/2018

Application Deadline

10/01/2018

Address

New York
New York
United States

Description

Songmasters maintains a small main office in NYC from which all its programs are coordinated involving our widespread partners and clients. While the atmosphere is informal, the work is buttoned down. It is essential the candidate be able to project and operate with a professional demeanor as s/he will serve as the “face” of the company to the public. We will be expanding rapidly in the coming year and need a candidate who can adapt and build with us.


The current position is ideally suited to someone who willing to start at an entry level position but wants to develop into a supervisory role in 3+ years as they demonstrate capabilities and become familiar with the company’s individual initiatives. Facility with both spoken and written outreach is an important part of the job as is an ability to work independently. A background or interest in arts’ management and entertainment, and/or marketing is a plus. A can-do attitude and ability to problem solve in unique and varied situations as well as an ability to think creatively, research thoroughly and work in an organized fashion are a must. Candidates with prior experience in an office setting preferred.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities

·      Outreach to corporate and nonprofit clients, artists and their representatives

·      Schedule coordination for projects and productions

·      Thorough and efficient online research

·      Responding timely to inquiries for services

·      Outreach to key arts, education and civil society leaders and organizations

·      Development of collaterals, materials, and website additions

·      General administrative support for the main office


 Minimum-Essential Qualifications Needed to Perform Position

·      BA or BS degree with experience in professional work settings

·    Ability to work according to agreed-upon schedule, meet deadlines, pay attention to detail, work without close supervision

·      Have solid organizational skills, good written and oral communication skills, ability to solve problems

·      Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs; basic Word Press; Social Media platforms; basic Photoshop or InDesign; and ability to work with or learn Quickbooks

·      Must complete agreed-upon tasks in timely manner, and if needed, go the extra mile to do so

·      Ability to write and speak with a nuanced style as needed, discretion in social media (both personal and office)

·      Ability to organize and work on multiple tasks simultaneously


Preferred Qualifications

·      Basic HTML skills and knowledge of cross platform (Mac and PC) computer systems a plus

·      Video editing

·      Enthusiasm for the core mission

·      Desire to grow with organization


Salary Based Upon Experience

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

To apply, send resume, cover letter and qualifications to office@songmasters.org with subject: Program Coordinator Position


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