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Program Coordinator, Las Vegas

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House of Blues Music Forward Foundation | Las Vegas, NV
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House of Blues Music Forward Foundation


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Published 11 days ago

Entry / Early Professional Role

Music Forward is a national, independent non-profit organization that transforms young lives, inspires careers, and champions a more inclusive music industry. Focusing on young people ages 12-22 in underserved communities, we set the stage for success by providing workshops and showcases to kick-start musical careers and inspire the next generation of music industry leaders. Music Forward is the evolution of the International House of Blues Foundation, which began in 1993. Learn more at www.hobmusicforward.org.


The Job

The Program Coordinator drives implementation of local programs, particularly Bringing Down the House (BDTH), All Access (AA), and All Access Fest (AAF), to support the development of 21st Century Skills of young people. The Coordinator manages logistics and facilitation of programs and is the local point-person for independent contractors, expert and general volunteers, and program participants. Under the direction of the Director of Programs, the Coordinator drives expansion of local expert and general volunteer networks and local program partnerships, through identification, recruitment, and retention, with a strategic eye towards diversity and inclusion across the music industry, and integration of individuals and partners referred by the executive team and supporting advisory networks. The Coordinator maintains contact information and records program related data, using established evaluation methods and tools.

The Program Coordinator is based in Las Vegas and reports to the Program Team Manager. This is an entry / early professional role – seeking those interested in building a career in the nonprofit space with a growing company.

The details:

  • Execute program promotional strategies provided by the Director of Programs, including distributing promotional materials to schools and community organizations for possible program participants, and providing input to Marketing Team on content for social media, newsletter, website, etc.
  • Lead scheduling and coordination of programs under the supervision of the Director of Programs. Be point-person for independent contractors, venue staff (i.e.-production, security, special events staff), volunteers and program recipients on all event logistics.
  • Facilitate program delivery to participating youth. You will implement nationally developed program content with local youth in group sizes ranging from approximately 10-50 students. Facilitation components include group management, group engagement and leading group learning activities.
  • Provide operational support on day of programs. Juggling multiple duties, you will manage event set-up and tear-down, supervise volunteers, liaise with venue staff, present venue safety rules and procedures to audience members, and coordinate the documentation of the event through photo and video.
  • Develop community relationships under the supervision of the Director of Programs. Conduct site visits to prospective and current partners. Identify, develop and foster relationships for strategic growth of the organization in your community, including the recruitment of general volunteers and programmatic partnerships. Represent Music Forward at community and venue-based events through public speaking and networking.
  • Develop industry relationships including identifying, developing and fostering relationships for strategic engagement of professionals in the live entertainment industry to participate as volunteers in program opportunities including but not limited to, panel discussions, workshops, and mentorship. Support recruitment, coordination, training, and recognition of professional volunteers.
  • Support and implement special programming opportunities and recognition events for Music Forward stakeholders. Provide input and content recommendation for activities that are responsive to the unique aspects of the local community.
  • Travel as needed, to build partnerships.
  • Maintain program statistics, including data entry.
  • Participate in required staff calls and meetings.

What you bring:

·      Strong organizational skills and able to manage multiple tasks while maintaining attention to detail

·      High level of accountability and the ability to meet prescribed deadlines

·      Ability to work collaboratively with multiple stakeholders and a remote team of coworkers

·      Experience working with students ages 12-22 and/or experience working with volunteers from a variety of professional backgrounds

·      Knowledge of the music and arts industry and local community partners and experts preferred

·      Experience in production, theater and/or performance preferred

·      Sound judgment, professionalism and a positive "can-do" attitude

·      Strong interpersonal, communication and collaboration skills

·      Ability to work independently and complete job requirements without direct supervision

·      Ability to work with diverse groups of people

·      Proficiency in Microsoft Office

·      A personal cell phone

·      A personal car or regular access to reliable transportation, along with a valid driver's license and proof of car insurance

·      Flexibility to work some early morning, evenings and/or weekends for programs and special events as needed

Music Forward is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any of employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. 


Music Forward is a national, independent non-profit organization that transforms young lives, inspires careers, and champions a more inclusive music industry. Focusing on young people ages 12-22 in underserved communities, we set the…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule

Benefits

This is a full-time non-exempt position. Excellent full-time employment benefits include 100% employer paid medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance plans, 401k matching program, paid parking, tickets to live entertainment events, and access to discount perk and pre-tax accounts (health, dependent care, transportation).

This is a full-time non-exempt position. Excellent full-time employment benefits include 100% employer paid medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance plans, 401k…

How to Apply

Submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to jobs@hobmusicforward.org. Email subject should be “Las Vegas Program Coordinator – [insert applicant first and last name].”

Submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to jobs@hobmusicforward.org. Email subject should be “Las Vegas Program Coordinator – [insert applicant first and…

Location

House of Blues Las Vegas, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd South, Las Vegas, NV 89119

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