Seeking candidates that demonstrate commitment to arts education and passion for working with partners and community members to increase equitable access to creative opportunities, bring our partners together, and build our audience. Candidates possessing an orientation toward organization, logistics, resourcefulness, and inclusion are encouraged to apply.
Qualities we’re looking for
- You’ve read about our mission, work, and values and they align with yours.
- You’re motivated by opportunities to grow with an organization and help catalyze creative opportunities for young people across the community.
- You have excellent team and communications skills, written and spoken including active listening, empathy, and collegiality.
- You are comfortable coordinating activities in a school setting and enjoy a variety of tasks from administrative to creative.
- You complete tasks in a timely and quality manner without much oversight and are comfortable multitasking while upholding attention to details.
- You’re technologically savvy and can quickly get up to speed on new platforms.
- You excel at producing consistently creative, clear, polished, and branded written and visual content with attention to voice, syntax, and style.
- You’re proactive. When you see a gap, you take the initiative and leverage available resources to understand the problem and recommend a solution.
- Coordinate meetings and events, poll for availability, manage registrations, run tech, prepare items for meetings including by not limited to announcements, logistics, minutes, venues, follow-up as assigned, and create calendar invites in a courteous and timely manner.
- Maintain an organized and up to date organizational calendar.
- Complete administrative tasks in a quality and time-efficient manner.
- Communicate processes and information to others, respond clearly to questions, requests, and more.
- Coordinate activities between the Arts Collab team, schools, and partners including meetings, programs, and media events.
- Obtain, create, schedule, and evaluate branded and engaging communications content including but not limited to ongoing social media activity, eblasts, releases that helps us grow our audience. Coordinate with photographers, designers, and partners as needed.
- Produce monthly newsletter and weekly social media content, update website as needed.
- Additional assistance to Executive Director and Board of Directors as assigned.
- Bachelor’s degree in the arts, education, communications, business, or related field.
- Demonstrated professional experience in arts, education, and administrative projects.
- Fluency with Microsoft suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook), Apple hardware, and Zoom. Proficiency with social media business platforms such as Facebook and Instagram. Familiarity with CRM platforms such as Constant Contact.
- Familiarity with transformational power of arts education across disciplines (music, theatre, dance, creative writing, visual arts), the creative process, and education terminology and processes.
- Graphic design and/or photography experience a plus, but not required.
- Combination of virtual and in-person assignments until it is safe to meet regularly in person, regular part-time hours with morning availability expected, occasional evening and weekend assignments.
- Part time employment from $18 per hour with experience. Average 20 hours per week. Benefits include paid time off, mileage, and opportunities for professional development.
Qualified candidates, apply at the link below by January 17, 2022. Cover letter, resume, and three professional references required. We will only consider complete applications. Our hope is to fill the position by March 2022, however the position remains open until the most suitable candidate is selected. Please allow a week after the deadline to receive a response. If you are unsure if you are qualified, please consider applying anyway.
Greater Birmingham Arts Education Collaborative is a passionate champion for the power of art. We are fierce advocates who are fearless in our willingness to try new things, have challenging conversations, and adapt our methods. We are doers who make things happen. We believe the best solutions come when many different viewpoints converge, and we work tirelessly to create opportunities for those convergences. We become part of the communities we serve, and work hand-in-hand with those communities to generate long-term success. We are listeners and problem solvers who seek to understand every point of view and stay open to new ideas. We believe in equity and access. We strive to meet everyone where they are and help them get where they want to be.
Statement on Diversity
The Arts Collab is a multicultural and multi-identity organization. We commit to promoting a world where the multiplicity of individual expression and experiences are uplifted instead of feared. As an organization, we aim to reflect our communities and to approach that work intentionally.
It is the policy of the Greater Birmingham Arts Education Collaborative not to discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender identity, religion (creed), sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), age, marital status, disability, veteran status, military status (in any of its activities or operations), or any other proscribed category, in its educational programs, activities, or employment policies, as required by local, state, and federal policies and laws. This policy applies to all aspects of employment including selection, compensation, assignment, promotions, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.