Do you have a passion for the arts and want to join a hard-working team dedicated to fulfilling the NAC’s mission of “bring people and the arts together?” Help make our community a better place!
The Norfolk Arts Center offers a professional, creative, and dynamic work environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Help us fulfill our mission of “bringing people and the arts together.” Current positions openings and application instructions are listed below.
NORFOLK ARTS CENTER SEEKING PROGRAM COORDINATOR
JOB TITLE:Program Coordinator
The Program Coordinator oversees all aspects of the Norfolk Arts Center’s (NAC) programs; including all schedules and details related to our visual arts, performing arts and arts education programs. Candidate will handle events from start to finish and be the primary point of contract between contractors, actors, teachers, volunteers, interns, among other individuals and organizations. He/She will assist with marketing and advertising of the programs and organization including but not limited to: writing press releases, developing and executing campaigns, designing graphics and promotional materials, as well overseeing NAC’s website and social media. The Program Coordinator is also responsible for assisting with the implementation of all policies of the Norfolk Arts Center (NAC) for the benefit of the organization and its members.
The ideal candidate holds a bachelor’s degree in either hospitality management, marketing, graphic design or an art related field; has a background in marketing and 2 years of event coordination experience. Candidate has a great deal of self-sufficiency in accomplishing his/her duties, must be an excellent communicator and he/she must be a creative and innovative thinker. He/She will coordinate schedules, dialogue with a wide variety of individuals, and handle all program related tasks of a growing organization. He/She must be detail oriented and have an interest in the successful promotion of the arts and our community.
The NAC’s goal is to increase the impact the arts have in area schools and communities, and the ideal candidate will share this passion and be motivated to push the organization towards that goal.
The hours will vary depending on the time of year and the projects being implemented.
The Program Coordinator is appointed by the Executive Director and is administratively responsible to her/him. The Program Coordinator may provide supervision over contractual workers and volunteers.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
2. Management of fiscal resources:
a. Assists the Executive Director in maintaining individual budgets for performances, exhibits, classes, events and other programs as assigned.
b.Assists in the generation of funding through available grants, major contributions/sponsorship, membership drives, annual and planned giving programs.
c. Implements public relations activities:
1.Markets events and programs to membership and public in a timely, on-going format.
2. Communicates with area media including newspapers and radio stations about announcements, articles and advertisements.
3.Prepares and sends press releases for all events, exhibits, and classes.
4. Designs and manages marketing and print materials.
5. Manages website and social media presence to enhance public knowledge and acceptance of Norfolk Arts Center programs and services.
6. Promotes volunteerism at NAC and assists in the recruitment of volunteers.
3.Carries out such other general responsibilities as may be delegated by the Executive Director.
4. Assists with the implementation of long-range plans.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
PHYSICAL REQUIRMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT
Maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for:
Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities which may include the following:
Requirements to apply:
1. Cover Letter
3. Answer to the following questions:
a. Why do the arts matter to YOU?
b. What role do you see NAC playing in the future?
Position open until filled.
Send cover letter, resume and question responses to:
Norfolk Arts Center
305 N. 5th Street
Norfolk, NE 68701
OR email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Compensation / Benefits:
Compensation package to be determined based on the successful candidate’s experience and education.