Elsewhere seeks an energetic and collaborative leader to serve as its next Program Manager. DEADLINE: May 6th, 11:59 pm EST
The Program Manager supports on-ground facilitation, coordination and production needs for Elsewhere’s core programming namely the Living Museum, artist residencies, and education. The Program Manager works in collaboration with the Creative Director and managerial team on the advancement of Elsewhere’s mission and vision through direct programming.
Elsewhere is a wholly unique, creative asset with a vibrant museum, an artist residency facility, and laboratory for collaborative education that implements well-developed and impactful programming. Elsewhere is supported by a committed and enthralled community of local and national stakeholders along with experienced and dedicated directorial and managerial teams on the ground. The ideal candidate must be ready to implement and support existing programs and to envision new programmatic opportunities. Elsewhere seeks candidates with some programming experience and a desire to grow personally and professionally as a leader in the field of arts programming.
An ideal candidate comprises knowledge and experience in contemporary art, artist-communities, and/or artist-run spaces. Elsewhere is also an active hub for community partnerships, therefore a solid grounding in social equity and sophistication towards community engagement and partnership is a must.
See full job description and application details here: http://www.goelsewhere.org/careers/
- Coordinate programming, serving as lead contact and concierge for participant needs, ensuring timely response, effective problem solving, and facilitation.
- Lead on-off boarding process for all participants according to protocols.
- Curate visitor experience, engagement, learning, legibility, and accessibility through appropriate installation, maintenance, signage and didactic information for core programs and events.
- Execute opening and closing procedures for museum and tours, and training for front desk and visitor reception.
- Setup events with support from House Manager (artist talks, first Fridays, workshops, private events, retreats).
- Schedule tours, space rentals, and retreats.
- Produce content for communications, drafts and copy edit written program materials inclusive of project pages, events listings, and promotions.
- Support application processes inclusive of calls, recruitment, nominations, selections.
- Manage weekly schedules for operational aspects of core programming, inclusive of the front desk, meal prep and tours.
- Maintain program and project management tools inclusive of gcal, planning documents, and spreadsheets.
- Update project, event and program info on the website, public calendars, information sites (google, yelp, etc.) to make current, consistent, and accurate across platforms.
- Archive program, project and event information, and make updates as needed.
- Aggregate program and event data, statistics, assessment, and other measurables for public and internal use, inclusive of visitor research, participant surveys, and online reviews.
- Engage audiences and community partners by disseminating and sharing information in person, acting as an organizational representative and local liaison.
- Coordinating engagement with participants and partners.
- Develop new program contacts and networks.
- Exceptional customer service
- Strong organization and time management skills
- Outstanding written and verbal communication with experience and comfort with public speaking
- Experience planning months in advance
- Adept at activating and navigating Google suite
- Experience with sound tech experience