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Assistant to the Executive Director

Company: ArtYard
Location: Frenchtown
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

*Background*

ArtYard's complex of art exhibition spaces, artist residencies, and state-of-the-art theater bring provocative art, performance, and creative mischief to a small town at the Delaware River's edge in Frenchtown, New Jersey. ArtYard's mission is to be an incubator for creative expression and a catalyst for collaborations that reveal the transformational power of art.

*The Opportunity*

As the organization continues to build on the momentum of its first six years, ArtYard seeks an Assistant to the Executive Director who will support the ED in bringing to fruition ArtYard's diverse array of programs, exhibitions, concerts, film series, residency programs, and workshops. The Assistant to the ED will act as a researcher and creative sounding board in the development of ArtYard's interdisciplinary programming.

The Assistant to the Executive Director will manage the ED's calendar, schedule ED's meetings, create, manage and maintain the ED's filing system, take notes in meetings and manage email, responding to and prioritizing communication. The Assistant to the ED will order supplies, make travel arrangements, and assist with Board packet creation, distribution, and archiving. The Assistant will update and maintain the ArtYard program calendars, both electronic and conference room versions.

*Qualifications*

* Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
* Cultural competency, emotional intelligence/diplomacy
* Tech literacy
* Superior verbal and written communication skills
* Bachelor's degree

Personal Characteristics

* Flexible, creative, can-do attitude
* Willingness to attend and assist at selected events after hours and on weekends
* Commitment to ArtYard's mission: ArtYard is an incubator for creative expression and a catalyst for collaborations that reveal the transformational power of art
* Commitment to ArtYard's playful, inventive, resourceful, collaborative culture

*How to Apply*

ArtYard intentionally strives to create equity, diversity and inclusion in all recruitment and hiring practices.

Only complete applications will be reviewed. Applications must include:

* Cover letter noting the candidate's interest in ArtYard's mission and programs and a brief statement of the candidate's qualifications for the position
* Resume
* Three references; at least two of the references must be employment related.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and we encourage candidates to submit applications by *December 9, 2022*. This search will remain open until the position is filled.

To learn more, please visit *www.artyard.org.*

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $55,000.00 - $70,000.00 per year

Benefits:
* 401(k)
* Health insurance
* Paid time off
Schedule:
* 8 hour shift
* Monday to Friday
* On call
* Weekend availability

People with a criminal record are encouraged to apply

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Frenchtown, NJ 08825: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: ArtYard, Bethlehem , Assistant to the Executive Director, Executive , Frenchtown, Pennsylvania

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