Mid Atlantic Arts seeks a full-time Program Associate who will support our international portfolio: USArtists International, the largest grantmaking program in the United States supporting performing artists at their engagements abroad; and Performing Arts Global Exchange, a program that brings international artists to the United States to perform at nonprofit presenting organizations nationwide with grant support.
Assist in maintaining program’s online grant forms including scheduling, editing, and posting
Plan and implement logistics for three grant panel meetings annually, including panel book creation, distribution, and other arrangements
Assist in evaluating application materials for program eligibility
Research and identify prospective panelists, applicants, and agents
Coordinate grant notifications, agreements, and supplementary materials for program applicants and grantees
Organize program informational webinars and other events including registration, program presentation, and communication to attendees
Provide technical assistance, information, and other support to applicants, grant recipients, and other constituents
Oversee data collection – including tracking, retrieval, and reporting – and interface with online grant systems and database
Assist with program documentation, evaluation, and information sharing; support reporting and case-making with donors and funders
Represent Mid Atlantic Arts locally and nationally at conferences, meetings, performances, and other events as requested
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with at least three years of experience working in the performing arts field in such areas as presenting, programming, or touring
Proficiency in Windows, particularly Excel, Outlook, and Word
Experience providing technical support or training
Solid experience with data entry and tracking
Facility with web-based grant application platforms
Outstanding communication skills: verbal, written, and interpersonal
Experience with international artists/presenting communities
Experience with grantmaking
Comfort with public speaking, teaching, or workshop facilitation
This is a full-time position reporting to the Program Officer, International. The salary range for this position is $45,000 - $55,000 commensurate with experience. Mid Atlantic Arts offers a full benefits package.
Covid 19 Note: Mid Atlantic Arts offices are currently closed, and all team members are working remotely. When it is deemed best to return to our offices, staff will transition to a hybrid work model with some work in the office expected.
How to Apply
To apply, please e-mail a cover letter and resume to Delise White, Support Specialist at email@example.com. Please title your e-mail Program Associate, International. Applicants may choose to submit an optional video introduction no longer than 5 minutes in which they further discuss their goals, background, and interests in lieu of a cover letter. For priority consideration, submit application no later than 5 pm on September 23, 2021.
About Mid Atlantic Arts
Based in Baltimore, Maryland, Mid Atlantic Arts provides grant support and multi-state programming in the mid-Atlantic region. Mid Atlantic Arts nurtures and funds the creation and presentation of diverse artistic expression and connects people to meaningful arts experiences within our region and beyond. It is one of six regional arts organizations in the United States and works in close partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts and its member state and jurisdictional arts agencies.
Mid Atlantic Arts is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. Accordingly, Mid Atlantic Arts provides employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity, sex, pregnancy, national origin or ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, genetic status or information, military or veteran status or any status protected by federal, state, or local law.
Mid Atlantic Arts is committed to building an inclusive working environment that supports a diverse community of staff and encourages applications from all qualified candidates.
Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation (www.midatlanticarts.org) was founded in 1979 to support multi-state arts programming and services among its nine partner jurisdictions: Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and West Virginia. The Foundation has built a core of program initiatives designed to effectively address specific objectives: Artist Support, Projects and Residencies; Presenting, Touring and Exhibiting; and Knowledge Building. The Foundation works regionally, nationally, and internationally to ensure these initiatives meet the needs of our constituents and serve the communities in which they live and work. Foundation programs move the arts and artists across state lines and international borders, provide new experiences for audiences, and involve the public in the artistic process. One of six regional arts organizations in the United States, the Foundation is a private non-profit organization and is supported by the region’s state arts agencies, the National Endowment for the Arts, and various foundations, corporations, and individuals. Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.