*Please note that APAP is posting this job on behalf of PAA. Learn more about PAA at https://www.theperformingartsalliance.org/.
Job Title: Manager, Communications and Administration Department: Administrative Classification: Exempt, full-time Reports to: Board Chair Salary: $65,000 annually
Location: Flexible; Must be willing to travel to Washington, D.C. (or other PAA meeting locations) every 2-3 months Date Posted: August 8, 2022
The Performing Arts Alliance (PAA) seeks a Manager, Communications and Administration to support the national advocacy organization’s work to advance movement building for systemic change in the performing arts field, including creative workforce development, increased public investment in the arts, and centering racial and cultural justice in public policy. The Manager is an effective communicator and strong administrator with an interest in government advocacy/public policy. They will work closely with Government Affairs staff at member organizations, PAA’s Executive Committee, and consultants to ensure timely communication to member constituents; clear calls for advocacy action; and capturing of impact stories to motivate political movement.
The Manager of Administration and Advocacy is PAA’s only paid staff member and must be highly organized and self-motivated, proactive, and able to reprioritize when needed. The successful candidate must have experience engaging diverse constituents in collective action; knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Customer Management Systems (e.g. MailChimp or VoterVoice), social media, and digital platforms like Google docs is required. More information here.
Resume and cover letter sharing why the candidate is interested in this position can be emailed to: email@example.com.
We seek a candidate who is enthusiastic about PAA’s mission and advocating for the creative sector. They must be skilled at managing both strategic and tactical activities related to creating, disseminating, collaborating on, and delivering effective communications. This is an ideal position for someone excited to learn more about the creative sector and to develop their advocacy skills. The successful candidate is committed to advancing policies that most impact the country’s independent culture workforce.
The successful candidate is dedicated to centering racial equity and approaches their work with curiosity, courage, and empathy. This includes seeking innovative ways to improve the organization’s operations, communications, and advocacy efforts. The Manager of Administration and Advocacy is PAA’s only paid staff member and must be highly organized and self-motivated, proactive, and able to reprioritize when needed.
They have experience engaging diverse constituents in collective action; experience with fundraising and working with boards are a plus. Past work with Microsoft Office Suite, Customer Management Systems (e.g. MailChimp or VoterVoice), social media, and digital platforms like Google docs is required.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: The salary for this full-time, exempt position is $65,000/year plus health insurance reimbursement.
About Performing Arts Alliance (PAA)
APAP, the Association of Performing Arts Professionals (formerly the Association of Performing Arts Presenters) is the national service, advocacy and membership organization for presenters of the performing arts. APAP is dedicated to developing and supporting a robust performing arts industry and the professionals who work within it. In addition to the annual APAP|NYC conference - the world's leading convening for the performing arts industry - APAP is the industry's leading community for networking and knowledge.
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