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A Blade of Grass is currently hiring for two positions: Communications Associate and Programs and Administrative Associate. Scroll down to learn more and apply.

COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATE  

A Blade of Grass is seeking a communications associate who can effectively partner with staff, Fellowship artists, and a broader socially engaged art community to act as our institutional voice in all written communication, particularly social media channels.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate has strong writing and editing skills; interest in community engaged art; fluency in social media platforms, utilities, and strategy; and can demonstrate the following skills and qualities:

  • Experience working with communications and social media in a campaign or institutional context
  • Ability to articulate an engaging and appropriate institutional voice
  • Demonstrable ability to write about art in an engaging, jargon-free style
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Flexibility, willingness to own and learn from mistakes, and the ability to take risks
  • Comfort with helping out wherever you’re needed in a small office
  • Careful attention to detail, with experience copyediting or proofreading a plus
  • Experience working as a cultural or community organizer a plus
  • Desire to push the potential of social media as an art venue a huge plus

Primary Responsibilities

  • Maintain social media and sharing media accounts (including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and other channels)
  • Maintain regular social media and e-blast calendar and publish content
  • Manage and publish web content in collaboration with the Director of Programs, experience with WordPress a plus
  • Review Google Analytics and social media analytics to inform marketing strategy
  • Develop knowledge about Fellowship projects and share on multiple platforms
  • Write press releases, other copy about Fellowship and artists
  • Compose and manage e-blasts, including monthly newsletters and press campaigns
  • Assist Communications Manager with press relations
  • Copyedit/proofread texts
  • Maintain Vertical Response database
  • Assist production of regular print publications
  • Attend and assist at public programs and events
  • Other things will definitely come up!

Position is full-time, with benefits. Salary up to $36,000, commensurate with experience. To apply, please send a cover letter, writing sample, and CV to info@abladeofgrass.org, with the subject line “Communications Associate” and your last name. No phone calls please.

A Blade of Grass is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, national origin, age, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, height, weight, or disability.

 

PROGRAMS AND ADMINISTRATIVE ASSOCIATE

A Blade of Grass is seeking a programs and administrative associate who can effectively partner with staff and Fellowship artists to run a smooth office and administer a unique program that nurtures socially engaged art.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate honestly finds joy in the details; has a strong interest in socially engaged art and wants to learn programs administration; is a self starter who takes initiative; and can demonstrate the following skills and qualities:

  • Experience working with databases and Excel
  • Experience managing calendars and scheduling
  • Great phone and email skills
  • Comfortable with basic computer and server troubleshooting
  • Comfortable setting priorities and managing deadlines
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Flexibility, willingness to own and learn from mistakes, and the ability to take risks
  • Comfort with helping out wherever you’re needed in a small office
  • Demonstrable ability to learn basic bookkeeping—accounting/bookkeeping experience a plus
  • Experience booking travel in a professional setting a plus
  • Careful attention to detail, with experience copyediting or proofreading a plus

Primary Responsibilities

  • Act as first line of office communication—answer phones, manage info account
  • Assist data entry and upkeep of Wufoo, vertical response, DonorPerfect databases
  • Basic bookkeeping using Quickbooks
  • Field questions from prospective Fellowship applicants
  • Process applications and otherwise manage the administration of open call
  • Assist administration of public programs, tours, field trips
  • Arrange travel and catering for selection committee and Fellowship meetings
  • Liaise with Fellowship artists to gather images, bios, other content
  • Manage open call data
  • Order office supplies, liaise with building, general office administration
  • Basic computer/printer/server troubleshooting
  • Assist production of regular print publications
  • Attend and assist at public programs and events
  • Other things will definitely come up!

Position is full-time, with benefits. Salary up to $36,000, commensurate with experience. To apply, please send a cover letter and CV to info@abladeofgrass.org, with the subject line “Programs/Admin Associate” and your last name. No phone calls please.

A Blade of Grass is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, national origin, age, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, height, weight, or disability.

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