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Do you love the arts?

Are you ready to make a difference?

The diverse team at NJPAC changes lives every day—through our world-class performances, arts education programs, and community engagement activities. Join us and become a part of the exciting cultural renaissance happening in Newark right now.

A little bit about njpac

  • our offices are located in the thriving cultural district of Newark, NJ.
  • we’re a passionate team made stronger by our diverse backgrounds, personalities, and skills.
  • we care deeply about our nonprofit mission and its impact on our community.
  • we offer free yoga classes, wellness workshops, and opportunities to volunteer in the community.
  • we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Open Positions

The team at NJPAC changes lives every day—through our world-class artistic performances, educational programs and public outreach efforts. Join us and become a part of the exciting cultural renaissance happening right now in Newark, New Jersey.

As NJPAC’s full-time Creative Services Coordinator, you’ll play a vital role in organizing our high-volume, fast-paced Creative Services department.

  • You’ll route NJPAC marketing collateral, including print and online ads, email, direct mail, signage and all that fun stuff.
  • You’ll traffic materials from start to finish—gathering specs for copywriters and designers, circulating files for approval, communicating edits, releasing approved assets and filing them in our digital asset management system for later use.
  • You’ll be a crucial part of our email marketing team, gathering and communicating instructions so our digital folks can impeccably deploy e-blasts.
  • You’ll coordinate the design of online ad campaigns, shuttling versions and revisions between marketing managers and the production team.
  • You’ll be the eagle eye reviewing and proofreading every step of the way, from initial layout to final proof, to confirm changes are incorporated and everything is spot-on.
  • You’ll ensure our busy production team is on task and on time.

A little bit about you

  • You’re not scared of a swirling sea of changing priorities, impending deadlines and last-minute twists and turns. (In fact, it excites you.)
  • You’ve been told you’re too nitpicky, too detail-focused. In this role, there’s no such thing.
  • You have a stellar handle on the English language and are a natural proofreader, catching typos in everyday life.
  • You’re super-comfortable within the digital realm, from online project management systems to different file types to asset organization.
  • You can communicate effectively with all kinds of people (designers, writers, senior management, printers, etc.) in every method imaginable (phone, email, in-person, skywriting…whatever it takes to get the job done).

Please e-mail résumé and cover letter to jobopportunities@njpac.org with the subject line CREATIVE SERVICES COORDINATOR.

If your application meets our needs, we’ll reach out to continue the process. Thanks for your interest! We look forward to hearing from you.

NJPAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Junior Graphic Designer

The team at NJPAC changes lives every day—through our world-class artistic performances, educational programs and public outreach efforts. Join us and become a part of the exciting cultural renaissance happening right now in Newark, New Jersey.

As NJPAC’s full-time, in-house Junior Graphic Designer, you’ll play a vital role in conveying our visual message to the world.

  • You’ll be a key player in our fast-paced, mile-a-minute Creative Services department, designing independently and jumping in to help other team members.
  • You’ll create marketing and advertising assets for print and web, including banner ads, digital billboards (static and animated), print ads, postcards, brochures, posters, flyers and signage.
  • You’ll be our official Noticer of Details, making sure everything meets exact branding guidelines, output requirements and media standards.
  • You’ll help out with modifying, revising, preparing and pre-fighting files for print output, as well as uploading approved and completed files into our Data Asset Management system.

A little bit about you

  • You’re quick on the uptake, love to cross things off your to-do list and know how to kick into high gear, even when priorities are shifting around you.
  • You’re comfortable with Adobe Creative Suite, InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator…and you’re always learning new tricks.
  • You have around two years’ design experience, with a strong portfolio to prove it (and you’re excited to flesh out that portfolio with great new work from NJPAC).
  • You’ve got some video editing chops—knowledge of Adobe Premier Pro and After Effects is a plus but not required.
  • You get the basics of branding, marketing and production, including brand guidelines, typography and style sheets.
  • You’re up on the latest design trends in print, digital and social media.

Please e-mail résumé and cover letter to jobopportunities@njpac.org with the subject line JUNIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER.

If your application meets our needs, we’ll reach out to continue the process. Thanks for your interest! We look forward to hearing from you.

NJPAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The team at NJPAC changes lives every day—through our world-class artistic performances, educational programs and public outreach efforts. Join us and become a part of the exciting cultural renaissance happening right now in Newark, New Jersey.

As NJPAC’s full-time Director of Arts Education Business Operations, you’ll play a vital role in our arts education department—reaching 100,000+ students and families every year, and transforming lives through the power of the arts.

  • You’ll be our financial leader, overseeing general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable, monthly projections, program budgets and more.
  • You’ll put your staff management experience to good use by overseeing one direct report and working as part of our 11-person operations team.
  • You’ll drive the improvement of systems and processes, including workflow, staff training and anything that can help our team be even more effective.
  • You’ll make sure our teaching artists are paid on time and our students get the financial aid they need.
  • You’ll work with our Development department to manage grant money received and grant reporting.
  • You’ll manage our online class registration platform, maintaining enrollment data and compiling statistics and reports.

A little bit about you

  • You’re amazing at managing teams and collaborating flexibly with all kinds of people, with proven staff management experience.
  • You’re fearless with technology—willing to investigate, learn and evaluate new platforms… and then, teach others.
  • You’re a pro when it comes to nonprofit budgets and database management.
  • There’s no one better than you when it comes to being organized and communicating clearly.
  • You know Excel. You know Salesforce. Maybe you even have a certification in Salesforce administration. (That would be great.)
  • Ideally you have a BA in a business or arts field, but we’re open to folks with different educational and employment trajectories. We’d prefer that you have at least five years of successful experience in a business, administrative or financial role.
  • You have an interest in or experience in working with marginalized or underserved communities.
  • You share our passion for the arts and understand how arts education can change a kid’s life forever.

Please e-mail résumé, cover letter to jobopportunities@njpac.org with the subject line DIRECTOR OF ARTS EDUCATION BUSINESS OPERATIONS.

If your application meets our needs, we’ll reach out to continue the process. Thanks for your interest! We look forward to hearing from you.

NJPAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The team at NJPAC changes lives every day—through our world-class artistic performances, educational programs and public outreach efforts. Join us and become a part of the exciting cultural renaissance happening right now in Newark, New Jersey.

As NJPAC’s full-time Gift Processing and Database Associate, you’ll play a vital role in tracking the donations that keep our nonprofit organization funded.

  • You’ll process daily financial gifts however they may come to us—via online donations, ticket buyer upsells, checks, credit cards or pledges
  • You’ll be a communications hub, keeping the development and finance staff up to date on the latest donations, event registrations, donor memberships and more
  • You’ll maintain impeccable records, including Archtics and Salesforce databases
  • You’ll generate thank-you letters, invoices, reconciliation reports, mailing lists and donor recognition lists as needed

A little bit about you

  • You’re a database pro! You eat, sleep and breathe data. You’ve been working with relational databases or donation processing for 3+ years.
  • You’re committed to financial accuracy. A store once charged you two cents more than they should have and you’re still thinking about it to this day.
  • You’re a follower-upper. If someone said they would send a matching gift and they didn’t, you’re all over it.
  • You’re not only a double checker, you’re a triple checker. You pride yourself on maintaining a high level of quality control. You spot errors before anyone else.
  • You’re great with Word, Excel, Salesforce—and you’re always learning more.
  • If you’re passionate about the arts and want to be part of an incredible nonprofit…hey, we should talk.

Please e-mail résumé, cover letter and salary requirements to jobopportunities@njpac.org with the subject line GIFT PROCESSING AND DATABASE ASSOCIATE. We’re not kidding—we want your salary requirements and won’t consider your application without them. (Sorry!)

If your application meets our needs, we’ll reach out to continue the process. Thanks for your interest! We look forward to hearing from you.

NJPAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The team at NJPAC changes lives every day—through our world-class artistic performances, educational programs and public outreach efforts. Join us and become a part of the exciting cultural renaissance happening right now in Newark, New Jersey.

In the full-time Project Director role, you’ll help launch a brand-new educational initiative that celebrates jazz and poetry in the city of Newark. City Verses: Elevating Voices Through Jazz and Poetry is a three-year, multi-faceted collaboration between NJPAC and Rutgers-Newark that will include in-school and community residencies led by teaching artists, touring assemblies, community poetry workshops and public events.

This is a once-in-a-lifetime career opportunity for someone who’s passionate about the arts and looking to make a mark on our city.

  • You’ll manage the planning process, launch and execution of City Verses, serving as liaison between Rutgers-Newark, NJPAC, local school districts, Newark Public Libraries, community members and other partners
  • You’ll provide strategic oversight of calendar and administrative efforts—coordinating meetings, developing program structure and managing deployment timeline
  • You’ll facilitate and attend planning meetings, site visits and performances
  • You’ll oversee all advance work for on and off site programming, including reserving spaces, coordinating with partners, organizing catering, etc.
  • You’ll delegate appropriate administrative duties including scheduling, calendar, logistics, payroll, contracts, agreements and schedules
  • You’ll maintain program budgets and expenditures

A little bit about you

  • You’re a problem solver, a creative thinker, and a natural leader, comfortable “steering the ship” on a brand-new arts program
  • You’re adept with juggling stakeholders, strategy and logistics to achieve desired outcomes—understanding the big picture while keeping an eye on every detail
  • You’re a superstar communicator who can rally support and understanding of the project to the public
  • You have strong knowledge of and personal passion for the arts, including poetry and/or jazz
  • You have a BA or MA in an arts-related field and/or 3+ years as an arts leader, ideally with some experience in schools, summer camps or other arts education settings
  • You have reliable transportation for site visits, and can work flexible hours including weekdays, weekends and evenings
  • You want to make a difference through the arts!

Please e-mail résumé, cover letter and salary requirements to jobopportunities@njpac.org with the subject line PROJECT DIRECTOR.

If your application meets our needs, we’ll reach out to continue the process. Thanks for your interest! We look forward to hearing from you.

NJPAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The team at NJPAC changes lives every day—through our world-class artistic performances, educational programs and public outreach efforts. Join us and become a part of the exciting cultural renaissance happening right now in Newark, New Jersey.

In the part-time Project Coordinator role, you’ll assist with the launch a brand-new educational initiative that celebrates jazz and poetry in the city of Newark. City Verses: Elevating Voices Through Jazz and Poetry is a three-year, multi-faceted collaboration between NJPAC and Rutgers-Newark that will include in-school and community residencies led by teaching artists, touring assemblies, community poetry workshops and public events.

If you’re passionate about the arts, have a strong administrative background, and are looking for an opportunity to make a mark on our city—this is the role for you.

  • You’ll be our go-to person for all administrative and organizational aspects of City Verses, including event logistics, program calendars, meeting coordination, school database, file management, faculty roster, ticket requests, expense reports, invoicing and general office assistance
  • You’ll act as our communications hub, collecting and distributing information to our project team, partners, faculty and stakeholders
  • You’ll facilitate and attend planning meetings, site visits and performances
  • You’ll coordinate video and photo distribution and archiving for all final performances and special events
  • You’ll assist the Project Director in maintaining and cultivating relationships with schools, teaching artists and community members
  • You’ll be our payroll wizard, tracking faculty hours and expense sheets to make sure our teaching artists are paid correctly and on time

Qualifications and Special Requirements:

  • You’re personally passionate about the arts, which may include poetry and/or jazz
  • You love logistics—nothing makes you happier than a clean spreadsheet or a perfectly organized calendar
  • You’re flexible and can adjust to frequently shifting priorities
  • Your attention to detail is out of this world—you’d never send an email with a typo or distribute a document with outdated information
  • You’re comfortable communicating with folks from a wide range of organizations in a wide range of roles, from artists to CEOs
  • Your computer skills are strong! You can juggle Word, Excel, Google Docs and PowerPoint without batting an eye. (And if you have experience with ArtsVision, we can’t wait to meet you…)
  • You have a BA in a business or arts related field, or equivalent experience
  • You have reliable transportation for site visits, and can work flexible hours including weekdays, weekends and evenings
  • You want to make a difference through the arts!

Please e-mail résumé, cover letter and salary requirements to jobopportunities@njpac.org with the subject line PROJECT COORDINATOR.

If your application meets our needs, we’ll reach out to continue the process. Thanks for your interest! We look forward to hearing from you.

NJPAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer