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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

Department: Marketing

Reports to: Director, Ticketing CRM & Data

Status: Exempt, Full Time

The Senior Manager is responsible for the management of all information and data resources; data policies and procedures; quality management of all ticketing records; and data analytics. The Senior Manager maintains patron files/records, and updates/maintains CRM policies and procedures.  The Senior Manager will assist with the implementation of a new pricing strategy and the implementation of dynamic pricing for performances.

Data management, integrity and analysis- Archtics (Ticketing database)

  • Brainstorm and help implement the needs of marketing into Archtics
  • Collaborates with membership and development to pull and export development data into Archtics bi monthly to make sure all data matches in both CRM systems.
  • Collaborate with the Director of CRM to see how we can integrate the data in Architcs into Salesforce more effectively
  • Monitor and administer database integrity and maintenance of Archtics database
  • Perform regular data integrity checks via querying and system review including but not limited to de-duplication and data continuity.
  • Maintain database standards and best practices.
  • Serve as primary point of contact for all Ticketing data.
  • As an expert in understanding NJPAC’s ticketing database, research and present historical information that helps marketing understand sales trends on both a macro (season) and micro (single performance) basis
  • Aggressively monitor sales data to identify performances that require additional marketing support and/or performances that could benefit from dynamic pricing adjustments
  • Analyze ticketing data to look at different segment to look at opportunities for upsells, AED sells, Membership pushes etc.
  • Assist the marketing and programming departments in ongoing efforts to optimize price scales for individual events
  • Manage all list pulls for email, direct mail, phones, online etc.
  • Develop and present analytics for strategic reporting, reconciling with published data.
  • Manage the rescoring of the database and updating records with new LTV scores yearly
  • Manage the membership data upload into Archtics from Salesforce bi monthly
  • Management of the CHURN report (analysis of new, renewing and lapsed ticket buyers)

Salesforce

  • Collaborate with the CRM Director for Salesforce Administration within the organization to get marketing onto Salesforce and implement the needs of the Marketing department
  • Brainstorm, develop, and help implement the needs of marketing into salesforce while also looking to create new processes and customization
  • Liaison to CRM for all Department system needs and serve as subject matter expert for all CRM projects.
  • Manage day to day updates and issues for the Marketing Department
  • Train new staff on Salesforce processes for Marketing, train new staff on new updates and changes to the existing structure
  • Manage financial tracking of revenue, expenses and budgets
  • Collaborate with Finance to communicate accurate revenue and expenses

Operations

  • Compile data for us in C suite and grant reporting
  • Communicate updates, changes, issues with platforms and workflows related to finance, Archtics, Salesforce to the Marketing Department
  • Attend training for more advanced understanding and management of Salesforce and affiliated apps/Archtics etc.

Qualifications and Special Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, IT systems and/or Marketing
  • Demonstrated professional experience as an analyst or similar role
  • Strong computer skills, including superior skills in Excel (vlookup, sumif, match, index, pivot tables, etc) and a basic understanding of database design, While not required, comfort with SQL or other method’s of database queries is a plus
  • 3 years experience working in a CRM database, specifically Archtics or Salesforce
  • Creative analytic thinker
  • Strong business sense
  • Self-starter, motivated it improve skills and improve efficiency
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Superior training skills
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Excellent planning, analytical, and implementation skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to prioritize
  • Exceptional accuracy

Please e-mail résumé to jobopportunities@njpac.org (be sure to note “SENIOR MANAGER, CRM & BUSINESS OPERATIONS, MARKETING” in the subject line of your e-mail). Your application will be reviewed and if we are interested in pursuing your candidacy, you will receive an invitation via email with more details regarding an interview. Candidates who have not received an invitation will not be interviewed.

NJPAC requires all employees to be fully vaccinated (including booster vaccination) for COVID-19 prior to starting work, unless precluded from doing so by applicable law. The CDC currently defines “fully vaccinated” as two weeks after the second dose for Pfizer and Moderna, and two weeks after the single dose of Johnson & Johnson. Proof of vaccination is required prior to applicant’s first day of work.

NJPAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Department:  Women@NJPAC

Reports To:  Managing Director, Women@NJPAC

Supervises:  Event Manager & TBD         

Status:  Exempt – Full Time

 

Position Summary:

The Assistant Managing Director of Women@NJPAC will serve as event producer, strategist and fundraiser for Women@NJPAC events and manage and work closely with the Managing Director and the Women@NJPAC Board of Trustees. The Assistant Managing Director oversees and implements the annual fundraisers for Women@NJPAC—the Spotlight Gala and the Spring Luncheon; plus all Women@NJPAC programming and stewardship events, including Women@NJPAC’s Annual Meeting/Leading Ladies Panel, Gathering of Givers, other Women@NJPAC meetings events, pre- and post- receptions and members-only events.  The Assistant Managing Director also manages and works closely with the Women@NJPAC Board of Trustees, including supporting board and committee meetings. The Assistant Managing Director will also assist with fundraising and cultivation of Women@NJPAC trustees and members.  The Assistant Managing Director will supervise an Event Manager, Women@NJPAC intern/fellow(s), event consultants and volunteers.

The Assistant Managing Director of Women@NJPAC must be able to use an entrepreneurial and results-oriented approach to lead and drive the creation, production and execution of mission-driven events. In order to be successful, she/he/they must be able to integrate fundraising goals and strategies into event planning, manage logistics and details with ease, and bring exceptional interpersonal skills to meet the needs of an influential and diverse audience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Event Planning and Production

  • Strategize with Managing Director of Women@NJPAC and Women@NJPAC Board members to execute high quality events that integrate fundraising goals and advance donor engagement and stewardship
  • Lead and execute design and production of fundraising events, including managing co-chairs and committees, honorees, sponsorship benefits, guest speakers, timelines, budgets, auctions & raffles, printed invitations and journals, communication strategy, invitation lists, run-of-shows, RSVPs and guest lists, acknowledgements and invoices, and post-event follow-ups
  • Maintain excellent communication and relationships inter-departmentally including production, programming, catering, marketing, house management, and operations teams. Work closely with managing Event consultants.
  • Develop and manage event and department budgets.

Marketing and Communications

  • Oversee creation of all event marketing materials including branded event concepts, save the dates, invitations, eblasts, journals, and all event collateral
    • Add projects into Marketing workflow using Wrike Project Management software
    • Provide design concepts and copy
    • Act as liaison with for review and approvals
  • Help manage and maintain the Women@NJPAC website and social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
  • Develop strategies for marketing events and Women@NJPAC programs

Board Management and Administration

  • Support and steward Women@NJPAC Board of Trustees meetings, and board committees, including Governance, Programming, Marketing & Engagement.
  • Work closely with Managing Director on strategic initiatives including the Women@NJPAC $15 million campaign development and events and development of 2023 Leadership Summit for Women + Girls
  • Manage event records in Salesforce CRM including campaigns, RSVP reports, event registration forms, and reports
  • Supervise Event Manager, intern/fellow(s) and volunteers

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in event planning at a non-profit organization, preferably in a performing arts or cultural organization
  • Database experience and comfort working with these systems is essential.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and customer service orientation.
  • The ability to manage multiple events and project deadlines at the same time.
  • Ability to be flexible and work well in a collaboration and team environment.
  • Ability to take initiative and must have excellent judgment and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able to work weekday evening events and weekends, when required.

Please e-mail résumé to jobopportunities@njpac.org (be sure to note “ASSOCIATE MANAGING DIRECTOR, WOMEN@NJPAC” in the subject line of your e-mail). Your application will be reviewed and if we are interested in pursuing your candidacy, you will receive an invitation via email with more details regarding an interview. Candidates who have not received an invitation will not be interviewed.

NJPAC requires all employees to be fully vaccinated (including booster vaccination) for COVID-19 prior to starting work, unless precluded from doing so by applicable law. The CDC currently defines “fully vaccinated” as two weeks after the second dose for Pfizer and Moderna, and two weeks after the single dose of Johnson & Johnson. Proof of vaccination is required prior to applicant’s first day of work.

NJPAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Position: NJPAC Teaching Artist Faculty

Position Summary: NJPAC Teaching Artists are professional artists and educators who teach a variety of arts disciplines in various environments across the state of New Jersey. Our programs are offered virtually, on-site and to schools, community centers and childcare centers throughout New Jersey. All TAs are paid for ongoing training opportunities as well as all meeting and planning time. 

NJPAC Teaching Artists are on-call employees. Work fluctuates based on season, sales and TA availability.

Pay Rates: Facilitation $50-$80/hr, Meetings and Training $28.35/hr, Documentation $13/hr

We are currently prioritizing the following opportunities:

Arts Integration Cohort: Work in curriculum development teams, provide feedback on program development, coach a team of classroom teachers and contribute to an Arts Integration Resource Center. The AI cohort will provide feedback and coaching to participants in the multi-year arts integration training program.

Professional Development Facilitators: Theater, Music, Jazz, Hip Hop, Arts Integration and Early Childhood

HIP HOP: Emcee’ing, Beatboxing, DJ’ing, Music Production, Graffiti, Dance, Podcasting

We are also currently seeking professional teaching artists within the following disciplines:

DANCE: Creative Movement through Storytelling

MUSIC: Composing (Musical Theater), Recorder/Woodwind, Instrumental Music (Beginning Band)

THEATER: Creative Drama through Storytelling, Musical Theater, Acting, Playwriting

ACCOMPANISTS: Piano, Percussion

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Facilitate workshops, residencies and/or Saturday and summer classes that are developmentally appropriate, focus on the whole student and build social emotional learning in addition to artistic learning goals
  • Create outlines and lesson plans that embody the goals of NJPAC’s program(s)
  • Share outlines with NJPAC staff, classroom teachers, and school administration
  • Communicate with NJPAC and school staff regarding all aspects of programing
  • Participate in paid meetings and trainings at NJPAC
  • Travel to and work in all types of schools, on-site programs and community settings across New Jersey. Some opportunities may be available for virtual options.

Qualifications and Special Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in the arts, education or arts-related field, or equivalent experience
  • Professional experience in a performing art form and/or as a teaching artist or educator
  • Experience working with diverse populations and ages
  • Foundational understanding of healing centered, culturally responsive, anti-racist and/or social emotional learning
  • Strong classroom management skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in order to interact with students, classroom teachers, school administrators, and NJPAC staff
  • Willingness to travel to and teach in various school settings in New Jersey
  • Willingness to attend meetings, training, and complete paperwork in addition to teaching classes
  • Reliable transportation
  • Required background check & fingerprinting clearance and must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19

NJPAC requires all employees to be fully vaccinated (including booster vaccination) for COVID-19 prior to starting work, unless precluded from doing so by applicable law. The CDC currently defines “fully vaccinated” as two weeks after the second dose for Pfizer and Moderna, and two weeks after the single dose of Johnson & Johnson. Proof of vaccination is required prior to applicant’s first day of work.

No phone calls please. Candidates selected for audition and interview will receive a verbal or written response including a request for a sample lesson plan and teaching philosophy. Interviews are slated to happen in August, December and May. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis but we will only conduct interviews three times a year in an effort to provide cohort training within the first month of hire. 

For this position, please email a letter of interest and resumé to jobopportunities@njpac.org. Be sure to note the job title in the subject line of your e-mail.

NJPAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Performance-based Ushers are needed for NJPAC 2022-2023 Season (weekly hours worked vary between 4 and 24). Starting rate for all Ushers is $15/hr. Ushers will be scheduled according to availability, skill set and performance calendar. This position is a Union job.

Responsibilities: 
 Must be friendly, polite and enthusiastic.
 Assist Head Usher with special requests as needed.
 Assist patrons by scanning tickets, greeting and escorting patrons to their seats, distributing programs, and attending to guests with special needs

Qualifications and Special Requirements: 
 High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
 Flexible hours; Weekend availability required
 Experience in guest/customer service or hotel/hospitality industry
 Ability to anticipate and fulfill the needs and concerns of guests.
 Possess a sensitive, friendly, engaging personality, and polished demeanor.
 Must be able to stand for long periods of time

Deadline for submitting resumes is Thursday, June 30, 2022.  No phone calls please. Please e-mail résumé to jobopportunities@njpac.org (be sure to note the job title in the subject line of your e-mail).  Your application will be reviewed and if we are interested in pursuing your candidacy, you will receive an invitation via email with more details regarding an interview. Candidates who have not received an invitation will not be interviewed.

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, civil union/domestic partnership status, familial status, domestic violence victim status, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws.

An applicant with a disability may be entitled to a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and other state or other local laws.  A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship.

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19

Please e-mail résumé to jobopportunities@njpac.org with the subject line USHER. 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

Artist Assistant
Provide assistance to Production, Programming, Rental, and Arts Education Departments. In meeting the hospitality needs of visiting artists, crew, and staff. Furnish a hospitable environment for companies to prepare for their performance. Provide additional support as needed at the direction of Production or Presenters.

Reports to: Production Department
Payment: Starting at $15/hr, non exempt-casual

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
 Meet and greet artists and their staff upon arrival and escort them to dressing rooms and specific support spaces. Familiarize the visiting companies with the backstage area.
 Guarantee proper set-up of non-catered hospitality for the visiting company and artists.
 Assist in attending to the special needs of individual artists and groups.
 Coordinate outside food requests when necessary and be able to direct to area restaurants when asked.
 Assist Visiting Production staff with various tasks, i.e. backstage lists, copying,
temperature control of dressing rooms.
 Ensure cleanliness and comfort of dressing rooms and backstage areas.
 Assist backstage traffic during and after performance/event.
 Prepare reports upon conclusion of each event detailing use of supplies.
 Keep the supply storage organized and ensure that stock remains replenished
 Complete special projects as requested by Production staff.

Qualifications and Special Requirements:
 Excellent communication, hospitality and people skills necessary.
 Good follow-through ability necessary.
 Strong organizational skills and the ability to establish effective priorities.
 Prior experience in Guest Services and/or The Arts ex. Dressing Room Coordinator or Talent Wrangler is a plus but not required.
 Capable of working with persons of all ages and professions in large groups.
 Ability to work independently and stay on task.
 Ability to be productive and proactive.
 Must be able to drive/have a driver’s license – having a car is a plus

Please e-mail  cover letter and résumé to jobopportunities@njpac.org (be sure to note “ARTIST ASSISTANT” in the subject line of your e-mail). Your application will be reviewed and if we are interested in pursuing your candidacy, you will receive an invitation via email with more details regarding an interview. Candidates who have not received an invitation will not be interviewed.

NJPAC requires all employees to be fully vaccinated (including booster vaccination) for COVID-19 prior to starting work, unless precluded from doing so by applicable law. The CDC currently defines “fully vaccinated” as two weeks after the second dose for Pfizer and Moderna, and two weeks after the single dose of Johnson & Johnson. Proof of vaccination is required prior to applicant’s first day of work.

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) is committed to a policy of Equal
Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, civil union/domestic partnership status, familial status, domestic violence victim status, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws.

We look forward to hearing from you.
NJPAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Multimedia Production Manager

Welcome to NJPAC! The Multimedia Production Manager will be responsible for all video production, photography needs, assist in the content strategy, manage our asset management system, manage on our on site signage and assist in the production of our virtual events. This position will report into the Art Director. This position will work cross departmentally in understanding the content needs of each area and planning accordingly to implement. This position will need to understand all that NJPAC has to offer from world-class performances, to arts education programs, to our community engagement activities with patrons, to engaging our members.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Video Production & Editing
    • Ability to create, edit and manage all video content
    • Management of external video consultants when needed for bigger projects
  • Photography
    • Management of all photography needs for the institution
    • Take photos for NJPAC special events
    • Hire and manage external photographers for performance content needs
    • Adjust, retouch, and edit photos to prepare for use for the digital team and prepare for digital assets for usage on website, social, email marketing
  • Content Strategy
    • Work closely with the Senior Manager of Content Marketing to create a content strategy for the institution
    • Work closely with the Art Director to understand the needs of content for reporting etc
  • Content Management
    • Management and organization of our Data Asset Management platform.
    • Manage all keywording, meta data and storage of photos and videos
    • Management of the content calendar for events
    • Management of NJPAC signage (Digital signage, printed display collateral)
  • Virtual Production
    • Assist in the production of our virtual events (Social live or on Zoom)
    • Meet with departments to discuss the needs and timing of each event
    • Produce all statistics for these virtual events (Zoom registrants; live attendees etc)

Preferred Requirements:

  • 2-4 years experience in the design, video production and/or digital marketing space.
  • Intermediate knowledge in video editing including trimming, exporting, compressing, and adding simple keyframe animation for lower thirds (Adobe Premiere Pro or Final Cut preferred – knowledge of Adobe After Effect a plus)
  • Intermediate knowledge in Adobe design programs including Photoshop and InDesign
  • Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, design or technology
  • Understanding of photography, video and content creation.
  • Awareness of emerging trends, industry practices, and new platforms.
  • Passion for Digital Marketing, Design, Video Production and Photography
  • The drive to take initiative, work independently and be accountable while also working as a team player who is collaborative and flexible

NJPAC requires all employees to be fully vaccinated (including booster vaccination) for COVID-19 prior to starting work, unless precluded from doing so by applicable law. The CDC currently defines “fully vaccinated” as two weeks after the second dose for Pfizer and Moderna, and two weeks after the single dose of Johnson & Johnson. Proof of vaccination is required prior to applicant’s first day of work.

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

Department:  Marketing

Reports To:  Senior Director, Marketing

Status:  Full-Time Exempt

This position is responsible for building and optimizing NJPAC’s email campaigns, as well as tracking and reporting campaign progress as well as finding opportunities to increase engagement and ultimately, desired customer behavior.

Key Responsibilities:

Email Marketing & Automation:

  • Lead execution of email marketing campaigns through Pardot to promote all events.
  • Maintain the schedule of email campaigns across the institution with various department needs and determine the flow of promotions.
  • Manage the company’s Pardot institutional marketing automations and Engagement Studio customer journeys.
  • Create automation journeys to engage customers in new and innovative ways for the institution

Analytics:

  • Analyze & report on audience behavior and conversion funnels within NJPAC’s email ecosystem; set benchmarks and optimize for growth.
  • Compile data to understand and drive ongoing improvements in customer engagement programs for the email marketing platform.
  • Report on weekly email statistics summary to the team and improve engagement and click through rate that enhance conversions.
  • Send regular updates about key analytics data as it relates to email campaigns..

Coordination & Teamwork:

  • Communicate effectively with project stakeholders/requesters regarding needed requirements, milestones, due dates and email deployments
  • Work closely with the Digital Marketing team and other partners to create and execute digital marketing initiatives.
  • Attend meetings for various departments to determine their email needs and provide information on the schedule of promotions
  • Utilize project management tool to ensure accuracy and work with team on approvals
  • Stay current with industry trends and advise the team on best practices.
  • Assist with web updates and other digital tasks when applicable

Skills and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required
  • 2-3 years of experience with e-mail marketing and digital operations.
  • Knowledge and/or experience with Salesforce Pardot (or comparable email marketing provider, i.e. Mailchimp, Pardot, Constant Contact), Wrike (or comparable project management system), Google Analytics and Ads, and WordPress.
  • Understanding of emerging digital marketing concepts, platforms, and tools, including best practices in email marketing automation and personalization, and analytics related to email campaigns and their engagement.
  • Exceptional time management and organizational skills; ability to prioritize and communicate shifting timelines and objectives, and manage multiple projects concurrently.
  • Excellent oral and written communicator
  • Familiar with email marketing best practices
  • Microsoft Office Suite and/or Google Docs
  • Passion for Digital Marketing, online advertising, and live entertainment preferred

NJPAC requires all employees to be fully vaccinated (including booster vaccination) for COVID-19 prior to starting work, unless precluded from doing so by applicable law. The CDC currently defines “fully vaccinated” as two weeks after the second dose for Pfizer and Moderna, and two weeks after the single dose of Johnson & Johnson. Proof of vaccination is required prior to applicant’s first day of work.

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

NJPAC Arts Education

NJPAC has the largest arts education department in the state, serving nearly 112,000 families and students in grades Pre-K through 12; approx. 74% of participating students attend Title I schools. Programs include on-campus and in-school performances, artist-in-residencies, after-school and summer arts training, and professional development for teachers.

Position Summary:

The Senior Director/ Director of Research and Impact is responsible for creating and implementing the research agenda and impact assessment strategy for the Arts Education Department and the Arts and Well-being initiative. This work will include designing and implementing use-inspired research studies – from the expected to the ingenious – as well as developing and testing relevant tools to measure, evaluate, and convey the Department’s impact. The successful candidate will be grounded in both artistic and scientific approaches and motivated by outcomes and impact at scale.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Subject to the policies and management direction established by the Vice President for Arts Education, the duties of Arts Education Senior Director/ Director of Research and Impact shall include:

Research Agenda & Impact Strategy

  • Work collaboratively with the teams of Arts Education and Arts and Well-being to develop a department-wide impact measurement and assessment strategy.
  • Develop research goals and objectives that support the theory of change and are met both through the Department’s own research projects and through research partnerships.
  • Keep abreast of emerging research related to the Department’s impact goals and seek to support and apply that research for the good of those goals when appropriate
  • Conceptualize and manage the execution of reports that raise awareness of the Arts Center’s work.

Metrics as a Change Agent

  • Conceive and prioritize projects to develop and disseminate metrics, frameworks, and standards whose widespread adoption can help to scale best practices and quality programs
  • Develop research partnerships in alignment with the Department’s overall goal and objectives for impact
  • Lead the development of data and measurement products that other organizations can adopt to drive the impact of the arts in education and throughout the community

Program Evaluation

The Senior Director/ Director will work with all program teams including external consultants to ensure data gathering and evaluation systems are in place, meet IRB requirements when necessary, and that each program is continually improving and ultimately meeting its intended impact goals and objectives.

  • Oversee data collection, entry, and quality for programs on-campus and in-schools including securing school district and any IRB approvals when necessary
  • Analyze and synthesize quantitative and qualitative data and create systems for using data to provide ongoing feedback and support for program improvement
  • Conduct program observations, interviews, surveys, and focus groups
  • Implement and manage internal systems for conducting ongoing outcomes measurement and assessment
  • Design and develop evaluation plans, choose the most effective methodologies, instruments, and resources, and summarize and present findings

Qualifications & Expectations

  • Commitment to high ethical standards
  • Understanding of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion implementation including anti-racist practices.
  • A curious self-starter with a proven track record of diving into unknown territory and learning new concepts
  • Outstanding analytical ability and advanced statistical knowledge with the ability to analyze qualitative and quantitative data and extract relevant insights
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, mission-driven environment
  • Ability to produce high-quality deliverables on time and within budget
  • Superior written and oral communication skills, with the ability to articulate a clear and concise point of view on complicated issues
  • Facility with data visualization and creating compelling data narratives that are accessible to many different audiences
  • Strong project management skills and attention to detail

Additional Details

  • Advanced degree in a relevant field of study
  • 5-8 years demonstrated experience and expertise in putting applied research to use to create social innovation and change through the arts and/or outside of an academic context
  • Five to seven years of senior management experience
  • Proven ability to build and manage high-performing teams, programs, and budgets
  • Experience developing and managing collaborations and partnerships for research, metrics, and assessment endeavors
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, and a proven ability to build trust with team members, school leadership, students, and families.
  • Skilled in SPSS, google suite – especially xls, and CRM platforms – Salesforce a plus.
  • Bi-Lingual preferred, Spanish a plus
  • Willing to conquer the “small tasks” with an understanding of their vital importance in the success of the organization

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19

Please e-mail résumé, cover letter, and salary requirements to jobopportunities@njpac.org with the subject line Senior Director/ Director Research and Impact.

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

Position Summary:

The Special Assistant to the Vice President’s primary focus is providing high-level programmatic and administrative support to the Vice President, a member of senior management, across a wide range of activities.  The successful candidate will be able to manage and implement the day-to-day job activities and responsibilities for the Vice President and serve as the primary point of contact between the Vice President with the public and NJPAC’s business operations. This critical position is also responsible for advancing, facilitating and overseeing special projects and initiatives as appropriate.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Subject to the policies and management direction established by the Vice President for Arts Education, the duties of the Special Assistant to the Vice President shall include:

Administrative Duties:

  • Maintain the day to day schedule of the Vice President including calendar, call sheet, and emails.
  • Serve as the gatekeeper, mediator, and first point of contact for the Vice President with the team, and all other internal and external contacts, and key stakeholders.
  • Responsible for prioritizing the Department workflow by bringing projects, assignments, issues, concerns, etc. to the immediate attention of the Vice President for handling and response.
  • Participate in relevant internal and external meetings, take notes, and drive follow-up action items.
  • Identify and remove internal bottlenecks to ensure that issues important to the Department are resolved expeditiously, effectively, and efficiently.
  • Schedule, plan, and help facilitate on-site as well as off-site meetings, conferences, internal and external facing events, and presentations, which may include coordinating arrangements for participants, handling logistics, preparing and disseminating materials, managing budgets and project plans
  • Schedule a high volume of appointments/meetings and manage complex calendars for the Vice President and others throughout the organization
  • Make travel arrangements, process invoices, and complete expense reports with accuracy and timeliness
  • Establish and maintain accurate files and records.
  • Prepare, edit, and proofread correspondence and reports including Board and Committee memos, minutes, and presentations
  • Generate necessary data and funder reports for Development and the Board.

Portfolio and Project Management

  • Operate at a tactical, strategic and operational level, handling the oversight of projects that do not neatly fit within the organizational chart or that fall between departments or leadership areas of responsibility.
  • Execute and manage new project concepts on behalf of the Vice President including engaging stakeholders internally and externally, brainstorming new creative ideas, and maintaining forward motion in recent and long-standing projects.
  • Conduct background research, asset mapping, and proposal writing for new initiatives, and funding opportunities.
  • Build, nurture and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders including, but not limited to, NJPAC Board members, arts executives, community leaders, and donors, etc.
  • Effectively manage and oversee special projects initiated and committed to by the Vice President and when appropriate serve as proxy for the Vice President.
  • Project managing department- wide efforts and special projects at the request of the Vice President
  • Engage in special projects and other duties as assigned

EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Excellent project management skills executed in fast paced and intense work environments
  • Strong interpersonal, decision-making and organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Excellent skills in google suite and CRM platforms – Salesforce a plus.
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills with strong grammatical, proofreading and editing capabilities
  • Willing to conquer the “small tasks” with an understanding of their vital importance in the success of the organization
  • Excellent presentation and facilitation skills is preferred
  • Center principles of equity, inclusion, and belonging in all work, embedding the values in program development, policy application, and department practices and processes
  • Minimum of three (3) years working in a business environment
  • Experience in the cultural or performing arts industry preferred
  • Exceptional relationship management and customer service skills with the ability to successfully engage with internal and external individuals including donors, community leaders, school district officials, etc.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality at all times, work independently and exercise substantial discretion and judgment
  • Must be an independent, self-motivated and highly resourceful individual in a fast-paced environment; able to prioritize and anticipate the needs of the Vice President
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal, decision-making and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated drive for results through a history of achievements and strategy.
  • History of driving complex projects in the face of ambiguity.
  • BA degree in Business Administration or related discipline.

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19

Please e-mail résumé, cover letter and salary requirements to jobopportunities@njpac.org with the subject line SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO VICE PRESIDENT, ARTS EDUCATION. 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

Position Summary:

The Receptionist/People & Organization Assistant manages internal and external communication at the front desk and is the first point of contact for guests to the offices of the Arts Center. This position is responsible for ordering supplies and providing support for the People & Organization Department.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Receptionists Duties:

  • Receive guests in main office and provide initial hospitality; validate visitors parking tickets.
  • Answer telephone, screen and direct calls, provide information to callers, take and relay messages.
  • Ensure reception is covered during absences and breaks.
  • Restock brochures on wall display.
  • Know when and how to transfer calls.
  • Train volunteers and staff members to adequately cover switchboard.
  • Review and process ticket donation requests and ad journals.
  • Assist various departments with mailings if it does not interfere with above duties.
  • Code and review invoices for office supplies, kitchen supplies, employee wellness initiatives, stationery, and other vendors as assigned.
  • Update internal phone directory and organization charts.
  • Order business cards and company stationery.
  • Manage requests from non-profits for ticket donations.
  • Send congratulations/condolence acknowledgements on behalf of NJPAC.
  • Maintain inventory of office supplies for different departments.
  • Maintain adequate inventory of kitchen supplies.
  • Order kitchen supplies for Main office and Center for Arts Education.
  • Send out yoga email from Wellness Team email.

P&O Assistant Duties:

  • Process and print background checks for new hires.
  • Sort resumes according to position in Job Opportunities inbox in Gmail.
  • Post open jobs on company website, college websites and other sites.
  • Set up/send new hire packets.
  • File I-9 forms in binders.
  • Assist in various projects as needed.
  • Data entry support for Volunteer Department’s data management system and other administrative support as needed.

Qualifications and Special Requirements:

  • Previous telephone console experience desired.
  • Ability to learn and use Avaya telephone system.
  • Ability to remember user preferences in message-taking and user location.
  • Courteous telephone manner, even when rushed.
  • Ability to handle multiple contacts at one time.
  • Ability to use discretion and good judgment when providing information and permitting access to offices.
  • Neat and professional at all times, including organization skills to maintain a clean workspace.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • 2-3 years’ previous receptionist experience strongly preferred.
  • Some previous purchasing experience preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills and courteous telephone manner.
  • Legible handwriting.
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks.
  • Some experience in a People & Organization department preferred.

NJPAC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, marital status, age, veteran status, domestic partner status , medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law.

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19

Please email résumé and cover letter to jobopportunities@njpac.org with the subject line Receptionist/People & Organization Assistant

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.

Fellowship Opportunities

If you are a bright, motivated student with a passion for the arts and an interest in doing work that is both interesting and engaging, and helpful in advancing NJPAC’s work and mission, please apply to become an NJPAC Fellow in the upcoming June 2022 class.

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Fellow Opportunities

If you’re a college student or recent graduate, we’d love to hear from you! We can help you gain the experience you need, whether you want to learn about nonprofits, marketing, administration, film/tv, the arts—or whether you’re in the process of figuring out your path. Not only is NJPAC a great resume builder, you’ll meet and connect with staff members who could be incredibly valuable on your career journey.

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