Harvardwood is hiring!

Harvardwood is hiring! We are looking to bring on board an enthusiastic, motivated, entrepreneurial individual to assume the role of Programs & Administrator Coordinator for our highly dynamic and growing organization. This paid position will be part-time to start (25 hours/week), with the possibility of additional hours or eventual full-time employment, depending on performance.

The Harvardwood Coordinator will work closely with the Executive Director, the Development Officer, and the volunteer Board of Directors in executing various activities to enhance and expand the organization.

Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Event Coordination (logistical planning, speaker outreach, day-of execution, sponsorship outreach, post-event follow-up, collaborating with local Chapter Heads on global events, etc.)
  • Membership Activities (new member outreach, incentive programs, overseeing existing member needs, interfacing with Harvard University alumni & career offices, etc.)
  • Program Activities (organizing logistics for ongoing programs such as Harvardwood 101, the Summer Internship Program / Summer Certificate Program, Harvardwood Writers Competition, Harvardwood Writers Programs, Heroes grant-giving program, as well as developing new programs based on member interest)
  • Media & Communications (writing and publishing weekly newsletters, the monthly Highlights, updating website content, managing publicity and promotion for events & programs, overseeing communications with media outlets, overseeing social media accounts, etc.)
    General Office & Administrative Duties (maintaining contact lists, attending Board meetings, website administration, data collection, annual budget administration, etc.)
  • Fundraising & Sponsorship Coordination (working closely with Harvardwood's Development Officer to maintain donor contact lists, coordinating outreach, identifying potential donors/sponsors, aiding in the development of new revenue streams, etc.)

Candidates must have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Candidates should have strong interest in, a working knowledge of, and some experience in the arts, media, or entertainment industries, and/or an interest in the nonprofit sector.

The ideal candidate will be based in Los Angeles, especially post-pandemic quarantine. A background in events/program coordination, online and offline customer service, and/or arts administration is greatly preferred.

A demonstrated capability in database/membership management is a huge plus, and a basic knowledge of HTML is helpful, but not required.

This is a work-from-home position. The Coordinator can retain flexible hours in combination with other artistic and/or entrepreneurial endeavors, as long as all job duties are responsibly maintained.

How to Apply: Please send your resume and cover letter (in two separate PDF files) to the Board of Directors at harvardwood@harvardwood.org. All applications must be received by August 10, 2020.

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