Small Pittsburgh Arts Coalition for Equity Coordinator

Position Title: SPACE Coalition Coordinator
Status: Part-time, temporary, contractor
Hours: 32 hrs/month for 11 months
Salary: $40 per hour Applications due by Friday April 30th, 2021

About SPACE
SPACE (Small Pittsburgh Arts Coalition for Equity) is a mixture of nonprofits, collectives, and for-profit visual arts organizations throughout Pittsburgh. We are made up of Associated Artists of Pittsburgh, BOOM Concepts, Brew House Association, Bunker Projects, Casey Droege Cultural Productions, Nafasi on Centre, Silver Eye Center for Photography, and Women of Visions. Over the next year SPACE will embark on strategic planning for the coalition to create a mission statement, develop shared goals for our coalition, plan collaborations, create a website, and launch a fellowship for future arts leaders.

Position Summary
SPACE is seeking a Coalition Coordinator who will help with all aspects of strategic planning, coalition development, and fellowship planning and execution. Specifically, the Coalition Coordinator will facilitate communications between all the SPACE member organizations, arranging meetings, collecting data for reporting purposes, and organize and disseminate all SPACE records. The Coalition Coordinator will also be a primary point of contact for SPACE Fellows and will assist in all aspects of the project Fellowship.

The Coalition Coordinator will report to the Executive Director of Silver Eye and work closely with all SPACE organization's staff.

Responsibilities
–Assist in the scheduling of Coalition meetings and writing of agendas
–Record and disseminate meeting minutes and other materials
–Facilitate communication between SPACE Organizations
–Help to coordinate SPACE website planning and development
–Coordinate marketing materials for all SPACE programs
–Serve as the primary point of contact for SPACE Fellows
–Assist in creating SPACE communications for the general public
–Collect relevant data for grant reporting
–Write and proofread general copy

Essential skills and experience
–Excellent verbal and written communication skills
–Excellent interpersonal skills
–Proficiency with remote project management tools including, Google Drive/Docs, Dropbox, Excel, and video conferencing software
–Ability to work independently and as a part of a team
–Excellent organizational skills with the ability to exercise initiative and plan ahead
–Experience coordinating teams
–Experience working in the visual arts is a bonus but not necessary
–Proficiency with Adobe CS and content management systems (such as Wordpress or Mailchimp) is a bonus but not necessary
–Proficient with Adobe Illustrator or parallel graphic design programs is a bonus but not necessary

Candidate Profile
We seek an organized and engaged Coalition Coordinator who is enthusiastic about the visual arts, collective action, and equity. The ideal candidate will have skills relating to remote project management, strong communications skills, and will be highly self-motivated.

Work Schedule
Schedule is flexible and remote but will require the attendance of several sporadic meetings over the next year.

How to Apply
For consideration, please send a letter of interest and resume to Kate Kelley at kate@silvereye.org Please list the position title “Coalition Coordinator” in the subject line. The application period will close April 30th, 2021.

For questions about this position please contact David Oresick at david@silvereye.org or Jessica Rommelt at jessica@bunkerprojects.org

Silver Eye Center for Photography provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, veteran or military status, or any other characteristic or trait protected by local, state, or federal law.