10 hours/week (we’re flexible on how those hours will be distributed and all work will be conducted remotely). We are hoping that this position can grow and expand with Vital Spaces but we must be careful of our budget given the current state of the world.
The Administrative Assistant will support the Vital Spaces’s team in all aspects of operating this new and rapidly growing nonprofit. We’re looking for someone who is highly organized, thrives in a fast-paced environment, and is a natural multitasker; someone with great attention to detail and who is adept at planning, problem solving, and project management.The ideal candidate will have the vision and dedication to evolve this position from part-time to full-time.
SAMPLE JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Coordinate the payment and receipt of rent checks, reimbursements, payments, and donations.
Oversee both public and private calendars of meetings, programming, artist residencies, and exhibitions.Work with our social media coordinator and graphic designer on posts and advertising.
Manage and update all databases.
Assist the Program Director with newsletters, grant applications, sponsorship requests, and calls for participation as needed.
Maintain the website.
Field incoming emails including general inquiries and applications.
Capable of working with all levels of diverse communities including artists, businesses, government, donors, etc.
Strong verbal/written communications and people skills.
Experience with nonprofits, fundraising, and/or event planning a plus.
Experience with MailChimp and/or other email marketing platforms.
Experience with grant-writing is a plus.
Knowledge of and comfort with social media platforms.
Must be receptive to receiving direction and critical feedback, and demonstrate maturity, self-confidence, and common sense.
In the range of $18–$20/hour.
VITAL SPACES IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our organizational culture and are committed to serving our diverse community. We eagerly invite applications from individuals of all races, ethnicities, religions, genders, sexual orientations, national origins, citizenship statuses, and ages.
VITAL SPACES’S MISSION
Vital Spaces is a Santa Fe-based 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to sustain and enhance Santa Fe’s cultural vibrancy by creating affordable spaces for artists working in all media to create, present, connect, and teach. Our focus is on fostering a collaborative creative community and supporting people, ideas, and art forms that are underrepresented in Santa Fe’s commercial art scene.