Job Openings

08.22.16

Business Manager

CulturalDC, a non-profit organization dedicated to making space for art, is seeking a Business Manager. This full-time position provides reliable and accurate record-keeping in all matters affecting the financial position of CulturalDC. The Business Manager will manage human resources, risk management and bookkeeping functions.

Responsibilities

  • Manage human resources functions, onboarding, administration of performance planning/review cycles, payroll and benefits;
  • Update, maintain accuracy, and compliance with Employee Handbook;
  • Maintain personnel files;
  • Manage bookkeeping functions, including:
    • Intake and management of bills and billing
    • Performing accounting system entry and maintenance;
    • Managing accounts receivable and accounts payable;
    • Monitoring account balances and reconcile bank accounts;
    • Analyzing accounts, program budgets, spending, and overall financial trends;
    • Preparing and reviewing financial statements;
  • Coordinate preparation, and managed development and reporting of annual budget;
  • Oversee external auditors throughout the audit process and preparation of audit documents and all tax information and reports;
  • Coordinate and prepare as appropriate, documents and presentations for Board and Executive Committee Meetings;
  • Coordinate & review contracts for Consulting clients, independent contractors, artists, residents, and rental clients
  • Provide other general administrative support, as needed.

Qualifications

  • 5-7 years of relevant experience, including nonprofit accounting, and human resource administration
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, and relevant course work in the human resources area
  • A minor/and or background in Arts Administration, and/or personnel management a plus
  • Experience with QuickBooks Pro, and Microsoft Office required
  • CPA and Quickbooks Certified Pro-Advisor desirable
  • Exceptional organizational, interpersonal, teamwork, and time management skills a must
  • Excellent communication, analytical and mathematical skills
  • Experience with PowerPoint and Raiser’s Edge desired
  • Ability and willingness to work flexibly in a growing non-profit environment important

How to apply:

To apply, submit a resume with cover letter to:
CulturalDC
Attn: Business Manager Search
916 G Street NW
Washington, DC  20001
hr@culturaldc.org
Fax: 202.315.1303

 

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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08.04.16

CulturalDC 2016 Fall/Winter Intern Program

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CulturalDC Interns                             job announcement

CulturalDC is a nonprofit organization, founded in 1998 (as the CulturalDC), that makes space for art through its programs and services. CulturalDC’s mission is to encourage artistic innovation connecting artists, arts organizations, developers and government agencies to facilitate economic and cultural vibrancy in the District of Columbia and neighboring urban communities. We are a catalyst to and a resource for emerging arts organizations, providing them with a wide range of programs and services that support emerging artists’ ability to live and work in the city. Our work brings audiences access to affordable, innovative visual and performing art. We also provide services to developers in their creative space-making initiatives. Flashpoint, our downtown arts incubator, offers affordable space for arts presentations and mentors up-and-coming artists and organizations through residency, gallery and theatre lab programs. Source, located in the 14th Street arts corridor, is a multi-user performing arts venue equipped with administrative, rehearsal and performance spaces for resident companies and other performing arts groups in the DC area.

CulturalDC Internships offer the opportunity to work for and gain experience with an established arts service organization in the DC area. The position requires 16-20 hours/week, including some Saturdays and evenings for special events. Interns will have the opportunity to work with CulturalDC’s Staff, Board of Directors & Artists.  Each position will receive a unique opportunity to learn about the wide variety of programs and services that CulturalDC offers to area artists and arts organizations.

2016 Fall/Winter Internships are Available in the Following Departments: 

Marketing & Communications

  • Update CulturalDC website, email lists, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and other social media platforms
  • Assist Communications Manager in the implementation of CulturalDC’s Communications Strategy and Plan
  • Assist with the development and updating media lists and other administrative databases
  • Assist with visitor tracking, and stakeholder correspondence 

Operations

  • Participate in consulting projects related to facility and technical management
  • Assistance with set up for meetings and events
    Provide general administrative and operations support, as needed. Ex: paying bills, due dates for check requests, reimbursements and credit card reconciliations
  • Supporting routine and reactive maintenance tasks

Executive Assistant

  • Provide administrative support for Executive Director including calendar management and weekly strategic planning
  • Work on special projects as needed
  • Prepare documents for donor and prospect meetings
  • Support recurring administrative tasks
  • Support some special events including Gallery and Theatre Lab Openings  

Requirements:

  • College senior, graduate student or recent graduate preferred
  • Knowledge and interest in contemporary art; theatre; and arts administration
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative on projects
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Individual must be comfortable working in a cooperative environment that represents a broad range of artistic, cultural and social points of view
  • Availability for flexible work schedule, including evening events and Saturdays

Commitment:

Hours are flexible; however the intern must commit to 16-20 hours per week for a minimum of 8 weeks.  Start date and duration are flexible

Compensation:

Class Credit and Transportation Stipend Available

How to apply:

Deadline for applications: August 25, 2016
To apply, submit a resume with cover letter to:
hr@culturaldc.org
CulturalDC
ATTN: Intern Search-[Include position preference]
916 G Street NW, Washington, DC  20001

08.03.16

Saturday Volunteer Gallery Assistants

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Saturday Volunteer Gallery Assistants

CulturalDC is seeking Volunteer Gallery Assistants to oversee Flashpoint Gallery on Saturdays this summer (May-August).

  • Volunteer Gallery Assistants are tasked with opening/closing the gallery, greeting visitors and providing basic information about exhibitions and artists.
  • Volunteers have access to wireless internet and a desktop computer and are welcome to bring their own laptop, textbooks, etc. for personal work.
  • For those seeking academic credit or work experience, special projects in areas such as Development, Marketing or research may be created with CulturalDC staff.
  • Time commitment: An average availability of two Saturdays/month from 12-6pm over the summer months (May – August) is preferred.

Flashpoint Gallery presents the work of emerging and mid-career artists in a range of disciplines. The exhibition program supports bold ideas and new directions with exhibitions rotating every five weeks.

More information here: http://www.culturaldc.org/visual-arts/flashpoint-gallery/

Please send resume and direct questions to gallery@culturaldc.org. If selected for an interview, candidates will be asked to provide list of available Saturdays this summer.

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05.05.16

(((POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED))) CulturalDC Programs Intern

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 CulturalDC Programs Intern              job announcement

CulturalDC is a nonprofit organization, founded in 1998 (as the CulturalDC), that makes space for art through its programs and services. CulturalDC’s mission is to encourage artistic innovation connecting artists, arts organizations, developers and government agencies to facilitate economic and cultural vibrancy in the District of Columbia and neighboring urban communities.

Responsibilities:

  • Minimum 16 hours per week, including one week day per week and two Saturdays per month
  • Assist with day-to-day administrative tasks for Flashpoint Gallery
  • Assist with application and selection process for Open Calls
  • Assist Consulting Manager with public art projects
  • Perform basic office and gallery tasks
  • Help with exhibition and theatre openings, panel discussions and other events and duties as assigned 

Requirements:

  • Graduate students preferred, but undergraduate and recent graduates also considered
  • Knowledge and interest in contemporary art, theatre, and arts administration
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative on projects
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite a plus
  • Individual must be comfortable working in a cooperative environment that represents a broad range of artistic, cultural, and social points of view

Compensation: Transportation Stipend and Class Credit Available

How to apply:

Deadline for applications: May 20, 2016
To apply, submit a resume with three professional references and cover letter to:
hr@culturaldc.org
CulturalDC
ATTN: Intern Search-[Programs Intern]
916 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20001

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03.24.16

(((POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED))) Job Openings – Arts Consulting Project Manager

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Thank you for applying for the position of Arts Consulting Project Manager. We were truly impressed with the resumes we received and the diverse pool of experienced applicants. After careful consideration, we have chosen the candidate who most closely fits our needs at this time.

We appreciate your interest in contributing to our organization’s efforts.  Please check out our job opportunities section for more opportunities with CulturalDC as they become available.

 

 

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03.24.16

(((POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED))) Job Openings – Flashpoint Gallery Fellow

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Thank you for applying for the position of Flashpoint Gallery Fellow. We were truly impressed with the resumes we received and the diverse pool of experienced applicants. After careful consideration, we have chosen the candidate who most closely fits our needs at this time.

We appreciate your interest in contributing to our organization’s efforts.  Please check out our job opportunities section for more opportunities with CulturalDC as they become available.