Operations Manager

Part-time remote position based in DC Metro Area

About ASAP

The Armed Services Arts Partnership (ASAP) is the largest community arts organization serving the military community in the US. ASAP fosters creative communities where veterans, service members, military family members, and caregivers thrive through the arts. Our free, immersive classes include stand-up comedy, storytelling, improv, creative writing, acting, drawing, and more. Research demonstrates ASAP participants experience significant, lasting improvements in resilience, belonging, self-esteem, and integration of self. 

ASAP chapters are currently located in Washington, DC; Hampton Roads, VA; San Diego, CA; and Indianapolis, IN — and we are expanding nationally. We’ve reached 2,000 unique veterans in six years, and our alumni have performed for an estimated 150,000+ audience members, including shows at Carolines on Broadway, Warner Theater, and at The White House under President Obama. We have been featured by CNN, ABC, NBC, PBS, NPR, The Washington Post, POLITICO, and Forbes. 

About this Role

Location: Remote role based in the Washington, DC metro area. Requires weekly visits to office headquarters in Alexandria, VA.

Your Responsibilities

As the Operations Manager, your role is to keep the organization running smoothly and efficiently. Your cross-functional purview includes financial management, human resources, compliance, and donor relations. 

  • Capacity Building: Design and build processes and systems needed to ensure operational excellence and prepare for ASAP’s growth, both financially and geographically.
  • Human Resources: Fulfill the organization’s human resources functions, including recruitment, benefits administration, payroll, etc.
  • Financial Management: Oversee ASAP’s accounting team and lead cooperation with our annual external auditor. Manage with day-to-day bookkeeping, including accounts receivable and payable, revenue and expense tracking, restricted funds compliance, and bank reconciliations. 
  • Compliance: Keep the organization compliant and in good standing with relevant filings and registrations. 
  • Development: Support ASAP’s fundraising efforts with a variety of responsibilities, including project management, donor acknowledgments, and funder meetings with ASAP’s Executive Director. Contribute to fundraising strategy.

You’ll Love this Role if

  • You’re agile and practical. You get things done, solve problems, and overcome obstacles.
  • You’re a great communicator. You listen carefully and articulate your plans clearly. You keep everyone looped in so projects get done efficiently and effectively.
  • You’re a strategic thinker. You know how to prioritize your days to meet ASAP’s organizational goals, you know how to delegate, and you know how to say “no.”
  • You’re a team player. You thrive in a creative, collaborative, and fast-paced start-up environment with people who are passionate about their work. 
  • You’re organized and detail-oriented. You manage time effectively and can remain organized while working on multiple projects at once. 
  • You’re curious. You constantly seek out opportunities to learn and grow. You love constructive feedback because it is a chance to get better. 

Relevant Skills

  • Experience in human resources, financial management, and general operations. 
  • Proficiency in Google Workspace: Gmail, Drive, Documents, Sheets, and Calendar. 
  • Experience with ADP, Bill.com, Slack, WordPress, Funraise (or other fundraising platform), and/or Salesforce platforms. 

Compensation, Benefits, and Work Schedule

Compensation: $28-$30 per hour

Benefits: Flexible schedule, family-friendly culture, retirement plan, and professional development stipend.

Work Schedule: 25-30 hours per week, potential for full-time in 2023

How to Apply

Ready to join the team? Please email the following application materials along with any questions to recruiting@asapasap.org.

  1. Resume
  2. Statement of Interest of no more than 300 words explaining why you’re a good fit.

We will not consider candidates without a statement of interest. We are hiring for this position immediately and will reach out to qualified candidates on a rolling basis. It is recommended you submit your materials as soon as you can.