Remote position based in Hampton Roads, VA
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 1,700 unique veterans in six years, and our alumni have performed for an estimated 150,000+ audience members, including shows at the Warner Theater, Gotham Comedy Club, 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 the Role
As Program Coordinator, you’ll be at the center of our impact. Working closely with our Program Manager, you’ll oversee the details for our arts classes, workshops, and performances from top to bottom. You’ll coordinate with venues and instructors, write program descriptions, review participant applications, and a whole lot more.
- Program Coordination: Oversee all logistics for ASAP’s classes, workshops, and performances, coordinating with instructors, partners, and volunteers.
- Program Communications: Communicate via email, phone, and in-person communications with applicants, participants, alumni, volunteers, mentors, and instructors to plan and deliver ASAP’s programs.
- Community Outreach: Initiate, build, and manage relationships with community partners — including veteran/military support organizations, the VA, DoD, colleges, and art organizations.
- Internal Communications: Communicate responsively and respectfully with fellow team members to ensure the effective completion of projects and tasks.
You’ll love this role if
- You’re a logistics master. You thrive in the details and you know how to make sure events go off without a hitch.
- You take ownership of your work. You look for opportunities to jump in and be helpful, taking action before you’re asked. You’re proactive.
- You’re a productivity fanatic. You’re always looking for a way to help your team be more organized and efficient.
- You have a flexible schedule. You don’t mind some working evenings and weekends — that’s when our classes and performances happen!
- You’re passionate about the arts. You understand the impact of comedy and the arts as a vehicle for personal growth.
- You care about the military community. You’re excited to build relationships with folks in our community of veteran and military artists.
- Prior experience in the following is preferred: (a) project and/or program management; (b) partnership development, execution, and management; (c) volunteer recruiting and management, and d) arts (participant or attendee)
- Proficient in Google Workspace: Drive, Documents, Forms, and Calendar.
- Experience with Slack, MailChimp, Eventbrite, WordPress, and Salesforce platforms preferred.
Location, Compensation, & Work Schedule
Location: This position is remote based in Hampton Roads with required onsite work at performances, programming, and partner meetings in the Hampton Roads area (Norfolk and Virginia Beach, primarily).
Work Schedule: 20-25 hours/week (sometimes evenings and weekends).
This position has the potential to transition to full-time within the first year.
How to Apply
Ready to join the team? Please email email@example.com the following:
- Your resume
- A statement of interest: no more than 300 words to share why you are interested in this role and what makes you a good fit
We will not consider applications without a statement of interest. We will review applications and schedule interviews on a rolling basis.