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Program Delivery, Philadelphia County (PA), Service & Membership Organization

The Cultural Alliance’s mission is to lead, strengthen and give voice to a diverse cultural sector that is making Philadelphia a world-class region to live, work and play. The Alliance’s work promotes that mission through initiatives that leverage arts and culture to inspire individuals and build community and civic engagement. These efforts include connecting cultural resources to community needs; providing direct services for nonprofit cultural organizations; leading cultural research, advocacy and policy work; and producing direct marketing programs for cultural consumers. Our work reflects these key principles: Arts and culture is an engine for economic growth. It has the power to elevate lives. It has the power to educate. We own it, as residents of the Greater Philadelphia region, because it comes from us. It helps individuals come together and grow as a community.

The Program Coordinator reports to the Director of Programs and Planning, and is responsible for providing communication, event, and program support to the Director and Manager of Programs and Planning.

Primary Role & Responsibilities:

  • Manage ProCalendar, our online calendar of professional development events, ensuring accurate, updated listings and promoting the calendar to the cultural community
  • Manage the Cultural Alliances’ Arts Marketing LinkedIn Group, including posting discussion topics, responding to comments, and recruiting participants
  • Assist Director of Programs & Planning with program communications including writing emails and updating programmatic content on
  • Assist Program Manager with planning for professional development events and day of logistics including attendee registrations, catering, and attendance tracking
  • Using, the leader in CRM, to enter and update contact information to help the Cultural Alliance build and maintain relationships
  • Assist with other programs, events and projects as needed
  • Assist with organizational communications as needed

Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 2 to 4 years of relevant experience
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, writing, and project management skills
  • Well-organized, with attention to accuracy and detail
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft excel, database management, and web-based programs
  • Interest in and knowledge of arts marketing is beneficial, but not required
  • An interest and desire to contribute to the region’s cultural sector and advance Greater Philadelphia’s reputation as a leading center of arts and culture
To Apply:Please send a cover letter including salary requirements, resume and writing sample to
Education Level: Bachelor’s degree
Deadline: 10/01/2012
Posted: 09/12/2012   Expires: 10/12/2012