Upturn Arts Positions

Program Staff Job Openings

Come and join our amazingly creative and fun team at Upturn Arts! We are currently looking for the following program and administrative staff positions below. If you don’t see a position you are interested in, we are always open to receiving applications for future job opportunities and internships. Please submit your resume and cover letter below and help us provide Arts for All!

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Part-Time Administrative Assistant
Upturn Arts is currently seeking a part-time Administrative Assistant to support our Executive and Program Directors in managing administrative tasks related to our summer programs in visual and performing arts.
Key Responsibilities:

– Facilitate the onboarding and compliance of new and returning employees

– Coordinate seasonal contracts, LOAs, and payroll for program staff

– Create and distribute weekly newsletters

– Manage camp photos and videos

– Supervise day-to-day camp operations and registration

– Perform light bookkeeping duties

– Assist with outreach, events, and marketing initiatives


Additional Duties Include:

– Providing administrative support such as drafting reports, creating PowerPoint presentations, composing correspondence, and updating databases and websites

– Communicating effectively with board members, staff, volunteers, and families

– Overseeing committees, volunteers, and interns

 Preferred Skills:

– Proficiency in Microsoft Suite, Google Suite, QuickBooks, Adobe Sign, and Canva. 

This part-time position requires 20-30 hours per week at a rate of $15-20 per hour. The ideal candidate should be able to start on or around April 29 and be available to work from May 20 to August 9, 2024, approximately from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Monday to Friday. To learn more about our organization and programs, please visit our website at upturnarts.org.

 At Upturn Arts, we are dedicated to providing high-quality arts programming to the youth of New Orleans throughout the year. Our holiday and summer camps, after-school programs, and workshops offer enriching experiences for children aged 4 to 12 in a safe and enjoyable environment, regardless of their income or abilities. We strongly believe in Arts for All!

If you are interested in this position, please submit your resume to dana@upturnarts.org.

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