The Center for Artistic Activism is seeking a Program Assistant to support an exciting range of creative activism work in 2022.

Apply by Monday, January 10th.

About the Position

The Program Assistant will be integral to our Unstoppable Voters  program, which protects the freedom to vote through creativity and innovation, and will assist our work on additional social justice issues and the creation and dissemination of resources in support of them. The Program Assistant will help with both program planning and execution.

Specific tasks include:

  • Schedule and attend meetings, take notes, and assign and follow up on action items
  • Answer general program inquiries
  • Provide research and analysis support on issues around voting and more, transform research into digestible formats, and report back to staff
  • Assist with community and partner management, including deepening relationships and continuing conversations on external and internal platforms
  • Mine and curate content from other groups doing creative activism work, especially around US democracy, to highlight, amplify, and connect
  • Track metrics for projects and programs
  • Communicate with artistic activism trainers and coordinate travel, itineraries, program agendas, and more
  • Support event logistics for in-person and virtual programming, which could include securing venues, handling catering, managing web conferencing platforms, and disseminating logistics information to participants.

The position is part time (approximately 20 hrs/week) and a 6-month contract to start, with desire to hire as staff following the contract period.

We’re looking for a person who has: 

  • Passion for and experience in artistic activism and/or voting justice advocacy
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Research and analysis experience
  • A great sense of humor and a commitment to creativity and innovation

The Program Assistant can be early in their career if they meet the above criteria. 

The Program Assistant can be located anywhere but preferably is based in the United States, due to program focuses. In 2022, Unstoppable Voters will be working with organizations focused on DC Statehood, fair districting (especially in North Carolina, Wisconsin, and Georgia), and midterm election support in swing states; background in those issues and/or connection to those geographies is a plus. 

Apply

Upload a cover letter, resume, and any kind of 1-2 page writing sample through this form by Monday, January 10, 2022, at 11:59pm ET.

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Right now the world needs the vision, the creativity, and the empathy of arts and culture to drive and motivate real change. Negative predictions come easily and the world has enough bitterness. That’s why the Center for Artistic Activism provides free resources, webinars, trainings, does field research, and supports on-the-ground efforts so fighters for change are as effective as possible at moving us forward. Give today because your donation will support artists, activists, and changemakers from across the country and around the world.

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