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Preservation Hall Foundation is hiring a Program Associate. 
Full-Time Position Starting Late March, 2018. 

Preservation Hall Foundation seeks a Program Associate to work closely with the Director of Programs and Executive Director to help plan, implement, and manage programs for the Preservation Hall Foundation. The Program Associate will also support other staff with development, web content, and more. This position is perfect for individuals seeking to explore and develop new programming ideas, while helping strengthen Preservation Hall Foundation's already robust programming. 

Application Procedure:

Qualified candidates should email with a cover letter and an up-to-date resume/cv with the email addresses and phone numbers of two references. Preference will be given to applicants who submit material before March 19th, 2018Position open until filled.

Duties and responsibilities:
Management of Programming:

  • Work with the Director of Programs to coordinate and supervise daily educational and outreach programming, consistent with the Preservation Hall Foundation mission and goals.

  • Assist in developing and implementing plans and goals for educational and outreach programming

  • Support and coach teaching artists from the Preservation Hall Collective to ensure educational standards are consistent across all programming.

  • Keep documentation and records of program activities

  • Implement evaluations across educational site to ensure effectiveness of program is met.

  • Maintain records needed for program administration

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Development and Fundraising:

  • Assist with the facilitation of the CRM, tracking all gifts from individual donors and corporations.

  • Manage and supervise gift processing and acknowledgements of all donations


  • Assist Director of Programs and Development Director with ongoing communication with individual and corporate donors through through MailChimp

  • Assist with the Preservation Hall Foundation’s website, ensuring website content is up-to-date; bugs and other issues fixed in a timely manner.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, and/or competency required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • BA/BS/BM in education or music industry

  • Education and past teaching experience, especially in non-traditional environments is preferred, but not required

  • Knowledge and working experience with Microsoft Office and CRM systems, especially word processing, spreadsheet, and donor database programs

  • Excellent verbal communication skills

  • Organizational skills, accuracy and precision in handling details

  • Ability to prioritize and work in a fast-paced environment


  • Skills in human relations (interpersonal relationships), communications (both written and verbal), consultation, problem solving, public relations, group dynamics, and public speaking are also required

  • Ability to work flexibly and manage multiple responsibilities and deadlines

  • Demonstrated success working directly with youth in community engagement

  • Computer literacy is a must

  • Must be a team player