This position coordinates three programming areas: 1) the Kennedy Center’s VSA International Network Membership Program , including the VSA International Affiliate Network; 2) VSA communications, newsletters, social media, program marketing, and educational resources, 3) support and assists with the VSA visual and performing arts programs, exhibits, and performances, in addition to other programs of the Office of VSA and Accessibility including annual VSA programs proposal reading and contracting, meetings, annual conferences, and events.
Duties and Responsibilities:
55% VSA International Network Membership Program
Coordinate, plan, administer, and implement all activities and duties needed to launch, grow, strengthen, and maintain the new VSA International Network Membership Program including member engagement strategies, membership prospecting, recruitment and retention, member services and benefits, member communications and collateral materials, processing applications and renewals, updating lists and data, organizing meetings, liaising with network members, providing technical assistance, serving as an information resource to members, and supporting the VSA Affiliate Council and the VSA Advisory Board. This position also develops opportunities with international arts, education, and disability groups and individuals. Plans and implements cross-cultural arts diplomacy initiatives, and oversees the preparation of materials in English, Spanish, French, and other languages as necessary.
35% VSA Communications
Develop and execute internal and external communications and engagement strategies for new and current audiences to heighten participation in and visibility of the VSA International Network Membership Program, VSA programs, performances, exhibitions, educational resources, events, and conferences. Using social media platforms write and disseminate information to ensure consistent messaging across communications/publications. Oversee day-to-day execution of social media presence on multiples platforms; monitor/respond to feedback and comments; coordinate with the social media consultant and/or the office’s cross-functional social media team; represent the office in Center-wide social media efforts.
10% VSA Visual and Performing Arts Programs, VSA Events, and other Administrative duties
Support and assist with administrative and logistics of VSA visual and performing arts programs, exhibits, and performances. Support and assist with administrative and logistics of VSA meetings, annual conferences, and events. Assist with processing and administration of contract proposal reading, contracts, and reporting. Assist team members and colleagues with various projects as needed, answer phones, respond to email, and work with consultants, volunteers, and interns. Other projects and programs may be assigned by and at the discretion of the Manager, VSA Programs or the Director, VSA and Accessibility.
4+ years of professional experience in membership management and marketing and social media.
1-3 years of experience in programming in the arts.
Experience in one or more of the following fields: nonprofit or arts management, business, international relations.
Preference given for work with international affiliate, network, alliance, membership, association, or chapter relationships, and knowledge of the disability community/field.
Minimum Skills and/or Knowledge Required
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