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Assistant to the Executive Director
Frenchtown, NJ
Full Time
Posted November 08, 2022
As the organization continues to build on the momentum of its first six years, ArtYard seeks an Assistant to the Executive Director who will support the ED in bringing to fruition ArtYard’s diverse array of programs, exhibitions, concerts, film series, residency programs, and workshops. The Assistant to the ED will act as a researcher and creative sounding board in the development of ArtYard’s interdisciplinary programming.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Assistant to the Executive Director will manage the ED’s calendar, schedule ED’s meetings, create, manage and maintain the ED’s filing system, take notes in meetings and manage email, responding to and prioritizing communication. The Assistant to the ED will order supplies, make travel arrangements, and assist with Board packet creation, distribution and archiving. The Assistant will update and maintain the Artard program calendars, both electronic and conference room versions.


-Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
-Cultural competency, emotional intelligence/diplomacy
-Tech literacy
-Superior verbal and written communication skills
-Bachelor’s degree

Personal Characteristics:
-Flexible, creative, can-do attitude
-Willingness to attend and assist at selected events after hours and on weekends
-Commitment to ArtYard’s mission: ArtYard is an incubator for creative expression and a catalyst for collaborations that reveal the transformational power of art
-Commitment to ArtYard’s playful, inventive, resourceful, collaborative culture

How To Apply

ArtYard intentionally strives to create equity, diversity and inclusion in all recruitment and hiring practices. The salary for this full-time role is $55,000 to $70,000, commensurate with experience. ArtYard offers a competitive compensation package that includes 80 percent employer-paid health insurance, 11 paid holidays, a Safe Harbor retirement plan, and a generous Paid Time Off (PTO) policy. Only complete applications will be reviewed. Complete applications include: -Cover letter noting the candidate’s interest in ArtYard’s mission and programs and a brief statement of the candidate’s qualifications for the position -Resume -Three references; at least two of the references must be employment related. -Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis and we encourage candidates to submit applications by December 9, 2022. This search will remain open until the position is filled. Email materials in one PDF to with the words “Assistant to the Executive Director” in the subject line.
Deadline: Dec 09, 2022