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Office Manager Position Open at NPN/VAN’s National Office

Posted: Thursday, June 2nd, 2016 at 5:19 pm in Job Announcements, News

The National Performance Network, including the Visual Artists Network, is a national, nonprofit arts organization that supports the creation and touring of contemporary performing and visual arts in the United States, Latin America and Asia.

NPN/VAN seeks an Office Manager to provide general administrative support for the organization.

Work Relationship/Accountability:
The Office Manager will report directly to the Chief Operating Officer.

Time Commitment:
Commitment of 40 hours per week is required. Due to changing/flexible needs of NPN/VAN, it is understood that additional hours may be required, and, from time-to-time, flexibility in arrival and departure times may be needed. Some out-of-town travel is required.

Office Management

  • Meet and greet public and interface with couriers and delivery persons
  • Answer telephone and direct calls to proper personnel
  • Maintain general database including contacts and constituents
  • Perform general financial tasks including revenue received, bills, credit cards, and check requests
  • Supervision of office equipment and supplies
  • Assist with meeting preparation and follow-up including materials and notes
  • Pick up mail from P.O. box, open mail and distribute to appropriate staff

CEO Assistance

  • Maintain calendar
  • Travel scheduling and booking
  • General administrative support

Resource Development

  • Maintain donor database and correspondence
  • Participate in resource development activities, as needed


  • Attend staff and board meetings, staff retreats, and other meetings as deemed necessary (some travel required)
  • Articulate NPN/VAN’s work and philosophy to the public
  • Assist with the planning and implementation of NPN/VAN’s Annual Meeting
  • Assist with public/community relations
  • Other duties related to operations and administration

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience; administrative experience, arts administration helpful; financial skills; excellent organizational, time management and communication skills; and thorough knowledge of MS Office and database applications

The salary range is $30,000 – $34,000 annually. Benefits include a flexible environment, paid vacation and sick leave, health and dental insurance, and participation in a 403(b) plan.

How to Apply:
Send resume, cover letter and references to: No phone calls, please.
Deadline: Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Download PDF: Office Manager job description

The National Performance Network, including the Visual Artists Network, provides equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to social and economic background, political affiliation or belief, race, color, gender identity, ethnicity, religion, mental or physical disability, national origin, current and/or former service member status, sexual orientation, health status, age, physical characteristics or marital status, and promotes the full implementation of this policy through a positive, continuing program of outreach. NPN/VAN actively encourages applications by all interested people who meet the above qualifications.

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