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Celebrating the arts as essential to human flourishing.

We champion and enable creative arts expression as a path towards improved health and wellbeing for individuals and communities. We’re looking for those who share our values:

Inspired

  • We strive to leave the world a better place.
  • We illuminate the intersections of arts and health.
  • We believe the arts are a gateway to imagination and empowerment.

Compassionate

  • We believe all people can benefit from our programs.
  • We believe creative activity is a universal enabler of health and wellbeing.
  • We embrace the arts as an inclusive path to better see ourselves in others.

Nimble

  • We hire amazing and curious people.
  • We make great choices with urgency and integrity.
  • We respond strategically and effectively to ensure impact.

Trusted

  • We deliver on our promises to one another.
  • We value scientific rigor and evidence-based findings.
  • We depend on others to carry our torch with conviction.

CURRENT JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Manager of Marketing Communications

The Foundation for Art & Healing (FAH) is experiencing rapid growth with the development and launch of new programs to support its two core initiatives, The UnLonely Project and Black Health and the Arts and now seeks a detailed-oriented and communications-savvy Manager of Marketing Communications to join the team.  The Manager of Marketing Communications will report to the FAH Marketing Director and work closely with other senior executives to advance the growth and development of the organization’s key programs through developing and executing strategic, heightened and well targeted communication and promotion to an exciting range of relevant audiences.

 

The Manager of Marketing Communications will be responsible for positioning and promoting FAH across all media channels, events, and speaking opportunities. They will take a strategic and hands-on approach to marketing communications and will seek to engage the foundation’s multiple partners, targets, and audiences to create awareness, project subject-matter authority, and elicit appropriate responses.

 

With the opportunity to work remotely and participating in meetings via Zoom and similar, the location of the Manager of Marketing Communications position is flexible.  However, it is important that it be within reasonable travel distance to New York City for in-person meetings when necessary.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Brand Champion

  • Articulate a unified brand voice that carries across all FAH messaging
  • Position FAH as an authority in arts-based programming to improve health and wellbeing
  • Develop clear and consistent messaging to build brand equity and avoid audience confusion
  • Articulate major market trends that FAH is addressing and illustrate its unique value proposition

Marketing Communications Plan Development

  • Create and implement a fully integrated marketing communications strategy, considering key stakeholder groups for FAH
    • Program Delivery Partners: Non-profits and NGOs
    • Research Partners: Academics, and Corporates
    • Funders: Corporates, Foundations, Individuals
    • Target Audiences/Beneficiaries:
      • Older adults
      • Workplace
      • Campus
      • Black adults
    • Isolate specific needs/issues for each stakeholder group to inform messaging and collaboration opportunities:
      • Using a segmentation strategy, develop/deliver messaging directed at target audiences; laser focus where there is the greatest opportunity to either:
      • Build the FAH brand
      • Respond to a funding opportunity or
      • Maximize the interest/work of participating community organizations
    • Ensure the Marketing Communications plan cuts across the following areas:
      • Media Outreach: Build broad awareness of FAH mission and programs, utilizing all media channels to reach potential partners, sponsors, and any person who benefits from FAH programs
        • Develop and manage the editorial calendar, engaging writers and proofreaders
        • Create, implement, and oversee social media and website strategy
        • Draft and distribute press releases on various announcements; work with PR partners to follow-up with media for stories, etc.
      • Campaign Development: Develop messaging and produce collateral materials (print and digital) to support partnership and sponsorship building
        • Sales sheets
        • Web pages
        • Social media
      • Event Marketing: Arrange and promote involvement in conferences, symposia, and other speaking opportunities around the US and world.
      • Thought Leadership: Create a communications strategy that positions FAH as a thought leader
        • Oversee the creation of thought leadership pieces written by the FAH President or other leaders in the field, developing placement strategies in relevant publications
        • Identify and secure appropriate speaking opportunities
        • Work with the Program team on synthesizing primary research that provides clear data/health results illustrating the positive impact of the arts on health and wellbeing.
        • Self-publish domain expert content for blog posts and newsletters

Marketing Segmentation

  • Work with the senior leadership team to grow and scale FAH brand visibility.
  • Using a segmentation strategy, develop/deliver messaging directed at target audiences; focus on the audience where there is the greatest opportunity to either a) build the FAH brand; b) respond to a funding opportunity, or c) maximize the interest/work of participating community organizations
    • Older Adults
    • Workplace
    • Campuses
    • Other Groups in the Community

Ambassador

  • Serve as a thought leader and ambassador for the organization with the conviction and passion to inspire involvement across all stakeholder groups

 

REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS

 

Education     

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, business, or related field. Master’s degree in any of these areas is an advantage
  • Significant professional experience in marketing may be considered in lieu of a related field

 

 

 

Experience                

  • 5 years demonstrable experience in marketing for a nonprofit organization, preferably in health and wellbeing
  • Strong project management experience, results-oriented with a high attention to detail, ability to quickly adapt, learn, multi-task, and meet deadlines in a demanding, fast-paced environment
  • Proven experience developing marketing plans and campaigns
  • Experience creating and implementing a fully integrated marketing communications strategy, taking into consideration key stakeholder groups is an advantage
  • Demonstrated experience in seeking and identifying opportunities, including learning new methodologies, building relationships, and raising program and leadership visibility to amplify the mission and work of the organization is an advantage
  • Experience creating and implementing a fully integrated marketing communications strategy, taking into consideration key stakeholder groups is an advantage
  • Direct experience with building a brand in a rapidly growing organization is an advantage
  • Familiarity with the issues and concerns of target audiences in the community: older adults, workplace, campus, Black adults is an advantage

 

Skills  

  • Outstanding interpersonal, written and verbal communications skills; with special ability to articulate and present a wide variety of complex material for multiple-dimensional audience groups, produce press releases and public announcements, and edit for distribution
  • Strong listening, analytical, strategic and creative skills, with a collaborative orientation
  • Strong project management, multitasking and decision-making ability
  • Proficient in digital and traditional communication channels
  • A continuous learner with an ability to quickly adapt and work in a fast-paced environment with a strong work ethic

 

COMPENSATION

Compensation is commensurate to experience

 

TO APPLY

 

Please submit as one file, in PDF—with your full name

  1. Your CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. References (3): name, title, contact information of three individuals with whom you have worked with, at least one having been your direct supervisor.
  4. Answers to the following application questions:
  • How did you find out about this position?
  • Why are you interested in the work of the Foundation for Art & Healing? 
  • Describe an especially challenging experience that you faced as a member of a professional work team.  What was the situation, what did you do, what was the outcome, what did you learn?

 

Send to[email protected]   Please put Manager Marketing & Communications in the subject line and save your file with your full name.  

 

Only complete applications will be considered.

 

Deadline

There is no deadline for this recruitment.  

Applications will be accepted and considered until the position is filled.  

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

Only short-listed candidates will be notified of their standing in the recruitment.

 

 

FOR QUESTIONS and/or MORE INFORMATION

 

 

For information on The Foundation for Art & Healing, please visit www.artandhealing.org

For questions and more information about this recruitment, you are welcome to contact Naomi Nobel, [email protected].

 

 

The Foundation for Art & Healing embraces diversity and equal opportunity.  We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, skills and challenges.

The more inclusive we are, the better we can meet our mission.

 

 

Curriculum Writer

The FAH Curriculum Writer, is a contract position that will be a member of a team developing activities and exercises for a pilot program that uses creative arts expression and mindfulness to engage, activate, and improve the health and wellbeing of program participants. In partnership with FAH staff, the Curriculum Writer will assist in the creation and implementation of educational programs using creative arts activities, and contribute to the content, methodology, and overall vision for the teaching associated with these programs. The Curriculum Writer will assist and provide input and expertise in the development of facilitator guides and other materials that fosters interaction and discussion among the group participants. FAH will occasionally need facilitators for their programs–either in person or over zoom–if applicants have experience and skills in facilitation please note. This position may also be responsible for collecting and organizing user feedback and will make suggestions to share with the team on how to improve the participant experience.

Key Responsibilities

  • The FAH Curriculum Writer fosters engaged learning experiences for FAH pilot audiences by developing and evaluating educational programs and events for classes, groups or individuals. 
  • Develops strategies and resources for thematic educational activities in coordination with our film festival and other programs. 
  • Collects, analyzes, applies learnings from feedback on educational activities.
  • Assists in the development of facilitator guides and other educational tools.
  • Designs fun, entertaining and interactive experiences for program participants.
  • Attends staff meetings, and completes other tasks, as assigned
  • From time to time, may facilitate activities in the local community and out of state in response to developments in our pilot program.

 

Skills Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field such as education, social work, creative arts therapy or museum education and three years of related experience
  • Knowledge and experience in developing inclusive programs for all audiences and abilities.
  • Familiarity with working in online environments and online communications skills.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective and collaborative relationships with colleagues inside and outside of FAH and to relate well to all kinds of audiences. 
  • Self-directed, ability to take initiative, anticipate actions needed and works well under pressure. 
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Experience in developing workplace health and wellness programs or workplace diversity and inclusion programs is also of interest and should be highlighted in the cover letter.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach in a classroom or group setting is desired, but not required.  

To Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter, and curriculum samples, preferably as one PDF document to [email protected]. Please put Curriculum Writer in the subject line and save your file with your full name.

In your cover letter, please address the following questions:

1. Your favorite experience working as part of a professional team.

2. Why you are interested in the UnLonely Project.

3. Where you found out about the position

Program Associate

The Foundation for Art & Healing (FAH) is experiencing rapid growth with the launch of new programs.  We are pleased to announce an immediate opening for the full-time position of Program Associate.

The Program Associate will play an important role in the development and delivery of FAH programs. Specifically, this position assists in the development and implementation of creative expression-based programs that are delivered in community, campus, and corporate settings, and supports partner organizations who are piloting FAH programs. Additionally, the position also assists with programming and implementation of the annual online UnLonely Film Festival and other programs and projects as they arise

The Program Associate will report to the Director of Programs and will be part of a small and dynamic program team spearheaded by FAH’s President. This role will track key development, management, and delivery of all FAH programs.

We are looking for a professional who has strong project management, relationship building, communication, and organizational skills and will be comfortable working directly with client organizations and serving as a representative of FAH. Additionally, this person should have a strong team spirit and be willing to jump in when needed as new programs and projects are created.

The position is remote due to the pandemic, but ideally the Program Associate would live in the New York City area–or within reasonable commuting distance–for regular in-person meetings and future shared working space.

An interest in creative arts and public health is essential for this role.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinate, track, and manage FAH online engagement (moderation, creative references for Creative Relief, and contact us)
  • Manage and own systems and processes between Finance and Communications departments
  • Conduct research for program initiatives and ability to present findings in a coherent and concise manner
  • Provide support to pilot sites running FAH programs located in different regions of the country, as well as control sites in spring 2021
  • Manage and own contract process with independent contractors
  • Assist in the stewardship of pilot prospect pipeline
  • Support the management and creation of core materials (curriculum, creative expression activities, training tools, measurement and evaluation protocols, recruitment materials)
  • Work with senior staff to develop proposals for funding and partnerships

 

NOTE: The responsibilities may grow depending on the experience and skills of the applicant

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree/Master’s Degree preferred in Public Health, Social Work, Health Education, Community Development or related fields
  • 2-3 years of experience in community health programs, community organizing or program delivery
  • Well-developed project management skills and experience
  • High proficiency in MS Office Suite and G-Suite, and ease with online environments and online communication
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Active interest in creative arts and public health

 

COMPENSATION

Compensation is commensurate with experience.

 

TO APPLY

Please submit as one file, in PDF—with your full name

  1. Your CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. References (3): name, title, contact information of three individuals with whom you have worked with, at least one having been your direct supervisor.
  4. Answers to the following application questions:
  • How or where did you find out about the position?
  • Why are you interested in working for The Foundation for Art & Healing?
  • What is one of your favorite work experiences as a member of a professional team?

 

Send to[email protected]   Please put Program Associate in the subject line and save your file with your full name.

 

Only complete applications will be considered.

 

Deadline

There is no deadline for this recruitment.

Applications will be accepted and considered until the position is filled.

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

Only short-listed candidates will be notified of their standing in the recruitment.

 

FOR QUESTIONS and/or MORE INFORMATION

You are welcome to contact Naomi Nobel, [email protected].

 

 

 

The Foundation for Art & Healing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.