ArtsMemphis sustains Memphis’ world-renowned cultural vitality and strengthens local communities through the arts. We pursue this mission by generating arts support, investing in artists and organizations, and advancing organizational effectiveness.
We envision a Memphis in which every individual feels pride in our city’s authentic cultural assets and experiences the impact of the arts in their lives. In pursuit of that vision, we are guided by a commitment to equity, inclusion, access, creativity and innovation, and transparency. Learn more about our commitment to equity, inclusion, and access.
ArtsMemphis has provided $87M in grants and served as the primary funder, convener, and connector for the Memphis arts community since 1963. In 2021, ArtsMemphis invested $2.2M in 64 organizations and hundreds of artists and elevated its role in helping the arts sector navigate the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
ArtsMemphis seeks an energetic, curious, and organized individual to serve as its Program & Operations Manager. This position will report to the Chief Operating Officer (COO). The Program & Operations Manager will assist the COO in spearheading ArtsMemphis’ strategies for investing in the arts community and provide operations support. This employee will play a key role in communicating the mission and impact of ArtsMemphis.
Minimum $42,000 and commensurate with experience and qualifications.
While typical work hours are 9:00am-5:00p, Monday-Friday, employee must be willing to handle flexible hours including occasional work on nights and weekends. Employees are generally expected to be in the office Monday – Thursday with remote work flexibility on Fridays.
This position description is not intended, and should not be construed to be, an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended, however, to be an accurate summary of those principal job elements. This position may be required to perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
ArtsMemphis expects all employees to either (a) establish that they have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19; or (b) obtain an approved exemption as an accommodation. For those obtaining an exemption, regular testing may be required.
Interested and qualified candidates may apply via email to: [email protected]. No phone inquiries, please. Candidates should submit both a resume and a cover letter. Cover letter should describe why candidate is interested in working with ArtsMemphis and how their skills and experience fit with the responsibilities for this role.
Applications will be reviewed beginning October 20, 2021 and on a rolling basis until position is filled.
ArtsMemphis strives to build and sustain a diverse, inclusive, and equitable working and learning environment for all staff. ArtsMemphis provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, physical or mental ability, pregnancy, veteran status, military obligations, and marital status.