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Shunpike is Hiring – Arts Business Clinic Manager position

Posted on: Thursday, December 13th, 2012

Shunpike, the nonprofit that fuels innovation in the arts, is hiring an Arts Business Clinic Manager to expand the capacity, reach and scope of its Arts Business Clinic by developing a volunteer corps of advisors and consultants and establishing a broad base of outreach and programming that engages the arts community throughout the region.

About the Position

The Arts Business Clinic Manager is tasked with the ongoing success of Shunpike’s Arts Business Clinic program, which provides direct advice, consultation and information resources to arts groups, leaders and projects in our region. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Management and administration of ongoing Arts Business Clinic services
  • Partnering with the Executive Director in the design and development of programs, products & services
  • Coordination, cultivation & training of a small volunteer base
  • Marketing & outreach to communities, artists, and arts nonprofits throughout the region
  • Development of Shunpike’s knowledge base as a resource for members
  • Coordination with Shunpike’s internal programmatic & administrative operations, and
  • Supervision of interns.

The Arts Business Clinic Manager is a 28-hour/week salaried position with limited benefits. Salary is DOE. Occasional evening and weekend work is necessary. This position reports to the Deputy Director.


Successful candidates will have a majority of the following skills and experience:

  • Familiarity with and interest in serving the local arts community
  • Volunteer coordination and management
  • Curriculum development experience
  • Community outreach experience
  • PR and marketing experience
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Understanding of the basic principles of nonprofit administration
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines
  • Experience with the Microsoft Office suite and the Mac operating system

About the Organization

Shunpike is the nonprofit arts agency that fuels innovation in the arts by building productive community partnerships, cultivating leadership and providing direct services to arts groups of all kinds. Since its inception in 2001, Shunpike has supported work by more than 5,000 artists working in live performance, film, literary arts, visual arts and arts education.

To Apply

Please submit a resume and cover letter outlining your interest in and qualifications for the position to jobs[at] by 6pm on Monday, December 31st. Cover letters should not exceed one page in length, and both documents should be submitted in .doc or .pdf format. Additional attachments will not be reviewed. No phone calls, please. Shunpike is an equal employment opportunity employer and encourages all applicants.