Every Body Move
CABD, Inc. Mission Statement
Committed to implementing and advancing the artistic vision of Camille A. Brown, CABD, Inc.(Camille A. Brown & Dancers) creates and presents performances, offers dance engagement activities, and investigates historical and contemporary cultural, personal, and social justice issues through the art of dance theater, in order to provide a multi-faceted platform for sharing and building understanding of and appreciation for the African-American experience and fostering interaction and dialogue among diverse communities in our hometown of NYC, across the country, and globally.
About CABD’s Engagement Platform
Every Body Move (EBM) Mission: Every Body Move works to inspire and incite ambitious collective action fueled by the art of social dance.
Built on our belief that social dance works as a powerful tool for social change, Every Body Move (EBM) brings the artistic rigor of Camille A. Brown and Dancers’ beyond the stage and into communities. EBM works to cultivate the creative capacity of its participants through innovative workshops, summer intensives, artistic encounters, educational experiences, public actions, and celebrations for people of diverse abilities, identities, and ages.
In addition these offerings, EBM’s flagship initiatives include: Black Girl Spectrum (BGS) - a 10-session experience in movement, self-empowerment, and creative action for black girls and women.
Black Men Moving (BMM) - BMM is an interactive experience exploring healthy masculinity, movement, and creative action for black boys and men.
Creative Action Lab - an immersive creative engagement for cultural workers, artists, and educators working for local change through extended artistic campaigns, organizing efforts, and projects.
Who is the ideal Administrative/Engagement Coordinator?
The EBM Administrative/Engagement Coordinator is inspired to organize creative encounters in schools, communities, and cultural institutions in New York City. The EBM Administrative/Engagement Coordinator believes in the power of the arts to spark change, and are deep listeners, learners, and leaders of creative change in their neighborhoods and beyond. EBM is seeking an enthusiastic and detail-oriented person to join our team as the Administrative/Engagement Coordinator, enabling us to move strategically and efficiently towards our ambitious goals. The Administrative/Engagement Coordinator plays a pivotal role on the team, supporting the administrative and programmatic operations of the organization. The ideal candidate is highly organized, possesses an exceptional attention to detail, has a track record of handling multiple responsibilities efficiently, and is motivated by supporting others to do their best work. The Administrative/Engagement Coordinator is someone who is fulfilled by the day to day work of behind-the-scenes operations and sees this role as an opportunity to impact and support our team and students as we work toward social change.
You’ll fit right in if you are:
1. Self-managed and self-motivated. We encourage education and coaching as part of our culture of disciplined excellence, and we don’t have time to micro-manage.
2. Passionate about and active in the promotion of the arts and social justice.
3. Ready to rise to the occasion when needed. You do not have a job; you have responsibilities, and we value the difference.
4. Highly organized, detail-oriented, and collaborative.
5. Not afraid to speak up and share your ideas (note: this does not mean you need to be an extrovert, just someone with a strong sense of self).
The Administrative/Engagement Assistant reports directly to the Director of Education & Engagement. The role is part-time and will require on average 20 hours per week at $20.00/hour.
1. Belief in the mission and vision of EBM
2. Bachelor’s degree, preferably arts or business related or 4-6 years of full-time experience without Bachelors.
3. An intermediate to advanced understanding of cultural organizing, social practice, community-based arts facilitation, and/or arts organizing practices.
4. An intermediate to advanced practice of working with multi-generational communities of artists and non-artists of diverse abilities, backgrounds, and identities.
5. Must have basic bookkeeping skills.
6. A strong work ethic and be punctual for all meetings, events, and community encounters.
7. Experience with Microsoft Office products and Google Drive applications required skills and competencies.
8. Must have your own working computer at home.
9. Must have access to internet.
10. Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
11. Must be a keen copy editor.
12. Exceptional attention to detail and ability to juggle several tasks at once, especially in a fast-paced environment.
13. Exceptional ability to build and execute a project plans.
14. Ability to make timely decisions and demonstrate good judgment.
15. Rare desire to constantly improve and learn from past experiences.
16. Must be able to work remotely and on-site.
17. Must be able to commit approximately 20 hours a week.
1. Organize, manage and execute key operational tasks, including but not limited to: scheduling meetings, managing inventory, organizing invoices, attendance records drafting artist/client agreements, and drafting other internal and external correspondence.
2. Assist the EBM Leadership in performing tasks, managing EBM calendar and correspondence, supporting gathering information for grant applications and reporting, and managing new and existing partnerships.
3. Support EBM facilitators via text, email, and onsite to address any operational needs.
4. Be responsive to emails, phone calls, and professional requests, in a timely fashion.
5. Coordinate weekly meetings and trainings, professional development trainings and provide support at company events.
6. Coordinate documentation of events and residencies.
7. Coordinate distribution of evaluation surveys and schedule exit interviews with all partners.
8. Attend and provide support as needed for 4th Annual EBM Celebration on Sat. May 18th from 11:00am to 5:00pm.
9. Coordinate an end-of-year program evaluation with the EBM team and CABD staff, early June 2019.
10. Take notes during partnership meetings /transcribe notes.
11. Other duties as necessary.
To apply, compose an application package as one pdf and submit to firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, February 11, 2019 at 6pm. Be sure to include “EBM Administrative/Engagement Coordinator” in the subject line.
1. 1-2 page resume detailing applicable experience with link to LinkedIn profile
4. Social media handles
7. Cover Letter. State and explain: your interest, previous experience, what you want to learn, what you want to offer, your experience working in administrative settings, and what might be a challenge for you.
8. Persuasive writing sample (2-3 pages) that demonstrates your writing ability. Grant or sales samples preferred but not required.
9. Contact information for three (3) references.
10. Please include any questions in the body of the email.
Selected applicants will have an in person or virtual interview with the EBM and CABD staff.
Camille A. Brown & Dancers is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or political affiliation.