Art Resource Collaborative for Kids (ARCK)

36 Bromfield StreetSuite #301
Boston, MA 02108

Date Posted:
April 19, 2019

Eastern Massachusetts



Associate Director

Title: Associate Director

Reports to: Executive Director

Category: Full-Time, 40 hrs/wk

Art Resource Collaborative for Kids (ARCK) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that offers arts integration programming to K-8 students in Boston Public Schools. ARCK uses art as a vehicle to enhance the academic experience of our students while focusing on developing an understanding of cultural diversity, identity, civic engagement, social awareness, and leadership skills. Visit our website,, for more information.

The Associate Director is:

  • A self-starter with a positive attitude, who functions well in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment and sets weekly short and long-term priorities

Essential Functions:

  • Coordinate communications, including taking calls, responding to emails, and assisting with the Executive Director’s correspondence

  • Prepare internal and external organizational documents for team members and donors

  • Schedule meetings, appointments and manage calendar

  • Maintain an organized filing system for both paper and electronic documents

  • Be responsible for the input of data in Salesforce

  • Assist with and oversee timeline and event logistics like communication with guests, vendors and volunteers, providing the highest level of service and attention to detail throughout

  • Work with the Executive Director on stewardship and sponsorship plans to strategically develop and execute fundraising and staff and supporter appreciation events

  • With guidance from the Executive Director, communicate with donors, sponsors, and other supporters to convey ARCK’s mission and impact via avenues such as email newsletters, annual reports, corporate sponsorship brochures, and other marketing materials

  • Research funding opportunities, develop budgets, and help to write, manage and submit grants

  • Assist with coordinating payroll and various recruitment efforts including interviewing, scheduling, following up, and updating postings on job search websites

  • Assist with purchasing materials and supplies

  • Minimum of three years experience as an Associate Director reporting directly to senior management

  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills, with an ability to become familiar with firm-specific programs and software

  • Proficiency in collaboration and delegation of duties

  • Uphold a strict level of confidentiality

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong organizational, project management and problem-solving skills with impeccable multi-tasking abilities

  • Develop and sustain a level of professionalism among staff and clientele

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and passion for arts education

How To Apply:


Please submit:

  1. A cover letter explaining your interest in working with ARCK

  2. A resume that demonstrates your experience

Please email your application materials to Sara Demeter, Executive Director, at Please include the name of the position for which you are applying in the email subject line. Please be prepared to provide the contact information of three references.

ARCK is an equal opportunity employer.

No phone calls or office visits, please.

Apply by:
May 15, 2019
About this Organization:
Mission: Empowering students to become innovators and creative thinkers by integrating art and design with literacy and STEM education.

Art Resource Collaborative for Kids (ARCK) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that provides arts integration programming to k-8 grades in the Boston Public Schools.  Our classes align with the academic content and learning themes specific to our partner schools and classrooms, as well as the Common Core State Standards and National Visual Art Standards. ARCK uses art and arts integration to enhance the academic experience of our students while focusing on developing concepts like cultural diversity, identity, leadership skills, civic engagement and social justice.