When you walk into RAW for the first time, there is one response: I want to belong here.
We create a culture where every artist feels welcomed, connected,
and committed to our community. We create a culture where every staff member is
part of the RAW community and each have a direct impact on every child that
walks through the door.
RAW was incorporated in 1988 and our art therapists worked
exclusively in youth detention centers. In 1994, RAW opened in Lynn, and over
the past 22 years, has become an anchor in the community as a
nationally-recognized youth development organization. Today, over 1,200 youth
aged 6-19 attend RAW’s free programs each year including visual arts groups, a
film school, a writing program, leadership development opportunities and teen
employment. At RAW we recognize the vital potential of each young artist and
commit ourselves daily to our mission: to ignite the desire to create and the
confidence to succeed.
The Office Manager is a critical member of
the team, reporting to the Director of Operations. A successful candidate for
this role has an insatiable drive to tackle problems as they arise and quickly
restore order while balancing a multitude of other priorities. They are a results-oriented
professional who will embrace the responsibility of managing systems and a
myriad of tasks essential to the efficient daily operations of RAW. The Office
Manager is able to work at a high level, keeping a constant eye to our building
and administrative processes, while also performing the administrative work to
support those systems. The Office Manager must possess a high degree of
initiative, energy and stamina, a willingness to embrace technology and a
friendly, responsive and approachable demeanor to support our staff of 25
professional artists and fundraising professionals.
Responsibilities include, but are not restricted to:
- Fiscal responsibilities include all donation processing, bank
deposits, vendor invoice processing, staff time sheets, and preparing
preliminary month end financials to support Director of Operations
- Coordinate facilities projects and maintenance, keeping a constant
and evolving schedule of weekly, monthly, annual, and long-term maintenance
- Support the Development Team with database maintenance; event
logistics, including set up and clean up; and assist with mailing projects
simple workstation user support, and work closely with IT company to ensure all
technology issues are resolved quickly and efficiently
- Supervise two youth Office Assistants
- Perform additional
tasks as needed, including but not limited to HR support, data entry, and
keeping an office supply inventory.
How To Apply:
If you feel that you should belong at
RAW and want to make an impact, we want to hear from you!
a cover letter and resume via e-mail, in PDF format, to firstname.lastname@example.org with
the subject line “Office Manager.”
Applications accepted through 7/15/16 but will be reviewed as received and hiring decisions may be made prior
to the application deadline.
No phone calls please.
About this Organization:
RAW is a nationally recognized nonprofit organization based in Lynn, Massachusetts. We currently offer over 50 annual groups and programs joining art therapy, arts education and youth media/filmmaking with youth development. Founded in 1988 and staffed by art therapists and teaching artists, RAW’s mission is to ignite the desire to create and the confidence to succeed in underserved youth. RAW has operated community-based studios in Lynn since 1994. The organization has 27 staff members including alumni staff and serves over 1,200 children and teens each year. For more information visit www.rawartworks.org.