Administrative Assistant


Arts Alive! is an advocate, supporter, connector, and promoter of arts & culture serving the Monadnock region of Southwest NH and headquartered in downtown Keene. This year the organization celebrates its 10 year anniversary! We are seeking a dynamic, talented, and highly motivated part-time (up to 15 hours per week) Administrative Assistant who gets the big picture and proactively works towards solutions. They will perform a variety of administrative tasks, as well as take responsibility for distribution of marketing materials, information, and content. They will provide support to Arts Alive!’s executive director, and will work collaboratively and independently on day to day tasks and long-term projects. Year-round employment.

The person who takes on this position will manage hard mailings and 2 monthly e-newsletters; distribute marketing materials to partners across the region; tackle data entry for Website, Social media, online Arts Calendar, Membership and Donor databases; be responsible for administrative organization, coordination, & publicity tasks for events; attend Arts Alive! committee meetings as needed; and see to front desk duties such as answering the phone, taking messages, and opening and sorting mail.


  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Google Drive

  • Proven experience in office administration with knowledge of office management systems and procedures

  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to multitask and prioritize long-term and short-term projects

  • Strong organizational skills with acute attention to detail

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Willingness to learn new software & systems

Preferred Candidates will have

  • Familiarity with Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Constant Contact, MailChimp, Squarespace, Wordpress, Donation Software

  • 1-2 years nonprofit work experience

  • Passion for the arts and familiarity with region’s arts community

  • Inclination for graphic design or visual layout

  • Editing skills for written work

Compensation & Benefits

  • $15 / hour & earned PTO

  • Professional development opportunities

  • Flexibility in scheduling some work hours

Arts Alive! is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply, please send resume & cover letter to office@monadnockartsalive.org