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CoachArt is currently hiring these positions:

Program Manager

Growth Manager

CoachArt Program Manager
(remote & in-person position)

Full-time, 40 hrs; Non-exempt
Salary – $45,000
Los Angeles, California*

CoachArt is a nonprofit organization that serves children impacted by chronic illness through arts and athletics programs that are impactful, meaningful, and adapted to the unique needs and interests of the child. We work with young people and families who are facing enormous challenges, and we believe that ALL young people, regardless of limitation, deserve to be part of an inclusive and empowering learning community.

Description: CoachArt seeks a Program Manager who can demonstrate a commitment to its mission and goals by supporting CoachArt’s Director of Group Programs, who helps ensure the families and volunteers are provided with enriching opportunities. The Program Manager position will be tasked with leading high-quality online and in-person group art and athletics programs for students ages 5-18. CoachArt’s Program Manager will have the opportunity to help hundreds of children with chronic illness and their siblings to engage in this transformative programming.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position will report to the Director of Group Programs. The role will have a monthly goal cycle that will rotate the primary responsibilities (not limited to the tasks below):

CoachArt Club Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate two monthly four-week online CoachArt Clubs that meet once a week and provide fun and engaging arts or athletics programs
  • Organize two monthly four-week online CoachArt Clubs that meet once a week by recruiting instructors who provide fun and engaging arts or athletics programs
  • Emphasis: STEM Clubs (science, technology, engineering, math, coding, robotics, etc.)
  • Alternative Options: Athletics Clubs (yoga, fitness, pilates, Zumba, dance, sports, etc.)
  • Alternative Options: Art Clubs (visual arts and performance arts) 
  • Facilitate one to two monthly Facebook Live lessons on CoachArt’s Facebook page 
  • Provide online moderating support for virtual programs, which involves tracking attendance, spotlighting instructors, assigning breakout rooms, and overseeing Zoom meetings 
  • Coordinate in-person One-Day Group Lessons and Community Events within the Los Angeles Area and in line with program strategy (quarterly, as needed, etc.)
  • Assist with curriculum research and development focusing on adaptive and inclusive coaching techniques and emphasizing diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Research low-cost/no-cost facilities for potential program lessons. Assist with the booking process for events and activities.
  • Assist with student and volunteer recruitment for activities.
  • Assist with training and ongoing coaching for volunteers (as necessary)
  • Track attendance, student, parent, and facility evaluations, collect photo and video content, and conduct on-site lesson visits
  • Other duties include: general administrative tasks such as data entry, confirmation letters, office/storage organization, and ongoing student and volunteer support 

Student and Family Support

  • Assist with student recruitment for activities
  • Provide ongoing support to families throughout their participation in the programs, including but not limited to coordinating and providing logistical information, implementing accommodations based on student needs, ordering supplies, and providing administrative assistance  

Volunteer Support

  • Assist with volunteer recruitment for activities 
  • Assist with ongoing volunteer support, including but not limited to lesson plan development, facilitation coaching, ordering supplies, moderating support, and providing administrative assistance 

Partner Support

  • Assist with the regional partner relationships and identify new opportunities in line with program vision
  • Outsource potential program collaborations with established organizations and communities  

Team Support

  • Help support the annual vision, growth metrics, and goals of the program
  • Assist with Salesforce.com platform to assure transparent and helpful information related to progress on key pipelines for partnerships, recruitment, and job transitions
  • Provide club moderation support for the team 

Required Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Flexibility and initiative
  • Innovative, self-motivated team player
  • Comfortable in fluid and dynamic environments
  • Excited to work collaboratively
  • Organizational and planning skills
  • Problem-solver and solution-maker
  • Resourceful

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience facilitating group or one-on-one lessons 
  • Education or work experience that can be articulated as relevant to core responsibilities
  • Ability to learn and teach a variety of new skills
  • Organized project management techniques
  • Proficiency in computer systems, preferably Mac, and the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Proficiency in Google Apps / Google Drive
  • Comfortable with multi-tasking and virtual work environment
  • Willing to travel and work flexible hours, including weekends and/or evenings
  • Must be willing to work occasional Saturday and Sunday mornings
  • Must pass a criminal background check

Desired Experience:

  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred but not required
  • Knowledge of Salesforce or other CRM databases preferred
  • Knowledge of the Los Angeles Area with an emphasis on the Los Angeles community and demographics
  • Experience facilitating virtual and in-person arts and athletics programs
  • Experience with teaching STEM activities  
  • Experience with teaching athletic activities 
  • Experience with teaching art activities 
  • Experience working within the nonprofit sector 

Requirements: Positive attitude with a “can do” philosophy. We’re seeking someone with an energetic, fun, and enthusiastic zest for CoachArt’s mission. Must be excited to learn and grow in a changing environment AND must be excited to engage in a data-informed, hard-working, collaborative, and passionate culture.

Potential Schedule: Weekdays between 9 am – 5:30 pm (30-minute lunch) and occasional weekend hours. You must be available between 3 pm-5 pm on weekdays. 

*Location: Remote and in-person (The applicant must reside in the Los Angeles Area throughout the duration of their employment in this position with CoachArt.)

Benefits:

  • Health, dental & vision insurance available on the first of the month following 30 days of employment 
  • 401(k) available after 90 days of employment
  • 104 hours of vacation per year which roll over to the following years, capping at 1.5x annually
  • 72 hours of sick time per year which do not accrue but renew annually in a lump sum on January 1
  • Paid public holidays, as defined in the employee handbook
  • Paid winter break from December 24-January 1
  • “Thrive Fund” for professional development and/or wellness purchases
  • Flexible schedule & remote work

Inclusion is at the heart of everything we do at CoachArt. We believe that difference is an asset, both in the students we serve and in the volunteers and staff members who support them. Our goal is to attract qualified candidates and encourage applications from all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Our mission of creating a transformative arts and athletics community for kids impacted by childhood chronic illness is most effectively fulfilled through a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion as core values and practice. If you feel the same way, then you will find a place in the heart of CoachArt. 

Application: To apply, please email your up-to-date resume and cover letter answering the questions below to jobs@coachart.org. Please include the title in the subject line: Program Manager – Los Angeles. No phone calls, please.

Cover Letter Questions: 

  • How many years of teaching experience do you have?
  • Do you have experience teaching one-on-one or group lessons? 
  • Where have you taught and what subjects? 
  • Do you have experience teaching students between the ages of 5-18? 
  • Do you have experience teaching online lessons? 
  • What arts, athletics, or STEM skills do you have? 
  • Do you have experience working in the nonprofit sector?
  • Do you have any other experience that’s relevant to our mission?
  • Anything else you would like to share that makes you the best candidate for this position

CoachArt Growth Manager
(remote position)

CoachArt seeks an entrepreneurial, data-driven growth hacker for a great cause!

Us: We’re a nonprofit that uses our centerpiece CoachArt Connect app to enable volunteers to teach their arts & athletics skills to kids impacted by chronic illness both 1-on-1 and in groups.

You: You have a growth and product mindset that can power our national expansion by running the conversion “funnels” for all 6 of our communities nationwide….

funnels

“Need to have” track record and skills include at least 3 years of successful experience in:

  • Performance-driven adjusting strategy based on CAC, CPA, ROAS, LTV
  • Online revenue generation
  • Customer research/personas
  • Paid search/social
  • Conversion Rate Optimization
  • Google Analytics, Facebook pixel tracking
  • A passion for marketing/start-up skill development and knowledge (blogs/podcasts)

“Nice to have” track record of success and skills for this role include:

  • Nonprofit agency experience
  • Online fundraising
  • Speaker scheduling
  • SEO
  • Recurring/subscription revenue
  • WordPress
  • Google Ad Grants
  • Keyword research

The specific responsibilities of this role are all geared towards growth, including:

  • Matching the right audiences with the right messages for all 6 of our community funnels, with a particular focus on the funnel for our new TBD online donations “product”
  • All CoachArt “top of funnel” activities (paid search/social, Google Ad Grants, volunteer postings, E.D. speaking schedule/pitch deck, LinkedIn outreach, PR, etc.)
  • Optimizing the funnel/customer journeys of each of our 6 communities from awareness through conversion (including retargeting ad flows, landing page optimization, etc.)
  • Creating our online fundraising “product” (currently intended to be a monthly donor program) from customer research/personas through launch

Team structure:

We have an amazing Brand Manager who will handle engagement marketing to the active members of our communities (emails, organic social, designs, and storytelling) and Programs and Development teams that interact directly with active community members. The Growth Manager will focus on growing those communities while working closely with our Brand Manager and reporting to our Executive Director to align on content and business goals.

marketing team structure

Visibility:

The role will have a high profile through reporting their growth results at meetings of our Board of Directors, featuring executives such as Zander Lurie (CEO of Momentive), Jimmy Pitaro (President of ESPN), Chris Britt (Founder and CEO, Chime), Kay Madati (VP of Marketing, LinkedIn Marketing Solutions), and Kelly Merryman (VP of Content Partnerships, YouTube).

Individual professional coaching/development:

We value entrepreneurial/growth-marketing drive above industry-specific experience, and plan to arrange ongoing coaching as needed from our board and other relevant experts.

CoachArt’s perks and benefits include:

  • Remote work environment with nationally-distributed team
  • Generous health, dental, and vision package
  • $1,000 annual “Thrive Fund” per employee for wellness and personal development
  • 401(k) with company matching
  • Vacation & sick time
  • Annual staff retreat and other team bonding activities

DEI statement:

Inclusion is at the heart of everything we do at CoachArt. We believe that difference is an asset, both in the students we serve and in the volunteers and staff members who support them. Our goal is to attract qualified candidates and encourage applications from all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Our mission of creating a transformative arts and athletics community for kids impacted by childhood chronic illness is most effectively fulfilled through a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion as core values and practice. If you feel the same way, then you will find a place in the heart of CoachArt.

“CTA”….

Ultimately, we’re seeking an entrepreneurial marketer to focus on growing CoachArt’s main KPI’s (new volunteers, new students, dollars raised) to continue our “hockey stick growth” in our most important metric of all — arts & athletics lesson hours (and smiles & high-fives) for kids battling some of life’s toughest challenges.

The growth potential also applies to the role itself — grow the results, grow the role!

Compensation:

$65,000 to $90,000, based on the relevancy of your experience and the results of your work.

To apply:

Email a resume and cover letter to jobs@coachart.org with “CoachArt Growth Manager” in the subject line.

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