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Careers

We always look for talented and energetic people to join our small, tight knit team. On this page you will find the latest updates about any available jobs and internships at APJ.

Office Manager

Location: New York, NY
Compensation: Commensurate with experience
Dates: Immediate

APJ is seeking a uniquely qualified Office Manager to join our team. In this vital role you will oversee the day-to-day operations of our office in New York City and serve as a hub for all activities of the organization no matter where they are taking place. More than anything else, you will be responsible for ensuring the smooth operations of the office and our systems to ensure that work can be conducted seamlessly on a daily basis.

The ideal candidate will be a true self-starter with a mentality for problem solving and the resources to call upon in order to get things done. He or she will have prior experience in a similar role and demonstrate enthusiasm for the work of APJ, extraordinary attention to detail, and the ability to thrive in a very fast paced environment while juggling multiple responsibilities simultaneously with grace.

The responsibilities of the Office Manager will include:
-Providing IT support to team members both on-site and off-site
-Maintaining office supplies and equipment
-Liaising with building management and vendors
-Providing logistical support for travel and events
-Tracking team member expenses and budgets for various projects
-Database maintenance and upkeep
-Overseeing the operation of APJ’s website and online store
-General administrative tasks: answering office phones, scheduling meetings, greeting visitors, shipping, receiving, etc…

All candidates should have:
-2 – 4 years experience in a role with similar requirements
-Meticulous attention to detail and superior organizational skills
-The ability to prioritize and manage many complex and fast-moving projects
-Superior written and verbal communication skills
-Excellent knowledge of computers and particularly the Mac OS
-Experience providing IT support to teams
-A wide knowledge of commonly used software with experience as an administrator of Dropbox and Google Apps (required), and familiarity with Microsoft Office, WordPress, Squarespace, and Salesforce (strongly preferred)

To Apply
Please send a single PDF of your resume and a cover letter to recruiting@apjnow.org. Please be sure to include your name and the position you’re applying for in the subject line. Due to volume of applicants only candidates that have been short-listed can be contacted. No calls please. Applications not following these instructions will not be considered.

Operations Intern

Location: New York, NY
Compensation: School credit, stipend
Dates: January 9, 2017 – Mid May (flexible)
Commitment: 20 hours per week (approximately)

APJ seeks an Operations Intern to assist with a range of day-to-day office duties and other projects in our New York office. The intern will lend support to all members of the APJ team and report directly to the Operations Manager. The ideal candidate will be a highly organized and responsible individual with a passion for APJ’s work looking to gain experience in the field through the handling of various tasks associated with the operations of a small nonprofit organization.

Responsibilities
-Monitor office phones, deliveries, and email
-Assist with social media outreach and monitoring
-Conduct ongoing research projects
-Compile data and maintain various organizational databases
-Work with APJ staff in a support capacity to address other needs and projects as they arise

Requirements
-Passionate about international development and the goals of Artists for Peace and Justice
-Current college student or recent graduate (must be located in the NYC metro area)
-Extremely organized with meticulous attention to detail and follow through
-Strong written and oral communication skills
-Proficient in Microsoft Office with high level of general computer competency
-Familiarity with major social media platforms

To Apply
Please send a single PDF of your resume and a cover letter to recruiting@apjnow.org. Please be sure to include your name and the position you’re applying for in the subject line. Due to volume of applicants only candidates that have been short-listed can be contacted. No calls please. Applications not following these instructions will not be considered. We look forward to receiving your application and are happy to assist you in receiving college credit for your internship.

Social Media Intern

Location: New York, NY
Compensation: School credit, stipend
Dates: January 9, 2017 – Mid May (flexible)
Commitment: 20 hours per week (approximately)

APJ seeks a Social Media Intern to generate dynamic content to inspire and activate APJ supporters online and to help manage the organization’s online presence. The ideal candidate will be outgoing, digitally savvy, and passionate about social media’s potential to enact change. A self-starter, do-gooder, and expert communicator, this internship will be an excellent opportunity to gain hands-on digital marketing, content strategy, and social analytics experience.

Responsibilities
-Monitor and maintain APJ’s social network accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, WordPress, Vimeo and Youtube)
-Produce content for the APJ blog, website, and affiliate organizations
-Research latest social media strategies and trends
-Organize, analyze and offer new ideas for APJ fundraising campaigns
-Develop proposals for social media campaigns
-Monitor analytics for all social media accounts and websites

Requirements
-Passionate about social good and the goals of Artists for Peace and Justice
-Current college student or recent graduate (must be located in the NYC metro area)
-Previous experience managing professional social media accounts (preferred)
-Some knowledge of social media marketing strategies
-Ability to work seamlessly across social media platforms
-Extremely organized and detail oriented, with impeccable follow through
-Demonstrated ability to be an expert checker of facts and quality
-Strong written and oral communication skills

To Apply
Please send a single PDF of your resume and a cover letter to recruiting@apjnow.org. Please be sure to include your name and the position you’re applying for in the subject line. Due to volume of applicants only candidates that have been short-listed can be contacted. No calls please. Applications not following these instructions will not be considered. We look forward to receiving your application and are happy to assist you in receiving college credit for your internship.