Job Announcement: Program Coordinator
Posted on 6/1/2022
Indexical Program Coordinator
Non-Exempt (32 hrs / week)
Salary: $18 – $22/hr DOE
Initial Review Deadline: June 30, 2022
Indexical is seeking a Program Coordinator to assist with the operations of a venue, presenting organization, and exhibition space at the Tannery Arts Center in Santa Cruz. This individual will work closely with the Executive Director to plan, execute, and support a year-long series of experimental music performances, exhibitions, residency programs, and site-specific projects in collaboration with a range of local and national arts institutions. Our hope is that this position will grow into a more specialized role over time, and we are committed to the professional development of the individual in this position.
Indexical is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. We strongly encourage Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) and all other marginalized identities to apply.

  • Strong passion for experimental and radical art, experimental music, and performance-based work
  • Strong writing skills, with a focus on clearly conveying ideas in a range of writing outlets and styles
  • Ability to engage professionally and calmly with patrons, rental customers, artists, contractors, and other venues as a representative of Indexical
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple deadlines
  • Ability to maintain professional and prompt correspondence with artists and outside collaborators
  • Proficiency in a range of software programs, especially Adobe Creative Suite and audio editing software (e.g., Reaper)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or equivalent experience required
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends
Marketing & Curatorial Responsibilities (60%)
  • Compile marketing information from artists & curators for online listings, proofreading and editing as necessary
  • Ensure artistic contracts are in place on-schedule and in alignment with curatorial deadlines
  • Distribute event information to local journalists and community calendars
  • Write and manage email marketing campaigns (1-2 per week)
  • Write and manage social media campaigns (2-3 per week)
  • Manage production and deadlines for quarterly print calendar
  • Coordinate deadlines and projects with outside design contractors
  • Manage design, production, and distribution of posters for selected events
Production Responsibilities (40%)
  • Schedule volunteers and sound engineers and ensure they have the necessary information from performers
  • Manage venue rental inquiries and ensure that rentals are supported by staff or contractors as needed
  • Assist with production of special events as needed
  • Act as house manager and primary artist liaison for events as needed
  • Organize and manage archive of live performances
Employment Benefits
  • Four-day work week with flex time during periods of weekend and evening work
  • Health care reimbursement stipend to cover the purchase of health insurance of your choice through the Covered California (Affordable Care Act) exchange
  • Two weeks paid vacation in addition to recognized state and national holidays, with accommodations for religious holidays as needed
  • Dedicated work laptop provided for Indexical-related work
  • Flexible work schedule with the ability for remote work arrangements on a temporary basis
How to Apply
Send a cover letter and resume with three professional references in PDF format to [email protected]. Please put “Program Coordinator” in the subject line. Only applicants being considered will be contacted.