BCA Programs & Outreach Associate - Part Time

Bronx Council on the Arts

2700 East Tremont Ave
Bronx, NY 10461




Oct 14, 2021
Reporting to the Deputy Director for Grants and Programs, the Programs and Outreach Associate (POA) is responsible for supporting the work of the programs/grants department and for outreach and education efforts on behalf of BCA. The POA will maintain significant interaction with artists, arts organizations, community groups, and others with the goal of informing constituents of BCA’s resources and opportunities. He/She also will provide support to the programs/grants department. To be successful in this role, the POA will need to have prior experience in project coordination and administration. The ideal candidate will be comfortable interacting with diverse people, highly organized, self-motivated, detail and systems-oriented, and an effective communicator and collaborator. This is an excellent position for someone who is looking to expand their career experience by joining a small, dynamic, and growing arts organization.


Position Requirement and Skills

  • 2-3 years of experience in programs and project administration.
  • Excellent communication skills. Strong verbal and writing skills in English. Knowledge of Spanish preferred.
  • Be able to travel around the borough to visit outside sites and locations.
  • Strong organizational skills. Proven ability to multi-task and prioritize work, and to plan and coordinate diverse activities.
  • Experience working with immigrant populations in a community-based setting strongly preferred.
  • Understanding of the arts environment in the Bronx and beyond a plus.
  • Ability to work with a variety of people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Competency in MS Suite, DropBox required, social media and Salesforce a plus.
  • Detail oriented. Self-sufficient, proactive, and reliable.
  • Comfort in a fast-paced, growing organization.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a good sense of humor.
  • A commitment to BCA’s mission and values.
  • Be available and willing to work evening and weekends, when required.

Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree desired.

Application Instructions

Please email your resume and a cover letter describing your interest in this position, salary expectations
and how you heard about this opportunity. Materials should be e-mailed to,
with subject line “Programs and Outreach Associate.” No phone calls please.