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Finnish Cultural Institute in New York is seeking Office Manager and Development Manager

 

About the institute

The Finnish Cultural Institute in New York operates in the fields of contemporary art, design and architecture, creating dialogue between Finnish and American professionals and audiences. Residencies and mobility programs for artist, designers, architects as well as curators and other visual arts professionals are at the core of our mission. In addition we enable projects and processes the take the form of exhibitions, symposia, publications or events. Our recent initiatives and projects include: Zero Waste Bistro at New York's Design Week; What We Write When We Write About Design - a mentoring program for design criticism;  fashion after Fashion exhibition at the MAD Museum; the Mobius Fellowship Program and more.  The institute was founded in 1990 and is registered as a non-profit private foundation with 501(c)3 status in New York.

 

Office Manager

Part time, 20-30 hours a week. Start date: August 1, 2018

We are looking for a professional to manage our office in New York. Tasks include administrational duties including accounting and financial reporting and general duties of managing an office with a small dynamic team of 5 professionals. You should have experience in accounting and administrational work preferably in an arts, cultural, or other nonprofit organization. Experience in managing payroll and using Quickbooks or similar is preferred. High attention to detail and excellent organizational skills are required. Must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Working language is English; Finnish language skills are not required.

 

Development Manager

Part time, 20-30 hours a week. Start date flexible.

We are looking for a professional to help build the first steps in our development and fundraising in the US, to structure a membership program and work with us in using our events and projects as platform for corporate sponsorship and development and cultivation of a member and donor base. In addition to experience in working with development in preferably in arts, cultural, or other nonprofit organizations, you should have excellent organizational and communication skills and an ability to work independently. Experience in marketing and communications, and US grants is appreciated. Must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Working language is English; Finnish language skills are not required.

 

To apply

Submit your resume with a cover letter including your salary expectation (in PDF, as one document) by June 30 to the Institute’s executive director Kaarina Gould at gould@fciny.org

 

Read more about the institute and our projects

 www.fciny.org / www.m0bius.net

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