Careers

Mid-America Arts Alliance is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

We are currently seeking a Communications Manager, Salesforce Administrator, and Grants Programs Assistant.

Communications Manager

You develop and manage the communications and marketing strategies to support the institutional voice and mission of Mid-America Arts Alliance. As a member of the marketing and communications team, you contribute to the implementation, evaluation, and analysis of our communications efforts and tools. You will strengthen M-AAA’s programs by supporting awareness-building and branding efforts, and by communicating with local, regional, and national constituents and partners through creative marketing strategies.

Reports to: Director of Marketing and Communications
Status: Full-Time; Non Exempt
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Salary Description: $60,000–$65,000 per year

Requirements

You have:

  • Bachelor in journalism, strategic communications, related field, or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years experience in communications and marketing
  • Strong writing and editing skills; knowledge of Chicago Manual of Style
  • Demonstrated understanding of news cycles, media relations, and working with deadlines
  • Demonstrated understanding of brand management is desirable
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office required
  • Knowledge of the Arts and related fields
  • Work as a member of a creative team
  • Light video editing experience

To learn more and apply for this position, please visit our employment portal.

Salesforce Administrator

You will manage the daily management of Salesforce including data entry and clean-up tasks to ensure data integrity and user adoption. You will report directly to the Director of HR and Salesforce. You will have a track record in using Salesforce and resolving both technical and functional support issues.

Reports to: Director of Human Resources and Salesforce
Status: Full-Time; Exempt
Location: Remote Worker in the United States
Salary Description: $63,000–$68,000 per year

Requirements

You have:

  • 3+ years experience in the administration and maintenance of Salesforce systems.
  • Hands-on experience with Service Cloud and Experience Cloud.
  • Experience in the administration and maintenance of Salesforce systems.
  • Experience in performing Salesforce upgrades and ensuring successful integration.
  • Certified as a Salesforce Administrator preferred.
  • Knowledge of data integrity principles and practices.
  • Cross-cultural understanding and sensitivity to other cultural values, norms, and customs.

To learn more and apply for this position, please visit our employment portal.

Grants Programs Assistant

**As of August 9, interviews are underway.**

You will provide administrative and operational support for the Arts and Humanities Grants Program Division. You will work directly with division staff supporting the daily work related to M-AAA’s regional grant programs, the Regional Touring Program grant, the Artistic Innovations grant program, and other grant making programs. You will need to undertake projects that can change daily; to communicate with staff, constituents, and other relevant parties; and to handle confidential matters. This position is available starting on July 1, 2022.

Reports to: Director of Arts and Humanities Grants Programs
Status: Full-Time; Non Exempt
Location: Remote Worker in the United States
Salary Description: $20.67–$22.50 per hour

Requirements

You Have:

  • 2+ years of administrative experience in a creative nonprofit environment with an understanding of data management practices;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel and a working knowledge of SalesForce, Form Assembly, and DocuSign;
  • Collaborate with a diverse group of staff and professional colleagues;
  • Participatory work style with the ability to assist members of the team;
  • Commitment to the artistic and service-based mission of the organization;
  • Fluency in a language other than English is preferred; and
  • Cross-cultural understanding and sensitivity to other cultural values, norms, and customs.

To learn more and apply for this position, please visit our employment portal.

Our Benefits

  • Comprehensive health care coverage
  • Voluntary Dental and Vision insurance
  • Fully paid Long-Term Disability, Accidental Death and Dismemberment, and Life Insurance
  • Paid holiday leave including 9 holidays, Winter Break (December 24-January 1), and 40 hours of paid Volunteer PTO
  • Paid vacation, sick, and parental leave
  • 401K plan after a year of employment

Frequently Asked Questions about Employment at M-AAA

What kinds of jobs are typically available at Mid-America Arts Alliance?
Mid-America Arts Alliance employs a diverse range of individuals, from arts curators to grant writers to creative designers to accounting and management professionals.

How do I apply for a position at Mid-America Arts Alliance?
Instructions for applying for a given position are included in the job posting. M-AAA does not accept unsolicited resumes.

May I apply for multiple positions at the same time?
Yes, you may, but please indicate the position you most wish to be considered for when applying, and the reason you feel you are most suited for that position, in your cover letter.

Will you contact me about the progress of my application?
When your application has been received, you will be sent an acknowledgment via email. If a hiring manager determines your skills match the need of the position, you will be contacted for further screening and consideration.

Where is Mid-America Arts Alliance, and what are the business hours?
We are located at 2018 Baltimore Ave., Kansas City, MO 64108. Our headquarters is in the heart of the Crossroads Arts District. Office hours are typically 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Friday. M-AAA has limited public hours only for visitors attending an exhibition installed in our space. Regarding employment, please arrange a visit in advance.

What about the confidentiality of my application information?
Your information is private and is not shared with anyone outside Mid-America Arts Alliance. It is only used for employment purposes.

I have additional questions. Who should I contact?
Contact Human Resources, hr (at) maaa.org

Mid-America Arts Alliance

2018 Baltimore Ave.
Kansas City, MO 64108

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