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Executive Assistant to CEO

About Little Kids Rock

Little Kids Rock transforms lives by restoring, expanding, and innovating music education in our schools. Our network of thousands of K-12 teachers across 45 states leads a national movement that brings innovative and inclusive music education to students.

Using genres including rock, pop, Latin, and rap, our program empowers teachers to build music programs as diverse as the kids they serve. Our students see themselves reflected in their classes, which strengthens their connection to their school, their peers, and their community. Little Kids Rock also donates necessary instruments, and curriculum, meeting a key need of many school music programs.

The world of music expands through innovation. We ensure that music education does as well.

More than 500,000 kids currently participate in Little Kids Rock programs nationwide. Since 2002, the organization has reached more than 850,000 students with highly-inclusive and culturally relevant music education. We aim to reach the 1,000,000th student in our history this year.

Position Overview

Working closely with and in support of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Executive Assistant (EA) will play a critical role in supporting the work and efficiency of the CEO, and, consequently, will have a tremendous impact on the overall success of Little Kids Rock. The EA will oversee the daily administrative activities of the top executive’s office, and serves as a confidential assistant. We seek a uniquely qualified individual who takes pride in his or her work, who is flexible, extremely hard working, fast-paced and detail-oriented. Responsibilities include calendar management, prioritization of scheduling and communications, preparation for meetings and written and verbal communications. This person is the first point of contact with the CEO and should be committed to maintaining a level of excellence in all that he or she does. If you would like to be part of a fun, fast-paced, growing and energetic culture, this could be the place for you! This is a wonderful opportunity for an extraordinary professional to join a team committed to bringing the gift of music to children across the country. Little Kids Rock has already reached thousands of teachers and hundreds of thousands of children, and this is only the beginning! This is a full-time position.

Supervision Structure

Reports to CEO/Founder

Keys to Success

  • Positive and Helpful Team Player – Seeks out opportunities to help others and be of service to the team; collaborative and approachable, but with a strong disposition
  • Proactive – Identifies opportunities to make improvements and seizes them; creates, maintains and evolves systems that work as needed, both for consistent management of support and to adapt as the organization grows
  • Respectful – Treats others with respect, shows respect to the organization, colleagues, various stakeholders and all external contacts
  • Responsibilities

    • Create and maintain effective systems regarding CEO’s calendar management, internal communication protocols, meeting scheduling, meeting preparation, etc.
    • Based on CEO’s priorities, goals, workflow, work style, proactively anticipate CEO’s support needs
    • Maintain the CEO’s schedule, which is constantly changing and requires a significant amount of communication and juggling of priorities
    • Schedule meetings and do required research and preparation of materials to support the CEO for his meetings and presentations
    • Help organize the CEO’s time and priorities, which requires making judgment calls on his behalf and managing expectations of those competing for his time and attention
    • Master the most effective communication protocols with the CEO (e.g. face to face, text, email, call, even interrupt) based on urgency and importance of communication
    • Track and book the CEO’s travel schedule, including flights, accommodations, etc.
    • Facilitate effective follow up after donor cultivation trips and speaking engagements
    • First point of contact between the CEO and outside contacts and LKR staff; manage CEO’s emails by being proactive, filtering the inbox, identifying more urgent and important emails and consolidating messages
    • Communicate on behalf of the CEO to ensure timely and accurate information flow
    • Provide general administrative support including answering calls and emails, returning messages, setting up meetings, greeting visitors, sorting mail and receiving packages
    • Follow up on staff assignments that will report back to the CEO
    • Take notes at meetings and distribute notes and action items to relevant parties
    • Track and prepare reports for expense reimbursement regarding travel and use of corporate credit cards using LKR’s financial system and online tools
    • Understand and work with the CEO regarding his personal affairs to ensure that personal commitments do not conflict with business obligations

    Qualifications

    • Has an undeniable passion for the work of Little Kids Rock
    • Minimum five years of work experience required, with at least two years prior experience as an administrative or executive assistant
    • College degree required
    • Experience with data entry beneficial
    • Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to interact successfully with a variety of internal and external audiences, including senior funders, program partners, board members, staff, colleagues and strategic partners
    • Optimal discretion and sense of confidentiality
    • Can gracefully handle multiple tasks and competing deadlines in a fast-paced environment; can prioritize effectively and is extremely organized and efficient
    • Can work independently with minimal supervision, but can also respond to critical immediate requests at any time
    • Is comfortable in an online environment, and is always eager to learn more about how best to use technology to build effective systems and communicate effectively
    • Is willing to go above and beyond to support the CEO and the organization to fulfill its mission and organizational objectives and goals
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite including Word, PowerPoint, Excel
    • Proficiency with database systems, preferably Salesforce
    • Must thrive in an innovative, think-outside-the-box environment
    • Shows grace under pressure
    • Displays a sense of fun, wonder and humor

    Compensation and Benefits

    Little Kids Rock is committed to its team and strives to offer employees a competitive compensation package that reflects the organization’s values, culture and mission. Salary is in accordance with Little Kids Rock’s competitive compensation and career path plan, and the organization’s array of benefits include medical coverage (health, dental, vision, AFLAC) with significant employer contributions, short and long-term disability, life insurance, matching 403(b) plan and pre-tax spending accounts (FSA, commuter). Perks include unlimited vacation, flexible work arrangements, professional development, fun staff events and reimbursements for music lessons and experiences.

    Application Procedure

    Please email cover letter and resume to victoria.goulet@officeteam.com with “Little Kids Rock Executive Assistant” in the subject line. In the email please briefly state: relevant experience (including number of years of experience) and what you consider makes you a unique candidate for this position as relates to the job description’s Keys to Success. References may be requested. No phone calls please. Early submission recommended. This position is available immediately. For more information about our work, please visit www.littlekidsrock.org.

    Location and Travel

    Little Kids Rock is located in Verona, NJ (near Montclair). Occasional travel will be required, including occasional travel to NYC on days when the CEO has meetings in NYC, and travel at least once per year to organization events.

    Working at Little Kids Rock – Our Workplace Values

    1. We are committed to kids and teachers and passionate about the power of music to impact their lives.
    2. We are one team, with one mission, and one groove, and together we make good things happen.
    3. We are creative, entrepreneurial, positive and playful.
    4. We are inspirational.
    5. We are accountable.
    6. We are respectful.
    7. We support personal and professional growth.
    8. We work to lead the field – thoughtfully, strategically and with urgency. 

    Little Kids Rock is committed to recruiting and maintaining a diverse staff; individuals from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. We promote equity, diversity and inclusion in order to create a healthy and safe work space as we work together to foster success for future generations. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, parenthood, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

    EOE


    Chicago Regional Program Coordinator (Part-Time)

    About Little Kids Rock

    Little Kids Rock transforms lives by restoring, expanding, and innovating music education in our schools. Our network of thousands of K-12 teachers across 45 states leads a national movement that brings innovative and inclusive music education to students.

    Using genres including rock, pop, Latin, and rap, our program empowers teachers to build music programs as diverse as the kids they serve. Our students see themselves reflected in their classes, which strengthens their connection to their school, their peers, and their community. Little Kids Rock also donates necessary instruments, and curriculum, meeting a key need of many school music programs.

    The world of music expands through innovation. We ensure that music education does as well.

    More than 500,000 kids currently participate in Little Kids Rock programs nationwide. Since 2002, the organization has reached more than 850,000 students with highly-inclusive and culturally relevant music education. We aim to reach the 1,000,000th student in our history this year.

    Position Overview

    Little Kids Rock is looking for a motivated and energetic individual to assist with teacher customer service and daily operations specifically related to our Chicago chapter. The Program Coordinator will primarily serve as a point of contact for the organization’s affiliated teachers, keep information in Salesforce up to date, fulfill curriculum materials requests for classrooms and other teacher customer service requests. The Program Coordinator will support logistical planning for certain LKR-sponsored events such as JamFests, out-of-school student performances, professional development, and teacher meet-ups. This is a very detail-oriented position, yet requires the creative and entrepreneurial skills to drive innovations that will continue to support the organization’s growing and evolving needs in this area. This is a part-time position.

    Supervision Structure

    Reports to Chicago Regional Program Director/Director of Regional Initiatives (based in Chicago, IL)

    Keys to Success

  • Establish themselves as the primary point person for Little Kids Rock teacher customer service in the Chicago market
  • Ability to connect and communicate with teachers, district partners, arts partners, and key stakeholders as related to teaching responsibilities, management of programs, data collection and curricular innovations
  • Ability to work independently and to manage multiple deadlines working with various internal and external stakeholders
  • Responsibilities

    • Work with the Director of Regional Initiatives to understand the music-related priorities of Chicago Public Schools (CPS), and to integrate LKR’s strategy and model with the goals of the district to help create sustainable culturally-relevant and student-centered music programs in the region
    • Visit local school programs to identify both “bright spot” programs and programs that may need additional mentoring
    • Manage CPS site visit schedules and meetings
    • Workshop recruitment and lead processing, including calls and emails to teachers and principals
    • Local teacher customer service related to modern band resources provided by LKR, such as curriculum and instruments, e.g. responding to phone and email inquiries about order status, product questions or issues, as well as build upon the local modern band teacher community
    • Manage local teacher instrument requests, transfers, drop-offs and pickups at schools
    • Manage local Chicago instrument inventory and office maintenance
    • Work with the district to manage inventory of instruments provided to the district by LKR
    • Provide accurate teacher information, such as event attendance, school information, or other related information in Salesforce to ensure accurate reporting
    • Work with program, development and marketing department colleagues to coordinate local special events, including site visits from program supporters, student gigs, media events, and other potential programmatic or development-related focus areas
    • Work in close collaboration with other regional staff members to align regional work with organizational priorities and strategies, and to share best practices
    • Develop and foster collaborations alongside Director of Regional Initiatives with other arts organizations
    • Represent the Little Kids Rock brand, curriculum, and program to all audiences as assigned
    • Assigned to special projects as needed, such as contributing to aspects of LKR’s national teacher conference (Modern Band Summit), as schedule allows

    Qualifications

    • At least 2 years relevant experience
    • Entrepreneurial thinker who pushes themselves to take ownership over tasks and drives projects forward
    • Data entry experience, preferably with database systems
    • Customer service experience required
    • Proficiency on at least two modern band instruments (guitar, bass, drums, keyboard, vocals) preferred
    • Musical performance experience a plus
    • Experience working with teachers or in a school district environment preferred
    • Quick learner and hard worker with ability to focus independently with minimal oversight, and to thrive with multiple objectives and deadlines
    • Strong organizational and time management skills
    • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, G-Suite and the Internet
    • Exceptional attention to detail
    • BA required
    • Valid drivers license, proof of automobile insurance and access to a vehicle preferred
    • Must be able to lift at least 20 pounds

    Ideal Attributes

    • A shared passion for Little Kids Rock’s mission, pedagogy and the unique value of arts education to serve underserved youth
    • Matchless integrity and ethics
    • A true love for working within a fast-paced, entrepreneurial, and results-oriented culture
    • Flexible – adaptable to changing priorities and multi-tasking as conditions require
    • Self-aware and skilled at building and maintaining professional relationships
    • A desire to grow with the organization
    • A sense of fun, wonder and humor and an undeniable passion for the work of Little Kids Rock
    • Passionate about popular music and actively connected to popular culture
    • High energy, enthusiasm, and a can-do attitude

    Compensation and Benefits

    Little Kids Rock is committed to its team and strives to offer employees a competitive compensation package that reflects the organization’s values, culture, and mission. This is a part-time position (20-25 hours a week) with a competitive hourly rate dependent on prior experience. May include occasional weekend and evening events.

    Application Procedure

    Please email cover letter and résumé to programjobs@littlekidsrock.org with “Chicago Regional Program Coordinator” in the subject line. In the email please briefly state: relevant experience (including years of experience) and what makes you a unique candidate for this position as relates to the job description’s Keys to Success. References may be requested. No phone calls please. Early submission recommended. For more information about our work, please visit www.littlekidsrock.org.

    Location and Travel

    This position is based out of a Chicago-area office, but also includes significant local travel. Occasional additional out-of-area travel may be expected.

    Working at Little Kids Rock – Our Workplace Values

    1. We are committed to kids and teachers and passionate about the power of music to impact their lives.
    2. We are one team, with one mission, and one groove, and together we make good things happen.
    3. We are creative, entrepreneurial, positive and playful.
    4. We are inspirational.
    5. We are accountable.
    6. We are respectful.
    7. We support personal and professional growth.
    8. We work to lead the field – thoughtfully, strategically and with urgency. 

    Little Kids Rock is committed to recruiting and maintaining a diverse staff; individuals from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. We promote equity, diversity and inclusion in order to create a healthy and safe work space as we work together to foster success for future generations. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, parenthood, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

    EOE


    Miami Regional Program Manager

    About Little Kids Rock

    Little Kids Rock transforms lives by restoring, expanding, and innovating music education in our schools. Our network of thousands of K-12 teachers across 45 states leads a national movement that brings innovative and inclusive music education to students.

    Using genres including rock, pop, Latin, and rap, our program empowers teachers to build music programs as diverse as the kids they serve. Our students see themselves reflected in their classes, which strengthens their connection to their school, their peers, and their community. Little Kids Rock also donates necessary instruments, and curriculum, meeting a key need of many school music programs.

    The world of music expands through innovation. We ensure that music education does as well.

    More than 500,000 kids currently participate in Little Kids Rock programs nationwide. Since 2002, the organization has reached more than 850,000 students with highly-inclusive and culturally relevant music education. We aim to reach the 1,000,000th student in our history this year.

    Position Overview

    The Miami Regional Program Manager’s primary role is to help create a sustainable modern band program in Miami-Dade County Public School District (M-DCPSD). This involves understanding LKR’s strategies, curriculum and model in addition to truly understanding (and being able to represent) the goals of the school district. The Program Manager will serve as a primary point of contact for the organization’s local affiliated teachers, keep information in Salesforce up to date, and fulfill curricular and other teacher customer service requests for local classrooms. The Program Manager will also serve as a training coordinator for all local workshops and professional developments in the county. This is a very detail-oriented position that also requires the creative and entrepreneurial skills to drive innovations that will continue to support the organization’s growing and evolving needs in this area.

    Supervision Structure

    Reports to Director of Regional Initiatives (based in Chicago, IL)

    Keys to Success

    • Establish themselves as the primary point person for Little Kids Rock teacher customer service in the Miami market
    • Ability to connect and communicate with teachers, district partners, arts partners, and key stakeholders as related to teaching responsibilities, management of programs, data collection and curricular innovations
    • Ability to work independently and to manage multiple deadlines working with various internal and external stakeholders

    Responsibilities

    • Work with the Director of Regional Initiatives to understand the music-related priorities of the M-DCPSD, and to integrate LKR’s strategy and model with the goals of the district to help create sustainable culturally-relevant and student-centered music programs in the region
    • Pilot and manage regional initiatives as part of LKR’s modern band sustainability strategies, including potential Ambassador Program and All-City Modern Band
    • Visit local school programs to identify both “bright spot” programs and programs that may need additional mentoring
    • Manage Miami site visit schedules and meetings
    • Manage workshop and professional development logistics
    • Workshop recruitment and lead processing, including calls and emails to teachers and principals
    • Manage approved regional program events beyond professional development events, such as JamFests and social meet-ups
    • Local teacher customer service related to modern band resources provided by LKR, such as curriculum and instruments, e.g. responding to phone and email inquiries about order status, product questions or issues, as well as build upon the local modern band teacher community
    • Manage local teacher instrument requests, transfers, drop-offs and pickups at schools
    • Manage local Chicago instrument inventory and office maintenance
    • Work with the district to manage inventory of instruments provided to the district by LKR
    • Provide accurate teacher information, such as event attendance, school information, or other related information in Salesforce to ensure accurate reporting
    • Work with program, development and marketing department colleagues to coordinate local special events, including site visits from program supporters, student gigs, media events, and other potential programmatic or development-related focus areas
    • Work in close collaboration with other regional staff members to align regional work with organizational priorities and strategies, and to share best practices
    • Develop and foster collaborations alongside Director of Regional Initiatives with other arts organizations
    • Represent the Little Kids Rock brand, curriculum, and program to all audiences as assigned
    • Assigned to special projects as needed, such as contributing to aspects of LKR’s national teacher conference (Modern Band Summit), as schedule allows

    Qualifications

    • At least 4-5 years relevant experience, 2 years teaching experience preferred
    • Entrepreneurial thinker who pushes themselves to take ownership over tasks and drives projects forward
    • Data entry experience, preferably with database systems
    • Customer service experience required
    • Proficiency on at least two modern band instruments (guitar, bass, drums, keyboard, vocals) preferred
    • Musical performance experience a plus
    • Experience working with teachers or in a school district environment preferred
    • Quick learner and hard worker with ability to focus independently with minimal oversight, and to thrive with multiple objectives and deadlines
    • Strong organizational and time management skills
    • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, G-Suite and the Internet
    • Exceptional attention to detail
    • BA required
    • Valid drivers license, proof of automobile insurance and access to a vehicle preferred
    • Must be able to lift at least 20 pounds

    Ideal Attributes

    • A shared passion for Little Kids Rock’s mission, pedagogy and the unique value of arts education to serve underserved youth
    • Matchless integrity and ethics
    • A true love for working within a fast-paced, entrepreneurial, and results-oriented culture
    • Flexible – adaptable to changing priorities and multi-tasking as conditions require
    • Self-aware and skilled at building and maintaining professional relationships
    • A desire to grow with the organization
    • A sense of fun, wonder and humor and an undeniable passion for the work of Little Kids Rock
    • Passionate about popular music and actively connected to popular culture
    • High energy, enthusiasm, and a can-do attitude

    Compensation and Benefits

    Little Kids Rock is committed to its team and strives to offer employees a competitive compensation package that reflects the organization’s values, culture, and mission. Salary is in accordance with Little Kids Rock’s competitive compensation and career path plan, and the organization’s array of benefits include medical coverage (health, dental, vision, AFLAC) with significant employer contributions, short and long-term disability, life insurance, matching 403(b) plan and pre-tax spending accounts (FSA, commuter). Perks include unlimited vacation, flexible work arrangements, professional development, fun staff events, and reimbursements for music lessons and experiences.

    Application Procedure

    Please email cover letter and résumé to programjobs@littlekidsrock.org with “Miami Regional Program Manager” in the subject line. In the email please briefly state: relevant experience (including years of experience) and what makes you a unique candidate for this position as relates to the job description’s Keys to Success. References may be requested. No phone calls please. Early submission recommended. For more information about our work, please visit www.littlekidsrock.org.

    Location and Travel

    This is a work-from-home based position. Significant local travel is required, and occasional additional out of area travel is expected, such as travel to Little Kids Rock’s headquarters in New Jersey at least once per year, and attending other organization events, at least once per year.

    Working at Little Kids Rock – Our Workplace Values

    1. We are committed to kids and teachers and passionate about the power of music to impact their lives.
    2. We are one team, with one mission, and one groove, and together we make good things happen.
    3. We are creative, entrepreneurial, positive and playful.
    4. We are inspirational.
    5. We are accountable.
    6. We are respectful.
    7. We support personal and professional growth.
    8. We work to lead the field – thoughtfully, strategically and with urgency. 

    Little Kids Rock is committed to recruiting and maintaining a diverse staff; individuals from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. We promote equity, diversity and inclusion in order to create a healthy and safe work space as we work together to foster success for future generations. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, parenthood, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

    EOE


    INTERNSHIPS


    Marketing & Communications Intern

    About Little Kids Rock

    Little Kids Rock transforms lives by restoring, expanding, and innovating music education in our schools. Our network of thousands of K-12 teachers across 45 states leads a national movement that brings innovative and inclusive music education to students.

    Using genres including rock, pop, Latin, and rap, our program empowers teachers to build music programs as diverse as the kids they serve. Our students see themselves reflected in their classes, which strengthens their connection to their school, their peers, and their community. Little Kids Rock also donates necessary instruments, and curriculum, meeting a key need of many school music programs.

    The world of music expands through innovation. We ensure that music education does as well.

    More than 500,000 kids currently participate in Little Kids Rock programs nationwide. Since 2002, the organization has reached more than 850,000 students with highly-inclusive and culturally relevant music education. We aim to reach the 1,000,000th student in our history this year.

    Position Overview

    The Little Kids Rock team is a music-loving, hard-working, close-knit group of individuals. We’re looking for a high-energy Marketing & Communications Intern with a can-do attitude. The candidate must be detail-oriented, have a strong work ethic, and be a creative thinker with excellent communication skills. Daily tasks will include keeping files and media organized through Google Drive and external hard drives, management of social media community engagement, supporting organizational marketing campaigns and events, database entry and management, and general administrative support for a small, nimble, high output team.

    Responsibilities

    • Creating consistency for the Little Kids Rock Flickr account and YouTube channel
    • Organizing video and photo assets across Google Drive and external hard drive platforms
    • Build community through engagement on Little Kids Rock’s social media channels
      • Engage in Little Kids Rock’s social posts or any mentions of Little Kids Rock across all platforms
      • Identify profiles on Twitter with high partnership opportunity with Little Kids Rock
      • Identify top-performing social posts and any trends among the channels
      • Offer recommendations for relevant potential social posts (e.g. relevant blog posts, research articles, etc)
    • Identify publications with mention of Little Kids Rock and the modern band program
    • Collect and compile recent organizational news for a bi-weekly staff internal newsletter

    Qualifications

    • Knowledge of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Flickr, YouTube, and LinkedIn
    • Knowledge of G Suite
    • Experience with Adobe Premiere or other video editing software is a plus
    • An undeniable passion for the work of Little Kids Rock and helping grow a mission-based organization
    • A sense of fun, wonder, and humor
    • True love for working within a fast-paced, entrepreneurial, and results-oriented culture
    • High energy, enthusiasm, and a can-do attitude
    • Meticulous attention to detail
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Strong written and oral communication skills
    • A desire to learn while doing
    • Quick learner and proactive problem solver

    Schedule

    This position is scheduled for up to three days per week (10-15 hours per week) for a period of three to five months is preferred. The exact days and times of this position will be established in harmony with the candidate’s schedule.

    Compensation and Benefits

    This is a learning opportunity with a stipend of $300 per month.

    Application Procedure

    Please email a cover letter and resume to marketing@littlekidsrock.org. The email should include “Communications and Marketing Internship” in the subject line and also briefly state the following:

    • Relevant experience, including the number of years (if any) of experience
    • Distinguishing characteristic that makes you an ideal candidate for this position

    Please submit your application early, and be prepared to provide references. For more information about our work, please visit our website: www.littlekidsrock.org and email marketing@littlekidsrock.org with any questions.

    Working at Little Kids Rock – Our Workplace Values

    1. We are committed to kids and teachers and passionate about the power of music to impact their lives.
    2. We are one team, with one mission, and one groove, and together we make good things happen.
    3. We are creative, entrepreneurial, positive and playful.
    4. We are inspirational.
    5. We are accountable.
    6. We are respectful.
    7. We support personal and professional growth.
    8. We work to lead the field – thoughtfully, strategically and with urgency. 

    Little Kids Rock is committed to recruiting and maintaining a diverse staff; individuals from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. We promote equity, diversity and inclusion in order to create a healthy and safe work space as we work together to foster success for future generations. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, parenthood, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

    EOE


    Program Operations Intern

    About Little Kids Rock

    Little Kids Rock transforms lives by restoring, expanding, and innovating music education in our schools. Our network of thousands of K-12 teachers across 45 states leads a national movement that brings innovative and inclusive music education to students.

    Using genres including rock, pop, Latin, and rap, our program empowers teachers to build music programs as diverse as the kids they serve. Our students see themselves reflected in their classes, which strengthens their connection to their school, their peers, and their community. Little Kids Rock also donates necessary instruments, and curriculum, meeting a key need of many school music programs.

    The world of music expands through innovation. We ensure that music education does as well.

    More than 500,000 kids currently participate in Little Kids Rock programs nationwide. Since 2002, the organization has reached more than 850,000 students with highly-inclusive and culturally relevant music education. We aim to reach the 1,000,000th student in our history this year.

    Position Overview

    We are looking for a motivated and energetic individual to assist the Little Kids Rock program team with day to day operations. This is a great opportunity for a college student to learn what goes into the operation of a growing and leading music education nonprofit.

    Responsibilities

    • Assist the program staff with teacher customer service, i.e. registration and instrument order reminders
    • Data entry and clean up on Salesforce.com
    • Online evaluation compilation and organization
    • Provide affiliated teachers with modern band curricular materials upon request
    • Assist with event and travel logistics
    • Instrument Invoice sorting
    • Local errands as needed

    Qualifications

    • Organized and with great attention to detail
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Gmail
    • Positive “can-do” attitude and team player
    • Relationship building through customer service
    • Experience with data entry beneficial
    • Interest in music education greatly encouraged

    Schedule

    Up to three days per week (10-15 hours/week) for a period of three to five months is preferred. Exact days and times will be established in harmony with the intern’s schedule.

    Compensation and Benefits

    This is a learning opportunity with a stipend of $300 per month.

    Application Procedure

    Please email a cover letter and resume to johncarrano@littlekidsrock.org. Please include “Program Operations Internship” in the e-mail subject line. For more information about our work, please visit our website: www.littlekidsrock.org. No phone calls, please.

    Working at Little Kids Rock – Our Workplace Values

    1. We are committed to kids and teachers and passionate about the power of music to impact their lives.
    2. We are one team, with one mission, and one groove, and together we make good things happen.
    3. We are creative, entrepreneurial, positive and playful.
    4. We are inspirational.
    5. We are accountable.
    6. We are respectful.
    7. We support personal and professional growth.
    8. We work to lead the field – thoughtfully, strategically and with urgency. 

    Little Kids Rock is committed to recruiting and maintaining a diverse staff; individuals from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. We promote equity, diversity and inclusion in order to create a healthy and safe work space as we work together to foster success for future generations. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, parenthood, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

    EOE