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Director of Marketing and Communications 

Who we are:
We are Little Kids Rock, a national nonprofit dedicated to transforming lives by restoring, expanding, and innovating music education in our schools. From our belief that all people are musical, we champion an inclusive, culturally-relevant, and student-centered approach to music education that connects learning to the music kids already know and love, and helps shape young people into the musical communicators and creative problem solvers that will address the challenges of the 21st century. Since 2002, Little Kids Rock has served more than 650,000 public school children and currently brings weekly music lessons to 320,000+ students annually through the efforts of more than 2,000 teachers in 200 school districts nationwide. To build on our momentum and accomplish our mission, the world needs to know who we are and what we do, and that’s where you come in. 

What we’re looking for:
We’re looking for an entrepreneurial Director of Marketing and Communications who shares our passion, thrives on making an impact, and has the expertise to get the message out about who we are and what we do. If you’re someone who has a passion for helping children, and the marketing strategy and implementation know how to lead us into the future, then this may be the job for you!

Here’s what you bring to the table:

  • You are an experienced brand promoter
  • You are entrepreneurial, nimble and know a real opportunity (or issue) when you see one
  • You have demonstrated that you have effective leadership/management skills
  • You are an expert in marketing and communications across all media
  •  You are a key community member who will effectively present what we do and who we serve in a clear and compelling way across a variety of audiences
  • You have successfully scaled a marketing team and have acted in a leadership/director level capacity for at least 5 years
  • You are tech savvy with a keen eye for optimization and a mind for analytics

Here’s what we bring to the table:

  • We are one team, with one mission and one groove, and together we make good things happen
  • We offer a culture of excellence
  • We offer meaningful, impactful work that makes a difference
  • We give you the opportunity to connect every child in the US with relevant, physical and emotional access to music education in public school that they like and find motivating and prepare them to be successful in life
  • We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package for our employees

Location:
Little Kids Rock is located in Verona, NJ (near Montclair) and has an office in NYC (near Penn Station). This position can be based out of either location, although will need to work in the NJ (HQ) office at least twice per week. Occasional travel outside NY/NJ area will be required.

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

 For more information or to apply for this position please email foundhuman@littlekidsrock.org.


Program Events Coordinator

About Little Kids Rock
Little Kids Rock is a national nonprofit dedicated to transforming lives by restoring, expanding, and innovating music education in our schools. From our belief that all people are musical, we champion an inclusive, culturally-relevant, and student-centered approach to music education that connects learning to the music kids already know and love, and helps shape young people into the musical communicators and creative problem solvers that will address the challenges of the 21st century. Since 2002, Little Kids Rock has served more than 650,000 public school children and currently brings weekly music lessons to 320,000+ students annually through the efforts of more than 2,000 teachers in 200 school districts nationwide.

Position Overview
The Program Events Coordinator will help plan and facilitate logistics of Little Kids Rock’s annual conference, the Modern Band Summit (formerly Modern Band Rockfest), an exciting and movement-building event for more than 300 music teachers, higher ed professionals, district and state arts administrators and advocates. The coordinator will ensure that the planning of the Summit is executed seamlessly to provide a stellar and one-of-a-kind professional development experience for attendees. Additionally, this position will assist with facilitating more than 100 third-party events in which Little Kids Rock participates annually. In this capacity, the coordinator will work to create event opportunities for students, teachers and the organization with efficiency, thoughtfulness, and a consistent eye toward the organization’s mission and strategic goals. The ideal candidate is excited to learn more about nonprofit events and the impact they have in growing an organization. He or she is committed to growing within the organization and building a career in events or teacher services.

This is a full-time position.

Keys to Success

  • Service Oriented / Culture Carrier – Strong customer service orientation. Able to support the needs of internal and external parties with diverse personalities / technical abilities across multiple functions with a positive attitude, patience, and empathy. Alignment with Little Kids Rock’s core values of the workplace.
  • Multi-tasker who is both productive and efficient
  • Innovative and proactive
  • Highest level attention to detail 

Supervision Structure
Reports to Teacher Events Manager (based remotely in Los Angeles, CA) 

Primary Responsibilities

Modern Band Summit

  • Maintain and manage relationships with vendors, venues, and partners with tact and sensitivity.
  • Act as a liaison between Little Kids Rock and the conference venue (Colorado State University)
  • Plan and book travel, transportation and accommodations for guests and staff
  • Book off-campus and after-hours activities
  • Assist with the facilitation of special events during the conference
  • Coordinate many event components such as securing and managing event-related musical equipment, coordinating schedules, calendars and internal and external communications
  • Provide general support with all Summit planning
  • Budget-related and administrative support
  • Assist with event staffing plan
  • Maintain planning timelines and deadlines 

General – Events Planning

  • Provide high-level customer service to teachers, administrators and parents including event follow-up
  • Maintain and manage relationships with vendors, venues, and partners with tact and sensitivity
  • Manage logistical event components such as booking transportation, purchasing food and beverage, securing and managing event musical equipment
  • Provide support for Program Events including teacher communications, event guest and visitor relations, setup and teardown of gear, refreshments, signage and other event prep materials
  • Proactive teacher outreach to identify and connect with potential bright spot programs in strategic markets
  • Maintain database records for all events including attendance tracking
  • Facilitate Events Review meetings
  • Ensure special events are on appropriate internal and external calendars 

Qualifications

Required

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • 1-3 years relevant work experience
  • Excellent demonstrated writing and editing skills; excellent verbal communication skills
  • Goal-oriented, with ability to work independently and with organizational and time management skills required to thrive amid multiple objectives and deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including sensitivity to the unique needs and challenges of public school music teachers
  • Flexible and adaptive to changing priorities and new opportunities
  • Exceptional attention to detail, and strong proofreading skills
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office applications and the Internet
  • Passion for the field of music education and for providing opportunities for young people growing up in underserved communities
  • Flexibility to attend evening and weekend events on an as-needed basis

Preferred

  • Degree in English, Journalism, Business, Media, Communications or related liberal arts field
  • Experience with Salesforce or other databases preferred
  • Customer service experience preferred
  • Experience working with conference planning or with external contractors and organizations to facilitate company and client needs 

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
  • Ability to think big, while providing tangible, constructive suggestions to improve the organization and support its growth objectives
  • Capable of quick problem-solving when unexpected roadblocks occur in the course of planning and/or executing an event
  • High “emotional IQ,” with self-awareness, ability to manage own emotions, and skill in handling relationships
  • A skilled collaborator, who considers diverse opinions and integrates them into creative and effective solutions
  • 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
  • A true love for working within a fast-paced, entrepreneurial, and results-oriented 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 Process
Please email cover letter (can be in the body of an email) and resume to programjobs@littlekidsrock.org with “Program Events Coordinator” in the subject line. In the email please briefly state: relevant experience (including number of years of experience) and distinguishing characteristics that make 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 www.littlekidsrock.org. No phone calls, please.

 Location and Travel
Little Kids Rock is located in Verona, NJ (19 mi. west of Manhattan/New York City). Travel required, as needed, to facilitate events including the Modern Band Summit conference.

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. Little Kids Rock does 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


Administrative Support Coordinator

About Little Kids Rock
Little Kids Rock is a national nonprofit dedicated to transforming lives by restoring, expanding, and innovating music education in our schools. From our belief that all people are musical, we champion an inclusive, culturally-relevant, and student-centered approach to music education that connects learning to the music kids already know and love, and helps shape young people into the musical communicators and creative problem solvers that will address the challenges of the 21st century. Since 2002, Little Kids Rock has served more than 650,000 public school children and currently brings weekly music lessons to 320,000+ students annually through the efforts of more than 2,000 teachers in 200 school districts nationwide.

Position Overview
If you enjoy working in an environment focused on transforming lives with the power of music, and have an innate sense of purpose in your work, understanding that all tasks and projects big and small can impact the achieving of a mission, then this may be the place for you. The Administrative Support Coordinator will serve an important support role for Little Kids Rock. He/she will assist the Director of Finance and Administration in implementing policies and procedures, performing administrative functions, supporting existing employees and onboarding new employees. He/she will also interface daily with other operations staff. This position will serve as the point person for office space organization and cleanliness. The successful candidate will work on a variety of projects concurrently and as needed with a bright and positive demeanor to support the effective, productive and efficient operation of the organization.

This is a full-time position.

Supervision Structure
Reports to Director of Finance and Administration

Primary Responsibilities 

Office/Admin

  • Keep office organized, file documents and records, and maintain supplies in order
  • Maintain general office tidiness and presentability
  • Keep track of office-related expenses
  • General administrative duties, such as making photocopies, sending faxes, distributing mail, etc.
  • Schedule meetings and appointments as needed
  • Assist in preparing paperwork for reimbursements and other payment requests
  • General assistance with clerical/admin/office duties
  • Keep track of remote staff travel plans to NJ headquarters and general calendar coordination
  • Main line phone assistance, responding to and transferring calls
  • Manage tech purchases and inventory tracking (including checking in and out of shared devices)
  • Work directly with the help desk on resolving hardware-related issues
  • Provide administrative support to COO and support as needed to other senior managers

Human Resources

  • Assist with new staff and intern onboarding process
  • Assist employees with HR forms, applications, benefits support, etc.
  • Update and maintain HR drive and platform with updated policies, procedures and changes
  • Assist with scheduling candidate interviews and phone screening

Other responsibilities and projects as assigned.

Qualifications

  • At least 3 years of administrative experience
  • Some HR experience and ability to keep information in confidence
  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Proficiency with MS Office
  • Strong interpersonal, written and communication skills
  • Able to learn new tasks and skills quickly

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
  • Detail oriented, and committed to ongoing innovation
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced environment
  • Sense of urgency in work style
  • A sense of fun, wonder and humor and an undeniable passion for the work of Little Kids Rock
  • A true love for working within a fast-paced, entrepreneurial, and results-oriented 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 Process
Please email cover letter (can be in the body of an email) and resume to kisis@littlekidsrock.org with “Administrative Support Coordinator” in the subject line. In the email please briefly state: relevant experience (including number of years of experience) and distinguishing characteristics that make 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 www.littlekidsrock.org. No phone calls, please.

Location and Travel
Little Kids Rock is located in Verona, NJ (near Montclair). 

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. Little Kids Rock does 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 and Communications Intern

About Little Kids Rock
Little Kids Rock is a national nonprofit dedicated to transforming lives by restoring, expanding, and innovating music education in our schools. As the leader in culturally-responsive, inclusive music education, the organization partners with public school districts to build music programs as diverse as the kids being served. Little Kids Rock trains teachers to run its innovative Modern Band curriculum, and donates accompanying instruments and resources as necessary to teach popular music in a way that empowers students to experience instant achievement. What began as a single after-school guitar class has since exploded into a national movement that brings free, weekly music lessons to more than 320,000 public school children each year through the efforts of more than 2,000 teachers in 200 school districts nationwide. To date, Little Kids Rock has served more than 650,000 students.

Position Overview
Do you have music in your soul? Are you passionate about youth development? Little Kids Rock is seeking an intern who will help make the organization more visible and organized by getting hands-on experience in the area of external communications, marketing and public relations. You will assist the Marketing and Communications Director in helping tell Little Kids Rock’s story through social media, public relations, website, and database archival. 

Responsibilities

  • Manage our Flickr account and YouTube channel – curating photos/videos (old and new)/tagging/organizing
  • Organize video on external drives
  • Social media
    • Find people to follow on Twitter and create lists of favorites
    • Review our outward facing channels (all social media) and ensure our verbiage is consistent
    • Monitor social media channels for performance; share insights / recommendations with communications team
    • Use Google Alerts to find news on music education and curate relevant articles to share on social media (and with staff)
  • Do a Google search of Little Kids Rock and compile list of websites where we are mentioned (ie – as a partner)
  • Add press clips to Salesforce
  • Organize digital media in shared cloud-based drive to make it accessible and easy to find for team members.
  • Write occasional blog posts and help come up with ideas for content
  • Create and manage the bi-weekly staff internal newsletter

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Flickr, YouTube, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook
  • Knowledge of the G-suite
  • An undeniable passion for the work of Little Kids Rock
  • A sense of fun, wonder and humor
  • A 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
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
This is a learning opportunity with a stipend of $300/month.

Application Procedure
Please email a cover letter and resume to marketing@littlekidsrock.org. Please include “Communications and Marketing Internship” in the e-mail subject line. In the email please briefly state: relevant experience (including number of years of experience) and distinguishing characteristic that makes you an ideal candidate for this position. Please submit your application early, and be prepared to provide references. Early submission recommended. 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. Little Kids Rock does 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 Assistant

About Little Kids Rock
Little Kids Rock is a national nonprofit dedicated to transforming lives by restoring, expanding, and innovating music education in our schools. From our belief that all people are musical, we champion an inclusive, culturally relevant, and student-centered approach to music education that connects learning to the music kids already know and love, and helps shape young people into the musical communicators and creative problem solvers that will address the challenges of the 21st century. Since 2002, Little Kids Rock has served more than 650,000 public school children and currently brings weekly music lessons to 320,000+ students annually through the efforts of more than 2,000 teachers in 200 school districts nationwide.

Position Overview
The Program Operations Assistant will help facilitate logistics for the key “entry point” for teachers to join the Little Kids Rock community: Modern Band professional development workshops. The Assistant will serve as the “right hand” of Little Kids Rock’s Training Operations Manager to ensure that workshops are executed seamlessly to provide a stellar and one-of-a-kind professional development experience for all participants. The ideal candidate is excited to learn more about the organization and the arts education nonprofit world in general, and the impact they have in transforming the lives of youth, teachers and others. He or she is committed to growing within the organization and building a career in program services supporting teachers and students with culturally relevant, student-centered and highly inclusive music programs. This is a full-time position.

Keys to Success

  • Service Oriented / Culture Carrier – Strong customer service orientation. Able to support the needs of internal and external parties with diverse personalities / technical abilities across multiple functions with a positive attitude, patience, and empathy. Alignment with Little Kids Rock’s core values of the workplace.
  • Multi-tasker who is both productive and efficient
  • Innovative and proactive
  • Highest level attention to detail

Supervision Structure
Reports to Training Operations Manager

Primary Responsibilities

Teacher Professional Development Workshops

  • Assist with recruiting teachers for professional development events
  • Inventory and ordering of materials
  • Workshop logistics prep: materials, shipments, signage, etc.
  • Communications to participants via email, text, phone, social (pre and post-events)
  • Coordinate onsite staffing for professional development events
  • Work with school districts to acquire permissions and permits as appropriate
  • Keep all workshop information current in Salesforce database and generate reports as needed; keep teacher and school data aligned with NCES data in Salesforce
  • Maintain Salesforce app for workshop check-ins
  • Track principal consent forms and other paperwork
  • Accept teachers to the Little Kids Rock social networks/community platform(s)
  • Verify teacher contact information

Modern Band Summit

  • Active member of Modern Band Summit Session Logistics Committee
  • Collect/track presenter and “poster” presenter materials and maintain records
  • Coordinate evaluation input and distribution
  • Track stipends for presenters and others
  • Order materials

Other responsibilities and tasks as assigned.

Qualifications

Required

  • 1-3 years relevant work or academic experience
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Excellent demonstrated writing and editing skills; excellent verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Flexible and adaptive to changing priorities and new opportunities
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office applications and the Internet
  • Goal-oriented, with ability to work independently and with organizational and time management skills required to thrive amid multiple objectives and deadlines
  • Passion for the field of music education and for providing opportunities for young people growing up in underserved communities
  • Flexibility to attend weekend events on an as-needed basis

Preferred

  • Experience with Salesforce or other databases
  • Customer service experience

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
  • High “emotional IQ,” with self-awareness, ability to manage own emotions, and skill in handling relationships
  • A skilled collaborator, who considers diverse opinions and integrates them into creative and effective solutions
  • 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
  • A true love for working within a fast-paced, entrepreneurial, and results-oriented 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 Process
Please email cover letter (can be in the body of an email) and resume to programjobs@littlekidsrock.org with “Program Operations Assistant” in the subject line. In the email please briefly state: relevant experience (including number of years of experience) and distinguishing characteristics that make 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 www.littlekidsrock.org. No phone calls, please.

Location and Travel
Little Kids Rock is located in Verona, NJ (19 mi. west of Manhattan/New York City). Travel required, as needed, to help facilitate professional development events, including the Modern Band Summit conference in Colorado in July.

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

Program Services Intern

We are looking for a motivated and energetic individual to assist the Little Kids Rock program team with daily tasks. This is a great opportunity for a college student to learn what goes into the operation of a growing and leading music education nonprofit. This will be approximately 10-15 hours per week position with a flexible schedule. This internship is unpaid but the experience will be extremely valuable! We would be willing to working with your college for course credit as well.  

Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Assist the program staff with teacher customer service, i.e. responding to phone and email inquiries
  • Archive program email and mail communications
  • Monitor and update teacher online networking groups
  • Assemble and ship teacher materials requests
  • Occasional data entry and clean up

Required Skills:

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

Supervision Structure
Reports to Program Services Manager

To apply please email your resume and cover letter to lauren@littlekidsrock.org with the position name as the subject.  


Graphic Design Intern (Unpaid)

We are looking for a motivated and energetic individual to assist our Curriculum Design Specialist for various projects. This is a great opportunity for a college student to learn what goes into the graphic design components of curriculum production for a leading music education nonprofit. This will be approximately 10-12 hours per week position with a flexible schedule. This position is unpaid but travel reimbursement is available and the experience will be extremely valuable! We would be willing to working with your college for course credit as well. Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Updating the core curriculum print materials
  • Creating lesson plans and song charts based on an existing template
  • Making custom web graphics
  • Miscellaneous graphics including newsletters, flyers, and event programs
  • Improving the design aesthetics of our training PowerPoints
  • Using WordPress to update the song chart library

Required Skills:

  • Proficient in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe Indesign
  • Knowledge of music (reading and playing it) greatly encouraged

Supervision Structure
Reports to Curriculum Design Specialist  

To apply please email your resume and cover letter to teddy@littlekidsrock.org with the position name as the subject.  

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. Little Kids Rock does 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