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explorASIAN Festival Coordinator Position The Festival Coordinator (FC) position is a part-time position that involves managing the administrative and operational tasks of VAHMS and explorASIAN Festival. The FC is the sole employee of VAHMS and reports directly to the President of the Board. Averaging 20 hours per week with extended hours leading up to and during the explorASIAN Festival. Salary: $25,000, 1 year contract with the potential to renew


– Managing all VAHMS accounts (ie: email, mailing lists, press lists, partner lists)
– Attending weekly executive committee meetings and monthly board meetings
– Managing relationships with VAHMS’ community partners and sponsors
– Reviewing contracts for services
– Supporting resource development through grant writing
– Producing timelines and budgets for all festival operations
– Helping prepare festival promotional materials and communications
– Working with the Programming Committee to produce VAHMS’s in-house festival events
– Booking speakers, performers and subcontractors
– Recruiting and onboarding new volunteers
– Inviting VIPs to the attend festival events
– Supporting the Marketing and Communications Committee with communications, social media and the website
– Working with participating media partners to promote the explorASIAN Festival


– Experience in non-profit arts administration
– Exceptional interpersonal communication skills
– Experience with event planning and on-site project coordination
– Experience using Google Suite, including word processing and spreadsheets
– High-level strategic thinking and planning
– Solid organizational abilities, including planning, delegating, program development and task facilitation
– Financial management skills and grant writing experience
– Excellent judgment and creative problem-solving skills, including negotiation and conflict resolution
– Energetic, flexible, collaborative and proactive
– Passion for intercultural community building, social justice and anti-racism


Please send a cover letter and resume to


$25,000 Annual Salary

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