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Operations Coordinator - Fall 2018 / Winter 2019

Casey Droege Cultural Productions (CDCP) is an artist-run/woman-owned business dedicated to building the Pittsburgh arts community by offering accessible, quality art experiences that connect the local and the global, encourage the growth of a local arts economy, and build a diverse arts audience. We support creative entrepreneurs and businesses through commercial ventures, public programming, and consulting services.

Position Description:

The CDCP Operations Coordinator will oversee operations and assist with coordination of all the organizations’ various projects. The position is 10-20 hours, preferably three days per week, and may require some weekends or evenings. This position will provide support in our day to day operations, lead contracted workers, and help with resource management.  The ideal candidate should have a strong attention to detail, understand systems and processes, able to develop innovative approaches and experience in a leadership or management role. Some contemporary art knowledge is also preferred.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

General Operations:

  • Manage budget in coordination with the organization’s leadership and staff.

  • Lead the implementation of programmatic strategies.

  • Oversee internal financial controls and reporting.

  • Complete program evaluation and prepare grant reporting to submit to funding agencies.

  • Ensure timely processing of payments, billings, collection of program revenue, and accurate budget tracking.

  • Work with the ED and Bookkeeper, ensure that restricted funds from grants/foundations are properly tracked and used solely for intended purposes.

Staff Management and Training:

  • Develop a CDCP Operational Manual for all employees, independent contractors, and volunteers.

  • Create and oversee the implementation of a comprehensive staff training program to educate employees regarding all HR policies and procedures.

  • Oversee the implementation of an ongoing program to train staff in communication tools such as file sharing, asana, etc.

  • Train key staff in operating procedures and on-board new employees in office procedure and protocol.

  • Supervise the organization’s part-time contracted workers, volunteers and interns

  • Manage payroll administration.


  • Work with Leadership on the day to day management of all facilities (offices and store) to ensure a clean, safe and welcoming environment for employees and visitors.

  • Work with Leadership to determine the organization’s needs for expanded and future office and studio space.

Hours of work:

  • 10-20 hours per week with regular office hours, a majority on site, depending on organizational needs. The ED/AD will approve a schedule. Occasional evenings and weekends, as needed.

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Exhibits knowledge of CDCP’s identity, programs, mission, and goals.

  • Demonstrates strong writing and editing skills.

  • Communicates clearly and effectively.

  • Possesses strong organizational skills.

  • Is DETAIL oriented.

  • Exhibits excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Exhibits proficiency in Quickbooks, Microsoft Office Suite, Google Drive, Squarespace

  • Preferred experience in Adobe Suite and Mailchimp

  • Demonstrates strong leadership skills.

  • Is capable of thinking creatively and analytically.

  • Manages time efficiently.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of company’s direct competitors.

  • Works well with a variety of different individuals.

  • Possesses solid problem-solving skills.

  • Flexible to last-minute changes

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, work across multiple projects, and meet deadlines.

  • Experience with project management, creating and managing budgets, income generation and event production

To Apply: Please send cover letter and resume with references to johanna@caseydroege.com by Nov 30th EOD. 

Keyword: International Grant

"A small investment in big thinking"

We are so happy to announce that we were awarded a Keyword: International grant. The Keyword: International grant is a collaborative initiative between the Kelly Strayhorn theatre and the Carnegie Museum of Art. It aims to creatively define Pittsburgh as an international city at this moment in time and support its local art activators- organizations both large and small, curators, and programmers, alike. Twenty $1,500 micro-grants have been awarded to support creative research that explores the meaning of “international” in terms of audience and mission, vision or aspiration. 

With this grant, CDCP will be taking a trip to Mexico City to conduct research on the local arts scene and find other similar arts activating programs. 



CDCP is seeking an Attendant for Small Mall starting September 5th, 2018 and running through November 30th with the potential to renew and grow. The position is 5-10 hours a week with some evening and Sunday hours required, with a starting rate of $10/hr.  We are looking for candidates who will help to create a warm and welcoming art space and store. Some contemporary art knowledge is appreciated along with an interest and involvement with community engagement. Additionally, excellent time management and communication skills are necessary, and the ability to work independently.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: 

  • Supporting events and programming in the space.
  • Learn basic biographical information about the artists and their work. 
  • Day to day administrative tasks as assigned 
  • Operate the cash register and provide accurate change to cash-paying customers
  • Show customers the locations of items they are looking for and suggest complementary items when appropriate
  • Greet customers when they walk through the door and ask if they need assistance
  • Staying attuned to visitor experience and creating a welcoming environment; actively engaging with visitors to answer questions and provide additional information about CDCP or the work in the space.
  • Pay attention to shoppers on the floor and notify management of any possible shoplifting activity
  • Restock shelves when needed to ensure optimum availability of products
  • Ensure the space is ready to receive visitors, with basic cleanup and organization.

Knowledge and Skills Required: 

  • Strong interpersonal skills. You will interact with both the public and artists on a regular basis, and should feel very comfortable talking with people. 
  • Hard-working, responsible, punctual, flexible to last-minute changes, disciplined and self-motivated, able to take direction and learn new skills.
  • Demonstrated accuracy and strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to move and lift artworks up to 40 lbs.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Extremely self-motivated and responsible
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

To apply:

Please submit a one-page letter of interest and resume with the subject line "Small Mall Position" via email to johanna@caseydroege.com The application deadline is August 17th, 20178 and interviews will take place by August 24th. No phone calls. No late submissions.