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Contact Writers in the Schools (WITS)
: Houston
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The Program Coordinator reports to the Executive Director.

The position is full-time (37.5 hours/week).

For more information and application instructions, visit witshouston.org.

Please submit resume, cover letter and three references to Patricia Garcia at program@witshouston.org

Duties include:

Providing administrative support for a dynamic nonprofit organization in Houston, Texas, with a creative staff of writers and administrators
Serving as the primary point of contact between the public, WITS writers, and WITS staff
Providing Salesforce database management support, tracking schools, donors, readings, and events
Managing the logistics of all WITS events, including orientations, trainings, readings, workshops, and meetings
Managing the logistics for WITS Performance events, including Meta-Four poetry slams and workshops
Leading logistic support and database management for Creative Writing Camp and the WITS gala
Performing internal communications, answering phones, directing calls and correspondence, managing calendars, and greeting and assisting visitors
Maintaining WITS databases
Accounting duties, including recording and depositing incoming funds, assisting with billing, and tracking time sheets
Supporting WITS writers with classroom resources, the WITS library, and through assistance with time sheets and payroll
Overseeing office maintenance, including organization, security, phones, supplies, refreshments, software, and technology
Providing additional administrative support, as needed
The Program Coordinator will check in with the Executive Director and Associate Director daily and report on activities and project status to the E.D. on a weekly basis. The Program Coordinator will also update the program team with pertinent program news on a regular basis.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree
Ability to manage multiple projects
Excellent written and oral communication skills and attention to detail
Strong organizational skills
2+ years of database and website management experience
Proficiency in Spanish preferred
Compensation and Benefits:

Salary commensurate with experience
Health, Life, Dental, and Disability insurance
403(b) Retirement Plan
Professional Development
Paid vacation and personal time off
Creative, inspiring, and supportive work environment
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