Hiring: Programs Coordinator

About the role:

The Programs Coordinator supports Magnum Foundation’s Photography and Social Justice Program, Photography Expanded symposia, experimental laboratories, as well as other events and initiatives. Candidates for this position should demonstrate excellent communication and writing skills as well as a desire to collaborate with a small and passionate team. The position requires experience in event production and promotion, people management, and logistics coordination. As an integral member of our small team, the Programs Coordinator is curious about new models of storytelling at the intersection of photography and social justice and has a strong commitment to the values and mission of the Magnum Foundation

  • Fulltime, benefits, exempt
    (possibility of part-time or flexible schedule)

  • Position includes work on occasional evenings and weekends

  • Reports to the Director of Programs



Photography and Social Justice Program

  • Coordinate all aspects of the program’s application process and grantee selection 

  • Manage grantee contracts, acceptance letters, oversee the disbursement of grant funds

  • Source, manage and organize all program related digital assets

  • Oversee the production, delivery, and archiving of grantee’s final projects

  • Oversee and track program’s expenses in coordination with the Director of Programs

  • Oversee the program’s month-long NYC residency including excursions and fellow needs

  • Coordinate travel and assist grantees in obtaining visas

  • Serve as primary administrative liaison with CUNY, the program’s lead partner

  • Write comprehensive narrative reports about the program for program funders 

  • Manage usage and storage for PSJ photographic and printing equipment

  • Manage readings and resources on Photography and Social Justice

  • Manage program partnerships and assist in developing new relationships 

  • Manage assistants and program contractors

  • Manage alumni communication and alumni network

  • Manage program evaluation and program metrics

  • Provide regular program progress updates to the Director of Programs

Events Coordination 

  • Oversee the coordination and production of events across the organization

  • Be primary point person for events across programs

  • Manage relationships with key partners

  • Arrange logistics including space rentals, AV, catering, invite and rsvp lists, and printed materials

  • Maintain events calendar

  • Attend and manage all events


Programs and Development Support 

  • Provide support across all program areas when needed

  • Support the Photography Expanded symposia, experimental labs and other projects

  • Contribute to all program related public communications

  • Contribute to grant reporting and other fundraising activities


To Apply:

Please send resume and cover letters to jobs@magnumfoundation.org with subject heading “Programs Coordinator Position.”

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until Oct 25, 2019.

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