Arts and Cultural Affairs Commissioner, City of Boston

The City of Boston seeks an Arts and Cultural Affairs Commissioner, reporting directly to the Mayor. For the first time in twenty years, the Commissioner will be a Cabinet-level position.

Deadline: May 9. Salary is $110,000-127,000.

Associate/Senior Associate, Slover Linett Audience Research

We are currently seeking candidates for an Associate/Senior Associate position based in Chicago. The Associate/Senior Associate is responsible for leading research and consulting projects across all parts of our work. We are open to hiring at either the Associate or Senior Associate level, depending on the candidate’s experience. The position will report to a Vice President based in Chicago. The Associate/Senior Associate will direct qualitative and quantitative audience research projects and work closely with the Vice Presidents and Partners to design and execute planning and/or facilitation processes. Our studies are sometimes part of a larger, multi-mode research effort designed to inform strategic change in an organization and sometimes part of a single-mode, ongoing program to track audience trends and changes over time. Projects are generally staffed with an Associate/Senior Associate and a Research Analyst, with the Vice Presidents and Partners involved in proportion to the needs of the project.

No deadline.

Research Analyst, Western States Arts Federation (WESTAF)

The Western States Arts Federation (WESTAF), a nonprofit arts organization with regional and national programs located in Denver, Colorado, seeks a Research Analyst with a specialization in quantitative research methods and an interest in arts and culture. The Research Analyst at WESTAF reports to the Senior Associate Director, and is responsible for collaborating on the development of the Creative Vitality Suite™. The CV Suite™ is a research and technology project that provides high-level data on the economic impact of art and cultural activities. The Research Analyst will be part of a larger research and policy team that includes specialists in public administration, arts administration, data visualization, data design, data curation, and social science research.

No deadline.

Research Manager, AMS Planning & Research

AMS Planning & Research Corp., a leading national consulting practice serving the arts and entertainment industry, is seeking a qualified professional for full-time employment as a Research Manager in our Southport, Connecticut office. Responsibilities include: primary and secondary industry and consumer research, writing, reporting and presentations. Minimum five years of relevant experience; arts and cultural employment is a benefit, B.A. required, advanced degree in market research, business or arts administration is desirable. The position has opportunity for growth in responsibility and breadth. Send resume and compensation history to No phone calls please.

No deadline. This opportunity was sent to us by email, but if they update their website with the listing we’ll post the link.

Multiple positions, GiveWell

GiveWell started as a group of finance professionals trying to do as much good as possible with their personal donations. Since 2007, it has been a full-time independent research group. We publish our charity recommendations, research, and the full details of our analysis publicly at We’re actively hiring because we are capacity constrained. Filling any of the roles below would make a substantial difference to our research.

No deadline.

Program Associate, Effective Philanthropy Group, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

The Effective Philanthropy Group is a hybrid team that works both internally within the Foundation and externally in the field to support effective philanthropic practice. There are five pillars to our work that span from primarily internally focused to primarily externally focused. These five pillars are Strategy, Evaluation, Organizational Learning, Organizational Effectiveness, and Philanthropy Grantmaking. While the title for this position reflects the overall group, this Program Associate’s specific role will be to provide administrative and project-related support to both the Program Officer for Philanthropy Grantmaking and the Strategy and Organizational Effectiveness Officer. The Program Associate will report to the Program Officer for Philanthropy Grantmaking.

Deadline: April 24.

Director of Advisory Services, Nonprofit Finance Fund

The Advisory Services department of the Nonprofit Finance Fund (NFF) is seeking a full-time Director of Advisory Services in their San Francisco office. The Director will work with national leadership to identify specific market needs, in San Francisco and across California, develop and maintain funder relationships, originate new client relationships, and advance consulting products and services to respond to the continually evolving needs of nonprofit organizations and funders. The Director will oversee delivery of NFF’s full range of consulting services in the Bay area to ensure quality, timely execution, and customer satisfaction.

No deadline.