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Training Associate

Create Forward is seeking a skilled, creative, and resourceful Training Associate to join our small but mighty team. This position is ideal for someone who brings intention, flexibility, and compassion to their practice as a trainer.

Create Forward is a social impact firm harnessing the power of the arts and design to deliver experiences that advance equity and justice. Our impressive client portfolio includes major cultural institutions, foundations, universities, and a national humanities network. Trainings are a major service area in our portfolio and we’re expanding our training team to meet the growing demand for our services.

Responsibilities Include:

·      Facilitate Create Forward’s signature training programs on racial equity, and inclusive organizational practice.

·      Design customized trainings reflecting client goals and develop curriculum that meets their specific needs.

·      Participate in strategic promotional opportunities to pitch our services to new networks and audiences.

·      Collaborate on the development and delivery of new training programs.

The Ideal Candidate:

·      A minimum of 3 years experience facilitating trainings and workshops in a range of settings from organizations to public events;

·      A strong articulate understanding of racial equity and racial justice frameworks with deep historical analysis to support it.

·      A commitment to aligning your values with your facilitation practice.

·      Clear, direct, and accessible verbal communication skills and the ability to provide clear directions;

·      Possesses a commitment to racial justice and social equity;

·      Creative problem solving; able to see every challenge as an opportunity to be creative and find new possibilities for change;

·      Adaptive and able to pivot when necessary to meet trainees where they are;

·      Must be collaborative; able to co-create and co-facilitate with a team;

·      Open-minded and willing to engage with people of different backgrounds and ideological perspectives;

·      An approach to facilitation that is fun and creative;

·      A background in the arts is a plus.

Training Associates work on a per contract basis. This role is ideal for freedom seeking freelancers and independent workers.  You can expect between 5-10 training contracts per year depending on availability. Formerly incarcerated and people with a criminal record are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please send your cover letter and resume to nandhi@create-forward.com. No phone calls, please. Deadline to apply is March 31, 2018. 

 

Project Administrator

Create Forward is seeking a skilled, creative, and resourceful Project Administrator to join our small but mighty team to support our project management work. This position is ideal for someone who brings a commitment to social justice and community engagement to their work.

Create Forward is a social impact firm harnessing the power of the arts and design to deliver experiences that advance equity and justice. Our impressive client portfolio includes major cultural institutions, foundations, universities, and a national humanities network. Project management contracts are a major service area in our portfolio and we’re expanding our team to meet the growing demand for our services. The kinds of project management contracts we accept include planning major conferences and training institutes, managing the design of a new space, and designing city wide community engagement initiatives.

Responsibilities Include:

·      Manage timelines and project deliverables.

·      Coordinate vendor requests and deliveries.

·      Serve as a liaison between clients and contractors.

·      Manage project budgets and track expenses.

·      Maintain a calendar of deliveries, installations, and meetings.

·      Provide regular written progress reports.

·      Meet with clients to review project goals, deliverables, and timelines.

The Idea Candidate:

·      Strong written and verbal communication skills;

·      Experience working with contractors;

·      Resourceful creative problem solver who can respond quickly when challenges emerge;

·      Ability to think strategically identifying key priorities and when to adjust to account for changes;

·      Efficient and proactive about completing project tasks;

·      Self-motivated and able to work independently;

·      Strong research skills;

·      Must know Excel and Powerpoint

·      Experience using the project management tool Asana is a plus.

The Project Administrator works on a per contract basis. This role is ideal for freedom seeking freelancers and independent workers. Formerly incarcerated and people with a criminal record are strongly encouraged to apply. Deadline to apply March 31st. Please send your cover letter and resume to nandhi@create-forward.com. No phone calls, please.