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Kid Pan Alley

Program Administrator 

Kid Pan Alley (KPA), a unique non-profit arts organization that provides in-school and online group creative songwriting workshops for children, seeks a highly motivated, self-directed, Program Administrator to join our team, starting at 25-30 hours per week (with opportunity for more hours in fall). –  and with opportunities for professional development and advancement.


The Program Administrator’s primary role will be booking and managing Kid Pan Alley songwriting residency programs in schools. This includes handling everything from the initial outreach/communications with schools, to scheduling residencies, sending contracts, and managing logistics. They will also perform some additional administrative responsibilities that support the day-to-day operations of the organization. Most work will be done remotely, with some in-person work at the Washington, VA office (when public health circumstances permit).  Responsibilities include:


• Scheduling and organizing residency programs in schools

• Maintaining contact lists and relationships with school administrators (Past & Present)

• Research, develop, & build new relationships with school administrators (cold calling/emailing)

• Handling day-to-day communications with schools and KPA teachers

• Write, edit, send/receive contracts & proposals for school residency programs

• Communication with donors

• General administration as needed

Job Qualifications: 

• 3+ years experience in or working with educational institutions, school administration, or nonprofit arts organizations

• Strong relationships with local educators & school administrators

• Experience with Consumer Relationship Management (CRM) software (Salesforce) is preferred

• Proactive self-starter with excellent organizational and communications skills, both verbal and written

• Experience with Apple computers (Mac OS), Dropbox, Google Docs/Drive, as well as Microsoft Office

• An interest in music or the arts is highly preferred

To Apply

Send a resume and cover letter outlining your skills and interest to  We look forward to hearing from you!  Salary commensurate with experience plus bonus opportunities.

About Kid Pan Alley

Founded 22 years ago, KPA provides hands-on group songwriting workshops for children of all ages: inspiring creativity, building confidence, and fostering community. Our professional teaching artists help students give voice to their own stories and listen to each other as they work together to turn their ideas into song lyrics and melodies. To date, we’ve written over 2,800 songs with 70,000 children across the country, from Virginia to Hawaii. KPA songs have been performed by major recording artists and we’ve won numerous awards – including two Parents’ Choice Gold Awards, a WAMMIE, and a Grammy nomination. You can learn more about us at

KPA is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type. We afford equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or veteran status.