Interested in working with the Arts Council of Fort Worth? Check out our opportunities below:

Arts Council Executive Assistant

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversees all day-to-day operations of the program, including scheduling, information dissemination, outreach, and technical assistance provision
  • Displays excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Demonstrates strong detail orientation
  • Possesses the ability to effectively multitask under pressure in a fast-paced, customer-focused environment
  • Demonstrates discernment in working with individuals and organizations
  • Solicits customer feedback to improve service
  • Meets commitments and deadlines
  • Adapts to change in the work environment and manages competing demands
  • Includes appropriate people in the decision-making process and makes timely decisions
  • Prioritizes and plans work activities and uses time efficiently
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public
  • Ability to calculate figures and work with matrix systems to determine grant awards
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
  • Provides technical and developmental assistance to non-profit arts organizations
  • Develops and revises grants guidelines annually as needed
  • Manages the panel process, including the selection and orientation of panelists, scheduling and conducting panel meetings
  • Conducts grant award follow-up, including grant notification, program monitoring, and auditing, and contract compliance
  • Serves as liaison to arts organizations on behalf of the Arts Council of Fort Worth
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent, from accredited college or university with major coursework in arts management, art history, humanities or closely related field.
  • A minimum of five years in arts administration or related field.
  • Knowledge of MS Office software and scheduling and booking software experience preferred.

To apply, email resume to Rachel Ireland, Finance and Human Resources Manager, at Rachel@artscouncilfw.org.