North Carolina Folk Festival Seeks Communications and Development Associate

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The North Carolina Folk Festival (NCFF) seeks a Communications & Development Associate to join their team in 2023. The full-time support staff role will be responsible for operational support for communications and marketing projects, as well as operational support for donor relations activities.

The Communications & Development Associate will work collaboratively with NCFF staff and external partners to ensure that projects meet their quality standards and that deadlines are met in a fast-paced, exciting environment with a growth mindset. Qualified candidates will be organized, enjoy managing different workflows, and have an eye for detail.

The North Carolina Folk Festival is a 501c3 non profit organization dedicated to the presentation of music, dance, crafts, and other arts representing cultural traditions from across America and the world through its flagship annual event each September in downtown Greensboro, NC. The North Carolina Folk Festival, co-produced by the City of Greensboro, is one of the fastest-growing destination events in the Southeast. Additional information is available at

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Arts Management, Business, Marketing, Advertising, Communications, or a related field required, or 1-3 years of related experience and/or training working in communications, marketing, advertising, project management, nonprofit management, or development and donor relations.

Compensation & Benefits: The North Carolina Folk Festival is an equal opportunity employer. All positions are at-will. The Communications & Development Associate is a full-time, salaried role. Salary Range: $32,000 to $35,000, depending on experience. Benefits: Health, Dental, 403b, paid time off.

To apply: Submit a resume and a cover letter or description of relevant work experience via email to [email protected]. Please direct any questions about the role or the organization to [email protected]. Please be advised, your email may not receive a response. This position will remain open until filled.

Learn more on the North Carolina Folk Festival website.

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