Program Manager

The Processing Foundation

Los Angeles, CA


The Processing Foundation is hiring a part-time Program Manager!

The Processing Foundation’s mission is to promote software literacy within the visual arts, and visual literacy within technology-related fields — and to make these fields accessible to diverse communities. The Program Manager will play a key role in our developing foundation by managing fundraising efforts, program activities, and financial administration. We have the basis for each of these in place, and seek someone that can oversee and develop them further. The Program Manager will work closely with the Board of Directors, the Director of Advocacy, and other collaborators. We are an organization that values learning, and aim to create opportunities for this within the position.



The Program Manager’s responsibilities will include:

Fundraising (50%)

  • Managing the Community Membership donation program
  • Researching, planning, and writing grants
  • Building a donor base

General program management (25%)

  • Leading the administration for Google Summer of Code
  • Collaborating with the Director of Advocacy for editorial and writing tasks
  • Managing the website

Financial administration (20%)

  • Oversight, making payments, working on the annual 990 form

Social media (5%)

  • Medium, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube



This is a half-time salaried position for an average of 20 hours per week, salary based on experience. The position does not include benefits. It is a one year contract position with a possibility to extend. Our team has members based in New York, Boston, Los Angeles, and Berlin, and we work together online, and in person when we can. The Program Manager will work primarily remotely, and can be based anywhere, though there is a preference for candidates based in Los Angeles or NYC.



The ideal candidate has strong program management and communication skills, and a commitment to promoting diversity and access in arts and technology fields. Preferred two or more years experience in project management and/or non-profit administration, with some experience working in the art and/or tech fields.



Job call link:

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume including contact information for two references to [email protected] with subject: “Program Manager application” by February 12.

The Processing Foundation provides equal employment opportunities to all without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, ability, or genetics. Candidates from groups generally underrepresented in the arts or tech fields are especially encouraged to apply.

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