The Fenway Alliance is Hiring!

Position Opening: Assistant Director

Organization: The Fenway Alliance

Organization Description: About Us

Location of Employment:  Boston, Massachusetts

Type:Full Time

Job Description:  The Assistant Director works proactively in an entrepreneurial and visionary environment in a wide-ranging capacity all serving a meaningful public and member-driven mission in this fast-paced organization. The Fenway Alliance is a small organization working within and managing a much larger umbrella that encompasses leaders of the institutional membership who serve on its board of directors, community organizations, consultants and volunteers.


  • planning, programming, marketing, and executing Opening Our Doors (OOD)—FA’s hallmark cultural event in October encompassing some 65 activities in 17 indoor & outdoor venues, and managing the larger OOD Committee to achieve a spectacular event
  • office management and administrative assistance to the Director, including assistance with financial record-keeping/tracking (+note organization has a bookkeeper that ED works closely with), and all other record keeping, applications and forms
  • assisting in management of an intern at discretion of the ED
  • serving the institutional members of the organization at the Director’s request
  • assisting in the planning and execution of all additional events, including but not limited to the TEDxFenway, Fenway Porchfest, Leader2Leader Seminar Series, FACES annual fundraiser in coordination w the Director
  • acting as ambassador for the FA membership and community at-large
  • researching and preparing first drafts of grants
  • web site management and assistance with social media. The Assistant Director reports to the Executive Director, and communicates/interacts with the Board of Directors at the discretion and the direction of the ED.  

Given the scope of work involved and the wealth of opportunities provided through this role, we require a minimal one-year commitment, of course, longer tenure appreciated with a standard 90 day probationary period upon acceptance of position.


Bachelor’s degree required. Minimum of one year of previous full time professional work experience required.  Excellent organizational, written, oral, and technical communication skills required. Competent graphic design skills required. Proficiency with Micro Soft Office Suite, including PowerPoint and Excel; and competence with Word Press and Adobe Design Suite required; excellent design skills, a plus.  Ability to navigate with sophistication, grace and nuance various levels of social, political and cultural environments required.  Event planning and execution experience required. Grant development and submission experience required.  Experience with social media required.  Successful candidate is a kind, entrepreneurial, emotionally intelligent self-starter who enjoys working proactively and independently in small organizations. Having a sense of humor is a definite plus! 


Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Excellent health/retirement package.  Salary range provided via request. 

How to Apply:

Submit cover letter and resume to Executive Director, Kelly Brilliant via email at