Reporting to the Director of Marketing & Communications as well as the Director of Artistic Programs, this position will manage the institution's expanding editorial and dramaturgical initiatives while working with theater leadership to develop and articulate a forward-thinking strategy for development and documentation. Responsibilities include:
As Editor, coordinate the publishing process of A.R.T. materials from conception through completion. Manage the drafting, editing, and publication of content by A.R.T. employees, students, and external contractors. Content includes magazine, production programs, access materials, online materials, and external publications.
Oversee the drafting and editing of executive and institutional statements including presentations, speeches, publications, prize submissions, and developmental appeals.
In collaboration with the Director of Artistic Programs, manage the theater's expanding dramaturgical initiatives including discussion series, collaborations with partners at Harvard and beyond, and special projects.
Manage A.R.T.'s script submission system, overseeing the evaluation of and response to script submissions from individual writers and literary agents.
Collaborate with the Marketing & Communications staff in the development of a forward-thinking online content delivery platform and strategy.
Represent the A.R.T. at arts industry convenings and related conferences.
Mentor graduate dramaturgy students in the A.R.T.'s Institute for Advanced Theater Training, and support undergraduate students working on A.R.T. projects.
Successful candidates will exhibit excellent writing, verbal, and presentation skills, and be able to provide a portfolio of professionally published writing upon request.
Salary Grade: 056
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
Candidates MUST meet the following basic qualifications in order to be considered for this role:
Bachelor's degree required; Two years of college-level teaching, and two years of professional editorial, journalistic, or dramaturgical experience required. Professional proficiency in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Microsoft Office Suite required.
Master's degree in arts or English preferred.Excellent attention to details and accuracy. Self-starter with an ability to problem-solve efficiently and effectively. Excellent written and verbal skills. Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced office. Interest or experience in the arts is highly desirable. Ability to work some evenings and weekends required. Team player with a sense of humor.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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