ArtWeek Fellow

ArtWeek Fellow
January 29, 2018
  • Full Time
  • Boston

Website Boch Center

ARTWEEK FELLOW

DESCRIPTION:

www.artweekma.org

An award-winning ten-day festival, ArtWeek is a signature community initiative of the Boch Center that is expanding statewide in Spring 2018. Produced by the Boch Center and presented by the Highland Street Foundation, we also recently announced that the Mass Cultural Council and Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism have joined ArtWeek as Lead Champions (click here for the release).  The ArtWeek Fellow will play a critical role in the expanded festival which culminates April 27 – May 6, 2018. This individual will report to the ArtWeek Manager, ArtWeek Ass’t Manager, and Chief Strategic Officer; work with event hosts and community partners; and be focused on the website, social media, and other festival information/communication tasks. The ArtWeek Fellow is a detail oriented self-starter, a team player, a strong communicator, and has excellent technology skills including Word Press.

The ideal candidate is comfortable with multitasking as well as basic website/word press responsibilities; is a good proof reader with attention to details; and enjoys working with a wide variety of people and teams. This is a seasonal full-time job/5-month FTE starting in January 2018 and ending at the end of May/mid-June 2018 (actual start/end dates to be negotiated).

SALARY: $11/Hour (minimum wage) for approx. 20-22 weeks/35 hours per week

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Festival Support

Work as part of the ArtWeek team to successfully achieve ArtWeek objectives: statewide expansion, increased public engagement and event volume, improved partner & collaborator support, and creating an outstanding digital presence.
Focuses on creating web pages for hundreds of approved ArtWeek events, updating online toolkits, tracking reach and impressions, helping to create press lists, etc.
Helps with content creation and delivery of marketing/advertising/press materials and collateral.
Helps with website changes and content, social media messaging, and communications support (press, e-blasts, e-newsletters, etc.) working with the ArtWeek team and Marketing Department.
Works with various groups including volunteer advisors, collaborators, ambassadors, funding partners, business associations, and other networks and groups.
IDEAL QUALIFICATIONS:

Strong Word Press and other digital communication skills (could include: social media, graphic design, photography, etc.)
Exceptional attention to detail and a commitment to excellence; enjoys streamlining processes, is meticulous, and enjoys creating and implementing systems.
Some special event experience and a proven track record of success.
A passion for and interest in the arts, music, and/or creative economy.
An entrepreneurial and creative thinker and doer with strong verbal and written communications skills.
A proven ability to meet multiple deadlines and balance numerous projects while multitasking.
An ability to thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment while balancing strategic objectives with tactical details.
Resumes and cover letters should be e-mailed directly to artweek@bochcenter.org.

To apply for this job please visit the following URL: http://www.bochcenter.org/about-us/job-opportunities →