The Boch Center is one of the nation’s leading nonprofit
performing arts institutions and a guardian of Boston’s historic Wang and
Shubert Theatres. Through numerous education and community outreach
initiatives, collaborations, and partnerships, the Boch Center strives to
inspire and ignite greater appreciation for art, culture, and creativity. An
award-winning ten-day festival, ArtWeek is a signature community initiative of
the Boch Center that expanded statewide in Spring 2018.
The ArtWeek Associate will provide support in the general
management of the festival which culminates from May 1 – May 10, 2020. This
individual will report to the ArtWeek Manager as part of a seasonal ArtWeek
staff team (including paid staff, interns, consultants, and volunteers), and
work closely with the Marketing and Development teams, as well as the Chief Strategic
Officer/ArtWeek Lead Champion and the ArtWeek Community Engagement Manager. The
ArtWeek Associate is an entrepreneurial, detail oriented self-starter, a team
player, and a strong communicator.
Festival Management Support
- Works as
part of a team of paid staff and partner network to successfully achieve
ArtWeek objectives: increase public engagement, broader statewide
representations, growing the diverse portfolio of quality event offerings,
and event visibility.
- Helps with the
event application review and approval process, event coaching, calendar
and website updates, and other festival roll-out details.
genre and geographic cluster event lists for press and partners utilizing
Microsoft Power BI queries.
- Develops and
maintains positive working relationships with ArtWeek team, internal
departments, and external constituencies.
- Works with
ArtWeek Manager, ArtWeek Community Engagement Manager, and team on website
and other communications vehicles (e-toolkits, blog posts, e-newsletters,
etc.); coordinates communications with event hosts and partners as needed.
data collection, statistical reporting, and stewardship documentation with
ArtWeek team after festival conclusion.
closely with internal and external ArtWeek-related constituents, mostly
via email and phone communications.
- Ensures that
all festival responsibilities are implemented in a timely and accurate
- Supports the
benefit fulfillment of event, collaborator, sponsor, and partner relationships.
- Represents the
Boch Center/ArtWeek at external events while promoting brand awareness of
the organization’s role as the festival steward as needed.
The ideal candidate has excellent organizational skills, is a good
editor, is familiar with event management skills and comfortable trouble-shooting
with a wide variety of event hosts and partners; has strong project management
skills; is comfortable with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook as well as
various online platforms like Dropbox, etc. Does not get flustered working
under tight deadlines and is very process-oriented, yet flexible. This is a
seasonal full-time job/5-month position from January 6 – May 29, 2020.
How To Apply:
To apply send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Apply ASAP, rolling until position is filled.
November 28, 2019
About this Organization:
The Boch Center is one of the nation’s leading nonprofit performing arts institutions and a guardian of the historic Wang and Shubert Theatres. As New England’s largest cultural venue, the Boch Center is home to theater, classical and popular music, dance, comedy, opera, Broadway musicals, family entertainment, and more.
Located in Boston’s historic Theater District, the Boch Center also offers a diverse mix of educational and community outreach initiatives, including the City Spotlights Leadership Program and ArtWeek; collaborates with artists and local nonprofit arts organizations; preserves historic venues; and acts as a champion for Greater Boston’s arts and cultural community.