Boch Center

270 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02116

Date Posted:
October 29, 2019

Eastern Massachusetts



ArtWeek Associate



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.
  • Generates 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.
  • Coordinates data collection, statistical reporting, and stewardship documentation with ArtWeek team after festival conclusion.


  • Works 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 manner.
  • 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
Apply ASAP, rolling until position is filled. 
Apply by:
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.