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A Blade of Grass

Content, Communications, and Production Manager at A Blade of Grass
Due Nov 15 2019

Content, Communications, and Production Manager

A Blade of Grass believes in the power of socially engaged art and artists to participate meaningfully in creating a more equitable and compassionate future. We create web and print media, documentary films, research, and inclusive events about socially engaged art; advocate for artists working in everyday life; and provide direct financial support to artists working to enact social change.

A key goal of our work is to create and sustain audiences for socially engaged art, so the impact of this work spreads beyond direct participants. To support this goal, we are seeking a Content, Communications, and Production Manager who wants to make socially engaged art visible by actively shaping our web and print content, social media platforms, and public programs.

This is a full-time position with health benefits and a 401(k). Salary range $50-65K. To apply, please send a cover letter and CV to info@abladeofgrass.org.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate is a creative and flexible writer/producer that has significant experience working with socially engaged artists, and sees real creative potential in turning our website content, social media channels, PR strategy, and programs into vibrant curatorial platforms for seeing and experiencing socially engaged art. We’re particularly focused on a minimum of 5 years of work experience focused on developing these skills and assets:

Communications, PR, and/or social media savvy

The production of public or educational programs

Acting as an intermediary, institutional support, or collaborator to socially engaged art projects or residencies

Direct experience with storytelling and narrative

Ambitious ideas about how “curating” socially engaged art is a very different proposition than curating an exhibition that you’d like to develop and implement

Excellent writing and editing skills

Community organizing or community engagement experience

Primary Responsibilities

Partner with PR Firm, Director of Programs and Executive Director to create a communications and content plan that effectively tells and distributes great stories about socially engaged art

Partner with Director of Programs and Executive Director to shape a nascent public programming initiative called “A Blade of Grass Presents” that collaborates with artists to produce or represent aspects of socially engaged projects

Create and curate web content so that it speaks to a variety of engaged audiences, including artists, activists, advocates, civic workers

Manage the production of public programs, including our biannual day-long symposia, film screenings, and special programs that present artists projects

Participate in the editing of A Blade of Grass Magazine

Maintain ABOG social media channels, write and circulate press releases

A Blade of Grass is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or veteran status, or any other applicable characteristics.