Job Overview The Communications Manager is responsible for managing and executing every part of Now + There’s digital and print marketing from conceptualization to implementation and, as necessary, oversees contract labor to make sure N+T’s brand is consistent in voice and look across all media and platforms. The Communications Manager develops and executes an annual communications plan with the goal of stimulating a deeper understanding and appreciation of N+T Signature Projects, Accelerator Projects, and supplemental programming by amplifying artists’ voices, demystifying contemporary art practices, and engaging audiences in conversations about the role of public art in sparking a more vibrant and equitable future. Ultimately, as part of a collective organizational effort, the Communications Manager ensures N+T is always inclusive, responsive, and proactive in the messaging of public art commissions to co-create diverse audiences and build toward more openness in Boston.
The Communications Manager reports to the Executive Director and works closely with the Curatorial Department (Curator and Community Partnership Manager). They do not have supervisory responsibilities to begin.
Hours and Location This is a part-time, 30-hour/week position with paid time off. There is an opportunity to transition to full-time after 6 months. (Currently, team members may work remotely and we anticipate a staggered return to the office in the summer.)
Job Mission Embody the personality of the organization — bold, open, and sharp — while bringing their unique sensibilities to all aspects of the position to develop and implement messaging strategies that effectively broadcast the work of Now + There in a consistent and approachable public voice across all media and platforms. inviting all Bostonians, regardless of race, economic status, or understanding of public art to embrace contemporary, temporary public art facilitating N+T’s vision to create an open public art city.
Key Behaviors The Communications Manager practices above all else sharp, consistent, honest, empathetic, and open communication. They are collaborative and flexible in developing project messaging and enjoy helping contemporary artists translate their work for a wider public audience. They likewise assist N+T board and staff in communicating our goals to multiple audiences, including the general public, program partners, and funders. They are organized, a self-starter, and not afraid to steer themselves and others around them to accomplish challenging goals under tight deadlines. They are sociable and enjoy conversing with others, learning new points of view, and amplifying voices or practices that may not yet be mainstream. They are up for any challenge, brave of heart and mind, and committed to upholding N+T’s equity and justice values at every turn.
7+ years progressive experience in communications and marketing roles OR Bachelor's Degree and 4+ years professional experience in a communications or marketing role.
Compensation Compensation is commensurate with experience ($40,000) and will be discussed with applicants who are invited to interview. Now + There is committed to offering health care for all employees by mid-2021 but at this time, benefits are not available.
Now + There is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. Now + There is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on the needs of the organization, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, family or parental status, or any other status protected by federal or local law. Now + There will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. We encourage applicants of all ages.
Job Overview The Communications Manager is responsible for managing and executing every part of Now + There’s digital and print marketing from conceptualization to implementation and, as necessary, oversees contract labor to make sure N+T…
Qualified applicants should send a cover letter and resume by April 14. Resumes without cover letters will not be considered. All candidates are encouraged to take this optional and anonymous diversity survey which allows us to track our goal of attracting at least 35% candidates of color before we begin candidate conversations.
Qualified applicants should send a cover letter and resume by April 14. Resumes without cover letters will not be considered. All candidates are encouraged to take this optional…