New Music USA is seeking an exceptional Communications Director who will join our organization during an exciting phase of our development. This year we are delivering a new strategic plan and furthering our implementation of new artist development programs. We will also begin celebrating the 10th anniversary of the merger between Meet the Composer and American Music Center, which established New Music USA. The Communications Director will play an active role in these transformative activities, helping New Music USA to tell its story, build its profile, and extend its impact as a treasured national resource for the whole new music community.
About Us: New Music USA supports the sounds of tomorrow by nurturing the creation, performance, and enjoyment of new music for adventurous listeners in the US and beyond. We empower and connect US-based music makers, organizations, and audiences by providing funding through our Grants; fostering new connections through our programs; and deepening knowledge through our online magazine, NewMusicBox, and our work as an advocate for the field. New Music USA works in collaboration with the music community in response to evolving needs and to amplify the diverse voices of music creators. We envision a thriving and equitable ecosystem for new music throughout the United States.
The Communications Director will develop and implement a comprehensive and imaginative communications strategy for New Music USA, promoting key messages and activities to advance the organization’s mission and strategic goals.
This new post will introduce and lead an integrated approach to New Music USA’s communications, working with our development, grantmaking, and editorial staff to strengthen external and internal communications. This includes clear strategies for the development of our website, social media communications, brand consistency, and marketing of funding opportunities and events. Digital communications will be key, including the development of our online magazine and collaboration with our community to regularly share information that supports, informs and advocates for the creators and organizations we are here to help.
This postholder will also contribute to New Music USA’s success by working closely with our Development Director on our annual campaign, publications, events, and board liaison.
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New Music USA is seeking an exceptional Communications Director who will join our organization during an exciting phase of our development. This year we are delivering a new strategic plan and furthering our implementation of new artist…
New Music USA is offering a competitive salary for a non-profit organization of our size ($70-$80k) and a generous benefits package, including 100 percent employer-paid health insurance, dental insurance, paid vacation, and sick leave.
New Music USA is offering a competitive salary for a non-profit organization of our size ($70-$80k) and a generous benefits package, including 100 percent employer-paid health…
New Music USA has embarked on a new strategic plan with equity, diversity, and inclusion as an overarching strategic priority. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or age. We strongly encourage applications from BIPOC candidates.
Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter explaining your interest and suitability for this role to Ricky Tyler – firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line: Communications Director Application. Please also include details of 3 references (we will not contact references before asking your permission to do so). The deadline for applications is Wednesday, May 5th at 5 p.m. Eastern. We will review applications as we receive them. We will not consider applications without a cover letter.