Princeton, NJ, United States
Aug 10, 2021
Nov 23, 2021
The Lewis Center for the Arts is seeking an arts writer to join a fast-paced Communications Office that provides promotional support for the courses, programs and events presented by the Center's Programs in Creative Writing, Dance, Music Theater, Theater, Visual Arts, including Film and Video, and the Princeton Atelier.
Applicants should submit a recent sample of journalistic writing of no more than one page along with their resume and cover letter.
This position is for the fall semester (Sept.-Dec. 2021) with potential for renewal for the spring semester (Jan.-May 2022) and subsequent academic year.
The part-time Arts Writer is responsible for drafting a variety of communications materials including press releases/media advisories, feature articles, social media, e-newsletter content, web content, playbills, event information, and promotional copy, along with copyediting and conducting internet and other research to gather content for these materials. Average of 10 hours per week with slightly more time required in some weeks and less in other weeks depending on tasks. Work schedule is flexible, hours generally falling within the regular workday. However, once oriented, the arts writer may be able to work independently off-site adhering to assignment deadlines.
A minimum of one year of professional writing
Excellent journalistic and promotional writing and copyediting skills in a range of communication genres include news, features, social media, and web
Have a working knowledge of the performing, literary and/or visual arts
Ability to meet deadlines and to work independently
Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
Detail oriented with attention to accuracy
Ability to work as a collaborative team player able to adapt to meet shifting demands and priorities
Experience with Microsoft Office
Self-motivated, reliable, and creative
Be advised that you will be contacted only if there is further interest in your application. Your candidate dashboard may not display status updates for this requisition.
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW
Standard Weekly Hours0.00
Work Schedule, If Other Than Standard HoursPart-time, 10 hours/week flexible.
Eligible for OvertimeYes
Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)No
Comments Related to End DatePosition is for the academic year. Potentially renewable for future years.
Physical Capacity Exam RequiredReview
Valid Driver\u2019s License RequiredNo
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