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The HowlRound Associate Producer works directly with the HowlRound Creative Producer and the rest of the team to provide producing support to HowlRound's programs. The Associate Producer supports the HowlRound Journal, HowlRound TV, the National Playwright Residency Program, and in-person convenings. They report to the HowlRound Producer.
The HowlRound Associate Producer is a key member of the HowlRound Theatre Commons team, with responsibilities that touch almost every aspect of the organization. Their main responsibility is to provide producing support for all of HowlRound's programs, particularly the Journal, HowlRound TV, the National Playwright Residency Program, in-person convenings, and the Advisory Council. In conversation with the Producer and the rest of the staff, the Associate Producer helps shape the trajectory of our work and the organization itself.
We are looking for a driven, detail-oriented collaborator who is able to hold and execute multiple high-priority projects at a time. The Associate Producer should have some experience in the arts, the non-profit sector, and/or event production, but they should also be curious and willing to learn on their feet. As a values-driven organization, we are looking for someone whose personal values are in line with HowlRound's, and who is passionate about advancing those values in the theatre field.
Your Key Responsibilities:
Support the HowlRound journal through managing communications with contributors to the HowlRound platform including creating and coding contracts, tracking calendar deadlines for articles and author payment status, and editing as needed
Support the management of the National Playwright Residency Program
Support producing convenings and in person events and provide continued support after the gatherings
Your Other Responsibilities:
Support HowlRound TV through livestreaming and outreach
Serve as primary liaison with the HowlRound Theatre Commons Advisory Council
Project manage special initiatives as they arise in partnership with the HowlRound team
Other duties as assigned
Your Skills and Experience:
Working knowledge of and/or deep appreciation for the transformative power of theatre and performance
Demonstrated alignment with HowlRound's core values
Strong writing and communication skills
The ability to multitask and work as part of a collaborative team in a fast paced environment
Must be organized, detail oriented, computer proficient, and adaptable
Experience producing theatre, conferences, and/or other live events
1-2 years in the arts or not-for-profit sector
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required
Nice to have:
Experience copy editing to a style guide and providing content direction
Working knowledge and understanding of HowlRound's place in the theatre landscape
Knowledge of and passion for commons-based approaches
Project management experience
Experience working one on one with artists to achieve their vision
Usual Office Conditions
Requires long periods of mental concentration
Requires the ability to effectively communicate in person and through communication media
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Emerson College is the nation’s premier private college dedicated exclusively to majors in communication and the arts in a liberal arts context. It is located in the theater district in the dynamic multi-cultural city of Boston in close proximity to major arts institutions, media outlets, and research centers. The College enrolls 3,783 undergraduate students and 641 graduate students from 71 countries and 48 states. Emerson College is committed to an active, intentional, and ongoing engagement with diversity – in its people, in the curriculum, and in the College’s intellectual, social, cultural and geographical communities. Our inclusive excellence framework recognizes that institutional excellence comes from fully engaging with diversity in all aspects of institutional activities. Members of historically under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.