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The Boch Center is one of the nation’s leading nonprofit performing arts institutions and a guardian of Boston’s historic Wang and Shubert Theatres. Through numerous education and community outreach initiatives, collaborations, and partnerships, the Boch Center strives to inspire and ignite greater appreciation for art, culture and creativity.
The Graphic Designer helps to develop and execute the overall visual design strategy for the Boch Center and manages design, printing, photography and videography activities. This individual reports to the Director of Marketing and Communications.
The ideal candidate is a highly organized, deadline-oriented and skilled graphic designer with branding know-how in producing successful customer-focused communications for patrons and prospects. This is an opportunity to join a dynamic, hard-working team with the shared goal of increasing the organization’s visibility, audience development and nonprofit initiatives. Candidates must have excellent visual design skills, be technically savvy and possess an excellent command of print and digital process, with attention to detail and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
- Design and create all institutional collateral and maintain the Boch Center brand across ads, emails, flyers, posters, postcards, signage, invitations, fundraising appeals, newsletters, etc.
- Manage creative for shows at the Wang Theatre and Shubert Theatre across all venue assets, including website, email, marquee, social media and more.
- Maintain deadlines, procure necessary support files, design assets and follow circulation and approval process (both internal and external) for all print and digital ads for upcoming shows.
- Submit ads to media outlets in a timely fashion.
- Develop and maintain relationships with printers and print brokers in order to ensure the highest quality and best prices.
- Manage quote and negotiation process with printers and brokers for all institutional print projects.
- Keep team informed of project timelines, deadlines and progress.
- Take photographs and film education events, receptions and other events as directed.
- Maintain and adhere to production calendar of all creative due dates.
- Work with Development, Education, ArtWeek and Executive teams to meet all institutional branding and collateral needs.
- Position requires a Bachelor’s degree in graphic or Web design or equivalent and a minimum of 1-3 years of related experience.
- Candidate should have a strong artistic ability and design expertise with elements such as color, composition and branding; clean typography skills with an understanding of design hierarchy; and the ability to design clean, neat, consistent branded material across all forms of media. A customer-focused approach to Web and print design is critical.
- Candidate must be able to successfully handle multiple priorities in high stress situations and be able to work well independently and with a team. Strong communication skills and the ability to verbally and visually present ideas are critical.
- Proficient in all Adobe Creative Suite Products (After Effects, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Premiere) and a PC/Windows operating system.
- Experience creating and editing audio and video files for Web use.
- Expert knowledge of print and Web design/production and the commercial printing process.
- Photography and video experience is a plus.
- Presence will be required at occasional evening and weekend meetings and events.
HOW TO APPLY:
- Cover letter
Please send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible. The Boch Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and seeks diversity in its workforce.
An award-winning ten-day festival, ArtWeek is a signature community initiative of the Boch Center that is expanding statewide in Spring 2018. Produced by the Boch Center and presented by the Highland Street Foundation, we also recently announced that the Mass Cultural Council and Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism have joined ArtWeek as Lead Champions (click here for the release). The ArtWeek Fellow will play a critical role in the expanded festival which culminates April 27 – May 6, 2018. This individual will report to the ArtWeek Manager, ArtWeek Ass’t Manager, and Chief Strategic Officer; work with event hosts and community partners; and be focused on the website, social media, and other festival information/communication tasks. The ArtWeek Fellow is a detail oriented self-starter, a team player, a strong communicator, and has excellent technology skills including Word Press.
The ideal candidate is comfortable with multitasking as well as basic website/word press responsibilities; is a good proof reader with attention to details; and enjoys working with a wide variety of people and teams. This is a seasonal full-time job/5-month FTE starting in January 2018 and ending at the end of May/mid-June 2018 (actual start/end dates to be negotiated).
SALARY: $11/Hour (minimum wage) for approx. 20-22 weeks/35 hours per week
- Work as part of the ArtWeek team to successfully achieve ArtWeek objectives: statewide expansion, increased public engagement and event volume, improved partner & collaborator support, and creating an outstanding digital presence.
- Focuses on creating web pages for hundreds of approved ArtWeek events, updating online toolkits, tracking reach and impressions, helping to create press lists, etc.
- Helps with content creation and delivery of marketing/advertising/press materials and collateral.
- Helps with website changes and content, social media messaging, and communications support (press, e-blasts, e-newsletters, etc.) working with the ArtWeek team and Marketing Department.
- Works with various groups including volunteer advisors, collaborators, ambassadors, funding partners, business associations, and other networks and groups.
- Strong Word Press and other digital communication skills (could include: social media, graphic design, photography, etc.)
- Exceptional attention to detail and a commitment to excellence; enjoys streamlining processes, is meticulous, and enjoys creating and implementing systems.
- Some special event experience and a proven track record of success.
- A passion for and interest in the arts, music, and/or creative economy.
- An entrepreneurial and creative thinker and doer with strong verbal and written communications skills.
- A proven ability to meet multiple deadlines and balance numerous projects while multitasking.
- An ability to thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment while balancing strategic objectives with tactical details.
Resumes and cover letters should be e-mailed directly to email@example.com.
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The Boch Center is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer