Open Positions at Literary Arts
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Executive & Office Assistant: Literary Arts seeks an efficient, well-organized individual to assist the Executive Director on a full-time basis. This entry-level position plays a key role in the daily operations of an established and dynamic literary nonprofit, including admin support, board relations, and project coordination, as well as writing, editing, and proofreading. The application period is now closed.
PART-TIME POSITIONS: None available at this time.
Writing Workshop Instructors: Literary Arts is happy to hear from experienced teachers interested in offering multi-week or one-day writing workshops for adults at our downtown literary center. Visit this page for more information about teaching for us.
Writers in the Schools (WITS) Apprentice: WITS is now offering a paid apprenticeship opportunity for writers of color. Self-identified writers of color who do not currently have the experience necessary to be a lead teacher with Writers in the Schools and would like to gain that experience, please consider applying to our apprentice program. Applications for spring are due December 30, 2016. Visit this page for more information about applying.
Development & Marketing Internship (Spring 2017): We’re seeking an intern to assist the Development & Marketing department with administrative support. This is a great opportunity to gain experience in many aspects of nonprofit arts administration, particularly in event planning and documentation. Internships are three months long, with a time commitment of 8-10 hours per weeks. The internship will take place at Literary Arts’ downtown office. To apply, submit a cover letter and resume by email to Literary Arts’ Donor Relations Assistant at email@example.com.
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Writers in the Schools (WITS) Internship, ongoing: The WITS Interns assist the Director of Youth Programs and the Program Coordinator with administrative support. Internships are ongoing, and usually align with semesters (e.g. fall, winter, spring/summer). To apply, submit a cover letter and resume by email to Literary Arts’ Program Coordinator, Mel Wells, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Oregon Book Awards Internship: Literary Arts seeks an Oregon Book Awards & Fellowships intern for the four months leading up to the Oregon Book Awards ceremony. This internship offers a great way to gain experience working for a community-based literary non-profit. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Click here for more information about this internship.
Event Internships for @Literary Arts events: Literary Arts seeks two interns to assist at @Literary Arts events at our downtown center. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Internships are four months, from January – April, 2017. Click here for more information about this internship.
Wordstock: Portland Book Festival: Thank you for your interest in volunteering! The book festival would not be possible without a strong community of volunteers. Click here to learn more about volunteering at Wordstock and to fill out the volunteer interest form.
College Essay Mentoring Project: Through our Youth Programs, we are seeking volunteer mentors to help students write and edit their college and scholarship application essays in October. Click here to learn more about being a volunteer mentor and to download the application form. Thank you!