Open Positions at Literary Arts
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Part-time Marketing Assistant/Graphic Designer: Literary Arts is looking for a part-time assistant to support our marketing and communication initiatives. A successful candidate will have knowledge of marketing trends and tactics and be able to demonstrate graphic design skills. Tasks will include producing and managing assets for marketing campaigns, including content for Literary Arts’ website, email communication, social media, and blog. Click here for more information and how to apply. Applications are due by Friday, June 2.
There are no open full-time positions at this time.
Writing Class Instructors: Literary Arts is happy to hear from experienced teachers interested in offering multi-week or one-day writing classes for adults at our downtown literary center.Please note: The schedule for Fall 2017 and Winter 2018 writing classes is mostly complete. There are some remaining classes to be scheduled for Spring 2018. Visit this page for more information about teaching for us.
Wordstock Workshop Instructors: Literary Arts is happy to hear from experienced teachers interested in offering workshops for adults at Wordstock on November 11, 2017. Visit this page for more information about teaching at Wordstock.
Writers in the Schools (WITS) Writers: WITS hires published professional writers to teach creative writing to high school students. This is a part-time contractor position. WITS provides an orientation prior to placement, and provides ongoing professional development. As part of our commitment to build a roster of teaching artists that reflects the rich diversity of Multnomah County’s schools, we seek applicants from all of our diverse communities. Applications to teach for WITS are due June 15, 2017 for school year 2017-2018. Visit this page for more information about applying.
Writers in the Schools Apprentice: WITS is offering paid apprenticeship opportunities 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 are accepted on a rolling basis. Visit this page for more information about applying.
Development & Marketing Internship (Summer 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click here to learn more information about the Development & Marketing Internship.
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’ Associate Manager of Programs, Mel Wells, at email@example.com.
Click here for more information about the WITS internships.
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!