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BOA Editions, Ltd.

Director of Publicity & Production

Salaried position, 25 hours per week

BOA Editions, Ltd. is seeking a self-motivated, dynamic team player to join our small staff as its Director of Publicity & Production.  Reporting to BOA’s Publisher this person will manage all aspects of PR and book production in order to amplify BOA’s public presence while fostering successful publicity campaigns for all BOA books and authors, carry out PR campaigns for organizational news and events, and minimize the cost of producing books and promotional materials.

Publicity responsibilities include shaping and implementing all book publicity efforts by: cultivating solid relationships with authors and reviewers; constructing a unique publicity plan for each title; creating sales kits for each new season; handling all review and seasonal catalog mailings; coordinating/pitching author events for new titles (book tours, readings, festivals); fielding review and desk copy requests; maintaining and growing all promotional mailing lists (reviewer, catalog, academic, etc.).  Managing all organizational PR, including event promotion, fundraising and publicity; writing and distributing of press releases for awards, BOA news, campaigns, etc. 

Production responsibilities include preparing specs and seeking printing quotes for new titles, reprints, and galleys; proofing all cover designs and manuscripts before final printing; monitoring warehouse inventory; maintaining the visual arts library; helping to coordinate BOA’s annual AWP (Association of Writers and Writers Programs) Conference participation; coordinating the design and production of all printed materials for events, fundraising, etc.; managing BOA publication contests; organizing contest submissions for volunteer readers; and managing internship program requirements.

Qualifications: the ideal candidate will demonstrate:
* Related college degree or relevant experience
* Excellent verbal and interpersonal skills
* A creative, innovative and resourceful approach to publicity
* Ability to write clearly, concisely and compellingly
* Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, etc.)
* Experience with Adobe InDesign a plus
* Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
* Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively
* Problem solving, prioritizing, and multi-tasking skills 
* Superior time management abilities
* Positive personal energy and enthusiasm
* Strong connection to BOA’s mission (see below)
* A commitment to a spirit of teamwork and open communication 

We embrace and encourage our employees’ differences in age, color, disability, ethnicity, family 
or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental 
ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran  status, and other characteristics that make our employees unique.

BOA Editions, Ltd., a not-for-profit publisher of poetry and other literary works, fosters readership and appreciation of contemporary literature. By identifying, cultivating, and publishing both new and established poets and selecting authors of unique literary talent, BOA brings high quality literature to the public. Support for this effort comes from the sale of its publications, grant funding, and private donations.          www.boaeditions.org

Send resume and cover letter to Jack Langerak, BOA Board Chair, 12 Granite Drive, Penfield, NY 14526 or e-mail to [email protected]   Application deadline: Friday, October 7, 2016.  


BOA Editions, Ltd.

Director of Development & Operations

Salaried position, 35 hours per week

BOA Editions, Ltd. is seeking a self-motivated, dynamic team player to join our small staff as its Director of Development & Operations.  This person reports to BOA’s Publisher and will be responsible for fund raising, grant writing, and the financial management of our independent, not-for-profit, literary press. 

Operations responsibilities include: creating and managing the annual BOA budget; sourcing all vendors and suppliers and ensuring adherence to business contracts; maintaining all BOA’s business accounts, relationships, and files; bookkeeping including – payables, receivables, donations, permissions, and invoicing; coordination of yearly audit and tax returns; payments of author royalties twice yearly; tracking and analyzing monthly book sales; fulfilling orders taken by the BOA Bookstore; coordinating BOA’s presence at the annual AWP (Association of Writers and Writers Programs) Conference; managing the book donations program; maintaining BOA’s office – order and purchase office supplies and equipment, coordinating repairs and paying monthly office rental fee; and booking and coordinating all travel for staff.  

Development responsibilities include: submitting all annual grant applications as well as additional proposals that may become available; managing all aspects of grants received; maintaining active and qualified registrations with the Cultural Data Project, Grants Gateway, Grants. Gov., and SAM (System for Award Management); researching other public and private funding possibilities; designing, implementing and managing fundraising activities including an Annual Campaign and other fundraising events; maintaining a comprehensive donor database; planning, implementing and managing other special events; providing the Publisher with updates and monthly reports on financials, sales, etc.; disseminating monthly board meeting materials and other timely information to the board.

Qualifications: the ideal candidate will demonstrate:
* Related college degree or relevant experience
* Excellent verbal and interpersonal skills
* Ability to write clearly, concisely and compellingly
* Quickbooks knowledge and experience
* Understanding of not-for-profit organizations and grant-writing
* Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, etc.)
* Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
* Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively
* Superior time management abilities
* Positive personal energy and enthusiasm 
* A positive response to BOA’s mission (see below)
* A commitment to a spirit of teamwork, open communication and collaboration

We embrace and encourage our employees’ differences in age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other characteristics that make our employees unique.

BOA Editions, Ltd., a not-for-profit publisher of poetry and other literary works, fosters readership and appreciation of contemporary literature. By identifying, cultivating, and publishing both new and established poets and selecting authors of unique literary talent, BOA brings high quality literature to the public. Support for this effort comes from the sale of its publications, grant funding, and private donations.  www.boaeditions.org

Send resume and cover letter to Jack Langerak, BOA Board Chair, 12 Granite Drive, Penfield, NY 14526 or e-mail to [email protected]   Application deadline: Friday, October 7, 2016.  


Borinquen Dance Theatre

Dance Instructors Needed:  Borinquen Dance Theatre is looking for part-time dance instructors for our "expanded learning" after school program with the Rochester City School District and charter schools. Instructors should have experience in various dance styles, including jazz, contemporary, hip hop, ballet, Caribbean and tap. The program averages four afternoons per week for two hours per session, throughout the school year. BDT will pay for required fingerprinting/background checks. The program targets urban middle school and high school students. For 35 years BDT has been providing dance instruction and self-development opportunities to high risk youth, enabling them to develop the discipline and confidence to graduate and make positive life choices. Contact Glynis Valenti at [email protected] for more information or to submit a resume. 


International Art Acquisitions

Position Title: Gallery Director/Art  Sales Consultant
International Art Acquisitions is a Contemporary Gallery located in Rochester New York. We are seeking a hands on experienced Gallery Director/Art Sales Consultant to manage sales of existing collectors, galleries and corporations while building and seeking relationships with new clientele.
Successful candidate will demonstrate gracious and fluid operations of client services both within the gallery and on site with the client while assisting them with appropriate art selections. Should be personable, enterprising, articulate, able to multi-task with efficiency and poise with a well-developed ability to prioritize. Qualified candidate will have the ability to speak fluently regarding art, art concepts and art placement with in any type of an interior. Strong writing, verbal, marketing, organizational skills and a professional manner are required.
Requirements
• BFA or MFA
• 2 years Gallery or auction house experience, plus 2 years work experience in a related field
• Proven record in sales and client development
• Strong writing, verbal, people and time management and organizational skills
• MAC platform, Filemaker Pro, Photoshop, Wordpress
• Developed experience with all Social Media protocol
• Flexible schedule
• Comfortable with and physically capable of light art handling, installation and shipping
Responsibilities
Operating a client oriented art gallery with the duties that accompany the position.
Located
International Art Acquisitions
3300 Monroe Avenue
Rochester, New York 14618
To Apply
Email cover letter and resume to [email protected] or
Telephone the gallery at 585.264.1440


Volunteer Opportunities

Arts & Cultural Council for Greater Rochester
Volunteers and those seeking unpaid interships are welcome to contact us.

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Arts & Cultural Council for Greater Rochester
31 Prince Street
Rochester, NY 14607
(585) 473-4000

The programs and services of the Arts & Cultural Council for Greater Rochester are made possible in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

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