Under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus and
Executive Producer Diane Borger, the American Repertory Theater aims to expand
the boundaries of theater and engage thousands of theatergoers at more than 300
performances and events each season. The A.R.T. is also dedicated to providing
high-quality arts education and community programming in the Greater Boston
area. As the A.R.T.'s community engagement programs expand, the theater is
looking to augment its Education and Engagement staff with a Community
The Marketing and Communications department is responsible for
building the organizational brand and implementing strategies that result in
more than $5MM in annual ticket revenue.
Reporting to the Education and Engagement Director, the Community Engagement
Fellow is a core member of the team and a key stakeholder in supporting the
strategies and solutions surrounding artistic, community, and education
programs. This position will assist the Education and Engagement Director in
the development and administration of enrichment activities (both on- and
off-site), community group visits to the A.R.T., and partnerships with local
nonprofit organizations and schools. The Community Engagement Fellow will also
work closely with the Marketing and Artistic Departments to facilitate audience
engagement and assessment strategies throughout the season.
· Researches, develops,
and reaches out to community groups and organizations about A.R.T. programming and
potential partnerships via email, phone, and in-person meetings.
· Provides first point
of contact and builds relationships within the community.
· Administers A.R.T.
Community Engagement partnerships with local nonprofit organizations in the
Greater Boston Area; includes managing partner database, managing group visits
to the theater by partner organizations, composing bi-monthly newsletters, and
occasionally traveling to partner organizations for on-site programming and
· Collaborate with the
Education and Engagement Director to form relationships with community leaders
and develop, refine, and enrich community-based programs.
· Assist in audience
diversification, equity & inclusion, and access initiatives.
· Maintain a department
calendar of institutional enrichment activities and events.
· Create and distribute
surveys and managing audience assessment and evaluation data.
are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity,
sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.
degree or equivalent professional experience, with a strong background in the
arts and/or community engagement in a nonprofit organization.
candidates will also have experience working in community organizing and/or
outreach, and a strong connection to or understanding of Greater Boston
communities. The candidate selected must also have excellent written and verbal
communication skills, as well as excellent customer service and people skills.
Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite required; working knowledge of
Tessitura, graphic design, and web design, a plus. Some nights and weekend
hours expected. The candidate must also be able to think creatively, be
comfortable with flexible work schedules, take initiative to develop new ideas,
and be ready to work with a diverse range of constituencies of all ages. Most
of all, a love for the arts and a great sense of humor is appreciated.