Boch Center

270 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02116

Date Posted:
October 25, 2018

Eastern Massachusetts



ArtWeek Associate


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. An award-winning ten-day festival, ArtWeek is a signature community initiative of the Boch Center that expanded statewide in Spring 2018.

The ArtWeek Associate will provide support in the general management of the festival which culminates from April 26 – May 5, 2019. This individual will report to the ArtWeek Manager as part of a seasonal ArtWeek staff team (including paid staff, interns, consultants, and volunteers) as well as the ArtWeek Community Engagement Manager, and work closely with the Marketing and Development teams as well as the Chief Strategic Officer/ArtWeek Lead Champion. The ArtWeek Associate is an entrepreneurial, detail oriented self-starter, a team player, and a strong communicator.

The ideal candidate has excellent organizational skills, is a good editor, is familiar with event management skills and comfortable trouble-shooting with a wide variety of event hosts and partners; is also familiar with marketing and promotional campaigns (print, radio, television, digital, outdoor); is comfortable with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook as well as various social media platforms, etc. Does not get flustered working under tight deadlines and is very organized. This is a seasonal full-time job/5-month position starting on January 7 – May 31, 2019.


Festival Management Support

  • Works as part of a team of paid and volunteer staff to successfully achieve ArtWeek objectives: increased public engagement, statewide expansion, growing the diverse portfolio of quality event offerings, and event visibility.
  • Helps with the event application review and approval process, event coaching, calendar and website updates, and other festival roll-out details.
  • Works on genre and geographic cluster event lists for press and partners.
  • Develops and maintains positive working relationships with team, internal departments, and external constituencies.
  • Works with ArtWeek Manager, ArtWeek Community Engagement Manager and team on website, social media, and other communications vehicles (e-blasts, e-newsletters, etc.); manages communications with event hosts and partners as needed.
  • Coordinates data collection, statistical reporting, and stewardship documentation with ArtWeek team after festival conclusion.


  • Works closely with internal and external ArtWeek-related constituents.
  • Ensures that all festival responsibilities are implemented in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Supports the benefit fulfillment of event, collaborator, sponsor, and partner relationships.
  • Represents the Boch Center/ArtWeek at external events while promoting brand awareness of the organization’s role as the festival steward as needed.
How To Apply:
Please email resume and cover letter to Kelly Artamonov, Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until position is filled. 
Apply by:
December 01, 2018
About this Organization:

The Boch Center is one of the nation’s leading nonprofit performing arts institutions and a guardian of the historic Wang and Shubert Theatres. As New England’s largest cultural venue, the Boch Center is home to theater, classical and popular music, dance, comedy, opera, Broadway musicals, family entertainment, and more.

Located in Boston’s historic Theater District, the Boch Center also offers a diverse mix of educational and community outreach initiatives, including the City Spotlights Leadership Program and ArtWeek; collaborates with artists and local nonprofit arts organizations; preserves historic venues; and acts as a champion for Greater Boston’s arts and cultural community.