Programs Director – This application is closed
Full-time exempt position: 30-35 hours weekly performed in-office, with availability for attendance at some evening and weekend programming.
Salary range from approximately $52,000–$57,000 annually, based on WCCW internal payscale. Generous personal and vacation time allotments. Health Insurance stipend.
This position will develop and oversee a variety of programming, curatorial, and editorial projects within Women’s Center for Creative Work. This position is considered executive leadership, so in addition to the responsibilities articulated below, the Programs Director will have a significant role in planning and visioning as it relates to the larger picture of the organization, and operates as a representative of WCCW at internal and external programs, meetings, and events.
• Thoughtfully develop quarterly themes for all programming with a clear, unified, curatorial vision, that takes place at Women’s Center for Creative Work during three month periods (three “quarters” annually).
• Curate urgent, intersectional feminist, arts/creative, social justice-oriented, and community based programming inline with the quarterly theme
• Manage an open call for programming each quarter, developing programs curated through this call.
• Work in deep relationship with programmers to develop content, plan for, and execute programs.
• Oversee and manage support staff including interns, event staffers, and contracted photographers and video producers.
• Continue to research and develop ways to bring programming to various digital platforms.
• Create and manage timelines and budgets for the production of programming at WCCW.
• Work with the Executive Director to select artists in residence (3 annually), including preemptive research, studio visits, etc…
• Work with Executive Director to develop timelines for project description, programming, etc…around artist in residence.
• Work with the Artist in Residence to develop and organize programming in line with their projects/exhibitions.
• Develop artistic projects for off-site invitations (public art projects, outside exhibitions, programming partnerships, etc..)
• Collaborate with team members working on Co-Conspirator Press to develop content for publication, being especially mindful of potential ways to deepen conversations happening within programming through publishing.
• Collaborate with Director of Communications and Marketing to develop language and materials for programming and curatorial projects.
• Work with Social Media Manager to develop promotional language and material about projects and programs
• Review and edit digital and print materials around programming and curatorial projects.
The ideal candidate has at least three to five years of professional programming and/or curatorial experience including event planning and production, ideally within a creative field. They have a dedicated commitment to anti-oppressive and intersectional feminist/womanist work, and have produced work that is in alignment with WCCW’s core values. They have deep connections to local creative communities and to Los Angeles. They have experience overseeing the work of other staff, production timelines, and budgets. They have excellent written and verbal communication skills, and are comfortable with various digital tools including google docs/drive, CRM platforms, and project management tools.
Bilingual is a plus! Ideally in one of the top few languages spoken in LA County including: Spanish, Tagalog, Chinese, Korean, Armenian, and Japanese.
Applications due by 11:59pm on November 22, 2019
We are currently looking for some more people to help us staff WCCW Programming! Staffers are WCCW representatives during events– they help event facilitators open the space, set up, check people in, tell people about WCCW, and set the tone for the space as per our core values. If you are interested in staffing programs at WCCW please fill out the form below, and if it seems like a good fit we will email you to schedule an interview.
The WCCW Design Fellowship Program is for emerging graphic designers who will bring different working methodologies which speak to the changing nature of design, focusing on larger, complex, multi-part projects that include graphic design’s traditional output like booklets and social media, but that also go further to think about the holistic idea of design as an integral part of an organization. Click here for more information on how to apply. (Posted June 1, 2018)
This call closed at 11:59pm on July 23, 2018
Selection Process Schedule (may be subject to change):
August 1-31, 2018: Application review
September 5-19, 2018: Interviews
September 21:, 2018: Final Decision Made by Committee, fellow notified
October 1: Fellowship Start Date
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions