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Eyebeam Art + Technology Center is looking for a part time (3 days/week) Communications Director to start March 11.
Eyebeam Art + Technology Center is the nation's leading center for art and technology, offering artists and creative technologists paid residencies in its Chelsea facility, in addition to a wide range of public programs.
We are looking for a creative self-starter who can work closely with our staff and artists to tell the Eyebeam story. The candidate should be able to engage with audiences through both traditional and social media. Great writing skills, a good design sense, an ability to think strategically, and a collaborative approach are essential. A minimum two years experience in PR or Journalism is required.
Other criteria include:
•Excellent writing skills
•Ability to work directly with artists to craft press releases and PR about their projects •Fluency with social media
•Ability to interpret and improve online metrics
•Ability to work under tight time constraints
•Availability to respond to email/social media/phone inquiries outside of regular office hours
•Proven ability to cultivate and maintain press relationships in traditional and new media •A strong understanding of the contemporary media art field
•Experience writing about art and technology clearly and persuasively
•Willingness to research work of current artists and appropriate technologies as needed •Eagerness to join Eyebeam’s creative team in facilitating the most exciting work in the field!
If interested, please email a cover letter, resume and press release writing sample to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Start Date: March 11