ASSISTANT PRODUCER, Office of the Arts-Council for the Arts at MIT (CAMIT)/MIT Center for Art, Science, and Technology (CAST), to provide project support, logistical planning, and event assistance for CAMIT, CAST, and associated arts initiatives throughout the Institute. CAMIT responsibilities include assisting the director with planning and logistics for its annual meeting (e.g., registration, accounting tracking, staffing, preparing printed materials, transportation, etc.); assisting the director with managing the grants program; working with the communications team on advertising, dissemination, and reporting; compiling grant applications and assigning reviewers; creating and managing interview schedules; managing AV and catering; assisting with the management of tickets for classes institutional memberships program; and general office support. CAST duties will include providing support to the producers for visiting artist residencies, including travel, logistics management and account tracking; assisting communications team with web pages, publicity, and print materials; and assisting with CAST Symposium and McDermott Residency (e.g., coordinating travel, arranging accommodations for speakers, managing registrations, logistics, account tracking, liaising with MIT Conference Services, organizing on-site registration, preparing printed materials, catering, A/V, etc.). Will also perform other duties as requested.
REQUIRED: in-depth knowledge of visual arts, music, theater, or related field; at least three years' experience in arts programming and events management; excellent production and time management skills; excellent oral, written, and visual communication skills; initiative; flexibility; thorough knowledge of Apple computing environment and related software; and familiarity with or willingness to learn WordPress, MailChimp, Google Docs, SlideRoom, Adobe Creative Suite, and Keynote. Must be able to work well under pressure; manage projects across multiple departments, disciplines, and personnel; work independently and as part of a team; prioritize tasks; and work in an environment with interruptions. Occasional evening and weekend work will be required. Job #14677-5
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