POSITION

Temporary Seasonal House Program Coordinator (American Songbook and Great Performers)

DEPARTMENT

Programming

OVERVIEW

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (LCPA) serves three primary roles: it is the world’s leading presenter of superb artistic programming, is a national leader in arts education and community relations, and functions as the manager of the Lincoln Center campus.

Lincoln Center’s American Songbook is dedicated to keeping the canon of popular American song up to date by spotlighting artists that expand the form with new interpretations and genres while celebrating its roots. Showcasing great songwriting—and the enduring power of the lyric—the series highlights the unique ability of the human voice to convey natural emotion and express a universal and personal story. Increasingly multicultural in scope and representative of the expansive fabric of our culture, Lincoln Center’s American Songbook continues to highlight American song that transcends language, culture, genre, and age.

For over five decades, Great Performers has presented the world’s most celebrated orchestras, conductors, and soloists at Lincoln Center. For the 2018/2019 season, an exquisite showcase of awe-inspiring artists performing beloved works from the classical canon will be presented.

The Temporary Seasonal House Program Coordinator will work in conjunction with the Senior Editor.


Dates of Assignment: January 14, 2019 – March 8, 2019


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

• Gather and prepare program materials, including artist biographies, rosters, photos
• Assist with editing programs and circulating proofs on a tight publication schedule
• Correspond with artist managers
• Research song lists and songwriting credits
• Assist with proofreading programs and factchecking
• Additional duties as needed

QUALIFICATIONS
• 1-3 years of experience in a writing and editing focused role
• Excellent organizational and prioritization abilities with a keen attention to detail
• Ability to work and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment and adaptable to change
• Strong writing and editing skills
• Ability to juggle multiple tasks and keep track of multiple projects
• Interest in the performing arts, writing, and journalism; interest in music, musical theater, and multi-genre performance strongly preferred
• Strong facility with Microsoft Word and Excel
• Some editorial experience preferred


SUBMISSION PROCEDURE

Please submit a resume and cover letter (with salary requirements and outlining your interest in Lincoln Center) to the [email protected] inbox. Submissions without cover letters will not be reviewed.

Please list: Temporary Seasonal House Program Coordinator (American Songbook and Great Performers) in the subject line.

Internal Candidates should contact a member of the Human Resources Department directly.
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory work environment, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. LCPA is committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion, respect and integrity, customer focus, and innovation.