Interim Programming Publications Editor

New York
Jan 16, 2014
Feb 15, 2014
Human Resources
Start date: March 24, 2014
End date: August 29, 2014

JOB DESCRIPTION: This interim position has two primary responsibilities: ensuring that the house programs (Playbill) for Great Performers, Mostly Mozart, and American Songbook and brochures for Great Performers, Mostly Mozart and the White Light Festival are produced in an accurate and timely manner and the material is in line with the vision and direction of the programming department; and communicating all program details for those series to the Lincoln Center staff in an accurate and timely manner.

Specific responsibilities include:
Commission program notes. Participate in the selection of poetry for the Playbill programs, and obtain all necessary permissions to reprint them. Research and commission additional program materials for special productions and festivals. Request artist biographies, photos, rosters, and other relevant program materials. Organize the materials for each program and relay them to Playbill. Distribute the designed programs to relevant managers and appropriate Lincoln Center staff for review. Copy-edit and proofread all Playbill programs. Create program inserts, when necessary, and coordinate their delivery to the relevant hall if program changes occur after the Playbill print date. Using the department's Arts-Vision database, keep the internal master schedule of programs up to date and accurate. Communicate program changes to Lincoln Center departments and monitor website updates. Proofread the print and web materials that circulate through the department, including season and festival brochures, ads, and press releases. Proofread the department's program listings in the campus calendar. Provide general support for the department and maintenance of records.

Required Qualifications
- Background in proofreading and copyediting; have outstanding interpersonal skills, with the ability to maintain effective working relationships while enforcing deadlines and advocating for the department's programs.
- Candidates must be intelligent and articulate self-starters who are creative, energetic, and entrepreneurial, yet collaborative and team-oriented.
- Emotionally mature with a sense of humor and the sensitivity to work with a group of diverse personalities.
- Detail oriented with excellent organizational skills.
- Interest in classical music preferred.
- BA in English preferred.

Please send cover letter and resume to: 70 Lincoln Center Plaza, NY, NY 10023

Lincoln Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Submission Procedure:

Please submit cover letter, salary history and resume to:


Internal Candidates should contact a member of the Human Resources Department directly.

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