Asian American Arts Alliance

POSITION

Associate Editor

DEPARTMENT

Editorial/Communications

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, which is home to 11 separate resident organizations. LCPA presents over 350 performances annually throughout our different performance series including American Songbook, Great Performers, Live from Lincoln Center, Mostly Mozart Festival, Midsummer Night Swing, Lincoln Center Out of Doors and White Light Festival. 

In addition, LCPA supports an array of programs for Lincoln Center Education including its community and family programming.  Further, LCPA supports initiatives related to events at the David Rubenstein Atrium, LC Kids, as well as numerous key institutional initiatives and projects.

The Editorial team develops and publishes original print and digital content in support of institutional, programming, and educational initiatives, and edits and proofreads a variety of other materials created by departments across the organization

Reporting to the Editorial Director, the Associate Editor ensures accuracy and consistency for all Lincoln Center publications, including Playbill articles, promotional brochures, website copy, our online magazine, The Score, annual reports, newsletters, donor solicitations, and more. The Associate Editor acts as the keeper of the Lincoln Center Style Guide and provides general support for all Editorial projects. Working closely with colleagues throughout Lincoln Center, the Associate Editor is an integral part of the Editorial team.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Copy-edit original content for a variety of channels, including print brochures, websites, marketing materials, emails, and others
  • Act as project manager for email copy, trafficking copy between various departments for approval, integrating necessary edits, submitting final copy to the email team, and ensuring all deadlines are met
  • Reformat, update, and maintain the Lincoln Center Style Guide, while also encouraging its use within the organization
  • Pitch ideas and, when approved, write articles for lincolncenter.org, and social media channels
  • Make content updates in Lincoln Center’s four content management systems as assigned by the Editorial Director
  • Act as a second reader/proofreader for print publications, including brochures, program notes, annual reports, and more, as assigned by the Editorial Director
  • Participate as an active member of the Editorial Team to generate new content ideas and suggest improvements to process/workflow
  • Assist with other editorial projects and respond to ad hoc assignments as needed

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum 2-4 years of experience in publishing or similar field
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Strong organizational skills, accented by flawless attention to detail and ability to effectively manage and juggle multiple projects.
  • Experience successfully meeting a robust calendar of project deadlines
  • Strong familiarity with the Chicago Manual of Style
  • Experience working with a web content management system
  • Demonstrated passion for the performing arts required
  • Familiarity with Lincoln Center programming a plus
  • Second language a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

 

 

SUBMISSION PROCEDURE

Please submit a resume and cover letter (with salary requirements and outlining your interest in Lincoln Center) to the humanresources@lincolncenter.org inbox.

Submissions without cover letters will not be reviewed.

Please list: Associate Editor 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.

 

 

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