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Founded in 2016, Philadelphia Contemporary (PC) is a globally oriented and locally aware cross-disciplinary contemporary art organization that, through dynamic partnerships and collaborations, engages audiences that reflect the diversity of the City of Philadelphia.

Philadelphia Contemporary is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace the full spectrum of humanity and the intersectional nature of our existence and imaginative energies. We embody diversity in our staff, board, the artists and partners we work with, and the audiences we attract.

All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

 

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Lit Project Manager

Philadelphia Contemporary seeks a dynamic, focused, race equity-oriented individual to join our team as the Lit Project Manager.

Founded in 2016, Philadelphia Contemporary (PC) is a globally oriented and locally focused interdisciplinary contemporary arts organization that engages audiences that reflect the diversity of the City of Philadelphia through original programming, and dynamic partnerships. PC currently produces several interdisciplinary arts programs throughout Philadelphia each year and is in discussions to establish a base in the city along the Delaware River Waterfront. 

Job Summary  

The Lit Project Manager will facilitate and provide support for the implementation of three projects in 2022: Healing Verse Poetry Line, a year-round phone line dedicated to poetry for mental well-being; The Parlay, a seasonal series of music performances in public spaces in February, April and October; and a party for literary folk during the AWP conference in Philly in late March. The Lit Project Manager will work closely with and report to the Co-Director of Curatorial Programs and Curator of Spoken Word Yolanda Wisher. The Lit Project Manager will be broadly responsible for each project’s fiscal and organizational management and will frequently liaise with other Philadelphia Contemporary staff and independent contractors through December 2022. This position is primarily remote but includes a fair amount of in-person tasks, meetings, and events.

Full job description including qualifications and payment details available here.

To Apply:

Please send your cover letter and resume or curriculum vitae as a single PDF to jobs@philadelphiacontemporary.org with the subject line “Your Name: Lit Project Manager Job." Only applicants being considered will be contacted. Position open until filled. Thank you for your interest in Philadelphia Contemporary.