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Established in 2003, the Tin House Workshop provides writers with various high-quality opportunities to develop their craft and sharpen their writing skills through classes, seminars, workshops, and residencies. Our programs are made stronger by having faculty, participants, staff, and readers who represent a multitude of backgrounds and experiences, and we seek to create a workshop community in which writers of all identities feel welcome, valued, safe, and heard. We believe that by nurturing the artist, we nurture the art.

Tin House Workshop is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, physical ability, neurodiversity, age, family status, or economic background/status. Tin House welcomes applicants from diverse and underrepresented communities and values a wide array of talents and perspectives. People of color and veteran, immigrant, refugee, disabled, and LGBTQI+ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. I-9 Employee Eligibility Verification is required.

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Workshop Communications Coordinator

Tin House Workshop Communications Coordinator
Salary: $30,000
Duration: Part-time
Schedule: Flexible; 20-25 hours/week; On Call Most Weekends
Location: Remote (Open to International Applicants)

The deadline to apply has passed.
For inquiries about the position, please email workshop@tinhouse.com

Overview:
The Tin House Workshop seeks a part-time Communications Coordinator to join our team to help assist and promote a robust series of online and in-person programming. This position reports directly to our Online Programs Director and will work closely with the Tin House Books Art Department and Publicity teams. The ideal candidate will have a communication background within the arts and nonprofit industry, proficiency with social media platforms, and a love for engaging with and growing a diverse and global writing community.

Responsibilities for the position include, but are not limited to: 

  • Oversee the communications schedule for the Workshop (e.g., email, social media, and website updates) and provide general administrative support in managing Workshop communications, including responding to inquiries, sending out class reminders, etc. 
  • Draft monthly Workshop newsletter.
  • Copy edit design materials (e.g., workshop schedules, social media graphics, and posts).
  • Oversee social media schedule and strategy for Workshop (i.e., scheduling posts, responding to comments, and developing content to promote Workshop programming).
  • Work with an in-house graphic designer to develop materials across in-person and online programs.
  • Research current social media trends and strategies. 
  • On-call point person for weekend online classes.
  • Occasional travel to in-person events to assist with social media and marketing needs.

Qualifications:

  • Experience in arts programming, social media, communications, or nonprofits (internship experience included!.)
  • Proficiency with social media platforms i.e. Instagram, X (Twitter), Tiktok.
  • Working knowledge of AdobeSuite, MailChimp, WordPress.
  • Self-directed and thrives working independently.
  • Ability to be on-call/online on weekends.
  • Enthusiasm for participating in and contributing to a small, creative, and supportive team engaged with a diverse group of workshop participants.

Compensation and Benefits
The starting salary for this position is $30,000. The benefits package includes free access to all Tin House Online and in-person programming, a monthly $75 book stipend, and a yearly cost of living wage increase.

 

 

 

Workshop Programs Coordinator

Workshop Programs Coordinator
Salary: $30,000

Duration: Part-time
Schedule: Flexible; 20-25 hours per week; some evenings and weekend hours required.
Location: Portland, Oregon. In-person with some hybrid flexibility.

The deadline to apply has passed.
For inquiries about the position, please email workshop@tinhouse.com

Overview:
The Tin House Workshop seeks a part-time Workshop Programs Coordinator to join our team and assist the Executive Workshop Director in the planning and execution of workshop events. The ideal candidate will have a background in organizing, event planning, and/or arts administration, with local knowledge of the Portland writing community a welcomed bonus. The Programs Coordinator will perform administrative duties behind the scenes, liaising with faculty, residents, and participants while helping lead Portland-based workshop events. A love for literature and creating community is crucial to this position.

 

Responsibilities for the position include, but are not limited to: 

  • Assist in email communications with workshop faculty and participants.
  • Sending out workshop contracts. 
  • Bill workshop participants and issuing faculty payments via QuickBooks.
  • Assist with all aspects of the Residency Program, including screening applications, coordinating travel, meetings, and readings for residents, hosting residency events, and helping to maintain and stock the residency apartments.
  • Assist with the Summer (July) and Autumn Workshops (November).
  • Helping administer and run events and classes at Tin House.

Qualifications:

  • Experience in arts programming, organizing, and/or event planning (internship experience included!).
  • Working knowledge of WordPress, Zoom, and QuickBooks.
  • Ability to speak in front of large audiences.
  • Ability to attend and participate in in-person Portland events.
  • Knowledge of current literary trends and authors.
  • Interested in DEI initiatives and implementations. 
  • Enthusiasm for participating in and contributing to a small, creative, and supportive team engaged with a diverse group of workshop participants.

Compensation and Benefits
The starting salary for this position is $30,000. The benefits package includes free access to all Tin House Online and in-person programming, a monthly $75 book stipend, and a yearly cost of living wage increase.