Latinx Theatre Commons (LTC)

REMOTE

We're looking for a creative thought partner and adaptive people organizer, who can
manage and lead a wide range of stakeholders. The ideal candidate will have an in-
depth understanding of race in the U.S. Latinx diaspora and the ongoing history of
racism, colorism and anti-Blackness in the Americas.

The LTC Producer reports to the LTC Steering Committee (currently at twenty-eight
volunteer members) and to HowlRound Director Jamie Gahlon. This is a twelve-
month contract, renewable for following years upon mutual agreement. Travel will
be required when in-person programmatic activities resume.

The ideal candidate for this position shares and is excited by our values of:
 Service
 Radical Inclusion
 Transparency
 Legacy and Leadership Cultivation
 Advancement of the Art Form

See below to read the full job description and instructions on how to apply. We will
accept applications now through 14 April 2021. We strongly encourage people of all
backgrounds, experiences, perspectives, and education levels to apply!

 

The LTC Producer stewards, organizes and facilitates the efforts of the LTC Steering
Committee, the LTC Advisory Committee. This is a full-time, work-remote position.
The LTC Producer reports to the Director of HowlRound and the LTC Steering
Committee. Hours may vary month to month, and are dictated by subcommittees’
meeting schedules, deadlines set by the subcommittees and travel requirements.
This position will require travel when convening in person is safe. Duties include:

STEERING COMMITTEE STEWARDSHIP AND LEADERSHIP

  • Onboarding new Steering Committee members to LTC culture,
    commitments, and protocols and implementing structures for
    successful participation of all Steering Committee members
  • Working with Steering Committee project champions to move projects
    forward organically
  • Facilitating or co-facilitating meetings in partnership with champions
  • Scheduling full steering committee meetings and subcommittee
    meetings and creating and distributing agendas
  • Recording and disseminating notes and action items from all meetings,
    and implementing structures to update Steering Committee on all
    subcommittee actions

PRODUCING

  • Line producing all LTC events in collaboration with project champions
  • Collaborating with local/national partners to produce events
  • Working with subcommittees to plan, program, and produce convening
  • Working with Emerson College Office of the Arts General Management
    and Finance staff to issue contracts, payments and reimbursements
  • Documenting all events via HowlRound Journal, TV and other outlets
  • Supporting outreach and invitation processes
  • Conducting participant communications and evaluation
  • Leading Steering Committee through post-event evaluation processes

FUNDRAISING & BUDGET MANAGEMENT

  • In collaboration with committee members and project champion(s),
    identifying &; raising financial resources necessary for LTC
    programming
  • Working with the Resource Generation subcommittee and Emerson
  • College Office of the Arts Development staff to write, edit and submit grant applications
  • Completing all necessary reporting requirements related to the LTC’s
    grant agreements
  • Maintaining relationships with LTC’s funders
  • Creating & updating budgets for all projects across multiple fiscal years

WORKING WITHIN HOWLROUND

  • Representing the LTC at weekly HowlRound team meeting
  • Checking in with the Director of HowlRound on a weekly basis
  • Representing the LTC, related content and documentation plans at
    weekly Editorial meetings
  • Attending events as needed to represent the LTC
  • When travel becomes safe again, travel to Boston 2x a year

WEBSITE/SOCIAL MEDIA

  • Updating the LTC and related event webpages
  • Organizing translation for webpage copy and event copy
  • Working with the Communications subcommittee to administer the
    LTC social media accounts
  • Liaising as needed with HowlRound communications staff in managing
    LTC communications

Key Competencies include:

  • In-depth understanding of race, racism, colorism and anti-Blackness in
    the U.S. Latinx diaspora and across the Americas. Completion of
    People’s Institute for Survival & Beyond’s Undoing Racism® training,
    Radio Caña Negra’s AntiBlackness in the Latine Community or other
    comparable training aimed at undoing racism.
  • Programming, producing and event management experience
  • Demonstrated/leadership experience
  • Flexibility, creative problem solving and adaptability
  • Working knowledge of the U.S. not-for-profit theatre sector and/or
    experience in the U.S. not-for-profit sector.
  • Commitment to Latinx arts and culture
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Email, Office, Google Drive, social media, video conference proficiency
  • Ability to lead in a consensus-based model with strong facilitation skills
  • Project Management experience

Preferred Skills include:

 Experience editing to a style guide
 Language proficiency in any languages of the Americas including
Spanish, Portuguese, Guaraní, Quechua and Nahuatl
 Fundraising experience

 Prior knowledge of the LTC and its work
Compensation/Logistics:
 Fee for services: $5,150 per month for twelve months ($61,800/year),
renewable pending mutual agreement. Upon renewal, the LTC
provides for cost of living increases.
 This position is an independent contractor paid through Emerson
College. Taxes are not withheld and Producer does not receive benefits
through Emerson College.
 The ideal candidate will demonstrate a willingness to travel often on
behalf of the LTC and the ability to be present in the HowlRound office
at least one week per quarter when convening in person is safe. The
Producer’s travel for LTC programs and meetings is paid by the LTC.

How to Submit:

Please submit a cover letter (detailing your past leadership experience and interest
in this role), a one to two page resume and two references to
[email protected] by 14 April 2021.

Hiring Timeline:
The incoming LTC Producer will begin 21 June 2021 and will train with the outgoing
Producer until 30 June 2021. There is no required travel scheduled at this time.

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