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    ... From: barbara jane reyes [mailto:bjanepr@yahoo.com] Sent: Friday, May 30, 2003 2:47 PM To: KSW Artists List Subject: [kswartists] Public Programs Director
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      From: barbara jane reyes [mailto:bjanepr@...]
      Sent: Friday, May 30, 2003 2:47 PM
      To: KSW Artists List
      Subject: [kswartists] Public Programs Director Position Available @ the

      The Asian American Writers' Workshop <desk@a...> wrote:Director of Public
      Programs, The Asian American Writers1 Workshop

      Position Summary

      Working closely with the Executive Director, the Public Programs Director
      curates and organizes the Workshop's artistic calendar, manages
      relationships with artists and writers, coordinates special projects and
      artistic collaborations, and represents the Workshop at community-based
      events. The Public Programs Director reports to the Executive Director,
      works closely with colleagues on other Workshop activities, and oversees
      both interns and a working committee of the Board and technical staff for
      special presentations.

      Primary Job Description Responsibilities

      *Organize and oversee weekly events, reading series, writing workshops and
      artistic organizational collaborations

      *Curate seasonal artistic calendar; network with publicists, maintain
      relationships with writers, and establish connections with area non profit
      arts organizations.

      *Develop and design publicity materials and press releases.

      *Coordinate and implement all aspects of the ceremony and judging process
      for the Asian American Literary Awards, including solicitation of judges,
      submissions, financial support, and event organization.

      *Assist Executive Director with grant proposals and reports for programs

      Desired Qualifications

      *Experience with every aspect of literary artistic presentations
      *Strong communication--written, oral and public speaking
      *Proven commitment to working in community based organizations/nonprofits
      *Prefer Bachelor's degree or higher, computer-based graphic design
      experience, and strong organization skills

      This part-time position offers a competitive hourly nonprofit salary with a
      quarterly pay increase program, full medical/dental benefits, and the
      opportunity to work with creative, committed community partners and artists.
      Founded in 1991, The Asian American Writers' Workshop is the country's
      leading literary arts organization dedicated to the creation, development,
      publication and dissemination of Asian American literature.

      Position start date: August 15, 2003

      Please send cover letter & resume by June 23, 2003
      (in-office, not postmarked) to:

      Attn: Public Programs Director Job Search
      The Asian American Writers' Workshop
      16 West 32nd Street, Suite 10A
      New York, NY 10001
      KEARNY STREET WORKSHOP (KSW) - info@...; ph/fax 415.503.0520
      934 Brannan St.; SF, CA 94103 - http://www.kearnystreet.org
      Office Hours: Mon - Fri, 1 - 6 PM

      Submit to APAture 2003! All disciplines, all genres! Deadline: July 18, 6PM
      Details and submission forms at www.kearnystreet.org

      FRIDAY, JUNE 6TH: APAture Slamdam
      A fundraiser for KSW's 5th Annual APAture
      Featuring performances by the Skyflakes and Michael Premsrirat
      Hosted by Dino Ignacio; 1488 Harrison St. ste. 304, @ 11th st., SF
      $5 - 20 sliding scale; 8 - 10PM

      THURSDAY, JUNE 12TH: Slant This Comedy Showcase
      An evening of standup comedy with Allan Manalo's class grads
      and surprise guest talent
      Locus 1640 Post, between Buchanan and Laguna Sts., SF
      $5; 8 - 10PM

      New Classes!
      Register for beginning drawing with Richard Godinez
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      more info at www.kearnystreet.org

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