11.0660 job at Benton

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Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 11, No. 660.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

Date: Fri, 20 Mar 1998 15:34:30 -0500
From: David Green <david@ninch.org>
Subject: Job Announcment: Open Studio Writer/Researcher

March 20, 1998

>Date: Fri, 20 Mar 1998 11:13:52 -0500
>To: david@ninch.org
>From: Anne Green <annieg@BENTON.ORG>
>The Benton Foundation is seeking a Writer/Researcher for Open Studio: The
>Arts Online, a million-dollar funding initiative with the National Endowment
>for the Arts to get more arts and culture online. We hope to fill this
>position as soon as funding becomes available, which could be as early as
>the beginning of April.
>The following is a job description. We are seeking to hire someone to work
>here in our DC office as soon as possible. Please feel free to share the
>enclosed information. If you know of someone in particular who may be
>interested please encourage them to contact us.
>Thank you for your time and consideration, and feel free to call me at
>202/638-5770 or email me at annieg@benton.org, if you have any additional
>questions about the project or the position.
>The Benton Foundation seeks an individual with strong organizational and
>communication skills for a position for Open Studio: The Arts Online, a
>million dollar joint effort between Benton and the National Endowment for
>the Arts, that serves as a laboratory for the exploration of the tools and
>techniques aimed at arts and cultural organizations as they prepare for the
>networked environment of the next century. Position is located in
>Washington, DC.
>Researching general trends in arts and technology and public access to
>Researching and compiling methods used to build organizational capacity
>through technology and online publishing
>Compiling research results for online and print publication
>Compiling training materials developed by Open Studio participants for
>online and print publication.
>Assisting Project Manager in development activities of the Project by
>compiling information and writing final reports to foundations.
>Assisting Project Manager in communication to National Advisory Board by
>coordinating mailings, and electronic or person-to-person meetings
>Education, Skills, and Qualifications
>Strong writing, verbal communication and presentation skills. One to three
>years of professional experience researching and writing in the arts and/or
>training in technology. Knowledge of arts issues and new technologies such
>as the World Wide Web are required, as well as familiarity with World Wide
>Web site development. Ability to work effectively and efficiently under
>pressure, but be comfortable with creating one's own working routine.
>Ability to work well with a wide variety of groups and individuals.
>We offer a competitive, negotiated salary, commensurate with experience.
>Excellent benefits, including full health and dental insurance, four weeks
>vacation a year, 403(b) plan, and opportunities for professional development.
>Send or fax resume, cover letter, and salary requirements as soon as
>possible to Open Studio Search, Benton Foundation, 1634 Eye Street NW, 11th
>Floor, Washington DC 20006. Fax: 202-638-5771. Email: annieg@benton.org; put
>Open Studio Search in subject line. No phone calls, please.
>The Benton Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.
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