NCTA Job Annoucement Programming Manager – The National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA)

a non-profit traditional arts organization producing multi-cultural festivals, national tours and other public programs seeks an experienced, highly-motivated individual with a strong commitment to a broad spectrum of folk and traditional arts to develop and coordinate program content for major annual festivals, tours and other events.

Programming Manager – The National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA)

Programming Manager – The National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA)
a non-profit traditional arts organization producing multi-cultural festivals, national tours and other public programs seeks an experienced, highly-motivated individual with a strong commitment to a broad spectrum of folk and traditional arts to develop and coordinate program content for major annual festivals, tours and other events.
Responsibilities include the solicitation and evaluation of potential performers, extensive networking with the field and conducting original fieldwork to identify new prospects, working with various community program committees, negotiation of contracts, and developing program schedules, written program notes and press materials. Other duties include assisting with related grant proposals, media projects, etc. Very strong organizational skills, the ability to communicate effectively, good computer skills (specify) and the ability to work as part of a team are essential, as is familiarity with a wide range of traditional music, dance and other art forms.
A background in folklore, history, ethnomusicology, cultural anthropology or a related field is preferred. Good benefits. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Email a cover letter and resume to:info@ncta.net or
send via mail to:
Search Committee, 1320 Fenwick Lane, Suite 200, Silver Spring, MD 20910.

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