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Webmaster/Graphic Designer

 

The Center for Fiction is seeking a Webmaster and Graphic Designer. Duties will include overseeing the completion of a new website; regularly maintaining and updating the website; editing and uploading new content, photos, video, and audio to the site; designing promotional materials for print and the web; preparing e-blasts; and maintaining hardware/software for the staff. This is a part-time position that requires some flexibility. We’re looking for an avid reader of fiction with a strong design eye and excellent writing skills.

Requirements:
Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, especially Photoshop and InDesign

Prior experience working in graphic and/or web design
Prior Experience working with Wordpress
Basic knowledge of HTML
Video and Audio editing skills and proficiency in FinalCut
Prior Experience with E-Mail Marketing

 

To apply please email our Executive Director, Noreen Tomassi, at jobs@centerforfiction.org by Feb. 15th and include a cover letter and resume. Plese include the name of the position in the subject line. 

 

Competitive salary commensurate with experience.

 


 

Tender Baristas, or rather Barista Bartenders


The Center for Fiction is looking to hire a dynamic group of service people to barista and bartend a bustling cafe in The Center’s bookstore. Across the street from BAM, the cafe will feature a limited and well curated selection of baked goods made in Brooklyn, as well as a small selection of craft cocktails, wine and beer. This will be a fun work environment and our main requirements include an interest in food as well as literature, a passion for customer service, and a willingness to develop and learn new skills. Barista experience a plus, but not necessary. Having a food handler’s license coveted. Make coffee and cocktails, all the while surrounded by books. 


Job Requirements: customer service is fun; a desire to learn and grow with the project; interest in craft and product knowledge; must have a favorite book!

 

This is a part time position; salary dependent on experience. To apply email samantha@centerforfiction.org

 

 


 

 

Events Interns

 

The Center For Fiction is seeking interns to help at our events. Tasks include helping with setup (sound check, room setup, promotional materials, etc) and the execution of the event (photo documentation, audience management, etc.). An interest or background in event planning or production is helpful, though not required. A love of books and reading is a must! Some lifting is necessary for the position. Hours are mostly afternoons and evenings. Weekly schedule depends on event line-up. 

 

This internship is a great way to gain experience in event production and to connect to an amazing line-up of authors. This is a paid internship, and includes access to an extensive fiction library, study space and use of our Writers Studio is available. School credit may also be granted.

 

Interested candidates should email Justin Morris, justin@centerforfiction.org, with their resume and cover letter detailing their interest in interning at The Center For Fiction. Please include “Events Intern” in the subject line.

 

 

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The Center for Fiction is an equal opportunities employer and we value diversity at our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.