Work for the Center
Current employment opportunities for The Frances Clark Center and its divisions are listed below. All application materials must be submitted online. The Frances Clark Center for Keyboard Pedagogy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
EDITOR IN CHIEF/CHIEF CONTENT DIRECTOR - CLAVIER COMPANION
The Frances Clark Center is currently seeking an Editor-in-Chief/Chief Content Director (EIC) to lead and direct all aspects of its digital and print publication, Clavier Companion. The EIC develops, executes and leads the overall development of the publication, in cooperation and collaboration with divisional leadership of the Center. As a member of the senior management team, the EIC actively supports the mission and strategic advancement of the Frances Clark Center and reports directly to the Executive Director.
The Center seeks an inspiring and creative individual who has excellent interpersonal skills, editorial experience, fluency with technology and demonstrates a high level of writing and communication. Experience in publishing is an asset. Experience with team management is preferred. Duties will include extensive editing, writing, editorial process management, content scheduling and planning, design process, and the overall advancement of the publication.
Requirements: Extensive experience in and familiarity with piano teaching and learning, commitment to piano teacher education, and connection to the professional community. Strong organizational and communication skills—the ability to interface with various publics and to successfully meet deadlines is essential. Strong language skills, with a particular focus on style, grammar, and the written word is required. Functionality in MS Word, Excel, web-based communications, and a professional music notation program (Finale or Sibelius preferred) is needed. Experience in Adobe InDesign preferred; a willingness to learn InDesign is required. The position does not require residency in New Jersey. All work is executed remotely with a national team.
Description of Duties:
The Editor-in-Chief/Chief Content Director manages all aspects of the publication and advances strategic objectives.
1. Plan and direct long and short-term content creation and curation.
2. Review and approve all new content for publication.
3. Manage the editorial review process.
4. Prepare each issue for publication.
5. Manage the Clavier Companion staff and related business operations.
6. Drive overall content, strategy, and direction.
7. Curate archival content to support overall programming.
Application Deadline: April 15, 2018
Starting Date: July 1, 2018
Status: Part-time. Salary commensurate with experience
APPLICATION: Electronic applications only. Applicants should send a letter of application, resume, three current letters of recommendation, and any additional supporting credentials to:
Dr. Jennifer Snow, Executive Director
The Frances Clark Center
Attn: Editor in Chief/Content Creation Director Search
The Frances Clark Center for Keyboard Pedagogy is a not-for-profit educational institution (501c3) located in Kingston, New Jersey. The Frances Clark Center advances its goals and serves local, national, and international audiences through its three divisions: The New School for Music Study, the National Conference on Keyboard Pedagogy, and Clavier Companion magazine. For more information see http://keyboardpedagogy.org. The Frances Clark Center embraces the diversity of its local, national and international communities, and does not discriminate against any beneficiary of service, employee, or applicant for employment because of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status. It is also the Frances Clark Center’s policy to comply with all applicable national and local laws pertaining to nondiscrimination and equal opportunity.