Jobs

Become a Grub Instructor

We are always happy to meet accomplished fiction writers, nonfiction writers, poets, screenwriters, and playwrights interested in leading multi-week courses, one-day seminars, and weekend workshops. We are also interested in meeting qualified professionals on the marketplace side, from literary agents and editors to self-publishing experts.

Instructors should be high-energy, inspiring, and knowledgeable about the craft of writing. We also ask that you have some teaching experience with any age group and at least ONE of the following:

  1. MFA or MA in Creative Writing 
  2. Publications in recognized literary journals and/or magazines 
  3. Experience in the publishing world (if relevant)

You need not have published a full-length work to be considered for an instructor position.

To Apply to Be a Grub Instructor: Fill out this application form. We interview potential new instructors based on our curriculum needs and availability term to term. If you don't hear back from us immediately, it doesn't mean we're not interested!

Finance Manager

GrubStreet is the leading literary arts center in the country.  We are a hardworking and creative bunch, and pride ourselves on a warm and supportive work environment. GrubStreet is seeking an experienced Finance Manager to support our growing organization.  Reporting directly to the CFO/COO, the Finance Manager will manage and maintain the organization’s day-to-day financials.  The Finance Manager will ensure efficient financial management and systems, provide accurate and timely financial reporting to the CFO/COO, and will play a key role in ensuring that all programs are on budget.  Duties include accounting operations, financial analysis, payroll and benefits administration, grants management, scholarships and payment plan tracking, and year end audit assistance.

The successful candidate will demonstrate executive experience, including vendor and contract negotiations, analytical skills, and auditing concepts.  Qualified candidates will possess a proven track record as a team player, problem solver, and project initiator.   The ideal candidate must also demonstrate an affinity for a small organizational setting with a willingness to be an engaged, hands-on manager. 

We encourage POC, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, and other communities historically underrepresented in arts administration spaces to apply. GrubStreet strives to dismantle systems, processes, or structures that would discourage any person from working with us.  Our excellence as an organization, the impact we strive for, and our commitment to our mission depend on the strength and authenticity of our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusivity.

See the full job description at this link. Please email your resume and cover letter to [email protected] and please put “Finance Manager” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

Donor Communications & Events Coordinator

GrubStreet is the leading literary arts center in the country. We are a hardworking and creative bunch, and pride ourselves on a warm and supportive work environment. GrubStreet seeks a Donor Communications and Events Coordinator to help with ongoing fundraising appeals, our capital campaign to build a Narrative Arts Center, and events. This temporary position is 30 hours a week from September 2019 through December 2020, with the possibility of continuing employment. Some evening work is required. This person works collaboratively in our fast-paced, friendly Boston office, and reports to the Senior Development Manager.

We encourage POC, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, and other communities historically underrepresented in arts administration spaces to apply. GrubStreet strives to dismantle systems, processes, or structures that would discourage any person from working with us.  Our excellence as an organization, the impact we strive for, and our commitment to our mission depend on the strength and authenticity of our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusivity.

See the full job description at this link. Please email your resume and cover letter to [email protected] and please put “Donor Communications and Events Coordinator” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.