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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!

Executive Assistant

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 part-time Executive Assistant to run the Executive Director’s calendar, coordinate staff and board meetings, and assist the ED with other administrative duties. We encourage POC, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, and other communities historically underrepresented in arts administration spaces to apply. 

See the full job description at this link. Please email your resume and cover letter to jobs@grubstreet.org and please put “Executive Assistant” in the subject line. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis.  No phone calls, please.

Marketing Coordinator

GrubStreet is at an exciting moment of growth -- in terms of community impact, visibility and reach. Over the next few years, we envision building a narrative arts center, curating events for stage all year long, and becoming larger players in Boston’s civic and cultural landscape. Our marketing needs will be growing significantly and we are looking for a creative and enthusiastic Marketing Coordinator to join our marketing team.

See the full job description at this link. Please email your resume and cover letter to jobs@grubstreet.org and please put “Marketing Coordinator” in the subject line. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. The first deadline to submit is Monday, December, 3rd, after which we'll continue to accept and review applications until the position filled. No phone calls, please.

Major Gifts Officer

GrubStreet, a fast-growing and dynamic nonprofit literary center with a $3.5 million budget, seeks an experienced and energetic Major Gifts Officer. The Major Gifts Officer is responsible for ensuring a strong partnership between GrubStreet and major donor supporters, shepherding major gifts from donors, coordinating and conducting major asks, ensuring maintenance of data, ensuring appreciation from staff and board, and ensuring communication and relationship-building. As we begin a capital campaign this fall, the Major Gifts Officer will work closely with the campaign coordinator, ensuring coordination between that effort and the annual fund/Write the Future ongoing campaign. The Major Gifts Officer reports to the Director of Development and works closely with the Development Manager, Executive Director, and other development staff.

See the full job description at this link. Please email your resume and cover letter to jobs@grubstreet.org and please put “Major Gifts Officer” in the subject line. Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. No phone calls, please.

Capital Campaign Coordinator

GrubStreet, a fast-growing and dynamic nonprofit literary center with a $3.5 million budget, seeks a Capital Campaign Coordinator. We are looking for an experienced and energetic fundraising professional to coordinate a two-year capital campaign. The Coordinator will be responsible for keeping the campaign on schedule and progressing toward the goal. The Coordinator will coordinate meetings with major donors, conduct prospect research, ensure gift acknowledgement, and manage events. This is a full-time, temporary position for the duration of the capital campaign, approximately two years. The Coordinator reports to the Director of Development (DoD).

See the full job description at this link. Please email your resume and cover letter to jobs@grubstreet.org and please put “Capital Campaign Coordinator” in the subject line. Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. No phone calls, please.