Job Announcement (fwd)

Gary Handman (
Wed, 9 Apr 1997 13:45:36 -0700 (PDT)

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Gary Handman
Media Resources Center
Moffitt Library
UC Berkeley, CA 94720-6000

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Date: Wed, 9 Apr 1997 15:23:06 -0400 (EDT)
From: Annie Green <>
Subject: Job Announcement

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

The Benton Foundation is seeking to fill a Project Associate position for
Open Studio: The Arts Online, a million-dollar funding initiative with the
National Endowment for the Arts to get more arts and culture online. Please
feel free to share the enclosed information with potential job candidates.

Thank you for your time and consideration, and feel free to contact me if
you have any additional questions about the project or the position.


Anne Green
Project Coordinator

Project Associate

The Benton Foundation is seeking an individual with strong organizational
and communication skills for a position as Project Associate for Open
Studio: The Arts Online, a million dollar joint effort between Benton and
the National Endowment for the Arts, that serves as a laboratory for the
exploration of the tools and techniques aimed at arts and cultural
organizations as they prepare for the networked environment of the next
century. Outstanding creative team; friendly staff; opportunity to work
with million dollar funding initiative.

The Project Associate's primary responsibilities include acting as a liaison
between Benton and the Open Studio participants and keeping the field well
informed of current activities in arts and technology through Open Studio
website. The Project Associate will also assist the Project Coordinator in
all aspects of the RFP process, development activities of the Project, and
communication with the National Advisory Group.

Education, Skills and Qualifications
One to three years of professional experience in work related to either the
arts or technology preferred. B.A. required. Candidates for the position
should be detail-oriented and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
They should be able to work effectively and efficiently under pressure, but
be comfortable with creating their own working routine and self-directed
enough to work without much guidance. Strong writing, verbal communication
and presentation skills are required. An ability to work well with a wide
variety of groups and individuals, knowledge of arts issues, and knowledge
of new technologies such as the World Wide Web are required. Knowledge in
World Wide Web site development and HTML coding are strongly preferred.

We offer a competitive, negotiated salary, commensurate with experience.
Excellent benefits, including full health, dental, and four weeks vacation a
year, and opportunities for professional development.

Send or fax resume and cover letter as soon as possible to Open Studio
Search, Benton Foundation, 1634 Eye Street NW, 12th Floor, Washington DC
20006. Fax: 202-638-5771. Email:; put Open Studio Search
in subject line. No phone calls, please.

The Benton Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities
are encouraged to apply.