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Howard County Poetry and Literature Society (HoCoPoLitSo) Seeks Program Coordinator

November 2012

HoCoPoLitSo,  the Howard County Poetry and Literature Society, seeks a part-time Program Coordinator to help this esteemed arts organization in its mission of presenting high-quality literary events. Responsibilities include writing grants, assisting the Board in designing  programs; identifying, contacting, and contracting guest artists; preparing program and promotional copy; assisting in HoCoPoLitSo’s fundraising efforts; and attending monthly meetings with the Board chairs. The position’s variable work schedule involves an average of ten hours a week with an annual compensation of $10,000-$12,000. The Program Coordinator is supervised by HoCoPoLitSo’s Managing Director.

The ideal candidate is experienced in grant writing, has excellent business writing skills, works well on deadline and within budget, and would enjoy working with others to “let there be lit” in our community.

HoCoPoLitSo is a not-for-profit arts organization dedicated to enlarging the audience for contemporary literature by bringing distinguished national and international poets and writers to the community.  More information about HoCoPoLitSo is available at www.hocopolitso.org. Applicants, please send a message describing your interest in the position to hocopolitso@yahoo.com and attach a resume and a professional writing sample by January 11, 2013.

HoCoPoLitSo does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, religion, physical or mental disability, age, gender, marital status, or sexual orientation in matters affecting employment or in providing access to programs.


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