The Public Programs Assistant is responsible for assisting in the creative development, research, and coordination of programs for the Public Programs and Engagement department. Programs including interpretive programs for exhibitions, community projects, artist commissions and residencies, seasonal collaborations, and other projects as assigned by the Director of Public Programs and Engagement. The Pulitzer produces around seventy five programs a year and is known for engaging internationally-respected leaders in their field – artist, poets, composers, architects, and designers, among others – while engaging St. Louis-based publics and communities.
The Public Programs Assistant must be able to balance the interests and needs of these collaborators and stakeholders within any given project. A successful candidate will be a creative and effective event coordinator, who is able to work closely with collaborators, stakeholders, and staff to produce a diverse range of public programs at the highest standards. A Bachelor’s degree in art, art history, cultural studies, education, or humanities is preferred. A minimum of one year experience working in event production and for a creative industry is required. The position is part-time and requires evening and weekend work.