Freelance Writer

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Company Name Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts
Location NY, United States
Date Posted January 22, 2014
Category Copywriter
Job Type Hourly Rate


The Grants Program at the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts seeks a freelance writer. The position is part time temporary with the majority of work concentrated into two 8-week periods annually. Candidate must have excellent writing and editing skills, a strong background in contemporary visual art, and familiarity with the field of non-profit arts organizations around the country.
* Ability to write clear, concise and persuasive prose

* Ability to edit for both content and style

* Extensive knowledge of the contemporary visual arts world including artists and the institutions that support and nurture them

* An understanding of nonprofit culture

* Undergraduate degree with at least five years of demonstrated professional writing experience

* Ability to work independently while communicating regularly with a small team

* Familiarity with the Warhol Foundation, its mission, operation, structure and culture and the focus of the grants program

Please submit a resume and a short writing sample (1-2 pages) that demonstrates critical engagement with contemporary art.