Opportunities

About
The Center welcomes the energy and expertise of people who wish to enrich the library of vital literary works, nurture and promote the work of translators, build audiences for literature in translation, and honor the incredible linguistic and cultural diversity of our schools and our world.

EMPLOYMENT

Freelance Grant Writer (consultant)

Summary and Responsibilities

Are you an experienced fundraiser who is passionate about sustaining the arts and especially interested in literature? Now is your chance to apply your grant writing experience to help our growing organization dedicated to international literature in translation.

We are looking for an independent consultant to help us persuasively communicate our organization’s needs and the importance of funding the literary arts and arts education. You will work with our Communications & Development Director to assist with all steps of the grant funding process—from research and prospecting to reporting. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of writing and editing high-quality, compelling correspondence, letters of inquiry, proposals, and grant reports.

Interested?

If you are interested in this opportunity please reply to Communications & Development Director Erin Branagan (ebranagan [at] catranslation.org) and include “Grant Writing Consultant” in the email subject line. Please include an overview of your grant writing experience and successes, client list, and 2-3 proposal or report samples.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY

The Center for the Art of Translation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, age, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to strengthening our organization through diversity in every sense and strongly encourage candidates of all races and ethnicities, gender identities, life experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives to apply.

ABOUT THE CENTER FOR THE ART OF TRANSLATION

The Center for the Art of Translation champions literary translation. We are dedicated to finding dazzling new, overlooked, and underrepresented voices, brought into English by the best translators, and to celebrating the art of translation. Our publications, events, and educational programming enrich the library of vital literary works, nurture and promote the work of translators, build audiences for literature in translation, and honor the incredible linguistic and cultural diversity of our schools and our world.

INTERNSHIPS

The Center offers a range of internship opportunities for students of all ages at any stage of their academic careers. Former interns have contributed to Two Lines Press publications, organized Two Voices events, developed curriculum materials for Poetry Inside Out, and refined Center-wide processes and procedures. Undergraduate and graduate students with a strong interest in writing, publishing, world literature, translation, education, literacy, foreign languages, and/or nonprofit management are encouraged to apply. To apply, submit a resume and letter of interest to [email protected].

PARTNERSHIPS

If you would like to collaborate with the Center, we encourage you to submit a letter of interest to [email protected].

VOLUNTEER

If you would like to volunteer at the Center, please submit a letter of interest to [email protected].