Marwen Opportunities

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Marwen welcomes staff and teaching artists from all backgrounds, industries, and skillsets. We believe it's critical for our inclusive community to reflect the youth participating in our no-cost programming.

Current Job Openings

The Director of Development (DoD) develops and leads a comprehensive fundraising plan with strategies to actively expand and deepen support with new and existing individual donors as well as institutional funders. The DoD is a highly self-motivated individual committed to improving and sustaining success across all of Marwen’s contributed revenue streams. The DoD person will lead a team that skillfully monitors, responds to, and reports on progress toward individual giving, events, and grants goals, while assessing the return on investment for fundraising tactics.

 

To see the full job description, salary range, and benefits, click "Download Requirements." Marwen is looking to fill this position immediately.

Director of Development
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The Director of Development (DoD) develops and leads a comprehensive fundraising plan with strategies to actively expand and deepen support with new and existing individual donors as well as institutional funders. The DoD is a highly self-motivated individual committed to improving and sustaining success across all of Marwen’s contributed revenue streams. The DoD person will lead a team that skillfully monitors, responds to, and reports on progress toward individual giving, events, and grants goals, while assessing the return on investment for fundraising tactics.

 

To see the full job description, salary range, and benefits, click "Download Requirements." Marwen is looking to fill this position immediately.

Marwen seeks a passionate and innovative fundraiser who believes in the power of young people, community, and the arts to lead efforts for social change. The Grants Manager serves as the guiding voice for all development communications, as well as leading the identification, cultivation, and solicitation of grants from foundation, corporate, and government sources to meet Marwen’s funding needs and opportunities.

See full job description, salary, and benefits by clicking "Download Requirements." The deadline for applications is rolling until the position is filled.

Grants Manager
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Marwen seeks a passionate and innovative fundraiser who believes in the power of young people, community, and the arts to lead efforts for social change. The Grants Manager serves as the guiding voice for all development communications, as well as leading the identification, cultivation, and solicitation of grants from foundation, corporate, and government sources to meet Marwen’s funding needs and opportunities.

See full job description, salary, and benefits by clicking "Download Requirements." The deadline for applications is rolling until the position is filled.

Marwen is seeking exceptional practicing artists to design and teach visual arts courses for 6-12 graders from all across Chicago. We are looking for experienced Teaching Artists (TAs) with active practices aligned with the core values of creative youth development: youth voice, collective action, and social justice. We welcome proposals in all mediums, particularly ceramics, digital media, video, photography, fashion, painting, and comics.

Teaching Artists have the freedom to design courses rooted in their unique mediums and areas of interest. They are free to teach at times that work for them within Marwen’s term schedule, and are provided with a studio, materials, and staff support for their course. Staff also support youth recruitment and provide course rosters and communication with families throughout the term.

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Proposal deadline: December 18, 2022

Marwen Teaching Artist Course Proposal | Spring 2023
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Marwen is seeking exceptional practicing artists to design and teach visual arts courses for 6-12 graders from all across Chicago. We are looking for experienced Teaching Artists (TAs) with active practices aligned with the core values of creative youth development: youth voice, collective action, and social justice. We welcome proposals in all mediums, particularly ceramics, digital media, video, photography, fashion, painting, and comics.

Teaching Artists have the freedom to design courses rooted in their unique mediums and areas of interest. They are free to teach at times that work for them within Marwen’s term schedule, and are provided with a studio, materials, and staff support for their course. Staff also support youth recruitment and provide course rosters and communication with families throughout the term.

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Proposal deadline: December 18, 2022

The Marwen Emerging Teaching Artist (META) Program is a year-long, arts professional and development pathway position for emerging artists to develop their teaching artist practice, and aims to amplify voices from often marginalized communities, particularly lifting up emerging artists and educators of color not represented in traditional arts and education spaces. 

 

Emerging teaching artists provide studio support to Teaching Artists and are mentored by Marwen staff to further their teaching artist skills. Rooted in the core values of creative youth development (youth voice, racial and social justice, collective action) this program aims to cultivate youth centered, supportive, and collaborative teaching artist environments and communities to facilitate relevant visual arts programming with Chicago’s young people who are in 6th-12th grades.

 

See full job description by clicking "Download Requirements." The deadline for applications is December 18, 2022.

Marwen Emerging Teaching Artist (META) 2023
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The Marwen Emerging Teaching Artist (META) Program is a year-long, arts professional and development pathway position for emerging artists to develop their teaching artist practice, and aims to amplify voices from often marginalized communities, particularly lifting up emerging artists and educators of color not represented in traditional arts and education spaces. 

 

Emerging teaching artists provide studio support to Teaching Artists and are mentored by Marwen staff to further their teaching artist skills. Rooted in the core values of creative youth development (youth voice, racial and social justice, collective action) this program aims to cultivate youth centered, supportive, and collaborative teaching artist environments and communities to facilitate relevant visual arts programming with Chicago’s young people who are in 6th-12th grades.

 

See full job description by clicking "Download Requirements." The deadline for applications is December 18, 2022.

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Application instructions are included within each job post.

For other inquires about full and part time roles, contact careers@marwen.org.

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