Graphic Designer


The Boch Center is one of the nation’s leading nonprofit performing arts institutions and a guardian of Boston’s historic Wang and Shubert Theatres. The Boch Center strives to inspire and ignite a greater appreciation for art, culture, and creativity through numerous education and community outreach initiatives, collaborations, and partnerships. The Boch Center is committed to presenting a diverse selection of live entertainment ranging from concerts and comedy to theatre and podcasts.



Reporting to the Director of Digital & Brand Marketing and the Director of Event Marketing, the Graphic Designer helps to develop and execute the overall visual design strategy for the Boch Center and manages the design, printing, photography, and videography needs of the institution. This role works closely with multiple Boch Center departments including Marketing, Development, Education, and the Folk Americana Roots Hall of Fame (FARHOF). The Graphic Designer provides critical support in all areas including, but not limited to, event marketing, institutional marketing, public relations, social media, email communications, website management, content creation, and support of other special projects. Interested applicants must have a minimum of 2+ years of experience in marketing or a related field, excellent visual design skills, be technically savvy, and possess an excellent command of print and digital processes. The ideal candidate exhibits impeccable attention to detail, stellar time management, has the ability to take direction from multiple stakeholders and thrives in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. 



  • Design and create all institutional collateral and maintain the Boch Center brand across ads, emails, flyers, posters, postcards, signage, invitations, fundraising appeals, newsletters, etc.  
  • Manage creative for shows at the Wang Theatre and Shubert Theatre across all venue assets, including website, email, marquee, social media, and any paid advertising. 
  • Maintain deadlines and procure necessary support files and design assets. Adhere to the proper review and approval process (both internal and external) for all print and digital ads for upcoming shows. 
  • Keep the team informed of project timelines, deadlines, and progress. 
  • Take photographs and film Education events, receptions, and other events as directed. 
  • Maintain and adhere to the production calendar of all creative due dates. 
  • Work with Development, Education, the Folk Americana Roots Hall of Fame, and Executive teams to meet all institutional branding and collateral needs. 



  • Position requires a bachelor’s degree in graphic or Web design or equivalent and a minimum of 2+ years of related experience. 
  • Candidate should have a strong artistic ability and design expertise with elements such as color, composition, and branding; clean typography skills with an understanding of design hierarchy; and the ability to design clean, neat, consistent branded material across all forms of media. A customer-focused approach to Web and print design is critical. 
  • Candidate must be able to successfully handle multiple priorities in high-stress situations and be able to work well independently and with a team. Strong communication skills and the ability to verbally and visually present ideas are critical. 
  • Proficient in all Adobe Creative Suite Products (After Effects, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Premiere). 
  • Experience creating and editing audio and video files for Web use. 
  • Expert knowledge of print and Web design/production and the commercial printing process. 
  • Understanding of basic code is a plus: CSS, HTML, JavaScript. 
  • Photography and video experience are a plus. 
  • A presence will be required at occasional evening and weekend meetings and events. 

* Please Note: This is currently a hybrid position with the minimum expectation of 2 days per week in the office. This may change at any time. * 



  • Cover letter 
  • Design Portfolio 
  • Resume 


All materials should be emailed to Jamia Gaffney, Director of Event Marketing at by Friday, March 31. Applicants who do not include a cover letter and examples of their design work will not be considered. The Boch Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and seeks diversity in its workforce. 

Associate Director of Development Events and Special Initiatives

Status: Full-time

Reports to: Chief Advancement Officer

Supervises: Interns and Volunteers


The Boch Center/Wang Theatre is seeking a creative and strategic thinker with strong fundraising, proposal writing and event planning experience to join our Development Team. The Ideal candidate is interested in all aspects of the Center with a particular interest in developing revenue streams for special initiatives and from corporate, government and foundation sources. The Associate Director of Development is responsible for the development and execution of proposals including fundraising events, and the Folk Americana Roots Hall of Fame (FARHOF). The Associate Director is a strategic partner with the Chief Advancement Officer interfacing with and collaborating with partners across departments.


The Associate Director will utilize special events, award-winning education programs and numerous performances to deepen donor relationships and engage prospective donors. This position will report to the Chief Advancement Officer and will be part of a 4-person team. This role offers an excellent opportunity for a development professional to immerse themselves in a development operation that is growing and entrepreneurial in nature.


* Please Note: This is currently a hybrid position with the minimum expectation of 2 days per week in the office. This may change at any time.


Core Responsibilities

  • Create targets and projections and ensure costs are kept within the allocations
  • Prepare donor research and donor briefings as appropriate to ensure Senior Leadership is prepared for meetings and events
  • Write compelling letters, proposals and case statements
  • Track donor activity and action plans to ensure we are engaging donors and prospective donors in appropriate and meaningful ways
  • Identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward donors and implement targeted solicitation strategies
  • Manage the logistics and stewardship of key volunteer groups in partnership with the Development and Executive team
  • Execute on all details and plans for two large scale events
  • Additional duties as assigned to support the mission of the Boch Center and the goals of the Development Department



  • 3-5 years experience in fundraising, event planning and/or grant writing
  • Individual solicitation and event planning experience is strongly encouraged 
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented and able to juggle many projects simultaneously
  • Comfort working with Board volunteers
  • A proactive approach to taking initiative and working independently
  • Strong writing skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • A presence will be required at occasional evening and weekend meetings and events
  • Excellent written. verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Competency with MS Office, donor databases, prospect research products, Constant Contact and Creative Cloud programs



The Boch Center offers a competitive salary and full benefit package including health and dental insurance, immediate vesting in a 401k program, paid vacation and personal time off and more.


To Apply

Please submit a thoughtful cover letter, resume, two writing samples and salary expectations addressed to Sue Pekock, Chief Advancement Office, Boch Center, 270 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02116 or


The information in this job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected. It is not designed to contain, or be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of employees assigned to this job


About the Boch Center

The Boch Center is one of the nation’s leading nonprofit performing arts institutions, a guardian of the historic Wang and Shubert Theatres, and home of the Folk American Roots Hall of Fame. As New England’s largest cultural venue, the Boch Center is home to theater, classical and popular music, dance, comedy, opera, Broadway musicals, family entertainment, and more. Located in Boston’s historic Theater District, the Boch Center also offers a diverse mix of educational and community outreach initiatives, including the City Spotlights Leadership Program and ArtWeek Boston; collaborates with artists and local nonprofit arts organizations; preserves historic venues; and acts as a champion for Greater Boston’s arts and cultural community.