Career Opportunities: Arts Intern (5153)
Cavite, Philippines
5d ago
source : FIndojobs

The City of Takoma Park, known for its rich and diverse arts community, is seeking an arts intern who will gain real-world experience in the field of arts and humanities.

During this 12-month internship, the selected candidate will assist in the coordination, promotion, and staffing of the Takoma Park Arts series, which includes concerts, dance performances, theater, film screenings, poetry readings and art exhibitions.

The intern also will assist with public art projects and the graphic design of fliers, posters, and other materials. The selected candidate will work approximately 20 hours per week with the possibility of working additional hours depending on the event schedule.

  • Typical duties include : Development and graphic design of various posters, fliers, etc.; Development of material for weekly and monthly electronic and print newsletters;
  • Creation of social media posts and editing of graphics, video and photos; Coordination of scheduled events and required paperwork from performers;
  • Preparation for arts events and attendance at events when needed; Preparation of gallery space for installation of art exhibitions;
  • Serve as house manager for performances and assist tech crew as needed; Research and data collection. Minimum qualifications include coursework in arts management or a related field, such as graphic design, public relations, communications or marketing.

    Some experience creating graphic design materials is required. Preferred candidates may have graduated in a baccalaureate degree program or be currently enrolled in a graduate degree program, and may have experience coordinating arts programming.

  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities required to be successful are : Graphic design skills and experience using Adobe suite, Photoshop, Canva, and other graphic design programs;
  • Familiarity with social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram; Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; Self-motivation and ability to work independently with minimal supervision; Ability to lift 25 pounds and climb ladders and stairs;
  • Availability on most Thursday evenings and some weekends to staff arts events. Please upload multiple samples of your graphic design work as well as two writing samples in the documents section of the application process.

    The hourly wage for this position is expected to be between $16.00 and $18.00 per hour. A first review of resumes is expected to begin on July 6, 2021, and job will remain open until filled.

    The City of Takoma Park is a small jurisdiction in Montgomery County, Maryland bordering the District of Columbia and Prince George’s County.

    Inhabited by a diverse and politically active population of 17,000 residents, Takoma Park is known for its progressive policies, historic tree-lined neighborhoods, and independent businesses.

    We are proud to be a workforce of almost 200 full-time and part-time employees that are as diverse as the community we serve.

    We strive to maintain excellent customer service and responsiveness to our residents and everyone we work with. It is with this in mind that we seek to improve by championing quality and efficiency through a dedicated workforce and cooperative spirit.

    The City of Takoma Park is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We strive to be a diverse workforce that is representative of the residents we serve and the area in which we live.

    We are dedicated to creating an inclusive environment where employees of diverse backgrounds can thrive and make a positive impact in the services we provide.

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