Communications and Marketing Consultant
9 month contract–Nov 2020–July 2021–with potential for permanent position hire after.
• Approximately 25–30 hours per week
• $3,000–$3,500 per month based on experience, in line with WCCW payscale
• Initial contract can be performed remotely.
Women’s Center for Creative Work seeks a Communications and Marketing Consultant for a 9-month contract to support the development and execution of communications materials and strategies around the launch of new digital membership and programming platforms, a website redesign, and to refine and support the day-to-day systems and communications and marketing initiatives of WCCW. Because both WCCW and many individuals are in unusual situations this year, we are offering this as a contract position that can be performed remotely for the remainder of this Fiscal Year, but there is potential for the position to become permanent at the end of that period.
This position will be responsible for the overall development and execution of the WCCW communications strategy and all marketing initiatives during this time period. They will produce and/or edit all written content for the website, WCCW print media, press materials, and fundraising and membership materials. A great person for this position will have a commitment to developing and evolving organizational storytelling practices through all digital, print, and in-person avenues, in line with WCCW Core Values and in service of specific goals.
This contractor will work closely with the Communications Manager, Creative Director, and any interns working directly on communications projects. They will support the development and review of social media calendars and materials, in line with larger communications strategies. They will work closely with the Creative Director as they develop and design the visual aspects of communication materials, in line with larger communications strategies.
The Communications and Marketing Consultant will be responsible for the development of marketing strategies for all projects and programs during their tenure, working closely with Programming, Co––Conspirator Press, SALIMA Magazine, and Print Lab teams to identify and develop marketing strategies. They will conceptualize and manage production and execution of occasional advertisements and manage promotional and communications based partnerships and relationships. They will respond to press inquiries and provide updates on WCCW projects and programs to members of the press.
Ideal candidates for this position will:
• Have excellent written and verbal communications skills, bi/multilingual a plus
• Have 3+ years of professional experience creating written materials for various platforms and projects, with documented experience writing about cultural production.
• Are able to tailor conversations and messages with consideration for different audiences and outreach goals
• Have multiple years of professional experience planning, managing, and executing social media, communication, and/or marketing campaigns
• Are outgoing, love engaging with people, and storytelling about projects and issues they care about.
• Enjoy working within a dynamic creative team
• Have a working technical knowledge of WordPress, social media platforms, and Google Docs.
• Feel aligned with Women’s Center for Creative Work, our mission, and Core Values.
Application Deadline: October 18, 2020 11:59 PST
We are currently looking for some more people to help us staff WCCW Programming! Staffers are WCCW representatives during events– they help event facilitators open the space, set up, check people in, tell people about WCCW, and set the tone for the space as per our core values. If you are interested in staffing programs at WCCW please fill out the form below, and if it seems like a good fit we will email you to schedule an interview.
Communications & Storytelling Internship
Fall 2020- Winter 2021
The Communications & Storytelling Intern for Women’s Center for Creative Work will gain the unique opportunity to work at a small, continually emerging organization that works at the nexus of feminism, art, & community.
From working on our online archive, interviewing folks who interact with our space, to helping to create content for our website & social media, this intern would gain a thorough understanding of the inner workings of a small community arts organization.
The main project the intern would work on is creating content to help us tell stories about how we put our core values into practice— documenting all the ways we create & foster creative communities and platform the work of historically underrepresented artists.
We are interested in developing narratives around how to present all the varied things we do to the public, and this internship would develop the way we define ourselves through storytelling. After analyzing the various aspects of how we do these things, the intern would develop a storytelling project to present to the public in the form of their choosing (writing, video, photography, etc.) depending on their particular skills.
Ideal candidates for this position:
• Are outgoing, friendly, and helpful, and enjoys conversation with many different kinds of people
• Are good communicators, in person and in email
• Are interested in learning more about community arts or nonprofit organizations
• Are savvy with email, google docs, and spreadsheets
• Are organized and reliable
• Excel with time management and self-directed work
• Have a keen attention to detail
• Enjoy working on a variety of projects simultaneously
• Are excited to engage in a collaborative learning processes with the WCCW team and community
Open to currently enrolled undergraduate (2 or 4-year) and community college students who reside or attend college in Los Angeles County. Recent graduates may apply as long as they have completed their degree between May 1 – September 1, 2020.
Students must be:
• Currently enrolled as undergraduates, including students enrolled in associate’s degree (community college) programs (if you are a recent graduate, please see criteria above).
• Residents of Los Angeles County attending college outside of the region or currently attend college in Los Angeles County.
• Able to legally work within the United States. Students who are on track to complete their undergraduate degree, or transfer from a community college to a four-year institution between May 1-September 1, 2020, are also eligible.
• Students who have already earned a BA, BS, or a higher degree are not eligible for the Los Angeles County Arts Internship Program.
• Students who have previously participated in the program are not eligible to participate a second time.
• Students who are invited to participate in the program will be asked to provide verification of eligibility via college transcripts, driver’s license, and other documents to show enrollment status and/or LA County residence.
Timeline & Payment
400 hours of employment between October 1, 2020 and March 1, 2021 (an average of 20 hours/week) with a stipend of $6,000 ($15/hour).
LACAC updated the requirements to this program to accommodate for the COVID-19 pandemic. See full details here.
Application Deadline is August 30, 2020.
Applications who are selected for an interview round will be emailed in September to schedule an interview via Zoom.
Email email@example.com with questions. If you have questions regarding academic standing eligibility, please email Martín Hernandez at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This internship is made possible by the LA County Arts Commission. More information about their Internship Program here.
We recommend saving your answers on a separate document before you fill out the application.
Programs Director – This application is closed
Full-time exempt position: 30-35 hours weekly performed in-office, with availability for attendance at some evening and weekend programming.
Salary range from approximately $52,000–$57,000 annually, based on WCCW internal payscale. Generous personal and vacation time allotments. Health Insurance stipend.
This position will develop and oversee a variety of programming, curatorial, and editorial projects within Women’s Center for Creative Work. This position is considered executive leadership, so in addition to the responsibilities articulated below, the Programs Director will have a significant role in planning and visioning as it relates to the larger picture of the organization, and operates as a representative of WCCW at internal and external programs, meetings, and events.
• Thoughtfully develop quarterly themes for all programming with a clear, unified, curatorial vision, that takes place at Women’s Center for Creative Work during three month periods (three “quarters” annually).
• Curate urgent, intersectional feminist, arts/creative, social justice-oriented, and community based programming inline with the quarterly theme
• Manage an open call for programming each quarter, developing programs curated through this call.
• Work in deep relationship with programmers to develop content, plan for, and execute programs.
• Oversee and manage support staff including interns, event staffers, and contracted photographers and video producers.
• Continue to research and develop ways to bring programming to various digital platforms.
• Create and manage timelines and budgets for the production of programming at WCCW.
• Work with the Executive Director to select artists in residence (3 annually), including preemptive research, studio visits, etc…
• Work with Executive Director to develop timelines for project description, programming, etc…around artist in residence.
• Work with the Artist in Residence to develop and organize programming in line with their projects/exhibitions.
• Develop artistic projects for off-site invitations (public art projects, outside exhibitions, programming partnerships, etc..)
• Collaborate with team members working on Co-Conspirator Press to develop content for publication, being especially mindful of potential ways to deepen conversations happening within programming through publishing.
• Collaborate with Director of Communications and Marketing to develop language and materials for programming and curatorial projects.
• Work with Social Media Manager to develop promotional language and material about projects and programs
• Review and edit digital and print materials around programming and curatorial projects.
The ideal candidate has at least three to five years of professional programming and/or curatorial experience including event planning and production, ideally within a creative field. They have a dedicated commitment to anti-oppressive and intersectional feminist/womanist work, and have produced work that is in alignment with WCCW’s core values. They have deep connections to local creative communities and to Los Angeles. They have experience overseeing the work of other staff, production timelines, and budgets. They have excellent written and verbal communication skills, and are comfortable with various digital tools including google docs/drive, CRM platforms, and project management tools.
Bilingual is a plus! Ideally in one of the top few languages spoken in LA County including: Spanish, Tagalog, Chinese, Korean, Armenian, and Japanese.
Applications due by 11:59pm on November 22, 2019
The WCCW Design Fellowship Program is for emerging graphic designers who will bring different working methodologies which speak to the changing nature of design, focusing on larger, complex, multi-part projects that include graphic design’s traditional output like booklets and social media, but that also go further to think about the holistic idea of design as an integral part of an organization. Click here for more information on how to apply. (Posted June 1, 2018)
This call closed at 11:59pm on July 23, 2018
Selection Process Schedule (may be subject to change):
August 1-31, 2018: Application review
September 5-19, 2018: Interviews
September 21:, 2018: Final Decision Made by Committee, fellow notified
October 1: Fellowship Start Date
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