Job Opportunities

Staffing Events

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.

FCCW Programming Internship — Summer/Fall 2021

Timeline: 20-30 hours a week, June – October  2021 

Payment: $15/hour

Through LA County Department of Arts and Culture (LACAC)

The Programming Intern for Feminist Center for Creative Work will gain the unique opportunity to work at a continually emerging organization that works at the nexus of feminism, art, & community. They will work with Programming Director, Mandy Harris Williams, and receive a thorough understanding of program production from start to finish, including but not limited to assisting our staff in organizing content, communicating with prospective program facilitators, and reaching out to various aligned communities to promote and collaborate. This position will work approximately 20 hours a week from June through October.

Ideal candidates for this position:

 

  • Are organized and reliable
  • Have a keen attention to detail
  • Are passionate about the creative landscape of art and politics in Los Angeles
  • Are outgoing, friendly, and helpful
  • Are good communicators, in person and in email
  • Are savvy with email, google docs, and spreadsheets
  • Excel at time management and self-directed work
  • Enjoy working on a variety of projects simultaneously
  • Are excited to engage in a collaborative learning process with the FCCW team and community

Eligibility

 

Students must be:

  • Currently enrolled as undergraduates, including students enrolled in associate’s degree (community college) programs.
  • Residents of Los Angeles County attending college outside of the region or currently attending college in Los Angeles County.
  • Able to legally work within the United States.

Recent graduates may apply as long as they have completed their degree between May 1 – December 1, 2021. The Department of Arts and Culture encourages eligible students from all ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds, as well as disabled students, to apply. Eligible students may participate in the program once.

Timeline & Payment

400 hours of employment between the beginning of June 2021 and October 2021  (an average of 20-30 hours/week) with a stipend of $6,000 ($15/hour).  

Application

The Application Deadline is April 30 at 11:59 pm. Late applications will not be accepted.

Apply here and feel free to email info@wccw.us with any questions. We recommend saving your answers on a separate document before you fill out the application.

This internship is made possible by the LA County Arts Commission, find more info on their site

Getty Marrow Publications Internship — Summer 2021

Timeline: 40 hours/ week for 10 consecutive weeks beginning no sooner than June 7, 2021 and ending no later than August 27, 2021.

Payment: $15/hour (Vacation time not allowed besides normal FCCW holidays)

Through The Getty Foundation

The Publications Intern for Feminist Center for Creative Work will gain the unique opportunity to work at a small, continually iterating organization that works at the nexus of feminism, art, & community. They will work on our two publishing projects, Co—Conspirator Press and SALIMA Magazine. 

Co—Conspirator Press is a publishing platform for artists, writers, designers, printers, social justice workers, and editors from historically underrepresented communities, who use their voice to address intersectional feminist issues and challenge cis-hetero-patriarchy, white-supremacy, and exclusionary, colonial, capitalist, and ableist systems. 

SALIMA Magazine is an intersectional feminist magazine that centers generosity & joy, aiming to be a place of refuge and inspiration, where historically marginalized perspectives are empowered, celebrated, and given a spotlight to shine. 

The intern will have the opportunity to work on all aspects of publishing, including reviewing submissions from our open calls; copy-editing texts; establishing a network of places to distribute our books and magazine issues; coordinating events surrounding the press and magazine; supporting with outreach and research for submissions; working with our communications team for press and magazine promotion; and helping support with logistics around production. We will also provide support for a personal publication-related project defined by the intern at the beginning of the internship. 

Ideal candidates for this position:

 

  • Are outgoing, friendly, and helpful
  • 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 FCCW team and community

Eligibility

 

Students must:

  • Identify with a group underrepresented in museums and visual arts organizations, including, but not limited to, individuals of African American, Asian, Latino/Hispanic, Native American, or Pacific Islander descent
  • Be currently enrolled undergraduates. Students must have completed at least one semester or two quarters of college by June 2020. Students graduating in May or June 2020 are also eligible. (Students who are enrolled in a second BA or BS program are not eligible.)
  • Reside or attend college in Los Angeles County
  • Be a United States citizen or permanent resident.

Timeline & Payment

The internships are full-time (40 hours/week) positions, with a stipend of $6,000 ($15 per hour), for a consecutive ten-week work period between beginning of June and late August, 2021

Application

Application Deadline is Friday, April 30 at 11:59 pm. Late Applications will not be accepted.

Apply here and feel free to email info@wccw.us with any questions.This internship is made possible by the Getty Foundation. You can find more info about their Getty Marrow Undergraduate Internship Program here.

WCCW Graphic Designer — Part-time staff position

 

• This is a part-time, non-exempt staff position to promote all things WCCW

• Approximately 24 hours per week

• Projected hourly rate $20-$24/hour based on internal WCCW payscale, paid holidays and vacation time, healthcare stipend, and professional development stipend. 

• We pay for all your programs, including Adobe and Dropbox

• Laptop provided by WCCW

This position will be remote through at least August 2021, although candidates should live, or plan to live, in the Los Angeles area by Fall 2021.

 

WCCW is seeking a forward thinking, skilled graphic designer. This is a part-time staff position that will work directly with the Communications and Marketing Director to brainstorm campaign concepts and deliver visual assets for membership drives, WCCW programming, and special events, as well as create visual marketing deliverables for newsletters and emails in MailChimp, web icons, landing pages and special websites, social media graphics, among other responsibilities. 

The ideal candidate is thoughtful and collaborative, open to explorating how WCCW can use design as a tool to effectively communicate, while still having fun and pushing the boundaries of a designer’s role in a non-profit. Additionally, they are skilled in graphic design and have a keen eye for typography. They should be organized and able to work independently on a timeline.

Most importantly, we’re looking for someone who deeply resonates with WCCW’s core values and is not only excited to design from them, but to discuss them and engage in WCCW processes to define and evolve our aesthetic style with these in mind. We highly encourage BIPOC, queer, trans, and nonbinary folks to apply!

 

Your responsibilities: 

• Working closely with the Communications and Marketing Director to develop graphics for WCCW programming, including social media assets, emails, and web icons for each event.

• Develop branded materials for stand-alone events hosted by WCCW, while still maintaining visual cohesion throughout

• Collaborate with the visual marketing team to develop branded creative across multiple channels, including, but not limited to, print, video, digital, and other emerging media.

• Implementing new brand guidelines and visuals based on upcoming rebrand.

 

This is a role we’re urgently looking to fill, applications close on April 2, 2021, and we’d like to begin on-boarding our new hire starting the week of April 26th or May 3rd.

To apply, complete the form below by April 2nd at 11:59pm PST.

SALIMA Magazine Graphic Designer for Issue 2

 

• Project-based, contract position

• Hourly rate to be confirmed with designer

• Issue 2 is set for release in Fall 2021

• Remote role, but strong preference for an LA-based designer

• A good chance to collaborate on work with lots of artists, writers, printers, etc.

• Work with with a small but mighty team of seven amazing people

 

SALIMA Magazine is looking for a talented and creative graphic designer to design Issue 02, our Youth Issue, featuring the musings of BIPOC youth ages 19 and under. This position is highly collaborative, and the designer will work directly with SALIMA’s Creative Director to execute on the vision for this magazine. The designer will bring the magazine to life, starting with a series of brainstorming briefings from each contributor, designing each section and layout, and making sure the printed magazine is delivered to the highest quality. The designer will be tasked with using their design skills to explore new and exciting ways to iterate the magazine format and challenge cis-hetero-white-eurocentric aesthetic, while still upholding accessibility and budget constraints.

 

Your responsibilities: 

•Working collaboratively with the Creative Director to design layouts for each section of the magazine.

• Think conceptually about each section and determine a layout design that is both exciting and challenges the cis-hetero-white eurocentric aesthetic, while stil maintaining accesibility at the forefront

• Directing print production, including finding a printer that fits within the production budget, sending print-ready final proofs, and managing timeline and quality control

 

Some ideal qualifications: 

• 2+ year in design experience, preferably in a like-minded institution centring arts, social responsibility or non-profit work.

• High proficiency level with Adobe programs, especially Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop.

• Collaborate with the visual marketing team to develop branded creative across multiple channels, including, but not limited to, print, video, digital, and other emerging media.

• A keen eye for graphic design trends, especially those that center underrepresented communities in design and divest from white, eurocentric aesthetics.

• Implementing new brand guidelines and visuals based on upcoming rebrand.

 

Most importantly, we’re looking for someone who deeply resonates with the mission of SALIMA Magazine in addition to the core values of WCCW, and is excited to design from them. We highly encourage BIPOC, queer, trans, and nonbinary folks to apply!

This is a role we’re urgently looking to fill, applications close on April 2, 2021, and applicants will be notified by April 9th.

To apply, complete the application form below by April 2nd at 11:59pm PST.

WCCW Rebrand Consultant

 

After six years of evolution as an organization, Women’s Center for Creative Work is changing our name and we want to reflect this shift by rebranding with a new look and feel. We’re looking to hire a talented designer, design collective, or agency, on a contract, project basis to lead our rebrand and help us transition into this new phase.

The ideal candidate has experience in branding and website design, perhaps even for arts spaces, and is excited to give a visual voice to our organization. We’re looking for a designer or design collective that can engage us in collective conversations toward this new brand identity, and produce new branding with a brand & style guide, and develop a new website at a new address.

Most importantly, we’re looking for designers who deeply resonate with our mission and core values, and are not only excited to represent them visually, but to join us in our process-oriented discussions to define and evolve our aesthetic style. We highly encourage BIPOC, queer, trans, and nonbinary folks to apply!

 

We’re seeking a designer, design team, or agency with: 

• Experience in rebranding and web development.

• Excitement about the WCCW core values, and visually representing them.

• Availability to work on a short-term contract project basis as soon as possible

 

The project: 

• Meet with our rebrand committee to Identify needs and parameters for our new brand and website.

• Develop and deliver a new logo, brand & style guidelines, and new website (on WordPress or another platform that you prefer).

• Start date: Ideally kick-off April 26 

 

To apply, please complete our form blow and include a brief proposal, work samples and a project quote, by April 2nd at 11:59pm PST.

There are currently no open job opportunities at the WCCW.
Check out our volunteer options and other ways to get involved!

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
This application is now closed. 

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. 

Responsibilities 

Programming 

• 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. 

Curatorial 

• 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..)

Editorial 

• 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 

WCCW Design Fellowship

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

Please email info@wccw.us with any questions