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Inner-City Arts affirms that it is our policy to afford equal protection in all our personnel practices to all employees and applicants for employment regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, marital status, age, sex, sexual orientation, medical condition, veteran status, military status or any other protected status as defined under state and federal laws.

Available Positions

Inner-City Arts is seeking an experienced, detail-oriented Executive Assistant to join our team. Reporting to the President & CEO, the position’s primary responsibility is to support the CEO in the day to day operations of the organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the CEO in planning, directing, managing and coordinating day-to-day business activities of Inner-City Arts
  • Assist the CEO to manage work output, workflow and office deadlines
  • Develop good working relationships across all departments and be a resource for staff, visitors, the Board of Directors and donors
  • Assist the CEO with managing the work of the Board of Directors and Founders Board in general
  • Manage Board of Directors meetings and some Board Committee meetings with general set-up, hospitality, taking and distributing meeting minutes and managing workflow as needed
  • Manage Agenda distribution and meeting minutes for Staff Leadership meetings
  • Maintain CEO’s calendar; schedule and coordinate meetings and other related events for the CEO
  • Answer/screen telephone calls, arrange conference calls, manage call back list for the CEO
  • Serve as point of contact for all staff and external constituents in relation to the CEO; greet visitors
  • Facilitate the CEO’s accessibility and open lines of communication with staff
  • Develop and maintain contact lists for CEO’s business engagements
  • Draft and/or edit CEO’s correspondence and preparation of formal presentations
  • Maintain issue-specific files, spreadsheets and databases
  • Provide research and documentation for the CEO in regards to funders, outside programs, current arts related news and other items as requested
  • Prepare, review and track invoices and expense reports for the CEO
  • Plan and manage or assist with events as assigned
  • Help answer the organization’s main phone line and direct calls as needed.  Meet and greet visitors, determine the nature of their visit and notify appropriate staff members
  • Initiate travel arrangements; create detailed itineraries for the CEO or other associates as instructed
  • Maintain appearance and cleanliness of administration meeting area with the Administrative Associate and support this position as needed
  • Other duties and tasks consistent with the mission of Inner-City Arts and the position as defined by the CEO

 

Qualifications:

  • Possess strong written and oral communication skills
  • Possess a high level of integrity, diplomacy, organization and initiative
  • The capacity to thrive in a fast-paced work environment that values vitality, integrity and flexibility
  • Maintain excellent working relationships with funders, board members, visitors and staff
  • Excellent project management and data management skills needed (Excel/Word required, additional knowledge of Donor Perfect is preferred) as well as working knowledge of social media interfaces

HOURS:
Full-time position/40 hours per week (including evenings and weekend hours as needed).

LOCATION:
Inner-City Arts is located in the Downtown Los Angeles Warehouse District, adjacent to the Produce Mart and Skid Row.

SALARY:
Commensurate with experience.

TO APPLY:
Mail/Fax/Email resume and cover letter to: Human Resources, Inner-City Arts Attn: Executive Assistant, 720 Kohler Street, Los Angeles, CA 90021; Fax: 213-627-6469; Email info@inner-cityarts.orgNo calls please.

Inner-City Arts is seeking a part-time Digital Media Arts Teaching Artist who is experienced, dynamic and resourceful, to develop and implement a 7-16 week curriculum for students ranging in grades 3-12. The Digital Media Arts curriculum can include a combination of computer-based media including computer graphics, motion graphics, digital animation, video editing and digital photography.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create a safe and engaging creative learning environment, by creating and implementing a unique and current digital media curriculum that is age and skill appropriate for grades 3-12.
  • Teach part-time, 3 days a week (Mon, Wed and Fri) 3 periods a day (1.25 hr class each)
  • Adjust the curriculum and projects to meet the diversity of students and the program (ages/grades/learning abilities, schedules, special events).
  • Participate in staff training, planning and orientation meetings and events.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BA, BFA or advanced degree in Digital Media, Filmmaking, Computer Graphics, Motion Graphics or related arts field or digital media art form.
  • Experience and practice in the field.
  • Experience in teaching and/or knowledge of Adobe software (Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects and/or Premiere).
  • Prior teaching experience with grades 3-12; prior teaching experience in public schools.
  • Ability to design and differentiate curricula to adjust for different age groups, cultural and linguistic backgrounds and learning abilities.
  • Knowledge and/or experience working with English Learners or Special Needs population.
  • Knowledge and/or experience in learner-centered education.
  • Interest or experience in integrating academic content into the art form (i.e. math or language arts with design).
  • Must be a team player, exhibit patience and sensitivity and enjoy working with youth.
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish a plus.

LOCATION:
Inner-City Arts is located in downtown Los Angeles 720 Kohler Street, Los Angeles, CA 90021

WORK SCHEDULE:
Part-Time. Opportunities in special projects and weekend programs may also be available.

SALARY:
Commensurate with education and experience.

TO APPLY:
Email resume with cover letter to: Beth Tishler, Director of Education, beth@www.inner-cityarts.org.
NO CALLS PLEASE.

 

Inner-City Arts is seeking a Digital Media & Marketing Intern to aid in telling our organization’s story through stylish photo and video documentation, social media marketing, and blog features. An ideal ca­­ndidate is responsible, organized, dynamic, resourceful, and eager to gain non-profit and creative experience. The Digital Media & Marketing Intern will work on projects and learn under the guidance of Inner-City Arts’ Communications Manager.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Photograph, film and document projects and happenings at Inner-City Arts
  • Edit photos and edit filmed footage into short and compelling videos
  • Assist with composing and scheduling social media posts
  • Research, pitch, and, write short engaging content for Inner-City Arts’ blog
  • Brainstorm and pitch new and exciting ways to share our stories
  • Attend and participate in staff orientation meetings and events both on campus and off campus, where schedule permits

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Relevant study in photography, digital media and marketing, filmmaking, marketing and communications, or related arts field
  • Some experience and practice in the field is preferred
  • Experience in or knowledge of Adobe software (Photoshop, Illustrator, Lightroom, After Effects and/or Premiere)
  • Excellent communication skills and experience writing and editing blog posts using language catered to various social media platforms
  • Interest and experience using major social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.)
  • Interest in working with youth
  • Passionate about arts education
  • Highly organized, creative, self-motivated, and ready to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with WordPress is a plus

WORK SCHEDULE:

Intern must be committed to working on our campus in Downtown LA two days a week (a minimum of 10 hours/week). Intern and Communications Manager will outline a schedule based on the intern’s availability and schedule. On occasion, intern may be asked to attend events during the weekend.

 

This internship is unpaid and only available to students eligible to receive college credit.

 

TO APPLY:
Email resume with cover letter, detailed availability, and online portfolio link to:

Vy Pham, Communications Manager, vy@inner-cityarts.orgNO CALLS PLEASE.

 

Due to the high volume of applications, please allow time for individual application responses.

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