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Jobs: Craft & Folk Art Museum needs a designer and social media manager (Los Angeles, CA)

The Craft & Folk Art Museum (CAFAM) is a place to see art and make art – all under one roof. CAFAM creatively connects the public with art and artists by presenting consistently unexpected exhibitions, offering a wealth of hands-on workshops and hosting special events. Exploring the leading edge of craft, art and design, CAFAM shows traditional techniques taken in new, often surprising directions. 

The Designer & Social Media Manager is a full-time position that works closely with the Exhibitions, Programs, and Membership Department. The position encompasses full responsibility for the design and production of all printed and digital museum materials, as well as social media marketing strategies. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain the visual identity of the museum across all communication platforms 
  • Design and produce all printed materials including but not limited to: quarterly newsletters, flyers, postcards, museum signage, posters, and invitations 
  •  Regularly edit, update, and maintain content on the museum website
  •  Design exhibition catalogues, wall labels, graphics, and outdoor banners
  • Work with vendors for production and delivery of all printed collateral
  • Devise strategies and materials with the marketing team to promote the museum and museum programs
  • Assemble, organize, and archive photos for the museum’s use
  • Manage and schedule daily creative content for all social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, with the goal of growing reach and engaging museums audience
  • Utilize online measurement tools to analyze and grow social media engagement and reach
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Minimum of 1–3 years of design experience with a variety of media
  • BFA degree in Graphic Design or related field of study
  • Experience designing flyers, newsletters, postcards, stationary, and other marketing collateral
  • Experience working with vendors for print production
  • Fluency and familiarity in social media platforms
  • Experience in managing social media and working with online measurement tools
  • Thorough understanding of multimedia branding principles and tactics
  • Strong understanding of culturally-inclined audience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong project management skills with ability to manage multiple tasks and set priorities within tight timelines and high expectations; open to shifting priorities
  • Highly proficient in Adobe Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), Constant Contact
  • Basic understanding of Umbraco or other CMS, Squarespace, HTML
  • Team-oriented and comfortable working in a small organization
  • Positive attitude and solution-oriented approach
  • Ability to learn, understand and apply new technologies and tools.
  • Ability to work some weekends and evenings, as needed 

Send resume, cover letter, and portfolio to Sasha Ali at:


Deadline: 03-20-2017

Job: Full-time Editorial Content Manager for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (New York, NY)

One of the world’s leading dance companies is seeking a self-motivated and detail-oriented team player with superior writing, editing, and proofreading skills. Reporting to the Senior Director of Marketing and Creative Content, this position has a central role in Ailey’s digital and print communications. She/he will work with artists and staff from all areas of the organization, including its two performing companies – Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and Ailey II – as well as The Ailey School, Ailey Extension, and Ailey’s Arts In Education and Community Programs. Responsibilities include: • Working collaboratively with staff in all departments to develop content that reflects the multi-faceted nature of the Ailey organization and creates connections among program areas • Publishing relevant, original, high-quality content on Ailey’s social media channels, which currently include Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube and Vimeo • Managing the work of other contributors to Ailey’s social media channels • Monitoring and responding to comments and questions posted on Ailey’s social media channels • Evaluating social media analytics on a regular basis to inform ongoing strategy • Working with Ailey’s digital marketing team to devise social media ad campaigns • Generating email content for monthly newsletters and targeted campaigns • Creating or updating content on Ailey’s website • Writing/editing content for Ailey print publications, including season brochures and souvenir programs • Ensuring consistency in ‘voice’ for all external communications; maintaining house style guide While primarily working Monday to Friday, the person who takes this job must be willing to monitor and respond on Ailey’s social media channels over the weekend. She/he must also be available to work at night for Ailey’s two New York gala benefits and some NYC performances, as needed. Experience and education: • At least 4 years of experience in copywriting/editing and/or social media • Prior experience at another non-profit preferred • Knowledge of and appreciation for dance in general and the Ailey organization in particular • Photoshop and video editing skills are a plus • Bachelor’s degree Compensation: Competitive salary with full benefits that include health/dental insurance, Flexible Spending Account, 403(b) retirement plan, and savings on transit/parking. Job starts Tuesday, January 3, 2017, with some days for transition to be arranged in December 2016.

Application Instructions / Public Contact Information

To apply for this position, please send the following to • A cover letter summarizing your relevant experience • A one-page resume • Contact information for two references NOTE: Submissions will only be accepted via email; no phone calls or mail submissions. Also, due to the volume of submissions, we are unable to write back individually to everyone who sends in a resume. We will only be in contact if we think you are a strong candidate for this job.