We’re Hiring!

 
 
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Public Programs Manager

Materials & Applications is seeking a part-time Public Programs Manager to coordinate, implement, and supervise all our public programs and special events.

You will be working with our Director and Program Team, either in M&A’s Chinatown office (970 N. Broadway Ave), our Sunset storefront, or with one of our many public program partners. The Public Programs Manager will be responsible for supervising all public installations and programs produced by Materials & Applications. We are looking for an individual with 2-3 years of experience in small non profit art/architecture spaces. You will work closely with the Director and Programming Board in conceptualizing, coordinating and implementing M&A’s quarterly calendar of installations and public programs.

We are looking for someone who can work 20-25 hours a month on a flexible schedule. We pay $18-$22/hr with increases dependent on their performance.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and implement all public programs including performances, lectures, workshops, fundraising events, from communication with artists/speakers and program partners, to scheduling and managing volunteers

  • Managing Program Assistants and Volunteers schedules

  • Prepare, monitor and manage Public Program budgets (with Director)

  • General responsibilities include management of Public Programs calendar, including website updates, and

  • Work with the Executive Director to generate internal and external program communications, including printed collateral and social media

  • Capturing and edit images for communications, grants and other M&A media-related purposes

  • Translate or manage translation of program-related documents and collateral

  • Design and develop M&A's monthly newsletter & announcements

You are someone who

  • has a knowledge of contemporary architectural practices

  • is highly motivated, entrepreneurial, and self-starting

  • enjoys working with architects and artist teams and willing to expand their understanding of critical practices in architecture

  • have a broad range of skills ranging from practical computer skills and administrative abilities to non-profit experience

  • leadership attributes with ability to work independently

  • ability to work with a variety of constituents, including non-profit boards and practicing architects and artists

  • strong interpersonal and written communication skills

  • Proficiency with Google Drive with excellent analytic skills and fluency with budgets

HOW TO APPLY:


Please submit a cover letter and resume to info@materialsandapplications.org with the subject line “Program Manager.”
Application deadline: April 15th, 2019. Phone and in-person interviews will be scheduled on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

M&A is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). We are actively taking steps to meet our commitment to diversity and to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and ages. We especially encourage members of historically underrepresented communities in architecture to apply for this position, including women, people of color, LGBTQ people and people with disabilities.



 
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Public Programs Intern

Materials & Applications is seeking a Public Programs Intern as part of the Los Angeles County Arts Internship Program. The Los Angeles County Arts Internship Program provides 10-week, full-time paid summer internships to eligible undergraduate college students.

M&A is looking for awesome collaborators with strong organizational skills, close attention to detail, and experience with Google Docs and Adobe Creative Suite. You must be self-organized, eager to learn, get your hands dirty if necessary and (of utmost importance) have an intellectual curiosity for contemporary art and architecture culture. You will be working with our Director and Public Programs Manager, either in M&A’s Chinatown office (970 N. Broadway Ave), our Sunset storefront, or with one of our many public program partners.

The Public Program Intern will mainly assistant in all public-facing events produced by Materials & Applications, including opening, closing and supervising our Sunset storefront during open hours (varies by program but typically evening and weekends), engaging with our visitors, and answering any general inquiries about M&A. Other duties may include working with our team to plan and implement M&A's calendar of public programs; assist in the communication and outreach of public programs through social media, mailing list, and outreach campaigns; and interfacing with our general audience through email or person-to-person. You may also provide administrative support for all Public Programs Manager including, but not limited to providing logistical support for program activities, tracking audience engagement and visitor responses, setting up and breaking down for our public programs.

We are looking for individuals who are passionate about cultural programming related to architecture and the built environment; self-motivated, reliable, highly organized; able to handle multiple tasks and deadlines; have strong interpersonal and written communication skills and are team-oriented; and willing to pick up a broom and trash bin every once in a while. Bilingual in Spanish/English a plus! Experience with the following software and databases are also desirable but not necessary (we will train you): Google Docs, Sheets and Presentations, Adobe Suite, Mailchimp, Facebook, Instagram

HOW TO APPLY:


Please submit a cover letter and resume to info@materialsandapplications.org with the subject line “LACAC Public Program Intern.”
 Application deadline: April 15th, 2019. Phone and in-person interviews will be scheduled on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

M&A is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). We are actively taking steps to meet our commitment to diversity and to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and ages. We especially encourage members of historically underrepresented communities in architecture to apply for this position, including women, people of color, LGBTQ people and people with disabilities.