Marketing & Communications Associate
BAX/Brooklyn Arts Exchange seeks a part-time (25 hours a week) Marketing & Communications Associate to join the BAX Team. The position reports to Marketing & Communications Manager and will work with other BAX staff in the education, artists programs, and development departments in a collaborative environment. This is an exciting hands-on entry level position serving as key support in the smooth operation of the marketing department.
The Marketing & Communications Associate will report directly to the Marketing and Communications Manager and will assist the Marketing Department in communicating with audiences, artists, students and families to support the programs, events, classes, and workshops at BAX. This position is part of the Core Administrative Staff and as such participates in organization wide staff meetings and other strategic gatherings and special events.
Ideal Start Date: Oct 2, 2023
- Maintaining the department’s schedules, timelines, and calendars
- Formatting and developing newsletters and social media posts
- Planning and posting social media stories
- Replying to community inquiries on social media
- Developing, organizing, and segmenting the organization’s Press List & Mailing List
- Assisting in organizing departmental files
- Pulling and coordinating the information necessary to implement various departmental initiatives (website, eblasts, social media, brochures, programs, etc)
- Researching alternative outreach opportunities
- Assisting the manager in overseeing interns and volunteers
- Proofreading various communications
- General office assistance
- is highly organized and attentive to detail
- has strong ability to multitask
- works well autonomously
- is unafraid to ask questions
- has experience with various Social Media platforms (planning, posting, and developing content)
- is interested in the performing arts and social justice
- is willing and excited to learn
- has experience with Adobe Suite and/or Canva
- is familiar with project management software such as Asana
- basic understanding of HTML and WordPress a plus
- is fluent in English, both spoken and written.
Salary: $22/hour, 25 hours per week.
Permanent, Non-Exempt, flexible remote/in-person
Schedule is flexible and a combination of remote and in-person work depending on the candidate’s comfort. Preferred schedule is 4-5 days a week sometime between the working hours of 9-6pm (ie, 5-7 hours per day)
This position is eligible for generous paid time off and sick pay in addition to voluntary employee-only contribution participation in BAX’s 403B plan, TransitChek, and Flexible Spending Account, as well as perks such as access to complimentary BAX youth classes for family members, low-cost and free rehearsal studio space, performances, and other opportunities.
Please email a Cover Letter and Resume to email@example.com with the subject line “Marketing Associate”
Strongest candidates will familiarize themselves with BAX’s mission and values, communities, and programs. Your cover letter should include why BAX’s mission and work align with your career goals and your pursuit of this particular opportunity. Position open until filled.
BAX/Brooklyn Arts Exchange is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and developing an inclusive staff team. People of color, women, transgender and queer people, disabled people, and people from culturally, socially, and linguistically diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
BAX/Brooklyn Arts Exchange is a multigenerational arts organization nurturing creative expression and artistic process through education, residencies, and performance at the intersection of arts and social justice.
BAX was founded in 1991 and now serves over 10,000 artists, students, families, audience and community members each year. The organization is dedicated to serving artists in progress, from children to professionals, at all ages and stages of development. The multi-faceted nature of BAX programs invite artists to embark on creative journeys to develop their unique and authentic creative voices. BAX honors the power of performing arts to connect and transform individuals and communities.
We are committed to building equity across our programs, policies, budgets, and culture. This work demands that we identify and interrupt narratives and structures that uphold white supremacy, sexism, and ableism. We respond to this call with rigorous intention and in collaboration with artists, families, students, collaborators, audiences, supporters, neighbors, board, and staff. And so we are accountable to our multiple communities and continue to learn and change while taking immediate and long-term strategic action. We aspire to cultivate a sustainable and just creative ecology where artists of all ages and stages thrive.
To learn more about BAX, please visit bax.org.