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MULTIMEDIA GRAPHIC DESIGNER
World Music/CRASHarts (WMCA), New England's leading presenter of international music and dance, seeks a full time Multimedia Graphic Designer. World Music/CRASHarts is a nonprofit organization that presents an eclectic mix of global, folk, jazz, and indie music along with contemporary and world dance in greater Boston. A full time staff of eight promotes an average of 60 concerts peryear along with the annual music festival, CRASHfest.

The Multimedia Graphic Designer will work closely with the Marketing and Development teams to develop and execute the overall visual strategy for WMCA. The Multimedia Graphic Designer should offer ideas and creative strategies that engage, attract, and promote the WMCA brand, programming, and nonprofit status. This position will help define and maintain WMCA style guidelines and visual identity. Leading candidates will have a sense of adventure, appreciation for the arts, and the ability to work well within a small organization. The Multimedia Graphic Designer will report to the Director of Marketing.

Responsibilities:
• Creative concept, layout, and design of print communications including postcards, posters, brochures, flyers, ads, programs, banners, invitations, fundraising appeals
• Create promotional videos to market individual concerts, season wide programming, festival, and multi-night programming
• Produce graphics and animations for social media and other digital platforms
• Build email newsletters and email marketing campaigns
• Maintain archives of ads, photos, videos, etc.
• Manage relationships with print vendors including soliciting quotes, communicating print specs, and managing the print and proofing process
• Participate in brainstorming sessions and staff meetings 
• Perform other duties, as assigned

Qualifications:
• BFA in graphic design or related field, or a minimum of 1 year experience
• Demonstrable skills and talent in graphic design
• Expert use of industry-standard graphic design software programs including InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator
• Working knowledge of film editing software including After Effects
• Possess an excellent command of print and web process
• Working knowledge of HTML/CSS
• Strong working knowledge of social media platforms, blogging, podcasts
• Meticulous attention to detail, ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously with often aggressive deadlines, highly organized
• Videography/photography skills a plus

Qualified candidates should send a resume, cover letter, online portfolio and/or design samples by June 1, 2019 to: Jennifer@worldmusic.org

 

World Music/CRASHarts is currently seeking applicants for temporary, unpaid Development, Marketing, and Box Office Interns. 

Internship - Development 

This position of Development Intern offers exposure to all areas of working in a non-profit arts organization including development research and fundraising, event planning, marketing and administration. Proven organizational abilities, writing and oral communication skills, creativity and computer literacy are essential. Leading candidates will have attention to detail, appreciation for the arts and the ability to work well within a small, non-profit organization. Attendance at concerts is an added benefit for interns.

Responsibilities include: *Assist with music festival planning, sponsorship soliciation, and production for CRASHfest *Assist with coordination of donor communication and campaigns *Create and analyze social media campaigns for membership solicitations and post-concert feedback *Conduct prospect research and update donor profiles in database *Research and identify businesses for program ad solicitations *Assist with database input and creating mail lists *Facilitate ticket giveaways and premium tracking *Other responsibilities as assigned. The successful candidate will have the following skills: *Highly organized, energetic, with exceptional attention to detail *Excellent written and proof reading skills *Good communication and social media skills *Must be able work independently, show initiative and be a problem-solver *Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word, interest in learning database management skills.

Note: This internship is flexible. Responsibilities can be custom-tailored to intern’s interests and skills.

Interested candidates should email: Devin Lambert, Development Associate at devin@worldmusic.org

Internship - Marketing 

The Marketing Intern will work closely with the Marketing Director to implement many aspects of the marketing plan and publicity campaigns for an annual series of concerts. This intern position offers exposure to all areas of arts marketing - promotion, public relations and administration. Proven organizational abilities, writing and oral communication skills, creativity and computer literacy is essential. Leading candidates will have a sense of adventure, appreciation for the arts and the ability to work well within a small organization.

Responsibilities include: * Assist in the coordination of press and publicity direct mail campaigns * Maintain media support materials including photos, slides and CDs * Create program notes for concerts, dependent upon computer abilities * Supervise in-office volunteers * Conduct community outreach research, coordinate mailings and flyer distribution * Facilitate radio promotions and ticket giveaways * Other responsibilities as assigned • Note: This internship is flexible. Responsibilities can be custom-tailored to intern’s interests and skills. The successful candidate will have the following skills: * Highly organized, energetic and articulate with exceptional attention to detail * Excellent written and proof reading skills * An ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and work under pressure. Must be able to take initiative and being a problem-solver * Working knowledge of Windows and Word * A background in graphic design a plus.

Interested candidates should email: Jen Fox, Marketing Director jennifer@worldmusic.org

Internship - Box Office

We are seeking a person to help out in our Box Office, assist with phone traffic, receive phone orders, and help maintain our database. This person will also be asked to help with all of our concerts on an automated ticketing system, take ticket orders, help handle member seating assignments and member services throughout the season, and provide reports to management as needed.  Presence at concerts is encouraged & may be requested from time to time.

The overall responsibility of the Box Office Internship is to help ensure the effective and smooth running of a small but very busy box office. The successful candidate will have the following: * Good organizational skills and the ability to handle many tasks at once. Must be able to take initiative and be a problem-solver. * Pleasant, friendly manner and a sincere commitment to customer service * Prior Box Office/ Ticketing/ or Office Assistant experience is helpful * Familiarity and experience of live performances & of the arts are a plus * Working knowledge of Windows, MS Excel, MS Word * Other responsibilities as assigned  * Ability to be in the office up to 2 days a week during our Fall Season 

Interested candidates should email: Jodi Schwedelson, Box Office Manager jodi@worldmusic.org 

Volunteers for World Music/CRASHarts
*are called into the office to help with stuffing envelopes for member mailings, outreach packets, and labeling postcards *receive hourly credit towards future shows

Street Teamers
*spread the word about performances on campuses and throughout towns by distributing postcards and putting up posters *help spread the word virally through social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, etc. *receive hourly credit towards future shows