2016 Hollywood Fringe Staff Openings

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We are seeking two individuals to join our awesome team!

We’re excited to announce that we are once again looking for additional team members for the Hollywood Fringe staff. We are now seeking motivated and dedicated individuals to fill the positions of Outreach Coordinator & Publicity Manager.

Qualified candidates should have prior experience (or similar skills), and excellent written, verbal, interpersonal and organizational skills. Please submit your resume and a brief cover letter describing why you would like to be a part of the Fringe team to our Volunteer Director, Stina Pederson ([email protected]). An honorarium will be provided each Fringe season. Deadline to apply is December 14th. If you have any questions, please feel free to email support


Outreach Coordinator Job Description

Qualifications

  • The qualified individual is organized, focused, positive, outgoing, strategic and empathetic.
  • Should have high energy and a flexible schedule.
  • Knowledge of social media, Google Drive, Slack, Excel, and ZenDesk a plus.

Responsibilities


  • The Outreach Coordinator will support the Outreach Director in efforts to expand and diversify Hollywood Fringe Festival’s program, focusing specifically on community events serving the current body of Fringe participants and audience.

  • Develop both new and pre-established outreach initiatives.

  • Maintain communication with a network of arts industry contacts (including other non-profit arts organizations, community festivals, and more) with the goal of finding opportunities to collaborate and integrate programming.

  • Expand accessibility for local Hollywood residents, including increased bilingual programming, flexible scheduling and pricing, and more.

  • Assist Fringe staff with all events, including pre-Festival workshops, Town Halls, and Office Hours, as well as Festival events like Fringe Prom, Runway, and Opening and Closing Parties.

What to Expect


  • A fast-paced, collaborative work environment.

  • A high level of contact with Senior Staff, especially the Outreach Director.

  • Potential to become a solid fixture of the Hollywood Fringe Festival Senior Staff.
 
 
Publicity Manager Job Description

Qualifications
  • Demonstrable experience in publicity & press relations (Candidate must have experience pitching and/or writing press releases)
  • Interest in newsletter marketing (we have a newsletter subscribership of over 16,000 people). Prior experience with a large newsletter list a plus.
  • Interest in social media marketing. Prior experience a plus.
  • Candidate should be proficient in basic computer skills (Bonus points for experience with Google Drive, MailChimp or Slack)
  • Available to work 5-10 hours/week in the off-season (July through December), 10-20 hours per week during pre-season (January through March), 20-30 hours per week during Festival season (April through June).
  • Desire to work in the Fringe environment: we are a young non-profit arts organization centered around an annual festival.
  • Ideally, the candidate will be an imaginative, confident and flexible team player!
Responsibilities
  • The Publicity Manager will directly assist the Communications Director by running the publicity department for the Hollywood Fringe Festival.
  • Draft plans, an Editorial Calendar, press releases and weekly newsletters.
  • Maintain the Fringe Press List by researching new contacts, removing old contacts and building relationships with existing contacts.
  • Secure news coverage for the Hollywood Fringe Festival as well as year-round initiatives (workshops, Town Halls, deadlines, etc).
  • Assist with Social Media and other special projects
What to Expect
  • A fast-paced, collaborative work environment.
  • A workplace for self-starters (most work will be done from home except for June when some work in Hollywood will be required).
  • A high level of contact with Senior Staff, especially the Communications Director.
  • Potential to become a solid fixture of the Hollywood Fringe Festival Senior Staff.

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