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We list all part-time, full-time, temporary, internship and apprentice experiences for individual artists, designers, performers, writers and all other creative professions. 

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Operations Coordinator

Are you passionate about bridging the educational divide in this country? Are you convinced that a meaningful, respectful learning experience is a right to which everyone should have access? Are you excited about helping companies transform their culture to become more open, respectful and inclusive to all their employees? Then consider joining Books at Work! They are looking for someone who can help them manage their operations and facilitate the smooth functions of their work – someone excited about working in a high-performing team driven by the Books@Work mission to engage minds and transform communities.

Sisterhood Anisfield-Wolf Associate 2017 – 2018 School Year

This position is reserved for a college student. The Anisfield-Wolf Associate will work under the direction of the Youth Services Director. Sisterhood is an after school program for girls ages 10-18 and meets Tuesday – Thursday 3:00 – 6:30 p.m. and Friday 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. with the exception of CMSD and West Side Community House holidays.

Part Time Museum Store Associate

Do you love to shop, talk about shopping, and be around interesting merchandise that you’ll never find in the mall? Are you a “cultural adventurer” who loves meeting new people while spending time in a fun, creative environment? Sales Associates in the MOCA store are enthusiastic, outgoing individuals who provide MOCA visitors with an outstanding shopping experience. Responsibilities include sales, merchandising, stock work, web order fulfillment, and special events.

Part Time Event Venue Sales Manager

What will you be doing?
• Deliver an outstanding experience to every potential customer, as is expected during every visitor interaction with the museum.
• Efficiently handle inbound business leads and nurture existing client relationships.
• Aggressively pursue outbound sales efforts and identification of prospective clientele and new market segments.
• Cultivate strong relationships by conducting follow-up activities to ensure client satisfaction and encourage repeat business.
• Work alongside MOCA’s Marketing and Communications team to produce targeted messaging and materials that promote special event sales, capitalizing on your intimate understanding of the Cleveland market and regional trends.
• Juggle logistical organization including proposals, contract negotiation, reporting and invoicing.

Part-time Art Instructor

Lake Erie College, a small, co-educational, four-year, independent liberal arts college located in Painesville, OH, 30 miles east of Cleveland, invites applicants for a part-time adjunct instructor for an introductory course involving hands-on processes, theory/criticism and art history for the Fall 2017 semester. 

The candidate should hold a minimum of a master’s degree in art. Prior teaching experience is preferred, and the candidate should demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching in a liberal arts college environment.

Executive Director

Reporting to the 16-member Board of Trustees, the Executive Director (ED) will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for Zygote’s staff, programs, and execution of its mission.  The ED will develop deep knowledge of the fine art printmaking field, core programs, operations, and business plans.

The ED will be based primarily at Zygote’s flagship workshop and gallery at 1410 East 30th Street, Cleveland, Ohio.

Part-time Picture Framer

Part time position available in retail picture framing shop. Looking for a creative personality who loves designing customers' picture framing projects. From designing to execution, the ideal candidate would be just as comfortable working around people as much as hand tools. Picture framing experience preferred though not required. Will train in all aspects of picture framing, designing, and helping customers.

Director of Grants

The Director of Grants is responsible for the management of local, national and select corporate grants for the Center for Arts-Inspired Learning. This involves writing proposal requests for both restricted and unrestricted programming and upon grant awards, submitting interim and final narrative and financial reports plus additional documentation as required. Other responsibilities include researching prospective funding sources and stewardship to foundation program officers. S/he works closely with the Director of Programs and Director of Development and reports to the Executive Director.

Exhibition Project Manager

Reporting to the Senior Curator, the Exhibition Project Manager plays an integral role within a five-person exhibitions department, and works in close collaboration with the Senior Exhibitions Manager. The primary responsibility of the Exhibition Project Manager is in support of the development, production and installation of MOCA’s exhibitions and artist projects. This includes working with lead curators and artists on the development and production of new commissions and onsite projects; planning and scheduling production and installation timelines; managing an installation crew; and providing hands-on assistance in the installation of works of art in diverse media. The position also involves supporting registrational activities including condition reports, packing and unpacking, shipping and receiving, gallery inspection and maintenance, and supervision and training of gallery attendants.

Teaching Artist

The Musical Theater Project is looking for exceptional teaching artists to bring the joy of musical theater to elementary school students throughout Northeast Ohio during the 2017-18 school year. Explore the themes, stories and characters of classic musicals like Peter Pan and The Wizard Of Oz through dance, song and creative play.

Resident Teaching Artist

The Center for Arts-Inspired Learning is hiring a Resident Teaching Artist with mastery in theatre, music, or musical theatre to facilitate in-school and out-of-school time residencies. The Resident Teaching Artist will work to ensure the Center for Arts-Inspired Learning develops successful, effective and creative arts integration and educational programs throughout Northeast Ohio for a variety of learners. Resident Teaching Artists will research and develop programs that are innovative, artistic and are connected to core subject matter. RTAs will also gather data, document processes and participate in professional development as appropriate. The position also demands an understanding of youth development and how to effectively engage students who represent multiple ages, backgrounds and previous exposure to the arts.

Part-Time Art Instructor

Are you an artist looking for a part-time job? Do you love hosting parties and meeting new people? Bottle & Bottega could have the perfect position for you!

Bottle & Bottega is looking for local artists to instruct their work and the work of other artists at public, private, corporate, kids and fundraising events. Events are held throughout Cleveland West at thefuture studio location and a variety of venues (bars, restaurants, event spaces, even people's homes).

Community Engagement and Programs Manager

What will you be doing?
• Create and cultivate strong relationships with organizations and individuals that help inform, support, and execute meaningful programs for diverse adult audiences.
• Collaborate to develop outreach strategies and public programs on and off site that expand audience, encourage repeat attendance, and deepen MOCA’s public value.
• Host community conversations and develop other innovative approaches intended to gain insight into local interests and needs.
• Create, execute, and critically evaluate programs ranging from intimate activities to large-scale parties and concerts.
• Work alongside MOCA’s Marketing and Communications team to produce targeted messaging and materials that promote the museum and its offerings.
• Support the museum’s curatorial team in their development and execution of exhibition-related programs.
• Juggle logistical organization including contract negotiations and shared on-site event management.

Part Time Graphic Designer

What will you be doing?
* Help craft the world’s perception of MOCA.
* Master MOCA’s brand voice in a consistent, pithy manner.
* Juggle a variety of production needs efficiently and with constant awareness of deadlines.
* Produce beautiful, unique seasonal member magazines, annual reports, invitations, signage, web pages, e-blasts, display ads and anything else we can dream up.
* Use Trello software to track all design projects and keep the marketing team up to speed.
* Coach a delightful student intern.

Graphic Design Intern

Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) is seeking a Graphic Design Intern to perform design and layout of marketing materials to support the theatre's 2017/2018 season.

Development Coordinator

The Development Coordinator:

1. Plans and manages the execution of all contributed revenue activities, including government, foundations, corporations and individuals.
2. Advises Program Coordinators on the availability of potential external funding and the fundability considerations in program planning.
3. With assistance from Communications and Marketing Coordinator, prepares “marketing” collateral for all Development activities.
4. Provides project management support and staff liaison services for the Benefit Chair and chair of other fundraising and donor development events.
5. Obtains and manages administrative and event volunteers.
6. Gathers and maintains statistical data required for external reporting and internal analysis.
7. Maintains external arts and nonprofit statistical reporting, such as Data Arts (formerly Cultural Data Project).

Studio Workshop Coordinator

The Studio Workshop Coordinator will work to:

1. Define standard curricula and rotating periodicity for curricula workshops.
2. Coordinate and integrate workshop scheduling with other programs for mutual advantage.
3. Plan and schedule studio workshops for each regular series and for any additional studio workshops available to the public.
4. Determine costs and pricing for each workshop.
5. Provide forecasts of materials that will be required from our Studios (such as beaten fiber, paper, inks, etc.) to the Studio Coordinator within the prescribed advance notice period.

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Exhibition Technician

Reporting to the Senior Exhibitions Manager and Preparator, and working as part of the Curatorial Team, the Exhibition Technician is a seasonal employee responsible for working on all aspects of exhibition installation. This individual will assist in the implementation of exhibitions onsite at the Museum. Work includes packing and unpacking works of art, shipping and receiving, installation of artworks, and all phases of gallery preparations including but not limited to painting, wall repair, finishing, and material handling. Exhibition Technicians primarily assist museum staff with all aspects of the installation of exhibitions.