Join our Team

Craft Lake City is a non-profit organization that lives to champion the local maker scene. Craft Lake City’s flagship event is the annual DIY Festival held each year in August. We also offer year-round programming that includes workshops, exhibits, and other special events. If you are community-minded and interested in DIY culture, take a look at the opportunities below. You might be a great fit and just who we’re looking for!

Job Opportunities

  • Community Events Assistant
    The Community Events Assistant will be responsible for the support and/or on-site coordination of outreach events in communities throughout Utah. Craft Lake City’s Community Event Assistant is interested in the local maker movement, is familiar with Craft Lake City’s programs and mission, and has a passion for sales and event management. The Community Event Assistant will serve as a public ambassador for Craft Lake City, and will work to ensure a positive experience for community event attendees and partners.

    Responsibilities
    -Serving as a representative and ambassador of Craft Lake City at various community outreach events during the year
    -Setting up and breaking down Craft Lake City’s table or booth in each venue
    -Interacting with the public to promote Craft Lake City programs
    -Selling Craft Lake City merchandise and tickets to meet internal sales goals
    -Coordinating craft activities for the public at certain community events
    -Managing volunteers as necessary
    -Maintaining a clean and organized area during the event
    -Sending images and info to CLC’s social media manager during the event
    -Returning all event supplies to CLC headquarters
    -Providing photos from the outreach event to CLC
    -Assisting with post-event reporting as needed

    Qualifications:
    -Prior experience with event coordination
    -Experience in sales and/or arts programming preferred
    -Exceptional organizational and customer service skills
    -Ability to access email each day and respond in a timely manner
    -Proficient with Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, etc.
    -Ability to adapt and be flexible in an event-driven, nonprofit environment
    -An interest in creating meaningful relationships between Craft Lake City and the community
    -Ability to perform under stress; stress management skills

    Requirements:
    -This is a seasonal, part-time position with hours that fluctuate depending on CLC’s schedule of special events.
    -Must attend required meetings and production training
    -Must be able to commit to work the public hours of the events with additional setup and teardown specific to each program
    -Must have your own laptop and vehicle
    -Must be comfortable lifting chairs, tables, and other supplies

    Craft Lake City is an equal opportunity employer. Craft Lake City will not discriminate and will take measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, creed, color, national origin or sex.
  • Web Developer
    Craft Lake City is looking for a Programmer that has an interest in learning and managing updates to our custom-built digital festival application.

    This is a contract, part-time position with a weekly time commitment of 2-5 hours per week with increased hours during the Fall and Spring.

    Qualifications:
    -Exceptional communication skills
    -Knowledge in front and back end development in PHP/HTML/CSS/JS
    -Experience in MySQL database management system
    -Knowledge of wordpress
    -Knowledge of APIs with JavaScript and JSON

    Requirements:
    -Must have access to email daily
    -Must be able to commit to working 2-5 hours per week
    -A love Utah’s nonprofit creative community

    Craft Lake City is an equal opportunity employer. Craft Lake City will not discriminate and will take measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, creed, color, national origin or sex.
  • Hiring Coordinator
    The hiring coordinator will be responsible for the recruitment & hiring of the Craft Lake festival team, development of training programs & strategies, and the retention of event staff by building relationships & overseeing the organization’s culture of “Work hard, have fun and be nice to people!”. This is a part-time, contract position with a weekly time commitment of 10-15 hours, with increased workload during peak hiring times & weeks leading up to the DIY Festival.

    Responsibilities:
    -Maintain the year-round staffing needs for the organization
    -Manage job postings, employment-related community outreach, and applicant airtable database on behalf of the organization
    -Create a training strategy for DIY festival/Holiday Market team, facilitate team orientation
    -Manage festival hiring needs & objectives through recruitment, applicant pipeline, & interview processes
    -Manage the time tracking & invoicing of festival employees
    -Create strategies for employee retention, including the development of staff perks & coordination of team celebrations

    Qualifications:
    -At least 2 years experience in hiring & training teams
    -Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    -Ability to prioritize tasks in order to meet deadlines
    -Organized and efficient in ability to document, manage, monitor and track data
    -Experience with workflow and information management tools such as Google Drive, Asana or Airtable a plus

    Requirements:
    -Ability to work 10-15 hours per week, with the flexibility of an increase of hours during peak times of hiring & training. Daily check-in required during peak hiring season
    -Ability to work extended hours at the DIY Festival from August 7-9, 2020 if needed
    -Ability to check email/communication platforms twice daily with flexiblity to address any time-sensitive items
    -Must have your own laptop and cell phone

Internships

    We are not offering any internships at this time.

Volunteer

We’re always looking for passionate volunteers who understand Craft Lake City’s mission and are eager to share their love for the organization and DIY culture with the community.

We are currently recruiting volunteers for the 11th Annual Craft Lake City DIY Festival!

Read about the 2019 DIY Festival Volunteer Job Descriptions 

Apply today to be part of the DIY Festival team.

If you are interested in working with Craft Lake City on a regular basis, consider joining our volunteer Marketing Team! Our Marketing Team helps represent Craft Lake City at community events such as the Downtown Farmers Market, Arts Day on the Hill and the Pierpont Gallery Stroll, just to name a few. Marketing Team members play a critical role by helping to educate the public about Craft Lake City and its programs. Team members attend regular Marketing Team meetings and trainings and participate in events throughout the year. Duties may include assisting with table/booth setup, staffing the booth to represent Craft Lake City and educate others, and working with the public to create make-and-take crafts.

Don’t feel you have the time to be a part of the Craft Lake City Marketing Team? Craft Lake City is always looking for volunteers to help with a variety of things throughout the year, and you can still assist with some of our outreach events by being paired up with a Marketing Team volunteer.

Call us at 801.906.8521 or email volunteer[at]craftlakecity.com to learn more!