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!

Volunteer

Looking for a fun way to engage with the community? Interested in gaining professional and personal development? Consider joining our Craft Lake City Volunteer Team!

Volunteering is a great way to give back to the community while helping out an organization you love! We have offer both remote and in-person volunteer opportunities with options to help year-round as member of our Volunteer Ambassador Team. If you are a civic-minded individual with a passion for the arts, consider signing up today! To get the ball rolling, simply fill out an application using the link below. To learn more about volunteering with Craft Lake City, click here.

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Job Opportunities

  • Artisan & Programs Coordinator
    Craft Lake City is looking for an Artisan & Programs Coordinator to join our office team. This position will support the Craft Lake City Artisan & Programs Manager and other key staff members with the daily operations of the organization. The applicant should have an interest in the local maker movement, familiarity with Craft Lake City’s programs and mission, and a desire to gain experience in nonprofit arts administration and event support.

    This is a part-time, contract position with a weekly time commitment of 20 hours, which begins immediately upon hiring. Weekly time commitments will increase in June, July and August leading up to the Craft Lake City DIY Festival on August 13-15. 2021. The Artisan & Programming Coordinator is required to be on-site for the duration of the DIY Festival, so working long hours in extreme heat are factors you should consider and keep in mind when applying for this position.

    Responsibilities
    Year-Round
    -Support Craft Lake City management and staff with a variety of daily tasks, including data entry, correspondence, office and file organization, report drafting and event preparation.
    -Scan artisan paperwork and file into appropriate online folders.
    -Prepare post-event reports for venue partners, grants and sponsors.
    -Digitize survey responses from community events and workshops.
    -Assist with counting, organizing, and preparing supplies for CLC events.
    -Supporting the Craft Lake City team with DIY kits and supply boxes, including creation, inventory management and customer service.
    -Draft thank-you notes and other correspondence.
    -Serve as a public representative of Craft Lake City at select events, both virtual and in-person, assisting with setting up and breaking down as needed.
    -Assist with creating event-related graphics for social media use.
    -Support Craft Lake City team with artisan outreach as directed, including conducting research, attending events and contacting potential participants for programs and events.
    DIY FESTIVAL
    -Support Artisan & Program Manager with artisan outreach and application follow-up.
    -Provide assistance for related training and programs, including support for RSVPs, nametags, meeting materials, checklists, inventory, etc.
    -Update exhibitor profiles on the website with cancellations and replacements.
    -Attend the DIY Festival as a Craft Lake City team member (Aug 6-9 2021), assisting as needed with set up, on-site coordination, and breakdown.

    Qualifications:
    -Positive and excited to support the local creative community
    -Organizational skills and attention to detail
    -Customer service experience
    -Maturity and ability to professionally represent Craft Lake City
    -Desire to help with tasks ranging from data entry to in-person event support
    -Comfortable building relationships with artisans on the phone, via email, on social media and in-person
    -Ability to access email each day and respond in a timely manner
    -Knows how to spell “team player” without an “I” or “me”
    -Flexible and willing to adapt to the various tasks and situations of a not-for-profit world
    -Ability to bring your thoughts and ideas to the table in a constructive manner, and open to receiving constructive criticism on your own work
    -Comfortable with technology
    -Proficient with Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, etc.
    -Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, social media, or website management a plus

    Requirements:
    -Must attend required meetings and trainings
    -Must be able to commit to scheduled work hours, approximately 20 hours per week
    -Must be a self-starter, someone who can take the lead when needed and can be counted on to complete tasks from beginning to end.
    -Must have your own laptop and cell phone
    -Must have your own car to transport supplies to off-site events
    -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. Individuals from all cultures and communities are encouraged to apply.
  • Ticketing & Finance Manager
    Craft Lake City is looking for a Ticketing Manager for our Ticketing and Finance Team. The Ticketing Manager will be responsible for team preparations & standards, managing the training of the cashier team, configure and test POS systems, and work on-site for the duration of the festival to ensure the department runs smoothly and successfully.

    This is a year-round, part-time, contract position with a weekly time commitment of 15-20 hours per week for Festival preparation, with hours increasing as the festival draws closer. Weekly time commitments will begin in May and lead up to the Annual Craft Lake City DIY Festival on Friday. August 13, Saturday, August 14 and Sunday, August 15 2021 as well as the Annual Craft Lake City Holiday Market in Ogden, Utah on Friday December 3 and Saturday, December 4, 2021.

    The Ticket and Finance Manager is required to be on-site for the duration of the DIY Festival, so working long hours are factors you should consider and keep in mind when applying for this position. 10-20 post-festival and Holiday Market hours per week will also be required for inventory reconciliation & other wrap up tasks.


    Responsibilities:
    -Build and maintain ticketing operations and reporting for all events for Craft Lake City.
    -Communicate regularly with CLC staff, ticketing staff, vendors, and other affiliated parties
    -Assist with event programming, ticket holds, ticket accounts and other ticket details
    -Manage patron facing customer service needs as it relates to ticketing
    -Communicate regularly and assist internal departments and external event personnel with any ticketing needs and concerns
    -Attend all relevant meetings, functions and discussions
    -Act as manager and liaison at events including but limited to Sales, Guest List, Operations, Cash Management, Reporting and Customer Service
    -Assist with monitoring of ticket sales and maintenance of ticketing system
    -Track and reconcile ticket stock inventory
    -Maintain accurate accounting records and archives, compliance
    -Receive and maintain ticket fulfillment and process invoices to completion
    -Monitor supplies and equipment, as well as, report and follow up on any ticketing repair issues
    -All duties as assigned by management
    -Work with CLC management and ticketing vendor to set-up events, place holds, process orders and release tickets in a timely fashion

    Qualifications:
    -2-3 years experience as a box office manager or representative, including management level work experience --Ability to lead a team under pressure; has strong stress management abilities -HONESTY—especially when it comes to handling cash and card transactions and/or any personal information --Professionally interact with Festival patrons and visitors -Excellent at listening, taking direction -Ability to adapt and be flexible when necessary to help other team members --Ability to think quickly and resolve problems that may arise with an outdoor event -Must be punctual -Impeccable customer service skills -Excellent communication abilities -Knows how to spell “team player” without an “I” or “me” -Previous experience with Square POS (Point of Sale) platform/software is a bonus -Previous experience with Google Drive, Docs, & Sheets desired -Previous experience with large events desired

    Requirements:
    -Must have flexibility/willingness to work in-house at the Craft Lake City office 5-15 hours per week, with start date in April/May
    -Must be able to commit to working the DIY Festival weekend, Friday August 13th, Saturday August 14th, and Sunday August 15th, 2021 and the Annual Craft Lake City Holiday Market in Ogden, Utah on Friday December 3 and Saturday, December 4, 2021.
    -Must have flexibility/willingness to complete 10-20 post festival and holiday market hours
    -Must have own cell phone and laptop computer, with willingness to use for Craft Lake City tasks

    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 basis of race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, social class, physical ability or attributes, neurodiversity, religion and national origin. Individuals from all cultures and communities are encouraged to apply.
  • DIY Festival Cashier
    Craft Lake City is looking for cashiers who are wonderfully enthusiastic and can provide great customer service at our 2021 DIY Festival. Cashiers will assist with the handling of transactions at entry gates and other areas throughout the festival and champion the genuine, thoughtful sell of Craft Lake City offerings. Cashiers are responsible for providing exceptional guest service and helpful information to patrons and visitors of the DIY Festival. As a cashier, you’ll also have a chance to work with a supportive team of individuals that allow Craft Lake City to create a unique festival for our community.

    This is a seasonal contract position for the DIY Festival held on Friday August 13th, Saturday August 14th, and Sunday August 15th, 2021. Cashiers are required to be on site for extended hours during the festival, so working long hours in extreme heat are factors you should consider when applying for this position.

    Training will be provided.

    Qualifications:
    -Basic math skills
    -Great under pressure and has stress management abilities
    -Knows how to provide spectacular customer service
    -Has 1+ years experience with retail, sales and cash handling
    -Previous experience with Square POS is a bonus
    -Previous experience with large events would be preferred
    -Honesty and integrity when it comes to handling cash and card transactions and/or any personal information
    -Ability to professionally interact with festival patrons and staff
    -Ability to passionately communicated & sale Craft Lake City product offerings
    -Great at communication and problem-solving skills
    -Ability to adapt and be flexible when necessary to help other team members
    -Ability to think quickly and resolve problems that may arise with an outdoor event
    -Must be punctual
    -Knows how to spell “team player” without an “I” or “me”

    Requirements:
    -Must attend 2-4 staff meetings/training sessions prior to the Festival, as scheduled
    -Must be able to commit to working at least 2 days of the DIY Festival weekend, Friday August 13th, Saturday August 14th, and Sunday August 15th, 2021

    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 basis of race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, social class, physical ability or attributes, neurodiversity, religion and national origin. Individuals from all cultures and communities are encouraged to apply.

  • DIY Festival ID Checker
    Craft Lake City is looking for ID Checkers who are wonderfully enthusiastic and can provide great customer service at our 2021 DIY Festival. DIY Festival ID Checkers will be staffed inside the festival, checking ID’s & wrist banding incoming guests to ensure that they are over the age of 21 & eligible to consume alcohol at the event.

    This is a seasonal paid contract position for the DIY Festival held on Friday August 13th, Saturday August 14th, and Sunday August 15th, 2021. ID Checkers are required to be on site for extended hours during the festival, so working long hours in extreme heat are factors you should consider when applying for this position.

    Qualifications:

    -Friendly, well-communicated, able to navigate crowds with a confident attitude
    -Must be able to stand/walk for extended hours during the event
    -Must prepare for warm/fluctuating weather conditions, as this position will be outside for the duration of the event (weather permitting)
    -Must be knowledgeable about the DIY Festival programming & geography (training provided)
    -Must display confidence in ID checking procedure (training provided)
    -Must be a communicative, positive person

    Requirements:

    -Must be over the age of 21
    -Must be TIPS Certified in the state of Utah
    -Must attend 1 staff meeting/training prior to the event
    -Must be able to commit to working the 2021 DIY Festival August 13, 14, 15
    -Must provide transportation to and from scheduled shifts

    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 basis of race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, social class, physical ability or attributes, neurodiversity, religion and national origin. Individuals from all cultures and communities are encouraged to apply.
  • DIY Festival Stage Manager
    Craft Lake City is looking for a DIY Festival Stage Manager who will help ensure smooth operation of the Main Stage during the DIY Festival, coordinating with the sound engineers, MCs, performers, and our Entertainment Coordinator; you’ll also get the chance to work with a supportive team of individuals and volunteers that allow Craft Lake City to create a unique a festival for our community.

    This is a seasonal, part-time, contract position with a weekly time commitment of up to 5 hours, which will be determined upon hiring. Weekly time commitments may increase in August leading up to the Craft Lake City DIY Festival on August 13-15. The DIY Festival Stage Manager is required to be onsite for the duration of the DIY Festival, so working long hours in extreme heat are factors you should consider and keep in mind when applying for this position.

    Qualifications:
    -Must have previous stage management experience
    -Exceptional organizational skills & self-discipline
    -Desire to be involved in producing a creative experience for exhibitors and patrons alike
    -HONESTY—ability to accept responsibility when mistakes are made
    -Ability to access email 2–3 times a day and respond in a timely manner
    -Knows how to spell “team player” without an “I” or “me”
    -An interest in expanding the inclusion of our community through the maker movement
    -Ability to perform under stress; stress management skills
    -Ability to manage crowds
    -Must be friendly and attentive
    -Must have impeccable customer service skills
    -Must be able to lift and carry 15-50 lbs
    -Must be able to stand on their feet for upwards of 10 hours a day
    -Must be able to endure summer temperatures of 90 degrees and above

    Requirements:
    -Must attend all staff meetings
    -Must be available to work minimal hours leading up to the festival
    -Must be able to commit to working the DIY Festival weekend, Friday, August 13, Saturday, August 14 and Sunday, August 15, 2021

    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 basis of race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, social class, physical ability or attributes, neurodiversity, religion and national origin. Individuals from all cultures and communities are encouraged to apply.

  • DIY Festival Kids' Area Coordinator
    Craft Lake City® is a non-profit organization whose mission is to educate, promote and inspire local artisans while elevating the creative culture of the Utah arts community through science, technology and art. Craft Lake City's flagship event is the Annual Craft Lake City DIY Festival® held in August. We also offer year-round programming that includes workshops, exhibitions, and other special events.

    Craft Lake City’s DIY Festival Kids’ Area Coordinator is responsible for programming the Kids’ Area to ensure a fun, creative and educational experience for kids and families during the DIY Festival. This team member is passionate about youth arts education, and is creative, collaborative, friendly, leadership-driven and organized. The DIY Festival Kids’ Area Manager reports to the Executive Director.

    Responsibilities:
    -Create a plan for decor in the Kids’ Area and work with volunteers to make the decorations
    -Recruit, train and manage volunteers, in conjunction with the DIY Festival Volunteer Coordinator,-who will assist in the Kids’ Area
    -Collaborate with the DIY Festival Inventory Manager to determine what supplies and tools will be needed in the Kids’ Area
    -Create and execute a plan for managing the bounce house and other entertainment in Kids’ Area, including recruiting contractors/volunteers to ensure coverage of all Kid’s Area activities.
    -Manage all aspects of the Kids’ Area during the DIY Festival, including setup, breakdown, and assisting volunteers and staff as needed
    -Work with Kids’ Area Sponsor to ensure their promotion and participation goals are met

    Qualifications:
    -Previous management experience
    -Experience working with children of all ages, in art education, and/or family programming preferred
    -Event coordination and crowd management experience desired
    -Well-versed in creating and managing a budget
    -Superb customer service skills
    -Exceptional organizational and time management skills
    -Effective communicator with a collaborative work style
    -Adaptable and flexible in a nonprofit, event-driven environment
    -Ability to access email 2–3 times a day and respond in a timely manner
    -Proficient with Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, etc.
    -Must be able to lift 25-50 lbs
    -Must be able to stand on their feet for upwards of 10 hours a day
    -Must be able to endure summer temperatures of 90 degrees and above

    Requirements:
    -Part-time, seasonal contract position
    -Ability to work in-house at the CLC offices 5-10 hours per week May/June
    -Must own laptop and cellphone, with willingness to use for Craft Lake City tasks
    -Reliable transportation with willingness to use for Craft Lake City tasks
    -Available to work increased hours in the summer, June-August, leading up to the DIY Festival
    -Committed to working the DIY Festival weekend, August 13-15, 2021, as well as additional hours for setup and breakdown
    -Must attend all required staff meetings and trainings
    -Must have your own laptop and cell phone

    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 basis of race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, social class, physical ability or attributes, neurodiversity, religion and national origin. Individuals from all cultures and communities are encouraged to apply.
  • DIY Festival Kids' Area Bounce House Attendants
    Craft Lake City is looking for a Kids’ Area Bounce House Attendant, who is an enthusiastic individual and has the ability to kindly enforce the “un-fun” rules for the bounce house in order to create a safe environment for the many children that attend the festival. The Bounce House Attendant will have the opportunity to work with volunteers, staff, families and visitors of the DIY Festival to help create the wonderful, fun, and safe atmosphere.

    This is a festival weekend contract position for August 13-15.. The Kids’ Area Bounce House Attendant is required to be on-site for the duration of the DIY Festival, so working long hours in extreme heat with loud noise are factors you should consider and keep in mind when applying for this position.

    Training will be provided.

    Qualifications:
    -Has worked with children before, not a requirement but A PLUS!
    -Organized and personable
    -Desire to be involved in making the 13th Annual DIY Festival the best one yet!
    -Knows how to spell “team player” without an “I” or “me”
    -Ability to adapt and be flexible to the various tasks and situations of a live event
    -Ability to listen and work with and take direction from the Kids’ Area Manager
    -Ability to manage crowds
    -Must be friendly and attentive
    -Must have good communication skills
    -Must be able to lift 25-50 lbs
    -Must be able to stand on their feet for upwards of 10 hours a day
    -Must be able to endure summer temperatures of 90 degrees and above

    Requirements:
    -Must attend any required training or staff meetings
    -Passionate about providing incredible customer service
    -Must be able to commit to working the DIY Festival weekend, Friday, August 13, Saturday, August 14 and Sunday August 15, 2021

    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 basis of race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, social class, physical ability or attributes, neurodiversity, religion and national origin. Individuals from all cultures and communities are encouraged to apply.
  • DIY Festival Zone Manager
    Craft Lake City’s Festival Zone Managers serve as the primary point of contact for a large group of exhibitors at the Annual Craft Lake City DIY Festival. Zone Managers are personable, adaptable, solution-oriented leaders with excellent customer service skills and an interest in supporting Utah’s DIY businesses.

    Responsibilities:
    -Serve as the primary point of contact and advocate for artisans at the DIY Festival in your assigned zone, offering excellent customer service to ensure a positive festival experience for all participants
    -Support artisans in your zone throughout the weekend, including answering questions, helping to troubleshoot issues, and escalating any special needs or concerns to management as necessary
    -Play a key role in the load-in and load-out logistics for artisans in your zone, including volunteer training and management
    -Create, organize, and distribute artisan lanyards and signage
    -Assist the Craft Lake City team with setting up and breaking down DIY Festival signage and equipment before, during, and after the DIY Festival
    -Assist in other areas of the DIY Festival as needed throughout the weekend

    Qualifications:
    -2 years of management or leadership experience
    -Festival, large event and/or crowd management experience preferred
    -Exceptional customer service, problem-solving and communication skills
    -Organized, collaborative and self-disciplined
    -Ability to adapt in an event-driven, nonprofit environment
    -Available to read and respond to email 2–3 times per day
    -Must be able to lift 25-50 lbs
    -Must be able to stand on their feet for upwards of 10 hours a day
    -Must be able to endure summer temperatures of 90 degrees and above

    Requirements:
    -Seasonal, contract position with the ability to work in-house at our offices 1-5 hours per week starting in July with hours increasing in August
    -Must attend all staff meetings and trainings
    -Must be able to commit to working the DIY Festival week August 8-15, 2021 and DIY Festival weekend, Friday August 13th, Saturday August 14th, and Sunday August 15th, 2021
    -Must have your own laptop and cellphone

    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 basis of race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, social class, physical ability or attributes, neurodiversity, religion and national origin. Individuals from all cultures and communities are encouraged to apply.

  • DIY Festival Production Assistants
    Craft Lake City is looking for DIY Festival Production Assistants who will work as a team to set up and tear down the Craft Lake City DIY Festival. The Production Assistant is expected to remain on-site for key dates in the production schedule and to be on-call for troubleshooting issues and supporting the Festival team throughout the Festival dates. The Production Assistant will also have a great chance to work with a supportive team of individuals who allow Craft Lake City to create a unique festival for our community and interact with wonderful Festival volunteers.

    This is a contract, festival-specific position with a commitment of working August 13-15, 2021, with additional preparation shifts in the 2-4 weeks prior to the festival. The DIY Festival Production Assistant is required to be onsite for the duration of the DIY Festival, so working long hours in potentially extreme heat are factors to consider and keep in mind when applying for this position.

    Qualifications:
    -Must have previous event production experience
    -Previous experience working in extreme temperatures and/or inclement weather
    -Exceptional organizational skills & self-discipline
    -Must enjoy physically demanding work in a team-centered environment
    -Desire to be involved in producing a creative experience for exhibitors and patrons alike
    -HONESTY—ability to accept responsibility when mistakes are made
    -Knows how to spell “team player” without an “I” or “me”
    -Ability to adapt and be flexible to the various tasks and situations of a not-for-profit world
    -Enthusiasm for collaborating or creating a project with complete execution, including refinement
    -Ability to perform under stress; stress management skills
    -Ability to manage crowds
    -Must be friendly and attentive
    -Must be able to lift and carry 25-50 lbs and do hands-on physical work
    -Must be able to stand on their feet for upwards of 12 hours a day
    -Must be able to walk 10 or more miles each day
    -Must be able to endure summer temperatures of 90 degrees and above

    Requirements:
    -Must attend all scheduled staff meetings
    -Must be able to commit to working the DIY Festival week, August 13-15, 2021
    -Flexibility/willingness to attend production preparation sessions in the 2-4 weeks prior to the festival, based on staff availability

    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 basis of race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, social class, physical ability or attributes, neurodiversity, religion and national origin. Individuals from all cultures and communities are encouraged to apply.
  • Web Developer
    Craft Lake City is looking for a web developer who is passionate about the DIY culture and is looking to build a killer portfolio. We are looking for a talented web developer to create secure and functional code. You may have to provide quality coding solutions both for simple applications and complex information or operating systems.
    The ideal candidate will have a passion for technology and the Craft Lake City brand. The goal is to design and build a superior and innovative online experience by writing clean and flawless code.
    Responsibilities
    -Collaborate with Craft Lake City Team to produce a unique online experience.
    -Monitor user’s online experience to fix bugs
    -Formulate program specifications and basic prototypes -Transform designs and specifications into high functioning code in the appropriate language -Test code periodically to ensure it produces the desirable results and perform debugging when necessary -Collaborate with technical writers to create documentation for user support

    Requirements
    -Passion for problem solving
    -Proven experience as a programmer or relevant role -Ability to program in languages such as C++, Java (J2EE), XML etc. -Experience in developing web applications using at least one popular web framework -Excellent knowledge with relational databases, SQL and ORM technologies -Experience with installing Wordpress templates, wordpress plugins, etc. -Detail-oriented and excellent concentration ability -An analytical mindset and critical thinking -Demonstrable ability to discover and fix errors in code -Coursework in computer science, web development or relevant discipline - UX design experience


    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. Individuals from all cultures and communities are encouraged to apply.
  • Public Relations & Social Media Coordinator
    Craft Lake City is a non-profit organization whose mission is to educate, promote and inspire local artisans while elevating the creative culture of the Utah arts community through science, technology and art. Craft Lake City's flagship event is the Annual Craft Lake City DIY Festival held each year in August. We also offer year-round programming that includes workshops, exhibitions and other special events.

    Under the direction of Craft Lake City management, the Public Relations and Social Media Coordinator will be responsible for public relations, marketing and social media efforts on behalf of Craft Lake City.

    Craft Lake City’s Public Relations and Social Media Coordinator is enthusiastic about public speaking, interested in local DIY culture and the nonprofit arts sector, has a passion for crafting and local art, and a desire to create clear and creative messaging for diverse audiences and purposes. The Public Relations and Social Media Coordinator will become intimately familiar with Craft Lake City’s programming, and will continually innovate and improve upon our ability to create mission-driven communications that resonate with the media, our social media subscribers, newsletter audience and overall community. The Public Relations and Social Media Coordinator will develop and execute multiple projects simultaneously, requiring the ability to stay organized while managing competing priorities and being a collaborative team player. This is a full-time, contract position with increased hours during peak events and leading up to the Annual Craft Lake City DIY Festival.


    Responsibilities:
    -Works with senior-level Craft Lake City teamsters to conceptualize and implement short-term and long-term communication, marketing and outreach plans and strategies for Craft Lake City programs and events.
    -Identifies opportunities to promote Craft Lake City and its programs to new and target audiences.
    -Updates and enforces the Craft Lake City writing style guide for consistent messaging and branding.
    -Collects, manages and reports on data and statistics that measure the success of social media and public relations efforts. Identifies and effects changes required for improvement.
    -Cultivates relationships with local members of the media and serves as a spokesperson on behalf of Craft Lake City when appropriate. Provides direct responses, press releases, story pitches, images and special reports to reporters as needed.
    -Coordinates Craft Lake City’s monthly e-newsletter and periodic e-blasts, and develops strategies for increasing Craft Lake City’s newsletter subscriptions.
    -Updates and creates content for the Craft Lake City website.
    -Updates community calendars with information about Craft Lake City events and programs.
    -Oversees all social media strategies, including scheduling, cross-promotion campaigns, and influencer partnerships; establishes strategies for increasing social media engagement and following.
    -Participates in outreach initiatives in collaboration with the Craft Lake City team, which may include tabling at community events, networking online and in-person, media appearances and attending CLC programs.
    -Assists in the design and production of Craft Lake City’s printed and digital promotional materials (brochures, videos, flyers, social media assets, etc.) as needed, including using Photoshop and Illustrator templates..




    Qualifications:
    -Self-motivated, coachable, positive, willing to support and collaborate with Craft Lake City Teamsters and Volunteers
    -Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    -A passion for writing and creative storytelling
    -Ability to prioritize tasks in order to meet deadlines
    -Experience in public relations, media relations and public speaking strongly preferred
    -Proficiency in Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Youtube and TikTok with a personal interest in current social media trends, best practices and tactics
    -Experience using social media management tools
    -A keen eye for detail
    -Organized and efficient in ability to document, manage, monitor and track data
    -Experience with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, Indesign a plus
    -Experience with photography and video creation
    -Exceptional customer service skills when dealing with both colleagues and partners
    -Experience with workflow and information management tools such as Google Drive, Slack and Asana
    -Comfortable learning new technologies
    -Ability to respond positively to criticism, to self-reflect, and to change directions when necessary
    -Willingness to go above and beyond in order to accomplish department and/or team goals
    -Direct experience with marketing or public relations

    Requirements:
    -Ability to work extended hours before, during and after the 13th Annual Craft Lake City DIY Festival from August 13-15, 2021
    -Ability to check email/communication platforms daily with flexibility to address any time-sensitive items
    -Ability to attend all required Craft Lake City team meetings
    -Ability to lift 20+ lbs
    -Must have your own laptop, cell phone and vehicle

    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 basis of race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, social class, physical ability or attributes, neurodiversity, religion and national origin. Individuals from all cultures and communities are encouraged to apply.

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