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 safely engage with the community? Interested in gaining professional and personal development? Consider joining our Craft Lake City Volunteer Team!

We have opportunities to help both remotely and in-person during the Second Annual Craft Lake City Holiday Market. To get the ball rolling, simply fill out an application at the link below. Volunteering is a great way to give back to the community while helping out an organization you love this holiday season.

Click HERE to Apply to Volunteer!

Job Opportunities

Internships

  • Artisan & Programs Intern
    Craft Lake City is looking for a new volunteer intern to join our office team. This volunteer intern will support the Craft Lake City Artisan & Programs Manager and other key staff members with the daily operations of the organization. The intern 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.

    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 DIY Festival held each year in August. We also offer year-round programming that includes workshops, exhibitions, and other special events.

    Intern Title: Artisan & Programs Intern
    Department: Programming
    Reports to: Artisan & Programs Manager
    Commitment: One year, 10 hours/week

    Year-Round Responsibilities
    -Support Craft Lake City management and staff with a variety of daily tasks, including data entry, correspondence, report drafting and event preparation.
    -Update online community calendars with upcoming CLC events each month.
    -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.
    -Draft thank-you notes and other correspondence.
    -Serve as a public representative of Craft Lake City at select events, assisting with setting up and breaking down as needed.
    -Assist with creating event-related graphics for social media use.

    DIY Festival Responsibilities
    -Support Artisan & Program Manager with outreach and application follow-up.
    -Provide assistance for related trainings 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 volunteer team member (Aug 4-11 2020), assisting as needed.

    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
    -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
    -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 10 hours per week
    -Must have your own laptop
    -Must be comfortable lifting chairs, tables, and other supplies

    Craft Lake City fosters a highly creative, collaborative and professional team. This is a volunteer internship position.
  • Videographer Intern
    Craft Lake City is looking for a videographer intern who is passionate about the DIY culture and is looking to build a killer portfolio. The primary responsibility is to conceptualize and execute the creation and production of multimedia products that will help expand Craft Lake City’s brand, influence the maker community, and reach a new and changing audience. This is an entry-level volunteer position for someone looking to build a portfolio and gain professional experience in a non-profit environment.

    Duties/Responsibilities
    -Ideate, shoot, edit and produce impactful video content.
    -Collaborates with subject matter consultants and Craft Lake City staff to evaluate and plan productions.
    -Ability to shoot workshops, promotional and b-roll footage as well as all post-production responsibilities.
    - Ensures lighting positions, sound enhancements, and proper recording equipment are in place to capture the best images.
    -Responsible for editing all media/audio including transitions, graphics, lower thirds, titles, color correction, and sweetening of the audio to create a professional video product.
    -Responsible for equipment including all camera, lighting, audio, editing hardware and software.
    -Assist Craft Lake City’s DIY Festival Team in filming, editing and posting footage associated with producing the virtual version of the 12th Annual Craft Lake City DIY Festival
    -Learn about and help maintain our team culture and uphold our values through creative ways.

    Qualifications:

    -Working towards bachelor’s degree in Telecommunication or Video Production; OR experience performing described duties required.
    -Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    -Experience with Adobe Premiere Pro and Final Cut Pro X or After Effects
    -Proficient with Google Suite and Project related software.
    -Thorough understanding of and ability to use basic video production equipment.
    -Thorough understanding of artistic styles, techniques, methodologies, and effects used within video production.

    Requirements:
    -Must have your own, camera, recording equipment, computer and cell phone
    -Available 10-15 hours per week as needed, depending on the project

    -Ability to check email/communication platforms twice daily with flexibility to address any time-sensitive items

    Craft Lake City fosters a highly creative, collaborative and professional team. This is a volunteer internship position. 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.
  • Web Developer Intern
    Craft Lake City is looking for an intern 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. This is an entry-level volunteer position for someone looking to build a portfolio and gain professional experience in a non-profit environment.

    Responsibilities
    -Collaborate with Craft Lake City and developers to produce a unique online experience.
    -Monitor user’s online experience and work closely with CLC developer team 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
    -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
    -User experience a gaming platforms

    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 Intern
    Craft Lake City® is looking for a Public Relations intern to assist with press coordination/promotion and marketing efforts on behalf of Craft Lake City including our
    Second Annual Craft Lake City Holiday Market.

    The PR Intern position will play a key role in the continued growth and success of the organization. Working with the Craft Lake City Team you will support key communications functions such as public relations and content creation to help achieve our vision. This individual excels at implementing strategic publicity plans, providing innovative ideas, drafting press releases and other creative messaging for diverse audiences.The PR Intern will become intimately familiar with Craft Lake City’s programming, and will continually work as a member of the team to collaboratively innovate and improve upon our ability to create mission-driven communications and strategy that resonate with the community.

    Responsibilities:
    -Implementing short-term and long-term communication strategies that meet organizational goals
    -Identifying opportunities to promote Craft Lake City and its programs to target audiences and media outlets
    -Following the Craft Lake City brand style guide for consistent messaging and branding.
    -Collecting and managing data and statistics that measure the success of communication efforts
    -Drafting and distributing press releases and media alerts
    -Updating and creating content for the Craft Lake City website
    -Assisting in the production of Craft Lake City’s printed and digital promotional materials (brochures, videos, flyers, etc.) as needed
    -Identifying new ways to engage with Salt Lake City’s communities.
    -Contributing to Craft Lake City’s interaction with clients, the media, and the general public

    Qualifications:
    -The ideal candidate will be a junior or senior pursuing a degree in Marketing or Communication.
    -Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    -A passion for writing and creative storytelling
    -Likes to network and meet new people
    -Ability to prioritize tasks in order to meet deadlines
    -A keen eye for detail
    -Organized and efficient in ability to document, manage, monitor and track data
    -Exceptional customer service skills when dealing with both colleagues and partners
    -Experience with workflow and information management tools such as Google Drive, Asana or Airtable a plus
    -Ability to respond positively to criticism, to self-reflect, and to change directions when necessary
    -Willingness to go above and beyond in order to make things happen
    -Experience with marketing or public relations
    -Spanish speaking a plus but not a requirement

    Requirements:
    -Ability to work 15-20 hours per week,
    -Ability to work extended hours at the Holiday Market December 4 and 5.
    -Must have your own laptop and cell phone, with willingness to use for Craft Lake City tasks
    -Must have reliable transportation, with willingness to use for Craft Lake City tasks
    -This is a part-time intern/contract position

    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.