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SPARK! Opportunities

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PART-TIME POSITION:

Creator Studio Lead
Part-Time: 20+ hours per week – some weekday evenings and Sundays

Reports to: Creative Manager

Position Summary:  SPARK! Creator Studio combines the equipment of a MakerSpace with the technology of a Computer Lab and the materials in a Tinker Studio. The Creator Studio Lead will direct the development and implementation of the Creator Studio by creating and maintaining all curriculum and guiding students through projects during the open hours of the studio. This is currently a part-time position.

Responsibilities:

    • Create and modify curriculum and structure for program
    • Develop and lead workshops
    • Assist in the recruitment of students
    • Work with parents/families on successful progress and time management of projects for students
    • Help Creator Studio members develop projects and project timelines
    • Recruit, train and support volunteer mentors
    • Provide community outreach in support of the Creator Studio program
    • Provide basic equipment maintenance
    • Assist SPARK! in fundraising and publicity for the Creator Studio
    • Support youth in pursuing academic and career opportunities
  • Market and showcase Creator’s Studio space with innovative samples and designs

Qualifications:

    • Creative individual
    • Exceptional customer service and client relationship skill set
    • Bachelor’s degree in education, engineering or instructional technology or currently enrolled in this field of study
    • 2-3 years professional experience
    • Ability and willingness to work evenings and weekends
    • Experience with 3D Printers, MIT Scratch, MakeCode and other related equipment and programs
    • Desire and ability to work with children
    • Able to organize and prioritize work and workspace
    • Able to work independently and also as part of a team
    • Able to work successfully across departments
    • Maintain a consistently high level of quality
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S
  • This job description is not all–inclusive and subject to change without prior written and/or verbal notifications.

Interested candidates should submit cover letter and resume to info@sparkdallas.org

NO PHONE CALLS

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INTERNSHIPS:

Marketing Intern-Spring 2019
Part-Time: 20+ hours per week

Reports to: PR Associate

Position Summary:  We are seeking a Marketing Intern, who is full of creative ideas and eager to contribute. The intern will gain visibility into the inner workings of a non-profit organization and provide concrete deliverables to support our mission to ignite the spark of creativity inherent in children.

Responsibilities:

    • Produce SPARK!-branded event collateral including invitations, email blasts, save-the-dates and presentations
    • Assist in maintaining a strong social media presence
    • Design external communications
    • Represent SPARK! at various festivals and events
    • Work on street team using Segways at local events
    • Write press releases and other articles about the organization
  • Help maintain the organization’s website

Qualifications:

    • Creative individual
    • Pursuing degree in journalism, public relations, graphic design or communications
    • Ability and willingness to work occasional nights and/or weekends
    • Must have experience with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, etc.)
    • Able to organize and prioritize work
    • Able to work independently and also as part of a team
    • Able to work successfully across departments
    • Maintain a consistently high level of quality
    • Must have reliable transportation
    • Must be eligible to work in the U.S
  • This job description is not all–inclusive and subject to change without prior written and/or verbal notifications

NO PHONE CALLS

Interested candidates should submit cover letter and resume to info@sparkdallas.org