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Full-Time and Part-Time Positions Are Available

Public Relations Associate, Full-Time

Reports to: Director of Operations

Position Summary:  This individual will focus on creating engaging content on multiple platforms, writing articles of strategic importance, serving as lead on social media, producing external newsletters, maintaining web sites, generating video content, supporting events and taking on other special projects as needed.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and produce SPARK!-branded event collateral including invitations, email blasts, save-the-dates and presentations, ensuring the SPARK! brand is consistent across all materials and events.
  • Develop a strong social media presence.
  • Responsible for all external communications.
  • Represent SPARK! at various festivals and events.
  • Responsible for street team staff and Segways including hiring and scheduling.
  • Maintain positive working relationship with media members.
  • Write and distribute press releases and other articles about the organization.
  • Assist in organizing and executing of events and campaigns.
  • Maintain the organization’s web site.
  • Prepare and edit videos and presentations.
  • Generate ideas for special promotions.

Qualifications:

  • Creative individual
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations or communications
  • 2-3 years professional experience
  • Ability and willingness to work some nights and weekends
  • 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 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 send resume and cover letter to: info@sparkdallas.org

NO PHONE CALLS

 

Guest Creativity Guide, Part-Time

Reports to: Director of Operations

Position Summary: We are looking for energetic, outgoing and dedicated individuals to add to our dynamic part time staff. Love working directly with the public? Then this is the job for you! SPARK! is open to the public on weekends and many holidays. Positions range from entry level to weekend management. 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Provide a high level of customer service
  • Present self in a professional manner
  • Effectively communicate with guests
  • Learn SPARK! history, mission and vision and be able to share with guests
  • Able to use good judgement in difficult or complicated situations
  • Engage with guests and share the SPARK! mission
  • Set up and clean up as needed
  • Available to work on weekends, holidays and special events
  • Volunteer hours required before employment considered
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Must have a passion for all things creative
  • Ability to communicate in a clear, precise and friendly manner
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Maintain neat, professional appearance
  • High energy level and can-do attitude
  • Previous experience working with children and their parents preferred
  • Must be a self-starter
  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • Must be able to work in the U.S

Essential Physical Requirement:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand for extended periods of time (up to 3 hours); use hands to touch, handle, create; talk and hear.
  • Must be able to capably lift 25 pounds, bend comfortably at the knees and waist, and twist.
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential function.

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

NO PHONE CALLS

 

Public Relations and Marketing Intern, Part-Time

Part-Time: 20 hours or more per week

Reports to: Director of Operations

Position Summary:  We are seeking a Public Relations and 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
  • Maintain a strong social media presence
  • Assist with 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 web site

Qualifications:

  • Creative individual
  • Pursuing degree in journalism, public relations or communications
  • Ability and willingness to work some nights and weekends
  • 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 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 send resume and cover letter to: info@sparkdallas.org

NO PHONE CALLS