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Job Description: 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 Manager 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 and DIY Festival Project Coordinator.
-Identify the theme for the Kids’ Area at the 11th Annual Craft Lake City DIY Festival
-Develop hands-on craft activities for kids and families that align with the theme
-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
-Make and execute a plan for managing the bounce house and other entertainment in the Kids’ Area
-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
-2 years of 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
-Part-time, seasonal contract position
-Ability to work in-house at the CLC offices 5-10 hours per week through May/June
-Available to work increased hours in the summer, June-August, leading up to the DIY Festival
-Committed to working the DIY Festival weekend, August 9-11, 2019, 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 bases of race, creed, color, national origin, or sex
Location: Salt Lake City, UT