CymaSpace seeks part-time event coordinator.

Performing Arts nonprofit seeks event coordinator.

CymaSpace, a young but fast growing non-profit based in SE Portland is looking to hire a paid part-time freelance event coordinator.

Our mission is to make performing arts more accessible & inclusive to the Deaf & Hard of Hearing through Technology, Education & Outreach. Take a moment to learn more about our work and mission at cymaspace.org.

If you have experience managing and coordinating arts/community/nonprofit events, and the idea of working with the cutting-edge intersection of arts, accessibility and technology in an inclusive, Deaf-friendly environment excites you, stop what you are doing and contact us!

Key responsibilities

  • Work with Board of Directors to familiarize self with mission and needs of the Deaf community
  • Work directly with Board President to coordinate a monthly Arts & Accessibility showcase event.
  • Act as main liason and point of contact for performers, ASL interpreters, engineers and event staff.
  • Create planning documents, run sheets, stage riders and staff/volunteer shifts
  • Coordinate with digital/print designers to create promotion materials.
  • Update wordpress-based website, create Facebook events and set-up event ticketing via Brown Paper Tickets.

Requirements

    • Interest in nonprofit and charity work (especially in the arts and/or Deaf community).
    • Able to commit to working on-site on Sundays, 2-3 times a month
    • Available to coordinate activities during each monthly event (6-8 hour shift)
    • Outstanding English Reading/Writing abilities.
    • Excellent project management, communication, organization and time-keeping skills (Managing grants and projects in Google Documents/Spreadsheets and keeping track of hours worked).

 

Priority given to candidates demonstrating:

  • Keen interest in accessibility and technology
  • Fluency in ASL (American Sign Language) & familiarity with Deaf Culture.
  • Pro-active support of local arts and culture in Portland, OR.

To apply

Send your resume, a brief introduction about why you would be a suitable candidate along with samples of prior marketing work to recruitment@cymaspace.org.

What is CymaSpace?

  • Accessibility & Inclusion

    We are a leading advocate for accessibility and inclusion within the performing arts. We are constantly striving to find new ways to ensure our venue and events are inclusive, especially to Deaf & Hard-of-Hearing communities.

  • Technology & Arts Incubator

    We provide incubator services for new fledgling organizations and communities that are exploring emerging concepts in combining technology and the arts.

  • Education & Outreach

    We provide educational opportunities for artists, the general public and other performance venues interested in incorporating our unique, cymatic concepts into their work.

  • Cymatic Study

    CymaSpace is an epicenter for Cymatic study and we are committed to raising awareness of and promoting the benefits of Cymatics (the science and study of sound made visible).