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Employment

 

NOW HIRING:  Event Coordinator (Part-time)

Sweetwater Center for the Arts, a non-profit art center located in Sewickley, is hiring a part-time Event Coordinator.  The Event Coordinator should have a love for special event management, provide outstanding customer service and be an enthusiastic professional.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Development, implementation and evaluation of special events, including programmatic and fundraising events (ex. Sweet Jazz, Art Brew, Holiday mART, etc.); Attends all special events
  • Manages event budgets
  • Coordinates committee work; acts as "Chair" for most events
  • Oversees event mailings, print material distribution and design work relating to events
  • Assists executive director with grants and final reports relating to event
  • Organizes all aspects of events including vendors, rentals, etc. which includes negotiating for prices and prepares contracts; organizes food, beverages, paper products, etc.
  • Manages all aspects of the hiring process and supervision of event interns
  • Documents demographic and evaluation information from events and provides analysis which includes tracking attendance numbers; creates, distributes and records survey results; and analyzes and communicates results.
  • Supports Marketing & Development Coordinator with marketing events 

 

Qualifications:

  • Detail-oriented, organized and possess strong interpersonal skills, the ability to multi-task and have basic computer knowledge (MS Office to include MS Word and Excel)
  • Strong written and oral communication skills and the ability to think creatively
  • Valid Pennsylvania driver's license with reliable transportation
  • Previous experience in event coordination; non-profit field preferred
  • Ability to prioritize, anticipate upcoming issues, initiate process; all while managing ongoing tasks
  • Must have the ability to accomplish projects with little supervision

 

Education: Bachelor's degree desired, or equivalent combination of education and training.

Schedule:  Monday, Wednesday and Friday; and/or flexed schedule pending events

 

This position is ideal for those individuals who are interested in working in a nonprofit/arts environment.

 

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and two professional references to (no phone calls please):

 

Michelle Peters, Executive Director

Sweetwater Center for the Arts

200 Broad Street

Sewickley, PA 15143

mpeters@SweetwaterArtCenter.org

 

 

 

NOW HIRING: PART-TIME RECEPTIONIST

Sweetwater Center for the Arts, a non-profit art center located in Sewickley, is hiring a part-time receptionist. Primary responsibilities include maintaining a presence at the front desk, providing excellent customer service, fielding telephone calls, receiving and directing customers with a positive attitude, assisting instructors, setting up for classes, filing and data entry.  Qualifications: applicant must be responsible, organized, possess strong interpersonal skills and have basic computer knowledge.

Education: completion of high school; pursuance of college degree an asset.  This position is ideal for individuals who are currently in college and/or looking for a part-time job to supplement their income.  Compensation is $9.00/hour and hours range from 10-15 hrs/week.

Schedule includes but is not limited to:

Monday and Tuesday evenings
Alternating Friday evening & Saturday shifts
Occasional Sunday shifts

 

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to (no phone calls please):

Michelle Peters, Executive Director
Sweetwater Center for the Arts
200 Broad Street
Sewickley, PA 15143
mpeters@sweetwaterartcenter.org

 

Summer Camp Instructors

Sweetwater Center for the Arts seeks instructors to teach week long, half-day summer camps for pre-school, children and teen age groups. Summer camps run mid-June through mid-August.  Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in art education. Previous teaching experience is required.  Applicants must have Act 34/114/151 Clearances.  Applicants should send a cover letter, resume including two professional references, copies of Act 34/114/151 clearances, and examples of artwork (digital images preferred) to the address listed below.

Sweetwater Center for the Arts

Attn: Stephanie Stewart, Education Coordinator

200 Broad Street

Sewickley, PA 15143

Email: sstewart@sweetwaterartcenter.org

 

Culinary Instructors (applications accepted on a rolling basis)

Sweetwater seeks culinary instructors to teach adult and children's cooking classes during the weekdays and evenings and some Saturdays.  Applicants must have a Bachelor's degree in culinary arts or an associate's degree in culinary arts or related field.  Previous teaching experience is preferred but not required.  Applicants applying to teach childrens classes must have Act 151, 34 & 114 Clearances.  Please send a cover letter, resume including two professional references & class proposals.

Children and Adult Classes (applications accepted on a rolling basis)
If you are interested in teaching classes at Sweetwater, please send us the following:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • 4-5 Examples of Work (may be sent in any format - photographs, digital images, slides, via webpage, etc.)
  • Class Proposal (what class(es) you would like to teach)
  • Copy of Act 151, 34 & 114 Clearance Forms (if teaching children)
    *Please note: You must submit all of the information above in order to be considered for a teaching position. If you do not have your clearances, please include this information at the time of application. You will need to provide these before being permitted to teach.

 

Modeling
If you are interested in modeling for art classes at Sweetwater, please fill out our Model Application Form, and return it to Sweetwater Center of the Arts.

 

 

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