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We list all part-time, full-time, temporary, internship and apprentice experiences for individual artists, designers, performers, writers and all other creative professions. 

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Grant Writer

Tell us:       

  • Your Name and Contact Info       
  • What grants and kind of grants you have done in the past.        
  • Expected compensation (negotiable)        
  • Your availability

Please submit your information and qualifications to: drfant@gatesmillsplayers.com 

Art Instructor

SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • High school diploma required; Associate’s degree in education/arts preferred
  • Minimum of one year experience working with youth ages 6-18 in education, recreation and/or social services setting preferred
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written
  • CPR and first aid certificates required within 6 months of employment
  • Ability to organize and supervise members in a safe environment
  • Ability to motivate youth and manage behavior problems
  • Ability to plan and implement quality programs for youth
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others
  • Excellent attendance and punctuality

Piano, Orchestral Instrument, and Voice Teachers

Thrive Arts is seeking part-time music teachers for beginning through advanced students. If you have a song in your heart, love watching a child's eyes light up through music, enjoy working collaboratively, and are open to a flexible learning environment for your students, Thrive Arts wants to meet you!

Dance Instructor

Thrive Arts is seeking part-time dance instructors for beginning through advanced students. If you have a song in your heart, love to dance, enjoy watching a child's eyes light up through dance and music, enjoy working collaboratively, and are open to a flexible learning environment for your students, Thrive Arts wants to meet you!

Visitor Engagement Associate

The first face of MOCA Cleveland, the Visitor Engagement Associate enthusiastically welcomes and guides visitors on their experience of the Museum. The Visitor Engagement Associate ensures a consistent, intentional, and memorable experience for all museum visitors, modeling superior customer service that goes beyond transaction, integrating inquiry-based engagement into their interactions, and providing guidance and concierge services as necessary. Led by the Visitor Engagement Manager, this role/person maintains the appearance of the Mandel Welcome Center, Kohl Atrium, and Cleveland Foundation Lobby as directed. This position also provides support for the Museum’s tour program, helping schedule and coordinate confirmed tours.

Director of Accounting

Beck Center for the Arts seeks an experienced and talented individual to join the organization as Director of Accounting. The Director of Accounting provides leadership and management oversight to plan, supervise, and coordinate accounting, payroll and employee benefits at Beck Center, ensuring that high quality standards of accounting office functions are maintained, particularly the integrity and accuracy of the GL and Cash Accounts.

Dancer

The Dancing Wheels Company, America’s first, professional, physically integrated dance company, is currently seeking to hire qualified male and female dancers for the 2017/18 season. There is an immediate opening for a wheelchair dancer. Dancing Wheels is a national touring company that works with highly acclaimed choreographers each year. Most recent works include full-length pieces from Donald McKayle, Dianne McIntyre, Nai-Ni Chen, Christopher Fleming, Michael Uthoff, Peter Kalivis, and David Rousseve. 

Part-Time Coordinator

The purpose of this job is to act as the Coordinator of Power of the Arts under the direction of the Board of Directors. The mission of the organization is to create and sustain a collaborative structure for the arts and culture community to participate effectively in our region’s revitalization and economic development and to positively impact our citizens’ quality of life.

Concert Production Manager

The Cleveland Institute of Music is seeking a highly organized and self motivated person to serve as full-time Production Manager responsible for CIM performances and special events on and off campus.  In addition, the Production Manager is responsible for production support of all non-CIM events which take place in CIM’s facilities as appropriate. 

Dancer

The Dancing Wheels Company is seeking a female wheelchair dancer for the current season. Experience and training required, must be able to work full‐time and tour throughout the nation. Pay scale is commensurate with experience; paid holidays and vacation time are included.

To audition, interested candidates should send a letter of interest, resumé and head shot to Mary Verdi-Fletcher, President/Founding Artistic Director at VFletcher1@aol.com.

Part-time Picture Framing Associate

Part time position available in retail picture framing store. Looking for a personable, creative individual who enjoys helping customers, art, design, and the craft of framing. From designing to execution, the ideal creative is just as comfortable working with people as they are working with hand tools. Picture framing experience is a plus though not required. They'll train you in all aspects of picture framing, framing design, and customer service.

Technical Director

WEATHERVANE PLAYHOUSE, Akron. Exempt, Full-time, Benefits. Responsibilities: The Technical Director is responsible for twelve productions annually.

Duties include: Designing set, lights, sound and/or overseeing volunteer designs, creating and maintaining scenery build, paint and installation schedule; properties construction/acquisition; stage rigging engineering, installation and operations; overseeing safety for shop/productions; attending production meetings and technical rehearsals; supervising and training volunteer crews with the coordinator of volunteers; drafting for scenery construction; other duties as assigned.

Communications Manager

The Communication Manager will be a dynamic, highly motivated, self-directed and disciplined team member with a passion for spreading the word about MOCA’s trendsetting exhibitions and programs and an uncommon propensity for organizing projects. This individual is primarily responsible for driving museum awareness and visitation by executing MOCA’s digital strategies and content on a variety of platforms, including social media, website, and email marketing. The position also serves as a project manager to monitor and ensure completion of marketing projects across departments including Curatorial, Programs, Education and Development. S/he will work closely with the Director of Marketing + Communications to ensure alignment with MOCA’s brand and strategic goals. Additional responsibilities include results measurement, media relations support and some media tracking and administrative assistance as needed.

Tattoo Paid Apprenticeship

Are you artistic? Have you always wondered what it would be like to become a tattoo artist?

Well, here's your chance!

Body Revolution has immediate openings in their PAID apprenticeship program.

Apply now to join their growing team of artists!

Visual Art Instructor

BSMA is looking to connect with visual art instructors who work with a variety of age groups and mediums. Our outreach program is growing and we have a need to expand our pool of contracted professionals. Teachers are needed for both youth and adult classes consisting of multi-week sessions as well as occasional one-time outreach activities. Work is mainly in the Slavic Village neighborhood. We have immediate need for one morning preschool visual art teacher.

Drama Technical Assistant

The Fairview Park City Schools has an opening for a Drama Technical Assistant for the Fall Play for the 2016-2017 school year.

Teaching Artist, Dance

Dancing Wheels Company & School is seeking qualified dance teaching artists to join the Department of Education and Outreach at the School of Dancing Wheels, on an as-needed contracted basis to join the team of active and substitute teachers.

Visitor Engagement Associate

The first face of MOCA Cleveland, the Visitor Engagement Associate enthusiastically welcomes and guides visitors on their experience of the Museum. The Visitor Engagement Associate ensures a consistent, intentional, and memorable experience for all museum visitors, modeling superior customer service that goes beyond transaction, integrating inquiry-based engagement into their interactions, and providing guidance and concierge services as necessary. Led by the Visitor Engagement Manager, this role/person maintains the appearance of the Mandel Welcome Center, Kohl Atrium, and Cleveland Foundation Lobby as directed. This position also provides support for the Museum’s tour program, helping schedule and coordinate confirmed tours.

Managing Producer, Arts and Culture

Position Summary:

Create and supervise the creation of high quality multiple media content, projects and events. Host and moderate on-air, online, and community events.

Director, University Art Galleries

Responsibilities include directing the daily operations of the university’s art galleries, including the well-respected Emily Davis Gallery in the Myers School of Art; curating and presenting regional and national exhibitions; and managing the art collection of the Myers School of Art.

Job functions involve: day-to-day gallery administration including budget management, record-keeping, exhibition installation and de-installation, art handling and storage, facilities maintenance and security, and collection management; curating exhibitions; grant-writing, fundraising, and development; public relations including writing publicity materials, organizing public events, managing mailing lists, website, and social media; supervision of student assistants; committee service; other duties as assigned by the Director. Teaching opportunities in the University of Akron Arts Administration program or Myers School of Art may be available.