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Production Assistant & Paid Internship

Date Posted: 03/15/2021

Application Deadline: 05/01/2021

Type of Position: part time

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Submission Instructions: PRODUCTION ASSISTANT: Job Status: Part-time. 12 hours a week. (2) 6 hour shifts Monday, Tuesday or Thursday from 9am-3pm. This position does not provide benefits.
Hourly Rate: $16 an hour.

Requirements: A bachelors degree in ceramics or a portfolio illustrating your high quality ceramic art with an attention to detail. This position is focused on all the hand built items that are created at my studio. Wheel throwing is not a requirement but you must show proficiency in your field and have a willingness to learn.

All applicants must follow the studio’s Covid-19 protocols.

You must be able to stand while working for extended periods of time, lift up to 50lbs, and work in a factory studio that has no AC in the summer.

You must be professional, responsible, show up on time, work well when left solo or when working with the team. You must have reliable transportation to get to work and proof of US citizenship.

Description: The production assistant will work directly with Gina DeSantis and studio interns to create a series of hand built items for retail and wholesale. Interns + staff work hard at her studio to bring clients only the best in home decor. This includes pinch pot chimes, slab built items and personalized slab built products for a major retailer. You will help recycle clay, prep supplies, create items, assemble items and sometimes glaze. Everyone at this studio cleans up after their own messes. This position will require two months of training and has the possibility of extra hours during the holiday season for the right candidate. She is looking for someone who wants to grow as an artist.

PAID INTERNSHIP:
Job Status: Temporary. 10 hours a week. (2) 5 hour shifts Monday, Tuesday or Thursday between the hours of 9am-3pm. This position does not provide benefits.

Hourly Rate: $14 an hour.

Requirements: I am looking for candidates who are working on their ceramics degree or artists who are looking to expand their work portfolio to pursue a career in the arts.

All applicants must follow the studio’s Covid-19 protocols.

You must be able to stand while working for extended periods of time, lift up to 50lbs, and work in a factory studio that has no AC in the summer.

You must be professional, responsible, show up on time, work well when left solo or when working with the team. You must have reliable transportation to get to work and proof of US citizenship.

Description: We work hard at my studio to bring clients only the best in home decor. This internship is 3 months. I am ideally seeking a candidate to start in June however I am happy to work with students around their summer break schedules. Interns will learn the ropes of running a professional ceramics studio. This includes but is not limited to loading/unloading kilns, mixing glazes, prepping clay and artwork, recycling clay, light cleaning and shipping artwork. Every shift is different based on current orders.

How to Apply: Send your resume, 3 references and 10 images of your artwork to ginadesantisceramics@gmail.com. I am very busy so please don’t get frustrated if you don’t hear back immediately. No phone calls please.

Organization: Gina DeSantis Ceramics

The production assistant will work directly with Gina DeSantis and studio interns to create a series of hand built items for retail and wholesale. Interns + staff work hard at her studio to bring clients only the best in home decor. This includes pinch pot chimes, slab built items and personalized slab built products for a major retailer. You will help recycle clay, prep supplies, create items, assemble items and sometimes glaze. Everyone at this studio cleans up after their own messes. This position will require two months of training and has the possibility of extra hours during the holiday season for the right candidate. She is looking for someone who wants to grow as an artist.