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Employment

Heights Arts is currently hiring community-minded people who are passionate about the arts. Below are currently open positions.

 

PLEASE NOTE: We will not consider incomplete applications. Before you begin the application process, please be prepared to provide 3 professional (or educational for interns) references and the following in PDF format ONLY:

  • Cover Letter  (PDF format)
  • Resume (PDF format)

 

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PROGRAMS ASSISTANT, PART-TIME

Now hiring

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General Description: The Program Assistant is a part time position, which will support staff and Heights Arts program committees in the administration and implementation of all programs including public art, visual arts (exhibition and store), literary, music, and membership (artist, individual and business) programming, and marketing and communications of those programs. A clear understanding of Heights Arts’ strategic initiatives is necessary to ensure programming aligns with Heights Arts’ mission, goals, and values. Strong communication and interpersonal skills are necessary to effectively tell the Heights Arts story via grant reporting, PR, advertising, online presence, and most importantly by representing Heights Arts at public events and in the community. This position reports to and supports the Program Manager.

Required: The successful candidates will be self-motivated and deadline-oriented. Must have excellent communication and writing skills, and prior experience in promotion through social media platforms. Must be highly organized and experienced in managing project details, and understand the strategic goals of the organization to provide effective communications about Heights Arts programs.

Preferred: Experience planning, organizing and / or working at a nonprofit or arts-oriented organization. Experience with Adobe Suite and video software. Knowledge of and connection within the arts community – especially in literary, visual and musical arts.

Compensation: $12.00 – $13.00 per hour
401K Matching
Employee store and exhibition discounts
Paid Holidays

Full job description here – https://www.heightsarts.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Program-Assistant-PT.pdf


Intern, Part Time–Heights ArtsGallery and Store

Now hiring for Oct 2022 – June 2023

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General Description: Heights Arts is seeking an intern for our store in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. This internship will assist Heights Arts in two different phases of implementation and follow-up of our Holiday Store, and maintenance of our year-round Store.The Holiday Store happens every year in the months of November and December, representing a large portion of Heights Arts’ income for the year.

The Store includes a broad selection of giftable art in ceramics, glass, jewelry, painting, printmaking, photography, fiberworks, artist tees, paper crafts and handmade holiday cards, as well as artisan items for the home and the littlest ones in the family (not to mention poetry chapbooks and CDs from Cleveland musicians). Becausethe Holiday Store fills the entire gallery space with works from more than 80 artists, the list is far from complete. New art continually arrives through December,so visitors are encouraged to return and support local artists with their holiday purchases.Special seasonal shopping days may include Small Business Saturday plus the Cedar Lee Holiday Stroll in early December.

Educational Value: Educational Value:Interns will learn and develop interpersonal skills in dealing with the public and artist community in person and through online and telephone communication. In addition, Interns will learn skills in database management, inventory management, and retail managementthrough their work in identifying new and maintaining current relationships with artists and the community. Interns will gain insight into Cleveland’s artist community and artist culture, and interface with other arts organizations with which Heights Arts collaborates.We can also address opportunities that align with an individual intern’s interest if it relates to our operational procedures.

Eligibility: Internships are available for university undergraduate and graduate-level students and recent graduates of university programs. Working artists and exceptional high school students will be evaluated and accepted on a case-by-case basis. College Credit for your internship may be arranged through your university.

Compensation: $10.00/hr

Full job description here – https://www.heightsarts.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Intern-Heights-Arts-Gallery-and-Store.pdf


HEIGHTS HIGH EXHIBITION COMMUNITY TEAM INTERN, PART-TIME

Application will reopen for next season: March 2023

for 2023-2024 Internship

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Heights Arts is accepting applications from rising Juniors of HHS to serve on its Exhibition Sub-Committee. This is an opportunity for students to experience a “behind-the-scenes” look into the process of producing an art exhibition. They will gain valuable skills in leadership while obtaining hands-on experience in every aspect of successful visual art exhibition.

When: 2023-2024 school year

Compensation: The Heights Arts Exhibition Subcommittee position reserved for a high school student comes with a $250 stipend, with half distributed mid-year and the balance at end of term.

Eligibility: Rising Juniors of Cleveland Heights High School. Students are required to obtain a Cleveland Heights High School teacher recommendation.

Full internship description here – HS Exhibition Intern


ABOUT HEIGHTS ARTS

Heights Arts is a nonprofit community arts organization in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. Founded in 2000, Heights Arts cultivates a strong, diverse, and collaborative arts community by inspiring people of all ages to engage in the arts; supporting the arts through education; providing exhibition and performance opportunities; and fostering public appreciation for the arts.  The organization contributes to the region’s artistic vitality by showing regional artists at Heights Arts Gallery on Lee Road near Cedar Road, facilitating public art and design projects, presenting chamber music and other concerts in intimate settings, nominating and supporting the Cleveland Heights Poet Laureate, and holding classes and workshops in the arts.

Heights Arts does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, height, weight, physical or mental ability, veteran status, military obligations, and marital status.

Internship positions are generously funded by the Jean, Harry and Brenda Fuchs Family Foundation