Communications Associate - Full/Part Time

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PLEASE NOTE: we will only consider applicants who send their resume, cover letter, and work samples to jobs@yagp.org per the instructions indicated below.

 

Communications Associate - Full/Part Time

This is a fully-remote writer position for a highly organized self-starter serving multiple departments, with potential for growth.

 

DUTIES:

· Maintaining an intensive flow of written communications for multiple departments (including drafting daily e-mails on behalf of the organization, communications with sponsors, competition/performance venues, YAGP participants, and other correspondents)

· Helping create venue guides and other written information materials for sponsors and other constituents

· Maintaining sponsor contract/negotiation/contact status logs

· Occasionally travel within the U.S. to work at the U.S. semi-finals on weekends

· Creating and maintaining sponsor benefits charts and assisting with follow-up

· Organizing and labeling YAGP visual materials (photo, video, etc.)

· Track and organize social media benefit fulfillment for sponsors and other partners

· Assist with collection of digital materials from sponsors and other partners

· Responding to e-mail inquiries

· Writing texts for the YAGP website, drafting copy for YAGP quarterly newsletter and other materials

· Drafting copy for YAGP’s social media posts

· Assisting with some communications on behalf of the Artistic Director

· Other communication-based tasks on demand

 

REQUIREMENTS:

•Bachelor’s degree in English, Communication, or other related fields

•This is a communication-based position, so excellent written and oral communication skills are a must, including strong interpersonal and business communication

•Highly developed workflow management and organization skills

•Ability to take direction and be flexible

•Ability to manage multiple deadlines and work under stress in a fast-paced work environment

•Sound judgment of what is and is not appropriate for various target audiences – ranging from teenage children participating in YAGP auditions to high-level donors, sponsors and partners

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

· Familiarity with ballet and ballet aesthetic is highly preferred, as YAGP is a dance education organization and much of the communication will be dance-related

· Willingness to travel and work weekends.

· Enjoys a dynamic, fast-paced work environment.

· Team player