Careers

Applications are open for contracts in Social Media and Event Management.  Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis. 

Events & Community Manager | Contract Position,  April 2022 through July 2022 

Position Purpose: This position is responsible for directly supporting and representing the programs, efforts, and mission of PATTERN through events and community engagement in support of these events.

As our Event and Community Manager you’ll be responsible for curating and crafting the experiences people have when they meet PATTERN in person. You’ll lead and collaborate to produce and execute events on a monthly basis, as well as help coordinate PATTERN’s participation in collaborative events with community partners. You’ll also be developing new ways to build and celebrate our community and the regional creative economy. You’re a creator, a hustler, and a self-starter. You own your mistakes, learn and move forward at a fast-pace. You represent an effective leader and role model. You’re ready for a challenge and you love working with a team.

If both parties are satisfied with the experience at the end of the four-month contact, further employment will be discussed.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities
To be successful in this role, you must be able to perform in a satisfactory manner the functions listed below. PATTERN will make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.

Essential Functions
• Reach out to local event and experience producers for collaboration opportunities
• Attend events around the city for inspiration and networking
• Help to brainstorm events and activations for PATTERN and our partners
• Coordinate and manage logistics and event details in advance of and on the day of event
• Help coordinate and communicate with the event volunteer team, as well as interns and Fellows
• Research presenters and cool events in other markets
• Provide high level customer service for all subscribers, event attendees, and PATTERN guests
• Add and contribute to improving upon what we have in place
• Work as a cohesive team with all PATTERN staff members to ensure efficiency and camaraderie
• Maintain product knowledge for all front of the house and PATTERN operations
• Maintain the distinct PATTERN aesthetic, appearance, atmosphere, and culture

Other Functions
• Support internal communication and workflow as needed
• Assist with creative service projects
• Train and engage with event interns and Fellows through projects and weekly check ins

Required Experience & Skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual must have/exhibit the following:
• Loves events and thrives on being both highly social and efficient
• At least 24 months of experience throwing parties, gathering groups, entertaining people, putting together events
• Hard working with outstanding problem solving abilities i.e. will always find a way
• Knack for project management and superior organizational skills
• An expert knowledge of Slack, Google Docs, and Trello platforms
• Strong writing ability
• Excellent communication skills and be able to work with a wide range of personalities
• Ability to prioritize and multi-task within a fast-paced environment
• Willing to initiate tasks and perform duties without direction
• Positive attitude and able to take initiative ie. doesn’t sit around waiting for something to be assigned
• Working knowledge of local creative culture,
• Basic “handyman” skills: ie. able to use electric drill, hammer things into walls, climb ladders, screw things together, etc
• Familiarity with Instagram, TikTok & Canva a plus
• Ability to lift 30 lbs
• Owns reliable vehicle

Schedule
• 15-20 hours a week to start
• Flexible schedule, with some office required on Tuesdays/Thursdays 9:30am-5:30pm
• Must be available evenings and weekend for event execution as needed and enthusiastic about late hours

Compensation
Starting at $15 p/h

Application process
Submit your resume, cover letter, professional references and complete a brief application here: https://forms.gle/A9D4NsXpKcunCqox5

Social Media | 4-Month Contract

Position Purpose: Social media support for several special projects we’re working on. The role will develop and manage marketing and engagement efforts across existing Instagram, LinkedIn and TikTok social media accounts. This person must be able to multitask, possess strong time management skills, have experience with creating SM specific audio visual content, communicate with internal and external contacts and meet critical deadlines.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities
To be successful in this role, an individual must be able to perform in a satisfactory manner the functions listed below. PATTERN will make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.

Essential Functions
• Manage day-to-day communications and posts, including real-time event posting
• Create a social posting strategy that aligns with the brand’s marketing calendar to increase engagement, visibility, and followers
• Grow social media following organically and strategically
• Report monthly on content performance and present social insights and best practices to appropriate teams
• Build and launch paid and organic social media campaigns
• Engage in conversation (including direct messages and inquiries) with consumers in brand voice
• Create engaging on-brand content in the moment, and for later posts using Canva and/or the tools provided by IG/TikTok
• Oversee social media cross-promotions and collaborations with PATTERN’s community partners, and advertisers

Other Functions
• Support internal communication and workflow as needed
• Work with PATTERN social media interns and Fellows on content creation as needed

Educations and/or Experience
To perform this job successfully, an individual must have the following educational and/or experience
• At least 24 months of professional social media experience
• A strong grasp of social media analytics. Tracking them and applying findings to improve engagement
• Good working knowledge of Canva or similar design software, and in-phone video editing
• Excellent familiarity and love of greater Indianapolis arts and culture scene

• Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
• A general passion for arts, culture and entrepreneurship

Schedule
10-20 hours a week
Office required on Tuesdays/Thursdays 9:30-5:30pm.
Occasional weekend and evening availability is key for event coverage

Compensation
Starting at $14 p/h

Application process
Submit your resume, cover letter, references and links to social media channels that you have been instrumental in managing to jenny.walton@patternindy.com.

About PATTERN
As an Entrepreneurial Support Organization (ESO), PATTERN both accelerates the creative economy and provides creators a platform for creative expression. We are  an inclusive community of creatives and makers on a mission to make Central Indiana a world-class destination for culture, fashion, art and music. PATTERN is a 501c3 public charity.