Work at Villa Musica

Founded as a non-profit corporation in November 2005, Villa Musica is a vibrant gathering place where people can come together to take music lessons, play in an ensemble, or participate in a workshop. Villa Musical Faculty Instructors provide instrumental, vocal and/or theoretical training for children and adults of all ages. They may work at a variety of levels teaching different musical skills in either individual or group settings.

SOCIAL AND DIGITAL MEDIA INTERN
AND RECEPTIONIST
About Villa Musica:
Villa Musica is San Diego’s community music center, enabling people of all ages and backgrounds to discover, explore and enhance their music skills as part of a network of musicians, educators and lovers of music. Founded as a non-profit corporation in November 2005, Villa Musica is a vibrant gathering place where people can come together to take music lessons, play in an ensemble, or participate in a workshop. Villa Musica seeks to create a focal point for community music education in San Diego, where students and teachers can meet to exchange ideas and experience the joy of making music. By creating a supportive and creative environment for the study of music, we aim to inspire many San Diegans to embrace music making as part of their lives.

Description:
The Social and Digital Media Intern will play an active role in developing Villa Musica’s online community. Under the supervision of the Administration Manager, the intern will help develop social media platforms and create content that is relevant to the current and potential student base. He/she will analyze and report on network activity and assist in building Villa Musica’s archives with digital images, videos and other media. The intern will gain experience in social media platforms and developing effective videography and photography for a working arts-based non-profit.

As a Receptionist, he/she will serve as the liaison and first point of contact for students, parents, guests and the general public. The Receptionist is responsible for providing administrative and clerical services for the organization. Primary responsibilities include: answering, directing, and relaying telephone and email messages, accept, record, and process payments from students, coordinate weekend recitals, and other duties as assigned.

Experience and Qualifications:
—Familiarity with mainstream social media such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Yelp, Instagram, etc.
—Passionate, detail-oriented, self-starter
—Pleasant manner and strong communication skills
—Strong writing, photography, videography and editing skills required
—Demonstrates strong storytelling abilities
—Demonstrates working knowledge of photo, editing and audio software
—Working knowledge of computers/data entry (Quickbooks, Entourage, Word, Excel) or willingness to learn
—Previous experience with social media
—Previous experience with communications
—Experience with WordPress
—Must have own equipment including camera and video device as well as a computer running appropriate editing software.
—Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle.

Eligibility:
—The ideal candidate will be available to work Sundays, accomplishing both job descriptions during their working hours and must have availability to cover classes, special events and recitals in evenings and on weekends as scheduled.
—Open to college students and recent graduates interested in gaining experience in the non-profit sector
—This is a part-time position (10 hours a week) with an hourly rate range of $12-$15 per hour

How to Apply:
Please send your cover letter, resume and 2-3 samples of your written/social/digital media work to Villa Musica’s Executive and Artistic Director, Dr. Fiona Chatwin at admin@villamusica.org

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