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partTime
Part-time ,
submitted by
lilym77

Art Studio Assistant/Instructor

Hello! We are a growing paint and sip art studio offering in-studio public and private events for both adults and kids, occasional offsite events and paint at home art kits. We do social painting classes where we walk you step by step through the painting in a fun and relaxing environment. There is music in the background and customers get to drink while they paint.

We are looking for a Part Time studio assistant with social media and marketing knowledge who is able to also instruct classes. We are open to hiring one person for both the assistant and instructor positions or two separate people.

The ideal candidate should have great customer service skills, fun and outgoing personality, patience, and be an experienced/knowledgeable artist. Should be reliable with great time management skills. Social media management and some marketing knowledge is needed.

Assistant Duties will mainly consist of:

• Managing social media platforms IE: Instagram, Facebook, etc.

• Creating digital flyers via Canva and/or other apps.

• Helping organize studio. Setting up for classes, cleaning up after classes and assisting during classes.

• Posting upcoming events on our corresponding Facebook Page & Eventbrite.

• Creating and sending email blasts & campaigns to our customers.

• Assembling Art Kits and helping with Etsy Page.

Instructor Duties will mainly consist of:

• Leading painting classes in studio, virtually and occasionally offsite.

• Breaking down paintings in a step-by-step format, making it as easy as possible to follow.

• Bringing a positive and fun attitude to the studio and with customers.

• Helping with setting up for classes, pouring paint, cleaning up after classes.

Requirements:

• Flexible schedule.

• Familiar with acrylic paint and have an art background/experience/education.

• Patient, fun and upbeat personality.

• Comfortable being/instructing in front of people.

Compensation:

$17/hr for assistant position. The hours and days for the assistant role are flexible but hoping to find someone with availability two days per week, ideally during the day.

$80/class plus tips for instructor position. Duration is approx. 3.5-4hrs. For the instructor position, our classes mainly tend to be in the evenings Wednesday-Sunday as well as afternoons on Saturday and Sunday. However, that doesn't mean the candidate has to be available all of those days/times. Please include your available days/times when applying.

This is a part-time position to start with but has the potential to turn into full-time and even management. We are looking for someone that will grow with us.

Interested candidates please send the following to info@sipandpaintchicago.com

-Resume and Cover Letter

-3 examples of your art work and/or link to your art portfolio

-Your availability and which position you're interested in(Instructor, Assistant or both)

Thank you!

Contact Info:
Lily
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Chicago 60630