Brooklyn, NY 11201
12 month Contract – Part Time
Hourly Rate: $25-$30/hr depending on experience and scope of work.
Start Date: June 21, 2021 (or earlier / we are flexible and no later than July 1, 2021)
End Date: June 1, 2022 with an option to renew for another year.
June: approx. 20 hours per month
July: approx. 20 hours per month
August: approx. 80 hours (roughly 15-18 hours a week)
September: approx. 50 hours per month
October: approx. 20 hours per month
December: approx. 14 hours per month
January – June 2022 – as needed / between 8 – 20 hours per month)
ABOUT THE ROLE
The Photoville Festival Website Associate is a part-time position within United Photo Industries (d.b.a Photoville) working remotely, as mutually agreed to via contract, and will be responsible for managing the annual New York City Festival website, inputting exhibition, programming and partner information on the website, strategizing with the Photoville team about the user experience, maintaining the site during the festival period (September 17 – December 1, 2021) and archiving the annual programming pages once the 10th edition has been completed (December 2021)
The ideal candidate will be living in New York and is welcome to work remotely or at the Photoville office in Brooklyn. The candidate would have to know how to work independently and be excited to bring new ideas to the table while maintaining the festival website for the next 6 months. The position will be contracted on a yearly basis and after the first 12 months, an hourly pay increase and scope of work can be negotiated in good faith.
This is a part-time position and the ideal candidate would be available to work the hours they need to in order to successfully prioritize, implement, and complete Photoville Festival tasks in addition to any other work commitments. Schedule will vary month to month and exact days and times will be negotiated in advance and in good faith with the Photoville Leadership.
The Festival Website Associate reports directly to the Executive Director and Creative Director of Photoville and will be working with the rest of the Photoville team throughout the contracted term.
ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
WordPress administration, including WP, theme and plugin updates
Populating content, creating and updating pages
Modifying layouts and styling as needed using CSS and HTML
Image optimization for web
Speed optimization and SEO management
Monitoring web analytics
Troubleshooting and debugging
Documenting website workflow processes & instructions
Implementation of accessibility requirements with Photoville’s Creative Director
3+ years experience with WordPress
Proficiency with CSS and HTML
Familiarity with WP Bakery builder (formerly Visual Composer)
Experience using browser developer tools
Understanding of responsive design and UX principles
Proactive and efficient
The ability to work within tight deadlines
Collaborative team member
Great sense of humor and be ok with having a dog in the office, if working from the Photoville HQ in Brooklyn
HOW TO APPLY
Please email your resume, 2-3 links to previous web work you have done (work samples) and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Web Associate” in the subject line. No phone calls please.
Photoville is an equal employment opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, pregnancy, alienage or citizenship status, marital status or domestic partner status, genetic information, genetic predisposition or carrier status, gender identity, HIV status, military status and any other category protected by law in all employment decisions.
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION
Photoville is a New York-based non-profit organization that works to promote a wider understanding and increased access to the art of photography for all. Founded in 2011 in Brooklyn, NY, Photoville was built on the principles of addressing cultural equity and inclusion, which we are always striving for, by ensuring that the artists we exhibit are diverse in gender, class, and race. By activating public spaces, amplifying visual storytellers, and creating unique and highly innovative exhibition and programming environments, we join the cause of nurturing a new lens of representation. Through creative partnerships with festivals, city agencies, and other nonprofit organizations, Photoville offers visual storytellers, educators, and students financial support, mentorship, and promotional & production resources, on a range of exhibition opportunities. In pursuit of its mission, Photoville produces an annual, city-wide open air photography festival in New York City, a wide range of free educational community initiatives, and a nationwide program of public art exhibitions.
June 21, 2021 - June 1, 2022