Join the Team!

We’re always looking for members of the Asian community, who are passionate about the arts and/or pop culture, to join our team! This includes Department Directors, Writers, Artists, Content Creators and much more! See a list of open positions below, along with a link to apply. You are definitely welcome to apply for more than one position. We can’t wait to work with you!

If you have a skill that doesn’t fit one of the positions listed below, feel free to email us with the subject line “AitA Applications” and what skills you could bring to the table.

Disclaimer: Asians in the Arts is a volunteer-filled organization, and all positions are unpaid. We currently do not offer stipends. As such, please be honest (on the application) about how much time you can put towards your work with us. Thank you so much for understanding!

Contact us at asians.in.the.arts.contact@gmail.com with any questions.

Director Positions

Marketing Co-Director

We are in the search for a Co-Marketing director for Asians in The Arts! As Co-Marketing director you will be working with the other Marketing director to create various marketing campaigns and thinking of ways to overall boost our engagement so we can further spread the AITA message. You will also be in charge of leading the marketing team alongside your fellow co-director, this will include delegating tasks, and leading team meetings. We are looking for someone who can easily work with Canva (or any graphic making tool of your choice), google apps and is knowledgeable about most social media sites.

Podcast Director

  • Lead the creation of the Asians in the Arts podcast (basic planning already complete)
  • lead other team members and delegate tasks to get podcast produced and published
  • be responsive to communication via slack/email
  • attend a director’s meeting twice a month (or stay up to date when unavailable to attend)

Initiative Co-Director

As Co-Initiative director, you will be working with the other director to create various initiatives (any type of project) that benefit the AitA mission. You will also be in charge of leading the team alongside your fellow co-director, this will include delegating tasks, and leading team meetings (as well as attending meetings with the other AitA directors). We are looking for someone who is a good and quick communicator, a great leader, who has many ideas for projects, and who has the follow through and enthusiasm to carry those projects out.

Staff positions

Prose+Poetry

Writer

  • Produce two pieces of prose/poetry every month circling around the Asian experience
  • Work closely with editors to finetune pieces
  • Correspond with department director

Editor

  • Give feedback on work from writers
  • Work with writers to produce two pieces every month
  • Correspond with department director
News+Opinion

Writer

  • Write two informational pieces per month about Asian artists and their work- highlighting their impact and influence in the Asian community and beyond
  • Pieces will primarily be about  Asian arts/pop culture but can occasionally be about topics like advocacy and human rights issues within the Asian community.
  • Stay responsive with assigned editors and the department director through slack and/or email
  • Able to meet given deadlines promptly
  • Preferable proficiency in English and writing

Editor

  • Edit more than 2 pieces per month 
  • Stay responsive with assigned writers and the department director through slack and/or email
  • Able to meet given deadlines promptly
  • Preferable proficiency in English and writing
  • Can also occasionally write pieces but main job will be editing
Illustration

Illustrator

  • Create illustrations to accompany News/Opinion/Poetry pieces and for other projects
  • Be responsive to communication via slack and email
Marketing

Instagram Manager

  • Manage the AITA instagram account (direct messages, sharing relevant posts, commenting, tracking engagement, etc.) 
  • Work with Marketing team to optimize prime engagement patterns when needed
  • quick response times to communication over slack
  • PAST EXPERIENCE: Recommended but not required – being a past or current social media manager for any organization

Platform Specialist

  • Manage an AitA account on another platform (Tik Tok, Facebook, Twitter etc.) depending on applicant’s area of expertise
  • Create consistent and relevant posts, comment/share other accounts, handle direct messages, track engagement
  • Work with Marketing team to optimize prime engagement patterns when needed
  • PAST EXPERIENCE: Recommended but not required – being a past or current social media manage for any organization

Graphic Designer

  • Be ready to make graphics upon request 
  • NEED: Quick workers, proficient in making graphic designs, accepting of constructive criticism, recommended experience in a design platform (ex. Canva, InDesign, Photoshop, imovie etc.)
Strategy Management

Project Analyst

  • Develop and define project, program, event goals & objectives (i.e. increasing viewership and engagement on our social media and website etc.) 
  • Design and oversee projects and events from start to finish 
  • Monitor and analyze project effectiveness using qualitative and quantitative methods (surveys, interviews, focus groups etc.) 
  • Present project plans to the larger AitA team and work as a liaison between different departments

Strategy Analyst: Public Relations

  • Establish and maintain relationships and partnerships with high school and college campuses (i.e. campus cultural organizations and office of engaged initiative, community engagement)
  • Write newsletter, press releases, and other media communications to promote our organization and events

Strategy Analyst: Human Resources -Talent Acquisition 

  • Recruit and interview artists to be featured in our social media series and/or to join our AitA organization
  • Recruit and coordinate with campus ambassadors for organization-wide and/or campus-specific projects/ events
  • Assess what roles are needed in the organization by communicating with different departments and plan recruitment accordingly 
  • Initiate AitA organization-wide virtual events to maintain and increase volunteer membership and engagement

Financial Analyst

  • Create and research new opportunities for monetary funding and sponsorship 
  • Establish corporate/ NGO partnerships and relationships
  • Construct financial reports of inflow and outflow of funding 
  • Coordinate with the finance team and the larger AitA departments to allocate fundings & create budgets

Campus Ambassadors (High Schools and Universities)

  • Represent AitA and work as a liaison between AitA and their universities and/or high school 
  • Coordinate meetings/events and establish partnership with campus clubs, organizations, and student centers as an AitA representative 
  • Publicize AitA and its mission and works to your respective college and high school communities
Podcast

Writer

  • Create outline and discussion questions for podcast
  • Be responsive to communication via slack/email

Audio Editor

  • Edit podcast from initial recording to finished product
  • gather feedback from team and implement it 
  • be responsive to communication via slack/email