Graduate Assistant Position Available USC Visions and Voices is currently seeking a graduate assistant to support the department’s marketing and event production efforts. Responsibilities include audience development; assessment of student needs and interest; development and implementation of marketing strategies and outreach plans; development and distribution of promotional materials; assistance with online marketing and social media; arrangements for services with vendors; arrangements for guest artists; working at events; managing Visions and Voices’s online reservation system; and general administrative assistance.
An innovative and creative thinker with marketing experience
Proficient understanding of social-media platforms, including Facebook and Twitter
Strong computer skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
Ability to handle multiple tasks
Strong interpersonal skills
Awareness of and interest in the arts and humanities
Must be a current USC graduate student who is available to work 15 to 20 hours per week. Starting pay is $14.00 per hour. Submit cover letter and resume through ConnectSC. For more info, click here. No phone calls please.
Desired start date is July/August 2013.
The 2013–14 Season The new season of Visions and Voices has been announced. Visit their website to see what’s coming up and save the date for fantastic events, including a conversation featuring one of the world’s most preeminent playwrights, Tony Kushner; performances by incredible contemporary dance companies, including Aspen Santa Fe Ballet and the Brian Brooks Moving Company; a provocative performance by world-renowned writer/performer Mx Justin Vivian Bond; talks by acclaimed authors Alexandra Fuller and Dava Sobel, whose books Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight and Galileo’s Daughter, respectively, are featured on President Nikias’s 2013 summer reading list; a powerful and important evening with Dave and Dana Dornsife, who will discuss the extraordinary work they are doing to create access to water in Africa; The Langston Hughes Project, a lively performance celebrating the innovative jazz poetry of the Harlem Renaissance artist featuring actor Malcolm Jamal-Warner and the Ron McCurdy Quartet; a dynamic film festival celebrating the 100th anniversary of Indian cinema; a multimedia performance featuring the visionary artists of the legendary Los Angeles club night Low End Theory; and an entire retrospective screening of the cult television series Freaks and Geeks. For more info, go to visionsandvoices.usc.edu.