Fields: African American, arts, history, racial justice, film
Location: NYC, New York
About the Organization: Kamau Studios is a storystyle photography lab based in New York City created by Artist / Historian, Kamau Ware. We are a creative community of storytellers experimenting with narrative devices in visual storytelling. We tell your story in a single image, books, videos, and integrated packages. Our flagship storytelling project is the Black Gotham Experience, an immersive multimedia project that celebrates the impact of the African Diaspora on New York City.
About the Position: Kamau Studios LLC is seeking an Executive and Creative Assistant to the Chief Creative Officer (CCO) who is also the Principal Artist of the studio and the Lead Creative of the Black Gotham Experience. The Executive and Creative Assistant (ECA) will work primarily in the studio and occasionally remotely. There are mandatory weekly meetings with the CCO, monthly meetings with the BGX Team, and monthly Advisory Board meetings. The ECA will be present at monthly meetings and maintain notes and distribute minutes to the respective parties.
This role may include compensated travel domestically and/or internationally. This is an hourly part-time position with room for growth into a full time position in Q1 2019.
- We are looking for someone who is passionate about culture, community, and has an interest in the Black Diaspora.
- This person will be a convivial self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit, comfortable giving and taking directions, and thrives in a team atmosphere.
- This person will be a thinking partner, ambassador, and “right hand” to the CCO which will entail both executive and creative functions.
Estimated Salary: $15 per hour, 12-20 hrs per week
Deadline: Until filled – ASAP
Kamau Studios LLC