Jobs and Internships


NEW! Social Media Assistant

Third Coast International Audio Festival seeks a part-time Social Media Assistant based in Chicago. Reporting directly to the Artistic Director (Maya Goldberg-Safir), the SMA will execute a social media plan designed by TCIAF and reflecting the organization’s unique online voice, in support of all aspects of the organization’s programming. The SMA should be fluent in social media platforms, demonstrate an interest in the landscape of audio storytelling, and have strong writing skills, including a willingness to write and revise collaboratively.

The SMA will work 12 hours a week - including six hours from Third Coast headquarters on Mondays, and an additional six hours remotely during the rest of the week. This is a temporary part-time position, with an end date of November 2018.

The SMA position is a great opportunity for an emerging producer or arts curator who wants to learn more about Third Coast’s programming, get connected to a wide network of radio and podcast producers, and develop skills in narrative writing and arts administration.

· Executes Third Coast's social media plan via all social media platforms (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and others as appropriate) to promote TCIAF's 2018 programming
· Uses social media to support and ignite conversation around TCIAF programming, including the Conference, The Fest, TC/RHDF Competition, Re:sound and Best of the Best, and the TCIAF website
· Maintains TC's social media voice across platforms and according to the guidelines set out by the social media plan
· Does live coverage of the podcasts in The Fest (Oct. 1-12) as well as the Third Coast Conference (Oct. 4-6)
· Reports to Artistic Director and The Conference & Fest Manager - including ongoing communication about how to best promote TC programming on social media, editing & revising

· Adobe Illustrator
· Comfort using social media platforms - Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and others as appropriate, as well as social media management dashboards
· Strong, clear writing and a willingness to work collaboratively
· Familiarity with TC's programming and an interest in learning more about it!

· Mondays - Approximately 9-3pm (six hours) at Third Coast’s headquarters in Chicago
· 2 other days of the week (days TBD) - (three hours) each day
· $18/hour, except for covering The Fest + the Conference, which will be covered by flat fee plus gratis registration

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to by Friday, June 29th at 5pm CDT.


Our summer internships have been filled for 2018. Check back in January 2019 to find out about upcoming opportunities.

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