Portal Fellows

Shared_Studios seeks Fellows to work in the following areas: media/PR, marketing, software and hardware design, logistics and operations, sales/business development, architecture, and industrial design. If you don’t see a specific area that fits your interests or skills but you’d still like to work with us, please inquire. There may be opportunities available.

 

Responsibilities will depend on area of interest but may include:

  • Identifying, researching, and supporting existing and potential Portal locations and partners.

  • Participating in high-level meetings to develop growth strategies and interact with our partners.

  • Developing our social media presence, company-wide marketing strategies, and market research.

  • Tracking and documenting client leads and relationships.

  • Providing logistical and operational support for the transport and installation of Portals in the U.S. and abroad.

  • Possible travel to Portal openings around the United States.

  • Additional responsibilities as necessary and appropriate.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, a strong attention to detail and results, and experience communicating with people from diverse backgrounds.

  • Strong research, writing, problem-solving, and computer skills.

  • Ability to adapt quickly, work in a fast-paced environment, and balance multiple projects.

  • For business development positions, fundraising, marketing, sales, or finance experience is preferred.

  • For technology-oriented positions, experience in programming (Python, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, Ruby), hardware development (interactive design, Arduino, PixelConduit, lighting design, sound design), or general design (architecture, prototype renderings, construction oversight) is preferred.

  • Must have a personal computer and be willing to use it for the work assigned.

  • Must be enrolled in or a recent graduate of an undergraduate or advanced degree program.

 

Hours and Compensation:

Both full-time (35-40 hours/week) and part-time (15-20 hours/week) positions are available. The position is designed to provide important opportunities for career development, and Fellows will also be paid $10 per hour. Fellows selected on the basis of advanced technical knowledge for technology-oriented positions will be compensated at a rate to be negotiated with the Shared_Studios team.

How to apply:

Please send a brief statement of interest and a current resume to jake@sharedstudios.com. Please include the title of the desired fellowship in the subject line (Sales/Growth, Social Media, Production, Logistics, Technology). Fellows are hired on a rolling basis.