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Synapse is currently looking for:

Marketing Assistant

Synapse Arts is seeking a marketing assistant for a paid position for 6 months beginning in March, 2023.

We are looking for one individual who is interested in using or building their marketing skills and is able to assist with social and email marketing campaigns. This part time position is 5 hours per week on a flexible schedule and is paid $15 per hour.

We are looking for individuals who are comfortable communicating quickly over email and working with Google suites, as those are the main ways our small staff communicates. We work mostly remotely, and sometimes in person at our main office and rehearsal locations on the north side, in Rogers Park and Edgewater.


Our hiring priorities include:

  • Individuals who share our values of: dance is for everyone, freedom to create, and a culture of respect. Read the full Values statement on our website here
  • Hiring with diversity of skin color and cultural experience. Our staff is currently 75% white and %25 BIPOC. The staff is also 50% female identified, %25 non binary, and %25 male identified. We especially encourage Black, Indigenous, and People of Color to apply.
  • Hiring from our community. This includes our extended family of artists as well as the larger LGBTQIA+ community we represent and support.


The Marketing Assistant will

-learn to use (or expand their knowledge of) Trello, Canva, Google Docs, Toggl, Mail Chimp, and potentially PageCloud if they have interest in website work

-coordinate with staff via email, productivity tools, and occasional meetings

-maintain the marketing plan due dates

-update the company’s press list

-send the spring press release

-coordinate social media postings with Synapse Social Media Coordinator Dylan Roth

-update our online listings document

-post online event listings

-send eblasts

-draft and potentially make website updates

-do press follow ups by email/phone

-create a press kit for New Works 2023, we do this as a publicly accessible Drive folder

-create a press kit for Crosswalk Dances 2023, also in a Drive folder

-distribute printed postcards


Synapse Arts actively welcomes individuals with diverse identities, including all gender identities and expressions, sexual identities and orientations, races, ethnicities, religions, national origins, ancestries, abilities, neurodiversities, physical conditions, income levels, socioeconomic statuses, ages, backgrounds, parent/caregiver statuses, relationship statuses, and household structures.



Send an email to

With a resume or CV that lists any marketing experience you have. Arts-related administrative experience is a plus. Alternatively, send a letter that talks about your interest in building arts-related marketing skills.

We are looking to fill this position soon, starting in March 2023.