Why should you volunteer with the Columbus Saints?
Since 2003, the Columbus Saints; formerly Saints Drumline Inc, have been providing affordable music education and performance opportunities for young people in Central Ohio. Building on the tradition of HBCU styled Drumlines and Community Focused Drum & Bugle Corps we’ve been able to serve so many uniting people from across the area while providing quality education and high energy performances. As we expand and continue on our journey with new partnership and endeavors we will continue to serve our young people and our greater community. Our vision to provide an affordable and community focused opportunities for the performing arts for Central Ohio.
The Saints has numerous volunteers whose dedication, time, and focus has helped our organization grow with an emphasis on sustainability while providing the best experience for our performers.
The Columbus Saints provides a variety of programs throughout the year. In partnership with local organizations including WinterGuard, Drum & Bugle Corps, and Community Outreach Programs.
The Columbus Saints Performing Arts is seeking a Communications Assistant.
Develops journalistic and social media content for the official Columbus Saints website (www.columbussaints.org), social media platforms, and various print publications. Content will be related to events in which the Saints participates, participating marching members, former marching members, families involved with the organization and other topics as assigned. Assistant will have the opportunity to interview and report on people and events within the Drum Corps International realm while working under strict deadlines. Ideal candidates should have strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as an interest and background in copy editing, photography and layout experience. Experience or course work in news writing & reporting and the various disciplines of marketing/communications is a plus. Assistant will have an outstanding opportunity to hone real-world communications skills and to add significant weight to his/her clippings file and portfolio of published material. Assistant will assist with the compilation of news clippings, serve in a supporting role with media inquiries and provide additional general assistance throughout the tour as needed.
- Strong organizational skills
- Experience with digital media and content management
- Experience with digital photography
- Excellent writing skills
- Willing and able to pass a background check
Year-Round time commitment:
Occasional in-person meetings or conference calls (4-8 hours monthly)
A few hours during the weekday; occasional hours on weekends until August (12-18 hours monthly between May – Aug)
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line: “Communications Assistant – Columbus Saints” . Please include an updated resume and examples of work for reference.