We're hiring!

Written by
devon

Ruby Star Society is hiring! We are filling two part-time positions in our Atlanta studio. Please note that these are local, in-person positions and not open to remote hires.

To apply for either, send an email to rubystarsociety [at] gmail [dot] com with the position you're applying for in the subject of the email. Tell us a little about yourself and why you think you'd be a good fit for the job. We'd also love to see samples of your work.

Both positions are to start the week of July 11.

 

SOCIAL MEDIA / MARKETING COORDINATOR 

We are looking for someone to manage our social media accounts and provide marketing assistance to our Creative Director. This is a part-time hourly position of 20-30 hours per week.

 

This person will:

  • Develop and curate interesting, engaging, and educational content for our social media platforms.
  • Create written, video, and photo content that will be used on social media and in other marketing materials.
  • Maintain our brand voice across social media channels (Instagram, Facebook, and possibly Tiktok).
  • Create and maintain a social media calendar
  • Create contests, sewalongs, and takeovers
  • Manage requests for fabric and giveaways 
  • Design patterns for free downloads, or work with a pattern designer to have patterns made
  • Create and send newsletters
  • Monitor our social media channels and engage with messages, inquiries, and comments
  • Review social media analytics
  • Periodically update our website
  • Assist our Creative Director with planning/organizing industry shows
  • Attend in-person events up to several times per year

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Excellent listening and storytelling skills
  • General knowledge of the quilting industry
  • Ability to teach and share sewing and quilting skills
  • Ability to compose creative, interesting, and attractive layouts for photos and video
  • Proficiency with video and photo editing tools
  • Strong copywriting and copy editing skills
  • Be extremely organized, with great time management
  • Be detail-oriented, and able to meet deadlines

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • 1-3 years experience with social media marketing or content development
  • Ability to sew and quilt
  • Strong experience with Adobe Creative Cloud (particularly Photoshop) and video editing software
  • Experience with pattern writing is a plus

 

GRAPHIC DESIGN ASSISTANT / PROJECT COORDINATOR

We are looking for someone to do project management and provide design assistance to our Creative Director.  This is a part-time hourly position of 20-30 hours per week.

This person will:

  • Assist with graphic design jobs, like catalog layouts, postcards, hang tags, and other marketing materials
  • Write copy for catalogs or other marketing like magazine interviews
  • Work with pattern designers to create and curate quilts and other projects for our catalog
  • Work with sewers to have projects and samples made
  • Assist our Creative Director with planning/organizing industry shows
  • Attend in-person events up to several times per year

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Excellent listening and communication skills
  • Strong graphic design skills
  • General understanding of the principles of branding
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with the quilting industry
  • Experience with designing quilts and other sewn items
  • Strong copywriting and copy editing skills
  • Be extremely organized, with great time management
  • Be detail-oriented, and able to meet deadlines

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • 1-3 years experience with graphic design
  • Ability to sew and quilt
  • Proficiency with InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop
  • Experience with pattern writing is a plus