Crowdfunding Specialist (part-time / remote)

  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Part-time

Company Description

Seed&Spark is a platform that helps build sustainable careers for diverse creators and amplifies the cultural impact of the work that they make. For most of the past decade, Seed&Spark has cultivated equity and inclusion in entertainment, building an unprecedented pipeline of stories from unique perspectives told by people around the world. Leveraging our exceptional content library, we've created a first-of-its-kind inclusive workplace culture program built around film.

We have a passionate team of smart, creative and purpose-driven experts working hard to change the entertainment industry for the better.

Job Description

About the Role:

The part-time Crowdfunding Specialist’s main task is providing personalized feedback to crowdfunding projects that submit for review on the site, as well as representing the Seed&Spark crowdfunding team by leading crowdfunding workshops and, on occasion, speaking as a crowdfunding authority and Seed&Spark representative on panels put on by film festivals and partner organizations.

About YOU:

You’re a filmmaker with crowdfunding experience on the Seed&Spark platform. You have strong writing and educational skills and the ability to cater the same advice to people who need to hear it differently. You have an open mind to look beyond crowdfunding best practices when necessary to set creators up for success. You are dedicated to helping underrepresented voices forego gatekeepers to get their stories told.

We are all working remotely for the foreseeable future, so it’s important that you are proactive in your internal and external communication. You’re a team player, and we’re looking forward to building a team environment in which we care for each other’s psychological safety, have our voices heard and shift each others’ perspectives. 

Here’s what you’ll do in your role:

  • Provide personalized feedback on crowdfunding projects submitted to Seed&Spark

  • Speak with authority at Education events and represent Seed&Spark as an employee and crowdfunding alumnus

  • Lead the occasional Crowdfunding To Build Independence workshop and others that are developed

  • Provide feedback and development of pitch materials for outreach and education

  • Capture and relay feedback for product and educational teams from our community members

  • Represent Seed&Spark's values in the world, with a deep and public commitment to diversity and inclusion

Qualifications

Preferred skills and experience:

  • Ran a successful crowdfunding campaign, preferably on Seed&Spark

  • Strong copywriting and copyediting skills

  • Strong public speaking skills

  • Teaching/workshop leading experience preferred

  • Strong organizational skills and excellent attention to detail

  • Team player attitude

Additional Information

Worried that you don’t have all the exact preferred experience listed here but really interested in this role? Don’t let that stop you from applying! We know that great talent can come from unexpected places so, in your cover letter, let us know why you’re a great candidate, why you’re excited for this role and how you would excel.

This position may work remotely within the U.S.

 

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.