Kyoto Experiment Social Media Managers + Public Relations Staff Wanted! (Deadline Extension)


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We are looking for “Kyoto Experiment Social Media Managers (Ambassadors)” and “Public Relations Staff” who will, together with festival PR team, help publicise Kyoto Experiment 2019!

A: Kyoto Experiment Social Media Manager (Ambassador)
B: Public Relations Staff

*Kyoto Experiment Social Media Managers (Ambassadors) will work mainly on managing various events as well as the festival’s social media platforms.


◎ Work Content
A: Management of social media platforms (Japanese and English). Planning / management of events.
Example: Creating and posting Facebook, Twitter and Instagram posts. Writing articles for the festival website. Management of festival meeting point and PR events.

B: General tasks related to publicity and operation of Kyoto Experiment
Example: General public relations’ tasks (updating website, distributing printed materials, event planning, etc). Ticket sales. Box office work.

◎ Contract Period
A: July 2019 to end of October 2019
B: June 2019 to end of November 2019
※ Start and end date negotiable. [B has the opportunity to re-contract]

◎Work Schedule and Hours
July = about 1 day per week (10:00-19:00)
August, September = about 2 to 3 days per week (10:00-19:00)
October = about 4 days per week (10: 00-22: 00)
Shift of 6 hours per day during the above hours.

June, July = about 2-3 days per week (10:00-19:00)
August, September = about 3-4 days per week (10:00-19:00)
October = about 3-4 days per week (10: 00-22: 00)
Shift of 6-8 hours per day during the above hours. Work schedule and hours negotiable.

◎ Contract Conditions (dependent on interview, work history and work content)
A: Outsourcing contract ¥200,000 (¥50,000 per month, including tax)
B: Outsourcing contract ¥400,000 (¥80,000 yen per month, including tax)
A and B: Outsourcing contract ¥600,000 (¥100,000 yen per month, including tax)
※ Transportation expenses considered separately (with upper limit)

◎Skills and Requirements
・ Must be available to work at the Kyoto Experiment office at the times outlined in the schedule above.
・ Basic PC skills (Microsoft Word, Excel).
・ Be able to communicate in English and Japanese (daily conversation level).
・ Experience creating content for platforms such as Facebook and Instagram is desirable.
• Experience in event management is desirable.

・ Must be available to work at the Kyoto Experiment office at the times outlined in the schedule above.
・ Basic PC skills (Microsoft Word, Excel).
・ Basic adobe illustrator and photoshop skills are desirable.
・ Office work experience desirable.

◎ Number of positions available
A: 1-2 people
B: 1 person

・ Kyoto Experiment Office (Nakagyo Ward, Kyoto City)
・ Each performance venue (all in Kyoto City)

【Application method】
Please apply by sending your CV as well as the list of “Required Information” listed below and the “Social Media Content Task” by email.
When applying, please ensure the subject line of the email is “Kyoto Experiment PR + Ambassador Application _ YOUR NAME”.

※ Please attach one profile picture.
※ All personal information sent will be used for this screening process only and will be responsibly deleted after the screening.

<Required Information>
・ Name
・ Date of birth
・ Address
・ E-mail address
・ Phone Number
・ Education ・ Work experience (from high school to the present, including part-time jobs)
※ Please describe in detail if you have experience in production work, public relations work, social media management, event management, etc.
・ Foreign language ability (please list any qualifications)
・ PC skills, other qualifications
・ Desired motivation (more than 400 characters)
・ Please specific whether you would prefer position A, B, or both A AND B.

<Social Media Content Task>
Please choose one of the following artists’ from the Kyoto Experiment 2018 line up (Gisèle Vienne, Chikako Yamashiro, Satoko Ichihara / Q), and write 3 posts for social media (in English and Japanese), introducing the artist. Please imagine the image in these posts is the profile picture of the artist. Please write one Facebook, one Twitter (up to 140 Japanese moji and 280 English character), and one Instagram post in Japanese and English (a total of six posts). The format of the way these posts are presented is free (text only is acceptable).

Reference Links:
Gisèle Vienne

Chikako Yamashiro

Satoko Ichihara/Q


【Please send your application to】
info (a) ※Please replace (a) with @
If we do not contact you within 3 days after sending your application, please contact the Kyoto Experiment Office.

【Application Deadline】
Must arrive on Tuesday, May 31, 2019

【Selection Method】
After screening all applications, applicants maybe invited to interview.
All applicants will be informed of the result by email.

Kyoto Experiment Office
Tel: 075-213-5839 (Weekdays 11: 00-17: 00. The office will be closed from the 29/4 – 6/5 for Golden Week)
E-mail: info (a) ※ Please replace (a) with @

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