Project Coordinator

Posted Date: May 9, 2018
Application Closes: May 20, 2018

About this Position

Meow Wolf is an art production company creating and operating immersive, interactive multimedia experiences that transport audiences of all ages to fantastical realms of storytelling.

Founded in 2008 by a small group of artists, writers, musicians, and makers looking to create an egalitarian space for artistic expression, Meow Wolf’s first exhibits were created in warehouses on shoestring budgets. Since then Meow Wolf has created 25 exhibitions throughout the United States working with hundreds of artists.

The current job offering is for a position within Meow Wolf Exhibitions, an interdisciplinary, collaborative nexus focused around the creation of immersive art experiences – combining architectural design, art, custom technology, fabrication, and digital content development.

The ethos of the company is often described as radically inclusive; collaborators are given space to be expressive, creative, and effective. Unlike a traditional corporate setting, this produces an environment where no job is too low for anyone and no ambition too high.

Job Description

The Project Coordinator works in a fast paced, creative environment that is focused on communication and integrating management processes into the creative endeavors of Meow Wolf. They will play a key role in supporting Project Managers in their daily tasks to ensure that the needs of their projects are met. The ideal candidate will be detail-focused with experience in project management, planning and budgeting. Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Google Sheets and project management softwares a plus.

We are looking for a creative and dedicated individual who is passionate to help establish, maintain and grow a dynamic and innovative Project Management department and will fit with our collaborative culture.

Meow Wolf, Inc. is growing rapidly. This position requires an extremely capable and fast-paced individual who can not only maintain the current culture and processes but help develop and refine our systems as we scale. The right candidate loves creating new systems and structures and enjoys a challenge.

Job Requirements

  • 2+ years experience as a project manager or project coordinator
  • Experience collaborating with diverse teams
  • Google Suite, Microsoft Office proficient
  • Gantt and project management softwares experience a plus
  • Lift up to 50lbs
  • Hold a valid driver’s license
  • Bachelor’s Degree or better

Job Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with Project Managers on assigned creative studio projects, providing support according to their needs
  • Work with Project Managers to help find creative solutions to problems as they arise
  • Assist in the management of project budgets
  • Expense tracking and budget input
  • Assess project process and update Project Manager on reforecasting needs
  • Support Project Manager with team check ins and schedule tracking
  • Assemble contracts
  • Use and continually develop leadership skills
  • Attend meetings as needed

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands

The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position, and hours of work and days are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. or 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.

Travel

Work related travel for meetings, project coordination, site visit, artist studio visit, partnership development and other trips related to job.  This position is based in Santa Fe, NM and may require temporary relocation to another city during the installation of our exhibitions.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Compensation

$50000 - $60000 Per Year

Time Commitment

Full Time

Location

Business Unit

Benefits

Full-time employees receive the following benefits:

  • Paid time off
  • Health Insurance
  • Free gym membership (Santa Fe only)
  • 2 classes per semester at Santa Fe Community College
  • As a rapidly growing company, our benefits will be expanding and a more comprehensive package is soon to follow.

This is an opportunity to become a part of a dynamic and collaborative culture, a beacon of creativity and community in the global economy. Meow Wolf employees are given the space to be expressive, creative and effective. Unlike a traditional corporate setting, this produces an environment where no job is too low for anyone and no ambition too high.

Applications are closed. Thank you for your interest and keep your eye out on this website for future opportunities.