Development Director

Administrative Assistant

WHO WE ARE

BAYCAT is an innovative nonprofit media production company. All proceeds from BAYCAT STUDIO support BAYCAT ACADEMY which educates, empowers and employs low income youth, youth of color and young women in the digital media arts. Our unique hybrid nonprofit social enterprise model strategically positions BAYCAT to address academic achievement gaps, job training, and economic development needs that are amplified by the digital divide.

Since 2004 BAYCAT has educated over 4,000 youth, employed over 200 young adults, with an internship program that is placing more than 70% of our graduates into media-related jobs.

WHAT WE CARE ABOUT

  • Creating positive social change through storytelling, design & media.
  • Giving a voice to those misrepresented or underrepresented.
  • Doing Well and Doing Good. We’re a sustainable nonprofit business model.
  • Excellence.  Highest Quality of Services in Education and Media Production.
  • Building Community, Inclusion & Equity.

WE ARE LOOKING FOR SOMEONE WHO IS:

  • Proactive and Resourceful. You’re able to anticipate needs ahead of time, create a plan and execute.
  • An Organized Team Player. You love to-do lists and being detailed.
  • A Positive People Person. You love people and you pride yourself on being a welcoming and patient person.
  • An Effective Communicator. You’re clear, concise, professional.
  • A Problem Solver. You thrive in a fast paced work environment and know that time is limited. You come to the table with possible solutions instead of constant problems.
  • A Collaborator. You prefer the word “we” more than “me.” We do a LOT for a small team, and that is because we work as a team, both internally, and with many, many partners.
  • Passionate About Social Justice. You have been wanting to work at an organization that values diversity and inclusion.

YOU ARE EXCITED ABOUT THIS POSITION BECAUSE YOU WILL:

Make BAYCAT an amazing place to work every day!

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Client Relations and Customer Service.You know how to warmly and professionally answer telephones as well as greet and direct office visitors, students, families and promptly answer requests for information. 
  • Office Support.Keeping an organized and clean BAYCAT office environment, being on top of ordering supplies and working with BAYCAT vendors to keep facilities and office equipment fully-functional and well-maintained. 
  • Scheduling.You’ve managed a master office calendar before that ranges from coordinating phone calls and lunches for senior management as well as office meetings and events. You’ll work closely with senior management to manage their schedules.
  • Events and Hosting.You love a party and knows what it takes to be a great host. Each year, BAYCAT has about 6 events, along with monthly events and activities related to our Academy, Studio, Board, donors and team appreciation and retreats. You would be excited to help plan and coordinate details for these events and activities. 
  • Record-Keeping, File & Database Management.Documentation and data is key in creating organizational assets, both digitally and with old style, paper. From managing the mail to paper & digital files to Salesforce databases, you take pride in staying organized and accurate with managing data. You’ll work with BAYCAT’s Development Director to keep our donor/client database up-to-date. 
  • Bookkeeping.You will work with BAYCAT’s Fiscal Manager to process checks, bills, and payments to BAYCAT vendors. 
  • Human Resources Management.Assist in implementing HR policies and systems to ensure compliance by the BAYCAT team as well as book travel, hotel and/or group meeting arrangements as needed.

TO APPLY

Please send cover letter and resume to employment@baycat.org and include the position in the subject line. Position is open until filled. No phone calls please.

WHAT YOU WILL BE PAID 

We’re competitive with other nonprofits our size. Our package will be based on your experience and includes benefits package that includes health, dental, vision, flexible spending account (FSA), life insurance, and 403(b) retirement plan.

EOE. We Strive for a Workforce as Diverse as the Community We Serve. Women, people of color, and LGBTQ individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Graphic Animation or Design Teaching Assistant (Part Time/Temporary)

WHO WE ARE

Bayview Hunters Point Center for Arts and Technology (BAYCAT) is a nonprofit media production studio that educates and empowers low income youth, young people of color and young women in the Bay Area to produce socially-minded digital media that positively transform our communities.

BAYCAT ACADEMY | Free digital media education in SF
The academy provides free digital media education to underserved youth and young adults in San Francisco.

WHAT WE CARE ABOUT

  • Creating positive social change through storytelling, design & media.
  • Giving a voice to those misrepresented or underrepresented.
  • Doing Well and Doing Good. We’re a sustainable nonprofit business model.
  • Excellence.  Highest Quality of Services in Education and Media Production.
  • Building Community, Inclusion & Equity.

WORK AS A TEACHING ASSISTANT THIS SPRING!

  • Co-teach media classes for underserved middle and high school students
  • Hone your own production skills through assisting a class of youth
  • Acquire teaching and youth development experience
  • Network with industry professionals

The Spring 2018 term will begin on February 12th and end on May 10th.

DESIRED SKILLS FOR GRAPHIC ANIMATION OR DESIGN

  • 1+ year of direct experience in creating graphic design or animation projects
  • Knowledge of Adobe Flash, Adobe Photoshop, or Adobe After Effects
  • An interest in and/or experience with youth mentorship or teaching
  • Ability to follow a lesson plan and support the lead instructor with daily tasks
  • Understanding of the BAYCAT mission to promote diversity in media
  • Classes will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
  • TA’s must be able to commit to the full teaching term in San Francisco from February 12th to May 10th

THE COMMITMENT

  • Orientation: Week of February 5th
  • Official instructional period: February 12th – May 10th
  • Teaching Assistants must be available to work from 4:00pm – 7:00pm for the entire term
  • End of term showcase: Tuesday, May 15th

COMPENSATION

Teaching Assistants will be compensated with a $1,000 stipend for the term, in addition to professional development opportunities and access to the BAYCAT studio space. Classes are held at the BAYCAT studio, located within the Potrero Hill neighborhood.

To apply, please send a thoughtful cover letter and resume to programs@baycat.org.

EOE. We Strive for a Workforce as Diverse as the Community We Serve. Women, people of color, and LGBTQ individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Musical Performance Teaching Assistant (Part Time/Temporary)

WHO WE ARE

Bayview Hunters Point Center for Arts and Technology (BAYCAT) is a nonprofit media production studio that educates and empowers low income youth, young people of color and young women in the Bay Area to produce socially-minded digital media that positively transform our communities.

BAYCAT ACADEMY | Free digital media education in SF
The academy provides free digital media education to underserved youth and young adults in San Francisco.

WHAT WE CARE ABOUT

  • Creating positive social change through storytelling, design & media.
  • Giving a voice to those misrepresented or underrepresented.
  • Doing Well and Doing Good. We’re a sustainable nonprofit business model.
  • Excellence.  Highest Quality of Services in Education and Media Production.
  • Building Community, Inclusion & Equity.

WORK AS A TEACHING ASSISTANT THIS SPRING!

  • Co-teach media classes for underserved middle and high school students
  • Hone your own production skills through assisting a class of youth
  • Acquire teaching and youth development experience
  • Network with industry professionals

The Spring 2018 term will begin on February 12th and end on May 10th.

DESIRED SKILLS FOR MUSICAL PERFORMANCE

  • 1+ year of direct experience in digital music production using ProTools
  • Be available to assist the lead instructor with digital music production and live performance activities
  • Ability to follow a lesson plan and support the lead instructor with daily tasks
  • An interest in and/or experience with youth mentorship or teaching
  • Understanding of the BAYCAT mission to promote diversity in media
  • Classes will take place on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4:00pm – 7:00pm.
  • TA’s must be able to commit to the full teaching term in San Francisco from February 12th to May 10th

THE COMMITMENT

  • Orientation: Week of February 5th
  • Official instructional period: February 12th – May 10th
  • Teaching Assistants must be available to work from 4:00pm – 7:00pm for the entire term
  • End of term showcase: Tuesday, May 15th

COMPENSATION

Teaching Assistants will be compensated with a $1,000 stipend for the term, in addition to professional development opportunities and access to the BAYCAT studio space. Classes are held at the BAYCAT studio, located within the Potrero Hill neighborhood.

To apply, please send a thoughtful cover letter and resume to programs@baycat.org.

EOE. We Strive for a Workforce as Diverse as the Community We Serve. Women, people of color, and LGBTQ individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Filmmaking Teaching Assistant (Part Time/Temporary)

WHO WE ARE

Bayview Hunters Point Center for Arts and Technology (BAYCAT) is a nonprofit media production studio that educates and empowers low income youth, young people of color and young women in the Bay Area to produce socially-minded digital media that positively transform our communities.

BAYCAT ACADEMY | Free digital media education in SF
The academy provides free digital media education to underserved youth and young adults in San Francisco.

WHAT WE CARE ABOUT

  • Creating positive social change through storytelling, design & media.
  • Giving a voice to those misrepresented or underrepresented.
  • Doing Well and Doing Good. We’re a sustainable nonprofit business model.
  • Excellence.  Highest Quality of Services in Education and Media Production.
  • Building Community, Inclusion & Equity.

WORK AS A TEACHING ASSISTANT THIS SPRING!

  • Co-teach media classes for underserved middle and high school students
  • Hone your own production skills through assisting a class of youth
  • Acquire teaching and youth development experience
  • Network with industry professionals

The Spring 2018 term will begin on February 12th and end on May 10th.

DESIRED SKILLS FOR ADVANCED FILMMAKING

  • 1+ year of direct experience in film production
  • Knowledge of DSLR cameras and Adobe Premiere Pro
  • An interest in and/or experience with youth mentorship or teaching
  • Ability to follow a lesson plan and support the lead instructor with daily tasks
  • Understanding of the BAYCAT mission to promote diversity in media
  • Classes will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00pm – 7:00pm.
  • TA’s must be able to commit to the full teaching term in San Francisco from February 12th to May 10th

THE COMMITMENT

  • Orientation: Week of February 5th
  • Official instructional period: February 12th – May 10th
  • Teaching Assistants must be available to work from 4:00pm – 7:00pm for the entire term
  • End of term showcase: Tuesday, May 15th

COMPENSATION

Teaching Assistants will be compensated with a $1,000 stipend for the term, in addition to professional development opportunities and access to the BAYCAT studio space. Classes are held at the BAYCAT studio, located within the Potrero Hill neighborhood.

To apply, please send a thoughtful cover letter and resume to programs@baycat.org.

EOE. We Strive for a Workforce as Diverse as the Community We Serve. Women, people of color, and LGBTQ individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Advanced Filmmaking Teaching Assistant (Part Time/Temporary)

WHO WE ARE

Bayview Hunters Point Center for Arts and Technology (BAYCAT) is a nonprofit media production studio that educates and empowers low income youth, young people of color and young women in the Bay Area to produce socially-minded digital media that positively transform our communities.

BAYCAT ACADEMY | Free digital media education in SF
The academy provides free digital media education to underserved youth and young adults in San Francisco.

WHAT WE CARE ABOUT

  • Creating positive social change through storytelling, design & media.
  • Giving a voice to those misrepresented or underrepresented.
  • Doing Well and Doing Good. We’re a sustainable nonprofit business model.
  • Excellence.  Highest Quality of Services in Education and Media Production.
  • Building Community, Inclusion & Equity.

WORK AS A TEACHING ASSISTANT THIS SPRING!

  • Co-teach media classes for underserved middle and high school students
  • Hone your own production skills through assisting a class of youth
  • Acquire teaching and youth development experience
  • Network with industry professionals

The Spring 2018 term will begin on February 12th and end on May 10th.

DESIRED SKILLS FOR ADVANCED FILMMAKING

  • 1+ year of direct experience in film production
  • Knowledge of DSLR cameras and Adobe Premiere Pro
  • An interest in and/or experience with youth mentorship or teaching
  • Ability to follow a lesson plan and support the lead instructor with daily tasks
  • Understanding of the BAYCAT mission to promote diversity in media
  • Classes will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00pm – 7:00pm.
  • TA’s must be able to commit to the full teaching term in San Francisco from February 12th to May 10th

THE COMMITMENT

  • Orientation: Week of February 5th
  • Official instructional period: February 12th – May 10th
  • Teaching Assistants must be available to work from 4:00pm – 7:00pm for the entire term
  • End of term showcase: Tuesday, May 15th

COMPENSATION

Teaching Assistants will be compensated with a $1,000 stipend for the term, in addition to professional development opportunities and access to the BAYCAT studio space. Classes are held at the BAYCAT studio, located within the Potrero Hill neighborhood.

To apply, please send a thoughtful cover letter and resume to programs@baycat.org.

EOE. We Strive for a Workforce as Diverse as the Community We Serve. Women, people of color, and LGBTQ individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Digital Music instructor (Part Time/Temporary)

WHO WE ARE

Bayview Hunters Point Center for Arts and Technology (BAYCAT) is a nonprofit media production studio that educates and empowers low income youth, young people of color and young women in the Bay Area to produce socially-minded digital media that positively transform our communities.

BAYCAT ACADEMY | Free digital media education in SF
The academy provides free digital media education to underserved youth and young adults in San Francisco.

WHAT WE CARE ABOUT

  • Creating positive social change through storytelling, design & media.
  • Giving a voice to those misrepresented or underrepresented.
  • Doing Well and Doing Good. We’re a sustainable nonprofit business model.
  • Excellence.  Highest Quality of Services in Education and Media Production.
  • Building Community, Inclusion & Equity.

BE OUR NEXT DIGITAL MUSIC INSTRUCTOR!

  • Lead underserved middle and high school students to produce their own songs and film scores
  • Teach song-writing, beginning music theory and digital music production skills
  • Gain access to a state-of-the-art digital media facility
  • Work with incredible industry professionals at BAYCAT

DESIRED SKILLS FOR DIGITAL MUSIC INSTRUCTION

  • Possess at least 3 years of direct experience in digital music production
  • Comfort with music producing: managing development, recording and completing songs with youth  
  • Firm knowledge of a digital music production software (preferably ProTools)
  • Experience with youth mentorship or teaching
  • Knowledge of current issues in media arts, the demands of the professional field, and of the tools, technologies and resources inherent to the discipline

OTHER DESIRED SKILLS

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and produce digital music according to project deadlines
  • Comfortable communicating with diverse students, families and the general public
  • Familiarity with delegating tasks to support staff
  • Understanding of the BAYCAT mission to promote diversity in media
  • Ability to commit to the full Fall session in San Francisco

THE COMMITMENT

  • Orientation and lesson planning: Week of September 4th
  • Official instructional period: September 18th – December 7th
  • Classes will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4:30pm-6:30pm
  • Other program meetings and events:
    • End of term music premiere: Thursday, December 7th
    • Instructional team reflection: Week of December 12th

COMPENSATION

This is a part-time temporary position for the Fall, with an opportunity to expand into a permanent position. The Digital Music Instructor will be compensated with a competitive hourly rate. Classes will be held at the BAYCAT studio, located within the Potrero Hill neighborhood.

To apply, please send a thoughtful cover letter, resume and samples of personal work and/or work you produced with young people to programs@baycat.org.

EOE. We Strive for a Workforce as Diverse as the Community We Serve. Women, people of color, and LGBTQ individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Summer Media Camp Film and Graphic Animation/Design Teaching Assistants

Summer Camp Teaching Assistant (Volunteer Opportunity)

WHO WE ARE

Bayview-Hunters Point Center for Arts and Technology (BAYCAT) is a nonprofit media production studio that educates and empowers low income youth, young people of color and young women in the Bay Area to produce socially-minded digital stories that positively transform our communities.

BAYCAT ACADEMY | Free digital media education in SF
The academy provides free digital media education to underserved youth and young adults in San Francisco.

 

WHAT WE CARE ABOUT

  • Creating positive social change through storytelling, design & media.
  • Giving a voice to those misrepresented or underrepresented.
  • Doing Well and Doing Good. We’re a sustainable nonprofit business model.
  • Excellence.  Highest Quality of Services in Education and Media Production.
  • Building Community, Inclusion & Equity.

 

THE OPPORTUNITY

WORK AS A TEACHING ASSISTANT DURING SUMMER MEDIA CAMP!

  • Co-teach media classes for underserved middle and high school students
  • Hone your own production skills through assisting a class of youth
  • Acquire teaching and youth development experience
  • Network with industry professionals

 

DESIRED SKILLS

Film Teaching Assistants

  • 1+ year of direct experience in film production
  • Knowledge of DSLR cameras and Adobe Premiere Pro
  • An interest in and/or experience with youth mentorship or teaching
  • Ability to follow a lesson plan and support the lead instructor with daily tasks
  • Understanding of the BAYCAT mission to promote diversity in media
  • bility to commit to the full Summer session in San Francisco

Graphic Animation or Design Teaching Assistants

  • 1+ year of direct experience in creating graphic design or animation projects
  • Knowledge of Adobe Flash, Adobe Photoshop, or Adobe After Effects
  • An interest in and/or experience with youth mentorship or teaching
  • Ability to follow a lesson plan and support the lead instructor with daily tasks
  • Understanding of the BAYCAT mission to promote diversity in media
  • Ability to commit to the full Summer session in San Francisco

 

DETAILS

  • The Commitment:
    • Summer Media Camp preparation begins during the week of May 29th
    • Official instruction period June 12th – August 3rd
      • Mondays – Thursdays from 1:00pm – 5:00pm
    • Other meetings and events:
      • Teacher Orientation: May 31st
      • End of term film premiere: Thursday, August 3rd
      • End of term team reflection week of August 7th

 

WHAT YOU WILL BE PAID

Teaching Assistant is a stipend position. Classes are held at the BAYCAT studio, located within the Potrero Hill neighborhood. This is stipend teaching position with significant professional development opportunities.

 

APPLY

To apply, please send a thoughtful cover letter and resume to programs@baycat.org

Youth Media Film Festival Coordinator

Each term, BAYCAT youth media producers create high-quality content that goes on to screen at film festivals around the nation and the world. BAYCAT Productions is seeking an enthusiastic and organized volunteer Youth Media Film Festival Coordinator to support the education team. The coordinator will work closely with the BAYCAT program team to submit youth-produced media to various film festivals around the Bay Area and beyond.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Research film festivals that align with our content & mission
  • Submitting & coordination film festival submissions
  • Burning DVDs and uploading media to Dropbox
  • Managing film festival deadlines
  • Coordination with BAYCAT youth & families
  • Attend film festivals as a BAYCAT representative (optional)

 

COMMITMENT:

 

  • 4-6 hours / week
  • 3 month commitment or longer
  • Able to work from home or from BAYCAT’s Office (must be able to meet at BAYCAT once a month)

We can often provide internship credit through schools (inform us during the application process).

If interested, fill out an application and you should hear from us within a week.

BAYCAT Academy: Film, Music Production, & Graphic Arts Teaching Assistants

BAYCAT is seeking energetic, creative and resourceful Teaching Assistants to be part of our education team for the BAYCAT Academy. The ideal candidate is someone with some knowledge of media practices (video, music, graphic arts) who would like to broaden their production and teaching experience by assisting in our media arts classes. This is a great opportunity for someone interested in media arts education who would like a hands-on experience in an after-school classroom.

DETAILS:
Length of commitment: September 14th – December 3rd / Mon & Wed OR Tues & Thurs 4-7pm

About the classes:
Each class will have a maximum of 12 students, and will be lead by an experienced head instructor. As the TA, you can help teach lesson plans, learn about classroom workflow, and be a positive mentor to our youth.

We can often provide internship credit through schools (inform us during the application process).

If interested, fill out an application and you should hear from us within a week.

Biz Dev and Corporate Sponsorship Pros

BAYCAT is seeking volunteers with interest and passion in Business Development and Corporate Sponsorships to support our 10 Years Bold Campaign.

You will help with Clonor (Client + Donor) targeting and outreach, corporate sponsorship strategy development and execution, developing materials for fundraising efforts and so much more. The sky is the limit.

We think this is an awesome opportunity for students seeking a solid, hands-on internship or professionals with connections in the CSR and Community Affairs Bay Area network who are passionate about storytelling and want to give back.

If interested, fill out an application and you should hear from us within a week.