Outreach Representative

Gnomon — School of Visual Effects, Games & Animation

Los Angeles, CA

Outreach Representative

Immediate Supervisor: Director of Recruitment

The Outreach Representative is responsible for coordinating and delivering inspirational and informative presentations on the school and related content to prospective student artists.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Contribute to evolving initiatives aimed to inspire and engage prospective student artists in the subjects of Animation, VFX and Games
  • Coordinate and deliver engaging presentations to large and small group settings such as conventions, classroom presentations, Open House presentations, virtual info sessions, as well as one-on-one meetings
  • Cultivate new relationships with regional and national Art teachers/ Digital Art educators for ongoing outreach and recruitment
  • Showcase Gnomon through presentations, classroom visits, campus tours, career fairs, trade shows, and more, providing information on the school as well as the career paths available to artists seeking careers in the entertainment industry
  • Create new strategic relationships to benefit Gnomon and its outreach effort, including; local and national art educators; high schools and community colleges; international contacts; and relevant industry partners
  • Support and guide prospective students, parents, and educators on Gnomon’s admission procedures and policies
  • Provide feedback on in-process art portfolios at events and other places of engagement

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Background, knowledge and/or passion for visual arts, preferably visual effects, games and animation
  • Excellent public speaking and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strategic, creative, and collaborative approach to problem solving
  • Flexible and adaptable in the development of new initiatives
  • Motivated by providing mentorship, guidance and support to aspiring artists
  • Willing to work non-traditional hours as needed (occasional work on evenings and weekends

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