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KAREN ROSSI STUDIOS MISSION STATEMENT
With a foundation in metal sculpture, our company's mission is to play out life through compelling, narrative and meaningful creations with a positive sense of whit. We strive to enjoy the process of creating fine multi-dimensional art that tells stories and touches souls. We encourage people to discover the artists within themselves.

Through art licensing, we reach a broader audience while offering high-quality products, which allow people to be creative with their décor and social expression. Interactions with our customers, collaborations with other talented artists and involvement in projects that positively impact our world will influence the direction of our business.

Our goal is to excel so that the legacy of the Rossi name and the work of the company will make a positive impact in people's lives.

Bookkeeper

-Part time hours available (at least 20hours/week)

-Broad range of responsiblitlies that include but not limited to light bookkeeping, administrative duties, data entry, contacting companies, maintaining appointment schedules, answering phone.

-Minimum of 4 years experience.

-Bachelors Degree preferred.

-Computer Skills necessary (PC format): familiar with Word, Excel and Quickbooks, Paychex

-Solid communications skills.

-Ability to multi-task.

-Comfortable working in a non-corporate environment

-Must be comfortable around dogs and children.

-Compensation will be based on candidate's experience and versatility.

-Sorry, no phone calls. Please submit a cover letter, resume and references to jobs@karenrossi.com.

 

Internships/Apprenticeships
Rossi Studios is accepting resumes and references for interns and apprentices to work directly with the Karen Rossi design studio, located in Connecticut. Internships are considered paid PT/FT positions to assist with commercial, community, and goal oriented projects. We are seeking to increase our network circle of like-minded people for short-term goals and possible permanent placement and freelance opportunities. The schedule is flexible and hourly pay is commensurate on job experience and availability. Candidates should be able to work independently as well as with other team employees.

Sorry, no phone calls. Please submit a cover letter that describes why this opportunity would be meaningful to your career, resume, and references to info@karenrossi.com Students who are applying for an internship for credit must submit the appropriate school forms to be reviewed and signed by Rossi Studios. Submitted applications will be reviewed three times per year, or on " as needed" basis.

Personal Assistant
Karen Rossi Studios, LLC, is seeking a top notch personal assistant to help with all facets of running the business, including scheduling of shows and events, making travel arrangements, handling communications such as correspondence, preparing presentations, communication with international clients, licensing agents, product developers, etc. This is a very fast paced environment requiring an expert at multi tasking, superb computer skills, enthusiasm and flexibility.

Duties include but are not limited to:
· support with general office work such as filing, photocopying, data entry, maintaining mailing lists
· reading and responding to email generated by the Karen Rossi web site
· review of technical documents such as legal documents and contracts, travel, copyright, proposals
· assist with marketing and promotional materials (Studio newsletters, portfolios and press releases)
· support educational outreach programs and related community work at Rossi Studios
· researching new ideas to build the Karen Rossi brand, or her fine art career

Professional Background of the Successful Candidate:
· He or she must have at least a Bachelors degree (GPA 3.5 or higher) and some professional experience
· Must be familiar with Microsoft Outlook Express, Word, Excel. Knowledge of graphics programs helpful but not required.
· Knowledge of digital imaging programs and HTML is a plus, but not required
· Candidate must type 50+ words per minute
· The individual will be able to multitask, prioritize, and balance short-term and long-term goals
· Retail experience a plus, but not required
· Versatile team player
· Must be well organized and able to work independently
· He or she will have the intellectual capacity to grow with the company's rapid pace and assume greater responsibility in the process
· We require candidates with excellent written (spelling included) and spoken communication skills
· Candidate must maintain a positive approach to problem solving and have a winning attitude

Additional Requirements:
· Must be able to work approximately 15-20 hours a week. The ideal candidate might be in school, a working parent, or have other means of employment.
· Person must be comfortable in a non-corporate environment
· Trade show attendance may be required
· Person must be comfortable with animals, kids and dogs
· Community work and volunteerism is desired

Compensation:
Starting salary is $12.50 per hour but will be based Candidate's experience, versatility, accomplishment and amount of responsibility as the position grows.

Sorry, no phone calls. Please email us your resume at jobs@karenrossi.com

 

Studio Assistant/Illustrator/Render
Rossi Studios is looking for an intern who will work primarily in support of the Karen Rossi design team, and will assist with a variety of projects including painting, illustrating and/or rendering.

Duties include but are not limited to:
-Direct/assist with work in design studio.
-Maintain studio work area in an organized manor.
-Manage large library of clipart images.
-Research, sketch, model and/or paint designs.
-Basic knowledge of Photoshop, scanning, digital cameras are helpful but not required.
-Support with general office work such as filing, photocopying, data entry.

Copywriter/Creative Writer
Rossi Studios is looking for an intern who is committed to, and enjoys writing. The intern will work primarily in support of the Karen Rossi design team, and will assist with a variety of writing projects including web site maintenance, public relations, research, and production.

Duties include but are not limited to:
-Reading and responding to email generated by the Karen Rossi web site.
-Assist with writing short stories and poems based on Karen's characters.
-Assist with marketing and promotional materials (Studio newsletters, portfolios and press releases).
-Researching new ideas for products and stories.
-Support with general office work such as filing, photocopying, data entry, maintaining mailing lists.

Graphic Designer
Rossi Studios is looking for an intern who is committed to, and enjoys graphic design. The intern will work primarily in support of the Karen Rossi design team, and will assist with a variety of graphics projects including page layout, digital imaging, and production.

Duties include but are not limited to:
-Scanning original artwork
-Support with the managing of a large library of digital images.
-Use of a digital camera.
-Support with digitally editing images using Photoshop.
-Knowledge of how to send images via email.
-Assist with page layout.
-Firm grasp of all or most of the following programs required, QuarkXpress, PageMaker, Adobe Acrobat, -Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, and/or web design helpful.
-Support with general office work such as filing, photocopying, data entry.

Marketing/Art Licensing
Rossi Studios is looking for a summer intern to work directly with the Karen Rossi design team. With hands-on work in both the studio and surrounding community, the intern will gain experience in the realms of artistry and licensing practices. We are seeking to increase our network circle of like-minded people for short-term goals and possible permanent placement and freelance opportunities. Flexibility to various tasks, the ability to take initiative, and the desire to work in an intensely creative environment required.

Duties include but are not limited to:
-Creation and distribution of marketing and promotional materials (Studio newsletters, signage kits, press releases, etc.).
-Market research of current Karen Rossi products.
-Research for and possible development of new products and stories.
-Support with general office work such as filing, photocopying, data entry, maintaining mailing lists.

Media/Publication
Rossi Studios is looking for interns in the field of media and publication in the following areas:
-PR management
-Multi-Media press designs
-Web design

Public relations intern will assist in PR function for Rossi Studios to various publics, including Licensees, organizations, print and online publications, industry websites, industry events, and target audiences.

Duties include but are not limited to:
-Research and develop contact lists.
-Suggest, write and distribute press releases, news briefs, newsletters.
-Create awareness and credibility by promoting Rossi Studio and its products.
-Publicize website through online sources.
-Place stories in the media.
-Develop creative promotional and PR opportunities.
-Track media coverage.
-Create PR strategy for new product launches.
-Research advertising options appropriate for different target markets.
-Develop contact list and collect relevant advertising materials.
-Assist in developing message strategy and tactics including copywriting.
-Make recommendations for media coverage and advertising schedule.

Multi media press design intern should be energetic, organized and possess good writing and communication skills with a strong desire to learn public relations. Interns should have a firm grasp of various media including video, written word, photography, and electronic media forms.

Duties include but are not limited to:
-Drafting press releases to distribute to local and national media outlets.
-Organizing and maintaining press kits.
-Creating specialized media lists.
-Advertising.
-Creating unique press kits for distribution.

Business Services/Financial Controller
Rossi Studios is looking for an intern who is pursuing a financially-oriented four-year degree. Candidate will be in the process of earning a four year degree in the field of finance, with solid analytical and computer skills. Knowledge of Excel is important and QuickBooks is also helpful. An ability to give attention to details while maintaining a broad perspective will enable this candidate to provide valuable support to a fast-paced company while gaining a unique business experience.

Duties include but are not limited to:
-Contribute to the budgeting and forecasting process for this organization.
-Assist in creating reports and analysis utilizing end user computing skills.
-Focus on sales trends, revenue reporting, vendor cost management, general business reporting and other projects as assigned.
-Work closely with account payables and receivables.

Curatorial Assistant
Rossi Studios is looking for an intern who is interested in working with an extensive clip art library. The position will be illustrative of the art design field as a career. Interns will gain hands-on experience with the everyday workings of an art licensing business.

Duties include but are not limited to:
-Computerization of collection records.
-Filling out copyright forms.
-Assisting in the storage of clipart in electronic and original forms.
-Researching new topics to add to the collection.

Video Assistant
Rossi Studios is looking for an intern who is interested in creating promotional and documentary videos. The position is for interns who are looking to gain hands-on experience with the everyday workings of using a digital video camera and documenting the life of an artist/designer. This is a great opportunity for students interested in a career in production or communication.

Duties include but are not limited to:
-Assist with storyboarding.
-Serve as a production assistant for documentary film.
-Utilize familiarity with digital video cameras and computer components.
-Create films for promotional usage.





 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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