Our MISSION at Old Pro Productions is to tell better sex worker stories and our VISION is to change the stories people tell about sex workers. Because changing the story changes everything.

Canvass Director | NYC

Timeline: Starting ASAP

Compensation: $4,000 / month, 40 hours / week

Applications Due: July 6, 2021

Apply: Send your resume to oldproumbrella@gmail.com attn: Amanda

 

Job Description

#OldProProject funds public art projects that elevate sex worker stories. We believe that the false conflation between human trafficking and adult consensual sex work has led to bad laws and policies that hurt our community. We’re trying to change the story. The best way to do that is to get resources to sex worker artists and storytellers who are already impacting their communities. Last year the #OldProProject funded projects in five cities across the country, this year we want to fund ten.

#OldProProject is looking for a highly experienced individual to create and manage the canvass project. The Canvass Director will be responsible for creation and execution of the #OldProProject fundraising canvass operation including training and managing the canvass staff, building visibility, educating the public, messaging and overall fundraising and membership goals.

The Canvass Director reports directly to the Field Director and will work collaboratively with the #OldProProject team, field managers and canvass staff to set benchmarks, execute full strategy, and maintain positive culture within the #OldProProject canvass space.

 

Responsibilities Include

    • Building out and executing an ambitious fundraising canvass operation to raise 100k to fund 10 public art projects in 10 cities
    • Recruit and train a diverse canvass team of 24 field staff taking into account a variety of opinions, background and experiences
    • Managing and maintaining a canvass program that is diverse, safe, inclusive with a lens toward mentorship, education and coalition building
    • Oversee back end logistics of all canvass operations including payroll, metrics reporting and goal tracking and setting
    • Create and adjust messaging and strategy informed by on the ground experience and public feedback

 

Qualifications

  • Independent, organized who has the capacity to create, manage and execute a fundraising canvass project for an organization that is in the nascent stages of building visibility and name recognition
  • Understanding of the principles and execution of face to face canvassing
  • Experience in managing and training staff with an emphasis on leadership development
  • Ability to motivate through storytelling, goal setting and larger project mission
  • General knowledge of LES and surrounding areas

 

Requirements

  • Must be able to legally work in NYC
  • Demonstrated passion for sex worker rights
  • Self motivated, driven, and accountable to deliverables
  • Must be comfortable talking to people and working with the public
  • POC, trans, and non-binary current and former sex workers encouraged to apply
Old Pro News Host | Remote

Compensation: Starting rate is $25 an hour, estimated 20 – 25 hours a week. This role is a contract position.

Applications Due: July 30, 2021

Apply: Send a response to our below questions to info@oldproinc.com

 

Job Description

Old Pro Productions is looking for talent to host an upcoming, ongoing project.

Old Pro Productions is a multimedia production company dedicated to changing the stories people tell about sex work. Our flagship project is season three of The Oldest Profession Podcast.

We are hiring someone who will host a new weekly news podcast about stories that impact the sex worker community. This person will be the primary face of the podcast so experience and interest embodying a brand on social media is important. We are looking for a host that is comfortable in front of a microphone speaking to a wide variety of audiences.

Because this is a weekly news-based podcast, the host should demonstrate an interest in journalism, audio, and media production. The host will also need to write 5 – 7 minute run downs of the week’s news, so experience writing for performance is a plus.

 

Requirements & Preferences

  • Demonstrated interest and a passion for the mission of the project is a must!
  • Experience working remotely in collaboration with a team is a must.
  • Either access to a recording studio or a willingness to record yourself with provided equipment is required.
  • Ideal candidates will be self motivated, driven, and accountable to deliverables.
  • Ideal candidates will be connected to sex worker advocacy networks, locally and nationally. Global sex worker network connections are highly valued.
  • Experience in journalism, policy advocacy, public education, or news media is preferred but not required.
  • Experience and comfort moderating panels and discussions is highly valued.
  • Fluency in English required. Fluency in additional languages is highly valued.
  • POC, trans, and non-binary current and former sex workers encouraged to apply.

 

About the Job

  • $25 an hour, estimated 20-25 hours a week. This role is a contract position.
  • Identify sex worker groups and work with them to stay up to date on the stories they want to tell.
  • Attend monthly (virtual) meetings with the entire Old Pro Productions team, weekly meetings with the podcast team.
  • Work with producers, correspondents, and sources on developing stories.
  • Set up Google Alerts, and join mailings lists to stay up to date with sex worker rights related news from around the world, with a special interest in the United States.
  • Use cloud based tools such as Google Docs and Airtable to collaborate remotely.
  • Most of the team is based in NYC or LA, but we are open to working remotely with people who are located anywhere.

 

How to Apply

We are accepting applications until July 30, 2021.

Send an email expressing your interest to info@oldproinc.com with the following information:

  • Your name and the city you live in.
  • What about this project is interesting or exciting to you?
  • What past experience do you have with public speaking / performance / being on mic / etc. that makes you a good candidate for this position?
  • Do you have any examples of past work or projects you would share with us? If yes, please send some with your application email.
  • Do you have any specific areas of focus or expertise within the sex workers rights movement?
  • What sex working communities do you have relationships with?
  • Why are you interested in working on a news podcast? Specifically, what interests you about audio journalism?
  • What would help you feel supported in this role? What are your expectations of the team at Old Pro Productions?
  • Anything else you want us to know about you?
Old Pro Implementer | Remote

Project & Job Description

Old Pro Productions, Inc. is a multimedia production company dedicated to changing the stories people tell about sex work. Our flagship project is The Oldest Profession Podcast, we also facilitate the #OldProProject, produce a weekly newsletter, monthly panel, and special events like the Celebration of Life for Margo St. James. We are developing two upcoming documentary projects, a weekly sex worker rights news show, and two live shows, Old Pro Show and Whore’s Eye View.

We need someone who can help us track pitches, promotion, and update our production calendar, CRM, and social media. We are hiring someone who can commit to learning and applying systems to help produce and promote a variety of content and events.

Starting rate is $25 an hour, 15 – 25 hours a week. 

 

Requirements & Preferences

  • Initiate and track podcast, press, and promotion pitches
  • Update CRM weekly
  • Keep content calendar updated
  • Prepare and send promotion packages for podcasts, guest appearances, social media, newsletter content, and events
  • Collaborate on social media posts
  • Update monthly team meeting presentation
  • Update WordPress websites, including SEO and new posts
  • Knowledge of: WordPress, SEO, Canva, AirTable, Clickup, Later, InShot, Mojo, YouTube, Instagram

 

Ideal Candidates:

  • Ability to Google processes you don’t know and read or watch tutorials before asking for assistance
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong writing and proofreading skills
  • Self motivated, driven, and accountable to deliverables
  • Comfort working remotely in collaboration with a team is a must
  • Demonstrated interest and a passion for the mission of the project is a must!
  • POC, trans, and non-binary current and former sex workers encouraged to apply

 

About the Job

  • $20 an hour 15 – 20 hours a week to start. We expect this to develop into a $25 an hour 25 – 35 hour job by the end of the summer. 
  • Attend monthly (virtual) meetings with the entire Old Pro, Inc team
  • Weekly (virtual) meeting with a team member you report to
  • Work with the production and promotion team
  • Use cloud based tools such as Google Docs and Airtable to collaborate remotely

 

How to Apply

We are still accepting applications.

Send your resume as a PDF attachment in an email expressing your interest to info@oldproinc.com with the following information. 

Please write “Old Pro Implementer – Job Application” in the subject line. Make your cover letter the body of the email, which will be used as a writing sample. Resumes without a cover letter will not be considered.

  • Your name and the city you live in
  • What about this project is interesting or exciting to you?
  • What past experience do you have that makes you a good candidate for this position? Please share links to past projects.
  • What would help you feel supported in this role? What are your expectations of the team at Old Pro Inc.?
  • In the cover letter, please indicate where you heard about the position
  • Anything else you want us to know about you?

As an attachment to the email, please include an image of a red upside down umbrella on a black background that is under 200kb in size, so we can see that you are detail oriented and have thoroughly read through these application requests