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What We Do…

Deep Space Sparkle is a leading online resource of children’s art projects that aims to empower adults to teach art to kids.

We serve thousands of teachers all over the world to teach art, whether in an art room, classroom or around a kitchen table. Deep Space Sparkle helps teachers of all artistic abilities.

We run a monthly art lessons membership (The Sparklers Club) along with seasonal workshops, podcast (Art Made Easy) and online resources.

We strive to make teaching art simple, enriching and inspiring.


Project Manager


Want to play a key role in building and growing one of the most recognized brands in kid’s art education? We are looking for a project manager who can work with our creative team to manage our marketing and publication efforts.

Deep Space Sparkle creates online art resources for adults who teach art to kids. We have a growing membership site, podcast, online and in-person workshops, a website and e-commerce store.

Sound interesting? A few questions first:

Are you known for your obsessive organization skills?

Do you love learning new programs, tools and systems and implementing them?

Do you love unearthing your friend’s super-powers and helping them shine?

The Project Manager at Deep Space Sparkle serves as the full-time nucleus of our Sparkly world. 

This is not a remote or part-time job. This is a full-time opportunity to work in Santa Barbara and put your organization and marketing skills to work. 

> We need you to be enthusiastic about our mission which is to make teaching art to kids easy and joyful.

> We need you to have a solid understanding of how online marketing works, including lead magnets, opt-in pages, newsletters, email marketing processes, Facebook marketing, & webinars. If these are not familiar to you, then this job is probably not for you. 

If you’re the type who gets motivated by high expectations, read on…

What the Project Manager will do at Deep Space Sparkle:

The Project Manager is in charge of our promotions calendar, including execution, management and goal setting

The Project Manager plans and executes sales funnels for various products within our product suite.

The Project Manager will manage our email list to increase conversions

The Project Manager is responsible for making SOP’s (Standard Operating Procedures) and ensure they are followed by each team member.

The Project Manager helps set the marketing & product calendar and ensures all team members understands their roles.

The Project Manager will hire and manage contractors as needed for each project. You will find, hire and manage them.

The Project Manager is in charge of the task management system: assigning tasks, status updates and quality assurance.

The Project Manager will evaluate our product sales to make sure they are on track to reach our goals.

This position is for:

–  A flexible, resourceful thinker

–  Someone with the ability to see what needs to be done compared to being told what to do

–  A person who embraces a small working environment 

–  Someone who knows how to build a team

–  Someone who can understand the needs of the team members

–  The friendly type who enjoys life and takes satisfaction from their work

–  Those who love reading non-fiction books, listening to business podcasts and going to conferences.

– Those who have a soft spot for children, art and teachers.

 

Are you a good fit? If so, I’d love to hear from you.

Email patty.palmer@deepspacesparkle.com your resume, a personal note explaining why you would be perfect for this role and why you would make a great fit to our team.

If you sounds like a good fit, we’ll reach out to you.

 

Standards Writer


Deep Space Sparkle is looking for a Standards Writer to work with our creative team.

If you are an art teacher who would love to work with Deep Space Sparkle by helping us write standards for lesson plans, create content for our website and be a part of Team Sparkle, read on…

The Standards Writer will add Common Core Standards, National Visual Arts Standards and Assessments to our growing library of lesson plans.

What You’ll Do:

 > Work with our creative team to write lesson standards for our membership club.

> Research assessments, rubrics and best practices for art teachers.

> Write art-focused posts for Deep Space Sparkle

This is a part-time job. It can  be remote or onsite in our Goleta office. You’ll need a passion for kids art, flexible time and availability to travel to Santa Barbara once or twice a year for our annual team retreat and Summer Art Workshop.

Work and Skills Required:

Experience working in an elementary school teaching art

Education Degree

Strong knowledge of art techniques, art supplies and standards for children’s art education (ages 5-13)

Must have a working knowledge of Apple Pages

Must be VERY familiar with Deep Space Sparkle’s approach to art, having used one of our lessons plans whether through our website or membership.

Compensation:

Starting wage is $20 USD per hour with a minimum of 10 hours per week.

This is a part-time position with potential for full-time hours and growth within Team Sparkle.

 

Are you a good fit? If so, I’d love to hear from you.

This is what I want you to do:

Email patty.palmer@deepspacesparkle.com with the words Future Sparkler in the subject line.

Attach your resume (PDF format ONLY), with a personal letter explaining your experience writing standards, your knowledge of Deep Space Sparkle and why you would be an excellent fit in our team.

If we feel you might be a good fit, we will reach out to you for further instructions.

Looking forward to hearing from you!