Monster Corps

Monster Corp Openings

As of January 11th, 2020

Blog content generator. Think of this role as being the Ace journalist. Talk to Ace members and create blog posts about projects, events, creations, and experiences for the Ace Makerspac Blog. The expectation is for 4 to 6 posts per month. Not all posts need to be super long and photo gallery posts are great. We use scheduling tools so posts can be written ahead of the weekly posting.

Marketing Writer. Spend 8 hours a month writing blog posts, press releases, and social media content. Previous experience or writing samples, please. This is an important contribution to Ace’s sustainability.

PhotoPrinter Tech. Set up and organize our wide-format photo printer area. Complete regular cleaning and maintenance. Previous experience with wide format printer desired. Order and organize supplies. Keep documentation up to date.

Equity Outreach Agent. Help us create relationships with social change organizations, events, and organizers in the Bay Area. This role is a combination of research and direct outreach. This person would be part of a team at Ace working on direct action forwarding Ace’s diversity, equity, and inclusion work.

Photo/Video editor. We need post-production help to create short explainer videos out of the footage as well as image cropping for social media. Post-production work includes adding voiceover from scripts and text overs from copy provided. Approximately 1-2 videos a month.

Accounting/Booking Support. We are looking for someone to assist with the bookkeeping. Tasks include recording revenue, data entry from paper IOUs, bill creation in WordPress/WooCommerce, as associated administrative tasks. High attention to detail and punctuality is required. Quickbooks Online experience a plus.  This contribution is approximately 2 hours a week for 8 hours a month with 50% possible off-site.

Wiki content generator. Spend 8 hours a month updating and creating wiki content about the tools in the space. This requires both on-site research and photo capture plus the ability to google basic tool information. Collaboration with tool stewards and subject matter experts is also part of the content generated. Each month a report out in the monthly newsletter of new or updated wiki entries required. WordPress training available.

How to join Monster Corps

  1. Choose the current opening that works for you
  2. Fill out the application below
  3. Come in for an interview (or complete a phone interview)
  4. Begin a 30-day trial and training
  5. Commit in 90-day blocks

Monster Corps FAQ

What Monster Corps does for Ace

Ace Makerspace is all about making access possible yet we are also volunteer-run which means we always need resources. Often time and effort are as valuable, if not more valuable, than cold hard cash. Monster Corps is the program we use to organize the group of awesome folks who give us 8 hours of their time on operational tasks a month in exchange for membership.

Who can be in Monster Corps

Anybody can be in Monster Corps… Well, anybody who normally qualifies for membership. Formal Monster Corps members are folks who completed the application process.

If you are an Ace member outside the Corps who would like to benefit from the program, please contact the coordinator to be added.

Ace Makerspace is committed to creating an inclusive environment and is proud to be intentionally creating a diverse community.