Join Our Team!

Marketing & Communications Fellow

Open Works, Baltimore’s largest nonprofit makerspace, is looking for an enthusiastic individual to help drive membership growth and sell classes in our building.

Mission Statement:
Our mission is to make tools, technology, and the knowledge to use them accessible to all.

About the Position:
The ideal candidate will be passionate about working to support Baltimore’s growing community of makers and thrive in a startup environment. The Open Works Marketing & Communications Fellow will report directly to the BARCO Marketing & Communications Manager and work closely with the Open Works Executive Director. A stipend is available and will be commensurate with experience. The position will begin in October and run through the end of June, at which time the contract will be re-evaluated.


  • Develop and implement marketing strategies to increase memberships and sell classes
  • Develop and manage special events designed to drive membership growth and sell classes
  • Manage all of the Open Works social media channels
  • Generate dynamic content for the blog
  • Work closely with Open Works staff to keep the website updated
  • Represent Open Works by tabling community events & festivals


  • 1+ year experience with marketing or sales, ideally for a nonprofit or startup
  • Strong writing skills
  • Experience managing and generating content for social media channels and blogs
  • Experience managing WordPress sites
  • Experience with graphic design and design software like Adobe Creative Suite is preferred
  • Strong familiarity with the national and local maker movement
  • Some nights and weekends will be required

How to Apply:
Please send a cover letter, resume, and 2-3 writing samples to

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until October 6.