Opportunities at ISM

At the Institute for Sound and Music, we foster an open environment that allows all members and volunteers to participate through learning and discussion, to help the organization create a new kind of museum experience. 

Below is a list of current volunteer opportunities to join the ISM Team.  If you are interested in getting involved, we would be very happy to hear from you - please complete our application form and we will be in touch.


Production Co-ordinator/assistant
You would be joining our fantastic production team at Martin-Gropius-Bau who assist in project coordination (production and rehearsals).  The team are the main point of contact at the venue for artists and technicians.   Other duties involve co-ordinate car service/driving and guest list.  We would be pleased to hear from you if you are interested in joining the team! 
Graphic Designer
Collaborating with our Design Lead and Technical Lead to produce creative and promotional print and digital assets for the exhibition, website and other communications.
Journalist, Creative Writer (DE/EN)
As the ISM prepares for our first major exhibition, we are searching for a freelance writer skilled in journalism, copywriting, and copy editing. Requirements: Strong command of the German and English language. Experience writing about Art and Culture.
Digital Artist
The ISM organization is in a constant state of evolution. Our identity is intact, and we are looking to expand this into new and interesting directions. As a Digital Artist, you will follow the guidance of our Design Lead, applying your creativity to ensure the ISM identity is represented in the most beneficial and interesting ways imaginable. Experienced history in Art and Culture would be great. Strong background in digital art a plus.
Grant Writer (DE)
A key responsibility of the ISM organization surrounds our fundraising activities. As a grant writer, you will be involved with submitting applications with full support of our Administration Team, providing all the information required to draft meaningful applications.
Developer
You will work alongside with our Technical Lead to add new features to the website, get experience on Dev Ops tasks and collaborate on new innovations with the ISM team. Front-end skills (HTML, CSS, JS) would be desirable. 
Bookkeeper/Administration
Work closely with the ISM Admin team who handle administration, financial, accounting and other logistics surrounding ISM events.
Press Relations
Working alongside our Press Relations Lead to co-ordinate, prepare and distribute press communications. 
Cultural Partnerships Coordinator (DE)
As Partnerships Coordinator, you will be responsible for establishing and fostering our relationships with German-based businesses, institutions, and organizations that share a meaningful connection to sound, immersive art, and electronic music. Requirements: Native German language speaker, strong connections relevant to cultural partnerships within Germany.