CAREER OPPORTUNITIES


Development Assistant
POSITION SUMMARY:
Reporting to the Individual Giving & Special Events Manager, the Development Assistant
helps coordinate various activities of the department with a particular focus on special
events and data management.
COMPENSATION: Full-time salary commensurate with experience; health benefits included.
TO APPLY: Please submit a resume and cover letter to careers@newyorklivearts.org with “Development Assistant” in the subject line. No phone calls please.

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APPRENTINCESHIPS


Production Apprentice
The Apprentice Program at New York Live Arts serves as an opportunity for those interested in the production side of movement-based performing arts, to gain strong hands-on technical skills in the field of production. Through immersion in the production environment, apprentices will experience technical and administrative aspects of presenting shows and running a theater.

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USHERING
New York Live Arts is accepting ushers. Volunteers contribute to the success of our performances and receive free admission in exchange. For more information and to sign-up, please call the box office at 212.924.0077.

 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES & INTERNSHIPS


INTERNSHIPS
New York Live Arts seeks creative and forward-thinking candidates for competitive administrative and production internships. All applicants are expected to be independent, computer-literate workers who are passionate about the arts; prior experience in the dance field is not required. Related educational or work experience is preferred.

Benefits include complimentary tickets to New York Live Arts events and, often, to events at other cultural venues. A close view will be afforded of the workings, both administrative and programmatic, of a major New York cultural institution that is active in local, regional, and global arenas.

Internships are offered year-round. The schedule and weekly hours are flexible. Applicants should be able to house themselves in the NY metro area. Internships are unpaid and targeted towards those seeking academic credit or work experience in a fast-paced arts organization.

Intern applications are accepted on an ongoing basis. Please send your resume and cover letter to: careers@newyorklivearts.org . Please include the internship position you are applying for in the subject line.


COMMUNICATIONS INTERN
This position works directly with the Director of Communications, Digital Media Coordinator, and Communications Assistant. The intern will participate in and support the full range of the department’s activities, including market research, departmental archiving and organization, and front of house duties.

Responsibilities:

  • File, post and archive all press
  • Update institutional and individual artist press kits
  • Index and update institutional archive of images and videos
  • Research press and marketing opportunities
  • Distribute postcards, flyers and posters as directed
  • Assist with research for social media and blog posts
  • Restocking the lobby with resource materials and discarding expired materials
  • Assist within the Communications Department and Front of House department as needed

Specifications:

  • 10-12 hours a week. May require some evenings.

Qualifications:

  • Strong organizational skills
  • Eye for detail
  • Proficient understanding of Microsoft Word, Excel, Google Drive and Suite

All candidates should email their cover letter and resume to careers@newyorklivearts.org with the subject line: Comms intern


LIGHTING INTERNSHIP

Department: Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company
Position Reports to: Lighting Supervisor

The Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company seeks a lighting intern for a dynamic season of new work creation, touring, education, and humanities events. The intern will gain experience in lighting supervision for dance and will assist in the touring adaptation of a new piece premiering this fall. The intern will work directly with the production team to create documents in Vectorworks, Lightwright and Excel for a 15-theater fall tour. The intern will have the opportunity to observe and assist with the load-in, lighting focus and touring of several pieces.

Production Internships run from August to April.

Inquiries can be submitted to:
Hillery Makatura
Director of Production
212-691-6500 x218
hmakatura@newyorklivearts.org