CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Technical Director
The Technical Director is an integral part of the production team at New York Live Arts and is responsible for supervising the advance and installation of scenic, audio, and video elements. The Technical Director works in partnership with the Director of Production to assist artists and achieve their visions within the parameters of New York Live Arts organizational goals.
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Communications Assistant
The Communications Assistant supports the Communications Department as a whole, as well as the Director of Communications on the marketing and public relations initiatives for New York Live Arts (Live Arts) and the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company, a program of Live Arts. The Communications Assistant supports the long-range marketing and communications strategies and goals, including researching outlets, general administrative duties, drafting pitches and press releases as set forth by the Director of Communications.
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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