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Programming Associate




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Location: Bronx, NY Department: Programming Type: Part-time Salary: $22.50 per hour



BAAD! The Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance is a cultural arts organization and theater that creates, produces, presents, and supports the development of cutting edge and challenging works in contemporary dance and all creative disciplines that are empowering to women, Latinos and other people of color, and the LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer) community.



BAAD! is seeking a Programming Associate to join its dynamic, effective community-based arts organization.

The ideal candidate will have a strong administrative background and be an adaptable problem solver who demonstrates a commitment to communication. They are responsible for implementing assigned projects, and for providing administrative support for all core programs for the overall organization. They’re responsible for logistics of each project as well as overseeing the production management of off-site events, communication with artists and technical team, creating and maintaining partnerships with venues, and outreach to partner organizations and audiences. The position reports to the Deputy Director and serves as a direct contact for artists, partners, and the larger BAAD! community.

The Programming Associate is a part-time position at 25 hours per week. The position is expected to work in the office and off-site, and attends events under their purview. Compensation is $22.50/hour.



●  Contact and schedule artists for all events, including TransVisionaries and Courageous Conversations, and correspond with artists regarding additional information such as marketing material requests.

●  Draft and process performer/artists contracts and W9s.

●  Connect artists with Technical Coordinator for tech needs and/or site visits.

●  Schedule/manage event calendars and maintain BAAD!’s Festival Central Station of information.

●  Set up ticketing or RSVP links for events. Pull Will-Call list for House Manager.

●  Attend and report on upcoming events and initiatives during weekly Staff Meetings and debriefings.

●  Support marketing and event promotion via printed collateral (and mailings), email blasts, social media,

and all other outlets as assigned. Execute marketing strategy and deadlines as needed.

●  Update the mailing list/email blasts and database of community partner organizations.

●  Implement post-event protocols and event archiving both physically and digitally.

●  Provide additional support for events and duties as requested.



●  Associate's degree or higher; Minimum of 2 years experience in performing arts administration.

●  Personable, self-confident with good interpersonal skills.

●  Comfortable working with QTBIPOC (queer/trans, black indigenous, people of color) artists and

communities, and the capacity to negotiate with a variety of people from business owners to artists.

●  Takes initiative, demonstrates leadership qualities, works independently as well as with a team.

●  Deadline oriented, forward thinking and adept at creative problem-solving.

●  Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

●  Possess excellent organizational skills and ability to efficiently multi-task across projects and tasks.

●  Proficient in word-processing (Microsoft Word/Google Docs) and Excel.

●  Familiar with social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

●  Fluent in English and Spanish (a plus).

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