The Laundromat Project - Media & Storytelling Manager


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February 6, 2023

The Laundromat Project - Media & Storytelling Manager



The Laundromat Project (The LP) is seeking a Media & Storytelling Manager. This individual will oversee the development and execution of digital content and campaigns that build greater awareness of the ways in which The LP advances its mission to support artists and neighbors creating change in their own communities. This includes marketing and promotion of day-to-day programmatic activities, seasonal fundraising appeals, and the launch of new organizational initiatives. The individual in this role will also develop strategies for the co-creation of unique editorial content (long-form and social media friendly) that affirms The LP’s position as a leading organization shaping the fields of art, social justice, and community building. The Media & Storytelling Manager will play an integral role in helping to shape The LP’s approach to preserving and amplifying self-determined narratives as we write our own histories (a key LP value).


Reporting Structure

  • Reports to Interim Director of External Affairs

  • Manages the Media & Storytelling Coordinator


Lead Responsibilities:

  • Map and keep track of The LP’s growing content ecosystem and identify opportunities for expansion into key stakeholder audiences with strategic and meaningful content development 

  • Guide the development and execution of a comprehensive content strategy––as established by the (Interim) Director of External Affairs––highlighting the mission, vision, values, programs, and strategic goals of The LP within a cohesive and inspiring brand identity 

  • Guide the development of a cohesive, multi-platform, and metrics-based social media strategy with community growth in mind, that promotes knowledge building and engagement across The LP’s social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn 

  • Commissioning & curating new, innovative, and multimodal content (digital, editorial, and video) that connects the stories of LP artists and neighbors with a wider audience 

  • Oversee an editorial calendar for effective promotion of The LP’s programs, events, public programs, and campaigns

  • Oversee the management of The LP’s website to consistently reflect The LP’s messaging and brand identity. Liaise with web developers on website updates including flagging technical issues

  • Copywriting for social media, blogs, newsletters, press releases and website content

  • Establish trackable metrics to increase online engagement, serve programmatic and fundraising goals, and inform The LP’s use of traditional, non-traditional, and digital media 

  • Maintain effective internal communications to ensure that all relevant LP departments are kept informed of and engaged with marketing and communications objectives


Support Responsibilities:

  • With support from (Interim) Director of External Affairs, regularly assess, identify and lead activation of new and existing platforms (conferences, publications, and digital) to deliver thought leadership in support of The LP’s expanding goals and objectives

  • Support the (Interim) Director of External Affairs and external strategic communications consultants to  create and execute a thoughtful media relations strategy designed to increase press coverage on a local, regional, and national level

  • Work with (Interim) Director of External Affairs to create The LP’s Annual Report

  • Support the design of digital and print marketing collateral to promote programs and events

  • Ensure that The LP’s external communications meet a variety of accessibility needs 

  • Additional responsibilities as The LP’s programming demands 


Professional Qualifications: 

This position is ideal for a highly organized, detail-oriented, and self-directed individual who believes in the power of art as a tool for advocacy and community-led transformation. The ideal candidate has a demonstrated understanding of The LP, our brand and organizational objectives. 


Qualifications include:


  • Minimum of 5 years marketing and communications experience in a fast-paced and goal-driven environment

  • Excellent editorial judgment, writing, and verbal communication skills

  • Deep commitment to social justice, equity, and values-based work

  • Experience with writing content around The LP’s issues such as gentrification, displacement, BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ community needs and demands

  • Enjoys communicating a complex message concisely and creatively

  • Superb attention to detail and organizational management

  • Proven success in developing and executing creative communications, editorial, and marketing strategies to achieve measurable goals

  • Strong graphic design proficiency and familiarity with Adobe Suite and Mailchimp 

  • Expertise with social media management, copywriting, and marketing

  • Passionate, energetic, and open to building a thriving community

  • While not required, we encourage bi/multilingual candidates and candidates with a strong interest in language justice to apply 



The salary for this role is $78,000. 


We offer excellent benefits including health, dental, vision insurance, a retirement savings plan (401k) with a 4% employer contribution, a wellness fund for personal development and self-care, and funds for professional membership and development opportunities. Time off includes vacation, holidays, personal time off, and a collective week off during the Summer and year end.


Additional Details:


Anticipated Start Date:​ March 2023 

Position:​ Full time, with some weekends and evenings required 

Reports to:​ Interim Director of External Affairs

Office Location:​ 1476 Fulton St. Brooklyn, NY (Work time includes both regularly scheduled in-office hours and virtual / remote hours)

Geographic Reach:​ Citywide, with particular focus on Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn


About The Laundromat Project 

Locally relevant and nationally recognized, The Laundromat Project advances artists and neighbors as change agents in their own communities. We envision a world in which artists and neighbors in communities of color work together to unleash the power of creativity to transform their lives and surroundings. We make sustained investments in a community of multiracial, multigenerational, and multidisciplinary artists and neighbors committed to societal change by supporting their artmaking, community building, and leadership development.


Since 2005, we have directly invested over $1M in 200+ multiracial, multigenerational, and multidisciplinary artists and 83 innovative community art projects, while engaging over 48,000 New Yorkers. This is an especially exciting time to join our team as we make our new home into a creative community hub on Fulton Street in the heart of Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn. To learn more about The LP, please visit:


The LP values and centers the voices, cultures, imaginations, knowledge, and leadership of people of color in all of our work and operations. To learn more about The LP, please visit:


Organizational Culture

The LP strives to be a positive, fulfilling, and healthy place to work by providing professional development opportunities, generous benefits, and a reasonable work schedule that allows staff to have greater wellbeing both in and outside of work. We are a POC-centered learning organization committed to working together as a staff to further our collective understanding around the many intersecting cultures, histories, and experiences that inform our work. 


Please Note: Newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (i.e., have received both doses of a two-dose vaccine or a single dose of a one-dose vaccine) and must provide proof of vaccination upon request by the organization. Requests for potential accommodation shall be considered in accordance with applicable law if and at such time as a conditional offer of employment is extended to a candidate. Applicants should not provide any medical or genetic information with their application.


We cannot respond to all inquiries—only candidates for consideration will be contacted. We will not accept reference letters or phone calls. 


The Laundromat Project is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, women, immigrants, LGBTQIA+ individuals, and others who may contribute to a rich diversity of perspectives and ideas are especially welcome and encouraged to apply.

Assistant Carpenter - Opera House



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Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) is a multi-disciplinary arts center located in Brooklyn, New York. For more than 150 years, BAM has been the home for adventurous artists, audiences, and ideas—engaging both global and local communities. With world-renowned programming in theater, dance, music, opera, film, and much more, BAM showcases the work of emerging artists and innovative modern masters. 

BAM’s Production department is looking for an Assistant Carpenter who will work with the Head Carpenter in managing carpentry and rigging elements for both presented and produced works, including managing BAM’s manual fly system. The selected candidate will be able to collaborate with BAM and Visiting Company Production Staff with advance planning for a show or event by interpreting ground plans, scenic drawings, rigging plots and fly cue run sheets. The selected candidate will exemplify strong leadership and communication skills to successfully operate independently and collaboratively as part of a larger team. Ideally, the selected candidate will be available to begin work as soon as possible due to our current timeline of upcoming performances. 


  • Responsible for performing and supervising carpentry and rigging work for all performances in BAM Opera House.
  • Assist Head Carpenter in working and managing all load-ins, load outs, rehearsals, performances and work calls.
  • Responsible for performing and supervising carpentry rigging maintenance in the Opera House as a working member of the crew, including operation of Opera House manual fly system and motors
  • Collaborate with all stagehands, departments, and production management to work with artists and companies to present cutting-edge, internationally renowned performances and art.
  • Work with Head Carpenter to identify crewing needs for productions and events in conjunction with BAM Production Staff, and the Crew Chief. 
  • Work with Crew Chief and BAM Production to ensure crew consists of a diverse workforce
  • Enforce standards of operation in carpentry and rigging that are safe for both personnel and equipment.
  • Represent the Carpentry Department in production meetings.
  • Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) work and comfortable with DEI concepts, programs and initiatives


  • 7 years' experience working in related theatre/stage work in carpentry and rigging departments
  • Experience and knowledge of theatrical and arena rigging.
  • Experience and knowledge of manual single and double purchase fly system.
  • Experience interpreting ground plans, scenic drawings and rigging plots.
  • ETCP Theater and Arena Rigging Certification within 364 days of hire date.   This certification must be kept up-to-date.
  • Must be flexible and adaptable in relation to the work and scheduling
  • Union Affiliation:  If not currently a member, the selected candidate will be required to join IATSE Local 4.

Working Conditions: Ability to stand for prolonged periods and ability to move throughout the facilities as required daily. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds with the assistance of a team.

Compensation: Salary and Benefits will be provided per the IATSE Local 4 CBA (union) specifications, includes:

  • 40-week contracted year at 40 hours/week, with frequent additional hours and weeks required
  • Weekly salary of $1,910.52, with significant additional OT
  • Fully funded Local 4 Healthcare Plan
  • Paid Vacation (4 weeks) in addition to Paid Sick Time per CBA
  • Contributions to Local 4 Pension and Annuity
  • Perks include comp tickets, neighborhood discounts and more

Application Instructions: Must complete an online application through BAM's website - no phone calls, emails or walk ins, please.

Internal Applicants must apply via the Internal Job Portal by the application deadline. Applications not submitted by the deadline may not be considered. Employees must meet all of the following criteria to be considered for an interview:

  • Completed at least 1 year of continuous, active service in current position. (Positions excluded include, but are not limited to, temporary assignments, and probationary employees);
  • Meet the experience and skills requirement as outlined in the job post;
  • Be employed in current position for at least one year:
  • Performed in a satisfactory manner without any corrective actions in the last 12 months

Brooklyn Academy of Music is an Equal Opportunity Employer. BAM recognizes that historic institutional practices lead to a non-inclusive environment and is working to address diversity and inclusion in all forms. Individuals in BAM are experiencing their own pace during this process, which is not uncommon when addressing power and privilege. The Production Department supports and continues to take part in this process.

Director of Human Rescources


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$115,000.00/yr -$140,000.00/yr

BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music) is a home for adventurous artists, audiences, and ideas—engaging both global and local communities with world-renowned programming in theater, dance, music, opera, film, and much more. With an annual operating budget of approximately $50 million —the majority dedicated directly or indirectly to programming—BAM is a leading presenter of emerging and contemporary artists.

The HR Director of the Brooklyn Academy of Music will be the "right hand" to the Chief People Officer and is a key leader on a cohesive HR team supporting 200 full-time and 600 part-time/seasonal employees working in our internationally renowned performance spaces and cinemas.  

The HR Director role require the ability to:

  • Oversee a team of two Human Resources Generalists, one Recruiter and one Payroll Manager.
  • Provide tactical and strategic support for our program leaders throughout the organization using a relationship-oriented, collaborative approach.
  • Work with management and employees to improve work relationships and morale, increase productivity and reduce turnover.
  • Foster an inclusive and equitable work environment for our staff and promote a harassment and discrimination free workplace.
  • Primary leader of BAM’s DEI program, including setting objectives, facilitating cross-organizational collaboration and measuring the progress and success of the program.
  • Ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the HR Department including:
    • HR administration
    • HRIS management
    • employee relations
    • performance appraisals
    • policy creation and revision
    • special initiatives and payroll processing


  • Oversees the administration of human resource programs including, but not limited to, disciplinary matters and terminations; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity; recognition and morale; occupational health and safety; and training and development
  • Monitors and ensures the organization’s compliance with federal, state and local employment laws and regulations and recommended best practices; reviews and modifies policies and practices to maintain compliance.
  • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management and employment law; applies this knowledge to communicate changes in policy, practice and resources to upper management.
  • Ensures the integrity of HR data sets; conducts regular audits of HR data to ensure accuracy; provides data analysis and data-based insights as needed
  • Oversees the organizations DEI and anti-oppression program; research, develops, recommends and executes strategies to foster the organization’s diversity goals.


  • Bachelor’s degree (Human Resources, Management or Business Administration) or equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years’ experience managing a Human Resources team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills including a collaborative approach
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience working with both union and non-union employees
  • Experience managing Human Resources Information Systems
  • Passionate about BAM’s programming


  • SPHR or SHRM-CP 
  • non-profit experience 
  • Experience working with Paycom 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to sit for long periods of time. Ability to lift up to 15 pounds. This role will require some movement within the office.

COMPENSATION: Salary will range between $115,000 - $140,000 annually commensurate with years of experience. This position is full-time exempt and eligible for benefits. This is a hybrid position with three days at our Brooklyn location per week required.

Budget Manager



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$75,000/yr - $80,000/yr

BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music) is a home for adventurous artists, audiences, and ideas—engaging both global and local communities with world-renowned programming in theater, dance, music, opera, film, and much more. With an annual operating budget of approximately $50 million —the majority dedicated directly or indirectly to programming—BAM is a leading presenter of emerging and contemporary artists.

The Budget Manager role supports and plays a key role in managing BAM’s organizational budgets and is responsible for the administration, analysis, and reporting of assigned budgets.

The Budget Manager role requires the ability to:

  • Analyze BAM’s budget and financial reporting and ensure the accuracy and timeliness of assigned components of BAM’s operating budget throughout the budget cycle.
  • Improve operational efficiencies and effectiveness of budgeting and reporting procedures and systems in line with best practices.
  • Maintain BAM’s capital projects budgets and manage the process with construction managers, architects, and funding agencies.
  • Ability to think critically and solve problems proactively.
  • Collaborate and diffuse conflict and strive to achieve shared goals.


  • Facilitate annual budgeting process to develop an operating budget.
  • Perform monthly review and analysis of departmental budgets, including explanations provided by departmental heads for departmental budget-actual variances.
  • Analyze the budget, identify risks and opportunities and make recommendations.
  • Prepare monthly financial reports comparing budgeted and actual financial data of BAM’s operating activities.
  • Improve operational efficiencies and effectiveness in the area of financial reporting, budget planning, and budget control, including business process improvements and financial system functionality enhancements.
  • Respond to inquiries from internal stakeholders across the organization regarding budgets and spending. Troubleshoot and resolve problems and issues.
  • Analyze labor budgets for collective bargaining negotiations by creating multiple budget scenarios for various labor strategies, examine the effect of differing work rules on the budget, investigate the impact of various potential labor changes to wages and benefits (healthcare, retirement, etc.), evaluate the labor strategy and make recommendations.
  • Respond to requests for ad-hoc budget reporting, financial analysis, special projects, and other similar duties as required or directed.
  • Manage budget and supplemental schedules for BAM’s capital projects and reconcile actual costs against budgets and prepare fiscal year-end accruals for the capital projects.
  • Manage process for payment applications including their review and reconciliation and any supporting documents from construction managers and architects.
  • Manage the process of BAM’s requisition requests to funding agencies.
  • Review, reconcile and close the assigned program and departmental budgets while adhering to a budget close-out schedule.
  • Perform journal entries for cost allocations and revenue re-classifications, set up project codes, and enter budget modifications in Multiview financial software.
  • Develop and conduct budget training sessions for internal stakeholders across the organization.
  • Complete quarterly trial balance review for assigned accounts.
  • Prepare PBC schedules for assigned accounts for an annual financial audit.


  • A bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business Administration, or equivalent work experience.
  • A minimum of three plus years of relevant work experience with budgets and financial analysis. Experience with managing capital project budgets is a plus.
  • Exceptional interpersonal communication with the ability to build effective relationships and work with colleagues at all levels across different functions.
  • Capable of managing multiple work streams under pressure with tight timelines in a fast-paced environment. Including the ability to manage stressful situations.
  • Excellent analytic and quantitative skills, including working with complex data sets.
  • Excellent attention to detail and organization.
  • Proficiency in MS Excel, including pivot tables, advanced formulas, and charts.
  • Experience with budgeting and reporting functionalities of Multiview financial software or similar is a plus.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to sit for long periods of time. Ability to lift up to 15 pounds. This role will require some movement within the office when we return to in-person operations.

Brooklyn Academy of Music is an equal-opportunity employer. BAM is currently undergoing an anti-oppression process. BAM recognizes that historic institutional practices lead to a non-inclusive environment and is working to address diversity and inclusion in all forms. Individuals in BAM are experiencing their own pace during this process, which is not uncommon when addressing power and privilege. The Finance department supports and continues to take part in this process.

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