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DEVELOPMENT INTERN

New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA)
Brooklyn, NY

Title: Development Intern

Department: Development 

Status: 2-3 days per week (15-18 hours per week)

Start Date: Around January 18, 2021              

End Date: Around April 30, 2020

Compensation: college credit available

PLEASE NOTE: This position will be fully remote, working from home until otherwise indicated.

The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) seeks a development intern who will acquire professional experience and understanding of the operations of a nonprofit development department, while assisting with event planning and fundraising initiatives.

  

Duties include:

Assisting with preparations for our annual Hall of Fame benefit and other online fundraising and cultivation activities.

Assisting staff with preparations and event operations for the Hall of Fame benefit on March 18th.

Providing support for grant writing and reporting, and conducting foundation research

Producing acknowledgement letters and other donor communications

Maintaining accurate donor records

Providing support for the spring wave of the Annual Appeal

Collaborating with development team to brainstorm and implement ideas to cultivate, support, and steward new and existing donors who are passionate about our work.

Providing general administrative support to the development team, and other duties as needed

 

Candidates should possess an interest and skill-set that includes:

Knowledge of arts and culture/non-profit organizations, particularly development/fundraising preferred, but not required

Prior experience cataloging artwork - strongly preferred

Event planning experience a plus

Proficiency in Microsoft Office

Basic graphic design experience a plus

Self-motivated, exceptional organizational and interpersonal skills, very detail-oriented, ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines

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Associate Curator

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At Indiewalls, we use technology to improve the independent art market, and we are looking for a hard-working, creative individual to join our Curatorial team. Our clients include boutique hotels, restaurant owners, high-end residential designers, and big brands. As an associate curator you will be responsible for helping them discover, purchase, and commission contemporary artwork from independent artists. Combine your love of art and design with your strong work ethic and passion for problem solving.

This position is a perfect fit for a creative with experience in art logistics and curating. Experience working in commercial art consulting is a bonus.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Advising clients/interior designers on suggested artworks, colors, sizes, locations, and any other specifications related to the artwork needs of their projects.
  • Helping artists develop concepts and proposals that fit our clients' needs.
  • Communicating with and retrieving all necessary materials from artists for projects; communicating with clients to determine all necessary requirements and specifications of a given artwork.
  • Working with a range of stakeholders to assure that all tasks related to your projects are completed on time and to specification
  • Sending quote requests and compiling quotes from a range of vendors with whom Indiewalls works; finding new vendors for unique projects.
  • Quality control – making sure that all artworks meet the client's final specs. In some instances this will mean inspecting artwork at artists' studios or manufacturing facilities.

Requirements:

  • 3+ years experience in art curating and/or operations; and/or interior design operations
  • Excellent eye for art and design; the confidence to make definitive curatorial decisions, selections, and recommendations
  • Stellar communication skills - both written/email, phone, and in-person
  • Ability to efficiently manage dozens of projects in various sizes simultaneously; working well under pressure; meeting deadlines
  • Strong grasp of applications including Gmail, Google Drive, and Adobe Suite
  • A knack for creative problem solving and proactive initiatives
  • Graphic Design work experience a big plus but not a must

Benefits

  • Work remote - even after the pandemic ;-)
  • Health Insurance
  • Unlimited paid vacation
  • 401K matching
  • Other fun art related perks

At Indiewalls, we are proactive with our intent to employ and work with a diverse group. This includes diversity in gender, race, ethnicity, religion, sexual identity, and socio-economic levels, as well as other forms of diversity that bring a wider range of perspectives to our work. We believe this incorporates our desire to encourage our community to grow based on our collective experiences, insights, values, and thoughts. We strive to add team members who will encourage new ideas, creativity, and growth while fostering the inclusive atmosphere we pride ourselves on.

Indiewalls is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, people of color and females are particularly encouraged to apply to our openings.

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PART-TIME SALES COORDINATOR

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Booklyn seeks a Temporary Part-time Sales Coordinator to join our team. The ideal candidate should have excellent written and verbal communication skills, have strong organizational skills, and be interested and capable of working as part of a team. This position is a contract position for four months, and has the potential to grow into regular part-time or full-time work, and into other areas of our organization.

Responsibilities:

- Management of Booklyn's webstore sales: draft descriptions, photograph work, and create posts online

- Social media promotion of artworks for webstore sales

- Draft monthly sales e-blast of new artworks, box sets, and other products

- Professional email and phone communication with customers and clients.

- Process orders using WooCommerce, PayPal, Stripe, and Square

- Pack & ship orders

- Manage consignment contracts, tax forms, client contacts lists

- Inventory management using Collective Access

- Create and edit invoices using Quickbooks

- Work with Managing Director to strategize sales goals

 

Requirements:

- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

- Demonstrated experience using a range of digital media platforms

- Digital photography and editing

- Commitment to platforming artists’ books by historically marginalized identities and histories, environmental and social justice work

- Bachelors Degree

 

Desired:

- Experience with online sales, packing and shipping procedures

- Book and zine arts sales experience

 

About Booklyn:

Founded in 1999, Booklyn is an artist-run, non-profit 501 (c) (3), consensus-governed, artists and bookmakers organization headquartered at the Brooklyn Army Terminal in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Over two decades, Booklyn has created a global network connecting hundreds of artists and organizations with educational institutions. Through that network, Booklyn has distributed thousands of books, artworks, archival collections, and box sets used by an audience reaching into the hundreds of thousands. We work directly with artists and social justice organizations to produce, document, and prepare work for acquisition by leading academic, artistic, and cultural institutions worldwide. Read more here: https://booklyn.org/info/about/ 

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Dance Teachers & Dance Teacher Assitants Needed

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To Be Discussed

Dance Teachers and Dance Teacher Assistants needed for busy Brooklyn dance studios.  Teach salsa, bachata, Latin, Ballroom, Tango, Swing, Hustle and more.  Spend your time doing what you love and make money at it.  Want to become a professional dance teacher?  Joint our dance teacher training program.  We will train you to teach dance.  Please see more at https://dancefeverstudios.com/teacher-training/

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Administrative Assistant

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Job Purpose

Administrative Assistants ensure the efficient day-to-day operation of the office and support the work of management and other staff.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Administrative Assistants perform a wide range of duties including some or all of the following:

  • Use computer word processing, spreadsheets, and databases to prepare reports, memos, and documents
  • Prepare and send outgoing mail, and courier parcels
  • Update and ensure the accuracy of the organization's databases
  • Provide secretarial and administrative support to management and other staff
  • Use computer software to prepare invoices and financial statement
  • Assist with financial reports as required
  • Prepare and coordinate concerts, workshops, and lecture-demonstrations
  • Provide Board support, prepare Minutes after the Board Meeting
  • With the Executive Director, prepare meeting agendas and supporting material for distribution
  • Ensure the timely distribution of material to the Board
  • Support the Board with meeting, travel and other arrangements
  • Draft minutes of Board meetings for review by the Executive Director
  • Create an action list for management staff from board meetings

Qualifications

Education

  • High School Diploma
  • Post-secondary education in business, computers, or office management is an asset

Requirements

  • Proven admin or assistant experience
  • Grant Writing Experience or Assistance is a major plus 
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, as well as GoogleDoc, GoogleSheets and GoogleSlides
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GALLERY INTERN

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Job Summary

Space 776 is a small Bushwick gallery looking for an intern to start in August/September 2019 (3 months internship). The position will be assisting the Director and Business Manager. Ideal candidates are undergraduate or graduate students pursuing degrees in fields related to: art history, arts administration, fine art, business, communications, and marketing.

Preferable skills include proficiency in the following: Microsoft Office, Adobe Suite, Social Media (Facebook and Instagram), and general technology. 

The gallery hours are Thursday through Sunday from 12:00 - 6:00pm. Applicants should be available at least one of these days for the entirety of the work day. We are able to fill out whatever paperwork is required if this internship is a credit bearing requirement for your school. 

*This is an unpaid internship.*

Please send a brief cover letter, and a CV, with the subject line INTERN 2019.

info@space776.com

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