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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.


- 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



- 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



- 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: 

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Dance Teachers & Dance Teacher Assitants Needed




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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

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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



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


  • 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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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.

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Office Worker for Fine Arts Service Company




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High-end art handling company seeks a meticulous and professional candidate to fill the position of Office Worker as an administrative support role within the Billing department.

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Data entry





Client correspondence 

Supply orders

General office support as needed

The ideal candidate will exhibit a consistent and extremely thorough attention to detail, a strong work ethic, and an analytical mind. As a member of this team operation, you will be expected to shoulder an increasing amount of responsibility as your experience level within the company grows.

The ability to double check and proofread ones own work is a must, as is the ability to build a working knowledge base through committing repeated scenarios to memory. Position requires excellent communication skills, both written and oral.  Accuracy, efficiency, prioritization, and self-organization are necessary attributes.

Arts background (BFA/MFA) is preferred. While this position is entry level and you will be trained in company procedures, prior experience working in a similar administrative support role within an arts-related organization is preferred. Familiarity with Macs, FileMaker Pro, Word, Excel, Photoshop and Illustrator is a plus.  


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Human Resources Director



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July 8, 2019

The Role:

The Human Resources Director will be Powerhouse’s first dedicated HR team member. You will focus your efforts on developing and stewarding values-aligned, people-centered, equitable HR practices for our growing team. This position will report to the Senior Director of Strategic Planning.

Who you are:

  • Enthusiastic about fostering a diverse, inclusive, and equity-driven organizational culture at Powerhouse Arts
  • Deep understanding of foundational HR areas (employee relations, L&D, compensation, performance management, benefits, leaves, payroll, immigration, legal, etc.)
  • Strong emotional intelligence, communication and presentation skills and the ability to deal effectively, empathetically, and courteously with all levels of employees
  • People who thrive in Powerhouse’s organizational culture are those who:
  • Are action-oriented, collaborative, and work well in ambiguous/changing circumstances
  • Enjoy research and iterative problem-solving
  • Have independent follow-through and pay attention to detail
  • Value and work towards an equitable and inclusive workplace

What you’ll do:

HR Operations

  • Collaborate with the administrative team to update company policies and procedures, communicating and operationalizing Powerhouse’s values in compliance with all legal requirements, standards and procedures
  • Working closely with the Financial Manager, oversee employee data and identify and implement new processes and technologies to grow and maintain our team
  • Ensure ongoing compliance of all legal and organizational requirements, standards, and procedures and advise finance and senior leadership team on needed actions
  • Review, track and develop employee benefit programs that support a growing and diverse employee population. Oversee open enrollment and relationships with vendors
  • Lead a semi-annual equitable compensation and performance calibration across the organization
  • Collect data to ensure the organization is staying true to its equity-driven culture
  • Participate in on-boarding all new employees to ensure they feel welcomed and have the tools and knowledge they need to succeed at Powerhouse
  • Participate in strategic visioning work and other long-term projects, as required

Learning & Development

  • Plan and implement ongoing training and career development programs and activities for staff, including facilitating conversations about ongoing diversity, equity, inclusion, access, and anti-bias; Identify opportunities for external and internal professional development
  • Oversee performance management processes including but not limited to semi-annual performance reviews, employee development programs, and 1:1 best practices
  • Ensure all new hiring managers are equipped to carry out equitable and informed decisions around recruitment

Recruiting/Talent Acquisition

  • Develop and implement comprehensive hiring practices that align with Powerhouse’s people-centered recruitment and hiring philosophy
  • Source, screen and interview candidates
  • Ensure that new hires reflect the constituencies that Powerhouse Arts seeks to serve
  • Employee Relations and Employee Experience
  • Provide clear guidance and perspective on how to manage employee relations; coach managers to resolve employee issues promptly, effectively, and objectively while staying aligned with organizational policy and culture
  • Develop and implement procedures and benchmarks to ensure a diverse, inclusive, and equity-driven organizational culture
  • Keep your finger on the pulse of the organization; support employees through challenges
  • Stay informed on employment best practices


  • Passionate about our mission
  • 6+ years in related Human Resources roles
  • Strong foundation in compensation, performance management, change management, benefits, compliance, employee relations and recruiting
  • Experience building and optimizing programs across diverse teams and cultures
  • Previous non-profit experience a plus

Management reserves the right to revise these responsibilities or to require other/different tasks be performed as institutional circumstances change.



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