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Community Engagement and Events Manager - Woman Made Gallery

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$18-20, per hour
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November 10, 2020

Community Engagement and Events Manager (Part-Time, Permanent)

Woman Made Gallery seeks a part-time, permanent Community Engagement and Events Manager who will be responsible for the research, development, and implementation of community engagement efforts, management of event logistics, and delivery of timely communications to artists, members, and community stakeholders related to programming. The Community Engagement and Events Manager will join a small, but mighty creative team at a time of organizational transition and capacity building to foster its mission of expanding women’s representation in the art world.

This newly created position ensures that community engagement is at the center of programming and operations at Woman Made Gallery, and offers an exceptional opportunity to the appointed individual to both fulfill organizational responsibilities (described below) and shape the role to match their interests. Candidates may have backgrounds in the areas of community engagement, relationship building, education, public programs, or events management. Alternative backgrounds to those listed and a passion to learn new related skills will be seriously considered.

As part of a small professional team, at times this role will be asked to fulfill basic gallery operational needs like hosting gallery hours, managing volunteers, delivering general communications, and other tasks as assigned. This position reports to the Interim Managing Director, and works closely with a volunteer Board of Directors, volunteers at large, and interns.

Responsibilities:

  • Research, develop, and implement community engagement efforts, reflecting mission and current organizational priorities.
  • Build meaningful partnerships with other arts and community organizations.
  • Develop knowledge about the work of partner organizations by attending activities and events when possible.
  • Serve as a liaison and spokesperson for the gallery in the community and beyond.
  • Work in collaboration with the Managing Director to oversee event logistics including ideation connected to planned programs, scheduling, budget confirmation, vendor planning, run of show creation, setup, invitations and promotion. Gallery events at this time include gallery receptions, with room for the appointed candidate to develop further public programs with connections to communities.
  • Deliver timely communications to artists, members, and community stakeholders at large.
  • Recruit and oversee of volunteers relating to gallery needs.
  • General gallery operational tasks as assigned.

Requirements:

  • A strong belief in WMG’s mission to expand women’s representation in the art world, and a love for and knowledge of visual art encouraged.
  • Background in community engagement, relationship building, education, public programs, or events management very encouraged. Alternative backgrounds to those listed and a passion to learn new related skills will be seriously considered.
  • Familiarity with local and regional community organizations and groups.
  • Must be exceptionally well-organized, a self-starter, empathetic listener, and creative problem solver.
  • Must have strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills to work with large volume of communications internally and externally.
  • Ability to prioritize and advance multiple projects simultaneously while working independently to meet deadlines.
  • Understanding that this is a small team — flexibility, initiative, and a can-do attitude are a must!
  • Availability to work weekends and occasional evenings for community engagements or event needs.
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office, Google Apps, database management; excellent administrative skills.

Compensation / Hours:

  • $18-20 per hour, commensurate with experience. No healthcare or other benefits are available.
  • Part-time: 15-20 hours per week (approximately).
  • This position will be required to consistently work at the gallery during operational hours and, at times, be comfortable working alone on Thursday, Friday, Saturday or Sunday. Established hours of operation are Noon-4 PM, but the schedule is potentially flexible. Some offsite hours are available.

Woman Made Gallery is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, ethnicity, national origin, immigration status, sexual orientation, religion, HIV serostatus, disability, height, weight, veteran status or marital status.

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Managing Director

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$65,000- $70,000
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November 13, 2020

Pig Iron seeks a Managing Director (MD) to bring strong leadership, management acumen, and vision to its artistic and educational programs.  Pig Iron is an incubator and producer of experimental performance work and also runs a 2.5-year MFA program in devised theater, in partnership with University of the Arts.  The MD will, in collaboration with the founding Co-Artistic Directors, be the chief strategic, financial, and operational leader for Pig Iron as we re-examine our models for creating work in multiple disciplines and training the next generation of adventurous makers of hybrid performance.

Prior experience in the performing arts is preferred.  However, Pig Iron is at a moment of transition in which our core artists and the graduates of our training program are expanding into recorded media as well as adjacent performing arts contexts – ranging from cabaret to comedy to immersive/game-based performance.  We are seeking a leader with an expansive vision who will reposition the company as a leader in innovative creation processes across disciplines.

Position summary and essential duties and responsibilities
The MD is jointly responsible with the Co-Artistic Directors (ADs) for planning, organizing, motivating, directing and managing Pig Iron to bring alive the organization’s mission: ”to expand what is possible in performance by creating rigorous and unusual ensemble-devised works; by training the next generation of daring, innovative theatre artists; and by consistently asking the hardest questions, both in our art and in its relation to the world around us.”

The MD is the financial, strategic and operational leader for PITC balancing the needs of both the school and the programming, and leading the company’s full time administrative staff.

The MD:
* Develops and manages organizational policies in such key areas as operations, fundraising, finance, and budgeting
* Directs administrative operations including the hiring, supervision, and management of the 6-person administrative staff
* Manages and monitors overall financial operations, including preparing the annual budget, and developing a strategy to ensure financial stability
* Collaborates on, and then implements, the company’s current long-term strategic planning process to pivot towards a more expansive vision of art-making and training
* Leads the organization through a review of its policies and practices to ensure and communicate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
* Manages partnership with University of the Arts for MFA and Certificate Programs
* Manages partnerships with universities and presenters for Pig Iron’s tours, commissions and residencies
* Oversees development program to ensure success in annual fundraising efforts and special events calendar including the annual benefit
* Oversees marketing and public relations
* Maintains active communication with the Board of Directors, stewarding relationships and leveraging Board skills and talents for the organization
* Cultivates potential civic and economic partners to increase revenue, find new supporters, and reach new audiences;

Qualifications
The ideal candidate will be innovative, entrepreneurial, courageous, and organized, with a knack for raising money and communicating ambitious ideas. The candidate must be comfortable with uncertainty and enjoy engaging with a wide range of people to build effective partnerships, mobilize artistic and social resources to advance the organization as a community partner in a way that sustains the ability to function and serve.

Qualified applicants will have strong written and oral communication, financial, marketing, and computer skills, along with a strong background in arts leadership and administration. They will have at least four years of professional experience managing budgets and projects. Candidates must have experience in fundraising and community building.

Other qualifications include:
* Administrative or management experience in theatre or other not-for-profit arts organizations
* Demonstrated experience with fundraising as well as earned revenue streams
* Exceptional project management skills and experience
* Dedication to the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion
* Knowledge of budgeting, reading and preparing financial reports, and negotiating contracts  
* Demonstrated leadership and success in managing administrative, financial, and operational functions in a non-profit arts organization, preferably a performing arts organization
* Ability to problem-solve and negotiate with diplomacy and tact
* Sound judgment and decision-making skills
* Passion for adventurous and unconventional art-making and process
* Familiarity with pandemic-era challenges and adaptive strategies in not-for-profit arts organizations, preferably in the performing arts

 

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Researcher, Website Content Writer (work from home)

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We are a leading authority in the field of attribution, authentication, and appraisal of works of art. We work with auction houses, galleries, and museums around the world, and we also target our services to private work owners and collectors. We specialize in difficult attribution cases and review papers that have already been rejected as the original. Our priority is to achieve impartial results and ensure customer satisfaction.

We are planning to create some pages regarding the Artists for the website and we are looking for someone to help us with it.

Its a freelance work, consultant can work from home. 

The interested party must be graduated in Art History

Speak English fluently

Preferably have some experience in researching works of art

Have the required access to the main art museums or municipal bookstores.

The researcher must know beforehand the main art libraries of the city

 

 

 

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Frame Designer

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Based on experience and skill level

Bark Frameworks, an ultra high-end, employee owned framing shop in LIC that has been leading the industry since 1969, seeks an experienced frame designer to service our very discerning private clients, major galleries, artists, interior designers, museums, and fine art consultants throughout the New York City area. Your work will include meeting with clients both in- and outside of our Long Island City showroom, and designing solutions to preserve and present their works according to the highest standards of archival framing and aesthetic judgment. The candidate should be knowledgeable about modern and contemporary art, have an excellent work ethic, and be interested in learning and growing with an employee-owned company.

Please note: Candidate must be able to work five days a week from our Long Island City offices. There is no work-from-home option for this position at this time.

 

Qualifications:

Education or background in fine art, art history, or design

Picture framing design and sales experience; knowledge of Adobe systems and CAD software

Must be reliable, a team player, and a good communicator

Positive attitude, ability to handle all types of personalities, and a desire to provide the best in customer service to our clients

Must be comfortable handling artwork safely including large and sometimes heavy artworks

Must work safely at all times, and be aware of safety guidelines (provided)

Must be able to work overtime if necessary

 

Company Benefits:

Health and Dental insurance

Accrued paid vacation and personal time

Paid holidays

Option to participate in company 401k plan

TransitChek commuter program

Employee Stock Ownership Plan

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SEO Creative Manager

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We are looking for a creative manager who can handle all graphic design work of SEO company. You will need to make graphics, infographics, web pages creative content and landing pages.

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Seeking Females for Modeling

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Hello im looking for females between 18-29 looking to get into the modeling industry! Many opportunities exist for both new and experienced female models that are looking for the right fit. If interested send a recent picture and will go from there. Pay is 200.00 the shoot should take about 2 hours or less. 

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