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CELEB / VIP ACCOUNT MANAGER IN FASHION PR AGENCY - NYC

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$70,000
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26th November 2021

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New York City based boutique PR agency, is looking for an experienced candidate to join its VIP division. The ideal candidate will possess a comprehensive network of relationships with the world’s leading celebrities, fashion stylists, publicist contacts, industry agents and influencers and be able to lead client accounts.  The successful candidate must have a minimum of 3 years Celeb and VIP experience in the fashion industry, proven relationships and a strong interest in relevant pop culture. Agency experience is preferred. 

 

Hours:                  Full Time      

Location:              Lower East Side, NYC           

Salary:                 Dependent upon experience  

Start Date:            ASAP           

Interviewing:        ASAP   

                    

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Proactively securing Celebrity/VIP opportunities for upcoming red carpet, press junket, events and street style placements. 
  • Strategize and oversee Celeb & VIP gifting programs across multiple client accounts simultaneously. 
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with stylists, managers, and VIP’s for strategic opportunities for clients. 
  • Multitask across multiple client accounts and projects under deadline. 
  • Identify and implement on brand VIP partnership opportunities (paid and unpaid). 
  • Discovering and nurturing relations with new talent. 
  • Interface with clients regularly via client calls and meetings. 
  • Managing the junior VIP team in New York.
  • Overseeing daily account management with assistant duties including sample send-outs, updating contact lists, developing recaps and agendas, and preparing weekly and monthly reports. 
  • Overseeing the reporting of send outs, coverage achieved and forthcoming coverage and collating coverage and date for monthly reports.

 

Candidates must be / have:

  • Proven relationships with key celebrity, stylist, publicist and manager contacts. 
  • Min. 3+ years of experience working in fashion + accessories public relations with experience managing multiple client accounts; agency experience is preferred. 
  • Experience managing contracts between celebrities, VIPs and brands. 
  • Team leadership skills. 
  • Experience developing strategies through execution with a track record of proven results; experience developing goals for team and clients. 
  • Knowledge of all media including strong understanding of digital landscape and social media platforms. 
  • Creative thinker and extremely detail oriented. 
  • Proven track record of dressing celebrities, a database of top stylists, VIPs and socials. 
  • Hard-working and proactive candidate who is enthusiastic, works well within a team and has a passion for Celebrity/VIP relations across all sectors. 
  • An understanding of the fashion industry is vital. 
  • Highly proficient with Fashion GPS/Launchmetrics, MS Word, Excel, Dropbox and social media platforms.

 

 

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Rights and Reproduction Associate

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11/22/2021

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Reporting to the Director of Publications, the Rights and Reproductions Associate is responsible for researching, gathering, and securing images and associated permissions for Dia publications and other printed and digital materials; hiring photographers; scheduling and directing photo shoots; ensuring proper crediting and copyright on all images; supplying images to internal departments; fulfilling external image requests; adding new images to and maintaining the image archive (digital asset management system); and advising on rights and reproductions questions throughout the institution. While not required, candidates demonstrating experience with production for printed materials, including proofing images and conducting press checks, are highly desirable.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Research, request, and organize images for Dia publications; secure all necessary image permissions and copyrights for publication; research and compile image credits; track photography permissions and artist and estate fees for individual publications

Fulfill image requests for Communications, Curatorial, Development, and other departments as needed; ensure proper crediting and caption information for all shared images

Oversee image selection for printed and digital materials and publications and work closely with the Senior Graphic Designer on legal and aesthetic usage

Input all new images into digital asset and/or web content management systems; manage accuracy and consistency for all image information and metadata; maintain existing images in archive

Archive all final book files and associated images

Manage and track all outside requests for Dia image rights and online digital media rights; when necessary, traffic requests to internal staff or artist studios for approval

Scan and store archival transparencies and slides; organize physical image archive

Hire photographers; schedule and direct photo shoots of all Dia exhibitions in coordination with Curatorial and Communications departments

Co-manage budget for new collection photography with the Manager of Exhibitions

Obtain clearances for Dia photography, video, and digital media as needed

Process invoices for reproduction and copyright fees

Other relevant duties as assigned by the Director of Publications

General/Other Responsibilities and Duties:

Attend regular departmental and interdepartmental meetings

Coordinate with the Legal department for contract terms relating to photography, images, and copyright

Consult on all matters relating to art and image copyrights

Education, Certification, Experience:

Bachelor’s degree or commensurate experience with at least two or more years of direct copyright clearance experience

Experience in an arts or nonprofit organization is a plus

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: 

Understanding of and ability to communicate copyright issues as they pertain to all facets of Dia’s image use needs

Ability to hire and manage freelance photographers

Ability to art direct photo shoots

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Strong computer skills; proficiency with content management systems and Photoshop

Ability to organize and oversee a variety of projects simultaneously

Experience with image proofs for printed materials and press checks for publications is a plus

Working Conditions and Physical Demands:

This is a 40-hour-per-week position based at Dia Art Foundation’s New York City offices. Work is currently conducted in a hybrid environment Mondays through Fridays with no less than three days in the Chelsea office. Additional hours may be occasionally required based on business needs

Work is performed in an office environment; typically, prolonged periods of sitting and use of computers and standard office equipment is required to accomplish work objectives

Please note that to provide a safe workplace free of recognized hazards and to take every possible step to reduce the transmission of COVID among our employees, Dia Art Foundation requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination upon hire, except for those who obtain an exemption due to a medical condition, religious belief, or pregnancy.

Dia provides a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package with significant employer contributions towards the cost of healthcare premiums. The 401(k) plan provides 100% employer match up to 4% of the employee’s deferral and immediate vesting. Paid time‐off benefits include three weeks of vacation, ten days of sick leave, thirteen holidays, and a generous parental leave program. Work-related travel expenses are fully covered. Additionally, staff ID badges gain reduced or free admission to most American museums and arts organizations.

Dia Art Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, national origin, ethnic origin, citizenship status, disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law in its employment policies. In addition, Dia will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and supports a neurodiverse workplace.

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Operations Manager

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Salary is commensurate with experience, education, and ability. Benefits include healthcare, 401K, and vacation.
Application Deadline: 
November 8, 2021

Duties include but are not limited to:

• Oversee organization and flow of office operations, including processes, systems, and managing inventory

• Manage daily team meetings & agendas, calendaring, and the overarching project outline, tracking flow of

multiple, concurrent projects and respective team member responsibilities

• Manage tech and utilities subscriptions and service liaising to ensure all runs up-to-date and smoothly

• Maintain digital accounting records and support with invoicing, expense reports, and budgeting

• Oversee marketing and communications content in printed materials & across multiple platforms

• Manage, execute, and grow product and art sales; Handle all art shipments & coordinate artwork donations and

consignments for semi-annual auctions with partners such as Christie’s & Artsy

• Oversee production of biennial coloring book & distribution of book donations to hospitals

• Maintain art inventory and storage (digitally in Airtable, onsite in office, and offsite storage facility)

• Prepare and update marketing materials and presentations

• Solicit and document feedback from healthcare partners on RxART projects

• Oversee hiring and supervision of quarterly interns and event volunteers

• Assist with all events (virtual and in-person)

REQUIREMENTS

• Demonstrated excellence in organizational, managerial, and communication skills

• Demonstrated pro-activeness, follow-through, integral team player, and discretion

• 5+ years of experience in similar role, preferably at a nonprofit/arts organization

• Experience in Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suites, Google Drive; MailChimp, Salesforce experience ideal

• Experience in WordPress/WooCommerce; MailChimp; Instagram, Linktree, Canva, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn,

Vimeo, YouTube

• Experienced IT skills

• Knowledge of and interest in contemporary art

• Superior written and verbal skills

• Bachelor’s Degree (required) in Arts Administration (MA a plus)

• Requires the ability to sit, stand, lift up to 35 lbs. and to use typical office equipment

• Full-time in person, Monday to Friday, 10 am – 6 pm, with occasional outside hours for special events

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Gallery Associate

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October 30, 2021

Magenta Plains seeks a reliable, resourceful, punctual, and energetic Gallery Associate who is capable of performing many different tasks for a contemporary art gallery with a small staff. The Gallery Associate is discrete, professional and personable, with the ability to problem solve and time manage. In this forward-facing role, the Gallery Associate is responsible for opening and closing the gallery and interfacing with the public on a daily basis. All gallery employees work as a team to support each other within a constructive workplace culture. Candidates must be flexible and generous with their time, attention, and demeanor. The gallery will be moving locations at the end of 2021 to a new location with three exhibition spaces downtown and the Gallery Associate will assist in the transition.

Time commitment: Tuesdays through Saturdays + evening opening events

Start date: Immediately

Requirements:

Applicants should have 2-3 years of experience working within a contemporary gallery, private dealer, or equivalent. 

Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, and a rigorous work ethic necessary. 

Prior experience with gallery inventory software such as GalleryManager, Artbase, or Artlogic.

Familiarity and comfort level with proper art handling and installation techniques.

Adobe Creative Suite skills, digital photography, A/V tech, and experience in SketchUp a bonus.

Previous experience with sales and artist management preferred.

 

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

Communication and Sales

• Interface with collectors and clients of the gallery

• Generate invoices, statements, and artwork releases

• Maintain digital sales folders, hard copy sales documents, and sales spreadsheet

• Manage Artsy account and Artsy sales inquiries

• Help track open offers to clients and attend sales meetings

• Maintain and update mailing list and CRM system

• Artist Liaising and special projects as needed

 

Artwork Registration

• Inventory art objects and track object locations

• Generate and track consignment & loan agreements

• Condition report/label artwork and complete receiving/release forms

• Coordinate framing and conservation

• Prepare and schedule domestic and international shipments to institutions, artists, and collectors

 

Other

• Manage art fair applications and press assets

• Assist with art fairs on booth

• Assist with event setup and breakdown

• Assistant in general gallery maintenance

Founded in March of 2016, Magenta Plains is a contemporary art gallery located in the Lower East Side that produces exhibitions with national and international artists working with digital media, sculpture, painting, and performance. With an emphasis on community, history, and newly emergent art, the gallery's mission is to foster context and meaning for the development of new ideas as well as to present and preserve older generations of artists' work.

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Research and Advocacy Coordinator

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52,000
Application Deadline: 
11/21/21

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Want to unite your passion for research and advocacy with your project management experience? Come work at the growing nonprofit that provides leading services to the dance workforce in the metropolitan NYC area. Dance/NYC offers a collaborative environment driven by core values of justice, equity and inclusion, and also provides room for innovation and growth. 

 

The Organization:

With 8 years of service, Dance/NYC has emerged as a cultural force and spokesperson on behalf of the dance field to the media, government and private funders, and the wider creative sector. It has historically supported dance in the city and advanced the field by improving conditions for individual dance artists through: 

  • Advocacy
  • Action-Oriented Research
  • Leadership Training, Networking and Convening
  • Technology and Visibility 
  • Grantmaking 

 

Learn more about Dance/NYC’s mission and organizational values by clicking on the link below:
https://www.dance.nyc/mission-and-values
 

Research and Advocacy Coordinator - “Foundation for funding, advocacy and awareness building"

 

The Position:
Dance/NYC is looking for a full-time Research and Advocacy Coordinator to oversee ongoing research and advocacy priorities, execute on planned programs, and identify and manage new opportunities under the direction of the Executive Director. Dance/NYC intends to fill the position immediately.

The compensation package includes a salary of $52,000 based on experience and competitive benefits.

  • 100% employer paid benefits
  • 401K Retirement Savings
  • Paid vacation and holiday time
  • Bonus program 
  • Professional development stipend

 

Review the Research and Advocacy Coordinator Job Description and list of qualifications by clicking on the link below:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1xXzArvL-1llmu2Q1T5pkrGz090Nq28G6/view?usp=sharing

 

The Location:

The Dance/NYC office is completely remote until further notice due to the Coronavirus (or “COVID-19”) Pandemic. 

When the time is right, Dance/NYC will be shifting into a hybrid of remote and in-person work, per New York State Guidelines. Because Dance/NYC only serves the 5 boroughs of New York City and surrounding counties, Dance/NYC are only recruiting cultural workers who are based in this geographic area.

Dance/NYC’s offices are located on the Garden Floor (ground floor) of the Mertz Gilmore Foundation, 218 East 18th Street, New York, NY 10003 in Gramercy. Access to the Garden Floor entrance includes a two-step descent. A lift to the entrance and an accessible bathroom is available onsite.  Elevators are not available in the building.

Gramercy is a quiet, family neighborhood with brownstones on tree-lined streets. It has a variety of historic restaurants, shops, and neighborhood parks. This neighborhood is also minutes away from Union Square Park.  

 

Cover Letter:
Your cover letter should include detailed answers to each of the following questions: 

  • Why are you interested in working as the Development Assistant at Dance/NYC?
  • The Research and Advocacy Coordinator will be called upon to work on a range of projects that require the ability to relate to different audiences, manage stakeholder relationships, and problem-solve in different contexts. For example, in a given day, you might need to prepare research data and interpret findings, draft and present testimony and/or appeal letters for relevant City Council hearings, or lead regular (virtual) meetings with the research team and designers. What relevant skills and experiences would you bring to this work?
  • What do you believe needs to be researched in the dance ecology? How would this data lead to systematic change? 
  • What are two current advocacy related issues that are currently facing dance workers? How would you go about advocating for change of these issues? 
  • Dance/NYC is a values-driven organization, please review our values of Justice, Equity, and Inclusion (found at: https://www.dance.nyc/equity/values) and discuss two instances in your professional career where you have demonstrated at least one of them? 
  • What is important to you in a workplace? 

 

Deadline:

The position is open until filled, but preference will be given to those candidates who apply on or before November 21, 2021. Preference will also be given to those candidates able to commit to two years. 

Please note that all candidate interviews will be conducted by video using the Zoom (https://zoom.us/) video communications application. Please download the application in advance and have a functioning camera and speaker on your device. Dance/NYC can also provide candidates with reasonable accommodations, if needed. 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Dance/NYC is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, sex, age, disability, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, ancestry, political belief or activity, or status as a veteran. The policy applies to all areas of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training and development, promotion, transfer, termination, layoff, compensation benefits, social and recreational programs, and all other conditions and privileges of employment in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. It is the policy of Dance/NYC to comply with all the relevant and applicable provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Dance/NYC does not discriminate against any qualified Employees or job applicants with respect to any terms, privileges, or conditions of employment because of a person’s physical or mental disability. Dance/NYC makes reasonable accommodation wherever necessary for all Employees or applicants with disabilities, provided that the individual is otherwise qualified to safely perform the duties and assignments connected with the job and provided that any accommodations made do not require significant difficulty or expense. 

 

Thank you for your interest in Dance/NYC and the Research and Advocacy Coordinator position. Dance/NYC looks forward to reviewing your application!

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Community Manager

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We are a startup that commissions and presents innovative and compelling NFT-based art projects by some of the world’s most visionary artists. As we grow our team in preparation for launch in early 2022, we are looking for an experienced Community Manager to lead our online community-building and audience engagement strategy. The Community Manager will be charged with introducing our projects to online audiences and building our following across multiple channels, with a particular emphasis on Discord. 

 

Our ideal candidate is a self-starter who is deeply knowledgeable about the Discord community, preferably in the NFT space, and has a proven track record of thoughtful, active community moderation. As we aim to bridge the gap between crypto and art audiences, we are looking for someone who is at least familiar with and interested in contemporary art.

 

Responsibilities will include:

 

Set up Discord servers and create inroads to the NFT/crypto community on Discord

Define and implement a social media strategy across multiple platforms, including Twitter and Instagram

Expand our online audience with clear benchmarks for audience growth

Calendarize and create social content that inspires participation

Foster vibrant debate around our projects and artfully moderate conversations

Gather community feedback and surface insights that help guide our future work

Promote and generate excitement around project launches, drops, community events, product announcements, etc.

Collaborate on editorial content including interviews and discussions that help position us as a thought leader in the space

Identify and implement new technologies that improve how we interact with our community

Swiftly respond to inquiries and address negative behavior in our channels

 

What you should have:

 

2+ years of experience in community management, including experience with Discord

Understanding of Discord moderation and community best practices

Proven ability to manage large digital communities

Track record of growing online communities

Strategic thinker with the ability to juggle multiple tasks and get things done

Expert written communication skills

Understanding of NFTs

Savvy about the world of art and culture

Fluent in English

 

This position is part time (20 hours per week) and remote, with a target start date of mid-November. We are an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, Veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

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