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CAE Program Director


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Partnership with Children (PWC) is an educational nonprofit organization committed to empowering students to reach their full potential and succeed in school, society, and life. We work to provide school-wide critical counseling services, as well as family and community outreach in New York City public schools most impacted by the effects of poverty and trauma. We are one of the city’s largest providers of community school programs and school-based mental health services.


PWC recently merged with the Center for Arts Education (CAE), an organization that has delivered high-quality arts education programs that nurtures the development of social and emotional learning in NYC public school students as a core part of their pre-K to 12th grade education. PWC and CAE’s programs and approach are rooted in an understanding of the impact of poverty and trauma on children, a steadfast commitment to antiracism, and expertise in children’s social-emotional wellbeing.


Together, PWC and CAE have created high-quality arts and social-emotional learning programs that expand services for all school partners and ensure that creative expression is a tool available to all students. To further this work, we have received the Arts in Education Grant from the US Department of Education (USED) and are hiring our first Student Voice and Engagement (SVE) team.


The Program Director reports to PWC’s Vice President of Programs and is responsible for managing Student Voice and Engagement, a federally funded theater/SEL/ELA integration program to be implemented in four PWC Community Schools in Brownsville, BK, as well as overseeing all PWC/CAE DOE-funded and privately-funded programming.



· Work with PWC VP of Programs to implement the strategic plan to grow CAE’s programs and services in New York City schools and integrate arts programming within PWC’s programs and services

· Monitor and oversee SVE program, services, and award requirements, as well as serve as liaison and maintain communication with USED

· Oversee the development of new programs and services, and the execution of current programs and services

· Supervise and manage the CAE Program Team including 2 Program Coordinators and a roster of part-time, seasonal Teaching Artists across various disciplines

· Build and manage relationships with public and private funders including the New York City Department of Education, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the New York State Council on the Arts, foundations and corporations

· Partner with the PWC Monitoring and Evaluation Team and external evaluators to define appropriate program evaluation measures and assess program outcomes

· Manage a multimillion-dollar operating budget with public and private funding and reporting requirements

· Partner with the PWC Development and Communications Team to respond to grant opportunities and requests for proposals, identify funding opportunities and cultivate donors

· Serve as a thought leader in development of culturally sensitive, healing arts school-based programs in New York City


· Commitment to demonstrating PWC’s organizational values of Collaboration, Continuous Learning, Going to Solution, Equity & Inclusion, and Passion.

· Master’s degree in Social Work, Education, Arts Administration, or related field and/or proven experience managing programs strongly preferred.

· At least 8 years of experience working in schools, including leading arts programs in schools; teaching experience a plus

· Experience developing and managing budgets supported by multiple private and public funding streams, and reporting to funders on programmatic and fiscal outcomes

· Demonstrated understanding of high-need communities and public schools as well as social service, education and behavioral health issues that impact students and their families

· Exceptional managerial, supervisory and staff development skills

· Ability to form and maintain strong collaborative partnerships with teaching artists, principals and other strategic stakeholders

· Ability to thrive in a high autonomy/high accountability environment

· Ability to adapt; encourage openness, flexibility and creativity in meeting programmatic and regulatory needs

· Comfortable working with elementary, middle and high school communities

· Enthusiasm for participating in and leading Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI) initiatives, and applying this learning to your work

Hours & Location:

· Monday-Friday, Full-time; occasional evenings and weekends.

· The Program Director will work from the PWC office in lower Manhattan, but will likely start with a hybrid schedule, alternating between the office, visiting schools, and working from home.

Salary and Benefits:
Salary is commensurate with experience and ranges from $75,000-$80,000.
All full-time employees receive an excellent benefits package, including health and dental insurance, a 401k retirement plan, life insurance, and twenty days paid vacation per year.

Partnership with Children welcomes diversity in all its forms and believes that its mission can only be achieved when diversity is leveraged across all areas, including race, gender, gender expression, age, nationality and life experience. Partnership with Children is committed to building a diverse and inclusive team and strongly encourages applications from individuals of all backgrounds. Partnership with Children provides equal opportunity for all applicants and employees.

Gallery Assistant


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Edward Tyler Nahem is looking for a full-time gallery assistant to work front of house. We are seeking someone who has meticulous attention to detail, who possesses a calm, warm, poised demeanor, a strong sense of professionalism and works well with others. Candidates must have experience with and an understanding of the nuances involved in working with global clients and a positive, proactive, "can do" attitude. Desirable candidates will be highly personable with the ability to multitask and to write at a formal and high academic level. Experience booking domestic and international travel is a plus. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Serve as gatekeeper for gallery which includes answering telephones, fielding general queries and greeting all guests
  • Manage gallery and owner’s calendars with relevant projects, meetings and annual events 
  • Coordinate and plan annual business travel for gallery owner
  • Light event planning for annual gallery events
  • Work with gallery staff to develop and execute digital communications and social media using Mail Chimp, Instagram and other relevant platforms 
  • Update and maintain email and mailing lists in ArtBase
  • Catalogue artworks in the gallery database using ArtBase and ArtBinder
  • Maintain library database
  • Research and write histories for incoming works of art
  • Write informative essays for artworks and create fact sheets
  • Auction research using Artnet auction database
  • Update gallery website and other online platforms such as Artsy and Artnet
  • Assist gallery owner with Holiday Gift distribution for clients and vendors and other projects as needed
  • Other day to day tasks including, filing and general gallery maintenance 


  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field required and specific knowledge of post war and contemporary artists
  • Excellent computer literacy related to Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Suite
  • Database management experience 
  • Knowledge of ArtBase and Artbinder a plus
  • Must be comfortable speaking with high level clients and daily visitors alike
  • Outstanding writing skills
  • Knowledge of or interest in art history and the artworld 
  • Ability to perform under pressure 
  • Ability to prioritize and juggle multiple tasks
  • Must be extremely organized and detail oriented
  • Must be discreet and confidential
  • At least 3 years gallery experience required
  • Candidate may be asked to submit writing samples 

The position is 5 days per week, Tuesday-Saturday.

Salary commensurate with experience and includes a benefits package.

Arts Administration, Fundraising, and Citizen Leadership Internship 2022/23

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Mark DeGarmo Dance is in search of qualified Arts Administration, Fundraising, and Citizen Leadership Interns to work with us in the fall, winter, spring, or summer 2022-23 semesters depending on the intern’s availability, needs, and schedule. 

Office Manager


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September 2, 2022

Blue Medium, a public relations firm specializing in visual arts and architecture and design, is seeking an Office Manager to work 30 hours per week from Monday through Friday on a flexible hybrid schedule with a minimum two days per week in our Chelsea office in New York City.

The ideal candidate should possess a Bachelor of Arts degree, and possess the following skills: impeccable organization, strong writing abilities, and the capability to multi-task with exceptional attention to detail. Knowledge of small business operations is key to this position. A background and interest in contemporary art, architecture, and design is preferred, but not essential.

The candidate will assist the President with all administration of the office and staff, including managing human resource aspects such as PTO, health insurance, maintaining the physical office space, including the ordering and maintenance of all supplies, and working with the financial controller on accounts payable and receivable. In addition, the candidate will be helping with vetting new business inquires, drafting and tracking contracts and monitoring/managing some other company inboxes.

The candidate will also be responsible for scheduling appointments, overseeing the company calendar, coordinating domestic and international staff travel arrangements, maintaining the company Google Workspace, and liaising with company vendors, including monitoring and maintaining office tech needs, social media platforms, and updating the company website. As such, a strong knowledge of Apple computers, Google Workspace, Microsoft Office 365, Airtable, Muck Rack, WordPress, and digital media is required.

Salary commensurate with experience and in line with a 30-hour work week. Benefits include full health care coverage including dental and eye, paid vacation and a bonus plan based on company and individual performance. 

The Office Manager reports to the President but works with other team members to ensure the smooth and efficient operations of the company.

Please visit our website to get a clearer sense of what we do, our client roster and some of our values.

Managing Director



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From our home in Lower Manhattan, HERE builds an inclusive community that nurtures artists of all backgrounds as they disrupt conventional expectations to create innovative performances in theatre, dance, music, puppetry, media, and visual art. By providing these genre-blending artists with an adaptive, flexible home for developing and producing their work, we share a range of perspectives reflective of the complexity of our city. HERE welcomes curious audiences to witness groundbreaking performances, responsive to the world in which we live, at free and affordable prices.

HERE strives to create an equitable, diverse, and inclusive home in which all people have fair access to the resources they need to realize their visions. We acknowledge structural inequities that exclude individuals and communities from opportunities based on race, gender, disability, sexual orientation, class, age, and geography, and seek to counter those inequities in our work. Through mindful actions on sustainability and regenerative practices, we work toward climate justice, and a safe, livable planet for present and future artmakers and audiences.



HERE seeks a Managing Director to begin in the Fall. Managing Director will report to the Founding Artistic Director and will act as the operating hub of the organization.

HERE produces and presents a very heavy season with unique challenges throughout.  The successful applicant will be detail-oriented, very well-organized, and will exhibit a calm demeanor, sense of humor, and deep commitment to equity and team-building work. 



  • Co-leads HERE’s organizational capacity and strategic planning with Artistic Director.
  • Supervises HERE’s day-to-day departmental activities, including Development, General Management, and Finance, working closely with the department heads in each of these areas and overseeing their activities.



General Management: 

  • Supervises General Manager and departmental staff – Business Administrator, Associate General Manager, and General Management Assistant – and oversees department timelines. 
  • Oversees the General Manager on contract preparation for all produced and presented Artists, as well as union negotiations, where applicable.
  • Oversees human resources, the day-to-day management of which is overseen by the Business Administrator.


  • Supervises and works closely with the General Manager, Business Administrator and Accounting Consultants to prepare annual, project specific and grant budgets. 
  • Liaises with the Board about finance issues, and maintains HERE’s banking relationships. 
  • Oversees income and cash management, closely oversees and tracks the institutional and project budgets, and oversees annual closings and audits.



  • Works with the Artistic Director and Development Department to develop annual fundraising goals and strategies for foundation, corporate, government and individual contributions that are both accurate and sustainable

Institutional Fundraising

  • Works with a grant writing consultant to fulfill HERE’s large portfolio of funding relationships, works with the Founding Artistic Director to build new funding relationships or navigate extant ones; participates in correspondence and advocacy activities with elected officials 

Individual Giving: 

  • Does direct outreach to and cultivation of individual donors for the purposes of setting up individual meetings and inviting them to events. Makes asks for contributions.
  • Works with the Individual Giving Manager to track progress toward goals; engages and solicits higher level donors; leads strategy on HERE’s donor programs; and writes campaign/appeal materials for HERE’s fundraising campaigns

Gala/Event Execution: 

  • Plays a primary role in planning, promoting, and executing events and in particular, an annual Gala. 

Project specific fundraising: 

  • Collaborates with PROTOTYPE team members and colleagues from Beth Morrison Projects on PROTOTYPE; communicates with Dream Music Puppetry’s producer on appealing to puppetry fans; and meets and collaborates with all Resident Artists and their line producers on how to best fundraise for their specific projects. 

Board Relations: 

  • Coordinates all Board Committee meetings with support from Individual Giving Manager for DEIJ and Advancement and General Manager for Finance 
  • Prepares agendas in collaboration with committee chairs  with support from Individual Giving Manager for DEIJ and Advancement and General Manager for Finance
  • Prepares agendas and board materials for quarterly Board Meetings in collaboration with Founding Artistic Director and Board Chair
  • Engages with Board Members to develop their annual cultivation and giving plans, and to keep them involved with HERE’s ongoing activities.



  • Attends performances at HERE and around the city to stay abreast of colleagues’ work.
  • Attends seminars, workshops, presentations, training sessions on a regular basis for organizational, Board, and professional development purposes. 
  • Attends national conferences on behalf of HERE.
  • Collaborates with other institutional leaders throughout the city to create better systems of support for artists and enhance HERE’s profile in the industry


The successful candidate will also have:

  • Understanding of the theatrical production process
  • Strong knowledge of union contracting and industry best-practices
  • Strong financial skills, including bookkeeping and budgeting
  • Strong knowledge of New York and Federal Labor Laws
  • Strong writing and communication skills
  • Familiarity with OvationTix or other donor software
  • A desire to promote antiracism work within a nonprofit organization and familiarity with the Community Centric Fundraising principles 
  • Advanced (Mac) computer knowledge, including basic networking understanding

Also Helpful:

  • Self-starter, organized, and highly detail-oriented
  • A passion for new work and for working directly with artists 
  • Eager to work independently as well as collaboratively on team projects
  • Knowledge of the New York City Cultural community
  • Desire to be part of a friendly forward-thinking community of staff, artists and supporters

We recognize that no one person will likely encompass all of the experience and qualities that we are seeking; thus, we welcome applicants with varied backgrounds and different applications of skills. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Applicants from populations underrepresented in the theater field are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, familial status, sexual orientation, national origin, ability, age, or veteran status.


Salary and Benefits:

  • Salary Range: high 70’s, low-80s 
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off with a two-week mandatory minimum
  • Health and Dental Insurance (with very small employee contribution)
  • Hybrid/Flexible work-from-home opportunities
  • Access to discounts and promotions from various vendors


Anticipated Start Date: Fall, 2022

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