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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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Gallery Administrator

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Our San Francisco location is seeking an experienced administrator for a full-time position. The administrator must be flexible, have a positive attitude and willingness to learn, support the sales staff, and can work well under pressure and deadlines. The Gallery Administrator will need to balance day-to-day operations as well as larger ongoing projects, be self-motivated, and understand how to prioritize tasks. This is a wonderful opportunity to join an amazing team and established Art Gallery.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • B.A. or B.S, prefer related field such as Business or Liberal Arts.
  • MUST have at least 2 years’ experience in gallery role.
  • Located in the greater Bay Area, no out of state applications. 

Skills & Abilities:

  • Proficiency in Mac OS X, Microsoft Suite, Adobe Acrobat and Photoshop, Filemaker Pro, Wix or EditorX.
  • Requires exceptional writing, editing and proofreading skills, with emphasis in creative writing.
  • Ability to handle up to 20lbs.
  • Position will require attendance at gallery openings on evenings or weekends.
  • Role requires strong interpersonal and communication skills, as well as ability to problem solve 
  • Prefer experience with Adobe Creative Suite, InDesign & Premiere Pro.

Responsibilities:

  • Marketing & Website – keeping website & Artsy current,
  • creative writing, managing social media, 
  • Art Consultant support – Photoshop renderings of artworks on walls, creating appraisal letters, mailing books, photographing or videoing artworks for clients, screening client inquiries.
  • Exhibition management – keep track of exhibition deadlines, order vinyl lettering, photograph installation, coordinate with printer and mail house, creating and sending press releases
  • Events & Art Fair organization – coordination of art fair materials, pack or order supplies for fairs, prepare for gallery receptions.
  • General Office Management & Gallery Maintenance – file organization, IT support, facility maintenance, database upkeep.
  • Miscellaneous extra duties, such as assisting bookkeeper, as needed.

 

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Director of Arts and Cultural Planning

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$98,813-$111,731
Application Deadline: 
11/23/21

Reporting directly to the City Manager, the Director of Arts and Cultural Planning will coordinate the development and implementation of cultural initiatives and events for the City.  As part of the newly established Arts and Culture Division, the Director of Arts and Cultural Planning will collaborate with the Cambridge Arts Council and other City departments to expand Cambridge’s recognition and support of cultural heritage as a cornerstone of the Arts community and civic life.  Particular focus will be placed on increasing racial and cultural equity in the distribution of City resources for arts and culture initiatives.  Specific duties will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Develop and implement creative opportunities to integrate cultural traditions and artistic expression throughout civic life.
  • Manage projects related to arts and culture events, including program design and execution.
  • Serve as a liaison with diverse cultural communities to ensure City celebrations and events are community-driven and socioeconomically diverse.
  • Implement key recommendations from the Mayor’s Arts Task Force and Envision Cambridge. 
  • Collaborate successfully with the Cambridge Arts Council, City departments, and internal and external stakeholders at all levels, including the Cambridge Office for Tourism, and other organizations focused on economic development and the arts. 
  • Leverage untapped public and private foundation resources and development opportunities to increase City financial support for culturally diverse artists, art spaces and programming.
  • Work across City departments to eliminate institutional and structural barriers and promote a racially, ethnically, and socioeconomically diverse arts community; through the Public Art process, licensing and permitting, and related City processes.  
  • Strengthen the Central Square Cultural District and explore opportunities for additional designations and recognitions of culture in Cambridge. 
  • Collaborate with the Central Square Business Improvement District, city commercial districts and business organizations, and community groups to target arts-related outreach to area youth and vulnerable communities and enhance the city’s cultural identity.
  • Bolster artistic activity through audience building, artistic space making, and support for professional and nonprofessional artists, with a central focus on racial equity.
  • Build new networks of artists, arts and cultural organizations, institutions of higher learning, the business community, schools, and other local stakeholders.
  • Grow and lead the newly established Arts and Culture Division through entrepreneurial skills and creative thinking.
  • Perform related duties as required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field from an accredited four-year college or university or equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of professional experience in the arts and culture sector or community events.
  • Enthusiasm for expanding access to arts and cultural programming, with a particular focus on engaging underserved constituencies.
  • Commitment to diversity, antiracism, equity, and inclusion as guiding principles for the City as a whole, including arts and cultural activities.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current issues related to public art, cultural planning, and community development.
  • Creativity, flexibility, and capacity to develop new projects and initiatives.
  • Ability to work and interact effectively with individuals and groups with a variety of identities, cultures, backgrounds, and ideologies.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Exceptional leadership skills and ability to build consensus among stakeholders from all backgrounds and levels of professional experience.
  • Strong technology skills, including website development, social media management, use of inter- and intra-office communication tools such as Zoom, video conferencing, teleconferencing, and Microsoft Office suite.
  • The City of Cambridge's workforce, like the community it serves, is diverse. Applicants must have the ability to work and interact effectively with individuals and groups with a variety of identities, cultures, backgrounds, and ideologies

Preferred Background/Qualifications:

  • Experience with community organizing or grassroots campaigns.
  • Budget management experience.
  • Familiarity with Cambridge.

RATE:  $98,813-$111,731 + excellent benefits

 

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Audio Engineer

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$40,000 - $43,000
Application Deadline: 
11/26/2021

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Full-Time; Exempt Status 

Reports to:  Production Manager, Waterville Opera House

The audio engineer serves as a valuable member of the Waterville Creates (WC) team and provides critical support to the Waterville Opera House to design and mix sound for community theatre productions, concerts, venue rentals, and special events.  The audio engineer assists with the load in/out for events, runs projections, and performs equipment maintenance.  The audio engineer reports to the Production Manager of the Waterville Opera House.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities       

- Creates and maintains digital patch and signal flow for audio systems

- Designs sound for community theatre productions

    Designs and runs show effects

    Mixes sound for musical productions with casts of up to 30 performers

    Creates mic plots and prepares microphones and microphone packs

- Performs event duties (concerts, venue rentals, other)

    Loads in/out

    Mixes monitors and/or FOH as needed

    Serves as liaison with tour managers, stage managers, etc. to advance shows

- Gathers rental quotes for technical requirements, such as backline, microphones, etc.

- Runs technical elements of video and projections for theatre productions and concerts

- Runs technical elements of HD Broadcast Series (i.e. Live from The Metropolitan Opera)

- Adheres to and maintain safe practices and procedures

- Ensures the ongoing safety and maintenance of all audio, video, and electronics equipment

- Maintains up to date inventory of all audio, video and electronics equipment and recommends upgrades as required/needed

- Evening and weekend availability is required

- Supports all projects as needed/required

 

Knowledge/Skills/Experience Requirements 

- 2+ years audio engineering and/or design experience preferred

- Experience in a technical theatre environment

- Ability to effectively utilize QLab, Control Space, and Pro Tools

- Strong interest in being part of a team creating performing arts events

- Ability to lift and carry 50 pounds

- Experience and comfort working at heights of up to 30 feet

- Adept at using ladders and lifts

- Ability to read drafting, light plots, and other theatrical specifications

- Basic carpentry experience a plus

- A valid driver’s license

- Basic computer skills

- Proof of COVID 19 vaccination required

- Background check required

 

Physical Demands/Conditions/Requirements 

Work is performed in a theatre environment. Light lifting (up to 50 pounds) required. Full range of physical mobility including walking, sitting, standing, stooping, carrying, reaching and manual dexterity is required.  

Waterville Creates (WC) seeks qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds and lived experiences to apply for the opportunity to join our team. WC is committed to building a more equitable work environment that includes a wide array of voices. We believe a diverse workforce strengthens our organization by increasing representation, expanding access, and building a strong creative coalition for the work we undertake. Waterville Creates is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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Assistant Project Manager

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55,000/year

About the Company

Substrate offers a full-service solution to a vast array of fabrication and print projects including retail display, event production, architectural interiors, and pop-up shops. We encompass design, print, fabrication, and installation, working across a range of materials and technologies. Together with our partner, VariDirect Solutions, we employ 100+ people across our New York City and Los Angeles locations, executing local projects and national rollouts.

About the Position

This is a full-time position for an Assistant Project Manager assigned to an account team. The appropriate candidate will have strong communication skills and a solid work ethic. They will be expected to communicate directly with clients, vendors, subcontractors and the production team, so must have a professional and outgoing demeanor.

We are looking for a confident individual who is ready to hit the floor running with no additional training required.

Duties

Your duties may include, but will not be limited to:

 

o   Coordinating all outsourcing for the account team.

o   Placing all material orders and expediting delivery for the account team (POs and RFQ).

o   Scheduling logistics for the account team in collaboration with the logistics management group.

o   Scheduling all installs and associated logistics with install managers.

o   Confirm all build drawings and distribute to floor lead and management team.

o   Assisting Account Manager as required.

o   Additional duties as assigned.

Requirements

o   Sense of urgency and ability to meet deadlines under pressure whilst maintaining a positive attitude.

o   Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

o   Effectively communicate and remain professional at all times.

o   Willingness to work overtime and weekends when necessary to deliver the projects on time.

o   Ability to work within a team to consistently achieve an exceptional standard of quality.

Compensation

This is a full-time position. Candidates can expect to work longer hours at times. The candidate’s rate will be based on experience and skill level.

Benefits

- (8) Paid National Holidays

- (40) hours sick leave after 3-months employment

- (80) hours paid vacation after 6-months employment (accrual basis)

- 401k Package with company matching after 1-year of employment

- Health insurance option

- Pre-tax commuter benefit program

How to Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter for review.

EEO Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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