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About Behind the Book:

Behind the Book is a literacy non-profit that serves students in high need NYC public schools.  Working with classrooms from Pre K-12, Behind the Book identifies books that speak to urban youth and partners with teachers to create immersive curriculum units by bringing the authors of those books into the classroom. Through a series of workshops, authors discuss their book and teach a genre of writing, encouraging students to see themselves as readers and writers and ultimately guiding them in the creation and publication of their own original writing and artwork. 

Job Summary

Behind the Book is seeking an experienced Art Teacher or Teaching Artist who will manage all aspects of art programming from conception through completion. The TA will conduct fun student-centered art programming that connects to the Behind the Book curriculum units in collaboration with the art team and program coordinators. The position requires travel to our partnering schools in NYC but will be virtual until further notice.

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Help maintain materials for all art programs.
  • Conduct programs in Pre K - 12th grade classes
  • Read the anchor texts
  • Confer with program coordinators on appropriate art projects for programs
  • Construct grade appropriate art instructions
  • Confer with book coordinator on technical requirements of projects for books
  • Write lesson plans and slide show presentations
  • Help maintain physical and digital files of lesson plans, slide show presentations, samples, and resources.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s preferred) in art education
  • At least 2 years teaching art in an urban setting
  • Creative and organized
  • Excellent facilitation skills
  • Able to work independently and collaboratively
  • Passion for literacy, reading and books
  • Fluent in Spanish (desired) 

Flexible schedule dependent on program schedule and weekly team meeting.

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Development Intern

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DEVELOPMENT INTERN

New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA)
Brooklyn, NY

Title: Development Intern

Department: Development 

Status: 2-3 days per week (15-18 hours per week)

Start Date: Around January 18, 2021              

End Date: Around April 30, 2020

Compensation: college credit available

PLEASE NOTE: This position will be fully remote, working from home until otherwise indicated.

The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) seeks a development intern who will acquire professional experience and understanding of the operations of a nonprofit development department, while assisting with event planning and fundraising initiatives.

  

Duties include:

Assisting with preparations for our annual Hall of Fame benefit and other online fundraising and cultivation activities.

Assisting staff with preparations and event operations for the Hall of Fame benefit on March 18th.

Providing support for grant writing and reporting, and conducting foundation research

Producing acknowledgement letters and other donor communications

Maintaining accurate donor records

Providing support for the spring wave of the Annual Appeal

Collaborating with development team to brainstorm and implement ideas to cultivate, support, and steward new and existing donors who are passionate about our work.

Providing general administrative support to the development team, and other duties as needed

 

Candidates should possess an interest and skill-set that includes:

Knowledge of arts and culture/non-profit organizations, particularly development/fundraising preferred, but not required

Prior experience cataloging artwork - strongly preferred

Event planning experience a plus

Proficiency in Microsoft Office

Basic graphic design experience a plus

Self-motivated, exceptional organizational and interpersonal skills, very detail-oriented, ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines

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Associate Curator

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At Indiewalls, we use technology to improve the independent art market, and we are looking for a hard-working, creative individual to join our Curatorial team. Our clients include boutique hotels, restaurant owners, high-end residential designers, and big brands. As an associate curator you will be responsible for helping them discover, purchase, and commission contemporary artwork from independent artists. Combine your love of art and design with your strong work ethic and passion for problem solving.

This position is a perfect fit for a creative with experience in art logistics and curating. Experience working in commercial art consulting is a bonus.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Advising clients/interior designers on suggested artworks, colors, sizes, locations, and any other specifications related to the artwork needs of their projects.
  • Helping artists develop concepts and proposals that fit our clients' needs.
  • Communicating with and retrieving all necessary materials from artists for projects; communicating with clients to determine all necessary requirements and specifications of a given artwork.
  • Working with a range of stakeholders to assure that all tasks related to your projects are completed on time and to specification
  • Sending quote requests and compiling quotes from a range of vendors with whom Indiewalls works; finding new vendors for unique projects.
  • Quality control – making sure that all artworks meet the client's final specs. In some instances this will mean inspecting artwork at artists' studios or manufacturing facilities.

Requirements:

  • 3+ years experience in art curating and/or operations; and/or interior design operations
  • Excellent eye for art and design; the confidence to make definitive curatorial decisions, selections, and recommendations
  • Stellar communication skills - both written/email, phone, and in-person
  • Ability to efficiently manage dozens of projects in various sizes simultaneously; working well under pressure; meeting deadlines
  • Strong grasp of applications including Gmail, Google Drive, and Adobe Suite
  • A knack for creative problem solving and proactive initiatives
  • Graphic Design work experience a big plus but not a must

Benefits

  • Work remote - even after the pandemic ;-)
  • Health Insurance
  • Unlimited paid vacation
  • 401K matching
  • Other fun art related perks

At Indiewalls, we are proactive with our intent to employ and work with a diverse group. This includes diversity in gender, race, ethnicity, religion, sexual identity, and socio-economic levels, as well as other forms of diversity that bring a wider range of perspectives to our work. We believe this incorporates our desire to encourage our community to grow based on our collective experiences, insights, values, and thoughts. We strive to add team members who will encourage new ideas, creativity, and growth while fostering the inclusive atmosphere we pride ourselves on.

Indiewalls is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, people of color and females are particularly encouraged to apply to our openings.

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Platform Project Manager

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$80,000 - $100,000
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November 30th, 2020

 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a bright, experienced Platform Project Manager to join Charcoalblue’s New York team based at our client’s offices in Manhattan. Due to COVID-19, this post will be remote until further notice.

This new role will form a key part of a managed service we provide one of our major clients. You will oversee the design and delivery of new products and platforms within events and experience spaces. This ecosystem of products and platforms will be installed in new facilities as part of our overall project management service.

The role requires strong project management and administration skills - and an ability to coordinate multiple teams effectively and efficiently across multiple disciplines.  The ideal candidate will have experience of managing projects that include software engineering, product development and the built environment.  A knowledge of AV technology and the construction industry is also required.

You will work directly with the client’s Experience Design Team and complement their strategic, cross functional work to maximize resources and productivity.

Charcoalblue is widely regarded as the most exciting and innovative theatre, events, acoustics and digital consultancy in the world. Since our foundation in the UK in 2004, we have grown to over 70 people worldwide, and Charcoalblue is now the largest organization of its kind. We have studios in London, Bristol, Glasgow, New York, Chicago and Melbourne.

To read more about the role and to apply, please click on the the link below. 

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Currently looking for a seamstress that knows how to create and grade patterns and can produce high quality work. Pay is negotiable. 

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OPEN CALL - Physique 57 Barre Trainer

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Wednesday, Feb. 26th

4-5pm

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UWS Studio | 2109 Broadway

Suite #206 | tel:212-259-0570

FOR THE OPEN CALL:

•  Please prepare 2-3 minutes of energetic fitness exercises, ideally in our Physique 57 style, that showcase your knowledge of anatomy, musicality, command, energy, and personality!

•  Pick an UPBEAT song and bring music on either an iPod or your phone.

•  Bring a copy of your headshot and resume with you. 

PHYSIQUE 57 is the pioneering leader of ballet-barre based fitness classes. We are a rapidly growing company with four studios in the New York City area as well as studios in Beverly Hills, Dubai, Bangkok, Mumbai, Manila, and Riyadh. We offer competitive pay and excellent benefits within our fast-paced, supportive, and entrepreneurial company culture.

Our trainers are a high-energy team of dynamic and creative individuals who change the lives and bodies of our clients every day. Our 200-hour training program produces the most effective and inspiring trainers in the fitness industry.

Applicants for the Trainer Role Should Possess:

•  Strong Communication and Interpersonal Skills

•  Charismatic, Motivational and Professional Personality

•  Flexible Schedule (Early Mornings, Evenings,    Weekends, and Holidays)

•  Ability to Commit to 1-Year Up Front

•  A Love of Fitness and Wellness

•  1 Year of Teaching Experience

•  A Background in Dance - Ballet, Jazz or Modern Preferred

•  Knowledge of Anatomy and Kinesiology

As our business continues to grow through video on demand and studio openings across the globe, there are plenty of opportunities to evolve with our company. We do require a 1-year commitment up front for you to fully immerse yourself in our company culture and grow into teaching.

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Paid Training Program

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WHEN: Wednesday, Feb. 26th 4-5pm WHERE: UWS Studio | 2109 Broadway Suite #206 | tel:212-259-0570
Listing Deadline: 
Sunday, May 31, 2020

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