Career Opportunities

Opportunities at Park Avenue Armory range from volunteers to full-time positions. Please keep checking back to see what opportunities await you. The Armory is always looking for enthusiastic people from all walks of life to help further our mission to revitalize one of America’s historic treasures as a dynamic alternative arts space unlike any other in New York. As we receive hundreds of applicants for every opening (including volunteer opportunities) we are unable to respond to each person individually, but will definitely reach out should your skills match our current needs. Thank you for your interest in Park Avenue Armory!

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Development Coordinator
Posted on August 1, 2022

Part American palace, part industrial shed, Park Avenue Armory is dedicated to supporting unconventional works in the visual and performing arts that need non-traditional spaces for their full realization, enabling artists to create and audiences to experience epic and adventurous presentations that cannot be mounted elsewhere in New York City.

The Development Coordinator is part of a two-person team responsible for raising approximately $2.5 million in annual support.  The role primarily assists in managing a portfolio of small to mid-level corporate, foundation, and government supporters, and works closely with the Director of Institutional Giving to cultivate and maintain a pipeline of institutional funders and sponsors. In addition, the Development Coordinator plays an important part in funder research and identifying new funding opportunities, while assisting with other institutional giving fundraising priorities as needed.  The work requires excellent writing, communication, and administrative skills.

The Development Coordinator reports to the Director of Institutional Giving and works with the Director of Development and collaboratively with the entire Development Department.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. A successful candidate will meet many of these requirements and have the desire and capacity to learn the rest on the job. Ideal candidates will be highly organized, motivated, and detail-oriented self-starters who work well within a fast-paced environment.

• Demonstrated ability to take initiative, and proactively manage multiple projects and priorities with concurrent and changing deadlines.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Excellent administrative and organizational skills, with strong attention to detail.
• Strength working both independently and collaboratively as part of a team • Strong proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, as well as in internet research; Tessitura or similar database knowledge a plus.
• Event experience is a plus, with the ability to work occasional nights, weekends, and holidays in support of events and programs.
• Please note that Park Avenue Armory employees work onsite during weekday office hours and are required to present proof of Covid-19 vaccination, including booster as soon as eligible. Requests for reasonable accommodations for medical, religious, or other reasons will be considered in accordance with applicable law.

• 1+ years of experience in administrative fundraising and/or project management or the equivalent combination of experience sufficient to successfully perform essential functions of the job.
• Experience working in Development for a performing and/or visual arts organization or non-profit, personal interest in arts and culture a plus.
• Experience writing grants.
• Event experience is a plus, with the ability to work occasional nights, weekends, and holidays in support of events and programs.

Research shows that women and people from underrepresented groups often apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. We recognize that it is highly unlikely that someone meets 100% of the qualifications for a role. If much of this job posting describes you, then please apply for this role.

Park Avenue Armory provides equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, pregnancy, alienage or citizenship status, marital status or domestic partner status, genetic information, genetic predisposition or carrier status, gender identity, HIV status, military status and any other category protected by law in all employment decisions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and apprenticeship, promotion, upgrading, demotion, downgrading, transfer, lay-off and termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment.

Compensation starts at $50,000 annually, commensurate with experience. This position is Non-Exempt.

All applications should include a resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, and be emailed to HR@ARMORYONPARK.ORG with “Development Coordinator” in the subject line.  Only applications submitted in this format will be reviewed.  No phone calls, please

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Park Avenue Armory is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to building a culturally diverse staff. Applications from all interested candidates are strongly encouraged.

643 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10065
(212) 616-3930