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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General Manager
Posted on October 27, 2021

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 General Manager is responsible for the business operations of the Armory’s Programming department, which annually produces 6 full-scale Drill Hall productions and new commissions, as well as 20 regular programs, including recitals, artists’ studios, and artists’ talks, among others.  The General Manager has primary responsibility for management of all programming related contracts, budgets, and schedules to ensure timely negotiation, execution, and implementation in support of Armory productions and programs.

The General Manager reports to the Producing Director on all programming business operations, and to the President and Executive Producer on budgets. The General Manager also works in close collaboration with the Producers and other Programming staff.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function to a high professional standard.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Ideal candidates will be organized, motivated, high-energy, hands-on self-starters who work well within a fast-paced environment.

• Minimum of 5 years of experience with a proven track record as a general manager of theatrical productions in dynamic environments with strict timelines.
• Substantial skill and experience with all aspects of contracting and contract management, including working knowledge of Actors Equity Association contracts and management.
• Demonstrated ability to develop and manage complex budgets with a track record of accuracy and high-level Excel skills.
• Experience improving existing systems and developing new processes for increased efficiency and productivity.
• Excellent organizational and recordkeeping abilities and attention to detail.
• Proven interpersonal skills and nuanced understanding of artists and artistic issues from hands on experience, with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Demonstrated ability to take initiative, proactively manage multiple priorities with tight and changing deadlines, and work both independently and collaboratively as part of a team.
• Sound judgment, professionalism, and discretion in handling confidential information and sensitive matters.
• Strong proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
• Availability to work nights, weekends, and holidays, as needed.

All applications should include a resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, and be emailed to HR@ARMORYONPARK.ORG with “General Manager” 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