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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Manager of Institutional Giving
Posted on June 13, 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 Manager of Institutional Giving is part of a two-person institutional giving team responsible for raising approximately $2.5 million in annual support. The role primarily manages a portfolio of small to mid level corporate, foundation, and government supporters, as well as takes a lead role with stewarding season sponsors. In addition, the Manager 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, interpersonal, and administrative skills.

The Manager reports to the Director of Institutional Giving and works closely with the Director of Development and the entire Development Department.

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 highly organized, motivated, and detail-oriented self-starters who work well within a fast-paced environment.

• Two to three years of experience in fundraising, preferably in institutional giving for a performing and/or visual arts organization, personal interest in arts and culture a plus
• Demonstrated ability to take initiative, and proactively manage multiple projects and priorities with concurrent and changing deadlines
• Entrepreneurial skill in developing cultivation strategies and presentation materials
• 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 a plus, with ability to work occasional nights, weekends, and holidays in support of events and programs

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

Please note that Park Avenue Armory employees are required to present proof of COVID-19 vaccination, including booster as soon as eligible.

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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