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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Part Time Temporary Patron Lounge Host
Posted on April 15, 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.

PART TIME TEMPORARY PATRON LOUNGE HOST:
Park Avenue Armory is looking for friendly, enthusiastic, and reliable individuals with strong verbal communication skills to join the front lines of our Development team. All applicants must be available to work from May 25 to August 13 in the evenings from Monday to Friday, as well as Saturday matinee and evening shifts.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND OBJECTIVES:
• Greet and welcome patrons attending performances of Hamlet and Oresteia and validate entry to the patron lounge.
• Exemplify a professional demeanor in all interactions with patrons, guests, and fellow co-workers.
• Provide accurate information about the performance and building upon request, including future programing and membership options.
• Notify patrons that the performance will resume in a timely matter.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Passion for culture and theater, experience in a customer service environment, strong verbal communication skills, and the ability to work as a team player.

APPLICATION PROCESS:
The Patron Lounge Host starting rate is $18.00/hour. Interested candidates should submit resume and cover letter in a single Word or PDF document saved as candidate’s first and last name. All submissions should be emailed to HRDevelopment@armoryonpark.org with “Part Time Temporary Patron Lounge Host” in the subject line. Only resumes and cover letters 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

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