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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Producer
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.

PRODUCER:
The Producer is part of a small team that is responsible for producing all of the Armory’s programs, which annually include 6 full-scale Drill Hall productions and new commissions, as well as 20 regular programs, such as recitals, artists’ studios, and artists’ talks, among others.  Key responsibilities include working with artists and/or companies to meet immediate and longer-term needs, hiring and managing temporary production staff, managing and executing schedules and contract terms, and serving as primary organizational liaison on assigned productions.

The Producer reports to the Producing Director and works in collaboration with the General Manager, the Armory’s Programming and Production teams, and temporary production staff.

QUALIFICATIONS
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 as a producer of theatrical productions in dynamic environments, preferably in non-profit performing arts and with a range of disciplines, including opera, dance, theater, and music.
• Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with a proven track record in both producing and presenting organizations.
• Demonstrated strength in budgeting, planning, contracting, scheduling, and implementing projects.
• 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.

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

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New York, NY 10065
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