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Established in 1929, The Museum of Modern Art is the world’s preeminent institution dedicated to the art of our time. With a dynamic exhibition program and one of the world’s largest collections of modern and contemporary art, MoMA bridges the past and present, the established and the experimental, bringing new ideas to over three million onsite visitors per year—and many more millions in the digital realm. We offer an exciting, inclusive work environment for innovative, talented individuals who are eager to take part in MoMA’s mission, responding to new ideas and initiatives with insight, imagination, and intelligence.

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Associate Controller

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Beaumont and Nancy Newhall Curatorial Fellow | Photography

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CMAP Coordinator

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Curatorial Assistant, Contemporary

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Curatorial Assistant, Modern Design

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Department Assistant, Architecture and Design

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Development Assistant, Research

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Development Associate, Major Gifts

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Financial Operations Coordinator

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Guest Assistant, Lobby (Multiple Openings)

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Internal Auditor

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The Studio Museum in Harlem and MoMA Joint Fellowship

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MoMA PS1 jobs

MoMA PS1 champions how art and artists are at the intersection of the social, cultural, and political issues of their time. Providing audiences with the agency to ask questions, access to knowledge, and a forum for public debate, PS1 has offered insight into artists’ diverse worldviews for more than 40 years. Founded in 1976 by Alanna Heiss, the institution was a defining force in the alternative space movement in New York City, transforming a nineteenth century public schoolhouse in Long Island City into a site for artistic experimentation and creativity. Led by Kate Fowle, who was appointed Director in 2019, PS1 is currently implementing an 18-month Strategic Transition Plan to re-envision the institution for the future. With an FY21 budget of approximately $7-8M, PS1 has been a member of New York City’s Cultural Institutions Group (CIG) since 1982, and affiliated with The Museum of Modern Art since 2000.

Development Associate, Donor Relations and Special Events

Full-time, Exempt

The Development Associate, Donor Relations and Special Events is an integral member of the External Affairs team, with the primary responsibility of helping PS1 deepen relationships with our donors and supporting the planning and execution of Museum fundraising events. The Associate will work closely with development staff to support and streamline communication and engagement with the PS1 Board of Trustees, other major donors, and members of PS1’s newly established Greater New Yorkers patron group . Working closely with the Director of Individual Giving, this position will be responsible for coordinating the planning and production of all onsite and offsite donor events, including exhibition openings, private donor tours and cultivation events, and PS1’s major annual benefit gala.

Under the guidance of the Director of Individual Giving, the Associate will develop a detailed understanding of individual fundraising at PS1 and support solicitation tracking and event management for Museum-wide fundraising events. The Associate will also support work with the PS1 Board of Trustees and work closely with peer departments within The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).

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Supervision

This position reports to the Director of Individual Giving but will work closely with teams across PS1, including with Finance and Accounting, Communications, Curatorial, Visitor Engagement, Operations, and the Director’s Office. This role has direct interaction with donors and provides critical support to building and maintaining donor relationships.

This position has joint supervision of seasonal Development interns.

Responsibilities

  • Support the strategic planning, and implementation of a robust schedule of PS1 donor events for a diverse range of constituencies and supporters
  • Manage the logistics of PS1 donor events, both onsite and virtual, including overseeing set up, rentals, guests lists, seating charts, donation and pledge trackers
  • Conduct individual donor prospect research; supporting the Director of Individual Giving with solicitation, outreach, and additional communication and engagement
  • Oversee the planning and execution of quarterly PS1 Board of Trustee meetings and support meetings of Committees of the Board
  • Develop materials and slide decks for presentations and meetings, as necessary.
  • Prepare and manage communication and work collaboratively with peer departments with the Museum of Modern Art
  • Oversee the completion of monthly department expense report
  • Support donor engagement, ensuring high quality experiences when visiting PS1 and supporting all requests from PS1 Departments, the Museum of Modern Art, and partner cultural institutions with managing onsite donor experience

Qualifications

  • Two (2) years of work experience in development, focusing on special events, patron groups, or individual giving, preferably in a museum or arts non-profit.
  • Strong organizational ability, analytical skills, and attention to detail.
  • Experience with event planning and executing fundraising events, galas, and small gatherings required.
  • Demonstrated strength in interpersonal communications, ability to communicate and work productively and collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders, internal and external.
  • Ability to work in MS Office, G Suite, and adaptability to new, emergent technologies used in support of events and development.
  • Ability to work independently, manage multiple tasks, and balance priorities, while working in a collaborative setting that involves shared decision-making and program responsibility.
  • Exceptional judgment, professionalism, and discretion in handling confidential and sensitive situations and matters.
  • Ability to participate in events during evenings and weekends.

Compensation and Benefits

This position is permanent and full-time with a salary range of $53,000-$58,500. Benefits include 20 days paid vacation leave; 10 days paid sick leave; 10 paid holidays; and 3 paid personal days; participation in a 401(k); life insurance; medical/health (including visual and dental); transit, health, and dependent care FSA; and pension plan.

To Apply

Please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected] and include “Development Associate, Donor Relations and Special Events” in the subject line. For more information about MoMA PS1, please visit https://www.moma.org/ps1.

Please be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the open positions. Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at MoMA PS1.

MoMA PS1 is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or political affiliation.

Development Associate, Foundation and Corporate Relations

Full-time, Exempt

The Development Associate, Foundation and Corporate Relations is an integral member of the External Affairs team, with the primary responsibility of helping PS1 deepen relationships with foundations, corporate sponsors, and government agencies. The Associate will work closely with development staff on research and writing to support fundraising activities as well as to manage donor databases and reporting. This is an exciting position for an organized individual with strong written communications skills and demonstrated success identifying institutional prospects, maintaining administrative workflows, and ensuring the integrity of the Museum’s development data.

Under the guidance of the Assistant Director of Institutional Giving, the Associate will develop a detailed understanding of the grantmaking process and support in drafting and submitting proposals to grantmaking institutions in support of PS1. The Associate will also work closely with peer departments at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).

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Supervision

This position reports to the Assistant Director of Institutional Giving but will work closely across PS1, including with Finance and Accounting, Communications, Curatorial, Visitor Engagement, Operations, and the Director’s Office. This role has some direct interaction with donors and provides critical support to building and maintaining donor relationships.

This position has joint supervision of seasonal Development interns.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain and oversee data entry for the Development Team, ensuring accurate and reliable data for reporting and communication with foundations and individual donors (grants, donations, and gift processing)
  • Prepare drafts for grant applications; manage grant calendar and ensure all reporting requirements and acknowledgement are executed on time
  • Conduct prospective research and support the development of PS1’s network of foundations and grant opportunities.
  • Provide drafts and support with copyediting PS1’s grant proposals, gather all required material and information for submission.
  • Develop materials and slide decks for presentations and meetings, as necessary.
  • Draft and support the submission of PS1’s end- of- year reporting across various internal and government systems.
  • Support internal reporting to departments in the Museum of Modern Art and at PS1

Qualifications

  • Two (2) years of work experience in development, focusing on foundation, institutional giving, and/or grantmaking; preferably in a museum or arts non-profit.
  • Strong organizational ability, analytical skills, and attention to detail.
  • Exceptional written communications skills, grant writing experience preferred.
  • Proficient in MS Office, including mail merges and spreadsheet data management. Experience with Salesforce or equivalent development database software (Raiser’s Edge, etc.) is strongly preferred.
  • Ability to communicate and work productively and collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders, internal and external.
  • Ability to work independently, manage multiple tasks, and balance priorities, while working in a collaborative setting that involves shared decision-making and program responsibility.
  • Exceptional judgment, professionalism, and discretion in handling confidential and sensitive situations and matters.
  • Passion for and understanding of MoMA PS1’s mission and program work.
  • Ability to speak one of the top five (5) languages spoken in Queens, NY (Spanish, Chinese, Bengali, Korean, Russian) is an asset.

Compensation and Benefits

This position is permanent and full-time with a salary range of $53,000-$58,500. Benefits include 20 days paid vacation leave; 10 days paid sick leave; 10 paid holidays; and 3 paid personal days; participation in a 401(k); life insurance; medical/health (including visual and dental); transit, health, and dependent care FSA; and pension plan.

To Apply

Please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected] and include “Development Associate, Foundation and Corporate Relations” in the subject line. For more information about MoMA PS1, please visit https://www.moma.org/ps1.

Please be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the open positions. Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at MoMA PS1.

MoMA PS1 is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or political affiliation.

Director of Program Production

Full-time

PS1 is seeking an experienced, dynamic Director of Program Production to oversee the implementation of all the Museum’s public-facing activities. Working with a full time team of seven (7) and seasonal staff, the Director of Program Production leads the planning, design, and implementation of all exhibitions, commissions, activations, performances, and learning initiatives, including reviewing and negotiating contracts and related agreements, as well as managing timelines and deliverables. Overseeing a departmental budget of around $1MM, the Director of Program Production will work closely with artists, guest curators, and the Curatorial, Communications, Development, Visitor Engagement, Strategic Partnerships, Finance, and Operations teams at PS1, to ensure the 50,000-square foot, non-traditional, indoor programming spaces—along with the Courtyard and Plaza—provide the engaging and inclusive campus that PS1 is championed for.

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We recognize that a successful candidate will meet many of the requirements listed on this job description, but may not meet 100% of the qualifications. If much of this job description describes you, we encourage you to apply for this role.

Supervision

This position reports to the Museum Director, works closely with the Deputy Director and Curator, and will supervise a Program Production team consisting of the Project Manager for Exhibitions, Project Manager for Performance and Events, Project Manager for Activations, Project Manager for Learning, the Production Coordinator, Registrar, and the Exhibition and Production Designer. In collaboration with Exhibitions and Production Designer, guide and oversee seasonal exhibition installation staff.

Responsibilities

  • Lead the planning, development, design and installation of both in-house and externally organized exhibitions, as well as Homeroom activations, Warm Up, performances, screenings, workshops, and other live programs, as well as learning initiatives.
  • Oversee the Museum’s programming and production calendars. Liaise closely with Curatorial and Communications Departments to ensure expectations for programming are aligned with staff, budget, and schedule capacity.
  • Working closely with the General Counsel’s office and Deputy Director, review and negotiate all exhibition and program related contracts and agreements, ensuring fulfillment of contractual obligations; including artist agreements, loan agreements, commissions, residency agreements, and production contracts.
  • Serve as the liaison with all Museum departments to ensure that programs— including those co-organized by guest curators or partner institutions—are developing on schedule and within budget.
  • Create processes and implement tools to increase efficiency and foster cross departmental collaboration throughout PS1 and with the various program production teams at MoMA.
  • Support and guide staff on issues pertaining to program planning, insurance, lender, and artist requirements.
  • Engage in strategic and long-range planning of the Museum’s programs to create a well-balanced calendar that supports the PS1’s vision and institution wide priorities
  • Build and oversee annual Program budgets (currently totaling $1M.) Ensure alignment with revenue and expense projections through tracking of individual program budgets. Maintain accurate reporting to Finance and Development as requested.
  • Manage and supervise a diverse production team: Registrar, Exhibition & Production Designer, Project Managers, Production Coordinator; and seasonal staff when needed.
  • Oversee Programs production meetings as executed by Project Managers.
  • Collaborate with Operations and Deputy Director on public facing capital projects.
  • Participate in working committees such as Curatorial & Program Planning, Building Sub-Committee, Strategy and Finance, and MoMA Exhibition Committee

Experience

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • At least 5 years relevant experience managing complex visual and performing arts programs or similar, including financial analysis, insurance, strategic planning and budgets.
  • Experience with fine arts insurance, and knowledge of standard museum loan and registration practices.
  • Experience with art handling, transportation, and knowledge of best practices.
  • Experience with management, supervision, and guidance of skilled teams.
  • Experience in developing and managing budgets of at least $1M annually.
  • High degree of organizational skill and ability to handle multiple projects in various stages of development; demonstrated ability to proactively prioritize and manage time, juggle multiple duties and tasks, and meet deadlines.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, effective and professional and professional negotiating skills, strong interpersonal skills, effective and professional negotiating skills, discretion and diplomacy.
  • Proficient with Excel spreadsheets, museum databases systems, bookkeeping and accounting procedures.
  • Demonstrated initiative and administrative ability as required to work and understand the goals of a small curatorial and program support team in formulating and implementing an ambitious program of temporary exhibitions and events.
  • Sufficient flexibility in management style and approach to understand and subtly adjust to address potentially complex situations which may require a quick turnaround.
  • Ability to maintain a professional and positive attitude in fast-paced environment.
  • A strong interest in working in an environment that centers social justice.
  • Exceptional judgment, professionalism, and discretion in handling confidential and sensitive situations and matters.

Compensation

This position is permanent and full-time with a salary range of $100,000-$115,000.

To Apply MoMA PS1 is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or political affiliation.

Please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected] and include “Director of Programs Production” in the subject line. For more information about MoMA PS1, please visit https://www.moma.org/ps1.

Please be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the open positions. Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at MoMA PS1.

Special Projects Coordinator and Executive Assistant, Director’s Office

Full-time, Exempt

The Special Projects Coordinator and Executive Assistant manages the Director’s Office in a highly creative and fast-paced environment supporting the daily work of PS1’s Director, as well as any special projects and programming initiatives.

Responsibilities include prioritizing and scheduling the Director’s time; prepping and overseeing various initiatives; running day-to-day operations of the Office; and handling communications with the PS1 team, as well as Board, funders, artists, external partners, and supporters. The Special Projects Coordinator and Executive Assistant will work closely with senior leadership to ensure all institutional strategic goals are being met in a timely manner and providing feedback as necessary.

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Supervision

The Special Projects Coordinator and the Executive Assistant reports to the Director; works in close collaboration with the senior management of the museum; and directly oversees interns and fellows working within the Director’s Office.

Responsibilities

  • Serves as a general assistant to the Director, supporting interdepartmental communication and coordination within the Museum, along with managing external requests from donors, Board members, artists, and partners.
  • Manages the Director’s calendar and meetings; liaises with the PS1 leadership team, including anticipatory prep for meetings and working closely with pertinent teams on materials and logistics.
  • Assists and supports the Director during Museum events and meetings, by coordinating and managing logistics, as well as taking minutes when necessary.
  • Manages and tracks the Director’s email and correspondence; compiles information for response and/or responds on their own initiative where appropriate; oversees and coordinates communications pipeline for senior leadership and external parties.
  • Liaises with high level trustees; prospects, supporters, artists, government officials, gallerists, curators, press contacts, and Museum staff on behalf of the Director.
  • Coordinates and organizes special projects and initiatives in conjunction with other Museum staff or consultants, as authorized by the Director; coordinates the implementation of initiatives on behalf of the Director and supports the preparation of materials for the Director’s review and approval.
  • Manages the budget and expense reporting for the Director, meets monthly with the Director of Finance to review and monitor expenditures on the departmental budget, prepares reports and submits requests on behalf of the Director and with regards to Special Projects being managed.
  • Prepares and organizes visual materials and text for the Director’s presentations at symposia, conferences, and meetings of the Board and Board committees.
  • Manages and coordinates weekly calendar meetings with a cross-departmental presence; tracks and oversees weekly action items and follow throughs.
  • Conducts art historical, sociological, and cultural research; prepares artist dossiers; and prepares projects and proposals, as needed.
  • Coordinates and manages all domestic and international travel for the Director.

Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Minimum four years of experience in progressively responsible administrative roles in arts, cultural, or other non-profit organizations, with experience supporting senior staff strongly preferred.
  • Exceptional judgment, professionalism, and discretion in handling confidential and sensitive situations and matters.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills, experience with high level donor communication.
  • Experience in coordinating and managing special projects for senior Museum staff and department heads.
  • Demonstrated ability to proactively prioritize and manage time, juggle multiple duties and tasks, and meet deadlines.
  • Experience managing multiple projects with competing deadlines; anticipating project needs and problem solving accordingly.
  • Tech savvy with strong computer skills, including strong knowledge and proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google Drive, social media platforms, and video conferencing platforms.
  • Accessibility and availability to work, as needed, outside of normal business hours in response to urgent and international schedules, and availability to participate in evening and weekend Museum programs and events.
  • Experience in managing and supervising support staff and/or interns, and working productively and collaboratively with senior management staff.
  • Ability to maintain a highly professional, positive, and flexible demeanor with rapid and shifting priorities.
  • Proven organizational ability, analytical skills, and attention to detail.
  • Ability to speak one of the top five (5) languages spoken in Queens, NY (Spanish, Chinese, Bengali, Korean, Russian) is an asset.

Compensation and Benefits

This position is permanent and full-time with a salary of $60,000. Benefits include 20 days paid vacation leave; 10 days paid sick leave; 10 paid holidays; and 3 paid personal days; participation in a 401(k); life insurance; medical/health (including visual and dental); transit, health, and dependent care FSA; and pension plan.

To Apply

Please send an email and attach your resume and cover letter to [email protected] and include “Executive Assistant, Director’s Office” in the subject line. For more information about PS1, please visit www.moma.org/PS1. Applications will be accepted until March 26, 2021 and will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

PS1 is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or political affiliation.

Please be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the open positions. Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at PS1.

Development Associate, Foundation and Corporate Relations

Full-time, Exempt

The Development Associate, Foundation and Corporate Relations is an integral member of the External Affairs team, with the primary responsibility of helping PS1 deepen relationships with foundations, corporate sponsors, and government agencies. The Associate will work closely with development staff on research and writing to support fundraising activities as well as to manage donor databases and reporting. This is an exciting position for an organized individual with strong written communications skills and demonstrated success identifying institutional prospects, maintaining administrative workflows, and ensuring the integrity of the Museum’s development data.

Under the guidance of the Assistant Director of Institutional Giving, the Associate will develop a detailed understanding of the grantmaking process and support in drafting and submitting proposals to grantmaking institutions in support of PS1. The Associate will also work closely with peer departments at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).

More information

Supervision

This position reports to the Assistant Director of Institutional Giving but will work closely across PS1, including with Finance and Accounting, Communications, Curatorial, Visitor Engagement, Operations, and the Director’s Office. This role has some direct interaction with donors and provides critical support to building and maintaining donor relationships.

This position has joint supervision of seasonal Development interns.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain and oversee data entry for the Development Team, ensuring accurate and reliable data for reporting and communication with foundations and individual donors (grants, donations, and gift processing)
  • Prepare drafts for grant applications; manage grant calendar and ensure all reporting requirements and acknowledgement are executed on time
  • Conduct prospective research and support the development of PS1’s network of foundations and grant opportunities.
  • Provide drafts and support with copyediting PS1’s grant proposals, gather all required material and information for submission.
  • Develop materials and slide decks for presentations and meetings, as necessary.
  • Draft and support the submission of PS1’s end- of- year reporting across various internal and government systems.
  • Support internal reporting to departments in the Museum of Modern Art and at PS1

Qualifications

  • Two (2) years of work experience in development, focusing on foundation, institutional giving, and/or grantmaking; preferably in a museum or arts non-profit.
  • Strong organizational ability, analytical skills, and attention to detail.
  • Exceptional written communications skills, grant writing experience preferred.
  • Proficient in MS Office, including mail merges and spreadsheet data management. Experience with Salesforce or equivalent development database software (Raiser’s Edge, etc.) is strongly preferred.
  • Ability to communicate and work productively and collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders, internal and external.
  • Ability to work independently, manage multiple tasks, and balance priorities, while working in a collaborative setting that involves shared decision-making and program responsibility.
  • Exceptional judgment, professionalism, and discretion in handling confidential and sensitive situations and matters.
  • Passion for and understanding of MoMA PS1’s mission and program work.
  • Ability to speak one of the top five (5) languages spoken in Queens, NY (Spanish, Chinese, Bengali, Korean, Russian) is an asset.

Compensation and Benefits

This position is permanent and full-time with a salary range of $53,000-$58,500. Benefits include 20 days paid vacation leave; 10 days paid sick leave; 10 paid holidays; and 3 paid personal days; participation in a 401(k); life insurance; medical/health (including visual and dental); transit, health, and dependent care FSA; and pension plan.

To Apply

Please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected] and include “Development Associate, Foundation and Corporate Relations” in the subject line. For more information about MoMA PS1, please visit https://www.moma.org/ps1.

Please be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the open positions. Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at MoMA PS1.

MoMA PS1 is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or political affiliation.

External Affairs Assistant

Full-time, Non-Exempt

MoMA PS1 is seeking an External Affairs Assistant to support the core administrative functions of the External Affairs team, with a focus on supporting Development activities. The Assistant will be responsible for all aspects of gift processing, reporting, and data entry, and will provide critical support for communications with donors at every level, research to help expand PS1’s community of supporters, and planning for a wide range of events—from press previews and community programs to intimate donor cultivation events and meetings of the Board of Directors.

As an integral member of the External Affairs team, made up of communications and development staff working holistically to engage donors, key constituents, and the general public with PS1 and our programming, the Assistant will develop a detailed understanding of fundraising practices and processes at PS1, and will also work closely and collaboratively with peer departments at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).

More information

We recognize that a successful candidate will meet many of the requirements listed on this job description, but may not meet 100% of the qualifications. If much of this job description describes you, we encourage you to apply for this role.

Supervision

This position jointly reports to the Director of External Affairs, and supports the work of the entire External Affairs team, particularly Development.

Responsibilities

Data Integrity and Reporting

  • Maintain data entry, gift processing, contribution receipting, and reporting, and serve as the liaison between MoMA PS1 and MoMA’s Gift Processing team.
  • Update Salesforce donor database and manage data for individual and institutional donations.
  • Support the drafting and submission of PS1’s end-of-year reporting across various internal and government systems.
  • Support internal reporting to departments at PS1 and the Museum of Modern Art
  • Reconcile monthly reports for the department and oversee the completion of expense reports.

Donor Relations

  • Facilitate and execute research on prospective individual and institutional donors.
  • Support the drafting and design of materials and presentations for donor solicitation and proposals.
  • Support meeting logistics and communications for Board of Trustees meetings and meetings of Committees of the Board.
  • Coordinate the drafting, production, and final execution of email newsletters and updates to key stakeholders.

Events

  • Support all steps of planning and producing External Affairs events, including onsite, offsite, and virtual events, as well as PS1’s annual spring benefit.
  • Serve as a primary point of contact for the logistics and set up for External Affairs events, including coordination of rentals, catering, staffing, check-in, and other event components.
  • Support the management of guest lists, seating charts, and donation and pledge trackers during major gift campaigns and benefits.

Additional administrative and project management responsibilities, as needed.

Experience

  • At least one year of work experience in administration, preferably in a non-profit setting.
  • Strong organizational ability, analytical skills, and attention to detail.
  • Ability to communicate and work productively and collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders, internal and external.
  • Proficient in MS Office and G Suite, including mail merges and spreadsheet data management. Preference for experience with Salesforce or equivalent development database software (Raiser’s Edge, etc).
  • Ability to work independently, manage multiple tasks, and balance priorities, while working in a collaborative setting that involves shared decision-making and program responsibility.
  • Exceptional judgment, professionalism, and discretion in handling confidential and sensitive situations and matters.
  • Ability to participate in events during evenings and weekends.
  • Passion for and understanding of PS1’s mission and program and the contemporary art ecosystem.
  • Ability to speak one of the top five (5) languages spoken in Queens, NY (Spanish, Chinese, Bengali, Korean, Russian) is an asset.

Compensation

This position is permanent and full-time with a salary range of $45,000-$50,000.

To Apply

Please send an email and attach your resume and cover letter to [email protected] and include “External Affairs Assistant” in the subject line. For more information about PS1, please visit www.moma.org/PS1.

PS1 is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or political affiliation.

Please be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the open positions. Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at PS1.

Manager of Individual Giving

Full-time

The Manager of Individual Giving is an essential member of PS1’s External Affairs team—made up of communications and development staff working holistically to engage donors, key constituents, and the general public with PS1 and our programming. This new role is an opportunity for a candidate who has the vision to think creatively to build distinctive donor programs that reflect the artist-centric, experimental DNA of the institution, and embrace new strategies in supporting artists and communities.

The Manager will work collaboratively to create new pathways for individual donors, and to conceptualize, plan, and execute on-site and off-site donor events. This position has direct interaction with donors and provides critical support to building and maintaining donor relationships.

A core element of this work will be the development of consistent and creative programming for the newly-launched Greater New Yorkers donor group, as well as exhibition openings, private donor tours and cultivation events, and PS1’s major annual spring benefit. Key to the role is an intrinsic understanding of NYC cultural life, and familiarity with social justice and community engagement practices.

Under the guidance of the Director of Individual Giving, the Manager will develop a detailed understanding of individual fundraising at PS1 and contribute in a significant way to cultivation, stewardship, and the development of programs to attract and retain new supporters and build new fundraising channels to support the evolution of the organization. The Manager will also support work with the PS1 Board of Trustees and other community partners and stakeholders, and work closely with peer departments within The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).

More information

We recognize that a successful candidate will meet many of the requirements listed on this job description, but may not meet 100% of the qualifications. If much of this job description describes you, we encourage you to apply for this role.

Supervision

This position reports to the Director of Individual Giving and works closely with the External Affairs team and the Director of PS1.

This position has joint supervision of seasonal Development interns.

Responsibilities

  • Work with the Director of Individual Giving to build and grow the Greater New Yorkers patron group ($10,000/year), and develop new strategies to identify, solicit, and steward new local, national, and international supporters for the group, PS1 programs, and other giving initiatives.
  • Lead the planning, conceptualization, and implementation of a robust schedule of unique and dynamic donor events for a diverse range of supporters that is responsive to both the PS1 program and the broader cultural landscape.
  • Serve as a key member of the team planning PS1’s annual spring benefit; responsibilities include organizing core elements of the fundraising appeal and serving as a key point of contact for vendors, catering, and other elements of the event production.
  • Oversee the planning and logistics for PS1 donor events throughout the year (onsite, off-site, and virtual) including set up, guests lists, seating charts, and donation and pledge trackers.
  • Conduct individual donor prospect research; supporting the Director of Individual Giving with solicitation, outreach, and additional communication and engagement.
  • Develop materials and slide decks for presentations and meetings, as necessary.
  • Regularly collaborate with teams across PS1, including with Finance and Accounting, Curatorial, Visitor Engagement, Operations, and the Director’s Office.
  • Support donor engagement, ensuring high quality experiences when visiting PS1 and supporting all requests from PS1 Departments, the Museum of Modern Art, and partner cultural institutions with managing onsite donor experience.

Experience

  • 3-5 years work experience in development, focusing on special events, donor groups, or individual giving, preferably in a museum or arts non-profit.
  • Experience with event planning and executing fundraising events, galas, and small gatherings required.
  • A strong understanding of the cultural landscape in New York City and globally, and demonstrated experience working within networks of influencers, artists, and cultural practitioners.
  • Strong organizational ability, analytical skills, and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated strength in interpersonal communications, ability to communicate and work productively and collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders, internal and external.
  • Ability to work in MS Office, G Suite, and adaptability to new, emergent technologies used in support of events and development.
  • Ability to work independently, manage multiple tasks, and balance priorities, while working in a collaborative setting that involves shared decision-making and program responsibility.
  • Exceptional judgment, professionalism, and discretion in handling confidential and sensitive situations and matters.
  • Ability to participate in fundraising events during evenings and weekends.
  • Passion for and understanding of PS1’s mission and program.
  • Ability to speak one of the top five (5) languages spoken in Queens, NY (Spanish, Chinese, Bengali, Korean, Russian) is an asset.

Compensation

This position is permanent and full-time with a salary range of $65,000-$70,000.

To Apply

Please send an email and attach your resume and cover letter to [email protected] and include “Manager of Individual Giving” in the subject line. For more information about PS1, please visit www.moma.org/PS1.

PS1 is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or political affiliation.

Please be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the open positions. Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at PS1.

Production Coordinator

Full-time

PS1 seeks a full time Production Coordinator to support the audio, visual and streaming production needs of museum wide programming; including but not limited to performances, public events and rentals. The Production Coordinator works closely with Project Managers and staff from the Exhibitions, Performance & Commissions, Community Allyship, Learning, and Digital teams. Through collaboration with Curatorial, Operations, and External Affairs the Production Coordinator will help plan and implement the technical component of live events at PS1.

More information

We recognize that a successful candidate will meet many of the requirements listed on this job description, but may not meet 100% of the qualifications. If much of this job description describes you, we encourage you to apply for this role.

Supervision

The Production Coordinator will report to the Director of Programs. The Production Coordinator is responsible for on-site supervision of Production Assistants and outside Contractors (i.e.: audio, lighting, video) for assigned events.

Responsibilities

  • Support in planning, organizing and executing audio, visual and digital production of PS1 programs and other museum-wide events, performances, and rentals
  • Manage physical elements of PS1’s new video production and online streaming project, Intercom, while collaborating with the Digital team on all live streaming production.
  • Track and source A/V and other equipment for events, and coordinate technical aspects of the event from technical rehearsals through production.
  • Advance all technical elements for assigned programming with relevant internal stakeholders.
  • Provides on-site coordination for live events, including supervision of Production Assistants, A/V, and other contracted labor, ensuring a smooth and seamless event, with a focus on technical production and stage management.
  • Attend production and planning meetings, and site visits as necessary, with relevant museum wide teams, and with artists and event participants.
  • Tracks inventory of equipment and keeps the Director of Programs informed of the condition of the equipment, and the need for repairs or replacements.
  • Assists with tracking, processing, and coding of live and public programming related invoices and expenses.
  • Sustains good working relationships with vendors and contractors

Experience To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in technical production for live performance and events.
  • Superior knowledge of a wide range of audio-visual and digital equipment, with hands-on experience in programming, running, and troubleshooting technical equipment and programs typically used in live performance, event production, video production, and live streaming.
  • Experience working in cultural institutions focused on performance and live programming.
  • Demonstrated strength in managing time, completing tasks, and being proactive, accountable, and adaptable in a dynamic and creative setting.
  • Experience with personnel management, and ability to work productively and collaboratively across teams, with all levels of management and staff. Excellent organizational skills: detail-oriented is a must.
  • Strong intrapersonal skills with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Engages with professionalism when interacting with artists in all situations.
  • Availability to work weekends and overtime hours.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Gmail, Google Docs, and other standard office procedures and equipment.
  • Experience with technical production in museums, galleries, alternative spaces, and outdoor locations is a plus.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as required

Compensation

This position is permanent and full-time with a salary range of $48,000-$50,000.

To Apply

Please send an email and attach your resume and cover letter to [email protected] and include “Production Coordinator” in the subject line. For more information about PS1, please visit www.moma.org/PS1.

PS1 is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or political affiliation.

Please be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the open positions. Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at PS1.