Shown: Arthur Young. Bell-47D1 Helicopter. 1945. Manufacturer: Bell Helicopter Inc., Buffalo, NY. Aluminum, steel, and acrylic plastic, 9′ 2 3/4″ × 7′ 11″ × 42′ 8 3/4″ (281.3 × 302 × 1271.9 cm). Marshall Cogan Purchase Fund. Photo: Manuel Martagon

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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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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.

Digital Content Project Manager

The Digital Content Project Manager oversees the conceptualization and implementation of the Bloomberg Connects digital visitor guide at PS1 and supports other digital initiatives across social media and online programming platforms. This position will be responsible for developing interpretive media and managing the overall strategy, production, writing, recording, filming, and editing of multimedia projects included in the digital visitor guides, liaising with Museum colleagues across departments on conceptualization and research. The Bloomberg Connects projects will include audio, visual, and text-based interpretation to complement exhibitions, institutional history, and artist interventions within the building, prioritizing creative audience outreach and accessibility best practices. In addition, the Digital Project Manager will be responsible for asset management, project management, and copy editing related to all digital initiatives.

This position is a full-time, limited-term post ending after a total of 12 months.

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Supervision

The Project Manager reports to the Digital Marketing Manager at MoMA PS1, and works in close collaboration with the Digital Media Fellow and the Director of Marketing and Communications.

Responsibilities

  • Manage the production of creative and compelling digital storytelling to complement MoMA PS1’s programs and initiatives.
  • Engage with new methods in audio, video, and visual storytelling and other forms of interpretive media to reach a broad audience online and onsite.
  • Develop and produce a full suite of institutional and exhibition-focused content for Bloomberg Connects, a free digital guide to cultural organizations around the world.
  • Independently manage projects and liaise with curatorial staff and external stakeholders including cinematographers, captioning and translation vendors, artists, and collaborators.
  • In collaboration with the Digital Marketing Manager, expand the reach of Bloomberg Connects content across web, email, and social media.
  • Track analytics for digital initiatives and support reporting efforts in collaboration with Communications and Development teams.
  • Assist with department asset management, copy editing, and administrative needs.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in digital media storytelling required, familiarity with Bloomberg Connects app preferred.
  • Project management experience, with demonstrated success managing complex, large-scale projects from concept to completion in a fast-paced environment with frequently changing deadlines.
  • Strong writing and editing skills with a sensitivity to tone and platform.
  • Excellent organization, strategic planning, and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of digital media best practices and the use of digital content as part of an overall communications strategy.
  • Proficient in pre- and post-production processes for audio and video content.
  • Experience with social media platforms, website content management systems and digital asset management desirable.
  • Knowledge of, and interest in, contemporary art and performance, and MoMA PS1 and its programming is an asset.
  • Ability to work productively and collaboratively with management and staff, and maintain a highly professional and positive attitude in a dynamic and creative setting.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, be proactive, and take initiative, balanced with skill in executing plans and tasks with precise and nuanced instructions.

Salary and Benefits

The salary is $58,500 for this position. MoMA PS1 offers health, vision and dental insurance; access to a 401k retirement account; and support services through our employee assistance program.

To Apply

Please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected] and include “Digital Content Project Manager” in the subject line.

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 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.

For more information about MoMA PS1, please visit moma.org/ps1.

Director of Individual Giving

MoMA PS1 seeks a Director of Individual Giving to oversee a strong and diverse individual giving portfolio, support the museum Director with high-level strategy and donor cultivation, and support the overall operations of the Development Department. The Director will be responsible for managing and growing the individual giving portfolio, managing special events including the annual gala, and supports corporate sponsorship events. Additionally, the Director will contribute to strategic planning for the Development Department and the broader External Affairs team to ensure the sustainability of PS1’s funding streams.

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Supervision

Reports to the Director of External Affairs and works independently with PS1’s Director, Kate Fowle.

Supervises a Development Associate. Works closely with the Assistant Director of Institutional Giving to collaboratively meet institutional fundraising goals.

Responsibilities

  • Work directly with the Board of Directors and high-level donors, managing donor cultivation and communication.
  • Serve as a representative to the director of MoMA PS1 to key stakeholders such as the Board of Trustees, patrons, major donors, the leaders of foundations and government agencies, among others.
  • Identify, solicit, and steward donors for the Museum’s individual giving program ($10k+) and develop strategies to support prospecting campaigns and donor engagement.
  • Direct annual gala, end of year appeals, and other fundraising engagements and events throughout the year in support of general operating and program specific funds.
  • Solicit major gifts in support of PS1’s Strategic Transition Fund, including overseeing a forthcoming large-scale benefit auction.
  • Review, shepherd, and grow the Greater New Yorkers patron group and, over time, develop additional patron groups and programs to support PS1’s programming..
  • With the Controller and COO, review and manage the institutional budgets, fundraising pipeline and ensure fundraising goals are met.
  • Work collaboratively as part of PS1’s External Affairs Team and support efforts to promote PS1’s initiatives and increase the Museum’s profile among philanthropic constituencies.
  • Support implementation of corporate partnerships; collaborate with the Manager of Institutional Giving and the MoMA External Affairs department on large scale corporate initiatives.
  • Support a culture of fundraising within the institution, ensuring fundraising is integral to all program successes.

Qualifications

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 of 7 years of fundraising experience, focusing on major gifts. Experience developing fundraising strategy a must, with 2-3 years of experience managing staff preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree required, advanced degree with a focus on fundraising or business administration preferred. Equivalent experience in lieu of education requirements will be considered.
  • A proven track record of success within individual donor cultivation and management, and / or corporate giving or major gifts is an asset.
  • Strong budget management experience preferred.
  • Ability to navigate a dynamic calendar with shifting priorities, cool under pressure and able to manage competing deadlines.
  • Strong oral and written communication, able to capture the voice of MoMA PS1 and produce language appropriate for the target audience.
  • Experience working with and leading a diverse team of development professionals.
  • Experience working in a museum setting or other not-for-profit related field.
  • Ability to attend evening and off hour donor cultivation events, as needed.

Salary and Benefits

The salary is commensurate with experience with a range of $90,000 to $110,000 for this position. MoMA PS1 offers health, vision and dental insurance; access to a 401k retirement account; and support services through our employee assistance program.

To Apply

Please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected] and include “Director of Individual Giving” in the subject line by September 15, 2020.

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 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.

For more information about MoMA PS1, please visit moma.org/ps1.