JOBS

We are currently hiring for two full time positions and one seasonal position. Please see the information below for the job descriptions and how to apply.

Corporate Development Manager

Job Summary

The Corporate Development Manager will lead corporate sponsorship for 110+ Corporate Volunteer Days, 3 major flagship events, and additional partnerships including securing in-kind products and services. The position manages the Corporate Program Coordinator, works in tandem with the Free Arts Day Manager and the Manager of Special Events, and reports to the Executive Director.  

Corporate support for the Free Arts Day program is made up of Free Arts Days and Art Parties. Free Arts Days range in size from 25 to 100 + children age 6-12 each paired with a corporate volunteer for a day of art making and mentoring. Art Parties are for corporate volunteers to prep art materials in a team- building setting. Free Arts is projected to work with 3,000 youth and 3,000 volunteers in 2019.

Free Arts currently works with over 50 corporations through Corporate Social Responsibility Departments, HR Departments and Marketing Departments. The Corporate Development Manager must be able set and achieve corporate sponsorship revenue goals and strategically develop mutually beneficial year round opportunities and actionable partnership strategies.  

Responsibilities:

Corporate Volunteer Days

  • Secure $600,000+ in sponsorship for 110+ Corporate Volunteer Days
  • Develop, cultivate, and manage relationships with corporate partners
  • Spearhead the creation and fulfillment of customized partnership activation plans for each corporate partner
  • Identify new sources of corporate funding and design creative strategies to secure new sponsors
  • Create pitches and proposals for new and existing corporate partners. Lead pitch meetings and calls with new corporate prospects
  • Negotiate corporate sponsorship agreements to ensure mutually beneficial partnership
  • Manage budget and report data to Executive Director and Board of Directors
  • Communicate with sponsors leading up to and post event
  • Manage annual calendar of Free Arts Day programs
  • Work with Free Arts Day Manager to modify and develop programs based on sponsor’s requests
  • Attend Free Arts Days and other corporate volunteer events as needed

Events

  • Secure $100,000+ in sponsorship and in-kind support for 3 annual events
  • Work in partnership with Events Manager and Development Associate to research, target, and prepare pitch materials for solicitation
  • Work with Board and Junior Board in their outreach efforts

Other

  • Manage intern
  • Co-manage the Corporate Program Coordinator with the Free Arts Day Manager
  • Work with Program Staff to identify and engage volunteers for new corporate opportunities
  • Support additional programing and events as needed

Skills/Requirements

  • Proven track record with the ability to target leads and secure funding
  • Outstanding oral, interpersonal and written communication with multiple stakeholders
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and efficiently multitask
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people and departments
  • Proficiency with Google Apps, Salesforce and Powerpoint
  • Genuine enthusiasm for Free Arts mission
  • 4 years job experience

Please email a resume,cover letter and salary requirements to : jobs@freeartsnyc.org

Start Date: immediate

Free Arts NYC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to seeking a diverse staff with respect to gender, age, race, ethnicity, national origin, class, educational background, religion, sexual orientation, and physical ability. All applicants are welcome.

Corporate Program Coordinator

Job Summary

Corporate support for the Free Arts Day program is made up of Free Arts Days and Art Parties. Free Arts Days range in size from 25 to 100 + children age 6-12 each paired with a corporate volunteer for a day of art making and mentoring. Art Parties are for corporate volunteers to prep art materials in a team- building setting. Free Arts is projected to work with 3,000 youth and 3,000 volunteers in 2019.

The Full Time Corporate Program Coordinator will be responsible for supporting the Corporate Development Manager and the Free Arts Team in program logistics and execution, sponsor prospecting and ongoing communication. The Coordinator sits on both the Program and Development team.

Responsibilities

  • Lead Art Parties and Free Arts Days
  • Work with Corporate Development Manager after confirmation of event to:
    • Send invoices, manage volunteer recruitment, schedule events, communicate with sponsor pre-and post-event
  • Represent Free Arts at volunteer fairs
  • Assist with new sponsor prospecting
  • Oversee recognition and acknowledgment including;  thank you letters, post-event webpage, monthly updates
  • Supervise summer intern

Skills/Requirements

  • Available to work 1-2 evenings and 1-2 Saturdays per month.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and move between projects and tasks efficiently and effectively
  • Outstanding oral, interpersonal and written communication skills with multiple stakeholders
  • Experience running large group programming for youth
  • Highly collaborative and eager to work on a team
  • Background in Youth Development
  • Engaging public speaker
  • Experience engaging and cultivating volunteers
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish a plus
  • Ability to handle high stress situations with humor and grace
  • Proficiency with Google and Salesforce

Please email your resume, cover letter and salary requirement to: jobs@freeartsnyc.org,

Start date: Immediate

Free Arts NYC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to seeking a diverse staff with respect to gender, age, race, ethnicity, national origin, class, educational background, religion, sexual orientation, and physical ability. All applicants are welcome.

Summer Materials Coordinator

About the Free Arts Day Program: Free Arts Days (FAD) are events sponsored by a corporation or individual in which 25 – 150 children ages 6-12 are paired one to one with adult volunteer mentors. Together with their buddies, children create two to four art projects, giving them the opportunity to explore a wide variety of art materials and connect with their buddies. All events include snacks and lunch/dinner.

Job Summary: The Summer Materials Coordinator is responsible for supporting the Free Arts Day team in delivering 45 events during the summer, both behind the scenes and occasionally working hands on in the programs. The Materials Coordinator coordinates supplies for 4,300+ art projects for events serving 1,400+ youth and 1,800+ volunteers.

Responsibilities:

Materials Coordination

  • Order, pack, prep, and coordinate shipping of program supplies
    • Execute the coordination of materials for up to 6 events in one week
    • Manage the prep of ~700 art projects in one week
    • Supervise and execute the prep, packing, shipping, and unpacking of up to 3 events in one day
  • Supervise up to 5 college interns with project prep
  • Track expenses and maintain budget
  • Maintain a clean and organized art room

Event Support

  • Support selective FAD events, including: leading a classroom of 20 youth and 20 volunteer mentors, supporting at adult-only volunteer art prep parties at the Free Arts office

Required Experience & Skills

  • Excellent organizational and multitasking skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Experience managing volunteers or interns
  • Comfortable with public-speaking
  • Enthusiasm for Free Arts NYC’s mission
  • Ability to: be on your feet for 6-8 hours, bend down and lift objects (up to 50 pounds) throughout the day, move swiftly around classrooms and gyms throughout events
  • Applicants must be 18 years or older to apply

Preferred Experience & Skills

  • Event Production
  • 1+ years’ work experience in youth development

Reports To: Free Arts Day Program Coordinator

Dates: May 20 – August 9

Hours: 35 hours per week

Salary Range:  $18 – $20 per hour

To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume as attachments to Michelle at jobs@freeartsnyc.org with the subject line “Free Arts Day Summer Materials Coordinator.”

Application deadline: March 20th

Free Arts NYC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to seeking a diverse staff with respect to gender, age, race, ethnicity, national origin, class, educational background, religion, sexual orientation, and physical ability. All applicants are welcome.


INTERNSHIPS

Thank you for your interest in Free Arts Internships! Please see the information below for our Summer 2019 Internship positions.

To apply:

  • Complete the intern application via this link.
  • Email a current resume and a cover letter indicating which internship you are applying for, why you think you would be a good match for the role, and what you would like to learn during your internship to Elisabeth at internships@freeartsnyc.org.
  • Secure two references. Please share this link with your references and let them know which internship you are applying for.

Deadline for all internships:

  • Priority Deadline: March 15, 2019
  • Final Deadline: April 15, 2019

Free Arts Day Materials Internship

Interns will join a team of 3 full-time staff, 1 part-time staff, and 2 other interns to make up the Free Arts Day team. The intern will assist the staff with all aspects of program coordination at 20 – 30 events, including hands on work with youth.

Responsibilities will include supporting:

  • Curriculum Research and project development
  • Art supply prep and and packing
  • Free Arts Day event support as Table Leaders and Classroom leaders with both youth and adult volunteers
  • Liaisons with Free Arts stakeholders, including corporate sponsors, youth, community partners, and volunteers

Preferred Skills:

  • Detail oriented and highly organized
  • Youth development experience
  • Comfortable talking to corporate sponsors and community partners.
  • Proactive and takes initiative

Qualifications:

Free Arts accepts college, graduate, and non-student applicants over the age of 18. Ability to: be on your feet for 4-6 hours, bend down to pick up objects, and move swiftly around gyms and classrooms throughout events.

Hours / Dates:

M-F, 35 hrs/week / June 3 – Aug 9

To Apply:

Complete the Internship Application. Email a cover letter and resume to Elisabeth at internships@freeartsnyc.org with the subject line “Application – Materials Internship.” Forward the reference form to two references to complete.

Teen Arts Program Internship

The internship provides hands on training in art education and the nonprofit sector. The internship requires an attention to detail and organization, while offering the opportunity to learn about youth art program planning, youth development, and volunteer management. The position reports to the Senior Program Manager and requires two working days a week, hours are flexible. Free Arts NYC is a fun and relaxed work environment.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Art Room Maintenance and Inventory
  • Data entry, analysis and recommendations for mentor surveys
  • Administrative support for program research, recruitment and outreach
  • Event and program support

Qualifications:

  • Basic appreciation and understanding of art
  • A fine arts academic major is preferred
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent, required
  • Full-time college student (or enrolled to begin as a Freshman)
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) required
  • High level organizational skills, and the ability to work with a sense of urgency and manage multiple projects/tasks at once preferred
  • A leadership/management role in campus or related extracurricular activities desirable
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality is a must

Hours / Dates:

M-F, 35 hrs/week / June 3 – Aug 9

To Apply:

Complete the Internship Application. Email a cover letter and resume to Elisabeth at internships@freeartsnyc.org with the subject line “Application – Teen Arts Program Internship.” Forward the reference form to two references to complete.