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Posted: Friday, February 27, 2015 12:13 AM

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Collaborative Pianist

Highbridge Voices
is an 'extended-day' music and academic program in the Highbridge section of the South Bronx. The mission of Highbridge Voices is to use the performing arts to inspire excellence in the lives of children, ages nine to seventeen, living or attending school in the Highbridge community. Each semester, 120 students participating in the choir program prepare a full-length concert comprised of classical, folk, Broadway, and popular choral music which is performed in a number of different languages. This is the musical focal point of the program.

Job Description

Highbridge Voices is seeking a collaborative pianist for its 80-voice Concert Choir and 45-voice Chamber Choir for the 2015 season. Rehearsals are held on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4:00-7:00 PM. Performances are approximately once a month. Pianist will prepare music prior to each rehearsal. Pianist will work closely with music director, and meet weekly to discuss rehearsal objectives. Pianist will assist throughout rehearsal and may occasionally lead sectionals.

The collaborative pianist will be compensated at a rate of $30.00 an hour for rehearsals. Performance compensation will vary based on type of performance and location. Performance compensation will be no less than $150. The pianist will be paid as private contractor; meaning no taxes will be withheld and he/she will receive a form 1099-MISC at the end of the year. The program runs a total of thirty-two weeks each year.

Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent, some college education preferred
Ability to play diverse genres
Ability to read open score for four parts
Ability to play complex choral accompaniment
Ability to improvise accompaniments for appropriate literature (Baroque, jazz, pop) and chord progressions for vocalises and warm-ups
Ability to sight-read piano parts and vocal parts in a 4-part score
Ability to lead sectionals or coach small groups/individuals as needed
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with conductor, other professional musicians, and students in a professional manner
Experience working with children from diverse backgrounds preferred
Some organ experience a plus

How to apply

Please send an email expressing your interest in the position to musicjobs@highbridgevoices.org with résumés attached as a .pdf or MS word document. In the subject line please write:

Collaborative Pianist – YOUR LAST NAME

This position will remain open until filled. All properly submitted résumés will receive an email acknowledgement within two weeks. No calls please.

For more information on our organization, please visit our website at www.highbridgevoices.org.

Highbridge Voices is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, religion, or sexual orientation.

• Location: Bronx, 1360 Merriam Avenue


Posted: Friday, February 27, 2015 12:13 AM

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Sing for Hope has two exciting Internship opportunities for New York City's beloved public art project, the Sing for Hope Pianos. We are currently seeking one Resident Pianos Intern and 3-4 Piano Studio Interns to join our team from March-June. Both internships are excellent opportunities to learn about nonprofit administration, public/visual arts, and community engagement.

Internship 1:

RESIDENT PIANOS INTERN (30 hrs/week)


Based in the Sing for Hope Office, this individual will work directly alongside the Director of Community Arts and will have a large hand in the preparation, logistics, and execution of this large-scale, interactive public art project. 30 hours per week desired. Weekly stipend available.

Responsibilities

Scout piano locations and liaise with park managers and municipal contacts
Assist with installation curation and logistics, including permits and paperwork
Help organize project-related events, such as concerts, receptions, etc.
Research potential new donation sites and partner organizations
Provide general operating support to Sing for Hope staff
Other projects as assigned

Qualifications

BA preferred
Strong computer skills--including proficiency in MS Office and internet applications/online search engines. Experience with Mac and Google Drive preferred.
Professional phone manners
Strong organizational skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work in a collaborative environment as well as independently
Positive, team player attitude a must
Must be comfortable using public transportation and navigating NYC


Internship 2:

PIANO STUDIO INTERNS (15-20 hrs/week)


Based in the Piano Artist Studio in Midtown Manhattan, these individuals will work closely with the Studio Managers to ensure that things run smoothly as artists turn each piano into a work of art. A fantastic opportunity for an artist or student to gain experience in a studio setting on a large-scale public art project. This internship is unpaid.

Responsibilities

Help maintain the daily studio schedule and check in artists.
Make sure all project rules & regulations are being enforced, under the guidance of Studio Managers.
Keep paint station organized and maintain inventory of supplies. (Knowledge of art materials a plus.)
Sand & prime select pianos to be painted by Sing for Hope partner organizations.
Generate content to be used on the Sing for Hope social media platforms. (Interest in blogging and/or photography/videography a plus.)
Participate in the planning and execution of special events in the months and weeks leading up to the installation.
During the installation, help staff various events and lead street teams of volunteers at individual piano sites.
Additional duties as needed.

Qualifications

College degree preferred; current college and graduate students encouraged to apply.
Must commit to at least two 6-hour shifts a week.
Some evening and weekend availability required.
Position requires some light physical tasks and light lifting.
Willingness to jump in and help wherever needed. We are a team!
A sense of humor is a must.


ABOUT SING FOR HOPE

Sing for Hope is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that transforms lives throughout New York City by making the arts accessible to all. Through the volunteer service of roughly 1,000 artists—including opera singers, actors, jazz musicians, dancers, puppeteers, visual artists, and more—Sing for Hope brings dynamic arts outreach programming to under-resourced communities throughout NYC, igniting the spark of creative innovation in everyone from hospital patients to neighborhood centers to students of all ages.

Our flagship program, the Sing for Hope Pianos, brings brightly colored pianos to the parks and public spaces of NYC's five boroughs for anyone and everyone to play. For two weeks in the summer, the pianos — each a unique art piece created by a different artist or designer—serve as gathering places in their communities, hosting impromptu concerts by professionals and amateurs alike in an open festival of music for all of New York City. After the two-week public exhibition, Sing for Hope donates the instruments to the under-resourced organizations we serve year round, allowing the pianos to enrich lives for years to come.

How to apply

To apply for an internship with the Sing for Hope Pianos, please send a brief cover letter and resume to hr@singforhope.org by February 19. PLEASE SPECIFY IN THE SUBJECT LINE WHICH INTERNSHIP YOU ARE APPLYING FOR.

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

• Location: Manhattan, 575 Eighth Avenue, Suite #1812


Posted: Friday, February 27, 2015 12:13 AM

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Special March Culturemart Festival Interns work solely on Culturemart, our festival of works-in-progress by our resident artists. This intensive internship runs the first two weeks of March, and can include rehearsals in late February as well. During this time, interns will be assigned to a few of the works-in-progress being presented. They will then see the showing through it’s load-in and tech, work backstage for the 2 or 3 performances, and help strike the show. If applicable, interns will also be involved in rehearsals. Due to the festival atmosphere, some days are long, but vastly rewarding.

Please send resume and cover letter to: programintern@here.org

if there are specific projects from the festival you are interested in, be sure to mention this in your cover letter. http://here.org/shows/detail/1597/

• Location: Manhattan, 145 6th Avenue


Posted: Friday, February 27, 2015 12:13 AM

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DEVELOPMENT LEAD

Full-time, Permanent:
Position Available Immediately

About MDDF:

Mark DeGarmo & Dancers/Dynamic Forms Inc. (MDDF)
is a not-for-profit tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1987 committed to education, intercultural inquiry, and creativity. Since inception, MDDF has produced over 100 dances and 28 international tours involving cultural diplomacy and exchange in 12 countries across Latin America and Europe. MDDF's education programs target PreK-5 public school students and communities under-served in the arts, dance and aesthetic education. MDDF currently serves over 1,500 students and 200 classroom teachers in four Title 1 public schools partnerships in their 13th year on the Lower East Side and Far Rockaway. These programs are led by MDDF's education director and a faculty of 8 teaching artists. MDDF annually serves over 13,000 individuals across all programs.

Development Lead:


Under the direction of the Founder, Executive & Artistic Director, the development lead will be an integral member of MDDF's organizational team. The development lead will collaborate with the Founder, Executive & Artistic Director to implement MDDF's business plan by building on the MDDF's strong foundation developed across its 28-year history and relationships with a committed group of diversified funders and active Board members. The development lead will plan, implement, and assess MDDF's fundraising and fund development activities.

Ideal Candidate:


The ideal candidate is an excellent writer and communicator, well organized, able to manage multiple projects simultaneously, computer savvy, enjoys working on a team, and experienced across all nonprofit fund development and fundraising functions. The ideal candidate knows the fields of dance and dance education, nonprofit development, and philanthropy.

Specific Responsibilities:

- Manage the annual campaign, including, individual, foundation, corporate, and government funding.

- Manage relationships with development staff and consultants, as appropriate.

- Research, write, edit and track grant proposals and submit reports.

- Oversee special events and facilitate site visits.

- Prepare, oversee and report on fundraising budgets; apply MDDF's metrics for evaluating progress toward achievement of business plan's fundraising goals.

- Assist setting up and managing a fundraising database that builds on the donor portion of MS Access, the organization's contacts database.

- Manage creating and distributing development-related marketing materials in collaboration with MDDF's marketing lead.

- Assess and report the effectiveness of fundraising strategies in achieving fundraising goals to the Founder, Executive & Artistic Director and Board, as needed.

Qualifications:

- Three to five years of experience minimum as a development lead for nonprofits, preferably with dance, arts/dance education, and youth services organizations.

- Excellent communications, research and technical skills (written, oral, and computer).

- Be an inspiring fundraising leader with a proven track record in raising revenues from government, foundation, corporate, and individual sources.

- Excellent administrative, organizational, and time-management skills; exceptional attention to detail and deadlines; a resourceful team player with integrity and good humor.

- Master's degree or equivalent preferred; three to five years of experience minimum in arts and in education a plus; and success working with our or similar communities.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, marital status, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, personal appearance, family responsibilities, political affiliation, or enrollment in a college, university, technical school, or adult education.

This is a full-time position to begin immediately. Compensation is commensurate with experience. There are opportunities for advancement.


How to apply


Please e-mail:

COVER LETTER, RESUME, REFERENCES, PROPOSAL WRITING SAMPLE, AND SALARY REQUIREMENTS TO:

search@markdegarmoarts.org

Mark DeGarmo & Dancers/Dynamic Forms Inc. (MDDF)

107 Suffolk Street, suite 310

New York, NY 10002

www.markdegarmoarts.org

ALL INQUIRIES WILL BE KEPT CONFIDENTIAL.

• Location: Manhattan, 107 Suffolk Street, Suite 310


Posted: Thursday, February 26, 2015 7:20 PM

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I am a professional photographer and owner of an elite photography company. We photograph many genres including modeling, weddings, and landscape.

This job is a nice position for someone who looking to make some extra income on the side of their current work or study life. The hours would accrue to be part time and you will be needed on an on-call basis.

It is an exciting line of work for the right individual. As my personal photography assistant your responsibilities would include helping me on the photography set, getting coffee, helping with social media...etc. We reside on Long Island, but work worldwide. It is preferred to have an assistant open to travel.

P.S. You do not need to be an aspiring photographer! A nice, energetic, responsible applicant need apply.

If you are interested, please send an email with your name and a contact number.

Thank you, I look forward to hearing from you!

• Location: Long Island, Huntington


Posted: Thursday, February 26, 2015 7:10 PM

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T-mobile Authorized Retailer- Retail Sales Associate

We are looking for someone with experience in sales for a cell phone and electronics store and/or technician. We are searching for highly motivated people who are goal oriented. You'll work in a fast-paced environment with customers and colleagues that appreciate your energy and assistance.

An experienced person in cell phone and electronics is preferred but not
necessary. We will provide you with training on the latest technologies and devices. The position is available as both full time and part time. MUST be bilingual; Speak both English and Spanish. We are located in East New York, Brooklyn by the J train.

As a Sales Associate you will:
- Welcome customers by greeting them and offering them assistance
- Suggest items that suite the customer's specific needs
- Document sale by creating or updating customer profile records
- Process cash/credit card payments
- Keep clientele informed by notifying them of current promotions
- Sell cell phones and other accessories.

Please send your resume to celltimewireless@gmail.com or call 917-892-6490.

• Principals only. Recruiters please don't contact this job poster.
• do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

• Location: Brooklyn


Posted: Thursday, February 26, 2015 6:57 PM

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Submissive male looking for artist to help design a piece of furniture he can fit into. Footrest, chair, etc. Using it is possible but optional. Please be dominant. No nudity of course, or any sexual contact requested.

• Location: Manhattan


Posted: Thursday, February 26, 2015 4:35 PM

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Tarot Card Readings, affordable pricing, accurate answers. Send a response for details.

• Location: Bronx


Posted: Thursday, February 26, 2015 10:11 AM

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Our company is interested in hiring only ONE female Scheduling Agent/Salesgirl/Customer Service Representative to answer phones in the comfort of her own home for our Bodywork Specialist – adult in nature type of business.

Duties:
You need to have a wonderful phone personality, and you must be great at sales with a winning personality. Your daily work duties will be to schedule appointments for our Bodywork Specialist. You must be able to explain to our clients all pertinent information regarding the appointment. You need to be an efficient at multi-tasking. Also, you must be able and comfortable in promoting our business by blogging, forum posting ads, and forum interactions.

Requirements:
We are interested in hiring an individual of high intelligence and personal charm, capable of working under extreme pressure. Must be able to multi-task, be resourceful, be flexible, be cheerful, and be even-tempered. The individual selected for this position must be completely trustworthy, as she will be entrusted with interacting with our clientele, and representing our business. The individual must be able to represent customers’ best interests with the company while remaining completely loyal to the company. Must be a self-starter with high initiative and an excellent team player. Must have your own phone and access to a computer.

We are not hiring college students at this time.

E-mail us a resume and cover letter. We will e-mail you further about the job.

• Location: Manhattan


Posted: Thursday, February 26, 2015 8:30 AM

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LPI, Inc.

This position will report to a Principal or designee level staff member within our Engineering division and will involve a variety of general functions, including but not limited to:

Conducting field review and progress inspection on designated projects to maintain the reliability of the equipment or structure
Document and maintain well written reports on project related activity
Verification of tensioning and verification activities
Ensure familiarity with codes and standards in local markets
Interpret codes, standards and industry regulations
Knowledge related to structure\ construction and nondestructive engineering codes\standards
Advise Project manager on status, scheduling, effort of work and estimates for completion
Communicate effectively and establish relationships with clients and job related management teams
Providing cross-functional support to ensure client needs and internal timelines/project activities are completed
Maintain detailed documents and progression of work from initial proposal through completion
Present project related technical information to clients and design teams
Attend in-house seminars and scheduled team meetings
Maintain established utilization levels

Job Requirements

Minimum of 2-5 years working with structures, construction or nondestructive engineering services
Extensive knowledge of industry standards: AWS, ASME, API, NDE methodologies
Experience using measurement devices
CWI preferred
ICC certifications required
Strong written and verbal communications skills
Excellent PC computer skills and experience with Microsoft Word or suitable document writing programs
Must demonstrate an ability to work in a dynamic team environment, to think outside the box, and solve complex problems
Ability to be detail-oriented as well as see the bigger picture

APPLY FOR THIS JOB
Contact Person: Glen Waller Phone: 212/689.5389 Ext. 134
Email Address: opportunity@vidaris.com

• Location: Other


Posted: Thursday, February 26, 2015 12:07 AM

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New York Stage and Film (SAF), a not-for-profit AEA Company which produces its summer season of new plays at the Powerhouse Theater at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY, seeks fulltime SUMMER LIGHTING, CARPENTRY, AND PROP INTERNS for the 2015 Powerhouse Season. Season includes 2-3 fully-produced Mainstage productions, 2-3 musical workshops, 2-3 play workshops, and 8-10 readings. Internships run from mid-June to early August, and interns are provided free on-campus housing and paid a modest stipend.

Lighting Interns assist the Lighting Department during tech and production, including load-ins, hangs and focuses of all electrics, strikes, and lighting board operation. Lighting interns will get the chance to work and learn from a team of high caliber and professionally established lighting designers throughout the 2015 Powerhouse season.

Carpentry Interns assist Carpenter and Technical Directors in the construction of sets, throughout tech and production. Duties include, but are not limited to: build, load in, and strike of all scenic elements for the 2015 Powerhouse Season; as well as maintenance of department shops and equipment.

Props Interns responsibilities include supporting the Props Supervisor and Props Assistant in the building/acquisition of all properties needed for the 2015 Powerhouse Season, maintenance of department shops and equipment, and assistance during strikes. Standard props construction skills (crafts, carpentry, sewing, upholstery) a plus.

To apply, please send resume, cover letter specifying the department(s) of interest, and two references to info@newyorkstageandfilm.org with “Internship, [Insert Department/ Position of Choice]” in the subject line. No calls please.

SAF internships provide the next generation of theater artists with an unparalleled opportunity to live, work, and train alongside top professionals. Staff and interns form a close community within the company’s stimulating and supportive environment and engage in extraordinary collaborations with other skilled professionals and world-class artists.

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SAF is dedicated to both emerging and established artists in the development of new works for theater and film. Over the last 30 years, SAF has played a significant role in the development of new plays, provided a home for a diverse group of artists free from critical and commercial pressures, and has established itself as a vital cultural institution the New York metropolitan region. During the Powerhouse Season, several hundred professional playwrights, directors, actors, designers, apprentices, staff members and interns live and work together. Each summer, new creative alliances are formed, artists substantially broaden their experience and expertise, plays take giant steps forward, nascent artists are given their first opportunities, knowledge is passed from working professionals to students and audiences grow to understand and support the process of creating work for the theater.

At least fifteen projects developed recently by NYSAF at Powerhouse will have major New York City, regional, and international productions during 2014/2015 including The Fortress of Solitude, Hamilton (The Public Theater), The Invisible Hand (NYTW), and Brooklynite (Vineyard Theater), just to name a few. Several other recent projects that trace their developmental roots to SAF include Dave Malloy’s Natasha, Pierre, and The Great Comet of 1812; Beth Henley’s The Jacksonian; the Broadway productions of Seminar (Theresa Rebeck), A Steady Rain (Keith Huff), and American Idiot; as well as The House That Will Not Stand (Marcus Gardley), Murder Ballad (Juliana Nash/Julia Jordan), The Twenty-Seventh Man (Nathan Englander), The Power of Duff (Stephen Belber), Emotional Creature (Eve Ensler), and Jennifer Westfeldt’s feature film Friends with Kids.

2015 season TBA. The 2014 Powerhouse Season included new works by Ayad Akhtar, The Debate Society, Richard Greenberg, Beth Henley, David Lindsay-Abaire, John Patrick Shanley, among others.

For more information, please visit www.newyorkstageandfilm.org.

• Location: Manhattan


Posted: Thursday, February 26, 2015 12:07 AM

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Search and Care, a 43-year New York City social service agency, has a unique opportunity. We are seeking a mature social worker looking to employ their skills and life experience to help our clients remain independent in their own home and community.

Ideal candidate:

- LMSW - 2-5 years geriatric care management experience: including making home visits and carrying a caseload
- Experience in obtaining benefits and entitlements
- Knowledge of Department for Aging protocols helpful
- Financially savvy – a plus

We offer:
- A great work environment (small agency life)
- Highly competitive salary
- Full benefits package – medical, dental, optical
- Four weeks paid vacation
- Employer paid pension plan
- Yearly bonus


How to apply

Please e-mail your cover letter and resume to:

Dana PirulliPirulli@searchandcare.org

No phone calls please.

• Location: Manhattan, 1844 Second Avenue


Posted: Wednesday, February 25, 2015 2:14 PM

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I am a 52 year old man seeking a cleaner. The hours are flexible and days are too. The pay is $10-$15 a hour. If internet please send your resume to my email.

• Location: Manhattan


Posted: Wednesday, February 25, 2015 12:06 AM

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Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, in its 29th season, is an outdoor venue seating over 500 and performs on the grounds of the Boscobel House and Gardens historical site in Garrison NY (about 70 minutes north of the city on Metro North). The Festival is a LORT company that produces five shows in rep for the season including the Conservatory Company’s production. Each intern takes on their role with the Conservatory show (sound intern designs the show, wardrobe intern designs costumes, SM intern is the head SM for the show, etc). The Show will play on the mainstage late in the season and will then tour to education venues for two weeks after the main close. More information can be found at www.hvshakespeare.org

For all positions email cover letter and resume, along with any questions, to Jared Goldstein jgoldstein@hvshakespeare.org

2015 Season:
Winter’s Tale
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Arabian Nights
An Iliad
The Conservatory Company’s production of The Tempest

Rehearsal – April 14th
1st Tech – May 26th
First Public Performance – June 9th
Official Openings – June 18th, 20th, 27th
Closing – August 30th

Works with the wardrobe team to maintain all costume designs and assist the cast with dressing/quick changes. Wardrobe experience is not required but some theatrical costume experience is. An ability to learn quickly and work under pressure is a must.

Start date: 5/18/15
End date: 9/6/15
Salary: $200
Housing is provided.

Contact:

jgoldstein@hvshakespeare.org

• Location: Other


Posted: Wednesday, February 25, 2015 12:06 AM

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AIDS Walk New York is seeking a motivated, enthusiastic individual to be a part of our production team for the 30th annual AIDS Walk New York on Sunday, May 17, 2015. As the world's largest AIDS Walk, AIDS Walk New York has a variety of unique internship opportunities that will provide outstanding professional fundraising and community organizing experience in an energetic atmosphere. We currently have one internship opportunity available.

Interns will be asked to take leadership roles and will be encouraged to add their own voice and talents to the event.

Qualifications and Experience: Internship candidates must possess strong writing and phone skills; they must be self-motivated, positive, and well-organized team players. Computer knowledge is required, including, but not limited to internet research, social media and Microsoft Office.

Internship Specifications: AIDS Walk New York requires a minimum commitment of 20 hours a week, sometime between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. Internship schedules are variable, and each intern will work with their department supervisor to build a schedule that works with their classes or other commitments while also meeting the needs of the department. Interns will likely be asked to fulfill additional hours during the week leading up to the AIDS Walk, and Saturday and Sunday, May 16 and May 17. All AIDS Walk New York internships come with a monthly stipend, and may be eligible for college credit.

Teams and Targeted Fundraising Department

Teams Department Interns – February 2 to May 29, 2015

More than 3,000 corporations and community organizations form teams for AIDS Walk New York, and each year those teams attract more than 75% of all AIDS Walk participants. This intern will help the Teams Department implement their massive recruitment and fundraising effort, and will assist with the production and venue set-up on the day of the event. They will help empower Team Leaders from many industries, including fashion, arts & theatre, retail, finance, government, travel, and law. Interns will provide these Team Leaders with the necessary tools to build successful teams through phone calls, emails, assisting with workshops, and occasional off-site visits, thus honing abilities and experience in presentation skills, participant engagement, and outreach strategy.


How to apply

Please email a cover letter and resume to Christina Ferro, Supervisor of Teams and Targeted Fundraising, at christinaf@aidswalk.net. Be sure to indicate your internship in the subject line.

Due to the high volume of responses, applications not following the guidelines outlined above will not be considered.

MZA Events is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to ethnic group identification, race, religion, ancestry, creed, color, sex, marital status, national origin, age, sexual orientation, medical condition, or physical handicap.

• Location: Manhattan, 446 W 33 St, 6th Floor


Posted: Wednesday, February 25, 2015 12:06 AM

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8Players the bespoke immersive theatrical role-playing experience is seeking eager and qualified candidates to join our team.

Typical job responsibilities include:
Set up and breakdown of show elements (each show takes place in a new venue)
Providing assistance and guidance to guests as needed
Executing stage directions as provided by the stage manager
Upholding the creative vision of the 8Players brand

About You
You are a resourceful improviser who is able to adapt to unexpected scenarios. You have both performance and behind the scenes stage management experience as this role is visible to our audience; however, this is NOT an acting role but geared towards people who are comfortable around and in front of an audience. Candidates with immersive experience a plus. If you have a specialization or expertise let us know!


Company/Us

8Players is alumni of award-winning experiential theater, live event, and film production.

Visit www.8players.com for more info


Please submit resumes and cover letters to
welcome@8players.com
with the subject line "Silencio"

Compensation is show/project based. Travel stipend available.

• Location: Manhattan


Posted: Wednesday, February 25, 2015 12:06 AM

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FULL TIME JOB VACANCY

DIGITAL ADVOCATE

(New York Office)

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Human Rights Watch ("HRW")
is seeking a highly qualified candidate for the position of Digital Advocate to develop online advocacy efforts around the world. The Digital Advocate will leverage the successes of Human Rights Watch's existing advocacy and communications methodologies. The Digital Advocate will launch a pilot program of online advocacy campaigns to complement Human Rights Watch's overall advocacy strategies. She/he will develop a model and tools which are consistent with HRW messaging and branding and capitalize on the organization's credibility and strength of reporting to engage the public in achieving specific advocacy objectives. The successful candidate will test and evaluate various digital tools and campaign strategies in order to develop an impactful program for HRW advocacy.

HRW is looking for a strategic and creative digital thinker with a deep understanding of the online advocacy landscape and/or social media campaigning experience and strong management, project leadership, and organizational skills to institutionalize new initiatives in a global organization. This is an opportunity to guide digital advocacy innovation at Human Rights Watch and mobilize global audiences on the most pressing human rights issues of the day. The position is based in the New York headquarters and reports jointly to the Advocacy and Digital departments.

Responsibilities:

1. Conceptualize, design, and execute a digital advocacy strategy to achieve concrete advocacy objectives as set by HRW's research and advocacy staff;

2. Assist research and advocacy staff in identifying, formulating and carrying out the digital side of advocacy initiatives;

3. Evaluate the effectiveness of individual campaigns to determine what methods are most useful, including using detailed analytics and metrics for assessment, and report back to key stake holders;

4. Educate HRW staff in the tools and techniques of digital advocacy, and help them understand when and where such advocacy will be effective;

5. Act as a catalyst to encourage and inspire research and advocacy staff to participate in early experimentation with digital engagement;

6. Seek strategic alliances with other organizations and pro bono vendors to leverage the ability of HRW to have impact;

7. Serve as a liaison between the research and advocacy staff deploying digital advocacy, and the digital team responsible for executing those campaigns technically;

8. Collaborate closely with the creative, marketing and development teams to ensure that digital campaigns are used effectively with HRW's communities of support;

9. Stay current with developments in the world of digital advocacy to keep abreast of new technologies, with an eye to adopting best practices developed by others; and

10. Carry out any other duties as required.

Qualifications:

Education:
A degree in journalism, international relations, media innovation or social sciences is preferred. An advanced degree is highly desirable.

Experience: The candidate should have a minimum of five years' experience working on digital advocacy, with a proven track record of successful campaigns.

Related Skills and Knowledge:

1. Experience working within non-governmental organizations is required.

2. Strong commitment to and experience working on human rights is strongly preferred.

3. A strong ability to analyze all metrics associated with digital advocacy, with the aim of evaluating their effectiveness in concrete terms, is required. Familiarity with search engine optimization (SEO), google analytics and web languages is a plus.

4. Excellent oral and written communication skills across social platforms in English and the ability to synthesize content for popular audiences are essential.

5. Strong initiative and follow-through, the capacity to think creatively and strategically are all required. Experience with change management is desirable.

6. Strong interpersonal skills in order to work collaboratively within HRW as well as with external partners is required.

7. Ability to work quickly and effectively under pressure with a broad range of people and as part of a team.

Salary and Benefits: HRW seeks exceptional applicants and offers competitive compensation and employer-paid benefits. HRW will pay reasonable relocation expenses and will assist employees in obtaining necessary work authorization, if required; citizens of all nationalities are encouraged to apply.

Only complete applications will be reviewed and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Human Rights Watch is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in its hiring practices and, in order to build the strongest possible workforce, actively seeks a diverse applicant pool.

Human Rights Watch is an international human rights monitoring and advocacy organization known for its in-depth investigations, its incisive and timely reporting, its innovative and high-profile advocacy campaigns, and its success in changing the human rights-related policies and practices of influential governments and international institutions.


How to apply

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, salary requirements, a brief unedited writing sample, sample collateral from a successful digital campaign and contact information for three references to webjobs@hrw.org. Please use "Digital Advocate Ref: ADV-15-1002" as the subject of your email.

• Location: Manhattan, 350 Fifth Avenue, 34th Floor


Posted: Tuesday, February 24, 2015 8:29 PM

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Sara Kumar
(623) 256-9014

• Location: Manhattan


Posted: Tuesday, February 24, 2015 8:22 PM

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Do you dream of being a Real Estate Agent?

Now you can get ahead of the game with excellent hands on training at one of the fastest growing Real Estate Franchises in Manhattan.

Do you speak English as well as Spanish?

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Sara Kumar
(623) 256-9014

• Location: Manhattan


Posted: Tuesday, February 24, 2015 9:56 AM
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• Location: Long Island, Nassau

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