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ABOUT THE SHED: Scheduled to open in early 2019 on the west side of Manhattan where the High Line meets Hudson Yards, The Shed will be the first multi-arts center to commission, produce, and present all types of performing arts, visual arts, and popular culture, in a sophisticated and future-facing technological frame.
The Shed will be a place of significant cultural and societal impact, where the world’s leading artists and creative minds can make art that helps forge tomorrow’s world, and where audiences from all walks of life can experience this art together.
The Special Events Assistant will maintain the Special Events department database, including updating all contact information, organizing appropriate invitation lists using The Shed-approved protocol, routing lists and invitations for approval to departments and senior staff, tracking all responses, updating event managers, and producing final door lists. Maintain
The ideal candidate has meticulous attention to detail and an interest in event planning within the nonprofit cultural sector. Administrative event planning experience is a plus.
Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Qualifications and Qualities:
Compensation will be commensurate with experience. Please provide salary requirements with your application.
Interested candidates should submit resume and cover letter in a single Word or PDF document saved as candidate’s first and last name. Interested candidates should submit resume and cover letter in a single Word or PDF document saved as candidate’s first and last name. All submissions should be emailed with “Special Events Assistant” in the subject line. Only resumes and cover letters submitted in this format will be reviewed.No phone calls, please.
The Shed is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff and strongly encourages applications from minority candidates.
Job Type: Full-time