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US-NY-New York
The Operations Associate performs general administrative work in support of the organizations human resources, meetings and events, contracting, internship program and office services functions of Americans for the Arts. The associate should possess strong skills in developing, maintaining, and improving organization and office-wide systems. The associate should have an eagerness to learn, prefer to work independently, be a self-starter and have an enthusiasm for the arts. The associate requires the highest degree of professionalism, poise and ability to treat sensitive materials confidentially. Attention to detail and ability to multifunction are critical. This position will be involved in every facet of the Operations Department’s work at Americans for the Arts and may also provide administrative support as directed by the Vice President of Operations.
US-NY-New York
The mission of the Arts & Business Council of New York (ABC/NY) is to develop creative partnerships between the arts and business communities in New York— both enhancing the business skills of the arts sector and promoting creative engagement within the business sector. Through the Diversity in Arts Leadership internship program, ABC/NY seeks diverse and talented students and strives for the best fit between an intern and a host organization.  ABC/NY convenes a class of interns who come from backgrounds traditionally untapped for arts management and have varied interests. We want to gain an understanding of applicants’ academic and extracurricular achievements and their interests, goals, and career ambitions.  Please use the application form and personal essays to tell us about yourself and help ABC/NY to make the best possible matches.  
The Local Arts Advancement Department works to strengthen the capacity of local arts and community leaders who are committed to building healthy, equitable and vibrant communities through the arts. It does so by implementing online and in-person programming in communities across the country that address the most pressing leadership and strategic skills needed to affect change. Some of the most pressing issues facing arts communities include raising earned and contributed income, growing audiences, using new communication technologies, and developing strategic messaging.   The Local Arts Advancement team addresses these and other critical topics by bringing to bear Americans for the Arts’ unique experience in professional development, visibility, and strategic partnership to provide vital tools, information and resources to advocates, arts professionals and allies on the ground, all in an effort to establish and implement favorable policies benefiting arts organizations, artists and local cultural development across America.   Working with and reporting to the Director of Local Arts Services, the manager - focuses on skill building around earned income, audience development and advocacy for arts and culture organizations, LAAs/nexus organizations and, where applicable, individual practitioners. - Manage an Arts Marketers Network by building a connected network of arts marketers around the country working to advance and promote arts in their communities. - works with our Arts Marketers Network to guide and inform peers working to promote arts and culture and design innovative programming to meet their needs. - uses the National Arts Marketing Project (NAMP) portfolio to advance the field’s ability to maintain and increase audience engagement and development, responding to changing demographics and increasing diversity, equity and inclusion practices. The portfolio includes the annual conference, live workshop program, website, social media accounts and blog.