job opportunities at the acfny

The Austrian Cultural Forum New York is seeking to appoint a Cultural Projects Assistant for Visual Arts, Architecture, and Film. 
This is a full-time staff position.

Cultural Projects Assistant for Visual Arts, Architecture, and Film

Responsible for exhibition coordination and implementation of Visual Arts, Architecture, and Film programming including exhibition management at ACFNY gallery.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• manage project budgets 
• coordinate with artists, galleries, and lenders
• conduct research on artists and obtain bibliographic information and images
• manage loans
• organize local and international art shipping
• handle fine art insurance
• book art handling and supervise exhibition install and de-install
• document uncrating and condition of the artwork
• coordinate conservation, framing, and production of newly commissioned works
• organize exhibition openings and related events
• maintenance of exhibition 
• answer visual art related inquiries
• coordinate and manage artist travel, hotel accommodation etc.
• draft internal reports and contribute to annual reporting requirements 
• interface and coordinate with other ACFNY staff members on programming, reporting, communications, outreach and promotional activities

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree
• experience in exhibition coordination
• excellent knowledge of (Austrian) contemporary art
• excellent communication skills—both oral and written
• German language skills required
• strong management, organizational, and diplomatic skills
• familiar with logistical and technical aspects of exhibition coordination 
• computer literacy, including MS Office skills
• ability to juggle multiple requests and tasks in an intensive work environment
• ability and readiness to work in a small team & long hours including evening events

Work permit for the United States is preferred.
Salary: Non-profit customary, commensurate with individual experience.

Please e-mail a PDF (max. 2MB) of your application letter including motivation, résumé, diplomas as well as the names and contact information of at least two references to:

Austrian Cultural Forum New York
Attn.: Visual Arts, Architecture, and Film Position 
11 East 52nd Street
New York, NY 10022
new-york-kf@bmeia.gv.at

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

The Austrian Cultural Forum is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any individual, employee, or application for employment on the basis of race, color, marital status, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, handicap, or any other legally protected status recognized by federal, state or local law.

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The Austrian Cultural Forum New York is seeking to appoint a Cultural Projects Assistant for Music and Performance. 
This is a full-time staff position.

Cultural Projects Assistant for Music and Performance

Responsible for all music and performance programming at the ACFNY's own theater as well as coordinating with partner venues and locations.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• plan and schedule all ACFNY-produced and supported performances, concert series, and festivals
• manage budget for these events
• coordinate and co-produce concerts with ACFNY’s partners in New York and other US cities
• coordinate and manage artist travel, hotel accommodation, etc.
• coordinate technical requirements, manage communication between artists and sound/video engineers
• organize and supervise rentals and transport of instruments
• draft internal reports and contribute to annual reporting requirements 
• interface and coordinate with other ACFNY staff members on programming, reporting, communications, outreach, and promotional activities
• draft program notes and coordinate program distribution
• manage event preparations, provide support to artists, and attend performances 

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree
• experience in planning and production of cultural events
• excellent knowledge of (Austrian) contemporary music
• excellent communication skills—both oral and written
• German language skills required
• strong management, organizational, and diplomatic skills
• familiar with logistical and technical aspects of event-management including PA-systems, amplifiers, projectors etc.
• computer literacy, including MS Office Skills
• ability to juggle multiple requests and tasks in an intensive work environment
• ability and readiness to work in a small team and long hours including evening events

Work permit for the United States is preferred.
Salary: Non-profit customary, commensurate with individual experience.

Please e-mail a PDF (max. 2MB) of your application letter including motivation, résumé, diplomas as well as the names and contact information of at least two references to:

Austrian Cultural Forum New York
Attn.: Music and Performance Position
11 East 52nd Street
New York, NY 10022
new-york-kf@bmeia.gv.at

The Austrian Cultural Forum is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any individual, employee, or application for employment on the basis of race, color, marital status, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, handicap, or any other legally protected status recognized by federal, state or local law.