PARK AVENUE ARMORY
Part American palace, part industrial shed, Park Avenue Armory is dedicated to supporting unconventional works in the visual and performing arts that need non-traditional spaces for their full realization, enabling artists to create and audiences to experience epic and adventurous presentations that cannot be mounted elsewhere in New York City.
Working in conjunction with the Armory’s Director of Development and the larger Development team, the Associate Director of Special Events leads the fundraising, planning, and execution of high-end events for major donors, sponsors, and members of the Armory, most importantly the high-profile annual Gala that hosts 700 donors. This position is a full-time role, and primary responsibilities include strategic fundraising for 4-6 benefit events annually, manage and execution of 50-70 events per year, project and deadline management, team management, and building strong relationships with donors and other stakeholders.
The Associate Director leads a small but entrepreneurial Special Events team, which manages and supports opening nights and events for member groups and artists, the annual Gala, Snowflake Lounge, the Luncheon Series, and benefit dinners.
The Associate Director reports to the Director of Development, and takes direction from the Chief Development Officer, in addition to working closely with the Development team, consultants, and senior staff. This position oversees the Special Events Coordinator.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function to a high professional standard. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Ideal candidates will be highly organized, motivated, high-energy, detail-oriented self-starters who work well within a fast-paced environment.
PARK AVENUE ARMORY
Part American palace, part industrial shed, Park Avenue Armory is dedicated to supporting unconventional works in the visual and performing arts that need non-traditional spaces for their full realization, enabling…
All applications should include a resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, and be emailed to HR@ARMORYONPARK.ORG with “Associate Director Special Events” in the subject line. Only applications submitted in this format will be reviewed. No phone calls, please.
Park Avenue Armory is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to building a culturally diverse staff. Applications from all interested candidates are strongly encouraged.
All applications should include a resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, and be emailed to HR@ARMORYONPARK.ORG with “Associate Director Special Events” in the…