Career, Internship, and Volunteer Opportunities

Career Opportunities

  

 

The Paley Center for Media maintains a strong policy of equal opportunity in employment. It is our objective to recruit, hire, and retain the most qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Our equal employment philosophy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, compensation, benefits, training, promotions, transfers, job benefits, and terminations.

 

TEMP – Advisor, Human Resources
Senior Vice President, Industry Programming
Manager of Institutional Giving

Coordinator, Development & Membership
Director, Public Programming
Desktop Support Technician
Freelance Production Artist

 

 

Title: TEMP – Advisor, Human Resources
Department: Human Resources
Reports To: CFO & EVP Operations
Duration: now until April 30, 2020
Location: New York, NY

About The Paley Center for Media:

The Paley Center for Media, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with locations in New York and Los Angeles, leads the discussion about the cultural, creative, and social significance of television, radio, and emerging platforms for the professional community and media-interested public.

Drawing upon its curatorial expertise, an international collection, and close relationships with the leaders of the media community, the Paley Center examines the intersections between media and society. The general public can access the Paley Archive – including special African-American, Hispanic, and LGBT collections – and participate in programs that explore and celebrate the creativity, the innovations, the personalities, and the leaders who are shaping media.

Through the global programs of its Media Council and International Council, the Paley Center also serves as a neutral setting where media professionals can engage in discussion and debate about the evolving media landscape.

Previously known as The Museum of Television & Radio, the Paley Center was founded in 1975 by William S. Paley, a pioneering innovator in the industry. For more information, please visit paleycenter.org.

Scope:

This is a TEMPORARY position until April 30, 2020.

The TEMP –Advisor, Human Resources will have a focus on the Human Resources Strategic Plan in partnership with the Executive Team.  This includes creating and implementing solutions for every part of the employee lifecycle including talent acquisition, employee relations, change management, and culture initiatives/employee engagement practices.

The ideal candidate will be a high-energy, results-driven, highly organized individual with excellent written and verbal communication skills.  Will have the ability to interact with all levels of management, employees, and applicants with a high degree of professionalism and care.

Responsibilities:

  • Source, recruit and hire top talent for open positions ranging from entry-level through executive management
  • Manage talent acquisition processes and workflows to quickly and effectively attract, assess, select, hire and onboard talent, as well as oversee any terminations and exit interviews
  • Partner with department heads to fill open positions, by  establishing recruiting strategies and advising of top candidates
  • Build positive candidate experiences and manage a pipeline of candidates
  • Engage with employees with periodic check ins
  • Provide managers and employees support in all employee relations matters, including coaching, implementing policies and adhering to best practices
  • Analyze current procedures and workflows and recommend solutions
  • Present training sessions related to HR Strategic Plan
  • Continue culture initiatives and Culture Committee Meetings
  • Support CFO & EVP Operations in any other projects as assigned

Requirements:

  • 15+ years in depth knowledge and expertise with Human Resources best practices in talent acquisition, employee relations, and culture initiatives/employee engagement practices within the media/entertainment industry.
  • Demonstrated leadership competencies in talent selection, including attracting, evaluating and hiring qualified candidates
  • Proven ability to design, lead and execute programs to support hiring goals, from interviewer training to innovative diversity, inclusion and culture initiatives
  • Extensive experience in counselling, consulting and coaching to achieve results
  • Proven success as a team player, communicating constructively, and supporting others to achieve goals
  • Operate with high degree of professionalism and care
  • Technically savvy with impeccable written and verbal communication skills.
  • Extremely organized with the ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks while maintaining attention to detail.
  • Must be proactive, resourceful, and creative with strong problem solving skills.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The Paley Center for Media maintains a strong policy of equal opportunity in employment. It is our objective to recruit, hire, and retain the most qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Our equal employment philosophy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, compensation, benefits, training, promotions, transfers, job benefits, and terminations.

Application:

Interested candidates may apply to: HumanResources@paleycenter.org.

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Title: Senior Vice President, Industry Programming
Department: Programming - Industry
Reports To: Chief Programming Officer & Executive Vice President, Programming
Location: New York, NY

About The Paley Center for Media:

The Paley Center for Media, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with locations in New York and Los Angeles, leads the discussion about the cultural, creative, and social significance of television, radio, and emerging platforms for the professional community and media-interested public.

Drawing upon its curatorial expertise, an international collection, and close relationships with the leaders of the media community, the Paley Center examines the intersections between media and society. The general public can access the Paley Archive – including special African-American, Hispanic, and LGBT collections – and participate in programs that explore and celebrate the creativity, the innovations, the personalities, and the leaders who are shaping media.

Through the global programs of its Media Council and International Council, the Paley Center also serves as a neutral setting where media professionals can engage in discussion and debate about the evolving media landscape.

Previously known as The Museum of Television & Radio, the Paley Center was founded in 1975 by William S. Paley, a pioneering innovator in the industry. For more information, please visit paleycenter.org.

Scope:

This position reports to the Chief Programming Officer & Executive Vice President, Programming. The Senior Vice President, Industry Programming is responsible for the overall management of the Industry department which includes the oversight, direction and successful execution of the strategic vision for producing diverse, distinctive, relevant and thought-provoking programs and summits with the highest-level speakers, panelists and moderators that will continue to elevate and position The Paley Center for Media as the foremost leader in media. This includes, but is not limited to building the community for Paley’s Media Council and International Council, which includes memberships, sponsorships and partnerships. This executive will have a thorough knowledge and understanding of the current industry issues/trends and have relationships with key players and industry leaders in the media industry broadly defined including but not limited to technology, sports, advertising, television and interactive entertainment. This Senior Vice President will also be responsible for meeting Industry Programming’s financial goals.  

The successful candidate will be a technically savvy, high-energy, results-driven, extremely well organized individual with exceptional written and verbal communication skills with the ability to deliver the next level of programming while monetizing and leveraging all media platforms. Will also participate and handle other projects, as needed.

Responsibilities:

  • Create a strategic vision for an ambitious, influential, and impactful Industry Programming annual calendar and execute to the highest level.
  • Continuously present diverse, distinctive and relevant programming based on upcoming trends and news-worthy developments that can be monetized to achieve membership and financial goals.
  • Partner with C-suite executives to produce conferences and business summits for all New York, LA and International Industry Programming Events which includes Paley Dialogues, Next Big Thing Series, The Paley International Council Summit and various independent programs.
  • Procure talent – research, invite and secure the highest-level speakers/panelists and moderators who will draw press, audience and enhance the content relevance as well as the prestige of event and institution overall.
  • Ensure goals are met or exceeded – especially pertaining to Sponsors/Partners and Memberships which includes recruiting and closing members and sponsors.
  • Collaborate other departments across the organization to ensure that excellent customer service experience is delivered.
  • Ensure all programming materials are delivered accurately and timely and that all scheduling deadlines are met.
  • Ensure proper communication is delivered, all necessary approvals are obtained and continue to build a positive team environment.
  • Remain highly informed of upcoming trends and developments in the Media Industry, and continuously present new programming ideas and collaborations.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships within the industry.
  • Represent and promote The Paley Center for Media at various industry and business events.
  • Understand & utilize social media and latest technologies to maximize exposure and results.
  • Work closely with Finance to ensure revenue goals and budgets are adhered to.
  • Participate and handle other projects, as needed.

Requirements:

  • 15+ years of Media Industry Event Programming and management.
  • Possess the executive gravitas and have a network of contacts which includes relationships with C-suite level executives in the industry.
  • Proven track record in successfully planning & executing conferences and business summits on time and within budget.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the current issues and key players in the media/communications industry.
  • Proven knowledge of trends, best practices and debates in the industry.
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Exceptional leadership skills to successfully lead cross functional teams.
  • Technically savvy with impeccable written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, administrative and managerial skills.
  • Extremely organized with the ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks while maintaining attention to detail.
  • Must be proactive, resourceful, and creative with strong problem solving skills.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The Paley Center for Media maintains a strong policy of equal opportunity in employment. It is our objective to recruit, hire, and retain the most qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Our equal employment philosophy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, compensation, benefits, training, promotions, transfers, job benefits, and terminations.

Application:

Interested candidates may apply to: HumanResources@paleycenter.org. Please write “SVPIP” in the subject line.

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Title: Manager of Institutional Giving
Department: Development
Reports To: Director, Institutional Giving & Special Initiatives
Location: New York, NY

About The Paley Center for Media:

The Paley Center for Media, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with locations in New York and Los Angeles, leads the discussion about the cultural, creative, and social significance of television, radio, and emerging platforms for the professional community and media-interested public.

Drawing upon its curatorial expertise, an international collection, and close relationships with the leaders of the media community, the Paley Center examines the intersections between media and society. The general public can access the Paley Archive – including special African-American, Hispanic, and LGBT collections – and participate in programs that explore and celebrate the creativity, the innovations, the personalities, and the leaders who are shaping media.

Through the global programs of its Media Council and International Council, the Paley Center also serves as a neutral setting where media professionals can engage in discussion and debate about the evolving media landscape.

Previously known as The Museum of Television & Radio, the Paley Center was founded in 1975 by William S. Paley, a pioneering innovator in the industry. For more information, please visit paleycenter.org.

Scope:

The Manager of Institutional Giving is responsible for writing grant proposals to foundations and other grant-making entities seeking support for the Paley Center’s varied public and education programs.  Reporting to the Director of Institutional Giving & Special Initiatives, he/she researches and identifies new funding prospects; prepares and submits grant proposals and reports to funders; helps to establish and builds relationships with foundations and government  funders and cultivates new sources of funding; and maintains a calendar of submissions and other deadlines.

Responsibilities:

  • Research and identify corporate, foundation, and government prospects for various programs and initiatives in need of support, including innovative classes and other programs for K-12 students and educators; dynamic public programs, including panel discussions and screenings featuring leaders from media’s creative community; and the ongoing preservation and digitization of the Paley Center’s incomparable archive, among other programs.
  • Develop and write letters of inquiry and grant proposals to foundations, government agencies, and other grant-making entities, including preparing budgets and financial information and compiling collateral materials. 
  • Prepare prospect lists, in-depth profiles, and briefings to assist in cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies.
  • Analyze information on prospects and potential donors using online resources.
  • Write interim and final reports for funded programs.
  • Maintain institutional donor and prospect histories and files.
  • Maintain pipeline of ongoing institutional giving activity.
  • Maintain centralized and current file of key organization data.
  • Work with development and programming departments to develop solid understanding of organization’s programs, initiatives, and history.
  • Work with director and program staff on select foundation-funded programs on audience curation and communication, and logistics in build up to and day of live program.
  • Participate in other projects as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Three to five years’ experience in fundraising, grant writing, and prospect research, preferably with a cultural institution.
  • Experience identifying and researching corporate and foundation prospects.
  • Ability to compile, report, and analyze information succinctly.
  • Strong writing, communications, and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency with relational databases (Raiser’s Edge preferred), word processing, spreadsheets, and online resources and research tools.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, prioritizing work and managing multiple, diverse, and competing priorities while meeting deadlines. 
  • Media background or strong interest in and knowledge of media landscape a plus.
  • Knowledge of city, state and federal funding sources and processes.
  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The Paley Center for Media maintains a strong policy of equal opportunity in employment. It is our objective to recruit, hire, and retain the most qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Our equal employment philosophy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, compensation, benefits, training, promotions, transfers, job benefits, and terminations.

Application:

Interested candidates may apply to: HumanResources@paleycenter.org. Please write “MIG-PND” in the subject line.

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Title: Coordinator, Development & Membership
Department: Development
Reports To: SVP Development
Location: New York, NY

About The Paley Center for Media:

The Paley Center for Media, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with locations in New York and Los Angeles, leads the discussion about the cultural, creative, and social significance of television, radio, and emerging platforms for the professional community and media-interested public.

Drawing upon its curatorial expertise, an international collection, and close relationships with the leaders of the media community, the Paley Center examines the intersections between media and society. The general public can access the Paley Archive – including special African-American, Hispanic, and LGBT collections – and participate in programs that explore and celebrate the creativity, the innovations, the personalities, and the leaders who are shaping media.

Through the global programs of its Media Council and International Council, the Paley Center also serves as a neutral setting where media professionals can engage in discussion and debate about the evolving media landscape.

Previously known as The Museum of Television & Radio, the Paley Center was founded in 1975 by William S. Paley, a pioneering innovator in the industry. For more information, please visit paleycenter.org.

Scope:

Reporting to the Senior Vice President, Development, the Coordinator is responsible for departmental projects, creating and maintaining executive reporting and providing administrative support to the Senior Vice President and Development team, as needed.  Departmental projects include gala and stewardship events to grow membership at all levels.  This includes engaging with individual members and fulfilling membership benefits, providing data entry back up as needed, and assist with other outreach, including the preparation of sponsorship materials, grant proposals, e-blasts, and membership mailings.

The ideal candidate will be a high-energy, results-driven, highly organized individual with excellent written and verbal communication skills.  Will have the ability to interact with all levels of management and donors with poise and polish.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain the process memos for all events and projects ensuring it is moving along on time, according to the schedule.
  • Provide administrative support to the Senior Vice President, Development, which can include, but is not limited to assembling sponsorship materials and grant proposals, answering phones, calendar management, and other duties as requested.  Provide administrative support to the Development team, as needed.
  • Support the Development & Membership Office in the engagement, recruitment, and servicing of members and patrons with the goal of increasing membership revenue, enhancing member satisfaction, and growing the membership and donor base.
  • Coordinate all donor engagement activities, including producing mailing lists for public programs, e-newsletters and e-blasts, and special events; calling recently lapsed members to encourage their renewal; fulfilling membership benefits; assisting members with their reservations and other needs, including scheduling Members Choice Screenings; taking RSVPs for cultivation and stewardship events; and assisting with Membership mailings, including the production and mailing of renewal and acknowledgment letters and invitations.
  • Maintain a pipeline of donor prospects for two annual galas and assist the development office in selling tickets and tables through prospect research and outreach. Research and maintain data on other non-profit galas and other events taking place, which may compete with Paley Center galas.
  • Provide a welcoming presence at membership tables at public programs and other events, answering inquiries from and assisting current members and selling memberships, which entails working on occasional evenings and weekends.
  • Coordinate with the Membership Manager to process memberships and produce membership cards, including entering data into the Raiser’s Edge database management system, creating queries and reports, and processing donations and membership gifts by credit card.
  • Help develop marketing materials, including membership brochures, invitations, and membership renewal forms, coordinating the production of materials with the Paley Center’s Creative Services and Marketing departments.
  • Coordinate all member events and support Special Events team with onsite rental event management.
  • Help to coordinate reconciliations and assist with regular communications between the Development and Finance Office.
  • Will participate in additional projects and duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Minimum 2 – 4 years successful work experience at a not-for-profit, preferably a cultural or academic institution.
  • Attention to detail and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Computer proficiency and experience with Microsoft Office Suite and Raiser's Edge.
  • A genuine interest in the mission and programs of The Paley Center for Media.
  • A confident and welcoming demeanor and the ability to interact with members, prospects, funders, and members of the public with poise and polish, both in person, on the phone, and through written and e-mail communications.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends, as necessary.
  • A proactive and entrepreneurial approach to work; self-starter and fast learner.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong organizational skills, good humor, good judgment, and the ability to work collaboratively and independently in a goal-oriented department.
  • Honesty and integrity and discretion with confidential donor information.
  • An efficient, reliable team player with a positive attitude and the ability to adjust to changing priorities.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The Paley Center for Media maintains a strong policy of equal opportunity in employment. It is our objective to recruit, hire, and retain the most qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Our equal employment philosophy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, compensation, benefits, training, promotions, transfers, job benefits, and terminations.

Application:

Interested candidates may apply to: HumanResources@paleycenter.org.

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Title: Director, Public Programming
Department: Programming
Reports To: SVP Programming
Location: New York, NY

About The Paley Center for Media:

The Paley Center for Media, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with locations in New York and Los Angeles, leads the discussion about the cultural, creative, and social significance of television, radio, and emerging platforms for the professional community and media-interested public.

Drawing upon its curatorial expertise, an international collection, and close relationships with the leaders of the media community, the Paley Center examines the intersections between media and society. The general public can access the Paley Archive – including special African-American, Hispanic, and LGBT collections – and participate in programs that explore and celebrate the creativity, the innovations, the personalities, and the leaders who are shaping media.

Through the global programs of its Media Council and International Council, the Paley Center also serves as a neutral setting where media professionals can engage in discussion and debate about the evolving media landscape.

Previously known as The Museum of Television & Radio, the Paley Center was founded in 1975 by William S. Paley, a pioneering innovator in the industry. For more information, please visit paleycenter.org.

Scope:

The Director, Public Programming partners with the SVP Programming to develop, book and execute the annual New York public programming calendar. The Director identifies, invites, and secures talent for PaleyFest NY, PaleyLive Series, Paley Impact, the annual Paley Honors (dinner and luncheon), exhibits (PaleyGX, Paleyland – among others), screenings (such as Fall TV Previews), TV specials, Corporate events, Family programs, Patron Circle and President Circle events, partner related programming and works on any other events, as needed. Must have a proven track record of securing talent and producing significant and note-worthy programming in entertainment, sports, gaming, music, advertising, news and digital media to reflect a relevant annual public programming calendar. Should have knowledge of pop culture trends and a strong network of contacts which include actors, celebrities, musicians, athletes, political pundits, journalists, talent management, creative visionaries as well as relationships with television networks, studios and digital media companies.

We seek an entrepreneurial, results-driven, highly organized professional with strong writing and communications skills who is able to work well collaboratively and independently.

Responsibilities:

  • Create new ways to present Public programs, raise awareness and solidify opportunities to remain germane to the public and the industry.
  • Book and produce unique and influential programs that celebrate the most noteworthy shows on television. Help deliver events that offer a peek behind the creative process and educates audiences, which can include how series are born, characters are developed and how storylines can start a conversation and have a positive cultural impact.
  • Book talent to participate in Paley public programs including PaleyLive Series, PaleyFest, Paley Impact, Paley Honors, PaleyGX, PaleyLand and other exhibit launches, screenings, Patron and President Circle events, plus other special events and shows.
  • Secure programming lineups 6 months in advance. Secure exhibits and screenings one year in advance.
  • Work in collaboration across departments to ensure successful production of our programs, which includes all details pre, during and post- event
  • Draft correspondence, pitch letters, invitations, proposals, thank you letters, etc.
  • Create and maintain booking status documents.
  • Research background information utilizing various sources, to collect all elements required for developing programs.
  • Facilitate coordination of the program or festival through being a point of contact for communication internally within the Paley Center and externally with networks, studios, and talent representatives.
  • Serve as a point of contact to the sponsorship and development liaisons for sponsorship and patron events.
  • Book exhibits in NY and act as project manager for all elements in relation to NY exhibits.
  • Help to develop appropriate audiences to sell tickets and increase memberships.
  • Manage tickets sales and distribution.
  • Responsible for raising allotted funds to meet programming budget.
  • Participate in other projects as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree with at least 10+ years of experience in entertainment programming. Must have combined experience of producing live events (award shows, variety shows) and talent booking, securing high profile talent for entertainment, sport and media programs and other special events on time and within budget
  • In depth knowledge, passion and appreciation of television, pop culture, sports and the media industry
  • Must have a current network of relevant, top talent which include actors, celebrities, political figures, showrunners, talent management, creative visionaries and executives within the media, entertainment, film, news, gaming, sports industries, current affairs and politics
  • Engaging personality with outstanding written and verbal communication skills with the ability to break through gate-keepers and influence decision makers, including executives and talent, publicists and talent agents, networks and studios
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills with the ability to thrive in fast-paced environment
  • Extreme attention to detail with the ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Excellent time management skills with ability to prioritize and change direction under shifting situation.
  • A strong professional drive, sales/marketing mindset, and entrepreneurial spirit
  • Thorough knowledge of MS-Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access).
  • Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays, as needed

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The Paley Center for Media maintains a strong policy of equal opportunity in employment. It is our objective to recruit, hire, and retain the most qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Our equal employment philosophy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, compensation, benefits, training, promotions, transfers, job benefits, and terminations.

Application:

Interested candidates may apply to: HumanResources@paleycenter.org. Please write “DIG” in the subject line.

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Title: Desktop Support Technician
Department: Information Technology
Reports To: Associate Director-Information Technology
Location: New York, NY

About The Paley Center for Media:

The Paley Center for Media, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with locations in New York and Los Angeles, leads the discussion about the cultural, creative, and social significance of television, radio, and emerging platforms for the professional community and media-interested public.

Drawing upon its curatorial expertise, an international collection, and close relationships with the leaders of the media community, the Paley Center examines the intersections between media and society. The general public can access the Paley Archive – including special African-American, Hispanic, and LGBT collections – and participate in programs that explore and celebrate the creativity, the innovations, the personalities, and the leaders who are shaping media.

Through the global programs of its Media Council and International Council, the Paley Center also serves as a neutral setting where media professionals can engage in discussion and debate about the evolving media landscape.

Previously known as The Museum of Television & Radio, the Paley Center was founded in 1975 by William S. Paley, a pioneering innovator in the industry. For more information, please visit paleycenter.org.

Scope:

Responsible for providing level 1 technical assistance and support related to computer systems, hardware, software and network (LAN). Responds to computer problems, runs diagnostic programs, isolates problem, and determines and implements solution.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical assistance and support for incoming queries and issues related to computer systems, software, network and hardware.
  • Answering helpdesk calls/emails and entering them into the logging system. Escalating higher level support requests as required.
  • Assist with unlocking and resetting password via Active Directory
  • Maintain daily performance of network printers and copiers. Replace toner for all laser printers in the building, diagnose and troubleshoot problems.
  • Build setup and deploy new workstations. Replace, clean and repair faulty computer equipment (desktops, keyboards, mice, monitors, etc.)
  • Assist with special projects when required.
  • Maintain IT inventory of workstations, computers accessories, printers and toner cartridges. Place order with vendors when stock needs replenishing.
  • Contact vendors (Dell, TGI, etc.) to schedule onsite repair appointment as needed.
  • Assist with daily backup and restore task and data migration projects. Update tracking spreadsheets in a timely manner.
  • Troubleshooting issues with applications face to face with users and remotely
  • Configuring/troubleshooting email clients (both desktop and mobile)

Software Requirements:

  • Microsoft Windows 7, Windows 10 and Mac OSX
  • Microsoft Office 2013 and higher, SharePoint Online
  • Microsoft Active Directory and Exchange
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • Trend Micro Antivirus
  • Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
  • DameWare Remote Support

Technical Certification Requirements:

  • A+ Certification
  • Network + Certification

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The Paley Center for Media maintains a strong policy of equal opportunity in employment. It is our objective to recruit, hire, and retain the most qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Our equal employment philosophy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, compensation, benefits, training, promotions, transfers, job benefits, and terminations.

Application:

Interested candidates may apply to: HumanResources@paleycenter.org. Please write “DIG” in the subject line.

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Title: Freelance Production Artist
Department: Creative Services 
Location: New York, NY
Reports to: Production Director & Managing Editor

About The Paley Center for Media:

The Paley Center for Media, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with locations in New York and Los Angeles, leads the discussion about the cultural, creative, and social significance of television, radio, and emerging platforms for the professional community and media-interested public.

Drawing upon its curatorial expertise, an international collection, and close relationships with the leaders of the media community, the Paley Center examines the intersections between media and society. The general public can access the Paley Archive – including special African-American, Hispanic, and LGBT collections – and participate in programs that explore and celebrate the creativity, the innovations, the personalities, and the leaders who are shaping media.

Through the global programs of its Media Council and International Council, the Paley Center also serves as a neutral setting where media professionals can engage in discussion and debate about the evolving media landscape.

Previously known as The Museum of Television & Radio, the Paley Center was founded in 1975 by William S. Paley, a pioneering innovator in the industry. For more information, please visit paleycenter.org.

Scope:

The Paley Center for Media is looking for a well-rounded production artist to work closely with the Creative Services Production Director in a fast-paced environment, to execute designs from the Design & Creative team for print materials, gallery-related signage, and digital assets of all kinds (screen slates, evites, social art, website features and ads, ppt presentations, and more).

This is a freelance position. The hours are based on the needs of the business.

The work must be onsite during business hours, no computer equipment necessary.

Responsibilities:

  • The production of translating one design across various pieces for both digital and print.
  • Typeset multiple rounds of changes with accuracy.
  • Re-size logos and digital ads.
  • File and print pre-production of all kinds, especially important for print ads and large-scale printing.
  • Pre-flight, collect or output, and deliver press-ready files to various printers and vendors, following up on technical details where necessary.
  • Maintain up-to-date specs and delivery details for vendors and partners.
  • Occasionally help in preparing web content for the company's website.

Skill Requirements:

  • Expert knowledge of all industry standard software (Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat), layout and typesetting, file manipulation, scanning and light image retouching, package assets for release to printers or media partners.
  • Troubleshoot problems as they arise with both the creative team and the printers.
  • Hands-on knowledge of prepress for offset and digital output essential.
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and Powerpoint necessary.
  • Experience with outdoor and display/gallery-grade signage strongly preferred.
  • Font knowledge, color theory understanding, and Web skills (Dreamweaver, Flash) are a plus.
  • Good organization and people skills as well as high attention to detail a must.
  • Interest in media and arts preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The Paley Center for Media maintains a strong policy of equal opportunity in employment. It is our objective to recruit, hire, and retain the most qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Our equal employment philosophy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, compensation, benefits, training, promotions, transfers, job benefits, and terminations.

Application:

Please send resume, cover letter, link to portfolio, and salary requirements to: HumanResources@paleycenter.org. Please write “PAF-LI” in the subject line.

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