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.

 


Open Positions



Director, Digital Growth & Marketing Analytics
Production Coordinator, Industry Programming
Director, Public Programming
VP, Human Resources
Recruiter (Media Focused)
Associate, Events & Memberships
Creative Services Production Artist
Senior Director, Education
Curator
Director, Industry Programs
Senior Manager, Visitor Services

 

 


 

Director, Digital Growth & Marketing Analytics

Marketing & Communications · New York, New York

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Scope

Reporting to the SVP Marketing, the Director, Digital Growth & Marketing Analytics is a high-energy, entrepreneurial, results-driven, highly organized individual who is nimble and thrives in a fast-paced environment. They closely monitor the impact of Paley initiatives and recommend adjustments based on key analytic trends and marketing results.

The Director is highly capable of driving business growth in this digital age demonstrating deep understanding of data analytics to develop, implement, track and trend impactful integrated digital marketing campaigns and promotional initiatives across all consumer touchpoints. The ideal candidate has a proven track record of scaling audience and viewership within entertainment, media or agency environments with a data-informed approach and conversion rate optimization. They are able to recognize and take action on multi-faceted trends in viewer traffic to capitalize on organic reach.

This individual is responsible for the planning and execution of strategic, multi-channel marketing, promotional, and sales campaigns that will continue to build awareness and optimize the Paley brand and mission and digital market value, increase viewership of all digital content, increase ticket sales and memberships and drive traffic to paid and public events in New York and Los Angeles.

They will have relationships, experiences and be responsible for securing annual bartered media deals across digital, TV, print, outdoor, radio, audio, and other platforms. They will collaborate with internal partners in the programming, development, and sponsorship departments to package and leverage these assets.

Results will be measured by digital viewership, social media subscriber growth, ticket sales for live events, memberships, and visitor traffic. They will also work with external marketing and content partners and talent on cross-promotions to amplify efforts.

 

Responsibilities

  • Define, plan and implement strategic, multi-channel, and insight-driven digital marketing, promotional, and acquisition campaigns to grow the scale of the audience and brand market value for Paley to build awareness, drive digital viewership, membership, ticket sales revenue, and attendance at Paley’s public and industry programs and events
  • Collaborate cross-functionally to enable and advance our targeting and retargeting capabilities and deliver a more enhanced database of members, prospects and general audience using data analytics and CRM to bridge the relationship between Marketing, Sales, Communications, and Development.
  • Partner with the SVP Marketing to secure bartered marketing and promotional partnerships with key consumer and industry media outlets (TV, radio, digital, print, outdoor, etc.), cultural institutions, tourist, travel and hospitality organizations, schools, and other relevant organizations
  • Execute all bartered marketing and promotional partnerships effectively to raise mass awareness of upcoming programs and events
  • Manage pro bono agencies to leverage data analytics and develop comprehensive marketing campaigns, content and influencer strategies, and other growth initiatives across digital, TV, radio, print, and outdoor
  • Collaborate with content partners (i.e., streaming/digital, broadcast, cable) and talent on cross-promotions. Maintain responsibility for Paley’s digital growth agenda in building awareness of Paley through relationships with relevant influencers on all platforms
  • Create marketing and communications plans that drive membership at all levels which include our corporate donors, international and media council members, and the President’s Circle and Patron Circle donors
  • Work with and manage agencies to develop a comprehensive advertising campaign and content strategy across bartered digital, TV, radio, print, outdoor, and partner with Communications to help secure PSAs across all platforms
  • Partner with Creative Services to direct creative content on all printed and digital communication materials and to create relevant, contemporary brand experiences to attract and retain donors, corporate partners, major gifts, media partners and viewership to ensure continued growth
  • Partner with the creation of content and brand style core message development, website, electronic communications, fundraising collateral, sizzle reels, and decks
  • Develop and prepare key messaging and presentation materials for senior management. Assist in building consensus, secure proper approvals and communicate strategic marketing initiatives with department heads
  • Create and execute marketing strategy campaigns and create growth goals for audience viewership and attendance, social engagement and followers/subscribers and track, measure and report on performance towards the goals on a regular basis.
  • Ensure compliance and consistency of brand and creative services in all activities
  • Work with sales & sponsorship and development to create decks and materials with data for recap reports. Analyze marketing data to monitor other venue attractions and our guests’ experience, proposing changes as needed
  • Participate in other projects as assigned by Paley executive team.

     

Core Competencies

Our successful employees meet the following criteria:

  • Highly organized with proven ability to meet deadlines and budgets.
  • Outstanding leadership skills and ability to lead cross functional teams.
  • Ability to take ownership of all tasks and manage simultaneously.
  • Outstanding verbal communication and superior business writing skills.
  • Positive and professional demeanor with excellent interpersonal, administrative and managerial skills.
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks while maintaining attention to detail.
  • Resourcefulness, creativity and strong problem-solving and research skills.

 

Requirements

  • Must have a 4-year degree from an accredited college or university
  • 8+ years of marketing and digital experience within the media and entertainment industries with a proven track record
  • success maximizing revenue goals and driving viewership through innovative sales and marketing concepts
  • Deep understanding and experience with digital marketing analytical tools, automation platforms and technology systems like Microsoft Dynamics 365, Salesforce.com or other CRM systems.
  • Highly collaborative, consensus builder who has the ability to be an influencer that drives the business forward and builds trust by valuing others
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills to represent Paley with excellence in the C-suite of corporate partners, a prominent outside Board, and with our executives
  • Excellent project management skills and client-centered orientation
  • Impeccable written and verbal communications skills
  • Highly organized with very strong project management skills
  • Bilingual in Spanish desirable
  • Proof of completed Covid vaccination and booster


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Production Coordinator

Industry Programming · New York, New York

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Scope

The Paley Center for Media is seeking an extremely organized and self-motivated Production Coordinator to support the production and post-production of timely and compelling programming and build upon Paley’s history of delivering top-quality, best-in-class events for the Paley Media Council – an exclusive, invitation-only membership community for top industry leaders from across the rapidly-changing global media landscape.

Reporting to the Vice President, Industry Programming, the Coordinator will support the smooth running of the Programming department and coordinate internal process requirements and communications between team members. This role contributes to the successful delivery across all Industry programs, which includes panels, conferences, and the annual Paley International Council Summit – one of the most influential gatherings in the industry.

The ideal candidate is a quick learner, detail-oriented multi-tasker, and communicative and proactive team player, possessing some event and show production experience, a desire to deepen industry knowledge, to sharpen and diversify skills across a range of high-profile live and virtual events.

 

Responsibilities

  • Provide production support from pre-production to post-production, including schedule coordination, creative asset management, release execution and tracking, and edit projects
  • Track incoming creative briefs, manage assets and folder organization for new projects and update status documents and tracking platforms accordingly
  • Develop run of shows and other documents for events, as needed
  • Act as liaison to multiple departments and cross-functional partners, including Programming, Development, Marketing, Communications, Creative, Legal, Facilities, etc., effectively communicating all production information and ensuring program requirements are anticipated, met and emergent issues are quickly flagged and addressed
  • Working closely with the Tech team, drive the post-production lifecycle, ensuring timelines and deliverables are met, including delivering post-production assets to partners and audience
  • With Director, Industry Programming, facilitate coordination with external stakeholders (speakers, moderators, and partners); schedule prep calls, obtain necessary materials and fulfill logistics
  • Other duties as discussed and assigned

 

Core Competencies

Our successful employees meet the following criteria:

  • Highly organized with proven ability to meet deadlines and budgets.
  • Outstanding leadership skills and ability to lead cross functional teams.
  • Ability to take ownership of all tasks and manage simultaneously.
  • Outstanding verbal communication and superior business writing skills.
  • Positive and professional demeanor with excellent interpersonal, administrative and managerial skills.
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks while maintaining attention to detail.
  • Resourcefulness, creativity, and strong problem-solving and research skills.

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Preferably a degree in film, communication, business, or a related field.
  • 1-3 years of experience working in an event and/or media production environment preferred.
  • Interest in the global media industry and popular culture.
  • Familiarity with pre and post-production processes for live in-person and virtual events.
  • Proficiency in Excel and Word.
  • Ability to follow through on tight deadlines while managing multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Attentive to detail, well-organized, with strong problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to work occasional weekends, and evenings.
  • Organized, creative, and flexible self-starter, able to work as part of a team and independently.
  • Communicates effectively on the phone, by email, and in person.
  • Proof of completed Covid-19 vaccination and booster.


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Director, Public Programming

Programming · New York, New York

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Scope

The Director of Public Programming is a high-energy, entrepreneurial, results-driven, and highly organized individual, who serves in a key role within this prestigious organization. The position is responsible for planning and executing the public programming strategy and schedule by successfully producing compelling programming that is aligned with institutional priorities and timelines.

Reporting to the SVP, Public Programming, the Director will book, produce and project manage programs, exhibits and experiences for the public that celebrate the most noteworthy talent and shows that offer a peek behind the creative process--educating audiences about how series are born, characters are developed and how storylines can have a positive impact. In this role, the Director, Public Programming will confirm programs and talent, exhibits and experiences that deliver a relevant and exciting programming agenda. These programs will raise awareness on the vital role the Paley Center has in presenting impactful and entertaining conversations/experiences and will draw press coverage as well as drive ticket sales, membership, viewership, and visitor traffic to the Paley Center.

 

Responsibilities

Program Development and Procurement

  • Collaborate with the Programming and Curatorial teams as well as other departments to develop and book unique and influential talent, programs, educational workshops, membership events, exhibits and experiences including, but not limited to:
    • Identify critically acclaimed shows, star-studded events and premieres, the most relevant topics, themes and issues and A-List talent to be panelists and moderators who will draw press as well as audience, and enhance the prestige of a PaleyLive, PaleyImpact, PaleyFestival, Paley Honors, Education workshop/mentorship or membership event.
    • Book and confirm programs and talent, exhibits and experiences that deliver a relevant and exciting programming agenda.
  • Align programming with institutional priorities in TV (linear, streaming cable, studios) sports/e-sports, gaming/interactive entertainment, news/journalism, advertising/brands, family, social media platforms, music, technology, radio/streaming audio, Spanish language, among others.
  • Work with Creative Services to produce immersive and interactive tentpole exhibits as well as partner activations/experiences to ensure that there are engaging offerings year-round.
  • Develop book, confirm and execute PaleyGX events (video gaming and interactive entertainment) as well as Family programming and Podcasting events.
  • Research and share insights on media trends to inform program development and talent participation.

Program Organizational Oversight

  • Maintain day-to-day oversight for all operations and logistics for programs, exhibits, experiences and initiatives including, but not limited to:
    • Secure programming lineups six months in advance; deliver bi-annual calendar.
      Create and maintain tracking and booking documents as well as timelines to monitor all ongoing activities. Ensure deadlines are met.
    • Obtain all necessary internal approvals to book events and participants.
      Coordinate communication and logistics across internal departments and across external organizations to ensure seamless planning and execution. Work with Technical and Facilities teams to appropriately set up in-person and virtual events.
    • Secure talent quotes for press releases, artwork, headshots for promotional materials, talent releases, video and all other collateral material.
    • Draft invitations, thank you and executive correspondence and proposals; manage prep calls with talent, partner organizations and other third parties.
  • Work with Finance to create budgets and ensure that budgets are met. Additionally, assist in raising specified allotted funds to meet programming budgets.
  • Partner with Paley Center’s Communications, Marketing, Creative Services, Social Media to create promotional campaigns that position each public program, exhibit and experience as a must-attend event that will drive membership, increase visitor traffic and generate sold-out audiences.
  • Manage RSVPs, track tickets sales and distribution to ensure that all sponsor and partner obligations, as well as revenue goals, are met.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with executives across the industry, as well as managers, publicists, talent and top journalists to secure as moderators. 
  • Participate in other projects as assigned.

 

Core Competencies

Our successful employees meet the following criteria:

  • Highly organized with proven ability to meet deadlines and budgets.
  • Outstanding leadership skills and ability to lead cross functional teams.
  • Ability to take ownership of all tasks and manage simultaneously.
  • Outstanding verbal communication and superior business writing skills.
  • Positive and professional demeanor with excellent interpersonal, administrative and managerial skills.
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks while maintaining attention to detail.
  • Resourcefulness, creativity, and strong problem-solving and research skills.

 

Requirements

  • 8+ years of producing live productions within entertainment, sports, video gaming and other media.
  • Experience producing exhibits or other special events.
  • Proven track record of securing high-profile talent for programs.
  • In-depth knowledge of the media industry, broadly defined, is a plus.
  • 4+ years of project and budget management experience, in a supervisory capacity.
  • Detail-oriented with superior written, verbal, organizational and time management skills.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills to represent Paley with key contacts; ability to influence decision-makers; proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Current network of industry contacts
  • Highly proactive and collaborative. Takes pride and ownership of all responsibilities to ensure success.
  • A self-starter who is resourceful, creative and has strong problem-solving skills.
  • BA degree is required.
  • Bilingual in Spanish is a plus.
  • Proof of completed Covid-19 vaccination and booster.


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VP, Human Resources

Human Resources · New York, New York

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Scope

The Paley Center for Media seeks a VP, Human Resources who will provide executive-level leadership and management to the Paley Center’s HR operations. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer & EVP Operations, this individual plays a key role in continuing, developing, and implementing strategies that advance Paley’s efforts to be a high-performance organization that is fueled by a skilled, engaged, and diverse workforce, and a vibrant and inclusive culture. The VP, Human Resources will oversee the development and implementation of HR strategies and functions that support Paley’s mission, culture, and values.

The VP, Human Resources is responsible for the day-to-day HR activities of the organization, including recruitment, employee relations, employee engagement, benefits, compliance, performance management, and people reporting strategies. They will work collaboratively with the rest of the team to ensure a culture that promotes a high level of employee experience and engagement through the effective delivery of all HR services.

 

Responsibilities

  • Identify best practices and implement a scalable, cohesive HR strategy and infrastructure
  • Design and embed Paley’s policies around its stated values with a focus on employee engagement & retention, learning & development benefits planning & administration, and employee satisfaction and compliance matters
  • Partner with the Executive Team to review strategy and make recommendations for best practices to attract and retain the high-quality talent
  • Manage Talent Acquisition to find, recommend and hire the best candidates in the marketplace
    Engage staff on employee relations matters, cultural initiatives, and day-to-day process development and improvement to provide a work environment free from bias and conducive to success
  • Serve as an effective business partner to all department heads which includes assisting managers with communication and coaching with respect to performance management, team development, and employee relations
  • Review and develop benefit options including retirement/403b, time off policies, wellness, and reward programs that are competitive, comprehensive and well-utilized
  • Provide guidance on complex employee relations issues and partner with Paley’s employment counsel when necessary
  • Ensure Paley’s policies and procedures are compliant with all employment laws and regulatory requirements, analyzing and proposing measures to mitigate key risks, working with Paley’s employment counsel when necessary
  • Partner with Finance on managing manpower planning and associated compensation to budget
  • Well-versed in industry news and trends, with the ability to translate these into opportunities and strategies to meet emerging needs, maintain compliance, and mitigate risk
  • Participate in other projects as assigned.

 

Core Competencies

Our successful employees meet the following criteria:

  • Highly organized with proven ability to meet deadlines and budgets.
  • Outstanding leadership skills and ability to lead cross functional teams.
  • Ability to take ownership of all tasks and manage simultaneously.
  • Outstanding verbal communication and superior business writing skills.
  • Positive and professional demeanor with excellent interpersonal, administrative and managerial skills.
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks while maintaining attention to detail.
  • Resourcefulness, creativity, and strong problem-solving and research skills.

 

Requirements

  • Minimum of 10+ years of work experience in impactful HR roles including leadership of the function
  • Experience in successfully operating in a matrixed organization with integrated relationships and providing HR consultation to senior leadership
  • Proven ability to successfully build, lead and develop teams
  • Excellent knowledge of employment legislation and regulations in the US
  • Effective with data-driven analysis and reporting
  • Ability to make critical decisions that serve the best interests of the organization and reach outcomes that gain the support and acceptance of all parties
  • Experience with HRIS and ATS systems. Knowledge of ADP Workforce Now a plus.
    BA in Human Resources or allied field required. MBA and/or SPHR a plus.
  • This is a hybrid role that requires working in NYC Office at least three times per week.
    Completed COVID vaccination.


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Recruiter (Media Focused)

Human Resources · New York, New York

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Scope

This role begins immediately and runs through March 31, 2022.

The Paley Center is growing and looking for a skilled recruiter to attract and hire talented individuals. The Recruiter will perform all phases of the recruitment process from posting jobs, generating candidate pipeline, candidate sourcing, phone screening, interviews, and selection recommendations to hiring managers. This position will provide an efficient and high-touch experience for every candidate from application stage to offer, evaluating skill level, driving the interview process and offer process. This includes support with in conducting reference checks, making salary recommendations and closing of candidates within budget. The entire process must create an environment that welcomes each candidate. The role requires the cultivation of an in-depth network and candidate pipeline.

 

Responsibilities

  • Recruit top talent across a wide range of roles and fill open positions within budget and in a timely manner.
  • Develop a best-in-class hiring experience for candidates starting with establishing strong relationships and partnering with hiring managers to quickly understand their specific hiring needs.
  • Source passive candidates via social networking, career websites, cold-calling, professional organizations, and web searches.
  • Build talent pipelines to fill current and future roles to drive improvements in time to hire and candidate quality.
  • Conduct initial interviews and identify appropriate candidates to hiring managers.
  • Manage process of scheduling and coordinating with hiring managers.
  • Conduct reference checks on prospective new hires.
  • Extend offers to candidates and generate offer letters upon approval.
  • Update staffing reports regularly to reflect recruitment status and efforts.
  • Participate in special projects and other duties as assigned.

 

Core Competencies

Our successful employees meet the following criteria:

  • Highly organized with proven ability to meet deadlines and budgets.
  • Outstanding leadership skills and ability to lead cross functional teams.
  • Ability to take ownership of all tasks and manage simultaneously.
  • Outstanding verbal communication and superior business writing skills.
  • Superior business writing skills.
  • Positive and professional demeanor with excellent interpersonal, administrative and managerial skills.
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks while maintaining attention to detail.
  • Resourcefulness, creativity and strong problem-solving and research skills.

 

Requirements

  • 5+ years of full-cycle recruiting experience in an agency or corporate setting in the media/entertainment/sports/sales/non-profit industries highly preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Human Resources or a related field.
  • Experience in successfully managing all phases of recruitment and ensuring the implementation of effective recruiting strategies.
  • Ability to analyze job descriptions to determine required qualifications to proactively identify qualified candidates.
  • Proven track record sourcing and hiring passive candidates.
  • Strong influencing skills and demonstrated ability to quickly establish rapport build credibility and create partnerships at all levels within the company.
  • Demonstrated ability to problem-solve, multi-task, and meet deadlines with a sense of urgency, while working in a high volume, fast-paced environment.
  • Self-motivated and able to work autonomously.
  • ATS proficiency is required preferably BambooHR and LinkedIn Recruiter.
  • Proof of completed COVID vaccination and/or booster.


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Associate, Events & Membership

Development · New York, New York

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Scope

The Paley Center for Media is seeking a high-energy, results-driven applicant to join its Development team as a full-time Associate, Events & Membership. The primary responsibilities of this role are to provide production support and logistics for all Paley programs including but not limited to the Paley Honors(Gala), Trustee, Patron and President’s Circle, Corporate Member, Media Council, Public Programming and Sponsorship events, as well as facility rentals for events, meetings, parties, etc. throughout the year. Through detailed communication and calendar management, the Associate will ensure operational alignment between the Development and Programming departments. In addition, this position will assist in achieving The Paley Center’s fundraising goals through the successful application of membership acquisition, retention, and conversion strategies.

The position will report to the Director, Events & Membership and work closely with other members of the Paley staff, as well as external vendors. Staffing responsibilities will require onsite participation for special events, programs and projects, as needed or assigned, including occasional early days, late evenings and weekends.

 

Responsibilities

Paley Programs 

  • Assists the Director, Events and Memberships with logistics for multiple events, receptions, dinners, and meetings throughout the year, as directed.
  • Maintains event and rental calendars.
  • Coordinates and executes all event production needs including but not limited to database management, RSVPs, front of house management, seating, run of shows, and check-in for all events and rentals as needed.
  •  Schedules, trains, assigns responsibilities and supervises Paley event staff and volunteers to ensure coverage as well as service excellence.
  • Hires and serves as the primary liaison with caterers and other outside vendors being mindful of budgetary parameters.
  • Collaborates with programming department to identify and communicate key information to external stakeholders (networks, studios, etc.) which includes, but is not limited to, coordination of speakers and moderators, pre-event agenda/logistics memos, rehearsals with tech team.
  • Manages all internal tracking for programming projects to ensure timelines and deliverables are being met including delivery of post-production assets to all partners (Citi, Verizon, etc.).
  • Maintains calendar and tracking information for all post-production deliverables including full programs, video highlights, social media clips, and all needs for press and promotion.
    Identify video clips for industry speaker thank you notes and coordinates with internal teams including tech, etc.
  • Participates in other duties as assigned.

Facility Rentals

  • Proactively develops and markets Paley rental opportunities by utilizing communication strategies in conjunction with the Communications and Marketing Departments.
  • Fields calls from prospective clients and hosts site visits.
  • Maintains Paley calendar for rental updates.
  • Reviews budget for each rental, negotiates rental deals, and coordinates with Business Affairs for contract review/approval.
  • Works with Finance for billing, invoice, and payment-related matters.
  • Communicates internal Event Rental memos as appropriate.
  • Executes pre-production and production elements and provides onsite event management.
  • Provides the highest level of customer service.
  • Leverages rental relationships to convert into Corporate Memberships.
  • Participates in other duties as assigned.

Membership and Partner Services

  • Supports Paley 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.
  • Assists with implementing hospitality initiatives to welcome new members and service existing members to foster a sense of community and commitment to the Paley Center.
  • Works with the Manager, Development & Membership to ensure that all records are complete and accurate in CRM pertaining to Paley Center events and rentals.
  • Participates in other duties as assigned.

    

Core Competencies

Our successful employees meet the following criteria:

  • Highly organized with proven ability to meet deadlines and budgets.
  • Outstanding leadership skills and ability to lead cross functional teams.
  • Ability to take ownership of all tasks and manage simultaneously.
  • Outstanding verbal communication and superior business writing skills.
  • Positive and professional demeanor with excellent interpersonal, administrative and managerial skills.
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks while maintaining attention to detail.
  • Resourcefulness, creativity and strong problem-solving and research skills.

 

Requirements

  • 2+ years of experience in events, preferably in a fundraising department.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required.
  • Highly organized, resourceful, creative, and attentive to detail.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and immediately respond to internal and external key stakeholders in a professional manner.
  • Strong work ethic and self-starter, and extremely comfortable in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment with excellent project management skills.
  • Ability to provide the highest level of service (internal and external).
  • Proven ability to work in a team environment across all departments.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and writing skills.
  • Ability to have flexible hours including early mornings, nights, and weekends, as needed.
  • Highest level proficiency in Raiser’s Edge, Word, and Excel.
  • Knowledge of the TV/media industry a plus.


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Creative Services Production Artist

Creative Services · New York, New York

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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 with the possibility of full-time.

 

Responsibilities

  • The production of translating one design across various pieces for both digital and print.
  • Typeset multiple rounds of changes with accuracy for a wide range of projects.
  • Update multiple types of files for departments across the company, for assets including screen slates, evites, social art, website features and ads, ppt presentations, and more. ​
  • 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.
  • Other duties as assigned.

    

Core Competencies

Our successful employees meet the following criteria:

  • Highly organized with proven ability to meet deadlines and budgets.
  • Outstanding leadership skills and ability to lead cross functional teams.
  • Ability to take ownership of all tasks and manage simultaneously.
  • Outstanding verbal communication and superior business writing skills.
  • Positive and professional demeanor with excellent interpersonal, administrative and managerial skills.
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks while maintaining attention to detail.
  • Resourcefulness, creativity and strong problem-solving and research skills.


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Senior Director, Education

Education · New York, New York
Reports to: Chief Programming Officer & EVP

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Scope

Reporting to the Chief Programming Officer & EVP, The Paley Center for Media seeks a results-driven and organized, Senior Director of Education, to develop, spearhead and implement an inspired and innovative educational strategy to position the organization as a leader in media and digital literacy. 

With an entrepreneurial spirit, the position will be responsible for the vision, design and execution of a 21st-century learning curriculum that will build upon the Paley Center’s media literacy foundation and highlight the importance of diverse portrayals on television, as well as television’s powerful influence in breaking barriers, shattering stereotypes and educating audiences. Additionally, this high-energy individual will increase our digital literacy programs with a focus on STEM/STEAM, coding, gaming, virtual reality and other immersive media.

The Senior Director, Education will deliver engaging educational experiences (including virtual and in-person classes, teacher workshops, career readiness programs, summer camps, internships and special initiatives, among others, using the most current and emerging digital and media literacy technologies to augment current classroom curriculum and targeting participants at multiple learning stages including K – 12, college, or participants entering and/or already in the workforce.

 

Responsibilities

  • Oversee the Paley Center’s Education department and annual calendar including supervising staff, cultivating a robust roster of offerings and managing all programs and operations.
  • Lead curriculum development and interpretative methodologies including the review of new and existing lesson plans, workshops, internships, etc. to ensure department meets institutional objectives and advances media and digital learning across the country.
  • Research and develop media literacy and digital learning curriculum to support classroom learning and to provide engaging professional development workshops, symposiums and internships, after school programs, distance learning, weekend programs, and virtual summer camps.
  • Write, create, and prepare lesson plans for each class and communicate clear objectives for all learning activities.
  • Teach and inspire target audiences to explore relevant subject matter that includes diverse portrayals on television as well as STEM, coding, gaming, virtual reality, and other immersive media.
  • Oversee all internship and career readiness programs/workshops. Develop curriculum and teach classes.
  • Conduct research and be an expert in digital learning technologies, recommending and utilizing new platforms needed to ensure successful implementation of education programs.
  • Develop and implement best practices for the institution’s media literacy and digital learning strategy and identify new educational opportunities to engage participants.
  • Supervise the project management, administration and logistical details for all aspects of the education program including the structure, day-to-day function, procedures, evaluations, materials and policies.
  • Collaborate with internal departments to ensure cross-functional communication, promotion of programs and achievement of project goals.
  • Actively participate in the development of and implementation of educational grant projects from foundations, corporations, and/or individuals.
  • Prepare, monitor and meet budgets.
  • Maintain, identify, develop, expand and foster collaborative relationships with educational partners, funders and Departments of Education.
  • Represent and promote the Paley Center at educational related events.
  • Participate in other projects as assigned.

 

Core Competencies

Our successful employees meet the following criteria:

  • Highly organized with proven ability to meet deadlines and budgets.
  • Outstanding leadership skills and ability to lead cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to take ownership of all tasks and manage simultaneously.
  • Outstanding verbal communication and superior business writing skills.
  • Positive and professional demeanor with excellent interpersonal, administrative, and managerial skills.
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks while maintaining attention to detail.

 

Requirements

  • Possesses a minimum of 10+years of teaching experience in both traditional and virtual teaching environments and in serving a diverse constituency
  • Expertise in media literacy and digital learning with knowledge of current education methodologies
  • Proven knowledge of New York and Los Angeles public and private school programs and state and federal Common Core Standards for K-12; experience teaching at the college level
  • Demonstrated knowledge in computer software, video game platforms and has prior experience in the development of a STEM-based curriculum
  • Knowledge of various video game platforms - X Box, Nintendo, PlayStation and PC-based systems.
  • Strong awareness of media landscape and trends in education.
  • Exceptional presentation and communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented with superior written, verbal, organizational and time management skills.
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong ability to manage time effectively and handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Highly proactive and collaborative.
  • Takes pride and ownership of all responsibilities to ensure success.
  • Creative and flexible self-starter able to work as part of a team, as well as independently.
  • A strong professional drive and entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Master’s Degree in Education required.
  • Bilingual Spanish (reading, speaking and writing) is a plus.
  • Proof of COVID vaccination and booster.


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Curator

Public Programming · New York, New York

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Scope

The Curator oversees the stewardship of the renowned Paley Archive, often referred to as a National Treasure. This position curates the collection including the selection, acquisition and preservation of programming.

The Curator plays a significant role in the Paley Center’s public programming agenda and is responsible for the conceptualization, ideation, and realization of a range of different scaled events, programs, exhibitions, experiences, and interpretative initiatives. In this position, the Curator supports and leads the Paley Center’s ambitious programmatic calendar by developing content for events, programs, series, festivals, exhibits, and tv shows among other experiences that are topical, culturally relevant, impactful and inclusive. Ideas and programs should also drive viewership, awareness, visibility and visitor traffic.

The Curator ensures that the interpretation of Paley Center’s programs and experiences reflect the media industry broadly defined and that the content furthers the Paley Center’s mission to showcase the importance and impact of media on our culture and society.

 

Responsibilities

  • Analyze the current assets in the Paley Archive, review proposed donations, identify and procure sought-after programs and utilize the archive to support our programming in compelling ways.
  • Conduct research on and become extremely knowledgeable about current subjects and issues in media related to annual program priorities including TV (linear, streaming cable, studios, sports/e-sports, gaming/interactive entertainment, news/journalism, advertising/brands, family, radio/streaming audio, social media platforms, music, technology, Spanish language, and international, among others.
    Remain highly informed of developments in the industry and society. Pulse on pop culture trends.
  • Research, evaluate, and identify the most relevant shows as well as frame topics, themes, and issues for programs, education workshops, classes, exhibits and experiences. Propose the most appropriate participants and moderators (when needed) for all Paley verticals to showcase Paley’s collection, underscore annual programmatic goals and highlight the organization’s mission. 
  • Identify A-list talent, premieres, shows, subjects and star-studded events for PaleyLives, PaleyFests and PaleyFrontRows that increase audiences and drive memberships.
  • Shape ideas for timely PaleyImpact programs that explore how media influences public discourse with thought leaders and recognized authorities on issue-related subjects.
  • Originate immersive and interactive exhibits/experiences including A Salute to Black Achievements in Television, A Salute to LGBTQ+ Pride Achievements in Television, A Salute to Hispanic Achievements in Television, Spooktacular and PaleyLand. Propose ideas with outside organizations, networks and studios to create other major exhibits/experiences.
    • Collaborate with Creative Services on the structure and design, research and write text and copy, identify photos, video clips, artifacts and work with programming and business/legal affairs to ascertain rights holders for videos.
    • Build and maintain advisory boards for exhibits.
  • Work with VP of Programming/Festivals to identify Paley Honors themes and participants.
  • Identify screenings and produce video compilations for PaleyLives, PaleyImpacts, and Paley Honors; conduct research, select video highlights, and organize video edit scripts to effectively reflect the theme and subject.
  • Curate PaleyGX events (video gaming/interactive entertainment) including hosting influencers, tournaments, tutorials and play it here first game drops.
    • Develop family programming events, screening schedules as well as podcasting events.
    • Lead Membership program tours and activities. 
    • Work with Education to identify guest lecturers and speakers for career readiness workshops and internships.
  • Partner with Education to write, create, and prepare curriculum for internships (currently Roth College Internship); teach classes and seminars when appropriate.
  • Lead conversations with confirmed moderators/participants to prepare for events; research and prepare questions and write outlines.
  • Fact-check all information and ensure it is presented in a clear and insightful way.
  • Draft formal remarks and executive correspondence on behalf of the Paley Center.
  • Develop TV special and series ideas/proposals and provide insight on shows.
  • Work with Development to research and develop pertinent concepts for grant proposals, write and review proposals and respond to RFPs from potential sponsors, foundations and individual donors.
  • Collaborate with Communications, Marketing and Creative Services to write and prepare public programming-related materials for PR/ Marketing efforts. Serve as media spokesperson as requested.
  • Represent institution at various industry or academic events.
  • Participate in other projects as assigned

 

Core Competencies

Our successful employees meet the following criteria:

  • Highly organized with proven ability to meet deadlines and budgets.
  • Outstanding leadership skills and ability to lead cross functional teams.
  • Ability to take ownership of all tasks and manage simultaneously.
  • Outstanding verbal communication and superior business writing skills.
  • Positive and professional demeanor with excellent interpersonal, administrative and managerial skills.
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks while maintaining attention to detail.
  • Resourcefulness, creativity, and strong problem-solving and research skills.

 

Requirements

  • 8+ years progressively responsible leadership and managerial experience of a content collection in a research library, archive, museum, or related setting
  • Subject area expertise in contemporary and historic television, radio, media, entertainment, technology, gaming and sports industries
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the issues, both historic and current, trends and debates as well as the key players in media, television, entertainment, sports, music gaming/interactive entertainment, tech, social media, advertising/brands, radio/streaming audio.
  • Competency in curating exhibits and experiences.
  • Experience interpreting media as well as collections for the public in exhibitions or programming
  • Ability to foster relationships with industry partners.
  • Desire and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
    Detail-oriented with superior written, verbal, organizational and time management skills.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills to represent Paley with key contacts.
  • Highly proactive and collaborative with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Takes pride and ownership of all responsibilities to ensure success.
  • A self-starter who is resourceful, creative and has strong problem-solving skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Bilingual in Spanish is a plus
  • Proof of Covid vaccination and booster


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Director, Industry Programming

Industry Programs · New York, New York
Reports to: VP, Industry Programming

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Scope

Reporting to the Vice President, Industry Programming, the Director, Industry Programming will be responsible for producing timely and compelling programming for the Paley Media Council – an exclusive, invitation-only membership community for top industry leaders from across the rapidly-changing global media landscape. The ideal candidate has the interest, curiosity, and appetite to track the latest media trends and developments, as well as the persuasiveness, strategic thinking, and production skills to transform ideas into seamless and thought-provoking events and experiences year-round. They possess many years of event and show production experience, existing industry relationships and contacts, and a demonstrated track record of booking and managing high-profile speakers.

Annually, the Director will also help produce the Paley International Council Summit; co-chaired by Dr. Henry A. Kissinger and Frank A. Bennack, Jr. The Summit is regarded as one of the most influential gatherings in the industry and has been held in New York and around the world, including Italy, China, South Africa, German, Austria, India, Monaco, Spain, France, Turkey, Mexico, and the UK.

Working closely with colleagues in Development, Communications, and Marketing, the Director will serve a crucial role in continuing to position the Paley Center as the foremost convener of the best minds in the industry.

 

Responsibilities

  • Work with the Vice President, Industry Programming to develop and implement a successful Industry Programming strategy and schedule that align with institutional priorities and timelines.
  • Produce 15-20 high-profile Industry events annually, including the Paley International Council Summit: Conduct research, develop and conceptualize strong editorial ideas, and book and confirm the most influential and relevant speakers and moderators to engage audiences in NY, LA, and around the world.
  • Secure programming schedule six months in advance.
  • Develop, maintain, and build upon Paley’s deep Industry contacts and relationships in TV (linear, streaming cable, studios,) sports/e-sports, gaming/interactive entertainment, radio/streaming audio, news/journalism, advertising/brands, social media platforms, music, technology, Spanish language and international, among others.
  • Manage Industry event timelines, communication, and coordination across internal departments to ensure seamless event planning and execution.
  • Partner with the Development team to develop program topics, partnerships, and sponsorships that drive membership growth to meet and surpass registration and revenue goals.
  • Work with Communications team on press releases, social media initiatives, and other publicity opportunities to draw coverage to Paley’s best-in-class programming
  • Work with Creative Services and Marketing teams to develop outreach and promotional strategies and create and update marketing materials, including brochures, invitations, signage, production slates, and web pages.
  • Work with Technical and Facilities teams to appropriately set up in-person and virtual events.
  • Work with Finance to ensure adherence to revenue goals and budget and assist in raising specified allotted funds to meet budgets.
  • Draft high-level remarks, briefs, and other executive communications; manage prep calls.
  • Represent and promote The Paley Center for Media at various industry and business events.
  • Oversee staff, when appropriate.
  • Other projects, as discussed and assigned.

 

Core Competencies

Our successful employees meet the following criteria:

  • Highly organized with proven ability to meet deadlines and budgets.
  • Outstanding leadership skills and ability to lead cross functional teams.
  • Ability to take ownership of all tasks and manage simultaneously.
  • Outstanding verbal communication and superior business writing skills.
  • Positive and professional demeanor with excellent interpersonal, administrative and managerial skills.
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks while maintaining attention to detail.
  • Resourcefulness, creativity and strong problem-solving and research skills.

 

Requirements

  • 8+ years of Media Industry Event Programming and management.
  • Possess the executive gravitas to continue to elevate and shape The Paley Center.
  • Possess a contact list of senior level relationships in the Industry with the ability to create new relationships
  • Proven track record in planning & executing conferences and business summits on time and within budget.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the 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 and remain poised under pressure.
  • Outstanding leadership skills and ability to lead cross functional teams.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Highly proactive and collaborative.
  • Excellent interpersonal, supervisory, administrative and managerial skills.
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks while maintaining attention to detail.
  • Takes pride and ownership of all responsibilities and ensures success.
  • A self-starter who is resourceful, creative and has strong problem-solving
  • BA degree is required.
  • Bilingual in Spanish, a plus.
  • Proof of covid vaccination and booster.


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Senior Manager, Visitor Services

Industry Programs · New York, New York
Reports to: Vice President, Facilities and Special Projects

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Scope

The Senior Manager, Visitor Services, is responsible for managing the daily operations of the Visitor Services department to deliver a phenomenal guest experience in support of all Paley programs, exhibits, PaleyGX, special events, and group tours. In addition to managing the overall operations of Paley’s library and mailroom services. The Senior Manager, Visitor Services is a vital public-facing role in representing the Paley brand by consistently delivering an exciting visitors’ experience that renews with each visit.

This role is a visitor and member facing opportunity which requires scheduling Tuesday through Saturday and flexibility to also work during special events which may require early morning or evenings.

 

Responsibilities

  • Ensure the seamless execution of operational flow during all Paley live programming exhibits, special events, group tours, PaleyGX, and library operations.
  • Oversees all aspects of operations for the Visitor Services department, which includes hiring, training, scheduling, supervising, payroll and onsite management of the Visitor Services team and volunteers
  • Supervise and lead a team of Visitor Service Associates; ensuring all guests are treated in a professional and friendly manner.
  • Responsible for staff development including customer service and safety training
  • Maintains and updates safety guidelines, alert Vice President, Facilities and Special Projects regarding incidents
  • Manage and coordinate the use of Paley’s ticketing platform (currently TicketWeb) with the implementation, reporting, and generating of reports and customer inquiries
  • Oversees the internal, external, and VIP seating request for Paley programs, and special events
  • Direct the Front Desk Operations including ticket sales, ticket pick-ups and cash reconciliations
  • Develops procedures and set financial goals for daily visitor donations and group visit intake
  • Maintain compliance of all safety and sanitary practice and maintenance, ensuring compliance with operational standards, Federal/state/local laws and ordinances
  • Foster and develop the most positive and friendly service environment for all patrons
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Core Competencies

Our successful employees meet the following criteria:

  • Highly organized with proven ability to meet deadlines and budgets.
  • Outstanding leadership skills and ability to lead cross functional teams.
  • Ability to take ownership of all tasks and manage simultaneously.
  • Outstanding verbal communication and superior business writing skills.
  • Positive and professional demeanor with excellent interpersonal, administ
  • rative, and managerial skills.
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks while maintaining attention to detail.
  • Resourcefulness, creativity, and strong problem-solving and research skills.

 

Requirements

  • 7+ years of experience managing a team in a service environment, such as guest service experience in a theater, performing arts center or other public space
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively respond to and interact with large crowds, staff and clients
  • Ability to learn about our Programs quickly and teach to staff
  • A problem solver who can multi-task and is detail oriented and organized
  • Strong work ethic with the ability to provide the highest level of service
  • Ability to have flexible hours throughout a schedule including early mornings, nights over a Tuesday through Saturday period
  • Highest level proficiency in Word, Excel and other box office programs such as Ticketweb or Universe
  • Extremely comfortable in a fast-paced, live events, service-oriented environment
  • Ability to stand, walk, and climb stairs for long periods of time
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 25 lbs.
  • Bilingual in Spanish, a plus
  • Completed COVID vaccination


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