Exciting and challenging opportunities exist for those interested in pursuing a career at Carnegie Hall. In addition to many rewarding professional opportunities, we offer a chance to work in one of New York's most beautiful landmark buildings, which is also a gathering place for the finest artists from around the world. Below is a listing of the departments that offer opportunities to qualified candidates, when available, ranging from internships to part-time and full-time positions.
Information Technology & New Media
Marketing & Creative Services
Program Planning & Operations
Weill Music Institute
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Information Technology and New Media
Associate Director, Information Technology
Carnegie Hall seeks a Technical Analyst, who as a member of the IT team and under the direction of the Associate Director of IT, will provide technical support to users experiencing software and hardware related problems. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: provide technical support in a windows 7 and Windows Server 2003/2008 environment; provide operational support and technical assistance to staff in the use of Microsoft Office, Microsoft Outlook, VPN software and various packaged and proprietary applications; assist with the planning and participate in the implementation, maintenance and troubleshooting of the LAN/WAN/WiFi networks; configure, install, image, troubleshoot and repair end-user desktop workstations and laptops; assist and coordinate support with other members of the IT staff and outside vendors as required; recognize recurring problem areas and develop pro-active solutions; provide timely follow-up to users and management on all support issues. The Technical Analyst is required to provide after-hours support including weekends to the Ticket Operations, Interactive Services, and Hall Operations departments and is also assigned project-based work on an as-needed basis.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field. A minimum three years technical support work experience is required. Must have experience with administration of Windows Server 2008, Microsoft Exchange Server, and Microsoft Office projects. Additionally, must have experience with TCP/IP networking hardware and software (Cisco experience a plus), cabling infrastructure, firewalls, proxy servers and IIS servers. Strong knowledge of telephony switching systems (Awaya Definity experience preferred) is also desired. Thorough, detail-oriented, with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work with all levels of staff. Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
Marketing & Creative Services
Director of Marketing & Creative Services
We seek a Marketing Coordinator who will support the Director of Marketing & Creative Services and work closely with all Marketing, Creative Services, e-Strategy, and Retail departments on common projects and goals. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Processing and tracking all invoices; Researching copy for concert blurbs in support of the Head Writer; Coordinating marketing plans for licensed products; Acting as liaison between venue renters and Carnegie Hall for all marketing approvals; Coordinating the department Concert Duty schedule and covering concerts as a member of the marketing team; Distributing incoming mail; Taking and distributing Marketing Strategy Meeting Minutes and full team minutes; Handling all incoming calls to general Marketing department phone number; Providing clerical support to the Director Marketing and Creative Services, including completing expense reports, scheduling meetings and answering phones.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree with knowledge of Classical Music. Excellent organizational skills with impeccable attention to detail. Good communication skills, both verbally and written. Excellent interpersonal skills and phone manner. Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Expert knowledge of PC applications including Word, Outlook, Excel, Explorer.
Administrative Assistant, Foundation Relations
Manager, Foundation Relations
We seek an Administrative Assistant, Foundation Relations, to provide administrative support for all aspects of Carnegie Hall’s foundation fundraising program, including proposal preparation and submission and donor tracking. Responsibilities include but are not limited to assembling, proofreading, mailing proposals; composing a variety of donor correspondence, including gift acknowledgements, invitations and letters of inquiry; researching prospective foundation donors; drafting foundation profiles and briefing memos; writing proposals and reports as needed; communicating with other departments to execute responsibilities; maintaining foundation donor records and interactions on database system; processing gifts and maintaining electronic and paper files; tracking and recording donor credits for Playbill and marketing materials.
Qualifications: BA/BS degree, meticulous attention to detail, superior writing skills, the ability to effectively multitask in a time-sensitive environment, and proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel. Experience with Tessitura or other fundraising database is also desirable. Demonstrated interest in and knowledge of the arts is preferred.
Manager, Carnegie Charge
Part-time CarnegieCharge Rep needed for our ticketing department. Very strong customer service skills required. Interaction with customers includes, but is not limited to: single ticket sales, subscription series sales, contributions, workshop registration, gift shop merchandise sales and inquiries for information on Carnegie Hall. Also some supportive administrative work. Candidate must be computer literate. Knowledge of performing arts helpful. Team player with strong interpersonal skills.
Carnegie Hall seeks interns for fall 2011 to assist the development department with daily operations including drafting correspondence, prospect research, administrative tasks, and full involvement in and exposure to fundraising at major performing arts institution, with tasks specific to area of focus: Special Events, Individual Giving, Government and Corporate Sponsorship.
Assist with data management. This includes web-based and telephone research of to identify and update contact information; maintaining the prospect management system for focus area; and other miscellaneous tasks
Assist with special event planning and implementation.
Administrative office duties such mailing, faxing, filing, etc.
Assist in grant writing and program development as needed
Assist in prospect research and cultivation
Assist with general Departmental projects as needed including Phone duty.
Candidates considering a career in fundraising and/or arts administration are encouraged to apply. Must be able to commit to twenty hours per week. Applicants must have strong writing skills, computer literacy in Microsoft Word and Excel, and excellent communication and organization skills. A meal and transportation stipend is offered.
Carnegie Hall seeks Music Ambassadors volunteers to assist with staff support, information guides, The Shop at Carnegie Hall, Carnegie Hall tours, and outreach. Music Ambassadors enjoy many benefits, including free tickets. Learn more
To volunteer, download our registration form (84kB PDF) and fax or mail it to:
Visitor Services Office
881 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10019-3210
When submitting your resume, please include a cover letter indicating the specific department or position in which you are interested.
In keeping with its goal of providing a professional work environment and in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws, Carnegie Hall provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, mental or physical handicap or disability, veteran or military status, or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, job assignment, compensation, conditions and privileges of employment, discipline, promotions, termination, and access to benefits and training.