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Artist Management Associate
Artist Management Associate
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Post Date: 05 Apr 2024

JOB OVERVIEW

The Met presents over 5,000 years of art from around the world for everyone to experience and enjoy. The Museum lives in two iconic sites in New York City—The Met Fifth Avenue and The Met Cloisters. Millions of people also take part in The Met experience online.

Since its founding in 1870, The Met has always aspired to be more than a treasury of rare and beautiful objects. We are committed to fostering a collaborative and respectful work environment with a staff as diverse as the audiences we engage. Our staff members are art lovers who are passionate about working toward a common goal: creating the most dynamic and inspiring art museum in the world.

At The Met, every staff member – from security officers to researchers to scientists and beyond – lives by our core values of respect, inclusivity, collaboration, excellence, and integrity.

Respect: Engage one another with collegiality, empathy, and kindness, always.

Inclusivity: Ensure that all are and feel welcome and valued.

Collaboration: Reach across boundaries to exchange ideas and work together toward our shared mission.

Excellence: Lead the cultural world in quality and expertise—and inspire curiosity and creativity.

Integrity: Hold ourselves to the highest moral standards, admit when we fall short, and then evolve.

GENERAL STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:
You will serve as a liaison with artists while they are rehearsing and performing at the museum and as such you will interact on a day-to-day basis with artists as well as with a wide range of other colleagues at the museum. You will also communicate with the artist or production team on the artist hospitality needs and organize the hospitality accordingly. You will additionally assist the senior producer with various administrative tasks and procedures.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:

  • Communicate with artists on arrival instructions, safety guidelines and museum protocols.
  • Liaise with museum security to inform them of onsite artist visits
  • Serve as departmental liaison during rehearsals in galleries and communicate artist needs to production management as needed.
  • Communicate with artists and production team on hospitality needs as requested.
  • Coordinate on-site hospitality for artists including purchase, set-up and clean-up
  • Reconcile hospitality and other miscellaneous expenses after production.
  • Assist Senior Producer with a range of tasks including but not limited to generating/maintaining contact sheets, drafting and trafficking performance-related documents and coordinating meetings.
  • Other administrative needs as needed.


EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • Prior experience in public-facing environment.
  • Prior experience in the performing arts.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team.
  • Ability to handle sensitive information.
  • Ability to maintain a positive and proactive approach in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Sensitivity to artist needs.
  • Proficiency in Outlook, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Proficiency in Google Docs and sheets

COMPENSATION RANGE:

  • Pay Rate: $27.50/Hourly
  • The advertised pay scale reflects the good faith minimum and maximum salary range for this role. The advertised pay scale is not a promise of a particular wage for any specific employee. The specific compensation offered to a candidate may be dependent on a variety of factors including, but not limited to, the candidate’s experience, education, special licensing or qualifications, and other factors.

Location Requirements
At time of employment, employees are expected to be located within commuting distance of the Museum. “Commuting distance” means that they are located in one of following states: New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, or Pennsylvania (the “Tri-state and PA” areas), and be able to commute to and from the Museum in a single day.

Benefits Offerings
The Museum provides competitive compensation, and generous benefits and perks for all eligible employees. Note: Benefits Offering may differ based on Employee Status.

  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • 403(b) basic retirement plan and optional matching retirement plan with an outstanding employer match
  • Considerable paid time off, including annual leave, sick leave, and 13 Museum holidays
  • Long-term disability coverage
  • Flexible Spending Accounts & Health Savings Account (pre-tax income for eligible health care expenses)
  • Commuter benefits (pre-tax income for parking or mass transit expenses)
  • Free financial-planning services
  • Financial assistance for relevant coursework, seminars, and training programs
  • 25% discount for staff in Museum shops
  • A subsidized staff cafeteria
  • Access to the Museums Council pass, which grants free admission to various museums and cultural institutions

Research shows that women and people from underrepresented groups often apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. We recognize that it is highly unlikely that someone meets 100% of the qualifications for a role. If much of this job description describes you, then please apply for this role.

The Met is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, The Met will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed in this process, please contact [email protected].

The Metropolitan Museum of Art provides equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, pregnancy, alienage or citizenship status, marital status or domestic partner status, genetic information, genetic predisposition or carrier status, gender identity, HIV status, military status and any other category protected by law in all employment decisions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and apprenticeship, promotion, upgrading, demotion, downgrading, transfer, lay-off and termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment.

JOB DETAILS

Location
New York, USA

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