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Temporary Coordinator, Government & Community Engagement at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. in New York, NY

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Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (LCPA) serves three primary roles: it is the world’s leading presenter of superb artistic programming, is a national leader in arts education and community relations, and functions as the manager of the Lincoln Center Campus.

 

The Government and Community Engagement team is part of the Legal team at LCPA and is charged with managing Lincoln Center’s relationships with city agencies, officials, and community groups. We work to make Lincoln Center accessible for all people and advocate for governmental support of community programs held on our Upper West Side campus as well as throughout the five boroughs of New York.

 

As the Temporary Government and Community Engagement Coordinator, you will play a key role in providing administrative and project management support to the Director of Government and Community Engagement, including in connection with increasing government expense and capital funding, growing awareness of our mission, among other things.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Specific day-to-day executive support to the Director of Government and Community Engagement, including but not limited to:

·         Interfacing with elected officials and staff on behalf of Lincoln Center;

·         Providing logistical support for engagement strategies

·         Coordinating invitations to public officials and working with their advance teams regarding their visits

·         Scheduling and preparation support for internal and external meetings

·         Researching elected officials and the various agencies

·         Working in conjunction with other staff members to support shared initiatives

·         Producing, assembling and distributing internal and external communications and materials such as briefing folders, program descriptions, letters, and emails

·         Assisting with Lincoln Center’s submission of various city and state reports and applications

·         Maintaining all documents, databases, and systems used by the Government and Community Engagement team, and updating information as necessary

·         Other duties and special projects as assigned by the Director of Government and Community Engagement

 

QUALIFICATIONS

·         Entry-level position; 1-3 years of professional work experience, ideally in an administrative support role Experience in policy analysis, advocacy, fundraising, and arts/culture a huge plus

·         Demonstrated ability to juggle several projects at once with a spirit of flexibility and attention to detail

·         Ability to operate in a highly professional manner and serve as a steward for the organization

·         Excellent interpersonal, organizational, verbal and written communication skills

·         Ability to effectively organize, prioritize, plan and execute

·         Ability to work efficiently and with accuracy in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

·         Proficiency with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)’

·         Strong problem solving abilities

·         Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

SUBMISSION PROCEDURE

Please submit a resume and cover letter (with salary requirements and outlining your interest in Lincoln Center) to the humanresources@lincolncenter.org inbox. Submissions without cover letters will not be reviewed.

Please list: Temporary Government and Community Engagement Coordinator in the subject line.

Internal Candidates should contact a member of the Human Resources Department directly.

Lincoln Center is an equal opportunity employer.

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