Village Alliance

Village Alliance Job Posting

We are seeking applicants for a part-time internship (20-24 hrs/week) to work for 4-8 months beginning late January 2019 through May 2019 and/or through mid-August 2019.

Preference will be given to those who can work through the summer, but spring-only applicants will also be considered.

The qualified candidate should have a strong interest in one of the following fields: urban studies, urban planning, tourism & marketing, public relations/communications and/or public space improvements.

Primary duties will include:

● Developing new content for Village Alliance and Astor Place websites, including

blog postings, photo/video content, events calendar.

● Content creation for the Greenwich Village and Astor Place social media channels -

Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

● Organizing and assisting with special events including but not limited to the

Positively 8th Street Festival; the Village Alliance Annual Meeting in June; several

Astor Place plaza events including the Astor Alive festival.

● Managing content of visitor information booth located at Ruth Wittenberg Triangle

and Astor Place;

● Conducting field work and follow-up for our streetscape conditions report;

● Maintaining our online databases for street conditions and quality of life issues, as

well as retail listings, vacancies and property contacts.

● Providing basic office assistance, including phone/email correspondence; and

● Supporting staff on projects as necessary.

The successful candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills andwill use superior interpersonal, organizational and execution skills to complete a diverse array of projects in a team-oriented environment. Candidate also must possess the ability to multi-task with attention to detail.

Qualifications include:

● Prior work experience in an office environment

● Superior oral and written communication skills

● Proficiency in MS Word, Outlook, and Excel is required, as well as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. A strong aptitude for mastering new applications is essential. Proficiency in MS PowerPoint Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator as well as familiarity with website content management systems is a plus.

● Must exhibit a high degree of professionalism, be extremely flexible, and possess the ability to coordinate multiple priorities and responsibilities simultaneously.

Salary:

$17.50/hour

Occasional weekend or evening work will be required for events.

To Apply:

The Village Alliance is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Submit cover letter, resume and writing sample (blog, website related is preferable) to: will@greenwichvillage.nyc.

Only those whose applications are being considered will be contacted. No phone calls please.

The closing date for applications is December 10, 2018.

Village Alliance Job Posting

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