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Posted: 01/06/2016

Employer
Historic Hudson Valley
Event Production

Historic Hudson Valley is a not-for-profit education organization that interprets and promotes historic landmarks of national significance in the Hudson Valley for the benefit and enjoyment of the public. In support of its educational mission, Historic Hudson Valley owns, restores, and preserves several sites that possess documented historical integrity, architectural distinction, superb decorative and fine arts collections, and exceptional importance of landscape and setting. These sites help Historic Hudson Valley make meaning for visitors in a variety of settings, including traditional house and landscape tours, formal educational programs for schoolchildren, popular on-site special events, and digital media.


Position
Production Associate
Type
Professional Opportunity
Location
Pocantico Hills, NY
Details
$10
 

 

Do you have hands-on creative skills and a flair for working with the public? You could be part of the team that creates some of New Yorks most beloved entertainment experiences.

With national visibility and local accolades as the tri-state areas top source for family friendly entertainment, Historic Hudson Valley (www.hudsonvalley.org) educates and entertains more than 250,000 visitors a year through our school programs, house tours, and large-scale special events like the Great Jack OLantern Blaze, Horsemans Hollow, and LIGHTSCAPES.

Historic Hudson Valley , Westchester Countys largest cultural organization, seeks hard-working, enthusiastic, outgoing Production Associates who will help build, create, and deliver these superb family entertainment events.

Production Associates are involved in all aspects of these eventseverything from creating and building installations to meeting, greeting, and interacting with visitors, to breaking it all down at the end.

These are part-time, seasonal positions (March December) that offer and require a lot of flexibility (weekend, holiday, and evening availability are a must.)

You must be in good physical conditionyou will have to do some heavy lifting and moving of the 50-pound box variety and be able to work outdoors in all kinds of weather. Acting experience and a stagehand/set design background are plusses, as is familiarity with hand tools.

Are you that special kind of person who can work well independently and also as part of a collaborative team? We definitely want to hear from you.

Besides a congenial working environment, starting pay rate of $10.00 per hour and flexible hours, Historic Hudson Valley offers:

·        FREE and reduced admission to our events and sites for you and your immediate family

·        FREE and reduced admission to other participating historic sites and museums, including MoMA, the Met, the Frick, and many more

·        Museum shop and café discounts

·        Professional development and training

·        Working for a highly regarded organization that creates extraordinary experiences for large audiences.

Historic Hudson Valley will review applications weekly between January 6, 2016 and February 29, 2016.

OPen until
03/01/2016

How to apply
To apply, please send a letter of interest and resume to jobs@hudsonvalley.org. Please include “Production Associate” in the subject line. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial background are encouraged to apply. No calls please. Should your skills and qualifications meet our requirements we will contact you to schedule an interview. If we do not contact you, we will keep your resume on file for one year in the event that another position for which you may be suited becomes available. Thank you for your interest in Historic Hudson Valley.
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