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Arts Administration Fellow (2 positions)
The New York Pops


The New York Pops, with support provided by the New York City Regional Economic Development Council, is proud to announce vacancies for two full-time Arts Administration Fellow positions. Fellows will join the vibrant staff of The New York Pops and will be immersed in training and mentoring throughout the year as they begin to explore careers in arts administration.

Fellowships are meant for professionals new to the field of arts administration who are seeking experience, on-the-job training, and mentorship.

Fellows at The New York Pops will take part in all activities carried out by The New York Pops, including, but not limited to, experience in the Development, Communications and Marketing, Education, and Programming departments. Fellows will also be exposed to all aspects of non-profit administration, including bookkeeping, database management, e-marketing trainings, and basic office skills.

Each Fellow will be paired with a mentor, who will guide the experience of the Fellow from day one, tailoring the experience according to interests and strengths. Fellows will receive hands-on training and will take ownership of their tasks while receiving necessary guidance and support. Fellows will also receive career advice and will participate in arts-field seminars as possible. Mentors will also help Fellows to assemble résumés and job applications and will guide Fellows through application processes as they move forward in their careers.

Fellows should come away with a thorough understanding of non-profit arts administration in New York State, including a grasp of the funding landscape and the competing priorities inherent in the field. Fellows should leave The New York Pops with a clear trajectory and goals for their career.

The New York Pops staff are deeply committed to mentorship and training, and every full-time staff member will become a mentor at some point throughout the year. The New York Pops is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. The New York Pops values workplace diversity and strongly encourages applications from diverse candidates.

Applications will be accepted from January 17, 2018 through February 15, 2018.


Generous benefits (including healthcare and vacation days).


Entry level


No requirement


Requirements: Participants must be eligible to work in the US.

The evaluation of applications will be based on previous work experience, a written statement of purpose, and references, as well as clear evidence that an applicant intends to pursue a career in the arts administration field upon completion of the fellowship. The final selection of Fellows will be based on either in-person or video conference interviews. In order to assure full consideration, completed applications must be received via email at by the deadline of February 15, 2018.

Application deadline: February 15, 2018

Application should include: Resume outlining previous relevant work experience and academic achievement, a written statement of purpose, two references. Please submit your application to with the subject line “ARTS ADMINISTRATION FELLOW”.

Length of Fellowship: March 2018 – February 2019

Weekly Hours: Approximately 35 hours per week.

Special Circumstances: Application process is open to individuals from communities that have been historically underrepresented in arts organizations because of educational and economic disadvantage and ethnic background.

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