Programs Associate
International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP) - Brooklyn, NY

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International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP)

(Brooklyn NY)

The International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP) is seeking a Programs Associate to implement fundraising and marketing strategies to achieve the institution’s long-term and short-term objectives. This position offers an exciting opportunity to play a key role in an international institution with a small and dedicated staff. ISCP is a not-for-profit, residency-based contemporary art institution for emerging to mid-career artists and curators from around the world. Founded in 1994, ISCP has hosted over 1,500+ artists and curators from 58 countries. Please visit for more information.

The Programs Associate will work under the leadership and strategic direction of the Founding Director and Director of Programs and Exhibitions in facilitating sponsorships, government and foundation grants. These duties include: researching and approaching potential funders, writing proposals and budgets, maintaining donor records and ensuring compliance with terms, conditions and reporting requirements for successful grant applications.

The Programs Associate - in collaboration with the entire staff - will work to strengthen ISCP’s external relations strategy by attracting potential funders and press while increasing audiences that attend ISCP’s Public Programs (Exhibitions, Artist Talks and Panel Discussions). He/she will also carry out marketing initiatives including the design and distribution of press releases, newsletters and exhibition brochures in addition to researching media contacts and publications. This position also entails the maintenance of ISCP’s website, including the coordination of text and images, editing content and liaising with the site’s technical advisor.

Successful candidates should have an MA in Arts Administration, Art History, Business or a related subject, a strong interest in contemporary art and a minimum of two-years full-time experience in a not-for-profit organization. Please note that this position is not well-suited for a practicing artist without substantial past experience in arts administration. Must have some experience in development and/or marketing. The ideal candidate should have excellent writing, editing, communication and interpersonal skills, know basic html and design programs, be social media savvy and have a strong ability to articulate ISCP’s mission. He/she should be able to work effectively with the Board, Staff, ISCP residents and community leaders.

Salary range $38-40,000 commensurate with experience, plus health coverage, generous vacation time and other benefits. This position is 40 hours per week with a start date of approximately July 1, 2012 and a two year commitment to the position is required.

Applicants should email resume with cover letter, resume and a writing sample to info @ with the Subject Line “Associate Application”.

The International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ISCP does not discriminate due to age, sex, religion, race, color, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other factor prohibited by law.