About The Shed
In our highly adaptable building on Manhattan’s west side, The Shed brings together established and emerging artists to create new work in fields ranging from pop to classical music, painting to digital media, theater to literature, and sculpture to dance. We seek opportunities to collaborate with cultural peers and community organizations, work with like-minded partners, and provide unique spaces for private events. As an independent nonprofit that values invention, equity, and generosity, we are committed to advancing art forms, addressing the urgent issues of our time, and making our work impactful, sustainable, and relevant to the local community, the cultural sector, New York City, and beyond.
About the Position
The Shed’s Public Programs Assistant Producer plays a critical role in all aspects of the planning, management, execution, and evaluation of a robust yearly multidisciplinary artist-led programming calendar. The Assistant Producer will provide administrative, logistical, operational, artist services, producing and project management support for The Shed’s Civic Programs, Community Events, Interpretive and Public Programming, including the online digital program Up Close, Meet at The Shed open house, commissioning program Open Call (performing art productions), conversation series, among others. This role is best suited for someone with events, production, theatre, festival, and/or stage management experience.
The person in this role will report to the Director of Civic Programs, and be a key member of a larger team tasked with supporting, commissioning, and amplifying NYC artists that reflect a diverse range of disciplines, backgrounds, identities, abilities, and sensibilities, at every level of their careers, developing programs and practices that engage NYC audiences, centering representation, inclusion and equity in relevant and meaningful ways.