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Program Coordinator, Tisch Center for the Arts

Tisch Center [30]
Position Type
Permanent - Full Time

Job Summary

The Program Coordinator is responsible for supporting the programming, administration, and production of live music performances presented by Tisch Music. Reporting to the Senior Director of Music Programming and working with Vice President of Tisch Music and colleagues across internal departments at 92NY, the Program Coordinator is a key member of a small and dynamic curatorial team, providing programmatic, administrative, and logistical support required to deliver successful live music programs.  


About Tisch Music – As the music presentation arm of 92NY, Tisch Music programs more than 40 live music engagements at Kaufmann Concert Hall and Buttenwieser Hall each year.  The upcoming 2022-23 season is one of the most expansive seasons to date, featuring a diverse roster of artists including Joshua Bell, Branford Marsalis, Kelli O’Hara, Daniil Trifonov, Pepe Romero, Sharon Isbin, New York Philharmonic String Quartet, among others.  For more info on Tisch Music and the upcoming season, visit www.92ny.org/concerts.


Job Responsibilities Include

  • Coordinates all matters pertaining to artistic administration, including but not limited to: scheduling rehearsals, arranging for technical support, and advancing all aspects of artists services and hospitality requirements.  Works directly with artists and serves as artist liaison at rehearsals and performances.
  • Reviews, edits, and prepares artist contracts and riders, and ensures timely execution of all contracts.
  • Working with the Editorial team, sources materials for each concert program (artist biographies, list of works to be performed, etc.) and ensures compliance with house style.  Assists in composing and proofreading event description and program listings for marketing, press and promotional use.
  • Facilitating content for pre- and post-concert audience engagement activities including but not limited to online chats and social media posts with artists and other in-person activities such as post-show discussions and donor related social functions.
  • Working with the Marketing team, coordinates with artist management and artists to create content for social media use, including filming for video greetings, short interviews, and blog entries, etc.
  • Manages all financial affairs of Tisch Music including artist and vendor payments; ensures timely account reconciliation and general expense reports of the Center. 
  • Working with the Customer Care team, to coordinate and manage special ticketing requirements including artists comps, issuing passes and the VIP guest list. 
  • Research and coordinates sync rights approval and ensures timely payment for all online concerts.
  • Provide general office and administrative support to Senior Director of Music Programming and Vice President of Tisch Music. 
  • May be assigned other tasks and duties reasonably related to the job responsibilities.

Experience, Education, & Skills Desired

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or relevant experience required
  • Extensive knowledge of at least one of the following musical genres: jazz, musical theatre or classical.
  • At least two years of previous experience in artistic administration and/or producing live music events required.
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point.  Experience in Tessitura a plus but not essential.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with an eye for detail a must.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and organize, prioritize, and execute responsibilities in the face of conflicting priorities or unexpected situations.
  • Accomplished interpersonal skills with the diplomacy and poise required to work with artists and patrons.

Hours of work: 10am – 7pm, 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday.  Occasional evening and weekend hours will be required.  92NY employees are required to be in the office at least 3 days per week.

Work Environment & Requirements

  • Those offered a position must provide proof of a completed COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment.
  • Any candidate unable to be vaccinated due to a sincerely held religious belief or a medical condition will be engaged to determine if a reasonable accommodation can be provided.


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