Pentacle's Movement Media Project
Project Assistant (8 hrs/wk, paid $15-18/hr commensurate with experience)
Pentacle is currently seeking a part-time temporary Project Assistant (April-June) to provide administrative and programmatic support for our Movement Media Project.
Located in mid-town Manhattan, Pentacle (DanceWorks, Inc.) has been a fundamental resource for the performing arts community for over 30 years. We provide some the country’s most exciting artists with essential administrative services and service the broader performing arts community with innovative projects of local and national impact.Program
Pentacle’s Movement Media Project includes screenings, workshops, consultations and online publications to provide dance artists with services, strategies, and opportunities to assist them in making works for screen and in marketing themselves using new media technologies.
Move the Frame, launched in 2007, is a blog with an international following which serves as a clearinghouse of information and locus of dialogue about dance and media. Kinetic Cinema, a monthly dance film screening series began in January 2008, is curated and hosted by guests from the dance community ranging from performers and choreographers to critics and filmmakers. In the Fall of 2009, Movement Media also provided services and workshops to artists to help them to learn media skills and craft marketing strategies for their work.Job Description
The Project Assistant will work closely with the project director and other Pentacle staff to help build this project from the ground up.
Project Assistant activities will consist of (but are not limited to):
Programming and curatorial assistance, Development assistance & research, Fundraising assistance, Video documentation and archiving, marketing and communications.
Interested individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Please send a cover letter and resume to Director of Movement Media, Anna Brady Nuse at firstname.lastname@example.org or to Pentacle, 246 West 38th Street, 4th Fl, New York, NY 10018.