Arts & Culture Career Opportunities

Search here for local, regional, and national job openings in the arts and culture sector.


Employers

If your organization has an open arts and culture position that you would like us to include below, submit the following information to info@asiwny.org:

  • Name of your organization
  • Title of the position
  • A brief, third-person description of your organization and/or the position
  • Location in which the position will be based (or remote)
  • Link to the full listing
  • Any deadlines to apply

Please notify us when the position is filled, otherwise listings will remain on our website for 60 days.


Jobseekers

Explore current openings below. For more information on any of these positions, please contact the hiring organization directly.

Block Club is the branding and strategy agency that wants better. Based in Buffalo, Block Club works to build and strengthen brands for forward-thinking companies and organizations. It’s looking for a talented designer to join its team to execute on the visual design of branding, strategy, content marketing, and social media projects for our clients. The designer will work alongside the senior-level design team, reporting to an art director and creative director.

Location: Buffalo, NY
Deadline to apply: February 3, 2020
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Block Club is the branding and strategy agency that wants better. Based in Buffalo, Block Club works to build and strengthen brands for forward-thinking companies and organizations. It’s looking for a talented office manager to join its team to help the agency grow with operational excellence and efficiency, while keeping the curious, strategic, and entrepreneurial spirit of Block Club alive and well in all of the company’s operations. The office manager will work alongside the management team, reporting to the agency principal and creative director.

Location: Buffalo, NY
Deadline to apply: February 3, 2020
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Under the guidance and supervision of the Head of Buildings & Grounds; this position is responsible for the timely, scheduled or as needed, general cleaning duties of all properties operated by the Society. Job duties pertain to public and non-public spaces at both locations. This position works closely with all other departments to provide appropriate setups for programs, meetings, special events, building rentals and other functions at the Society. All job duties are performed in accordance with standard safety principles and practices.

Location: Buffalo, NY
Posted: December 5, 2019
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The Buffalo Museum of Science and Tifft Nature Preserve offer unique spaces for weddings, cocktail receptions, meetings, and other various events. The events assistant will provide support for facility rentals, as well as Tifft and Museum-related events such as fundraisers, special openings, and appreciation celebrations. The events assistant must be a multitasker and able to remain cool under pressure. They must have a positive attitude, be able to lift and move heavy items for setup and breakdown of an event, and communicate effectively and professionally with internal staff, stakeholders, and vendor partners.

Location: Buffalo, NY
Posted: December 13, 2019
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The Exhibits Manager will work with the Exhibits Director and the Exhibits Staff to increase the capacity of the Exhibits Department in producing effective new exhibits and reinvigorating existing exhibits for the Buffalo Museum of Science and Tifft Nature Preserve.

Location: Buffalo, NY
Posted: December 5, 2019
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This multi-faceted position requires a motivated, outgoing and creative individual who is effective in facilitating engaging STEM-themed activities and providing exceptional visitor experience to adults, teens and children of all ages, who also has strong planning and program delivery skills, as well as strong experience with Early Childhood learners, aged 3-7. This individual will work with a dedicated team of staff and volunteers to provide meaningful experiences for all of our audiences, helping to inspire lifelong learners and create lasting memories. The successful candidate will contribute to and strengthen this team dynamic, possess an enthusiasm to implement user-directed learning, and exhibit exceptional communication skills to reach diverse audiences.

Location: Buffalo, NY
Posted: December 5, 2019
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This multi-faceted position requires a motivated, outgoing and creative individual who is effective in facilitating engaging STEM-themed activities and providing exceptional visitor experience to adults, teens and children of all ages, who also has strong planning and program delivery skills, as well as strong experience with adolescent learners, grades 4 and up. This individual will work with a dedicated team of staff and volunteers to provide meaningful experiences for all of our audiences, helping to inspire lifelong learners and create lasting memories. The successful candidate will contribute to and strengthen this team dynamic, possess an enthusiasm to implement user-directed learning, and exhibit exceptional communication skills to reach diverse audiences.

Location: Buffalo, NY
Posted: December 5, 2019
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Community Arts Partnership is currently seeking an executive director to work closely with its Board of Directors and director of programs and grants to implement and oversee its current policies and programs, to be the organization’s public face and ambassador, and to bring energy, creativity, and innovation to shaping the organization’s future.

Location: Buffalo, NY
Posted: December 12, 2019
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The Visual & Performing Arts Department at Daemen College is seeking a full-time, tenure track, assistant professor of Foundations Drawing. The successful candidate will coordinate the Foundations Drawing Program, teach undergraduate courses in Foundation Drawing I & II, advanced drawing, figure drawing, and painting. The college is looking for a candidate with a vision to coordinate the foundation drawing program in a way that advances drawing skill-sets for all visual art majors and who will be able to support the painting course sequence of the department. Other responsibilities will include advising students, college-wide committee service, and continued professional activity.

Location: Buffalo, NY
Posted: January 7, 2020
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Erie County is hiring a coordinator for the Erie County Low Income Program for Sustainable Energy. This is an exciting new initiative to develop a community energy program to address energy affordability for low and moderate income residents. It will include a community solar project and close collaboration with the County’s HEAP program.

Location: Buffalo, NY
Posted: January 9, 2020
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Explore Buffalo is seeking a full-time Development Coordinator with an engaging and enthusiastic personality to join its energetic and professional team in support of the organization’s mission of promoting Buffalo and Western New York history, architecture, and neighborhoods through quality education to learners of all ages.

Location: Buffalo, NY
Posted: January 2, 2020
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Fox Searchlight Pictures is seeking movie extras for a film directed by Guillermo Del Toro. All background roles are paid.

Location: Buffalo, NY
Posted: December 12, 2019
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The Kenan Center Montessori Preschool is searching for a candidate to assist in their multi-age preschool program Monday through Friday from 8:00-12:00 pm. The position is available Monday, January 27. Responsibilities include daily interaction with children, preparation of the classroom, maintaining a positive rapport with parents, and attendance at various campus events throughout the school year. A bachelor’s degree and Early Childhood/Montessori classroom experience is preferred. Hourly wage negotiable dependent on experience.

Location: Buffalo, NY
Posted: January 9, 2020
Apply: Contact Director Jennifer Anzalone at jlanzalone72@gmail.com

Niagara County Historical Society is seeking applications to its paid internship program through the Grigg Lewis Foundation. The position is available to current college/university students who either live in eastern Niagara County or who attend Niagara University or Niagara County Community College. The position includes general office work, writing, filing, copying, historical research, working with the public, and serving as a museum docent. Good computer, telephone, writing, and public contact skills are necessary. Interest in history is desirable.

Location: Lockport, NY
Deadline to apply: March 9, 2020
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The Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center is seeking qualified candidates for its Museum Education Internship program. Museum Education Interns will perform two essential roles: (1) assist the Visitor Experience team in providing mission-aligned guided educational experiences to school children visiting the Heritage Center on school field trips; and (2) help develop curriculum content targeted to K-12 educators and students. A successful candidate will have a love of history and a passion for K-12 education, will feel confident and comfortable providing educational experiences to visitors of different backgrounds, and will be able to complete detail-oriented tasks.

Location: Niagara Falls, NY
Posted: November 20, 2019

PUSH Buffalo is hiring a Climate Justice Organizer. The position is focused on how to build community power through PUSH Buffalo’s Climate Justice campaigns at the state and local level. The successful candidate for the Climate Justice Organizer position will both work at the local and state level to support this important work.

Location: Buffalo, NY
Posted: January 9, 2020

Staging Success is an event on March 18, 2020 in Cleveland, OH geared toward early career opportunities and internships in arts management, technical labor, film and television, and stage and production management. Last year’s event saw over 30 organizations from across the country and 200 participants with numerous individuals receiving job and internship offers from the connections made at this event. Participation is free, but an application is required.

Location: Cleveland, OH
Deadline to apply: February 10, 2020

Torn Space Theater (TST) seeks a Development Consultant to improve its capacity-building by increasing operating funds via earned revenue, improved donor relations, and corporate giving strategy. TST’s goal is to increase its operating budget independent of special projects and/or grants related activities. The Development Consultant will be responsible for working with TST staff and board to create and implement a development strategy focused on increasing earned revenue centered upon TST’s dynamic and diverse programming, improve and expand donor relations, transition supporters of a recently completed capital campaign to annual support, and expand corporate support.

Location: Buffalo, NY
Posted: January 2, 2020

Ushers help audience with seating and serve as a point of contact during shows in case of emergency or should a patron need help exiting the performance space. Ushers get a free seat at any performance they work. Email info@tornspacetheater.com for more information or to express interest.

Location: Buffalo, NY

The Towne Players of Ken-Ton are seeking volunteers to support events, stage crew, sets, painting, sound, lights, ushering, ticket sales, and more. They also need general assistance with related to keeping their prop room organized, reading plays for upcoming seasons, fundraising coordination, social media, finances, designing posters and programs, collating programs, and taking pictures.

Location: Tonawanda, NY