Arts Services Associate

Flushing Town Hall

137-35 Northern Blvd.
Flushing, NY 11354




Dec 22, 2022

Flushing Town Hall (FTH) presents multi-disciplinary global arts that engage and educate the global communities of Queens and New York City, in order to foster mutual appreciation. As advocates of arts equity since 1979, we support local, immigrant, national, and international artists, developing partnerships and collaborations that enhance our efforts. As a member of New York City’s Cultural Institutions Group (CIG), we serve to restore, manage and program the historic 1862 landmark on behalf of the City of New York. FTH celebrates the history of Queens as the home of Jazz, by presenting the finest in Jazz performance. We are committed to arts education and hands-on learning, for the arts-curious, arts enthusiasts, and professional artists. We serve one of the most diverse communities in the world, and strive to uphold the legacy of inclusiveness that has defined our community since the Flushing Remonstrance of 1657.

Reporting to the Director of Arts Services, the Arts Services Associate will support Queens artists and community organizations through FTH’s Department of Arts Services, recently formalized as a full-scale department in 2021. The Department oversees community grant programs (funded by NYSCA), and supports artists and organizations through the application process, as well as offering other professional development, presentation, and community-building programs. There will be opportunities for the Associate to take ownership of new initiatives and help influence the direction of the Department. This may include (but is not limited to) visual art exhibitions, space grants, and professional development workshops.

The position is currently hybrid with a mix of in-office and remote work. On average, the Arts Services Associate will be expected to be in the office 2-3 days with occasional evenings and weekends, with the flexible schedule subject to change based on programming and organizational needs. For remote work, we would set you up with a dedicated Flushing Town Hall laptop with access to necessary applications and to the organizational drive.


Support Director of Arts Services in the administration of all phases of FTH grant program cycles including the NYSCA SCR Community Arts Grant, as well as any future grant programs administered by Flushing Town Hall.
Communicate (over phone and email with some in-person meetings) with artists and organization leaders throughout the grant process, answering questions about the programs as well as giving grant writing assistance. Arrange translation services and multi-lingual meetings as requested/needed.
Collect and organize application submissions and required forms and prepare them for panel review.
Assist with the organization of grant panel meetings, coordinating with panelists and taking detailed notes during panel deliberations.
Maintain and organize internal records of grantee contracts, artist materials and other required program and data/demographic reports.
Provide support for other non-grant public programs such as (but not limited to) artist talks, artist professional development workshops and artist networking programs, Artist Space Grants, artist consignments. Including planning, promoting, and occasionally leading programs (over Zoom and in-person).
Assist with the completion of state and city government grant applications and final reports with Director of Arts Services.
Research, support and curate internal exhibitions.

Must have 2-3 years of experience in arts administration or grants management.
Experience, Interest and commitment to working with Queens community-based artists and arts organizations of all disciplines.
Familiarity with the New York City and Queens arts community and writing/applying to artist grants.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, especially when communicating with artists and other community stakeholders.
Strong organizational and time management skills.
Detail-oriented, proactive, self-starter, responsible and flexible.
Work well in a team environment with minimum supervision.
Ability to occasionally attend virtual grantee events and in-person events (as health regulations and mandates allow).
Must be available to work some evenings and weekends for workshops (workshops will be scheduled with advance notice).
Bilingual ability, while not required, is a plus.

This position is a full-time position with benefits and will require some evening and weekend availability. The annual salary is $52,000 plus benefits.

For consideration, please email your Resume and Cover Letter as a single document to Dan Bamba at with the subject line “Arts Services Associate”.

Flushing Town Hall is an Equal Opportunity Employer: FTH provides equal access and equal opportunity in employment and services and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, or physical ability.




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