Dance Block and Communications Associate

Posted 08/09/18

Dance Block + Communications Associate

Part time - 3 days/week, 9am - 6pm

Proposed Starting Date – September 4th with training in mid-August


  • Support Dance Block rental program for dance artists -  manage online booking program, primary communications with artists, provide access and orientation to studios, work with studio owners to address issues, ensure smooth operation of program overall.
  • Organize and lead communications -  including FABnyc’s monthly newsletter and eblast, active social media posting on multiple platforms, press releases and notifications of FABnyc events.
  • Provide administrative support for other FABnyc activities as needed, including FABnyc meetings and events.

Physical Requirements:
Most FABnyc Dance Block studios are not ADA accessible; the position requires ability to climb stairs on a frequent basis, respond quickly to sounds (ex. phone, door buzzer); and work at a computer for extended periods of time.



  • Highly organized, reliable and punctual
  • Strong communications and computer skills
  • Writing skills, including skills with social media platforms and messaging
  • Excellent collaborator, works well in a public facing position
  • Familiarity with Lower East Side cultural and/or nonprofit dance community a plus
  • Strong references

Hourly Rate: $16.50


FABnyc has a strong commitment to principles of diversity, is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, gender/ gender identity/ gender expression, age, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, religion, HIV serostatus, disability, or marital status.

For inquiries and to apply, send resume and cover letter to
Addison Vawters, Operations Manager -


FABnyc's mission is to strengthen the cultural vitality of the Lower East Side. We implement this mission through a range of programs and collaborations with local cultural organizations, independent artists, community-based organizations and neighborhood nonprofits. We work as cultural producers, facilitators, and organizers with an ongoing interest in how arts and culture can advance community health, inclusiveness, and equity.
Ryan Gilliam - Executive Director
Kim Golding - Dance Block Associate
Emilio Martinez Poppe - Programs Manager
KT Pe Benito - Dance Block and Communications Coordinator
Dakota Scott - Director of Special Projects
Addison Vawters - Operations Manager

Board: Tomie Arai, Dipti Desai, Winston Estevez, Lee Ann Gullie, Molaundo Jones, Jasmina Sinanovic, Ela Troyano
FABnyc programs are supported in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs with the City Council, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support  of  Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, New York City Small Business Services, City Councilmembers Rosie Mendez and Margaret Chin, Mellon Foundation, Mertz Gilmore Foundation, Harkness Foundation, Con Edison, Association for Neighborhood Housing and Development, La Vida Feliz Foundation, the Beacon Group, and CNY Arts.
Website      Blog      Podcast      Facebook      Twitter      Instagram

This email was sent to <<Email Address>>
why did I get this?    unsubscribe from this list    update subscription preferences
Fourth Arts Block · 61 East 4th Street · New York, NY 10003 · USA