Communications Associate

11 Jul, 2022

Jobs

Communications Associate

Youth America Grand Prix
New York, NY

Job Description: Grow with the largest dance organization in the world. This is a fully-remote writer
position for a highly organized self-starter serving multiple departments, with potential for growth.
Duties:
· Maintaining an intensive flow of written communications for multiple departments
(including drafting daily e-mails on behalf of the organization, communications with
sponsors, competition/performance venues, YAGP participants, and other
correspondents)
· Helping create venue guides and other written information materials for sponsors
and other constituents
· Maintaining sponsor contract/negotiation/contact status logs
· Occasionally travel within the U.S. to work at the U.S. semi-finals on weekends
· Creating and maintaining sponsor benefits charts and assisting with follow-up
· Organizing and labeling YAGP visual materials (photo, video, etc.)
· Track and organize social media benefit fulfillment for sponsors and other partners
· Assist with collection of digital materials from sponsors and other partners
· Responding to e-mail inquiries
· Writing texts for the YAGP website, drafting copy for YAGP quarterly newsletter
and other materials
· Drafting copy for YAGP’s social media posts
· Assisting with some communications on behalf of the Artistic Director
· Other communication-based tasks on demand
REQUIREMENTS:
• Bachelor’s degree in English, Communication, or other related fields
• This is a communication-based position, so excellent written and oral communication skills are
a must, including strong interpersonal and business communication
• Highly developed workflow management and organization skills
• Ability to take direction and be flexible
• Ability to manage multiple deadlines and work under stress in a fast-paced work environment
• Sound judgment of what is and is not appropriate for various target audiences – ranging from
teenage children participating in YAGP auditions to high-level donors, sponsors and partners
OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
· Familiarity with ballet and ballet aesthetic is highly preferred, as YAGP is a dance
education organization and much of the communication will be dance-related
· Willingness to travel and work weekends.
· Enjoys a dynamic, fast-paced work environment.
· Team player
TO APPLY:
Please send 1) cover letter, 2) resume, and 3) Two or three writing samples showing your range as a
communicator to jobs@yagp.org with the subject line: COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATE – Your
Name

Job posted: 2022-07-11