Job Opening: Marketing Coordinator/Program Assistant: Center for Traditional Music and Dance, NYC

February 8, 2019

Job Opening: Marketing Coordinator/Program Assistant

Center for Traditional Music and Dance

Location: 32 Broadway Suite 1314, New York, NY 10004

Hours: Full time

Salary: $41,500 + benefits


The New York City- based Center for Traditional Music and Dance (CTMD), seeks a Marketing Coordinator & Program Assistant to assist senior staff in carrying out programs and operations. 

The position combines work in marketing, design, program assistance and office management. 

The following tasks will be required:

Marketing Coordinator: 

Website updates and maintenance

Manage relevant social media accounts (facebook, instagram, twitter, vimeo, youtube, flickr, soundcloud, spotify, etc)

Oversee and develop marketing strategies as well as digital/print marketing materials for programs and the organization at large

Maintain press list and contacts

Prepare and edit bi-monthly newsletter

Office Operations

Manage payments and facilitate accounting processes with staff

Process donations and membership correspondence

Monitor and manage office supply needs

Assist with overall scheduling

Provide knowledgeable information to the public about CTMD programs 

Program Assistant: 

Provide program support for public programs (as assigned by program director) including program pre-production needs, fieldwork assistance, production troubleshooting as required. 

Assist program directors with workflow for specific CTMD projects and grants (processing contracts, corresponding with artists, updating program assets).


B.A. degree or higher in folklore, anthropology, history, American studies, communications, marketing, or related field

AV (basic photo,video) skills, both production and post-production. 

Excellence in graphic design and proficiency with design software/applications (Photoshop, Canva)

Computer knowledge of Windows-PC & MAC environment; Microsoft Office & Adobe Suite

Knowledge of social media communication needs for organizations

Experience with website management (WordPress) and email software (Constant Contact, Mailchimp)

Proficiency with database management (data entry, running reports, etc).

Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

Strong organizational skills, detail oriented.  

Ability to work both independently and with a team

A leading arts organization serving New York City since 1968, the Center for Traditional Music and Dance (CTMD) partners with the city’s immigrant communities to nurture and preserve diverse performing arts traditions and share them with the wider public. The Center develops and presents research-based performance and educational programs for general and specific community audiences, collaborates with cultural institutions, documents traditions, produces audio and video recordings, maintains an extensive archive, promotes performance opportunities and builds support for community-based cultural expression.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and two references to: by February 28, 2019.

Maureen Loughran

Deputy Director

Center for Traditional Music and Dance

32 Broadway Suite 1314

New York, NY 10004