Title: Operations Associate
The Bryant Park Corporation and 34th Street Partnership are hiring a full-time Operations Associate. The award-winning not-for-profit Business Improvement Districts share a mission to improve the quality of the commercial, physical, and public space environments in Midtown Manhattan.This individual will be primarily responsible for coordinating free programs in both districts, including but not limited to fitness classes, concerts, and artistic workshops. Additional responsibilities may include conducting field inspections of streetscape assets, researching and presenting on urban planning and placemaking topics, and liaising with city agencies. This individual will also project manage the profitable Bryant Park Shop, including merchandise product development, running an online and physical store, and ownership of p&l, with a potential to develop into staff management and training. Responsibilities within the company will be added to this position if the individual demonstrates initiative, growth, and proficiency in their tasks.
The Operations Associate reports to the Vice President of Operations. Office hours are typically 9am – 5:30pm, Monday - Friday. Although they will report to the executive office of BPC/34SP, this position involves a significant amount of outdoor work and candidates should be comfortable operating in a variety of weather conditions. Due to the nature of managing events and a public space, candidates should also be willing to work on nights and weekends. An ideal candidate would have a demonstrated interest in urban affairs, public spaces, economic development, and/or real estate.
•Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in a relevant course of study
•Outgoing, mature, and assertive, with a “no job too small” attitude
•Willingness, desire, and ability to drive programs from concept through execution
•Ability to multi-task and work with several people at the same time
•Excellent written, interpersonal, and verbal communication skills
•Excellent budget and analytical skills
•Responsible and detail-oriented with excellent observation skills
•Availability and willingness to work evenings and weekends
•Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).
•Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) is desirable but not required
How to Apply: To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Operations Associate.” Applications without a cover letter will not be considered. Phone calls and office visits will NOT be accepted.