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Producer, Special Events

About the Role

The temporary Producer, Special Events will take a crucial role in executing the Children’s Museum of the Arts’ Auction and Gala and Halloween Block Party taking place in October 2023. They will work from September 2023 through November 2023 to support a small and enthusiastic team to carry out these two key events.


2+ years of Special Event and/or event production experience required, with a focus on the arts preferred

Excellent organizational and time management skills

Exceptional written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills

Ability to travel within the NYC metropolitan area as required to perform responsibilities

Ability to lift at least 20 lbs

Valid US Driver’s License

High School Diploma or equivalent required


In collaboration with the Executive Director and Director of External Affairs, assist in the execution of the Children’s Museum of the Arts’ fall event production schedule.

Support with cataloging of online auction assets.

Provide customer support: address inquiries from bidders promptly and professionally.

Responsible for various tasks related to online auctions, including photographing auction items, coordinating shipping, and ensuring smooth operations.

Assist with donor correspondence and manage invitation lists.

Liaise with onsite staff, which may include volunteers, during setup, event, and breakdown.

Support event ticketing and check-in arrivals for all events.


Approximately 10-12 hours per week


This position reports to the Director of External Affairs.


$40 per hour

Children’s Museum of the Arts seeks to hire staff members who reflect the diversity of the communities they serve. All positions at CMA are filled without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, employment status, HIV/AIDS status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. All are encouraged to apply.

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