Communications Assistant

  • Full Time
  • Brooklyn, NY
  • Salary: $20.75 per hour

Website International Studio and Curatorial Program

The International Studio & Curatorial Program is seeking a Communications Assistant in East Williamsburg, NY. ISCP is a not-for-profit, residency-based contemporary art center for emerging to mid-career artists and curators from around the world. Founded in 1994, ISCP has hosted over 1,800 artists and curators from 85 countries. Please visit for more information.


ISCP’s Communications Assistant is responsible for managing ISCP’s communications and overseeing the internship program. S/he/they reports directly to the Development Manager and Head of Communications and regularly collaborates with the Arts Residency Manager. The successful candidate must enjoy a fast-paced work environment with steady multitasking and problem solving.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

● Plan, coordinate and develop short and long-term communications strategy, locally and globally, including regular email blasts, press releases, social media (Instagram, Twitter, Vimeo and Facebook) and

● Design organization communications materials including promotional materials, flyers, newsletters, invitations, and year end reports

● Support communication needs for Development Manager and Head of Communications as needed

● Liaise with contracted designers as needed for Open Studios and other special projects including annual Benefit Auction

● Maintain website/content management (WordPress) and liaise with web designers

● Generate and maintain archives of images

● Develop and maintain press relationships and press coverage

● Basic videography and video editing of ISCP public programs

● Maintain organization of email lists

● Communications related to development

● Supervise a Communications intern two days per week


Education and Experience:

● A minimum of two years experience in communications, copy editing and/or development, preferably in a nonprofit environment

● Ability to work with a team and independently in a fast paced environment

● Attention to detail, ability to prioritize, problem solve, and multitask.

● Bachelor’s degree or equivalent number years’ experience

● Strong copy editing and writing skills

● Excellent computer skills including Adobe Creative Suite, basic video editing skills, social media platforms, Microsoft Office and G Suite; photography, familiarity with Mailchimp and Salesforce/database experience are a plus

● Must be available to work Tuesday evening events as needed


Position is full-time: 40 hours a week, non-exempt with an hourly rate of $20.75. Benefits include paid holidays, vacation, paid sick time, health insurance, and 401k plan. Candidates will be required to show proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment.


Application Instructions / Public Contact Information:

To apply, please send your resume, cover letter, with name and contact details for two references, in PDF format to Mollie Flanagan at [email protected] with “Communications Assistant” as the subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Due to the quantity of applicants, ISCP regrets it can only contact individuals selected for further consideration for the position. ISCP is planning to fill this position immediately. The International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ISCP does not discriminate due to age, sex, gender identity, religion, race, color, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other factor prohibited by law.

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