The AIGA Residents program is a competitive, paid, full-time opportunity to gain vital, hands-on experience working in a fast-paced leading arts nonprofit office in New York City. Over the course of a year, each Resident will work with a program director in one of five key areas within the organization, as well as other members of the AIGA staff, on a number of important, high-visibility projects and initiatives. Aside from obtaining invaluable experience in your chosen field, you’ll learn what it takes to run a national nonprofit.
We’re currently seeking Residents in the following areas:Learning and development
Openings later this year:
While requirements vary by position, candidates are generally expected to have several years of experience, the initiative and self-motivation to work in a small team, and, of course, a love of design.
If you’re ready to engage with designers and the design community on a deeper level, we want to hear from you. Application materials and requirements are listed below.
Learning and development resident
AIGA, the professional association for design, the oldest and largest design organization in the United States, is looking for a standout program manager to support training and development for our members. The position will be an integral part of our programming team and will be responsible for developing, coordinating, and facilitating design learning for the industry’s largest and oldest professional association. We want someone who is passionate about design, is devoted to facilitating learning opportunities for creatives, and is great at forging relationships and collaborating with external partners.
The AIGA Residents program is a competitive, full-time, paid opportunity to gain vital, hands-on experience working in a fast-paced leading arts nonprofit office in New York City. Residents will work with the director in their program area, as well as other members of the AIGA staff, on a number of important, high-visibility projects and initiatives. This is a one-year term with the potential to extend.
You should have a Bachelor’s degree, 2+ years of increasing responsibility in an fast-paced office environment, and enjoy wearing a lot of different hats. You’re highly organized, efficient, and self-motivated, and can tactfully manage a range of relationships and personalities. You value clear communication and are able to make quick yet thoughtful decisions. A sense of humor and diplomacy are musts. You’ve held positions where you have demonstrated excellent customer service and are willing to travel.
Experience in professional development or training events preferred, as well as knowledge of the design industry, adult learning theory, and/or evaluation methods.
Please send a resume and cover letter as a single PDF to AIGA’s program director
No telephone calls, please. AIGA is an equal opportunity employer.
Please note, this is not an internship. Candidates must live in the New York City area or be willing to relocate. AIGA takes a comprehensive view of diversity and encourages applicants from all underrepresented groups.
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