Opportunities

Roulette offers a wide range of professional opportunities to join our administrative and technical staff. Our employees come from various backgrounds and fields and work collaboratively to accomplish mission-based projects and objectives.

To apply for any of the opportunities below, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@roulette.org with your name and the name of the position in the subject line.

Due to a large volume of applications, only those candidates being considered will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Roulette is an equal opportunity employer. Our roles are filled without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors.

Available Opportunities:

Operations Associate
Internships
Volunteer
Artist Submissions

Operations Associate

Roulette presents over 125 evenings of avant garde performance and hosts an additional 150 community and rental events per year. We seek an energetic and industrious Operations Associate to oversee the day-to-day functioning of this bustling, vibrant space. The Operations Associate will report to the Director of Operations, but will engage and support all who pass through our space: staff, artists, members, patrons, producers, renters, and community partners. This is an excellent growth opportunity for an early-career professional to systematize and build operating capacity for the organization over the longer term.

This position requires 30 hours/week, ideally spread over 5 days M-F, with shifts typically from 10am to 4pm and occasionally from 3pm to 9pm. Some weekend shifts required. This position is benefits eligible.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Establish and uphold facility-wide cleaning, safety, supplies, and maintenance standards.
  • Prepare bar supplies, facilities, and appliances for use during concerts and events.
  • Manage office scheduling and supplies ordering.
  • Manage all incoming communication for Roulette’s Box Office and General Inquiries.
  • Oversee the growth and management of Roulette’s Volunteer Usher program.
  • Process contracts for programmed artists and paperwork for new employees.
  • Create and update ticketing pages for all events in PatronManager.
  • Create ticketing reports and invoices for Co-Producers and Artists.
  • House Manage a handful of evening or weekend concerts and events each season.
  • Assist Director of Operations in preparing data for Quarterly Board Reports.
  • Troubleshoot office technology and appliance issues and repair.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • DOH Food Protection Certified*
  • FDNY Certified (F-03, F-07, S-95)*
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs
  • 2+ years experience in facilities management, office management, arts administration, or a related field
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent computer skills including experience in Mac OS, Google Documents, Excel, and PatronManager or similar CRM system
  • Able to prioritize and manage time effectively to synchronize day-to-day responsibilities with ongoing projects and assignments with deadlines
  • Interest in experimental music, and familiarity with Roulette’s mission and history

*Willing to assist in training and procuring these certifications for candidates with otherwise outstanding experience.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Please send cover letter, résume, and 2-3 professional references to jobs@roulette.org by August 1st, 2018. Roulette Intermedium is strongly committed to equal opportunity employment and diversity in all areas.

Internships

Roulette offers hands-on internships for college students and recent graduates throughout the year. This unique opportunity provides working knowledge of a non-profit music venue with access to some of the world’s most exciting contemporary composers and musicians.

Roulette operates with a small staff and our interns will interact with all departments on a regular basis. Responsibilities will range from event production to press and public relations to administrative tasks. Intern candidates must possess a strong command of the English language, excellent communication and writing skills, as well the ability to work and function in a dynamic and creative environment.

Interns work a minimum of two days per week for a full trimester on a voluntary basis. In addition, interns may be asked to assist staff with evening and weekend programs, special events and other Roulette projects. The internship may be used to fulfill academic credits or requirements. Roulette is unable to provide intern candidates with visas or stipends.

Audio Engineering & Archiving
An immersive introduction into all aspects of audio engineering and recording with hands-on experience with live sound performances. Interns will assist the Production Manager and crew with set-up and breakdown of equipment, organizing inventory, and editing audio files for archival purposes.

For interns interested in the historical origins of Roulette Intermedium and experimental music, there are opportunities to work in audio archiving and database management. This position requires superior organizational skills and familiarity with computer-based audio programs.

Marketing & Online Communication
An internship with Roulette’s marketing department is an excellent opportunity to learn more about public and media relations, online communication, and graphic design. Interested applicants should have excellent writing and communication skills, as well as familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite and Web editing and design.

Non-Profit Administration
Interns gain insight into the administration of a non-profit music venue, which includes event production, outreach and community partnerships, as well as educational initiatives for Roulette Kids. Applicants should be enthusiastic about interacting with the public and engaging Roulette’s diverse audience. This position may require working some weekends and occasional weekends, as needed.

Development and Fundraising Interns
This internship is an excellent opportunity for anyone interested in learning more about the fundraising process, from cultivation to stewardship. This department requires interns who have experience or education in donor handling and research, membership, grants, and other aspects of non-profit development.

Video Production
Roulette TV is an on-going innovative video series, which presents unique contemporary music in compelling and engaging performances given by the creators themselves. Interns selected to work with Roulette TV are involved in all aspects of the creative process of video production, from interviewing artists and composers to editing episodes. Candidates must have knowledge of video editing software.

Applications Due Dates:

Fall – (September-December)
Applications due by August 1st

Spring – (January-May)
Applications due by December 1st

Summer – (June-August)
Applications due by May 1st

*In special cases, applications are also considered on a rolling basis.

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Volunteer at Roulette

Roulette is committed to remaining accessible to all members of our community. Volunteer at Roulette and see shows for free!

For more information about volunteering at Roulette, please email us at volunteer@roulette.org.

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Artist Submissions

Roulette offers an open call for performance proposals and submissions once per year, closing on May 1st. At this time, we are unable to accept proposals for dance performances.

Please note that in order to complete the application you will need to include 3 to 5 Work Samples representative of your proposed performance. Music files must be mp3 format ONLY and must not exceed 10mb each. You may provide links to video and Intermedia work. Current press reviews or clippings are not required, but are highly encouraged.

All applications are reviewed after the May 1st deadline. Due to a heavy volume of applications, only those applicants being considered for performances will be contacted. No phone calls please.

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