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Manager of Membership Development & Engagement, Made in NYC

Made in NYC (MINYC), an initiative of the Pratt Center for Community Development located at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, was created to support the entrepreneurs and innovators creating high-quality, high-value products made locally by New Yorkers for local and global distribution. Our member businesses advance New York City’s vibrant and diverse economy by creating sustainable jobs in local communities across the five boroughs. Close to 1,200 companies representing all major industrial and manufacturing sectors in NYC are represented on the MINYC website.

New York City is home to manufacturing businesses that create everything from fashion, jewelry and accessories to food and beverages to furniture, architectural elements, and lighting fixtures, and so much more. Our member companies represent an incredibly diverse range of these businesses in terms of size, business lifespan stage, and category. We support our member businesses through a number of activities and initiatives including:

  • Access to world-class marketing, communications and branding training through our partnership with Pratt Institute
  • Made Here / Meet Here community networking events to bring our diverse member companies together
  • Directory listing and profile listing on the MadeinNYC.org website
  • Use of the official Made In NYC logo and mark for products and marketing materials
  • Access to expertise in sourcing and business development guidance
  • Opportunities to participate in events like Factory Friday tours and other activities supporting Made In NYC Week
  • Creating pop-up market retail opportunities for member companies manufacturing consumer goods

Pratt Center now seeks to hire a Manager of Membership Development & Engagement (aka Membership Manager) for Made in NYC. The person in this position will work closely with the initiative’s director and staff to build a robust Made in NYC member community of manufacturing businesses from all over the five boroughs. The Membership Manager is responsible for overall growth of the membership community, recruitment and onboarding of new members, and direct outreach to members to understand their strengths as well as their needs, thus assisting the MINYC staff team to develop programs that help local manufacturing businesses to thrive and grow.

To read the full description, click here.

Qualified applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample through the Pratt Institute application portal here
Please direct all questions to info@prattcenter.net.
Please, no phone calls.

 

Part Time

Communications Design Project Assistant

Responsibilities: Responsible for assisting Pratt Center’s communications team with design-based projects that support our equity work. Duties include preparing various graphic materials such as charts and graphs, 1-page information/fact sheets, and social media assets; taking, editing, and organizing photos; layout design of reports and presentations; email marketing campaigns; and other tasks as needed.

Skills and Interests: This position is suitable to an undergraduate or graduate student studying communications design or a relevant graphic design discipline, or an urban studies/planning student with strong graphic design skills. Required skills include proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, advanced knowledge of current design standards and trends, strong project management skills, and exceptional interpersonal and collaboration skills. Advanced proficiency in Photoshop and InDesign, knowledge of urban planning practices, and knowledge of video editing and production are a plus.

Hours: Part-time 12-15 hours a week

Term and Salary:The internship term will be from October to late May, with some flexibility within that time period (to be discussed with successful candidates). 

This is a paid internship, with pay starting at $15.

Qualified applicants should submit a resume and portfolio to info@prattcenter.net.
Please, no phone calls.