Social Media Content Creator

405 W 55th St, New York, NY 10019, USA Req #85
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Ailey Extension exemplifies Alvin Ailey’s legacy that dance comes from the people and should be given back to the people by making dance accessible all people in a welcoming environment. We offer programs that enrich the lives of the community around us nationally and internationally through dance classes, workshops, student performances, panel discussions, and private groups with prominent instructors and musicians from around the world. The Extension has over 95 technique, dance fitness, and world dance classes a week open to all dance levels, from absolute beginner to advanced.

Ailey seeks a part-time Social Media Content Creator to create original, high-quality videos for the Ailey Extension’s social media platforms to help grow the Extension’s audience and promote “real classes for real people.”


  • Film workshops, adult classes, kids & teens classes, performance workshops, panel discussions and other special events

  • Generate content that is on-brand with Ailey Extension and in line with current digital trends and best practices

  • Produce at least 5 edited, social media-ready pieces of content a week (possibly including but not limited to gifs, boomerangs, interviews, lifestyle videos, promotional ads, class clips, etc.)

  • Aide the Extension Marketing Manager in developing the Extension’s digital/visual brand through video content


  • Strong technical video skills and knowledge including video lighting and sound capture

  • Experience in capturing dance and movement-specific subject matter

  • Demonstration of creativity in filming and producing engaging video content

  • A flexible schedule that allows for occasional weeknight and weekend filming sessions

  • Excellent communication skills

The ideal candidate must be able to juggle multiple projects and have strong interpersonal skills. They must provide their own camera and video equipment. Experience with photography is not required but favored.

The Social Media Content Creator will work 20 hours per week and report to the Ailey Extension Marketing Manager.

To apply for this position, please submit your resume, a cover letter explaining your interest in working at Ailey, and links to view your online portfolio.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • 405 W 55th St, New York, NY 10019, USA