Associate Director, Entertainment & Events

New York, United States | Full-time | Partially remote


Associate Director, Entertainment & Events

Reports to Executive Director

Contract: Full-time starting ASAP


About NYC Pride: NYC Pride works toward a future without discrimination where all people have equal rights under the law. We do this by producing LGBTQIA+ Pride events that inspire, educate, commemorate and celebrate our diverse community


The Associate Director, Entertainment & Events is the lead in identifying and securing entertainment talent for NYC Pride. You will recruit and contract marquee entertainment talent for all NYC Pride events and productions. You will also oversee graphic design and artwork creation.. Additionally you’ll produce event programming throughout the year, including outside the month of June.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Recruit and contract marquee entertainment talent for all NYC Pride events and productions
  • Develop and implement creative direction for annual NYC Pride campaigns
  • Oversee asset creation including artwork and marketing materials in partnership with third-party creative agencies and freelance graphic designers
  • Produce annual Pride March broadcast in partnership with third-party media outlet
  • Oversee annual Pride Guide in partnership with third-party publisher
  • Oversee influencer marketing in partnership with third-party firm
  • Recruit photographers and videographers to capture event content on-site for future marketing use


Qualifications / Skills:

  • Must have experience recruiting and contracting entertainment talent
  • Experience producing creative marketing campaigns with graphic design, photography, and video production
  • Publishing and Influencer experience a plus
  • Self-starter with keen eye for detail
  • Passion for NYC Pride’s mission and its iconic events.
  • Commitment to the LGBTQIA+ community and social justice causes. 
  • Strong understanding of the current social landscape and how it relates to the LGBTQIA+ community.


Experience and Education Requirements:

  • Minimum 4 years experience in talent/entertainment, at a firm or otherwise
  • Bachelor’s degree in Entertainment/a related field or equivalent relevant experience.
  • Must be able to provide at least three work references. 


Salary Range

$85,000 to $95,000 per year


Commitment to Diversity:

HOP is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religious creed, color, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, height, and weight, or other personal characteristics as may be protected by applicable law. We especially encourage members of historically underrepresented communities to apply, including LGBTQ people, women, people of color, and people with disabilities.



  • Competitive Salary
  • Aetna Medical Coverage
  • Dental 100% company paid for employees and dependents
  • STD/LTD/Life/FSA
  • Generous PTO
  • Ability to work remotely 2-3 days weekly
  • Opportunities for professional development