NYAB Editor, Writer, lawyer

Employer: New York Art Beat
Category: Art
Location: NY, NY
Posted: 2008-02-05

This January, a few of us from TAB moved to NY to start working on NYAB, the 3rd Art Beat site, following Kansai in 2007 and the original Tokyo version in 2004. Our goal: to launch NYAB at the end of March 2008 as New York's definitive art & design event calendar, a free site with 500 events in 600 museums and galleries. NYAB will also include NYABlog, a web magazine featuring exhibition reviews, artist interviews and video reports.

To achieve our goal we need talented, motivated volunteers and contributions of all kinds to get it started and keep it running. There is no equivalent existing site yet in NY, making this is a challenging project with great potential. By helping us start NYAB, you will be making a great contribution to the art and design scene in NY, building strong connections and friendships along the way.

Tasks & Responsibilities

・NYAB event data editors
Editors will gather, edit and enter event information.
・NYABlog writers
Each writer will contribute around one article per month to NYABlog. Articles can be exhibition reviews, artist/designer interviews, photo reports of receptions, or video reports.
・NYABlog editors
Editors will manage and edit writer contributions to NYABlog
Someone to help us creat a legal entity in NY State and advise on legal matters.

Skills & Qualifications

・NYAB event data editors
Anybody living in NY who is enthusiastic about art and design.
・NYABlog writers
Writers who can review exhibitions, interview artists and designers, shoot photo reports of receptions, or video report, requiring about one article a month.
・NYABlog editors
Experienced editors who can edit 3 to 5 articles a week.
NY state attorney with a passion for art and design

Position type



Volunteer basis during this early phase. We hope to hire volunteers as paid staff in the future.


NY, NY10001
No office space for now. Will meet weekly in the city. Work will be done from home.

Work Hours

Depends on the position, about 5 to 10 hours a week from home.

About the Employer

New York Art Beat

NYAB's operations are currently running under the non-profit organization GADAGO in Tokyo which runs TAB. NY Art Beat will be launched around the end of March. We hope to establish a legal entity in the US in 2008. NYAB will be NY's art & design events calendar. This free site will list more than 500 events in 600 museums and galleries.

How to Apply

Please send your resume to contact@nyartbeat.com with the position you are interested in in the subject and a brief letter about why you'd like to join our team.

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