Film and Special Events Coordinator

  • Central Park Conservancy
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Dec 02, 2019
Full time   Customer / Client Service Event Coordination Event Planning Special Events

Job Description


The Film and Special Events Coordinator is responsible for planning, organizing and coordinating film and special events in Central Park, as well as overseeing and participating in relevant operational duties. The Coordinator ensures compliance with Conservancy and Parks policies and practices by film and special event third parties. This position works closely with film and event production personnel and City agencies, including but not limited to the Department of Parks and Recreation, New York Police Department, Emergency Services and the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment.

Reports to: Manager of Film and Special Events

Department: Community Relations

Status: Full-Time, Non-exempt

Position Number: 3662



  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the Park, including nights, weekends and holidays
  • Ability to make critical decisions and manage emergency situations
  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions year round
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.


  • College degree preferred, 1-3 years of experience in Park Operations and/or Special Event/Film industry
  • Must be able to work as an effective team member and provide support
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Proficient customer service and problem-solving skills
  • MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Valid driver’s license required
  • Excellent organizational, planning, time management, and communication skills

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Central Park Conservancy is an equal opportunity employer, committed to inclusive hiring, and dedicated to diversity in its work and on its staff. We strongly encourage candidates of all identities, experiences, orientations and communities to apply.

Safety Requirements
Establishment and maintenance of a safe work environment is the shared responsibility of this organization and employees at every level. The Conservancy will make every effort to assure a safe environment and be in compliance with federal, state, and local safety regulations. Employees are expected to obey safety rules and to exercise caution in all their work activities. Accordingly, employees should be aware of any hazards, which could cause an injury or accident (e.g., spills, obstacles in walkways). If an employee discovers a potential dangerous condition, he/she should alert other employees and notify his/her supervisor immediately.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.