Office Manager/Administrative Assistant

Website Kurt Weill Foundation

To preserve and promote the legacies of Kurt Weill and Lotte Len

Office Manager/Administrative Assistant at the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music, New York, NY

Job Description/Responsibilities:  A full-time (40 hours per week), non-exempt position, the Office Manager/Administrative Assistant will be responsible for the oversight of the Foundation’s workplace, equipment, reception, and supplies to enable multiple workflows in a fast-paced office environment. The person in this position will also provide administrative support to KWF staff and assume a variety of assignments involving the Foundation’s business affairs, programs, communications, and publications. Duties also include maintenance/population of a variety of databases, internet research, and digitization projects.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree with background/interest in the performing arts or equivalent experience.  Candidate must have excellent interpersonal skills and have the ability to multi-task and prioritize, problem solve independently, and organize a multi-faceted office environment. Individual should be highly- and self- motivated and capable of close attention to detail. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and aptitude for troubleshooting IT issues are essential. Experience with Salesforce, Adobe Creative Suite, musical literacy, and basic reading knowledge of German are all desirable.

Compensation: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefit package including health, life, dental, and disability insurance; 401(k) plan; 10 days paid vacation, and standard holidays.

About the Kurt Weill Foundation: Founded by Lotte Lenya in 1962, the non-profit, private foundation promotes understanding of Weill’s life and works and preserves the legacies of Weill and Lenya. The foundation administers the Lotte Lenya Competition, a Grant Program, various sponsorships and fellowships, the Weill-Lenya Research Center, and the Kurt Weill Prize, and publishes the Kurt Weill Edition and the Kurt Weill Newsletter. In coordination with a network of music publishing partners worldwide, the KWF administers the copyrights of Weill, Lenya, and composer Marc Blitzstein, including licensing matters and accounting thereof. More information about the KWF’s mission and activities can be found at

The Kurt Weill Foundation, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is committed to diversity and providing an equitable, welcoming work environment. It actively encourages applications from groups underrepresented in the performing arts sectors in which the Foundation operates.

Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled. Candidates should initially submit ONLY a cover letter, resume/CV, and names and contact information of two references. Email application to

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