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Full-time Positions

Development Associate
Girl Be Heard is seeking a Development Associate. This is a paid, full-time position. Read more

Director of Education and Human Potential
Girl Be Heard seeks a visionary Director of Education and Human Potential to take our rapidly expanding education programs to the next level. The Director of Education and Human Potential sets the goals, priorities, and strategies for the education team and engages all education staff to ensure this work is of the highest caliber, has the biggest impact, and is empowering for both staff and program participants. They are responsible for financial oversight of all education work, including partnership building, budgeting, and contributing to writing and reporting for education-related grants. They represent the education team to the Board of Directors and other key stakeholders, and contribute to the overall direction of the organization as a member of the executive team. An understanding of dismantling racism work and trauma-informed care is key. Read more

Communications Associate
We are seeking a team player and motivated self-starter to work in partnership with and support the Communications Manager for a full-time position in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. As a growing organization, we need someone who can wear many hats, work independently, and is ready to jump into the behind-the-scenes effort that makes the magic happen. An understanding of dismantling racism work and trauma-informed care is key.Read more

Part-time Positions

Teaching Artist
Girl Be Heard seeks Teaching Artists for its after-school girl empowerment theater programs in New York City’s public middle and high schools. Teaching Artists will work as a team with a co-TA to create a safe space and bring together a strong ensemble of students using Girl Be Heard’s listening model. Teaching Artists will give participants a foundation in writing and performance-based storytelling, and cultivate an understanding of social justice and issues affecting women and girls around the world. They will also lead participants through the creative process of writing and performing an original show, which will be performed by the students in a professional theater at the end of the year.
Ideal candidates will have a strong background in planning and leading theatre-based education, and must be passionate about developing girls’ voices. We particularly seek strong writers and editors. All Teaching Artists will be trained throughout the year.
Teaching Artists will be hired for the length of the school year (September-June) to work at one or more of our partnering campuses. Programs meet weekly for 2 hours each. In addition to the weekly workshops with students, teaching artists will be expected to attend Teaching Artist Training in September, mid-year training in January and regularly scheduled allTA meetings.
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Feminist-In-Residence Summer Education Research Fellowship
Are you passionate about Arts Education, social justice, and feminism? Girl Be Heard is seeking dynamic applicants for a Feminist-In-Residence, Education Research Fellowship. This is a paid, part-time position that is approximately 20 hours per week at our DUMBO, Brooklyn Office.

We are seeking a candidate with strong analytical and communication skills with the ability to interpret, synthesize, and share out their findings to the larger team in presentations. An understanding of dismantling racism and trauma-informed care is key.

You will be collaborating with the entire Education Team and directly reporting to the Community Liaison and Programs Coordinator. This fellowship provides the opportunity to contribute to groundbreaking social justice curriculum serving primarily young participants of color, create and edit education materials, and collaborate with a diverse team striving to build successful programming.
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Girl Be Heard (GBH) develops, amplifies, and celebrates the voices of young women through socially conscious theatre-making. We bring global issues affecting girls center stage by creating cutting-edge, cause-related theatre – inspired, written and performed by girls (12-21) – that is thought-provoking and actionable. Our shows give voice to issues that girls care about most (such as bullying, body image, and self harm). Our company also takes on global issues affecting girls worldwide such as sex trafficking, forced child marriage, and gender-based violence; and regularly performs our acclaimed shows at the United Nations, TED conferences, and The White House.

Girl Be Heard’s education curriculum encourages young women to think critically about social justice, challenge stereotypes, foster friendships, and build tools for bringing about positive change in their communities. Our programs are housed in 17 sites in NYC (12 Title schools, 3 detention centers, one church, and a community center). We also launched the first program abroad in Trinidad and Tobago this year.

Girl Be Heard is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender identity or expression, color, national origin, ability, ethnicity, sex, ancestry, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief. Girl Be Heard seeks a broad spectrum of employees and is strongly committed to a diverse and equitable work environment. People of all backgrounds, abilities, gender expressions, ethnicities, races, sexual orientations, religions, and nationalities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Girl Be Heard’s main office is located in the DUMBO area of Brooklyn. Our offices are air-conditioned and located in wheelchair accessible buildings.