Seasonal Media Assistant

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Compensation: $23.50 per hour

Job:  Seasonal Media Assistant (1)
Department: Communications
Job Type: Full-time; Seasonal; 40 hours per week; nights and weekends required, overtime when required; Non-Exempt 
Pay Rate: $23.50/hour (New Hire)
Duration: March 13 – November 18, 2023
Benefits: Health insurance, paid time off, free parking on site
Work Location: Randall’s Island Park, New York, NY 10035
The Seasonal Media Assistant will report to the Communications Manager and work closely with the Programming department. The Seasonal Media Assistant will ensure coverage of programming events, Icahn Stadium events such as track and field gatherings, graduations, as well as sporting, recreational and environmental usage in the park. The Seasonal Media Assistant will be required to work on-site, outdoors and on weekends and evenings. 


  • Creatively capture and promote the park, including programming events, passive park usage, environmental interactions, etc., through photography and videos
  • Live stream and take pictures at Icahn Stadium events
  • Create, write, and post content on social media outlets, with approval from the Communications Manager
  • Collaborate with the year-round Social Media & Communications Coordinator on tasks and projects
  • Interact with park patrons and provide general park information with a welcoming and friendly demeanor
  • Assist with basic administrative tasks such as completing simple reports, data entry, etc.
  • Other general tasks as assigned

This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that an employee in this position may be asked to perform from time to time.


  • Strong working professional knowledge of social media platforms
  • Experience taking good quality pictures and live streaming videos, with a keen eye
  • Ability to write professionally and clearly
  • Ability to engage with colleagues and the public, bringing a proactive energy to events and programs
  • Ability to collaborate and create positive working relationships
  • Good planning, organizational and time management skills as well as strong attention to detail
  • Motivated and punctual, able to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Willing to work in all types of weather
  • Ability to work nights, weekends, and overtime, when needed
  • Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Experience with editing photos and videos
  • Experience capturing sporting events via film/video
  • Coursework in Communications, Media, Marketing etc.
  • Experience working in a park/outdoors
  • Experience in the track and field industry
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Valid Driver License 

Contact Information

Randall's Island Park Alliance
Website: Apply Online