Employment

Little Island is a public park providing all New Yorkers and its visitors with a unique urban oasis on the Hudson River—a place for experiences that ignite imagination, foster spontaneity and play, and support camaraderie and connection.

To make the Little Island vision a reality, we rely on a dedicated staff who are passionate about creating an engaging public space for all to enjoy. We bring the following values to our work every day, and seek candidates who embody these qualities:

We pursue excellence with vigor, constantly striving to deliver an experience with a high standard of care for our environment and our visitors.

We create an environment of welcoming and inclusive hospitality.

We are problem solvers, committed to responding to challenges with integrity.

We collaborate enthusiastically across departments to reach our shared goals.

We believe that trust matters, and work to provide consistency, dependability, and accountability in all relationships.

Thanks for your interest in joining our team. As we continue to grow, we’ll be posting new opportunities regularly so please check back for new positions!

Little Island is a proud equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, familial or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. If you require reasonable accommodation in order to complete an application, interviewing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please let us know at by contacting us here.

Director of Marketing and Communications

Little Island seeks a Director of Marketing & Communications to join its senior leadership team and oversee all the park’s marketing, brand development and PR strategies, ticketing and sales operations, and merchandise. Candidates who have a successful track record of building and implementing strategic marketing, communication, and social media plans for public/non-profit destinations, parks, theaters, arts organizations, or similar institutions are especially encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate also brings an operations background and mindset, as they will manage the park’s ticketing and merchandise operations—all while ensuring that our park and its offerings remain accessible for all.  

Employee Experience Associate

Little Island seeks an Employee Experience Associate to join the team. The Employee Experience department is the center of the organization’s HR, Recruitment, Onboarding, and Training workflows. This role is responsible for supporting the execution of all recruitment, onboarding, and offboarding of all employees, as well as supporting employee initiatives in service to building a welcoming and inclusive workplace. A successful Employee Experience Associate has experience in recruitment, is a strong project manager, and is an excellent written and verbal communicator. They possess the ability to gracefully balance the competing priorities of a fast-paced organization, seek to optimize the experience of all prospective and current Little Island employees, and champion hospitality and problem-solving in all aspects of their work. This role reports directly to the Assistant Manager of Recruitment and Training.

Executive Assistant

Little Island’s Executive Assistant works to ensure the Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer have a strong foundation of administrative support, and the executive leadership team holistically has the information and administrative systems necessary to lead Little Island in service to the park’s mission, priorities, and values. The ideal candidate is a flexible and thoughtful self-starter, who can handle juggling multiple priorities with diligence, discretion, creativity, and a sense of humor. This role is full-time year-round and dual reports to the Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer.

Visitor Experience Host

Little Island seeks several outgoing, accountable, and energetic Visitor Experience Hosts to serve as the primary Little Island representatives for the public and cultivate a meaningful and memorable experience for all park visitors. The Host team is composed of dynamic and reliable individuals with excellent interpersonal, communication, and collaboration skills. A successful Visitor Experience Host has a passion for engaging with the public, an enthusiasm for working in outdoor public spaces, and prioritizes safety and an excellent standard of care. Candidates who can converse in multiple languages (including but not limited to Spanish, Mandarin, American Sign Language, etc.) are encouraged to apply. Applications for Hosts will be accepted on a rolling basis.

Custodian

The maintenance of Little Island is in the hands of its Custodial team. The ideal teammates are hardworking self-starters who appreciate the outdoors, enjoy welcoming people into a space, and care about the details. In addition to a beautiful park, Little Island’s facility includes performance spaces, public restrooms, indoor spaces, food stalls, and equipment. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.