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Manager of Stewardship

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POSITION SUMMARY
The Stewardship Manager in the Segerstrom Center for the Arts Development Office is the primary team member responsible for stewardship of our donors, including acknowledgment processes, collateral preparation, donor recognition management (including printed recognition and signage in the halls), and creation and management of stewardship activities.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS
This position reports to the Director of Operations and Prospect Management. In addition, the Manager works collaboratively with all areas of the Development Department and other Center departments to support the Center’s mission and programs.

DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned or changed at the discretion of management.

  • Lead the vision and implementation of a robust, year-round stewardship and cultivation plan and calendar that meaningfully engages donors at all giving levels. This includes envisioning highly-customized engagement materials and experiences for top donors as well as customizing messaging for the broad donor base.
  • Write, plan and manage stewardship impact reports for the board and top donors
  • Implement and manage all aspects of donor stewardship program including acknowledgements, impact reports, eBlasts, anniversary cards and personalized stewardship for key donors and volunteers (i.e. birthdays, anniversaries, other special occasions)
  • Oversee gift processing & acknowledgment process for Development team, including distribution of checks and gift information, pulling Tessitura reports, and acknowledgement letters
  • Manage board financials including gift transmittals, tracking and stewardship.
  • Collaborate with graphic design team and create and update collateral materials
  • Ensure a healthy stock of all necessary materials is available for Development Officers’ use.
  • Work with Vice President of Development and Vice President of Theater Operations to facilitate implementation and updates of donor signage plans in halls.
  • Oversee and manage the preparation of donor lists in printed monthly programs (and anywhere else, as needed).
  • Manage process of holiday gift deliveries, including pulling appropriate mailing lists, ordering cookies/cards and coordinating delivery of holiday gifts with development officers.
  • Work with other development team Tessitura experts and Director of Development Operations & Prospect Management to create appropriate tracking for all stewardship activities.
  • Facilitate Center Fund committee member participation in stewardship, including coordinating writing Thank You notes and/or facilitating phone calls or meetings, when appropriate.
  • Manage, update and acquire pertinent information for Development’s intranet pages.
  • As needed, plan and project manage (with Special Events) any stewardship-specific events.
  • Help to staff key development events by helping with registration, escorting the photographer, shadowing board members, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned in support of the Development department and Center’s goals and mission

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Three to five years of development experience
  • Outstanding writing, design, and presentation skills with a high level of attention to detail
  • Excellent inter-personal and written communication skills
  • Experience working with and cultivating volunteers in planning and executing successful benefits/fundraising events
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong critical thinking and writing skills are essential to the position.
  • The desire to help others and a willingness to work as part of a team
  • Strong work ethic and a good sense of humor
  • Strong computer aptitude; skill in Microsoft Office Suite; experience with donor database management
  • Appreciation of the performing arts is a must
  • Familiarity with the Tessitura database and/or Adobe products is a plus
  • Facility with social media like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and web development highly desirable.
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Press & PR Officer

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24,094
Application Deadline: 
25/08/2019

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Shakespeare’s Globe is currently seeking a Press & PR Officer to act as the initial point of contact for the vast majority of the Globe’s media enquiries. Press & PR Officer will work alongside the Press & PR Manager on tasks ranging from casting announcements and storytelling festivals to large-scale film shoots, in order to enhance the Globe’s reputation and champion the Globe’s work to a wide range of audiences.

The successful candidate will have proven experience of working in a press and PR environment and excellent communication skills with the ability to deal effectively with a range of people at all levels and their requirements.

For more information and to apply, please download the job description from shakespearesglobe.com/jobs and return your completed application to recruitment@shakespearesglobe.com by midnight on Sunday 25 August 2019.

We would also be grateful if you could complete our equal opportunities monitoring form by clicking on https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/99WSQQV.

We regret that because of the high volume of anticipated applications, we may be unable to contact unsuccessful candidates. If you have a query, please email recruitment@shakespearesglobe.com.

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Production and Stage Manager

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Position Production and Stage Manager 

Company American Repertory Ballet (ARB) and Princeton Ballet School (PBS) with locations in Princeton, Cranbury and New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA. 

Reporting Relationships The Production and Stage Manager reports to the Artistic Director. Reporting to the Production Manager is the Wardrobe Supervisor and Assistant(s), and all production crew and overhire. 

Travel This position will be based in New Brunswick, and responsible for all ARB/PBS locations. There is some travel associated with this position. 

Website www.arballet.org 

Responsibilities: 

Production Manager’s services shall include, but are not limited to: 

–Coordinate theater/rehearsal schedules with artistic director -Coordinate technical schedules with lighting designers, union stagehands, and theater/facility management -Create initial theater schedule/crew calls for union stagehands (and non-union as appropriate) during load in/rehearsals/show call/load out; act as deciding voice when changes requested/required – Create and manage the production budget, including segmented budgets in detail per venue, working closely with the Finance Director -Coordinate rentals (including some contract writing) for both ARB’s use (costume and scenic) and the use of ARB holdings by outside groups -Coordinate facility rentals with outside groups (including on-site management/representation as required) -Coordinate rental/purchase of necessary theater supplies (dry ice, genie lifts, etc) -Coordinate theater transportation (shipping/trucking of performance elements) – Coordinate dancer transportation if necessary – Arrange hotels, per diem, and catering when applicable -Maintain audio/video archives of company (and school as well) -Oversee monthly safety meetings, store archival sign-in and follow-up on noted issues (leaks, pest, etc) 

-Coordinate over-hire staffing for load in/load out, special projects, etc. -Coordinate Front of House issues with Box Office and House Managers, particularly for in-studio – late seating periods/notes, timelines of seating availability, placement of reserved seating and ADA accessible seating, etc -Supervise load in/load out -Oversee floor cleaning of studio and performance flooring -Coordinate facility maintenance/issues -Work with choreographers/artistic staff to edit recorded music (or outsource appropriately if beyond abilities/technological resources) -Create promotional videos for YouTube/social media as requested -Build/maintain scenery and props as needed for performances (or outsource appropriately if beyond technical capabilities) -Create in conjunction with designers, appropriate documentation for theater load in (hang plots, scenic lists, shift sheets, etc) -Create and implement lighting for in-studio performances -Create/maintain documentation/archival records (photos, lists, etc) of sets and props in ballet inventory for future company use and/or potential rentals. -Other duties as assigned 

Stage Manager’s services shall include, but are not limited to: 

-Attend relevant rehearsals and run-throughs in studio -Oversee rehearsals during tech/pre-performance week -Create paperwork for backstage: sign in sheets, dressing room assignments/signs, posting schedules, etc. -Work with lighting designers & choreographers to develop calling scripts for shows -Call shows in performance -Take/distribute notes to appropriate technical departments -Provide running documents to relevant departments to accurately perform scene changes, prep for shows, etc -Set up/prepare in-studio seating for observed rehearsals, invited events, etc. -Other duties as assigned 

Qualifications: 

Bachelor’s degree with 3 years minimum experience in production management, preferably for a performing arts organization. Must be organized, detail-oriented, and adaptable with good problem solving skills. Excellent communication and time management skills are required. Must demonstrate the ability to manage budget expenses. 

This position is exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”), as well as under any and all applicable state (New Jersey) and local laws, rules and regulations. 

Competitive compensation package. About American Repertory Ballet: 

The mission of American Repertory Ballet (http://www.arballet.org/) is to bring the joy, beauty, artistry and discipline of classical and contemporary dance to New Jersey and nationwide audiences through artistic and educational programs, presented by a financially responsible organization. This mission is fulfilled through our preeminent classical and contemporary ballet company, ARB’s Access & Enrichment initiatives, programs designed to expose the community to the art form of dance, as well as at Princeton Ballet School, one of the largest and most respected non-profit dance schools in the nation. It is through these three branches of ARB that the organization’s vision is pursued: “To Entertain, Educate, Enlighten, and Inspire with the Beauty and Passion of Dance.” 

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General Manager

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£33K rising to £38K by September 2020 on a Pro Rata (3days per week, increasing to 4 days a week by September 2020) on a PAYE Basis
Application Deadline: 
26 June

Jasmin Vardimon Company are seeking to employ a General Manager to manage the smooth and efficient day to day running of the Jasmin Vardimon Company and Education Charity within the new building, scheduled to open at the latter part of 2020.The General Manager will play a lead role in Operations, HR, Contracting, Compliance, Governance, Policy and Planning.

They will work closely with the Executive Director and other members of the Senior Management Team (SMT). Adaptable and calm, they will have a hands-on approach and be as confident managing the practical operations of the building as they are at overseeing office based administrative systems.

This is an exciting time for the company, already based in Ashford, Kent since 2012 we will relocate to our newly built, bespoke Creative Complex in the latter part of 2020. Preparations for this move are well on the way and the General Manager will play an integral part in the setting up and implementation of systems in order to ensure the company is best equiped to operate efficiently within its new surroundings.

Job Title: General Manager
Salary:  £33K rising to £38K by September 2020 on a Pro Rata (3days per week, increasing to 4 days a week by September 2020)  on a PAYE Basis
Relocation Fee: Up to £2,000 to support the move to Kent
Office Based: Ashford Kent
Hours of Work: 24 hours per week rising to 32 hours per week

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Ticket Services Manager

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Application Deadline: 
June 28, 2019

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Part American palace, part industrial shed, Park Avenue Armory is dedicated to supporting unconventional works in the visual and performing arts that need non-traditional spaces for their full realization, enabling artists to create and audiences to experience epic and adventurous presentations that cannot be mounted elsewhere in New York City.

“Few cultural institutions have been as adept at pushing the cultural FOMO button, triggering that “fear of missing out” that New Yorkers hate…” –The New York Times

JOB DESCRIPTION: The Ticket Services Manager supervises the box office staff and oversees ticketing for all events including performances, visual art installations, tours and recitals and ensures a hospitable, smooth and efficient ticketing operation. Responsible for programming and monitoring the Tessitura ticketing system, tracking daily sales and deposits, ticket account management and fulfillment, supervising ticketing staff, and providing the highest level of customer service to all guests.  The Ticket Services Manager reports to the Director of Rentals and Event Operations.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Set up all Armory events in Tessitura, including the creation of all seating charts, defining and mapping all Facility elements, including seats, price zones, inventory, N-scan compatibility, price maps, and scaling, and test all elements.

· Define all Season elements including on-sale dates, Productions, Performances, etc.

· Create and maintain all held and allocated ticket inventory.

· Create, maintain and distribute all daily box office sales information, including sales, holds, revenues, performance against budget, etc.  Provide final revenue by production or event to Finance.  Utilize T-stats for detailed reporting on inventory, holds and revenue by zone, ticket distribution statistics, etc.

·Hire, train, and supervise box office staff.  Oversee the development and maintenance of documentation and training materials on box office policies and procedures and ensure staff is fully trained in handling customer issues and explaining policy regarding ticket sales

· Demonstrate excellent customer service skills, respond promptly to customer inquiries and requests

·Advise and assist the Tessitura Database Manager with the implementation, reporting, and generating of event reports using the Tessitura ticketing system

·Work with the Marketing Department on setting up subscription packages and other discounts and promotions

·In conjunction with the Marketing Department, implement dynamic pricing models and subsequent analysis for future planning for all events

·Work closely with accounting on executing proper cash handling and cash control procedures.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

· Three to five years Box Office experience

· Minimum of three years management experience strongly preferred

· Knowledge of the Tessitura system and T-stats reporting is required 

· Must be able to work well independently and to manage, train, and motivate others

· Excellent verbal and written communication and documentation skills required

· Candidate must be able to successfully handle multiple priorities in sometimes high stress situations

· Proficiency with Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and other Windows applications required

· Position requires the ability to accommodate a flexible schedule, including evenings, weekends, and holidays, as well as being able to perform in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment

· Candidate should have cash handling experience and experience in scheduling staff members

· Candidate must also have the ability to work with the public and possess conflict resolution skills

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Producer

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60K; commensurate with experience
Application Deadline: 
06/07/19

OVERVIEW

The Producer is responsible for managing all logistical and operational aspects of Gibney’s public performance activity and is the primary point of communication between the Performance and Residencies department and other members of the Gibney staff and communities. The primary responsibility of the Producer is to operationalize and to realize the artistic vision of the Senior Curatorial Director. The Producer also supports performance events presented or curated by other Gibney departments, including Gibney Dance Company and Community Action.  The Producer manages all logistical and operational aspects of Gibney’s residency programs (Dance in Process, Early Career, and Disability Artistry) as well as a broad range of engagement  activities such as Demonstrating Practice, Long Table and town halls.  All administrative activity, planning budgeting and communications for the  Performance and Residencies department is managed by the Producer.  The Producer works closely with the Director of Production, the Director of Operations, and other program groups, and serves as the critical link between the Performance and Residencies staff and other Gibney departments and constituencies.

PERFORMANCE ACTIVITY

  • Serve as the primary point of contact for curated artists in regards to the mounting of their performances, including all aspects of scheduling and logistics
  • Work with the Senior Curatorial Director, programs departments, and the Director of Marketing to effectively market all Gibney productions
  • Track performance ticket sales and work collaboratively with staff members to meet all income projections
  • Maintain the highest level of artist relations and customer service across all aspects of performance activity
  • Conduct outreach to community members to facilitate audience development
  • Maintain existing community partnerships including those with local universities and other arts nonprofits

RESIDENCY ACTIVITY

  • Oversee all aspects of the residency application process
  • Lead information sessions on residency programs
  • Manage the panel process including scoring procedures, panel facilitation, and feedback
  • Facilitate in-take meetings with resident artists and Gibney staff members
  • Serve as resident artists’ primary point of contact within the Gibney organization

ADMINISTRATION

  • Oversee and track all Performance and Residency contracts
  • Develop the annual Performance and Residencies budget and manage and track all income and expenses
  • Manage the schedules of the department including salaried and hourly positions
  • Assist the Development team in the creation and tracking of grants

OTHER

Gibney is a growing organization and employees are often called upon to perform other duties essential to accomplish organizational goals and meet important deadlines.

 

NONPROFIT EMPLOYMENT CONSIDERATION

Gibney is a mission-based nonprofit performing arts organization. Working in this sector can be personally rewarding, with intrinsic benefits and distinct opportunities for growth. However, the compensation will never match that of the private sector or more highly resourced art forms. Candidates for employment are advised to carefully consider their decision to work in this field before seeking or accepting a position at Gibney.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associate's or bachelor's degree in a related field
  • Five or more years of related experience, preferably with arts organizations
  • Knowledge of, and strong interest in, the performing arts, social justice, and Gibney Dance’s mission
  • Superior verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proven organizational, multitasking, and project management skills
  • Ability to work independently within a team environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and professional demeanor
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
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