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Pennsylvania Ballet Company Manager

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$60,000.00 - $65,000.00

PENNSYLVANIA BALLET: Working closely with the General Manager, the Company Manager is primarily responsible for all administrative and logistical matters involving Company dancers, PBII, guest artists, artistic contract administration, and Company touring. The Company Manager provides support to the General Manager in artistic planning and administrative duties.

Artistic Planning: Secure visas though immigration lawyer as needed for guest artists including choreographers, stagers, designers. Coordinate, submit and track all guest choreographer, stagers, and designer’s fees in compliance with artists agreements. Secure hotel accommodations, per diems, and travel arrangements for visiting artists in Philadelphia. Track use of sponsorship agreements with hotels & airlines. Update and provide personalized Guest Artist handbook to each guest throughout the season. Coordinate comp tickets for guest artists for all performances. Gather, edit, and proofread content, including casting, for Playbills. Provide administrative assistance and coordination for School involvement in Company productions. Provide administrative support while in the theater during performances in Philadelphia and on Tour.  Dancer Management & Support: Maintain all dancer personnel files, calculate & issue retirement/severance information as appropriate. Maintain and distribute annual Dancer Calendar, Season Repertoire & Dancer Guide. Secure appropriate work papers/permits/visas for dancers. Update Digital Dancer Callboard with media visits, guests in studios, etc. Schedule, track, submit pay requests as outlined in Wellness providers agreements (Physical Therapy and Massage Therapy). Act as liaison between Wellness providers and Artistic staff. Work to increase wellness program for company members and PBII. Manage all workers compensation claims – report injury claims, work with medical providers to ensure payment of claims, maintain claim log and act as liaison between injured workers and Workers Comp Insurance company. Manage Company and PBII auditions and audition inquiries. Draft PBII annual agreements.  Labor Relations: Work with General Manager to ensure Company dancer contracts are issued, or non-reengagement letters are issued, in compliance with the AGMA collective bargaining agreement. Remain knowledgeable of and monitor compliance with AGMA agreement. Track and submit Dancer Overtime submissions per AGMA CBA guidelines. Ensure rehearsal & performance schedule compliance with AGMA CBA. Financial Oversight: Prepare annual dancer payroll budget, update seniority formulas, promotions etc. Track & monitor PT budget. Compile and submit variable payroll summary to finance department Ensure legal obligations are met regarding all artistic licenses. Touring: Arrange all logistics, travel, schedules, per diem, etc. for all tours including dancer guides. Submit all necessary marketing materials to touring venues. Travel with company as main point of contact for dancers.

Required Education, Experience and Competencies: Bachelor’s degree. Minimum 5 years’ experience in a performing arts organization, or relevant equivalent experience. Experience in overseeing large budgets, tracking expenses. Experience managing workers compensation claims. Experience in Immigration visa application and processing. Experience in logistical planning including arranging and managing travel and hotel accommodations. Experience with AGMA Collective Bargaining Agreements. Highly proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel). Excellent organizational, communication and time management skills. Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills. Excellent attention to detail. Strong interpersonal skills. Ability to work well in fast paced environment. Ability to manage multiple priorities and deadline driven tasks. Ability to effectively work collaboratively within department and across organization to support Artistic activities. Able to think ahead and maintain self-driven initiative. Must pass criminal and child abuse background checks. AAP/EEO Statement: The Pennsylvania Ballet is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

CONTACT INFORMATION: To apply for this position, please send a resume, cover letter to jobs@paballet.org.

DISCLAIMER:  The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. These statements are not intended to be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.

More information about Pennsylvania Ballet can be found at www.paballet.org. The Pennsylvania Ballet is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to the principles of equality in employment.

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Theatre Consultant (Audiovisual Systems Design)

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$50,000 - $85,000, depending on experience
Application Deadline: 
December 7th, 2020

 

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Charcoalblue is currently seeking a Theatre Consultant with audiovisual design experience, with specific expertise in systems design in North America. You will be responsible for all aspects of design, documenting, and commissioning AV systems on our projects, working as part of our project teams which can include theatre designers, lighting designers, stage equipment designers, and acousticians to deliver holistic, client-focused design solutions.  

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Meeting with clients to evaluate their needs for a project as they relate to audiovisual systems (and beyond).
  • Proposing audiovisual systems solutions which meet project requirements at a conceptual level, including accurate budget setting, and impact of AV equipment on other building systems. 
  • Providing all aspects of system documentation including sketch illustration, written narrative description, architectural drawings, Building Information Modelling (BIM), and specification writing.  
  • Working with our internal design team to present a holistic design solution which balances all aspects of performance functionality and budget.  
  • Communicating with client teams to describe our solutions and ensure they reflect the right fit which balances the needs of various project constituents.  
  • Describing the functionality and purpose of audiovisual systems while adjusting communication styles for different audiences - for other creative designers, for experienced AV technicians, or electrical engineers.  
  • Working with architectural and engineering teams to ensure that each of the design disciplines includes the required infrastructure, support, and accommodation for all elements of the audiovisual systems. 
  • Providing cost projections throughout a project for audiovisual systems integration.
  • Conducting value engineering; adapting and revising designs to reduce cost while maintaining as much value and performance as possible, meanwhile being able to describe impacts on functionality.  
  • Participate in site visits for commissioning, witness testing, construction progress, and other purposes as required. This position will require occasional travel, including international/overseas travel. (During the pandemic, all flight travel has been put on hold).
  • Working with our Team Leaders to set out project work plans, goals, and deliverables. 
  • Contributing to the continual development of our internal design and technical resources. 
  • Discussing your work and ideas with other designers at Charcoalblue. 
  • Serving as a resource for all of our designers about audiovisual technology applicable to our projects. 

 QUALIFICATIONS & KEY SKILLS REQUIRED

  • The successful candidate will possess most or all of the following qualifications: 
  • Minimum anticipated experience of 3 years working as an audiovisual systems designer; likely in some combination of performing arts and architecture.  
  • Served as primary audiovisual systems designer for completed projects in the design, documentation, construction, and commissioning phases
  • Can demonstrate the creation of contract documentation for the audiovisual systems on new construction or architectural renovation projects in North America. 
  • The ability to self-manage and set work plans for the successful delivery of work against deadlines with minimal input from management. 
  • An expert level of detailed knowledge about audiovisual technology and systems integration. 
  • A practical knowledge of audio and acoustic theory, as well as visual media fundamentals.
  • Experience in computer drafting of some form. Proficiency in REVIT or the ability to quickly learn it will be required.
  • Familiarity with the standard suite of Microsoft Office products is essential.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Familiarity with Adobe Acrobat and / or Bluebeam is also essential.
  • Experience and interest in live performance, broadcast, and/or events.
  • CTS certification is a plus, but not required.
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Press & PR Officer

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24,094
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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 

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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 

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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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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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