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Teaching Artist - Theater

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Recently, Chicago welcomed OUT OF SIGHT, a public art project (modeled after a hopscotch pathway) that invites youth and teens to actively participate in the project and its corresponding program. Installed in English, Spanish, and Mandarin, OUT OF SIGHT’s goals are to engage with audiences of all ages and encourage participants to consider their goals and aspirations and manifest those goals through creative expression. OUT OF SIGHT’s core principles and phrases - exuberance, energy, vision, visualization, enlightenment and serendipity - serve as the foundation for the creative process that participants of all ages will experience when they engage with this project.

 

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This summer, the OUT OF SIGHT team is collaborating with the Chicago Park District to launch arts programming in the parks, focusing on bringing the OUT OF SIGHT framework to the forefront of participants' minds. The teaching artist will be facilitating theater/performance workshops with teen camps at Eugene Field Park and Indian Boundary Park (tentatively) to bring the messages of the project: empowerment, self-discovery, and visualizing one’s goals.

This is a part-time, temporary position for June - August 2019, with the potential for extended work.

 

Responsibilities

  • Facilitate weekly theater workshops at Eugene Field Park and Indian Boundary Park (locations subject to change)
  • Assist in the development of public programming exploring the principles of OUT OF SIGHT and execute and implement those programs
  • Demonstrate OUT OF SIGHT educational program offerings
  • Provide a safe learning environment for all OUT OF SIGHT participants
  • Assist with the design/coordination of launching and culminating events
  • Assist with the training of teen facilitators and park staffers to conduct OUT OF SIGHT activities
  • Document activities for weekly reports and social media
  • Assist with data collection, attendance tracking and follow up communications
  • Other duties, as requested

 

Qualifications

  • Experience teaching teens and pre-teens in theater/performance
  • Highly skilled in the discipline of theater/performance
  • Knowledge required to teach diverse sets of teen groups
  • Demonstrated ability to build and implement unique, innovative, and engaging curriculum
  • Proven time management skills
  • Genuine willingness and interest in collaborative practices
  • Commitment to the core principles of OUT OF SIGHT
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Operations Manager

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Compensation commensurate with experience.
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May 15

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The Operations Manager (OM) of CONTRA-TIEMPO will work in close collaboration with and report to the Board of Directors and our Founding Artistic Director, Ana Maria Alvarez. The OM is responsible for the day-to-day management of CONTRA-TIEMPO’s 501 (C) (3) operations and will be responsible for ensuring the achievement of CONTRA-TIEMPO’s mission and financial objectives. The OM will provide leadership in key areas including, developing new sources of revenue, marketing, and public relations. The OM will work with the Board to formulate and implement a development and fundraising strategy that supports the existing local engagement programs with youth and community, professional touring as well as future expansion. The OM position is a professional management position and a great opportunity for experienced arts administrative professionals. Emerging arts administrative leaders are also encouraged to apply.

Qualifications:

A positive, driven and grounded team player who has a deep belief in and passion for the work and mission of CONTRA-TIEMPO

A strong and effective collaborator able to successfully balance artistic, capital and programmatic objectives with administrative and financial practicality.

An experienced fundraiser able to cultivate and interact with prospective donors, board members, and others whose financial or civic support is vital to the company.

Bilingual (Spanish/English) is a plus but not a requirement.

Operations Manager Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following areas:

Organizational Management

Operations/ Human Resources

Financial Management

Development and Fundraising

Marketing/Communications

Board Relations

Performance & Touring

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Digital Marketing & Content Manager

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$30,000+ Negotiable Based on Experience
Application Deadline: 
04/26/2019

Milwaukee Repertory Theater is currently recruiting for a Digital Marketing & Content Manager to join our team!  This position serves as a key member of the marketing team, managing content across The Rep’s digital channels – including website, social media, digital signage, and email communications – and performing a wide array of digital marketing and communications functions including digital advertising campaigns and regularly producing analytical reports. 

Major Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Management of Digital Platforms: Contribute to, manage and execute social media strategy across multiple platforms, including but not limited to, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube, to increase sales conversions and create awareness of The Rep’s productions and initiatives
  • Create, deploy and manage email campaigns to support ticket sales and awareness initiatives
  • Help support the upkeep of content on The Rep’s website to ensure accurate information and a positive patron experience
  • Digital Advertising Campaigns:  Assist with digital advertising campaigns and help develop Capacity Interactive campaign plans.
  • Publications and Content:  Draft content copy for marketing communication pieces and serve as staff lead for content collection for playbills.
  • Manage The Rep’s Social Media Club:  Cultivate and manage the members and activities of the Social Media Club (SMC)
  • Additional Support:  Serve as staff lead ensuring digital signage is up to date, represent The Rep at on and off site events, and support the Director of Marketing in the execution of strategic initiatives aimed to increase ticket sales.

Ideal candidates will possess:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Advertising, or Sales with 2-3 years experience or equivalent combination of higher ed/
  2. Demonstrated experience managing organic & paid social media channels
  3. In-Depth knowledge of Facebook Ads Manager, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, SnapChat, and YouTube marketing
  4. Proficiency with social media management tools, such as Hootsuite
  5. Strong understanding of Google Analytics and Adwords
  6. Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
  7. Self-motivated, adaptable, and eager to learn new skills!

Compensation and Benefits:  Salary starting range is $30,000+ and is negotiable based on experience.  Benefits include 100% contribution to health & dental insurance for the individual, including an HSA that The Rep contributes into monthly, paid time off package, employer contribution to 403b retirement plan at the start of your 3rd season, and complimentary tickets to all of our productions!

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Social Media Strategist/Office Admin Assistant

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$15/hour
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April 11, 2019

Social Media Strategist/Office Admin Assistant

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Type: Part-time (25-30 hours a week)

Hours will be set, this is not a flexible schedule.

Summer Hours: June-August, Monday-Saturday (Mostly 8am-2pm with some evenings)

School Year Hours: September-May, Monday-Saturday. (Mostly 11-7pm M-F, Sat 9-1pm)

Summer & School Year Shows: Weekends, (Fri, Sat, Sun) evenings and afternoons

Salary: $15.00/hr to start

Theatre 360 is Los Angeles’ preeminent children’s theatre education and performance company. Theatre 360 is seeking an individual who has both worked as an office admin assistant and social media specialist. Theatre 360 is a fast paced environment where staff get a chance to demonstrate and work with a variety of skills; including day to day operations, marketing of classes and productions, building audience awareness, working with students' families daily, and informing current and potential students of upcoming opportunities. We are looking for someone who is committed, creative, intelligent, can work as part of a team and independently. You must communicate well, and be exceptionally organized and pay attention to the smallest detail. You must have previous demonstrated experience in social media, and on top of the newest social media trends. A love of theatre is important and previous experience in the field is desirable but not necessary.

Time Commitment: The position is part-time requiring 25-30 hours, set schedule, possibility of turning into full time.

Key Responsibilities Involve:

  • Assisting with day-to-day operations of a busy office as assigned
  • Communicate with customer/student/parent queries via phone, email, and in person
  • Assist with Company website, updates and maintenance
  • Assist in marketing and creating of flyers and announcements
  • Manage and maintain strategic marketing directives from the executive team
  • Use the latest internet tools and technology to promote our company in social media platforms
  • Assist with social media campaigns

Required Skills:

  • Experience running the day-to-day operations of an office.
  • Strong business administrative knowledge, phone skills, and typing.
  • Thorough understanding of social media with previous experience working in social media.
  • Develop new campaigns for all entities, focusing on new ways to attract prospective customers, like promotions and giveaways.
  • Availability as needed for on-site posting for live events and activities.
  • Ability to produce business correspondences and materials with a high degree of accuracy for grammar, spelling and punctuation.
  • Professional use of social media accounts and a thorough knowledge about social media tools and techniques are of paramount importance.
  • Monitor and contribute content on the company's branded social media platforms (e.g., Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, etc.).
  • Research audience preferences and discover current trends.
  • Maintain updates of all marketing content – written, video, photography on a daily basis.
  • Must know how to use Hootsuite and other marking platforms
  • Use appropriate judgement to respond to all forms of social media conversation in a timely, informative and appropriate way using correct "voice" that makes each customer feel valued and acknowledged.
  • Must be resourceful, detailed, adaptable, creative, and results oriented with high energy.
  • Proficiency in broad based computer skills including Microsoft Suite, Outlook, Excel, Basic Photoshop, WordPress and basic design and web abilities.
  • Experience in photography and video editing a plus.
  • Exceptional listening, oral and written communication skills.
  • Naturally compelled to provide excellent customer service.
  • Strict adherence to guideline established by Artistic Director.
  • Must be 18 years of age and must have completed college degree.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, or Public Relations a plus.

 

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $15.00 /hour

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