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Dance/NYC 2020 Symposium Coordinator

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September 13, 2019

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Dance/NYC 2020 Symposium Coordinator Position:

Title:​ 2020 Symposium Coordinator
Location:​ New York City
Reports to:​ Manager of Justice, Equity and Inclusion Initiatives
Supervises:​ Volunteers, Production Crew
Coordinates with:​ Independent contractors, Vendors, and Sponsors
Status:​ Temporary Part-time, effective immediately,
 

September 16, 2019-April 15, 2020, 20 hours per week, with additional hours on week of event (March 16-22, 2020)

Dance/NYC’s mission is to promote the knowledge, appreciation, practice, and performance of dance in the metropolitan New York City area. It embeds values of equity and inclusion into all aspects of the organization. It works in alliance with Dance/USA, the national service organization for professional dance. It seeks a Symposium Coordinator who will be responsible for, and exercise discretion and independent judgment regarding, all aspects of implementing and execution of Dance/NYC's yearly Symposium.

The Dance/NYC Symposium is the only gathering of its kind for the dance community in the metropolitan New York City area. It aims to share information and innovation and to stimulate awareness, interest, and ongoing engagement in dance. The 2020 Symposium will be hosted campus style at Hunter College on March 20-21 and will make us use of multiple studios for simultaneous panel discussions, case studies, interactive workshops, a networking lunch, and more.

Essential Functions, Duties and Responsibilities:

● Reporting to the Manager of Justice, Equity and Inclusion Initiatives and working with the Programs Assistant, Communications Contractor, and Communications Assistant, execute all Symposium-specific responsibilities which include:

Strategy (20%):

  • Develop replicable event tools, schedules, workflows and budget plans.
  • Embed accessibility and inclusion into every aspect of event planning and management (i.e. vender relations, tech gear rental, catering, floorplan, volunteer training, etc).

Production (50%):

  • Establish and maintain a positive, professional relationship with venue presenters through effective, accurate, timely, and reliable communication and action.
  • Supervise the running of the event (i.e. wayfinding, signage, etc); stage management day of the event (i.e. load-in, event registration, A/V device setup, contingency plans, etc) and production and staff crews.
  • Work effectively with all vendors, including catering, multimedia, security, and volunteers; communicate frequently.
  • Assist in maintaining RSVP and ticketing records, and gather attendee feedback through post event survey.

Volunteer Management (15%):

  • Manage the recruitment and training of volunteers, including but not limited to: placing and tracking online recruitment, providing training for different types of volunteers (i.e. month-of, week-of, day-of).
  • Designate specific roles to volunteers; overseeing and troubleshooting during the event.

General Administration (15%)

  • Work collaboratively with Programs Team to execute on additional administrative tasks and support organizational priorities and as they arise

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have relevant prior event management, public speaking, solid grammar; writing and proofreading skills, customer service, and facilitation experience. They will be focused, data-driven, strategy minded, and thrive in fast-paced startup environments. They will be methodical, with excellent planning and time management skills, and able to advance multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines. They will have expertise in event planning, production, and technical production. They will be current on and comfortably engage with emerging technologies, and demonstrate a commitment to technology solutions in the social enterprise space. They will be comfortable working with Microsoft Office Suite, Google Apps, and Adobe Acrobat, and have an aptitude for working with online and mobile applications (i.e. Eventbrite, NeonCRM, SurveyMonkey, Surveygizmo, etc). Previous work experience with a wide range of audience and people with disabilities are highly preferred.

Compensation:​ $20 per hour, paid semi-monthly.

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The Dance/NYC offices are located on the Garden Floor (ground floor) of the Mertz Gilmore Foundation, in the Union Square neighborhood of Manhattan.  Access to the Garden Floor entrance includes a two-step descent. A lift to the entrance will be available in the coming months. An accessible bathroom is available onsite. Elevators are not available in the building.

Dance/NYC is an equal opportunity employer. Employment is offered without regard to race, color, sex, age, disability, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, ancestry, political belief or activity, or status as a veteran. The policy applies to all areas of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training and development, promotion, transfer, termination, layoff, compensation benefits, social and recreational programs, and all other conditions and privileges of employment in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. It is the policy of Dance/NYC to comply with all the relevant and applicable provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Dance/NYC does not discriminate against any qualified Employees or job applicants with respect to any terms, privileges, or conditions of employment because of a person’s physical or mental disability. Dance/NYC makes reasonable accommodation wherever necessary for all Employees or applicants with disabilities, provided that the individual is otherwise qualified to safely perform the duties and assignments connected with the job and provided that any accommodations made do not require significant difficulty or expense.

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Programs Manager Intern

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Varies with experience
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9/15/19

Programs Manager Intern will work closely with Artistic and Executive Directors to assist in management of company progrms in Performance and Eductional Outreach. Hours vary depending on current obligations of the company but average 6-10/week. Compensation is avaiable for work in our engagements and college/university credit. The ideal intern will be passionate about arts administration, have some expereince with working with arts organizaiton and good interpersonal skills. Proficiently in use of social media, scheduling, and other databse/orgnizational skills is preferred. The Programs Manager Intern will develop useful arts administration skills wokring with experienced directors.  

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We are seeking passionate, experienced teaching artists with a vested interest in arts and academic integration for long term teaching opportunities at our partner schools in all five boroughs. Teaching artists must have demonstrated previous experience teaching the visual arts, ideally in NYC public school settings. We are seeking educators who share our belief in the power of experiential learning.

At LEAP, the the visual arts use imagination, observation, and hands-on invention to explore two and three dimensional media. Visual arts programs explore a wide array of forms, including painting, drawing, printmaking, collage, and sculpture to develop skills of experimentation and exploration with conventional and non-conventional materials.

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With the vision to be a vital cultural force in Los Angeles and recognized as a premier orchestra worldwide, the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) is well positioned for the future and is seeking an innovative, strategic and collaborative Executive Director inspired by its 50-year history and excited to lead the organization toward its next chapter. The Executive Director will be presented with the exceptional opportunity to partner with LACO’s new Music Director, acclaimed flutist and conductor Jaime Martín, to move the Orchestra to new heights. For more information about LACO, please visit www.laco.org.

As the administrative leader of LACO, the Executive Director is responsible for providing the vision, strategic direction and oversight of the organization’s resources to ensure success in carrying out its mission. Together with the Board of Directors, Music Director and the orchestra-at-large, the Executive Director will work to ensure LACO’s financial and operational stability and maintain its artistic excellence. The Executive Director oversees an annual budget of approximately $4.5 million and a total staff of 12. The Executive Director will have the opportunity to guide LACO into the achievement of its strategic goals: to position the Orchestra as an indispensable community resource; to present programs that diversify, expand and strengthen the LACO community; and to establish a stable financial foundation on which to build the next 50 years of sustainability. While the successful candidate will likely have solid knowledge and skills in nonprofit management, those with other professional experience who demonstrate a passion for LACO may also be considered. A strong interest or passion for classical music, including contemporary classical music, is critical. Although previous experience in the arts is not required, experience working in a collegial relationship with a music director or an artistic director would be a plus. Prior successful fundraising, marketing/branding and Board relations experience is expected and essential.

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BILINGUAL COMPANY MANAGER FOR NATIONAL TOUR

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Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana Seeks a COMPANY MANAGER for our National Tour January 6- February 19, 2020.   Must be bilingual Spanish/English or have a working knowledge of Spanish.

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Coordinate pre-tour details:
Confirm all travel arrangements/with Booking Manager
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Oversee Flight reservations
 
             
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Oversee general operations while on tour. Serve as main point-of-contact for Flamenco Vivo Staff, Company Members.
Maintain daily communication with Flamenco Vivo, Stage Manager and Artistic Manager to ensure all details are in order as well as to assess immediate needs and concerns.
Confirm with Stage Manager a daily itinerary outlining Company needs and plans for execution.

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Transport artists to and from any tour function including but not limited to: from airport to hotel, from hotel to venues (rehearsals, performances, classes, public engagements, etc.) from venue or hotel to meals.
Confirm directions to/from airports, hotels, intercity travel to ensure timely departure and arrival to all tour obligations.  
Assess vehicles each day to maintain safety standards, plan ahead for departures (ie gas up evening before departures, etc.)

Supervise and execute all loading and unloading of company equipment/luggage ensuring proper arrival to/from airports, hotels, venues, etc.
 
 

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