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Technician (Sound / LX Bias)

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31/10/2021

Milton Keynes Theatre is seeking a multi-skilled, Full Time Technician. This is a fantastic opportunity within the Technical Department for an enthusiastic, dedicated, innovative and collaborative person who is passionate about their work and compelled to go above and beyond.

Milton Keynes Theatre is a premier venue in the Ambassador Theatre Group portfolio and is a busy environment, receiving over 90 varied productions and 400 performances in a standard year. It has over 1400 seats, a loading dock that can accommodate 3 Trailers on a flat load in, has an adjustable Auditorium Ceiling, 3 pit elevators and a separate Ceiling structure dedicated to Orchestras and has 73 across stage single purchase counterweight flybars.

For this position you will already have a diverse skill base with a bias towards Sound and Electrics. You'll have excellent communication skills and experience of leading a team. Experience of counterweight flying and of large scale productions in a Premier Receiving House could be an advantage. You are also mindful of ever evolving technology in the Theatre industry and have a keen eye for integration of old and new. This role is offered on an annualised hours basis with payment for premium hours included in the salary.

Please take a look at our job description for further details. If you have the skills to achieve our goals and an affinity for our values we’d like to hear from you! We actively encourage applications from people from the widest range of backgrounds, including those currently under-represented in this industry.

We aim to be an equal opportunity employer and strive to provide a stage for everyone. Onstage and off, we hold ourselves accountable for nurturing an inclusive culture. Find out more about us and our values at atg.co.uk and careers.atg.co.uk 

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Art Handler

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Based on experience
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ASAP

Questroyal Fine Art, a leading American Art gallery on the Upper East Side, seeks an experienced art handler to join our team.

Work environment:

  • Collaborative small team
  • Attractive, spacious gallery with dedicated workstations and workroom
  • Onsite storage for all artwork, frames, shipping materials
  • Adherence to New York State and CDC COVID safety guidelines

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prep and pack paintings for shipping, deliveries and to hang in the gallery
  • Registrar tasks
  • Hanging artwork and adjusting lighting
  • Maintain supplies inventory for shipping and framing

Qualifications:

  • Works well with others; pleasant and professional
  • 1-2 years relevant experience
  • Comfortable lifting 50 lbs
  • Skilled and meticulous handling of artwork and frames
  • Strong references

Compensation/Position type:
Commensurate with experience; full-time, salaried position with paid time off and health insurance OR part-time position available if preferred; future potential for growth within the company

Questroyal Fine Art is an equal opportunity employer.

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Director of Advertising

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$32,500
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October 25

ADVERTISING SALES COORDINATOR

THEATRE COMMUNICATIONS GROUP

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, seeks a regular part-time Advertising Sales Coordinator (ASC). Reporting to the Director of Advertising, the ASC ensures effective coordination of ad sales activities that include liaising with customers to understand their needs and to ensure that orders from customers are met timely and accurately.

Theatre Communications Group is committed to modeling, promoting, and advancing anti-racist and anti-oppressive values to fulfill its mission. Since its founding in 1961, TCG's constituency has grown from a handful of groundbreaking theatres to over 700 Member Theatres and affiliate organizations and nearly 8,000 individual members. TCG advances a better world for theatre and a better world because of theatre.

TCG offers its members networking and knowledge-building opportunities through research, communications, and events, including the annual TCG National Conference, one of the largest nationwide gatherings of theatre people; awards grants and scholarships to theatre companies and individual artists; advocates on the federal level; and through the Global Theater Initiative, TCG's partnership with the Laboratory for Global Performance and Politics, serves as the U.S. Center of the International Theatre Institute. TCG is North America’s largest independent publisher of dramatic literature, with 18 Pulitzer Prizes for Best Play on the TCG booklist. It also publishes the award-winning American Theatre magazine and ARTSEARCH®, the essential source for a career in the arts. In all its endeavors, TCG seeks to increase the organizational effectiveness of its Member Theatres, cultivate and celebrate the artistic talent and achievements of the field, and promote a larger public understanding of, and appreciation for, the theatre. For more info, visit: www.tcg.org.

About the Advertising Department:

The Advertising Department is responsible for creating effective sales plans to generate revenue through various products, including ARTSEARCH®, TCG Books, American Theatre magazine, TCG websites, and other digital assets. The Department includes the Director and Coordinator and work collaboratively with other departments to help advance its goals in a realistic and efficient manner. Throughout the year, the Department may engage with other assistance, as needed.

What You Need for this Role:

The Coordinator should have a commitment to TCG’s mission, core values, and its ED&I work within the workplace and in the field. They should possess a positive, entrepreneurial attitude and be able to work with a diverse staff, Board, and theatre field. Outstanding interpersonal communication skills and exemplary work practices are essential, as are a strong attention to detail and dependability. The successful candidate will have a commitment to learning and growth for oneself and others and an ability to work constructively through conflict in a diplomatic way and facilitate discussion to problem solve with resilience.

We are seeking someone with experience in these areas who brings a “can-do” enthusiastic disposition to the job, and who can inspire others to do their best work. In addition, we are seeking someone who has:

Strong commitment to anti-racism and inclusivity.

A Bachelor’s degree in sales, marketing, or in any other related field and/or 3 years of related work experience.

Excellent interpersonal skills to relate cordially with team members, customers, colleagues, management, etc.

Ability to apply Microsoft Office packages, e.g. Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, effectively.

Excellent customer service, strong communications skills, and a collaborative working style.

Strong time management skills and ability to prioritize and multitask effectively.

Knowledge of and interest in theatre sector a plus.

What You Will be Doing:

Ensuring that sales activities are carried out.

Ensuring sales department meets set revenue goals.

Providing after-sales services to customers.

Informing customers of unexpected delays in meeting their need.

Ensuring contracts with customers are signed by designated officers.

Ensuring customers meet up their financial obligations.

Assisting in the organization and preparation of promotional materials.

Assisting with other tasks as necessary to ensure smooth working of the department.

Benefits, Compensation, and Other Information:

This regular part-time position will be pay an annual salary of $32,500, working 25 hours/week. TCG also covers 100% of health insurance premiums.  Additional benefits include one week of vacation, four personal days, paid sick-time, and other company time-off and holidays. Other benefits include a collegial environment that encourages a healthy work-life balance, personal and professional development opportunities through Grow@TCG, free TCG books, and events for staff designed by TCG’s “fun committee” to foster a warm, inviting, and friendly office culture.

Staff members also participate in mandatory year-round ED&I, accessibility, and anti-racism trainings. As well as participating on various internal workgroups: TCG’s ED&I Workgroup, BIPOC @ TCG affinity space, and Anti-Racist Learning and Action Affinity Space for White TCG Staff.

TCG is currently working remotely, and while there’s isn’t a confirmed date to return to in-person schedules and operations, if relocating to TCG’s offices in New York City is required for this position, TCG will cover up to $1,000 of relocation costs.

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Shopworks Coordinator

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$58,240

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The Fabric Workshop and Museum (FWM) is a contemporary art museum, with an internationally-acclaimed Artists-in-Residence (AIR) program, located in Center City, Philadelphia. Founded in 1977, FWM encourages artists at all stages of their careers to experiment with new materials and new media in a veritable living laboratory. FWM is easily accessible via public transit and is steps from Reading Terminal Market and blocks from Chinatown and historic City Hall.

The Fabric Workshop and Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. FWM’s culture embraces diversity within the workplace, and outside, and welcomes all candidates to apply, without fear of discrimination.

FWM seeks a Shopworks Coordinator who will work to foster FWM’s business savvy, to support artists in new ways, diversify revenue, and encourage visitor engagement both inside and outside of FWM’s walls by expanding access to mission-related products. Working closely with the Director of Studio Operations, Director of Facilities & Museum Shop, Director of Exhibition & Curator, the Shopworks Committee, as well as external fabricators, the Shopworks Coordinator will handle the technical and administrative components for developing artist multiples, merchandise derived from objects in FWM’s permanent collection, contracted work from external institutions, and FWM shop merchandise.

The Shopworks Coordinator will report directly to the Director of Studio Operations. They will also work with the Director of Exhibitions & Curator to foster relationships with FWM Artists-in-Residence and primarily Philadelphia-based artists whose work lends itself to this process, and with the Project Coordinator who will advise on FWM’s collaborative process. They will work with the Director of Facilities & Museum Shop and a retail consultant to respond to market analysis with product development.

This full-time (40 hours per week, M-F, 10am – 6pm) position takes place onsite. The salary is $58,240 annually, and benefits include medical, vision, and dental, access to retirement savings, vacation time and sick/personal days, paid holidays, access to an employee assistance program, FWM membership, FWM Museum Shop employee discount, American Alliance of Museums membership.

Responsibilities

  • Manages all aspects for realization of Shopworks product, from planning and development through manufacturing and delivery.
  • Works closely with the Executive Director, Director of Studio Operations, and the Director of Facilities & Museum Shop to develop strategies for Shopworks products, including research, planning, and sourcing.
  • Sources materials, vendors, commercial partners, and fabrication processes to bring Shopworks product to fruition and maximize profitability.
  • Works with Executive Director and Director of Studio Operations to create and adhere to budgets and communicates with Finance department as necessary.
  • Communicates updates on Shopworks to the Director of Studio Operations, Executive Director, Director of Facilities & Museum Shop, and Curator, and across other departments.
  • Works with Curator and Registrar to identify artworks that can be commercially licensed from FWM’s permanent collection.
  • Serves as liaison for revenue-generating projects that involve the FWM Studio.
  • Translates analytics, sales data, and market research to ensure production of commercially viable work.
  • Creates Shopworks budgets and production and delivery calendars, coordinating with Studio, Exhibitions, Museum Shop, and Finance departments.
  • Orders and tracks all materials.
  • Communicates with and manages vendors, contractors, and manufacturers.
  • Coordinates photoshoots, videos, and graphics with Communications Manager.
  • Develops calendar with Communications Manager for marketing products, including progress and product content and media to build brand buzz.
  • Participates in Studio-wide and Museum-wide planning processes, as appropriate and as assigned by Supervisor.
  • Manages Studio contractors, interns, and apprentices.
  • Maintains cleanliness of studio facilities and conducts general maintenance and repairs.
  • Supports adherence to organizational mission in all activities, which is informed by extensive knowledge of FWM’s institutional history, including past projects, as well as emerging trends in the field.
  • Attends and assists at FWM special events, programs, and meetings.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by Supervisor.

Qualifications

  • BA or equivalent years’ experience required, MA is a plus.
  • Minimum of 4 years’ demonstrated history of leading and managing development and production of product, from conception through implementation.
  • Knowledge of contemporary artists and practices is a requirement.
  • Creative problem-solver and resourceful; must be able to research and source new supplies and industry partners.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills with an attention to detail; capable of multi-tasking and meeting tight deadlines.
  • Ability to compile, analyze, and report project results along with forwarding plan projections and updates; keep and organize records of projects.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects effectively.
  • Diligent and persistent in follow-up and completion of multiple projects by monitoring each participating department and staff, including apprentices and contractors.
  • Self-motivated, flexible, and dedicated.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office is a must, Adobe Creative Suite and digital imaging is a plus.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Continually required to stand
  • Frequently required to walk
  • Continually required to sit
  • Continually required to utilize hand and finger dexterity
  • Frequently required to climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel or crawl
  • Continually required to talk or hear
  • Continually utilize visual acuity to operate equipment, read technical information, and/or use a keyboard
  • Frequently required to lift/push/carry items less up to 50 pounds
  • Occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions (non-weather)
  • Occasionally work near moving mechanical parts
  • Occasionally work in high, precarious places
  • Occasionally work around fumes, airborne particles, or toxic chemicals
  • Occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions
  • Occasionally exposed to loud noise (examples: metal can manufacturing, large earth-moving equipment)

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. Offers of employment are contingent upon the return of a satisfactory background check.

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Assistant Preparator

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$17-$19 per hour

The Currier Museum of Art seeks and Assistant Preparator to Assist the Chief Preparator & Exhibition Designer with all art handling responsibilities, including the installation and maintenance of exhibits, the preparation of objects to be exhibited, preparation of galleries and construction of exhibit furniture.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. With the Chief Preparator & Exhibition Designer, acts as one of two primary art handlers.

2. With the Chief Preparator & Exhibition Designer, prepares artwork for display using proper and current methods; mat, mount, frame works on paper.

3. Assists with all aspects of exhibition installation, including art movement, unpacking, hanging, lighting, display construction, label production, installation of signage and documentation photography. Assists with installing works of art implementing the current museum standards.

4. Assists with maintaining the appearance of galleries, including regular dusting, vitrine cleaning, light changes, and paint touch-ups. Assists with the interior and exterior upkeep of the Frank Lloyd Wright properties (Zimmerman House and Kalil House.) Monitors gallery environment by tracking data loggers.

5. Assists in the loading and unloading of all art shipments, and the packing and unpacking of all works of art. May occasionally be called upon to transport art.

6. Assists with collection photography as needed.

7. Assists Chief Preparator & Exhibition Designer in maintaining a safe, clean and organized preparation space and storage space for supplies and exhibition furniture and lighting. With Chief Preparator & Exhibition Designer, regularly cleans art storage areas.

8. Keeps informed of museum standards and procedures involving art installation, movement and care.

9. Performs other duties within stated SCOPE of position as assigned by Registrar or Chief Preparator & Exhibition Designer, including occasionally working with other departments in non-collection art installations and signage.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Completed or pursuing BA/BFA in Art, Art History, Museum Studies, or a related field.

Previous experience with exhibition installation

1+ years of art handling experience.

Ability to work in a fast- paced environment, meet deadlines and work on multiple projects simultaneously.

Knowledge of matting and framing techniques, mount-building, installation hardware and photography desired.

Ability to lift and carry at least 70 pounds, climb ladders and work on high lifts.

Job Type: Full-time

 

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Artist Liaison

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Nino Mier Gallery with locations in LA, Brussels, Marfa, and Cologne is seeking an experienced Artist Liaison to join its quickly growing team in Los Angeles. The ideal candidate has at least 2-3 years experience working in a contemporary art gallery as an artist liaison or a gallery assistant. A positive, can-do attitude, astute attention to detail, excellent communication skills, and the ability to multitask are all necessary. This is an opportunity to manage, oversee and directly engage with artists on all levels including exhibitions, art fairs, production and career development.

 

Key Responsibilities

- Manage assigned group of artists

- Track and update artists’ inventory in Art Logic

- Communicate with artists regarding exhibitions and art fairs

- Coordinate with registrars regarding shipping to / from studio

- Facilitate consignments and loans

- Oversee production budgets and schedules

- Write and edit press releases and other artist related texts

 

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