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Assistant Box Office Manager

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Asst. Box Office Manager

The Groundlings Theatre and School is seeking a full-time Assistant Box Office Manager to join our dynamic team. Qualified candidates will have experience working on a Front of House team, managing staff members and have terrific customer service skills. Experience working with Tessitura or similar ticketing platforms is a plus.

Additionally this position will play an integral part in the marketing of the theatre’s shows and work closely with both the Marketing and Box Office Managers. Ideal candidates will have graphic design skills (Photoshop, Canva, InDesign, etc.). 

Must be available to work evenings and weekends.  Job Type: Full-time

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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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Director of Development and Communications - Kidznotes

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November 22, 2019

Organization Overview:

Kidznotes changes lives through ever-expanding participation in youth orchestras, bands, and choirs. We are a music for social change program based on the El Sistema model of youth orchestras, which started in Venezuela and has now spread worldwide. Since its inception in 2010, Kidznotes has provided over 900 children in East Durham, Southeast Raleigh, and Chapel Hill with intensive music training, developing participants’ artistic talent and building their self-discipline, persistence, and confidence.

For the 2019-20 school year, Kidznotes will enroll 500 public school students in grades Pre-K – 12, partnering with Title 1 elementary schools in Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill. Kidznotes provides full scholarships for each student, 10 hours of orchestral training each week, an instrument of their own, lessons in music theory and literacy, and opportunities throughout the year to excel and perform.

Kidznotes employs eight full-time staff members, two part-time staff, 40 contract teaching artists, and four contract program support staff. It is overseen by a 13-member Board of Directors. Kidznotes prides itself on demonstrating fiscal responsibility, valuing donor support, and holding administrative costs to a minimum so that programmatic needs can be met and the mission expanded. It has a fiscal year 2019-2020 operating budget of $1,250,000. The budget is made up of 95% contributed revenue, including foundation/government (51%), individual support (19%), corporate (10%), annual events (10%), and in-kind support (9%).

To learn more visit: www.kidznotes.org

Position Highlights and Responsibilities

The Director of Development and Communications will work in collaboration with the senior management team to co-create and implement a strategic, diversified, and comprehensive approach to fundraising and development to support Kidznotes’ mission and programs. The development plan will include innovative approaches to the cultivation, solicitation, tracking, and stewardship of individuals, businesses, foundations, and other organizations. The Director of Development and Communications will also be responsible for overseeing the marketing of Kidznotes and communication of the mission to the community at-large in order to drive brand awareness and greater engagement.  

We encourage you to apply if you have a demonstrated ability to:

  • Speak passionately about the power of music to change lives.
  • Develop and implement both traditional and creative fundraising and marketing strategies to advance the organization’s resource development efforts and profile in the community.
  • Motivate and inspire others – donors, staff, board members, and other volunteers.
  • Identify, cultivate, engage, and steward existing and new donors to grow support for the mission.
  • Ask and close major gifts of $5,000+.
  • Utilize well-developed interpersonal skills including the ability to build and sustain authentic relationships with diverse constituencies with integrity, warmth, and humor.
  • Think strategically and execute on details.
  • Work independently and collaboratively as a team with a high degree of accountability and accuracy.
  • Write copy and develop inspiring and engaging communications materials across all written modes and online platforms.
  • Communicate effectively via public speaking and interpersonal communication.
  • Develop and ensure a well-organized, effective development office, fundraising systems, and record keeping.

Major Areas of Responsibilities:

Strategic Fund Development:

  • Works with Executive Director to champion and evaluate all fundraising activities through a comprehensive development plan to ensure the achievement of annual contributed revenue goals of $1.5 million annually.
  • Each month, initiates and personally participates in 6-8 unique, face-to-face cultivation or donation solicitation meetings with prospective or current donors, involving Executive Director and Board members as needed.
  • Writes inspiring copy and oversees design, print production, and mailing of all collateral and communications for fundraising solicitations, special events, annual reports, special invitations, and donor correspondence. 
  • Researches prospects, writes grant applications, and coordinates grant writing and grant reporting with other Kidznotes staff for donations, sponsorships, and grants, both cash and in-kind. 
  • Ensures effective stewardship of donors and grantors, meeting all deadlines and reporting requirements. 
  • Develops and oversees fundraising events, including an annual black-tie gala and dozens of point-of-entry cultivation events.
  • Fosters a joyful culture of philanthropy within the organization.

Public Relations and Marketing:

  • In conjunction with the Marketing Committee, Development and Marketing Associate, and Executive Director, oversees all aspects of public relations and marketing. 
  • Ensures the positive integration of marking and development in building and sustaining a strong donor and volunteer base.
  • Supervises design and print production of Kidznotes marketing materials and advertising. Assists other departments in achieving consistent branding and “Kidznotes voice.”
  • Seeks and implements opportunities to make presentations and share information about Kidznotes at community events, forums, meetings. Utilizes other Kidznotes staff as appropriate.

Supervision and Administration:

  • Supervises a Development and Marketing Associate, periodic contractors, volunteers, and interns. 
  • Prepares regular reports of activity and accomplishments. 
  • Develops and administers the annual division budget, workplan, and cash flow projections.

Institutional Leadership, Interaction, and Planning:

  • Attends Board of Director’s meetings and leads the active engagement of the Board in resource development.
  • Serves as the staff leader of the Development Committee.
  • Participates in senior management and general staff meetings, providing input for decisions.
  • Develops knowledge of and interaction with diverse audiences, communities, and clients, identifying and communicating needs to senior management and Executive Director.
  • Represents Kidznotes on select community committees, groups, and/or panels.  

Education and Certifications:

  • B.A. or B.S. college degree required.  Master’s degree or CFRE preferred.

Experience:

Minimum of 5 years progressively responsible fund development and marketing experience. Proven track record of planning, directing, managing and implementing a comparable, successful non-profit development and communications program, including direct solicitation and special events marketing experience is required. Arts background and related arts fundraising experience helpful. Clear record of effectiveness in motivating, supervising and managing staff and volunteers, and cultivating and stewarding donors. Candidate must demonstrate ability to communicate with and engage with a diverse community of supporters and participants. Proficient in Microsoft Office, Google Docs and a general understanding and prior use of a donor database system. Experience with Benevon Model of Sustainable Fundraising and knowledge of Salesforce, MailChimp, Classy are beneficial.

Salary and Benefits:

This is a full-time, exempt position. Salary is commensurate with experience and the size of the Kidznotes budget.  Kidznotes offers a benefits package for full-time employees that includes paid holidays, vacation, sick time and personal time, and health insurance.

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Sr. Full Stack Engineer

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11000-13000
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11/22/19

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We are looking for someone who has experience with web technologies, coding, and exposure to woking on an e-commerce platform.

PURPOSE OF POSITION

You will partner with the Director of Technology to innovate technical advances that will assist Paddle8 in remaining competitive and cutting-edge in terms of our online platform offerings and resources for our clients. Our lean team structure and ambitious projects make this a tremendous opportunity for self-starters who are eager to learn and apply knowledge. Your work includes key deliverables that will have a meaningful impact on the bottom-line of the business.

We are embarking on a number of high stakes projects including revisiting our core infrastructure. The Senior Full Stack Engineer will work in a number of crucial areas including building out additional bidding/auction scenarios, extending our auction layouts & making them more flexible, cataloguing/inventory management system, search, flexible editorial publishing system, maintaining our top-notch user experience as we add more features.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 

Experience working with a web friendly programming language – python or similar (Ruby, PHP, JavaScript, Java/Scala, Go, Elixir etc.)

Prior knowledge and exposure working with a backend web framework – Django or similar (Rails, Laravel, Phoenix etc.)

Experience building web interfaces using HTML and CSS

Knowledge of web fundamentals (HTTP, REST APIs, authentication techniques etc.)

Experience with interacting with cross-departmental stakeholders throughout the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)

Bonus - knowledge and/or experience with GraphQL

Must display an understanding the importance of the client experience for updated features and aspects of the Paddle8 online platform

Will assist in building, selecting, and managing additional talent for the the Paddle8 technology team

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Some experience as a technical team lead - managing projects and team members

Prior exposure interacting with cross-departmental stakeholders throughout the software development process and roll-out

Experience writing front-end code using a modern framework like React or similar (Angular, Backbone/Marionette, Ember, Vue etc.)

Strong interpersonal skills to form and maintain internal and external business relationships as needed  

Good communication skills, proactively translating important status updates 

Excellent project management skills with proven methodology for oversight and execution 

Demonstrated awareness of the ability to prioritize and follow through on crucial tasks and meet set deadlines 

Knowledge and prior use of or tech stack:

Python/django as our backend web framework

Celery for background jobs

JavaScript

GraphQL for client-side code (and node.js for server-side rendering)

MySQL as our primary DB

Redis for caching

Redis for caching

ElasticSearch

SignalFx for metrics

AWS for server infrastructure

Slack for team collaboration & shared communication 

React Grapher

Cloud based platforms - AWS GCP and Google 

Must be US based, have proficiency with our stack, and have supervisor level experience.

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Crate Shop Manager

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Minnesota Street Project Art Services provides a comprehensive, concierge-based art collection management service to private collectors, galleries, and institutions. Adhering to the best art handling practices, we package, install, transport, inventory, and store artwork in conformance with museum standards. 100% of our profits go to supporting and sustaining Bay Area arts and culture. Our 50,000 ft2 storage facility, located in San Francisco, CA, features state-of the art environmental-control and security systems, as well as an attractive viewing room and photography facility.

We are currently looking for a Crate Shop Manager to join our team of arts professionals. 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Exhibits a friendly and approachable demeanor with all Minnesota Street Project clients, staff, and vendors, acting as a positive ambassador for Art Services, as well as the overall Project; maintains excellent relationships with clientele, including collectors, galleries, institutions, consultants, and other arts professionals, ensuring industry-leading client satisfaction.
  • Receives client crating and shipping requests and responds directly and in a timely manner; collaborates with our Client Services department to prioritize and expedite client requests.
  • Produces detailed estimates, diagrams, and timelines for jobs; manages all coordination to completion through our shared calendar and CRM.
  • Maintains heightened security of the CCSF (Certified Cargo Screening Facility), in accordance with TSA regulations; ensures that climate-controlled areas of the crating facility are within target ranges at all time; handles and stores client property with the utmost care and in accordance with museum standards.  
  • Outputs crates and/or directs crate shop staff proactively and efficiently, fully utilizing hourly employees and adhering closely to estimated timelines and costs; ensures daily job information is clearly communicated to art handlers and all necessary paperwork (pack-out work orders, cut sheets, production diagrams) is created in advance of each job; works in conjunction with Registration and Project Management departments to schedules releases.    
  • Manages the crate shop to highest cleanliness, safety, and ergonomic standards, all in accordance with OSHA; maintains all equipment; inventories and orders supplies and materials.
  • Administers and tracks orders placed with vendors on behalf of our clients, submitting applicable forms and client billing documentation to Accounting, in a timely manner; keeps shared spreadsheets current.
  • Reviews monthly invoices for all managed jobs, ensuring billed charges are within the original quoted range.
  • Attends weekly department meetings, as well as occasional programming events at 1275 Minnesota Street.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Reports to Head Project Manager

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BA in Visual Arts, Humanities, Art History or equivalent required; MA preferred.
  • Minimum 3 years experience in an art shipping organization, museum, or gallery; must have first-hand art handling, crate design and production, and expertise of best art handling/packing standards and materials; knowledge of domestic and international shipping preferred.
  • Ability to quickly identify and resolve problems, effectively prioritize, and manage time efficiently, ensuring projects stay on schedule.
  • Demonstrated concern for detail, accuracy and precise execution of work; excellent communication skills, both verbally and written; highly organized.
  • Proficient with PC and Mac operating systems and software, including Adobe and Microsoft Suites and Filemaker Pro; knowledgeable with the G Suite, AutoCAD, Sketchup, and CRMs a plus.
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Rehearsal Director/Dance Coach

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August 26th

Contemporary AURA Dance Theatre based in Kaunas, Lithuania is looking for an experienced Rehearsal Director.

Rehearsal Director will run rehearsals, classes (as teacher/coach), make schedules for work days and tours, manage the dancers and work closely with the Artistic Director to ensure that all AURA Dance Theatre performances are rehearsed and presented to the highest standard.

Candidates must have Rehearsal Director/Artistic Assistant job experience, dance and teaching experience, strong people management and organizational skills.

AURA is the only one municipal theatre of contemporary dance in Lithuania and one of a very few companies of contemporary dance in Lithuania that shows the skills of the professional dance. Since 2014 theatre's troupe is international, containing dancers from all over the world (USA, Brasil, South Korea, Japan, Scotland, etc.)

AURA took part in various international events, represented Lithuania’s modern dance in 27 foreign countries (Austria, Great Britain, Greece, Canada, France, Russia, Finland, Sweden, Germany etc.), performed at more than 162 festivals.

AURA has about 50 city, national and international awards, also received excellent feedback from both local and foreign press.

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