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Crating Manager

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Position: Crating Manager

Status: Full-Time | Exempt | Salaried

Compensation Range: $80,000-$90,000

Reports to: Director of Collection Care

Hours: Mon – Fri, 9:00am – 5:30pm

The Minnesota Street Project (Project), the Minnesota Street Project Foundation (Foundation), and Minnesota Street Project Art Services (Art Services) value a community where everyone can participate in arts and culture and strives to cultivate equity in all of its programs.  We value a diverse workforce built upon inclusion, equity, and cultural humility and are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.  We believe that the arts have the power to change hearts and minds, and to inspire social change.  We also believe that arts and culture are key elements in creating desirable places to live, learn, work, and visit.

About Minnesota Street Project: 

Located in San Francisco’s historic Dogpatch district, the Project is a for-profit enterprise that supports contemporary arts in the Bay Area by providing sustainably below-market rents to artists, art galleries, and arts non-profits and by providing spaces for visiting exhibitions and arts-related programming.

About Minnesota Street Project Foundation: 

An affiliate of the Project, the Foundation was created to advance educational and civic programming and provide direct financial support to artists and arts organizations.

About Art Services: 

Art Services, founded & headquartered in San Francisco since 2016, is the Bay Area’s fastest growing and most innovative provider of highest quality art storage, installation, packing, crating, transportation, and solutions. Our clients include private collectors, galleries, and institutions who value our emphasis on customer relationships, collection care, and creative problem solving.

100% of our profits are used to support the artists, galleries, and institutions that comprise the Project as well as other arts non-profits and projects in the Bay Area.

Job Summary:

Art Services is seeking a full-time Crating Manager with at least 5 years’ experience in crate design and fabrication to open and operate a crate shop in our current facility. The Crating Manager will exhibit a friendly and approachable demeanor with all Project clients, staff, and vendors, acting as a positive ambassador for the Art Services department, as well as the overall Project. This person must value teamwork and have a goal to keep our team and artwork safe. This person will demonstrate understanding of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Access in the arts and in our daily lives, has cultural flexibility/agility, and a commitment to fostering a respectful and inclusive work environment.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Maintains excellent relationships with clientele and vendors, including collectors, galleries, institutions, consultants, and other arts professionals, ensuring industry-leading client satisfaction.
  • Hires, trains, and manages new crate shop staff; develops training materials (to OSHA/company standards) for new and existing staff to follow when in the crate shop.
  • Ensures proper security procedures are executed at all times, including opening and closing of the facility on a daily basis. Acts as non-primary security contact for off-hour alarms at Crate Shop location.
  • Establishes layout and workflow including additional shop buildout, sourcing storage equipment, and installation.
  • Proposes and designs crates along with pricing structure based on our current space and business model.
  • Demonstrates and maintains heightened quality assurance and overall professionalism in the warehouse and crate shop at all times.
  • Responsible for equipment maintenance tools and materials tracking and ordering.
  • Administers reuse/recycling practices and helps to reduce superfluous waste.
  • Expertly handles, tracks, and stores artwork throughout the facility in accordance with OSHA and company specifications.
  • Schedules and performs site visits as needed to inspect artwork/measure for accurate crating.
  • Works cross departmentally to maintain a safe/clean workspace and to establish a workflow for crate ordering based on requested.
  • Schedules, plans, and troubleshoots with the Project Management Department for onsite crating jobs related to large sculptures/rigging projects.
  • Regularly reviews shop for issues related to sprinklers, pest control and required cleaning and communicates needs to Operations Department.
  • Assists with crate packing when needed.
  • Attends weekly department meetings, as well as occasional programming events at 1275 Minnesota Street.
  • Assists the warehouse staff when needed and performs other related duties as required.
  • Evening or weekend work may be required to meet urgent deadlines

Required Skills, Abilities, and Experience:

  • Minimum 5 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.
  • Preferred prior experience in a management level position overseeing staff, training, and timelines
  • 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 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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Production Supervisor

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$64,575

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Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) is a multi-disciplinary arts center located in Brooklyn, New York. For more than 150 years, BAM has been the home for adventurous artists, audiences, and ideas—engaging both global and local communities. With world-renowned programming in theater, dance, music, opera, film, and much more, BAM showcases the work of emerging artists and innovative modern masters.

We are seeking a full-time Production Supervisor to handle the technical aspects of BAM presentations, productions, rentals, and special events. This position is based in BAM’s Fisher Building and will have a focus on carpentry and rigging. The qualified candidate is a dynamic and creative problem solver with excellent communication skills and has experience in production management, managing or working in the carpentry and rigging field, and creating and managing a realistic production budget.

BAM administrative staff will be required to show proof of vaccination to enter the buildings as teams transition back to fully in-person operations.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Advance productions in BAM’s Fisher building and on BAM’s campus with a particular focus on technical and budget analysis, arrangement of equipment, and designing and implementing the schedule of technical staff and stagehands
  • Supervise crews and run events throughout the BAM campus
  • Manage the carpentry and rigging department in the BAM Fisher building, including advance work, assisting in hiring and scheduling of Fisher overhire labor, and supervising maintenance of in-house equipment
  • Collaborate with BAM Programming, General Management, and Operations to support the presentation of a diverse programmatic slate including BAMKids and Next Wave performances, humanities talks, education programs, a technical production workforce development program, and community programs and events.
  • Supervise, manage, and foster communication between all production departments
  • Consult and make recommendations on designer and stage management hiring

 

Working conditions:

  • Ability to lift up to 30 pounds and stand for prolonged periods of time. Ability to move throughout multiple facilities as required.

 

Required Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Five years applicable professional theatrical work experience
  • Experience supervising or working in carpentry and rigging field
  • Expertise with Microsoft Suite, Autocad, and Vectorworks; ability to understand, write and administer contracts
  • Demonstrated writing and interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to work on an irregular schedule, often with long hours
  • Experience reading and interpreting drawings and other technical materials
  • Experience managing expenditures and budgets
  • Experience creating schedules and meeting deadlines
  • Comfortable working with DEI concepts, programs, and initiatives.
  • Must have the ability to satisfy NYC COVID-19 vaccination mandate for businesses.

 

Compensation: The salary for this position is $64,575. This position is full-time and a union position that will be paid in accordance with the UAW 2110 Collective Bargaining Agreement.

In addition, BAM provides a comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental and vision insurance, retirement plan opportunities including both 401(k) and pension plans, as well as BAM related benefits including access to BAM’s amazing programming.

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Assistant Education Director

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$50,000-52,000
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Jun 15th

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THE GROUNDLINGS THEATRE & SCHOOL, a leading non-profit improv theatre in Los Angeles, seeks an experienced, proactive Assistant Education Director to join our organization. The Assistant Education Director will bring energy and strong organizational skills to the day-to-day operations of this very busy improv school. The AED reports directly to the Education Director and works in concert with the theatre staff to provide steady and competent leadership to the School. Excellent communication (both spoken and written) and strong organizational and people skills are a must.

Responsibilities include:

  • Schedule and build monthly classes in concert with the Education Director and teachers.
  • Manage/track weekly class sales and make adjustments as needed.
  • Participate in the planning and implementation of annual school events, such as the School Open House, Diversity Festival and Master Class Fundraiser.
  • With the Education Director, manage a small staff of part-time School Associates and 60+ teachers.
  • Work with teachers and administrators each week to answer questions about classes, manage enrollments and troubleshoot problems.
  • Ensure that teachers have adequate set-ups and materials.
  • Support the development and implementation of new school initiatives.
  • Participate in overseeing marketing efforts for school projects.
  • Other administrative duties as assigned. 

Ideal Candidate Attributes:

  • Strong organizational and time management skills, and a self-starter mentality.
  • Experience with theatre or arts organizations, especially those that include classes for adults and teens.
  • Ability to work creatively and independently with superior problem-solving skills.
  • Forward-looking thinker who actively seeks opportunities and proposes solutions.
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with leadership, interns, staff, and board members.
  • Ability to lead the coordination of cross-departmental efforts.
  • Willingness to work some nights and weekends as required.
  • Experience designing and implementing a complex array of programs and services.
  • A commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion; a personal approach that values the individual and respects differences of race, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ability, and socio-economic circumstance. 
  • Able to work with diverse individuals within the organization and broader community.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • 3-5 (or more) years of administrative experience with similar scope of responsibilities required. 
  • Demonstrated history of increasing responsibility in nonprofit management.
  • Knowledge and experience with technology such as Google Suite and Office 365, experience with Tessitura a plus. 

Compensation & Benefits:

This is a full-time, salaried position. The annual salary is $50-52K per year. Employee benefits include excellent health, vision and dental insurance, a 401(k) retirement savings plan, flexible paid vacation and sick time, a hybrid work schedule (4 days in-office, 1 day from home), and the opportunity to work in a collaborative, fun environment.

Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion:

The Groundlings School is an equal opportunity employer and committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We strongly encourage BIPOC, LGBTQ+ individuals, and those with protected class backgrounds to apply. We value the individuals that we hire and look forward to creating a positive, diverse work environment for all identities. 

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Business Manager

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The prestigious non-profit organization, The Groundlings Theatre & School, seeks a full-time Business Manager to oversee the financial management, payroll, and human resource administration of the organization. The ideal candidate will have excellent financial experience, exemplary communication skills, a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and an appreciation for the arts. We are a performing arts organization, so there is a strong passion (and humor!) for what we do here. We work hard to create an inclusive, kind, and empathetic environment that encourages teamwork and collaboration. 

Essential Functions:

  • Daily bookkeeping (A/R, A/P, etc)
  • Budget development and implementation
  • Generating and analyzing finance reports
  • Managing insurance, permit, tax, and compliance needs
  • Payroll processing (bi-weekly) for an organization of 100+ employees
  • Oversee employee benefit programs, PTO, annual reviews, and pay changes
  • Maintain employees records, update employment policies, assist with disciplinary process 
  • Supporting the diversity and equity mission and values of the organization, and cultivating a supportive and inclusive work environment for all our employees

Skills, Qualifications & Competencies:

  • Great organizational skills with excellent attention to detail and a commitment to accuracy
  • Exceptional critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, and an ability to handle sensitive situations with tact and patience
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in accounting or related field
  • Experience with Quickbooks (or similar accounting program) and GAAP accounting requirements; experience with non-profit accounting a plus
  • Experience with Excel, Word, Adobe suite, and Google Docs (or similar software) a plus, but not required
  • Experience with Tessitura (or a similar ticketing system) a plus, but not required 

Schedule 

  • Part-time to start with potential of job growth
  • Flexible weekly hours - expectation of 20-25 hours per week to start
  • Remote work options 

COVID-19 Precautions:

  • Majority of duties performed remotely right now, due to Covid-19
  • Remote interview process
  • Virtual meetings
  • Personal protective equipment provided and required when onsite
  • Social distancing guidelines in place when onsite
  • Thorough sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures in place for both buildings

Salary / Compensation

$50,000-60,000 commensurate with experience

 

The Groundlings is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and work to create an inclusive environment because we know it makes our school and theater better. Black, Indigenous, and People of Color are strongly encouraged to apply. 

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Production Manager

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12,000
Application Deadline: 
06.15.22

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Reporting to PROTOTYPE’s Producer, Sarah Bellin, and working closely with Directors – Beth Morrison, Creative Producer of Beth Morrison Projects; and Kristin Marting, Founding Artistic Director of HERE – the Production Manager shall: 

Serve as the key technical liaison among PROTOTYPE, its designers, and its venues.

  • Participate in all production meetings; oversee the construction of content as needed, whether digital (facilitating the back-end of web content) or physical (scenery, projection, lighting, etc.); determine backline rental needs for projection, lighting, scenery, instrumentation, etc. in conjunction with designers and show-specific production managers; assist designers with the execution and realization of their designs as needed. 
  • Plan and execute the load in and load out of all PROTO projects, as well as any developmental workshop or technical rehearsal needs. S/he will be responsible for determining the necessary crew staffing and their duties for all workshops, rehearsals, and productions; and will oversee technical rehearsals. 
  • Liaison with and oversee the show-specific production managers and the BMP and HERE production management/technical teams. 
  • Work on technical sponsorships to acquire necessary rentals for the festival including but not limited to lighting, projection, scenic, and audio.
  • Analyze and compare tech riders with possible venues to determine best fit for future seasons.
  • Oversight of festival budget with Producer to manage line items such as cartage, storage, labor, etc. for current and future seasons
  • Collection of all show files following the strike of each project 
  • Manage local and off-site storage facility in conjunction with the Production Managers at each organization

Qualifications:

  • Must have significant understanding of computer technology and design software including, but not limited to live streaming platforms such as OBS and familiarity with Vimeo, YouTube, etc. 
  • Demonstration of excellence in managing live-streaming software  
  • Previous digital oversight of conferences and/or festivals with offerings extending across multiple platforms 
  • Minimum 3-5 years of Production Management experience in the Performing Arts 
  • Knowledge of the New York City cultural community
  • Genuine desire to play a critical role on a small and dynamic team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work both individually and as part of a team
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and highly detail-oriented 
  • Fluency in VectorWorks and AutoCAD software a plus 
  • Valid driver’s license with experience in driving cargo vans / box trucks (required) 

The position requires consultation work in summer with production advance work through the fall. Hours and work load intensify from November-January. There are vacation moratoriums for this position between December 1-23, 2022 and January 2-20, 2023. 

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

PROTOTYPE: Opera|Theatre|Now, now celebrating its tenth anniversary, is an annual festival of visionary opera-theatre and music-theatre works by pioneering contemporary artists from New York City and around the world. The festival is the only one of its kind in the United States – presenting fully produced premieres, national and international presentations, and showings of original genre-bending works by both emerging and career artists from the contemporary classical opera-theatre and music-theatre idiom. Learn more about PROTOTYPE at prototypefestival.org. PROTOTYPE returns for its tenth iteration January 5-15, 2023. 

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Director of Institutional Giving

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Museum of the Moving Image seeks a dynamic, detailed-oriented individual with strong organizational skills in order to provide essential support to the Museum's Development Department. The Director of Institutional Giving will increase institutional gifts through the strengthening and expansion of the Museum’s foundation and corporate donor portfolio. This position will be responsible for maintaining and growing the corporate and foundation donor pipeline, cultivating and stewarding current and new funders while assisting in government funding opportunities in service of the Museum and its mission. The Director of Institutional Giving will be an entrepreneurial, strategic and collaborative thinker and make a significant and lasting impact at the institution. This is a full-time exempt position, which reports to the Deputy Director of Development.

Job Responsibilities:

In collaboration with the Deputy Director of Development, the Director of Institutional Giving will focus on developing new corporate, foundation, and government support while stewarding the current portfolio. Attracting additional sponsorship for the Museum’s artistic and educational programs and special events will also be an important priority.

Develop and execute fundraising strategies and activities with a focus on corporate and foundation support as well as new technology innovation

Identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward a portfolio of current and prospective donors with a goal of increasing funding

Work with Deputy Director of Development on cultivation strategies for institutional funders, with an emphasis on corporate prospects, foundation contacts and new technology innovation

Work with Membership Manager to further develop corporate membership program and establish corporate council

Manage the Grant Writer, supporting the execution of a comprehensive fundraising strategy and annual goal setting

Manage sponsorship fulfillment and activations in partnership with Director of Public Information and Development and Marketing Manager

In partnership with the Deputy Director of Development, support organization-wide strategic planning, information sharing, and communications across departments

Oversee and monitor MoMI’s compliance with funding agreements and sponsorship contracts with an emphasis on sponsor benefits fulfillment

Develop letters of inquiry, proposals, general correspondence, acknowledgements, and reports for institutional donors

Collaborate with finance, programming, and other departments across the Museum to develop proposals, budgets and reports to support the Museum’s and its programs

Use the institution’s messaging to articulate the Museum’s mission and vision to both current and prospective donor communities in a way that represents the organization’s distinctive commitment to making a positive impact

Other duties may be assigned

Qualifications:

Bachelors’ Degree or above preferred

Minimum of six (6) years experience in institutional giving

Demonstrated success in institutional fundraising

Strong writer with the ability to synthesize complex program concepts into compelling proposals and reports

Excellent verbal communications skills

Ability to work in a diverse and fast-paced environment

Familiarity with DonorSearch and Altru preferred

Highly organized, great attention to detail

Professional constituent interaction skills, ability to interact with a diverse constituency, ability to act with discretion around sensitive and constituent information

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