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Director of Community Arts

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$60,818 - $85,874 + excellent benefits
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03/31/20

The Director of Community Arts reports to the Cambridge Arts Council (Cambridge Arts) Executive Director and is responsible for the production and administration of core agency programming and community support and engagement that prioritizes the needs of and opportunities for local artists, creative makers, arts organizations and cultural economic development. Job responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Develop and produce Cambridge Arts River Festival, the City’s annual celebration of the arts featuring over 300 artists & performers across 6 performance stages, 8-10 interactive artmaking areas, 100 arts/craft vendors, 50 food vendors and other roving performances and activities that celebrate the arts in Cambridge and productively engage local and regional audiences.
  • Develop and produce the annual Cambridge Arts Open Studios, a citywide event showcasing 150+ local artists and performers in approximately 75 locations throughout the City, including 3-5 city organized Common Venues for group exhibition.
  • Develop and manage Creative Marketplace, a cultural economic development program that includes “Community Supported Art” and professional development opportunities for local artists and a Corporate Lending program that places local artists’ work in business and corporate settings throughout the City.
  • Develop and produce the annual Summer in the City performance series, Cambridge Arts’ outdoor performance series for youth and families consisting of 50-20 professional, interactive, educational performances and outdoor community movie nights in partnership with the City’s Community Schools Program, Parks & Recreation, Retail Districts and neighborhood organizations.
  • Oversee all aspects of Cambridge Arts Grant Program including community education and engagement, technical support for applicants, peer panel review and grant distribution and ongoing partnership and support for recipients.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of new and ongoing community-based programming and inter-departmental special initiatives in response to identified community needs.
  • Oversee fundraising efforts and budget management to ensure substantial funds to produce and expand all Community Arts programming goals
  • Oversee the implementation of the City’s Street Performer Program and Sidewalk Use Ordinance that guides it. Hire and train seasonal Street Performer Monitors and train them as advocates for participating performers and mediators between performers and the business and residential communities in the City.  
  • Organize inclusive and transparent artist and talent selection processes for all programs that engage and reflect the diverse Cambridge community through open calls, community panels, review committees, professional juries and other methods that ensure broad access to artistic and presentation opportunities.  
  • Provide consultation and assistance to local organizations, businesses, community-based groups, municipalities and individuals for program development, grant writing best practices and securing required City permits and licenses to support their work.
  • Initiate and nurture local partnerships in both the public and private sector to deepen connections to the community and bring new artistic experiences to our constituency. 
  • At the request of the Executive Director, report to the Cambridge Arts Advisory Board and solicit advice on the status and quality of Community Arts programming and services including related ideas, plans and budget-related information 
  • On behalf of the Community Art programs and activities, prepare and present quarterly program reports, grant reports and benchmarking and respond to inquiries by the Executive Director, City Manager and the Cambridge City Council
  • Participate in training and development meetings, agency staff recruitment and hiring
  • Recruit, train, and manage seasonal staff, graduate interns and volunteers to assist with the successful implementation of program goals, event production, marketing and overall maintenance of program related databases, such as the Grant Program and Street Performer databases, Slideroom and other systems as required.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:      

  • BA degree in the arts or related field required, MA degree preferred.
  • 5 years successful working experience in arts administration, performing arts and/or events management
  • Management skills including event planning, contract negotiation and preparation, as well as budget oversight
  • Demonstrated success in corporate fundraising, grant writing and individual solicitation for arts funding
  • Experience in exhibition design, curation, and installation
  • Marketing and promotion experience including public presentations and production of high quality, well written promotional materials (video, slide shows, posters, brochures, web-based content, etc.)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills, strong attention to detail, and ability to accomplish multiple tasks simultaneous, work under pressure, and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work well with the public, private and not-for-profit sectors
  • Able and willing to participate in evening and/or weekend events and meetings on a regular basis
  • Excellent computer skills and WEB knowledge required (MS Suite)
  • Commitment to working with artists, City personnel and members of the Cambridge community

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Ability to access, input and retrieve information from a computer. Comfortability with transporting, installing and de-installing artwork; lifting, transporting and setting up equipment weighing up to and over 50lbs such as sound systems, movie screens, tents etc. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.  

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Standard office environment. Fluorescent lighting, carpeting and air conditioning. Moderate noise level.  Also works out of doors in a variety of weather conditions to transport artwork and items, monitor street performers, and for the set up and execution of events such as River Festival and Summer in the City.

RATE:    $60,818 - $85,874 + excellent benefits

HOURS OF WORK:                           37.5 hours per week, availability for evening and weekend events and meetings

 

 

 

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Press & PR Officer

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25/08/2019

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Shakespeare’s Globe is currently seeking a Press & PR Officer to act as the initial point of contact for the vast majority of the Globe’s media enquiries. Press & PR Officer will work alongside the Press & PR Manager on tasks ranging from casting announcements and storytelling festivals to large-scale film shoots, in order to enhance the Globe’s reputation and champion the Globe’s work to a wide range of audiences.

The successful candidate will have proven experience of working in a press and PR environment and excellent communication skills with the ability to deal effectively with a range of people at all levels and their requirements.

For more information and to apply, please download the job description from shakespearesglobe.com/jobs and return your completed application to recruitment@shakespearesglobe.com by midnight on Sunday 25 August 2019.

We would also be grateful if you could complete our equal opportunities monitoring form by clicking on https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/99WSQQV.

We regret that because of the high volume of anticipated applications, we may be unable to contact unsuccessful candidates. If you have a query, please email recruitment@shakespearesglobe.com.

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Gallery Sales Consultant

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CK Contemporary is an established gallery located in San Francisco's Union Square.  We are seeking an experienced art consultant with exceptional communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.  The candidate should have a strong background in contemporary art or experience in other high end sales environments.  Primary responsibilities include working with existing clients as well as generating new client leads, close new sales, and maintain long term client relationships.  There will be opportunities for involvement in marketing strategies and campaigns, development of our online presence and oversight of some day to day functions in the gallery.  We are looking for someone who is polished and professional, enthusiastic, collaborative and approachable.

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Marketing and Audience Services Associate

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Sept. 3, 2019

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Reports to:Director of Communications and Marketing

Qualifications

Strong verbal and written communication skills and customer service experience required. Must be highly organized and detail oriented. Must possess a 4-year degree. Strong interest in and knowledge of modern dance preferred. Experience with social media and Excel required. Experience with Photoshop and Wordpress desirable.

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The Marketing and Audience Services Associatewill assist with box office and all other marketing activities and will work with the Director of Communications & Marketing to promote ADF, its performances, and programs.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

• Hires, trains, and supervises an intern (merchandise) and a seasonal summer staff position (audience services assistant) each summer.  

• Consistently brainstorm new and improved marketing and communications initiatives & grass roots efforts

• Coordinate all merchandising efforts 

• Assist with social media and email marketing for all ADF programs

• Coordinate volunteers to distribute marketing materials

• Coordinate all ADF advertising & media sponsors for season playbill 

• Work with area box offices to set-up and oversee all ticketing matters 

Coordinate mailing for single ticket buyers and subscribers

Oversee group sales

• Maintain current patron and advertising databases

• Coordinate all marketing events 

• Other duties as deemed appropriate by the Director

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Rehearsal Director/Dance Coach

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Application Deadline: 
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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Balletic dancer for a Contemporary Dance Theatre

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650 Eur/month base to the hand + bonuses
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August 19th

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Contemporary Dance Theatre is looking for Male Balletic dancer

AURA Dance Theatre based in Kaunas, Lithuania is looking for one male dancer to join the Company immediately for upcoming season of 2019/2020.

Candidates must have a professional level physique, highly flexible body with great technique of ballet, good/great technique in contemporary dance and strong improvisational skills. Open to expressing themselves in non-traditional ways. 

Note! AURA Dance Theatre will not accept applications from dancers who have only ballet, street dance or hip-hop dance backgrounds.

We offer: Official full-time work contract according Lithuanian (EU) standards with a regular monthly salary, all social guarantees and possibility to be additionally encouraged. In addition, company’s dancers will have the opportunity to work with guest choreographers and tours abroad.

Deadline for applications: August 19th

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