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Business and Development Director - Interim

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£35,000 (plus pension and benefits)
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Friday 31st January 2020 at 5pm

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Business and Development Director - Interim 
Based in Lochmaddy, North Uist, Outer Hebrides
Salary: £35K (plus pension and benefits)
2 Year Fixed Term
Full-time (35 hours per week)

Taigh Chearsabhagh is located in Lochmaddy, North Uist in the Outer Hebrides. We are an award winning community and visitor facing Museum and Arts Centre with additional facilities that include the LCC UHI art studios, a café, arts and craft shop, and a Post Office. We are also home to UistFilm ltd, a wholly owned commercial media production company.

The Board of Taigh Chearsabhagh seeks to employ an Interim Director of Business & Development with proven leadership skills who will be able to bring Taigh Chearsabhagh to a position of both financial and organisational sustainability by the end of their two-year period in post. You will also play a key role in supporting the volunteer board to redefine and deliver a clear future vision for the Trust.

This role would suit an ambitious individual and excellent people manager with proven business and management experience and insight into the arts and heritage sector, who seeks an exciting business challenge within an organisation which holds a unique geographical and cultural position within Uist. 

Closing date: Friday 31st January 2020 at 5pm. 
Interviews: Friday 7th February 2020 – all day. If selected for interview you will be expected to be available on this date. Location: Lochmaddy, Isle of North Uist, Outer Hebrides

 

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Dispatcher

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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, with 100% of our profits going 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.

Minnesota Street Project is seeking a full-time Dispatcher 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; ensures strong communication is facilitated and deadlines are continually met.
  • Manages the daily utilization of all hourly employees to maximum capacity; performs regular daily check-ins with the field and warehouse teams to gauge status updates and prepare for additional duties or redirection of tasks; manages all job add-ons and/or billable in-house (warehouse or crate shop) work orders for teams ending jobs early, ensuring hourly employees consistently stay busy and on task.
  • Outlines daily expectations of hourly employee jobs by supplying pertinent information, including job scopes, timelines, and estimated costs produced by Project Managers; explains/clarifies overall job details and works to proactively resolve issues that may arise throughout the day; reviews calendar and paperwork at the end of each day to check for accuracy and ensure completeness; acts as point person for all necessary daily questions or comments from hourly employees, so that other departments can remain focuses on time-sensitive operations.
  • Communicates directly and often with clients to provide daily job updates and redirect resources during scope changes, as well as gauge and meet daily satisfaction; engages select clients proactively to fill in utilization gaps when cancellations or consolidation opportunities occur.     
  • Works in tandem with Project Managers to understand job scopes, strategically populating calendar holds with all appropriate staffing information (art handlers, vehicles, etc.), to maximized utilized efficiency.
  • Collaborates with Registration department to anticipate incoming and outgoing shipment needs, relaying dock information and securing availability windows with 3rd party shippers.
  • Acts as inter-departmental liaison and schedules non-billable works orders (facilities-related tasks, meetings, trainings, etc.), working to secure availability in a timely manner.  
  • Manages hourly employee time off requests, keeping calendar banner up to date at all times; relays time off requests to Operations Manager to ensure consistency with timesheets approvals.  
  • Sources and secures necessary job-related COIs, artwork authorizations, vehicle or machinery rentals, and the like; keeps track of annual COI expirations for renewal.
  • 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 field work knowledge.
  • Ability to quickly identify and resolve problems, effectively prioritize, and manage time efficiently, ensuring projects stay on schedule; adept at scheduling strategically and to maximized utilization.
  • Demonstrated concern for detail, accuracy and precise execution of work; excellent communication skills, both verbally and written.
  • Proficient with PC and Mac operating systems and software, including Adobe and Microsoft Suites and Filemaker Pro; knowledgeable with the G Suite and CRMs.
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Festival Producer at NEoN

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£24,000
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10/02/2020

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NEoN Digital Arts Festival are excited to announce we are recruiting for a Festival Producer to facilitate our annual programme. This includes the management of pop-up events throughout the year and our annual festival in November. 

The Producer will work closely with the core team on the development and delivery of the 2020 NEoN Digital Arts festival. Taking a lead on the effective operations of the festival and delivery of all related programme outputs. You will play a vital role in the success of the programme, working closely with the Director, Festival committee, Outreach Coordinator, Festival Communications Coordinator, artists and partners across multiple venues.

KEY INFORMATION- 12 Month Fixed Term, 35 hours a week, Salary: £24,000. Possibility of additional hours for funded projects with partners in the future. Extended contract subject to funding.

PERSONAL SPECIFICATION 

 

Essential 

  • An excellent understanding for (and passion for) digital/visual contemporary arts locally, nationally and internationally, including issues and practicalities of working in the public realm across digital culture and art.
  • Experience of working closely with artists and curators on new commissions, exhibitions and event production, specifically festivals and public realm projects that implement digital and technology driven art.
  • Experience of managing projects and activities with a range of different audiences.
  • Demonstrable experience of project management on similar scale to NEoN Festival productions.
  • Experience of managing negotiations with artists, technical teams, venues, partners and suppliers, then reporting requirements and updates to other team members and partners in an accurate and timely manner. 
  • Ability to assess technical requirements and work with technical team to ensure all requirements are met.   
  • Commitment to Equality and Diversity.
  • Experience of managing project budgets on target.
  • Strong and proven administrative and IT skills - general clerical tasks, communicating, computing, organising, planning, and scheduling.
  • Ability to self-manage, self-motivated, and manage and motivate others. 
  • A collaborative attitude and ability to work within a small, committed team. 
  • Flexibility, commitment and the ability to multitask. 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. 
  • Attention to detail and ability to work under pressure.
  • Knowledge of regional and cultural networks.
  • Highly organised and able to work to deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work with people from a wide range of different backgrounds in a sensitive and appropriate manner.

Desirable 

  • Full clean driving license.
  • Experience of digital arts festivals/events. 
  • Fundraising and advocacy experience.

A small budget for professional development is available – these will be mutually beneficial and to be agreed with management.

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Coordinator of Education Programs

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POSITION SUMMARY

The Education Programs Coordinator provides administrative, customer service and event support related to the education programs that are facilitated on-site at Segerstrom Center for the Arts.  

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES

  • Communicating via telephone and e-mail with a variety of constituents including schools and related personnel, program participants, community organizations, Segerstrom Center patrons, artists, participant parents and general public.
  • Database entry and record-keeping.
  • Program data tracking.
  • Preparing and submitting basic financial documents including check requests, purchase orders, invoices and agreements.
  • Responsible for education event set up, catering, event check-ins, and logistical arrangements, under supervision and guidance from Manager, Education Programs.
  • Assistance with necessary research and information gathering to keep programs forward thinking to create and maintain momentum toward institutional goals.
  • Being present before, during and after Center performances, camps, classes, and events; includes events occurring before and after traditional work hours and/or on weekends.  Flexibility in work hours is a necessity for the Center’s education and community work.
  • Assistance with other miscellaneous projects and events as assigned.

SPECIFIC DUTIES

  • Compiling information, drafting, proofing and distribution of educational materials for teachers, students, families, and the general public.
  • Drafting written communications including correspondence to artists, consultants, presenters, program participants, agents, and other constituents related to programs.
  • Accurately tracking and inputting reservations for bus-in performances, classes, and camps into databases and other tracking documents.
  • Preparing and distributing program materials including invoices, study guides, teacher evaluations, rebate forms, performance programs, and class materials.
  • Distributing show information internally to marketing, programming, and ticketing departments, assist with recurring marketing strategies.
  • Assist with editing of performance contracts, artist agreements, and program applications as needed.
  • Coordinating artist needs including hotel and travel arrangements, merchandise sales and hospitality.
  • Preparing audience engagement materials and assisting with departmental and institutional engagement activities.
  • Assistance with Internship program promotion and communications.
  • Coordinating the Center’s talkback program including talkback team recruiting, training and scheduling as well as moderating and assisting with talkbacks as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS 

Successful candidate will perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below represent the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Individual must display:

  • An authentic interest in the arts along with support and understanding of the Center’s goals and mission.  Must display a natural ability to articulate this vision to others and apply these implications in daily work and internal and external interactions with others.
  • Strong intra/interpersonal skills.
  • Strong initiative, self-confidence, creativity, and entrepreneurial skills.
  • The desire to work as a team player but also have the capability to work independently and with the initiative of a self-starter.
  • An ability to communicate effectively (both orally and in writing) with all levels of staff and the public using diplomacy, courtesy, and good judgment.
  • The ability and enthusiasm to plan, organize and handle multiple projects of varying complexity in an efficient and professional manner.
  • A capacity for working quickly and accurately with very close attention to detail through very busy schedules.
  • The ability to organize and work independently with a minimum of supervision in accordance with established procedures.
  • The capacity to plan, implement, manage, analyze and report on tasks, programs and events effectively and efficiently.
  • An affinity for maintaining accurate and complete records.
  • A strong analytical aptitude and an ability to creatively manage challenges involving multiple functional variables.
  • The ability to focus for prolonged periods of time, to remain alert and cognizant of duties and responsibilities, and to remain accountable for assigned duties.
  • A talent for interpreting organizational and professional policies, making them relevant and reflective in daily operational duties and discussions.
  • Punctuality and availability to work a flexible schedule including early mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays, as needed.
  • A valid California driver license with appropriate state-required insurance coverage.

EXPERIENCE

BA/BS required with some level of accreditation and or a combination of experiences to qualify for an instructional credential, and/or certification in education or arts administration. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite and experience with Tessitura is beneficial as well.  Experience and/or training and a deep understanding of arts education and theater production is helpful.

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Development and Finance Manager

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30K - 40K
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January 26

About Flux Factory

Flux Factory is one of NYC’s longest standing and most storied collective art spaces, founded in Williamsburg in 1994 and residing since 2002 in Long Island City, Queens. We support a welcoming community of international cultural producers. With 16 studios, several shared workspaces, and a gallery, Flux Factory provides affordable rent for 50 annual Artists-in-Residence who produce approximately 50 distinct public events annually. Flux is unique among Artist-in-Residencies for our community-driven approach and idiosyncratic spirit. Flux prolifically produces both group and solo exhibitions in our gallery space; all our public events are free, while artists are always compensated for their work. Flux produces group projects abroad, notably including an annual group residency at Denmark's ARoS Museum. This is a dynamic time of growth and transition at Flux, as we're well underway in a capital campaign to achieve permanent sustainability.

Learn more at www.fluxfactory.org

Job Responsibilities

Hours - Flux is open to part-time OR full-time employees, 3-5 days/week. We will consider candidates who are new to the field and eager to dive in full-time, as well as candidates who are more experienced but juggling multiple clients.

Compensation - $30k-$40k per year, based on experience and availability. F/T employees are eligible for health benefits.

Deadline - Submit the below form by Sunday, January 26.

Development

Fundraising Events - You will play the lead role to organize 2 annual benefits including a Winter silent art auction and a Summer banquet. You will solicit in-kind contributions and sponsors, generate marketing materials, spearhead logistics and volunteers. This work is performed in close collaboration with all Flux staffers and Board members.

Grants - You will write, report and generally administer operating grants. Our portfolio includes both government and private foundations. This work is performed in close collaboration with the Executive Director and Board. In addition to sustaining ongoing funders, researching and strategizing around new grant sources is a key responsibility.

Individual Gifts - You will work with Flux's staff and Board to cultivate Flux's donors and "Friends of Flux". You will work with Flux interns to manage Flux's donor database.

Finances

Oversee program finances - Lead the collection of rental payments for Flux’s Artist-in-Residency, and oversee curators’ budgets for public events. This work is done in close collaboration with Flux’s Managing Director as well as curators, artists-in-residence and exhibiting artists.

Managing Quickbooks - entering receipts, generating reports, delegating bookkeeping to interns and analyzing progress with the Executive Director.

General

Flux is a small team that does an incredible amount with limited resources. While we conscientious of each others’ boundaries, we frequently share responsibilities and opportunities in the spirit of cooperation and constant improvement. The job can sometimes be overwhelming, but never dull.

As a collective with a long tradition of artist leadership and an expansive, tight-knit community, Flux Factory is a highly social environment with tons of opportunities to connect with amazingly talented and creative minds. As a key member of the Flux community, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate in Flux programs alongside Artists-in-Residence. Notably, this includes the opportunity to travel to help steer Flux international projects, as well as to co-curate group exhibitions.

The Ideal Applicant

Flux hires inspired people since each of us is more than a list of bullet points. We are willing to teach technical skills to the right person who demonstrates enthusiasm, writing skills, attention to detail and passion for art and community. Your cover-letter is a great place to show how your skills and interests are relevant to this specific position, especially if you’re new to the field.

That said, skills and experience matter a lot. The ideal candidate will have experience in some professional capacity with all of the above responsibilities, in a Development or other leadership capacity within a contemporary arts nonprofit. The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong engagement with contemporary culture as well as the capacity to manage multiple projects, priorities, and deadlines.

Given Flux’s vibrant community, you should feel comfortable working as a professional manager in an informal internal environment that depends on the close cooperation of staff and an entire community of artists. Navigating this tight-knit community requires empathy, humor and flexibility.

Diversity

Flux Factory aims to create a hub for conversation and practice-sharing that is aware and responsive to systemic inequities and invests in the meaningful inclusion of historically marginalized groups and voices. Flux Factory is committed to and values diversity in its organization and programming as defined by gender, race, ethnicity, disability-status, age, sexual orientation, immigrant status, and socio-economic status. People of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. International candidates welcome, although Flux's capacity to assist on VISA logistics may be limited.

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Deputy Director of Operations and Programming

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60K - 65K (commensurate with experience)
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February 5, 2020

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Deputy Director of Operations and Programming

Location: Bronx, NY    Type: Full-Time Exempt  

Salary: 60K - 65K (commensurate with experience)   Start Date: February/March 2020

 

BAAD! is a performance space at the nexus of art and community action, based in the Bronx since 1998.  Home to Arthur Aviles Typical Theatre, a contemporary dance company, BAAD! presents a variety of festivals, artists residencies, public programs and a children’s dance education program that highlight the bold contributions of people of color, women and queer artists.  

The Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance (BAAD!) is seeking a Deputy Director of Operations and Programming to manage and develop our vibrant performing arts space. The Deputy Director will report to the Executive Director and work closely with the Artistic Director to provide senior day-to-day leadership to ensure that the operations of the performance space runs smoothly.  The Deputy Director manages all staff and BAAD!’s daily operations including finance, marketing, communications, and human resources.  While the primary responsibility of the Deputy Director is to ensure that administrative and not-for-profit management tasks of the organization are accomplished efficiently and effectively, it is essential to our mission that the Deputy Director be a co-creator of our organizational culture and actively engaged in our programming and stakeholder relationships.

 

Responsibilities 

  • Co-lead organization with co-founders through major strategic shift to expand capacity, increase funding, and develop organizational systems and procedures that align with mission
  • Direct day-to-day operations including administration, marketing, rentals program, and fiscal management to ensure financial health and long-term stability of organization with financial management company, ArtsPool 
  • Manage all administrative and production staff, interns, and volunteers
  • Work closely with the Executive Director and Development Associate to execute essential fundraising and board development efforts including grant applications 
  • Manage institutional calendar including programming schedule, space activity, and meetings 
  • Co-curate and manage the logistics of year-round programming of over 75 events at the theater and offsite. Guide the Programming Associate. 
  • Prepare all program goals and objectives, evaluate the progress of all staff, and provide support to achieve all project deliverables within required timeframe
  • Maintain partnerships and initiate new, local and national relationships in the arts and cross-sector
  • Work some evening and weekend performances
  • Increase visibility of organization by attending conferences and serving on grant selection committees

 

Qualities

  • Culturally curious and inspired by creative expression, community action and artist activism
  • Comfortable with complexity and able to remain grounded in creative chaos
  • Strongly interested in working with people of color, women, and LGBTQ+ communities
  • Self-starter, problem-solver, ambitious, and extremely detail-oriented 
  • Desire to deeply engage with Bronx-based performing artists, arts organizations, and cultural institutions
  • Experienced in navigating culturally diverse settings

 

Qualifications

  • BA or BS. related field of study desired (i.e., performance, arts management, cultural studies)
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience working in the non-profit sector. Related field desired
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite, Google platforms, Mailchimp and general office programs
  • Knowledgeable of non-profit budgeting
  • Proficient in speaking and communicating in Spanish, not required but a plus
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