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Executive Director

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With the vision to be a vital cultural force in Los Angeles and recognized as a premier orchestra worldwide, the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) is well positioned for the future and is seeking an innovative, strategic and collaborative Executive Director inspired by its 50-year history and excited to lead the organization toward its next chapter. The Executive Director will be presented with the exceptional opportunity to partner with LACO’s new Music Director, acclaimed flutist and conductor Jaime Martín, to move the Orchestra to new heights. For more information about LACO, please visit www.laco.org.

As the administrative leader of LACO, the Executive Director is responsible for providing the vision, strategic direction and oversight of the organization’s resources to ensure success in carrying out its mission. Together with the Board of Directors, Music Director and the orchestra-at-large, the Executive Director will work to ensure LACO’s financial and operational stability and maintain its artistic excellence. The Executive Director oversees an annual budget of approximately $4.5 million and a total staff of 12. The Executive Director will have the opportunity to guide LACO into the achievement of its strategic goals: to position the Orchestra as an indispensable community resource; to present programs that diversify, expand and strengthen the LACO community; and to establish a stable financial foundation on which to build the next 50 years of sustainability. While the successful candidate will likely have solid knowledge and skills in nonprofit management, those with other professional experience who demonstrate a passion for LACO may also be considered. A strong interest or passion for classical music, including contemporary classical music, is critical. Although previous experience in the arts is not required, experience working in a collegial relationship with a music director or an artistic director would be a plus. Prior successful fundraising, marketing/branding and Board relations experience is expected and essential.

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Marketing & Communications Manager

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£27k - £30k depending on experience
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08/09/2019

The Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) is the global leader in live theatre. We own and operate close to 50 venues in the UK and US, we’re an internationally award-winning producer, and a market leading theatre ticketing business.

We are looking to recruit a Marketing & Communications Manager for our flagship venues in Manchester -  the Palace Theatre & Opera House.

The successful candidate will support the Head of Marketing & Communications in intiatives that will drive ticket sales, audience development and revenue. They will have a strong passion for arts marketing and will be dedicated to delivering creative, innovative and audience-focused campaigns using their multichannel marketing and communications skills. They will adopt a culture of effectiveness to constantly improve ATG's marketing intelligence and increase the media profile and footprint of the Palace Theatre & Opera House brand and its shows throughout Greater Manchester and beyond.

This is a critical role in driving the impact of ATG's marketing and communications and pivotal to our long-term growth stratgey.

 

So, if you’re looking for an enjoyable and versatile role at the heart of the theatre industry, this role could be for you. Full of variety, it’s fun, challenging and rewarding. You’ll take responsibility for a wide range of tasks as part of a small and ambitious team who are just as passionate about theatre as you are, working in our unique theatres with an ever-changing programme of events. 

What are we looking for?

A great candidate for this job will:

Be a team player who works collaboratively and professionally

Have a great work ethic and care about quality

Be observant and focussed on the customer

Have leadership skills that inspire and motivate others

Have project management experience

Be able to think creatively and have an appetite for innovation

Be highly analytical in regards to sales, audience data and budget management

Be a creative problem solver and confident decision maker

Have ambition and drive

Have experience of working in media communications and will have experience of crisis management.

 

The Ambassador Theatre Group is an equal opportunities employer.

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Head of Stage

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Competitive
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09/09/2019

Head of Stage required for the Liverpool Empire Theatre to manage the stage department.

The Ambassador Theatre Group is an extraordinary success story in the live entertainment industry. Founded in 1992 in the UK, we’ve grown into the world’s number one live-theatre company today. We cover every discipline in the theatre industry, from operating venues to ticketing platforms and producing shows.  We are passionate about great shows and our ambition is to help them find the largest possible audiences.

The Empire Theatre is looking for a Head of Stage, who will be  required to manage the Stage Department with responsibility for all aspects including Stage, Flying and Rigging, providing assistance to visiting companies and maintaining the stage and associated areas within agreed schedule, guidelines & budgets. They would also be required to deputise for the Technical manager in their absence.

Key Responsibilities

To ensure the smooth running of fit ups, get outs and shows, in line with health and safety legislation and the requirements of the visiting company in accordance with the Code of Conduct.

To complete regular inspections of stage and rigging equipment within the venue and to work with the Technical Manager to ensure full compliance of Meridian for insurance and LOLER purposes in line with health and safety legislative requirements

To work closely with the visiting companies to ensure their technical needs are met, and ensure all crew are working in a pro-active manner with all visiting companies.

ATG is an equal opportunitites employer

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Technical Manager

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Competitive
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09/09/2019

The Liverpool Empire Theatre is looking to recruit a full time, permanent Technical Manager. An exciting opportunity to join the technical team and work alongside the Back of House Operations Manager.

The Liverpool Empire is a spectacular grade two listed large scale receiving house venue, hosting a vibrant programme featuring touring theatre such as Disney’s Lion King and National Theatre's War Horse, as well as comedy, music and community performances.

An exciting opportunity to join a fresh and evolving technical team. The successful candidate will work closely with the BOH Operations manager and senior management to ensure a consistent, efficient, economical and strong technical structure & operation is in place at the venue. Managing technical capital expenditure and projects as required. Acting as a point of contact for external bodies including producers, contractors, freelancers. To ensure a high standard of the technical day-to-day operation, managing budjets, controlling costs and overseeing schedules. Developing and motivating the BOH team, leading on staff training and development. Implementing and monitoring procedures and facilities in accordance with Health & Safety at Work Regulations (1999) for theatre employees and visiting companies.

.For further details, please refer to the job description.

ATG is an equal opportunities employer.

 

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Theatrical General Manager

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Application Deadline: 
August 26, 2019

Position:       General Manager

Department:      Las Vegas

Reports to:           COO, Las Vegas & VP of Production

Job Description/Summary: 

Responsible for BASE Entertainment current and developing productions under the supervision of the COO, Las Vegas and VP of Production.

Qualifications:

1) Undergraduate degree required

2)Candidate will have experience working in a General Management capacity

3) Candidate will have experience working with AEA and other labor unions

4) Candidate will have a strong knowledge in basic theatrical accounting principles and concepts

5) Candidate will be very proficient in excel and quickbooks

Core Competencies:

Attention to Detail:  Able to follow detailed procedures and ensure accuracy in documentation and data; concentrate on routine work details and organization and maintain a system of records

Decision Making and Problem Solving:  Able to take action in solving problems while exhibiting judgment and intimate understanding of issues; able to use reason even when dealing with emotional topics; review facts and present options.

Flexibility:Able to remain open–minded and adapt to change in a demanding work environment; ability to juggle tasks and prioritize multiple requests and demands.

Communication:Able to clearly present information through the spoken and written word; read and interpret complex information; talk with performers, crew, management and vendors; listen well

Willingness to Serve:Able to demonstrate a high level of service delivery; do what is necessary to ensure artist satisfaction; deal with service issues and prioritize customer needs.

Continuous Learning:Able to stay informed of current industry trends and aware of competition; learn and apply new concepts and demonstrate career self-reliance; identify own area of opportunity and set and monitor self-development goals.

Commitment to Task:Able to take responsibility for actions and outcomes and persist despite obstacles; demonstrate dependability and show a sense of urgency about getting results.

Policies, Process & Procedures:Able to act in accordance with established guidelines written and unwritten; follow standard procedures in crises situations; communicate and enforce organizational policies and procedures.

Job Responsibilities:

Assist in Production Personnel Management.

Maintain and cultivate designer and creative relationships for current and future productions.

Maintain regular contact with ongoing productions to ensure consistent and continued communication.

Negotiate and generate venue and production contracts.

Generate production timelines and planning protocols.

Assist with new entity set-up and managing oversight on an ongoing basis

Assist with obtaining insurance for individual shows, continued oversight and communication with brokers and legal as necessary

Track and approve show P & L, Show Production and Operating budgets

Develop performance scheduling, ticket pricing, scaling and strategy

Advise and oversee show management as needed.

Develop and engage in ongoing work on special projects as assigned.

Work Environment and ADA Requirements:

High volume, service and entertainment oriented. Mental stamina to work under pressure due to heavy business volume and handle sensitive situations relating to cast, crew, show and venue issues.  Discretion with sensitive information is key.

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Gallery Director

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45,000 plus commission

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Ideal candidates will have a minimum of 3-5 years of experience in a sales and art-related field. A working knowledge of contemporary art is a must. Must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced, high volume environment. 
Responsibilities include:
• Managing day-to-day gallery operations including installations, hanging, and occasional packing. 
• Liaising with gallery collectors, interior designers, museum institutions, and press contacts.
• Overseeing installations, logistics, and special events and part time personnel
• Heavy email and phone correspondence
• Managing gallery website 
• Experience with software including Adobe Photoshop and PDF maker, App Technology
• Coordinate and communicate with other gallery directors on various projects
• Coordinating shipping 
• Inventory management including maintaining accurate database records.

Requirements:
• BA in arts-related field or business marketing field, preferred
• 1-2 years of experience in sales or arts-related field
• Knowledge or willingness to learn about contemporary art
• Professional dress and demeanor required
• Comfortable with heavy computer time and navigating new technology on pc and smart phone.
• Solid administrative and organizational skills with great attention to detail. 
• Strong and clear verbal and written communication skills
• Must be able to work well in a fast-paced environment alone, and as part of a team, while taking on simultaneous projects

A typical day as an Associate Director could include, meeting with new clients, writing a press release, uploading images for a new exhibition to our website, adding inventory to quick-books, creating a custom pdf for a designer, shipping artwork nationally or internationally, and working closely with directors in our other gallery location on upcoming exhibitions and inventory solutions.
This position is full time. Salary and commissions, depending on experience.
Please apply with cover letter and resume.

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do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

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