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CPR Executive Director

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September 28th at 12pm

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CPR – Center for Performance Research is dedicated to supporting the development of new works in contemporary dance and performance. Curated programs focus on rehearsal and residency support, generating time and space for research and dialogue, and providing public presentation opportunities. Over the last decade, CPR has supported more than 1,700 artists in the development of dance and performance projects, while exposing local audiences to contemporary artistic process through performances and work-in-progress showings, salon style discussions, and symposia.

Located in a 4,000-square-foot mixed-used arts facility in Brooklyn’s first L.E.E.D.-certified green building of its kind, CPR provides affordable space for rehearsal and performance, innovative arts programming, education, and pedagogical engagement with the communities of New York City and abroad. CPR addresses the critical need for space in New York City’s creative landscape and is committed to building arts infrastructure that nurtures contemporary performance.    

Overview & Responsibilities

Manage and develop as appropriate the staff, and the operations, administrative and programmatic activities of CPR, reporting to the board of directors and ensuring that our mission is pursued through the lens of equity, inclusion, and belonging as we aspire to be a diverse, anti-racist organization.

Administration:

Fundraising & Development
Lead cultivation and solicitation of institutional and governmental funders, including opportunity research, proposal development, grants management, and donor stewardship
Develop, implement, and manage individual fundraising efforts, donor outreach plans, and fundraising events
Represent CPR at local and national professional gatherings

Board Relations
Initiate and maintain effective communications with the Board of Directors.
Provide relevant and timely information to the Board, including quarterly reports regarding CPR’s financial and operational status, so that it can fulfill its policy and decision-making responsibilities.
Actively assist the Board to identify, cultivate, and recruit candidates for Board service whose skills, experience, diversity, and capacity meet the needs of the organization.

Program Management
Ensure programs are consistent with CPR’s mission; develop new programs with CPR’s Programs Manager where appropriate
Ensure proper organization and execution of all CPR’s presenting programs
In partnership with staff, select and manage curators and artists for CPR’s presenting programs
In partnership with staff, manage CPR’s Performance Rental Program, including contracting with renters, coordinating communications, ensuring staffing, marketing, and proper execution of all rental performances
Plan and manage CPR’s performance calendar
Work collaboratively with CPR’s administrative and technical staff to provide exceptional customer service 

Marketing
In partnership with staff, develop and manage marketing and branding initiatives including:

Website updates, e-mail newsletters, and social media
Print and other media production, including performance documentation and programs
Press releases and other institutional PR, as needed
Track audience statistics and develop outreach strategies to increase audience

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Financial Management
Work to grow CPR’s earned income base
Develop an annual budget for presentation to and approval by the Board; report regularly on CPR’s performance against budget; and recommend revisions to the annual budget as needed.
Work with CPR’s outside accountants to prepare its annual audited financial statements, IRS 990, and New York State CHAR500 for review, approval, and signature by the appropriate Board members.
Maintain CPR’s books and records and ensure compliance with relevant federal, state, and local rules and regulations.
Manage operational cash flow and ensure effective and prudent use of CPR’s financial resources.
Handle Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable and manage vendor relationships.
Manage CPR’s relationship with banks, insurers, and other financial service providers.
Prepare monthly reconciliation reports 

Facilities Management
Develop and implement procedures to ensure efficient use of CPR’s physical infrastructure, including studio space and technical & AV equipment
Oversee facilities and equipment maintenance, and capital improvements    

Human Resource Management
Hire, train and manage CPR staff including but not limited to the Programs Manager, Studio Associate, Operations Associate, Technical Director as well as contract staff, interns and volunteers in roles including technical production, event management, marketing, and other project responsibilities. 
Review staff performance 
Provide opportunities for professional development and growth
Manage employee payroll and fringe

 

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College degree required, with advanced degree preferred
Minimum of 2 years demonstrated professional experience in small, fast-paced nonprofit environment 
Interest and experience as an administrator in the performing arts 
Strong writing/editing skills, with experience writing grant applications and reports
Strong organizational and staff management skills
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with humor and grace
Ability to work some nights and weekends during performance season
Deep, demonstrative commitment to fostering creative community and supporting artists from underrepresented groups
Experience with accounting software such as QuickBooks is required, as is experience with Excel. (CPR uses QuickBooks.)
Strong computer skills (CPR uses MACs) with experience with email management software, WordPress, and social media management tools

 

CPR is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate because of age, sex, religion, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship, disability, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other factor. CPR encourages all qualified candidates to apply.

This position is salaried, full time and includes a health care stipend and monthly unlimited MetroCard.

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Executive Director

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17:00 CEST 20 September 2020

Executive Director
Amsterdam

The World Press Photo Foundation (WPPF) is a global, independent, nonprofit organization based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. WPPF has since 1955 been responsible for the most prestigious, global journalistic photo contest in the world. WPPF believes in the power and importance of seeing and showing high-quality visual stories and in supporting the conditions for freedom of expression, freedom of inquiry, and freedom of the press, now more than ever.

In the past six decades, the world has changed continuously, and new developments in media and technology have transformed visual journalism and storytelling. WPPF's mission has expanded with those developments. Now more than ever, supporting the conditions for freedom of expression, freedom of inquiry, and freedom of the press is a fundamental part of our work. We draw on our experience to guide visual journalists, storytellers, and audiences around the world through this challenging and exciting landscape via the contest and awards, the many exhibitions and educational programs, all in physical as well as in online presence.

Our purpose is to connect the world to the stories that matter. To help us achieve this purpose, the World Press Photo Foundation is looking for a new Executive Director (ED).

Reporting to the Supervisory Board the ED will have overall strategic, managerial and operational responsibility for WPPF's staff, programs and execution of its mission.

What you will do
The ED will be thoroughly committed to WPPF's mission. So we want the new ED to:

Leadership

  • Lead and manage the WPPF and its staff (circa 25 FTE) in an inclusive, empowering and steady manner. Know how to listen, motivate and unite, build trust and foster personal growth and professional collaboration.
  • Lead, coach and further develop a strong management team.
  • Work with the management team and the Supervisory Board to establish short-term objectives and long-range goals, including related plans and policies.
  • Realize consistent quality of finance and administration, fundraising goals, communications and systems; managing timelines and resources needed to achieve the strategic goals.
  • Ensure effective systems to evaluate program components regularly, to measure successes that can be timely communicated to the staff, board, funders, and other stakeholders.
  • Actively engage with WPPF's network, alumni, partnering organizations, and funders.

Engagement

  • Understand the complexities of visual journalism and storytelling and promote the creative and public engagement priorities, alongside business and development goals from a diverse and inclusive outlook on content, education and programming.
  • Represent and position the organization on various national and international levels.
  • Ensure excellence for both ongoing local as well as international operations based on strategic vision and goals.

Development & Business

  • Create the conditions for sustainable growth and expand revenue-generating, fundraising activities.
  • Build partnerships and create new strategic opportunities, establishing relationships with various funders, partners and community leaders.
  • And design the strategic business planning process for the program expansion into new (digital) fields.

What qualifies you

  • An advanced degree with at least five years of senior management experience and a proven innovative approach to strategy.
  • Excellent managerial, communication and financial skills to be able to manage the organization's finances, business policies and budget, leading and coaching staff and ensuring a positive, productive, and accountable work environment in all phases from stabilizing to scaling.
  • Experience in the field of (visual) journalism, cultural sector or international NGOs.
  • The capacity to work with and be receptive to different perspectives, to be well attuned to societal developments and have proven experience handling sensitive issues and bridging political, cultural and social differences.
  • An entrepreneurial, hands on and steadfast professional approach and personality.
  • Strong fundraising, (digital) marketing and public relations experience, with the ability to engage with a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Experience working with a Supervisory Board with the ability to cultivate board relationships.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills.
  • Excellent spoken and written fluency in English (other languages are a plus).

To summarize, the new ED should be energetic, open, empathetic, purpose-driven and committed. They should have the social skills to listen and interact with the wide variety of stakeholders of WPPF to understand what is going on in the field and navigate and steer appropriately, now and in the future.

What do we offer
We offer a challenging and rewarding position on an international level, working within a creative, purpose-driven and dynamic organization and industry. A compensation package based on the 'Regeling beloning directeuren van goededoelenorganisaties' (the Regulation remuneration directors of humanitarian organizations), including comprehensive benefits will be offered based on experience.

General information
The World Press Photo Foundation believes in the power of showing and the importance of seeing high-quality visual stories. Our purpose is to connect the world to the stories that matter. We create and support the conditions that make possible the stories that matter.
We showcase stories that make people stop, feel, think and act. We encourage diverse accounts of the world that present stories with different perspectives. We exhibit those stories to a worldwide audience, educate the profession and the public on their making, and encourage debate on their meaning. We are a global platform connecting professionals and audiences through trustworthy visual journalism and storytelling.

The World Press Photo Foundation strives to be an inclusive environment and is fully committed to this in the recruitment, selection and placement of staff. All interested parties, regardless of nationality, race, ethnicity, religion, age, sexual orientation, or gender, are welcome to apply and will be considered equally. The WPPF believes that diversity and inclusion among the staff is critical to its success and wants to enhance the diversity of its workforce to reflect the world we live in. Women, non-binary people, and people of color are therefore especially invited to apply.

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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.

Job Summary

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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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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