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Timbur LLC | Finisher 

We are seeking an experienced Finisher, able to work in a fast paced environment while keeping quality and attention to detail as top priority. 

Background: Timbur LLC is a fast growing Digital Fabrication company based in Atlantic Highlands NJ. We fabricate large scale projects for Architects, Artists and Designers. 

Finisher Job Description: Finishes, produces and assembles custom and production run projects including but not limited to furniture, architectural components, art installations and retail/experience design fixtures. 

Finisher Job Duties:

  • Plans and executes project finishing and assembly by studying work orders and maintaining communication with Project Manager and Shop Manager
  • Operates finishing equipment including Air Assisted Airless Spray gun in a mobile spray booth while complying to safety standards
  • Estimates time and material requirements for finishing specific projects
  • Manages and maintains finishing supplies and equipment
  • Prepares projects for finish by reinforcing joints, trimming, scraping, sanding and applies final touch ups 
  • Verifies dims and checks quality and fit of pieces and confers with Project Manager to ensure adherence to project specifications
  • Operates hand woodworking tools
  • Attaches parts together to form completed units, using glue, dowels, nails, screws, or clamps
  • Installs hardware such as hinges, catches and handles using hand tools
  • Bores holes for insertion of screws or dowels
  • Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations
  • Maintains continuity by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and needs

Finisher Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience with manufacturing, woodworking and finishing furniture and/or cabinetry
  • Capable of mixing ingredients to achieve specified colors or shades
  • Ability to calculate mix rations per manufacturer specifications
  • Ability to achieve color consistency
  • Auto finishing a big plus
  • Ability to read and follow shop drawings and work orders
  • Proficient with hand work
  • Able to complete tasks on time and work with production schedules
  • Verbal Communication and Coordination 
  • Attention to Detail
  • Comfortable working off schedule
  • Ability to stand for long periods and lift up to 75 pounds

 

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Project Manager

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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.

• Receives both direct and indirect client inquiries, and responds in a timely manner to review job scope and requirements and prepare and present estimates. Follows through with clients to convert estimates to jobs

• Produces applicable resource requirements and timelines for jobs; uses our CRM to estimate, enter in pertinent job details; In collaboration with the Project Coordinator and Warehouse Coordinator, calendars and produces field documents, Schedules preliminary site-visits, mid-job check-ins, and client meetings when appropriate.

• In collaboration with our Project Coordinator and Warehouse Coordinator, prepares art handlers in advance of their assignment and/or supports their needs while in the field, explaining/clarifying the details of the overall job, helping to proactively resolve issues that may arise, and when necessary, resolving client disputes.

• Collaborates with other departments to request scheduling in-house, job-related work orders (WOs).

• In collaboration with MSPAS staff, ensures all necessary documents are created in advance of each job, including bills of lading (BOLs), work orders, artwork pull sheets, attached artwork images, certificates of insurance (COIs), condition reports, and any other documentation relevant for the field team’s success.

• Sources and secures necessary job-related artwork authorizations, extended liability agreements, vehicle or machinery rentals, specialized packing materials, and the like in collaboration with Operations, Registration, and scheduling staff.

• Reviews monthly invoices for managed jobs, ensuring billed charges are within the original quoted range and addresses billing questions with clients

• Takes an active role in following up on jobs and other client interactions to ensure client satisfaction. Works with Client Development and Relationship manager to ensure that we understand current and upcoming needs of current and prospective clients and that they understand our current and upcoming offerings.

• 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:

• Minimum 5 years experience in a fine art services organization, museum, or gallery; minimum 3 years experience as a dispatcher, project coordinator, project manager, or equivalent; hands-on field experience;

• 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 PC and 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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Director of Marketing

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Director of Marketing

DEPARTMENT: Pittsburgh Playhouse

REPORTS TO: Assistant Vice President & Managing Director of the Pittsburgh Playhouse

PRIMARY FUNCTION: Playhouse Director of Marketing will be responsible for overall management and operation of Point Park University’s Pittsburgh Playhouse marketing activities including public relations, audience development, special events, and earned revenue strategies. In addition, the position will work with the Managing Director of the Pittsburgh Playhouse to support contributed revenue strategies especially as it relates to patron contributions and corporate sponsorship. The Playhouse Director of Marketing will lead the operation and administration of these activities to ensure proper alignment with the goals of Point Park University; work in partnership with and the Office of Alumni Engagement and Giving; create and prudently manage the yearly budget for development and marketing; ensure proper financial management; effectively manage the human resources; and assure all activities are consistently presented in a professional, positive image to relevant stakeholders.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience with arts organization or a demonstrated passion or affinity for the arts.
  • Experience developing and managing budgets and hiring, training, developing, and supervising personnel.
  • Strong leadership skills; excellent analytical skills; the ability to collaborate effectively with others; and the ability to build and motivate employees.
  • Demonstrated experience in collecting and analyzing quantitative and qualitative data.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience with fund raising and/or ticketing databases.
  • A Bachelor’s degree and a background in marketing, public relations, and/or organizational management. Fundraising experience desired, but not required.
  • At least three years of experience in marketing
  • Demonstrated experience in project management.
  • Knowledge of development best practices and techniques appropriate for arts organizations.
  • Understand the principles of patron loyalty in a seated events business environment.
  • Demonstrated experience in strategic and internal communication.
  • Knowledge of business and financial management.
  • Experience in staff, volunteer, and vendor management.
  • Computer literacy, advanced MS Office skills.

 DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Strategic: Develop marketing plan and support the creation of the development plan with the managing director.

Operations:

  •  Implement marketing plan including updating website and social media platforms.
  • Administer contract relationships.
  • Support implementation of the development plan with the managing director.
  • Internal and external communications
  • Mentor students

Resource Management: Effectively monitor all Pittsburgh Playhouse revenue dashboards.

Working Environment: Occasional exposure to objectionable conditions or variations such as those found in variable weather conditions or light industrial settings.

Physical Demands: Job may require lifting light weight objects (1-10 lbs) with no repetitive bending or stooping. Occasionally lift average weight objects (1-10 lbs); Frequent computer use at workstation, up to eight hours per day; Mobility within the office. Ability to walk, sit, stand and climb stairs. Ability to use hands and fingers, to handle office equipment, records and files. Occasionally required to reach with arms and hands, and to stoop, kneel or crouch. Vision abilities required by this job include the ability to read and discern written errors on paper and electronic documents. Ability to talk and hear. Ability to lift up to 15 pounds.

Qualified applicants should forward a cover letter and resume via email to HROffice@pointpark.edu (preferred) or mail to

Point Park University
Human Resources Office
201 Wood Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

When responding via email please reference – DIRECTOR OF MARKETING - in the subject line.

Please submit documents in Rich Text (.txt) Word document (.doc) or Adobe Portable Document Format (.pdf).

All emails submitted will receive an automatic confirmation email. Due to some junk mail filters, the confirmation email may not reach you. To ensure receipt of the confirmation email, utilize the return receipt option built into your email program when sending your information. 
 

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Due to the high volume of resumes received, Point Park University will not be able to respond to inquiries regarding the status of your resume. If we determine that your skills and experience match the position requirements, we will contact you to discuss the opportunity further. If you do not hear from us, we encourage you to revisit our website at www.pointpark.edu for the status of the position and future opportunities.  

Point Park University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Senior Programmer

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£32,000 - £36,000 dependent on experience
Application Deadline: 
23:59 GMT, Wednesday 10 November 2021

Sheffield DocFest is the UK’s leading documentary festival and one of the world’s most  influential markets for documentary projects. We champion and present the breadth of  documentary form – film, television, immersive and art – in the vibrant city of Sheffield each  June.

We are seeking an inspirational and experienced programmer, with demonstrable track record of documentary programming, to play a defining role in shaping the 2022 edition of  Sheffield DocFest. 

You will work collaboratively with the Interim CEO on the overall structure of the Festival and  take the lead on the selection of the public screening programme, with the exception of those  sections personally selected by the Guest Curator. You will manage the Film Programme  Producer as well as recruit and manage a team of consulting programmers and pre-selectors.  You will have experience managing inclusive and collaborative decision-making environments  as well as engaging with multiple stakeholders and partners.  

Sheffield DocFest screens 140+ feature, mid-length and short films. Our 2021 programme  included works from over 60 countries, with 47 languages represented.

Sheffield DocFest is currently reviewing its operating model. At present it is expected that you  will report to the Interim CEO until the end of the June 2022 Festival until a new, ongoing  leadership structure is established. The role is offered as a 12-month contract position with a view to extending.

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CELEB / VIP ACCOUNT MANAGER IN FASHION PR AGENCY - NYC

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Salary: 
$70,000
Application Deadline: 
26th November 2021

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New York City based boutique PR agency, is looking for an experienced candidate to join its VIP division. The ideal candidate will possess a comprehensive network of relationships with the world’s leading celebrities, fashion stylists, publicist contacts, industry agents and influencers and be able to lead client accounts.  The successful candidate must have a minimum of 3 years Celeb and VIP experience in the fashion industry, proven relationships and a strong interest in relevant pop culture. Agency experience is preferred. 

 

Hours:                  Full Time      

Location:              Lower East Side, NYC           

Salary:                 Dependent upon experience  

Start Date:            ASAP           

Interviewing:        ASAP   

                    

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Proactively securing Celebrity/VIP opportunities for upcoming red carpet, press junket, events and street style placements. 
  • Strategize and oversee Celeb & VIP gifting programs across multiple client accounts simultaneously. 
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with stylists, managers, and VIP’s for strategic opportunities for clients. 
  • Multitask across multiple client accounts and projects under deadline. 
  • Identify and implement on brand VIP partnership opportunities (paid and unpaid). 
  • Discovering and nurturing relations with new talent. 
  • Interface with clients regularly via client calls and meetings. 
  • Managing the junior VIP team in New York.
  • Overseeing daily account management with assistant duties including sample send-outs, updating contact lists, developing recaps and agendas, and preparing weekly and monthly reports. 
  • Overseeing the reporting of send outs, coverage achieved and forthcoming coverage and collating coverage and date for monthly reports.

 

Candidates must be / have:

  • Proven relationships with key celebrity, stylist, publicist and manager contacts. 
  • Min. 3+ years of experience working in fashion + accessories public relations with experience managing multiple client accounts; agency experience is preferred. 
  • Experience managing contracts between celebrities, VIPs and brands. 
  • Team leadership skills. 
  • Experience developing strategies through execution with a track record of proven results; experience developing goals for team and clients. 
  • Knowledge of all media including strong understanding of digital landscape and social media platforms. 
  • Creative thinker and extremely detail oriented. 
  • Proven track record of dressing celebrities, a database of top stylists, VIPs and socials. 
  • Hard-working and proactive candidate who is enthusiastic, works well within a team and has a passion for Celebrity/VIP relations across all sectors. 
  • An understanding of the fashion industry is vital. 
  • Highly proficient with Fashion GPS/Launchmetrics, MS Word, Excel, Dropbox and social media platforms.

 

 

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Rights and Reproduction Associate

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Application Deadline: 
11/22/2021

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Director of Publications, the Rights and Reproductions Associate is responsible for researching, gathering, and securing images and associated permissions for Dia publications and other printed and digital materials; hiring photographers; scheduling and directing photo shoots; ensuring proper crediting and copyright on all images; supplying images to internal departments; fulfilling external image requests; adding new images to and maintaining the image archive (digital asset management system); and advising on rights and reproductions questions throughout the institution. While not required, candidates demonstrating experience with production for printed materials, including proofing images and conducting press checks, are highly desirable.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Research, request, and organize images for Dia publications; secure all necessary image permissions and copyrights for publication; research and compile image credits; track photography permissions and artist and estate fees for individual publications

Fulfill image requests for Communications, Curatorial, Development, and other departments as needed; ensure proper crediting and caption information for all shared images

Oversee image selection for printed and digital materials and publications and work closely with the Senior Graphic Designer on legal and aesthetic usage

Input all new images into digital asset and/or web content management systems; manage accuracy and consistency for all image information and metadata; maintain existing images in archive

Archive all final book files and associated images

Manage and track all outside requests for Dia image rights and online digital media rights; when necessary, traffic requests to internal staff or artist studios for approval

Scan and store archival transparencies and slides; organize physical image archive

Hire photographers; schedule and direct photo shoots of all Dia exhibitions in coordination with Curatorial and Communications departments

Co-manage budget for new collection photography with the Manager of Exhibitions

Obtain clearances for Dia photography, video, and digital media as needed

Process invoices for reproduction and copyright fees

Assist with color correcting images and conducting press checks

Other relevant duties as assigned by the Director of Publications

General/Other Responsibilities and Duties:

Attend regular departmental and interdepartmental meetings

Coordinate with the Legal department for contract terms relating to photography, images, and copyright

Consult on all matters relating to art and image copyrights

Education, Certification, Experience:

Bachelor’s degree or commensurate experience with at least two or more years of direct copyright clearance experience

Experience in an arts or nonprofit organization is a plus

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: 

Understanding of and ability to communicate copyright issues as they pertain to all facets of Dia’s image use needs

Ability to hire and manage freelance photographers

Ability to art direct photo shoots

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Strong computer skills; proficiency with content management systems, InDesign, and Photoshop

Ability to organize and oversee a variety of projects simultaneously

Experience with image proofs for printed materials and press checks for publications is a plus

Working Conditions and Physical Demands:

This is a 40-hour-per-week position based at Dia Art Foundation’s New York City offices. Work is currently conducted in a hybrid environment Mondays through Fridays with no less than three days in the Chelsea office. Additional hours may be occasionally required based on business needs

Work is performed in an office environment; typically, prolonged periods of sitting and use of computers and standard office equipment is required to accomplish work objectives

Please note that to provide a safe workplace free of recognized hazards and to take every possible step to reduce the transmission of COVID among our employees, Dia Art Foundation requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination upon hire, except for those who obtain an exemption due to a medical condition, religious belief, or pregnancy.

Dia provides a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package with significant employer contributions towards the cost of healthcare premiums. The 401(k) plan provides 100% employer match up to 4% of the employee’s deferral and immediate vesting. Paid time‐off benefits include three weeks of vacation, ten days of sick leave, thirteen holidays, and a generous parental leave program. Work-related travel expenses are fully covered. Additionally, staff ID badges gain reduced or free admission to most American museums and arts organizations.

Dia Art Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, national origin, ethnic origin, citizenship status, disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law in its employment policies. In addition, Dia will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and supports a neurodiverse workplace.

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