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MAJOR GIFTS ASSOCIATE, Metropolitan Opera
Support Director of Major Gifts and the Major Gifts team with administrative department functions, including maintaining/updating donor records; tracking monthly Playbill edits/updates and donor lists for Season Book; answering various phone lines; assisting with donor requests; ticketing; maintaining expense budget and department schedules; and coordinating mailings.
MANAGER OF PROGRAMS AND SERVICES, New Jersey Theatre Alliance
This full-time professional position, which requires considerable in-state travel, works closely with staff and Board of Trustees to support, coordinate, and design programs and services for the Alliance’s 31 member theatres. This position is supervised and evaluated by the Deputy Director.
TEMPORARY COSTUME OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR, The Public Theater
The Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival is seeking applicants for the position of Temporary Costume Office Administrator. The position starts August 5th, 2019 and ends January 3, 2020
DIGITAL MARKETING MANAGER, Signature Theatre Company
The Digital Marketing Manager oversees all of Signature’s digital channels, and is responsible for the planning and execution of Signature Theatre’s email campaigns, paid and organic social media calendar, as well as for the creation of new website content. The position works in close partnership with the Director of Marketing to utilize industry best practices in marketing and communications strategy
CASTING DIRECTOR / LINE PRODUCER, Arena Stage
Oversee all aspects of casting for all Arena Stage productions, workshops, and readings, including budgeting, casting projections, scouting, contracting and supervising external casting directors as needed, auditions, reference checks, and offers. Out-of-town travel is required. Line produce readings, workshops, special programs, and productions, representing the Artistic Development department at meet and greets, design runs, on stage rehearsals, tech, production meetings, invited dress rehearsals, previews and at other times in the production process as needed. Some evening and weekend work hours are required.
CAPITAL CAMPAIGN MANAGER, Manhattan Theatre Club
The Campaign Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day planning, coordination, and management of the campaign. The position is both strategic and tactical, incorporating all components of a capital campaign from the leadership gift phase through the launch and implementation of the public phase. S/he will report to the Director of Development and will have extensive interaction with the Executive Producer and Campaign Committee members.
CREATIVE CONTENT DIRECTOR, The Broadway Collective
Work directly with Facebook Ads Manager, Video Production Team, and Motion Graphic Designer/Editor to strategize, write, and direct video ad content for all product line launches (TBC National Tour, Hello Broadway, Gathered NYC, College Prep Program, The Broadway Collective Brand Awareness Campaigns), lead generation, and social platforms. Work directly with Artistic Director to create shot lists and curate creative needs for Media Teams. Direct photo shoots and manage procurement of creative assets from live and press events.
EDUCATION & PLAY FESTIVAL MANAGER, Premiere Stages at Kean University
The Education and Play Festival Manager (Managing Assistant Director III) is integral to the running of Premiere Stages and is responsible for managing important aspects of the program, including implementing policies and procedures for the Theatre Management and Programming Office. Reporting directly to the Director of Arts Programming/Premiere Stages, the Education and Play Festival Manager is actively involved in the management and implementation of the two primary Premiere Stages components: Education (Play Factory and Premiere Artists) and Play Development (Play Festival). This position requires an arts leader who is passionate about theatre education, new play development and community engagement and is ready to develop and strengthen existing programs. This position requires a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours.
PT COMPANY MANAGER, Dance Entropy Inc.
Dance Entropy is seeking a Company Manager to work closely with the Executive Director managing a wide variety of tasks. This includes varied aspects of the organization’s administration, studio operations, website maintenance, bookings & touring outreach, research projects, all forms of press & marketing, third party ticketing maintenance & coordination, fund-raising and development activities.
ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER, MCC Theater
Seeking a highly organized, detail oriented full-time Assistant General Manager to join MCC’s staff. Reporting to the General Manager, the Assistant General Manager will join MCC for the first full season at our new home, The Robert W. Wilson MCC Theater Space.
GUEST EXPERIENCE SUPERVISOR, Pip’s Island
As Guest Experience Supervisor, you will oversee the Pip’s Island operation to ensure that all visitors to the island have a memorable experience to treasure for their visit and beyond. The role will see an experienced manager lead a large team across all facets of the visitor experience, from retail rangers to ticket scouts and beyond. The role will set the tone for all direct reports involved in providing a compelling experience for the children and families that visit our attraction. You will have an endless attention to detail, superior guest service skills, and strong operational management capabilities.
DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS, University of Massachusetts Amherst
The Fine Arts Center at the University of Massachusetts Amherst seeks applications for a Director of Operations. The Director of Operations oversees the total facility administration and management of Fine Arts Center multi-use venues for the presentation of a wide variety of performing arts, concerts, lectures, and special events. S/he oversees the Production Services and the Audience Services Departments in the day-to-day operations, usage, scheduling, and maintenance of all Fine Arts Center facilities.
OPERATIONS ASSISTANT, COLLEGE OF PERFORMING ARTS, The New School, College of Performing Arts
This position will report to the Manager of Concerts and work closely with the Associate Dean of Production, Executive Producer, Academic Affairs Managers, and the Manager of Event Marketing & Promotion. A successful candidate will be detail-oriented and thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced, and highly team-oriented environment. S/he will possess a positive disposition, be nimble and adaptable, and will approach her/his work with a sense of humor and positivity. S/he will take initiative and demonstrate great empathy and honesty within her/his work with colleagues across CoPA and the university.
MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER, Broadway Across America
Broadway Across America is looking for a Marketing Communications Manager to join their team. The Marketing Communications Manager supports the Marketing and Ticketing Departments in the design, development and execution of CRM programs aimed at ensuring full understanding of patrons’ needs and requirements. As expert in understanding the patrons, the Marketing Communication Manager uses available techniques to optimize communication and engagement of patrons
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