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The Old Globe in San Diego seeks an Artistic Associate to provide administrative support to the Artistic department. Primary duties are focused on casting administration, local casting, season planning support, and other financial/administrative duties. Candidates must be highly organized; have excellent computer, written, and verbal skills; and be capable of working on multiple projects at one time with a high level of accuracy.
Experience in theatre, ideally in an artistic, literary, and/or casting department, required. Experience working with national talent and/or casting agencies and/or active knowledge of the theatre industry and talent agencies preferred. Knowledge of the local San Diego acting community a plus. Must be able to pass a background check.
Full-time, benefited position. We have a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion, multilingual candidates are also strongly encouraged to apply.
Send letter and resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org with the subject: Artistic Associate.^ Top
The Old Globe Theatre in Balboa Park seeks an experienced and hands-on Facilities Director to be responsible for all maintenance activities of The Old Globe’s facilities; a 250,000 sq. ft. live performance theatre complex with 3 stages, event room, administration building, rehearsal building, 22 unit apartment complex, 3 fabrication shops (Costumes, Props, Scenery), storage warehouse and pub. Position manages all day-to-day activities with a staff of 12 employees including maintenance and custodial staff, and acts as maintenance supervisor, in addition to managing all facilities projects and long-range planning.
Qualified candidates will have a minimum of 6-8 years maintenance experience including facilities management positions and at least 4-5 years supervisory experience. Experience in staff management, budgeting, planning, maintenance, facilities operations, purchasing and project management required. Advanced technical skills in electrical, plumbing, carpentry, and HVAC required.
CFM (Certified Facilities Manager) and/or BOC (Building Operator Certification) strongly preferred. EPA 608 certification preferred. Significant experience in DDC and pneumatic control systems preferred.
Candidate must be detail-oriented, an excellent planner, and a strong communicator, both verbally and in written communications in English; bilingual in Spanish is a plus. Must be able to work evenings and weekends when required, and have ability to lift 50 pounds as needed. Experience in performing arts or event venue a plus. Must have a valid driver license with a clean driving record and be able to complete and clear a background screening.
Full-time, benefited position. To apply, send cover letter and resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org. Please indicate "Attn: FAC" in the subject line of your e-mail.^ Top
Special Events/Development Manager (Exempt)
Reporting to the Chief Development Officer, the Special Events/Development Manager handles the planning, coordination, and execution of all Special Events for San Diego Opera including fundraisers, donor benefit, stewardship and cultivation events, and pre- and post- performance events. Oversees the volunteer program; and serves in a support for position for the development team. The position serves as a key member of the team and is critical to overall fundraising success of San Diego Opera.
• Works closely with the Chief Development Officer to successfully plan and execute all revenue generating special events, including opening weekend celebrations, opening night dinner and galas.
• Serves as primary project manager for all other events including donor benefits and stewardship dinners, General Director Dinner, Guild events, cast and company parties, affinity night events and numerous cultivation events throughout the year.
• Coordinates with team members on such activities as procuring host homes for events. Overseeing décor and programming, creation of print materials, on-line invitations as well as managing social media invitations and campaigns.
• Coordinates volunteer ushers for San Diego Opera’s Student Night program. This position works closely with the Group Sales Coordinator who oversees all ticketing for the Student Night program.
• Coordinates additional staff and/or volunteer support for all Community Engagement events as well as for all Development events when needed
• Identifies and recruits, screens, interviews and trains new volunteers from the community, especially local colleges and universities
• Maintains and updates volunteer roster
• Works closely with other development team members on their specific events.
• Manages all aspects of record keeping, reporting and list extractions from the Tessitura database.
• Manages invoicing, record keeping and budget preparation and tracking for all events as required.
• Maintains the annual events calendar
• Works collaboratively with the Development and Marketing teams at large to support organizational goals, including supporting other special projects
• Attends and works all special events (may include many late nights and weekends).
• Other duties as assigned
• Undergraduate degree and 5 years corporate community experience and/or fundraising experience
• Microsoft Office Suite is essential and working knowledge of Tessitura is preferred.
• Must be able to work flexible hours, including frequent evening, weekend and holiday hours as well as irregular hours on show and event days.
• Exceptional organizational skills with a strong attention to detail
• Excellent interpersonal communication skills,
• Ability to initiate and complete projects and assignments with minimal guidance
• Ability to recognize customer relation / PR issues and to handle them appropriately or manage upward
• Affinity for opera/music/theater/performing arts a plus
• Must have own transportation as events occur throughout the county
Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Full benefits including paid vacation, PTO, medical, dental, vision, FSA and 403b with matching.
Please email cover letter & resume to Jobs@sdopera.org. No phone calls please.^ Top
Position: Marketing Director
Reports to: President & Artistic Director
Status: Full-time, salaried
Salary: Commensurate with experience plus full benefits
The Marketing Director is a critical member of the senior management team who is responsible for
creating, managing, and executing all marketing and sales initiatives to maximize revenue potential
and to reinforce the organization’s positioning in the community and the industry. The position
builds, maintains, and leverages a variety of strategic partnerships, and communicates constantly with
key internal and external constituencies. The position manages a team of marketing, ticket services,
and house staff to execute all strategies to plan, on time, on budget and in adherence to La Jolla
Music Society’s high standards of quality. The position creates and manages the marketing and ticket
services department budgets. The Marketing Director often acts as a public spokesperson for the
organization, proactively creating and maintaining relationships with the press and throughout the
community. A proactive team player, the position works hand-in-hand with the senior staff to
collaboratively achieve organizational goals. The position will also be responsible for positioning
launching the inaugural season of The Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center (“The Conrad”).
AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
La Jolla Music Society is an equal opportunity employer.
Submit your resume with cover letter to: Cbenavides @ljms.org^ Top
Culture Shock San Diego is seeking an experienced professional with a proven track record in leadership of non-profit organizations, development and community outreach to fulfill the role of Executive Director.
Culture Shock SD is a non-profit artistic organization, with more than 20 years in the community, promoting exceptional expertise in program services with a dual mission to enrich, educate and entertain the community and youth, especially those in the underserved community, and advance performing arts for all of the San Diego communities.
The successful applicant will be:
• Driven and team-oriented
• Results and solution-focused
• Self-starter with a “can do” attitude”
• Strong verbal, written communication and computer skills
• Minimum of 5 years of management experience
o Actively engage and energize CSSD’s volunteers, board members, event committees, alumni, partnering organizations, sponsors, and funders;
o Maintain, develop, and support a strong board of directors;
o Ensure effective systems to track scaling progress, fundraising, community outreach and regularly evaluate program components, utilizing metrics so as to measure successes that can be effectively communicated to the Grant writer, board, funders, and other constituents;
o Lead, coach, develop, provide information and tools to the CSSD’s management team;
o Manage the organization’s policies, procedures, financial records, and staff records, ensuring they are updated, accessible to the key staff and board, and securely stored for future reference;
o Take on special assignments & attend events, to assist with the growth of CSSD in the communities of San Diego county;
o Oversee the Programs and Community Events, and further grow these to advance the mission of enrichment and education;
o Develop and Implement the strategic plan for 12-month, 3 and 5- year timeframes.
Potential start is September 15, 2017. Hours would be 16-20 minimum with potential for fulltime.
Starting salary is comparable to the part-time commitment.
Please submit your interest and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Old Globe is seeking an experienced, results-oriented, development professional to manage the operations of its development department and to work directly with and supervise major gifts and individual giving team members. This position will work with the Director of Development to create and implement development plans and reports, work with key staff to manage events and activities, identify and cultivate donor prospects, and manage donor stewardship.
The Old Globe is the nation’s sixth largest regional theatre with an annual budget of $24 million and an annual fundraising goal of more than $8.5 million. This position reports directly to the Director of Development and works with an accomplished development team of eleven. The Deputy Director attends to personnel and operations, allowing the Director to work with the Globe’s leadership donors, Board of Directors, and senior staff leadership to grow contributed income exponentially through a series of strategic funding initiatives.
Duties include supervising and working with development staff to execute focused and comprehensive strategies for identifying, engaging, soliciting, and stewarding donors of all levels and from all constituencies; helping to design and implement strategies to increase the number of and upgrade donors; managing key development projects, such as the annual Globe Gala and the Annual Meeting; leading the annual fund initiatives for the Friends of The Old Globe (donors under $2,500), Circle Patrons (donors over $2,500), and overseeing donor research.
The successful candidate must exhibit excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong leadership and interpersonal skills, and have familiarity with moves management systems. Knowledge of Tessitura is a plus. Master's degree (M.A.) or equivalent; or four to seven years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Must be able to pass a background check. Valid driver’s license, insurable driving record, and vehicle required. Reply with cover letter and resume to: Human Resources, HR@TheOldGlobe.org.^ Top
The Old Globe, San Diego’s largest performing arts organization is seeking a part-time Arts Engagement Teaching Artist to help support current programming initiatives. We have a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion and are looking for highly motivated, charismatic individuals with a strong background working with diverse multi-generational audiences.
Multilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Four to six years of experience as a professional theatre artist and/or educator required, including experience creating lessons plans and executing a plan of study. Practical theatrical experience with an emphasis on playwriting, directing, dramaturgy, and production a plus.
Candidates must have excellent communication and organizational skills as well as the ability to work both independently and collaboratively. Must be able to pass a background check. Some weekend and evening hours are required. Send cover letter and resume to HR@TheOldGlobe.org^ Top