SAN DIEGO PERFORMING ARTS DIRECTORY
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Please submit job openings to Christian St. Croix at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Reports to: Executive Artistic Director & Managing Director
Works with: Design and Production staff, Artistic Associate
Manages: Production staff and volunteers
Status: FTE (up to 40 hours/week) regular, non-exempt
Salary: Commensurate with experience and size of small professional theatre
The Production Manager is the main point of contact for the technical and production side of Diversionary Theatre and works closely with the Executive Artistic Director and Managing Director in fulfilling all duties and professional expectations. The Production Manager maintains the inventory of production equipment and facilities, and supports communication between the Executive Artistic Director, Managing Director and production staff on each show produced at Diversionary. The Production Manager is responsible for making sure the production schedule is adhered to, and the needs of the designers are met. The Production Manager may also stage manage select shows and cabarets produced on the Diversionary stage, as assigned by the Executive Artistic Director and Managing Director.
A key team member in maintaining the quality of the Diversionary experience, the Production Manager will also help preserve the general facilities, including front of house appearance and amenities, The Mainstage, the Black Box, and support the facilitation and organization of special events both on site and off site.
The Production Manager will be responsible for managing, scheduling and supporting all rentals of the Diversionary facility. This includes arranging walk-throughs, being the point person for technical requests from renters, completing rental memos, and maintaining the facilities calendar with accurate rental information.
The Production Manager will also work closely with the Managing Director on drafting and completing all contracts for production staff, as well as fulfilling Company Management needs of each production. Company Management needs include orienting production staff to Diversionary policies and procedures, including, but not limited to comp and ticket requests, catering support for first and technical rehearsals, and wardrobe laundry.
Production Manager Core duties include but are not limited to:
• Coordinate and oversee the technical production of the Mainstage, Cabaret and new play development programming
• Oversee the production schedule and ensure all production and design deadlines are met
• Oversee and support the scenic construction of each show in the Mainstage and Cabaret series
• Oversee and support the load-in, technical and dress rehearsals and preview performances of the Mainstage and Cabaret series
• Support scheduling and running Production Meetings on the Mainstage and Cabaret series
• As Resident Stage Manager, Stage Manage select Mainstage and Cabaret series productions as assigned by the Executive Artistic Director
• As Resident Stage Manager, work collaboratively with the Director and Designers on each production, as assigned Executive Artistic Director
• Work with the design staff of each production to meet their needs and execute their designs, as assigned Executive Artistic Director
• Operate, maintain and safeguards the technical assets of the theatre, including supervising the use of lighting, sound, communications equipment, and the use and maintenance of stage facilities.
• Determine the necessary technical supports, such as lighting, sound, staging, and special needs, necessary for events and performances presented at the facility in advance of production dates.
• Assist Guest Designers set up, maintain and operate lighting and sound systems for theatre, dance, music, and other productions and projects
• Advise stage managers and designers, on the technical specifications, costs and usage of technical equipment required for the individual show, and supervise the implementation of approved technical designs.
• Supervise and assist with set and stage construction and management.
• Assist in recruiting, training and assignment of volunteer or paid technical staff for individual shows.
• Orient facility renters and visiting productions to safety, technical characteristics and other areas of facility operations; supervise the use of the technical facilities by the resident company and others engaged by or renting the facility.
• Monitor the condition of equipment including lighting, sound, and rigging equipment; arrange for the repair and replacement within budgetary constraints; perform preventative maintenance on equipment.
• Assist with the preparation and control of production budgets; maintain inventory and order specialized supplies.
• Attend technical rehearsals, in order to supervise and assist in the technical aspects of mounting the show
• Make recommendations to Executive Artistic Director and Managing Director regarding capital purchases of technical equipment
• Provide Union/OSHA safety regulations for staff and well-being of theatre.
• Serve as a point of contact for all design departments pre-production, load-ins and strike schedules.
• Design and implement internship program for students and recent graduates in technical theatre
• Assist the Managing Director in engaging and supporting individuals and organizations who rent the Diversionary facility
• Oversee and coordinate management and servicing of the Diversionary facility
• Work with the Managing Director on drafting and contracting staff and personal for each mainstage and Cabaret production.
• Orient company members to the rules and regulations of Diversionary Theatre.
• Support and guide the Stage Manager for each production, including but not limited to laundry and craft services.
• Work with the Business Associate and Managing Director in ensuring that all production staff are paid in a timely manner.
• Fill in as FOH Manager and box office support as needed
• Regularly answer phone calls and selling tickets/reserving subscriber seats for individual shows
• Maintain a clean and tidy facility, including common areas, scenic shop and green room.
• Assist where needed in all fundraising and marketing activities
• Actively contribute to Diversionary Theatre’s overall image, brand and fulfillment of its mission as needed, participate in Board and committee meetings
• Other duties as assigned.
• Contribute to a professional, friendly work environment for guest artists and designers that strengthens Diversionary and the business of theatre entertainment.
• Remain current on technical advancements in design and production, and evolving best practices in production
• Assist where needed in all fund raising and marketing activities
• Assist with special events and promotions
• Actively contribute to Diversionary Theatre’s overall image, brand and fulfillment of its mission
• As needed, participate in Board and committee meetings
• Actively participate, engage in, and contribute to all Audience Engagement & Marketing activities, meetings and planning
Diversionary Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer; women and people of color encouraged to apply.
To apply by sending cover and resume to Matt Morrow, Executive Artistic Director at email@example.com before August 31, 2018. No phone calls please.
Business & Accounting Associate
Department: General Management
Reports to: Executive Director, Managing Director, and/or Board Treasurer
Status: Independent Contractor, (approximately 15 hours/week)
The Business & Accounting Consultant is responsible for processing accounts payable and receivable; making regular bank deposits and maintaining accounts and data in Quickbooks. In addition, collaborate with the Managing Director and Executive Artistic Director as needed in preparing reports, maintaining records, and developing and implementing accounting procedures.
Specific duties include:
• Process accounts payable according to company policies, procedures and timelines
• Maintain current and comprehensive accounts payable and accounts receivable reports in Quickbooks
• Maintain organized, easy-to-access files, archives and backup of financial data
• Work with Executive Artistic Director, Managing Director and Board Treasurer to refine, communicate and train staff on continually improving procedures.
Banking and accounts
• Reconcile Credit Card and Banking Statements
• Supervise banking and credit card reconciliations and tracking cash flow
• Process monthly donations
• Process payroll for employees and artist stipends
• Prepare and submit worker’s compensation, 1099s, tax reporting, vacation and other payroll and HR related reports
• Maintain vendor files and records
• File monthly “Bookkeeper Notes” which reports on the financial health and viability of the organization as whole.
• Oversee and maintain cash flow report
• Assist in generating and preparation of reports as directed
• Assist as needed in maintaining current records for the annual audit and tax filing
• Assist the engaged certified public accountant in preparing the annual audit
• Prepare the annual DataArts survey (formerly known as the California Cultural Data Project report)
• Participate in audience engagement and patron stewardship, when available
• Other duties as assigned
• Exceptional knowledge, skill and speed using QuickBooks and Excel
• Adept at operating in a small but growing and evolving company structure
• Strong ability and willingness to follow instructions precisely and meticulously
• Extremely organized, detail-oriented, and deadline-sensitive
• Excellent communication skills, especially in crafting and instructing other staff on procedures and polices
• Ability to handle multiple projects at once
• Advanced understanding of Quickbooks, reporting, accounts payable and receivable functions
• Advanced understanding of accounting procedures and reporting
• General knowledge of not-for-profit businesses
• Passion for advancing the business of theatre, arts and culture
• Strong and diverse understanding of payroll and general HR practices
• General knowledge of theatre business, especially actor and artist contracts
• Experience working with the DataArts (formerly known as the California Cultural Data Project)
Diversionary Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer; women and people of color encouraged to apply.
To apply by sending cover and resume to Matt Morrow, Executive Artistic Director at firstname.lastname@example.org before June 29, 2018. No phone calls please.^ Top
Vision Statement: Arts for Learning San Diego envisions a world where all students, families and communities imagine, create, and thrive through the arts.
Arts for Learning San Diego (A4LSD), the largest and oldest not-for-profit organization in San Diego County focusing solely on arts education services, provides arts learning opportunities for students, families and communities. A4LSD operates residencies, workshops, assemblies, family arts nights, and professional learning for teaching artists and classroom teachers. The purpose of this position is to oversee programs ensuring partnership alignment and quality of programs. This position works closely with the A4LSD Programs Team to ensure Professional Teaching Artist Development and quality of programs delivered. This is a critical leadership position in the ensuring programming direction and day-to-day operations are aligned with organizational mission and culture. This position serves as a liaison between the partner/school receiving services and the Arts Partners/Professional Teaching Artist’s delivering them. This position currently reports to the Programs Director, and receives program support from the Programs Coordinator position (when active).
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Supervises and/or coordinates with contractors to:
Skills and abilities:
The Program Manager should have a basic understanding of the arts education movement at the local, state, and national level including knowledge of the National Core Art Standards, (NCAS), California VAPA Standards, Common Core, Standards for Professional Learning, 21st Century Skills, STEAM movement, Media Arts and the Trauma-Informed/Restorative Justice movement. A Bachelor’s degree is required in arts, education, non-profit program management, or another relevant field. Deep knowledge of the arts education field, innovative visioning of the future, people skills, resilience, adaptability, great organizational skills, time management skills, the ability to prioritize, and strategic thinking skills are all needed for success in this position. This position requires an organized, self-starter with three to five years of non-profit arts program management is highly desired. A passion for arts education and serving the community is a must! A commitment to the mission/vision of A4LSD and believe in the power of arts education. Must be able to work well with people (artists, educators, staff) and possess excellent professional communication, curriculum writing skills, problem solving skills and be able to work with a diverse population. An entrepreneurial and self directed attitude. Comfortable multi-tasking and agility balancing multiple projects simultaneously. High professional ethical standards. Experience working with diverse communities and a commitment to cultural sensitivity and fluency. A sense of humor. A strategic, team oriented outlook paired with a keen attention to detail. Strong computer literacy is essential including Microsoft Suite, Constant Contact, Outlook, Salesforce, and Adobe. The ideal candidate for this position is able to move fluidly between both hemispheres of the brain, using strong analytical skills and attention to detail when necessary, as well as building strong relationships with all program partners that result in mutual respect and camaraderie. A life-long learner remaining grounded in best practices and new research via classes, conferences, research, etc. that will inform all aspects of duties and responsibilities.
SALARY AND BENEFITS
This is a FT exempt position (40 hours per week). Salary is commensurate with candidate’s qualifications and experiences. Paid vacation, holidays, sick days annually, Health and Retirement Benefits according to A4LSD benefit structure (per the A4LSD Employee Handbook) provided Employee successfully completes 90-day probationary period.
No phone calls.
Please e-mail your cover letter, resume and references to: Adrienne@artsforlearningsd.org
Arts for Learning San Diego is an equal opportunity employer and seeks workforce diversity with respect to race, ethnicity, gender, age, sexual orientation, and physical ability.
For more information on A4LSD please visit our website at www.artsforlearningsd.org^ Top