WORK WITH QUEER, ILL + OKAY

PUBLIC PROGRAMS ASSOCIATE

JOB DESCRIPTION

Report directly to the Program Director.

Understand the business strategy and assist Program Director in execution.

Work with Program Director to identify and build relationships with potential partners, sponsors, donors and third party vendors.

Communicate on behalf of the Program Director between creative and production teams.

Work with the General Manager to assist with administrative tasks as needed.

Attend all programming meetings and creative development meetings as requested by Program Director.

Act as sounding board for Program Director to test new ideas.

In conjunction with Program Director, General Manager and Production Manager, determine and aide in the execution of project timeline.

Create copy for marketing and development materials as needed.

Create and segments lists for internal and external communications, keep organizational and production archival inventory, assist with administrative tasks for long term organizational goals.

 

Perform other duties as requested by Program Director.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • At least two years relevant experience in a live theatrical production setting.

  • Strong written and communication skills.

  • Commitment to creating high-quality artistic events.

  • Strong organizational skills with an acute attention to detail.

  • Must be flexible and comfortable with a fast paced environment and have strong interpersonal skills.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel. Experience with QuickBooks, Wix, MailChimp, DropBox, Adobe Acrobat and Photoshop a plus.

 

This is a paid position for the production of QUEER, ILL + OKAY 2018 only.

NOTE: Priority will be given to individuals whose identities reflect the mission and goals of QIO's underserved and underrepresented populations particularly LGBTQ + GNC individuals living with HIV/AIDS or other forms of chronic illness as well as communities of color.

To apply please email resume and cover letter to Program Director Joseph Varisco at joseph.varisco@gmail.com with subject line "PRODUCING ASSISTANT POSITION".

PUBLIC PROGRAMS + PRODUCTION MANAGER

JOB DESCRIPTION

Report directly to the General Manager and Program Director.

Advances and coordinates production aspects of the process.

Provides an advanced level of expertise in all aspects of technical theatre production including but not limited to lighting, audio, and scenic elements.

Aids the General Manager and Program Director in the hiring process for design and production team. Works with Venue Manager, International Campaign Partnership (ICP) Manager and Design Team to ensure proper staffing.

Aids the General Manager in collecting payment information for all production, design and crew. Submits invoices for payment to General Manager.

Manages programming budgets for staff,  artists, rentals, and provide advice toward producing high level programming, submits all budget work to the General Manager.

Negotiates for and procures program equipment and services.

Establishes and maintains relationships with production vendors, partners, sponsors, and service providers.

Manages the production team in a manner that reflects the highest standards of respect, and professionalism.

Helps formulate policies relating to production services and implements those policies.

Demonstrates a talent for amicable problem solving and conflict resolution.

Attends regular operational meetings with Program Director and General Manager as necessary.

Schedules and runs programming meetings, facilitates clear and consistent communications between the Program Director and program team.

Schedules and manages the program processes.

Other duties as assigned by the General Manager and Program Director.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • At least two years relevant experience in public arts programming and/or theatrical production process in a management role.

  • Extensive knowledge of all aspects of event production.

  • Training or experience with Microsoft Office suite, Excel spreadsheets.

  • Good written and verbal communication skills. Excellent people skills.

  • A passion for the performing arts and the ability to provide excellence in their production.

  • Ability to self-direct and manage a high number of competing priorities simultaneously, with impeccable attention to detail and the ability to adhere to established and non-flexible deadlines for project completion.

 

This is a paid position for the production of QUEER, ILL + OKAY 2018 only.

NOTE: Priority will be given to individuals whose identities reflect the mission and goals of QIO's underserved and underrepresented populations particularly LGBTQ + GNC individuals living with HIV/AIDS or other forms of chronic illness as well as communities of color.

To apply please email resume and cover letter to Program Director Joseph Varisco at joseph.varisco@gmail.com with subject line "PUBLIC PROGRAMS + PRODUCTION MANAGER POSITION".