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Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival/Merry Go Round Playhouse, Inc.

Experience Required

Senior (5+ yrs exp)

Job Description
Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival and Merry-Go-Round Playhouse
Job Posting:  Immediate Hire – DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT
 
Director of Development
The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival in Auburn, NY seeks an experienced, dynamic, and highly motivated full-time Director of Development.  The Director of Development will lead and elevate the theatre’s fundraising efforts to achieve an annual fundraising goal of $1.2 million.  The ideal candidate will shape and enhance an active first-class department as well as cultivate and maintain strong relationships with donors, sponsors, and key individuals within the community.
 
About MGR/FLTMTF
Founded in 1958 and located in the picturesque Finger Lakes region, The Merry-Go-Round Playhouse/Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival consists of two divisions:  the largest professional producing musical theatre organization in New York State, outside of NYC; and one of the largest youth theatre operations in the country.  MGR/FLMTF has an annual operating budget of $5.4M, plays to over 180,000 patrons and students year round and employs over 400 staff members and guest artists each year.
 
The season offers programming on multiple stages showcasing large-scale Broadway favorites, regional premieres, world premieres, contemporary and edgier shows, and holiday fare.  MGR/FLMTF is committed to local economic transformation and development of the arts in the Finger Lakes region while upholding a high regard within the theatre community for its artistry and execution.
 
Essential Job Functions
 
Fundraising
Direct all fundraising activities including an annual campaign, capital campaigns, show sponsorships, and both planned and board giving; track progress of pending and secured gifts; work closely with Board president and committee chair to achieve all goals; increase exposure of the organization on a national level through individual and foundation support, corporate sponsorships and industry networking; manage and develop relationships with current and potential funders; interact regularly with donors, board members, and community leaders while representing the theatre at company events as well as other community events; research new foundations, corporations, and opportunities to capture and cultivate prospective funders; create and execute materials to be used in fundraising solicitations; provide personalized service to all foundations, corporations, government agencies and major individual donors to ensure funders receive proper benefits, acknowledgements, recognition, and reports; generation of all necessary reports; delegate workload and supervise a direct report.
 
Grant Program Development
Generates reports for Board of Trustees, funders, and staff; maintain current grant strategy and identify new grant opportunities, both in the public and private sectors; supervise and maintain all records of donation and grants.
 
Donor Relations
Maintain and continue to cultivate relationships with existing donors, patrons, funders, and sponsors; establish new relationships and expand current network of fundraising prospects; identify opportunities to spotlight fundraising efforts to the community through press releases and news stories; monitor Board Giving and manage the Development Committee of the Board.
 
Event Planning and Management
Lead and oversee all annual fundraising events; plan all corporate parties and opening night events; lead planning efforts including coordination and execution of annual fundraising Gala; coordination and communication of donor events; ensure events run smoothly and operate as both emcee and host of events.
 
Working Requirements
Full time commitment; extended hours as required during the height of the season, including all opening nights/events and any fundraising/donor/patron events at the theatre; some regional travel – Syracuse, Rochester, Ithaca, etc.; must be highly motivated and able to work collaboratively within the team as well as independently; terrific people skills, upbeat and proactive approach.
 
Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 5 years development experience; proven track record of raising over $1 million annually; knowledge of central New York locales, residents, arts-scenes, and philanthropy a major plus; self-motivator with strong management and leadership skills; strong verbal and written communication skills; strategic thinker with pleasing and discerning personality; knowledge of data base programs (knowledge of ProVenue Max a plus).
 
Compensation
Salary at industry standards with health benefits and paid vacation time.
 
To Apply
Email cover letter, resume, salary history, and target salary range, along with three references to Recruitment@FingerLakesMTF.com with subject line:  Development Director.  No phone calls please.  Hiring date: March 6, 2017.

Maine State Music Theatre

Experience Required

Mid (2-5 yrs exp)

Job Description
Maine State Music Theatre, a CORST X AEA resident summer music theater, is looking for an Assistant Technical Director for our 2017 season.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting the Technical Director with supervising the scene shop staff, cost estimating, material(s) purchase, building and installation of sets, maintenance of set, strike/load-out, and shop maintenance.

Proficiency in the following areas: CAD and manual drafting, carpentry, welding, rigging, scenic construction techniques and production scheduling.

Seeking an individual with strong organizational, technical, leadership, and communication skills.
 
Season: ALWAYS PATSY CLINE, GUYS and DOLLS, GREASE, Disney’s NEWSIES, 2 Monday night concerts and 2 in-house TYA productions.

We offer competitive salary, housing and the beautiful Maine coastline.

Employment Dates: May 29 – August 27, 2017.  Proof of a valid drivers license and clean driving record must be provided when applying and be able to lift 25lbs.

Please send resume, cover letter, driving record and 3 work related references, with phone numbers and email addresses to: Kathi Kacinski, Company Manager: msmtcm@gmail.com. 
 
MSMT is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 

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Maine State Music Theatre

Experience Required

Mid (2-5 yrs exp)

Job Description
Maine State Music Theatre, a CORST X AEA resident summer music theater, is looking for an Assistant Technical Director for our 2017 season.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: interviewing and supervising a crew of 6, cost estimating, material(s) purchase, building and installation of sets, maintenance of set, strike/load-out, and shop maintenance. STRONG proficiency in the following areas: CAD and manual drafting, carpentry, welding, rigging, scenic construction techniques and production scheduling. Seeking an individual with strong organizational, technical, supervisory, and communication skills and must be able to lift at least 25lbs. This position requires driving MSMT company vehicles. 

Proof of a valid driver’s license and clean driving record must be provided when applying.

Season: ALWAYS PATSY CLINE, GUYS and DOLLS, GREASE, Disney’s NEWSIES, 2 Monday night concerts and 2 in-house TYA productions.

We offer competitive salary, housing and the beautiful Maine coastline.

Employment Dates: May 22 – August 28, 2017.

Please send resume, cover letter, driving record and 3 work related references, with phone numbers and email addresses to: Kathi Kacinski, Company Manager: msmtcm@gmail.com. 
 
MSMT is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 

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Maine State Music Theatre

Experience Required

Mid (2-5 yrs exp)

Job Description
COSTUME SHOP MANAGER
Maine State Music Theatre, a CORST X AEA resident summer music theater, is looking for a COSTUME SHOP MANAGER for our 2017 season.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: interviewing, hiring and supervising a staff of 5, coordinate with rental houses, organize build/fitting schedules, maintain materials/labor budgets, oversee fittings, & supervise shopping.
 
Applicants should have superior knowledge of costume construction, significant costume administration experience, strong leadership and communication skills, and able to lift at least 25lbs
 
Season: ALWAYS PATSY CLINE, GUYS and DOLLS, GREASE, Disney’s NEWSIES, 2 Monday night concerts and 2 in-house TYA productions.

We offer competitive salary, housing and the beautiful Maine coastline.  Employment Dates: May 22 – August 28, 2017.   Proof of a valid drivers license and clean driving record MUST be provided when applying.

Please send resume, cover letter, driving record and 3 work related references, with phone numbers and email addresses, to: Kathi Kacinski, Company Manager: msmtcm@gmail.com.
 
MSMT is an equal opportunity employer.
 

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Maine State Music Theatre

Experience Required

Mid (2-5 yrs exp)

Job Description
Maine State Music Theatre, a CORST X AEA resident summer music theater, is looking for an Assistant Master Electrician for our 2017 season.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting ME with supervising the electrics staff, all phases of installation, operation, maintenance, repair lighting equipment, programming, supervise the execution of the lighting plots, hang, focus, and budgeting.   Running Projections 1st week of each shows run.  Training members of the Electrics staff to run projections for the rest of the run of each show.  Successful candidate will have excellent programming skills, rigging experience, and a thorough knowledge of standard theatrical practices.  Light Board and Spot Light Operator when necessary.
 
Season: ALWAYS PATSY CLINE, GUYS and DOLLS, GREASE, Disney’s NEWSIES, 2 Monday night concerts and 2 in-house TYA productions.

We offer competitive salary, housing and the beautiful Maine coastline.  Employment Dates: May 29 – August 12, 2017.  This position requires driving MSMT company vehicles.  Proof of a valid drivers license and clean driving record MUST be provided when applying.

Please send resume, cover letter, driving record and 3 work related references, with phone numbers and email addresses, to: Kathi Kacinski, Company Manager: msmtcm@gmail.com.
 
MSMT is an equal opportunity employer.
 

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Maine State Music Theatre

Experience Required

Mid (2-5 yrs exp)

Job Description
Maine State Music Theatre, a CORST X AEA resident summer music theater, is looking for a Master Electrician for our 2017 season.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: interviewing, hiring and supervising a staff of 5-6, all phases of installation, operation, maintenance, repair lighting equipment, programming, supervise the execution of the lighting plots, hang, focus, and budgeting.  
 
Successful candidate will have excellent programming skills, rigging experience, a thorough knowledge of standard theatrical practices and able to lift at least 25lbs.
 
Season: ALWAYS PATSY CLINE, GUYS and DOLLS, GREASE, Disney’s NEWSIES, 2 Monday night concerts and 2 in-house TYA productions.

We offer competitive salary, housing and the beautiful Maine coastline.  Employment Dates: May 25 – August 28, 2017.  This position requires driving MSMT company vehicles.  Proof of a valid drivers license and clean driving record MUST be provided when applying.

Please send resume, cover letter, driving record and 3 work related references, with phone numbers and email addresses, to: Kathi Kacinski, Company Manager: msmtcm@gmail.com.
 
MSMT is an equal opportunity employer.
 

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Maine State Music Theatre

Experience Required

Mid (2-5 yrs exp)

Job Description
Maine State Music Theatre, a CORST X AEA resident summer music theater, is looking for an Assistant Costume Shop Manager for our 2017 season.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Assisting the Costume Shop Manager with the following:  supervision of shop staff, organize build/fitting schedules, maintain materials/labor budgets, oversee fittings, supervise shopping.  Applicants should have knowledge of costume construction, significant costume administration experience, and strong leadership and communication skills.
 
Season: ALWAYS PATSY CLINE, GUYS and DOLLS, GREASE, Disney’s NEWSIES, 2 Monday night concerts and 2 in-house TYA productions.

We offer competitive salary, housing and the beautiful Maine coastline. Employment Dates: May 29 – August 12, 2017.  Proof of a valid drivers license and clean driving record must be provided when applying and be able to lift 25lbs.

Please send resume, cover letter, driving record and 3 work related references, with phone numbers and email addresses, to: Kathi Kacinski, Company Manager: msmtcm@gmail.com.  MSMT is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 


 

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