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Red Mountain Theatre Company

Experience Required

Mid (2-5 yrs exp)

Job Description
Red Mountain Theatre Company, Broadway Producers and 40-year-old regional theatre, is seeking a dynamic individual for the position of Technical Director as we move into a robust period of organizational growth, including a new arts campus.
 
RMTC is looking for an experienced, highly-motivated person to support our mission of creating powerful theatre experiences that enrich, educate, and engage audiences – nourishing the human spirit, fostering valuable life skills, and cultivating a deeper sense of community.
 
The Technical Director oversees all technical aspects of RMTC’s robust schedule of theatrical productions and is responsible for:
 
  • Leading and participating with a team in set and stage construction, to meet approved specifications on schedule and on budget for each project
  • Collaboration with other production departments and creative teams to bring the artistic vision of each project to fruition
  • Oversight and maintenance of the theatre’s technical facilities and assets
 
The ideal candidate has a strong proficiency and experience in the following areas:
 
  • Carpentry
  • Welding
  • Theatrical Scenic Construction
  • Large Format Plotters
  • Supervisory Experience
  • Rigging
  • Fabrication
  • Scenic Paint
  • Project Planning
  • Budget Planning, Tracking, and Estimates
  • Microsoft Office Suite and Outlook
 
Qualifications:
  • Graduate of an accredited four-year college or university
  • A minimum of two years as an Assistant Technical Director or equivalent experience in a producing theatrical scene shop
  • Advanced knowledge of ACAD or Vectorworks
  • Scenic Design experience preferred
 
Competitive salary and benefits offered. Send resume and cover letter to production@redmountaintheatre.org. No phone calls.
 
Red Mountain Theatre Company is an organization that inspires audiences through powerful theatre experiences led by professionals who deliver engaging performances produced and presented with artistic integrity. In addition to our theatre productions, we offer educational programs that build positive life skills for young people and provide growth opportunities for theatre professionals. Our Birmingham- based nonprofit organization has been inspiring audiences, changing lives and creating conversations through theatre experiences since 1979.

Walnut Street Theatre

Experience Required

Senior (5+ yrs exp)

Job Description
Walnut Street Theatre Director of Development
 
Walnut Street Theatre, America’s oldest theatre and one of the nation’s most financially stable arts organizations with a $16M annual budget, is accepting resumes for the position of Director of Development.   This senior management position reports to the President/Producing Artistic Director and is responsible for maintaining and growing a diverse portfolio of donors through the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of new and existing individual and institutional funders to achieve the organizations goals.
 
Key responsibilities include:
 
Annual Fund.  Develop innovative campaigns to increase funding from individuals, corporations and foundations. 
  • Individuals/Major Gifts:  Coordinate tele-fundraising, direct mail, major gifts, and planned giving solicitations.  Plan and implement donor acknowledgement procedures as well as donor appreciation/cultivation events.
  • Institutional Grants: Develop strategic vision for a wide array of grant opportunities.  Identify and secure Sponsorships for Mainstage, Studio and WST for Kids series productions.  Market and coordinate corporate box and premium seat sales programs.
  • Fundraising Events:  Oversee the implementation of a fall goods & services auction and a spring gala concert and reception. Work with Board and event committees to achieve goals.  
 
Capital Campaign.  Working with President/Producing Artistic Director and external consultants, supervise all capital campaign activities and staff including volunteer training and the identification, cultivation and solicitation of donor prospects.
 
Advocacy.  Oversee work of lobbyist and coordinate trustee efforts to garner the support of City, State and Federal officials.   
 
Board Management. Work collaboratively with trustees in committees and individually to strengthen institutional bonds and maximize the time, talents and connections in service to the theatre’s mission.  In concert with the Board Chair and President/Producing Artistic Director, develop meeting agendas and reports.  Provide assistance to Governance Chair in the management of trustee prospect process, including maintenance of a list of active candidates, updating prospect materials, and scheduling prospect interactions. Conduct new trustee orientations. Maintain records on trustee participation for Governance Committee evaluation purposes.
 
Relationship-Building.  Represent the theatre to stakeholders and community-at-large.  Work to engage a large and diverse community in the mission and programs of the theatre.
 
Annual Budgets.  Create and monitor income and expense budgets for development department.  Develop program budgets for various initiatives, as needed.  
 
Staff Management.  Supervise a team of three full-time employees and one apprentice. 
 
 
 
Qualifications:
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working closely with a Board of Trustees and related committees
  • Ability to initiate and build relationships with prospective donors, maintaining the highest degree of poise and professionalism
  • Proven organizational skills including the ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously, meet deadlines, and produce high quality results
  • Demonstrated results developing cultivation strategies and closing new gifts
  • Demonstrated understanding of the best practices in fundraising and current philanthropic trends
 
To apply:
Cover letter and resume may be submitted to Bernard Havard, President/Producing Artistic Director of Walnut Street Theatre via: walnutstreettheatrejobs@gmail.com
 
 
About Walnut Street Theatre:
Walnut Street Theatre is the largest producing theatre and the largest employer of artists in the Philadelphia, PA region.  The Walnut mounts three subscription series with a total of 15 productions annually with over 45,000 subscribers. The most well-known is the Mainstage Series, which features five productions that appeal to a broadly diverse audience; The Independence Studio on 3 offers an eclectic variety of classic, new and rarely produced plays and musicals; and WST for Kids Series is program of musicals based on popular children’s literature.  Over the past 31 years, the Walnut has built the largest theatre-based education program in the country. With activities based both at the theatre and in the classroom, the Walnut invests more than $1.1 million each year on programs which impact more than 150,000 children and families.   

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National Alliance for Musical Theatre

Experience Required

Intern/Fellowship

Job Description
The National Alliance for Musical Theatre (NAMT) is seeking a part-time Program Intern for the Summer. The Program Intern will divide time and duties between the Membership Department and New Works Department, assisting in various programs including the administration of our Fall Conference and 31st Annual Festival of New Musicals. The Program Intern will be required to be in the NAMT office in midtown Manhattan for at least one day (minimum of 4 hours) a week from July through August with the possibility of extending through the Fall. School credit available as applicable. The Internship is ideal for college students interested in learning more about arts administration, event planning and management, and the national musical theatre industry. (Current students only please.)
 
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Assist in the administration of the Festival of New Musicals and Fall Conference, including the reservation system, data entry, press releases and script/score prep.
  • Assist the New Works Director, Member Services Director and Development Associate on other programs and projects outside of the Festival and Fall Conference which may include special events, concerts, future conferences, database management, website maintenance, archive organization, and research.
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  • Required Skills:
  • General knowledge of regional theatres, musical theatre and New York theatre industry, and a willingness to learn even more.
  • Discretion when handling confidential or sensitive information.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel, excellent computer and online skills and a quick learner on new applications.
  • A passion for musical theatre.

To apply, please email a PDF of your resume with a brief cover letter in the body of the email to jobs@namt.org with the subject line "Program Intern [your last name]".

National Alliance for Musical Theatre

Experience Required

Consultant/Freelance

Job Description

The Line Producer for the National Alliance for Musical Theatre is a part-time position that will report to the Festival Producing Director and General Manager for the 31st Annual Festival of New Musicals, scheduled for October 24 and 25, 2019. Contract will commence on July 15 and end on November 1, 2019 (or whenever duties below have been completed and approved by management). This is a part-time, temporary position with no benefits and will be paid as an independent contractor.  National Alliance for Musical Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Each Line Producer will be assigned a set of 4 shows that will all share the same stage at New World Stages to line produce.

Pre-production Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Work closely with the Festival Producing Director and GM team to ensure a great pre-production, rehearsal and presentation process. 
  • Act as liaison between creative teams on four assigned shows and the Festival Producing Director on administrative and producing needs, including (but not limited to) casting, information collection, ticketing requests and staffing.
  • Act as liaison between creative teams and General Management.
  • Attend key dates, including, but not limited to: Official Festival production meetings at New World Stages, sound check dates (likely Monday, October 21), performance dates (October 24 and 25) and load out (Monday, October 28).
  • Working with Festival Producing Director, prompt show consultants and creative teams to complete tasks assigned to each show in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Collect all applicable Actors’ Equity Association paperwork from Stage Managers to give to Production Supervisor, including photography release forms and signature pages.
  • Promptly collect and keep up-to-date all contact sheets.
  • Be on-site at rehearsal for at least 3 hours a day when rehearsals are in session (approximately October 10-23), in collaboration with the other Line Producer and the Production Supervisor. Rehearsals will most likely start on October 14 and will be during the day, mostly during the week. 
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  • Festival Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Assist General Manager with load-in and load-out of festival equipment.
  • Serve as the venue coordinator for four productions/events in assigned venue.
  • Serve as on-site contact for creative teams at Festival to confirm that entire teams are on site, as well as ready to perform in consultation with the Production Supervisor.
  • Serve as on-site contact between the Festival and outside staff, artists and venue.
  • Manage stage changeovers between presentations with ushering talent off/onstage and setting up/breaking down of equipment.
  • During the Festival, the Line Producer will report to the General Manager and the Festival Producing Director.
  • Attend a post-festival meeting.
  • Other duties as assigned.
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  • Required Skills:
  • Knowledge of AEA stage reading guidelines and policies
  • Experience balancing multiple schedules for concurrent events
  • Maturity and professionalism to represent NAMT to well-known artists
  • Flexible schedule October 10-29, 2019
  • Working well under pressure
  • Ability to lift equipment up to 50 lbs and walk up to 100 ft unassisted, as needed
  • Excellent personnel skills to represent NAMT to vendors
  • Strong communication skills
  • Willingness to get your hands dirty and pitch in when needed
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  • Workload/Schedule
  • July-August:  5 hours per week
  • September –October 6: 10 hours per week
  • October 7-13: 20 hours per week
  • October 14-20: 40 hours per week
  • October 21-25: Full days
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  • Compensation

The position is part-time and temporary. The position will be paid $1500 flat fee and will not receive social security and unemployment insurance benefits.  No health benefits or paid time-off are included.  Payment will be issued $500.00 upon signing the contract, $500.00 on September 6 and $500.00 upon completion of the Festival and post-mortem documentation.  Payments will be paid by invoice from the contracted employee containing mailing address and social security number.

To Apply

Please email a PDF of your resume with a brief cover letter in the body of the email to jobs@namt.org with the subject line “Line Producer [your last name]”.