The Justice Theater Project (JTP) is a Raleigh based, non-profit, professional theater that produces shows focusing on topics of social concern. These shows are surrounded with outreach, education and advocacy. JTP is a gold star arts group, receiving State Arts Resources funding. JTP’s mission is to produce compelling theater experiences that create community dialogue and give voice to social concerns. This work is accomplished with the guidance of a Board of Directors, Executive Producer, Administrative Manager, Community Engagement Consultant, Financial Manager, Marketing Coordinator, Education and Outreach Coordinator, and Youth Programs Coordinator.
The successful candidate will be highly organized and able to work independently while also collaborating with staff, board members, and volunteers. The Associate Executive Producer will create, facilitate, develop and execute multiple administrative programs simultaneously while coordinating multiple areas of JTP’s professional productions to ensure a product that inspires, entertains, educates and is inclusive. Interest in the arts, theater, arts education, and art management is required as well as strong writing skills, outreach and presentation experience, and the ability to commit to facilitating all programming needs, which includes some nights and weekends.
The Associate Executive Producer is a full-time permanent position and is a visible and important public “face of JTP” to donors, grantors, patrons, and community partners. This position will work closely with the board and staff to continue to refine the public’s understanding and awareness of the purpose, goals, and accomplishments of The Justice Theater Project. The Associate Executive Producer reports directly to the Executive Producer, Melissa Zeph.
- Create and manage communications with board, committees, staff, interns, patrons, donors and business partners
- Work with staff to complete day-to-day production, outreach, education and marketing duties
- Engage with Executive Producer and staff members in fundraising campaigns and programs
- Coordinate and develop grants, donor packages with Executive Producer and staff
- Develop and schedule electronic, print and social media
- Coordinate and compile production, patron and ticketing data, monitor results
- Work with JTP Financial and Administrative Managers on ticketing, rights, personnel, and event management
- Work with staff, board and committees to ensure productions, marketing, educational components, grants and various procedural duties are on schedule
- Coordinate intern projects
- Manage, coordinate and update volunteer opportunities and volunteers
- Represent JTP at internal and external events
- Adjust schedule as needed to support shows, functions and outreach
- Four year/Two year college degree with course emphasis in Marketing and Communications; theater arts background required
- 2 years paid experience in a similar position
- Experience managing social media across multiple platforms
- Excellent customer service skills adherence to the highest ethical standards
- Strong writing skills, public speaking, dedication to timely correspondence and deadlines
- Experience with Google docs, Word, Publisher, Excel, PowerPoint, iContact, Signupgenius. Square, Squarespace, and/or similar programs
- The capacity to embrace challenges and thrive in an environment where creative ideas, independent thinking, personal accountability, and close collegial relationships are appreciated.
- Full-time permanent position
- $24,000 annual salary
- Paid vacation
- Paid sick leave
- Flexible work schedule – work from home or from our office
Submit resume and one-page cover letter summarizing 3 experiences that prepare applicant for this position
Submit general work samples:
- One sample promotional e-blast or similar communication
- One writing sample
Associate Executive Director Position
The Justice Theater Project
8208 Brownleigh Drive
Raleigh, NC 27617
Email to firstname.lastname@example.org
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE
Deadline: Applications process closes at 5:00 p.m. on January 20, 2018.
Cape Fear Regional Theatre (CFRT) seeks a full time Education Director to lead our expanding Education and Community Engagement programs. CFRT, now in its 58th season, has a long legacy of engaging youth through performance opportunities, classes, camps and Artists on the Go. This is a growing leadership role at the theatre, thanks to grants from the North Carolina Arts Council for Arts and Military Healing allowing us to expand our programming to Ft. Bragg as well Cumberland County’s Rural communities.
We believe in the power of storytelling and the visceral impact of live theatre. We strive for the highest standards of excellence in our artistic work, educational offerings, and outreach efforts. We provide the region a place to come together to laugh harder, think deeper, share our experiences and grow as a community.
The Education Director works under the Artistic Director and Managing Director and alongside Production, Marketing and Administration to ensure that we are offering the most impactful, creative and engaging programming for Cumberland County in NC.
Mainstage Productions and Camps:
- Direct the Best Christmas Pageant Ever, now in its 28th An annual community favorite, this show has three casts of 50-60 children.
- Direct and produce three summer camps for Kids (ages 6-9), Tweens (ages 10-14), and Teens (ages 15-19). The Kids camp is a revue, to be developed and written by the ED. The Tweens is a titled production; past shows have included: James and the Giant Peach or Madagascar. The Teens work on a show designed to develop a refined skillset, such as Twelfth Night or High School Musical.
The Studio, CFRT’s educational wing:
- Curate and administrate CFRT’s weekly classes and guest artist master classes
- Enroll students
- Produce a high quality parent share night
- Engage in a meaningful debrief and outcome to assess growth potential
Artists on the Go and Outreach
- Liaise with schools for Artist on the Go residencies
- Create lesson plans that relate to the show while advancing NC state teaching guidelines
- Prepares teaching guides for teachers attending our Mainstage Productions
- Leads talk backs with student groups
- Is called on to be guest artist at local schools, particularly in rural communities.
- Manages and oversees our new Military and Veterans Healing Arts Grant that supports our outreach program to bring classes to Ft. Bragg- the largest military installation in the United States.
Qualified applicants will have a BFA and 3 years of experience as a director/producer or arts administrator or an MFA in lieu of work experience. A love of theatre, working with children, directing family friendly shows often with youth. An understanding of how the arts can foster stronger communities. A desire to create and participate in a learning culture work environment. The ED will be responsible for developing and upholding their departments budget in order to foster long term sustained growth. Excellent written/oral communication skills; ability to multi-task across several projects; strong attention to detail.
Salary commensurates with experience. Cape Fear Regional Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply for this position.
To apply send cover letter that allows us to understand what your leadership, directing or teaching style is, along with your resume, salary requirements and 3 references to email@example.com.
Deadline: Wednesday, January 17th. Start date in February.
The University of North Carolina, Greensboro is now accepting applications for a nine-month, non-tenure track Lecturer in Musical Theatre faculty position in the School of Theatre, College of Visual and Performing Arts. Musical Theatre, currently a minor, is an emerging program with strong potential for growth in the School of Theatre as a concentration within the BFA Acting Program. The program will work across the College of Visual and Performing Arts in collaboration with the Schools of Music and Dance.
The School of Theatre seeks applications for a full-time Lecturer in Musical Theatre to begin August, 2018. This lecturer will work in close cooperation with the Musical Theatre Program Coordinator and report to the Director of the School of Theatre. She or he will also have a significant role in shaping the direction of this emerging area.
The successful candidate will take on varied responsibilities as the program demands, and we encourage applications from qualified candidates with a range of interests in this discipline. Responsibilities may include but are not limited to: music direction; song coaching; directing musical productions/scenes; and teaching musicianship skills for actors and dancers. Extensive knowledge of musical theatre repertoire, a knowledge of current trends in the professional industry, and the skills required to work within those trends are essential to this position. Preference will be given to those with strong piano skills. Voice training and/or experience teaching voice is highly desired, and we strongly prefer a candidate who can teach the History of Musical Theatre.
Other responsibilities may include advising students and participating in student recruitment; performing and other service at the department, college and university levels; participating in curriculum development and teaching of other courses to meet the needs of the program and its students.
The school seeks candidates who have a record of success teaching individuals from underrepresented groups in higher education and whose professional experiences have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education. Candidates are encouraged to describe how diversity issues have been or will be brought into their teaching and service.
Required education, qualifications, and experience:
MFA in Musical Theatre or commensurate degrees in Music and/or Theatre with extensive professional experience in Musical Theatre.
Preferred qualifications and experience:
We have a strong preference for candidates with: experience working with students in a college musical theatre program; an established relationship with the professional theatre industry; and ideally, experience working on the development of original musicals. Applicants with appropriate training, ability, and/or professional experience equivalent to the minimum degree may be considered.
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
To learn more or to apply to for this position, please visit our UNCGjobsearch website at https://jobsearch.uncg.edu and view position 999546.
About University of North Carolina at Greensboro
The School of Theatre at UNCG is a national leader of rigorous graduate and undergraduate programs of study that offer challenging combinations of theory and practice in performance, production and teacher training. A long and rich history of distinction, our alumni work in every area of the profession from design and performance to teacher education, and theatre for young audiences. https://vpa.uncg.edu/theatre
The College of Visual and Performing Arts was designated a North Carolina College of Distinction in 2017, is the largest and most comprehensive collegiate performing arts college in the state and one of the largest in the southeast and the country.
Greensboro, equidistant between Atlanta and Washington, DC, between the mountains and the seashore, has recently been designated an All-American City. Greensboro is extremely arts-oriented and, along with its sister cities in the “Triad” (Winston-Salem and High Point), provides a vital cultural stimulus to the entire Piedmont region and state of North Carolina.
The University of Greensboro campus is a vibrant and diverse community dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is committed to equality of employment opportunity and does not discriminate against applicants or employees based on race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status. Moreover, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro is committed to recruiting and advancing women and minorities at all faculty/staff levels.
ScienceTellers is looking for excited, animated performers to present our fun and interactive 45-minute programs throughout North Carolina this summer. There is NO need to be a scientist – we will teach you everything you need to know!
Compensation: $3,000 for up to 40 shows. (You will be paid even if we book you for fewer). We also pay mileage, tolls and parking. There are additional travel bonuses for long distance trips, as well as lodging and meal stipends. You get a 10% bonus for repeat customers and referrals. There is an evaluation (opportunity for a raise) after each summer.
Apply online at www.sciencetellers.com/jobs
Davidson Community Players (DCP) seeks a technical director to complement its production teams for five Main Stage and three youth shows each season.
Now in its fifty-second season, Davidson Community Players is a non-profit organization established to produce theatre that entertains, enriches, and encourages community participation in the dramatic arts. DCP operates a youth division for productions and education called The Connie Company. Both organizations have a long standing record of providing creative, authentic and affordable opportunities for both children and adults. Each year over 14,000 patrons attend our productions.
ABOUT THE POSITION
DCP seeks to hire a technical director. This position will report to the Executive Director and work closely with the Artistic Director and visiting directors. DCP produces shows at two venues: the 110 seat Armour Street Theater and the 525 seat Duke Family Performance Hall at Davidson College. The duties of the TD will vary based on the venue. For all shows the TD will:
- Build and load in the set for each production;
- Strike the set and load out immediately upon the conclusion of each production
- Purchase supplies and work within a budget for each show;
- Coordinate and supervise volunteers;
- In conjunction with artists and/or production representatives, read contracts and drawings or stage depictions to ascertain needs for the production; determine feasibility and make arrangements for special staging, rental equipment, special effects;
- Approve set and lighting designs with regard to safety, compatibility and scheduling considerations;
- Responsible for the safety of all special effects including rigging, and pyrotechnics;
- Maintain inventory and order specialized supplies while supervising and maintaining the scene shop;
- Attend and assist with technical rehearsals of all productions;
- Maintain a clean, safe and secure working environment;
- Report any accidents/incidents;
- Perform periodic safety checks on equipment and facilities, ensuring that safety guidelines are being met.
For shows at the Armour Street Theater, duties include
- Consult with the director to design the set;
- Assist in lighting and sound design as needed;
- Conduct light focus and programming of lights;
General responsibilities also include:
- Maintain and organize the scene shop;
- Maintain irregular and occasionally extended working hours;
- Supervise two summer technical theatre interns
- Monitor the condition of equipment including lighting, sound, and rigging equipment; arrange for the repair and replacement within budgetary constraints; perform preventive maintenance on shop and theatre equipment.
- Be capable of lifting, pushing or pulling objects up to 100 pounds using appropriate tools.
The Technical Director (TD) works with a great deal of independence and exercises independent judgment in performing a wide variety of duties. Close supervision is not normally required nor expected. Hours vary considerably based on the production schedule.
Compensation is competitive based on the expected hours to be worked. No additional benefits are offered with this position.
The qualified applicant will have at least two years of experience working in a scenic shop with previous experience as a Technical Director or Master Carpenter preferred. A degree in theater or related area of study is also preferred. Own transportation is required and oownership or use of a pick-up truck or similar vehicle for transporting equipment and small set pieces is a plus.
Lighting and set design experience is desired. Stage painting experience also preferred.
Candidates are required to have mechanical skills in the use of hand and power tools, be able to read and understand ground plans, design sketches, blue prints, construction plans, and be able to produce working drawings. Design opportunities may be available for the right candidate. Opportunities may exist to earn additional income.
To apply, please send a letter of interest and resume including a list of references to Executive Director Matt Merrell at firstname.lastname@example.org.
POSITION: Technical Director of Theatre
Barton College: School of Visual, Performing, and Communication Arts
STATUS: Full Time
The School of Visual, Performing and Communication Arts is accepting applications for the full-time position of Technical Director, to begin in August 2018. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Requirements | Qualifications
Master’s degree in Technical Theatre is preferred; consideration will be given to candidates with an appropriate undergraduate degree and several years of professional experience.
The Technical Director oversees all technical (design and production) aspects related to the Barton College theatre season, trains and supervises backstage crew, maintains theatre facility, organizes and manages paid student workers and practicum students; stocks and maintains tools and equipment, scenic and lighting supplies, maintains prop and costume stock and storage facilities. Additionally, the TD should be able to design sets and lighting, as well as produce technical drawings and/or models for 3-4 annual College mainstage and student productions, be familiar with basic sound, props, costume design, and may be called upon to teach appropriate stagecraft courses (independently or collaboratively). Familiarity with digital media, projections, welding a plus. With the Kennedy Family Theatre, Barton College has a state-of-the-art blackbox performance space on campus, and the Theatre Program frequently produces (or co-produces) in other area proscenium and blackbox theatres. The TD should expect to be a leader both on campus and in the greater Wilson arts community.
The TD reports to the Director of Theatre, and works closely with many SVPCA faculty. The candidate must understand and adhere to flexible theatre hours and production schedules, must facilitate and be present for production meetings, technical rehearsals, and strikes.
Compensation will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
To Apply For This Position
Please electronically submit a letter of application relating education, experience, and teaching philosophy; three letters of recommendation, sample portfolio/images of production work, and current curriculum vitae to email@example.com.
The North Carolina Theatre Conference (NCTC) is searching for a part-time Marketing Manager, to be based at our Greensboro, NC headquarters. The mission of NCTC is to strengthen NC’s vibrant theatre industry and engage tomorrow’s artists, audiences and advocates. The Marketing Manager will join our Executive Director and General Manager in service to the statewide theatre community.
The successful candidate will have at least 3 years of paid career experience in arts/non-profit marketing and communications. Graphic design, website management and basic coding skills are essential. This position requires innovation and flexibility, and the ability to work quickly and masterfully with minimal resources.
Hours: 15-20 hours/week.
Compensation: $18-20/hour, depending on experience. The employee will have the opportunity to contribute to a SIMPLE IRA plan with a 3% company match. Health insurance benefits are not available.
Work Schedule: Hours are flexible and some working from home is possible, though this position will require in-office hours each week. Some evenings, weekends and travel will be required (with advance notice).
Start Date: February 2018
Primary Responsibilities Include:
- Create and implement marketing plans to ensure the organization’s consistent achievement of mission and goals
- Work to build upon and enhance the organization’s brand and public image
- Develop core messages, relevant data, and member stories to be used in all facets of resource development
- Design and execute key artwork, descriptive copy, and printed materials for all programs and events
- Serve as creative director and primary content manager of nctc.org
- Create and implement email marketing campaigns and direct communication initiatives
- Maintain social media pages/campaigns
- Write press releases and generate media coverage for programs and events
Provide assistance (in preparation and on-site) for programs and events
Skills and Characteristics:
- Strong understanding of marketing concepts including digital marketing strategy
- Expertise in Adobe Creative Suite, Constant Contact (or comparable e-marketing system), WordPress and Microsoft Office Suite
- Expertise in graphic design, website management, basic coding and photography
- Effective communicator with strong writing skills
- Strategic and analytical skills with the ability to work at the conceptual level as well as the implementation phase
- Exceptional planning, organization and interpersonal skills
- Bonus: the ideal candidate will love theatre, will be passionate about arts education, and excited to advance public participation and support for the arts in NC
Send resume, cover letter (no more than one page, detailing work experiences that prepared applicant for position) and work samples to Executive Director Angie Hays: firstname.lastname@example.org. Work samples should include website design work (link or screenshots), created artwork/advertising images and a press release or other writing sample. Please send all materials in a single email.
Resume review will begin immediately; interviews will start in early January.
Employment opportunities at the North Carolina Theatre Conference are available to all, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran’s status, age, marital status, or disability.
JOB CLASS TITLE: Arts Program Administrator
POSITION NUMBER: 60083918
DEPARTMENT: Dept of Natural and Cultural Resources
DIVISION/SECTION: N.C. Arts Council / Creative Economies
SALARY RANGE: $41,125.00 – $68,197.00 Annually
RECRUITMENT RANGE: $41,125 – $51,515
SALARY GRADE / SALARY GRADE EQUIVALENT: 71
COMPETENCY LEVEL: Not Applicable
APPOINTMENT TYPE: Permanent Full-Time
WORK LOCATION: Wake County
OPENING DATE: 12/04/17
CLOSING DATE: 01/12/18 5:00 PM Eastern Time
DESCRIPTION OF WORK:
Salary Grade 71
Recruitment Range: $41,125 – $51,515
This position is located at:
109 E. Jones Street
The Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (DNCR) vision is to be the leader in using the state’s natural and cultural resources to build the social, cultural, educational and economic future of North Carolina. Our mission is to improve the quality of life in our state by creating opportunities to experience excellence in the arts, history, libraries and nature in North Carolina by stimulating learning, inspiring creativity, preserving the state’s history, conserving the state’s natural heritage, encouraging recreation and cultural tourism, and promoting economic development.
For nearly 50 years, the North Carolina Arts Council has invested in artists and arts organizations to create an enviable arts infrastructure that reaches every corner of our state. The arts make North Carolina a great state to live and work.
Description of Work:
The Arts in Communities Director is responsible for managing programs that support North Carolina’s local arts councils and community arts organizations. Duties include, but are not limited to:
- Overseeing a grant budget of more than $3.2 million that includes the Grassroots Arts Program. This program distributes funds on a per capita basis to all 100 counties through one of the country’s largest networks of local arts agencies
- Providing consultations and direct technical assistance to local arts councils and community-based arts groups on a range of issues to strengthen operations, ensure relevancy and sustainability in their communities, and maintain compliance with state grant requirements and standards
- Developing training materials, online resources, and professional development opportunities for local arts councils including a biennial conference
- Working collaboratively both internally and externally to develop initiatives and projects that help advance the community arts field and the work of the agency
- Supervising Community Arts Coordinator who helps with constituent assistance and development, and grants management.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES / COMPETENCIES:
** To receive credit for your work history and credentials, you must provide the information on the application form. Any information omitted from the application form, listed as general statements, listed under the text resume section, or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit. **
To qualify for this position, you must meet ALL the following KSAs listed below:
- Strong knowledge and understanding of community arts and local arts council field
- Proven ability to interact with both internal and external stakeholders of all levels
- Demonstrated leadership and administration skills
- Proven problem-solving and facilitation skills
- Accuracy, attention to detail, and ability to organize, analyze, and synthesize information and meet deadlines
- Proven ability to read and understand budgets and financial statements
- Knowledge of nonprofit organizations and understand their operations and issues
- Strong communication skills both orally and in writing, and can speak effectively in public
- Ability to work frequent nights and weekends and travel throughout the state.
- Experience with grant writing and grant application review
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
- Graduation from a four-year college or university preferably with a degree in art, English, one of the performing arts or arts administration, depending upon specific area of program assignment, and three years of experience directly related to the specific program area of assignment, two of which must have been in a consultative or administrative capacity within an arts organization
- An equivalent combination of education and experience.
SUPPLEMENTAL AND CONTACT INFORMATION:
The Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (DNCR) selects applicants for employment based on required education and experience and job-related knowledge, skills, and abilities without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, political affiliation or political influence.
Please be sure to complete the application in full. Resumes may be uploaded with your application, but will not be accepted in lieu of a fully completed application and will not be considered for qualifying credit. “See Resume” or “See Attachment” will NOT be accepted and will render your application incomplete.
Information should be provided in the appropriate areas, to include the following: Education, including high school and all degrees obtained, Work Experience, and Certificates & Licenses. It is critical to our screening and salary determination process that applications contain comprehensive candidate information.
Answers to Supplemental Questions are not a substitute for providing all relevant information within the body of your application. In order to receive credit for the supplemental questions, you must provide supporting information within the “Work Experience” section of the application, to support your answers
Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. Transcripts, and degree evaluations may be uploaded with your application.
To obtain veterans preference, you must scan and upload a copy of your DD-214 or discharge orders.
Technical issues submitting your application, please call the NeoGov Help Line at 855-524-5627.
Applicants requesting and receiving an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are eligible to submit paper applications via mail or by fax. Please call the human resources office for assistance.
If multiple applications are submitted to an individual posting, only the most recent application received prior to the closing date will be accepted. Applications must be submitted by 5:00 PM on the closing date.
Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information regarding the status of your application over the phone. To check the status of your application, please log in to your account and click on “Application Status”. Upon the closing date, applications are “Under Review” and will be screened by Human Resources for the qualified applicants. The hiring process may take an average of 6 – 8 weeks.
It is the policy of the State of North Carolina and the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources that all employees provide proof of employment eligibility (immigration and naturalization) on the first day of employment. We participate in E-Verify (Employment Eligibility Verification System).
N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources
Division of Human Resources
4603 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-4603
APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
Virginia Theatre Association (VTA), the premier theatre association for the Commonwealth of
Virginia, is seeking a full-time Executive Director to lead and advance its mission and goals as a comprehensive theatre network. VTA is a member of the Southeastern Theatre Conference, the nation’s largest theatre organization.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the association’s consistent achievement of mission and financial objectives. The Executive Director, working with the Board of Directors, helps to define the association’s vision and mission and ensures all current and proposed programs, products, services, and events align with them.
The Executive Director of Virginia Theatre Association must be a dynamic leader with excellent
business skills, a collaborative spirit, and a passion for theatre in the Commonwealth. A full job
description is available from the VTA Personnel Committee and is included with this
Applications must send a resume and cover letter electronically, with the subject line “ED JOB APPLICANT” to:
Matthew Armentrout, Chair VTA Personnel Committee
Search Close Date: January 8, 2018
Salary: $47,000 – $53,000
Health Insurance Stipend: $5000
BA/BS Degree, graduate degree preferred
Final Interviews will occur on February 18, 2018. Target start date is March 1, 2018.