Job Listings

Job Listings

Arts North Carolina maintains a comprehensive listing of job opportunities in the arts in North Carolina. Listings are included in Arts North Carolina’s bi-weekly e-blasts and maintained on this page. Organization Members may submit unlimited listings at no charge. Non-members pay $100 per listing. Submit your job description and link to christine@artsnc.org. Contact Christine Olson at 919/834-1411 to make a payment and schedule the listing.

  • Philharmonic Association – Executive Director
  • Kidznotes – Artistic Director
  • North Carolina Symphony – Database Manager
  • Arts North Carolina – Marketing Associate
  • Ayden Elementary ​School (Pitt County) – Visual Art Teaching Position​
  • The Justice Theater Project – Associate Executive Producer
  • The Lost Colony – Marketing & Communications Coordinator
  • Cucalorus Film Festival – Development Director
  • Penland School of Crafts – Summer Internships
  • Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University – Curator/Director of Academic Initiatives
  • Cape Fear Regional Theatre – Education Director
  • NC Theatre Conservatory – Outreach Administrator
  • Greenville Museum of Art – Assistant Curator of Exhibitions and Collections
  • John C. Campbell Folk School – Development Coordinator
  • American Dance Festival – 2018 School Summer Staff Positions
  • American Dance Festival – Video Producer and Editor
  • American Dance Festival – Summer Production Staff
  • American Dance Festival – Summer Internships
  • North Carolina Theatre Conference – Marketing Manager
  • UNCSA – Director of Creative Services
  • The Mint Museum – Exhibition Graphics Designer
  • NC Theatre – Sales and Marketing Manager
  • Davidson Community Players – Technical Director
  • Brevard Music Center – 2018 Summer Staff Openings
  • Penland School of Crafts – Director of Operations
  • ArtsGreensboro – Vice President of Development & Community Relations
  • McColl Center for Art + Innovation – Director of Development
  • PlayMakers Repertory Company – Assistant Director of Development
  • Durham Arts Council – Summer Camp Instructors
  • UNCSA – Director of Creative Services
  • North Carolina Opera – Box Office Administrator
  • Toe River Arts Council – Executive Director
  • The ArtsCenter (Carrboro) – ArtsCamp & Afterschool Arts Immersion Teaching Artists
  • Surry Arts Council – Artistic Director
  • Surry Arts Council – Director of Finance
  • ECU School of Theatre and Dance – Assistant Professor, Directing & Acting
  • Imurj Café and Studios – Videographer
  • The ArtsCenter (Carrboro) – Development Director
  • Charlotte Symphony – Subscription Sales Associate (Part Time)
  • FRANK Gallery – Gallery Manager
  • NC Theatre – Senior Development Officer
  • Campbell University Department of Theatre Arts – Technical Director (Part Time)
  • UNCW Office of Arts – Temporary Theatre Technician Local Crew Positions
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    Philharmonic Association

    Position: Executive Director

    Reports to: PA Board of Directors
    Job Type: Full-time, 40+ hours per week
    Salary based upon experience

    Philharmonic Association Overview:

    The mission of the Philharmonic Association is to provide an opportunity for young musicians to learn, understand, and perform all genres of great classical and jazz music; to provide professional training to promote the students’ participation in and lifelong understanding and love of great classical and jazz music; and to increase family awareness and community interest in order to ensure continuing appreciation of, participation in, and financial support of these musical activities.

    The Philharmonic Association (PA) provides opportunities to musicians, grades 4 – 12, to participate in a multi-level program currently sponsoring five orchestras, four jazz ensembles, and four chamber groups and serving hundreds of musicians through year-round programming. The PA seeks to provide both beginning ensemble training in supportive non-competitive environments, as well as top-level groups that inspire serious young musicians selected through a rigorous audition process.

    Job Description

    Reporting to the PA Board of Directors, the Executive Director will have responsibility for implementing the organization’s strategic goals, fundraising initiatives, developing and administrating program activities, leading the day-to-day administrative functions, and ensuring that staff and volunteers are in place to meet operational needs. The individual selected must be highly organized and creative to continue the Philharmonic Association’s position as a highly regarded musical arts organization. The Executive Director will support our established culture of professional musical education and ensemble experiences for young musicians.

    The Executive Director should create and enhance connections with a variety of constituents, including parents, students, community members, donors, leaders of other artistic/cultural organizations, and others with a vested interest in youth music education.

    Key responsibilities include:

    • Manage the day-to-day operations.
    • Work closely with the Board and staff to achieve the PA’s mission and lead in the execution of strategies outlined in strategic plan.
    • Develop Board membership to provide the additional expertise required by an organization with a small paid staff.
    • Work closely with the Treasurer and Administrative Manager, overseeing the financial budget to ensure fiscal health and ensure long-term financial stability.
    • Manage and document finances throughout the year.
    • Support the artistic vision and direction of the PA as defined by the Artistic Director, Artistic Staff, and/or the Board of Directors.
    • Manage staff as well as recruit, coordinate and support the work of volunteers.
    • Able to participate in the PA’s schedule of activities and events during the week, evenings and weekends.
    • Able to manage multiple concurrent programs and deadlines.

    Areas of Responsibility:

    • Venues: Research and secure venues for auditions, rehearsal, and concerts.
    • Financial: Insure that Administrative Manager pay bills and make deposits; pay FICA, State with holding and sales tax, and file Form 941 and all other required tax forms; Coordinate annual audit; Create annual budget and report regularly to Board on attainment.
    • Development: Research, write, and manage grant proposals. Help create and execute annual fundraising.
    • Marketing: Work with Board members and contracted staff to create and execute marketing plan, including advertising, publicity, website development, and social media presence.
    • Human Resources: Hire and manage staff as needed with available resources.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications and Education Requirements

    • Personal knowledge of the culture of a professionally run orchestra.
    • Experience in a non-profit arts organization (preferably small) leadership position.
    • Successful experience managing and supervising staff and volunteers.
    • Proven fundraising experience.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills.
    • A passion for and knowledge of artistic endeavor.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
    • Ability and wiliness to learn other programs used by the PA including Sales Force, Form Assembly, Wikispaces, Vertical Response email marketing, Adobe InDesign, EventBrite and Sign Up Genius. At least a minimal knowledge of HTML also preferred.

     

    Application Process

    Please provide the following:

    • Letter of intent including availability date.
    • Resume
    • The narrative from a successfully funded grant application, if available.
    • A one-page essay about why you want this position and your vision for the future of the Philharmonic Association.

    Submit Resume to Joseph Fuller: jfuller@allaboutpeople.net

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    Kidznotes

    Position: Artistic Director

    Kidznotes seeks an Artistic Director to cultivate and implement the artistic vision of a thriving arts organization through an unwavering commitment to the fundamentals of El Sistema and a thorough knowledge of music pedagogy. The Artistic Director delivers this vision through management of a passionate, high-performing team of teaching artists and administrators. This is a full time position reporting directly to the Executive Director.

    Organization Summary:

    Kidznotes is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization that changes lives through ever expanding participation in youth orchestras, bands, and choirs. Kidznotes is inspired by El Sistema, Venezuela’s world-renowned National System of Children and Youth Orchestras established in 1975, which has transformed the lives of over two million children from impoverished circumstances in Venezuela. Kidznotes was founded in Durham, North Carolina in 2009. In the 2017-18 school year, Kidznotes enrolled 450 public school students in grades Pre-K – 10, partnering with ten Title 1 elementary schools in Raleigh and Durham. Kidznotes provides full scholarships for each student, 10 hours of orchestral training each week, an instrument of their own, lessons in music theory and literacy, and opportunities throughout the year to excel and perform.

    A successful Artistic Director is responsible for:

    • Developing and implementing an ambitious Artistic Vision for Kidznotes based upon the organization’s strategic plan and the fundamentals of El Sistema
    • Managing a high performing team of administrators and teaching artists
    • Creating and stewarding formal relationships with partner artistic organizations
    • Ensuring rigorous and developmentally appropriate instruction through observation, feedback, modeling, and professional development of teaching artists.
    • Working in partnership with Program Director to execute public and private performances by all Kidznotes ensembles
    • Assisting finance staff and ED in preparing and managing program budget
    • Supporting development staff in the creation of a culture of philanthropy at all levels of the organization
    • Ensuring a very safe and very charged nucleo culture and environment
    • Selecting appropriate orchestral and choral repertoire for students at all levels and abilities

    Qualifications:

    • Experience in an arts leadership position with demonstrated success as a manager and instructor
    • Ability to thrive in a fast–paced work environment and able to manage multiple priorities
    • Team player and builder, with excellent interpersonal oral and written communication skills, and public speaking experience
    • Creative intellect, a strong work ethic, and a good sense of humor
    • Willingness to work evenings and weekends
    • Experience working with children from diverse ethnic and economic backgrounds
    • Master’s Degree in Education or comparable classroom education experience
    • Spanish Language proficiency preferred

    Compensation: Competitive compensation and benefits package commensurate with experience

     
    Please submit cover letter, résumé, and references to Nick Malinowski, Kidznotes Executive Director, at nick@kidznotes.org by February 25, 2018.

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    North Carolina Symphony

    Position: Database Manager

    Classification: Exempt
    Immediate Opening (February 2018)

    SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:

    Serves as the system administrator of the North Carolina Symphony (NCS) patron and transactional database, Archtics. This position will serve as the NCS Superuser for Archtics – maintaining the integrity of the database, creating detailed reporting and analysis, providing training, and working closely with the NCS box office and the marketing and philanthropy teams. Collaborates with Philanthropy and Marketing teams to develop programs and strategies to build relationships with core patrons. This position assesses the effectiveness of a comprehensive program to earn and grow loyalty among NCS patrons that results in increased ticket buying and giving. By continually exceeding patron expectations, this position will report on patron loyalty as customers progress up the patron value ladder. While this position will assess loyalty at all patron levels, the primary focus is to provide the data and analysis to improve donor and subscriber new to file and retention rates and revenue. This position collaborates with other highly trained Archtics users in the Marketing and Philanthropy departments.

    MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Data Administration and Leadership

    • Function as the Symphony’s Archtics Superuser.
    • Maintain the integrity of the Archtics database through routine data hygiene, annual system archiving and quality control of the entry, updating, and reporting of patron and transactional information.
    • Deliver detailed analysis and reporting relevant to reaching organizational goals.
    • Assess reporting requirements and conduct advanced training of new and existing Archtics users.
    • Troubleshoot Archtics user queries.
    • Utilize advanced Ticketmaster Client Tools such as:
      • Group Manager- resolve user issues.
      • tmMessenger- develop targeted lists, coordinate with Philanthropy and Marketing departments, report results and serve as backup eblast facilitator as needed.
      • Account Manager- make season and single events available for online purchase and edit copy
    • Attend annual Archtics conference to ensure NCS is taking full advantage of the software.
    • Meet with staff on a regular basis to assess report requirements and evaluate existing reports.
    • Serve as primary Symphony liaison to Ticketmaster.
    • Coordinate the annual output cycle of season invoicing, renewals, season ticket printing and patron benefits, with the Marketing and Philanthropy departments.
    • Generate recipient lists and ask amount formulas for philanthropy solicitations broken out by key donor segments, such as renewal, lapsed, giver ready, and donor ready. Assist with producing fundraising reports, conducting research and developing profiles of prospective patrons using Archtics and other software.
    • Collaborate with Philanthropy and Marketing departments to manage comprehensive Eblast calendar.
    • Serve as back-up for weekly sales/donor reporting when controller is unavailable and Eblast campaigns when Eblast coordinator is unavailable.
    • Manage other projects and fulfill other duties as assigned.

    Patron Value and Initiatives

    • Work with Philanthropy and Marketing teams to develop specific pathways to systematically meet established goals for revenue and patron loyalty, design and implement data-informed strategic tactics to increase the attraction of new-to-file patrons (NTF), craft compelling invitations to increase return of NTF households, garner upgrades from existing ticket buyers and donors, and deliver an agreed upon number of subscriber and donor ready prospect patrons.
    • Attend weekly meetings for Marketing and Philanthropy departments.
    • Serve on cross-departmental Patron Value Team.

    Candidate Requirements:

    • Undergraduate degree.
    • Minimum of five years of applicable database experience.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs and advanced Archtics (or similar patron database) administration
    • Ability to organize, manage, and complete multiple projects and tasks simultaneously with accuracy, timeliness, and enthusiasm.
    • Excellent oral and written communications skills and highly developed organizational skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to work independently, formulating multi-year strategies and conceiving the plans required to achieve the strategy.
    • An understanding of the dynamics of customer loyalty and retention.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Knowledge of fundraising and marketing principles and techniques
    • Dynamic self-starter with entrepreneurial spirit who can think strategically, with imagination, and possesses a good sense of humor with the ability to inspire others to embrace this crucial work.
    • Team-oriented, flexible, positive, personable, and willingness to learn.
    • Must be able to support and implement the mission, vision, and values of the North Carolina Symphony.
    To Apply:

    Applicants are requested to send resume and cover letter to HumanResources@NCSymphony.org and reference Database Manager in the subject line (no telephone calls, please).

    Compensation is competitive and negotiable, commensurate with experience. Benefits package includes health insurance through Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, long-term disability, life insurance, 403b Plan with employer match, and an employee assistance program.

    To learn more about the NC Symphony, go to: https://www.ncsymphony.org/

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    Arts North Carolina

    Position: Marketing Associate

    Arts North Carolina is North Carolina’s statewide non-profit advocacy organization for all the arts. Arts NC calls for equity and access to the arts for all North Carolinians, unifies and connects our state’s arts communities, and fosters arts leadership. Arts North Carolina’s mission is to unite people and communities to strengthen and celebrate a creative North Carolina, and in so doing, obtain our vision of a vibrant state where the arts are embraced by all as indispensable. This work is accomplished with the guidance of a 26-member Board of Directors, a full-time Executive Director, part-time Administrator, and an engaged network of advocates across North Carolina’s arts sector.

    The successful candidate will be highly organized and able to work independently while also collaborating with staff, board members, and volunteers. The Marketing Associate will develop and execute several campaigns simultaneously while coordinating multiple messages to maximize the impact and outcomes of each campaign. An interest in the arts, arts education, and/or government is preferred, but not required.

    The Marketing Associate will be engaged for 16-24 Hours per week and be primarily responsible for all marketing and fulfillment strategies of Arts North Carolina’s membership initiatives, license plate sales, and Arts Day Conference as well as the production of other training and advocacy materials and content. The position will work closely with Board and staff to continue to refine our state’s understanding and awareness of the purpose, goals, and accomplishments of Arts North Carolina.

    Specific Responsibilities (not inclusive):

    Campaign Development and Management

    • Develop, plan, and execute campaigns for Individual and Organization Memberships, The Creative State license plate, annual Arts Day Conference, and other campaigns as needed.
    • Create video, and some written and graphic content for electronic, print, social media, and direct mail.
    • Compile any research, data, or testimonials as may be needed for campaigns.
    • Keep campaigns on schedule, monitor results, and create updates and reports.

    Training and Advocacy

    • Work with staff to produce advocacy training materials, presentation, videos and online courses.
    • Assist in producing webinars for advocacy training and organizing grassroots initiatives.
    • Work with the Executive Director to develop, plan, and execute advocacy campaigns.
    • Responsible for video, and some written and graphic content for advocacy campaigns
    • Manage all Arts NC social media accounts including compiling, generating and distributing content.
    • Develop and produce a podcast series

    Qualifications:

    • College degree with course emphasis in Marketing and Communications; arts background preferred
    • 2 years paid experience in similar position
    • Experience managing social media across multiple platforms
    • Basic video production and editing experience preferred
    • Experience with Photoshop Elements, Publisher, Premiere Elements, WordPress, Email Marketing services or similar programs preferred.

    Benefits:

    • 16-24 hours per week (4-6 hours/day, Monday – Thursday)
    • Prorated paid time off
    • Hourly- $16-$18 commensurate with experience

    Application (UPDATED):

    • Submit resume and one-page cover letter summarizing 3 experiences that prepared applicant for the position.
    • Submit general work samples:
      • One or two samples of video and/or graphic content
      • One sample promotional e-blast or similar communication
      • One sample of a solicitation letter or similar writing sample
    • Submit to:
      Marketing Position
      Arts North Carolina
      410 Glenwood Ave. Suite 170
      Raleigh, NC 27601
      or
      Email to position@artsnc.org

    NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

    Deadline: Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Interview process will begin December 7, 2017.

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    Ayden Elementary ​School (Pitt County)

    Position: Visual Art Teaching Position​

    ​Ayden Elementary ​Visual Art Teaching Position​ available February 1, 2018.

    Ayden Elementary is a K-5 school of roughly 750 students in ​s​outhern Pitt County.

    P​lease contact the Principal, Cornelia Cox​ ​coxc@pitt.k12.nc.us​ ​or Assistant Principal, Amy Hilliard hilliaa@pitt.k12.nc.us​ for more information.​

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    The Justice Theater Project

    Position: Associate Executive Producer

    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.

    Responsibilities:

    • 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

    Qualifications:

    • 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.

    Benefits:

    • Full-time permanent position
    • $24,000 annual salary
    • Paid vacation
    • Paid sick leave
    • Flexible work schedule – work from home or from our office

     

    Application:

    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

    Submit to:

    Associate Executive Director Position
    The Justice Theater Project
    8208 Brownleigh Drive
    Raleigh, NC 27617
    or
    Email to thejusticetheaterproject@gmail.com

    NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

    Deadline: Applications process closes at 5:00 p.m. on January 20, 2018.

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    The Lost Colony

    Position: Marketing & Communications Coordinator

    POSITION OVERVIEW

    The Roanoke Island Historical Association (RIHA), producer of The Lost Colony, seeks a Marketing & Communications Coordinator. This entry level position requires a self-starter, great collaborator, social media savvy, digitally fluent, excellent writer, detail oriented, budget conscience and passionate about entertainment and tourism. www.thelostcolony.org

    OBJECTIVES

    1. Works directly with the staff to implement marketing, sponsor and branding campaigns designed to meet goals, including some administrative task support
    2. Creates and distributes public relations materials including all social media
    3. Gather research to provide the Marketing Committee and RIHA contractors
    4. Works with Box Office to monitor ticket sales to uncover trends and identify marketing opportunities
    5. Follows marketing plans and promotional initiatives to increase awareness and attendance at The Lost Colony and its events
    6. Serves as a departmental traffic coordinator (media schedule and fulfillment including signage, social media, sales, marketing research, etc.)
    7. Responsible for organizing and archiving all advertising and PR materials for the season, show and sponsorship materials
    8. Oversees Guest Services training for seasonal employees and Volunteers
    9. Responsible for keeping the signage and collateral materials current
    10. Researches and writes articles to better position RIHA content on the various social media and print channels, which in effect increases interest among targeted audiences
    PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    1. Coordinates show/project marketing initiatives. Special marketing projects as assigned – will vary based on project
    2. Updates staff with current advertising, promotions, publicity and event information at weekly meetings including: sales reports; tourism trends; web traffic statistics and insights
    3. Coordinates communications including schedules and fulfillment
    4. Works to maintain an active social media calendar and schedule all Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, blog, etc. postings. Serves as a scheduler of online social activity; gathers content from other staff and interns. Coordinates efforts to grow Facebook/Instagram/Twitter/YouTube followers. Reports on online activity at staff meetings.
    5. Monitors website aesthetics and content to ensure links are operational, show content is provided, and functionality is working.
    6. Maintains patron email lists on Emma from ticketing and donor software. Keeps email calender.
    7. Coordinates the distribution of the show signage, posters, rack cards and collateral materials in, around, and on the Outer Banks.
    8. Responsible for creating and tracking surveys and their results
    9. Works and coordinates all the logistics for off-site marketing events
    10. Compiles advertising tear sheets from print ad campaigns for all RIHA activities
    11. Manages distribution of rack brochure and rack cards
    12. Tracks inventory of marketing materials
    13. Assists with creation of Souvenir Program
    14. Attends and assists with all RIHA activities and other events unless otherwise specified
    15. The above listed duties are not all inclusive. This position is expected to perform other work-related duties as assigned even though they may not be considered primary duties.

     

    QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience Required
    Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university with a concentration in advertising, marketing or communications; or experience in related field including branding, promotional campaigns, generating publicity and event marketing.

    Skills and Knowledge Required

    1. Computer skills: proficient in Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher. Familiarity with email-creation programs (Emma.) Graphic design knowledge and HTML skills for the creation of e-marketing campaigns.
    2. Experience working with a WordPress based content web site management system.
    3. Knowledge of Google Analytics; experience with Google Adwords a plus.
    4. Thorough familiarity of social media platforms, protocols, and knowledge about how to promote activity/engagement via these tools.
    5. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including creative writing skills.
    6. Must be able to manage several projects at once.
    7. Strong organizational skills are a must.
    8. Working additional nights and weekends may be required due to the nature of the industry.

     
    Please submit resume and cover letter to bcoleman@thelostcolony.org.

    No phone calls. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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    Cucalorus Film Festival

    Position: Development Director

    Cucalorus seeks an outgoing, motivated, and detail-oriented human for the position of Development Director to lead fundraising efforts that support the foundation’s programming, communications and operational activities. The Development Director works in a collaborative environment with other key staff at Jengo’s Playhouse in historic downtown Wilmington, North Carolina. The Cucalorus Development Director manages multiple fundraising campaigns including grants, sponsorship, crowdfunding, box office, donors, and earned revenue. As a senior staff member, the Development Director will play a hands-on role at the annual Cucalorus Festival through all three programs: Film, Stage and Connect. The Development Director will play a leadership role in shaping the Cucalorus Connect Conference by developing key business relationships to generate speakers, sponsors and attendees. The Development Director works with hundreds of sponsors and thousands of attendees to create the perfect customer experience.

    The Development Director will work closely with the Executive Director and other staff to grow the organization’s annual revenue. The Development Director must enjoy data-crunching and socializing in equal measure. Cucalorus is a highly creative and collaborative enterprise with a deep respect for artists and high standards for integrity.

    The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years experience in development and financial management. The Development Director manages numerous seasonal support staff, including volunteers and interns who support the foundation’s work. Candidate must live in Wilmington, NC or be willing to relocate. Experience with Filemaker Pro is preferred. Experience with Quickbooks is also a plus.

    Salary based on experience with an opportunity for bonus compensation related to fundraising performance measures. Position is one of four full-time salaried jobs with Cucalorus.

    To apply for the position, please submit a cover letter and resume in a single PDF with the Subject Heading “Best Job Ever” to programming@cucalorus.org.

    Applications will be accepted through Thursday February 8, 2018 and the Development Director position will begin immediately after the candidate is selected.

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    Penland School of Crafts

    Position: Summer Internships

    Penland School of Crafts is an international center for craft education offering residential workshops, residencies, community education programs, and exhibitions. Located on 420 acres in the NC mountains, Penland has 16 teaching studios and 57 historic and contemporary buildings. Penland School of Crafts is an equal opportunity employer with a staff of 63. Penland conducts its business with an annual operating budget of $5.7 million. We offer several internships throughout the year. Penland is located about an hour northeast of Asheville, NC.

    A Penland internship offers a unique opportunity to live and work in a dynamic, creative educational community and work with accomplished professionals in a mutual learning and knowledge sharing environment. A small stipend for work is included. All housing and meals will be provided at no charge to the intern for the duration of the internship period with a $75 stipend for each week of the internship when the Pines dining hall is closed. Class and studio access is not provided.

    Penland will work with applicants seeking educational credit for the internship. Details can be discussed in the interview process. We are currently accepting applications for summer 2018 internships in Arts Administration/Donor Stewardship, Nonprofit Management, Arts Administration/Special Events, Kids Camp, Gallery/Digital Media and Studios.

    Applications are due February 1, 2018.

    For more information on application instructions, please see http://penland.org/about/jobs-internships/.

    Penland School of Crafts believes that diversity and inclusion are essential to fulfilling its mission. We want to inspire and nurture the human spirit, and we value the perspectives and contributions of all people. We want the Penland experience to include varied ideas, world views, and personal characteristics. Penland is committed to being a community that welcomes and respects everyone regardless of age, ability, ethnicity, race, religion, philosophical or political beliefs, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, nationality, geographic origin, and socioeconomic status. We are committed to providing an environment free of discrimination.

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    Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University

    Position: Curator/Director of Academic Initiatives

    Position Summary: The Director of Academic Initiatives is responsible for the development, implementation, and oversight of academic initiatives that enhance the Nasher’s contribution to the University’s academic agenda. Collaborating with faculty across campus, the Director of Academic Initiatives encourages the meaningful participation of the Nasher and its collection and exhibitions in graduate and undergraduate curricula. This includes the administration of the Concentration in Museum Theory and Practice in collaboration with the department of Art, Art History, and Visual Studies (AAHVS). This position oversees the work of the Assistant Curator of Academic Initiatives, the Student Outreach and Membership Coordinator and Graduate Teaching Assistants. This position may also oversee one of the museums special collection areas. The Director of Academic Initiatives reports to the Director of the museum.

    Duties include:

    Program Development and Planning (30%)

    • Works with faculty to develop new courses, exhibition concepts, or research projects utilizing the Nasher Collection
    • Oversees faculty and student exhibitions in the Incubator gallery
    • Seeks out and encourages the use of the museum’s resources by departments and professional schools not traditionally understood as art museum clients
    • Creates and collaborates with colleagues across campus in support of strategic plans and initiatives of the Nasher Museum and Duke University
    • Coordinates with other arts leaders and organizations on campus, particularly at the Rubenstein Arts Center
    • Attends and occasionally presents at national conferences
    • Maintains affiliations with colleagues within college and university museums locally and nationally

    Teaching (30%)

    • Oversees and administers Concentration in Museum Theory and Practice ensuring requisite courses are taught in sequence and at requisite frequency including:
      • Teaches, or co-teaches: Art History 220S: Museum Theory and Practice Teaches Art History 221S: The Museum Object; and Art History 455S: Curatorial Practicum as needed
      • Administers Art History 310 and 311: Museum Internship I and II
      • Advises students enrolled in Concentration
      • Works with AAHVS faculty and administrators to assess the concentration.
    • Oversees special access to the museum collections for courses, faculty and academic colleagues from other institutions.
    • Designs and presents structured museum experiences to support curricular objectives
    • Develops and leads workshops on object based teaching and technical art history topics for university faculty, instructors, and graduate students
    • Teaches or co-teaches courses using the museum’s collections or special exhibitions

    Administration (25%)

    • Manages the daily operation of Academic Initiatives projects and oversees annual and multiyear plans in accordance with the Museum’s strategic plans
    • Develops and manages Academic Initiatives budgets
    • Participates as a senior staff member of the Museum in the development and implementation of institutional plans, long-range budgets, and other initiatives
    • Coordinates and facilitates the activities of other museum departments with the work of Academic Initiatives
    • Seeks sources of funding and works with Nasher Development, University Development, and other University collaborators to develop proposals and grants

    Collection and Exhibition Research (15%)

    • Researches, writes and publishes on the collection in areas of expertise
    • Works with faculty and students on the development of course and seminar-initiated installations and publications

    Education Requirements: PhD in art history or related field required

    Qualification & Experience Requirements: No less than four years of professional experience in an academic environment. Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills. Strong leadership, conceptual, written, and oral communication skills. Ability to work collegially with staff, faculty, and the arts community. Demonstrated ability to supervise as well as to work successfully with others. Proven ability to handle a variety of tasks concurrently in a complex environment. Record of college-level teaching, research, exhibition development, and publications.

    The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

    To apply:
    Please send cover letter and CV to Carolyn W. Watson, HR Specialist, Nasher Museum of Art carolyn.watson@duke.edu

    Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

    Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

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    Cape Fear Regional Theatre

    Position:Education Director

    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.

    Our Mission:

    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.

    Programs include:

    Mainstage Productions and Camps:

    • Direct the Best Christmas Pageant Ever, now in its 28th year. 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 commensurate 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 jobs@cfrt.org.

    Deadline: Wednesday, January 17th. Start date in February.

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    North Carolina Theatre Conservatory

    Position: Outreach Administrator

    The North Carolina Theatre Conservatory has an immediate opening for a part-time Outreach Administrator.

    While the position is primarily administrative, the Outreach Administrator should be comfortable with North Carolina Theatre Conservatory’s outreach programming in such a way that they could perform in workshops if necessary. Learn more about our Outreach Programs here.

    Job Description:

    • Assist in scheduling outreach programs with teaching artists and schools/organizations.
      • May serve as secondary contact with teachers in private and public schools
      • Coordinates workshops with teachers and teaching artists for time and material
      • Assists teachers and artists with any administrative materials
      • Create Curriculum as needed for workshops
    • Assist in marketing Stage 2 School program through research and administration
      • Coordinates accumulation of databases with Wake County Public Schools, along with other private and public schools and civic organizations
      • Helps Education, Outreach, & Business Manager, in establishing new ways of marketing and communicating with schools and administrators
      • Assists in creating communication and materials to market to schools and community
    • Assist, as needed, in expansion of programming through administration and research.
      • Assists in the research for expansion of programming and development of scripts and workshops
      • Assists with the organization of workshop materials
      • Assists with event management
    • General administrative and organizational assistance of overall Stage 2 School program.
      • Maintains Stage 2 School databases including, current Theatre 4 Change students
      • Input information and maintain Stage 2 School payment databases
      • Collects and processes evaluations from teaching artists for fundraising purposes

    For more information or to apply, please email Jonathan McCarter, the Conservatory’s Education, Outreach, & Business Manager, at jmccarternctc@gmail.com with subject line “Outreach Administrator”.

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    Greenville Museum of Art

    Position: Assistant Curator of Exhibitions and Collections

    Based in Greenville, North Carolina, the Greenville Museum of Art (GMA) seeks an Assistant Curator of Exhibitions and Collections to work cooperatively with museum leaders to imagine a new program of exhibitions and help lead the future growth of the organization’s 700-plus piece permanent collection of art from North Carolina, organizing collection-based exhibitions, non-collection exhibitions, and exhibition-specific programs.

    About the Greenville Museum of Art

    Founded in 1939 as a Works Progress Administration Gallery, the Greenville Museum of Art (GMA) now houses an impressive collection of 20th-century American art and the largest permanent display of Jugtown Pottery in Eastern North Carolina. Situated in Uptown Greenville, the Museum is a dynamic, regional resource for the fine arts. Visitors and members alike enjoy contemporary works by North Carolina artists and exhibits of national, regional, and local importance. In addition to the collections and exhibitions, GMA serves as an educational resource for citizens of all ages.

    Generally:

    Reporting directly to the Executive Director, the Assistant Curator of Exhibitions and Collections will oversee all aspects of the exhibition planning and the management of the permanent collections of the Greenville Museum of Art (GMA). This full-time position is also responsible for GMA security, occasionally opening and/or closing of the facility, providing general information to visitors, and helping maintain a positive, welcoming atmosphere at all times.

    Supervision:

    Serving at the pleasure of the Board of Trustees, the Assistant Curator of Exhibitions and Collections is under the supervision and direction of the Greenville Museum of Art’s (GMA’s) Executive Director. The Executive Director supervises all full-time and part-time staff.

    Description of Responsibilities/Essential Functions:

    The following list is illustrative and is not intended to describe every function that may be performed to this job. The omission of specific statements does not preclude the Executive Director from assigning specific duties not listed, if such duties are a logical assignment to the position.

    1. Greenville Museum of Art (GMA) Exhibition Management
      • Coordinate all aspects of exhibition planning, including: set and schedule dates for exhibitions, communicate with exhibiting artists and select work for exhibitions, issue appropriate paperwork and artist contracts, process loan object condition reports, design exhibition layouts, prepare labels, install and de-install exhibitions, and assist with exhibition opening receptions.
      • Coordinate production of all exhibition materials (wall vinyl, postcards, posters, catalogs, brochures, signage, etc.) including: licensing of images, preparation of text and work with designers of exhibition materials as well as work with external vendors for printing and delivery of materials.
      • Maintain exhibition-related materials and ensure that appropriate museum staff (volunteers included) have access to accurate and current information.
      • Prepare and monitor the exhibition budgets.
      • Oversee workshop and storage areas, keeping records of stock and creating organizational structure to all work areas.
    2. Collection Management
      • Manage the care of the Greenville Museum of Art’s permanent collection in alignment with the organization’s collections management policy and by exercising best practices
      • Ensure current and accurate permanent collection records: oversee the cataloguing, photographing, numbering, identification labels, condition reporting and maintenance of artists’ biographical information using
      • Prepare documentation for donor receipts and permanent records
      • Maintain temperature/humidity standards, and security standards; oversee the collection’s maintenance schedule; and assist with maintenance projects within budget as required
      • Oversee the collection database using the collection management software (Past Perfect) in collaboration with museum staff and supervise data cleanup and revision as necessary
      • Make recommendations for acquisitions to the Executive Director and Acquisitions Committee
    3. Operational Management
      • Occasionally open and close the Greenville Museum of Art (GMA) to the public on weekdays and weekends, or for scheduled special events (e.g. rentals, etc.)
      • Maintain all aspects of the Museum’s website that relate directly to exhibitions or collections, and provide content as needed for social media accounts
      • Supervise volunteer curatorial staff and intern(s) when required, providing an excellent example of professionalism, generosity and team building
      • Assist with Museum tours, special events, and rentals; support efforts of all full-time staff
    Requirements:

    • Strong interpersonal skills: Ability to effectively communicate, listen to others, and clearly communicate needs and directions, as well as courtesy in maintaining an effective working relationship with board members, donors, volunteers and museum patrons
    • Ability to operate effectively, both as part of a team and independently, in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with ambitious schedules and plans
    • Excellent project management skills. Ability to plan and organize multiple projects, prioritize duties, work with budgets, and meet deadlines
    • Knowledge of best practices for gallery management, exhibition installation and lighting, as well as artwork handling methods
    • Well-developed research skills
    • Availability to work occasional evenings and weekends as needed; ability to travel as needed; ability to lift 50 pounds
    • Bachelor’s degree in museum studies, art history, fine art, or related field required
    • At least three years of gallery and/or museum experience including curating, coordinating and installing exhibitions with an excellent working knowledge of the visual arts, including a demonstrated record of innovative exhibition development
    • Strong computer literacy: proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and comfort with technology, including use of social media, mobile devices and other relevant media. Proficiency in collections management software, Past Perfect, and with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) is a plus.

    The Greenville Museum of Art is an equal opportunity employer.

     
    To apply: Candidate should submit a resumé, contact information for three references, and a cover letter via email to info@gmoa.org with Assistant Curator in the subject line.

    Applications can also be mailed to:

    Greenville Museum of Art
    802 South Evans Street
    Greenville, NC 27834.

    Applications accepted until position is filled, priority given to those received by 1/12/18.

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    John C. Campbell Folk School

    Position: Development Coordinator

    John C. Campbell Folk School provides experiences in non-competitive learning and community life that are joyful and enlivening. Located in scenic Brasstown, NC, the nonprofit Folk School offers year-round weeklong and weekend classes for adults in craft, art, music, dance, cooking, gardening, nature studies, photography and writing.

    Under the general direction of the Development Manager, the Development Coordinator assists in the successful facilitation of all aspects of the school’s fundraising effort to help fund its programs, services, and capital needs, and to help secure its longevity.

    Position Responsibilities

    • Assists with the creation and execution of the department’s annual operational plan including mass, individual and corporate appeals; major gifts; estate gifts; grants; and special events
    • Facilitates accurate gift recordings, gift acknowledgments, mailing lists and reports using a CRM database
    • Assists with planning, promoting and executing special events including auctions, donor cultivation events, donor appreciation celebrations, chamber of commerce meetings, and other internal and external events
    • Facilitates annual charitable solicitation licensing in all applicable states
    • Facilitates in-kind donations, including coordinating receipts, distribution and acknowledgments
    • Assists in the development of solicitation and communication materials (newsletter, website, social media, etc.)
    • Assists in grant research, applications, and reports
    • Supports the Development Manager with Board of Directors relations, including the Development Committee
    • Collaborates with the Human Resources Manager to recruit and utilize volunteers to increase long-term volunteer engagement
    • Provides administrative support to Development Manager, as needed
    Education and Experience Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
    • Minimum 1 year of fundraising experience, including event coordination
    • Proficiency with a constituent relationship management program; Raiser’s Edge preferred
    • Proven advanced writing skills
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office’s program suite
    Desired Personal Characteristics

    • Extraordinary attention to detail, well-honed time-management skills and organizational prowess
    • Strong interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence
    • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated
    • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality
    • Ability to simultaneously conduct numerous projects
    • Proven commitment and ability to meet strict deadlines
    • Able to speak confidently to groups of various sizes
    Position Details

    Salary & Benefits: Commensurate with experience
    Schedule: Full time, Monday-Friday, with occasional weekends and evenings

    Application Directions

    Email cover letter, resume, 2 professional references, and college transcripts to kathi@folkschool.org.
    Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled.

    John C. Campbell Folk School provides equal employment opportunities without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity.

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    American Dance Festival

    Position: 2018 School Summer Staff Positions

    Job Location: Durham, North Carolina
    Website: www.americandancefestival.org
    Application Deadline: February 2, 2018 or until positions are filled.

    Available positions:

    • Festival Services Coordinator
    • Student Coordinator
    • School Operations Coordinator
    • Dorm Counselors
    • Head Dorm Counselor

    For complete details and information about production staff positions and internships please visit www.americandancefestival.org.

    Please include a cover letter, resume, and the names and phone numbers of three references. To apply, please send materials to:

    American Dance Festival
    Box 90772
    Durham, NC 27708

    OR

    adf@americandancefestival.org

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    American Dance Festival

    Position: Video Producer and Editor

    Job Location: Durham, NC
    Website: www.americandancefestival.org
    Application Deadline: February 2, 2018 or until position is filled.

    Start date: June 4, 2018
    End date: July 22, 2018

    The Video Producer and Editor shoots a wide range of festival events, including interviews, panel discussions, student concerts, class showings, and other events as assigned and edits selected video into posts for the ADF website, Facebook page, Instagram account, and YouTube channel. Experience with videography is required as is knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro and the ability to edit video into completed programs lasting one to three minutes. Frequent evening and weekend work required. Must be flexible and able to deal with a dynamic schedule and to take instruction form several different departments.

    For complete details and information about summer staff positions and internships please visit americandancefestival.org.

    Please include a cover letter, resume, and the names and phone numbers of three references. To apply, please send materials to:

    American Dance Festival
    Box 90772
    Durham, NC 27708

    OR

    adf@americandancefestival.org

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    American Dance Festival

    Position: Summer Production Staff

    Job Location: Durham, North Carolina
    Website: www.americandancefestival.org
    Application Deadline: February 2, 2018 or until positions are filled.

    Start Date: June 7, 2018
    End Date: July 25, 2018

    Available positions for 35-plus performance schedule:

    • Technical Director
    • Sound Technician
    • Production Stage Manager
    • Master Carpenter
    • Master Electrician
    • Costume Designer

    Previous dance experience preferred. For complete details and information about internships please visit americandancefestival.org.

    Please include a cover letter, resume, and the names and phone numbers of three references. To apply, please send materials to:

    American Dance Festival
    Box 90772
    Durham, NC 27708

    OR

    adf@americandancefestival.org

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    American Dance Festival

    Position: Summer Internships

    Job Location: Durham, North Carolina
    Website: www.americandancefestival.org
    Application Deadline: February 2, 2018

    Each intern receives a stipend, access to all ADF performances, classes led by top faculty in the field, discussions (panels, seminars, informal showings, and lectures), and academic credit.

    Available internships in Archives & Preservation, Development & Executive Support, Grants & Development Operations, Finance & Administration, Merchandising, Communications & Marketing, Performances, Special Projects & Administration, Graphic Design, Schedule & Faculty, Dean’s Assistant, Festival Services, School Operations, and Production.

    To apply, please send completed application form, cover letter, resume, and two letters of recommendation to:

    Intern Program
    American Dance Festival
    Box 90772
    Durham, NC 27708

    OR

    adf@americandancefestival.org

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    North Carolina Theatre Conference

    Position: Marketing Manager

    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.

    Qualifications:

    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
    Secondary Responsibilities:

    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

     

    To Apply:

    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: angelahays@nctc.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.

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    UNC School of the Arts

    Position: Major & Planned Gifts Officer

    The Office of Advancement is charged with increasing understanding and support among UNCSA’s key constituents including alumni and friends, members of the philanthropic and corporate community, and government policy makers. At this time, UNCSA is entering into an historic comprehensive campaign. This presents a fantastic opportunity for someone to expand upon the current annual giving program by broadening the reach of support for a school with a rich history of local community backing.

    Research and Planning:

    • Directly responsible for creating, developing and managing a portfolio of 100-125 prospects and donors;
    • Develop a prospect research plan with the Associate Vice Chancellor for Advancement to identify new prospects, reengage and renew lapsed major and planned gift donors;
    • Reinvigorate UNCSA’s planned giving society (Encore) by developing updated policies and procedures and updating the communication materials;
    • Research and collect data on major and planned gift prospects and current donors in order to more clearly understand interests, capacity and giving priorities;
    • Utilize technology to increase information base and analysis on prospects/donors (including Wealth Engine and Raisers Edge as well as other available services);
    • Maintains knowledge of current tax laws, investments and planned giving opportunities;
    • Stays abreast of institutional and departmental priorities and programs.

    Implementation:

    • Establish appointments with prospects and donors;
    • Develop appropriate cultivation strategies for prospects and, including working with volunteers; Assist Associate Vice Chancellor for Advancement with creating metrics to meet fundraising goals;
    • Serve as the lead for executing the planned giving program, staying abreast of current trends and topics and share this information with Advancement staff;
    • Solicit and secure major and planned gifts, seeking assistance from leadership as appropriate;
    • Create “moves management” plan that transports potential and current donors along the giving cycle;
    • Identify best peer solicitors to assist with advancing prospects and current donors;
    • Develop and maintain, in partnership with the Advancement team, a stewardship plan for major donors.

    Administration:

    • Create monthly moves management reports on major gift prospects to share with Associate Vice Chancellor for Advancement;
    • Enter contact reports in Raiser’s Edge promptly (to be determined in consultation with supervisor);
    • Ensure key players are up-to-date on new information regarding major donor contacts;
    • Oversee all planned giving initiatives;
    • Ensure that major donors are properly acknowledged by various key players in the solicitation process;
    • Manage Encore Circle activities and communications.

     
    For more information and to apply, go to: https://employment.uncsa.edu/postings/3613

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    The Mint Museum

    Position: Exhibition Graphics Designer

    GENERAL SUMMARY: Under the creative direction of the Exhibition Designer, the Exhibition Graphic Designer is responsible for designing a wide variety of graphics, signage, wayfinding, and exhibition related materials that align the museum’s physical space and its visual communication with curatorial vision and institutional branding. The designer will work in close collaboration with the Exhibition Designer and key members of the Curatorial team through research, concept, design, production and installation phases for the design and development of compelling creative solutions and engaging graphics for the museum’s special exhibitions and collections galleries. The Exhibition Graphic Designer builds lasting relationships with local vendors, and is responsible for the graphic production and installation schedules. The designer will work extensively with internal and external members of the installation team to prepare and install exhibition graphics, including exhibition branding and identity, title walls, wall texts, graphics murals, photo blow-up reproductions, and object labels. The designer will also collaborate with marketing graphic designers on external branding for exhibitions and the permanent collection.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES – ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

    • Works collaboratively with the Exhibition Designer and Curatorial team to create environmental graphics for exhibition spaces and galleries. Including but not limited to: exhibition branding and logos, title treatments, large scale environmental graphics, text panels, banners, and labels.
    • Works with staff to design, manage, and produce internal wayfinding and special event signage ensuring a consistent high-quality visitor experience.
    • Designs and creates layout for exhibition publications as assigned including but not limited to catalogues, gallery guides, and brochures. Oversees the print production of same.
    • Produces final graphics using both vendors and internal wide format printing equipment. Manages production and installation schedules with both internal and external installation teams.
    • Coordinates with Advancement & Communications department to maintain museum branding with exhibition branding and permanent collection branding.
    • Collaborates with Learning & Engagement, Curatorial, and Exhibition Designer to develop interactive educational activities that integrate into special exhibitions, rotating gallery and permanent collections.
    • Supports policies and procedures of the highest museum standards and best practices, coordinating with Registration and Art Services staff on materials and methods particular to a museum environment, and creatively working within requirements set down by contracts and copyright law.
    • Plays key role in fostering an organizational culture that values positive leadership, innovation, and inclusion, and inspires excellence in the work environment.
    • Other duties as assigned.
    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR CONSIDERATION:

    EDUCATION: Degree in Graphic Design, and/or visual communication from an accredited institution. Other credentials and/or experience may be considered for applicability.

    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: Portfolio demonstrating extensive knowledge of design, typography, color theory, and branding. Gallery and/or museum experience a plus.

    KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

    • Exceptional design sense with the ability to integrate messaging, color imagery, and typography into three-dimensional environments.
    • Adept at developing creative design concepts as well as having technical working knowledge in preparing final documentation and artwork for print.
    • Extensive knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud.
    • Demonstrate ability to visualize in two and three dimensions.
    • Knowledge of signage requirements and procedures, materials and installation techniques.
    • Experience with wide format printing and large format production.
    • Experience in vinyl cutting, preparation, and installation.
    • Working knowledge of hand production methods including mounting and cutting.
    • Excellent time management, planning, and organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work on multiple projects concurrently in a fast-paced environment.
    • Strong communication skills and the ability to work well collaboratively.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills, systematic, meticulous, patient, self-starter and works well under pressure.
    • Must be responsible, dependable, and able to work effectively in a team-based environment.
    DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS/ATTRIBUTES: NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    Desirable functions: Familiarity with museum best practices and trends in the field. Familiarity with OSHA standards. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to set priorities. A strong sense of maintaining confidentiality while exercising good judgment in the workplace is highly desirable.

    WORKING CONDITIONS: Normal office environment, periodic travel, night, or weekend work required. Physical ability for exhibition installations required. Must have the ability to bend, lift a minimum of 50 pounds without assistance, and climb stairs. Valid driver’s license.

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: No

    ADDITIONAL EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION OR PROFESSIONAL DESIGNATIONS: Knowledge and/or background
    in Fine Arts, design and/or Art History a plus.

    DISCLAIMER: The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to this job. The Mint Museum reserves the discretion to change this job description at any time.

     
    Please apply on – http://www.mintmuseum.org/about/careers/

     

    ABOUT THE MINT MUSEUM

    The Mint Museum is a leading, innovative museum of international art and design committed to engaging and inspiring all members of our global community. Established as the first art museum in North Carolina in 1936, The Mint Museum has grown to include two dynamic facilities, Mint Museum Uptown and Mint Museum Randolph, and currently boasts one of largest collections in the Southeast. The Mint proudly offers its visitors inspiring and transformative experiences through art from around the world via its renowned collections, exhibitions, educational programs, and scholarship.

    Mint Museum Uptown houses an internationally renowned Craft + Design Collection, as well as outstanding collections of American and Modern & Contemporary Art. Designed by Machado and Silvetti Associates of Boston, the five-story, 175,000-square-foot facility combines inspiring architecture with cutting-edge exhibitions to provide visitors with unparalleled educational and cultural experiences. Located in the heart of Charlotte’s dynamic center city, Mint Museum Uptown is an integral part of Levine Center for the Arts, a cultural campus that includes the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture, the Knight Theater, and the Duke Energy Center. Mint Museum Uptown also features a wide range of visitor amenities, including the 240-seat James B. Duke Auditorium; the Lewis Family Gallery; art studios; a museum shop; and a critically-acclaimed restaurant, Halcyon, Flavors from the Earth.

    Located in what was the original branch of the United States Mint, Mint Museum Randolph opened in 1936 in Charlotte’s Eastover neighborhood as the state’s first art museum. Today, in a beautiful park setting, intimate galleries invite visitors to engage with the Art of the Ancient Americas, Decorative Arts, Fashion, European and African Art, among other collections. Resources include a reference library with over 18,000 volumes, a theater featuring lectures and performances, and a museum shop. For more information, visit mintmuseum.org.

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    NC Theatre

    Position: Sales and Marketing Manager

    NC Theatre is seeking a creative and efficient sales and marketing professional who can deliver results within a small, dynamic team of non-profit theatre professionals. This full-time position reports to both the Director of Sales and Director of Marketing and supports the earned income goals of NC Theatre and NC Theatre Conservatory. The successful candidate must be tech-savvy and resourceful, with a passion for promoting performing arts. He/she must possess strong written and verbal communication skills and be able to handle competing priorities in a team-oriented, fast-paced environment. NC Theatre is an equal opportunity employer.

    Duties:

    • Identify potential press opportunities, write press releases, and pitch stories to the news media.
    • Develop content to be disseminated via NC Theatre’s owned media channels — social media, website, newsletters, e-blasts, etc.
    • Identify and manage outreach and promotional events for NC Theatre and NC Theatre Conservatory.
    • Maintain patron communication leading up to and during events.
    • Track and analyze sales revenue data weekly.
    • Pull reports from Ticketmaster CRM system.
    • Contribute to the team and enjoy NC Theatre performances!
    Requirements:

    • Personable team player with a passion for performing arts and improving the patron experience.
    • Bachelor’s degree with 2-4 years of experience working in marketing communications (i.e. public relations, advertising, marketing) either with an agency or within an organization.
    • Proficient in MS Office.
    • Experience utilizing social media platforms for business purposes.
    • Creative and out-of-this world writing and editing skills.
    • A positive, “can-do” attitude!
    Preferred but not required:

    • Experience within an arts organization.
    • Knowledge of analytics.
    • Graphic design and video editing experience

    More Info: https://nctheatre.com/blog/now-hiring-sales-and-marketing-manager

     
    To apply, please email resume, cover letter, salary requirements and three references to nct@nctheatre.com with Subject: Sales and Marketing Manager

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    Davidson Community Players

    Position: Technical Director

    Davidson Community Players (DCP) seeks a technical director to complement its production teams for five Main Stage and three youth shows each season.

    ABOUT DCP

    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.

     

    Qualifications

    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 matt@davidsoncommunityplayers.org

    Applications accepted through January 31, 2018. No phone calls please.

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    Brevard Music Center

    Position: 2018 Summer Staff Openings

    The Brevard Music Center is currently accepting applications for an array of Arts Administrative and Production summer staff positions. These positions are a wonderful opportunity to work with world renown musicians and learn within an exciting and fast-paced professional summer music festival. Come join us in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains for a summer to remember. This is Brevard. Be inspired. Be Here.

    Some of the available positions are:

    • Artistic Liaison
    • Assistant Librarian
    • Associate Head Librarian
    • Audio Engineering Internship
    • Head Piano Technician
    • Student Services Assistant
    • Student Services Manager

     
    For more detailed information about these positions and to apply, go to:
    https://www.brevardmusic.org/about/employment/

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    Penland School of Crafts

    Position: Director of Operations

    The Director of Operations is a central management position in the organization, working closely with the executive director, colleagues in leadership roles, and a talented staff to ensure the smooth communications and day-to-day operation of Penland School of Crafts. The position is responsible for the school’s internal service operations which include training and management of core fellows, work-study students, housekeepers, food services, the school supply store, IT, and evening security. The position is responsible for internal communication, strategic planning, budget development and oversight in each of these service areas. The director of operations reports to the executive director and works collaboratively with all members of the staff. The director of operations has 8 direct staff reports and manages the work of 9-10 core fellows and approximately 30 work-study students each session (15 in concentrations). The operations area in total oversees 19 staff members, the core fellows, work-study students, and 1 contracted recycling person. The position is a full-time, benefits eligible, exempt, and reports to the Executive Director. Please see full job description at http://penland.org/about/jobs.html.

    To Apply

    Penland School of Crafts believes that diversity and inclusion are essential to fulfilling its mission. We want to inspire and nurture the human spirit, and we value the perspectives and contributions of all people. We want the Penland experience to include varied ideas, world views, and personal characteristics. Penland is committed to being a community that welcomes and respects everyone regardless of age, ability, ethnicity, race, religion, philosophical or political beliefs, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, nationality, geographic origin, and socioeconomic status. We are committed to providing an environment free of discrimination.

    The position will remain open until filled, however the initial review of applications will consist of applications received by Tuesday, January 16, 2018.

    Send resume and cover letter addressing relevant experience and interest in the position and contact information for at least 3 references to:

    Sally Loftis, Human Resources Manager
    Penland School of Crafts
    PO Box 37
    Penland, NC 28765

    or sallyloftis@penland.org.

     
    Penland School of Crafts is an international center for craft education offering residential workshops, residencies, community education programs, and exhibitions. Located on 420 acres in the NC Mountains, Penland has 16 teaching studios and a total of 58 historic and contemporary buildings. Penland School of Crafts is an equal opportunity employer with a staff of 65. Penland operates with a $17 million endowment and an annual operating budget of $6.2 million. Penland School of Crafts is an equal opportunity employer.

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    ArtsGreensboro

    Position: Vice President of Development & Community Relations

    Why ArtsGreensboro? ArtsGreensboro is the major catalyst for innovation to build recognition and support for the arts in the Greensboro, NC region. With an unprecedented arts-driven renaissance, Greensboro and the region are attracting new creativity, innovation and opportunity to a community rich in history, culture and diverse traditions. New initiatives, like the stunning recent success of the National Folk Festival, the creation of the new center city Van Dyke Performance Space, and the coming Steven Tanger Center for the Performing Arts, all point to a community that is finding its voice through the arts in an unprecedented way. Founded in 1962, ArtsGreensboro is the community’s only organization dedicated to strengthening the entire arts landscape. Throughout its 50+ year history, ArtsGreensboro has served as both arts council and community catalyst, through direct grants to arts initiatives and artists, bringing the city and state together around major arts events, addressing arts facility needs, and advocating for a strong arts ecology.

    The Opportunity: The Vice President of Development and Community Relations is a key member of the leadership team and an active participant in making strategic decisions that impact ArtsGreensboro and the community. Working in partnership with the President & CEO and Board of Directors, s/he will be expected to create and execute a comprehensive development strategy to drive philanthropic support income across a number of annual and longer-term campaign projects – including the annual comprehensive campaign to support grants, infrastructure, innovative arts initiatives, and the North Carolina Folk Festival. The Vice President of Development reports directly to the CEO.

    This unique opportunity can truly be career-defining for the right person. If you have an interest, please send an updated copy of your resume to Allen Oakley at allen.oakley@charlesaris.com.

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    McColl Center for Art + Innovation

    Position: Director of Development

    Reports To: President + CEO

    POSITION SUMMARY

    The Director of Development (DOD) serves as a front-line fundraiser responsible for identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of donors to advance the mission and strategic goals of McColl Center for Art + Innovation. The DOD works closely with the President + CEO and serves as a member of the senior leadership team while managing development department staff. In this role, the DOD will create and implement annual work plans for fundraising objectives to accomplish organizational goals in the following areas: annual fund/membership giving, special events, grants, sponsorships, major gifts, and planned giving. The target audience includes individuals, corporations, foundations, state and federal government, alumni artists-in-residence, and business partners. The DOD will be innovative in their approach while also understanding best practices, reporting and documentation requirements, excel in goal attainment, minimize risk, and maximize outcomes.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    Strategy and Leadership:

    • In conjunction with the President + CEO, design a multi-year development strategy with clear objectives and timelines.
    • Work with the President + CEO to establish a planned giving program with a qualified prospect list, timetable, and goals.
    • Partner with the senior leadership team and lead the planning and execution efforts for all contributed revenue activities.
    • Engage with the board of directors and individual members to leverage their support and networks for revenue generation.
    • Supervise direct reports and provide coaching to achieve goals, maintain high morale, and retention.
    • Develop and maintain knowledge of best practices in the cultural and nonprofit sectors as well as the field of philanthropy.

    Revenue Generation and Analysis:

    • Spearhead all fundraising programs and activities of McColl Center, including efforts in donor identification, cultivation, solicitation, recognition, stewardship, and retention.
    • Develop and own the annual budget for contributed revenue to meet the strategic needs of the Center, its programs and initiatives.
    • Collaborate with the Director of Marketing + Communications to create and establish a robust corporate sponsorship program, including an annual menu of sponsorship opportunities and benefits.
    • Produce and provide monthly detailed accountability reports about the organization’s fundraising operations and status.
    • Evaluate and analyze effectiveness of fundraising strategies for growing institutional funder support.
    • Initiate and sustain the cultivation, solicitation, and ongoing relationship management of grantmaking organizations.
    • Conduct regular meetings to build and maintain relationships with major gift donors and prospects.
    • Plan and execute McColl Center’s special events to generate revenue, build relationships, awareness and make a case for support.
    • Oversee and lead efforts to leverage software therefore ensuring donor and prospect records are well- maintained, confidential, and accurate.
    • Lead data evaluation efforts to create accurate fundraising projections.
    • Develop and maintain gift processing, donor relations, and prospect management policies and procedures to ensure the accuracy and quality of information and stewardship practices.
    • Work with the business office to reconcile and review advancement financial reports on a weekly, month- end, and year-end basis to ensure accuracy of donor contributions and advancement expenses.

    Relationship Management:

    • Advance and implement stewardship and engagement strategies for all donors including review and documentation of donor correspondence.
    • Manage the tracking, reporting, and confidentiality of donor and prospect information.
    • Attend internal and external events (both daytime and evening) to network and build McColl Center’s brand with potential donors and community members.
    • Create and sustain relationships with key philanthropic organizations including the Arts and Science Council, Bank of America, the Greater Charlotte Cultural Trust, Foundation For The Carolinas, the North Carolina Arts Council, National Endowment for the Arts, and Wells Fargo, along with other funders.

    Additional Responsibilities:

    • Serves in a leadership capacity on cross-functional teams and task forces to achieve results for ongoing projects at McColl Center.
    • Provides support as assigned for additional McColl Center activities.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree with CFRE certification preferred.
    • Seven years of development experience preferred with a proven track record in actively securing gifts and grants from individuals, corporations, and foundations.
    • Exceptional leadership, interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
    • Strong financial acumen and budgeting experience.
    • Ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment while having the ability to adjust to competing priorities.
    • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office, particularly Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel, with Altru experience.
    • Ability to work evenings and weekends and manage a busy schedule.
    • Physical requirements: 8+ hours of sitting, walking, talking, and listening; able to lift up to 25 lbs.; close vision to read monitors with approximately 7+ hours computer work per workday.

    Position Specific Competencies:

    • Communication and relational skills: Skilled speaker and writer who balances listening with talking, connects with a variety of individuals and groups, and influences others.
    • Constituent focus: Strives for excellent constituent satisfaction, goes beyond what is expected, and builds value-added relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
    • Financial acumen: Understands nonprofit financial principles while developing and maintaining budgets and contributing to the organization’s fiscal health.
    • Innovation: Actively embraces change while challenging the status quo and taking appropriate risks.
    • Leadership: Inspires and motivates others to support and engage with the organization’s mission.
    • Meeting targets: Goal oriented with the ability identify, move towards, and attain organizational opportunities.
    • Presentation skills: Clearly demonstrates command of subject matter and communicates effectively and appropriately to engage stakeholders.
    • Professional expertise: Possesses knowledge of best practices to solve business problems, meet goals, and educate staff and board members.
    • Strategic direction: Actively participates in the development and communication of the organization’s vision and considers long-range goals in daily work and planning.
    • Team orientation: Focuses on building a collaborative atmosphere while understanding the critical role all team members play and valuing partnership.

     

    TO APPLY

    Direct all inquiries and applications via email to dod@mccollcenter.org. Applications must include a cover letter and CV. No phone calls or direct emails to McColl Center staff, please. Only invited candidates will be contacted.

    McColl Center for Art + Innovation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to abide by all federal, state and local laws prohibiting employment discrimination based solely on a person’s race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, physical disability, mental disability, age, military status or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, marital status, registered domestic partner status, gender (including sex stereotyping), medical condition (including but not limited to, cancer related or HIV/AIDS related), sexual orientation, or any other protected status except where a reasonable, bona fide occupational qualification exists.

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    PlayMakers Repertory Company

    Position: Assistant Director of Development

    PlayMakers Repertory Company is the award-winning, professional theatre in residence at UNC-Chapel Hill and has been honored as one of the best regional theatres in the country. It produces 10 shows each season along with extensive community engagement and K-12 education programs. Now engaged in a comprehensive fundraising campaign, PlayMakers is looking for a full-time Assistant Director of Development to become an integral part of a dynamic, committed team.

    POSITION DESCRIPTION

    The Assistant Director of Development will spearhead the Annual Fund program, including identification, cultivation and stewardship of donors, developing and executing external communications, developing and managing special events, and supporting the PlayMakers Advisory Board and committees. Excellent writing and verbal communication skills are critical. S/he will oversee and manage the donor database in Tessitura and Blackbaud.

    ESSENTIAL SKILLS & Preferred Qualifications

    The demonstrated ability to multi-task and achieve goals in a collaborative, dynamic work environment is essential. The selected candidate should exhibit the highest standard of professionalism and be able to engage effectively with a variety of constituents including patrons, donors, alumni, faculty, administrators and corporate partners. A successful track record in fundraising in the arts, especially the theater or higher education, is preferred. Two years of demonstrable experience in planning multi-faceted Annual Fund tactics and fundraising events is also preferred, as is experience in Tessitura, email (such as Constant Contact) and design software (lnDesign or Photoshop).

    Apply on line at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/130603.

    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

    Application deadline: 1/18/18

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    Durham Arts Council

    Position: Summer Camp Instructors

    Durham Arts Council is seeking new instructors for our 2018 Summer Arts Cultural Camps. Specific instructor needs include a theater instructor for ages 7-13 and performing arts instructor for ages 5-6. Cultural Camps run 1 or 2 weeks (depending on the session) and the instructor must be available for the entire session. Each camp has a country theme and projects and performances are geared to learning about the country. A Master of Arts or Education degree is preferred, but equivalent experience is considered.

    For more information about our camps, go to: http://www.durhamarts.org/pdf/winter2017/Intersession,%20Teacher%20Workday,%20and%20Summer%20Camp.pdf

    Please submit cover letter and resume to ltannenbaum@durhamarts.org.

    For qualified applicants, an interview will be scheduled.

    Durham Arts Council is an equal opportunity employer.

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    UNC School of the Arts

    Position: Director of Creative Services

    The Office of Marketing and Communications bears primary responsibility for maintaining and safeguarding the university’s public image through strategic marketing practices, public relations, media relations, news services, publications, executive messaging and crisis/emergency communications. The staff establishes standards for articulating the University’s mission, vision, core values, strategic goals and visual identity, for promoting the University’s performances and events and the accomplishments of its students, alumni, and faculty and staff to external audiences that include potential students and parents, alumni, supporters, and the general public. The staff collaborates with the Digital Media team to ensure that all of the University’s external communications, including the web page and social media, adhere to branding guidelines, standards of writing style, and institutional messaging. With a primary focus on external communications, the Office of Marketing and Communications also offers expertise, insight and strategic planning to the Chancellor and other senior level administrators on communications issues and events within the campus community.

    Creative Direction and Graphic Design:

    • Possesses superior knowledge and mastery of technology; provides industry leading production guidance in a variety of mediums and platforms; drives development and continued evolution of visual standards/branding guidelines; and makes knowledgeable, industry current, high-level and brand-appropriate aesthetic choices across platforms.
    • Initiates and oversees a wide variety of integrated marketing and design projects that maintain a consistent yet innovative and distinctive visual style that supports and best portrays UNCSA as an elite institutional brand in higher education.
    • Demonstrates superb ability to clearly communicate concepts, ideas, vision into actionable assignments and project guidelines for a diverse and integrated staff and client base.
    Communication and Management:

    • Works closely as a strategic and creative partner with the Chief Marketing Officer, who together set the overall tone, strategy, and agenda for brand direction and communications and marketing initiatives. A history of successful and close collaboration with top executives and senior leaders is essential.
    • Serves in a pivotal creative role, providing leadership and guidance to the Marketing Managers to help create and support strategic content and visual goals with inspired art and design direction.
    • Serve as core and strategic member of senior leadership team for the Department of Marketing and Communications, contributing to the overall leadership of assigned departmental operations, key initiatives, and related functions of office management.
    Project Management:

    • Directs team members and external agencies/ vendors in delivery of products across print collateral, video/photography, events collateral and programming, presentation graphics, and environmental signage. Collaborates with Digital Media team on digital/web-based and social media aesthetics.
    • Establishes clear measures for monitoring accountability and overall effectiveness among team members and final project results using a variety of key indicators.
    • Functions within a highly collaborative work environment that includes direct, joint, and matrix lines of accountability.

    For a complete listing and to apply, go to: https://employment.uncsa.edu/postings/3564

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    North Carolina Opera

    Position: Box Office Administrator

    This position reports to the General Director. Position is responsible for the technical management of all ticket sales, and is the primary point of contact with the customer. This position will also provide administrative support as required. Position is part time with expected 20 hours per week, or more during productions.

    Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Work with Ticketmaster and the theater box offices to build the houses according to NCO prices
    • Process all in-house sales in Ticketmaster
    • Provide regular and accurate reports as required
    • Work with Community Relations Manager on data entry
    • Help devise and implement ticket promotions
    • Secure, schedule and manage temporary box office staff for each performance
    • Must be at performances two hours prior to start, and staff box office through intermission
    • Responsible for dressing & dismantling lobby with posters, etc. with help from temporary staff
    • Work with Company Manager to order and maintain office supplies
    • Maintain company van, which includes oil changes, inspections, gas, cleaning
    • Other duties as specified
    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Prefer 3 years related experience in ticketing and office administration.
    • Proven hands on experience with ticketing software, such as Ticketmaster or Archtix.
    • High proficiency in computer skills with Microsoft Word and Excel.
    • Need to be detail oriented, highly organized with strong communication skills.
    • Excellent customer service skills are essential.
    • Must display a positive attitude, eagerness to learn and professional image.
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule, which may include night and weekends.
    • Experience with the arts helpful but not required.

    Interested candidates should send a resume to ncojobsearch@gmail.com

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    Toe River Arts Council

    Position: Executive Director

    The Toe River Arts Council, a flagship rural arts council in North Carolina, seeks an individual with a Master’s degree in arts administration or comparable experience with a proven record of successful managerial experience.

    Background and Status

    The Toe River Arts Council (TRAC), founded in 1976 is a membership organization which serves primarily Mitchell and Yancey Counties, N.C., with some services to Avery County. Membership includes artists, community organizations, government agencies, educational institutions, businesses, and the general public.

    We have three full-time and six part-time staff, over 450 current arts council members, a number of contracted artists, and a host of regular volunteers. Our operating budget is approximately $450,000 which often has included additional fluctuating grants providing over a half million or more.

    Mission Statement: The Toe River Arts Council connects artists, the arts, and communities to enhance participation in and appreciation of the arts that will improve the quality of life for all the Toe River Valley.

     

    Qualifications for the Executive Director

    A Master’s degree in arts administration or comparable experience is preferred with a proven record of successful managerial experience. We will consider an equivalent combination of education and experience. The successful candidate will demonstrate sensitivity to forming and maintaining organizational partnerships and the capacity to work with artists and community members. He or she must be dependable, ethical, possess good people skills, have good organizational skills, be able to manage a varied workload, and work with diverse groups. She or he must demonstrate excellent writing and speaking skills, the ability to create and oversee the financial management of a budget, familiarity with grant writing and reporting, and fundamental knowledge of basic productivity software applications and social media, and will reside in either Mitchell or Yancey Counties.

    A comprehensive list of qualifications along with details of the position is available at http://www.toeriverarts.org/job-description-executive-director/

    Email cover letter, resume and three references to: edsearchtra@gmail.com

    Accepting applications – November through January 31, 2018. Start date for the new ED is June 1, 2018.

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    The ArtsCenter

    Position: ArtsCamp & Afterschool Arts Immersion Teaching Artists

    ArtsCamps at the ArtsCenter provide opportunities for students entering grades K-12 to explore their creative ideas and develop new artistic skills during their summer break. We rely on a team of about 50 professional teaching artists in a variety of genres to make our camps a success each year.

    Our camps are divided into three age groups, so that instructors can consider the maturity level, motor skills, attention span, etc. of their group when planning lessons.

    • Little Campers (rising grades K-1): Students usually work with one visual artist and one performing artist in each session. Each week has a broad theme (such as Patterns of the World, Exploring Textured Art, Mixing & Matching Colors) which instructors should consider when planning.
    • ArtsFocus (rising grades 2-6 – some smaller camps are more limited within this range): The majority of our camps fall into this category, and focus on one style of art for the entire week. Examples: Beginning Sewing, Drawing Techniques, Improv Acting.
    • Summer Youth Workshops (rising grades 7-12): These are similar to ArtsFocus camps, but geared toward a group of middle and high school students who are interested in pursuing a particular form of art. These camps should include individual feedback, group discussions, and generally more depth of study than camps for our younger students.

    All camps end with a Family Sharing program of some kind during the last 30 minutes of camp on Fridays. Instructors are expected to prepare for this in some way, whether by setting up a display within their classroom, facilitating discussion between students and their families, or leading students in a performance of their work.

    To apply to teach summer camps, please fill out this form.


    Many artists who work with our summer camp program also teach residencies with our AfterSchool Arts Immersion program.

    A “residency” is a two-week teaching session that runs Monday-Friday, 3:15-5:45 PM. This allows for about 15 minutes of set-up time prior to teaching, and 15 minutes of clean-up time afterwards.

    Instructors will work with three groups of students each day (group size ranges from 8-15 students). Groups are usually divided by grade level (K-1, 2-3, and 4-5). Student participants are required to attend at least 3 days a week, and some attend every day. Instructors will be assisted by one AAI staff assistant each day.

    All art forms, both visual and performing, are welcome, and connections to age-appropriate academic curriculum are encouraged.

    To apply to teach a 2-week after school residency, please fill out this form.
    Contact Jesse Hollars, Youth Education Coordinator, with questions about becoming a Youth Instructor at jhollars@artscenterlive.org.

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    Surry Arts Council

    Position: Artistic Director

    Reports to: Executive Director

    Major Responsibilities:

    Provides effective management and leadership of the artistic aspects of the Surry Arts Council (including community theatre, visual arts, crafts, music, special needs, and dance) consistent with its vision and mission.
    Develops, implements and evaluates programming, workshops, conferences, shows and educational experiences for each year. This includes but is not limited to:

    • Directing productions produced by Surry Arts Council
    • Oversees dance program including instruction and choreographing productions
    • Oversees technical support (set design, lighting design, costumes, sound, etc.) for productions
    • Acts as contact and liaison for Andy Griffith Playhouse rentals, traveling shows, and school programs
    • Manages children’s summer drama camps and productions. Recruits and trains responsible volunteers.
    • Oversees auditions for all productions
    • Ensures that all light/sound/AV equipment is accounted for, secure, and in good working order
    • Attends Board meetings and reports when applicable
    • Acts a spokesperson for the SAC’s artistic purpose via speaking engagements, public and social appearances, and at fundraising events and solicitations as requested
    • Supports and staffs Mayberry Days events as needed

    Prefer degree in theatre, directing, or dance and experience in producing, directing, and choreography.

    To Apply: Email resumes to tanya@surryarts.org

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    Surry Arts Council

    Position: Director of Finance

    Job Description

    Financial Management

    • Analyze and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate monthly and annual financial statements
    • Collate financial reporting materials for all donor segments, including billing and collection of donations/pledges
    • Serve as liaise with external accountant and board of directors
    • Enter annual budget at the direction of the Executive Director
    • Manage organizational cash flow
    • Effectively communicate and present critical financial matters to the Executive Director
    • Maximize and strengthen the internal capacity of a well-respected, high-impact organization
    • Knowledge of accounting systems and reporting software
    • Report any factors influencing business performance to Executive Director
    • Research all areas of the company for ongoing cost reduction
    • Maintain banking relationships
    • Track grant income and expenses

    Responsibilities

    • Responsible for all financial activities, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, submission of tax payments, daily deposits involving large amounts of cash
    • Posting of cash receipts/bank deposits, disbursements, payables, receivables, donations, and general ledger entries
    • Prepare monthly sales tax reports and file with the NC Department of Revenue
    • Prepare refundable sales tax reports for reimbursement to Arts Council
    • Execute timely reporting/payment of ASCAP and BMI quarterly fees (involves preparation of quarterly report of events by location)
    • Monitor budget versus actual expenses and report issues to the Executive Director
    • Request rates and yields from all local banks and CD renewal period
    • Prepare monthly financial reporting package for monthly board meeting
    • Reconciliation of bank statements
    • Reconciliation of credit card charges to merchant statements provided by financial institution
    • Prepare monthly/annual journal entries
    • Maintain all records pertinent to annual review and 990 preparation
    • Oversee the cash management function, including banking relationships for maximum efficiency
    • Preparation of annual 1099’s for mailing
    • Oversee the external review, coordinate activities with outside accounting firm
    • Establish and maintain cash controls
    • Monitor spending and recommend corrective action as necessary
    • Provide excellent customer service to all visitors and telephone callers
    • Assist in other areas where needed (Amphitheatre, Playhouse, etc.)
    • Notarizing grant applications and other forms, as needed
    • Oversee proper archival of all records in accordance with the SAC Records Retention Policy, and disposal of records
    • Promoting the SAC mission to the community in a positive manner
    • Skills or Proficiency in QuickBooks and Excel
    • Other duties as assigned by Executive Director

    To Apply: Email resumes to tanya@surryarts.org

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    ECU School of Theatre and Dance

    Position: Assistant Professor, Directing & Acting

    East Carolina University School of Theatre and Dance seeks an experienced, collaborative faculty member for a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor position in Directing to begin August, 2018.

    Responsibilities will include teaching a two-course progression in Directing; directing on the main stage; and teaching additional courses within the candidate’s area of expertise (possibly including Beginning and Advanced levels of Acting, Acting for the Camera, Professional Preparation, and/or Theatre Appreciation).

    MFA in Directing preferred, but candidates with an MFA in Acting who have strong directing experience will be considered. A minimum of three years, full-time, university teaching and directing is required; experience directing musicals and the classics is highly desirable.

    The ECU School of Theatre and Dance is a dedicated undergraduate BFA program with an emphasis on professional preparation. ECU seeks to create an environment that fosters recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff, and administration and strongly encourages woman, minorities, and historically underrepresented groups to apply.

    Candidates must apply online at https://ecu.peopleadmin.com and include a cover letter, teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, a link to a short video portfolio of directed productions, contact information for three references, and three letters of recommendation.

    Direct Link to Position: http://ecu.peopleadmin.com/postings/9889
    Position Number: 600002

    Please submit electronic application materials only. Proper documentation of identity, employability, and official transcripts are required upon offer of employment.

    Review of applications will begin December 1st, 2018 and continue until position is filled. Information about the ECU School of Theatre and Dance can be found at www.ecu.edu/theatredance/.

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    Imurj Café and Studios

    Position: Videographer

    Imurj Café and Studios, located in Raleigh’s “warehouse district”, is a for-profit company promoting career development of visual and performing artists, focusing on amateur-to-entry- level-professionals but also established professionals (www.imurj.com).

    Imurj is seeking a highly experienced videographer who is professionally prepared to start their own videography business, but lacks funds to purchase equipment required. Imurj will provide high quality video recording and editing equipment (equipment list can be found at https://www.imurj.com/services/ ), and use of our studios in return for deeply discounted rates for our internal projects and/or payment of rental fees for your external projects (i.e. a trade of services for equipment).

    Applicant must have broad experience recording music videos and some experience in advertising and other promotional videos. Applicant will be “self-employed” and must, therefore, be a highly self-motivated individual and must be easy to get along with. Balance between internal and external projects, rate discounts, rental fees, and/or time to equipment ownership will be negotiated to provide a win-win situation for both the applicant and Imurj and will be included in the Contract Agreement.

    If interested, please send your resume and names and email addresses of 3 professional references to jobs@imurj.com indicating “Videographer” in the Subject line.

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    The ArtsCenter

    Position: Development Director

    The ArtsCenter is soliciting resumes for the position of Development Director. The Development Director is responsible for creating and implementing a comprehensive development plan to sustain and increase contributions to The ArtsCenter. This includes developing a strategic approach that supports a plan for grant research and solicitation, identification of key prospects, ongoing cultivation of donors and development of new sources of income. This position reports to the Executive Director, and works closely with the Board of Directors in strategic donor development and philanthropy training.

    Position Responsibilities Include:

    • Identifies, cultivates, solicits, and stewards private sector funds by targeting foundations, corporations, and individuals. Prepares and submits grant applications as outlined in the fund development plan to generate funds for the organization.
    • Serves as principal major gifts fundraiser, achieving short- and long-term goals.
    • Works with Executive Director and collaborates with Board to create a development plan which increases revenues through clearly defined method of evaluation and measurable goals.
    • Participates as a leader in crafting, monitoring, evaluating the development plan. Develops and manages a master development calendar.
    • Prepares regular reports on progress, budgets, receipts and expenditures related to fundraising and the management of the fund development activities.
    • Ensures constant, quality research of funding sources and trends to better position The ArtsCenter for future changes in fundraising and the marketplace. Monitors trends in the community or region and adapts fundraising strategies as necessary.
    • Develops new and innovative ways to improve the fundraising capacity of the organization and to create new opportunities for contributed income.
    • Oversees the planning and execution of special fundraising events as specified in the fund development plan to generate funds for the organization.
    • Maintains donor/member database and sends solicitations and acknowledgement on a regular scheduled basis.
    • Manages staff on projects including annual Gala and other administrative tasks.
    Skills Required Include:

    • Minimum three (3) years working in a full-time fundraising capacity for a nonprofit organization.
    • Background and/or interest in the arts and passion to promote the importance of the arts and culture for all in the community.
    • Knowledge of philanthropy in the Triangle: Foundations, corporations and other potential funding opportunities in the region.
    • Familiarity with CRM software and facility with managing database programs and MS software.
    • Ability to build relationships: Establish and maintain positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally, to achieve the goals of the organization.
    • Strength with effective communication: Speak, listen and write in a clear, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques.
    • Desire to foster teamwork and to work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness.
    • Capacity to make decisions and to independently assess situations to determine importance, urgency and risks, and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interests of the organization.

    This is a full time salaried position that includes benefits.

    Interested applicants should send resume and cover letter to: director@artscenterlive.org

    or by mail to:

    The ArtsCenter
    300-G East Main St.
    Carrboro, NC 27510

    Position open until filled; resumes received will be reviewed October 30, 2017.

    Equal Opportunity Employer.

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    Charlotte Symphony

    Position: Subscription Sales Associate (Part Time)

    As a Subscription Sales Associate you will represent the Charlotte Symphony and its mission to deliver exceptional musical experiences to our community. You will be responsible for generating new season ticket holders by contacting recent, qualified prospects as well as renewing existing patrons, by phone. Ideal candidates are goal driven, well spoken, dependable and energetic arts enthusiasts. Experience with sales (inside/outside sales, fundraising, business development, stock brokerage work, real estate, and telemarketing) is preferred. However, if you are customer service focused and have the will to succeed and contribute, we will train you.

    • Training will cover sales techniques, product knowledge, composers and music, guest artists, concert series options, prices and venues.
    • You will be expected to understand and adhere to Charlotte Symphony ticketing policies and procedures.
    • Sales office hours are 5 to 9, Monday through Friday and Saturdays 10 to 1. Schedules are flexible for those who have daytime commitments. A minimum of 16 hours to be worked each week.
    • Earn consistent, competitive hourly wages, plus commission/bonus structure and FREE concert tickets

    If this challenge interests you, and you have the desire to learn and contribute to the Charlotte Symphony’s team and organization, please apply for this position by submitting a cover letter and resume. Immediate hire and start date.

    No telephone calls /No agency resumes accepted. EOE M/F/V/D

    Job Type: Part-time
    Salary: $10.00 /hour plus commission

    Qualified applicants should submit cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Sales Manager Josh Wilson at jwilson@charlottesymphony.org with subject: Subscription Sales Associate.

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    FRANK Gallery

    Position: Gallery Manager

    FRANK, a non-profit artists’ cooperative, is in search of a Gallery Manager to operate its retail art gallery in Chapel Hill, NC. FRANK is a 501(c)(3) organization with a mission to support the arts community of Chapel Hill and the region, strengthen community appreciation of the arts through educational outreach, and promote the Town of Chapel Hill and North Carolina as a major Arts Destination.

    The Gallery Manager will run the retail operations of the gallery on a day-to-day basis, including sales, marketing, merchandising, and management of the volunteer staff. The manager will support the outreach and donor/sponsor development efforts of the organization.

    Candidates must have retail management experience, preferably in an art gallery or similar high-end retail environment. Proficiency in Quickbooks, customer database management, and website/social media management is required.

    To be considered, send a resume, along with a cover letter detailing salary requirements, to info@frankisart.com with “Gallery Manager Application; ArtsNC” in the subject line.

    Principals only, and no phone calls please.

    Franklin Street Arts Collective is an equal employment opportunity employer. We adhere to a policy of making employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, or disability. Your opportunity for employment with Franklin Street Arts Collective depends solely on your qualifications.

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    NC Theatre

    Position: Senior Development Officer

    NC Theatre is seeking a talented, experienced fundraising professional to join our growing Development Department. This is an exciting time for NC Theatre. The company recently completed a nation-wide search for its new President & CEO, selecting Elizabeth Doran who joined in March 2017. With a recent estate gift of $1 million, a committed Board of Directors with 100% participation in giving, a growing subscriber and donor base, and a 33-year history of artistic excellence, the company is poised for growth. The Senior Development Officer is a new full-time position. This new employee will join Director of Development Melanie Doerner in growing contributed income for the theatre.

    Reporting to the Director of Development, the Senior Development Officer serves as a key member of the Development team. The Senior Development Officer will have the primary responsibility to manage and grow the lower half of the NC Theatre gift chart, representing about $500K in contributed income from gifts up to $5,000. Gift sources include solicitation of annual fund gifts, grants and corporate and foundation support, and special project fundraising. The Senior Development Officer will also lead all grants activities and development special events, and serve as the staff liaison to our volunteers. NC Theatre is an equal opportunity employer.

    Fundraising Roles and Responsibilities:

    • Design and implement a fundraising plan for annual fund gifts up to $5,000; cultivate and solicit annual gifts
    • Develop and manage annual mail solicitation campaigns and special project fundraising. Develop and manage the grants calendar; ensure submission and reporting deadlines are met; compile, write and edit all grant proposals
    • Coordinate with the finance office for all grant budgets and financial reports; coordinate with program staff to compile information needed for grant proposals and reports
    • Make appointments for Director of Development, President & CEO, board members and other key constituents with foundation officers and other prospects; arrange for onsite tours for supporters

    Other Responsibilities:

    • Direct donor recognition programs
    • Produce quarterly reports for Board of Directors and Director of Development; oversee the donor database and reconcile donor records with the general ledger on a quarterly or more frequent basis
    • Plan and coordinate all development events and donor receptions such as the Backer’s Club, Conservatory Open House, and annual Donor Recognition Event/Season Kick-Off party; manage all event logistics including catering, vendors and volunteers; responsible for event timelines and event budget oversight
    • Serve as staff liaison to our volunteer group the Curtain Callers

    Qualifications

    • Minimum 5 years of fundraising experience in a nonprofit organization with a demonstrated track record of meeting or exceeding revenue goals
    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Experience working in deadline-driven, goal-oriented environments; self-starter with impeccable attention to detail
    • Demonstrated writing skills, excellent communication skills
    • Database management experience
    • Experience in volunteer management
    • Willingness and availability to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends during showtimes

    NC Theatre fosters a workplace community that is exciting, respectful, and fun. Our staff is creative and positive. We encourage people to apply who tend to go with that old theatrical adage “yes…and!” rather than “no…and here’s why not…” NC Theatre embraces human diversity and is committed to building a diverse staff to ensure the highest quality workforce.

    To apply: please email resume, cover letter, 3 references, and salary requirements to devo@nctheatre.com with subject: Senior Development Officer

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    Campbell University Department of Theatre Arts

    Position: Technical Director (Part Time)

    The Department of Theatre Arts at Campbell University is accepting applications for the part-time position of Technical Director, to begin in August 2017. This is a salaried, part-time position (approx. 25 hours per week).

    Requirements | Qualifications: Master’s degree in Technical Theatre or an undergraduate degree (preferably in Theatre) with several years of professional experience.

    Other responsibilities include: The Technical Director oversees all technical aspects of Departmental productions and supervises the scenic shop, including organizing and managing paid student workers, practicum students, and lab students; stocking and maintaining scenic and lighting supplies and equipment; and maintaining prop storage facilities. Additionally, the TD may design sets, lighting, and props for Departmental productions and teach courses as an adjunct instructor.

    Particular emphasis is placed on rigorously maintaining University safety standards in Theatre facilities.

    The TD will work closely with Theatre Arts faculty and must be able to meet production schedules, including being present at and conducting production meetings, technical rehearsals, and strikes.

    Compensation will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
    Please electronically submit letter of application relating education, experience, and teaching philosophy; and current curriculum vitae as well as copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Additionally, please upload three current letters of recommendation. See link below to apply:

    http://www.campbell.edu/about/employment/

    Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

    Campbell University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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    UNCW Office of Arts

    Position: Temporary Theatre Technician Local Crew Positions – CONTINUOUS RECRUITMENT

    UNCW’s Office of the Arts serves the UNCW campus and the Wilmington community by shining a spotlight on the intellectual life of the campus through diverse and unique cultural programming. The Office of the Arts curates the UNCW Presents Series, manages Kenan Auditorium, and advocates for the arts on UNCW’s campus and in the Wilmington community, in collaboration with the five academic arts departments and community partners. UNCW’s Office of the Arts participates in the cultural life of the region as a member of the NC Presenters Consortium and Arts North Carolina.

    UNCW is seeking applications of interest from candidates for temporary local stage crew positions to help with the variety of upcoming performances. We encourage applicants to submit an application for these positions if interested and qualified. Please include a cover letter that indicates the type of position interested in based on descriptions noted below. Review of applications will be ongoing and as needed for performances.

    Essential and other important responsibilities and duties may include assisting with the assembling, disassembling, and maintenance of stages during theater productions. The positions receive general supervision from the Technical Director and have no supervisory responsibilities unless specifically appointed by the Technical Director.

    Other Important Functions Include:

    • Load and unload materials from trucks
    • Assemble and disassemble parts
    • Set up lighting, props and microphones
    • Move and rearrange furniture
    • Unload and set up road cases
    • Perform spotlight operation during shows
    • Construct and paint set pieces
    • Set up risers and musical equipment
    • Ensure props are affixed properly
    • Assist with video, sound and light production
    • Disassemble and store set pieces
    • Ensure props are present at the beginning of a scene and taken away at the end
    • Set up flats
    • Dismantle scenery and other set pieces
    • Work with electricians and lighting assistants
    • Set up lights and microphones
    • Operate sound and lighting systems
    • Build and install scenery
    • Operate scenery-moving machinery
    • Clean stage and backstage before and after each production
    • Handle, wash and repair wardrobe
    • Other duties as assigned

    Knowledge of:

    • English grammar, spelling and punctuation
    • University infrastructure, policies and procedures or ability to learn quickly
    • General methods and problems related to theatrical production; Familiar with basic stage directions, terminology and theatrical equipment and materials
    • Design principles and the ability to translate specifications, blueprints or drawings into real-world solutions if needed.
    • Maintenance procedures for lighting and/or sound equipment and routine theater maintenance.
    • Clothing processes, sewing, cleaning, pressing and steaming, familiarity with construction and repair of costumes and accessories; OR knowledge of wig and hair processes; OR knowledge of stage properties, familiarity with construction of sets and scenes; OR knowledge of stage lighting techniques, controls and follow spot use; OR knowledge of sound techniques; OR knowledge of video production and playback techniques; OR knowledge of stage rigging techniques
    • Safety rules and standards pertaining to backstage theater work

    Ability To:

    • Work independently in the absence of supervision
    • Understand and follow oral and written instructions
    • Maintain effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for:
      • making observations
      • communicating with others
      • reading and writing
      • recognizing and responding to questions
      • operating assigned equipment
    • Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities that may include the following:
      • sitting/standing for extended periods of time
      • lifting and/or moving at least 50 pounds
      • operating assigned equipment
    • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
    • Maintain mental capacity that allows the capability of:
      • making sound decisions
      • answering questions
      • demonstrating intellectual capabilities
    • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

    We are seeking people to fill the following temporary local crew positions:

    • Carpenters – Carpenters are hired to help load in scenic elements for the production. Duties include unloading trucks, unpacking boxes, loading in scenery, repairing or constructing scenic elements, moving furniture or large scenic props, work as run crew for productions, load out. Carpenters are expected to be able to fill in other roles, such as electrician, flymen, rigger, etc. as needed. Carpenters are expected to provide their own hand tools.
    • Flymen – A fly crew is a group of people who operate a fly system from its locking rail during a theatrical production. The responsibilities of a fly crew include bringing battens in and out, keeping the fly system linesets in balance, and ensuring that the fly system’s rope locks are applied when the associated linesets are not moving. Each member of the crew is called a flyman. Loaders are flymen who work high above the stage in the grid, adding or removing counterweights from the fly system arbors.
    • Riggers – Assists in the delivery, set up, operation, dismantling and striking of rigging and rigging equipment needed for clients’ live events. Often includes rigging for video systems, audio systems, lighting systems, and scenery. Other duties include ensuring the safe setup, use, and maintenance of rigging equipment used during for concerts and special events, hangs points, calls bridles, ties knots, hangs soft goods and hard set pieces, operates rigging equipment during load-in, show, and load-out, identifies any additional rigging equipment that may be required, ensures compliance with health and safety regulations, always adheres to safety standards for rigging equipment and uses safe working methods, may work as crew during event, operating spotlights, assisting sound crew, moving backline, scenery, etc., unloads trucks and moves gear to set up location in accordance with instructions and strikes equipment upon completion of event, packs equipment cases and loads trucks.
    • Electricians – Theater Electricians are responsible for all non-design aspects of the lighting in a theatrical production. They may be also responsible for special effects (such as fog) and powering other electrical items (such as motors) used in production. Electricians install (hang), point and shape the beam (focus), and connect to power (circuit) lighting instruments. Additionally they may add gel to color the light, patterns (or gobos) to create texture or shape a light into a picture, and accessories that give the designer the ability to change some aspect of the light, such as scrollers (color changers) or pattern effects (gobo rotators).
    • Master Electrician – The Master Electrician, M.E. or “Chief Electrician”, supervises all other Electricians working on a production or show. They are sometimes referred to as the Head Electrician or in a touring house, the House Electrician.
    • Lighting Programmer – The Lighting Programmer is a person familiar with the lighting board being used who sits next to or in communication with the lighting designer during “tech”. He or she is responsible for programming in the lighting cues as dictated to him or her by the lighting designer. This saves the designer the time and attention of using the light board and allows him or her to concentrate on building the cues. Often this person is the Light Board Operator for the show’s run.
    • Light Board Operator – The Light Board Operator, Lighting Operator, Board Op or just LX Op is the person who executes cues for a production. They may need to be able to write cues for their lighting board, and to make adjustments quickly to account for equipment failure, or people being in the wrong location. For some live events, such as concerts, this person may also be creating cues and looks on the fly, and functioning both as an operator and a designer simultaneously. Experience with ETC Eos family is expected.
    • Audio Crew – The Audio Crew is responsible for the load-in, set-up, and load-out of all things audio/video related. Duties include the unloading and set-up of speakers, monitors, mixing boards, microphones, projectors, projection screens, cameras, and the running of all necessary cable. The audio crew is also responsible for trouble shooting any problems that may occur involving sound and video. The audio crew may also serve on the run crew.
    • Soundboard Operator (A1) – The Soundboard Operator is the head of the Audio Crew. The Soundboard Operator is responsible for all sound engineering required during live performances. The Soundboard Operator must have extensive knowledge and training in live sound production. The Soundboard Operator is responsible for all signal routing, live mixing, and execution of any sound cues that are necessary for the production. Experience with Yamaha M7CL Digital Consoles or similar is expected.
    • Props – Props personnel are responsible for the maintenance, and repair of all props pieces associated with the production. Duties may also include organization of props table, making sure each prop is functioning properly, making sure each prop piece is set properly, and serving as run crew. Props personnel must be highly organized and have experience in carpentry and craft making.
    • Wardrobe – is responsible for supervising all wardrobe related activities during the course of the production run. All wardrobe personnel must be proficient at sewing and be able to make quick repairs on the fly.

    Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    • No Experience Required
    • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time
    • Must be able to lift at least 50lbs

    Preferred formal education or training, professional skills and work experience

    • Experience in Theater or Film preferred
    • Audio, lighting, rigging and video preferred
    • Degree in Theater or Film preferred

    For More Information and To Applyhttps://jobs.uncw.edu/postings/4925

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