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Children's Theatre Company
Minneapolis, MN

Expires: 08/03/18

Job Dates

Regular position

Pay

Range from $17.30 to $18.75 per hour per hour

Childrens Theatre Company is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Company Manager. This is a part-time regular position with a fluctuating workload that will average 30 hours per week. This position is eligible for our part-time regular benefits package, which includes medical and dental insurance, vacation and sick leave, 8 paid holidays and a 403(b) retirement savings plan.

ORGANIZATIONAL DESCRIPTION:
Led by Artistic Director Peter C Brosius and Managing Director Kim Motes, Children's Theatre Company (CTC) is the nations leading theatre for multigenerational audiences and is one of the 20 largest producing theatres in the United States. A winner of the Tony Award for Outstanding Regional Theatre, CTC creates extraordinary theatre experiences that educate, challenge and inspire young people. It has set standards of excellence in the quality of its productions, commitment to new work, and innovative education and community partnerships.

DESCRIPTION OF MINNEAPOLIS AND THE TWIN CITIES METRO AREA
Minneapolis and the Twin Cities area has a thriving and vibrant arts scene. The Twin Cities metro area is one of the largest theatre markets in the country, with over 200 theatres. Minnesota year in and year out ranks near the top nationwide in federal and state arts funding and has a strong history of private arts philanthropy.

The Twin Cities area is the second largest economic center in the Midwest and is annually ranked as a top area in terms of quality of life. It is home to several restaurants and chefs that are James Beard nominees or winners. The Minneapolis park system has been called the best-designed, best-financed and best-maintained in America.

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Company Manager provides a welcoming environment and a smooth experience for the CTC Company including guest artists and student actors. This position works with Production Manager to organize travel, housing, and other logistical arrangements for guest writers, directors, designers, and actors. This position also works with Producer and artistic department to schedule auditions for both professional and student actors and provides other logistical support for the Casting Consultant.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Coordinate travel and accommodations arrangements for the company and guest artists to CTC, or for CTC personnel for tours and transfers. Provide local transportation to guest artists for groceries, to and from the airport, etc.
Regularly update all-staff on guest artist travel schedules
Request and deliver per diems for guest artists and handle all travel reimbursements
Provide welcome materials and local information to guest artists in appropriate format
Closely track and reconcile all expenses related to company management
Manage electronic on-boarding process for new artists including background check requests as needed
Work with Casting Consultant to execute adult and student actor auditions for all productions. Coordinate logistics of auditions including advertising, scheduling, and room set-up
Make offers to student actors and serve as point of contact for parents and schools
Generate student actor documents
Execute season auditions as required by AEA
Communicate salient information to the Managing Director, Artistic Director, Marketing and Development to facilitate the creation of events centered upon guest artists
Communicate with CTCs Theatre Arts Training program regarding current or former educators or students who might be suitable for casting in main stage productions
Record and report accurate information re: casting for each production to appropriate parties
Assist with casting of CTCs Performing Apprentices
Works with each season performing apprentices to provide insight and mentorship throughout season as needed
Schedule and train Student Actor Supervisor staff for each production and act as their day to day contact
Coordinate meals for actors and/or crew as dictated by Collective Bargaining Agreements with Actors Equity and IATSE
Plan and execute show-specific events for the company, hosting approximately 30+ events per season, serving between 25-150 people per event. Events include, but are not limited to, meet and greets, bagel Fridays, opening night post-show cast/crew receptions and closing events
Keep green rooms, kitchens, staff lounge and actor lounge organized and stocked
Manage needs of CTC apartment and coordinate cleaning, maintenance and resources necessary to maintain it and make it a welcoming environment for guest artists
Coordinate, schedule and complete payment for stage door attendants, accompanist or any other personnel needed for auditions and rehearsals
Assist with VISA applications for international artists
Other duties as assigned

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:
Competency Statement(s)
Organization Ability to manage highly detailed logistics for multiple projects simultaneously
Autonomy - Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Patience - Ability to act calmly under stress and strain, and of not being hasty or impetuous.
Project Management - Ability to organize and direct a project to completion
Tactful - Ability to show consideration for and maintain good relations with others
Initiative - Ability to make decisions or take actions to solve a problem or reach a goal
Relationship Building - Ability to effectively build relationships with customers and co-workers
Accurate - Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly
Liaise Effectively Ability to facilitate effective communication between parties
Verbal Communication Ability to express and understand information through spoken words
Written Communication Ability to express and understand information in writing
Attention to Detail Ability to be careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks
Experience
Experience working with theatre artists and actors required. Customer service experience required.

SKILLS + ABILITIES:
Computer Skills
Must be competent in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook), internet-savvy (search engine use, research, etc), and comfortable tracking and reconciling expenses.
Certificates + Licenses:
Valid drivers license and clean DMV report required.

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION STATEMENT:
CTC is dedicated to increasing equity, diversity and inclusion in our audiences, our programs and in all of our hiring for staff, artists, and recruiting of board members. CTC is committed to a future where our theatre is a home for all people, all families, and is truly reflective of our community. We are also committed to providing a work environment that is free from discrimination. CTC prohibits discrimination in employment against any employee or job applicant because of that persons race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, sex, national origin, disability status, genetic information, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, familial status, veteran status, status with regard to public assistance, membership in a local human rights commission or any other legally protected status.

TO APPLY:
Email letter of interest and resume, in pdf format, with Company Manager in the subject line to Andrew Robertson, Director of Human Resources, at productionjobs@childrenstheatre.org.

Contact

Andrew Robertson

Director of Human Resources

arobertson(at)childrenstheatre(dot)org

https://www.childrenstheatre.org

(612) 872-5176

Business Address

2400 Third Avenue South

Minneapolis, MN 55404

Posted: 07/05/2018 15:14:43 EST

Last Updated: 07/05/2018 19:00 EST

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