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Executive Director, Akron Civic Theatre

Working in conjunction with the CEO and the Board of Trustees, the Executive Director is responsible for the successful leadership and management of the Akron Civic Theatre and the venues under its management, with particular emphasis on fund development, operations including personnel management, and facilities. The Executive Director is a member of the senior staff responsible for working with the CEO and Board of Trustees in developing and executing the strategic direction for the theater.

Call for Artist Workshops

The Orange Art Center is searching for new and exciting workshops to offer our students. Currently they are looking to fill select dates with one day, “make + take” sessions where students will leave with their finished piece at the end of the session. Orange Art Center currently has two options available for day and time: Art Wellness Workshops on the first Friday of each month from 4 - 5:30pm, and Sunday Funday Workshops, offered twice a month on Sundays from 10am - 12pm. There are additional opportunities for other proposed workshops for weekdays or weekends with unique hours, even multi-day workshops. Any and all ideas are welcome. They are interested in workshops in any medium, from ceramics or painting to printmaking or jewelry. They do ask that workshops be at an entry level, where beginner artists will feel comfortable alongside others who may have more experience. Please note that as a part of the Orange City School District, background checks and fingerprinting are required.

Administrative Assistant

GroundWorks DanceTheater seeks a self-motivated and detail-oriented individual with excellent communication and organizational skills. The Administrative Assistant is responsible for day-to-day office operations and a wide variety of administrative tasks. The person in this position will work with each member of the staff to assist with administrative tasks needed in each department. There will be a high level of autonomy and most working hours will be spent in the office. Review full job description and click on link to apply.

Greater Circle Living Program Coordinator

Fairfax Renaissance Development Corporation (FRDC) is seeking an organized, energetic individual to assist in the administration of the Greater Circle Living Program (GCL). GCL is an innovative employee housing assistance program geared toward anchor institutions and nonprofits in the Greater University Circle (GUC) area. The program provides financial incentives for employees to live in the GUC area. FRDC is searching for an individual with a track record of operating in a fast paced environment with outstanding communication, organizational and customer service skills.

Director of Ticketing

Playhouse Square is looking for a self-motivated, outgoing individual with strong data base management, and a service-oriented disposition  to take on our exciting position of Director of Ticketing. 

Donor Relations & Special Programs Coordinator

Playhouse Square is looking for an individual with excellecent communication skills and customer service or fundraising experience to take on our exciting position of Donor Relations & Special Programs Coordinator. 

Piano Instructor

This position is responsible for maintaining an active and growing studio by instructing students in weekly private lessons and preparing students for Student Showcase recitals. Instructors are expected to teach consistently during the academic year with an optional summer semester. Beck Center’s academic calendar includes: Fall (Sept 13-Dec 18), Winter/Spring (Jan 10-May 28), and Summer (June 13-August 26). Instructors provide a high standard of music instruction that meets the needs of each individual student, tracking their short-term and long-term goals toward sustained growth. Instructors communicate with students, parents, and staff to facilitate lessons and foster student retention. Instructors are responsible for recording attendance and enrollment accurately and promptly in the faculty time and attendance system.

Fulfillment Manager

Job Status: Part-time. 12-20 hours a week. This position does not provide benefits.

Hourly Rate: $15 an hour.

Requirements: This position requires a highly organized individual with attention to detail. You will be responsible for assembling items such as chimes and shipping all items made at the studio. You must oversee shipment timelines, maintain quality control and work with other team members to meet deadlines.

Assistant Customer Service Manager

The Assistant Customer Service Manager supports the Customer Services Manager in overseeing all aspects of the customer service operation. Broad duties include registration, ticket sales, reception, facilities scheduling, rentals and front of house management. The Assistant Customer Services Manager supports the Customer Services Manager in leading the Customer Service Associates and front of house team to provide a universally welcoming, courteous, inclusive, and accessible environment at Beck Center for all visitors, staff and volunteers.

The ideal candidate will be a highly organized, creative, detail-oriented and energetic person with a high level of emotional intelligence. We are looking for an excellent problem solver who is empathetic, inclusive, and has a strong passion for Beck Center’s mission. A two-year business degree or equivalent work experience is preferred, as well as strong written and verbal communication skills, tact and diplomacy. Excellent time management skills are a must.

Lighting Designer, Production Stage Manager, and Technical Director

Lakeland Theatre and Lakeland Community College is seeking the following positions:
Lighting Designer, Production Stage Manager, and Technical Director
ALL POSITIONS ARE PAID

Production Dates:
February 4 - 20, 2022

Please send a resume to Martin Friedman, at martinfriedman98@gmail.com

Public Relations Specialist

SUMMARY: Incumbents design, engineer, and direct an end product related to the assignment. Duties include research and development, writing, and media relations.

Examples of Duties

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Researches, develops, writes, edits, and coordinates Focus Magazine (3-4 times/year)
  • Researches, develops, writes, edits, and coordinates weekly City News Update (eBlast)
  • Assists in media communications for one or more departments, including social media such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter
  • Creates and manages all marketing and communication efforts for Cain Park summer season
  • Develops public information programs for departments and Elected Officials
  • Advises staff on media related issues; assists departments in communicating services to the public
  • Prepares, reviews and edits releases, newsletters, publications and scripts
  • Researches, writes, photographs and produces multi-media public information presentations
  • Performs extensive research for special projects; collect information, analyze data and make recommendations; prepare comprehensive reports or manuals
  • Assist in keeping city website and subsites up to date, including Cain Park, up to date
  • Maintains regular attendance and punctuality
  • Performs other duties of a similar nature or level

Technical Director

CPT is hiring a Technical Director (TD). This role requires leadership and initiative and reports to the Executive Artistic Director (EAD). This is a senior staff role participating in leading the theatre and supporting the EAD in strategy and decision-making.

The TD manages and implements all technical aspects of productions, except costumes, for CPT’s season, consisting of 6-12 full productions, 2-4 new work development series, 2 multi-site special events, and other artistic projects. CPT programs in two theatres, various onsite studios, and occasionally produces work offsite in nontraditional spaces. The TD will lead the rebuilding of this department and will work with the EAD and the artistic department to grow capacity. For the 2021/2022 Season, the TD oversees and works with CPT’s Technical Associate and a limited number of over-hire technicians to implement all sets, lighting, video, and sound installations. The TD is responsible for oversight of CPT’s scene shop and technical equipment. The TD is also offered opportunities to work as a designer. Candidates must have four years full-time technical theatre work (or equivalent as a freelancer) with excellent technical skills in the following areas: sound technician, master electrician, and set construction. Expertise in some of the following skills is also a plus: sound design, lighting design/video design/implementation, and scenic design. The successful candidate will be collaborative, eager to learn new ways of working, service oriented, and highly self-motivated.

Cassidy Theatre Seeks Technical Directors For 2022 Season

Cassidy Theatre is searching for Technical resources skilled in scenic design and construction to join us for our 2022 season.

The Technical Director is one of the many faces of the Cassidy Theatre, and is the primary point of contact and oversight for all technical aspects related to a production or special event produced by Cassidy Theatre Inc.  The Technical Director primarily works independently, but also in conjunction with the Cassidy Theatre Board of Directors and production teams to execute the overall strategy and vision for the event and for the organization.

Theater Instructor (part-time)

Solon Center for the Arts is accepting applications for a Part-Time Theater Instructor for upcoming theater classes and productions.  Approximately 5-10 hours per week with additional hours for special events/programs.  Hours may increase during the summer.

  • Youth Theater Classes (Tuesday & Thursday afternoon/evening)
  • Production Rehearsals (Tuesday & Thursday evening)
  • Additional hours for special events/programs and summer camps

Internship for Spring 2022

The Admin intern’s primary focus will be managing and executing critical administrative tasks. Social media, database management, and operational support and projects will also be a function of this internship. Anyone interested in arts administration, nonprofit management, marketing, office management, development, fundraising, and applied theatre should apply. 

Administrative and Events Coordinator

Piano Cleveland seeks a dynamic arts professional to join us as our Administrative and Events Coordinator!

Marketing Manager

The Marketing Manager is responsible for the timely creation of all print and digital media necessary to ensure Near West Theatre’s strategic marketing and communication efforts and increase organizational awareness and visibility. The Marketing Manager will assure effective content creation and management of the print and digital marketing, social media, advertising, public relations, and communications of the organization and associated budgets.

Teaching Artists

Cleveland Print Room (CPR) is seeking photographers and visual artists interested in facilitating classes and workshops for students and adults.

CPR is interested in engaging artists who are interested in developing or deepening their work as instructors. We believe that it is essential to the development of our programming and the growth of our organization to have a diverse faculty community of artists. We continue to center exploration and experimentation as we carry out our mission to the photographic image, traditional and alternative processes. We are committed to providing quality experiences to participants of all ages. Our youth-centered ’Teen Institute’ programs are designed to support young creatives ages 12-21 in their pursuit of a photo-based creative practice in hopes of building a rich group of talented rising photographers. We invite applicants to think about the importance and intricacies of their own practice and how it can be shared with others.

FRONT DESK ASSISTANT

The Movement Project School of Dance is seeking a Front Desk Assistant for their evening classes. The Movement Project School of Dance is the official school of the professional Cleveland-based Modern dance company, The Movement Project. As a dance school, they strive to build meaningful connections to youth and families in the community by providing affordable youth dance education that focuses on a well-rounded curriculum, a professional environment, and a safe and exciting space that cultivates learning! Their Front Desk Assistant will be someone with positive and welcoming energy. Duties will include opening the dance studio, welcoming students & parents, managing dance attire sales, communicating important information to parents, office tasks, and light cleaning. They are looking for someone who is approachable, helpful, and willing to build a good rapport with our school of dance families.

Art Model

The Orange Art Center (OAC) is seeking qualified life drawing models to pose for our adult art classes in the newly renovated studios at OAC. If you are an experienced model looking to join a dedicated community of artist faculty members and students, please submit your bio, resume, and references to artcenter@orangecsd.org. Competitive compensation will be offered. No phone calls please. A background check is required.