Position: Box Office Manager and Tessitura Administrator

Virginia Stage Company seeks to fill the position of Box Office Manager. The Box Office Manager is primarily responsible for overseeing all box office operations for main stage performances and special events at Virginia Stage. They will supervise a large staff during normal work hours and productions with the assistance of the Box Office Supervisor. The Box Office Manager will also be the lead Tessitura user for VSC.

Box Office Manager
• Ensuring delivery of exceptional customer service to everyone in contact with the Box Office, including providing pleasant, accurate, and expedient customer service for anyone needing assistance from the box office
• Training and supervising all box office personnel. This is to include the daytime box office staff, as well as staff scheduled for performances
• Scheduling staffing needs for every performance and attending performances when Box Office Supervisor is not in attendance
• Coordinating box office operations with front of house and concessions. This can include shared supervision during performances and scheduling of overlapping staff.
• Coordinating two or more major mailings during the course of the year
• Daily generation of sales reports and box office deposits
• Ensuring that daily, weekly, and monthly Box Office deposits and reports balance by working with Virginia Stage’s accountant
• Representing Virginia Stage Company in a professional manner, both in appearance and attitude
• Assisting other Virginia Stage Company staff as needed, including during Virginia Stage special events
• Assisting with walkup and phone sales as needed

Tessitura Administrator
• Mastering Virginia Stage Company’s ticketing system, (Tessitura) including season set up and the ability to analyze patron information and create lists as needed by Virginia Stage
• Being the lead Tessitura user and administrator for VSC. This is to include working closely with box office, marketing, development, finance, and education.
• Training VSC administrative staff on Tessitura
• Creating and maintaining all Tessitura accounts for VSC personnel

Required Skills:
Strong customer service skills
• Ability to problem-solve
• Experience managing staff
• Experience with Tessitura preferred
• Self-motivated individual requiring minimal supervision
• Strong organizational and follow-through skills
• Ability to respond to changing circumstances quickly
• Courteous, professional, a good team-player with a good sense of humor

Please send cover letter and resume to: Brad Tuggle, Director of Marketing btuggle@vastage.org

Date: 05/28/17

Position: Communications Manager and Special Events Coordinator

Located in the NEON district of Norfolk, Virginia, the d’Art Center is an environment where working artists are part of an interactive arts community that engages the public through the experience of art and the creative process. The d’Art Center hosts exhibitions, fundraisers, and other events, with studio space with over twenty professional working artists.

The d’Art Center invites applications for the Communications Manager and Special Events Coordinator, a part-time (approximately 30 hours per week) position.

Responsibilities: design print marketing materials; update and maintain website; coordinate printing; work with the Executive Director to develop cost effective marketing and printing strategies within a limited budget; assist in the coordination of classes, events, and exhibitions as needed; assist in the installation of exhibitions; assume responsibility for logistics for event coordination; facilitate cost effective and innovative advertising through traditional and social media; adhere to a pre-established marketing budget; answer questions and requests from the public; serve as a point of contact for the media; write copy; foster positive relationships with the staff, board, public, resident artists, and media; other duties as assigned by the Executive Director

Qualifications: bachelor’s degree in graphic design, marketing, communications, or closely related field (associates degrees and/ or extensive related professional experience without a degree will be considered); proficiency in the Adobe Creative Suite software; strong design skills and writing skills; strong interpersonal and organizational skills; demonstrated commitment to and understanding of an arts organization; ability to work on both Mac and PC platforms; familiarity with Microsoft products; ability to effectively multi-task; excellent time management skills; interest and desire to engage with the public

Established working hours for this position are: Wednesday-Saturday 10:00am-5:00pm with occasional additional weekend/ evening hours for events and receptions.

Full consideration is given to applicants who apply by Monday, April 17, 2017. To apply, please submit:
• A cover letter which includes (1) specific salary requirements and (2) when you are available to start the position
• A resume emphasizing design, marketing, and/ or communications experience and credentials
• Names, titles, phone numbers, emails, and addresses for three professional references
• PDF versions (compatible for Mac and PC) of the below:

Visit https://d-artcenter.org/dart-classes-workshops/ and view second section titled “Workshops” (after the d’Art Summer Camp 2017 section). Including workshop titles, times, dates, cost, and instructor names, design a (1) 8.5” x 11” flier consistent with the d’Art Center’s established designs. (2) Draft a short press release to advertise all Spring and Summer 2017 classes and workshops. (3) Send two additional PDF examples of your original print designs.

The above items must be submitted together in one email to Carolyn Phillips, Executive Director at director@d-artcenter.org. The subject line should read “Communications application.”

Please no phone calls or in-person inquiries. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Date: 04/06/17

Position: Museum Assistant - Fort Monroe Authority

Department: Museum
FLSA status: Full-time, Non-exempt
Salary range: $25,000-$30,000 annually based on knowledge and experience

Work conditions: Office environment in historic building, not ADA accessible. Moderate lifting ability and ability to stand and walk with or without assistance for 90-120 minutes. Occasional evening and weekend work.

Reports to: Casemate Museum Director

Responsibilities of Museum Assistant:
1. Conducts tours of the Casemate Museum and grounds for diverse audiences.
2. Represents the Casemate Museum at special events and programs.
3. Assists with tour and volunteer administration.
4. Performs exhibit and collections housekeeping with supervision of curatorial staff.
5. Assists with museum operations such as open/close procedures and environmental monitoring.
6. Supports museum communications with photography, videography, and the creation informational signage, flyers, invitations, social media posts, etc. 7. Provides visitor services, such as responding to phone and in-person inquiries, inducting Junior Rangers, and maintaining information areas.
8. Assists staff with historic research, writing, and editing.
9. Maintains inventory of museum supplies and submits bi-monthly supply orders.
10. Assists staff with administrative tasks.

* 4-year college degree, or combination of experience, in Museum Studies, History, Education, Social Science, or related field.
*Good organizational skills and ability to work independently.
A passion for history, education, and public relations.
* Excellent oral and written communication skills.
* Proficient in Microsoft Office and related software.
*Experience with graphic design a plus.

Note: All full-time employees are required to contribute 5% of annual salary toward their retirement account; in accordance with VRS retirement provisions. This will be handled through a pre-tax payroll deduction.

The Fort Monroe Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer in compliance with EEOC. This posting closes Friday, March 24 at 5:00 pm. To apply please forward (1) a copy of your resume, (2) a cover letter and (3) an FMA Job Application (available on our website at www.fmauthority.com).
to: Joan F. Baker, Human Resources Manager - jbaker@fmauthority.com Or mail to: Joan F. Baker, Human Resources Manager, 20 Ingalls Road, Fort Monroe, VA 23651. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Date: 03/09/17

Position: Director - Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington (JHSGW)

The Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington (JHSGW) has launched a nationwide search for a new Director, someone who will be tasked with leading JHSGW through an expansion as it builds itself into a larger museum operation. We have engaged a search firm, Museum Search & Reference, to help us with this search.

I am asking you all to share this job opening with your networks. Our search consultants would also welcome any nominations. Time is of the essence, as the job is posted only through February 10 (qualified late-comers will be accommodated if possible).

I am attaching a copy of the job profile here. You can also see it on the JHSGW website: https://www.jhsgw.org/about-us/jobs/director or at www.museum-search.com/open-searches/

If you have ideas or suggestions for candidates or nominators, you should feel free to reach out directly to our search consultants, Marilyn Hoffman and Connie Rosemont at SearchandRef@museum-search.com or by calling Connie at 603-545-9104.

Date: 02/02/17

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