It is the policy of TADA! to provide employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender, and to maintain an environment free of harassment or retaliation as required by law. No phone calls please. EOE.

ASSOCIATE MARKETING DIRECTOR

TADA! Youth Theater seeks a full-time Associate Marketing Director

About the Position

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with applicable experience in theater marketing along with strong oral, writing, and computer skills. The Associate Marketing Director must take initiative and maintain a consistently positive, can-do attitude along with imagination, a strategic approach, and an entrepreneurial spirit. This position provides marketing for all of TADA!’s education, ensemble, theater, and development departments. A key focus is to increase sales and public awareness of TADA! as a New York City institution. TADA! has classes and camps year round, three original musical mainstage productions, and various events such as: Annual Gala, Banned Broadway Project, Dance-A-Thon, off-site events and more.

This position will have a focus on graphic design and creating marketing collateral for the organization as a whole. Additionally, the position will oversee Audience Services and Front of House Staff for TADA!’s productions. He/She will be knowledgeable in social media, emerging technologies, and extremely resourceful.

Requirements:

  • 2+ years in theater/performing arts-related marketing experience in the New York marketplace.

Qualifications:

  • A sincere interest in marketing for youth and the arts

  • Knowledge of New York theater and youth programs

  • Thorough understanding of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word)

  • Google apps, Salesforce (database) and Click&Pledge (registration software) preferred but not required

  • Proficient in social media: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube

  • Design skills preferred: basic  Photoshop, InDesign, illustrator to create advertisements and in-house graphic design

  • Knowledge of MailChimp (or similar programs) to create and send e-blasts

  • Experience in website and database maintenance and administration

Job duties:

  • Show/class/camp programs

  • Website

  • Google adwords

  • Advertisements (planning, designing)

  • Partnerships

  • Social media

  • Press releases

  • Mailings

  • E-blasts

  • Lobby displays

  • Branding

  • Group Sales

Reports to the Director of Development and Marketing.

Salary: $45,000+ (negotiable health and other benefits).

Looking to fill position in July 2017.

At TADA! we value diversity of staff (to reflect the Ensemble we work with) and encourage applicants of color to apply. It is the policy of TADA! to provide employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender, and to maintain an environment free of harassment or retaliation as required by law.

To Apply:

E-mail cover letter, resume, salary history, and references to rchristensen@tadatheater.com  with subject line: Associate Marketing Director.  No phone calls please.

EDUCATION PROGRAMS MANAGER (Full-time)

Purpose of the Education Department

To support, further, and fund the mission of TADA! Youth Theater with unique and relevant arts education programs that engage students from all racial, economic, and social backgrounds. Off-site programming includes in-school residencies and after-school programs for Pre-K to 12th grade. On-site offers classes/camps to ages 3-14.  Using the art form of musical theater (singing, dancing, acting, playwriting), TADA!’s education programs specialize in co-creating original material for all ages and abilities and are team-taught by two professional Teaching Artists (Director/Choreographer and Music Director).

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Set-up, monitor, and cultivate renewing After-School residencies and workshops as well as book birthday parties;
  • Manage database and website ensuring up-to-date and accurate information is maintained for the Education Department;
  • Assist with organizing and implementing grant requirements for government funded After-School programs;
  • Maintain correspondence with parents and school partners regarding program changes and developments;
  • Assist TADA!’s Marketing initiatives for Education programs via e-mail/mail and phone, as well as for printed materials;
  • Assist the Education Assistant in the In-House class registrations and with the department’s sales reconciliations and reports;
  • Assist in interviewing, hiring, and supervising part-time Education Assistant, Interns, and Teaching Artists including approving and submitting payroll;
  • Manage Education Internship program;
  • Assist in development and sales of new education programs;
  • Represent TADA! at various school-related and public events.

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years’ experience in arts education or NYC school system;
  • Strong written and oral communications skills;
  • Superior attention to detail;
  • Ability to work well under pressure;
  • Take initiative and display flexibility in managing issues while maintaining a positive, solution-oriented attitude;
  • Must be a self-starter and possess excellent time-management and multi-tasking skills;
  • Solid knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Salesforce
  • Occasional evenings and weekends required and;
  • Bachelor’s Degree (graduate degree in arts administration/education preferred but not required).

*Position will start in August/September 2017 and, if need be, can arrange for part-time hours (short term) until full-time hours are possible. Starting salary will be in the mid to upper $30’s plus benefits package. Please send cover letter, resume, and references to Katy Knowles, Director of Education (kknowles@tadatheater.com) by Wednesday, July 5, 2017.  No phone calls please.

*Education Programs Manager also has the opportunity to supplement income with Teaching Artistry with TADA!

EDUCATION ASSISTANT (part-time)

Purpose of the Education Department

To support, further, and fund the mission of TADA! Youth Theater with unique and relevant arts education programs that engage students from all racial, economic, and social backgrounds. Off-site programming includes in-school residencies and after-school programs for Pre-K to 12th grade. On-site offers classes/camps to ages 3-14.  Using the art form of musical theater (singing, dancing, acting, playwriting), TADA!’s education programs specialize in co-creating original material for all ages and abilities and are team-taught by two professional Teaching Artists (Director/Choreographer and Music Director).

Reports to Director of Education

Key Responsibilities of the Education Assistant

  • Registrar of In-House classes (i.e., class registrations via phone, in-person & online)
  • Class preparation (e.g., signs, binders, letters, attendance sheets, etc.)
  • Complete administrative duties (e.g., data entry, phone call fielding, faxing/copying & mailing, etc.)
  • Compiling class data (e.g., health & Emergency Contact forms; enrollment sizes/ages/levels of ability)
  • Provide daily updates to on-site class registration and weekly financial report
  • Each week, send on-site class registration and finance report to Executive Director, Producing Artistic Director, Director of Education, Education Programs Manager, and Director of Marketing
  • Assist with monitoring class enrollment (e.g., wait lists, cancellations, class size extensions, refund processing)
  • Reconcile class payments (i.e., ensure that registration information for all class/camps are documented and that all payments are received)
  • Assist Education Programs Manager with preparing TADA! birthday parties
  • Assist with parent correspondence regarding class information
  • Assist with handling requests/comments/concerns from parents
  • When needed, assist with Teaching Artist correspondence regarding class assignments, attendance & class materials
  • Assist in development of new programs and expressing suggestions on how to improve administrative procedures
  • Assist in Marketing strategies for classes via e-mail/mail, phone & flyer distribution
  • Assist with attending final sharings/presentations for on- and off-site classes/residencies
  • When viable, assist with the teaching of classes/residencies
  • Administer exemplary customer service with all transactions
  • Assist in representing TADA! at meetings, schools, festivals & other various events
  • Additional duties as assigned that supports the smooth operation of the department

*Position will start in September 2017. This position will work 26 hours/week at $15.00 (flexible hours).  Education Assistant also has the opportunity to supplement income with Teaching Artistry with TADA! Please send cover letter, resume, and references to Katy Knowles, Director of Education (kknowles@tadatheater.com ) by Wednesday, July 5, 2017.  No phone calls please.

TEACHING ARTISTS

TADA! is not seeking new Teaching Artists at this time. However, if you would like to submit your resume to our Education Department for any future hiring needs, we’d be happy to place your information on file for our next round of Teaching Artist auditions. Note: TADA!’s in-school, after-school, and in-house class curricula are based in Musical Theater. All classes are team-taught by a Director/Choreographer and Music Director. Please send resumes (artistic, teaching, and/or administrative) and headshot (optional) to Katy Knowles, Senior Education Manager, at kknowles@tadatheater.com. No phone calls, please.

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

TADA!’s internship program offers students a hands-on opportunity to learn about the operations of a renowned youth theater and arts education organization. We are always looking for smart, motivated people to join our team. Send us your resume and a cover letter telling us why you’re interested in TADA!. College and graduate student interns can arrange to receive credit and may choose to complete a project in conjunction with their internship with the approval of TADA!’s management and we can work around your class schedule. Internships are generally unpaid. Please note TADA! does not provide housing for interns.

Development Intern: TADA! Youth Theater is seeking interns in the Development Department. This position will provide intense, hands-on experience in all facets of the most lucrative side of arts administration: fundraising. Day-to-day activities will include grant writing, database management, research and special event planning tasks. The intern will leave the organization job-ready with well-rounded skills and a portfolio of projects they guided from start to finish. Candidates should have completed at least three years of undergraduate study in any arts or humanities subject; and show initiative, computer savvy, dedication, multitasking skills as well as a sense of humor. Candidates should also have 15-20 hours available for work and a willingness to stay for a minimum of 4-6 months. The internship is unpaid but we can assist with college credit. Interested candidates should email resume and a brief cover letter to LTalbot@tadatheater.com

Events Intern: TADA! is seeking interns to assist in the planning and management of various events that place throughout the course of the year including our Casino Night, Dance-A-Thon, and Annual Gala among others. The ideal candidate will be a well-organized self-starter who is comfortable taking on a wide variety of tasks. Responsibilities may include mailing invitations, event promotion, collecting RSVPs, processing payments, soliciting auction donations and ad sales, among others. The interns will also work on site at all events to assist with event management. Event interns are needed from November-June, but scheduling is flexible based on the needs of the event. Candidates should have availability between 10am and 6pm Monday-Friday, as well as the ability to work some nights and weekends. The internship is unpaid, but we can assist with college credit. Interested candidates should email resume and a brief cover letter to LTalbot@tadatheater.com.

Social Media Intern: TADA! is seeking interns looking to gain experience in social media managing and the nonprofit sector! We are looking for someone who is energized, creative, and can help us maintain our presence via social media such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Candidates should have experience in various social media platforms and an interest in theater and/or nonprofit management. Hours are negotiable and scheduling is flexible. The internship is unpaid, but we can assist with college credit. Interested candidates should email resume and a brief cover letter to LTalbot@tadatheater.com.

Graphic Design Intern: TADA! is seeking interns who excel in all things design. We are looking for someone who can assist in creating postcards, brochures, social media content, e-blasts, and much more. You will gain valuable experience in graphic design and marketing and create pieces that can be added to your portfolio of work. The ideal candidate will be well versed in Adobe Suite, specifically Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator. To apply please send a resume, cover letter, and example of your work to LTalbot@tadatheater.com.

Marketing Intern: TADA! Youth Theater is seeking interns in the Marketing & Press Department. This position will provide an intense look into the world of non-profit marketing. Day-to-day activities will include but are not limited to social media, partnership outreach, press outreach, research, developing marketing strategies and more. Candidates need to have strong people skills, be comfortable on the phone, be a self-starter, able to multi-task, have a sense of humor and have a genuine interest in the field of marketing and press. Hours are negotiable, but a minimum of 10-15 hours a week with a 4-month commitment is needed. The internship is unpaid, but we can assist with college credit. Interested candidates should email their resume and a brief cover letter to LTalbot@tadatheater.com.

Education Intern: TADA! is currently seeking Summer Education Interns to support TADA!’s renowned arts education work through arts administration and direct Teaching Artist assistant opportunities. In addition to providing hands-on assistance and observation of our Education Programs, interns will learn how to create, manage and produce effective theater programming for youth. Interns are expected to have commitment to theater and education, provide administrative support to the Education staff, be well-organized, have strong attention to detail, demonstrate computer proficiency and commit to a consistent schedule for at least one month. College credit and fieldwork hours available. To apply, please email you resume and cover letter to Keith Huff, Senior Education Manager, khuff@tadatheater.com.

Assistant Stage Manager/Production Assistant: The Assistant Stage Manager (ASM)/Production Assistant works closely with and assists the Production Stage Manager with all of her/his duties. This includes but is not limited to: attending all production meetings, rehearsals, technical rehearsals and performances, helping gather/track props, running the deck during technical rehearsals and performances, as wells working very closely with the cast of young actors. The ASM should set an example in punctuality and professionalism and it is important the ASM is flexible and takes initiative. To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to Ashley Knowles, aknowles@tadatheater.com.