Posted by: Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc.
New York, NY, US
Title: Temporary Seasonal Company Manager – Mostly Mozart Festival (Programming Department)
Lincoln Center’s Programming Department is the producer of Great Performers, the White Light Festival, American Songbook, and the Mostly Mozart Festival. Presenting in various performance spaces on Lincoln Center’s campus and throughout NYC, the Programming Department oversees all aspects of these performance series and festivals – from the artistic vision to the production of the concerts, including related educational activities.
The Temporary Seasonal Company Manager, Mostly Mozart Festival, will work directly with the Producer and Director, Contemporary Programming. The Temporary Seasonal Company Manager is responsible of scheduling and of facilitating communication for performances, rehearsals and other events related to the production.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Arrange and negotiate all transportation needs, hotels/housing and per diems for artists and production staff.
- Address general needs for artists and production staff, monitoring rehearsals and performances.
- Serve as liaison between directors, conductors, musicians, choreographers, dancers, singers, performers and other creative personnel and the Programming department
- Manage, maintain and distribute the Master Schedule to production staff, artists, assistants and Lincoln Center staff.
- Manage the hiring of assistant/runners for dance rehearsals, as well as their schedules and payroll.
- Manage and negotiates the rental of additional rehearsal spaces, including finalizing and negotiating contracts, processing payments and general maintenance of the rehearsal space.
- Manage instrument and equipment rentals as requested by the Artists for rehearsals and performances.
- Arrange artists’ hospitality according to the contracted needs of the different riders of the artists.
- Budget management; being able to make decisions that have a direct impact on the production, related to housing, hospitality and transportation.
- Issue check requests for artists; oversee and track processing of payments.
- Main point of contact for visiting artists and production staff during performance and rehearsal times.
- Organize meets and greets for visiting artists and staff.
- Excellent organizational and written/oral communication skills
- Meticulous attention to detail
- Ability to multi-task and work with great accuracy under pressure
- Must be able to work independently and as part of a team
- Strong PC computer skills in Microsoft Office. Arts Vision or similar databases a plus.
- Interest in the performing arts and/or classical music knowledge is desirable
- B.A. in arts-related program or equivalent education/experience
- Able to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.
NOTE: Expected start and end dates are June 20, 2016 – Sep 4, 2016.