PART-TIME POSITION

-- With Room for Growth --

Associate Managing Director

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APPLICATIONS DEADLINE-- Until job is filled


Job Preface:

          We are more interested in finding the right person than we are in finding someone who matches every item in the job description. 

          What we need most is a pro-active, dependable, good communicator who believes in our goals and our mission, is dedicated to helping us grow, is a team player with basic production management skills, who is organized, honorable, and has a willingness to learn and grow with us in exchange for flexible, part-time hours primarily working from home.

          If you are that person, meet some of the criteria outlined below, and are willing to learn what you don’t know, and if, after visiting our two websites, and after reading our mission you are intrigued by what we do and think you can offer support, advancement, and enthusiasm, then please send us your cover letter, resume, with a list of 2-3 references and their contact information, to the email address listed at the bottom of our Job Description.

           We strive to create a friendly, creative and professional environment of people who love the arts, and we look forward to hearing from all interested applicants.

 

                                                    ~ Gia Forakis & Darya Gauthier

                                                       OTOA | GF&CO Chief Creative Officers

www.OneThoughtOneAction.com

www.GiaForakisandCo.com

ABOUT THIS POSITION


The ASSOC. MANAGING DIRECTOR participates in the dialogue, consideration, organization, and actualization of our projects, workshops, events, and marketing.


The ASSOC. MANAGING DIRECTOR contributes to the supervision and support in the development of GF&CO | OTOA goals and growth in our commitment to enriching our mission, while building innovative ways to strengthen the connection and activities between our two organizations into a cohesive whole.     



THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:

 

You have some previous experience in management, and/or production management or stage management skills.  You enjoy troubleshooting (aka: finding creative solutions), and coordinating people, places, and things.


 

You have another primary source of income and do not need this position to provide you with a living wage.


 

You are Organized, Dependable, Responsible and Energetic. You have a Positive Attitude, Networking Skills and you are Passionate about the arts. 



You are good at follow-thru and thinking “four steps ahead”. You are a good communicator, a “People Person”


 

You have high standards for quality, efficiency, organization, and details.

 

You have some knowledge or experience in building and managing budgets and Excel Databases/Spreadsheets.


 

You have some knowledge or experience in contract coordination (for performers, vendors, resources, contractors, unions, etc.) or are willing and enthusiastic to learn.

 

You have some knowledge and experience in fundraising and development and grant applications-- or are willing to learn.



You are excited and good at networking and community building, as well as integrating, hosting and merging diverse networks.  

 

 

You are interested in advancing your experience and in being a part of a creative team and participate in on-going dialogue within a small, creative organization.



You are seeking a compatible creative enterprise where your management and production skills will support a unique arts organization and a team of committed artists.


 

You are excited about our mission, energetic and engaged in investing in the GF&CO | OTOA creative vision.


 

You are able and interested to attend, as our guest, an OTOA or GF&CO event or workshop, to gain a hands-on experience of what we do, as part of our selection process.


 

If selected you are able to make a commitment to this position through January 2020. 

 

DUTIES: 

Administrative Leader and contributor to the management, production, growth, and vision of GF&CO | OTOA



Member of the decision making team that affects the infrastructure of the GF&CO | OTOA present and future; a sounding board and creative thinker in the process of supporting and advancing  GF&CO | OTOA



Ambassador of GF&CO | OTOA and all of its activities, taking pride in advancing and maintaining the vision and principles of GF&CO | OTOA



Manager, Coordinator and Consultant between all project participants, including but not limited to: artists, designers, producers, institutions, unions, vendors, fiscal sponsors, and others



Support a positive and rewarding work environment that attracts, develops, and retains highly qualified people and resources through positive motivation and effective and respectful delegation of activities



Balance artistic objectives with administrative and financial feasibility and responsibility


Answer to the Artistic Director


Help to coordinate and support the production and leadership of all GF&CO |OTOA events, workshops and activities, and strategies.



AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY


Managing Union Contracts, Waivers, Tax Documents, Insurance and other legal documents.


Supervising all physical and financial elements for productions and events (such as: contracts, receipts, budgets, scheduling of caterers, payment, staffing, transportation, load in, strike etc.)


Participating in "Think Tank" and Production meetings, 2-4 times a year: planning of goals and objectives for OTOA|GF&CO’s short-range and long-term creative and business strategies with a focus on administrative and support functions that directly contribute to achieving the OTOA|GF&CO vision and brand


Identifying new resources and avenues for strategic growth (such as: residencies, capital assets, funders, grants, etc.


Networking & Community Building, such as liaisons with other theater and arts organizations, Brooklyn businesses, schools, community centers, religious institutions,  restaurants, and/or other creative resources such as: friends and colleagues, patrons.


Assisting in building and cultivating patron base, corporate and foundation sponsors, producers, other resources, the not-for-profit community, and the local, national, and international Performance Community at large.


Supporting all GF&CO  and OTOA activities 


 

TECNICAL SKILLS:

Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel); Writing & Proofing skills; Vertical Response Database (helpful but not necessary); Social Media Management; Dropbox

 

TIME COMMITMENT

The hours vary based on project-load and availability.  When not in production, we estimate that the weekly hours are approximately 6-8 hours per week


When we are in production, these hours may increase to approximately 10-20 hours per week


The time commitment is based on the motivation, innovation, and organization of the candidate


We remain flexible to all GF&CO | OTOA administrative and creative team members and their schedules for their primary means of financial support


Outside of events, projects, workshops and productions, the majority of the work for GF&CO | OTOA can be done from the candidate’s home, with the occasional  in person or Skype production meeting or Think Tank 


We are looking for a minimum commitment through Fall 2020 to support us though the completion of an on-going performance project, as well as all other peripheral events and workshops in the OTOA | GF&CO yearly calendar. After that time a discussion of whether our goals are still in alignment would take place, and an opportunity to continue with us would be discussed.     

 

REMUNERATOIN PACAKAGE:

 

o   A yearly stipend of $500, which can be distributed either in two payments (every six months--depending on start date) or all at once at the end of December

 

o   Part-Time, Flexible Hours working primarily from home

 

o   Full GF&CO Company Member status, which includes FREE participation in any of our scheduled OTOA workshops/offerings

 

o   Travel & Housing at our Annual Vermont Residency, 4-10 days in mid-August 

 

o   GF&CO | OTOA supports the artistic and professional advancement of all our members. We are dedicated to making it possible for all our members to take work outside of GF&CO | OTOA projects and we juggle schedules or cover duties as necessary (early alerts to schedule conflicts are greatly appreciated).

 

o   GF&CO | OTOA Training & Membership to our growing network of theater artists are the most valuable commodities in our remuneration package. At the core of what GF&CO | OTOA has to offer is an Artistic Home.

 

 

REPEATING THE PRACTICAL DETAILS:

TIME COMMITMENT: Approximately 6-8 HOURS per week, with more during lead-up to dates of production or on days of an event (approximately up to 10-20)


REMUNERATION PACKAGE includes: A yearly stipend of $500; Free Workshops; Flexible Hours; Travel & Housing at our Annual Vermont Residency in mid-August 


START DATE: TBD


LOCATION: Work from home with occasional meetings via Skype/FaceTime or in person every 1 or 2 months at our Office-Studio in Brooklyn (OCEAN PARKWAY: F, G, B, Q Trains)


JOB COMMITMENT: At minimum, through December 2020     

 

      

IMPORTANT NOTES:

  • It will be necessary for you to have your own home computer for your off site work hours.
  • It is preferable if you have your own laptop computer and are able to bring it with you for the two-onsite workdays each month.


ADDITIONAL NOTE: 

To better serve our enterprise, and because we want our team to have the best set of tools possible for excelling at their job, all team members receive free OTOA workshops as part of their remuneration.  Free workshops give the team the best hands-on perspective for advancing and achieving our goals.

 


TO APPLY-- PLEASE FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS


APPLICATIONS DEADLINE-- Until job is filled

 

1.  INCLUDE COVER LETTER: Please state why this job interests you and/or why it might be a good fit for you.

2.  INCLUDE EMPLOYMENT RESUME

3.  INCLUDE REFERENCES: List 2-3 employment references with their contact information

4.  NO PHONE CALLS and NO VISITS --unless contacted.

5.  NO HEAD HUNTERS - Thank You  

6. EMAIL YOUR SUBMISSION TO:  

                       Darya Gauthier:  GiaForakisandCO@gmail.com  

                       PLEASE INCLUDE IN EMAIL SUBJECT HEADER: “Job Applicant”  

 

All qualified applicant will be contracted to set up an interview.


NO PHONE CALLS.

NO HEAD HUNTERS

and NO VISITS --unless contacted  

 ~Thank You for your Cooperation