Thursday, July 30, 2009

Repost from Mission Paradox

Interesting comments on personal capital and founderitis at Mission Paradox.

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Job Opening at Lake Placid Center for the Arts

Lake Placid Center for the Arts
Job Description – Production Manager/Office Manager

Reports to Assistant Director
Responsibilities include general office responsibilities, supporting fundraising activities, and programming activities as follows:

Office Manager:
- general office responsibilities including - answering phone, processing office correspondences,
filing, bulk mailings, assembling programs, distribution of printed materials, copying, etc.
- staff the Box Office as needed per scheduling
- coordinate maintenance of office equipment
- inventory and order all office supplies and office printed materials
- assist in maintaining master mailing list for donors, benefits, schools artists, etc.
- assist in maintaining permanent history of donation records
- record donations received annually
- process acknowledgments to donors
- assist with annual fund appeal/membership drive printing, labels and mailing
- assist in processing annual thank you
- assist on processing special targeted mailings and campaigns
- assist in processing ticket reservations and workshops registrations
- assist at all special events including performances, receptions, and benefits
- assist in soliciting annual program advertisers
- process mailings of gallery invitations and prospectus for artists and schools
- other duties as assigned by the Assistant Director and Director
- coordinate all bulk mailings

Production Manager:
- coordinate housing, hospitality and special needs for artists and instructors
- coordinate receptions for performances and special events
- produce performance printed programs
- maintain master grid of space allocation for all spaces
- coordinate special off-site programs ie: bus trips annually
- coordinate volunteers for program activities ie: Green Market Wednesday
- assist with the installation and dismantling of gallery exhibitions
- develop and maintain workshop supplies
- assist in processing instructor contracts
- coordinate gallery receptions
- assist in processing exhibition lists and labels for shows

Full-time salaried position (range $23,500 to $26,000 to start based on experience). Some weekend and evening hours may be required. Regular schedule Mon-Fri. 9am-5pm. Full benefit package: Health Insurance, Retirement Plan, Flexible Spending Plan and annual paid vacation, holiday and sick time.

Please send resume and cover letter to: LPCA, 17 Algonquin Drive, Lake Placid, NY 12946