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ASOLO REPERTORY THEATRE

Box Office: 941.351.8000 / 800.361.8388

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EDUCATION AND OUTREACH DIRECTOR
 
Asolo Repertory Theatre, Florida’s premiere professional theatre located in Sarasota, FL seeks a creative and dynamic director to provide leadership, strategic direction, management and coordination of all education and community outreach programs.  Responsibilities include developing and nurturing relationships with schools, other organizations and the community at large; acting as motivating leader for the education/outreach staff; managing the career development (apprentice) program; working collaboratively across the organization as a senior team member to gain cooperation and success in building initiatives. Candidates should have at least a B.A. and 6 years’ experience in arts management, education and community program implementation, excellent people skills, writing, organizational, computer and database management skills. Salary commensurate with experience.  To apply, submit cover letter, resume, references and salary requirements via our online application.


 


VIDEO/MEDIA ASSOCIATE

Asolo Repertory Theatre, Florida’s premiere professional theatre located in Sarasota, FL seeks an experienced Video/Media Associate who is sharp, creative, and highly-motivated. This position is responsible for conceptualizing, designing and producing exceptional video and web materials in order to promote theatrical events and support institutional marketing for the theatre and its departments. This position is full time, year-around, on site in the Asolo Rep Marketing Department.

Responsibilities:

VIDEO:  

  • Point person for all Asolo Rep video needs for marketing and other departments.
  • Conceptualize, design and create outstanding television commercials, sizzle reels, and online marketing videos with proficiency using Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects software.
  • Adhere to all television format guidelines and distribute spots to local media.
  • Manage, create and edit graphics and video content for three-screen lobby videos, season announcements and other presentations as needed.
  • Cut B-roll for distribution to local TV stations, often on short notice.
  • Maintain video archives from season to season with the ability to make updates for company use.

WEBMASTER:

  • Manage and maintain company website, update audio/video content, create and post artwork for shows and events, post press releases, photos, links, content, imagery, pdfs, sponsors, etc.
  • Liaison with web hosting company for trouble-shooting and updates.
  • Liaison with department heads to provide web updates and support.
  • List events, create calendar entries and maintain current show listings.
  • Work with IT department and Ticket Services Office to maintain a consistent look and feel on company ticketing site, provide artwork and show blurbs, etc. as needed.

OTHER:

  • Attend assigned events to capture photo and video content to post on web and social media.
  • Ensure the Asolo Rep name and brand are used consistently and correctly.
  • Administrative responsibilities as needed.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Highly creative, conceptual thinker with strong communication, organizational and project management skills.
  • Self-starter with excellent design skills utilizing video/still photo imagery and typography, ability to work in fast-paced team environment, meticulous attention to detail, knowledge of current video and web development trends and marketing strategies.
  • Proficient in all areas of production including story-boarding, sound mixing, color-grading, shooting, etc.
  • Able to manage multiple projects, creatively take video content to new levels, and deliver high-quality materials that support Asolo Rep’s productions and programs.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work Adobe Creative Cloud platforms in Premiere Pro, After Effects, InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator; as well as BrightSign Projection Software; and Audacity or similar audio editing software.
  • Basic understanding of HTML and CSS.
  • Interest and enthusiasm for theatre and the performing arts strongly desired.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

  • Minimum of 3 years related experience in video production and website management required.
  • High school diploma required, college degree preferred.

Position requires 40 hours per week, working on-site in the Asolo Rep marketing department. To apply, submit cover letter, resume, video sample, references, and salary requirements via our online application.

 


MARKETING ASSOCIATE

Asolo Repertory Theatre is one of the premier professional theatres in America and one of the largest in the Southeastern United States. One of the few true rotating repertory companies in the country, Asolo Rep presents world-class theatre designed and performed by some of the top theatre artists in the country. A theatre district in and of itself, Asolo Rep presents up to ten productions each season including bold reinterpretations of contemporary and classic works and provocative new musical theatre experiences.

Asolo Rep is seeking an experienced Marketing Associate to provide wide-ranging creative and administrative support for the Asolo Rep marketing team and serve as the marketing/public relations lead for the FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training four-show season and the summer Dog Days Theatre productions.

RESPONSIBILITIES: For Asolo Repertory Theatre:

  • Assist the marketing staff with strategizing and developing show promotional projects throughout the season, including the promotion of all programs and events.
  • Assist in cultivating the brand of Asolo Rep at a local, regional and national level through communication strategies including print, broadcast and video projects.
  • Design and manage distribution of email newsletters and other patron e-communications using Wordfly software.
  • Assist with creating and managing promotional packages with hotels, restaurants, concierges and other businesses.
  • Assist marketing staff in designing and creating print materials, displays and signage as needed.
  • Manage distribution of promotional materials in various locales including tourism centers, museums, hotels, restaurants and other businesses.
  • Represent Asolo Rep by periodically manning a table at arts festivals, farmer’s markets and other events as needed.

RESPONSIBILITIES: For FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training and Dog Days Theatre

  • In collaboration with the FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training Artistic Director, manage all press and media relations for each of the four Conservatory season productions, the summer Dog Days Theatre productions and other events as needed.
  • Gather information, write and distribute press releases; follow up press releases with targeted phone calls/emails; keep media lists up to date within region; research the appropriate editors/writers per format; serve as liaison between FSU/Asolo Conservatory and media; maintain relationships and communication with appropriate editors, writers and reporters; generate news coverage by pitching stories relating to FSU/Asolo Conservatory programming and activities
  • Proactively budget, plan and execute marketing for the FSU/Asolo Conservatory and Dog Days Theatre seasons.
  • Create dynamic and consistent digital and print advertising campaigns; schedule and place advertising with local publications; write text for radio ads; reconcile and code all invoicing and accounts for FSU/Asolo Conservatory advertising
  • Administer FSU/Asolo Conservatory social media initiatives, e-marketing, and web page updates
  • Graphic design
  • In collaboration with Asolo Rep graphic designers, create ads for print and digital media; create postcards, posters, flyers and signage for theatre lobby and community distribution
  • Manage photo shoots
  • Organize and direct both pre-production and dress rehearsal photo shoots for Conservatory and Dog Days performances. Make photo selections, edit photos using Photoshop to prepare for media distribution and ads.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Has an interest and desire to build a career in theatre marketing
  • Creative, outgoing, organized, detail-oriented, responsible self-starter with the ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication, organizational and project management skills
  • Ability to create dynamic graphic design with strong typography, layout and photo editing skills using Adobe Creative Cloud on a Mac platform
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Demonstrated ability to leverage social media for marketing outreach
  • Ability to work both independently and with a team
  • Ability to represent the organization at special events
  • Theatre or performing arts knowledge and experience strongly preferred
  • 2-4 years related experience in marketing and graphic design with a preference in marketing for the performing arts

Position requires 40 hours per week, working on-site in the Asolo Rep marketing department. To apply, submit cover letter, resume, design sample, references, and salary requirements via our online application.



 

ARTISTIC ASSISTANT

Asolo Repertory Theatre, Florida's premiere professional theatre located in Sarasota, Florida seeks an Artistic Assistant to provide full administrative support to the Artistic department.  This position supports scheduling, correspondence, travel and expense tracking support for the Producing Artistic Director and Managing Director.  Additional duties include Board of Directors support and travel coordination.  Applicants should have excellent communication and organization skills, be familiar with both Microsoft and Apple operating systems and be available to work nights and weekends.  Nonprofit and/or performing arts experience is a plus.  This position is hourly (non-exempt) for 40 hours per week.  To apply, submit cover letter, resume, references and salary requirements via our online application by June 22, 2018.

 


RECEPTIONIST/OFFICE ASSISTANT

Asolo Repertory Theatre, Florida’s premiere professional theatre located in Sarasota, FL seeks a receptionist/office assistant. In addition to primary receptionist duties, the position handles incoming and outgoing mail processing, organizational supplies management, accounting records document processing, and other tasks as assigned. As the first impression that visitors will encounter, the ideal candidate will maintain a pleasant and friendly demeanor in all interactions. Candidate will have prior experience in reception and/or office support, including familiarity with standard office technology (computer, postage machine, multi-line phone system).
Position requires 40 hours per week, working on-site at the Asolo Rep main campus. To apply, submit cover letter, resume, references, and salary requirements via the Indeed online application.


 


SPECIAL EVENTS ASSISTANT

Asolo Repertory Theatre in Sarasota, FL (LORT B Mainstage; LORT D Second Stage) is seeking an assistant to the Manager of Special Events. This position is responsible for helping to plan and coordinate the theatre’s annual fundraising and special events. Events include: Annual Gala, Starry Night Dinner Series, Men Who Cook & Brew, Director’s Take Luncheon, Costume Designer Brunches, Opening Night parties, corporate events, cultivation cocktail parties, luncheons, staff/cast parties and more.
 
Essential Job Functions:

  • Administration, coordination and oversight of event/venue set-up and strike, catering, equipment arrangements (including audio-visual, permits, entertainment, security, parking)
  • Attend committee meetings and take minutes as needed
  • Create meeting agendas and event schedules
  • Solicit items for silent/live auction and raffles and in-kind donations
  • Track RSVPs, process payments, and generate acknowledgement letters
  • Maintain information about event attendees, sponsors, in-kind donors in Tessitura
  • Generate materials related to registration/check-in (guest list, name tags, escort cards)
  • Assist with the development of all event-related promotional materials including invitations, programs, signage, auction catalogs, tribute books (collecting logos, photos, bios etc)
  • Execute all invitation mailings and e-blasts
  • Optimize, maintain and analyze the Special Events department’s social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram) and website pages
  • Coordinate the preparation of all post-event correspondence including thank you notes to sponsors, attendees, donors, volunteers and committee members.
  • Closely interact with a spectrum of individuals including: internal staff, vendors, caterers, volunteers, prospects, donors, committee members, and Board Members
  • Use discretion with confidential information
  • Any other duties as required by the Special Events Manager

 
Qualifications:

  • College degree in a related field with high academic achievement
  • Recent experience in providing administrative support to professional staff
  • Excellent organizational skills; commitment to accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Extremely polished and professional demeanor
  • Ability to plan, prioritize multiple projects/duties when faced with interruptions, fluctuating workload, and conflicting deadlines, and complete them in a timely manner.
  • Ability to problem solve; be self-disciplined and work independently
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure with a positive attitude
  • Pursuing a future career in special events
  • Proficiency using the Internet, Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel) and social media promotions is required. Knowledge of Tessitura database and design software, i.e. Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator a plus
  • Access to a car as frequent local travel is required
  • Ability to lift at least 25 pounds
  • Must be flexible in working long hours, nights and weekends

Pay is commensurate with experience. This position is eligible to participate in employee insurances, paid time off, and pension plan. This is a seasonal position that runs from August 20, 2018 to June 21, 2019.
 
Please send cover letter, resume and references to:
Laura Stuart Wood
Manager of Special Events
Laura_Wood@asolo.org
No Phone Calls

 


 

Asolo Repertory Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be reviewed without regard to race, age, religion, color, sex, veteran status, national origin, marital status, or sexual preference.