Company: Gallim Dance
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Compensation: Compensation based on experience
Gallim Dance is seeking an organized, unflappable and detailed-oriented individual to work 20-25 flexible hours per week as its new part-time Production Associate working directly with the Company’s Artistic Director Andrea Miller.
This is a great opportunity for an individual with some dance production and executive assistant experience to join a positive and energetic artistic community. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, this year, Gallim has fast become a leading contemporary dance company with a Fall 2017 season at The Joyce and numerous touring and residency engagements nationally and internationally. Gallim’s artistic and administrative home is in the heart of Clinton Hill in Brooklyn where the Company rehearses and offers classes to the community.
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Support Artistic Director
Attend meetings with Artistic Director (AD), take notes, support production and artistic needs with clerical assistance and follow up
Plan and schedule AD attendance at a variety of meetings, rehearsals and teleconferences and create agendas and supporting material; arrange travel
Maintain email correspondence for AD, as needed
Production and Company Management
Secure rehearsal space, maintain rehearsal calendar, liaison with dancers, administration, and all collaborators
Secure project dancers, collaborators and the Production team (Stage Manager, Lighting Director) for local productions and touring; finalize project fees and contracts with production collaborators
Attend production and pre-touring meetings, assist in post-performance recap
Manage project details, budget and travel arrangements for each engagement including transportation logistics, lodging, and ground transportation; created detailed itineraries for company
Review presenter and residency contracts to ensure alignment with artistic needs; communicate with partners as needed
The successful candidate will possess superior communication skills, be proactive, highly organized and be energized by the opportunity to make a positive impact on our work and community. Specific requirements include:
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills and attention to detail
Highly organized and proven ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment
Strong scheduling skills
Positive, strong interpersonal skills in order to interact with company members, staff, and community members
Proficient with Google Suite and Microsoft Office
Ability to work collaboratively with all constituent groups, including staff, company members, volunteers, donors, and program participants.
Self-starter who is able to work independently, while also being a strong team player who can follow directions and work collaboratively
Personal qualities of integrity, maturity, credibility and flexibility
Commitment to Gallim’s mission of celebrating the human spirit through dance.
Gallim Dance, one of New York’s leading contemporary dance companies, creates and performs the work of Artistic Director Andrea Miller. Since 2007, Gallim has presented Miller’s artistic vision through its performances, collaborations, educational programs, and Brooklyn studio projects. With each new work, Gallim dives deeper into singular explorations of universal struggles such as love, spirituality, and the tensions between the individual and collective experience.
Gallim Dance performs annually at premier venues including The Joyce Theater, Lincoln Center, BAM, The Kennedy Center, Works & Process at the Guggenheim, New York City Center, and the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival. Gallim has been recognized by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, The Harkness Foundation for Dance, Princess Grace Foundation-USA, The Shubert Foundation, Rockefeller Brothers Fund, and New York State Council on the Arts for the strength of Miller’s artistic work and the organization. For more information about the company visit www.GallimDance.com
Contact: Please submit resume and cover letter expressing interest to firstname.lastname@example.org No phone calls, please. Gallim Dance is an equal opportunity employer.