Artistic Producer


FringeArts presents world-class, contemporary performing arts

Philadelphia, PA

Work Location: Hybrid: remote & office


  • Full Time
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Tue, Feb 15, 2022
  • Work Location: Hybrid: remote & office
  • Academic
  • $0

Website fringearts FringeArts

FringeArts presents world-class, contemporary performing arts

FringeArts’ Artistic Producer works directly with the President/Producing Director to select FringeArts’ programming and develop programming segments. The AP works as a team with our Marketing, Development, and Production staffs to develop a coordinated and creative approach to reaching our audience building, sales and fundraising goals. The AP also manages all artist relationships and logistics, including contract negotiations, travel and accommodations, artist hospitality and coordination with our production staff as well as develops and manages the programming budget.
Work with Producing Director to select all programming and develop programming segments.
Manage Associate Artistic Producer who will support the work of the program department and the work of AP.
Work to develop new frameworks and concepts for programming presentations inclusive of festival platforms.
Provide and facilitate artistic content and context to Marketing staff and participate across departments to develop marketing and sales strategies in support of audience building and sales goals.
Craft artistic content and help shape contextual materials with Development staff and participate in developing strategies, writing, and collaboratively working to support funding opportunities and funding raising goals.
Provide critical artistic and logistical information to Production staff about the selected programming and work with Production to insure clarity regarding the scope and scale of productions in order to schedule and budget efficiently and cost-effectively.
Negotiate terms and draft artist contracts including rider approval and payment processing.
Manage artist compliance with contracts.
Maintain relationships with artists on behalf of the organization.
Manage artist logistics: travel schedules, travel accommodations booking and hospitality.
Maintain familiarity with trends in local, national and international contemporary performance and art.
Develop artistic and financial partnerships with artists, presenters and other opportunities.
Develop and manage companion programming and contextual events around selected programming.
In collaboration with all directors, create and manage programming budgets.
Manage Artist Residence Program.
Manage process for disseminating artistic information to all departments, including Artist Fact Sheet.
Along with Patron Services Director and Production Manager maintain master Events Calendar.
Acts on the Director level to steward organization-wide decision-making, budgeting, and structure.
At least 3 years experience in artistic producing or related area with a working knowledge of artistic technical riders. Must thrive in a fast-paced environment and work well as part of a highly motivated, results-based team. Must be highly organized and value accuracy and attention to detail. Must excel at interpersonal relations and problem-solving and evidence superior verbal and written language skills.
This is a full-time exempt position. Some weekend and evening and occasional travel is required. Annual salary range is commensurate with experience. Includes generous health and leave benefits.
To Apply: Please send cover letter and resume to Include job title and applicant name in subject line.
EOE: FringeArts is an equal opportunity employer. FringeArts works to respond to and reflect the diversity of our city. We encourage and support applicants of color for this and all open positions.

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