Gibney Company Manager

Gina Gibney Dance, Inc.

New York, NY

Work Location: In-office

Dance

  • Full Time
  • New York, NY (Remote)
  • Mon, Aug 22, 2022
  • Work Location: In-office
  • Dance
  • $50,000
  • $60,000

Website Gina Gibney Dance, Inc.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Company Manager works to advance the resident Gibney Company as part of a coordinated Team consisting of the General Manager, Company Director, Director of Production, Administrative Manager, and Logistical Manager. The Company Manager is the steward of Gibney Company’s commitment to artistic exchange, collaboration, and excellence. The Company Manager works with the Company Team and other staff to develop, to coordinate and to implement a full schedule of performances, programs, events, and residencies. The Company Manager is responsible for the overall administration of the Company’s activities and oversees multiple areas of involvement.

Reporting to the General Manager, the Company Manager is a full-time, exempt position.

This position requires an on-site presence at Gibney Center, including 890 Broadway and 280 Broadway, in lower Manhattan. All staff must be fully vaccinated and boosted per Gibney’s Staff Vaccination Policy. Select reasonable accommodations are permitted; please contact covidsafety@gibneydance.org to determine your eligibility.

RESPONSIBILITIES
PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT OF ARTISTIC, FELLOWSHIP, AND PARTNERSHIP ACTIVITIES

• Ensures the successful management and production of all Company activities, including rehearsals, open studio events, virtual events, performances, cultivation events and curated performances.
• Ensures the successful management of all Company partnerships, including programs with Purchase, BARD, NYU, Reel Works, Symbio, and Springboard, among others.
• Develops and maintains project timelines, scopes of work, and budgets in coordination with the appropriate interdepartmental colleagues and external partners.
• Maintains project rigor, keeping the interdepartmental team and collaborators on track of the plan from project kickoff to delivery.
• Under the supervisor of General Manager, maintains the day-to-day management of all Company projects from initiation through deployment.
• Oversees documentation of any on the job injury with the Artistic Associates and coordinate any medical responses necessary.
• Oversees the creation all materials in relation to technical residencies, performances, touring, and special events. Including but not limited to itineraries, travel documents, vaccination documentation, or anything else pertinent.
• Work with General Manager to create all contracts and letters of agreement for artists, collaborators, licenses, and any other necessary agreements in execution of company needs.
• Oversees the creation all materials needed for technical residencies, performances, touring, and special events. Including but not limited to itineraries, travel documents
• Serves as the primary point of contact for commissioned choreographers, collaborators, and partners regarding the mounting of their works and programs, including all aspects of scheduling and logistics.
• Communicates commissioned artists’, collaborators’, and partners’ needs with the Facilities and Production teams.
• Oversees the booking of visiting artists’ travel and accommodation and the Company’s travel and accommodation needs for out-of-town residencies and engagements.
• Facilitates in-take meetings with commissioned artists and collaborators.
• Assists with General Manager, Company Director, the Director of Marketing, and Administrative Associate to effectively market all productions.
• Works with Development Team to effectively create and track grant reports for all Company activities.
• Assists General Manager tracking performance ticket sales and work collaboratively with staff members to meet all income projections.
• Maintains the highest level of artist relations and customer service across all aspects of Company activity.
• Seeks feedback from all collaborative artists and implement changes to improve Company processes.
• Organizes Company media archives in collaboration with the Digital Media and Marketing Teams.

ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT
• Maintains the highest level of both internal and external communications.
• Monitors the status of projects, communicates projects updates to Leadership, and communicates those changes and the implications of the changes to all members of the team, including partners.
• Directs the Company’s department’s efforts to plan, monitor, reconcile, and achieve budgeted income and expense goals, maintaining accountability to the organization and transparency among the department.
• Participates in annual budgeting as a member of the leadership team.
• Writes and distributes recaps of all Company internal and external meetings.
• Serves as the point of contact for Artistic Associates on matters such as scheduling and event timelines, rehearsal and performance space bookings, tour itineraries, payroll and benefits issues, attendance, sick leave, and vacation records.
• Researches and procures visa application materials for international artists.
• Creates, submits, and tracks all budget expenses for Gibney Company activity.
• Creates Company expense budget and supports CEO with overall budgets.
• Manages the hiring and training process of new administrative staff members filling Gibney Company departmental roles.

OTHER
Gibney is a growing organization and employees are often called upon to perform other duties that are essential to accomplish organizational goals and meet important deadlines.

NONPROFIT EMPLOYMENT CONSIDERATION
Gibney is a mission-based nonprofit performing arts organization. Working in this sector can be personally rewarding with intrinsic benefits and distinct opportunities for growth. However, the compensation will never match that of the private sector or more highly resourced art forms. Candidates for employment are advised to carefully consider their decision to work in this field before seeking or accepting employment at Gibney.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT
Gibney provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, the status of being transgender, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship or veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

QUALIFICATIONS
The model candidate will possess the following qualifications and experience:

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in experience
• 5 years of experience in a managerial position in the performing arts strongly preferred
• Strong evidence of project management in a performing arts context

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Gibney offers competitive compensation, with an annual salary range between $50,000 and $60,000, which is negotiable commensurate with experience. There is a benefits package that includes paid time off, an employee assistance program, as well as voluntary benefits for a 401k plan, dental, vision, and life insurance. This is currently an in-person position with travel, evenings, and weekends work needed.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
Deadline for submissions is Monday August 22, 2022, however prompt submission is strongly encouraged.

To be considered for the position, please email the items below in one PDF-formatted file with your name as the filename to position@gibneydance.org. Include “Company Manager” as the email’s subject line. Submissions must include:

• A substantive cover letter including the following information: your interest in the position and the organization, evidence of the required experience (as outlined in the job description under “Qualifications and Experience”), the date you are available to start, and contact information for three professional references
• A résumé outlining your educational and professional experience

All expressions of interest and conversations will be held in the strictest confidence; references will not be contacted without the candidate’s permission. Incomplete submissions will not be considered nor will submissions sent via postal mail or fax. No calls please.

Prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to review our website at www.gibneydance.org before submitting materials for consideration. Gibney will not consider submissions from applicants that do not have the required experience. Gibney will not consider submissions through employment agencies or online services.

DIVERSITY AND DATA PROTECTION
GINA GIBNEY DANCE, INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition, family care status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other basis.

Gibney welcomes applications for a broad range of qualified individuals, and we actively seek to ensure diversity and inclusivity in our workforce. All applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment.

Your application materials will be held securely and access limited only to those involved in the recruitment process. Your application form will be kept on file for three months after the closing date and destroyed no later than six months after the closing date.

To apply for this job email your details to position@gibneydance.org