Get To Work (GTW), a program of Maestra Music, is seeking a Project Manager who will report to Maestra’s Chief Program Officer. This person will oversee all GTW initiatives with the main objective of the development of a database for historically underrepresented professionals experienced in navigating backstage, technical components, and administrative roles in live theatre and performance. The GTW Project Manager will work closely with nineteen+ community partners to connect with industry liaisons, assist with coalition building, and manage community and member relations to support growth within and programming around the database. This is an exciting, high-impact position, requiring a theatre administrator with a collaborative spirit.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Serve as the theater and performing arts industry point person for internal team and for platform community members.
- Identify and work with community partner organizations and individuals to deepen relationships and presence of the platform within the stage theater community. Build positive and strong relationships with partners and vendors.
- Maintain solid relationships with theater contributors and program participants. Serve as the champion of industry stewardship.
- Moderate, manage, maintain and track all GTW Directory activities.
- Actively and comfortably represent GTW’s priorities and values to the public.
- Collaborate with the program and marketing teams to improve and design valuable community experiences to keep database members engaged.
- Use project management tools to track tasks and deliverables.
- Create reports to present to team members and stakeholders.
- Ensure all of the details necessary for a successful industry launch and use of the platform are being tracked and managed.
- Take on special projects and theater community involvement.
- Supervise GTW Project Coordinator and part-time interns.
- Act as liaison and report to GTW Advisory Board as needed.
- Other duties as assigned.
- 3-5 Years of related experience, preferably in theater and performing arts.
- Supervisory experience is a plus but not required.
- Must have a solid understanding of production stage crew positions.
- Experiences working with unions are a plus.
- Must be proficient in both Google applications and/or Microsoft Office.
- Exceptional research, analytical, and critical thinking skills.
- Project management experience, including strong organizational skills, ability to prioritize, ability to coordinate with others and meet deadlines.
- The discipline to work independently, but also the ability to function as a member of a team.
- Ability to build and maintain relationships with diverse stakeholders.
- Excellent written, listening, verbal communication and presentation skills.
- Excellent interpersonal skills.
- Ability to anticipate what needs to be done to reach goals and work to make these things happen.
- Passion (and, preferably, work/volunteer experience) in equity, diversity, and advocacy work within theater or the performing arts.
- Existing networks and connections within the stage theater sector are a plus.
- Community Engagement and/or Community Outreach experiences are a plus.
- High level of organization and professionalism.
Salary range: $70k – $75k annually plus health benefits
Status: Full-time, exempt
Position is located in New York City and will be both in-person and virtual
Ideal Start Date: Fall 2022 (exact date is negotiable)
How to apply
Please send your cover letter and resume in PDF format to [email protected] with subject line “GTW Project Manager” by September 30, 2022.
Maestra Music provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, height, weight, physical or mental ability, veteran status, military obligations, or marital status.
GTW Mission Statement (www.gettowork.org)
Get2Work is a collective of community partners bound together by a shared desire to further gender and racial equity in the extended Broadway community. Our mission of change is two-pronged: first, Get Informed, in which we gather and share statistics providing a snapshot into the state of diversity in the industry, and then, Get Involved, in which we provide action-based solutions for industry change. We seek to drive the public to resources, toolkits, and other best practices curated by our partners in order to educate and activate those who wish to be part of creating a more equitable future for the theater.