Location: Binghamton, NY Category: Professional Posted On: Fri Feb 1 2019 Job Description:
Budget Title: Staff Assistant (SL-2)
Salary: $17,551 (50% FTE, college-year)
Essential Duties, Tasks, and Responsibilities:
Co-chairs the Music Departments Concert & Calendar committee and accepts concert proposals, reviews associated costs with the Department Chair and Administrative Assistant, and determines which proposals will be supported for the following year's performance season
Secures appropriate dates and venues for all approved concerts and creates a master concert schedule which lists all concerts, recitals, masterclasses, and lectures
Enters all events in campus and community online arts calendars
Maintains changes, updates and cancellations (if any) for all concerts and communicates changes to house managers, recording technicians, box office personnel, physical facilities staff, and all parties otherwise involved
Acts as a liaison between the Music Department and Anderson Center staff, faculty, students, and guest performers
Schedules rehearsals, concerts, lectures, and classes for the use of Casadesus Recital Hall and ensures events meet departmental and university regulations
Coordinates with campus community for use of Music Department ensembles at special events and coordinates with various arts community partners for the production of collaborative music events in the community
Creates concert work orders for the transport of instruments and equipment to and from concert venues
Creates press releases, concert posters, trade ads, monthly Carousel ads and other marketing materials for Music Department productions and coordinates video and photo shoots for upcoming concerts and schedules interviews with local television, newspaper, and radio media outlets
Schedules and coordinates weekly piano tuning needs for Music Department and Anderson Center events
Schedules and coordinates house managers and recording technicians for Music Department concerts and manages collection, distribution, and storage of Department performance recordings for archival purposes
Interviews, hires, and trains work study candidate for assistance with concert production
Ensures concert programs are camera ready and trade ads inserted in concert programs
Initiates and develops innovative ways to reach new target audiences on social media platforms
Curate current media from Music Department performances (video, audio) on Music Department webpage
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of arts management best practices
Knowledge of social media outlets and platforms for concert promotion and coverage
Proficiency in setting and maintaining calendars, schedules, and timetables
Ability to market concert productions to campus and community audiences
Ability to communicate with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus, guest artist, and arts community
Ability to follow all university policies, procedures, and guidelines including but not limited to safety, civility, information security, and non-discrimination policies and procedures
One to two years of related work experience
Equivalent of two to four years of experience in concert production management or arts management
Equivalent of two to four years of experience in marketing
Experience with web design maintenance and revision
Offers of employment may be contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check and verification of degree(s) and credentials.
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