Gibney Dance Company (GDC) - Seeks Company Manager
GIBNEY DANCE COMPANY (GDC) SEEKS COMPANY MANAGER JOB DESCRIPTION –SEPTEMBER 2018
The mission of Gibney is to tap into the vast potential of movement, creativity and performance to effect social change and personal transformation. Gibney’s vision is to deploy resources and bring together disparate communities to ignite a cultural renaissance that has ripple effects far beyond the studio and stage.
Summary Statement: The Company Manager works to advance the resident Gibney Dance Company (GDC) as part of a coordinated GDC Team consisting of the CEO & Artistic Director, Senior Company Director, Company Co-Director, Senior Director of Artist Services, Training and Community Action, Director of Community Action, and Community Action Manager. The Company Manager reports directly to the Senior Company Director and Company Co-Director.
RESPONSIBILITIES The Company Manager is the steward of Gibney Dance Company’s commitment to artistic exchange, collaboration, and excellence. The Company Manager works with the GDC Team and other staff to develop, to coordinate and to implement a full schedule of performances, programs, events, residencies and touring engagements. The Company Manager is responsible for the overall administration of GDC’s activities and oversees multiple areas of involvement.
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 • Strong evidence of project management in a performing arts context
APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS Deadline for submissions is October 5, 2018, 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 firstname.lastname@example.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.
GINA GIBNEY DANCE, INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.