Paprika Festival is looking for a new General Manager!
Application Deadline: Friday, March 23, 2018
Start Date: July 01, 2016 (Training with outgoing GM will take place April-June 2018 and will include attendance at Paprika Festival shows May 14-20)
For the past 17 years, Paprika Festival has been the home of the emerging artist. We are a year-round, youth-led performing arts organization celebrating the work of young and emerging artists. Paprika programs include a strong focus on mentorship and training, and we are guided by the four core values of accessibility, artistic development, community and youth leadership. Our educational programs include: Creators’ Unit, Playwrights-in-Residence, Writers’ Circle, Directors’ Lab, Paprika Productions, Indigenous Arts Program, and the Festival Administrators. These programs run between October and May, culminating in the annual Festival.
Part time position (contract) July 1 to June 30 annually, with training hours beginning in April 2018
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the position of General Manager offers an incredible opportunity for a young arts manager or producer to lead a professional performing arts organization, promoting and producing the work of young and emerging artists (primarily age 21 and under). The successful candidate will have excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills, the ability to work well on a team, as well as some knowledge of basic accounting. Previous fundraising experience is highly preferred.
This position is approximately 20 hours a week, with reduced hours in the summer months. Due to Paprika’s youth-led nature, the ideal candidate will be under 30.
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Posted by: Paprika Festival
For more information: http://www.paprikafestival.com