JET CITY IMPROV
Jet City Improv (JCI), a nonprofit organization founded in 1992 as Wing-It Productions, is seeking an entrepreneurial and visionary Educational Coordinator to work with the Artistic Director to manage and develop the educational program for Jet City Improv.
Jet City Improv is a live theater company in Seattle, Washington, dedicated to entertaining, educating and enlightening audiences of all ages through the art of improvisation.
JCI has three areas of programming; productions, education and outreach.
JCI performs over 400 shows every year which weekly include its flagship shows, Jet City Improv and Twisted Flicks, and original long-form improvised plays. JCI is nationally known as a leader in improvisational theater. We are also the foremost improvisation teaching organization in the Pacific Northwest, offering improvisation classes for adults and children, and corporate training.
At the heart of JCI is our Outreach Programs which include teaching improvisation skills to homeless, at-risk and incarcerated youth, as well as providing free improvisation shows at summer camps for children dealing with life altering illness and conditions. Outreach programs are supported by donations and, to a great extent, by its productions.
ADULT CONTINUING EDUCATION
In partnership with the Artistic Director:
Schedule class dates and reserve classrooms
Coordinate and contract instructors for each class
Provide registrar services for students
Communicate with students regarding classes, special events and showcases
Provide student check-in and showcase support
Provide student/instructor communication
Survey students after quarterly sessions and send debrief info to instructors
In partnership with the Artistic Director and senior staff:
Cultivate and coordinate all aspects of the Seattle Open high school tournament
Coordinate all aspects of NCII and CIT college tournament events
Cultivate and coordinate all aspects of high school residencies
In partnership with the Outreach Director and Artistic Director:
Set curriculum and coordinate outreach education
In partnership with the Marketing Director:
Create and coordinate a marketing plan for adult education
Develop and coordinate a branding program for all education programs
JCIs ideal Educational Coordinator candidate will have a practical knowledge of improvisational theater.
BA in Theater or comparable degree preferred but not required
An open, honest communicator with ability to identify and mediate issues and concerns
Demonstrate success in team-building and collaboration
Agile approach to problem-solving and solution-building
Comfortable with Microsoft Office, Salesforce or related donor management database, website management
Celebrate creativity and maintain a good sense of humor
Position is 20 hours/week, salary DOE. In this position, there is occasional use and operation of miscellaneous equipment and furnishings as tasks and projects require, occasional lifting of up to 20 pounds, and standard computer use. Office access includes stairs. Some evenings and weekends are required.
To apply, send a resume and a cover letter addressing why you are interested in a professional management position with an arts organization and how your skills and experience will benefit Jet City Improv to email@example.com
by June 3rd, 2016. Please, no phone calls.