TPS Seeks Event Manager for The Gregory Awards

Gregory Awards Event / Production Manager

As an annual event, The Gregory Awards ceremony is the foremost piece of Theatre Puget Sound programming. The event represents a coming together of the theatre arts in our region, to celebrate and honor practitioners and raise the visibility of the local theatre scene as a whole. The ceremony itself is ever-growing, and we have seen attendance and enthusiasm increase markedly each year. We intend to continue that trend. To take place on October 26, 2015 (VIP party on October 18th).

Position Description

This position will work closely with the ED, staff and volunteers to coordinate the Gregory Awards and all its respective parts, leading up to, during and after the ceremony.This is a seasonal, contract position.  Compensation: Hourly DOE, start at 10 hours and increasing to 24 into September/October. No benefits.  This position is located on Seattle Center campus.

Key Responsibilities

-Manages Committee of the Whole

  • Sponsorship
  • PR
  • Entertainment
  • Red Carpet
  • Hines Award
  • Falls Sustained
  • Ticketing
  • Facility
  • Program
  • After Party
  • Nomination Calendar/Voting

– Create and maintain Overall Project Calendar

– Manage / track all communications

– Schedule meetings

– Take and disseminate meeting minutes

– Track action Items

Qualifications

  • Comfortable with the level of responsibility required of large events
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Initiate projects and work independently while also being able to effectively lead others
  • Be organized and detail-oriented
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work, especially comfortable working with deadlines
  • Experience in stage management, event coordinating or project/production management desirable

To Apply

Send resume, cover letter and 3 professional references to jobs@tpsonline.org with ‘Gregory Awards’’ in the subject line. Position open until filled with priority given to applications received by August 3rd. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Organization

Founded in 1998, Theatre Puget Sound exists to promote the spiritual and economic necessity of theatre to the public and to strengthen and unify the theatre community through programs, resources, and services.  www.tpsonline.org

Theatre Puget Sound (TPS) is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to strengthening a more multicultural artistic community and the principle of diversity. TPS does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. TPS strongly encourages applications from historically underrepresented groups, including women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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