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Production & Facilities Manager

Esperanza

Esperanza is opening a new Performing Arts Center on our campus this fall and has an exciting opportunity for a part-time Production & Facilities Manager to join our new team

Esperanza is a faith-based organization committed to strengthening the Hispanic community through a variety of programs and services, focused primarily on community development capacity building, workforce development; education; and advocacy. Through our work, we strive to follow the biblical mandate to serve “the least of these” by equipping and empowering Hispanic communities for advancement. To carry out our mission successfully, we rely on a diverse and talented group of individuals united by a common commitment to our core values of faith, integrity, and excellence.

Guided by these core values Esperanza Performing Arts Center will touch the lives of, and foster positive social change in, the Latino community through the arts. We offer an exciting, dynamic, and rewarding work environment where we commit to fostering the professional development of our staff and value the contributions of each team member.

Teatro Esperanza is also a forum for learning – an opportunity for our students to gain insights, understanding, and real-world experience in theatrical production the performing arts industry. You must be an articulate and compelling representative of your work with a passion and gift for teaching and mentoring others.

An integral part of the Esperanza Performing Arts Center team, the Production and Facilities Manager is responsible for the management and coordination of all aspects of tech and production-related activities as well as all artist/client, internal, and partner communications for a wide variety of programs, series, residencies, and public and private events. These programs represent diverse traditions, disciplines, and backgrounds, and take place in performance and presentation spaces ranging from 100 to 800-seats. You are the hub of a wheel whose end-product is a positive, professional, memorable, and meaningful experience for all participants through exemplary, well-managed productions and well-maintained facilities.

Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities include:

·       At least three (3) years’ experience in a production leadership capacity in a non-profit organization, theater company, or arts organization or institution;

·       BA/BS degree from an accredited college or university in theater and/or arts management or other related field of study;

·       Comprehensive knowledge of, and interest in, a variety of performing arts disciplines and all aspects of arts venue production management.

·       Experience and a high degree of comfort working with K-12 children and their families, as well as professional artists and speakers of diverse backgrounds.

·       Persuasive advocate on behalf of Latino arts and culture who can connect with a broad spectrum of people in meaningful and positive ways.

Bi-lingual (Spanish and English) preferred.

To Apply

This position is part-time with a regualr pay rate of $16 - $17 per hour. Interested candidates should forward a resume along with salary requirements to: Email: jobs@esperanza.us and indicate Production Manager in the subject line. For more information, check us out on the web at: www.esperanza.us