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10 Feb 2021

Part-Time Production Coordinator

cfpampls – Posted by cfpampls Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Job Description

City: Minneapolis, MN
Type: Part-time, 6-10 hours weekly, increasing over 2021
Deadline: 5pm, Monday, February 15
Start Date: Monday, February 22
Salary: $20 per hour

This position currently allows for some remote work, but will require in-person work once the public health situation allows.

About CFPA:
This position is located at the Center for Performing Arts (CFPA) in South Minneapolis. CFPA is a creative ecosystem that supports artists and their work. We are dedicated to the vitality of the creative process, guided by the principle that art is stronger when shaped through divergent perspectives. CFPA supports a range of artists and practitioners to teach, workshop, and practice, creating a space where every human lives creatively, and every artist lives sustainably. Our mission is to innovate creative community.

General Duties:
Scheduling and production coordination of community spaces at CFPA with a focus on CFPA’s two new performance spaces.

Scope includes:
· Collaborate with staff on the development of process, protocol, and communications for access and use of spaces;
· Respond to inquiries, meet with prospective tenants, negotiate use of spaces for a range of activities including workshops, performances, recitals, open studios, and events;
· Interface with tenant production staff. Work collaboratively with technical crew and designers to make sure the production and technical elements of each event are supported and occur safely. Schedule and attend tenant design and production meetings as needed;
· As required, oversee the hiring, coordination, and supervision of additional production staff and contractors, including event staff, artists, and volunteers.
· Facilitate communications throughout production processes, and act as a liaison between directors, designers, stage managers, artists, and other CFPA tenants and staff.
· Work in collaboration with other activities and staff at CFPA.

Specific Duties:
· Utilize G-suite based schedule system and Intuit or similar invoicing process;
· Engage Technical Director for support as needed;
· Review and plan for technical and safety considerations;
· Ensure that studios, stages, green rooms, and storage areas are organized.

· Excellent verbal and digital communication skills, the ability to manage shifting and competing priorities, exercise good judgment and discretion, and maintain a positive attitude in stressful environments are all essential attributes. Night and weekend hours are required.
· Formal education in a performance production field including stage management, performance production, technical direction, and events management, OR a minimum of three years direct experience as a Production Manager or as a member of a Production Management team;
· Experience in effective event organizing, volunteer coordination, and building community relationships.
· Experience scheduling, organizing and producing events for theater, dance or musical productions.
· Experience skillfully negotiating the needs of folks from a range of cultures, priorities, and personal styles in artistic and technical discussions.
· Experience creating, monitoring and adhering to budgets.
· Able to lift 40 lbs, climb ladders, and perform manual labor on an occasional, as-needed basis.
· Experience reading ground plans, light plots, and other theatrical specifications;
· Access to personal computer for work and reliable access to internet connection;
· Access to reliable transportation;
· Experience working in a mission-based organization;
· Experience working in a multi-faceted community with care, sensitivity and respect;
· Other duties as required.

· Technical Directing experience

How to Apply

Please send a resume, three references, and a cover letter detailing how this part-time position aligns with your personal and professional goals.

Submit all materials to by 5pm, Monday, February 15, 2021.

Job Types: Part-Time. Job Tags: lighting, live performance, performing arts, production design, sound design, and technical design. Salaries: Less than 20,000.

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