Flexible hours (seasonally) and Benefits will be determined on and individual basis.
4 Year Degree
The Development Assistant/Artistic Associate works closely with the Executive Director and staff to see that development and fundraising actions support a marriage of equity and excellence in programming. Responsibilities: - Work collaboratively with the Executive ED and staff to program, plan and manage special events as well as coordinate normal programming to be in synch with development goals. Create opportunities for touring performing artists to engage with show patrons as well as the community at large. Work with development staff to enhance stewardship and acknowledge all in-kind donations and sponsors. Work with accounting staff to track and report all development and fundraising activities from start to finish. Noted that our main performance venues are tents and an outdoor stage seasonally (5-6 months of the year, May-October) and at various venues throughout Cape Cod from late fall through early spring. The leadership and staff of our dynamic and thriving organization are strong believers in continuing education and professional development and creating opportunities for advancement.
Qualifications: - Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in performance or art-related field. Knowledge of the special requirements and aspects of production and performance of circus arts is not required but helpful, as Payomet runs a circus camp for children in the summer together with creating original cirque performances on the themes of environment, climate change, living wages and social justice. Proven ability to work well both independently and collaboratively while thinking outside the box. Excellent organizational skills. An affinity for math and science. Strong administrative skills with Microsoft Office (especially Excel), Google Docs, etc. - Experience with managing multiple projects, schedules and budgets simultaneously. - Excellent communication and relationship building skills. Excellent problem-solving skills and flexibility with unusual projects. Cultural competency with a diverse group of artists, staff and community stakeholders. Personal qualities of integrity, open-mindedness and dedication to the mission of Payomet Performing Arts Center with a focus on programming that seeks to instill strong social values and equity. A can-do attitude and sense of urgency with energy and enthusiasm to be part of a team and a dynamic organization whose growth is determined to adhere to core mission of making diverse performing arts available and affordable to all and whose programming is imbued with spirit and action dedicated to social justice. Knowledge of and strong appreciation for the LGBTQIA community. An appreciation for the value of the National Park Service on its own merits and because of our philanthropic partnership with them and location at an abandoned military base located in the Cape Cod National Seashore. Schedule: Flexible hours 4-5 days/week for 8 months of the year and 5 days a week June-Sept with expectation to work some nights and weekends.
Regional hybrid performing arts center celebrating its 25th anniversary and located at an abandoned military base in North Truro, Mass, on the outer shores of Cape Cod. Our main venue is a sophisticated fabric structure aka tent, capacity 700-800, with audience seating on risers for bigger shows and table seating for smaller (300-400 cap) shows. A very diverse music lineup comprises 80% of our programming, theatre, humanities and circus the remainder. We have a separate structure for circus performances by our own circus team who also run a circus arts camp for children. In response to COVID, in the summer of 2020 we built an outdoor stage and that gives us further presenting options. We are considered a successful non-profit with a small staff and dynamic board of directors.