Programming Coordinator

FLYNN CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS, LTD.

FULL-Time, Exempt


The Flynn is committed to creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. We strive to be diverse in age, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, ethnicity, and perspective. Our goal is to build and maintain an organization where everyone can do their best work. We believe that people of color, people from working class backgrounds, women, and LGBTQ people must be centered in the work we do, we strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of other marginalized communities.

ABOUT THE FLYNN

The Flynn Center for the Performing Arts is Northern New England’s premiere performing arts center. The Flynn offers a wide range of cultural and educational experiences and nurtures the creative development of performing artists. Our facilities include a 1,411-seat proscenium auditorium (Flynn Main Stage), a 180-seat black box cabaret space (Flynn Space), two education studios, a gallery with rotating exhibits of regional artists, and adjoining lobbies.

The Flynn hosts over 200 performances and over 50 camps and classes annually. Regularly scheduled performances include the Flynn season, which features world-class music, Broadway, theater, dance, and family performances on our Main Stage, with additional touring shows added throughout the year and weekday matinees presented through our Student Matinee Series, in addition to the Burlington Discover Jazz Festival. The Flynn also provides a performance venue for the Vermont Symphony Orchestra, the Vermont Youth Orchestra, Lyric Theatre, and other local arts organizations.


To apply, send a cover letter and resume to HResources@flynnvt.org


Basic Function

The Programming Coordinator primarily supports the planning and execution of activities for the Programming department and acts as liaison both to other Flynn departments and the community, executing the needs of each event.


Characteristic Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manage contract process for all Flynn-presented events including the student matinee series and the Burlington Discover Jazz Festival
  • Provide on-site and off-site event representation (in conjunction with other Flynn staff)
  • Train and manage Artist Services Coordinator
  • Works with the Artist Services Coordinator to prepare artist itineraries and implement visiting artist logistics 
  • Prepare night-of-show documents for Front of House staff
  • Assist in administration of masterclasses and other engagement activities in collaboration with Associate Director of Programming and Education department
  • Coordinate and oversee Community Ticket Program
  • Maintain all records and communication with partner organizations
  • Develop relationships with new and current partners
  • Other duties as necessary.


Supervision Received

Reports to the artistic director.


Qualifications

  • Professional and able to work collaboratively with a broad range of people
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good organizational and administrative skills.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends.


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