Programs Producer Reports to Director of Programming
This position provides administrative and logistical support to the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver’s educational programming department, assisting with both teen and adult programs. This position manages and produces assigned events from start to finish. This position works closely with both adult and teen audiences. This is a part-time hourly position (20/hr. week). The position reports to the Director of Programming, and works closely with the Director of Communications, and the two Managers of Programming.
Plans, organizes, and implements museum programs for teens and adults. These programs include museum lecture series, music programs, teen workshops, and teen events.
Manages event budgets and revenue goals developed by the programming team.
Coordinates logistics and acts as liaison between the museum and all talent and vendors. This includes preparing contracts, sourcing and hiring third party vendors, ordering supplies, organizing contract labor, making travel arrangements, and scheduling accommodations. The Program Producer manages the needs of the talent while maintaining the goals of the museum.
Creates all event documentation including project timelines, production schedules, run of shows, and& budgets.
Works with marketing department to assist in the development of program collateral, including associated web content, ticketing needs, and printed flyers and posters.
Coordinates production of live museum programs, both on- and off-site, including set-up of chairs, tables, and audio-visual equipment, break down and clean up of space, and other production details.
Manages production staff (both internal and third party vendors) including assigning responsibilities, deliverables, and deadlines.
Troubleshoots and assists with live performance audio-visual needs, including PowerPoint presentations, microphones, lighting, staging, and other aspects of live performances.
Identifies and obtains special event permits and licenses as necessary.
Coordinates intern and volunteer needs for live programming.
Manages and tracks online ticket sales and revenue goals.
Generates event reports and conducts post-event evaluation.
The qualified candidate must:
Be highly organized with the ability to schedule and manage to deadlines
Have strong critical and creative thinking skills, including decision making and time management skills, and ability overcome unforeseen obstacles
Have experience managing third party vendors
Be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with management, coworkers, museum patrons, volunteers, students, artists, and community organizations
Possess excellent written and oral communication skills
Have experience with a variety of audio-visual equipment and media, including projectors, microphones, lighting, cameras, and associated software
Have experience with and/or willingness to work in a small, fast-paced environment
Have experience working with teenagers age 13–18
Knowledge of Altru database or other ticketing platforms a plus
Experience using Asana, Basecamp, or other task management software a plus
The qualified candidate will have an undergraduate degree, or related experience. He or she will have experience producing live events. He or she will have experience working with a variety of audiences, particularly young people. A background in contemporary art is desirable; an appreciation of contemporary art is required. Must be available evenings and weekends. A background check is required. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
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