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SCFD periodically has opportunities for students interested in Academic Internships. Please contact the SCFD office at scfd@scfd.org with your information and to check on availability. Check out the SCFD Academic Internship description for more information.

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Only SCFD funded organizations and select partner agencies are eligible for submitting their job postings to this Board. If you would like to submit your posting, please email the position information, including application deadline, to scfd@scfd.org.

SCFD Office Manager

Job Classification: Non-exempt
Job Status: Full-time, 40 hours per week; benefits include paid health insurance, parking, PERA, optional employee 401(k) and 457, dental, vision and insurance plans
Reports to: Executive Director
Compensation: $40,000-$45,000

The Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD) is seeking an Office Manager. The successful candidate will be an individual who possesses integrity, reliability, demonstrates initiative, enjoys closure, and is conscientious, organized and takes responsibility for a job well done. This position requires an ability to manage stress in a fast-paced organization coupled with an ability to see what needs to get done and take the initiative to do it. It also requires the ability to work effectively in a small team setting and the capacity to solve problems productively. This individual will pay close attention to detail to ensure operational efficiency, accuracy, credibility and strong customer service. An interest in the arts and/or sciences, sense of humor and positive attitude are also helpful. Must be available to work occasional evenings and weekends.

Required Core Competencies:

  • Understand, implement and follow policies and rules and effectively communicate these to others
  • Develop intrapersonal and interpersonal relationships with a variety of external individuals and organizations
  • Ability to use discretion with confidential and sensitive information and documents
  • Exemplary organizational skills and attention to detail, both in written and verbal communication
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office Suite, Constant Contact, and website maintenance
  • Proficient in writing, editing and proofreading; including grammar, punctuation and spelling
  • Strong oral communication skills in a variety of settings and group sizes
  • High level of professionalism with a strong work ethic; accountable and responsible
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to work with and support multiple team members
  • A creative mind with ability to suggest improvements

Essential Duties:

Board Management (30%)

  • Establish annual board meetings schedule, and manage all aspects of monthly and special public board meetings to include venue logistics, lunch orders, and required equipment
  • Copy, assemble and distribute monthly board meeting packets
  • Take and transcribe minutes of board meetings, obtain signatures on minutes and other documents
  • Gather Board RSVPs to various events

Executive Assistance (20%)

  • Assist in scheduling meetings for the Executive Director and ensure his/her calendar is accurate and up-to-date
  • Assist in logistics of travel arrangements for out-of-town conferences/meetings
  • Provide support as needed

General Administration (30%)

  • Maintain and facilitate daily operations during office hours, 8:30-5:00 p.m.
  • Provide administrative support to SCFD board and staff in a small team, high output environment
  • Monitor and order supplies, keep all office equipment in working order to support office efficiency and productivity; distribute in-coming and prepare out-going mail, record and replenish postage
  • Maintain and update website and other information systems, including hardware and software
  • Maintain public records, public requests for information and other documents; post meeting notice
  • Coordinate creation and execution of free day cards with Tier I organizations
  • Manage office calendar and rentals of SCFD marketing materials and mascot costumes
  • Troubleshoot office equipment problems and coordinate with IT contractors to rectify issues
  • Reconcile company credit card and receipts on monthly basis
  • Design and update filing systems and office procedures

Grant Management & Communications (20%)

  • Support grant fund distribution process including maintaining and updating website calendars, posting guidelines, directions, and other application materials
  • Field questions from grant applicants and cultural council members and direct them to appropriate staff
  • Provide support for annual grant workshops and trainings
  • Compile and distribute a variety of communications, e.g. monthly newsletter, press releases
  • Manage electronic communications and provide information to the public, constituent organizations, and county cultural councils

Educational and Work Experience:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree and at least two years administrative work experience in a fast-paced, professional office setting
  • Experience and/or exposure to grant making processes is preferred
  • Knowledge of the SCFD a plus
  • Valid Colorado driver’s license with good driving record
  • Bilingual: English/Spanish preferred

NOTE: Duties, responsibilities and accountabilities may be modified at any time. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the job.

Working Conditions:

Physical Demands: Sedentary to moderate physical work depending upon assignment; may require ability to lift up to a maximum of 50 pounds; may require lifting and carrying objects, regular standing, and walking; may require bending, stooping, pushing, pulling and climbing; eye/hand coordination for computer operation; may require eye/hand/foot coordination for operation of motor vehicle; vision to read reports and other written material; frequent speech and hearing to maintain communication with employees and constituents.
Work Environment: Works in a clean, quiet, comfortable environment.
Equipment Used: Standard business and professional equipment and tools including computers.

To Apply:

Please email cover letter and resume to scfd@scfd.org with the subject “Office Manager Position.”  No phone calls please. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.

The Scientific and Cultural Facilities District is an equal opportunity employer. The SCFD serves a diverse cultural community and public, and encourages applications from individuals of all backgrounds.

Clay Technician

At the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus, we believe in kid-powered learning. We work hard every day to create extraordinary experiences that champion the wonder and joy of childhood. To accomplish this mission, we bring together a dynamic team of talented individuals whose passions range from exhibit design to the culinary arts, from developing engaging educational programs to offering only the best in customer service. If you like to work hard and play hard, we want to hear from you! We offer a comprehensive benefits package, competitive wages and a supportive, rewarding and FUN work environment.

The Children’s Museum has an opening for a Clay Technician who provides exceptional customer service and creates an inviting space to play with clay while also managing and firing the Museum’s kilns.

FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt
Schedule:  Part-time, 20 hours; this position requires weekend availability
Open:  December 9, 2017
Close:  Open until filled

Responsibilities and Essential Functions

  • Collaborate with Art Program Coordinator on delivering a rich and engaging Clay Studio experience for all visitors
  • Assist with daily set-up, cleaning and operation of the Clay Studio
  • Manage flow of clay through the Clay Studio
  • Work alongside the Art Program Coordinator to envision, develop and implement clay-related programs for workshops, birthday parties and special events
  • Maintain a clear and accurate inventory of materials for the Clay Studio
  • Manage tracking and payment records for guests
  • Model appropriate Clay Studio expectations to Museum floor staff and volunteers
  • Clearly communicate and model Museum’s mission, policies and programs to the public, including technical information of working with clay and the operations of the Clay Studio
  • Oversee all kiln firing, including scheduling, loading and unloading, for Clay Studio and other clay-related programs, and provide updates to staff as needed
  • Maintain kiln room and equipment (electric kilns, pug mill, etc)

Job Requirements

  • Strong commitment to customer service
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Ability to communicate with customers and co-workers in a direct, respectful and confident  manner
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, solve problems, respond to change, follow through on tasks and make decisions
  • At least one year experience working with children and/or families
  • Fluent English proficiency; writing and public speaking skills, bilingual Spanish preferred
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time in a studio environment
  • Ability to lift and move supplies, up to 50 pounds
  • At least one year experience working in a fast-paced, high traffic clay studio operation preferred
  • Extensive training and expertise of clay and ceramic processes; knowledge of safety procedures related to the firing of kilns preferred
  • Experience developing art education programs preferred

Please send resume, references and cover letter to:

Salim Khoury
Art Programs Coordinator
salimk@cmdenver.org

Please title subject line “Clay Technician.”  No phone calls, please.

Be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to directly contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the position, however please check your inbox and junk mail for any correspondence.

The Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus is an equal opportunity employer. The Museum is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to serving the needs of all our visitors and we encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds.

Guest Services Associate

At the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus, we believe in kid-powered learning. We work hard every day to create extraordinary experiences that champion the wonder and joy of childhood. To accomplish this mission, we bring together a dynamic team of talented individuals whose passions range from exhibit design to the culinary arts, from developing engaging educational programs to offering only the best in customer service. If you like to work hard and play hard, we want to hear from you! We offer a comprehensive benefits package, competitive wages and a supportive, rewarding and FUN work environment.

The Children’s Museum has an opening for a Guest Services Associate to greet guests, process admission sales transactions and provide a positive experience for all members and guests of the Museum.

FLSA Status:  Non-exempt
Schedule:  Part-time, 32 hours, Sunday – Thursday; weekends and evenings as necessary
Rate: $11/hour
Open:  December 7, 2017
Close:  Open until filled

 Responsibilities and Essential Functions

  • Greet guests and members
  • Maintain knowledge of all Museum programs and events
  • Operate accurate admissions sales and member check-in for high volume front desk, Café and Gift Shop operations
  • Process membership sales, applications and data entry accurately into Altru point of sale and constituent database
  • Complete daily opening and closing procedures
  • Address customer service issues effectively
  • Maintain clean and safe environment
  • Answer and direct incoming phone calls
  • Maintain knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and the Museum’s point of sale programs: Altru & RMS

 Job Requirements

  • Minimum of one year of customer service and retail cash handling/cash register experience
  • Candidates must be 18 years of age or older
  • Fluent English proficiency, verbal and written; bilingual Spanish preferred
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs and stand for extended periods of time (up to 6 hours)
  • Wear appropriate attire and uniform when on duty
  • Ability to pass Museum background check
  • Strong cash handling skills
  • Ability to manage tasks effectively in a fast paced environment while maintaining excellent customer service
  • Ability to communicate clearly with guests and co-workers
  • Demonstrates a friendly, helpful and enthusiastic attitude

Please send professional work history, qualifications and letter of interest to:

Taylor Herbst
Manager of Guest Services
Fax: 303-433-9520
TaylorH@cmdenver.org

Please title subject line “Guest Services Associate.” No phone calls, please.

Be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to directly contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the position, however please check your inbox and junk mail for any correspondence. If you are a returning applicant, please note that cover letters must correspond with the position for which you are currently applying.

The Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus is an equal opportunity employer. The Museum is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to serving the needs of all our visitors and we encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds.

Horticulture Internships - 6 available

These are hands-on internships providing students the opportunity to work alongside our professional horticulture staff and volunteers in the daily operation of maintaining botanic gardens. Work assignments may include such tasks as planting, pruning, weeding, mulching and watering garden areas.

During the summer each intern is expected to complete a project that will expand their horticultural knowledge while benefitting the Denver Botanic Gardens. During the summer of 2018 projects will focus on:

  • Propagation, Production and Seed Herbarium Maintenance
    Learn the holistic operations of Denver Botanic Gardens and Chatfield Farms greenhouses by taking part in all aspects of propagation, production and record keeping. Through collection, evaluation and maintenance this intern will also contribute significantly to the Gardens’ seed herbarium. Individual transportation required as part of the internship, as multiple locations are frequented throughout the work week.
  • Urban Agriculture, Community Engagement and Urban Soil Improvement
    Become familiar with the day-to-day and long-term operations of an urban farm by working at Denver Botanic Gardens’ on and off-site community and vegetable gardens. Assist in distributing fresh produce in Denver’s food deserts and help develop metrics to measure the impact of the Gardens’ food donation practices. Individual transportation required as part of the internship, as multiple locations are frequented throughout the work week.
  • Japanese Garden Character Pine and Bonsai Documentation
    Develop an in-depth knowledge of the architecture and maintenance of Denver Botanic Gardens’ invaluable, ancient collection of ponderosa pines. Work closely with the Japanese Garden Curator and the Plant Records Team to populate a working database, tracking the past and future maintenance of each individual tree. The 2018 intern will also work closely with the Bonsai Specialist to photograph the individual specimens in the Bonsai Collection.
  • Horticultural Therapy
    Gain professional experience working with Denver Botanic Gardens Horticultural Therapy Team, leading and supporting program activities and assisting in the daily maintenance of the Sensory Garden. The Horticultural Therapy intern will create and facilitate participant activities that both fulfill the needs of the Gardens’ Horticultural Therapy Program and their personal interests. The intern will also be working off-site in assisting with Craig Hospital’s Horticultural Therapy Program. This internship fulfills the internship requirements for AHTA Registration. This is a twelve-week internship. Individual transportation is required as part of the internship. Also, additional experience within the Horticultural Therapy field is required, please submit documentation of classes or list relevant experience on application.
  • Plant Records Curation and Mapping
    The Plant Records intern will work with the Plant Records team to assist in the curation of the diverse, living collections at Denver Botanic Gardens through databasing, mapping, labeling and digital photography. The 2018 intern will focus on mapping and documenting a new garden dedicated to locally hybridized specimens from the genus OpuntiaA familiarity with Auto-CAD software is required for this internship.
  • Medicinal Plant Research and Interpretation
    Assist in the interpretation of medicinal and ethnobotanical plants in the Denver Botanic Gardens’ medicinal plant collections by creating an in-depth virtual tour highlighting medicinal plants. The intern will assist in curating the tour through extensive writing, research and mapping, working with both the Horticulture and Plant Records departments. Additionally, the selected intern will work in the Gardens, learning proper horticultural practices and techniques.

The internships are rounded out with educational field trips, lectures and team projects with other interns. Upon completion of the internship, each intern is expected to give a presentation about their project and experiences.

Career Type: Internship

Location: York Street

Duration: May 29 - August 2, 2018

Compensation: $13.00 per hour

Working Conditions: Internships are hands-on horticulture jobs. Much of the work is outdoors. Applicants should be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.

Qualifications: Applicants must currently be enrolled in college programs (including graduate programs) and have completed their sophomore year of college with a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. To be considered for the internship in Horticulture, applicants must have successfully completed a basic botany or introduction to horticulture class and at least one plant ID class. Additionally, successful completion of a minimum of two courses among the following topics is required: soil science, greenhouse management, floriculture, irrigation principles, IPM, plant pathology, plant physiology and/or plant propagation. The internship program is open to both traditional and non-traditional students, including those who are making a career change into the field of horticulture. There are additional qualifications for specific projects, please check the description for details.

Additional Information: 

All application materials must be received at Denver Botanic Gardens by Friday, February 9, 2018 and must include the following:

  • Completed Denver Botanic Gardens application form – available online as a writable PDF or in hard copy through our Human Resources Department
  • Current resume detailing work history and horticulture-related activities
  • All college transcripts showing class work and including cumulative GPA
  • Two letters of reference that reflect academic and/or work experience

Please note: the selection committee will not be able to consider your application if all materials have not been received by the due date.

The completed application packet as outlined above can be emailed to: hr@botanicgardens.org. All application emails must include your name and the word “internship” in the subject line. Application materials can also be sent via regular mail to:
Denver Botanic Gardens
Attn: Human Resources – Internship
909 York St.
Denver, CO 80206

Completed applications are due by February 9, 2018. To get  an application see frequently ask questions or obtain more information go to our website www.botanicgardens.org.

Housing:
Housing is not provided by the Gardens, but housing opportunities with a host family are available for Gardens interns. After acceptance into the internship program interns are provided with a list of contacts whom they can contact directly.

Venue Sales Manager

At the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus, we believe in kid-powered learning. We work hard every day to create extraordinary experiences that champion the wonder and joy of childhood. To accomplish this mission, we bring together a dynamic team of talented individuals whose passions range from exhibit design to the culinary arts, from developing engaging educational programs to offering only the best in customer service. If you like to work hard and play hard, we want to hear from you! We offer a comprehensive benefits package, competitive wages and a supportive, rewarding and FUN work environment.

The Children’s Museum has an opening for a Venue Sales Manager who is responsible for all aspects of the Museum’s venue sales program.                         

FLSA Status:  Exempt
Schedule:  Full-time, 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday, weekends and evenings as necessary
Rate:  Based on experience                                    

Responsibilities and Essential Functions

  • Develop, manage, sell, staff and facilitate all efforts related to the Museum’s Venue Sales program
  • Create and maintain meaningful community relationships and cultivate new clients through ongoing networking and participation in industry related organizations
  • Maintain reservation priorities and conflict free scheduling
  • Manage and supervise support staff as needed
  • Meet or exceed established budget goals
  • Develop and manage budgets for the program’s effective operation
  • Negotiate contractual agreements and associated billings, obligations, schedules and commitments
  • Database maintenance related to venue rentals
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends as necessary

Job Requirements

  • Assertive, team oriented, creative, high energy, outgoing, calm and flexible attitude a must
  • Relevant sales, negotiation and promotional experience
  • Experience in special events, rentals, marketing or other related areas preferred
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Ability to multitask in an ever-changing environment
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Basic computer operation, including database experience and MS Office
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills
  • Speak, read and write English fluently, bilingual preferred
  • Requires ability to lift up to 50 pounds  as needed to stage events with tables, chairs and other equipment
  • Knowledge and understanding of museums and/or non-profits preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Event staffing and volunteer supervision and scheduling

Please send resume, references and cover letter to:

Lori Hall
Human Resources
LoriH@cmdenver.org

Please title subject line “Venue Sales Manager.” No phone calls, please.

Be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to directly contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the position, however please check your inbox and junk mail for any correspondence.

The Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus is an equal opportunity employer. The Museum is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to serving the needs of all our visitors and we encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds.

Grounds Specialist/Maintenance Technician

At the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus, we believe in kid-powered learning. We work hard every day to create extraordinary experiences that champion the wonder and joy of childhood. To accomplish this mission, we bring together a dynamic team of talented individuals whose passions range from exhibit design to the culinary arts, from developing engaging educational programs to offering only the best in customer service. If you like to work hard and play hard, we want to hear from you! We offer a comprehensive benefits package, competitive wages and a supportive, rewarding and FUN work environment.

The Children’s Museum has an opening for a Grounds Specialist/Maintenance Technician to ensure the campus is in great condition and is welcoming to guests in the morning.

FLSA Status:  Non-exempt
Schedule:  Part-time, 20 hours/week; Flexible schedule, TBD; additional hours may be required for events and special projects
Rate:  $11 per hour
Open:  December 2, 2017
Close:  When position is filled

Responsibilities and Essential Function

  • Operate leaf blower to clear all walkways, driveway and plaza
  • Power wash patio tables, walkways and equipment
  • Campus and park trash pick-up
  • Snow removal
  • Weed pulling and spraying
  • Landscape material  maintenance and replacement
  • Irrigation oversight  and general watering
  • Lawn mowing and trimming
  • Support routine light and filter changes
  • Special projects as needed including general repairs and daily maintenance needs  throughout the Museum
  • Shipping & Receiving oversight and coordination
  • General painting and touch-ups

Job Requirements

  • Familiarity with small machines, i.e. mowers, blowers, chainsaw, string trimmer etc.
  • Must be able to work with basic tools i.e. hand tools, landscaping tools, drills, ladders etc.
  • Basic understanding of landscaping and irrigation systems
  • Confident and motivated  self starter with an eye for quality and detail
  • Ability to communicate with staff, volunteers  and guests in a direct and respectful manner
  • Bilingual Spanish preferred
  • Ability to pass a background check
  • Must be able to lift, load and unload equipment and supplies, up to 60lbs
  • Must be able to stand or walk for long periods of time
  • Ability to work predominately outside and in potentially hot, cold or wet weather conditions

To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to:

Francisco Ocampo
Associate Director of Facilities
CiscoO@cmdenver.org

Please title subject line “Ground Specialist/Maintenance Tech.” No phone calls, faxes or drop-ins, please.

Be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to directly contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the position, however please check your inbox and junk mail for any correspondence.

The Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus is an equal opportunity employer. The Museum is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to serving the needs of all our visitors and we encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds.

Director of Strategic Communications

Organization: TRG Arts
Job Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Website: http://www.trgarts.com/Whoweare/Careers.aspx#directorofstratcomm
Posting Date: December 5, 2017
Application Deadline: January 8, 2018

Position Description:
The Director of Strategic Communications is a major contributor to the Client Development team and is responsible for advancing TRG Arts’ brand awareness and position as a thought leader in the industry.  TRG Arts’ communications strategy must generate interest and action to drive new business revenue.  The Director will be responsible for leading communications initiatives that inspire prospects and potential partners to contact TRG Arts.  This role also serves as our “eyes and ears” in the field, helping the company stay abreast of activity in the arts sector.  This position will work directly with TRG Arts’ President and CEO, all members of the Client Development team and most members of the Client Service team.  It will be important for the person in this role to be a team player and to work independently when the situation calls for it.

Travel: Domestic and international travel possible.

Salary: Commensurate with experience; fully benefitted.

Find more details here: http://www.trgarts.com/Whoweare/Careers.aspx

How to apply:
To apply, submit resume and cover letter to:
TRG Arts Recruiting 
careers@trgarts.com

90 S. Cascade Avenue, Ste. 510
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
www.trgarts.com

Museum Associate

The mission of the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus is to create extraordinary experiences that champion the wonder and joy of childhood. The Children’s Museum has an opening for a Museum Associate to deliver an exceptional guest experience by welcoming and interacting with guests in the public spaces of the Museum, maintaining clean and beautiful exhibits.

Position: Museum Associate                        
FLSA Status: Part Time
Schedule: 16 – 20 hours/week which is variable with the ability to work at least one weekend shift per week
Rate:  $11.00/hour            

Responsibilities and Essential Functions

  • Deliver an exceptional guest experience by welcoming and interacting with guests in the public spaces of the Museum
  • Maintaining clean and beautiful exhibits
  • Facilitating museum programs
  • Supporting Education Department operations and programming initiatives
  • Represent the Children’s Museum to guests on the floor by answering questions, perform light cleaning and re-organizing duties
  • Assist with birthday parties, story times, and other programs and events as needed.

Job Requirements

  • Outstanding customer service skills
  • Energetic and flexible; demonstrated ability to take initiative in completing tasks
  • Friendly and approachable; must enjoy interacting with the public (adults and children of all ages)
  • Ability to take on all responsibilities of the position, including light cleaning duties, with enthusiasm and spirit of teamwork
  • Ability to handle emergency situations with professionalism and competence

Qualifications

  • Spanish speaking/bilingual preferred
  • Experience working with children
  • Experience in customer service and/or hospitality
  • Must pass a Background Criminal Investigation check
  • Abide by all Museum policies and procedures
  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • Fluent English proficiency, writing and speaking skills
  • Ability to load and unload up to 50 lbs., and stand for up to 6 hours

Please send resume, references and cover letter to:

Rachel Hautzinger
Education Staffing and Training Manager
rachelh@cmdenver.org

Please title subject line “Museum Associate” No phone calls please.

Be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to directly contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the position, however please check your inbox and junk mail for any correspondence.

The Children’s Museum of Denver of Marsico Campus is an equal opportunity employer. The Museum is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to serving the needs of all our visitors and we encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds.

Data Services Manager

Organization: TRG Arts
Job Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Website: http://www.trgarts.com/Whoweare/Careers.aspx
Posting Date: November 29, 2017
Application Deadline: January 1, 2018

Position Description:
The Data Services Manager is an active member of the Client Service team responsible for the management of TRG’s data services clients, which includes Community Networks. 

In this position, you will become a data expert and learn the ins and outs of the TRG Data Center.  You will service the firm’s portfolio of direct response and data services clients and help them achieve results. This individual will be responsible for the strategic management of data clients, maintaining and growing client retention, and profitability.  Through excellent customer service and project management, you will serve as the central point of data client communications.

Find more details here: http://www.trgarts.com/Whoweare/Careers.aspx

How to apply:
Please send resume and cover letter via email specifying how you meet the required qualifications to:                         

TRG Arts Recruiting
careers@trgarts.com

90 S. Cascade Ave.
Suite 510
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
www.trgarts.com

Marketing & Graphic Design Associate

Colorado Ballet is a Denver based non-profit organization. Our mission is to present superior quality classical ballet and innovative dance through performances, training and education, as well as community engagement programs that enhance the cultural life of our community.

Job Summary
The Marketing & Graphic Design Associate is responsible for designing Colorado Ballet’s digital and print promotional materials and advertisements, and assists with marketing activities including creating e-mail marketing campaigns, updating the website, and helping to support general marketing department efforts. The Marketing and Graphic Design Associate reports to the Public Relations and Marketing Manager and works collaboratively with Colorado Ballet’s advertising and media buying agencies. He/she will also work collaboratively with the ticketing department staff to promote performances, as well as supporting design needs of Colorado Ballet’s other departments including Development, Colorado Ballet Academy, and Education & Community Engagement.

Requirements

  • 2-3 years of professional graphic design and marketing experience required
  • Very proficient with Adobe design programs including InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop. Experience using Adobe CC preferred
  • Experience writing HTML and updating websites utilizing a content management system
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office programs
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to work in a highly collaborative manner, and in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong organizational skills; ability to handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail and proven ability to consistently deliver high quality work
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, graphic design, public relations or other related field
  • Must have a passion for non-profit arts, performing arts and/or cultural organizations

Duties and Job Functions
Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Design print collateral and digital media assets for Colorado Ballet performances, Colorado Ballet Academy, special events, outreach programs, and fundraising activities (Design projects will entail using existing design elements and brand standards, as well as creating new design concepts to support the company’s marketing efforts.)
  • Assist PR & Marketing Manager with various marketing projects throughout the season
  • Work collaboratively with advertising agency and PR & Marketing Manager to create and implement season creative concepts and brand standards
  • Incorporate the creative look and feel of each seasonal campaign into Colorado Ballet’s marketing materials
  • Design and deliver print and digital advertisements
  • Create digital graphics for use on Colorado Ballet’s website and e-blasts
  • Edit photos for use in promotional materials
  • Assist with the creation of e-newsletters (some HTML knowledge is needed)
  • Assist with managing the website and updating copy and content as needed
  • Some early, late and weekend hours will be necessary.

Application
Please submit a resume, cover letter, three professional references and salary expectations to hr@coloradoballet.org. Submissions without these required items will not be considered. No phone calls please – all submissions will be acknowledged. This is a full-time position and includes benefits. Colorado Ballet is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Exhibits Director

Department:  Programs, Interpretation and Exhibits
Reports to: VP of Programs, Interpretation and Exhibits
Direct Reports to: VP of Programs, Interpretation and Exhibits
FLSA Status: Full-time

Position Summary: Lead exhibit strategic direction, exhibit design, development and implementation, and maintenance for all permanent and temporary exhibits and exhibit-related products to meet Butterfly Pavilion’s scientific, educational, and cultural objectives.

Essential Functions:

Exhibit Development

  • Works with museum exhibit committee and VP of Programs, Interpretation and Exhibits to plan, schedule, construct, and evaluate exhibits and to help set exhibit philosophy, goals, and guidelines.
  • Create strategies/tactics to implement exhibits vision and direction
  • Assess resource needs and prioritize and allocate resources (people, time, materials, etc)
  • Complete deliverables on time - responsible for program related outputs/outcomes and achieving goals tied to outputs/outcomes
  • Meet organization standards and project goals
  • Develop effective, best-practice exhibit products
  • Demonstrate and employ knowledge of informal learning and visitor behavior, interpretation, and design
  • Coordinate with multiple departments to ensure an exhibit process that reflects a variety of ideas and skills
  • Investigate and apply innovative exhibit interpretive techniques, including multimedia and multilingual
  • Evaluates current practices and stays current with professional standards and exhibits theory, techniques, and technologies in order to develop multiple access systems, meet the needs of a diverse audience, and plan for changing needs of staff and the public.

Exhibit Production/ Maintenance

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage exhibit production with internal and external resources.
  • Trains and supervises volunteers to assist with exhibit preparation and installation and supervises contracted labor on exhibits.
  • Construct and install high quality exhibit components using current best practices in material choice and use
  • Creation and Graphic Design of Exhibit Signage
  • Maintains and upgrades, where needed, all exhibits and audio-visual exhibit functions.
  • Monitors effectiveness of exhibits and designs and implements exhibit evaluations.
  • Collect and report trending data for exhibits for analysis and evaluation
  • Provide all maintenance and repair work on exhibit components as needed and within an agreed upon reasonable timeframe
  • Maintains exhibit tools and supplies and orders tools and supplies as needed.

Project and/or Team Management                         

  • Demonstrate effective personnel and project management with a variety of departmental, interdepartmental and external collaborative teams
  • Effectively and efficiently guide process to meet project goals and deadlines
  • Solicit team members’ input in a timely manner and coordinate functions
  • Coordinate and manage contractors, interns, and/or volunteers as needed
  • Manage Exhibits Department budget

Additional Duties:                                                                                                          

  • Participate as member of Pavilion staff and adhere to Pavilion policies, procedures, mission, vision, and values
  • Is part of Butterfly Pavilions senior staff team for policy, procedure, and strategic plan development and for assistance in budget development.
  • Contribute to the performance evaluation process
  • Assist Exhibit Interpretation, Programs, Science and Conservation, Marketing, and other departments as needed
  • Coordinate with community partners/vendors to develop awareness of exhibits education efforts to help drive fund development efforts
  • Professionally active, attending seminars, conferences and continuing educational opportunities that are applicable to the position   
  • Other duties/responsibilities as needed

Qualifications / Experience

Qualifications:

  • Considerable knowledge of exhibit design and construction, graphic design, color theory, and design
  • Exhibit production and build experience
  • Demonstrable skills in project and production management
  • Computer proficiency—Design and graphic software
  • Solution-oriented, ability to troubleshoot, maintenance minded
  • Working knowledge of lighting techniques and technologies
  • Experience in basic carpentry and electrical work; considerable knowledge of and ability to handle small power
  • Creativity and flexibility; ability to create age-appropriate learning experiences
  • Ability to be organized and self-directed
  • Ability to multi-task; ability to work under deadline pressures
  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing

Experience:

  • 5-8 years’ experience with exhibit development, exhibition design and fabrication, including supervising work teams
  • Experience with SmartSheet or other similar project management tools
  • Prior experience leading a team from exhibit design to implementation
  • Prior experience working in a team setting and with volunteers
  • Experience with project management, budgeting, and exhibit evaluation

Competencies:

  • Project/Time management
  • Department/Job knowledge
  • Detail oriented
  • Building teams
  • Conflict resolution
  • Initiative
  • Resource Management
  • Results and Goal Orientated

Work Environment / Physical Requirements: 

Work Environment

  • While performing the responsibilities of the Exhibits Director, these work environment characteristics are representative of the environment the Exhibits Director will encounter. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the Exhibits Director.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moderate to loud environmental noise for extended periods of time.

Physical Demands

  • These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions within this position. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions of the VP of Programs and Interpretation.
  • While performing the responsibilities of the Exhibits Director, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to sit and use his or her hands and fingers, to handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision. Employee should be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

Work schedule:  

  • Full-time exempt, 40 hrs. Weekend and evening work required when necessary.

No phone calls or drop ins. Please submit a resume AND cover letter. Applications that do not contain a cover letter will not be considered. 

Position is open until filled. Apply via link: https://butterflies.applicantpro.com/jobs/680623-20970.html

Box Office Manager

Colorado Chautauqua Association (CCA) has an opening for the Box Office Manager. This full-time, year-round, benefited position has overall responsibility for seamless operation and management of all box office operations at Chautauqua. This includes configuration and operation of Ticketing and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Software, training and supervision of staff, management of all ticket sales, accounting, and reporting, patron subscription services and membership and donor campaigns, and customer service. Evening and weekend work is required in meeting position responsibilities. The position works on site at the Colorado Chautauqua National Historic Landmark, a 100% smoke-free campus. View the complete job description here.

To apply, send cover letter and resume to hr@chautauqua.com. No phone calls please. Application deadline: December 15, 2017

Digital Media Manager

Reports To:  Chief Marketing Officer
Area of Responsibility: Digital Media, Web, Mobile, & Social Media
Status: Full Time, Salaried

Basic Function:
The Digital Media Coordinator’s primary goal is to support the mission of the Colorado Symphony and under the direction of the Chief Marketing Officer, support day-to-day activities of the marketing program in all digital capacity; this includes traditional digital media promotions, communications, tracking and reporting, and new media management. High energy, attention to detail, strong communication skills, imagination, and timeliness are all critical elements of this position.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Email, SEO/SEM, Website graphics, & Social Media

  • Support all digital communications executed by the Colorado Symphony Marketing Team under the leadership of the Chief Marketing Officer. Includes, but not limited to: digital e-communications through email (eNotes-weeky), Subscriber emails, follow up communication to all patron attendees per event, concert reminder emails, and special exclusive eblasts to support all Colorado Symphony Department Head communications.
  • Manage list pulls in Tessitura Ticketing System for digital communications. Will work with Information Services to manage constituent lists and list acquisition.
  • Manage monthly reporting of CTR and open rate of emails, views and ROI on digital campaigns, quarterly assessment of SEO/SEM google keywords and campaigns.
  • Mange list pulls in TRG physical mailing lists. Manage approvals and review with Chief Marketing Officer.
  • Monitor the progress of all campaigns and provide progress reports for digital initiatives on social media including Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, the Colorado Symphony blog, Issuu, and all other additional digital 3rd-party resources.
  • Work with 3rd-party SEO/SEM management service and work through updates on campaigns, keywords, and search listings. Will run ‘flight’ campaigns on google and Facebook.
  • Manage success tracking on remarketing campaigns and digital display campaigns with the Chief Marketing Officer.
  • Coordinate the social media content calendar and promotional media strategy of the Colorado Symphony eNotes, Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, YouTube, Vimeo, and additional evolving social media platforms.
  • Prepare all marketing collateral, including launch plan to promote concerts, events, and significant announcements.
  • Create, implement, and monitor SEO best practices and tactics; including optimizing integration between website, blog, and social media activity.
    • Monthly reporting on 3rd-party SEO/SEM management stats
    • Monthly analysis from Google Analytics (visits, new visitors, bounce rate, pages visited, average time on page, most popular page, keywords)
    • Monthly analysis of campaigning reports on all platforms
  • Prepare/edit graphics for coloradosymphony.org and its mobile site. Will work with Information Services on this endeavor.
  • Utilize online media database and monitoring service to promote initiatives on Social Media.
  • Coordinate with the Chief Marketing Officer to execute media kits and package information in response to requests for information, interviews and photographs from the media or designate another appropriate spokesperson or information source. (Work closely with Information Services, Digital Media, and Public Relations).
  • Maintain external calendars and internal promotional calendars.
  • Monitor social activity, messages, and comments on Colorado Symphony social media
    • Actively engage audience
    • Maintain calendar of posts and content to be approved/reviewed by Chief Marketing Officer
    • Report on significant happenings on social media and build a quarterly analysis of all platforms

Social Media

  • Manage content and message of social media in coordination with Digital Media Coordinator and Director of Media and Public Relations.
  • Generate copy, content, and scheduling of Social Media communications for review by the Chief Marketing Officer
  • Manage the overall budget of social media spends and campaigning on social and digital media with the Chief Marketing Officer
  • Utilize online monitoring service to identify and implement ideas for social media tactics with the Chief Marketing Officer and Director of Media and Public Relations
  • Work with musicians and staff to generate content for social media 

Operational Direction and Management – Public Relations

  • Serve as communication liaison to a network of paid media partners, advertising reps, and community partners that assist in promotion of CSA events.
  • Increase awareness of CSA community initiatives including outreach, and discount ticketing initiatives.
  • Integrate branding and campaign strategies to all media.
  • Represent the CSA at community events as appropriate.
  • Connect to vital community organizations whose mission aligns with that of the CSA.
  • Manage contract partnerships and paid media spending annually.

Internal Business Operations

Budget and planning

  • Track invoicing on paid projects

Board of Trustees

  • Works with Director Team to prepare strategic direction and implementation plans for CSA media and research and statistics on media consumption.

Other Duties and Responsibilities

  • Attends concerts of the orchestra regularly.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Chief Marketing Officer
  • Attend civic and cultural events in the community, as needed; represent the CSA by speaking at public events, as requested.
  • Assist with marketing endeavors on and offsite to promote concerts and initiatives; as needed.
  • Keep abreast of recent research on e-marketing techniques and social media campaigns maintain a collection of current resource materials.

Qualifications:

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in digital media management, digital media, graphic design, marketing, communications; or related field or comparable work experience.

Experience

  • 2+ years’ experience in marketing for the arts in music or performing arts background. Must have experience in high-volume production promotions and social media management.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Must have excellent written, verbal and analytic skills. 
  • Ability to create and improve operational efficiency.
  • Demonstrated ability to execute strategies that resulted in sustained long-term growth.
  • Outstanding business leadership skills in directing, leading and participating in the growth and expansion of the business.
  • The ability to interact with other Coordinators to provide consultative support for planning initiatives through financial and management information
  • Experience in non-profit performing arts industry preferred.
  • Appreciation for orchestral music.
  • Some degree of knowledge of classical music, how an orchestra works and performing arts world in general.
  • Ability to direct the creation on innovative, ideas-centric content.
  • Demonstrated experience with social media and content marketing
  • Ability to proofread material and perform research.
  • Works independently, collaboratively and creatively meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Maintains confidentiality.            

Equipment to be used

  • Microsoft software including Word, Excel, Publisher and PowerPoint applications. Tessitura & SharePoint. Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite software for design and production preferred.

Physical Demands

  • Must be able to handle the physical demands commensurate with an active administrative position and concert schedule.

To Apply: Please submit your cover letter and resume to Jobs@coloradosymphony.org with Digital Media Coordinator in subject line. Applications may only be accepted electronically via the above email address. Due to the high volume of people who apply, we are not able to respond to specific inquiries regarding your application status, *Colorado Symphony Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer*

Advancement Database Coordinator

Reports To: Chief Advancement Officer

Area of Responsibility: Advancement

Status: Full-Time, Salaried

The Colorado Symphony is seeking an Advancement Database Coordinator. The position has the overall responsibility of managing the Tessitura donor database to include tracking and reporting of all individual, corporate and foundation donors. Provide full services support for all Advancement campaigns, including tracking next steps, pledge commitments, solicitation strategy management and reporting, while maintaining high flexibility in response to shifting priorities. If needed, represents the organization at public events to enhance relationships in the community and to build the donor base. Works collaboratively with all internal departments to achieve enhanced appreciation for and enriched understanding of music especially classical music as a vital means of expanding community engagement.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Tessitura Database Management

  • Identify, develop, implement and maintain database policies and procedures in support of all fundraising activities.
  • Develop, implement, and manage internal systems to support prospect identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship, with strong emphasis on major gifts prospect management.

Tracking and Reporting

  • Collaborate with the CAO and Advancement staff to develop and generate reports regularly from Tessitura to ensure all have efficient, effective tracking systems to support Advancement activities, including:
    • Individual, Corporate and Foundation giving campaigns
      • Prospects, renewals, lapsed donors
      • Additional reports to support Committees of the Board
    • Symphony Ball
    • Advancement events
    • Board of Trustee “give/get” requirements
    • Donor benefits fulfillment

Gift Processing

  • Interface with Finance department and general-ledger accounting staff regarding gift entry, gift posting, fund creation, gift restrictions and audit reporting.
  • Generate acknowledgement letters; routing the letters to the CAO or other staff to review and sign.
  • Responsible for maintaining accurate account data and updating contact information when necessary. 

Donor Recognition

  • Responsible for updating published programs with appropriate donor acknowledgement. Work with the Marketing Department and event coordinator in coordinating the timeline.
  • Annually coordinates the production of the Donor Recognition Plaque in the lobby of concert hall.
  • Work with CAO to create a project plan, then review YTD giving and track donor benefits for all donors giving in the database system.

Internal Business Operation

Collaboration  

  • Work with Advancement department to identify funding opportunities and efficiency improvements that support CSA programs and revenue goals.
    • Budget and Planning
      • Follows the department's budget in accordance with guidelines set by the CFO.
      • Prepares check and payment requests for all budgeted expenses.
      • Align Advancement to the budget
    • Other Duties and Responsibilities
      • Attends concerts of the orchestra regularly.
      • Knowledgeable of current and upcoming concert schedule.
      • Performs other duties as assigned by the executive staff.

Qualifications:

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or significant work experience.

Experience

  • 2+ Years working with Tessitura preferred (or other donor database experience may be substituted).
  • 3+ years of experience in areas related to individual giving.
  • 3+ years of experience in areas related to major gifts.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Exceptional Tessitura or other donor database knowledge.
  • SQL and SSRS programming experience is preferred
  • Must have excellent written, verbal and analytic skills. 
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, in person and phone, with patrons, trustees, staff and volunteers.
  • Consistent professionalism at the highest level with great donor sensitivity.
  • Flexibility in response to daily shifting priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully manage multi-functional or diverse areas, as well as autonomously managing projects.
  • Ability to create and improve operational efficiency.
  • Able to work in a faced paced environment.
  • Experience in non-profit performing arts industry preferred.

Equipment to be used

  • Microsoft software including Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint applications, Tessitura & SharePoint.

Physical Demands

  • Must be able to handle the physical demands commensurate with an active administrative position and concert schedule including lifting to 25 lbs. of equipment.

Availability

  • Evening and weekend hours required from time to time.

To Apply: Please submit your cover letter and resume by December 15, 2017 to Jobs@coloradosymphony.org with Advancement Database Coordinator in subject line.  Applications may only be accepted electronically via the above email address. Due to the high volume of people who apply, we are not able to respond to specific inquiries regarding your application status, *Colorado Symphony Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer*

Weekend Visitor Services Coordinator

Status: Part – time: Saturdays 9:30 – 4:30, Occasional Weekdays and evenings as needed
Salary Range: $10.00 per hour

Summary: Responsible for the weekend operations of the Denver Firefighters Museum’s front desk and gift shop including greeting the public, answering phones, operating admissions and store registers and maintaining attractiveness of front desk and store area; stocking merchandise, dusting, and straightening. Provide support to tour and birthday parties.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Greet every customer with an excellent standard of customer care.
  2. Procure and disseminate information about our programs in person and over the phone.
  3. Operate admissions/store cash register, collect admission, membership, program and birthday party fees, process store transactions, process opening and closing paperwork.
  4. Balance cash register daily with closing weekly and monthly.
  5. Copy and maintain literature at front desk.
  6. Maintain organized and attractive front desk.
  7. Provide basic security support through monitoring cameras.
  8. Dust, vacuum and re-supply restrooms when necessary.

Qualifications:

  • Former work with children a plus.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Previous cash handling, retail, customer service, and museum experience required.
  • Type 35 wpm and familiarity with computers, Word, Publisher and Access.
  • Team player enthusiastic about history of firefighting, fire safety and prevention.
  • High School diploma.

Please email your resume and cover letter to:
Sara Vari
Visitor Services Coordinator
sarav@denverfirefightersmuseum.org

Patron Services Manager

Reports To: Director of Business Operations
FLSA Status: Exempt
Employment Status: Full-Time
Supervisory Requirements: Yes

About Opera Colorado:

A cornerstone of Denver, Colorado’s cultural community, Opera Colorado presents operas annually at its downtown Denver home, the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. The Company presents new works alongside standard repertoire, and reaches more than 38,000 students and community members throughout the Rocky Mountain region through a variety of education and outreach programming. Opera Colorado Young Artists, residency program for singers at the beginning stages of their careers, provides training for the next generation of American opera performers. Founded in 1983, the Company celebrates its 32nd year with the 2014-15 season.

GENERAL POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The Patron Services Manager is a full-time position responsible for the management of all earned revenue income through the ticket office.  The manager is creative, energetic and as member of the marketing team, manages all aspects of box office, season ticket and web ticketing for all productions and special events.

The manager will manage the season ticket campaign, recruit, train, schedule, and supervise ticket office sales agents as needed. The manager reports and reconciles revenue, coordinates ticket printing, and manages other operational activities while monitoring and adhering to the departmental budget. The manager works closely with the Managing Director, Director of Business Operations, and the Director of Marketing & Audience Development to implement strategies to achieve revenue goals, and manage inventory. The manager exemplifies Opera Colorado's commitment to superior service for its patrons The Patron Services Manager is a key member of the staff and interacts with the Opera Colorado’s Patrons, Senior Management Team and the Board of Directors. This position requires non-traditional work hours, including regular weekend and evening shifts.

RESPONSIBLITIES:

  • Oversees all activities of the Patron Services department reporting to the Director of Business Operations to ensure smooth day-to-day operations.
  • Supervises, hires, and trains Patron Service Associate(s) and other box office and FOH personnel.
  • Ensure Patron Services provides excellent customer service for prospects, ticket holders, and donors by professionally directing and managing ticket ordering (phone, mail, online, walk-up, etc.), including processing and fulfillment.
  • Satisfies patron ticket issues and requests promptly and courteously while adhering to polices that never compromise the Opera.
  • Directs and manages the subscription ticketing process including order confirmations, seating, mailing ticket packages, and producing renewal invoices.
  • Manages fulfillment of all subscriber ticket exchanges, upgrades and donations; works closely with the Director of Development to fulfill special ticket needs of high-level contributors, donor prospects, sponsors, and board members.
  • Supervises all aspects of the group sales campaign, helping to devise strategies, tactics, timelines and measurement for group sales ticket revenue.
  • Oversees and facilitates the daily operations of the renewal and new acquisition subscription telemarketing campaigns; serves as day-to-day point of contact with telemarketing firm and manages in-house mini-campaigns, as necessary.
  • Manage relationship with other ticketing vendors; and advises if changes are needed to agreements or to vendor relationships.
  • Monitor and report on all ticketing activities to the senior leadership team and their relationship to programming, marketing, and fundraising activities.
  • Work cooperatively with the front-of-house staff at the Denver Performing Arts Complex and other venues for all performances, including ticketing functions and customer service issues and other concerns which may arise during a performance.
  • Establish and maintain ticket office policies and procedures manual.
  • Manage event building, ticket inventory, and final reconciliation of shows and events.
  • Maintain data integrity and cleanliness, merging duplicate accounts and updating records on a regular basis.
  • Set up and tear down remote box office operations and LAN at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House and other various locations.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned.

GENERAL INFORMATION:

  • Full-time position with salary and benefits
  • Occasional evening and weekend work required

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

  • A mission-driven individual with a belief in and commitment to Opera Colorado’s mission and values;
  • A good listener and strategist; comfortable receiving input from many sources, and able to analyze and formulate disparate information into a sound, well-organized plan;
  • Intrepid yet tactful; determined yet respectful of others’ concerns; someone with the flexibility and creativity needed to find alternative ways to reach objectives when barriers arise; a skilled negotiator who does not drive him/herself or others into a corner;
  • A team builder – confident and competent, with strong skills in management and leadership; one who understands the subtleties of motivating and directing a diverse group of personalities with different work styles;
  • A hard worker with a high energy level; a “doer” with a willingness to work hands-on in developing and executing a variety of development and advancement activities;
  • Emotionally mature with a very good sense of humor and the flexibility and sensitivity to work with diverse personalities and situations.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in education and related experience required.
  • Significant experience in Ticket Office Management, preferably in the performing arts. 
  • A working knowledge of ticket office software, preferably Tessitura.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills.
  • Prior management experience in a team setting preferred.
  • Candidate must demonstrate outstanding administrative and organizational skills with high attention to detail and accuracy.
  • A working knowledge of SQL is preferred.
  • Strong computer skills (i.e. Microsoft Office) are required.
  • Must be able to set priorities, coordinate multiple projects, meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in an open, respectful and collaborative environment.
  • Strategic thinker with ability to work both independently and as part of a high-performing cross functional team.

Compensation: Full-time position, competitive salary plus benefits including but not limited to health and dental insurance. Cover letter and resume to humanresources@operacolorado.org. Application Deadline: December 15, 2017

General Manager - Venue Operations

We are the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. We are best known for our touring Broadway shows and Tony-winning theatre, but as a not-for-profit organization that serves the entire Rocky Mountain region with the best arts programming and education possible, we’re so much more than that.

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) is accepting applications for the position of General Manager - Venue Operations. The General Manager - Venue Operations reports to DCPA’s Vice President of Facilities and Event Services and manages the operations of all event services, event technology operations, and associated staff daily. In addition, the General Manager - Venue Operations oversees the staff responsible for all sales and marketing efforts of the various DCPA venues (primarily, the Seawell Ballroom and the Directors Room) and liaises with the DCPA’s exclusive catering partner for all operationally driven food and beverage matters. 

Core area of responsibility is the event operations team, including the Director of Event Sales and Marketing, Event Managers, Technical Director – Event Services Technical Manager, Event Technical staff as well as contracted set up, strike, and custodial staff and facilities maintenance coordination with the DCPA’s Director of Facilities Management for the various DCPA venues (primarily, the Seawell Ballroom and the Directors Room).

Primary skills include:

  • Actively develops staff in managerial, sales, and technical roles.
  • Performs quarterly analysis of events team staffing levels to ensure adequate coverage for business while consistent with forecasting.
  • Serves as Crisis Team Leader for the Event Services Department during emergency or crisis situations – being the first one called (after DCPA Security and appropriate emergency responders) in the event of an emergency.
  • Actively participates in quarterly-to-date financial reviews with CFO, VP, and Directors of Financial Planning and Accounting.  Follows through on variances and implements corrective action plan(s) if necessary.
  • Researches and develops capital improvement with Directors of Creative and Technical Services and Facilities Management.
  • Works with the Department’s Business Manager on all AR/AP activities totaling $1.8M for Event Services Department.
  • Manages facilities contract language with the Director of Event Sales and Marketing and revises as needed to stay current with industry standards.
  • Supervises the operational management of DCPA venue spaces (Bonfils Lobby, Seawell Ballroom, and Galleria Theatre bar) in conjunction with the DCPA’s Director of Facilities Management and the department’s business manager.
  • Conducts weekly on-property walkthroughs of all venue spaces to evaluate overall cleanliness and R&M issues (internal and external) - specifically daily cleaning schedules, janitorial issues, lighting, conveyance, condition of furniture, and overall venue appearance.  Informs the DCPA Facilities Staff as necessary.
    • Displays leadership in guest hospitality, exemplifies excellent customer service and creates a positive atmosphere for guest relations.
    • Works with the management team to develop and implement the business plan and long-term strategies for event operations.
    • Other duties as assigned by manager. 

Requirements Include:

  • A minimum of 15 years’ experience in venue operations or related fields are required.  An ability to work a flexible schedule is needed, including some nights and weekends. 
  • Technical and audiovisual knowledge for both small and large-scale events.  General knowledge of production and audiovisual terminology as it applies to staging, sound needs, video, rigging, screen ratios and ADD requirements. 
  • Ability to guide, influence and motivate Event Services Department with positive reinforcement, quarterly informal reviews and ongoing continued education topics that are relevant to the industry
  • Excellent communication skills are a must. These skills are used in all communications – face to face, phone, email style, tone and hand-written correspondence. The development of respectful, stable and trusting relationships with clients, planners and inner-departmental teams is essential.
  • Strong computer skills, with advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Experience on EMS and/or Vectorworks helpful.

This position is a full-time position with benefits. If you’re interested in applying, please e-mail a cover letter, references, salary requirements and resume to hrdirector@dcpa.org. No phone calls please.

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and equitable environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities and women. This position will remain open until a diverse pool of candidates is identified. 

Retail Associate

At the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus, we believe in kid-powered learning. We work hard every day to create extraordinary experiences that champion the wonder and joy of childhood. To accomplish this mission, we bring together a dynamic team of talented individuals whose passions range from exhibit design to the culinary arts, from developing engaging educational programs to offering only the best in customer service. If you like to work hard and play hard, we want to hear from you! We offer a comprehensive benefits package, competitive wages and a supportive, rewarding and FUN work environment.

The Children’s Museum has two openings for Retail Associates to ensure seamless operations of the Museum Café and Gift Shop and a positive experience for all members and guests.

FLSA Status:  Non-exempt
Schedule:  Two positions available
Position A
Part-time, 20 hours/week: Sunday – Tuesday, OFF; Wednesday, 12:30 pm – 8:30 pm; Thursday, 9 am – 4:30 pm; Friday, OFF; Saturday, 10 am – 5:30 pm
Position B
Part-time, 22 hours/week: Sunday, 11 am – 3 pm; Monday, 10 am – 4:30 pm; Tuesday, 10 am – 4:30 pm; Wednesday & Thursday, OFF; Friday, 10 am – 4:30 pm; Saturday, OFF
Rate:   $11/hr - Non-negotiable                                    
Open:  November 1, 2017                        
Close:  Position open until filled                        

Responsibilities and Essential Functions

  • Ensure retail areas are clean, organized and safe for guests
  • Follow opening and closing procedures for effective and accurate front desk operations
  • Prepare merchandise for the retail sales floor and maintain specified visual standards
  • Acknowledge and greet all guests, and handle inquiries as needed
  • Operate Gift Shop and Café cash registers and assist customers by processing all payments and purchases according to Museum standards
  • Prevent potential loss by communicating issues with management
    • Ensure lobby area, Gift Shop, Café and front desk are clean and orderly
    • Follow Museum policies and procedures and maintain a safe work environment
      • Maintain knowledge of RMS and Altru merchandise point of sale systems
      • Participate in inventory counts and data updates in RMS and Altru systems, as communicated by the Associate Director of Guest Services
      • Accurately answer guest questions regarding all aspects of the Museum
      • Communicate with guests to ensure customer service issues are effectively addressed
      • Report accidents and assist children or parents who are lost
      • Answer and direct incoming calls
      • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Physical Requirements: Ability to stand for extended periods of time (up to 8 hours) in a retail environment.  This position also performs duties related to cleaning and organization, and will often be required to lift and move supplies and materials (up to 50 lbs.). Other physical requirements of the position may include, but are not limited to, walking, bending, stooping, crouching or reaching
  • Ability to communicate with customers and coworkers in a direct, respectful  and confident manner
  • Ability to complete job duties in a fast-paced environment and within tight deadlines
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Strong commitment to customer service
  • Basic mathematical skills, including addition and subtraction, necessary to verify cash register functions and to make proper change from cash payment
  • Cash handling and cash register experience; retail experience preferred
  • Clean, neat and professional appearance
  • High School diploma or GED required
  • Minimum of 18 years of age

Please send resume, references and cover letter to:

Kimberly Zies
Associate Director of Guest Services
KimberlyZ@cmdenver.org

Please title subject line “Retail Associate.” No phone calls, please.

Be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to directly contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the position, however please check your inbox and junk mail for any correspondence.

The Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus is an equal opportunity employer. The Museum is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to serving the needs of all our visitors and we encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds.

Teaching Artist – Dance

Organization: Cleo Parker Robinson Dance
Location: Denver, CO
Immediate Supervisor: Manager of Education

About Cleo Parker Robinson Dance

Cleo Parker Robinson Dance (CPRD) is an international, cross-cultural dance-arts and educational institution rooted in African-American traditions and the Diaspora. We are dedicated to excellence in instruction, performance and community programming. We view dance as a universal language of movement which transcends boundaries of culture, class and age while honoring diversity and inclusiveness throughout the global community.

Purpose of Position

CPRD seeks experienced and highly-skilled Teaching Artists in Hip-Hop, Modern, Ballet, West African, Step and Social Dance to join the Cleo Parker Robinson Dance (CPRD) Education Team.  Teaching Artists have the privilege of bringing the world of dance to public school children (grades K-12) throughout the Denver metropolitan area. CPRD serves more than 14,000 students across the Denver Metro area in 40+ schools. CPRD’s Education Programs infuse arts into the curriculum, igniting the learning process, inspiring creative expression and developing a passion for the arts.

CPRD Teaching Residencies vary in length and occur both during and after school hours from September 2017-June 2018. Teaching Artists must be able to travel in the Denver Metro area. Work is currently part-time with the potential of expansion and/or pool status.

Individuals with the following values, skills and qualifications are encouraged to apply:

  • Upholds CPRD’s mission, vision and artistic standards
  • Experience working in inner city schools with inner city youth is a must
  • Demonstrates effective classroom management for large and small class sizes
  • Ability to differentiate instruction to reach dancers and non-dancers in the same class
  • Highly motivational and patient especially with non-dancers
  • Exhibits a strong sense of dedication and passion for dancing
  • Trained in multiple techniques
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and time management skills
  • Accurate record keeping and organized
  • Bilingual is not required, but is an asset

How To Apply

  1. Send cover letter, resume/curriculum vitae and photo to Shelby Jarosz - shelby@cleoparkerdance.org.
  2. Please indicate dance genres/techniques/levels you are proficient in teaching.
  3. No phone calls please

Cafe Prep Lead

At the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus, we believe in kid-powered learning. We work hard every day to create extraordinary experiences that champion the wonder and joy of childhood. To accomplish this mission, we bring together a dynamic team of talented individuals whose passions range from exhibit design to the culinary arts, from developing engaging educational programs to offering only the best in customer service. If you like to work hard and play hard, we want to hear from you! We offer a comprehensive benefits package, competitive wages and a supportive, rewarding and FUN work environment.

The Children’s Museum has an opening for a full-time Café Prep Lead to help ensure a positive experience for all members and guests of the Museum.

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Schedule: Full-time, 40 hours per week

  • Sunday & Monday, OFF
  • Tuesday - Friday, 7:30 am – 4 pm
  • Saturday, 8:30 am – 5 pm
  • Available to work weekends, evenings, holidays and additional hours as needed.

Rate: $12/hour – Non-negotiable
Open:  October 17, 2017
Close: Open until filled                                               

Responsibilities and Essential Functions

  • Help prepare and package quality food for the Café while maintaining all food health and safety requirements
  • Follow opening and closing procedures while maintaining safe food handling protocols
  • Accurately operate Café cash registers and assist customers by processing payments and purchases according to Museum standards
  • Oversee quality assurance to ensure guest service standards are being met or exceeded within all Café operations
  • Actively assist in loss prevention measures to minimize waste
  • Follow Museum policies and procedures to maintain a safe and clean work environment
  • Maintain knowledge of inventory and POS systems
  • Participate in intake and data updates in inventory tracking system as communicated by Café Manager
  • Maintain knowledge of all Museum programming, special events and exhibit schedules
  • Actively address guest complaints and work to improve overall guest experience
  • Coordinate with and support volunteers throughout the Museum
  • Offer input and assist in implementing new menu items
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Physical requirements: Ability to stand for extended periods of time (up to 8 hours) in a retail environment. This position also performs duties related to cleaning and organization, and will often be required to lift and move supplies and materials (up to 50 lbs.). Other physical requirements of this position may include, but are not limited to, walking, bending, stooping, crouching or reaching.
  • Requires a ONE year minimum of food preparation experience
  • Retail cash handling/cash register experience preferred
  • High School diploma or equivalent required, culinary degree preferred
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Must abide by all Museum policies and procedures
  • Fluent English proficiency, writing and speaking skills; bilingual preferred
  • Ability to complete job duties in a fast-paced environment and within tight deadlines
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Exceptional customer service and communication skills, and able to work well with a motivated team

Please send resume, references and cover letter to:

Ray Wilson
Café Manager
Fax: 303-433-9520
RayW@cmdenver.org

Please title subject line “Café Prep Lead.” No phone calls, please.

Be advised that due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to directly contact those candidates whose skills and background best fit the needs of the position, however please check your inbox and junk mail for any correspondence. If you are a returning applicant, please note that cover letters must correspond with the position for which you are currently applying.

The Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus is an equal opportunity employer. The Museum is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to serving the needs of all our visitors and we encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds.

Youth Dance Instructor

Responsibilities

To engage youth through age-appropriate dance and healthy movement classes; To help develop curriculum and lesson plans for school programming; To represent CMDance to the community.

Duties

  • Teach age-appropriate dance and healthy-movement classes to Pre-K and K-12 classrooms, throughout the greater Denver-Metro area and outlying counties.
  • Contribute to evaluation and quality control of programming by submitting informative reports on the development, implementation and results of programming, and participating in meetings and discussions concerning programming.
  • Continue own professional development in dance by regularly participating in dance classes or company training, expanding repertoire to include more disciplines of dance, maintaining personal networks and participating in professional productions.
  • Continue own professional development in education by participating in seminars, workshops and other educational opportunities as well as reading professional publications and other resources.
  • Represent the company in public and by attending organization’s events and functions, as well as industry events and functions.
  • Promote the proliferation of dance education programs by informing the community about the organization’s history, mission and programming and by encouraging members of the community to support the organization through donations and referrals.
  • Design age-appropriate dance and healthy movement curricula and lesson plans, pulling from personal dance experience, peer input and executive direction.
  • Train new instructors in curriculum structure and content; classroom procedures, reporting procedures and office procedures. 

Skills

Optimism, Enthusiasm, Creativity, Organization, Microsoft Office Skills, Problem solving, Performing Arts, Classroom management, Customer service, Attention to detail, Time management, Non-profit experience.

Qualifications

Experience with children aged 4-18; High School Diploma or equivalent or higher, College degree preferred, any area; Valid driver’s license or government issued ID; Reliable source of transportation; Must pass federal, fingerprinted background check

Other Information

  • Independent contractors only.
  • Must have flexible schedule and be able to work occasional weekends.
  • Résumé should reflect both dance and non-dance experience.
  • References should include 1 professional and 1 personal in each dance and non-dance category.
  • Opportunity to apply for administrative positions within the organization.

Please contact Caryn Carrasco at Caryn@cmdance.org

CMDance is an equal opportunity employer

TO APPLY:

Please submit cover letter and resume to Caryn@CMDance.org and put your last name, first name, and position title in subject line. This position will remain open until filled.

School Year Nature Educators

Wild Bear Nature Center is seeking artists, nature lovers, child educators (specializing in ages 5-12 years old) to lead our After School Program on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.  

Hours: Tuesday/Wednesdays and Thursdays, 2:30-5:30

The position entails reviewing programs offered and planning enriching hands-on nature camps utilizing existing materials as well as your own creative resources.  Programs are based out of the nature center and outdoors at our property at Mud Lake.

Qualifications:

  • 2-3 years or 1,000 hours of leading groups of school-age children in a nature-based camp. (PREFERRED)
  • Three positive references
  • Degree in education, environmental studies, natural science or related field (or comparable experience applies)  Preferred.
  • Clear background check from the Colorado Department of Human Services and the Federal Bureau of Investigations
  • Creative arts background a plus
  • A strong background in local ecology is a plus.
  • We encourage folks who have musical and creative strengths, a sense of humor, are kind and gentle, enjoy children and love the outdoors!

Compensation:  $12.50/hour

To Apply:

Send a cover letter, resume, and 3 references to: education@wildbear.org

Questions? Email: education@wildbear.org  Phone: (303)258-0495 Website: www.wildbear.org

Need transportation from Boulder to Nederland? Nederland is accessible by RTD bus, Route N! Wild Bear provides free transportation on the RTD bus when staff are riding with children.

Zookeeper Intern - Lepidopterist

The Butterfly Pavilion is currently seeking a creative, highly motivated and energetic individual to assist in animal care, animal handling and visitor education as part of a team of talented and experienced staff and volunteers. The primary goal of the Butterfly Pavilion Curatorial Internship is for students to gain knowledge and hands-on training in invertebrate animal husbandry.

Company Description: Butterfly Pavilion combines science education with interactive fun to teach visitors about invertebrates and conservation. Invertebrates- animals without backbones, make up 97% of all animal species on the planet! Our zoo is designed to showcase the diversity of these small wonders, their habitats, and the big role they play in ensuring the health of our environment. Five immersive exhibits, including a tropical rainforest filled with 1600 free-flying butterflies, provide visitors of all ages with an unforgettable experience. We are the zoo of small wonders and BIG experiences!

Mission: Butterfly Pavilion’s mission is to foster an appreciation of invertebrates while educating the public about the importance of conservation of threatened habitats in the tropics and around the world.

Responsibilities:                                                

  • Provides public customer service, education, and animal contact/interaction in the exhibit areas of the Butterfly Pavilion
  • Responsible for the day-to-day care for all animals on exhibit and behind the scenes, maintaining daily record keeping
  • Clean and maintain all exhibit and behind the scene areas
  • Provide support to Curatorial zookeepers
  • Develop and execute an independent project to emphasize particular interest and expand the knowledge base of the Curatorial Department.

Qualifications:

  • Pursuing or hold a degree in biology, environmental sciences, education or related fields
  • Interest in invertebrate animal husbandry and care, visitor and environmental education
  • Basic computer skills (word processing, spreadsheets)
  • Willingness to handle animals (all training provided onsite)
  • Criminal background check
  • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age
  • Individuals of all ethnic backgrounds are encouraged to apply

Reports to:  Curatorial Team

Duration of Internship: Interns must complete 300 hours, typically aligned with school trimesters

Hours per week: 2-3 days per week/16-24 hours per week

Application Deadlines Each Year: 

  •  Summer Term – Applications Due by April 1st
  •  Fall Term – Applications Due by July 1st   

Stipend: Unpaid; school credit can be earned for this internship in most cases

Apply at: https://butterflies.applicantpro.com/jobs/574294.html or email a resume and a cover letter to: Sarah Triplett, Lead Zookeeper, striplett@butterflies.org.