20 Jun 2017

Full-Time Job Executive Producer

City of Aurora Colorado, Aurora Fox Arts Center (Job Poster) – Aurora, Colorado, United States

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Job Description

Under the direction of the Cultural Services Division Manager, the Executive Producer of the Aurora Fox Arts Center (AFAC) functions as:
1) the artistic director of the city-run theater company that performs there;
2) the business manager for all of the city-offered programming in the building and other locations where the theater company may perform; and
3) the operations manager for the building. Management of the facility includes, but is not limited to participating in the development and implementation of internal productions and other programming, rentals, managing the center’s budget and supervision of staff. Vital to the position is a commitment to improving access to live theater for Aurora, CO, one of the country’s most diverse communities.

• Supervises the operations of the Aurora Fox Arts Center (AFAC) including two performance venues, box office, scene shop, other support areas and offices
• Participates in the development of and ensures adherence to adopted budgets for the facility, productions and other programming and monitors accounts payable and receivable
• Maintains records according to established policies and procedures and ensures that any data required by funders, auditors or other sources is collected and maintained in a professional manner
• Supervises the planning, implementation and evaluation of all internal programming including performances, workshops and classes
• Ensures the continuous artistic development of internally-produced productions and programs including developing and acting as curator for a season of performances and programs that utilize the best talent available and developing and implementing program evaluation and customer satisfaction strategies
• Supervises audience development efforts including outreach to the local community and the development of strategic partnerships
• Maximizes earned revenue through a variety of methods including increasing attendance and increasing rental income through the supervision of improved scheduling, effective marketing and quality customer service
• Maximizes contributed revenue through a variety of methods including the research and writing of grant applications, developing relationships with the private sector and new and expanded programming
• Maximizes the provision of theater-based programs and services to underserved communities including public relations and outreach activities
• Supervises the negotiations and acquisition of production rights, facility improvements and the acquisition and/or replacement of capital and noncapital equipment
• Negotiates and administers complex artist contracts and riders for all performances and rentals
• Supervises and approves the preparation and execution of rental agreements
• Supervises the development of marketing and sales plans/strategies including pricing and
• promotions for all scheduled performances
• Manages the hiring and evaluating of the center’s administrative, artistic and production
• staff and all contract and temporary employees
• Supervises the development and organization of calendars and schedules for all AFAC activities
• Supervises processes involving front of house and back of house hiring, scheduling, and production timelines and ensures the fiscal accountability of these operations
• Facilitates effective communication between house, production, technical crews, external stakeholders and other city departments
• Participates fully in and acts as a resource for the activities of boards and associations concerned with the advancement of the Aurora Cultural Arts District (ACAD)
• Maintains a supervisory presence for all internally produced events, which may include evening, weekend and holiday hours
• Serves as the staff liaison to the Aurora Fox Arts Center Board of Directors which may include the preparation, approval and posting of agendas and minutes in accordance with open meeting requirements of Colorado’s Sunshine Law
• Maintains a leadership role in the center’s short- and long-term planning including conducting needs assessments and developing and monitoring of goals and objectives
• Prepares administrative and production reports
• Communicates and ensures compliance with all relevant federal, state and local laws and policies
• Resolves conflicts
• Supervises assigned staff including regular, temporary, and volunteers
• Performs other duties as assigned

The city of Aurora’s Cultural Services Division is currently accepting applications for the position of Executive Producer at the Aurora Fox Arts Center.
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• Job Title: Executive Producer
• Job Type: Full-Time Job
• Employer: City of Aurora Colorado, Aurora Fox Arts Center
• website: www.auroragov.org/arts
• Location: Aurora, Colorado, United States

Job Categories: Arts and Culture. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: artistic, arts center, director, executive, manager, producer, and theatre. Location: Colorado. Job listing expires in 1 day.


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