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7 Dec 2022


Community Engagement Manager

Stages  Houston, Texas, United States

STAGES, Houston, Texas jobs

Job Description

About you

You are passionate about theater! You care deeply about the training of theater-makers and artists of all kinds. You believe deeply in building community. You flourish in collaborating with the artistic team. You love details and logistics and scheduling; you are organized and adaptable. You like to plan ahead. You are at home interacting with artists, board members, and other community stakeholders. You have a can-do attitude and enthusiasm for the organization and its artistic vision. You let the values of anti-racism and anti-oppression guide your work and are passionate about creating inclusive spaces. 

What you’ll do at Stages

  • Work with the Inclusion, Engagement, and Training Director to coordinate for Community Engagement programming. This includes engaging consultants, scheduling rehearsals and meetings, and communication with staff and board to share information and set expectations for participation.
  • Serve as the primary administrator and support in the creation and stewardship of the newly created Houston Theater Training Coalition, working directly with the IET Director. As the HTTC begins its life, mindful creation is at the forefront of this role. Specific responsibilities include communications with stakeholder groups, coordinating logistics for training and Coalition meetings, and providing support to the mentor and mentee programs at Stages and in Coalition theaters. 
  • Schedule and maintain a retrospective review calendar and take detailed notes of each retrospective review meeting. 
  • Contribute the the development, sustainability, and growth of Sin Muros, The Young Artists Conservatory, and other long-range engagement programming
  • Create and distribute community partnership agreements. 
  • Work with Production Manager to maintain communication flow between Production, Artistic, and Inclusion, Engagement and Training departments. 
  • Work with Production Manager and Venue and Events Manager to coordinate facility usage for Engagement activities.
  • Deepen audience engagement with surround programming as well as pre-/post-performance engagement opportunities including talkbacks.
  • Provide leadership for a school matinee program including coordination of performances and development of associated educational materials..
  • Build and grow Stages’ production and performance internship programs with a focus on emerging professionals from underrepresented communities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

To excel in this job, you’ll need

  • Proven ability to work well both independently and collaboratively.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and relationship building skills.
  • Teaching experience a plus


Our hiring process

First, send us some information about yourself—please include an introduction to help us understand who you are and why you’re right for this position (eg: cover letter, email, personal statement, video) as well as anything you think might be helpful to understand your background, experience, and skills. This could include a resume, event materials, writing or other work samples, personal website, LinkedIn profile, etc.

Human Resources Generalist
800 Rosine Street
Houston, Texas 77019


Full-Time Job in Theatre:
Community Engagement Manager
 Houston, Texas, United States

Job Categories: Theatre. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: manager and performing arts. States: Texas.

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