10 Mar 2021


Artistic Programs and Planning Manager

MUSE/IQUE  Pasadena, California, United States

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Artistic Programs and Planning Manager

Reports directly to the Artistic Director

MUSE/IQUE proudly announces the availability of a full-time Artistic Programs and Planning Manager position. We are seeking a highly skilled, self-motivated creative manager with a dedication to curating unique live music experiences. The Artistic Programs and Planning Manager will be an integral member of both the Artistic team and the MUSE/IQUE team as whole within the organization’s day to day and long-term operations. This will be a remote position until the MUSE/IQUE offices re-open and all staff return to working on-site.


General Description of Duties:

  • Creative planning of energetic, welcoming, and finely curated live performing arts events that promote the collective imagination and empathic connections in our communities.
  • Works under the direction of the Artistic Director and in collaboration with the Artistic team to create experiences of deep relevance, thematic importance, and musicological richness in keeping with the organization’s mission to engage all audiences with the life changing power of live music.
  • Collaborates with the Education and Community Engagement team to establish and manager venue partnerships in culturally representative locations and agencies throughout the region. This aspect of the position reflects the fact that MUSE/IQUE maintains no central concert hall but rather takes performances directly into the cityscape to promote access and relevance.
  • Plays a lead role in repertoire and content development (in collaboration with curatorial research team) and supervises music prep needs including arrangements, orchestrations, library management, etc.
  • Supervises engagement and relationship management with Artists, including contracts, high level correspondence, communicating artistic intent of projects, and facilitating Artist interaction with Artistic Director.
  • Leads planning and budget process for live events in collaboration with Production Management and Operations Management team.
  • All other duties as assigned based on immediate needs of MUSE/IQUE.

*This position will require availability some nights and weekends for MUSE/IQUE’S live music events*


Desired Qualifications and Skills

  • Master’s degree in the field or equivalent experience
  • Event planning experience
  • Personnel management experience
  • Budget management experience
  • Creative leadership skills
  • Collaborative team building
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication
  • Ability to foster collaborations with top level artists and community partners
  • Highly knowledgeable about local and national arts and culture landscape

To submit your application, please email BOTH a resume and cover letter to employment@muse-ique.com with “Artistic Programs and Planning Manager” as the subject line. Any application missing either document will not be considered.



Full-Time Job in Music:
Artistic Programs and Planning Manager
 Pasadena, California, United States

Job Categories: Music. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: culture, development, director, management, music, and performing arts. States: California.
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