Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (LCPA) serves three primary roles: it is the world’s leading presenter of superb artistic programming, is a national leader in arts education and community relations, and functions as the manager of the Lincoln Center campus. LCPA presents over 350 performances annually throughout our different performance series.
In addition, LCPA supports an array of programs for Lincoln Center Education including its community and family programming. Further, LCPA supports initiatives related to events at the David Rubenstein Atrium, LC Kids, as well as numerous key institutional initiatives and projects.
Lincoln Center’s Programming Department is the producer of Great Performers, the White Light Festival, American Songbook, and the Mostly Mozart Festival. Presenting in various performance spaces on Lincoln Center’s campus and throughout NYC, the Programming Department oversees all aspects of these performance series and festivals – from the artistic vision to the production of the concerts, including related educational activities.
The Temporary Seasonal Company Manager, Programming will work directly with the Producer and Director, Contemporary Programming and will support both the Mostly Mozart Festival as well as the White Light Festival. The Temporary Seasonal Company Manager is responsible for scheduling and facilitating communication for performances, rehearsals and other events related to the production.
Arrange and negotiate all transportation needs, hotels/housing and per diems for artists and production staff.
Address general needs for artists and production staff, monitoring rehearsals and performances
Serve as liaison between directors, conductors, musicians, choreographers, dancers, singers, performers and other creative personnel and the Programming department.
Manage, maintain and distribute the Master Schedule to production staff, artists, assistants and Lincoln Center staff.
Manage the hiring of assistant/runners for dance rehearsals, as well as their schedules and payroll.
Manage and negotiate the rental of additional rehearsal spaces, including finalizing and negotiating contracts, processing payments and general maintenance of the rehearsal space.
Manage instrument and equipment rentals as requested by the artists for rehearsals and performances.
Arrange artist hospitality according to the contracted needs of the different riders of the artists.
Assist with budget management, making decisions that have a direct impact on the production, related to housing, hospitality and transportation.
Process check requests for artists and other processing of payments.
Serve as the main point of contact for visiting artists and production staff during performance and rehearsal times.
Organize meet & greets for visiting artists and staff.
SCHEDULE: The Temporary Seasonal Company Manager will support the Mostly Mozart Festival from Monday, June 3, 2019 – Friday, August 16, 2019.
After an approximately month-long hiatus, the Temporary Seasonal Company Manager will return to staff to support the White Light Festival fromMonday, September 16, 2019 – Friday, December 6, 2019.
Excellent organizational and prioritization skills, with meticulous attention to detail
Strong written/oral communication skills
Ability to multi-task and work with great accuracy under pressure
Excellent customer service and hospitality instincts
Must be able to work independently and as part of a team
Strong PC computer skills in Microsoft Office; Arts Vision or similar database experience a plus.
Interest in the performing arts and/or classical music knowledge is desirable
Bachelor’s degree in arts-related program or equivalent combination of education and experience
Able to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends to support programming needs.
All candidates should submit a resume and cover letter using the link provided. Cover letters, outlining your interest in Lincoln Center and your salary expectations, are required for applications to be considered complete. Submissions without cover letters will not be reviewed.
Internal candidates should submit an application via the employee portal.
It is the policy of Lincoln Center to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, marital or civil partnership/union status, familial or caregiver status, alienage or citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, military or veteran status, genetic information, predisposition, or carrier status, unemployment status, domestic violence, sexual violence, or stalking victim status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.
LCPA is committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion, respect and integrity, customer focus, and innovation.
About Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Lincoln Center, the world's foremost performing arts centers, is a private non-profit organization. Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts presents over 350 performances annually through our different performance series, and administers educational and community outreach programs. We also maintain and provide services for the entire Lincoln Center complex of buildings and grounds that we share with the 10 other resident arts companies.We're looking for professional, enthusiastic, creative individuals who are interested in being part of the Lincoln Center team.Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts provides a comprehensive benefits package that includes: Competitive salaries Medical insurance Dental insurance Life insurance Short term/long term disability 3-4 weeks vacation Holiday, sick and personal day pay Retirement plans: 403 B & Pension Tuition reimbursement TransitCheck