The Redhouse Arts Center

A New Three Theatre Complex at City Center

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Immediate Opening – Director of Development and Audience Engagement

To Apply email letter of interest and resume to [email protected] (No Phone Calls Please)

Organization: Redhouse Arts Center

Location: Syracuse, NY

Redhouse is a professional, not-for-profit theater serving the community by providing leading and inclusive experiences through its theater and educational programs. It was founded under the vision of providing leading arts experiences to enhance the community. Since its founding in 2004, it has expanded and now serves the community through its professional theatre, education through arts-based learning, and community outreach programs.

The Director of Development and Audience Engagement (the Director) position is a newly created, full-time, senior management position. Reporting to the Executive Director, this position will join a passionate and dynamic Senior Leadership Team. The Director will provide strategic vision in development, marketing and customer service / box office to raise gifts, grants and revenue that support the mission and work of Redhouse. The Director will supervise marketing and in the box office staff and operations.

Primary responsibilities include:

• Collaborate with the Executive Director and Senior Team to achieve fundraising and revenue goals.

• Serve as the primary contact for development and fundraising and oversee the Board – Level Development Committee.

• Design and execute a comprehensive and diverse fundraising plan to increase donors and donations from individuals, corporations, foundations and government entities.

• Ability to identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit and steward major gifts.

• Meet annual donation and revenue goals. • Coordinate marketing and public relations efforts to increase gifts, sponsorships and ticket sales.

• Supervise marketing and box office staff to ensure success in achieving fundraising and revenue goals.

• Manage donor communications and maintain accurate donor records.

• Grant writing and stewardship.

• Plan and coordinate major fundraising events.

• Serve as a representative of Redhouse at key events at Redhouse and in the community.

• Perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Director to support the mission of Redhouse.

The successful candidate will be a networked fundraiser with the ability to navigate complex organizations and work in a start-up environment.

Required Qualifications:

• Minimum five years experience working in a development with proven record of closing major gifts

• Bachelor’s Degree

• Experience managing others

• Superior verbal and written communication skills with marketing and communications experience

• Proficient in MS Office and similar including database, research tools, and ticketing systems

• Impeccable integrity and a strong work ethic

• Creative problem solving skills

• Attention to detail and able to multi-task

• Strong organizational skills

• Excellent customer service and human relations skills

• Team player

• The ability to exercise good judgment and work independently To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected] (no phone calls)

Immediate Opening – Marketing Manager

To Apply email letter of interest and resume to [email protected] (No Phone Calls Please)

Organization: Redhouse Arts Center

Location: Syracuse, NY

Redhouse Arts Center is seeking a Marketing Manager to coordinate marketing, public relations, sales, promotions, and audience engagement functions of a professional theatre that produces a multi-show subscription season plus additional off-subscription artistic and educational programming. This full time position reports to the Director of Development and Audience Engagement and implements the marketing and public relations strategies for Redhouse.

Working collaboratively with the Executive Director, Artistic Director, Director of Education, and the Director of Development and Audience Engagement, the Marketing Manager implements an annual marketing, public relations, and customer service strategy to ensure Redhouse meets its attendance and revenue goals, and to ensure Redhouse is well represented in media locally, regionally and nationally as appropriate.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

●  Coordination of season subscription campaign.

●  Assist in development and coordination of promotional events.

●  Community marketing efforts including outreach to new and diverse audiences, maintaining a front facing community presence.

●  Ensure the Redhouse website is updated, current, and accurate.

●  Social Media strategy and management.

●  Creation and execution of all eblasts, newsletters and mailings related to programming.

●  Design and create promotional materials including print advertising, direct mail pieces, eblasts, season brochures, and venue signage.

●  Development and maintenance of relationships and content with outside media partners and sponsors.

●  Maintain contacts with media, schedule and write press releases, invite reviewers to shows; maintain press archive.

●  Maintain archive of photos and video clips of all Redhouse programming and events.

●  Creation of season playbills and related ad sales.

●  Assist in development of special projects related to marketing such as: video marketing projects including pre-show previews, development videos, and web video content.

●  Create and disseminate marketing materials as needed and on a timely basis including posters, fliers, direct mail, brochures, social media content, videos, programs, cast fliers, e- news and more.

●  Ensure all marketing / public relations materials are accurate for content, and grammar including all print, website, social media, e-news, etc.

●  Facilitate all patron communication (newsletter, email blast, targeted emails, mailings, etc.)

●  Create and implement new marketing strategies in coordination with the Redhouse Sr. Team.

●  Working with Redhouse Sr. Team to build public interest in all theatre and educational programs, as well as strengthen and promote the brand locally, regionally, and nationally.

●  Occasional work in box office includes some evenings for shows and events able to sell tickets and engage with customers.

●  Other duties as assigned to enhance the mission of the organization

Required Qualifications:

●  Minimum three years marketing experience, preferably within the performing arts

●  Bachelor’s Degree preferred

●  Superior verbal and written communication skills

●  Proficient in MS Word, Adobe Photoshop, AudienceView, or related graphic design and ticketing software.

●  Experience on social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Tiktok, etc.

●  Photography, Video recording and editing skills and plus.

●  Impeccable integrity and a strong work ethic.

●  Creative problem solving skills

●  Attention to detail and ability to multitask.

●  Strong organizational skills

●  Excellent customer service and human relations skills

●  Team player

●  The ability to exercise good judgment, self start, and work independently

●  Technically savvy

Immediate Opening – Part time Accounting Manager

To Apply – please submit cover letter and resume to [email protected]

 

Overview: Redhouse Arts Center is a professional, not-for-profit theater serving the community by providing leading and inclusive experiences through its theater and educational programs.

Redhouse has an immediate opening for a PT Accounting Manager. This individual will be responsible maintaining and reporting on all major accounting functions including, but not limited to: grants management, financial reporting, compliance, fund accounting, cost allocation, and audit preparation. Proforma routine calculating, posting, and verification duties. A Bachelor’s degree in accounting, a minimum of five years’ experience, and proficiency with QuickBooks and Microsoft Excel are required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Effectively and accurately manage and maintain a complete and accurate account system.
  • Ensure books are closed and finalized monthly in a timely manner and all financial information is accurate.
  • Prepare monthly financial statements for the Board of Directors and Redhouse leadership team.
  • Assist in preparing budgets.
  • Oversee Business Manager and work collaboratively to job-share as needed.
  • Oversee accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and cash-flow.
  • Prepare for and oversee the annual, independent financial audit as well as other business audits as scheduled.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all agency data.
  • Perform HR duties as needed including, but not limited to renewing and processing benefits and insurance.
  • Maintain accurate and complete financial and HR files.
  • Other duties as assigned to enhance the mission of the organization.

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required
  • A minimum of five years experience with a not-for-profit organization
  • Excellent problem analysis and problem resolution skills at both a strategic and functional level, and the ability to identify trends and establish proactive corrective actions as needed
  • Strong computer skills, proficient with Quickbooks, spreadsheets, word processing and Excel
  • Impeccable integrity and a strong work ethic
  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail and be able to multi-task
  • Excellent customer service and human relations skills

 

Director
2023 MainStage production of The Bridges of Madison County

 

Reports to: Artistic Director
Rehearsals begin April 11, 2023 and opens May 12 and runs until May 21, 2023

Redhouse Arts Center located in Syracuse, NY  is seeking a director for its 2023 MainStage production of The Bridges of Madison County.

Based on the best-selling novel, and developed by Tony Award winner Jason Robert Brown (The Last Five Years, Parade, Songs for a New World) and Pulitzer Prize winner Marsha Norman, The Bridges of Madison County captures the lyrical expanse of America’s heartland along with the yearning entangled in the eternal question, “What if…?” With a soaring score and a heartbreaking story, The Bridges of Madison County is touching and powerful.

Redhouse is a professional, not-for-profit theater serving the community by providing leading and inclusive experiences through its theater and educational programs. It was founded under the vision of providing leading arts experiences to enhance the community. Since its founding in 2004, it has expanded and now focuses on professional theatre, education through arts-based learning, and community impact.

 

Application Information:

Applicants should email [email protected] a letter of interest that includes your thoughts on how you would approach a production of The Bridges of Madison County, resume, and the telephone and/or email address of three professional references that are familiar with your work. Redhouse encourages all that are interested to apply regardless of race, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, affectional preference, gender identity or expression, sexual and reproductive health decisions, pregnancy, disability, genetic predisposition, age, military or veteran status, marital or familial status, or any other protected characteristic, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

 

Comensation:

For those that live outside of the Central New York area, housing and roundtrip travel will be provided.