TPS Seeks Member Liaison / Program Associate

Theatre Puget Sound (TPS)

Position Available: Member Liaison / Program Associate, 20hrs/wk with growth potential

About TPS:

TPS is a leadership and service organization founded in 1997 to advocate for the region’s growing theatre community’s causes and administer much-needed services. TPS is the Northwest’s leading arts advocacy and leadership organization, providing programming and services that benefit both the theatre community and the larger regional arts community. TPS has a twofold mission: To promote the spiritual and economic necessity of theatre to the public, and to unify and strengthen the theatre community through programs, resources, and services. Theatre Puget Sound represents more than 1800 individual and 145 organizational members across the region’s performing arts sector.

Job Description:

TPS seeks a Member Liaison to act as official representation to our membership. This position will be the main point of contact and ‘care-taker’ for current members and outreach for the theatre community at large. This position therefore blankets all TPS programming. As Program Associate, office and event support is required for all existing programming. This position will assist in improving the processes and functionality of existing programming as well as growing new programs – from concept through the execution to follow-up surveying and reporting. There is a modern, social media component as well as an old-fashioned, hand-shake approach to dealing with our membership, both equally important. Will direct report to Program Manager with oversight of ED.


Principal Responsibilities

Member Liaison:
-Promote and process new memberships and membership renewals
-Communicate with members regarding programs and opportunities
-Keep web and print membership information current and engaging
-Track/update member event listings for our robust event calendar: www.artscrush.org

Program Associate:
-Support for Bumbershoot Stage programming
-Support for TPS Unified General Auditions and Regional AEA auditions
-Support for the annual Gregory Awards
-Create/Manage Community Forums
-Detailed program participation tracking and evaluating
-Other duties as assigned.

Experience, Skills and Attributes – Applicant must have:
-Event management background and comfort with occasional public speaking
-The ability to work independently and set priorities for a high output
-Effective communication skills across platforms
-Strong attention to detail
-Flexibility, good humor, patience, and a sense of stewardship to our mission
-Orientation to the highest levels of customer service in all endeavors
-Familiarity and proficiency with Microsoft Office & Google applications. We also work with Asana,SurveyMonkey,Constant Contact and a variety other programs.
-Content management experience with Drupal and WordPress.


Terms and Compensation:
The position is 20 hr/ week with required flexibility for increased hours during periods of seasonal high demand (January-February, September-October). Compensation: $13 per hour. Pro-rated PTO and Sick Leave. The position is located on Seattle Center campus. This position has no remote or telecommuting options.

To Apply:
Using the subject “Member Liaison Position,” please submit letter of interest and resume.
Email: jobs@tpsonline.org
Fax: 206.441.7383
Post: Theatre Puget Sound, PO Box 19643, Seattle WA 98109
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

Submission Deadline: OPEN UNTIL FILLED
Submissions received by May 4 will receive priority review.

Theatre Puget Sound is an equal employment opportunity employer and encourages all applicants.

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