FILLED TPS seeks Member Liaison / Program Associate (Full Time)

Position has been filled.

Theatre Puget Sound (TPS)

Position Available: Member Liaison / Program Associate (Full Time).

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.

Diversity Statement:

Theatre Puget Sound (TPS) is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to strengthening a more multicultural artistic community and the principle of diversity. TPS does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. TPS strongly encourages applications from historically underrepresented groups, including women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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 advocate for current members and work to enhance and expand member relations. This position therefore blankets all TPS programming. There is a modern, social media component as well as an old-fashioned, hand-shake approach to dealing with our membership, both equally important.

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 and systems – from concept through the execution to follow-up surveying and reporting.

Marketing needs will be outlined with staff and the Executive Director, and implemented across the organization and all programming. Will include social media management, web and print.

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;
Social media management and email marketing for members and public outreach.

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;
Volunteer coordinating for all programs and TPS needs
Light reception / tech support;
Design and strategize digital and print marketing campaign/initiative for ongoing programs, events and organization branding;
Work closely with Executive Director and staff to develop and clarify TPS branding to execute through marketing campaign/initiative ;
Track, evaluate, and report on marketing initiatives;
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;
Graphic design experience
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 SurveyMonkey, Facebook, Twitter, Constant Contact and a variety of other programs.
Content management experience with Drupal and WordPress.

Terms and Compensation: The position is 40 hr/week. Compensation: $13 per hour. Paid time off and sick leave. Medical and dental insurance available after 90-day probation period. The position is located on Seattle Center campus. This position has no remote or telecommuting options.

To Apply:
Using the subject “Member Liaison,” 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 Monday, January 4th will receive priority review.

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