Management Associate | Hubbard Street Dance Chicago

Submitted by HSDC on Mon, 09/11/2017 - 12:54pm

 

POSITION TITLE:  Management Associate

DEPARTMENT:  Administration

DIRECT SUPERVISOR:  Company Manager

 

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION  

At Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, we bring artists, art and audiences together to enrich, engage, and change lives through the experience of dance. 
 
We are seeking a smart, proactive and mission-driven individual to join Hubbard Street’s General Management (GM) department as the Management Associate. Reporting to the Company Manager (CoMan), this position is part of a small collective team that is responsible for line producing all production and touring activities for a $6.5M company, in addition to overseeing operations, finance, human resources, facilities and IT. Primary responsibilities include music rights negotiation, artists’ visa coordination, calendar management, financial recordkeeping and developing and expanding internal organizational systems to best support the organization and department.  This position provides additional support to other General Management staff as necessary.
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DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

Support CoMan in licensing and contracting choreographers, assistants, and designers. Update contract and other departmental status charts. 
Support equity, diversity and inclusion initiative for the organization, alongside other members of the GM department.
Support CoMan in company management and artist hospitality responsibilities. 
Support department in researching, securing and managing music rights.
Coordinates visas for foreign artists, including dancers, choreographers, designers and assistants. 
Lead and support efforts in developing and expanding comprehensive departmental and/or organizational systems that result in maximum integration and efficiencies (examples: master schedule/calendar, reconciliation process).
Maintain accurate records of department expenditures.
Build budgets based on existing templates and provide budget creation support. 
Schedule meetings and keep CoMan’s and GM’s calendars up to date. 
Assist with coordination of various company-wide events. 
Other duties as assigned.
 

QUALIFICATIONS:  

Hubbard Street gives preference to candidates who have demonstrable experience advocating for equity, diversity and inclusion.
Applicant should have at least one year of related work experience.
Applicants should possess excellent organizational skills and be extremely detail-oriented.  
Ideal candidate has a spirit of curiosity instead of judgment and is a generative problem solver. 
Applicant should have superior relationship building and interpersonal skills that allow the individual to function in a variety of settings among widely different groups of people.
The applicant should understand how to exercise discretion and appropriate judgment with confidential materials.  
The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator with a team attitude who is willing to pitch in and get the job done.  
Applicant should be skilled with Microsoft Office applications.    
To Apply: 
Please send a cover letter and resume (.pdfs only) to jobs@hubbardstreetdance.com
Please include “Management Associate” in the subject line of your email. 
Applications reviewed on a rolling basis. No phone calls, please.
 
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion in all areas of the organization’s work.
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