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Production Associate

POSITION TITLE

Production Associate

REPORTS TO

Public Engagement Manager

DEPARTMENT

Education and Programs

SUPERVISES

Does not manage staff, supervises interns as appropriate

DATE WRITTEN/REVISED

February 2019


SUMMARY

The Production Associate’s primary responsibilities are to coordinate and facilitate events in support of MoPOP’s mission and provide administrative support for public programs, institution-wide.This includes ensuring smooth implementation of various on‐going programs at the museum and administering daily operations including billing, supply ordering, scheduling, and communication across the institution.This position works collaboratively with educators, producers, musicians and artists, as well as with staff and volunteers in other MoPOP departments.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED)

  • Coordinate day‐to‐day details of multiple museum public programs as assigned, including: coordination, schedules, venues, staffing, funding, and resources.
  • Coordinate activities and tasks of program and support personnel to ensure each program or event progresses on schedule and within prescribed budget.
  • Facilitate public programs in collaboration with other departments and community partners, including but not limited to concerts, special events, exhibition openings and others, as assigned.
  • Assist in development of marketing and promotion of museum and community public programs.
  • Develop and implement a consistent system of tracking program-related information; provide recommendations to improve program quality and administrative process based on assessment.
  • Other projects as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS (EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATIONS)

  • 1‐3 years’ experience working in a related field with an emphasis on creating, developing, organizing and sustaining programs with a public and/or customer serviced based mandate including but not limited to arts outreach, educational programming, or community events.
  • Proven ability to work effectively with the general public as well as with teachers, artists, youth, and business/community leaders.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from staff, partner organizations, artists, and visitors.
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment with a dynamic range of people.
  • Ability to communicate project goals, timelines, and expectations to peers, partners, and community leaders in a clear and organized manner.
  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal, and written communication skills required.
  • Must be detail‐oriented, with strong organizational skills in order to manage a continuous workflow in a high volume, multi‐tasking environment.
  • Proven ability to juggle multiple projects and effectively prioritize tasks to meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge of Seattle‐area arts and/or community arts organizations and the kinds of programs involved with community outreach, educational or public programming.
  • Knowledge and/or interest in American popular cultural and its history, preferred.
  • Ability to handle complex projects while remaining organized, focused, even‐tempered and congenial when faced with multiple deadlines.

SALARY RANGE (dependent on experience): $16.50-$18 per hour

 

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