The AAC seeks an experienced Communications Manager to create and manage public relations and social media strategies, media relations and appearances, and to monitor, collect, organize, analyze and communicate results. Will assist with content creation for press releases, internal publications and collateral material, blog content, web copy, proofreading and other writing duties as assigned. Will leverage existing media relationships and cultivate new contacts within industry media locally, regionally and nationally. The ideal candidate will be a detail-focused researcher, self-directed problem solver and skilled in creating engaging narratives to educate, enrich and expand reach across communities. Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism or related field required; two to five years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Experience with and ability to manage a variety of online platforms, content management and media monitoring solutions, in addition to a working knowledge of DSLR photography and the ability to write and edit quickly, accurately and effectively in both AP style and Chicago style. Please submit a cover letter, resume, references and three writing samples to email@example.com.
PART-TIME House Manager
The Arkansas Arts Center Children’s Theatre is seeking a House Manager for the 2016–17 season. The House Manager is responsible for the professional management of the Theatre auditorium and front-of-house during all public and school performances. He/She will be expected to communicate directly with Stage Manager to ensure seamless operations, preparing for and closing out each show, and providing excellent customer service to all audience members as the primary representative of the theater. The ideal candidate is responsible for providing consistency to front-of-house operations and exemplary customer service at all times. The House Manager must be an enthusiastic leader with strong communication skills, excellent attention to detail, and the ability to thrive in a fast paced environment while remaining calm under pressure. Candidates should have experience working with the public and have strong organizational and communication skills; box office or other theatre experience preferred. This is an hourly position -- Tuesday–Sunday. The House Manager averages 20–25 hours per week. Due to the nature of the programming, the schedule varies throughout the season.
During the run of each performance, the House Manager will be expected to work the following hours*:
- Tuesday–Thursday: (school show) 9–11:15 a.m. / (possible 2nd school show) 11:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
- Friday: (school show) 9–11:15 a.m. / (evening public performance) 5:30–8:30 p.m.
- Saturday–Sunday: (public matinee) 12:30–3:30 p.m.
*The House Manager will be required to attend the dress rehearsal of each production.
Please submit cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
PART-TIME Librarian and Research Assistant Position
The Arkansas Arts Center is seeking a part-time (approx. 10 hours per week) Librarian and Research Assistant. The Librarian and Research Assistant is primarily responsible for the organization and procedural maintenance of the Arkansas Arts Center’s book, periodical and catalogue collection. The position has the additional responsibility of assisting patrons with utilizing the library and staff with research associated with the collection and exhibition activities. To be considered for this position please email a cover letter, resume and list of three references to email@example.com.