Employment

The Atlas is an equal opportunity employer, committed to maintaining a diverse working environment. If you are interested in an employment opportunity or internship, please send a cover letter and resume to: Atlas Performing Arts Center Human Resources 1333 H Street, NE Washington, DC 20002 email: humanresources@atlasarts.org
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DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Individual will report to the Director of Development

Supervisory:

Development interns(s)

Job Summary:

Develop, oversee and manage all aspects of grant portfolio management, database management, research, and donor development initiatives in conjunction with Director of Development and staff to support organizational and financial goals and to build relationships that create positive and memorable impressions about the organization with all current and prospective donors and funders.

Essential Duties:

  • Write all foundation and government grant proposals, reports and correspondence.  Track grants, develop internal reporting systems, maintain historical records, work with staff to ensure each project or program is meeting proposal conditions and expectations.
  • Oversee and manage all correspondence to individuals, institutional and government donors and prospects and coordinate follow-up activities.
  • Monitor, manage and achieve grants income fundraising goals in conjunction with Director of Development and oversee and manage annual proposal and report schedule.
  • Research and recommend new foundation and government grant opportunities.
  • Research prospects and donors and prepare briefing materials, as requested, in order to grow and maintain a major gifts and individual giving pipeline to meet organizational goals.
  • Support the Director of Development, Executive Director and Board of Directors as necessary in cultivating donors and prospects.
  • Collaborate and help implement annual individual giving program including membership program, direct mail and online campaigns.
  • Oversee and manage donor database.
  • Draft all copy and text for all development and fundraising initiatives, development programs and marketing collateral, in addition to managing all website updates as necessary relative to fundraising and development.
  • Oversee and manage all support documentation, work samples and reports for all grant proposals as necessary.  
  • Assist in the planning, development and implementation of all fundraising and donor cultivation events.
  • Support, as necessary, the Atlas Performing Arts Center annual gala in conjunction with the Director of Development, Atlas Development Committee and Gala Committee.
  • Support the Director of Development in all his/her duties as necessary.

Qualifications:

A minimum of 5 years experience in development, communications and/or programs in the nonprofit (nonprofit arts preferred) field with demonstrated success in cultivating and maintaining relationships with stakeholders and individual, corporate, foundation and government funders.  B.A. in related field required; M.A. preferred. Candidate will have demonstrated excellence in organizational and managerial skills, ability to take initiative, manage multiple tasks simultaneously, supreme attention to detail, ability to work under deadline and tight time frames, and work both independently and as a member of a team.  Experience in fundraising database management (C.R.M. database preferred). Excellent written and oral communication skills with demonstrated grant writing skills required. Candidate must have a creative and entrepreneurial spirit, and be comfortable in a crowd as well as one-on-one. Candidate must be able to work a flexible schedule on occasion (daytimes, evenings, weekends) as business needs dictate for cultivation events and initiatives.   

Work Environment:

Ability to work in fast-paced, dynamic environment.  Ability to manage workload efficiently to meet fixed deadlines.

Benefits:

Health and dental insurance, retirement, paid vacation, holiday, personal days and sick leave.

To apply:

The Atlas Performing Arts Center is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, 3 references, salary requirements and 3 writing samples to: humanresources@atlasarts.org.

FRONT OF HOUSE ASSOCIATE

Status:

Part-time (non-exempt)

Supervisory:

Front-of-House Volunteer(s)

Job Summary:

The Front of House Associates are the first level of communication a patron has with the Atlas. The primary responsibility of the Front of House Associate is to provide excellent customer service to patrons who are attending the Atlas. Front of House Associates are assigned to work in the box office and to work as house managers.

Essential Duties:

  • Greeting patrons in a professional, pleasant and courteous manner.
  • Assisting patrons at the Atlas Box Office who are purchasing tickets or making donations in person or over the phone.
  • Conduct sales and other transactions using Patron Manager software.
  • Ensuring patrons are directed and seated in the right theatre Interacting with patrons to ensure they are satisfied with their experience while at the Atlas.
  • Perform house management pre-show responsibilities and work with the venue stage manager.
  • Manage and maintain a clean and professional appearance of box office (not related to facilities), the welcome area in front of box office, and the welcome desk in the Kogod Lobby.
  • Complete daily sales reporting and cash handling responsibilities.

Qualifications:

Excellent customer service skills required. Strong mathematical skills required along with attention to detail. Must be able to work in a fast paced dynamic environment and capable of multi-tasking. Excellent oral and written communication skills are a must. Knowledge of Microsoft Office and ability to work with computers and learn new software (Patron Manager software). Strong communication skills and strong organizational skills are needed. The ability to work independently as well as in a team environment are a must. Ability to work well with deadlines.

Work Environment:

Ability to work in fast-paced, dynamic environment. Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs and climb a ladder. Front of house associates must be available on weeknights and weekends as performances are during the evening and throughout the weekend. Some weekday shifts are available also.

Salary:

Hourly

To apply:

The Atlas Performing Arts Center is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, three professional references, salary history and requirements to: humanresources@atlasarts.org.

MARKETING MANAGER

Individual will report to Director of Programming

Status:

Full-time (exempt)

Supervisory:

Marketing and PR Interns

Job Summary:

Develop marketing strategies and implementation plans to support organizational goals. Oversee and manage the functions of promotion and public relations by developing and implementing innovative strategies and effective communications.

Essential Duties:

  • Perform market research, surveys, analysis, planning and execution, including strategy, tactics, targeted campaigns and marketing of programs.
  • Manage all Atlas website content.
  • Create and manage social media content, including copy, photography, video and graphics across multiple platforms
  • Manage all social media campaigns for the organization.
  • Create and manage email marketing campaigns to maximize revenue and patron participation.
  • Manage the creation and/or design of all printed marketing materials for the organization.  Manage third-party graphic design relations.
  • Coordinate publications production and distribution – solicit and collate content, create in-house graphic designs, oversee timelines, manage third party printer relations.
  • Manage design and layout of organization newsletters print and email in conjunction with development department, special events, and other functional areas.  
  • Prepare and manage all Atlas press releases and calendar listings and manage all public relations contacts and initiatives.
  • Develop, coordinate, distribute and measure response to media/promotional materials including, but not limited to: display and print advertising, collateral materials, direct mail campaigns, and external corporate newsletters and calendar listings.
  • Assist in upholding organization’s institutional look, ensuring uniform logo, graphics and style representation. Create templates as needed. Maintain organization’s branding style guide across all publications and departments.
  • Oversee, manage, and maintain Atlas marketing database(s).
  • Manage and attend all scheduled marketing and promotional events.
  • Place and create display and print advertising for organization and institutional programs in accordance with departmental and finance procedures and guidelines.
  • Develop designs for various merchandise including t-shirts, accessories and other items.
  • Create and execute advertising schedule for marquee and window box.
  • Manage all photography and image needs.  Arrange for and direct photography and video for promotional needs and archival purposes.
  • Research and determine new audience sources including group sales opportunities to maximize revenue goals.
  • Work in conjunction with the Atlas Box Office Manager to support marketing and sales functions within the box office.
  • Maintain Atlas Performing Arts Center promotional, photography assets and media archives.
  • Execute annual marketing plan for the organization in line with budgetary and departmental goals.

Qualifications:

Minimum of 3 years experience in marketing and public relations with a B.A., M.A. in marketing and/or arts administration, a plus. Experience with graphic design, strong working knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite with demonstrated ability in developing compelling collateral materials preferred. Experience in Patron Manager or Salesforce, WordPress, and Microsoft Office Suite preferred. Ideal candidate will have some photographic and video production capabilities. Applicant must have strong communication skills both written and oral with an outgoing personality at ease in a group or one on one. Strong ability to multi-task, attention to detail with strong proofreading skills, time management skills and ability to be a team player. Candidate will have demonstrated excellence in organizational and communication skills, planning, budgeting, ability to take initiative, manage multiple, large-scale projects simultaneously, supreme attention to detail, ability to work under tight deadline and tight time frames, and work both independently and as a member of a team. Excellent oral and written communication skills are a must. Candidate must be able to work a flexible schedule (some weeknights and weekends) on occasion as business needs dictate for performances and cultivation events.

Work Environment:

Ability to work in fast-paced, dynamic environment. Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs and climb a ladder.

Benefits:

Health insurance, dental insurance, paid vacation, holiday, personal days and sick leave.

Salary:

$50,000 annually

To apply:

The Atlas Performing Arts Center is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, three professional references, and a portfolio of writing samples, press materials, social media sample posts and marketing collateral produced to: humanresources@atlasarts.org.