Job Requisition Number: 23724. The Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies teaches performance as a mode of critical inquiry, creative expression and public engagement. Through performance training and research, we create liberal arts graduates with expanded analytical, technical and imaginative capacities. As a public institution, we make diversity and inclusion a key part of our teaching, art making and public programming.
Responsibilities include: ?Under supervision from the Director of Communications and Development, creates communications and development materials for review, including press releases, profiles, marketing emails, newsletters and annual solicitations. Works on press and community outreach for departmental performances. Helps coordinate activities (including promotional materials and events) designed to promote awareness of the Department and its programs and productions within the campus community and the general public. ?Exercises limited discretion and professional judgment in implementing established components for fundraising and alumni relations programs and activities; or plans, administers, and implements a well-defined or established fundraising program requiring the exercise of limited discretion and judgment. Handles special projects/assignments involving direct interaction with alumni and donors. Helps support departmental events, such as donor events, Fall Undergraduate Welcome, Cal Day, Alumni Panel, and other gatherings. ?Updates department website. Helps maintain departmental records, including archives of promotional materials, photo archives, and alumni database. Reviews general departmental email account and replies or forwards to relevant staff. ?Assists the Director of Communications and Development with developing and implementing comprehensive social media marketing plan. Assists with: planning and maintaining monthly social media calendar, managing and updates departmental social media pages, developing and promoting visual and video content, tracking and analyzing social media performance and makes recommendations. ?Supervises student staff positions (3-4 work study students) in the management and operation of Box Office for Department shows (5-8 annually). Responsible for hiring, training, scheduling and supervision of ticket office staff, which may require on site management of staff during select ticketed TDPS performances (ie: opening nights). Resolves staff personnel problems, and takes disciplinary action in accordance with all applicable policies, procedures, and hiring and firing of student employees. Completes all required paperwork in accordance with applicable university and departmental policies. Compiles reports for managers as required. ?Manages the department?s use of the Arts People ticketing system, including setting up events and pricing, managing lists, handling comp requests, and running reports. In conjunction with TDPS leadership, develops and maintains documentation and training material on Box Office policies and procedures. Monitors box office email and telephone line. Demonstrates excellent customer service skills, responds promptly to customer. ?inquiries and requests, and trains all Box Office personnel in customer service. ?standards. Provides rapid response for critical issues. ?Coordinates with Cal Performances Front of House that are contracted to provide FOH services for all ticketed TDPS productions. ?Ensures general condition of Box Office facility and equipment. Coordinates the ordering and use of materials for Box Office. Prepares deposits. Acts as custodian for petty cash fund for Box Office ?bank.? Follows proper cash handling and cash control procedures.Knowledge/Skills: ?Excellent writing and editing skills. ?Excellent verbal and interpersonal skills, including tact and political acumen to effectively represent the institution. ?Basic knowledge of the institution, its mission, vision, goals, achievements, policies, and infrastructure. ?Knowledge of basic concepts and principles of building and maintaining effective relations with a variety of constituencies. ?Organizational skills including skill to meet prescribed deadlines. ?Highly developed analytical and critical thinking skills. ?Applicable computer skills (Microsoft Office, In-Design, Photoshop; ability to quickly learn new systems). ?Working knowledge of fundraising, donor relations and public relations concepts, principles, procedures and techniques. ?Ability to maintain confidentiality. Education/Training: ?Bachelors degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training This is a 50% time variable (20 - 30 hours per week) position with full UC benefits.
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