POSITION: Operations Manager
LOCATION: Washington, DC
REPORTS TO: Executive Director
CulturalDC is a non-profit organization dedicated to creating opportunities for artists and arts organizations that stimulate economic development and improve the quality of life in the DC metropolitan area. The Operations Manager is a full-time senior staff position with primary responsibility for managing the facilities, equipment, residency program and rental of spaces owned and/or managed by CulturalDC, including its two locations at Flashpoint and Source.
The Operations Manager serves as the main out-of-hours and emergency contact for CulturalDC’s facilities, and as such will be expected to remain on-call outside of normal working hours.
Develop and manage venue budgets (income and expense) for Flashpoint and Source.
Oversee scheduled use and rental of CulturalDC venues, including:
— lead revenue objectives for earned income via rentals
— strategize partnerships for long term rentals
— lead marketing and solicitation of use of CulturalDC spaces
Direct Resident care and responsibilities, including:
— oversee contract administration, invoices and payments
— coordinate and facilitate monthly resident meetings
— respond to resident requests and needs, and mediate concerns between residents
Manage CulturalDC facilities, including:
— repairs and maintenance of all systems
— maintaining relationships with vendors and processing vendor invoices
— research, propose, plan and manage delivery of facility improvement projects
— act as a liaison with IT support vendor and monitor IT support budget
— procuring facility supplies and equipment
Manage technical operations of CulturalDC performance and rehearsal spaces, including:
— repairs and maintenance of all lighting, audio, staging and video equipment
— management of load-in and load-out expectations for rentals and residents
— carry out production walkthroughs with producers and presenters
— procuring technical equipment, materials and services;
Participate in consulting projects related to facility and technical management
Provide production and technical management for Source Festival and other CulturalDC events.
Manage Booking and Events Associate and Operations Assistant; including delegating, motivating, mentoring/coaching/guiding, and managing performance.
Ensure that routine administrative tasks, such as time sheets and credit card reconciliations, are completed accurately and on time by all staff members.
Perform other duties as assigned from time to time
Bachelor’s degree in arts administration, performing arts or related field or comparable professional experience.
3-5 years experience in arts management and/or nonprofit organizations
Superb writing and communication skills
Basic carpentry & technical theatre knowledge
Excellent customer service and organizational skills, plus attention to detail
Flexible work schedule, including some weekends and evenings
Expertise in MS Office
Ability and willingness to work flexibly in a changing non-profit environment
Commensurate with experience.
To apply, submit a resume with cover letter via email to:
email@example.com Attn: Operations Manager Search
Best Consideration by October 14th, Start Date by November 2, 2015