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Job Opportunity: Operations Manager


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: Attn: Operations Manager Search

Best Consideration by October 14th, Start Date by November 2, 2015