Employment & Internship Opportunities

BURLINGTON DISCOVER JAZZ FESTIVAL MARKETING AND DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

The Flynn Center is searching for a full-time Marketing and Development Manager to assist the Managing Director of the Burlington Discover Jazz Festival in marketing, development, logistical and administrative aspects of the Festival.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Development

  • Assist the Managing Director with renewal and solicitation of sponsors
  • Assist the Managing Director with Sponsor fulfillment
  • Manage Festival banners and signage
  • Grant writing and general fundraising (including promotions, special projects and benefit events)
  • Manage the Festival membership program and individual donations

Marketing

  • Assist in the development of the overall Festival marketing plan and marketing budget along with Managing Director and the Flynn Marketing Director
  • Coordinate and assist in the development of the Festival’s marketing campaign design with Flynn Marketing Director, Festival Designer and the Managing Director
  • Manage brochure design, deadlines, printing and distribution
  • Manage program guide design, deadlines, layout, printing and distribution
  • Manage the creation and submission of all festival print, radio, television, and digital ads
  • Create, compile, and edit content for all marketing collateral
  • Manage grass roots and social media marketing efforts
  • Create content for and manage development and production of the website and mobile app

Logistics and Administration

  • Execute the Festival public relations needs, including stage announcements
  • Assist the Managing Director with other logistical needs of the Festival
  • Other related tasks, as required

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Degree in marketing plus 3-5 years of experience advertising, fundraising, and event planning, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Ability to work independently and make sound decisions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Flexible schedule with ability to work long hours during crucial times
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks and work well under pressure
  • Passionate about jazz
  • Comfortable with new and evolving technologies; familiarity with Microsoft office applications, database and calendar systems, as well as social media and content management systems
  • Ability to represent the Flynn/BDJF and deal effectively with a wide range of individuals and organizations inside and outside of the Flynn, requiring good public relations, marketing, public speaking, coordinating/liaison, and negotiating skills
  • Ability to perform light physical labor, ability to lift up to 30 lbs.
  • Valid driver’s license and use of reliable vehicle

TO APPLY: 

A complete application package will include:

  • Cover letter
  • Current resume
  • Writing sample: marketing materials designed and created by the applicant or a bio of a favorite local artist

Send application by September 30, 2016 to:
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts
Human Resources Department
153 Main Street, Burlington, VT 05401
Email to: HResources@flynncenter.org
No phone calls, please. EOE

TEACHING ARTISTS

The Flynn Center seeks Teaching Artists in Dance, Theater, and Music. We're looking for highly skilled and empathic individuals for current and future openings on our teaching faculty. We offer courses at the Flynn Center for community members (all ages), as well as in schools through our School Programs.

CURRENT OPENINGS:

FlynnArts Classes
• Accepting resumes for any genre

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

FlynnArts Classes
• Planning and leading classes
• Collaborating with other instructors and administrators
• Evaluating and refining courses

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Several years of relevant teaching experience
• Familiarity with youth and child development and classroom management
• Strong communication skills
• Team player who is responsive to deadlines

New openings arise regularly, and we go through submitted resumes before posting positions. It is to the benefit of an interested teaching artist to submit a resume and example descriptions of genres/courses taught at any time so we have your information on file.

TO APPLY:

Send cover letter & resumé to:
Flynn Center for the Performing Arts
Human Resources Department
153 Main Street
Burlington, Vermont 05401, or
Email to: HResources@flynncenter.org
No phone calls, please. EOE

TEACHING ASSISTANT VOLUNTEERS

The Flynn Center seeks Teaching Assistant Volunteers for our classes and summer camps. We're looking for bright, kind, efficient, and attentive individuals for current and future openings as summer camp or after school class assistants. This is a great way to obtain college credit or high school volunteer credit hours.

CURRENT OPENINGS:

• Classes
• Summer Camps (summer 2016 closed)

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

• Helping Teaching Artist to lead class/camp activities
• Redirecting disengaged students
• Modeling enthusiastic participation
• Monitoring lunch
• Leading after-camp-care activities
• Set-up/clean-up

QUALIFICATIONS:

• An affinity for and experience working with children
• Interest and experience in the performing arts (dance, theater, music, puppetry, film, etc.)

TO APPLY:

Download Application for Summer Camp Teaching Assistants

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Flynn Center for the Performing Arts
Human Resources Department
153 Main Street
Burlington, Vermont 05401, or
Email to: HResources@flynncenter.org
No phone calls, please. EOE

 

 

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Flynn Center for the Performing Arts
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