Employment

Director of Development

PlayMakers is seeking a Director of Development to lead the efforts of PlayMakers Repertory Company’s (PRC) and the Department of Dramatic Art’s (DDA) to secure external funding from individual donors, foundations, and corporations for its programs and works to establish and achieve financial goals. The position coordinates prospecting and fundraising efforts with the Arts and Sciences Foundation team and reports both to the PRC Managing Director and the Associate Dean and Senior Director at the Arts and Sciences Foundation.

Candidates must have a minimum of one (1) year of professional-level, direct solicitation/fundraising experience. Successful candidates will have the experience, maturity, and judgment needed to provide evidence-based guidance to staff, proven success in securing large contributions from individual donors, a high comfort-level interacting with senior level executives and people of wealth, and a fearless but smart in the ability to ask for gifts and to position others to ask for gifts, among other qualifications. Experience in higher education fundraising and in fundraising for a theater or arts organization strongly preferred. Bachelor’s degree is required; master’s degree is preferred.

Application Deadline: September 17, 2018

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General Manager

PlayMakers is seeking a General Manager to provide managerial oversight and administrative services to the Company. This position requires demonstrated strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills, coordination and organizational skills, critical thinking and interpretive skills. Familiarity with digital and paper databases and filing systems is also critical. Strong computer skills are essential, including Microsoft Office software, with demonstrated proficiency in Excel and Word and Outlook. Bachelor’s degree in business administration or a related discipline preferred.

Candidates must have prior experience with accounting procedures and policies and the ability to successfully balance competing priorities and delegate effectively is required, including the ability to facilitate quarterly income and expense reporting process with other budget line managers and accountant; effectively make high quality recommendations to MD and PAD regarding budgeting, payments and income processing, spending and reporting decisions, contracts, union relations, and HR issues and processes; prepare artist contracts and other contracts. Meet timelines and other requirements as set forth by collectively bargained agreements and according to union requirements; liaise with General Counsel and the Office of Finance and Administration to ensure contracts are compliant with collectively bargained agreements and UNC guidelines; and more.

Application Deadline: August 3, 2018

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Sound Engineer/Designer

PlayMakers Repertory Company (LORT D), seeks a motivated & experienced Sound Engineer for the 2018-2019 season. PlayMakers produces a 7-show main stage season in the Paul Green Theatre, thrust stage, and a 3 show Second Stage series in the Kenan Theater, a flexible space, on the campus of the University of North Carolina. Applicants should have an MFA and /or at least 3–5 years of professional theatre sound experience. Successful candidate will have excellent collaboration with designers and directors, communication, scheduling, planning, computer, and organizational skills. Detailed knowledge of SFX, QLab, Pro Tools and digital consoles, recording, current technologies, wireless operation, live mixing and reinforcement, equipment maintenance, and trouble shooting is a must.

Responsibilities include Sound Engineer for all productions, load in and strike, designing, recording and or mixing of PRC shows, supervision of sound budget, sound system maintenance, and some supervision of student sound designers and engineers for departmental productions. Ability to work with and train sound operators drawn from undergraduate students is required.

Contract Dates: July 23, 2018–May 12, 2019

Application Deadline: July 15, 2018

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For questions, contact Michael Rolleri, Production Manager: mrolleri@email.unc.edu.


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