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TPAC EMPLOYMENT AND INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Box Office
 Bilingual Patron Services Agent (Spanish) – Part Time

Business
 Staff Accountant

Development
 Director of Corporate Relations

Event Services
 Event Services Manager

Food and Beverage
 Part-Time Bartenders
 Part-Time Café Workers
Part-Time Shift Supervisors

Marketing
Vice President of Marketing and Communications
Digital Video Internship
Graphic Design Internship
Marketing Internship
Public Relations Internship
War Memorial Auditorium Marketing Internship

Programming
 Sales Manager
Sales Associate

Technical
 Technical Director

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Box Office:Bilingual Patron Services Agent (Spanish) – Part Time

JOB TITLE:             Bilingual Patron Services Agent (Spanish) – Part Time
EXEMPT:                  No
DEPARTMENT:      Box Office
REPORTS TO:        Manager of Ticket Services

GOAL
Patron Services Agent provides efficient, courteous and accurate customer service assistance to TPAC and its Resident companies’ patrons.

OBJECTIVES
Assists TPAC patrons with their ticketing needs while providing the highest level of dedicated customer service by means of direct communication (via phone, e-mail, fax, in person, etc.). Must be available to work a minimum of 16 hours per week.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1.  Answers incoming calls from the Subscriber Services, TPAC Ticket Sales and WMA phone lines.
2.  Provides event information for all seasons and individual shows at TPAC.
3.  Processes, handles and distributes ticket purchases and exchanges for season subscriptions and single tickets for all events held at TPAC’s venues.
4.  Handles outbound calls to patrons as needed; makes calls based on a request for information from patrons, and return calls for messages left on Subscriber Services and Single Ticket voice mails.
5.  At direction of Manager of Ticket Services, implements outbound sales calls to subscribers for special events, response calls to potential single ticket buyers with event information, and outbound calls for other special projects.
6.  Assists in seasonal telereminding campaigns and mass ticket mailings.
7.  Assists in providing support at information tables during season roll out.
8.  Updates constituent records according to patron needs and in compliance with TPAC Data Entry Standards.
9.  Assists with Constituent record merging process.
10.  Assist in various box office duties as needed. Cross training for Box Office relief for window sales, performance will call and sales, and other duties as assigned.
11.  Assists with special communications with TPAC patrons including the Hearing Impaired line.
12.  Assists with communication and ticketing needs for TPAC's donor groups such as Applause Society and Performer's Circle.

The above listed duties are not all inclusive. This position is expected to perform other work related duties as assigned even though they may not be considered primary duties.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Experience Required
High School diploma or general education degree (GED); one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Fluency in Spanish required. Previous customer service experience highly desired.

Skills and Knowledge Required
1.  Knowledge of Windows 95 or above.
2.  Verbal/written communications
3.  Knowledge of the Ticketing industry preferred, specifically Tessitura software
4.  Strong organizational skills
5.  Detail-oriented and a team player
6.  Ability to handle confidential material such as credit card information

To Apply: Please submit your resume to jobs@tpac.org or mail / fax a resume to:

TPAC Human Resources
PO Box 190660
Nashville, TN 37219
Fax 615-782-4001

Please, NO phone calls.

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Business: Staff Accountant

The Tennessee Performing Arts Center is seeking an energetic team player that will match the fast-paced environment of our organization. This is a full-time, exempt position.

GOAL

To apply principals of accounting to reconcile and analyze financial information; process Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable accurately and timely as a solid foundation for financial reporting.

OBJECTIVES

Accounting Specific:
Compile and analyze financial information to prepare standard journal entries, and reconcile balance sheet accounts to the general ledger.
Reconcile 2 bank statements monthly (Box Office & Settlement Accounts).
Prepares Visa Corporate Card usage journal entry monthly.
Reconciles advertising payments monthly by event with marketing department.
Prepares deposits for general cash receipts (Box Office and Food & Beverage departments prepare their own); maintains cash receipt journal entries after deposit is made; makes 3-5 bank runs per week.
Maintains Cash Balance Register monthly.
Responsible for Business Department’s Petty Cash fund & replenishes cash once a month.
Participates in monthly petty cash audit rotation of various department funds.
Prepares State Maintenance Grant packets for Chief Operating Officer’s submission for State reimbursements.
Distributes financials (Balance Sheet & Statement of Activities) to appropriate department heads monthly.
Ensures that all deadlines are met in accordance with the closing dates set by Director of Finance and Chief Financial Officer.
Prepares/assists with annual audit.
Prints budget book for Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer annually.

Accounts Payable:
Matches open purchase orders to vendor invoices, ensures correct coding of POs, and process according to company policy (checks for correct signature approval).
Handles TPAC/WMA insurance policy paperwork (creating purchase orders for invoices received, making copies of insurance policies for CFO’s files, and ensuring timely payments).
Generates check register reports for review by Chief Financial Officer, and Chief Operating Officer weekly.
Assures all W-9’s are collected from vendors & kept on file.
Issues IRS Form 1099 annually.
Assist Director of Grants with grant close-outs providing payment information and check numbers for specified vendors.

Accounts Receivable:
Prepare invoices for client billings, process all invoice payments, maintains A/R Aging report weekly.
Update Senior Management Group of past due invoices and any collect ability issues once a month during bi-weekly meeting.

The above listed duties are not all-inclusive. This position is expected to perform other work related duties as assigned even though they may not be considered primary duties.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance Two years related accounting experience and/or training Experience working with Microsoft Dynamics SL a plus Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED

Excellent organizational and communication skills. Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work effectively with a broad range of people inside and outside of the company. Excellent time-management skills in order to manage time, workload and meet company deadlines. Job Type: Full-time Job Categories: · Finance/Accounting

To Apply: Please submit your resume to jobs@tpac.org or mail / fax a resume to:

TPAC Human Resources
PO Box 190660
Nashville, TN 37219
Fax 615-782-4001

Please, NO phone calls.

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Development: Director of Corporate Relations

The Director of Corporate Relations will oversee and direct all aspects of Tennessee Performing Arts Center’s comprehensive corporate development and sponsorship activities in support of the center’s artistic offerings, education programs and initiatives, and special events (e.g. TPAC Gala). By securing the financial resources needed through institution-wide sponsorships and partnerships, this position will support the general operating, education, and financial needs of TPAC as defined by the annual goals and long-range plans established by management and approved by the TPAC Board of Directors.

The Director of Corporate Relations is responsible and accountable for securing
this sponsorship and philanthropic support through identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of corporate sponsors, donors, and prospects by developing precise and customized plans and strategies to increase designated funding for institutional priorities. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Serve as lead of TPAC’s Sponsorship Team to secure funding to support annual goals by working closely with Sponsorship Team: President/CEO, COO, VP for Institutional Advancement, Senior VP of Programming and Curation, Senior Director of Marketing, Senior Director of Grants, Senior Manager of Development Information, and others as appropriate
  • Create an active pipeline of corporate prospects through research, identification, and tracking of sponsor and donor activity; regularly update prospects lists for evaluation and input of VP for Institutional Advancement and Sponsorship Team  
  • Integrate sponsorship initiatives and programs with other key departments such
    as Marketing, Communications, Box Office, Education, Programming, Sales, and
    Event Services as needed
  • Develop and update a diverse menu of sponsorship/funding opportunities to
    attract corporate support for programming, education initiatives, TPAC Gala, and
    targeted institutional priorities based on TPAC assets
  • Develop and oversee overarching sponsorship strategy with creative approaches to attract corporate support; create tactical solicitation process through personal contact and systematic call management; coordinate with Senior Director of Grants to ensure against potential conflicts in targeting
  • Prepare tailored sponsorship materials and deliver unique presentations to
    prospective sponsors and donors
  • Negotiate sponsorship agreements and their timely renewals to maximize retention rates; ensure all fiduciary responsibilities and requirements, such as invoices, are tracked, completed, and receive
  • Coordinate and confirm all sponsorship fulfillment requirements (including
    regulation of all marketing materials for correct logo placements, media
    exposure, etc.) as well as monitor each agreement for any necessary adjustments
    to ensure timely execution of promised deliverables by communicating to
    appropriate staff
  • Prepare and coordinate annual fulfillment reports/notebooks for all designated
    sponsors
  • Work closely with Senior Manager of Development Information to maintain accurate sponsor and donor information in Tessitura database; document and disseminate all signed sponsorship agreements and relevant materials to appropriate staff and departments
  • Work in concert with Development department and TPAC team to support the
    production of TPAC Gala and any additional fundraising/cultivation endeavors as
    assigned


Education Required:
Bachelor of arts or sciences degree (B. A. or B.S.) from four‑year college or university with five to seven years of proven related experience in direct fundraising

To Apply: Please submit your resume to jobs@tpac.org or mail / fax a resume to:

TPAC Human Resources
PO Box 190660
Nashville, TN 37219
Fax 615-782-4001

Please, NO phone calls.

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Event Services: Event Services Manager

JOB TITLE:            Event Services Manager
EXEMPT:               Yes                      
DEPARTMENT:      Event Services
REPORTS TO:       Vice President of Event Services

GOAL AND POSITION OVERVIEW

The Event Services Department strives to represent TPAC as the "Gold Standard" within the performing arts and public assembly/facility management industry through uncompromised work ethic and outstanding performance.

The Event Services Manager functions as an Event Manager under the supervision of and in coordination with the Vice President of Event Services.  The Event Services Manager is required to help develop, schedule, coordinate & effectively communicate the needs of all events; including internal TPAC and WMAP programming, TPAC Resident Companies, State and rental clients. 

OBJECTIVES

1.     To serve as a liaison between venue, clients and outside vendors; maintaining TPAC’s reputation of having the most knowledgeable and customer-friendly event staff.
2.     Effectively interface with all internal departments to disseminate information integral to the successful implementation of events.  Works collectively to fine-tune, define and upgrade the types of services and products offered by TPAC.
3.     Maintain accurate and up-to-date records for all events, including Artifax entry, event-specific advance information, data entry and tracking, settlement and billing for Finance Department as well as information required for industry reporting.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1.     Serves as Event Manager for all types of events including TPAC and WMA Presents, Resident Groups, Broadway, State and miscellaneous others.
2.     Thinks independently and critically.  Makes competent and timely decisions in the best interest of all concerned while addressing TPAC, State and local laws, policies and procedures. 
3.     Maintains complete and up-to-date event files, records & databases.  Participates in monitoring contract compliance including insurance, music licensing, applicable taxes and/or permits and associated deadlines.  Reports any variance or potential non-compliance to Vice President of Event Services in a timely manner. 
4.     Assists in the processing of event records and rental activity reports for performance licensing agencies (ASCAP, SECAC, and BMI), state revenue authorities, and various internal departments.
5.     Has a working knowledge of deal structures and supports their fulfillment at the time of settlement and or final billing.  Generates costs estimates.  Issues invoices, monitors receivables and is responsible for collections.  Administers and/or supervises settlements as required, including handling large sums of money. 
6.     Will be able to work nights and weekends as needed.
7.     Will be able to work at a computer for several hours at a time
8.        Performs specific tasks as assigned by the Vice President of Event Services based on departmental needs.

The above listed duties are not all inclusive.  This position is expected to perform other work related duties as assigned even though they may not be considered primary duties.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Experience Required

Bachelor’s degree from four-year College or University; or two to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

A minimum of 4 years Event Management or Production experience.

Skills and Knowledge Required

1.   Knowledge of computer operations, including Microsoft Office programs.
2.   Interpersonal skills
3.   Mastery of details
4.   Written and verbal communications
5.   Customer services orientation skills
6.   Ability to maintain a team work approach
7.   Strong production or event background.

To Apply: Please submit your resume to jobs@tpac.org or mail / fax a resume to:

TPAC Human Resources
PO Box 190660
Nashville, TN 37219
Fax 615-782-4001

Please, NO phone calls.

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Food and Beverage: Part-Time Bartenders

The Tennessee Performing Arts Center is hiring part-time, non-exempt bartenders who will represent TPAC in a timely, positive, friendly, and courteous manner to any and all patrons who visit a TPAC beverage serving station.

Primary duties and responsibilities:
• Staff TPAC events & receptions as directed by F & B management. Shifts consist of night and weekend hours primarily, with some weekday shifts.
• Bar set-up and breakdown of sales locations including, but not limited to, stable and mobile bars.
• Clean and properly stock of all pertinent areas.
• Sell and complete proper money exchange with customers.
• Complete all issued inventory control reports.

The above listed duties are not all inclusive. This position is expected to perform other work related duties as assigned even though they may not be considered primary duties.

Qualifications:
Experience Required

• Previous bartending experience
• Previous cash-handling experience
• Valid ABC card
• Bartender/beverage training

Skills and Knowledge Required
• Strong customer service skills.
• Basic math and writing skills.
• Ability to handle a stressful environment
• Strong verbal skills

To Apply: Please submit your resume to jobs@tpac.org or mail / fax a resume to:

TPAC Human Resources
PO Box 190660
Nashville, TN 37219
Fax 615-782-4001

Please, NO phone calls.

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Food and Beverage: Part-Time Café Workers

The Tennessee Performing Arts Center is hiring timely, positive, friendly, and courteous café workers for part-time, non-exempt positions.

Primary duties and responsibilities:

  • Staff TPAC events & receptions as directed by Food and Beverage management.  Shifts consist of night and weekend times primarily with some weekday shifts.
  • Effectively set-up and breakdown sales locations including, but not limited to, Café, water cart, mobile sales points & merchandise.
  • Clean and properly stock of all pertinent areas.
  • Complete proper money exchange with customers, consistent with policies of the F&B and Business departments.
  • Complete all issued inventory control reports.

The above listed duties are not all inclusive.  This position is expected to perform other work related duties as assigned even though they may not be considered primary duties.                           

Qualifications:

Experience Required:

  • Previous cash handling experience
  • Prior customer service experience

Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • Strong customer service skills
  • Basic math and writing skills
  • Strong verbal skills
  • Ability to handle a stressful environment

To Apply: Please submit your resume to jobs@tpac.org or mail / fax a resume to:

TPAC Human Resources
PO Box 190660
Nashville, TN 37219
Fax 615-782-4001

Please, NO phone calls.

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Food and Beverage: Part-Time Shift Supervisors

The Tennessee Performing Arts Center seeks part-time shift supervisors to provide efficient, courteous and timely service to Bar and Cafe Patrons by supporting the hourly staff during show time hours.

OBJECTIVES

  1. To assist the F&B Management Team in the show time operations by being a position of leadership and oversight of PT staff.
  2. To help hourly staff with nightly special offerings, set up & tear down and bank reconciliation.
  3. To be a reliable, dependable and trustworthy staff member to raise the level of patron services within the TPAC F&B department.

 
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Confirming distribution and stocking of work areas.
  2. Set up & supervision of event sales locations.
  3. Overseeing the distribution banks at the start of the shift.
  4. Helping to close and balance all sales locations & complete reporting and deposit records nightly.
  5. Assist in training of employees as well as helping employees adjust to changes in the department.
  6. Advertises for operation by walking lobby with “all drinks allowed in theater” sign or other such promotional needs.
  7. Assists with outside vendor or local sales at merchandise locations.
  8. Helps Management keep track of stock for ordering needs, reporting low quantities before running out.
  9. Coordinates cleaning with F&B inventory manager to a clean working area for all concessions employees.
  10. Works with other departments as needed for set up and staffing of in house receptions and events.
  11. Take a primary responsibility role, along with Food and Beverage Inventory Manager in ensuring all sales locations are stocked and ready for shows, including WMA.
  12. When not working show hours assist in catering, cleaning, and organization of F&B spaces.

 

The above listed duties are not all inclusive.  This position is is expected to perform other work related duties as assigned even though they may not be considered primary duties.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Experience Required

High School Diploma or GED; and 2-3 years of related experience or training; equivalent of education and experience.

Skills and Knowledge Required

1.  Knowledge of basic Tennessee liquor laws and regulations. ABC card with Bar skills.
2.  Strong customer service skills with the ability to supervise staff.
3.  Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word

To Apply: Please submit your resume to jobs@tpac.org or mail / fax a resume to:

TPAC Human Resources
PO Box 190660
Nashville, TN 37219
Fax 615-782-4001

Please, NO phone calls.

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Marketing: Vice President of Marketing and Communications

Position Description - Responsibilities and Requirements:

The Vice President of Marketing and Communications oversees all marketing, communications, and branding initiatives of the Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC) – including public relations and group sales –helps  fulfill sponsorship expectations, and positions the center as a respected leader in the arts community and the industry.

Objectives:

  • Sustain and uphold the vision and standard of excellence for TPAC’s brand which is
     integrated throughout the organization.
  • Drive revenue goals
    • Increase the Broadway series subscription base to a competitive and fiscally sound level, tied to specific annual goals
    • Increase Group Sales business, tied to specific annual goals- including new business development
    • Meet or exceed budgeted goals for TPAC Presents and WMA Concerts
    • Help to identify possible sponsorship opportunities
  • Develop and  manage department budgets for areas of oversight, meeting or exceeding their  respective goals.    
  • Develop key data points to track and evaluate for decision support and strategies for Marketing to support annual goals and long term growth.
  • Control marketing actions to influence outcomes, using maximum efficiency of marketing dollars and key data to drive.
  • Consistently challenge strategies to overcome inevitable obstacles.  Identify and leverage assets strategies.
  • Work closely with Development to help secure sponsorship dollars for Programming and Education.
  • Integrate marketing initiatives and programs with other key departments such as Box Office,Education, Programming, Event Services, Food & Beverage, etc.
  • Support, within our means, the marketing efforts of our resident companies and rental clients.  Help foster a culture for this support within your areas of oversight: “When they do well, we do well.”

Experience Required:

Bachelor's  degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; and at least 10 years
related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and
experience.

Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • Excellent leadership skills and the ability to work in a team setting.
  • Strong team leadership skills to work effectively with staff in various departments to coordinate company communications, public relations efforts, and fulfillment of sponsorships.
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills  and the ability to interact successfully with established and potential sponsors and business and community contacts.
  • Organizational, supervisory, and human relations skills.
  • Strong fiscal management skills.
  • Strong computer skills, especially presentation development, spreadsheet software to produce proposals, contracts and sales materials and to track sponsorship fulfillment. Computer operations and knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.  Tessitura would be an added advantage.
  • Strong understanding of advertising, design layout, and printing processes.
  • The ability to analyze complex financial, legal, and market research data. Must be able to understand and develop intricate calculations for discounts,
    commissions, and profit/loss evaluations for individual shows and subscription programs.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to respond promptly and effectively to complaints from subscribers, ticket holders, resident companies, and licensees.

To Apply: Please submit your resume to jobs@tpac.org or mail / fax a resume to:

TPAC Human Resources
PO Box 190660
Nashville, TN 37219
Fax 615-782-4001

Please, NO phone calls.

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Marketing: Digital Video Internship

The Digital Video Intern assists in the creation and distribution of original content and other assets for TPAC, the HCA/TriStar Broadway at TPAC Season, and special TPAC Presents programs. Standard hours of operation are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with flexible scheduling to fulfill required hours for class credit; internship schedules vary depending on each individual's availability and required credit hours. Priority will be given to students who require an internship for class credit.

Compensation: TPAC internships are unpaid, however, they are enriching experiences and great opportunities for networking. Parking expenses up to $10/day will be reimbursed. (Please note that receipts for parking are necessary for reimbursement.)

Responsibilities: The Digital Video Intern will assist the Digital Content Manager in day-to-day job duties. This includes, but is not limited to: assistance with the creation of original content, localization of various event medias, and management of TPAC video content archive.

Qualifications: Candidate must be proficient in the use of popular NLE software. Currently, Digital Video Interns are equipped with a Quad-Core Mac Pro running OSX 10.8 and Adobe CS5.5.

To apply: Please submit a resume and references to video@tpac.org .

Please, NO phone calls.

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Marketing: Graphic Design Internship

The Graphic Design Intern assists in the creation of print and electronic advertising for TPAC, the HCA/TriStar Broadway at TPAC Season, shows at War Memorial Auditorium, and special TPAC Presents programs. Standard hours of operation are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with flexible scheduling to fulfill required hours for class credit; internship schedules vary depending on each individual’s availability and required credit hours. Priority will be given to students who require an internship for class credit.

Compensation: TPAC internships are unpaid, however, they are enriching experiences and great opportunities for networking. Parking expenses up to $10/day will be reimbursed. (Please note that receipts for parking are necessary for reimbursement.)

Responsibilities: The Graphic Design Intern will assist the Creative Services Manager in day-to-day job duties. This includes, but is not limited to: assistance with the design and layout of TPAC publications such as Center Stage playbills, the On Stage rack brochure produced three times a year, and special programming and event materials; production of print advertising for shows such as ads, flyers, postcards, posters, and other signage; and occasional creation of electronic projects such as PowerPoint presentations, Flash movies, e-blast images, and web graphics.

Qualifications:  Must be a junior or senior-level college student majoring in Graphic Design. Candidate must be skilled in the use of Adobe CS software (Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator). Currently, Graphic Design Interns are equipped in the Creative Services office with a Mac Pro running Adobe Creative Cloud on a 27" widescreen HD display.

To apply: Please submit a resume and references to graphics@tpac.org , or mail/fax to:

TPAC Creative Services
PO Box 190660
Nashville, TN  37219
Fax  615-782-4001

Please, NO phone calls.

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Marketing: General Marketing Internship


The Marketing Intern supports the efficiency of the marketing department at TPAC, working with various members of the Marketing Department to keep day-to-day operations on track. Overall goals are to brand TPAC as a leader in the arts community and drive ticket sales to meet operational budgets for the organization.

Responsibilities: Provides phone coverage at the front desk for TPAC's Office Manager on Friday from 11:30-noon and 2 p.m.-3 p.m. Also serves as full-time coverage when the Office Manager is out of the office. Supports the Marketing Assistant in almost all areas of maintenance: upkeep of season and show brochures, setting up the marketing table and panel for performances, newspaper tearsheets for settlement, contacting and filing for all donation requests, delivery and distribution of Center Stage magazine, delivery of show posters throughout the season, filing of institutional comp ticket records. Fulfills donation requests as approved by management. Helps marketing staff issue tickets that are approved for promotional, trade, sponsorship and institutional purposes. Updates comp ticket reports for each show under the supervision of the Broadway Marketing Manager. Assists the Broadway Marketing Manager in promotional events. Assists the Marketing Assistant in maintaining the general marketing email inbox and TPAC website maintenance. Assists in ongoing research projects for the TPAC Marketing department by compiling the data from various survey projects and register-to-win boxes, etc.

The above listed duties are not all inclusive. This position is expected to perform other work related duties as assigned even though they may not be considered primary duties.

Qualification Requirements: No prior experience is necessary, but preferably the applicant has an interest in advertising, marketing, communications, or business management.

Skills and Knowledge Required

1. Proficient in Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel and PowerPoint. HTML skills (for the creation of e-marketing campaigns) also desired.
2. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
3. Must be able to manage several projects at once. Organization is key!

To apply: Please submit a resume and references to marketing@tpac.org , or mail/fax to:

TPAC
Attn: Marketing
PO Box 190660
Nashville, TN  37219
Fax  615-782-4001

Please, NO phone calls.

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Marketing: Public Relations Internship


The Public Relations Intern supports the efficiency of the Marketing and Communications department at TPAC, working with various communications staff members to keep day-to-day operations of the Broadway season and performances on track. Overall goals are to publicize TPAC as a leader in the arts community and drive ticket sales to meet operational budgets for the organization.


Responsibilities: Supports the Manager of Public Relations and Community Outreach with implementing public relations strategies for the Broadway series and specials as well as the Viva Broadway/Bravo TPAC initiative. This includes but is not limited to: contributing to creating the PR plan for each Broadway show and special, crafting social media content, assisting during the preparation of opening night, helping set up during press events and Bravo TPAC events, continue ongoing social media research projects, delivering show posters to various locations, and logging press hits.

The above listed duties are not all inclusive. This position is expected to perform other work related duties as assigned even though they may not be considered primary duties.

Qualification Requirements: The applicant should have an interest in public relations, communications, and media relations; with at least one year of secondary education focused on these fields of study.


Skills and Knowledge Required
1. Proficient in Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel, and familiarity with social platforms.
2. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
3. Must be able to manage several projects at once.
4. Ability to speak Spanish is not required but desired.

While this is an unpaid position, TPAC does provide parking for interns.

To apply: Please submit a resume and references to dmedina@tpac.org , or mail/fax to:

TPAC
Attn: Marketing
PO Box 190660
Nashville, TN  37219
Fax  615-782-4001

Please, NO phone calls.

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Marketing: War Memorial Auditorium Marketing Internship


Responsibilities: War Memorial Auditorium Concerts

  • Assist with the marketing of War Memorial Presented Shows & Events
    o   Poster distribution
    o   Social Media posts
    o   Facebook ad management
    o   Grassroots marketing duties
    o   Helps issue tickets that are approved for promotional, trade, sponsorship and institutional purposes.
  • War Memorial Street Team
    o   Gather students from colleges and universities around the Nashville area
    o   Manage distribution of materials
    o   Arrange promotions and discounts
    o   Assist in printing and controlling Street Team materials
    o   Provide contact to representatives at schools for street team members
  • Concert Research
    o   Research bands/acts to consider for War Memorial Auditorium using Pollstar, relevant publications and other current market readings
    o   Communicate with War Memorial Auditorium Talent Buyer on shows and give thoughtful input on offers being submitted
    o   Research of upcoming acts and tours
    o   Continuous research and input from music industry media outlets
  • Day of Show Assistance
    o   Be available to assist with DOS duties, depending on the show
    o   Assist with Attic Sessions
    o   Run errands for event manager

Required Skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to manage several projects at once
  • Knowledge of current music industry
  • Social media savvy including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram    
  • Flexible availability and able to work some show nights
While this is an unpaid position, TPAC does provide parking for interns.

To apply: Please submit a resume and references to ochristian@tpac.org , or mail/fax to:

TPAC
Attn: Marketing
PO Box 190660
Nashville, TN  37219
Fax  615-782-4001

Please, NO phone calls.

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Programming: Sales Manager


The Sales Manager is responsible for creating a sales/rentals plan that enhances TPAC ’s programming and revenues.  This person oversees incoming & outgoing sales inquiries for TPAC’s 3 theaters (Jackson Hall – 2,472, Polk Theater – 1,075 & Johnson Theater 254) and War Memorial Auditorium (seated – 1,661,open floor/seated upper levels – 2,044, banquet & reception options also available).  Primary focus is on promoter rentals, publically ticket events, government events, wedding & receptions and new business development.  The Sales Manager will be primarily responsible for managing the venue master calendar and overseeing & securing rental income from outside clients.  The Sales Manager will work closely with the leadership of the Programming & Sales department to curate a wide range of entertainment & special event options representative of all the communities TPAC serves.

This is a salaried position with one direct report.   The Sales Manager reports to SVP of Programming & Sales.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent industry experience & training, minimum of 4 years entertainment industry experience, proficiency in Microsoft Office products, detail-oriented, strong customer service & budget skills, team-building experience, ability to work independently, strong written & verbal skills, negotiation skills, strong production and event management background.  Must be a self-starter.

To Apply: Please submit your resume to jobs@tpac.org or mail / fax a resume to:

TPAC Human Resources
PO Box 190660
Nashville, TN 37219
Fax 615-782-4001

Please, NO phone calls.

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Programming: Sales Associate


The Sales Associate supports the Sales Manager in the creation of a sales/rental plan that enhances TPAC ’s programming and revenues.  This position handles incoming & outgoing sales inquiries for TPAC’s 3 theaters (Jackson Hall – 2,472, Polk Theater – 1,075 & Johnson Theater 254) and War Memorial Auditorium (seated – 1,661,open floor/seated upper levels – 2,044, banquet & reception options also available).  Primary focus is on promoter rentals, publically ticket events, government events, wedding & receptions and new business development.  The Sales Associate will serve as the liaison with local & regional promoters, meeting planners, government agencies and wedding/reception planners with the goal of maintaining perennial clients and building new business that will offer a wide range of entertainment & special event options representative of all the communities TPAC serves.

This is a salaried position.   The Sales Associate reports to the Sales Manager and is part of the Programming & Sales team.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent industry experience & training, 1-2 years entertainment industry experience, proficiency in Microsoft Office products, detail-oriented, strong customer service & budget skills, ability to work independently & collaboratively, strong written & verbal skills, negotiation skills, production and event management experience.  Must be a self-starter.

To Apply: Please submit your resume to jobs@tpac.org or mail / fax a resume to:

TPAC Human Resources
PO Box 190660
Nashville, TN 37219
Fax 615-782-4001

Please, NO phone calls.

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Technical: Technical Director


JOB TITLE:            Technical Director

EXEMPT:               Yes

DEPARTMENT:      Technical

REPORTS TO:       Director of Technical Operations

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The Technical Director coordinates and supervises the technical staff and resources within the Technical Department for the efficient management and maintenance of a state of the art, multi-venue performing arts complex.

OBJECTIVES

1.     Supervises the technical staff, use of equipment and maintenance of facility. Coordinates with various TPAC departments in the operation of the theaters
2.     Production advance or supervision of production advance for all shows in Jackson, Polk and Johnson theaters as well as support areas
3.     Processes billing for productions and accounting budget for Technical Department
4.     Acts as liaison with outside agencies for operation of TPAC complex

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1.     Advances and coordinates production requirements for each event with client and Event Services department
2.     Provides event details to event department heads ( TD, ME, AE)
3.     Manages full-time tech labor.  Responsibilities include hiring, performance reviews, and work assignments 4.     Organizes and supervises maintenance for Jackson, Polk, Johnson theaters, and the War Memorial Auditorium, support areas and all lobbies systems
5.     Develops and maintains a safe work environment
6.     Processes event payroll and billing reports
7.     Develops and monitors technical budget. Order supplies and services as necessary
8.     Schedules all security related to TPAC and coordinates with the Polk Building Facility Manager
9.     Responsible for coordinating the professional inspection/certification of all lifts annually

The above listed duties are not all inclusive.  This position is expected to perform other work related duties as assigned even though they may not be considered primary duties.                     

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Experience Required

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and 4 years related

experience and/ or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

College education highly desired.

Skills and Knowledge Required

  1. Extensive theatrical knowledge of various technical positions
  2. Highly adept organizational, communication, and computer skills
  3. In-depth knowledge of theatrical systems including rigging,  lighting, audio and carpentry.
  4. Ability to manage staff and equipment
  5. Ability to manage inventories,  and maintenance of all theaters and support spaces
  6. Computer software knowledge (i.e. Excel, Word) with CAD being highly desired

To Apply: Please submit your resume to jobs@tpac.org or mail / fax a resume to:

TPAC Human Resources
PO Box 190660
Nashville, TN 37219
Fax 615-782-4001

Please, NO phone calls.

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