Communications and Conferences Associate
Theatre Communications Group (TCG) - New York, NY

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Theatre Communications Group (TCG)

(New York NY)

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for the American theatre is seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position of Communications and Conferences Associate to support the execution of TCG’s convenings (including TCG’s National Conference, Fall Forum, Audience (R)Evolution Learning Convening) - as well as TCG’s social media and communications strategies. The position is an integral part of the Communications and Conferences Department, which oversees all of TCG’s professional development opportunities for theatre people (in person and virtual) and is responsible for building and supporting a network of theatre people through our communications channels. TCG’s communications channels include: press releases; eblasts and member bulletins; the TCG Circle blog; Conference 2.0, TCG’s online community for theatre people; the TCG website; and TCG’s Facebook and Twitter pages. TCG is in the midst of carrying out its strategic plan, which focuses on diversity and inclusion, audience engagement and improved professional development opportunities for theatre professionals. This position will support those strategic planning areas as programming is further developed. This position is ideal for emerging theatre professionals looking to advance their knowledge of the national non-profit theatre field.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES
• Carry-out the day-to-day logistics related to the department’s programming for in-person convenings, teleconferences and webinars
• Coordinate registration process, support production of events, and execute tasks related to A/V, catering, travel and lodging for speakers and staff, and research necessary for programming
• Develop and implement social media strategies; create content for TCG’s social platforms including our blog; manage and monitor TCG’s social media presence
• Help manage Conference 2.0 and increase the use of the online platform
• Support TCG’s strategic planning programs as needed, including diversity and audience engagement initiatives as well as professional development for targeted theatre people
• Respond to requests for support and information from TCG’s Members
• Fulfill other responsibilities and special projects as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
• Excellent written and verbal communications skills
• Ability to coordinate and execute tasks efficiently and effectively
• Strong organization skills, attention to detail
• Ability to problem-solve and think critically
• Experience and proven track record with social media
• Knowledge of and interest in theatre and/or non-profit arts
• Highly motivated strategic thinker, a self-starter and curious
• Ability to multi-task and respond appropriately in a fast-paced environment; and remain calm under pressure
• Commitment to a collaborative working style and ability to relate to diverse audiences
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
• Solid skills in WordPress, Adobe Contribute and database experience preferred
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent preferred
In addition to a competitive salary, TCG offers a generous benefits package and frequent interaction with artistic and managing leaders at TCG Member Theatres and individual artists. Applicants from across the US are encouraged to apply; however, interview and moving expenses will not be covered. Diversity is highly valued and TCG is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

TO APPLY
Email your cover letter including salary requirements and a separate resume to: jobsearch@tcg.org. No calls please. We will respond only to those resumes in which we have interest. For more information on TCG, visit www.tcg.org.

ABOUT TCG
For over 50 years, Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for the American theatre, has existed to strengthen, nurture and promote the professional not-for-profit American theatre. TCG’s constituency has grown from a handful of groundbreaking theatres to nearly 700 member theatres and affiliate organizations and more than 12,000 individuals nationwide. TCG offers its members networking and knowledge-building opportunities through conferences, events, research and communications; awards grants, approximately $2 million per year, to theatre companies and individual artists; advocates on the federal level; and serves as the US Center of the International Theatre Institute, connecting its constituents to the global theatre community. TCG is North America’s largest independent publisher of dramatic literature, with 11 Pulitzer Prizes for Best Play on the TCG booklist. It also publishes the award-winning AMERICAN THEATRE magazine and ARTSEARCH®, the essential source for a career in the arts. In all of its endeavors, TCG seeks to increase the organizational efficiency of its member theatres, cultivate and celebrate the artistic talent and achievements of the field and promote a larger public understanding of, and appreciation for, the theatre. For more information, visit www.tcg.org.

Website: http://www.tcg.org

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