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Arts and Ideas 

Director of Development* 

Pay: Arts & Ideas offers competitive compensation with employee benefits that include the choice between two medical insurance plans (one plan covers 100% of the premium of dependents under the age of 26), dental benefits, life insurance, short/long term disability insurance, paid parental and bereavement leave, paid time off, 403 (b) savings plan with immediately vesting employer match, parking/transit account plan, and flexible spending account plan, among others. The starting salary is expected to be in the range of $90,000 to $110,000.

Position Summary

The Director of Development will lead Arts & Ideas contributed revenue strategies and implementation, collaborating with the board and staff to increase annual philanthropic support from individuals, sponsors, foundations, and government agencies while also focusing on future endowment and planned giving initiatives. A particular area of focus will be the growth and stewardship of Major Gifts.  Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Development will be an active member of the Arts & Ideas leadership team and will work closely with the board of directors and the Development Committee in the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of donors. The Director of Development will be charged with the creation and implementation of a strategic development plan that leverages Arts & Ideas success and role in the community to increase contributions from individuals, corporations, and foundations. The Director of Development will provide guidance to the development team of three, including the Development Manager, Corporate Giving Manager, and contracted Grant Writer to ensure a seamless and high performing advancement operation for Arts & Ideas.

---Details here

Posted 1/25* e

 

Arts and Ideas 

State Manager: Multiple positions*

Pay: $30 Per hour

Stage Managers are responsible for Festival produced events, shows and programs.   The Stage Manager will liaise with Festival programming staff, the Production Manager and the artists. They will supervise ASMs and those Festival crew assigned to their events.

----Details here https://artidea.bamboohr.com/careers/110?source=aWQ9Mjc%3D

Posted 1/25* e

 

Arts and Ideas 

Ideas & Tours Project Manager*

The Ideas Project Manager supports the Curator of Ideas, Tours & Stories on all IDEAS events. The Ideas Project Manager will liaise and communicate with both Festival staff and artists on all IDEAS needs (itineraries, content, scheduling panelist meetings, tech.

----Details here  https://artidea.bamboohr.com/careers/109?source=aWQ9Mjc%3D

Posted 1/25* e

 

Arts and Ideas 

Assistant Lighting Designer*

Assist the LD on drafting designs
Lead Focus and or technical rehearsal in lieu of LD
Operation of venue lighting equipment
Supervision of and/or installation of ancillary temporary lighting equipment for venues such as dressing mirror lighting, running lights, etc.
Assistance in design, procurement and execution of power distribution system
Occasional phone consultation and attendance at pre-festival meetings concerning the lighting of Festival sites.


----Details here  https://artidea.bamboohr.com/careers/108?source=aWQ9Mjc%3D

Posted 1/25* e

 

 

Bring the Hoopla

Instructor/Enrichment Teacher*

Pay: $20 - $35 per hour (plus travel reimbursement) part-time 

The ideal candidate will know how to lead a class, support their co-teacher and make learning an easy and meaningful process as well as engage students through BringtheHoopla’s curriculum. 

 

BringtheHoopla is a traveling educational fitness company that provides high-quality programming for children of all ages by using the hoop as a form of play, exercise, and learning.cussion skills, positive self-image, and self-expression through physical fitness and movement. 

 

Ideal Candidates: 

from Fairfield, New Haven or Hartford Counties

3+ years work experience in classroom teaching and/or working with children 

Bachelors (or working towards a degree) in Early Childhood and/or Physical Fitness/Recreation 

A passion for (hula) hooping or desire to learn 

Valid driver’s license & dependable car

No other hoop company affiliation 

Commitment to grow a small, women-owned and led-business - all are welcome to apply! 

Learn more: BringtheHoopla.com

If interested, pleaze email your resume and a bit about yourself to BringtheHoopla@gmail.com

 Posted 11/ 22  * e 

 

Goodspeed

Job Title: Office Assistant 

Pay: $15-17 hr

Assists the Director of Facilities and General Manager with administrative needs related to physical and strategic maintenance of the physical plant for all of Goodspeed facilities (currently 37 +/-) in addition to other clerical functions in support of general management.

Read more here

Posted 12/14 

 

Goodspeed

Job Title:  Maintenance Staff 

Pay: $16.50 - $20 hr 

Perform a variety of skilled or semi-skilled tasks related to building service work for the upkeep of a safe, clean and healthy living and working environment for all Goodspeed properties.

Read more here 

Posted 12/14  

 

Immodest Trivia 

Job Title:  Seeking Great Hosts*

Pay: $30 per hour part time 

We are looking for outgoing and enthusiastic hosts interested in running weekly trivia nights in the Greater New Haven area. Categories, questions, and media will be supplied to you before each event. Your job is to put on a show for the audience that encourages attendance week after week!

Hosts are paid $60-75 per event, depending on the size and location of the venue

 

Who We're Looking For

Engaging and inviting communicators. Actors, DJs, comedians, or anyone with a strong confidence and friendly personality.

Intelligence, and a passion for knowledge and trivia. Jeopardy fans, that means you!

Reliable hosts commited to showing up on time every week

A commitment of at least one evening Monday - Thursday a week available for hosting, candidates with multiple days of availability strongly preferred.

 

Responsibilities

Review trivia categories and questions prior to the event to ensure smooth delivery and clarity in instructions

Execute fun and engaging trivia nights for audiences of 15-50 people at bars, breweries, and event spaces in the Greater New Haven area

Punctual and reliable attendance to trivia events no later than 30 minutes before the start time.

 

Requirements

At least 21 years of age

Reliable personal transportation

A laptop with HDMI capability

Basic MS Excel knowledge

Evening availability, typically 7-9:30pm

Ability to commit to at least 6 months of hosting

 

We currently host in 3 locations in New Haven:

Gather East Rock

Christopher Martins

Rudy’s Bar

---APPLY: send resumes and a brief cover letter to eddie@immodesttrivia.com

Posted 10/11 ongoing opportunity 

 

 

Legacy Theater

Job Title: Marketing Intern (Hybrid)*

Tasks include, but are not limited to:

Posting events and submitting materials to community calendars, press websites

Social Media Assistance (Create/edit content for Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Tiktok)

Picking up and distributing printed marketing materials

Assist Theatre Manager as needed with copy-writing and editing for event lists, short articles, press releases, playbills, etc.

Requirements:

Must have own transportation (Travel to theatre, hang posters, pickup print materials, etc.)

Must provide proof of vaccination and adhere to testing requirements as needed 

Must be able to work in person, and complete in-person tasks, as needed (no more than twice a week)

Strong attention to detail, meticulously organized

Copy-writing and copy-editing experience

Excellent customer service/PR skills, comfortable working with a wide range of people from children to seniors, professional actors and crew to child actors and apprentices

Prior experience with theatre

Experience with social media and social media marketing (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Tiktok), video creation/editing a plus!

 

---To apply, please email resume and cover letter to jobs@legacytheatrect.org

Ongoing positions available 


Legacy Theater

Job Title: Production Intern (In-Person) *

Tasks include, but are not limited to:

Organization of props, costumes, scenery, etc. at Legacy and 990 Storage

Assist the production manager/PSM in the daily running of rehearsals and performances

Serve as ASM/Run Crew for MainStage Productions 

Prep the room for rehearsals

Take rehearsal notes and production meeting minutes to distribute to appropriate personnel

May assist with administrative tasks in other production departments as needed

Assist with hands-on production tasks as needed and as skill set allows

Assist with the strike of productions

Assist the scenic, lighting, sound designers as tasks arise

Obtain/pick-up rehearsal props and costume pieces from Legacy Storage

 

Requirements:

Must have own transportation and the ability to travel between the theatre and storage/costume facility, occasionally

Weekend availability

Must be able to work in person

Must provide proof of vaccination and adhere to testing requirements as needed

Strong attention to detail, meticulously organized

Comfortable working with a wide range of people from children to seniors, professional actors and crew to child actors and apprentices

Previous experience as stage manager, ASM, or Stage Crew in any capacity (School, Community, professional theatre)

---To apply, please email resume and cover letter to jobs@legacytheatrect.org

Ongoing positions available 

 

 

Long Wharf Theater

Job Title: Payroll and Business office assistant 

Pay: $25 / hr

Long Wharf Theatre is a gathering place dedicated to producing boundary-breaking theatre with and for its kaleidoscopic communities. We believe that theatre is for everyone, and that art and activism can live side by side. We are committed to building boundary-breaking theatre with, for, and by the greater New Haven community. We are seeking a Payroll and Business Office Assistant to assist with payroll and business office functions.

Learn more here

Posted 12/19 

 

Long Wharf Theater

Job Title: Deputy Director of Development

Salary: $70,000-75,000 annually, plus an array of benefits including health and dental insurance.

Long Wharf Theatre is a gathering place dedicated to producing boundary-breaking theatre with and for its kaleidoscopic communities. We believe that theatre is for everyone, and that art and activism can live side by side. We are committed to building artistically innovative theatre with, for, and by the greater New Haven community. We are seeking a Deputy Director of Development to lead fundraising and patron development efforts with a commitment to expanding community-centric fundraising practices.

 

Details  here.

Posted 11/23

 

Mattatuck Museum 

Job Title: Teaching Artist*

Pay: $30 per hour with 2 hours of teaching and 2 hours of prep.  8 weeks in the fall and (possibly) 8 weeks in the spring.

The Mattatuck Museum is looking for a teaching artist to teach 2 art classes to 7th and 8th graders at Children's Community School in Waterbury (class size of between 13 and 20). The school is flexible with which day (Tuesday, Thursday or Friday) and then the classes determine the time but usually they are one after another. In previous years students focused on graphic design, however, the teaching artist can teach any medium within our given budget and can collaborate with the Director of Education on various art projects that the students can participate in.

Please reach out to Director of Education Jason Foberg by EOD on September 26th at jason@mattmuseum.org, as classes will start mid-October.

Ongoing as they are always looking for teachers. 

 

New Haven Symphony Orchestra

Job Title: Individual Giving Manager 

We are looking for someone who is passionate about the New Haven Community; loves people and will develop creative plans to bring them close to the Symphony; possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills; is organized and detail oriented; is self-motivated; and excels at both independent and collaborative work. 3-5 years of experience is preferred. Familiarity with the CRM Bloomerang or other CRMs is a plus; the Symphony will offer training. We encourage diverse and non-traditional applicants and facility in a second language is given strong consideration. A positive attitude and collaborative spirit are highly valued.

Learn more here

Posted 12/15 

 

New Haven Symphony Orchestra

Job Title: Develpment Coordinator

The Development Coordinator provides administrative support to the New Haven Symphony Orchestra’s comprehensive year-round fundraising program. We are looking for someone who has a positive attitude, collaborative spirit, and strong work ethic; excellent verbal and written communication skills; is organized and detail oriented; is self-motivated; and excels at both independent and collaborative work. Familiarity with Bloomerang or other CRM software is desirable. We encourage diverse and non-traditional applicants and facility in a second language is given strong consideration.

 Learn more here

Posted 12/15 

 

New Haven Works Career Pipeline*

For New Haven residents to get priority connections to jobs at Yale, the City, Biotech and Construction. 

Register for an orientation  here

Ongoing 

 

Oddfellows Playhouse 

Job Title: Teen Programs and Outreach Manager 

The Manager of Teen Programs and Outreach at Oddfellows Playhouse is responsible for the logistical operations and coordination of all teen-focussed and outreach programs at the Playhouse. The Teen Programs Manager provides direct support to teaching artists both on and off site, coordinates with Program Manager about room usage, directs certain programs and oversees all Playhouse programs serving teenagers or taking place off-site. Although at times it may vary, in general the Teen Programs Manager is in the building from 11am - 7 pm, and sometimes on evenings and weekends when rehearsals, events or performances call for it. The Teen Programs Manager is responsible for general oversight, staffing, marketing, communication and evaluation of the Teen Repertory Company, Circophony Teen Circus, Neighborhood-based Troupes, and off-site residencies and workshops.

 

More details here

Posted 12/7 

 

Shoreline Arts Alliance  

Three Part time Postions

Marketing and PR Associate : Part time

Development Associate, Part-Time

Programming Associate, Part-Time

 

Pay: Hourly $17-$20 per hour 

More details for all three jobs are together here

Email letter of interest and resume to: office@shorelinearts.org

Posted 1/17 

 

Shoreline Arts Alliance  

Program and Marketing Associate Full Time 9am-5pm Monday-Friday, some nights or weekends when we have programs and events.

Pay: Hourly $17-$20 per hour 

This role will include many varied tasks:
 Marketing and planning
 Website management and design
 Daily communication and newsletter writing
 Internship coordination
 Branding
 Membership coordinator
 Data entry and reports
 Calendar management 

More details here

Email letter of interest and resume to: office@shorelinearts.org

Posted 1/17 

 

 

Shubert Theater 

Job title: Facilities Manager Full Time 

The Facilities Manager is responsible for the general upkeep of the Shubert Theatre and surrounding grounds, including building maintenance, security of property and personnel, fire prevention, building renovations, emergency action plans, and the theatre’s Information Technology (IT) systems. This position ensures the theater is well maintained and meets the needs of the owner, the users of the venue, and patrons. The Facilities Manager serves as the facilities liaison between the Shubert Theatre and CAPA-Columbus (the Shubert Theatre’s parent company). 

---Learn more here

Posted 12/7 

 

Shubert Theater 

Job title: Front of House Assistant Part-time 

The part-time Front of House Assistant helps ensure Shubert Theatre shows and events operate smoothly and safely, while providing a superior patron experience. This position serves as a lead for front-of-house staff, concessions staff, and volunteers.

---Learn more here

Posted 12/7

 

Shubert Theater 

Job title: Front of House Operations Manager

The Front of House Operations Manager oversees all operations for Front of House and Concessions at the Shubert Theatre. The Manager supervises all Front of House and Concessions staff and ensures performances and events run smoothly and safely, while providing a superior guest experience. The Manager schedules staff for all performances and events, and fosters good working relationships with key stakeholders, box office and back of house personnel, visiting production companies, and other internal departments.

---Learn more here

Posted 12/7

 

Shubert Theater 

Job title: Box Office Manage 

The Box Office Manager oversees the daily operations of the box office customary with professional theatrical venues, including ticket window and phone sales. This position oversees the ongoing training of part-time Box Office Associates to ensure they are up to date on all policies and pricing of shows, while making sure staff provide excellent customer service to all patrons of the box office.

---Learn more here

Posted 12/7

 

Structural Graphics, Essex Connecticut structuralgraphics.com

Job Title: Structural Paper Engineer and Packaging Designer - Full Time*

Salary: Based on experience. Benefits package.

Company: Structural Graphics, founded in 1976. The pioneer of the dimensional print marketing industry. For over 45 years, we have been spiking response rates and improving ROI for the nation's top B2B and B2C marketers and agencies. We break through the clutter; with scale replicas of detailed medical equipment, or technology enhanced magazine inserts, or image changing direct mail, or whatever the challenge calls for. We help our clients differentiate themselves from the competition by creating and producing attention-getting solutions that deliver memorable impressions.

 

Description: Immediate need for an experienced structural paper engineer and packaging designer for an onsite opportunity in Essex, CT. Candidate needs to be able to conceptualize and execute three dimensional concepts for direct mail, packaging, point of purchase displays and print production for direct mail campaigns and luxury brand product launches. The candidate must have knowledge in paperboard and wrapped chipboard construction, knowledge of print and die cutting production, ability to layout to press forms and build prototypes with plotting equipment. The desired candidate also must be able to output CAD files. The work environment is fast-paced, schedule driven, and the position works as part of a design department. Looking for a team player to have flexibility to adjust priorities easily.

 

Skills Required:  Knowledge and familiarity with AutoCad, Sketch-up, ArtiosCad, Adobe Illustrator, In-design, Photoshop, Excel, communication skills. Possess strong spatial skills for designing three dimensional pop-ups for direct mail, packaging, point of purchase displays and knowledgeable with print production and die-line size adjustments.

  • Three-dimensional design experience and prototyping capabilities
  •  Innovative, creative, technical skills
  • Multi-tasker
  • Organized and detail oriented

Must present portfolio with three dimensional and packaging designs

Please send resume or inquiries to Noel Boland at noelb@structuralgraphics.com

Updated January 2023  

 

Yale The Equipment Loan Office (ELO) for Photography at the Yale School of Art

Job Title: Part-time Photo Dept Equip Loan Checkout/Lab Staff*

Salary: Temporary  20 hours a week, around $20-22/hr. Ideally 4 days at 5 hrs a day, but some flexibility for 3 longer days, if requested.

The Equipment Loan Office (ELO) for Photography at the Yale School of Art provides no cost rental of various types of photography equipment to include cameras, lighting kits and more to over 500 graduate and undergraduate students enrolled in School of Art classes each semester. The ELO is an essential part of the student experience at the school, providing the opportunity to experiment with mediums that might require a high start-up cost, offering guidance to students on equipment choice and use, and equipping students to display their work in Green Hall Gallery during thesis shows.

 

Position Focus

Reporting to the Photography Darkroom Manager, the Equipment Loan Technician for Photography at the Yale School of Art, the position will provide support for equipment loan, returns and maintenance of various varieties of photography equipment to include camera’s, digital equipment, lighting equipment, stands etc.

 

Principal Responsibilities

· Maintenance and upkeep of photography equipment inventory.

· Monitor and update on-line equipment loan website

· Communication with students and faculty regarding equipment loans, office hours, etc.

· Set-up new photography equipment

· Provide guidance and assistance to students pertaining to photography equipment usage

· Responsible for inspecting equipment at the time of check-in when item is returned.

· Alert faculty oversight point-person as to needed items for replacement

 

Required Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree and two years related experience or an equivalent combination of education/experience.

 

Preferred Education and Experience

Experience using both analogue and digital devices

· Significant experience with various photography equipment.

· Excellent customer service skills

· Excellent oral and written communication skills.

· Demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize

 

Apply by emailing a cover letter and a CV to art.dus@yale.edu *    

 

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