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Gordon Center for Performing Arts seeks Program Coordinator

The Gordon Center for Performing Arts at the JCC of Greater Baltimore is seeking a Program Coordinator. This position will play a key role on the Gordon Center team by providing engagement, operational and administrative support of Gordon Center shows, programs, events, and activities. The Gordon Center is located at 3506 Gwynnbrook Avenue in Owings Mills, Maryland.

The Gordon Center is Baltimore County’s premier performing arts center, presenting music, dance, film, theater, and family shows by professional international, national, and regionally-renowned artists. The Gordon also offers arts education for children and adults. An integral part of the JCC of Greater Baltimore, the Gordon Center strives to be a welcoming place for all that engages, educates, and entertains.

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Administer the Baltimore Jewish Film Festival including:
    • supporting volunteer committee chairs; access screeners and distribute to screening committee; schedule meetings; track media; troubleshoot technical issues with committee members
  • Collect artist and film press kits
  • Create and coordinate communications with artists and patrons
  • Coordinate events and classes
  • Maintain engagement databases
  • Seek local performing artists for pre-mainstage engagements
  • Support volunteer managers of visual arts gallery including creating and tracking agreements with artists and coordinating exhibit installations.
  • Support grant writing including gathering documents.

Work environment

The Program Coordinator will report to the Artistic Director. The Artistic Director is responsible for programming the Gordon season, and reports to the Chief Advancement Officer.The work environment at the Gordon Center and JCC is fast-paced. The above portfolio of duties is a foundation; it will vary throughout the year, and with programming. Demonstrating leadership by, for example, creative problem-solving, finding efficiencies, and suggesting outreach opportunities is welcomed.

This is a part-time position (20 hours/week.) There is some flexibility with regard to time management. Some evenings and weekends may be required.

Education & Experience

Candidates should:

  • have Bachelor’s degree in the arts, business, communications or related field.
  • one to two years’ work experience; relevant summer and volunteer experience considered.
  • be comfortable using Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint) and Google Drive.
  • have good writing and verbal communication skills.
  • be comfortable managing multiple tasks and priorities.
  • have demonstrated teamwork experience.
  • be able to both work independently and take direction.
  • be able to lift boxes weighing 20 pounds.
Employer Name:
Gordon Center for Performing Arts/JCC of Greater Baltimore
Job Title:
Program Coordinator
Employer Website:
http://gordoncenter.com
Job Submission Requirements:
Please submit cover letter, resume, and 250-word writing sample (one page, double-spaced) to Alyson Bonavoglia: abonavoglia@jcc.org.

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