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The Alchemy Theatre

Marketing & Communications Consultant


Do you want to work with an exciting new start-up theatre company/

small non-profit in East Austin? We are looking for an individual with drive, great
organizational skills, and creativity. A Marketing & Communications Consultant for The Alchemy Theatre will primarily work with and report to the Alchemy Board Marketing Committee Chair, occasionally the Alchemy Board Fundraising Chair & individual show Producers/Directors. We anticipate hours worked could fluctuate from 5 to 20 hours a week, estimating an average of 10 hours a week with pre-show weeks busier and post-show weeks slower. Pay offered at $30/hour.
If interested, submit cover letter, resume, and portfolio to Marnie Near at marnie@pfoods.com.
Responsibilities to include:
Website

  • Update website and keep content current and relevant (weekly as needed; Board Marketing Chair to provide update contents

Social Media

  • Create a social media plan for 2022 and send all social media posts (at least twice a week) for Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter

  • Goal of doubling our current number of followers on each platform by the end of 2022. (Currently, The Alchemy Theatre has 348 followers on Instagram, 519 likes on Facebook, and 59 followers on Twitter)

  • Identify social media ambassadors & provide content to share on their social media platforms for each show or upcoming event.

  • Create social media guidelines for cast/crew

  • Boosted posts and ads on Instagram and Facebook to publicize shows and events (budget and strategy set with Board Marketing Chair) (9 weeks before opening &during run)

Show-Specific Marketing (3 shows, 2 staged readings per year)

For each Production, you will:

  • Set up & manage ticket sales/reservations using Brown Paper Tickets (linked on the website, and promoted on social media)(9 weeks before opening)

  • Send out an email “invitation” to each show to our mailing list with link to website and to BPT (8 weeks before opening & weekly until end of run)

  • Work with the show’s director/producer to create & print a poster & program (no poster for staged readings)(start 6 weeks before opening, print 3 weeks before opening)(Board Marketing Chair to provide template)

  • List production in Community Calendars across various media (8 weeks before opening)

  • Support community outreach with publicity and story pitches to media & invite with free tickets (8 weeks before opening & after opening)

Marketing Materials (Board Marketing Chair will provide templates & budgets)

  • Oversee production of all marketing materials: Work with show producers, graphic designers, web developers, videographers, printers, and other vendors to create content as needed

  • Support the fundraising committee with materials to promote fundraising efforts

  • Email Marketing (Board Marketing Chair will provide strategy)

  • Monitor and manage emails sent to info@thealchemytheatre.org - (daily)

  • Manage and grow the Constant Contact email marketing list (Currently 341 emails on list, goal to add 200 people)

  • Quarterly e-newsletters, targeted emails to donors, and other emails as needed.

  • Feedback Surveys (as needed)

  • If the board desires surveys, they will be developed and deployed using a platform such as Survey Monkey

Grants (Board will decide on grants to pursue, Board Marketing Chair will review)

  • Write and submit grant proposals (as needed)

  • This is a preferred skill but grant writing experience is not required.

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The Museum of Ice Cream

 

Museum of Ice Cream Austin is looking for great actors working part-time or full-time hours (open Wednesday to Monday). Job starts at $18 with growth opportunities. 

SeekingPerformers who are ambitious, adaptable, collaborative, and are excited to be a real-life embodiment of MOIC. You must have no fear of strangers. You must love to entertain, dance in a secret disco, swim in sprinkles, ride animal cookies, spin cotton candy, and most importantly put smiles on people's faces. You must be capable of supercharging a group of strangers and creating a magical experience day in and day out! 


Extensive job info here. Apply through that link, or contact the GM directly at spaceman@museumoficecream.com

ZACH Academy Academic Coach

Job Purpose:

ZACH Theatre seeks an experienced part-time Academic coach for the ZACH Performing Arts Academy. In partnership with accredited virtual schools, ZACH offers a well-rounded academic and artistic program to students during the school day. Students now have the opportunity to have affordable, private education that allows more time for training, creative projects, professional opportunities, and travel. This results in a flexible school model for students to compete at an elite artistic and academic level. The Academic coach will be an essential part of the students' virtual academic journey. The primary purpose of the Academic Coach is to provide families with support throughout their Academic process. The Academic Coach reports to the Education Director. 

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Duties & Responsibilities:

  • The Academic Coach will be on-site at the ZACH Main campus from 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday- Thursday. 

  • The Coach will be the person who, in consultation with the student, parents, and the student’s primary virtual teachers, is primarily responsible for providing supplemental academic and organizational support. 

  • The Coach will be responsible for mapping out each student’s academic schedule, helping students stay on task, and creating a structure for classroom management. 

  • The successful candidate will bring professional values that strengthen inclusion, diversity, equality, and kindness in the classroom. 

  • The Coach will send weekly email updates to parents that will include information about upcoming events and schedules.

  • The Coach will attend Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) meetings and be the direct contact for the PTO. They will work with the PTO to coordinate the Academy's events (“Teacher Appreciation Week,” Holiday Events, Graduation, etc.)

  • The Coach will Coordinate space calendar needs for students and teachers.

  • The Coach will schedule appropriate breaks and will supervise students during downtime. 

  • The Coach will help the Education Department with simple administrative tasks as needed.
     

Preferred Qualifications:

  • The successful candidate is expected to hold a BA, Teaching Certificate in Education, theatre arts, or hold a terminal degree related to these fields.

  • The candidate must have experience in education/teaching.

  • Experience with middle school and/or high school curriculum. 

  • Experience with tutoring ages 6th-12th grade.

  • Experience in working with diverse student populations. 

  • Ability to solve problems with creativity and efficiency.

  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.

  • Ability to communicate effectively and persuasively in oral and written communication on a group level.

  • Ability to listen effectively to staff in identifying and resolving challenges.

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities to ensure work is completed in a timely and productive manner.

  • Knowledge of Windows products, including Word and Excel.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.

  • Ability and commitment to working with diverse groups in terms of gender expression, race, sexual orientation, religion, ability, age, class, and immigrant status.
     

Compensation: 

  • Based on experience and a time commitment of 24 hours per week for a total of 33 weeks.
     

To Apply:

Please send resume detailing experience in teaching to nmiller@zachtheatre.org

 

 

 

ZACH Teaching Artists

 

Position Summary:

ZACH Theatre is searching for Teaching Artists for our Performing Arts School for both our main campus (1510 Toomey Road, Austin, TX 78704) and our North Location (14010 US-183 Suite 540, Cedar Park, TX 78613). We are looking for teachers in Dance, Voice, and Acting. Classes take place Monday through Thursday from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. We also have teaching opportunities this summer for our week-long camps that meet from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Class sizes range from 8-12 students at a time.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Teach classes in Acting and Musical Theatre

  • Effectively communicate with families, students, and teachers

  • Design, develop, and deliver curricula for classes; write student evaluation; substitute teach classes in case of teacher emergency

  • Believe in the mission to teach life skills through theatre skills to empower young people
     

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

  • May be required to lift up to 30 pounds unassisted

  • Must work a schedule including Evenings (Monday through Thursday) and Saturdays as needed

  • Able to teach in-person classes with the potential for virtual classes during the pandemic
     

Education, Licensure, Certifications & Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • At least one year of experience in teaching acting or musical theatre to students ages 5-18
     

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Demonstrated skill in curriculum design and development

  • Demonstrated skills in training teachers, including but not limited to classroom pedagogy, classroom management, and supervision for a variety of ages

  • Demonstrated skills in written and oral communication

  • Ability to work individually and as a team member

  • Ability to meet deadlines within a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to remain calm in high-pressure situations such as parent conflicts or managing large numbers of students
     

To apply:

Please send your resume to nmiller@zachtheatre.org