The Music Centre

The Music Center is one of the largest and most highly regarded performing arts centers in the country. As L.A.’s performing arts destination, The Music Center has long been at the forefront of presenting innovative and critically acclaimed programs and events. With four iconic theaters and four renowned resident companies – Center Theatre Group, the LA Master Chorale, the LA Opera and the LA Philharmonic – and recognized for its illustrious dance programming, Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center, The Music Center is a destination where audiences find inspiration in the very best of live performance, as well as nationally recognized arts education and free and low-cost arts engagement experiences. With The Music Center On Location, the non-profit performing arts organization brings events and activities to locations outside of its Downtown Los Angeles campus. The Music Center also programs and manages Grand Park, a 12-acre adjacent greenspace, with year-round free programming.

Jul 18, 2019
The Music Center’s Advancement Department has an immediate opening for a  Director of Events & Special Projects The  Director of Events & Special Projects  is a highly collaborative, proactive, resourceful professional who provides expertise, guidance and oversight of signature events and projects for the Advancement department. This position works closely with the Assistant Vice President, Advancement as well as volunteer partners to plan and execute successful events that engage and steward major donors and board members.This position will manage event logistics and entertainment for: two annual Music Center fundraising events (annual gala/Soiree and The Music Center’s Spotlight Finale), President’s Circle donor events, an annual Leadership Dinner, and major gift cultivation dinners as well as select stewardship events and special projects. The Director will report to the Assistant Vice President, Advancement and work closely with other departments, including but not limited to TMC Arts, Scheduling and Events, Security, and Guest Services; on-site and off-site vendors, including Patina Restaurant Group; and volunteer donor leadership and event committees. Close coordination with and management of event vendors and consultants is required.  While not a supervisory relationship, the Director of Events & Special Projects will work closely with the Senior Coordinator, Events & Projects on the annual gala/soiree, The Music Center’s Spotlight Finale event, and other high-end donor events and projects. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Oversee all event logistics and entertainment for the following events: two annual Music Center fundraising galas (Spotlight Finale Dinner and Soiree), President’s Circle donor events, an annual Leadership Dinner, major gift cultivation dinners and select stewardship events • Responsible for annual fundraising goal of $500,000 net for the Soiree, working in collaboration with fundraisers and volunteers. • Support the Senior Director of Annual and Leadership Giving in achieving annual fundraising goal of $800,000 for the Spotlight program. • Independently manage all event details, including but not limited to the following duties: o Lead and plan, with advice and consent from senior leadership, the event design, program, and entertainment, including artist management. o Engage program honorees, presenters and performers, prepare program scripts and participant remarks as needed, oversee preparation of event briefings for The Music Center leadership, and create and obtain donor awards and recognitions. o Oversee events logistics to include booking event space, catering, audiovisual, travel arrangements, décor and event signage.  o Manage and coordinate the on-site production and wrap up for events. o Lead strategy in consultation with frontline fundraisers to secure donors and other sponsors to support events. o Identify and solicit in-kind donations (i.e. wine, décor, etc.) from vendors for major events. o Serve as a liaison with vendors on event related matters and facilitate negotiation of event contracts. o Prepare and independently manage events budgets, track event expenditures (including monitoring of check requests, deposits, invoicing and reporting), and provide on-going financial progress reports for each event. o Create a suite of event materials, both digital and print, including save-the date, patron letter and invitation.   o Coordinate the event invitation process, including requesting the appropriate list data, contracting and communicating with mail houses, and overseeing small in-house mailings. o Prepare communications related to events, including donor correspondence and internal event briefings. o Oversee tracking of event communications and RSVPs in the database. o Oversee event seating for patrons. o Work closely with Marketing department to create and update event webpages, social media, e-blasts, and other materials. o Create follow up plan for donors and volunteer leadership including phone calls, emails, acknowledgement letters, gifts, etc. Work closely with front-line fundraisers to ensure proper outreach and follow up with guests and donors after each event. o Facilitate the creation of the printed program. • Conduct on-going research in order to remain current on event-related trends by proactively gathering information, making site visits of other venues, and reaching out to local and national arts institutions for benchmarking. • Maintain a library of suggested vendors and create and update event check lists. • Propose and implement new ideas to improve the event planning and execution process.  • Lead and execute high-quality donor trips working with external vendors and contractors, including responsibility for planning and oversight of all travel logistics, communications, meetings, events, and trip activities.  • Other duties as assigned.  QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS: • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience. • 8 years of experience managing special events and volunteer committees. • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects and work assignments with competing priorities. from a variety of staff and volunteers, and effectively accomplish projects within deadline. • Excellent communication skills, including writing, presenting, and proofreading skills. • Excellent interpersonal skills both in person and by phone, with a high degree of professionalism. • Exceptional customer service ethic, diplomacy and tact; must be discreet with confidential information. • Proficient using the latest versions of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Access as well as mail merges and web searches. • Expertise working with Tessitura, Raiser's Edge, Millennium, or similar fundraising relational database system a plus. SALARY RANGE: This is a full-time exempt position; salary is commensurate with experience.   HOW TO APPLY: To be fully considered for the position, please submit a cover letter, resume, and salary expectation to: Jobs@musiccenter.org  or fax (213) 972-8029. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The Music Centre Los Angeles, CA, USA Marketing / PR
Jul 18, 2019
The Music Center’s Advancement Department has an immediate opening for a  Senior Coordinator, Events & Projects.  The  Senior Coordinator, Events & Projects  is a highly collaborative, proactive, resourceful professional who coordinates logistics and implements special projects for The Music Center Advancement office. Projects include primary responsibility for approximately 15 donor events annually, and support for 2 large-scale gala fundraising events. The  Senior Coordinator, Events & Projects  will also provide administrative and logistical support to donor groups and giving programs, including but not limited to: Friends of TMC Arts, Center Dance Arts, The Music Center’s Ambassadors, and The Music Center’s Spotlight. Reporting to  the Senior Director, Annual & Leadership Giving , the  Senior Coordinator, Events & Projects  will work as part of a team that includes the  Annual Giving Officer, Membership Officer , and  Advancement Coordinator . The  Senior Coordinator, Events & Projects  will also work closely with the  Director of Special Events & Projects , as well as a variety of departments within The Music Center, and outside vendors.   PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: ·       Independently maintain a portfolio of membership and donor events, including but not limited to: post-performance receptions, donor technical rehearsals, donor-invited student matinees, Center Dance Arts (CDA) events and salons, Spotlight salons and activities. The coordinator will be responsible, with the oversight of the  Senior Director  and support from the  Advancement Coordinator , for the thorough execution of these events. ·       Assist the  Director of Special Events & Projects  with the planning and execution of major fundraising and stewardship events, including a Music Center annual gala/soiree, The Music Center’s Spotlight Finale event and other high-end donor events and projects ·       Partner with  Annual Giving Officer  and  Membership Officer  to ensure successful membership events and volunteer management ·       Facilitate donor follow-up and stewardship projects related to events ·       Prepare and maintain event budgets Prepare and independently manage events budgets, track event expenditures (including monitoring of check requests, deposits, invoicing and reporting), and provide on-going financial progress reports ·       Respond to emails and calls related to special events ·       Prepare invitations, both digital and print, with graphic designer ·       Coordinate the event invitation process, including requesting the appropriate list data, contracting and communicating with mail houses, and overseeing small in-house mailings ·       Diligently track and record all event RSVPs in database ·       Prepare communications related to events, including donor communications and internal event briefings ·       Create, organize and maintain special event photo files ·       Maintain related website updates for all advancement events ·       Assist members of  Advancement Senior Leadership Team  with special projects as assigned QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS: ·       Two to three years professional event experience, nonprofit experience is preferred ·       Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, including the ability to present information in a variety of formats ·       Able to think creatively and strategically to anticipate challenges and troubleshoot ·       Intermediate experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required, experience with Access a plus ·       Highly dependable with excellent attendance and punctuality ·       Exceptional and detail-oriented project management skills ·       Able to multitask within strict timelines and budgetary constraints ·       A record of successful experience in activities requiring customer service, event planning and donor relations ·       Works well and maintains professionalism under pressure ·       Able to handle sensitive and confidential information ·       Excellent phone manner ·       Able to work both collaboratively and independently ·       Bachelor’s degree preferred ·       Experience working with data management system (Tessitura) a plus ·       Able to work nights and weekends as needed SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with experience; this is a non-exempt full-time position. HOW TO APPLY: To be fully considered for the position, please submit a cover letter, resume, and salary expectation to:  Jobs@musiccenter.org  or fax (213) 972-8029. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The Music Centre Los Angeles, CA, USA Marketing / PR
Jul 11, 2019
The Music Center is currently in search of a Technology Support Technician. The Technology Support Technician is responsible for providing effective and efficient technical support to all Music Center staff. Ensures the optimal level of support for organizational computer systems - hardware devices (desktop, laptop, tablet, printer, other peripherals), software applications, and network and telecommunications. Assists with the development and enforcement of departmental policies and procedures. The Technology Support Technician will work under the direct supervision and report to the Manager, Technology Services. The position will maintain constant communication with all Music Center staff; as well will establish and maintain effective relationships with vendors.   PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: Coordinate, install, diagnose, repair, maintain, and upgrading all organizational hardware, software, and  third-party  services while ensuring optimal performance. Hardware, software, and services include, but not limited to, desktop, laptop, tablet/mobile devices, network hardware, peripheral devices, printing/scanning devices, presentation equipment, IoT devices, and various software products and services. Monitor incoming requests and troubleshoot problem areas in person, by telephone, or via work order in a timely and accurate fashion; and provide  end-user  assistance where required. Train and guide staff on computer hardware and software usage. Update and maintain hardware and software inventory and critical activities. Liaise with  third-party  support/service providers as necessary.   Install and support staff computer and endpoint security software - monitor event logs for threats and risks and take corrective actions. Assist with scheduled backup jobs - monitor logs, swap media, and perform restores as needed. Facilitate setup of A/V equipment for meetings and presentation and ensure optimal operation and accurate inventory of equipment. Assist with network account/access creation and deletion following department guidelines. Recommend, purchase, and implement systems to ensure the reliability of systems. Assist telecommunications manager with telephone and voicemail account setup, minor programming, and troubleshooting problems. Support development and implementation of department projects and  long-term  strategies for meeting future organizational needs. Stay current with broader industry and technology trends and update job knowledge by participating in educational/developmental opportunities. Perform other related duties consistent with the scope and intent of the position.   KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Minimum Education - bachelor’s degree in information technology, computer science/engineering or a related field. One to three years in a technical helpdesk or desktop support. Working experience in performing arts and  not-for-profit,  preferred. Working experience in and knowledge of: •Windows and Mac OS, hardware, software, and components troubleshooting. •Office productivity and collaboration platforms, preferably MS Office 365. •Helpdesk ticketing, workflow, and SLA management. •AD, DNS, virtualization, cybersecurity. • End-user  support and training. •Current support protocols, policies, and procedures. Preferred Certifications: CompTIA A+, CompTIA, Network+, MCP, ACMT, Project Management. Must be Highly dependable and punctual. Team-oriented  and skilled in working within a collaborative environment; must also possess the ability to work independently with a sense of urgency. Effective written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills; including strong customer service orientation. Must always maintain professionalism. Enjoys working with and helping people and learning new technologies. Ability to follow directions and established processes; highly organized with strong task management skills.   Sound analytical abilities and  problem-solving  skills. Successful in  fast-paced  and quickly changing environments. Commitment to the values and mission of The Music Center Ability to sit, stand and/or walk up to 8 hours/day: stoop, bend, twist, must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. and work in tight spaces. The ideal candidate will also have the following characteristics: An active and energetic mind and demeanor; a sense of humor is welcome. SALARY RANGE Commensurate with experience; this is a  non-exempt  full time position. HOW TO APPLY To be fully considered for the position, please submit a cover letter, resume, and salary expectation to: Jobs@musiccenter.org or fax (213)  972-8029.  Please note incomplete submissions will not be considered. .  
The Music Centre Los Angeles, CA, USA Information / Web
Jul 11, 2019
The Music Center is seeking a creative, energetic and  highly-motivated  marketing coordinator for Grand Park to help share all things Grand Park across the digital landscape. In this role, the Marketing Coordinator will support The Music Center’s work to deepen the cultural life of every Angeleno and further Grand Park’s vital role as L.A.’s Park For Everyone. Reporting directly to the Grand Park marketing manager, the marketing coordinator will support all marketing aspects of Grand Park events, programs and brand. Key responsibilities include social media management and support for the marketing manager with all aspects of marketing strategy and execution for Grand Park programming and the Grand Park brand. This individual will also support the larger Grand Park team with various administrative duties. Through this work, the marketing coordinator will play a critical role in communicating the Grand Park voice and brand, helping to build the park’s brand and positioning it and as a producer of the highest quality, safest and most innovative free public events in Los Angeles County.   Our ideal Marketing Coordinator: •Loves to tell stories and knows how to weave them •Loves Los Angeles •Is fluent in the language and rhythms of digital platforms, including, but not limited to, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, YouTube, etc. •Has exemplary organization, administrative, writing and communications skills •Thrives in a highly collaborative, creative  event-based  team and culture. •Demonstrates poise and maturity in communications, flexibility and the ability to  multi-task and problem solve in a  fast-moving  environment •Is highly resourceful and able to set priorities and partner with a dynamic, highly energetic, small but mighty team •Has a basic understanding of social analytics, including Facebook+Instagram insights and Google Analytics •Has at least  1-2  years relevant experience in creating/developing/writing social media content •Has a sense of humor •Has working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator •Works from an inclusive mindset and possesses the ability to work cogently in collaboration with diverse groups of people •Has a flexible schedule – open to working occasional  non-traditional  business hours •Must be able to lift 40 lbs. and stand for extended periods of time Duties and Responsibilities include: •Social media management (50%) •Website and  e-newsletter  management (20%) •Creative services administrative support (20%) •Event/marketing duties as necessary (10%) •Works closely with the marketing manager as well as larger Grand Park team to support all park endeavors •Maintains positive relationships with all levels of Music Center and Grand Park staff, as well as key external stakeholders and partners •Keeps the marketing manager informed of work progress and potential problems and provides innovative solutions to address problems •Is competent in Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite and social media analytics •Performs other duties as assigned Preferred qualifications: •Knowledge of the L.A. arts and culture community strongly preferred •Experience with scheduling seasonal event staff preferred •Experience in outdoor event production preferred Requirements and qualifications: •Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required •Can operate with a flexible schedule, must be able to work events on weeknights and weekends as well as holidays •Must be able to lift 40 lbs. and stand for extended periods of time The Music Center convenes artists, communities and ideas with the goal of deepening the cultural lives of every resident in Los Angeles County. The  non-profit  performing arts organization has two divisions: The Music Center Ops, which manages The Music Center’s four theatres, an outdoor plaza and Grand Park on behalf of the County of Los Angeles; and The Music Center Arts, which curates a  world-class  dance series, Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center; produces and presents programming in other arts genres with a focus on engagement; and presents nationally recognized arts education programs. The Music Center is also home to four renowned resident companies – Center Theatre Group, the LA Master Chorale, the LA Opera and the LA Philharmonic. With The Music Center on Location,™ the  non-profit  performing arts organization brings events and activities to locations outside of its Downtown Los Angeles campus. The Music Center also programs and manages Grand Park, a beautiful  12-acre  public park that adds spirit and vitality to downtown Los Angeles. The park stretches from The Music Center on the west to City Hall on the east. Opened in July 2012, the park celebrates the cultural life of Los Angeles County. Grand Park presents free  year-round  programming including fitness/wellness programs, lunchtime food trucks, theatrical and dance presentations,  site-specific  performances, music events, holiday celebrations, video and art installations,  mid-size   (500-5,000  attendees) and large scale  (20,000-50,000  attendees) events with multiple stages, pyrotechnics/fireworks and  large-scale  projections. Salary range: Compensation will be determined commensurate with experience; this is a  non-exempt  hourly position. How to Apply:  To be fully considered please submit a cover letter, resume to  jobs@musiccenter.org  or fax to:  213-972-8029.
The Music Centre Los Angeles, CA, USA Marketing / PR
Jul 11, 2019
  •Develop and implement a comprehensive marketing and communications campaign to support audience development for Music  Center-presented  or produced events with specific responsibility for marketing oversight of TMC Arts events including community programs, arts education initiatives, special events and other programs. •Develop and implement marketing communications programs to support brand and sales goals for Music Center restaurants on The Music Center Plaza. •Manage and coordinate both digital and traditional advertising support for these programs; including creative development and media planning/buying, media sponsorships and trade opportunities, promotional support via promotional partnerships and grassroots programs, and collateral generation to include copy writing, design input and oversight. •Coordinate collateral production including work with external graphic design team and printers. •Manage marketing budgets and negotiate with vendors to achieve goals with the greatest efficiency and effectiveness for the dollars invested. •Closely coordinate with both Marketing and Communications team members and external consultants, as appropriate, to address brand and sales goals. •Support Marketing and Communications team members in the development of The Music Center’s institutional brand. •Collaborate with TMC Arts project managers/producers, as well as Advancement team members, to ensure the needs of all internal and external stakeholders are addressed. •Work closely with The Music Center’s foodservice operations partner to manage the Plaza restaurant brands.   QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS •Bachelor’s degree. •Minimum 5 years professional experience in marketing, including  hands-on  experience in advertising, promotions. •Thorough understanding of traditional and emerging media and experience working with social media. •Strong project management skills and ability to  multi-task  with attention to detail and accountability to deadlines. •Exceptional communications skills, both written and verbal, including the ability to present information in a variety of formats. •Excellent strategic and critical thinking skills. •Ability to manage budgets. •Ability to work both independently and collaboratively and to interact effectively with a wide variety of stakeholders and colleagues. •A passionate, energetic  team-oriented  individual with strong interpersonal and creative skills. •Strong interest in the performing arts. •Experience working in customer service fields a plus. •Must be willing and able to work evenings and weekends as necessary. •Experience using a personal computer and with MS Office (Word, Excel and Outlook, PowerPoint) along with Adobe and design software, e.g., InDesign, Photoshop, etc. Desired Qualifications: •Restaurant marketing and communications experience.   ABOUT THE MUSIC CENTER The Music Center convenes artists, communities and ideas with the goal of deepening the cultural lives of every resident in Los Angeles County. The  non-profit  performing arts organization has two divisions: The Music Center Ops (TMC Ops), which manages The Music Center’s four theatres, an outdoor plaza and Grand Park on behalf of the County of Los Angeles; and The Music Center Arts (TMC Arts), which curates a  world-class  dance series, Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center; produces and presents programming in other arts genres with a focus on engagement; and presents nationally recognized arts education programs. The Music Center is also home to four renowned resident companies – Center Theatre Group, the LA Master Chorale, the LA Opera and the LA Philharmonic. With The Music Center On Location,™ the  non-profit  performing arts organization brings events and activities to locations outside of its Downtown Los Angeles campus. The Music Center also programs and manages Grand Park, the  12-acre  civic park located immediately across the street from The Music Center. SALARY RANGE Commensurate with experience; exempt position. HOW TO APPLY To be fully considered for the position, please submit a cover letter, resume and salary expectation along with three writing samples to: Jobs@musiccenter.org or fax to: (213)  972-0721.
The Music Centre Los Angeles, CA, USA Marketing / PR
Jul 11, 2019
The Music Center’s Scheduling and Events department has an immediate opening for a Scheduling and Booking Administrator. Reporting to the Director of Scheduling and Events, the Scheduling and Booking Administrator will provide ongoing proactive oversight and support to every aspect of the department’s work ensuring overall departmental efficiency throughout a varying schedule of events and shifting priorities. The position will also provide specific administrative support and assistance to the department Director. In addition the Scheduling and Booking Administrator will maintain frequent contact with resident company staff, outside vendors and clients, Music Center administrative staff and operations departments, Patina catering sales and operations staff, Classic Parking, County ISD/Parking, Los Angeles City Fire Department, theatre lease clients, and the general public.   PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBIITIES INCLUDE ADMINISTRATOR DUTIES Administrative duties and responsibilities to be shared with two other department Administrators include but are not limited to: scheduling of all event spaces in the  four-theatre  Music Center complex, Plaza, and Grand Park, including theatres, rehearsal rooms, conference rooms and special events spaces; reviewing and approving space request; resolving complex space requests and scheduling conflicts; overseeing and maintaining scheduling database for all rentable space on Artifax scheduling system; compiling and organizing actual billing of Music Center services for all  non-theatre  scheduled events and delivering information to accounting within deadlines; inputting and updating Resident Company production schedules in Artifax. Will respond or monitor response of others to space availability inquiries from the public and internal constituents, including scheduling ongoing facility maintenance, street closure and parking information, event  set-ups  and film shoots; oversees customer service for all telephone, email and written inquiries; grants or refers approvals for space requests adhering to requirements of Music Center policies and procedures, as well as terms and conditions of Resident Company  long-term  lease agreements; tracks status of all inquiries and maintains  up-to-the-minute  accuracy of room availability. Will schedule events using the Artifax scheduling system; manage all data input and ensure standards for maintaining the database including creating and generating weekly reports; prepare Music Center Master Calendars and Scheduling spreadsheets for distribution, managing data entry of original calendar information and ongoing updates. Create, distribute, and tracks space request forms, including invoicing information, for Music Center, Resident Company, and Patina  non-theatre  events. Will determine rent and Music Center service cost estimates, following established guidelines, for all  non-theatre  scheduled events; distribute information to appropriate parties and confirm final Music Center invoicing charges; provide Accounting with final invoice information. Managing the booking and scheduling of the conference and rehearsal rooms located in the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, either executing or overseeing the work of others. Responsibilities include: tracking, booking and scheduling of conference and rehearsal rooms; maintenance and publishing of schedules; notification to catering staff of beverage requests for conference rooms including invoicing for rehearsal and conference rooms, when applicable; ensures room equipment requests and room  set-up  is fulfilled. Will arrange and track costs for Fire Safety Officer presence as required by events, working directly with LA City Fire Dept. Will provide general administrative support with the maintenance of the Scheduling and Events office, including managing office supplies and equipment. Position will research and propose rental rates and guidelines for all Music Center  non-theatre venues; gather comparable rent data from other like venues as requested. Attends weekly scheduling meetings with Resident Companies, Patina Catering, and Operations Departments; attends monthly parking meetings.   DUTIES SUPPORTING DIRECTOR Specific support to the Director includes: editing of the weekly master calendar spreadsheet, updating Artifax, and organizing all master calendar supporting data; answering Director’s phone as necessary and responding to inquiries on behalf of Director; attending and leading assigned meetings as well as representing Director at meetings as needed; compiling schedule and information for monthly parking meetings, anticipating conflicts and proactively seeking resolutions; filing; organizing event and project data, digitizing information when possible; photographing event layouts and creating & maintaining departmental database of events; responding to inquiries forwarded to the department by Guest Services general phone line and general inbox; administrative support related to the Plaza renovation project; maintaining Google calendar shared by Grand Avenue arts partners; conducting research and composing reports as assigned. This position will also proactively monitor the  day-to-day  scheduling and event approval work of other department staff.   BOOKING DUTIES Position will be responsible for daily answering of Booking Phone Line, responding to initial inquiries, maintaining log of requests, and explaining theatre booking process to potential clients. As demands of the theatre lease event schedule require, this position will shift focus to support Booking Manager with administrative duties to ensure efficient workflow and meet deadlines. Working closely with Booking Manager, additional Booking duties may include but are not limited to: initiating and managing ticket builds as assigned, assisting with client ticket requests and needs; drafting contracts and tracking status; responding to insurance inquiries and tracking status of insurance certificates; tracking financial information; assisting with marketing duties, including compiling event information, editing and proofing 3 sheet and website content; organizing and drafting preliminary financial settlements. Position may assist Booking Manager with walk throughs and show advance as needed. Special projects and other duties as assigned. The Scheduling and Booking Administrator is an adaptable position with a proactive focus on supporting department’s  ever-changing  work flow and deadlines. Although this position will be primarily focused on administrative tasks and providing reliable department office coverage, concert duty and event coverage may be assigned as work demands. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES INCLUDE: Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.) from  four-year  college or university; 5 years of scheduling, event management and/or arts  management-related  experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 3 to 5 years of experience with contract drafting and financial settlements for events preferred. Basic knowledge of collective bargaining agreements or experience working in union houses a plus. Familiarity with local fire department and occupancy codes and regulations helpful. Ideal candidate will have experience in the following areas: theatre/venue operations; complex master scheduling; contract drafting and negotiation; financial record keeping and settlements; front of house management and guest relations; box office and ticketing; concert production; event management; performing arts disciplines. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, is required. Outstanding customer service, telephone and public speaking skills required; must be able to communicate detailed information, in writing and by voice, clearly, succinctly, thoroughly, accurately, and patiently. Must be a patient and effective listener; a strong team player; collaborative; must communicate effectively with all levels of personnel; practices common sense. Foreign language skills a plus. Professional demeanor; excellent interpersonal and diplomacy skills; approachable; ability to influence others; maturity and strong emotional intelligence to relate well to people inside and outside the organization, including diverse community groups; leads by example; good sense of humor highly desired. Strong project management skills; must combine attention to detail with the ability to anticipate and preempt problems. Exceptional editing and proofreading skills required. Must be able to work effectively and complete tasks under minimal direct supervision, effectively balancing initiative with keeping supervisor and colleagues informed of activities. Must be able to think through complex requests and use logic and reason to develop and propose solutions; extremely organized and  detail-oriented  with strong  follow-through  skills and sense of accountability; must be  self-motivated,  displaying responsibility and ownership of work; must be able to manage, effectively prioritize and complete multiple tasks on varying projects with tight deadlines; must work with focus, accuracy, efficiency, and consistency in open office environment; works well under pressure and in a  fast-paced  environment; must keep meticulous records. Must be highly dependable, punctual, and committed to working a flexible work schedule as required, including evenings, weekends, and holidays. Skilled in computer use; Word, Excel, and Outlook required; PowerPoint, Artifax, Tessitura, and Vectorworks experience preferred. Tech savvy a plus. This position requires the ability to stand or stay on feet for extended periods of time of one or more hours in appropriate event attire; ability to lift and move furniture and equipment up to (30 lbs.) when required. SALARY: Commensurate with experience; this is a fulltime  non-exempt  position. HOW TO APPLY: To be fully considered for the position, please submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Jobs@musiccenter.org or fax (213)  972-8029.
The Music Centre Los Angeles, CA, USA Administration / Clerical
Jul 11, 2019
This is a part-time position. Interested parties of at least 16 years of age or older are welcomed to apply for usher positions in the Guest Services Department by leaving a voice mail message at (213) 972-7468. We ask that when leaving your message that you please speak clearly and slowly leaving your first and last name and telephone number where you can be reached and time of day. Department managers will call applicants to schedule interviews for periodic job screenings as they are conducted on an on-going basis. Applicants are only seen by appointment. No walk-in interviews available. Employment applications are only provided at the time of interview. Unsolicited resumes are not accepted. Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Music Centre Los Angeles, CA, USA Programs
Jul 11, 2019
The Music Center, is currently seeking qualified candidates for  in-house  Armed Security Officer positions. We are the best, looking only for the best. We currently have full time opportunities on all shifts, however all candidates must be willing to work any and all shifts assigned no exception. Please read below for further information about our Security Officer opportunities. Starting Salary: Armed Officer $15.00 - $16.25 (Dependent upon Experience & Qualifications) Early morning (Graveyard) Officers qualify for 7½ % shift differential pay Minimum Requirements: ∙Must be eligible to qualify for a California Guard Card ∙Must be eligible to qualify for a California Firearm & Baton permits ∙The  BSIS firearms permit requirements page ∙Must be able to qualify for 1st Aid & CPR certifications ∙Should have  1-2  years previous security, public safety or customer service experience, or equivalent as determined by the Music Center. ∙Candidates must be at least 18 yrs of age and must have a minimum of a High School Diploma and/or GED, or  2-years  of successful college level study. (proof of completion is required) ∙Must pass an intensive  10-year  background check, including DMV and criminal history. ∙Must pass a  10-panel  chemical screening Skills & Qualifications: This is a high profile position; only the best candidates should apply. Position may require running or standing for long periods of time (up to 8 hours per shift). Successful candidates must be in good physical condition. They should be able to work in all environments and on all shifts, including holidays &weekends. Strong professional customer service skills, as well as communication skills, both verbal and written, are required. Benefits: Full time employees are eligible for the following: Medical, Dental & Vision w/dependent coverage is available. In addition to our 401(k) w/company match. Sick and vacation pay; paid holidays; plus credit union membership. All  on-the-job  and all other approved training, plus State recertification fees, are paid by the Music Center. Officers additionally receive an annual $500 Uniform Allowance Please submit your resume and cover letter via email to:  jobs@MusicCenter.org  or fax it to: (213)  972-0721.
The Music Centre Los Angeles, CA, USA Facilities / Transport