Creative Engagement Associate

Mission: The Auditorium Theatre, an Illinois not-for-profit organization, is committed to presenting the finest in international, cultural, community, and educational programming to Chicago and to the continued restoration and preservation of the National Historic Landmark Auditorium Theatre.

Commitment: The Auditorium Theatre thrives on the shared humanity that the performing arts provides. We are at our best when our leadership, partnerships, and the work we present on our stage reflects the world around us and the audiences that walk through our doors. Core to this belief is a commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility. We are dedicated to leveraging the transformative power of the arts to fully become the Theatre for the People.

Position Summary:
The Creative Engagement Associate will provide administrative support for the Auditorium Theatre’s Creative Engagement Programs to include: Student Matinee Series, ArtsXChange Teacher Professional Development Mentorship Program, Hearts to Art Performing Arts Summer Camp, Admit One Engagement Program, and our Dance Series Master Classes.

1-2 years 

Major Areas of Responsibilities:

Hearts to Art (40%)

-Assist with camper registration and follow up
-Assist with Camp orientation, talent shows and final performance
-Assist with camp communication both internal and external
-Assist with staff training sessions and Junior Counselor Mini Camp
-Create daily camp schedules
-Provide support with daily camper check in and out
-General staff supervision and teacher support
-Camp set up and break down
-Supervise campers and ensure all safety protocol is followed
-Take camp supply inventory
-Writing monthly newsletters
-Assist in the organization and execution of Camp Reunions

Administrative Duties (30%)

-Provide database support for all Creative Engagement activities
-Work with the Creative Engagement Manager to ensure that all budget items are recorded and reconciled with accounting records and provide reports as necessary
-Maintain an up to date record of all Creative Engagement Activities in Events Chart
-Assist in managing Creative Engagement email and phone inquiries and outreach

Creative Engagement Operations (20%)

-Review applications and coordinate workshops and transportation requests for Admit One Groups
-Manage ArtsXChange Student Matinee tickets and transportation
-Manage the applications and registrations for Dance Master Classes

Communications (10%)

-Monitor website to ensure that all Creative Engagement Programs are properly listed
-Assist with the creation of printed or digital collateral material
-Organize and archive Auditorium event information and collateral to be used for Development wrap-up reports
-Provide Social Media support for the Creative Engagement Programs
-Attend weekly department and all staff meetings

-Prior experience in an arts education or education field preferred Knowledge of CRM systems Tessitura preferred Strong technical skills Excellent Oral and written communication skills
-Strong attention to detail
-Commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility (IDEA)
-Proficiency in Microsoft Office Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite preferred

Salary Range:
$37K – $45K

To Apply:

All candidates must complete an application through Roosevelt University – please click here.

The Auditorium Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, class, religion, country of origin, political belief, (dis)ability, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any factor protected by law. BIPOC candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

This role is an on-site role. Roosevelt University requires all new hires to be compliant with our COVID-19 vaccination policy, found at the COVID-19 website hereAll new hires are required to be fully vaccinated or have a legitimate religious or medical exemption at the time of hire