Artist Assistant - Part-time

New Jersey Performing Arts Center - Newark, NJ4.2

Part-time
Provide assistance to Production, Programming, Rental, and Arts Education Departments in meeting the hospitality needs of visiting artists, crew, and staff. Furnish a hospitable environment for companies to prepare for their performance. Provide additional support as needed at the direction of Production or Presenters.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Meet and greet artists and their staff upon arrival and escort them to dressing rooms and specific support spaces. Familiarize the visiting companies with the backstage area.
Guarantee proper set-up of non catered hospitality for the visiting company and artists.
Assist in attending to the special needs of individual artists and groups.
Coordinate outside food requests when necessary and be able to direct to area restaurants when asked.
Assist Visiting Production staff with various tasks, i.e. backstage lists, copying, temperature control of dressing rooms.
Ensure cleanliness and comfort of dressing rooms and backstage areas.
Assist backstage traffic during and after performance/event.
Prepare reports upon conclusion of each event detailing use of supplies.
Keep the supply storage organized and ensure that stock remains replinished
Complete special projects as requested by Production staff.
Qualifications
Excellent communication, hospitality and people skills necessary.
Good follow-through ability necessary.
Strong organizational skills and the ability to establish effective priorities.
Prior experience in Guest Services and/or The Arts ex. Dressing Room Coordinator or Talent Wrangler.
Capable of working with persons of all ages and professions in large groups.
Ability to work independently and stay on task.
Ability to be productive and proactive.
No phone calls please. Please e-mail résumé, cover letter, and salary requirements to [email protected] (be sure to note the job title in the subject line of your e-mail). Resumes without salary requirements will not be considered.

We thank you for your interest in working for NJPAC. Once submitted, your résumé will be reviewed, and if your background fits our needs, someone from our office will contact you for an interview.

NJPAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer