Management Assistant

Ordway Center for the Performing Arts - Saint Paul, MN4.8

The Ordway: The Ordway, recognized as one of the U.S.'s leading not-for-profit performing arts centers, is home to a wide variety of performances throughout the year that encompass the finest in American musical theater, world music, dance, and vocal artists. Performances take place in the 1,900-seat Music Theater, and a new 1,100-seat Concert Hall. The Ordway is committed to providing a welcome and inclusive environment for all patrons, artists, and employees.

Position Purpose: The Management Assistant is responsible for providing support for the upcoming self-produced shows of 42nd Street and Smokey Joes Café. This position will assist the Ordway theatricals department in advancing the shows prior to the production period. During the production and performance period this position will assist in the execution of the company management tasks.

Position Details:
Posting Date: 3/21/19
Closing Date: This position will remain open until the Ordway has seen a diverse pool of candidates
Employee Type: Temporary, nonexempt
Department: Theatricals
Reports to: Producing Artistic Director
Timing of Position Opening: April through September, 2019
Pay Range: $13-$15 per hour, based on experience of candidate
Schedule: this position will work a variable schedule April – September 2019. Hours per week will vary from 20 – 40+, depending on producing schedules and needs. Hours will include nights and weekends.

Key Performance Areas:
Provide the administrative support needed to produce shows.
Assist to establish and maintain a professional relationship with all artists and show staff during the producing process.

Other Qualifications:
Valid driver's license.
Ability to work a flexible work schedule as the Theatricals schedule demands.
Two or more years of Stage Management, Production Management, Company Management, Technical Theatre, Arts Administration, or applicable experience preferred.
Knowledge of union contracts and theatrical protocol required.
Knowledge of MS Word and Excel, ITunes, Online Music Transposition software, and Dropbox.
To Apply: For more information or to apply, visit

Ordway is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, marital status, familial status, public assistance status, age, local human rights commission activity, national origin, and veteran, or disability status. The Ordway Theater and administrative office are wheelchair accessible and service animals are welcomed. All applicants who have questions or needs regarding access accommodations or interpreting assistance for job interviews are encouraged to reach out to Human Resources.

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