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In addition to being a wonderful place to live and do business, the City of Sandy Springs, itself is also a great place to work for, offering a wide range of jobs and opportunities. 

Open Positions with the City

Programs Manager

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$55,000 - $65,000 DOQ
  • Posted Date:09/23/2019 3:40 pm
  • Deadline to Apply:11/15/2019

To apply, please visit our Career Center

Programs Manager
Immediate Supervisor:
Director of Events & Sales
General Statement of Duties: 
The Programs Manager will be responsible for planning, organizing, tracking and achieving objectives and initiatives related to all programs and events for The Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center at City Springs. Job duties include general administrative tasks, contract negotiations, program planning, event management, resource development, public relations and financial management.  The Programs Manager is responsible for duties that directly support the contracting, realization and follow up of presented performances and events at City Springs.  This position directly oversees the planning and execution of production information for performances and events, coordinates logistics and communicates that information to stakeholders, and provides general contracting support for events at City Springs.  The Programs Manager works closely with a large number of internal and external partners and manages multiple projects concurrently with great attention to detail.  City Springs consists of a 1,100-seat Byers Theatre, the 400-seat Studio Theatre, Conference Center and Rooftop Terrace bar, Outdoor City Green, and CityBar.
Areas of Responsibility:
• Under the direction of the Executive Director and the Director of Events & Sales, plan and deliver a year-round, diverse, season of theatre, comedy, dance and other live performances of the highest quality. This will include a number of original and unique live performance projects at national and regional levels.
• Take responsibility for the highest of quality at all presented events.
• Be present at key events to ensure the smooth and successful running of these events, and where not possible, ensure appropriate coverage from within the team.
• Ensure that all activities are run in a safe and responsible way. This may involve risk assessments for activities and events and ensuring compliance with any relevant policies. 
• Build and develop relationships with key partners, artist agents and performers. 
• Continue to work with existing partner organizations and develop new ones. Generate collegial and vibrant frameworks for the development of appropriate events.
• Work with all the programming and sales leads and the Director of Events & Sales to identify, develop, negotiate and manage appropriate new programs, partnerships and agreements for current and future activities.
• Manage the relationships with relevant program providers e.g. performers, theatre companies, directors, comedians etc.
• Other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications
• Undergraduate degree related to Theatrical Production from an accredited institution or similar
• Five to eight years relevant experience in a performing arts center environment, 
• Experience working with both IATSE and non-union crews.
• Extensive knowledge of all aspects of production technology, including demonstrable expertise in event scheduling and production. 
• Good written and verbal communication skills.  Excellent people skills.  
• A passion for the performing arts and the ability to provide excellence in a production.
• Ability to self-direct and manage a high number of competing projects simultaneously, with impeccable attention to detail and the ability to adhere to established and non-flexible deadlines for project completion

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The City provides equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, age, disability, or military or veteran status, or any other status or classification protected by applicable federal, state and local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.

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