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Musicals 4 Young Audiences

Development Director, Theatrical Licensing

Location: Minnesota - Twin Cities
City: St. Paul, MN
Type: Temp / Contract
Category: Development and fundraising
Salary: Commission vs. hourly commensurate with experience
Deadline: Open until filled

Job description


Musicals 4 Young Audiences, a Saint Paul-based theatrical licensing company, is seeking a development director. M4YA is the only theatrical licensing company in the world that deals exclusively with musicals for young people. The vast majority of the works in our catalogue were originally commissioned by SteppingStone Theatre for Youth Development of St Paul, and Stages Theater of Hopkins, MN. All of the musical scores were written by award winning theatrical composer/lyricist Gary Rue, with book and lyrics by a wide variety of outstanding regional playwrights with national and international reputations.

Development Director would be responsible for duties including, but not limited to:

1. Market Research (email, telephone, et al)

2. Relationship building (cold calls, newsletters)

3. Traffic management (Communications: email, phone logs, etc)

a. Playwrights (Publicity, script edits, contracts)

b. Clients (Contracts, Royalties, follow-up)

c. External (Service providers, i.e., lawyer, graphics artist, web designer, telephone & internet provider)

4. Social Media (FaceBook, Twitter and MailChimp development and maintenance)

5. Misc. Related duties

Qualifications or requirements

Qualified candidates should have two years experience in arts administration (or equivalent), fluent in Microsoft Word, Customer Relations Management software, MacIntosh computer platform.

Impeccable communication skills (telephone, email, etc.)

How to apply

Please send a pdf cover letter, résumé and list of references to [email protected]. No phone calls, please.

Posting expires: Apr 13, 2017