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
-Provide database support for all Creative Engagement activities
-Chronicle and track all Teaching Artist and Camp Staff Contracts
-Assist with payroll paperwork for Teaching Artists and Camp Staff
-Work with the Camp Director and ArtsXChange Program Consultant 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
-Manage Creative Engagement email and phone inquiries
-Work with the marketing department to ensure that all Creative Engagement Programs are properly listed on our Web Site
-Assist the various Creative Engagement Program Heads 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 various Creative Engagement Programs
-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
-Assist in the organization and execution of Camp Reunions

-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

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.