Friday, August 5, 2022
Who is Sole Defined
SOLE Defined is a Washington, DC-based percussive dance company that fuses tap dance and body percussion with digital media to provide a multifaceted experience promoting an understanding and appreciation for Percussive Dance. Our mission is to raise awareness about social and economic issues directly affecting uninvested communities of color through historically informed performances, dance engagement activities, and art-integrated youth programming. We aim to archive percussive dance’s history and vocabulary while re-establishing it as a vital part of academia, movement studies, and concert dance.
About the Opportunity
SOLE Defined is looking to hire a dynamic company manager willing to jump in and assist with project coordination and general operating support. Project tasks include monitoring the day-to-day operations, serving as a spokesperson for SOLE Defined with presenting organizations, liaising with Sole Defined’s executive team, and creating and managing internal systems. This position reports directly to Sole Defined’s Executive Artistic Director. The company manager will be an integral part of our team, working across initiatives toward successful program delivery.
This is a remote contract position not to exceed 20 hours per week. All candidates will be expected to have access to a computer and the internet to perform requested tasks.
Key Role and Responsibilities
Manage “onboarding” of new artists, engage with our current artists to coordinate all contract issuing
Arrange all travel for company members and staff for touring, including airfare, hotel, per diem, and ground transportation.
Maintain, distribute and update the annual dancer calendar, artist contact information, and dancer handbook.
Compile and distribute contracts for technical theater designers and guest artists.
Process artist payments including per diem as outlined in their agreements.
Operate as the point of contact for performance inquiries
Maintain company files and emails
Experience in budgeting, freelance contracting, and/or schedule planning
Ability to identify and mitigate potential problems
Ability to lead and manage employees
Ability to make decisions and solve problems
Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
MSWord / Excel spreadsheet skills
Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
Experience in a non-profit administrative support role is a plus, but willing to train the right person
Please submit a cover letter, three references, and a resume to [email protected] Please use the subject line: SOLE Defined Company Manager position. In your cover letter, please answer the following questions:
Why are you interested in working for SOLE Defined?
How do your specific skills and experience make you uniquely qualified to serve as Sole Defined’s Company Manager?
606 Kahn Dr
Baltimore, MD, 21208
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