Work at Pig Iron Theatre Company

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Interested in working for Pig Iron?
We are currently searching for a Director of Development and Communications and an Assistant Production Manager to join our lively and joyful team.

Director of Development and Communications

Pig Iron is seeking a Director of Development and Communications to join the company.  In collaboration with Pig Iron’s Managing Director, Artistic Directors, and Board, the Director of Development and Communications will work to provide the necessary resources for the continued advancement of the company's artistry and its MFA/certificate program (offered in partnership with University of the Arts).
 
Responsibilities will include major gift cultivation and solicitation; writing and researching foundation and government grants; overseeing events including Pig Iron's annual benefit; managing Pig Iron's annual fund and soliciting and acknowledging gifts; creating and implementing strategies for building Pig Iron's funding base, as well as managing the company’s social media presence; invitations; and marketing for shows and student events.
 
The Director of Development and Communications will have primary oversight of two Board committees: the Development Committee, which is tasked with providing support for Pig Iron’s annual fundraising, and the Benefit Committee, which assists in planning the annual benefit.
The Director of Development reports to the Managing Director and supervises a Digital Marketing Coordinator. The position is full-time, salary in the high 40s with benefits including health and dental insurance.
 
Required skills and experience: 
  • Candidate must be a passionate, organized and enthusiastic arts professional with a track record of building donor relationships, working collaboratively and strategically, and have a strong knowledge of principles, ethics and practices of successful fundraising.
  • Position is responsible for targeted fundraising for individual projects, portfolio management, annual fundraising goals, as well as monthly meeting goals to be reviewed on a regular basis.
  • Experience with grant writing and grant research
  • The ability to craft creative, assured, and precise written communications
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to deliver an “elevator speech” with confidence and authenticity.
Education/experience requirements:
5 years of experience in fundraising/development or marketing. Arts organization experience preferred.
 
To Apply:
Send resume, cover letter, and list of references to jobs@pigiron.org.

Assistant Production Manager

Pig Iron is seeking an Assistant Production Manager to assist the Production and Facilities team. Entering its 22nd season, Pig Iron focuses on ensemble devised performance and has partnered with the University of the Arts to offer an MFA and certificate in devised performance.
 
The responsibilities for this position include:
  • Assisting in the day-to-day operations of the Production and Facilities Department.
  • Facilitating the production needs for all end of term student showings.
  • Assisting the Production/Facilities Manager with staffing productions, acquiring show materials, communicating with venues and presenters, maintaining calendars, and budgeting and expense tracking.
  • Company management details including artist travel and housing accommodations.
  • Maintaining inventories of costume, prop, and production studio storage spaces.
  • Where appropriate, maintaining the facilities with small repairs and communicating larger repair needs to building landlord.
  • Attending all creative meetings, production meetings and open runs.
  • Attending occasional Pig Iron performances as the company representative.
Candidates should have a diverse theatrical background with experience in various departments of production. Also, candidates should be highly organized and have a strong attention to detail.  Additional requirements include: two to three years’ work experience in theater production, excellent written and oral communication skills, strong computer skills (including MS Office Suite) and the ability to work well as part of a small team. Bachelors’ degree in a related field preferred. 
 
The Assistant Production Manager reports to the Production/Facilities Manager and is a full-time salaried position (low 30s) with benefits, including health and dental. This position requires night and weekend hours. Flexible start date, ideally early December.
 
To Apply:
Send resume, cover letter, and list of references to jobs@pigiron.org.
 
Pig Iron Theatre Company is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse, accessible workplace, and to supporting our staff with ongoing career development opportunities. People of color, people with disabilities, women, and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Volunteering

Pig Iron is always in search of volunteers for administrative and production tasks. If you would like to learn more about the opportunities available with Pig Iron, please e-mail volunteer@pigiron.org.