Thursday, 01 June 2017 16:09

Mobile Unit National Project Leader

Sponsoring Organization

The Public Theater



425 Lafayette St. New York, NY 10003


Until Filled



The Public Theater is seeking a seasonal project leader to work closely with the Director of Special Artistic Projects to plan and line produce a community tour and oversee the design and execution of holisitic community engagement throughout Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, and Wisconsin. 


Community Relationship Building
- Identify possible community venues and engagement partners in targeted geographic areas throughout the Midwestern states: Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan, and Wisconsin. 
- Travel to community venus to assess engagement needs and create outreach and touring plan. 
- Travel as part of tour advance team for four-five weeks in Spring 2018 (dates TBD) 
- Oversee Community Engagement Manager in the design and execution of an engagement curriculum. 

Artistic Relationships
- Integrate community venue information into artistic process
- Serve as liasion between artists and the Public's Marketing, Development, General Management, and other departments; facilitate artistic relationships as needed for special events. 
- Work with line producer to coordinate creative team meetings, design presentations, marketing/press meetings and artwork presentations. 

Mobile Unit Tour
- Lead tour team in the creation of a three to four week touring schedule. 
- Attend production meetings and technical rehearsal on behalf of Director of Special Artistic Projects
- Facilitate attendance of key artists and senior staff members out on tour 
- Manage/facilitate travel during the tour for line producing and production management teams
- Attend all tour performances
- Facilitate creation and distribution of documents to track the tour venues. 
- Copy edit and approve programs, press releases and marketing materials for tour venues. 
- Serve as point of contact for day-of logistics on the Mobile Unit tour. 

Special Artistic Projects Department
- Capture best practices and lessons learned on behalf of The Public
- Lead project post-mortem
- Work with Director of Strategic Research & Planning to design and execute audience and community venue feedback

- Communication: The ability to express oneself clearly in conversations and interactions with others. 
- Ingenuity: The ability to develop, sponsor, and support the introduction of new and improved methods, procedures or technologies. 
- Cultural Competence: The ability to interact effectively with people of different cultures and socio-economic backgrounds. 
- Community Building: The ability to build meaningful relationships and social networks within a community. 
- Leadership: The ability to galvanize a team around a common goal, taking initiative, and anticipating needs
- Problem Solving: The ability to tackle a problem using logical, systematic, sequential approach
- Minimum 10 years artistic producing experience. 
- Community building/organizing experience preferred
- Bilingual Spanish preferred
- Successfully manage multiple competing priorities in a fast paced environment
- Budget management experience
- Valid driver's license required

The Public is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opprotunity employer. Applicants from population underrepresented in the theater field are highly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive considerations regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, familial status, sexual orientation, national origin, ability, age, or veteran status. 

Please send resume to with subject line: Mobile Unit National. 

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