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Job Posting ID# 65145

Employer Information

The Cherry Arts
Address Line 1:
102 Cherry Street
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Postal Code:

Contact Information

Contact Name:
Jen Pearcy-Edwards
Contact Title:
General Manager
Telephone Number:
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Job Specifics

The Cherry Artspace and The Cherry Gallery, 102 Cherry Street and 130 Cherry Street next door. This position has in person responsibilities.
Ithaca/Tompkins County
Production & Gallery Associate
Job Classification Level:
Level II
Employer Type:
Community Work Study Program Employer
Aoise Stratford
Job Description:
Based in part around interests, skills, and availability of the student, student will assist with a wide variety of aspects of presenting theatre and arts events in, with, and for our community. Such events include our upcoming gallery exhibition LOCAL FUTURITIES, and a collaborative festival of Ukrainian play readings, both of which will be made accessible to under-served communities through free and discounted ticketing programs and/or performances for school groups. Students will also help with other performances and programming as makes up the Cherry's season with a focus on community outreach. Students will assist with preparing and implementing programming and venue usage at our new second arts space and gallery, a mixed media space for community events as part of a new affordable housing complex. This will include regular gallery management responsibilities with docent capabilities. Classes, workshops and events in these spaces are specifically designed to be accessible to the residents of the building as well as to the broader community with an emphasis on access for typically under-served populations through scholarships and/or outreach. Producing and Gallery duties may include any of the following, TBD:* data entry and maintaining mailing lists* assisting with ticketing for performances including sliding scale, comp tickets, box office* assisting Director of Education and GM in the preparation (research,writing, printing and distribution) of educational and outreach materials designed to supplement shows and foster community engagement.* liasing with Cherry staff and visiting artists for space usage and programming.* managing gallery admissions including visitor transactions, event monitoring and docent outreach (requires some evening hours on specific dates, to be scheduled at beginning of semester).* managing box office or concession stand for some Cherry performances (requires some evening hours on specific dates, to be scheduled at beginning of semester).* assisting in the design and construction of scenic, props, and costumes for performances* assisting in creation of marketing materials including writing and implementing social media and other community outreach.* researching advertising options & liaising with advertising sources* writing and sending press releases* scheduling meetings, interviews, etc.* light facilities maintenance (may include painting, tidying, light cleaning, moving chairs, etc)* Assisting the director in rehearsal by taking notes, logging time, etc.
Required Qualifications/Skills/Experience:
The work is very varied depending on the student's interests and abilities, and what's happening at The Cherry at the time. Some standing may be required for ushering and box office work, some lifting might be required for light facility maintenance. Ladders will not be used. Any work making use of other equipment will be properly supervised and follow training procedures.
Work Schedule:
Some positions may have evening or weekend work, TBD.
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FWS Required:
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How to Apply:
Send resume and letter of interest to Jen Pearcy-Edwards at
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Career Field Information

Career Field:
Performing Arts
Career Field:
All Majors - opportunities open to everyone
Career Field:
Art Galleries/Museums