[PhiladelphiaDANCE.org Listserv] Project Manager for Bowerbird

Andy Thierauf - bowerbird andy at bowerbird.org
Thu Aug 31 12:57:37 EDT 2017

Bowerbird, a Philadelphia based nonprofit, is seeking a Project Manager to
manage all aspects of “Sound Machines” - a major multidisciplinary project
centered around Mauricio Kagel’s “Zwei Mann Orchester” - a giant Rube
Goldberg sound sculpture.   The project involves aspects of kinetic
sculpture, contemporary music /  performance art, and hands-on building

This project will be one of Bowerbird’s major events for the 2017-2018
season and has already secured funding from the Pew Center for Arts and
Heritage and the William Penn Foundation.

Responsibilities include:

-   Working with Bowerbird and team of artists to develop project
components and timelines

-   Planning and managing detailed budgets

-   Overseeing and/or directly implementing all aspects of the project
including project-specific public meetings, events and programs

-   Coordinating and implementing a marketing and outreach plan

The ideal candidate will have at least three years’ experience in project
management. The ideal candidates will have a strong experience and
knowledge of fabrication and building projects.

Experience with music also a plus - but not necessary (i.e. people with
dance, theater, performance art backgrounds are encouraged to apply.). The
ideal candidate will also be detailed oriented and have a solid record of
bringing projects in on time and on budget.

Position starts in September 2017 and culminates with a Spring 2018

The compensation range for this position will start at $7,000 with the
final fee to be determined based on candidate's experience, final
responsibilites, and workload.

The time commitment is expected to be 5-10 hours per week through the fall,
10-20 hours per week during January-March, and closer to full-time during
production period (April/May 2018).

Interested applicants should create a single document that includes your
cover letter, resume and the names of three professional references and
email it to dustin at bowerbird.org with the subject heading "Kagel Project
Manager" by September 6th.

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