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Annual Meeting

All members are invited!

NCPC Annual Meeting - June 19-21, 2017
Wilmington, NC

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The Annual Meeting is NCPC's key gathering for networking and professional development, and offers three days of opportunities to build relationships and learn!

Registration is open now. The cost is $135 per member and includes three meals.  You can also register spouses or personal guests for $50 if they plan to attend any meals or sessions.

Hotel rooms are available for $129/night at the Best Western Plus Coastline Inn, known for its stunning views of the Cape Fear River. Parking is free and full breakfast is included.

Visit our MEETING PAGE to find more information, register, and book your hotel room. 

Thanks to our generous meeting hosts, The Wilson Center at Cape Fear Community College and Thalian Hall!

NCPC's meetings are funded in part by a grant from South Arts in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, and the North Carolina Arts Council.      

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Conference News

Showcase applications are open! Apply now at I Want to Showcase.

ArtsMarket save the date 

Showcase application fee: $50
Deadline: May 31

If selected to showcase, you must pay a $150 production fee and be represented at a booth in the exhibit hall ($225 NCPC members / $300 non-members). Artists will be notified of their application status following panel meetings in July. Membership in NCPC is NOT required to apply.


Other approaching showcase deadlines:

  • Contact East 2017 - Sept. 21-24, 2017, Membertou, Nova Scotia, Canada: deadline Apr. 5

  • Ohio Arts Presenters Network (OAPN) 30th Annual Showcase Conference - Oct. 16-18, 2017, Mansfield, OH: deadline Apr. 15

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We're Hiring!

NCPC has two temporary, part-time contract positions open for ArtsMarket 2017!  

Registration Coordinator

Conference Services Coordinator

Please help spread the word to anyone you think would be a good fit for our ArtsMarket team! The deadline to apply is May 1.

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In Other News

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Trying to stay up to date on federal arts funding and policy? Americans for the Arts has launched an Arts Mobilization Center that gathers the most recent federal policy news, arts policy statements and recommended actions to take in response to the Administration, to notify your Member of Congress and share key arts policy research with your colleagues. 

 

 

 

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2017-04-20:

The Zoellner Arts Center at Lehigh University is seeking an Education and Outreach Coordinator who will provide critical mission support for outreach activities, community and external relations, and educational engagement for Zoellner Arts Center’s presenting series and special projects.
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2017-04-06:

Technical Assistant-Comma Auditorium: Full time position assists with technical support for events and productions held at CoMMA including audio, lighting, video and rigging and operatingone or more of these functions during events and productions. Work involves setting up for events and assisting with the technical support during the events and maintaining equipment.  Three or more years’ experience in theatre technical productionand considerable knowledge of sound, lighting, and computer technology used in theater / concert events. Possession of an Associate’s degree in Theatre Design and Technical Production, or equivalent; Bachelor’s degree preferred and valid driver's license required. Salary range$ 27,563 - $ 41,345.  Apply online or at City Hall - Human Resources Department, 305 East Union Street, Suite A-100, Morganton, NC by April 26, 2017, at 5:00 p.m. Applications and a full job description and requirement information can be found on the web site at www.morgantonnc.gov  Phone: (828) 433.7469

2017-04-06:

Director, H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center at Shippensburg University

Shippensburg University is currently searching for an experienced and innovative Director to lead the H.Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center.  Anticipated starting salary range is $92,000 to $107,000 annually depending on experience, and includes an extensive benefits package and tuition waiver for employee and dependents.

The 1488 seat H.Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center presents and supports approximately 30 broad range high quality cultural, educational, and entertaining performing arts shows and activities that reflect and expand upon the interests of a diverse audience in the southcentral Pennsylvania region.  The Director is responsible for the leadership and management of the Center and will oversee the selection, booking, preparation, and presentation of live and university events and will supervise a staff of six employees.  In addition, the Director develops and maintains an annual marketing budget and is responsible for all public relations and social media for the Center.  Strategic planning, fund raising and contract negotiation are other key responsibilities.  The Director will also serve as the manager of the Center’s alcohol license and must be available to work evenings and weekends.  The website for the Luhrs Center is www.luhrscenter.com

Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania is a bachelor and master’s degree granting institution with a rich history of teaching excellence.  Established in 1871, Shippensburg has grown into a comprehensive regional public university, serving a population of 6000 undergraduate and 1000 graduate students.  As a result of our commitment to the academic preparation of students, including undergraduate research and internship opportunities, the University has once again been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top universities in the North.  The University also continues to be recognized through the Chronicle of Higher Education’s survey identifying “Great Colleges to Work For.”

The historic borough of Shippensburg is in a small town setting in the growing region of south central Pennsylvania, at the conjunction of two major highways, Interstate 81 and 76.  Located in the picturesque Cumberland Valley, Shippensburg is 45 minutes from Gettysburg and the state capital of Harrisburg, one hour from Hershey, PA, and 2 hours from Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Washington D.C.

Shippensburg University employee’s value teamwork and collaboration, are dependable, take initiative, solve problems effectively, communicate clearly and support organizational change.  University employees work closely with individuals of diverse backgrounds and race, as well as those of differing religious affiliations, sexual orientation, and gender.  They must possess good interpersonal skills and be able to communicate effectively with all members of the campus community. 

Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution and a minimum of ten years of leadership experience in a performing arts organization.  Experience must include demonstrated success in programming, fundraising, fluency in marketing and social media, contract negotiation and implementation, strong financial management skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and supervisory experience.  The successful candidate must be able to be approved by the LCB to manage the Center’s alcohol license.   A Master’s Degree and leadership experience in an academic setting are preferred.  Successful performance in an on-campus interview is required.

For full consideration, all candidates must apply online at https://jobs.ship.edu by April 21, 2017 with acceptance of materials continuing until the position is filled.  Materials submitted in other formats including paper documents will not be considered.  All applications and inquiries will remain confidential. 

Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity employer and, in compliance with federal and state laws and university policy, is committed to providing equal educational and employment opportunities for all persons without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, disability, veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Individuals from traditionally underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply.

 

2017-04-03:

Bob Nocek Presents is looking for a full-time Marketing & Ticketing Manager for music and comedy performances throughout the Southeast and in a new 238-capacity venue in Raleigh opening later this summer. For more information, visit: http://www.bnpresents.com/jobs.

2017-04-03:

ArtsMarket is a performing arts conference that brings together the very best of talent in a variety of genres to showcase their work for regional, national and international arts presenters. The conference will take place November 6th-8th, 2017 in Durham, North Carolina.

Position: Registration Coordinator
Application Deadline: May 1, 2017
Start Date: June 1, 2017
Compensation: $3,500
Location: This is a remotely-based contract position, but ability to attend regular meetings and site visits in the Triangle area is preferred.

About ArtsMarket
The flagship event of the North Carolina Presenters Consortium, ArtsMarket is a three-day conference that draws hundreds of arts presenters, agents, performing artists, vendors, and service providers to downtown Durham, North Carolina. Featuring three dozen juried showcase performances and 120 exhibit booths, the conference provides high quality business opportunities and excellent value to delegates from North Carolina and well beyond. ArtsMarket is co-produced by the North Carolina Presenters Consortium (NCPC) and the North Carolina Arts Council.

Tasks and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Set up and administration of online conference registration through www.ncpresenters.org
- Acting as primary point of contact for registrants prior to and during registration period
- Coordination of booth assignments with Exhibit Services Coordinator
- Planning and assembling delegate registration packets
- Managing on-site registration during the event
- Assistance with overall communications plan including website, email, social media, etc.
- Regular phone and email contact with NCPC staff and board
- Regular meetings with ArtsMarket administrative team
- Other tasks as mutually agreed upon by NCPC staff and Registration Coordinator

Skills and Experience
The Registration Coordinator is an essential member of a small team of contractors responsible for producing a large-scale, highly regarded event. A positive attitude, energy, and dependability are required. Additionally:
- Three years of related experience, e.g. nonprofit administration or event management preferred
- Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
- Friendliness and proven customer service skills
- Ability to work independently with limited direct supervision
- Adaptability and creative problem solving
- Interest in the performing arts
- Valid NC driver’s license and reliable transportation
- Ability to lift up to 30 pounds
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office and ability to learn new technological platforms easily

How to Apply
Submit cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to susanheiserman@ncpresenters.org. No phone calls please.

North Carolina Presenters Consortium considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does NCPC discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.

www.ncpresenters.org
www.facebook.com/NCPresenters

 

2017-04-03:

ArtsMarket is a performing arts conference that brings together the very best of talent in a variety of genres to showcase their work for regional, national and international arts presenters. The conference will take place November 6th-8th, 2017 in Durham, North Carolina.

Position: Conference Services Coordinator
Application Deadline: May 1, 2017
Start Date: June 1, 2017
Compensation: $3,000
Location: This is a remotely-based contract position, but ability to attend regular meetings and site visits in the Triangle area is preferred.

About ArtsMarket
The flagship event of the North Carolina Presenters Consortium, ArtsMarket is a three-day conference that draws hundreds of arts presenters, agents, performing artists, vendors, and service providers to downtown Durham, North Carolina. Featuring three dozen juried showcase performances and 120 exhibit booths, the conference provides high quality business opportunities and excellent value to delegates from North Carolina and well beyond. ArtsMarket is co-produced by the North Carolina Presenters Consortium (NCPC) and the North Carolina Arts Council.

Tasks and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Ensuring a smooth and issue-free conference experience for all delegates
- Coordination of all volunteers (approx. 25-30) for ArtsMarket, including recruitment, assignments, and training
- Coordination of local transportation provided to delegates by the conference
- Assist the Executive Director with planning of opening night reception, including catering
- Assist with on-site delegate registration / information table
- Regular phone and email contact with NCPC staff and board
- Regular meetings with ArtsMarket administrative team
- Other tasks as mutually agreed upon by NCPC staff and Conference Services Coordinator

Skills and Experience
The Conference Services Coordinator is an essential member of a small team of contractors responsible for producing a large-scale, highly regarded event. A positive attitude, energy, and dependability are required. Additionally:
- Three years of related experience, e.g. nonprofit administration or event management preferred
- Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
- Friendliness and proven customer service skills
- Ability to work independently with limited direct supervision
- Adaptability and creative problem solving
- Interest in the performing arts
- Valid NC driver’s license and reliable transportation
- Ability to lift up to 30 pounds
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office and ability to learn new technological platforms easily

How to Apply
Submit cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to susanheiserman@ncpresenters.org. No phone calls please.

North Carolina Presenters Consortium considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does NCPC discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.

www.ncpresenters.org
www.facebook.com/NCPresenters

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