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Job Title: Venue Manager

Job Time Type: Full Time (30 Hours or More)

Job Description: Are you an entrepreneurially-minded performance venue manager with the communication, management, and planning skills to bring a location from the buildout phase to a vibrant and inclusive community center for the region? Do you get energized by managing a space that brings the community together through a variety of branded events, partnerships, and exhibitions that present the space as a rental opportunity for like-minded outside organizations? And do you have the expertise to create and implement a business plan for a venue while operating in a financially sustainable matter? If so, then you should apply to be the Venue Manager for CapRadio’s new Sutter Health Center for Community Engagement (CCE)!

This is a new, full-time, exempt position. In this role you will build systems, workflows, and staff to allow the CCE to launch operations and reach its full potential over time as a tangible expression of CapRadio’s brand for current and aspirational audiences. Your role would transpire the CapRadio goal and aspiration to create a thriving cultural and community engagement center in the Sacramento region. The ideal candidate will feel a connection with CapRadio’s public service mission and will be experienced in and passionate about venue management and community engagement strategies. If you have extensive venue management experience, are a capable event coordinator and facilitator, and if this sounds like you, we want you to apply.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Act as the liaison between the CCE planning team and construction team to bring the project to completion
  • Develop a strong business plan for the venue, including cost and revenue projections from the start-up phase through full utilization
  • Create systems for managing the performance space, lobby, and outdoor space, including calendaring, booking, rental fee structure and contracts, ticketing and reserved seating, concessions, alcohol license and coat check
  • Seek out and manage the relationship with the site’s potential café vendor
  • Evaluate liability and security concerns and put programs in place to address each
  • Maintain the right mix of events in order to make the space revenue neutral, including CapRadio events, Sutter Health events, co-branded events with outside groups and rentals to outside groups and/or presenters
  • Work with CapRadio events team to produce our own branded events

Qualifications/Experience:

•         Previous experience in managing a community performance space

  • Strong financial management, rental and contract negotiation skills and an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Demonstrated track record in hiring and training a talented and dedicated team
  • Experience with the technical infrastructure of a state-of the art performance space
  • Dedication to managing a variety of projects on deadline and with strong attention to detail and pride in authorship
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or experience preferred
  • Passion for public media, journalism, music, and the arts
  • A thirst for continuous learning, bordering on geekiness

Other Competencies for Success:

•         Fluent with a variety of online platforms and ability to create visually arresting communications pieces that are consistent with the CapRadio brand

COVID-19 COMPLIANT:

Remote work is temporarily available under shelter in place orders. Must be able to commute to our Sacramento, CA office once restrictions have been lifted.

Pay Comments: DOE (Depends on Experience)
Minimum Salary: 60000.00 Year                 Maximum Salary: 65000.00 Year

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Chiropractic and Acupuncture Insurance, Long-Term Disability and Group Life Insurance, Paid Holidays, Flexible Vacation, Retirement Plan with employer matching.


Job Application Methods Accepted: Via Email

How to Apply: So, you’re going to apply? Great! Here are the steps:

Submit your resume and cover letter to: careers@capradio.org. You can address your cover letter to the hiring manager for this position, Shirlee Tully, Chief Development & Brand Officer.

CapRadio
Attn: Human Resources
7055 Folsom Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95826

Capital Public Radio is an equal opportunity employer.

Employer Information:

CAPITAL PUBLIC RADIO INC

7055 Folsom Blvd

Sacramento, CA 95826

Close Date: 3/10/2021

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: Bachelor's
Minimum Hourly Wage: 60000.00
Maximum Hourly Wage: 65000.00
Salary Range: DOE