Managing Director, SAFEhouse for the Performing Arts

Friday September 4, 2015
San Francisco Bay Area


SAFEhouse for the Performing Arts (Saving Art From Extinction) is a non-profit arts presenting organization that specializes in incubating new performing art through residencies, workshops and performance. Presenting more than 200 performances per year, both in our new location 99-seat studio theater, SAFEhouse Arts, located at 1 Grove Street and other venues throughout San Francisco, it is the home of RAW (Resident Artists’ Workshop), SPF (Summer Performance Festival), West Wave Dance Festival and Central Market NOW. Through our programs, artists receive rehearsal and performacne space, administrative support and other resources necessary for the creation and presentation of innovative and experimental new work. SAFEhouse is proud to receive support from the Kenneth Rainin Foundation, the San Francisco Arts Commission, San Francisco Grants for the Arts/Hotel Tax Fund, and the Zellerbach Family Foundation. In 2012, SAFEhouse received the prestigious GOLDIE award from the SF Bay Guardian.

Position Summary:

SAFEhouse is looking for an ambitious, passionate, and entrepreneurial individual to help manage and scale its programming and operations. This pivotal position will support the organization in building upon its current capacity and requires fluency or some knowledge and skill in several areas including: (1) contemporary dance and performing arts audiences; (2) artistic program and audience development, including program and organization promotion and marketing; (3) event/office management and presenting/producing activities; (4) technical theater; and (5) facilities maintenance and oversight. This position works closely with SAFEhouse for the Performing Arts’ Executive Director and a team of part-time staff and volunteers dedicated to supporting and promoting SAFEhouse Arts’ many programs with a focus on realizing and building the organization into one of the most impactful in the performing arts community.

For more details go to California Arts Council website here.

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