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Education Manager

Employer
Fox Theatre, Inc.
Location
Atlanta, Georgia
Closing date
May 1, 2024

The Fox Theatre in Atlanta is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Education Manager.
The Education Manager will be based at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta, but community work will have a statewide focus that requires travel. The job duties primarily include administering our new All-Access Pass Program as part of the recently expanded Community Partnerships department. In addition to recruiting, planning, and overseeing this new program, the role will include raising awareness of the benefits of local and regional historic theatres and performing arts centers. Other responsibilities will include overseeing the Georgia Presenters membership program. This position requires consistent collaboration with other departments including Marketing and Sales, Production, and others needed to make the new program successful.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate closely with students, educators, and Fox Gives grantees from diverse populations, geographic locations, etc. This will require travel throughout the Atlanta area and Georgia. 
  • Collaborate with local high school education professionals to plan and implement the All-Access Program, while maintaining budgets, and implementing necessary safety, and training exercises. Host events externally and onsite for the All-Access Pass program, while always representing the Fox Theatre in a professional and comprehensive role. Host the Fox Theatre onsite educational opportunities in collaboration with fellow staff. Track participation and assemble important survey information from students and faculty for the use of the Fox Theatre leadership.
  • Represent the Fox Theatre at state and regional-level education events, including educational conferences and workshops.
  • Oversee the annual Fox Theatre Performing Arts Scholarship, including the application, selection committee, award process, and implementation.
  • Implement and maintain Block Booking Grants for Georgia Presenter membership. Oversee Georgia Presenters membership renewal notices to current members promptly. Assist with Georgia Presenters members' communications and questions as needed. Participate in bi-monthly Georgia Presenters Zoom meetings.
  • Coordinate Georgia Presenters in-person meetings with the Community Partnerships Program Assistant, including registrations, catering, hotel arrangements, and other onsite needs. Identify potential guest speakers for Georgia Presenters meetings and provide all coordination for their participation, including honorarium payments and hotel accommodations, as necessary.
  • Work to support all goals of the Community Partnerships program department including all other duties as assigned to support the successful team.

Knowledge, Skills, & Qualifications:

  • Passion for and experience working with teenagers and adults in the performing arts.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Strong presentation skills from inception through presenting in numerous audience environments for children, adults, professionals, and Fox Theatre team.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage a wide range of administrative and tactical duties in a busy environment.
  • Enjoy working in a small, high-energy environment and willing to work flexible hours, including limited evenings as department events require.
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office suite and event meeting and planning practices.

Education & Additional Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in education, art education, fine arts education, theatre, theatre education, history, communications, public administration, public history, public relations, and other closely related fields.
  • At least 5 years of nonprofit program management experience with a minimum of three of those years in a team management role.
  • Background in teaching, performing, or other closely related field ideal.
  • Experience working on a highly collaborative team is a priority. 
  • This position will also require experience in these areas: performing arts, nonprofit organizations, ability to work with local government and community partners, public speaking, experience in general historic preservation planning practices, and a desire to learn.

Physical & Special Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds at a time.
  • Must be able to traverse the building including stairs.
  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer. 
  • May have prolonged periods of standing while working events.
  • Candidate must pass all necessary background checks as required and be a fully licensed driver in the state of Georgia. Willing to work evenings, weekends, and holidays with prior notification.  Some travel is required.

Full-Time Benefits Package Includes:

  • Eligibility to participate in Group Health, Vision, & Dental Insurance Plans
  • Employer-Provided Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, Group Term Life, and AD&D Insurance
  • Eligibility to participate in Medical and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Eligibility to participate in 403(b) Retirement Plan, including Employer Match Program
  • Paid Time Off including Vacation, Sick, and Holidays

About the Fox Theatre
The Fox Theatre is one of Atlanta's premier venues for live entertainment, welcoming more than 250 performances a year in its 4,665-seat theatre. From rock concerts and Broadway productions to ballets, comedy, and movies, the historic venue attracts more than 500,000 visitors annually. The theatre also hosts over 100 annual private events like wedding receptions, trade shows, corporate meetings, and association functions in two fabulous ballrooms and outdoor terrace. The Fox’s premium Marquee Club presented by Lexus, is a 10,000 sq. ft, three-story luxury bar accessible to all Club Level ticket holders for events at the Fox.  As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit arts organization, the Fox Theatre stands today as a fiercely protected landmark and a nationally acclaimed theater. The Fox Theatre proudly acknowledges its partners for their generous support: Coca-Cola, Lexus, Georgian Terrace Hotel, Georgia Natural Gas, Regions, and Grady Health System.

Notable accolades include 2022 IEBA Theatre of the Year; 2021 Billboard Magazine #1 Highest Grossing Theatre Worldwide (5,000 seats or less); 2021 Pollstar Magazine #2 Theatre Worldwide in Ticket Sales; 2021 Venues Now Magazine #2 Year-End Top Stops (2,001-5,000 seats); 2019 Venues Now #1 Top Stop of the Decade Award for Tickets Sold.

About the Marquee Club Presented by Lexus
The Marquee Club Presented by Lexus is the Fox Theatre’s premium club space open to Club Level seat holders or annual Members only. Adjacent to the theatre, the Moroccan and Middle Eastern-style club is 10,000 square feet of luxury space that includes five premium bars; and three rooftop environments, including the climate-controlled Conservatory, patio-covered Arcade Terrace, and outdoor Rooftop Terrace. Open only during public events at the Fox Theatre, the Marquee Club offers a premium pre-show through post-show experience with benefits including early entry, private restrooms, 2 alcoholic beverages per event, pre-show food, onsite activations during select events, and more.  Additional amenities include priority pre-sale ticketing notifications, concierge guest services, and self-parking access to an adjacent lot for some membership levels.

Whether on the front lines or behind the scenes, every single member of our staff plays a vital role in the memory-making experience we call “The Fox Experience”. The members of our staff are held to the highest Guest Service Standards. Seeing a smile on the face of every guest and knowing that you are taking part in the making of a memory that will last forever is just one of the many perks of working at the Fox.

Fox Theatre, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Fox Theatre complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Fox Theatre expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

The Fox Theatre is located at 660 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30308.

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