JOBS AT INVERTIGO

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New Part-Time Position Open!

Job Title: Dancing Through Parkinson’s Program Manager 

FULL JOB DESCRIPTION LINKED HERE.

The DTP Program Manager (PM) will spearhead the daily operations, planning, and execution of the DTP Program, including partnership management, internal team communications, programming logistics, marketing, evaluation, and long-term strategic planning. The PM will work to keep the DTP program on schedule, on budget, and ultimately on an upward trajectory of growth and success. The PM will facilitate a robust community engagement strategy that cultivates deep connection, collaboration, and conversation with the DTP participants. Job responsibilities include:

Program Operations

Support day to day program operations including email correspondence, class reminders to participants, teacher booking/scheduling, progress reporting, on site activity and class support, coordinating partner meetings as well as spearheading internal and external communications.

  • Serve as the primary point of contact for class site contacts, teachers, program participants, cross-marketing partners, and PD organizations
  • Manage the DTP schedule including booking teachers, guest artists, class visitors, and updating site partners on schedule changes
  • Attend DTP classes as needed to engage with the community, administer surveys, and capture social media content.
  • Maintain attendance tracking which includes receiving attendance lists, entering data, updating sheets, and ongoingly assessing participant metrics and community involvement
  • Prepare agendas, attend, take notes and help facilitate monthly DTP Program meetings in collaboration with Invertigo’s Executive & Programs Director
  • Collaborate with Invertigo’s Operations Manager to manage the program budget, track income and expenses in real time
  • Ensure DTP grant requirements are met including progress reporting, invoice timing, and appropriate crediting; support Invertigo’s Development Manager via first drafts of grant proposals and reporting
  • Support the DTP Advisory Board and activate the members at key moments throughout the year
  • Keep an eye on PD focused community events in greater Los Angeles and coordinate with TA’s and event partners to support DTP representation at the local level

Program Marketing & Community Engagement 

Expand the awareness of the DTP program to increase class attendance, expand community reach, and to position the program and its teachers/participants as thought-leaders within the intersecting performing arts, Parkinsons, medical, and aging communities.

  • Managing ongoing traditional marketing including:
    • Write and contribute to weekly newsletters to DTP class attendees
    • Create social media graphics for class series and events; write captions and schedule posts
    • Contribute DTP highlights and program happenings to Invertigo’s general newsletter
    • Update the DTP brochure (digital and printed) to reflect current classes and events
    • Develop marketing plan(s) and material(s) for DTP special projects
    • Team up with Executive & Programs Director to align program material distribution plans with growth and community development goals
    • Maintain DTP pages on Invertigo’s website
  • Grassroots marketing:
    • Uphold and represent Invertigo’s values, DEI strategies and anti-oppression practices in content development and community engagement
    • Attend local support groups, medical gatherings and community offerings to expand awareness of the DTP program
    • Generate press releases at key moments/for special projects; distribute on behalf of DTP
    • Research cross-promotion opportunities with PD and arts/dance focused organizations
    • Maintain contact with core participants for input on programming, surveys, site development
    • Investigate and guide advertising opportunities such as via Google AdWords, etc.

Long-Term Program Planning & Development 

Invertigo Dance Theatre recognizes that the responsibilities included above represent a full load for a part-time position. As a highly-collaborative and ambitious organization, Invertigo is looking for a PM who anticipates growing within the position and the company. The ideal candidate will have a love of learning, interest in strengthening their skills, and taking on greater responsibilities over time.

The future vision for this position includes balancing the detailed, daily operational tasks, as well as the long-term, sustainable vision for the program including but not limited to: an expanded virtual offering (potentially via The Hub), multi-lingual programming, and additional sites in the SoCal region. We aim to continue to situate Invertigo and the program as leaders within the broader Parkinson’s / Aging Well community by forging new partnerships, sourcing funding, and opening new class sites.

  • Research potential conferences, festivals, and gatherings to expand the awareness of DTP; prepare pitch documents and presentations at the direction of Invertigo’s Executive & Programs Director
  • Develop strategies for program visibility locally and nationally, while maintaining alignment with Invertigo’s DEI and anti-oppression values
  • Investigate new streams of funding in collaboration with Invertigo’s Development Manager; support early drafts of grant and funding proposals
  • Support DTP participants’ involvement in Invertigo’s annual fundraising gala (typically October/November) and other Invertigo performance projects or partner events
  • Nurture DTP Teachers’ creative projects including facilitating dialogues, and communicating/managing logistics to support the execution of said projects (ex: a dance film with class attendees, a short documentary about DTP, etc.)
  • Provide and present quarterly reports to the Executive & Programs Director on program and partner growth potential, community representation and development, attendance metrics with proposed outreach strategies, and research on PD events, networks and organizations with accompanying goals for outreach and partnership.

As the DTP Program Manager, you will report to the Executive & Programs Director and work closely with the entire Invertigo team. This role is hybrid remote/in person/on site and a capacity to thrive in both in-person and virtual spaces is required.

Internship Positions — Opening April 2023!

Invertigo is excited to share that the company will have TWO internships opening in April! Both are funded through the Los Angeles County Department of Arts & Culture Internship Program; therefore, these positions are open to enrolled undergraduate (2 or 4-year) and community college students who reside or attend college in Los Angeles County. Recent graduates may apply as long as they have completed their degree between May 1 – December 1, 2022.

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About Invertigo:

Invertigo Dance Theatre is an institution at the forefront of Los Angeles dance, connecting people to story and community through a blend of dynamic contemporary movement and compelling theatre. 

Invertigo is committed to treating all employees and artists with respect.  Accessibility and inclusion are central to our mission, and we strive to live these values on a daily basis in our interactions with staff, artists, donors, audiences and community partners.  We have ambitious goals, we work hard and we value the efforts of others.

Invertigo is an equal opportunity employer.  We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees.