The Associate Producer plays a critical role in producing institutional artistic collaborations and developmental work by faculty, students and guest artists. Manages projects related to Hopkins Center student and public programs including Hop ensemble operations, performances and tours as well as independent student group performances, social programs and other Hop-wide events and projects. This position is a key participant in the Hop’s programming collaborative. Represents the Managing Director/Executive Producer internally at the Hop and the College and externally in the performing arts field when needed.
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in education and experience
4-6 years of professional arts administration experience, or equivalent.
Significant experience in producing performances and with events planning, management, promotion and execution.
Strong leadership skills with a commitment to diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse community.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with strong written and verbal skills including a proven ability to interact with others with tact and diplomacy.
Enjoys a diverse and multi-faceted work environment that supports a variety of key functions of the Hopkins Center.
Strong organizational skills and ability to respond appropriately to pressures, deadlines and changes in priorities and schedules.
Proficient with computer applications including software and web-based tools to develop high quality internal and external communications.
Initiative, sound judgment and ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Availability and willingness for evening and weekend work.
Passion for the arts and working with students and a commitment to joyful flexibility.
Experience working with college-aged populations.
Technical proficiency in digital communications.
Proficiency in setting up and operating small-scale lighting, sound and video equipment
Internal Number: 1125838
About Hopkins Center for the Arts, Dartmouth College
The Hopkins Center has served as the cultural hub of the Dartmouth College campus in Hanover, NH, since it first opened in November 1962. In 1988 the “Hop” was named by the National Endowment for the Arts as one of the nation’s exemplary performing arts centers.
Each year the Hop sells over 125,000 tickets to 100 or more live performances in virtually all genres of music, theater and dance, plus well over 200 film screenings and other events. The Hop also houses classrooms, studios and other facilities, as well as the offices of the Departments of Music and Theater.
The Hop offers a wide variety of co-curricular activities for arts majors and non-majors alike, and all Dartmouth students are eligible to participate on stage or behind the scenes. The Hop produces and presents the work of 8 professionally directed student music and dance ensembles. The Hop’s Student Workshops program provides well-equipped woodworking, jewelry and pottery studio facilities, and offers professional instruction from beginning to advanced levels.
Venues at the Hopkins Center include the 900-seat Spaulding Auditorium, the 480-seat Moore Theater, the Warner Bentley Theater, a flexible “black box” ...space with up to 180 seats, a small recital hall, plus rehearsal and practice rooms for music and drama. Art facilities include workshops, studios, and galleries.