Location and Job Title:
Arts & Ideas Producer
JCC of San Francisco
3200 California St
San Francisco, CA 94118
KEY ROLE WITHIN THE ORGANIZATION:
Reporting to the Director of Arts & Ideas, the Arts & Ideas Producer is responsible for booking guests, generating new programs and experiences and developing new audiences and community partnerships. The Producer will facilitate new relationships with guest speakers, moderators, thought leaders, and community collaborators from a variety of industries and fields including but not limited to, entertainment, politics, technology, finance and the arts. In consultation with the Roots & Culture leadership team and the Director of Arts & Ideas, this role will be responsible for generating unique and innovative programs in addition to identifying and securing community relationships that are aligned with JCCSF demographics and values.
- Generate, pitch, develop, execute, and evaluate new programming concepts and experiences for Arts & Ideas series of talks, conversations, and performances.
- Facilitate relationships with guest speakers, artists, performers, moderators, influencers, thought leaders, agents, publicists, and community partners. Manage and cultivate talent.
- Responsible for producing high profile, large scale, ticketed, live public programs from inception to execution, including coordinating all logistical details with talent, collaborators, and internal JCCSF departments.
- Stay up to date with current trends and new talent, and curate compelling and relevant programs designed for target audiences.
- Research, pursue and execute opportunities that cultivate innovative and unique programming ideas and collaborations in concert with marketing and development teams.
- Stay current with industry trends, new talent, new venues, and competitive analysis.
- Liaise with Marketing, Customer Service, PR, and Event Services to develop new audiences and increase ticket sales.
- Work with Arts & Ideas' existing programs and relationships to maximize growth opportunities.
- Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.
- Work with Development, research, write, and report on select components of grant proposals and reports
- Bachelor's Degree and/or comparable work experience within the live event or content generation arenas.
- 5+ years' experience of talent booking and/or live event concept development.
- Possesses current rolodex of relevant high-profile contacts and has experience working with high profile talent.
- A passion for popular culture, current events, music, dance, film, and new media with a proven ability to identify new and upcoming talent and trends.
- Demonstrated ability to generate innovative and unique programming ideas.
- Proven capability of managing detailed projects from conception through to delivery and evaluation.
- High-level of research and presentation skills accompanied by a strong proficiency in the use of both online tools and Microsoft Office Suite.
- Demonstrable experience of working on simultaneous, multiple complex projects.
- Ability to take initiative and research contacts.
- Work both independently as well as collaboratively as part of a team.
- Commitment to the mission and goals of the JCCSF
- Knowledge of live event production a plus
STATUS: Exempt, Management, Benefited
HOURS: 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday. Flexibility required to work frequent event weekday evenings, holidays, and weekends.
Urban and inclusive, the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco (JCCSF) celebrates our vibrant city and its people. We explore Jewish culture and traditions as a pathway for joyful, meaningful living. We're a community for everyone, using the power of gathering together to share, inspire, support and restore. The JCCSF is located in San Francisco, CA at 3200 California Street (at Presidio) and welcomes more than 4,500 visitors through its doors daily.