Portland’5 Centers for the Arts is a leader in expert performing arts venue management, overseeing the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Keller Auditorium and Antoinette Hatfield Hall, which includes the Brunish Theatre, the Newmark Theatre and the Dolores Winningstad Theatre. Home to arts organizations such as Oregon Ballet Theatre, the Oregon Symphony and the Portland Opera, it’s among the largest performing arts centers in the US with approximately 1000 performances and 950,000 attendees annually and generates an average of $60 million in regional spending and more than 1000 jobs each year. The five theatres at Portland’5 have show cased countless events over the years including Broadway shows, concerts, comedy shows, plays, children’s theatre, lectures, dance and much more.
The Director of Programming, Booking and Marketing heads up the booking and marketing department. The primary focus of this position is Portland’5 Presents-the programming arm of the venue. This position generates revenue by promoting and selling Portland’5 Centers for the Arts (Portland’5) venues and services. It also programs and supports a robust education program targeting disadvantaged schools, diverse programs that meet community needs as well as innovative arts programming.
Responsibilities include supervising and coordinating the activities of staff involved in marketing, selling and booking events; interfacing with other departments regarding Portland’5 Presents programming and activities; assisting in the development and implementation of departmental policies, procedures, goals and objectives; and department budget preparation, monitoring and forecasting. This position is part of the Portland’5 senior executive team.
Portland’5 is operated by Metro and managed by the Metropolitan Exposition and Recreation Commission. For more information about Portland’5 visit www.portland5.com.
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Bachelor’s degree in marketing, arts or business administration, theater or a related field, and a minimum of four years of programming experience in a public assembly facility such as a performing arts center or comparable building with particular emphasis on working with promoters, artists agents and community arts organizations. Experience curating a season and programming an education series preferably within a performing arts center environment is preferred but not required. Graduation from the International Association of Venue Manager’s Venue Management School desired but not a requirement.
Portland'5 Centers for the Arts is a leader in expert performing arts venue management, overseeing Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Keller Auditorium and the Brunish Theatre, Newmark Theatre and Dolores Winningstad Theatre in Antoinette Hatfield Hall.