Member, Board of Directors

Passage Theatre Company

Posted: 3/7/2019

Position Type: Board (Unpaid)

Function: Other

Primary domain: Arts, Culture and Humanities

City: Trenton

Postal code: 08605

State: New Jersey

Country: United States

Organization Information:

Budget:

$0 - $1M

Website:

passagetheatre.org

Mission statement:

Passage Theatre Company is committed to creating and producing socially relevant new plays and arts programming that deeply resonate with and reflect our community. Through professional productions, educational programs, and community engagement, we present diverse perspectives and new voices that inspire audiences and invigorate the art of live theatre. 

Position Details:

Job Description:

About Us:

Founded in 1958, Passage Theatre Company is housed in the historic Mill Hill Playhouse located in Trenton, New Jersey.  Passage Theatre Company is committed to creating and producing socially relevant new plays as well as arts programming that mirrors the lived experiences of our community members. Through professional productions, educational programs, and community outreach, we present diverse perspectives and new voices that inspire audiences and invigorate the art of live theatre. Passage focuses on new work to provide a platform to advance and diversify theater.  Passage believes in the power of the arts to transform lives.

 

Responsibilities of each member of the Board of Directors:

  • Know the organization’s mission, policies, programs, ands needs
  • Faithfully read and understand the organization’s financial statements
  • Serve as an active advocate and ambassador for the organization, and fully engage in identifying and securing the financial resources and partnerships necessary for Passage Theatre to advance its mission
  • Leverage personal connections, networks, and resources to develop collective action to fully achieve Passage Theatre’s mission to benefit the organization’s fundraising and reputational standing, and to influence public policy
  • Give a meaningful personal financial donation
  • Prepare for, attend, and conscientiously participate in all board meetings.Currently, the Board meets six (6) times per year.We contemplate reducing the number of board meetings next fiscal year.
  • Faithfully read and understand the organization’s financial statements
  • Participate fully in at least one standing committee.The standing committees are: Finance, Board Development and Resource Development.

Qualifications:

Desired knowledge/skills of a Director of the Board:

  • Demonstrated commitment to promotion of the arts and the mission of Passage Theatre
  • Background or knowledge in one or more of the following areas: public education, publicity/marketing, social marketing, strategic planning, finance, accounting, or law is desirable
  • Willingness to develop skills related to board responsibilities which includes cultivating and soliciting sources of funding, cultivating and recruiting board members and other volunteers, and reviewing and understanding financial statements.

Benefits:

N/A

Salary:

Unpaid Board Position

Posting Expiration Date:

9/7/2019

How to Apply:

Interested applicants, kindly submit questions and/or a CV, and brief statement of interest to the attention of Yvette Lanneaux via email to:


[email protected]


 

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