4/28/2011

kef theatrical productions presents FIRST PRIZE by Israela Margalit



Date: April 28 – May 21, 2011
Thurs, Fri, Sat at 8:00, Mon at 7:30
(additional performance Sunday, May 1 at 7:30)
Location: The ArcLight Theatre – 152 West 71st Street, NYC
Between Broadway and Columbus (1, 2, 3, C to 72nd St.)
This world premiere production by renowned concert pianist and award-winning writer, Israela Margalit, explores a young woman's quest for glory and fulfillment in the cutthroat world of classical music. Inspired by her real-life experience, Margalit weaves a story of colorful characters with wit, charm, passion and dynamic classical music. The production features Margalit's piano playing from her numerous internationally acclaimed recordings.
Contact: For group discount rates contact info@kefproductions.com
Tickets: $18 - all performances

4/01/2011

Office Manager Position Available Women Make Movies



From cutting-edge documentaries that give depth to today’s headlines to films that push artistic and intellectual boundaries in all genres, Women Make Movies is the world’s leading distributor of independent films by and about women. WMM is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women of color, lesbians, and older women to apply.
We are looking for a smart, savvy, hardworking individual who can work independently in a busy, fast paced office. We want a superstar who is socially aware, feet firmly planted on the ground, and knows how to get the job done efficiently and effectively! Please have a strong sense of work ethic, especially with regard to showing up to work on time, every day. The right candidate will have at least two years experience in an office management position, with an understanding of office administration and maintenance, and excellent methods of communication. We are looking for someone to grow with the organization, who is able to understand the big picture, and who can successfully juggle multiple tasks in a productive and polite manner. The ideal candidate must also have a strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, be able to effectively prioritize, and must be willing and able to wear multiple hats.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
•Responsible for all day-to-day operations and functions of a 12-person office.
•Responsible for managing all aspects of the Front Desk, which includes supervision of receptionist/front desk intern, and when needed serving in the role of receptionist for the organization.
•Responsible for the Intern / Work Study Program •Primary liaison with Building Superintendent •Assist Administrative Manager with Human Resources (recruitment, hiring, training, insurance, payroll)
Skills, Qualifications and Other Requirements
•Mandatory 2 - 3 years experience working in an administrative position (preferably with some supervisory experience) •Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft platform.
•Proficiency using organizational contact database and mailing lists.
•Detail oriented and strong organization skills.
•Excellent writing/communication/customer service skills.
•Must be comfortable on phones!!
•Sense of humor appreciated.
•Experience with a non-profit or media arts organization helpful.
•Commitment to multi-cultural feminist media.
•Friendly, professional, and pleasant demeanor.
Founded in 1972, Women Make Movies (WMM) is a non-profit feminist, media arts organization dedicated to the distribution and exhibition of films by and about women. Women Make Movies’ Production Assistance (PA) Program provides assistance to emerging and experienced women directors in the production of new documentaries, fiction and experimental films.

HOW TO APPLY: Please email resume with a letter noting relevant experience and salary history to jobs@wmm.com. NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE. Please indicate Office Manager in the subject line and tell us where you saw the posting. Women Make Movies offers a competitive salary, as well as an excellent benefits package including employer-paid medical and dental insurance, long term disability, retirement plan, vacation, and paid holidays. Women Make Movies is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women of color, lesbians, and older women to apply.
Email: jobs@wmm.com