Job Posting Date: February 25th, 2017

(Seasonal) Project Coordinator Position

Milwaukee Public Theatre is hiring for a seasonal, 10-hour per week coordinator position that runs from March 15, 2017 - June 30, 2017. The Coordinator will serve as liaison between United Performing Arts Fund staff and local performance artists for the purpose of producing performances at Milwaukee workplaces. This position has the possibility to extend through the end of year.



  • Receive and confirm performance requests from UPAF staff

  • Procure artists and coordinate on-boarding per MPT procedures

  • Responsible for the final outcome of each event (Professionalism and Quality), which will require occasional on-site coordination and artist management

  • Capture and organize photo and video documentation of performances appropriate for funder reports and social media posting.

  • Create and update UPAF reports to streamline approval and payment process

  • Assist Executive Director with various project and marketing-related tasks



  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail

  • High level of professionalism

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Organized and able to independently track progress and completion of projects; ownership of and accountability for project completion and at a high standard

  • Consistent and reliable

  • Must be fluent in Word, Excel and Google Drive/Google Sheets software

  • Must have personal computer and internet access

  • Experience managing/staffing freelance artists a plus

  • Experience producing or programming events/shows a plus


Compensation and Benefits

  • Competitive hourly rate - 10-20 hours per week

  • $30/month mobile phone stipend

  • Semi-flexible work location

  • Semi-flexible schedule


To Apply

  • Please submit: resume, cover letter highlighting experience relevant to this job posting, two professional references as a PDF document attachment to:

  • Last day to Apply: March 15th, 2017