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Company Manager - A.I.M by Kyle Abraham

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CONTACT INFORMATION
COMPANY: A.I.M by Kyle Abraham
DATE POSTED: 10/26/2021
WEB SITE: aimbykyleabraham.org/jobs
PHONE #: 2126916500
E-MAIL: jobs@aimbykyleabraham.org
ADDRESS: PO Box #986
New York City, NY 10113

Listing Information:

Location:New York, NY
Reports to:General Manager
Status:Full-time
Salary:$55,000 - $58,500 commensurate with experience; comprehensive benefits package
including medical, dental, vision insurance, paid-time off, paid sick leave, matching retirement plan.
Application Deadline:open until filled; applications received by November 16 will be prioritized
Ideal Start Date:December 2021 - January 2022
A.I.M by Kyle Abraham seeks a highly motivated and proactive individual to join its growing staff as
Company Manager. The Company Manager is primarily responsible for all administrative and
logistical matters involving Company dancers and Company touring. The Company Manager
supports the company’s robust touring schedule as the main point of contact on all domestic and
international tours and residencies (A.I.M tours 20-25 weeks out of each calendar year); and
provides additional administrative support to the company’s administrative operations.
The Company Manager reports to the General Manager, and collaborates closely with the
Rehearsal Director, Production Stage Manager, and Artistic personnel.
About the Company
Founded in 2006 by award-winning choreographer Kyle Abraham, A.I.M by Kyle Abraham is a
Black-led contemporary dance company that provides multifaceted performances, educational
programming, and community-based workshops. The mission of A.I.M by Kyle Abraham is to create
a body of dance-based work that is galvanized by Black culture and history. The work, informed by
and made in conjunction with artists across a range of disciplines, entwines a sensual and
provocative vocabulary with a strong emphasis on music, text, video, and visual art. While
grounded in choreographer Kyle Abraham’s artistic vision, A.I.M draws inspiration from a multitude
of sources and movement styles. For more information, please visit aimbykyleabraham.org.
A.I.M provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.
A.I.M prohibits discrimination and harassment based on gender, race, national origin, religion, age,
sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or
marital/partnership status.
A.I.M values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages applications from ALL qualified
candidates.
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Key Roles and Responsibilities:
Tour Planning and Company Management
●Travels with the company on all tours, residencies, and intensives serving as main point of
contact for dancers
●Serves as A.I.M representative and company liaison with presenters, stakeholders, and
general public while on tour
●Coordinates and books company travel and prepares travel and tour itineraries for
performances and residencies, confirming accurate hotel and flight logistics
●Manages company google calendar ensuring tour and residencies information is up to date
and accurate; and records dancer scheduling conflicts
●Prepares work permit and visa applications for foreign touring
●Works with venue staff to ensure all hospitality needs are met, and provide additional
hospitality support for the Company as needed
●Tour Budget Oversight: Manages petty cash on tour and maintains receipts/financial
records for General Manager and Finance Manager, calculates and advances per diem
payments for all travelers
●Responds to medical emergencies and other emergencies that may arise while on tour
●Assists Production Stage Manager and Rehearsal Director with co. luggage transport, and
travels to storage when needed
Administration and Operations
●In collaboration with Rehearsal Director, tracks full and part-time dancer hours for payroll
ensuring accurate compensation
●Documents audience totals and touring schedule for archival and development purposes
●Sends weekly touring updates to dancers and staff
●Coordinates volunteers to sell A.I.M merchandise and train them for sales on the day of
each performance
●Maintains up to date inventory of merchandise and handle online merchandize orders,
returns, and exchanges
●Provides logistical & hospitality support for NYC productions, APAP showings,
fundraisers/galas, etc
●Assists General Manager with obtaining music right contacts, keeping an updated
database, and flagging for renewals
●Other duties as the General Manager and/or Executive Director may consider necessary for
the proper execution of the company’s administrative work
Covid-19 Compliance and Safety Planning
●Participates in the development, implementation, and updates of A.I.M’s Safety Plan for
rehearsal, touring, and other in-person activity
●Collects tracks, and logs weekly test results and performance-day test results
●Reviews daily screening surveys completed by those entering A.I.M rehearsals or managed
spaces
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●Researches and coordinates on-tour testing; when traveling on tour serves as main
logistical testing point of contact and collects results
●Tracks and logs proof of vaccination cards and passports for all A.I.M employees,
collaborators, and guests
●Available to respond to time-sensitive COVID-19 developments on tour as needed and with
the support of the internal Covid-19 Task Force
Ideal Candidate:
●Experience in a performing arts organization, or relevant equivalent experience preferred
●Understanding of and experience with national and international touring preferred
●Superb organizational, communication, and time management skills, with excellent attention
to detail
●Strong interpersonal skills with a positive and outgoing personality
●Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment while managing multiple priorities and
deadline-driven tasks
●Ability to effectively work collaboratively within department and across organization to support Artistic activities
●Able to think ahead, maintain self-driven initiative, and exercise excellent decision making
skills
●Flexible schedule and ability to work evenings and weekends
●Valid driver’s license and ability to rent a vehicle preferred.
●High level of computer proficiency with knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets,
databases, and graphics programs
●COVID-19 vaccination or willingness to receive COVID-19 vaccination
●Love of travel!
Application: To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, and at least three references to
jobs@aimbykyleabraham.org and include “Company Manager” in the subject line.
All applications and expressed interest in this position will be handled confidentially. No phone calls
please.

Salary: $55,000 - $58,500

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