Employment Opportunities

Employment opportunities will be posted on this webpage, no phone calls, please. Thank you.

It is the policy of the Mann Center for the Performing Arts to provide equal employment in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship. All conditions and privileges of employment are administered to all employees without discrimination or discriminatory harassment because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.


  

 

CONTROLLER

Company Description: The Mann Center for the Performing Arts is an outdoor amphitheater located in Philadelphia’s beautiful Fairmount Park with a 14,000 person capacity for Main Stage events. The Mann is renowned for its artistic excellence and innovation, bringing some of the biggest names in rock, jazz, and cultural performances to Philadelphia audiences. The 2013 summer season marked the debut of significant renovations, including a grand promenade, a new “great lawn” and the return of our Skyline Stage. 

Reports to: CFO 

The Controller prepares the monthly financial reporting package, and provides financial statement analysis, budget, and audit support. 

Main Responsibilities: 

  • Guides and monitors the month-end close process to ensure timely financial statement reporting. 
  • Reviews and reconciles quarterly payroll tax reports with general ledger payroll expense; checks online to be sure federal tax payments have been made. 
  • Makes any necessary monthly journal entries, including depreciation, recognition of prepaid expense, accruals, reversal of accruals, reclasses of expenses or income, etc. 
  • Maintains copies of all grants and receivables and reviews all grants to ensure that financial reporting requirements of funders are being met. 
  • Produces monthly financial statements, including Statement of Financial Position, Statement of Activities with comparisons to budget, Cash Flow Statement, Rolling Forecast, and Memo pointing out significant information. Submits reports to and reviews with Senior Vice President & COO and President. 
  • Produces monthly expense reports by department with comparisons of actual to budget. 
  • Reviews, reconciles and posts development deposits imported from donor database into Financial Edge. 
  • Sets up new grants in Financial Edge. 
  • Produces grant expense reports as needed for Development. 
  • Prepares 1099’s for vendors at the end of each calendar year. 
  • Maintains all contract files. 
  • Is responsible for monitoring outstanding checks and reporting as required by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. 
  • Attends finance & audit committee and/or board meetings to assist the president in the presentation of monthly financial statement reports. 

 

  • Reconciles general ledger and maintains work papers for all balance sheet and bank accounts monthly. 
  • Updates the Net Asset Roll forward quarterly. 
  • Oversees and manages external auditors in the completion of the annual financial statement and program audit(s). 
  • As needed, answers accounting and financial questions from the President and CFO. 
  • Serves as back-up for Accounting Manager function. 

 

Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting; MBA or CPA preferred 
  • Seven or more years supervisory/controllership/CFO experience required 
  • Non-profit accounting experience preferred 
  • Knowledge of Financial Edge, or other accounting software 
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Excel 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of financial reporting and audit support 
  • Superior attention to detail, with excellent analytical skills 

 

To apply for this position, please submit a résumé and cover letter to Sam Yurow at Syurow@manncenter.org

It is the policy of the Mann Center for the Performing Arts to provide equal employment in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship. All conditions and privileges of employment are administered to all employees without discrimination or discriminatory harassment because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law. 

To Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter to  Sam Yurow at syurow@manncenter.org with ‘Controller’ as the subject line.


 

FESTIVAL SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN: (1 Position)

This position reports to the Festival Artistic Director and Digital Marketing Manager. 

This internship is project-based and is intended to correspond with the timeline of our 2015 Festival Programming. As such, candidates with a desire to continue with the project from late fall 2014 – August/September 2015 are preferred. Hours are flexible/negotiable with event attendance required.

Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to):

- Collaborate with the Mann’s marketing, programming, education & community engagement staff; PR firm; and festival partners in promoting the Mann’s 2015 Festival Programs and Performances via social media
- Attend festival events to generate real-time and post-event content
- Support Digital Marketing Manager with Data Analysis for Festival online content including:

  • Google Analytics Reports
  • Social Media engagement and response tracking
  • Effectiveness of email campaigns, digital advertising, and paid social

Recordkeeping including:

  • Overall festival and event-specific marketing plans and social calendars
  • Monitor media coverage; keep digital and hard copy logs of all media clips
  • Create, monitor and log calendar listings and other cross-promotional online efforts
  • Update event pages, recap posts, and newsroom on manncenter.org
  • General office tasks such as filing, copying, updating contacts, spreadsheets, etc., and other administrative assignments as needed
  • Light graphic design

Requirements:

  • MS Office
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Strong visual presentation skills
  • Photoshop skills required. Additional knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite helpful.
  • Familiarity with Drupal and/or html helpful
  • Photography and/or videography experience a plus
  • Interest in non-profit arts
  • The candidate must have excellent interpersonal, problem solving, and organizational skills
  • Previous work experience required; students with marketing, public relations, social media, and/or music industry-related experience are encouraged. Rising junior/senior student intern preferred.  
To Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter to  Jim Washau, Digital Marketing Manager at  JWashkau@manncenter.org with ‘Festival Intern’ as the subject line.