Auditorium Program Manager

Summary Description:

The Auditorium Program Manager will conceive, plan, and supervise auditorium programs for the museum, contribute to overall strategic planning, and collaborate with other staff for approaches to promotions, community engagement, and institutional partnerships, as well as coordinate auditorium rental activities.

Full-time; Exempt


  • Create a plan and strategy for programs to serve current and new audiences, aligning with the Museum’s mission and goals.
  • Research and implement programs including film events, music series, and collaborations with partner organizations, artists, and arts professionals. 
  • Develop internal programming to maximize attendance, visitor engagement, and revenue generation.
  • Steward relationships with current and potential collaborators.
  • Collaborate with colleagues on programming opportunities including involvement with the curatorial, education, marketing, and membership departments.
  • Stay current on film industry news and activities and work directly with distributors.
  • Develop and maintain programming and facilities budget.
  • Schedule, negotiate fees, and manage all in-house aspects of auditorium rentals and bookings.
  • Coordinate with the marketing team to promote events and programs.
  • Manage auditorium staff.
  • Be an active physical presence at events and programs in the film, music, and theatre community.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree and 3+ years of relevant work experience.
  • Knowledge of commercial film distribution, including familiarity with specialty distributors, studios, and archival collections. 
  • Knowledge of performing arts and a range of music genres, including general production and logistics experience.
  • Event planning and management experience.
  • Intellectual curiosity, creativity, and enthusiasm for bringing distinctive programs to a broad public in accessible ways. 
  • Commitment to diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse community.
  • Strong time management, organizational, and multi-tasking skills; able to set priorities and meet deadlines as well as work independently and with minimal supervision. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. 
  • Ability to collaborate, internally and externally, and cultivate strong relationships with community partners, donors, and colleagues. 
  • A positive and professional attitude with strong diplomacy and customer service skills. 
  • Working knowledge of computer software such as Microsoft Office Suite, database programs, and scheduling software. 
  • Experience collaborating with non-profit arts organizations. 
  • Ability to work evening and weekend events.

    To apply: Please submit resume information to our online application here.