Education and Community Programs Manager

The Broad Stage

Santa Monica, CA


Department: Education & Community Programs

Reports To: Director of Education & Community Programs



The Education & Community Programs Manager oversees Education & Community Programs activities for The Broad Stage both on site and with community partners. The Manager oversees The Broad Stage K-14 Programs and provides leadership in the field of arts education. This position oversees the Program Coordinator, Production Assistant(s) and Intern(s), and reports to the Director of Education & Community Programs.



  • Support Director of Education & Community Programs in building relationships with community partners, including Santa Monica College and Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District.
  • Represent Education & Community Programs at The Broad Stage at internal and external events.
  • Oversee content, staffing, budget and implementation of the Student Matinee program.  
  • Create and manage program structure of Teaching/Artist Collaborative (TAC).
  • Write K-14 curriculum in collaboration with the Education & Community Programs team, TAC and consultants in accordance with California State and VAPA Standards.
  • Oversee content and facilitation for Professional Development Workshops.  
  • Supervise and evaluate program data and demographic collection for the season.
  • Interface with colleagues in the field to ensure all programs remain at the cutting edge of the industry standard.
  • Prepare annual budget with Director of Education & Community Programs and COO; budget oversite tracking and reporting all department spending.
  • Generate and maintain contact lists and relations with SMMUSD and SMC administration, schools/departments, and teachers.
  • Coordinate the creation of curriculum video content in relation to Student Matinees and department programs.
  • Contribute written content for all Education & Community Programs marketing and outreach materials.
  • Collaborate with Marketing Department on print pieces, website pages, photographic needs, ticket offers to community, social media; interface with graphic designers to ensure high standard and completion of materials.
  • Guide grant writer(s) on program content and grant fulfillment objectives.
  • Support Marketing and Development in new/existing patron and member relations and acquisition.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Director of Education & Community Programs.



  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree or work experience in related field; Master’s degree favored, but not required.               
  • Minimum three years arts education experience within a performing arts organization, museum, school or other non-profit setting. 
  • Experience writing curriculum; arts integration, social emotional learning and social justice platforms.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English. Fluency in Spanish is a plus.
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe Design Suite. Experience with Patron Manager a plus.
  • Thrive in a fast paced, dynamic and deadline oriented setting. 
  • Self-motivated, independent and community driven.
  • Willing to working evening and weekend performances and events as assigned.


This is a full-time exempt position, with health benefits, 401K, paid vacation, and holidays.


Interested candidates should e-mail resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to:

[email protected] 

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