Production and Development Associate - Entry Level

Lineage Performing Arts Center

Pasadena, CA

Compensation: $16 an hour, this position is part-time working between 16-24 hours per week.

Effective Date: Immediate

About Lineage:

Lineage is a nonprofit home for connecting through the arts in Pasadena, founded by the Lineage Dance Company. We produce our own performances of theater, dance and music, and serve as a home for visiting artists to produce their own work. In addition to production, we want to create opportunities for individuals to grow and advance through education. We teach artist residencies in local public schools, and in 2009 we founded the Dance For Joy program: a series of free acting, dance, and voice classes for people with neurological challenges like Parkinson's, MS, TBI, Alzheimer's and dementia, and stroke.

Lineage's vision of a community is one where the arts are accessible to all. We aim to tell the stories of all walks of life and are committed to fostering diversity and inclusion within our own artists, staff, and patrons. For more information visit

Position Overview:

The Production and Development Associate is an entry-level position that will work closely with the Executive Director and Artistic Director to execute tasks and projects related to dance, theatre, music, and other live event production; marketing; development; and day-to-day operations of the Lineage Performing Arts Center. The Production and Development Associate will be involved in taking on some of the organization’s community outreach (attending local neighborhood association meetings, school partner meetings, and other community meetings and events).

The Production and Development Associate will also supervise artists and teachers using Lineage’s new extra studio in our new permanent home in Pasadena, opening in Fall. This new position will assist the executive director on special fundraising events, campaigns, and grant documentation and reporting.

Additional responsibilities include:

-Designing marketing and development materials -Communications and management of site rentals -Social media copywriting and posting
-Press release writing and editing

-Assisting in grant writing and grant calendar management -Assisting with media correspondence
-Data entry and organization
-Filing and office organization

-Site management duties
-Office errands
-Vendor research
-Additional responsibilities as needed -Photoshop (preferred)

- Bilingual is a plus


We are looking for someone who is excited and enthusiastic about the performing arts and would love an opportunity to join a growing team. The ideal candidate is local and/or familiar with Pasadena and is eager to learn the ins and outs of a non-profit. This individual should be adaptable and be able to jump in where needed to help with the varied work it takes to run our organization. Knowledge of Google Drive is desired, as well as familiarity with Microsoft Office. Strong written and verbal communication skills are required. Bilingual is a plus.

To Apply:

Please e-mail your resume and cover letter to Debbie Ortiz at [email protected] and include “Production and Development Associate” in the subject line of your email.

Application Deadline:

Continuous until position filled. 

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