The Artistic Staff position will require 20-25 hours/week with a salary to be negotiated based on experience. Benefits include a holiday package, paid vacation/sick leave, retirement, and medical insurance subsidy.DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES
- Experience as a taiko performer and instructor.
- Interpersonal and communication skills.
- Ability to be culturally responsible within an equity, diversity, and inclusion framework.
- Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
- Proficiency with standard office technology (Microsoft Office, Google Suite), social media, and third-party ticketing programs (Eventbrite).
- Comfortable with occasional light and medium weight lifting (e.g., moving taiko drums).
- Occasional evening and weekend assignments.
- Personal vehicle available for work as needed.
Portland Taiko performs throughout the Pacific Northwest and offers quarterly classes and workshops to the general public. The ensemble has commissioned and collaborated with numerous artists including Kenny Endo, Tiffany Tamaribuchi, P.J. and Roy Hirabayashi, Obo Addy, and composer Kenji Bunch.
Portland Taiko recently worked with the Oregon Symphony and Fear No Music, performed from Seattle to Eugene, and built a Japanese-inspired festival float for the Rose Festival Starlight Parade. In 2019, Portland Taiko will celebrate its 25th anniversary by curating a museum exhibit on its history, co-hosting the North American Taiko Conference, and presenting a gala anniversary concert.
Portland Taiko is an equal opportunity employer. All decisions related to hiring, training, compensation, benefits, and promotion will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Portland Taiko will not discriminate against any individual in regards to hiring or any term or condition of employment because of an individual’s race, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender identification, national origin, ability, or age.CONTACT