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Our team includes full-time, part-time, and U of M student employees and volunteers who love the intersection of arts, entertainment, and education; want to make a difference in their community; and enjoy working with a group of talented and committed colleagues. The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer, and offers competitive salaries, generous benefits, and the prestige of working for one of Minnesota’s most beloved arts and educational institutions. Hours and schedules vary based on position and events. Open positions are posted here and also on all of Northrop’s social media channels when available.

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Business Development Manager

Northrop is hiring a Business Development Manager. 

Position Overview
University of Minnesota Tickets and Events (UMTE) at Northrop provides ticketing services to a customer portfolio that includes departments from all five University of Minnesota (UMN) campuses, and some community organizations using University venues for their events, representing a wide range of needs, products, and event types. The Business Development Manager (BDM) thrives in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, and enjoys representing Northrop and creating mutually beneficial relationships with customers and partners that continually focus on driving value through scalable software solutions that meet and exceed their needs. 

Northrop’s BDM is a driven individual with a passion for promoting, maintaining, and growing use of Northrop’s enterprise ticketing platform and related services across the UMN system. A strategic thinker, planner, and problem-solver, the BDM is responsible for helping Northrop and its customers obtain better brand recognition and financial growth, and their patrons to have a positive user experience. The BDM researches and stays up-to-date on the latest economic issues and trends in ticketing, arts and culture, university economics, and other industries represented by Northrop’s customers.

The BDM manages the work of the Business Development team of three full-time staff members who configure events, memberships, donations, registrations, and more in the AudienceView platform for its portfolio of internal customers across the UMN system, in alignment with Northrop’s strategic plan and priorities. They also work closely with Northrop’s box office team to provide exceptional customer service to patrons; the accounting/finance team to ensure timely, accurate financial transactions to clients; and the marketing and communications teams on brand alignment and promotional strategies and plans. The Business Development Manager reports to and works in partnership with the Director of Business Development & Customer Support who oversees ticketing, marketing, and communications. This is a full-time, 40 hour per week, professional and administrative (P&A) hybrid (remote and and on-site work) role, primarily working weekdays, and occasionally weekend and/or evening hours as needed based on the schedule of events requiring ticketing platform support.

Salary Range: $76,500 - $80,325

For more information and to apply:
External Applicant: https://hr.myu.umn.edu/jobs/ext/357632

Internal UMN Applicant: https://hr.myu.umn.edu/jobs/int/357632

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references.

U of M Student Positions and Internships

We offer a variety of part-time jobs and internships, especially for U of M students to gain experience in all areas of arts management including Marketing, Development, Production, Ticketing, Engagement, Front of House (ushering), and Programming. Open positions are posted here and announced on our social media channels, and are available both during the academic year and year-round. 


Now Hiring Student Interns

Marketing Intern

Job ID: 355588

The Marketing Intern is a member of the Business Development & Customer Support team and supports a variety of projects that support the mission, vision, and values of Northrop, while giving the intern opportunities to learn and explore new skills. Job duties support Northrop’s programming of dance, music, comedy, and live podcast performances; films; gallery exhibits; and academic and engagement activities with goals of increasing visibility, deepening engagement, selling tickets, driving attendance, fundraising, and contributing to arts education. 

Job duties support Northrop’s programming of dance, music, comedy, academic, and engagement performances and activities, as well as the Northrop building, Bistro, and events hosted by Northrop’s resident departments or outside promoters/renters. The Marketing Intern follows all Northrop and UMN brand and style guides, and upholds the mission, vision, and values of Northrop and the UMN at all times. 

For more information and to apply, University of Minnesota student applicants please visit myu.umn.edu/student-jobs (Job ID: 355588)


Graphic Design/Video Production Intern

Job ID: 357187

The Graphic Design/Video Production Intern at Northrop assists the Marketing, Engagement, Education, Fundraising, Operations, Programming, and Ticketing teams with a variety of design and other projects that support the mission of Northrop while giving the intern opportunities to learn and explore new skills. The Graphic Design/Video Production Intern’s projects support the promotion of Northrop’s Dance, Music, and Film Series, plus Education, Engagement, and other Programming events, as well as Northrop’s building, residents, and outside promoters/renters. This position assists the Creative Director and Graphic Designer in creating dynamic graphics, videos, and visual content to help achieve Northrop and project goals. Applicants must be a current UMN undergraduate student. Hours range from 15-20 hrs/week with some availability needed on select weekends. Pay rate $15/hr.

For more information and to apply, University of Minnesota student applicants please visit myu.umn.edu/student-jobs (Job ID: 357187)