Careers with TRG Arts
Careers at TRG Arts


Help us get results for arts and cultural organizations.

TRG's staff team represents some of the best and brightest minds in the arts industry today. We look for team members who can contribute to our expertise, advance our intellectual curiosity, and share our passion for the arts.


Lead Software Developer (posted February 11, 2019)

Client Development Coordinator (posted March 22, 2019)

Who we are

TRG Arts is a results-driven consulting firm dedicated to the arts and entertainment field. We use data to develop strategies that help clients achieve the kind of results that achieve working capital and loyal patronage. In short, TRG works with clients on strategic practices for sustainability.

TRG Arts was created in 1995 by our late founder, Rick Lester. We are based in beautiful Colorado Springs, Colorado at the TRG Arts Center for Results. Our 35 team members believe in making change that helps arts communities thrive. The Center for Results is TRG’s learning, teaching, and consulting center in which we host clients, partners, and friends in the national and international arts and cultural sector.

Informed by data, TRG consultants and analysts guide growth to achieve results.  We work with clients in these three core areas of our business:

  • Consulting: TRG transforms organizations through strategies that increase organizational capacity and result in sustaining revenue growth. Through pricing, patron loyalty, and data counsel, we grow stronger, longer patron relationships and revenue. Learn more about our work in patron loyalty and in pricing.
  • Data & analytics services: How can arts marketers and fundraisers must build personal relationships with a database of thousands of patrons? Researching audiences informs the strategic action that can lead to increased loyalty and revenue. Learn more>>
  • Community data networks: What if we could take all the data, from every ticketing/fundraising system in a community, and analyze it all in one place? TRG Community Networks do just this in over 20 locations throughout the U.S. Learn more>>

TRG values and culture

At TRG, we believe performing arts and cultural organizations help communities thrive. Arts and culture strengthen communities by helping people learn, heal, and simply have fun!  And, it’s our arts and cultural organizations that play a specific role in curating and enabling these community experiences.

We believe in people. Our people are what make TRG who we are. We are a group who believe in the arts and are smart, curious, dynamic, and hard working.

We value fun. Whether that is spending time with family, volunteering, hiking, mountain biking, singing in a choir, or playing in an orchestra, TRG encourages work life balance.

TRG Arts strives to be an equal opportunities employer. In matters of recruitment and employment we will ensure that no individual receives less favorable treatment on the grounds of gender, race, ethnic or national origin, religious beliefs, marital status, sexual orientation, age or disability.

What people say about working at TRG


"I really esteem my colleagues in their experience, attitude, and aptitude. It’s phenomenal. TRG brings out the best, in that it’s an organization that seeks and cultivates life-long learning yet honors the individual."  

-Anita Hansen, Senior Consultant

"The environment at TRG is one of passionate, like-minded folks gathering together to solve the problems of the arts admin world—and doing it well. I really enjoy working with all of our clients, who are so smart, each in their own way."

-Claudia van Poperingen, Director of Data Services

Get to know team TRG better. Check out our staff profiles>>

Where we are

Global Headquarters: The TRG Arts Center for Results in Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs sits at the base of Pikes Peak, one of Colorado’s “14er” mountains at over 14,000 feet of elevation. The city is home to some of the best outdoor recreation the state has to offer. The TRG Arts Center for Results is in the heart of downtown Colorado Springs near a variety of local shops, restaurants, galleries, and museums. With a view of Pikes Peak to the west, you are never more than a few minutes away from some of the best hiking, cycling and rock climbing in the U.S. The Pikes Peak region is also home to more than 300 nonprofit arts, cultural, and humanities groups. Our local nonprofit arts organizations generate $72 million in annual economic impact and creative industries are the 5th largest employment cluster in the state of Colorado.

Benefits for Global Headquarters:

Some of the benefits TRG offers in the US include:

  • Company social events
  • Career development and training
  • Mentorship
  • Bonus Program
  • 3 weeks paid time off, including the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day
  • Paid sick leave
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance options
  • Long-term disability
  • 401(k)
  • Flexible Spending Account plan

How to apply

If there are open positions, please carefully read the descriptions listed below, then submit your resume and cover letter to .

Open position descriptions


Lead Software Developer

Reports to: Director of Data Operations and Applications

Positions Supervised: Software Developer
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Salary: Commensurate with experience; fully benefited

TRG Arts seeks a Lead Software Developer responsible for promoting continuous improvement by leading the development and maintenance of essential business application software. It will be your responsibility to manage the entire software development lifecycle from requirements collection and design all the way to release.

This position requires someone who is highly skilled at managing relationships with internal staff and thinks strategically about corporate and departmental needs. The realities require investments in continual process improvement, but the successful candidate must be ready to jump in to handle fires as they occur.  This position is ideal for someone who takes initiative, offers solutions where there are opportunities, and brings integrity and dependability to the work.  Self-motivation and a positive outlook will be rewarded with an opportunity to grow and develop. 

Major Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical leadership that allows team to expand their technical skills and professional development. 
  • Collection and documentation of requirements for new project initiatives; work with team to design, implement, and test software applications. 
  • Develop new software and perform upgrades and/or fixes to existing software  
  • Development of user stories, time estimates, and work plans 
  • Maintain high code quality standards within the team by establishing good practices and habits 
  • Evaluation and integration of 3rd party software products 
  • Provide second level support to business users 
  • Maintenance and support of hardware infrastructure including servers, SAN, and network hardware. 
  • Remain up to date with the latest software and computer technology 
  • Assume additional responsibilities as assigned.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science or related field
  • 4+ years of C#, ASP.NET MVC, Entity Framework, JavaScript ES6, Vue.js or similar frontend frameworks, HTML5, CSS3, SQL Server, T-SQL, SSIS 
  • Strong understanding of the SDLC (cradle to grave) 
  • Employee must have good oral and written communication skills and a high attention to detail and organization.
  • Ability to work independently and proactively manage relationships is essential. Analytical, motivated, focused and highly organized individuals will perform best in this position.

How to apply:

To apply, please send resume and cover letter via email specifying how you meet the required qualifications to: 

TRG Arts Recruiting
90 S. Cascade Ave.
Suite 510
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Client Development Coordinator

Reports to: VP of Client Development
Location: Colorado Springs, CO, USA
Salary: Commensurate with experience; fully benefited

We’re looking for someone who loves the details, who self-identifies as an excellent administrator and wants to build a career managing the systems, processes and procedures that help our sales team thrive. The ideal individual will be good with people and great with processes. 

The Client Development Coordinator will support the Client Development Team (CDT) as it generates new sales leads, manages prospective clients, and assists in marketing and communication campaigns for TRG’s products and services. 

Major Responsibilities:

The Client Development Coordinator will work in TRG’s Colorado Springs offices and will be responsible for supporting a global Client Development team as follows:   

Business Development

    • Support sales presentations (e.g. for Preview Days and Executive Summits) by coordinating with sales representatives, consulting analysists and prospective clients, including schedule management, data intake and presentation assembly 
    • Create and update sales opportunity records on behalf of sales team and for online course registrations 
    • Provide data for regular sales pacing and portfolio meetings 
    • Draft contracts for prospective clients  

Database Administration 

Serve as Salesforce administrator in support of both the Client Development and Client Service teams, including: 

  • Qualify, convert and assign inbound database leads for sales reps 
  • Monitor and manage data quality (e.g. duplicates, incomplete fields, job changes) 
  • Build/manage sales and marketing dashboards to track key metrics 
  • Build/manage automations in Process Builder to streamline data management 

Marketing & Communications 

  • Post content as directed on TRG website and social media channels 
  • Build marketing emails using Pardot and Engagement Studio marketing automation tools 
  • Proofread sales materials, proposals, marketing campaigns, case studies, etc. 

Industry Conferences 

Support Client Development in maximizing conference attendance, including handling conference registration and hotel reservations, researching attendees, arranging meetings with prospective clients, and finalizing and distributing presentation materials.

Event Logistics 

Manage hospitality details for TRG Executive Summits in Colorado Springs, including catering, transportation, hotel reservations, and print materials.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience 
  • Proficiency in MS Office 
  • Strong analytic and problem-solving skills, including the ability to create and follow processes for effective collaboration and timely work completion 
  • A gift for anticipating team needs proactively, before directed by others 
  • Clear, proactive communication skills with ability to think critically and strategically 
  • Ability to give and receive evaluation and criticism constructively 
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy with excellent follow-through 
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, changing environment 
  • Strong writing and proofreading skills

The ideal candidate also will have…

  • 1-2 years administrative experience on a team in which the timely, efficient delivery of complex, multi-phase work is accomplished by a high-performing team
  • Familiarity with or experience in the non-profit and/or arts and culture industry 
  • Experience working in Salesforce, Pardot and DotNetNuke 
  • Demonstrated effectiveness with social media channels, including Twitter 
  • Skill or experience in customer relationship management 
  • Experience with and understanding of communities that have been traditionally underserved by arts and culture nonprofits

How to apply:

To apply, please send resume and cover letter via email specifying how you meet the required qualifications to: 

TRG Arts Recruiting
90 S. Cascade Ave.
Suite 510
Colorado Springs, CO 80903


Upcoming Events

Executive Summits:


March 14-15, 2019 - TRG Arts Executive Summit; York, England

May 9-10, 2019 - TRG Arts Executive Summit; Colorado Springs, CO


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