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Creative Enterprise Marketing Coordinator  — Posted 09/15/2014 - 9:00am
Reports To: Creative Enterprise Manager
Deadline to Apply: Fri, 09/26/2014

Job Description

Job Title:     Creative Enterprise Marketing Coordinator  

Location:     ArtWorks Administrative Office, 20 E. Central Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45202 

Hours:         24 hours per week (schedule can be flexible)

Rate of pay: $12/hour 

Reports to:  Creative Enterprise Manager 

Start Date:   Immediately 

Purpose:  The Creative Enterprise  Marketing Coordinator will assist the Creative Enterprise team in the marketing and promotion of ArtWorks’ Creative Enterprise initiatives, which includes but is not limited to: 

· ArtWorks Big Pitch, a pitch competition for creatives 

· CO.STARTERS, a business development program for creatives

· ArtWorks apprentice projects

· Others as needed

Key responsibilities include:                   

· Generating content for ArtWorks’ Facebook, Twitter and Instagram channels

· Recruiting talent for CO.STARTERS and Big Pitch

· Assisting in writing press releases, media alerts, and copy for promotional materials

· Speaking at community events on behalf of ArtWorks

· Other duties as assigned

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications and/or characteristics:

· Bachelor’s Degree or progress towards a degree in Marketing, Journalism, Graphic Design or other related fields;

· Superior verbal and written communication skills

· Keen eye for copy editing; 

· Familiarity with a variety of social media platforms (Facebook, Facebook Ads, Twitter, Constant Contact, WordPress, Instagram) 

· Interest in creative entrepreneurship and small business development;

· Flexibility, optimism, a good sense of humor, and the ability to receive and offer constructive feedback

· Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office programs; 

· Design skills and proficiency in Adobe Illustrator a plus

About ArtWorks

Founded in 1996, ArtWorks is an award-winning non-profit organization that empowers and inspires the creative community to transform our everyday environments through employment, apprenticeships, education, community partnerships, and civic engagement. ArtWorks’ Public Art Initiative creates innovate works that enrich Greater Cincinnati while providing job opportunities to youth and professional artists. ArtWorks’ ArtRx, transforms the lives of patients and their families through the healing power of art. Through Creative Enterprise, SpringBoard provides training and business courses to creative entrepreneurs. ArtWorks is generously funded by many community supporters including the City of Cincinnati, the Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr./US Bank Foundation, ArtsWave, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Ohio Arts Council. To learn more visit ArtWorksCincinnati.org.

To Apply:  Interested candidates should send resume, cover letter and two writing samples via email to Caitlin Behle at Caitlin@ArtWorksCincinnati.org by Friday, September 26, 2014. 

ArtWorks is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where a variety of backgrounds, cultures, orientations, ideas, and talents can flourish. 

 


 

ArtWorks

Director of Creative Enterprise — Posted 09/15/2014 - 9:00am
Reports To: VP, Programming and Operations
Deadline to Apply: Tue, 09/23/2014

Job Description

Job Title:                                 Director of Creative Enterprise 

Location:                                 ArtWorks Administrative Office, 20 E. Central Pkwy, Cincinnati, OH 

Hours:                                     Full time 

Rate of Pay:                           Starting Salary, $35,000 - $40,000 (commensurate with experience level); Employee benefits package includes health insurance, paid time off and savings plan.

Reports to:                             VP, Programming and Operations

Start date:                              Immediate

 

Purpose:   The Director of Creative Enterprise will be responsible for leading, managing and building ArtWorks initiatives that promote, train and support creative entrepreneurship in our region. This individual will be responsible for building new partnerships, setting strategic goals, creating and monitoring the budget and measuring program impact. The Director will oversee the Creative Enterprise Manager, as well as additional support staff and contractors. He/she will also work with the ArtWorks Leadership team to set priorities and the strategic direction of this initiative.  

 

Responsibilities:  

· Oversee CO.STARTERS (formerly SpringBoard), ArtWorks business development program targeting artists, artisans and creative entrepreneurs, by marketing to potential entrepreneurs, building awareness in the community, maintaining a relationship with licensing company, and identifying facilitators and specialists for the classes

· Oversee ArtWorks Big Pitch, a pitch event for creative small business owners, through marketing, creating timelines, coordinating mentoring/workshops/practice pitches, maintaining partnership with U.S. Bank and growing corporate support

· Build out and oversee a youth apprentice project in creative entrepreneurship that highlights local small businesses and/or Cincinnati’s assets 

· Develop and oversee a new Apprenticeship model that pairs creative youths with a local small business owners to learn a trade and/or skill

· Identify and  develop new programming that supports creative entrepreneurship among youth with assistance from the Talent Coordinator and Creative Enterprise Manager

· Grow ArtWorks network of entrepreneurs and business professionals to support CO.STARTERS and Big Pitch

· Develop and oversee Creative Enterprise Department Budget of $86,000+

· Develop, track and report outcomes measures

· Maintain current partnerships and work to build new strategic partnerships that add value and revenue to the Creative Enterprise initiative

· Collaborate with the Communications Director to set a timeline and market C.E. initiatives through a variety of media outlets

· Collaborate with the Development team to identify and strategize potential income sources

· Frequently work with the Design Manager for all print and electronic communication needs

· Foster collaboration across ArtWorks programming areas and support other ArtWorks programming initiatives and events as needed

· Build relationships among the entrepreneurship eco-system, positioning ArtWorks as a leader in creative entrepreneurship

· Prepare presentations for community, funders, trustees and other audiences 

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications, characteristics and abilities:   

· Excellent leadership skills

· Superior project and staff management capabilities

· Passion about entrepreneurship, the region and it’s creative talent

· Experience working with small businesses, both start-ups and established

· Ability to connect individuals to resources within the entrepreneur eco-system

· Ability to multi-task and remain organized, balancing a variety of obligations and priorities

· Ease in meeting and developing relationships with new people from diverse backgrounds

· Familiarity in working with artists, artisans, designers and other creative individuals

· Willingness to collaborate with ArtWorks programming, development and communications staff

· Proactive, deadline-driven leadership with ability to take initiative, balance priorities and meet deadlines

· Adaptably to potential change in course

· Experience speaking confidently to major funders and partners, sometimes in a public environment 

 

Credentials and Experience:

· Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Entrepreneurship, Economic Development, Business Administration or other related fields

· Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the entrepreneurship, economic development or small business development 

· Experience working with a non-profit organization either in a professional or volunteer capacity

About ArtWorks

Founded in 1996, ArtWorks is an award-winning non-profit organization that empowers and inspires the creative community to transform our everyday environments through employment, apprenticeships, education, community partnerships, and civic engagement.  ArtWorks’ Public Art Initiative creates innovate works that enrich Greater Cincinnati while providing job opportunities to youth and professional artists.  ArtWorks’ ArtRx, transforms the lives of patients and their families through the healing power of art. Through Creative Enterprise, SpringBoard provides training and business courses to creative entrepreneurs. Artwork has provided job opportunities for more than 2,500 youth artists and 500 professional artists, and has graduated 178 creative entrepreneurs and artisans from SpringBoard. ArtWorks is generously funded by many community supporters including the City of Cincinnati, the Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr./US Bank Foundation, ArtsWave, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Ohio Arts Council. To learn more or to support ArtWorks, visit ArtWorksCincinnati.org.

 

To apply: Interested candidates should send resume and a cover letter via e-mail to Katie Garber at kgarber@ArtWorksCincinnati.org by September 23, 2014. 


 

ArtWorks

Corporate Sponsorship Manager — Posted 09/15/2014 - 9:00am
Reports To: Director of Development
Deadline to Apply: Mon, 09/22/2014

Job Description

Job Title:                                 Corporate Sponsorship Manager

Location:                                 ArtWorks Administrative Office, 20 E. Central Pkwy, Cincinnati, OH 

Hours:                                     Full time, 50-60 hours / week

Rate of Pay:                           Salary, Starting at: $30,000 (commensurate with experience level); Employee benefits package includes health insurance, paid time off and savings plan.

Reports to:                             Director of Development

Start date:                              November 1, 2014

 

Purpose:  The Corporate Sponsorship Manager will serve as a key member of ArtWorks Development Team, and will develop and maintain corporate relations as related to institutional, project-based, and event-related funding and partnership support. This individual will be responsible for coordinating and managing institutional events including but not limited to the Secret ArtWorks and ArtWorks Breakfast annual fundraisers, in addition to programming and project-related dedications and celebrations throughout the year, as related to growing and maintaining corporate/sponsorship relations.  

 

Responsibilities

· Work to grow and maintain existing corporate sponsor and foundation relationships

· Work with the Development team to set corporate and sponsorship goals and strategies for solicitation

· Develop and coordinate sponsorship forms and proposals according to institutional programs, projects and event needs

· Develop and execute promotional presentations for corporate-related meetings, engagements and events

· Work to solicit corporate sponsorships for institutional initiatives, projects and events, including but not limited to Secret ArtWorks, ArtWorks Breakfast, ArtWorks Downtown Fund, and other special event and projects.

· Coordinate informational tours, lunches and receptions as related to attracting and retaining corporate sponsor relationships

· Work with Development Director to cultivate and maintain relationships through various fundraising campaigns. 

· Other duties as assigned

 

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications, characteristics and abilities

· Proven track record of closing business and generating revenue from corporate sponsors in a deadline driven environment

· Comfortable and at ease with cold calling and meeting people without being introduced

· A Driven Self-starter with ability to work without direction or prompting

· A proven success rate of 50% corporate sponsorships awarded or greater, over at least one fiscal year. 

· Proficient and comfortable with meeting goals set by manager

· At least 3 years of successful corporate development or sales experience for nonprofit organizations or similar for-profit entities

· Capable of creatively positioning sponsorship opportunities to new prospects

· Excellent organizational, problem-solving and decision making skills

· Detail oriented with an ability to work on several projects simultaneously, balance priorities and meet deadlines 

· Experience in Salesforce.com and Raiser’s Edge a significant advantage

· Comfortable working with trustees, volunteers, individuals and staff 

· Manage sensitive and confidential information with integrity

· Excellent personal and professional references

· Available for special events, with occasional weekend/evening work

· Must possess excellent written, verbal, telephone and interpersonal communications skills.

· Must be detail-oriented and have the ability to work on several projects simultaneously. 

· Highly Proficient in Word and Excel and PowerPoint

· Demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively with teams and committees.

· Experience and ease meeting and socializing with people from diverse backgrounds. 

 

The successful candidate will:                           

· Have a passion for the arts, education, creative enterprise and promoting healing through art.

· Be an excellent representative of ArtWorks

· Be a team-player, hard-working and an independent achiever with a “can do” attitude, must be comfortable in a fast-paced environment with frequent deadlines.

· Be flexible, optimistic, able to receive and provide constructive feedback, and possess a good sense of humor

· Able to work collaboratively with and in support of development staff and other ArtWorks team-members.

· Adhere to the utmost ethical standards, intuitive, considerate and kind

· Inquisitive and imaginative 

 

Credentials and Experience:

· Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Arts or Business Administration

· Minimum of three (3) years of successful development and revenue generating experience

· Experience working with a non-profit organization or related field 

· Sandlers Salesforce Training Graduate a plus

 

About ArtWorks

Founded in 1996, ArtWorks is an award-winning non-profit organization that empowers and inspires the creative community to transform our everyday environments through employment, apprenticeships, education, community partnerships, and civic engagement.  ArtWorks’ Public Art Initiative creates innovate works that enrich Greater Cincinnati while providing job opportunities to youth and professional artists.  ArtWorks’ ArtRx, transforms the lives of patients and their families through the healing power of art. Through Creative Enterprise, SpringBoard provides training and business courses to creative entrepreneurs. ArtWorks is generously funded by many community supporters including the City of Cincinnati, the Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr./US Bank Foundation, ArtsWave, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Ohio Arts Council. To learn more visit ArtWorksCincinnati.org.

 

To apply: Interested candidates should send resume, cover letter and two writing / grant samples via e-mail to Sara Lawellin at Sara@ArtWorksCincinnati.org by September 22, 2014.

 

ArtWorks is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where a variety of backgrounds, cultures, orientations, ideas, and talents can flourish.


 

Manifest Gallery Drawing Center (Part-Time)

Drawing Center Program Coordinator — Posted 09/12/2014 - 4:00pm
Reports To: Executive Director
Deadline to Apply: Mon, 10/06/2014

Job Description

Manifest is seeking a skillful, organized, and energetic person to fill the key position of

DRAWING CENTER PROGRAM COORDINATOR.

The ideal candidate for this key position will play an important role in the operation and expansion of this internationally

recognized and locally vital non-profit arts organization’s oldest public program. (The Drawing Center’s Life Drawing Sessions

were launched in summer 2004.)

The Drawing Center Coordinator will work directly with the Executive Director and Office Manager, as well as other staff from

time to time. It is essential that the Coordinator is also able to work independently. The schedule for this position is flexible,

however candidates must also be flexible to accommodate the nature of tasks and activities involved, and occasional special

events, planning meetings, and in particular serve the specific needs of the Drawing Center’s schedule of offerings.

The Drawing Center Program Coordinator must understand and support the mission of Manifest, and should have a deep

interest in, commitment to, and familiarity with visual arts especially in terms of studio-based education. It is highly preferable that

applicants have a Master’s degree in fine art or related field, college-level teaching and/or administrative experience, as well as

some familiarity with non-profit or other practical business operations.

This position offers the chance to interact with and expand the Drawing Center’s existing culture of shared creative learning

made up of established, emerging, and developing regional artists, and to be a key part of the vibrant energy at Manifest in

general. The opportunity to help shape the organization’s Drawing Center program and influence operations for years to come is

a unique benefit. As the Drawing Center program grows there is significant opportunity for advancement.

Position: Drawing Center Program Coordinator

Locations: 2727 Woodburn Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45206 (Manifest Gallery and offices) and 4905 Whetsel Avenue Fl. 2,

Cincinnati, Ohio 45227 (Drawing Center facility)

Part-time: 15hrs per week

Salary Range: $13 /hr

Flexible schedule. Position offers considerable growth potential as the program matures.

Reports to: Executive Director

Application due: Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled.

Start date: Position is open immediately. A 3-4 week transition/training period will be in effect at hire.

Drawing Center Program Coordinator responsibilities include:

• Open Life Drawing Session and Instructed Course programming (content planning, scheduling, equipping, evaluation,

reporting, etc.)

• Recruitment and hiring of capable contract instructors, and volunteer moderators.

• Equipping, maintenance, and improvement of studio facility, including communications with the property landlord as

needed, as well as the supervision of interns or other staff in support of facility upkeep.

• Maintaining a constant schedule of models for life drawing sessions and courses (including off-hours phone calls, last

minute schedule changes, and communications to instructors).

• Planning and oversight of Intensive Workshop Programming (recruiting out-of-state high-profile teaching artists for

special offerings).

• Lead development of new programming options, in collaboration with other staff.

• Communicating with potential and current participants regarding programming, calendar changes, surveys, and

program evaluations.

• Maintain online Drawing Center calendar of public events/offerings.

• Managing an efficient accounting process for tuition/fee payments, registrations, enrollment, etc. (coordinated with

Office Manager and Executive Director), and collaborating on Drawing Center related grantwriting.

• Supporting the public relation/advertising effort for the Drawing Center programming, including outreach to schools and

universities, Facebook and other social media efforts, and coordination of all non-Internet-based regional promotion.

• Serving as a public spokesperson for the Drawing Center program, and Manifest in general.

General Qualifications:

• Highly organized, intelligent, and outgoing.

• Strong organizational and verbal/written communication skills.

• Exhibit a high degree of craftsmanship, and sense for detail-oriented quality.

• Be comfortable and skilled with routine email communication.

• Be a natural problem solver.

• Be a self-starter with strong initiative and work ethic. Eager to learn.

• Ability to work as a key part of a small and very hard-working team.

• Be comfortable interviewing, hiring, managing, scheduling, supervising, and evaluating personnel.

• Strong time management and prioritization skills are a must.

• Familiarity with the Macintosh operating system. (Manifest is an Apple environment.)

• Willingness and ability to be responsive to email dialog among staff and board members, and take direction or

feedback via email. Ability to be responsive via email or phone during non-working hours when needed.

• Eagerness to understand and interpret the Drawing Center program mission, and meet or exceed the expectations of

the Director and the participants involved.

• A friendly, outgoing demeanor, and a desire to help grow the educational component of Manifest into an exciting and

mature program are essential.

• Position prefers a Master’s degree or higher in a fine art or equivalent combination of education and experience.

• College level teaching or administrative experience is ideal but not required.

To Apply:

Email your current resume, cover letter, and three references to:

Manifest (Attn: Jason Franz)

jason@manifestgallery.org

Re: Drawing Center Program Coordinator Position

Please note: we prefer to receive applications through e-mail only. We also ask that attachments be sent in PDF format only.

No phone inquiries please

About Manifest:

A non-profit Neighborhood Gallery for the World, and the Center for Drawing Education in the Midwest, Manifest takes a stand

for the importance of the quality presentation, experience, and documentation of the visual arts, engaging students,

professionals, and the public from around the world through carefully crafted world-class exhibits, studio programs, and

publications.

Manifest Gallery serves as a venue for the free experience of quality-vetted contemporary art.

Manifest Drawing Center promotes drawing as a transformative art form by providing educational experiences focused on

shared learning.

Manifest Press documents the organization's collaborations with artists from around the world through carefully designed

publications and has the goal to make Manifest's projects accessible to the public everywhere, including outside its own region.

The Manifest Artist Residency (MAR) supports artists in making art and engaging the public by providing a working studio and

dynamic environment for development and meaningful exchange.


 

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Accounting Clerk (Part-Time) — Posted 09/12/2014 - 4:00pm
Deadline to Apply: Mon, 10/06/2014

Job Description

Company Description:  The CSO is a dynamic ensemble of some of the world’s finest musicians. The CSO is the umbrella organization for the Cincinnati Symphony and Cincinnati Pops Orchestras, presenting more than 100+ concerts and events annually. A thriving organization with a growing support base of audiences and contributors, the CSO is the cornerstone of the Cincinnati arts community and an anchor cultural institution in Over-the-Rhine, with additional summer performances at Riverbend Music Center.

The fifth oldest symphony in the United States, the CSO has achieved international critical acclaim and an operating budget that consistently places it among America’s top 10 orchestras. The CSO serves as an ambassador for Greater Cincinnati to the world through national and international tours and an extensive Grammy-winning recording catalog, with over 10 million recordings sold worldwide. At home, the CSO was rated #1 in customer satisfaction and value among all Greater Cincinnati arts and entertainment venues, according to a 2010 independent study conducted by Northern Kentucky University.

Position Summary: The Accounting Clerk, under general supervision, performs a variety of detailed accounting duties in accordance with standard accounting procedures. Checks and verifies data for completeness and accuracy. Work is often quantitative in nature. Typically uses computerized data management and analysis systems. This position provides assistance in maintaining a variety of financial transactions and records; compiling information and preparing reports and/or summaries.

 

 

Responsibilities:

 

· Provides overall accounting for partner organization(s).

· Completes accounting functions in accordance with established standards, policies and procedures.

· Assists accounting personnel, human resources and the CFO as needed.

· Reconcile payroll to the general ledger on a regular basis as needed

· Prepares and files various tax reporting forms on a regular basis.

· Prepares vendor payment checks for mailing and files supporting documentation.

· Participates in the annual audit(s) as assigned.

· Assist with preparation of financial statements and tax returns.

· Enter vendor invoices and process vendor payments

· Prepare, review, and enter daily cash receipts

· Monitor, evaluate, enter and maintain accounts receivable.

· Deposit multiple corporate checks via “On-Site Deposits.”

· Prepares grant reporting as assigned.

· Maintains all corporate documentation, correspondence, insurance, grant, and financial files in an orderly systematic manner.

· Prepares monthly and annual general ledger account reconciliations.

· Analyzes general ledger activity and proposes adjustments, as needed.

· Enters annual budget and projection information into the accounting software.

· Ensures the work area is clean, secure and well maintained.

· Completes special projects and miscellaneous assignments as assigned.

· Other duties as assigned.

 

 

Qualifications:

 

Education:  Minimum 2-year degree with an accounting focus and/or relevant work experience.

 

Knowledge:  Knowledge of related computer and accounting software applications and familiarity with basic bookkeeping procedures.

 

Experience:  Minimum two years of previous related experience and proficiency with QuickBooks required.

 

Skills: Exceptional typing skills, attention to detail and accuracy, well organized, cooperative attitude and willingness to learn and assist others, able to use computer applications, ten key, and telephone, ability to work in a fast paced environment and to manage time in order to meet important deadlines, ability to work autonomously and solve problems with minimal supervision.

 

The CSO celebrates diversity!  We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity, Minority, Female, Disabled, Veteran Employer.

 

Please send cover letter, resume and hourly compensation requirements to:

 

Human Resources

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Music Hall

1241 Elm Street

Cincinnati, OH  45202

 

Or via email at:  hr@cincinnatisymphony.org

Please put “Accounting Clerk” in the subject line.

 

No third party applications will be accepted.


 

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Director of Planned Giving — Posted 09/12/2014 - 4:00pm
Reports To: Vice President of Development
Deadline to Apply: Mon, 10/06/2014

Job Description

Position Summary: Reporting to the Vice President of Development, the Director of Planned Giving is responsible for development of a comprehensive donor-centric planned giving solicitation plan to meet long term planned giving goals including case statement development and strategies for cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding planned giving prospects. The Director works with leadership to identify and cultivate prospects for six and seven figure endowment gifts. The Director serves as a leader on the Development team providing guidance to colleagues. The Director will work collaboratively with the Director of Individual Giving and Donor Services for prospect identification and joint requests. The Director will also work closely with the Planned Giving Committee providing leadership support for the committee members as they identify, cultivate and solicit planned giving prospects. 

 

Job Responsibilities

· Plan and execute organization’s Planned Giving Program; identify prospects; cultivate relationships from initial contacts to solicitation;

· Oversee The Thomas Schippers Society for current donors to the planned giving program; 

· Carefully steward current planned gift donors and determine innovative and creative ways to recognize donors for their generosity;

· Oversee the Planned Giving Committee; train volunteer committee members to represent the Orchestra in the community and equip them with the necessary information to speak about planned giving to the Orchestra;

· Work collaboratively with the Director of Individual Giving and Donor Services to identify prospects for major and planned gifts; coordinate joint asks;

· With the Special Events Manager, plan and execute Schippers Society appreciation and cultivation events;

· Prepare and communicate to stakeholders regular status reports regarding planned giving goals;

· Work with Data Team to ensure data needs, assignments and lists are maintained and accurate;

· Assist the Vice President of Development in preparing for and directing Board of Directors meetings and Development Committee meetings;

· Provide leadership to the development team and CSO staff through special event assistance, mentoring newer employees, and sharing of industry and institutional knowledge; and

· Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications

 

The ideal candidate must be extremely detail oriented, have excellent computer, strategic thinking, organizational and communication skills; possess the ability to work effectively under pressure; harmoniously with other staff, and observe the highest level of discretion and confidentiality when dealing with high level donors.  This individual also must possess outstanding capacities for personal presentation, organization, self-motivation, accuracy, follow-through, timeliness, consistency, great attention to detail, and the ability to handle a multitude of tasks under deadline pressure.

 

The candidate also must possess the following qualifications and/or characteristics:

 

· Bachelor’s degree required

· 7-10 years of fundraising experience

· Extensive experience soliciting gifts and experience working with volunteer leaders to solicit gifts;

· Ability to work independently, set priorities, multi-task and use independent judgment while keeping Supervisor informed of work activity and issues;

· Ability to maintain discretion;

· Excellent written, verbal communication and editing skills, inclusive of proposal writing skills;

· Experience with relational databases such as Tessitura or Raiser’s Edge;

· Comfortable analyzing statistical reports;

· Must interact effectively with all levels of staff, volunteers, donors and prospects;

· Extraordinary customer service skills;

· Ability to train and motivate volunteers; and

· A valued team player and ability to work flexible hours depending special/cultivation events.

 

Additionally:  The organization operates as a team and meeting all organizational goals is a goal for all staff members.  There are events and concerts requiring evening and weekend work.

 

All interested candidates should forward a cover letter of intent along with their resumes to: hr@cincinnatisymphony.org.

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Celebrates Diversity!

We are an EEO/M/F/D/V Employer


 

Cincinnati Ballet

Director of Academy Operations — Posted 09/12/2014 - 11:00am
Reports To: Executive Director
Deadline to Apply: Mon, 10/06/2014

Job Description

Position Summary

Prepares budget and monitors expenses and revenues for the Academy. Plans, implements, and tracks marketing campaigns and materials. Develops and enforces policies and procedures for the Academy, including billing and registration, student conduct, etc. Facilitates the Academy Spring Production. The Director will supervise the board committee in conducting and implementing strategic planning. Responsible for all logistics for the Summer Intensive Program. This position will supervises the Registrar, a part-time Assistant, up to (2) Interns, (3) Receptionists, and multiple Teachers and Teacher Assistants.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Academy Relations

• Assists with questions regarding student issues, Spring Production, and general Academy information

• Assign duties for Receptionists

• Weekly sign in sheets for Teachers, Accompanists, Receptionists, and Teacher Assistants

• Occasionally assist with finding substitutes after Teachers, Receptionists, and Teacher Assistants have exhausted their resources

• Tracking of hours worked by Teacher Assistants for Service Hour Documentation Letters

Budget

• Prepares budget for each fiscal year

• Monitors expenses and revenue by providing monthly projections

• Responsible for submitting purchase orders, credit card receipts, and check requests

• Write and prepare information for the Annual Report

• Work collaboratively with the C.O.O. and Finance Department on analyzing revenue and expenses per division and class.

• Work collaboratively with the Dean and C.O.O. on schedule structure.

Development

• Work collaboratively with Development team to implement new strategies for creating, and maintaining

relationships with key donors and patrons.

• With the guidance of Director of Development, establish a new development plan specifically for Academy.

Marketing and Communication

• Work closely with Graphic Designer and Director of Marketing to produce marketing material for all Academy purposes including, but not limited to, Fall Brochure, Summer program brochure, Free Dance Week material, and magazine ads

• Assigning brochure drops at local day cares, libraries, and restaurants to encourage enrollment

• Contact appropriate magazines and outlets to advertise the Academy

• Organize mailing of marketing materials

• Assist with Academy outreach performances

• Set up, maintain, and update Academy website and Summer Intensive Facebook page

• Oversee Academy weekly newsletter

• Maintain Academy bulletin boards with relevant updated information

• Communicate with parents on a regular basis regarding policies and procedures

• Work with Director of Marketing and Communications on a guerilla marketing strategy

Payroll

• Prepare bi-weekly payroll for all Academy employees

Spring Production Coordinator

• Schedule weekend rehearsals for Main Division in the weeks leading up to Tech Week

• Schedule costume fittings for Main Division students, communicating with Wardrobe about selected costumes, fittings, and quick changes during the production

• Assist the Dean and Director of Production in scheduling Tech Week rehearsals for Main Division

• Day of show schedule (both Divisions): arrival, rehearsal, pictures, performance, and dismissal

• Organize drop off procedures (both Divisions): location, flow of traffic, times

• Assign dressing rooms (both Divisions)

• Hire photographer and videographer

• Work with Academy Registrar to finalize and assemble information packets for families and parent volunteers (both Divisions)

• Communicate with teachers obtaining music selection and information on the piece

• Work with Graphic Designer on concepts and designs of programs and (4) t-shirts for the Academy, Spring Production, and Summer Programs.

• Must go through background check at venue for Spring Production

Summer Intensive Coordinator

• Assist with the audition contracts, liability insurance, and studio fees for audition sites

• Administer and retain teacher contracts

• Work with Xavier University to set up room accommodations for out of town students

• Schedule weekend events

• Arrange for transportation of students to and from dorm for classes and weekend events

• Interview and hire all Summer Program positions including Dorm Advisor, Resident Advisors, Lunch Crew, Move In/Out Crew, and Weekend Chaperones

• Organize lunches for students during the program

• Be readily available to all students and parents in assisting with questions around the clock during the program

• Assemble information packets for parents and students

• Work with Graphic Designer on merchandise to sell during all Summer Programs

OTHER PROJECTS AS ASSIGNED

Qualifications

• 5-7 years of direct budgeting experience

• Bachelor’s degree is Accounting or Marketing preferred

• Microsoft Office Suite experience a must

• Tessitura knowledge a plus

• Constant Contact desired

• Dance background ideal

To apply please send cover letter and resume to HR@cballet.org


 

American Red Cross

Volunteer Touring Team: Director and Actors Needed — Posted 09/10/2014 - 4:00pm
Reports To: Youth Volunteer Specialist
Deadline to Apply: Wed, 09/24/2014

Job Description

ArtsWave has granted the American Red Cross funds to produce a new “edutainment” piece for children: “Toby and the Big Storm”.  This show is designed to bring Red Cross preparedness messages to a child audience in a memorable way!  The director will work with the acting team to rehearse and tour locally with the show.  We would like to cast the show in September and tour to area schools and youth-serving agencies in October and November. 

Volunteer director will be responsible for:

· Holding auditions, selecting cast (and possibly double-casting).

· Setting rehearsal schedule

· Selecting and purchasing costume and props 

· Rehearsing and touring the show. 

· Keeping a record of audiences reached. 

· Planning and holding a “cast party” celebration at the end of the tour

· Contributing information for the completion of the project wrap-up report 

Volunteer actors will be responsible for:

· Memorizing scripts, rehearsing show until audience-ready

· Assisting with the collection and management of props and costumes.

· Giving advance availability for the scheduling of play dates.

Working hours:  Flexible rehearsal schedule, according to availability of the troupe members.  Then play dates will be scheduled within availability of the troupe members.  Generally, performances will be daytimes, either during the school day or for after-school programs.  Some weekend hours may be required if we find a booking at a festival or community event. 

Director candidates should have a background in directing and/or leading others in team projects, a vision for bringing a script from the page to the stage, good communication skills and an ability to work with other adult and/or youth volunteers.  Actor candidates should have basic acting skills, daytime availability and willingness to assist with non-acting aspects of touring the show.

This is an unpaid position, but you will get the opportunity to impress two large local non-profit organizations in one project! 

To apply, please email resume and cover letter to: diana.wood@redcross.org. For questions, please call Diana Wood at 513.522.9663


 

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Graphic Designer — Posted 09/10/2014 - 4:00pm
Reports To: Director of Marketing, Subscriptions
Deadline to Apply: Thu, 10/02/2014

Job Description

Company Description: The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra is a dynamic ensemble of some of the world’s finest musicians. The CSO is the umbrella organization for the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra; together, the Orchestra presents more than 100+ concerts and events annually. A thriving organization with a growing support base of audiences and contributors, the CSO is the cornerstone of the Cincinnati arts community and an anchor cultural institution in the city. Music Hall, the CSO’s performance home, is on the National Historic Register, and is located in the historic and vibrant Over-the-Rhine neighborhood, increasingly known for its burgeoning artisan and “maker culture,” which the CSO proudly celebrates.

The fifth oldest symphony in the United States, the CSO has achieved international critical acclaim and an operating budget that consistently places it among America’s top 10 orchestras. The CSO serves as an ambassador for Greater Cincinnati to the world through national and international tours and an extensive Grammy-winning recording catalog, with over 10 million recordings sold worldwide. At home, the CSO was rated #1 in customer satisfaction and value among all Greater Cincinnati arts and entertainment venues, according to a 2010 independent study conducted by Northern Kentucky University.

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra offers a competitive wage, commensurate with experience, and benefits package, including health, dental, vision, life, and parking. Salary is commensurate with experience. The CSO celebrates diversity! We are an EEO/M/F/D/V Employer.

Position Summary: The Graphic Designer is responsible for delivering on-time, on-budget, on-brand high-quality graphic design projects, company-wide. The ideal candidate has a creative and strategic mindset in matters of marketing and branding/positioning, and actively participates in the development and execution of strategies that advance the CSO and its related brands and help us to achieve our organizational vision of engaging audiences and community better than any other orchestra. This is a full time position reporting to the Director of Marketing, Subscriptions.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

· Advance the CSO brand and help the organization achieve its objectives and vision by delivering on-time, on-budget, on-brand, high-quality graphic design for print and digital across all departments in the company, including marketing, fundraising, community engagement and learning, etc., with a focus on projects that drive revenue

· Ensure that communication is accurate, timely, on-brand, and meets a high professional standard of presentation

· Knowledge of pre-press to create solid, printable files

· Establish and maintain positive relationships with printers, photographers, illustrators and other vendors and competitively bid jobs while fully leveraging CSO non-profit status to negotiate the best possible pricing

· Establish company-wide communication plan and tracking system for design job schedule, requests, proofing system, inventory and all attendant follow-up

· Be an advocate company-wide for the CSO’s branding standards and guidelines and ensure that the company is adhering to those standards; Actively seek opportunities to advance the company brand(s) in the community 

· Plan and manage printing expense budget using Excel; forecast and track expenses.  

· Embrace the “voice of the customer” through research and direct interaction; Synthesize research and apply principles to graphic design work.

· Maintain industry-leading knowledge of graphic design and editing software; Stay abreast of industry and design trends; keep the team updated on relevant learnings

· Direct freelance graphic designers and consultants as necessary

· Represent the CSO at select events and concerts; Provide backup for front-of-house coverage

· Other duties as assigned

 

Job Requirements, Skills, Background:

· 2-3 years graphic design experience; experience in arts environment a plus

· Experienced in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator for Mac

· Experience in PC/Microsoft software preferred 

· Experience managing budgets, including ability to use Excel

· Keen eye for design, as well as typographical/editing/proofing skills

· High degree of creativity and resourcefulness to juggle multiple projects in an extremely fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment

· Organization, planning, extreme attention to detail

· Proven effectiveness in interacting and collaborating with other departments and co-workers

· Self-motivated/self-directed, as well as results-oriented

· Bachelor’s degree

· Interest in/knowledge of classical/orchestral music preferred

 

The CSO celebrates diversity!  We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity, Minority, Female, Disabled, Veteran Employer.

 

Please send cover letter, resume and compensation requirements to:

 

Human Resources

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Music Hall

1241 Elm Street

Cincinnati, OH  45202

 

Or via email at:  hr@cincinnatisymphony.org

Please put “Graphic Designer” in the subject line.

 

No third party applications will be accepted.


 

Madisonville Community Urban Redevelopment Corporation

Volunteers Needed - Cincinnati Jazz and BBQ Festival — Posted 09/09/2014 - 2:00pm
Deadline to Apply: Tue, 09/30/2014

Job Description

1) Who (Org.): Madisonville Community Urban Redevelopment Corporation

 

2) Contact:   Suzanne Schindler

 

3) Email: suzanne@smsevents.net

 

4) Phone: 513-314-2449

 

5) Web Site: www.mcurc.org

 

6) What (Event) – Please describe: Cincinnati Jazz & BBQ Festival 

 

7) Event Starts: Oct 4, 2014, 3pm

8) Event Ends: Oct 4, 2014, 8pm

9) Where: corner of Madison Rd & Whetsel Rd in Madisonville

10) Volunteer Assignments: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0b49afa62cabfd0-cincinnati 

 

11) Volunteer Shift Times:  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0b49afa62cabfd0-cincinnati

 

  • Setup/prep 11am – 3pm
  • Beverage sales 3pm – 5:30pm and 5:30pm – 8pm
  • Clean team 3pm – 5:30pm and 5:30pm – 8pm
  • Face painting 3pm – 5:30pm and 5:30pm – 8pm
  • Breakdown/clean up 8pm – 9:30pm

 

12) Any Prerequisites? (Age? Mobility?, for example): all volunteers must be age 16+; beverage sales volunteers must be age 21+

 

13) Attire for Volunteers: casual, comfortable clothing for outdoors

 

14) Parking for Volunteers: free & on your own in the neighborhood


 

Walnut Hills Redevelopment Foundation

Special Volunteer Opportunity: Cincinnati Street Food Festival — Posted 09/05/2014 - 4:00pm

Job Description

What: We are the Walnut Hills Redevelopment Foundation and we are looking volunteer to help out at the Cincinnati Street Food Festival on September 27th from 10AM-7PM. The Street Food Festival is Walnut Hills' premier event featuring 17 food trucks, live music from local bands and musicians, tons of outdoor activities for all, and much more. 

 

When: Volunteers rotate in shifts of 3 hours between 10 AM and 7 PM on September 27th, 2014. Where: 763 East McMillan, 45206. Volunteers meet at a volunteer tent located on the open field for instructions. Volunteer Tasks: Anything from setting-up and tearing down the festival, selling and serving beer, manning various merchandising/information booths, operating carnival games, monitoring parking lots and side streets for various nuisances, and being general caretakers of the event. Volunteer Perks: Free T-shirt, food and water during your shift, and once your shift ends, you are welcome to enjoy Cincinnati's largest gathering of food trucks, the many games and activities present, and the live music and entertainment.

Register Online: http://bit.ly/1qCn7xu 

Contact: Brandon Gumm, brandongumm@walnuthillsrf.org, 989-954-0694


 

Cincinnati Ballet

Individual Giving Manager — Posted 09/05/2014 - 12:00pm
Reports To: Director of Development
Deadline to Apply: Fri, 09/26/2014

Job Description

Position Summary 

The Individual Giving Manager is responsible for generating new and increased giving from individuals who provide annual and operation support. S/he is responsible for deepening and advancing relationships with those annual supporters who have the potential to become major gift donors. S/he is expected to identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit and steward donors working collaboratively with and in support of the Director of Development, Managing Director, CEO, Board Members, volunteers and other Cincinnati Ballet staff. 

Working as an integral member of Cincinnati Ballet’s development team, the Individual Giving Manager must demonstrate a strong commitment to CB’s mission, have success in personally soliciting gifts from individuals, possess sound fundraising judgment and utilize outstanding communication and organizational skills. 

This position is an essential part of the development department involved in the building of donors and prospects. 


Duties and Responsibilities
 

• Work with the Director of Development, Managing Director and CEO to develop strategies for individual giving initiatives 

• Assume responsibility for all aspects of Major Gifts and Individual Giving campaigns which include mailed appeals, phone calls, personal solicitations, and cultivation events 

• Develop and manage a comprehensive donor communications plan, budget, and schedule 

• Major Gifts o Research and identify individual major gift prospects for general operating support and targeted programmatic funding 

o Support executive leadership and board leadership in donor cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship 

o Personally manage relationships and solicitations of select $1,000 to $3,000 individual donors and work with senior leaders to conduct solicitations, as appropriate 

o Prepare solicitation materials, including background memos, gift request letters, proposals and appreciation reports 

o Track all interactions with major gift prospects by staff and volunteers 

o Conduct prospect solicitation briefings with senior staff and key solicitors 

o Prepare research and talking points prior to Development and CEO visits 

o Debrief following Development and CEO visits to produce call reports and strategies for next steps 

o Make phone calls 

o Coordinate cultivation events for major gift prospects and donors

• Special Campaigns (Dancer Sponsorship and Live Music) o Work collaboratively with Special Campaigns & Database Manager to identify individual prospects for campaigns 

o Personally manage relationships with current donors and recruitment of new donors 

o Support executive leadership and board/committee leadership 

Cultivation Events

o Coordinate cultivation events (Open Rehearsals with tour of facilities, receptions at board member homes, etc) and appreciation receptions for major gift donors and/or incorporate these into existing opportunities. 

o Create budget for each event 

o Work with graphic designer on developing invites 

o Track RSVPs 

o Work collaboratively with Special Events Coordinator to coordinate with caterers, staff and committee volunteers. 

• Proactively communicate development plan and all mid-course modifications to the Director of Development and provide weekly updates of status and progress 

• Direct cultivation efforts of key Board members to carry out overall solicitation strategy 

• Oversee individual recognition program including annual and major gifts 

• Coordinate online giving program, including e-mail creation distribution and web content. Also to include ticket checkout donation 

• Write thank-you letters and acknowledgements for direct mail and major gift donors. Provide guidance to Special Campaigns & Database Manager on letter preparation and distribution 

• Serve as a liaison to the Development and Trustees Committees, preparing assignments, agendas, and priorities 

• Participate in weekly meetings with other development staff and marketing staff 

• Develop planned giving program and including planned giving information in all CB communications and print pieces and a procedure for handling planned giving inquiries 

• Perform other duties as assigned 

 

Interaction 

The Individual Giving Manager will interact closely with Development, Marketing, volunteers and Board of Trustees and provide information to donors, potential donors, volunteers, CB Board of Trustees and others from the community. Must be able to demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills. 

Commitment to Service

S/he must be responsive to the needs and request of CB staff, volunteers and Board of Trustees. S/he must extend courtesy, friendliness and overall respect to all of the above. S/he will collaborate with other staff and/or departments to meet the needs and expectation of Donors. Attention to detail is extremely important for this position. 

Interpersonal Communication/Teamwork 

Listens well, shares work-related information, is open to others’ perspectives, work styles and methods. Willingly collaborates and cooperates with others in the organization. Develops effective working relationships at all levels and values these relationships as critical to effective work. Able to address conflict in a respectful manner. Expresses ideas clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing. 

Dependability/Punctuality 

Able to prioritize work to meet deadlines. Consistently follows through on projects and issues. Must be able to work under pressure with tight deadlines 

Flexibility 

Adaptable and responsive to change. Able to adequately respond to request and demands in a timely manner. Adapt at modifying plans/strategies as needed to best meet the needs of those involved. Ability to work nights and weekends as needed. 

Education and Experience Necessary 

Computer skills – word processing and spreadsheet functions experience necessary. Must be able to demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational skills and the ability to handle a variety of tasks at one time. Strong time management skills necessary. Must be able to demonstrate good relationship building skills and work as a positive and effective team player. 

Schedule 

Regular full time business hours will be discussed, with additional irregular working hours including some evenings and weekends revolving around projects, performances and special events required. More than 40 hours per week could be required throughout the year. 

To apply for a listed position, interested candidates should send resume and compensation requirements to: 

Human Resources Cincinnati Ballet 1555 Central Parkway Cincinnati, OH 45214 Or via email: hr@cballet.org Please put the position title in the subject line (ie. Communications and Marketing Coordinator). No third party applications will be accepted (No telephone inquiries or calls please.)

 

Cincinnati Ballet celebrates diversity! We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


 

Cincinnati Ballet

Videographer — Posted 09/04/2014 - 12:00pm
Reports To: Director of Marketing
Deadline to Apply: Tue, 09/30/2014

Job Description

Position Summary

The videographer manages the marketing department’s activities for the development, creation and distribution of audio-visual productions. 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Assist the Marketing Director in all aspects of developing, producing, and managing video projects for Cincinnati Ballet

Organize pre-production, production and post-production for video projects

Track and manage rights issues, including music licensing

Assist in establishing and maintaining relationships with staff, dancers and guest artists

Schedule times with the Artistic Department for gathering footage and interviewing artists

Log footage, select clips for press and other purposes, convert, and deliver video files as needed

Qualifications

Working knowledge of audio-visual production processes

Strong project management

Proficient with Macs, Office Suite, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Suite including Photoshop and Illustrator

Basic knowledge of Compressor, DVD Studio Pro, MPEG Streamclip

Experience operating a Sony HD Camera (or equivalent) and knowledge of work flow a plus

Understanding of compression settings for YouTube

A basic understanding of lighting set-ups

Comfortable conducting and preparing an interview

Dance background and or/familiarity a plus

Post production supervisor and/or assistant editor experience a plus

Understanding of intellectual property rights and experience in rights clearance a plus

To apply

Send resume and work samples to hr@cballet.org.


 

The Carnegie

Theatre Director — Posted 09/04/2014 - 12:00pm
Reports To: Executive Director
Deadline to Apply: Tue, 09/30/2014

Job Description

Reporting Relationships

 

Position Reports To:  Executive Director and Deputy Director

Positions Supervised:  Technical Coordinator, Box Office Manager, Concessions Manager, House Manager

 

Position Purpose

The Theatre Director is responsible for the Otto M. Budig Theatre at The Carnegie. This includes, but is not limited to, programming, planning, operations, and employee supervision. Hours will be determined by the needs of The Carnegie and will at times include evenings, weekends and special events as required.  The Theatre Director is expected to work as part of the senior management team that reports directly to both the Executive Director and the Deputy Director. The Theatre Director is a full-time 40-hour exempt position.

 

 

Essential Functions and Basic Duties

1. Leads and supports planning, programming, operational management of the Otto M. Budig Theatre.

a. Along with the Board of Trustees, the Executive Director and the programming committee, creates and implements strategic plans for programming and operations for the Theatre that fit the Center’s mission, vision and core values.

b. Must be present at all Carnegie-produced performances. 

c. Co-Manages, along with the Technical Coordinator, the use of the Theatre by renters, presenters, and other users to ensure that the Theatre is prepared, maintained, and cleaned appropriately.

d. Produces and/or directs all Carnegie-produced productions. 

 

2. Responsible for the finances of the Theatre’s operation and ensuring financial goals are in line with the goals of the organization.

a. Along with the Finance Committee, the Deputy Director and Executive Director, annually creates and executes operational budget for the theatre.  

b. Responsible for individual event settlements following each run.  

c. Ensures that financial goals are being met or exceeded. 

 

3. Responsible for facilities and equipment preparation, maintenance and operation of the Otto M. Budig Theatre

a. Schedules yearly maintenance of the dressing rooms, dock (as it relates to the theatre), amp room, sound booth, theatre storage areas and conference room and education center. 

b. Manages the policies and procedures of proper use of the dock and gallery.

 

4. Provides leadership and direction to staff and coordinates between departments. 

a. Directly supervises Technical Coordinator, Box Office Manager, Concessions Manager, House Manager as well as Theatre operations contractors.

 

5. Assist the Deputy Director and PR Coordinator in coordinating all promotional materials and publicity pertaining to theatre programs.

a. Writes theatre programming content and descriptions and reviews promotional materials.

b. Conducts surveys that include, but are not limited to, pre- and post- performance surveys, yearly surveys, subscriber surveys or special surveys as needed, and provide a detailed analysis of those surveys.

 

6. Maintains positive relationships with internal and external constituents.

a. Responsible for establishing and maintaining relationships with the City of Covington, arts community, facility renters, patrons, volunteers, board members as well as supervision of the subordinate departments’ relationships as appropriate.

b. Must be present at certain functions to represent The Carnegie.

 

Qualifications

 

Education/Certification: College degree required; 4-6 years’ experience in theatre or arts management and administration.

 

Compensation: Compensation will be based on experience.  The Carnegie does offer a competitive salary and benefits package. In addition to base pay, health insurance and dental insurance (paid 80% by The Carnegie) is available along with life insurance, flexible schedule and fun work environment.  

 

Required Skills and Abilities

· Ability to manage multiple projects as well as work independently

· Ability to maximize on the diverse talents of team members and community partners and work effectively with peers, subordinates, management and volunteers

· Delegates appropriately and uses own time wisely

· Flexible, upbeat, with a sense of humor

· Entrepreneurial with a “can do” attitude

· Comfortable in fast-paced environment

· Passion for performing arts

 

Resumes may sent to Katie Brass, kbrass@thecarnegie.com or mailed to 1028 Scott Blvd., Covington, KY 41011. No phone calls.

 

Intent and function of job descriptions

All descriptions have been reviewed to ensure that only essential functions and basic duties have been included.  Peripheral tasks, only incidentally related to each position, have been excluded. Requirements, skills and abilities included have been determined to be the minimal standards required to successfully perform the positions.  In no instance, however, should the duties, responsibilities and requirements delineated be interpreted as all-inclusive.  Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. 

In accordance with the American with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals.  However, no accommodations will be made with may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose undue hardships as deemed appropriate.

Job descriptions are not intended as and do not create employment contracts.  The organization maintains its status as an at-will employer.  Employees can be terminated for any reason not prohibited by law.


 

Pones, Inc.

Teaching Artists — Posted 09/03/2014 - 3:00pm
Reports To: Executive Director
Deadline to Apply: Tue, 09/16/2014

Job Description

Pones Inc. provides artistic opportunities for community growth by creating engaging new ways for audiences to experience dance.

Our educational department, Laboratory of Movement's mission is being dedicated to bringing arts education to under-served youth in schools and community centers. We believe every child should have access to artistic expression and physical fitness and we have enjoyed working with many students throughout the Cincy/NKY area.  

Offerings include dance workshops and/or classes for youth, adults and corporations and our community outreach & engagement projects run the gamut.  You can see some examples of our programs HERE and in the Greater Cincinnati Arts Alliance Arts Education Directory. Here is the link for our Laboratory of Movement Facebook Page.  

Job Description: Part-Time Teaching Artists

Starting pay is $25/hour.

Individuals must be able to create and teach their own choreography, with an aptitude to learn new material (multiple styles, but primarily hip hop and general ballet and jazz) quickly, and the flexibility to travel. Interested candidates should be at least 21 years with a valid driver's license. Teaching experience is required. Commitment and passion is a must!

Email your resume (with 2 references) to education@ponesinc.com or call 513-319-7764 (Kim) to schedule an appointment.


 

Cincinnati Public Radio

News Reporter/On-Air News Host — Posted 09/02/2014 - 4:00pm
Reports To: News Director
Deadline to Apply: Wed, 09/17/2014

Job Description

Position Responsibilities

 

Gathers, presents and edits current news stories in a variety of on-air, online and mobile formats for WVXU/WMUB. Serves as on-air host for national network programming during afternoon drive time.

 

Interacts with the WVXU community via social media. Successfully collaborates with others on the WVXU news and production team. Plays an active role in fundraising and outreach/public appearances.

 

Qualifications

Competitive candidates will share a passion for public radio and its ability to inform and enrich the community. Applicants should possess curiosity and an active interest in current events and issues; as well as excellent writing, interviewing and editing skills. 

Preferred:

1.         Bachelor’s degree with Journalism or Broadcasting background, or equivalent.  

2.         Three - five years experience in radio as news host/reporter/producer 

3.         Keen curiosity and desire for continual learning

4.         Familiarity and appreciation for public radio news style.

5.         Good broadcast voice and ability to work with direction and coaching.

6.         Excellent writing, editing and interviewing skills.

7.         Demonstrated knowledge of broadcast production, editing and recording equipment.

8.         Familiarity/experience with social media and its use as part of the broadcast media

9.         Ability to work with a diverse and creative team.

To Apply

Submit cover letter, résumé and audition audio to: 

News Search

WVXU

1223 Central Parkway

Cincinnati, OH 45214

Or search@wvxu.org

Application deadline September 17.

Cincinnati Public Radio is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.


 

Cincinnati Museum Center

Vice President for Finance and Administration & Chief Financial Officer — Posted 08/29/2014 - 9:00am
Reports To: CEO
Deadline to Apply: Sun, 09/14/2014

Job Description

Cincinnati Museum Center is a very interesting organization for a person who wants to be part of a complex, vital growing organization.

 

The Cincinnati Museum Center, a nationally regarded museum, seeks an accomplished leader and executive to serve as the Vice President for Finance and Administration & Chief Financial Officer. (CFO). The CFO serves as the chief business and finance officer for the Cincinnati Museum Center, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center (“Freedom Center”), Cincinnati Museums Foundation (the “Foundation”) and other subsidiaries (collectively the “CMC Group”).

 

Cincinnati Museum Center is headquartered in the National Landmark Cincinnati Union Terminal Building along with the Cincinnati Museum of Natural History, Cincinnati History Museum, Duke Energy Children’s Museum, Robert D. Lindner Family OMNIMAX® Theater and Cincinnati History Library & Archives. The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is located nearby in The Banks development of downtown Cincinnati between the football and baseball stadiums. Other property include the Geier Collections & Research Center and the Richard and Lucile Durrell Edge of Appalachia Preserve System located in Adams County, Ohio. This 16,000-acre nature preserve of global importance is one of the largest privately owned preserves east of the Mississippi.

 

Reporting to the CEO, the Vice President’s responsibilities include overall finance, accounting, human resources, property management, legal and other administrative functions with a focus on the operating performance and financial condition of the institution. This includes managers reporting directly to the VP and almost 40 total staff in the areas of responsibility.

 

The VP works closely with the Board of Trustees and supports the audit, finance, and investment committees of the CMC Board of Trustees, Freedom Center and Foundation Boards of Directors.

 

The first of the museums started in 1818, with the Museum of Natural History as the first Natural History Museum west of the Alleghany Mountains, and the latest, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year.  The combined endowment is $35 million with a combined operating budget of approximately $30 million.

 

The next VP will be an integral part of the CEO’s executive leadership team, who will lead and embrace positive change and help facilitate the advancement of the museums. S/he must be a consummate professional who values a team environment and works with colleagues in a spirit of partnership, transparency, and fiscal responsibility. The Vice President will be a confident, flexible, dynamic leader who will inspire others to seek out innovative opportunities to advance and benefit the institution, and will promote an environment that fosters teamwork, reinforcing the core values of the institution. A complete listing of required qualifications can be found at this link http://www.cincymuseum.org/jobs.

 

The Cincinnati Museum Center draws outstanding, diverse staff who value its mission and share its commitment to its Common Purpose:  We create meaningful experiences, inspiration and lasting memories for all. Museum Center seeks a vice president with vision and an innovative spirit who appreciates and supports the mission of the museums. For further information about the museums, please visit: https://www.cincymuseum.org and https://www.freedomcenter.org.

 

Recruitment is underway and will continue until the position is filled. To ensure consideration, nominations, inquiries and applications (including a letter of interest and resume) should be submitted via email to David Howard, Director of Human Relations dhoward@cincymuseum.org (513) 287-7009

 

Cincinnati Museum Center is committed to principles of diversity, inclusion and affirmative action and to equal opportunity policies and practices. We act affirmatively to recruit and hire women, traditionally under-represented minority groups, people with disabilities and protected veterans.


 

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati

Carpenter (contractor position) — Posted 08/22/2014 - 5:00pm
Reports To: Artistic Director
Deadline to Apply: Fri, 09/12/2014

Job Description

The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati is looking for an experienced freelance carpenter to help build four MainStage productions presented at the Taft Theater, a fundraising gala, and up to five touring ArtReach shows. This individual will work directly with the resident set designer/TD, as well as the shop foreman, in our fully-equipped scene shop.

Duties will include, but are not limited to: scenic carpentry, layout of scenic elements, basic scenic painting, equipment/tool maintenance, moving fabricated scenery in and out of storage facilities, refurbishing pre existing scenery, and working with local 5 IATSE crew for load-ins and strikes. Welding skills are a plus! Employment starts in August and consists of approximately 32 weeks of work, on and off, through April. Hourly rate negotiable, based on previous experience.

Send resume to:

The Children's Theatre Scene Shop

Attn.: David Centers

1008 Kieley Place

Cincinnati, Ohio 45217

or e-mail to sets@fuse.net


 

ArtsWave

Staff Accountant (Part-Time) — Posted 08/21/2014 - 2:00pm
Reports To: Director of Accounting
Deadline to Apply: Sun, 09/07/2014

Job Description

Position Purpose:

 

Primary responsibilities include preparing and posting of monthly journal entries, and reconciling account balances to detail.  Must have critical thinking skills and problem solving ability, excellent written and verbal communication skills, proficiency in researching, interpreting and analyzing diverse data, and the ability to work either collaboratively or independently to achieve stated goals.  This is a part time, hourly position reporting directly to the Director of Accounting with estimated hours estimated at 15 hours per week.

 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

 

· Prepare and post monthly standard and nonstandard journal entries.

· Reconcile month end general ledger balances, such as cash and pledges receivable, with detail.

· Interact with other staff, banking personnel and donors to resolve reconciling items.

· Oversee proper recording of stock gifts.

· Prepare materials required by auditors.

· Provide assistance in preparation of annual tax Form 990.

· Maintain various detail schedules for pledge write offs, accruals, and fixed assets.

· Complete tasks with accuracy and timeliness.

· Help with special projects as needed.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

Qualified candidates should have a Bachelors degree in accounting with work experience in the accounting profession and possess excellent writing and computer skills (MIP Fund Accounting, CRM system and Microsoft Excel and Word).  Candidates must be highly organized with the ability to use logical thought processes to solve problems, to identify more efficient processes and implement them, to effectively work under pressure, and to produce a quality work product within tight time constraints.

 

About ArtsWave:

 

ArtsWave began as the Cincinnati Institute of Fine Arts, founded in 1927 by Mr. & Mrs. Charles P. and Anna Sinton Taft. The Tafts believed that Cincinnati could truly distinguish itself through a deep investment in its cultural assets.  In 1949, in response to the financial difficulties of some local arts organizations, and the continued erosion of endowment funds, the Fine Arts Fund was established as an annual, community-wide campaign.  Since its inception, ArtsWave has raised more than $230 million in support of the arts across the region. 

 

ArtsWave helps create the kind of thriving arts environment that makes the Cincinnati region a better place to live, work, play and stay. We support and collaborate with arts organizations large and small throughout the area.  Music, dance, theatre, galleries, museums, art centers, festivals, and more create communitywide benefits for everyone here.  The arts create benefits like attractive, lively neighborhoods and a population that comes together to share ideas and experiences.  

 

ArtsWave is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where a variety of backgrounds, cultures, orientations, ideas, and talents can flourish.

 

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to executiveoffice@TheArtsWave.org.  No calls please.


 

ArtWorks

Grant Manager — Posted 08/21/2014 - 2:00pm
Reports To: Director of Development
Deadline to Apply: Tue, 09/23/2014

Job Description

Job Title: Grant Manager


Location
: ArtWorks Administrative Office, 20 E. Central Pkwy, Cincinnati, OH


Rate of Pay
: Salary, Starting at: $30,000 (commensurate with experience level);

Employee benefits package includes health insurance, paid time off and

savings plan.


Reports to
: Director of Development


Start date
: October 1, 2014

Author and manage local, regional, statewide and national grants with private foundations and

governmental organizations for ArtWorks. Build and strengthen relationships with program officers of funding bodies. Coordinates the implementation of grant awards and ensures post-award compliance.


Responsibilities
:

 Research, write and submit all grant applications on behalf of ArtWorks

 Seek new grant opportunities and expand funding from existing grant supporters

 Maintain and update tracking system and annual calendar for all grant requests.

 Prepare renewal grants as applicable with local, state and federal government agencies

 Edit draft applications for accuracy and completeness in accordance to grant requirements

 Research new grant opportunities to support all of ArtWorks programming efforts Public Art,

ArtRx, Creative Enterprise, as well as Arts & Culture, Wellness, Urban Revitalization and Youth

Employment.

 Performs various general grant administration functions such as, budget amendments, plan change,

program evaluation, etc.

 Knowledge of grant application process and procedures, including applicable laws

 Critical and creative thinking to develop multi-year grant strategies for foundation prospects

 Ability to coordinate grant process across ArtWorks departments including Finance, Development,

Communications and Programming

 Ensures accurate and timely preparation of grant reports

 Work collaboratively with Development leadership to implement funding strategies

 Prepare quarterly and annual reports as required by grant agencies

 Creates and maintains appropriate spreadsheets and documentation to support grant reporting

 Works with ArtWorks Programming team to gather data for reports and ensure that proper

measurements are being recorded and maintained

 Proactively stewards foundation and agency relationships

 Communicates relevant grant information with Programming team and all other appropriate

internal users

 Prepare written and statistical reports for various audiences.

 Perform any other duties, as necessary.


The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications, characteristics and abilities
:

 Must be able to demonstrate proactive, deadline-driven leadership with ability to take initiative,

balance priorities and meet deadlines.

 Ability to exercise sound judgment and work independently

 Highly organized, solution-oriented, results-driven and a positive attitude.

 A proven success rate of 50% grants awarded or greater, over at least one fiscal year.

 Proficient and comfortable with meeting a grants goal of between $750,000 and $1,250,000

 At least 3 years of successful grants writing experience for nonprofit organizations

 Capable of creatively positioning grant opportunities to new prospects

 Must possess excellent written, verbal, telephone and interpersonal communications skills.

 Must be detail-oriented and have the ability to work on several projects simultaneously.

 Highly Proficient in Word and Excel.

 Excellent organizational, problem-solving and decision making skills

 Demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively with teams and committees.

 Experience and ease meeting and socializing with people from diverse backgrounds.

 Manage sensitive and confidential information with integrity.

 Excellent personal and professional references.

 Available for special events, with occasional weekend/evening work


The successful candidate will
:

 Adhere to the utmost ethical standards, intuitive, considerate and kind.

 Have a passion for the arts, education, creative enterprise and promoting healing through art.

 Be an excellent representative of ArtWorks

 Be a team-player, hard-working and an indepen

comfortable in a fast-paced environment with frequent deadlines.

 Be flexible, optimistic, able to receive constructive feedback, and possess a good sense of humor

 Work collaboratively with and in support of all ArtWorks team-members.


Credentials and Experience
:

 Bachelor's Degree in Technical Writing, Marketing, Arts or Business Administration

 Minimum of three (3) years of successful grants writing experience

 Experience working with a non-profit organization or related field


About ArtWorks
:

Founded in 1996, ArtWorks is an award-winning non-profit organization that empowers and inspires the

creative community to transform our everyday environments through employment, apprenticeships, education, community partnerships, and civic engagement.  ArtWorks' Public Art Initiative creates innovative works that enrich Greater Cincinnati while providing job opportunities to youth and professional artists.ArtWork's ArtRx transforms the lives of patients and their families through the healing power of art.

Through Creative Enterprise, SpringBoard provides training and business courses to creative entrepreneurs.

ArtWorks is generously funded by many community supporters including the City of Cincinnati, the Carol

Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr./US Bank Foundation, ArtsWave, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the

Ohio Arts Council. To learn more visit ArtWorksCincinnati.org.


To apply
: Interested candidates should send resume, cover letter and two writing / grant samples via email

to Sara Lawellin at Sara@ArtWorksCincinnati.org by September 23, 2014.

ArtWorks is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to creating a diverse and inclusive

environment where a variety of backgrounds, cultures, orientations, ideas, and talents can flourish.


 

COR Music Project

Teacher Fellow — Posted 08/21/2014 - 8:00am
Reports To: Executive Director
Deadline to Apply: Mon, 09/22/2014

Job Description

Pay Rate: $20/hour

Job Description: Teaching Fellow: Orchestra/String Instructor

Responsibilities and Duties:  Teaching Fellow assume professional responsibility for providing learning experiences in music and the performing arts. Also providing supervision of students in a supportive and positive climate that develops in each student the skills, attitudes, and knowledge to meet and exceed the Cincinnati Outreach Music Project standards. Teaching Fellow will be responsible for instructing beginning string students from 4th-6th grades . Teaching Fellow will be expected to be available from 3:30-4:30 PM Monday-Friday. 

Positions available: Beginning String Instructor

Qualifications: Bachelor’s of Music or higher. Background checks will be conducted. To apply for a Teaching Fellow Position, please submit resume to AndreaPadgettEble@CORMusicProject.org by 5pm on Sept. 22nd, 2014…Interviews will be scheduled following submission.

 

About COR: The Cincinnati Outreach Music Project was founded in 2011 in order to promote diversity in classical music and to make quality music education more accessible to underprivileged youth in Cincinnati and its surrounding communities.

 

COR Music Project is an educational outreach program designed for students lacking adequate funds to participate in quality music programs. We eliminate obstacles related to access and affordability of world class music instruction. 

 

Learn more at www.CORMusicProject.org


 

Jewish Family Service

Marketing Assistant — Posted 08/20/2014 - 3:00pm
Reports To: Director of Marketing
Deadline to Apply: Wed, 09/10/2014

Job Description

Employee Type: Full-time, hourly, 37.5 hours per week (a couple Sundays may be necessary)

 

Basic Function: Assist the Director of Marketing and perform administrative duties relevant to the daily operation of the Marketing Department.

 

Organizational Relationships:

 

Reports To: Director of Marketing

 

Internal: Agency administration and staff, social workers and case managers of all levels, board of directors, volunteers, and clients

 

External: Donors, online audiences, other agencies

 

The Marketing Assistant will assist the Director of Marketing with the marketing and communication needs of Jewish Family Service. This includes promoting the overall agency and our individual expanding program areas with independent targets (Adoption, Family Life Education, Aging, and Vital Services Support). This job is dynamic, fun, challenging, and meaningful. If you appreciate the satisfaction of knowing your daily work will help a person get food on the family’s table, prevent an abusive relationship, connect a child with a caring mentor, put an infant into the welcoming arms of an adoptive parent, or help an aging Russian-speaking Holocaust survivor enjoy independent living, then this position will lead you toward your passion. 

 

Primary Job duties and Responsibilities:

· Research, edit and assist with creating

o Print collateral materials

o Web content 

o Press releases and articles

o Podcasts/videos

· Maintain oversight of the agency’s marketing database

· Put strategies in place to increase awareness through social media

· Drive online traffic with web-related campaigns 

· Edit photos for print and web

· Conduct interviews with clients, staff, and supporters

· Assist with SEO and strategic marketing planning

· Work with other departments as needed to promote the brand and services

· Update public displays

· Participate in meetings with Board of Directors and management as needed

· Assist with analyzing campaign data and developing measurement strategies

· Help identify industry and competitive marketing trends and noteworthy news items and opportunities

· Perform day to day administrative tasks such as organizing collateral materials

· Perform other relevant duties as necessary 

 

Qualifications

· Bachelor’s Degree in field of marketing, communications, or public relations or equivalent experience in a similar field

· Minimum of 1-2 years of work experience in marketing or communications  (in the workplace or in student activities)

· Non-profit work experience preferred (or a passion for the non-profit mission)

· Dependable, honest, ethical, creative; easy-going but very disciplined 

· Self-motivated quick-learner with a strong work ethic; excited to learn new software or online tactics

· Highly organized with impeccable attention to detail, especially in high-stress situations

· Willing to take direction and accept criticism, yet confident to offer opinions and new solutions 

· Work well with others at all levels of the organization

· Have the ability multi-task yet prioritize toward meeting deadlines

· Maintain a positive attitude in working with deadlines, interruptions, and unexpected situations

 

Required skills/training:

· Proficient on a PC using Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

· Knowledge of MAC and iMovie software is a plus

· Familiar with AP Style; excellent grammar and spelling

· Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills

· Experience with Adobe’s InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop (currently CS5)

· Experience using social media platforms (such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, Flickr, Pinterest, Instagram, Vine, etc.)

· Knowledge of HTML is a plus

 

Resumes should come to Amy Kimbrell at hr@jcincy.org.


 

Heritage Universalist Unitarian Church

Choir Director — Posted 08/20/2014 - 8:00am
Reports To: Pastor
Deadline to Apply: Tue, 09/30/2014

Job Description

We want YOU to be our next CHOIR DIRECTOR.

 

Heritage Universalist Unitarian Church seeks an enthusiastic, experienced, 

accomplished choir director to lead our wonderful 20-voice, all-volunteer choir.
 

This part-time position involves selecting music, leading weekly rehearsals, and conducting approximately 20 Sunday morning choral anthems per year, and occasional special performances (September through June). 

The ideal candidate will bring previous choral conducting experience, a fun and flexible attitude, good people skills, and a willingness to collaborate with our senior minister, our professional church musician / accompanist, and our music committee to create moving and meaningful worship experiences for our choir, and our congregation. 

SALARY RANGE

$700-$1,000 PER MONTH, SEPTEMBER THROUGH JUNE EACH YEAR, DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE. 

START DATE: AS SOON AS POSSIBLE, BUT NO LATER THAN JAN. 1, 2015 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: SEPT. 30, 2014 

Send resume, cover letter, and three references to: choirdirectorsearch@huuc.net or mail to: Heritage Universalist Unitarian Church, 2710 Newtown Road, Cincinnati, OH 45244. 

You may learn more about our welcoming, inclusive, progressive community of faith at huuc.net. Heritage Church hires without regard to race, gender, gender expression, age, affectional or sexual orientation, physical ability or national origin. 


 

Bi-Okoto

Full-Time Performing/Teaching/Touring Artists — Posted 08/19/2014 - 2:01pm
Reports To: Executive Director/Artistic Director
Deadline to Apply: Tue, 09/30/2014

Job Description

Bi-Okoto (pronounced “Bee-O-Ko-Toe”), based in Cincinnati, Ohio, was established in August 1994 and is incorporated as a 501 (c) (3) non-profit multicultural arts education organization that produces, teaches and tours the US offering traditional and contemporary Africa programming, workshops and classes for schools, higher learning institutions, libraries, church and the general public. Our mission is to preserve and share the heritage of Africa by using traditional arts as an educational tool to promote cultural awareness in communities globally.

 

Job Description: Full-Time Performing/Teaching/Touring Artists

Bi-Okoto is in search of Full-Time performing/teaching/touring artists.  Individuals must be able to teach and present, with an aptitude to learn new material (song, music and dance) quickly, and the flexibility to travel. Interested candidates should be at least 21 years with a valid driver's license. Teaching artists experience is recommended by not required.  In addition, individuals will be trained in a variety of arts/office administration during off-peak touring season. Commitment and passion is a must!

 

Email your resume to hr@bi-okoto.com or call 221-6112 to schedule an appointment.


 

Most Valuable Kids (MVK)

Development Director (Part-Time) — Posted 08/19/2014 - 2:00pm
Reports To: Executive Director
Deadline to Apply: Sat, 09/06/2014

Job Description

Most Valuable Kids is a web-based non-profit agency that turns unused tickets and experiences into rewards and opportunities for underserved kids, ages 18 and under, in Greater Cincinnati.

 

MVK currently provides unique extra-curricular programs and incentives to more than 

80 non-profit agencies in Greater Cincinnati.  Since co-founded in 2005, MVK has sent 73,000+  kids to a live sports or cultural event and managed $1.6 million+ in event tickets and donations locally.

 

While MVK’s reach is significant, our staff is limited.  Currently, MVK operates with a pro-bono CEO and a part-time Program Director.  

 

As MVK is heading into our 10th Anniversary, we are looking to hire a part-time Development Director to join our team.  We are looking for someone to join our team who, like us, has a passion for making a difference in the lives of kids in need.   

 

Job Description:

MVK is looking for a self-motivated part-time Development Director who is excited about growing and securing the financial future, and donor-base, of our small non-profit agency while working flexible hours from home and making a difference in the lives of kids in need.  The ideal candidate has a proven track-record in fundraising (including securing major gifts, corporate donations, grant solicitation and in-kind resources) as well as strategic planning and marketing experience.

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

 

Plan fund development activities

Collaborate with the Board of Directors and Executive Director to create a fund development plan which increases revenues to support the strategic direction and stability of the organization

Implement the fund development plans in accordance with ethical fundraising principles

Monitor and evaluate all fundraising activities to ensure that the fundraising goals are being achieved

Develop and manage timelines for various fundraising events and activities to ensure strategic plans and critical fund raising processes are carried out in a timely manner

Prepare and submit grant applications as needed to generate funds for the organization

Oversee the planning and execution of special fundraising events to generate funds for the organization

Identify and develop corporate, community and individual prospects for the organization's fundraising priorities

Oversee the administration of a donor mailing list and database which respects the privacy and confidentiality of donor information

Coordinate in-kind donations and make decisions regarding the issuing of receipts

Engage volunteers for special fund development projects using established volunteer management practices

 

Manage fund development budget

Develop and gain approval for an annual income and expenditure budget for the fund development program

Prepare regular reports on progress, budgets, receipts and expenditure related to fundraising and the management of the fund development activities

Monitor expenses and analyze budget reports on fund development and recommend changes as necessary

 

Promote the organization

Develop and execute a communication plan to promote the organization to its donors and maximize public awareness of the fundraising activities of the organization

Coordinate the design, printing and distribution of marketing and communication materials for development efforts

Build relationships on behalf of CEO with community stakeholders to advance the mission and fundraising goals of the organization

 

Qualifications/Education:

University degree - Bachelor’s Degree required

A certificate in Fundraising Management is an asset but not required

 

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

Fundraising Management

Special Events Management

Social Media/Publicity

Proficiency in use of computer including Fundraising Software, Word Processing, Data Bases and Spreadsheets.

 

Working Conditions:

Flexible, work-at-home hours

20 hours/week

Benefits not provided

 

Please only apply if you have prior development experience and are interested in part-time, work-from-home employment.  Resumes may be sent to sherri@mostvaluablekids.org.


 

Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati

Marketing and Development Associate — Posted 08/18/2014 - 3:00pm
Reports To: Director of Marketing and Communications
Deadline to Apply: Mon, 09/08/2014

Job Description

Company Description: Founded in 1986 and located in historic Over-the-Rhine, Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati (ETC) is the region’s second largest professional Equity theatre, and is committed to producing a wide range of dramas, musicals, and comedies of the highest artistic caliber, as well as to providing education and outreach programs that focus on providing arts opportunities to economically disadvantaged children and audiences. 

 

Position Summary: This full-time position will provide support to the Marketing and Development Departments of a thriving urban theatre with an annual budget of $1.8M. 

 

Reports to: Director of Marketing and Communications, Grants and Annual Fund Manager, Producing Artistic Director

 

Responsibilities:

· Serve as project leader in conceptualizing and directing videos (e.g. cast interviews, behind-the-scenes) 

· Create and distribute online content for blog, e-newsletters, and website under direction of supervisor

· Serve as a creative associate to Marketing & Development departments through brainstorming

· Assist in identifying and planning patron engagement strategies

· Assist in managing and executing social media strategy on multiple platforms (Facebook, Twitter, blog, etc..) and track performance 

· Assist in the assembly, execution, and analysis of patron surveys

· Conduct research on foundation, institutional, and corporate donors using industry databases

· Proofread marketing and development related materials

· Update and maintain media contacts, press files, and development databases 

· Draft communications such as news releases, playbill content, and donor materials

· Assemble and maintain support materials for grants, sponsors, and funders

· Assist in the planning and execution of annual fund appeals

· Represent Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati at community events

· Understand and communicate the vision of Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati

· Other tasks as assigned

 

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Public Relations, English, Arts Administration, or related field preferred. Must have excellent writing skills and strong computer skills, including Microsoft Word and Excel; experience with Adobe Creative Suite, photo/video editing software, and social media for groups or organizations a plus. This position requires outstanding organization and communication skills, including being comfortable dealing with press, patrons, and vendors. 

 

Other Skills Required: Attention to detail and accuracy, cooperative attitude, a willingness to learn new technologies and assist others, comfortable in a fast-paced office environment, ability to prioritize and manage time efficiently, and ability to work autonomously and solve problems with minimal supervision. Knowledge of local arts community and passion for the arts is preferred. The ideal candidate will also have his or her own transportation. 

 

This is a full-time, salaried position with benefits. Evening and weekend hours are sometimes required. 

 

To Apply:

Deadline to apply is September 15th. Interested candidates may submit a resume, cover letter, one-page writing sample, and three references via email to Jocelyn Meyer, Director of Marketing and Communications, jmeyer@ensemblecincinnati.org

Or to: Jocelyn Meyer, Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati, 1127 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

 

No phone calls please.


 

ArtWorks

Public Art Manager — Posted 08/18/2014 - 9:00am
Reports To: Director of Public Art
Deadline to Apply: Mon, 09/15/2014

Job Description

Job Title:  Public Art Manager

Location:  ArtWorks Administrative Office, 20 E. Central Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Hours:  Full-time

Compensation:  Salary Range $30,000 - $40,000. Employee benefits package includes health

insurance, paid time off, and savings plan.

Reports to: Director of Public Art

Start date: September 2014

Purpose:  The Public Art Manager will oversee a variety of new and existing public art projects and

programs from conception to completion with direct input from the Director of Public Art.

 

Responsibilities:

• Work with senior ArtWorks staff to research and develop budgets, timelines, and plans

• Oversee and implement public art projects and programs

• Serve as the primary point person for artists, community partners, city administrators, and vendors

• Lead meetings with stakeholders to guide productive discussion, planning, and resource coordination

• Prepare presentations for community, funders, and other audiences

• Organize and facilitate various community engagement sessions from informational (that support the

project process) to hands-on (that contribute to art project outcomes)

• Manage internal workflow to ensure resources and content is delivered according to project needs

and timelines

• Administer, track, and report outcomes measures

• Provide content to the development and communications teams for marketing and fundraising needs

• Constructively critique artists’ work in progress to ensure high-quality results

• Recruit, hire, and oversee artists, ensuring they deliver high-quality work on time and on budget

• Recruit, hire, and oversee youth Apprentice involvement in select projects

• Recruit and work with community partners or participants to implement projects

 

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications, characteristics, and

abilities:

• An understanding of public art professional practice

• A basic understanding of urban planning issues as they relate to public art

• A good design sensibility and familiarity with contemporary art

• A basic understanding of the materials, techniques ,and installation methods for public art

• Excellent organizational, problem-solving, and decision-making skills

• Strong written and telephone communications skills

• Confidence in public speaking role

• Experience and proven management skills

• Detail-oriented, with an ability to work on several projects simultaneously, balance priorities, and

meet deadlines

• Skilled in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Asana, and Creative Suites a plus

• Comfortable working with trustees, volunteers, individuals, and staff

• Experience and ease meeting and socializing with people from diverse backgrounds

• Ability to manage sensitive and confidential information with integrity

• Passion for the arts and education

• Driver’s license and personal transportation

• Excellent personal and professional references

• Available for special events, with occasional weekend/evening work

 

The successful candidate will:

• Be able to work collaboratively with and in support of programming staff and other ArtWorks team members

• Adhere to the utmost ethical standards; be intuitive, considerate ,and kind

• Be a team-player, hard-working, and an independent achiever with a “can do” attitude; must be

comfortable in a fast-paced environment

• Be inquisitive and imaginative

• Be flexible, optimistic, and constructive, with a good sense of humor

 

About ArtWorks:

Founded in 1996, ArtWorks is a non-profit arts organization that empowers and inspires the creative

community to transform our everyday environments through employment, apprenticeships, education,

community partnerships, and civic engagement. ArtWorks hires teen and professional artists to make

innovative public art to enrich the Greater Cincinnati community. To date, ArtWorks’ Summer Program

has provided job opportunities for more than 2,500 teen Apprentice Artists and 500 professional

artists. ArtWorks is funded by the City of Cincinnati, Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr./US Bank

Foundation, ArtsWave, and the Ohio Arts Council. To learn more, visit ArtWorksCincinnati.org.

 

Credentials and Experience

• Bachelor’s degree in Arts Management or related field

• 1-3 years’ experience in administrative role

• 1-3 years’ experience project management experience in a non-profit

 

To Apply:  Please submit cover letter, resume, and references to Cori Wolff at Cori@ArtWorksCincinnati.org by September 15, 2014.


 

MUSE: Cincinnati Women's Choir

Managing Director — Posted 08/18/2014 (All day)
Deadline to Apply: Fri, 09/05/2014

Job Description

MUSE, Cincinnati’s Women’s Choir, is seeking a managing director. The position oversees all administrative and production aspects of the organization's operations and also leads the organization’s audience development and fundraising activities (dependent upon previous experience). The Managing Director reports to the Board of Directors and collaborates closely with the Artistic Director. 

 

MUSE, Cincinnati’s Women’s Choir, is a 75 member auditioned choir in the culturally rich city of Cincinnati, Ohio. Founded in 1983 by Dr. Catherine Roma and currently led by Artistic Director Rhonda Juliano, MUSE is one of the most highly regarded women’s choirs in the nation. MUSE has built a feminist, collaborative culture and developed forms of democratic decision-making. MUSE is committed to increasing the repertoire of choral music for a wide range of women’s voices and seeks to continue the choir’s growth as a diverse musical organization supporting peace and justice issues.  For more information, please see www.musechoir.org. 

Responsibilities: The Managing Director’s job responsibilities include:

- Ensure that detailed objectives in the following general areas are established, implemented (within budget) and evaluated: fundraising and development, marketing, audience development, and merchandising

- Recruit and facilitate the work of volunteers in assisting in overall operations 

- Oversee and coordinate all administrative aspects of the organization's operations and productions

- Oversee creation and management of a donor relations strategy

- Assist in creating and adhering to a budget; track all expenses in adherence with approved budget

- Serve as the choir’s direct liaison for external affairs

 

Hours: Part-Time. Hours are flexible; evening and weekend work required, including but not limited to attendance at rehearsals on Monday evenings, committee and board meetings, concerts, etc; some time required during normal business hours. 

 

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will possess the following: 

- Experience with development and fundraising in a non-profit or arts organization

- Marketing and communications experience, especially related to audience development

- Superior writing, organization and communication skills

- Strong computer skills required. MS Word and Excel required; experience with QuickBooks, Access and database platforms a plus

- Sound interpersonal skills and an ability to work collaboratively in group decision making settings

- Must be flexible, possess a strong work ethic, show initiative, and have the ability to work independently and manage time efficiently

 

Application Information: Applications accepted through September 5th, 2014 (postmark deadline). Applications must include: 

- Cover letter 

- Complete curriculum vitae 

- Names of three references (name with full title, email address, phone number) 

 

Applications may be returned digitally to musemanagingdirectorsearch@gmail.com or by mail to: 

MUSE, Cincinnati’s Women’s Choir 

PO Box 23292 

Cincinnati, OH 45223 

 

Candidates for Managing Director must be committed to the MUSE Philosophy: MUSE is a women’s choir dedicated to musical excellence and social change. In keeping with our belief that diversity is strength, we are feminist women of varied ages, races and ethnicities with a range of musical abilities, political interests and life experiences. We are women loving women; we are heterosexual, lesbian and bisexual women united in song. We commission and seek out music composed by women, pieces written to enhance the sound of women’s voices and songs that honor the enduring spirit of all peoples. In performing, we strive for a concert experience that entertains, inspires, motivates, heals and creates a feeling of community with our audience.


 

My Nose Turns Red

Student Intern Positions — Posted 08/15/2014 - 9:00am
Reports To: Artistic Director
Deadline to Apply: Fri, 09/05/2014

Job Description

My Nose Turns Red Youth Circus, a non-profit arts organization that has been providing circus training to youth since 1997, seeks college interns during the next two 12- week sessions. Students should be available to work either on Saturday mornings, Saturday afternoons, all day Saturday (9am-3pm) or Wednesday afternoons/early evenings beginning Sept. 20- Dec. 13, 2014 and Jan. 11- March 28, 2015. Students will be asked to assist youth in a variety of circus skills.  No prior experience necessary but theatre, dance and/or gymnastic experience helpful.

Interns will have the opportunity to learn circus skills such as aerial silks, German wheel, and unicycling. They offer a great experience for learning circus skills and mentoring youth. Interns are needed to spot youth; organize equipment for classes, set up/break down, side coach and encourage leadership skills in the Circus Teen Coach Program.  Students will also help backstage for Circ-A-Thon and 2015 Youth Circus Extravaganza at the Aronoff Center for the Arts in March 2015. These are unpaid internships.

For more information, please contact:

Steve Roenker

info@mynoseturnsred.org

859-581-7100


 

Kennedy Heights Arts Center

Arts Education Coordinator — Posted 08/14/2014 - 5:00pm
Reports To: Executive Director
Deadline to Apply: Thu, 09/04/2014

Job Description

Job Description

The Arts Education Coordinator is a full-time position reporting to the Executive Director.  He/she is responsible for coordinating and overseeing a variety of arts education programs for diverse youth and adults in a community-based setting.

Essential Functions:

Art Education Curriculum Planning and Coordination

· Develop a year-round curriculum of visual art classes and workshops for youth and adults and multi-disciplinary summer art camps for youth.

· Partner with area schools, libraries and community organizations to provide outreach arts programs serving many underserved populations.

· Coordinate annual Ohio Arts Council artist-in-residence program.

· Recruit, interview and select contract instructors for the implementation of various arts education classes; train, orientate, supervise, and evaluate contract instructors.

· Manage the program registration process.

· Coordinate annual Student Art Exhibition. 

· Teach occasional art classes and workshops.

 

Coordination of Kennedy Artist Collective, a membership organization fostering artistic growth and creative collaboration for local artists

· Manage new member recruitment and renewal process 

· Working in collaboration with Collective members, coordinate monthly Artist Salons, workshops and other group activities

· Assist with the coordination of annual Kennedy Collective group exhibition

· Act as liaison and manage communications for the group

 

Community Relations, Marketing and Outreach

· Implement marketing strategies to increase enrollment in art programs and promote diverse participation

· Develop and produce course descriptions, program catalogs and promotional materials, as well as related website and social media content.

· Conduct outreach to schools, social organizations and community to encourage participation of underserved populations

· Establish and maintain effective working relationships community groups, agencies, school officials, students and families.

 

Program Evaluation

· Develop and implement program evaluation processes for all arts education programs.

· Maintain systematic collection and tracking of participation and outcome data for all KHAC programs.

· Participate in annual budgeting process and monitor program spending to ensure it stays within the allotted budget.

 

Qualifications:

· A Bachelor’s degree in art, art education or related field; Masters in Art Education preferred.

· Two to three years of professional field experience in the art education arena.

· Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form.

· Ability to work cooperatively with diverse colleagues, parents, and community members.

· Strong organizational skills.

· Ability to work in a team setting and willingness to work a flexible schedule with minimal supervision.

· A strong knowledge of Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint); experience with Adobe Photoshop a plus.

· Excellent analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

 

To apply, please e-mail a resume, cover letter and three references to Ellen Muse-Lindeman at ellen@kennedyarts.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  

 

Kennedy Heights Arts Center is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from a broad spectrum of candidates reflecting the diversity of the community we serve. 


 

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Accounting Assistant — Posted 08/14/2014 - 5:00pm
Reports To: Business Manager
Deadline to Apply: Thu, 09/04/2014

Job Description

The Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park is has an immediate opening for a Fulltime Accounting Assistant.  

This position is responsible for various administrative functions, including, accounts payable, invoicing, accounts receivable, sales tax and city income tax remittances, posting credit memos, payments and adjustments, bank reconciliations, 1099 reporting and various other office administrative duties.  This is a high energy level position that reports directly to the Business Manager.  There are other duties to be assigned in the course of the normal business day.

Qualifications:  An Associate’s degree in Accounting or certificate in Accounting or Business Administration and 3-4 years of relevant work experience.  Must be able to communicate (both written and oral) with staff and outside agencies in a professional, respectful, and courteous manner and follow all applicable regulatory requirements (federal, state and local). Must have a strong mathematical aptitude, problem solving ability, work with figures accurately, data entry experience and organizational skills.  Proficient experience with automated accounting software, spreadsheet and word processing software required.  Experience with Great Plains, FRx or Management Reporter software a plus. 

This position carries a full benefit package.  

Please submit your resume no later than August 25th, 2014 to Diane Ideker at the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park .  diane.ideker@cincyplay.com or mail to:  Accounting Assistant , Attention:  Diane Ideker,  Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, PO Box 6537, Cincinnati, OH  45206.  No phone calls please.

 

The Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park is an equal opportunity employer and encourages inquiries about this position from a broad spectrum of candidates reflecting the diversity of the community we serve.

 


 

MYCincinnati (Price Hill Will)

Multiple positions — Posted 08/14/2014 - 5:00pm
Reports To: Artistic Director

Job Description

Start Date September 2, 2014

Positions and Hours: 

* Orchestra/String Instructor (15 hours a week, M-F, 3-6pm)

* Bucket Drumming Instructor (1 hour a week, 6-7pm on any weekday)

* Choir Director (1 hour a week, Friday 4-5pm)

Will consider highly qualified applications with other specialties


Compensation: 
Paid hourly, inquire for rate


Orchestra Instructor Duties:
 

* Lead three levels of orchestra (beginner to intermediate, all ages)

* Lead sectionals and small ensemble rehearsals

* Take responsibility for fostering a high level of musicianship in students

* Receive teacher training with an open mind and willingness to learn

* Communicate frequently with volunteers and parents

* Help supervise students as they arrive and depart

* Assist program director as needed with additional tasks

* Curriculum design as needed

Choir Director Duties: 

* Lead a group of 40-50 musicians once a week in choir rehearsal

* Choose appropriate repertoire and prepare for performances

Bucket Drumming Instructor Duties: 

* Lead a group of up to15 students once a week for one hour

* Choose appropriate material and prepare for performances


Qualifications:
 

* Must be flexible, patient, and have excellent communication skills

* Comfortable teaching a variety of ages and levels in one group

* Have an understanding of El Sistema and the mission of MYCincinnati

* Experience with group teaching and classroom management preferred

* Candidates who can teach all strings preferred for Orchestra Instructor

* Passion for music, and encouraging of musical excellence in students

* Ability to work as a team, and open to teaching under frequent observation

* Good organizational skills and attention to details

* Some knowledge of Spanish language a plus


To apply
: Please send resume and cover letter to laura@pricehillwill.org. In your cover letter, please explain why you are interested in working at MYCincinnati, and what unique talents and abilities you could bring. Upon review, we may contact you to set up a phone or in-person interview. If you have sample teaching videos, please submit those along with your resume and cover letter. 

For more information about MYCincinnati, please visit our website, Facebook Page and YouTube Channel (all can be accessed at www.mycincinnatiorchestra.org).


Please send us your materials ASAP, but no later than Friday, August 22nd.
Thank you!


Price Hill Will does not discriminate in hiring or service delivery based on race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, or physical or mental disability unrelated to an individual’s ability to perform the job, in accordance with applicable laws.


 

Kennedy Heights Arts Center

Gallery Intern — Posted 08/14/2014 - 5:00pm
Reports To: Executive Director
Deadline to Apply: Fri, 09/05/2014

Job Description

Deadline to Apply: September 5, 2014

 

Job Description:

Kennedy Heights Arts Center, a non-profit community arts center, presents rotating art exhibitions featuring professional and emerging artists in a range of media, along with a wide range of arts education programs for youth and adults and cultural events. KHAC seeks an intern to assist with organizing and installing art exhibitions in our gallery. This is a volunteer position.  College credit may be available depending on the requirements of your college or university.  

Responsibilities:

The Gallery Intern will work closely with KHAC staff and guest curators to organize and install exhibitions and plan associated events. Duties will include: working with guest curators to plan and organize exhibitions; communicating with participating artists; cataloguing and receiving artwork; assisting with art installation; staffing the gallery; creating and distributing publicity information; and coordinating artist talks and other events associated with the exhibitions. Intern will have primary responsibility for curating our annual Student Art Exhibition, including soliciting and selecting works from area schools and installing the show.

Qualifications:

Applicant must be organized, detail-oriented, self-motivated and a creative thinker with excellent written and oral communication skills. Educational training in art/art history and prior experience in a gallery setting are desirable.  

 

Days/Hours of Work

This internship is the academic year, September 2014 to May 2015. Hours can be scheduled on Saturdays between 11:00am to 4:00pm and Tuesdays through Fridays between 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. Must be able to work on Saturdays. The work schedule will be set based on intern’s availability; about 10-12 hours per week. 

 

TO APPLY:    

Individuals with the required skills who are interested in gaining work experience in a gallery setting, adding work samples to their portfolio and making a meaningful contribution should apply. Please send a resume and cover letter describing your interest in the position to:  ellen@kennedyarts.org 


 

Kennedy Heights Arts Center

Arts Educators (Contracted Positions) — Posted 08/14/2014 - 5:00pm
Reports To: Executive Director
Deadline to Apply: Fri, 09/05/2014

Job Description

The Kennedy Heights Arts Center (KHAC) is seeking qualified art educators to teach various visual art classes for youth and adults on location at KHAC.  We are also seeking instructors to lead seasonal outreach programs at area schools and branch library locations.

 

Qualified applicants must either hold either a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Art Education or a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Fine Arts with prior experience teaching visual art to elementary-aged children.

 

Please send a letter of intent, resume, and 3 references.  Please also include 3 images of professional artwork and/or 3 images of past student artwork to Ellen Muse-Lindeman at ellen@kennedyarts.org