Job Opportunities

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Box Office Manager — Posted 10/01/2014 - 2:00pm
Deadline to Apply: Sun, 10/19/2014

Job Description

Description:

The Box Office Manager helps deliver on the CSO’s mission and vision of engaging audiences and community better than any other orchestra in the world, by delivering excellent customer service, deepening patron engagement, and cultivating a high-performance culture in the box office. The Box Office Manager has an eye toward continual process improvement; models the highest possible patron service and sales; leverages existing tools (Tessitura, T-Stats, etc.) to recommend and make good business decisions; and works collaboratively with internal and external constituencies to align positively around organizational objectives. This position also requires a willingness to learn, to embrace industry best practices, and to approach our work with an innovative, forward-leaning bent. 

 

Responsibilities:

· Hire, supervise and provide ongoing training to part-time Patron Service Representatives (PSRs) and Lead PSRs in order to maintain a well-informed, high-producing sales floor

· Maintain PSR shift schedule and update on a monthly basis

· Determines Box Office procedures and policies

· Manage budgets; determine appropriate incentives for PSRs; provide ongoing budget projections

· Develop contest and incentives for PSRs to improve sales and conversions and create a high-producing, patron-centered sales floor

· Organize annual or semi-annual group trainings prior to CSO/Pops season announcements and the start of CSO/Pops Music Hall season

· Ensure superior customer service to all patrons; resolve patron problems (CSIs) in a prompt manner

· Manage the box office 1-2 concerts per weekend at Music Hall and at most Riverbend Pops concerts

· Work closely with the Director of Sales and Marketing team on developing special offers and disseminating information

· Maintain special offers and concert information in ticketing system; update regularly

· Assist Director of Sales with ticketing set-up in Tessitura (ticket text, price types, etc.)

· Assist various departments with preparations for special events and engagement activities

· Manage preparation for special single ticket mailings that require special letters or inserts

· Supervise Lead PSRs in completing weekly box office tasks for opening and closing the box office and delegate projects

· Assist in the timely and accurate subscription preparation and processing for CSO, Pops, Lollipops Family Concerts, CSO Chamber Players, May Festival, Vocal Arts Ensemble and World Piano Competition, especially during high-volume times of year 

· Oversee community ticketing initiatives

· Leverage industry resources and connections (INTIX, etc.) for best practices and process improvements

· Ensure integrity of daily balancing and handling of all payments as well as the confidentiality, proper handling, security, filing and disposal of all sensitive materials in accordance with company standards

· Provide support for busy phone times

· Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

· At least 2-3 years customer service experience; box office experience highly desirable 

· Innate curiosity, adaptability, willingness to learn, and strong leadership skills

· Stellar project management and planning skills, and verbal/written communication skills and the confidence to communicate results to various constituencies

· Ability to represent the CSO in a professional manner 

· Thrives in an extremely fast-paced environment and can process information on the fly

· Ability to see the big picture and opportunities, while successfully executing detailed plans

· Proven effectiveness in working cross-functionally and collaboratively

· Experience with effectively managing people

· Bachelor’s degree 

· Some knowledge of classical and/or choral music preferred; non-profit or performing arts experience a plus

· Experience with Tessitura database a big plus

· Data analysis skills a plus

 

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 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 “Box Office Manager” in the subject line.

 

No third party applications will be accepted.


 

Baker Hunt Cultural Arts Center

Art Instructors (Part Time) — Posted 09/30/2014 - 3:00pm
Deadline to Apply: Wed, 10/15/2014

Job Description

Deadline to Apply: October 15th, 2014

 

Position: Art Instructor

Location: The Baker Hunt Art & Cultural Center

620 Greenup Street, Covington, KY

Hours: Part time, 2-10 hours / week

Reports to:     Art Education Director

Start date:      December 1st, 2014

 

Position Summary:

The Baker Hunt Art & Cultural Center of Covington, KY is seeking talented and passionate instructors to join our 2014-2015 Faculty.  Qualified persons will hold a BFA and/or MFA, or equivalent capability, and will have teaching experience with youth and/or adult students.  Please send resume and 3 images of professional work to Amy Tuttle, Art Education Director, at: amy@bakerhunt.com

 

Organization Summary

Started in 1922 as one of the first community arts centers in the country, The Baker Hunt Art and Cultural Center has offered classes in the region for over 90 years.  The Center provides professional instruction to youth and adults in: drawing, painting, photography, mosaics, ceramics, pastel, music, cooking, dance, yoga, and more!  Over 2,700 students from the tri-state area are served annually.

 

Baker Hunt’s mission is to provide professional art instruction in a compelling learning environment for the enrichment of studies in the Arts and Humanities.

 

Visit our website at www.bakerhunt.org    


 

Cincinnati Art Museum

Member Services Manager — Posted 09/30/2014 - 2:00pm
Deadline to Apply: Sat, 10/18/2014

Job Description

Job Responsibilities:

 

The Member Services Manager plans and manages the Art Museum’s development efforts relating to all general membership (those under $1,000 level) programs.  This position is responsible for assessing membership programs and benefits, developing acquisition and retention strategies, creating membership enrollment promotions, and fostering/maintaining good relationships with museum patrons and visitors.  

 

The Member Services Manager will also be responsible for all aspects of the Cincinnati Art Museum’s annual fund campaign and actively engaging and selling memberships to visitors during operating hours and at after hour Art Museum events.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 

- Reports directly to the Director of Development to drive revenue through the museum’s membership program and annual fundraising campaign.

 

- Actively explores strategies and creatively plans and implements a comprehensive campaign to acquire new and retain current members and annual fund donors. Responsible for setting goals, creating solicitation mailings, event planning and management, stewardship and reporting. 

 

- Active engagement and communication with Art Museum visitors leading to membership enrollment sales.  Oversees the accuracy and timeliness of membership information and the fulfillment of member benefits.

 

- Works closely with the Director of Visitor Experience to ensure member benefits properly enhance the visitor experience and are in line with visitor expectations. 

 

- Develops a comprehensive plan for the annual fund which includes creating concepts, drafting letters, setting goals and timeline, preparing budget, working with mail house vendors and implementation of the program.

 

- Works with volunteer committees (Women’s Committee) in executing follow up program for new members (phone calls, special events). Manages monthly volunteer workday. 

 

- Handles special requests, suggestions and complaints made by members in assigned programs.

 

- Responsible for creating brochures and all related member mailings as needed, including delivery to the post office.

 

- Acts as a liaison with Visitors Services Aides and Front Line employees in membership sales training and motivation to ensure the attainment of monthly membership goals.

 

- Other duties as assigned by the Director of Development.

 

Requirements

 

· Bachelor's degree or equivalent level of experience.

· 3+ years of experience in membership sales and/or customer service required, preferably in a philanthropy or community service organization.

· Superior communication skills – both written and verbal.

· Demonstrated ability to provide strong customer or guest service skills. 

· Proficiency with MS Office applications including Word and Excel.

· Experience working with Raiser’s Edge or Altru software preferred.

 

To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to: Cincinnati Art Museum ATTN: Human Resources Department 953 Eden Park Drive Cincinnati, OH 45202-1596.  Email: humanresources@cincyart.org

Position will remain open until filled. No phone calls, please.

The Cincinnati Art Museum 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

ArtRx Community Engagement Assistant — Posted 09/29/2014 - 4:00pm
Reports To: ArtRx Coordinator
Deadline to Apply: Tue, 10/14/2014

Job Description

Classification: Part-time / Seasonal Employee

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

Hours: 15 - 20 hours/week

Compensation: Hourly; $12/hour 

Reports to:  ArtRx Coordinator

Start date:  mid-October

 

Purpose:  ArtRx is a division within ArtWorks programming dedicated to promoting health and wellbeing through the healing power of art and art-making. The mission of ArtRx is to bring the life-enhancing qualities of art to area healthcare and wellness communities by creating employment opportunities for youth and professional artists to transform these environments in creative partnership with patients, families and staff. Through these projects ArtWorks creates unique and original works of art that provide support, promote healing, encourage growth and inspire hope.

 

The ArtRx Community Engagement Assistant will assist the ArtRx Coordinator with the management of the community engagement aspects of all ArtRx related programs and projects. The ArtRx Community Engagement Assistant will provide support to the ArtRx Coordinator for approximately 2 to 3 months. 

 

Responsibilities

· Assist in the organization and facilitation of community engagement sessions with patients, families and staff of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and other partners, who will work with ArtRx Artists to contribute their own creative pieces to the artists’ final works. 

· Assist with management and oversight of the Fall Hero Design Company program. Provide support to the Hero Design Company team through communication with partners, organizing community engagements and maintain materials and supplies. 

· Assist in the administration, collection and recording of outcomes measures, including the input of data related to community engagement demographics, photographs, evaluation etc. 

 

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

· Passion for the arts, education and promoting healing through art

· Excellent organizational skills

· Strong written and telephone communications skills

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

· Skilled in Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point 

· Comfortable working with youth and adults in healthcare settings. 

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

· Manage sensitive and confidential information with integrity

· Driver’s license and personal transportation 

· Excellent personal and professional references

· Available for community engagements on weekends and on weekday evenings. 

 

The successful candidate will be: 

· Able to work collaboratively with and in support of ArtRx Coordinator & other ArtWorks staff when necessary. 

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

· An excellent representative of ArtWorks

· 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

· Inquisitive and imaginative 

· Patient, resilient and proactive 

· Flexible and optimistic, with a good sense of humor

 

About ArtWorks ArtRx

ArtWorks has over a decade of experience successfully transforming healthcare environments, such as Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Cincinnati through therapeutic art-making activities. Since 2002, ArtWorks has employed 68 artists and 153 youth to engage over 1,200 patients, families and healthcare staff, inspiring the design of over 650 works of art that were permanently installed in 27 local healthcare environments. ArtWorks is the primary employer of visual artists within the region, and is the leading producer of art in healthcare environments within the City of Cincinnati.

 

Hero Design Company, a signature program of ArtWorks ArtRx, aims to show the world that regardless of limitation or circumstance every child possesses an amazing and unique array of strengths and real world super powers. By partnering with local healthcare and wellness environments such as the U.S. Bank Boys & Girls Club, ArtWorks works to engage, encourage, and empower children facing emotional, physical, or medical hardship through the creation of custom superhero capes. Together we seek to unite our community and prove that within every child lives a true hero. 

 

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 employs teen and professional artists to make innovative public art to enrich the Greater Cincinnati community. To date, ArtWorks has provided job opportunities for more than 2,500 local youth Apprentice and 650 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.

 

To apply: Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to 

Megan@ArtWorksCincinnati.org by October 5, 2014.


 

Art Academy of Cincinnati

SmartArt Instructor — Posted 09/26/2014 - 8:00am
Deadline to Apply: Tue, 10/14/2014

Job Description

The Art Academy of Cincinnati is an independent accredited four-year college of art and design dedicated to providing personalized education in the visual arts, through Bachelors, Masters, and Associates degrees. The Art Academy of Cincinnati’s Community Education Department is dedicated to providing a distinctive education to children, teens, and adults, empowering them to embrace their artistic abilities by giving them the proper tools to pursue a life of creativity.

For over 20 years the SmartArt Program, taught by artists and art educators from the Art Academy of Cincinnati and funded by a grant from Procter & Gamble, has supported art integration in CPS schools.

This long-running, successful program provides a free, hands-on art lesson that coordinates with the CPS teacher's curriculum offering a visual-art approach to learning. Skills to make art such as concentration, critical thinking, and creative problem solving are the same skills the students use for their academic success, including test taking.

The classroom teacher selects the subject matter, the goals for the lesson, the curriculum to be covered, and the standards to be met. The SmartArt Instructor will call the classroom teacher to coordinate the lesson, then researches, plans and writes the lesson as well as prepares the materials. Classroom teachers are briefed with the lesson plan and research along with suggestions for follow-up or related projects. SmartArt After-School provides this same quality art instruction in our afterschool programming. 

 

Hours available

Temporary employment by assignment or term

Flexible schedule during school hours and after school hours available 

 

Responsibilities:

-Communicate with the classroom instructor to coordinate lesson plans

-Create customized lesson plans, with age and material appropriate activities according to the classroom’s request and Common Core standards

 

Qualifications:

-BFA in art, art education, or equivalent teaching experience

-Reliable transportation

-Passion for integrating art and academics

-Experience teaching youth in a hands-on art environment, in a variety of age levels and backgrounds

-Excellent presentation, written, and oral communication skills

-Excellent organizational skills, coaching skills, and classroom management

 

To Apply:

Submit a letter of interest, and resume with three (3) references. A lesson plan and art sample may be requested during interview process.

Email: ceoutreach@artacademy.edu

Fax: 513-562-8778

Mail: Outreach, Community Education

Art Academy of Cincinnati

1212 Jackson Street, Cincinnati OH 45202

 

Please no phone calls.


 

Cincinnati Art Museum

Special Event Intern - Fall 2014 — Posted 09/25/2014 - 12:00pm
Deadline to Apply: Sun, 10/12/2014

Job Description

The Cincinnati Art Museum has an immediate opening for a part-time, unpaid intern to work in the Special Events department at the Cincinnati Art Museum.

 

Position Duties and Responsibilities: This internship position will help the special events team plan and execute internal and external events including weddings. The intern will also assist with administrative duties having to do with the special events office. 

Requirements:   Current undergraduate student required with previous event experience or knowledge preferred. Saturday evenings will be required plus 1-2 week days in the office.

Applicant should be organized and possess strong customer skills.

 

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to:

 

Cincinnati Art Museum

ATTN: Human Resources Department

953 Eden Park Drive

Cincinnati, OH 45202-1596

Resumes may also be submitted by email to humanresources@cincyart.org.

 

Additional application requirements for Internships:

 

· A cover letter describing your interest in the internship program, museum work and reasons for applying. Please include name, home and school addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail address.

 

· A full résumé of education and employment history, including contact information for three references.

 

· A list of all college-level course work.

 

· Other information as specified in the position description.


 

Cincinnati Art Museum

Marketing Intern - 2014 — Posted 09/25/2014 - 12:00pm
Reports To: Director of Marketing and Communications
Deadline to Apply: Sun, 10/12/2014

Job Description

Be a part of the Cincinnati Art Museum's Marketing and Communications Department!

 

Position Duties and Responsibilities: Prospective interns should be able to work 20 hours a week and only one Friday night a month to assist with our Final Friday event "Art After Dark". Our Communications Intern will also assist with Marketing Research and Media Records.

 

Requirements: Undergraduate or Graduate student pursuing a degree in

journalism, media or communications. Must have strong writing and organizational skills. Must have a background and be comfortable with creating content for Social Media.

 

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to:

 

Cincinnati Art Museum

ATTN: Human Resources Department

953 Eden Park Drive

Cincinnati, OH 45202-1596

Resumes may also be submitted by email to humanresources@cincyart.org.

 

Additional application requirements for Internships:

 

· A cover letter describing your interest in the internship program, museum work and reasons for applying. Please include name, home and school addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail address.

 

· A full résumé of education and employment history, including contact information for three references.

 

· A list of all college-level course work.

 

· Other information as specified in the position description.


 

SongFest at Colburn

Program Administrator - Cincinnati-based — Posted 09/25/2014 - 12:00pm
Reports To: Founding Artistic Director
Deadline to Apply: Sat, 10/18/2014

Job Description

SongFest, a California non-profit, is seeking a Program Administrator to manage  the day-to day operations in Cincinnati. The program is held at the Colburn School in Los Angeles in June. SongFest is the premier festival and summer training program in the US dedicated primarily to art song. 

 

Under the direction of the Founding Artistic Director, the Program Administrator is responsible for carrying out all aspects of the company's administrative operations in Cincinnati including: scheduling, office management, correspondences, database management, travel and housing arrangements, and management of program expenses.  As of May 25 this position will move to the campus of The Colburn School in Los Angeles until the end of June 2015

 

 

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

 

· Create, manage and communicate the master schedule including all scheduling on site at Colburn (master classes, individual coachings, concerts, and special events).

· Communicate with all Colburn Heads of Staff as it pertains to duties at SongFest.

· Supervise of all staff, interns, and independent contractors.

· Assist with production of 100 page program book, including keeping repertoire database up to date. 

· Create and distribute weekly status update document and updated task list.

· Clerical work including letters, errands and other correspondence, including donor acknowledgements

· Assist with needs of faculty, board, applicants, donors, alumni and vendors. 

· Book travel and housing arrangements for faculty.

· Manage and prepare expenses for Bookkeeper. 

· Create press releases and send to publicity contacts in Los Angeles.

· Provide executive level administrative support to organization’s Director with discretion 

· Prepare agendas for monthly staff meetings and board meetings.

· Prepare reporting at end of program.

 

Candidates will have excellent communicative and writing skills and strong computer skills, including Microsoft Word,  and highly proficient in advanced Excel, This position requires outstanding organization and communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work independently and follow through with tasks. Those with arts administration experience are encouraged to apply. Experience in event planning preferred. This is a full time position and compensation is competitive.

Candidates should email a cover letter, resume and salary to songfest@earthlink.net

 

SongFest is comprised of a rigorous curriculum addressing the concerns of the 21st-century singer with classes in acting, movement, diction, repertoire and career guidance workshops, daily master classes taught by an international roster of leading recital artists and pedagogues, collaborations with leading American composers and the presentation of at least one commissioned world premiere every summer, and an exciting concert series presented at Colburn’s state-of-the-art venues.  www.songfest.us

 

SongFest is an EEO/M/F/V/D employer


 

Cincinnati Art Museum

Curator of European Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture — Posted 09/25/2014 - 12:00pm
Deadline to Apply: Mon, 10/20/2014

Job Description

The Cincinnati Art Museum is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Curator of European Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture.  Curatorial rank will be commensurate upon experience and education.

 

Responsibilities: The Curator of European Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture will have overall responsibility for the stewardship and development of the museum’s extensive holdings of European paintings, sculpture, and all works on paper except prints and photographs.  The person in this position will research, interpret, acquire, conserve, and educate by performing the following duties:

 

- Demonstrates curatorial responsibility for all art objects within the aegis of the curatorial department, and works in cooperation with other curators where departmental responsibilities for art objects overlap, for example with prints, photographs, or contemporary art or where an artist is ascribed dual nationalities.   

 

- Cares for, researches, documents, exhibits, preserves (in consultation with the Conservation Department), and publishes works of art in the permanent collection, including those in storage or on display.

 

- Responsible for the generation of temporary exhibitions, whether from concept or by assignment, organized by the Cincinnati Art Museum or by another institution.  Exhibitions involve organizing, researching, writing, supervising and/or coordinating details such as lectures, catalogues, brochures, labels, installation, photography, gallery tours, publicity, fund raising, presentations on the exhibition topic, selection and negotiation of loans, hosting lenders and artists, and preparation of and adherence to budgets.  Museum procedures have to be followed, and all activities have to be coordinated with all relevant existing divisions such as: Museum Services, Development, Marketing and Communications, and Learning and Interpretation.

 

- Lectures and writes on works of art in the Cincinnati Art Museum’s permanent collection (s) for scholarly meetings and/or publications, or general and particularized programs within the Cincinnati Art Museum, for books, newspapers, and general publications, all within the limits of curatorial specialties and based on or related to the permanent collections of the Cincinnati Art Museum.  Where necessary, all writing (e.g., grant writing, journal writing, brochure texts) must be coordinated with the proper division, such as Learning and Interpretation, Institutional Advancement, or Marketing and Communications.

 

- Seeks and recommends new acquisitions of gifts or purchases within the curatorial specialties or the permanent collections, including scholarly research and background material to justify consideration of a given art object or objects and prepares acquisition worksheets.  

 

- Furnishes consultation and advice on art matters to other museums, public and private collectors, at no time suggesting financial appraisals.

 

- Installs and labels works of art in the permanent collections in concert with the divisions of Learning and Interpretation and Museum Services.

 

- Responsible for division, maintaining and adhering to all relative budgets, including those related to permanent installations, temporary exhibitions, the department and special projects.

 

- Where applicable, supervises departmental staff, including volunteers and interns.

 

- Responsible for docent training, public lectures, gallery talks, and press education for selected projects in coordination with the divisions of Institutional Advancement, Learning and Interpretation and Marketing and Communications.

 

- Supports the fund-raising and public relations efforts of the Cincinnati Art Museum, in coordination with the divisions of Development and Marketing and Communications.

 

- Serves as liaison between the Cincinnati Art Museum and departmental visiting committees and other groups with special interest in or support of the department, including the museum-affiliated Friends of European Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture.

 

- Represents museum at social and civic events.

 

- Serves on various committees or panels, and attends meetings demanded by the position.

 

- Acts as courier in U.S. and abroad in coordination with the division of Museum Services.

 

- Attends conferences and lectures, and visits museums and dealers in U.S. and abroad.

 

- Performs other miscellaneous duties as assigned by the Chief Curator.

 

Requirements: M.A. in Art History (Ph.D. preferred) with a minimum of five years relevant professional experience in the field.   Curatorial rank will be commensurate with experience.

 

The Curator of European Painting, Drawings, and Sculpture must demonstrate a proven ability to work collaboratively with others to achieve institutional objectives.  Must possess a broad familiarity with European Art, from the late middle ages to the early twentieth century, with a specialty focus within these parameters; a demonstrated knowledge of museum practices; excellent written and oral communication skills; good working knowledge of database, word processing, and other relevant computer programs; and a commitment to both scholarship and working with diverse public constituencies; ability to present information effectively and respond to questions from museum staff, donors, members of the museum, and the general public.  The Curator of European Painting & Sculpture must also be able to create and manage program budgets.

 

Interested applicants should mail their cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to: Cincinnati Art Museum, Attention: Human Resources Department, 953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202, Email application materials to: humanresources@cincyart.org .  

 

Position will be open until filled.

 

The Cincinnati Art Museum 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


 

Cincinnati Art Museum

Director of Marketing and Communications — Posted 09/25/2014 - 12:00pm
Deadline to Apply: Thu, 10/16/2014

Job Description

The Cincinnati Art Museum has an opening for the position of Director of Marketing and Communications.  This is a permanent, full-time, and exempt staff position with an excellent benefit package.

Responsibilities:  

The Director of Marketing & Communications of the Cincinnati Art Museum oversees the Art Museum’s activities in the areas of marketing and promotion, internal and external communications, and press relations.  The Director of Marketing & Communications will be responsible for strategic planning, budget management, and the oversight of day-to-day operations in each of these areas.  As a department head, the Director of Marketing & Communications works cooperatively with the managers of the Art Museum’s other divisions and actively represents the institution and promotes its mission to a broad range of external constituencies.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

- Works collaboratively with the Chief Administrative Officer and relevant senior staff to ensure that the work of the Marketing and Communications Division will support the Art Museum’s mission and is effectively coordinated with the work of other divisions.

 

- Supervises and coordinates the work of the Marketing, Advertising/Promotions, and Press Relations/Communications departments to ensure that they operate efficiently and achieve institutional objectives.

 

- Provides oversight and editorial support for the Art Museum’s website and internal communications web page.

 

- Prepares annual and multiyear budgets for the Marketing and Communications division and monitors these on a regular basis.

 

- Develops and implements annual marketing and communications plan designed to promote a positive image of the Art Museum, and enhance awareness of the Art Museum in the city, the region, and among national and international art audiences.  Coordinates marketing and promotional activities with the Development and Learning & Interpretation divisions to ensure that they complement the Museum’s membership and community outreach efforts.

 

- Develops a long-range plan for the Marketing and Communications division and implements this plan in consultation with the Chief Administrative Officer and senior staff of the Art Museum.

 

- Serves as the staff representative on the Marketing Committee of the Board of Trustees.

 

- Manages any outside agency partners, including communications, PR, or advertising/digital.

 

- Represents the Art Museum to key external constituencies and works collaboratively with other cultural and educational organizations in the tri-state region.

 

- Carries out other duties as assigned as Chief Administrative Officer.

 

Requirements:  

M.B.A. or a B.A. in marketing with a minimum of five years’ managerial experience in the field.  A prior knowledge of museum or non-profit management is preferred, but is not a requirement.  

Excellent managerial, communication and interpersonal skills as well as experience in budget management and institutional planning.

If interested, please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to: Cincinnati Art Museum ATTN: Human Resources Department 953 Eden Park Drive Cincinnati, OH 45202-1596.  Email: humanresources@cincyart.org

Position will remain open until filled. No phone calls, please.

The Cincinnati Art Museum 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.


 

Cincinnati Art Museum

Assistant Director of Docent Learning — Posted 09/25/2014 - 12:00pm
Deadline to Apply: Sat, 10/18/2014

Job Description

The Cincinnati Art Museum is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant Director of Docent Learning. This is a permanent, full-time, and exempt staff position with an excellent benefit package.

 

Position Overview:

This position directs the development, implementation, and evaluation of the Art Museum’s on-going Docent program.  This includes planning and evaluation of all of the activities of the Docent Corps at the Art Museum, to insure that short-term and long-term goals are met.  The key activities include: structuring the content and format of touring strategies, training of new Docents, recruiting of new Docents, providing continuing education for the entire Corps, and guiding program committees.  This position serves as the main liaison between the Docents and the staff of Art Museum.  

The position interfaces consistently with other members of the Division of Learning and Interpretation to develop, implement, and evaluate the Docent-led touring programs for adults, youth, and families at the Art Museum.  These programs are both available for free-choice visitors and those arriving for scheduled programs such as school groups and adult group tours

 

Essential Responsibilities:

 

- Oversees the daily activities of the Docent Corps, including issues related to Docent-led programs, training, preparation of materials, and Docent functions and committees.

 

- Reports to the Director of Learning and Interpretation on all Docent activities and status of projects.  

 

- Coordinates Docent activities and works collaboratively with other museum divisions.  

 

- Supervises and evaluates all Docents and fosters their educational development.

 

- Develops and monitors an annual budget for the Docent Corps in consultation with the Director of Learning and Interpretation.

 

- In collaboration with Learning and Interpretation staff, helps to plan and implement all Docent-led programming related to both the permanent collections and temporary exhibitions.  

 

Establishes qualitative and quantitative goals for evaluating this programming.

 

- Oversees Docent training in cooperation with Learning and Interpretation and Curatorial Divisions.  

 

- Develops and implements strategies for increasing the number of new Docents, creating diversity in the Corps, and retaining current Docents.

 

- Stays current and implements best practices around Docent touring strategies.

 

- Serves as the primary liaison to the Docent Advisory Council.  Assures the Art Museum’s strong collaborative relationships with its Docents and provides formal and informal recognition of their contributions to the Art Museum and its audience.

 

 

- Works closely with the Docents and the Learning and Interpretation Division to develop, implement, and evaluation programs that address the needs and interests of visitors with disabilities.  

 

- Works closely with Docents to coordinate social events.

 

- Oversees annual contracts and publication of annual directory.

 

- Creates and edits monthly Docent newsletter.

 

 

Skills necessary

 

Masters degree in art education, art history, museum education, or related field.  Strong knowledge of and the ability to teach art history is required.  The candidates should also have at least two years of experience in public programs in an art museum/gallery setting and knowledge of visitor studies/educational theory.  The candidate should be familiar with and supportive of discussion based tour methods (e.g. Visual Thinking Strategies). The candidate should have a background in volunteer management.

Candidates should have a proven track record as excellent manager and effective leader, and a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with volunteers, colleagues/staff, and community representatives.  Candidates should possess strong organizational abilities, excellent speaking, writing, and interpersonal skills, and have a good knowledge of computing, finance, and budgeting.

 

To Apply:

 

The position will remain open until filled. Please send cover letter, resume, professional references, and salary requirements to: Human Resources Dept., Cincinnati Art Museum, 953 Eden Park Dr., Cincinnati, OH 45202. Fax: 513-639-2932 or email to humanresources@cincyart.org


The Cincinnati Art Museum 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.


 

Cincinnati Art Museum

Back of House / Kitchen Staff (Part-Time) — Posted 09/25/2014 - 12:00pm
Deadline to Apply: Sat, 10/18/2014

Job Description

The Cincinnati Art Museum has an immediate opening for a part-time Back of the House / Kitchen Staff member for the Museum’s Terrace Café and Catering Departments.

Responsibilities: Assist in the preparation of culinary delights for Art Museum patrons and to execute the menu to ensure a high level of performance, guest satisfaction and profitability. Guest satisfaction in our restaurant revolves around the food appearance, high quality of the food and overall dining experience. 

Working under the direction of the Chef & the Hospitality Manager, general responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

• Assist in managing day-to-day operation of the kitchen, coordinate food production schedules and ensure highest level of food quality, taste and presentation.

• Participate in food preparation, produce food of consistently high quality, taste and presentation and expedite during peak meal periods as needed.

• Control food cost by assisting in training kitchen staff on the proper methods of food preparation and handling, by training kitchen, restaurant and steward employees on how to handle leftover food items.

• Ensures that all kitchen employees consistently adhere to uniform, grooming and appearance standards. 

• In conjunction with the Chef & the Hospitality Manager, establish goals for the kitchen, anticipate and resolve problems concerning all facets of the kitchen, anticipate trends, enact approved profit-oriented and cost saving ideas/activities.

• Establish and require strict adherence to health department food handling guidelines. 

• In conjunction with the Chef and the Hospitality Manager, develop menus & create and ensure adherence to recipes and product specifications. Train kitchen staff on all new menus. 

• Individual must maintain effective communication within the kitchen, be responsive to staff suggestions and concerns and work to resolve problems.

• Maintain effective working relationship with food and beverage management, staff and Art Museum departments.

• Complete daily food orders based upon scheduled banquet events and projected levels of business. 

• Conduct regular inspections of the entire kitchen/dishwash. 

Requirements: High School graduate or equivalent vocational training certificate required. A degree in or working toward a degree in Culinary Arts, Hospitality, or Restaurant Management from an accredited culinary school highly desired. 

Resume can be submitted by mail or email to The Cincinnati Art Museum, Attention: Human Resources Department, 953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202 

Email: humanresources@cincyart.org 

No drop-in interviews available.  No phone calls, please.

The Cincinnati Art Museum 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.


 

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Corporate Relations Manager — Posted 09/24/2014 - 9:00am
Reports To: Director of Institutional Giving
Deadline to Apply: Tue, 10/14/2014

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: Working as part of the development team, the Corporate Relations Manager is responsible implementing fundraising strategies to meet budgeted CSO income goals for corporate and sponsorship annual fund, special projects and large-scale fundraising events. Reporting to the Director of Institutional Giving, the Corporate Relations Manager is responsible for the acquisition, cultivation, relationship management and retention of sponsorships from businesses and corporations that support the annual fund campaign, special projects and special fundraising events.  

 

Job Responsibilities:

· Work closely with the Director of Institutional Giving to implement a comprehensive strategic sponsorship and corporate fundraising plan; 

· Manage a portfolio of corporate prospect relationships both independently and collaboratively to meet aggressive funding goals and to acquire support for the CSO’s priority programs and projects;  

· Manage fulfillment of promised benefits and deliverables including advertising schedule, logo placement on all marketing communications, ad deadlines, concert tickets, corporate plaques and other benefits as outlined in proposals;

· Develop strategies for specific approaches, prepare solicitation letters and supporting materials as well as mailing coordination;

· Implement strategy for key prospects and initiate and/or manage moves, including solicitations, calls, meetings, support materials, proposals, reports, letters, presentations, stewardship and recognition activities, as well as networking and strategic events;

· Manage the tracking and updating of Tessitura to capture strategies, contacts, results, and institutional relationship history;

· Actively participate in fundraising activities related to the organization’s events; 

· Ensure that sponsors are thanked and invoiced in a timely and effective manner;

· Perform and coordinate concert cultivation and recognition as needed

 

Qualifications: The ideal candidate must be extremely detailed oriented, have excellent computer, strategic thinking, organizational and communication skills; and possess the ability to work effectively under pressure and harmoniously with other staff, and the ability to work independently. 

This candidate must exhibit the highest level of discretion and confidentiality when dealing with high level donors. 

 

Success in the position requires excellence in the following areas:

· Three to five years individual fundraising experience, preferably in the nonprofit arts sector

· Communication – must display a high level of communication with peers, colleagues, volunteers, donors and prospects;

· Planning/organization – the individual should prioritize and plan work activities, use time efficiently and develop realistic action plans;

· Judgment – the individual should display a willingness to make decisions, exhibit sound and accurate judgment and make timely decisions; 

· Interpersonal skills – the individual will work cooperatively with others within the development department and other departments across the Orchestra.

 

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies and skills to perform the essential functions of this position including

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

· Ability to maintain the strictest of confidence and utmost honesty;

· Experience with relational databases such as Tessitura;

· Personal integrity and ability to interact effectively with all levels of staff, volunteers, donors, and prospects;

· Extraordinary customer service skills;

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

· Other duties, as assigned.

 

Education and Experience

· Bachelor’s degree  required

· 3-5 years related fundraising, development, or sales experience in a fast-paced environment;

· Demonstrated ability of proactively identifying prospects that support the organization’s mission and programs;

· A strong understanding of nonprofit sector. 

 

 

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

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra offers a competitive wage 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.

Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:

Human Resources

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Music Hall

1241 Elm Street

Cincinnati, OH  45202

Or via email at:  hr@cincinnatisymphony.org 

Please put “Corporate Relations Manager” in the subject line.

No third party applications will be accepted.


 

The Carnegie

Staff Support Associate — Posted 09/22/2014 - 4:00pm
Reports To: Deputy Director and Box Office Manager
Deadline to Apply: Thu, 10/16/2014

Job Description

Position Purpose 

Reporting to The Carnegie Deputy Director, the Staff Support Associate helps maintain daily operations at The Carnegie, supports all three program areas and represents the organization with professionalism and poise. 

 

Essential Functions and Basic Duties 

1. Financial Management Assistance 

a. Assists the Executive Director in weekly financial management, which includes filing invoices and purchase orders. 

b. Responsible for weekly inventory of office and concession supplies; and subsequent ordering. 

c. Responsible for shredding sensitive financial materials. 

 

2. Human Resources 

a. Create a spreadsheet that tracks staff hours, vacation and sick time. 

 

3. Customer Service Management 

a. Manages, maintains and supervises office operations: reception, machines, supplies; maintains relationships with vendors, contractors, and suppliers associated with programs as well as facility upkeep. 

b. Keeps a clean and tidy lobby and office area. 

c. Greets guests as they arrive and keeps up on programs to be able to answer all patron questions. 

 

4. Board Management and Organizational Development 

a. Manages bi-monthly board meetings, including setting up, coordinating with caterer, clean up and making copies of board reports. 

 

5. Event Management 

a. Manages the facility and onsite staff for rental and Carnegie events. 

b. Evenings and weekends may be required. 

 

6. Database Management 

a. Works with various departments to provide data entry into The Carnegie’s database systems, including Vendini and Microsoft Outlook. 

 

7. Box Office Assistance 

a. Processes walk-up, phone and online ticket orders in an efficient and courteous manner. 

b. Creates reports and other documentation for events as needed. 

c. Provides positive customer service experiences by addressing patron ticketing issues. 

d. Cultivates relationships and sales with group sales contacts. 

e. Collects and maintains programs and/or set lists from Carnegie performances to be able to provide accurate and timely reports to ASCAP and BMI. 

f. Ability to be the lead Box Office staff member during specific events. 

 

8. Gallery, Theatre, Education, Fundraising and Marketing Assistant 

a. Provides assistance to departments as needed. 

 

9. Other duties as assigned 

 

Qualifications 

Education/Certification: High School diploma/GED required. College degree in process. 

Required Knowledge: Previous experience with office administration. 

Preferred Computer Skills: Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, database management, cloud-based file storage 

Pay Scale: Competitive salary plus medical and dental benefits, of which The Carnegie pays 80% for the employee, plus other benefits. 

 

Apply 

Please send a cover letter and resume to Alicia Krall at akrall@thecarnegie.com by Wednesday, October 15. Interviews will be scheduled for October 20 and 21. 

 

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. 


 

Mayerson JCC

Graphic Designer — Posted 09/22/2014 - 4:00pm
Reports To: Director of Marketing and Communications
Deadline to Apply: Sun, 10/12/2014

Job Description

The Graphic Designer is responsible for the print, advertising and digital design, production, and distribution of JCC marketing and advertising materials for the overall Mayerson JCC brand, its business units (Camp at the J, JCC Senior Center, JCC Early Childhood School, etc.) services, programs and events. Design includes print, digital, collateral materials, emails, graphics and signage for specific business units, programs and special events. The Graphic Designer reports directly to the Director of Marketing and Communications.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

· Apply creative solutions and design to organize and present information in an engaging, aesthetically pleasing manner.

· Maintain Mayerson JCC branding and guidelines by using specific color palettes, styles and templates.

· Design and produce a broad range of print publications (including brochures, flyers, forms, corporate identity, promotions, event programs, etc.), as well as manage vendor relations and distribution of these materials.

· Design a broad range of advertising (including display ads, digital monitor ads, signs, collateral materials, etc.) and manage the placement of external and internal advertising.

· Design and produce online advertising (including newsletters, emails, digital signage, website and social media graphics, program updates, etc.).

· Ability to take a project from concept through final execution on multiple touch points, including prepress production working with internal and possibly external groups.

· Design and manage internal and external design-driven displays and signage.

· Work with partner agencies and organizations to develop joint advertising and materials.

· Establishing and ensuring high standards of quality control for deliverables are met.

· Scope and plan timelines for projects; meet all associated deadlines.

· Coordinate scheduling of marketing print pieces in relation to department calendars and printer/mailhouse logistics.

· Staying current on best practices & sharing with others.

· Other duties as required.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

· College graduate with 4+ years of full-time graphics-related work experience.

· Must have a strong graphic design portfolio demonstrating creative talent, refined sense of typography, brand sensibility and with an overall powerful communication.

· Must be proficient in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Bridge; PC platform; video editing skills not required, but preferred.

· Ability to deliver projects across all communication touchpoints

· Demonstrate strong organizational skills, with the ability effectively manage multiple projects/tasks of varying complexities meet deadlines and work well under pressure.

· Must demonstrate very strong communication skills, both verbal and written.

· Be a self-starter who is able to work independently and efficiently.

· Be able to effectively work with a broad range of people in different departments.

· Be a team player and assist other Marketing staff in completing department projects.

This position description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed.  It is not intended to be an exhaustivelist of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel in the above position.

 

Please submit resumes to: hr@jcincy.org


 

Cincinnati Art Museum

Terrace Cafe and Catering Servers — Posted 09/20/2014 - 12:00pm
Deadline to Apply: Sat, 10/18/2014

Job Description

The Cincinnati Art Museum has immediate openings for part-time Servers in the Museum's Terrace Café and Event Catering Department.

 

Responsibilities: Working under the direction of the Hospitality Manager, duties include, but are not limited to the following: 

 

• Report to work with a positive, friendly attitude at all times. 

• Must serve guests in a prompt, friendly and professional manner. 

• Answer guest's menu questions and make suggestions.

• Provide excellent customer service to the customers of the café at the Art Museum.

 

Requirements: High School graduate or equivalent vocational training certificate required. Prior fine dining restaurant experience preferred. Candidate must have excellent customer service skills, a positive attitude, and the ability to work successfully with others. Must have strong communication skills, the ability to problem solve in a fast-paced environment, and the ability to respond to questions effectively from Art Museum staff, members, and the general public. Candidate must be dependable, organized, be able to meet the physical demands of position, and maintain a professional demeanor. Selected candidates will enjoy flexible hours, a beautiful atmosphere, and a great work environment!

 

Resume can be sent via mail to the Cincinnati Art Museum, Attention: Human Resources Department, 953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202 or by email to humanresources@cincyart.org. An application can be filled out at the visitor services desk in the front lobby during Museum hours. No drop-in interviews available. No phone calls please.


 

Jewish Federation of Cincinnati

Project Manager, Fundraising and Development - Create Your Jewish Legacy — Posted 09/19/2014 - 11:00am
Reports To: Director of Development
Deadline to Apply: Tue, 09/30/2014

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

To continue ongoing management of Development and Planned Giving projects, including honoring and recognizing Jewish community members for their role in sustaining agencies, organizations, and congregations in the Cincinnati Jewish community and to encourage new gifts.

 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

 

· Enter and Track all planned giving and endowment gifts to the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati and other communal organizations. Enter and track all donor information in excel database and other software.

· Steward donor relationships and help donors write biographical statements, curate family photographs, and provide other materials to be displayed on their “Donor Page” in a public tribute and interactive exhibit. 

· Interface with Jewish communal organizations, including professional staff and volunteer leadership, to obtain donor information, release forms and notify organizations about donor gifts. 

· Oversee and coordinate upgrades to the interactive technology and the production of audio and video components.

· Head the planning team for annual Legacy Society event and help coordinate other Development Department events.

 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

 

· Strong attention to detail

· Must be proficient in Excel

· Excellent written and oral communication skills

· Highly organized and self-directed

· Excellent data entry skills

· Experience in event planning preferred

· Ability to professionally and effectively communicate with donors, professionals and volunteers of all ages

· Bachelor Degree or equivalent experience preferred

 

Please submit resumes to: hr@jcincy.org


 

Middletown Arts Center

Art Instructors (Part Time) — Posted 09/17/2014 - 2:00pm
Deadline to Apply: Wed, 10/01/2014

Job Description

The Middletown Arts Center is seeking the qualified art instructors for the 2014 and 2015 class schedule. Qualified persons will hold a BFA and/or MFA and will have prior teaching experience with the age group they are applying to instruct.  Applicants must have a flexible schedule and be willing & able to drive the MAC Mobile to off site locations.  All of the following positions are part time. Please send letter of intent, resume, and 3 images of professional work to Leslie Pinto at lpinto@middletownartscenter.com

 

Art on the Go Youth Instructor:

This visual art instructor will be available to teach off site after school classes, offsite Saturday morning classes, and offsite private/birthday parties for students in kindergarten-eighth grade. Must be able to teach fine arts (drawing, painting, mixed media) curriculum and craft activities. 

 

Art on the Go Adult Instructor:

This 2-D (drawing, watercolor, oil, acrylic, multimedia) visual arts instructor will be available to teach offsite & onsite Saturday morning classes and offsite private parties for adult students.


 

ArtWorks

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: Mon, 10/27/2014

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 Colleen Houston at colleen@ArtWorksCincinnati.org by October 27, 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