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As a free service to the community, ArtsWave offers a list of jobs available in the arts and culture sector. Postings reflect a variety of opportunities from volunteer and part-time jobs to full-time executive-level positions. Click on each job title below to view the full job description.

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Fitton Center for Creative Arts

Director of Finance

Posted:
Dec 2, 2016
Position: DIRECTOR OF FINANCE 

POSITION OVERVIEW
- Full Time Position (40hrs p/w)
- Reports Directly to the Executive Director
- Works directly with all departments 
- Direct Reports: Administrative Specialist at Front Desk
- Salary to be negotiated 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 
- Management of all book keeping and general ledger administration
- Management of all financial records
- Management of all banking: deposits & record keeping
- Cash management, oversight and control checks
- Management of Invoicing and accounts receivable 
- Management of accounts payable
- Financial reporting to Executive Director 
- Financial reporting to the Board (monthly/bi-monthly)
- Oversight of Payroll (with Payroll services by external CPA firm)
- Oversight of database & systems management 
- Oversight of donor & sponsorship records and management in conjunction with the Director of Development
- Oversight grant applications, record keeping and reporting in conjunction with grants manager
- Oversight of the Ovation Ticketing & Database System in direct consultation with the Development and Marketing staff
- Oversight of the administrative structure and record keeping of all departments, with particular attention to financial and grant records

ASSISTANCE 
- Working directly with the Executive Director and relevant board members on the relevant duties to ensure strategy and success of the position 
- Direct assistance from external CPA Services 

QUALIFICATIONS 
- 3-5 Years Finance Department experience essential 
- Excellent Quickbooks skills and management essential 
- Education in accountancy, financial management or non-profit management preferred 
- Strong systems and administration skills preferred 

ABOUT THE FITTON CENTER
The Fitton Center for Creative Arts isn’t just a building – it’s an experience. We are a non-profit arts organization that has been a part of the community for over 20 years. The entire complex is dedicated to the arts in all disciplines and for all ages and abilities of participants. The organization, now in its 22nd year, has a legacy of changing lives and building community through the arts. The Fitton Center houses a 239-seat recently refurbished theatre, and a gorgeous Ballroom with traditional décor and a Vista Room overlooking the Great Miami River. At the Fitton you will be enthralled by extraordinary musicians, actors and dancers at one our live performances or stroll through our 5 remarkable art galleries. Our programs include over 250 classes, workshops, and summer camps annually and over 60 live events. Become a part of the Fitton Center, and redefine the way you experience the arts in Hamilton!

APPLICATIONS
Please send by mail or email:
- A single page cover letter.
- A two-page resume.
- Three professional references.

Ian MacKenzie-Thurley
Executive Director 
c/o Mike Hicks, Executive Assistant
mike@fittoncenter.org
Fitton Center for Creative Arts
101 S. Monument Avenue
Hamilton, OH 45011-2833 USA

CLOSING DATE
5pm, Friday December 9

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES 
The Fitton Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, The Fitton Center complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

The Fitton Center expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of The Fitton Center employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

Wardrobe Supervisor

Posted:
Nov 28, 2016
About the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
The Cincinnati Shakespeare Company (CSC) is a resident ensemble theatre company bringing Shakespeare and the Classics to life for audiences of all ages. Producing year-round, CSC executes up to 10 main stage productions, 6 touring productions, and several educational events per season. 

Position Overview
The Wardrobe Supervisor is essential to the production team of CSC, collaborating closely with designers, other production team members, artistic associates, and the producing artistic director to ensure that all projects produced at CSC are artistically executed to the highest possible standard.

This is a full-time, year-round position averaging 45 hours per week. Extended hours and modified work weeks may be necessary due to technical rehearsal schedules and specific production needs. The Wardrobe Supervisor is eligible for benefits through CSC which include health, dental and vision insurance as well as paid time off (vacation, holiday, and sick leave).
This position reports to the Costume Shop Manager.

Responsibilities
Wardrobe 
- Running wardrobe backstage for all mainstage productions and educational matinees.
- Maintaining and cleaning costumes during all production runs
- Doing all show laundry and redistributing clean clothes after each performance.
- Spraying and deodorizing all non-washable clothes after each performance.
- Steaming and pressing garments as needed.
- Repairing garments as needed and informing the shop manager of any serious damages or repairs.
- Re-blocking, cleaning and maintaining wigs during the production run.
- Attend production meetings and designer run throughs as necessary.
- Participate in stage cleaning and preparation leading into technical rehearsals and build processes. 
- Maintain cleanliness of backstage wardrobe spaces including dressing rooms (per - Actors Equity Association rulebook), quick change booths, and any storage shelves, racks, or tables.
- Participate in wardrobe strike for all productions.
- Costume Shop 
- Weeks when running wardrobe does not require 40 working hours per week
- Participate in costume build process including pulling, patterning, stitching and draping.
- Assist the Costume Shop Manager in the restock, cleaning, and maintaining of costume storage and work spaces as requested.
- Coordinate costumes for up to (3) remounted productions seasonally.

Design
- Design opportunities may be available to the Wardrobe Supervisor who is successful with the primary responsibilities of their position and desires design experience. 
- If a design assignment is given to the Wardrobe Supervisor it is with the understanding that the design is to be executed on top of all duties already required as Wardrobe Supervisor. 

General
- Adhere to company policies and regulations per the CSC Company Handbook.
- Maintain a safe, fair, and ethical working environment.
- CPR certification provided by CSC.
- Collaborate with the Costume Shop Manager to improve production processes.
- This includes participation in production postmortem surveys and season planning efforts.
- Submit receipts, expense reports, and reimbursement requests to the Costume Shop  Manager weekly.
- Other duties as requested by the Costume Shop Manager.

Qualifications
- Basic familiarity with theatrical wardrobe operations, costume maintenance, laundry, dressing, and quick change procedures required. 
- 1-2 years of wardrobe supervisor or wardrobe crew experience preferred.
- Hands-on experience with wig maintenance and application required.
- Intermediate costume construction knowledge required.
- Physical requirements include climbing stairs, lifting up to 30lbs repeatedly, bending, and kneeling.
- A successful candidate will also have the following qualities:
- Effective listening and problem-solving skills.
- Ability to thrive and adapt in a fast-paced, detail-oriented environment.
- Self-sufficient while also a collaborative team player.
- Enthusiasm, integrity and energy.
- Tactful communication under stress.
- A sense of humor.

Hiring Timeline

This position is available as of December 12, 2016. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled. 

To Apply
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to Abbi Howson, Costume Shop Manager (abbi.howson@cincyshakes.com). Supplemental materials (portfolios, websites, etc.) will also be considered if provided. No phone calls please.

Cincinnati Public Radio

Production and Recording Engineer

Posted:
Nov 26, 2016
Position: Production and Recording Engineer
Report To: Vice President Engineering
Status: Full/Non-Exempt

Please submit resume by December 12th to jobs@cinradio.org and provide a 5 to 10 min mp3 sample of your own work of a live, edited recording through www.wetransfer.com or dropbox.com
No phone calls, please. 

Position Description
Responsible for supporting the Professional Recording Engineer on remote recordings, performing technical engineering duties for Cincinnati Edition, and producing various other content for the stations. This position is also involved in training employees, maintaining the music library, and board operations. 

Primary Responsibilities
⦁ Performing the technical engineering duties for Cincinnati Edition (CE), CPR’s daily live talk show. Working closely with the CE producer and talent to meet their needs as it pertains to the technical and production of the show.
⦁ Acting as the back-up for the production director, including distributing underwriting assignments, edit and production of assignments as needed, build automated playlists and coordinate other pre-recording production pieces.
⦁ Produce underwriting spots and make reference mp3s for the sales department as needed.
⦁ Provide support and backup to Cincinnati Public Radio’s (CPR) Professional Recording Engineer. It is intended that a portion of ongoing remote recordings will be facilitated and completed by this position. 
⦁ Responsible for recording of clients in remote venues that are not part of CPR’s regular or ongoing commitment including every aspect of the recording from initial contact with CPR to the production of recordings to a final project. 
⦁ Help ensure that CPR secures legal releases for recordings / productions that will remain property of CPR or will be broadcast. 
⦁ Producing and duplicating material and recordings from above productions as needed for clients.
⦁ Aid the CPR financial department in the billing of clients for all recordings and work performed on their behalf.
⦁ Edit news audio and train the news team as needed to create a more professional sounding broadcast.
⦁ Oversee the production of The Ninety Second Naturalist from recording voice tracks, designing sound effects, to uploading them to the internet.
⦁ Assist in preparing and training employees on use of CPR technical equipment. This includes but is not limited to the building of an ongoing program / knowledge base to help CPR employees operate the automation system, consoles, studio equipment and proper microphone techniques. 
⦁ This position will also act as a backup board operator as needed.
⦁ Maintaining, improving and ripping WGUC music library in DAD. This includes normalizing levels, trimming silence; ensuring sure cuts have proper titles and composers.
⦁ Programming the station(s) playlist for automation as needed.
⦁ Fund-drive support including: setting up, answering phones, and picking up food.
⦁ Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
⦁ Minimum of 3 years’ relevant professional experience or formal education in audio recording, production and editing.
⦁ Demonstrated knowledge of professional multitrack audio editing software such as Adobe, Vegas Pro or Sound Forge. Knowledge and experience with professional studio equipment and live multitrack microphone techniques.
⦁ Ability to work independently and as a contributing member of the team.
⦁ Strong communication and interpersonal skills required to interact with the engineering team, staff and clients.
⦁ Ability to adapt and keep current with relevant developing technologies.
⦁ Ability to lift 50 lbs.
⦁ Reliable transportation. 
⦁ Ability to work nights and weekends.

About Cincinnati Public Radio
Cincinnati Public Radio’s mission is to bring the finest classical music and news and information programming to the people of the Tri-State. We accomplish this via the operation of a variety of over-the-air radio broadcast services and on-line Internet streams and on-demand downloads. Local productions such as Cincinnati Edition and Around Cincinnati, as well as concert recordings of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Opera and May Festival, join national public radio favorites Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me, The Diane Rehm Show, Fresh Air, This American Life and A Prairie Home Companion to enrich listeners’ lives and help create a vibrant and more informed tri-state community. 

Cincinnati Public Radio is an EOE.

4-Way, Cincinnati's String Quartet

Violin Teacher

Posted:
Nov 18, 2016
Organization: 4-Way, Cincinnati’s String Quartet

Position: Violin Teacher

4-Way, Cincinnati’s String Quartet, is seeking an experienced violinist and teacher for its free lessons and chamber music program at Woodford Paideia Elementary School in Kennedy Heights.  

Applicants should have significant experience teaching violin to elementary school age children, a passion for community service, and ideally, high-level experience playing chamber music, as performance opportunities alongside 4-Way’s members may be part of the position. 

Qualified applicants should send a resume to nchaitkin@gmail.com or call Nat Chaitkin at (513) 375-2136.

Hours: 3:30-5:30 P.M on Tuesday afternoons, from January 3 to May 23, 2017, plus occasional planning meetings and student performances.

Pay: $100/week

Duties:

Teach individual and group violin lessons to 5th and 6th grade children; coach beginning chamber music groups; participate in planning of repertoire and performances; perform alongside children and other teachers.

Applicants should have:

- Significant experience teaching violin 

- Desire and ability to work with underserved children in a community-based music program

- A bachelor’s degree in violin performance, music education or chamber music (masters preferred)

- Significant experience performing chamber music

- Excellent organizational and communication skills

- Reliable transportation

- Successful applicant must pass local, state, and federal background check (paid for by 4-Way), and obtain the Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) Security Badge (required of anyone entering CPS buildings on a regular basis.) 
http://www.cps-k12.org/families-students/student-safety/employee-badges

4-Way is a community-based string quartet, whose vision is to make chamber music an integral part of everyday life in Cincinnati. Its members have performed on the Tonight Show, at the White House, and as soloists with orchestras in the US and Asia. They also enjoy successful careers as orchestral musicians and teachers, and share a deep commitment to community engagement and social action in their work. They are artists in residence at Woodford Paideia this year as part of Cincinnati Public Schools’ Vision 2020 initiative. 

Plaza Artist Materials

Call for Art Instructors

Posted:
Nov 18, 2016
Plaza Artist Materials: Call for Art Instructors

Plaza Artist Materials is currently seeking creatively minded Instructors to offer Classes and Workshops at their Kenwood Location. We offer a dedicated classroom space accommodating up to 10 people, depending on the Class/Workshop offered.

We are seeking Instructors who offer Workshops in the following Media

- Basic Drawing, Figure Drawing, Intro To Pastels, Intro To Oil Painting, Intro To Acrylic Painting, Intro to Watercolor

- Mixed Media, Journaling/Bookmaking, Collage, Polymer Clay, Encaustics.

- Mono Prints, Screen Printing, Textile Arts, Airbrushing, Calligraphy

Please contact Store Manager, Damon Powell, at dpowell@plazaart.com with a brief instructor Bio, a brief description of the Class or Workshop you would like to offer and an overview of how the Class or Workshop is structured.

Frame USA

Custom Art Framer

Posted:
Nov 16, 2016
POSITION: CUSTOM ART FRAMER

JOB SUMMARY: At Frame USA, we are a small, energetic, growing company; we are currently accepting applications for a Full Time Custom Art Framer who can complete custom and specialty framing orders in a timely and quality fashion. Assist customers in the design and creation of a framed product by integrating creativity and other artistic talents.

Frame USA offers competitive pay and is also pleased to offer a full benefit package that includes health, dental, vision, and life insurance as well as a 401(k) retirement savings plan and vacation and Annual Salary increase.

Job Requirements:
- Hands-on experience with custom art framing is preferred
- Two or Four year degree in Art, Design or similar field is required
- Ability to creatively and visually interpret design ideas

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS, not inclusive of all job duties and responsibilities:
- Complete custom frame orders for the Retail Store; including joining frames, cutting mats, cutting and handling specialty glasses, and properly handling and affixing artwork.
- Work and communicate with other team members to ensure smooth flow of order completions; quality inspections; problem solving.
- Confer with customers and other interested parties regarding the nature and content of artwork to be produced. This process includes giving professional advice and recommendations, as necessary.
- Assist customers in the custom matting and/or framing of various varieties of artwork.
- Adhere to all safety and sanitation rules/regulations. Keep work areas clean at all times.
- Perform other duties as assigned, to include creating “Raving Fans”.

COMPENSATION: $11-$12.00 an hour

TO APPLY:

Please send resumes directly to HR Manager Ruby Singh at  rsingh@frameusa.com or visit www.frameusa.com career page.  

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Acting Internship Auditions

Posted:
Nov 16, 2016
ACTING INTERNSHIP AUDITIONS- CINCINNATI PLAYHOUSE IN THE PARK

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park is now auditioning for the 2017-2018 Bruce E. Coyle Acting Internship Program. The focus of the program is to support young actors as they learn how a regional theater company operates and how to build a multi-faceted life as an artist. This program supplies a monthly stipend, medical benefits and equity points.

Auditions will be held in Cincinnati, San Francisco and New York City. Video Submissions are accepted, but candidates must be able to attend an in person call back audition to be considered for the program. 

For more information about the program and to submit audition materials please go towww.cincyplay.com. Scroll to the bottom of the page and select EMPLOYMENT. On the employment page select Acting Internships. Links to sign up for audition slots or to submit video auditions can be found there.

For more information, call Tracy Hoida at 513-977-2034.

Cincinnati Arts Association

Events Assistant

Posted:
Nov 16, 2016
POSITION: EVENTS ASSISTANT PART-TIME, SEASONAL 

The Cincinnati Arts Association (CAA) is seeking a highly-motivated individual to fill this part-time, seasonal position at our Aronoff Center for the Arts location. The Event Coordinator will be primarily responsible for advancing and overseeing events, both independently and in support of full-time Event Managers.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
General responsibilities include but are not limited to: effectively communicating with clients to identify details and expectations for theatrical and non-theatrical events; function as primary client contact for event details; liaise between client and venue staff; disseminate information to venue staff; coordinate set up; oversee and ensure smooth execution of assigned events; function as manager-on-duty as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS
This position has a highly variable schedule including days, evenings, weekends and some holidays, as dictated by event schedule. Desired flexibility to work during staff vacations and days off, as needed. This position will be approximately 20 hours per week and may vary from week to week; seasonally (September-June). Weekly staff meetings required. This position also entails remaining on feet for long periods of time, moving quickly and climbing stairs.

The ideal candidate must possess exceptional customer service and communication skills. Must possess the ability to work well as part of the team and independently with minimal supervision. Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously a must. Experience in event planning and execution and/or in theater production (technical theater, front-of-house or arts administration) preferred; working knowledge of the theater production process preferred; an understanding of technical theatre terminology a plus. Familiarity with Microsoft Office. 

TO APPLY:
Interested candidates may complete an application at/or send resume by November 28th to: 
Cincinnati Arts Association
Attn: Human Resources
650 Walnut Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Or email: HR@cincinnatiarts.org

No phone calls please.
EOE/M/F/D/V/SO Employer

Educational Theatre Association

Administrative Support Specialist

Posted:
Nov 11, 2016
The Educational Theatre Association (EdTA) is a professional organization for theatre education with over 100,000 members nationwide. EdTA’s mission is shaping lives through theatre education by: Honoring student achievement in theatre and enriching their theatre education experience; Supporting teachers by providing professional development, networking opportunities, resources, and recognition; and Influencing public opinion that theatre education is essential and builds life skills. EdTA operates the International Thespian Society (ITS), an honorary organization that has inducted over 2 million theatre students since its founding in 1929.

JOB TITLE: Administrative Support Specialist I
POSITION: EdTA seeks an Administrative Support Specialist I to support the many administrative, programmatic, event planning, and reporting needs of the association.  

SKILLS DESIRED: Must be able to team with others as well as work independently, with minimal supervision, and be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously. The ideal candidate is detail oriented, a clear communicator, forward thinking, creative, and imaginative. The ideal candidate has a customer first orientation. The ideal candidate should be execution-focused, able to roll up your sleeves and focus on the task at hand. The ideal candidate has experience with database management and the ability to be flexible in working with different technologies. Experience in the non-profit sector, theatre and/or education preferred.

POSITION REPORTS TO: Assistant Manager of Support Services
EDUCATION REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent preferred
STATUS: Full time, non-exempt
STARTING WAGE: Not Posted

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Support Specialist supports the Assistant Manager of Support Services in meeting the various administrative needs of several departments across the organization. Success in the role requires the ability to build relationships with staff and volunteers, an affinity toward data management, research, and some amount of event planning and support. The Support Specialist will be the lead on several projects that require great attention to detail.  

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Assists in the production of reports to support organizational decision making.
2. Creates tools to increase the efficiency of staff and supports the ability to be more productive for our membership.
3. Participates in the execution of several key processes, such as event registration, scholarship application processing, and new business development. 
4. Assists in the support of the association's volunteer leaders, as needed.
5. Fulfills volunteer leader materials and information requests.
6. Other tasks as assigned.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
⦁ High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
⦁ Strong organization, multi-tasking, and time management skills.
⦁ Positive, team-oriented attitude.
⦁ Familiarity with event planning.
⦁ High school level math skills. 
⦁ Knowledge of and experience in theatre is a plus.
⦁ Ability to travel on a limited basis.  

Please submit cover letter and résumé by email (Subject Line: EdTA Administrative Support Specialist I) to: HRManager@schooltheatre.org
First consideration will be given to applications received by November 18.
No phone calls, please.

Mayerson JCC

Cultural Arts Manager

Posted:
Nov 11, 2016
Position: Cultural Arts Manager

The Mayerson JCC is seeking an energetic, passionate Cultural Arts Manager to join our community-minded team of non-profit professionals! The Cultural Arts Manager is responsible for creating and implementing a wide variety of Jewish and secular cultural programs, classes, family activities and special events which will have a significant impact on JCC members, the Jewish community and the community at large.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 
- Directly responsible for implementing and executing ongoing classes, programs, and events in the areas of cultural arts.
- Arrange for local, national, and international professional entertainment groups and presenters to perform.
- Attract JCC members, as well as the greater community-at-large, to innovative, high quality and diverse programs.
- Develop, implement and supervise all aspects of specific JCC special events.
- Research other special events for consideration in this or future fiscal years that focus on generating revenue and increasing community outreach and member participation.
- Carry out all program and administrative requirements for the events with assistance from associates.
- Develop budgets for all program areas and provide continual budget responsibility.
- Assist in the promotion and communication of programs.
- Maintain and submit program records in accordance with the requirements of funding sources.
- Lead and assist in the development of grant requests for projects within cultural arts.
- Cultivate and maintain relationships with past, present, and future cultural arts donors in concert with the JCC Development Director.
- Manage, create, and work with relevant Mayerson JCC board/lay committees, as requested.
- Develop and maintain professional relationships with area Jewish and non-Jewish agencies.
- Support other areas of JCC programming as directed by supervisor.
- Perform other duties as assigned

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS 
- Bachelor’s Degree
- 3-5+ years of programming experience, and ability to coordinate special events and programs for all ages, specifically in the areas of arts, culture, and Jewish interest
- Knowledge of the arts.
- Knowledge of Jewish history, culture and religion.
- Strong organizational and time management skills.
- Exceptional communication skills.
- Fluency in Word, Excel and ability to learn various software systems.
- Service-oriented; demonstrates sound judgment and takes initiative.
- Evening and weekends may be required.
 
This position description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel in the above position.

Please submit your resume via our online application system by clicking on the following link:
https://goo.gl/UOcXMG

Performing Arts, Inc.

Dance Instructor

Posted:
Nov 11, 2016

Position: Dance Instructor

Performing Arts, Inc. are seeking a Dance Instructor for our after-school elementary based dance programs. The candidate MUST be trained in at least 2 of the following genres (though all 3 are preferred): tap, ballet, hip hop. You will be responsible for teaching dance classes at a recreational level. Must be able to work independently as you will be the only representative of our company on site. On top of teaching dance classes, lessons plans and choreography can be provided for you, if you’d like to do your own it must be approved, you will also be in charge of collection payments and communicating with the parents of your dancers as well as the office staff at the school where the classes are held. To learn more about our company please visit performingartsinc.net.  We have programs at many schools east, west, and north of Cincinnati as well as in Northern Kentucky.

Interested candidates should contact Tina Lukondi at tina@performingartsinc.net or 513-257-4482 with your experience. 

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Corporate Relations Manager

Posted:
Nov 4, 2016
Position: Corporate Relations Manager

Company Description: Comprised of the world’s finest musicians, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra aims to fulfill its mission: to seek and share inspiration. A cornerstone of the Cincinnati arts community, the CSO’s vision is to engage audiences and community better than any other orchestra in the world. The CSO, which also performs and records as the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, presents over 100 concerts and events annually, making Cincinnati the smallest population in the U.S. to support an Orchestra that performs 52-weeks a year. 

As Music Hall, the CSO’s performance home, undergoes renovation during the 2016-2017 season, the Orchestra has made the historic Taft Theatre its “home away from home.” Please note, during its season at the Taft Theatre, the administrative offices will operate out of the Carew Tower. The CSO will return to Music Hall, located in the historic and vibrant Over-the-Rhine neighborhood, upon completion of the renovation for its 2017-18 season.

As one of the oldest symphony orchestras 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. The success of the CSO is predicated by its values: it is an orchestra determined for greatness and committed to experimentation that serves as Cincinnati’s ambassador to the world and remains devoted to the Cincinnati community.   

Position Summary: Reporting to the Director of Institutional Giving, the Corporate Relations Manager supports and implements the day-to-day relationship management of the Orchestra’s sponsors; is responsible for acquisition, cultivation, and retention of businesses and corporations; and employs strategies to meet budgeted income goals. The Manager works collaboratively with the Philanthropy Team in supporting the annual fund campaign, special projects and a variety of events and performs specialized functions independently and at best-in-class level. 

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  
- Create engaging proposals and funding opportunities for current and prospective corporate supporters
- Devise, implement, and manage benefits as incentives for current and new corporate supporters including deliverables such as advertising schedule, logo placement on all marketing communications, ad deadlines, and coordinate concert cultivation and recognition
- Maintain meaningful, timely and consistent engagement with current and prospective corporate partners
- Manage the tracking and updating of Tessitura to capture strategies, contacts, results, and institutional relationship history
- Regularly attend events on nights and weekends. 
- Work collaboratively within the Philanthropy Team as needed to accomplish the overall department and organization goals.  
- Other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications: The ideal candidate must be extremely detail-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. 
Success in the position requires excellence in the following areas:
- Planning/organization – the individual should prioritize and plan work activities, use time efficiently and develop realistic action plans;
- Communication – must display a high level of communication with peers, colleagues, volunteers, donors and prospects; 
- 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 philanthropy department and other departments across the Orchestra

Education and Experience
- Bachelor’s degree required
- 2-4 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 

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra offers a competitive wage and benefits package, including health, dental, vision, life, and parking. Salary is commensurate with experience.

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.

ArtsWave

Director of Marketing & Communications

Posted:
Nov 4, 2016
Position: Director, Marketing & Communications 

Position Purpose 
ArtsWave, Cincinnati’s local arts agency and the largest united arts fund in the nation, is seeking a Director of Marketing & Communications. Reporting to the President & CEO, the primary responsibilities of this full-time position will be development and execution of marketing, branding and communications plans for ArtsWave; marketing support for the annual community campaign; and guidance of strategic, collaborative marketing initiatives. This senior staff member will serve as an integral member of the management team and a close partner to the CEO in advancing a vision of community impact and deeper engagement through the arts, as outlined in ArtsWave’s Blueprint for Collective Action in the Arts Sector. 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities 
The Director of Marketing & Communications will manage a team that develops and implements data-informed marketing and communications plans, produces signature events, builds loyalty and engagement with constituent groups and the broader public, and explores and leverages new technologies. He/she will also ensure coordination with and support for the Development team that raises more than $12MM annually from over 40,000 donors; ensure exchange of information and alignment with the Impact Services team, and ensure coordination and optimization of data resources across the organization. He/she will protect and advance the organization’s brand reputation and drive broader awareness and support for ArtsWave and for the arts sector. 

Marketing Strategy 
* Develop comprehensive marketing strategy for ArtsWave that builds brand awareness and engagement around the annual fundraising campaign, signature events, donor benefits and loyalty programs, communications vehicles, digital tools, and forward-looking tactics related to data insights and new technologies 
* Advance and direct large-scale, collaborative arts sector marketing projects including a cultural tourism marketing campaign, national PR efforts, consolidated patron database, and scaling up of arts-related technologies currently in development 
* Oversee creation of marketing campaigns around defined market segments and affinity groups 
* Establish KPIs and report on ROI for key projects and tactics 
* Manage paid and leveraged media relationships and budgets 

Communications & Donor Engagement Strategy 

* Create and communicate both integrated and targeted messages that promote arts experiences and arts impact 
* Oversee creation and coordination of editorial calendars, content, social media strategy, media relations, bloggers and ambassadors
* Direct and optimize the continued build-out of websites: www.theartswave.org; CincyArtsGuide.com; and CincyArtsAndSTEM.org. Create plans to increase web traffic; establish new media partnerships, distribution channels, syndication opportunities, and content 
* Write and/or edit content for newsletters and donor/stakeholder communications 
* Draft press releases, positioning statements and speeches 
* Prepare and compile reports and presentations for the CEO and Board 
* Supervise planning and execution of community events including Macy’s Arts Sampler and ArtsWave Presents 

Campaign Support 
* Coordinate content, design and execution of collateral materials, assets and advertising with design agency and vendors 
* Create and maintain budgets for marketing materials, collateral, etc. 
* Provide input on donor acquisition and retention strategies 
* Recommend and develop digital giving platforms 
* Make presentations to donor groups or support campaign events as needed 

Leadership and Management 
* Support the CEO in development of overall strategy and operational plans to ensure close alignment on priorities and 
* Serve as spokesperson as needed for ArtsWave on key issues and accomplishments 
* Serve as staff liaison to the Marketing Committee of the Board 
* Represent ArtsWave as requested at major cultural and civic events as assigned 
* Convene arts marketing directors regularly to facilitate collaboration and provide coordination, coaching, technical assistance to arts organizations/projects as requested 
* Oversee the day-to-day activities of the department including budgeting, planning and staff management 
* Establish and monitor staff performance and development goals, assign accountabilities, set objectives, establish priorities, and conduct annual performance appraisals 
* Engage other staff members throughout the office as appropriate to leverage cross-functional teams and implement signature events 
* Promote a donor-centric culture of high performance, innovation and continuous improvement that values collaboration and a commitment to excellence 

Required Competencies
* Experience in managing a comprehensive strategic marketing, communications, media relations, and events program to advance an organization's mission and goals 
* Ability to distill and prioritize big ideas into strategic and tactical marketing plans 
* Openness to new ideas; ability to balance innovation with respect for tradition 
* Enthusiasm for creating and sustaining a donor-centric environment 
* Demonstrated success leading and managing a team, including volunteers, so that all are aligned on goals and feel they are contributing to success 
* Knowledge of the arts or interest in learning about the arts in Cincinnati 
* Skills and confidence to gain the respect of high-performing Board and volunteers 
* Clear and compelling communication and presentation skills 
* Ability to make decisions in a changing environment and anticipate future needs 
* Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, work independently and stay calm in a fast-paced environment 
* Ability to approach challenges in a positive manner and lead with enthusiasm 
* Maturity, sound judgment and professional appearance and demeanor at all times 
* Commitment to the mission, vision and values of ArtsWave 

Minimum Qualifications
* Minimum of 5 years experience in marketing and communications including management of teams 
* Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in related field of study 
* Demonstrated experience in developing and measuring the success of multi-channel marketing campaigns 
* Fluency with Office 365, spreadsheets and databases; ability to rapidly learn new computer skills and platforms as needed, including Microsoft Dynamics CRM 
* Familiarity with Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, PhotoShop, HTML, video creation/editing, and digital photography desired 
* Must be willing to work occasional nights and weekends at ArtsWave events and represent ArtsWave at the performances and events of our arts/cultural partners as requested. 

To apply
Send cover letter explaining your interest and a resume with salary requirements toalecia.kintner@theartswave.org. Position open until filled but suggest that materials are received by Nov 23. Please do not call us; we will contact you if we would like to take the next step for an in-person meeting. Writing samples and references will also be requested at that time. 

Cincinnati Ballet

Individual Giving Manager

Posted:
Nov 4, 2016
Job Title: Individual Giving Manager
Department: Development
Reports to: Director of Development
Full-time/Exempt: 40 plus hours 
Direct Reports: None

Summary

Reporting to the Director of Development, the Individual Giving Manager will have primary responsibility for the leading the organization’s annual giving efforts, establishing strategy and implementing fundraising plans for sustaining and increasing the number of annual donors and the size of individual donations. 

Working as an integral member of Cincinnati Ballet’s (CB) development team the Individual Giving Manager is expected to solicit and steward donors working collaboratively with and in support of the Director of Development, Development Team, Executive Director, Board members, volunteers and other Cincinnati Ballet staff. The Individual Giving Manager must demonstrate a strong commitment to CB’s mission, have success in personally soliciting gifts from individuals, possess sound fundraising judgment and utilize outstanding communication and organizational skills.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
⦁ Development and implement strategies for solicitations that will grow annual revenue from individuals.  
⦁ Personally steward relationships and solicitations of donations $1 to $4,999. 
⦁ Manage Dancer Sponsorship, Live Music and other targeted giving initiatives.
⦁ Prepare solicitation materials, including background documents, gift request letters, proposals and appreciation reports.
⦁ Assume responsibility for all aspects of Individual Giving campaigns which include mailed appeals, phone calls, in-person solicitations, manage and monitor online giving initiatives.
⦁ Support executive leadership and board leadership in donor cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship.
⦁ Conduct prospect solicitation briefings with senior staff and key solicitors.
⦁ Debrief team members following visits, produce call reports and strategies for next steps. 
⦁ Oversee individual recognition program including Annual Fund, Live Music and Dancer Sponsorship. 
⦁ Provide guidance to Donor Relations Manager on acknowledgement letter preparation and distribution.
⦁ Serve as a liaison to the Development and Trustees Committees (Live Music & Dancer Sponsorship), preparing assignments, agendas, and priorities.
⦁ Prepare research and talking points prior to donor visits.
⦁ Work collaboratively with Prospect Researcher Manager to identify individual prospects for general operating support and targeted programmatic funding.
⦁ Proactively communicate development plan and all mid-course modifications to the Director of Development and provide weekly updates of status and progress.
⦁ Track all interactions with individual giving donors in Tessitura data base. 
⦁ Participate in weekly meetings with other development staff and marketing staff.
⦁ Coordinate cultivation events in partnership with Special Events Manager for prospects and current donors. Examples of Cultivation Events – open rehearsals with tour of facilities, studio experiences, receptions at donor homes, appreciation receptions for donors and dancer sponsorship events. Work with external vendors including mail houses, printers, designers, etc. to deliver campaigns and produce high quality communication materials. 
⦁ Perform other duties as assigned

Interaction
The Individual Giving Manager will collaborate closely with Development, Marketing, Administration, Volunteers and Board Members and provide information to donors, potential donors, volunteers and others from the community. Must be able to demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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

SKILLS FOR SUCCESS
⦁ Outgoing personality and ability to initiate and enjoy direct communication with donors and potential donors; customer-service orientation 
⦁ Ability to proactively manage multiple tasks, prioritize work and be able to meet tight deadlines.
⦁ Demonstrated experience of increasing contributed revenue from annual campaigns.
⦁ Strong verbal, written, interpersonal communication, and problem-solving skills.
⦁ Excellent interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills.
⦁ Attention to detail and accuracy in Tessitura 
⦁ Experience with Windows based applications including knowledge of database, Internet and Microsoft Office Applications. 
⦁ Proven relationship building and volunteer relations.
⦁ Ability to set targets and develop strategies for success.
⦁ A respect for confidentiality.
⦁ Commitment to the arts.
⦁ Evenings and weekends maybe required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
⦁ Tessitura experience desired.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
⦁ Flexibility to work weekends and evenings.
⦁ Successful completion of a background check
⦁ Valid state driver’s license

QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor’s degree required with 3-5 years’ of fundraising experience; or an equivalent combination of education/experience.

Please direct inquires and forward a cover letter and resume to: hr@cballet.org, Human Resources, Cincinnati Ballet, 1555 Central Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45214 

Cincinnati Ballet is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidates for employment are considered without regard to race, color, sex, creed, religion, national origin, sexual preference, age, non-job-related disability, or marital status.

Music Resource Center

Director of Programming

Posted:
Nov 4, 2016
Cincinnati's Music Resource Center (MRC) - a nonprofit state of the 
art recording studio and performance space located in East Walnut 
Hills - seeks an experienced engineer, producer, and instructor for an 
innovative after-school program for area teens. Join a team that elevates our teen 
members through music instruction, creative programming, and one on one
 mentoring, ultimately transforming lives. Check the description below, then contact 
us and let us know why #MRCMusicMatters to you.

Position: Director of Programming

Position Overview
We are seeking a full-time Director of Programming. This position requires extensive knowledge of recording industry equipment, ability to perform sound engineering-related work, and experience with all phases of music production, from song-writing, to performance, to publishing of mastered recordings. Equally important, knowledge of adolescent development and/or experience working with teens and the ability to relate professional skills and knowledge to them is a must. Supervisory or general management experience is also highly desirable.

Background and education in the following areas is essential to the performance of job duties: Recording engineering, marketing, promotions, public relations, and music production and performance. Administrative skills such as data management and record-keeping are essential to the performance of this position. Individual with passion for the betterment of greater Cincinnati’s neighborhoods and communities strongly preferred.

Responsibilities
⦁ Facilitates and supervises all music production activities at MRC and is involved in all phases of program planning with MRC team.
⦁ Identifies opportunities, plans, produces, promotes and oversees all MRC performances, recording projects and other vehicles for showcasing the work of MRC members.
⦁ Communicates with schools and outside agencies to secure outreach, collaborative and promotional projects and events for MRC.
⦁ Maintains programming, scheduling, and approval/quality control for all audio content airing on 95.7 MRC LP-FM, as well as basic station maintenance and troubleshooting.
⦁ Conducts hands on outreach to schools, and other selected organizations that target potential participants for MRC programs. Includes current beat making and radio story production.
⦁ Supervises and facilitates a planned curriculum for MRC Interns.
⦁ Trains MRC members and volunteers in the use of music production techniques and equipment.
⦁ Oversees daily maintenance and safety issues of the MRC facility.
⦁ Works with Executive Director to plan grant and foundation requests that fund MRC programs.
⦁ Provides shift supervision for all program staff (facility upkeep, employee punctuality, keeping employees focused on assigned tasks and roles).
⦁ Proactively addresses team issues and provides positive leadership model for MRC team.
⦁ Oversees the maintenance of and keeps accurate records of MRC recording and instrument equipment inventory 

Requirements
⦁ Bachelor’s degree or higher in audio production, music composition, education or performance; degrees in youth counseling, education or other related fields may also potentially qualify with extensive extra-curricular music experience. Equivalent experience may be accepted.
⦁ Advanced to expert skills and experience in digital music production and composition as well as live multi-track recording (Logic Pro X and Pro Tools experience is a must, GarageBand and Ableton is a plus.)
⦁ General computer and media literacy skills (network sharing and backup, ability to use Adobe Creative Cloud suite preferred)
⦁ Experience in live music production, performance and performer/stage management
⦁ Strong, broad background in all popular music genres with an emphasis on Rap/Hip-Hop and R&B music. Must also be familiar with or willing to learn about other styles.
⦁ Understanding of lyrics and songwriting techniques and practices
⦁ Strong background in audio production and technology. Formal training preferred
⦁ Experience working with teens
⦁ Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills. Must be self starting, proactive and highly motivated to help organization and its members accomplish their goals.
⦁ Performance experience and proficiency on an instrument is a plus
⦁ Must pass a background check.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send an email to jobs@mrccinci.org with the job title, Director of Programming, in the subject line.  Please include your resume and a cover letter.  You can also mail your cover letter and resume to:  Jobs, MRC-Cinci, 3032 Woodburn Ave, Cincinnati, OH  45206.

MRC-Cincinnati is an equal opportunity employer. 

Music Resource Center

Community Coordinator

Posted:
Nov 4, 2016
Cincinnati's Music Resource Center (MRC) - a nonprofit state of the art 
recording studio and performance space located in East Walnut Hills - seeks 
a Community Coordinator for an innovative after-school program for 
area teens. Join a team that elevates our teen members through music 
instruction, creative programming, and one on one mentoring, ultimately 
transforming lives. Check the description below, then contact us and
let us know why #MRCMusicMatters to you.

Position: Community Coordinator 

We are immediately seeking a full-time Community Coordinator to focus primarily on mentorship/music appreciation to complement the staff who focus primarily on music education/creation.  With specific expertise in the developmental and social needs of the targeted population as well as interest in and willingness to engage students around music appreciation. 

Requirements
⦁ Bachelor’s Degree with LSW
⦁ Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
⦁ Experience working with teens desired
⦁ Strong and professional electronic communication skills
⦁ Ability to multi-task and work in a busy environment
⦁ Intermediate Microsoft Office skills
⦁ Must pass a background check

Responsibilities:
⦁ Daily interaction with members around music appreciation/education toward forming relationships
⦁ Coaching of other staff members on specific developmental/social needs of teen members and ways to engage and/or address behavioral issues with goal of preventing escalation of problem areas or need for removal of students from the environment
⦁ Intervention when problems arise
⦁ Assessment and referral to appropriate agencies/organizations to meet specific member needs that are preventing engagement in MRC program curriculum.  
⦁ Oversee the earliest track activities (pre-studio time)
⦁ Help build programming to address significant issues facing our members, which will boost recruitment, retention, engagement for all
⦁ Build relationships with schools and organizations to promote MRC and increase program participation and student success
⦁ Provide assistance to members relating to college research and application process
⦁ Conduct member and stake holder surveys to help determine impact of program
⦁ Build and oversee MRC Member Council program to further engage MRC members by offering leadership opportunities and to enable MRC graduates to remain involved in our program

Hours: Monday – Thursday 10:30 am – 7:00 pm, 8.5 additional hours to be determined

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send an email to jobs@mrccinci.org with the job title, Community Coordinator, in the subject line.  Please include your resume and a cover letter.  You can also mail your cover letter and resume to:  Jobs, MRC-Cinci, 3032 Woodburn Ave, Cincinnati, OH  45206.

MRC-Cincinnati is an equal opportunity employer

Miller Gallery

Gallery Sales

Posted:
Oct 31, 2016
Position: Gallery Sales 

Miller Gallery is Cincinnati’s oldest fine art gallery and is located in Hyde Park.  We are looking for an experienced art sales person who wants to work 20-30 hours per week. This position will report to the Executive Director of the Gallery and be focused on selling fine art.

- Act as the first point of contact for clients and guests
- Deal with all inquiries both from personal visits as well as phone and email
- Attend and promote gallery activities, events and receptions
- Continue our outreach to potential clients 
- Become very knowledgeable with all software programs and website
- Assist the Director with connecting to museums and other local art venues
- Assist the Director with other functions of running the gallery

Qualifications:
- Excellent verbal and writing skills
- Prefer Bachelor Degree in Arts
- Strong knowledge and love of fine art
- Previous sales experience / ability – gallery sales experience a plus
- Willingness to learn, team player, energetic

Please send resume and salary requirements to: DaveHumphrey@artonomyinc.com.

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Marketing and Communications Intern

Posted:
Oct 31, 2016
Position: Marketing and Communications Intern

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park seeks an Intern to assist with a variety of strategies and tactics in the marketing and communications department. This is a paid internship position.

Duties include but are not limited to
- Write for publications, blog and public relations and marketing materials. 
- Write and distribute weekly in-house newsletter. 
- Coordinate details, materials and copy for promotions with media outlets and partners.
- Assist with engagement activities and special events as needed. 
- Build some marketing/promotional emails. 
- Create and change out lobby signage for each show.
- Maintain media coverage log. 
- Assist with creation of simple fliers and signage as needed. 
- Maintain archival files, assemble end-of-run kits, coordinate brochure requests, restock lobby collateral and fulfill other administrative duties. 
- Responsibilities may vary depending on the chosen intern’s skills and schedule. 

Required skills/training:
- Seeking a degree in marketing, communications, public relations or a related field.
- Junior or senior preferred.
- Excellent writing and editing skills are a must.
- A strong work ethic that demonstrates initiative and creative thinking.
- Interest in theatre and the arts. 
- Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
- Experience with Photoshop and InDesign a plus.
- Ability to work 15 to 20 hours per week between 9am-6pm, Monday – Friday, for up to 19 weeks beginning January 11 to May 2017. 

To apply:
Email a cover letter, resume and at least two representative writing/content samples to:
Kathy Neus
Director of Marketing and Communications
kathy.neus@cincyplay.com
Deadline to apply: Nov. 28, 2016
No phone calls, please.

3CDC

Event Lead

Posted:
Oct 31, 2016
Job Title: Event Lead
Department: Events
Supervisor: Civic Space Supervisor or Memorial Hall Manager
Work Location: 3CDC’s main office, 1203 Walnut St.
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
EEOC Job Classification:  
Supervises: Customer Service Representatives 

Organizational Overview:

3CDC is a private, non-profit, full-service, real estate development and finance organization focused on revitalizing Cincinnati’s urban core in partnership with the City of Cincinnati and the Cincinnati corporate community. 3CDC’s work is specifically focused on the Central Business District and in the Over-the-Rhine neighborhood. 3CDC invests in and develops residential, office and retail properties, parking facilities and civic spaces. 3CDC also manages multiple real estate assets and provides event production services and management for three major civic Spaces-Fountain Square, Washington Park, and Memorial Hall. With an annual operating budget of $8.5 million, 3CDC has a staff of close to 80 full time and 120 part-time employees engaged in real estate development, asset management, event production, civic space operations, marketing, public relations, fundraising, finance and accounting. To date, 3CDC has invested in real estate projects totaling over one billion dollars. In addition, 3CDC manages over 22 assets with annual operating revenues totaling more than $20 million. 

3CDC also manages The Cincinnati Equity Fund and the Cincinnati New Markets Fund (the Funds). These investment funds, totaling about $155 million, provide necessary financial capital to 3CDC’s development projects. 

Job Summary:

The Event Lead assists the Supervisor or Manager on duty with various aspects of beverage sales and events at Fountain Square (an outdoor public space at Fifth and Vine streets downtown), Washington Park (an outdoor public space located adjacent to Music Hall in Over-the-Rhine) and/or other locations as they become available in accordance with the established policies and procedures. Functions include assisting with beverage sales, customer service, and safety. 

Tasks:
- Work with customer service representatives to exceed patrons’ expectations for customer service, quality and cleanliness.
- Enforce posted rules as needed to promote positive experiences for all patrons.
- Support and assist with the on-site experience for vendors and sponsors.  
- Work closely with the event management team to ensure the event and beverage sales are set up and taken down properly.
- Oversee site staff and volunteers to execute 
- Take initiative during an event, from start to finish, to ensure complete client satisfaction.
- Troubleshoot problems that may occur while on shift, including missing product, malfunctioning equipment and staffing concerns.
- Ability to take direction from and report information to direct supervisors. 
- Completes required paperwork and checklists for shifts in a timely and thorough manner per the reporting requirements. 

This job description is not intended to be all inclusive.  The employee will also perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned by their immediate supervisor and other management as required.

Qualifications

- Excellent customer service skills.
- Personable, positive and enthusiastic attitude with capability to deal effectively with people (both internal and external).
- Relevant facility management and event management experience required.
- Experience with the arts preferred for shifts at Memorial Hall. 
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Excellent organizational skills, work habits and consistent follow-through.
- Able to make good decisions quickly in stressful situations.
- Sense of initiative with desire to become truly involved in the business and the downtown communities.

Licenses, Credentials, Certifications:  

Serv Safe or TIPS certified preferred. 

Skills or specialized knowledge:  

Physical and Mental Demands:
- Mental requirements: compare, decide direct, problem solve, analyze, instruct, and interpret.
- The ability to work well under stress.
- Job requires lifting 50lbs. (e.g. beer cases, bags of ice, bags of salt) and at least 8 hours on one’s feet in the elements.
- Must be age 21 or older and be able to work 10-28 hours per week, holidays, primarily evenings and weekends.

Disclaimer:  

This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.  It is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or work conditions associated with the job. Furthermore, the employer reserves the right to revise or change the job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.

To Apply

Visit 3cdc.org/job-opportunities to appy. 

3CDC

Customer Service Representative (CSR-Event)

Posted:
Oct 31, 2016
Title: Customer Service Representative (CSR-Event)

Reports to: Event Lead and Event Supervisor

Organizational Overview:
3CDC is a private, nonprofit, full-service real estate development and finance corporation focused on revitalizing Cincinnati’s urban core in partnership with the City of Cincinnati and the Cincinnati corporate community. Our work is specifically focused on the Central Business District and the Over-the-Rhine neighborhood. 3CDC invests in and develops residential, office and retail properties, parking facilities and civic spaces, manages several major real estate assets and provides event production services for Fountain Square and Washington Park. 3CDC actively manages and operates approximately 2,538 parking spaces, 63 residential rental units, and 222,832 square feet of commercial space.

In addition, 3CDC manages the Cincinnati Equity Fund (CEF), and the Cincinnati New Markets Fund (CNMF) and its subsidiaries. These investment funds play an important role by providing needed financial capital to 3CDC’s development projects.

Position Summary:
The Customer Service Representative (CSR-Event) assists the Operations teams and other seasonal staff in facilitating event beverage sales at Fountain Square (an outdoor public space at Fifth and Vine streets downtown), Washington Park (an outdoor public space located adjacent to Music Hall in Over-the-Rhine) and/or other locations as they become available in accordance with established policies and procedures. CSRs are integral to our success at supplying a quality experience to each and every visitor to our public spaces. The CSR is also responsible for adhering to company policies to maximize sales and minimize error, allowing the public spaces to meet their revenue goals. This is an hourly seasonal position.

The CSR-Event is responsible for working with the 3CDC staff to (1) provide top level customer service to all visitors within our civic spaces and entertainment districts. (2) achieve a mission of “class A” physical maintenance of our civic spaces and entertainment districts, and (3) ensure safety for the residents and patrons of our civic spaces and entertainment districts. 

Position Responsibilities:
The CSR’s responsibilities include, but are not necessarily limited to, working with the Event Management and Leads to accomplish the following: 
- Ensuring each patron at our events has an enjoyable and safe visit by tending to all needs as directed by supervisors and coordinators.
- Assisting with event setup, beverage sales setup, beverage sales tear down, and event teardown.  
- Deliver quality customer service experiences by appropriately addressing patron needs to increase guest satisfaction and drive sales.
- Drive traffic to our revenue generators by engaging patrons through communication, information, and hospitality. 
- Operate POS register system for beverage sales, ticket sales, and/or merchandise.
- Prepare and serve beverages (you must be at least 21 years old to serve alcohol).
- Follow all loss prevention and cash handling policies and procedures, including completing transactions, making change, counting tills, securing cash and currency, and completing daily paperwork.
- Maintain the safety and cleanliness of employee bathrooms, offices, supply rooms, common areas, and beverage storage areas to support the efficiency of the civic spaces. 
- Other duties as assigned.

Position Qualifications:
- - Excellent customer service skills.
Ability to work extended and flexible hours including nights, weekends and holidays.
- - Ability to clearly, effectively, and professionally interact with peers, supervisors, and the public. Will collaborate effectively with others to produce results.
Ability to remain, efficient, positive and professional when handling large crowds or under pressure.
 Personable, positive and enthusiastic attitude with capability to deal effectively with people (both internal and external).
- Ability to mix and pour drinks in accordance with the law and our policies and procedures.
- Cash-handling experience preferred. 
- Food and beverage service, hospitality, or retail experience a bonus. 
- Sense of initiative with desire to become truly involved in the operations and programming of our civic spaces. 
- Job requires lifting 25lbs. (e.g. beer cases, bags of ice, bags of salt) and at least 8 hours on one’s feet in the elements.
- Be able to work 10-20 hours per week, holidays, primarily evenings and weekends.

Please visit 3CDC’s career center located at http://www.3cdc.org/job-opportunities to apply for this position. 

3CDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

3CDC

Memorial Hall Tech Lead

Posted:
Oct 31, 2016
Job Title: Memorial Hall Tech Lead
Department: Events
Supervisor: Production Manager
Work Location: Memorial Hall
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
EEOC Job Classification:  ..\..\..\Admin\Human Resources\Compliance\EEOC\EEO 1 Instruction booklet.pdf
Supervises: Memorial Hall Technicians

Organizational Overview
:

3CDC is a private, non-profit, full-service, real estate development and finance organization focused on revitalizing Cincinnati’s urban core in partnership with the City of Cincinnati and the Cincinnati corporate community. 3CDC’s work is specifically focused on the Central Business District and in the Over-the-Rhine neighborhood.  3CDC invests in and develops residential, office and retail properties, parking facilities and civic spaces. 3CDC also manages multiple real estate assets and provides event production services and management for two major civic Spaces-Fountain Square and Washington Park. With an annual operating budget of $8.5 million, 3CDC has a staff of close to 80 full time and 120 part-time employees engaged in real estate development, asset management, event production, civic space operations, marketing, public relations, fundraising, finance and accounting. To date, 3CDC has invested in real estate projects totaling over one billion dollars. In addition, 3CDC manages over 22 assets with annual operating revenues totaling more than $20 million.  

3CDC also manages The Cincinnati Equity Fund and the Cincinnati New Markets Fund (the Funds). These investment funds, totaling about $155 million, provide necessary financial capital to 3CDC’s development projects. 

Job Summary:

The Memorial Hall Tech Lead will serve as the primary audiovisual and theatrical technician in Memorial Hall. Reporting to the Production Manager, with additional supervision by the Memorial Hall Manager, the Memorial Hall Tech Lead will coordinate all AV and theatrical activity in the Hall, and will work with rental clients, partners, and internal stakeholders to fulfill these needs for events. The Tech Lead will also manage technical event staff, and will oversee safety in the Anderson Theater.

The position will require eight (8) hours of daytime administrative work each week, plus a projected average of fifteen (15) hours per week preparing and working events. The Memorial Hall Tech lead will have the opportunity to augment his / her workload with additional paid calls at Washington Park and Fountain Square.

Tasks:

- Serve as the primary technician for events at Memorial Hall.
- Manage technical staff for events.
- Plan and implement transitions between events.
- Develop and implement safety protocol for use of Anderson Theater.
- Maintain theatrical equipment.
- Meet and work with clients, partners, and internal stakeholders to fulfill event requirements.

This job description is not intended to be all inclusive. The employee will also perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned by their immediate supervisor and other management as required.

Qualifications

- Bachelors degree in theater or sound design, or equivalent experience.
- 5+ years experience as a primary technician in an event venue.
- Experience leading teams of tech crew.

Licenses, Credentials, Certifications:  

None

Skills or specialized knowledge:  

- Aptitude in all areas of technical theatre, including lighting, sound (live mixing, mic’ing, stage plot fulfillment), projection / video, rigging.
- Aptitude with Yamaha CL3 console, Crestron systems, and / or ETC Eos console a plus.
- Aptitude with Vectorworks or comparable CAD software a plus.
- Comfort setting and conducting meetings with clients.
- Must be able to maintain the highest degree of confidentiality.

Physical and Mental Demands:

- Calm in stressful production situations.
- Able to meet strict timelines.
- Flexible schedule, including mostly evenings and weekends, while making Memorial Hall events a priority over outside work.
- Comfort and accountability working alone and unsupervised.
- Significant physical labor required, including working at heights, lifting and moving heavy objects (up to 40lbs).
- Frequently required to sit at a desk/workstation for long periods of time.
- Ability to work at a computer terminal for an extended period of time.
 -Digital dexterity and hand/eye coordination in operation of office equipment.
 -Able to speak and hear employees on the phone or in person.
- Additional mental requirements: compare, decide direct, problem solve, analyze, instruct, and interpret.
- The ability to work well under stress.

Disclaimer:  

This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.  It is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or work conditions associated with the job. Furthermore, the employer reserves the right to revise or change the job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.

To Apply

Visit 3cdc.org/job-opportunities to apply for this position. 

3CDC

Memorial Hall Box Office Lead

Posted:
Oct 31, 2016
Job Title: Memorial Hall Box Office Lead
Department: Events
Supervisor: Memorial Hall Manager
Work Location: Memorial Hall

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
EEOC Job Classification..\..\..\Admin\Human Resources\Compliance\EEOC\EEO 1 Instruction booklet.pdf
Supervises: Memorial Hall Box Office Event Staff

Organizational Overview:

3CDC is a private, non-profit, full-service, real estate development and finance organization focused on revitalizing Cincinnati’s urban core in partnership with the City of Cincinnati and the Cincinnati corporate community. 3CDC’s work is specifically focused on the Central Business District and in the Over-the-Rhine neighborhood. 3CDC invests in and develops residential, office and retail properties, parking facilities and civic spaces. 3CDC also manages multiple real estate assets and provides event production services and management for two major civic Spaces-Fountain Square and Washington Park. With an annual operating budget of $8.5 million, 3CDC has a staff of close to 80 full time and 120 part-time employees engaged in real estate development, asset management, event production, civic space operations, marketing, public relations, fundraising, finance and accounting. To date, 3CDC has invested in real estate projects totaling over one billion dollars. In addition, 3CDC manages over 22 assets with annual operating revenues totaling more than $20 million.  

3CDC also manages The Cincinnati Equity Fund and the Cincinnati New Markets Fund (the Funds). These investment funds, totaling about $155 million, provide necessary financial capital to 3CDC’s development projects. 

Job Summary:

The Memorial Hall Box Office Lead will oversee and implement sales for ticketed events in Memorial Hall. Reporting to the Memorial Hall Lead, the Box Office Lead will process phone sales and inquiries, produce daily and custom reports, maintain the patron database, and prepare for ticketing events. During ticketed events, the Box Office Lead will supervise will-call and door sales, troubleshoot ticketing issues, and supervise additional box office staff. The Box Office manager will also work with partners, rental clients, and internal stakeholders to “build” each ticketed event, and to place those events on the Memorial Hall website.

The position will require twenty (20) hours of fixed daytime administrative work each week, plus a projected average of seven (7) hours per week preparing and working events.

Tasks
:

- Interact with patrons over the phone: selling tickets, providing information, and resolving complaints. 
- Process daily sales reports, as well as custom patron and marketing reports.
- Maintain the patron database. 
- Prepare will-call for ticketed events.
- Daily reconciliation of cash and credit card sales with reports.
- “Build” internal, partner, and rental events in the ticketing system.
- Meet and work with clients, partners, and internal stakeholders to fulfill event requirements.
- Manage box office staff during events.

This job description is not intended to be all inclusive. The employee will also perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned by their immediate supervisor and other management as required.

Qualifications

2+ years box office experience required.

Licenses, Credentials, Certifications:  

None

Skills or specialized knowledge:  

- Excellent customer service, with a patient, calm, and friendly demeanor.
- Experience with Tickets.com (ProVenue) or comparable ticketing services a plus.
- Aptitude with Microsoft Excel a plus.
- Must be able to maintain the highest degree of confidentiality.

Physical and Mental Demands:

- Frequently required to sit at a desk/workstation for long periods of time.
- Ability to work at a computer terminal for an extended period of time.
- Digital dexterity and hand/eye coordination in operation of office equipment.
- Able to speak and hear employees on the phone or in person.
- Body motor skills sufficient to enable employee to move around the office environment.
- Additional mental requirements:  compare, decide direct, problem solve, analyze, instruct, and interpret.
- Calm in high-pressure and time-sensitive situations.
- Flexible schedule to work evening and weekend events.
- Comfort and accountability working alone and unsupervised.

Disclaimer:  

This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment. It is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or work conditions associated with the job. Furthermore, the employer reserves the right to revise or change the job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.

To Apply

Visit 3cdc.org/job-opportunities to apply for this position. 

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Education Associate

Posted:
Oct 28, 2016
Position: EDUCATION ASSOCIATE 

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

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park seeks to hire a full-time Education Associate. The Education Associate is responsible for the administration, management and teaching of assigned education programs at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park.

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Manage the administration of assigned programs
- Oversee registration and scheduling for programs
- Manage the implementation of program  budget and expenses 
- Teach classes, camps, residencies, and workshops
- Develop curriculum and teacher guides 
- Orient and train staff on curriculum, classroom management and partner             n       communication methods

Start Date: January 3, 2017
Full time, non-exempt salaried position with benefits. Overtime paid for hours worked beyond 40 hours per week.
Salary commensurate with experience. 

Nights and weekends are required for classes and community events. Start times do vary based on scheduled classes and workshops. The schedule is subject to change based on needs of programs.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

To apply, email cover letter, administrative and theater resumes, three references and a sample lesson plan to Daunielle Rasmussen, Director of Education and Community Engagement at daunielle.rasmussen@cincyplay.com. Deadline to apply is November 13, 2016. No Calls please.

Cincinnati Ballet

Marketing Assistant

Posted:
Oct 19, 2016
Job Title: Marketing Assistant
Department: Marketing
Reports to: Director of Marketing & Communications 
Part-time/Non-Exempt: 20 hours 

Summary
Reporting to the Director of Marketing & Communications, the Marketing Assistant will assist the marketing team in administrative activities. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Assist the Director of Marketing and support the marketing team with administrative activities.
• Provide administrative support and assistance for various projects related to marketing, including creating schedules, taking minutes at meetings, making copies, filing, etc.
• Provide administrative support to the Marketing Director.  This support includes running errands, coordinating travel, coordinating schedules, and preparing agendas for appointments.
• Ensure that all contracts and agreements are executed, tracked and filed.
• Maintain budget spreadsheet and code invoices in a timely manner.
• Deal with telephone inquiries, filter calls and use initiative to deal with routine queries wherever possible.
• Participate in weekly meetings with other marketing, development and external relations staff.
• Assist Communications and Marketing Manager with managing photography archive. 
• Conduct online research and post Cincinnati Ballet events on online calendars.
• Serve as a member of the ticket services team or front of house team when needed. 
• Assist with community marketing events and represent Cincinnati Ballet at outside marketing events, when needed.
• Gather and archive all marketing and public relations materials.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Interaction
The Marketing Assistant will interact closely with members of the Marketing department, fellow Cincinnati Ballet staff and Cincinnati Ballet patrons. Must be able to demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Commitment to Service

S/he must be responsive to the needs and request of CB staff, volunteers and Board of Trustees. S/he will collaborate with other staff and/or departments to meet the needs and expectation of the Director of Marketing & Communications. Attention to detail is extremely important for this position.

SKILLS FOR SUCCESS
• Excellent communications skills.
• Attention to detail.
• Ability to proactively manage multiple tasks, prioritize work and be able to meet tight deadlines.
• Strong verbal, written, interpersonal communication, and problem-solving skills.
• Experience with Windows based applications including knowledge of database, Internet and Microsoft Office Applications.
• A respect for confidentiality.
• Commitment to the arts.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
• Flexibility to work occasional weekends and evenings.
• Successful completion of a background check
• Valid state driver’s license

QUALIFICATIONS

1 – 2 years of relevant marketing and publicity experience. A passion for the performing arts. 
Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing and Communications.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to: hr@cballet.org, Human Resources, Cincinnati Ballet, 1555 Central Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45214 

Cincinnati Ballet is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidates for employment are considered without regard to race, color, sex, creed, religion, national origin, sexual preference, age, non-job-related disability, or marital status.

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Brand Director - CSO

Posted:
Oct 14, 2016
Position: Cincinnati Symphony (CSO) Brand Director

Company Description: Comprised of the world’s finest musicians, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra aims to fulfill its mission: to seek and share inspiration. A cornerstone of the Cincinnati arts community, the CSO’s vision is to engage audiences and community better than any other orchestra in the world. The CSO, which also performs and records as the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, presents over 100 concerts and events annually, making Cincinnati the smallest population in the U.S. to support an Orchestra that performs 52 weeks a year. 

As Music Hall, the CSO’s performance home, undergoes renovation during the 2016-2017 season, the Orchestra has made the historic Taft Theatre its “home away from home.” Please note, during its season at the Taft Theatre, the administrative offices will operate out of the Carew Tower. The CSO will return to Music Hall, located in the historic and vibrant Over-the-Rhine neighborhood, upon completion of the renovation for its 2017-18 season.

As one of the oldest symphony orchestras 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. The success of the CSO is predicated by its values: it is an orchestra determined for greatness and committed to experimentation that serves as Cincinnati’s ambassador to the world and remains devoted to the Cincinnati community.   

Position Summary: The CSO Brand Director serves as a key member of the senior marketing team, developing and executing strategies that help us continue to achieve our organizational vision. The primary responsibility is to increase ticket sales and attendance to the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and related activities, including CSO Chamber Players and classical specials.

This position requires a private-sector head and a public-sector heart. The ideal candidate embraces data-driven approaches to his/her work, and has experience establishing appropriate metrics for tracking success, and developing effective strategies based on analysis. The ideal candidate also has experience with media buying, customer segmentation and strategy. This position reports to the VP of Marketing and works collaboratively across the organization, and in close connection with the Pops Brand Director.

Job Duties and Responsibilities
• Direct, create and implement subscription and single ticket marketing campaigns for the CSO and related brands to achieve ticket revenue and attendance targets.
• Work closely with the CSO Director of Artistic Administration to drive success of the CSO through strategic programming, packaging, pricing and promotion. Success is measured by ticket sales, retention, and the “progression of engagement” from single ticket purchase through subscription. 
• Deeply understand the audiences for classical concerts and serve of the voice of the customer in all discussions.
• Plan for successful transition and retention/acquisition of classical audiences back into a renovated hall for the 2017-18 season.
• Plan and execute direct mail, email, telemarketing and media buys in conjunction with Pops Brand Director; nurture relationships with media outlets to leverage as much donated and in-kind support as possible.
• Manage marketing budget; forecast sales and analyze effectiveness of marketing activities. 
• Copywriting and editing. Help direct freelance designers and consultants as necessary.
• Serve as a staff liaison to CSO Encore, a thriving YP group. 
• Manage the Marketing Manager, and nurture positive culture in the department. 
• Oversee and help execute special events as needed. 
• Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements, Skills, Background
• At least 4-5 years experience in music, marketing, communications or related field with proven track record of results; non-profit or performing arts experience a plus
• Innate curiosity, 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 high-profile manner in the community 
• Creative, forward-leaning, adaptable to change
• Thrives in an extremely fast-paced environment with excellent judgment and ability to 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
• Bachelor’s degree
• Some knowledge of classical and/or choral music preferred
• Experience managing people and working with volunteers a plus
• Tessitura/data analysis skills a plus

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

Please send cover letter and resume to:
hr@cincinnatisymphony.org
Please put “CSO Brand Director” in the subject line.

No third party applications will be accepted.

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Capital Campaign Director

Posted:
Oct 14, 2016
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park is an equal opportunity employer and encourages inquiries about this position from a broad spectrum of candidates reflecting the diversity of the community we serve.

Job Title: Capital Campaign Director 

Position Overview

The Capital Campaign Director will lead the successful promotion, management and day-to-day operations of the Playhouse’s upcoming Capital Campaign.  The Campaign Director works collaboratively with the Development Director, the Campaign Chair(s), and the President of the Playhouse’s Board of Trustees. The Campaign Director is a full-time exempt position with benefits. Evening and weekend hours are sometimes required.

Reports to
: Managing Director and Artistic Director

Position Responsibilities
• Direct the implementation of all aspects of the Capital Campaign, including the execution of the fundraising operating plan, timeline, and achievement of clearly defined benchmarks and goals.

• Serve as the primary contact for Campaign Counsel in the day-to-day management of the campaign.

• Establish solicitation priorities, manage prospect lists and research, develop and execute targeted cultivation plans and solicitation strategies for a select group of high-potential prospects.

• Work closely with the Campaign Cabinet Chair(s) regarding the strategy and cultivation of the highest net-worth donor prospects.

• Manage the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of a personal portfolio of Campaign prospects.
    • Work with Individual Giving/Stewardship Manager to capture patron information            and movement in Tessitura, the Playhouse’s database.

• Implement a communications plan to enhance the visibility and appreciation of the Playhouse in the context of the quiet phase of the Campaign.

• Create and manage cultivation events and other engagement opportunities to build and enhance relationships with prospective major donors.

• Maintain an active Campaign calendar (for solicitations, cultivation events, follow-up actions, etc.) and manage the tracking system for a moves management pipeline.

• Create and write Campaign print and electronic collateral materials including the case statement and pledge cards, working with the Playhouse marketing team to ensure all materials fit within the new organizational branding.   Coordinate the design and production of all Campaign materials. 

• Create and write other Campaign documents, including Campaign Cabinet and Board presentations, solicitation materials, acknowledgements and gift agreement letters.

• Serve as the primary liaison with the Campaign Cabinet including coordination of regular meetings and management of Cabinet members’ cultivation and solicitation activities.

• Provide weekly/monthly analysis and progress reports to Campaign Cabinet, Board, Development Director and Playhouse Leadership. 

• Serve as a member of the Playhouse’s senior management team, working cohesively with staff in all departments within the Playhouse. 
 
Competencies
• Minimum five years of progressive experience in fundraising, with a track record of success in meeting fundraising goals.
• A detailed knowledge of major gifts fundraising, as well as capital campaign strategy and implementation.
• Superb interpersonal skills that empower the candidate to be as comfortable in a private conversation as she/he is networking at a cocktail party.
• Superb verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to develop written reports and deliver presentations communicating Campaign progress to multiple constituents.  
• Ability to successfully manage and build relationships with individuals, corporate donors, foundation representatives, government officials, Board leadership, and Playhouse staff.
• Self-motivated with the ability to take initiative to meet goals in a time sensitive environment with impeccable attention to detail and accuracy.
• Energetic, flexible and adaptable, and able to multi-task and work independently in an environment with competing deadlines.
• Ability to work as an effective team member in a fast-paced environment.
• A strong ethical character and the ability to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately and with discretion.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, and donor software -Tessitura preferred.
• Appreciation for the performing arts and theater in particular.
• Familiarity with major arts and culture funders in the Greater Cincinnati area is preferred.

Physical Demands:
• The employee is frequently required to stand and walk, and occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
• The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
• This position is partially sedentary, and the employee is required to regularly talk and hear.

To Apply:
Submit your cover letter and resume with three references to:  
Buzz Ward, Managing Director and Blake Robison, Artistic Director
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park
962 Mt. Adams Circle
Cincinnati, OH  45202
campaigndir@cincyplay.com
Applicants will be reviewed upon receipt of resume.

Learning Through Art, Inc.

Business and Communications Intern

Posted:
Oct 14, 2016
Learning Through Art, Inc.
Position: Business and Communications Intern 
Deadline To Apply: 10/15/2016
Position Dates: 11/01/16 – 5/30/16: Days Flexible; Remote Available 16-20 hours/week
Reports To: Program Manager

Job Description
Learning Through Art, Inc. is looking for a driven, organized intern who shares our passion for providing quality performing arts programs in support of arts education, literacy, community development and engagement, and encouraging multicultural awareness and understanding. This position is a wonderful opportunity to learn about the inner-workings of a local non-profit organization and gain valuable interactions with professionals from a variety of backgrounds, including early education and the performing arts. 

This internship requires 16-20 hours/week; select responsibilities of position can be completed remotely with supervisor’s permission. A small monthly stipend is provided. Course credit can be arranged.

Responsibilities:
• Post regularly on social media platforms, including Facebook and Twitter
• Create newsletters regarding pertinent programs and events 
• Update LTA’s main and e-commerce websites
• Learn and utilize Sprout Social, Constant Contact, and WordPress
• Cultivate public relations opportunities with guidance from supervisors
• Assist with office duties and event preparation as needed

Preferred Qualifications:
• Superior organizational and communication skills
• Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks at a time
• Small writing sample is required
• Some familiarity with graphic design is preferred but not required

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to

Attn: Nina Parr, Program Manager
Learning Through Art, Inc.
1420 Sycamore Street, Suite F50
Cincinnati, OH 45202 
Or email to nina@lartinc.com with “Business and Communications Intern” in Subject Line. 

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Director of Institutional Giving

Posted:
Oct 14, 2016
Position: Director of Institutional Giving

Company Description: Comprised of the world’s finest musicians, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra aims to fulfill its mission: to seek and share inspiration. A cornerstone of the Cincinnati arts community, the CSO’s vision is to engage audiences and community better than any other orchestra in the world. The CSO, which also performs and records as the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, presents over 100 concerts and events annually, making Cincinnati the smallest population in the U.S. to support an Orchestra that performs 52-weeks a year. 

As Music Hall, the CSO’s performance home, undergoes renovation during the 2016-2017 season, the Orchestra has made the historic Taft Theatre its “home away from home.” Please note, during its season at the Taft Theatre, the administrative offices will operate out of the Carew Tower. The CSO will return to Music Hall, located in the historic and vibrant Over-the-Rhine neighborhood, upon completion of the renovation for its 2017-18 season.

As one of the oldest symphony orchestras 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. The success of the CSO is predicated by its values: it is an orchestra determined for greatness and committed to experimentation that serves as Cincinnati’s ambassador to the world and remains devoted to the Cincinnati community.   

Position Summary: Reporting to the Vice President of Philanthropy, the Director of Institutional Giving serves as a key member of the senior development team, improving and executing strategies regarding corporate, foundation and government funders in support of the $9 million annual fund and advance approaches for special project funding. The Director is to meet or exceed aggressive institutional giving goals by renewing, identifying, rating, cultivating, soliciting and securing supporters. Of utmost importance is the CSO’s relationship with ArtsWave, the largest united arts fund in the country. As the largest grant recipient, the Director is responsible for nurturing and advancing the CSO’s relationship in coordination with the President, senior management team and Foundation and Grants Manager. The position serves as the leading advocate in the business community, representing the CSO at key events and networking opportunities and supervises the Corporate Relations Manager and Foundation and Grant Manager, who all collectively achieve the financial goals set forth. The Director of Institutional Giving must be an independent, fast-paced self-starter with exceptional communication and written skills and a proven track-record for securing and increasing corporate and foundation support. 

Corporate Support Responsibilities
• Broaden prospect pool by relationship management and directing research;
• Increase the proposal pipeline and size of corporate gifts through critical analysis of research findings leading to the development of strategic cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship approaches; 
• Ensure the timely completion of all corporate, foundation and grant proposals, applications, required reporting and stewardship activities;
• Ensure the proper acknowledgement of all corporate and foundation supporters through deliverables as agreed upon in proposals;
• Utilize the Board of Directors, the Corporate Cabinet and other members of the Philanthropy Team and senior management in the work of institutional giving; 
• Lead the fundraising efforts to secure corporate and foundation support for special projects including but not limited to Classical Roots, LUMENOCITY and One City, One Symphony;
• Lead the effort to generate corporate sponsorships for fundraising events including Opening Night Gala, Spectrum’s annual fundraising event and other events as identified by senior management.

Foundation and Government Support Responsibilities
• Anticipate needs of ArtsWave and take proactive approach to ensuring the organization is in line with ArtsWave strategies and requests;
• Meet aggressive foundation and government giving goals by actively developing new and existing relationships with key stakeholders at foundations, city officials and agencies;
• Work in close collaboration with the Foundation and Grants Manager to develop proposal strategies and oversee the gathering of necessary information to execute and submit grants in a timely manner.
• Advance the CSO’s goal to secure support from national funders, including increasing the CSO’s profile with the National Endowment for Arts
• With the Foundation and Grants Manager, serve as staff liaison to the Government Affairs Committee

Qualifications
• 5-7 years of direct fundraising experience, preferably with a performing arts organization. 
• Strong self-starter with superior organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.
• Must have demonstrated ability to successfully build, retain and renew support.
• Must be a collaborative team member with known leadership and management skills.

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:
hr@cincinnatisymphony.org 
Please put “Director of Institutional Giving” in the subject line.
No third party applications will be accepted.

The Art Academy of Cincinnati

SmartArt Instructor

Posted:
Oct 14, 2016
Position: Art Academy SmartArt Instructor

Position Description:
The Art Academy of Cincinnati, established in 1869, is an independent college of art and design. Degrees granted are the Associate of Science in Graphic Design; the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Design, Illustration, Painting and Drawing, Photography, Print Media, and Sculpture; and the Master of Arts in Art Education. 
Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, the Art Academy is a charter member of NASAD. The Art Academy is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a charter member of the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design and the Greater Cincinnati Consortium of Colleges and Universities.
The campus is located at 1212 Jackson Street in historic Over-the-Rhine. The public is welcome and gallery hours are 9a-9p Monday – Friday and 9a-5p Saturday and Sunday, unless otherwise noted. For more information, call 513-562-6262 or visit www.artacademy.edu.

The AAC’s Community Education Department (AAC CE) 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 AAC, and funded by a grant from Procter & Gamble, has supported art integration in Cincinnati Public Schools. This long-running, successful program provides a free, hands-on, art lesson that coordinates with the CPS teacher’s curriculum.

The classroom teacher selects the subject matter and curriculum to be covered, and then the SmartArt instructor will coordinate with the CPS teacher, plan, and implement the lesson. 

Hours Available
Temporary employment by assignment or term
Variable schedule during school hours (7a-3p) 

Responsibilities
Communicate with the classroom teacher to coordinate visit and lesson plan
Create customized lesson plan with age and material appropriate activities according to the classroom’s request and Common Core Standards
Acquire and transport all supplies necessary to implement lesson

Qualifications:
Degree in the arts, arts education, or other with equivalent field of experience
Experience with teaching youth in a hands-on art environment, in a variety of age levels and backgrounds
Excellent classroom management, organization skills, and mentoring skills
Excellent presentation, written, and verbal communication skills
Passion for integrating arts and academics
Reliable transportation
Background check is required

The Art Academy of Cincinnati is an equal opportunity employer. 

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

Please no phone calls.

Activities Beyond the Classroom

Development Director

Posted:
Oct 12, 2016

Position: Development Director

Activities Beyond the Classroom
Activities Beyond the Classroom (ABC) is a 26 employee, $4,000,000 revenue non-profit serving students in the Cincinnati Public School (CPS) District.  Our mission is to ensure that CPS students participate in activities beyond the classroom that help them develop the skills they need to succeed in life. We put a special emphasis on supporting extracurricular activities at the junior high and high school level.

Description
ABC is seeking an experienced, full-time Development Director to lead all aspects of fund development in collaboration with the Executive Director and under the oversight and guidance of a 10-15 member Board.  Responsibilities include the planning, implementation, and oversight of fund development strategies to provide for the growth and sustainability of the Foundation.

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage current and cultivate new foundation relationships and grants.
  • Oversee all grant writing with the help of the business manager.
  • Manage individual giving via a combination of an annual direct mail campaign and individual donations.
  • Cultivate current leads and identify potential new donors either by class at the $50-$500 level or individually at the $1,000+ level.
  • Develop and manage a Corporate Sponsorship initiative.
  • Coordinate all fund development with social media initiatives of the Foundation.

    Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of demonstrated success as a front-line fund-raiser. (Expertise in individual major donors/gifts required, as well as experience with corporate sponsors and grants.)
  • Proven track record of well-honed skills in developing long-term individual and corporate donor cultivation and solicitation strategies.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills; a high level of comfort with direct donor interaction.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills, including attention to detail.
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to be both engaging and professional when making presentations at events and meetings.
  • Ability to work well with others and to exhibit strong interpersonal skills.

Salary commensurate with experience. To apply, please submit confidential cover letter and resume to info@abccincy.org with the job title in the subject line.

Cincinnati Museum Center

Assistant Manager of Admissions Operations

Posted:
Oct 7, 2016

Assistant Manager of Admissions Operations

The Assistant Manager of Admissions Operations directly manages the daily admissions operations for Consolidated Museums Group (Cincinnati Museum Center and National Underground Railroad Freedom Center).

The Member & Guest Service and Sales department annually collects over $7 million in membership, admissions, programs/events and parking revenues using a sales system and database of over 20,000 Member households and 100,000 constituent records while serving over 1.5 million guests each year.

The Assistant Manager assists the Manager in the planning of, and then executes tactics to meet the department’s service delivery and sales goals. This includes supervising a staff of Associates and volunteers (approximately 50 people) and managing the daily operation of box office, parking, attraction entrances, group entry, membership and some special exhibits functions. The Assistant Manager is responsible for providing superior hospitality and service and executing support functions including cash handling and reconciliation, training, monitoring supply levels, systems maintenance, and daily staffing and scheduling. In addition, the Assistant Manager will assist the Managers in coordinating with all other departments to provide a safe, friendly, and optimally functional Rotunda, lobby, group entry, parking lot, and attraction egresses, especially during peak times, emergencies, and special events. 

The Assistant Manager will serve as a role model and leader of the level of service and hospitality we expect of our staff and will assist the Manager in delivering consistent brand-quality messaging, service, and hospitality to our guests and Members. Additionally, the Assistant Manager must work on a daily basis to deliver a seamless sales experience to our guests and Members while aggressively maximizing sales, driving incremental revenues, and actively soliciting new Members.

The Assistant Manager will actively pursue information related to departmental goals, policies, procedures, and strategies and will assist the Manager in maintaining all reporting necessary to monitor progress and create action plans to meet goals and compliance. 

All core duties and responsibilities are to be performed with a guest-centric attitude, providing superior hospitality and service. The following core duties and responsibilities are to be performed with the mindset of the guest as an individual, delivering on these responsibilities with their experience in mind:

 Operations (70%)

  • Directly manage ticket sales, group entry, program sales and Member Pass transactions and fulfillment at Point of Sale; including collecting revenue, applying appropriate special offer/promotion/incentive, recording accurate guest and Member data, printing and distributing the Member Pass and loading corresponding benefits to the Member Pass
  • Provide initial service to guests and Members and perform service recovery as necessary to address concerns/issues and resolve conflicts that arise; escalate situations to department Manager on Duty as necessary
  • Lead by example, provide direct training and support and supervise admissions team while promoting a positive work environment and the missions of the Consolidated Museums Group
  • Maintain integrity and precision of sales system and database records to ensure best information is available to fully assist guests and Members and coordinate with Informatics department or call center for any immediate corrections needed for daily operation to continue
  • Assist with the delivery of marketing messaging via signage, collateral, verbal and written communications, and promotions/initiatives, especially as they relate to guest satisfaction an driving repeat visitation, incremental sales, Member retention, and new Member conversion
  • Assist with planning and execution of all guest and Member Appreciation events, film screenings, exhibit previews, recognition activities, special offers, programs, Teacher previews, fundraising efforts, and cross-promotions to provide a special experience that shows guests and Members our true appreciation for their continued support
  • Maintain a safe, clean, and efficiently operating work space, including offices, supply rooms, box office, queuing areas, scanning stations, group entry, and reception and hospitality areas
  • Assist in delivery of initial and ongoing trainings for consistency and improvement in service delivery, salesmanship, hospitality, teambuilding, and messaging to guests and Members with goals of delivering a world-class service experience and creating a culture of exceptional service
  • Enforce loss prevention and cash handling policies and procedures, including variance reporting, finance reconciliation, and securing cash and currency

Logistics (20%)

  • Create staffing schedules and daily break plans to optimize service and labor management; monitor and adjust time keeping system for inaccurate/incomplete shifts and breaks
  • Assist in the development of, and then lead, hospitality and service initiatives that deliver world-class service experiences, appropriately address guest and Member needs, and increase guest satisfaction
  • Monitor sales and attendance on a daily basis and then take appropriate action to maximize revenue
  • Monitor inventory levels of stanchions, office supplies, wheelchairs, strollers, collateral, signage, cash handling, and other related operational needs; resolve shortages immediately and report to Manager
  • Assist with admission hiring plan, to include effective interviewing, coordinating with Human Resources and Volunteer Services, monitoring staffing levels, orienting new hires, and maintaining all necessary documentation
  • Assist with creation, updating, and maintenance of department policies and procedures manuals, job aides and resources, communications tools, and employee handbook

Other (10%)

  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required; some college
  • Previous experience delivering training with focus on exceptional service preferred
  • Previous cash handling experience and operational experience with a POS sales system; experience with a relational database (familiarity with Raiser’s Edge is a plus), spreadsheets, word processing and communications software is a plus. 
  • Excellent Guest Service skills including conflict-resolution, team building, and interfacing and collaborating effectively with diverse internal and external audiences; and an outgoing, friendly, approachable personality
  • Proven ability to maintain composure, practice sound judgment, problem solve, critically think, promote a spirit of cooperation and diplomacy and communicate effectively and professionally in high pressure, fast-paced, emergency or unusual situations
  • Must be able to read, write and proofread reports, departmental memos and other related documents.*
  • Ability to type 30-40 wpm, complete complex data entry processes with speed and accuracy, count cash with precision and effectively use Microsoft Office applications*
  • Professional demeanor with a high degree of integrity, confidentiality, ethics and dedication to the missions of Cincinnati Museum Center and National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, communication and presentation skills, written, aural and oral; with strong attention to detail
  • Good analytical skills with the ability to produce, understand, interpret and apply complex data
  • Strong self-motivation and initiative; ability to work both independently and as a team member
  • Strong time management skills including ability to initiate, prioritize, manage and complete multiple tasks in an energetic environment and work well under pressure with periodic heavy workloads, constant demands and frequent interruptions
  • Experience with volunteers is a plus

Working Conditions:

Normal office environment with occasional tasks performed outdoors. Must be able to lift up to 35 pounds. Possible long periods of standing or sitting. Possible periods of moderate walking throughout the building, including stairs. May be exposed to extreme hot or cold weather, including rain and snow when stationed in parking booths.

To apply, please visit http://www.cincymuseumgroup.org/

Taft Museum of Art

Manager of Membership and Annual Giving

Posted:
Oct 7, 2016
Job Title: Manager of Membership and Annual Giving
Reports to: Director of Development and Visitor Experience
Department:  Development
Employment Type: Full Time
Hours: 37.5 Hours (Position requires some weekend and evening hours.)
Wage: Commensurate with experience and education
Benefits: Benefits include health care plan, dental, 401k plan with employer contribution, free parking, vacation, holidays, and sick time.
Other benefits: Museum membership and other special discounts.
To Apply: Send an email with “Manager of Membership and Annual Giving” in the subject line to lnecamp@taftmuseum.org by October 17, 2016.  Include a cover letter, resume, and salary expectations in one document. No calls please.  

POSITION OVERVIEW

The position is responsible for developing, implementing, growing and retaining the Museum’s annual donors (<$800) and Membership campaign.  Serving as the primary advocate and liaison between the Museum and its membership, the Manager of Membership and Annual Giving is responsible for the cultivation, stewardship and solicitation for membership and annual donors.

The Manager of Membership and Annual Giving works closely with the other members of the Development team and throughout the Museum.  This position reports to the Director of Development. The position works closely with the Database Manager who processes donations maintains the Museum’s membership and donor database

 ROLES AND REPONSIBILITIES

Membership (60%)
Grow the Museum’s membership base, and increase members’ levels of commitment, involvement, and investment in the Museum
Conduct new member campaigns, mailings, and initiatives, including maximizing conversion of existing non-member visitors and guests into members
Acknowledge memberships through distribution of membership cards, letters and member specific information
Renew and upgrade members based on longevity and engagement level
Design and implement member promotions, appreciation days, events, discounts, and other methods to develop membership and focus on retention and growing financial investment
Measure, analyze, evaluate, and report outcomes and apply to future planning 
Coordinate bi-annual membership survey and benchmarking study across the sector, understand membership and sector trends

Annual Fund (30%)
Manage the Museum’s annual giving campaigns. Increase the number of donors and average gift size of donors 
Develop and implement a cultivation and stewardship strategy for current, lapsed and prospective annual giving donors
Manage projects related to the annual giving campaign, including but not limited to expense budgets, creation and execution of campaign timelines, and project team coordination.
Produce and write content for materials needed for mailings, work with our graphic designer for layout, envelope design, etc.
Manage annual solicitation lists, segmentations, ask amounts, and support the Director of Development with the leadership campaign
Collaborate and work with the Database Manager to ensure accurate and timely gift acknowledgment, segmentation and data coordination of donors
Collaborate with the Director of Development to identify annual giving campaign supporters who may support at leadership levels, including face-to-face meetings with donors
Measure, analyze, evaluate and report outcomes and apply to future planning

Administration (10%)
Communicate effectively to support membership database and data entry
Create and oversee preparation of gift acknowledgments, renewals, annual fund, and other communications
In coordination with the Manager of Visitor Experience, develop strategies to drive visitor to member promotions, member materials, collateral, and multimedia communications.
Ensure that on-line membership registration systems are active, seamless, and in working order. Return member/donor phone calls in a timely fashion.
Manage expense budgets for print collateral, event coordination, mailings, etc.  
Other duties assigned.

BACKGROUND REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor’s degree, equivalent experience may be accepted
Two plus years’ experience in fundraising, sales, marketing, relationship management or related field strongly preferred
Computer fluency, strong analytic and operating abilities with programs and platforms including Word, Excel, and Raiser’s Edge or other databases; data entry experience helpful


COMPETENCIES AND CAPABILITIES REQUIREMENTS

Visitor Experience: Demonstrates the highest level of customer service to museum visitors, volunteers and patrons. Must be cheerful, welcoming and give a wonderful impression. Strong interpersonal and customer service skills, utilized on a wide variety of constituencies: visitors, members, donors, staff, and volunteers
Builds Trust: Holds oneself accountable for achieving goals and responsibilities assigned. Adheres to all policies and procedures. Follows through on assignments and commitments as promised. Support the TMA Mission, Vision, Goals and Initiatives
Communication & Enrollment: Excellent communication (oral, written) skills; willingness and ability to engage and promote the Museum and membership programs to diverse constituencies over the phone and in-person, and to advocate for members within the Museum
Teamwork/Collaboration: Desire to work effectively on a team, flexibility, and a positive “can-do” attitude. Works cooperatively with supervision or as part of a team. Positive and high-energy.
Problem Solving/Initiative: Desire to create improvements and efficiencies; results-oriented. Takes a proactive approach to problem-solving. Uses critical thinking skills to solve problems and achieve effective solutions. Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks at the same time with excellent attention to detail. Achieves goals in a fast paced environment. 
Personal Leadership: Strives to consistently achieve excellence in all tasks and goals. Maintains focus and perseveres in face of obstacles. Uses time efficiently; responds quickly and constructively when confronted with challenges. 

About the Taft Museum of Art: The Taft Museum of Art is one of the finest small art museums in America. A National Historic Landmark built in 1820, the Taft is home to an extensive art collection that includes European and American master paintings, Chinese porcelains, and European decorative arts. 

The Taft Museum of Art is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building an inclusive environment that welcomes and values diversity. This includes our staff, board of directors, volunteers and visitors. As an organization we recognize the importance of attracting and retaining talented people of different backgrounds. We understand how a diverse work team of staff, board of directors and volunteers benefits our organization by enabling us to draw upon a richness of resources. We want all our team members to feel appreciated for their uniqueness, so we work to foster an environment that provides everyone equal access to information and opportunities. This ensures that each person learns, grows, excels and maximizes his or her personal contributions. The Museum will thus be able to tap into a greater wealth of knowledge, perspectives, and experiences to develop and deliver programs and services to an increasingly diverse audience.

Taft Museum of Art

Museum Shop & Visitor Services Associate

Posted:
Oct 7, 2016
Job Title: Museum Shop & Visitor Services Associate
Reports to: Manager, Museum Shop & Visitor Services.
Department:  Facility & Operations
Employment Type: Part-Time/Nonexempt
Hours: 6-19 hours/week, competitive hourly rate based on experience. Must be able to work weekends and holidays.  
Benefits: Free parking, Museum membership and other special discounts.
To Apply: Interested candidates may send brief email with resume tohr@taftmuseum.org. Please no phone calls, applications only accepted via email, we will review and provide feedback within 30 days. Submissions without retail, customer service and cash handling experience will not be reviewed.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Museum Shop & Visitor Service Associate position requires an individual to wear many hats throughout the day at the museum.  Communication and a visitor centric approach is critical to all aspects of the position, from answering the phones, stocking shelves, handling sales transactions to helping visitors with questions.

 ROLES AND REPONSIBILITIES

Possesses a professional demeanor in dealing with visitors, trustees, donors, and vendors on the phone and in person. Relays accurate information about planned programs and events. 
Fielding incoming calls for a 30 line museum phone system including routing calls and taking incoming questions and messages. 
Initiate and complete sales transactions with visitors. This includes suggestive selling and thanking each guest. 
Effectively communicates to the guests, all rules and guidelines of the Museum. 
Ensures the museum shop displays are maintained, stocked and orderly by cleaning, straightening, stocking and merchandising. 
Additional responsibilities as assigned by Manager. 

BACKGROUND REQUIREMENTS

Job Experience: Demonstrated 2+ years retail and customer service experience. 
Physical Demands: Lifting, carrying and reaching stock shelves at least 5’ in height and up to 30lbs.; pushing or pulling more than 30lbs.; standing for 3 hours at a time.  Ability to use a step ladder to reach merchandise for customers.  
Computer: Must be computer capable, read computer screen and must be able to learn a POS system for sales transactions.


COMPETENCIES AND CAPABILITIES REQUIREMENTS

Visitor Experience: Demonstrates the highest level of customer service to museum visitors, volunteers and patrons. Must be cheerful, welcoming and give a wonderful impression.  
Builds Trust: Holds oneself accountable for achieving goals and responsibilities assigned. Adheres to all policies and procedures.
Communication & Enrollment: Engages in effective, concise, two-way personal communication that is professional and respectful. Demonstrates professionalism through body language, including eye-contact and posture. 
Teamwork/Collaboration: Works cooperatively with supervision or as part of a team. Positive and high-energy.
Problem Solving/Initiative: Takes a proactive approach to problem-solving. Uses critical thinking skills to solve problems and achieve effective solutions. Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks at the same time with excellent attention to detail.  Achieves goals in a fast paced environment. 
Personal Leadership: Strives to consistently achieve excellence in all tasks and goals. Maintains focus and perseveres in face of obstacles. Uses time efficiently; responds quickly and constructively when confronted with challenges. 

The Taft Museum of Art is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building an inclusive environment that welcomes and values diversity. This includes our staff, board of directors, volunteers and visitors. As an organization we recognize the importance of attracting and retaining talented people of different backgrounds. We understand how a diverse work team of staff, board of directors and volunteers benefits our organization by enabling us to draw upon a richness of resources. We want all our team members to feel appreciated for their uniqueness, so we work to foster an environment that provides everyone equal access to information and opportunities. This ensures that each person learns, grows, excels and maximizes his or her personal contributions. The Museum will thus be able to tap into a greater wealth of knowledge, perspectives, and experiences to develop and deliver programs and services to an increasingly diverse audience.

Taft Museum of Art

Staff Accountant

Posted:
Oct 7, 2016
Job Title: Staff Accountant
Reports to: Director of Finance
Department: Finance
Employment Type: Part-Time/Nonexempt
Hours: 10-15 hours/week, competitive hourly rate
Benefits: Free parking, Museum membership and other unique discounts.
To Apply: Interested candidates may send application materials to hr@taftmuseum.orghr@taftmuseum.org. Please no phone calls, applications only accepted via email.

POSITION OVERVIEW
Assists the Director of Finance and Finance Team with the daily, weekly, monthly and year-end accounting functions. 

ROLES AND REPONSIBILITIES
Prepares and enters journal entries into the general ledger.
Provides backup to A/P and Payroll process.   
Assists with month end close. 
Prepares monthly account reconciliations including bank reconciliations 
Updates supporting schedules.
Assist with audit preparation and provide assistance with the external auditors. 
Assist with financial reports for funding agencies. 
Assist with benefits administration. 
Special projects.
Perform other tasks as requested by the Director of Finance. 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Accounting degree/QuickBooks
Nonprofit experience preferred.
Computer literate – working knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel (especially pivot tables and lookup functions).

COMPETENCIES AND CAPABILITIES REQUIREMENTS
Personal Leadership: Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Works well independently or as part of a team.
Communication/Enrollment: Strong interpersonal skills.
Collaboration/Teamwork: Works cooperatively with supervision or as part of a team. Positive and high-energy team player.  
Problem Solving/Initiative: Adeptness at analyzing facts, problem-solving, decision-making, and demonstrating good judgment. Ability to learn and implement new processes. Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to prioritize and excellent attention to detail. Demonstrates proactive approach to problem-solving and is solution oriented.  
Visitor Experience: Demonstrates the highest level of service and response to the volunteers, visitors, other staff, board members, docents, and others.
Confidentiality: Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion.

The Taft Museum of Art is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building an inclusive environment that welcomes and values diversity. This includes our staff, board of directors, volunteers and visitors. As an organization we recognize the importance of attracting and retaining talented people of different backgrounds. We understand how a diverse work team of staff, board of directors and volunteers benefits our organization by enabling us to draw upon a richness of resources. We want all our team members to feel appreciated for their uniqueness, so we work to foster an environment that provides everyone equal access to information and opportunities. This ensures that each person learns, grows, excels and maximizes his or her personal contributions. The Museum will thus be able to tap into a greater wealth of knowledge, perspectives, and experiences to develop and deliver programs and services to an increasingly diverse audience.

Naturalist

Cincinnati Nature Center

Posted:
Oct 7, 2016
To apply, follow this link to our careers page: https://goo.gl/7KWCr5 

Position Title: Naturalist Classification: Hourly/Non-Exempt
Supervisor: School Program Manager
Category: Casual Part Time (<24 hours/week)
Department: Education
Schedule: Varies based on programming

Purpose
 
With direction from the School Program Manager, leads school groups on an as-needed basis as part of CNC’s education team.  Additional responsibilities also include assisting other staff and other CNC teams to plan and deliver educational and interpretative programs and hikes.  Executes all activities with the highest standards for safety, customer service and in keeping with the Nature Center’s Mission, Values and Principles.

Essential Job Responsibilities
SCHOOL GROUPS:  
• Prepare for and lead school groups through interpretive educational experiences at Rowe Woods.
• Attend all required trainings with a focus on continuous improvement to deliver effective and inspirational school programs as needed.  
• Typical program times are 9am – 2pm, Monday – Friday, from approximately September through May.  

PROGRAMMING:  
• Use natural history knowledge to support CNC programming by deliver top quality programs in areas including: led-hikes, off-site booths, CNC clubs, summer camp, special events, and other programs as assigned.  
• Typical program times run in the evenings and on weekends, year round.  

These job responsibilities represent only the essential and most significant duties of the position. This job description does not exclude other work assignments, directives and responsibilities not mentioned herein.

Education and Competencies:
• Enrolled in or completed a Bachelor’s degree in related field
• Excellent group management skills with both children and adults are required

Communication:
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Proficiency in public speaking.

Qualifications:
• Strong knowledge of local natural history and basic biological science
• Proven ability working with children and adults
• Commitment and ability to articulate CNC’s mission
• A sense of humor, creativity and an entrepreneurial spirit
• Must remain current in First Aid and CPR training.  
• Must pass a background check 

Computer Skills:
• Proficiency in email applications

Work Environment:
• The work is performed indoors in an office environment and outdoors in the nature preserve. 

Physical Demands:
• This position requires the following physical activities: pushing, pulling, climbing, bending, stooping, kneeling, twisting, reaching, sitting, standing, walking, lifting, finger dexterity, grasping, repetitive motions, talking, hearing and visual acuity.

Cincinnati Ballet

Special Events Manager

Posted:
Oct 7, 2016
Job Title: Special Events Manager
Department: Development
Reports to: Director of Development
Full-time/Exempt: 40 plus hours 
This position requires significant work time outside the normal business hours.
Direct Reports: None

SUMMARY

Reporting to the Director of Development, the Special Events Manager serves as the primary staff coordinator for special events managed by the development department.   The Special Events Manager also serves as advisor and event specialist in support of other CB department’s stewardship events.   

The Special Events Manager position is responsible for managing all aspects of CB’s special events including planning, implementation and execution. The position requires an organized, self-motivated and proactive individual that has excellent interpersonal communication skills and attention to detail. 

Each season, the development department offers a variety of special events (fundraising events with net revenue goals as well as donor, patron and sponsor appreciation events) to create, sustain and grow donor and patron relations.  In addition to executing successful donor cultivation and marketing events, this position works closely with volunteers to coordinate and execute successful fundraising events to reach established net revenue goals.  

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Operations for all events
• Manage CB’s event calendar
• Facilitate/lead the bi-weekly events meeting.
• Develop and facilitate engaging events that drive attendance and enhance patron experience.
• Plan and coordinate logistics for all events.
• Work with Marketing to coordinate event advertising, and collateral material design, production and distribution.
• Work with Marketing to help promote events by acting as event spokesperson in various interactions with the media and the public as needed.
• Manage the event timeline both leading up to and the day of the event.
• Manage relationships and bidding processes to ensure best service and most efficient cost.
• Perform other duties as assigned.
• Work at performances as necessary.

Fundraising Events

• Build and maintain relationships with event chairs and committees to appropriately staff fundraising events.
• Develop communications on behalf of volunteer chairpersons and committees. 
• Liaise on behalf of event committees.
• Coordinate with development department to achieve revenue goals through sponsorships, hots/hostesses and ticket sales.
• Negotiate with external vendors to coordinate goods and services for special events. 
• Execute event themes, supporting graphics, invitations, banners, floor plans, nametags, décor, as appropriate and in partnership with Graphic Designer.
• Manage overall events budget and in-kind donations and sponsorships.
• Manage all mailings associated with the event.
• Work to leverage data base in event planning functions. Enter event information into data base when required.
• Serve as lead staff at the event, managing peers and volunteers as needed to execute the event.
• Coordinate any follow up communications, best practice summary and committee thank you events.
• Examples of fundraising events include but are not limited to: Club B, Etoile women’s series, Nutcracker Luncheon, and donor events in conjunction with special initiative giving.
Events are subject to change depending on seasonal calendar and initiatives.

Stewardship Events

• Work with lead staff and volunteers in a positive manner to successfully execute each event to deepen attendee’s relationship with the organization.
• Work with lead staff to manage mailings associated with the event.
• Execute each event within the assigned budget and following the appropriate timeline.
• Manage all vendor relations for each event (including but not limited to caterer, entertainment, equipment rental).
• Serve as day of logistics coordinator for the events.
• Examples of stewardship events - Freddie Franklin Society, After Parties, Studio Experiences, Ballet & Beer, Touring Events, Board Socials, Dancer Sponsorship Parties, Annual Board Meeting, Dress Rehearsal and Sponsor Benefit Parties, Hosted Dinners, Season Announcement Party, Corporate Networking
Events are subject to change depending on seasonal calendar and initiatives.

SKILLS FOR SUCCESS
• Experience in special event fundraising preferred
• Proven relationship building and volunteer relations.
• Excellent communications skills.
• Working knowledge of the production process for theater, music or dance.
• Demonstrated experience of increasing contributed revenue from special events or special event activities.
• Ability to set targets and develop strategies for success.
• Excellent interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills.
• Attention to detail and accuracy in record keeping and finances. 
• Ability to develop event schedules and execution plans.
• Ability to proactively manage multiple tasks, prioritize work and be able to meet tight deadlines.
• Strong verbal, written, interpersonal communication, and problem-solving skills.
• Experience with Windows based applications including knowledge of database, Internet and Microsoft Office Applications.
• A respect for confidentiality.
• Experience motivating and managing volunteers
• Commitment to the arts.
• Graphic design experience a plus.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

• Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite or graphic design experience.
• Tessitura experience desired.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

• Ability to work outdoors during various weather conditions.
• Ability to lift 50 pounds or greater.
• Flexibility to work weekends and evenings.
• Successful completion of a background check
• Valid state driver’s license

QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor’s degree with 2-3 years’ experience in sponsorship, event management and planning, marketing and/or fundraising.

Please direct inquires and forward a cover letter and resume to:
Human Resources
Cincinnati Ballet
1555 Central Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45214
Email: hr@cballet.org

Cincinnati Ballet is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidates for employment are considered without regard to race, color, sex, creed, religion, national origin, sexual preference, age, non-job-related disability, or marital status.

Miller Gallery

Executive Director

Posted:
Oct 5, 2016
Position: Executive Director – Miller Gallery

Miller Gallery, Cincinnati’s oldest fine art gallery, located in Hyde Park Square is looking for an Executive Director to oversee all operations of the Gallery including artist contracts, coordination of events, managing a small staff, client interaction, business development, marketing and sales. We are looking for an energetic and passionate individual to lead the Gallery. The right person will be sales focused, a team player, possess excellent verbal communication skills and have the utmost respect and discretion.  In addition, you will represent the Gallery at exhibits, programs and other events.   Bachelor’s Degree in the Arts is preferred. Prior experience in an art museum or gallery is a strong plus. A strong knowledge and love of fine art is required.

Please email your resume and salary requirements to: DaveHumphrey@artonomyinc.com
 

Artonomy, Inc.

Custom Framing Specialist

Posted:
Oct 5, 2016
Position: Custom Framing Specialist

Artonomy, Inc. is looking for an experienced Custom Framing Specialist.   This person will assist with managing our custom framing department and assist customers with their framing needs.  You will also be involved with helping the production team with high volume projects. This person will also serve as a Project Coordinator for various framing projects designated by the General Manager.

Additional duties include but are not limited to:

-Meeting with walk-in customers to determine framing needs
-Framing of pieces to meet required deadlines
-Working on production line as time allows  
-Documenting all completed work from start to finish
-Track production inventory as required for particular projects

The successful candidate must:

-Have computer skills.  
-Be able to accurately read a ruler or tape measure 
-Have a positive attitude.
-The ability to work alone and with a team as needed
-Strong communication and problem solving skills.
-Ability to lift 40lbs and work on your feet all day

For consideration, please email resume to CarrieBarket@artonomyinc.com

ArtsWave

Part Time Staff Accountant

Posted:
Aug 31, 2016
Position: Part Time Staff Accountant

Position Expectations

- Part time, hourly position with estimated hours at 10-15 hours per week
- On site preference every other Wednesday mornings in order to attend departmental staff meetings- flexibility for other on site days and times
- Primary responsibilities include preparing and posting of monthly journal entries, reconciling account balances to detail, and recording endowment activity

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

- Prepare and post monthly standard and nonstandard journal entries
- Reconcile month end general ledger balances, such as cash and pledge receivable, with detail
- Interact with other staff, banking personnel and donors to resolve reconciling items
- Oversee proper recording of stock gifts and charitable gift annuities
- Prepare materials required by auditor
- Provide assistance in preparation of annual tax Form 990
- Maintain various detail schedules for pledge write offs, investment market values and classifications, and fixed assets
- Complete tasks with accuracy and timeliness
- Help with special projects as needed

Position Requirements

Qualified candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree in accounting with work experience in the accounting profession and possess excellent verbal communication and computer skills. Candidates must be highly organized with the ability to use an analytical and logical thought processes to solve problems, to identify more efficient processes and implement them, to effectively work within tight time constraints while producing a quality work product.

- Bachelors degree in accounting with a minimum of 1 to 2 years experience
- Proficiency in Microsoft Excel 
- Knowledge of Sage MIP Fund Accounting and Microsoft CRM or understanding of comparable accounting and database software applications
- Strong analytical skills
- Experience with a non-profit is considered a plus
- Proven ability to work in a team environment and to communicate both verbally and in writing
To Apply

Please send a cover letter and resume to: hroffice@theartswave.org. No calls please.