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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.

If you are an arts organization interested in posting a job, please send the full job description and point(s) of contact for the position in a Word document to leyla.shokoohe@theartswave.org

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Educational Theatre Association

Educational Events Administrator

Posted:
Feb 17, 2017
Position: EdTA Educational Events Administrator (temporary)
Department: Educational Events
Supervisor: Director of Educational Events
FLSA Status: Temporary, non-exempt

Organizational Overview
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 more than 2 million theatre students since its founding in 1929.

Summary
EdTA seeks a detail oriented resource to support the administration of the registration process for the International Thespian Festival. 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Support the processing of more than 4000 event registrations.
Confirm that all documents related to more than 4000 program registrants are complete and accurate.
Manage aspects of the event registration help-desk, fielding calls and questions, to ensure that each registrant is properly registered and prepared to attend the event.

Competencies 
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations.
Customer Service – Puts the customer first at all times. Works to resolve customer issues in a friendly, thoughtful, timely manner.
Communications - Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally; expresses ideas and thoughts in written form; exhibits good listening and comprehension; keeps others adequately informed; selects and uses appropriate communication methods.
Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience 
Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Language and Computer Skills 
Ability to write effective, clear and coherent communications and express oneself verbally. 
To perform this job successfully, an individual should be proficient with the MS Office Suite.

Candidates should send a resume and cover letter to:HRManager@schooltheatre.org.  Reference “Events Administrator Application” in subject line. No calls, please.  
Preference given to applications received by March 3, 2017.

 

Clifton Cultural Arts Center

Administrative Assistant

Posted:
Feb 15, 2017
Job Title: Administrative Assistant
Reports To: Executive Director

Organization Background:
The Clifton Cultural Arts Center (CCAC) is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to strengthening the critical link between participation in the cultural arts and successful, healthy children, adults and communities. 

Opportunity:
CCAC seeks a dynamic, detail-oriented self-starter who is committed to the arts and community building, and would like to take a supporting role in our fun, fast-paced environment. CCAC is hiring an Administrative Assistant, a role which will allow an entrepreneurial individual the opportunity to be involved in the success of a rare and remarkable organization.

Position:
This position is responsible for ensuring that CCAC operates in an efficient and effective manner by performing support duties of the CCAC staff. The position will primarily focus on the day-to-day activities, including but not limited to answering phone calls, responding to emails, receiving and directing visitors and providing information to patrons about CCAC’s classes, programs, events, rental spaces, etc. This position is also responsible for scheduling and supervising the work-study and intern staff, as well as volunteers. 

Minimum Requirements:
Education
High school diploma; Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Arts Administration, or Communications preferred or commensurate work experience.

Experience
Two – three years in an administrative or assistant role, with preference given to experience in the non-profit sector. 

Specialized Skills/Attributes:
- Exceptional oral and written communication skills;
- Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with various stakeholders (patrons, class providers, tenants, event renters) and to promote a welcoming atmosphere for all guests;
- Efficient and resourceful problem solving skills;
- Effective time management skills, and the ability to handle simultaneous, complex projects;
- Proficiency in the use of technology and various software programs;
- Dependability, and adherence to a set and reliable work schedule; 
- Flexibility, collaborative working style, and a sense of humor.

Specific Outcomes:
- Create a warm and welcoming atmosphere for all guests at CCAC
- Hire, train, schedule and supervise work study and intern staff, including development and implementation of educational and experiential growth opportunities
- Coordinate with Events and Gallery Coordinator and Programs and Communication Manager to determine work study and intern staffing needs, on a monthly basis
- Maintain office supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; and verifying receipt of supplies
- Generate paperwork necessary to ensure all bills are paid on time
- Mastery of CCAC’s class, program, and event rosters, with the ability to respond to questions and requests for information with detailed knowledge
- Maintain workflow by studying methods; implementing cost reductions; and developing reporting procedures
- Assume responsibility for maintenance of office equipment, including computers, copy machines and printers
- Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

This position is full-time (32 – 40 hours per week). The list of outcomes above is not exhaustive and is subject to change.

To apply, please send a thoughtful cover letter (outlining your interest in and qualifications for the position), resume, and salary requirements to Leslie R. Mooney, Executive Director, at hr@cliftonculturalarts.org. Electronic submissions (as Word Documents or PDFs) are strongly preferred; no phone calls, please. Applications must be received by 5 p.m. on Friday, March 10. CCAC is an EOE employer, and encourages applications from all qualified applicants.

Anything Airbrushed

Artists Wanted

Posted:
Feb 13, 2017
Anything Airbrushed plus is looking for artists to work at our Tri-County Mall studio location(hiring now) as well as Summer 2017 positions at our Beach Waterpark location. This job is all about doing ART all day, everyday. This is a very exciting job opportunity for Art students as well as artists looking for steady part-time work.  It is very flexible, which works well for High School and College students and is an opportunity for artists to learn a new medium as well as actually make money using their talents.  

Artist Position; Duties will include: Custom painting of apparel and miscellaneous items with standard airbrush designs, as well as custom artwork requested by the customer. Ideally we are looking for Senior Art students who have good drawing ability and outgoing personalities. Airbrush experience is a plus but not particularly necessary. We want to see a portfolio which shows us airbrush experience(if any), drawing ability, a grasp of color, form and perspective. Please contact us at the phone number included to set up a time to meet with us and show a portfolio.

Celebrating 25 years of Business in Cincinnati!!
Michael Dougherty
Anything Airbrushed plus LLC
"inside Tri-County Mall"
11700 Princeton Pike
Cincinnati, Ohio 45246
513-671-0758

http://www.anythingairbrushed.com
http://www.facebook.com/anythingairbrushedplus
http://www.doughertystudio.com
http://www.twitter.com/airbrushplus
 

ArtWorks

Apprentice

Posted:
Feb 13, 2017
Job Title: Apprentice (ages 14 -21)
Location: Greater Cincinnati, OH; location dependent on specific project
Reports to: Project Manager and Project Teaching Staff
Pay: Wages start at $8.15/hour
Dates: Mandatory orientation week begins on June 5, 2017
Most projects will last 4-10 weeks. Length of projects vary from project to project
In observance of 4th of July, there will be an unpaid, summer break week from 
July 3rd – 7th during which no project work will take place
Hours: Hours are generally Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Application deadline: March 3
ArtWorksCincinnati.org

ArtWorks is a local nonprofit with a mission to transform people and places through investments in creativity. Today, we’re the largest employer of visual artists in Cincinnati earning national attention for our murals and acclaim as CityBeat’s 2016 “Best Opportunities for Local Artists.”

Program Description 
This isn’t your average job. ArtWorks Apprentices train under the guidance of professional teaching artists and work side-by-side with other local youth to create public art and community impact projects. The majority of available jobs are in painting. Projects can also include:
⦁ Illustration, Digital Imaging, Drawing, Photography, Art Therapy, Sewing, Pattern Making & Graphic Design

Annually, we offer over 200 paid summer and afterschool arts-based job training and creative opportunities for youth (ages 14-21) and professional teaching artists/creatives.

In addition to art experience, apprentices develop important work-readiness skills like time management, public speaking, teamwork, critical thinking and problem solving. During the program, apprentices participate in workshops that focus on financial literacy, entrepreneurial skills and empathy training.

ArtWorks' programs emphasize team-teaching. The ratio of professional artists to youth apprentices is typically 1:4 for hands-on learning and is based on team size and budget.

Application process
1. Fill out an application and all required forms (online is encouraged, but a printable PDF application is available) 
2. Complete 3 drawing samples  
3. Sign up for an interview time from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 18 and Sunday, March 19 at the Contemporary Arts Center (44 E. 6th Street, 45202):  http://artworkscincinnati.appointy.com/ 

⦁ If you have a conflict and are unable to interview on this weekend, please emailapply@ArtWorksCincinnati.org or call 513.333.3616

Requirements
⦁ Must be between the ages of 14 – 21
⦁ Must have a love for art 
⦁ Must enjoy the sunshine and fresh air (a majority of our projects take place outside, during the summer)
⦁ Must be open to learning new skills, making new friends and being part of a diverse team
⦁ Must have a way to get to work each day, whether by bus, car or walking
⦁ Must have the documentation to get hired (a picture ID, social security card and/or birth certificate)

About ArtWorks: ArtWorks is a non-profit that transforms people and places through investments in creativity. To date, the ArtWorks Apprentice Program has provided job opportunities for more than 3,000 teen apprentices and 2,000 professional artists. ArtWorks is funded by the City of Cincinnati, Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr./US Bank Foundation, ArtsWave, and the Ohio Arts Council. To learn more, visit ArtWorksCincinnati.org.
 

Cincinnati Men's Chorus

Artistic Director

Posted:
Feb 10, 2017
Cincinnati Men’s Chorus
Position: Artistic Director 

For a more comprehensive job description, please visit our website atwww.cincinnatimenschorus.org

Strategic Objectives: The Cincinnati Men’s Chorus (CMC) seeks an Artistic Director (AD) to develop and execute the creative and social justice visions of the organization.  As such, the Artistic Director serves as the most visible public face of the CMC through our programming, communications and intersections within the LGBTQ community, and with the local, regional, national and international communities at large.

The Artistic Director pushes CMC to expand our boundaries, challenge our conventions and maintain relevance in light of current external and genre influences with the followings objectives always at the forefront:
- Strive for musical excellence
- Grow membership
- Increase audience attendance and loyalty
- Increase CMC exposure
- Engage and entertain both the singing and audience members through selection of repertoire that supports both the musical excellence and social justice aspects of the organization
- Nurture existing donors and sponsors and work to cultivate new ones
- Maintain an accepting environment for all performing members, administrators, audience members and the community at large who wish to interact with the CMC

The Artistic Director reports to the CMC Board of Directors (Board) with specific oversight provided by the President of the Board.

Key Areas of Responsibility: The primary responsibilities of the Artistic Director consist of the planning, coordination and execution of performance in accordance with goals collectively established with the Board and within parameters defined by the governing documents of the CMC. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Thematic Development and Selection, Acquisition and Storage of Music
- Coordination of Rehearsals and Performances
- Supervision, Artistic Direction and Education  
- Financial and Administrative Oversight  
- Spokesperson and Publicity/Communications Advisor
- Community Engagement 

Required Education, Experience, Skills and Qualifications:
- BA or Advanced Degree in Music with an emphasis in choral conducting or equivalent conducting experience.
- Experience conducting or working with a community-based chorus and with singers of various musical skills and experience.
- Interest in and commitment to the mission of the Chorus.
- Basic piano skills.
- Knowledge of all voice types and ability to teach any part as well as offering instruction in correct vocal technique.
- Broad knowledge of music, including traditional and vernacular styles.

Term of Employment:
The contract for the Artistic Director position is negotiated annually between the AD and the Board of Directors. 
This regularly compensated independent contractor position is considered part-time, although the hours and workload will fluctuate depending on the needs of the CMC.  

Application Materials:  Applications materials should include the following:
- Cover Letter with salary requirements
- Resume / Curriculum Vitae
- List of works that (a) have been conducted in performance over the past 12 months and (b) that are under preparation
- List of at least three references that includes email addresses and phone numbers
- Optional - DVD or link to a video that includes the applicant conducting (1) a 10 – 15 minute segment of a recent rehearsal AND (2) at 10 – 15 minute segment of a recent performance with a choral ensemble

Submission of Application Materials:  
The deadline for acceptance of application materials is March 10, 2017.
Materials can be submitted by either of two ways shown here:
Email - tom.crawford@cincinnatimenschorus.org 
Regular Mail – Cincinnati Men’s Chorus  Attn:  Tom Crawford, PO Box 3061, Cincinnati, OH  45201
Please note that no physical submissions (DVD’s, etc.) will be returned to the applicant.

Harriet Beecher Stowe House

Site Manager

Posted:
Feb 10, 2017
Position: Site Manager for Small House Museum

Our small house museum is seeking an energetic, dynamic manager who will see to the day-to-day operations of our historic site with guidance from a non-profit board and supported by a team of enthusiastic volunteers. This is a full time, year round position managing all aspects of the Harriet Beecher Stowe House , a small house museum, located in Cincinnati, Ohio. The site is owned by the Ohio History Connections (OHC)and locally managed by the Friends of Harriet Beecher Stowe House (FOHBSH), a non-profit 501(c)3 organization.

The site manager will
:
- manage all aspects of the day-to-day operations of the House, receiving direction from and reporting to the president of the Board of the Friends of Harriet Beecher Stowe House while working with the Board and volunteers to ensure that the House runs smoothly
- serve as liaison between OHC and FOHBSH  to ensure compliance with relevant policies and procedures
- receive/respond to/ forward  as appropriate all communications directed to the House including mailed correspondence/electronic communications/ social media
- coordinate the calendar of programs/events/activities/rentals for the House
- facilitate recruitment/training/scheduling of volunteers in accordance with and assistance from Program/Development Committee of the Board
- represent the House at scheduled events
- monitor and maintain book store/gift shop inventory with assistance from Book Store Committee 
Prioritization of these duties changes as the House’s program year cycles through seasonal changes.

Skills and Qualifications:
- bachelor degree in relevant area required; master’s degree preferred
- 3 years of management/supervisory experience
- excellent written/verbal communication skills
- flexible, well-organized problem solver
- proven team builder 

Please address resume and cover letter to:
    Selection Committee
     Friends of Harriet Beecher Stowe House
     2950 Gilbert Ave
     Cincinnati, Oh 45206

E-mail: friendsharrietbeecherstowe@gmail.com
(Subject line: Site Manager Application)

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Individual Giving Manager

Posted:
Feb 10, 2017
Position: Individual Giving 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 Individual Giving and Donor Services, the Individual Giving Manager serves as a member of the Philanthropy Team that executes strategies to secure general gifts from individuals up to $1,500 to the Annual Fund campaign. The Individual Giving Manager supports and implements day-today administration of five giving circles; performs specialized functions independently and at a best-in-class level; synthesizes and communicates frontline insights and improvement opportunities; compiles, develops, and analyzes data and reports; and informs and refines systems and processes all with the goal of promoting a culture of philanthropy that celebrates the generosity of every donor who invests in the mission of the CSO.  

Job Responsibilities:
- Assist the Director of Individual Giving and Donor Services with quarterly and annual fundraising plans, donors solicitations, cultivation and stewardship efforts for gifts <$1,500 
- Write content and manage the production of fundraising materials, including direct mail appeals, telefunding scripts, brochures, website, eblasts and newsletter articles
- Implement fundraising strategies to meet budgeted income goals, as well as the appropriate moves management strategies to upgrade donors to higher giving levels
- With the Director of Individual Giving and Donor Services, the Director of Events and the Leadership Giving Manager, manage various cultivation and recognition events annually, as well as guest artist receptions
- With the Individual Giving Team, coordinate regular Individual Giving status to internal and external leadership
- Collaborate  with the Leadership Giving Manager to identify prospects in the general gifts campaign who are ready for additional cultivation to increase their support to the institution
- Maintain a prospect pool of approximately 50 active constituents using moves management strategies
- Assist with intern and volunteer management to provide the Philanthropy Department administrative support
- Perform prospect research Work with the Data Team to manage Tessitura upgrade projects and Department report requests
- Serve as the department representative on the Website Team, ensure that Philanthropy Department pages are updated regularly Manage portion of individual donor budget, ensuring revenue targets are met or exceed and expenses are kept within stated parameters, including managing collateral supply inventory 
- Provide VIP ticketing assistance to donors and other patrons
- Manage Annual Fund communications through the monthly donor e-newsletters, CSO website and Symphony-Email

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

The candidate also must possess the following qualifications and/or characteristics:
- Undergraduate degree with two years individual fundraising experience, preferably in the nonprofit arts sector
- Excellent written, verbal communication and editing skills
- Ability to work independently, set priorities, multi-task and use independent judgment while keeping Supervisor informed of work activity and issues
- Ability to maintain the strictest of confidence and utmost honesty
- Must interact effectively with all levels of staff, volunteers, donors and prospects
- Extraordinary donor relations skills
- Experience with relational databases such as Tessitura
- Comfortable analyzing statistical reports and manipulating data within a database to generate forms/cards, etc.
- Goal- and team-oriented, motivated and enthusiastic, curious and perceptive, entrepreneurial and adaptive, disciplined and responsible, tenacious and passionate
- Ability to work outside traditional business hours and to assume other responsibilities as assigned

Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:
Or via email at: hr@cincinnatisymphony.org 

Please put “Individual Giving Manager” in the subject line.
No third party applications will be accepted.
 

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Subscription Telesales Representative

Posted:
Feb 10, 2017
Position: Subscription Telesales Representative 

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra is seeking reliable, out-going arts lovers to call patrons to promote and sell new Cincinnati Symphony and Pops season subscriptions. Successful candidates will be professional, personable and patron service oriented individuals who show attention to detail, an interest in classical music and will share the overall organizational vision of delivering unparalleled concert experiences and deepening patron engagement. Candidates must be well-spoken, strong communicators with positive, upbeat energy.

Part-time
16-20 hours/week Mon-Thurs 5-9pm & Sat. 10am-2pm 
Complimentary concert tickets - a great perk!
To apply call Phyllis at 513-864-8801 and tell me why you would make a great addition to our team.

Compensation includes base pay, commission, cash bonuses and complimentary concert tickets.

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.  

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.   

UMOJA Publishing Company

Artist

Posted:
Feb 8, 2017
Position: Artist

Description: The UMOJA Publishing Company is seeking an Artist to do the artistic renderings for an upcoming BOOK publication. The successful applicant will work with the author of the publication to compose the visual concepts of the writer into an artistic vision.

UMOJA Publishing is a producer of historically relevant and socially provocative publications geared to the curious and progressive reader. The company is a full-service consulting agency geared towards the needs of new writers and young scholars looking to break into the literary world.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Seeking a candidate with sufficient experience to compose Artist’s rendering of Book Covers, Flyers, LOGO’s and Comic Characters.

ABOUT THE POSITION: The successful candidate will meet regularly with the Author of the BOOK to strategize about the appropriate visual concepts for the BOOK layout. Dates and deadlines will be established for artistic renderings. All quality standards for the completion of artistic renderings must be approved in advance by the Company. Minimal art expenses for the successful candidate will be paid for by the Company.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
- The incumbent Artist will compose and conceive (in consultation with the Author) all BOOK Covers, and will produce an Artist Rendering of the Cover(s) for Flyers.
- Produce a LOGO drawing for the Book (from the Cover concept).

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT
: The successful applicant will be expected to sign an ARTIST AGREEMENT laying out all final terms and conditions of employment.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS
: The successful candidate shall also be required to complete all and any additional artist projects mutually agreed to by the Artist and the Company during the period of this employment.

CONTACT
Mr. Kenneth L. Spruce, President & CEO, UMOJA PUBLISHING
k_spruce@hotmail.com; (513) 381-0295

UMOJA requests that all interested applicants make contact to arrange a PROFOLIO presentation & INTERVIEW.

ArtsWave

Director, Impact Services & Grants

Posted:
Feb 8, 2017

Position: Director, Impact Services & Grants

Position Purpose 
ArtsWave, Cincinnati’s local arts agency and the largest united arts fund in the nation, seeks a Director of Impact Services & Grants. Reporting to the President & CEO, the Director will manage an investment portfolio of $10+ million annually focused on advancing and evaluating ArtsWave’s Blueprint for Collective Action. The Director will plan and implement a variety of educational, training and support services for the arts sector. Additional responsibilities include developing and maintaining systems for aggregating and analyzing data from partners. He/she 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. 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities 
The Director of Impact Services & Grants will manage staff and volunteers to award and evaluate 100+ grants each year in support of the Blueprint. He/she will plan and implement capacity-building and shared learning opportunities for the sector. He/she will lead ArtsWave’s efforts to measure the impact of the arts by compiling and analyzing relevant data and demonstrating both quantitatively and qualitatively how the arts sector contributes to broader community outcomes as outlined by the Blueprint. He/she will work collaboratively with the Development, Communications and Engagement teams to deploy impact stories and data that attract new donors and resources. He/she will build positive relationships with arts clients, community partners, volunteers and donors and regularly represent ArtsWave at cultural and civic events. 

Community Investments & Grantmaking 
* Oversee ArtsWave’s grantmaking processes, budgets, personnel, and evaluation. 
* Maintain or develop grantmaking opportunities that both advance the Blueprint and support the sector; assist the CEO in securing funding for targeted initiatives. 
* Guide and mentor arts organizations: in defining outputs and outcomes, identifying key measures of success, using data to inform programming, and storytelling. 
* Recruit, coach, engage and leverage the perspectives of diverse volunteers in the grantmaking process. 
* Maintain or innovate processes and procedures for data management using currently available tools; help identify, secure funding for, and design/implement additional tools. 
* Maintain budgets, contracts and records related to grantmaking. 
* Act as primary liaison to Board’s Community Investment Committee, keeping them informed of and engaged in strategic and budgetary decisions. 
Impact Services & Strategy 
* Develop data-driven strategies and tactics that drive, reveal, measure and report the arts sector’s potential to create impact for the broad community. 
* Act as primary liaison to Board’s Strategic Initiatives Committee which tracks results and develops programs in support of the Blueprint. 
* Plan and implement shared learning opportunities related to impact and/or provide coaching for arts organizations and community partners. 
* Plan and implement creative placemaking and neighborhood partnership projects that bring arts organizations, artists and community organizers together. 
* Develop and execute annual calendar of sector convenings around topics and functional areas in conjunction with ArtsWave’s annual operating plans. 
* Connect business volunteers to arts sector needs, including signature programs like Boardway Bound and the Community Campaign Speakers Bureau. 
* Conduct research and monitor the wide variety of local and national data sources that can be utilized to demonstrate the art sector’s impact on our region and the points of intersections with other sectors, particularly as they align with the Blueprint. 
* Maintain a broad knowledge of current research methodologies and practices in the arts sector and in the wider field of impact measurement and evaluation; participate in and lend expertise to conferences, seminars and other professional development activities to shine a national spotlight on ArtsWave’s work and to keep current in our areas of focus. 
* Participate in and provide leadership as requested for initiatives related to driving collective impact through strategic initiatives and partnerships within the sector and across sectors. 

Management 
* Work directly with CEO/Senior Management to determine how best to effectively and consistently communicate the collective impact the arts. 
* Work directly with CEO/Senior Management to craft funding proposals for impact measurement and collective impact work; help cultivate relationships with key funders. 
* Share results and provide feedback to constituencies through reports, presentations and other communications. 
* Represent ArtsWave on relevant external committees, at public events, arts events, and speaking engagements as requested and in order to augment the ArtsWave’s visibility in the community. 
* 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. 
* Other duties as assigned, including occasional help on weekends or evenings at ArtsWave-sponsored events. 

Required Competencies:
 
* Ability to think critically, frame problems, use and analyze data, and deliver practical solutions 
* Ability to build consensus and consider multiple viewpoints 
* Demonstrated success leading and managing a team, including volunteers, so that all are aligned on goals and feel they are contributing to success 
* Strong oral and written communication skills including an ability to communicate data and technical issues to people with a wide range of data expertise 
* Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, work independently and stay calm in a fast-paced environment 
* Skills and confidence to gain the respect of high-performing Board and volunteers 
* Enthusiasm for working within a donor-centric environment 
* Demonstrated success working collaboratively and cooperatively with peers, across departments, and with other organizations and entities. 
* Ability to approach challenges in a positive manner, receive input and feedback from others, work collaboratively on teams, 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: 
* Master’s Degree in social impact, program evaluation, public administration, information systems, planning, psychology, market research, arts administration or other related field 
* Minimum of 5 years relevant, relatable experience in the workforce or equivalent education 
* Experience in one or more of these areas: managing grantmaking programs; specific expertise in community development, education, diversity and inclusion programs, and/or economic development; experience in program design and evaluation 
* Knowledge and/or appreciation of the arts 
* Fluency with Office 365, spreadsheets and databases; ability to learn new computer skills and platforms as needed, including Microsoft Dynamics CRM and Gifts Online 
* Must be willing to work occasional nights and weekends at ArtsWave events and represent ArtsWave at frequent evening and weekend performances and events of arts/cultural/community partners. 

To apply: Send cover letter explaining your interest, qualifications and experience. Attach resume with salary requirements to alecia.kintner@theartswave.org by March 3. No calls, please. 

About ArtsWave With the help of tens of thousands of donors, ArtsWave supports more than 100 arts and community organizations that make our region an amazing place to live. We believe that the arts— music, dance, theatre, museums, festivals, and more —create a vibrant regional economy and a more connected community. ArtsWave is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where a variety of backgrounds, cultures, orientations, ideas, and talents can flourish.

Cincinnati Art Museum

Data Specialist

Posted:
Feb 3, 2017
Position: DATA SPECIALIST
The Cincinnati Art Museum has an opening for a part-time, unpaid intern to work in the Membership department. Strong typing and data entry skills preferred. 
 
RESPONSIBILITIES

This internship position will assist the Membership department staff in entering membership dues into the museum’s database and fulfilling member benefits and mailings. 
 
SCHEDULE

Eight hours per week.  The position would ideally begin on 05/01/2017 through 08/18/2017.  
 
TO APPLY
If interested, please submit the following materials:
- A cover letter describing your interest in the internship program, museum work and reasons for applying. Please include name, home and school addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail address.
- A full résumé of education and employment history, including contact information for three references.
- A list of all college-level course work.

Cincinnati Art Museum | ATTN: Human Resources | 953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202-1596
Fax: (513) 639-2932
Email: internships@cincyart.org
No phone calls please.
 
The Cincinnati Art Museum is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where a variety of backgrounds, cultures, orientations, ideas, and talents can flourish.

Cincinnati Ballet

Director of Marketing

Posted:
Feb 3, 2017
Position: Director of Marketing 
Department: Marketing
Reports to: Executive Director 
FLSA Status: Salaried, Exempt, Full-Time

Position Summary
Cincinnati Ballet is searching for a Director of Marketing to join its Senior Management Team in leading the organization through innovation and growth. The Director of Marketing will be responsible for developing and implementing a strategic marketing and communications plan to advance the company’s goals related to brand positioning, audience development/engagement, and ticket sales. This position will work closely with the senior management team in leading all marketing, design, public relations and community relations efforts for the organization.

Responsibilities
- Work with the Executive Director to set institutional branding, outreach, marketing, and communication goals for Cincinnati Ballet.
- Set strategy and lead all efforts related to marketing, public relations, ticket sales, audience development, and communication both interdepartmental and external.
- Manage company brand strategy and visual guide and set priorities accordingly. - Oversee management of the organization’s design and visual identity, including merchandise, photography, film and multi-media.
- Lead marketing department (Communications and Marketing Manager, Digital Marketing Coordinator, Graphic Designer, Marketing Assistant, Group Sales & Community Relations Manager and interns)
- Supervise, evaluate and recruit department staff and independent contractors in consultation with Executive Director
- Set strategy, oversee production and create effective timelines for all design work and marketing pieces (brochures, direct mail, special event invitations, posters, ticketing materials, and other institutional design pieces)
- Oversee Graphic Designer as they execute and manage creative concept, design, printing and distribution.
- Work with the Communications and Marketing Manager and press representatives to set public relations/press strategy as they work to garner outstanding press coverage from a broad range of regional and national outlets. 
- Establish relationships with key members of the local and national press.
- Partner with senior management team to ensure an integrated company communications plan that advances the company’s strategic goals in the community and in the field.
- Support the communication and marketing needs of company departments, including the Development Department and Otto M. Budig Academy.
- Create and execute comprehensive multi-channel advertising campaigns for print, radio, TV, direct marketing (mail and email), digital, and out of home sources.
- Place, purchase and establish strategic trades for media.
- Conduct and analyze market research to establish target audiences and effective means to engage them.
- Set strategy and oversee website design, copy, and layout, managed by marketing staff. 
- Oversee strategy, planning, and execution of all digital marketing efforts and initiatives, managed by the Communications and Marketing Manager and Digital Marketing Coordinator.
- Includes social media, digital advertising, video production and email campaigns.
- Develop and implement strategies to ensure a robust social media presence.
- Create strategy to attract new, younger, and more diverse audiences to Cincinnati Ballet
- Establish retention and new audience strategies based on research, past performance, and industry trends.
- Develop and manage the annual marketing plan for Cincinnati Ballet. 
- Develop and manage marketing budget, in collaboration with Executive Director and Director of Data & Ticketing Services to set ticket sales goals.
- Plan and oversee execution of subscription and single ticket campaigns. 
- Review and approve all public-facing marketing and communication pieces including publications, press releases, email copy, fundraising appeals, and more.
- Cultivate community relationships and in-kind partnerships to maximize the use of the marketing expense budget
- Stay abreast of local and national PR and Marketing trends
- Track, report and act upon ROI of annual marketing campaign tactics, such as direct mail and digital campaigns 
- Develop and maintain vendor relationships
- Work in partnership with the Director of Development to secure marketing and/or PR related in-kind donations and/or sponsorships
- Serve as a staff member of the Marketing Committe of the Board of Directors. Lead Marketing Committee regular meetings  
- Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications
- Comprehensive knowledge of fundamental marketing principles and practices as normally acquired through a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications or other closely related field. A Master’s degree in a related field and arts experience is preferred.
- Minimum of  five years’ experience in the areas of promotion, advertising, market research, public relations, direct mail and/or  web marketing.
- The ability to effectively manage staff and will have a keen ability to collaborate with staff, professional colleagues and supporters. 
- Familiarity with and enthusiasm for the performing arts.
- Solid leadership skills and the ability to make marketing recommendations as they relate to the overall goals and objectives of the organization. 
- Ability to develop, manage and control budgets as well as effective analytical comprehension.   
- Excellent analytical skill to create, read and analyze multiple sources of data to determine action; passionate about data and understand the importance of data-driven decisions and a thorough understanding of performance marketing.
- Polished presentation and interpersonal skills necessary. Ability to motivate teams to produce quality materials within tight timeframes. 
- Ability to manage multiple campaigns and complex deadline-oriented projects. Solid project management skills and organization skills needed. Ability to pay close attention to detail. Computer literacy in a Windows environment and database management required.
- Working knowledge of copywriting and editing principles associated with the production of promotional pieces. 
- Excellent writing, proofreading, and editing skills required.   
- Understanding and basic experience with Tessitura strongly preferred.
- Agency experience and knowledge of Adobe InDesign and Photoshop a plus.

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.

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Marketing Manager

Posted:
Jan 30, 2017
Position: Marketing 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: The Marketing Manager is a full-time position responsible for developing and implementing single ticket marketing campaigns and promotions, analyzing and tracking sales, and copywriting and editing all while working collaboratively with internal and external constituencies to align positively around organizational objectives. The ideal candidate will possess strong interpersonal communication skills as well as a passion and enthusiasm for classical music. This position reports to the CSO Brand Director.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
- Assist with developing and executing subscription and single ticket marketing plans across all product lines (CSO, Pops, Lollipops, Chamber Players, special events) and partner organization May Festival, with a heavy focus on digital/social media, email management and vendor relationship management (MOGO Arts Marketing digital advertising partner)
- Assist with successful transition of audiences into Music Hall; leverage audience development opportunities that a renovated hall presents
- Manage marketing strategy and execution for Vocal Arts Ensemble
- Create and execute targeted promotions to drive ticket sales; analyze and report on results, working collaboratively with the Director of Sales and Data Team
- Assist with copywriting, ad development, and proofreading
- Assist, and in some cases lead, marketing event coordination
- Manage departmental email creation/deployment; advise on email segmentation
- Hire and manage marketing intern(s)
- Oversee patron satisfaction survey research; assist with analysis, synthesis and presentation of data
- Create and execute monthly direct mail pieces, enlisting and supervising freelance graphic designers are needed
- Assist with CSO Street Team and marketing material distribution
- Assist with execution of subscriber/single ticket buyer benefits and appreciation efforts (Surprise & Delight, Subscriber Cards on Seats, etc.)
- Serve as an ambassador at concerts and events
- Serve as part of the rotation for “front of house” duty at concerts
- Other duties as assigned
 
Qualifications, Skills, Background:
- At least two to three years of marketing experience; non-profit or performing arts experience preferred
- Thrives in an extremely fast-paced environment and can process information on the fly
- Stellar project management and planning skills; organizational and critical thinking ability
- Strong writing and verbal communications skills; copywriting and proofreading experience a plus
- Innate curiosity, willingness to learn, and emerging leadership skills
- Highly self-motivated with a proactive approach to work
- Ability to see the big  picture and opportunities, while successfully executing detailed plans
- Desire to work cross-functionally and collaboratively
- Bachelor’s degree
- Data analysis and database (Tessitura) experience a plus
- Some knowledge of classical and/or choral music preferred
 
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
via email at: hr@cincinnatisymphony.org 
Please put “Marketing Manager” in the subject line.

Crafty Supermarket

Call for Artists

Posted:
Jan 30, 2017
Calling Crafters, Artists, Designers and DIY Makers!

Applications are now open for the spring edition of Crafty Supermarket, scheduled for April 29th at the Clifton Cultural Arts Center. Crafty Supermarket is a juried indie craft show featuring crafters, artists, designers and DIY makers.

Applications close March 1st.  Applicants can apply by visiting craftysupermarket.com.

Cincinnati Art Museum

In-Gallery Programming Intern

Posted:
Jan 30, 2017
Position: IN-GALLERY PROGRAMMING INTERN
The Cincinnati Art Museum Learning and Interpretation department seeks an Interpretive Programming intern who is eager to grow their skills in museum education and in-gallery programming.
 
POSITION SUMMARY

The intern must have weekend availability to assist with regularly scheduled programs. The tasks of this role include coordinating and facilitating gallery discussions several times a month, creating scavenger hunts, and recruiting gallery talk facilitators. May also help create art making activities or tours for babies, people with memory loss or people who have developmental disabilities, depending on intern’s interests and educational goals.

Must be willing to work with multiple museum audiences including adults, senior citizens, people who have disabilities, families, children and babies. Background check will need to be completed and passed to participate in internship.

Must have a career interest in education, art education and/or museum studies. Must be apt at administrative tasks and working with people. Must be creative and flexible. Must be comfortable with public speaking.
 
REQUIREMENTS
Preference given to juniors and seniors completing a BA, BFA or Graduate Students in Art Education, Fine Arts,  Education, Art History or similar field. Must have strong writing and organizational skills. Must be comfortable with public speaking.
 
If interested, please submit the following materials to internships@cincyart.org:
 
- A cover letter describing your interest in the internship program, related experience and reasons for applying. Please include name, home and school addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail address.
- A full résumé of education and employment history, including contact information for three references.
- A list of all college-level course work.
 
Educational credit may be available for internships, check with school(s) for requirements.
 
The Cincinnati Art Museum is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where a variety of backgrounds, cultures, orientations, ideas, and talents can flourish.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability status or other category protected under applicable law.

Cowan's Auctions, Inc.

Contract Specialist

Posted:
Jan 30, 2017
Job Description: Contract Specialist

Primary Role

The Contract Specialist acts as a customer service representative focusing on Cowan’s relationship with the consignor. The consignment coordinator acts as the liaison between a consignor and various departments throughout the consignment process.

Essential Job Functions

Under general direction of Director of Operations:
- Responsible for sending out consignment contracts to all consignors.  As part of this process the Contract Specialist communicates with the consignor all details regarding property consigned, commission rates, auction estimates, and auction dates.
- The Contract Specialist is responsible for ensuring that all contracts are signed and returned prior to an auction. As customer liaison, responsible for clearly explaining and providing clarity to the auction process, applicable fees, and all terms of the consignment agreement and settlement process. 
- Manages communication with the consignor and department for most issues pertaining to pre-auction and post auction processes.  Communicates any specific needs or requests to the Business Manager of appropriate department. 
- Assist in the Payment Office, accepting, processing and organizing bids for auctions left by the bidder in person, by phone, email, or through Cowan’s website.
- Accepts and processes invoices and payments for purchased items.
- Other duties as assigned. 

Competencies
- Excellent Communication Skills and Customer Service
- Organizational Skills
- Detail and Process Oriented Individual
- Mathematical Skills and Handling of Funds
- Computer Skills, including Microsoft Office
- Thoroughness
- Time Management

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Some weekend hours will be required.  

Travel
None required

Required Education and Experience

High school diploma or GED, or equivalent years of experience

Preferred Education and Experience
The applicant should:
- Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills
- Possess and have demonstrated computer experience, particularly with Microsoft Office and database-oriented software.
- Have experience in a customer service-related field and demonstrate the required interpersonal and customer service skills. 
- Possess strong organizational skills and be able to multi-task and prioritize the duties required.
- Exhibit a high level of self-motivation.
- Be able to work well as a member of a team-oriented environment.
- Demonstrate experience and sensitivity in working with diverse populations. 
- Be able to multi-task and prioritize the duties required. 

Work Environment
Typical office environment, with minimal exposure to excessive noise or adverse environmental issues.

FLSA Classification: Non-exempt
Salary Grade: Hourly 
Supervisory Responsibility: This position does not have direct supervisory responsibilities
Reports to: Director of Operations
To Apply: To apply, please email a resume, cover letter resumes@cowans.com, with Contract Specialist in the subject line by Friday, February 13th. No phone calls please. Applications without a cover letter will not be reviewed.

About Cowan's Auctions, Inc. 
Cowan’s Auctions, Inc. in Cincinnati, Ohio holds over 40 auctions each year, with annual sales exceeding $16M. We reach buyers around the globe, and take pride in our reputation for integrity, customer service and great results. A full-service house, Cowan’s Auctions is also a leader in the industry, specializing the sale of Fine and Decorative Art, American History, American Indian, Historic Firearms and Militaria, Fine Jewelry and Timepieces and Modern Art+Design.  

Artonomy, Inc.

Graphic Design/Art Director - Creative Director

Posted:
Jan 27, 2017
Position: Graphic Design / Art Director – Creative Director

Artonomy, Inc., a downtown-based art design and consultancy company is looking for a bright, energetic graphic design/art director to become its creative director.

SUMMARY - Report to the CEO and responsible for day-to-day creative design, management and big ideas for this art design / manufacturing firm as well as our fine art gallery.  This is a full-time position.

RESPONSIBILTIES-
- Creative Design – curate and design art for clients in the hospitality, retail and healthcare environments
- Management – oversee the creative team to ensure timely completion of projects within budget
- Big Ideas – help the CEO and creative team maximize our creative capabilities with Big Ideas
- Marketing – take the lead on promoting/marketing our services via social media, email and other creative ways for Artonomy as well as assisting with Miller Gallery and its artists
- Special Projects – perform special projects and other duties as requested / required

QUALIFICATIONS – 
- Proficient to Outstanding in Graphic Art and Design software and tools
- Must be a Big Idea person
- Prefer Graphic Design / Art degree and/or 3+ years of experience
- Proficient in MS Excel and MS Word
- Good verbal, written and interpersonal skills
- Must be able to move quickly between tasks 
- Team player and results-oriented
- Use utmost respect and confidentiality at all times

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

Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra

Summermusik 2017 Stage Manager

Posted:
Jan 27, 2017
Position: Summermusik 2017 Stage Manager
Reports To: General Manager
Deadline to Apply: March 1, 2017. Position will close once filled.

Job Description
Stage Manager

The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra (CCO) seeks a driven, organized Stage Manager who possesses superior communication and organizational skills, for the 2017 summer festival season. This position offers an opportunity to learn about the behind-the-scenes operations of a chamber orchestra during the CCO’s third annual Summermusik festival season and welcome our new music director Eckart Preu. Specifically, the Stage Manager will take responsibility for staging requirements, including technical elements and physical conditions, for all rehearsals and performances for Summermusik 2017.

Dates: 6 weeks, July 17 through August 27, 2017.

Working hours: Monday through Friday, 9:30am-5:30pm with additional hours on days of performances and events. Please note: Due to the compact nature of the schedule of this festival, this position will require availability on several evenings and weekends. Also, please note that the in-office hours will be flexible once the festival begins.

Stipend
: $1,000. Stage manager will receive complimentary event admission and performance tickets. Housing is not provided and is the responsibility of the stage manager.

This position will report to General Manager LeAnne Anklan.

Responsibilities and Duties May Include:
Work with General Manager on a variety of tasks related to festival event and concert stage management and production, including but not limited:
- Set-up and teardown of stage – chairs, music stands large instruments, other equipment – at all rehearsals, performances and festival events, including concert set changes
- Ensure best possible working conditions for musicians on and off stage
- Assist staff in managing and anticipating logistical problems
- Anticipate musician working condition concerns, such as temperature, lighting or safety; effectively problem solve as necessary, working closely with GM and Personnel Manager
- Assist with planning and coordination of stage logistics in all venues, including load-in/load-out schedules
- Backstage concert production for rehearsals and concerts at venues around town
- Assist GM with any concert production activities that are assigned, including operation of technical equipment when no stage crew is available
- Load and unload production vehicle and staff/festival vehicles at the conclusion of all rehearsals/events/performances, transferring needed stage equipment between venues or services
- Maintain any make minor repairs as necessary to CCO equipment such as chairs, music stands, music and folders, cords/technical equipment, etc.
- Attend production and staff meetings as requested
- Contribute to professional appearance of the CCO on stage.
- Provide general assistance to the CCO on various administrative tasks as assigned
- Build your Cincinnati artistic community network while working with many of the area’s top musicians, by having contact with musicians, guest artists, orchestral and technical staff

Qualifications Include:
- Minimum of 1 year of orchestra or theater stage experience
- Working knowledge of orchestral instruments and seating conventions. Ability to read music a plus
- Knowledge of basic lighting and audio equipment and their operation
- Ability to lift, carry and move up to 50 pounds
- Valid Ohio driver’s license and good driving record
- The candidate must have his or her own transportation
- Strong computer skills in the Microsoft Office suite
- Detail-oriented and organized with a demonstrated ability to multitask, prioritize and meet deadlines
- Strong oral and written communication and analytical skills
- Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment
- Demonstrated self-starter, who can also work as a member of our fun team!
- Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies and solutions quickly
- Undergraduate or graduate students studying arts administration, music, theater or related field preferred
- Ability to lift, carry and move up to 50 pounds
- Valid Ohio driver’s license and good driving record

By serving as CCO Stage Manager you will learn valuable skills necessary to move into the orchestral production field, with a specific emphasis on stage management.

To Apply:
Send resume and cover letter to anklan@ccocincinnati.org. In subject line, please reference: CCO Stage Manager. 

Contact:
LeAnne Anklan
anklan@ccocincinnati.org  

About Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra:
The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra is an independent ensemble of 32 professional musicians that celebrated its 40th anniversary season in 2014 and launched the critically acclaimed summer music festival Summermusik in August 2015. The CCO offers a vibrant and fresh musical experience in an intimate and informal setting, for both the seasoned and novice concert patron. The CCO’s size allows for flexibility and creativity in programming, the ideal ensemble for presenting orchestral works ranging from the Baroque and Classical eras to commissioned works by contemporary composers. Collaborations have become a hallmark of the CCO, including ongoing partnerships with VAE: Cincinnati’s Vocal Arts Ensemble and Madcap Puppets. 

For additional information about the CCO, visit www.ccocincinnati.org.

Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra

Production Internship

Posted:
Jan 27, 2017
Position: Production Internship
Reports To: General Manager
Deadline to Apply: March 1, 2017. Position will close once filled.

Job Description
Production Internship

The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra (CCO) seeks a driven, organized Production Intern who possesses superior communication and organizational skills, for the 2017 summer festival season. This position offers college students an opportunity to learn about the behind-the-scenes operations of a chamber orchestra during the CCO’s third annual Summermusik festival season and welcome our new music director Eckart Preu.

Dates: 7 weeks, July 17 through September 1, 2017.

Working hours
: Monday through Friday, 9:30am-5:30pm with additional hours on days of performances and events. Please note: Due to the compact nature of the schedule of this festival, this position will require availability on several evenings and weekends.

Stipend: $1,000. Interns receive complimentary event admission and performance tickets. Housing is not provided and is the responsibility of the intern.

Interns report to General Manager LeAnne Anklan.

Responsibilities and Duties May Include:
Assist General Manager a variety of tasks related to festival event and concert production, including but not limited to:
- Concert preparation
- Assistance with music librarian duties
- Escort guest artists to various events, rehearsals and performances
- Volunteer management at events and concerts
- Backstage concert production for rehearsals, concerts and events at venues around town
- Provide general assistance to the CCO on various administrative tasks as assigned
- Build your Cincinnati artistic community network while working with many of the area’s top musicians

Qualifications Include:
- Administrative experience working for not-for-profit organizations, preferably in the arts field
- An interest in artistic administration for a chamber orchestra
- Strong computer skills in the Microsoft Office suite. Knowledge of Photoshop and Illustrator a plus
- Knowledge of database software such as Artful.ly a plus
- Detail-oriented and organized with a demonstrated ability to multitask, prioritize and meet deadlines
- Strong oral and written communication and analytical skills
- Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment
- Demonstrated self-starter, who can also work as a member of our fun team!
- Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies and solutions quickly
- Ability to read music a plus
- Undergraduate or graduate students studying arts administration or related field preferred
- The candidate must have his or her own transportation Ability to lift, carry and move up to 50 pounds
- Valid Ohio driver’s license and good driving record

By participating in this internship, you will learn valuable skills necessary to move into the artistic administrative field, with a specific emphasis on performing arts management and event production.

To Apply:
Send resume and cover letter to anklan@ccocincinnati.org. In subject line, please reference: Production Internship. 

Contact:
LeAnne Anklan
anklan@ccocincinnati.org  

About Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra:
The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra is an independent ensemble of 32 professional musicians that celebrated its 40th anniversary season in 2014 and launched the critically acclaimed summer music festival Summermusik in August 2015. The CCO offers a vibrant and fresh musical experience in an intimate and informal setting, for both the seasoned and novice concert patron. The CCO’s size allows for flexibility and creativity in programming, the ideal ensemble for presenting orchestral works ranging from the Baroque and Classical eras to commissioned works by contemporary composers. Collaborations have become a hallmark of the CCO, including ongoing partnerships with VAE: Cincinnati’s Vocal Arts Ensemble and Madcap Puppets. 

For additional information about the CCO, visit www.ccocincinnati.org.

Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra

Marketing Internship

Posted:
Jan 27, 2017
Position: Marketing Internship
Reports To: General Manager
Deadline to Apply: March 1, 2017. Position will close once filled.

Job Description
Marketing Internship

The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra (CCO) seeks a driven, organized Marketing Intern who possesses superior communication and organizational skills, leading up to our 2017 summer festival season. This position offers college students an opportunity to learn about the behind-the-scenes operations of a chamber orchestra during the CCO’s third annual Summermusik festival season and welcome our new music director Eckart Preu.

Dates: 7 weeks, July 17 through September 1, 2017.

Working hours: Monday through Friday, 9:30am-5:30pm with additional hours on days of performances and events. Please note: Due to the compact nature of the schedule of this festival, this position will require availability on several evenings and weekends.

Stipend: $1,000. Interns receive complimentary event admission and performance tickets. Housing is not provided and is the responsibility of the intern.

Interns report to General Manager LeAnne Anklan.

Responsibilities and Duties Include:
- Assist Marketing and Development Coordinator with a variety of tasks to help promote the 2017 festival, including but not limited to:
- Coordinate and manage onsite social media at all rehearsals, performances and special events
- Assist with promotional programs
- Marketing and communications copywriting, proofing and editing
- Conduct video interviews leading up to the festival for use on social media
- Update and maintain media files
- Distribute marketing materials throughout the community
- Provide general assistance to the CCO on various administrative tasks as assigned
 -Build your Cincinnati artistic community network while working with many of the area’s top musicians

Qualifications Include:
- Experience working for not-for-profit organizations, preferably in the arts field
- Strong oral and written communication and analytical skills
- Knowledge of social media platforms
- Strong computer skills in the Microsoft Office suite. Knowledge of Photoshop and Illustrator a plus
- Knowledge of database software such as Artful.ly a plus
- Detail-oriented and organized with a demonstrated ability to multitask, prioritize and meet deadlines
- Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment
- Demonstrated self-starter, who can also work as a member of our fun team!
- Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies and solutions quickly
- Undergraduate or graduate students studying arts administration, communications, marketing or related field preferred
- The candidate must have his or her own transportation
- Ability to lift, carry and move up to 50 pounds
- Valid Ohio driver’s license and good driving record

By participating in this internship, you will learn valuable skills necessary to move into the artistic administrative field, with a specific emphasis on performing arts marketing and communications.

To Apply:
Send resume and cover letter to anklan@ccocincinnati.org. In subject line, please reference: Marketing Internship. 

Contact:
LeAnne Anklan
anklan@ccocincinnati.org  

About Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra:
The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra is an independent ensemble of 32 professional musicians that celebrated its 40th anniversary season in 2014 and launched the critically acclaimed summer music festival Summermusik in August 2015. The CCO offers a vibrant and fresh musical experience in an intimate and informal setting, for both the seasoned and novice concert patron. The CCO’s size allows for flexibility and creativity in programming, the ideal ensemble for presenting orchestral works ranging from the Baroque and Classical eras to commissioned works by contemporary composers. Collaborations have become a hallmark of the CCO, including ongoing partnerships with VAE: Cincinnati’s Vocal Arts Ensemble and Madcap Puppets. 

For additional information about the CCO, visit www.ccocincinnati.org.

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Marketing Intern, Summer 2017

Posted:
Jan 27, 2017
Position: Marketing Intern, Summer 2017

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: This internship will give broad exposure to all areas of a thriving, world-class arts institution with an annual budget of $50 million. This internship is unpaid and is flexible: 6-20 hours per week depending on a mutually agreeable schedule.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
- Assist with executing marketing plans across all product lines (CSO, Pops, May Festival, Lollipops, etc.)
- Assist with copywriting across all product lines
- Assist with documenting and analyzing patron research
- Assist with digital/social media/mobile initiatives
- Coordinate CSO presence at selected external and internal events; distribute brochures, answer questions, serve as a CSO/Pops ambassador
- Assist with developing, executing and measuring the effectiveness of patron appreciation and audience engagement initiatives
- Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements, Skills, Background
- Upper level (college junior of senior) and/or graduate student pursuing degrees in Marketing, Arts Management, Public Relations, Journalism, Music or Communications preferred. 
- Excellent project management, and verbal/written communication and computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite)
- Innate curiosity and willingness to learn
- Enjoys working collaboratively but also takes initiative to work independently
- Ability to professionally represent the CSO at concerts, and in the community
- Thrives in an extremely fast-paced environment and can process information on the fly
- Some knowledge of classical and/or choral music a plus
- Experience with research (surveymonkey.com, Google Analytics) and databases (Tessitura), and data analysis a big plus
- Must be able to support and implement the mission, vision, and values of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

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 “Marketing Intern Summer” in the subject line.

No phone calls please.
No third party applications will be accepted.
 

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Audience Engagement Intern, Summer 2017

Posted:
Jan 27, 2017
Position: Audience Engagement Intern, Summer 2017

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: This internship will give broad exposure to all areas of a thriving, world-class arts institution. This internship is unpaid and is has a requirement of 8-20 hours per week. Eight hours minimum is required.  Thursday and Friday afternoon and weekend availability is strongly recommended. 

Responsibilities include
- Assist with executing engagement plans across all product lines (CSO, Pops, May Festival, Lollipops, etc.) 
- Coordinate CSO presence at external and internal events; assist with events, answer questions, serve as a CSO/Pops ambassador 
- Assist with ordering goods and merchandise for events and promotions 
- Assist with concert enhancements, concert setup and volunteer coordination 
- Assist with digital/social media/mobile initiatives 
- Other duties as assigned 

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Preferred
- Upper level (college junior of senior) and/or graduate student pursuing degrees in Marketing, Arts Management, Public Relations, Journalism, Music or Communications preferred. 
- Excellent project management, and verbal/written communication and computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite) 
 -Innate curiosity and willingness to learn 
- Enjoys working collaboratively but also takes initiative to work independently 
- Ability to professionally represent the CSO at concerts, and in the community 
- Thrives in an extremely fast-paced environment and can process information on the fly 
- Some knowledge of classical and/or choral music a plus 
- Experience with research (surveymonkey.com, Google Analytics) and databases (Tessitura), and data analysis a big plus 

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

Please send cover letter, resume to:
hr@cincinnatisymphony.org
Please put “Audience Engagement Summer Intern” in the subject line.

No third party applications will be accepted.

ArtWorks

Project Manager

Posted:
Jan 27, 2017
Job Title: Project Manager 
Location
: Greater Cincinnati, OH; location dependent on specific project
Reports to: Public Art Manager, Director of Talent, Talent Coordinator
Pay: starting at $25/hr; depending on specific project budget and timeframe
Start date: Early June through August 2017 depending on project

Our Public Art program creates innovative works that enrich Greater Cincinnati while providing job opportunities to youth Apprentices and professional artists. We work with local communities to transform our region through creative placemaking: murals, sculptures, bike racks, socially engaged works and more.

Project Description: ArtWorks hires emerging and professional artists and art educators to work as Teaching Staff on public art projects during its year-round programming. Teaching Staff are employed to mentor and manage dedicated groups of 14-21 year-old youth Apprentice artists to produce high-quality works of art. ArtWorks youth Apprentice program employs individuals in a structure workforce training program. Through work experience and enrichment opportunities, Apprentices are taught key-skills that will prepare them for a future career in the arts and beyond.
ArtWorks' programs emphasize team-teaching. The ratio of professional artists to youth Apprentices artists typically 1:4 for hands-on learning and is based on team size and budget. As in traditional apprenticeships, professional artists lead the project design and are greatly involved in the artistic outcome so that Apprentices learn and improve artistic skills and techniques. Each project will have a Project Manager and a support staff made up of Teaching Artists.

Responsibilities
:  
- To take responsibility for the success of the project’s structure, process, budget, outcomes and youth Apprentice experience;
- To lead by example and model professionalism to the youth Apprentices and Teaching Staff through conduct, attitude, attendance and punctuality and to perform all assigned tasks with integrity and a positive work ethic;
- Manage Teaching Staff on a daily basis by providing direction and delegate responsibilities; observe each teaching staff’s teaching style and give feedback in order to develop these skills and to ensure youth Apprentice are getting the instruction they need to execute work;
- To work as long as necessary to bring the project to successful completion with a high-quality result;
- To complete daily planning, procure materials and supplies, manage Apprentice timesheets and other paperwork, and attend regular meetings after Apprentice workday.
- Schedule at least one planning meeting with your project staff prior to the start of program;
- Attend any necessary planning meetings and develop design drafts prior to the start of program;
- Develop a daily curriculum and weekly plan prior to the beginning of program;
- Purchase materials and supplies within approved budget;
- Enforce ArtWorks’ policies stated in the Seasonal Employee Manual in a fair, impartial manner; 
- Turn in all required time sheets (refer to Seasonal Employee Manual for instructions);
- Keep ArtWorks staff informed regarding attendance issues, behavior issues, or any project needs; 
- Demonstrate technical skills and work with Apprentices one on one and in large groups; 
- Communicate important information to Teaching Artists and run weekly staff meetings for your project;
- Ensure excellent results in Project outcome quality and that Work meets the needs and final approval of ArtWorks;
- Attend progress meetings or send project updates and photos via e-mail to ArtWorks staff as necessary;
- Perform any touch-ups or repairs to the work based on a final review with ArtWorks staff;
- Perform all assigned tasks with integrity and positive work ethic so as not to negatively affect the reputation of ArtWorks.

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications, characteristics, and abilities
- MFA; graduate degree or commensurate experience in the arts and education
- Excellent portfolio with adequate experience painting large mural walls
- Ability to instruct others how to properly mix paint colors and demonstrate application techniques
- Ability to break down the mural process effectively for leading a team, if applicable
- Must possess excellent written, verbal, telephone and interpersonal communications skills
- Must be detail-oriented and have the ability to produce and organized presentation within deadlines
- Ability and willingness to teach to varying degrees of artistic knowledge and ability, and to do so with a positive and constructive demeanor and learning style
- Must be able to demonstrate proactive, deadline-driven leadership with ability to take initiative, balance priorities and meet deadlines.
- Excellent organizational, problem-solving, empathy and decision making skills
- Demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively with teams and ArtWorks youth Apprentices
- Experience and ease meeting and socializing with people from diverse backgrounds
- Excellent personal and professional references
- Ability to exercise sound judgment and work alongside your team

The successful candidate will:  
- Work collaboratively with and in support of all ArtWorks team-members.
- Adhere to the utmost ethical standards, considerate and kind.
- Have a passion for the arts and sharing that with others.
- Be an excellent representative of ArtWorks
- Be a team-player, hard-working and an independent achiever with a “can do” attitude, must be comfortable in a fast-paced environment with frequent deadlines.
- Be flexible, optimistic, constructive with a good sense of humor

About ArtWorks: Founded in 1996, ArtWorks is a non-profit arts organization that connects artists of all ages with opportunities in the arts through inspiring apprenticeships, community partnerships, and public art. ArtWorks hires teen and professional artists to make innovative public art to enrich the Greater Cincinnati community. To date, ArtWorks Summer Program has provided job opportunities for more than 2,500 teen Apprentice Artists and 500 professional artists. ArtWorks is funded by the City of Cincinnati, Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr./US Bank Foundation, ArtsWave, and the Ohio Arts Council. To learn more, visit ArtWorksCincinnati.org.

To Apply: Visit ArtWorksCincinnati.org 
Questions? Email Talent Staff at Apply@ArtWorksCincinnati.org

ArtWorks

Junior Teaching Artist

Posted:
Jan 27, 2017
Job Title: Junior Teaching Artist (22-25 years old)
Location: Greater Cincinnati, OH; location dependent on specific project
Reports to: Project Manager, Public Art Manager, Director of Talent
Pay: starting at $10/hr; depending on specific project budget and timeframe
Start date: Early June through August 2017 depending on specific project

Our Public Art program creates innovative works that enrich Greater Cincinnati while providing job opportunities to youth Apprentices and professional artists. We work with local communities to transform our region through creative placemaking: murals, sculptures, bike racks, socially engaged works and more.

Project Description
: ArtWorks hires emerging and professional artists and art educators to work as Teaching Staff on public art projects during its year-round programming. Teaching Staff are employed to mentor and manage dedicated groups of 14-21 year-old youth Apprentice artists to produce high-quality works of art. ArtWorks youth Apprentice program employs individuals in a structure workforce training program. Through work experience and enrichment opportunities, Apprentices are taught key-skills that will prepare them for a future career in the arts and beyond.
ArtWorks' programs emphasize team-teaching. The ratio of professional artists to youth Apprentices artists typically 1:4 for hands-on learning and is based on team size and budget. As in traditional apprenticeships, professional artists lead the project design and are greatly involved in the artistic outcome so that Apprentices learn and improve artistic skills and techniques. Each project will have a Project Manager and a support staff made up of Teaching Artists.

Responsibilities:  
- To lead by example and model professionalism to the youth Apprentices through conduct, attitude, attendance and punctuality and to perform all assigned tasks with integrity and a positive work ethic;
- Help complete your project goals, achieving excellent results both in artwork quality and Apprentice experience
- Work with other Teaching Staff in all areas of planning, including a mandatory staff orientation and a pre-program project meeting
- Work with other staff to maintain clean workspace and equipment, as well as help conduct final cleanup and inventory all supplies
- Share technical and professional skills with Apprentices
- Assist Teaching Artist in leading small groups of Apprentices in execution of the project
- To attend at least one meeting with your project’s staff prior to the start of program and attend a weekly project meeting; 
- Enforce ArtWorks’ policies and rules in a fair, impartial manner;
- Perform other tasks appointed by Project Manager and ArtWorks staff

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications, characteristics and abilities
- Some arts education or training, may currently be obtaining a BFA; 
- Must possess excellent written, verbal, telephone and interpersonal communications skills
- Must be detail-oriented and have the ability to produce and organized presentation within deadlines
- Must be able to demonstrate proactive, deadline-driven leadership with ability to take initiative, balance priorities and meet deadlines.
- Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying
- Excellent organizational, problem-solving and decision making skills
- Ability and willingness to teach to varying degrees of artistic knowledge and ability, and to do so with a positive and constructive demeanor and learning style
- Demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively with teams and ArtWorks youth Apprentices
- Desire to learn teaching skills, new artistic platforms and techniques;
- Experience and ease meeting and socializing with people from diverse backgrounds
- Excellent personal and professional references
- Ability to exercise sound judgment and work alongside your team
- Ability to take direction from Project Manager and  Teaching Artists in order to successfully execute the project assigned

The successful candidate will:  
- Work collaboratively with and in support of all ArtWorks team-members.
- Adhere to the utmost ethical standards, intuitive, considerate and kind.
- Have a passion for the arts, education, creative enterprise and promoting healing through art.
- Be an excellent representative of ArtWorks
- Be a team-player, hard-working and an independent achiever with a “can do” attitude, must be comfortable in a fast-paced environment with frequent deadlines.
- Be flexible, optimistic, constructive with a good sense of humor

About ArtWorks: Founded in 1996, ArtWorks is a non-profit arts organization that connects artists of all ages with opportunities in the arts through inspiring apprenticeships, community partnerships, and public art. ArtWorks hires teen and professional artists to make innovative public art to enrich the Greater Cincinnati community. To date, ArtWorks Summer Program has provided job opportunities for more than 2,500 teen Apprentice Artists and 500 professional artists. ArtWorks is funded by the City of Cincinnati, Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr./US Bank Foundation, ArtsWave, and the Ohio Arts Council. To learn more, visit ArtWorksCincinnati.org.

To Apply: Visit ArtWorksCincinnati.org 
Questions? Email Talent Staff at Apply@ArtWorksCincinnati.org
 

ArtWorks

Seasonal Teaching Artist

Posted:
Jan 27, 2017
Job Title: Seasonal Teaching Artist 
Location: Greater Cincinnati, OH; location dependent on specific project
Reports to: Public Art Manager, Director of Talent, Talent Coordinator
Pay: starting at $15/hr; depending on specific project budget and timeframe
Start date: Early June through August 2017 depending on specific project

Our Public Art program creates innovative works that enrich Greater Cincinnati while providing job opportunities to youth Apprentices and professional artists. We work with local communities to transform our region through creative placemaking: murals, sculptures, bike racks, socially engaged works and more.

Project Description: ArtWorks hires emerging and professional artists and art educators to work as Teaching Staff on public art projects during its year-round programming. Teaching Staff are employed to mentor and manage dedicated groups of 14-21 year-old youth Apprentice artists to produce high-quality works of art. ArtWorks youth Apprentice program employs individuals in a structure workforce training program. Through work experience and enrichment opportunities, Apprentices are taught key-skills that will prepare them for a future career in the arts and beyond.
ArtWorks' programs emphasize team-teaching. The ratio of professional artists to youth Apprentices artists typically 1:4 for hands-on learning and is based on team size and budget. As in traditional apprenticeships, professional artists lead the project design and are greatly involved in the artistic outcome so that Apprentices learn and improve artistic skills and techniques. Each project will have a Project Manager and a support staff made up of Teaching Artists.

Responsibilities:  
- To lead by example and model professionalism to the youth Apprentices through conduct, attitude, attendance and punctuality and to perform all assigned tasks with integrity and a positive work ethic;
- To work as long as necessary to bring the project to successful completion with a high-quality result;
- Help complete your project goals, achieving excellent results both in artwork quality and Apprentice experience
- Work with other Teaching Staff in all areas of planning, including a mandatory staff orientation and a pre-program project meeting
- Work with other staff to maintain clean workspace and equipment, as well as help conduct final cleanup and inventory all supplies
- Share technical and professional skills with Apprentices
- Lead small groups of Apprentices in execution of the project
- To attend at least one meeting with your project’s staff prior to the start of program and attend a weekly project meeting; 
- Enforce ArtWorks’ policies and rules in a fair, impartial manner;
-Turn in all required paperwork, program evaluations, etc. in a timely manner;
- Document Apprentice attendance and disciplinary issues as directed by Project Manager;
- Perform other tasks appointed by Project Manager and ArtWorks staff.

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications, characteristics and abilities
- BFA; graduate degree or commensurate experience in the arts and education
- Must possess excellent written, verbal, telephone and interpersonal communications skills
- Must be detail-oriented and have the ability to produce and organized presentation within deadlines
- Must be able to demonstrate proactive, deadline-driven leadership with ability to take initiative, balance priorities and meet deadlines.
 -Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying
- Excellent organizational, problem-solving and decision making skills
- Ability to teach to varying degrees of artistic knowledge and ability, and to do so with a positive and constructive demeanor and learning style
- Demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively with teams and ArtWorks youth Apprentices
- Experience and ease meeting and socializing with people from diverse backgrounds
- Excellent personal and professional references
- Ability to exercise sound judgment and work alongside your team
- Ability to take direction from Project Manager in order to successfully execute the project assigned

The successful candidate will
- Work collaboratively with and in support of all ArtWorks team-members.
- Adhere to the utmost ethical standards, intuitive, considerate and kind.
- Have a passion for the arts, education, creative enterprise and promoting healing through art.
- Be an excellent representative of ArtWorks
- Be a team-player, hard-working and an independent achiever with a “can do” attitude, must be comfortable in a fast-paced environment with frequent deadlines.
- Be flexible, optimistic, constructive with a good sense of humor

About ArtWorks: Founded in 1996, ArtWorks is a non-profit arts organization that connects artists of all ages with opportunities in the arts through inspiring apprenticeships, community partnerships, and public art. ArtWorks hires teen and professional artists to make innovative public art to enrich the Greater Cincinnati community. To date, ArtWorks Summer Program has provided job opportunities for more than 2,500 teen Apprentice Artists and 500 professional artists. ArtWorks is funded by the City of Cincinnati, Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr./US Bank Foundation, ArtsWave, and the Ohio Arts Council.

To learn more, visit ArtWorksCincinnati.org.

To Apply: Visit ArtWorksCincinnati.org 
Questions? Email Talent Staff at Apply@ArtWorksCincinnati.org

Cincinnati Art Museum

Security Supervisor - Nightwatch (Full-time)

Posted:
Jan 27, 2017
Position: Security Supervisor - Nightwatch (Full-time)

The Cincinnati Art Museum has an opening for a full-time Nightwatch Security Supervisor (2nd Shift) in the Security Department. This position will scheduled for 40 hours per week, 4:30pm – midnight, Tuesday - Saturday and will be benefit eligible.

Responsibilities: The Nightwatch Security Supervisor’s primary responsibility is educating and supervising security personnel on the safety and security policies and procedures of the Cincinnati Art Museum. In addition, the Security Supervisor is responsible for monitoring the nightly security operations, including supervising the security personnel, and promoting excellent customer service both internally and to the public. Duties include, but are not limited to the following:
- Supervises and coordinates the scheduling of security guards working on the floor and parking lot during events, as well as circulating and monitoring galleries via CCTV, including the inspection of each galleries and doors to ensure proper security and housekeeping are maintained.  
- Assists in maintaining departmental records.
- Assists in monitoring, operating and maintaining the alarm systems.
- Investigates and completes accurate incident reports to be submitted to Director’s office, Division Head, and Human Resources.
- Assists visitors that may be sick or injured.
- Oversees the closing and securing of the building at the end of the day. 
- Assists in maintaining Security Department equipment including keys, radios and uniforms.
- Assists with key and access control.
- Supervises special evening events.
- Plans and conducts training programs to encourage to development of the security personnel as well as other members of the Art Museum staff.
- Assists with creating and implementing strategies for identifying and recruiting new Security personnel.
- Handles special requests, suggestions and complaints made by Art Museum staff.
- Provides excellence in customer service and portrays a positive and professional image of the Art Museum.
- Coordinate and monitor training program.
- Effective oral and written communication skills.
- Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office, (Power Point, Outlook, Word, Excel…)
- Reliable transportation with the ability to respond (24/7) to any museum or warehouse emergencies in a timely matter.
- Other duties as assigned by Chief of Security and Assistant Chief of Security.

Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent work experience is required. 
Ideal candidate will have two or more years of museum or security experience, as well as a proven track record with working with the public. Candidate must possess excellent interpersonal skills and work well in a team environment. In addition, the security supervisor must have the ability to read, analyze and interpret general business documents, effectively communicate with visitors in person and on phone calls, and present information and respond to questions from staff or visitors. Must be self-motivated, multi-task oriented, and be able to work well under pressure and emergency situations. Knowledge of security practices/procedures is preferred. Must be flexible with hours and have reliable transportation to and from the Art Museum.

Due to the essential nature of all Security positions, all supervisors shall be required to report for scheduled shifts although the museum may have been closed due to weather, power outages, or other conditions unless advised differently by their immediate supervisor.


If interested, please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to: 
Cincinnati Art Museum ATTN: Human Resources Department 953 Eden Park Drive Cincinnati, OH 45202-1596. Fax (513) 639-2932 humanresources@cincyart.org.

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

Cincinnati Ballet

Graphic Designer

Posted:
Jan 20, 2017
Position: Graphic Designer
Department: Marketing
Reports to: Director of Marketing & Communications
FLSA Status: Salaried, Exempt, Full-Time

Position Summary

Cincinnati Ballet seeks a Graphic Designer to be the steward of the organization’s brand, ensuring a consistent, professional, quality appearance in keeping with Cincinnati Ballet’s artistic mission and values. The Graphic Designer should creatively and competently develop new design concepts, graphics and layouts for print and digital marketing. The Designer should thrive in a collaborative environment and feel comfortable creating materials for the institution, performances, the Otto M. Budig Academy, Education & Outreach initiative & Development in particular. They should take an active role in determining, executing and tracking visual strategies important to maintaining a consistent and cohesive look for the Ballet.  

Cincinnati Ballet is in the midst of a visual identity rebrand, working with design firm LPK.

Duties and Responsibilities

Art Direction/Creative Direction: Help develop, maintain, guard and promote company image
Design Cincinnati Ballet Materials: all internal and external layouts, including outdoor signage, direct mail, brochures, invitations, posters, print and online advertisements and graphics, playbills and more. 
Design Management: brand strategy, brand enforcement, brand keeper
Vendor Management: coordination, day-to-day relations, budget and quote management, file management
Website: update the design of WordPress site as needed, working with Digital Marketing Coordinator
- Provide support graphics for videos and emails, as needed
- Manage and organize logo archives
- Merchandise: works with sales and marketing staff to create Cincinnati Ballet branded merchandise and apparel
Mentoring: Graphic designer may occasionally have the opportunity to work with and mentor interns 
Project Management: Works with Department Directors to develop design and production timelines and guide projects to completion. Works with other staff members and committees for projects as needed.
- Other duties as assigned. 

Key Professional Experience Required for this Position
- Experience designing for an arts organization or nonprofit
- Familiarity with structure and goals of a nonprofit organization
- Creative execution of visual hierarchies given complex information: strong visual communication skills to develop concise, powerful images that convey important concepts
- Proven success in creating creative, detailed infographics and illustrations
- Proven success in time management, project organization, and design execution for an existing brand 
- Big-picture thinker whose design work can support a patron’s full journey, for example: receiving a subscription brochure to seeing a digital ad to visiting our website to buying a ticket and reading our playbill
- Ability to see projects through from conception to completion

Characteristics of an Ideal Candidate
- Outstanding design experience and portfolio
- Extremely efficient and able to produce quickly in a fast-paced environment
- Ability to keep projects within brand and within timeline and budget
- Ability to work on multiple projects at once
- Strong project manager who sets and sticks to deadlines, working with Marketing Director to enforce timelines among staff
- Outstanding verbal and written communication skills and ability to interact with and communicate with staff members from every department
- Interest in dance and the performing arts
 
Education and Skills Necessary
- 4-year degree in design or related field
- At least 3-5 years graphic design experience; experience in the arts is preferred
In-depth knowledge of: Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, & PhotoShop. Lightroom, and Sketch a plus. Candidate should also be proficient with Google Apps and Microsoft Office. 
- Proficiency with Wordpress CMS and plugins. 
- Basic knowledge of HTML and CSS. Advanced HTML, CSS, and/or JavaScript knowledge a plus
- Comfortable and competent in designing for email (Cincinnati Ballet currently uses Wordfly) and for digital applications such as Google Display Network

TO APPLY:
Submit cover letter, resume, salary requirement, references, and digital portfolio to: 
hr@cballet.org 
with “FIRST NAME LAST NAME Graphic Designer” in subject line 
Human Resources, Cincinnati Ballet
1555 Central Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45214

About the organization
Founded in 1963, Cincinnati Ballet is a cornerstone professional ballet company of the Midwestern United States, presenting a wide array of classical, full-length ballets and bold and adventurous contemporary ballet programs. Under the artistic direction of Victoria Morgan since 1997, Cincinnati Ballet has become a creative force, regularly commissioning world premiere works; performing classic works by legendary choreographers including George Balanchine; working with international choreographers such as Ma Cong, Edwaard Liang, Jessica Lang, Trey McIntyre, Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, Justin Peck, Adam Hougland, Yuri Possokhov, Septime Webre, and others; and exploring unique collaborations with music artists, including Grammy Award–winning guitarist Peter Frampton and the Ohio-based band Over the Rhine. 

Cincinnati Ballet also encompasses extensive education and outreach programs that reach tens of thousands of children and adults every year, and the Cincinnati Ballet Otto M. Budig Academy, which provides dance education from entry-level creative movement classes to professional level ballet training. The Ballet is currently celebrating Artistic Director Victoria Morgan’s 20th season with the company and embracing the opportunity for new strategic growth under new Executive Director Scott Altman, who joined the Ballet in August 2016. The company’s mission is to inspire hope and joy in the Cincinnati community and beyond through the power and passion of dance. 

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 Museum Center

Assistant Exhibits Designer

Posted:
Jan 20, 2017
Job Title: Assistant Exhibits Designer
Department: Exhibits
Reports To: Exhibits Designer
Supervises:  
-Design/build project teams
-Interns and volunteers
Job Grade: FLSA Status: Exempt

The statements below reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the major responsibilities of the identified position and are not to be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the job. An asterisk (*) indicates that this is an essential function of the job as outlined in the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Responsibilities:
Cincinnati Museum Center’s Assistant Exhibits Designer designs and conceptualizes exhibits and exhibits graphics for production.  S/he works with exhibit development collaborators to visualize the project’s defined visitor experience and interpretive messaging, accounting for available space, object and visitor safety, project budget and timeline, and institutional mission and quality standards. The tenant of this position uses and distributes various forms of design media in order to facilitate dialogue, build consensus, and resolve discussions around exhibits planning and construction.  

Design and Concepting– 40% 
- Works with the exhibition’s development team to gather, define, understand, and spatially plan the exhibition’s theme, subject matter, and content, giving special attention to the particular requirements of displayed objects, visitor comfort and safety, and accessibility. 
- Creates concept drawings, elevations, renderings, construction drawings, hand drawings, and models that clearly visualize design-build projects and traveling exhibitions for internal production teams, external vendors, and other internal CMC departments for use in development, production, fundraising, donor cultivation, media relations, and planning. 
- Identifies and recommends diverse storytelling design opportunities within exhibits, particularly components that address needs for diverse learning and accessibility.
- Consults with design teams, clients, production teams, and Exhibits Designer to comply with all national standards and regulations related to exhibition design and display. 
- Revise and modify exhibit and graphic designs to resolve space limitations, flow patterns, object conservation guidelines, accessibility guidelines, and safety concerns based on feedback from collaborators, stakeholders, risk management experts, vendors, prototyping, visitor studies, and critical reviews. 

Graphics and Exhibits Production – 50% 
- Coordinates and organizes content for production of graphics for internal, external, and traveling exhibits.
- Designs, produces, and installs graphics for internal, external, and traveling exhibits.
 
Project Management – 10%
Specs, prices and coordinates materials and vendors during design, proposal, and production phases on designated design-build projects, including, but not limited to: building improvements, large-scale changing exhibitions, external projects for clients, and new exhibitions in Cincinnati Museum of Natural History and Science, Cincinnati History Museum, and Duke Energy Children’s Museum.

Qualifications:
- BFA or BA in Arts, Object Design, Industrial Design, Architecture, Interior Design, Scenic Design, with two years of experience; parallel career experience considered 
- Displays strong and diverse knowledge of design vocabulary in the creation and interpretation of drawings, floor plans, elevations, sections, perspectives and shop drawings. 
- Designs and interfaces fluidly with internal and external design teams using specialized programs including Sketchup, VectorWorks, and all programs in Adobe Creative Suite (critical; Rhino/Grasshopper, Revit, and CAD all pluses). 
Communicates successfully using hand drafting and construction of 3d digital models (critical). 
- Excellent listening skills; gathers, processes, and summarizes large swaths of information to clearly communicate exhibit themes across space (critical).
- Operates with superb organization, interpersonal skills, professionalism, attention to detail, and follow through (critical).
- Manages time and organizes tasks efficiently in order to hit short and long lead deadlines (critical).  
- Can self-motivate and work autonomously, with ability to focus and concentrate at a computer for extended periods of time and ability to transition rapidly into collaborative team discussion (critical).  
- Has valid driver’s license and reliable mode of transportation (critical). 
- Understands key exhibit production skills, including fabrication, carpentry, electric, audio, programming (critical; some fabrication experience is also preferred). Understands implications of specific build materials and fabrication processes (preferred).
- Demonstrates a passion for museum and/or nonprofit work (critical). 
- Experience designing for museums, or other cultural heritage disciplines such as theater (preferred). 

Working Conditions:
Position is full time. Serves as a representative for CMC Exhibits in interactions with prospective host venues, prospective design-build clients, and internal museum staff from other departments. Must be able to problem solve, design and revise quickly and accurately in an environment structured around tight deadlines while providing superb customer service.

Additional Information:
The ideal candidate works flexibly and harmoniously with a diverse range of team makeups, and participates in and contributes to creative brainstorming sessions.

Work environment is primarily office conditions, with some attendance at meetings inside and outside of Union Terminal. Tenant of the position will spend extended periods seated in front of a computer. Out-of-town travel to expos may be required three to five times per year. 

Portfolio with representative examples of design-build and graphic design projects is required with application, plus salary requirements and references.

If you are interested in applying in this position, please our jobs page at http://www.cincymuseumgroup.org/

MamLuft&Co. Dance

Summer Camp Dance Instructor

Posted:
Jan 20, 2017
Position: Summer Camp Dance Instructor
Reports to: Education and Outreach Director
Hours: Camps are scheduled for July 10-14 and July 17-21. 
Sunday July 9: Mandatory load-in 9am – 1pm
Sunday July 16: Mandatory load-in 9am – 3pm 
Mondays – Thursdays: 8am - 3pm 
Fridays: 8am - 7pm (Each Friday of camp there will be a performance for parents, and there will be a mandatory tear-down directly after the performance.)   
Location: July 9-14 will be at the Clifton Cultural Arts Center. July 16-21 will be at the Carnegie Center of Columbia Tusculum.
Compensation: $850 lump sum 

Position Overview
:

MamLuft&Co. Dance seeks two dance instructors for our 2017 Summer Dance Camp for Kids. Applicants must be able to teach Modern Dance or Ballet to children ranging from 5 to 10 years of age, and MUST be able to commit to the entirety of both weeks of camp.

Instructors will also be required to attend a meeting/training session.

Skills and Experience:
- Must have at least two years teaching experience 
- Teaching in community settings often involves behavioral and class management issues that are not as prevalent in traditional studio settings: Must be able to effectively discipline while maintaining an encouraging and supportive environment. 
- Must be able to work with students who have little to no dance experience and who may not yet be familiar with “dance etiquette”.
- Must be able to create two pieces per week of age-appropriate choreography based on the designated camp themes for the performances that take place on the Friday of each week. 
- Must be able to assist with other camp activities including but not limited to: Crafts (which are a significant portion of the camp), indoor and outdoor games, creating set pieces for performance, set-up, clean-up, and tear-down. 

Desired Traits:
- Although this is not a traditional studio setting, expectations are high: Instructor is expected to provide students with high quality and sound technical training, possess effective class management skills, and maintain clear and consistent communication with MamLuft&Co. Dance.
- Must be able to attend mandatory training session before start of camp (date TBD).
- Must be responsible, reliable, and able to commit to entire duration of camp.

Other:
- Must pass local, state, and federal background checks at own expense.

How to Apply:
Send resume, including experience and dance training, and cover letter (addressing above requirements), to Abby Carlozzo at dance@mamluftcodance.org. No phone calls, please.

MamLuft&Co. Dance

Summer Intern

Posted:
Jan 20, 2017
Position: Summer Intern
Intern Supervisor: Education and Outreach Director
Hours: Part-time
Compensation: This is an unpaid position.

Summer Internship Overview:

MamLuft&Co. Dance seeks an intern for Summer 2017 who is eager to learn about and participate in various aspects of non-profit arts administration, education, and outreach. 

Intern supervisor is willing to negotiate assigned projects and duties to cater to the intern’s interests and career goals. However, intern may be required to assist with following:

- Preparation for Summer Dance Camp for Kids which may include planning the camp themes and preparing crafts for each week
- Both weeks of Summer Dance Camp for Kids (July 10-14 at the Clifton Cultural Arts Center and July 17-21 at the Carnegie Center of Columbia Tusculum) 

Camp Hours:
- Sunday July 9: Mandatory load-in 9am – 1pm
- Sunday July 16: Mandatory load-in 9am – 3pm
- Mondays – Thursdays: 8am - 3pm
- Fridays: 8am - 7pm (Each Friday of camp there will be a performance for parents, and there will be a mandatory tear-down directly after the performance.)
- Adult Summer Workshop (June 5-9)
- Teen Dance Intensive (June 12-16)

Office hours and duties including but not limited to: Marketing, filing and organizing, grant writing and research, social media management, general day to day up-keep.

Hours will be mutually agreed upon between intern and intern supervisor and can be negotiated to meet course requirements. Although this is an unpaid position, we have high expectations. Candidate must be able to adhere to a reliable, consistent schedule. 

Skills and Experience:
- Interest in arts management, non-profit administration, dance, dance education; ideal candidate would have career goals in these arenas. 
- General technical proficiency and ability to learn software quickly. Note: will be trained/working in Mac operating system, MS Word and Excel, Google Apps (Voice, Drive, Email), FileMaker Pro, social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter), and Dropbox.

To Apply:
Send resume, including any experience and training in dance, and cover letter (addressing above requirements), to Abby Carlozzo at dance@mamluftcodance.org. No phone calls, please.

Educational Theatre Association (EdTA)

Graphic Designer

Posted:
Jan 20, 2017
Job Title: Graphic Designer
Department: Marketing
Supervisor: Director of Marketing and Communications

Organizational Overview
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 more than 2 million theatre students since its founding in 1929.

Summary
To support the EdTA’s goals, objectives, and tactics by leading the development and execution of visual concepts and strategies that advance the Association and its related brands among members, key stakeholders, and the general public.  
Under the direction of the Director of Marketing and Communications the ideal candidate maintains a creative and strategic perspective. The candidate designs and produces high quality graphic design, art, and copy layouts for material to be presented visually for member information, education, and support; fundraising and sponsor support; and brand-building promotional and institutional collateral materials. The candidate advocates for the Association’s branding standards and guidelines and stays abreast of industry and design trends.

The candidate has proven effectiveness in interacting and collaborating with vendors, other departments, and co-workers, and is flexible and resourceful in managing workflow to ensure deadlines are met. The candidate is able to research and understand needs of projects in order to deliver visuals that enhance messaging and support goals. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

- Participates in and, in some cases, leads the development of printed brochures, program books, newsletters, advertisements, web and infographics, and annual report.
- Prioritizes, tracks, handles, and maintains records of the elements, costs, and time schedules of multiple projects. 
- Consults with supervisor to evaluate individual project needs. 
- Studies relevant resources including photographs and text to plan presentation of material, product, or service. 
- Determines size and arrangement of illustrative material and copy, selects style and size of type, and creates sample layouts for supervisor and internal clients.
- Obtains cost estimates from outside vendors such as photographers or illustrators, when necessary.
- Prepares cost estimate for project within quality specifications, financial constraints, and time schedule for project.
- Creates finished layout and presents final layout to supervisor or internal client for approval.  Prepares final layout for printer. Checks proofs. Reviews quality of final product before release to client.
- Maintains resource files including native files and images.

Required Skills and Competencies
Computer Skills 
To perform this job successfully, an individual must have: proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and similar design software applications; experience with website design and layout--HTML and CSS are a plus; proficient with MS Office Suite including: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Word Processing software.

Functional Skills (Required)
- Deadline driven with strong attention to detail.
- Creative with an eye for clean design; attention to color and typography.
- Experience in development of printed collateral and digital graphics
- Experience in pre-press, press checks, and in coordinating with outside vendors, including printing companies.
- Proofreading skills.

Functional Skills (Preferred)
- Experience filming, editing, and posting short-form video for web
- Photography skills
- Familiarity with theater and other performing arts
- Marketing experience
- Experience with a non-profit or membership-based organization

Competencies 
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
- Job Knowledge - Competent in required job skills and knowledge; exhibits ability to learn and apply new skills; keeps abreast of current developments; requires minimal supervision.  Demonstrates strong project management skills, including the ability to take initiative and multi-task.
- Use of Technology - Demonstrates required skills; adapts to new technologies; uses technology to increase productivity.
- Design - Generates creative solutions; translates concepts and information into images; uses feedback to modify designs; applies design principles; demonstrates attention to detail.
- Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions.
- Organizational Support - Supports organization's goals and values.
- Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; meets challenges with resourcefulness; generates suggestions for improving work; develops innovative approaches and ideas; presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention.
- Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; plans for additional resources; sets goals and objectives; organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; develops realistic action plans.

Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience 
Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university with concentration in Graphic Design and at least two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Candidates should send a resume and cover letter to HRManager@schooltheatre.org.

Reference “EdTA Graphic Designer #12017” in the subject line.

Applications received prior to 2/3/2017, 4pm, will be given priority. No calls, please.

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

Tour Coordinator/Stage Manager

Posted:
Jan 13, 2017
Position: Tour Coordinator/Stage Manager 

Date Range: Monday June 19th 2017- Sunday August 6th

Job Description

The Cincinnati Shakespeare Company is seeking a Tour Coordinator/Stage Manager for our summer 2017 touring productions of The Merry Wives of Windsor and Romeo and Juliet. The Tour Coordinator/SM will work closely with directors, production staff, creative staff, and guest artists to ensure that operations are executed at the highest possible standard.

This position is ideal for a college student or early career stage manager looking to further develop their skills in a variety of technical areas while working at a professional theatre company. Candidates must be able to work safely, independently, and efficiently. The ideal applicant will have a positive attitude, good creative problem solving skills, and be able to work in an active, fast-paced environment. Flexibility is also important; each production is different and the responsibilities of this position may change on a day-to-day basis. 

The Tour Coordinator/SM will work an average of (6) days per week, and the day-to-day schedule is highly variable based on rehearsal and performance schedules. Extended hours and modified work weeks may be necessary due to technical rehearsal schedules and specific production needs. The Tour Coordinator/SM is supervised by the Production Stage Manager.

Local housing is provided within driving distance with a private bedroom and shared living spaces. 

Required skills include:
- Academic or professional experience as a Stage Manager or Assistant Stage Manager
- Experience creating paperwork associated with the rehearsing and running of a show
 -Maturity and professionalism 
- Strong organizational, time management, and communication skills
- Reliable mode of personal transportation
- Ability to lift 30lbs 
- Responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to: 
- Attending production meetings
- Preproduction paperwork and preparations
- During the rehearsal process- setting up the rehearsal room, tracking props and costumes, being on book, taking line notes, and creating paperwork to assist with the production process 
- Sending out rehearsal reports and daily schedules
- Facilitating technical rehearsals
- Watching performances to ensure integrity is maintained (The Tour Coordinator/SM does not call performances)
- Maintaining a safe work environment
- Maintaining cleanliness and general upkeep of the rehearsal and green room spaces
- Other related duties as assigned by the Production Stage Manager and Production Manager

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and (3) paperwork samples to Production Stage Manager Carolyn Fast at carolyn.fast@cincyshakes.com with the subject line “Tour Coordinator Submission.” Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Taft Museum of Art

PR and Marketing Assistant (Part Time)

Posted:
Jan 13, 2017
Position: PR and Marketing Assistant, part time

POSITION OVERVIEW
The Taft Museum of Art is seeking a part-time PR and Marketing Assistant with excellent writing and organizational skills. This position will play a critical support role within the department. 

ROLES AND REPONSIBILITIES
- Updating Taft website and creating new pages using WordPress.
- Writing copy and designing email news in MailChimp.
- Data collection and visitor communication using ShowClix, the Taft’s online ticketing system.
- Drafting copy for collateral materials, including brochures, newsletters, and invitations.
- Implementing social media plan. 
- Updating calendar listings. 
- Logging and filing media archive files.
- Representing the Taft at community events. 
- Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

- A bachelor’s degree in public relations, journalism, marketing, communications or related field of study is required. 
- One to two years of experience is desirable. 
- Interest in social media marketing. 
- Solid computer skills are necessary, including proficiency in WordPress and MailChimp. Design experience is a plus. 

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 problem-solving and demonstrating good judgment. Ability to learn and implement new processes and technology. 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.

Employment Type: Part-Time/Nonexempt
Hours: 20 hours/week, competitive hourly rate. This may include occasional evening and weekend hours
Benefits: Free parking, Museum membership and other unique discounts.
To Apply: To apply, please email a resume, cover letter, and three writing samples toecaro@taftmuseum.org by Wednesday, January 18. No phone calls please. Applications without a cover letter will not be reviewed

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 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.

Cincinnati Museum Center

Chief Digital Officer

Posted:
Jan 13, 2017
Position: Chief Digital Officer (CDO)

Role
The CDO will oversee all technology activities for Cincinnati Museum Center, National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, Cincinnati Museums Foundation and all other subsidiaries under the Cincinnati Museum Center umbrella. This role will create the technology vision and will both advocate and collaborate with the Senior Leadership across the organization to lead the strategy development and implementation of the organization’s technology infrastructure and platforms. The position will be thoughtful and creative in imagining and implementing technology-based experiences that engage and immerse our visitors into a world of history, science and childhood education. Additionally, there’s a balance of creativity and vision with practical implementation in finding ways to increase the efficiency and utilization of the IT and business systems of the organization to increase data analytics and decision-making capabilities while being mindful of the overall financial and staffing impacts. 

This position is integral to the long-term vision and strategy of the organization. You will make a difference.

Primary Responsibilities

- Generate long-term strategic vision for technology planning, development, implementation, and use across the organization
- Work closely with Senior Leadership to develop and align technology needs and functionality with business-driven goals and visitor-driven experiences
- Provide expertise and leadership where needed relative to all digital experiences, including website, ecommerce, social media, digital collections, exhibits and theaters 
- Design, develop, and implement story and content driven digital experiences that - enhance the galleries and visitor experience
- Oversee, manage and improve business systems use and integration with a particular eye at removing data and analytics silos in order to allow more effective decision making and potential engagement and marketing with visitors
- Oversee, manage, and improve technology infrastructure at all facilities including Union Terminal, Geier Collections & Research, the Edge of Appalachia and the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
- Provide leadership with the design and construction teams on the implementation of the already designed technology infrastructure at Union Terminal including but not limited to PON, DAS, wifi network, upgraded security system, BAS, video wayfinding, video messaging, integrated AV and distance learning infrastructure
- Manage technology systems, realizing efficiencies, reducing support costs, and minimizing staff overhead to align with overall corporation, as it relates to operating, capital and cash flow
- Develop a top notch team that is forward thinking and responsive to end user (both internal and external) needs
- Leverage donor, Board, community and vendor relationships to minimize hard dollars for technology services and solutions, in collaboration with Senior Leadership

Selection Criteria

- Leadership in the field with demonstrated success at a senior level in developing and delivering innovative digital and technology strategies designed to engage audiences and support business operations.
- Experience in creative storytelling, exhibition work and interactive experiences.
- High level conceptual and analytical skills and the demonstrated ability to take a lateral approach to problem solving.
- Experience in overseeing and management of all digital experience, media and technology infrastructure in a comparable organization. 
- Demonstrated success in a senior leadership role with experience in developing and managing diverse teams and fostering individual performance.
- Significant experience in business planning processes and proven experience in developing and managing departmental planning, process, and budgets
- Communication skills with the proven ability to engage and collaborate with, and gain support from, internal and external stakeholders, funders and partners.
- Experience in developing and overseeing new digital programs and technology infrastructure as part of an expansion or the creation of a new building.

Other Responsibilities

- Self-motivated team player who will fit well into high-demand, fast-paced work environment 
- Demonstrated commitment to provide the best support possible for our IT Infrastructure
- Minimum of 40 hour work week; ability to provide reasonable 24/7 emergency response, maintenance and problem solving outside of standard operating hours

To apply to this position and see other openings, visit;http://www.cincymuseumgroup.org/

Cincinnati Museum Center

Manager of Video Capture and Production

Posted:
Jan 13, 2017
Position: Manager of Video Capture and Production 

The Manager of Video Capture and Production is primarily responsible for the facilitation of video capture, video editing, and overall video production for various events and projects for Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) and the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center (NURFC). The position supports marketing and public relations events of all types by capturing and streaming video content, converting and editing content for a variety of channels.  The position also supports other departments such as the Exhibits Department on as needed or as assigned basis.  As part of the duties of this position, the incumbent may need to support the Audio Visual team for various events. The position reports to the Director of Marketing.

Responsibilities
:
The statements below reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the major responsibilities of the identified position and are not to be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the job. An asterisk (*) indicates that this is an essential function of the job as outlined in the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Responsibilities
Primary responsibilities/summary
- Meeting with internal or external persons to plan and create timelines for video production projects. *
- Planning shoots with manager and other internal departments, setting up/tearing down video equipment used during shoots, shooting videos, editing, producing, and distributing videos for viewing.*
- Maintaining/cleaning of video capturing/editing equipment, computers and drives.*

Video- Planning, pre-production, video production, post-production-100%
- Project conceptualization: using creative input to conceptualize video productions and work with creative teams to develop video productions.*
- Pre-production planning for video projects: scripting, scheduling, location scouting.*
- Production managing: directing and working with on screen talent in conjunction with camera operation, audio capture, and other essential on-set functions.*
- Performing all aspects of video capture and streaming, including setup, lighting, editing, and conversion of video into a variety of formats.*
- Editing for broadcast: preparing, editing, and transcoding footage for marketing purposes intended for TV broadcast; complying with local TV stations' format specific request is essential.*
- Editing for social media: preparing, editing, and transcoding footage for marketing purposes intended for social media platforms; working with media team to meet deadlines.*
- Providing post-production services including integrating the video with voice, special effects tracks, and music.*
- Video archival: storing, organizing, and backing up various events, promotional videos, historic footage, lectures, etc., for CMC and NURFC. *
- Duplication and distribution: designing DVD menus, transcoding video projects for DVD or digital file upload, and duplication of small batches of DVDs for internal and external distribution.*
- Maintaining and managing all video equipment, including cameras, lighting equipment, and editing computers.*
- Managing production calendars and work schedule.*
- Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
- Minimum of Associates degree in electronic media, AV systems, computer technology, or a related field, or equivalent experience.
- 2 plus years of demonstrated experience in video capture and creation and production.
- Demonstrated proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite is strongly preferred.
- Demonstrated interview skills is strongly preferred.
-Demonstrated proficiency in motion graphics and animation is a plus.
 Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Outlook is required.
- Ability to work effectively without close supervision.
- An upbeat attitude and a collaborative personality are essential.
- Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and peers as well as external partners.
- The ability to integrate one’s own creativity with the creativity of others.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage multiple complex tasks interfacing with multiple personnel; a high degree of personal organization; ability to complete multiple projects punctually and under pressure.
- Ability to work a flexible schedule, including substantial availability during nights, weekends, and holidays.
- Valid driver’s license, acceptable driving record, proof of insurance and reliable transportation.

Additional Information:
Position is full-time averaging 40 hours per week working in both an office environment and on productions within the museum group locations and in the community. The following attributes are required: ability to sit throughout the course of a business day; ability to walk, crawl, and climb ladders; ability to lift up to 40 pounds; close and distance vision; use of hands and fingers. 

If you are interested in applying in this position, please our jobs page at http://www.cincymuseumgroup.org/. 

Music Resource Center - Cincinnati

Studio Director

Posted:
Jan 13, 2017
Position: Studio Director 

Position Overview
We are seeking a full-time Studio Director. 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. 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 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.
- 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, radio focused, outreach to schools, and other selected organizations.
- Supervises and facilitates a planned curriculum for MRC Interns.
- Trains MRC members and volunteers in the use of music production techniques and equipment.
- Works with Executive Director to plan grant and foundation requests that fund MRC programs.
- Provides supervision for program staff. 
- 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, or five years experience, 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. 
- 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.)
- 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 tojobs@mrccinci.org with Studio Director, 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 - Cincinnati

Community Care Coordinator

Posted:
Jan 13, 2017
Position: Community Care Coordinator 

We are immediately seeking a full-time Community Care 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 in Social required, LSW desired
- 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
- Supervising Member Coordinator and 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 tojobs@mrccinci.org with the job title, Community Care 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.

Music Resource Center - Cincinnati

Member Coordinator (Part Time)

Posted:
Jan 13, 2017
The Music Resource Center – Cincinnati is a non-profit organization that is a fun and exciting place for students in grades 7 – 12 to learn about music and recording after school. The mission of the MRC-Cinci is to educate and inspire young people and through music equip them with life skills for the future. We utilize music education and performance experiences, both of which create opportunities to teach important life skills, while simultaneously providing a safe alternative to the streets that any teen can afford.

We are immediately seeking a part-time Member Coordinator to monitor the in-house member services at MRC. The Member Coordinator tracks attendance, dues, and member demographic information in addition to daily studio scheduling. A qualified candidate is friendly, creative, organized, and able to multi-task.

Responsibilities:
- Greet and check in/out all members, volunteers and guests, answer phones
- Develop relationships and provide life mentoring with members
- Build relationships with member’s parents/guardians and mentors to promote MRC engagement 
- -Organize with partner organizations to facilitate meal and snack schedule; manage records and report data as necessary
- Manage studio attendance and schedule
- Maintain a safe, clean, comfortable and respectful environment in the studio
- Coordinate volunteer and lesson schedules
- Maintain accurate database records
- ,Work with Community Coordinator and other staff to execute retention efforts such as member mailings, and email campaigns
- Proactively addresses issues and provides positive leadership model for MRC team

Qualified candidates will possess:
- Great organizational skills
- Microsoft Office and Mac skills
- Experience working with youth/teens
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills
- Ability to work and plan programming with a small team of others
- Strong ability to multi-task and work in a busy environment

Hours: Monday – Thursday, 1:45 pm – 7:15 pm (summer 12:45 – 6:15)
Compensation: $8.50-$9.00/hour
If you are interested in applying for this position, please send an email tojobs@mrccinci.org with the job title, Member Coordinator, in the subject line. Please include a cover letter and your resume. You can also mail a cover letter and resume to: MRC-Cinci, 3032 Woodburn Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45206.
All candidates must be able to successfully pass a background check.
MRC – Cincinnati is an equal opportunity employer

Art Academy of Cincinnati

Director of Human Resources

Posted:
Jan 6, 2017

Position: Director of Human Resources 

The Director of Human Resources independently manages human resources programs, resources, and activities for the Art Academy of Cincinnati and is responsible for recommending, developing, implementing, administering, coordinating, and evaluating human resources policies, employment assignments, statutes, programs and procedures covering recruitment, compensation, employee relations, payroll, benefits, training and development, visa procurement, and employee services. 

The Director of Human Resources reports to the Vice President for Finance and Operations and will work closely with faculty, staff, and administrators. 

The Director of Human Resources position is a full time, exempt position. 

Direct responsibilities include
- Counsels department managers and supervisors on employment policies, procedures, and appropriate practices. Guides management in understanding and reviewing issues, analyzing options and impacts, and making decisions that impact staff positions at AAC.
- Advises AAC management regarding policies and issues relating to classifications, salaries, contracts, negotiations, policy proposals, diversity, grievances, employee development, performance management, recruiting, and HR systems.
- Leads all staff recruitments and hiring for all AAC positions, including senior management positions. Reviews resumes and applications and assists with interviewing applicants for a full range of staff positions. Evaluates departmental structures when positions are vacant, and works with managers to develop positions that best provide for changing departmental needs.
- Counsels employees concerning sensitive and difficult to resolve work-related problems.
- Advises all levels of managers, supervisors, and employees in developing job descriptions, resolving benefits issues, and providing guidance on compensation programs, personnel policies, and procedures.
- Provides support to departments in administering policies and programs in the areas of employment, wage and salary administration, training, and other areas of HR. 
- Serves as department benefits counselor. 
- Assists the Business Office with administration and management of payroll and time keeping.
- Manages and administers all leave, including medical, maternity/paternity, sabbatical, and personal.

Qualifications:
- Strong analytical skills to conduct analysis and develop recommendations, demonstrating organization and problem-solving skills.
- Thorough knowledge of campus policies and procedures.
- Thorough knowledge of human resources laws and regulations, concepts, policies and procedures, employment practices, salary administration, training and other areas of human resources.
- Experience using Paycom, Microsoft Office applications, and other related business software programs and systems.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills.
- Proven skill at employing political acumen and integrating information to determine appropriate courses of action and their implications.
- Excellent active listening and critical thinking skills.
- Demonstrated ability to handle very difficult or volatile situations/individuals effectively.

Education/Training
- Bachelor's degree human resources or related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
- Experience working in a similar role in the non-profit sector and in higher education, preferred.

The Art Academy of Cincinnati is an EEOC employer and offers a competitive compensation package. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume with salary requirements to jobs@artacademy.edu.

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Marketing Intern (Part Time)

Posted:
Jan 6, 2017
Position: Marketing Intern (Part Time) 

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: This internship will give broad exposure to all areas of a thriving, world-class arts institution with an annual budget of $50 million. This internship is unpaid and is flexible: 6-20 hours per week depending on a mutually agreeable schedule.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
- Assist with executing marketing plans across all product lines (CSO, Pops, May Festival, Lollipops, etc.)
- Assist with copywriting across all product lines
- Assist with documenting and analyzing patron research
- Assist with digital/social media/mobile initiatives
- Coordinate CSO presence at selected external and internal events; distribute brochures, answer questions, serve as a CSO/Pops ambassador
- Assist with developing, executing and measuring the effectiveness of patron appreciation and audience engagement initiatives
- Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements, Skills, Background
- Upper level (college junior of senior) and/or graduate student pursuing degrees in Marketing, Arts Management, Public Relations, Journalism, Music or Communications preferred. 
- Excellent project management, and verbal/written communication and computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite)
- Innate curiosity and willingness to learn
- Enjoys working collaboratively but also takes initiative to work independently
- Ability to professionally represent the CSO at concerts, and in the community
- Thrives in an extremely fast-paced environment and can process information on the fly
- Some knowledge of classical and/or choral music a plus
- Experience with research (surveymonkey.com, Google Analytics) and databases (Tessitura), and data analysis a big plus
- Must be able to support and implement the mission, vision, and values of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

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 “Marketing Intern” in the subject line.
No phone calls please.
No third party applications will be accepted.

The Fitton Center for the Arts

Group Voice Instructor

Posted:
Jan 4, 2017

 

Position: Group Voice Instructor

Position Summary: The Fitton Center Community Outreach Program is looking for an experienced Group Voice Instructor to teach weekly classes for students from the Boys & Girls Club of Hamilton. Lessons will occur at the Fitton Center on Wednesday evenings from 4:45 – 6:45pm. The program is set to begin on January 25, 2017 and will culminate in a performance at the Fitton Center in late-April.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience giving voice lessons, coaching voice, and/or conducting group vocal ensembles.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Dependability, promptness and regular attendance.
  • A positive attitude and the ability to work collaboratively with all types of people.

Education: Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree or experience equivalency with background in the arts and/or arts education.

Reports to:
Director of Community Outreach

Schedule:  2 hours per week for 13 weeks; Wednesday evenings 4:45 – 6:45pm 

Applications

Please send by mail or email:

  • A single page cover letter.
  • A resume

Scott Berry
Director of Community Outreach and Volunteer Engagement
scott@fittoncenter.org
Fitton Center for Creative Arts
101 S. Monument Avenue
Hamilton, OH 45011-2833 USA 

CLOSING DATE
Monday, January 9, 2017

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!

Memorial Hall

Manager of Longworth-Anderson Series and Friends of Memorial Hall

Posted:
Jan 3, 2017
Job Title: Manager of the Longworth-Anderson Series and Friends of Memorial Hall. This is a part-time position. 

Reports To: Dual reporting to Chairman and President of the Cincinnati Memorial Hall Society.

Organization Background

Cincinnati Memorial Hall Society (“CMHS”): Established in 2004, CMHS is a 501(c)3 Trustee-led organization dedicated to preserving the history and enhancing Memorial Hall as a place for culture, arts and community. 

CMHS led the revitalization of Memorial Hall in 2012-2014 resulting in the comprehensive renovation of Memorial Hall in 2015/16 undertaken by the Cincinnati Center City Development Corporation (“3CDC”), CMHS and Hamilton County. The much needed upgrades were designed to refurbish Memorial Hal, improve audience amenities and enhance production capabilities in its 550-seat Annie W. & Elizabeth M. Anderson Theater, while maintaining Memorial Hall’s historic and architectural integrity. The renovation has turned Memorial Hall into one of Cincinnati’s best venues.   

Memorial Hall’s day-to-day operations and programming are managed by 3CDC, while CMHS provides community input, coordinates the Friends of Memorial Hall support group and manages the Longworth-Anderson Series.

The Longworth-Anderson Series: Launching in February 2017, this multi-genre, contemporary music series features Grammy-winning performers and bands  across a spectrum of music including Americana, bluegrass, blues, country, folk, indie rock, jazz, pop and world music. Initially consisting of six concerts in 2017, the Series will increase to as many as ten concerts in 2018. Rosanne Cash, Pink Martini with lead singer China Forbes, Richard Thompson and Sarah Jarosz are booked for the Winter/Spring season with two more concerts to follow this Fall. 

The Series provides an entire evening of entertainment including pre and post-concert receptions. Honoring the Founders of the Longworth-Anderson Series and the Friends of Memorial Hall support groups, the receptions feature lite-bites, dessert, and beer and wine tastings from popular Cincinnati restaurants, craft beer brewers and wine distributors.

Duties and Principal Responsibilities

The Manager’s duties related to the Longworth-Anderson Series include:

- assisting the producer and CMHS Board in the selection of performers and bands; 
- securing concert sponsors and promotional partners; 
- securing food and beverage partners for the pre- and post-concert receptions; 
- undertaking marketing and public relations activities and community outreach related to the Series; 
- managing social media presence and activities for the Series;
- in association with 3CDC’s staff, managing operational aspects of the concerts and receptions; 
- assisting in the development and management of the “Founders of the Longworth-Anderson Series” support group;
- ensuring the success and financial sustainability of the Series; 
- performing other duties as assigned.

The Manager’s duties related to the Friends of Memorial Hall include
:

- managing membership development activities such as preparing the by-monthly Friends Newsletter;
- managing social media activities;
- developing and managing the membership roster;
- coordinating “Friends of Memorial Hall” meetings and receptions;
- performing other duties as assigned. 

Minimum Requirements 
Education 

- Bachelor’s Degree in Arts Administration, an Arts/Humanities Discipline or 
Business Administration. 

Experience 

- Three-to-five years’ leadership role with a not-for-profit arts organization, performing arts series or other related organization or business.

Specialized Skills/Attributes

- strong verbal, written and interpersonal communications skills;
- energetic and positive outlook;
- interest in the arts/contemporary music and good artistic sensibility;
- successful background in business development/sales;
- ability to develop and maintain productive relationships with various stakeholders; 
- experience with marketing and public relations strategies;
- experience with social media communications and activities;
- proven business acumen, including financial management and budgeting experience.

The above job description and responsibilities may be modified from time-to-time by the CMHS Board. Compensation for this position is determined by the CMHS Board. 

To Apply: Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to memorialhallsociety@gmail.com

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Graphic Designer

Posted:
Jan 3, 2017
Position: Graphic Designer

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

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

- Advance the CSO and Pops brands and help the organization achieve its objectives and vision by delivering on-time, on-budget, on-brand, high-quality graphic design for print and digital across all departments in the company, including marketing, fundraising and education/community engagement
- Ensure that communication is accurate, timely, on-brand, and meets a high professional standard of presentation
- Knowledge of pre-press to create solid, printable files
- Establish and maintain positive relationships with printers, photographers, illustrators and other vendors and competitively bid jobs while fully leveraging CSO non-profit status to negotiate the best possible pricing
- Manage graphic design workflow to ensure deadlines are met
- Be an advocate company-wide for the CSO’s branding standards and guidelines and ensure that the company is adhering to those standards
- Plan and manage printing expense budget; forecast and track expenses.  
- Embrace the “voice of the customer” through research learnings and direct interaction; Synthesize research and apply principles to graphic design work.
- Maintain industry-leading knowledge of graphic design and editing software; Stay abreast of industry and design trends
- Direct freelance graphic designers and consultants as necessary
- Represent the CSO at select events and concerts; Provide backup for front-of-house coverage
- Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements, Skills, Background:

- 2-3 years graphic design experience; experience in arts environment a plus
- Experienced in Adobe Creative Suite for Mac
- Experience in PC/Microsoft environment preferred 
- High degree of creativity and resourcefulness to juggle multiple projects in an extremely fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
- Experience managing budgets, including ability to use Excel
- Keen eye for design, as well as typographical/editing/proofing skills
- Organization, planning, extreme attention to detail
- Proven effectiveness in interacting and collaborating with other departments and co-workers
- Self-motivated/self-directed, as well as results-oriented
- Bachelor’s degree
- Interest in/knowledge of classical/orchestral music preferred

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

hr@cincinnatisymphony.org
Please put “Graphic Designer” in the subject line.

No third party applications will be accepted.

Visionaries + Voices

Studio Coordinator (part time)

Posted:
Dec 30, 2016
Position: Studio Coordinator (Part-time)

Description:
Visionaries + Voices is a non-profit organization that provides self-directed, professional studio space for artists with disabilities. The goal of the studio is to create art, build relationships, and develop professionally as an artist. The overall responsibility of the Studio Coordinator will be to support V+V artists in the studio, and promote the continued growth and development of the organization. This position will work closely with the Studio Director, Studio Coordinators, and V+V Artists. The Studio Coordinator will spend the majority of work time with V+V artists working on various projects and duties in the studio.

Responsibilities
:
• Promote a positive and inclusive studio environment
• Encourage V+V artists’ professional growth through workshops, artwork promotion, studio based projects, 
   activities, and artist meetings
• Assist artists daily with all physical, emotional, and artistic needs
• Attend and participate in weekly staff meetings
• Communicate daily studio-art-centered business with artists, staff, families, care providers, DDS team members, 
   and other collaborating agencies, and supporters as directed by the Studio Director
• Put into daily practice activities, methodologies, and goals for each artist as written in his/her individual plan
• Attend yearly V+V artists’ support plan meetings, and oversee the authoring of goals and methodologies when      
  directed by Studio Director
• Work collaboratively with staff and artists to prepare and run exhibitions and special events both in and out of the
   studio setting
• Keep current on required training and continuing education classes
• Track daily documentation and attendance to meet DDS requirements 
• Maintain and organize studio documents 
• Help train, support, and engage volunteers
• Represent V+V professionally in the studio and community settings 
• Organize, maintain, and document artwork electronically
• Maintain, clean, and organize studio and gallery space
• Transport artists to and from studio and community engagement opportunities
• Support artist activities in the community including but not limited to exhibitions, presentations, art fairs/festivals, 
   field trips, and openings
• Assist with other projects and duties as needed

Qualifications:
• High School Diploma; Bachelor’s preferred
• Ability to maintain a strong work ethic in a diverse, high-energy environment 
• Background in art strongly preferred
• Strong organizational, writing, and communication skills 
• Valid driver's license and driver's insurance
• Must pass FBI background check
• Experience with Mac OS X operating systems, and basic word processing software preferred

To Apply:
Please send resume and cover letter to: hr@visionariesandvoices.com

Visionaries + Voices

Studio Director (full time)

Posted:
Dec 30, 2016

 

Position: Studio Director (full time)

Basic Function: Under the supervision of the Visionaries + Voices Director of Operations, V+V Studio Directors manage operations at their respective V+V studio. These activities include managing department of disability services (DDS) caseloads for 60+ artists which consists of attending team meetings, and maintaining communication with V+V artists, their supporters and families. This position is also responsible for supervising a team of staff, managing billing for the studio he/she directs, ordering supplies, among other duties as dictated by the Director of Operations.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates programming in the studio he/she directs, including quality assurance and gathering input from the artists being supported.
  • Supervise V+V Studio Coordinators (hiring, training)
  • Responsible for adhering to DDS rules and regulations (staff/artist ratios)
  • Attends yearly V+V artists’ support plan meetings, and oversees the authoring of goals and methodologies.
  • Communicate with landlord
  • Creates and maintains a budget
  • Conducts daily studio-art-centered business, such as contacts with families, care providers, DDS team members, other collaborating agencies and parties, donors, and suppliers as dictated by the Director of Operations.
  • Create and maintain HR binders for Studio Coordinators and self
  • Orders and maintains an inventory of art, office, and other studio supplies
  • Transports artists and art as needed
  • Maintains attendance records for the studio he/she directs to provide billing information to the Accountant
  • Sub for studio staff when needed
  • Picks up supplies
  • Assists with marketing V+V exhibits and events as needed
  • Develop new employee training orientation

Qualifications:

• Bachelors degree required; a Bachelors degree in fine art, or other arts related degree preferred.

• 2 yrs. management experience preferred

• Strong leadership skills

• Strong organizational, writing, and communication skills

• Ability to maintain a strong work ethic in a diverse, high energy environment

• Valid driver's license

• Qualify for DDS Provider Training (for direct support of individuals with disabilities)

• Experience with Mac OS X operating systems, Adobe Creative Suite, and basic word processing software preferred.

• Experience working with individuals with disabilities, working in the non-profit sector, and/or the field of visual arts are preferred but not required

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to hr@visionariesandvoices.com

University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music

Registrar and Student Accounts Manager

Posted:
Dec 29, 2016

 

Position: Registrar and Student Accounts Manager

The College-Conservatory of Music is looking for a Registrar and Student Accounts Manager in the Preparatory Department. The position's primary responsibility is to coordinate and manage all aspects and details pertaining to registration, student accounts and enrollment management for all programs and students.

Primary duties consist of: Work directly with students and families to ensure smooth enrollment, registration and invoicing. Input program and course content into the data system and review and maintain its accuracy. Facilitate and maintain effective communications with students and families as well as faculty and staff regarding enrollment policies, schedules and procedures. Evaluate effectiveness of registration and enrollment systems and develop and recommended improved functionality. Work closely with faculty and staff to communicate accurate enrollment rosters for invoicing, attendance and payroll and function as the primary liaison between families/students and staff/faculty regarding all enrollment policies, processes, issues and concerns. Maintain student files in accordance with accrediting standards and applicable policies.

Other duties include:

  • Be primarily responsible for the management of student accounts including online, phone and in-person registration and in-office student files.
  • Work cooperatively and communicate effectively with students, faculty, staff and constituencies.
  • Enter, monitor and access course offerings in the enrollment management database and maintain online registration portal.
  • Monitor and evaluate progress of annual registration cycle.
  • Identify and use assessment tools to generate data to evaluate registration through regular qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis.
  • Interact directly with finance director to ensure smooth transferring of data and reports for billing, payroll and statistics.
  • Support, attend and participate in campus activities, meetings and programs, as well as serve on various committees, and participate in evening and weekend activities.
  • Supervise student workers when applicable.
  • Provides high degree of personalized attention and customer service to the 1,000+ families in CCM Preparatory and Community Engagement programs.
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need.

 

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree with one (1) year experience; -OR- Associate's degree with three (3) years experience; -OR- five (5) years experience. Must have related experience.

Preferred Qualifications

A Master’s degree. Minimum three years demonstrated professional experience, and knowledge of performing arts education programs. Seeking a detailed orientated individual with strong organizational, planning and time management skills with a demonstrated ability to build functional systems with multiple users.

Important Schedule Information

  • Work week will be Tuesday - Saturday
  • Saturday office management
  • Some flex hours due to special events and audition management

To apply online, please visit: jobs.uc.edu and search for the requisition number 15884.

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.

3CDC

Memorial Hall Tech

Posted:
Dec 16, 2016

Job Summary:

The Memorial Hall Tech will serve as an audiovisual and theatrical technician in Memorial Hall. Reporting to the Production Manager, with additional supervision by the Memorial Hall Manager, the Memorial Hall Tech will execute 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 positions hours will fluctuate based on the demand of the halls schedule. The Memorial Hall Tech will have the opportunity to augment his / her workload with additional paid calls at Washington Park and Fountain Square.

Tasks:

  • Serve as a technician for events at Memorial Hall.
  • Execute transitions between events.
  • Maintain theatrical equipment.

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 experience as a primary technician in an event venue.

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.

Physical and Mental Demands:

  • Calm in stressful production situations.
  • Able to meet strict timelines.
  • Flexible schedule, including mostly evenings and weekends.
  • 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

To Apply: Click here. Questions? Email afoster@3cdc.org. 

Taft Museum of Art

Assistant Preparator and Collections Technician

Posted:
Dec 16, 2016
Position: Assistant Preparator and Collections Technician

Description:
The Taft Museum of Art has an opening for a highly responsible and self-motivated person to help with exhibition installation, care of the collection, and maintenance of the permanent collection galleries, which are located in a National Historic Landmark building in downtown Cincinnati. Working in a collaborative and positive environment, the successful candidate will provide a high standard of care for the art objects in both temporary exhibitions and the widely respected permanent collection of old master and nineteenth-century art. This is a 30 hour-per-week position with benefits, reporting to the Exhibition Designer/Chief Preparator.

Responsibilities:
     Preparation and Installation of Artwork (40%) 
• Handles, transports, packs, unpacks, crates, mats, frames, and installs artworks
• Assists with incoming and outgoing loans
• Fabricates mounts, crates, exhibition furniture (plinths, risers, pedestals)
• Maintains carpentry shop and equipment 
• Assists with lighting of galleries
• Performs other duties as assigned
     Care of Collection (60%)
• Collects data from environmental recording devices
• Maintains conservation, preparation, and art storage spaces
• Takes inventory of lamps and other departmental supplies
• Supplies preventive care and cleaning for permanent collection galleries
• Removes dust from frames and carpets
• Assists with lighting of galleries
• Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
- B.A. or B.F.A. in studio art, museum studies, or a related field
- Microsoft Office literacy
- Valid driver’s license
- Basic carpentry skills
- Ability to lift objects weighing 30 pounds
- Ability to work on one’s feet throughout the day
- Sensitivity to and appreciation for art, and respect for historic structures
- High personal standards for excellence 
- Flexibility, desire to work effectively on a team, and a “can-do” attitude
- Previous museum experience desirable

Benefits and Hours:
- Health care plan, 401K plan with employer contribution, parking, and paid time off
- Mondays through Thursdays, with rare work on evenings and weekends

How to Apply

Send an email with “Assistant Preparator and Collections Technician” in the subject line to lambrosini@taftmuseum.org by January 21, 2017. Include a cover letter, resume, and salary expectations in one document. No calls please.  

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 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 complies with the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1976, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and other applicable employment laws. The TMA is an equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of an individual’s race, color, gender, religion, creed, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. This policy applies to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training, placement, compensation, promotion, discipline, and termination.
 

Cincinnati Opera

Opera Outbound and Community Relations Seasonal Associate

Posted:
Dec 16, 2016
Position: Opera Outbound and Community Relations Seasonal Associate

Cincinnati Opera seeks a Seasonal Associate for Opera Outbound and Community Relations. This temporary position will begin in January 2017 and continue through May 31, 2017.  

Primary responsibilities include assisting the Opera Outbound Manager and Community Relations Director in the planning and implementation of community programs including The Opera Express, a mobile performance venue; a contest for amateur singers called Opera Idol, a lecture series called Opera Raps, and a concert series at local houses of worship, called Opera Goes to Church and Opera Goes to Temple (OG2C/T). Tasks include but are not limited to:

- Participation in weekly meetings with Opera Outbound Manager and Community Relations Director
- Reaching out to schools for spring programming 
- Schedule management for spring touring program
- Assistance with marketing coordination for all programs
- Assistance developing scripts for public events
- Assistance with artist travel arrangements, lodging and transportation for Opera Raps and OG2C/T
- Collection and organization of resource materials including artist bios, partner ads, photos, and translations
- Communication with partner organizations for Opera Raps series
- Coordination and communication with Cincinnati Opera Guild community ambassadors
- Coordination of schedule for staffing of events 
- Ability to drive to and from meetings with key community leaders and organizations 
- Assisting with other tasks as needed

Working hours are Monday through Friday, 9 AM-5 PM, with additional hours on days of meetings, rehearsals or performances of community events, including evenings and weekends.  Candidates must have excellent writing skills, outstanding organization and communication skills, strong computer skills including use of Microsoft Office, a valid US Driver’s license and a passion for community education and engagement.  

Please email resume, cover letter and contact information for three references by December 19, 2016 to: hr@cincinnatiopera.org or mail to Attn: HR, 30 Garfield Pl, Suite 800, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Cincinnati Arts Association

House Manager

Posted:
Dec 16, 2016
Position: House Manager

The Cincinnati Arts Association seeks a House Manager to join our team at our Aronoff Center for the Arts location. The House Manager directs the Aronoff Center’s front-of-house operations and works to promote customer, volunteer, and staff satisfaction while maximizing event attendance.

Responsibilities:
The House Manager’s primary responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: scheduling, supervising, and evaluating house management and usher staffs; creating a culture of positive customer service in the Aronoff Center’s public staff; overseeing the resolution of customer issues; developing and implementing house policies; overseeing the ticket entry process; managing the audience arrival and departure experience including accessibility; overseeing the front-of-house facilities during events; supporting the design and fulfillment of electronic messaging programming; assisting in supporting the lobby concessions and merchandise for performances; assist in developing and executing audience surveys and data collection; overseeing front-of-house data reporting and analysis; managing the audience safety program; and assisting with the planning and management of special events when needed.

Qualifications:
The successful candidate will have five or more years of management responsibility within the performing arts, entertainment, hospitality, or other relevant field with significant customer service experience. Experience in a multi-venue facility and team leadership experience is preferred; volunteer management experience desired. The desired candidate will be a self-starter with the ability to exercise good judgment independently. The successful candidate will have excellent computer skills; exceptional written and verbal communication skills, including strong presentation skills; a high level of organization and attention to accuracy; ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment;  multi-task and meet time sensitive deadlines; schedule flexibility (work on nights and weekends will be required); and the required physical ability to move rapidly, hear, see, and speak; stand for long periods of time; and lift up to 40 lbs.

TO APPLY:
Interested candidates may complete an application at/or send resume by December 31, 2016 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

Baker Hunt Art & Cultural Center

Ceramic Studio Technician (Part Time)

Posted:
Dec 14, 2016
The Baker Hunt Art & Cultural Center Seeking Ceramic Studio Technician (Part Time)
Deadline to Apply: Position Open Until Filled

Position: Ceramic Studio Technician 
Location: The Baker Hunt Art & Cultural Center
620 Greenup Street, Covington, KY
Hours: Part time
Reports to: Art Education Director
Start date: Winter Session Starts January 9th 

Position Summary:
The Baker Hunt Art & Cultural Center of Covington, KY is seeking a talented and passionate Ceramic Studio Technician to join our 2016-2017 Faculty for the upcoming winter class session. Duties for this position include loading and firing kilns, making glazes, ordering and acquiring ceramic supplies, studio maintenance and pugging clay. The Ceramic Studio Technician will work directly with the Baker Hunt staff to implement effective practices in our ceramics classroom as well as communicate classroom expectations with instructors and students. The Ceramic Studio Technician will have open access to ceramic studio usage in Baker Hunt’s creative, dynamic environment.

Please send CV/ resume to Kelsey Nihiser, Art Education Director, at: kelsey@bakerhunt.com

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

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

Visit our website at www.bakerhunt.org    

Contemporary Arts Center

Visitor Experience Associate (Part Time)

Posted:
Dec 14, 2016
Position: Visitor Experience Associate (Part Time) 

Founded in 1939 as one of the first institutions in the United States dedicated to showing contemporary art, the Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) seeks applicants for the position of Visitor Experience Associate.

SCOPE OF POSITION

Working under the guidance of the Visitor Experience and CAC Store Managers, the Visitor Experience Associate provides assistance for all museum visitors and staff. The Visitor Experience Associate is responsible for welcoming all visitors, processing sales transactions, answering the telephones, and connecting inquiries with the appropriate staff member(s). The Visitor Experience Associate will be an individual who demonstrates an ability to work well with others, values teamwork, and represents the museum by offering exceptional service to all visitors and staff. This is a part time position.

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
VISITOR EXPERIENCE ASSOCIATE RESPONSIBILITIES
- Ensure that visitor’s needs are properly attended to and provide information for exhibitions, events, programs and memberships. Demonstrate exemplary ability to engage the public and handle customer service/ visitor challenges for positive outcomes. 
- Operate the cash drawer for the CAC Store and Admissions, including opening and closing the drawers, and processing cash, credit, and check transactions through the Point of Sale System (POS).
- Promptly answers incoming calls from the CAC general telephone line, appropriately directing calls to the correct people. 
- Attend CAC staff meetings and exhibition training as required, and stays up-to-date on current exhibits, tour information, general CAC information, and Visitor Experience staff functions. 
- Maintain a clean work space in the CAC Store and Admissions desk, including merchandise: polishes silver, washes glassware and cleans other store inventory as needed.
- Distribute as well as restock CAC print materials.
- Performs other duties as assigned. 
- Maintain a clean and professional appearance and is prepared to work where assigned. 
- Arrive at the designated work location promptly and in time to serve visitors and staff.

ALL OF THESE DUTIES ARE TO BE DONE WITH OVERALL CAC BUSINESS IN MIND. THE PERSON IN THIS POSITION WILL BE CONCIOUS OF OTHER CAC PROGRAMS, EXHIBITION NEEDS AND CAC POLICY AND PROCEDURES.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
- Experience in customer service.
- Exceptional people, communication, and sales skills, and an ability to multi-task and remain calm in a high-pace environment.
- Self-motivated, energetic, and proactive.
- Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, fax and copy machines, and printers. 
- Experience working with a POS system.

APPLICATION PROCESS:
Please send cover letter and resume by December 31, 2016 to:

Contemporary Arts Center
Lois & Richard Rosenthal Center for Contemporary Art
44 East 6th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Attn: Human Resources

Also, application materials can be emailed to hc@contemporaryartscenter.org. Please, no phone calls.  
The Contemporary Arts Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Cincinnati Opera

Summer 2017 Internships

Posted:
Dec 14, 2016
Internships for Summer 2017
Cincinnati Opera seeks individuals for the following administrative and production internships for our 2017 Summer Season. The administrative positions offer college students an opportunity to learn about operations of an arts non-profit while the production internships are intended for those planning to pursue a career in one of these areas.  

All candidates must have an excellent phone manner and strong computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook are required).  Interns are provided a stipend and are responsible for their own housing and transportation.  Some require a valid driver’s license. 

To Apply:
Visit www.cincinnatiopera.org

- You must submit resume and cover letter at the same time. Resume must include contact information for three references (letters not necessary), dates of availability, up to three (3) internships of interest, and contact information. 
- Cover letters missing any of the above information will not be considered.
- No resumes will be considered after the deadline. 
- Application status will be updated via email after the deadline with interviews conducted in February or March 2017. 
- Deadline for applications is Sunday, January 31, 2017 at 12:00 AM (EST). 

Available Internships in Administration:
- Administration
- Development 
- Finance
- Marketing
- Public Relations

Available Internships in Production:
- Artistic Department 
- Rehearsal Department
- Stage Management
- Hair & Make-up
- Scenic Artist
- Props
- Design
- Lighting
 

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Leadership Giving Manager

Posted:
Dec 14, 2016
Position: Leadership Giving 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 Individual Giving and Donor Services, the Leadership Giving Manager serves as a member of the Philanthropy team that executes strategies to generate important investments from leadership donors, defined in this role as $1,500 to $10,000 annual fund gifts, in support of the Cincinnati Symphony and Pops Orchestra’s (CSO) operations. The Manager supports and implements day-to-day administration of leadership donors; performs specialized functions independently and at a best-in-class level; synthesizes and communicates frontline insights and improvement opportunities; compiles, develops, and analyzes data and reports; and informs and refines systems and processes all with the goal of promoting a culture of philanthropy that celebrates the generosity of every donor who invests in the mission of the CSO. 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
- Assist the Director of Individual Giving and Donor Services with quarterly and annual fundraising plans, donor solicitations, cultivation and stewardship efforts for leadership gifts ($1,500 - $10,000), including the Board of Directors campaign
- Help establish/further develop a mid-level donors development program to ensure consistent and meaningful cultivation and supported through centrally-developed resources
- Identify new individual giving prospects in collaboration with the Vice President of Philanthropy, Director of Individual Giving, and Individual Giving Manager
- Ensure stewardship of a high-quality donor experience through correspondence, donor engagement, musician engagement, professional proposals, mailings and acknowledgements
- Implement fundraising strategies to meet budgeted income goals, as well as the appropriate moves management strategies to upgrade donors to higher giving levels
- Assist with letter production, mailing and volunteer management for the leadership gifts campaign
- Coordinate regular reporting from leadership giving levels of the Annual Fund to internal and external leadership
- With Director of Individual Giving and Director of Events, support various cultivation and recognition events and receptions
- Maintain a prospect pool of approximately 300 active constituents using moves management to cultivate, solicit and steward
- Track prospects and donors contacts in portfolio using organization tools and tracking methods
- Manage portion of individual donor budget, ensuring revenue targets are met or exceeded and expenses are kept within stated parameters
- Provide VIP ticketing assistance as needed

Job Requirements, Skills, Background: The ideal candidate must be extremely detailed-oriented, have excellent computer, strategies thinking, organizational and communication skills. They must possess the ability to work effectively under pressure and harmoniously with other staff, and observe the highest level of discretion and confidentiality when dealing with donors. This individual also must have outstanding capacities for personal presentation, self motivation, accuracy, follow-through, timeliness, consistency, and the ability to handle a multiple tasks under deadline pressure. The candidate must also posses the following:
- Undergraduate degree with two to five years of individual fundraising experience, preferably in the nonprofit arts sector
- Ability to work independently, set priorities, multi-task and use clear judgment while keeping Supervisor informed of activity progress and issues
- Must interact effectively with all levels of staff, volunteers, donors and patrons
- Experience with relational database such as Tessitura
- Comfortable analyzing statistical reports and manipulating data within a database to inform strategies and implement assignments
- Goal- and team-oriented, motivated and enthusiastic, curious and perceptive, entrepreneurial and adaptive, disciplined and responsible, tenacious and passionate
- Must be able to support and implement the mission, vision, and values of the CSO
- Willingness to work outside of traditional  business hours and to assume other responsibilities as assigned

Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:
hr@cincinnatisymphony.org 
Please put “Leadership Giving Manager” in the subject line