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

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Breakthrough Cincinnati

Executive Director

Posted:
Mar 22, 2017
Organization Name: Breakthrough Cincinnati
Position/Title: Executive Director
Status: Full-Time

Position Summary
BTC is currently seeking a highly motivated and dynamic individual to serve as Executive Director (ED). The ED will be responsible for 1) maintaining the quality of BTC’s summer programming at Cincinnati Country Day School (BTC – CCDS) and 2) overseeing the continuing expansion of BTC’s second program site at the University of Cincinnati (BTC – UC). During the summer of 2017, BTC will serve approximately 200 highly motivated middle school students. The ED will manage approximately 65 employees across BTC’s two program sites at CCDS and UC. During the academic year, the ED will manage two or more full-time employees and part-time staff members as needed.

The ED must possess strong skills in strategy development and operational management. Additionally, the ED must have the ability to attend to, and execute on, myriad details simultaneously. The ED’s primary responsibilities include 1) developing and maintaining current relationships with BTC’s community partners and donors, 2) cultivating new programmatic partnerships and collaborations, 3) establishing new sources of funding to sustain BTC’s rapid organizational expansion, and 4) ensuring that program operations continue successfully to support BTC students and Teaching Fellows in the service of the organization’s dual mission.  

Key Duties and Responsibilities
Development/Advancement (50%)
- Lead all development/advancement efforts to support annual operating budget of $600,000 or more 
- Write all grant applications for foundation funding
- Expand BTC’s individual donor base
- Conduct BTC’s Annual Fund campaign
- Identify and secure corporate sponsorships

Program Management (20%)
- Provide strategic organizational leadership and daily tactical management for the entire organization
- Manage summer staff (between May and August) composed of 65 individuals or more
- Manage at least two direct reports/full-time staff members year-round 
- Manage part-time staff members as needed year-round
- Implement responsible human resources management practices 
- Establish clear guidelines for hiring and dismissing year-round and summer staff
- Make human resources decisions that reflect the best interest(s) of BTC’s students and families

Staff, Board, and Community Relationship Management (20%)
- Embody and sustain BTC’s culture; ensuring that the voice of the students served are heard
- Ensure all organizational decisions and activities align with BTC’s mission
- Develop strong working relationships with members of BTC’s Board of Trustees
- Work with members of the Board to develop and implement strategic plan(s)
- Work with members of the Board to ensure the organization’s financial and programmatic sustainability
- Schedule and facilitate Board and Committee meetings
- Provide new hires with thorough onboarding processes
- Encourage and support the ongoing professional development of BTC staff
- Maintain and deepen relationships with BTC’s key programmatic stakeholders and financial investors
- Establish visible and active presence in the Cincinnati community

Program Administration (10%)
- Manage all details and logistics related to BTC’s finances
- Create, and secure Board’s approval of, a balanced organizational budget annually
- Provide Board with monthly budget reports that include year-to-date financial updates
- Increase awareness of BTC as an organizational “brand” 
- Collaborate with consultants to ensure that BTC’s website is up-to-date and user-friendly
- Work with staff to generate content for BTC’s social media outlets
- Take the lead on the creation and completion of BTC’s Annual Report
- Seek opportunities for media coverage of BTC’s work

Qualifications:
- Passionate commitment to BTC’s mission and dedicated to educational equity
- Successful track record leading in entrepreneurial environments and holding positions of increasing responsibility 
- Proven ability to inspire, motivate, develop, and retain high-performing team members
- Demonstrated fundraising and budget management experience supported by accompanying objective outcomes 
- Exceptional written and oral communication skills, which allow for the conceptualization and description of BTC’s funding needs to multiple and diverse audiences 
- Familiarity with current trends in educational and program evaluation methods; a willingness to gather and analyze data with the goal of continual improvement; attention to, and understanding of, data and outcomes as vital components of BTC’s fundraising success  
- Ability to work in highly flexible and fluid professional/work settings; ability to adjust quickly to shifting priorities, work on multiple projects simultaneously, and meet deadlines
- Ability to maintain professional demeanor and judgement in all situations 
- MA or equivalent work experience required

Application Instructions
To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to Amy Hanson at apply@breakthroughcincinnati.org by Friday, April 14. Include “Executive Director” in the subject line of your email. 

About Breakthrough Cincinnati
Breakthrough Cincinnati (BTC) is a four-year, tuition-free, out-of-school time (OST) academic program. BTC’s dual mission is to 1) provide rigorous, college-preparatory educational enrichment opportunities to highly motivated middle and high school students from underserved/underrepresented communities, and 2) inspire and train undergraduate college students to become the next generation of teachers and educational leaders. 

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

Artonomy Inc.

Art Sales Consultant

Posted:
Mar 22, 2017
Position: Art Sales Consultant

Artonomy Inc., a Cincinnati based art design and consultancy firm, is looking for a bright, energetic Art Sales Consultant to assist in designing, creating and selling artwork programs for the hospitality, healthcare, retail and corporate industries. This is a full time position.  

Our mission is to reinforce identity through art.

Responsibilities:
Big Ideas
We want someone who can create refined, artful spaces and recognize contemporary design trends that will stimulate and inspire. This would include sales presentations, art selection/sourcing and art placement.
Project Management
We need someone who can manage multiple jobs, budgets, people and clients.
New Business Development
We are looking for someone who is sales-oriented and can properly represent Artonomy to our clients and prospective clients. We need someone who is a problem solver and enjoys building client relationships.

Qualifications:
- Proficient in Graphic Art and Design software and tools including MS Word and Excel
- Must be a Big Idea person
- Prefer Art / Graphic Design / Sales or Marketing Degree
- Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills
- Must be able to move quickly between tasks
- A team player and results-oriented
- Use utmost respect and confidentiality at all times

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

ArtWorks

Communications Director

Posted:
Mar 22, 2017
Job Title: Communications Director 
Location: ArtWorks Administrative Office, 20 E. Central Pkwy, Cincinnati, OH 
Hours: Full time 
Rate of Pay: Salary commensurate with experience; Employee benefits health insurance, paid time off and savings plan
Reports to: CEO + Artistic Director
Start date: April 2017 

JOB DESCRIPTION
ArtWorks is seeking a Communications Director to lead the strategy and execution of innovative marketing communications programs that advance our mission to transform people and places through investments in creativity. This is an exciting opportunity to champion ArtWorks’ brand identity and tell our story to drive programming impact and fundraising results. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES


Leadership

- Serve as part of ArtWorks’ leadership team advising Board of Directors, Executive Leaders, fellow Directors and Staff
- Manage Communications Team including Communications Manager, Design Manager, Development Communications Coordinator (dotted line with Development Director) 
- Manage relationships with communications partners including agencies, contractors, designers, photographers, printers, video production, A/V, website firm, event venues, etc.
- Develop and manage the ArtWorks’ annual communications plan and budget (institutional and project lines)
- Oversee evaluation and reporting of communications program results (Google analytics, media monitoring, audience surveys)

Branding 
- Lead the evaluation and evolution of ArtWorks’ brand identity and positioning in support of the organization’s new strategic plan, working together with internal leadership, ArtWorks Trustees and external consulting partners
- Lead process to apply brand standards to all communication and experience touchpoints
- Elevate ArtWorks storytelling (platform, assets and capabilities) across staff, board, participants and partners 

Marketing Communications
- Evaluate ArtWorks’ digital platforms (website, email/CRM, crowdfunding) and enhance to deliver optimal user experience, efficiency and master data integration/integrity with Salesforce
- Develop and manage ArtWorks’ annual communications calendar and touchpoint cadence across key audiences
- Lead content strategy and manage implementation across ArtWorks’ website, email, e-newsletter channels and social media 
- Develop suite of institutional assets (presentations, collateral, videos, annual report, etc.) to support organizational objectives
- Develop and implement institutional and program/project-specific marketing and communication plans and campaigns in support of annual programming and fundraising priorities
- Lead ArtWorks earned media campaigns including proactive local PR efforts and coordinate with community partners (ArtsWave, Source and others) to leverage ArtWorks’ impact to help elevate Cincinnati’s national/international profile 
- Lead development and management of paid media partnerships and ad placements 

Community Relations
- Collaborate with Programming and Development to support successful community engagement strategies and partnerships
- Manage ArtWorks Speakers Bureau (proactive placements and process to facilitate community requests)
- Develop strategy and calendar to ensure ArtWorks representation and participation across key community events 

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications and characteristics
- Loves Cincinnati and is passionate about ArtWorks’ mission
- Experienced in brand strategy and activation
- Master storyteller – messaging strategy, writer, editor and communicator (written and verbal)
- Keen eye for quality design and creative direction 
- Adept at using data and metrics to inform strategy and drive results
- Highly collaborative and effective at leading the creative process 
- Committed to proactive, transparent internal and external communications
- Can balance big picture strategy and manage detailed execution with high degree of accountability and adherence to deadlines
- Agile leader with strong interpersonal and culture-building skills to help guide and influence organizational growth
- Ability to effectively represent the organization and coach others to advocate for our cause across internal/external audiences 
- Experienced in developing effective digital strategies - websites, social media campaigns, crowdfunding, eNewsletters (experience in WordPress, Salesforce and Constant Contact a plus)
- Understanding of local/regional/national media landscape and positive working relationships with key outlets
- Flexible, inquisitive, creative, entrepreneurial, optimistic, team-player
- Excellent organizational, problem-solving and decision-making skills
- Ability to work collaboratively with staff teams and volunteer committees
- Skilled in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), conversant in Photoshop and other key design programs
- Manage sensitive and confidential information with integrity
- Excellent personal and professional references
- Ability and willingness to attend evening/weekend ArtWorks and strategic community events as needed 

Credentials and Experience:
- Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, Journalism or other related degree 
- Minimum 5+ years of experience working as a marketing professional in an agency, nonprofit or corporate setting
- Nonprofit / arts marketing experience preferred but not required

About ArtWorks: Founded in 1996, ArtWorks transforms people and places through investments in creativity. Our vision is for creativity to be part of Cincinnati’s DNA, fueling and inspiring change. For good. To date, ArtWorks has employed, trained and developed more than 3,000 local youth (ages 14-21), 2,000 professional artists and 300 creative entrepreneurs. ArtWorks is grateful for ongoing support from ArtsWave, City of Cincinnati, The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr./U.S. Bank Foundation, Ohio Arts Council and the generosity of many individuals, foundations, corporations and community partners. www.ArtWorksCincinnati.org

To apply: Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter including salary requirements to Amy Scarpello at Amy@ArtWorksCincinnati.org by April 7, 2017. 

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

ArtWorks

Development Director

Posted:
Mar 22, 2017
Job Title: Development Director 
Location: ArtWorks Administrative Office, 20 E. Central Pkwy, Cincinnati, OH 
Hours: Full time 
Rate of Pay: Salary commensurate with experience; Employee benefits health insurance, paid time off and savings plan
Reports to: CEO + Artistic Director
Start date: April 2017 

JOB DESCRIPTION
ArtWorks is seeking a Development Director to lead the strategy and execution of effective fundraising programs that advance our mission to transform people and places through investments in creativity. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a collaborative and forward-thinking team of trustees and staff to build institutional strength and capacity through strategic philanthropy and innovative fundraising and earned revenue models generating $3MM+ annually.  

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES


Leadership
- Serve as part of ArtWorks’ leadership team advising and collaborating closely with Board of Directors, Board Development Committee, Executive Leaders, Directors, Staff and Volunteers
- Manage Development Team including Director of Individual Giving and Development & Communications Coordinator
- Manage partner relationships with contractors, event venues, Salesforce, etc. 
- Develop, oversee and manage implementation of development plan in accordance with highest ethical fundraising principles and integrity

Manage Development Budget
- Oversee creation and approval of an annual and three-year revenue and fundraising expense budget to support ArtWorks’ strategic priorities
- Monitor and evaluate all fundraising activities and prepare regular progress reports to ensure goals are being achieved; adjust strategy and plans as necessary
- Monitor trends in the community or sector and adapt fundraising strategies as necessary

Manage Development Program & Activities
- Design and implement annual and multi-year engagement strategies to maximize relationships with existing and new donors 
- Partner with trustees and staff to champion a donor-centered approach to identify, cultivate, solicit, secure and steward gifts
- Develop and manage annual calendar of fundraising campaigns, events and activities to ensure revenue targets are met including Annual Fund, Adopt an Apprentice, ArtWorks Breakfast, fall fundraiser, season sponsorships, major gifts, planned giving, Mural Tours, direct mail campaigns, crowdfunding, endowment and more
- Oversee the creation and management of annual $1MM+ foundation/grant strategy and schedule of applications and reports; cultivate relationships to increase local, regional and national foundation support
- Lead identification and cultivation of corporate partners and individual prospects with major gift capacity 
- Oversee the management of the donor database which respects the privacy and confidentiality of donor information
- Leverage Salesforce to improve prospecting, pipeline development, cultivation stage management and reporting; champion use of Salesforce as enterprise-wide platform for - Development, Talent, Programming and Volunteers
- Oversee processes to ensure timely and accurate donor gift acknowledgment and recognition benefits
- Oversee strategy to secure and recognize budget-relieving in-kind donations

Promote the Organization
- Foster an understanding and culture of philanthropy within the organization; coach trustees and staff on best practices
- Collaborate with communications and programming Team to promote the organization to donors and maximize public awareness and engagement in fundraising programs
- Collaborate with communications team to design and distribute materials in support of development efforts
- Create and deliver compelling presentations to help elevate awareness of ArtWorks among key audiences
- Build relationships with community leaders and key stakeholders to advance ArtWorks’ mission and fundraising goals

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications and characteristics
- Loves Cincinnati and is passionate about ArtWorks’ mission
- Demonstrated experience in fundraising / fiscal management, budget oversight and financial analysis
- Familiarity with the Cincinnati philanthropic community
- Adept at using data and metrics to inform strategy and drive results
- Can balance big picture strategy and manage detailed execution with high degree of accountability and adherence to deadlines
- Agile leader with strong interpersonal and culture-building skills to help guide and influence organizational growth
- Creativity/Innovation: Develops new ways to improve the finances of the organization
- Behaves Ethically: Understands ethical behavior and business practices and ensures personal and team behavior is consistent with these standards and aligns with the -values of the organization
- Builds Relationships: Establishes and maintains positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally to achieve ArtWorks goals
- Donor-Centric: Anticipates, understands, empathizes and responds to the needs of donors to meet or exceed their expectations 
- Fosters Teamwork: Works cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, solve problems and make decisions that improve organizational effectiveness and drive results
- Leadership: Positively influences others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the organization
- Make Decisions: Assesses situations to determine priority, urgency and risks and make clear recommendations and/or decisions that are timely and in the best interest of the organization
- Organized: Sets priorities, develops work plans and schedules, monitors and reports progress, documents details
- Flexible, inquisitive, creative, entrepreneurial, optimistic, team-player
- Skilled in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Salesforce or similar fundraising software
- Excellent personal and professional references
- Ability and willingness to attend evening/weekend ArtWorks and strategic community events as needed 

Credentials and Experience:
- Minimum Bachelor’s degree required
- Minimum 5-7+ years of professional fundraising experience
- Demonstrated senior level experience in small to mid-size organization, preferably nonprofit and/or arts related

About ArtWorks: Founded in 1996, ArtWorks transforms people and places through investments in creativity. Our vision is for creativity to be part of Cincinnati’s DNA, fueling and inspiring change. For good. To date, ArtWorks has employed, trained and developed more than 3,000 local youth (ages 14-21), 2,000 professional artists and 300 creative entrepreneurs. ArtWorks has an annual operating budget of $3 million. Today about 80% of the organization’s annual operating revenue is generated through its philanthropic efforts and 20% is from direct-funded projects. ArtWorks is grateful for ongoing support from ArtsWave, City of Cincinnati, The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr./U.S. Bank Foundation, Ohio Arts Council and the generosity of many individuals, foundations, corporations and community partners. www.ArtWorksCincinnati.org

To apply: Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter including salary requirements to Amy Scarpello at Amy@ArtWorksCincinnati.org by April 7, 2017. 

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

Middletown Arts Center

Submission Prospectus for Photography Exhibition

Posted:
Mar 15, 2017
Middletown Arts Center PHOTOGRAPHY Exhibition 2017
Submissions due: March 20
www.middletownartscenter.com/entries
 
The Middletown Arts Center’s Annual Photography Exhibition and Competition will be held April 21—May 25, 2017

ELIGIBILITY  
All Professional and Amateur Photographers 18 years or older are eligible to submit digital photographs, film photographs or other digital works of art. All works must be original and never exhibited previously in a juried exhibit at the Middletown Arts Center.

SUBMISSION
www.middletownartscenter.com/entries 
Must be received by 9 a.m. March 20, 2017.

CATEGORIES
COLOR 1 – Living Things
COLOR 2 – Still Life or Objects in Motion
COLOR 3 – Landscape, Floral or Architectural
BLACK & WHITE 1 – Living Things
BLACK & WHITE 2 – Still Life or Objects in Motion
BLACK & WHITE 3 – Landscape, Floral or Architectural
DIGITAL ARTISTRY –  Color or Black & White. Original, two-dimensional works utilizing computer technology to craft or manipulate visual images going above and beyond standard crops or color correction. 
No designated categories.

ENTRY FEE
There will be a $15 non-refundable fee per entry. There is no limit to the number of entries; however, a maximum of 3 pieces per category per artist will be displayed. Fee is payable via PayPal or credit card.
Submission process is complete upon receipt of entry fee and images.

AWARDS                                                          
Best of Show $250        
First Place (each category) $100          
Second Place (each category) $50          
Third Place (each category) $25        
Honorable Mention Ribbon

FORMAT GUIDELINES
JPEG format – minimum compression
No greater than 1600 pixels on the longest dimension
Maximum files size: 1MB
Submit actual image file, no links

FILE NAMING
Individual files should be titled with the Photographers first initial, followed by last name, number of category, a sequential image number, followed by title and sale price. Sale price will be used if your image is selected by the judges for exhibition.
Examples
jsmith_C3_01_title_$150.jpg (Color 3, 1st Entry)
jsmith_BW2_02_title_$150.jpg (B&W 2, 2nd Entry)jsmith_DA_01_title_$150.jpg (Digital Artistry, 1st Entry)

JUDGING 
A minimum of 8 images are needed for judging in each category, entries may be re-categorized as judges see fit. Email notification of acceptance will be sent by March 29.

RECEIVING AND CONDITIONS OF ENTRY
All works accepted must be presented ready to display, properly framed, wired and ready for hanging—no tape or saw tooth hangers permitted. All accepted entries must be delivered to the Middletown Arts Center, 130 N. Verity Pkwy, Middletown, OH during regular business hours. Unsuitable presentation or images differing significantly from those submitted will be grounds for non-acceptance.  Artists must complete an acceptance form upon delivery. This will serve as receipt of delivery and MUST be brought back to pick up work.  Artist must bring identification or give written permission for work to be picked up by another individual.

No pickup during opening reception. 

Accepted entries may not be removed from the exhibit prior to May 25, 2017.

SALES                                                           
The sale of art work to the public is encouraged. A commission of 30% will be retained for any work sold as a result of the show and work should be priced to include the commission. If the work is not for sale, please indicate by marking “NFS.”
LIABILITY                                                     
 All reasonable care will be taken in handling work submitted; however, neither the Middletown Arts Center, the judge, nor the committee will be held responsible for loss or damage to works of art. All works are entered at the artist’s risk, and the artist must provide his/her own insurance.

AGREEMENT                                                   
Submission of work to this exhibition shall be understood to indicate an agreement on the part of the artist with conditions set forth.  This includes the artist’s permission to have photographs of their work used for publicity and for promotion without compensation.

EXHIBITION AND RECEPTION                   
The Exhibition will run April 21—May 25. Only works selected by the judges will be exhibited.  The opening reception for the exhibition and awards presentation will be held Friday, April 21 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Exhibition Hall.  All participants are encouraged to attend.

MIDDLETOWN ARTS CENTER 
PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION 
CALENDAR

March 20 Digital submissions due
March 29 Juror notification emailed or phone message
April 8—12 Work delivered 
April 21 Opening reception 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Awards presented at 7:00 pm
May 25 Exhibition closes
May 27—June 1 Collect work exhibited during regular business hours

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Director of Individual Giving and Donor Services

Posted:
Mar 15, 2017
Position: Director of Individual Giving and Donor Services 

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

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

As one of the oldest symphony orchestras in the United States, the CSO has achieved international critical acclaim and an operating budget that consistently places it among America’s top 10 orchestras. The CSO serves as an ambassador for Greater Cincinnati to the world through national and international tours and an extensive Grammy-winning recording catalog, with over 10 million recordings sold worldwide. The success of the CSO is predicated by its values: it is an orchestra determined for greatness and committed to experimentation that serves as Cincinnati’s ambassador to the world and remains devoted to the Cincinnati community.   

Position Summary:
Reporting to the Vice President of Philanthropy, the Director of Individual Giving and Donor Services is responsible for development of a comprehensive donor-centric individual annual fundraising plan to meet budgeted CSO income goals, including strategies and case statement development. The successful candidate will serve as a front-line member of the Philanthropy Team, leading fundraising initiatives and collaborating with senior staff, key volunteers, and Board members to integrate emerging Orchestra priorities into all aspects of cultivating, soliciting and stewarding annual fund donors with the ultimate goal of maximizing financial support. He/She will supervise two manager-level fundraisers: the Individual Giving Manager (focused on gifts below $1,500) and the Leadership Giving Manager (focused on gifts between $1,500 and $10,000) as the Director is responsible for major gifts to the annual fund of $10,000 or more. The Director will also oversee the shared donor services functions for the department. 

Job Responsibilities:
- Provide leadership and vision in the development and implementation of a comprehensive strategic fundraising program for individuals
- Develop creative strategies for identifying and engaging diverse constituencies critical to the Orchestra
- Play an active role in the process of analyzing fundraising potential, setting objectives and achieving stated goals
- Support individual and leadership giving managers in setting strategies and leading the team in a goal-oriented environment
- Carry out supervisory responsibilities including interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems
- Successfully manage an assigned portfolio of 40-50 major gift prospects and donors in an effort to achieve and surpass the major gifts annual fund goal and to satisfy other prioritized needs from management in the form of special projects
- Provide tactical support to philanthropy assistants to ensure seamless and best-in-class donor services
- Serve as primary staff liaison for the Major Gifts Cabinet, a sub-committee of the Philanthropy Committee
- Support volunteer solicitors who work closely with the CSO in developing relationships with and securing gifts from major donors and prospects who have the potential to make major and transformational gifts
- Cultivate additional prospects and donors, growing relationships over time to strengthen their ties to the CSO into targeted divisions and campaigns
- Carefully steward current major donors assigned to portfolio and determine innovative and creative ways to recognize donors for their generosity
- Oversee key donor communications including monthly e-newsletter and annual report in collaboration with the communications department
- Perform other duties as assigned by the Vice President of Philanthropy or President, as needed, that are consistent with development goals
- Other duties as assigned 

The ideal candidate must be extremely detailed oriented, have excellent computer, strategic thinking, organizational and communication skills; and possess the ability to work effectively under pressure and harmoniously with other staff, and the ability to work independently. Success in the position requires excellence in the following areas:
- Planning/organization – the individual should prioritize and plan work activities, use time efficiently and develop realistic action plans;
- Communication – must display a high level of communication with peers, colleagues, volunteers, donors and prospects; 
- Judgment – the individual should display a willingness to make decisions, exhibit sound and accurate judgment and make timely decisions; 
- Interpersonal skills – the individual will work cooperatively with others within the philanthropy department and other departments across the Orchestra

Qualifications
- Bachelor’s degree required
- 5-7 years of direct fundraising, preferably with a performing arts organization
- Must have demonstrated ability to successfully build, retain and renew support
- Must be a collaborative team member with known leadership and management skills

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

Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:
hr@cincinnatisymphony.org 
Please put “Director of Individual Giving and Donor Services” in the subject line.
No third party applications will be accepted.

ArtsWave

Freelance Graphic Designer

Posted:
Mar 13, 2017

Position: Freelance graphic designer

Contracted position – Limited need basis.

ArtsWave, the region’s lead planner, promoter and fundraiser of 100+ arts organizations, is seeking a variety of freelance graphic design professionals to work on ad hoc projects with quick deadlines and turnaround. Scope of projects will vary. Designers will be asked to:

  • Create marketing pieces for print and online communications that reflect ArtsWave’s brand identity. These will be used for events, products and other initiatives
  • Recommend design solutions for projects discussed.
  • Select colors, images, text style, and layouts reflective of ArtsWave’s brand as outlined in ArtsWave’s brand specifications and past brand communications.
  • Review and edit designs for accuracy and feedback prior to publishing them

Skills and experience required:

  • Four or two-year degree in graphic design
  • Prior experience as a graphic designer – please provide portfolio or website of samples
  • In-depth knowledge of: Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, & PhotoShop. Candidate should also be proficient with Google Apps and Microsoft Office. 
  • Basic knowledge of HTML and CSS. Advanced HTML, CSS, and/or JavaScript knowledge a plus
  • Comfortable and competent in designing for email and for digital applications
This is a wonderful opportunity to earn some freelance income while helping an organization with a mission. Please feel free to forward this to designers you may know. Interested applicants should send their freelance hourly rate, portfolio, and resume to Kathy DeBrosse, Director of Marketing and Engagement: kathy.debrosse@theartswave.org.

Contemporary Arts Center

Custodian

Posted:
Mar 10, 2017
Founded in 1939 as one of the first institutions in the United Sates dedicated to showing contemporary art, the Contemporary Arts Center seeks applicants for the full time position of Custodian.

OVERVIEW OF POSITION:
Working under the guidance of the Facility Director, the CAC Custodian is responsible for maintaining the pristine appearance of the Rosenthal Center.   The Custodian will also assist the Facility Rentals Manager in the set-up of all in-house and rental events.   This position requires early morning, evening and weekend hours on occasion for CAC special events. 
 
SPECIFIC DUTIES:
- Clean all areas of the Rosenthal Center (i.e. offices, restrooms, Kaplan Hall, Performance Space, all non public areas, etc.)
- Work with the Facility and AV Technician with the set-up of all in-house and rental events
- Maintain inventory of all products needed to perform job duties (i.e. paper products, cleaning chemicals, safety equipment, etc.)
 -Maintain all cleaning equipment in working order, schedule preventive maintenance on all equipment
- Work with Facility Director to develop and implement maintenance schedule for repair/painting of walls in non-gallery areas.
- Assist Facility Rentals Manager in the set-up of all in-house and rental events
- Train contracted custodial staff as needed
- Attend bi-weekly staff meetings, weekly special events meetings and all exhibition related training
- Other duties as assigned.
 
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.
  
SKILLS REQUIRED:
- Must be detail-oriented, a proven problem solver and multi- tasker
- Must have outstanding interpersonal skills
- Must be highly motivated and able to work with little or no supervision
- Must be able to work flexible hours as needed

APPLICATION PROCESS:
Please send cover letter and resume by March 31, 2017 to:

Contemporary Arts Center
44 E 6th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Attn: Human Resources

Also, application materials can be emailed to hc@contemporaryartscenter.org.No phone calls will be accepted, or returned.

The Contemporary Arts Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Clifton Cultural Arts Center

Artist Submission for 2017-18 Exhibition Season

Posted:
Mar 10, 2017
Submission Guidelines for 2017-18 Exhibition Season

Clifton Cultural Arts Center (CCAC) seeks work from emerging and established artists in a variety of media for its upcoming 2017-18 Exhibition Season. CCAC’s mission is to strengthen the critical link between participation in the cultural arts and successful, healthy children, adults and communities. CCAC has several different spaces artists may utilize for installations and exhibitions. We are primarily seeking proposals for the Grand Lobby, our Herrick Gallery, and the Lower Lobby.

CCAC is looking for exhibit proposals that will bring compelling work for installations of one to two months. CCAC also has a commitment to community-based art involving collaborations between artists and the Uptown neighborhoods of Cincinnati in which the Center is located. Submissions are open to artists in all geographic locations. Proposals may be submitted for solo, group or curated exhibitions.

To be considered for an exhibit, please submit a proposal (including suggested title and description), and up to 10 images of your work in jpeg format, minimum 300 dpi.

Provide a separate sheet listing the images, medium, dimensions, title, date and suggested sale price. Also provide a short artist’s bio with your work.

Please submit by April 1, 2017 for consideration of your work for the upcoming season, beginning August 18. Our Exhibitions Advisory Committee will review all submissions at that time and notify you within one month.

Please send proposals and materials to:
exhibits@cliftonculturalarts.org
or mail to
Clifton Cultural Arts Center
PO Box 20041
Cincinnati, OH 45220

StreetSpark

Summer Mural Artists

Posted:
Mar 10, 2017
HIRING ARTISTS THIS SUMMER FOR STREETSPARK MURALS IN HAMILTON!

Painters may apply to create murals at www.fittoncenter.org/streetspark by March 31, 2017.

Eligibility/Info:
⦁ Artists must have painting experience (preferably with murals, but not required)
⦁ Artists may have flexible summer work availability.
⦁ Artists must be 18 years of age or older.
⦁ All artists who will paint murals must agree to a background check.
⦁ Artists will need to submit their resume, artwork examples and two professional references.
⦁ Each artist will receive payment (amounts are determined based on the size/scope of the mural and will be agreed upon with the StreetSpark Program Manager).
⦁ Artist interviews will be held in April 2017.

Contact streetsparkart@gmail.com with questions.

Cincinnati Art Museum

Intern in Department of Prints (paid)

Posted:
Mar 10, 2017
Position: Intern in Department of Prints (paid) 

The Cincinnati Art Museum has an opening for a part-time, temporary summer intern to work in the Prints department. 

POSITION SUMMARY
This internship will assist the Curator of Prints to research and catalogue the Joel and Bernice Weisman Collection of 800 Japanese prints into the permanent collection. This will be a hands - on experience with Japanese prints dating from the 1760s through the twentieth century. A reading knowledge of Japanese and a general background in Japanese print history, history and literature is desirable.  

Schedule: 12 weeks, 6/1/2017 - 8/31/2017, 35 hours per week, paid position. 

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS
Undergraduate degree, more preferred. Language-Japanese desirable.  

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.
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.

ArtWorks

Development & Communications Coordinator

Posted:
Mar 10, 2017
Job Title: Development & Communications Coordinator 
Location: ArtWorks Administrative Office, 20 E. Central Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45202 
Hours: 9am - 5pm and some evenings / weekends as needed 
Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience. Employee benefits package includes health insurance, paid time off and savings plan 
Reports to: Development Director
Start date: March 2017

JOB DESCRIPTION
ArtWorks is seeking a Development & Communications Coordinator to support fundraising and marketing/communications programs that advance our mission to transform people and places through investments in creativity. This is a growth opportunity to join the dynamic team responsible for building awareness of the ArtWorks brand and expanding our portfolio of donors and volunteers needed to drive programming impact. Core responsibilities include database management, donor gift processing and acknowledgment, website, newsletter and social media content, and coordination of the popular ArtWorks Mural Tour Program.    

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications and characteristics
⦁ Loves Cincinnati!
⦁ Excellent organizational, problem-solving and decision-making skills
⦁ Strong written and verbal communications skills
⦁ Detail oriented with ability to work on projects simultaneously, balance priorities and meet deadlines 
⦁ Skilled in Microsoft Office software and Salesforce (Salesforce experience preferred but not required)
⦁ Able to work effectively with and in support of staff, volunteers, donors and trustees 
⦁ Adhere to the highest ethical standards and manage confidential information with integrity
⦁ Inquisitive, curious, passionate, entrepreneurial, optimistic and collaborative 
⦁ A team-player, hard-working and an independent achiever with a “can do” attitude
⦁ Must be flexible, adaptable and comfortable in a fast-paced environment

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Development
⦁ Serve as primary lead for Salesforce donor database system
⦁ Update and maintain accurate data on all donors; maintain accurate hard copy and digital files
⦁ Ensure all gifts are recorded and acknowledged in a timely manner
⦁ Create donor acknowledgement letter templates and coordinate appropriate customization / signatures 
⦁ Maintain and manage contact lists for all donor and stakeholder communications, including direct mail campaigns, events and newsletters
⦁ Support execution and fulfillment of sponsorship agreements and individual donor recognition fulfillment 
⦁ Assist with donor proposals and presentations
⦁ Support grant research, writing and reporting 
⦁ Support planning, execution and volunteer engagement for fundraising events

Communications
⦁ Maintain database of media contacts and coverage
⦁ Maintain ArtWorks communications calendar, including speaking engagements
⦁ Support creation of website, newsletter and social media content 
⦁ Support creation and production of presentations, print collateral and other materials 
⦁ Support event communications, including processing ticket sales and sponsor / volunteer recognition 

Mural Tour Program
Manage the ArtWorks Mural Tour Program logistics, budget and marketing including:
⦁ Manage public and private tour schedule, including processing ticket sales
⦁ Manage tour guide schedule and staffing for volunteers and paid Youth Apprentice guides
⦁ Support Communications Director in marketing and promotion campaigns, sponsor recognition and community partnerships

TO APPLY: Please submit cover letter, resume, references and salary requirements by March 24 to amy@artworkscincinnati.org.

For more information about ArtWorks, visit www.artworkscincinnati.org.

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati

Ticketing Specialist

Posted:
Mar 10, 2017
Position: Ticketing Specialist

TCT’s mission is to educate, entertain and engage audiences of all ages through professional theatrical productions and arts education programming. We fulfill our mission through three primary programs: 
- MainStage at the Taft Theatre – We welcome 97,000 children, teachers, and family members from across the Tri-State, to one of our four family-friendly and professional musical theater productions at the historic Taft. 
- TCT On Tour – We see over 60,000 children and their families at one of our touring performances or during an arts-integration workshop or residency. 
- TCT Academy – Over 300 children will be provided fine arts instruction, including the group that participates in the four-week intensive summer NKU STAR Intensive where we offer professional musical theatre training to some of the region’s most talented youth. 

Vision: To awaken a lifelong love of theater in children and the young at heart.

Core Beliefs:
- We believe in the power of theater to enrich lives and create deeper understandings of people, cultures, and perspectives.
- We believe that our audiences deserve high quality experiences that are rich with wonder, honesty, compassion, joy, and wisdom.
- We believe that the arts and education are not mutually exclusive.
- We believe that the art we create must respect the diversity of our community.
- We believe in the power of integrated arts education to enrich our lives and our communities.

Position Overview:
The Ticketing Specialist will assist the organization in fulfilling its mission of educating, entertaining and engaging our young audiences through professional theatrical productions and arts education programming.  

The Ticketing Specialist of The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati (TCT) reports directly to the Box Office Manager and the Sales Director.  

Responsibilities:
The Ticket Office Specialist shall be responsible for:
- Processing Season Ticket Orders.
- Selling Single Ticket Orders.
- Answering phone/email.
- Assisting customers at the Ticket Office in our Red Bank Road location and the Box Office window at the Taft Theatre during performance dates.

The Ticketing Specialist’s duties include assisting in all aspects of the ticket office, including but not limited to:
- Audit 
- Daily balancing of season and single ticket sales.
- Accounts Payable and Receivable
- Process payments for season and single ticket accounts.
- Other
- All other duties and responsibilities related to the function of the ticket office as assigned.

In fulfilling his/her duties, the Ticketing Specialist will:
- Work closely with the Box Office Manager and Sales Director to fulfill the mission of TCT.
- Be an advocate for TCTC in the community.
- Consistently and accurately articulate the philosophy and policies of TCT to the staff, patrons, and general public.
- Ideal and Minimum Qualifications:
- High School Diploma or GED, college education preferred.
- Problem solving skills. 
- Demonstrated ability to be a team player.
- Excellent communication and customer service skills.
- Experience with Microsoft Office.
- Able to work irregular hours and weekends in addition to regular business hours.
- Prefer Ticketmaster selling experience.

Compensation & Benefits:
- Full-time, hourly position.
- Health, vision and dental benefits available, partially subsidized by employer contributions, after a waiting period.
- 403(b) retirement plan participation available, after a waiting period, with eligibility for an employer match after one year of credited service.
- Generous PTO accrual based on years of service.
- Generous paid holiday schedule.

Please email resume by Friday, March 24, 2017 to: tickets@tctcincinnati.com.

Miami University, College of Creative Arts

Instructor/Visiting Assistant Professor

Posted:
Mar 10, 2017
Position: Instructor/Visiting Assistant Professor

Miami University, College of Creative Arts seeks a dynamic and passionate faculty member to join our growing Arts Management & Entrepreneurship program at the rank of Instructor or Visiting Assistant Professor starting fall 2017. The program consists of a co-major and minor in Arts Management and a minor in Arts Entrepreneurship, in partnership with the Farmer School of Business. The successful candidate will value a collaborative environment, entrepreneurial thinking, interdisciplinary approaches, and dedication to providing quality undergraduate instruction. Miami University will not sponsor for H1B work authorization for the 2017-18 year.

The Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor will teach a combination of arts management & entrepreneurship courses; collaborate with the program director on new initiatives; coordinate and mentor students on professional internship as needed; serve as mentor to students in the program; engage in service to the department, division, university and/or communities at large.  

Required: For appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor MFA, MBA or PHD (by date of appointment) in an Arts discipline, Art Management, Entrepreneurship or Business with applied experience in entrepreneurship, arts management, business management, non-profit, or creative enterprise, for appointment as Instructor MA (by date of appointment) in an Arts discipline, Art Management, Entrepreneurship or Business with at least five years of applied experience in entrepreneurship, arts management, business management, non-profit, or creative enterprise; undergraduate-level teaching experience; dedication to providing quality undergraduate instruction; strong interpersonal and collaborative skills; ability to collaborate across disciplines. (Rank dependent upon earned degree.)  

Desire: Interest or experience in Design Thinking methodology; Music Business or Music Entrepreneurship experience; Visual Arts Business; Developing Arts Ventures; demonstrated experience as an exceptional teacher at the undergraduate level; five years of experience in the professional field of expertise.

This is a nine-month, non-tenure-eligible appointment with benefits. The appointment may be recommended for additional one-year terms up to 5 years.  

Apply
Submit cover letter, a letter of teaching interest for 4 courses from the CCA curriculum (available at http://miamioh.edu/cca/academics/interdisciplinary-programs/arts-management/, that you are qualified to teach) and curriculum vitae tohttps://miamioh.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=3908.
Letters of reference may be requested from references listed in application.
Inquiries may be directed to Todd Stuart at stuartt@miamioh.edu.
Screening of applications will begin March 20, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.  

Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, is firmly committed to multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University does not permit and takes action to prevent harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of  sex (including sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual misconduct, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking), race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, military status, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. Miami University immediately investigates and takes disciplinary and/or remedial action when appropriate. Requests for all reasonable accommodations for disabilities should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@miamioh.edu or by phone at (513) 529-3560.  

Miami University’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report with information on campus crime, fires, and safety may be found at: http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html. Hard copy available upon request. A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Communications Multimedia Intern

Posted:
Mar 10, 2017
Position: Communications Multimedia Intern

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 part-time Communications Multimedia Intern effectively assists the Communications Department with graphic design work, coordinating video and photo shoots, gathering and distributing press materials, sending concert and event information for calendar listings, managing bulletin boards, and assisting with social media management. This position reports to the Director of Communications, and also works with the Digital Communications Manager and the Vice President of Communications. The CSO Communications Department works closely with staff across all the organization’s departments to ensure best-in-class communications throughout.

Job Responsibilities
⦁ Prepare & create graphics for several platforms (email newsletters, website) 
⦁ Digital file management, organization, and documentation
⦁ Assist in proofing and updating the website
⦁ Coordinate video and photo shoots (logistics, scheduling)
⦁ Fulfill photo requests
⦁ Archive digital files including photos, articles and videos
⦁ Assist with social media content updating, scheduling and creation
⦁ Assist with content creation(graphics, video) for the transition back to Music Hall
⦁ General clerical support for the Communications Department
⦁ Attending department meetings and reporting on current projects
⦁ Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications
⦁ Ability to work a regular schedule consisting of up to 10 hours per week
⦁ Excellent communication and organization skills
⦁ Must have experience with Photoshop. HTML & Illustrator a bonus. 
⦁ Experience shooting or editing video/photos preferred
⦁ Experience with a CMS (WordPress, Drupal) or updating a blog a plus
⦁ Knowledge of social media platforms or experience updating a Facebook Page
⦁ Microsoft Office experience

Please send cover letter, resume, and link to portfolio or blog via email to:
hr@cincinnatisymphony.org
Please put “Communications Multimedia Intern” in the subject line.
No third party applications will be accepted.

The Baker Hunt Art & Cultural Center

Executive Director

Posted:
Mar 10, 2017
Position: Executive Director
Organization: The Baker Hunt Art & Cultural Center, non-profit
Web Site: www.bakerhunt.org 
Mission: To provide professional instruction in a compelling learning environment for the enrichment of studies in the arts and humanities.

Position Description: Full Time. Reporting to the Board of Trustees, the Executive Director will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for The Baker Hunt Art & Cultural Center’s staff, programs, expansion, and execution of its mission. S/he will initially develop deep knowledge of field, core programs, operations, and business plans.

Experience: 5 years progressive, non-profit management/administration, or equivalent.

Duties:
1. Planning and operation of annual budget.
2. Spearhead program development.
3. Increase student enrollment.
4. Enhance Baker Hunt’s image by being active and visible in the community and by working closely with other professional, civic and private organizations
5. Operate and conduct oneself in an ethical manner.
6. Exhibit transparent and high integrity leadership.
7. Responsible hiring and retention of competent, qualified staff.
8. Serve as Baker Hunt’s primary spokesperson to the organization’s teachers, students, the media and the general public.
9. Establish and maintain relationships with various organizations throughout the region and utilize those relationships to strategically enhance Baker Hunt’s Mission.
10. Report to and work closely with the Board of Directors to seek their involvement in decisions, fundraising and to increase the overall visibility of the organization.
11. Supervise/collaborate with organization’s staff.
12. Demonstrate strategic facility and program planning/ implementation to successfully fulfill the organization’s mission.
13. Staff organizational Board meetings.
14. Oversee marketing and other communications efforts.
15. Review and approve contracts for services.
16. Exhibit strong written and oral communication skills.
17. Create and maintain an atmosphere where people want to come to work!!

Send resume and salary requirements torkingsbury@bakerhunt.com.

Cincinnati Art Museum

Conservation Department Summer Internship

Posted:
Mar 3, 2017
Position: CONSERVATION DEPARTMENT SUMMER INTERNSHIP

The Cincinnati Art Museum Conservation Department is accepting applications for a volunteer intern to assist with construction of storage mounts and containers for art objects. The intern will work with fashion arts and textiles, Asian art, portrait miniatures, and works on paper and will make containers and mounts to provide support and protection of the objects while they are in storage. The intern will be contributing to the Museum’s goal of preserving its collections for future generations.

Applicants must have good hand skills, experience working with small hand tools and the ability to make precise measurements and cuts. Other useful skills are the ability to use a sewing machine and/or printmaking experience. The intern must be able to lift up to 30 pounds, stand, sit, and climb ladders. Applicants should be currently enrolled in or recent graduates of a Bachelor’s degree program majoring in art history, studio art or a related field. Depending on the intern’s interests and experience, additional duties such as examining objects and writing reports and entering data in the Museum’s collections database may be assigned.

The internship will be two days per week for 8-10 weeks, Monday-Friday between June 1 and August 31. Start and end dates are flexible.

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 college-level course work. 

Educational credit may be available for internships, check with school(s) for requirements.

Cincinnati Museum Center

Learning Specialist (PT)

Posted:
Mar 3, 2017
Position: Learning Specialist (PT)

Responsibilities:
- Work as part of the Program Development and Delivery Team to ensure that Cincinnati Museum Center programs fulfill their brand promise for being insightful, inspiring, and fun experiences.
- This position reports directly to the Managers of Program Development and Delivery concerning weekly schedules, payroll, and training, but will work with other program managers depending on weekly assignments.
- Be responsible for delivering program experiences at Cincinnati Museum Center as well as at off-site locations such as community events, schools, and a variety of other educational outreach opportunities. 
- Participate in Learning Labs, Programs on Wheels, Museum Camps, Scout Programs, Overnights, Birthday Parties, various community and large events, as well as staffing the museum floor.
- Attend all required staff meetings and training sessions.
- Periodically assist in research and the development of new programming.
- Operate a time keeping system as it relates to recording clock-ins, clock-outs, time off requests, and other related activities.
- Take initiative to recognize opportunities for improvement in processes or procedures and work with management to make necessary changes.
- Respond in a timely fashion to communications from peers and supervisors.
- Must be reliable and able to report to shifts on time.
- Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
- High school graduate or equivalent is required, but an undergraduate degree in History, Science, Art, Early Childhood Development, or other related field is preferred.
- Experience with the maker movement—whether as an artist, engineer, tinkerer, or similar hobbyist—is a plus.
- 2 years customer service preferred.
- Experience with museum, non-profits, hospitality industry or large venue attractions is a plus.
- Excellent guest service skills including conflict-resolution and interfacing with diverse internal and external audiences, as well as an outgoing and friendly personality.
- Ability to follow direction, remain flexible, maintain composure and communicate effectively and professionally in fast paced situations or during periods of change.
- Need to have a working knowledge in the use of Word, Excel, and electronic communications.
- Professional demeanor with a degree of integrity, confidentiality, ethics, and dedication to the mission of the Cincinnati Museum Center.
- Strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills, with attention to detail.
- Strongly self-motivated and able to take initiative in the absence of immediate direction. 
- Able to work independently and also as the member of a team.
- Strong ability to complete multiple tasks in an energetic environment and work well under pressure with periodic heavy workloads, constant demands, frequent interruptions, and fluctuating schedules.
- Be available to work between 10 to 25 hours per week.
- Must be able to lift 35 pounds.
- Must have reliable transportation to and from work, an acceptable driving record and valid driver’s license.
- Must be willing to work evenings, weekends, holidays, and overnight events.

To read more about this position and to apply, please visit our jobs page at http://www.cincymuseumgroup.org/.

United Way of Greater Cincinnati

Storyteller & Communications Lead

Posted:
Mar 1, 2017
Position: STORYTELLER & COMMUNICATIONS LEAD 

United Way of Greater Cincinnati, recognized as one of the strongest United Ways in the country, has an immediate opening for a creative, dynamic, energetic, self-starter to join the Marketing Team. 

The successful candidate will play a key role in developing and reinforcing a consistent voice and tone for United Way, as well as coordinate with other internal and external teams to ensure our message is consistent across all channels. 
The Storyteller and Communications Lead will develop message training materials, tutorials, and assessments; provides leadership to signature organizational events including developing event concepts and ideas, develop event plans and execute events; and support internal communications.   

A minimum of three years’ solid experience in a marketing environment and a Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing or a related field preferred.
Excellent communication skills- verbal, written and strength in presenting to multiple audiences. Experience in facilitation of training and development of training materials; 
capable of developing presentations and effective online tutorials and assessments. Project planning skills and ability to set and sort priorities. Strategic thinking and ability to apply marketing/ communications tactics to broad organizational strategies.
Strong creative, copywriting, editing, and relationship management skills. Proven track record of effectively leveraging communications to drive revenue and influence consumer behavior. Proficient in MS products (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word) and in utilizing and leveraging the internet; Adobe experience preferred.  

If you are right for our mission-driven team, submit your resume and creative/writing samples by Monday, March 6, 2017 to:

Human Resources Department
United Way of Greater Cincinnati
2400 Reading Road
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202-1478
Human.resources@uwgc.org or FAX 513-762-7146


UWGC is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Diversity
and Inclusion

United Way of Greater Cincinnati

Design Manager

Posted:
Mar 1, 2017
Position: DESIGN MANAGER 

United Way of Greater Cincinnati, recognized as one of the strongest United Ways in the country, has an immediate opening for a creative, dynamic, energetic, self-starter to join the Marketing Team. 

The successful candidate will lead the artistic and creative direction for United Way and will guide the department in developing the design aesthetic for the organization.  They will lead the effort to ensure consistency across all visual elements of the brand and across all print, digital and experiential mediums.  

The Design Manager will build a consistent brand experience across multiple marketing touch-points and audiences; establish a process for creative development that starts with strategic requirements, leverages customer insights and timely reviews from stakeholders, and effective collaboration across the entire design organization. Concept, design and produce design solutions for all products, events and donor engagements; direct photography and video creation to align with creative direction. Use own original and creative thinking to develop concepts and finished design solutions from rough ideas, and present creative concepts to internal clients. Lead in the creative direction and development of all design elements for team members and stakeholders. Budget management, metrics and ROI for projects. 

A minimum of five years’ of art/creative, direction, design or multimedia experience and a Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing or a related field preferred.  Experience building a brand in multiple markets. Creative portfolio of results oriented work that shows a diversity of experience across both online and offline media including video development. Strong business acumen, with a solid understanding of how to achieve business objectives while meeting an expected brand standard and high bar for aesthetic quality. Advanced computer skills, including Microsoft office products (specifically Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required. Competency in Adobe Creative Suite and other design platforms for print and digital, web development, HTML and CSS experience required. Excellent written and verbal communication skills required, including public speaking and presentation skills.  Ability to work under deadlines and manage multiple projects.   

If you are right for our mission-driven team, submit your resume and creative/writing samples by Monday, March 6, 2017 to:

Human Resources Department
United Way of Greater Cincinnati
2400 Reading Road
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202-1478
Human.resources@uwgc.org or FAX 513-762-7146


UWGC is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Diversity
and Inclusion

United Way of Greater Cincinnati

Communications Manager

Posted:
Mar 1, 2017
Position: COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER 

United Way of Greater Cincinnati, recognized as one of the strongest United Ways in the country, has an immediate opening for a creative, dynamic, energetic, self-starter to join the Marketing Team. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for setting the organizational tone and voice overseeing all copy, writing, editing and production of a variety of communication tools for multiple audiences. This individual will develop and pitch compelling stories of organizational impact to media and lead media relations strategy for the organization. The Communications Manager will develop trusting relationships with reporters/journalists and sector influencers and oversee the media relations strategy in order to advance United Way’s story of community leadership and impact.  
A minimum of five years’ experience in a similar editorial, content marketing, content strategy or content curation role and a Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing or a related field preferred. Agency or publishing experience preferred with a journalism, PR/communication and/or professional writing/storytelling background. Experience producing a variety of content deliverables, including blog posts, articles, white papers, podcasts, videos, webinars, infographics, social media chatter and media relations materials. Superior writing and editing skills; knowledge of AP style; ability to write in a variety of styles/voices. Proven experience driving revenue through marketing strategy. Must be a master user of MS PowerPoint and capable of developing impactful presentations. Advanced computer skills, including mastery of all major Microsoft office products (specifically Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required. Excellent interpersonal communications skills with an acute attention to detail; strong experience in project, time and budget management skills and previous experience managing other employees. Demonstrated ability to apply marketing/ communications tactics to broad organizational strategies. Experienced at engaging and inspiring audiences, along with excellent presentation skills. Exceptional leadership; proven ability to plan/prioritize, develop and deliver content across multi-channels. Proven ability to build and execute strategies effectively and efficiently. 

If you are right for our mission-driven team, submit your resume and creative/writing samples by Monday, March 6, 2017 to:

Human Resources Department
United Way of Greater Cincinnati
2400 Reading Road
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202-1478
Human.resources@uwgc.org or FAX 513-762-7146

UWGC is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Diversity
and Inclusion

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Director of Information Technology

Posted:
Mar 1, 2017
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park is an equal opportunity employer and encourages inquiries about this position from a broad spectrum of candidates reflecting the diversity of the community we serve.

Job Title: Director of Information Technology
 
Position Overview:
The Information Technology Director is responsible for the overall planning, organizing, and execution of all IT functions. This includes directing all IT operations to meet internal and external customer requirements as well as the support and maintenance of existing applications and development of new technical solutions.  Provide system-level support of multi-user operating systems, hardware and software tools, including installation, configuration, maintenance, and support of these systems. Identify alternatives for optimizing computer systems resources.

Reports to: Managing Director (primary) and Artistic Director (secondary)

Direct Reports: Network Administrator
 
Position Responsibilities:
- Oversee and manage all aspects of the IT department including helpdesk, network, telecommunications, infrastructure, application development, and CRM/ticketing application.
- Develop and establish IT Standards, procedures, and policies, including Service Level Agreements.
- Research, plan, install, configure, troubleshoot, maintain and upgrade operating systems.
- Research, plan, install, configure, troubleshoot, maintain and upgrade hardware and software interfaces with the operating system. Analyse and evaluate present or proposed business procedures or problems to define data processing needs. 
- Research and recommend hardware and software development, purchase, and use. 
- Troubleshoot and resolve hardware, software, and connectivity problems, including user access and component configuration. 
- Install, configure, and upgrade server system hardware and peripherals to include: network cards, printers, modems, mice and add-in boards. 
- Write and maintain system documentation. 
- Conduct technical research on system upgrades to determine feasibility, cost, time required, and compatibility with current system. 
- Maintain confidentiality with regard to the information being processed, stored or accessed by the network. 
- Manage staff and business relationships with third party IT contractors.
- Act as a member of senior staff to aid in strategic planning for the betterment of the Playhouse. 
- Develop and maintain the IT budget, including assessing, recommending, and - implementing IT purchases. 
- Evaluate new technologies that will benefit/streamline workflow of other departments and save on budget expenses. 
- Maintain disaster recovery plan. 
- Leverage technology in a fiscally responsible manner.

Technical Competencies:
- VMWare environment and VMWare View/UEM required.
- Cisco Networking required.
- Office 365 and Sharepoint Online required.
 -Windows Server/Desktop required.
- Dynamics GP; Microsoft SQL; Cisco Unified Communications including CCX; and - Microsoft Windows certificates are highly desirable.

Education and Experience:
- Proven experience as an IT Director or similar role – minimum 6 years.
- Experience in analysis, implementation and evaluation of IT systems and their specifications.
- Sound understanding of computer systems (hardware/software), networks etc.
- Good troubleshooting skills.
- Ability to work within tight time constraints while under pressure.
 -Experience in controlling an information technology budget.
- Excellent organizational, project management and leadership skills.
- - Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
BSc/BA in computer science, engineering or relevant field or equivalent experience; - MSc/MA will be a plus.
- Demonstrated interest in the Theatre/Arts a plus.

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.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.
- The employee frequently is required to sit, stand, and walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
- The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

To Apply:
Please send your cover letter, resume, and references to ITRecruiter@cincyplay.com by March 17, 2017. No phone calls please.

Contemporary Arts Center

Graphic Designer

Posted:
Mar 1, 2017
Position: Graphic Designer

The Contemporary Arts Center is seeking a creative talent to fill our Graphic Designer position.

Founded in 1939 as one of the first institutions in the United Sates dedicated to showing contemporary art, the Contemporary Arts Center seeks applicants for the full time position of Graphic Designer.

The Graphic Designer is an essential supporting role which requires the ability to work both in a team and on one’s own initiative – under the guidance of the Communications Director. You will bring with you excellent written and verbal communication skills, print and digital design expertise, as well as confidence in using a range of communications tools including all major social media platforms. You will be self-motivated, organized, adept at managing a multitude of projects at once and have an interest in the arts. This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to further develop a career at the intersection of design and art.

SCOPE OF POSITION:
Supports the Communications Director and the entire CAC staff to deliver CAC’s visual communication strategies and ensure high quality, regular and effective external communication about the CAC across all platforms - including CAC website, wayfinding, signage, collateral, advertising and social media. This position is primarily responsible for creation of all CAC print and digital communication, wayfinding and exhibition-supporting graphics. Photography and photo processing experience a plus. Past experience working with artists, galleries or museums is preferred.

SPECIFIC DUTIES:
- Produce print and online communication materials, including but not limited to advertisements, invitations, signage, videos, CAC Store products, brochures, e-newsletters and various other promotional/collateral materials
- Maintain the brand and voice of the institution across wayfinding, institutional collateral, print and digital communications
- Assist Communications Director with organization, design, production and administrative editorial duties with quarterly Epicenter Magazine
- Coordinate with Digital Engagement Manager to manage project timelines, production schedules and manage logistics within the Communications department
- Work with Digital Engagement Manager to produce original content for CAC’s various e-communications, including monthly CAC digest
- Prepare final layouts for printing and oversee production management with outside vendors
- Coordinate the gathering of information and components for design projects from all internal departments and external partners
- Manage design interns and freelance contractors
- Create design templates for various print and digital collateral
- Create and update digital content for Metrobot digital signage
- Assist in maintaining and updating CAC’s website
- - Research and implement best practices of the arts industry
Have strong critical and creative thinking skills
- Have strong decision making and time management skills, and ability to overcome unforeseen obstacles
- Be curious and knowledgeable about innovation in technology, web and digital platforms as it relates to communications and marketing the arts
- Represent CAC at opening events

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

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
:
Two years of professional design experience. A degree in Design is highly preferred; but not mandatory with equivalent professional design experience. High proficiency in Adobe CC design applications. Ability to manage multiple priorities, work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines. Adept at creative problem solving and adapting style to meet the project. Excellent organizational and administrative skills, the ability to prioritize workload and keen attention to detail. Ability to work well on own initiative and within a team. Strong communication skills (written, verbal). Familiarity with current social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, YouTube and Vimeo. Confident in the use of digital technology and website administration, and quick to adapt to emerging technology.

APPLICATION PROCESS:
Please send cover letter and resume by March 16, 2017 to:

Contemporary Arts Center
44 E 6th Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Attn: Human Resources

Also, application materials can be emailed to hc@contemporaryartscenter.org.  No phone calls will be accepted, or returned.

The Contemporary Arts Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Summer Camp Counselor

Posted:
Mar 1, 2017
Position: SUMMER CAMP COUNSELOR
 
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park is an equal opportunity employer and encourages inquiries about this position from a broad spectrum of candidates reflecting the diversity of the community we serve.

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park seeks camp counselors for our Summer Theatre Day Camp. Counselors help facilitate all aspects of camp, including serving as role models who assist and motivate campers. Throughout the day counselors facilitate their group's activities including check-in and check-out, proctor student breaks, and support Teaching Artists as teaching assistants during classes. Ideal candidates have completed or are working towards a college degree, have experience working with children and are enthusiastic about teaching theatre to youth. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

- Group Leader for one group each week 
- Lead morning warm-up and afternoon group activities
- Escort students to each class & assist Teaching Artists during classes
- Proctor all student breaks and lunch
- Provide assistance with room and administrative prep
- Coach students one-on-one
 
Orientation/Prep Week: May 30 – June 2, 1:00pm-5:00pm 
Camp dates: June 12 - July 28 (off the week of July3-7)
Hours:
8:30am-5:00pm, Monday-Thursday
8:30am-5:30pm, Friday
Pay Rate: $10/hour

COMPETENCIES
- Experience working with children, working in a large group setting preferred
- Experience with administrative processes preferred
- Currently attending college, graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree, or commensurate experience. 
 -Good email communication skills
- Experience with customer service
- Organized and able to solve problems quickly and positively

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
- The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
- The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift up to 25 pounds
- This position is partially sedentary and the employee is required to regularly talk and hear.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.
 For more information, go to cincyplay.com and click on the Employment tab.

To apply: Please send a resume and three references to Lauren Carr, Education Associate at Lauren.Carr@CincyPlay.com . No calls please.
No calls please. Application Deadline: March 19, 2017

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

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park seeks camp counselors for our Summer Theatre Day Camp. Counselors help facilitate all aspects of camp, including serving as role models who assist and motivate campers. Throughout the day counselors facilitate their group's activities including check-in and check-out, proctor student breaks, and support Teaching Artists as teaching assistants during classes. Ideal candidates have completed or are working towards a college degree, have experience working with children and are enthusiastic about teaching theatre to youth. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

- Group Leader for one group each week 
- Lead morning warm-up and afternoon group activities
- Escort students to each class & assist Teaching Artists during classes
- Proctor all student breaks and lunch
- Provide assistance with room and administrative prep
- Coach students one-on-one
 
Orientation/Prep Week: May 30 – June 2, 1:00pm-5:00pm 
Camp dates: June 12 - July 28 (off the week of July3-7)
Hours:
8:30am-5:00pm, Monday-Thursday
8:30am-5:30pm, Friday
Pay Rate: $10/hour

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
CAMPER SUPERVISION
- Check campers in and out every day
- Lead morning warm-up with assigned group
- Facilitate afternoon assembly each afternoon
- Provide supervision during snack, breaks and lunch
- Coach students one-on-one or in small groups as needed
- Demonstrate for students and support them during classes
- Maintain a positive and team-focused atmosphere

CAMP SUPPORT
- Set up lunch area each day and tear down
- Provide breaks for other counselors as assigned
- Clean up rooms at end of each day
- Demo Day presentation support
- Prep supplies as needed

SAFETY
- Write up injury reports for students
- Manage basic injury and ailment needs
- Report all injuries and issues to the Camp Coordinator

GENERAL TASKS
- Other tasks as assigned

COMPETENCIES
- Experience working with children, working in a large group setting preferred
- Experience with administrative processes preferred
- Currently attending college, graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree, or commensurate experience. 
- Good email communication skills
- Experience with customer service
- Organized and able to solve problems quickly and positively

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
- The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
- The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift up to 25 pounds
 -This position is partially sedentary and the employee is required to regularly talk and hear.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

 For more information, go to cincyplay.com and click on the Employment tab.

To apply: Please send a resume and three references to Lauren Carr, Education Associate at Lauren.Carr@cincyplay.com. No calls please.

Application Deadline: March 19, 2017

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Summer Assistant Camp Coordinator

Posted:
Mar 1, 2017
Position: SUMMER Assistant Camp Coordinator
 
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park is an equal opportunity employer and encourages inquiries about this position from a broad spectrum of candidates reflecting the diversity of the community we serve.

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park seeks an Assistant Camp Coordinator for our 2017 Summer Theatre Day Camp. 

The Assistant Camp Coordinator assists in facilitation of all aspects of the day to day of camp including; check-in and check-out, parent communication, materials and room prep, implementing the staff break plan, and class rotations. She/he is instrumental in creating and maintaining a positive and exciting camp environment. Ideal candidates have completed or are working towards a college degree, have experience working with children and are enthusiastic about summer camps. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
 
- Maintain all paperwork including check-in/out sheets, name tags and group rosters for each week
 -Direct parent communication during camp
- Assist daily check-in/out process
- Process and turn in all injury reports
- Prep classrooms each week
- Implement break and class rotation schedule
-Trouble shoot challenges as they come up

Training/Prep Time: May 29-June 9, 9:00am-1:00pm
Camp dates: June 12-July 1 and July 10-28
Mid camp prep week: July 7, 9:00am-5:00pm (Off July 3-6)
Camp Hours:
9:00a-6:00p, Monday-Friday
Pay Rate: $10/hour

COMPETENCIES

- Experience working with children
- Experience with administrative processes preferred
- Currently attending college, graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree, or commensurate experience. 
- Good email communication skills
- Experience with customer service
- Organized and able to solve problems quickly and positively

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
- The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
- The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift up to 25 pounds
- This position is partially sedentary and the employee is required to regularly talk and hear.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

 For more information, go to cincyplay.com and click on the Employment tab.

To apply: Please send a resume and three references to Daunielle Rasmussen, Director of Education and Community Engagement at Daunielle.rasmussen@cincyplay.com. No calls please.

Application Deadline: March 19, 2017

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

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park seeks an Assistant Camp Coordinator for our 2017 Summer Theatre Day Camp. 
The Assistant Camp Coordinator assists in facilitation of all aspects of the day to day of camp including; check-in and check-out, parent communication, materials and room prep, implementing the staff break plan, and class rotations. She/he is instrumental in creating and maintaining a positive and exciting camp environment. Ideal candidates have completed or are working towards a college degree, have experience working with children and are enthusiastic about summer camps. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
 
- Maintain all paperwork including check-in/out sheets, name tags and group rosters for each week
- Direct parent communication during camp
- Assist daily check-in/out process
- Process and turn in all injury reports
- Prep classrooms each week
- Implement break and class rotation schedule
- Trouble shoot challenges as they come up

Training/Prep Time: May 29-June 9, 9:00am-1:00pm
Camp dates: June 12-July 1 and July 10-28
Mid camp prep week: July 7, 9:00am-5:00pm (Off July 3-6)
Camp Hours:
9:00a-6:00p, Monday-Friday
Pay Rate: $10/hour

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
CAMPER SUPERVISION
- Supervise students in the after-care program
- Oversee camper check-out every day
- Lead afternoon assembly with counselors
- Provide supervision during snack, breaks and lunch
- Assess behavioral issues and alert the appropriate staff member to get involved 
- Cover in classes as needed
- Maintain a positive and team-focused atmosphere

CAMP COORDINATION
- Close the building and rooms each evening
- Assist with lunch area set up each day and tear down
- Assist with staff and class rotation schedule
- Maintain parent communication throughout each week
- Clean up rooms at end of each day
- Organize the front of house logistics for showcase performances
- Create name tags, group rosters, group signs, etc. for each week
- Ensure check-in is ready for the next day’s camp
- Prep supplies for classes each week
- Oversee room turn over for each week
- Maintain daily schedule and camp staff board updates
- Other tasks as assigned

SAFETY
- Write up injury reports for students and turn in to the Education Coordinator
- Manage basic injury and ailment needs
- Clean up spills and mitigate any safety concerns as they arise
- Report potential issues to the Summer Camp Program Manager

COMPETENCIES
- Experience working with children
- Experience with administrative processes preferred
- Currently attending college, graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree, or commensurate experience. 
- Good email communication skills
- Experience with customer service
- Organized and able to solve problems quickly and positively

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
- The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
 -The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift up to 25 pounds
- This position is partially sedentary and the employee is required to regularly talk and hear.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

 For more information, go to cincyplay.com and click on the Employment tab.

To apply: Please send a resume and three references to Daunielle Rasmussen, Director of Education and Community Engagement atDaunielle.rasmussen@cincyplay.com. No calls please.

Application Deadline: March 19, 2017

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestra Concert Orchestra Conductor

Posted:
Mar 1, 2017
Position: Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestra, Concert Orchestra Conductor (Part-Time)

Position Profile:
The Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestra (CSYO) Concert Orchestra Conductor serves as a member of the CSYO conducting staff. The Conductor is responsible for leading weekly and occasional additional rehearsals, performances, developing curriculum, musical program planning, and ensuring maximum artistic quality and development for the Concert Orchestra. 

The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to create a student experience that is of the highest quality, be engaging, challenging, educational, and inspiring for the young musicians of the CSYO Concert Orchestra. 

Reports to:
CSO Director of Education and Community Engagement (works collaboratively with CSO staff and conductors)

Key Competencies:
The successful candidate must possess the following qualities:
- Exceptional conducting and rehearsal technique
- Strong knowledge of youth orchestra repertoire including unabridged original orchestral works suitable for developing musicians
- Instrumental pedagogy skills necessary to instruct students across all instrument families in achieving individual and ensemble style, tone, dynamics, pitch, balance and other musical qualities associated with performing in a full orchestra.
- Programming savvy that will challenge students technically and artistically, provide equal performing opportunities for all instruments, and engage concert audiences
- Ability to evaluate and adapt to varying student musical abilities and potential across all instrument families
- Ability to actively serve as a CSYO ambassador to school band and orchestra directors throughout the region, building bridges to school music programs, and increasing student interest in CSYO.
- Ability to communicate promptly and effectively with staff (also parents as needed)
- Strong public speaking skills and ability to connect with concert audiences verbally and through creative concert production elements.

Key Duties:
- Develop and execute annual performance goals for the Concert Orchestra
- Develop cohesive concert programs for each CSYO season
- Lead all rehearsals and concerts (rehearsals are weekly with occasional exceptions)
- Assist with planning for and participate in the annual audition process
- Develop sectional rehearsal plans to share with CSO musician coaches
- Actively advocate for and support the CSYO Concert Orchestra within the school music community and assist in executing yearly student recruitment plans, including guest conducting at schools across the region, upon invitation.
- Oversee the fair and transparent application of Concert Orchestra policies including attendance, seating, part assignments, etc.
- Advise and assist staff in marking and preparing parts for the CSYO librarian. 
- Maintain a positive and professional relationship with all CSYO Concert Orchestra students and parents, CSO musicians, CSO staff and CSO board members.
- Other duties as assigned

Compensation: Minimum starting at $5,500 per year and commensurate with experience

Schedule: The CSYO Concert Orchestra currently rehearses weekly during the school year from 7-9pm on Monday nights, at Sycamore High School. Concerts typically occur on three Sunday afternoons throughout the school year, on Memorial Day, with occasional additional performances as needed.

About Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestras:
The Cincinnati Symphony Youth Orchestras program is made up of approximately 200 musicians from middle and high schools in southwestern Ohio, northern Kentucky, and southeastern Indiana. This season marks the 53rd for the CSYO Philharmonic and the 7th for the Concert Orchestra. The CSYO Concert Orchestra is CSYO’s developmental youth orchestra, intended to introduce talented students to full orchestra and develop associated skills.

Application Deadline: April 3, 2017

Please email a resume and an internet link to a video sample of your conducting work in a rehearsal setting to: hr@cincinnatisymphony.org 
Please put “CSYO Conductor Search” in the subject line.

A rehearsal conducting sample is preferred but we will accept performance footage if there are no rehearsal samples of your work.

Online rehearsal video samples are preferred but DVD videos can also be sent to:
Human Resources
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Music Hall
1241 Elm Street
Cincinnati, OH  45202

A live audition for selected finalists will be held on May 8, 2017 7:30-9:30pm. 

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Summer Camp Instructor & Choreographer

Posted:
Mar 1, 2017
Position: SUMMER CAMP INSTRUCTOR & CHOREOGRAPHER
 
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park is an equal opportunity employer and encourages inquiries about this position from a broad spectrum of candidates reflecting the diversity of the community we serve.

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park seeks a Choreographer and Instructor to teach Dance and Improvisation for our 2017 one-week Performance Academy: Sleeping Beauty, kids. This one week camp is delivered in three locations over three weeks: Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Middletown Arts Center, and Run Jump-n-Play in Mason. 

The Instructor is responsible for teaching the basics of dance and improvisation to participants; creating and teaching show choreography; leading a simple craft during the weeks in Mason and Middletown; creating and implementing curriculum; collaborating with CPIP Education Staff and other professional artists. S/he is responsible for creating approved lesson plans and maintaining a positive and exciting camp environment. 

The ideal candidate has completed or is working towards a college degree, has experience working with children and is enthusiastic about summer camps. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
 
- Create and teach choreography for Disney’s Sleeping Beauty, KIDS
- Teach daily dance classes
- Teach Improvisation
- Create and execute a simple craft at Mason and Middletown camp locations
- Prep classrooms as needed
- Troubleshoot challenges as they come up
- Attend meetings conferences and training session

Training/Prep Time: To be arranged with Education staff
Camp dates: July 10-28
Camp Hours:
9:00a-4:30p, Monday-Friday
Pay Rate: $850 per week

COMPETENCIES

- Extensive experience in dance and choreography (3 years or more)
- Experience teaching children and/or teenagers
- Energetic, responsive, flexible, creative
- Attentive to details, ability to work independently
- Currently attending college, graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree, or commensurate experience. 
- Good communication skills
- Organized and able to solve problems quickly and positively

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
- The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
- The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift up to 25 pounds
- This employee must have a reliable means of transportation

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

For more information, go to cincyplay.com and click on the Employment tab.

To apply
: Please send a resume and three references to Daunielle Rasmussen, Director of Education and Community Engagement atDaunielle.rasmussen@cincyplay.com. No calls please.

Application Deadline: March 19, 2017

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 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.  

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 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.
 

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 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.

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

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

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. 

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