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Full-Time Audience Development Manager
Baltimore Choral Arts

Date Posted: May 17, 2016. 
Deadline: June 3, 2016
Location: Baltimore, MD
URL: www.baltimorechoralarts.org/about-us/jobs

Baltimore Choral Arts is seeking a full-time Audience Development Manager that handles Marketing, Box Office, and Administrative duties and reports to the Executive Director.

Baltimore Choral Arts is one of Maryland’s premier professional cultural institutions. Led by Music Director Tom Hall, the Emmy Award winning chorus performs throughout the mid-Atlantic region, as well as in Washington, DC, New York, and Europe. The chorus is featured regularly in performances with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, and its commitment to education and outreach programs into the community touch thousands of school children, senior citizens and others who could not afford to attend a concert.

Job Responsibilities

Box Office: The Audience Development Manager will be responsible for all Box Office operations, including:

•  Serving as Box Office Manager at all performances.
•  Customer service
•  Implementing the renewal and new prospect campaigns
•  Processing all subscription and single ticket orders
•  Printing tickets and handling the mailing of all tickets
•  Creates weekly sales reports

Marketing and Public Relations:

•  Assist Executive Director in development of marketing materials including fliers, brochures and postcards.
•  Oversee Group Sales campaign
•  Write and distribute press releases and promotional materials.
•  Maintain the Baltimore Choral Arts website
•  Manages social media on all platforms including Facebook and Instagram.
•  Create and send Eblasts, come up with audience development initiatives to promote performances.
•  Manage program book ad sales
•  Oversee development and sales of Choral Arts merchandise.
•  Manage special projects, lobby displays, as needed.
•  Design and print programs for runout concerts

Administrative:

•  Assist the Executive Director with administrative tasks, including scheduling meetings, preparation and copying of reports, etc.
•  Assist Music Director by coordinating and scheduling chorus auditions, copying music for chorus members and other duties.
•  Maintain archival records of BCAS (press clips, advertising samples, programs, promotional materials, etc.)
•  Assist in writing and proofreading written materials, including program books, grant proposals and correspondence.
•  Assist in arranging logistics for The Ruby Cabaret annual fundraiser, including the silent auction, managing invitation lists, ordering supplies.
•  Order office supplies as needed.

The Audience Development Manager will also perform other duties as needed.  It is understood that there will be occasional evening and weekend work required as part of the job responsibilities. 

Requirements:

•  Strong attention to detail, excellent organizational and time management skills required.
•  Ability to manage multiple tasks and achieve deadlines under pressure.
•  Strong communication and customer service skills; writing and proofreading.
•  Excellent computer and analytical skills
•  Proficient in MS Office suite, especially Excel.
•  Good analytical skills and sound judgment.
•  Bachelor’s degree preferred.
•  Experience working in an arts or non-profit organization a plus.

Compensation: This is a full-time position with a generous benefits package.

To Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to info@BCAsings.com by Friday, June 3, 2016. No phone calls please.

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Part-Time Operations Manager
Baltimore Chamber Orchestra

Date Posted: May 13, 2016. Apply immediately
Start Date: June 1, 2016
Location: Baltimore, MD
URL: www.thebco.org/about/auditions-employment.html

See site for complete position description and application instructions.

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Public Relations & Social Media Manager
Baltimore Symphony

Date Posted: May 12, 2016
Location: Baltimore, MD
URL: www.bsomusic.org/about/employment-opportunities/administrative/public-relations-social-media-manager.aspx

See site for complete position description and application instructions.

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Full-Time General Manager
American Youth Philharmonic Orchestra

Date Posted: May 12, 2016
Location: Annandale, VA
URL: www.aypo.org/employment-opportunities

Summary: Responsible for coordinating the operations and personnel aspects of the orchestra program: five orchestras, a percussion ensemble, a chamber ensemble program, a harp ensemble, concerts and annual orchestra auditions. Manages communication and correspondence with orchestra membership. Works closely with Operations Manager to oversee logistics of rehearsal space, set-up, and instruments. Supervises the Operations Manager, Assistant Operations Manager, and volunteer staff. See site for details.

Qualifications: The applicant should possess a bachelor’s degree with experience in the performing arts preferred. A background in music is preferred. The ideal candidate will be creative, energetic, collaborative and will interact well with the general public. The applicant should have excellent verbal communication skills and proficient writing and editing skills to compose and/or edit public correspondence. S/he must be self-motivated and be able to manage multiple priorities. The ideal candidate will have proficient computer skills and be able to learn new software quickly.

Technical Skills: Applicant must be proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint. AYPO is an all Mac office (Mac experience not required). Experience with Salesforce and Squarespace is preferred.

To Apply: Send cover letter, resume, and a list of three references to employment@aypo.org. See site for complete position description: www.aypo.org/employment-opportunities

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Full-Time Public Relations Coordinator
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Date Posted: May 11, 2016. 
Location: Washington, DC
URL: http://chp.tbe.taleo.net/chp01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=THEKENNC&cws=1&rid=296

See URL above for position description and application instructions.

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Part-Time Communications Manager (20-28 hours/week)
Baltimore School for the Arts

Date Posted: May 11, 2016. Apply Promptly.
Location: Baltimore, MD
URL: www.bsfa.org/careers/jobs

See URL above for position description and application instructions.

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Full-Time Artistic Administrator
The Clarice

Date Posted: May 9, 2016
Deadline: May 27, 2016
Location: College Park, MD
URL: http://theclarice.umd.edu/careers/artistic-administrator-0

See URL above for position description and application instructions.

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Full-Time Assistant to the Executive Director
Young Audiences Maryland

Date Posted: April 26, 2016
Location: Baltimore, MD
URL: www.yamd.org/join-us/internship-and-employment-opportunities

See URL above for position description and application instructions.

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Part-Time Music Program Manager (30 hours/week)
Baltimore School for the Arts

Date Posted: April 25, 2016 
Location: Baltimore, MD
URL: www.bsfa.org/careers/jobs

The Baltimore School for the Arts seeks a highly motivated Program Manager to provide computer and organizational assistance to the Music Department.

The successful candidate will have excellent computer skills, good time management, and work well with a wide variety of people. The Program manager is responsible for purchasing, record-keeping, scheduling, and many other daily operational duties.

This person assists the Music Deparment head in organizing the instructional and performance programs in the school. The Program manager will also assist in performance productions.

This is a part-time contractual position (30 hours per week). Interviews for this position will commence in June. The position will begin mid-August, 2016.

To Apply: Please send a letter of interest and resume to Dr. Mellasenah Edwards, Music Department Head: medwards@bsfa.org and cc to inquire@bsfa.org.

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Full-Time Digital Manager/Systems Coordinator
Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals (RIPM)

Date Re-Posted: April 25, 2016 (first posted March 23, 2016)
Location: Baltimore, MD
URL: www.ripm.org

RIPM (Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals / Répertoire international de la presse musicale) is the publisher of major online tools for the study of music and musical history: The Retrospective Index to Music Periodicals (1760-1966), the Retrospective Index with Full-Text, the RIPM e-Library of Music Periodicals, and, forthcoming, RIPM Jazz Periodicals.

A not-for profit organization based in Baltimore, RIPM works with a network of institutions, libraries, and individuals in Europe and the Americas and functions under the auspices of two international scholarly societies. 

The Position: RIPM is seeking a sharp and organized person to manage technical aspects of its operations at its Baltimore office. As a small organization with big data (50+ TB) and large goals, this position offers a unique opportunity to work at the intersection of data and cultural history. The position is available immediately.

Responsibilities include:

  1. Organizing and managing data workflow from ingestion to publication
  2. Implementation and management of technology platforms, both software and physical (hardware)
  3. Ensuring reliable backup and recovery procedures
  4. Analyzing current systems for efficiency and simplification of procedures

Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in music, computer science, or a related area with sufficient knowledge or work experience is required; graduate-level studies in musicology or library science are a plus. The successful candidate should have experience in a number of technical areas, such as server and network administration, SQL, image capture systems, metadata schemas, scripting languages, or be willing to accept a steep learning curve. Creative problem solving, excellent communication skills, and flexibility are required. Reading ability in one of more foreign languages, though not required, is desirable.

Hours & Salary: Full time (35 hours per week). A one-year contract is required. Salary commensurate with experience and skills, and similar to that offered by non-profits and universities.

To Apply: Send cover letter and CV to info@ripm.org. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

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Vacancies at the Levine School

Date: Ongoing
Location: Washington DC area
URL: LevineSchool.org

Description: Applications being accepted for diverse administrative and teaching positions. See Employment Openings at the Levine School.

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Administrative Positions with the Baltimore Symphony

Date: Ongoing
Location: Baltimore, MD
URL: www.bsomusic.org/about/employment-opportunities/administrative.aspx

Follow the above link to view current openings. If a position lacks a posting date or application deadline, contact the BSO to verify that a posted position remains open (many vacancy notices on the BSO site don't include posting dates or application deadlines).

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Kennedy Center Employment Opportunities

Date: Ongoing
Location: Washington, DC

Diverse employment openings in various arts admin. fields are posted on the Kennedy Center site.

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Jobs at Baltimore Office of Promotion & the Arts

Date: Ongoing
Location: 10 E. Baltimore Street, 10th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21202
URL: http://promotionandarts.org/about-us/jobs

See site for current job listings. Opportunities open periodically for full-time, part-time and temporary jobs.

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Administrative Positions - Philadelphia Orchestra

Date of Posting: Ongoing
Location: Philadelphia, PA
URL: http://philorch.org/open-administrative-positions

Visit the above site regularly to discover open positions.

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Administrative Openings - Young Audiences Maryland

Date: Ongoing
Location: Baltimore, MD
URL: http://yamd.org/join-us/internship-and-employment-opportunities/

About: Young Audiences/Arts for Learning, founded in Baltimore in 1950, is the country's foremost arts-in-education non-profit organization. The Maryland chapter of Young Audiences (YAMD) provides over 4,000 arts education opportunities for nearly 200,000 students, artists, and educators throughout the state each year. The staff, board, and teaching artists of YAMD work to generate opportunities for all students to imagine, create and realize their full potential through the arts.

See site for info about current openings.

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Administrative Positions - Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation

Date: Ongoing
Location: 201 N. Charles St., Suite 401, Baltimore, MD 21201
URL: www.midatlanticarts.org/about/employmentinternships

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation develops partnerships and programs that reinforce artists’ capacity to create and present work, advance access to and participation in the arts, and promote a more sustainable arts ecology.

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation believes that art is essential, that it has the power to transform individuals and communities, and in so doing helps define our society. Excellence, integrity, service, inclusion, and engagement are fundamental tenets of its commitment to the arts.

We envision a vital arts and cultural sector enriched by the movement of a vibrant and diverse environment of artists and arts organizations engaging audiences across geographic, artistic and institutional boundaries regionally, nationally, and internationally.

The Foundation serves the states and territories of Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, the US Virgin Islands, Virginia, and West Virginia. Additionally, the Foundation engages in national and international work focused on performing arts touring, jazz, and independent filmmakers.

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation was established in 1979 to promote and support multi-state arts programming. Over the years, MAAF has built a core of program initiatives designed to address specific issues of regional, national and international arts support. We do this by:

  • Expanding access to the arts
  • Exploring new forms of creative expression and presentation
  • Providing leadership in the development of new models and partnerships
  • Expansion of markets for artists and their work
  • Providing resources to enable organizations to expand audiences
  • Exploring new ways for artists and organizations to enhance operational and creative practices
  • Representing best practices in management and governance

Our programming focuses on performing arts touring, jazz, the traditional arts, international engagement, filmmaking and touring, and artist fellowships.

To Apply: See site for vacancy announcements and application instructions - www.midatlanticarts.org/about/employment.html

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