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

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

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ArtsWave

Marketing Project Manager

Posted:
Feb 26, 2020
ArtsWave’s Marketing Project Manager will serve as a key member of the Marketing, Engagement and Communications team, helping to drive an ambitious set of projects that grow awareness and engagement of ArtsWave as the engine for the arts. 

This role will be the primary marketing and PR lead for Flow, an African American arts series, designed to increase overall appreciation, understanding and demand for Black arts across the region. Reporting to the VP of Marketing & Engagement with dotted line reporting to ArtsWave’s President & CEO and interacting with the Flow Board of Advisors, s/he will help ensure the audience development, sales and engagement goals of the series.

 In addition, this role will serve as the primary marketing and PR lead for the POWER OF HER, an 18-month initiative that celebrates women-centric arts of all types along with female leadership in the arts, while acknowledging the centennial milestone of the 19th amendment.

Lastly, this role will support other projects and key components of projects, including various events where a marketing-oriented project manager is needed.  

Please send resume, cover letter and completed ArtsWave employment application to
hroffice@ArtsWave.org. Please use the words "Marketing Project Manager" in the subject line. No calls, please.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities
- Develop marketing plans and budgets, campaigns, PR outreach and any curatorial research needed for Flow, POWER OF HER and other projects, 
- Design, write, create and coordinate marketing messages and materials including ads that help to explain and promote projects.
- Coordinate and execute marketing, design and communications with ArtsWave VP of Marketing, marketing team members and outside contractors.
- Build concert program booklets and ancillary collateral, in collaboration with internal marketing and communications team and contracted partners.
- Monitor ticket sales or other measures of success, adjusting strategies to achieve goals.
- Develop data assessment and collection methods for audience demographics and experience metrics. 
- Manage quarterly promotion of all African American arts events, including coordination of flyers, ads, social media, and calendar listings.
- For POWER OF HER, organize and work internally with President & CEO, VP, Community Campaign, Director of Individual Giving to create and support key events related to POWER OF HER. 

Culture and Behavior for Success
- Work to apprise and collaborate with VP, Marketing & Engagement on all projects
- Excels in dotted line reporting with President & CEO
- Can-do, positive and customer/donor-centric mindset required.
- Flexible attitude and willingness to go the extra mile to help leverage opportunities.
- Promote a culture of high performance, teamwork and innovation so that marketing, engagement and communications department can have a strategic impact on the organization.

Required Competencies
- Able to both write and design pieces, using the Adobe suite of products
- Detailed project manager who is able to develop the strategy while accurately putting all the pieces together 
- Experience in managing and producing successful public events, including event plans and contracts
- Ability to gain the respect and support of internal and community partners
- Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, work independently and stay calm in a fast-paced environment
- Excellent communications skills
- Strong interpersonal, customer service, and teamwork skills
- Maturity, sound judgment and professional appearance and demeanor at all times
- Commitment to the mission, vision and values of ArtsWave, along with all internal policies

Required Qualifications
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in related field of study; MBA desirable.
- Five or more years of experience in marketing and communications including event marketing
- experience designing, managing, and/or promoting programs that attract diverse audiences, ideally in the arts and culture field.
- Track record as a self-starter; ability to prioritize and set and reach goals with limited supervision.
- Successful track record in managing budgets and meeting deadlines.
- Willingness to work extended hours and perform expanded tasks during occasional ArtsWave events.
- Proficiency in all MS Office programs including PowerPoint and Excel
- Proficiency in Adobe Design Suite
- Technology skills including experience working with online tools and databases.

About ArtsWave
ArtsWave, a nonprofit serving the Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky Region, is the lead planner, promoter and fundraiser of the arts. ArtsWave was the first and continues to be largest community arts fund in the nation. Strong funding has allowed Cincinnati’s arts and culture scene to become a national draw and regional asset, creating a ripple effect of economic and community benefits. ArtsWave supports the work of over 125 arts organizations, school outreach programs, festivals, community centers, neighborhoods and various collaborations through impact-based grants. 
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.

About Flow: An African American Arts Experience
Flow is a new multi-disciplinary arts series bringing some of the country’s most exciting, contemporary African American performing artists and ensembles to Cincinnati to perform in our premier venues. A primary objective is to build demand for more expressions of Black culture in our region among diverse audiences. Artists presented by Flow will work with Cincinnati schools and youth programs, inspiring minds and increasing arts access throughout our community. 

The 2020 Inaugural Season will be presented at the Aronoff Center for the Arts: 
Feb 21-22 - Dayton Contemporary Dance Company
May 1-2 - Jazzmeia Horn, jazz vocalist (+ band)
Sept 26 - Movement Art Is “Love Heals All Wounds” (featuring Lil Buck & Jon Boogz) street dance/ experimental/multimedia 
Dec 4-5 - Norm Lewis + Trio “Naughty & Nice” (Broadway cabaret)

ArtsWave

Manager, Community Campaign & Employee Engagement

Posted:
Feb 26, 2020
As a member of the Development/Communications team, the Manager, Community Campaign seeks ways to deepen and expand involvement and support among the region’s businesses. Central to this position is helping to maintain and grow a solid base of employee donors. Primary opportunities for achieving growth targets in this position come from: developing new business; leveraging signature events like CincySings and ArtsWave Days; improving donor acquisition and retention through events and the deployment of strategic growth plans in established and target companies. This position reports to the Vice President, Community Campaign.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities
- Build and maintain year-round relationships with key contacts at assigned accounts, with increasing responsibility for shepherding $2MM annually. 
- Develop and implement focused, customized business plans that successfully increase dollars raised and participation from assigned corporate partners each year, leveraging all tools and resources to plan and execute multiple events according to corporate needs for employee engagement, retention, and philanthropic/community objectives.
- Motivate, engage, inform and support volunteers at all levels so their experience working with ArtsWave is the best out of all possible volunteer experiences in this community, so they can reasonably deliver on ArtsWave expectations.
- Serve as the staff lead for employee campaign coordinator cultivation and the ArtsWave Partner Company program establishing goals for each.
- Help drive, manage and optimize ArtsWave Pass, CincySings, Cincinnati Reds partnership and other promotional and signature events to raise revenue and awareness, in close collaboration with other team members and volunteers.
- Plan and support retiree and other special events for ArtsWave’s largest workplace campaigns.
- Track, monitor and report campaign progress using CRM system and custom reports. Help maintain accuracy and usefulness of the database by consistently documenting key touchpoints with donors and accurately entering and tracking prospects.
- Provide leadership and guidance to fellow team members when needed including prep for meetings and attendance as needed.
- Participate in cabinet meetings and volunteer training sessions as assigned.
- Other duties as assigned, including occasional help on weekends or evenings at ArtsWave-sponsored events.

Required Competencies
- Demonstrated ability to both listen and interact persuasively and personably with employees at all levels of organizations.
- Event planning acumen and attention to detail.
- Demonstrated success building, connecting, cultivating and stewarding new relationships with donors, volunteers and other stakeholders leading to measurable results.
- Ability to set goals and develop strategies for achieving them.
- Ability to recognize opportunity and make connections.
- Intellectual curiosity, analytical skills, and problem-solving capabilities.
- Ability to multi-task, prioritize against stated objectives, and work independently.
- Demonstrated success working collaboratively and cooperatively with peers, across departments, and with other organizations and entities.
- Demonstrated understanding of the complexity of the volunteer/professional relationship and success managing those relationships in a warm and professional manner.
- Track record of sound judgment and decision-making.
- Openness to new ideas, coaching and continual process improvement.
- Commitment to the mission, vision and values of ArtsWave.

Required Qualifications
- Five or more years’ experience as a fundraising, development or business development professional; federated campaign, community relations, arts administration or other relevant experience a plus.
- Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, business, nonprofit administration or equivalent is preferred. 
- Outstanding verbal, written, traditional and social media communication and public relations skills; the ability to make compelling public presentations.
- Professional demeanor, appearance and manner.
- Excellent computer skills, especially all MS Office programs including powerpoint; experience with donor or customer relationship management databases.

To Apply
Send resume, cover letter and completed ArtsWave employment application to
hroffice@artswave.org. Please use the words "Community Campaign Manager" in the Subject line. 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.

Visionaries & Voices

Development Director

Posted:
Feb 24, 2020
Are you ready to join an organization that supports visual artists with disabilities? Do you have experience fundraising in the Greater Cincinnati area? Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of Cincinnati artists? If so, we want to speak with you.

The Development Director will spearhead the further development of V+V’s role as a unique and dynamic arts organization, and advocate for artists with disabilities in the Greater Cincinnati Area and beyond. You will be responsible for maintaining relationships with our present sponsors and grantors as well as seeking new opportunities. The Development Director will work in conjunction with the grant writer to author all V+V grant applications and participate as the point person throughout grant development.

Additionally, you will: 

- Design and direct organizational strategic development including corporate, individual, and institutional giving.
- Author all grant opportunities collaboratively with the grant writer.
- Develop and execute V+V’s annual fundraising plan.
- Secure financial support from individuals, foundations and corporations.
- Manage the implementation of and oversee staff responsible for data entry and gift processing.
- Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with major donors and sponsors.
- Cultivate prospective donors.
- Oversee the execution of fundraising events.
- Create and execute a strategy for a large sustained base of annual individual donors.
- Develop and track proposals and reports for all foundation and corporate fundraising.

Bring your knowledge and passion, as well as:

- Minimum of 3 years’ experience in development/grant writing.
- 4-year degree from an accredited institution.
- Measurable evidence of success in previous fundraising and development.
- Ability to maintain a strong work ethic in a diverse, high-energy environment.
- Strong media relations and communications skills.
- Experience working with individuals with disabilities, working in the non-profit sector, and the field of visual arts are preferred.

If you’re ready to join an organization with passion and exciting opportunities, apply online at http://bit.ly/DDVVNET or email your resume to Job@strategicHRinc.com. Be a part of our future! EEO/M/F/D/V. No third-party applications please.

Cincinnati Opera

Community Engagement Associate

Posted:
Feb 24, 2020
Cincinnati Opera seeks an administrative support professional and opera lover to serve as its Community Engagement Associate. The person in this role supports the company’s programs in the areas of outreach, community relations, and education. The position reports to the Opera’s Director of Community Engagement and Education.

Successful candidates will have a familiarity with opera, excellent communication skills, a can-do attitude, a desire to connect with diverse segments of the community, a passion for good customer service, and the energy and organizational skills required to assist with many projects at once. 

The position offers opportunities for involvement with performances, concerts, lectures, films, social events, etc., working in collaboration with a professional and fun-loving staff, world-class performers, inspired and inspiring volunteers, and representatives from partner schools, community centers, and houses of worship. 

Job requirements: Bachelor’s degree in one of the humanities from an accredited college or university. Familiarity with standard opera repertoire. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Evening and weekend work required, along with the ability to drive to offsite meetings and events.

To apply, submit cover letter, resume, contact information for three references, and salary requirements to hr@cincinnatiopera.org or Human Resources, Cincinnati Opera, 1243 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202. Open until filled. A review of candidate submissions will begin on March 8, 2020.

Cincinnati Opera 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 Shakespeare Company

Front of House Associate (PT)

Posted:
Feb 21, 2020
About the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
The Cincinnati Shakespeare Company (CSC) is a resident ensemble theatre company bringing Shakespeare and the Classics to life for audiences of all ages. Operating out of The Otto M. Budig Theater, CSC hosts a year-round theatrical season in addition to special events, educational programming, and outreach efforts. In its theatrical portfolio, CSC executes up to 10 mainstage productions and 6 touring productions annually. Beyond its theatrical portfolio, CSC supports collaborations with many local community and arts organizations.

Diversity and inclusion are priorities of the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company. CSC strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, sex, religion, creed, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or any other legally protected classification. Applicants of varied backgrounds are highly encouraged to apply.

Position Overview
The Front of House (FOH) Associate is essential to the CSC customer service experience. At their core, the FOH Associate’s highest priority is the overall experience of patrons, visitors, and guests of CSC. 

The FOH Associate will primarily work in the box office and assist patrons with ticket purchases, questions, and routine office tasks (voicemail, email, mail, and reception duties). Depending on the shift, the FOH Associate may assist with greeting or seating student matinee performances, staffing will call, serve as a house manager or usher, participate in event set-up or tear-down, or assist with bar operations.

The schedule of the FOH Associate is highly variable based on their availability. This position is part time, and available shifts often include evening and weekend hours. There is a need for shift coverage spanning 9am-10:30pm across weekdays and weekends. The FOH Associate can expect to receive between 0-35 hours per week, which depends on a combination of their availability, the staff schedule, and performance schedule. 

The Cincinnati Shakespeare Company truly operates as a team. To consistently achieve excellence, it is possible that the FOH Associate will be asked to assist departments beyond their area of focus or expertise. This effort is requested under exceptional circumstances.

Responsibilities
• Front of House
  - Staff box office during normal business hours, morning educational performances, evening public performances, and special events as scheduled. 
  - Provide world-class patron assistance and customer service.
  - Manage requests for ticket purchases, subscription services, donations, exchanges, general information.
  - Additional box office duties include telemarketing calls for renewals, communications with ticket buyers, filing, order fulfillment, ticket donation request processing, etc.
  - Greet anyone who comes to CSC main entrance and offer assistance.
  - Serve as house manager or usher if scheduled.
• General
  - Cash handling, management, and reporting as sales require.
  - Assist in inventory of merchandise, bar, and box office supplies as scheduled.
  - Assist in the set-up, tear-down, and management of special events as scheduled.
  - Adhere to company policies and regulations per the CSC Company Handbook.
  - Maintain a safe, fair, and ethical working environment.
  - Other duties as requested.

Please send a cover letter, resume, and schedule of availability (by day of the week) to Front of House Manager, Hannah Maggard (hannah.maggard@cincyshakes.com).

Mariemont Players Inc.

Box Office Manager

Posted:
Feb 21, 2020
Mariemont Players Inc. is seeking a Box Office Manager with excellent communication and management skills, for immediate hire. The Box Office Manager operates the Mariemont Players box office, facilitates season subscription drives, handles ticket sales, and serves as the first point of contact with patrons attending Mariemont Players performances. This is a part-time position, requiring availability for nights and weekends (during performances).

About Mariemont Players
Mariemont Players, Inc. (MPI) is one of Cincinnati’s oldest and most successful community theaters. Our organization delivers high quality live theater entertainment at affordable prices. MPI stages 6 productions a year (a new play every 2 months). There’s loads of variety in our shows - from hilarious comedies to exciting musicals to challenging mysteries and thrilling dramas. We’re proud to say that our shows, actors and directors have won many awards, but more importantly, our audiences keep coming back, season after season, for some of the best live theater in Greater Cincinnati.

Responsibilities

Managing Season Subscriptions
- Receive subscriptions via mail and voicemail (highest volume falling between March and August). Fill subscriptions, tracking designated seats and performance dates.
- Create “thank you” letters and tax credit letters, and send with tickets.
- Make bank and credit card deposits and forward deposit info to accountant and MPI Treasurer.
- Collect patron line information for the program and forward to the board member managing the program during current season.
- Compile and forward subscriber information to mailing list administrator.

Single Tickets
- Ticket sales become available when season subscription drive is complete (August 1); Load available tickets into Vendini ticketing system and make available for sale.
- Receive phone calls to box office phone line and process payment, making sure to reserve tickets in online ticketing system. Pull purchased tickets and either address and mail, or file for Will Call.
- Make bank and credit card deposits as needed (forward this information to MPI Treasurer and accountant
- Forward address information to mailing list administrator.

Tending to Season Subscribers & Donors
- Ad hoc ticket exchanges for season subscription holders (this service is only available to season subscribers, not single-ticketholders).
- Fielding calls from patrons, answering questions and providing excellent customer service.
- Sending thank-you notes to donors who donate with ticket or subscription purchase.

Performance Box Office Management
- Operate the box office for each performance of Mariemont Players Inc.’s six-show season (13 performances each).
- Arrive one hour prior to each performance, set up/run box office, staying until the performance begins. After opening curtain, pack up box office.
- Sell walk-up tickets, distribute Will Call tickets, and assist patrons with questions as needed.

Requirements
- Previous experience with ticketing systems preferred.
- Accounts receivable experience a plus.
- Experience in customer service, sales, etc.
- Must be available during the run of each MPI production (13 performances, 6x per year) – example:
     - March, 2020:
           - Friday, March 13, 2020 (6:30pm)
           - Saturday, March 14, 2020 (6:30pm)
           - Sunday, March 15, 2020 (12:30pm)
           - Thursday, March 19, 2020 (6:00pm)
           - Friday, March 20, 2020 (6:30pm)
           - Saturday, March 21, 2020 (8:00pm)
           - Sunday, March 22, 2020 (12:30pm & 5:30pm)
           - Thursday, March 26, 2020 (6:00pm)
           - Friday, March 27, 2020 (6:30pm)
           - Saturday, March 28, 2020 (1:30pm & 6:30pm)
           - Sunday, March 29, 2020 (12:30pm)
     - May, 2020:
           - Friday, May 8, 2020 (6:30pm)
           - Saturday, May 9, 2020 (6:30pm)
           - Sunday, May 10, 2020 (12:30pm)
           - Thursday, May 14, 2020 (6:00pm)
           - Friday, May 15, 2020 (6:30pm)
           - Saturday, May 16, 2020 (6:30pm)
           - Sunday, May 17, 2020 (12:30pm & 5:30pm)
           - Thursday, May 21, 2020 (6:00pm)
           - Friday, May 22, 2020 (6:30pm)
           - Saturday, May 23, 2020 (1:30pm & 6:30pm)
           - Sunday, May 24, 2020 (12:30pm)
- Primarily evenings and weekends.
- Available for immediate start.

Interested and qualified applicants may send resume and cover letter to
prkramer@gmail.com. This position is available for immediate hire, with an ideal start date in March, 2020. Questions about the position may also be sent to
prkramer@gmail.com. Thank you!

Mariemont Players Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, citizenship, disability, veteran status, or any other protected status.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States and not violate any immigration or discrimination laws.

The Carnegie Center of Columbia Tusculum

Artists Needed

Posted:
Feb 20, 2020
“Bridging the Past to the Future”
Columbia Tusculum Community Art Installation Project 2020
Produced by The Carnegie Center of Columbia Tusculum
Hosted by Columbia Tusculum Residents

"Bridging the Past to the Future" is a collaborative, outdoor art installation project that will take place in the Columbia Tusculum neighborhood. The goal of the project is to engage residents and visitors in/to the Columbia Tusculum neighborhood with community-collaborated art while visiting historic parts of the neighborhood. 

Artists will be connected with a Columbia Tusculum host-resident to plan, create and display a (front) yard-art installation.  The art will be viewed for free by the general public during the corresponding week to the 2020 Homearama in Columbia Tusculum; September 13-27, 2020. This outdoor art event coincides with the 2020 Homearama taking place in our community. 

Artists must apply and submit their proposal online: 
https://forms.gle/KmjmvVhhGGhFynnH9 

10 proposals will be accepted, and artists will receive $500 and a $100 supply stipend for the project. Proposals are due by April 15 and will be selected by the second week in May. Planning/creation will take place summer of 2020 for September installation and viewing.

Requirements 
- Artist must meet with resident(s) to collaborate on design theme. Artists will be responsible for the creation and installation of the piece. 
- The art piece must be eye-catching, weather-proof for a minimum of 2 weeks,  related to the project theme, "Bridging the Past to the Future," and be a minimum of 3'X3'. 
- Though not required, special consideration will be given for artists who incorporate elements from Columbia Tusculum's history. 
- Artists are requested to attend the event kick-off and artist meet and greet event on September 12, 2020.
- Artists are asked to assist homeowners in removing the art piece after the exhibition.
- Subject of art piece must be family-friendly and appropriate for child viewing.

Online Proposal Requirements
Name and contact information
Description of design, construction, materials, colors, etc. 
Description of how the piece will engage residents and guests as well as the message you want the piece to convey.
How the piece relates to the theme: "Bridging the Past to the Future"
Previous Work Samples (any media/style): 3-5 Images
Project budget
Resources for materials
Previous collaborative experience, if any
Sketch of Design Idea: Note this is a collaborative project and all design ideas are considered works in progress subject to changes and modification.
 

Heritage Village Museum

Escape Room Game Master

Posted:
Feb 20, 2020
Heritage Village Museum will soon reopen Escape the Village for the season. We are hiring for two game masters to facilitate our “Morgan’s Raiders of the Lost Art” escape room, as well as a new room that is being developed. The ideal game master will be outgoing and enjoy working with people. Must have the ability to think on your feet and ad lib. Must be able to memorize a script and deliver it with confidence in a loud and clear voice.

Responsibilities include greeting customers, checking them in for their game, and providing the briefing and rules. Game pieces must be set up before the first game, reset between games and put away after the last game. The game master will lead the team from the gift shop/check in area to the building where the game will take place. The game master will dress in period clothing (provided by us) and remain in character based on the storyline of the game. During game play, the game master will watch over the team and offer hints at just the right time to keep the game moving and make sure that customers are having a great time. It will also be the responsibility of the game master to make sure that artifacts are not stolen or damaged by customers. 

The escape room is scheduled for one Saturday a month with 3 sessions each day (noon, 1:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m). The game master’s hours will be from 11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

The current date scheduled for 2020 are: Mar. 28, Apr. 25, May 23, Jun. 27, Jul. 18, Aug. 22, & Sept. 26. 

The pay rate is $10/hour. Must be at least 18 years old, have reliable transportation, and the ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

To apply, please send your resume to Bethany Jewell at bjewell@heritagevillagecincinnati.org.

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Box Office Manager

Posted:
Feb 20, 2020

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

Duties and Responsibilities
- Model and lead a patron-centered, high-performance culture in the box office
- Ensure superior customer service to all patrons; resolve guest complaints in a prompt manner
- Hire, supervise, schedule and provide ongoing training to part-time Patron Service Representatives (PSRs) and Lead PSRs 
- Manage budgets and including projections
- Determine appropriate contests and incentives for PSRs to reward customer service and sales performance
- Ensure superior customer service to all patrons; resolve patron problems (CSIs) in a prompt manner
- Manage the box office 1-2 concerts per weekend at Music Hall and Riverbend Pops throughout the performance season
- Assist Director of Sales with ticketing set-up in Tessitura (promotions ticket text, price types, etc.)
- Assist various departments with preparations for special events and engagement activities
- Oversee community ticketing initiatives
- Leverage industry resources and connections (INTIX, etc.) for best practices and process improvements
- Ensure integrity of daily balancing and handling of all payments as well as the confidentiality, proper handling, security, filing and disposal of all sensitive materials in accordance with company standards
- Other duties as assigned

Candidate Requirements
- Previous box office experience within a performing arts organization 
- Demonstrable experience with project management and planning skills
- Ability to organize and prioritize work under pressure and meet deadlines
- Experience managing a team
- Knowledge of classical and choral music
- Experience with Tessitura database
- Experience with Data analysis 
- Ability to frequently work nights and weekends
- Bachelor’s degree in Music, Management or similar field 

Compensation and Benefits
The Box Office Manager position garners a competitive salary. The CSO offers generous benefits including; medical, dental, long term disability, life insurance, health savings account contribution, 403(b) participation with employer contribution, up to 12 weeks paid parental leave, flex time and the opportunity to work for an artistically thriving and financially stable nonprofit organization.

A Commitment to Inclusion
The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra’s commitment to inclusion is fundamental to who we are as an organization. Reflecting our community and the world around at every level – on stage, behind-the-scenes, and in neighborhoods throughout the region — is essential to the CSO’s present and future and makes us a stronger ensemble and institution. We encourage underrepresented candidates to apply.

Please send cover letter and resume to hr@cincinnatisymphony.org. Please put “Box Office Manager” in the subject line. No third party applications will be accepted.

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Assistant Artistic Administrator

Posted:
Feb 20, 2020
The Assistant Artistic Administrator serves as a key member of the artistic team. Reporting to the Director of Artistic Planning and in collaboration with the Cincinnati Pops Artistic Planning Advisor the Assistant Artistic Administrator is responsible for artistic project management and administrative needs for all Cincinnati Pops programs, programming initiation and management of assigned series and programs, and targeted administrative support to the Pops conducting staff.

The Assistant Artistic Administrator is also responsible for the logistical coordination and administrative needs of artists performing with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and May Festival. Additionally, this position provides support for the Director of Artistic Planning and May Festival conducting staff. The Assistant Artistic Administrator must be an independent, fast-paced self-starter with exceptional communication and written skills and a proven track-record for simultaneously and effectively managing multiple projects according to their respective timelines. Creating and maintaining an environment that is welcoming and supports the highest level of artistic excellence is essential.  

Duties and Responsibilities 

Cincinnati Pops (Pops)
- Program initiation and artistic project management of all Lollipops, Greenacres and Pops fee engagements, as well as key Poptet performances.
- Assist Pops Artistic Planning Advisor on programming initiation and implementation for other Pops concert activity including Pops subscription, Pops specials, New Year’s Eve and Fourth of July concerts, plus the CSO’s annual Classical Roots concert.
- Collaborate with Pops Production Manager and Director of Operations in the production of all Pops performances.
- In consultation with Pops Artistic Planning Advisor, Conductor of the Cincinnati Pops and Pops Production Manager identify, recommend, and engage local performance groups (choruses, dancers, bands, etc.).
- Communicate Pops programming and artistic needs in a timely and comprehensive manner in order to inform efforts of production, personnel and Orchestra library teams, and to maximize marketing and promotional opportunities. 
- Provide scheduling and coordination assistance to Conductor of the Cincinnati Pops for Pops-specific activities including key organizational meetings, rehearsals, performances and related events in collaboration with Pops Production Manager.
- Track, review and provide input on Pops archival and broadcast recordings in coordination with Pops Assistant Conductor and external partners. 

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) and May Festival 
- Serve as primary manager of CSO and May Festival artist servicing in coordination with Manager of Artistic Administration & Special Projects
- Establish relationships and work with area hotels to negotiate special artist room rates.
- Provide guest artist ground transportation to/from airport, hotels, rehearsals and concerts using the company vehicle.
- Generate and distribute guest artist itineraries. 
- Provide artistic budget support including contract administration and artist expense tracking responsibilities for all CSO and May Festival programs. 
- Assist artists and production staff backstage during rehearsals and performances.  Provide special hospitality and/or rider requests for artists as necessary.
- Maintain and update guest artist records and files.
- Assist CSO and May Festival conducting staff and guest artists with needs such as ticket requests, ground transportation, and hospitality as necessary.
- Serve as departmental lead on media requests, fielding and assisting coordination of guest-artist and composer-related interview and other requests, both internal and external.
- Process artist request forms for broadcast/archival recordings.
- Work with finance department to ensure accuracy of current CSO and May Festival budgets. 

Artist contract administration
- Prepare and distribute CSO and May Festival guest artist contracts and riders for mark ups and execution.  Follow up regularly on execution status with artist management. 
- Distribute CSO and May Festival contract riders to appropriate staff members to address special requests and technical needs, including fees and other payments.
- Prepare and execute contracts for select CSO, MF conducting/artistic staff members.
- Ensure timely payment of all artist fees following the performance per terms of the artists’ contracts.

Additional duties
- Draft, ensure accuracy of and make updates to Pops, CSO and May Festival repertoire hall sheets for staff distribution.
- Act as the primary internal resource for “Fanfare Cincinnati” program book and web content related to Pops performances and review all materials for accuracy and compliance with artist contracts.
- Process/post artist fees and expenses and create monthly expense reports to assist the Director of Artistic Planning and Vice President & General Manager in budget management.
- Organize the Green Room including making dressing room assignments, purchasing and stocking refreshments and supplies, and arranging its maintenance in coordination with Music Hall staff.
- Assist Director of Artistic Planning and Director of Education and Community Engagement and Learning in identifying, developing, and maintaining relationships with local talent resources for educational and engagement programs.
- Perform concert duty for Pops, CSO, May Festival and other concerts as assigned.
- Coordinate the maintenance of company vehicles with Operations department.
- Additional duties as assigned.

Relationships
- Reports to Director of Artistic Planning
- Supports Pops Artistic Planning Advisor, Conductor of the Cincinnati Pops, Pops Principal Guest Conductor, Production staff including Library, Operations, Education and Community Engagement, CSO and May Festival musical leadership, Director of Artistic Planning and Musicians of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra.

Candidate Requirements
- Bachelor’s degree required
- Extensive knowledge of orchestral music and artists accompanied by enthusiasm for and knowledge of a vast array of musical styles and repertoire
- Proven negotiation and contract management skills
- Progressive music programming experience with recognition for artistic quality and innovation/creativity, preferably in an orchestra setting
- Well-developed critical thinking, problem solving and project planning skills
- A team-oriented, consistently positive and professional demeanor and demonstrable leadership skills
- Ability to develop and sustain professional relationships and collaborate internally and externally for the benefit of the organization
- Computer proficiency a must including ability to quickly learn and utilize new software applications; experience with OPAS a plus
- Faultless attention to detail with demonstrable ability to multi-task and execute plans effectively and on time in a fast paced environment
- Highly self-motivated and proactive approach to work 
- Experience working with artists 
- Ability to work frequent nights and weekends 
- Possess a valid U.S. driver’s license and a good driving record

Compensation and Benefits
This position garners a competitive salary. The CSO offers generous benefits including; medical, dental, long term disability, life insurance, health savings account contribution, 403(b) participation with employer contribution, up to 12 weeks paid parental leave, flex time and the opportunity to work for an artistically thriving and financially stable nonprofit organization.

A Commitment to Inclusion
The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra’s commitment to inclusion is fundamental to who we are as an organization. Reflecting our community and the world around at every level – on stage, behind-the-scenes, and in neighborhoods throughout the region — is essential to the CSO’s present and future and makes us a stronger ensemble and institution. We encourage underrepresented candidates to apply.

Please send cover letter and resume to hr@cincinnatisymphony.org. Please put “AAA” in the subject line. No third party applications will be accepted.

Corning Museum of Glass

Campaign Gift Officer (Remote)

Posted:
Feb 19, 2020

The Corning Museum of Glass is the foremost museum in the world dedicated to the art, history, science and technology of glass and glassmaking. We seek dynamic individuals interested in helping us fulfill our mission: We inspire people to see glass in a new light. As a worldwide leader among museums, The Corning Museum of Glass strives to attract applicants with diverse backgrounds and ideas spanning across cultures, languages, beliefs, ethnicities, races, genders, and sexual orientations. We maintain a working environment that respects the differences among our employees, understanding that diversity strengthens us. 

Established in 1951 by Corning Incorporated as a gift to the nation for the company’s 100th anniversary, we are a not-for-profit museum dedicated to telling the story of a single material: glass. Annually welcoming almost 450,000 visitors from around the globe, its campus is home to the world’s most comprehensive collection of glass, the world’s foremost library on glass, the Innovation Center, and one of the top glassworking schools in the world.

Overview

The Corning Museum of Glass is seeking an energetic and outgoing frontline fundraiser to undertake high volume prospect qualification visits in support of the Museum’s first ever capital campaign effort. The ideal candidate is comfortable with extensive travel and scheduling multiple visits with various prospects per trip to gain discovery, to qualify for inclination and interest, and to prepare prospects for follow-up visits by senior gift officers and/or Museum leadership. 

The Campaign Gift Officer (CGO) reports to the Senior Advancement Officer and is a full-time, contract position, two-year appointment with an opportunity to work remotely. 

The CGO will conduct personal visits and other meaningful interactions to help identify, qualify, and begin the cultivation process for prospects capable of making a special gift of four, five, and/or six-figures. The CGO will create and successfully execute strategies to expand the campaign and major gifts pipeline by initiating and developing relationships with those in a position to be philanthropic with the Museum and those that are specifically interested in supporting the vision and purpose of the Capital Campaign.

Responsibilities 
- Utilize research provided by the Pipeline Development Team to plan and execute a schedule of discovery calls and personal visits to qualify and prepare prospects for follow-up visits by other senior gift officers and Museum leadership.
- Work independently to conduct 15-20 prospect visits per month; travel expectations are approximately 75% working from the road.
- CGO will be provided with a pool of rated prospects identified as major gift (5 and 6 figure) or campaign gift (4 and 5 figure) capable and will qualify or disqualify the prospect for next steps, prospect manager assignments, and moves within the Capital Campaign pipeline.
- Participate actively in prospect review and pipeline development meetings with other Advancement Team members to share and invite participation in next steps and cultivation with prospects that CGO has qualified. Collaborate with other gift officers to coordinate schedules with the other frontline fundraising work being performed by senior gift officers and/or Museum leadership.
- Track all prospect outreach, insights, notes, and information in Raisers Edge (customer relationship management software) in a timely fashion. Prepare and file contact reports and follow effective prospect management system recording guidelines. Report back to Senior Advancement Officer and Pipeline Development Team results of visits to provide a quick snapshot of meetings and to move forward prospects with the highest potential.
- Support and amplify the Museum’s commitment to diversity, equity, accessibility and inclusion.
 
Qualifications
- Bachelor’s degree required.
- Minimum two-five years’ experience in non-profit fundraising or similar sales/ business development roles.
- Extensive travel required including evenings and weekends. 
- Experience at a complex non-profit and/or arts and cultural institution preferred. 
- Outstanding communications skills, both written and verbal.
- Ability to quickly learn, embrace and communicate the vision, purpose and plan for the Capital Campaign. 
- High level of energy and self-directed initiative required.
- Demonstrated ability to think strategically and creatively about maintaining an active and consistent schedule of visits with rated prospects and involving the Museum’s senior gift officers when appropriate. 
- Excellent project management skills, including the ability to establish and monitor priorities and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
- Excellent interpersonal skills.
- Ability to work independently, as well as in a team, with a track record of successful collaboration.
- Demonstrated experience using Raiser’s Edge or equivalent CRM database. 
- Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Office Suite.
- Respect and exemplify the values of the Corning Museum of Glass in all interactions; ability to represent the Museum in a professional manner.

To Apply
Email or mail resume with cover letter to JumperNJ@cmog.org with email subject: Campaign Gift Officer Application or send to Corning Museum of Glass, Advancement Department, Attn: Nedra Jumper, Campaign Administrator, One Museum Way, Corning, NY 14830 

An Equal Opportunity Employer

University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music

Financial Administrator

Posted:
Feb 17, 2020
The University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music's Preparatory and Community and Engagement is seeking a Financial Administrator.

Responsibilities
- Oversee the planning and supervision of the fiscal administrative activities of a unit;
- Coordinate and monitor fiscal administrative duties;
- Assist in the development of unit policies and procedures;
- Monitor the financial status of unit programs and other budget allocations;
- Implement policies to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations, including Protecting Minors on Campus and Payment Card Industry Compliance;
- Prepare reports;
- May coordinate personnel functions for an operating unit at less than 25% of duties;
- Serves as a seasoned and proficient professional;
- Approve Purchasing Card expenditures for the department;
- Submit monthly and bi-weekly payroll
- Perform related duties based on departmental need.

Minimum Requirements
Bachelor's degree with two (2) years’ experience; - OR- Associate's degree and four (4) years’ experience; -OR- six (6) years’ experience; degree must be in accounting or related field with related accounting experience.
Incumbent must possess the business/fiscal experience to be fully proficient in performing most or all work assignments.

For more information on the department, please go to https://ccm.uc.edu/prep.html.

To apply online, go to http://bit.ly/2OVV5QV

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.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

Peaslee Neighborhood Center

Piano Teacher (PT)

Posted:
Feb 17, 2020
Peaslee Neighborhood Center seeks an experienced piano teacher for students ages 6 and up at our community center in Over-the-Rhine. Peaslee has offered affordable private piano lessons for more than 30 years to students of all ages and abilities, with priority for individuals and families with low income. Our program helps students acquire and strengthen essential piano playing skills, enhance musicianship, and develop self-discipline, as well as exercise personal creative expression. Our dedicated, caring teachers provide one-on-one instruction and prepare students for recitals and other performance opportunities. 

Preferred Qualifications
- Bachelor’s degree in Piano, Music Education, or a related field
- At least five years of experience teaching private piano lessons, including experience teaching children
- Some experience in community-based arts or education programming

Schedule 
Lessons are scheduled Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays 3:00-6:00 pm throughout the school year (program follows Cincinnati Public Schools schedule). Absences must only be for emergencies as each student has only one half-hour lesson per week. Teachers are also expected to attend recitals (typically one per semester) and Piano Program meetings.

Responsibilities
- Provide one-on-one piano instruction according to the structure and goals of Peaslee’s Piano Certificate Program.
- Meet with Piano Program Coordinator concerning students and schedule as necessary.
- Submit written requests to the Program Coordinator for music and other program materials, purchase/acquire materials, and submit records of expenses for reimbursement if necessary.
- Two weeks prior to each recital, submit students’ performance pieces and certificate levels to the Program Coordinator.
- At the end of each term, prior to recital, provide a full assessment of each student’s progression, with a recommendation of the student’s future participation in the program and certificate level placement.
- Communicate with other teachers and Peaslee staff as needed.
- Teachers are not responsible for student recruitment, scheduling, billing, or other administrative tasks.

Compensation
Teachers are paid $19 per hour they are scheduled and present (not per lesson), including for time at recitals and in program meetings. Time sheets must be submitted by the teacher’s last scheduled work day of each month.

Please submit a resume and three references to Rebecca Smithorn at piano@peasleecenter.org or 215 E 14th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202 by March 6, 2020.

La Comedia Dinner Theatre

Scenic Carpenter

Posted:
Feb 12, 2020

La Comedia Dinner Theatre, a year-round theatre in Springboro, Ohio, has an immediate opening in the Scene Shop with for scenic carpenters. Position is 40 hours per week, year round.  Some third shift work required. Help build, paint, and assemble sets for all productions including load-in and strike.

Must live within 50 miles of Springboro, Ohio.

Skills
- Experience in scenic construction
- Able to lift/carry 50 lbs
- Rigging or welding knowledge a bonus

Submit resume and references to:
Kris Byerly
productionmanager@lacomedia.com

Cincinnati Opera

Seasonal Customer Services Representative (CSR)

Posted:
Feb 12, 2020
Reporting to the Director of Ticketing and Ticketing Systems Manager, the Customer Service Representative often serves as one of the first points of engagement with our patrons. Successful candidates are professional and personable individuals who show great attention to detail in a fast-paced environment, an interest in the arts, and a commitment to creating an exceptional customer service experience for our patrons during our summer festival season. 

Responsibilities
- Assist patrons in person, over the phone, and on show nights
- Facilitate sales and exchanges of subscription, single tickets, and parking passes
- Oversee printing and mailing of ticket orders, and meter mail as necessary
- Execute taking reservations for various programming and events. 
- Learn, retain and manage a great deal of information about concerts, events and promotions in order to best answer patrons’ questions pleasantly, confidently, and efficiently
- Communicate and troubleshoot issues in a prompt manner while maintaining high standards of quality and accuracy
- Assist other departments with projects
- Other duties as required

Qualifications
- Customer service/sales experience
- Excellent computer skills
- Attention to detail and the ability to problem solve 
- Clear and pleasant communication skills both over the phone and in person
- Flexibility and willingness to adapt to situations 
- Ability to handle intense situations while remaining calm  
- Willingness to get along with various personality types

Applicants are expected to be able to offer a minimum of 20 hours a week, and the ability to work up to 30 hours a week during busy performance times. Some evening and weekend hours are required. 

Cincinnati Opera Box Office Hours are: 
M-F 10:00am-5:00pm 
Select Saturdays of performance dates only noon - 1st Intermission 

Position starts April 1st, 2020 and ends  August 1st 2020 

Interested applicants please submit current resume to: 
lhiltenbeitel@cincinnatiopera.org 

Clifton Cultural Arts Center

Project Manager

Posted:
Feb 12, 2020

The Project Manager is responsible for the successful preparation and execution of free, public, mission-related art and music series: “Live! on the Plaza,” held in the Clifton Business District and sponsored by the Clifton Business Association (CBA); and “Shine on Short Vine” and “Music on Short Vine Square” held in the Short Vine Business District and sponsored by the Short Vine Association.

Events are scheduled during the following hours, and therefore you must be available to work during these hours. Hours are not guaranteed, as events may be cancelled due to rain or inclement weather.
- 3.0 hours (11:00am – 2:00pm) each Friday afternoon from June 5 – August 7.
- 4.5 hours (6:00 – 10:30pm) each Saturday night from June 6 – September 26.
- 4.5 hours (4:30 – 10:30pm) each Friday night from November 6 – 27.

Additionally, position will generally require an average of 5 hours per week throughout duration of contract.

Dates: April 1 – November 30, 2020; 10 – 20 hours per week. 
Rate: $15.75/hour (to be paid bi-weekly), no benefits eligible

The position will be supervised by the Clifton Cultural Arts Center’s Programs & Communication Manager and will regularly interact with CCAC staff, neighborhood and business partners, local music groups and artists, and the community at large. 

Responsibilities & Duties
- Coordinate all aspects of operational set-up and breakdown of events (e.g. equipment, welcome/info station, signage placement, etc.).
- Manage artist application process.
- Liaison for band/artist in weeks before events as well as throughout duration of event.
- Proper execution and completion of all pre- and post-event paperwork, including event summary (e.g. check requests for bands/artists, event attendance, incident report, survey data). 
- Community liaison, including band/artist introduction and providing interested parties with correct information about CCAC programs and events.

Requirements
- Successful candidates are extremely reliable, mature, detail-oriented, proactive, and upbeat. They are professional in their communications and confident in their problem-solving abilities. They are able to keep calm under pressure and remain tactful in stressful situations
- This position requires the candidate to have reliable transportation as moving oversized equipment from CCAC at Short Vine to various Uptown venues may be necessary.
- High School diploma/GED required; candidates pursuing careers in Arts/Event Management fields preferred.
- 1-3 years experience in event management, hospitality, customer relations and/or arts management.
- Ability to stand for long periods of time, and to lift and carry up to 35 pounds required, i.e. moving and setting up tables, sound system, tent, chairs, marketing materials, etc. 

To Apply 
Send the following information to hr@cliftonculturalarts.org by March 10, 2020. No phone calls, please. 
- Résumé
- Cover letter
- 3 professional references

1628 Ltd.

Call for Submission: Leftovers

Posted:
Feb 12, 2020
We are 1628 Ltd., a curated co-working space that is also a nontraditional gallery with quarterly art exhibitions located in Downtown Cincinnati. We partner with local artists, private art collectors, and arts organizations for exhibitions. We are currently seeking artists to apply for our coming exhibition, Leftovers, an art exhibition about food!

Everyone must eat, and everyone has their own relationships with food. This can mean cultural tradition, where food plays an integral role. This can be what your mother always served when she had guests over, carefully laying out a tray of sweets and drinks. This can mean what snacks you picked up on your way home from school, or your hangover breakfast with friends, or what takeout you get when you are home alone. 

The aesthetics of Leftovers will embody a playful but vital relationship with food. The work should be colorful and bold, while understanding that food is a key part of individual identity.

If you are interested in seeing the space before applying to the exhibition, please refer to this 1628 blog post. Here you will find a virtual tour of our current exhibition. 

The deadline to submit for the exhibition is Friday, February 28. The final decisions of art to be featured will be decided by Friday, March 14th. 

Please submit at the following link: https://1628ltd.typeform.com/to/Ml7jLH

Good luck, we can’t wait to see your artwork.

Apply online by Friday, February 28 @ 5pm 

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Leftovers

Eligibility
Established and emerging artists are encouraged to apply with up to 3 works per artist. Works should promote productivity and inspiration for our members, be appropriate for a professional workplace setting, be sturdy, durable, and ready to hang upon delivery. 

Entry Fee
There is no entry fee for submissions.

Artist Commission
1628 Ltd. is committed to supporting the local art community. Artists will receive 75% of the retail sale price while the remaining 25% commission is retained by 1628 Ltd. All pricing of exhibited artwork will be determined by the artist and published in the exhibition catalog.

Liability
1628 Ltd. will insure all work up to the listed retail price, and provides a secure facility
that is not open to the general public. Professional installation and deinstallation is
provided.

Photography Rights
Copyright and reproduction rights are reserved by the artist. 1628 Ltd. reserves
permission to use images of the works for marketing and record keeping purposes.

Public Opening
A free opening reception will occur on Thursday, June 4 from 6-8PM. Artists are highly encouraged, but not required to attend.

Medium 
Open to all mediums of both 2D and 3D work. 

Images
Please submit images that are focused, well lit, and of a clear resolution to show detail. 

Scale
Submissions that vary in size are encouraged. Please do not submit 2D work smaller than 16x20,” any smaller than this size does not show well in our space, unless part of a series. We welcome large scale work. Additionally, our space can accommodate several large scale pieces approximately 6-10’ x 4-5’.

Questions
Contact Annabel Biernat, 1628 Art Curator at art@1628ltd.com 

Important Dates
Submission Deadline: Friday, February 28 @ 5PM 
Notification of Acceptance: Friday, March 14
Hand-deliver Artwork: Saturday, May 30, 10am - 2pm
Opening Reception: Thursday, June 4, 6 - 8pm
Pick-up Artwork: Saturday, August 29, Time TBD

About 1628 Ltd.
1628 Ltd., a coworking space located in downtown Cincinnati’s Central Business District, offers communal coworking, office leases, and private event and meeting spaces for the modern professional.  The refined workspace environment combines the thoughtfully designed setting of a boutique hotel with a highly effective office. 1628 Ltd. members have access to concierge services, professional networks, group health care, and a number of other amenities that enable productivity. We believe where you work should work for you.  1628 Ltd. is a women-owned business.   Visit www.1628ltd.com to learn more. 

Location
11 Garfield Place, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra

Summermusik 2020 Stage Manager

Posted:
Feb 12, 2020
The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra (CCO) seeks a driven, organized Stage Manager who possesses superior communication and organizational skills, for the 2020 summer festival season. This position offers an opportunity to learn about the behind-the-scenes operations of a chamber orchestra during the CCO’s sixth annual Summermusik festival season. Specifically, the Stage Manager will take responsibility for staging requirements, including technical elements and physical conditions, for all rehearsals and performances for Summermusik 2020.

Dates: 4 weeks, starting sometime w/o August 3 through August 29, 2020.

Working hours: Specific hours will shift based on the days of rehearsals, performances and events. Please note: Due to the compact nature of the schedule of this festival, this position will require availability on several evenings and weekends.

Stipend: $1,000. The 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 Executive Director LeAnne Anklan.

Responsibilities and Duties
- Work with Executive Director 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 ED 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 ED 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
- 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 LeAnne Anklan at anklan@ccocincinnati.org by March 1, 2020. In subject line, please reference: CCO Stage Manager. 

About Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra
The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra creates intimate, transformative experiences that connect the musically curious. The CCO 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 Chamber Orchestra offers a vibrant and fresh musical experience in an intimate and informal setting, for both the seasoned and novice concert patron. The CCO’s size allows for flexibility and creativity in programming, the ideal ensemble for presenting orchestral works ranging from the Baroque and Classical eras to commissioned works by contemporary composers. Collaborations have become a hallmark of the CCO, including ongoing partnerships with VAE: Cincinnati’s Vocal Arts Ensemble and Madcap Puppets. 

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

Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra

Production Internship

Posted:
Feb 12, 2020
The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra (CCO) seeks a driven, organized Production Intern who possesses superior communication and organizational skills, for the 2020 summer festival season. This position offers college students an opportunity to learn about the behind-the-scenes operations of a chamber orchestra during the CCO’s sixth annual Summermusik festival season.

Dates: 7 weeks, July 15 through August 30, 2020.

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. We will do our best to be flexible on office hours once the festival begins.

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

Interns report to Executive Director LeAnne Anklan.

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

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

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

To Apply
Send resume and cover letter to LeAnne Anklan at anklan@ccocincinnati.org by March 1, 2020. In subject line, please reference: Production Internship. 

About Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra
The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra creates intimate, transformative experiences that connect the musically curious. The CCO 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 Chamber Orchestra 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.

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Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra

Marketing Internship

Posted:
Feb 12, 2020

The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra (CCO) seeks a driven, organized Marketing Intern who possesses superior communication and organizational skills, leading up to our 2020 summer festival season. This position offers college students an opportunity to learn about the behind-the-scenes operations of a chamber orchestra during the CCO’s sixth annual Summermusik festival season.

Dates: 7 weeks, July 15 through August 30, 2020.

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. We will do our best to be flexible on office hours once the festival begins.

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

Interns report to Executive Director LeAnne Anklan.

Responsibilities and Duties
- Assist Executive Director and Communications Director with a variety of tasks to help promote the 2020 festival, including but not limited to:
- Coordinate and manage onsite social media at all rehearsals, performances and special events
- Assist with promotional programs
- Marketing and communications copywriting, proofing and editing
- Conduct video interviews leading up to the festival for use on social media
- Update and maintain media files
- Distribute marketing materials throughout the community
- Provide general assistance to the CCO on various administrative tasks as assigned
- Build your Cincinnati artistic community network while working with many of the area’s top musicians

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

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

To Apply
Send resume and cover letter to LeAnne Anklan at anklan@ccocincinnati.org by March 1, 2020. In subject line, please reference: Marketing Internship. 

About Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra
The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra creates intimate, transformative experiences that connect the musically curious. The CCO 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 Chamber Orchestra offers a vibrant and fresh musical experience in an intimate and informal setting, for both the seasoned and novice concert patron. The CCO’s size allows for flexibility and creativity in programming, the ideal ensemble for presenting orchestral works ranging from the Baroque and Classical eras to commissioned works by contemporary composers. Collaborations have become a hallmark of the CCO, including ongoing partnerships with VAE: Cincinnati’s Vocal Arts Ensemble and Madcap Puppets. 

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

Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra

Box Office Internship (Pre-Festival)

Posted:
Feb 12, 2020
The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra (CCO) seeks a Box Office Intern who possesses strong communication and administrative skills, leading up to our 2020 summer festival season. This position offers college students an opportunity to learn about the behind-the-scenes operations of a chamber orchestra during the CCO’s sixth annual Summermusik festival season.

Dates: 7 weeks, May 4 through July 1, 2020.

Working hours: Monday through Friday, 1:00-5:00pm

Stipend: $1,000. Housing is not provided and is the responsibility of the intern.

Interns report to Executive Director LeAnne Anklan, but this position will also work very closely with Finance Director/Senior Grants Writer Ralf Ehrhardt who manages the CCO’s box office operations.

Responsibilities and Duties
- Assist Finance Director/Senior Grants Writer with a variety of tasks relating to festival ticketing operations.
- Learn the ins and outs of our CRM and ticketing database Spektrix
- Walk our patrons through the decision and purchase process for festival tickets, whether over the phone or in-person at the CCO offices
- Assist Executive Director (ED) and Marketing Intern with a variety of tasks to help promote the 2019 festival, including but not limited to:
- Assist ED with creating, proofing and sending out festival email newsletters and Performance Prep communications
- Assist with promotional programs
- Marketing and communications copywriting, proofing and editing
- Update and maintain media files
- Provide general assistance to the CCO on various administrative tasks as assigned
- Build your Cincinnati artistic community network while working with many of the area’s top musicians

Qualifications
- Experience working for not-for-profit organizations, preferably in the arts field
- Strong oral and written communication and analytical skills
- Experience in customer service positions, preferably in the arts field
- Knowledge of social media platforms
- Strong computer skills in the Microsoft Office suite. Knowledge of Photoshop and Illustrator a plus
- Knowledge of database software such as Spektrix a plus
- Detail-oriented and organized with a demonstrated ability to multitask, prioritize and meet deadlines
- Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment
- Demonstrated self-starter, who can also work as a member of our fun team!
- Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies and solutions quickly
- Undergraduate or graduate students studying arts administration, communications, marketing or related field preferred
- Ability to lift, carry and move up to 50 pounds

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

​To Apply
Send resume and cover letter to LeAnne Anklan at anklan@ccocincinnati.org by March 1, 2020. In subject line, please reference: Box Office Internship. 

About Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra
The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra creates intimate, transformative experiences that connect the musically curious. The CCO 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 Chamber Orchestra offers a vibrant and fresh musical experience in an intimate and informal setting, for both the seasoned and novice concert patron. The CCO’s size allows for flexibility and creativity in programming, the ideal ensemble for presenting orchestral works ranging from the Baroque and Classical eras to commissioned works by contemporary composers. Collaborations have become a hallmark of the CCO, including ongoing partnerships with VAE: Cincinnati’s Vocal Arts Ensemble and Madcap Puppets. 

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

Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra

Box Office Internship (Festival)

Posted:
Feb 12, 2020
The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra (CCO) seeks a Box Office Intern who possesses strong communication and administrative skills, leading up to our 2020 summer festival season. This position offers college students an opportunity to learn about the behind-the-scenes operations of a chamber orchestra during the CCO’s sixth annual Summermusik festival season.

Dates: 8 weeks, July 1 through August 30, 2020.

Working hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm with additional hours on days of performances and events. Please note: Due to the compact nature of the schedule of this festival, this position will require availability on several evenings and weekends.

Stipend: $1,150. Interns receive complimentary event admission and performance tickets. Housing is not provided and is the responsibility of the intern.

Interns report to Executive Director LeAnne Anklan, but this position will also work very closely with Finance Director/Senior Grants Writer Ralf Ehrhardt who manages the CCO’s box office operations.

Responsibilities and Duties
- Assist Finance Director/Senior Grants Writer (FD) with a variety of tasks relating to festival ticketing operations.
- Learn the ins and outs of our CRM and ticketing database, Spektrix
- Walk our patrons through the decision and purchase process for festival tickets, whether over the phone or in-person at the CCO offices
- Work with the FD to set up and work at the box office at all festival events
- Assist Executive Director (ED) and Marketing Intern with a variety of tasks to help promote the 2020 festival, including but not limited to:
- Assist ED with creating, proofing and sending out festival email newsletters and Performance Prep communications
- Assist with promotional programs
- Marketing and communications copywriting, proofing and editing
- Update and maintain media files
- Distribute marketing materials throughout the community
- Provide general assistance to the CCO on various administrative tasks as assigned
- Build your Cincinnati artistic community network while working with many of the area’s top musicians

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

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

To Apply
Send resume and cover letter to LeAnne Anklan at anklan@ccocincinnati.org by March 1, 2020. In subject line, please reference: Box Office Internship. 

About Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra
The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra creates intimate, transformative experiences that connect the musically curious. The CCO 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 Chamber Orchestra 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.

Kennedy Heights Arts Center

Director of Arts Engagement and Learning

Posted:
Feb 10, 2020
Founded in 2004, Kennedy Heights Arts Center is a community arts center in a racially and economically diverse neighborhood in Cincinnati, Ohio. Its mission to enhance the life of the surrounding community through arts and cultural experiences that embrace diversity, foster creativity and build community. 

Kennedy Heights Arts Center seeks an energetic, forward-thinking individual to lead and manage its arts education initiatives, community partnerships, and public engagement.  The Director of Arts Engagement and Learning oversees the development and delivery of arts and cultural programs for all ages at Kennedy Heights Arts Center, and the coordination of community engagement initiatives in alignment with KHAC’s mission and strategic goals. 

The ideal candidate will have a collaborative spirit, experience working in the arts and with diverse populations, and a passion for community building. This is a full-time, salaried position reporting to the Executive Director.  

Essential Functions

Program Development and Management
- Oversee the development and execution of visual and performing arts educational programming for youth ages 5-17 and adults, in collaboration with contracted instructors
- Foster positive educational experiences via developmentally appropriate and innovative methods, which are consistent with academic standards
- Hire and supervise 20+ contractual instructors to teach classes and camps
- Teach occasional art classes and workshops

Community Partnerships and Outreach
- Partner with public schools, libraries and community organizations to provide on-site arts programs serving underserved populations. 
- Partner with artists to co-create art with community members, which strengthens bonds between diverse residents 
- Coordinate artist residencies, field studies and arts integration programs for the Woodford Arts and Culture Academy, a Cincinnati Public Schools K-6 Vision 2020 initiative
- Develop and produce course descriptions, program catalogues, social media content, and marketing strategies to promote increasing and diverse participation in KHAC programs
- Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders and provide organizational leadership for engaging stakeholders in dialogue that informs and advances our work

Program Evaluation, Grant Writing and Administration
- Establish and maintain a system for evaluating program effectiveness to measure customer satisfaction and impact
- Assist with grant writing for program funding and submit reports to funders
- Establish performance standards for all personnel to assure that contractual service objectives are attained, and ensure performance targets are met

Qualifications
- A Bachelor’s Degree in art, art education or related field
- 5 years of professional experience in the art education and/or arts administration field
- Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form
- Ability to work cooperatively with diverse colleagues, parents, and community members
- Excellent analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills
- A strong knowledge of Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Compensation:  Starting salary of $38,000 – 42,000, plus benefits.

To Apply: Please e-mail a resume, cover letter and three references to Ellen Muse-Lindeman at ellen@kennedyarts.org by February 28, 2020.

Kennedy Heights Arts Center is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from a broad spectrum of candidates reflecting the diversity of the community we serve. 

Antonio Violins

Retail Sales Associate

Posted:
Feb 10, 2020

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Music, if this phrase resonates with you, then working at Antonio Violins could be right for you! While we are primarily a retail store, our team at Antonio Violins strives to go beyond a traditional sales approach. We feel that every person has a right to Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Music, so we strive to provide support and education to every student we encounter, whether in the store or in the community.

Community Engagement
We are fortunate to cater to a city rich in artistic expression. This provides us with many opportunities to do what we love – teach the community about stringed instruments. Look for us at Music Labs with the Cincinnati Pops, the Greater Cincinnati Holiday Market, The Midwest Homeschool Convention, Cincinnati Redsfest, Artswave’s Macy’s Arts Sampler Weekend, and more. Try out the cello, strum a ukulele, take a peek at our deconstructed instruments – we’d love to see you!

Awards & Partnerships
Antonio Violins is honored to have been recognized as a Top 100 Dealer by the National Association of Music Merchants, the global association of music products and retailers, for the past five years.

Give Back
As musicians, we are primarily focused on supporting music programs in the city in any way we are able. We work closely with programs such as MyCincinnati, NoteAble, Melodic Connections, and the Adaptive Music Project to provide services such as repairs, volunteer staff, instruments, books, and music accessories.

- Reliable transportation to attend events and make school visits
- Must be available weekends and some evenings
- Must be capable of maintaining social media accounts and website– or ability to learn
- Skilled in basic computer skills and troubleshooting
- Proficient in playing either violin/viola/cello/bass
- Ability to learn the technical side of instrument construction and be able to explain fluently
- Highly personable and outgoing both in store and at events. Comfortable leading group classes when needed
- Highly detailed and organized
- Competent writing skills for press releases, social media and customer correspondence
- Ability to learn inventory management
- Must be self-starter
- Can work independently and in a team successfully

Please send resume and cover letter to shawna@antonioviolin.com

Fitton Center for Creative Arts

Director of Finance

Posted:
Feb 10, 2020
Position Overview
- Full Time Position (40hrs p/w)
- Reports Directly to the Executive Director
- Works directly with all departments 
- Direct Reports: Administrative Specialist at Front Desk
- Salary to be negotiated 

Key Responsibilities
- Management of all book keeping and general ledger administration
- Management of all financial records
- Management of all banking: deposits & record keeping
- Cash management, oversight and control checks
- Management of Invoicing and accounts receivable 
- Management of accounts payable
- Management of employee files and HR
- Management of policies and procedures
- Management of contracts with third party vendors
- Financial reporting to Executive Director including cash projections
- Financial reporting to the Board and Hamilton Community Foundation (monthly/bi-monthly)
- Oversight of Payroll (with Payroll services by external CPA firm)
- Oversight of database & systems management 
- Oversight of donor & sponsorship records and management in conjunction with the Director of Development
- Oversight of grant applications, record keeping and reporting in conjunction with grants manager
- Oversight of the Ovation Ticketing & Database System in direct consultation with the Development and Marketing staff
- Oversight of the administrative structure and record keeping of all departments, with particular attention to financial and grant records
- Work directly with CPA to prepare audit and annual 990

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

Qualificiations
- 3-5 Years Finance Department experience essential 
- Excellent QuickBooks skills and management experience essential 
- Education in accountancy, financial management or non-profit management 
- Strong systems and administration skills preferred 
- Must be extremely organized

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 25 years. The entire complex is dedicated to the arts in all disciplines and for all ages and abilities of participants. The Fitton Center 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!

fittoncenter.org 
facebook.com/FittonCenter


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

Ian MacKenzie-Thurley
Executive Director 
c/o Megan Huffman
megan@fittoncenter.org
Fitton Center for Creative Arts
101 S. Monument Avenue
Hamilton, OH 45011, USA

Closing Date
Monday February 24, 2020

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

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

Know Theatre of Cincinnati

Venue Technicians

Posted:
Feb 10, 2020
The Know Theatre of Cincinnati is seeking Venue Technicians for the 2020 Cincy Fringe Festival. This is a paid position that reports to the Fringe Production Manager, Know Production Stage Manager and Technical Director. Dates and more information are listed below. Please contact us if you are interested in this opportunity. 

Dates 
- Load in Flexible (May 18 - May 28) 
- Festival Dates (May 29- June 14) 
- Strike (June 15-18)

Compensation 
- Stipend range $400 to $900 depending on schedule
- Cincinnati Fringe Festival Pass
- Discounts at the bar and additional tickets


General Statement of Job Function
Be part of the Cincy Fringe Festival, a two week celebration of new and experimental performing and visual arts in Over-the-Rhine. Venue Technicians are instrumental in creating a fun and welcoming environment for artists and patrons at the Festival. As a Fringe Venue Tech, you will be running each performance, technical rehearsal, and changeover for your venue. Come join the team!


Principle Duties and Responsibilities
- Managing and communicating with Fringe artists to provide smooth tech process and show experience.
- Consistent communication with Fringe staff, including submitting show reports daily.
- Participation in installation of technical equipment for 20 hours during the load in period, in all venues.
- Presence at all technical rehearsals for shows, which may be scheduled prior to the festival’s opening date, and may be scheduled in the morning/afternoon.
- Opening and closing your venue – responsible for retrieving and returning the keys to your venue each day if applicable.
- Ensuring that all Fringe equipment is working properly at the top of each day.  This includes testing all sound and lighting equipment, as well as checking any set pieces and audience elements for damage.
- Running the light board and/or the sound board for each show, as needed.
- Participation in strike of technical equipment.  This will occur on the final day of the festival, as shows are closing, up to 11pm. An additional 10 hours of strike may be scheduled during the strike period.
- Maintain a clean and functional workspace, including cleaning of the stage area and house after each performance.
- Maintain professionalism as a representative of the Fringe Festival at all times.

Skills 
- Experience working in a theatrical or event setting. 
- Basic knowledge of sound and lighting equipment. 
- Ability to lift 25 lbs. 
- Excellent time management skills.
- Communication, collaboration, and organization skills.
- Positive attitude and willingness to creatively problem solve. 


To apply for this position, please send the following to stagemanager@knowtheatre.com:
- Resume
- Availability for load-in and strike dates
- Potential conflicts for festival dates

Interviews will begin on March 9th. We suggest that applications be submitted by February 28th, however, applications will be rolling until all positions are filled. 

Keep Cincinnati Beautiful

Administration and Events Coordinator

Posted:
Feb 10, 2020
Keep Cincinnati Beautiful is seeking an Administration and Events Coordinator. The Administration and Events Coordinator is responsible for administrative tasks and organizing fundraising events across program areas. The Administration and Events Coordinator will report directly to and work closely, with the Executive Director. The position is 32-hours with full-time benefits including paid sick days and vacation, health, dental, life insurance, and retirement. The salary range is $27,000-$32,000 and commensurate with experience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- (40%) Plan and organize fundraising events.
   - Coordinate large annual events hosted by Keep Cincinnati Beautiful including Earth Day OTR, Community Breakfast, Cincy Block Party, and Love Thy ‘Nati. 
   - Support smaller fundraisers with outside partners (Charitable Suds, Bunbury, etc.) 
   - Assist the Development Manager with fundraising tasks (mailings, tabling, etc.).
- (40%) Administer community resource programs.
   - Complete tasks related to Safe and Clean Neighborhood Fund, Private Lot Abatement Program, and Help A Lot. 
   - Provide leadership at large-scale community & corporate volunteer events.
- (20%) Oversee office administrative tasks.
   - Manage transactional HR, office orders, onboarding staff, assisting the bookkeeper, and answering the main telephone line.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Works well on a team and collaborates well with others
- Proficient in Microsoft Suite (especially Excel) and Google Suite
- Detail-oriented
- Self-motivated
- Organized
- Ability to communicate with people of diverse backgrounds
- Enjoys working outside and with community volunteers

Other Requirements
- Reliable transportation and valid driver’s license

To Apply
- Please attach your Cover Letter and Resume (PDF format) in an email to jonathan@keepcincinnatibeautiful.org with the subject line: Administration and Events Coordinator Application “YOUR NAME”

WVXU

Freelance Writers

Posted:
Feb 10, 2020
WVXU is looking for motivated freelance writers based in and familiar with the Cincinnati area to help us expand our coverage into underserved communities (communities of color, LGBTQ+, youth, etc.) across the Tri-State. We are particularly interested in under-reported stories that pertain to arts and culture, the environment and neighborhood issues. The writer(s) for this position are embedded in communities and can bring fresh angles to story coverage.

Ideal candidates will:
- Be able to pitch, report and write at least one story a month at a minimum of 500 words
- Go off script from press releases to examine and reveal the true impact of a trend or event from all perspectives
- Be highly organized and dependable, able to consistently meet deadlines
- Be familiar with content management systems
- Enjoy working in a collaborative manner

Application materials: resume, two writing samples and a cover letter detailing the unique perspective and stories you're ready to tell.

Broadcast experience is not required but a plus. If interested contact jobs@cinradio.org. Rate will be commensurate with experience.

OTR Museum

Director of Museum Administration

Posted:
Feb 3, 2020
Position
The Director of Museum Administration will handle all day-to-day tasks of the museum, support and assist the board with fundraising, and bear the primary responsibility for external marketing and communication. They will also manage and coordinate museum programs, including a robust walking tour program, and may help to develop an education program. The director will join a dedicated team invested in the success of the museum project. 

The Community
Over-the-Rhine is Cincinnati’s most intact nineteenth century urban neighborhood. Characterized by three to five story brick tenement buildings, the neighborhood has been home to German immigrants, later waves of Europeans, Appalachian migrants, and African Americans displaced by urban renewal. The neighborhood is currently undergoing a period of rapid change. 

The Organization 
The Over-the-Rhine Museum is a five-year-old nonprofit dedicated to uncovering, preserving, and celebrating all the stories Over-the-Rhine has to tell. As recent changes in Over-the-Rhine cause significant alteration of the neighborhood’s historic urban fabric, we seek to create a bricks-and-mortar museum space based roughly on the immersive model of New York City’s Lower East Side Tenement Museum. We have recently purchased a two-building complex and are at the preliminary stages of planning for the interpretation and redevelopment of the site. Additionally, we currently administer four signature programs--a quarterly lecture series, oral history project, traveling exhibition, and walking tour program--in addition to other occasional programs and events. For more information, please visit our website at www.otrmuseum.org.

Responsibilities  

Administrative
- Support and liaison with the museum board of directors, board committees, and advisory board. 
- Manage and maintain all day-to-day office tasks, including correspondence, accounts payable and associational memberships. 
- Coordinate and manage museum budgets with museum treasurer and other members of the executive board. 
- Create and maintain master schedule for all meetings and events. 
- Conduct research to assist with short and long-term planning. 
- Coordinate and manage all aspects of the museum’s walking tour program. 
- Administer the museum’s oral history program together with the volunteer oral history coordinator. 
- Coordinate and support volunteers together with the board’s volunteer coordinator. 

Grants and Fundraising
- Work under the direction of the board fundraising committee. 
- Conduct grant research and draft initial grant applications. 
- Ensure grant compliance and draft grant reports. 
- Conduct prospect research, manage prospect database, and coordinate donor relationships together with board members. 
- Provide administrative support of prospect relationships.
- Coordinate and manage fundraising events and parties together with board committees as needed.

Marketing and Public Relations
- Work closely with the board public relations committee to develop and execute a proactive marketing plan.
- Manage all social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram, etc), museum website, online ticketing, email newsletter, and general online presence. 
- Write and distribute press releases, and develop and maintain relationships with local, regional and national media. 
 
Building
- Provide administrative support for restoration and renovation work of the museum’s permanent home. 
- Maintain keys and security for building together with board committee.
- Manage relationships with neighbors and community members regarding possible construction and renovation conflicts and interruptions.
- Manage storefront for events and retail operations.

Depending on skills, qualifications and interest, the director will also assist in developing the museum’s education program. 

Qualifications 
The ideal candidate will be flexible and able to work, both independently and closely with our board, to bring tasks to completion. We are seeking someone comfortable with our status as a young, evolving organization who can handle a broad array of tasks efficiently. A successful candidate must be firmly committed to the museum’s mission, which includes working with and engaging all members of a diverse and rapidly changing urban community. The ability to have respect for all museum stakeholders will be key to success in this position. 
- Degree in museum studies, historic preservation, non-profit administration, public history, humanities, management, or related fields preferred. 
- Two or more years administrative experience preferred. 
- Well-developed organizational skills required.
- Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Must be self-motivated and able to work without direct supervision.
- Must be comfortable working with a wide range of individuals. 
- Experience with social networking and marketing platforms (including Facebook, Mailchimp, Twitter, and Instagram) required. 
- Experience with office tools including Microsoft Office and Google cloud programs and an openness to learning new digital tools required. 
- Experience writing grant applications and other fundraising activities preferred. 

Salary and Benefits  
Salary for this position is $40,000, plus benefits, including health insurance and funds for professional development. 

Anticipated start date: April 1, 2020. 

To Apply 
Please submit a resume and cover letter describing relevant experience and qualifications, and interest in the position. Also please provide the names and contact information for three professional references. All materials should be submitted, in one combined PDF document, as an email attachment sent to hello@otrmuseum.org. Please use the subject line DIRECTOR OF MUSEUM ADMINISTRATION in your correspondence. For full consideration please submit applications by Feb. 23, 2020. 

The Over-the-Rhine Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to age, race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran's status, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression. 
 

Cincinnati Art Musuem

Horticulturalist

Posted:
Feb 3, 2020
 The Cincinnati Art Museum is seeking a creative and detail oriented individual to join the team in the position of Horticulturalist in the Building and Grounds department of the museum. This is a full-time position, regularly scheduled 40 hours per week and is eligible for benefits.   

Position Summary 
Leads the horticultural functions of the museum by creating and maintaining horticultural displays to drive year-round attendance and further CAM’s mission. Manages and maintains all the parts of the natural exterior façade, including, but not limited to forests surrounding the museum and Art Climb hillside structure.  Develops and monitors departmental structure and responsibilities to accomplish short-term and long-term goals.  Candidates must be a good communicator and be able to work on multiple projects simultaneously.  Provides daily supervision of contractors, volunteers and/or volunteer work crews; may supervise special team projects.

Primary Job Functions
- Meets regularly with Building and Grounds Manager for work assignments to plan and coordinate projects determining necessary personnel or discussion of garden concerns; assigns garden supervisors with specific tasks and may participate in the more difficult and/or complex tasks or projects.- Performs regular inspections throughout the gardens; routine inspections may identify insect/disease problems, weed control needs, etc.; reports major problems or concerns to Building and Grounds Manager.- Responsible for the personal proper use and maintenance of tools, equipment, and materials; performs minor maintenance of power equipment and irrigation; refers more serious problems to the Building and Grounds Manager; oversees proper use and maintenance of tools and equipment by assigned garden staff.- Responsible for maintaining required knowledge of established garden plants and understanding the cultural requirements to maintain their growth and cultivation.- Record plant information identify plant material, and process records for plant accession records using “Access” PC records program. Assign accession numbers and tag new specimen plants, and plants propagated from, that need to be tracked.- Maintain horticultural calendar for bloom periods, seasonal cultural needs, etc. Tag plants in the nursery and follow up with recording the planting location information. Maintain plant labels and tags in Gardens. De-accession dead or missing plants.
- Lead horticultural tours as needed, assist with educational programming and special events.- Demonstrates a continual positive effort to maintain effective working relationships with staff, volunteers, and management.- Turf and lawn maintenance including tree care.- Weed and water as needed

Working Conditions
- Must be able to lift at least 60 lbs.- Must be able to perform strenuous physical work outside in the Ohio weather year-round, sometimes under unfavorable weather conditions and exposure to insects.- Continual or prolonged periods of time bending, stooping, reaching, crouching, kneeling, crawling, digging, and lifting.- Continuous communication and/or interaction with staff, volunteers, visitors, and Management.- Occasional weekend and/or holiday work required to meet departmental deadlines or to provide staff support for CAM special events.- Use of independent good judgment to be applied when troubleshooting problems or determining needs.

Minimum Requirements
- Bachelor’s degree in horticulture, botany, natural sciences or high school diploma and at least 6 years of professional horticulturist or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Minimum of four (4) years’ experience as a professional horticulturist.
- Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in management position 
- Demonstrated knowledge of plants native to Ohio and Kentucky.


Apply for Horticulturalist using the link below: 

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=347b7c9b-5aac-4d96-ab81-3b32a60f7052&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=173323&lang=en_US&source=CC4


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

Cincinnati Art Museum

Associate Director of Donor Programs & Events

Posted:
Feb 3, 2020
The Cincinnati Art Museum is seeking a full time Associate Director of Donor Programs and Events to work in the Cincinnati Art Museum’s Philanthropy office.  This is a full-time position with a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.

Position Summary
The Associate Director of Donor Engagement oversees all donor, member and affiliate group programs and events, including receptions, dinners, lunches and lectures that help to cultivate, solicit, and steward existing and prospective donors.  The position owns and serves as the primary point of contact for planning and executing the Art Museum’s major fundraising events such as Art in Bloom, and Gala. 
Under the direct supervision of the Director of Philanthropy, this position works closely with volunteer leadership and staff to execute high-level events. In addition, it is responsible for developing successful relationships with vendors, both internal and external, to ensure that events are cost efficient and within budget.
This position manages a full-time program coordinator for donor events tasked with the execution of high-level donor, member and affiliate group programs and events. 
 
Primary Responsibilities

Fundraising
- Directly manages all aspect of museum fundraising events, including Art in Bloom, Summer Fundraiser and Gala.
- Develops and leads the execution of special event fundraising strategies including, peer-to-peer solicitation, corporate sponsorship direct mail, and on-site fundraising strategies such as auctions etc. Participates in direct personal gift solicitation as needed. 
- Creates new fundraising events as needed which will raise funds for the Art Museum, and oversees volunteer committees organizing such events
- Provides creativity, strategic thinking and leadership in the planning and execution of membership and donor events, including receptions, dinners, luncheons, and lectures that help to cultivate, solicit, and steward existing and prospective donors.
- Owns event fundraising goals as outlined in the museum’s budget. 

Volunteer Management
- Oversees and acts as primary museum point of contact for volunteer committees tasked with organizing museum fundraisers. 
- Coaches, educates, motivates and supports volunteer committees in the execution of peer-to-peer fundraising and sponsorship solicitation.
- Oversees strategy for the management of museum affiliate groups and their associated programs, including the Women’s Committee, Duveneck Association, CAM Catalysts and Volunteer Advisory Committee. 

Management and Other Responsibilities
- Manages full-time Donor Events Coordinator. 
- Coordinates staff resources to support museum fundraising events, including but not limited to internal hospitality team, marketing, public relations and design.
- Oversees the creation of all written material as it relates to donor/member events and fundraisers. This includes invitations, sponsor packets and solicitation letters. 
- Delivers post-event reporting, acknowledgement letters, recognition, budgeting evaluation and future event recommendations.
- Attends and staffs all major donor events.
- Other duties as assigned by the Director of Philanthropy.

Requirements
- A four-year (4) college degree. 
- Qualified candidates will have 3-5 years of experience working directly with major fundraisers or other donor events with a track record of success managing volunteer planning committees. 
- Must have proven ability to execute small and large-scale events. Experience managing staff a plus. 
- A proven ability to work successfully with others to achieve institutional objectives. 
- Must be able to create and manage events that produce significant income and must have outstanding relationship building abilities.  
- Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills and a good working knowledge of database, word processing, and other relevant computer programs.  
- Must be proficient in creating and administering budgets.  
- Must possess the ability to present information effectively and respond to questions from volunteers, Art Museum staff, donors, members of the Art Museum, and the general public.  
- Must be extremely proactive and self-motivated to achieve department and institutional goals.  
- Evenings and weekends availability are required for this position.

To Apply
Apply for Associate Director of Donor Programs & Events using the link below: 

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=347b7c9b-5aac-4d96-ab81-3b32a60f7052&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=173268&lang=en_US&source=CC4

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.

Contemporary Arts Center

Education Assistant

Posted:
Feb 3, 2020
The Contemporary Arts Center is seeking a candidate to fill our Education Assistant position.

Founded in 1939 as one of the first institutions in the United States dedicated to showing contemporary art, the Contemporary Arts Center seeks applicants for the part time position of Education Assistant.

Overview
The Education Assistant position reports directly to the Directors of Creative Learning and Interpretive Learning.  They will work a flexible, though pre-determined, 20—25 hour work week.  Main responsibilities include administrative tasks for the department.  

Education Assistant Specific Duties
- Maintains various Education databases.
- Maintenance of evaluation reporting.
- Creation of Annual Education Report.
- Creation of monthly informatics reports.
- Creation of bi-annual Education revenue reports.
- Communication with Foundation Relations Manager for grant reporting.
- Maintenance of Education Learning/Reflection Spaces.
- Maintenance of Art Lab and 6R spaces.
- Meeting setting, Education and other committee scheduling and communication.
- Perform other duties (such as marketing and programmatic) 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.

Requirements
- College experience in arts administration or arts is preferred. 
- Applicants must have 1 year minimum previous experience. 
- Excellent customer service skills.
- Knowledge of MS Office (Word, Access and Excel).
- Interest in contemporary art. 
- Excellent verbal, writing and time management skills.
- This job requires gathering supplies and organization—should be able to lift 30lb and use a ladder.

Application Process
Please send cover letter and resume by February 17, 2020 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 hcohill@cincycac.org.  No phone calls accepted, nor returned.

The Contemporary Arts Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Clifton Cultural Arts Center

Instructor, CCACMakes Program

Posted:
Feb 3, 2020
CCACMakes Instructors are responsible for the successful execution of weekly visual arts classes – including course curriculum design, supply and space preparation, and teaching – to be held at CCAC partner schools and organizations. Classes should be designed to be engaging and hands-on, teaching students new skills in a highly interactive, personalized tactile way. Classes meet on weekdays after-school in four-week sessions. The position will regularly interact with CCAC staff, school and program partners, parents and students. This position reports to the Programs and Communication Manager and is compensated $30/class hour plus a $15/class hour planning stipend.

Sample classes include weaving, simple circuitry, instrument-making, hand-built ceramics and other similar hands-on experiences.

Responsibilities and Duties
- Availability from 2:00 – 5:30 p.m. on one or more weekdays.
- Create and implement course curriculum, including space set up and supply ordering.
- Accompany students from designated pick-up area to the classroom at partner school or organization.
- Teach and supervise up to 15 students in grades PreK – 6.
- Collect attendance information and provide to Programs and Communication Manager.
- Other duties as assigned.
 
Requirements
- Successful candidates are extremely reliable, detail-oriented, proactive, and upbeat. They are professional in their communications and confident in their problem-solving abilities. 
- High School diploma/GED required; candidates with prior teaching and classroom management experience preferred.
- Pass a local Hamilton County background check.

To Apply 
Send the following information to emalene.benson@cliftonculturalarts.org. No phone calls, please. 
- Cover letter
- Résumé/CV
- 3 professional references
- 1–3 class proposals

Application Deadline: February 13, 2020
 

Cincinnati Opera

Director of Marketing

Posted:
Jan 31, 2020

Cincinnati Opera is seeking a Director of Marketing whose job it will be to achieve revenue targets in ticket sales, expand and diversify the audience, and build brand awareness. Reporting to the General Director & CEO, the Director of Marketing will be a key member of the 7-member senior leadership team. S/he will be an enthusiastic supporter of opera with a track record of success in sales or marketing. 

Roles and Responsibilities

Brand Management and Earned Revenue
- Create a multi-channel marketing strategy and sales plan to support subscription, single ticket, and group sales goals.
- Develop annual box office revenue targets in collaboration with the company’s CFO. 
- Ensure excellent customer service throughout the patron experience by working closely with the Box Office and Front of House teams.
- Lead content creation and messaging for website and digital communications, including targeted email marketing, video production, and social media.
- Serve as brand manager and develop key messages for Cincinnati Opera communications.
- Provide regular reporting on audience dynamics, market research, and industry trends.
- Create and manage expense budgets for advertising and promotions.
- Monitor sales, forecast revenue, and provide analysis of ticket sales. 
- Serve as an active participant in programming discussions.

Team Building and Internal Communication
- Serve as an encouraging leader to a five-person team (Senior Graphic Designer, Marketing Manager, Director of Ticketing, Ticketing System Manager, and Data Analyst), providing vision for the department and career development opportunities.
- Promote a collaborative, participatory, and compassionate work environment. 
- Establish and maintain productive and collaborative working relationships with staff and board members.
- Provide marketing strategy for other departments as required.
- Present research and results, revenue and expense projections, and other marketing updates with the marketing team, senior staff, and board committees as required.
- Ensure that all advertising campaigns, external messaging, and collateral materials represent the mission, vision, and values of the company.

Job Requirements 
- Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field from an accredited college or university.
- 5-10 years of professional experience in marketing or sales.
- Experience in interpreting statistical data that advances decision making.
- Familiarity with standard opera repertoire.
- An optimistic and solution-oriented temperament.
- Excellent verbal, written, and listening skills.
- Evening and weekend work required.

To apply, submit cover letter, resume, contact information for three references, and salary requirements to hr@cincinnatiopera.org or Human Resources, Cincinnati Opera, 1243 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202. Open until filled. 

Cincinnati Opera 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.

 

Baker Hunt Art and Cultural Center

Contracted Teachers

Posted:
Jan 27, 2020
Baker Hunt Art and Cultural Center seeks passionate and dedicated teachers to join our team.

Opportunities May Include 

- Teaching an 8-week class in Winter or Spring 2020 for students ages 3-18 
- Teaching a 1-week Summer Art Camp for youth ages 4-13 in Summer 2020
- Teaching on location at community outreach partners
- Teaching condensed classes or workshops
- Leading art outreach programs at our community partners
- We are looking for instructors in ALL art forms including but not limited to visual arts, music, theater, dance, creative writing, cooking, mind and body, and technology

Application Deadline: February 28, 2020
 
Responsibilities 
- Develop and lead a variety of art projects that are creative, engaging, and include clear learning objectives
- Prepare for and clean up after classes
- Communicate regularly with the Education and Programs Director 
- Be an ambassador for Baker Hunt and our goal to change lives through art, education, and community.

Qualifications and Requirements 
- Qualified applicants should have a degree or equivalent work experience in their fields.
- Must have previous experience teaching youth and/or adults 
- Applicants should be self-motivated, a team player, positive, professional, organized, and comfortable working with diverse populations 
- Must have the ability to maintain regular attendance and have reliable, personal transportation
- Must be able to perform position responsibilities including, materials purchasing and handling, administration functions, and student services

Compensation ranges based on program or class structure. 
 
To Apply 
Please send a Cover Letter and Resume/CV to Karen Etling, Executive Director, karen@bakerhunt.org 
 
Additional information that can be sent is a previous class or project descriptions with images of completed projects or student work. 
 
The Baker Hunt Art and Cultural Center is an Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity and inclusiveness.
www.bakerhunt.org

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

Interim Resident Scenic Designer

Posted:
Jan 24, 2020
Reports to: Production Manager
Start Date: Flexible, by June 22, 2020
End Date: May 16, 2021 (with option to become permanent staff)

About the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
The Cincinnati Shakespeare Company (CSC) is a resident ensemble theatre company bringing Shakespeare and the Classics to life for audiences of all ages. Operating out of The Otto M. Budig Theater, CSC hosts a year-round theatrical season in addition to special events, educational programming, and outreach efforts. In its theatrical portfolio, CSC executes up to 10 mainstage productions and 6 touring productions annually. Beyond its mainstage, CSC supports collaborations with many local community and arts organizations.

Diversity and inclusion are priorities of the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company. CSC strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, sex, religion, creed, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or any other legally protected classification. Applicants of varied backgrounds are highly encouraged to apply.

Position Overview
The Interim Resident Scenic Designer is essential to the production team at CSC, collaborating closely with resident & guest designers, the Production Manager, and the Producing Artistic Director to ensure that CSC executes all of its projects to the highest artistic standard possible. The Interim Resident Scenic Designer is responsible for several CSC mainstage and touring scenic designs per season in addition to serving as the paint charge for all CSC productions.

The Interim Resident Scenic Designer has a base schedule of 9am-5:30pm, Monday through Friday. Extended hours and modified workweeks as a result of technical rehearsal schedules, rental appointments, special events, and specific production needs are necessary in this role. 

The Production Department at CSC truly operates as a team. As a collective constantly striving to achieve excellence, it is possible that the Interim Resident Scenic Designer may be asked to assist departments beyond their areas of focus or expertise. This effort is requested under exceptional circumstances.

A successful candidate will receive the option to expand this into a permanent position.

Qualifications
Required skills include:
- Three years of professional scenic design experience or comparable higher-level education/design experience.
- Demonstrated artistic and design experience working with modest to mid-size material budgets.
- Demonstrated ability to communicate design ideas and intent (renderings, models, sketches, research, etc.).
- Comfortable working on multiple productions simultaneously.
- Advanced scenic artistry skills.
- Must be able to lift 40lbs occasionally, bend, kneel, climb ladders, and work at heights.

Preferred skills include:
- Intermediate prop artistry and/or scenic carpentry skills.
- Experience supervising overhire painters.

A successful candidate will also possess the following attributes:
- Strong verbal communication skills.
- Effective listening and problem-solving skills.
- Ability to thrive and adapt in a fast-paced, detail-oriented environment.
- Self-sufficient while also a collaborative team player.
- Enthusiasm, integrity, and energy.
- Tactful communication under stress.
- A sense of humor.

Responsibilities
Production
- Serve as the Scenic Designer for up to (6) mainstage productions and (2) touring productions per season – historic average of 5 designs per season.
    - Read, research, and analyze the script—with consideration of cuts—to execute a design plan.
    - Collaborate with creative team to ensure a cohesive and world-class design product.
    - Adhere to production benchmark schedule for design phase executions.
    - Design scenic elements as agreed upon between Designers, Directors, and Artistic Director.
    - Source rentals required for design execution.
    - Collaborate intimately with the Technical Director and Production Manager to ensure timely and accurate execution of designs while being respectful of design budgets.
    - Source and purchase items required for design execution.
    - Attend design launches, production meetings, technical rehearsals and first rehearsals.
    - Present designs at first rehearsal.
- Present designs at first rehearsal if the production’s scenic designer is unable to attend.
- Head the paints department, including serving as the charge artist on all productions.
- General work calls including:
    - Participate in scenic strikes and changeovers.
    - Participate in stage cleaning and preparation leading into technical rehearsals and build processes.
    - Participate in prop department execution and management.

Management
- Manage one full-time Properties Manager and overhire painters on an as-scheduled.
    - Approve time cards bi-weekly.
- Regularly oversee CSC interns in production department rotations.
- Oversee paint shop.
    - Schedule work in paint department to meet production deadlines.
    - Manage scene shop, equipment, and regular maintenance.
    - Maintain inventory of expendables; order supplies and stock items as needed.
    - Keep shop and storage areas clean and organized.
- Participate in staff annual review processes.
- Maintain and enforce high safety standards.

Fiscal
- Collaborate with Production Manager to establish annual scenic and paint department budgets, including:
    - Material budgets per production
    - Overhire budgets
    - Annual shop and expendable supply budgets
    - Capital expense recommendations
- Weekly expense reporting.
- Analyze financial reports to observe spending patterns, budgetary issues, identify reporting or processing errors, and avoid overspending.

General
- Must have a reliable mode of personal transportation.
- Adhere to company policies and regulations per the CSC Company Handbook.
- Maintain a safe, fair, and ethical working environment.
- Collaborate with the Production Manager and Producing Artistic Director to improve overall aesthetic product and production processes.
- Other duties as requested by the Production Manager.

Compensation & Benefits
This is a full time, salaried, exempt position with an annual salary of $35,568 (received through biweekly payroll). In addition to this salary, the Resident Scenic Designer receives:
- Ten days of paid vacation, accrued seasonally.
- Six days of paid sick leave, accrued seasonally.
- Paid holiday leave.
- At-risk compensation includes participation in CSC’s profit sharing bonus program starting with second season of employment.
- Access to group health insurance through Anthem with 50% of employee premiums paid by CSC.
- Optional enrollment in Health Savings Account plan.
- Access to dental insurance through Dental Care Plus with 50% of employee premiums paid by CSC.
- Life and AD&D coverage for the employee paid by CSC.
- Maternity/paternity leave, short-term medical leave.
- Access to group vision insurance (premiums paid by employee).
- Optional health, dental, and life insurance coverage for dependents (premiums paid by employee).
- 401k Retirement Savings Plan with employer match.
- Free access to CSC educational programming for dependents (Groundlings Junior, Groundlings, Summer Camp).
- Complimentary and discounted tickets to all CSC productions.

To Apply
To apply, please send cover letter, résumé, three references, and a selection of relevant work samples to Abbi Howson, Production Manager, at abbi.howson@cincyshakes.com. No phone calls please. Position will remain open until filled.

May Festival and Vocal Arts Ensemble

Administrative Assistant

Posted:
Jan 24, 2020
Position Description
Reporting directly to the Executive Director, the Administrative Assistant provides executive and administrative support to the Executive Director and the other members of the organizations’ Leadership Team. The Administrative Assistant plays a critical role in assisting the May Festival and Vocal Arts Ensemble to operate in a professional and efficient manner and increasing both companies’ capacities to achieve goals. To perform a wide variety of comprehensive administrative duties, this position requires someone who is able to work independently, is a self-starter, and is able to thrive in a fast paced environment. The ideal candidate will have a high degree of discretion, integrity, poise and tact; the ability to multi-task; and will work professionally and cooperatively with management, staff, donors and board members.

Duties and Responsibilities
- Coordinate board, committee and other key stakeholder meetings in terms of logistics, material preparation, guest invitations and reservations, and taking minutes when appropriate
- Provide administrative support to the Leadership Team including drafting, sending and responding to correspondence, scheduling of meetings, etc.
- Identify critical issues where the Leadership Team can have impact and propose solutions
- Assist with any communication to donors, including, but not limited to: gift and pledge acknowledgement letters, reminders, solicitation mailings, tax statements, pledge reminders, invoices and benefit fulfillment packets
- Provide assistance on Tessitura database for maintaining accurate and up-to-date board, donor and singer records
- Collaborate with members of the Leadership Team and serve as back-up to other team members for vacations and medical leave
- Assist with planning and execution of donor and fundraising events, including management of the donor suite during concerts and concert duty
- Offer general logistical support during the two-week May Festival
- Other duties as assigned

Candidate Requirements
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience preferred with a minimum of 3-5 years’ working in an administrative assistant role with a proven track record of results
- Non-profit or performing arts experience a plus
- Excellent project manager with superb time management skills
- Must have initiative and intuitive decision making skills including the ability to make judgment calls to determine the correct action or approach in non-routine assignments and projects
- Advanced level skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
- Strong written and oral communication skills and proofreading skills; including the ability to communicate effectively and in a timely way with external and internal constituencies
- Knowledge of and/or passion for the arts, specifically music
- Candidate should expect increased activity and responsibility in the month of May, including, but not limited to, working at and attending May Festival programs and events

Compensation and Benefits
The position garners a competitive salary and offers generous benefits including: medical, dental, long term disability, life insurance, health savings account contribution, 403(b) participation with employer contribution, up to 12 weeks paid maternity leave, flex time and the opportunity to work for an artistically thriving and financially stable nonprofit organization.

A Commitment to Inclusion
Our commitment to inclusion is fundamental to who we are as an organization. Reflecting our community and the world around at every level — on stage, behind-the-scenes, and in neighborhoods throughout the region — is essential to the May Festival’s present and future and makes us a stronger ensemble and institution. We encourage underrepresented candidates to apply.

To Apply
Please send cover letter and resume to hr@cincinnatisymphony.org (please put “May Festival” in the subject line).

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Accounting Manager

Posted:
Jan 24, 2020
Position Summary
The Accounting Manager will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the accounting office, including, but not limited to, responsibility over accounting, general ledger reconciliation, accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll entry. Under general supervision, the Accounting Manager will perform a variety of detailed accounting duties in accordance with accounting procedures and checks and verifies data for completeness and accuracy. The Accounting Manager will work closely with the Director of Finance of Music and Event Management Inc. (MEMI) to ensure that the organization has the proper systems and procedures in place to support effective program implementation and conduct flawless audits.

Responsibilities
Finance and Accounting Leadership
- Provides overall accounting for CSO subsidiary company Music and Event Management Inc. (MEMI) and partner organizations
- Completes accounting functions in accordance with established standards, policies and procedures
- Assist with event setup, payment processing, settlement, reconciliation and reporting
- Prepares, reviews and enters daily cash receipts and prepares invoices as needed
- Generates reports from TicketmasterOne for ticket sales and other revenues
- Prepares event reporting, forecasting/budgeting and special reports
- Reconcile payroll to the general ledger on a regular basis including allocation of all wages and taxes appropriate to each event
- Participates in monthly general ledger reconciling and closing
- Analyzes general ledger activity and proposes adjustments, as needed
- Completes special projects and miscellaneous assignments
- Maintains credit card accounts, including reconciling credit card statement(s)
- Prepares and files various Federal, State and Local governmental reporting and payment forms on a regular basis
- Participates in the annual audit, as needed
- Assists accounting personnel, human resources, Director(s) of Finance and CFO as needed
- Ensures the work area is clean, secure and well maintained
- Maintains all corporate documentation, correspondence, insurance and financial files in an orderly systematic manner
- Other duties as assigned

Team Leadership
- Leverage strengths of the current Finance team members, help to clarify roles and responsibilities and develop and implement training programs in order to maximize and reach optimal individual and organizational goals
- Provide leadership in strengthening internal communications with staff at all levels throughout the organization
- Create and promote a positive and supportive work environment

Reporting Relationship: The Accounting Manager reports to the Director of Finance of MEMI.

Qualifications
This is an extraordinary opportunity for a professional accountant with a minimum of four plus years of accounting experience. Other qualifications include:
- Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree required (Accounting, Finance, Business Administration preferred)
- Experience with accounting software, such as QuickBooks or similar software, Ticketmaster One and high level use/knowledge of Microsoft Excel
- Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
- Cooperative attitude and willingness to learn and assist others
- Ability to work in a fast paced environment and to manage time in order to meet important deadlines
- Ability to work autonomously and solve problems with minimal supervision
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills
- Capable of discerning and maintaining confidentiality of information
- Ability to organize, evaluate, and present information effectively in writing and verbally
- Nonprofit experience preferred

Compensation and Benefits
The position garners a competitive salary and offers generous benefits including: medical, dental, long term disability, life insurance, health savings account contribution, 403(b) participation with employer contribution, up to 12 weeks paid maternity leave, flex time and the opportunity to work for an artistically thriving and financially stable nonprofit organization.

A Commitment to Inclusion
The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra’s commitment to inclusion is fundamental to who we are as an organization. Reflecting our community and the world around at every level – on stage, behind-the-scenes, and in neighborhoods throughout the region — is essential to the CSO’s present and future and makes us a stronger ensemble and institution. We encourage underrepresented candidates to apply.

To Apply
Please send cover letter and resume to hr@cincinnatisymphony.org

Please put “Accounting Manager” in the subject line.

No third party applications will be accepted.

Wyoming Fine Arts Center

Executive Director

Posted:
Jan 17, 2020
WFAC’s Current Moment: WFAC, a 501(c)(3), is wrapping up a strategic planning process, and will soon have a 5 year plan. The new plan includes more programming to meet underserved demographics, and plans for renovating our historic facility through a capital campaign.

Direct Report: WFAC Board of Directors
Location: Wyoming, Ohio

Overall Purpose Statement
The Executive Director is a salaried position responsible for leadership and management of WFAC according to the strategic direction set by the Board of Directors. Key areas of responsibility are: fundraising and partnership development, financial and budget management, program management, community relations, annual planning, human resources management, marketing and communications, event planning, personnel and volunteer management, facilities management, and administration. Ability to work in an office and community environment with open communication is an essential component to this position.

Celebrating 25 years serving the Greater Cincinnati region, the WFAC is a 501(c)(3), with a mission to foster appreciation and skills in the arts for children and adults of all ages and abilities.

Responsibilities
General responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Ensure ongoing local programmatic excellence, rigorous program evaluation, and consistent quality of finance and administration, fundraising, communications, and systems
- Expand local revenue generating and fundraising activities to support existing and new program operations and overhead
- Actively identify, cultivate and solicit donors from all sources and ensure donor-centric communications
- Lead board Development Committee and execution of fundraising strategies to obtain and increase revenue from individual and corporate donors and foundations
- Work with the Treasurer and Finance Committee in preparing a budget and annual fundraising plan, and ensure that the organization operates within budget guidelines
- Creation and administration of an annual marketing plan; coordinate public relations activities with the Board’s Communications Committee
- Oversee all marketing initiatives
- Strengthen, build and diversify WFAC’s programs and relationships/partnerships
- Ensure effective systems to track progress, and regularly evaluate program components, so as to measure successes that can be effectively communicated to the board, funders, and other constituents
- Recruitment/employment, orientation, training, assignment, supervision, and evaluation of all personnel, including contractors, staff, and volunteers
- Maintain a climate that attracts, keeps and motivates a diverse team of top quality people
- Maintain a high degree of professionalism and respect for others
- Produce, coordinate and project manage WFAC events

Facility Management
- Oversees the management of the facility
- Identifies and implements building and grounds maintenance and improvements
- Solicits and selects appropriate contractors for building and grounds maintenance
- Oversees the work on building and grounds

Professional Qualifications Needed
The Executive Director will be thoroughly committed to and passionate about the mission and vision of the WFAC. The successful candidate will have proven leadership, coaching, and relationship management experience. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

- Bachelor’s degree required, Masters preferred
- Five or more years senior nonprofit management experience and direct supervision of employees required
- Experience in working with a Board of Directors and with non-profit policies and procedures
- Proven experience in having developed and implemented strategies that have grown an organization
- Ability to effectively communicate the organization’s mission to donors, volunteers and the overall community
- Experience with event planning strongly preferred
- A history of successfully generating new revenue streams and improving financial results
- Active fundraising experience. Excellent donor relations skills and understanding of the funding community
- Vision for current and future trends of fundraising strategies
- Previous success in establishing relationships with individuals and organizations of influence including funders, partner agencies and volunteers
- Solid organizational abilities, including planning, delegating, program development and task facilitation
- Strong work ethic with a high degree of energy. Exceptional collaboration and time management skills, and self-discipline to accomplish tasks
- Strong financial management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, decision making and reporting
- Strong aptitude for verbal and written communication, presentation, and relationship development
- Ability to work in a hands-on environment with limited resources

Compensation and Benefits
This position garners a competitive salary and benefits commensurate with experience.

To Apply
Submit cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Bobbie McTurner, WFAC Board President at bjmcturner@yahoo.com

Taft Museum of Art

Manager of Adult Programs

Posted:
Jan 15, 2020
The Taft Museum of Art (TMA), located in downtown Cincinnati, is seeking a full-time Manager Adult Programs (MAP), reporting directly to the Director of Learning & Engagement.  This position is unique and requires a positive, highly organized team player who loves working with the public is an avid educator and has a passion for helping others learn and engage in the arts. Art History education is required, or something compatible.  Attention to detail is vital; able to works independently is a must and a communicator that can connect with people of all different backgrounds and thinking styles.  Enjoy this rare opportunity to join the staff of one of the finest small art museums in the United States. 

Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, sample of your writing (program and talk), and three references. Our team will review your information, and we will get back to you, we promise, with the next steps.  No phone calls, please.

Position Overview

Reporting directly to the Director of Learning and Engagement, the Manager of Adult Programs (MAP) impacts the Taft in delivering its mission of providing meaningful experiences by connecting people with great art in a historical setting and the community. The individual in this position plans, develops, coordinates, implements, and evaluates adult programs ranging from lectures and symposia to musical performances and writing workshops. They work closely with curatorial, development, marketing, and operations departments to assist with program planning and interpretation for exhibitions and collections, grant funding, publicity, and facility usage.

The MAP organizes programs for diverse audiences, ranging from novice to expert; explores new program initiatives and collaborations with community partners; and advances the Taft's mission and long-range plan goals. Also, they need to be a highly effective public speaker and educator capable of speaking in front of large groups. Must have excellent writing and technology skills. They interact with the arts community and civic groups as an advocate for the arts and the Museum. The ability to communicate in a highly effective way, both in writing and speaking, with artists, other educators, and Museum staff, is critical to success and delivering the mission of the Museum.

The MAP maintains a budget for the department. Having a flexible schedule is part of the position, evenings, and weekends required.

https://taftmuseum.org/get-involved/careers/job-openings/?gnk=job&gni=8a7887a86f38cafc016f76ef9a6e4e48&gns=Artswave

https://taftmuseum.org/get-involved/careers/job-openings/?gnk=apply&gni=8a7887a86f38cafc016f76ef9a6e4e48&gns=Artswave
 

Red Bike

Market Ambassadors

Posted:
Jan 14, 2020
Red Bike is the region’s bike sharing system and Findlay Market is Ohio’s longest running public market. In 2018, Red Bike and Findlay Market partnered to better connect residents living with lower-incomes to affordable foods and transportation. The partnership established an onsite location for Red Bike Go Member enrollment at the Market Center information desk. It has been a success and will expand in 2020. 

Red Bike Ambassadors are directly responsible for fostering positive customer experiences -- on behalf of Red Bike and Findlay Market -- through community engagement, customer service, as well as member and shopper assistance and sales. 
Ambassadors should support cultural and income diversity and work to retain and attract Red Bike members and Findlay Market shoppers.

Training of the bikeshare system and point-of-sale software will be provided. 

The Ambassador schedule consists of 2-3 shifts a week at the Market Center, as well as shifts in the field at partner locations, events, bike rides, and classes.

The Ambassador can expect 20-28 hours a week, Tuesday - Sunday, during the day.
Events and bike rides may take place in the evening. 

Position Values & Skills
- Person must be self-motivated, dependable, approachable, and patient
- Capable of working independently with limited oversight
- Capable of providing own transportation to and from work
- Must provide proof of valid driver’s license
- Must be at least 18 years of age
- Must be able to do moderate physical work; ability to lift up to 55lbs 
   - Examples: standing/sitting for hours, placing/removing inventory from shelves, event setup/teardown, loading/unloading bikes and equipment
- Willingness to work in various weather conditions
- Ability to use a laptop computer, tablet, smartphone, and handheld wifi required
- Some knowledge of Microsoft Office and/or Google Suite preferred
- Customer service skills required; Cashier, retail, outreach experience preferred
- Support for bicycling and bikeshare; comfort with/interest in riding a Red Bike
- Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply

Duties & Responsibilities
Customer Service - High quality response and assistance to Red Bike members
- Knowledgeable about all aspects of Red Bike 
    - Example: bicycles, checkout/return, equipment and software 
- Answer customer calls, emails, and texts
- Address and resolve customers issues or dispatch to appropriate staff
    - Examples: Registration and billing inquiries
- Manage membership database, including Red Bike Go
- Track issues to resolution using provided software tools
- Member Card Fulfillment, promotion codes, trip adjustments
- Assist with various customer service projects as assigned  

Market Center - Information center for market shoppers, tourists, and Red Bike members 
- Greet and assist customers with a courteous attitude
- Provide information about Findlay Market and its vendors
- Promptly answer Market Center phone and regularly check and return messages
- Share organizational upcoming events and promotions
- File market promotion memos, tour certificates, and gift certificates
- Manage transactions of market merchandise
- Organize credit card receipts and keep track of donations
- Take weekly and monthly inventory, submit order forms, and check deliveries
- Manage work order process: collect, dispatch, and address all work orders in a timely fashion
- Take daily attendance each morning and evening of all market vendors
- Ensure cleanliness and organization of work and storage areas
- Manage Red Bike Go transactions and payment
- Help implement fundraising initiatives

Outreach - Advocate for bikeshare access and use within the community 
- Educate community members on how bikeshare works and membership pricing
- Demonstrate bike features, bike checkout and check-in, membership sign-up/renewal
- Attend community, city, and partner events
- Load / Unloading bicycles, tents, tables, chairs into van for events or rides
- Participate or lead group bike rides, classes or workshops
- Distribute promotional materials and administer surveys at events or rides
- Assistance with member card fulfillment
- Assistance with events: setup/teardown and preparation
- Assistance with identifying prospective community partners
- Other duties as assigned, which might include answering phones, taking notes or data entry

To apply, please fill out the online application, here
For questions and resumes, please email support@cincyredbike.org
 
Red Bike is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages diversity, equity, and inclusion. Red Bike is a drug-free workplace.

Cincinnati Arts Association

Benefits/Human Resources Administrator

Posted:
Jan 13, 2020
The Cincinnati Arts Association seeks a Benefits/Human Resources Administrator to join our Human Resources team at our Aronoff Center for the Arts location. This individual is primarily responsible for the benefits administration of all Cincinnati Arts Association employees and general human resources related duties; while supporting Human Resources in promoting the accurate and timely adherence to all HR policies and procedures throughout the organization. This position also will act as the primary backup for the processing of payroll.

Responsibilities 
The Benefits/HR Administrator’s primary responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: maintaining and processing online enrollment of/and termination of all employee benefits; organizing and managing the open enrollment process with employees and insurance providers; administering COBRA notifications/terminations; organizing and updating amendments to benefit plans; timely distribution of required legal documents in relation to benefits and retirement plans; researching and resolving employee issues with insurance providers; distributing and communicating changes/updates in benefits; processing salary adjustments in payroll and with related insurance providers; designing and running customized and annual reports from the payroll system, including ACA (Affordable Care Act) compliance; maintaining voluntary deductions in payroll; processing wage garnishments; acting as primary backup for payroll processing and its related duties. 

Qualifications
The ideal candidate must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of staff. The ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality and discretion is essential. Strong organizational skills with the capacity to prioritize, meet deadlines, think and act proactively. Must exhibit meticulous attention to detail. Must encompass a broad knowledge of employee benefits and applicable laws. Intermediate Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel skills required. In-depth proficiency with an automated payroll system, preferably ADP WorkforceNow. Associate’s degree in Human Resources or an HR Certification; and a minimum of two years’ related experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience. 


To Apply
Interested candidates may complete an application at/or send resume by January 27, 2020 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

Pones

Grant Writer

Posted:
Jan 9, 2020
The Grant Writer supports the mission of Pones by seeking funding which allows the organization to enact its mission of providing artistic opportunities for community growth by creating engaging new ways for audiences to experience dance. Funding sources include the full range of local, regional, state, and national sources, across both government and private sectors. Examples of recent and ongoing grantors include the Kentucky Arts Council, ArtsWave, Greater Cincinnati Foundation, the Charles H. Dater Foundation, the Elsa Heisel Sule Foundation, and Horizon Funds of Northern Kentucky. For specific details on Pones productions and programs, please visit www.pones.org

Required Skills
- Basic skills in grant research, data collection, record keeping, and narrative/persuasive writing.
- Excellent grammar and written communication skills.
- Strong research skills, organization, self-motivation, and attention to detail 

The ideal candidate will also have knowledge of Pones programming, structure, budget, competitive landscape,and other company details relevant to grant research, writing, and reporting. 

Duties
- Research funding opportunities which appropriately fit the mission and programs of Pones. 
- Draft and submit grant applications/proposals according to funder guidelines, in collaboration with the Executive Director, program staff, and board treasurer. 
- Maintain an up-to-date list of grant application and report due dates and ensure timelines are met. 
- Maintain required/appropriate statistical, narrative, and budget data for follow-up reporting, in collaboration with the Executive Director, program staff, and board treasurer.
- Draft and submit grant reports/evaluations according to funder guidelines, in collaboration with the Executive Director, program staff, and board treasurer. 
- Establish and nurture personal contact and relationships with funders and program officers, in collaboration with the Executive Director and Pones Board Members. 
- Meet with the Executive Director as needed to enhance understanding of the mission, vision, programs, and needs of the organization. 
- Update the Pones Board of Directors and Executive Director on progress via periodic attendance at board meetings or other appropriate correspondence. 
- Attend applicable networking/professional development events on behalf of Pones. 
- Execute additional projects/duties as mutually agreed upon with the Executive Director.
 
Hours: Hours are flexible, and most tasks for this position can be performed remotely via digital communication. Pones can accommodate nearly any schedule and is seeking 20-30 hours per month, including weekly check-ins, starting as early as January 2020. 

Pay: Ranging from $20-$25 an hour based on applicant’s experience, with potential for increases as merited during periodic reviews and approved by the Board of Directors; 6-month minimum commitment required. 

If interested, please contact Kim Popa at kim@ponesinc.com.
 

Hindman

Shipping & Logistics Associate

Posted:
Jan 9, 2020
Headquartered in Chicago, Hindman is home to 150 employees, with additional offices in Atlanta, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Denver, Milwaukee, Naples, Palm Beach, Scottsdale and St. Louis. Hindman conducts over 100 auctions a year in categories such as fine jewelry, fine art, modern design, fine books and manuscripts, furniture, decorative arts, couture, Asian works of art, arts of the American west, numismatics, and more.
Hindman Auctions, one of the nation's leading and fastest growing fine art auction houses, is looking to add a full-time Shipping & Logistics Associate in our Cincinnati location. The Associate will coordinate logistics relating to the transportation of incoming property and the shipment of outgoing merchandise, as well as handle customer service inquiries.

Key Responsibilities 
- Work with internal shipping staff and external shipping agents to securely pack, label and ship materials purchased at auction
- Estimate shipping costs for buyers pre- and post-auctions
- Provide customer support as it relates to the buying and shipping process, including handling claims related to damaged property
- Purchase and maintain shipping supplies and report on profitability of the department monthly
- Assist with loading, unloading, and moving property
- Maintain the transportation schedule which includes all pickups and deliveries to the Cincinnati warehouse and other regional locations
- Work with other team members on item inventory after each auction

Qualifications  
- High school diploma or its equivalent; college degree preferred
- 1-3 years of experience in shipping and packing
- Basic computer skills (MS Office: Outlook, MS Word, Excel) 
- Strong verbal and written communication skills and time management capabilities  
- Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills 
- Ability to pack/unpack, lift, box and crate/uncrate property weighing 35-50 pounds
- Use of dock equipment and tools (pallet jacks, crowbars, material- handling equipment) 
- Willingness to work long hours and weekends on as-needed basis

To Apply
Contact Becca Garber at beccagarber@hindmanauctions.com with your resume and cover letter.
 

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

Tour Coordinator and Stage Management Intern

Posted:
Jan 6, 2020
About the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
The Cincinnati Shakespeare Company (CSC) is a resident ensemble theatre company bringing Shakespeare and the Classics to life for audiences of all ages. Operating out of The Otto M. Budig Theater, CSC hosts a year-round theatrical season in addition to special events, educational programming, and outreach efforts. In its theatrical portfolio, CSC executes up to 10 mainstage productions and 6 touring productions annually. CSC operates under an Actor’s Equity Association Small Professional Theater contract (tier 5+). 

Diversity and inclusion are priorities of the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company. CSC strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, sex, gender, religion, creed, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected classification. Applicants of varied backgrounds are highly encouraged to apply.

Position Overview
The Tour Coordinator & Stage Management Intern is an essential part of the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company’s Production Department, collaborating closely with directors, production staff, creative staff, and guest artists to ensure that stage operations are executed at the highest possible standard.

This position is ideal for an early career stage manager looking to further develop their skills while working closely with an AEA stage manager 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; candidates should be able to adapt to the needs of a production and the artists involved. 

This opportunity breaks down into two distinct experiences. From early June through early August, the Tour Coordinator & Stage Management Intern works on CSC’s summer touring productions. They will serve as the rehearsal Stage Manager, focusing intently on fight choreography, reporting, and assisting the Tour Manager to get the productions set for their full year of touring. This develops the scheduling, logistics, and management skills of the intern. It is a great opportunity to establish some beginning-level independent management skills while receiving mentorship and oversight from Stage and Production Management staff.  

While the final summer tour is opening, the Tour Coordinator & Stage Management Intern will have dual focus on the tours and initiating pre-production and rehearsals for CSC’s mainstage season. Mainstage rehearsals start in early August, after which the cyclical process of rehearsals, and performances cover the rest of CSC’s season. 
The Stage Management Intern works an average of six days per week, and the day-to-day schedule is variable based on the rehearsal and performance schedules. Extended hours and modified workweeks may be necessary due to technical rehearsals and specific production needs. 

The Cincinnati Shakespeare Company truly operates as a team. To consistently achieve excellence, it is possible that the Tour Coordinator & Stage Management Intern will be asked to assist departments beyond their area of focus or expertise. This effort is requested under exceptional circumstances.

Qualifications
- A desire to learn
- Commitment to developing skills necessary of a professional Stage Manager
- Some academic or professional experience on a Stage Management team
- Experience creating paperwork associated with the rehearsing and running a show
- Comfortable supervising backstage activity during a production
- Maturity and professionalism
- Strong organizational, time management, problem solving, and communication skills
- Able to keep calm under pressure and remain tactful in stressful situations
- A sense of humor
- Ability to lift 30 pounds, and occasional bending, kneeling, crawling, and use of ladders up to 12 feet
- Genuine interest in creating a diverse, collaborative, and inclusive work environment
- Local housing
- Some familiarity with Actor’s Equity Association guidelines preferred.

Responsibilities
The Tour Coordinator & Stage Management Intern will report to and assist the Production Stage Manager and Director of Operations & Production with daily responsibilities related to the touring and mainstage productions. 
- During rehearsals general duties include: setting up the rehearsal room, taking blocking, tracking props and costumes, being on book, taking line notes, and creating paperwork to assist with the production process such as props lists, preset sheets, run sheets, etc.
- Coordinate touring technical rehearsals and sound engineer schedule. 
- Capture archival recordings of touring productions and go out with each tour at least (2) times.
- Attend production meetings.
- Pre-production work such as taping out the set and setting up the rehearsal room.
- Maintain cleanliness and general upkeep of the areas that the stage management staff uses on a regular basis.
- Oversee prop load-in for technical rehearsals.
- Coordinating with other departments to set up tables, shelves, props, set pieces, costumes, first aid supplies, etc. in the backstage areas.
- Maintaining a safe, clean, and quiet backstage area.
- Assisting with quick changes during performances.
- Communicating via headset throughout the tech and performance process.
- Relaying notes about set, props, safety, facilities, etc. to the Production Stage Manager.
- Cleaning and maintaining the onstage area during performances, which may include basic maintenance of the set and props.
- Participating in all strike calls.
- Adhere to company policies and regulations per the CSC Company Handbook.
- Maintain a safe, fair, and ethical working environment.
- Other duties as requested.

Compensation & Benefits
The pay rate for this position is $350/week (received through biweekly payroll). In addition to this, the Tour Coordinator & Stage Management Intern receives:
- The Tour Coordinator & Stage Management Intern will receive the following Holidays: Thanksgiving (November 25th & 26th), Christmas (December 23rd – 25th), and New Year’s Day (January 1st).
- Complimentary and discounted tickets to all CSC productions.
- Eligibility to enroll in the EMC program through the Actors Equity Association.

To Apply
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and (3) paperwork samples to Kate Bindus, Associate Production Manager, at kate.bindus@cincyshakes.com with the subject line “SM Intern/Tour Coordinator Submission.” Applications accepted until February 10th, 2020.

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

Summer Stage Management Intern

Posted:
Jan 6, 2020
About the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
The Cincinnati Shakespeare Company (CSC) is a resident ensemble theatre company bringing Shakespeare and the Classics to life for audiences of all ages. Operating out of The Otto M. Budig Theater, CSC hosts a year-round theatrical season in addition to special events, educational programming, and outreach efforts. In its theatrical portfolio, CSC executes up to 10 mainstage productions and 6 touring productions annually. CSC operates under an Actor’s Equity Association Small Professional Theater contract (tier 5+). 

Diversity and inclusion are priorities of the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company. CSC strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, sex, gender, religion, creed, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected classification. Applicants of varied backgrounds are highly encouraged to apply.

Position Overview
The Stage Management Intern is an essential part of the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company’s Production Department, collaborating closely with the stage manager, production staff, and ensemble to ensure that stage operations are executed at the highest possible standard.

This position is ideal for an early career stage manager looking to further develop their skills while working closely with an AEA stage manager 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; candidates should be able to adapt to the needs of a production and the artists involved. 

The Stage Management Intern works an average of six days per week, and the day-to-day schedule is variable based on the rehearsal and performance schedules. Extended hours and modified workweeks may be necessary due to technical rehearsals and specific production needs. 

The Cincinnati Shakespeare Company truly operates as a team. To consistently achieve excellence, it is possible that the Stage Management Intern will be asked to assist departments beyond their area of focus or expertise. This effort is requested under exceptional circumstances.

Qualifications
- A desire to learn
- Commitment to developing skills necessary of a professional Stage Manager
- Some academic or professional experience on a Stage Management team
- Experience creating paperwork associated with the rehearsing and running a show
- Comfortable supervising backstage activity during a production
- Maturity and professionalism
- Strong organizational, time management, problem solving, and communication skills
- Able to keep calm under pressure and remain tactful in stressful situations
- A sense of humor
- Ability to lift 30 pounds, and occasional bending, kneeling, crawling, and use of ladders up to 12 feet
- Genuine interest in creating a diverse, collaborative, and inclusive work environment
- Local housing
Preferred skills include:
- Familiarity with Actor’s Equity Association guidelines preferred.

Responsibilities
The SM Intern will report to and assist the Stage Manager with daily responsibilities related to the mainstage production. The primary focus of this position will be on the summer mainstage production, but may include tasks related to the summer touring productions and fall mainstage productions.
- Preproduction work such as taping out the set and setting up the rehearsal room.
- Maintain cleanliness and general upkeep of the areas that the stage management staff uses on a regular basis.
- Oversee prop load-in for technical rehearsals.
- Coordinating with other departments to set up tables, shelves, props, set pieces, costumes, first aid supplies, etc. in the backstage areas.
- Maintaining a safe, clean, and quiet backstage area.
- Assisting with quick changes during performances.
- Communicating via headset throughout the tech and performance process.
- Relaying notes about set, props, safety, facilities, etc. to the Production Stage Manager.
- Cleaning and maintaining the onstage area during performances, which may include basic maintenance of the set and props.
- Participating in all strike calls.
- Adhere to company policies and regulations per the CSC Company Handbook.
- Maintain a safe, fair, and ethical working environment.
- Other duties as requested.

Compensation & Benefits
The pay rate for this position is $350/week (received through biweekly payroll). In addition to this, the Stage Management Intern receives:
- Complimentary and discounted tickets to CSC productions.
- Eligibility to enroll in the EMC program through the Actors Equity Association.

To Apply
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and (3) paperwork samples to Kate Bindus, Associate Production Manager, at kate.bindus@cincyshakes.com with the subject line “SM Intern Submission.” Applications accepted until February 10th, 2020.

Kennedy Heights Arts Center

Summer Camp Instructors

Posted:
Jan 6, 2020
We are looking for summer camp instructors and proposals from teaching artists for fun and/or themed weeks of art camps incorporating visual or performing arts for students ages 5-13.

Week-long summer camps at Kennedy Heights Arts Center will be held between the week of June 1 and the week of August 3 (ending August 7), 2020.
 
Camp is  Monday-Friday from 9:30am-2:30pm. (Exception is a 4-day week for July 4th holiday week). Instructors are expected to be at the arts center from 9am-3pm daily.
All camps take place at the Kennedy Heights Arts Center Mansion and Annex buildings.

More information and the required proposal form can be found at https://kennedyarts.org/learn/#tab2.

Completed proposals must be sent to Brittany@kennedyarts.org by January 31, 2020.
Kennedy Heights Arts Center was founded in 2004 by local residents who transformed two derelict buildings—an old funeral home and a vacant grocery store—into a thriving community arts center in a diverse neighborhood of Cincinnati, Ohio. Its mission is to enhance the life of the surrounding community through arts and cultural experiences that embrace diversity, foster creativity and build community. We’re proud that 100% of our programs are accessible to everyone regardless of income. 

ArtWorks

Workforce Development Coordinator

Posted:
Jan 6, 2020
Purpose
The Workforce Development Coordinator will serve as a core member of the Workforce Development (WFD) team, which provides youth and artists with educational and professional development experiences. The Workforce Development Coordinator will report to the Managing Director of Workforce Development, and  will work closely with the Workforce Development Director to ensure that organizational goals are met in the areas of diverse hiring, current program participant and alumni outreach/engagement, cultivating new artist relationships, and executing events. This is a part-time position starting at the end of February 2020.

Responsibilities 
Coordination & Communication
- Support recruitment for all Youth Apprentice and Teaching Artist recruitment, implementing strategies to meet goals for diversity, economic inclusion and place-based hiring.
- Develop presentations and present at schools, job fairs, and creative community events, in order to build awareness about specific employment and education opportunities with ArtWorks.
- Assist with planning and facilitating Interview Weekend and other hiring events for Youth Apprentices & Teaching Staff.
- Manage Apprentice & Creative Professional volunteers for all ArtWorks events (including, but not limited to: Fall Fundraiser, Mural Tours, Annual Breakfast, Interview Weekend, etc.)
- Research, compile, and support distribution of creative opportunities to ArtWorks’ network of professional talent and Alumni.
- Support the collection of success stories from youth and creative professional alumni to support Communications Department ‘People First/Artist First’ marketing strategies and storytelling.

Database Management & Data Inputting
ArtWorks is in the process of transferring data and files into Salesforce. This role will both manage and execute this transition.
- Support WFD’s ongoing efforts to convert employee records from paper to digital.
- Support WFD team’s hiring process by inputting data from all seasonal applicants and manage intake of hiring paperwork. 
- Maintain a database of contacts, venues, caterers, photographers, etc. needed for Workforce Development events, trainings, workshops, etc. 

Program Support
- Manage seasonal staff hours, including hour verification and payroll submission to Finance Manager 
- Communicate with Apprentices on a weekly basis during programming sessions (communications include: weekly recaps & reminders, attendance notifications, etc.)
- Assist Director in program execution (including collecting data from surveys, professional development workshops, etc.) 
- Additional duties as assigned

Qualifications, Characteristics and Abilities
- Passion about developing youth and the creative talent in the region 
- Ease in meeting and developing relationships with new people from diverse backgrounds
- Integrity and sensitivity when dealing with confidential information
- Strong customer service ethic and high expectations for quality
- Adaptably to potential change in course
- Strong written and telephone communications skills
- Detail oriented with an ability to work on several projects simultaneously, balance priorities and meet deadlines
- Available for special events, with occasional weekend/evening work.

Credentials and Experience

- Bachelor’s degree
- Proficiency in Salesforce preferred 

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 3,300 local youth (ages 14-21), 2,700 professional artists and 550 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 to Sydney Fine at Sydney@ArtworksCincinnati.org by January 15, 2020. 

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







Contemporary Arts Center

Human Resources Associate

Posted:
Jan 6, 2020
The Contemporary Arts Center is seeking a candidate to fill our part-time Human Resources Associate position.

Founded in 1939 as one of the first institutions in the United States dedicated to showing contemporary art, the Contemporary Arts Center seeks applicants for the part time position of Human Resources Associate.  

Position Overview
The CAC believes that our employees are our greatest strength. We are looking for a Human Resources Associate who is committed to recruiting top talent and providing our staff members with an exceptional work experience. From the moment of hire until the time they leave the organization, we want employees to be engaged in their jobs. Our ideal candidate will be skilled in managing benefits, recognition, and employee-relations in a manner that retains staff members long-term and builds our brand. We are proud of the passion, drive, and loyalty in our workforce and our Human Resources Associate is tasked with ensuring that our organizational culture welcomes an inclusive population and supports each person in growing and prospering within the organization.

Job Requirements
Key Functions:
- Ensure compliance in day-to-day operations of human resources and payroll duties.  Duties include but are not limited to the following areas: employment, payroll, employee relations, orientation and training, benefits, compensation, organizational development and administration.
- Commitment to professional and ethical standards
- Ability to handle sensitive information and maintain confidentiality
- Ability to work with a wide range of personalities and manage conflict in a professional, productive manner
- Positive, ambitious, energetic, hardworking with a strong work ethic
- Able to communicate effectively
- Dependable, responsible, reliable and mature
- Able to handle ambiguity, changing priorities and use good judgment in stressful situations
- Self-motivated, structured, accurate, result driven, ready to improve and open to change
- Ability to multi-task, handling multiple issues

Primary Responsibilities:
- Administration of payroll (bi-weekly, using an outside payroll provider)
- Maintenance of CAC reporting structure that is dependent on payroll information
- Manages talent acquisition process, including sourcing, scheduling interviews, hiring and onboarding
- Keeps employee handbook and job descriptions up-to-date, accurate and compliant with relevant federal, state and local laws for all positions
- Handles investigation and resolution of employee issues, concerns, and conflicts
- Ensures all employment practices comply with federal, state and local regulations
- Work with management to establish and maintain a positive work environment which encourages the full use of diverse talents and abilities;
- Partner with management on progressive counseling;
- Investigate harassment and discrimination claims and resolve conflict;
- Manage, sick; vacation and leave of absence processes;
- Represent the company for local unemployment claims;
- Understand business operations from both a strategic and tactical perspective;
- Support CAC’s mission and Vision and develop strategies to further implement them into the organizational culture. 
- Oversee CAC annual benefit open enrollment process;
- Mentor, provide training and development to optimize performance, create organizational depth and individual growth;
- Manage multiple projects effectively with overlapping tasks and work independently with minimal supervision.
- Manage Internship Program
- Perform other related duties as assigned

Interpersonal Relations
- Works closely with all departments.
- Follows policy and procedures.
- Fully embraces the CAC’s Vision and values.
- A team player who values co-workers opinions and treats everyone with courtesy and respect.
- Exceptional listener who is emphatic, well organized and has an eye for detail.
- Able to work in a team environment, provide honest and direct feedback. 
- Sound judgment and tact to communicate effectively with staff and third parties.

ALL OF THESE DUTIES ARE TO BE DONE WITH 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
- Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent combination of education, training and experience
- 3+ years minimum proven progressive leadership/supervisory experience as an HR generalist or greater
- Exceptional verbal and written communication that is clear, concise and polished
- Strong, demonstrated proficiency skills with influence, adaptability/flexibility, and relationship building
- Experience with creating a culture of engagement, collaboration, and teamwork
- Proficiency in Excel and other Microsoft programs
- Experience with Paycor preferred, but not necessary
- Must possess the ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment, meet deadlines and work independently or as a team member.

Application Process
Please send cover letter and resume by January 23, 2020 to:

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

Also, application materials can be mailed to hcohill@cincycac.org.  No phone calls accepted, nor will they be returned.

The Contemporary Arts Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Art Design Consultants

Marketing Manager

Posted:
Jan 2, 2020
About Art Design Consultants
More than a gallery, Art Design Consultants (ADC), is one of the nation’s leading full-service art consultation companies whose sole mission is to connect artists and art lovers by providing creative resources to design impactful, beautiful environments. 

For the past 27 years our consulting services have been unmatched; our expert consultants offer over 100 years of combined experience with over 5,000 satisfied ADC clients. Our superior attention to detail, impeccable taste, and desire to serve are just some of the reasons why many of our clients return again and again.

ADC also offers a unique list of creative, career-building resources for artists through books, blogs, and specialty events.   

Position Overview
ADC is seeking a marketing manager to join its creative team to promote ADC's art consulting services and artist resources, as well as, market ADC's subsidiary company Blink Art. 

Reporting to the President of ADC, the successful candidate will design and execute both high-impact and highly personalized campaigns, touching tens of thousands of artists, art lovers, and interior designers.

This person is someone who is highly organized and collaborative, as s/he will be working on a small team to make big things happen. This person is passionate about developing ideas that bring to life how ADC can effectively connect art collectors with art they'll love and help artists grow their business in today’s ever-changing art world. You’re a builder, doer, and live to create ideas and transform them into actual programs and marketing campaigns. 

The position requires a person with an entrepreneurial mindset, a test, analyze and learn orientation. 

Responsibilities

Marketing
- Assist in the development of ideal customer personas, and gather competitive landscape insight in both fine art retail and artist resource categories 
- Create and optimize content for websites and blogs
- Build out content for lead generation and lead nurturing campaigns, including email touches and landing pages
- Expanding our social media presence and promoting Lightwell through social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and others)
- Managing the email development process, including ideation, creative production, testing, deployment reporting
- Communicate needs to the graphic designer for the creation and execution of marketing materials 
- Work with the sales leader to develop action plans, and achieve results forecasted 
- Participating in brand positioning strategy work

Project Management
- Manage project timelines, trafficking, monitor and report on project and campaign progress
- Lead weekly, project-based, and campaign-based cross-functional meetings and presentations to keep channel execution on track 
- Manage content creation across social channels, e-mail marketing campaigns, and websites
- Assist in managing vendor and contractor relationships related to projects 
- Conduct and leverage research around industry trends to develop new content
- Manage and optimize ADC's profile in external databases

Events
- Manage deliverables for gallery events, sponsorship opportunities, and specialty events
- Facilitate on-site and pre-event needs for company events and coordinating creative and marketing deliverables 
- Gather post-event insights and record findings

Key Characteristics
- Desire to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
- Positive energy, engaging personality, and creative problem-solving capabilities 
- Ability to quickly execute deliverables while balancing attention to detail
- Strong work ethic, interpersonal skills, sense of urgency, positive “can do” attitude, ownership, and clear accountability 
- A rare combination of creative and strategist with a strong aptitude for developing strategic goals and building and executing the tactics to accomplish them 
- Strong integrity and ability to follow through on commitments and deadlines 
- Project and manage marketing budgets for advertising
- Intimate understanding of traditional and emerging marketing channels

Qualifications
- Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Communications, Digital or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience
- Minimum of three to five years of marketing and/or public relations experience 
- Demonstrated understanding of digital marketing, inbound marketing, lead generation, and related concepts
- Proven experience with Google and Facebook Analytics and the reporting of campaign performance and owned channel KPIs
- Experience managing paid digital and social media campaigns 
- Experience with print production
- Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to engage with all levels of the organization
- Great collaborator and demonstrated ability to work in a cross-functional team
- Shopify and MailChimp experience preferred 
- Experience with Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office tools is a plus

To Apply
- Email your resume to litsa@adcfineart.com with the subject line “Application: Marketing Manager”. Please, no phone calls.

CET Public Television

Corporate Support Representative

Posted:
Jan 2, 2020
Summary 
This position requires sales skills, knowledge of the community and the ability to secure individual underwriting contracts on a tactical level as well as those of a strategic level. The person in this role must be able to engage prospective clients and translate their needs to internal production staff to create desirable underwriting spots.  This position will report directly to the Director of Corporate Development and will be based ½ time at CET and ½ time at ThinkTV .

Primary Duties
- Develop personal contacts and maintain good relationships with businesses, corporations, , advertising agencies, and underwriters to solicit underwriting agreements on behalf of CET/ThinkTV
- Prepare proposals and negotiate rates for all CET/ThinkTV platforms
- Work with productions department to write and help produce TV underwriting spots
- Write copy adhering to PMC guidelines and FCC policies for non-commercial broadcasters
- Monitor traffic, productions, and billing for underwriting agreements on behalf of CET and ThinkTV
- Negotiate adjustments and credits plus handle underwriting complaints and concerns
- Participate in on-air fundraising and other Development Department efforts as needed and/or requested
- Oversee the maintenance of appropriate directories and files on corporations, organizations, agencies, and individuals that are current or prospective underwriting clients.
- Work with PMC’s business office regarding CET/ThinkTV related collections

Requirements
- Two or more years of experience in sales and/or development of marketing plans
- BA/BS degree in marketing, communications, or a related field 
- Understanding of the advertising process for TV and Online platforms
- Demonstrated ability to succeed in meeting sales goals
- Experience in the advertising sales process for TV and/or radio, or other media
- Familiarity with media marketing promotions and new business development
- Excellent communications skills with customers and staff members
- Experience with working for and/or with a public broadcasting station preferred
- Familiarity with credit and collections practices preferred
- Ability to plan schedules and meet deadlines, including attention to detail
- Knowledge and experience with the Cincinnati/Dayton marketplace strongly desired
- Ability to work collaboratively in a positive manner to further the mission and goals of CET/ThinkTV

Contact
Robert Christensen
Manager, Human Resources
rchristensen@cetconnect.org
513-345-6538

Cincinnati Museum Center

Overnights Presenter

Posted:
Dec 23, 2019
Position Overview
Overnights presenters are responsible for running activities and supervising groups participating in Cincinnati Museum Center Overnight events. Overnights allow guests to explore and play in the museum galleries after hours while participating in educational activities.

Presenters work in teams to run the different activities and facilitate the group’s experience while they are at the museum in the evening. At least two presenters for every event stay overnight to supervise and assist guests. This part-time position reports to the Public Programs Manager and is compensated at a rate of $10/hour.
 
Responsibilities and Duties
- Deliver a suite of overnight programs that are geared toward STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), art, history, zoology, and early childhood learning and support experiences.
- Ensure a safe and comfortable environment for guests to spend the night, and address any guest concerns or needs.
 
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities 
- Self-motivated and proactive; curious and able to learn new information quickly.
- Ability to remain calm and react in a balanced manner in times of stress.
- Collaborative, flexible, and quick to adapt to changing circumstances.
- Passion for working with the public. Able to effectively communicate with people of all ages and abilities.
 
Qualifications and Experience
- Experience working with children and/or families.
- High School Diploma or equivalent.
 
Additional Requirements
- This position requires applicants to be willing to work overnight inside of the Museums.
- Fridays and Saturday evening and overnight s, and some weeknight availability is required.
- Applicants must be comfortable working with animals such as snakes, reptiles, and bugs, (training provided).
- Applicants must be comfortable serving snack and breakfast.
 
To apply for this position and explore other employment opportunities, please visit our website at https://www.cincymuseumgroup.org/.
 
Cincinnati Museum Center and the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center are proud to be Equal Opportunity Employers. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, and status as an individual with a disability or other applicable legally protected characteristics. 

Cincinnati Museum Center

Group Sales Manager

Posted:
Dec 23, 2019
Position Overview
The Group Sales Manager is responsible for making outbound calls to solicit groups to book visits and programs with Cincinnati Museum Center. The Group Sales Manager must be a go-getter who has experience with outside sales and must be able to meet aggressive sales goals while providing excellent guest service to groups, guests and Members. The Manager writes copy for Group Sales outreach, researches and tracks new and existing groups, uses the multi-line phone systems to interact with guests and uses the POS and scheduling systems to create group reservations and to sell tickets, Memberships and special programs. This full-time position reports to the Director of Guest Experience & Services and is compensated $32,000 annually.
 
Responsibilities and Duties
- Make outbound calls to new and existing groups to sell them experiences at Cincinnati Museum Center.
- Identify, research and pursue strategic Group Sales opportunities. Monitor leads based on revenue and attendance goals.
- Meet or exceed goals for new and returning group sales reservations.
- In consultation with Marketing and Learning teams, formulate and implement proactive Group Sales marketing campaigns, including writing copy and providing input on collateral production.
- Develop and participate in targeted group outreach events and programs; make personal appearances to sell group tours to the Cincinnati Museum Center.
- Perform other duties as requested.

Qualifications and Experience
- 1 – 2 years of outbound call sales experience.
- Bachelor’s Degree in a related discipline such as, marketing, communication, hospitality or museum studies.
- Demonstrated success in the development, management and execution of group sales or outside sales campaigns.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Ambitious and able to meet aggressive sales goals.
- Solid writing and speaking ability and strong interpersonal skills.
- Excellent verbal communications with an emphasis on persuasion and generating action.
- Demonstrated organizational and time management skills with a focus on details.
- Self-motivated and able to work independently with limited supervision.
- Customer service orientation and mindset.

Additional Requirements & Working Conditions
- Position is 40 hour/week (full time) with benefits.  Flexibility is required to meet business demands including weekends, evenings, and holidays.  Must have reliable transportation.
- Must be able to lift 25 pounds.
- This position takes place in a fast-paced call center with sound bleed and other distractions during busy times. Possible long periods of sitting and/or standing.  Possible periods of moderate walking throughout the building, including stairs. Personal headsets are provided for hands free call response and keying.
- Team environment where all input for improvement is appreciated and all team members support one another.
- Office is located at Union Terminal, 1301 Western Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45203. On-site parking is provided.
 
Employee Benefits
- Be a part of creating meaningful experiences, inspiration and lasting memories!
- Membership to the Cincinnati Museum Center and free admission to Featured Exhibits
- Free parking at Cincinnati Museum Center
- Discounts at food and beverage locations and in gift shops
- Discounts on tours, programs and events
 
To apply for this position and explore other employment opportunities, please visit our website at https://www.cincymuseumgroup.org/.

Cincinnati Museum Center and the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center are proud to be Equal Opportunity Employers. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, and status as an individual with a disability or other applicable legally protected characteristics. 

Cincinnati Museum Center

Facility Maintenance Technician II

Posted:
Dec 23, 2019
 Position Overview
The Facility Maintenance Technician II is a skilled worker responsible for the maintenance, repair and operation of heating, cooling, steam/hot water boilers, and boiler auxiliary equipment within the Facility Operations Department. This full-time position reports to the Director of Engineering with a compensation rate of $16.50/hour.
 
Responsibilities and Duties
- Should have a working knowledge of tasks associated with operating a commercial building. 
- Aptitude for working on HVAC equipment,
- Ability to troubleshoot and make repairs and/or alterations in office areas to lighting, electrical outlets & switching, door locks and hardware, ceiling tiles, carpets, etc.
- Work with Building Automation Systems (BAS).
- Should have an understanding of wet, dry and pre-action sprinkler systems and be able to identify all associated components connected to these systems.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Must have a general knowledge and exercise good safety practices related to the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when the task at hand required it.
- Must be able to safely work on extension ladders and high lifts and have the ability to work in confined spaces.
- Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds frequently with reasonable accommodations.
- Must be able to identify and use general hand tools, some handheld power tools and some gas powered lawn tools.

Qualifications and Experience
- 18 years or older.
- High school diploma or equivalency required.
- Two years of experience in the operation, troubleshooting and repair of building automation systems and controls. 
- Ability to work during adverse weather conditions.
- Must be able to work overtime and/or alternate shifts when necessary for emergencies and unforeseen circumstances.
 
To apply for this position and explore other employment opportunities, please visit our website at https://www.cincymuseumgroup.org/

Cincinnati Museum Center and the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center are proud to be Equal Opportunity Employers. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, and status as an individual with a disability or other applicable legally protected characteristics. 

Cincinnati Opera

2020 Season Summer Internships

Posted:
Dec 23, 2019
 Cincinnati Opera offers internship opportunities during each summer festival. These entry-level positions offer college students an excellent opportunity to learn about operations of an opera company and arts management. 

All interns will be responsible for their own housing. Reliable transportation is required.
Applications will close on Friday, January 31, 2020 at 5:00 PM. Interviews will be conducted in February and March 2020. All applications should include a cover letter, resume, and contact information for at least three references.

The production internships are intended for those wishing to pursue a career in these areas. The administrative internships offer college students an opportunity to learn about an arts non-profit. 

For all internship listings, and to apply, please go to https://www.cincinnatiopera.org/jobs.
 

Cincinnati Arts Association

Security Associate

Posted:
Dec 23, 2019
The Cincinnati Arts Association (CAA) is seeking a customer service oriented individual to fill this full-time position at our Aronoff Center for the Arts location. The Security Associate will assist in providing and ensuring a safe and secure environment for our performers, clients, visitors, staff and volunteers.

Responsibilities 
General responsibilities include but are not limited to: maintaining a presence at the primary Stage Door entrance to the Aronoff Center; monitoring access to the building, operating and monitoring security systems, including fire systems; assisting with coordination/communication during emergencies; closing of the facility and its perimeter in an effort to ensure a safe and secure environment; documenting and reporting potential and real security, health and safety concerns; enforcing venue policies, procedures and regulations; investigating unusual activity; responding to alarms and taking action to normalize; directing and controlling visitor/staff/vendor access and deliveries.

Qualifications 
The successful candidate must be able to exhibit appropriate, professional, and courteous demeanor when interacting with clients, visitors, staff, volunteers and the public; will have strong interpersonal and customer service skills; strong organization skills with attention to detail. Must be able to function in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment with a positive attitude. Ability to work effectively with a broad range of people in the community is essential. Functional experience with computers required, including Microsoft Office, security systems, including fire systems. This position carries a 2nd shift schedule of 3p-11p including weekends and some holidays as required to meet operational needs. The required physical ability to walk the entire facility and climb stairs efficiently, lift at least 40lbs, and the ability to react quickly in tense situations in a cool and calm manner. High school diploma or equivalent, and a minimum of two years’ related experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience. 

Cincinnati Arts Association

Custodial Services Supervisor

Posted:
Dec 23, 2019
The Cincinnati Arts Association (CAA) is seeking a dependable individual to fill this full-time position at our Music Hall location. The Custodial Services Supervisor is a hands-on position with additional responsibilities associated with supervising the 2nd shift and weekend custodial staff.

Responsibilities
General responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to: supervise the custodial staff ensuring all cleaning tasks are completed throughout each shift; provide training and ensures safety procedures are properly followed; read room diagrams and actively lead setups/breakdowns in event spaces; respond to radio calls to address custodial needs; address and document personnel issues while providing coaching and feedback; continue work on major projects during nights/weekend; perform grounds maintenance tasks including snow removal when necessary; provide excellent customer service to all guests and building users; assist Custodial Services Manager with scheduling, supplies, planning and other functions as needed; act as emergency/vacation coverage for Custodial Services Manager as needed. 

Qualifications
The ideal candidate must possess the ability to function in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment; proficient communication and interpersonal skills required along with the skill to motivate and direct staff; ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines. This position is very active and requires the ability to exert moderate physical effort in work involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching, climbing, carrying, crawling, pushing/pulling of objects, and is subject to frequently lifting/moving over 50 lbs.  This  position is primarily a 2nd shift position with hours of 2p-11p including weekends, and some holidays as needed. Familiarity with cleaning chemicals, products, equipment and procedures. Familiarity with aspects of floor care including stripping, waxing, carpet cleaning preferred. High school diploma or equivalent required; and a minimum of two years’ supervisory experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.  Competitive benefits package. 

SOS Art

Calls to Artists

Posted:
Dec 23, 2019
Call to Greater Cincinnati Poets - Deadline February 15, 2020
"For a Better World 2020 - The Annual Book of Poems and Drawings on Peace and Justice" 
All submissions will be considered. The editors will be looking for quality, inclusiveness and appropriateness to the themes of peace and justice. Selected poems will be illustrated in black and white by invited artists from Greater Cincinnati. Poems and illustrations will then be published and printed in For A Better World 2020. The book will be launched and available at the annual SOS ART 2020 exhibit which runs May 29 - June 7, 2020 at the Art Academy of Cincinnati. 
For more details and information on how to submit your poems, please visit:
http://bit.ly/poetrySOSART2020
Questions can be directed via email to sosartcincinnati@gmail.com 

National Call to Printmakers - Deadline May 1, 2020
"U.S. Miniprints for Peace and Justice" is an annual exhibit by SOS ART. Artists may submit up to 3 miniprints (6x6” image centered on 10x10” paper) on the themes of peace and justice using traditional printmaking techniques (no digital prints please.) 
SOS ART will choose 50 prints for exhibit in a show at the Art Academy of Cincinnati, May 29 to June 7, 2020. 
For specific details and a link to the submission form, please visit: http://bit.ly/SOSminiprints
Questions can be directed via email to sosartcincinnati@gmail.com 


Call to Greater Cincinnati Artists - Deadline May 10, 2020
"SOS ART 2020," a group art show and event of sociopolitical expressions for peace and justice, in its 18th consecutive year, will take place at the Art Academy of Cincinnati May 29 - June 7, 2020. 
Greater Cincinnati Artists of all expressions (visual, verbal, musical, cinematographic, etc) are invited to participate. All works will be considered and exhibited, provided they adhere to the themes of peace and justice, are inclusive, and space permits.
Visual artists should visit the following webpage for specific requirements and a link to the submission form: http://bit.ly/submitSOSART2020
Artist of other expressions should email a proposal of their entry/project to sosartcincinnati@gmail.com
 

Visionaries and Voices

Artist in Residence

Posted:
Dec 23, 2019
Visionaries and Voices (V+V) is pleased to present our first artist in residence program for the 2020 exhibition season.  V+V is an inclusive arts organization providing creative, professional, and educational opportunities to artists with and without disabilities.  We are not a teaching institution but rather an open studio where artists can work and grow individually as professional artists. The studio atmosphere is truly a unique experience comprised of many voices, ideologies, and methods of production all happening at once.  We feel strongly that it could be a life-changing opportunity for an artist in residence. We are looking for an artist who is interested in being part of the community, making work based on the experience, and presenting a culminating exhibition at the Northside Gallery. The exhibition is tentatively planned for late Summer of 2020 after a two-month residency, but all dates and times are flexible depending on scheduling needs. The artist in residence will have the opportunity to work alongside V+V artists in a communal studio, and can have storage available as needed.  V+V operates two different studios in Cincinnati. A $2,000 stipend is provided.  
 
Interested applicants should email a paragraph explaining past work and a rough proposal of how time will be spent during the two-month residency at V+V.  Please also provide a link to a website, portfolio, or attach up to (3) .jpeg images no larger than 150dpi. The studios primarily focus on painting and ceramics but other areas are growing and we are open to all modes of art production.  All questions and materials should be sent to Skip Cullen at scullen@visionariesandvoices.com with the email title “Your Last Name + AIR Application.”  Applications will be accepted through January 31st, 2020. A review committee will announce the winning applicant in late February via email.

Cincinnati Art Museum

Junior Exhibition Designer

Posted:
Nov 22, 2019

The Cincinnati Art Museum is seeking a creative and detail oriented individual to join the team in the position of Junior Exhibition Designer in the 3D Design department. This is a part time position, regularly scheduled for 20 hours per week.

Position Summary 
The Junior Exhibit Designer will support the Exhibition Designer in schematic design, design development, and construction documentation for temporary and permanent exhibitions at the museum. Candidates must have the ability to produce design plans and construction details. They must be well versed in construction techniques and CAD software. They must be a good communicator and be able to work on multiple projects simultaneously.

Primary Job Functions
- Collaborate with the Exhibit Designer on concept sketches (including 3D renderings, hand sketches, and models) and complete photo research for design presentations.
- Assist with drawing objects to scale, floor plans, elevations, and detail drawings of exhibit furniture.
- Provide spatial analysis of museum galleries for installations and considered exhibitions.
- Maintain a working inventory of exhibition display cases and furniture for reuse.
- Review and develop ADA accessibility standards for permanent building materials and samples.
- Create an accurate, well-documented archive of exhibition and temporary exhibitions.
- Source conservation approved exhibition design work that is easily accessed by staff

Minimum Requirements
- Candidates with a B.A. degree or progress toward a B.A. in exhibition design, architecture, industrial design, theater design or equivalent field of work is required.
- Proficiency in Vectorworks (2D and 3D), AutoCad or CAD related software. Vectorworks preferred.
- Candidates should have experience in Adobe applications, large format printing, and Microsoft Office applications (including Outlook, Word, and Excel).
- Portfolio submission required.
- 1-2 years of exhibit design within a museum or a museum related environment is preferred.

Apply for Junior Exihibition Designer using the link below: 
https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=347b7c9b-5aac-4d96-ab81-3b32a60f7052&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=170385&lang=en_US&source=CC4

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

 

Cincinnati Art Museum

Special Events Intern

Posted:
Nov 22, 2019
Overview
We are currently seeking an intern to assist with the planning and execution of weddings, corporate events, and internal museum events. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to preparing event forms, developing floor plans, assisting with the design of corporate packages and supporting the Event Sales Coordinator the day of events.

Responsibilities
In addition to providing administrative support to the department, the Special Events Intern responsibilities may include, but are not limited to: 
- Providing assistance with the planning, implementation, and follow-up related to all CAM fundraising events held throughout the year 
- Assisting with event production and management
- Ability to work evenings and weekends to assist with managing events
- Assisting with general administrative needs as they arise 
- Welcoming and registering guests at internal & external CAM events 
- Managing RSVP lists for CAM events 
- Maintaining various files

Qualifications
- A demonstrated interest in special event planning and execution 
- At least one year of event management–related experience preferred 
- Candidate must be willing to work a flexible schedule 
- Strong ability to multi-task while quickly adapting to a fast paced environment 
- Knowledge and proficiency with Microsoft Office
 
Schedule
Flexible – Unpaid, Availability to work 1-2 weekend events per month 
 
Preferred Requirements
Must be currently enrolled in college program studying events, tourism or related field.
 
Application Requirements
- A cover letter describing your interest in the internship program, museum work and reasons for applying. Please include name, home and school addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail address.
- A full résumé of education and employment history, including contact information for three references.
- A list of all college-level course work.
- Other information as specified in the position description.
 
Please submit all application materials in one of the following ways:
Mail:
Cincinnati Art Museum
Human Resources / Internships 953 Eden Park Drive Cincinnati, OH  45202

Email: internships@cincyart.org

Fax: (513) 639-2932                                

No phone calls please.

Cincinnati Art Museum

Conservation Intern

Posted:
Nov 22, 2019
Funded by the generosity of the Mellon Foundation, the Cincinnati Art Museum has three ten- to twelve-week internships for 2020 in objects, paintings, paper or photograph conservation.  Our conservators are an integral part of the museum team, specializing in paintings, objects, paper and textiles. 
 
Position Summary
The internships are for 10-12 weeks in 2020, length and start dates negotiable.  The successful candidates will arrange their own housing and be eligible to work in the U.S.  A stipend of $9000 will be paid bi-weekly.  The application deadline is December 15, 2019.  The successful applicants will be notified no later than January 30, 2020.
  
Preferred Requirements
Our preferred internship candidate is a graduate student in a recognized conservation training program, but experienced pre-program applicants will also be considered.  The successful candidates will possess good hand skills, a basic understanding of the specialty conservation and an interest in learning about museum practice.
 
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
 
Questions may be addressed to serena.urry@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 Art Museum

Visitor Services Assistant

Posted:
Nov 22, 2019
The Cincinnati Art Museum has an immediate opening for a part-time Visitor Services Assistant in the Visitor Services Department. Approximately 10/20 hours per week. Ideal candidates would be available but not limited to weekend and evening shifts when needed.

Position Summary
Working under the direction of the Director of Visitor Experience, the part-time temporary Visitor Services Assistant will have responsibility for greeting visitors and tour groups, selling tickets and memberships, answering telephones, balancing daily deposits, gathering data for various research projects, and keeping current on Art Museum events.

Responsibilities
- Greeting visitors and tour groups.
- Selling tickets and memberships.
- Answering visitor’s questions in person and over the phone.
- Balancing daily deposits.
- Gathering data for various research projects.
- Keeping current on Art Museum events.
- Other duties as assigned

 The hourly rate is $10 with a commission incentive of $2.50 per membership sold. The available shifts are: 
Sunday 10:30-5 
Tuesday: 9-3
Wednesday: 9-5
Thursday 5-8
Saturday: 10:30-5

Ideal candidate would able to work holiday time frames including  September 2, Thanksgiving weekend (closed on Thanksgiving) and shifts between December 21 and January 4 (closed December 25).
 
Requirements
High School diploma or equivalent education required. Excellent customer service and communication skills are a must. Candidate must be dependable and work well with the public.

In addition, candidate must have the ability to read, examine, and interpret general business documents, effectively communicate with visitors in person and on phone calls, and present information and respond to questions from visitors. Good computer and writing skills necessary.
 
To Apply use link below:

Cincinnati Art Museum

Gallery Attendant

Posted:
Nov 22, 2019
The Cincinnati Art Museum has immediate openings for part-time Gallery Attendants. We are looking for friendly and outgoing individuals who have the passion to work in one of country's oldest visual arts institutions.
 
Position Summary
Duties include, but are not limited to, providing a visitor friendly atmosphere; monitoring artwork and museum areas to ensure safety and security; monitoring alarm systems; dispersing and collecting keys; signing in and out contract employees and visitors, answering telephones for department; logging lost and found; assisting security personnel in the parking lot as needed; and other duties as assigned.
Gallery Attendants will be required to walk and move about work location on foot, and work will include periods of standing, sitting, and use of stairs as needed. May be required to lift and/or move items of moderate weight as needed. 
General work hours are Tuesday through Sunday from 11 am to 5 pm. Additional hours may be available dependent on the times and dates of scheduled programs and events.

Requirements
High School diploma or equivalent work experience required. Previous security or museum experience is a plus. Candidates must have strong customer service & interpersonal skills and possess a strong ability to work with the public. Candidates for this position should have knowledge of security practices and possess excellent organizational skills.

Hourly pay will start at $8.15
 
To Apply
If interested, please submit your cover letter, resume, references and salary requirements to:
Cincinnati Art Museum | ATTN: Human Resources | 953 Eden Park Drive | Cincinnati, OH 45202-1596
Fax: (513) 639.2932
Email: humanresources@cincyart.org

An application can be filled out at the visitor services desk in the front lobby during Museum hours. No drop-in interviews available. Position open until filled. No phone calls please.
 
The Cincinnati Art Museum is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where a variety of backgrounds, cultures, orientations, ideas, and talents can flourish.
 

Cincinnati Art Museum

Cafe Catering Server

Posted:
Nov 22, 2019

The Cincinnati Art Museum has immediate openings for part-time Servers in the Museum's Terrace Cafe and Special Events Department.
 
Responsibilities
Working under the direction of the Executive Chef & Hospitality Manager, duties include, but are not limited to the following:
- Report to work with a positive, friendly attitude at all times
- Must serve guests in a prompt, friendly and professional manner
- Answer guest's menu questions and make suggestions
- Provide excellent customer service to the patrons of the museum
 
Requirements
High School graduate or equivalent. Prior fine dining restaurant experience preferred. Candidate must have excellent customer service skills, a positive attitude, and the ability to work successfully with others. Must have strong communication skills, the ability to problem solve in a fast-paced environment, and the ability to respond to questions effectively from CAM staff, members, and the general public.
Candidate must be dependable, organized, be able to meet the physical demands of position, and maintain a professional demeanor.
Selected candidates will enjoy flexible hours & a beautiful work environment!
 
To Apply
If interested, please submit your cover letter, resume, references and salary requirements to:

Cincinnati Art Museum | ATTN: Human Resources | 953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202-1596

Candidates may also apply to this position via the following link:  
https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=cincyart&jobId=137562&lang=en_US&source=CC3

An application can be filled out at the visitor services desk in the front lobby during Museum hours.
No drop-in interviews available. No phone calls please.

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.

Victoria Theatre Association

MVHSTA Coordinator

Posted:
Nov 22, 2019
At the heart of Victoria Theatre Association, the Education & Engagement Department is the catalyst which ignites the creative spirit in our community by connecting quality experiences to artistic programming.

Victoria Theatre Association is excited to announce that we are actively recruiting a dynamic MVHSTA Coordinator. The MVHSTA Coordinator will be responsible for administrating and implementing a diverse range of education and engagement programs, connecting patrons of all ages and backgrounds to arts learning opportunities.  

Duties and Responsibilities
- Manage and grow the Miami Valley High School Theatre Awards program by being the sole administrator and point of contact for schools, adjudicator training, liaison with The Jimmy Awards, and other duties assigned.
- Work with Director and VP to develop and implement new education and engagement strategy, workshops/outreach models that connect audiences of all ages and backgrounds to learning opportunities about and through the arts.
- Serve as a Lead Teaching Artist for educational workshops, classes, and other programs.
- Foster relationships and nurture partnerships with local performing arts and other cultural organizations to create diverse arts education programs that serve a wide audience and provide opportunities for local arts organizations and individual artists.
- Proactively act as department liaison with universities, community organizations and other non-profits (recruiting camp counselors, teaching artists, and/or interns) to help create arts education, community engagement, and performance opportunities.
- Research and prepare written information for educational materials, including material for resource guides, grant applications and final reports, newsletters, sponsorship proposals, marketing materials, and other material as necessary.
- Coordinate and expand VTA teen programs including the Teen Usher and Ambassador program and others as assigned.
- Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
- Must have excellent and demonstrated working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Power-Point, Outlook and Excel;
- Must be able to work effectively and professionally with a variety of personalities and successfully communicate with all levels of the organization, and with the public;
- Possess excellent written (grammar, spelling, and connected ideas) and verbal communication skills, interpersonal skills, planning, organizational, and research skills.
- Must be comfortable asking questions in order to work independently.
- Must have teaching and/or teaching artist experience (school and/or community settings); and be able to provide sample lesson plans.
- Must have a sense of cultural awareness and sensitivity.
- Must have evening and weekend availability throughout the year, as needed.
- Must have a sense of humor.

Education / Experience
- Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in theatre, music, education, or arts management, or provide a proven track of excellence and experience in the above fields.
- At least 2 years of progressive experience in directly related field.
- Strong knowledge of the performing arts and/or community engagement programming.
- Strategic and creative thinker with the ability to develop and track impact.
- Must thrive in a fast-paced environment with a strong drive for results.
- Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with internal and external stakeholders to advance company and departmental objectives.
- Experience in education and community engagement projects.
- Educational marketing skills are a plus.
- Community/Professional Performance experience is a plus.
 
Working Conditions
The Education and Engagement department has a variety of operation hours; hours will fluctuate based on the priority of program needs. This job requires a willingness to work a flexible schedule that is communicated in advance and will require weekend and evening work. 

Additionally, VTA observes an open office environment. This type of environment is not for everyone, so the ideal candidate must take responsibility for focus and work productivity. Physical Demands Victoria Theater Association is an EEO employer. Please note that the duties of this job require frequent sitting, standing, walking, use of hands, reaching up to 4 feet away, use of dexterity and fine motor skills in hands and arms, fluent use of the English language, and the ability to hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
 
Applicants need to apply through Victoria Theatre Association’s web portal at https://victoriatheatre.applicantpool.com/jobs/396185.html
 

Cincinnati Museum Center

Guest Services Specialist (PT)

Posted:
Nov 22, 2019
Position Overview
The Guest Services Specialist (PT) works in the call center and is responsible for providing excellent guest service and accurate information to guests, members and others who call the Cincinnati Museum Center. The Specialist uses the multi-line phone systems to interact with guests and uses the POS and scheduling systems to sell tickets and memberships and to secure group reservations and special programs.
 
Responsibilities and Duties
- Appropriately address guest and Member needs to increase guest satisfaction and drive sale opportunities.
- Provide guidance and assistance to guests, Members and groups through general information, pricing information, programs/events schedule, etc
- Operate multi-line phone system to provide superior service for internal and external guests. Respond promptly to all calls in a professional and friendly manner. Speak clearly and practice good listening skills and ask probing questions to determine how to best serve the caller. Must be able to answer consecutive telephone calls each with a fresh perspective.
- Operate a scheduling and reservations system to execute ticket sales, group reservations, membership sales, and special programs/event reservations over the phone. Efficient and accurate entry of Member, group, or individual data; work to maintain accurate database. Schedule group reservations taking into account availability of CMC resources, policies of CMC, and the requests of groups.
- Actively participate in initial and ongoing training for consistency and improvement of service delivery, salesmanship, hospitality, team building, and messaging to guests and Members with goals of delivering a world-class service experience and creating a culture of exceptional service.
- Position is part-time, hourly. Requires flexible schedule to meet business demands, including weekends, evenings and holidays.
- This position takes place in a fast-paced call center with sound bleed and other distractions during busy times. 90% of the shift is seated, responding to calls and working on a computer. Personal headsets are provided for hands free call response and keying.
- Other duties as assigned.
   
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Excellent guest relation and interpersonal skills including conflict-resolution and interfacing with diverse internal and external audience; and an outgoing, friendly personality.
- Ability to follow direction, remain flexible, maintain composure and communicate effectively and professionally in fast paced situations or during periods of change.
- Professional demeanor with a degree of integrity, confidentiality, ethics and dedication to the mission of Cincinnati Museum Center.
- Strong organizational and communication skills, with high attention to detail.
- Ability to complete multiple tasks in an energetic environment and work well under pressure with periodic heavy workloads, constant demands, and frequent interruptions.

Qualifications and Experience
- High school graduate or equivalent required.
- Two years of customer service or telephone sales preferred.
- Experience with museums, non-profits, hospitality industry or large venues is a plus.
 
To apply for this position and explore other employment opportunities, please visit our website at https://www.cincymuseumgroup.org/.

Cincinnati Museum Center and the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center are proud to be Equal Opportunity Employers. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability or other applicable legally protected characteristics. 
 

Tiger Lily Press

Working Artist Program Residency

Posted:
Nov 22, 2019
The goal of the WAP Residency is to connect Tiger Lily with a local artist who is passionately committed to their work and their artistic community, interested in seeking out possibilities for expanding their current work into printmaking or challenging their existing love of printmaking through a focused residency project. Through their creative drive and work ethic, the artist serves as a role model for the members of Tiger Lily Press and is asked to engage with the greater community to increase awareness of and education in the field of printmaking.

The Working Artist Program Residency was established in 2012. The duration of the residency is nine months, spanning February-November. Out of town applicants should note that housing is not provided and is the responsibility of the artist.
The residency for 2020 is underwritten by Tiger Lily Press, Saad Ghosn, Avril-Bleh Meats, Carole Winters Art + Design, and Suder’s Art Store. 

Benefits of the WAP Residency include:
- $700 materials plus $500 gift card to Suder’s Art Store for supplies
- One year free membership to Tiger Lily Press ($175 value)
- Free admission to one class or workshop at Tiger Lily Press
- The opportunity to present work at an artist talk open to the public at Tiger Lily Press during the residency
- Assistance from the WAP chair, if desired, to facilitate a final exhibition of work produced during the residency at an outside venue

In return, the WAP Resident is expected to:
- Teach a class OR offer a demonstration drawing from their experiences during the course of the residency
- Meet with the WAP chair on a regular schedule (frequency to be determined on a case-by- case basis)
- Write a short personal statement at the conclusion of the residency reflecting on the experience, to be submitted to the Tiger Lily Press Board for archival purposes
- Donate one print created during the residency to Tiger Lily Press for archival purposes

To apply:
- Applicants must be 18 years of age and not a full-time student
- Applicants should possess basic skills in traditional printmaking media
- Applicants to the Working Artist Program must submit:
  - Artist Statement (PDF) – A brief description of your work and process, including the context or perspectives that inform your work
  - Project Proposal (PDF) – A one-paragraph description of the project or goal that you hope to accomplish during the duration of the residency. Please take into account the equipment available at Tiger Lily Press
  - Resume (PDF) – A current resume that includes any relevant educational, work, or teaching experience, awards, or exhibitions. Please include a brief description of your previous printmaking experience
  - Recent Work (PDF) – 5-10 images of recent work accompanied by a numbered list that includes titles, media, and year. Images should be submitted in high quality .jpg format, 1000px on the longest side and at least 72 dpi. File names should be formatted as Last name (underscore) First name (underscore) Number corresponding to the accompanying image list. Example: Doe_John_1.jpg

Submissions due by December 1, 2019. 
Email submission to: tigerlilypressprintstudio@gmail.com
For more details visit: http://tigerlilypress.org/membership/working-artist-program/

Contemporary Arts Center

Human Resources and Accounts Payable Associate

Posted:
Nov 22, 2019
Overview
The CAC believes that our employees are our greatest strength. We are looking for a Human Resources and Accounts Payable Associate who is committed to recruiting top talent and providing our staff members with an exceptional work experience. From the moment of hire until the time they leave the organization, we want employees to be engaged in their jobs. Our ideal candidate will be skilled in managing benefits, recognition, and employee-relations in a manner that retains staff members long-term and builds our brand. We are proud of the passion, drive, and loyalty in our workforce and our Human Resources and Accounts Payable Associate is tasked with ensuring that our organizational culture welcomes an inclusive population and supports each person in growing and prospering within the organization.

The Human Resources and Accounts Payable Associate will also be responsible for basic accounting functions of the CAC, including but not limited to, accounts payable and receivable, production of financial reports and the maintenance of a compliant system for accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls designed to mitigate risk and enhance the accuracy of the CAC’s reported financial results.
 
The Human Resources and Accounts Payable Associate is a part time position.

Job Requirements
Key Functions:
- Ensure compliance in day-to-day operations of human resources and payroll duties.  Duties include but are not limited to the following areas: employment, payroll, employee relations, orientation and training, benefits, compensation, organizational development and administration.
- Basic accounting functions
- Commitment to professional and ethical standards
- Ability to handle sensitive information and maintain confidentiality
- Ability to work with a wide range of personalities and manage conflict in a professional, productive manner
- Positive, ambitious, energetic, hardworking with a strong work ethic
- Able to communicate effectively
- Dependable, responsible, reliable and mature
- Able to handle ambiguity, changing priorities and use good judgment in stressful situations
- Self-motivated, structured, accurate, result driven, ready to improve and open to change
- Ability to multi-task, handling multiple issues

Primary Responsibilities:
- Human Resources
  o Administration of payroll (bi-weekly, using an outside payroll provider)
  o Prepare accounting reports related to payroll
  o Maintenance of CAC reporting structure that is dependent on payroll information
  o Manages talent acquisition process, including sourcing, scheduling interviews, hiring and onboarding
  o Keeps employee handbook and job descriptions up-to-date, accurate and compliant with relevant federal, state and local laws for all positions
  o Handles investigation and resolution of employee issues, concerns, and conflicts
  o Ensures all employment practices comply with federal, state and local regulations
  o Work with management to establish and maintain a positive work environment which encourages the full use of diverse talents and abilities;
  o Partner with management on progressive counseling;
  o Investigate harassment and discrimination claims and resolve conflict;
  o Manage, sick; vacation and leave of absence processes;
  o Represent the company for local unemployment claims;
  o Understand business operations from both a strategic and tactical perspective;
  o Support CAC’s mission and Vision and develop strategies to further implement them into the organizational culture. 
  o Oversee CAC annual benefit open enrollment process;
  o Mentor, provide training and development to optimize performance, create organizational depth and individual growth;
  o Manage multiple projects effectively with overlapping tasks and work independently with minimal supervision.
  o Perform other related duties as assigned
- Accounting:
  o Account Payable procedures, including, but not limited to, invoice entry process and payment
  o Account Receivable procedures, including, but not limited to Facility Rental invoice process and collection
  o Reconcile cash receipts from store, admissions and other sources
  o Maintain petty cash on site
  o Perform other related duties as assigned

Interpersonal Relations
Works closely with all departments. Follows policy and procedures.  Fully embraces the CAC’s Vision and values.  A team player who values co-workers opinions and treats everyone with courtesy and respect.  Exceptional listener who is emphatic, well organized and has an eye for detail.  Able to work in a team environment, provide honest and direct feedback.  Sound judgment and tact to communicate effectively with staff and third parties.

All of these duties are to be done with overall CAC business in mind. The person in this position witll be conscious of other CAC programs, exhibition needs and CAC policies and procedures.

Minimum Requirements 
- Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent combination of education, training and experience
- 3+ years minimum proven progressive leadership/supervisory experience as an HR generalist or greater
- Exceptional verbal and written communication that is clear, concise and polished
- Strong, demonstrated proficiency skills with influence, adaptability/flexibility, and relationship building
- Experience with creating a culture of engagement, collaboration, and teamwork
- Experience in bookkeeping and knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles
- Proficiency in Excel and other Microsoft programs
- Experience with Paycor preferred, but not necessary
- Must possess the ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment, meet deadlines and work independently or as a team member.

Application Process
Please send cover letter and resume by December 6, 2019 to:

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

Also, application materials can be mailed to hcohill@cincycac.org.  No phone calls accepted, nor will they be returned.

The Contemporary Arts Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 

Saint Ignatius High School

Technical Director

Posted:
Nov 15, 2019
Saint Ignatius High School is seeking an experienced Technical Director for our performing arts facility. The Technical Director reports to the Breen Center Operations Manager and supports the mission of Saint Ignatius High School by serving as the primary technical resource for all campus and non-campus clients of The Breen Center for the Performing Arts located on the school campus. This position has the daily responsibility for the technical operations of The Breen Center, including lighting, sound, projection, fly system, soft goods, set design and construction, and regular/required maintenance of the systems and components.

The Technical Director also serves as a mentor to aspiring student theater technicians and works in conjunction with the Fine Arts department staff for continued improvement of the student-centered performing arts programs. The ideal candidate will bring experience in the theatrical arts with the ability to work with a great deal of independence and independent judgment in performing a wide variety of duties and enjoy working with high school students. This is a full-time, 12 month position, working throughout the calendar year.

Visit our website for a full job description, which includes information on where to send letters of interest and resumes.

Cincinnati Arts Association

Concessions & Hospitality Manager

Posted:
Nov 8, 2019
The Cincinnati Arts Association seeks a Concessions & Hospitality Manager to join our team at our Aronoff Center for the Arts location. The Concessions & Hospitality Manager is responsible for effectively administering all operational aspects of concessions and catering services at Aronoff Center, while creating a positive, memorable experience for patrons and clients through first-class customer service. 

Responsibilities 
The Concessions & Hospitality Manager’s primary responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: the overall coordination, supervision, evaluation, and training of all concessions staff; ensuring enforcement of all state and local laws and regulations governing sales and handling of food and alcoholic beverages; purchasing and maintaining inventory of food and beverage supplies/product; act as liaison with clients, caterers, suppliers and internal departments; managing the point-of-sale system; monitoring concessions budget to ensure efficient operations; handling/balancing cash, receipts, and invoicing; ensuring adequate inventory and cash control systems and procedures are in place; coordinating vending machine needs with vendors; prepare concessions payroll; performing bartending and minor catering functions as required. 

Qualifications 
The ideal candidate must demonstrate exceptional managerial and customer service skills. Must possess the ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a pleasant and patient attitude with customers and staff. Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently, handle multiple tasks and make critical decisions. Exceptional written, verbal, and interpersonal skills; a high level of organization and attention to detail. Must be knowledgeable in the laws, ordinances, standards and regulations pertaining to the food and beverage industry, specifically laws of the State of Ohio. Proficient skills in processing and preparing invoices and other financial documents. Basic knowledge of Point-of-Sale systems, Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel. Ability to maintain a flexible schedule (work on nights and weekends will be required); and the physical ability to move rapidly, stand for long periods of time, and lift up to 40 lbs. Associate’s degree and a minimum of five years’ hands-on related experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience. TIPS or similar alcohol control certification a plus. 

To Apply
Interested candidates may complete an application at/or send resume by November 22, 2019 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
 

Contemporary Arts Center

Internships

Posted:
Nov 8, 2019
The Contemporary Arts Center offers a unique learning experience in a diverse and dynamic environment for individuals with enthusiasm, a strong work ethic, flexibility and a love for contemporary art! 

The CAC is currently accepting applications for the Spring Semester (February-May) Internships in the following areas:   
- Curatorial
- Development
- Design
- Video Production
- Social Media Marketing
- Education
- Performance

Please forward a statement of interest and resume to Amy Stier (astier@cincycac.org) on or before December 1st for your departments of interest. 



Contemporary Arts Center

Curatorial Co-op

Posted:
Nov 8, 2019
The Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) is seeking a co-op student to work with our Senior Curator on upcoming exhibition research and planning from January/February until May 2020.

Job Requirements

Primary Responsibilities
The Curatorial Co-op will be responsible for assisting the Senior Curator, and other members of the curatorial team, research artists and concepts for upcoming exhibitions and exhibition planning.  Time requirement would be 3-4 days a week (approximately 20 hours).  

Requirements
- Coursework in Art History, History or Fine Art
- Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
- Strong research skills
- Strong organization skills
- Interest in Contemporary Art
- Ability to work on site and remotely from libraries and archives
- MA or MFA in process (preferred, but not required)
- Proficiency in more than one language (preferred, but not required)

Stipend
$1000 upon completion of the co-op

Application Process
Please send cover letter and resume by December 1, 2019 to: Amy Stier, astier@cincycac.org 

The CAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Scripps Howard Content Marketing Intern

Posted:
Nov 8, 2019
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.

Timeline 
Winter/Spring Semester 2020 (January – May) 
10 - 15 hours per week

Rate: $10/hour

Position Overview
The Content Marketing Intern will assist in a variety of creative and strategic content related to onstage productions and institutional branding. Responsibilities may vary depending on the chosen intern’s skills and schedule. The Content Marketing Intern will report to the Content Marketing Manager on writing projects, and to the Associate Director of Marketing for web and digital projects. 

Duties Include
- Writing for Playhouse publications and blog 
- Writing one bylined article for Prologue, the Playhouse subscriber magazine 
- Writes and distributes bi-weekly in-house newsletter
- Assists with other content needs, include assisting with video shoots
- Helps with administrative tasks as needed 
- Performs other duties as assigned

Competencies
- Must be a junior or senior from Northern Kentucky University, the University of Cincinnati, Miami University or Xavier University, majoring in communications, marketing or public relations.
- Excellent writing and editing skills are a must. 
- A strong work ethic that demonstrates initiative and creative thinking. 
- Interest in theatre and the arts is a plus.

To Apply 
Submit your resume, cover letter and two writing samples in PDF form to:  
Natalie Hulla
Content Marketing Manager
natalie.hulla@cincyplay.com 
No phone calls, please.

Deadline to apply: Nov. 24, 2019