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

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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.

ArtWorks

Program Manager

Posted:
Nov 8, 2019
Reports to: Managing Director of Programs 
Location: ArtWorks Administrative Office, 20 E. Central Pkwy, Cincinnati, OH 
Compensation: Starting at $30,000 (commensurate with experience), plus bonus potential. Employee benefits package includes health insurance, generous PTO and 401(k)
Start date: January 2020

Purpose  
ArtWorks is seeking a Program Manager to oversee a variety of planned projects to support ArtWorks Programming, in addition to leading other initiatives and supporting development of future program efforts. This is an exciting opportunity to champion and drive ArtWorks’ programming impact! This individual will join a team of Program Managers working in the Programs Department, and will oversee project-specific work from design and development through direct management of artistic executional teams, in addition to supporting key departmental initiatives and organization-wide priorities. The Program Manager will develop and maintain key partnerships and artist relationships, and will demonstrate excellent project management skills to support ArtWorks mission of transforming people and places through investments in creativity. 

Key Roles & Responsibilities
- Oversee and implement department-specific projects (may include public art and non-public art works)
- Serve as the primary point of contact for Artists, Community Partners, City Administrators, and Vendors 
- Lead meetings with stakeholders to guide productive discussion, planning, and resource coordination  (may include project presentations, community engagement sessions and other project-specific demonstrations and events)
- Manage internal workflow process to ensure resources and content are delivered on time and on budget, and according to project needs
- Work directly with other departments to support recruitment, hiring, fundraising and marketing/promotional efforts
- Constructively critique artists’ work to ensure highest quality results
- Administer, track, and report outcomes measures 
- Support Program department through direct captainship of key department initiatives
- Support Organizational priorities, as determined with Managing Director

Qualifications and Characteristics 
- Proven experience and excellent project management skills
- Excellent organizational, problem-solving and decision making skills
- Detail-oriented with an ability to work on several projects simultaneously
- A driven self-starter with ability to work without much oversite or direction
- Excellent written, verbal, telephone and public presentation skills
- Skilled in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), and Adobe Creative Suites a plus
- Experience and ease working with diverse audience stakeholders including trustees, volunteers, individuals and staff 
- Passion for the arts and education
- Strong design sensibility and familiarity with contemporary art 
- Understanding of public art and community-informed professional practices
- Basic understanding of the materials, techniques, and installation methods for public art works
- Ability to manage sensitive and confidential information with integrity
- Driver’s license and reliable transportation  means
- Ability to lift and transport loads of 25+ lb materials (transportation of misc. project materials and equipment)
- Excellent personal and professional references
- Available for special events, with occasional weekend/evening work as necessary

Credentials and Experience
- Bachelor’s degree  or higher in a related arts or management field
- Minimum of 2 years of experience working in non-profit or a related arts field
- Emphasis on experience in project management
- Strong communication, organizational and time management skills focused on planning, implementation and collaboration

The successful candidate will 
- Have a passion for Cincinnati and the arts; be inquisitive and imaginative
- Be an excellent representative of ArtWorks
- Be a team-player, hard-working, and an independent achiever with a “can do” attitude; must be comfortable in a fast-paced, changing environment with frequent deadlines
- Be flexible, optimistic, able to receive and provide constructive feedback, and possess a good sense of humor
- Adhere to the utmost ethical standards; be intuitive, considerate, and kind

To Apply
Please submit resume, references, and a cover letter which includes salary requirements, by November 22, 2019 to Marie@artworkscincinnati.org. For more information about ArtWorks, visit www.artworkscincinnati.org

About ArtWorks 
Since 1996, ArtWorks has been transforming people and places through investments in creativity. The organization is a workforce development and job-training program where art is the vehicle that trains and employs local youth and professional talent to create art and community impact. ArtWorks has hired over 3,500 youth and 3,000 professional artists who have completed over 12,000 public and private art projects. Learn more at ArtWorksCincinnati.org.

ArtWorks 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 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
 

Plaza Artist Materials

Assistant Manager

Posted:
Nov 4, 2019
Plaza Artist Materials is looking for an energetic individual with previous management experience to join our great team at the Cincinnati/Kenwood location as our newest Assistant Manager. 
 
The successful candidate must be actively involved in visual art, have at least 1 year of previous management or keyholder experience, and have a passion for delivering great customer service. 
 
If you are interested in applying, please click here to view our job description and apply for the position. 

Courtenay Lambert Florals & Event Design

Lead Floral Designer

Posted:
Nov 4, 2019
Courtenay Lambert Florals (CLF) is one of the premier event floral and event design production companies in the greater Cincinnati area.  We specialize in floral and event design for gorgeous, luxurious, and cutting-edge weddings and events.  Our establishment is located in Columbia Tusculum in Cincinnati, Ohio near historic Lunken Airport.

We are currently looking to add to our growing team of professionals.  The focus of this position will be floral design for special events, but there will also be opportunities to gain experience in other areas (i.e. event logistics and event design).  This is a great opportunity for a creative person who is looking to work in the ever-changing world of events and gain more hands-on experience in the special events industry.  

Job Description 
Seeking an experienced Floral Designer to join our team! This person is responsible for creating floral designs, preparing hard goods for events, processing flowers, managing the floral cooler, and some light administrative work.  

Responsibilities
- Floral design – basic to intermediate level.  Experience in event floral, installations, and large scale design work is a definite plus.  
- Shop upkeep including: processing flowers, keeping workstations clean and organized, cleaning cooler weekly, keeping hard goods organized and in stock, occasional deep cleaning. 
- Assisting in event preparations including: pulling inventory for events, preparing and packing items to leave the shop, checking in inventory numbers upon return, restocking shelves after an event. 
- Event delivery & set up on event weekends, as well as event break downs. There may be an opportunity to co-lead on events as a designer, depending on skill set and abilities. 
- Light administrative work (as needed). May include helping with event paperwork, delivery & logistics schedules, and client interactions. 
- Opportunity to learn advanced floral design (large arrangements, custom installations, etc.). 

Qualifications
- An eye for design, and a basic understanding of color theory or a willingness to learn.
- Previous floral design experience preferred. Knowledge of reading design recipes is useful. 
- Ability to stand and sit for long periods of time and ability to remain calm under pressure.
- Excellent customer service skills is a must.
- Openness to learn and take direction. 
- Ability to lift a minimum of 30 lbs. 
 

Courtenay Lambert Florals & Event Design

Special Events Intern

Posted:
Nov 4, 2019
Job Description
Courtenay Lambert Florals & Event Design (CLF) is seeking Special Events Interns for the 2020 Wedding Season. CLF specializes in floral and event design for simply gorgeous and cutting-edge weddings and events.  Our office is located in Columbia Tusculum in Cincinnati, Ohio near historic Lunken Airport.

So what do you learn as a Special Events Intern? You will learn about and be involved in the following: exposure to client management process, brand development, social media maximization, event logistics, event mechanics (floral, furniture, drape, etc.), event prep, and how the individual details of an event bring it to life.

Internships at CLF are rich with possibilities. Collectively our interns have helped build CLF into what it is today. Our interns have attended The Knot industry events, venue launches, vendor meetings, event design consultations, NACE (National Association of Catering & Events) events, and have even been special events volunteers at the White House. Our interns are like family, and we are eternally thankful for their help, and remain close even after their internship is complete. Many of our interns are well prepared and sought after by companies as a result of exposure to the many hats you wear working for a small event industry business.  

What We Expect from Special Events Interns
- The drive to go above and beyond on tasks
- A self-motivated individual
- Interest in Event Design, Styling, Public Relations, Social Media, and other creative fields
- Strong Communication and Interpersonal Skills
- Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of products
- Willingness to get hands dirty, clean buckets, help with deliveries, etc. 
- Willingness to get dressed up, and make a good impression at industry functions
- Must love dogs, or at least tolerate them....because CLF Mascot/Shop dog George will love you.

What Special Events Interns can Expect from CLF
- 10-20 hours a week during the 2019 Wedding Season (May-October).  Possibly more on large event weeks.
- Flexible hours
- Opportunity to work the day of events as a contract worker for pay
- FOOD! We like to feed our people!  And coffee of course.
- Networking opportunities with fellow vendors and venues.  Exposure to and contact with potential employers.
- Opportunity to meet with clients, and be on the cutting edge of the wedding industry in Cincinnati and beyond.
- Opportunity to learn from Courtenay in light floral design and consultation work
- Connection with CLF for life!  Courtenay actually hates it when interns leave, so if it takes you longer to get out of school, even better.

If you are interested in being a CLF Special Events Intern for the 2020 Wedding Season, please fill out the application on our website (www.courtenaylambert.com/clf-internship). We are looking forward to getting to know you!

Educational Theatre Association

Salesforce/Email Marketing Manager

Posted:
Nov 4, 2019
The Educational Theatre Association (EdTA) seeks a dynamic Salesforce/Email Marketing Manager to build and manage marketing journeys through automation focused on member engagement and retention.  You will partner with Content team and across other departments to drive day-to-day execution of our email communication and engagement strategies.

About Us  
The Educational Theatre Association is an international nonprofit association with more than 139,000 active members.  EdTA’s mission is shaping lives through theatre education: honoring student achievement in theatre; supporting teachers by providing professional development, resources, and recognition; and influencing public opinion that theatre education is essential and builds life skills. EdTA is the home of the International Thespian Society, an honorary organization established at nearly 5,000 schools, that has inducted more than 2.4 million theatre students since its founding in 1929. EdTA also produces the International Thespian Festival and publishes Dramatics magazine in print and online for high school theatre students, and Teaching Theatre, a journal for theatre education professionals. The Educational Theatre Foundation is the philanthropic arm of EdTA. 

Job Responsibilities
- Create and develop content-rich loyalty and nurturing programs using consumer insights data and marketing automation tools including Salesforce Marketing Cloud & Pardot.
- Execute email marketing strategies to retain current members and convert non-member leads into new members. 
- Build email messages, templates and multi-step campaigns using marketing automation tools.
- Evaluate email campaign data to optimize performance and results.
- Build landing pages and forms for lead capture and progressive customer profiling. 
- Lead and assist Content team in the utilization of Salesforce and Pardot to maintain accuracy of the databases.
- Analyze and report on email marketing efforts and performance metrics. 
- Manage schedules, resources and delivery dates to ensure projects meet deadlines.
- Ensure compliance with branding guidelines and content across all channels, as well as applicable regulatory requirements.
- Ensure all email campaigns leverage current best practices. 

Education and Experience Required 
- Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications, Business or Technology. 
- 3 - 5 years of professional experience in managing customer journeys and campaigns through marketing automation tools such as Pardot and Salesforce CRM.
- Experience working with a membership association or a non-profit organization is preferred.
- Theatre or arts interest or background is a plus.

Skills and Qualifications
- Entrepreneurial spirit/orientation.
- Proven experience in using marketing automation tools and technologies to facilitate engagement and conversion.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, and Pardot or Salesforce Marketing Cloud.
- Experience with an email service provider system.
- Deadline driven with strong attention to detail
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
- Ability to effectively collaborate with Content team members and coworkers in other departments
- Ability to effectively plan, be flexible, and be resourceful in managing workflow to meet deadlines.
- Strong project management skills, including the ability to take initiative, multi-task and prioritize multiple projects
- Calm, patient, diplomatic, and confident demeanor in working with staff, management, and vendors
- Positive, team-oriented attitude
- Ability to think and act independently, within one’s authority

Please submit cover letter/resume by email (Subject line: Marketing Automation Manager 2019-132) to: HRManager@schooltheatre.org .

First consideration will be given to applications received by 11/15/19.

No phone calls please.
 

Educational Theatre Association

Content Specialist

Posted:
Nov 4, 2019
Educational Theatre Association, home of the International Thespian Society and Educational Theatre Foundation, seeks a passionate, versatile Content Specialist to support the development of shareable content for use on EdTA and ETF websites, in email, print and other communications, and on social media. In addition, the Content Specialist will support the development of print and digital marketing campaigns, and public relations efforts.

Job Responsibilities
- Develop Educational Theatre Association and Educational Theatre Foundation content, creating stories about adult and student members, program participants, and award, scholarship, and grant winners for use on various print and online platforms including email and social media.
- Edit content supplied by other departments to fit the association’s voice and style, and to optimize the message for each channel and target audience.
- Write press releases for association events, programs, awards, and news following PR best practices.
- Adapt and publish content for email communications and social media.
- Write marketing copy for events, membership recruitment and retention, and EdTA programs that follows copywriting best practices and brand guidelines. 
- Develop copy for online landing pages and lead-generation forms that adheres to SEO best practices. Optimize copy for email and social publishing.
- Write and edit SEO-friendly editorial content for EdTA websites, including dramatics.org, schooltheatre.org, and educationaltheatrefoundation.org to increase organic traffic.
- Collaborate with Content team members on content planning and execution.

Education Required
- Bachelor’s degree in marketing communications, public relations or related field
- Minimum two years of professional experience
- Portfolio of professional writing samples

Skills and Qualifications
- Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
- Proficiency in marketing copywriting, editorial writing, and public relations writing
- Strong editing and proofreading skills
- Proficiency in AP style preferred
- Basic graphic design and photo editing skills
- Working knowledge of HTML
- Proficient with web content management systems such as WordPress and SEO
- Advanced understanding of social media platforms and management tools
- Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, especially InDesign. Photoshop and Illustrator are a plus.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Docs
- Adept at learning new software programs and tech tools
- Strong organization and project management skills
- Deadline driven with keen attention to detail and accuracy in all work
- Ability to prioritize and work independently within one’s authority
- Ability to demonstrate a positive, team-oriented attitude

About Educational Theatre Association
The Educational Theatre Association is an international nonprofit association with more than 139,000 active members. EdTA’s mission is shaping lives through theatre education: honoring student achievement in theatre; supporting teachers by providing professional development, resources, and recognition; and influencing public opinion that theatre education is essential and builds life skills. EdTA is the home of the International Thespian Society, an honorary organization established at nearly 5,000 schools, that has inducted more than 2.4 million theatre students since its founding in 1929. EdTA also produces the International Thespian Festival and publishes Dramatics magazine in print and online for high school theatre students, and Teaching Theatre, a journal for theatre education professionals. The Educational Theatre Foundation is the philanthropic arm of EdTA.

Please submit cover letter and resumé by email (Subject Line: Content Specialist 2019-122) to: HRManager@schooltheatre.org
First consideration will be given to applications received by 11/15/19.
No phone calls, please.
 

NKU School of the Arts

Assistant Professor of Trumpet and Brass Area Coordinator

Posted:
Oct 29, 2019
The School of the Arts at Northern Kentucky University invites applications for a tenure-track position in studio trumpet and high brass area coordinator within the music program, beginning August 2020. More information about the program can be found in the web page https://www.nku.edu/academics/sota/music.html.

Primary Responsibilities
Teach studio trumpet; recruit and maintain a high-quality applied studio through teaching and performance activities, coach collaborative ensemble experiences for brass students; coordinate brass area. Engage in community outreach. Maintain an established performance/research/scholarship/creative activity agenda sufficient for tenure and promotion.

Secondary teaching responsibilities may include music theory, aural skills, brass methods, or other courses as assigned according to areas of interest and expertise. The music program values innovative and versatile skill sets that may benefit our program in unexpected ways.

As a NASM accredited program, teaching responsibilities adhere to loads as prescribed by NASM.

Qualifications
- A Doctorate in Music is preferred. Candidates with a Master of Music degree and exceptional commensurate experience may be considered.
- Demonstrated potential for distinction in professional activity and/or research.
- Successful teaching and recruiting experience at the university level.
- Significant experience as a solo and ensemble performer.
- Evidence of or demonstrated potential for successful teaching in a secondary area.

Applicants should submit:
- statement of interest,
- curriculum vitae,
- teaching philosophy,
- personal philosophy on diversity and inclusion that emphasizes their importance in higher education,
- the names, email, and phone numbers of three references,
- link to performance video(s),
- link to applied teaching video(s), and
- link to classroom teaching video(s)

Questions regarding this position and search should be directed to Dr. Brant Karrick at karrickb@nku.edu, chair of the search committee. Questions regarding the application process should be directed to NKU Human Resources at jobs@nku.edu or call (859) 572-5200.

The application deadline is December 1, 2019.

Any candidate who is offered this position will be required to go through a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law. Screening of applications will begin December 1.

Minimum Education: Master's Degree
Preferred Education: Ph.D or D.M.A.

Quick Link: http://jobs.nku.edu/postings/8816 

The Betts House

Scripps Howard Communications Intern

Posted:
Oct 28, 2019
The Betts House is seeking a self-starter who is able to work independently, accurately and meet deadlines. Intern candidates should have excellent research, writing and computer skills, be personable and responsible, able to multitask and be interested in history and nonprofit management. Because of the small size of the organization, being flexible and adaptable is critical. The internship is 200 hours and will run from January to May 2020. This position is paid $10/hour, 15 hours per week.

Requirements
This internship is open to undergraduate students at the junior or senior level from the University of Cincinnati, Xavier University, Northern Kentucky University or Miami University majoring in communications, marketing, public relations, museum studies, business, history or other related field. Applicants must be enthusiastic about history and eager to learn. Candidates also must:

- Be comfortable working alone when house manager is not present.
- Have excellent research, writing, and communication skills.
- Be proficient on PCs and Microsoft Office.
- Be comfortable asking questions.
- Be comfortable giving tours and working with children.
- Have ability to handle multiple projects at once.
- Be available Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays 12-5pm.

Activities include but are not limited to:
- Assist visitors and serve as a docent
- Create and implement educational programming
- Create and implement marketing materials
- Assist the House and Programs Manager with development tasks
- Open and close the house museum
- Research and copy writing
- Exhibition design and development
- House Maintenance, organization and administration

Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter to Kendall Neyer at housemanager@thebettshouse.org.

Educational Theatre Association

Project Support Manager

Posted:
Oct 28, 2019
The Educational Theatre Association (EdTA) seeks a dynamic manager to lead and oversee the provision of project management support and administrative services to internal departments which contribute to the successful execution of association programs and events.  Manages the Project Support Services team and provides hands-on project and operations support, as needed.

About Us
The Educational Theatre Association is an international nonprofit association with more than 139,000 active members.  EdTA’s mission is shaping lives through theatre education: honoring student achievement in theatre; supporting teachers by providing professional development, resources, and recognition; and influencing public opinion that theatre education is essential and builds life skills. EdTA is the home of the International Thespian Society, an honorary organization established at nearly 5,000 schools, that has inducted more than 2.4 million theatre students since its founding in 1929. EdTA also produces the International Thespian Festival and publishes Dramatics magazine in print and online for high school theatre students, and Teaching Theatre, a journal for theatre education professionals. The Educational Theatre Foundation is the philanthropic arm of EdTA. 

Job Responsibilities

Project Management Support 
- Meets regularly with department directors and managers to identify project management and support opportunities. 
- Schedules and assigns projects and tasks to PSS staff.
- Monitors projects and tasks assigned to PSS staff.  
- Oversees project support planning and development of strategies and processes for successful execution and completion of projects.
- Manages own portfolio of projects within context of scope, budgets, and deadlines.

Operations Support
- Manages vendor relationships, activities and accounts for improvements, office equipment and services; serves as primary contact for these vendors.  Obtains estimates, recommends vendors and oversees vendor work.
- Serves as primary contact with building management for facility issues.
- Plans and coordinates employee engagement events. 
- Provides administrative support to COO, as needed.
- Along with PSS team, supplements and supports various EdTA programmatic efforts on an ongoing, annual or ad hoc basis.
- Assists HR with recruiting and onboarding efforts.

Special Projects
- Responsible for leading Wellness initiatives, Lunch-n-Learns, and other employee relations initiatives.

Staff Supervision
- Hires, trains, mentors and develops the Project Support Services team; effectively manages work allocation, communication, problem resolution, and performance evaluation to build an effective team dynamic.

Education Required 
- Knowledge and skills at a level normally acquired through the completion of a Bachelor’s degree. 
- 3-5 years of project support and/or administrative experience, including at a supervisory level. 
- Experience working with director or executive levels of management is preferred.
- Non-profit experience, particularly in arts or education field is preferred.

Skills and Qualifications
- Working knowledge of project management and administrative processes.
- Requires entrepreneurial spirit in leading and developing the project support team and function.
- Demonstrated ability to build a positive, highly productive and forward-focused team.
- High level of communication skills, both oral and written
- Creative problem-solving skills to build efficient processes.
- Comfort working with all levels of staff and management including high-profile/ executive level staff and/or external partners.
- High level of proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
- Familiarity with project management software (such as Wrike, Asana, Base Camp) preferred.
- Experience with association management software (Nimble AMS) or Salesforce are a plus.
- Strong organization, multi-tasking, and time management skills
- Calm, organized, patient, and confident demeanor in working with staff, members, Board, and vendors.
- Advanced attention to detail and accuracy in all work.
- Ability to prioritize your own and the team’s wide-ranging workload to meet deadlines, scope and budget.
- Ability to think and act independently, within one’s authority.

Please submit cover letter and resume (Subject line: Project Support Manager 2019-112) to HRManager@schooltheatre.org. First consideration will be given to applications received by 11/6/19. No phone calls please.


Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Director of Institutional Giving

Posted:
Oct 28, 2019
Reporting to the Vice President of Philanthropy, the Director of Institutional Giving serves as a key member of the senior development team, improving and executing strategies regarding corporate, foundation and government funders in support of the $10 million annual fund and advance approaches for strategic planning initiatives. The Director is to meet or exceed aggressive institutional giving goals by renewing, identifying, rating, cultivating, soliciting and securing supporters. Of utmost importance is the CSO’s relationship with ArtsWave, the largest united arts fund in the country. As the largest grant recipient, the Director is responsible for nurturing and advancing the CSO’s relationship in coordination with the President, senior management team and Foundation and Grants Manager. The position serves as the leading advocate in the business community, representing the CSO at key events and networking opportunities and supervises the Corporate Relations Manager and Foundation and Grants Manager, who all collectively achieve the financial goals set forth. The Director of Institutional Giving must be an independent, fast-paced self-starter with exceptional communication and written skills and a proven track-record for securing and increasing corporate and foundation support. 

Duties and Responsibilities

Corporate Support Responsibilities
- Broaden prospect pool by relationship management and directing research;
- Increase the proposal pipeline and size of corporate gifts through critical analysis of research findings leading to the development of strategic cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship approaches; 
- Ensure the timely completion of all corporate proposals, applications, required reporting and stewardship activities;
- Oversee the Corporate Relations Manager to ensure the proper acknowledgement of all corporate supporters through deliverables as agreed upon in proposals;
- Utilize the Board of Directors and other members of the Philanthropy team and senior management in the work of institutional giving; 
- Lead the fundraising efforts to secure corporate support for strategic planning initiatives and special events as planned;

Foundation and Government Support Responsibilities
- Meet aggressive foundation and government giving goals by actively developing new and existing relationships with key stakeholders at foundations and with elected officials and agencies;
- Oversee the Foundation and Grants Manager to develop proposal strategies and oversee the gathering of necessary information to execute and submit grants in a timely manner as well as proper acknowledgement;
- Anticipate needs of ArtsWave and take proactive approach to ensuring the organization is in line with ArtsWave strategies and requests;
- Advance the CSO’s goal to secure increased support from national funders;
- With the Vice President of Philanthropy, serve as staff liaison to the Government Affairs Committee;
- Other duties as assigned. 

Candidate Requirements
- 5-7 years of direct fundraising experience, preferably in a performing arts or cultural institution. 
- Strong self-starter with superior organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.
- Must have demonstrated ability to successfully build, retain and renew support.
- Must be a collaborative team member with known leadership and management skills.
- Music enthusiast and love for all genres of the art form.

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 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 Pops 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 “Director of Institutional Giving” in the subject line.)

Kennedy Heights Arts Center

Marketing/Communications Intern

Posted:
Oct 24, 2019
Kennedy Heights Arts Center is seeking applicants for a paid Scripps Howard Foundation Marketing/Communications Internship for the spring 2020 semester.
The Scripps Howard intern will work with KHAC's executive director and events manager to develop and implement strategies to increase the visibility of Kennedy Heights Arts Center and promote participation in its programs. In particular, the Intern will assist with the launch of a new social enterprise providing arts-based team building experiences for corporate groups. 

Duties
- Assistance with development and implementation of a marketing plan for social enterprise
- Special event planning
- Social media marketing
- Development of content for our website and newsletter
- Creation and distribution of marketing materials, including press releases.

Student can expect a portfolio of marketing/communications materials upon completion. Scripps Howard Foundation supports this paid internship for undergraduate juniors or seniors in Marketing or Communications at the University of Cincinnati, Xavier University or Northern Kentucky University only.

Preferred Qualifications
- Student must be organized, detail-oriented, and possess exceptional writing skills.
- Strong computer skills and previous experiences with marketing, communications, and social media are highly desirable.
- Students should be prepared to provide a writing sample if interviewed. 

Internship Hours and Compensation
Internship is from January to April, 2020, approximately 10-15 hours per week. Hours can be scheduled on Tuesdays through Fridays between 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. Occasional evening hours may be required. Compensation is $12 per hour.

To Apply
Please send a resume and cover letter to Ellen Muse-Lindeman at ellen@kennedyarts.org.  Applications will be received until the position is filled.
 

Learning Through Art

Program and Communications Intern

Posted:
Oct 24, 2019
Deadline To Apply: 11/15/19
Position Dates: 12/1/19 – 5/1/20. 
Reports To: Program Content Manager

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

This internship requires 15-20 hours/week; select responsibilities of position can be completed remotely with supervisor’s permission. A small monthly stipend is provided. Course credit can be arranged.

Responsibilities
- Assist in implementing planning, managing, and leading our program, Wonders While You Wait, at the St. Aloysius school campus.
- Work with LTA’s media company to assist as needed with social media platforms, including Facebook and Twitter, story development, placement and other duties as assigned. 
- Create newsletters regarding pertinent programs and events 
- Update LTA’s main and e-commerce website
- Learn and utilize Canva, Constant Contact, and Square Space
- Assist with office duties and event preparation as needed

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

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to: 

Attn: Kathy Wade, CEO
Learning Through Art, Inc.
4721 Reading Road, Suite 310
Cincinnati, OH 45237 

Or email to kathy@lartinc.com with “Program and Communications Intern” in Subject Line. 

Miami University

Assistant Professor - Arts Management & Entrepreneurship

Posted:
Oct 23, 2019
Miami University's College of Creative Arts is seeking an Assistant Professor (tenure track) or Assistant Teaching Professor/Assistant Lecturer (non-tenure track) to teach courses in Arts Management & Entrepreneurship, advise students and provide service to the University. The Assistant Professor is also expected to maintain an active creative and/or scholarly research agenda.

Required Qualifications  
MFA or PhD in arts management or related arts or business discipline by date of appointment for appointment as Assistant Professor or Assistant Teaching Professor.  Master’s degree in arts management or related arts or business discipline by date of appointment for appointment as Assistant Lecturer.

This position is available to persons who are currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time and indefinite basis.  (Persons authorized to work on such a basis include US citizens, lawful permanent residents (“green card” holders), asylees, refugees, and temporary residents under IRCA.)

Consideration may be given to candidates with undergraduate-level teaching experience; or applied experience in the professional field of expertise; or experience in arts innovation; or a multi-disciplinary art practice; or music business; or visual arts business; or a record of high quality scholarship.

Faculty in the Arts Management & Entrepreneurship program value a collaborative work environment, entrepreneurial thinking, interdisciplinary approaches, dedication to providing quality undergraduate instruction, and are committed to diversity and inclusive excellence.  Faculty also supervise student entrepreneurial or research projects, serve on committees, coordinate and mentor students on professional internship, and collaborate with the program director on new initiatives.  For more information on the program, see http://miamioh.edu/cca/arts-mgmt/.

Submit cover letter, curriculum vita, research statement (for Assistant Professor), teaching philosophy and a letter of teaching interest in the program to http://jobs.miamioh.edu/cw/en-us/job/496185/assistant-professor.  The program will request reference letters from three references provided in application.  Inquiries can be addressed to Todd Stuart at stuartt@miamioh.edu.  Screening of applications will begin November 7, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

The College of Creative Arts, one of the University’s five academic divisions, includes five departments: Architecture/Interior Design, Art, Interactive Media Studies, Music and Theatre. The Arts Management & Entrepreneurship program is the fastest growing program on the Oxford campus over the last three years and offers a co-major and two minors. The students in the program represent all academic divisions at Miami and works in partnership with the Farmer School of Business.  

Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.  Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices.  Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@MiamiOH.edu or 513-529-3560.

As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at: http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities.  This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.  Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students.  Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees.  Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.  A criminal background check is required.  All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free. 

Ignite Philanthropy

Manger, Non-Profit Services

Posted:
Oct 23, 2019
About Ignite Philanthropy
Our Mission: To connect people, ideas and capital to fuel community solutions. 

Aspiring to maximize the power of giving, Ignite Philanthropy works with private donors and non-profit organizations to leverage their resources and ideas to achieve greater impact in the communities they serve. Ignite Philanthropy serves the entire philanthropic and non-profit sector—from individuals, companies and foundations seeking to manage and enhance their charitable giving to non-profits looking for an experienced partner to help raise capital to accomplish their mission.

Ignite Philanthropy’s Non-Profit Services Division provides strategic fundraising services and manages multi-million-dollar fundraising campaigns for non-profit clients. Our Non-Profit Services team combines deep knowledge of the local donor landscape with decades of non-profit fundraising and management experience and a track record of completing major capital campaigns for organizations both in Cincinnati and throughout the country. Our team has raised more than $200 Million in private dollars for non-profit capital projects and initiatives.

Position Description
The Manager is a pivotal role supporting Ignite Philanthropy’s Non-Profit Services Division and is responsible for managing fundraising campaigns, strategy and campaign planning engagements for a portfolio of leading non-profits primarily located in the Cincinnati region. The Manager reports to the Vice President, Non-Profit Services. 
 
The Manager position is a unique opportunity to deepen your awareness and knowledge of the non-profit and philanthropic sectors while helping to make signature community projects happen. The Manager will work with non-profits of varying sizes and across a diverse range of sectors, and with some of our community’s top donors and leaders. 

The Manager will have significant experience in managing multiple projects simultaneously to successfully meet project goals. The ideal candidate will possess a desire to provide the highest quality service, strategic counsel and results to help clients make a positive impact in their community. 

Specific areas of oversight and responsibilities include:

Client Service
- Manages a portfolio of fundraising strategy, campaign planning and campaign management projects, working with members of the Non-Profit Services team to ensure all project deliverables are performed at a superior quality, on-time and exceed the expectations of the client
- Lead communication with clients serving as point-of-contact to keep clients abreast of project status and next steps 
- Collaborates with Vice Presidents and CEO to develop campaign plans and strategies, providing input on recommendations for clients
- Facilitates client meetings and manages preparation for client and donor meetings 
- Conducts research and analysis to guide projects; evaluate clients’ donor and revenue trends; conduct prospect research; analyze comparative organizations 
- Supports the development of project timelines and manages day-to-day project workflow
- Manages active fundraising campaigns including developing prospect pipelines, scheduling donor meetings, managing campaign meetings and leadership volunteers, and other fundraising tasks 
- Work with team to develop campaign messaging strategies, draft donor communications, and author grant proposals
- Collaborates with Non-Profit Services team to develop and adapt processes and procedures for the Non-Profit Services Division
- Performs any other necessary project work and duties to meet the needs of the client

Company Culture 
- Participates in and actively exemplify a culture of learning and continuous improvement 
- Contributes to ongoing development of infrastructure, processes and procedures for the organization
- Participates in interdepartmental collaboration between the Non-Profit Services and Philanthropic Services divisions 

Qualifications
- A minimum of 5-7+ years of non-profit fundraising experience or proven related project management and business development experience, with progressive increase in responsibilities throughout career tenure 
- Ability to proactively manage multiple projects at the same time, with minimal direction, and successfully meet project goals and deadlines
- Exceptional writing and communications skills
- Desire to work in a team environment to achieve objectives and effectively anticipate client and donor expectations 
- Ability to earn trust, confidence and respect amongst internal team, clients, and external stakeholders
- Strong critical thinking, quantitative analysis and research skills 
- Strong presentation skills and display of professionalism
- Keen attention to detail and commitment to deliver work of the highest quality 
- Non-profit grant and proposal writing experience preferred
- Computer proficiency, including Microsoft Office

Salary & Benefits
Ignite Philanthropy offers a competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience. The salary range for the Manager position is $50,000-$60,000. 

To Apply
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis up until November 18, 2019 at 5:00p. Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their applications early. To apply please complete application online at ignitephilanthropy.bamboohr.com/jobs/.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourage a diverse pool of candidates to apply. Ignite Philanthropy is fully committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. 

 

NKU School of the Arts

Assistant Professor of Strings - Music

Posted:
Oct 23, 2019
The School of the Arts at Northern Kentucky University invites applications for a tenure-track position in violin within the music program, beginning fall 2020. Secondary teaching responsibilities include classroom teaching of aural skills, music theory and/or composition. We seek a dynamic teacher with a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching and performance that has tangible experience and commitment cultivating positive, inclusive environments to come alongside a dedicated team of faculty who are committed to student success in an increasingly diverse population.

The School of the Arts at Northern Kentucky University offers a wide array of degree programs in the visual and performing arts. The music program within the School of the Arts offers the B.M.E. in Music Education, the B.M in Performance, Jazz Studies, and Composition, and the B.A. in Music with tracks in audio production and music technology. The music program is a fully accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music. See the music web site at http://www.nku.edu/music  for additional information.

Primary Responsibilities
- Teach undergraduate applied violin with the possibility of additional students in viola
- Teach string-related courses such as string methods, string pedagogy, and string chamber music
- Perform in the faculty string ensemble
- Teach classroom courses in a secondary area of expertise such as music theory, aural skills, and/or other composition
- Actively contribute to the growth of the string area, including assistance with the orchestra (sectionals, side-by-side performances)
- Actively recruit and retain string students, including developing programs, events
- Develop strong rapport with educators in the region
- Fulfill faculty responsibilities as stated by institutional and school/program policy and by administration
- Maintain an established performance/research/scholarship/creative activity agenda sufficient for tenure and promotion
- Participate in professional music organizations to network and remain current within the music discipline
- Participate in university/program meetings, hearings, juries, auditions, special events, and recruitment activities
- Maintain commitment to service activities including faculty committees, mentoring students, and community outreach
- Maintain commitment to collegiality and building inclusive environments for an increasingly diverse student, faculty, and staff population.

Qualifications
- A doctorate in music is required (Ph.D or DMA)
- Successful teaching experience at the university level and demonstrated potential for a successful career in teaching
- Applied violin teaching experience
- Classroom teaching experience
- Record of excellence in performance (solo and chamber) and professional activity
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively with students with diverse social identities, backgrounds, and levels
- Demonstrated success in recruitment and retention
- Expertise and potential to teach in a secondary area such as music theory, aural skills, and/or composition.
- Strong organizational, collaborative, and communication skills to support the operation of a growing string area and music program.

Questions regarding the use of this website should be directed to the Human Resources Department at jobs@nku.edu.

Questions regarding the nature of the position should be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Amy Gillingham at gillinghaa1@nku.edu.

Candidates should submit materials electronically through Northern Kentucky University’s website portal jobs.nku.edu. Required materials include:
- Cover letter outlining qualifications, experience, and evidence of teaching effectiveness
- Curriculum vitae
- One-page teaching philosophy
- A document with unrestricted links (please use online platforms such as YouTube, Vimeo, etc. and test all links to be sure they are working correctly) to video recordings of the candidate’s recent performances, a video recording of the candidate teaching an applied violin lesson and/or a video recording of the candidate teaching classroom/group.
- A statement of your personal philosophy on diversity and inclusion and why they are important in higher education. Please include specifics regarding your commitment and/or experience promoting and fostering a learning environment that is supportive of individuals from diverse backgrounds. In line with the University’s Affirmative Action Policy, candidates are not expected to disclose their identity or membership either in the diversity statement or in other application documents submitted to the search committee. Demographic information is solicited through the application process; however, those data are confidential and are not provided to members of the search committee.

Letters of recommendation from references will be requested of finalists. Please do not send transcripts or any other additional materials at this time. Further materials may be requested at a later date. In order to ensure full consideration, applications should be received by December 1, 2019. Applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled. Any candidate who is offered this position will be required to go through a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law.

Minimum Education: Terminal Degree appropriate to discipline
Preferred Education: Ph.D or D.M.A
Quick Link: http://jobs.nku.edu/postings/8818

Cincinnati Youth Choir

Music Directors

Posted:
Oct 23, 2019
The Cincinnati Youth Choir is seeking music directors for their Cincinnati Choral Academy. This is an after-school choral music program in collaboration with Cincinnati Public Schools, Cincinnati Youth Choir, May Festival and Vocal Arts Ensemble. 

Job Description & Details
- Prepare and teach students twice a week after-school, using an integrated music rehearsal format with music literacy activities for one and a half hours. Teach repertoire in a creative environment utilizing Orff philosophies. 
- CCA Directors report to the Program Director.
- Schedule additional community performances and educational activities for the students in your choir, to be approved by the Program Director. 
- Maintain communication with CYC staff, as well as with the school music teacher, principal, and resource coordinator.
- Recruit to help build the program in the school and community.
- Be present at all concerts on which your choir performs unless otherwise arranged with the Artistic Director. 
- Other duties as agreed upon with the Managing Artistic Director and Executive Director.
- Payment will be $75 an hour for sessions.

Interested candidates should send their resumes to sgrogan@cincinnatichoir.org.
Deadline for submissions is November 15, 2019.             
www.cincinnatichoir.org

NKU School of the Arts

Assistant Professor of Music Education (Choral)

Posted:
Oct 22, 2019
The School of the Arts at Northern Kentucky University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Music Education – Choral, beginning Fall 2020. Faculty responsibilities include teaching; research/creative activity; program, school, and university level service; and academic mentoring/advising. As a NASM accredited program, teaching responsibilities adhere to loads as prescribed by NASM.

The School of the Arts at Northern Kentucky University offers a wide array of degree programs in the visual and performing arts. The music program within the School of the Arts offers the B.M.E. in Music Education, the B.M in Performance, Jazz Studies, and Composition, and the B.A. in Music with tracks in audio production and music technology. The music program is a fully accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music. See the music web site at http://www.nku.edu/music for additional information.

Primary Responsibilities
Teach undergraduate courses in choral music education; recruit for the music program through teaching and creative activity; supervise choral music education student teachers; oversee choral music education field experience placements at the elementary, middle school and high school level; serve on program, school, and university level committees; and other courses as assigned based on areas of expertise (e.g., general and vocal music/elementary methods, conducting, ensembles, applied teaching, ensemble accompanying, etc.). Continued research/creative activity in the field of Music Education is expected.

The music program is open to innovative and broad skill sets that may benefit our program in unexpected ways.

Qualifications
- Doctorate in Music Education (ABD considered).
- A minimum of 3 years successful teaching and recruiting experience at the secondary level.
- Collegiate level teaching experience (preferred)
- Record of scholarship that includes an established or emerging record of publications and/or presentations at state/national conferences.
- Knowledge regarding multiple pedagogical methods, curriculum, and assessment.

Additionally, the candidate is expected to develop partnerships with local P-12 schools and must remain current within the music discipline and apply continued knowledge towards course instruction, provide mentorship along with fellow faculty to music students, maintain office hours to be accessible to students and staff, maintain grades and submit mid-term and/or final grades through myNKU by established University deadlines, and work cooperatively with faculty in the SOTA and NKU education department.

Please do not send transcripts or audio/video materials at this time. Further materials may be requested at a later date.

Questions regarding the use of this website should be directed to the Human Resources Department at jobs@nku.edu

Questions regarding the nature of the position should be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Danielle Todd at todde1@nku.edu.

Candidates should submit materials electronically through Northern Kentucky University’s website portal jobs@nku.edu. Any candidate who is offered this position will be required to go through a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law

Minimum Education: Ph.D
Preferred Education: Ph.D
Quick Link: http://jobs.nku.edu/postings/8785 
 

Educational Theatre Association

Advocacy and Education Associate

Posted:
Oct 18, 2019
The Educational Theatre Association (EdTA) seeks a dynamic individual to provide support to Advocacy and Education programs and initiatives.  This position is responsible for coordinating communications, meetings and event logistics; researching and posting online content; gathering and analyzing data; and other administrative work. 

About Us:  The Educational Theatre Association is an international nonprofit association with more than 139,000 active members.  EdTA’s mission is shaping lives through theatre education: honoring student achievement in theatre; supporting teachers by providing professional development, resources, and recognition; and influencing public opinion that theatre education is essential and builds life skills. EdTA is the home of the International Thespian Society, an honorary organization established at nearly 5,000 schools, that has inducted more than 2.4 million theatre students since its founding in 1929. EdTA also produces the International Thespian Festival and publishes Dramatics magazine in print and online for high school theatre students, and Teaching Theatre, a journal for theatre education professionals. The Educational Theatre Foundation is the philanthropic arm of EdTA. 

Job Responsibilities
Daily Tasks
- Research, write, post, and distribute arts education/advocacy news items via social media and EdTA websites.
- Assist Education Manager in maintaining and updating learn.schooltheatre.org. Post content, analyze site usage, and prepare reports. Track and report usage of related educational offerings on other EdTA websites. 
- Review and prepare summary sheet of national and state news of record regarding pending and/or introduced arts and education legislation impacting theatre and other arts education.
- Assist with volunteer and vendor coordination for Advocacy and Education initiatives, projects, and events.

Short-term and Long-term Projects
- Coordinate various projects such as Advocacy Day and Democracy Works:
    - Assist in event planning for advocacy events.
    - Aid in organizing the Democracy Works student essay competition and serve as chief contact for applicants.
    - Serve as contact for state EdTA leaders and members re: attendance and logistics.
- Engage in data gathering and reporting on theatre education and other arts education as directed by the Education Manager and Educational Policy Director.
- Assist with data mining and documentation to support short- and long-term advocacy efforts as directed by the Educational Policy Director.
- Serve as liaison between Director of the Educational Policy and the Advocacy Leadership Network, including monitoring the Network’s committee work, applicable forms, and meeting attendance.
- Help plan and execute in-person and online meetings with volunteers engaged in professional development and advocacy events and projects led by the Education Manager or Director of Educational Policy.

Support to Management and Staff
- Serve as resource and provide insight to EdTA staff and management as relates to advocacy and education support questions.
- Serve as partner and resource to management and staff for cross-functional activities and assigned projects as needed.
- Support and contribute to EdTA culture by demonstrating behaviors consistent with our Core Values.

Education Required
- Associate degree in related field, Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

Skills and Qualifications
- Interest in education, theatre/performing arts, and/or public policy at multiple levels.
- Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.
- High level of proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite and Google Docs.
- Experience using website CMS platforms such as WordPress, a Learning Management System (LMS), and Adobe Creative Suite is highly preferred.
- Social media savvy is a must, including proficiency with social media management platforms such as Hootsuite.
- Ability to quickly learn new software programs and tech tools.
- Strong organization, multi-tasking, and time management skills.
- Calm, organized, patient, and confident demeanor in working with staff, members, and constituents.
- Strong attention to detail and accuracy in all work.
- Ability to prioritize own wide-ranging workload and work independently.
- Ability to think and act independently, within one’s authority.
- Ability to demonstrate a positive, team-oriented attitude.

Please submit cover letter and resume (Subject line: Advocacy and Education Associate 2019-102) to: HRManager@schooltheatre.org

First consideration will be given to applications received by 10/30/19.

No phone calls please.

Baldwin Music Education Center

Part-Time Music Instructors

Posted:
Oct 17, 2019

For 60 years the Baldwin Music Education Center has offered unique group preschool and piano classes to thousands of students ages 6-months on up throughout the tri-state area.  We are looking to expand our team of educators and are interested in partnering with an interested candidate(s).

Interested candidates should have a Piano Pedagogy, Music Education, Piano Performance and/or Voice Degree or currently completing a college degree in one of these majors.  Our ideal candidate has an interest in teaching young students and/or interested in teaching group piano to all ages.

Your role at Baldwin Music Education is to be a team-player, a communicator and committed to making a difference in the lives of the students and caregivers. And, to provide quality music education.

Please look at us online at www.BaldwinMusicEduCenter.com and if you are still interested - we would love to hear from you!

Here are just a few of the qualities we are looking for in a new staff member:

Commitment | Responsible | Openness to learning on the job | Eager to engage in relationship building with students and caregivers | Nimbleness | Conscientious | Industrious | Supportive | Creative | Energetic | Professional

If you are interested and feel like you can be a positive team member, please send a letter of interest with resume to info@BaldwinMusicEduCenter.com

Position open until filled with the ideal candidate(s)! 

La Comedia Dinner Theatre

Scenic Designer & Carpenter

Posted:
Oct 17, 2019
La Comedia Dinner Theatre in Springboro, OH is seeking an in-house Scenic Designer and Carpenter. La Comedia is a 600-seat, non-Union house operating year-round for 45 years. The theatre produces 7 mainstage and 2-3 children’s theatre productions each year. 

The Scenic Designer is responsible for the design and creation of scenery for all shows. After design concept approval, the Scenic Designer will create working/build drawings, floor plans, and paint elevations for all scenic pieces. This position serves as the chief carpenter and fabricator of scenery and collaborates with the Production Manager, Director, and Producers in sharing ideas and methods of producing scenery and making that scenery operational. Responsible for overseeing the scene shop and making sure all scenery is complete and operational for each show. This is a full-time, year round position.

If interested, please email resume to productionmanager@lacomedia.com or call Kris Byerly at 937-746-4554 ext 241 to set up an interview.
 

Taft Museum of Art

Manager of Docents and School Programs

Posted:
Oct 17, 2019
The Taft Museum of Art (TMA) located in downtown Cincinnati, is seeking a full-time Manager of Docents and School Programs, 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 to help others learn and engage in the arts. Art History background is important, attention to details is vital, able to works independently is a must, and a communicator that is able to connect with people of all different backgrounds and thinking style.  Enjoy this rare opportunity to join the staff of one of the finest small art museums in the United States. 
 
The Manager of Docents and School Programs (MDSP) is instrumental in delivering the Taft Museum of Art (TMA) mission: providing meaningful experiences by connecting people with great art in a historic setting and the community. The MDSP works with the Director of L&E in leading and managing the Taft Museum’s docent corps and related programs. This position is responsible for docent training and tour programs, recruitment of new docents, and serves as the museum’s liaison to the community regarding docent school tours and teacher programs. 

The MDSP initiates, develops, implements, and evaluates programs that serve students and teachers of the Greater Cincinnati community, and maintains and enhances docent/education volunteer programs in alignment with the Taft's mission and strategic goals.

This position requires strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships and must maintain a high level of poise and professionalism at all times. Communication across the museum and enrolling both internal colleagues and external contacts in a proactive and timely way is the key to success. Hours may include some evenings and weekends.

Wage:   Competitive and commensurate with experience.
Benefits: Health Care Insurance, 401K, Dental Care, Life Insurance, Vacation Days, Personal Days, Sick Days, Free downtown parking, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Museum membership, and other special discounts.

To apply, please visit our website. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, sample of your writing (lesson plan, a tour outline, training program, a program you developed) and three references. Our team will review your information and we will get back to you, we promise, with next steps.  No phone calls please.

Kennedy Heights Arts Center

Call to Artists

Posted:
Oct 16, 2019

We are currently taking applications for local vendors to sell their unique, handmade items at our annual Holiday Art Market at Kennedy Heights Arts Center, located at 6546 Montgomery Road, Cincinnati, OH 45213. The Holiday Art Market is open from November 16th, 2019 through January 4th, 2020.

Our annual Holiday Art Market is an extension of our year-round Art Shop, and runs in conjunction with our highly anticipated annual Kennedy Collective Members exhibition “EMERGE.” We are looking for NEW VENDORS to sell their items to our very special audience of visitors and community members who frequent Kennedy Heights Arts Center each holiday season to purchase memorable and distinctive artisan gifts created by talented artists and makers.

The Holiday Art Market provides an opportunity for talented makers throughout the Cincinnati & Northern KY region to exhibit and sell their original wares in a curated gallery setting. Additionally, the Holiday Art Market creates an opportunity for community members to buy local and support artistic makers.

We are specifically seeking GIFT & HOLIDAY THEMED items that are HANDMADE (no kits) and unique. People come in to buy gifts for the season, so functional items, ceramics, knitted things, cute trinkets, ornaments & locally themed items have sold very well in the past. ALL MEDIUMS will be considered! All Holidays are celebrated: Christmas, Chanukah, Kwanzaa, etc.

Commission rate is 70% to artist & 30% to KHAC.  All items are on consignment, and vendors are responsible for their own inventory (information on how to label inventory will be given at time of acceptance). KHAC Inventory sheets are required to be filled out and match all sale items.

We will have many community events during the run of the Holiday Art Market to help promote our vendors. These include: 

- Saturday, Nov. 16th from 6-8pm: Opening Reception for EMERGE, the annual Kennedy Collective exhibition
- Friday, Dec. 6th from 6-8pm: Winterfest Community Celebration
- Saturday, Dec. 14th from 1-3pm: Artist Talk for EMERGE
- Saturday Artist Spotlights: selected vendors will be scheduled to set up demo tables/specialty tables and be featured to meet guests & talk about their work (let us know in the application if you’d be interested in this!)

There is no fee to apply and no table or space fee if accepted. KHAC staff and volunteers will conduct sales and handle Ohio State taxes, so you do not have to be present. Sale tables and displays will be set up and designed at the discretion of the KHAC staff and Holiday Art Market Committee. We encourage jewelry artists to supply displays for their work that can best enhance it (please put your name on these).

Vendors can have a maximum number of items between 25-50 pieces for sale (depends on size of items), and there is no minimum. 

To apply, please visit our website and email the completed APPLICATION as well as 3 to 5 good quality JPEG images of your work to Mallory Feltz atmallory@kennedyarts.org. Feel free to email Mallory or call 513-631-4278 with any questions.

Important Dates
- Application Deadline: October 26th, 2019
- Selected artists will be notified by November 1st, 2019
- Inventory Drop-Off & Training: November 2nd – November 9th, 2019 (exact times will be scheduled with staff)
- Holiday Art Market Dates: November 16th, 2019 – January 4th, 2020
Inventory Pick-Up: January 4th – January 10th, 2020

Educational Theatre Association

Events Director

Posted:
Oct 15, 2019
The Educational Theatre Association (EdTA) seeks a dynamic director to set and execute EdTA’s event strategy including planning, budgeting, and managing all aspects of national member events such as the International Thespian Festival and EdTA National Conference. Manages department staff and budget.

About Us
The Educational Theatre Association is an international nonprofit association with more than 139,000 active members.  EdTA’s mission is shaping lives through theatre education: honoring student achievement in theatre; supporting teachers by providing professional development, resources, and recognition; and influencing public opinion that theatre education is essential and builds life skills. EdTA is the home of the International Thespian Society, an honorary organization established at nearly 5,000 schools, that has inducted more than 2.4 million theatre students since its founding in 1929. EdTA also produces the International Thespian Festival and publishes Dramatics magazine in print and online for high school theatre students, and Teaching Theatre, a journal for theatre education professionals. The Educational Theatre Foundation is the philanthropic arm of EdTA. 

Job Responsibilities
- Oversees all planning and logistics for these two events throughout the year. Sets and manages revenue and expense budgets, conducts site visits, books venues/catering, logistics, etc.
- Prepares master schedule for event, assigns events staff responsibilities and oversees activities; tracks progress toward completion of all tasks and processes including registration, artist recruitment, scheduling, logistics, communications, materials/supplies, and other processes for each event.  
- Oversees program scheduling, including teaching artists, workshops, auditions, and one-acts, adjudications, etc.
- Oversees housing arrangements and ticketing process.
- Manages the International Thespian Excellence Awards program (Thespys), including adjudication and on-site logistics.
- Plans and coordinates evening entertainment events.
- Selects vendors for shipping equipment and materials for event; coordinates pre-, during, and post-event loading, unloading and storage. Selects vendors for other event needs, such as registration bags and badges, T-shirts, and awards.
- Serves as on-site event manager and as primary contact with venue.  Proactively handles issues and troubleshoots emerging problems.
- Coordinate events feedback processes for continuous improvement, attendee satisfaction, and staff efficiency.
- Identifies and implements growth opportunities within existing events and through potential new launches that further EdTA’s mission.

Education and Experience Required 
- Bachelor’s Degree in a related field. 
- Minimum 7 – 10 years of proven hands-on event planning experience.  Previous experience planning business or education conferences, and performing arts conferences or events are a plus.
- Theatre knowledge/experience is a plus.
 
Skills and Qualifications
- Strong leadership skills and ability to see the big picture and meet strategic objectives for membership festival and conference events. Vision for developing new programs and events that serve the association’s mission.
- Exceptional project and process management skills. Ability to successfully manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously with an eye for details under sometimes aggressive timelines. Ability to reimagine processes to improve efficiency and/or customer experience.
- Strong customer service orientation.
- Strong business acumen, organization and time management skills, and attention to detail. 
- Proven track record of managing event budgets, and meeting or exceeding revenue goals.
- Must be diplomatic and able to interact well with co-workers, event venue staff, vendors and association members.
- Proven ability to maintain and cultivate internal and external professional relationships, always showing respect for a diverse constituency of staff, volunteers, and members.
- Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing, to a wide range of audiences.
- Ability to think and work independently and use creative thinking to solve problems.
- Ability to stay calm in a crisis and be flexible when problems arise.
- Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, project management software, and event technologies such as registration platforms and mobile event apps. Familiarity with association management software (or CRM software) is a plus. Ability to learn new software applications with relative ease.

Please submit cover letter and resume by email (Subject line: Events Director 2019-92) to:  HRManager@schooltheatre.org

First consideration will be given to applications received by 10/28/19.

No phone calls please.
 

NKU School of the Arts

Academic Advisor/Lecturer

Posted:
Oct 15, 2019

The NKU SOTA Theatre and Dance program seeks applications for a Non- Tenure Track Renewable Academic Advisor/Lecturer beginning Fall 2020.

More information about the program can be found in the web page.

Primary Responsibilities
- This is primarily an advisor position with a minimal teaching requirement depending on advising loads. In addition, participation in orientation and recruiting events, advising luncheons, and Master Advisor training is required.
- Demonstrated exceptional interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
- Commitment to delivery of high-quality academic advising to a diverse college student population
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment; learn and communicate continually changing and detailed information
- In addition to preparing for and holding classes [face-to-face, hybrid, and/or online], teaching involves maintaining currency in the content area related to the teaching assignment, evaluating students’ work, assessing student outcomes, maintaining appropriate records, and holding office hours. 

This is an academic year appointment that may include some summer orientation and advising duties that would be covered by a separate stipend.

Qualifications
- A Master’s Degree in theatre or dance is required; preference will be given to applicants who are able to teach courses in dance and musical theatre performance and/or who have experience as a director or choreographer in musical theatre.
- Prior advising experience is preferred; ability to effectively communicate with a broad range of student backgrounds and experiences is essential along with organizational skills to track up to 150 or more advisees
- Teaching experience at the college level is required.
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse populations is required.
- Applicants must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint and Excel. Familiarity with SAP (NKU’s information system) and /or Navigate-Student - - Success Collaborative is desirable.

Screening of applications will begin January 6 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a statement of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching and advising philosophy, personal philosophy on diversity and inclusion that emphasizes their importance in higher education, and the names, email, and phone numbers of three references. Application materials should be submitted electronically at https://jobs.nku.edu. Questions regarding this position and search should be directed to Nicole Perrone, perronen1@nku.edu, chair of the search committee. Questions regarding the application process should be directed to NKU Human Resources at jobs@nku.edu or call (859) 572-5200.

Priority Application Deadline January 6, 2020.
Any candidate who is offered this position will be required to go through a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law. 
- Minimum Education: Master's Degree
- Preferred Education: MFA or PhD
- Quick Link: http://jobs.nku.edu/postings/8784

 

NKU School of the Arts

Assistant Professor (Theatre Design)

Posted:
Oct 15, 2019
The NKU SOTA Theatre + Dance program at Northern Kentucky University’s School of the Arts (SOTA) invites applications for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor starting fall 2020. The position calls for demonstrated strengths in lighting design and technology with a secondary area of proficiency in sound design.

Candidates must have a Master’s of Fine Arts degree in Theatre specializing in lighting or sound design with a record of lighting, sound, and design technology experience, evidence of professional design experience, and a potential for teaching. A demonstrated skill-set and experience in lighting design is prioritized with sound and design technology secondary. An ideal candidate would demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, artistry, collaboration, collegiality, diversity, and excellent communication.

The program of Theatre + Dance has 15 full-time faculty members, approximately 280 undergraduate students and offers a range of minors, BA and BFA degrees including a BFA in Design, Technology, or Stage Management with areas of focus in lighting and sound. The Theatre + Dance program is an interdisciplinary program housed in the School of the Arts with 11 majors, 30+ specializations and 15 regional arts partners. NKU is a powerhouse of the visual and performing arts in the Midwest. NKU is a comprehensive regional university of 14,500 students located seven miles from downtown Cincinnati, Ohio, offering an outstanding quality of life, a vibrant arts community and an affordable cost of living. NKU is committed to active engagement with the Northern Kentucky/Greater Cincinnati region of nearly two million people. For additional information about NKU and the School of the Arts please visithttps://www.nku.edu/academics/sota.html.

Primary Responsibilities
This position requires teaching in lecture/studio environments and courses that typically include Design Fundamentals, Fundamentals of Sound, Sound Design, Fundamentals of Lighting, Lighting Design, Computer Graphics for Stage and other courses as needed. Candidates shall design lighting/sound for program productions, participate in active mentoring, supervise student designers, and demonstrate an ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and meet deadlines. A successful candidate would also collaborate on curriculum development, season planning and recruitment with the School of the Arts. Additionally, the appointee will be expected to participate as a member of the campus community on committees at both departmental and university levels. Maintaining an active research/scholarship/creative activity agenda sufficient for tenure and promotion is expected.

Qualifications
Required Qualifications
- MFA in Theatre specializing in lighting or sound design.
- Evidence of professional experience as a lighting and sound designer.
- Evidence of potential for university teaching.
- Evidence of the ability to balance excellent teaching, scholarship, and service.
- Experience in working collaboratively with colleagues and student communities.
- Demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching diverse student populations, including first‐generation college students.

Preferred Qualifications
- Experience teaching at the undergraduate level.
- Experience designing and producing projections in a theatrical setting.
- Evidence of current technology and trends in the fields of Lighting and Sound Design, including but not limited to, the use of CADD, VectorWorks and 2D and 3D rendering techniques, as well as visualization programs such as Vision and WYSWYG.

To Apply, submit the following to http://jobs.nku.edu/postings/8814:
1) a cover letter specifically addressing experience and qualifications,
2) a statement of teaching philosophy
3) a digital portfolio
4) a statement on diversity and inclusion philosophy and why they are important in higher education,
5) a current curriculum vitae,
6) transcripts, and
7) contact information for three references.

Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2019. For questions contact Ronnie Chamberlain, chamberlar4@nku.edu.

Any candidate who is offered this position will be required to go through a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law. 
- Minimum Education: MFA
- Preferred Education: MFA

Tiger Lily Press

Call to Printmakers

Posted:
Oct 3, 2019
Tiger Lily Press, Cincinnati’s only public fine art printmaking studio, invites printmakers to exhibit in its 13th annual market featuring work by regional print artists. The event, Local Ink 2019, will take place in the auditorium of NorthChurch in Northside. 

Original etchings, screen prints, woodblocks, collagraphs, monoprints, letterpress, lithographs, and linocuts will be available, framed and unframed. All prints are limited edition, hand-made prints created by the exhibiting artists, not mass-produced copies. Prints, cards, artists’ books, journals, zines, fine arts papers, fabric items, and other unique work will be available for purchase. The artists will be on site to discuss their work and printmaking processes. 

- We invite all printmakers, members and non-members, to participate!
- All work for sale should be limited edition, original, hand-pulled prints and other items created by the exhibiting artists, not mass-produced copies. Prints, cards, artists’ books, journals, zines, chapbooks, fine arts papers, printed fabric items, items incorporating prints are also suitable.
- The artists should be on site to discuss their work and printmaking processes.
- Entry fee of $40 for members and $50 for non-members entitles participant to one 8 ft. table, black tablecloth and two chairs. Extra tables will be $10 each.
- Group of 5 or more artists, $60: 2 tables and enough chairs for all.
- NO commissions will be collected. Remember you can deduct the entry/table fee from your taxes, however.
- Participants will need to collect their own monies, including taxes. There will NOT be a central checkout but TLP will make our mobile device available for taking credit card payments for those who are not set up for mobile payments (minus PayPal fees).
- Food will not be provided; but water will be available.
- Tiger Lily Press has printed postcards for participants to mail/distribute and will publicize the event.

When
Saturday, November 9, 2019
11:00 am – 4:00 pm
NorthChurch
4222 Hamilton Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45223

If interested, please contact tigerlilypressprintstudio@gmail.com as soon as possible.

Tiger Lily Press, a public fine art printmaking studio located in Cincinnati, Ohio, is organizing the event. Its mission is to produce, preserve, and promote the art of printmaking. For more information, go to tigerlilypress.org.

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Payroll & Benefits Specialist

Posted:
Oct 2, 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.

Position Overview
The Payroll & Benefits Specialist administers the activities relating to the payroll and benefits processing including implementing and monitoring (e.g., performing internal audit and control procedures to ensure that all wages and taxes are accurate).  This position reports to the Human Resources Manager.  The Payroll & Benefits Specialist is a full-time, full-year, exempt salaried position.

Position Responsibilities
- Process multi-dimensional weekly payroll (hourly, salary, union), including administering regulatory requirements, e.g., garnishments, tax levies, support orders, union deductions, and other adjustments to pay as necessary.
- Implement and maintain payroll best practices to improve efficiency and consult with Human Resources Manager to improve payroll and benefits processes.
- Assists employees and managers with timekeeping questions and issues.
- Process accurate and timely year-end reporting when necessary (W-2, W-2c, ACA etc.)
- Produces scheduled and ad-hoc reports.
- Prepare weekly posting batches and integrate date into the General Ledger.
- Administer all employee benefit programs including enrollments and terminations.
- Assists with annual open enrollment, including preparation (or revision) and distribution of materials, scheduling meetings to communicate changes to employees, and overseeing changes within deadlines.
- Fulfills all governmental regulatory mandates and ensures filings are performed as required.
- Plans, conducts and reports results of audits to ensure all enrollments are accurate and that dependent information is correct for each employee.  Works closely with Finance for quarterly and year end audits (payroll, Workers Comp, 401(k), etc.).
- Addresses benefit inquiries to ensure timely and accurate resolutions. Maintains contact with employees to facilitate proper and complete utilization of benefits for all employees.
- Processes monthly billings from carriers. Reviews billings for accuracy and approves for payment in a timely manner. Resolves discrepancies with carriers and payroll.
- Administers online COBRA and FSA enrollments/changes.
- Responds to and manages unemployment claims.
- Manages payment of workers compensation cases in the 15K Program.
- Performs other duties as assigned.

Competencies
- 3-5 years, preferably at least 5+ years of experience administering payroll and benefits processes required. Work experience should include knowledge of basic accounting and human resources practices, payroll practices, benefits administration, and compliance.  Bachelors Degree and CPP preferred.
- Must have strong knowledge of payroll and benefits software applications.  Paycor experience is preferred.
- Must have a high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations.
- Strong understanding of Human Resources processes and terminology, payroll and benefit processes and procedures, including eligibility and enrollment rules and benefit procedures.
- Demonstrate exceptional analytical skills and ability to create useful and actionable reports from data.
- Possess strong written and verbal communications skills.
- Possess strong organization skills and ability to complete multiple tasks and high volume of work on deadline.
- Strong attention to detail and ability to edit and proofread.
- Possess a creative outlook with a problem-solving attitude.
- Excellent time management, organizational, and follow-through skills.
- Demonstrated ability to respond quickly and accurately to requests for data or information.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office applications: Excel, Word, and Outlook.
- Ability to adhere to strict confidentiality requirements and exercise good judgment.
- Communicate using English language.
- Experience working in the not-for-profit sector and an appreciation for the performing arts and theater in particular is preferred.

Physical Demands
- The employee is frequently required to stand and walk, and occasionally stoop or kneel.
- The employee may occasionally lift or move up to 25 pounds.
- This position is partially sedentary, and the employee is required to regularly talk and hear.
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

To Apply, submit your cover letter and resume with three references to:  

Sharon Weber
Human Resources Manager
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park
962 Mt. Adams Circle
Cincinnati, OH  45202
sharon.weber@cincyplay.com

No phone calls, please.

Deadline to apply: October 20, 2019

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Education Associate

Posted:
Oct 2, 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. 

Position Overview
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park is seeking a full-time Education Associate. The Education Associate is responsible for the administration, management and teaching of assigned education and community engagement programs for Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to the following.
- Manage the administration of assigned programs
- Conduct outreach, booking, registration and scheduling for programs
- Responsible for meeting income and service goals for programs
- Manage the implementation of program budget and expenses 
- Teach classes, camps, residencies, and workshops
- Develop curriculum and teacher guides 
- Orient and train staff, interns and teaching artists on curriculum, classroom management and partner communication methods

This position reports to the Associate Director of Education and Community Engagement.  It is a full-time, exempt position with benefits which will require some work at night and on weekends for classes and community events. Start times will vary based on scheduled classes and workshops. The schedule is subject to change based on program needs. The responsibilities are the position are as follows.

Program Management (40%)
- Primary Programs to conduct and book:
- Acting and Adult Enrichment Classes
- Enrichment Workshops
- Experiential Workshops
- Corporate Workshops
- College Programs
- Other Projects/programs as assigned

Teaching, Facilitation and Curriculum (50%)
- Facilitate Meet the Artist, Perspectives and Student Matinee  Post-Show Discussions 
- Teach acting, movement and improvisation for after school and Saturday classes and camps
- Teach specialty subjects certified and qualified to teach
- Teach drama Integration School Residencies and workshops
- Teach week-long workshops around specific books/subjects
- Teach enrichment day workshops
- Teach adult and senior adult classes
- Demonstrate comfort in teaching acting, movement and improvisation in both a creative drama and conservatory setting
- Update and adapt core curriculum templates
- Develop new workshops, classes and residency curriculum 
- Distribute curricula and train staff for each class/workshop 
- Sub for classes and workshops as needed

All Staff Responsibilities (10%)
- Represent the Playhouse at community events and festivals
- Facilitate Perspectives Events as needed
- Attend all CPIP required events 
- Attend all Staff and department staff meetings
- Participate in Pre-show engagement and seating support  for student matinees
- Perform other duties as assigned

Competencies
- B.A. in theater or education with a theater concentration or commensurate experience
- Confident teaching Acting and Improvisation to a wide range of ages
- Three years teaching experience, experience teaching drama in schools is preferred
- Experience booking programs and meeting income and service goals
- Administrative experience, including proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
- Proficiency with project and event management
- Demonstrated ability to design curriculum
- Experience facilitating post-show and community conversations, a plus
- Energetic, flexible and adaptable; able to multi-task and work independently in an environment with competing deadlines
- Ability to work as an effective and collaborative team member in a fast-paced environment
- A strong ethical character and the ability to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately and with discretion

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

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

To apply, submit your cover letter, resume with three references and a sample lesson plan to:  
Daunielle Rasmussen
Director of Education and Community Engagement
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park
962 Mt. Adams Circle
Cincinnati, OH  45202
daunielle.rasmussen@cincyplay.com

No phone calls, please.

Deadline for applications: October 18, 2019

1628 Art

Call to DAAP Artists

Posted:
Oct 2, 2019
1628 is searching for DAAP artists (Faculty, Students, and Alumni) for their Winter exhibition, highlighting the design aesthetic quality of DAAP SoA work. ALIGNED will showcase this design-oriented mindset by showcasing works that are design focused; aesthetically and conceptually.

The aesthetics of the work submitted for the show should include one or more of the following: clean lines, solid and bright colors, geometric/organic juxtaposition, creative uses of text, use of grids or patterns.

These are general guidelines that should be considered when you are submitting work for the show. However, if you believe a piece relates to the overarching theme without having these exact qualities, feel free to submit it and it will be reviewed.

1628 is located downtown at 11 Garfield Place and you are more than welcome to visit our gallery to have a better idea of the setting. If you have any specific questions or would like to visit, please email Annabel Biernat at art@1628ltd.com.

Please apply at  https://1628ltd.typeform.com/to/SJcq0O by Friday, October 11 at 5pm. Artists will be notified of their selection on Friday, October 25.

Cincinnati Art Museum

Visitor Services Assistant

Posted:
Sep 30, 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.

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.

The hourly rate is $10 with a commission incentive of $2.50 per membership sold. The available shifts are below.
- 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).
 
To Apply, visit here.

 
 

Rookwood Pottery

Marketing Manager

Posted:
Sep 30, 2019
About Rookwood Pottery
The Rookwood Pottery Company is located in the bustling Over-the-Rhine neighborhood of Cincinnati, Ohio—and it has been for decades. Pioneering artist Maria Longworth Storer founded our studio in the Queen City in 1880, building the business and laying the foundation for what Rookwood is today: a world-renowned artisanal ceramics company, operating in the heart of the Ohio River Valley.

From New York’s Grand Central Station to The Louvre in Paris, contemporary boutique hotels to historic homes, Rookwood has truly made its mark on the world in the past three centuries. And now, it’s embarking on the next chapter.

Today, Rookwood continues to build upon its rich heritage, creating the highest-quality pottery and architectural tile in the United States. We are deeply committed to our mission: cultivating artistic inspiration, giving back to the community, and balancing our rich legacy with forward-thinking momentum—ideas that are central to the Rookwood brand. We take pride in our process, our people, and our product, ultimately creating premier pieces with a story and a one-of-a-kind luxury experience that can only be Rookwood.
 
Position Overview
Rookwood’s Marketing Manager must be an entrepreneurial communications leader who thrives in a fast-paced workplace and is energized by fostering awareness of the company’s unique heritage and brand.

The Marketing Manager is a key leader on the Rookwood marketing team, leading and supporting the company’s marketing initiatives, including project management, writing and editing, research and analysis, and online presence. The Marketing Manager closely aligns with departments across the organization and utilizes a “can do” attitude to build relationships with sales, production, retail, and commemorative, as well as external vendors and partners. This position also encompasses managing and strategizing around events and public relations campaigns.

The Marketing Manager must have first-rate writing and editing skills, campaign-based social media experience, and a deft eye for detail and process. 

Responsibilities
Marketing
- Assist in the development of ideal customer personas, and gather competitive landscape insight in both pottery and tile categories
- Collaborate inside and outside the organization to drive consensus and cultivate strong relationships with partner organizations
- Communicate needs to the creative team for creation and execution of marketing materials
- Work in collaboration with sales teams to develop action plans, and achieve results forecasted
- Manage the continued buildout of Salesforce platform systems in collaboration with sales team, web manager, and technical consultants. 
Public Relations
- Manage public relations campaigns, from brainstorming through execution, analysis, and evaluation
- Help develop and implement a comprehensive strategy for all public relations and communications in line with overall strategies and mission
- Ability to structure and present complex topics on the page or in person, then tell that story in the marketplace
- Identify the best story ideas and media channels across product lines 
- Work collaboratively with leadership to define key messaging
- Oversee creation and distribution of media kits 
- Develop and foster strong relationships with local and industry related media.
 
Project Management
- Manage project timelines, trafficking, monitor and report on project progress. 
- Organize projects and conversations on Basecamp, Dropbox, and outlook to streamline notes and keep teams on track
- Lead weekly, project-based, and campaign-based cross-functional meetings and presentations to keep channel execution on track
- Manage creative assets and Creative/Marketing requests for media trafficking related to assigned projects, including the development of process requests and workflows
- Manage content creation across social channels, e-mail marketing campaigns and website.
- Assist in managing vendor and contractor relationships related to projects
- Lead related project management training and onboard Rookwood team members

Events
- Manage deliverables for store events, sponsorship opportunities, and industry conferences
- Facilitate on-site and pre-event needs for company events to include developing team training and coordinating creative and marketing deliverables
- Gather post-event insights and record findings

Key Characteristics
- Positive energy, engaging personality, and unstructured problem-solving capabilities 
- Balancing attention to detail with swift execution; doing tasks quickly and well, while navigating ambiguity
- Strong work ethic, interpersonal skills, sense of urgency, positive “can do” attitude, ownership, and clear accountability
- Rare combination of “thinker” and “do’er” with a strong aptitude for understanding strategic goals and building and executing the tactics to accomplish them
- Strong integrity and ability to follow through on commitments and deadlines
- Forecast and manage annual budgets for advertising and sponsorship opportunities. 
- Lead team discussions and aid in the process to find solutions to department-wide challenges

Requirements
- Minimum of 5 years of marketing and/or public relations experience
- Salesforce experience preferred

Please submit resumes to hr@rookwood.com.  Please no phone calls.

ArtsWave

BLINK® Tour Guide (Paid + Tips)

Posted:
Sep 27, 2019

Love BLINK®? How would you like to guide crowds through walking tours of the largest arts festival in the region and maybe the U.S.? 

Learn and communicate interesting information about light installations, projection mapped buildings and the murals being created while guiding small tour groups during the four-day festival. You’ll help propel the region forward, as proceeds from the tours will go to the arts community through ArtsWave, the nonprofit engine behind Greater Cincinnati’s arts and illuminator of BLINK. 

Best yet, ArtsWave will train you, provide materials and pay you in the process!
 
- Must be 18+ years and interested in learning about the festival’s arts, communicating and leading small tour groups. 
- Must be available to work and be on your feet walking a day at a time (3-11 p.m.), October 10-13. 
- Must attend a mandatory training session where you’ll learn about the art behind BLINK.
- Must be comfortable with leading people through crowded streets and sidewalks in Downtown Cincinnati, OTR and Covington (the festival footprint). 
- Preference given to those who can work multiple days, have undergone a background check from another employer or elsewhere in the last few years. Certified Tourism Ambassadors encouraged to apply.

This is an independent contractor, short-term position. 

To Apply
Fill out the application at artswave.org/tourguide

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, theater, museums, festivals, and more — create a vibrant regional economy and a more connected community. ArtsWave is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where a variety of backgrounds, cultures, orientations, ideas, and talents can flourish.

 

Cincinnati Art Museum

Gift Entry Specialist

Posted:
Sep 26, 2019
Division: Development
Part-Time: 25 hours/week
Pay range: $10-$12/ hour
Schedule: Negotiable. Must be consistent and must be able to work Fridays.
Reports to: Development Database and Stewardship Manager

Definition
The Cincinnati Art Museum has an immediate need for a temporary (two-year) position designed to contribute to the Museum’s gift processing and donor/member stewardship process. This position will be responsible for accurately entering membership payments, volunteer dues and various donations for the purpose of fulfilling member benefits and stewarding donors in a timely manner.

Requirements
- 1-3 years’ experience working in a business/fundraising office.
- Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
- A familiarity with Altru or other Blackbaud or other CRM products preferred.
- Ability to handle confidential information appropriately.
- Strong attention to detail, accuracy, dependability and organization skills.
- Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines.
- A proven ability to work independently and to successfully collaborate with other team members to achieve institutional objectives.
- High level of initiative, good work ethic and dedication to successfully completing tasks on time.
- Open to institutional changes.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Responsible for accurate data/gift entry of memberships, volunteers, event registrations and all other relevant member information as assigned by development staff.
- Enter accurate constituent data for all individuals and organizations, including address updates, constituent demographics, and relationships.
- Enter returned mail address corrections or other change of address notifications.
- Database clean-up activity as assigned by the Development Database and Stewardship Manager.
- Responsible for preparing various solicitation mailings and gift acknowledgements.
- Responsible for all electronic and physical record filing.
- Attend events when needed.
- Other duties as assigned.

Other Responsibilities
- Answering visitor and member questions in person and over the phone.
- Maintains confidentiality.
- Strong attention to detail.
- Cooperates in a teamwork fashion with all co-workers to accomplish goals.
- Demonstrates respect and dignity to co-workers and visitors.
- Provides excellence in service and always portrays a positive and professional image of CAM.
- Follows CAM protocols, procedures, rules and policies.

To Apply
To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to:

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

Email: humanresources@cincyart.org

Baker Hunt Art and Cultural Center

Contracted Teachers

Posted:
Sep 26, 2019
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 and adults.
- Teaching a 1-week Summer Art Camp for youth ages 5-13 in Summer 2020.
- 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.

Deadline to Apply: October 25, 2019

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 Hunter Fleury, Education and Program Director at Hunter@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 Opera

Production Administrator

Posted:
Sep 26, 2019
Cincinnati Opera seeks a Production Administrator to join its Production Department. Reporting to the Director of Production, the position of Production Administrator will work in partnership with the Production team in all aspects of administrative and financial support of an artistic performance. This position is full-time with benefits.

Specific responsibilities include management of all production related financial records and requests, and tasks associated with the budget and planning process.  The Production Administrator will create and administer personnel contracts for seasonal production staff and designers.  On a day-to-day basis, the Production Administrator will engage in operational support for production activities, including the production rental program, travel and lodging, handbooks, credentialing and other office logistics associated with a large group of seasonal employees.

The ideal candidate will be highly organized, detail oriented and will thrive in a collaborative, high-performance environment. Accuracy, insight, and clear communication are critical to success in this role. An undergraduate degree and 1- 2 years’ experience as well as familiarity with the opera art form is an asset.

About the Company
Cincinnati Opera, one of the nation’s most admired and storied performing arts organizations, presents an annual Summer Festival that attracts audiences from 40 different states. Performances feature internationally renowned singers and the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. The company performs in a newly renovated theatre during the Opera Summer Festival season. Throughout the year, Cincinnati Opera serves the community with an extensive series of programs for schools and community centers.

To Apply
Send cover letter and résumé with salary requirements to hr@cincinnatiopera.org or via mail to Cincinnati Opera, 1243 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202. No phone calls please. Cincinnati Opera only retains résumés that are sent in response to specific, posted job openings.

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.

The Grail

Call for Artists

Posted:
Sep 26, 2019
The Grail is looking for submissions from artists to showcase their art at Grailville in Loveland during an art show, and to possibly tour around various locations associated with The Grail in the U.S. The purpose of the show is to reinterpret A Parable of the U.S. Grail (included with application).

Individuals interested in applying should understand The Grail’s vision statement, “called by our spiritual values, The Grail envisions a world of peace, justice and renewal of the earth, brought about by women working together as catalysts for change.” The Grail hopes to accomplish this along with connecting art, spirituality, and transformation by putting on a show of original art work created by local residents.

The show includes various categories your piece may be submitted under, across all artistic mediums, and we encourage individuals of all ages and skill levels to enter. There is no age limit or restriction, open to anyone that aligns themselves with The Grail’s goals and vision statement. No professional background required.

If interested in applying and finding out more details, including important dates, awards, categories and application specifics, please email art@grail-us.org.

Submission Deadline: October 28th, 2019

Cincinnati Art Museum

Cafe & Catering Servers

Posted:
Sep 26, 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.

Cincinnati Art Museum

Assistant for the Rosenthal Education Center

Posted:
Sep 26, 2019
Status: Part-time (Wednesday, Friday & Saturday 11am-5pm; Thursday 1-8pm)
Reports to: Coordinator of the Rosenthal Education Center

Definition
The Assistant for the Rosenthal Education Center (REC) manages the daily projects and interactives in REC, the Art Museum’s family-friendly education space. All interactives and art projects are planned by the Coordinator of the Rosenthal Education Center and the Division of Learning & Interpretation. The assistant is responsible for implementing these projects and engaging families as they explore the space. The Assistant for the Rosenthal Education Center is also responsible for any additional tasks set forth by the Coordinator for the Rosenthal Education Center. This includes and is not limited to prepping program supplies and cleaning the space.

Requirements
High school diploma or equivalent education; Bachelor of Arts degree or some college preferred. Excellent interpersonal skills are required for this position. Ability to clearly explain and implement various art projects and interactive activities to a wide range of people and age groups and effectively present information and respond to visitors’ needs is central to this position. A background or current collegiate course work in early childhood education, studio art or art history is preferred.

Strong customer service skills, especially with children and families are essential. Also must possess strong organizational skills; must be able to manage numerous projects simultaneously and to work independently and at a high level of productivity in a very busy environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Engages visitors as they enter the space by explaining the current installation and encouraging them to explore and work on the given art project.
- Maintains organization and tidiness of the REC environment by restocking supplies and resetting play space between visitors.
- Reports on the needs of visitors and number of visitors in the space each day.
- Talks with visitors to promote other Family programs that may be of interest to a particular family.
- Makes samples of the current art project to explain to interested visitors.
- Preps supplies for future REC art projects.
- Must be available Thursdays, Sundays and select Saturdays – will serve as time off coverage for the Coordinator of the Rosenthal Education Center.

Other Responsibilities
- Cooperates in a teamwork fashion with all co-workers to accomplish goals.
- Demonstrates respect and dignity to co-workers and visitors.
- Provides excellence in customer service and portrays a positive and professional image of the Cincinnati Art Museum.
- Maintains confidentiality and upholds professional standards.
- Follows Cincinnati Art Museum protocols, procedures, rules, and policies.

To Apply
To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to:

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

Email: humanresources@cincyart.org

Salary is equivalent to $10.00 - $13.00/hr. Position will remain open until filled.

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

Development Coordinator

Posted:
Sep 26, 2019
The Cincinnati Art Museum has an immediate opening for a full-time Development Coordinator in the Cincinnati Art Museum’s Development Department.

Position Summary
The Development Coordinator is responsible for day-to-day administrative and operational support for the Cincinnati Art Museum's development programs and Director of Development. 

Responsibilities
Working under the direction of the Director of Development, duties include but are not limited to the following:

Divisional Responsibilities
- Maintains donor records and inputs new data into the Altru system.
- Prepares correspondence regarding the Art Museum and its donor recognition programs.
- Provides correspondence and handles report/proposal preparation.
- Handles all incoming and outgoing mail including prioritizing, copying, distributing, mailing, and filing. Assists with departmental mailings.
- Keeps Division calendar up to date.
- Schedules, prepares materials for and staffs board committees and subcommittees as assigned. Additionally record minutes and helps facilitate follow-up as needed for those committees.
- Processes purchase orders, maintains department files, and processes requests for information.
- Assist donors with requests and inquiries.

Event Responsibilities
- Assists special events staff as needed with: planning, invitations creation, reservations, data entry, deposits, event files.
- Attends major donor events and fundraisers to provide on-site assistance and support.

Assistant Responsibilities
The Donor Services Coordinator also serves as the assistant to the Director of Development. In that role, he or she is expected to:
- Manage scheduling for internal and external appointments, meetings and conference calls.
- Answer and screen phone calls. Take messages and assist donors with questions and requests.
- Write and prepare letters and other written correspondence.
- Maintain any project files as needed.
- Take on other special projects and duties as assigned by the Director of Development.

Requirements
Two year college degree or higher with at least two (2) years of experience in a nonprofit organization; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Qualified candidates must also have excellent computer skills with a proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite products including Word, Outlook, Power Point, and Excel. Previous experience with donor management software a plus.

Candidates must possess excellent organizational skills, ability to communicate (written and verbal) with a wide range of people, attention to accuracy and detail, ability to handle varied and multiple projects simultaneously, ability to prioritize and schedule work according to deadlines, and a demonstrated ability to collaborate with professionals and volunteers associated the Art Museum.

If interested, please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to:  Cincinnati Art Museum ATTN: Human Resources Department 953 Eden Park Drive Cincinnati, OH 45202. Email: humanresources@cincyart.org

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

Cincinnati Art Museum

Gallery Attendant

Posted:
Sep 26, 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 Playhouse in the Park

Associate Director of Education and Community Engagement

Posted:
Sep 26, 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.

Position Overview
The Associate Director of Education and Community Engagement will work collaboratively with the Director of Education and Community Engagement to develop and implement department programs and goals. This position reports to the Director of Education and Community Engagement, and provides direct supervision for two (2) Education Associates, seven (7) Acting Interns, and all freelance Teaching Artists. The Associate Director of Education and Community Engagement is a full-time, full-year, exempt salaried position with benefits.

Position Responsibilities
- Manage and supervise Education Department personnel including Teaching Artists, Education Associates and Acting Interns.
- Oversee education programs, including scheduling and internal communications.
- Serve as the curriculum lead, responsible for reviewing and approving all curriculum and teacher resource guides based on department standards.
- Develop, design and implement interactive experiences, post-show discussion prompts and lobby engagement displays.
- Recruit, contract, onboard and train Teaching Artists for all education programs.
- Support department programs and projects as assigned.
- Manage the administration of assigned programs.
- Manage the implementation of program and department budgets.
- Teach classes, camps, residencies, and workshops.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

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

Competencies
- Minimum 5 years of experience as a director, teaching artist, curriculum designer, administrator and program manager.
- Experience facilitating post-show and community conversations.
- Must be energetic, flexible and adaptable, and able to multi-task and work independently in an environment with competing deadlines.
- Experience training and managing teaching artists and administrative staff.
- Ability to work as an effective and collaborative team member in a fast-paced environment.
- Must have a strong ethical character and the ability to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately and with discretion.
- Proficiency with project and event management.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
- Experience with Tessitura a plus.
- Experience in supervising and motivating staff to achieve high performance goals.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Experience in working with community partners, school administrators, board members and other high level stakeholders in education programs.
- Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree preferred.

Physical Demands
- The employee is frequently required to stand and walk, and occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
- The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.
- This position is partially sedentary, and the employee is required to regularly talk and hear.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

To Apply
Submit your cover letter, resume with three references and a sample lesson plan to:

Daunielle Rasmussen
Director of Education and Community Engagement
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park
962 Mt. Adams Circle
Cincinnati, OH  45202
daunielle.rasmussen@cincyplay.com

No phone calls, please.

Deadline for applications: October 6, 2019

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Part-Time Graphic Designer

Posted:
Sep 24, 2019
Position Summary
We're looking for candidates with strong talent for designing and developing graphics and brand communication, as well as visualization of conceptual ideas, who are curious to connect new and existing audiences to music. As part of the CSO's marketing team the part time 20 hour per week Graphic Design position will include work on a broad range of visual communication projects, from weekly digital and print needs to large format branded projects. It will also require someone who can work collaboratively with a team in projects from concept to completion, with true passion, creativity, and acute attention to detail. This role will expose the graphic designer to tremendous opportunities and involvement throughout the design and implementation processes of Cincinnati's largest arts organization.

Schedule
The part time Graphic Designer is an on-site, 20 hour per week position. The CSO will work to accommodate a candidate's schedule within its standard business hours of 8:00 - 5:00, Monday - Friday.

Duties and Responsibilities
- Support the Graphic Designer in advancing the CSO, Pops and related brands by delivering on-time, on-budget, on-brand, high-quality, graphic design for print and digital applications across departments.
- Ensure visual hierarchies reinforce intended messages and are relevant to intended audiences, and that communication is accurate.
- Adhere to, and advocate for, branding standards and guidelines across the organization's visual communications.
- Responsibly represent diversity in visual communication.
- Maintain an accurate and clear library of visual assets and provide support across the organization and with external partners in accessing and utilizing as appropriate.
- Manage and execute weekly and monthly design needs including, but not limited to, program and print ads, billboards, lobby loop slides, title cards, email graphics, sponsor frames, etc.
- Must have strong working knowledge of Adobe CC programs including, but not limited to Illustrator, Photoshop and lnDesign.
- Other duties as assigned.

Reporting Relationship
The Part-time Graphic Designer reports to the Graphic Designer.

Candidate Requirements
- Graphic design experience with concentration in marketing, communications or related field; non-profit or performing arts experience a plus.
- Must have strong working knowledge of Adobe CC programs including, but not limited to Illustrator, Photoshop and lnDesign.
- Excellent  proofreading skills.
- Ability to communicate effectively and in a timely way with external and internal constituencies.
- Strong project management and time management skills.
- A good eye for strong ad design.

Compensation and Benefits
This position garners a competitive hourly wage and benefits that include Paid Time  Off  (PTO), employer  paid parking, free and discounted concert tickets and the opportunity to work for an artistically thriving and financially stable nonprofit organization.

A Commitment to Inclusion
The 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 Orchestra'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 with "Part-time Graphic Designer" in the subject line.
 

Drama Kids International

Drama Teacher

Posted:
Sep 23, 2019
Drama Kids - Cincinnati is looking for caring, fun and motivated teachers that are passionate about developing children to join our growing team.  Our teachers believe in what they do and that they can affect positive change every day. Their energy and enthusiasm encourage kids to become the best communicators they can be!  Our goal is to develop kids who can strive and thrive as their future unfolds. 

Our classes are held at different schools/locations in the northeast Cincinnati area (West Chester, Loveland, Milford, Maineville, Blanchester, etc.). 

As a member of our great team you will:
- Work 3-6 hours per week in the afternoon (between 2 - 5 pm)
- Teach and mentor students from 6 to 14 years of age
- Follow Drama Kids curriculum (provided) 
- Direct plays
- Build relationships with parents and students
- Deliver presentations
- Foster relationships with local schools
- Have potential to do additional administrative and marketing work/projects for our location

We are looking for people that:
- Have a heart for kids
- Are looking for a very part-time and fun opportunity
- Have teaching experience and excellent classroom management skills
- Are performance oriented
- With HIGH ENERGY and flexibility
- Have afternoons available
- Are willing and able to commit for one school year
- Have a valid driver's license and reliable transportation
- *Theater experience a plus

Drama Kids is a Creative Drama & Literacy Enrichment Program where kids act up with a purpose! We work with your child's imagination and creativity to develop literacy skills, public speaking, leadership/teamwork and acting abilities, while building their confidence, essential life skills learned in a fun and professional atmosphere. 
Join a Program that Changes Lives!

APPLY HERE

ArtWorks

Development Manager

Posted:
Sep 17, 2019
Join a dynamic team in a fun and fast paced environment and help us advance our mission as we transform people and places through investments in creativity. ArtWorks is seeking a full time Manager as part of the Development Team in its efforts to raise funds for the organization.

Location: ArtWorks Administrative Office, 20 E. Central Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45202
Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience. Employee benefits package includes health insurance, 401K participation, generous paid time off
Reports to: Managing Director, Development
Start date: ASAP

Responsibilities
- Key Salesforce Administrator, maintaining donor records, gift entry, and onboarding new users
- Manage the acknowledgement and stewardship of all ArtWorks donors including the execution of sponsor agreements and donor benefits
- Support grant writing, metrics and reporting
- Lead in execution and management of annual giving campaigns
- Manage online fundraising activities and event registration through Classy
- Support planning and logistics for all ArtWorks fundraising events
- Oversee the recruitment and engagement of all ArtWorks volunteers
- Support planning, execution and volunteer engagement for fundraising events
- Other duties as assigned

Qualifications
- Working knowledge of Salesforce or comparable CRM database
- Excellent organizational, problem-solving and decision-making skills
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Detail oriented
- Skilled in Microsoft Office
- Loves Cincinnati and is passionate about ArtWorks’ mission
- Ability to work occasional nights/weekends
- Able to work effectively with and in support of staff, volunteers, donors, and trustees
- Adhere to the highest ethical standards and manage confidential information with integrity
- Experience in non-profit donor relations preferred but not necessary.

To Apply
Please submit cover letter, resume, references and salary requirements by September 27, 2019 to sandra@artworkscincinnati.org.
 

ArtsWave

BLINK® Tour Project Manager

Posted:
Sep 6, 2019
Are you an Event Professional looking to help the arts during the region’s biggest arts event ever? Well, think about the possibility to help ArtsWave, the engine for the arts and Illuminator of BLINK®, to create walking tours! 

This is a project-based position as an independent contractor in which you’ll be the one who organizes the tour routes and coordinates the logistics. You should be a pro at planning, managing people, and creating spreadsheets and other tools that will make the project a success.

To Apply
Please include a cover letter on why we should consider you, along with your resume and hourly rate; position will start immediately and be done by mid-October.  

Please email this to: VP of Marketing & Engagement, Kathy DeBrosse at kathy.debrosse@artswave.org.

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.

Dairy Barn Arts Center

Call to Artists

Posted:
Sep 6, 2019
OH+5 is a regional, biennial mixed-media juried exhibition open to artists currently living in Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Submissions will be accepted September 6 – November 10, 2019 and on view at the Dairy Barn Arts Center January 17 – March 14, 2020.

Jurors 
Kevin Harris, Shayla Marsh and Robert Peppers

Eligibility 
All forms of artwork are acceptable, including installations and digital media (videos). Alternative mediums are welcome. Any current resident of Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia who is over 18 years old may submit work(s) for consideration. Works eligible for consideration must be the result of independent effort unless the collaborator(s) is listed. Works must be no older than 2 years with a completion date on or after January 2018. All works must be original and not a copy or variation of another artist’s work.

To submit artwork and find more information, visit https://dairybarn.org/exhibits/call-for-entries/.
 

Center Stage

Outside Sales Representative

Posted:
Sep 6, 2019
Center Stage, a local publication, is looking for a Part Time Field Sales Representative to develop sales strategies and attract new clients. This new role reports directly to the editorial team, and has client facing responsibilities in a startup business. The successful salesperson will identify new sales opportunities and close sales to achieve bimonthly quotas (Hunter approach). This role will be instrumental in increasing income and revenue by managing and negotiating with potential clients, generating leads, qualifying prospects and managing sales of advertising space. 

Key Responsibilities
- Grow the magazine's portfolio of clients by scouting and bringing sales of new advertisers through diverse sales methods (door-to-door, cold calling, etc.)
- Schedule and attend sales and networking meetings to identify new potential clients.
- Meet personal sales targets
- Maintain and expand client database within your assigned territory
- Represent the magazine with utmost professionalism... you are the face to our company!
- Support distribution of printed issues at key assigned locations.

 Qualifications
- 1-2 years sales experience
- Positive thinker, self-starter, 'go-getter' attitude
- Ability to drive with valid driver's license
- Outgoing, empathetic, people-friendly attitude
- Sound work ethic and commitment to meet the company's goals 

Physical Requirements
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to drive, stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds

To apply, send your resume to centerstage@alineenpointe.com.
 

Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra

Development Director

Posted:
Sep 6, 2019
Overview
The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra (CCO) seeks a seasoned, motivated, full-time Development Director to serve as a critical team member. This salaried position will report to the Executive Director and will be responsible for setting and managing the overall development strategy for the CCO.

Mission 
We create intimate, transformative experiences that connect the musically curious.

Hours 
Full-time, 5 days per week, M-F with some weekends for performances or events. Time demands are especially heavy during our Summermusik festival, which will be from August 8-29, 2020.

Compensation 
Commensurate with experience. Please send salary requirements with your application. This position receives Paid Time Off and Holiday Pay.

Benefits 
This position receives full coverage of personal (and spouse) health insurance, including dental and vision, as well as retirement contributions.

Responsibilities
- Build and implement annual development plan, as part of full CCO patron advancement plan (marketing and development) 
- Manage fundraising for the CCO, including annual fund campaigns, individual giving, Board cultivation, corporate sponsorships, program book advertisements, special events and new donor development 
- Work collaboratively with the Music Director, Executive Director and Board of Trustees in identifying and courting major gifts 
- Develop and manage planned giving program
- Grow CCO endowment
- Develop and manage fundraising materials, websites, etc. 
- Manage database building, regular cleaning and maintenance with assistance of Executive Director
- Coordinate, track and distribute sponsor and donor benefits
- Plan, manage and ensure financial success of all special events
- Complete regular reports for donation tracking 
- Prepare and send all gift acknowledgements accurately and promptly 
- Plan, draft and send regular donor newsletters 
- Work closely with the Finance Director/Senior Grants Writer assisting with grant applications and final reports.
- Assist Finance Director/Senior Grants Writer with identification of new grant opportunities on an ongoing basis, proactively seeking out new grants together
- Approve all grant applications and final reports (with the Executive Director) before being submitted
- Manage program book advertisement research and solicitation process
- Manage reception partner research and solicitation process. Oversee management of partners at events
- Attend and report on development at all Board and Development Committee meetings
- Build and maintain all development planning documentation and critical path for CCO as needed
- Participate in short/long-range planning and strategic planning as needed
- Provide administrative support as needed
- Other duties as requested by the Executive Director

Basic Qualifications
- Bachelor’s Degree
- Previous experience in not-for-profit development
- Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
- Superior verbal and written communication skills
- A self-starter who can work independently and make critical decisions
- Courteous with impeccable manners, including phone and email etiquette
- Attention to detail
- Ability to attend evening and weekend meetings/functions as required

Desired Qualifications
- Bachelor’s Degree, focus in Arts Administration
- 5 years experience in not-for-profit development
- Database software experience, such as Spektrix
- Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
- Passion for music and/or previous experience with a performing arts organization

To Apply 
Please send a cover letter, resume, salary requirements and three professional references to LeAnne Anklan, Executive Director, at anklan@ccocincinnati.org by October 15, 2019.

About the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra 
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 CCO offers a vibrant and fresh musical experience in an intimate and informal setting, for both the seasoned and novice concert patron. The CCO’s size allows fo 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. More information at www.ccocincinnati.org.

EEO Statement
Candidates for employment are considered without regard to race, color, sex, creed, religion, national origin, sexual preference, age, non-job related disability, or marital status.
 

DCM, Inc.

A Voice for the Opera

Posted:
Sep 4, 2019
Are you looking to share your love of Opera and make money doing it? DCM Inc. is seeking Dynamic individuals to join our Elite team of Arts Fundraising and Marketing Professionals!

Located a short drive from Downtown Cincinnati, our Midwestern Regional Headquarters is the area's premiere Fundraising and Marketing hub dedicated to the advancement of the Performing Arts.

Enjoy flexible schedules, cash bonuses, and competitive performance-based pay while working to represent some of the most prestigious non-profit arts organizations in the country.

No cold calling! This is a perfect survival job for artists! Part-Time Positions are now available! 16-29 Hours a Week!

Requirements
- Sales & Fundraising Experience.
- Excellent Listening & Communication Skills.
- Must be comfortable with Outbound Telephone calls.
Arts and Classical music experience are a PLUS...passion and creativity are an absolute necessity.

This position is great for extra income & Perfect for Students. Advancement opportunities available! Qualified applicants please call (859) 878-1631 and leave a message with your name, number and why you'd be great for the position.

Job Type: Part-time
Salary: $10.00 to $32.00 /hour

Wave Pool Gallery

Artist in Residence

Posted:
Sep 3, 2019
The Wave Pool Art Space Is Your Space Program awards sponsored residencies to local, national, and international artists interested in engaging Cincinnati with their artistic practice. Residencies of 2-6 weeks include flexible live/work studio space, a month long exhibition in our gallery (when appropriate), opportunities for artistic community engagement and programming, and a $1500 stipend for the project (which includes living/travel expenses). Residents become part of the dynamic artistic community of Cincinnati, Ohio and are asked to engage the community in at least one public workshop, program, or performance during their stay.

Successful proposals are projects that collaborate with the community, utilizing a social practice methodology that makes the place and the people who are here integral to the project. Projects are to be artist developed and in line with their work. The program emphasizes two-way engagement, offering exceptional arts experiences to Wave Pool’s local community as well as unique benefits and exhibition opportunities to the artists in residence.

Application Deadline: November 2 
Visit wavepoolgallery.org/art-space-is-your-space to apply!

Queen City Freedom Band

Instrumentalists

Posted:
Sep 3, 2019
Are you a wind, brass or percussionist? Join the Queen City Freedom Band! Rehearsals are Sundays from 1:00-3:00pm in Elmwood Place, 5633 Vine Street, 45216, beginning September 15. 

The QCFB is the newly re-organized LGBTQ concert band in Cincinnati, OH. We are a "group in formation" member of the Lesbian and Gay Band Association. We are an adult community band whose goal is to be inclusive of LGBTQ persons and our allies.  
You can find us on Facebook, at facebook.com/QueenCityFreedomBand.

Email QueenCityFreedomBand@gmail.com for more information!
 

Cincinnati Arts Association

Custodians - Second Shift (PT)

Posted:
Sep 3, 2019
The Cincinnati Arts Association (CAA) is seeking dependable individuals to fill these part-time positions at our Aronoff Center for the Arts. Hours will vary between 3:00pm-11:00pm, including weekends.

Responsibilities
The primary responsibility of this position is to assist in maintaining a clean environment throughout the facility. General responsibilities of this position will be to perform a variety of custodial duties including, but not limited to using cleaning supplies and equipment to keep the interior of the facility looking clean and professional; responding to custodial requests quickly and in a professional manner; cleaning, sanitizing and detailing restrooms and backstage areas; cleaning and vacuuming of auditoriums; detailed office cleaning; assisting with room/event set-ups; maintaining outside walk areas; perform routine cleaning tasks based on a schedule.

Qualifications
The ideal candidate will possess the desire and will to work independently and as a team member, with a strong desire to accomplish the tasks at hand. Having a keen eye for detail and diligence is also imperative in the role of custodian. Must possess the physical ability to push, pull, carry, move on a regular basis, and lift up to 50lbs. Previous custodial experience a plus. Candidates must be able to work weekends, and holidays as needed. Strong customer service skills. Good verbal communication and people skills a must. High school diploma or equivalent required.

To Apply
Interested candidates may complete an application at/or send resume by September 20, 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
 

Cincinnati Arts Association

Custodial Services Supervisors

Posted:
Sep 3, 2019
The Cincinnati Arts Association (CAA) is seeking dependable individuals to fill these full-time positions at our Aronoff Center for the Arts and Music Hall facilities. 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 supervising the custodial staff ensuring all cleaning tasks are completed throughout each shift; providing training and ensures safety procedures are properly followed; reading room diagrams and actively leading setups/breakdowns in event spaces; responding to radio calls to address custodial needs; addressing and documenting personnel issues while providing coaching and feedback; continuing work on major projects during nights/weekends; performing grounds maintenance tasks including snow removal when necessary; providing excellent customer service to all guests and building users; assisting Custodial Services Manager with scheduling, supplies, planning and other functions as needed; acting as emergency/vacation coverage for Custodial Services Manager as needed. 

Qualificiations
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. 

To Apply
Interested candidates may complete an application at/or send resume by September 20, 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

Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum

Request for Proposals

Posted:
Aug 30, 2019
Request for Proposals: Borealis — an all new journey through the holiday lights at Pyramid Hill

Pyramid Hill is seeking artists and collaborative groups working in light or electronic media based sculpture to submit concept ideas for our all new holiday drive through experience, BOREALIS. While there are no geographic restrictions for submission, artists from around the Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana regions are encouraged to apply. Our unique 2.5 mile drive through experience will be carefully curated and divided into 8 fully conceptualized Zones. Borealis will attract audiences from around the region and will be seen by over 20,000 guests.

Artists should understand that Borealis is a drive-through experience and should consider how their work is viewed from a slow moving car at a distance of 20 to 50 yards. Artists or groups wishing to submit a concept must demonstrate a viable plan to conceive, fabricated, install and maintain their artwork for a period of 6 weeks outside, during the winter months at Pyramid Hill. Proposed projects should be designed with considerations for safety and the needs of an outdoor environment, including inclement weather.

The artist is responsible for the artistic and technical outcomes of the artwork, while the vent produces are responsible for securing funding, onsite event insurance, curatorial, technical and material reviews for artistic conceptions, to ensure total quality assurance.

For more information about award levels, important dates, the notification process, insurance and application specifics, please visit https://www.borealisatpyramidhill.com/

Submission Deadline: Friday, September 13

Broadway in Cincinnati

Marketing & PR Assistant

Posted:
Aug 29, 2019
The Marketing & PR Assistant is a vital member of the Broadway In Cincinnati team, assisting the Director of Marketing & PR and the General Manager on all initiatives throughout the Broadway In Cincinnati season of shows presented at the Aronoff Center. Broadway in Cincinnati is part of the Broadway Across America (BAA) network and works in conjunction with our national marketing department. 

Position Duties
- Working with designers to create all electronic, print and digital ads and collateral for all shows and season subscription campaigns, facilitating internal and show approvals for those ads, then trafficking final creative to media and printers 
- Supporting execution and tracking of media plans for all shows 
- Managing social media channels for Broadway in Cincinnati including monitoring activity, customer service, and producing social content and promotions 
- Supporting Marketing & PR Director with press interviews and events, including escorting talent and overseeing interviews 
- Writing press releases and media advisories 
- Maintaining press database and identifying new press leads 
- Managing Opening Night press invitations and RSVPs, attending all opening nights and staffing press table 
- Assisting with execution of special events and promotions, subscriber events and post-show events 
- Maintaining press clipping archive and create PR reporting for shows, maintain BiC press resource site 
- Managing event listings on community arts sites 
- Facilitating Broadway in Cincinnati accounts payables 
- Facilitating Playbill proofing and content 
- Actualizing marketing budgets and ad settlement delivery for each show and for season campaign 
- Some office management duties as assigned 
- Some ticketing system use for promotional and donated tickets 
- Position may include guest service, basic graphic design, some content writing. 
- Other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications and Skills Needed 
- Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing, Theatre or Arts Administration preferred. 
- Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook). 
- Attention to detail, excellent writing skills and strong proof-reading and copy-editing skills are essential. 
- Ability to work on multiple projects at a time with good time management skills in order to meet deadlines. 
- Ability to take a positive team approach to working with co-workers locally and on national teams. 
- Strong familiarity with social media channels. 
- Graphic design, photography, ticketing system or video experience not essential, but is a plus. 
- Familiarity with and enthusiasm for theatre is preferred. 

Special Considerations 
- Must be willing to work nights and weekends as needed. 
- Some travel may be required. 
- Reliable transportation to venue and events needed. 

About This Position
This is a full-time salaried position based in the Broadway in Cincinnati office at the Aronoff Center in downtown Cincinnati. Position includes a comprehensive benefits package, including health and dental plan options, 401(k) plan and more. 

To Apply
Please apply with resume and cover letter here. Due to the high number of applicants we receive, we will only be contacting candidates for interviews. No phone calls please. 

Salary requirements must be included for consideration. 

Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa. 

About Broadway Across America 
Broadway Across America (BAA) is part of the John Gore Organization family of companies, which includes Broadway.com, The Broadway Channel, BroadwayBox.com and Group Sales Box Office. Led by 14-time Tony-winning theater producer John Gore (Owner & CEO), BAA is the foremost presenter of first-class touring productions in North America, operating in 45 markets with over 400,000 subscribers. Presentations include Disney’s The Lion King, Wicked, The Book of Mormon, The Phantom of the Opera and Hamilton. Current and past productions include Ain’t Too Proud, Beautiful, Cats, Chicago, Dear Evan Hansen, Mean Girls, Moulin Rouge! and To Kill A Mockingbird. 

Equal Employment Opportunity
The John Gore Organization is an equal opportunity employer and affords equal employment opportunity to all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender, creed, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other legally protected classification under local, state or federal laws. 

Hiring Practices
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. 

 John Gore Organization recruitment policies are designed to place the most highly qualified persons available in a timely and efficient manner. Broadway Across America may pursue all avenues available, including promotion from within, employee referrals, outside advertising, employment agencies, Internet recruiting, job fairs, college recruiting and search firms.  

Artonomy, Inc.

Graphic Artist

Posted:
Aug 29, 2019
Artonomy is an art + design + fabrication company that curates and creates art for multiple industries. From framed art to large scale sculpture and everything in between, we design, print and fabricate artwork in our Cincinnati-based studio. We are looking to add to our team of sculptors, digital designers, mixed media artists and photographers. This is a great opportunity to work with a growing art consultancy company focused in the hospitality, retail and healthcare environments. 

Job Summary & Responsibilities

This full-time position is for a Fine Artist skilled in multiple mediums.  In this role, you will create, design and edit various forms of digital art, photography and more. You will prepare and send files to print and perform other duties necessary to prepare orders for our production team.   You will be reporting to the Project Manager for day-to-day creative design.  

Our ideal candidate should be familiar with current styles and capable of anticipating future trends. Applicant should be a visionary capable of collaborating with the design department and management team. This individual must have an attention to detail and an urgency to deliver work on time. This is a fast-paced industry, and meeting deadlines is critical to the success of this position.  You will be responsible for the following:

- Creative Design– Curating and designing art for clients nationwide
- Priority Setting- Able to adapt to ever changing project scope and adjust accordingly in order to deliver work on time. Must work with a strong focus on quality & productivity.
- Collaboration- Collaborate with the internal creative team to ensure timely completion of projects within budget. Also communicate detailed information clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing
- Visionary– Help the CEO and creative team maximize creative capabilities with big ideas
- Brand Strategy– Support CEO to develop essential brand building tools for the company.
- Special Projects– Perform special projects and other duties as requested / required

Qualifications
- Bachelor’s Degree in fine arts or similar field
- Experience level: Co-op or 2 years’ experience preferred 
- Proficient in Adobe Suite focusing in Photoshop & Illustrator, MS Excel and Word
- Must be a leader and proactively problem solve both independently and collaboratively
- Excellent communication and presentation skills
- Prioritizes tasks quickly, juggling several projects at one time
- Team player and results-oriented
- Demonstrates professionalism and poise at all times while communicating with clients

Job Type: Full-time

For immediate consideration, please send resume and salary requirements to Heidi@artonomyinc.com.
 

Ignite Philanthropy

Senior Administrative Assistant

Posted:
Aug 29, 2019
Position Description
Reporting directly to the President & CEO, the Senior Administrative Assistant provides executive and administrative support to the President & CEO and the firm’s Leadership Team. The Senior Administrative Assistant also provides in-depth scheduling and administrative support to the Ignite Philanthropy client teams through coordinating meetings for the President & CEO, clients and stakeholders alike. This position offers an opportunity to learn about and be connected to the philanthropy sector and Greater Cincinnati community. 

This position operates at a rapid pace.  Clear communication, a high level of discretion, critical thinking and advanced organizational and prioritization skills are necessary for multitasking and keeping the company’s calendars operating efficiently. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented and be able to work effectively with others in a small office environment. Professionalism, a service-oriented personality, excellent organizational skills, and exemplary written and oral communication skills are critical.

Primary Duties

Executive & Team Assistance 
- Serve as a core member of the Ignite Philanthropy team to support the work of both the Non-Profit Services Division and the Philanthropic Services Division
- Serve as primary scheduler and assistant for the Non-Profit Services Division
- Maintain the President & CEO’s calendar with acute attention to detail ensuring all arrangements are made for meetings and conference calls, including but not limited to booking off-site meeting rooms and making lunch/dinner reservations 
- Coordinate and schedule client and stakeholder meetings
- Maintain confidential files and contact information for President & CEO and the entire firm
- Coordinate regional and domestic travel arrangements for CEO and Vice Presidents, as well as execute arrangements for their attendance at local fundraising events, board meetings and social events
- Draft and/or dictate correspondence from CEO or Vice Presidents
- Proofread correspondence and documents as needed

Office Administrative Support 
- Be the face of Ignite Philanthropy by addressing and responding to all phone calls, greeting guests and providing exceptional hospitality
- Prepare conference rooms and office space for internal and external meetings; including but not limited to organizing and setting up lunch orders, meeting materials and troubleshooting presentation technology

Corporate Culture
- Participate in and actively exemplify a culture of learning and continuous improvement 
- Contribute to the ongoing development of infrastructure, processes and procedures for the organization
- Participate in interdepartmental collaboration between the Non-Profit Services and Philanthropic Services divisions 

Qualifications
- A minimum of 3-5 years of administrative experience 
- Superior organizational skills and ability to multi-task
- Proven ability to prioritize conflicting needs and address matters expeditiously, proactively and diplomatically
- Proven ability to anticipate business needs and use critical thinking and solutions-oriented approach 
- Exceptional attention to detail and impeccable follow-through 
- Exemplary written and oral communication skills  
- Ability to earn trust, confidence and respect amongst the internal team, clients, and external stakeholders
- Ability to discern and administer confidential matters 
- Strong display of professionalism, poise, positive attitude and service-orientation 
- Computer skills – must be highly skilled in the use of Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint, Google Suite, specifically Google Calendar and have the ability to learn common software platforms
- A bachelor’s degree and requisite 3-5 years of experience, or an associate degree with 5-7 years’ experience
- Knowledge of and experience in the non-profit sector and working within the philanthropic community is preferred 
- Be able to work the core hours of 9:00a – 5:00p and occasionally be able to work before or after these hours to support client meetings or special events

Salary and Benefits
- Salary based on experience ($40,000 - $50,000)
- Competitive benefits package including parking stipend, paid vacation, health insurance and retirement contribution match 

Submit cover letter and resume to Bethany Monahan here. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. 

About Ignite Philanthropy
Our Mission: To connect people, ideas and capital to fuel community solutions. 

Aspiring to maximize the power of giving, Ignite Philanthropy works with private donors and non-profit organizations to leverage their resources and ideas to achieve greater impact in the communities they serve. Ignite Philanthropy serves the entire philanthropic and non-profit sector—from individuals, companies and foundations seeking to manage and enhance their charitable giving to non-profits looking for an experienced partner to help raise capital to accomplish their mission.

Ignite Philanthropy’s Non-Profit Services Division provides strategic fundraising services and manages multi-million-dollar fundraising campaigns for non-profit clients. Our Non-Profit Services team combines deep knowledge of the local donor landscape with decades of non-profit fundraising and management experience and a track record of completing major capital campaigns for organizations both in Cincinnati and throughout the country. Our team has raised more than $175 Million in private dollars for non-profit capital projects and initiatives.

Ignite Philanthropy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages a diverse pool of candidates to apply. Ignite Philanthropy is fully committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment.
 

Society for the Preservation of Music Hall

Executive Director

Posted:
Aug 28, 2019
The Society for the Preservation of Music Hall (SPMH) is growing! Our next step is to hire a highly motivated professional who will help us galvanize our organizational culture while driving the day-to- day operations and strategy. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for SPMH volunteers and programs, and will collaborate with members of the Board of Directors for expansion and execution of the SPMH mission.

Responsibilities
- Key responsibilities of the Executive Director position entail overseeing all operational aspects of SPMH including leadership; fundraising and membership development; financial management; marketing and communications; personnel and volunteer management; event planning.
- 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
- Actively identify, cultivate and solicit donors from all sources and ensure donor-centric communications
- Lead board committees in development and execution of fundraising strategies to obtain and increase revenue from individual and corporate donors
- 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 Marketing and Communications committee
- Oversee all marketing initiatives
- Strengthen resident company and community relationships/partnerships
- Recruitment/employment, orientation, training, assignment, supervision, and evaluation of all personnel, including contractors, staff, and volunteers
- Assure functional and efficient reservations system for individual and group tours
- Maintain a climate that attracts, keeps and motivates a diverse team of top quality people
- Build relationships with groups through service and follow up communication that results in return group visits
- Produce, coordinate or project manage SPMH events
 
Qualifications
The Executive Director will be thoroughly committed to and passionate about the mission and vision of the SPMH. 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.
- Demonstrated success in achieving and exceeding annual fundraising goals and special events, or for- profit equivalents
- Demonstrated success in securing major and annual gifts from foundations and corporations and major gifts from individuals, or for-profit equivalents
- Proven success working with and cultivating relationships with boards of directors, business associations, donors and creative organizations
- Solid, hands-on, budget management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, decision-making and reporting
- Exceptional organizational, collaboration and time management skills, and self-discipline to accomplish tasks
- Strong writing, editing and verbal communication skills, including public speaking to a diverse community
- Strong marketing, public relations, and fundraising experience with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders and cultures
- Demonstrated proficiency with office equipment – computers, copiers, scanners, printers and Microsoft software, particularly Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
- Competency with electronic donor tracking systems
- Strong knowledge of principles, ethics and practices of successful fundraising, including confidentiality constraints
- Ability to passionately present, inform and motivate individuals and groups about the organization’s mission and vision
- Ability to work in a hands-on environment with limited resources
- Proven record of effective leadership in a performance- and outcomes-based organization, staff and volunteers;
- Proven experience in having developed and implemented strategies that have grown an organization
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, with at least 5 years’ senior management experience, nonprofit management a plus; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Submissions will be accepted through September 30, 2019. Only those applicants under consideration will be contacted. Applications will be kept confidential. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Competitive benefits offered. Visit our website http://www.spmhcincinnati.org for information on our mission and objectives. 

To Apply
Interested candidates may send resume and cover letter along with salary requirements 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
 

Cincinnati Arts Association

Ticketing Services Supervisor - Part Time

Posted:
Aug 28, 2019
The Cincinnati Arts Association (CAA) is seeking a highly motivated, service-oriented individual to fill this part-time position at our Aronoff Center ticket office. The Ticketing Services Supervisor is part of the leadership team responsible for staff supervision and guest services in the CAA Ticketing Services department and is primarily responsible for supervising ticketing operations during events.

Responsibilities
General responsibilities include but are not limited to supervising Ticketing Services operations; assuming responsibility as the highest ranking ticketing representative on site when needed; working with other members of the Ticketing Services team to ensure the sales and distribution of tickets is handled in a professional manner while providing exceptional and consistent service; acting independently to resolve service and ticketing issues promptly as they arise; as well as other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
The ideal candidate will have the ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a pleasant and patient attitude with guests and team members. A background in service, and a minimum of one year’s experience in the Ticketing profession is required; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Schedule availability that is flexible with a concentration on evenings and weekends as it relates to events is required. The candidate must possess:
- Exceptional service, sales and supervisory skills
- Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
- Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
- Proficiency in basic computer systems
- The technical aptitude and the capacity to utilize the ticketing systems used by CAA

To Apply
Interested candidates may complete an application at/or send resume by 9/6/19 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
 

 

Cincinnati Arts Association

Ticketing Data Assistant Manager

Posted:
Aug 28, 2019
The Cincinnati Arts Association (CAA) is seeking a dedicated individual with strong analytical skills to fill this full-time position at our Aronoff Center for the Arts location. This individual will be primarily responsible for data management and related support operations of CAA Ticketing systems. This individual also will provide insight and support for segmentation and reporting strategies utilizing the CAA’s ticketing systems.

Responsibilities
General responsibilities of this position will include but are not limited to producing, managing and supporting the production of standard and customer reports and dashboards; providing special reports and analysis; monitoring event sales and managing inventory; building, updating and maintaining events; assisting with the planning and implementation of CRM strategies; collaborating with the ticketing staff to design, implement, manage, and document the inventory control processes including quality assurance. As a member of our Ticketing Services team, the Ticketing Data Assistant Manager will support our CAA community, including all internal departments, Broadway in Cincinnati, resident companies, rental clients, and our customers.

Qualifications
This ideal candidate must enjoy working in a team-oriented environment. Strong organizational and analytical skills are vital to this position. Must be capable of working under pressure in a fast- paced environment while maintaining a steady, pleasant and patient attitude with our clients and staff. This individual must possess the technical aptitude and the capacity to fluently operate the ticketing systems (Paciolan and Archtics); exhibit proficiency in Microsoft Excel including sumif, vlookup functions and use of pivot tables; basic knowledge of web services and HTML; experience with Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software. Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently while showing constant attention to detail, and make critical decisions. Availability to work evenings and weekends when necessary. Bachelor’s degree and/or a minimum of three years’ hands-on experience in the field of Arts & Entertainment ticketing and/or related; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

To Apply
Interested candidates may complete an application at/or send resume by 9/6/19 to:
Cincinnati Arts Association
Attn: Human Resources
650 Walnut Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

HR@cincinnatiarts.org

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

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Director of Major Gifts - Capital Campaign

Posted:
Aug 26, 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.

Position Overview
The Director of Major Gifts - Capital Campaign is a critical member of the senior development staff, primarily overseeing contributions below $100,000 to the Playhouse’s Directing the Future Capital Campaign.  The Director of Major Gifts - Capital Campaign works independently and with the Development Director, executive staff and board-level volunteers in the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of gifts of all levels for the campaign. They will also work closely with the Development Director, the Director of Individual Giving and the Director of Institutional Giving to ensure that prospect coordination and management is strategic and effective across all of the Playhouse’s fundraising campaigns. The Director will also manage the Capital Campaign Manager and the Capital Campaign assistant in their daily tasks including but not limited to broad-based solicitations, administrative support, and prospect research. The Director is a driven, high-functioning member of the development staff, serving as a leader along with their fellow senior development staff. The Director is a full-time exempt position with benefits.  Evening and weekend hours are sometimes required.

Reports to:  Development Director

Direct Reports:  Capital Campaign Manager and Capital Campaign Assistant 

Position Responsibilities

 Fundraising (75%)
- Manages a portfolio of approximately 200 prospects, both individual and institutional, for the capital campaign with gifts ranging between $10,000-99,999. They will be actively identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding donors and prospects.
- Oversees the prospect identification work. Looks to the Playhouse’s substantial patron database to identify key prospects. Will also oversee the large public campaign with mass solicitations that will include direct mail, digital and telefunding solicitation efforts.
- Develops a written cultivation plan for each donor in Portfolio, setting bench marks for solicitation date and amount.
- In conjunction with the Capital Campaign Assistant, maintains Plans in Tessitura CRM on each prospect with documentation of active and passive moves on a regular basis for each prospect with the goal of at least one passive move a month for each prospect and one active move a quarter for each prospect.
- Works with the Board, Executive Staff, Development Director and Campaign Staff to coordinate the large scale solicitation plan for the capital campaign. Oversees the planning, scheduling and solicitations executed by other parties while managing his or her own portfolio.
- Works with the senior level fundraising team on prospect management and high level strategic planning with the goal of maintaining and growing the annual campaign while successfully completing the capital campaign. 
- With the Director of Institutional Giving and Grants Manager, oversees the submission of proposals to Government and Foundation entities in support of the capital campaign. 

 Management (25%)
- Supervises the Capital Campaign Manager and the Capital Campaign Assistant, ensuring department goals are being achieved and facilitating strong inter-department communications.
- Provides guidance to the Capital Campaign Manager in the successful cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of his or her own portfolio of prospects.
- Serves as one of the primary staff liaisons for the Capital Campaign Cabinet in conjunction with the Development Director, the Capital Campaign Manager and the Capital Campaign Assistant. 
- Performs other duties as assigned.

Competencies
- Minimum 5 years experience in development management position.  
- Experience in supervising and motivating staff to achieve high performance goals. 
- Direct experience with annual fund campaigns required. Indirect and/or direct experience with capital campaigns strongly preferred. 
- Proven track record in solicitation and securing major gifts.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills. 
- Experience in working with board members and other high level volunteers in the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of donors.
- Willingness and ability to learn donor software and utilize the system for moves management, report preparation and other data needs.  
- A desire to work in a fast-paced environment, and the ability to successfully manage several priorities on a regular basis.
- Desire to be an integral leader of a high functioning development team.
- A passion for theatre and/or the arts is highly desirable.
- Bachelor’s degree required.  CFRE and/or Master’s degree preferred.

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

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until position is filled.

To Apply
Submit your cover letter and resume with three references to:  
Sharon Weber
Human Resources Manager
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park
962 Mt. Adams Circle
Cincinnati, OH  45202
sharon.weber@cincyplay.com

No phone calls, please.
 

Greenacres Foundation

Musical Theatre Educator

Posted:
Aug 21, 2019
Greenacres Arts Center LLC (GAC) 
GAC is a highly motivated service organization focused on using our Classical Arts Assets to provide custom designed hands-on active learning opportunities for children of all ages. All opportunities are customized to the needs of the visiting group which primarily consist of local school groups from K to 6. All school based programs are tied to the national and/or state standards so that they contribute to the success of the classroom teacher. Our dedication to our values: Grace, Good Neighbor Policy, and Green cannot be overstated. Our employees strive to be the best of the best and flourish in a team environment where outcomes are the result of teamwork. Greenacres is not just a place to work – it is a career, a lifestyle, and a place to exude passion for the Mission and Vision of our Founders – Louis and Louise Nippert. We are here to serve the community and change the lives of children.

In 1988 we focused on Environment Education, had one employee and provided hands-on programs about riparian zones for 60 children. In 2017 we provided programs based on the environment, generative agriculture, equine, and classical arts to over 32,000 visitors. Our programs are of the highest quality. They should be. Quality Quality Quality (QQQ) is a core value. 

Our dedication to our values: Grace, Good Neighbor Policy, and Green cannot be overstated. Our employees strive to be the best of the best and flourish in a team environment where outcomes are the result of teamwork. Greenacres is not just a place to work – it is a career, a lifestyle, and a place to exude passion for the Mission and Vision of our Founders – Louis and Louise Nippert. We are here to serve the community and change the lives of children. 

Summary
We employ the most curious and brilliant people who are passionate about K–12 education. They will have a firm grasp of the fine arts as well as a desire to give back to the community through education and summer camps. Greenacres is a STEAM Organization – we are lifelong learners who believe that Science Technology Engineering and Math do not provide a full life until the ARTS: Art, Music, Dance and Theater are added. Our ideal candidate will be passionate about the Mission of Greenacres and our values.

If you are a lover of the Arts, Education, Sharing, Research and watching a child light up the room with a smile when they realize at Greenacres they matter, you might be a Greenacres person. 

Requirements
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent in hours of relevant training or certifications from a trade or technical program
- 0-3 years teaching experience with a passion for working with students using hands-on activities in small group settings
- Demonstrated skills in at least two of the Arts training and specific training in music or theatre education
- Demonstrated skills in developing lessons, activities and courses of study that align with academic content standards
- Desire to live a life of service to others by providing hands-on educational experiences focused on the Arts
- Ability to work with both internal and external partners with the same or very different backgrounds to ensure that all who visit Greenacres get the highest quality experience that addresses their needs 
- Ability to successfully pass a post-offer pre-employment drug test and fingerprint FBI background screen
- Ability to work with a team of dedicated educators to assure QQQ, Grace, Green, and Good Neighbor Policy

Why Choose Us?
As a company, we invest in our employees in all aspects of their life. We understand that the health of yourself and families are very important; along with your time here at GAC.  All TEAM Members of GAC are a part of Greenacres and live the values that we promote for our visitors: Grace, Good Neighbor Policy, Green, and Quality Quality Quality.  Listed below you will find some of the top benefits and perks if you choose to be a part of our team.
- Market Competitive Salary     
- Generous PTO Package 
- Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance Plans
- Simplified Employee Pension Plan
- Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
- Fun & Engaging Culture
- Ongoing training, education, and industry partnerships that allow you to be up to speed on the latest innovations, technologies and processes.

GAC LLC is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

Taft Museum of Art

Custodial Assistant

Posted:
Aug 21, 2019
Reports To: Designated Operations and Visitor Experience Team Manager
Team: Operations and Visitor Experience                                             
Status/Employment: Part-time/Nonexempt
Hours: Up to 30 hours per week.
Benefits: Free parking, Employee Assistance Program, Shop/Cafe Discounts, 401K Eligibility, Free Membership

The Taft Museum of Art (TMA) is seeking part-time Custodial Assistant who wants to be part of one of the smallest fine art museums in the USA. With a growing art museum audience and membership, we need for experienced custodial expertise be a part of our Operations and Visitor Experience Team. 

Position Overview
Reporting to an assigned supervisor in the Department of Operations and Visitor Experience, the Custodial Assistant supports the effective running of the Taft Museum of Art by providing responsive and professional custodial and janitorial support to colleagues and guests. They directly impact the TMA mission of delivering meaningful experiences by connecting people with great art by assisting in ensuring every guest sees the best of the Museum as a clean, safe, and inviting space.

The Custodial Assistant undertakes a range of duties including regular cleaning of the facility, room set-ups, and dishwashing for foodservice operations. They are excited to make the Museum look its best to give every visitor and colleague a fantastic experience of the facility. The role holder will be passionate about going the extra mile to ensure the facility is ready for whatever activity is taking place.

The Custodial Assistant works a variable schedule depending on the requirements of the business as part of a team that delivers on all facilities needs throughout the Museum. Weekend, holiday, or evening work will be an expectation for the role holder as required by business need.

Required Education and Experience
- High School Diploma or equivalent. Sufficient literacy and numeracy skills to carry out the core requirements of the role.
- Experience of commercial cleaning, janitorial, or custodial work in a similar organization.
- Basic computer skills to be able to receive and send emails, use a computer-based schedule and work plan, and occasionally create or edit documents (e.g., inventory lists).

Required Competencies
- Understands and embraces the museum mission and goals. 
- Lifting, carrying, reaching, and stooping. Able to regularly carry loads of 50lbs. Push or pull heavy carts. This position requires standing and moving for multiple hours.  Also, using a step ladder,  cleaning equipment, and dealing with chemicals for cleaning purposes.
- Able to communicate clearly and professionally with colleagues, supervisors, customers, and other stakeholders of the Museum in predominantly verbal communication.
- Must be highly skilled in safe cleaning methods, including the use of assigned cleaning chemicals. Able to use equipment such as leaf blowers, power washers, step ladders, dishwashers, and other equipment safely.
- Able to determine when to self-problem-solve and when to ask for supervisory guidance. Able to plan a day’s activities from a list of regular and incidental requirements, to prioritize, and balance public area and back-of-house activities into open or closed periods.
- Understands the information on Material Data Safety Sheets and apply correct working methods, including the use of personal protective equipment, to any use of hazardous chemicals. Able to report to supervisors any issues with materials or work safety.
 
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Taft Museum of Art

Cafe Lunch and Brunch Server

Posted:
Aug 21, 2019
Reports To: Hospitality and Events Coordinator
Team: Department of Operations and Visitor Experience                                             
Status/Employment: Part-time/Nonexempt
Hours will vary based on Café, Wedding, Program, and Events. Typically 15-25 hours per week.
Wage: Server base, plus tips for cafe service. Fixed hourly pay for events/catering. 
Benefits: Free parking, Shop and Café discounts; Employee Assistance Program.

The Taft Museum of Art (TMA) is seeking part-time Café/Events Servers who wants to be part of one of the smallest fine art museums in the USA. With a growing art museum audience and membership, we need for experienced servers/bartenders to be a part of our Visitor Experience Team. 
 
This position will primarily cover our cafe lunch and brunch service, working 10a - 3p Wed - Fri and 10a - 4pm Sat/Sun on a rotating basis with other staff. The Museum also runs a successful program of events including exhibition openings, weddings, teas, for which additional shifts may be offered. Flexibility is essential, as this position will flow to the needs of the museum. Located right in downtown Cincinnati, the TMA is part of resurgent downtown culture, for unique dining experiences and the arts.
 
If you are friendly, positive, team player who can deliver excellent guest service in food and beverage, in many different situations, this position is a great match. Previous server experience required.

Position Overview
The Café/Event Server supports the TMA's mission of providing a meaningful experience by connecting people with great art in a historic house and the community.  The server position is essential to ensuring our café/event guests have a portion of excellent and memorable food and beverage experience. The TMA server is a friendly, positive, polished professional who is responsive and dedicated to providing genuine hospitality to all guests, members, and team members.
                       
Required Education and Experience
- A successful server with 2-4 years of server experience.
- Preferred experience, sit down cafe/restaurant environment.
- High School Graduate/GED
- Servsafe accredited (or willing to become accredited at the TMA's expense as a condition of employment).
- TIPS or other alcohol service training accredited (or willing to become accredited at the TMA's expense as a condition of employment)
- Some light food prep/kitchen experience is preferred.
- Experience in bartending or drinks services is preferred.
- Due to the alcohol service component of this role, candidates must be 21 or older.

Required Competencies (Skills)
- Understands and embraces the museum mission and goals. 
- Role models core values of respect, integrity, excellence, creativity, and collaboration.
- Excellent communicator, both in speaking and listening, and engages the guests in a meaningful way to provide an outstanding visitor experience. 
- Ability to meet and exceed our guest expectations in a fast-paced environment by handling multiple priorities cheerfully and positively.  Does not get flustered under pressure, enjoys when it is busy!
- Always maintains a professional demeanor with board members, guests, members, staff, volunteers, and visitors.
- Demonstrates a genuine passion for serving others and enjoys the restaurant industry. 
- Presents a professional appearance and cheerful to the visitor at all time.
- Dependable and organized, able to meet the physical demands of the position: carrying serving trays, lifting 30 lbs, standing for 3 hours at a time.

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Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Accounting Manager

Posted:
Aug 20, 2019
Position Summary 
The Accounting Manager will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the accounting office, including 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 to ensure that CSO and subsidiary/partner organizations have the systems and procedures in place to support effective program implementation and conduct flawless audits.

Duties and Responsibilities
- 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
 - Provides overall accounting for the CSO, subsidiary, and partner organizations
- Completes accounting functions in accordance with established standards, policies and procedures
- Assist with event setup, payment processing, settlement, reconciliation and reporting
- Review, code and enter vendor invoices into the accounting software
- Prepares vendor checks, ACH's and wires and files supporting documentation
- Reviews daily cash receipts for accuracy and prepares invoices as needed
- Assist with event reporting, forecasting and budgeting and special reports, as needed
- Reconcile payroll to the general ledger on a regular basis including allocation of all wages and taxes appropriate to each event
- Reconcile payroll deduction and employee benefit amounts and prepare payment submission documentation
- 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 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
- Create and promote a positive and supportive work environment
- Other duties as assigned

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

Candidate Requirements

This is an extraordinary opportunity for a professional accountant with a minimum of four plus years of accounting experience. Other qualifications include:
- Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
- Experience with accounting software, such as QuickBooks or similar software
- 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
- Bachelor's degree in related field
- 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 Pops 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 "Accounting Manager" in the subject line. No third party applications will be accepted.
 

Cincinnati May Festival and Vocal Arts Ensemble of Cincinnati

Director of Advancement & Engagement

Posted:
Aug 20, 2019
Position Opportunity
The Cincinnati May Festival and the Vocal Arts Ensemble of Cincinnati (MF/VAE) are two of the Greater Cincinnati area’s premiere choral organizations. While the organizations are two separate 501(c)3 organizations with separate boards, budgets and artistic leadership models, the two organizations have a shared-services agreement with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra to provide administrative leadership to both organizations.

The MF/VAE is seeking a passionate, enthusiastic, and forward-­‐thinking professional for its Director of Advancement & Engagement. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Advancement & Engagement will work closely with staff colleagues and the Boards of Directors to achieve and exceed contributed revenue goals. Responsible for developing and implementing comprehensive advancement plans, which will include and are not limited to key fundraising programs, planned and annual gifts, and corporate and foundation relations. The director will provide leadership and day-­‐ to-­‐day management for development-­‐related programs, and must be comfortable and effective at building strong relationships with the organizations’ volunteer leadership and donor base.

Scope and Responsibilities
Portfolio Management – 60%
- Responsible for the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of current and future individual supporters, corporate/foundation donors, and other funding partners, including the annual ArtsWave and Ohio Arts Council application submissions; lead efforts to develop a pool of broad-­‐based givers and major gift prospects through personal interaction opportunities
- Provide vision and direction to build a strategic benefits program, and actively engage givers and prospects through unique opportunities that connect passion with our missions
- Work collaboratively with and in support of board committees, board members, and other staff to identify, cultivate, and solicit renewed and/or increased gifts; steward prospective members to meet annual fund campaign goals
- Maintain a portfolio of donors and prospects at various stages of development in the gift cycle
- Work to enhance the planned giving program, including prospecting, events and recognition
- Coordinate and strategize key meetings between the Executive Director, artistic leadership, Board member(s), and major donor prospects
- Develop, prepare, and present formal fundraising proposals to major foundation (private and public) and corporate sources
- Write annual fund campaign letters to fulfill overall individual giving strategy
- Identify prospective foundation and corporate grant opportunities for organizations, both locally and nationally

Special Events – 10%
- Plan and execute advancement-related events, working with the Executive Director and volunteers in establishing and achieving event goals.
- Ensure preparation and timely distribution of all event-related securing sponsorships, patron packages, and in-­‐kind support

Management Responsibilities – 30%
- Provide leadership and direction to ensure success of all aspects of fundraising goals and special events
- In collaboration with the Directors of Marketing and Communications, ensure all fundraising communications are met and within brand standards
- Collaborate with Data Services Department to ensure donor correspondence and proper tracking is fulfilled including, but not limited to: pledge letters, acknowledgment letters, invoices, and gift agreements
- Research current local and national philanthropic trends
- Act as a strategic partner for the Marketing and Communications departments, actively working with those teams to increase interdepartmental communications to deliver a core coordinated/unified message to effectively increase engagement of patrons
- Manage advancement-related budgets
- Perform other duties as assigned or directed

Experience and Characteristics Required
The ideal candidate is an experienced fundraiser with the ability to work collaboratively with staff, board of directors and other high-­‐level volunteers. Must be a strategic and analytical thinker who is self-­‐ motivated, personable, and skilled at communicating passion and storytelling through written and visual campaigns.

- Minimum Bachelor degree and 4-­‐6 years of related/relevant work experience
- Proven success in major and individual fundraising, and developing strategies to grow annual giving
- Expertise in campaign fundraising desired and knowledge of planned giving programs a plus
- Ability to understand the interests and needs of patrons to develop and deepen their engagement with the May Festival and Vocal Arts Ensemble
- Experience working in a deadline-­‐driven environment within faced-­‐paced organization
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Extreme discretion and attention to detail
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and donor tracking software
- Strong organizational and time-management skills, with the ability to manage under pressure and with competing priorities
- Ease with public speaking on behalf of the organization
- Knowledge of choral and classical music a plus
- Flexibility to work outside normal office hours at concerts/events

Preferred Qualifications
- Record of achievement with a minimum of four years progressive experience leading a successful fundraising program and activities for a non-profit organization
- Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) certification

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

Company Descriptions
The May Festival is the oldest continuous choral festival in the Western Hemisphere and one of the only true choral festivals that remains in our country today. Featuring the May Festival Chorus and the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, the Festival presents concentrated choral repertoire rarely found during the concert season. Five unique concerts are performed over two weekends, resulting in a magnificent array of choral masterpieces and little known gems that provide an unusual choral experience for audience and performers alike.  Established in 1873, the May Festival is directly responsible for the development of Cincinnati’s modern musical life. Music Hall, the city’s primary concert venue, was built specifically to house the Festival's performances in 1878, and the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, the fifth oldest orchestra in the United States, can trace its lineage back to this great tradition. The prestigious roster of May Festival Music Directors has included, among others, Theodore Thomas, Max Rudolf, James Levine and James Conlon. Current Artistic Leadership include Juanjo Mena as Principal Conductor, Robert Porco as Director of Choruses and Matthew Swanson as Associate Director and Conductor of the May Festival Youth Chorus.

Cincinnati's Vocal Arts Ensemble, a chamber choir of professional singers, was founded in 1979 and is entering its 40th Season in 2019-20. Led by Elmer Thomas, Founding Director, from 1979–1988, Earl Rivers, Director Emeritus, from 1988–2008, Donald Nally from 2009-2013, and starting in January 2014, Craig Hella Johnson, VAE offers an annual subscription series of distinguished choral programs in notable architectural and acoustic venues throughout Greater Cincinnati. In addition, VAE produces outreach programs for children, youth and seniors, as well as recordings for local and national broadcasts. Achievements over 30 seasons include two ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) Awards for "Adventuresome Programming of Contemporary Music," broadcasts on 220 National Public Radio stations through "The First Art," performances before conventions of the American Choral Directors Association in San Antonio and Chicago, and appearances with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and May Festival.

Shared Services
The May Festival, Vocal Arts Ensemble and Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra operate under an administrative shared services agreement.  By this consolidation of resources and expertise, the cooperative management effort benefits all three organizations.
 

Contemporary Arts Center

Communications Director

Posted:
Aug 20, 2019
The Contemporary Arts Center, a world-class, pioneering showcase for contemporary art and culture since 1939, is seeking a Communications Director as the CAC undergoes an exciting transformation. The right candidate will be an adept communicator, collaborator and forward-thinker, interested in what is new and original.  The Communications Director will prize taking the complex and the expansive and conceptual and making it understandable, coherent and focused, directed toward ends that align with the CAC’s mission and vision.  

CAC Mission
Art and the creative process belong to all people. The CAC provides experiences, through exhibitions and performances as well as educational and outreach programs, to engage and interact with the art, artists and ideas of our time. Working with our regional community of visitors, patrons and partners, and with our global community of artists and institutions, we explore and celebrate the unfolding landscape of art and expression.  

Vision
To advance Open Minds toward individual and societal flourishing.  

Overview
- The Director of Communications is responsible for strategy, planning and implementation of Museum public relations, marketing campaigns, digital strategy, internal and external communications programs, and initiatives to increase public understanding of and support for the Museum’s mission and goals. 
- The Director of Communications will drive to develop and implement a consistent and effective institutional message and brand identity, heighten awareness of the Museum locally, nationally and internationally, and increase earned revenue for the CAC and its distinguishing competencies and institutional priorities.
- The Director of Communications works in collaboration with staff, volunteers, and board members. The position is part of the of the Director’s senior team and reports to the Chief of Advancement.
- This position requires a skilled communicator who is able to manage creative teams working in print and digital media, and who can work with members of the media as well as with a variety of stakeholder groups. In addition, the Communications Director is responsible for developing proactively strategic opportunities for telling the CAC story through top-tier channels and, in an integrated way, through multiple platforms, including owned, earned, paid and social media. 

Principal Responsibilities 
- Advance, under the direction of and in consultation with the Chief of Advancement, the mission, vision, and prioritized initiatives of the CAC in a clear, consistent, coherent, focused and integrated manner across all communication and marketing platforms.
- Direct, thereby, in collaboration with key stakeholders and content providers, the above message platforms and communication strategies to internal, external and online audiences.
- Prioritize and maximize the effectiveness of the CAC website for communicating the mission and vision, exhibitions and performances, educational programs and outreach, all other artistic expressions, and the prioritized initiatives of the CAC to external audiences, such that they are well informed about the CAC, of its distinction and distinctiveness, and are inspired to support financially and engage with the CAC.  
- Direct efforts to increase media coverage of the CAC, generally, and of individual exhibitions, performances, programs and acquisitions, specifically, in high-profile local, national, and international media.
- Expand public knowledge of the CAC, develop strategies to reach new audiences, and disseminate messaging using a variety of resources, including integrated digital content such as blogs, social media, video, and other digitally based communications tools.
- Provide effective leadership and a collaborative approach to cross-marketing with a variety of institutional partners and constituencies, also including Convention and Visitors Bureaus, Chambers of Commerce, Regional Tourist Network, and other regional destinations.
- Direct media relations efforts and serve, in partnership with the Director of the CAC, as a liaison and spokesperson to the media outlets.
- Manage the institutional aesthetic vision and graphic identity of the CAC, and oversee the production of all collateral materials, digital properties, advertising, promotional programs, and institutional signage.
- Manage, monitor, and assess internal institutional messaging and appropriate vehicles to ensure internal audiences understand and have access to available channels of communication.
- Develop, execute, and evaluate a marketing strategy applicable for leading a fast-moving, richly diverse menu of events, programs, and updates.
- Articulate key Museum issues and positions in a range of communication channels.
- Employ current marketing techniques, including print and electronic media advertising campaigns, Web-based promotional and sales techniques to specifically target and attract a variety of diverse audiences, including families and young adults.
- Manage on-the-ground logistics and provide advance staffing at PR events and executive presentations. Brief speakers on audience, venue logistics, tone and delivery style.
- Provide crisis communications counsel as needed.
- Provide editorial counsel and support for all print and electronic communications.
- Oversee development and maintenance of writing standards including tone, voice, grammar, accuracy, and style.
- Develop and maintain departmental budget.
- Manage work with external public relations agencies and consultants, when applicable.
- Create and assess metrics to gauge and evaluate the effectiveness and impact of media activities and prepare routine reports that detail these activities.
- Work collaboratively with Museum leadership and department managers to deliver excellent service to the Museum staff, volunteers, members and guests.  Collaborate with others cross-departmentally on initiatives, projects, and goals.

Education, Training, and Traits
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.
- Academic training and/or several years of specific work experience in public relations, marketing, or communications.
- Superb writing, proofreading, and editing skills and a strong sense of narrative and story-telling.
- Excellent verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate in a clear and persuasive manner.
- Confident communicator with a good sense of judgment and a collaborative mindset.
- Ability to understand and maintain the highest levels of confidentiality.
- Highest ethics as they relate to all aspects of museum practices.
- A high level of professional integrity and the ability to handle sensitive issues and situations with discretion.
- Knowledge of museum operations, the arts industry, and arts marketing is a plus.
- Belief that a Center for Contemporary Arts leads to greater diversity of thought and personal transformation. 

Work Experience
- Five or more years combined experience in communications, public relations, media relations or marketing.
- Well-developed contacts with national and local editors and journalists in electronic and print media are preferred.
- Proven success in the management and development of full-time staff.

To Apply
Please send cover letter and resume by September 15, 2019 to:

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

Or via email to astier@contemporaryartscenter.org.

Please, no phone calls.

The Contemporary Arts Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer where all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, Veteran or disability status.
 

Cincinnati Museum Center

Facility Maintenance Technician

Posted:
Aug 16, 2019
Reports to: Director of Engineering
Department: Engineering
FLSA Status: FT, Hourly
Compensation: $16.50/Hour

Position Overview
The Facility Maintenance Technician 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.
 
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
To apply for this position and explore other employment opportunities, please visit our website at https://www.cincymuseumgroup.org/.

Cincinnati Museum Center is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. 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.

Cincinnati Arts and Technology Studios

Substitute Art Instructor

Posted:
Aug 13, 2019
There is an opening for a Substitute Art Instructor for the 2019-20 school year. The opening is for 3 morning class sessions referenced on the associated class schedule. Attached is the draft schedule to date. Candidates who wish to apply can do so for all or part of the schedule of classes (Please specify your preferred class sessions).

Each session includes a 30 minute pre-class planning time and a 1 hour staff meeting each week on Mondays from 11:30 – 12:30. Cincinnati Arts and Technology Studios (CATS) classes begin the week of Sept. 9 –May 3, 2019. The pay is $20/hr.

Substitute Art Instructor Description
CATS studio courses are taught in a “guild” model where high school students work side-by-side with practicing artists. The guild model creates bonds and encourages students’ development of skills and discipline needed for success in all walks of life. Students are expected to develop and employ an arts vocabulary, and are encouraged to observe how the development of their art, from concept to completion, parallels other aspects of their lives. Maximum class size is 12 students or less. The Substitute Art Instructor attends every session assigned and familiarizes themselves with the functions of each studio, working alongside the studio’s instructor. This prepares the sub instructor to be able to continue with the work at hand in each studio should the regular art instructor be out absent. Proficiency in each studio media is not required as one can learn alongside the high school students whenever needed.

1st semester: The bulk of the instruction centers on experiments in the various media as in those mentioned above. Upon conclusion of experience with new media (called Skill Building), students decide on their preferred media to execute a final piece of art that connects to a theme presented to them by the Director of Education.

2nd semester: Students continue to hone their skills in the various media again preparing to produce a final artwork within the new semester theme.

Lesson Plan Development and Monitoring Student Progress
All of the Ohio Department of Education regulations for meeting credit granting standards are handled by the CATS Director of Education. All rubrics, thematic units, handouts, and other course materials are created for instructors. The main duty of the substitute instructor is to help students continue to work on their projects in the absence of a studio instructor.
 
Monitoring, tracking and reporting student progress is done by the Director of Education and with the input and support of the substitute instructor.

Other Duties and Expectations
- Arrive ½ hour prior to the beginning of class.
- Complete all paperwork, assignments, and other duties.
- Get familiar with each studio by spending time learning in each whenever not substituting.
- Participate in bi-annual student exhibitions as a staff member.
- Maintain physical work environment.

To Apply
Please send a resume or vitae and work samples to Laura Greene, Dir. of Ed., via email: whitela@cps-k12.org.

Cincinnati Arts and Technology Studios

3 Dimensional Design Instructor

Posted:
Aug 13, 2019
There is an opening for a 3 Dimensional Design instructor for the 2019-20 school year. The opening is for all or part of the weekly class sessions in both mornings and afternoons. Attached is the draft schedule to date. Candidates who wish to apply can do so for all or part of the schedule of classes (Please specify your preferred class sessions).

Each session includes a 30 minute pre-class planning time and a 1 hour staff meeting each week on Mondays from 11:30 – 12:30. Cincinnati Arts and Technology Studios (CATS) classes begin the week of Sept. 9 –May 3, 2019. The pay is $20/hr.

3D Job Description
CATS studio courses are taught in a “guild” model where high school students work side-by-side with practicing artists. The guild model creates bonds and encourages students’ development of skills and discipline needed for success in all walks of life. Students are expected to develop and employ an arts vocabulary, and are encouraged to observe how the development of their art, from concept to completion, parallels other aspects of their lives. Maximum class size is 12 students or less.

The 3D Studio
This studio experience is a dynamic multi-media environment where students collaborate in the planning, development, presentation and assessment of small maquettes or study pieces produced through the use of various media such as but not limited to glass fusion, glass slumping, clay, armature wire, aluminum or copper foil techniques, plaster or other media as the teaching artist desires.

1st semester: The bulk of the instruction centers on experiments in the various media as in those mentioned above. Upon conclusion of experience with new media (called Skill Building), students decide on their preferred media to execute a final piece of art that connects to a theme presented to them by the Director of Education.

2nd semester: Students continue to hone their skills in the various media again preparing to produce a final artwork within the new semester theme.

Lesson Plan Development and Monitoring Student Progress
All of the Ohio Department of Education regulations for meeting credit granting standards are handled by the CATS Director of Education All rubrics, thematic units, handouts, and other course materials are created for instructors. The main duty of the instructor is to teach the media in which they have mastery and confidence.

Monitoring, tracking and reporting student progress is done in conjunction with the Director of Education and with the input of the instructor. As the instructor gains experience and understanding of the tracking system, that instructor helps each student understand where they are in regards to credit requirements.

Other Duties and Expectations
- Arrive ½ hour prior to the beginning of class.
- Complete all paperwork, assignments, and other duties.
- Participate in annual evaluations.
- Participate in bi-annual student exhibitions.
- Maintain physical work environment.

To Apply
Please send a resume or vitae and work samples to Laura Greene, Dir. of Ed., via email: whitela@cps-k12.org.

Visionaries + Voices

Studio Coordinator (Part-time)

Posted:
Aug 13, 2019
Location: Tri-County

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

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

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

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

Visionaries + Voices

Studio Coordinator (Full time)

Posted:
Aug 13, 2019
Location: Tri-County

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

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

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

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

Community Matters

Event Coordinator

Posted:
Aug 12, 2019
Location: Community Matters Administrative Office, 2110 Saint Michael Street
Compensation Type: part-time, $17/hr
Hours: fluctuating frequent nights and weekends, 15 hrs/week in office + events
Reports to: Social Enterprise and Events Manager
Application Deadline: August 23, 2019

Job Overview
The Event Coordinator role assists the Social Enterprise and Events Manager in event planning, coordination, and day of event responsibilities.

Core Job Responsibilities
Event Planning
- Maintain consistent, professional communication with assigned renters to coordinate event details, answer questions, and prepare for event;
- Keep consistent and thorough records of all event details in Gather software;
- Coordinate all event rental items, prepare items prior to event, arrange for pick up of necessary event items;
- Maintain communication with event contact(s), caterer(s), and event bar staff throughout event and act as a resource in the event of any needs, questions, or emergencies;
- Communicate any areas of need, problems, and concerns from event contact(s), guests, caterers, or event bar staff to the Private Events Manager.
- Assist the Events Manager with administrative tasks as needed.

Event Coordination and Execution
- Event space set up and break down, including but not limited to: table, chair, linen, and other miscellaneous rental placement.
- Day-of execution and management of assigned events.
- Review event booking documents to ensure room setup is correct, A/V equipment is set up, all signage is in place, and event bar staff is made aware of all event details and timelines.
- Clean and maintain glassware, dish closets, and check dishwasher water quality.
- Manage inventory and assemble custom merchandise, centerpieces, and other specialty event items.
- Other projects and duties as assigned.

Facility Operations
- General event space maintenance including but not limited to general cleaning, organization, and stocking.
- Daily check of Sanctuary facilities;
- Oversight of facility HVAC system;
- Maintain linens and event items in proper condition.

Important Skills and Abilities
- Must have strong customer service skills, organization skills, and the ability to troubleshoot and resolve problems.
- Must be reliable and timely in attendance and have a flexible schedule.
- Must have valid driver’s license and vehicle.
- Must have regular open evening/weekend availability.
- The ability to work in a fast-paced environment and independent without constant supervision is required
- Attention to detail, ability to work unsupervised while maintaining safety and quality standards, and confidence to speak up and act when safety and/or quality are compromised.
- Comfort with multitasking and maintaining efficiency and productivity.
- Effective and frequent communication with manager and support staff, regardless of department or shift.
- Ability and willingness to adhere to and advance protocol in a diverse work environment.
- Proficient in Google and/or Microsoft Office suites.

Physical Requirements
- Ability to frequently sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and climb.
- Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.

To Apply
Send cover letter and resume to Mary Delaney at Mary@cmcincy.org by Friday, August 23.

Community Matters

Business and Events Manager

Posted:
Aug 12, 2019
Location: Community Matters Administrative Office, 2110 Saint Michael Street
Compensation Type: exempt, full-time, salary
Reports to: Executive Director
Application Deadline: August 23, 2019

Job Overview
The Business and Events Manager oversees the operations, business development, and event coordination of The Sanctuary, a social enterprise event venue of Community Matters.

Core Job Responsibilities
Business Development
- Build market position by locating, developing, and maintaining business relationships;
- Meet all business revenue goals by researching prospective clients in targeted markets, pursue leads, and follow through to successful bookings;
- Manage revenue tracking and data reporting for The Sanctuary;
- Manage business marketing including website, social media, The Knot, and all other forms of marketing;
- Understand target markets, including industry, company, project, company contacts and which market strategies can be used to attract clients;
- Build new vendor partnerships (preferred catering, lighting, sound, etc.) to advance revenue goals.

Event Coordination
- Manage all event booking, coordination, and communications with renters;
- Collect and manage all payments and agreement contracts;
- Coordinate setup, planning, and all details for client use of Sanctuary;
- Manage and collaboration with part-time Events Coordinator  to ensure highest quality of service, divide event schedule, and oversee coordination;
- Hire and manage temporary event setup/clean up staff;
- Coordinate access to the space for all events and ensure proper security and condition of space before, during and after events.

Facility Operations
- Coordinate and manage all set up, clean up with janitorial and event staff;
- Maintain proper licenses, permits, etc. (alcohol, commercial kitchen, occupancy);
- Maintain proper condition of the Sanctuary and maintain compliance with the health department regulation of the commercial kitchen;
- Manage all facility supplies and ensure space is properly prepared for events;
- Manage pick up and setup of all rented event items;
- Manage use of the space outside of paid events (Community Matters events, community usage, etc.)

Important Skills and Abilities
- Must have strong customer service skills, organization skills, and the ability to troubleshoot and resolve problems.
- Must be reliable and timely in attendance and have a flexible schedule.
- Must have valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. 
- Must have regular evening/weekend availability.
- The ability to work in a fast-paced environment and independent without constant supervision is required
- Attention to detail, ability to work unsupervised while maintaining safety and quality standards, and confidence to speak up and act when safety and/or quality are compromised.
- Comfort with multitasking and maintaining efficiency and productivity.
- Effective and frequent communication with manager and support staff, regardless of department or shift.
- Ability and willingness to adhere to and advance protocol in a diverse work environment.
- Proficient in Google and/or Microsoft Office suites.

Physical Requirements
- Ability to frequently sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and climb.
- Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.

To Apply
Send cover letter and resume to Mary Delaney at Mary@cmcincy.org by Friday, August 23.

Cincinnati Arts Association

Creative Content/Marketing Associate

Posted:
Aug 12, 2019
The Cincinnati Arts Association (CAA) is seeking a creative and outgoing individual with a passion for visual storytelling to fill this full-time position at our Aronoff Center for the Arts location. This individual will be primarily responsible for conceptualizing, producing, and managing the production of a range of unique and compelling digital assets (video, photos, etc.) for a variety of CAA marketing and promotional initiatives including, but not limited to, social media platforms, email campaigns, CAA website, and inter-departmental events.

Responsibilities
General responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Brainstorm, conceptualize, produce, and manage original, dynamic, and compelling digital content (photography/video) for CAA’s digital platforms, including social media, email, and website
- Develop and execute internal and external video strategies that tell the story of CAA and support the organization’s brand, increase awareness, and promote attendance at events
- Ensure graphic quality, consistency, and adherence to CAA’s brand identity in all visual assets produced
- Manage and organize digital assets (photos/video) and distribute to team members and other departments upon request
- Act as creative liaison with outside partners for photo/video shoots or large-scale content production
- Analyze existing digital assets and make recommendations on improvement
- Recommend new marketing/promotional strategies to build awareness of CAA’s brand, venues, and events
- Remain current on new technology, digital media trends, and industry best practices
- Assist, and serve as back up for, Digital Marketing Associate with digital marketing initiatives (email campaigns, social media, website, etc.), as directed
- Work with marketing team to develop an integrated digital marketing plan that supports the goals of the organization
- Manage the scheduling, placement, installation, and/or distribution of event posters, and supervise CAA volunteer(s) who assist with this work
- File, organize, and catalog event materials

Qualifications
The ideal candidate must enjoy working in a team-oriented environment and possess outstanding interpersonal skills. Strong photography/videography skills required, plus experience with video/photo editing, preferably Adobe Suite. Exceptional written and verbal skills are vital to this position, as well as organizational skills, project management skills, and attention to detail. Experience in digital marketing, including email campaigns, paid/organic social media, and website content management systems; proficient computer skills (Microsoft and/or Apple), knowledge of HTML/CSS/Javascript a plus. Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently and make critical decisions. Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, public relations, journalism or related field; or equivalent combination of education, training, and work experience (particularly in video/photography, social media, and /or digital marketing). Strong interest or background in the arts/entertainment and/or working in a non-profit environment is preferred.

To Apply
Interested candidates may complete an application at/or send resume by 8/23/19 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

Middletown Arts Center

Executive Director

Posted:
Aug 7, 2019
The Middletown Arts Center (MAC) announces a vacancy in the position of Executive Director. This position is responsible for the center's leadership and is the lead fund raisier for the organization.

Candidates Should Possess:
- Experience in fund raising with a proven track record of success
- Knowledge of nonprofit organizations
- Management skills to supervise and support a small part-time staff
- An interest in the arts
- Public Relations/writing skills
- An entrepreneurial focus willing to explore new projects/income streams for a medium sized arts center

This is a 32 hour per week position with paid time off and holidays. The MAC is centrally located between Cincinnati and Dayton and sits at the heart of a community in the midst of revitalization. Further information about the MAC can be found at middletownartscenter.com.

Job Objectives and Overall Purpose Statement
The Executive Director (ED) is a salaried position responsible for leadership and management of the Middletown Arts Center (MAC) according to the strategic direction set by the Board of Directors. These responsibilities include ensuring the quality of the organization’s work and fidelity to its mission. The Executive Director works with staff to reach out to its constituents and oversees the organization’s various programs. The Executive Director is responsible for effective running of the organization and must know how to value and express the MAC spirit, work with imagination, creativity and flexibility, and know how to run a business. And as the chief development resource for the MAC, successful fund raising performance is essential.

The Executive Director reports to and works with the Board of Directors, functioning as the chief executive. Key areas of responsibility are: fund raising and partnership development, financial and budget management, program management, community relations, annual planning, human resources management, facilities management, and administration. Ability to work in an office and community environment with open communication is an essential component to this position.

Responsibilities
Development
- Provide leadership and work with the Board to pursue fund development opportunities and partnerships to support MAC’s programs.
- Assure the creation of long-term and annual fundraising plans with specific resource requirements, strategies and targets. Partner with the Board to research funding sources, develop proposals, meet with funders, and cultivate donors.
- Assure maintenance of appropriate funding records and documentation.

Community and Public Relations
- In addition to the President of the Board, serve as the public face of the organization, communicating to diverse stakeholders, including artists, workshop instructors and participants, donors, other arts organizations, media outlets, local businesses, and other allied organizations.
- Manage development of communication materials.
- Participate in and represent the organization in other public forums.

Program Management
- Work with staff to oversee the design, marketing, promotion, delivery, and quality of classes, workshops, exhibits, products, and services.
- Nurture and expand partner and instructor relationships that relate to programming.
- Maintain the strengths of current program offerings while working to deepen quality and broaden participation through greater involvement of the local community.

Strategic and Annual Planning
- Develop the annual budget and workplan for Board approval, including measurable goals.
- Monitor implementation of strategic and annual plans, working with staff and Board committees to regularly evaluate progress, celebrate accomplishments and update goals.

Financial Management
- Work with the Board to assure an appropriate accounting system.
- Prudently manage the organization’s resources within the approved annual budget.
- Ensure the development of regular financial statements and annual reviews as necessary.
- Authorize expenditures.
- Ensure compliance with the organization’s fiscal policies, as well as applicable laws, regulations and funder requirements.

Human Resource Management
- Create collaborative working environment where open communication is paramount.
- Hire, supervise, evaluate and provide support to staff.
- Implement Board-approved personnel policies.
- Develop the organization’s volunteer involvement systems.

Board of Directors Support
- Serve as the primary liaison between Board and staff, working to coordinate information sharing and teamwork in service of agreed upon goals.
- Draft agenda and assist the Board President in planning Board meeting.
- In conjunction with Board and committees develop supporting materials for meetings.
- Attend and participate in Board meetings.
- Assist the Board with board development activities including board recruitment, orientation, training, evaluation and recognition.
- Direct and develop the annual Board/Staff Activity Calendar.
- Advise the Board on current issues, trends, opportunities and challenges.

Facilities and IT Management
- Assure appropriate technology planning for the organization’s Information Technology needs.
- Manages physical resources, including facilities and grounds, with the help of contractors and volunteers.
- Work with the staff and Board on long-term planning for facilities and grounds.

Job Qualifications
The Executive Director needs excellent interpersonal skills. An understanding of accounting, marketing, office technology, and fundraising is required. Excellent writing skills also required. Bachelor’s degree preferred.

To Apply
For consideration, submit a letter of interest and resume to:

Middletown Arts Center
130 N Verity Pkwy
Middletown, OH 45042
Attn: Search Committee

Or email kimminor@middletownartscenter.com.

Applications will be accepted through September 1st.
 

SPARK: A Camp for Adults

Event Volunteers

Posted:
Aug 6, 2019
Currently seeking event volunteers for camp (Aug 31st - Sept 2nd) Labor Day weekend.

About Spark
Spark is a camp for adults that aims to help people reconnect with their creative selves by replacing adult distractions (such as technology, alcohol, work-talk, and real names) with a variety of opportunities to grow your inner artists, connect with other creatives, and be inspired by nature. Campers can plunge into a series of one-of-a-kind playshops led by our brilliant staff of artists and well seekers. Ignite a new flame at the campfire performances. Reset your internal compass with a mediation scavenger hunt. Or drift along the lake with a new set of cuddle buddies on our massive unicorn floaty. Camp traditions with a splash of yoga, meditation, pool parties, a morning dance, and more at the beautiful 680 acre Camp Livingston in Bennington, Indiana will be available.

How You Can Get Involved
Currently seeking “Sparkateers” to help set up/clean up at camp. In exchange for a few hours of party planning and set up, Sparkateers can experience all the glory of camp for reduced or zero ticket cost.

Visit mycampspark.com to learn more.

Send questions to hello@mycampspark.com.

To Apply
Please click here to apply.

MUSE, Cincinnati's Women's Choir

New Singer Auditions

Posted:
Aug 6, 2019
Want to become a member of MUSE? We hold auditions just once a year so make sure to join us on Saturday, August 24, 2019.

We value diversity and inclusion as our greatest strengths, welcoming adults of any age, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, political interest, ability, economic and educational background. Our singing members are a diverse group of women-identified artists.

Please click here for more information and to reserve an audition time.

Clifton Cultural Arts Center

Request for Proposals: Rockets to Robots

Posted:
Aug 6, 2019
Rockets to Robots is a STEM + Arts (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math + Arts) program for 3rd and 4th grade children attending Fairview-Clifton German Language School, South Avondale Elementary, and Rockdale Academy. CCAC invites up to 10 children from each school with at least one parent and no more than 1 sibling (approx. 60-120 people) to take part in the program. Each program runs from 6 – 8pm: families eat dinner together, provided by CCAC, then engage in a hands-on, interactive program.

CCAC seeks proposals for STEM + Arts programs for the 2019-2020 Rockets to Robots season. Pending school schedules, one program per month will take place in September and November 2019, and February and April 2020. Proposed programs should last 1 – 1.5 hours; explore the intersection of STEM principles with the arts; be hands-on, interactive, and engaging; and highly encourage parent participation. CCAC is accepting proposals with budgets between $250 - $450, inclusive of all program materials and instructor fees.

The ideal program will begin with a 5 – 10 minute explanation of the STEM + Arts topics utilized in the program and what students will be doing, with the remaining time spent by students and parents working together as a team/in a group on an educational project that is fun and engaging for both children and adults.

To Apply
Please send the following to emalene.benson@cliftonculturalarts.org:
- Idea for program for up to 120 people
- Brief description of program, including STEM + Arts topics addressed
- Resume/CV, with any teaching experience
- Program fee
- Which month(s) listed above are you generally available

Submission Deadline: Friday, August 29

Community Matters

Development Associate

Posted:
Aug 6, 2019
Location: Community Matters, 2110 Saint Michael Street, 45204
Hours: 30 hours/week
Employee Classification: Non-exempt, part-time, salaried
Reports to: Director of Development & Communications

Job Overview
The Development Associate will work directly with Development and Communications Team to meet fundraising goals of Community Matters and Education Matters. This position will assist with donor development, including: grant writing (40%), in-kind gifts (20%), special events (20%), database management (10%), and donor communications (10%) for organization fundraising. The position will also assist with other development and communications projects, as needed.

Core Responsibilities
Grant Writing
- Work directly with Director to research and identify new grant opportunities; and
- Assist with grant writing, tracking, and foundation relationship management (tours, communications, etc.), especially new and small grant opportunities ($10,000 or less).

In-Kind Gifts
- Lead implementation of in-kind donations strategy for the Community Market food pantry, Opportunity Hub snack bar, LPH Community Gardens, and other general program in-kind needs; and
- Manage communication with current in-kind donors, solicit new donors, pick-up and/or receive donations, and track donations.

Special Events
- Assist with fundraising events, including managing solicitation of in-kind donations, organizing silent auction and raffles, serving lead role on event planning committees, event set-up, night of operations, etc.;
- Support all “friend-raiser” events; and
- Manage caused based events and related revenue goals.

Database Management/Donor Communications
- Manage donor database (donation entry, pledges, grant tracking, reports, etc.) to ensure accurate donor records;
- Issue thank you letters to donors and help update thank you letters, as needed;
- Manage updates of donor recognition on lobby displays and website;
- Work with Director to research and prepare prospective individual and business donor lists, and initiate and help develop relationships, as appropriate; and
- Assist with mailings and other communications collateral for individual giving campaigns, sponsorship packets, special events, and other department communication.

Position Qualifications
Experience
- 2+ years of nonprofit experience with development experience highly preferred;
- Demonstrated success in relationship building, both internally with colleagues and externally with clients, donors, and volunteers;
- Demonstrated experience in event planning and management; and
- Demonstrated knowledge of data management.

Strengths and Skills
- Commitment to and enthusiasm for the mission of Community Matters and Education Matters;
- Strong written and verbal communication skills;
- Comfortable making a direct ask for support;
- Flexible, focused team player who is able to prioritize and multi-task;
- Self-motivated and well-organized; and
- Available to work some weekends and evenings.

To Apply
Please send a cover letter and resume to Patty Lee, Director of Development, at Patty@CMCincy.org by Friday, August 23rd at 5pm.

Contemporary Arts Center

Visitor Experience Associate

Posted:
Aug 2, 2019
Founded in 1939 as one of the first institutions in the United States dedicated to showing contemporary art, the Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) seeks applicants for the position of Visitor Experience Associate.

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

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

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

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

To Apply
Please send cover letter and resume by August 18, 2019 to:

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

Or via email to astier@contemporaryartscenter.org

Please, no phone calls.

The Contemporary Arts Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer where all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, Veteran or disability status.

Preble County Art Association

Program Manager

Posted:
Aug 2, 2019
The Preble County Art Association is looking for a Program Manager to join our team. The PCAA recently opened Preble Arts, a premier facility for arts and culture in Preble County. This exciting change comes the 29th year of operations and provides an opportunity for substantial growth. The Program Manager of the Preble County Art Association reports to the Executive Director and is responsible for the organization's consistent achievement of its mission; specifically related to programming, operations, and facility support.

- Develop and implement programs, workshops, classes, exhibits, outreach activities and birthday parties including:
    - Hire and communicate with instructors
    - Teach workshops, programs and classes
    - Manage student registrations and communications
    - Ensure supplies and facilities meet demands
- Maintain program software and recordkeeping.
- Promote programs by building professional networks, traditional and social media.
- Ensure activities adhere to income and expense budgets.
- Recruit and foster relationships with volunteers.
- Interface with customers and clients.
- Presence during open hours and special events and outreach are a must.

Minimum Requirements
- Bachelor’s degree in art, fine art, art education or related field or experience.
- Experience in creating and teaching workshops and classes.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office and social media.
- Ability to understand budgets.
- Organized, big-picture and detailed oriented, able to keep multiple projects going and handle interruptions.
- Must be able to work collaboratively, be friendly and able to openly communicate.
- Willing to work variable and flexible hours which include regular evenings and Saturdays.

To Apply
Send a cover letter outlining demonstrable experience and complete resume to director@preblearts.org. References may be requested. Review of applications will begin August 12, 2019. Position will remain open until filled.

Cincinnati Landmark Productions

Sound Board Operator

Posted:
Aug 2, 2019
Cincinnati Landmark Productions is seeking a Sound Board Operator (Part-time position)

Cincinnati Landmark Productions, the parent theatrical organization for The Covedale Center for the Performing Arts and the Warsaw Federal Incline Theater is seeking a Sound Board Operator. Start date is August 29, 2019.

Basic Job Description
The sound board operator will run the sound board for half of the Cincinnati Landmark Productions’ performances. There are 13 productions a year and some special events throughout the year which will be split with our current sound board op.

Responsibilities include and are not limited to the following:
- Run the sound console as directed by the Sound Designer.
- Attend all technical rehearsals, dress rehearsals and performances in two venues – The Covedale Center for the Performing Arts and the new Warsaw Federal Incline Theater.
- Run any and all special events as scheduled.
- Complete dimmer checks and sound check before the show and correct any problems, including, replacing batteries for wireless mic system, replacement of fixture lamps, touch up focus, check fluids in hazers, fog machines, etc.

Knowledge/Experience
- Experience in running a sound board is preferred. Both Theaters have Yamaha digital mixing console QL5.
- Basic knowledge of theatre sound and lighting is preferred.
- Clear understanding of all functions of sound board and how a system is put together.

Other Requirements
- Must be at least 21 years of age, have high school diploma or equivalency, some college preferred.
- Have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
- Candidate would have previous theatrical, technical experience (Preferred).
- Must be able to work in an unsupervised environment.
- Must be a self-starter, dependable, and have excellent communication and customer service skills.
- Basic computer skills required.
- Must be willing and able to work nights and weekends of all performances.

Covedale Center for the Performing Arts shows run for 4 weeks on Thursdays at 7:30pm, Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays 2pm. Call is 1 and ½ hour prior to showtime. Tech/dress rehearsals are in the evenings starting on the Thurdsay before opening.

The Warsaw Federal Incline Theater shows run for 4 weeks on Wednesday and Thursdays at 7:30pm, Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays 2pm. Call is 1 and ½ hour prior to showtime. Tech/dress rehearsals are in the evenings starting on the Thursday before opening.

To Apply
If interested, please email Denny Reed, Technical Director at dennyreed@clpshows.org (NO PHONE CALLS or WALK-INS PLEASE). When applying, please include a cover letter and resume.

Deadline for submissions: Wed., August 14, 2019

Cincinnati Landmark Productions

Set Builder/Scenic Artist

Posted:
Aug 2, 2019
Cincinnati Landmark Productions is seeking a Full Time Set Builder/Scenic Artist

This is a salaried, exempt employee with benefits.

Cincinnati Landmark Productions is the parent theatrical organization for the Covedale Center for the Performing Arts, the Warsaw Federal Incline Theater, Madcap Puppets and Madcap Education Center. This SET BUILDER/SCENIC ARTIST position will be primarily working at the Covedale and the Incline theaters.

Successful candidates will have a good knowledge of scenic construction and theatrical painting techniques. This staff person will interpret plans from the Scene Designer, manage deadlines and schedule tasks with the additional scenic production crew, build and paint and create the finished set for each theatrical production along with the scenic production crew. This staff person must be able to work independently, but also as part of a team.

Requirements
- Able to utilize technical equipment.
- Able to utilize tools for set work.
- Able and willing to follow instructions with good time management and problem-solving skills.
- Carpentry skills to be utilized for building sets.
- Theatrical painting skills including marbling, ragging, and wood graining and texturing - and should have a good understanding of art history, period styles, motifs and architecture.
- Ability to lift 50+ lbs.
- Ability to climb ladders and scaffolding.
- Work with Lighting/Sound designer to focus, hang and run cable when needed.
- Able to read, write and communicate effectively.
- Thinks creatively.

Other Requirements
- Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
- Must be a minimum of 21 years of age.
- Candidate must be able to work in an unsupervised environment.
- Is a self-starter, dependable, and have excellent communications skills.
- Able to work early mornings and afternoons (based on our production schedule).
- Able to drive a box truck.
- Even tempered and have a good sense of humor and be willing to work in a unique, and fun environment!

To Apply
If interested, please email Denny Reed, Tech Director at dennyreed@clpshows.org (NO PHONE CALLS or WALK-INS PLEASE). When applying, please include a cover letter and resume.

Deadline to submit resume and cover letter is Friday, August 9, 2019.

Start Date – immediate.

Taft Museum of Art

Senior Manager, Marketing and Strategic Engagement

Posted:
Jul 31, 2019
Reports to: Deputy Director of External Affairs
Team: External Affairs and Marketing
Status: Exempt/Full-time/Benefits/37.5 hours per week (5 days/week)
Salary: Competitive wage and commensurate with experience.
Benefits: Health care plan, dental, 401k plan with employer contribution, free parking, parental leave, vacation, holidays, sick time, employee assistance program, museum membership, cafe and shop discounts.

The Taft Museum of Art, located in downtown Cincinnati, seeks a full-time, marketing professional. Our ideal candidate has experience developing and executing marketing campaigns while managing and inspiring colleagues. This individual must be experienced in delivering on general marketing activities, as well as a long-term strategy, thriving under tight deadlines, and changing needs. Enjoy this rare opportunity to join the staff of one of the finest small art museums in the United States. This is a 5-day position with a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.

Position Summary
Reporting directly to the Deputy Director of External Affairs, the Senior Manager manages the day-to-day marketing activities of the organization, long-term marketing strategy, and department budget. This individual leads the Museum’s marketing mix with the goal of driving paid attendance and earned revenue and is an integral part of our aggressive plan to dramatically heighten the Taft Museum of Art’s (TMA) brand and public awareness of TMA events, exhibitions, and programs.

This individual will work closely with the Taft Museum of Art Senior Graphic Designer.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Strategy
- Own overall responsibility for brand management and corporate identity.
- Manage the department marketing budget.
- Lead the execution of marketing programs from start to finish, leveraging internal and external support and driving collaboration.
- Lead the creation and implementation of a marketing plan to drive paid attendance and earned revenue, expand identified target audiences, and support special initiatives.
- Analyze customer insights, consumer trends, market analysis, and marketing best practices to build successful strategies.

Digital Marketing
- Oversee website management and content-based updates.
- In conjunction with TMA’s agency, deploy successful digital marketing campaigns and own their implementation from ideation to execution. Campaigns include but are not limited to social media platforms and email communications.
- In conjunction with TMA’s agency, measure and report on the performance of campaigns, assess results against goals/best practices and share insights.

Media and Community Relations
- Manage frequent re-occurring updates to community-wide calendars, organizational reviews, editorial databases, etc.
- Compose and issue press releases while developing long-term relationships with editors, bloggers, and influencers.
- Develop a strong network of collaborators, partners, and advocates within the community.

Required Education and Experience
- Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, public relations, or related field. Education in art history and the humanities is a plus.
- 3–5 years of marketing or agency experience preferred.
- Proven experience in identifying target audiences.
- Demonstrated creativity in devising and leading marketing campaigns across digital channels that engage, educate, and motivate.

Required Competencies/Skills
- Develops and executes marketing strategies that deliver on the museum's mission and goals.
- Reflects in their work the museum's core values of respect, integrity, excellence, creativity, and collaboration.
- Solid knowledge of communication, website, and analytics tools (e.g., Microsoft Word Suite, HTML5, CSS3, Google Analytics, WordPress, HootSuite, MailChimp, etc.)
- Time management skills: ability to meet fair deadlines and production schedules.
- High personal standards for excellence. Ability to make sound decisions within the guidelines of Museum policy and procedures. Attention to detail.
- A self-starting personality who enjoys working within an entrepreneurial environment that is mission-driven and community-oriented.
- Up-to-date knowledge of the latest trends and best practices in digital and non-profit marketing.

To Apply
If interested apply through our website by clicking on the button below that says "APPLY FOR THIS POSITION." Please upload your resume, cover letter, three references during the application process. No phone calls please, we will contact you on the next steps through email. We look forward to reviewing your application! Have a wonderful day.

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Cincinnati Ballet

Associate Director of Data Services

Posted:
Jul 30, 2019
Department: Marketing
Reports to: Vice of Marketing + Patron Engagement
FLSA Status: Full-time, Exempt

Position Summary
Cincinnati Ballet is seeking enthusiastic candidates to join our team in Administration and Technology services at the Company. The Associate Director of Data Services is an experienced database professional who works cross-functionally with the Cincinnati Ballet’s Academy, Development, Finance, and Marketing departments. This individual is responsible for data cleanliness and standards, analyzing and mining data and developing customized reports and queries utilizing Cincinnati Ballet’s Customer Relationship Management (CRM) database, Tessitura. The Associate Director of Data Services will help Cincinnati Ballet deliver exceptional patron service experience by recommending and implementing continuous process improvements, identifying gaps in current processes and bringing resolution to known issues.

Interaction
The Associate Director of Data Services will interact with all departments including: Administration, Artistic, Academy, Production, Dancers, Development, and Marketing.

Interpersonal Communication/Teamwork
Candidate must exhibit a strong capacity to work collaboratively through partnership building. Develops effective working relationships at all levels and values these relationships as critical to effective work. Must be able to express ideas clearly and compellingly both verbally and in writing.

Dependability/Punctuality
The Associate Director of Data Services must be able to plan and prioritize work to meet deadlines and effectively support personnel. Punctuality is essential for fulfillment of programmatic responsibilities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Work in partnership with internal departments to leverage existing tools within Tessitura to help meet organizational goals.
- Set and maintain the highest standards of data cleanliness and usability.
- Work with the Vice President of Marketing + Patron Engagement and other departments’ supervisors on the timely and accurate implementation of projects.
- Serve as the Tessitura systems administrator (Tessitura, Analytics, TNEW, etc.)
- Create/Maintain a procedural manual, organize training for existing staff and newly hired employees that ensures the optimal use of the database.
- Work with the Academy, Development, and Marketing departments to establish a patron management plan that deepens and furthers engagement with Cincinnati Ballet.
- Provide a high level of service to internal and external constituents.
- Coordinate all database and related software upgrades and patches.
- Manage all database security and control groups.
- Identify custom reporting opportunities for Cincinnati Ballet.
- Oversee email list building and segmentation procedures.
- Perform complex data analysis and report generation in support of ad-hoc and standing requests.
- Develop programs, methodologies, and files for analyzing and presenting data.
- Evaluate data quality, applications and functions. Produce reports using Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services, Excel, Tessitura Analytics, and/or other useful applications.
- Demonstrate excellent time management and project management skills and ability to juggle multiple priorities and tasks.
- Recommend changes to take advantage of technology and available add-on software.
- Analyze departmental reporting and data needs; gather and understand project requirements; create and execute reports that help the organization achieve its goals.
- Provide context (data analysis) for reports that draws upon organizational and patron knowledge.
- Maintain active communication on the status of projects with internal stakeholders; identify roadblocks and delays and actively seek to overcome them to complete projects on time and in a satisfactory manner.
- Set up and maintain Tessitura General Ledger accounts through partnership with Finance and ensure that Funds, Fees, Prices, and Payment Methods are set up with correct GL.
- Manage/Assist/Develop testing procedures for upgrades and new product rollouts.
- Provide advice and recommendations regarding web and database-related matters.
- Maintain confidentiality of sensitive issues and documents.
- Work closely with all depts. to ensure data entry policies are maintained and are optimized to best utilize reporting capabilities.
- Assist in any data need as warranted, including gift entry, assisting with phone orders during high-volume sales periods, list/extraction building and report generation.

Key Professional Experience
- Bachelor’s degree, with at least three years of database and/or project management in an internal service environment experience preferred.
- Experienced project manager with excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Demonstrated experience in analysis and presentation of data required.
- Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio and SQL Server Reporting Services experience is required. Must be able to create queries, view, and stored procedures using T-SQL.
- Experience working with a variety of information systems and data files, including large and complex files, analyzing file structure, using and creating file layouts, transforming raw data into finished products.
- Experience working on cross-functional teams to achieve organizational goals.
- Demonstrated experience using advanced Excel features and techniques desirable.
- Non-profit experience preferred.
- Comfortable working independently, with experience working in a team.

Expected Work Hours and Travel
- Monday-Friday (normal business hours).
- Will consider a telecommute working relationship with quarterly visits to Cincinnati Ballet Headquarters.

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

AAP/EEO Statement
Cincinnati Ballet provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

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