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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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People’s Liberty

Communications Resident

Posted:
Jul 17, 2018
People’s Liberty is seeking a bright-eyed Communications Resident to join the team for Fall 2018. This is a 3-month, paid opportunity (Sep–Dec) designed to help an emerging leader sharpen their skills, gain access to a vast network of local and national connections while working on real world projects.

Candidates for the Communications Resident role must have:
- Exceptional writing / communication capabilities
- Social media savviness
- Unsurpassed people skills
- An exacting eye for details
- A third eye to see and think critically
- A big, bold heart

Details
- 3-month opportunity beginning: Tuesday, September 11, 2018
- Full time with occasional weekend/evening hours
- $15/hour, 40 hours/week

To Apply
Visit http://www.societyofmadphilanthropists.org/join/

Deadline to apply is Monday, July 30, 2018

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Communications Multimedia Intern

Posted:
Jul 17, 2018
Position Summary
This internship will give broad exposure to all areas of a thriving, world-class arts institution. This internship is unpaid and has a requirement of 10 hours per week. The Communications Multimedia Intern assists the Communications Department with graphic design work, coordinating video and photo shoots, gathering and distributing press materials, sending concert and event information for calendar listings, managing bulletin boards, and assisting with social media management. This is an excellent opportunity to bring skills and talent from the classroom and hit the ground running by creating content for a professional portfolio.

Job Responsibilities
- Digital file management, organization, and documentation
- Assist in resizing digital art files for different platforms
- Assist in producing the Fanfare Cincinnati Podcast
- Assist with updating web content - through a WYSIWYG or HTML
- Edit video content for social media
- Fulfill photo requests
- Archive digital files including photos, articles and videos
- Assist with social media content updating, scheduling and creation
- General clerical support for the Communications Department
- Attending department meetings and reporting on current projects
- Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications
- Ability to work a regular schedule consisting of up to 10 hours per week in office
- Excellent communication and organization skills
- Must have experience shooting or editing video/photos
- Must have experience with audio editing through Audacity, Adobe Audition, or Pro Tools
- Experience with Photoshop or Illustrator required
- Experience with a CMS (WordPress, Squarespace, Wix) or updating a blog a plus. HTML knowledge a bonus
- Knowledge of social media platforms or experience updating a Facebook Page
- Microsoft Office experience
- Knowledge of classical music a bonus, but not expected

About the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Comprised of the world’s finest musicians, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra aims to fulfill its mission: to seek and share inspiration. A cornerstone of the Cincinnati arts community, the CSO’s vision is to engage audiences and community better than any other orchestra in the world. The CSO, which also performs and records as the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, presents over 100 concerts and events annually.

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

To Apply
Please send cover letter and resume to hr@cincinnatisymphony.org. Please put “Communications Intern” in the subject line.

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Audience Engagement Intern – Fall 2018

Posted:
Jul 17, 2018
Position Summary
This internship will give broad exposure to all areas of a thriving, world-class arts institution. This internship is unpaid and has a requirement of 8-20 hours per week. Eight hours minimum is required. Thursday and Friday afternoon and weekend availability is strongly recommended.

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

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

About the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Comprised of the world’s finest musicians, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra aims to fulfill its mission: to seek and share inspiration. A cornerstone of the Cincinnati arts community, the CSO’s vision is to engage audiences and community better than any other orchestra in the world. The CSO, which also performs and records as the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, presents over 100 concerts and events annually.

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

To Apply
Please send cover letter and resume to hr@cincinnatisymphony.org. Please put “Audience Engagement Intern” in the subject line.

Pones

Grant Writer

Posted:
Jul 12, 2018
Overview
Pones is currently seeking a Grant Writer to help organize, write, and report on larger national and state grants, such as, NEA, Americans for the Arts, ArtPlace, and Impact100. The company’s mission is to provide artistic opportunities for community growth by creating engaging new ways for audiences to experience dance. For details on specific productions and programs please visit www.ponesinc.com.

Required Skills
The ideal candidate has experience and knowledge of Pones programming, structure, budget, competitive landscape, and other company details relevant to grant research and writing.
- Basic skills in grant writing, data collection, record keeping, and narrative, persuasive writing.
- Excellent grammar and strong research skills.
- Knowledge of the nonprofit's particular field.

Duties
- Maintain and update list of grant due dates. Pones already has the groundwork laid for identifying grants and has done extensive research on the grants that are a good fit for our programs, productions, and services.
- Establishing and maintaining personal contact and relationships with funders and program officers (depending upon grant type: in-person, e- mail, LOI) in conjunction with the Executive Director or Board Member.
- Keep account of record data - inform staff of needed statistics and survey information / Follow-up for Reports.
- Meet with Pones Executive Director and members to learn about the mission, vision, programs and needs.
- Write / Apply for the Grant.
- Update Pones Board of Directors and Executive Director on progress via calendar/dashboard/reports/one-pager.
- Additional projects/duties as mutually agreed upon with the Executive Director.

Hours
Hours are flexible, and most tasks for this position can be performed remotely, through digital communication, so the ideal candidate will need to be highly organized, self-motivated, and detail oriented. Pones can accommodate nearly any schedule and is seeking approximately 30 hrs. a month. This position will start in August 2017.The Grant Writer may be asked to attend applicable networking/professional development events in the community on behalf of Pones.

Pay
Ranging from $20-$25 an hour with a potential for commission based upon grant type and applicant experience. 6 months contract minimum with review process and weekly check-ins. If interested, please contact Kim Popa at kim@ponesinc.com.

Art Academy of Cincinnati

Director of Student Services

Posted:
Jul 12, 2018
The Art Academy of Cincinnati (AAC) invites applications for a full-time Director of Student Services position.

Description
The Director of Student Services (DDS) is the developer and coordinator of the student life experience at the Art Academy of Cincinnati (AAC), as well as an essential presence in AAC’s academic support services. The DSS is responsible for providing a positive and inclusive campus environment that prioritizes student success and safety and is responsible for providing advocacy and support for AAC students. The DSS is an active partner in the Academy’s educational enterprise and works collaboratively and creatively to establish a comprehensive living and learning environment that is reflective of the AAC’s mission and vision.

The DSS will serve as the primary point of contact and action for a variety of functional areas. This position offers unique opportunities for exposure to and development in a large variety of student services and perspectives.

This position is a full-time, exempt position with hours commonly set for Monday-Friday 9am-5pm. This position requires flexibility in schedule to accommodate special events and increased demand during certain periods of the semester. Applicants should be comfortable serving as an after-hour contact person for student issues and emergencies, and some occasional travel may be required. The position reports to the Vice President of Academic Affairs.

Responsibilities
- Design and offer programming and initiatives that support student success and inclusion to a campus of approximately 200 students
- Facilitate on-campus residence life for 48 students, including supervising two Resident Advisors, and coordinating residence life programming
- Coordinate Early Alert program, including primary intervention for students alerted for academic or social indicators
- Supervise AAC Ambassadors – current students serving as peer mentors and representatives of the AAC to the community
- Coordinate co-curricular programming, student activities, and student engagement opportunities
- Oversee Registered Student Organization (RSO) process
- Coordinate internship program, including serving as instructor of Professional Development course
- Serve as campus Primary Designated School Official (PDSO) for Department of Homeland Security SEVIS system
- Supervise on-campus tutoring program
- Manage and enforce student rights and responsibilities
- Serve as student advocate and primary point of contact for student complaints and grievances
- Serve as Title IX Coordinator and Campus Safety Official for CLERY and SaVE Act reporting
- Plan and coordinate annual commencement ceremony
- Design and implement New Student Orientation
- Coordinate all student employment positions, including Federal Work Study
- Promote community engagement
- Facilitate provision of accommodations for students with disabilities
- Supervise AAC Counseling Services
- Respond to and manage student crises as they occur and serve as contact in the event of a campus emergency
- Other duties and responsibility as assigned

Required Qualifications
- Bachelor’s degree
- Experience developing programs and activities in higher education setting
- Computer proficiencies with Mac and PC, Microsoft Office

Preferred Qualifications
- Master’s degree in student affairs, higher education leadership, or closely related field
- Demonstrated understanding of student development theories and retention strategies
- Background in college student advising, mentoring or leadership
- Experience or familiarity with Title IX legislation and compliance
- Supervisory experience

Successful candidates will have: demonstrated background in advising/mentoring college students; ability to coordinate multiple priorities with attention to detail and efficiency; commitment to positive interaction with faculty and staff; excellent interpersonal communication skills

To Apply
Please send a resume and cover letter to jobs@artacademy.edu.

The Carnegie

Operations and Events Associate

Posted:
Jul 12, 2018
Department: Administration; Full-time, Entry level Position
Position Reports to: Executive Director
Positions Supervised: Not applicable

Position Purpose
The Operations and Events Associate is a core member of The Carnegie’s Administrative team. Under the direction of the Executive Director, and in consultation with each department head, the Operations and Events Associate is responsible for the management and execution of all third-party rentals (theatre and gallery).  This position will manage The Carnegie’s infrastructure including technology, facility maintenance, and vendor relationships, so that the organization operates at full capability.

The Operations and Events Associate is responsible for the logistic management and execution of all Carnegie fundraising events including Suits That Rock, Art of Food, and MisCast.

The Operations and Events Associate is a core member of The Carnegie’s Administrative team. In this capacity, he/she will perform in the following areas:

Operations and Facility
The Operations and Events Associate manages the infrastructure, including technology, facility maintenance, and vendor relationships, so that the organization operates at full capability.
- Entry and management of events calendar.
- Coordinate and manage all outside facility vendors (elevator, HVAC, etc.).
- In collaboration with the Executive Director, schedule and manage facility repairs.
- Maintain accurate inventories of all facility needs (bar, cleaning, office, etc.).
- Ensure HVAC is scheduled for all needed programs and events.
- Ensure all spaces of The Carnegie and Lincoln Grant are in good condition for public use.

Rentals
The Operations and Events Associate provides first-line customer service to all interested third party rentals (theatre, gallery, Lincoln Grant)
- Field all inquiries about facility rentals.
- Schedule and administer facility walkthroughs with potential renters.
- Manage and administer rental contracts for all spaces.
- Coordinate and manage all Carnegie staff and outside vendor for event needs (ushers, bartenders, suits, valet, catering).
- Co-Manages, along with the Technical and Theatre Directors, the use of the Theatre by renters, presenters, and other users to ensure that the Theatre is prepared, maintained, and cleaned appropriately.

Development Events
The Operations and Events Associate produces MisCast, Art of Food and Suits That Rock.
- Coordinate all vendor needs for the events, including but not limited to, valet, catering, cleaning, ushers, staff assistance, and concessions.
- Support the acquisition and coordination of in-kind event donors.
- Works directly with the Box Office staff regarding ticketing.
- Serves as the point person to our marketing firm for needed items to produce direct mail pieces, programs, sponsorship acknowledgments, and promotional materials.
- Generates all acknowledgement letters.

Other duties as assigned

Qualifications
Education/Certification: High School diploma/GED required. College degree preferred.
Required Knowledge: Previous experience with office administration.
Preferred Computer Skills: Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, database management, cloud-based file storage.
Compensation: Compensation commensurate with experience plus four weeks of PTO, 75% of health and 90% dental paid for by The Carnegie.

To Apply
Please send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Kimberly Best at kbest@thecarnegie.com by Wednesday, August 1.

Intent and Function of Job Descriptions
All descriptions have been reviewed to ensure that only essential functions and basic duties have been included. Peripheral tasks, only incidentally related to each position, have been excluded. Requirements, skills, and abilities included have been determined to be the minimal standards required to successfully perform the positions. In no instance, however, should the duties, responsibilities and requirements delineated be interpreted as all-inclusive. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.

In accordance with the American with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose undue hardships as deemed appropriate.

Job descriptions are not intended as and do not create employment contracts. The organization maintains its status as an at-will employer. Employees can be terminated for any reason not prohibited by law.

Cincinnati Museum Center

Exhibits Maintenance Manager

Posted:
Jul 11, 2018
Reports to: Exhibit Production
Department: Exhibits
FLSA Status: FT/Exempt

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

Position Overview
Plans and completes ongoing maintenance for all elements of all permanent exhibits within the three museums of Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) at Union Terminal and other locations as deemed necessary, ensuring and/or providing emergency and ad hoc maintenance during all public and private open museum hours.

Responsibilities and Duties
- Plans, facilitates, and completes maintenance and upkeep of all permanent CMC exhibits lighting systems, displays, and equipment.
- Repairs, upgrades, and troubleshoots all electronic elements of all permanent CMC exhibits.
- Repairs, upgrades, and troubleshoots all lighting systems and lighting elements of permanent CMC exhibits, including bulbs and lamps.
- Repairs and maintains all of CMC's pneumatic, plumbing, hydraulic, electrical and mechanical exhibits equipment.
- Ensures that all work is completed in compliance with OSHA and all other safety standards and requirements.
- Schedules and completes preventive maintenance of CMC's permanent exhibits, regularly presenting accurate, museum standard records and/or logs of maintenance activities to the Exhibits Department using CMC's selected maintenance system.
- Trains CMC floor staff in operation and basic troubleshooting of permanent exhibits components and equipment.
- Serves as first response for any emergency repairs to CMC permanent exhibits during public museum hours and private event hours.
- Manages and completes all purchasing for the budget for annual maintenance, repairs, and preventative upgrades to CMC permanent exhibits, working with suppliers to minimize costs of supplies (e.g., lamps, parts, electronics) and equipment.
- Collaborates with CMC staff to ensure that all Collections artifacts, specimens, etc. within CMC's permanent exhibits are displayed securely, safely, and in accordance with required lighting and climatic conditions.
- Works with CMC museums' floor staff, museum directors, and Exhibits Department to strategically execute ongoing maintenance, repairs, and proactive refurbishes and upgrades to permanent exhibits.
- Advises on work groups overseeing the upgrade and renovation of Union Terminal's permanent exhibits.
- Assists with and works on exhibits relocation and fabrication projects in connection with restoration of Union Terminal.
- Assists Exhibits Department with installation and de-installation of temporary CMC exhibits in changing exhibits galleries as requested.
- During periods when maintenance responsibilities are curtailed (e.g., exhibit closures or periods with light maintenance needs), assists the Exhibits Department with fabrication projects related to external contract projects and/or other internal exhibits related projects.
- Performs other duties as requested or assigned.

Qualifications and Experience
- Requires a candidate with a minimum of three (3) years of experience or equivalent educational and/or vocational training in a combination of the fields of construction, electrical wiring, and mechanical equipment maintenance. Strong knowledge of ALL of these fields is required.
- Extensive experience with programming, operation, and repair of exhibit and/or stage lighting and associated systems.
- Extensive experience with programming, operation, and systems maintenance (e.g., updating, and strategic upgrading) of PC and Mac format computers and their associated software, hardware, and applications.
- Extensive experience with programming, operation, and strategic maintenance and upgrading of all exhibit-related A/V equipment (e.g., players, displays, projectors, message signs, controllers, closed circuit cameras).
- Training and experience in use of 19' and 26' scissor lifts and fork lift (operational certifications are preferred).
- Previous experience in exhibits, museums, and theater, nonprofits, and trade shows preferred.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Knowledge of electrical codes and building codes.
- Ability to read and work from building plans, scaled designs, and construction drawings.
- Ability to fabricate using a table saw, band saw, panel saw, chop saw, planer, jointer, sander, and grinder, and experience with prepping and applying a wide variety of finishes on wood, metal, plastics.
- Abilities in fabrication, painting, exhibits design, and carpentry.
- Authentic passion for facilitating engaging informal learning, superb visitor experience, and creativity in exhibit maintenance and presentation in a dynamic nonprofit environment.
- Affinity for collaborative and gregarious interaction with all CMC staff, visitors, and vendors.
- Knowledge of sculpting, welding, mold and model making, and the ability to operate 3D printers and multi-axis CNC routers a plus.
- Must be able to problem solve, strategize, and adapt quickly, safely, and responsively with fullest commitment to facilitating superb visitor experience and inspiring CMC staff's confidence in the quality and reliability of permanent exhibits.

Working Conditions
Positions works primarily in a workshop environment. Maintenance Manager responds by phone, and if necessary in person to staff-identified emergencies on weekends and holidays, engaging an appropriate backup point if unavailable outside of standard working hours. Must be able to lift 70 pounds and have ability to walk, stoop, crawl into tight spaces, and climb ladders Must wear safety equipment including but not limited to safety goggles, respirators, and safety harnesses are required.

To Apply
Visit https://goo.gl/WCtsGK

-EOE-
We are an equal opportunity employer

ArtsWave

Part-Time Staff Accountant

Posted:
Jul 9, 2018
ArtsWave is seeking a part-time Staff Accountant to provide accounting support to the organization. Reporting to the Controller, the primary responsibilities of this position will be monthly and year-end close and reconciling account balances to detail. These responsibilities are estimated at 10-15 hours per week. Leading candidates will pay outstanding attention to detail, have excellent interpersonal skills, have an ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, work independently, and thrive in a fast-paced environment.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities
- Prepare and post monthly standard and nonstandard journal entries
- Reconcile month end general ledger balances, such as cash and pledge receivable, with detail
- Interact with other staff, banking personnel and donors to resolve reconciling items
- Oversee proper recording of stock gifts and charitable gift annuities
- Prepare materials required by auditor
- Provide assistance in preparation of annual tax Form 990
- Maintain various detail schedules for pledge write offs, investment market values and classifications, and fixed assets
- Complete tasks with accuracy and timeliness
- Help with special projects as needed
- Attend and assist at ArtsWave’s events, including occasional weekends and evenings, as necessary

Position Requirements
- Bachelor’s degree in accounting with a minimum of 1 to 2 years’ experience
- Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
- Understanding of accounting and data base software applications
- Possess a natural attention to detail
- Proven ability to work in a team environment and to communicate both verbally and in writing
- Commitment to the vision, mission and values of ArtsWave

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

To Apply
Send resume and cover letter to devin.davidson@artswave.org by July 27th. Please use the words "Staff Accountant" in the Subject line. No calls, please. Applicants selected for interviews will be contacted by ArtsWave and asked to provide references and salary requirements.

Contemporary Arts Center

Grant Manager

Posted:
Jul 9, 2018
The Contemporary Arts Center is seeking a candidate to fill our Grant Manager position.

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

Overview
The Grant Manger is responsible for developing and writing all grant proposals to foundations and other grant-making organizations, and will persuasively communicate the Contemporary Art Center’s (CAC) mission and programs to potential funders as well as reporting fiscal and program information from staff regarding existing grants for reporting and proposal purposes.

Reporting to the Chief of Development, the Grant Manager will assemble and submit grant requests, establish and maintain personal contact and relationships with foundation contacts, conduct prospect research, and maintain a calendar of submissions and other deadlines to meet revenue goals.   Schedule must be flexible as evening hours are needed for occasional CAC development related events.  This position is full time.

Major Responsibilities
- Responsible for conducting the full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals and reports to foundation, government, community fund, private and corporate sources
- Responsible for writing proposals for both unrestricted operating revenue and restricted projects
- Responsible for submitting timely and accurate reports for all existing grant funded projects
- Perform prospect research to identify new revenue sources on foundations, government, community fund, private and corporate sources to evaluate prospects for corporate and foundation grants and follow through with applications
- Work with finance to gather information necessary to report to funders on current grant programs. Comply with all grant reporting as required by funders
- Provide stewardship to current donors ensuring prompt acknowledgement of foundation gifts
- Establish and maintain personal contact and relationships with foundation contacts and program officers
- Make appointments for Chief of Development and Director with foundation officers and other prospects, arrange for onsite tours for supporters (foundation officers, foundation trustees)
- Maintain current records in database and in paper files, including grant tracking and reporting
- Track statistics relevant to development and provide department with written materials necessary for donor stewardship (visitor number and diversity, educational program attendance, etc.)
- Providing writing support for major donor and individual contribution letters, annual fund letters and acknowledgements.
- Assist with other fundraising projects as requested
- Other duties as assigned

Organizational Responsibilities
The Contemporary Arts Center is committed to the Donor Bill of Rights and to being a donor centered organization.

The Contemporary Arts Center is committed to protecting the privacy of our donors and prospective supporters.

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.

Knowledge and Skills
- Strong written communication skills; ability to write clear, structured, articulate, and persuasive proposals
- Strong editing skills
- Attention to detail
- Ability to meet deadlines
- Knowledge of fundraising information sources
- Experience with proposal writing and institutional donors
- Knowledge of basic fundraising techniques and strategies
- Knowledge and familiarity with research techniques for fundraising prospect research
- Outstanding grammar skills
- Ability to monitor and meet revenue goals
- Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

Qualifications
The successful candidate will be able to craft funding proposals in a clear and compelling manner. Excellent writing, analytical, and research skills are essential. Candidates must be self-motivated, detail oriented, highly-organized, and have experience using online databases and other sources to locate biographical, financial, and philanthropic information. A high level of computer literacy required, including familiarity with prospect management and Foundation Center databases. Candidates must possess an ability to work well under pressure and the ability to seek and synthesize information and communicate in a compelling and succinct form. Prior experience with data analytics preferred. A solid understanding of budgets as they relate to proposals and grants, a Bachelor’s degree, and 3 -5 years of relevant experience are required.

Application Process
Please send cover letter and resume by July 30, 2018 to:

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

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

The Contemporary Arts Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

Events Coordinator

Posted:
Jul 9, 2018
Reports to: Development Director
Status: Full-Time
Compensation: Entry Level, Salaried

About the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
The Cincinnati Shakespeare Company (CSC) is a resident ensemble theatre company bringing Shakespeare and the Classics to life for audiences of all ages. Producing year-round, CSC executes up to 10 main stage productions, 6 touring productions, and several additional events per season.

Position Overview
The Events Coordinator will plan and coordinate the production of events and execute all events that take place at The Otto M. Budig Theater located at 12th and Elm in Cincinnati’s historic Over the Rhine neighborhood. In addition, the Events Coordinator will provide a high level of logistic support to the Event Producer for the annual fundraising gala.

In addition to being a master of logistics, having a keen eye for design, and creating a welcoming environment for event guests and theater patrons, the Events Coordinator will be the point of contact for external vendors that service events and will collaborate with internal Company departments that support the event.

Primary Duties
- Scheduling events on the Company calendar
- Enrolling support from departments that need to be involved
- Coordinating internal and external vendors that will service the event
- Coordinating and participating in set-up and break-down of events
- Oversee each event from beginning to end ensuring clients receive the highest standard of customer service
- Ensure events meet the objectives of the client’s intended purpose

The Events Coordinator will flourish in a fast-paced environment, collaborate cross-functionally, possess strong project management skills, be comfortable with physical labor, and able to work irregular hours including early mornings, evenings and weekends.

This is a forward facing role and the Events Coordinator must be able to communicate effectively, with enthusiasm, and a positive attitude to build strong relationships with vendors, guests and patrons, high profile donors, and co-workers and volunteers.

This is a full-time entry-level position with an average workweek of 45 hours. Some weeks will require 60 hours of work and others only 30. Flexing time is permitted during high volume event periods. On non-event days, the Events Coordinator is expected to work during regular business hours.

Qualifications
Required Skills
- One-two years of experience coordinating or supporting event operations. Experience with events as a college student qualifies
- Demonstrated ability to provide exceptional customer service to all parties involved
- An eye for design and an ability to create cohesive, world-class event aesthetic
- Ability to negotiate with vendors and source services ensuring events are on time and on budget
- Must have strong organization and project management skills with an ability to manage logistics and multiple events happening simultaneously
- Must be able to lift 30lbs, bend, kneel, climb stairs and small ladders, and remain on one’s feet for extended periods of time
- Ability to take direction and guidance, and produce events that are not your own design
- Must be well versed with Microsoft Excel, Outlook, and shared Calendars and network
- Flexibility and willingness to work irregular hours and have irregular workloads
- An Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in a related field is preferred

Preferred Skills
- Hospitality and customer service experience
- Experience working in a performing arts or entertainment environment
- Arts Administration experience is a plus

A successful candidate will also possess the following attributes:
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Effective listening and problem-solving skills
- Ability to thrive and adapt in a fast-paced, detail-oriented environment
- Self-sufficient while also a collaborative team player
- Enthusiasm, integrity, and positive energy
- Ability to stay calm, communicate tactfully, and remain poised under pressure
- A sense of humor

Hiring Timeline
A comprehensive job description with responsibilities outlined in greater detail can be requested before applying. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt, and interviews will begin immediately.

To Apply
Send your resume and cover letter to Development Director, Joeliene Magoto joeliene.magoto@cincyshakes.com.

CSC is proudly pluralistic and committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding individuals. CSC actively seeks applications from qualified candidates who enhance the diversity of its work force.

Greenacres Arts Center

Arts Educator

Posted:
Jul 5, 2018
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. Our ideal candidate will be passionate about the Mission of Greenacres and our values. They will have a firm grasp of the musical classical arts as well as a desire to give back to the community through education. 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 are added. By encouraging the integration of Arts in K–12 education, STEM becomes the STEAM to power a better world.

If you love Art, 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.

Do you have what it takes?
- 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 visual arts training and specific training in arts 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

To Apply
Applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to HR@green-acres.org.

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

Greenacres Arts Center

Music Educator

Posted:
Jul 5, 2018
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. Our ideal candidate will be passionate about the Mission of Greenacres and our values. They will have a firm grasp of the musical classical arts as well as a desire to give back to the community through education. 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 are added. By encouraging the integration of Arts in K–12 education, STEM becomes the STEAM to power a better world.

If you love Music, 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.

Do you have what it takes?
- 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 singing and/or instrumental training and specific training in music 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

To Apply
Applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to HR@green-acres.org.

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

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Patron Services Representative

Posted:
Jul 3, 2018
Position Summary
The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra is seeking a part-time Patron Service Representative to serve as the first line of communication between our patrons and the organization. Successful candidates will be professional, personable and patron service oriented individuals who show great attention to detail in a fast-paced environment, an interest in classical music and will share the overall organizational vision of delivering unparalleled concert experiences and deepening patron engagement.

Responsibilities
- Assist patrons in person, over the phone, and at concerts with superior patron service
- Learn and manage a great deal of information about concerts, events and promotions in order to best answer patrons’ questions pleasantly, confidently, and efficiently
- Resolve issues in a prompt manner while maintaining high standards of quality and precision
- Help increase patron engagement, ticket sales and donations by suggesting additional ticket purchases and/or adding on donations with purchase
- Assist other departments with projects
- Other duties as required

Qualifications
- Box office/sales experience
- Excellent computer skills
- Patron service and communication skills
- Flexibility and willingness to continually learn new things
- Knowledge of classical music helpful
- Flexibility with scheduling and ample availability

Shifts are from 9:45am-1:45pm and 1:30pm-5:15pm Monday through Saturday. In addition, weekly concert shifts are required and occur at the following times:
- Friday mornings (8:45am through intermission)
- Friday and Saturday evenings (approximately 5:00pm through intermission)
- Sunday matinees and evenings (11:45am through intermission or 4:45pm through intermission)

To Apply
Please send cover letter and resume to: hr@cincinnatisymphony.org
Please put “PSR” in the subject line.

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

Bartender

Posted:
Jul 3, 2018
Reports to: Bar Manager
Start Date: July 9, 2018

About the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
The Cincinnati Shakespeare Company (CSC) is a resident ensemble theatre company bringing Shakespeare and the Classics to life for audiences of all ages. Producing year-round, CSC executes up to 10 main stage productions, 6 touring productions, and several additional events per season.

Position Overview
Cincinnati Shakespeare Company seeks bar staff to provide exceptional service to patrons during the company’s 25th Anniversary season.

Preferred skills include:
- Knowledge of standard bar POS systems, Cash handling, and Customer Service as well as basic computer operations.
- Experience working in a Bar environment.
- Ability to communicate and work well with others in a high-volume and fast-paced environment.
- Age 21 or over required

Responsibilities
- World Class hospitality serving patrons efficiently to maintain minimum wait time.
- Managing cash and credit, accounting for bar drawer balance before and after every shift.
- Restock bar and concessions when necessary.
- Stay in compliance with standard operation procedures.
- Maintain bar in accordance with the rules of the State of Ohio Division of Liquor Control.

The ideal candidate:
- Feels confident that they can provide the patrons of Cincinnati Shakespeare Company in the brand new Otto M. Budig Theater with the highest level of customer service experience.
- Thrives in an extremely fast-paced environment and can process information on the fly.
- Possesses an innate curiosity and willingness to learn.
- Enjoys working collaboratively but also takes initiative to work independently.
- Some knowledge and passion of Shakespeare and theater a plus.

Hiring Timeline
Applications accepted until the position is filled.

To Apply
Please submit a cover letter, résumé, and three references to Lettie Van Hemert, Managing Director (lettie.vanhemert@cincyshakes.com) with “Bartender” in the subject line. No phone calls please.

Equal Opportunity Employer
CSC is proudly pluralistic and committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding men and women. CSC actively seeks nominations of applications from qualified individuals, from the broadest possible community, and is interested in receiving applications from individuals who enhance the diversity of its work force.

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Systems Support Manager

Posted:
Jun 27, 2018
Position Summary
The Systems Support Manager will be responsible for oversight of all information technology systems, equipment and processes. They will assist with all day-to-day information technology operations, including functional support for all technology equipment, software and systems. The Systems Support Manager will work with management staff to determine and implement specific technical needs and priorities within the organization. They are responsible for maintaining a dynamic knowledge base of technical solutions to ensure that the organization's IT infrastructure is as efficient and productive as possible.

Information Technology Leadership
- Takes an active role in identifying issues or areas of technological inefficiency and recommending and implementing solutions.
- Provides leadership in strengthening internal communications with staff at all levels throughout the organization while creating and promoting a positive and supportive work environment.
- Respects confidentiality in discussing staff, volunteer and organizational matters; also maintains confidentiality of organization, project, fiscal and personnel related information.
- Maintains a thorough knowledge of the organization and adheres to all organizational standards.
- Implements new software and technologies, including the training of employees and management staff.
- Provides guidance for problems and questions.

Information Technology Operations
- Manages and maintains all systems applications including but not limited to Windows, Microsoft Office 365 and Tessitura.
- Ensures the availability, continuity and security of data and information.
- Manages network operations to include: troubleshooting connectivity problems for workstations, networks, software applications, VoIP phones, copiers and other technologies; installing and maintaining routers; adding/terminating users; assigning rights and access; resetting passwords; establishing email addresses; assessing and reporting operational status; performing backups and restores, etc.
- Uses Programming techniques and scripting languages to automate this installing of software and software maintenance in a production environment. Manages and maintains the PDQ Inventory database of all I.T. assets. 
- Presents and implements technology alternatives to streamline functions and improve productivity.
- Be responsible for providing access to the computer network, implementing new programs, and solving network problems. 
- Assess the needs of our employees, develop installation plans for access to the network, and coordinated with various departments to arrange installation and ensured that plans are implemented.

Support Responsibilities
- Takes the lead in providing a high level of prompt customer service and answer user inquiries regarding computer software,  hardware operation, VoIP telephony systems, wireless networking integration  and software applications.
- Oversees the updating of workstations when needed e.g. Windows updates, upgrades, new hardware and software installation and support.
- Coordinates with Director of Information Technology to maintain maximum support coverage of hardware/ software issues.
- Diagnoses and resolves day to day operations issues including High Priority/Mission Critical IT issues outside of normal business hours (on call).
- Develops training materials and procedures and/or train users in the proper use of hardware and software.
- Assists with assigned user account administration and file rights management.
- Maintains and expands knowledge of hardware and software systems.
- Responds to system operational problems (on call).

Technical Responsibilities
- Manages the Help Desk requests that are received via the Help Desk, Phone, by Email and in person. Opens tickets when not received via the help desk and continually update ticket status and time spent.
- Sets up equipment for employee use, performs or ensures proper installation of networking, computer and telephone systems, and appropriate software.
- Experience with SQL databases is desirable
- Monitors and updates Anti-Virus software and other updates to software and they become available.
- Sets up, monitors and works with the vendors to support our Voice over IP (VoIP) telephony system.
- Works on various on-going or long term projects such as migration, new software roll-outs, and other configuration changes that require longer periods of time to complete.
- Other duties as assigned.

Reporting Relationship
The Systems Support Manager reports to the Director of Information Technology.

Qualifications
- Experience in computer systems support work is preferred. 
- High school diploma or equivalent required.  A two year degree in computer science or networking is preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.
- Working knowledge of the practices, principles, and techniques of computer operation; of computer software and hardware; of information security policies and procedures; of local area networks; and of the management of end users expectations required. 
- In depth knowledge of the Windows desktops platforms (Windows 7, Windows 8) as well as a solid grounding in the various Office Applications is critical. 
- Some knowledge of wireless network integration and Voice over IP (VoIP) is desirable. 
- Skill in the use, support and repair of computers and printers is required. 
- The use of applicable programs and systems, in troubleshooting systems, is a daily requirement. 
- Ability to help users with the use of all technology. 
- Knowledge of diagnostic tools for problem detection and resolution, experience with disk imaging and automatic software distribution tools is also preferred.

About the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra 
Comprised of the world’s finest musicians, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra aims to fulfill its mission: to seek and share inspiration. A cornerstone of the Cincinnati arts community, the CSO’s vision is to engage audiences and community better than any other orchestra in the world. The CSO, which also performs and records as the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, presents over 100 concerts and events annually.
As one of the oldest symphony orchestras in the United States, the CSO has achieved international critical acclaim and an operating budget that consistently places it among America’s top 10 orchestras. The CSO serves as an ambassador for Greater Cincinnati to the world through national and international tours and an extensive Grammy-winning recording catalog, with over 10 million recordings sold worldwide. The success of the CSO is predicated by its values: it is an orchestra determined for greatness and committed to experimentation that serves as Cincinnati’s ambassador to the world and remains devoted to the Cincinnati community.   

Please send cover letter and resume to:
hr@cincinnatisymphony.org
Please put “Systems Support Manager” in the subject line.

Skystone Partners

Marketing Coordinator

Posted:
Jun 27, 2018
Opportunity
Skystone Partners is looking for an experienced marketing professional to tell the story of this on-the-move, national philanthropic consulting firm and grow with the expanding business. This is a strategic position that requires a service-oriented and adept communicator who can manage multiple communication channels and the brand of this  fast paced, growing consulting firm, sharing the brand story and successes in a dynamic and compelling way. 
  
Company
Skystone Partners is a well-recognized, national philanthropic consulting firm with headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio. Clients are not limited to, but include: arts and cultural organizations, such as museums, zoos, symphony orchestras, and ballets; hospitals; schools and universities; national fraternities and sororities and numerous foundations and civic non-profit organizations. It provides clients a broad range of innovative and exceptional fundraising solutions. The culture and working style are collegial with a high value in working closely for a common purpose – excellence in client service.           

Position
This position reports to the President and CEO of the firm with strategic direction from the firm’s marketing consultant. It is a part-time position, with the possibility for full-time employment and advancement as workload and results warrant. Responsibilities include: coordination and management of all Skystone Partners communications and marketing activities, with special emphasis on creating and managing the brand in the form of digital and social media content. This person will have responsibility for coordinating and developing the firm’s marketing and communications channels to generate new leads and promote the firm’s brand. This new member of the firm will contribute to the collegiality and positive culture of the firm.  

Candidate
- An undergraduate degree in marketing or communications plus a minimum of 1-3 years of professional marketing and communications experience required. 
- 1-3 years of experience at an agency or in a marketing and communications department managing corporate or brand communications and social media preferred.
- A keen understanding of and experience utilizing web content management systems, Google analytics, Google Adwords and Facebook Ads Manager.
- Experience utilizing email distribution and social media management tools.
- Possesses a good energy level; motivated to succeed and grow with the business.
- Able to prioritize, stay focused, be productive in stressful situations with multiple deadlines. 
- A good self-manager; takes pride in work and holds self to high standards.
- Intelligent, insightful, a quick study; brings good judgment, and expertise to build on.
- Responsible, confident, and creative with a high degree of integrity, a positive attitude and good sense of humor. 
- Experience with and interest in fundraising and philanthropy as a donor, a volunteer or a staff member. 

Compensation
Attractive compensation and time-off package accompanies this position. 

Contact
For confidential consideration, email your resume to marketingcoord@skystonepartners.com.
 

Contemporary Arts Center

PT Visitor Experience Associate

Posted:
Jun 27, 2018
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 answer 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.
- Perform 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 conscious of other CAC programs, exhibition needs and CAC policies and procedures.

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

Application Process
Please send cover letter and resume by July 10, 2018 to:

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

Also, application materials can be emailed to hc@contemporaryartscenter.org.  Please, no phone calls.  

The Contemporary Arts Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Visionaries + Voices

Part-Time Retail Associate

Posted:
Jun 20, 2018
Established in 2003, Visionaries + Voices is a non-profit organization that provides exhibition opportunities, studio space, supplies, and support to more than 125 visual artists with disabilities. V+V artists actively contribute to the greater arts community through creative, educational, and strategic partnerships with local and regional artists, schools, and business leaders. V+V opened it's Visionarium, a Progressive Learning Studio and Retail Shop, in Fall 2017 to serve as another platform to sell work, teach classes, and engage with artists of all ages and abilities. Collectively, we are growing a more inclusive arts community in Greater Cincinnati.

Visionarium is looking for a compassionate creative with excellent interpersonal skills to join our diverse community of working artists. The ideal candidate has an understanding of V+V and its mission, a passion for local art, and experience in a retail setting. Experience working with people with disabilities is a plus, but not required.

This position works closely with the Visionarium Manager to oversee the retail function of Visionarium and prepare for programming in our arts education space.

Primary tasks include:
- Making sure inventory is replenished and artfully arranged
- Ringing out customers who would like to make a purchase
- Checking in guests who have registered for classes
- Serving as a representative of Visionaries + Voices to all visitors of Visionarium
- General store upkeep (sweeping, locking up the shop, etc.)
- Preparing supplies + arranging furniture for classes/events
- Creating unique decorations for special events such as birthday parties
- Working alongside artists and staff from V+V's studios in Northside and Tri-County to complete organization-wide projects
- Documenting classes while they're in session

Compensation + Benefits
- $10/hour, 15 hours/week
- Employee Discount, 30%

To Apply
Please email your resume, cover letter, and availability to jlipovsky@visionariesandvoices.com

Rookwood Pottery

Digital & Content Specialist

Posted:
Jun 20, 2018
Overview
This person will report to the Marketing Analyst to curate and create digital-first content strategy in developing, testing, and implementing analytic-driven approaches to reach and engage target audiences. This includes working hand-in-hand with marketing to execute strategic advertising, communications, and marketing campaigns - building a brand image largely across the digital space and understanding how these pieces can come together as they lead social media, content strategy, online technology, and more.

Responsibilities
- Develop compelling, impactful, and data-driven content to build and maintain the website, social media, and other online platforms and using audience analytics, SEO, and social listening to drive content.
- Coordinate PPC and display advertising (including retargeting and prospecting) and paid search campaigns.
- Execute scalable and automated email campaigns (via triggers, dynamic content, etc.) that drive self-serve purchases, lead generation, and lead nurturing.
- Support multichannel objectives and strategy to increase conversion rate optimization, report performance of campaigns against goals (CPA), and measure key performance indicators (KPI).
- Stay up to date on best practices and current trends on content marketing, measurement and digital marketing strategy.

Requirements
- Creative, out of the box thinker who possesses an entrepreneurial spirit
- Solid writing and communications skills
- Strong organizational and management abilities, including project management and goal setting
- Has a sense of urgency, results oriented, and a demonstrated ability to produce
- Experience in ecommerce and/or online marketing
- Background in Marketing and/or IT preferred

Technology Aptitudes
- PPC, SEO and Affiliate programmers
- Microsoft Excel, Google Analytics, CRM, and CMS systems
- Experience with Adobe Suite

To Apply
Please visit https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/734026197/

CET

Events Assistant

Posted:
Jun 19, 2018
Location: CET in Cincinnati
Department: Development
Classification: Non-Exempt

Summary
This position reports to the Manager of Events and has responsibility for assisting with various duties that are related to preparing for and executing events, primarily the annual five days auction and the one night gala. Data base work, overseeing the volunteer corps, telephone work associated with donations, and generating various reports are also elements of the job.

Key Duties
- Assist the Events Manager with the organization and coordination of CET activities and events as assigned, primarily including (but not limited to) the annual Action Auction and Live! On CET.
- Assume responsibility for contacting a select list of major donors and sponsors to secure their participation in the Auction and LIVE! On CET.
- Handle appropriate maintenance and the processing/updating of database records and forms.
- Collaborate with Auction staff, CET staff, and volunteers on Auction procedures, including donor and item entry, reports, and distribution of processed donor forms and information.
- Maintain a directory of volunteers, in conjunction with other departments, who assist with CET activities and events.
- Work cooperatively with volunteers to assure that their experience with CET is pleasant and positive.
- Cover the CET Receptionist position during lunch at least once per week.
- Engage in events related tasks that may arise from time to time that may be assigned by the Manager of Events or required by other staff members of volunteers.
- Be in attendance at select events and assist with set-up and tear-down of event venues.

Qualifications
- Possess excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work cohesively with individuals from all backgrounds.
- Possess a wide variety of office skills, and have strong knowledge and experience with  Microsoft Office products, specifically Word, Excel, and Power Point.
- Be naturally detail-oriented and possess strong organizational skills.
- Must have experience in the non-profit sector, either as an employee or as a volunteer.
- Can be available and willing to work a flexible schedule during event projects, which will require some evening and weekend hours.
- Have the ability to lift objects weighing up to 25 lbs.
- Have a high school diploma or equivalent. Baccalaureate degree preferred.
- Prior work experience in a customer service role is strongly desired.
- Ability to maintain a professional but friendly demeanor in person and on the telephone is essential.
- Educational events courses and/or practical events experience would be a valuable plus.

To Apply
If interested and qualified for this position, please send resume and cover letter to hr@cetconnect.org

Public Media Connect is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Community Engagement & Diversity Manager

Posted:
Jun 18, 2018
Position Summary
The Community Engagement & Diversity Manager is responsible for fostering strong community partnerships and programs aimed at addressing a wide range of shared community goals and needs in and around Cincinnati, while developing raised community awareness of and stronger affinity for the Orchestra. Reporting to the Director of Education & Community Engagement, the Manager develops and executes programs that utilize CSO musicians and resources towards enhancing the vibrancy of Cincinnati neighborhoods, creating cross-cultural understanding, promoting diversity and inclusion, and highlighting existing community assets such as artists, organizations and venues through creative collaborations.

The Manager’s goals are achieved through several core programs including CSO Neighborhood Connection residency, the Multicultural Awareness Council (MAC), Classical Roots, MAC Open Door Concerts, One City, and CSO in Your Neighborhood. The manager will also be responsible for informing, researching, and executing future opportunities that serve the Orchestra’s evolving strategic priorities. This position is a key public-facing representative of the CSO and Cincinnati Pops who maintains relationships with a wide range of external constituents. The Manager must be an effective project manager and organizer, a strong communicator, and a detail-oriented planner/administrator who is comfortable in a fast-paced, high performance work environment.

Duties and Responsibilities
- Develop, plan and execute neighborhood, community and inclusion based arts initiatives in collaboration with community partner organizations, CSO musicians, and local artists
    - Develop and manage “CSO Neighborhood Connection” residency program in select Cincinnati neighborhoods
    - Plan and execute Classical Roots Artist-in-Residence program
    - Identify, connect with and recruit potential programming partners with whom to collaborate on residencies and other community projects
    - Engage a wide range of community members in identifying local community goals and determining ways in which the orchestra can help address them through music programs
    - Remain highly responsive to a variety of music programming needs and preferences from a wide range of community constituent groups; mobilize CSO resources to meet needs when appropriate
    - Plan and execute other community-based music events
- Serve as lead staff liaison for the CSO Multicultural Awareness Council (MAC), a branch of the Cincinnati Symphony Volunteer Association
    - Meet and communicate regularly with MAC leadership and volunteers to support MAC goals and initiatives
    - Support MAC chairs and committee in recruiting volunteers who are passionate about diversity in classical music, and work with Volunteer Manager to ensure onboarding, training and retention
    - Communicate regularly with MAC volunteers to sustain engagement and share information about CSO programs and volunteer opportunities
    - Support MAC leadership in planning and execution of MAC special events including post-concert receptions, meet-ups, and community performances
    - Coordinate Nouveau Award nomination and selection process with MAC leadership
- Coordinate activities of Clergy Advisory Committee in support of Classical Roots program
- Lead and coordinate collaborations with Marketing, Communications and Data Management staff to ensure effective print, digital, web, and social media marketing content/delivery, communications and ticketing for all community engagement events and programs
- Collaborate with Operations staff to plan production support for events, as needed
- Develop and deploy evaluation tools to measure impact and output of all programs; analyze and interpret data and feedback to inform future work
- Maintain current records of community engagement activity and musician services using orchestra and patron management databases
- Communicate regularly with Orchestra members to share community engagement musician personnel needs and confirm event details/logistics
- Attend and/or ensure adequate administrative staffing needs are met for frequent night and weekend activities
- Other duties as assigned

Candidate Requirements
- Bachelor’s degree in music performance/education, arts management, community development related fields or equivalent professional experience required
- Minimum of 2 years of experience working in a community engagement role; similar orchestra administration or arts related community engagement preferred
- Knowledge of symphonic music, basic orchestra operations knowledge, and experience working with professional musicians preferred
- Demonstrated ability to develop strong partnerships with community organizations
- Excellent written and verbal communication, organizational, and administrative skills
- Ability to independently advance multiple projects and programs simultaneously by determining and managing workflow, timelines, and budgets with accuracy and enthusiasm
- Must be able to work evenings and weekends as required for community engagement programs and must have access to reliable transportation to a wide variety of work locations.
- Must be a strong internal collaborator who actively seeks to leverage CSO staff and resources to help maximize program effectiveness

About the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Comprised of the world’s finest musicians, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra aims to fulfill its mission: to seek and share inspiration. A cornerstone of the Cincinnati arts community, the CSO’s vision is to engage audiences and community better than any other orchestra in the world. The CSO, which also performs and records as the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, presents over 100 concerts and events annually.

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

To Apply
Please send cover letter and resume to: hr@cincinnatisymphony.org Please put “Community Engagement Manager” in the subject line.

Ursuline Academy of Cincinnati

Business Office Bookkeeper

Posted:
Jun 18, 2018
Ursuline Academy of Cincinnati is an independent, college-preparatory Catholic high school for young women in grades 9-12 founded in 1896 by the Ursuline Sisters of Brown County, Ohio. Ursuline offers a rigorous curriculum specifically designed to prepare the student for college and beyond through the Merici Model of Education, a uniquely student-centered approach to learning. UA provides a culture where students are empowered to learn through their choices.

Job Description
The Bookkeeper will post financial transactions from source documents, create reports, maintain subsidiary ledgers, assist with budget preparation, and provide “customer service” to our constituents. All employees support and promote the mission, vision, and core values of Ursuline Academy.

The Bookkeeper reports to the Director of Finance and works closely with the other members of the Business Office, administration and faculty. This position is hourly and full-time.

Major responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
- Accounts payable through 1099s and W-2Gs.
- Routine tuition inquiries, daily maintenance of tuition accounts using online service, monthly posting. Set up of new accounts and other tuition responsibilities as required.
- Verification, preparation, and/or posting of receipts.
- Credit card management and posting.
- Assistance with budget preparation, input, and routine internal budget v. actual reports.
- Petty cash reconciliation and replenishment.
- “Customer service” to parents, employees, student clubs, and parent associations.
- Routine filing.
- Special projects as assigned.
- Other reasonable duties of the Business Office as required.

Candidate Qualifications
- Strong analytical abilities and communication skills.
- Desire to learn and work collaboratively, as part of a team.
- Thoughtful attention to accuracy and meeting deadlines.
- Expertise in Microsoft Office, and ability to learn and make best use of systems.
- Commitment to keeping information confidential as required.

Training and Development
Ursuline is an educational institution and we are committed to continuing personal and professional growth in terms of what you do and how you participate in the work of the Business Office. We will provide feedback and training opportunities. Candidate must be willing to improve skills through training as requested to satisfy Business Office needs.

Position is available in July. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Please email resume and cover letter by Monday, July 9, 2018 to:

Catherine Valentine
Director of Finance, Ursuline Academy
cvalentine@ursulineacademy.org

Educational Theatre Association (EdTA)

Development Associate, Annual Giving

Posted:
Jun 15, 2018
Department: Development
Supervisor: Director of Development
FLSA Status: Full Time, Non-exempt

Organizational Overview
The Educational Theatre Association (EdTA) is a professional organization for theatre education with more than 100,000 members nationwide. EdTA’s mission is shaping lives through theatre education by: honoring student achievement in theatre and enriching their theatre education experience; supporting teachers by providing professional development, networking opportunities, resources, and recognition; and influencing public opinion that theatre education is essential and builds life skills. EdTA is the home of the International Thespian Society, an honorary organization that has inducted more than 2.2 million theatre students since its founding in 1929.

Position Summary
EdTA seeks a Development Associate to support Development activity for the association.

Job Description
The Development Associate is responsible for gift processing and acknowledgement, managing the donor database, administering the stewardship program, managing the annual giving calendar and serving as lead event planner for annual donor events.

Specific Responsibilities
- Manage all gift processing and acknowledgement functions, including donor recognition tracking. Prepare weekly gifts report for Accounting and run recurring gifts process monthly.
- Assist with prospect research and qualification of major donors; answer donor questions.
- Serve as Database Administrator for Raiser’s Edge, including training current and new staff members and keep system updated.
- Assist with Stewardship of scholarship gifts and other major gifts.
- Manage annual giving calendar including appeal design, execution, and coordination with other departments on collateral materials.
- Manage specified grant relationships and contribute to all other grant proposals and required reporting.
- Coordinate with Finance staff to ensure proper accounting and processing procedures.
- Assist with budget planning for department.
- Responsible for other duties as directed by the Development Director.
- Serve as lead event planner for Development events including venue and catering selection, ticketing design and sales management, print materials and collateral coordination. Participate in planning and event coordination for other association events.

Education Required
Bachelor’s degree in related field, or equivalent Associate degree + experience

Skills and Qualifications
 -3-5 years of experience in fundraising, particularly in an arts, education, or non-profit environment.
- Proficiency in Raiser’s Edge or other donor management software.
- Ability to create continuous improvement projects for yourself that contribute to the betterment of a project, process, or department goal.
- High level of customer service and ability to connect with a wide variety of constituents.
- High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Strong organization, multi-tasking, and time management skills.
- Positive, team-oriented attitude.
- Ability to think and act independently, within one’s authority.

To Apply
Please submit cover letter and résumé by email (Subject Line: Development Associate) to: HRManager@schooltheatre.org.

First consideration will be given to applications received by 7/7/18.

No phone calls, please.

Cincinnati Arts Association

Production Technician — Aronoff Center for the Arts

Posted:
Jun 14, 2018
The Cincinnati Arts Association seeks a Production Technician to join our team at our Aronoff Center for the Arts location. The Production Technician works in conjunction with the Technical Director to coordinate needs for events held in the Jarson-Kaplan and Fifth Third Bank Theaters; and supports productions in the Procter & Gamble Hall (Aronoff Center for the Arts).

Responsibilities
The Production Technician responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Maintain technical readiness of stages and support areas
- Coordinate with the Technical Director and events staff on needs of shows
- Shares responsibility with other technical staff members for maintaining equipment
- Ensures compliance with backstage safety and cleanliness policies
- Educates, evaluates and oversees production personnel (local union and outside production) on proper operation and use of equipment
- Represents the venue as a liaison and guide to outside productions
- Serves as running crew on shows as needed
- Works at special negotiated rate for designated groups
- Perform related tasks as required by supervisor

Qualifications
The successful candidate will have a basic understanding of theatrical stage components including sound equipment, lighting equipment, rigging, staging equipment, etc. Strong theatrical design and coaching abilities are a plus. The desired candidate will be a self-starter with the ability to exercise good judgment independently. The desired candidate also will have excellent written and verbal communication skills; a high level of organization and attention to accuracy; ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment while promoting patience and flexibility; will be able to multi-task and meet time sensitive deadlines; have schedule flexibility (work on nights and weekends will be required); and the ability to regularly exert physical effort in work involving some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching, climbing, carrying, crawling, and pushing/pulling of objects.

To Apply
Applications will be accepted via email only at iatseno5@aol.com. No phone calls please.

To apply, please send a resume (2 pages maximum) as one complete PDF file (Word documents will not be accepted).

Applications will be accepted until 5:00p.m. EST on Thursday, June 28, 2018, by the IATSE Local 5 office. Those applicants endorsed by IATSE Local 5 will be forwarded to CAA for consideration. Applicants will not be contacted individually to confirm receipt of application materials. Only those applicants under consideration will be contacted. Applications will be kept confidential. Candidates will be scheduled for interviews during the weeks of July 9 or July 16, 2018. 

EOE/M/F/D/V/SO Employer

Cincinnati Arts Association

Digital Marketing Manager

Posted:
Jun 14, 2018
The Cincinnati Arts Association (CAA) is seeking a self-motivated individual with strong organizational skills to fill this position. The Digital Marketing Manager creates, implements, and manages the strategic marketing plans for Cincinnati Arts Association’s social media, digital marketing, and website initiatives in support of the brand image and awareness of CAA, revenue growth opportunities, and the events/programs presented by CAA, its resident companies, and its rental clients. The Digital Marketing Manager works interdepartmentally to gather and communicate information for all areas of CAA, including Marketing/PR, Ticketing Services, Development, Education, Operations (Aronoff Center and Music Hall), and the Weston Art Gallery.

Responsibilities
General responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Plan, create, and implement rich, dynamic, and compelling digital content (copy, photography, and video) for website and social media platforms
- Act as community manager for all CAA social platforms, including content creation, posting, monitoring, responding/engagement, and scheduling
- Manage all digital advertising (SEM, Display, Google AdWords, Facebook/Twitter, Adroll, etc.)
- Management of the CAA website, including coordination/editing of all site content and tag management
- Implement strategies to grow CAA web / social media engagement
- Ongoing maintenance of CAA website to keep site up-to-date and current with industry standards
- Liaison with web developer/designer on appropriate design, maintenance, enhancement, and trouble-shooting issues
- Analyze and report upon website traffic and social/digital media metrics using measurement tools such as Google Analytics, Facebook Insights, etc.
- Communicate with marketing /PR representatives from resident companies and rental clients to obtain digital assets to promote upcoming events
- Develop, implement, and optimize email marketing through Adobe Campaign
- Develop new and maintain current Search Engine Optimization (SEO) strategies and copy

Qualifications
The ideal candidate will be an outgoing, people-oriented individual with outstanding interpersonal skills. This individual will possess the ability to work independently in the midst of a multitude of projects, showing constant attention to detail.

Experience in the following areas is required:
- Developing and implementing website and social media marketing initiatives/campaigns
- Experience with and passion for shooting photographs and video along with photo/video editing experience (Adobe Creative Suite)
- Proven creative and strategic planning skills
- Excellent computer skills (Microsoft), and excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Experience with and an understanding of customer relationship management database software and content management systems is preferred. Experience in Search Engine Optimization (SEO) copywriting, effective online ad placements, and the ability to craft effective email content is a plus. Knowledge of Paciolan CRM a plus. HTML/CSS knowledge and email automation experience a plus. Strong interest or background in the arts/entertainment and/or working in a non-profit environment is preferred. Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, public relations, journalism or related field; or equivalent combination of education/work experience, especially in social media / digital marketing.

To Apply
Interested candidates may complete an application at/or send resume by 6/28/18 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

ArtsWave

Vice President, Arts Impact

Posted:
Jun 12, 2018
Location: Cincinnati, OH
Salary: Based on experience
Last Updated: June 7, 2018

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ArtsWave
With the help of tens of thousands of donors, ArtsWave supports more than 100 arts and community organizations that make the Greater Cincinnati region an amazing place to live. They believe that the arts — music, dance, theatre, museums, festivals, and more —create a vibrant regional economy and a more connected community. The Vice President, Arts Impact will execute ArtsWave’s strategy to continue this legacy for another 100 years!

Job Summary
The Vice President, Arts Impact will be a storyteller with the data and analysis behind the story, and a thought leader around the impact the arts makes in our community. He/she will coach, train, and inspire our arts organizations to continue to do the work they do.

The VP, Arts Impact will execute on a 10-year collective action strategy, the Blueprint for Collective Action, through $10 million+ in annual grantmaking and cultural services/planning. Reporting to the President & CEO, the position will develop and implement measurement tools that connect the activities and results of arts organizations to broader community indicators and outcomes. The position amplifies ArtsWave’s visible leadership around the positive benefits of the arts on the community in key areas including workforce development, diversity and inclusion, arts education, and neighborhood vibrancy.

The position continually builds will for adaptive change through education, communication, and collaboration. The VP, Arts Impact will be involved with both planning and visioning of a future Cincinnati, with and through the arts, and with tactical execution on related workplans as ArtsWave counts down to its centennial anniversary in 2027.

Key Job Responsibilities
Impact Advancement and Measurement
- Oversee the execution and continuous improvement of ArtsWave’s framework for annual investments in the arts sector.
- Identify and implement ways to build community will for driving and recognizing the impact of the arts.
- Design processes and procedures for data and metrics management using currently available tools; help identify, secure funding for, and design/implement additional tools.
- Research and monitor the wide variety of local and national data sources that can be utilized to demonstrate the art sector’s impact on our region and the points of intersections with other sectors.
- Conceptualize, design and conduct research that aggregates and analyzes arts and culture sector data to inform strategy, policy and decisions of ArtsWave’s leadership, its partners and other civic stakeholders/influencers.
- Maintain a broad knowledge of current research methodologies and practices in the arts sector and in the wider field of impact measurement and evaluation; participate in and lend expertise to conferences, seminars and other professional development activities to shine a national spotlight on ArtsWave’s work and to keep current in our areas of focus.
- Participate in and provide leadership as requested for initiatives related to driving collective impact through strategic initiatives and partnerships within the sector and across sectors.
- Regularly report to the Board and other stakeholders on the initiative’s effectiveness.

Grantmaking and Services to the Sector
- Supervise the Director of Grants Programs and the Grants Coordinator, providing oversight of ArtsWave’s grantmaking processes, including proposal and report mechanisms and requirements, staff and panel review, tracking, and data compilation and analysis.
- Provide technical assistance and inspiration to arts organizations to help them collect and use data to inform programming and drive community impact.
- Guide and mentor arts organizations in defining outputs and outcomes, identifying key measures of success, using data to inform programming, and storytelling.
- Create a regular cadence of learning opportunities with subject-matter experts for arts sector personnel.
- Coach, engage and leverage the perspectives of volunteers in the grantmaking process.
- Participate in and provide leadership as requested for initiatives related to improving efforts of organizations throughout the sector to be diverse, inclusive and representative.

External Contact/Communications/Fundraising
- Work directly with CEO/senior management to determine how best to effectively communicate the collective impact the arts to target audiences and the broader community; help execute communications strategies and tactics as a key thought-leader for the organization and in alignment with the CEO to ensure consistent messaging.
- Develop high-quality relationships and partnerships with the larger arts and culture organizations of our region through one-on-one and group sessions with arts clients. Be a conscientious listener.
- Develop processes to help ArtsWave stay current with the inventory and activities of smaller or emerging organizations/arts practitioners.
- Work directly with CEO/senior management to craft funding proposals for impact measurement and collective impact work; help cultivate relationships with key funders.
- Share results and provide feedback to constituencies through reports, presentations and other communications.
- Represent ArtsWave on relevant external committees, at public events, arts events, and speaking engagements as requested and in order to augment the CEO’s visibility in the community.
- Other duties as assigned, including occasional help on weekends or evenings at ArtsWave-sponsored events.

Ideal Candidate's Qualifications and Experience
- Commitment to the mission, vision and values of ArtsWave
- Demonstrated ability to influence and interact persuasively with senior leaders in business, nonprofit and government sectors
- Master’s degree in arts administration, cultural policy, social research, public administration, planning, market research or another related field
Minimum of 7-10 years of experience in (one or more): arts education, community development, diversity & inclusion, impact measurement & evaluation, applied social science research, evaluation and/or impact-based grantmaking
- Experience managing and developing a small team of direct reports
- Experience in applied measurement and evaluation as well as statistical analysis and an understanding of and facility with supporting technologies
- Experience in leading complex organizational change processes
- Knowledge of the arts or interest in learning about the arts
- Outstanding verbal and written communication skills including an ability to communicate data and technical issues to people with a wide range of data expertise
- Proficiency with MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint; proficiency with databases, research tools and data intelligence tools

Cincy Magazine

Digital Marketing/Social Media Internship

Posted:
Jun 11, 2018
Cincy Magazine is seeking Digital Marketing/Social Media Interns to assist the Digital Team with magazine-related marketing, events and sales promotion.

Specific duties may include:
- Assist in development and distribution of emailers
- Work on social media marketing through multiple platforms
- Optimizing and uploading magazine content to web
- Assist with social media marketing for events
- Assist with general office administration and other tasks as needed

Interns should be comfortable working on several projects at once. Cincy publishes Cincy Magazine, NKY Magazine, Dayton Magazine, Best of the North Magazine, Ohio Business Magazine and many custom publications. Interns work on all of these publications, so good time management skills are necessary.

Digital Marketing/Design internship requirements:
- College sophomore standing or higher
- A major in Communications, Marketing, Design, or Journalism
- Knowledge of Adobe InDesign & Photoshop and HTML & CSS helpful but not required
- Understanding with most social media platform
- Experience using Microsoft Word and Excel
- Comfortable using Mac computers
- Ability to learn quickly and display skills effectively
- Strong social skills
- Interns must be able to work a minimum of 10 hours a week, though 20 hours is preferred

All Cincy internships are unpaid, but parking is reimbursed. Start date and end date are flexible based on school schedule.

Katy Rucker
Art Director
krucker@cincymagazine.com

Cincinnati Opera

Supernumerary Roles

Posted:
Jun 11, 2018
Cincinnati Opera is looking for four men  age 20-40ish for roles in our upcoming production of "Another Brick in the Wall," an opera based on the Pink Floyd album and movie. These roles are “super” roles (short for supernumerary) and are akin to extras in a movie: They are non-speaking, non-singing roles but are integral to the opera. They appear throughout and are extremely physically active. We would like the roles to very multicultural.

Rehearsals begin on June 26 and are from 10am to 5pm almost every day except Sundays and July 4th. Beginning Friday July 13 we move to evening only rehearsals on stage (about 6pm-10:30pm), of which there are five.

Performances are July 20, 21, 26, 28, and 31. These are paid roles at $10/hour. In addition, you will receive two comp tickets to the production and the ability to purchase four more tickets at a 50% discount. All rehearsals and performances take place at Music Hall.

Interested parties should contact Laura Sabo ASAP at lsabo@cincinnatiopera.org or by phone at (216) 407-4194. Please include a recent photo in the email. There is no audition process — if you are available for the role and the director approves you based on your picture and resume you are in!

Price Hill Will

Winds Teaching Artist for MYCincinnati

Posted:
Jun 11, 2018
Price Hill Will seeks a Winds Teaching Artist for MYCincinnati. All woodwind (flute, clarinet, oboe, bassoon) specialists are invited to apply. Ideal candidates will have the ability to teach all woodwinds and/or a willingness to be trained in all woodwind instruments. Special consideration will be given to those who play oboe or bassoon as their primary instrument.

MYCincinnati is a leader in the field of creative youth development, with a number of unique and innovative programs aimed at empowering young people to transform themselves and their communities. The new Winds Teaching Artist will be joining a diverse faculty of artists committed to youth & community development through music, dedicated to continual personal growth and learning, and passionate about creating safe, inclusive, and joyful spaces in which all people can thrive.

About Price Hill Will
Price Hill Will is a non-profit Comprehensive Community Development Corporation serving East, West, and Lower Price Hill. We believe that all aspects of the neighborhood which affect quality of life must be improved to have a truly successful community. To that end, we concentrate on Community Events, Economic Development, Housing Development, Creative Placemaking, Creative Youth Development, and the Arts.

About MYCincinnati
MYCincinnati (Music for Youth in Cincinnati) is a free, daily youth orchestra program for children in Price Hill. Founded in 2011 on the idea that personal transformation can be achieved by striving toward musical excellence, students enrolled in MYCincinnati have the opportunity to learn an orchestral instrument and play in an ensemble. MYCincinnati is inspired by El Sistema, the Venezuelan national youth orchestra network that uses music as a vehicle for social change. Currently, there are 120 students (age 5-18) enrolled in MYCincinnati’s daily programming which includes orchestra rehearsals, sectionals, private lessons, elective classes, and homework help.

Winds Teaching Artist Responsibilities
- Lead two levels of winds classes, woodwind sectionals, small ensemble, and orchestra rehearsals
- Co-teach, co-lead, and co-plan with current Winds Teaching Artist to develop class curriculum, decide class structure, create musical arrangements, and lead rehearsals
- Teach at the beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels
- Teach both instrumental technique and musical understanding
- Cultivate a positive culture of learning, fun, and compassion
- Foster the highest level of musicianship in students
- Think creatively about addressing student needs
- Critically reflect on personal teaching practices through a lens of equity
- Work as part of a team of passionate & diverse teaching artists
- Receive teaching feedback with an open mind
- Communicate frequently with staff, volunteers, and parents
- Help supervise students as they arrive and depart
- Contribute positively to the neighborhood community
- Assist program director as needed with additional tasks

Qualifications
- Must have a solid understanding of, and some ability to play, all 4 woodwind instruments, or be willing to take the time to learn while on the job
- Able to effectively teach a variety of ages and/or levels in one group, sometimes as the only teaching artist
- Must be flexible, patient, and have excellent communication skills
- Have an understanding of El Sistema, the Price Hill neighborhoods, and the mission of MYCincinnati
- Able to work as part of a diverse team
- A personal commitment to equity, social justice, and anti-racist practices
- Good organizational skills and attention to details

Strong Positives
- An exceptional knowledge of double reeds
- An active creative, artistic, and/or performing life
- Conducting, arranging, and/or composing experience
- Fluency/some knowledge of Spanish language

Compensation
Starting at $30 / hour for 10-15 hours / week
Opportunities for future growth

To Apply
Please email eddy@pricehillwill.org with the following materials:

Letter of Interest
Resume
1-2 References
Teaching Video Sample (optional but encouraged)

In your letter of interest, please describe how your approach to teaching connects with principles of equity, social justice, and/or anti-racist practice.

Applications will be reviewed on a first come, first serve basis, until the position is filled. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

Price Hill Will does not discriminate in hiring or service delivery based on race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, or physical or mental disability unrelated to an individual’s ability to perform the job, in accordance with applicable laws.

Educational Theatre Association (EdTA)

Managing Editor, Digital Publications

Posted:
Jun 11, 2018
Department: Publications
Supervisor: Director of Publications
FLSA Status: Full Time, Exempt

Organizational Overview
The Educational Theatre Association (EdTA) is a professional organization for theatre education with more than 100,000 members nationwide. EdTA’s mission is shaping lives through theatre education by: honoring student achievement in theatre and enriching their theatre education experience; supporting teachers by providing professional development, networking opportunities, resources, and recognition; and influencing public opinion that theatre education is essential and builds life skills. EdTA is the home of the International Thespian Society, an honorary organization that has inducted more than 2.2 million theatre students since its founding in 1929.

Position Summary
EdTA seeks a Managing Editor, Digital Publications to produce online and digital publications for our student and teacher members and the theatre education community.

Job Description
The Managing Editor, Digital Publications is responsible for the launch of Dramatics magazine online and the creation of unique audio/video materials as well as repurposed print content.

Specific Responsibilities
- Plans, creates, and produces content for online and digital publications.
- With Publications team, generates story ideas, sources media for content and images, and develops interactive digital content.
- Assigns editorial tasks supervises production.
- Reviews submitted materials for thoroughness of content, use of language, clarity, and suggests improvements for the writer.
- Writes articles and other content, performs copyediting, and edits audio and video content as needed.
- Runs productions meetings, maintains workflow schedules, and troubleshoots editorial and production problems.
- Maintains standards and manages deadlines for publications.
- Studies analytics to make data-driven content choices to optimize digital publications strategy.
- Maintains available list of freelancers to create and produce content as needed.
- Oversees freelancer contracts and invoices in keeping with department budget guidelines.
- Serves as partner and resource to staff and management for cross-functional activities and projects.

Education Required
Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications or Digital Media or equivalent preferred

Skills and Qualifications
- 5-10 years of editorial and publications experience, with particular emphasis in online publication or digital magazine production
- Advanced copywriting and editing skills
- Must be digital savvy with strong social media skills
- Theatre or arts background a plus
- High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, as well as online platforms such as WordPress and SEO concepts.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Strong organization, multi-tasking, and time management skills.
- Positive, team-oriented attitude.
- Ability to think and act independently, within one’s authority.

To Apply
Please submit cover letter and résumé by email (Subject Line: Managing Editor, Digital Publications) to: HRManager@schooltheatre.org.

First consideration will be given to applications received by 7/7/18.

No phone calls, please.

Educational Theatre Association (EdTA)

Advocacy Assistant

Posted:
Jun 11, 2018
Department: Advocacy
Supervisor: Director of Educational Policy
FLSA Status: Part time, Non-exempt

Organizational Overview
The Educational Theatre Association (EdTA) is a professional organization for theatre education with more than 100,000 members nationwide. EdTA’s mission is shaping lives through theatre education by: honoring student achievement in theatre and enriching their theatre education experience; supporting teachers by providing professional development, networking opportunities, resources, and recognition; and influencing public opinion that theatre education is essential and builds life skills. EdTA is the home of the International Thespian Society, an honorary organization that has inducted more than 2.2 million theatre students since its founding in 1929.

Position Summary
EdTA seeks an Advocacy Assistant to assist the Director of Educational Policy. The Advocacy Assistant works 20 hours per week in support EdTA’s advocacy mission to cultivate state and national public policies and legislation that advance K-12 theatre education. Key responsibilities include researching and summarizing advocacy news sources and feeds, as well as writing and posting content on EdTA’s bi-weekly Theatre Education Advocacy Digest.

Specific Responsibilities
Daily tasks
- Monitor and catalogue the EdTA advocacy Twitter feed, Google alerts, and listserves/blogs content for arts education news/issues of interest.
- Research, write, and post the bi-weekly Advocacy Digest, based on the daily news gathering described above.
- Monitor the EdTA Community pages for advocacy posts and queries.
- Review national and state news of record regarding pending and/or introduced arts and education legislation impacting theatre and other arts education.
- Create a bi-weekly summary of social media and Advocacy Digest data detailing.
- Write and post on the EdTA advocacy Twitter feed, working in tandem with the Marketing and Communication Manager.

Long-term projects
- Review and index reliable theatre education research for posting on the advocacy pages of schooltheatre.org.
- Organize EdTA’s participation in the annual Arts Advocacy Day, including:
    - Setting Congressional appointments, as needed, for the Policy Director.
    - Aiding in the organization of the Democracyworks student essay competition and serving as chief contact for applicants.
    - Contacting state EdTA leaders and members about attendance and logistics.
- Serving as a liaison between the Director of Educational Policy and the Advocacy Leadership Network.
- Helping to plan and execute in-person and online meetings with volunteers engaged in professional development and advocacy events and projects led by the Director of Educational Policy.

Education Required
Associate degree or equivalent, Bachelor’s degree preferred

Skills and Qualifications
- Interest in education, theatre and/or performing arts, research, and/or public policy at multiple levels is highly desired.
- Social media savvy is a must, including social media management platforms such as HootSuite.
- High level of proficiency in MS Word, Excel and Outlook as well as Google Docs.
- Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.
- Strong organization, multi-tasking, and time management skills.
- Positive, team-oriented attitude.
- Ability to think and act independently, within one’s authority.

To Apply
Please submit cover letter and résumé by email (Subject Line: Advocacy Assistant) to: HRManager@schooltheatre.org.

First consideration will be given to applications received by 7/7/18.

No phone calls, please.

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Swing 4

Posted:
Jun 7, 2018
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.

Responsibilities
This position is primarily assigned to Deck Run Crew but may at times be assigned to work in other departments.

Competencies
- Self-motivated team player that handles pressure well while working in a deadline-oriented industry and embracing a safety-oriented work environment.
- The ability to self-critique and correct their work while maintaining sensitivity to the overall artistic vision is paramount.
- A BFA in Technical Production or equivalent experience.
- Run crew experience on complicated shows with multiple effects, crew people, and transition shifts.
- Experience with stage rigging, both counterweight and chain motor.
- Familiarity with installation, operation and maintenance of stage and scenery equipment such as winches, pneumatics and hydraulic actuators, and motion control systems.
- Experience with basic theatrical electrics, to include hanging, circuiting, and focusing of standard stage lighting units.
- Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Physical Demands
- Able to lift 50 lbs.
- Able to climb and perform work on ladders.

This is a full-time, seasonal position and is represented by IATSE Local 5. Current IATSE membership is not a prerequisite. Benefits include health insurance and paid vacation. Position begins mid-August, 2018.

To Apply
Submit your cover letter and resume to:

Phil Rundle, Production Manager
phil.rundle@cincyplay.com

No phone calls, please.

Deadline to apply: July 6, 2018

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Carpenter Artisan

Posted:
Jun 7, 2018
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.

Responsibilities
This position is assigned to the Scene Shop and is primarily responsible for building scenery, load-in and strike of shows. Other duties may be assigned as needed.

Competencies
- Self-motivated team player that handles pressure well while working in a deadline oriented industry and embracing a safety orientated work environment.
- Able to self-critique and correct their work while maintaining sensitivity to the overall artistic vision is paramount.
- A BFA in Technical Production or equivalent experience, with 3 years additional professional experience.
- A documented ability to produce high quality finished scenery from theatrical construction prints using a variety of materials including wood, steel, aluminum, foam, plastics, and fabric.
- Proficient in steel MIG welding.
- Experience with CNC and vacuform machinery, and construction techniques.
- Experience with stage rigging, both counterweight and chain motor.
- Familiarity with installation, operation and maintenance of stage and scenery equipment such as winches, pneumatics and hydraulic actuators, and motion control systems.
- Familiarity with basic electrical principals and safety, including basic troubleshooting and reading of schematics.
- Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Physical Demands
- Able to lift 50 lbs.
- Able to climb and perform work on ladders.

This is a full-time, seasonal position and is represented by IATSE Local 5. Current IATSE membership is not a prerequisite. Benefits include health insurance and paid vacation. Position begins early July, 2018.

To Apply
Submit your cover letter and resume to:

Phil Rundle, Production Manager
phil.rundle@cincyplay.com

No phone calls, please.
Deadline to apply: June 29, 2018

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Subscription Coordinator

Posted:
Jun 5, 2018
Position Summary
The Subscription Coordinator helps deliver on the CSO’s mission and vision of engaging audiences and community better than any other orchestra in the world by delivering and modeling excellent customer service. The Subscription Coordinator assists in determining subscription ticketing policies and subscriber retention initiatives, helps to provide excellent customer service and understands and supports marketing efforts to deepen audience engagement along the pipeline from single ticket buyer to subscriber and donor.

Duties and Responsibilities
- Lead the subscription (season ticket) processing effort for CSO, Pops, May Festival and Vocal Arts Ensemble, ensuring that guests receive excellent customer service.
- Manage subscriber appreciation/retention initiatives such as the Opus 25 subscriber recognition program, Surprise and Delight, Season Preview Luncheon, subscriber benefits and Meet Your Seat events; recommend and evaluate additional opportunities for subscriber recognition/appreciation.
- Support the annual subscription campaign, including coordinating mailings, managing volunteers, working with third-party telemarketing firm, and supporting overall marketing efforts of the department.
- Work with Box Office manager and Lead PSRs (Patron Service Representatives) to ensure integrity of daily balancing and handling of all payments, as well as maintain the confidentiality of all sensitive information.
- Ensure timely resolution of all subscription-related Customer Service Issue (CSIs); offer recommendations and take initiative to streamline processes.
- Manage internal inventory of marketing brochures, and assist with CSO Street Team efforts to distribute collateral.
- Provide back-up for incoming phone lines, front-of-house and Box Office coverage.
- Other duties as assigned. 

Candidate Requirements
- At least one year customer service experience in a data processing environment; box office experience highly desirable
- Innate curiosity, adaptability, and willingness to learn
- Excellent project management and planning skills, and verbal/written communication skills and the confidence to communicate results to various constituencies
- Ability to work collaboratively within and among departments and to represent the CSO in a professional manner
- Thrives in an extremely fast-paced environment and can process information on the fly
- Ability to see the big picture and opportunities, while successfully executing detailed plans
- Event planning experience
- Bachelor’s degree
- Some knowledge of classical and/or choral music preferred; non-profit or performing arts experience a plus
- Experience with Tessitura database
- Ability to routinely work nights and weekends
- Data analysis skills a plus

About the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Comprised of the world’s finest musicians, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra aims to fulfill its mission: to seek and share inspiration. A cornerstone of the Cincinnati arts community, the CSO’s vision is to engage audiences and community better than any other orchestra in the world. The CSO, which also performs and records as the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, presents over 100 concerts and events annually.

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

To Apply
Please send cover letter and resume to:
hr@cincinnatisymphony.org
Please put “Subscription Coordinator” in the subject line.

Cincinnati Museum Center

HR Coordinator & Benefits Administrator

Posted:
Jun 5, 2018
Reports to: AVP HR, Diversity & Inclusion
Department: Human Resources
FLSA Status: FT, Exempt

The statements below reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the major responsibilities of the identified position and are not to be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the job.

Position Summary
Assist the AVP of Human Resources and Diversity & Inclusion in achieving departmental and organizational objectives of the Cincinnati Museum Center and  the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center including processing new hires, benefit administration, compliance (including FMLA, COBRA, workers compensation, OSHA,), employee relations  and HRIS entries and maintenance, including electronic time keeping. Train and supervise volunteers for the department. Detail oriented team player with the ability to manage multiple tasks, produce quality work and consistently meet deadlines.

Responsibilities & Duties
Benefit Administration
- Track eligibility for benefits including hours worked and requirements under the Affordable Care Act.
- Develop benefit information forms and packets including required enrollment materials.
- Enroll employees in benefits for which they are eligible.
- Audit and reconcile monthly bills for accuracy.
- Manage annual open enrollment and required benefit meetings.
- Ensure that regulatory compliance of plans is maintained and assist with required filings, mailings and other regulatory actions.
- Coordinate and execute wellness activities and events.

HRIS Systems Management and Maintenance
- Review new hire forms for completeness and accuracy.
- Data management of employee new hire information, wage information, employee status, raises, and other required information into HRIS/Payroll and electronic timekeeping systems.
- Day-to-day management of electronic time keeping system including set-up of new hires, making required changes to permissions and managers, and training of end-users.

Employee Relations
- Assist with development and compliance of employee policies.
- Assist with new hire orientation as needed.
- Arrange for ticket trades and other employee perks.

Administration
- Create and maintain employee files.
- Assist with compilation, completion, return and filing of required reports.
- General filing and miscellaneous clerical duties as needed.
- Check accuracy of bills and invoices and follow proper finance procedures for payment.

Workers Compensation Liaison
- Record workers compensation claims, maintain OSHA log as needed.
- Act as a liaison with workers compensation provider on claim records and claim status and with Bureau of Workers Compensation as needed.

Education and Experience
- Bachelor’s degree in human resources, management, business or other related field.
- Experience in an HR setting, with 2-plus years of experience.
- Experience with Paycor HRIS systems and products including time and attendance strongly preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Must have excellent written, verbal communication, and interpersonal skills and the ability to work with a diverse workforce.
- Knowledge of HR processes, procedures, laws and other bodies of knowledge.
- Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office Suite and ability to generate statistical reports.
- Possess strong administrative, time management and organizational skills.
- Must have valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
- Ability to lift up to up to 20 pounds.
- Requires sensitivity to matters of confidentiality.

Required to perform other duties as assigned.

To Apply
Please visit https://goo.gl/xxL5iq

-EOE-
We are an equal opportunity employer

Taft Museum of Art

Operations and Facility Assistant

Posted:
Jun 4, 2018
Direct Report: Associate Director of Visitor Service
Dotted Line Report: Facility & IT Coordinator
Team: Visitor Experience/Facilities
Status: Exempt/Full-time/Benefits/37.5 hours per week
Core Schedule: Wednesday–Sunday, but must be flexible to work Mondays and Tuesdays if needed for special programs, events, or maintenance work orders.
Core Hours: 9 am–5 pm
Wage: Competitive wage and commensurate with experience.
Other: Benefits include health care plan, dental, 401k plan with employer contribution, free parking, vacation, holidays, and sick time.
Other benefits: Museum membership and other special discounts.

To Apply
Send cover letter, résumé, and three references by email to tafthr@taftmuseum.org by July 13, 2018. Please use the words “Operations and Facility Assistant” in the subject line. No calls, please. Applicants selected for interviews will be contacted by the Taft Museum of Art.

The Taft Museum of Art, located in downtown Cincinnati, seeks an Operations and Facility Assistant who will be responsible for supporting the Visitor Services and Facility/IT teams. This position requires a positive, highly organized team player who communicates proactively, is attentive to detail, able to manage multiple priorities, works independently, and has the ability to work with multiple lines of supervision. Enjoy this rare opportunity to join the staff of one of the finest small art museums in the United States.

Position Overview
Reporting directly to the Associate Director of Visitor Experience, with a dotted line report to the Facility Operations/IT Coordinator, the Operations and Facility Assistant performs a variety of work orders on a weekly basis. These work orders are in non-gallery/exhibition areas of the museum to include the patio, tent area, grounds, bathrooms, office spaces, parking areas, event spaces, and other key visitor areas.

In addition, this position assists in delivering time-sensitive projects to ensure “Event Work Orders” and daily Visitor Experience initiatives are handled promptly. This work is critical to ensure that each day the Museum delivers on its goal of providing meaningful and exceptional experiences to all our visitors.
He/she communicates daily with the Associate Director of Visitor Experience and the Facility Operations/IT Coordinator on all maintenance and event support activities that could impact the visitor experience or work environment.

Core Responsibilities
Operations—60%
-  Attend weekly operations meetings to be informed about upcoming events and meetings requiring facility support.
- Assist event vendors with operational needs (where to set up, where to plug in equipment, etc.). Work with members of visitor experience, admissions, café, shop, and facility rental staff or vendors to prepare for events, programs, and meetings. Example: seating and table setups and breakdowns.
- Maintain mailroom organization.

Facilities—40%
- Assist with both scheduled and unscheduled repairs.
- Routine inventory maintenance of furniture and similar items (e.g. correctly storing, cleaning, and maintaining tent furniture).
- Basic facilities maintenance as outlined on “Maintenance List” provided by Facilities Coordinator.
- Weekly facility supply inspection and inventory reporting (batteries, light bulbs, etc.).
- Weekly facility visual inspection to document and remedy facility maintenance needs.
- Ongoing management of general-use (non-art) and offsite storage spaces to ensure efficient use of space, safety of equipment, and safety of staff using spaces.
- Regular cleaning check of public areas: restrooms, dining spaces, trash removal, supply restock, etc. during open hours.
- Incidental facility maintenance and cleaning during opening hours or events (e.g. bathroom blockages, outdoor heaters and/or fan setup, and general labor). Daily outdoor maintenance (e.g. blowing leaves off patio, wiping down furniture, incidental assistance with cold weather treatments, cleaning in parking garage).
- Assist with receiving deliveries and escorting facility vendors, once it/they have been cleared by security.
- Assistance with office relocations or other administrative set-up needs.
- Coordination of off-site deliveries/pick-ups or off-site storage using a Taft-rented vehicle.

Required Education and Experience
- Minimum of 3+ years of experience in positions involving building maintenance, light maintenance, grounds work, and janitorial work.
- Experience in working as part of a team within a museum, cultural center, or other facility that requires a high degree of interaction with visitors is a plus.
- Experience in how to do a variety of building maintenance and repairs, such as drywall, paint, simple electrical, and carpentry.
- High school completion or equivalent certification. Vocational technical training a plus! Current, valid driver's license with clean driving record is required; must be eligible to work in the United States.

Required Competencies (Skills)
- Alignment with Organizational Mission, Goals and Core Values:  Understands and embraces the Museum mission and goals. Role models, reflects, and reinforces core values of respect, integrity, excellence, creativity, and collaboration.
- Collaboration/Teamwork: Team player who is ready and willing to help wherever needed; must be a “hands on” employee who is willing to step in.  When required, responds promptly and professionally to building emergencies in a manner that protects both the Museum and its visitors equally.
- Prioritization and Problem Solving: Ability to plan, organize, and meet project deadlines by prioritizing work is required. Ability to order parts and maintain required documents. Self-starting, identifies work that needs to be accomplished and teams with his or her peers to ensure that it is completed. Ability to work independently in the performance of a variety of maintenance tasks such as planned preventative maintenance, or other dispatched tasks that may occur at the Museum.
- Communication/Visitor Experience: Demonstrates a passion and aptitude for delivering exceptional customer service.

Other
- Ability to stoop, stand, climb, and occasionally lift up to 75 lbs. Occasionally required to crouch and reach to install/move equipment by bending forward at the waist or by bending legs and spine. Involves ascending and descending stairs to facilitate work.
- Ability to speak clearly and create written documents in English so others can understand you. Ability to read and understand information presented both orally and in writing.
- Highly capable  with Microsoft-based applications and skills: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, et al.
- Must be able to read and comprehend computer screens, printed material, drawings, and schematics related to facility management.
- Position requires that the candidate can stand and walk throughout his or her shift and carry a tool pack weighing up to 15 pounds.
- Capability of working outdoors, and in tight or confined spaces.
- Must have access to reliable transportation.

About the Taft
The Taft Museum of Art, which opened in 1932, is one of the finest small art museums in the United States. A founder-based museum, the Taft presents the collections of Charles and Anna Taft, noted Gilded Age collectors. The holdings consist of European old master and 19th-century paintings; 19th-century American paintings and sculpture; European decorative arts, with strength in French Renaissance enamels, Italian maiolica, and watches; and American Federal-period furniture. Works from the small, exquisite collection are lent selectively to leading international museums. The facility comprises a historic house (built c. 1820) that is on the National Historic Register and a modern wing completed in 2004. Located in downtown Cincinnati, the Museum is part of a resurgent downtown culture.

Equal Employment Opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at the Taft Museum of Art, where employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, alienage or citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, military status, creed, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other protected characteristic as established by law. This policy applies to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training, placement, compensation, promotion, discipline, and termination. This description shall not be construed as a contract of any sort for a specific period of employment.

Taft Museum of Art

Duncanson Artist-in-Residence (DAiR) Program Coordinator

Posted:
Jun 4, 2018
Position: Duncanson Artist-in-Residence (DAiR) Program Coordinator
Report Directly to: Director of Learning & Engagement
Team: Learning & Engagement
Status/Employment: A temporary employee, part-time position
Hours: Position requires up to 20 hours per week and will run August 2018 through January, with the greatest concentration from October 7–21, 2018, when the residency takes place. Hours are flexible, but some weekend and evening hours will be required.
Salary: $11.00/hour
Benefits: Free parking, Shop and Café discounts

To Apply
Send cover letter, résumé, three references and a writing sample by email to tafthr@taftmuseum.org by Friday, July 13th, 2018. Please use the words “DAiR Program Coordinator” in the subject line. No calls, please. Applicants selected for interviews will be contacted by the Taft Museum of Art.

The Taft Museum of Art, located in downtown Cincinnati, seeks an individual whose own life and work experiences bring understanding, passion, and commitment to the mission of the Duncanson program, which seeks to celebrate the accomplishments of African American artists.

This position requires a positive, highly organized team player who communicates proactively and is attentive to detail. The Taft Museum plays an important role in Cincinnati’s resurgent downtown culture! Enjoy this rare opportunity to join the staff of one of the finest small art museums in the United States.

About the Duncanson Artist-in-Residence Program
Each autumn the Taft Museum of Art and the Duncanson Society invite an artist to be in residence at the Taft Museum of Art for two weeks. The artist-in-residence gives presentations and leads workshops for students, families, and adults onsite at the Taft Museum, and also at schools, colleges, churches, non-profit cultural institutions, or other public venues as appropriate.

The Duncanson Artist-in-Residence program honors the relationship between Nicholas Longworth and Robert S. Duncanson, the African American artist who in 1850 painted the suite of eight landscape murals in the entrance hall of Longworth’s home, now the Taft Museum of Art. Now in its 32nd year, the Duncanson Society works with the Taft Museum of Art to celebrate the accomplishments of African American artists from around the country.

Position Overview
Reporting to the Director of Learning and Engagement (L&E), the DAiR Program Coordinator helps the Taft deliver its mission: providing meaningful experiences by connecting people with great art in a historic setting, and in the community.

The DAiR Program Coordinator is responsible for facilitating all activities related to the Duncanson Artist-in-Residence (DAiR) program including: transportation, facilities, and participation. The Program Coordinator works with the public relations and marketing staff to disseminate promotional and printed materials for all residency activities, acts as liaison to the Duncanson Society, and completes a final report of the residency.

Core Responsibilities
- Facilitates all activities related to the Duncanson Artist-in-Residence program, including transportation, facilities, and participation.
- Collaborates with the Taft Museum of Art’s Department of Marketing, Communications and Audience Development team in developing and disseminating promotional and printed materials for all residency activities including promotional displays, invitations or announcements, posters, and special events.
- Plans the implementation and scheduling of programs for school/university, youth and adult audiences with Learning & Engagement staff and the artist-in-residence.
- Organizes and implements receptions and other public events related to the residency, both at the Taft Museum of Art and off-site.
- Acts as liaison between the Taft Museum of Art staff, the Duncanson Artist-in-Residence, and the Duncanson Society, and informs these parties of the progress of residency planning and events in a timely manner.
- Maintains organized files of documents, correspondence, publicity, contracts, invoices, and budgets related to the residency.
- Records public participation in the program and compiles photographic documentation for the final evaluation and report at the program’s completion.
- Works with the Department of Development to compile and write the final evaluation and report to submit to various funding organizations.
- Completes other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience
- Current graduate and upper-level undergraduate students with an arts education, museum education, design, or arts administration career path are encouraged to apply.
- Approximately one year of experience in program or event planning and implementation.
- Office administrative experience a plus; knowledge of visual arts preferred.

Required Competencies (Skills)
- Alignment with Organizational Mission, Goals, and Core Values: Understands and embraces the Museum mission and goals. Models, reflects, and reinforces core values of respect, integrity, excellence, creativity, and collaboration.
- Communication and Collaboration: Is personable and possesses excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Highly effective in collaborating across the museum.
- Technology: Highly skilled in Microsoft applications, especially Windows Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
- Organization: Very organized and able to handle multiple priorities. Meets due dates and is efficient and effective in providing support to the L&E Team.
- Professionalism and Results Orientation: Highly motivated, professional, creative, articulate, and goal-oriented, and possessing the ability to work both independently and collaboratively. Must enjoy working within a small, entrepreneurial environment that is mission-driven and community-oriented.
- Must hold a valid driver’s license and have daily access to an automobile during the two weeks of the residency.

About the Taft
The Taft Museum of Art, which opened in 1932, is one of the finest small art museums in the United States. A founder-based museum, the Taft presents the collections of Charles and Anna Taft, noted Gilded Age collectors. The holdings consist of European old master and 19th-century paintings; 19th-century American paintings and sculpture; European decorative arts, with strength in French Renaissance enamels, Italian maiolica, and watches; and American Federal-period furniture. Works from the small, exquisite collection are lent selectively to leading international museums. The facility comprises a historic house (built c. 1820) that is on the National Historic Register and a modern wing completed in 2004. Located in downtown Cincinnati, the Museum is part of a resurgent downtown culture.

Equal Employment Opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at the Taft Museum of Art, where employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, alienage or citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, military status, creed, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other protected characteristic as established by law. This policy applies to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training, placement, compensation, promotion, discipline, and termination. This description shall not be construed as a contract of any sort for a specific period of employment.

WeTHRIVE! North College Hill

Public Relations & Social Media Intern

Posted:
May 30, 2018
Unpaid, Volunteer Position

- Community Outreach: Identify key contacts for businesses, churches, community organizations and neighborhood/block leaders to determine leaders and contacts for participation in WeTHRIVE! NCH, community events and information for dissemination to market their events and services.
- Meeting coordination and participation: Assist WeTHRIVE! Neighborhood Navigator in scheduling and planning monthly WeTHRIVE! NCH meetings, coordinating with existing Recreation Commission meetings. Identify list of community organization leads to participate.
- E-Newsletters / database management : Oversee and manage local email, phone, mailing database. Includes segmenting audiences and identify/implement strategic promotions. Develop strategies for email gathering and optimizing demographic stats. Create and write email blasts, newsletters, and website articles and events.
- Media Relations: Prepare marketing materials including; writing press releases, contacting local media and promotions via Social Media, Cincinnati.com and Eventbrite as appropriate. Work with local media for TV and Radio interviews, Photographers, etc.
- Facebook: Grow our Facebook fan base (https://www.facebook.com/cityofnorthcollegehill/) and engagement to help spread visibility and awareness. Creating and incorporating a content calendar in conjunction with events calendar to help promote events, promotions, entertainers and community involvement. Identify other NCH related facebook pages (i.e., events, everything about, and other privately created community pages) and share posts via those outlets as well as  invite members to follow official city FB page.
- YouTube : Work with city departments and community organizations to obtain videos for YouTube channel.
- Copywriting: Write copy for promotional material, website, social media etc.
- Events: Assist with creating an event calendar and assist in organizing Block Parties and community events.
- Event Coordination: Help with planning the special events, securing sponsors and vendors as appropriate.

Qualifications
Strong oral and written communication skills, multi-tasking, organizational skills, outgoing, good computer knowledge with Microsoft Office, excellent interpersonal skills, ability to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously and respond well to pressure and deadlines.

Experience and Education
Experience in public relations, social media, marketing, customer service and event planning a plus.

Hours
- Part-time hours to be determined according to need and availability
- Will include variety of hours including daytime (8-4:30), some evenings and weekends

Attire: Workday casual

To Apply
Please forward resume and letter of interest to Mimi Anderson, WeTHRIVE! North College Hill Team Leader, andersonpbs@fuse.net.

MamLuft&Co. Dance

Summer Intern

Posted:
May 30, 2018
Intern Supervisor: Education and Outreach Coordinator
Hours: Part-time
Compensation: This is an unpaid position.

Summer Internship Overview
MamLuft&Co. Dance seeks an intern for Summer 2018 who is eager to learn about and participate in various aspects of non-profit arts administration, education, and outreach.

Intern supervisor is willing to negotiate assigned projects and duties to cater to the intern’s interests and career goals. However, intern may be required to assist with following:
- Preparation for Summer Dance & Creativity Camp for Kids, which will include planning the camp themes and preparing crafts for each week.
- Teaching and assisting at 4 weeks of 2018 Summer Dance Camp for Kids (June 18-22, June 25-29, July 2-6, July 9-13) at The Liberty Exhibition Hall, 3938 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45223
     Camp Hours:
          - Sunday June 17: Mandatory load-in 9am-3pm
          - Mondays-Thursdays: 8am-3:30pm
          - Fridays: 8am-6pm (Each Friday of camp there will be a performance for parents, and there will be a mandatory tear-down directly after the performance.)
- Assisting during the Adult Summer Workshop (June 4-8, 2018) from 8am-6pm
- Assisting during the Teen Dance Intensive (June 11-15, 2018) from 8am-4pm
- Office hours and duties including but not limited to: Marketing, filing and organizing, grant writing and research, social media management, general day to day up-keep, running errands, storage/costume closet organization and cleaning, studio cleaning, and other such tasks.

Hours will be mutually agreed upon between intern and intern supervisor and can be negotiated to meet course requirements. Although this is an unpaid position, we have high expectations for this opportunity to experience the workings of a dance non-profit. Candidate must be able to adhere to a reliable, consistent schedule. Candidates are expected to be focused, communicative, reliable, respectful, and self-motivated.

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

To Apply
Send resume, including any experience and training in dance, and cover letter (addressing above requirements), to Claire Dieringer, Education and Outreach Coordinator, at dance@mamluftcodance.org.

No phone calls, please.

Cincinnati Museum Center

Sr. Director of Individual Giving

Posted:
May 30, 2018
Reports to: Vice President of Philanthropy
Department: Philanthropy
FLSA Status: FT, Exempt

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

Position Overview
The Senior Director of Individual Giving will focus on identifying, cultivating and stewarding gifts at and above $50,000 for Cincinnati Museum Center, utilizing all appropriate donor giving tools. This position will also be responsible for estate giving strategy and management of the Director of Individual Giving.

Responsibilities and Duties
- Develop and maintain a portfolio of major gift level prospects with the capacity of giving $50,000 and above for Cincinnati Museum Center
- Utilize moves-management techniques to move current and future donors through the engagement, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship cycle
- Actively solicit for gifts $50,000 and above; include internal partners, volunteers, and leadership where appropriate; position leadership and/or volunteers for greatest possible outcomes
- Collaborate on the creation of appropriate collateral, proposals and stewardship reports
- Manage estate giving strategy which can include supporting blended asks of prospects and incorporating estate giving options into existing philanthropy marketing tools
- Manage staff responsible for individual giving to the Museum
- Other duties as assigned or required

Qualifications and Experience
- Bachelor’s degree required
- Minimum of five years of experience in fundraising, with emphasis on major gifts
- Demonstrated experience identifying, soliciting and stewarding gifts at $50k+
- Previous supervisory/management experience of professional staff
- Experience with maximizing estate giving tools is preferred

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Ability to take initiative, work both independently and collaboratively and think creatively to problem-solve
- Proven effective written and verbal communication skills
- Must be team-oriented, self-directed, and able to effectively manage priorities and projects
- Possess a high level of motivation and integrity
- Experience with Raiser’s Edge or other prospect management software preferred
- Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

To Apply
Visit https://goo.gl/m2Xg8g

-EOE-
We are an equal opportunity employer

Cincinnati Museum Center

Learning Specialist

Posted:
May 30, 2018
Reports to: Manager of Program Development and Delivery
Department: Program Development & Delivery
FLSA Status: PT, Hourly

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

Position Overview
The Learning Specialist ensures that Cincinnati Museum Center programs fulfill their brand promise for being insightful, inspiring, and fun experiences across the lifelong spectrum of learning. The Learning Specialist produces and participates in high-quality teaching and learning experiences in line with Museum Center’s standards of excellence and mission. The Learning Specialist also works closely with the Managers of Program Development and Delivery to fulfill scheduling and supply plans that meet the needs and commitments of all learning programs. Additionally, this position works collaboratively with other learning team members to create a cohesive and comprehensive visitor experience across Museum Center audiences and locations by: 1) Ensuring programs/events are on mission, 2) Makes effective use of resources (budget, time, collections, relationships), 3) Helping to reach new audiences and experiment with new methods, when appropriate, and 3) Create and maintain community relationships through dialogue on relevant issues. The Learning Specialist represents Cincinnati Museum Center with credibility, curiosity, and a sense of radical welcome.

Responsibilities/Duties
Frontline Engagement Activities: 90%
- Provide floor coverage in Duke Energy Children’s Museum, including monitoring safety, engaging with visitors in exhibits, and assisting with museum upkeep.
- Conduct/teach learning experiences within a diverse suite of programs across various departments, including School & Teacher Partnerships, Community Engagement, and Museum Experience.
- Engage with a variety of audiences, including school groups, museum visitors, day campers, and community groups.
- Deliver educational programming and participate in engagement opportunities inside and outside of Cincinnati Union Terminal.
- Work alongside youth and adult volunteers and assist in their training.

Office, Research, and Development Activities: 10%
- Participate as assigned in institution-wide strategic initiatives, including planning and design for a restored and repaired Union Terminal.
- Participate in necessary trainings and meetings related to program content, development and delivery, as well as museum operations.

Other duties as assigned

Education and Experience
- Must possess a High school diploma or equivalent.
- Undergraduate degree in Science, Art, Early Childhood Development, or related experience preferred.
- Experience with the Maker movement—whether as an artist, engineer, tinkerer, or similar hobbyist—preferred.
- Experience with museum, non-profits, hospitality industry or large venue attractions a plus.
- At least two years customer service experience preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Excellent guest service skills including conflict-resolution and interfacing with diverse internal and external audiences, as well as an outgoing and friendly personality.
- Professional demeanor with a degree of integrity, confidentiality, ethics, and dedication to the mission of the Cincinnati Museum Center.
- Strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills, with attention to detail.
- Strongly self-motivated and able to take initiative in the absence of immediate direction.
- Able to work independently and as a member of a team.
- Strong ability to complete multiple tasks in an energetic environment and work well under pressure with periodic heavy workloads, frequent interruptions, and fluctuating schedules.
- Must be comfortable working with large groups of people consisting of a variety of ages and backgrounds.

Additional Requirements
Must have working knowledge of MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook). Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds and be able to sit, stand, and physically move about the facility. Must have the ability to work a flexible schedule including one Saturday or Sunday per week, some evenings and holidays. Must have reliable transportation to and from work and a valid driver’s license.

Working Conditions
Work is conducted at a variety of locations operated by the Cincinnati Museum Center, but also at indoor and outdoor sites located in the greater Cincinnati Metropolitan Area and the region. Staying overnight at the museum is occasionally required during special events. Must be willing to work periodically with live animals and preserved animal specimens.

To Apply
Please visit https://goo.gl/Su6Ejj

-EOE-
We are an equal opportunity employer

Music Resource Center – Cincinnati

Member Coordinator

Posted:
May 30, 2018
Now in it’s 10th year, the Music Resource Center – Cincinnati is the only state of the art recording studio for students in grades 7 – 12. We are a non-profit organization that is a fun and exciting place for teens to learn about music and recording after school. We “inspire teenagers in a culturally diverse musically focused setting to elevate lifetime and academic achievement.” We utilize music education and performance experiences, both of which create opportunities to teach important life skills, while simultaneously providing a safe alternative to the streets that any teen can afford.

We are immediately seeking a self motivated, detail oriented Member Coordinator. This part-time position monitors the in-house member services at MRC. The Member Coordinator tracks attendance, dues, and member demographic information in addition to daily studio scheduling. The Member Coordinator also performs basic maintenance functions to keep the facility clean and attractive.

Essential Functions
- Manage member traffic flow and routine communications, including checking in/out, maintaining member records in database (MindBody, Salesforce), and creating new member folders.
- Engage members and prospective members through daily interactions, studio tours, onboarding of new members.
- Manage studio schedule in coordination with instructors, including booking studio appointments, booking/scheduling lessons, sending lesson reminders to members and parents, as appropriate.
- In concert with Community Care Coordinator, address behavioral issues with members and/or parents.
- Promote MRC opportunities to current members; follow up on phone calls/emails regarding interest in MRC programming.
- Oversee meal programs, including meals for special events.
- Order office supplies, as needed.

Position Qualifications/Competencies
- Great organizational skills
- Basic Microsoft Office and Mac
- Experience working with youth/teens
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills
- Ability to work and plan programming with a small team of others
- Strong ability to multi-task and work in a busy environment

Hours
Monday – Thursday 11:45 pm – 6:15 pm (school year 1:45 – 7:15), plus addiitonal 2 – 4 hours for meetings and other duties.

Compensation
$8.50 – $9.00/hour

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send an email to jobs@mrccinci.org with the job title, Member Coordinator, in the subject line.  Please include your resume and a cover letter. You can also mail your cover letter and resume to: Jobs, MRC-Cinci, 3032 Woodburn Ave, Cincinnati, OH  45206.

MRC-Cincinnati is an equal opportunity employer.

Taft Museum of Art

Kitchen Porter/General Utility

Posted:
May 25, 2018
Taft Museum of Art (TMA)-Cincinnati, Ohio
316 Pike Street Cincinnati | Ohio 45202 | www.taftmuseum.org

Works for: Chef Manager
Team: Visitor Experience
Status: Nonexempt/Part-time (25-30 hours)
Schedule: Wednesday-Sunday lunch shift; occasional evenings required.
Core Hours: 10:00 AM-3:00 PM (4:00 PM sometimes on weekends.)
Wage: $9.00-$11.00 per hour, depending on experience.
Other: Free museum parking, shop and cafe discounts, free Museum membership through 2018.

To Apply
Send résumé and three references, along with a brief email, to tafthr@taftmuseum.org. Please use the words “Kitchen Porter” in the subject line. No calls, please. Applicants selected for interviews will be contacted by the Taft Museum of Art’s Visitor Experience Team.

The Taft Museum of Art, located in downtown Cincinnati, seeks a Kitchen Porter/General Utility Team member. Whether you are ready to launch your culinary career or you have a history of keeping things bright and shiny, we are looking for a team member who wants to join our Visitor Experience Team and make a unique difference! This position requires a high-energy, positive, very organized team player who is attentive to detail and loves to make things sparkle. The Taft plays an important role in Cincinnati’s resurgent downtown culture! Enjoy this rare opportunity to work at one of the finest small art museums in the United States.

Position Overview
Reporting to the Chef Manager, the Kitchen Porter/General Utility position is essential to the success of the Taft Museum of Art’s Café kitchen and plays a key role in creating a positive experience for each guest. Responsibilities include maintaining cleanliness and sanitation standards for china, glassware, tableware, cooking utensils, etc., using machine and manual cleaning methods. This position also ensures the dishwashing area is maintained as a clean, safe, and sanitary facility. This role routinely uses sinks and dishwashers and tools to clean kitchen appliances. Employees in this role are frequently exposed to hot water, potentially slippery floors, garbage disposals, and cleaning chemicals. This job operates in a kitchen and café environment and he/she will also work with other team members to ensure the museum is prepared for café dining and special events. Throughout these functions, this position is expected to support the TMA’s mission, vision, and core values.

Core Responsibilities
- Impress each guest with excellence in cleanliness.
- Sort and rinse dirty dishes, glass, tableware, and cooking utensils, and place them in racks to send through dish machine.
- Sort and stack clean dishes. Carry clean dishes to cook’s line and other proper storage areas. Rewash soiled dishes before delivering.
- Wash pots, pans, and trays by hand as necessary.
- Remove trash and garbage to dumpster.
- Sweep/mop floors.
- Sweep up trash around exterior of café and garbage cans.
- Conduct general café and kitchen cleaning as directed.
- Wipe up any spills to ensure café and kitchen floors remain dry.
- Light menu prep work.
- Assist café and security staff with event and room set-ups.
- Other duties as directed.
- Commitment to excellence.

Required Skills
- Alignment with Organizational Mission, Goals, and Core Values: Understands and embraces the Museum mission and goals. Models, reflects, and reinforces core values of respect, integrity, excellence, creativity, and collaboration.
- Physical Capabilities: Must be able to stand for extended periods of time; sit; climb or balance; and stoop or kneel. The employee must frequently lift and/or move objects up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 100 pounds in conjunction with a co-worker. 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.
- Guest Services: Is guest-oriented, personable, high-energy, hard-working team player. Must be able to read, write, and understand English. Ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure in a fast-paced environment, with a smile!
- Professionalism and Results Orientation:  Must enjoy working within a small, entrepreneurial environment that is mission-driven and community-oriented.

Required Education and Experience
- Education: High school or equivalent
- Age: Must be at least 18 years old
- Required experience: Commercial kitchen work: 1 year

About the Taft
The Taft Museum of Art, which opened in 1932, is one of the finest small art museums in the United States. Located in downtown Cincinnati, the Museum is part of a resurgent downtown culture. A founder-based museum, the Taft presents the collections of Charles and Anna Taft, noted Gilded Age collectors. The holdings consist of European old master and 19th-century paintings; 19th-century American paintings and sculpture; European decorative arts, with strength in French Renaissance enamels, Italian maiolica, and watches; and American Federal-period furniture. Works from the small, exquisite collection are lent selectively to leading international museums. The facility comprises a historic house (built ca. 1820) that is on the National Historic Register and a modern wing completed in 2004.

Equal Employment Opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at The Taft Museum of Art, where employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, alienage or citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, military status, creed, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other protected characteristic as established by law. This policy applies to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training, placement, compensation, promotion, discipline, and termination. This description shall not be construed as a contract of any sort for a specific period of employment.

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center

Visitor Services Specialist

Posted:
May 24, 2018
Reports to: Visitor Services Manager
Department: Visitor Services
FLSA Status: PT, Hourly

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

Position Overview
The Visitor Services Specialist conducts the daily admissions operations for National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. The specialist is responsible for providing superior hospitality and service, and providing a safe, friendly, clean environment. Additionally, the Specialist must work on a daily basis to deliver a seamless sales experience to our guests and members while aggressively maximizing sales, driving incremental revenues and actively soliciting new members.

Responsibilities/Duties
- Operate POS register system for retail, ticket sales, group check-in, program sales and membership transactions and fulfillment.
- Provide orientation, guidance and assistance to guests, members and groups with general information, pricing, programs/events, etc.; help them plan their day for an individualized, best experience possible.
- Assist with execution of all guest and member appreciation events, film screenings, exhibit previews, recognition activities, special offers, programs, teacher previews, fundraising efforts and cross-promotions to provide special experiences that show our true appreciation for their continued support.
- Maintain a safe, clean and efficiently operating work space
- Actively participate in initial and ongoing trainings for consistency and improvement in service delivery, salesmanship, hospitality, team building and messaging to guests and members.
- Follow all loss prevention and cash handling policies and procedures, including completing transactions, making change, counting tills and securing cash and currency.

Education and Experience
- High School diploma or equivalent required
- Demonstrated customer service experience
- Previous cash handling experience and some experience with a POS sales system a plus.

Job Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Must have excellent communication and customer service skills including conflict-resolution, interfacing with diverse internal and external audiences. Ability to follow direction, remain flexible, maintain composure and communicate effectively and professionally in fast-paced situations or during periods of change. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends, and holidays. Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite. Strong self-motivation, initiative and the ability to work both independently and as a team member.

Required to perform other duties as requested or assigned.

To Apply
Visit https://goo.gl/Z5fGz4

-EOE-
We are an equal opportunity employer

Cincinnati Museum Center

Assistant Manager Visitor Services and Sales

Posted:
May 24, 2018
Reports to: Visitor Services Manager
Department: Visitor Services
FLSA Status: FT/Hourly

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

Position Overview
The Assistant Manager of Visitor Services and Sales directly manages the daily admissions operations for Cincinnati Museum Center and assists in planning and execution of the department’s service delivery and sales goals. This includes supervision of visitor services staff and management of daily operation of box office, parking, attraction entrances, group entry, membership and some special exhibits functions. The Assistant Manager is also responsible for providing superior hospitality and supports functions such as cash handling and reconciliation, training, monitoring supply levels, systems maintenance, and daily staffing and scheduling. Additionally, the Assistant Manager will assist the Managers in coordinating with all other departments to provide a safe, friendly, and optimally functional Rotunda, lobby, group entry, parking lot, and attraction egresses; especially during peak times, emergencies, and special events.

The Assistant Manager serves as a role model and leader of the level of service and hospitality we expect of our staff and will assist in delivering consistent brand-quality messaging, service, and hospitality to our guests and Members. This position will strive to deliver a seamless sales experience to guests and Members while maximizing sales, driving incremental revenues, and actively soliciting new Members.

Responsibilities and Duties
Operations
Directly manage ticket sales, group entry, program sales and Member Pass transactions and fulfillment at Point of Sale; including collecting revenue, applying appropriate special offer/promotion/incentive, recording accurate guest and Member data, printing and distributing the Member Pass and loading corresponding benefits to the Member Pass
- Provide initial service to guests and Members and perform service recovery as necessary. Address concerns/issues and determine resolution; escalate situations to department Manager on duty as necessary
- Provide training, support and supervision of admissions team while promoting a positive work environment
- Maintain integrity and precision of sales system and database records to ensure best information is available to fully assist guests and Members as well as coordinate with IT department for any immediate corrections needed for daily operation to continue
- Assist with the delivery of marketing messaging via signage, collateral, verbal and written communications, and promotions/initiatives, especially as they relate to guest satisfaction an driving repeat visitation, incremental sales, member retention, and new member conversion
- Assist with planning and execution of all guest and member appreciation events, film screenings, exhibit previews, recognition activities, special offers, programs, teacher previews, fundraising efforts, and cross-promotions
- Maintain a safe, clean, and efficient operating work space, including offices, supply rooms, box office, queuing areas, scanning stations, group entry, and reception and hospitality areas
- Assist in delivery of initial and ongoing trainings for consistency and improvement in service delivery, salesmanship, hospitality, teambuilding, and messaging to guests and members
- Implement loss prevention and cash handling policies and procedures, including variance reporting, finance reconciliation, and securing cash and currency

Logistics
- Create staffing schedules and daily break plans; monitor and adjust time keeping system for inaccurate/incomplete shifts and breaks
- Monitor sales and attendance on a daily basis and then take appropriate action to maximize revenue
- Monitor inventory levels of stanchions, office supplies, wheelchairs, strollers, collateral, signage, cash handling, and other related operational needs; resolve shortages immediately and report to Manager
- Assist with creation and maintenance of department policies and procedures, job aides, resources and communications tools
- Other duties as required or assigned

Qualifications and Experience
- Minimum High School diploma or equivalent required; Some college a plus
- At least 2 years management experience in hospitality or customer service industry
- Previous experience delivering training with focus on exceptional service preferred
- Previous cash handling experience and operational experience with a POS sales system; experience with a relational database (familiarity with Raiser’s Edge is a plus), spreadsheets, word processing and communications software is a plus.
- Proven ability to maintain composure, practice sound judgment, problem solve, critically think, promote a spirit of cooperation and diplomacy and communicate effectively and professionally in high pressure, fast-paced, emergency or unusual situations
- Professional demeanor with a high degree of integrity, confidentiality, ethics and dedication to the missions of Cincinnati Museum Center and National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.
- Excellent organizational, interpersonal, communication and presentation skills, written, aural and oral; with strong attention to detail
- Good analytical skills with the ability to produce, understand, interpret and apply complex data
- Strong self-motivation and initiative; ability to work both independently and as a team member
- Strong time management skills including ability to initiate, prioritize, manage and complete multiple tasks in an energetic environment and work well under pressure with periodic heavy workloads, constant demands and frequent interruptions

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Excellent customer service skills including conflict resolution, team building, interfacing and collaborating effectively with diverse internal and external audience
- Must have good communication skills both oral and written and ability to work with a diverse workforce.
- Must be able to read, write and proofread reports, departmental memos and other related documents.*
- Ability to type 30-40 wpm, complete complex data entry processes with speed and accuracy, count cash with precision and working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
- Experience with volunteers is a plus

Working Conditions
Front desk/kiosk environment with occasional tasks performed outdoors. Possible long periods of standing or sitting. Possible periods of moderate walking throughout the building, including stairs. May be exposed to extreme hot or cold weather, including rain and snow.

To Apply
Visit https://goo.gl/Do27Xn

-EOE-
We are an equal opportunity employer

Cincinnati Museum Center

Assistant Controller

Posted:
May 24, 2018
Reports to: Director of Finance
Department: Finance
FLSA Status: FT/Exempt

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

Responsibilities
Lead the organizations’ not-for-profit accounting functions in collaboration with Finance Team. These functions include:
- Maintaining the organization's not-for-profit accounting principles, practices, and procedures;
- Perform the following key NFP accounting functions:
    - Investment accounting and related flow of funds;
    - Intercompany and interfund reconciliations (Due to/Due from);
    - Prepare and post journal entries to the general ledger;
    - Prepare reconciliations to the general ledger:
    - Internal and external reporting requirements, recurring and ad hoc;
    - Ensure contributions are aligned with gift policies;
    - Support philanthropy teams with donor gift agreements,
    - Develop financial and donation reports as needed;
    - Tracking and reporting of:
        - separate funds with related activity by entity;
        - net asset rollforward by fund by entity;
        - endowment activity by entity
    - Annual spending policy calculations for Board review and approval
- Oversight, management and review of:
    - Contributions and proper accounting treatment;
    - Contribution data entry and reconciliations;
    - Pledges and pledge receivables;
    - Accounts receivable;
    - Review and post journal entries to the general ledger;
    - Review reconciliations to the general ledger:
    - Grant funded school visits and other donor restricted gifts*;
- Compliance
    - Monthly, quarterly and annual debt and bank compliance reporting for operating and capital needs (excluding Union Terminal Restoration)
    - Key support of the annual financial audit and other audit related activities.
    - Support the external preparation and reporting of tax returns and related to ensure compliance with governmental reporting requirements and IRS regulations;
    - Prepare and file government/license reports as required;
    - Prepare and oversee the financial portion of grant applications, reports and billing to ensure compliance with requirements and policies of funding sources. Ensure timely filing of expenditures against grant awards and proper accounting of transactions (federal, state, local)
    - Federal Indirect cost rate
- Assist non-financial staff with the financial aspects of their activities;
- Other duties as assigned by Director of Finance and/or CFO

Qualifications
- Four year college degree in accounting major required.
- Minimum three years of experience in not-for-profit including fund accounting, contributions and investments.
- Proficient in Excel and technology based financial systems.
- Attention to detail along with strong analytical, written, and verbal communication skills are essential.
- Ability to be flexible and adaptable to changes while keeping projects well organized and appropriately prioritized.
- Experience with federal grant management, MIP fund accounting software and Raiser’s Edge is a plus.
- Good judgment, and ability to handle projects independently, as well as, ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a team environment.

Working Conditions
Schedule is Monday to Friday with occasional evening and weekend hours required as workload demands. Working conditions include normal office environment.

To Apply
Visit https://goo.gl/H4b8cb

-EOE-
We are an equal opportunity employer

Cincinnati Museum Center

Advanced Service and Sales Associate (PT)

Posted:
May 24, 2018
Reports to: Manager Advanced Sales
Department: Service and Sales
FLSA Status: PT/Hourly

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

Responsibilities
The Advanced Sales and Service Associate supports the daily operations of Cincinnati Museum Center. The associate executes processes and procedures necessary to meet the department’s service delivery and sales goals, and is responsible for providing superior hospitality and service. The associate is responsible for consistently delivering brand quality messaging while actively maximizing sales and soliciting new members.  Core duties and responsibilities include the following: 

Service & Sales (90%)

- Operate multi-line phone system to provide superior service for internal and external guests.*
- Respond promptly to all calls in a professional and friendly manner.*
- Speak clearly using proper English for maximum understandability.*
- Practice good listening skills and ask probing questions to determine how to best serve the caller.
- Transfer calls best served by other departments or individuals quickly and efficiently.
- Must be able to answer consecutive telephone calls each with a fresh perspective.
 -Operate a scheduling and reservations system to execute ticket sales, group reservations, membership sales, and special program/event reservations over the phone. *
- Operate time keeping system as it relates to recording clock-in, clock-out, time off requests, and other related items.
- Provide guidance and assistance to guests, Members and groups through general information, pricing information, programs/events schedule, etc.; help them plan their day for the most meaningful experience possible.*
- Deliver world-class service experiences and assertive salesmanship techniques, and appropriately address guest and Member needs to increase guest satisfaction and drive sale opportunities.
- Assist with the delivery of promotions/initiatives and marketing messages as they relate to guest satisfaction and driving repeat visitation, Member retention and new member conversion.
- Efficient and accurate entry of Member, group, or individual data; work to maintain accurate database.*
- Schedule group reservations taking into account availability of CMC resources, policies of CMC, and the requests of groups.
- Create reservations for private events and public programming.
- Actively pursue information related to events, programs, service delivery, salesmanship, special exhibits, museum exhibits, and any other activities.
- Follow all processes and procedures to help department meet service and sales goals.
- Take initiative to recognize opportunities for improvement in processes or procedures and work with management to make necessary changes.
- Other duties as assigned.

Professional Development (10%)
- Actively participate in initial and ongoing trainings for consistency and improvement of service delivery, salesmanship, hospitality, team building, and messaging to guests and Members with goals of delivering a world class service experience and creating a culture of exceptional service.
- Assist management with creation, updating, and maintenance of departmental job aides, resources, and communication tools.
- Attend all required staff meetings and training sessions.

Qualifications
- High school graduate or equivalent required.
- 2 years of customer service or telephone sales preferred.
- Experience with museums, nonprofits, hospitality industry or large venue attraction a plus.
- Excellent guest service skills including conflict-resolution and interfacing with diverse internal and external audience; and an outgoing, friendly personality.
- Ability to follow direction, remain flexible, maintain composure and communicate effectively and professionally in fast paced situations or during periods of change.
- Ability to use multi-line phone system and multifaceted computer software system.
- Must be able to read and write departmental communications and other related documents.
- Must be reliable and able to report to shift on time.
- Ability to type 30-40 wpm and complete complex data entry processes.
- Professional demeanor with a degree of integrity, confidentiality, ethics and dedication to the mission of Cincinnati Museum Center.
- Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills, with strong attention to detail.
- Strong self- motivation and initiative; ability to work both independently and as a team member.
- Strong ability to complete multiple tasks in an energetic environment and work well under pressure with periodic heavy workloads, constant demands, and frequent interruptions.

Working Conditions
- Fast-paced call center with sound bleed and other distractions during busy times.
- Reception desk layout with multiline display console and PC.
- Personal headsets provided for hands free call response and keying.
- 90% of a shift is seated responding to calls and working on computer.
- Team environment where all input for improvement is appreciated and all associates support one another.

Additional Information
Position is part time, hourly. Requires flexible schedule to meet business demands, including weekends, evenings and holidays.

To Apply
Visit https://goo.gl/Vkk3tn

-EOE-
We are an equal opportunity employer

Ignite Philanthropy

Donor Research Associate

Posted:
May 21, 2018
Introduction
Aspiring to maximize the power of giving, Ignite Philanthropy is a Cincinnati-based consulting firm that 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 is a unique firm that serves all aspects of the philanthropic and non-profit sector—from individuals, companies and foundations seeking to manage and improve their philanthropic giving to non-profits looking for an experienced fundraising or strategy partner to raise capital to accomplish their mission.

Ignite Philanthropy’s Non-Profit Services Division manages multi-million-dollar fundraising campaigns and provides strategic fundraising consulting services 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 nearly $90 million in private dollars for local non-profit capital projects and initiatives, such as the Music Hall revitalization effort, BLINK, The Center for Addiction Treatment and others.

Position Summary
The Donor Research Associate works in partnership with Ignite Philanthropy’s Non-Profit Services Team to provide high-quality professional services to our region’s leading non-profit organizations. The Donor Research Associate will support the Non-Profit Services Division by providing donor and prospect research, donor data analysis, data entry, database management and other research tasks needed to execute fundraising campaigns and strategic consulting projects. Because the Donor Research Associate provides critical support to Ignite Philanthropy’s client projects, excellent communication skills and a keen attention to detail are required. The Donor Research Associate role is an internal facing position.

Primary Duties
The Donor Research Associate supports all clients of Ignite Philanthropy’s Non-Profit Services Division with donor research and data analysis. The work produced by the Donor Research Associate will be used in project execution and seen by clients, so a keen attention to detail is required. Though the job requirements will change for each project, the following areas of responsibility provide an overview of the type of work that this role will be responsible for delivering.
- Participate as a core member of the Non-Profit Services team to support fundraising strategy, campaign planning and campaign management projects.
- Collect and analyze donor data from clients; assist with developing recommendations based on data findings/trends.
- Conduct in-depth research (i.e. review of public records, giving history, community connections) to identify prospective donors for client projects.
- Produce detailed briefing documents summarizing research to share with Non-Profit Services team and clients.
- Produce regular and as-needed reports to share with Non-Profit Services team and clients.
- Manage data entry in excel and client CRM databases; update donor records within campaign tracking documents.
- Assist in managing Ignite Philanthropy’s internal CRM database by updating entries, running reports and other functions.
- Utilize database knowledge to evaluate client CRM practices and provide guidance as needed.
- Help coordinate and prepare for client, donor and stakeholder meetings.
- Participate in the development of donor cultivation, solicitation and stewardship strategies.
- Provide general support to the Non-Profit Services team and complete other duties as needed.
- Participate in a culture of learning by building personal knowledge base and applying learnings.
- Develop professional relationships and rapport with clients.

Skills and Attributes
Ignite Philanthropy seeks an individual who is inspired by the impact of the non-profit sector and is driven to deliver highly professional work. The Donor Research Associate will be working with a high-performance team in a fast-paced environment, and will ideally have the following skills and attributes:
- Ability to proactively self-manage projects with minimal direction from team members.
- Desire and ability to work in a team environment to achieve objectives.
- Exceptional writing and professional communication skills.
- Keen attention to detail and ability to deliver work of the highest quality.
- Strong time management and organizational skills and ability to balance demands of multiple client projects at the same time, while still reaching internal and external deadlines and goals.
- A willingness to accept feedback and a desire to constantly learn and improve.
- Experience in the non-profit sector, with an emphasis on experience in development or institutional advancement.
- Knowledge of the regional donor landscape sufficient to provide advice and input on donor prospecting.
- Strong quantitative data analysis and management skills.
- An advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel, with the ability to structure and present data for analysis and presentation purposes.
- Strong experience with Customer Relationship Management software such as Raiser’s Edge, Salesforce, Donor Perfect, GiftWorks or other CRM software.
- Entrepreneurial spirit and interest in being part of a growing company.
- A bachelor’s degree and 3-4 years of work experience in a non-profit fundraising/development department, or a master’s degree and 1-2 years’ experience in a non-profit fundraising/development department.
- Candidates have experience working with and a working knowledge of donor database systems and donor prospecting activities.

Salary & Benefits
- Salary commensurate with experience, $40,000 - $50,000
- Competitive benefits package including parking stipend, paid vacation, health insurance and retirement contribution match after 1 year of employment

Ignite Philanthropy is fully committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. It is the policy of Ignite Philanthropy to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, military status, veteran status, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability or any other protected status.

To Apply
Submit Cover Letter and Resume to Bethany Monahan, bmonahan@ignitephilanthropy.com by 5:00 pm on June 8, 2018. Review of applications will begin in late May and continue on a rolling basis.

Ignite Philanthropy

Non-Profit Services Associate

Posted:
May 21, 2018
Introduction
Aspiring to maximize the power of giving, Ignite Philanthropy is a Cincinnati-based consulting firm that 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 is a unique firm that serves all aspects of the philanthropic and non-profit sector—from individuals, companies and foundations seeking to manage and improve their philanthropic giving to non-profits looking for an experienced fundraising or strategy partner to raise capital to accomplish their mission.

Ignite Philanthropy’s Non-Profit Services Division manages multi-million-dollar fundraising campaigns and provides strategic fundraising consulting services 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 nearly $90 million in private dollars for local non-profit capital projects and initiatives, such as the Music Hall revitalization effort, BLINK, The Center for Addiction Treatment and others.

Position Summary
The Associate works in partnership with Ignite Philanthropy’s Non-Profit Services Team to provide high-quality professional services to our region’s leading non-profit organizations. The Associate will be assigned a portfolio of fundraising campaign and strategic consulting projects and, in partnership with other team members, be responsible for managing and executing all tasks needed to meet the needs of those projects. Because the Associate role interfaces directly with clients through in-person meetings and written communications, a client-focused mindset and a keen attention to detail are required. The Associate role is both an internal (80%) and external (20%) facing position.

Primary Duties
The Associate is part of a client facing project team, responsible for executing tasks necessary to meet the needs of the assigned projects while delivering a high-quality client experience. Though the job requirements will change for each project, the following areas of responsibility provide an overview of the type of work that this role will be responsible for delivering.
- Serve as a core member of the Non-Profit Services team to support fundraising strategy, campaign planning and campaign management projects.
- In partnership with the Non-Profit Services team, develop project/campaign goals and timelines.
- Assist with client onboarding to gather information and documents from clients.
- In partnership with Non-Profit Services team, prepare client/meeting materials such as agendas, presentations, reports, and project timelines.
- Work with the Non-Profit Services team to develop strategy recommendations for clients.
- Perform donor research and analyze data to accomplish fundraising goals.
- Develop campaign communications and materials, such as pitch decks, one-pagers, donor correspondences, donor acknowledgements, proposals and grant applications.
- Help coordinate and prepare for client, donor and stakeholder meetings.
- Manage/update project planning documents, campaign fundraising pipelines and data entry.
- Help Non-Profit Services Team and clients meet timelines and stay on schedule.
- Provide general support to the Non-Profit Services team and complete other duties as needed.
- Participate in a culture of learning by building knowledge base and applying learnings. Develop professional relationships and rapport with clients.

Skills and Attributes
Ignite Philanthropy seeks an individual who is inspired by the impact of the non-profit sector and is driven to deliver highly professional work. The Associate will be working with a high-performance team in a fast-paced environment, and will ideally have the following skills and attributes:
- Ability to proactively self-manage projects with minimal direction from Manager or Vice President.
- Ability to understand and anticipate next steps in complex processes.
- Desire and ability to work in a team environment to achieve objectives and to effectively anticipate client and donor needs and desires.
- Exceptional writing and professional communication skills; ability to adapt writing style depending on audience needs.
- Keen attention to detail and ability to deliver work of the highest quality.
- Strong time management and organizational skills and ability to balance demands of multiple client projects at the same time, while still reaching internal and external deadlines and goals.
- A willingness to accept feedback and a desire to constantly learn and improve.
- Entrepreneurial spirit and interest in being part of a growing company.
- Knowledge of and experience in the non-profit sector, with an emphasis on experience in development or institutional advancement.
- A bachelor’s degree and 2-3 years of work experience in a non-profit fundraising/development department or business environment, or a master’s degree and experience in a non-profit fundraising/development department or business environment. 
- Candidates will likely have experience working in the development department of a non-profit organization or have served in a development capacity on a non-profit’s Board of Directors.

Salary & Benefits
- Salary commensurate with experience, $40,000 - $50,000
- Competitive benefits package including parking stipend, paid vacation, health insurance and retirement contribution match after 1 year of employment

Ignite Philanthropy is fully committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. It is the policy of Ignite Philanthropy to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, military status, veteran status, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability or any other protected status.

To Apply
Submit Cover Letter and Resume to Bethany Monahan, bmonahan@ignitephilanthropy.com by 5:00 pm on June 8, 2018. Review of applications will begin in late May and continue on a rolling basis.

Springfield Youth Chamber Orchestra

Conductor

Posted:
May 18, 2018
For more than 60 years the Springfield Symphony Orchestra (SSO) Youth Orchestra program has provided a quality educational experience for young musicians, and is one of the few opportunities in Clark and surrounding counties for students to play in full orchestral and chamber orchestra settings. The Springfield Youth Chamber Orchestra (SYCO)- the organization's intermediate level ensemble- serves string players in a group performance experience that introduces them to string literature with a focus on ensemble skills. Rehearsals for SYCO and all other SYO ensembles are held during the school year on Monday evenings at the John Legend Theater in downtown Springfield, with Fall and Spring semester performances also taking place in downtown Springfield.

Introduction
The person(s) serving as Conductor of one or more of the Youth orchestras is hired by and is under contract to the Springfield Symphony Orchestra Association. The Conductor, an at will position, is responsible to and subject to the direct supervision of the Executive Director, with artistic guidance of the SSO Music Director. Except for those duties specifically retained by the Board, the Conductor shall be responsible for the supervision of all artistic operations of the assigned Youth orchestra(s) and the maintenance of the artistic quality of performances. The Conductor shall work in cooperation with the SSO Board of Trustees, SSO Operations & Education Director, SSO Music Director & Conductor and the Springfield Youth Orchestras Parents Association and within any guidelines established by the SSO Board of Trustees and the subsidiary SYO Parents Association.

Compensation
Compensation shall be defined and specified under a written Employment Letter of Agreement Contract between the SSO Association and the holder of the position. Compensation and performance shall be reviewed annually.

Specific Responsibilities
Duties include, but are not necessarily limited to, the following areas.

Artistic Selection and Performance

- Plans, rehearses and conducts performances of the appropriate Youth orchestra. This includes the selection of works to be performed and stage setup to present the orchestra at its best acoustically and visually. As the occasion arises through seasonal planning a Youth orchestra may, however, perform under the baton of the SSO Music Director & Conductor.
- Conducts auditions, selects all playing personnel and determines seating within each section of the orchestra.
- Develops and maintains the total artistic and educational quality of the orchestra and advises the SSO Executive Director on matters that concern the overall development of all three youth orchestras as an artistic and educational entity.
- Continues the development and enhancement of personal musical skills.

Administrative/Educational Activities
- Adheres to any and all relevant personnel and budgetary policies established by the Board of Trustees.
- Maintains communications with administrative and artistic staff in the most convenient way available in order to advise the Association regarding artistic, musical personnel and related matters.
- Will assist with contacting local music educators and private teachers in order to help with SYO student recruitment.
- Others, as may be assigned by the Board, following consultation with the Executive Director. Newly assigned job responsibilities shall be documented in writing and placed as an attachment to this Position Description.

Changes to the Position Description
All parties to it recognize the dynamic evolutionary status of this Position Description. However, changes, additions or deletions may be made only under certain conditions.
- During the contractual employment period of a Conductor, changes, as assigned by the Board following consultation with the Executive Director and Conductor/SSO Music Director, shall appear in writing in this Position Description. Only then may the Conductor be held accountable for changed or added responsibilities.
- Between contractual employment periods or in anticipation of a renewed contractual employment period for the current Conductor, changes, as assigned by the Board following consultation with the Executive Director, shall appear in writing in this Position Description. Only then may the Conductor be held accountable for changed or added responsibilities.
- Prior to the search for and replacement of a Conductor, the Board of Trustees may make changes to this Position Description.

The Personnel Committee shall periodically review the Conductor Position Description for content and currency and report its findings to the Executive Committee/Board for information and/or recommended action.

To Apply
Interested candidates should e-mail resume, cover letter, and list of (3) references to:

Nomi Marcus
Education & Outreach Manager
Springfield Symphony Orchestra
nomi@springfieldsym.org
(937) 325-8100

Applications will receive consideration if received by no later than June 15, 2018.

For more information, please visit: http://www.springfieldsym.org/

Cincinnati Arts Association

Floor Supervisor

Posted:
May 18, 2018
Application Deadline: May 31, 2018

These part-time, Floor Supervisor positions will be stationed at both our Aronoff Center for the Arts and Music Hall locations.

Responsibilities
General responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Overseeing front-of-house functions in a designated quadrant for events and performances, while ensuring safety of patrons and providing exceptional customer service
- Supervising volunteer usher positions
- Completing reports after events
- Monitoring lobby activity
- Understanding and implementing emergency procedures

Qualifications
- The ideal candidate must be able to exercise sound judgment and make decisions under pressure.
- Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as exceptional customer service skills
- Ability to work well with a diverse population is critical to this position.
- While performing the duties of this job, the Floor Supervisor is regularly required to stand and walk for periods of time.
- Ability to climb stairs essential.
- Ability to lift up to 35lbs.
- Prior supervisory experience is must.
- Familiarity with the public assembly setting, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA); CPR/First Aid experience a plus.
- Must be available for a varied and flexible schedule; mostly nights and weekends.

To Apply
Interested candidates may complete an application at/or send resume by May 31, 2018 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

Event Security

Posted:
May 18, 2018
Application Deadline: May 31, 2018

These part-time, Event Security positions will be stationed at both our Aronoff Center for the Arts and Music Hall locations.

Responsibilities
Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Ensuring a safe and secure environment for clients, staff and guests during events while continually monitoring the premises
- Reporting safety concerns, security breaches and unusual circumstances both verbally and in writing
- Handling security issues or emergency situations appropriately
- Remaining flexible to an ever-changing environment
- Maintaining awareness of and familiarity with event-specific instructions.

Qualifications
- The ideal candidate will possess exceptional verbal communication and people skills.
- Ability to work with a broad range of people is essential to this position.
- Prior experience in a security or customer-service oriented environment preferred.
- Neat and professional appearance is a must.
- Must be available to work a flexible schedule including various shifts, evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed.
- While performing the duties of this job, Event Security personnel are regularly required to stand and walk for periods of time.
- High school diploma or equivalent.

To Apply
Interested candidates may complete an application at/or send resume by May 31, 2018 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

Custodian

Posted:
May 18, 2018
Application Deadline: May 31, 2018

This 2nd Shift full-time position (3:00p-11:00p) will be stationed at our Aronoff Center for the Arts location.

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 imperative.
- 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 May 31, 2018 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

Accountant-Operations

Posted:
May 18, 2018
Application Deadline: May 31, 2018

The Accountant-Operations is primarily responsible for the accounting aspects of transactions arising from operational events and assisting the finance department in creating accurate and timely financial records. This position will be stationed at our Aronoff Center for the Arts location.

Responsibilities
The Accountant-Operations primary responsibilities will include, but are not limited to
- Serving as liaison between operation’s departments and finance
- Assisting in the budgeting process as it relates to events
- Reviewing records of accounts and inputting entries into proper accounts
- Gathering information for and preparing settlements and concessions invoices
- Being responsible for cash management of various departments
- Maintaining spreadsheets and other records summarizing event results and profitability
- Maintaining financial security by following internal controls
- Conducting other financial analysis as needed

Qualifications
- The ideal candidate will have good interpersonal skills requiring sound judgement and tact to communicate effectively with staff and third parties.
- Must possess the ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment, meet deadlines and work independently or as a team member.
- Must have excellent math, problem solving, and time management skills
- A high level of organization and attention to detail is essential.
- Strong knowledge of accounting principles, business practices associated systems and procedures required.
- Proficient in Microsoft Excel. Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality.
- Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a minimum of two years’ related experience or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

To Apply
Interested candidates may complete an application at/or send resume by May 31, 2018 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

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati

Assistant Technical Director

Posted:
May 17, 2018
Reports to: Technical Director 
Supervises: Technical Apprentice and Over-hire Crew

The Assistant Technical Director (ATD) is responsible for assisting the Technical Director on a daily basis. This position will assist the Technical Director in the implementation and execution of the Scenic Designs for all productions of ETC’s seven show season.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities
- Lead each show build and serve as Master Carpenter for each production
- Assist in developing a comprehensive build calendar for each production
- Assist in the coordinating and scheduling of over-hire labor for each production
- Track and submit timesheets for all scenic crew
- Assist in drafting when needed
- Assist the PM and TD in the implementation and supervision of all safety policies and procedures
- Attend Technical Rehearsals as requested
- Maintain a clean and safe work environment

Qualifications and Experience
- Minimum 3 years experience in technical theatre
- Expertise in carpentry, welding and basic rigging
- Proficiency in computer aided drafting programs
- Working knowledge of scenic construction techniques
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Ability to lead and supervise crews
- Strong organizational skills
- Ability to frequently work sitting, standing, and kneeling for long periods of time
- Ability to climb ladders and work at heights up to 25’
- Ability to lift up to 50lbs

To Apply
Please submit cover letter and resume with 3 references to:

Matthew Hollstegge
Production Manager
mhollstegge@ensemblecincinnati.org

No calls please.

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati is a professional equity theatre dedicated to new works and works new to the region. E.T.C. is an Equal Opportunity employer.

VisionArts

Art Teacher Internship

Posted:
May 17, 2018
Summer Art Camps
Time Period: May - August
Part time – Full time
Monday – Friday

Job Description
VisionArts children’s art studio in Loveland is looking for an art education or a fine art major that is looking to get some real experience creating lesson plans and teaching art to children ages 4 – 12 for their summer art camps. They will be expected to work Monday through Friday, (hours to be announced).  This is a great opportunity to get some first-hand experience that would look great on your resume!

Qualifications
- Art Education or fine arts major
- Familiar working with different art mediums
- Experience teaching art is preferred
- Must love working with children from 4 – 12yrs
- Must have lots of patience
- Must be comfortable with changing things on the spot (children are unpredictable) - sometimes the planned activity isn’t working and you have to be spontaneous and come up with a creative plan B
- Must have great people skills dealing with parents and families (the rapport we have with parents is one of the most important forms of establishing and growing a successful business)
- Last but not least - must have a good sense of humor and not mind getting messy

Duties Include
- Help create lesson plans for themed summer camps
- Help prep for art lessons
- Help clean up after lessons
- Assist with lessons
- Sometimes teach a lesson
- Help stock and organize art supplies

To Apply
Send resume and cover letter to:
Joan Rushman – Director
visionarts@outlook.com

Cincinnati Landmark Productions

Controller

Posted:
May 17, 2018
The Organization         
Cincinnati Landmark Productions (CLP) is a non-profit theatre arts corporation comprised of the Covedale Center for the Performing Arts, the Warsaw Federal Incline Theater, MadCap Puppets, Inc. and the Cincinnati Young People’s Theatre. From 1990 to 2013 the organization also ran the historic Showboat Majestic.
The organization produces three seasons of shows, events, concerts, a touring puppet theater, children’s programs and teen theater at two landmark venues. It offers a continuum of artistic opportunity for performers, musicians, technicians, kids and adults, and is dedicated to bringing the excitement of the arts to the communities in which their venues reside.

In Fall of 2018, the organization will open its newest venue — a 15,000 sq. ft. multi-arts education center on Westwood Square.

Job Description
As a member of the senior management team, the Controller will be responsible for leading and developing the finance area and working with the Office manager to develop human resource policies and procedures. The incumbent will play a critical role in strategic decision making and operations.

Qualifications
- Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, MBA and/or CPA preferred.
- At least seven years of overall professional finance experience.
- Non-profit experience, as well as, any experience with, New Market Tax Credits, and Capital Campaign accounting is a plus.
- Demonstrated ability to think strategically, and bring pro-active ideas to the organization.
- Experience with the communication and presentation of financial data to both financial and non-financial constituents and colleagues.
- Experience with Microsoft Office, Quickbooks, or similar systems is required.  Experience with ProVenue, or similar ticketing systems a plus.
- Occasional availability for after-hour activities, occasionally board meetings, etc.
- Grants Management and reporting experience.
- Keen analytic, organizational and problem solving skills which support and enable sound decision making.
- Excellent communication and relationship building skills with an ability to prioritize, negotiate, and work with a variety of internal and external contributors.

Responsibilities
Financial Management
- Analyze and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate monthly and annual financial statements; and oversee all financial project/program and grants accounting.
- Coordinate and lead annual budgeting and planning process in conjunction with the ED; Office Manager and review all financial plans and budgets; monitor progress and changes; keep senior leadership team abreast of the organization’s financial status on a timely basis.
- Manage organizational cash flow and forecasting.
- Meet with those involved with management regularly and communicate with Executive Director and board President about financial performance.
- Update and implement all necessary business policies and accounting practices; maintain the overall financial policies and procedure manual.
- Effectively communicate and present the critical financial matters to the Executive Director, Finance Committee and Board of Directors.
- Ensure all statutory requirements of the organization are met, including an annual external audit.

Human Resources
- Participate in the human resource functions; contribute to the creation of compensation and benefits packages.
- Work with Office Manager on the development and communication of all HR policies.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Apply as directed; please NO calls or walk-ins.

Job Type
Full-time for first few months and then approximately 16-24 hours per week.

Required Experience
- Non Profit and/or Capital Campaign
- Finance: 5-10 years

Contact
Please send RESUME and COVER LETTER — BY EMAIL ONLY - to jenniferperrino@clpshows.org.

Address correspondence to: Jennifer Perrino, Business Manager, Cincinnati Landmark Productions