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Employment Opportunities

POSITION AVAILABLE: Operations Manager

POSITION SUMMARY: Major responsibilities include management of the non-musical aspects of the choirs, including coordination of rehearsals and performances, recruitment, training and management of volunteers, and developing and nurturing relationships with the students and families in our choirs and education programs. Reports to the Executive Director, works closely with Artistic and Education Directors.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversee logistical planning and implementation of programs: classes, rehearsals, performances, recruiting, auditions, education programs, etc.
  • Produce and manage self-produced concerts, tours, and other special events, as well as providing assistance as needed for participation in events arranged by other organizations.
  • Work with venues to secure dates and contracts, assist in arranging guest artists, and produce program books and recordings as necessary.
  • Manage all backstage concerns during performances and dress rehearsals to ensure a successful performance experience for audience and choristers.
  • Assist in coordinating travel plans as needed for day and/or overnight tours and travel with choristers as needed to act as performance and/or tour manager.
  • Assist in creation of marketing materials as needed.
  • Manage all internal communications to provide choristers and families with clear operational information in a timely manner, including the maintenance of correct and up-to-date information on websites and internal communication apps.
  • In coordination with the Family Association, recruit, manage, train, and retain family volunteers. Assist in organizing social events as necessary.
  • Manage logistics for the audition and registration process from scheduling and publicizing dates to communicating results and managing registrations.
  • Lead volunteer management of uniform fittings, ordering, and maintenance as needed.
  • Maintain a well-organized music library, ordering music as necessary. Manage the cataloguing, distribution and collection of music, tracking and invoicing for any music that is not collected.
  • Assume administrative responsibilities as assigned by the Executive Director.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associate’s degree or equivalent. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • 2-3 years direct experience in youth development and previous performing arts management experience preferred.
  • Experience in “soup to nuts” project management, including planning, budgeting, managing staff/volunteers, execution and financial tracking.
  • Ability to move from big picture ideas to the details of implementation and back again, adjusting programs and activities as conditions or feedback require.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and outstanding interpersonal skills required.
  • Administrative and computer skills, including strong background and knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Publisher, Excel) required.
  • Ability to work with youth and families from a variety of backgrounds required.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team, as well as lead teams of children, volunteers and peers required.
  • A passion for music and singing, and knowledge of arts management a plus.
  • The right candidate will be a capable, independent worker with strong entrepreneurial spirit, and the ability to work in a fast-paced, changing environment.

REPORTS TO: Executive Director, works closely with Artistic Director.

POSITION DETAILS: Part-time, approx. 20-hours per week to start, including some evening and weekend events, rehearsals, and performances. It is very likely the position will grow to full-time within a year if desired by the applicant. Salary approx. $20/hour, DOE.

TO APPLY: Please send cover letter and resume to jobs@WestrickMusic.org and reference Operations Manager in the subject line.

POSITION AVAILABLE: Rehearsal Coordinator

POSITION SUMMARY: Assists in rehearsal management on a weekly basis and at concerts as needed. May also have project-based assignments based on experience and desired areas of growth.  Reports to Executive Director, works closely with Operations Manager.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Rehearsal Coordinator’s tasks will include some or all of the following:

  • Assists in management of weekly rehearsals, including tracking attendance, distributing and collecting music, and assisting directors and volunteers as needed with administrative tasks.
  • Cooperate with parent volunteers in executing choir activities.
  • Assist in monitoring chorister drop-off and pick-up as needed.
  • Support the WMA office with music library maintenance, data collecting, database management, marketing, development, events management, etc. as needed within the schedule.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A passion for music and the arts is a plus.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and outstanding interpersonal skills required.
  • Strong organizational skills and exceptional attention to detail are a must.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team.
  • Ability to work with youth and families from a variety of backgrounds required.
  • This position requires a successful background and reference check.

HOURS: Part-time, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and/or Thursday evenings between 5:00pm and 9:00pm, depending on the day. Some other evening and weekend work may be requested for events.

TO APPLY: Please send cover letter and resume to Jobs@WestrickMusic.org and reference Rehearsal Coordinator in the subject line.

POSITIONS AVAILABLE: Administrative and Development Interns

POSITION SUMMARY: Assists in a wide-range of administrative projects in operations, marketing, and development, while gaining hands-on experience in the day-to-day processes involved in arts administration. Interns also work with staff to develop a project-based assignment tailored to their experience and desired areas of growth. In addition, the Development Intern works closely with our Development Director in database management and executing on elements of the annual development plan.

2-3 Administrative Internships and 1 Development Internship available

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Arts or Arts Management majors preferred. A passion for music and the arts is a plus.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and outstanding interpersonal skills required
  • Strong organizational skills and exceptional attention to detail are a must
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team
  • Ability to work with youth and families from a variety of backgrounds required

HOURS: Part-time, approximately 5 hours per week depending on availability for one or two semesters. Schedule during the workday is flexible based on the availability of the candidate. Monday, Wednesday, and/or Friday hours preferred for Development Intern position. Some other evening and weekend hours may be requested for events based on candidate availability. Summer internships also available on a part-time or full-time basis.

This is an unpaid-internship position, but college credit may be available based upon the requirements of your institution.

TO APPLY: Please send cover letter and resume to Jobs@WestrickMusic.org and reference Administrative Intern in the subject line.

Westrick Music Academy is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization and an Equal Opportunity Employer. WMA does not discriminate in its hiring, compensation, or other employment practices on the basis of disability, race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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