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Education and Community Engagement Manager

The Florentine Opera Company in Milwaukee Wisconsin, seeks a full-time Company Manger to start in the summer of 2017.   The qualified individual will assist in a variety of projects in a multi-departmental position. The ideal candidate will gain vast experience in the process of producing opera, educational programming, community engagement events and artistic administration.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate and teach introduction to opera sessions in classrooms.
  • Manage administrative details of in-school tour.
  • Develop opera resources, including study guides, musical recordings on CD and other multi-media tools that can match curriculum requirement and enhance overall efforts.
  • Manage and oversee existing education and community engagement programs:
  • Assist the development department with grant/sponsorship opportunities for the education and community engagement programs.
  • Develop and maintain education database in order for it to provide useful and up to date information.
  • Develop promotional materials (i.e. brochures, web site content).
  • Participate in local arts and community organizations such as Education Roundtable, Wisconsin Music Association and various MPS events.
  • Coordinate on-going collaborations with community arts partners.
  • Actively promote school and community programs through the media (i.e. Facebook, news releases, story pitches, photo opportunities).
  • Maintain archives for all education and community engagement programs.

 

 

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, vocal performance or arts administration, or relevant work experience.
  • Experience in teaching students.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Clear and effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously in a busy production environment.
  • Ability and desire to show exceptional attention to detail in all aspects of work.
  • Ability to communicate with and effectively organize large groups of people, including children.
  • Ability to anticipate issues and find best solutions.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time and lift 25+ lbs.
  • Must be capable of responsible judgment and mature interpersonal relationships.
  • Must have valid driver’s license and clean driving record.

 

 

Reports to: Director of Artistic Administration

 

To apply:

Please submit resume and three references to Lisa Hanson, Director of Artistic Administration, Florentine Opera Company, lhanson@florentineopera.org.

 

 

Compensation and Benefits:

The Florentine offers a competitive salary and benefit package including health insurance, 403(b), generous vacation and holidays, and complementary performance tickets. The Florentine Opera Company is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Updated 3/7/17


Company Manager

The Florentine Opera Company in Milwaukee Wisconsin, seeks a full-time Company Manger to start in the summer of 2017.  The qualified individual will assist in a variety of projects in a multi-departmental position. The ideal candidate will gain vast experience in the process of producing opera, educational programming, community engagement events and artistic administration.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate all guest artist travel and housing arrangements.
  • Transport visiting artists from their local accommodations to rehearsals and performances.
  • Assist in implementation and facilitation of company auditions.
  • Participate in the education in-school tour rehearsal process.
  • Coordinate administrative details of the education in-school tour.
  • Transport the in-school education tour set, costumes and props to schools and community venues.
  • Transport and set-up keyboard at various community venues as needed.
  • Assist in the creation of the Teacher Resource Guides and supporting materials (online resources for teachers and CD duplication).
  • Assist with implementation and facilitation of The Young Singing Actor Intensive.
  • Assist in implementation and facilitation of auditions.
  • Assist the Director of Artistic Administration, the Director of Production and the Education and Community Engagement Manager as needed with special projects mutually agreed upon.

 

 

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in artistic administration, theater, or relevant work experience.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Clear and effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously in a busy production environment.
  • Ability and desire to show exceptional attention to detail in all aspects of work.
  • Ability to communicate with and effectively organize large groups of people, including children.
  • Ability to anticipate issues and find best solutions.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time and lift 25+ lbs.
  • Must be capable of responsible judgment and mature interpersonal relationships.
  • Must have valid driver’s license and clean driving record.

 

 

Reports to:

Director of Artistic Administration

 

 

To apply:

Please submit resume and three references to Lisa Hanson, Director of Artistic Administration, Florentine Opera Company, lhanson@florentineopera.org.

 

 

Compensation and Benefits:

The Florentine offers a competitive salary and benefit package including health insurance, 403(b), generous vacation and holidays, and complementary performance tickets. The Florentine Opera Company is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Updated 3/7/17