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The Kokopelli Choir Association is currently accepting applications for the position of Operations Manager. Reporting to our Executive Director, the role of Operations Manager is a full-time position with responsibility for the day-to-day operations of Kokopelli Choirs as well as concert and tour production. The ideal candidate for this position has exceptional organizational skills and is a self-directed worker. An excellent opportunity for an early- to mid-career arts administrator, the Operations Manager role will provide the opportunity to work closely with Kokopelli Choirs’ world-class staff to continue developing a strong and innovative program. The candidate must be passionate about the role of the arts in building community. The Operations Manager will be responsible for supporting and growing Kokopelli Choirs’ program offerings. A qualified candidate will be calm under pressure, good with people, and able to strategize and prioritize their tasks in a busy environment.
About Kokopelli Choirs
The Kokopelli Choir Association is a community-based nonprofit organization in Edmonton, Alberta, which grows community and artistic expression in people of all ages through excellence-driven choral music education and performance opportunities. Committed to equity practices, the Kokopelli Choir Association values diversity and inclusion as essential to a rich artistic experience for members and audiences.
In just over two decades, the Kokopelli Choirs family has grown from a single youth choir to a family of seven choirs for singers of all ages, with over 370 members in the upcoming 2019-2020 artistic season. As we have grown, we continue to need stronger administrative support systems to help ensure the best experience for our members and supporters.
The Operations Manager is responsible for the following;
Managing new and returning members of the organization, using an online membership management platform
Handling and directing communications from the public and from membership
Liaising with the public and artistic staff regarding performance requests
Coordinating logistics for concerts, tours, and other events presented by the organization
Serving as a front-line ambassador in working with key volunteers and with members
Monitoring systems of management and evaluating the effectiveness of processes
Contributing to work on operational policy by documenting processes and evaluating proposed and approved policies in practice
Providing regular reports to the Executive and Artistic Directors as required
A bachelor’s degree in a related area of study (i.e. arts, music, administration) or equivalent experience
A minimum of two years experience in a related field
Familiarity with Google Drive, Adobe InDesign, and Adobe Illustrator is an asset
Experience using a CRM platform or a membership management platform
Ability to work independently and with good self-direction
Confidence in balancing, prioritizing, and managing several areas of responsibility
Interest and/or experience in choral music and/or performing arts is a plus
Experience and training in process improvement and redesign is an asset
Ability to assist with movement of equipment/furniture on-site (approximately 25 lbs)
Some evening and weekend commitments are required due to the nature of a performing arts organization’s work
Employee must provide their own home office space, including phone and internet; Kokopelli Choirs will provide a computer and any needed software, as well as a completed T2200 form (Conditions of Employment) annually, which will allow for certain tax deductions for use-of-home and other such employment-related expenses
Salary Range: $45,000-$50,000, commensurate with education level and experience Start Date: September 3, 2019 Interested parties should submit a resume and cover letter to our executive director, Kathleen Luyk. Applications should be sent by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, please contact Kathleen by email or phone (780-977-7295).
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