Details: Compensation is $19.00 per hour. Plus flat rates for day-of onsite management
1910 East Spruce Street
The Concert Manager handles concert planning, retreat planning, assists with uniform management, and associated logistics, as well as providing support when the choir collaborates with other arts organizations or special events. This position reports to Administrative Manager, is part-time, weekly hours and work location will have flexibility and seasonal demands will fluctuate. Candidate will need to be able to work some evenings and weekends per the demands of the performance schedule, have strong organization and communication skills, and be comfortable working with girls ages K-12th grade, their parents, as well as faculty members.
The duties of this position currently include:
• Review of performance sites for specific stage needs of concerts, communicate with venues to gain performance information (staging, technical, space needs)
• Participation in operations staff meetings on a regular basis
• Create tech rehearsal rotation schedules for all-choir concerts
• Keep track of concert attendance and update event sheets
• Oversee materials for concerts and track needs (cords for keyboards, signage, emergency kits)
• Schedule volunteer needs and manage filling those jobs
• Meet with volunteers as needed to outline duties for concerts
• In collaboration with Ops Team, create choir level schedules, create call sheets and communicate with parents and faculty
• Coordinate with web master to keep concert page updated with call sheets
• Coordinate updating local online calendars and listings
• Work with volunteers to coordinate needs of concerts
• Communicate as-needed with AD regarding concert needs
On-site Event Management
• House management at concerts, front and back stage
• Oversee house set up and take down for technical rehearsals and concerts (signage, music stands, info for conductors)
• Manage technical rehearsals
Oversee and bring needed materials. Engage crew help as needed for rare load in of risers, larger instruments.
• Manage uniforms and related items for all choir levels
• Schedule, oversee, and fill volunteer needs for seasonal uniform fittings
• Coordinate outsourcing (to parents) hemming services and corresponding credits
• Coordinate and track return of uniforms at end of season and any maintenance needed
• Concert and/or Event Management experience.
• Experience managing volunteers as well as working with youths.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills as well as strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task.
• Comfortable using standard office software programs such as Word and Excel.
• Familiarity with community choirs, music education, or non-profit organizations helpful.
Seattle Girls Choir is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty/staff and strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates.
Level of Language Proficiency
Strong written and verbal skills in English.
Minimum Education Required