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Artistic Department Coordinator
SUBMITTED DATE: 7/16/2019

Job Title: Artistic Department Coordinator
Reports to: Chief Artistic Officer
Classification: Full-time, non-exempt
Salary: $40-$45K plus benefits (paid vacation, sick days, health, dental, flex spending, life/disability insurance, 403B) 

General Purpose:

The purpose of this position is to support the daily operations of the artistic department team, in both an administrative and artistic function.  This position reports to the Chief Artistic Officer and works collaboratively across departments within the organization.  This position will assess and support the general workflow of the department in a manner which best maximizes department efficiency.

Primary Responsibilities:

Provide general administrative support to artistic department staff (including but not limited to: preparing reimbursements and payables, mailings, copying)
Assist CAO in season casting via artist research, agent correspondence, and artist inquiries
Assist with arrangements and scheduling for:
a. auditions, in-house and on tour, including: principal artists, orchestra, and chorus
b. scheduling of Resident Artist Program calendar with Head of Music and Assistance Production Director
c. artist housing and travel arrangements during season, in conjunction with the Company Manager
Prepare and execute principal contracts (Adobe e-contracting)
Maintain department calendar, including that of the Chief Artistic Officer
Schedule and attend weekly meetings as needed
Provide audition monitoring as needed
Provide support in preparation of orchestra parts and chorus books as needed
Provide support and be present during tech week and performances as needed
Other tasks as assigned


This position is a good fit for someone who has:

An arts and/or musical background (knowledge of operatic repertory and vocal background a plus)
Availability on nights/weekends during standard opera season (generally September-May)
MS Office Suite experience (Microsoft Word, Excel used regularly)
Advanced proofreading and typing skills preferred
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
Ability to work independently and problem-solve 
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Preference for working in a collaborative, dynamic environment with a focus on creative solutions
Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.
Access to reliable transportation

MN Opera is willing to teach:

Policies and procedures specific to MN Opera
Adobe e-contracting

How to apply

Please email your cover letter, resume, and a professional writing sample to Jen Thill, Chief of HR at jen@mnopera.org and reference “Artistic Department Coordinator” in subject line.

Application Deadline

Thursday, August 1, 2019, at 12n Central Time.

The Minnesota Opera is an AA/EEO Employer
 

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