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Events Manager
SUBMITTED DATE: 2/13/2018

Cincinnati Opera seeks an Events Manager to join its development team. Reporting to the Chief Advancement Officer, the position of Events Manager will manage and execute all logistics, fundraising strategies, and budgeting for cultivation and fundraising events.

Throughout the year specific events can vary from the Opera Ball to cast parties to Center Stage Board Associates events. Responsibilities consist of management of all event logistics including invitation design, staffing of volunteers, budgeting, vendor relations, in-king donations, as well as working in collaboration with the Chief Advancement Officer on specific income strategies. This position will manage the company’s annual auction from strategy to solicitations to execution. The event manager will work with volunteer board committees and event chairs. Partnering with the Individual Giving Manager, this position will work with Center Stage Board Associates on their events. The event manager will also hire and oversee department interns and coordinate the event calendar.    

 

Candidates must be highly organized, self-motivated, patient, and cool under pressure with the ability to deal well with change. A minimum of 2 to 4 years’ experience in events management, preferably with non-profit organizations and experience with volunteer chairs and committees is required. The ideal candidate will have a high comfort level with Microsoft Office products and especially Excel. Previous work in the performing arts and with the ticketing software Tessitura are a plus.

 

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Cincinnati Opera, one of the nation’s most admired and storied performing arts organizations, presents an annual Summer Festival that attracts audiences from 40 different states. Performances feature internationally renowned singers, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, and first-rate sets and costumes. In 2018, the company’s Summer Festival will return to Music Hall, following a $143 million renovation. Throughout the year, Cincinnati Opera serves the community with an extensive series of programs for schools and community centers.

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Send cover letter and résumé with salary requirements to hr@cincinnatiopera.org, via fax to (513) 768-5552 or via mail to Cincinnati Opera / Attn. Human Resources / 1243 Elm St/ Cincinnati, OH 45202. Applications accepted until February 26, 2018 or until position is filled.

Cincinnati Opera is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where a variety of backgrounds, cultures, orientations, ideas, and talents can flourish.


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