Cincinnati Opera seeks an experienced manager and opera lover to serve as its Director of Education & Engagement. The professional in this role creates and manages a series of activities that increases our community’s engagement with Cincinnati Opera. The Director of Education and Engagement also serves as the primary staff liaison to a devoted corps of volunteers.
Successful candidates will have a deep familiarity with opera, excellent communication skills, the ability to inspire volunteers, a can-do attitude, a desire to connect with diverse segments of the community, the indefatigability of an entrepreneur, and the energy and organizational skills required to manage many projects at once.
The position offers significant opportunities to create programs ranging from lectures, performances, films, social events, etc. in collaboration with volunteers and staff teams.
To apply, submit cover letter, resume, contact information for three references, and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org or Human Resources, Cincinnati Opera, 1243 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202. Application deadline May 11.
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.
Job requirements: Bachelor’s degree in one of the humanities from an accredited college or university. At least three years of professional experience with non-profit organizations. Familiarity with standard opera repertoire. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Evening and weekend work required.
About Cincinnati Opera
Founded in 1920, Cincinnati Opera is one of the oldest and most highly regarded opera companies in the United States. Known for its longstanding partnership with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, a roster of world-class singers, and its spectacular performance venue, Cincinnati Music Hall, Cincinnati Opera has received numerous accolades and awards, including a recent nomination for the prestigious International Opera Award.