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Rogue Valley
Symphonic  Band

WE'RE HIRING!

Rogue Valley Symphonic Band

Executive Director

 

If you are interested in applying, please email your resume and references to RogueValleySymphonicBand@gmail.com by September 2nd, 2022.

The Rogue Valley Symphonic Band is a non-profit organization which has been performing concert band music in the Rogue Valley for thirty-five years.  Led by our Artistic Director, Dr. Christine Lundahl, we have four concert cycles each year at the Oregon Center for the Arts on the campus of Southern Oregon University.  The organization is financially sound with four part-time employees and a working board, but we would like to add an Executive Director to move the organization forward as we grow.

 

Job title: Executive Director 

 

Description: Part-time, 9 months/year, flexible 10 hours/week, work from home. Salary commensurate with experience; no benefits.

 

Search timeline: Resume and references submitted by September 2nd, 2022

 

Job summary: Works under the direction of the Executive Committee and Artistic Director implementing objectives in response to the mission of the organization.

 

  • Responsible for cultivating donors and maintaining a database of sponsors and season ticket holders.

  • Organizes fundraising campaigns and events.

  • Keeps track of all grant opportunities and submits applications in coordination with the board officers.

  • Selects and supervises contracted employees and businesses including graphic artist, program editor, stage manager, and other support staff as needed.  

  • Coordinates with graphic artist to prepare advertising, programs, and tickets for performances.

  • Recruits and trains volunteers for concert day assignments and other various tasks throughout the season.

  • Contracts with venues for performance dates, prices, and support needs.

  • Sends out all advertising/publicity as directed by the board, including digital, print, radio, etc.

  • Responds to emails sent to the organization appropriately in coordination with the Board President and Artistic Director.

  • Maintains and updates organization’s website.

  • Manages ticket sales.

  • Assists board committees as needed to fulfill their goals.

  • Attends all concerts and fundraising events.

  • Reports hours to the Treasurer for payment weekly.

  • Other tasks as assigned. 

 

Qualifications: Strong writing skills with good grammar, knowledge of computer programs used in performing required tasks, ability to communicate clearly with Artistic Director, board members, public, and contractors.  Organizational skills; detail-oriented.  Comfortable with an uneven workflow.


Preferred: BA degree in the arts with experience in managing non-profit organizations; experience in marketing, public relations, and fundraising, including grant writing. Familiarity with and interest in wind band music an asset.

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