Great job opportunity with Da Camera Singers - part-time business manager

Date: Aug 3, 2017

Da Camera Singers is seeking a passionate, energetic and creative individual to serve as Business Manager for the choir.

The Choir: Since its inception in 1961 Da Camera Singers has established a strong presence in the Alberta choral community and holds the distinction of being Edmonton’s longest standing chamber choir. Under the artistic direction of Dr. John Brough, the choir provides accomplished, adult singers the opportunity to perform a diverse repertoire that encompasses classical and contemporary music, from the Renaissance to the 21st Century. In addition to our own three-concert season, the choir has performed with renowned musical organizations including the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, Alberta Baroque Ensemble, Pro Coro Canada, Spiritus Chamber Choir (Calgary), and Ariose Women’s Choir. The choir has travelled to England and Scotland (2007) and recently completed an international tour to Hungary, Austria and the Czech Republic (2015).
 
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The Position: Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Business Manager’s primary responsibilities include marketing and promotion, administration / operational management, concert management and fundraising.
 
Da Camera Singers has recently initiated a strategic planning and visioning process to assist us in charting our musical course, and to position ourselves in a vibrant and competitive choral market in the Edmonton area. The Business Manager will be responsive to the vision and strategic direction, and essential in its implementation.
 
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The Person: In addition to being passionate about the arts and choral music, we are looking for someone who is creative and enthusiastic, and who will be organized, proactive and innovative in supporting the vision of the artistic director and the choir. Attention to detail, strong communication and networking skills and the ability to demonstrate initiative are essential.
 
The ideal candidate will have experience in arts and cultural management and/or the not-for-profit sector, marketing; general administration. A related degree or diploma is preferred.
 
Compensation: This is a part-time position (~9 hours/week over 12 months); Salary to be negotiated.
 
To Apply: Interested individuals should submit a resume and covering letter, including three references as soon as possible to Kathleen Baergen, President, Da Camera Singers, Box 903, Edmonton, AB T5J 2L8. We look forward to having our new Business Manager in place quickly to prepare for the 2017-18 concert season. This is a one-year position with an excellent opportunity for renewal.