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Vallejo Symphony Orchestra Librarian - Vallejo Symphony Association (ends 11/30/2022)

Description:

Work with conductor and concert master to prepare for upcoming season.

Qualifications: 

Musician who is organized and understands working as the librarian for the Vallejo Symphony.

Responsibilities:

Order music, send to orchestra, work with Concert Master. Complete job description available at suzie94534@gmail.com.

Application Instructions:

Send application to Suzie Peterson at suzie94534@gmail.com

Salary:

$600 plus expenses

Website:

vallejosymphony.org

Singer, Single Musician, and Bands - Old Skool Cafe (ends 1/13/2022)

Description:

Old Skool Cafe is looking for solo musicians or small ensembles for various paid performance opportunities. Dates availble listed below.

  • Thursday, November 3 (Dinner)
  • Friday, November 4 (Dinner)
  • Saturday, November 5 (Brunch)
  • Thursday, November 10 (Dinner)
  • Saturday, November 12 (Brunch)
  • Thursday, November 17 (Dinner)
  • Friday, November 18 (Dinner)
  • Saturday, November 19 (Brunch)
  • Saturday, November 19 (Brunch)

Qualifications: 

Performers must be under the age of 24 years and live within the San Francisco Bay Area. All performers must bring their own equipment, sans microphones, piano, and drums.

Responsibilities:

For Brunch entertainment time slots, bands are to set-up and eat starting at 10:00am, play from 10:30/10:45am to 2:00pm, with breaks throughout as you gauge the crowd. For Dinner entertainment time slots, bands are to set-up and eat starting at 5:00pm, play from 5:30 to to 9:00pm, with breaks throughout as you gauge the crowd.

Salary:

$75/performer/performance + Brunch/Dinner (up to $20) and Tips.

Application Instructions:

Please email Kendra at kendra@oldskoolcafe.org or apply on the Old Skool Cafe Website.

Website:

https://www.oldskoolcafe.org

Harriet Hale Woolley Scholarship - The Fondation des Etats-Unis (FEU) (ends 1/31/23)

Description:

The Harriet Hale Woolley (HHW) Scholarship is a private grant awarded under the auspices of the Fondation des Etats-Unis. It offers its winners numerous advantages, including: 

- A 10,000 € stipend (may vary subject to fund earnings) for the upcoming academic year

-  A rent-controlled live-in artist atelier or music studio at the Fondation des Etats-Unis;

- Access to on-site performance and exhibition facilities, including a private art gallery and a historically significant concert hall.

Qualifications: 

  • Eligible candidates are graduate and post-graduate visual artists and musicians of exceptional talent who wish to pursue advanced artistic studies in Paris, France during the upcoming academic year.

  • Have American citizenship
  • Be from 21 to 30 years old
  • Have a diploma from an American University or trade school. Preference will be given to students at an advanced level of study.
  • Demonstrate a high artistic level
  • Propose a detailed and original artistic projectrelated to their field of study that requires a minimum stay of one year in Paris.
  • The project must include registration in a recognized French Art or Music school, or in certain cases, affiliation with a school and/or a mentor or professor can be accepted. It is strongly recommended that candidates contact a professor or school before arriving in France.
  • Demonstrate personal qualities and adaptability to community life
  • Demonstrate a desire to actively participate in cultural life at the FEU
  • Submit a complete application before the deadline: January 31.
  • Responsibilities:
  • Maintain a high level of study during their stay and participate in the cultural program of the FEU.

Application Instructions:

Submit an application on the FEU website. All documents must be uploaded as PDF documents.

Salary:

$10,000 Euro stipend

Website:

https://www.fondationdesetatsunis.org/hhw-scholarship/

Kronos Performing Arts Associtation - (ends December 30)

Description:

The Production and Marketing Associate will report to the Operations Director and will work closely with all members of the Quartet and KPAA staff to support the touring, local performance, and educational activities of the Kronos Quartet. Production tasks will include making travel and logistical arrangements for local and touring performances, payment requests and expense reconciliation, maintaining production records, and other administrative functions to support the Production team. The Associate must be available to work flexible hours as needed to support local performances, events, recordings, residencies, and Kronos Quartet/KPAA programs. Marketing/Communications tasks will include creating content and managing Kronos’ social media outlets, as well as maintaining press/marketing materials and distributing them to external partners. The ideal candidate is an organized, adaptable self-starter who enjoys creative problem solving as part of a close-knit team.

Responsibilities:

The Production and Marketing Associate performs a wide range of critical tasks. The concentration and timing of duties across these categories will vary according to  seasonal/annual rhythms. It is also expected that the specific skills and expertise of the successful candidate will have some impact on the percentage of time devoted to each category.
Performances, events, and touring logistics (30%)
For Kronos performances and events, on tour and in the Bay Area, assist in the realization of events from conception through completion:
● Attend select local Kronos concerts, tours, and special events; support production team as needed
● Make travel arrangements (air, hotel and ground) for Kronos, crew, guest artists, staff, and composers/arrangers
● Assist with maintenance and storage of Kronos performance equipment and touring gear; arrange cartage and freight services for Kronos’ equipment
● Assist with obtaining work permits and visas/documentation as needed
● Collect complimentary ticket requests; manage ticket purchases and special invitations for select performances
● Collect and record attendance numbers and concert statistics
● Assist the Operations Director in planning and executing education and residency activities as needed
Social Media & Web (30%)
● In consultation with the Operations Director, create visual content, write social media
copy, and manage Kronos social media presence across all platforms
● Coordinate with presenters to support their social media efforts
● Update events listings and news posts on Kronos website
Press & Promotion (30%)
● Maintain and distribute press photos, biographies, and digital assets (logos, electonic press kit, etc) to presenters, booking agents, and external partners
● Schedule interviews; share photos & materials with journalists and press contacts
● Create one sheets/info kits for artistic and educational projects as needed
● Collect photos and recorded material from presenters; maintain photo archive
Administrative (10%)
● Request payments (fees, per diem, tour cash, reimbursements) for touring engagements
● Reconcile cash advances and credit card statements for touring personnel and production department

Qualifications:

  • Commitment to the mission, goals, and objectives of the organization and to the artistry of the Kronos Quartet

● One year or more of hands-on experience in a communications or live event production role
● Excellent written and oral communication skills
● Proven strong organizational skills; keen attention to detail

● Ability to forge excellent relationships with co-workers, presenters, artists, music business professionals, vendors, and others
● Strong ability to anticipate and troubleshoot problems and follow through with prompt and effective solutions
● Positive attitude; ability to balance roles working in a team environment and independently, taking initiative and direction in an appropriate, professional manner
● Ability to assess and communicate the status of multiple projects, anticipate problems, and resolve issues; ability to maintain a flexible attitude and exercise mature, commonsense judgment
● Proven ability to cope with and facilitate last-minute changes in plans
● Ability to exhibit confidentiality, discretion, ethics, tact, and diplomacy in all interactions
● Must be able to work in the U.S.
● Experience using Mac OS and Google Workspace (Gmail, Calendar, Drive, Docs, Sheets)
● Experience managing an organizational social media profile or creating social media and web content
● Marketing copywriting skills
● Multilingual skills and multicultural or cross-cultural experience appreciated

Work Location Specifics:
● General office environment, located in San Francisco
● Opportunity for some remote work, if desired
● Availability to work non-standard hours (including evenings and weekends) as needed
● Occasional travel
● Ability to lift 20 lbs. from time to time
● Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required
● Adherence to all federal, local, and site-specific COVID-19 measures when in person

Compensation:

Salary range is $45K–$50K, commensurate with experience. Benefits include health and dental insurance, 401(k) plan, FSA Section 125, vacation and paid holidays (per
schedule). Starting salaries are set in accordance with our compensation plan, which considers multiple individual and organizational factors, including internal equity. To uphold pay equity in alignment with the compensation plan, starting salaries are not negotiable.

Application Instructions:

Please Submit a résumé and cover letter by email to jobs@kronosarts.com with
the position title in the subject line.