Marketing Assistant, Summer Apprentice - Festival Mosaic (ends 2/15)

Description:

Supervisor: Executive Director
Status: Part-time seasonal apprenticeship (full-time during Festival)
Duration: July 5 – August 3, 2018

Festival Mozaic is a fast-paced, fun and vital community nonprofit organization that presents performances by internationally renowned classical musicians and crossover artists in venues throughout San Luis Obispo County, California. The 2018 Festival dates are July 18 – 29 and will feature chamber, orchestra and “Un-Classical” concerts, Notable Encounters, farm-to-table brunches and dinners, free “Midday Mini-Concerts,” master classes, open rehearsals, and more.

The Marketing Assistant is a key member of the Festival Mozaic team. The Marketing Assistant’s primary responsibilities are coordinating the Festival’s marketing, social media and photographic efforts during the summer, as well as providing some administrative support to the Executive Director. This position will also require interaction with the Music Director, General Manager, House Manager, Technical Director and stagehands, Recording Engineer, Festival photo/videographers, volunteers, musicians, venue staff and other apprentices. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of classical music and an interest in non-profit marketing, event planning and/or arts administration.

Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required.
  • Formal music education preferred.
  • Experience with digital photography preferred.
  • Experience with Google Drive and Dropbox preferred.
  • Team player with a positive attitude and ability to problem solve.
  • Excellent people skills and strong customer-service ethos.
  • Respect for a diversity of cultures.
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle required (mileage reimbursed at IRS rate).
  • Cell phone with text message and email capabilities required.

    Confidentiality: All matters pertaining to operations, donors, patrons, volunteers, musicians and other Festival personnel must remain confidential.
    Organization: Good time-management skills, attention to detail, and positive attitude. Ability to work independently and with a team and meet deadlines.
    Coordination: Understand the relationship of all operational positions to each other, and their impact on the culture and meeting operational goals. Adjust actions on relation to others’ actions, i.e., collaboration and team work.
    Mission: All employees are responsible for promoting the mission of the organization. All employees follow branding and communications standards established for the organization.

Responsibilities:

PRIOR TO FESTIVAL:

  • Distribute Festival postcards, posters and brochures to local businesses.
  • Create a calendar of photography needs during Festival. Coordinate photography event assignments with Festival photographer.
  • Create a calendar for Facebook/social media posts during Festival.
  • Plan and create post-event email marketing blasts to occur during the Festival.
  • Create sponsorship signage and banners for events.
  • Draft program inserts, surveys, and other program materials.
  • Attend pre-Festival production meeting(s) and review master technical calendar.
  • Attend pre-Festival volunteer orientation meeting(s).
  • Visit Festival venues with General Manager and other apprentices.

DURING FESTIVAL:

  • Distribute Festival postcards, posters and brochures to local businesses.
  • Create, update and operate pre-concert/intermission PowerPoint slides.
  • Coordinate and transport Festivities for the Festival fundraising items to all events.
  • Coordinate Festival Mozaic sponsorship and event signage/banners at all events.
  • Assist with transportation of supplies between venues. Occasionally transport musicians to/from events.
  • Assist House Manager/Volunteer Coordinator with lobby and musician hospitality setup. Staff FOH tables as necessary to sell raffle tickets, merchandise, fundraiser events, etc.
  • Assist with special event setup and tear down.
  • Take photos at events and/or coordinate with Festival’s photographer. Collect photos from Festival photographer daily.
  • Create content for Festival Mozaic’s social media outlets during Festival. Create a Facebook post at least once per day and post event photos to Facebook daily.
  • Assist Festival videographers with video recording setup/operation at select events.
  • Run Festival-related errands.

AFTER FESTIVAL:

  • Run Festival-related errands. 
  • Create post-Festival audience surveys.
  • Assist with creation and distribution of post-Festival press releases.
  • Assist with reorganizing and restocking equipment and supplies.
  • Create thank you notes for donors, in-kind and media sponsors, wineries, etc.
  • Catalog all Festival photos.

As a small organization, all employees of Festival Mozaic are expected to perform other duties as assigned.

Salary:

Honorarium, free admission to all events, housing provided if required.

Application Instructions:

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume online at: www.festivalmozaic.com/apply.


Operations Assistant, 2 Summer Apprenticeship Positions - Festival Mosaic (ends 2/15)

Description:

Supervisor: General Manager
Status: Part-time seasonal apprenticeship
(full-time during Festival)
Duration: July 5 – August 3, 2018

Festival Mozaic is a fast-paced, fun and vital community nonprofit organization that presents performances by internationally renowned classical musicians and crossover artists in venues throughout San Luis Obispo County, California. The 2018 Festival dates are July 18 – 29 and will feature chamber, orchestra and “Un-Classical” concerts, Notable Encounters, farm-to-table brunches and dinners, free “Midday Mini-Concerts,” master classes, open rehearsals, and more.

Qualifications:

  • Formal music education required; must be able to read music.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required.
  • Experience with Google Drive and Dropbox preferred.
  • Experience as an orchestra manager or librarian is a plus.
  • Team player with a positive attitude and ability to problem solve.
  • Excellent people skills and strong customer-service ethos.
  • Respect for a diversity of cultures.
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle required (mileage reimbursed at IRS rate).
  • Cell phone with text message and email capabilities required.

    Confidentiality: All matters pertaining to operations, donors, patrons, volunteers, musicians and other Festival personnel must remain confidential.
    Organization: Good time-management skills, attention to detail, and positive attitude. Ability to work independently and with a team and meet deadlines.
    Coordination: Understand the relationship of all operational positions to each other, and their impact on the culture and meeting operational goals. Adjust actions on relation to others’ actions, i.e., collaboration and team work.
    Mission: All employees are responsible for promoting the mission of the organization. All employees follow branding and communications standards established for the organization.

Responsibilities:

  • The Operations Assistants are key members of the Festival Mozaic team and will work directly with the General Manager to ensure that all logistical operations of the Festival’s 25+ public events run smoothly and that the Festival’s 50+ musicians have a positive experience. The Operations Assistants will provide administrative and event support to the General Manager and Music Director, and act as the Festival Orchestra’s librarians throughout the Festival. This position will also require interaction with the Executive Director, House Manager, Technical Director and stagehands, Recording Engineer, Festival photo/videographers, volunteers, musicians, venue staff and other apprentices. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of classical music and an interest in event production and/or arts administration.

Salary:

Honorarium, free admission to all events, housing provided if required.

Application Instructions:

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume online at: www.festivalmozaic.com/apply.


Video Production Assistant, Summer Apprentice - Festival Mosaic (ends 2/15)

Description:

Supervisor: Executive Director
Status: Part-time seasonal apprenticeship
(full-time during Festival)
Duration: June 15 – July 14, 2018 (remote work, emails, etc.)
July 16 – August 3, 2018 (work out of Festival office)

Festival Mozaic is a fast-paced, fun and vital community nonprofit organization that presents performances by internationally renowned classical musicians and crossover artists in venues throughout San Luis Obispo County, California. The 2018 Festival dates are July 18 – 29 and will feature chamber, orchestra and “Un-Classical” concerts, Notable Encounters, farm-to-table brunches and dinners, free “Midday Mini-Concerts,” master classes, open rehearsals, and more.

The Video Production Assistant is a key member of the Festival Mozaic team. The Video Production Assistant’s primary responsibilities are coordinating the Festival’s video capture efforts during the summer. This position will require interaction with the Music Director, Executive Director, General Manager, Technical Director and stagehands, House Manager, Recording Engineer, Festival photographers, volunteers, musicians, venue staff and other apprentices. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of DSLR video capture, editing (Final Cut Pro X preferred) and multi-camera shoots. An interest in classical music, non-profit marketing and communication and/or arts administration is also requested.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of video production and post-production required. Experience with digital cameras (DSLR) preferred.
  • Experience with Final Cut Pro X preferred.
  • Formal music education preferred.
  • Experience with Google Drive and Dropbox preferred.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required.
  • Exceptional organizational abilities and attention to detail.
  • Excellent people skills and strong customer-service ethos.
  • Respect for a diversity of cultures.
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle required (mileage reimbursed at IRS rate).
  • Cell phone with text message and email capabilities required.
  • Must be able to work long hours during Festival events. Evenings and weekends are required.
  • Ability to lift up to 35 pounds, climb stairs, see well in semi-darkness.

    Confidentiality: All matters pertaining to operations, donors, patrons, volunteers, musicians and other Festival personnel must remain confidential.
    Organization: Good time-management skills, attention to detail, and positive attitude. Ability to work independently and with a team and meet deadlines.
    Coordination: Understand the relationship of all operational positions to each other, and their impact on the culture and meeting operational goals. Adjust actions on relation to others’ actions, i.e., collaboration and team work.
    Mission: All employees are responsible for promoting the mission of the organization. All employees follow branding and communications standards established for the organization.

Responsibilities:

PRIOR TO FESTIVAL:

  • With Music Director, create a calendar of videography needs/shot lists during Festival.
  • With General Manager, create a calendar of volunteer needs for assisting with video capture during Festival.
  • Attend pre-Festival production meeting(s) and review master technical calendar.
  • Coordinate technical needs with video production company for any live/online simulcast events.

DURING FESTIVAL:

  • Direct all 2018 videography, including management of video volunteers and safe placement of cameras at assigned Festival events and concerts.
  • Coordinate and transport video equipment to and from Festival events.
  • Download video files, charge batteries, and change SD cards after each filmed event.
  • Plan, shoot and edit content for Festival Mozaic’s social media outlets during Festival. Create a Facebook post of select video excerpts (up to 30 seconds) at least once per day in coordination with Marketing Assistant.
  • Coordinate and conduct backstage interviews with artists at rehearsals to add in during post-production for publication to YouTube.
  • Coordinate any news crew visits to Festival rehearsals or events, in consultation with Marketing Assistant.
  • Upload selected/approved videos to Festival Mozaic’s YouTube channel, Facebook page, and website. Consult with Operations Assistants and/or General Manager to ensure all media release forms are collected prior to publication.
  • Run Festival-related errands.

AFTER FESTIVAL:

  • Download and organize all edited video files to external hard drives.
  • Assist with the reorganization and restocking of supplies.
  • Ensure all Festival video equipment is in working order. Return any rented/loaned video equipment.
  • Create and author DVDs of select performances as donor “thank you” gifts.

As a small organization, all employees of Festival Mozaic are expected to perform other duties as assigned.

Salary:

Honorarium, free admission to all events, housing provided if required.

Application Instructions:

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume online at: www.festivalmozaic.com/apply.


Portfolio Management Associate - San Francisco Symphony (ends 3/12)

Description:

JOB SUMMARY
The Portfolio Management Associate contributes to the success of the San Francisco Symphony’s fundraising efforts in the individual giving programs by managing records of portfolio managed prospect activity driving business intelligence and strategic reporting; providing actionable analysis of portfolios; managing preparation and documentation of solicitations; documenting gifts and pledges of $50,000 and above; and serving as primary donor point of contact for high-touch cultivation and stewardship events. This role is a member of the Individual Giving team, providing strategic reporting and analysis, data tracking, research, and administrative support to the Symphony’s frontline fundraisers.

ORGANIZATIONAL PROFILE
The San Francisco Symphony, under Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas, is one of the country’s leading orchestras. Some 220 concerts each year reach an audience of more than 600,000, while national and international broadcasts, heard on more than 215 radio stations, reach millions more. The Symphony has its own recording label, SFS Media, and its recordings have won some of the world’s highest honors. Its multimedia initiative, Keeping Score, has reached over six million people with television and radio broadcasts, DVDs, and an interactive website. The Orchestra tours extensively throughout Europe, Asia, and the United States, and its outstanding artistic reputation enables it to attract the world’s finest guest artists and conductors to Davies Symphony Hall. More than 70,000 young people are served each year by the Symphony’s numerous education programs, including its internationally renowned Youth Orchestra and Adventures in Music (AIM), which reaches every 1st through 5th grader in San Francisco’s public schools. The organization is led by President Sakurako Fisher and Executive Director Mark Hanson.

The San Francisco Symphony’s mission is to set the highest possible standard for excellence in musical performance at home and around the world; enrich, serve, and shape cultural life throughout the spectrum of Bay Area communities; and maintain financial stability and gain public recognition as a means of ensuring its ability to fulfill its mission.

The San Francisco Symphony is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Minimum two years of experience in development
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Superb organizational skills
  • Polished public manner
  • Ability to work well with all types of people, particularly board members, donors, volunteers, and a diverse group of staff
  • Ability to take initiative and manage multiple projects under deadline pressure in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Excellent clerical and computer skills, including proficiency with MS Word, Excel and Outlook

Preferred:

  • Working knowledge of Tessitura
  • Working knowledge of Smartsheet
  • Experience in planning and implementing complex mailings desired

Responsibilities:

  • For the individual giving programs, including annual fund, special appeals, endowment, gift planning, and sponsorships, as needed:
  • Maintains solicitation plans, moves management records, and contact reports in Tessitura database for portfolio managed prospects, except those in the President’s, Executive Director’s, and Director of Development’s portfolios.
  • Debriefs gift officers on their portfolio activity on a regular schedule to ensure timely, accurate, and consistent recording of information necessary for business intelligence and strategic reporting, except Director of Development.
  • Provides periodic portfolio and pipeline reports for individual officers and internal meetings.
  • Prepares and mails solicitation and/or proposal materials for portfolio managed prospects.
  • For solicitations executed by all gift officers except the Director of Development, scans and uploads solicitation and/or proposal documentation into Tessitura.
  • Coordinates with Manager of Development Analytics to compile lists for solicitations and prepare “gift summary” documentation, including scans and uploads into Tessitura.
  • Works with Development Communications Manager and Events Coordinator to maintain accuracy of donor meeting schedules and high-touch cultivation/stewardship events in the Development calendar in Smartsheet.
  • Coordinates logistical arrangements and serves as on-site support and point of contact with donors for small-scale, high-touch, ad-hoc cultivation and stewardship hospitality as needed.
  • Recognizes opportunities and anticipates needs, reviews requests for information and determines appropriateness of release, and keeps senior staff informed of items requiring attention.
  • Maintains working knowledge of Development-wide events and protocol in order to answer Board, donor, or other inquiries on behalf of the department.

Salary:

Commensurate with experience.

Application Instructions:

To apply, please visit our website at www.sfsymphony.org. Under the About Us tab, go to the Careers and Auditions page and click on “Jobs at the SF Symphony.” Search for this job and click on “Apply for this Position” to submit your resume, a paragraph sharing why you are interested in the position and what you can bring to the team, and a cover letter (optional).


Music Data Manager - Lori Lustig Executive Search LLC 

Description:

Our client is a leading ecommerce company within the music category.

The Music Data Manager is responsible for the full process of obtaining data from music publishers, managing data (categorizing, standardizing and manipulating) and presenting the data on our website to customers. Your goal is to use data to maximize sales from customers.

As leader for the Music Data and Category Team, and under the direction and supervision of the VP of Marketing and Merchandising, the Music Data Manager is responsible for leading category growth by leveraging:

  • Data/Media acquisition, presentation and quality control for product catalog data.
  • Product data categorization and product presentation.
  • Site merchandising, navigation, testing and optimization.
  • Defining priorities of development work as it relates to the product catalog updates, data/media-mining and functional improvements in data throughput.

Qualifications:

Professional Experience
Educational Requirements

Responsibilities:

As this role oversees category growth the key aspects of this role entail leading the priorities and direction for:

Catalog

  • Work with publishers to obtain data and improve methods of data acquisition, gain access to data/media, including data that might not initially be present, and improve presentation on site.
  • Evaluate and review product data from a customer’s perspective and make changes to improve customer experience through better data.
  • Lead categorization and facet-definition work to improve presentation of product and site navigation.
  • Work with the IT teams to find ways to more efficiently process data, improve recommendation and sales rank algorithms, and better leverage our data.
  • Prioritize product data ingestion workflow including: catalog updates, new release imports, media improvements to pre-empt seasonal trends and promotional calendar.
  • Advocate and drive internal technical projects of value to the Category & Merchandising team.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with new publishers in order to expand website offerings.

Category

  • Define and drive initiatives to achieve targeted category growth, including: improved product data, improved sales and recommendation algorithms, site improvements in presentation and site-merchandising; and improvements in categorization and presentation of product and site landing-pages to improve customer’s ease in finding the ‘right’ product quickly.
  • Drive direction for facet/categorization and relevant navigation and site merchandising strategy, including testing, back-end workflow and presentation of categorization on site.
  • Oversee improvements to site search, leveraging product catalog data, facet categorization and taxonomy.
  • Leverage network of partner publisher brands to ensure data quality, promotional buy-in and category growth for each partner go hand-in-hand.

Additional responsibilities for this role include:

  • Manage relationships with publishers to improve presence of their brand, product and artists via product data content, promotions, site content and category merchandising.
  • Stakeholder management (both internal/external).
  • Ability to clearly communicate direction and priorities of initiative, projects and priorities that will drive category growth.

Salary:

Salaried position plus benefits.

Application Instructions:

Email resume to: lori@lorilustig.com.


Apple Music - Data Program Manager

Description:

Changing the world is all in a day's work at Apple. If you love innovation, here's your chance to make a career of it. You'll work hard. But the job comes with more than a few perks.
Apple is seeking a proven Data Program Manager to join the Apple Music Analytics and Data Products team. This team seeks to promote productivity and innovation through diverse hiring.
The Data Program Manager must coordinate the analytics workflow across various teams who design, build, maintain, or enhance business-critical datasets from a multitude of sources. These datasets are the foundation for the analysis, tools, and reports provided to the growing Apple Music business organization and partners.

Qualifications:

  • Significant experience establishing and running teams on Agile or other project management methodologies.
  • Strong prioritization and project management skills, including timely and proactive communications of timelines, status, issue escalation.
  • Experience in creating data specifications (instrumentation, aggregation, induction) is beneficial.
  • Familiarity with big data and traditional database technologies (HDFS, Cassandra, Vertica, and traditional database platforms such as Teradata).
  • Ability to work on a diverse team or with a diverse range of people.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, including the ability to convey complex requirements in a clear, concise and credible manner.
  • Extreme attention to detail and ability to self-audit work.

Responsibilities:

  • Erect and manage a program management framework across multiple streams of work.
  • Coordinate dependencies in migrating, inducting, and enriching data from production into downstream environments.
  • Track milestones and roadmaps, clearly articulating progress to leadership.
  • Evaluate and solve difficult problems across various teams ranging from client instrumentation to data product development.
  • Perform root cause and impact analysis to investigate issues and make recommendations for potential solutions.

Application Instructions:

Click here for application information.


Android for Apple Music - SW Engineer

Description:

Changing the world is all in a day's work at Apple. If you love innovation, here's your chance to make a career of it. You'll work hard. But the job comes with more than a few perks.
Help the team continue feature development and be a part of launching Apple Music to the world!

Qualifications:

  • Advanced Android development skills.
  • Strong experience in server integration.
  • JNI and Android NDK experience.
  • Ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams.
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Passion for quality and attention to detail.
  • Experience using the Android MediaPlayer.
  • C++ skills.
    BS Computer Science or 4 years experience.

Application Instructions:

Click here for application information.