Choral Librarian - San Francisco Girls Chorus (ends 9/30)

Description: 

The San Francisco Girls Chorus (SFGC) seeks candidates for its open Chorus Librarian position. Reporting to the SFGC’s Director of Voice Studies & Chorus School Pedagogy, the Chorus Librarian is responsible for organizing and maintaining SFGC’s library of physical scores, recordings, and historical documents, as well as its growing collection of commissions and digital scores. The Chorus Librarian also works closely under the Artistic Director and the Director of Chorus School Administration & Programs to fulfill SFGC’s material needs. The Chorus School, which annually serves more than 300 girls and young women, ages 4 to 18, from the greater Bay Area, provides a comprehensive music education that begins with a non-auditioned Prep Chorus program for young singers and continues through five levels of progressively challenging training. Upon graduation from the Chorus School at the end of Level IV, singers are eligible to audition for SFGC’s GRAMMY Award-winning Premier Ensemble, led by Artistic Director, Valérie Sainte-Agathe. The Chorus Librarian is expected to work most hours on site at the SFGC Library and to attend occasional artistic staff meetings, usually on Tuesday afternoons.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field, previous experience in a musical library setting strongly preferred, computer proficient, including experience with musical databases and bibliographic resources, excellent research skills and copying technique , superb organizational, verbal and written communication skills, ability to work without supervision and to read music for cataloging purposes, previous experience with, knowledge of, and passion for choral music and music education strongly preferred

Responsibilities: 

Purchase, catalogue, and file music needed by SFGC directors, purchase music in accordance with the SFGC calendar and in time for use in SFGC semesters or for performances, keep records, invoices, other documents from music/library purchases, maintain music library and keep organized and updated, keep catalogue accurate and current, mend and repair damaged music, leep browse binders up-to-date, pull and re-file music for directors, Chorus School, and Premier Ensemblem, work with SFGC rehearsal aides and interns when necessary, offer instruction to faculty, staff, guests concerning use of library , organize recording and video library, maintain list or programs for what is heard on each recording, oversee checkout procedure and/or access, plan and direct digital recording project—organizing new recordings and converting old to digital format, research and recommend new reference materials for purchase, research music for possible acquisition, develop organized checkout and return procedures, check equipment upon checkout and return, be able to use equipment and train others to do so, keep concert/performance program records up-to-date, organize historical program documents and make available for viewing, plan and direct digital archive project—scanning and keeping all new programs in digital format, and converting past programs to digital format.

Salary: 

$25/hr

Application Instructions:

Email a brief cover letter, resume, and list of three references to Justin Montigne, Director of Voice Studies & Chorus School Pedagogy, at jmontigne@sfgirlschorus.org, by Friday, September 21. Include job title in subject line. Applications may also be mailed to: San Francisco Girls Chorus, 44 Page Street, Suite 200, San Francisco, CA 94102. No phone calls, please.


Development Associate -  Bay Area Vocal Academy (ends 10/31)

Description: 

Bay Area Vocal Academy (BAVA) is seeking a Development Assistant to help establish consistent, efficient, and effective fundraising and patron management efforts. The position reports to the BAVA Co-Directors, and works closely with BAVA’s Treasurer, Work Study Students, and Board of Directors in supporting and building out the organization’s development efforts.
This is a part-time position (approximately 5 hours/week).

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree
Experience in development in a music organization or related field
Excellent writing, organizational, and communication skills
Arts education experience preferred
An understanding of and interest in supporting BAVA’s mission to train and empower middle school and high school vocalists, the next generation of talented singers

Responsibilities: 

Grant research--identify opportunities that are a match for BAVA
Grant writing--prepare and submit grant applications
Grant reporting--provide information required by any awards received and updates to funders
Donation tracking and data collection
Generate and personalize donor acknowledgments and nonprofit tax deduction letters
Fall and Spring appeal--organizes, produces, and tracks gifts in twice-yearly appeal process
Donor stewardship--attends BAVA concerts, receptions, and events
Researches and pursues appropriate corporate partnerships
Assist with identifying, creating, and implementing new development strategiesMay require contacting and working with development offices of other performing arts/music organizations

Salary: 

The Development Assistant is paid at a rate of $25/hr. This is a part-time, non-exempt position. Hours are flexible, and some evening/weekend time may be required for performances and other events.

Application Instructions:

To apply:
Email a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references to Rhoslyn Jones and Justin Montigne, Co-Directors, at sing@bayareavocalacademy.org, by Friday, September 28, 2018.
Bay Area Vocal Academy is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, marital status, or sexual orientation.


Rentals Manager - First Unitarian Universalist Society of SF (ends 11/1)

Description:

The rentals manager oversees the rental of the building for inside and outside groups, including being the single point of contact for rental groups, contractual agreements, and scheduling and overseeing the custodial staff. A key feature of your work at the church will be improving our communications of Unitarian Universalist principles and values to our clients, and reinforcing those commitments with fair rates and support. Will work closely with other staff who handle church member reservations, an important complementary use of our space. Also: billing, information technology, and ministry. Reports to: Director of Finance & Administration. Directly supervises: 3 FTE custodial staff who do event setup, cleanup, as well as open/close the building. Classification: Exempt Part-time (20-25 hrs/wk) position; evenings & weekends; generous benefits.

Qualifications:

Ethics and Values:  Honours the core values of the Unitarian Universalist tradition, treating others with respect and kindness, with clear and thoughtful communication. 
Initiative:  Is reliable, acts with autonomy and takes initiative without being prompted by others.
Management and Leadership Skills: Is able to supervise staff, effectively recruit custodial team members, and arrange scheduling with an unbiased attitude. Establishes good working relationships with others, works well with people from diverse backgrounds.
Attention to Detail:  Consistently attends to the many small details required, resolves unanswered questions needed to address problems, keeps the larger picture in mind.  
Financial competency:  Is able to calculate rental fees based on policy guidelines. 
Technical Expertise:  Experience and/or aptitude with operating audio-visual equipment and kitchen equipment. Familiarity with building opening and lock-up procedures. Basic computer skills (e.g. scheduling and e-mail). Knowledge of reservations software and online calendaring tools preferred. 
Time Management:  Responds to queries promptly, uses time effectively and efficiently, respects the time of others.
Work Schedule Flexibility:  Position is intended for evenings and weekends, the busiest time for rentals. Interested applicants should expect to be on-site at least two evenings per week, between Wednesday- Saturday. 
Communication Skills:  Aptitude for clearly providing information about building layout and safety to others. Communicates warmly and efficiently with members and friends of the congregation and outside rental clients. 

Responsibilities:

Coordinate with the Administrator to schedule the use of the facility, including room bookings for congregational events and external rentals, according to policy guidelines.
Meet and correspond with external rental groups to discuss space usage requirements, sign contracts, and receive payments.
Coordinate with other staff to ensure accurate and thorough documentation of rental contracts, reservation needs (e.g. audiovisual equipment and and support), and payments.
Track room bookings and invoicing in reservations software (EMS) and in online calendar to ensure the information is up-to-date and accurate.
Arrange for furniture and equipment set-up to the specifications of rental groups.
Arrange the schedules and work of the custodial team so that set-up, routine cleaning, and security are provided for church events and rentals.
Support the Administrator in ensuring the space use contract is up-to-date and reflects current policies.
Review UUSF rentals pricing compared to similar venues to ensure rental rates are competitive and match the market. 

Salary:

exempt part-time, $2500 per month   

Application Instructions:

Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to finance@uusf.org


Brand Ambassador/Retail Trainee - Steinway & Sons (ends 11/1)

Description: 

This is an entry level opportunity for a competitive, self-starter interested in building a career at Steinway & Sons, the maker of the world’s finest pianos. As part of a 12-24 month rotational program, this role provides a hands-on learning environment, with the guidance, mentoring, and support necessary to achieve future advancement. This role is responsible for supporting sales and marketing efforts within an assigned territory and requires an outgoing and engaging personality and the ability to connect and build relationships with potential customers within the market. This role requires a highly organized, detailed individual with strong communication skills who can effectively represent the Steinway & Sons brand. Successful candidates will be considered for internal placements in a US showroom following completion of the program.

Qualifications:

Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree. 0-2+ years of experience in sales, customer service, events management or related role. Geographic flexibility to work in the US. Piano or music experience/background preferred.

Responsibilities: 

Assist in building annual events calendar and support the planning and implementation of events and programs. Identify opportunities to build new prospects within assigned markets.

Salary:

TBD

Application Instructions:

Submit cover letter and resume to careers@steinway.com