Education and Community Engagement Manager
This position is part of the Institutional Advancement Department and is responsible for managing and growing programs that engage our patrons, the community, K-12 students, adults, teachers, and university-level students and staff. This position works closely with the Development, Marketing, and Artistic departments, manages the Education & Community Engagement Associate and all department volunteers, and works closely with, and reports directly to, the Managing Director.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
This job description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job.
New Hire Qualifications
Personality: An outgoing, energetic, and enthusiastic storyteller with the ability to listen, interact, and connect with patrons, children, staff, media, and vendors. Dynamic, approachable person, who is personally driven with an entrepreneurial spirit and a willingness to embrace new ideas and technology. A hands-on approach with the ability to manage projects from inception to execution, as well as work both independently and in a variety of team settings.
Education and Knowledge: Bachelor's degree required, with advanced degrees a plus. Outstanding verbal and written communication skills a must. Minimum 2-3 years professional experience in arts education, and experience in a supervisory role is required. Our ideal candidate will have proven experience with adult engagement activities, be familiar with the Palm Beach County education system, be a highly organized team player with the ability to multi-task with the ability to manage a changing and varied workload. Knowledge of opera is a big plus.
Equipment Operation: Proficiency in standard business software including Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel) a must. Experience with in-house design and email marketing applications a plus.
Work Samples: Candidates must submit relevant work samples including (but not limited to) any relevant study guides, curricula, marketing and promotion collateral, etc.
Physical Requirements: Reliable transportation required. Flexible schedule that will require working some nights and weekends during season (available to attend rehearsals, performances, special events, etc.).
The Education and Community Engagement Manager is a full-time exempt position, with a competitive salary range commensurate with experience. Please forward your cover letter, résumé, salary requirements, and work samples in pdf format to: email@example.com
Palm Beach Opera is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, ancestry, sex, age, familial status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability or genetic information.