Careers

Bach In Baltimore is Hiring!

Position 1:

Marketing Manager (5-10 hrs/week)

Job Declaration

Job Description:

Handle all aspects of marketing for a small non-profit arts organization, including:

  • Two or three constant contact emails/month
  • Electronic and print fliers (typically one/month)
  • Online calendars
  • Web site
  • Online transactions through web site (e.g. ticket sales)
  • Written materials for print and radio ads
  • Cultivation of feature articles (e.g. Sunpapers, Baltimore Magazine)
  • Group ticket sales (e.g., retirement communities)
  • Sale of advertising (for Bach In Baltimore program book)

Absolute flexibility in work schedule
Works in partnership with the Administrative Manager
Reports to Music Director
Skills needed include graphic design, Word Press (for website) and word processing.
The successful candidate will be friendly and personable, self-starting and entrepreneurial.
The time required for this position varies but is typically 5 – 10 hours/week.

Postion open immediately.
Pay is $20/hour

Send letter of interest and resume to: bachinbaltmore1@gmail.com


Position 2:

Administrative Manager, Bach In Baltimore (BinB) (up to 19 hrs/week)

Job Declaration

Organization

Bach In Baltimore has been presenting monthly concerts featuring the music of JS Bach since 1988.  Founder and Music Director T. Herbert Dimmock leads a 10 to 15-member orchestra, several vocal and instrumental soloists and a 40 to 50-member volunteer choir.  These concerts run on the 1st Sunday of each month from October through June.  Annual revenue is $140,000. In addition to these concerts, the organization presents six or more concerts in various venues annually.

Bach In Baltimore seeks a dynamic Administrative Manager to lead the organization in an exciting period whereby the organization can expand as it begins its 30th anniversary year.

Reporting to the Music Director, the Administrative Manager collaborates with the board of directors and other staff. The manager is responsible for the organizational leadership necessary for Bach In Baltimore to achieve its mission.   The manager provides guidance and leadership and is responsible for the operational, administrative and fiscal integrity and sustainability of Bach In Baltimore.  The focus always is on providing programs of the highest artistic quality for its audiences through the development and implementation of the goals of the organization.

For the right person, this position offers a unique opportunity to think big, put ideas into practice try new approaches and have a significant impact.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Promote the fulfillment of BinB’s vision, mission and goals through development, implementation and execution of the organization’s plan
  • Manage, with bookkeeper, the fiscal vitality of BinB: This includes operational and capital expenditure budgets, cost control and monitoring, reporting and planning
  • Maintain open relationships and communication with and between Board, staff and musicians
  • In concert with others, generate materials for BinB including program notes, written appeals to patrons, web site verbiage and grant requests
  • Oversee marketing and public relations (direct mail, targeted campaigns, advertising [both sales and purchase], promotions)
  • Generate income for the organization through sales of advertising for season program book and sale of CDs and other items at the ‘BachShop’
  • Deepen and refine all aspects of communication: web site, newsletters and email blasts, annual booklet etc.
  • Coordinate foundation, government, corporate and individual funding and maintain a data base of all contacts
  • Work directly with the Music Director and board members to address all logistical needs for rehearsals and concerts as well as the management of guest soloists, instrumentalists and guest choirs
  • Run the back of the house for all First Sunday Concerts. This includes box office, usher management, sales at our Bach Shop and the set-up and tear down of the performance area. Since First Sunday concerts are held on the first Sunday of every month from October through May, this is perhaps the only duty that is not flexible.

Skills and abilities

  • Passion for music and the mission of BinB
  • Exceptional presentation and communication skills, written and oral
  • Ability to foster a healthy organization culture
  • Entrepreneurial personality with positive attitude toward ones work
  • Ability to work with diverse groups of people
  • Self- motivated with a good work ethic
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Previous experience in the performing arts and/or not-for-profit world

Compensation

  • This is a part-time job, up to 19 hours/week
  • Due to the varying nature of the schedule of BinB, the time required is variable. Most of the time, BinB can be quite flexible as to when the work is done, as long as deadlines are met.
  • Hourly wages to be negotiated (expected to be $15 to $20/hour)

Send Cover letter and resume to: bachinbaltmore1@gmail.com