Michigan Opera Theatre Jobs & Part-Time Opportunities

Michigan Opera Theatre, a non-profit organization, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Michigan Opera Theatre is supported by private donations, foundation and corporate grants, the State of Michigan through the Michigan Council for the Arts and Cultural Affairs, and by the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal Agency.

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AUDIO / VIDEO DEPARTMENT HEAD

MICHIGAN OPERA THEATER / DETROIT OPERA HOUSE

DESCRIPTION:

Audio Department Head is one of 5 IATSE department heads responsible for working and managing performances and events as well as equipment maintenance for the Michigan Opera Theatre / Detroit Opera House stage. Audio head is responsible for live & archival audio mixing, show communications, setup  and strike of audio and video equipment as well as working with other department heads performing general stage work.

Department heads are paid hourly and per performance. Rates and benefits are as outlined in the collective bargaining agreement with IATSE local 38.

The AV Department head reports to the Head Carpenter and Technical Director of the Michigan Opera Theatre.

GENERAL DUTIES:

REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

APPLICATION:

Application Due Date;  May 4, 2018
Send Letter of Application, Resume & professional references to:
Dan Brinker, Technical Director
Detroit Opera House
1526 Broadway St.
Detroit, MI 48226

 

Box Office Associate

Box Office Associates for Michigan Opera Theatre are responsible for assisting patrons with ticketing and purchase needs. Each Box Office Associate acts at all times as a steward of Michigan Opera Theatre. The Box Office Associates serves patrons efficiently, accurately and politely at all points of contact, process ticket orders, understand and implement donor retention strategies and ensure the highest level of patron satisfaction.

Specific Responsibilities:

Position Qualifications:

Note: The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.

Position Reports to:           Box Office Manager
Classification status:          non-exempt

To apply for this position in confidence, send resume and cover letter to: employment@MOTopera.org.

Michigan Opera Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We value diversity in our workforce.

Human Resources Manager – Part time

 The Human Resources Manager for Michigan Opera Theatre works as a strategic business partner to the Chief Adminsitrative Officer in planning and coordinating human resources activities for the organization.  The HR Manager develops, communicates and administers policies and HR programs. This is a part-time one-year appointment with possibility of long-term extension.

Specific Responsibilities:

Competencies:

  1. Business Acumen.
  2. Excellent communication skills
  3. Mediation and consultation expertise
  4. Critical Evaluation.
  5. Cultural Awareness.
  6. HR Expertise.
  7. Leadership & Navigation.
  8. Relationship Management.
  9. Ethical Practice.

Position Qualifications:

Note: The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.

Position Reports to: Chief Administrative Officer
Classification status: Part time one year appointment
Last updated: 3/1/18

Application Process:
To apply for this position in confidence, please send resume and cover letter to: Employment@MOTopera.org

Michigan Opera Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We value diversity in our workforce.

Assistant Director of Operations

The Assistant Director of Operations works as a strategic business partner to the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) in the effective operation of the Detroit Opera House.  Through a respectful, constructive and energetic style, guided by a desire to provide consistently outstanding experiences to all patrons in the Detroit Opera House, as well as a need to ensure a positive, supportive and creative culture internally, the Assistant Director of Operations provides day to day leadership that supports the mission of Michigan Opera Theatre. The Assistant Director will maintain a professional manner when dealing with all constituencies and always preserve a high level of integrity and professionalism.

Specific Responsibilities:

Physical Facilities

Event Operations

Communications and Relationships

Other Responsibilities

Position Qualifications

Note: The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.

Position Reports to:           Chief Administrative Officer
Classification status:          Full time, exempt, salaried
Last updated:                   2/28/18

Application Process:

To Apply for this position in confidence, please send resume and cover letter to:
Employment@MOTopera.org

Michigan Opera Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We value diversity in our workforce.

Development Associate

The Development Associate for Michigan Opera Theatre assists the Manager of Individual Giving to strategize, design and implement MOT’s annual fund campaign, including budgets, timetables and collateral materials. He/she provides support and research assistance to members of the Development Team, fulfills donors benefits for donors of all levels, and supports Patron events and initiatives.

Specific Responsibilities:

Position Qualifications:

Note: The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.

Position Reports to:   Patron Services Manager, Individual Giving

Classification status:  Full time, exempt, salaried

Last updated:   12/14/2017

Application Process:

To Apply for this position in confidence, please send resume and cover letter to: Employment@MOTopera.org

Michigan Opera Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We value diversity in our workforce.

 

 

Sell Subscriptions for MOT

Be a voice for the Michigan Opera Theatre.

Looking for a few outstanding phone reps to call opera patrons for subscriptions. This is a part-time position.  Mondays-Thursdays, 5:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. (availability to start as early as 3:00 preferred) and Saturday mornings.

Creative, exciting atmosphere.
Ideal second job. Ideal job for recently retired professional.
Perks include Free Tickets.

If you are a great communicator, motivated and dependable, please call (313) 961-3500,  option 6, extension 3208, and leave a message.

Similar experience preferred but not necessary. A passion for the Arts, and for Opera in particular, a plus!

Parking Center Staff

The Herman Frankel | Opera House Parking Center is accepting applicants for the positions of cashier, attendant, and flagger. Call Bob or Paul at (313) 965-4052.

Maintenance, Ushers, Bar Staff and Security

To apply for part-time maintenance, security, bar staff or staff usher positions, please pick up an application at the security desk at the Madison Avenue stage door entrance.

All other applicants please send your resume to:

Human Resources
Detroit Opera House
1526 Broadway
Detroit, MI 48226

You can also fax your resume to 313.237.3412.

Thank you for your interest in Michigan Opera Theatre and the Detroit Opera House!