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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Communications Manager

The Communications Manager for Michigan Opera Theatre reports to the Director of Patron Marketing and Communications and is responsible for implementing publicity and promotional plans for Michigan Opera Theatre. He/she develops and manages content for traditional media, social media, website and organizational publications.

Specific Responsibilities:

Budgets and Plans

 Messaging and Content Development

 

Media Relations

 

Social Media

 

Publications

 

General

 

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:                 Director of Patron Marketing and Communications
Classification status:                Full time, exempt, salaried
Last updated:                         4/24/16

 

Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. 

Application Process:
To Apply for this position in confidence, send resume and cover letter to: Patricia Walker at P.Walker.LLC@gmail.com

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

 

Director of Patron Marketing and Communications

The Director of Patron Marketing and Communications for Michigan Opera Theatre reports to the Chief Patron Officer and is responsible for the successful development and implementation of MOT’s marketing, branding, sales, research, and communications efforts. He/She is responsible for achieving sales goals and raising visibility and awareness of MOT both locally and nationally to support all institutional goals.

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:                 Chief Patron Officer

Classification status:                Full time, exempt, salaried

Last updated:                4/13/16

Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Application Process:

To Apply for this position in confidence, send resume and cover letter to: Patricia Walker at P.Walker.LLC@gmail.com

 

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

 

Technical Assistant

The Technical Assistant is a full-time, SEASONAL position within the production department of the Michigan Opera Theatre.  The Technical Assistant works directly with the Technical Director and is responsible for maintaining shop stocks, purchasing equipment and tools, pick-up and delivery of tools, materials & rental equipment for Production Departments.  Position has some planning and organizational responsibilities during opera season.  Oversees two vehicles (van and 24’ truck) and helps maintain warehouse spaces owned/leased by the Opera.
Assistant needs to be a dependable self-starter capable of working alone and within group settings. Ability to maintain professional demeanor in potentially stressful work situations is important.  Requirements include:

–    Valid driver’s license, good driving record.
–    Basic computer skills
–    Experience with or willingness to learn to drive 24’ truck.
–    Ability to carry packages up to 50 lbs. and moving cases/ crates on wheels.
–    Good attitude, willingness to learn and work with diverse individuals.
–    Organized; good record keeping- purchase records/ shipping and receiving records.

Experience in Technical Theater helpful but not required.
Additional responsibilities may be added depending on experience.

Schedule can be flexible- generally business hours expected, some evening and weekend hours are necessary.

Typical dates of employment (varies)

March 1st –  May 30
September 28- December 20

Position will be filled as soon as possible.
Interested persons should send a letter and résumé to:

Dan Brinker, Technical Director
Michigan Opera Theatre
1526 Broadway
Detroit, MI  48226
dbrinker@motopera.org

Michigan Opera Theatre is an equal opportunity employer.

 

PATRON SERVICES ASSOCIATE – PART TIME
B
OX OFFICE

The Patron Services Associate for Michigan Opera Theatre is responsible for assisting patrons with all ticketing and purchase needs. He/she acts at all times as a steward of Michigan Opera Theatre. The Patron Services Associates serves patrons efficiently, accurately and politely at all points of contact, understands and implements donor retention strategies and ensures the highest level of patron satisfaction. This is a part-time position.

 

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

Classification status:                PART-TIME, non-exempt, hourly

 

Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

 

Application Process:

To Apply for this PART TIME position in confidence, send resume and cover letter to: Patricia Walker at P.Walker.LLC@gmail.com

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

 

PATRON SERVICES SPECIAL EVENTS MANAGER

The Patron Services Special Events Manager for Michigan Opera Theatre is responsible for planning and executing major fundraisers as well as stewardship and cultivation events. He/she will strategize, organize and implement Michigan Opera Theatre’s major special events in order to meet or exceed established fundraising goals.

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: Chief Patron Officer

Classification status: ¾ time, exempt, salaried

Last updated:  11/23/2015

Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Application Process:

To apply for this position in confidence, send resume and cover letter to: Patricia Walker at P.Walker.LLC@gmail.com

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!

 

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!