Career Opportunities

Cello Teaching Artist

Program Description

Q the Music program is an after-school music education program in Dayton, Ohio that provides string instruction to third through sixth grade students at Ruskin Elementary School. Operating in partnership with the East End Community Services and the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, students receive daily academic tutoring, a nutritious snack, and group music instruction delivered by outstanding local musicians.

Q the Music focuses on group achievement, teamwork, and developing the student as a future citizen as well as a musician.  Fun, fast-paced, instruction keeps students engaged and results in better discipline, focus, self-confidence, and musical achievement.

This position is a part-time, seasonal position from September 2021 to May 2022, with contract renewal likely for the following school year. On-site hours will be from approximately 2:00 – 5:00pm each school day with occasional nights and weekends for special concert events and performances.

Job Description: Teaching Artist, Cello

Qualified individuals will possess:

  • Passion for the social and musical mission of, Q the Music an El Sistema-inspired program
  • Willingness to collaborate and work as a team
  • Flexibility and responsiveness to needs of students and parents
  • Ability to develop and teach engaging lessons that:
    • Establish routines and encourage development of strong fundamental skills on the instrument
    • Encourage peer-teaching
    • Contain a variety of activities (games, exercises, demonstration, and listening)
    • Incorporate a variety of strategies (movement, music reading, playing by ear, singing/solfége, guided improvisation and composition)
    • Maintain high expectations, excellent classroom management, and implement a fair and consistent discipline system
    • Provide appropriate challenge for individual students/learning styles

Supporting experience may include:

  • Teaching cello in a group setting (sectionals, classroom, orchestra)
  • Teaching or mentoring elementary school children
  • Teaching or mentoring traditionally underserved populations
  • Experience in community outreach
  • String Pedagogy courses or certifications
  • Ability to collaborate with students, staff, and administrators of diverse backgrounds

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 Education

Classification status: Part-Time

Last updated: 06/04/2021

Compensation: Compensation is commensurate with the duties and responsibilities of this position. Starting rate is $50 per hour.

Application Process: To apply, please send an email cover letter, resume, and 5-minute video teaching sample to: Ruth Reveal, Director of Education | Dayton Performing Arts Alliance, [email protected]. Applications will be reviewed beginning June 28.

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Patron and Promotions Manager

Job Description:
The DPAA Patron and Promotions Manager oversees both long-term and day-to-day operations of the Box Office, and ensures a welcoming, efficient operation. The Patron and Promotions Manager is responsible for overseeing the programming and monitoring of all events in the Tessitura ticketing system and tracking daily sales, executing and supervising subscription processing and fulfillment and training box office staff. This role is highly visible and interacts with patrons, supporters and board members.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Represent DPAA as a helpful, energetic, knowledgeable point of contact for patrons, donors, board members, and the general public
  • Oversee the Box Office staff by training Box Office employees and ensuring that all Box Office employees appropriately, accurately and consistently represent DPAA in a professional manner in all communications both internally and externally
  • Manage training of Box Office team in program offerings, sales strategies and patron retention to support DPAA performance sales
  • Responsible for sales, distribution, seating, and processing of tickets including singles and season subscriptions, flex passes, and memberships
  • Manage complimentary ticket requests, coordination with community partners, donor ticket management, group sales, promo code management
  • Develop the Box Office into an effective sales and promotion force by working with marketing to implement subscriber renewals, single ticket sales promotions, special season ticket packages, loyalty programs, venue signage, and overseeing promotional inventory management
  • Recommend policies and procedures to support high levels of customer service, both internally and externally, by overseeing and resolving ticketing customer services issues, and assisting in the establishment and enforcement of policies regarding ticket sales, exchanges, complimentary tickets, staff tickets, and gift certificates
  • Work with venue to build, edit, and manage all events in the Tessitura ticket sales platform and creates and distributes daily and weekly sales reports
  • Participate in front-of-house management on night/day of show
  • Communicate event security needs, manage house set-up before performances, and coordinate pre-performance events as needed
  • Train telemarketing teams during renewal campaigns and performs occasional telemarketing functions as necessary
  • Manage patron complaints and concerns, assuring each patron a timely and thoughtful response. Maintains records of customer service issues and their resolution
  • Work with Education department, Audience Development Committee and Community Engagement Committee to implement programs
  • Recruit and manage marketing volunteers and poster distribution teams

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years Box Office management or equivalent experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Proven history of high levels of customer service, to both internal and external constituents
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment providing a positive outlook
  • Must enjoy working with the public
  • Strong leadership, organizational, and problem-solving skills
  • High-level knowledge of Tessitura preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to work nights and weekends, congruent with a performing arts center’s performance schedule
  • Ability to learn about a season’s productions and sell them to patrons

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 Marketing Officer
Classification status:  Full-Time
Last updated:  04/14/2021

Compensation:
Compensation is commensurate with the duties and responsibilities of this position.

Application Process:
Please view the full job description on the DPAA website at www.DaytonPerformingArts.org. To apply for this position in confidence, please send resume and cover letter to [email protected]

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Director of Digital Marketing 

Position Summary:
The Dayton Performing Arts Alliance (DPAA) invites applications for the position of Director of Digital Marketing. Reporting to the Chief Marketing Officer, the Director of Digital Marketing oversees all functions of the DPAA’s digital marketing strategy, including email marketing, social media, website development, SEO and online advertising. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of success in the digital marketing arena with emphasis on quickly growing patron and supporter communities through digital outreach and engagement.

What you will bring to the DPAA:

  • Digital Marketing Skills – You’ll need to sustain and grow the DPAA’s digital reach and presence across our website, email campaigns and social channels, and be a visionary for DPAA’s digital marketing efforts, helping to drive key messages and stories that resonate with the patrons and supporters to grow ticket revenue and donations
  • Technical Skills – You’ll need comprehensive knowledge of all aspects of digital marketing and emerging trends
  • Analysis and Impact Reporting Skills – You’ll need to passionate about measuring results and be diligent about providing reports that communicate outcomes from digital campaigns
  • Communication Skills – You’ll need to be an excellent communicator and enthusiastic collaborator who works well with team members, external partners and senior management
  • Interpersonal Skills – You’ll need to be a highly-motivated self-starter with the skills and temperament to function effectively and efficiently in a fast-paced artistic environment

Qualifications:

  • Degree in Marketing, Communications, Digital or a related field
  • 6+ years relevant experience
  • Knowledge of the latest ad and email marketing platforms, web technologies, social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram and Twitter)
  • Background in creating and implementing compelling digital content
  • Experience implementing SEO and analytics best practices
  • Strong project management skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Google Docs, WordPress
  • Video and photo editing skills are a plus

Website: DaytonPerformingArts.org

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 Marketing Officer
Classification status:
Last updated:  04/26/2021

Full-Time Benefits:

  • 403(b)
  • Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off

COVID-19 Precautions:

  • Remote interview process
  • Virtual meetings

Compensation:
Compensation is commensurate with the duties and responsibilities of this position.

Application Process:
Please view the full job description on the DPAA website at www.DaytonPerformingArts.org. To apply for this position in confidence, please send resume and cover letter to [email protected]

In accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws, the DPAA is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal employment opportunity. All employment decisions will be made without regard to race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, pregnancy, marital status, political affiliation, veteran status, or non-job related handicap, or any other protected characteristic. This applies to all areas of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, selection, promotion, compensation and termination.

Equal Opportunity Employer