Get Even Closer to the Arts: Jobs at CAPA

It takes a lot of behind-the-scenes effort to bring quality entertainment to Columbus. CAPA is a great opportunity to go beyond the stage and learn about the arts from the inside out.

CAPA is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.


Internship Opportunities

We want to thank you for your interest in interning at CAPA! We are currently looking for various summer interns to work from May through August. Internships include CAPA Marketing, Digital Media, Graphic Design, Columbus Symphony Marketing, and Lincoln Theatre. Please review the descriptions before applying.

Deadline Date: March 25, 2015 

To Apply:

Please send your resume and cover letter to marketing@capa.com. If you are specifically interested in only one of our offered internships, you may note that in your e-mail. Please indicate availability, including start and end dates, days of the week, and hours


Accounts Payable Accountant

The Columbus Association for the Performing Arts has an immediate opportunity for an Accounts Payable Accountant. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, organized, and utilizes ethical accounting and problem solving skills.

The AP Accountant handles all aspects of high volume Accounts Payable and general ledger related activities, as well as follows monthly closing timelines in a challenging, fast paced environment. This is a full-time position reporting to the Director of Finance.

Duties

Accounts Payable

  • Process vendor invoices; this includes vouchering invoices into the accounting system, processing check runs as needed, obtaining necessary check signatures, distributing checks, and filing all A/P related paperwork.
  • Ensure that the appropriate approvals are obtained before a payment request is processed through A/P.
  • Maintain positive relationships with vendors, and monitor vendor statements to verify accuracy of A/P records.
  • Resolve payment disputes or discrepancies as they arise.
  • Work with staff members to recognize expenses for which invoices have not been received, and accurately accrue these expenses into the GL.
  • Produce monthly analysis of the accrued payables GL account.
  • Close A/P module in the accounting system monthly after ensuring it properly balances to the general ledger.
  • Assist with cash monitoring as it relates to the ability to process A/P checks.

1099 Reporting

  • Monitor A/P vendor records to ensure accounting system is accurate for 1099 reporting.
  • Collect W-9’s from required vendors.
  • Produce 1099 records from accounting system at the calendar year-end.

Miscellaneous

  • Assist in review of monthly board reports as needed.
  • Assist with other miscellaneous accounting duties as needed.
  • Compile expense and cost analyses as needed.
  • On a monthly basis, analyze various accounts for accurate balances; make corrections to these accounts if needed.

Credentials and Experience

Experience working in accounts payable is preferred.

*In addition to a standard background check this position requires a credit check that is satisfactory to management.

Deadline Date: Midnight on Saturday, March 31, 2015

To Apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume with salary range.

Mail: Human Resources
Columbus Association for the Performing Arts
55 E. State Street
Columbus, OH 43215

Or Email: hr@capa.com ~ Or Fax: (614) 461-0429.
Please include the position title as the subject of the email.

*Please, no phone calls. Resume’s received after the deadline date and time listed above will not be reviewed.


Donor Records Coordinator for CSO and OC

CAPA is looking for a motivated professional to join its Development team as a Donor Records Coordinator for the Columbus Symphony Orchestra (CSO) and Opera Columbus (OC). The ideal candidate is data driven; utilizing ethical and confidential practices; and is passionate about fundraising for nonprofit organizations.

The Donor Records Coordinator is primarily responsible for gift entry and reporting, maintaining data integrity, sending timely gift acknowledgements, managing donor records, tracking and distributing donor benefits, and data extraction and compilation for Columbus Symphony Orchestra and Opera Columbus.

  • Maintain donor records (names, contact information, affiliations, account structure) and oversee production of acknowledgement letters (pulling weekly lists, verifying accuracy of data entry, merging letters according to donors’ instructions, filing electronic copies of correspondence, processing mail in timely fashion).
  • Generate data for solicitation and renewal campaigns including direct mail, tele-fundraising and e-appeals and other communications as needed, edits for accuracy, clarity, and professionalism; and prints, processes and fulfills mailings.
  • Develop and maintain a system for tracking organizational statistics with data provided by the Marketing department for use in Development campaigns, proposals and reports.
  • Assist Senior Manager of Individual Giving with implementation of strategic policies and procedures related to increasing the efficiency and flexibility of the donor database.
  • Work with the VP of Development, Senior Manager of Individual Giving, and Annual Fund Manager to plan and execute donor events for both CSO and Opera Columbus.
  • Work with volunteers, interns, and/or administrative assistant to have outgoing mail processed and posted in a timely fashion each week.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Attention to accuracy and detail on all levels required. Strong organizational skills; ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects; excellent verbal communication skills.

Credentials and Experience

College degree and/or two years of professional work experience desired. Advanced computer skills required, including experience with Microsoft Access and Excel. Experience with data entry and relational databases a must. Experience with Archtics a plus.

*In addition to a standard background check, this position requires a credit check that is satisfactory to management.

Special Requirements
Occasionally requires seasonal, volume, event, and special project time requirements beyond the normal workday.

Deadline Date: Midnight on Sunday, April 12, 2015

To Apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume with salary range by: Midnight on Sunday, April 12, 2015.

Mail: Human Resources
Columbus Association for the Performing Arts
55 E. State Street
Columbus, OH 43215

Or Email: hr@capa.com ~ Or Fax: (614) 461-0429.
Please include the position title as the subject of the email.

*No phone calls, please. Resume’s received after the deadline date and time listed above will not be reviewed.


Vice President of Artistic Administration (CSO)

The Columbus Symphony Orchestra is seeking a motivated professional for the position of Vice President of Artistic Administration (VPAA). The ideal candidate is success driven and passionate about producing exciting and profitable performances with focus on exceeding company goals and audience satisfaction.

The VPAA is primarily charged to schedule, plan, and budget the orchestral activities of the CSO’s seasons within financial and contractual guidelines, and in support of the artistic vision of the Music Director, Principal Pops Conductor, and the Principal Conductor for Education and Outreach. S/he also serves as the primary liaison between CSO management and its gifted musicians, and supervises the Artistic Operations staff to ensure that all activities are at the highest possible professional level. As a member of the Senior Management Team, the Vice President of Artistic Administration will represent the Music Director when he is out of town and be the public face and voice of the organization’s artistic endeavors.

Duties

  • Schedule and prepare master planning calendar for the Orchestra’s season
  • Work with conductors to program concerts including all subscription series, community, run-outs and tours
  • Book, negotiate, and contract guest artists and conductors
  • Determine instrumentation needs and communicate hiring for concerts to Personnel Manager
  • Prepare and suggest financial and artistic scenarios for strategic and long-term planning
  • Represent the CSO in developing, nurturing and exploring collaborations with other community institutions and artistic partners (e.g. local dance and opera companies)
  • Represent the CSO in exploring opportunities for future runouts, fee concerts and tours, as well as working with current presenting partners to improve financial viability
  • Prepare and manage the budget for orchestra activities and the Artistic Operations department
  • Research guest artists, conductors, repertoire, commissioning and other artistic initiatives
  • Meet regularly and work closely with Orchestra Committee to address musicians’ needs and concerns
  • Monitor orchestra service usage and contract compliance
  • Meet regularly and work with orchestra’s Artistic Advisory Committee
  • Work with President & CEO to negotiate contracts with the Orchestra, Ohio Theatre, and stage labor
  • Review composer score submissions and make recommendations to conductors
  • Communicate with program annotator and proof program pages and notes for Bravo book
  • Communicate programs and artists to CSO staff
  • Work with other CSO departments for grants and other projects
  • Manage the OPAS database
  • Participate in rotating concert duty
  • Other duties as assigned


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • The ability to work productively under pressure, maintain a sense of humor, and to prioritize and manage multiple projects
  • Excellent organizational, managerial, and communication skills
  • Possess a strong attention to detail and proven ability to problem solve
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (especially Word, Excel & PowerPoint) and OPAS
  • Have an energetic, diplomatic and professional demeanor


Credentials and Experience

  • BA (required), MA (preferred): in Music or related discipline
  • 5 plus years of orchestra management or closely related experience
  • Comprehensive knowledge of symphonic repertoire and classical and pops artists
  • Thorough knowledge of orchestra operations
  • Demonstrated positive and effective supervisory experience
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare, implement and successfully manage a budget
  • Have a valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle

*In addition to a standard background check, this position requires a credit check that is satisfactory to management.

Special Requirements
Flexibility of schedule to accommodate the production, performance, development, and networking needs of the Columbus Symphony Orchestra and its collaborative efforts.

Deadline Date: Midnight on Saturday, May 30, 2015

To Apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume with salary range by: Midnight, Saturday, May 30, 2015

Mail: Human Resources
Columbus Association for the Performing Arts
55 E. State Street
Columbus, OH 43215

Or Email: hr@capa.com ~ Or Fax: (614) 461-0429.
Please include the position title as the subject of the email.

*No phone calls, please. Resume’s received after the deadline date and time listed above will not be reviewed.