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.


Annual Fund Manager

CAPA seeks an energetic and experienced development professional to join the Development team as the Annual Fund Manager. This position reports to the Senior Manager of Individual Giving. The Annual Fund Manager position is responsible for the management and fulfillment of the Annual Fund for the Columbus Symphony Orchestra (CSO) and Opera Columbus (OC) through cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship. The Annual Fund Manager’s responsibilities include managing direct mail solicitation campaigns, managing communications with donors, research, and support of all development efforts related to CSO and OC. Successful candidates will have a minimum of two years of fundraising experience, a Bachelors degree, exceptional written and verbal skills, and a strong ability to multitask and prioritize.

Successful candidates will have a minimum of two years of fundraising experience, a Bachelors degree, exceptional written and verbal skills, and a strong ability to multitask and prioritize.

*A standard background check is required for this position.

Deadline Date: 5:00pm on Friday, March 10, 2015

To Apply:

Send a cover letter, resume with salary range, and writing samples by the deadline date shown below. Include the position title as the subject.

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.


Director of Development

CAPA is seeking a motivated professional to join its Development team as Director of Development. The ideal candidate is success driven and passionate about fundraising for nonprofit organizations. Having an appreciation for performance art in Columbus, Ohio is also ideal.

The Director of Development (DD) is primarily charged to spearhead development efforts to increase and meet fundraising and friend-raising goals for CATCO, the McCoy Center, the Lincoln Theatre, and the Drexel Theatre organizations.

The DD will provide the expertise necessary to maintain a robust annual giving program and set goals in relation to each organization’s priorities and vision to create lasting momentum that cultivates a culture of philanthropy. The incumbent will be a major gift producer working in close collaboration with the VP of Development, each organization’s Executive Leader, Board Officers, and other development team members. The DD is a team leader in the development office who will supervise three subordinate positions. The incumbent will plan and organize fund development activities, promote each organization, manage fund development budgets, and produce reports, projections, and presentations to executive management, board members and prospective contributors. This position is visible in the community and among corporate leaders and requires philanthropic and ethical etiquette.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of comprehensive and ethical fundraising management
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office 2010
  • Knowledge of fundraising databases (Archtics, Raiser’s Edge, etc.)


Credentials and Experience

  • BA (required), MA (a plus): in Marketing, Communication, Business or related discipline
  • 5-plus years of experience in development
  • Excellent organizational, managerial, and communication skills
  • Demonstrate fundraising planning, implementation and success statistics
  • Demonstrate positive and effective direct supervision of subordinates

*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 development needs of each organization.

Deadline Date: Midnight on Friday, March 13, 2015

To Apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume with salary range by: Midnight on Friday, March 13, 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.