• Costume Shop Supervisor
• Director of Marketing
Costume Shop Supervisor
Costume Design Coordinator
The Costume Shop Supervisor reports directly to the Costume Design Coordinator. The Costume Shop Supervisor provides leadership in the costume shop overseeing the first hand, drapers and stitchers to ensure smooth daily operations in the costume shop during production periods.
• Contract and supervise all costume shop labor; stitchers, cutter/drapers, first hand, milliners and craftspeople
• Administer budget and bookkeeping for costume shop
• Completing purchase orders and tracking expenses
• Order shop supplies
• Manage workflow in costume shop
• Assist in fabricating costume projects as needed; assist with fittings
• Communication with stage management, directors and production department
• Attend rehearsals to manage wardrobe crews and troubleshoot problems as needed
• Identify and contract union and non-union wardrobe personnel
• Other duties as assigned
• Bachelor’s degree with advanced study or equivalent professional experience
• At least ten years work experience in costume production
• Strong knowledge of costume construction techniques and practices
• Ability to lead and manage diverse group of creative thinkers to achieve common goals
• Excellent written and oral communication and problem-solving skills
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
• Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects simultaneously and efficiently
• Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues
• Knowledge or strong interest in opera, classical music and/or performing arts required
• Ability to sit at a desk for up to and over eight hours per day
• Ability to lift and carry up to 20 pounds
Please send cover letter, resume, and writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
Director of Marketing & Communications
General & Artistic Director
The Director of Marketing and Communications is responsible for the planning and management of the company’s marketing function, including subscription and single ticket sales campaigns, advertising, telemarketing, special promotions, web-based marketing, audience development initiatives, sales forecasts, budget oversight, and Patron Services (box office.) On the communications side, the director is responsible for managing efforts of all local, regional, national and international publicity campaigns for The Atlanta Opera.
• Developing, implementing and evaluating comprehensive marketing campaigns to generate ticket revenue for The Atlanta Opera. Managing all marketing efforts to achieve single ticket, group and subscription sales goals of over $2 million annually.
• Supervising marketing team, including doing annual reviews, keeping accurate track of leaves and providing motivation and staff development opportunities.
• Providing financial oversight over the marketing revenue and expense budgets; creating sales forecasts and expense projections. Maintaining public relations budget; track and quantify results of publicity campaigns.
• Producing marketing deliverables, including advertising (print, broadcast, outdoor, online), direct mail, e-mail, promotional materials and other collateral. Developing and managing all direct marketing efforts, including direct mail, e-marketing, customer segmentation, target market strategies and audience development.
• Overseeing editorial content for ARIA programs, Atlanta Opera newsletter and other publications, including development and maintenance of Atlanta Opera Web site.
• Managing development and implementation of strategic and tactical public relations plans to promote opera productions, special events, education/outreach programs and other Opera activities.
• Serve as primary media contact for organization and as spokesperson, as appropriate.
Cultivate relationships with key media contacts, maintain media list, and manage PR consultant relationships. Responding to media queries and requests for information.
• Increase community awareness of The Atlanta Opera brand; develop new audiences.
• Coordinate speaking engagements to promote The Atlanta Opera, as needed.
• Other duties, as assigned.
• Ability to work collaboratively within the organization.
• Thorough knowledge and appreciation of opera.
• Bachelor’s degree in music or related field with advanced study or equivalent professional experience in marketing.
• Proven track record for increasing ticket sales within an arts organization.
• Experience in leveraging strategic partnerships to improve marketing reach.
• Experience and aptitude for managing staff and volunteers—excellent interpersonal skills.
• Dynamic copywriting ability appreciated. Writing samples are encouraged.
• Knowledge of and aptitude for promotion through social media channels.
• Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects simultaneously and efficiently.
• Ability to deliver high-quality work and achieve results in a timely manner.
• Excellent computer skills and aptitude, especially using the Microsoft Office Suite, as well as the ability to quickly learn new software programs. Knowledge of Tessitura is highly valued.
Please send cover letter, resume, and writing samples to MarketingDirector@atlantaopera.org. No phone calls please.