Choral Operations Director

Giving Voice Initiative
Location: 
Twin Cities, Minnesota
Type of Position: 
Administrative
Application Deadline: 
Friday, July 29, 2022

About Giving Voice   

As a small, entrepreneurial organization, Giving Voice inspires and equips organizations to bring together people with Alzheimer's and other dementias and their care partners to sing in choruses that foster joy, well-being, purpose, and community understanding. We operate several choruses in the Twin Cities, and we have created a network of choruses across the world to encourage the development of new choruses and to provide support for other choruses currently in operation. We are leading a worldwide movement of choral communities that celebrate the potential of people living with dementia through singing together.   

Choral Operations Director 

We are looking for a part-time, missions minded Choral Operations Director to help our local choruses running smoothly. If you are a process person who loves keeping things organized, and you have a deep appreciation for music, we’d love to hear from you! Through our partnerships, Giving Voice runs five choruses for people living with Alzheimer’s and a care partner here in the Twin Cities. We are looking for a detailed oriented person who can manage our partnerships, develop recruitment strategies, and build relationships with external organizations, and help grow our audience.  

This is a great opportunity for someone who has a musical background and an eye for detail. Giving Voice has a small, dedicated, and supportive team that values innovation and creativity. We are a collaborative team. We would love to hear your ideas for making our rehearsals and performances the best possible experience for our singers and our audience.  

Diversity & Inclusion have always been key to our success. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, and our employees are people with different strengths, experiences, and backgrounds who share a passion for improving people's lives. Diversity includes race and gender identity, age, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, religion, and many other parts of one's identity. Inclusion is everyone's responsibility.   

This is a part-time hybrid position with regularly scheduled time at weekly rehearsals and concerts and team meetings at our Edina office.  

Status: Reporting to the Executive Director, this is part-time (20 hours per week), $30 per hour position, with some flexibility in scheduling. Approximately 8 hours a week will be spent on site at our partner organizations at day-time rehearsals, with additional hours on-site hours required for concerts. 

Responsibilities include: 

  • Collaborate on all operational and logistical details related to concerts, rehearsals, and other events, providing oversight of all non-artistic activities of the Choruses 

  • Maintain clear communication between the Giving Voice staff, artistic contractors, and partner organizations  

  • Build relationships with other choruses statewide to develop initiatives for partnerships and recruitment 

  • Maintain ongoing communication with regional arts organizations, education institutions, businesses, foundations, government agencies, the media, etc. 

  • Attend weekly choral rehearsals for all of our Twin Cities based Giving Voice Choruses 

  • Special projects and other responsibilities as assigned 

Requirements:  

Strong written and verbal communication skills are required; excellent time management and project management skills with the ability to drive multiple projects simultaneously; the ability to collect, organize, and analyze information with attention to detail and draw high-level conclusions, a high-level proficiency with Microsoft products and Google Docs accompanied by a strong desire to learn new skills and technologies.  Previous choral music experience a plus. 

Please submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected] to be considered for this position. 

 

Compensation and Benefits: 

Reporting to the Executive Director, this is part-time (20 hours per week), $30 per hour position, with some flexibility in scheduling

Application Procedure: 

Please submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected] to be considered for this position. 

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