Executive Director

Oratorio Society of Virginia
Location: 
Charlottesville, VA
Type of Position: 
Administrative
Application Deadline: 
Monday, June 27, 2022

The Oratorio Society of Virginia, Charlottesville’s longest running community-based chorus, seeks a part-time Executive Director (ED). The ED, who reports directly to the President of the Society, is responsible for promoting the goals of the organization by facilitating non-musical administrative tasks for the Society. Responsibilities include working with the Executive Committee, Board of Directors, Music Director, and others in support of the day-to-day business activities of the Society and serving as a contact for the Society in its business relationships, including collaborations with other arts organizations. The annual salary for this position is $25,000, paid in equal monthly installments. The time commitment will average 25 hours/week, but with an ebb and flow according to concert or event scheduling.

The ideal candidate will possess the following.

  • Bachelor’s degree (strongly desired)

  • Excellent management, organizational, and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral) and demonstrated success and understanding of fundraising, marketing, and public relations

  • Successful experience working with volunteer groups and committees and ability to work congenially and productively with a wide range of stakeholders

  • Knowledge of and/or experience in arts administration and non-profit organizations, to include the grant writing process

  • Proven ability to communicate effectively and convincingly about the mission and strengths of an organization, ideally of a nonprofit and/or musical organization

  • Familiarity with the greater Charlottesville area/Virginia arts communities

  • Competency using Microsoft Word, Excel, databases, and social media platforms (including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram)

    Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resumé via email to Margaret O’Bryant ([email protected]). Questions can be directed to Ms. O’Bryant at the same e-mail. Review of applications will begin June 27, 2022, but the position will remain open until filled.

    For more information about the Oratorio Society of Virginia, visit www.oratoriosociety.org

Compensation and Benefits: 

$25,000

Application Procedure: 

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resumé via email to Margaret O’Bryant ([email protected]). Questions can be directed to Ms. O’Bryant at the same e-mail. Review of applications will begin June 27, 2022, but the position will remain open until filled. 

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