Choir General Manager

Northwest Associated Arts
Burien, Washington
Type of Position: 
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, June 15, 2023

Northwest Associated Arts (NWAA) is a vibrant non-profit arts organization in Burien, Washington. In our 2023-24 season we will be celebrating 40 years in the choral community with 70+ singers in our adult choir and 50+ in our “rock and roll” senior citizen choir!

NWAA is seeking a General Manager who would like to be part of our team! The ideal candidate would be highly organized, an excellent communicator, and have previous experience in non-profit work.

The General Manager will work with volunteers, sub-contractors, agents, Board of Directors, and the artistic team to efficiently manage the events and operations of NWAA.


• Facilitate coordination and communication ensuring that all events run smoothly.

• Work as primary business administrator for NWAA. This includes management of all federal/state/city requirements, venue contracts, insurance, tax filings, music licensing.

• Coordinate preparation, Board approval, and execution of annual budget. Work with the Treasurer to provide monthly budget overviews, budget-to-actual reports, and other financial data requested by the Board of Directors.

• Manage, track, and renew existing annual grants. Actively seek out and apply for new grants.

• Provide general administrative support for the Board of Directors including meeting scheduling, and collection and distribution of monthly reports, minutes, and agendas

.Create and execute a marketing plan and materials for up to four concerts each season (September – May) plus our annual Cabaret & Auction.

• Produce and contract production of printed concert programs, brochures, flyers. Maintain active social media presence.

• Maintain and update website as needed.

• Maintain, develop and utilize NWAA’s database for singers and patrons, including dues collection, donation history, annual tax letters to donors, and other uses as needed.

• Coordinate advertising sales for printed concert programs.

• Other responsibilities as delegated by the Board of Directors.

Required Qualifications:

• Ability to work both collaboratively and independently to meet all deadlines.

• Enjoy working with the public and volunteer teams.

• Understand how to use digital and print assets, website, and social media to facilitate communications with current and potential choir members, audiences, and donors.

• Innovative and creative mindset.

• Graphic design experience.

• Working knowledge of Google Workspace and Microsoft Excel.

Desired Qualifications:

• Experience in nonprofit management.

• Experience working in music or the arts.

• Familiarity with QuickBooks and Adobe InDesign

Compensation and Benefits: 

Compensation: Time commitment will vary greatly throughout the season depending on concert and event schedules, but we expect an annual average of approximately 10 - 15 hours work per week.

Contracted position.

One year contract $17,500 - $25,000 DOE

Application Procedure: 

To apply, please send a resumé and cover letter to [email protected]

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