Employment Opportunities

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Two positions with The Bach Choir of Bethlehem open July 1, 2016. Applications will be accepted by Executive Director Bridget George, bridget@bach.org as of May 23, 2016 – see application procedure below.
Compensation and benefits commensurate with experience.

MARKETING AND TICKET-SALES MANAGER - Full-time salaried position

Founded in 1898, the world renowned Bach Choir of Bethlehem now offers 32 concerts and educational programs a year for an audience of more than 20,000. The Choir seeks a creative individual with a marketing background to support the Executive Director (ED) in engaging a broader audience and increasing earned revenue consistent with The Choir’s mission. The Marketing and Ticket-Sales Manager will report to the ED and manage all aspects of marketing The Choir’s programs and activities. Responsibilities include box office management and all communications related to ticket sales, group sales, data analysis, advertising, email marketing, social media, website maintenance, coordination and distribution of marketing materials, in-house design, volunteer management, and assisting with public relations and concert duties as assigned. Some evenings and weekends are required.

Qualifications:

  • 2-3 years of experience in the marketing and communications field, preferably in the performing arts
  • 2-3 years of experience in customer acquisition and retention
  • Proven ability to increase earned income
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, or equivalent education plus experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Website software, PowerPoint, email marketing, and CRM systems preferred.
  • Skill in creative writing and design
  • Passion for the mission of The Bach Choir of Bethlehem and choral/orchestral music
  • Organized and meticulous individual able to work well as part of a small team in a demanding environment

FINANCE AND BUSINESS MANAGER - salaried position 35hrs/week

Reports to the Executive Director (ED), is a member of the Finance Committee of the board, and is responsible for all accounting/bookkeeping and bank reconciliations for The Bach Choir and the Bel Canto Children’s Chorus of The Bach Choir. Responsibilities include: accounts payable and receivable, QuickBooks/Choice Ticketing reconciliations, preparing bank deposits, and assisting the ED with other finance and business management tasks as assigned. These tasks include generating financial reports in formats needed by ED for budgeting, strategic analysis, grant reports, and board meetings, audit preparation, 1099s, sales tax and royalties, state charitable organization registrations, insurance, and facility management including coordination of equipment rental, purchases, and maintenance.
Qualifications:

  • 2-3 years finance/accounting experience in a managerial role
  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance, or equivalent education plus experience
  • Proficiency with QuickBooks and Microsoft Office Suite required. Proficiency with CRM systems preferred.
  • Organized and meticulous individual able to work well as part of a small team in a demanding environment

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

To be considered for either position, please email the following to Executive Director Bridget George: bridget@bach.org

  • A cover letter including your interest in the position and what you will bring to the organization
  • A resume outlining your educational and professional experience
  • Three professional references
  • For the marketing position only: Writing samples demonstrating
    • Story-telling
    • Creative marketing
    • Performing arts program/concert description