Manager - Production and Manager - Administration and Singer Services

North Bethesda, MD

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Posted date:

20 Dec 2017

Chorus/organization name:

Strathmore Children's Chorus

Application Deadline:

05 Jan 2018

Position Title: Job Share* - Strathmore Children’s Chorus Manager - Production  
Reports to:  SCC Artistic Director

Position Title: Job Share* - Strathmore Children’s Chorus Manager - Administration and Singer Services
Reports to:  Strathmore Director of Education

Position Type: Part Time, Salaried – 20 hrs/week each
Location:  Music Center at Strathmore


The Production Manager supports the Artistic Director in the preparation and performance of all SCC Children’s Chorus events.  Experience in production of choral events, stage management and logistics is desirable. Evening and weekend hours are required.
The Administration and Singer Services Manager assists the Artistic Director and Director of Education with all office, clerical and communication tasks as required. Evening and weekend hours are required.
*Note that this is an initial division of job-share duties. Over time, the specific division of duties may be flexible based on the candidates’ interests, qualifications and discussions as a team.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Production Manager

  • Execute all advance planning and preparation for events including performances, auditions, orientation, and others.
  • Support the Artistic Director in organizing/reserving spaces for auditions, evaluations, and rehearsals.
  • As needed, stage manage Concert Hall performances, dress rehearsals and other events.
  • Support Artistic Director in liaising with performance partners and Strathmore Production Team (stagehands.)
  • Complete paperwork for guest artists, including artist agreements, check requests, and logistical communication.
  • Coordinate parent volunteers.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Administration and Singer Services Manager

  • Receive and route daily parent and community questions to the appropriate team member for a response, or respond directly as appropriate.
  • Create and send biweekly SCC email newsletter, manage SCC social media pages and website content updates.
  • Organize annual student registration for all ensembles and coordinate with choral managers to keep member data current.
  • Order and maintain SCC Singers Shop (spirit wear and merch, CDs/DVDs) as needed.
  • Coordinate new wardrobe orders, collect payments, and distribute to members.
  • With Directors and Production Manager, compile and maintain master SCC calendar.
  • Compile copy for marketing and communication pieces, and coordinate with Strathmore Marketing staff.
  • Ensure timely and accurate collection and record-keeping of tuition, wardrobe, and merchandise payments. 

ACCOUNTABILITIES: Satisfactory completion of this job includes successfully:

  • Conducting daily work with clarity, accuracy and timeliness.
  • Maintaining positive relationships with students, parents, staff, partners, vendors and volunteers.
  • Contributing proactively to a flow of ideas as a member of the SCC Team.
  • Organizing a substantial set of responsibilities in a fast-paced work environment.


  • Offers excellent customer service.
  • Demonstrates exceptional organizational, problem solving and people skills.
  • Exhibits a professional appearance and deportment.
  • Employs excellent communication skills.
  • Works consistently to resolve issues in a responsible and timely fashion.
  • Displays high degree of dependability and reliability.


BA or equivalent; 2-4 years relevant work experience, methodical and detail-oriented, proven history of efficient management of multiple projects with varying timelines. Candidate must possess exceptional organizational and communication skills and proficiency contributing to a team effort.

Knowledge of and passion for choral music and performing arts education are preferred but not required. Proficiency with a wide range of cloud apps and Microsoft Office programs is preferred.

Strathmore is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.  Accordingly, Strathmore provides employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity, sex, pregnancy, national origin or ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, genetic status or information, military or veteran status or status in any status protected by federal, state or local law.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Compensation and Benefits:

Commensurate with experience. 

Application Procedure:

To apply for one or both of these positions, please submit via email prior to 5:00pm Friday, January 5, 2017 the following items:

  • Cover letter
  • Résumé
  • Salary Requirement

When submitting your application electronically, the email SUBJECT line must contain the words “SCC Production Manager” or SCC “Administration and Singer Services Manager.”
Applicants may indicate interest in one or both of the two part time positions. If interested in both, please indicate first and second preference, if applicable, and describe your qualifications for each.
Only qualified applicants will be contacted.

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