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Donor Relations Assistant The Richmond Symphony makes music an integral part of the lives of those living, learning and working here by embracing the Richmond region’s unique vitality and diverse constituents. The Richmond Symphony seeks a music loving and organized individual to serve as the Donor Relations Assistant to join its friendly advancement team. Under the supervision of the Donor Relations Manager, the Assistant is responsible for a variety of administrative tasks to support the Advancement team (part of the Advancement and Patron Communications department) with overall fundraising, prospecting, and donor stewardship work. Day to day responsibilities of the Assistant includes data entry and reporting, managing volunteer opportunities, supporting fundraising campaigns, working concerts, and assisting with the execution of special events. The Richmond Symphony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Symphony embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. Administrative & Office Support Sep 21, 2022
Operations Assistant Join a highly accomplished team in a city dedicated to growing arts and culture as the Operations Assistant. One of the only orchestras to continue playing to both live and virtual audiences throughout the pandemic, the Richmond Symphony has purposely worked to reimagine the music experience for ways to connect more deeply with the Richmond community, to bring the power and enrichment of music to participants of all ages, regardless of their prior knowledge of or interest in classical music or traditional symphony performance. If you are a highly motivated, and organizationally inclined individual, looking to be at the nexus of producing amazing music, and enriching our community, this is the job for you! Responsibilities The Richmond Symphony is seeking an Operations Assistant to provide continuity throughout orchestra operations and production activities. ● Plan all orchestra services, in consultation with the Director of Artistic Planning and Orchestra Operations, other artistic and production staff members, in compliance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement. ● Maintain the Master Service Calendar; prepare and disseminate orchestra schedules. ● Coordinate all Richmond Symphony venue rental needs including rehearsal room requests. ● Update and maintain the organization’s concert hall and venue rental calendar ● Secure housing requests for per-service musicians. ● Prepare all concert worksheets, programs, and rehearsal order documents. Convey production requirements, timings and special needs to other departments or partner organizations. ● Coordinate activities with the music library, Personnel Manager, and artistic staff. Prioritize and expedite select tasks when necessary to ensure contractual or production deadlines are met. ● Follow financial procedures of the Richmond Symphony, including preparing venue contracts for signature, processing concert invoices and reviewing production timesheets. Develop and monitor budgets for all production and touring activities. ● In collaboration with the Assistant Director of Operations and Production, organize and produce all orchestra tours, residencies, and run-out concerts, including transportation and accommodations.   ● Monitor compliance with terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and ensure the best possible physical working conditions for the orchestra in all situations. ● Work with the Production Department to maintain inventories of property and supplies. ● Assist the Production Department with instrument rentals, in coordinating staging requirements and other logistical arrangements. ● Occasionally assist with setup or teardown of the full orchestra or small ensembles, or live set changes during concerts. ● Coordinate production requirements, timings and special needs for all taping, broadcasts, and recording; serve as primary contact for the recording archive with recording engineers or media entities. ● Assist the Advancement and Patron Communications Department with coordination of venues, stage crew and/or orchestra for special projects or events. ● Any other assignments that help drive the Richmond Symphony forward-thinking vision, achieve our mission, and abide by our organization’s values. Administrative & Office Support, Other Sep 6, 2022