Business Manager/Marketing Associate
The Chopin Foundation of the U.S. is a national non-profit arts organization based in Miami with a mission to support young American pianists and to make classical music accessible to everyone. We accomplish this through scholarships, educational programs, community concerts and the flagship event, the National Chopin Piano Competition that takes place every five years. The next competition is in February of 2020 therefore this is an exciting opportunity for the Business Manager/Marketing Associate to significantly impact the success of the 2020 Competition.
The Business Manager/Marketing Associate will work collaboratively with the Executive Director and serve as a key representative of the Chopin Foundation interacting regularly with the Board of Directors, Foundation members, sponsors, donors, audience members and the general public. This individual will insure that all office systems are at optimal functionality and have the ability to research and suggest any necessary improvements. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:Concert and event management – including the Chopin for All free concerts, Chopin Salon Concerts, Collaborative Concerts and the week-long National Chopin Piano Festival presented at the Miami-Dade County Auditorium. Attendance at events is required to perform onsite logistics management (stage sets, program distribution, seating arrangements, ticket sales etc.)Management of all printed materials including the semi-annual Polonaise magazine, season brochures, postcards, concert programs, etc.Coordinating the annual Scholarship Program for Young American Pianists – reviewing online applications, coordinating with scholarship committee, applicants and teachers.Collect, monitor, and present data from surveys, website/social media analytics, and other research.Manage and update content for the organization’s website and social media channels, create email marketing campaigns, generate and execute marketing campaigns across social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and others, update all online calendar listings.Coordination and recruitment of volunteers.Bookkeeping support – A/P, A/R, bank deposits, donation acknowledgementsOther duties as assigned by the Executive Director, President and Board of DirectorsQualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications or management, or equivalent education, plus experience.2-3 years of office management experience with the ability to take charge of computer hardware and software systems, telecommunications, filing systems, office equipment, vendors and supplies.Ability to work independently with minimal supervision with initiative and creativity, exemplary communication skills (with perfect command of written and spoken English), outstanding attention to detail, and the desire to constantly improve professionally and personally.Experience with online email (i.e. Constant Contact), event management, CRM database management and donor relations a big plus.Experienced in social media content management (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube).Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite a must (esp. WORD and EXCEL), working knowledge of Adobe InDesign and Photoshop strongly desired and basic graphic design experience is needed.Ability to travel locally and work weekends during concert season, and/or for major planned events.A positive outlook, punctuality, flexibility, common sense and a sense of humor.A love and/or appreciation of classical music (especially Chopin’s) is also a plus but not required!
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