Job Opening: OVAC Operations Manager – OVAC

Job Opening: OVAC Operations Manager – OVAC

Job Opening: OVAC Operations Manager

The Operations Manager organizes office function and supports volunteer relationships for the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition and is a key team member of the staff.

Key Responsibilities:

Maintain database (Microsoft Access): report and label generation, database entry and supervision, and donor file additions.

Coordinate volunteers: intake and supervision of interns, notes and communications with committees, involvement of new volunteers, lead recruiting, placement and recognition, track participation and retention rates, plan training, and manage yearly committee recruitment.

Manage all activities to facilitate smooth running of the office including: reception duties, maintaining regular office hours, coordinating mailings and distribution of marketing materials, managing of office equipment, and acquiring office supplies.

Program Assistance: duties as needed, part of team for events (some evenings/weekends).

Assist in updating agency website and overseeing online Artist Gallery.

Maintain program records including sponsorships, artist entries, art/ticket sales, memberships, etc.

Creates all schedules, calendars and time lines for production of events and programs.

Team member for all OVAC’s programs, attending and participating in planning as assigned. Reports to Executive Director as required ensuring the success of OVAC programs and services.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelors degree in art, art history or nonprofit management.
  • Acute detail orientation and excellent organizational skills.
  • Excellent organization, verbal, and written communications.
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and problem-solve.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Collaborative disposition skilled in working as part of productive teams.
  • Proficiency in desktop publishing, word processing, email, social media and database programs.
  • Aptitude in learning new technology quickly.
  • Background in and zeal for the arts.

Additional Preferred Skills:

  • 2+ years’ experience in art, art history or nonprofit management.
  • Familiarity with WordPress and other content management software.
  • Database management capability and/or experience in Microsoft Access.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift 40 lbs regularly.
  • Ability to drive.

Position is full time and year round.

Salary commensurate with skills with a starting range of $22,000-$25,000. Benefits include vacation, sick leave, matching retirement program and enrollment in health insurance program. Employee will receive training as needed.

Reports to the Executive Director.

OVAC is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply send resume plus cover letter to: Ms. Holly Moye, Executive Director, 730 W Wilshire, Ste 104, Oklahoma City, OK 73116 or Deadline to apply is November 14, 2014.

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Lyric Theatre Development Officer Job Posting

Lyric Theatre

Job Openings

Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma seeks Development Officer.  This person will implement the annual individual donor campaign, the donor appreciation party, and several special events.  Another main focus of the job is grant writing and grant reports.  Excellent computer skills are required, preferably with experience in Raiser’s Edge or another donor system.  Excellent writing skills are essential to the position.  Please do not apply if you do not have three to five years of previous development work.  No phone calls accepted.  Send resume by January 20th to Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma, Attn:  Paula Stover, 1727 NW 16th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73106.

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Executive Director of Oklahoma Ballet

Executive Director of Oklahoma City Ballet

Opening for a Professional to Join a Leading Regional Dance Company

Over the last five years the Oklahoma City Ballet has experienced rejuvenation under the artistic direction of Robert Mills. The 2012-2013 season, the company’s 41st, includes both cutting edge contemporary ballets and the first performance of the full length Swan Lake by the Oklahoma City Ballet. The professional School of Dance is growing as well as our free community programs. The Oklahoma City Ballet seeks an energetic and experienced marketing and business professional to continue the growth and development of this exciting non-profit organization.

The Executive Director should demonstrate a high level of financial acuity, including the development and implementation of budgets for the ballet company and the school, excellent skills in development, and exceptional organizational skills.

Primary responsibilities for the Executive Director include:

  • Maintaining financial systems and accountability
  • Fundraising from current and prospective sources
  • Managing and mentoring of the business and development staff
  • Structuring productive business relationship with an Artistic Director
  • Executing reporting and communication requirements for the Board of Trustees

Desirable characteristics for the Executive Director include:

  • The Executive Director is not required to have a background related to dance; however, he/she should have or be willing to develop an appreciation.
  • The Executive Director should be a visionary and plan for the future.
  • The Executive Director should serve as an ambassador and always be mindful of representing the OKC Ballet in a professional manner to donors, other arts organizations and the general public.
  • The Executive Director should be a strong communicator capable of motivating internal and external audiences.
  • The Executive Director should have solid organizational skills and computer skills to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • The Executive Director should be a positive and committed individual.

Reporting Structure:

  • The Executive Director is a direct report to the Oklahoma City Ballet Board of Trustees as is the Artistic Director of the organization. The two executives have a business relationship to execute the mission of the organization.

In conclusion, the Executive Director must be organized, resourceful, and ethical. He/she must be a great leader with the ability to develop programs and actions that support the mission of the Oklahoma City Ballet. He/She should have fundraising skills necessary to increase individual, corporate, and foundation funds with the development team. The Executive Director must be diplomatic and tenacious with the ability to set and push boundaries as well as set long-term business goals. He/She should have the skills necessary to train and lead the business side of the organization.

Salary and Benefits
The OKC Ballet will offer a competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with the applicant’s experience and background.

How to Apply
Please send a cover letter and resume to:

Dr. Susan E. Brackett, Chair ED Search Committee
4517 Memorial Circle
Oklahoma City, OK 73142

Or submit a cover letter and resume electronically at Questions can be submitted electronically as well. Please expect email responses to take 72 hours.

The ED Search Committee was established by Board President, Sandra Kirk, and is comprised of dedicated individuals on the Board of the Oklahoma City Ballet. Qualified individuals will be notified regarding the next steps in the interview process.

About Oklahoma City Ballet
Oklahoma City Ballet seeks to inspire its audience through classical and contemporary dance performances, a strong educational program and community service. To find out more about Oklahoma City Ballet,