The Operations Coordinator works as an integral member of the CMS departments of artistic planning and production for all CMS events on the Lincoln Center campus and in NYC, including multiple concert series, rehearsals, recordings, and private performances. S/He works backstage for most performances in NYC, and evening and weekend hours are integral to the performance of the position. S/He is responsible for creating rehearsal schedules and is in charge of artist hotels in NYC. S/He is the music librarian and handles all purchases, rentals, and distribution of parts, as well as payments to ASCAP and BMI. The Operations Coordinator reports to the Director of Artistic Planning and Administration and works closely with the Production Manager, Production & Education Associate, Program Editor and Associate Director of Touring. This is a full-time, year-round position.
A successful candidate must have at least two years previous experience in classical music production, including: working with world class artists; producing classical music concerts and creating rehearsal schedules; managing a music library and corresponding with composers. A successful candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication skills; extremely strong organizational skills with great attention to detail, and the ability to multitask and prioritize effectively. S/He must be able to plan simultaneously for current productions and concerts several years in the future, work well as a team member, and be comfortable in an extremely fast paced and continuously evolving environment. S/He must be willing to work extended hours, including weeknights and weekends, in addition to weekday hours. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in education and experience.
Please send a cover letter and resume to OCsearch@chambermusicsociety.org. Submissions without cover letters will not be reviewed. NO CALLS PLEASE.