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Events Coordinator

Position Description

Opera Theatre’s Events Coordinator is an integral part of the advancement team who reports to the Managing Director of Advancement, and helps plan and execute fundraising, marketing, and community engagement events for the company.

This is a salaried, non-exempt position, regularly scheduled to work approximately 40 hours per week, although scheduled hours may increase during the Festival Season in May and June. Successful candidates will be required to flex their schedule to accommodate various evening and weekend events, particularly during the Festival Season.

Responsibilities include:

Specific responsibilities for the above will include:

Qualifications

Ideal Candidate Profile

TO APPLY:

Applicants for the position are asked to submit a resume along with a letter that describes their interest in Opera Theatre of Saint Louis and outlines experience and qualifications for the position.

Please email cover letter and resume to:​

Nicole Ambos Freber, Managing Director of Advancement

Email: nambos@opera-stl.org

Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, 210 Hazel Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri 63119 (no calls, please)

About Opera Theatre of Saint Louis

Opera Theatre of Saint Louis (OTSL) is a nationally recognized nonprofit organization known for innovative productions featuring outstanding young artists. The company offers a festival opera season each spring which attracts ticket buyers from zip codes throughout the metropolitan area, as well as visitors from nearly 50 states and multiple countries. As of 2019, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis has presented 28 world premieres and 28 American premieres, which may be the highest percentage of new work in the repertory of any American company. In addition to the spring Festival Season, Opera Theatre operates year-round education and community programs serving nearly 17,000 local children and adults.  The company’s annual budget size is approximately $10.8 million; contributed revenue represents more than 50% of budget.

Opera Theatre of Saint Louis has a year-round artistic and administrative staff of 35, which increases to approximately 500 during the Festival Season. Several hundred volunteer members of the Opera Theatre Guild provide support for all aspects of Opera Theatre’s work and advocate for the company throughout the greater St. Louis community.

Opera Theatre is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, gender, orientation, veteran or disability status.