Rehearsal Manager

Flying House Productions / Seattle Choruses

Artistic

About the project and the company

The renowned Seattle Women’s Chorus and Seattle Men’s Chorus together are among the largest community choral organizations in North America, and stand out among the largest LGBTQ-identified choruses in the world. We’re among the Pacific Northwest’s most vibrant music organizations, performing for an annual audience of more than 30,000 patrons across the Puget Sound.

Flying House Productions is the not-for-profit organization that governs our Choruses.

Summary

The Rehearsal Manager is the front-line customer-centric position with membership that provides on-site support for rehearsals and performances of Seattle Men’s Chorus and Seattle Women’s Chorus.

Requirements

  • Maintains a consistent, professional environment to ensure the smooth running of all rehearsals. Must have a positive outlook and creative problem-solving skills.
  • Superior verbal communication skills:
  • Ability to relay messaging and details from artistic, production and administrative staff.
  • Ability to actively listen and positively influence the behavior of others.
  • Ability to enforce and reinforce common rules in a caring and respectful way.
  • Excels at working with people of varying personalities, backgrounds, sexual orientations, and gender identities.
  • Physical requirements: setting up and striking chairs, tables, lifting music boxes up to 25 pounds, pushing piano, setting up sound equipment.
  • NOTE that staff of SMC/SWC are precluded from singing on stage.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Hard worker, high energy, positive attitude.
  • Experience with music or other performing arts discipline.
  • Experience working with large groups of volunteers; leadership and/or supervisory experience highly desirable.

Duties and Responsibilities

Rehearsal/Membership
  • Attend rehearsal and performance events, serving as a resource to singers and staff
  • Supervise weekly set up and tear down of the rehearsal space, including final lock up
  • Ensure that the rehearsal/performance environment meets safety standards
  • Oversee attendance tracking and maintenance of member records via electronic tracking system and member database.
Performance
  • Manage backstage credentials (singer lists) for all performances.
  • Facilitate smooth operation of backstage spaces at all performances, directing and assisting singers and volunteers.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

Benefits and Compensation

  • Rate: $18/hr to $22.00 /hr (DoE), W2 position
  • No other benefits. Position is paid on hours worked. Expectations for work schedule are:
    • 15 hours weekly, based on the schedule for each concert cycle
      • Monday rehearsals 5pm-10pm
      • Tuesday rehearsals 5pm-10pm
      • Saturday all-day rehearsals (10 per season)
      • Estimated 5 hours a week of email communication (requests from the office, quick questions, lost and found, etc.)
        For performance weeks or other events, additional hours will occur as needed.

Job Description

Summary The Rehearsal Manager is the front-line customer-centric position with membership that provides on-site support for rehearsals and performances of Seattle Men’s Chorus and Seattle Women’s Chorus.

Required Qualifications

Requirements Maintains a consistent, professional environment to ensure the smooth running of all rehearsals. Must have a positive outlook and creative problem-solving skills. Superior verbal communication skills: Ability to relay messaging and details from artistic, production and administrative staff. Ability to actively listen and positively influence the behavior of others. Ability to enforce and reinforce common rules in a caring and respectful way. Excels at working with people of varying personalities, backgrounds, sexual orientations, and gender identities. Physical requirements: setting up and striking chairs, tables, lifting music boxes up to 25 pounds, pushing piano, setting up sound equipment. NOTE that staff of SMC/SWC are precluded from singing on stage. Skills and Qualifications Hard worker, high energy, positive attitude. Experience with music or other performing arts discipline. Experience working with large groups of volunteers; leadership and/or supervisory experience highly desirable. Duties and Responsibilities Rehearsal/Membership Attend rehearsal and performance events, serving as a resource to singers and staff Supervise weekly set up and tear down of the rehearsal space, including final lock up Ensure that the rehearsal/performance environment meets safety standards Oversee attendance tracking and maintenance of member records via electronic tracking system and member database. Performance Manage backstage credentials (singer lists) for all performances. Facilitate smooth operation of backstage spaces at all performances, directing and assisting singers and volunteers. The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

Other details

Please submit your resume via this URL: https://jobs.gusto.com/postings/flying-house-productions-rehearsal-manager-522973b5-0e76-41fd-b17f-3fc348a1101e/applicants/new

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Pay Rate

$18-$22 hourly

Audition location

Seattle Washington

Submission instructions

Please complete the application and send resume via the included link.

Employement type

Part-time