Title HGOco Community Initiatives Coordinator
Organization Houston Grand Opera
Closing Date
Location Houston, Texas

Job Title: HGOco Community Initiatives Coordinator
Department: HGOco
Reports to: HGOco Sr. Producing Manager
Classification: Full time, Non-Exempt

The Community Initiatives Coordinator supports HGOco’s efforts in the facilitation of community programming under the Song of Houston and Seeking the Human Spirit initiatives. This is an excellent opportunity to be part of the dynamic HGOco team that provides community and learning programming throughout the greater Houston area.

• Coordinates logistics, expenses, scheduling and marketing of HGOco Community Programs.
o Maintain detailed and accurate expense reports.
o Compile detailed timelines and schedules for events.
o Fulfill logistics for program execution.
o Execute marketing and communications plans for events and contribute content when necessary.
• Maintains established community partnerships through frequent communication and event invitations.
• Represents HGOco prior to mainstage performances, at local and regional festivals and at public events to promote programming.
• Supports auditions, casting and onboarding processes of performers (for productions and special performances).
• Assists program managers by scheduling transportation and housing for guest artists and presenters.
• Supports data collection and survey maintenance of programs.
• Special projects may be assigned that align with a candidate’s particular skill set and interests.

Note: This job description represents the essential functions of the position, but is not all-inclusive. Additional duties related to the mission and goals of the department and organization may be assigned as needed.

A Bachelor degree or at least four years of professional experience is required in the performing arts or arts administration fields. The candidate must be highly motivated and able to work both independently and as a cooperative member of the HGOco team. Strong organizational skills and the ability to meet deadlines while creating high-quality, detailed work is required. Experience with event coordination and planning is highly preferred. The candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills and be proficient in Microsoft Suite. The candidate is required to work some nights and weekends, have their own reliable means of transportation and be physically able to lift and carry weight up to 25 lbs.

The position requires the candidate to possess excellent time management skills and be able to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously. The successful candidate must be extremely comfortable communicating with others and with pro-actively reaching out to community organizations to promote programming. The candidate will be required to independently move materials and set up HGOco’s promotional table at off-site events. Candidates who are fluent in one or more of Houston’s most spoken languages will be given priority consideration.

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Houston Grand Opera is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidates for employment are considered without regard to race, color, sex creed, religion, national origin, sexual preference, age, non-job-related disability, or marital status.

Website https://www.houstongrandopera.org