Phoenix is currently looking for a new Administrator to join our team!
The Administrator is involved in oversight and management of all internal and external aspects of Phoenix Chamber Choir (PCC). This includes financial aspects (budgeting, fundraising, reporting), season implementation (strategic planning, concert marketing, etc) as well as day-to-day operations of the choir. The successful candidate will work with the rest of the PCC staff and the Board of Directors to implement the vision and goals of PCC. They will attend all board meetings, and certain rehearsals if requested, and are expected to participate in all PCC related events. This is a work-from-home position and working hours range from 25 – 50 hours per month depending on the choir’s events/activities. The Administrator understands that he/she/they represents the organization both internally and externally.
ORGANIZATIONAL ACKNOWLEDGMENTS AND COMMITMENTS
Phoenix Chamber Choir works and makes music on the unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), Sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh), and kʷikʷəƛ̓əm people (Kwikwetlem) peoples.
Phoenix is deeply committed to advancing diversity, equity and inclusivity, and we continually question how we can better serve and learn from those whose voices we wish to raise up. That includes opening our hiring process to anyone who feels passionate about choral music and contributing to a rich and diverse musical scene in Vancouver. If you believe you have the aptitude and attitude to successfully add to our organization in this role, regardless of whether you meet the guidelines listed below, we want to hear from you.
- Point person for management of operational activities of the organization
- Collaborates with Artistic Director and Board of Directors to plan and sustainably implement the vision of the organization
- Work with the Production Manager to organize events such as rehearsals, concerts, tours, recordings, etc.
- Season planning and implementation with Artistic Director, Production Manager, and Communications Assistant
- Maintenance of Society and funding sources including annual reporting
- Seek out new avenues for organizational or project funding (grants/donations)
- Ongoing information gathering and monthly review of financials with Bookkeeper and Board Treasurer
- Attend all regular board meetings and present an operational report
- Maintenance and implementation COVID protocols as needed
- Any other duties and responsibilities as discussed with the Board of Directors
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
- Relevant educational background or experience in arts and/or business administration or related field
- Proven leadership and management skills when working with multiple staff, contractors, and stakeholders
- Experience in non-profit organizations and/or artistic disciplines including grant writing
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Ability to be adaptable and self-motivated in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment
- Capable of communicating passionately about the mission and vision of the organization to donors and stakeholders
- Independent problem-solving ability and focus on continual improvement
- Ability to work from home or create own office arrangements required
- Proficiency with electronic software and platforms such as Google Workspace, Office, WordPress, etc.
- Fluency with basic accounting terms and principles
- Independent contractor position
- Compensation in the range of $10-15k per year
- Start date March 15th, 2022 or earlier
- Full time residence in the Vancouver area is not necessarily required
Application deadline is February 1st