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Employment at The Flint Institute of Music


Website Designer/Social Media Coordinator
Status: Full time Exempt
Supervisor: Director of Human Resources and Administration

POSITION SUMMARY

The Website Designer/Social Media Coordinator is a new position and is part of the Creative Services team.  This position will be responsible for maintaining our current website while planning and fulfilling a process to create and transition to a new site.  This position will be responsible for the social media presence of the entire organization.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Maintains current site appearance
          o Review daily to ensure accuracy
          o Processes additions and deletions
  • Plans and executes new site design
          o Clarifying goals
          o Designing functionality
          o Developing site navigation by categorizing content-funneling traffic through content
          o Developing site content and graphics by coordinating with Program Directors
  • Pioneers the organization’s social media participation, taking it from a participant to an active and innovative presence on established and new social media outlets
  • Leads the organization’s efforts to remain up-to-date and effective in electronic communications
  • Provides information by collecting, analyzing and summarizing data and trends
  • Serve as back up in graphic design, if needed
  • Other duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Web Design and Interactive Media, desired
  • Minimum two (2) years of relevant work experience including:
    • Fundamentals of design imaging
    • Basic web design
    • Multimedia design
    • Content management
    • Editing for video and audio
    • Multimedia programming and technology
  • Graphic design experience, desired
  • Experience with Jumala, highly desired
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work with diverse personalities
  • Proven interpersonal relationship skills
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of internal and external patrons
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Proactive, self starter
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to maintain a professional manner when under pressure
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to manage multiple projects effectively

Please apply by July 27, 2014. Interested candidates can email their resumes to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or mail to Flint Institute of Music, HR - Web Designer/Social Media Coordinator, 1025 E. Kearsley St., Flint, MI 48503 

 

 
Public Relations Coordinator
Status: Full time Exempt
Supervisor: Director of Human Resources and Administration

POSITION SUMMARY

The Public Relations Coordinator is a new position and is part of the Creative Services team.  The Coordinator will work with the team to create and execute a plan that ensures the organization’s programs and events are given a public relations component.  This position will work a flexible schedule that will allow them to meet the administrative obligations of the position as well as the public relations components that occur outside the traditional business day.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collaborates with Creative Services Coordinator to establish and publish timelines for communications projects
  • Serves as organizational representative at community organizations’ meetings
  • Serves as organizational representative at communitywide public events
  • Develops format and process for scheduling FIM representatives to speak at events
  • Sets up interviews with/for FIM representatives
  • Coordinates and transports as needed FIM representatives to speaking engagements
  • Coordinates photography for events, activities and for use in publications
  • Establishes plan (calendar, logistics, etc) for events promotion
  • Conducts media relations program for selected events or activities
  • Writes and distributes press releases
  • Maintains media archives
  • Proofreading
  • Copy editing
  • Develops and maintains media contacts to secure media placement
  • Other duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public or Media Relations, Journalism
  • One (1) to two (2) years of relevant work experience
  • Ability to work with diverse personalities
  • Proven interpersonal relationship skills
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of internal and external staff/board/patrons/vendors
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Proactive, self starter
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to maintain a professional manner when under pressure
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word and Excel and PowerPoint) programs
  • Ability to manage multiple projects effectively
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds
  • Must have valid Michigan Driver’s License
  • Ability to sit and stand for prolonged periods of time
  • Ability to attend early morning, evening and weekend events as required

Please apply by July 27, 2014. Interested candidates can email their resumes to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or mail to Flint Institute of Music, HR - Public Relations Coordinator, 1025 E. Kearsley St., Flint, MI 48503 

 

 
Special Events Associate

Status: Part time Non-Exempt
Supervisor: Director of Special Events

Please Note: This is a part-time position. Approximately 21 hours per week from early August through early June. Full time hours required the week or two prior to the four (4) major events. Position start date: mid August.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Special Events Associate is part of the Development team and is responsible for working with the Director of Special Events in organizing and coordinating special events, receptions, dinners, etc. This is a clerical position which includes, but is not limited to: scheduling, organizing and assisting with events, tracking reservations, preparing thank you letters, database management and reporting requirements, assisting in preparing relevant communications and promotional materials including social media and website content, etc. Requires attendance and duties at special events.

RESPONSIBILITIES

· Assist with management of the donor database system, including data entry of donors, prospects and gifts; and create tracking systems, reports, and queries
· Communicate with donors and volunteers as it relates to special events
· Provide occasional administrative assistance to Director of Special Events
· Generate various lists for Creative Services Department
· Print labels/envelopes from various lists
· Serve as back up to sorting mail
· Serve as back up in preparing and serving food for receptions in Director’s absence.
· Assist with all special events administrative components including: creating invitation list, attending committee meetings, taking and distributing minutes, scheduling rooms, maintaining reservations, creating place cards, assisting with seating, etc.
· Maintain volunteer hours of those serving on event committees
· Assist with auction – processing all donated items received as well as all reservations and sponsorships
· Attend events, receptions, dinners, etc. as needed
· Other duties as assigned


KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS

· Bachelor’s degree, desired
· Minimum three (3) years of relevant work experience
· Ability to work with diverse personalities
· Proven interpersonal relationship skills
· Ability to communicate with all levels of internal and external staff/board/patrons/vendors
· Attention to detail and accuracy
· Proactive, self starter
· Ability to meet deadlines and work in a fast paced environment
· Ability to maintain a professional manner when under pressure
· Ability to maintain confidentiality
· Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word and Excel) programs
· Ability to manage multiple projects effectively
· Strong written and verbal communication skills
· Ability to lift 25 pounds
· Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time
· Ability to attend weekend and evening events as required

Please apply by July 27, 2014. Interested candidates can email their resumes to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or mail to Flint Institute of Music, HR - Special Events Associate, 1025 E. Kearsley St., Flint, MI 48503 

 

 
Flint Youth Theatre House Manager

Status: Part time Non-Exempt
Supervisor: Communications and Operations Coordinator

Please Note: This is a part-time, non-benefited position with no set hours. It averages nine (9) hours a week but schedule varies on the needs of the organization. Primary work functions happen on Friday evenings, Saturdays and Sundays and periodic scheduled weekday afternoons.

POSITION SUMMARY
The House Manager, under the direction of the Communications and Operations Coordinator, serves as Manager on Duty during performances and monitors/oversees front of house activities during events at Flint Youth Theatre. They perform patron and volunteer relations work; facilities a smooth efficient flow of patrons entering and exiting the theatre; coordinates house opening with backstage management; and performs other duties as required including but not limited to assisting with recruitment, orientation, volunteer appreciation events and proper implementation and enforcement of emergency procedures. This position stays in the lobby area during shows; it does not get to see performances.

RESPONSIBILITIES
· Responsible for training and supervising volunteer ushers
· Conducts pre-show briefings
· Arranges accommodations for groups with special needs
· Facilitates patron flow entering and exiting the theatre
· Coordinates house opening with backstage management
· Resolves patron complaints within organizational protocols
· Responds effectively to emergencies within organizational protocols
· Assists with marketing and promotional tables as needed
· Reports and follows through on safety incidents and/or concerns
· Assists with concession sales
· Oversee ticket collection and coordinate accounting with patron services
· Compiling audience/ticket information about performance
· Other duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS
· High School Diploma or GED required
· Minimum 1 to 2 years of relevant work experience
· Practical knowledge of theatre operations, desired
· CPR/AED training, desired
· Ability to work with diverse personalities
· Proven interpersonal relationship skills
· Ability to communicate with all levels of internal and external staff/board/patrons
· Proactive, self starter
· Ability to meet deadlines and work in a fast paced environment
· Ability to maintain a professional manner when under pressure
· Strong written and verbal communication skills
· Ability to lift 50 pounds
· Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time

Please apply by July 27, 2014. Interested candidates can email their resumes to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or mail to Flint Institute of Music, HR - FYT House Manager, 1025 E. Kearsley St., Flint, MI 48503 

 

 


More Info

The Flint Institute of Music
1025 E. Kearsley Street
Flint, MI 48503

Monday - Thursday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 5 pm

 

810-238-1350

Flint Youth Theatre
1220 E. Kearsley Street
Flint, MI 48503

Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 9am - 5pm

Ticket Hours: Monday - Friday,
11am-6pm & one hour before performance times. 

810-237-1530