Job (Edmonton): Arts Administrative Assistant – Opera NUOVA

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Job (Edmonton): Arts Administrative Assistant – Opera NUOVA

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The Arts Administrative Assistant is responsible for most aspects of Opera NUOVA’s day-to-day and year-round operations, including artist management & Young Artist Program scheduling; contracting; marketing & social media; fund development; grant-writing; basic bookkeeping; payroll; program & brochure design; communications; database management and special event coordination.

Reporting directly to the Artistic & Managing Director, this position requires a good sense of time and task management and experience in the non-profit sector. The ideal candidate is proactive, organized, can prioritize tasks and work unsupervised. This position may also be responsible for overseeing and managing a seasonal intern work-study student.

Opera NUOVA is a charitable, not-for-profit organization that primarily operates as a training organization for operatic vocalists and collaborative pianists. Our focus is to bridge the gap between academia and a professional career and we have developed a reputation as one of the best training programs in the country.

In addition to our sought-after summer Young Artist Programs, Opera NUOVA also offers the NUOVA Opera & Music Theatre Festival every May & June and provides opportunities for emerging artists in moving & innovative operatic and classical music productions throughout the arts season. Our goal has always been to offer these performances in intimate settings at modest prices.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and résumé by midnight on August 22, 2021 to the Artistic & Managing Director via email to [email protected]. Those selected for an interview will be contacted. For more information about Opera NUOVA please visit www.operanuova.ca.

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