Community Music Center staff share the belief that the joys of making music belong to everyone. Many of us are musicians, but not all!
Community Music Center’s (CMC’s) Marketing Director is a dynamic and visionary team leader responsible for building and energizing the CMC brand, growing community awareness of all that CMC offers, and leading the charge of planning, developing and implementing CMC’s marketing strategies. These strategies include external and internal communications and public relations activities, increasing student enrollment, supporting donor relations, and bolstering community interaction with CMC.
The ideal candidate also possesses key attributes including inclusivity, flexibility, and the ability to serve the interests of multiple stakeholders. The Marketing Director has superb writing, editing, and communication skills. She/he is well-versed in the SF/Bay Area arts community and is up for the challenge of marketing to the ever-changing demographics of San Francisco. Five to seven years of mid-to-senior-level marketing experience in the non-profit sector and a passion for the arts is desired. Being a musician/music lover is, of course, a big plus.
This position supervises CMC’s Marketing Coordinator and reports to the Executive Director.
About Community Music Center (CMC)
Community Music Center’s mission is to make high quality music accessible to all people, regardless of financial means. We are a nonprofit institution with branches in the Mission and Richmond Districts of San Francisco, and have served the Bay Area since 1921. CMC offers music lessons on over 30 instruments in a wide range of musical styles, including jazz, blues, Latin, popular, folk, rock, and Western classical. We also present a wide array of no or low cost concerts in our concert hall and out in the community. During the 2016-2017 school year, CMC served over 2,600 students of all ages and levels and financial backgrounds and offered nearly $2M in tuition assistance.
Community Music Center’s Campus Expansion Project
Community Music Center has purchased the adjacent property to our main branch in the Mission District, and we plan to create an expanded campus that provides more teaching studios, ensemble rehearsal spaces, work areas, and a state-of-the-art concert hall. We are currently in the quiet phase of a capital campaign, gathering key supporters and developing a toolkit we’ll use to reach beyond our current community of donors. The Marketing Director plays the important role of elevating the profile of the organization and motivating donors to join us during this exciting point in CMC history.
Developing Key Organizational Materials
In collaboration with CMC’s Marketing Coordinator
Required Experience: Experience multitasking and taking ownership of various projects with multiple stakeholders, cross-departmental collaboration, employee management, marketing planning, budgeting, ROI measurement, PR management; capital campaign experience is a plus.
Required Skills: Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills; ability to write in a variety of styles across media; ability to coordinate and manage a variety of tasks and deadlines; print and digital design skills; proficiency in Adobe Photoshop and InDesign; HTML; WordPress; Mailchimp or similar email marketing software; knowledge of new media marketing techniques and best practices.
Preferred Skills: SEO, Google AdWords, Google Analytics, Google Apps, Salesforce, Spanish language; Not-For-Profit Experience
Working conditions: Full-time, non-exempt, on-site position. Occasional evening and weekend work.
Salary and Benefits: Compensation will be commensurate with job requirements and experience. CMC offers healthcare, dental, vision and supplemental benefits packages, 403(b), a generous paid time-off benefit, and more.
How to apply: Applicants should e-mail a thoughtful cover letter, resume, and writing sample to CMCstaffopenings@sfcmc.org. Please include CMC Marketing Director in the subject of your email. Only those being considered will be contacted. No phone calls please. CMC is an equal opportunity employer.
Application Deadline: October 16, 2017
Overview of Position
The ideal candidate for this position is service-oriented and has a passion for community arts education. She or he understands how important it is that the students and faculty at Community Music Center feel valued and well-served.
Reporting to the Mission District Branch (MDB) Registrar, the Associate Registrar’s responsibilities include assisting with the registration activities for Community Music Center’s Mission District Branch. Working closely with the MDB Registrar, help implement procedures related to all aspects of student enrollment, scheduling and billing. Supervise front office work-study students. Close and secure the building on days working. This position requires multitasking and attention to detail, as well as working as both a team player and independently.
Mondays – Thursdays 2pm – 9pm (until 10pm available if desired);
Fridays 1pm – 6pm (until 8pm available if desired)
Salary: Commensurate with experience.
To apply: Please email a resume and thoughtful cover letter to: email@example.com . Resumes will be accepted until September 30, 2017
About Community Music Center
Community Music Center was founded in 1921, with the mission of making music accessible to all people, regardless of their financial status. During the 2016- 2017 school year, CMC served over 2,600 students of all ages and levels and financial backgrounds and offered nearly $2M in tuition assistance. CMC launched a capital campaign in 2013, to expand and re-imagine its Mission District campus by incorporating a newly acquired Victorian building next door to its existing building and concert hall. CMC has received a number of regional and national foundation awards and grants, including the Google Impact Challenge Award; the Bloomberg Philanthropies Capacity Building Grant and an Aroha Philanthropies leadership grant for the Capital Campaign, as well as grants supporting Creative Aging and Young Musicians Programs.
The faculty of Community Music Center share the belief that the joy and satisfaction of learning to make music should be available to everyone, regardless of age, talent or means. Community Music Center seeks instructors with experience teaching a variety of styles, including western classical, jazz, rock, blues, Latin, flamenco, middle eastern and Chinese music.
Woodwind teacher at Mission District Branch – Immediate opening for fall and winter quarters, beginning September 2
Saturdays, 9 am – 1 pm
We’re looking for a teacher of flute, clarinet and sax to teach in the areas of jazz, pop, and classical genres. This is a temporary position for a studio which has students in place and enrollment of new students.
Please send a cover letter, resume, and if possible a link to audio or video performance to: firstname.lastname@example.org.