Join Our Team!

The South Shore Children’s Chorus is looking for passionate people to become a part of our team! We are looking for dedicated people to fill the following roles in 2020: (please scroll down to read full descriptions)

Rehearsal Manager(s)

Executive Director

We look forward to involving more people on our team as SSCC grows to include more talented young singers in this community! To apply, please email application materials to Kirsten Oberoi, Founding Artistic Director at oberoi@sscchorus.org.

South Shore Children’s Chorus Job Announcement

Executive Director

 

Who We Are:

SSCC is a community-based choral program made up of over 80 singers representing 17 different local cities and towns. SSCC was founded in 2016 in order to provide musical education and vocal training to students living in the South Shore communities and beyond. SSCC keeps the development and well-being of our students as our top priority, and aims to create a safe space and loving community for choristers to learn, to grow, and to find their own voice.

Job Description

The South Shore Children’s Chorus (SSCC) is seeking an experienced, energetic Executive Director with a passion for supporting music education for a new part-time position. The Executive Director (ED) is the administrative leader of SSCC, providing leadership, vision, and management of the organization’s business operations in support of the artistic mission. The ED is responsible for the administration, development, and marketing of the choir. The ED will work in tandem with the SSCC Founding Artistic Director, Kirsten Oberoi, to continue SSCC’s rapid growth and implement the long-term vision for the organization. The ED will have a connection and passion for the South Shore arts community, and will be present at All-Together Rehearsals once per month, SSCC Concerts (January, May, and July), and other events. There is probability for growth in this position to become full time through successful fundraising of the ED.

 

Administration

  • With the Board and Artistic Director, develop and present the annual budget
  • Supervise Rehearsal Manager(s)
    • Ensure correct and timely information is given to SSCC families
  • Supervise the staff payroll, collecting timecards and processing monthly payments
  • With the Artistic Director, negotiate and arrange contracts with guest artists, instrumentalists, etc. as necessary; establish fees and contracts for all contractual agreements with orchestras and other contracting organizations.
  • Supervise and keep record of all accounts and transactions, accounting, and finances of the organization
  • Oversee student accounts, and communicate with families about payments, scholarships, and accounts.
  • Build and oversee the management of master student database within Chorus Connection
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations

 

 Development

  • Plan, coordinate, and implement development efforts by identifying and cultivating potential sources of revenue from individuals, corporations, grants, benefits, and others
  • Identify and utilize resources to assure responsive and successful applications for funding sources.
  • Maintain contact with donors and develop Donor Database; develop and implement methods to recognize donors and to encourage ongoing financial support.
  • Help to identify areas of possible expansion of programs and ventures consistent with potential new funding sources.
  • Increase percentage of donations, grants, and funding vs. tuition-based income
  • Work to increase funds and the SSCC budget to include full-time positions for both the Executive Director and Artistic Director

 

Marketing

  • Coordinate the development of promotional brochures and flyers; participate in the design concept and coordinate the timely input of text and pricing; schedule activities to assure timely release of season, summer, open rehearsal, and other brochures.
  • Represent the chorus to local committees, meeting occasionally with community leaders to publicize activities, seek opportunities for grants, and arrange special ventures, programs, and services.
  • Prepare Concert Programs

 

Knowledge and Abilities:

Knowledge of:

  • Board Functions, governance, and policy development
  • Generally accepted accounting principles and procedures
  • Purchasing and accounting practices and procedures
  • Grant, revenue, and funding agencies and resources available to the chorus
  • Budget preparation and control
  • Record-keeping techniques
  • Marketing and development campaign resources and techniques
  • Local sources of donors

 Ability to:

  • Communicate through outstanding verbal and writing skills
  • Plan, coordinate, and implement overall development efforts of an arts organization
  • Identify potential sources of revenue
  • Plan, organize, and implement an overall marketing program
  • Prepare an annual operating budget
  • Authorize and purchase goods and services
  • Prepare and maintain accounts payable and receivable, budget, records, and reports
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others
  • Plan and organize work independently
  • Prepare comprehensive reports and maintain related records
  • Effective influence and encourage people on a regular basis
  • Attend SSCC Concerts and major events

 

The ideal candidate has the following qualities:

  • A passion for growth in community music education in the South Shore of Massachusetts
  • A dedicated team player to join a tight-knit and passionate, but small, staff
  • A communicator that can deliver information effectively and kindly
  • Interest in helping a new organization grow and flourish by dedicating wholeheartedly and long-term to the organization

 

Compensation:

Salary: $20,000-$25,000; commensurate with experience

 

Application Requirements:

Apply by February 20th, 2020

Interested Applicants should e-mail a current resume and cover letter to Founding Artistic Director Kirsten Oberoi at oberoi@sscchorus.org. Please include contact information for three references and at least one letter of reference.

The South Shore Children’s Chorus does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, height, weight, physical or mental ability, veteran status, military obligations, and marital status.

South Shore Children’s Chorus Job Announcement

Rehearsal Manager(s)

Quincy & Sharon Branches

 

WHO WE ARE:

SSCC is a community-based choral program made up of over 80 singers representing 17 different local cities and towns. SSCC was founded in 2016 in order to provide musical education and vocal training to students living in the South Shore communities and beyond. SSCC keeps the development and well-being of our students as our top priority, and aims to create a safe space and loving community for choristers to learn, to grow, and to find their own voice.

 

 Job Description

 The Rehearsal Manager(s) will be responsible for setting up and breaking down SSCC rehearsals. Rehearsal Manager(s) will arrive early to rehearsals, and ensure that SSCC Directors are appropriately prepared with materials for their rehearsal. RM’s check students in and out of rehearsal, and make calls to families if a student is absent without notification. Should there be an emergency or issue with a child, the RM will call home and alert families. RM’s will interact with parents and families, reminding them of upcoming events or important information.

 This part-time position involves three weeknight rehearsals for our leveled choruses. SSCC will consider hiring multiple Rehearsal Managers should availability for a particular weekly evening be a difficulty. Please state your availability in your cover letter.   The SSCC calendar begins in September and runs through mid-May. SSCC is looking for Rehearsal Manager(s) to begin as soon as possible in the Winter/Spring of 2020.

 

Weekly evening rehearsals consist of Music Theory Classes and a choral rehearsals, with the schedule of:

Tuesday Evenings: 4:30pm-7:15pm, Sharon Community Center

(Sharon Training Choir, Sharon Intermediate Choir)

Wednesday Evenings: 4:30pm-7:15pm, Quincy Point Congregational Church

(Quincy Training Choir, Quincy Intermediate Choir)

Sunday Evenings: 4:30pm-8:30pm, Quincy Point Congregational Church

(Advanced Choir)

 

**One Sunday per Month** All-Together Rehearsals for Training and Intermediate Choirs

Quincy Point Congregational Church, 12:45pm-4:30pm

 

The Rehearsal Manager(s) will also be responsible for attending our Dress Rehearsal and Spring Concert on May 16 & 17,2020. SSCC regularly produces an annual Winter Concert in January and Spring Concert in May, and occasionally participates in additional small performances throughout the year. Availability to participate in our Summer Programs in July is a plus.

 

 Qualifications:

  • Organizational skills
  • Comfortable with parents and talking on the phone
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with children
  • Reliability and timeliness
  • Reliable transportation

 

The ideal candidate has the following qualities:

  • A passion for growth in community music education in the South Shore of Massachusetts
  • A dedicated team player to join a tight-knit and passionate, but small, staff
  • A communicator that can deliver information effectively
  • Interest in helping a new organization grow and flourish by dedicating wholeheartedly and long-term to the organization

 

Compensation:

$15-$17/hour

 

Application Requirements:

Apply by February 15th, 2020

Interested Applicants should e-mail a current resume and cover letter to Founding Artistic Director Kirsten Oberoi at oberoi@sscchorus.org. Please include contact information for three references.

 

The South Shore Children’s Chorus does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, height, weight, physical or mental ability, veteran status, military obligations, and marital status.