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The Community Engagement Events Manager will administer and support functions of the Community Engagement and Diversity Department, including planning and executing community events, coordinating event logistics in conjunction with the Artistic Planning and Orchestra Production Departments, regularly engaging with neighborhood and/or partner organizations, supporting communications and marketing outreach efforts, and assisting with the organization’s diversity, equity and inclusion efforts.
Collaborate with the Director of Community Engagement to plan and execute neighborhood-based initiatives through CSO In Your Neighborhood, Brady Block Party Series, MAC Music Innovator, and other community activities.
Collaborate on the execution of Community Engagement events with Orchestra Production, Artistic Planning and Orchestra Personnel.
Communicate regularly with orchestra musicians on logistics for community engagement events
Maintain records through Tessitura and OPAS operating systems
Maintain positive relationships with community partners and manage project scope and execution to align with Memoranda of Understanding
Staff community engagement events and activities as needed (frequent nights and weekends required)
Provide administrative and logistical support for MAC (Multicultural Awareness Council) and MAC Music Innovator programming
Support CSO and MAC leadership in the implementation of MAC and MAC Music Innovator community engagement initiatives, post-concert receptions and special events
Provide administrative and logistical support for the Classical Roots Community Choir and Classical Roots related activity
Coordinate and support Classical Roots Community Choir rehearsals and community performances
Support the CSO values; diversity equity and inclusion initiatives, and execution of the strategic plan
Perform other duties as assigned
Communications & Marketing:
Attend interdepartmental meetings to promote and coordinate logistical support for community engagement and DEI initiatives
Provide event updates to Marketing and Communications for proper social media, eblast and website copy
Reports to: Director of Community Engagement
1 to 2 years of experience in Community Engagement and/or Event Production
About Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and Cincinnati Pops
Comprised of the world’s finest musicians, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra aims to fulfill its mission: to seek and share inspiration. A cornerstone of the Cincinnati arts community, the CSO’s vision is to engage audiences and community better than any other orchestra in the world. The CSO, which also performs and records as the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, presents over 100 concerts and events annually.
As one of the oldest symphony orchestras in the United States, the CSO has achieved international critical acclaim and an operating budget that consistently places it among America’s top 10 orchestras. An Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and National Endowment for the Arts grant recipient the CSO serves as an ambassador for Greater Cincinnati to the world through national and international tours and an extensive Grammy-winning recording catalog, with over 10 million recordings sold worldwide. The success of the CSO is predicated by its values: it is an orchestra determined for greatness and committed to experimentation that serves as Cincinnati’s ambassador to the world and remains devoted to the Cincinnati community.