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Part Time Ushers
Development Operations Assistant
Box Office Associate
Senior Accountant

Part Time Ushers

Kaufman Music Center is looking for part-time Ushers to join the front-of-house team at the renowned Merkin Hall. Morning, matinee, and evening shifts available. Weekend availability preferred. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Providing courteous service to our patrons
  • Directing and/or escorting patrons to their seats
  • Enforcing house rules and late seating policy
  • Assisting with fire code safety procedures
  • Setting up and operating the coat check room and concessions stand
  • Other duties assigned by house manager

Requirements:

  • Exceptional customer service ability
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Prior experience in a concert hall/theater

Salary
$15/hour

To apply: 
Email cover letter and resume to jobs@kaufmanmusiccenter.org and include “Usher” in the subject line. Kaufman Music Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No phone calls, please.


Development Operations Assistant

Kaufman Music Center is seeking a Development Operations Assistant to join its Development Department. This position will report to the Manager, Events and Individual Giving and provide backline administrative assistance and data optimization for the full team in support of the Center’s mission and fundraising goals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Prepare gift entry, acknowledgments, and crediting for contributed revenue.
  • Maintain Tessitura fundraising database, including but not limited to donor records, reporting, and list segmentation.
  • Assist in the research of prospective supporters.
  • Collaborate across departments to ensure all newly enrolled families and adult students are captured appropriately in Tessitura fundraising database.
  • Organize and prepare donor data for mailings, mass emails, etc. 
  • Lead on-site record digitization project.
  • Provide on-site event and stewardship support as needed. 
  • Participate in other administrative duties as assigned.

Other requirements: 

  • Proficiency with Tessitura or other database/CRM software
  • Proficiency with Microsoft applications and Windows OS
  • Strong attention to detail, data, and follow-through, including streamlining/automating processes
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills 
  • Enthusiasm for Kaufman Music Center’s mission 
  • Eagerness to unlock new opportunities that connect prospective supporters with the Center’s work
  • Positivity, flexibility, and resourcefulness in a deadline-driven environment 

The position is part-time, approximately 20 hours per week, in person.

Salary
$25/hour

To Apply
Please email cover letter and resume to jobs@kaufmanmusiccenter.org. Subject line should read: Development Operations Assistant. Please indicate in your cover letter how your experience matches the needs of the position. No phone calls, please. Applications will be kept confidential. Kaufman Music Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Box Office Associate

Kaufman Music Center is seeking a part-time Box Office Associate for Merkin Hall.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain the highest standard of customer experience
  • Sell tickets in person and via phone
  • Respond to all phone inquiries and messages
  • Print batch tickets for mailing
  • Fill comp lists
  • Organize will call and distribute at events
  • Catalogue and fill mail orders from brochure mailings
  • General assistant to box office manager
  • Any other duties reasonably related to the functions described above

Requirements

  • Strong organizational and customer service skills
  •  Possesses excellent communication skills
  • Capable of carrying out a wide array of duties
  • Works well in a team environment with minimum supervision and is responsible and flexible.
  • Box Office or visitor services related experience preferred.
  • Previous experience with Tessitura ticketing software is strongly desired.

Salary
$15 per hour, part time

To apply
Kaufman Music Center is an equal opportunity employer. To apply, please email cover letter, resume and salary requirements to jobs@kaufmanmusiccenter.org with Box Office Associate in the subject line. Applications will be kept confidential.


Senior Accountant

Kaufman Music Center is looking for an experienced, detail-oriented Senior Accountant. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, the Senior Accountant will assist with all aspects of the daily operation and functions of the Finance Office.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Process cash receipts, accounts payable, and other operational transactions
  • Summarize and post payroll activity to general ledger
  • Reconcile bank accounts, credit card merchant accounts, and investment accounts
  • Assist with analysis, tracking, and reconciliation of various other general ledger accounts and activity
  • Assist with preparation and issuance of monthly internal financial reports
  • Prepare schedules and compile documentation in support of the annual audit
  • Assist with documentation of accounting policies and procedures
  • Assist with responses to external requests for institutional data (government surveys, grant proposals and census reports)
  • Prepare and issue annual 1099’s and assist with other tax and regulatory filings
  • Other accounting and finance duties as assigned

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in Accounting or Finance
  • Three to five years of accounting/bookkeeping experience; experience with nonprofit accounting preferred but not required
  • Familiarity with payroll processing; ADP preferred
  • Strong proficiency with Excel and other Microsoft applications
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail, follow-through, and organizational skills
  • Positivity, flexibility, and resourcefulness in a deadline-driven environment

Salary Range
$60,000-$75,000 per year

To apply
Kaufman Music Center is an equal opportunity employer. To apply, please email cover letter, resume and salary requirements to jobs@kaufmanmusiccenter.org with Senior Accountant in the subject line. Applications will be kept confidential.