Chamber Music Hawai‘i is searching for a new General Manager. This position reports to the President of the Board and is the chief operating administrator, charged with managing year-round-operations of Chamber Music Hawai‘i in close collaboration with the Board of Directors and ensemble musicians. The General Manager oversees all independent contractors and consultants, including a bookkeeper, education coordinator, ticketing/box office manager, marketing and media relations consultant, and grant writer.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Serves with the President of the Board as the public representative for the organization.
  • Works with the Board treasurer and bookkeeper to prepare monthly reports and annual budget and assure accuracy of CMH’s financial reports.
  • With guidance from the Executive Committee, executes contractual negotiations and other financial matters.
  • Engages with Board leadership and full board on long-range planning and recruitment of new board members.
  • Participates and provides administrative input in the artistic planning and programming process in collaboration with the CMH musicians and Artistic Committee.
  • Oversees contracts, transportation and accommodation arrangements for visiting guest artists.
  • Oversees and arranges production details for performances, confirms venue dates and fees, communicates technical needs to venues, arranges concert recordings, and executes stage set-ups and changes.
  • Implements marketing and public relations plans in collaboration with Marketing Committee and consultants.
  • Creates and initiates development and fundraising plans in collaboration with Development Committee.
  • Seeks out partnerships with other organizations to co-promote events, reach new audiences, and share promotion expenses.

Minimum Requirements

  • Experience in arts administration, concert production, marketing, and development strategies.
  • Proven interpersonal skills working with artists, colleagues, and members of the classical music industry.
  • Knowledge of chamber music and/or symphonic repertoire preferred.
  • Significant experience developing and managing budgets, spreadsheets, and calendars.
  • Strong communication, time management skills, ability to work independently and multitask and meet deadlines.
  • Proficient with computer technology and software: Microsoft Office, QuickBooks, G-Suite, Adobe InDesign, etc.
  • Personal Computer to handle the above tasks.
  • Valid driver’s license.

This is a part-time position up to 30 hours per week. Applicants must be located on O‘ahu, Hawai’i or willing to relocate. Salary commensurate with experience starting at $30,000 per annum.

To apply:

  • Please send a resume, cover letter, and three professional references to [email protected].