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Auditions

2020-21 Atlanta Opera Studio Auditions

Auditions for the 2020-21 season are closed.
Please check back Fall 2020 for information about the 2021-22 season auditions.

General Chorus

General Chorus auditions for the 2019-20 season are closed.
Please check back in the Spring of 2020 for information about the 2020-21 season auditions.

Jobs

Creative Services Manager

Reports to: Director of Marketing
FLSA Status: Exempt
Employment Status: Full-time
Supervisory Requirements: No


SUMMARY

The Creative Services Manager is responsible for designing and producing all print, visual and web-based marketing and collateral materials in a manner that maintains the integrity of the Opera’s brand at the highest level.

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DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Designs and produces materials for the Opera’s marketing, development and community engagement efforts including print and online ads, brochures, invitations, PowerPoint presentations, posters and other promotional collateral materials
  • Traffics all advertising materials, ensuring ads reach their appropriate destination by designated deadlines
  • Responsible for visual representation of Opera at events, including the Cobb Energy Centre lobby and select other special events
  • Quotes all print projects and coordinates production; works to find complimentary printing services, if possible
  • Keeps Atlanta Opera website up-to-date and serves as a liaison with website vendor
  • Designs the Opera’s e-communications
  • Designs the Opera’s ARIA playbill and manages proofing process
  • Maintains relationships with appropriate vendors to ensure competitive bidding process
  • Manages budget for design projects
  • Participates in project planning meetings to determine graphic design needs
  • Hires photographers and videographers for publicity-related events
  • Assists with photo shoots, as needed
  • Films, produces and edits company videos, and handles outsourced video production, as needed
  • Assists with copywriting for marketing and other collateral materials
  • Establishes and refines creative work processes, practices and standards company-wide
  • Other duties as assigned

 

COMPETENCIES

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail, follow-through and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to deliver high-quality work and achieve results in a timely manner
  • Ability to work collaboratively within marketing team and with multiple departments
  • Extensive knowledge of technical aspects related to creative production
  • Strong working knowledge of printing processes from start to finish
  • Unquestionable work ethic, team player

 

 MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • At least three years of work experience in graphic design, creative services or related field
  • Strong creative design skills and expert proficiency in Adobe Creative Services Suite and other industry-standard design and web publishing/CMS programs
  • Experience with Wordfly or other email marketing systems
  • Ability to communicate using a phone
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 30 pounds
  • Must perform the functions of the position in a safe manner
  • Knowledge or strong interest in opera, classical music and/or performing arts preferred
  • Position requires evening and weekend obligations during the opera season

 

Please email cover letter and resume with references to resumes@atlantaopera.org, and include Creative Services Manager in the subject line. No phone calls please.

Supernumeraries

Supernumeraries are non-speaking, non-singing roles in opera, similar to extras in movies. Casting needs vary per production. The Atlanta Opera accepts supernumerary applications any time of year for all those interested in being a part of an operatic production.

To apply online, please fill out the form below. Once received, we will add your name to our files, and we will contact you if your description fits our casting needs for a production.

Supernumerary Application

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  • Please select the productions for which you are available
  • Please enter your full birthdate, including month, day, and year.
  • Please tell us if you have a beard, mustache, or both.
  • Please list all previous stage experience. If you do not have any, please leave it blank.
  • Please list any special skills (juggling, gymnastics, etc.)
  • Please attach a resume and/or headshot - maximum total file size is 2MB.
    Drop files here or

Internships

There are no internships at this time. Please check back for updates.

Volunteering

The gift of your time and expertise is just as valuable as a monetary gift. Last year, Atlanta Opera volunteers contributed more than 6,000 hours. Volunteers help keep costs low and help us fulfill our mission of presenting world-class opera productions, while fostering education about this important art form. The company is so grateful to have such a supportive volunteer team. Their hard work and generosity keeps the beauty and passion of opera alive in Atlanta. Just some of the ways you can volunteer with The Atlanta Opera:

  • Mailings
  • Sell merchandise at Shop Opera
  • Airport transportation
  • Light Walking
  • Final Dress Rehearsal
  • Phone relief/receptionist coverage
  • Archives
  • Filing
  • Special events

For more information about becoming an Atlanta Opera volunteer, please fill out the form below, or contact Sandy Feliciano at 470-419-2927 or sfeliciano@atlantaopera.org

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  • Contact Information

  • Availability

  • Please indicate when you are usually available to volunteer.
  • Employment Status

  • Emergency Contact

  • Demographic Information

    The information below will be held confidentially. Statistics obtained from this information will be used anonymously for grant reporting.
  • Application Agreement

    I certify that the information given stated on this application are true, accurate and complete to the best of my knowledge. I understand that any false statements made by me may be used as a basis for rejection of this application. All volunteers must provide their own transportation. It is the policy of The Atlanta Opera to afford equal opportunity to all volunteers and applicants without regard to age, sex, race, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status or physical disability.