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Seattle Opera is committed to racial equity and to dismantling historic barriers of oppression. People of Color are encouraged to apply and audition for all opportunities listed below. Learn more about our Commitment to Equity and our three year Racial Equity and Social Impact Plan.

Associate director of development - Individual giving

Seattle Opera is accepting applications for Associate Director of Development – Individual Giving. This is a full time, exempt position reporting to the Director of Development. The Associate Director of Development – Individual Giving is responsible for developing and implementing Seattle Opera’s Individual Giving fundraising plan to meet the resource needs of the company. This position partners with the Director of Development to lead strategic planning, comprehensive donor relationship work, and department budgeting. Another primary responsibility is to manage the Individual Giving team and serve as a key leader within the Development Department.  

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Seattle Opera is accepting applications for the position of Individual Giving Officer.  This is a full time, exempt, position reporting the Director of Development. This position is responsible for identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of individual donors and prospective donors giving $5,000 and more on an annual basis. The Individual Giving Officer works collaboratively with and in support of volunteers, company leadership, and other Development staff to effectively manage and grow donor relationships.  

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Programs & Communications Coordinator

Seattle Opera is accepting applications for the position of Programs & Communications Coordinator. The Programs & Communications Coordinator is responsible for supporting Seattle Opera youth, adult, and community programs, coordinating communications of department activities, and providing general support to the department and the Director of Programs and Partnerships. The ideal individual will be detail-oriented, possess a collaborative spirit, display excellent written and verbal communication skills, and can handle multiple programs and projects of varying natures simultaneously.  

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Seattle Opera is looking for a Stewardship Program Manager to curate, develop, and implement the communications and event experiences that bring our subscriber and donor community together to deepen their love of opera and the arts.  The ideal candidate for this position is a strategic thinker who is passionate about customer service and eager for an opportunity to combine their project management skills with their desire to build community and demonstrate the impact of supporting opera.

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Costume Shop & Wardrobe Openings

Seattle Opera is seeking skilled, enthusiastic, proficient, and flexible Cutters (Drapers), First Hands, Stitchers, Craftspersons and Wardrobe Attendants to join our team for the 21-22 Season. Successful candidates will be effective communicators, possess top-notch costume construction and/or backstage theatrical skills with the ability to work under pressure. The basic use of communication technology like email, Microsoft Office and smart phone apps are a plus including previous work with Seattle Opera and those currently on the IATSE Local 887 roster.

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Seattle Opera is accepting applications for the position of Audience Services Representative. This part-time, 20 hour-a-week (up to 40 hours a week during performance weeks), seasonal, hourly position reports to the Audience Services Manager.  This position is responsible for providing excellent service to a diverse audience through ticketing transactions and general information dissemination by phone, online, and in person. Work includes occasional (required) nights and weekends at Seattle Opera performances.

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