Website and Social Media Manager

Department: Marketing and Communications

Classification: Exempt, Full-Time

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday (some weekends/evenings may be required, in accordance with the performance schedule)

Position Summary:

Detroit Opera’s (DO) website is the organization’s most valuable tool in communicating with its patrons and the general public, serving as a marketing and ticket-selling platform, and serving as a hearth to tell the company’s story. DO’s Website & Social Media Manager position (WSMM) is preeminent creator, steward, and manager of this website, improving the company’s online presence and website functionality, with an understanding of the organization’s complex needs as a producing and presenting opera and dance company, as well as a rental venue, providing the region with a variety of other performances. DO’s WSMM is a savvy website manager with strong information technology and problem-solving skills; an experienced developer, who is able to implement new design and integrate new technology; and an adept colleague with tactful communication skills, who is able to work with multiple departments with competing, various website needs.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field

Five or more years’ experience as a Website Manager or Web Developer

Extensive knowledge of website management, analytics, design, and SEO best practices and standards, experience working with WordPress

Highly proficient with HTML5 and CSS; JS and PHP

Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite

Experience working with Tessitura and/or comparable ticketing service software

Demonstrated, strong problem-solving and analytical skills

Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills

Ability to understand diverse perspectives and acknowledge the significance of differences and complexities in background, cultures, values and viewpoints as the foundation for an inclusive environment

Desired Qualifications:

Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite

Experience working or coursework in graphic arts and/or marketing

Knowledge of or background in opera and/or dance

Physical Demands/Work Environment

The person in this position remains in a stationary position for long periods of time.

The person in this position occasionally moves throughout the building to access files.

The person in this position occasionally moves materials weighing up to 30 pounds.

Application Deadline:

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended. Applications will be reviewed as received throughout the posting period and continue until the position is filled.

Detroit Opera?is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and encourages all employees to fully incorporate their diverse backgrounds, skills, and life experiences into their work and towards the fulfillment of the DO mission.??

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