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Employment Opportunities 

 

Education Coordinator 

Opera Theatre of Saint Louis (OTSL) is a nationally recognized nonprofit organization located in Webster Groves committed to creating opera productions of the highest quality. The company offers a festival opera season each spring which attracts ticket buyers from every zip code in the metropolitan area, as well as visitors from as many as 47 states, and 9 foreign countries representing 5 continents. Opera Theatre operates year-round education and community engagement programs serving approximately 10,000 local children and 5,000 adults. 

The Education Coordinator will perform administrative duties that support the education department’s year-round programs for young people and adults. This individual will work collaboratively with staff, volunteers, artists, students of all ages and socio-economic backgrounds, teachers and constituents. The position reports to the Director of Education and Community Engagement. 

Bachelors degree required, preferably in music, theater and/or education with three or more years of professional administrative work experience. Extraordinary attention to detail, ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, anticipate programmatic needs/details in a timely and accurate manner, along with excellent oral and written skills are all a must. An advanced level of computer proficiency and social media are required, including Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, Photoshop, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Snapchat, website editing and some graphic design. Familiarity with audio and video recording/duplication is desired. The position also requires coordinating and/or implementing programs and proficiency in public speaking. Knowledge of classical music, singing and opera repertoire is desired. Working outside of standard work day hours is sometimes required. Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds. 

Full-time position with a comprehensive benefits package. Opera Theatre of Saint Louis does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, nation origin, sex, age, veteran or disability status. A qualified candidate would begin immediately. 

Send cover letter, salary requirements and resume to: 

Allison Felter
Director of Education and Community Engagement 

Opera Theatre of Saint Louis
210 Hazel Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63119

afelter@opera-stl.org