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2018-2019 Season Volunteers
If you would like to be contacted about opportunities for the 2018–2019 season, please contact Carla Chrisfield.



The Boston Early Music Festival (BEMF) is seeking a highly motivated candidate for our 2018 Chamber Opera Series in the area of Opera Company Manager. The Opera Company Manager will assist and support the artistic directorial team and full company for BEMF’s 2018 Chamber Opera Series presentation of Francesca Caccini’s Alcina. Duties include being on-site during the entire rehearsal and performance residency; serving as a point person for all artist questions about housing, schedules, logistics, amenities, etc.; overseeing per-diem dispensation, financial reimbursements, and petty-cash; assisting with emergencies and extenuating circumstances; acting as liaison between the performing company and the BEMF administrative management; and overseeing rehearsal and concert details at all venues.

Candidates for this position should be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, have highly-developed interpersonal skills, an advanced ability to problem solve, strong organizational expertise, strong computer proficiency, the ability to work independently, and a dedication to and familiarity with the performing arts. Previous experience in theatre arts management, performing arts management, or non-profit administration is encouraged, but not required. Candidates for this position should be local to the greater Boston area. Compensation commensurate with experience.

Dates of residency:
Monday, November 12, 2018 through Sunday, November 25, 2018 (excluding Thanksgiving Day on Thursday, November 22, 2018.) Candidates should have open availability during this time frame.

How to apply:
Please submit your resume and a letter of interest to Peter Charig at For more information please call 617-661-1812, or visit our website at Applications are due no later than Monday, October 15, 2018.