Choir Manager Position

Posted April 5, 2024
Reports to: Executive Director
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt –Part Time 10-12 hrs. Per week Compensation: $29.50/hr

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Position Overview

The Choir Manager is a part-time position responsible for the organized and efficient day-to-day running of a high-quality, auditioned volunteer choir (50-80 singers) that has been an integral part of the Bay Area music community for over 85 years. The SF Bach Choir performs with professional instrumentalists and soloists, and presents 3 concert sets and several other events per season. Our artistic season generally extends from late August through mid May, with the summer months dedicated to season planning and projects.


  • Serve as the initial point of contact for choir members and the public; manage communication flow.
  • Organize auditions and integration of new singers.
  • Coordinate volunteers, including developing volunteer task descriptions, documenting procedures, and managing schedules
  • Manage office systems and supplies.
  • Oversee the box office procedures including all aspects of advance and on-site ticket sales, online ticketing system, and event-day staff and volunteers.
  • Manage on site rehearsal, concert, and event logistics including timeline development (with production lead) production schedule ensuring clear communication and processes are being followed.
  • In collaboration with the Artistic Director and Executive Director, develop the season schedule. Secure venues and maintain communication with venue staff.
  • Coordinate with contracted professionals such as instrumentalists and soloists, tech consultants, keyboard technician, and recording/video engineer.
  • Manage choir member communications through current platforms including uploading links and documents related to rehearsals/ music.

The Choir Manager reports to the Executive Director and works in close collaboration with the Executive and Artistic Directors. This is a part-time employee position averaging 10-12 hrs a week, with some weeks busier than others, especially around concerts and events. Requires in-person attendance for evening and weekend rehearsals, workshops, and concerts/events.

Work other than rehearsals, concerts and events is remote. Access to computer, printer, and other home office equipment is required.

The Choir Manager should be personable and collaborative, extremely well organized, highly attentive to detail, able to plan tasks thoroughly from start to finish, able to meet deadlines, able to anticipate potential setbacks and find appropriate and creative solutions.

This position requires experience with, and general facility for learning new software. Familiarity with Airtable, WordPress, and the Google Workspace (Drive, Docs, Sheets, etc.) is a plus. SFBC will provide training on its own choir operations and data systems.

Interest in performing arts and music is a must; background in arts management and/or choral music desired.

Interested and qualified candidates should send a cover letter and résumé to

The San Francisco Bach Choir brings people together to experience choral music’s transformative power to touch, engage, and inspire.

San Francisco Bach Choir, a 501(c) 3 California corporation, does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, physical appearance, language, or educational background in any of its activities or operations, including those related to hiring/employment practices, provision of services, selection and engagement of contractors, musicians, and volunteers, and all other business of the organization. The chorus is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of its staff, volunteers, contractors, subcontractors, vendors, audience members, and singers.