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Executive Director Job Posting

Executive Director 

Cappella Clausura, an award winning professional vocal ensemble, seeks an Executive Director responsible for overseeing the administration, programs and strategic plan of the organization. Expected commitment of 20-30 hours of remote work per week. In-person support required at all Cappella Clausura organized performances and events, including but not limited to our eight in-person concerts per season.


About Cappella Clausura

Founded in 2004 by Artistic Director Amelia LeClair, Cappella Clausura, performs music of women composers from the 9th century to the present day and in 2017 received the Alice Parker /ASCAP Awards for adventurous programming.


  • Maintain our pool of volunteers and manage all Front of House needs during our 8 seasonal performances

  • Manage our ticketing/fundraising software and provide patron support as needed

  • Provide reports to Artistic Director and Board of Directors as requested

  • Assist with contracts for artists, venues, and additional hires

  • Generate all print and digital marketing materials for programs and fundraising appeals

  • Upkeep our virtual presence through posts to our website, Facebook, Instagram, and Youtube pages

  • Conceptualize and execute two annual fundraising appeals

  • Develop relationships with key community stakeholders and artistic partners

  • Liaise with the Artistic Director and Board of Directors at regular intervals

  • Supply data on organizational and industry trends to Artistic Director and Board of Directors as requested

  • Ensure the institutional stability of our ensemble



  • A passion for our mission of performing long-neglected works by women in music and the arts

  • A bachelor’s degree, or equivalent professional or academic experience 

  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal and communication skills (must network at concerts)

  • The ability to effectively recruit and manage volunteers

  • Experience in the field of arts non-profits, preferably in Boston area

  • Experience planning and executing large-scale projects: i.e. concerts, fundraising events, educational residencies

  • Experience and success in pursuing financial support from private donors, foundations, and corporations

  • Familiarity with Mac OS preferred but not essential

  • Experience with CRMs essential; Thundertix helpful but not essential

  • Technology skills include: Google for non-profits, Quickbooks, Canva, Wix

  • Abide by Association of Fundraising Professionals code of ethical standards

  • Must have computer, printer, and transportation



  • Contract position, pay confidential, commensurate with experience


To apply, please submit the following materials electronically to Instructions for submitting confidential applications:

  1. Subject Line: ED APPLICATION

  2. A PDF version of a resume/CV

  3. A PDF version of a one-page letter of introduction and interest
    You will receive a confirmation of your submitted materials within 48 hours. Please note: Review of applications will begin on June 15, 2023.

Cappella Clausura is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender expression, or any other protected class.

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