Job Notice:

The City of Uvalde is currently accepting Applications for the following position:

Job title:                Communications Coordinator

Department:           Opera House

Closing Date:          Friday, October 12, 2018

Job Type:               Full Time

Starting Salary:       $13.50 hourly / $28,080.00 annually

Hours:                    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday

(Some Evenings and Weekends will be required)

Main Areas of responsibility

Under supervision of the Theatre Manager, the Communications Officer will be in charge of the Box Office and Front of House for all shows at the Opera House. The Communications Officer will coordinate volunteers to staff each event and be on hand to sell tickets. The Officer will also be responsible for writing press releases and contacting media to market all shows. In addition, they will also manage the website and merchandise sales. This role also involves an active community presence and the promotion of tourism in Uvalde specifically to the Uvalde Grand Opera House. This role will develop as the organization grows and may take on different responsibilities with time. As a part of a small team, this post will include some physical work such as occasional set movement. The candidate must be able to lift 50lbs.

Other responsibilities include

§  Assistant producing Opera House Productions

§  Supervising facility rentals

§  Additional responsibilities as needed

§  Light maintenance as required

Preferred Qualifications

§  Experience preferred, but not required

§  Bachelor’s degree preferred, but not required

§  Verbal Communication skills

§  Knowledge of events management and theatre arts.

§  Communication skills specifically to work with local media, officials, arts patrons and groups.

§  Ability to write promotional articles to the media, social network sights and other areas of interest.

§  Ability to operate computer and other office equipment especially in regards to the website.

§  Ability to communicate with a wide variety of people.

§  Assist with other clerical positions when needed.

§  Writing skills to prepare reports

§  Prefer ability to speak English and Spanish

Additional Qualifications:

Qualifications include the following: Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License. All applicants will be required to pass the pre-employment testing and background check to the satisfaction of the City. Pre-employment drug testing and background check consisting of employment history, professional references, criminal check and educational verification (i.e., degree, license, and/or official transcript) will be conducted.

For more information contact:

Larissa Rodriguez, Director of Human Resources

P.O. Box 799 Uvalde, Texas 78802-0799

(830) 278-3315 ext. 122     |     (830) 275-4964 fax

lrodriguez@uvaldetx.gov or employment@uvaldetx.gov



The City of Uvalde is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Please contact us with any questions. (830) 278 4184