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Sphinx Organization

Location: DetroitMI 48243 Document ID: AC106-005Y Posted on: 2018-03-2003/20/2018 Job Type: Regular

Job Schedule:Full-time

Director of Artist Engagement

Passionate about the Future of Classical Music?  Apply to become a candidate for Director of Artist Engagement at a Detroit-based organization globally recognized for its track record in excellence, transformative impact, and relevance!

The Sphinx Organization is a national organization dedicated to transforming lives through the power of diversity in the arts. This position reports to the Chief Programming Officer and is directly responsible for oversight and working with all Sphinx Artists. The Director of Artist Engagement manages all aspects of the Sphinx Virtuosi tour, Sphinx Soloist Program, Sphinx Symphony Orchestra, in addition to aspects of the nationally renowned Sphinx Competition.

Sphinx offers a uniquely rewarding environment based on the ROWE model (Results Only Work Environment). ROWE goes beyond telework by following a management strategy where employees are evaluated on performance, not physical office presence. In a ROWE, people focus on results, increasing the organization’s performance while cultivating the right environment for people to manage all the demands in their lives...including work. Sphinx’s core values are: Passion, Honesty, Innovation, Leadership, Adaptability.

Successful candidates will possess the following basic qualities/requirements:
- Bachelor's Degree and minimum 2 years experience in related field
- Passion and deep understanding of Sphinx's mission and core values
- Exceptionally driven and organized 
- Excellent communications skills
- Highly dynamic and adaptive
- Strong sense of accountability and professional ownership
- Commitment to creativity and innovation
- Effective computer skills, particularly Microsoft Word and Excel

Annual salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. The Sphinx Organization provides a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees, including contribution towards a retirement plan. In a ROWE environment, there are unlimited paid days off, provided the work gets done. Candidates should anticipate national and international travel as the position requires.



Please send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements.

Electronic submissions are required. All applicants will be treated as confidential and references will not be contacted without the candidate’s knowledge and agreement. 


Please submit materials prior to March 30, 2018, to: 

Sphinx Organization does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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