Chicago a Cappella

BOARD & STAFF

Board of Directors

James G. Massie

President

Executive Consultant, retired
IBM Corporation
Hinsdale, IL

Jennifer Marling

Vice-President

Senior Risk Principal
Promontory Financial Group, an IBM Company
Chicago, IL

William K. Flowers, CPA

Treasurer

Chief Financial Officer
Cedille Records
Chicago, IL

David Perlman

Secretary

Tax professional, retired
Chicago, IL

Claudia Divis

Nonprofit consultant
River Forest, IL

Helen C. Gagel

Nonprofit consultant
Evanston, IL

DONALD G. GWINN

Regional Director, retired
National Student Clearinghouse
Evanston, IL

Robert B. Linn

Financial Consultant to Not-for-Profits
Linn Consulting
Northbrook, IL

Branka Matevich

Independent Healthcare Consultant
Berwyn, IL

Sheppard Shanley

Senior Associate Director of Admission, retired
Northwestern University
Evanston, IL

Maria T. Suarez

Manager, Sales Development and Training, retired
Dearborn Life Insurance Company
Virginia Beach, VA

Staff

Matt Greenberg

Executive Director

John William Trotter

Artistic Director

Sara Badger

General Manager

Kat Best

Artistic Operations Manager

Matt McNabb

Education Outreach Coordinator

Daniela Rozo

Marketing and Production Coordinator

Jonathan Miller

Founder and Artistic Director Emeritus

Patrick Sinozich

Music Director Emeritus

Employment and Auditions

Auditions

Check back in early Fall 2022 for information on our next round of auditions. 

Employment

INTERNSHIP 
2022-23 Season 

OVERVIEW
Chicago a cappella is seeking an intern to assist with marketing, production, and fundraising.  Interns will have the opportunity to see from the inside how a small nonprofit arts organization is run, and may also gain exposure to board development, planning, finance and budgeting.  

RESPONSIBILITIES
Social Media: Assist with content planning and creation 
Target Marketing: Research opportunities, conduct outreach, and assist with creation of promotional materials 
Production: Prepare supplies, assist with on-site setup/tear down and provide ticketing or other front-of house assistance as needed 
Fundraising: Assist with event planning and execution of fundraising mailings and other campaigns 
Other Ongoing Projects: Captioning for all YouTube content, video editing as needed, venue research, and database management 

QUALIFICATIONS 
Interest in nonprofit arts administration and motivation to learn.  Excellent oral and written communication skills and general computer competence.  Ability to work independently, make sound judgments, and utilize interpersonal skills to work with a variety of staff, board members, artists, and volunteers.  

SCHEDULE 
Position is expected to begin mid-October 2022 and run through June 30, 2023.  Position includes 10 hours per week. Work hours can be crafted to fit the successful candidate’s schedule but should include at least 2-3 partial days between the hours of 11-5, M-F. Work may be done remotely but office days will be required periodically to execute mailings and prepare materials for concerts. Attendance at all concerts and events will also be requested in addition to these regular office hours.  

COMPENSATION 
$15/hour, paid on a bi-weekly basis 

COMMENTS 
We are a dynamic, well-run arts organization, recognized by our peers for both our artistic reputation and our organizational achievements. Our interns are exposed to many aspects of nonprofit arts, and previous staff members have secured jobs at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, WFMT, Museum of Science and Industry, and elsewhere. 

CONTACT 
Email resume and brief cover letter detailing one specific reason you would like to be an intern at Chicago a cappella to Sara Badger at SBadger@chicagoacappella.org.