Concert manager – A Music Administration Opportunity
Symphony Orchestra (James M. Orent, Music Director) seeks a part-time Concert
Manager to perform concert-related duties for the Orchestra. As an independent contractor, the individual will
report to the Board of Directors and will work with the Music Director,
personnel manager, committee members, and volunteers who assist with
concert-related tasks to ensure the smooth-running of each of our 4 symphonic
concerts. These duties will include, but
will not be limited to:
- Making decisions with the conductor and Board about
equipment and arrangements for both the dress rehearsals and concerts, and ensuring
that those requirements are met. This
includes venue logistics, stage management, and acting as liaison with the
conductor, musicians, and soloists.
- Acting as liaison to coordinate with and to furnish
information to volunteers and board members handling publicity, concert
announcements, and venue arrangements.
- Proofreading and handling logistics as necessary,
to ensure programs are ready and printed.
- Hours are flexible, from mid-August through early May
must be willing to work from home (must have a home computer with email and
Microsoft Word and Excel or equivalent), except as needed at Christ
Congregational Church (and Brockton High for Holiday Pops) for orchestra
business and concerts.
needs at Christ Congregational may include an hour weekly on certain Mondays (rehearsals),
an hour on Saturday mornings on concert weekends (dress rehearsals), about 5
hours on the Sunday of each of 4 concerts, and Executive Committee meetings,
one evening a month (for the first hour).
reliably available by cell phone and email and have a driver’s license and
access to a car.
applicants will have demonstrable administrative capability, including facility
with Microsoft Office; excellent organizational, project management, communication,
collaboration, and interpersonal skills; excellent time management skills; and
ability to handle deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Familiarity with
the basic administrative (and musical) needs of a symphony orchestra.
How To Apply:
For more information, or to submit your application (letter and resume), please
email firstname.lastname@example.org . You can also call (508)
588-3841 and leave a message. One of the
BrSO Board members will return your call as soon as possible to answer your
August 25, 2017
About this Organization:
Symphony Orchestra brings live, professional-level performances to the
Southeastern Massachusetts community.
Our mission is to bring world-class music to our community, to open the hearts
and minds of our children to great orchestral music, and to welcome local musicians
and students into our Symphony family.