Brockton Symphony Orchestra

P. O. Box 1407
Brockton, MA 02303

Date Posted:
October 01, 2019

Eastern Massachusetts



Concert Manager - The Brockton Symphony Orchestra – A Music Administration Opportunity


The Brockton 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:

  · Responsible for coordinating all concert-related tasks during the concert cycle to prepare for the dress rehearsal and concert day.

  · Liaison with volunteers who handle each concert-related task; follow up to make sure that they accomplish their tasks in time during the concert cycle.

  · Emails Summary to Executive Committee on concert management: in progress; what still needs to be done; and how many volunteers are needed to accomplish the tasks and to help out on concert day.  Report in person, if possible, at two Executive Committee meetings in November & December.

  · Works with the Music Director to make sure all concerns and concert-related logistics are addressed and accomplished for both the dress rehearsal and concert. This includes venue logistics, stage management, and being the liaison with the conductor, musicians, and soloists.

  · Hours are flexible, from mid-August through early May

Brockton Symphony is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all.


Applicants must be willing to work from home (must have a home computer with email and Microsoft Word and Excel or equivalent), except when needed for orchestra business and concerts at Christ Congregational Church (and Oliver Ames High in Easton for the Holiday Pops).

Specific needs at Christ Congregational may include an hour on the final Monday rehearsal before a concert, an hour or two at the Saturday morning dress rehearsal, about 5.5 hours on the Sunday of each of 4 concerts, and two Monday Executive Committee meetings in November & December (for a half hour).

Must be reliably available by cell phone and email and have a driver’s license and access to a car.

Qualified 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 . You can also call (508) 588-3841 and leave a message.  
A BrSO Board member will return your call as soon as possible to answer your questions.
Apply by:
October 22, 2019
$500/concert cycle
About this Organization:
The Brockton 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.