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
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.
Attends Executive Committee & Board Meetings to
report 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.
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 weekly on certain Monday rehearsals, an hour
on Saturday mornings 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). Board Meetings are one evening
every two months (for the first 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:
more information, or to submit your application (letter and resume),
. 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
August 23, 2019
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.