Community Outreach and Education Manager

Georgia Symphony Orchestra

Regional multi-faceted performance and educational organization

Marietta, GA

Work Location: Hybrid: remote & office


  • Full Time
  • Marietta, GA
  • Wed, Jun 30, 2021
  • Work Location: Hybrid: remote & office
  • Symphonic
  • $30,000
  • $35,000

Website GeorgiaSymphony Georgia Symphony Orchestra

Regional multi-faceted performance and educational organization

The Georgia Symphony Orchestra (GSO), now in its 70th year of enriching the Northwest Metro Atlanta community with critically acclaimed performances, and approaching its 15th year of providing youth education experiences that instill a lifelong appreciation for the musical arts, seeks candidates for its Community Outreach and Education Manager position to support the continued growth trajectory of the organization.

The full-time Community Outreach and Education Manager reports to the Executive Director and collaborates with the Music Director to implement and execute a robust series of Outreach and Educational efforts offered by the Georgia Symphony Orchestra, including the management of our flagship Georgia Youth Symphony Orchestra (GYSO) program.

Responsibilities Include:

Plan the GYSO calendar and lead operations for all GYSO educational programs and activities in collaboration with major education partners and stakeholders
Lead and maintain communications for GYSO and other education programs
Manage GYSO educational programs personnel
Lead community and educational outreach partnerships as a key liaison for the Georgia Symphony
Develop and execute plans for GSO community and educational partnerships
Provide additional support to the pilot Music Works digital/in-person hybrid education program
Collaborate with the Executive Director and administrative staff on bookkeeping processes
Create documentation of processes and program details
Prepare reports for grants, GSO staff/leadership, and the board of directors as requested

The Successful Candidate:

Is passionate about orchestra music and has experience in orchestral or wind ensemble programs at the community, high school, or collegiate levels
Has an arts management, arts administration, or other related skill set
Has strong leadership and public speaking skills
Will be able to work cooperatively and independently to achieve goals
Will be highly organized, self-motivated, detail-oriented, creative, strategic, professional and able to manage multiple projects under tight deadlines
Will have excellent communication skills, especially in the areas of writing and proofreading
Will be comfortable providing high-level customer service
Is available to work nights and weekends during the GYSO season
Thrives in a fast-paced work environment
Demonstrates a history of successful project management
Has exceptional interpersonal skills and an ability to work collaboratively with partners, staff, students, artistic directors, interns, volunteers, Board members, and donors
Is experienced with handling confidential information in a discreet manner
Bachelor’s degree or significant relevant experience preferred

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their resume and cover letter highlighting their relevant skills, qualifications, and experience to References may be required for candidates who advance to the next stage of the interview process. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled, no later than July 1, 2021.

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