Manager of Artistic Operations and Youth Symphonies

Georgia Symphony Orchestra

71 years of building community through music

Marietta, GA

Work Location: Hybrid: remote & office


  • Full Time
  • Marietta, GA (Remote)
  • Mon, Jul 11, 2022
  • Work Location: Hybrid: remote & office
  • Symphonic
  • $40,000
  • $45,000

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71 years of building community through music

The Georgia Symphony Orchestra (GSO), now in its 72nd year of enriching the Northwest Metro Atlanta community with critically acclaimed performances, and approaching its 17th year of providing youth education experiences that instill a lifelong appreciation for the musical arts, seeks candidates for its Manager of Artistic Operations and Youth Symphonies position to support the continued growth trajectory of the organization.

The full-time Manager of Artistic Operations and Georgia Youth Symphony Orchestras (GYSO) reports to the Executive Director and collaborates with the Music Director.

Responsibilities Include:
• Manage Artistic Scheduling for the organization including venue booking and calendar comparisons with partner organizations
• Execute concert logistics for all ensembles (GSO Orchestra, GSO Chorus, GSO Jazz! and GYSO ensembles)
• Oversee enrollment and auditions for GYSO; oversee auditions and processes for GSO professional ensembles
• Manage internal communications for all professional and youth performing ensembles
• Be the content expert for CBA management and compliance
• Provide union negotiation support for Executive Director and Board of Directors
• Draft and implement artistic budgets
• Hire and manage GYSO interns and Site Coordinators
• Oversee GYSO and GSO Chorus Site Coordinators, and the “Coordinator of Artistic Operations and Youth Symphonies” position
• Acquire concert enhancements as needed
• Coordinate setup and breakdown of all GSO and GYSO concerts; hire stage crew and secure audio/tech staff as needed

The Successful Candidate:
• Is passionate about orchestra music and has experience in orchestral 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
• Is experienced with Microsoft Office and Google Workspace
• Will be comfortable providing high-level customer service
• Is available to work some nights and some weekends during the concert 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

Salary & Compensation:
$45,300-$50,300 total compensation based on experience. This includes:
• 10 days paid time off (PTO) per year
• Up to $4,800 healthcare reimbursement benefit
• Up to $500 in Professional Development opportunities

Please submit a cover letter and resume to the application email below with the subject line “Manager of Artistic Operations and Youth Symphonies”. Thank you for your interest!

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