The Position:

As a senior member of the organization’s management team, the Marketing & Communications Officer is responsible for planning, supervising, administering, and evaluating programs that meet or exceed attendance and ticket revenue goals for Mainly Mozart concert and events, and maximizing the visibility of the organization consistent with Mainly Mozart’s long-range objectives.

The Marketing & Communications Officer will plan and manage all marketing activities and outbound communications, including but not limited to: public relations (proactive coordination with local, regional, national and international press), printed collateral (concert programs, brochures, signage, event invitations); advertising (print, electronic, and media); season subscription, renewal and single ticket campaigns (direct mail, telemarketing, social media); all ticket sales (including coordination with ticket office); digital media (website, e-newsletter, and social media content development and distribution); community support groups; audience research; new subscriber activities; and merchandising for the Association.

This position requires familiarity with current research and resources in marketing and advertising, excellent interpersonal skills, a keen eye for detail, and an ability to lead the organization in meeting its budgetary earned revenue goals.

Candidate Profile:

The ideal candidate will bring experience working in marketing and public relations, will exhibit leadership abilities, excellent management skills, and a record of success in facilitating multiple ticketing campaigns that achieve results. S/he will have a strong desire to connect the work of the organization with individuals and groups that wish to support it. S/he will have a deep commitment to community engagement as central to the purpose and mission of the arts in general and the orchestra specifically.

This position requires high visibility in the community and beyond. The successful candidate will have superb interpersonal and communication skills and is equally comfortable dealing with Board members, concertgoers, community leaders, students, and sponsors, as well as musicians, staff, and vendors.

The successful candidate will be a person of integrity with a reputation for fairness, honesty, and high ethical standards. S/he will work well under pressure and will be able to manage competing priorities and deadlines effectively. S/he will be a self-starter with high energy, maturity, and self-confidence.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of three years of relevant work experience and a bachelor’s degree. Additionally, non-profit arts administration work experience and knowledge of orchestral and chamber music are also significant pluses. A familiarity or working knowledge of Tessitura is preferred, though not required.

Compensation and Benefits:

Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Benefits offered include health and dental plans, vacation and sick leave, 403(b) match after one year of employment, and concert ticket privileges.


Please send a letter of application that describes both interest in the Mainly Mozart organization and qualifications for the position by Friday, September 28, 2018.

Include a resumé and contact information for at least three references. All applications will be confidential and references will not be contacted without the candidate’s consent.

Please email materials to: resumes@mainlymozart.org (MS Word or Adobe attachments only, please.)

To apply for this job email your details to resumes@mainlymozart.org

About Mainly Mozart

About Mainly Mozart:

For thirty years, Mainly Mozart has been a mission-driven organization with one guiding inspiration: Mozart. His music, his mastery, and all that he embodied as a multi-faceted man inspires our mission and vision—and is what sets us apart. Mozart personifies much more than classical music. He exemplifies prodigy, composer, genius, innovator, collaborator—and Mainly Mozart is driven to express these qualities in everything we produce.

The mission of Mainly Mozart is to enrich the lives of today’s and tomorrow’s passionate music lovers by connecting them to the genius and innovation of Mozart and the Masters, to world-class musicians and music-making, and to each other.

Mainly Mozart Festival: 2019: The Mainly Mozart Festival is the core of the organization, which draws international attention to San Diego through its concerts at the Balboa Theatre by the world-class Festival Orchestra, chamber music, Mainly Mozart Youth Orchestra (MMYO) performances, and community outreach efforts. The festival typically begins in the last week of May through the last weekend of June.

Spotlight Chamber Music: In addition to the annual festival, Mainly Mozart produces and offers the “Spotlight Chamber Music” series, which showcases artists in 3 different communities throughout San Diego County (Carlsbad, La Jolla, and Rancho Santa Fe), and takes place from January – May each season.

Mozart & The Mind: For Mainly Mozart, “Mozart” is the expression of multiple intelligences, the boundless Genius manifesting in various forms throughout the continuum of human ability. This year, Mainly Mozart launches “Mozart And The Mind”, an 8-day mini-festival that celebrates the importance of discovering the “Mozart” in every Mind. We open with “Finding Mozart: Neurodiversity Leading The Way”, a series of inspiring presentations by internationally acclaimed Neurodiverse speakers and advocates, breathtaking performances by Neurodiverse artists, and thought-provoking discussions with Neurodiverse individuals, innovative scientists, educators, authors, and advocates. Partners of this festival include the Autism Society of San Diego, TERI, Inc., the Music Therapy Center of California and Art of Autism, among many others.

Mainly Mozart Youth Orchestra: The Mainly Mozart Youth Orchestra (MMYO) serves 200 youth ages 3-23 of all skill levels, with six ensembles and four instructors. The MMYO reflects Mainly Mozart’s commitment to the genius in us all, with programs dedicated to children with learning differences including Down Syndrome, Autism Spectrum Disorder and other developmental disabilities.

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