Assistant to the Music Director

San Diego Symphony Orchestra

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San Diego, CA

Work Location: In-office

Symphonic

  • Full Time
  • San Diego, CA
  • Sun, Oct 10, 2021
  • Work Location: In-office
  • Symphonic
  • $45,000
  • $55,000

Website San Diego Symphony Orchestra

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The San Diego Symphony is committed to a workplace in which every employee has opportunities and support, and experiences a sense of belonging. Individuals with diverse backgrounds, identities, and experiences are encouraged to apply.

The Assistant to the Music Director (AMD) serves as the assistant for the San Diego Symphony’s Music Director and provides support within the Artistic Department for performances at Jacobs Music Center and The Rady Shell, as well as other venues.

The Assistant to the Music Director provides proactive administrative support to the Music Director to ensure the effective execution of all Music Director activities with San Diego Symphony and must exceptionally facilitate communication, collaboration, and interaction between various departments of the organization, members of the orchestra, and external contacts regarding activities and responsibilities of the Music Director.

The Assistant to the Music Director works closely with all members of the Artistic department in performing the administrative and concert support functions required for the smooth and exceptional execution of all performances and presentations. This includes serving as the Artistic Department’s backstage point‐person during performances and rehearsals as assigned (together and/or in rotation with other Artistic department staff).

A high degree of tact, diplomacy, discretion, judgment and sensitivity in all interactions is essential to this role.The Artistic Assistant provides administrative support to the entire Artistic Department and Guest Artists and serves as the personal assistant for the San Diego Symphony’s Music Director. The Artistic Assistant is the Artistic Department’s backstage point‐person during San Diego Symphony performances and rehearsals (together and/or in rotation with other Artistic department staff), and ensures a warm and welcoming environment for guest artists. This position reports to the Director of Artistic Planning and will work closely with the Artistic Operations Manager in performing the administrative and concert support functions required for the smooth and exceptional execution of San Diego Symphony performances and presentations; all of this work must be performed with a commitment to discretion and maintaining confidentiality.

 

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