Employment Opportunities


Open Positions

Senior Director of Development
The Senior Director of Development will work to increase support by cultivating and stewarding effective relationships by maintaining an active fundraising schedule that includes strategic visits and ongoing cultivation and solicitation. They will maintain a portfolio of appropriate size including current and potential donors with five to six-figure plus capacity excluding board and honorary board. In addition, they will maintain an active schedule of cultivation and solicitation visits securing gifts averaging $10,000 and more. This position requires excellent people skills, data-driven portfolio management and the demonstrated ability to meet fundraising goals. The ideal candidate will be initiative-taking, well-organized and possess a sales mentality. Knowledge of customer relationship databases and appreciation for music is a plus.
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To apply for this position, please submit in PDF format a resume and cover letter of introduction outlining your specific experience and qualifications to Bryan de Boer, Vice President, and Chief Advancement Officer at [email protected]. No phone calls, please.

Patron Database Administrator
The Jacksonville Symphony seeks a full-time Patron Database Administrator to manage the CRM software, primarily for development purposes and in support of institution-wide database management and revenue processing and reporting. This position reports to the Vice President and Chief Advancement Officer.

The primary responsibilities include but are not limited to: Gift entry (daily cash receipts, pledges etc.), Gift acknowledgements (master letters, payment installment letters etc.), and Pledge Billing. The Patron Database Administrator will also be responsible as the Departmental Power User regularly interfacing with out CRM provider Tessitura forbidding and mapping Development Funds, Campaigns and Appeals; Special Event Set up and tracking; auto-billing; list extraction, and Campaign giving comparison report tracking.
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To apply for this position, please submit in PDF format a resume and cover letter of introduction outlining your specific experience and qualifications to Bryan de Boer, Vice President, and Chief Advancement Officer at [email protected]. No phone calls, please.

Manager of Operations
The Manager of Operations is a flexible, adaptive and enthusiastic member of the Jacksonville Symphony's operations team, working with a wide range of internal and external partners to facilitate the smooth and successful execution of all Jacksonville Symphony presentations and programs. The Manager of Operations oversees the flow of production information across a variety of programs and initiatives and efficiently collects, processes and effectively communicates operations information.

The primary responsibilities include but are not limited to: Managing all aspects of the Jacksonville Symphony's chamber ensembles program, overseeing operations department financial tracking, assisting in the operational planning and implementation of education, school, family and community programs, maintaining orchestra service master calendar and related online calendars, participating in rotation of concert and event staffing, serving as a point of contact for touring show producers, assisting in the planning of guest performer logistics and maintaining working knowledge of collective bargaining agreements, contracts and leases.
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To apply for this position, please submit in PDF format a resume and cover letter of introduction outlining your specific experience and qualifications with "Manager of Operations" in the subject field at [email protected]. Candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

Digital Marketing Manager
The Jacksonville Symphony is seeking a Digital Marketing Manager as an important addition to the marketing team. The successful candidate will develop, implement, and oversee digital marketing, performance streaming and communications efforts by delivering high-quality digital content to support revenue growth, streamline efficiencies, drive audience engagement, and brand awareness. High degree of creativity required with preference to candidates with graphic design, video and photography proficiencies.

The primary responsibilities include but are not limited to: Managing and updating the Jacksonville Symphony website, managing all Jacoby Symphony Hall live stream and recorded performances, creating compelling and engaging content using multiple digital media formats, collaborating with artistic production to source digital assets, collaborating with the box office/ticketing on patron communications, developing and maintaining digital asset archives and resources, collaborating with the marketing team to develop a content calendar, developing and implementing organic social media initiatives and audience growth, building relationships and engaging with musicians, patrons, and team members, measuring and reporting digital performance (ROI and KPIs) and assess against goals, and continuously tracking industry trends to brainstorm new and creative growth strategies.
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To apply for this position, please submit in PDF format a resume and cover letter of introduction outlining your specific experience, qualifications and salary requirements to: Tori Fusinaz, Vice President of Marketing/CMO with "Marketing" in the subject field at [email protected]. Candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

Assistant Librarian
The Assistant Librarian assists the Principal Librarian in the management and oversight of library services for the Jacksonville Symphony Association. This position maintains flexible office hours and provides support at rehearsals and concerts. This self-motivated individual will possess excellent interpersonal skills and decorum, as well as exceptional communication, organization and administrative skills. The successful candidate will be detail-oriented and able to maintain composure in a fast-paced environment.

The primary responsibilities include but are not limited to: Assisting in the legible preparation of all music, including pagination, bowings, cuts, edits, erasure of extraneous markings, distribution of parts and ensuring all elements correspond with conductor's score, maintaining flexible office hours for contact with conductors, orchestra musicians and staff and representing the Jacksonville Symphony Association in the Major Orchestra Librarians Association.
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To apply for this position, please submit in PDF format a resume and cover letter of introduction outlining your specific experience and qualifications with "Assistant Librarian" in the subject line at [email protected]. Candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

Auditions

Interested in auditioning? View open auditions below.
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Internships

The Jacksonville Symphony offers unpaid internships to college students. Internships may be available in Artistic Operations, Development, Education & Community Engagement, Marketing, and Public Relations. To some degree we are able to tailor an internship to suit the student's needs and skill set.
For more information about internships, please contact [email protected]

An Equal Opportunity Employer

The audition committee reserves the right to dismiss immediately any candidates not meeting the highest artistic standards. The winning candidate will be required to present proof of his/her legal eligibility to work in the United States. If the position is won by a member of the Jacksonville Symphony, runner(s)-up may be offered the resulting opening.