Employment Opportunities

Associate Conductor

The Jacksonville Symphony seeks a talented and dynamic Associate Conductor for the 2018-19 season. The Associate Conductor joins an artistic leadership team that includes Music Director Courtney Lewis and Assistant Conductor Deanna Tham. The Associate Conductor leads programs across all Jacksonville Symphony series, including classical, pops, film, holiday, community, and educational; serves as cover conductor as needed; and performs other conducting and non-conducting duties as assigned. There is particular emphasis on fluency and experience in leading pops and film programs, as well as an interest and aptitude for speaking from the stage and engaging audiences in pops and educational settings.

Candidates must have meaningful conducting experience in a professional setting, broad knowledge of orchestral repertoire and programming, be fluent and articulate in English, have a collaborative spirit, and be available to reside in Jacksonville, Florida.

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Annual Fund Director

The Annual Fund Director is responsible for oversight, strategy, and monitoring of the Symphony’s growing individual giving programs, with a focus on growing the annual fund through the development of a broad base of support and a significantly increased major giving program. This person will have primary responsibility for overseeing a direct mail program, a telefund effort, the membership program and the Conductor’s Club. In addition to building close relationships with donors, the Annual Fund Director’s success will depend on communication and coordination with Symphony program directors, Development staff as well as the Board of Directors. S/he will also represent the Symphony externally in the arts and non-profit community when appropriate. 

This self-motivated individual will be an experienced fundraising professional able to succeed in a dynamic, fast-paced and growing performing arts institution. A passion for and experience in the performing arts is essential.

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Development Services Manager

The Development Services Manager is responsible for overseeing the moves management of the Symphony’s major donors and major donor prospects to realize success of the organization’s annual fund and Vision 2020 campaigns. The Development Services Manager will conduct prospect research, recommend action steps and timelines to staff and volunteer solicitors, extract lists and enter said activities into Tessitura.

The Development Services Manager will coordinate departmental meeting logistics, including arranging meeting space and securing refreshments; producing and distributing departmental meeting notices, agendas, materials, correspondences and reports; taking, proofing and distributing meeting minutes. S/he will staff Symphony concerts, events and meetings as assigned.

This self-motivated individual will be an experienced prospect research and development services professional able to succeed in a dynamic, fast-paced and growing performing arts institution. A passion for and experience in the performing arts is essential.

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For more information about employment, contact:
Sally Pettegrew
Jacksonville Symphony Association
300 Water Street, Suite 200
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Fax 904-354-9238
[email protected]

Auditions

There are no open auditions at this time.

For more information about internships, contact:
Robert Grossman
Jacksonville Symphony Association
300 Water Street, Suite 200
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Fax 904-354-9238
[email protected]

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, contact:
Sally Pettegrew
Jacksonville Symphony Association
300 Water Street, Suite 200
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Fax 904-354-9238
[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.