Employment Opportunities


Vice President & General Manager

The Vice President and General Manager is a senior, cabinet-level position responsible for the planning and execution of all Jacksonville Symphony productions involving the musicians of the orchestra, including rehearsals, performances, runouts, tours and electronic media projects.

Serving as chief operating officer for the organization, s/he works closely with the President and CEO, Music Director, staff and guest conductors, Director of Artistic Administration and Director of Education and Community Engagement to ensure that all productions meet the highest artistic standards, adhere to the operating budget and comply with collective bargaining agreements, leases and other institutional policies.
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Director of Institutional Giving

The Director of Institutional Giving is responsible for securing funds to fulfill Jacksonville Symphony’s mission and aspirational vision for the future through the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of corporate, foundation and public sector prospects and donors. The Director of Institutional Giving also works closely with the finance and program staff to obtain the financial and programmatic information to complete grant proposals and reports. This position serves as an integral member of the development team and has the responsibility for management of the entire grants and sponsorships process.

The successful candidate will be an energetic, savvy fundraising professional able to succeed in a dynamic, fast-paced and growing performing arts institution. S/he will be a compelling communicator and passionate enthusiast for symphonic music, with proven success closing gifts and a wealth of business connections in the Jacksonville community.
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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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Director of Development Services

The Director of Development Services is responsible for oversight, strategy and monitoring of the Symphony’s modern patron-centered stewardship strategy, including acknowledgements, benefits and events. Additionally, this person will oversee data entry, and ensure that all data in Tessitura is entered uniformly. This person will also serve as the chief prospect researcher and prospect manager, primarily in support of the major individual gift officers and the Vision 2020 comprehensive campaign. 

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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Assistant Conductor, Jacksonville Symphony Youth Orchestras

Conductor of one or more  of the Jacksonville Symphony Youth  Orchestras (JSYO) ensembles in Jacksonville ensuring high  quality musical experiences for young musicians. Participates in community outreach activities. Planning responsibilities include participation in JSYO programming, project development, and community outreach planning.

This position requires a self-motivated individual with a passion for symphonic music and for sharing that passion with young musicians.
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Auditions


There are no open auditions at this time.


Internships


Internship opportunities are posted as available in Jacksonville Symphony departments.


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.