Employment Opportunities


Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer

The Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) is responsible for planning, implementing, overseeing, and assessing Jacksonville Symphony's marketing, branding, public relations, and audience development plans in support of the organization's strategic vision and growth. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) as a key member of the leadership team, the CMO will be responsible for all ticketed earned revenue.  In a typical year, the Symphony will perform 30 concert weekends in Jacoby Symphony Hall divided between seven different series and multiple special events with 80 performances per year.

The CMO will develop strategies, manage a team, including the box office, and embrace the role of digital media and research as essential marketing tools. The CMO must be a strategic and entrepreneurial thinker and supportive of the artistic vision of the Music Director.

Note: The current CMO is retiring after seven very successful seasons and has agreed to remain available, if requested, to assist the new CMO with the transition and any “knowledge transfer.”
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Vice President & Chief Advancement Officer

The Vice President & Chief Advancement Officer (CAO) is responsible for planning, implementing, overseeing, and assessing Jacksonville Symphony's development plans in support of the organization's strategic vision and growth. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) as a key member of the leadership team, the CAO will effectively represent the organization's development interests to constituencies, both internal and external, and will work in close collaboration with the CEO, Music Director and the Board of Trustees to achieve philanthropic goals and build a case for support.

The primary responsibility is to develop the overall strategy for the annual fund, estate planning and proposed capital campaigns, especially the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of major donors. In this effort, the CAO will primarily focus on high-net-worth individuals and trustees as well as cultivating relationships with major local and national foundations.

In addition to establishing and maintaining a personal portfolio of current and prospective major donors, the CAO will manage the development team, as well as oversee the data support function within the department, including, prospect research. The CAO will succeed and lead by example in a mission-driven working environment that balances the need and relevance of programs with the efficiency of best business practices, fiscal accountability, and institutional impact.
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For more information about employment, contact [email protected]

Auditions


Principal Trombone

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 concerns nationwide, the Jacksonville Symphony Principal Trombone Audition has been postponed.

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 [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.