Education and Community Engagement Coordinator

Job Description

 

Requirements:

The ideal candidate will have at least three years of experience working in an educational institution, arts organization or other related field. Must be an impeccably organized self-starter, with strong interpersonal and communication skills. Candidates should exhibit excellent writing skill; experience with grant writing or other fundraising is a major plus.

Duties:

The Education & Community Outreach Coordinator works with the Operations & Programming Manager, as well as the General Manager and Music Director, to implement and execute a robust series of education-based and community-building programs for the Albany Symphony. He/She will manage and advance the programs that are currently offered, and will work to develop diverse new educational and community outreach programming for the future. The Education & Community Outreach Coordinator will take a leadership role in securing funding through grants, individual gifts and sponsorships to support the organization’s ability to continue and expand relevant programming. The Education & Community Outreach Coordinator reports to the Operations & Programming Manager. Some nights and weekends are required around concerts and events.

Submission:

Send Cover Letter, Resume, and Writing Sample to Derek Smith, Operations and Programming Manager.  No calls, please.

 

2017-2018 AUDITIONS
September 16, 17 & 23 in Albany, NY

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Section Violin & Section Cello: Saturday, September 16, 2017
      
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Section Bass Trombone: Sunday, September 17, 2017
    
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Principal Flute:  Saturday, September 23, 2017
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Per service orchestra. Subscription series currently $108.00/service for base scale, principal pay is 35% over base scale.

Qualified applicants should send a one-page resume and $50.00 deposit, to be received by August 1, 2017 (returned at the audition or destroyed if cancellation is made  by September 10) to:

Susan Libby, Personnel Manager
Albany Symphony Orchestra
26 Dover Drive
Delmar, NY  12054

No phone calls, please.

Audition times will be assigned after August 15th. Resume must be accompanied by a deposit check for audition assignment.  


Volunteer & Internship Opportunities

The Albany Symphony is one of the region's most revered arts and cultural institutions.  At the heart of the Albany Symphony are the patrons and volunteers who donate their time to advance the legacy of the Albany Symphony.

The Albany Symphony is currently seeking volunteers to serve in the following capacity.

  • Concert Greeters
  • Special Event Volunteers
  • Albany Symphony Ambassadors
  • American Music Festival Ushers
  • Musician Hospitality Volunteers 
  • Musician Housing Volunteers

The Albany Symphony welcomes students enrolled and high school or college to explore internships with the Albany Symphony. 

Interns are invited to work alongside industry professionals in the following areas:

  • Fundraising & Development
  • Marketing & Communications
  • Artistic Operations
  • Patron Services 

For information about internships and volunteer opportunities please contact Justin Cook, Marketing & Patron Services Manager at 518.694.3300 x141.