Fort Wayne Philharmonic
Duties and Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the General Manager (GM) is responsible and accountable for all aspects of orchestra operations and artistic administration. S/he develops, implements, and monitors performance against the orchestra’s artistic and production budgets and recommends corrections as needed.
The GM works directly with the Music Director and the CEO to develop and implement artistic plans that support the institution’s overall artistic vision. S/he handles all aspects of artistic administration, including engagement of artists, fee and contract negotiations, rehearsal and performance schedules, and commissioning. S/he books and manages relationships with the orchestra’s multiple performance venues. S/he is a participant in collective bargaining negotiations and ensures compliance with the terms and conditions of negotiated agreements. The GM develops and maintains the organization’s master calendar and ensures that programming and schedule information is communicated throughout the organization as needed in an accurate and timely manner.
The successful candidate will have earned a Bachelor’s degree in Music, Business or Arts Management (Master’s degree preferred) and a minimum of 5 years experience in orchestra management. S/he will have extensive knowledge of symphonic music, an entrepreneurial spirit, demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills, the ability to manage and complete multiple tasks accurately and quickly, and a strong attention to detail. S/he will have the ability to learn new tasks quickly, apply new skills to diverse tasks, and possess strong deductive reasoning and analytical skills.
Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include health, dental, and life insurance, 403(b) account, and paid vacation, holiday and sick leave.
Under the artistic leadership of Music Director Andrew Constantine, the Fort Wayne Philharmonic is the premiere arts organization in northeast Indiana. Celebrating our 70th season, the Fort Wayne Philharmonic performs over 350 concerts each year throughout our 15 county service area.
Operating on a $4 million budget with a $15 million endowment, The Phil employs 41 full-time musicians on a 33-week season. The orchestra is supported by 14 full time and 6 part time staff members and a board of 27.
Fort Wayne, IN
J.L. Nave III, President & CEO
Orchestra Web Site:
Send letter of application and resume via email to the address above or mail to J.L. Nave III, President & CEO, Fort Wayne Philharmonic, 4901 Fuller Drive, Fort Wayne, IN 46835. No phone inquiries, please.
Director of Marketing & PRDuties and Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Director of Marketing and PR plans, supervises, administers, and evaluates programs that meet or exceed attendance and ticket revenue goals for orchestra events and maximizing the visibility of the orchestra, consistent with Philharmonic policies and long-range objectives. Requirements:
A minimum of 3 years professional marketing or communications experience is required, preferably with an orchestra or other arts organization. A bachelor’s degree or higher is also preferred but not required. The successful candidate will have a personal commitment to symphonic music, demonstrated fundraising success, be able to work in a fast-paced, high energy environment, and manage multiple projects simultaneously. S/he will have the ability to think both strategically and tactically and have a strong attention to detail. S/he will demonstrate a willingness to be a team player in a highly collaborative environment. This position also requires working evenings and weekends consistent with The Phil’s concert schedule. Compensation:
Salary commensurate with experience and job performance. Benefits include health and dental insurance, 403(b) plan, and paid vacation, holiday and sick leave.Organization Description:
Under the artistic leadership of Music Director Andrew Constantine, the Fort Wayne Philharmonic is the premiere arts organization in northeast Indiana. Celebrating our 70th season, the Fort Wayne Philharmonic performs over 350 concerts each year throughout our 15 county service area. Date Posted:
J.L. Nave III, President and CEOContact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Web Site: http://www.fwphil.org
Send letter of application and resume via email to the address above or mail to J.L. Nave III, Fort Wayne Philharmonic, 4901 Fuller Drive, Fort Wayne, IN 46835. No phone inquiries, please.
2014-15 Principal weekly salary is $820.04 for 33 weeks.
May 5, 2014; Audition date: Monday, May 12, 2014, Finals May 13 if necessary Per Service Viola:
2014-15 base per service pay is $104.51.
May 5, 2014; Audition date: Monday, May 12, 2014
Highly qualified applicants please email a one-page résumé to:
Tim Tan, Personnel Manager: email@example.com
Repertoire and audition information will be sent via email upon receipt of résumé.
National auditions pending outcome of local auditions