Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in employment at the San Antonio Symphony.  Below are the current open positions. Continue to check-in for future opportunities!

Position Title: Assistant Stage Manager
Department: Concert Production
Date: June 5, 2018
Contract: 31 Week Seasonal Contract
Reports to: Stage and Operations Manager
Wage Range: $500.00 per week
Status: Non-Exempt

The San Antonio Symphony invites applications for the Assistant Stage Manager position for the 2018-2019 Season. Reporting to the Stage and Operations Manager, this is a full time seasonal contract spanning from August 27, 2018-June 16, 2019 at $500.00 per week.

Job Summary:

The Assistant Stage Manager, under the direction of the Stage and Operations Manager, is responsible for the daily physical operation of the San Antonio Symphony, including staging, load in and load out. He/she is also responsible for moving, acquisition, storage and maintenance of orchestra equipment, whether owned or rented, and management of the stage for all services. The Assistant Stage Manager will have respect for the needs of musicians and will treat their instruments and equipment with care. He/she will help the Stage Manager to insure cost-effective compliance with I.A.T.S.E. local 76 contract and work rules, as well as safety needs. He/she fulfills the responsibilities of the Stage and Operations Manager in her absence, and assists the Stage and Operations Manager when she is present. 

Requirements:

Education: At least two years’ experience with stage operations
Experience: Acute safety consciousness, alert and quick reactions to unexpected and potentially hazardous situations.
Skills: Good communication and organizational skills, positive and confident manner.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Assists the Stage and Operations Manager in supervising the set-up of the orchestra according to the daily schedule and the Collective Bargaining Agreement requirements. This may require communication with the Personnel Manager, conductors, artists, sound and light technicians, stagehands and musicians.
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  • Represents the Symphony in a professional manner. The Assistant Stage Manager is usually one of the first people from the organization to arrive at service locations.
  • Supervises, in conjunction with the Stage and Operations Manager, the activities of stagehands at all service locations, and of the sound and light technicians at all venue locations. In the Stage and Operations Manager’s absence, coordinates crew calls as well as monitors and reports the crew hours for payment.
  • Directs stage operations for performances when the Stage and Operations Manager is not present, “calling” the sequence of each performance, ensuring that concerts start on time and run smoothly.
  • Drives, travels with or precedes the orchestra equipment truck to all services in and out of town. Arrives early enough to ensure that the concert site is ready for the orchestra no later than one hour before the scheduled start of the service.
  • Assists the Stage and Operations Manager with the moving, storage, inventory and maintenance of all Symphony-owned equipment. Whenever necessary, assists the Stage and Operations Manager with truck rental for transportation of orchestra equipment, and drives the truck as needed.
  • Works closely with the Stage Manager and Operations Manager to ensure safe, efficient, cost-effective and smooth operations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Stage and Operations Manager or the Personnel Manager.
Job Title: General Manager
Department: Concert Production
Date: June 8, 2018
Shift/Hours/Days: Monday-Friday; some nights and weekends
Reports to: Executive Director
Supervises: Manager of Artistic Planning, Personnel Manager, Stage & Operations Manager, Associate Librarian
Compensation: Commensurate with Experience
Status: Exempt 

 The San Antonio Symphony invites applications for the General Manager position. Reporting to the Executive Director, this is a full time exempt position beginning immediately. 

Job Summary: The General Manager is responsible for all aspects of managing the artistic resources of the San Antonio Symphony in order to achieve the orchestra’s mission. To that end, the General Manager is responsible for all aspects of the Symphony Operation’s budget and for the planning and executing of all orchestra services. 

Requirements:

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Music, Arts Administration or related field
Experience:
A minimum of five years-experience working in orchestras or music related fields
Skills: 
Excellent communication and motivational skills

Job Title: Marketing Coordinator
Department: Marketing and Public Relations
Date: June 18, 2018
Shift/Hours/Days: Monday-Friday; some nights and weekends
Reports To: Director of Marketing
Compensation: Commensurate with experience STATUS: Exempt

 The San Antonio Symphony invites applications for the Marketing Coordinator position. Reporting to the Director of Marketing, this is a full-time. exempt position beginning immediately. 

Job Summary: The Marketing Coordinator for audience engagement works as a direct report to the Director of Marketing and serves the San Antonio Symphony in a capacity that provides our current audiences and patrons with a level of service that is both accommodating and cultivating. The candidate for this position is expected to be a marketing and administrative generalist who has the capability to be data and systems oriented, and also comfortable with public facing. This position, while rooted in audience engagement, will have the opportunity and may be required in certain instances to venture into public affairs execution, as well. 

Requirements:

Education: Bachelor’s Degree and/or equivalent experience in the performing arts.
Experience: At least 3 years relevant experience in marketing, patron services, arts administration, events planning/coordination, and/or a similar field.

Skills: Experience working within multicultural environments.

Job Title: Director of Finance
Department: Accounting
Date: June 8, 2018
Shift/Hours/Days: Monday-Friday; some nights and weekends
Reports To: Executive Director
Supervises: Staff Accountant
Compensation: Commensurate with Experience
Status: Exempt

The San Antonio Symphony invites applications for the Director of Finance position. Reporting to the Executive Director, this is a full time exempt position beginning immediately. 

Job Summary: The Director of Finance is responsible for the business and financial operations of the organization, including financial planning, control, and reporting. The Director of Finance is also responsible for the preparation of the annual operating budget and long-range plan financial projections, monthly financial statements, banking relations, information systems management, facilities operations, and the administration of payroll, employee benefits, and personnel policies 

Requirements:

Education: Bachelor’s Degree and/or equivalent experience in the performing arts.
Experience: At least 3 years relevant experience in marketing, patron services, arts administration, events planning/coordination, and/or a similar field.

Skills: Experience working within multicultural environments.

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