Auditions & Opportunities

Open Positions

Join our team to help support the Orlando Philharmonic in our mission to enrich and inspire the diverse communities of Central Florida through the transformative power of live music.

See below for Administrative Staff openings, and upcoming Orchestra Auditions.

Title: Marketing Coordinator
Reports to: Director of Marketing & Sales
Status: Full-time, non-exempt

Position Summary
The Marketing Coordinator is responsible for supporting the marketing, communications, and public relations efforts for the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra. Responsibilities include email, social media, copywriting, select design work, and supporting day-to-day marketing efforts for multiple departments. The position will also perform administrative duties for the marketing department, concert attendance and some weekend work is required, and a high attention to detail and someone who is a self-starter is a must.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities
• Write, edit, and deploy email messaging for all sales, development, and education department
• Manage creation of social media content, paid social media advertising, and institutional marketing
• Update and maintain Orlando Philharmonic website
• Write press and media releases
• Maintain media list and press contacts
• Write key communications for key Philharmonic constituents via email or social media keeping consistent in brand voice
• Liaison with other departments on required marketing support
• Maintain traffic flow and content calendar for marketing and sales team
• Submit concerts and performances on event sites and local event calendars
• Coordinate with internal departments and outside vendors on collateral (ex. Business cards, envelopes, mailings, name tags)
• Assist with marketing department administrative tasks
• Coordinate with volunteers
• Complete timely tasks for marketing department
• Update marketing lists and maintain patron data in CRM system
• Attend concerts and events for Philharmonic and POC at marketing table for patrons
• Assist with post-concert and other department surveys

Qualifications
• Previous professional arts organization work is desired
• Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or Communications is preferred, or minimum 1-2 years equivalent experience
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a high attention to detail and ability to edit copy
• Basic graphic design work is desired
• Previous experience with copy writing, social media management, and working with media
• Deep knowledge and understanding of social media, email management, WordPress, and Google Analytics is desired
• Self-directed, creative, and flexible; able to problem-solve, multi-task, and adapt to changing priorities.
• Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook, with experience in Tessitura CRM preferred.
• Ability to stand for extended periods of time and lift/carry 20+ pounds, as needed for marketing table.

Compensation and Benefits
The Marketing Coordinator is a full-time, non-exempt, benefits-eligible position. Salary range is $35-38K, commensurate with experience and qualifications. The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra offers a comprehensive benefits package; 100% paid medical, vision, and long-term disability and life insurance, paid vacation, personal days, and sick leave.

Application Instructions
Send resume, cover letter, and salary expectations to: employment@orlandophil.org
We kindly request no phone calls regarding applications for employment.

The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

POSITION AVAILABLE: Part-Time Admin/Clerical Support

The Plaza Foundation, operator of The Plaza Live music venue (425 N Bumby, Orlando) and support organization to the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra, is seeking part time administrative / clerical support for The Plaza Live’s upcoming renovation project.  Work will be exciting, varied and often rapid-paced, including extensive meeting/project scheduling, presentation development, and communications supporting PR, Fundraising and Events. This is a ground-floor opportunity to be involved with one of Central Florida’s most storied, eclectic and versatile entertainment venues as we embark on a multi-million dollar renovation and technology update.

The successful candidate will be a self-starter and strong communicator, with excellent computer and organizational skills. The ability to anticipate needs and facilitate collaboration between numerous offices and participants is essential.

Skills and Attributes required:

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, working with Staff, Board, Design Team, Donors, Volunteers and other Project Partners.

High proficiency with Excel, Word, and Powerpoint OR Keynote.

Familiarity with data base management.

Event support experience, including communications and logistics coordination with vendors, talent, guests.

Professional, polished presentation and demeanor.

Desired skills:

Familiarity with architectural, theatrical, and/or musical production and lingo.

Event Planning experience.

Renovation/Rehab/Construction project support experience.

PR / Copy Writing proficiency.

Schedule requirements:

15-20 hours / typical week (with potential for increase as project develops).

Partially flexible schedule and location; typically will be required onsite (The Plaza Live) during late afternoons for meeting support Mon-Thurs.

Occasional evening events will be required.

Rate:

Commensurate with experience and demonstrated skills.

$16-22/hr.

This is not a benefitted position.

Interested applicants may send resume, letter of introduction and support materials to rkplazaproj@gmail.com. References will be requested of finalists.

The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Auditions

Date: Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Application Deadline: Friday, February 14, 2020
Position effective: September 01, 2020
Average Services per season: 120

Current pay rate is $143.50 per service according to the CBA effective through August 31, 2020.

 

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Please mail* your Application, Resume and $50 refundable deposit to:
(checks are made payable to the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra – No Cash Please)
Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
Attn: Audition Coordinator
425 N. Bumby Ave
Orlando FL 32803
* Applications and Deposits will not be accepted through email.

If you have any questions or concerns please email auditioncoordinator@orlandophil.org

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

The Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra operates under a Collective Bargaining Agreement with the Central Florida Musicians Association Local 389.

The Orlando Philharmonic is an equal opportunity employer

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