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West Seattle Community Orchestras

Orchestra Manager

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The West Seattle Community Orchestras (WSCO) is a thriving and growing community arts non-profit organization seeking a new Orchestra Manager. The ideal candidate for this part-time position would be able to assume the responsibility for the general operations of a multi-group, 230+ member, board-run organization.

Including but not limited to the following tasks:
Overall responsibility for planning and execution of programs of the organization
Communication and coordination between board, conductors, coaches, and members
Lead and coordinate support staff, music librarian, and volunteers
Coordinate weekly rehearsals, concerts, and special events
Attend weekly Tuesday rehearsals, quarterly concerts, and special events as scheduled
Attend monthly meetings of WSCO’s Board of Directors; provide input to the work of key committees such as budgeting and staffing

Hours will vary depending on the time of year but will average about 10 hours per week, with roughly 50% of the job performed remotely and 50% in person. Hours and duties may also fluctuate based on the current COVID-19 related risks. Compensation and responsibilities will be commensurate with the successful candidate’s abilities, experience, and ambition. This is an excellent opportunity to work with a vibrant organization in our community.

Required Skills:
Strong communication and people skills
Highly organized and self-directed
Reliable access to a computer with internet
Experience with Google G Suite
Basic knowledge of music and experience playing in an orchestra

Preferred skills:
1-3 years experience in arts administration
Basic website skills for updates/minor formatting
Experience managing a team of staff or volunteers

If interested in the position, please submit a cover letter and resume to hiring@wscorchestras.org.

More Information: www.wscorchestras.org