Open Positions:

To apply for any of these positions please send cover letter, resume, and references to jobs@gulfcoastsymphony.org

The Gulf Coast Symphony is an equal opportunity employer.  No calls please.

  • Marketing and Communications Intern

    Summary:

    Work is assigned and supervised by the Director of Marketing. Given the nature of non-profit work, the candidate must have a passion for public sector service and marketing of live events. An ideal candidate will want to gain experience in social media management, email marketing and website administration.  Assignments are expected to be carried out under limited supervision within the office or remotely, therefore only candidates with sound judgment, time management skills, and internal motivation should apply.

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Assist in the creation of electronic communications, marketing messages, proofreading, editing and posting to social media sites
    • Assist with website edits and updates
    • Provide operational and administrative support as needed
    • Attending company meetings as needed

    Qualifications / Education:

    The best candidate will be chosen from a pool of currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate students who can demonstrate that they seek to gain hands on experience in marketing. They will demonstrate attention to detail and the ability to clearly communicate in person, on the telephone and in writing.

    Requirements:

    • Minimum 10 hours a week spent in the office.
    • Submittal of all work assignments within determined deadlines.
    • Familiarity with ActiveCampaign/Mailchimp, WordPress, Tessitura and/or Adobe Creative Suite (preferable)

    Compensation:

    $100/week stipend paid for the duration of the internship.

    Application process: Interested candidates should forward a resume, major course listings, and a writing/project sample of their choosing to internships@gulfcoastsymphony.org. Candidates will be invited to interview based on submitted materials.

    The Gulf Coast Symphony is an equal opportunity employer.

  • Arts Education Intern

    Summary:

    Work is assigned and supervised by the Director of the Gulf Coast Symphony Music & Arts Community Center. Intern will work closely with the Executive Director and the administrative team. Given the nature of non-profit work, the candidate must have a passion for public sector service and art education. An ideal candidate will want to gain experience in developing education programming for artists of all ages and levels of ability. Assignments are expected to be carried out under limited supervision within the office or remotely, therefore only candidates with sound judgment, time management skills, and internal motivation should apply.

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Perform background research
    • Host virtual classes
    • Manage the organization’s student database (Tessitura)
    • Collaborate with Marketing team to promote programming
    • Provide operational and administrative support as needed
    • Provide documentation and analysis of programs

    Qualifications / Education:

    The best candidate will be chosen from a pool of currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate students who can demonstrate that they seek to gain hands-on experience in arts education. They will demonstrate attention to detail and the ability to clearly communicate in person, on the telephone and in writing.

    Requirements:

    • Minimum 10 hours a week spent in the office.
    • Submittal of all work assignments within determined deadlines.

    Compensation:

    $100/week stipend paid for the duration of the internship.

    Application process: Interested candidates should forward a resume, major course listings, and a writing/project sample of their choosing to internships@gulfcoastsymphony.org. Candidates will be invited to interview based on submitted materials.

    The Gulf Coast Symphony is an equal opportunity employer.

  • Non-Profit Development (Fundraising) Intern

    Summary:

    Work is assigned and supervised by the Development Manager of the Gulf Coast Symphony. Intern will work closely with the Executive Director and the Development Committee of the Board of Directors. Given the nature of non-profit work, the candidate must have a passion for public sector service and the arts. An ideal candidate will want to gain experience in fundraising best practices in the areas of communication and database management. Assignments are expected to be carried out under limited supervision within the office or remotely, therefore only candidates with sound judgment, time management skills, and internal motivation should apply.

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Research and supporters
    • Cultivate relationships with donors
    • Manage the organization’s donor database (Tessitura)
    • Track and evaluate fundraising efforts
    • Organize events
    • Develop and draft internal and external documents and materials to build or retain relationships with donors, volunteers, community members, and other supporters of the organization.

    Qualifications / Education:

    The best candidate will be chosen from a pool of currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate students who can demonstrate that they seek to gain hands-on experience in fundraising. They will demonstrate attention to detail and the ability to clearly communicate in person, on the telephone and in writing.

    Requirements:

    • Minimum 10 hours a week spent in the office.
    • Submittal of all work assignments within determined deadlines.

    Compensation:

    $100/week stipend paid for the duration of the internship.

    Application process: Interested candidates should forward a resume, major course listings, and a writing/project sample of their choosing to internships@gulfcoastsymphony.org. Candidates will be invited to interview based on submitted materials.

    The Gulf Coast Symphony is an equal opportunity employer.

  • Arts Administration Intern

    Summary:

    Work is assigned and supervised by the Executive Director of the Gulf Coast Symphony. Intern will work closely with the administrative team to execute a season of productions at the Music & Arts Center and the Barbara B Mann Performance Center. Given the nature of non-profit work, the candidate must have a passion for public sector service and live event production. An ideal candidate will want to gain experience in managing the artistic aspects of live events. Assignments are expected to be carried out under limited supervision within the office or remotely, therefore only candidates with sound judgment, time management skills, and internal motivation should apply.

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Update Databases
    • Create and distribute rehearsal/performance schedules
    • Assist with Music Library Inventory
    • Setup for orchestra rehearsals
    • Provide operational and administrative support as needed
    • ●      Attend staff meetings as needed

    Qualifications / Education:

    The best candidate will be chosen from a pool of currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate students who can demonstrate that they seek to gain hands-on experience in arts management. They will demonstrate attention to detail and the ability to clearly communicate in person, on the telephone and in writing. Successful candidates will be familiar with symphonic, pops, and opera music.

    Requirements:

    • Minimum 10 hours a week spent in the office.
    • Submittal of all work assignments within determined deadlines.

    Compensation:

    $100/week stipend paid for the duration of the internship.

    Application process: Interested candidates should forward a resume, major course listings, and a writing/project sample of their choosing to internships@gulfcoastsymphony.org. Candidates will be invited to interview based on submitted materials.

    The Gulf Coast Symphony is an equal opportunity employer.

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