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.

  • Theatrical Technical Director

    SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:

    The Technical Director reports directly to the Director, Music & Arts Community Center and provides oversight of all technical production activities in support of the mission of the Gulf Coast Symphony and the Music & Arts Community Center (MACC). The Technical Director actively manages the technical operations and provides administrative support for the events at rental facilities, events at the MACC, and general maintenance at the MACC.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    • Carry out and oversee all aspects of technical production for concerts, productions, and other events.
    • Collaborate with all company departments, participating in solutions-oriented brainstorming in multiple disciplines.
    • Sound: supervise all audio needs, including operation of Behringer mixing consoles, live and recording environments, and minimal post-production mixing.
    • Lighting: supervise all lighting needs including install, focus, and operation of ETC control desk, and intelligent lighting fixtures.
    • Video: Supervise video for events as needed, including live broadcast, recordings and I-MAG at large scale concerts.
    • Ensure that equipment is used, stored properly, and maintained in good working order.
    • Direct and supervise the technical department staff
    • Determine and manage all technical production needs for all productions at all locations
    • Create and implement incoming rental logistical plans
    • Direct and supervise all crews, including vendor crews to ensure compliance with any and all local regulations, including IATSE as required
    • Ensure compliance with laws and regulations regarding all licensing, permits, certificates and relevant documentation relevant to the performances of Gulf Coast Symphony
    • Develop and implement near and long term technical budgets and individual project budgets
    • Track and review stage crew hours, submit payroll to the Director, Music & Arts Community Center
    • Manage production equipment logistics
    • Manage creation of appropriate technical paperwork for all Gulf Coast Symphony events
    • Research competitive pricing for all purchases and rentals including shipping and support personnel
    • Maintain expense budget within boundaries of project budgets
    • Prepare check requests for reconciliation of expenditures
    • Provide additional project management and consultation as required
    • Other duties, as assigned.

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Technical Theater or related field preferred
    • 5 years of experience in technical production required, with a demonstrated track record of increased responsibility or the equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provide the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for success in the role.
    • Must posses and maintain a valid Florida driver’s license.
    • Must maintain and regularly check a valid email address.
    • Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills
    • Positive attitude with a willingness to work and learn in a fast-paced environment
    • Initiative and ability to perform tasks with little supervision
    • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
    • Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects simultaneously

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

    • Ability to continuously stand or walk during an assigned shift.
    • Ability to bend, squat, climb stairs, stoop, reach, push, exert up to 100 pounds of force on an occasional basis and lift 50 pounds occasionally. Normal visual acuity, field of vision, hearing, speaking, color perception, sense of smell, depth perception and texture perception.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Track record of successful leadership with IATSE crew members and general knowledge of CBA rules
    • Familiarity with the performing arts, specifically in the area of concert production, is strongly preferred
    • Theatrical or concert lighting system maintenance and operation
    • Broadcast video systems and video editing workflows
    • Basic knowledge of music and or theater is strongly preferred

    Job type: Full-time


    Apply

    To apply, please send resume, references, and salary requirements to jobs@gulfcoastsymphony.org.

    Gulf Coast Symphony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value Diversity, Inclusion, Equity, and Access across all levels of our organization.

  • 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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