Employment & Auditions

Charlotte Symphony

First Citizens Bank Plaza | 128 S. Tryon St., Ste. 350 | Charlotte, NC 28202
Administration: 704.972.2003 | Ticket Office: 704.972.2000 | Fax: 704.972.2011

Employment

 

Position: Gifts Officer

Position Summary:
The Gift Officer (GO) is responsible for developing and implementing strategies for securing financial support from a portfolio of individual and corporate donors and prospects giving $5,000 to $15,000 and will be responsible for delivering $ 250,000 - $500,000 in revenue annually.
 
The GO reports to the Vice President of Development and will manage a portfolio of 100-150 individuals, including identifying, qualifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding major gifts.
The GO works independently and also as a member of the Symphony's Development team, and coordinates his/her activities with those of other departments, as needed.

For complete information, including how to apply, please click here

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Position: Direct Sales Manager


Position Summary:
The Direct Sales Manager is responsible for all group sales as well as managing the telemarketing department. In this dual role the Manager is responsible for running an outbound telemarketing campaign to increase subscription sales, hiring and supervising callers, and reporting on daily and weekly sales activity. The Manager is also responsible for identifying and cultivating group sales prospects with incentives to purchase tickets to Symphony concerts at a discounted rate. The position reports to the Director of Marketing and works closely with the marketing and ticket office staff to coordinate efforts with planned subscription and single ticket campaigns. Compensation is base salary plus commission and bonus.

For complete information, including how to apply, please click here

Auditions


The Charlotte Symphony announces auditons for the following orchestral vacancies:

Section First Violin (to include Section Second Violin when needed)

Auditions:          September 26 & 27, 2016
Resumes due:   Resumes are no longer being accepted.


For the list of required audition repertoire, please click here.

One full-time, permanent position is available. Employment is available at the winning candidate's earliest availabililty, subject to the Charlotte Symphony's schedule.

The 2016-2017 minimum weekly salary for this position is $1,071.61.  The 2016-2017 season is 37 weeks, which includes an optional 4-week Summer Season.

Benefits of employment include three weeks' paid vacation; employee medical/dental/life insurance (with payroll deduction equivalent to 10% of total plan individual monthly premium); instrument insurance; and 8.72% employer contribution to the AFM/Employer's Pension Plan.
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Section Cello

Auditions:          October 31, 2016 & November 1, 2016 (November 1 if needed)
Resumes due:   Resumes are no longer being accepted. 


For the list of required audition repertoire, please cick here.

One full-time, permanent position is available. Employment is available at the winning candidate's earliest availbililty, subject to the Charlotte Symphony's schedule.

The 2016-2017 minimum weekly salary for this position is $1,071.61.  The 2016-2017 season is 37 weeks, which includes an optional 4-week Summer Season.

Benefits of employment include three weeks' paid vacation; employee medical/dental/life insurance (with payroll deduction equivalent to 10% of total plan individual monthly premium); instrument insurance; and 8.72% employer contribution to the AFM/Employer's Pension Plan.
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Section & E-Flat Clarinet

Auditions:           November 6-7, 2016
Resumes due:   September 15, 2016


The list of required audition repertoire will be posted here shortly; please check back.

One full-time, permanent position is available.  Employment is available at the winning candidate's earliest availability, subject to the Charlotte Symphony's schedule.

The 2016-2017 season is 37 weeks, which includes a 4-week optional Summer Season. The 2016-2017 minimum weekly salary for this position is $1,071.61. Doubling for E-flat clarinet is compensated at an additional 30% per each service doubled.

Benefits of employment include three weeks' paid vacation; employee medical/dental/life insurance (with
payroll deduction equivalent to 10% of total plan individual monthly premium); instrument insurance; and 8.72% employer contribution to AFM/Employer's Pension plan.
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Second Trumpet

Auditions:          November 13-14, 2016
Resumes due:   September 15, 2016

The list of required audition repertoire will be posted here shortly; please check back.

One full-time, permanent position is available. Employment is available at the winning candidate's earliest availability after January 1, 2017.

The 2016-2017 season is 37 weeks, which includes a 4-week optional Summer Season. The 2016-2017 minimum weekly salary for this position is $1,071.61.

Benefits of employment include three weeks' paid vacation; employee medical/dental/life Insurance (with
payroll deduction equivalent to 10% of total plan individual monthly premium); instrument insurance: and 8.72% employer contribution to AFM/Employer's Pension plan. 
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Principal Percussion

Auditions:          February 5, 6 & 7, 2017
Resumes due:   November 1, 2016

The list of required audition repertoire will be posted here shortly; please check back.

One full-time, permanent position is available.  Employment is available starting in September 2017.  

The 2016-2017 minimum weekly salary for this position is $1,285.93.  The 2016-2017 season is 37 weeks, which includes an optional 4-week Summer Season.  

Benefits of employment include three weeks' paid vacation; employee medical/dental/life insurance (with payroll deduction equivalent to 10% of total plan individual monthly premium); instrument insurance; and 8.72% employer contribution to the AFM/Employer's Pension Plan.  All provisions of the CSO Master Agreement are subject to renegotiation for the 2017-2018 season, which is the first season for which employment in this position is available.
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To Apply for Orchestra Auditions:

Highly qualified candidates please send a one-page resume (MSWord or PDF format only) by the required deadline to auditions@charlottesymphony.org. Please put the position name that you are applying for (e.g., "Section First Violin") in the subject line of your email. 


Updated July 5, 2016

 

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