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

Work With Us

Want to be part of a leading arts organization that strives to make our community a better place to live? Here at the Symphony, we believe in the power of music to connect and strengthen our community, and we do just that through exceptional musical experiences, on and off the stage.

Open Positions

Major Gifts Officer

Charlotte Symphony is searching for an experienced major gifts office who loves music and supports the CSO's vision that all children deserve access to quality music education.
The Major Gifts Officer is charged with securing funds for the Charlotte Symphony by managing a group of qualified donors and prospects, assuring that as many as possible are retained as continuing donors and are upgraded in their giving and involvement with the CSO. Ongoing responsibilities include qualifying prospects through face-to-face meetings; creating and managing individual solicitation and stewardship plans for a portfolio of 80-100 donors and prospects; monitoring and reporting on progress toward Key Performance Indicators; and engaging senior staff, board members and other volunteers in the solicitation and stewardship process.

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Personnel Manager

The Personnel Manager is an integral part of the CSO's Artistic/Operations team and oversees the professional execution of duties related to hiring and caring for contract, substitute and extra musicians. You will oversee the application of the Master Agreement, scheduling contract musicians, hiring substitutes and extras, and preparing all aspects of payroll. You develop and manage all budgets related to orchestra personnel, issues individual musician contracts, manages season calendar and weekly orchestra schedule and rehearsal orders. The Personnel Manager serves as the primary liaison between the musicians, the Music Director and the administration.

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Planned Giving Officer

The Charlotte Symphony seeks a dynamic professional to fill the role of Planned Giving Officer on a part-time basis.  Working with a committee of volunteers who have made provisions for the CSO in their own estate plans, the Planned Giving Officer will be responsible for coordinating all aspects of the CSO's planned giving initiative, including marketing, prospect research and face-to-face solicitation.  The ideal candidate will have experience as a financial advisor, planned giving officer or major gifts officer and have successfully secured or facilitated a significant number of planned gifts.  The Charlotte Symphony is the grateful recipient of the support of a loyal patron base.  This planned giving initiative will serve both the CSO and its patrons, ensuring the future of the institution for generations to come.  

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