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



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.  

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

Subscription Sales Specialist

As a Subscription Sales Specialist you represent a treasured organization whose mission is to deliver exceptional musical experiences to our community. You will be responsible for generating new season-ticket holders by contacting recent, qualified prospects as well as renewing existing patrons, by phone. Ideal candidates are goal driven, well spoken, extremely dependable and energetic arts enthusiasts. Experience with sales (inside/outside sales, fundraising, business development, stock brokerage work, real estate, and telemarketing) is extremely beneficial.

For more information, including how to apply, click here.

No telephone calls /No agency resumes accepted. EOE M/F/V/D
Job Type: Part-time


The Charlotte Symphony announces the following orchestral vacancies:

Principal Trumpet
Auditions:        March 4, 5 & 6, 2018
Please note that resume deadline for this audition has passed.

Principal Bassoon
Auditions:         May 6, 7 & 8, 2018
                         (Prelims: May 6 & 7 only; Semifinals/Finals: May 8)

Resumes due:  March 1, 2018

Employment for this position is available starting in September 2018.

One full-time, permanent position is available.  If the position is won by a current member of the orchestra, the runner-up may be offered the resulting vacancy.

The 2018-2019 season is 37 weeks, which includes a 4-week optional Summer Season.
The minimum weekly salary for this position is $1,311.78.

Benefits 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 contribtion to AFM/Employer's Pension plan.

To Apply: Please send a 1-page resume to auditions@charlottesymphony.org
                 Please put "Principal Bassoon" in the subject line of your email.
                 MSWord or PDF format strongly suggested for resumes.

The list of required audition reperotire will be posted here soon; please check back.

The Charlotte Symphony Orchestra is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Minorities are encouraged to apply.