Status: Part-time/Temporary (July 11 – December 9, 2022)
The Student Concerts Coordinator provides support to the Director of Education for the Student Concerts. This position is responsible for administering the logistics for the attendance of school groups attending the Houston Symphony’s Student Concerts during the 2022-23 season.
Essential Job Functions:
Manage registration of schools attending the 2022-23 Student Concerts including, but not limited to: creating/maintaining registration forms and wait-lists; inputting orders into ticketing database (Tessitura); sending and tracking receipt of follow-up documentation; receiving and tracking payments; processing changes to orders.
Develop layout of content for teacher resource materials (using videos/ideas developed by Community-Embedded Musicians) to post on webpage and design concert or orchestra-related trivia/activity slides displayed before and after concerts
Update and maintain email distribution lists in Excel
Send seating assignments and detailed day-of arrival instructions to each of the schools attending
Develop and print information packets and signage
Provide on-the-ground support on concert days, including distribution of radios, signage, and providing direction to volunteers
Collaborative, optimistic, and team-oriented attitude
Proactive, highly organized, and thorough workstyle with excellent attentiveness to detail
Experience/background in classical music
A passion for music education; experience in music education is a plus
Strong customer service skills, including effective verbal and written communication
Superior interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders
Strong proficiency in Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Office, including advanced features in Excel and PowerPoint
Proven experience with learning new software quickly; experience with Tessitura is a plus
Average of 20 hours per week between July 11 – December 9, 2022
At least 8 hours of the above should be during the school day; remaining hours can be flexible
Must be available for all Student Concert dates (Nov 1, 2, 3, 8, 15, 30, and Dec 1, 2022)
Application Deadline: May 31, 2022 (Please include a Cover Letter and Resume with your application)
Internal Number: 20220006
About Houston Symphony
Founded in 1913, the Houston Symphony is one of America’s oldest performing arts organizations with a distinguished musical history. The Houston Symphony performs over 170 concerts for more than 350,000 people every year, featuring an innovative and broad spectrum of classical, popular, education and community-based symphonic programming.