The Impact and Innovation team at the San Diego Symphony leads the organization’s social impact and learning programs, building connections with cultural institutions, nonprofit organizations, community leaders, and schools to advance the orchestra’s role as an international cultural ambassador, civic leader, and hub for local community activity.
The Social Impact & Leadership Programs Manager is responsible for designing community engagement, leadership, and workforce development programs that build a sense of belonging and connection. Programs include, but are not limited to, Music Connects, High School Ambassadors, and Park Activation activities. In addition, the person in this position oversees the development and stewardship of partnerships with community partners in the Promise Zone region.
The ideal candidate will be energetic, detail-oriented and have experience building partnerships with nonprofit organizations and local community leaders. They should also exhibit strong project management and problem-solving skills, be an excellent and empathetic communicator, enjoy building relationships and leading collaboratively. A commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, along with a willingness to engage in personal and organizational reflection, critical dialogue and growth is expected.
The San Diego Symphony is committed to a workplace in which every employee has equitable opportunities and support, and experiences a sense of belonging. Individuals with diverse backgrounds, identities, and experiences are encouraged to apply.
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Passion for symphonic music and community engagement
3 – 5 years prior work experience in music, social services, leadership development or related field
Bilingual in Spanish preferred
Demonstrated written, verbal, and interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
Ability to manage multiple projects in many stages at once, thriving in a fast-paced environment
Collaborative and effective team player, with ability to anticipate internal and external stakeholder needs
Computer literacy in Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Evenings and weekends required
Additional Salary Information: This position is full-time with excellent benefits, based at San Diego Symphony locations: The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park and the Jacobs Music Center. There is also flexibility for this position to be hybrid (work from home and on site).
About San Diego Symphony Orchestra
The San Diego Symphony Orchestra: Changing Lives Through Music