Full-Time Job Executive Director
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The Maryland Symphony Orchestra is western Maryland’s premier professional performing arts group serving audiences from the quad-state region of Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia.
Performing its concerts in the beautifully restored 1,255 seat Maryland Theatre in downtown Hagerstown, the MSO, now in its 35th anniversary season, performs five pairs of classical concerts, two Pops concerts, two “Home for the Holidays” programs, an annual outdoor concert – Salute to Independence – on the historic Antietam National Battlefield (audiences of 30,000+), run-outs to Frostburg State U and the Wisp Resort in western Maryland, as well as a comprehensive series of educational programs. The current budget is $1.5 million.
The orchestra is seeking a dynamic individual for the full-time position of Executive Director to manage the human and financial resources of the MSO in order to achieve the orchestra’s mission. S/he will be responsible and accountable for all aspects of the organization, including planning, fundraising, external relations, marketing and promotion, concert production, artistic administration, education, financial management, contract negotiations and general operations. The Executive Director will work closely with the Music Director, Elizabeth Schulze, and report to the Board of Directors through the Board President.
The successful candidate will have a minimum of five years of senior level management of an orchestra or similar performing arts organization and have a passion for and knowledge of classical music. S/he will have excellent communication skills and will represent the MSO throughout the community. Candidates should have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree.
To apply: please submit a cover letter that describes your interest and qualifications for the position. Include your resume, the names of professional references and salary requirements. All applications will be treated as confidential.
Applications can be sent to the following address (email or regular mail):
Maryland Symphony Orchestra
30 W. Washington Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Submission deadline: Monday, March 13, 2017
|• Job Title:||Executive Director|
|• Job Type:||Full-Time Job|
|• Employer:||Maryland Symphony Orchestra, Inc.|
|• Location:||Hagerstown, Maryland, United States|