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3 Oct 2018

Full-Time General Manager

American Youth Philharmonic Orchestras  Annandale, Virginia, United States

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Job Description

Collaborate with Orchestra Manager managing all operational aspects of a 54-year-old, premier orchestra organization in the nation’s capital, including:  five orchestras, two chamber ensembles, percussion ensemble, harp ensemble, flute ensemble, clarinet ensemble, and concerts and annual orchestra auditions. Works closely with the Executive Director on all aspects of financial management, budgeting, planning, and reporting.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Orchestras
Share with Orchestra Manager in overseeing weekly rehearsal operations in conjunction with administrative, artistic, volunteer, and operations staff, including:

  • Book rehearsal spaces and communicate with contacts at rehearsal locations
  • Develop season rehearsal schedule in collaboration with Executive Director and Orchestra Manager
  • Supervise Production assistants during weekly rehearsals to ensure smooth weekly rehearsals
  • Work with Orchestra Manager to engage extra musicians when necessary
  • Secure sectional coaches as needed, in consultation with artistic staff
  • Work with Orchestra Manager as needed, to communicate with orchestra and coaching personnel

 

Concerts

Oversee on-site rehearsal and concert production in conjunction with administrative, artistic, volunteer, and operations staff, including:

  • Develop the concert schedule for each season in collaboration with Executive Director, Orchestra Manager and artistic staff
  • Book concert spaces and communicate with concert venue staff
  • Oversee concert operational staff to ensure all resources, equipment, and instruments are in place and operational
  • Monitor and enforce concert policies in collaboration with Executive Director and Orchestra Manager
  • Function as principal point of contact for guest artist(s) regarding logistics, hospitality, and execution of contract
  • Recruit front of house volunteers in collaboration with Orchestra Manager

 

Auditions

Responsible for coordination and running of auditions, including:

  • Book audition spaces and communicate with audition venue staff
  • Work with Executive Director, Orchestra Manager and artistic staff on timetable, personnel, and organization of auditions
  • Identify, secure, and manage judges
  • Manage operations throughout all audition periods in collaboration with Executive Director and Orchestra Manager

 

Administrative

Responsible for financial, accounting, and administrative processes and ensuring proper controls are in place

  • Assist the Executive Director in the development and controlling of the budget for all orchestras and ensembles
  • Assist the Executive Director with the development of financial analysis for new ensembles and projects
  • Assist the Executive Director with the development of financial and enrollment projections
  • Oversee the accounting processes and ensure they are in compliance with legal and accounting principles
  • Manage all Receivables related to tuition
  • Oversee Payables and ensure proper disbursement controls are in place
  • Maintain regular schedule of financial reporting to the Board of Directors, interacting with outsourced accountants as necessary
  • Assist the Executive Director in ensuring appropriate Human Resource policies, procedures, processes are in being followed and in compliance
  • Ensure IT systems are effective and protocols for the protection of data are in place

Special Projects

With Orchestra Manager, assist Executive Director with all event planning and logistics for special projects. Past projects have included sending a chamber ensemble to perform at the White House; organizing a cultural exchange project in Italy for a small group of students; producing a full-scale concert at the Italian Embassy; and touring with a full orchestra.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Send cover letter and resume to Dr. Graham Elliott at employment@aypo.org, or by mail to AYPO, 4026 Hummer Road, Annandale, VA 22003.
AYPO’s web address is www.aypo.org
The American Youth Philharmonic Orchestras is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Categories: Music. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: arts administration, arts management, manager, music, and performing arts. States: Virginia.

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