The Seattle Symphony employs a talented and dedicated administrative staff.
We only accept applications for open positions as listed below.
Vice President of Artistic Planning
The Vice President of Artistic Planning is a senior member of the Seattle Symphony’s management team and reports to the President & CEO. The Vice President is responsible for leading and executing the Seattle Symphony’s multi-year artistic strategies in collaboration and consultation with Music Director and President & CEO. In addition to overseeing all programming for the Seattle Symphony including pops and popular culture concerts, the Vice President also oversees the programming for Benaroya Hall (which includes S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium, Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall and Octave 9: Raisbeck Music Center) including presenting touring ensembles and artists. This position requires both attention to detail and flexibility, and someone who embraces and exemplifies the Seattle Symphony values: Excellence, Innovation, Curiosity, Collaboration, Respect, Inclusivity, Integrity, and Service.
Assistant Sales Manager, Ticket Office
The Assistant Sales Manager will assist in the development, oversight, and management of a high-volume, fast-paced Ticket Office staff that emphasizes customer service and operates in a financially sound manner to meet the needs of the Seattle Symphony and BHMC, its presenters and patrons.
The Administrative Assistant plays an essential role in the daily operation of the Education & Community Engagement Department. This is part-time position, up to 20 hours per week.
Family & Community Program Manager
The Family & Community Program Manager plays an essential role in producing Seattle Symphony’s concerts for families and in deepening the connections with our local community. The successful candidate will be an education & community engagement professional with a solid understanding of and experience with program development, relationship cultivation, budgeting skills and event management. They will also have a deep appreciation of symphonic music, a diverse knowledge of and interest in non-classical music, experience working with families and community partners and a commitment to developing the Seattle Symphony’s position as a vital community asset.
Development Coordinator, Corporate Relations & Institutional Giving
The Development Coordinator for Corporate Relations and Institutional Giving provides support for the Seattle Symphony’s Institutional Giving Team and program. The primary focus for this position will be to work directly with the Director of Institutional Giving and the Corporate Giving Officer to enhance and expand the Seattle Symphony’s Institutional Giving program through administrative and logistical support. The Development Coordinator for Corporate Relations and Institutional Giving will work in collaboration with other Development Team members, as well as other Symphony administration staff.
The primary responsibility of the Facilities Coordinator is to provide exceptional administrative and organizational support for the Facilities Department, in an event driven organization. Responsible for administrative systems, procedures, record keeping and reporting for the Facilities Team; monitors administrative projects; processes and reviews supplier invoices. Manages various vendors. Assists with and Coordinates planning & scheduling of internal maintenance/repair activities and projects. Includes managing the Facilities CMMS system, creation of written facilities and engineering procedures, and assisting with event coordination as required.
Communications Fellow (Washington State Work Study)
The Communications Fellow will work closely with the Director of Content to gain an understanding of communications strategy and implementation at a major symphony orchestra. This task-oriented part-time fellowship is 15–19 hours per week.
Graphic Design Intern (Unpaid)
This Graphic Design Intern position is an unpaid internship. The intern will work with the graphic design department to gain real-world experience at a major symphony orchestra. This task-oriented, part-time, unpaid internship is 16-20 hours per week with flexibility for class schedules. Schedule must allow for minimum two 8-hour days a week.
Sales and Fundraising Representatives
The outbound representative is responsible for generating new season ticket holders and donors to the Orchestra by contacting recent, qualified prospects and renewing donors and patrons, and urging them to commit to season tickets or donations, helping, to further advance audience development efforts for the Seattle Symphony Orchestra.