Available Job & Audition Opportunities at Virginia Symphony Orchestra

Open Auditions

No open auditions

Administrative Opportunities

Development Coordinator

The Virginia Symphony Orchestra Development team is searching for the ideal candidate to provide support for VSO programs and projects through the execution of special events, annual fund solicitations and data systems management. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, well organized, personable, is comfortable working with and analyzing data, as well as possess excellent oral and written communication skills.

To apply for this position, submit cover letter and resume to Emily Barnhill (ebarnhill@virginiasymphony.org), Senior Director of Development.


Operations Manager

The Virginia Symphony Orchestra is seeking an operations manager to oversee orchestra operations and production activities. The selected candidate will possess strong management skills and operations experience along with knowledge of classical repertoire.

To apply for this position, applicants should send credentials by February 22, 2019 to David Crane, DC Artists Service, LLC at  david@dcartistservice.com.


Part-Time Teleservices Representatives

To apply, submit cover letter and resume to Brooke Bates (bbates@virginiasymphony.org), Call Room Manager, and call 757.213.1423 and leave a message using your best phone voice.

The Virginia Symphony Orchestra is seeking teleservice representatives to make outbound phone calls for fundraising, ticket and subscription sales. This is an hourly position with the ability to earn commission and bonuses. All representatives will be trained to use an appropriate calling script, but must be able to control a telephone conversation in a courteous and relaxed manner and feel comfortable representing the VSO while asking for a financial commitment.

Production Crew Member

To apply, send resume and 3 references to Alex Partow (apartow@virginiasymphony.org).


Internship Opportunities

Marketing Internship

The Virginia Symphony Orchestra Marketing Department seeks a highly motivated intern to lend support in the areas of research and promotion.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and writing sample to Hannah Baumer, Manager of Marketing and Volunteer Resources, at hbaumer@virginiasymphony.org

Operations Internship

The Virginia Symphony Orchestra seeks a highly motivated Operations Intern to provide support in the areas of operations, production, and artistic support.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Stephen Slater, Interim Operations Manager – sslater@virginiasymphony.org (Please title email “Operations Intern”)

Development Internship

The Virginia Symphony Orchestra seeks a highly motivated individual to serve as an integral part of the VSO’s overall fundraising efforts to raise more than $3.1 million annually. The intern will lend support to the Development department in the areas of event planning, data management, grant writing, prospecting, and stewardship to further the organization’s fundraising initiatives.

Interested individuals should submit a cover letter and résumé to Lauren Pifer, Development Coordinator, at lpifer@virginiasymphony.org.

Volunteer Opportunities

For general volunteer inquiries, email Hannah Baumer at hbaumer@virginiasymphony.org

Virginia Symphony Orchestra League
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Virginia Symphony Society
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