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Staff Employment & Internships

The Cleveland Orchestra is looking for dynamic, creative individuals with the skills, knowledge, and experience to join our staff and support one of the world’s finest orchestral institutions.  We offer an excellent salary and benefits package as well as providing the exceptional opportunity for you to contribute your talents and expertise. 

To apply for a position posted below, except as noted for specific a position, please email your resume and letter of application in Word format to HR@clevelandorchestra.com, or you can fill out the Employment Application Form and return it to us by email or mail.

The Cleveland Orchestra is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Open Staff Positions 

Marketing Manager, Cleveland Orchestra Miami

Cleveland Orchestra Miami is looking for an enterprising, creative individual to fill the position of Marketing Manager. The Marketing Manager is responsible for the strategic planning and implementation of all sales and marketing activities for Cleveland Orchestra Miami. This position collaborates with members of the Cleveland-based marketing team to generate campaign ideas specific to the Miami market, coordinate the production of creative, prepare revenue and expense budgets, generate pricing, and forecast revenues and expenses.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing or related field required, along with 3-5 years experience in sales and/or  marketing.
  • Thorough knowledge of the principals of sales & marketing with a track record of achieving sales and budget goals.
  • Strong collaboration skills to works well in a team environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral/written communication skills; ability to work with a diverse group of people. 
  • Self motivated with the ability to work independently, think strategically, and offer solutions.
  • High level of creativity with attention to detail, along with the ability to adapt quickly and responsively to changing priorities and schedules while meeting deadlines. Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in computer software applications, particularly the Microsoft Office Suite. Familiarity with Tessitura a plus, but not required.
  • Able to work a flexible schedule that may include evenings, weekends, and some holidays.
  • Ability to successfully integrate the work of a remote office location into the larger framework of The Cleveland Orchestra office in Cleveland, Ohio in a manner that is consistent with both local and institutional philosophy and goals.
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with classical repertoire preferred.
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred.


Associate House Manager

The Cleveland Orchestra is seeking a dynamic individual to join the team as the Associate House Manager. This position supports concerts and events at Severance Hall through the management of logistics, patron services, safety procedures, staff and volunteer scheduling and assignments and front-of-house management activities. In this role, the Associate House Manager is a highly visible ambassador for The Cleveland Orchestra with responsibility to ensure excellence in the total concert/event experience at Severance Hall.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Communications or another related discipline required.
  • One to three years’ experience in performing arts and/or special event management.
  • Knowledge of and the ability to deliver excellent customer service that consistently exceeds the customer’s expectations.
  • Ability to convey a professional image and attitude using independent, mature judgment.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills to successfully interact with multiple constituencies and diverse groups of people. 
  • Ability to quickly assess and resolve conflict in a professional, diplomatic manner.
  • Strong administrative, organizational and detail-oriented skills. 
  • Obtain and maintain active First Aid, CPR and AED certification. Ability to assess and calmly lead others in emergency situations.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and database management systems.
  • Able to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and some holidays. 


Stewardship Coordinator – Institutional Giving

As part of the Philanthropy team at The Cleveland Orchestra, the Stewardship Coordinator assists in the planning and execution of fundraising and event logistics for our annual Gala; logistics related to entertaining corporate, foundation, and government donors; and philanthropic recognition servicing year-round at Severance Hall and Blossom Music Festival.

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 2-4 years of nonprofit experience.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Professionalism in working with high-level donors and board members.
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail is essential.
  • Good organizational skills with the ability to multi-task, prioritize, and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently interact with all internal and external constituency groups.
  • Excellent computer skills in the Microsoft Office Suite.  Familiarity with fundraising software, especially Tessitura is highly desirable.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends as necessary.
  • General knowledge of fundraising practices and knowledge of orchestral music is highly desirable.

Development Associate – Database Operations

The Cleveland Orchestra has an opening for an Operations Associate in its dynamic Development Department. The Associate joins a team of researchers and fundraisers and will be responsible for supporting the research and data management functions through preparation of prospect reports, gift recording, processing and reporting, balancing daily accounts, donor account information, profile preparation and general support to the research team.

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, information technology, or related field required.
  • One to three years of experience in database management or technical support; familiarity with fundraising operations highly desirable.
  • Familiarity with Tessitura highly desirable.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.
  • Superior organizational skills; a high attention to detail is essential.
  • Analytical skills to interpret data and design custom reports.
  • Ability to balance a highly technical function with an outstanding level of customer service.


Development Associate – Trustee Giving

The Cleveland Orchestra has an opening for a Development Associate in its dynamic Development department. The Associate joins a team of fundraising managers to provide administrative and operational support for the Director of Individual Giving. This position represents the department to the highest level constituents in Cleveland and Miami. He/she will support the management of trustee/board member needs, major capital campaign fundraising and annual fund activities, assistance with administration of selected committee meetings/activities, and general administrative support.

  • Associate’s Degree required, Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • 2-4 years administrative office experience required.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills (proofreading, grammar, and punctuation).
  • Professional demeanor including the ability to interact effectively with all internal and external constituency groups.
  • Excellent organizational skills with a high attention to detail.
  • Solid time management skills with the ability to multi-task in a fast paced work environment.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in computer software programs, particularly the Microsoft Office Suite, and data base applications.

 
Development Associate – Institutional Giving

The Cleveland Orchestra has an opening for a Development Associate in its dynamic Development department. This position is responsible for providing administrative and operational support for the director and the division of Institutional Giving toward advancing our corporate, foundation, and government relationships.

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 1-3 years of nonprofit experience.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Professionalism in working with high-level donors and board members.
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail is essential.
  • Good organizational skills with the ability to multi-task, prioritize, and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently interact with all internal and external constituency groups.
  • Excellent computer skills in the Microsoft Office Suite. Familiarity with fundraising software, especially Tessitura is highly desirable.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends as necessary.
  • General knowledge of fundraising practices and knowledge of orchestral music is highly desirable.