Employment Opportunities


The San Diego Symphony Orchestra Association, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit arts corporation, is currently accepting employment applications for the following open positions:


No openings at this time.


Institutional Advancement (Development)

Special Events Coordinaor ‐ This position provides administrative support to the Special Events Manager and Institutional Advancement Department of the San Diego Symphony. The position will work closely with the team in performing administrative functions required for the smooth and exceptional execution of San Diego Symphony special events. Duties will include but are not limited to managing event related correspondence, assisting with budget management, working with volunteers, and researching topics to support the event planning process. For complete job description and resume submission please contact: hr@sandiegosymphony.org.


Vice President, Artistic Planning – This position will design and oversee vision and artistic planning of the San Diego Symphony Orchestra (SDSO); Work with the Music Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to create seasons that are vibrant and balanced for audiences and orchestra. Incorporate innovative concepts and ideas into the concert experience at Jacobs Music Center and also regional venues that connect San Diego Symphony musicians with the greater community including Baja California. Identify and build relationships with key artistic partners including guest soloists and artists across many genres. For a full job description, please contact Human Resources at hr@sandiegosymphony.org.



Facilities Staff – Join the Facilities department at the Jacobs Music Center for an exciting position maintaining/operating our historic performance venue. Full time, Building Maintenance/Operations Technician needed to assist with maintaining and operating a performance venue. Must be available to work day, evenings, weekends and holiday shifts. Prior construction/venue/customer service/building maintenance and systems operations/maintenance skills needed. Seeking candidates with a good attitude, ability to successfully meet, interface and communicate with a variety of personalities and work as a member of a team. For a full job description, please contact Human Resources at hr@sandiegosymphony.org.

Note: Please see Auditions Page for any currently announced/scheduled San Diego Symphony Orchestra auditions!