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:


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The Orchestra Personnel Manager is responsible for the day-to-day management of orchestra activities and related functions in compliance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) and serves as a liaison between the musicians and administration of the San Diego Symphony, supporting institutional goals and acting as a resource and counsel for orchestra musicians.

Responsibilities include being present at orchestral rehearsals and performances, preparing orchestra rosters and seating assignments, maintaining attendance records, preparing orchestra payroll, managing the audition process, ensuring timely and accurate communication to musicians, and addressing confidential personnel matters in partnership with the Director of Orchestra Operations.

For full details and to apply: https://apply.workable.com/san-diego-symphony-orchestra-1/j/6360EFCE6A/


Finance and Information Systems

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Institutional Advancement (Development)

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Marketing and Communications

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Operations and Facilities

San Diego Symphony seeks an experienced Director of Production to lead the Production Department at two world-class venues: The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park — a newly opened state-of-the-art outdoor amphitheater — and Copley Symphony Hall at Jacobs Music Center — an indoor venue currently undergoing renovation. This position demands extensive leadership experience and skills including effective communication, conflict resolution and modeling values that are inherent in the San Diego Symphony’s mission. These include accountability, integrity and a commitment to the highest aesthetics in both the visual and aural aspects of a diverse production landscape. Creating innovative production processes and protocols for the new venue and an increasingly complex production environment are required duties of this position.

For full details and to apply: https://apply.workable.com/san-diego-symphony-orchestra-1/j/5868092CEE/


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