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Get Involved with the Landmarks Orchestra!

March 6, 2013

DSCF3143Interested in learning what goes on behind the scenes here at The Landmarks Orchestra? We’re currently looking to fill both paid and unpaid internship opportunities as well as volunteer positions throughout the summer. Job descriptions for all openings are listed below. Please reach out to Laura Jennings for more information about all job postings and upcoming volunteer opportunities with the Landmarks Orchestra.

Contact information:

(617) 987-2000

Production Assistant

Under the direction of the Artistic Administrator, the Production Assistant is responsible for executing all logistics of concert production, including booking rehearsal venues, creating stage plots for all concerts, creating minute-by-minute “show flows” of all concerts, working with personnel manger and business manager to process musician and union payments, distributing parking passes, filing paperwork for performance or broadcast rights, collecting information for printed programs and coordinating their production with a graphics designer, coordinating with DCR staff, Classical New England talent, Free for All staff, and outside vendors such as sound and lighting crews.

The ideal candidate will have classical concert production experience in a professional or academic environment, and will have a working knowledge of classical orchestral music, including terms used for instrumentation, logistical needs of particular instruments, union regulations, and the protocols of interaction between conductors, musicians, and staff. The candidate will be organized, accustomed to meeting deadlines, and able to work independently at the direction of the Artistic Administrator and Executive Director.

May be asked to assist with any of the following tasks:

  • Overseers and implements day of event concert needs
    • EMTs
    • DCR liaison
    • Liaison with musicians to ensure payment is received at time of service
    • Coordinates parking for musicians and staff
    • Assisting with library work when necessary
    • Works with musicians backstage
    • Provides assistance to Music Director, Artistic Administrator and Executive Director when necessary

Education Programs Coordinator

Reports to Education Manager. Works with local schools and musical groups to coordinate educational events on behalf of the orchestra. This person will serve as the face of the orchestra to these groups and, as such, must have a polite and professional manner. As the Education Programs Coordinator this person will work closely with school administrators and students.

Tasks include:

  • All planning necessary for Musical Playgrounds
    • Securing instruments donations
    • Recruiting musicians from local colleges, universities and conservatories to demonstrate instruments
    • Transporting all supplies and musicians to and from events using LO van
    • Completing administrative tasks in the office when necessary
    • Providing on-site assistance at all concert events during the summer season

PR/Marketing Coordinator

The PR/Marketing Coordinator will report to the Manager of Communications, Outreach and Education. This ideal candidate will have a strong interest in communications work. This role will involve utilizing media sources as well as some work with social media sites. The PR/Marketing Coordinator is responsible for the following tasks:

  • Posting calendar listings for all concerts and events
  • Identifying appropriate contacts to receive press releases
  • Working with our designer to create ads
  • Ad placement in relevant news sources, web pages, magazines, billboards, etc.
  • Writing pitch letters for stories about the orchestra
  • Maintaining the media database
  • Providing assistance to Manager of Communication, Outreach and Education as necessary

Social Media Coordinator

The Social Media Coordinator is responsible for representing the Landmarks Orchestra on Facebook, twitter and also in our blog. This person will develop creative content that is relevant to our audience. It will be this person’s responsibility to maintain and increase our presence in these networks. The ideal candidate will be organized, creative and must have excellent writing and proofreading skills.

Volunteers to provide assistance at all concerts and eventsChair Rental Volunteers

  • Handing out programs
  • Assisting elderly concert goers as well as those with disabilities
  • Conducting intercept surveys
  • Promoting our mobile giving campaign to concert goers
  • Set up and clean up before and after all events
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