The Executive Director is responsible for all aspects of the organization’s operations, including concert planning, production and administration; fundraising, budgeting and financial management; marketing & communications; orchestra relations, volunteer development and relations, staff management; educational programming; audience development and community engagement.
The successful candidate must be articulate, flexible, energetic, and an enthusiastic ambassador capable of managing the organization effectively; developing our fundraising capacity and expanding our audience. Candidates should have a passion for classical music, familiarity with the classical repertoire, and experience in an orchestral environment with preferably 3+ years of experience in non-profit arts management. An undergraduate degree in Arts Management is a definite plus. The candidate should have excellent organizational & interpersonal communication skills; marketing/public relations, social media skills & systems management, concert & event production skills, with a demonstrated ability in fundraising and audience development; leadership and financial management skills; and the ability to manage and motivate staff.
Please submit Cover Letter, Resume & Salary Requirements to the Board Search Committee via email only to Lynrab@Comcast.net
About Garden State Philharmonic
The Garden State Philharmonic Symphony Society, Inc. (GSP) is dedicated to a mission of maintaining and operating a professional symphony orchestra at the Jersey Shore; to giving concerts of cultural and educational value in and for the community; and to fostering such related activities that will encourage interest in and appreciation of music.
The core values of the GSP center around performance, education, and accessibility: to preserve classical music through public presentation; to promote arts education by introducing the children of our community to the wonders of orchestral and choral music; to make such music accessible to all residents; and to contribute vital energy to regional economic development and cultural tourism.