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EMPLOYMENT

DIRECTOR OF DATA ANALYSIS

Position Summary
Pacific Symphony seeks a skilled data scientist who will deliver actionable insights that lead to increased patron participation and revenue growth. Jointly reporting to the VPs of marketing and development, and indirectly to the COO, the director of data analysis will be responsible for importing, connecting, organizing, examining, separating, transforming, validating and modeling data to drive strategic and operational decision making that directly supports revenue growth.
 
Essential Functions:
  • Align data capture to support analysis which proactively informs marketing, fundraising and related business strategies, and to measure and report on their effectiveness.
  • Identify strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats through analysis of market conditions and trends, reporting, data mining and related research.
  • Facilitate the ability of the VPs of marketing and development to understand attributes of patron participation, patron advancement opportunities and promote inquiry.
  • Integrate third‐part data sources for analysis purposes.
  • Work with internal and external resources to connect supporting data systems.
  • Create and/or support the use of necessary reports, participation and revenue dashboards, analyze data, draw meaningful conclusions, develop models and make recommendations to take advantage of optimal sales and fundraising opportunities. 
  • Work with the COO to implement and adopt organizational dashboards/scorecards.
  • Develop data‐driven strategies to define high value segments, opportunities for growth in participation levels/rates and appropriate behavioral triggers that support growth. 
  • Enhance marketing and fundraising message tracking/analysis (emails, calls, mailings). 
  • Track and analyze responses, trends, drivers and participant characteristics. 
  • Working with the COO and Tessitura Applications Specialist, maintain data integrity, data governance standards, troubleshoot data input/output problems, develop processes and documentation, including data definitions and associated business rules.
  • Working with the COO and Tessitura Applications Specialist, generate team learning and data review opportunities to understand patron data and business opportunities. 
  • Maintain awareness of and report on trends, emerging technologies, and best practices.
  • Oversee the integration of data from Tessitura and other systems and analysis software, and maximize the value derived from all patron‐oriented systems and data sources.
  • Support company‐wide use of marketing systems and analysis software, including configuring systems to meet business needs, liaising with suppliers and training users.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • A bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, math, statistics or a related field. A master’s degree preferred.
  • Experience in using data analysis to inform business strategy and provide business intelligence.
  • Strong business acumen with highly developed critical thinking skills.
  • An interest in music and fine arts.
  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate large volumes of data and identify relevant metrics, trends and insights.
  • Demonstrated strong organizational, communication, and time management skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate complex technical details in non‐technical terms.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an aptitude for training.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects and tasks simultaneously.
  • Experience managing large file imports and extracts.
  • Ability to develop and communicate advanced reporting and data requirements to technical staff.
  • Experience with Tessitura software and database ideal.
  • Advanced Excel skills, including PowerPivot, PowerView and PowerMaps preferred.
  • Exposure to SSIS (Integration Services) and SSRS (Reporting Services) preferred.
  • Exposure to SSAS (Analysis Services) a strong plus.
  • Experience using PowerBI, Azure and SharePoint a strong plus.
  • Experience with SQL Server 2016, and intermediate level TSql a plus.

Director of Data Analysis - Job Description

 

DIRECTOR OF VOLUNTEER SERVICES

Pacific Symphony seeks an experienced Director of Volunteer Services to organize and implement a complete volunteer service program including recruitment, training and coordination of volunteers, support groups and interns. Position is full-time with benefits.
 
Arts Orange County is managing this search. Submit cover letter and resume to Richard Stein, President & CEO, Arts Orange County via email: rstein@artsoc.org. A full position description will be provided to well-qualified candidates. Please do not contact Pacific Symphony directly.

SANTIAGO STRINGS MANAGER

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES 
The primary role of the Pacific Symphony Santiago Strings (PSSS) manager is to supervise and maintain the day-to-day coordination, weekly rehearsals and semi-annual performances/special events of PSSS in collaboration with the PSSS music director and Pacific Symphony Youth Ensembles (PSYE) administrative staff.
 
DUTIES & MAJOR FUNCTIONS:

Rehearsal and Concert Production responsibilities:

  • Attend every weekly rehearsal for the ensemble to oversee the seating setup, fulfill music needs, answer student/parent questions, and assist the ensemble conductor in taking care of logistical needs.
  • Collaborate with PSYE managing colleagues in arranging logistical needs for each rehearsal. Coordinate with PSYE managing colleagues and Pacific Symphony stage managers in arranging logistical needs for each concert at Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall.
  • Plan, implement, and supervise annual weekend retreat at Palomar Conference Center in Palomar Mountain, CA.
  • Create production timelines for performance days, retreats, and PSYE special events. Supervise all onsite student musicians, parent and/or community volunteers, and all hired professional personnel at all times.

Administrative Responsibilities:

  • Maintain regular communications with parents and students of PSSS by collaborating with PSYE managing colleagues in composing weekly e-newsletter.
  • Answer parent and student e-mails and phone calls throughout the week prior to each rehearsal.
  • Collaborate with PSSS music director and program director in planning, arranging, and preparing for each weekly rehearsal and annual overnight retreat.
  • Produce updated ensemble season calendars, concert flyers, and musician memos to distribute to PSSS students at weekly rehearsals and to insert into weekly e-newsletter. Track student absences and follow up with absence requests in accordance to the student program policy.
  • Manage, maintain, and update student contact database which is used regularly by all PSYE administrative staff.
  • Serve as ensemble music librarian by ordering music from publishers and preparing individual parts for musicians and sectional coaches.
  • Hire Pacific Symphony musicians for performances, sectionals, and retreats as needed. Collect, track, and process all incoming student program fees.
  • Assist in the planning, implementation, and supervision of ensemble domestic and international tours.

Program-Wide Responsibilities:

  • Assist in management and implementation of PSYE’s annual auditions held in May/June of each year.
  • Collaborate with PSYE colleagues, conductors, and directors in creating program recruitment tools and ideas.
  • Identify chamber ensembles for special events and coordinate chamber rehearsals on an as- needed basis.
  • Maintain and organize department files, invoices, and supplies.
  • Assist the Director of Youth Ensembles in day-to-day operations as needed such as arranging complimentary tickets, creating marketing material, and performing research projects.

Santiago Strings Manager - Job Description

 

INTERNSHIPS

PUBLIC RELATIONS INTERN

We are now accepting applications for the Spring/Summer 2018 Public Relations Internship program. Please submit a resume, cover letter, a 3-page writing sample and the completed online application to: Lisa Harden at LHarden@pacificSymphony.org.

Sign up here to apply for the Fall 2018 Public Relations Internship.

Public Relations Intern Job Description

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Pacific Symphony offers internships for students interested in a career in a non-profit arts organization. Interns will be exposed to the many facets of the administrative office responsible for the operation of the organization and should come away with an understanding of how the non-profit arts world operates. Internships are often available in the following areas:

  • Concert Production/Operations
  • Development/Fundraising
  • Education
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Public Relations
  • Special Events

Interns must demonstrate strong computer skills, strong written and oral skills, organization skills, and the ability to perform multiple tasks with attention to detail. They must maintain a professional attitude and be able to interface successfully with a variety of personalities.

Internships are unpaid and require a minimum of 10 hours a week (scheduling is flexible) during regular office hours. Pacific Symphony is located in Orange County, California and does not provide housing, transportation, or relocation costs. Assignments will be based on the interest and qualifications of the intern and the needs of each individual department.

For information on internship openings or interest in applying please contact (714) 755-5788.

  

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Pacific Symphony offers internships for students interested in a career in a non-profit arts organization. Interns will be exposed to the many facets of the administrative office responsible for the operation of the organization and should come away with an understanding of how the non-profit arts world operates. Internships are often available in the following areas:

  • Concert Production/Operations
  • Development/Fundraising
  • Education
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Public Relations
  • Special Events

Interns must demonstrate strong computer skills, strong written and oral skills, organization skills, and the ability to perform multiple tasks with attention to detail. They must maintain a professional attitude and be able to interface successfully with a variety of personalities.

Internships are unpaid and require a minimum of 10 hours a week (scheduling is flexible) during regular office hours. Pacific Symphony is located in Orange County, California and does not provide housing, transportation, or relocation costs. Assignments will be based on the interest and qualifications of the intern and the needs of each individual department.

For information on internship openings or interest in applying please contact (714) 755-5788.

  


VOLUNTEER POSITIONS

Volunteer positions at Pacific Symphony are available in the following areas (click to view):

To apply to become a Symphony volunteer, SIGN UP HERE.

If you would like information on volunteering for Pacific Symphony, please contact:

Lisa Harden
Director of Volunteer Services
(714) 876-2364
Lharden@pacificsymphony.org

Lisa will be happy to tell you about our volunteer opportunities.