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Employment and Volunteer Opportunities...

Pacific Symphony values diversity in its workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, class, religion, country of origin, political belief, (dis)ability, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any factor protected by law.




Volunteer Positions

Pacific Symphony

Described as a "major ensemble" by the New York Times after its successful debut at Carnegie Hall, Pacific Symphony has achieved significant stature in its 42-year history. Comprised of gifted musicians, Pacific Symphony has been led by Music Director Carl St.Clair. Together they have built a reputation for artistic innovation, thematic programming, and theatrically infused concerts which results in a loyal audience.

Pacific Symphony is developing an international reputation having successfully toured major European musical capitals as well as those in China, but its primary focus is serving the 34 cities comprising Orange County. Resident at Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Pacific Symphony performs over 100 concerts and thousands of educational activities each year. Tens of thousands of listeners enjoy Pacific Symphony at no cost through digital offerings and free access offered to beneficiaries of numerous non-profit partnerships. It sponsors three nationally recognized youth ensembles and offers a large in-school residence program called Class Act. Pacific Symphony is known for its long-standing commitment to contemporary American composers and has recorded numerous new commissions and been featured on PBS Great Performances. It celebrates cultural heritage in Orange County and collaborates with musicians from many different traditions.


There are currently no auditions scheduled for Pacific Symphony.


Human Resources Manager


The HR Manager is responsible for the day-to-day management and administration of human resources. This person serves as a trusted advisor to the leadership team and a valuable resource for employees. To be successful in this role, the HR Manager must be knowledgeable about California employment law and a strategic thinker. The HR Manager is responsible for HR policies and procedures implementation and works closely with the COO on policy development and professional development opportunities for staff. The person in the position communicates about Pacific Symphony’s values and serves as a role model for them.

Human Resources Manager - Job Description


  • Email your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to Shawn Jough  -
  • Please begin your subject line with the words “Pacific Symphony HR Manager”
  • No phone calls please

Office Manager


Office Facilities Coordination

  • Manage day-to-day operations of office facility to include front desk/reception area, copy/office supply rooms, kitchen/break rooms, and conference room schedules (two-story office suite)
  • Manage lists of Office 365 user accounts and computer inventory
  • Order and maintain office supplies
  • Manage incoming/outgoing mail and shipping/deliveries
  • Process business reply envelopes
  • Manage office and warehouse security systems (keys, building access cards, alarm systems)
  • Coordinate use and scheduling of workspaces for staff, and related space calendars
  • Provide new employee office equipment training
  • Manage day-to-day office equipment functions and serve as laiason with vendors
  • Coordinate office equipment ordering and provide staff training
  • Laiason for day-to-day operations with other tenants (OCMD, etc.)
  • Log and distribute incoming payments

Daily Reception Duties

  • Greet visitors and vendors
  • Manage phone and voicemail systems
  • Make coffee for kitchen and coffee/snack area, as well as for some group meetings
  • Answer general phone line and assist callers who need special attention
  • Maintain appropriate and timely outgoing announcements on general voicemail system
  • Forward general incoming emails to general organizational inbox to appropriate staff

Office Manager - Job Description


  • Email your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to
  • Please begin your subject line with the words “Office Manager”
  • No phone calls please

Marketing Coordinator

Position Summary:

The Marketing Coordinator is a full-time Marketing staff position responsible for developing, coordinating, and implementing marketing initiatives on behalf of Pacific Symphony. This role will support marketing activity to promote season subscriptions, single ticket sales, audience development and retention, and other marketing programs. With a particular focus on digital media, the marketing coordinator will support Pacific Symphony’s website development, app, and eblast communications, and work within the ticketing database to pull appropriate and relevant lists.

In addition, this role functions as the internal administrator for the marketing team, updating the marketing calendar and implementing the department’s project management software, providing scheduling and administrative support for marketing leadership, processing invoices, distributing collateral, and supporting the overall day-to-day operations of the marketing department.

Marketing Coordinator - Job Description


  • Email your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to Lorraine Caukin –
  • Please begin your subject line with the words “Marketing Coordinator”
  • No phone calls please



We are now accepting applications for Pacific Symphony Internship positions. Interns are welcome to work with staff in many areas of the Symphony, such as Business Administration, Education, Events Management, Finance, Human Resources, IT/Tech, Marketing, Social Media, Volunteer Services and more. Please submit a resume and complete the online application.

The resume should be sent to

Learn more about internships with Pacific Symphony.

Complete the online application here.

For questions, please contact:

Abby Edmunds
Volunteer Services
(714) 876-2353


Volunteer positions are available in the following areas:

  • Symphony Shop
  • Pacific Symphony Store (online)
  • Artistic and Orchestra Operations
  • Development
  • Education and Community Engagement
  • Finance and Administration
  • Marketing and Public Relations
  • Volunteer Services

Learn more and apply in our Volunteer Center.

For questions, please contact:
Abby Edmunds
Volunteer Services
(714) 876-2353

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