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Employment Opportunities with the ESO & Winspear Centre

Throughout the year, the ESO and Winspear Centre will have opportunities available in many different capacities from accounting to marketing positions. When you see a position that aligns with your talents and career goals, we hope you will consider applying for a position on our team. Audition notices will also be posted on this page.

 

 

Patron Relations Associate


The Edmonton Symphony Orchestra & Francis Winspear Centre for Music is seeking a Patron Relations Associate to build and nurture relationships with orchestra subscribers and donors. The position is a full-time contract for 12-14 months, with possibility of permanent extension. This position provides administrative support to the funds development team and is responsible for being a touchpoint for existing and prospective subscribers and donors. Additionally, the Patron Relations Associate is accountable for coordinating direct mail campaigns to achieve donation targets, records management and donation receipting, creating standardized processes and procedures to inspire and maintain donor engagement, and providing input for communications and events. 

Your qualifications include a post-secondary degree and related experience with donor relations, funds development, and communications. To succeed in this role, you are passionate about music and love meeting new people and attending events. You are a strong communicator in person and in writing who is considerate of the different audiences you communicate with. Your appreciation of the value arts and culture bring to the community as a whole are essential to success in this role. Evening and weekend work is required on a flexible schedule. 

If you enjoy working as part of a close-knit team and look forward to building relationships with people from all walks of life, submit your application to start a career with one of Edmonton’s finest arts organizations. Email your cover letter and résumé as a single attachment PDF to Meghan Unterschultz at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Subject line: Patron Relations Associate. Deadline for applications is February 7, 2016. We thank all candidates for their interest. Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. 

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YONA-Sistema Part-Time & Substitute Teaching Artists: Cello/Bass & Strings


The Edmonton Symphony Orchestra’s vision is to make music accessible to everyone and minimize barriers for people to access musical arts experiences. Our Educational Outreach team is seeking multiple qualified, dedicated Teaching Artists (Strings, Contract) and Substitute Teaching Artists (Strings) to join us in the Youth Orchestra of Northern Alberta Sistema (YONA-Sistema) program, which enacts social change through music education for Edmonton’s underserved youth.

Your qualifications include a post-secondary degree (preferably in music, education, or a related field) and a minimum of 1-2 years in a teaching or child-care setting. Experience teaching string instruments to children or working with groups of children is an asset. Successful candidates are positive, open-minded, empathetic, non-judgmental and committed to building strong communities.

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If you wish to be considered as a Substitute or as a candidate when new Teaching Artist positions open up, please submit your résumé and cover letter to Alyssa Paterson, YONA Manager, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Subject line: YONA-Sistema Teaching Artist. Please mention how you heard about this posting. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis. We thank all candidates for their interest. Qualified candidates will be contacted when there are openings in the program. Please no phone calls.

All positions currently filled. New applications accepted for Substitute Teaching Artists and/or permanent part-time Teaching Artist openings that come available as the program grows.

 

Patron Services Representatives


We are looking for employees who will take pride in being associated with the Winspear Centre and will deliver the very highest standard of patron services for each event hosted at this outstanding facility. We provide an upscale and unique work environment, with excellent training, flexible hours and employee incentives.

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YONA-Sistema Teaching Artists: Wind/Brass Instruments


 

The Edmonton Symphony Orchestra is an ensemble with adventurous programming that reflects the diversity of the communities it serves, and has been an anchor in Edmonton’s music community for over six decades. Our vision is to make music accessible to everyone and minimize barriers for people to access musical arts experiences. Our Musical Creativity team is seeking two qualified, dedicated Teaching Artists to join us in the Youth Orchestra of Northern Alberta (YONA-Sistema) program, which enacts social change through music education for Edmonton’s underserved youth. We are seeking one instructor for Wind Instruments and one for Brass Instruments, both contract-based with part-time hours.

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Please submit your résumé and cover letter to Alyssa Paterson, YONA Manager, at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Subject line: YONA-Sistema Teaching Artist (Winds) or YONA-Sistema Teaching Artist (Brass). Please mention how you heard about this posting. These postings are ongoing until filled. We thank all candidates for their interest. Qualified candidates will be contacted when there are openings in the program. Please no phone calls.

 

 

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