Manitoba Chamber Orchestra: Education and Outreach Manager

JOB POSTING: EDUCATION AND OUTREACH MANAGER, MANITOBA CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

The Manitoba Chamber Orchestra invites applications for the 3/5-time position of Education and Outreach Manager. One of Canada's top orchestras, the MCO offers a collegial work environment with scope for personal and professional development. Since 1972, audiences have enjoyed our concerts in live performance, online, on tour, and through recordings and broadcasts. Recognition has come through three JUNO award nominations and a Western Canadian Music Award. We strive to deliver innovative and entertaining programming, and we value creative thinking and problem-solving in all aspects of our work.

Reporting to the Managing Director, the Education and Outreach Manager is responsible for developing, executing, monitoring, and evaluating outreach strategies to support the goals and objectives of the Orchestra. Areas of responsibility include developing and implementing concert-related materials and activities, organizing an annual outreach tour, developing and maintaining strong relationships with music educators, and documenting the impact of these activities. These activities are carried out in collaboration with the Managing Director, Contractor, Director of Marketing and Communications, Designer, Director of Development, and with the support of the Board of Directors. This is an equal and inclusive job opportunity.

Qualifications

  • University degree in music education
  • Exhibits a high level of personal and professional integrity
  • Well-organized and self-motivated
  • High professional standards and acute attention to detail
  • Proficiency in English and French would be ideal
  • Works effectively as a collaborative member of the administration
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with Word and Excel.
  • Passion for music
  • Driver's license would be helpful

Visit www.themco.ca for more information about the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra. A detailed job description is available on request. Please send a resume and covering letter explaining why you are interested in this position to: Vicki Young, Managing Director, Manitoba Chamber Orchestra, Unit Y300 Portage Place, 393 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3B 3H6 or by email to info@themco.ca. No telephone inquiries please. The posting will remain active until the position is filled.