MVP is hiring!

Posted June 15, 2021

MVP is hiring an Orchestra Operations Assistant!

Part-time work for someone experienced with arts/nonprofit administrative work. Should be within driving distance of Mill Valley, but much of the work is completed from home with flexible hours.

Questions? Email info@millvalleyphilharmonic.org


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Position: Orchestra Operations Assistant  


Position Summary: Orchestra Operations is a key administrative role for Mill Valley Philharmonic (MVP).  Reporting to and under the direction of the Artistic Director, this position has operational and administrative  responsibility for execution and advancement of Mill Valley Philharmonic’s mission.    


Who We Are: Founded in 2000, MVP is Marin’s pre-eminent community ensemble. We are a nonprofit community-based orchestra of local musicians dedicated to enriching the cultural life of the Bay Area by  bringing free and low-cost orchestral music to people of all ages and means in their own communities. MVP  provides talented and dedicated volunteer musicians the opportunity to rehearse and perform orchestral  repertoire and presents one-of-a-kind programming that engages our listeners. MVP is governed by a  strong and dedicated board comprised of orchestra and community members. 


Location: Mill Valley, California 


Organization Type: Performing Arts 501(c)3 non-profit 


Website: www.millvalleyphilharmonic.org 


Start date: July 1, 2021, or later 


Hours & compensation: Part-time, hourly contract position averaging 50 hours per month, $20 - $25 per hour; work from home and on-site for rehearsals and concert performance 


Attributes for Success:  

  • Experience with orchestra operations and administration  

  • Experience with fundraising, donor relations and social media  

  • Solid, hands-on financial tracking and reporting skills  

  • Proficiency in computer software: GoogleDrive / Workspace, Excel, QuickBooks or similar accounting  software, donor database management and website platforms  

  • Strong organizational abilities  

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills  


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Financial tracking, basic bookkeeping and reporting 

  • Maintaining donor database, orchestra website and mailing lists 

  • Donor communications and special event coordination 

  • Collaboration with the Artistic Director on rehearsal production, program planning and concert  production; coordination of volunteers & part-time setup/breakdown crew 

  • Volunteer development 

  • Preparation and reporting for Board meetings 


Application Process:  

Please submit the following to: info@millvalleyphilharmonic.org:  

  • A cover letter summarizing why you are interested in this position 

  • Your resume or CV 

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Our Mission

The mission of Mill Valley Philharmonic is to enrich the cultural life of Marin County by providing access to quality orchestral programs to people of all ages and means in their own communities.