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Education Associate
Santa Barbara Symphony

Santa Barbara, CA

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

Works with the Director of Artistic Administration and Education to prepare materials and correspondence for all education activities and programs put on by the Santa Barbara Symphony Music Education Center. Assists the Education Manager with correspondence to students and families that participate in a variety of programs. Communicates with school district personnel to set up logistics for in school and afterschool activities. In addition manages all Junior Ensemble and Youth rehearsals and concerts, takes attendance, and communicates with students, parents, and conductors.          


  • 1-2 years of experience at a nonprofit or performing arts organization
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and attention to detail
  • Must be confident working with the public and have a friendly demeanor
  • Must be organized, able to multitask, and be flexible with priorities
  • Must be proficient at reading music.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Google Docs and Calendar
  • This position requires working Sunday through Thursday and some evening hours when necessary
  • Must have transportation to travel between schools and pick up equipment and instruments


  • Tessitura database experience
  • Some social media experience
  • Classical music background
  • Some knowledge of school districts of Santa Barbara County
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Deadline: 11-25-2017

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