Careers

    Careers

    As one of the world’s leading orchestras, the Houston Symphony provides exciting career opportunities! Founded in 1913, the Houston Symphony is one of America's oldest performing arts organizations, with a distinguished musical history. Each year, the Houston Symphony performs more than 170 concerts for approximately 350,000 people, featuring an innovative and broad spectrum of classical, popular, education and community-based symphonic programming.

    The Houston Symphony has the following positions currently available

    Director of Media and Digital Production
    Graphic Designer 
    Manager of Community Programming 



    To view job descriptions for these positions and apply for employment at the Houston Symphony, click here.

    If you are unable to complete an online application, you may mail or fax your cover letter and resume to: Houston Symphony, Attn: Human Resources, 615 Louisiana, Suite 102, Houston, TX 77002, Fax #: 713-222-0287. No phone calls please. 

    The Houston Symphony is an equal opportunity employer and seeks diversity in its workplace.


    Community-Embeded Musician Program

    The Houston Symphony is currently hiring four full-time, salaried, string players whose primary role is to be embedded in Houston schools, neighborhoods and health-care settings as teaching artists and performers, while also performing on stage with members of the Houston Symphony in approximately 25 concerts each year.

    For a detailed job description, qualifications, compensation and benefits information, application instructions and audition repertoire, please visit:
    http://www.houstonsymphony.org/communitymusicians

    The Houston Symphony is an equal opportunity employer and seeks diversity in its workplace.


    Telesales Representatives are needed by DCM Teleservices which manages the Houston Symphony telemarketing program. Click on the job title to view the job description and requirements.


    Part-time Teleservices Representative
    Please submit resume to: [email protected]


    Internship Program
    The Houston Symphony provides a limited number of internships for college students and recent college graduates to provide hands on learning opportunities for individuals interested in performing arts administration and related fields. 

    Day of Music Internship

    The Houston Symphony is accepting applications for an intern to assist the Education & Community Engagement department with the annual Day of Music. Day of Music is a free 9-hour event for the Houston community showcasing Houston’s diverse musical landscape. This event features a wide variety of live music such as jazz groups, Tejano and blues bands, choral, classical music and more. Non-performance offerings include instrument petting zoo, harmonica clinics, salsa dancing, and Houston’s finest food trucks.

    This paid internship opportunity is perfect for a candidate seeking experience in event planning, marketing, and community engagement. Successful candidate will need to be available Monday through Friday from June 1 through July and for the entire weekend on the weekend of the Day of Music.

    Ideal Qualifications

    • Detail-oriented
    • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
    • Knowledgeable about Houston’s art and music community
    • Hospitable nature and ability to work with diverse populations
    • Some experience in event planning or stage management is desired
    • Expertise in social media

    Responsibilities

    • Create event timeline for all Houston Symphony staff for Day of Music responsibilities
    • Communicate logistics to and serve as the primary contact for performing ensembles and food truck vendors
    • Serve as a house manager for the day of event
    • Liaise with marketing team to promote Day of Music
    • Help recruit volunteers from the Houston Symphony staff and community to staff the Day of Music

    To apply, send your résumé, cover letter, and contact information for three references to [email protected]


    No phone calls please 



                    


     

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