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Orchestra Operations Manager

We are looking for an energetic, detail-oriented person who will foster an environment where artists and musicians can perform at their highest level. The Orchestra Operations Manager reports to the Director of Operations and works, as part of a team, to manage the production of all KWS concerts. The concert season runs from September to May and requires regular evening and weekend work in addition to office hours.

Coordinator, Development and Donor Relations

The Coordinator, Development & Donor Relations is a key member of the Development team who reports to and works in conjunction with the Director, Development & Donor Relations.  The Coordinator plays a vital role in growing the philanthropic revenue for the KWS, and is responsible for donation processing, database management, stewardship support and foundation and government proposal writing.  Key relationships include liaising with the Executive Director, Audience Engagement team, Finance Department and Production.

Education and Community Programs Coordinator

Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Education and Community Programs Coordinator manages the delivery and evaluation of KWS’ education and community programs. The Education and Community Programs Coordinator works alongside the Education and Community Programs Manager, the Assistant Conductor, the Operations Department and others to ensure that programs are properly administered.

About the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony: Formed in 1945, the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony is the cultural centerpiece of Waterloo Region. The orchestra comprises 52 professional musicians under full-time contract and plays over 100 performances of music from early Baroque composer Monteverdi through commissioned music by Arcade Fire bassist and Canadian composer Richard Reed Parry. The KWS is nationally praised for its performances, has an education program unparalleled for an organization of its size, and is heard regularly across Canada on CBC. KWS Music Director Edwin Outwater is one of North America’s most creative, dynamic, and engaging conductors. His innovative programming has earned him international acclaim, in particular for his Intersections series.