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Executive Director

Based in Peoria, IL, the Peoria Symphony Orchestra, with an Annual operating budget of approximately $1.2 million, is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Executive Director.

The next Executive Director of the Peoria Symphony Orchestra will be a leader who combines a passion for music and orchestras with excellent interpersonal skills, business management skills, and success in fundraising and patron development. S/he will have senior executive experience, preferably in the not-for-profit performing arts, and a thorough working knowledge of music, artists, and repertoire. Knowledge of current trends and development in the performing arts and a passion for orchestral music are helpful.

For more information and to learn how to apply, click here.

Marketing Manager

The Peoria Symphony Orchestra (PSO) is looking for a dynamic, forward thinking individual who values growth and success for the orchestra and its team members. This individual will report directly to and work closely with the Executive Director leading strategy, maintaining relevance with marketing trends, developing new programs and strategies specific to achieving goals associated with attendance, subscriptions, and ticket sales, and promoting and maintaining the Peoria Symphony Orchestra brand.

Read the full job description here.


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The Peoria Symphony Orchestra is looking for bright, organized, detail-oriented individuals with excellent communication skills who possess a good attitude and the ability to take direction and follow through on projects. Interns work side by side with professionals as they experience the day-to-day workings of a world-class symphony.

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The Peoria Symphony Orchestra is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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