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Summer Jobs

Every year from June to August Norfolk needs motivated,
professional people with a love for music to fill various positions.

Administrative Intern (2 Positions Open)

Administrative Interns assist in the day-to-day operations of the Festival and School, including box office (ticket sales and order fulfillment), marketing and publicity, clerical duties and management of assigned special projects. Interns assist with artist arrivals, departures, accommodations, and any special needs. They assist with concession operations and concert production duties. They are assigned varied responsibilities at all concerts.

Qualifications: Previous arts administration experience helpful. Interest and/or background in classical music and music education is also helpful.

Compensation: Accommodations, meals, and may be eligible for college credit.


Festival Librarian / Director’s Assistant

The Music Librarian is responsible for all activities of the Festival’s music and recording library. Responsibilities include purchase and rental of scores and parts, cataloging the Festival’s collection, maintenance of card catalogs and lending records, marking bowings, and operation of library’s audio equipment. S/he will also produce weekly Young Artists’ Performance Series printed programs. Management of special projects as assigned.

As Director’s Assistant s/he will assist the Festival Director in preparation of weekly and daily schedules, correspondence, and coordination of receptions and special events.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree, three years’ related work experience or an equivalent combination. Previous library experience  and knowledge of classical music are preferred.

Compensation: Accommodations, meals, and may be eligible for college credit.


Production Coordinator

The Production Coordinator is responsible for the preparation and upkeep of all concert halls (Music Shed, Battell Recital Hall and Brookside Studio) as well as for all performances and events. Additional responsibilities include upkeep and inventory of all concert and rehearsal equipment (chairs, stands, percussion equipment, etc.); stage management and supervision of all performances, master classes and lectures; operation of stage lighting with occasional re-focusing of lights; load-in, load-out and maintenance of equipment; assist with concert hall scheduling; coordinate and oversee stage crew; assist Recording Engineer when needed. Management of special projects as assigned.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree, three years’ work experience or an equivalent combination. Technical stage experience, familiarity with personal computers, previous arts administration experience and knowledge of classical music performance are a plus.

Compensation: Accommodations, meals, and may be eligible for college credit.