Organization: VSO School of Music
Deadline: Nov. 30, 2020
VSO School of Music
Nov. 30, 2020
Now in its tenth year of operations, the VSO School of Music (VSOSoM) serves a mission to enrich lives through the joy of learning, playing and performing the world’s great music; to make these experiences accessible to all, regardless of age, ability, playing level or economic circumstances; and to nurture creative and engaged members of society through achievement in the musical arts.
Because of its unique relationship with the Grammy® and JUNO award-winning Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, the VSOSoM provides a learning environment in which students gain an unparalleled educational experience by working closely with professional musicians in the fields of classical, jazz and world music. The school engages a faculty of 122 of Vancouver’s finest teachers, including members of the VSO, and serves over 1,750 students annually.
The VSOSoM Virtual Learning and Events Coordinator helps develop and coordinate new and existing digital learning opportunities as well as managing events and rentals for the School of Music. This includes managing site visits for prospective clients, coordinating room bookings and staffing for rentals and events, provided tech support for students and clients, both in-person and online, as well as creative development of new digital programming. The position interacts with prospective and existing rentals clients, faculty, students and families and VSO and VSOSoM staff teams. The role requires experience in arts education and a solid foundation of knowledge in technology.
Develops and coordinates digital learning opportunities for the VSOSoM
Provides tech support, both online and in-person for classes, events, rentals and recordings
Oversees site visits for prospective rental clients
Develops recruitment strategies for new rental clients
Liaises with the VSOSoM programming team to develop ideas for digital learning
Supports Faculty members with the use of technology both in the School building and
Provides on-site project management support for classes and events that occur outside of
Keeps up to date with developments in digital learning and technology across the sector
Qualifications – Required
Knowledge and understanding of the music education sector
Experience with digital platforms for virtual meeting and instruction
An excellent communicator – skilled at communicating with a variety of stakeholders, both
internal and external, and including clients, musicians, faculty, students and administration
Customer service focused – a positive attitude and demeanour, the ability to make all
customers, including students, parents, clients, faculty and musicians feel welcomed and
A solver of problems – able to triage a situation into manageable tasks.
A team player – works well with others, is enthusiastic and supportive
A flexible attitude – able to jump in when needed to help on projects and events outside of
Has exceptional organizational & time-management skills.
Makes good use of technology at your disposal: computer/smartphone literate, competent
in all Microsoft Office applications, databases
Qualifications – Ideal but not Required
A knowledge of and interest in classical music
Customer service experience in a client facing role
Experience in arts administration
How to Apply:
Resume and letter of interest should be e-mailed to: email@example.com by
November 30th, 2020.
$40-$50K per year (full-time, salaried position)
Contact Name: Gillian Hunter-Gibbs
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Phone: (604) 915-9300
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- Address 938 Howe Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada
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