Skip to content
Updated health and safety protocols for Symphony Hall, effective May 11
BSO, Pops, Tanglewood, and Symphony Hall Logos
Jobs

Seasonal Jobs at Tanglewood

Positions located at Tanglewood in Lenox, MA

Press Office Assistant - Summer 2022

The Summer 2022 Press Office Assistant will help the BSO Press Office coordinate media requests, including tickets, photography, and video.

Artist Services Assistant

The Artist Services Assistant is responsible for providing administrative and artistic support to the Artist Liaison, visiting artists, and BSO staff, including matters related to performances, housing, and transportation logistics.

Shed Stage Technician

Work closely with BSO Stage Management to ensure safe and efficient technical and production operations.

Ozawa Hall Stage Assistant

Work closely with Tanglewood Music Center Stage Management to ensure safe and efficient technical and production operations.

Patron Services Representative

If you have a love of music, the Berkshires, and people, then we have a wonderful opportunity to work on our Patron Services team. You will be responsible for answering questions, assisting customers, and providing information regarding all details of Tanglewood, both on the phone and in person.

Linde Center Stage Assistant

Under direction of the Linde Center Stage Specialist, the Linde Center Stage Assistant is responsible for technical and production requirements and related elements for rehearsals, special events, programs, and performances in and around the Linde Center for Music and Learning at Tanglewood.

Volunteer Services and Development Event Assistant

The focus of this position is to assist the Volunteer Services department with basic administrative tasks as well as with assistance with multiple volunteer projects. This position would also assist with development events and event preparation when needed. This position would require some night and weekend work, not to exceed 40 hours per week. Duration of employment would be approximately June 15-August 28, 2022.

IT Services Assistant

The IT Services Assistant focuses on the technology used to support concert performances and daily staff requirements. You should possess a strong desire to learn software and troubleshooting skills to help ensure the technology maximizes up-time and effectiveness.

Front of House Supervisor

The Front of House Supervisor will be responsible for the care and safety of Tanglewood patrons, provide leadership for volunteer ushers, exhibit superior customer service skills, anticipate patrons' needs, and show professionalism in all aspects of our relations with patrons. This position is a critical front-line role, to ensure a memorable patron experience for our guests while at Tanglewood.

Assistant Manager of Lawn Chair Rentals and Wheelchair Attendants

Work with the Lawn Chair Rental & Wheelchair Attendant Manager to manage staff members on the Lawn & Wheelchair Attendant team. This position is a critical front-line role, to ensure a memorable patron experience for our guests while at Tanglewood.

Lawn Chair and Wheelchair Attendant

Work as part of our Wheelchair and Lawn Chair team at Tanglewood in Lenox, MA. If you love dealing with people, working outdoors, and want to gain valuable customer service skills while earning money, this is a great summer work experience. Provide a high-priority service of transporting patrons from the parking lots to their seats. Specifics of the position are listed at the link above.

Cashier-Sales Associate - Tanglewood

This position will be responsible for operating point-of-sale terminals and handling all retail transactions accurately and efficiently.

Tanglewood Box Office Representative

This position will provide support to the Tanglewood Box Office through telephone reservations and over-the-counter ticket sales.

Tanglewood Development Assistant

This position is responsible for fulfilling donor benefits for Tanglewood donors who give $100 and higher.

Tanglewood Parking Attendant

At the direction of the Tanglewood Parking Coordinator and working in collaboration with Facilities staff, traffic officers, and public safety service providers, direct arriving patrons to available parking spaces prior to and during events and assist with post-event vehicle egress from Tanglewood parking lots per Tanglewood Facilities practices and protocols. Provide assistance to patrons in need of directions to the concert venue on the grounds.

Tanglewood Facilities Seasonal Grounds Crew (includes shoulder seasons, i.e. mid-March-mid-December)

Work with others in a team environment to properly maintain the facilities under the supervision of the Tanglewood Buildings and Grounds supervisors and their designees.

Tanglewood Facilities Summer Grounds Crew

Perform various types of physical labor for the purpose of maintaining the grounds (edging, grading, raking, watering, planting, weeding, etc.).

Dorm Supervisor

The Dorm Supervisor serves as the primary liaison between Miss Hall’s School, Tanglewood Music Center (TMC) management, and Fellows regarding residential issues. The person in this position works as part of a team to ensure the smooth day-to-day operations of the dormitory office, and that the needs of residents and TMC management are met in a timely and professional manner.

Assistant Dorm Supervisor

Assists the Dorm Supervisor as liaison between Miss Hall’s School, Tanglewood Music Center (TMC) management, and Fellows regarding residential issues. The person in this position works as part of a team to ensure the smooth day-to-day operations of the dormitory office, and that the needs of residents and TMC management are met in a timely and professional manner.

Copland Librarian

Oversee and maintain the Copland Chamber Music Library on the Tanglewood grounds. The Copland Library is the main source of materials for chamber music, study materials, and all music resource books and recordings available on campus. Students and faculty of the Tanglewood Music Center and the Boston University Tanglewood Institute have use of the Copland Library, one of three music libraries on the Tanglewood grounds.

Tanglewood Music Center Personnel Manager

The Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra (TMCO) Personnel Manager serves as the principal point of contact for all Fellows in the TMCO. This position reports to and assists the Manager of Student Affairs in the management of the TMCO and supervises the orchestra directly, coordinating with conductors, faculty, guest artists, and stage crew to ensure an amazing experience for every Fellow. Bring your love of music and the arts and customer service and administrative skills to assist us with another successful season while building your resume for the future.

Administrative Coordinator, Tanglewood Music Center

The Administrative Coordinator is the central point of contact for the Tanglewood Music Center (TMC) office, managing daily administrative, logistical, and financial matters. This position serves as the "first line" of TMC response in addressing routine questions and keeping track of day-to-day business issues.

Administrative and Artistic Assistant, Tanglewood Music Center

The Artist Assistant is responsible for providing administrative support to faculty, visiting artists, and other Tanglewood Music Center (TMC) staff, including matters related to housing and transportation.

Tanglewood Guide

The Management Office is looking for outgoing, energetic individuals to create a staff of 12-14 Guides/Public Representatives for the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s summer season at Tanglewood, located in the beautiful Berkshires. Work as a public representative for the BSO, interacting with patrons over the phone and in person. Provide information and assistance to the Tanglewood public and help to ensure a positive experience for them. You will meet and greet the public, help orient them to the grounds, and offer guidance to all public activities at Tanglewood. You will also perform backstage security duties during concerts and rehearsals, interacting with patrons and monitoring access to restricted areas. Benefits include access to all BSO and student concerts, rehearsals, and various special events, as well as an inside perspective of BSO administrative operations across all levels and departments. Work closely with, and in support of, BSO management staff, and occasionally assist guest artists. Spend your summer in a picturesque setting and a friendly but serious work environment, surrounded by beautiful music.

To prevent the infection and spread of COVID-19, and as an integral part of its public health and safety measures, Boston Symphony Orchestra requires that all successful applicants show proof of full vaccination by an FDA-approved (either fully or for emergency use) COVID-19 vaccine before beginning employment, unless an exemption from this policy has been granted. Applicants who believe they need an accommodation of this policy because of a disability, sincerely-held religious belief, or otherwise should inform Human Resources after an offer of employment is extended; please do not include any medical, genetic, or religious information on your application materials.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. The Boston Symphony Orchestra is committed to building a culturally diverse staff and encourages applications from female and minority candidates.