Full-Time Positions

Full-time job opportunities at The Boston Symphony Orchestra in Boston and at Tanglewood!

The Boston Symphony Orchestra has had a long tradition and commitment of bringing an array of musical experiences to the community and the world through our three brands—the BSO, Boston Pops, and Tanglewood. The key to our success has been our employees from the musicians onstage to those behind the scenes.

Senior Individual Giving Officer

The Senior Individual Giving Officer will be responsible for the direct engagement and solicitation of Boston Symphony Orchestra, Pops, and Tanglewood patrons. The Senior IGO will collaborate with individual giving team members and donor relations staff to develop individual strategies and will help ensure that the orchestra's annual, endowment, capital, and special project funding priorities are met. The Senior IGO will also work closely with various staff to identify and qualify new prospects and will serve as a key relationship manager for those prospects as the BSO prepares for, and executes, various fundraising initiatives.


Assistant Manager of Planned Giving

The Assistant Manager of Planned Giving reports to the Director of Planned Giving and is responsible for the administration, monitoring and tracking of all active and deferred planned gifts. Additionally, the Assistant Manager helps manage the Walter Piston Society (currently at 415 members) and will work to grow the Society by seeking planned gift donors. As the successful candidate, you will be an organized, driven team player who is able to collaborate professionally with both internal and external constituents with an impeccable attention to detail and accuracy.


Human Resources Coordinator

The Human Resources Coordinator will provide administrative support for all Human Resources areas including: full-cycle talent acquisition, benefit administration, regulatory compliance reporting and audits, compensation, training and development, HRIS, and diversity, equity and inclusion. The Human Resources Coordinator will deliver outstanding customer service and exercise discretion and tact.


Individual Giving Officer

The Individual Giving Officer (IGO) reports to the Director of Individual Giving and works closely with other colleagues on the Individual Giving and Research and Analytics teams to discover, verify, and engage a prospect pool at the Society giving level ($3,000 and more) for multiple fundraising efforts in support of the orchestra’s endowment, capital, special projects, and operating goals. The IGO will focus on Tanglewood prospects who live in the Western MA, CT, NY and FL territories and will need to relocate to Tanglewood (in Lenox, MA) between July and August.


Chief Development Officer

Reporting to the CEO, Mark Volpe, the CDO will be responsible for the creation of the overall strategic development initiatives producing revenue goals in support of the BSO’s mission and vision for the future.


Junior Publicist

We have an exciting opportunity for a Junior Publicist to assist with the strategy, planning, and execution of all aspects of publicity. In this key role, you will expand press outreach to media sectors beyond arts and music, including college and education, among others. Additionally, you will write press materials, assist with photography and video distribution, collect and file press coverage and distribute internally; manage day-to-day elements of the press office budget; and develop key relationships with local and national media. Bring your professionalism, initiative and multi-tasking skills to a premier non-profit arts organization.






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.