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Director of Volunteer Services

The Philharmonic Society of Orange County seeks a Director of Volunteer Services to support the activities of the Society’s Board of Directors and Committees. The Board of Directors, with approximately 25 members, provides leadership and governance oversight for the Society, meeting regularly. The Committees volunteer and raise funds to support the Society’s youth music education programs and its concert activities.

• Facilitate interaction between PSOC staff and Board of Directors.
• Work with President and Chairman of the Board to schedule and plan all aspects of the Society Annual Meeting, including:
  - Select appropriate date and location. Arrange amenities and entertainment
  - Create and mail invitation/proxy form and list of Board Nominees to all Society Members
  - Tabulate returned proxies and make results available to the Proxy Committee
  - Assist presenters as needed
  - Take minutes and store in accordance with audit requirements
• Work with President and Chairman of the Board to schedule all Board, Executive Committee and Committee meetings, including Retreats.
  - Select appropriate dates and locations. Arrange amenities as needed
  - Attend meetings as appropriate
  - Take minutes and store in accordance with audit requirements
• Prepare and maintain all Society documents, including History, Mission Statement, ByLaws, Board Responsibilities, Board Roster, Committee descriptions and assignments.
• Assist Board Chairman and Committee Chairs as needed

• Facilitate interaction between the Philharmonic Society of Orange County’s staff and The Committees’ volunteers.
• Supervise Huntington Harbour Office Manager
• Oversee Committees’ web pages
• Oversee House of Design website
• Train volunteers in the use of credit card machines and cash registers before fundraisers
• Update and distribute the Committees’ Directory and Chairman Handbooks each summer
• Coordinate the production of the quarterly newsletter, the “Overture.”
• Attend Committees Executive Committee and Board of Directors meetings as Liaison
• Provide administrative support for House of Design
• Schedule meetings in the office and off-site (OCDE, Northern Trust)
• Welcome all volunteers and others who come into the office and assist as needed

• Assist President and Artistic Director as needed
• Process all trademark renewal

Required qualifications and experience include: three years or more of leadership experience with volunteers, preferably with an arts-related institution, nonprofit organization, or educational institution of similar complexity.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience with benefits including health and dental. Start date is January 3, 2017. Please submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:

Philharmonic Society of Orange County
Attn: Human Resources
2082 Business Center Drive, Suite 100
Irvine, CA 92612

Fax: (949) 553-2421

Marketing and Public Relations Intern

The Marketing & PR Intern will assist with the development and writing of press releases, media pitching, event work, research, and assist with general preparation for the concert season. The intern will have an opportunity to develop and execute at least one special promotion/event. Must have interest in Marketing, PR and music. Will perform some clerical and administrative duties as needed.

14 hours (2 full days) per week minimum

• College curriculum in Marketing, Communications and/or Public Relations preferred
• Strong writing skills (will be asked to submit writing samples)
• Familiarity with social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, etc.)
• Ability to work both independently and on a team
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook)
• Working knowledge of Photoshop and/or InDesign preferred but not required

Please mail, fax, or email your resume to:

Philharmonic Society of Orange County
RE: Marketing and Public Relations Internship
2082 Business Center Drive, Suite 100
Irvine, CA 92612

Fax: (949) 553-2421