Outreach Coordinator | Chicago Philharmonic

The Chicago Philharmonic Society is a unique, musician-governed organization presenting top-level symphonic and chamber concerts at venues around the Chicago area. We are a Resident Company at the Harris Theater in Chicago and present concerts at Pick-Staiger Concert Hall in Evanston, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie, and chamber music concerts throughout Chicago. The Chicago Philharmonic is a proud partner of the Ravinia Festival, Joffrey Ballet, and other arts organizations. Our educational outreach initiatives reach over 1,000 participants yearly. Our committed administrative team works out of our office in the Chicago Loop guided by our five musician committees and Music Advisory Council with nearly musician members to help create powerful musical experiences.

Outreach Coordinator
The Chicago Philharmonic is seeking a detail oriented, organized and diplomatic self-starter to join our administrative team.


  • Education and Community Outreach Programs
  • Facilitate and manage our in-school AMP Mentorship Program, Side by Side community concerts, Next!, and Spotlight student performer programs
  • Work closely with Personnel and Operations Director to coordinate with schools for scheduling, artistic needs, resources, securing Chicago Philharmonic musicians mentors, and other tasks as assigned
  • Maintain accurate records of all activities. Assist Development Manager in grant-related reporting

Special Project Management Support

  • Assist Executive Director and administrative staff in research and development of special long and short-term projects
  • Provide administrative support by scheduling meetings, preparing meeting agendas, taking and distributing meeting minutes, and maintaining records when needed
  • Assist in creating and updating project work plans and take initiative to ensure timely completion

General Office Support

  • Provide general office support when needed including answering phones, box office support, copying, mailings, and other administrative tasks
Skills & Qualifications: 

Bachelor’s degree in arts administration, music, nonprofit management, education, business or other related field is preferred
At least one year experience working in music education or an administrative position is preferred
Excellent written and verbal communication
Must be organized, detail-oriented and diplomatic with the ability to prioritize multiple projects at the same time
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
Knowledge of Ovation/Tessitura a plus
Knowledge of orchestral/classical music a plus

To Apply: 

The Chicago Philharmonic Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion in all areas of the organization’s work.

To apply, email executivedirector@chicagophilharmonic.org with your CV/resume and cover letter. Applications without cover letters will not be considered. No phone calls please.