Tanglewood Guide/Public Representative of the Boston Symphony Or

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The Management Office is looking for outgoing, energetic individuals to create a staff of twelve 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.

Qualifications: Some knowledge of music or the music business (need not be restricted to classical genre); specific interest in arts administration is desirable. Must have excellent interpersonal skills; must balance assertiveness with a friendly, patient demeanor, and easily juggle multiple responsibilities. Work schedule is fluid (weekends included), and lines up with overall performance schedule. We are looking for staff members who enjoy working with people and who fluently and naturally express enthusiasm for Tanglewood and all it has to offer. Must work well with others as part of a team. Limited housing is available.

Dates of employment: Saturday, June 13 through Monday, August 24, 2015 (possible additional employment until Sunday August 30, 2015).

Application Deadline: March 1, 2015.

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