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Managing Director
Summit, NJ
NJ Intergenerational Orchestra - NJIO
Part Time
Posted October 06, 2023
Managing Director Position, non-profit – part time, in a hybrid office environment

Annual Salary: high $30s for a 30 hour average per week position; concert weeks may require more
hours, but fewer weekly hours are generally required from June-August

NJIO is seeking a Managing Director to report to the Board of Trustees and to
help lead a nationally recognized organization whose mission is to connect people of
all ages from diverse communities through music education and performances of orchestral and
chamber music. NJIO welcomes musicians of all ages and varying skill levels into a nurturing artistic
environment. NJIO serves its communities by presenting both affordable-admission and free
orchestral concerts, outreach performances, and special events throughout NJ.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Managing Director’s primary responsibilities are to:
• Develop and implement comprehensive fundraising strategies to enable and sustain NJIO’s
future growth; coordinate the 30th Anniversary event in April 2024
• Develop and implement a coordinated marketing/branding plan to increase NJIO’s reach and
community awareness both in terms of membership and audience development
• Collaborate with the Artistic Director to develop an Annual Plan and Budget each year which
provides engaging programs with an achievable budget in alignment with NJIO’s Strategic Plan
• Oversee the non-artistic elements of NJIO programs, including membership recruitment and
retention, audience development, concert and rehearsal management, and overall finance
responsibility (in conjunction with Board Finance Committee)
• Manage NJIO’s compliance with applicable regulations
• Supervise non-artistic staff and hold responsibility for HR management for the organization.
• Assist in the creation of future Strategic Plans
• Represent NJIO at community events to engage with local communities, develop the NJIO
brand, and foster appropriate partnerships

NJIO’s office and rehearsal space is located in Summit, NJ. The work schedule is generally flexible with
an opportunity for significant time off-site if desired. NJIO rehearsals are currently held on Thursday
late afternoons and evenings from September to May and a certain amount of on-site presence during
these times is expected, including occasions such as staff meetings and covering absences of Rehearsal
staff when needed. Attendance at Board meetings is required (currently held virtually but subject to
NJIO’s four primary concerts are weekend events and require the Managing Director’s attendance.
Work hours will average 30 hours a week, with a greater time commitment from September – May and
less generally required in the summer.
Vacation/Time off – 3 weeks vacation, with prior approval of dates which do not conflict with major
NJIO events.


• Bachelor’s Degree or higher
• Several years’ experience in the non-profit sector, including participation in marketing,
fundraising, and event planning
• Significant experience and skills managing people and teams
• Some familiarity with classical music necessary (performance experience helpful but not
• Ability to deal in a professional, warm manner with members, potential and actual donors, staff
and the community at large
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Superior organizational skills. Ability to complete projects efficiently in terms of time and cost
and at a consistently high level of quality
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and ability to learn and use nonprofit management software (fund raising, volunteer management, etc.). Prior experience
with non-profit software helpful but not required

The New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra (NJIO) provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or status as a veteran or any other prohibited basis in accordance with all applicable federal laws. In addition, NJIO complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. It is the obligation of every employee to adhere to the spirit as well as the letter of these practices.

How To Apply

Please contact NJIO President Alan Campell with an expression of interest if you you would like to learn more about this position.