NRO Job Opportunity

Riverwalk Center LawnThe National Repertory Orchestra announces the opening for the position of Director of Operations, employment to begin as early as September 17, 2018.  Application deadline is Friday August 24, 2018.

The National Repertory Orchestra is seeking a person with strong leadership qualities to direct all operations activities.  The Director of Operations is responsible for planning, organizing and directing all NRO operations and admissions activities including but not limited to a national audition tour, managing operations staff, budget, personnel, front of house and back of house activities.  The Director of Operations will work closely with the CEO in all operations, artistic and admissions endeavors. 

Applicants must be a self-starter with a minimum of three years experience in orchestral, music festival and/or musical production with a proven track record of managing staff and a busy production calendar.  Applicants must have extensive experience in front-of-house and back-of-house activities, be familiar with OPAS and other software programs including Microsoft Office.

Candidates must have past experience in working successfully with staff and Board of Directors. 

NRO Mission: Changing Lives Through Music!

The National Repertory Orchestra is a preeminent intensive fellowship that equips young musicians for orchestral music careers while providing the highest-level of musical experience for all stakeholders.  We pride ourselves on Changing Lives Through Music!

NRO Vision:

The National Repertory Orchestra is recognized as a national leader for preparing young professional musicians for future careers in music. Alumni are actively pursued as the most desirable candidates for placement in professional musical organizations worldwide.  As a result, music audiences, educators, professionals, applicants and supporters are inspired to participate in the NRO’s innovative approach to educational and experiential programming.

NRO Budget:

The National Repertory Orchestra budget is approximately $1,200,000.


Interested candidates should send a one-page resume along with a cover letter to:

Please write “Director of Operations” in the subject line.  Inquiries should be made to the same email address.