ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS

The Singapore Symphonia Company Limited manages the Singapore Symphony Orchestra and its family of orchestras and choruses at the Victoria Concert Hall (VCH), the home of the SSO since 1979. We are one of the leading arts management employers in Singapore.

 

  • 1. Assistant Stage Manager

  • The Assistant Stage Manager reports to the Stage Manager and will be involved in assisting in the planning and management of staging and production requirements to allow for the efficient and smooth operation of all Singapore Symphony Orchestra (SSO) rehearsals, recordings and performances.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES
    - Assist the Stage Manager in planning, preparing and coordinating staging and production requirements for all SSO rehearsals, recordings and performances.
    - Ensure backstage facilities are in order for use by conductors and musicians 
    - Work with venue technicians and crew to ensure suitable working conditions on and off stage 
    - Coordinate and execute any stage moves as required in conjunction with Concert Operations Officers and Venue Crew. 
    - Manage backstage operations during performances
    - Coordinate and oversee the movement of equipment and instruments to various venues as required for rehearsals and performances
    - Maintain inventory of stage equipment and instruments, and help to arrange for repairs when required
    - Attend production and technical meetings as required
    - Perform other production duties as they relate to the SSO and the SSCL

    REQUIREMENTS
    - Minimum diploma holder with 2 years of work experience.
    - Flexibility to work nights and weekends when needed 
    - Experience and knowledge of technical production or orchestra operations is required
    - Effective oral/written communication skills and supervisory skills
    - Proficiency in computer and computer software, e.g. Microsoft Office suite and CAD software
    - Team player and ability to work well with a variety of personalities
    - Experience and ability to read music, with an interest in classical music is a plus

    Please provide a comprehensive resume with a photo and cover letter also stating current and expected salaries to recruitment@sso.org.sg.
    This is a local position and only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
    The closing date for application submissions is 3 February 2017.

     

    • 2. Programme Executive (Choral)

    • The Programme Executive’s main responsibility is to oversee all administrative and operational matters of the SSO Choral Programmes and its affiliated choral ensembles - Singapore Symphony Children’s Choir (SSCC), Singapore Symphony Youth Choir (SSYC), and the Singapore Symphony Chorus (SSC).

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      RESPONSIBILITIES
      - General administration of chorus membership; including recruitment, maintenance of membership database, and dissemination of information to members (and parents) 
      - Working alongside the Assistant Manager and choirmasters in the programming of the choral calendar
      - Attend production and technical meetings as required 
      - Manage backstage and logistical operations pertaining to rehearsals and performances 
      - Working alongside the SSO Marketing departments to manage Chorus marketing and social media.
      - Any other miscellaneous programming duties as required. 

      REQUIREMENTS
      - Minimum diploma holder with 1 year of work experience 
      - Flexibility to work nights and weekends when needed  
      - Effective oral/written communication skills
      - Proficiency in computer and computer software, e.g. Microsoft Office suite; knowledge in photoshop is a plus
      - Applicants must enjoy working and be able to communicate with people of all ages
      - Team player and ability to work well with a variety of personalities
      - Experience and ability to read music, with an interest in classical/choral music is a plus

      Please provide a comprehensive resume with a photo and cover letter also stating current and expected salaries to recruitment@sso.org.sg.
      This is a local position and only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
      The closing date for application submissions is 8 February 2017.