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Artist Liaison/ Driver, Part-Time

The Philadelphia Orchestra Association

Artist Liaison/ Driver – Contract/Hourly

Title: Artist Liaison/ Driver, Part-Time
Department: Artistic Planning 
Reports to: Manager of Artist Services
Status: Contractor, non-exempt, hourly

 

Summary:

The Artist Liaison/ Driver will be responsible for providing backstage support and hospitality for all guest artists and the Music Director; transporting them, handling all of their needs, and assisting with other duties as assigned. The Artist Liaison/Driver is responsible for managing all backstage supplies, as well as the maintenance of the POA vehicle.

This is an hourly/contract based position. Hours are flexible, but generally include weekday and Saturday mornings, and evenings.

 

 

Essential Functions:

Provide ground transportation for artists and select POA staff to/from airport, train stations, hotels, rehearsals, concerts and special events as assigned.
Prepare arrival packets for all artists and deliver to artists’ hotel upon their arrival.
Attend to artists’ backstage needs, such as getting meals and refreshments, managing dry cleaning of concert attire, and running errands as requested.
Order and maintain supplies for Artistic office and backstage dressing rooms.
Arrange for post-concert dinners and hospitality at local attractions.
Prepare all artist dressing rooms, provide guest artist assistance and hospitality backstage. Ensure and maintain a pleasant backstage atmosphere. Manage artist ticket requests and
Manage use of POA vehicle and keep maintenance current.
Other duties as assigned.

Education/Experience:

A minimum of two years related experience required. A valid driver’s license and a clean driving record is required.  Knowledge of, or previous experience with classical music and musical artists strongly preferred.

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Strong interpersonal skills and discretion to with the ability to work with high-profile artists and personalities in a calm and professional manner.
Ability to retain confidential information. 
Collaborative and open attitude toward co-workers.

Working Conditions/Physical Demands:

The employee is required to perform duties and attend events during evening and weekend hours in addition to the regular office hours. The employee is required to have a current valid driver’s license and will be operating a company vehicle. Generally work is performed in an office environment or performing arts venue.

 

To Apply

Candidates should send their resume to: humanresources@philorch.org

Or mail to:
The Philadelphia Orchestra Association
Attn: Human Resources 
One South Broad Street | 14th Floor
Philadelphia, PA | 19107