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Please contact Gabe Slimko, VP of Operations/Orchestra Personnel Manager at gslimko@westmichigansymphony.org for more information on open positions:

Current Open Positions. Auditions Spring 2023
Concertmaster >
Violin Section
Assistant Principal Cello (Chair 3)
Cello section
Oboe 2
Trumpet 2 & 3



Marketing & Design Manager (posted Jan. 27, 2023)

The West Michigan Symphony is seeking a top-notch marketing and design professional to join our small but mighty team. We’re looking for an individual who can seamlessly convert written and verbal strategic direction into a broad assortment of creative deliverables, including web, digital, social, email, print publications, photography, video and out-of-home as well write and edit copy, and manage promotional campaigns. You’ll be charged with building and managing a full-service, in-house “agency,” providing marketing and graphic services across the organization. The role is roughly 50% marketing/promotional campaign management – 50% graphic design. Weekend and evening event duty. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years’ experience in agency or in-house creative department; at least two of those must demonstrate significant responsibility in helping to integrate design concepts into overall branding and marketing programs. Expert knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite, InDesign, Photoshop, and experience managing websites using WordPress or another CMS platform is required. Video editing software experience a plus. Those with a passion for orchestral music, and experience in performing arts and/or live entertainment sectors will be given prime consideration. Complete job description found here.

Full-time salary with benefits. For consideration, please forward a cover letter and resume, including salary range expectations to VP of Development and Marketing at employment@westmichigansymphony.org. Include Marketing & Design Manager Application in the subject line. Interviews begin immediately. Applications reviewed until position filled.