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Position: Music Librarian and Media Specialist
Organization: The Metropolitan Youth Orchestra of New York
Location: Manhasset, NY

Status: Full time
The Metropolitan Youth Orchestra of New York (MYO) is committed to fostering a community of talented young musicians from Long Island and providing them with an opportunity to rehearse and perform choral and orchestral masterworks at the highest possible level with recognized leaders in music education and performance. Founded in 1993 by John C. McNeur, MYO has grown from a 15-piece orchestra to seven orchestras and nine choirs, serving close to 1,000 musicians between the ages of 8 and 18.

Position Overview
The organization has an immediate requirement for a qualified Music Librarian and Media Specialist.

Music Librarian Responsibilities
Responsible for all music orders (new, rental, and borrowed)
Advise Music Directors on repertoire choice(s) and MYO repertoire history
Prepare, assign, and distribute music for all MYO Music Directors, members, coaches, and guest performers for all events (rehearsals, sectionals, concerts, and auditions)
Collect music and track missing parts as needed
Oversee production and maintenance of MYO physical and digital music libraries (including recorded audio files)
Create program listings for concert programs

Concert and Rehearsal Production
Create rehearsal and performance set-up diagrams for all orchestras and choirs
Create the Concert Production Schedule for all major performances
Determine dress rehearsal length and concert timings based on the concert venue requirements
Manage backstage production on concert days
Attend rehearsals on occasion and assist Music Directors as necessary
Assist with concert production while on tour

Media Specialist Responsibilities
Concert Program Ads
Maintain advertiser database for MYO Concert Program Ads
Facilitate renewals with current advertisers
Research new opportunities for ad partnerships with local businesses
Website and Charms Accounts (
Edit and format content on each section of the website
Upload documents and other media files to Charms accounts for member use
Create all online forms with JotForm
HTML/CSS experience a plus
MYO Box Office Site (PatronManager)
Manage ticketing site ( /
Create and maintain event listings and details

General Content Editor and Publisher
Edit and format documents, images, and other media
General MYO Responsibilities
Keep informed of all MYO policies, practices, news, and activities
Aid in the organization and execution of large-scale projects and events
Supervise and delegate appropriate tasks to MYO Intern(s)
Manage customer relations by email and phone, and in person at MYO events
Manage library email account, and respond to any phone calls, emails, and other correspondence
Have working knowledge of all programs and devices associated with MYO record keeping, dynamic databases,
and material productions
Active interest and participation in promoting MYO

General Expectations
Monday – Friday regular office hours
Expect to work occasionally on weekends and occasional evenings as concerts, rehearsals and meetings require
(approximately 10 – 12 weekends per year, 12 – 15 on tour years)
Conduct yourself professionally at all times
Must have a car for traveling to and from MYO office, rehearsal sites, and concert sites

One year of successful office administrative experience
Customer relations experience
Required Skills
A self-starter with excellent communication skills and professional demeanor
Exceptional organization skills and attention to detail required
Seasoned time management skills
Ability to work well under pressure and be able to juggle many projects simultaneously
Strong computer skills: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Social Media acumen
Comfortable working in multiple databases and coordinating information
Able to lift instruments, chairs, music stands, and boxes of MYO merchandise

Desired Applicants with a music degree (education, performance, or administration) are preferred
HTML/CSS experience a plus
Choral or orchestral experience with children
Proactive and creative in seeking out solutions to challenges that arise with each project

MYO offers an attractive compensation package, which includes a competitive salary, health insurance, and the
opportunity to staff the biennial tour.
To Apply

Please send a cover letter and resume to MYO Executive Director Anthea Jackson at
Anthea Jackson
The Metropolitan Youth Orchestra of New York
13 Myrtle Street, 2nd Floor
Manhasset, NY 11030
For additional information about MYO visit:

MYO is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive
environment for all staff. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.