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Marketing Coordinator

About the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra USA is a dynamic and innovative cultural institution dedicated to enriching the community through exceptional musical performances and educational outreach programs. The VSO is committed to artistic excellence and community engagement, we strive to inspire, educate, and entertain audiences of all ages and backgrounds. With passion and finesse, the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra plays time-honored masterworks, newly commissioned world premieres, and a unique and intriguing repertoire, including works by prominent new composers.

Our Mission: To enhance the quality of life in Southwest Washington by providing symphonic music of the highest caliber in live performances and through music education in schools, concert halls, and throughout the community.

Position Overview

The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra is seeking a talented Marketing Coordinator to join our team. The Marketing Coordinator will play a pivotal role in promoting our performances, events, and educational initiatives to a diverse audience in the Vancouver, Washington area and beyond. This individual will work closely with the VSO CEO and Marketing Consultant Firm to develop and implement marketing strategies that enhance the visibility and reputation of the Vancouver Symphony within the community.


  • Collaborate with the VSO CEO and Marketing Consultant Firm to develop comprehensive marketing plans for each concert season, including digital marketing, social media, email campaigns, print advertising, and public relations efforts.
  • Create engaging and compelling content for various marketing channels, including website, social media platforms, email newsletters, and print materials.
  • Manage social media accounts and online communities, including content creation, scheduling, monitoring, and engagement with followers.
  • Assist in the design and production of marketing materials such as posters, flyers, brochures, and digital ads.
  • Support media partnerships and sponsorships to expand the reach of Vancouver Symphony events and initiatives.
  • Monitor and analyze the performance of marketing campaigns, including website traffic, social media metrics, and ticket sales data, and provide regular reports to management.
  • Assist with the coordination of special events, fundraisers, and outreach activities as needed.
  • Assist in maintaining relationships with local media outlets, bloggers, influencers, and community organizations to increase press coverage and visibility for the Vancouver Symphony.
  • Stay informed about industry trends, best practices, and emerging technologies in marketing and advertising.
  • Managing and organizing all paper and digital VSO media files and doing regular VSO archival maintenance.


  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Communications, or related field.
  • 2+ years of experience in marketing, preferably in the arts or entertainment industry.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with a keen eye for detail and creativity.
  • Proficiency in digital marketing tools and platforms, including social media management, email marketing, and website content management systems.
  • Graphic design skills and experience with design software such as Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) preferred.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a collaborative team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Passion for the arts and a commitment to promoting cultural enrichment and accessibility in the community.
  • The ability to lift and carry 25 pounds
  • U.S. work authorization required
  • Must have a vehicle and valid driver’s license
  • Ability to work nights and weekends for VSO events


  • Full-time, exempt position
  • $20 an hour
  • Benefits and PTO


Please submit a resume, cover letter, and portfolio (if applicable), names/contact of three references to: [email protected]

Please indicate "Marketing Coordinator Application – VSO USA" in the subject line. No phone calls please. The position is for immediate hire. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. We thank all applicants for their interest in joining the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra team, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The VSO is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values a diverse and inclusive workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law.