Detroit Symphony Orchestra hiring cube associate


Job Title

Cube Associate

Company Name

Detroit Symphony Orchestra



Job Type

Part Time

Job Summary

The Cube Coordinator will provide primary administrative support for @ THE MAX programming in the areas of artist and events logistical needs, marketing, and strategic partnerships. 

The Cube Coordinator will act as a liaison with guest artists, artist managements, partners and venues. This position requires a high level of professionalism, tact and integrity due to the frequency of internal/external contacts and exposure to confidential information. 

This position is part-time. Yearly average of hours worked are less than 30 hours per week.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Manages the logistical follow-up as it relates to visiting artists, including hotels, transportation, rehearsals, post-concert entertainment, etc. 
  • Assists in monitoring contracts to assure that provisions of contract and contract riders are fulfilled 
  • Enter event details for all CUBE activity in EMS, the DSO's Events Management System, and generate events sheets to be shared with production team. 
  • Arranges catering for artists with internal or external vendors as needed 
  • Build key partnerships with local restaurants/food trucks, artisans and beverage vendors to create a "happy hour" feel that encourages social interaction before and during concerts. 
  • Support overall ticket campaign goals, including list development in Tessitura and brokerage for and emails; media placements; design coordination; and grassroots and digital campaigns. 
  • Work closely with the stage and production staff to communicate all necessary information for planning and execution of programs. 
  • Collaborates with the Communications team to maximize all public relations and marketing initiatives 
  • Partners with Community Engagement and Learning team to plan workshops and masterclasses 
  • Collaboratively researches ticketing prices and audience participation in similar markets to assist the Director with artistic planning 
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications and Skills

The Ideal Candidate:

  • High School diploma. (required) 
  • Strong computer skills–knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word; willingness to learn database software. 
  • Creative, resourceful, and detail-oriented. 
  • Self-starter with entrepreneurial spirt 
  • Must demonstrate initiative, strong organizational skills and be able to thrive in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment. 
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills–applied to working directly with vendors and key internal staff members. 
  • Willingness to work non-traditional hours including nights and weekends. 
  • Experience in marketing/sales experience (preferred) 
  • Passionate about connecting people from all walks of life to live music experiences and visual arts, a plus! 

Primary Reporting Responsibility: Managing Director & Curator, @ THE MAX 

Secondary Reporting Responsibility: Vice President and General Manager 

How to apply

Send resumes and cover letters to jobs@dso.org.