Jun 26, 2023


Pasadena, CA

Position Summary

The CEO will uplift the mission and vision of Symphony and POPS, guide the operational and fiscal functions, and co-curate inspiring musical programming with the Music Director, Principal POPS Conductor, and Chief Operating Officer, with an eye toward artistic innovation and audience development. Reporting to the President and working closely with the Board, the CEO will lead donor engagement, proactively recruit and retain exceptional board members, support and mentor the staff team, and inspire exceptional and collaborative relationships with stellar musicians. Leveraging the power of an expert and dedicated staff, and an energized and dynamic Board of Directors, the CEO will expand the organization’s reach and scope, creating meaningful partnerships with key internal and external stakeholders, musicians, and philanthropic partners. Building on the Symphony and POPS’ resilient financial performance during the pandemic, the CEO will maximize ticket sales and other earned revenue opportunities and execute the organization’s critical contractual relationships.

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Apply here by 8/09/23
The Pasadena Symphony Association offers an attractive compensation package with a competitive salary estimated in the range of $180,000 to $220,000. Employee health and insurance benefits are underwritten by the Symphony and POPS and include medical insurance via Kaiser Permanente along with life, dental, and vision insurance via Guardian Insurance, as well as a 401(k)-retirement plan. The Association also offers a generous flexible personal time off policy. The quality of life in the vibrant Pasadena community and San Gabriel Valley region is an inherent benefit of leading this unique and dynamic organization into the future.