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The Maryland Symphony Orchestra is an equal opportunity employer. All eligible candidates will be considered without regard to race, creed, color, religious belief, sex, age, national origin, disability, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Current openings:


The Maryland Symphony Orchestra seeks a highly self-motivated individual with excellent interpersonal skills to operate the full range of development activities: annual fundraising, cultivation and stewardship of individual and corporate major donors, special events, and the coordination of volunteers.


The Director of Development plans, manages, and executes all aspects of the fund development program.  This position reports directly to the Executive Director and works collaboratively with the members of the Board of Directors and other staff to secure the annual contributed revenue budget and achieve other long-term organizational goals.

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Please submit a cover letter and resume, as well as three professional references via email to Jonathan Parrish, Executive Director, at

About the Maryland Symphony Orchestra

Under the leadership of Music Director Elizabeth Schulze, the Maryland Symphony Orchestra, currently in its 38th season, is a non-profit professional orchestra serving the quad-state region.  The orchestra performs five pairs of subscription concerts; a pair of holiday concerts and a pair of Pops concerts; youth concerts; and a free outdoor Independence Day concert at nearby Antietam National Battlefield.  The orchestra also presents a wide range of educational programs in partnership with the Washington County Public Schools.