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Program Coordinator

Inside the Orchestra is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. The mission of Inside the Orchestra is to bring music to children, cultivating music appreciation and enhancing their education through engaging, interactive experiences with orchestral music. Learn more about our mission and values and our commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and access.

Position Description: The Program Coordinator is responsible for supporting the successful implementation of Inside the Orchestra’s educational programs. The ability to be flexible and to multi-task, while maintaining schedules and managing program support, is essential to this position. The ideal candidate is an individual who is efficient and comfortable being a member of a small but dynamic team.  They are also resourceful, a good problem solver, and very organized. Assuring a steady completion of workload in a timely manner is key to success. This is a full time, salaried, non-exempt position reporting to the Executive Director and Program Director.


  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
  • Music background required: knowledge of basic music vocabulary, standard orchestration and instruments, and familiarity with sheet music.
  • Minimum 2-3 years experience in program administration, preferably in a non-profit or educational setting.
  • Ability to main composure, control, and a positive attitude.
  • Above average ability to focus on small details and accuracy of records.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks with different priorities and objectives.
  • Experience or willingness to learn Google Suite (Gmail, Gchat, GCal, Google Meet, Drive), MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and Teams), Salesforce, and Zoom meeting management.
  • Commitment to fostering an inclusive culture.
  • Exceptional interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Familiarity with local school districts and public school policies and procedures preferred.


The organization seeks an individual who is self-motivated, resourceful, and able to hand a variety of tasks. Ideal candidates will have strong organizational skills, will be computer and tech savvy, and will have the ability to work independently. This position requires an ability to manage stress in a fast-paced organization coupled with an ability to see what needs to get done and take the initiative to do it. It also requires the ability to work effectively in a small team setting and the capacity to solve problems productively. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Work with the Program Director, community partners and teaching artists to design and deliver music education programs.

  • Coordinate Inside the Orchestra public and in-school programs, including contracts, scheduling, and communications with artists, schools, and community partners.
  • Maintain existing relationships with partners; assist with identifying partners and collaborators for implementing new services and programs.
  • Gather information for grant proposals and reports.
  • Attend community gatherings designed to further collaborations among local entities with an interest in Inside the Orchestra.
  • Maintain Salesforce database as it relates to educational programming. Assist with the compilation of program statistics and financial data on related programs using Salesforce for grants and reports.
  • Respond to booking requests for in-school programs.
  • Facilitate planning meetings between partners and teaching artists as well as all follow-up needed to ensure successful high-quality programming.
  • Stay aware of schedule, transportation, or other limitations or changes in Denver metro school districts.

Salary and Office Hours: This is a 40 hour/week salaried position with flexible hours that include working from our office in north Denver with optional and flexible work from home time. The salary for this position is in the range of $44,000-47,500/year. The benefits package includes generous and flexible paid time off, schedule flexibility, work from home hours, health insurance with 100% of premium paid by employer, short-term disability insurance, flexible spending account with employer contribution, and Simple IRA with 3% match.

Manual Functions: Due to the nature of implementing live, public events, this role does have physical components. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to perform non-desk duties, move around buildings, and communicate with others. The employee is occasionally required to perform duties while on the ground, in tight spaces, and in busy crowds of people. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions..

To Apply: Submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@insidetheorchestra.org. No phone calls.

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