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Updated on 6.22.17

MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST

Brookline Music School (BMS) seeks a part-time marketing communications professional accountable for promotion and public relations.  The specialist’s responsibilities include developing and implementing advertising strategies, designing and managing collateral materials, creating newsletters and email blasts, attending local fairs, managing media relationships as well as external relationships with other non-profit organizations in Brookline.  Working in partnership with the BMS Digital Communications Coordinator, who manages the BMS website and social media, is a critical component of this role.

QUALIFICATIONS

The successful applicant will be an excellent writer with sound graphic design skills and have at least five years of experience in a marketing communications role. The selected individual will also be outgoing with strong organizational and interpersonal skills. Previous work in a non-profit environment, and knowledge of music and Brookline are pluses. The ideal candidate will have a proven record of working in the marketing communications field. An undergraduate degree in marketing, communications, business, or a related field, is required.

TO APPLY

Candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and a list of references with email and telephone contact information to info@bmsmusic.org with the job title in the subject heading.  Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Review of applicants will begin immediately.


TEACHING ARTIST, PIANO – IMMEDIATE OPENING

Brookline Music School (BMS) seeks a Teaching Artist in Piano for immediate appointment to teach both during the summer term and the upcoming school year beginning September 2017. At BMS, private piano students range in age from six years to adult. This position will also include frequent accompanying duties at student recitals and events, and may include teaching group classes and coaching chamber music ensembles. Teaching takes place at Kennard House, our main location, with additional instruction in the Brookline Public Schools.

QUALIFICATIONS

Brookline Music School seeks an individual with a proven record of teaching various age groups, and who is passionate and committed to growing a studio through solid pedagogy and recruitment. The ideal candidate will be willing to commit 2-4 teaching days of approximately 5 hours each, and seeking to commit to a minimum of 2 years of teaching. Weekend availability is an asset. Organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills are essential to represent the school to our students and their families. An undergraduate degree in performance is required; a graduate degree or the equivalent—demonstrated through teaching and performing experience—is preferred, as is demonstrated accompanying ability and interest.

TO APPLY

Candidates should send a cover letter, résumé, and a list of references with email and telephone contact information to info@bmsmusic.org with the job title in the subject heading. Applicants should be prepared to give a teaching demonstration with a BMS student and to perform a repertoire selection. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Review of applicants will begin immediately.


GROUP PIANO TEACHER – 2017-2018 SCHOOL YEAR

Brookline Music School (BMS) seeks a part-time GROUP PIANO TEACHER to teach piano classes on Saturday mornings for children ages 4 and above. The successful applicant will have excellent piano and musical skills, an understanding of child development, and experience with Gordon’s Music Learning Theory.

QUALIFICATIONS


Brookline Music School seeks an individual with a proven record of teaching early childhood music classes and/or piano who is passionate and committed to growing the BMS group piano program through solid pedagogy. Organizational, communication and interpersonal skills are essential in order to represent the school to our students’ families. An undergraduate degree in music education or a related music field is required; a graduate degree or the equivalent is preferred.

TO APPLY


Candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and a list of references with email and telephone contact information to info@bmsmusic.org with the job title in the subject heading. References should include parents of at least two current or recent students. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Review of applicants will begin immediately.


ABOUT BROOKLINE MUSIC SCHOOL

Brookline Music School seeks to awaken and nurture musical interest, appreciation, and artistic excellence in a friendly and stimulating atmosphere; to offer a high standard of comprehensive music instruction to people of all ages and backgrounds from the local community; and to serve the community by teaching in multiple locations, offering generous tuition assistance, and sponsoring a full schedule of concerts and public performances throughout the year.

A private, nonprofit community school for the arts, BMS is the oldest and largest cultural institution in Brookline. Founded in 1924 by the Brookline Public Schools, its original purpose was to enhance school orchestras by providing music lessons after hours on school premises. BMS became a private organization in the 1940s and was incorporated as a nonprofit organization in 1967.

Brookline Music School does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, religion, veteran-status, ancestry, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic.

Brookline Music School
25 Kennard Road
Brookline, MA 02445
Phone: (617) 277-4593
Fax: (617) 277-4437

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