Executive Director Search

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Golden State Youth Orchestra is a successful non-profit business seeking an experienced Executive Director (ED) to lead our organization through an upcoming period of growth. Golden State Youth Orchestra (GSYO), previously El Camino Youth Symphony (ECYS), is a $2 million ($1.2 million regular operations, $800k biennial international tour) 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 1963. Golden State Youth Orchestra is a nationally recognized 6 orchestra/ensemble group of 450+ students with a successful track record of providing music education and performance. Its ongoing goals include nurturing, training and developing young musicians and achieving musical excellence that provides high-quality performance opportunities for young people and outstanding musical events for the wider community.

The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the organization, ensuring that it is operating efficiently and effectively in meeting and exceeding its mission and associated business goals. As the public representative of our organization, the ED will work closely with the Board of Directors, Music Director, parents, students, faculty and the public. The ED will lead staff members and faculty towards the achievement of the organization’s mission and vision and ensure that all stakeholders are working together to successfully achieve smooth operations, strategic objectives for growth, and enhancement of our reputation.

Interested candidates are invited to email their resumes and cover letters to Jennifer Matthews at jennifer.matthews@gsyomusic.org

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