Careers At Aspen Music Festival

Operations Assistant

Department: Operations
Location: Aspen, CO

Aspen Music Festival and School- Operations Assistant   

The Operations Assistants will work closely with the Director of Operations and Operations Administrator as well as other members of the AMFS staff to assist with the daily functions of the Aspen Music Festival and School. Duties vary and include assisting with logistical support for five orchestras and numerous chamber ensembles, as well as assisting with special event production coordination. These positions are directly responsible for production support for student and outreach performances, the organization of instrument rental and distribution, development assistance with GIK tracking, media coordination, broadcast releases, and inventories as well as scheduling. Frequent evenings and weekends will be required.

In this role, there are three positions available which will collectively cover the following areas: instrument rentals and production, media and broadcast, and special events and managing GIK.


  • Background in classical music, and/or experience in arts or school administration required.  
  • Excellent customer service, organizational and administrative skills, and multi-tasking capabilities required.  
  • Candidate must be flexible, willing, motivated and quick to learn as job requirements will vary from day to day. 
  • Attention to detail and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment under high pressure.  
  • Basic computer skills required. Production coordination experience is a strong plus.  
  • Candidates must have access to a vehicle and a valid driverís license for the summer of 2018. A DMV background check will be conducted for candidates hired. 

Duration: June 7-August 19, 2019  

Compensation: Hourly wage plus summer housing in Aspen

Application procedure:  Please complete the online application process and attach your cover letter and resume (with references) where prompted. PDF files only.  

No phone calls please.

Application Deadline: January 31, 2019


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