Part-time Founders Hall Assistant

  • 1 Symphony Pl, Nashville, TN 37201, USA
  • Part-time

Company Description

Our Mission: The Nashville Symphony inspires, entertains, and educates through excellence in musical performance.

One of Tennessee’s largest and longest-running nonprofit performing arts organizations, the Nashville Symphony has been an integral part of the Music City sound since 1946. Led by music director Giancarlo Guerrero, the 83-member ensemble performs 170 concerts annually, with a focus on contemporary American orchestral music. It is one of the most active recording orchestras in the U.S. and has earned a total of 13 GRAMMY® Awards and 24 nominations.

Education and community engagement have been at the core of the Nashville Symphony’s mission since its founding. Each year the organization reaches 60,000 children and adults with more than 20 free or low-cost programs, including Young People’s Concerts for K-12 students, sectional lessons with band and orchestra students and free Community Concerts.

Schermerhorn Symphony Center, the orchestra’s home since 2006, is widely considered one of the world’s finest acoustical venues. Named in honor of former music director Kenneth Schermerhorn and located in the heart of Nashville’s booming downtown.

Job Description

Position Overview: Prepare the Allen Walter Watson, Sr. Founders Hall for members to enjoy prior to concerts and during concert intermissions

Primary Responsibilities:

  • On concert nights, prepare and display food, make coffee, restock equipment for table, etc.
  • Pick up food and supplies for Founders Hall receptions when necessary
  • Communicate with members of the Development Department to provide any information regarding Founders Hall updates
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Prior experience in catering and/or restaurant setting preferred
  • Reliable transportation, as some travel will be required to pick up supplies
  • Ability to work as a team member with a positive, helpful attitude in developing creative responses and solutions to needs and issues
  • Ability to follow detailed instructions
  • Ability to lift and carry of up to 25 pounds required
  • Ability to work flexible and varied hours, including nights, weekends and/or holidays

Additional Information


The Nashville Symphony prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, genetics, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


The Nashville Symphony is in compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 which maintains that no person in the United States shall, on the ground of race, color, or national origin, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance. If you have questions concerning the Nashville Symphony’s compliance with Title VI, please contact the Vice President of Human Resources and our Local Title VI Coordinator, Nakisha Hicks.

This company is a smoke-free workplace in compliance with the Non-Smoker Protection Act, Tennessee Code Annotated §§ 39-17-1801-1810. In accordance with that law and company policy, smoking is prohibited in enclosed areas of company property.