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Open Theatre Project is looking for CONCERT COORDINATORS & VOLUNTEERS for our 2017 / 2018 Season of JP CONCERTS at St. John's Church in Jamaica Plain. Information on the position / show / how to apply below. Representation matters at OTP, we make a commitment to our staff and audience to provide opportunities for all.


Our Concert Coordinators are the heart and soul of JP Concerts. Coordinators are a team of 2-3 individuals who will produce and staff all 13 concerts for the 2017 / 2018 Season from top to tail. They will work in coordination with JP Concerts & OTP Management to guarantee the success of each individual concert and the Season as a whole. Specific responsibilities below. Compensation is $30-50 / concert depending on staffing / needs and a % of funds raise

Season Responsibilities

  • Support fundraising efforts including grant writing

  • Support marketing outreach

  • Support relationship with St. John's Church

  • Attend networking and promotional events

Concert Responsibilities

Only One Coordinator need be present for the following

  • Be in attendance of all rehearsals and performances

  • Open the house and set up all JP Concerts Front of House / Marketing Materials

  • Manage Volunteer Staff

  • Coordinate any Performer Load In / Set Up

  • Take Tickets and Handle Audience Experience

  • Promote through our social channels with pictures / videos

  • Make sure space is returned

Compensation: Stipend per Concert Event plus % of all Funds Raised


If you love FREE Concerts for you and two friends WHILE making that Concert happen, then volunteer for us today! We always work on the strengths of the individual, whether it's setting up, selling tickets, greeting our audience or helping spread the word we can always use the help. Each year we rely on volunteers to ensure each concert goes smoothly and our audience and performers are taken care of. Send an email with the info below and how you'd like to get involved.

>> Schedule

>> How to apply

Please send the following information to

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter (outline skills, experience, relevance to this position)

  • General Contact information

  • Please include CONCERT COORDINATOR -or- VOLUNTEER in your email subject line.

>> About JP Concerts

JP Concerts is a community music program of St. John's Episcopal Church in Jamaica Plain managed by resident performing arts company, Open Theatre Project. The St. John’s sanctuary is a beautiful venue with surround-sound acoustics and an ideal location in the heart of Jamaica Plain. Performances to date have covered a broad range, including multi-media theatrical presentations, wind, keyboard, string recitals, clarinet quartets along with Japanese flute and vocals. These concerts showcase musicians ranging from local talent to world-renowned performers. We are also the home venue for A FAR CRY, Jamaica Plain’s very own self-directed chamber orchestra.

>> Learn more about Open Theatre Project & JP Concerts at

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