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  • Royal Liverpool Philharmonic

    Youth Company Manager (Maternity Cover)

    Date posted: 28/08/18

    Closing date: 21/09/18

    Salary: Up to £27,500

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    Liverpool Philharmonic are looking for a dynamic individual with a passion for music to lead our talent development work with young people from across the region.

    The Youth Company Manager will manage our performance ensembles including Liverpool Philharmonic Youth Orchestra and Youth Choir, lead events and oversee creative projects and training activities for Youth Company members.

    This is a full-time position (maternity cover) for up to 12 months

    Contact: Celia Makin-Bell | Email: | Telephone: 0151 210 1954

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  • ACFEA Tour Consultants

    Tour Manager

    Date posted: 05/09/18

    Closing date: 21/09/18

    Salary: £27,000 - £30,000 pa according to experience

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    ACFEA Tour Consultants seeks a Tour Manager to operate concert tours for non-professional music ensembles travelling primarily within Europe.

    The ideal candidates will have a creative flair for project management, attention to detail, good communication skills and ability to work well under pressure. Extensive knowledge of classical music as well as European travel experience required. At least 3 years experience in an office administration role is essential, ideally within a music-related field. A good working knowledge of at least one other European language is an advantage.

    The role involves opportunities for international travel.

    Taking full responsibility for a portfolio of 12-15 tours per year, primarily for British and American groups travelling within Europe.

    Duties will include all aspects of tour planning and administration.

    Contact: Helen David | Email:

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  • Specialised Travel

    Marketing Executive

    Date posted: 10/09/18

    Closing date: 21/09/18

    Salary: £27,000 - £30,000 pa according to experience

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    Specialised Travel seeks a creative and strategic Marketing Executive to develop marketing campaigns and travel products for its divisions: Travel for the Arts (TFA), ACFEA Tour Consultants and Specialised Travel Ltd. The ideal candidate should be willing to work under their own initiative and autonomy. A knowledge of opera, classical music or ballet is a must.

    The successful candidate will be a self-starter, used to working autonomously and responsible for maximising the marketing and communications activities of Specialised Travel Ltd and its divisions. The candidate will ensure that an integrated and coordinated approach to marketing, media, digital and communications is followed at all times internally and externally.

    Principal duties and responsibilities:
    • Responsible for the creation, production and editing of Travel for the Arts tours brochures including the writing of appealing and persuasive escorted tour summaries and itineraries
    • Producing all other printed materials for company marketing communications
    • Proof-reading marketing materials and TFA documentation including tour itineraries and synopses
    • Researching and selecting combinations of opera, ballet and classical music performances to include in TFA tours
    • Developing contacts within opera houses and festivals for TFA tours
    • Managing agency relationships – advertising

    Contact: Poppy Savage | Email:

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  • Welsh National Opera

    Music Librarian

    Date posted: 03/09/18

    Closing date: 23/09/18

    Salary: c.£25,000

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    Welsh National Opera shares the power of live opera with audiences and communities across Wales and England – in theatres, neighbourhoods and online.

    We are seeking a successful candidate to prepare orchestral material for Mainscale Opera Productions, Concert and Youth and Community Engagements; ensuring cuts, revisions and transpositions are made as appropriate and photocopying, binding and making of masters, as required.

    The successful candidate will have previous professional Orchestral Librarian experience, hold a Music Degree and have the ability to work to deadlines with accuracy and efficiency.

    Good knowledge of Opera and symphonic repertoire and a basic knowledge of German and Italian language are desirable.

    Deadline for applications: Sunday 23 September 2018 (5.30 pm)
    Interview dates: TBC

    Welsh National Opera is an Equal Opportunities Employer and a Registered Charity

    Contact: Hang Barry | Email: | Telephone: 029 2063 5067

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  • London Sinfonietta

    General Manager

    Date posted: 28/08/18

    Closing date: 24/09/18

    Salary: £35,000-£39,000

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    The General Manager of the London Sinfonietta is a central role in the organisation, responsible for overseeing the implementation and delivery of the organisation’s programme of work and wider strategic objectives outlined in the business plan through the week-by-week running of the management team. The post-holder works closely with the Chief Executive & Artistic Director and the Head of Finance to set the organisation’s priorities and as such the position has huge scope to influence the creative and business direction of this world-renowned contemporary music organisation.

    Terms and Conditions Working hours: Full-time, 5 days per week Salary range: £35,000-£39,000 depending on experience

    Annual leave: 25 days per annum pro rata plus statutory holidays

    Pension: Contributions match employee contributions up to a maximum of 3%.

    How to apply
    To apply for this position please send a completed Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form to

    Please note that we do not accept CVs.

    For a full Job Description please visit our website using the link below.

    The closing date for applications is Monday 24 September 2018, 9am
    First round interviews are likely to be held on in the week of 1 October 2018

    Contact: Elizabeth Davies | Email: | Telephone: 020 7239 9340

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  • London Sinfonietta

    Marketing Manager

    Date posted: 28/08/18

    Closing date: 24/09/18

    Salary: £27,000-£31,000

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    The Marketing Manager oversees all of the London Sinfonietta’s Marketing and Communications activity, and is responsible for the organisation’s brand and tone of voice.

    The Marketing Manager shapes and contributes to the organisation’s audience development, data and digital strategies including maintaining the website, email communications, Tessitura, and other databases. The role is responsible for managing the marketing budget, line managing the Marketing Officer and liaising with our Press Consultant. The Marketing Manager for the London Sinfonietta is an exciting opportunity with huge scope for someone who wants to make a big impact with one of the world’s leading contemporary music organisations, helping to raise its profile and develop new audiences.

    Terms and Conditions
    Working hours: Full-time, 5 days per week
    Salary range: £27,000-£31,000 depending on experience
    Annual leave: 25 days per annum pro rata plus statutory holidays
    Pension: Contributions match employee contributions up to a maximum of 3%.

    How to apply
    To apply for this position please send a completed Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form to
    Please note that we do not accept CVs.
    For a full Job Description please visit our website using the link below.

    The closing date for applications is Monday 24 September 2018, 9am
    First round interviews are likely to be held on in the week of 1 October 2018

    Contact: Craig West | Email: | Telephone: 020 7239 9340

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  • Philharmonia Orchestra

    Executive Assistant to the Senior Management Team

    Date posted: 31/08/18

    Closing date: 24/09/18

    Salary: £25,000 to £28,000 per annum, depending on experience

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    This is an outstanding opportunity to join the management team of one of the world’s leading symphony orchestras.

    Providing support to the Managing Director (including diary management, making travel arrangements and handling correspondence), and assisting the Deputy Managing Director in matters relating to company administration and HR management, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate first-class organisational skills, a high level of attention to detail and the ability to communicate clearly and effectively.

    Contact: Fiona Martin | Email:

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  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

    Community and Education Project Manager

    Date posted: 04/09/18

    Closing date: 24/09/18

    Salary: c. £26,000

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    The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra would like to invite applications for the position of Community and Education Project Manager.

    The Community and Education project manager is one of two project managers in the RPO’s Community and Education department responsible for implementing an ambitious orchestral community and education programme, RPO Resound, both nationally and internationally, as part of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra’s vision and business plan.

    The role is responsible for the delivery of a high-quality programme of creative activities that respond to the specific needs of the communities it serves, and imaginatively connects participatory community and education work to the Orchestra’s concerts and residencies.

    To apply, please email your CV with a cover letter to, addressed to Kate McBain, Director of Community and Education, by Monday 24 September.

    Interviews will be held on the first week of October.

    Contact: Kate McBain | Email: | Telephone: 02076088800

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  • London Philharmonic Orchestra

    Marketing Manager

    Date posted: 07/09/18

    Closing date: 24/09/18

    Salary: £28,000-£32,000

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    This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic marketeer to join the London Philharmonic Orchestra.

    The successful candidate will play a central role in building audiences for its London concert series at the Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall. The Marketing Manager will also work closely with the Digital Creative and Website Manager on all aspects of Digital Marketing, and will play an integral part in PR, branding and profile-raising activity

    The ideal candidate will have an infectious passion for classical music, a strong team member and have significant experience in putting together detailed and creative marketing campaigns across all media channels.

    For further information and details of how to apply visit

    Deadline for applications is 9 am on Monday 24 September.

    Interviews will be held the week commencing 1 October.

    Contact: David Burke | Email: | Telephone: 0207 840 4221

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  • Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

    Development Assistant

    Date posted: 13/09/18

    Closing date: 01/10/18

    Salary: £16,000 - £18,000

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    This is a great entry level job where you can be a part of the team at Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra (BSO). This is an opportunity for a bright and confident team player to take a first step into a successful fundraising team at a major arts organisation which is big on ambition, as well as being a creative and a great place to work.

    You’ll be a central figure in the Development team supporting the varied work we undertake to develop relationships and inspire support for our work. As the ‘go to’ person for the team you’ll support a range of tasks giving you great exposure into the inner workings of a fundraising team. You’ll be the first point of contact for Members and responsible for a variety of work including event co-ordination, supporter communications, data analysis and marketing.

    Experience in fundraising is not essential. What we’re really after is someone who loves music and what BSO does. We need someone who is good with people, is willing to learn and understands the value organisational skills and attention to detail can add with to the experience BSO Members, Donors and Supporters enjoy.

    An application form is available on the BSO website, accessible using the link below, which should be sent with your CV and a covering letter to Natalie Wright at

    Contact: Natalie Wright | Email: | Telephone: 07584250002

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  • Rayfield Allied

    Assistant Artist Manager

    Date posted: 10/09/18

    Closing date: 03/10/18

    Salary: negotiable, dependent on experience

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    Rayfield Allied is an established artist management company based in central London (SE1). Rayfield Allied was formed in 2011 when Allied Artists Agency and Rayfield Artists, two of the most respected independent agencies, merged. It has built up an enviable reputation and an exciting roster of artists which is mainly focused on conductors and concert and opera singers, but also includes select composers, stage directors, instrumentalists and instrumental and vocal ensembles. All members of our office are actively involved in the selling and management of our artists.

    As part of the ongoing growth of the agency we are now looking for an Assistant Artist Manager to work with a range of our artists. As part of an expanding business, there are strong opportunities for the right person for quick career progression.

    Duties will include:
    - day to day liaising with artists and promoters;
    - servicing, including making travel and hotel arrangements for artists, obtaining work visas and producing itineraries;
    - diary and database management and contract processing;
    - maintaining press and PR materials and website updating;
    - providing PA support to artist managers, including general office administration;
    - attending performances.

    Skills required:

    The successful candidate will:

    - be passionate and knowledgeable about classical music;
    - have excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
    - have good computer skills, preferably with previous experience of using Overture software package;
    - be self-motivated;
    - be able to work efficiently and to prioritise a sometimes heavy workload;
    - have a keen eye for detail;
    - be able to remain calm under pressure.

    Fluency in foreign languages will be a definite advantage, as will experience of working in an artist management department.

    Contact: Christoph Mayr | Email:

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  • Universal Music/Decca Music Group, Decca Classics

    Product Manager, Decca Classics

    Date posted: 04/09/18

    Closing date: 04/10/18


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    As part of Universal Music/Decca Music Group, Decca Classics have almost 90 years of recording history and an outstanding catalogue. Current DMG stars include Cecilia Bartoli, Sheku Kanneh-Mason, Nicola Benedetti, Andrea Bocelli, Joseph Calleja, Renée Fleming, Benjamin Grosvenor, Janine Jansen, and Jess Gillam.

    The Product Manager is responsible for the creative, production and marketing of assigned Decca Classics frontline releases. From the creation of photo, video, booklet notes and other visual and digital tools, production scheduling to the creation and implementation of a UK and global marketing campaign the Product Manager oversees all aspects of his products life cycle.

    Our ideal candidate will have a passion for classical music and a drive to deliver the music and artists on our roster to the broadest audiences with creativity and a holistic vision for their campaigns. We are looking for someone with a desire to excel in their role leading projects with end-to-end vision and a steely determination.

    Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
    • Commissioning of booklet notes and photoshoots
    • Liaise with external editors and designers on creation of artwork
    • Arrange photo post production and approval
    • Arrange internal and artist approval (via producers) of artwork

    Person Specification


    • A highly organised individual with excellent attention to detail and systematic work approach
    • Strong background in classical music
    • Creativity, initiative, entrepreneurial spirit, a motivated self-starter
    • Good presentation and diplomatic skills in dealing with artists/managers
    • Proven capability to work autonomously, demonstrating the ability to make decisions
    • Drive and ability to push projects through to completion
    • The ability to learn and adapt quickly
    • Hardworking and enthusiastic
    • Excellent relationship-building and relationship-management skills and the ability to deal with difficult situations with tact and diplomacy
    • Capacity to represent the company across inter-disciplinary groups
    • Strong communication skills, written and verbal
    • Experience assisting photo shoots, including managing budgets, briefs and contracts
    • Experience of working with and guiding external creative and media buying agencies
    • An interest and proven experience of digital marketing


    • Passionate about music with an interest in classical specifically
    • Excellent contacts with photographers and creative agencies
    • Experience of creating and delivering digital campaigns

    Please see our website for further information, and to apply.

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  • Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

    Graduate Internship

    Date posted: 21/05/18

    Closing date: 09/10/18

    Salary: Salary: £7.38 - £7.83 per hour

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    Graduate Internship across Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

    Contract: Part-time, fixed term. All internships are fixed-term for 11 Months (47 Weeks)

    Salary: £7.38 - £7.83 per hour as per National Minimum Wage (subject to change in April 2019).

    PLEASE NOTE: If the role you wish to apply for is not listed on the Trinity Laban Website, please register and sign up to email alerts for that role, by clicking on ‘Jobs by Email’ and ‘Add Subscription’ – you will then be notified when the job goes live and you can apply.

    Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance is offering an exciting opportunity to learn and work within our world-class institution. Our Graduate Internship programme enables graduates to gain vital professional understanding of an arts organisation alongside valuable developmental opportunities. You will gain relevant hands-on experience through working with established professionals in this busy and exciting role, within one of the most diverse and vibrant educational and cultural organisations in the world.

    From September 2018, we are offering the following excellent training opportunities for graduates interested in starting a career in the arts. Please find below the available role:

    • Events and Commercial Hires

    To apply, please register an account with our eRecruitment system (or login if you have a Trinity Laban account) and complete an online application form using the link below.

    For queries, please email or call Chloe Roper, HR Services and Resourcing Officer on 020 8305 9476.

    As an equal opportunities employer we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.


    Contact: Chloe Roper | Email: | Telephone: 02083054382

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  • Royal Scottish National Orchestra

    Chief Executive

    Date posted: 14/09/18

    Closing date: 19/10/18

    Salary: Commensurate with experience

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    The Board of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra is seeking an inspirational and experienced Chief Executive to lead the organisation into its next phase, building on the artistic successes and financial stability of the last few years and continuing to develop the Orchestra’s profile and reputation both nationally and internationally.

    The RSNO, one of Scotland’s national performing companies, has a long and magnificent history spanning over 125 years. Scotland’s National Orchestra is proud to be recognised as one of Europe’s leading symphony orchestras and one of Scotland’s most accessible arts organisations, with a reputation for world-class performances, successful international tours, award-winning recordings and a ground-breaking learning and engagement programme, Music for Life.

    This autumn, Thomas Søndergård, the RSNO’s new Music Director, launches his first season and upcoming plans include a prestigious tour to Los Angeles and the West Coast of America in Spring next year. The RSNO’s centre of musical excellence in Glasgow opened in 2015. With its 600-seat auditorium, state-of-the-art learning, education and community hub, fully integrated digital technologies, comprehensive library, individual and ensemble rehearsal rooms and administrative offices, the centre provides a wealth of unique opportunities for the incoming Chief Executive to extend the Orchestra’s reach in Scotland and internationally.

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    Contact: Heather Newill | Email:

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  • London Mozart Players

    Sponsorship and Philanthropy Manager

    Date posted: 18/09/18

    Closing date: 22/10/18

    Salary: £200-£300 per day (dependent on experience)

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    The London Mozart Players has a vacancy for a Sponsorship and Philanthropy Manager. As the first chamber orchestra to be run both artistically and managed by its players, the LMP is seeking a highly-capable fundraiser with experience, flair, commitment, determination and a desire to be part of a dedicated team tasked with driving the orchestra forwards.

    The chosen candidate must have a proven track record of raising funds within the Arts sector. The LMP has recently taken on a freelance fundraiser to focus on trusts and foundations and a Concerts and Relationship Manager to help bring in additional engagements. The Sponsorship and Philanthropy Manager will therefore be responsible for patronage from HNWI, fundraising events, corporate income and public funding.

    The chosen candidate will be tasked with raising a self-generated income of £200k per annum, developing a diverse range of sustainable funding streams to support the orchestra’s programming, and playing a crucial role in the future direction and growth of the LMP.

    Contact: Julia Desbruslais | Email: | Telephone: 020 8686 1996

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