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  • Spitalfields Music

    Musical Rumpus Producer

    Date posted: 12/07/17

    Closing date: 24/07/17

    Salary: £25,500 pro-rated

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    Spitalfields Music is recruiting a Producer for the Musical Rumpus project for a fixed term period until the end of October 2017 to 31 January 2018.

    The role involves producing our award-winning interactive opera for very young children. The role is offered offered part time – 4 days/32 hours per week.

    You can download the Job Description for the position from our website at or for an informal discussion about the role, please contact Bea Hankey on 020 7377 0287.

    To apply, please submit a CV with two referees listed, and a covering letter addressing how you meet the person specification.

    Please send your completed application to by 9am on 24 July 2017.

    Contact: Bea Hankey | Email: | Telephone: 0207 377 0287

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  • Philharmonia Orchestra

    Orchestra Librarian

    Date posted: 06/07/17

    Closing date: 26/07/17

    Salary: £27,000 - £30,000 per annum, depending upon experience

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    The Philharmonia Orchestra has a vacancy for an Orchestra Librarian.

    This is an outstanding opportunity for a musically literate individual with excellent administrative, IT and interpersonal skills.

    The Orchestra Librarian is responsible for ensuring that music is provided in good condition for all rehearsals, concerts, recording sessions and other activities undertaken by the Orchestra.

    Contact: Fiona Martin, Deputy Managing Director | Email: | Telephone: 02079213916

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  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

    Concerts Assistant

    Date posted: 18/07/17

    Closing date: 26/07/17

    Salary: £18,000

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    The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra is one of the world’s leading symphony orchestras with a reputation for excellence and versatility.

    We are seeking a reliable and highly motivated Assistant to join the Orchestra’s Concert Management team.

    The ideal candidate will have a minimum of one year’s experience working within the arts sector and a knowledge of orchestras and classical repertoire.

    The role involves assisting the Concerts Manager with the event planning of all our UK residencies and London promotions at Cadogan Hall, the Royal Albert Hall and the Royal Festival Hall. This is a supporting role within the Concerts Department and is a permanent position with a salary of £18,000 per annum.

    Please send a letter of application with CV to the Concerts Manager, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra by e-mail to

    Closing date for applications: 17.00 on Wednesday 26th July 2017.

    Applicants selected for interview will be contacted by Friday 28th July and interviews will be held on Monday 31st July 2017.

    The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra is committed to equal opportunities.

    Contact: Concerts Manager | Email: | Telephone: 0207608800

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  • Monteverdi Choir & Orchestras

    Marketing Trainee

    Date posted: 07/07/17

    Closing date: 31/07/17

    Salary: Unpaid (Travel and lunch costs covered)

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    Marketing Trainee

    We're currently looking for a new Marketing Trainee as part of the Monteverdi Arts Management Training Programme.

    This excellent scheme offers a bridge between university and the professional world for graduates who are interested in pursuing a career in arts administration. We offer full-time, 6-month placements in three key departments: Artistic Administration, Marketing and Development.

    Placements are voluntary and unpaid, but we offer a contribution towards travel and lunch costs.

    The Training Programme offers participants the chance to develop professional skills in a positive and innovative environment.

    Previous trainees have gone on to secure positions with major arts organisations including Royal Opera House, Dance UK, Sage Gateshead, The Sixteen, Albion Media and OAE.

    If you're interested and require more information or would like to apply, then please visit

    Contact: Martin Wheeler | Email: | Telephone: 020 7719 0120

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  • London Symphony Orchestra

    Philanthropy Manager

    Date posted: 18/07/17

    Closing date: 31/07/17

    Salary: Competitive

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    The London Symphony Orchestra is seeking an experienced and motivated fundraiser to join the LSO’s Development team at an exciting time in the Orchestra’s history.

    The Philanthropy Manager will work with the Director of Development and lead a busy team to manage and develop the Major Donors, Patrons and Friends programmes. S/he will cultivate and expand individual donors’ engagement with the LSO with the aim of maintaining current supporters while working to secure new supporters to join the LSO family. S/he will develop and manage the stewardship of the philanthropy portfolio, develop and deliver an annual plan for donor growth and legacy giving, and identify, cultivate and solicit new gifts.

    The Philanthropy Manager will have excellent presentation and organisational skills with a thorough knowledge of budget and database management. Confident, personable and persuasive, the Philanthropy Manager will be a key member of the Development team and will make an important contribution to the Orchestra’s success and ambitious vision for the future as Sir Simon Rattle begins as the LSO’s Music Director.

    For more information about this post, including a full job description and how to apply, please visit

    Contact: Nicholas Selman | Email: | Telephone: 0207 588 1116

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  • Royal College of Music

    Performance & Programming, Keyboard Officer

    Date posted: 19/07/17

    Closing date: 01/08/17

    Salary: £24,967- £27,633 per annum

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    Performance & Programming, Students’ Union and Keyboard Officer

    The Royal College of Music is looking to appoint a Performance & Programming, Students’ Union and Keyboard Officer to work across its Keyboard Technical Services Department and Performance and Programming department as well as supporting the thriving Student’s Union.

    Successful applicants will be joining these dedicated departments in an exciting working environment, and will work closely with other staff, students, professors and visiting artists.

    The Performance & Programming department is at the centre of College life and the role will facilitate many of the rehearsals and concerts that take place within the College and at external venues. The Keyboard Technical Services Department looks after the tuning and repair of the College’s 180 keyboard instruments.

    The successful candidate will ideally have previous experience in stage management and a working knowledge of keyboard instruments, along with a high level of interpersonal skills and attention to detail.

    The role requires an ability to work proactively, flexibly and creatively on a variety of tasks and will include some evening and occasional weekend work as required.

    For further details of this position and to apply, please visit the RCM website at

    Closing date for receipt of applications is 12pm on Tuesday 1 August 2017.

    Interviews will be held on Thursday 10 August 2017.

    The Royal College of Music is an Equal Opportunities employer.

    Contact: Isabella Enstrom, HR Assistant | Email: | Telephone: 020 7591 4784

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  • Royal College of Music

    Arts Fundraising Internship

    Date posted: 20/07/17

    Closing date: 02/08/17

    Salary: £9.53 per hour

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    Founded in 1882, the Royal College of Music (RCM) is a world-leading music conservatoire with a prestigious history and contemporary outlook. The Development & Alumni Engagement (DAE) department at the RCM raises significant funds each year from individuals, companies, charitable trusts and foundations to support the RCM in its educational and artistic mission.

    This paid internship offers an exciting opportunity for someone who is considering a career in fundraising or arts administration to learn first-hand what is involved.

    You will work with the different teams across the DAE department which includes Regular Giving, Major Gifts and Development Operations on a variety of tasks including:

    • Writing / editing scholar biographies

    • Assisting with Trust & Foundation funding applications

    • Supporting an alumni data project

    • Supporting the organisation of the annual Award Holders’ Reception

    We will give training for all aspects of the internship, including in the use of Raiser’s Edge, the fundraising database used at the RCM and widely in the not-for-profit sector.

    The successful candidate will need to be able to start in August, for a period of three months, and will be paid the hourly rate of £9.53 per hour.

    To apply, please visit:

    Contact: Isabella Enstrom, HR Assistant | Email: | Telephone: 020 7591 4784

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  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

    Development Coordinator

    Date posted: 19/07/17

    Closing date: 03/08/17

    Salary: £23,000

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    The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra is seeking to strengthen its fundraising capacity with the appointment of a resourceful and enthusiastic development professional.

    Working closely with the Deputy Managing Director and the recently appointed Trusts and Foundations Manager, the Development Coordinator will be active across all aspects of the Orchestra’s fundraising including sponsorship, Trusts & Foundations, major donors and the various membership groups. Attention to detail and the diligent stewardship of the RPO's benefactors will be of paramount importance and the Development Coordinator will be comfortable engaging with supporters at all levels, including Ultra High Net Worth individuals and senior business people.

    This stimulating role will provide an ideal opportunity for a Development professional with 2-3 years' fundraising experience (not necessarily in the arts) who is looking to develop their career within a high profile and dynamic organisation.

    This is a full-time and permanent position with a salary of £23,000 per annum.

    Closing date for applications: 12.00pm on Thursday 3rd August 2017.

    Applicants selected for interview will be contacted by Friday 14th August and interviews will be held on the week commencing 21st August 2017.

    Applications with a CV and separate covering letter should be submitted via email to addressing Huw Davies, Deputy Managing Director / Head of Development and entering 'Development Coordinator in the subject line.

    Please see the website for more information, and view a full description.

    The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra is committed to equal opportunities.

    Contact: Deputy Managing Director | Email: | Telephone: 0207608800

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  • London Sinfonietta

    Concerts & Touring Administrator

    Date posted: 14/07/17

    Closing date: 04/08/17

    Salary: £21,000-£24,000

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    Working at the heart of a small yet ambitious organisation, the Concerts & Touring Administrator role is crucial in helping to ensure that the ensemble’s innovative season of events are delivered to the highest standard.

    The post-holder will be responsible for technical administration of events and touring logistics for UK and international tours.

    This role is suitable for someone with at least two years’ experience of working in events production, orchestral management and/or touring, ideally within a contemporary music or cross arts setting, who can bring their expertise, motivation and experience to the organisation.

    The position requires a sound grasp of office administration with an emphasis on accuracy, attention to detail and presentation with a candidate who is musically literate, musically intelligent, and able to interpret often complex scores of new music. Initiative, reliability and common sense together with an efficient, friendly and courteous manner with colleagues, musicians, professional contacts and the public are essential.

    Job information and application forms are available at

    The closing date for applications is midnight on Friday 4 August 2017

    Interviews are likely to be held on 17/18 August 2017

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

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  • Britten Sinfonia

    Concerts Assistant

    Date posted: 17/07/17

    Closing date: 04/08/17

    Salary: £17,500 - £19,500

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    Britten Sinfonia have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual who is passionate about classical music to join our friendly, but busy Concerts Department as Concerts Assistant.

    Based in our Cambridge office full-time, this is a rare and valuable chance for anyone wanting to secure a footing within an orchestral operations career. The role will involve producing our award-winning At Lunch series of chamber concerts, efficiently managing the Britten Sinfonia library, and much more.

    Contact: James Calver | Email: | Telephone: 01223 300795

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  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields

    Concerts and Participation Assistant

    Date posted: 20/07/17

    Closing date: 04/08/17

    Salary: £18,500

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    The Academy of St Martin in the Fields seeks an ambitious and organised Concerts and Participation Assistant to play a vital role at the centre of the organisation’s operations.

    Duties include supporting the day to-day activities of orchestra’s busy touring schedule and Learning and Participation programme.

    This is the ideal job for an organised and enthusiastic Arts graduate who has already had some experience working in the Arts and is passionate about classical music, education and outreach activities and getting to know how an orchestra works.

    A full job description can be downloaded at our website. Interested applicants should submit a CV with covering letter addressed to Richard Brewer, Concerts Manager.
    For more information please contact Richard Brewer on 0207 680 8891.

    Closing date for applications: midnight on Sunday 6th August 2017

    Contact: Richard Brewer | Email: | Telephone: 0207 680 8891

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  • Maestro Arts

    Executive Assistant / Office Manager

    Date posted: 15/06/17

    Closing date: 14/08/17

    Salary: £28-30,000

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    Maestro Arts is a visionary agency advocating the integration of multidisciplinary cultural endeavour. With strong foundations in Classical Music, we provide strategic career management and consultancy to world-class artists and organisations across the performing arts sector and contemporary visual practice.

    Reporting to the Managing Director, this new and varied role supports the five Directors and is responsible for the daily management of the office.

    You will be the ‘glue’ that holds our office work lives together and enables us all to work smoothly and effectively. You will have demonstrable experience of secretarial support to senior management, office management and a good knowledge of, or a very keen interest in, our industry.

    Full details of the role, a person specification and how to apply can be found on our website at

    No agencies or telephone calls please.


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  • Orchid Media

    Press Assistant

    Date posted: 17/07/17

    Closing date: 14/08/17

    Salary: £20,000 per annum

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    We are looking for a hardworking, enthusiastic graduate with excellent communication and project management skills to join our team.

    The purpose of this role is to assist the team in implementing public relations campaigns to promote individual artists, choirs, orchestras, festivals and other organisations in the press and wider media.

    The key tasks include, but are not limited to, writing press releases and pitches to journalists, researching press and media contact details, speaking to journalists, arranging interviews, liaising with artists, managing social media platforms, designing digital marketing assets (such as websites, advertisements, emails and e-flyers) and attending evening concerts and events. The role will also involve some general assistance in the running of the office, such as answering telephones, attending meetings, managing the post and other administrative tasks.

    Essentials Skills

    • Written and verbal communication

    • People skills

    • Project management

    • Time management

    • Administration

    • Competency with Apple and Microsoft software and a variety of social media platforms

    Desirable Skills

    • Competency with basic design and video editing software

    • Languages, particularly German, French, Spanish or Italian

    Desirable Experience

    • Prior work experience in the media

    • Prior work experience in the classical music industry

    For more information and details on how to apply, please visit our website.

    Contact: Damaris Brown | Email:

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  • Southbank Sinfonia

    Communications Assistant

    Date posted: 05/07/17

    Closing date: 21/08/17

    Salary: £19,500

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    Southbank Sinfonia is seeking a Communications Assistant to help us share the orchestra's remarkable mission, personality and initiatives with a wider audience.

    In a creative and highly varied role that embraces both marketing and development, the successful candidate will take pride in sharing Southbank Sinfonia's story, its news, activities and impact with the general public, helping to ensure the organisation is vibrantly represented both online and in print - and even in its frequently innovative approach to presenting concerts.

    Contact: Matt Belcher, Communications Director | Email: | Telephone: 020 7921 0370

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  • Royal College of Music

    HEartS Project Manager (Research Associate)

    Date posted: 19/07/17

    Closing date: 21/08/17

    Salary: £38,711 - £44,278 per annum

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    The RCM is seeking to engage a fixed-term (30 month) Project Manager (at Research Associate level) to join its Centre for Performance Science.

    You will undertake research on the HEartS project (Health, Economic and Social impact of the ARTs), a £1 million public health project funded by the AHRC examining the impact of the arts and culture on health and wellbeing, from individual, social and economic perspectives. Further information is available at

    We are looking for candidates with the following attributes:

    • You will have a track record of research in Performance Science or a related field,

    • You will have experience of recruiting participants to take part in large-scale research studies,

    • You will have expertise in managing, processing and analysing large datasets,

    • You will have the organisational skills to oversee and deliver public engagement and impact events,

    • You will have a track record of working in academic research environments and writing and publishing peer-reviewed research.

    For further details of this position and to apply, please visit the RCM website at CVs without an application form will not be accepted.

    Please ensure that you include the Job Reference Number when submitting your application.

    Closing date for receipt of applications is 12pm on Monday 21 August 2017.

    Interviews will be held in the week commencing 4 September 2017.

    The Royal College of Music is an Equal Opportunities employer.

    Contact: Isabella Enstrom, HR Assistant | Email: | Telephone: 020 7591 4784

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  • London Mozart Players

    Marketing & PR Manager

    Date posted: 21/07/17

    Closing date: 29/08/17

    Salary: Dependent on experience

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    The London Mozart Players are seeking an organised and dynamic Marketing & PR Manager to oversee the orchestra’s marketing, press and communications activity. Working closely with operations, fundraising and senior management, the chosen candidate will play an exciting and crucial role in evolving the LMP brand and developing an innovative marketing strategy for the orchestra. Please apply by sending your CV and covering letter detailing your relevant experience and skills according to the Job Description provided on our website. This is a part-time role (2-3 days p/w). Applications close 29th August, with interviews w/c 4th September.

    Contact: Julia Desbruslais, Executive Director | Email: | Telephone: 020 8686 1996

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  • Royal Opera House

    Orchestra Administrative Director

    Date posted: 18/07/17

    Closing date: 01/09/17

    Salary: -

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    The ROH is seeking an Orchestra Administrative Director to lead and manage the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, providing highly efficient administrative support for all aspects of its work with the Royal Opera and the Royal Ballet and working closely with the Music Directors of both companies to ensure the highest possible orchestral performance standards at all times.

    The key responsibilities of the role include planning and scheduling; overseeing diverse and inclusive player recruitment; leading negotiations on collective agreements with the Musicians Union; overseeing media exploitation plans involving the orchestra; identifying specialist orchestras and ensembles for productions; policy development around issues such as musicians` wellbeing and Health & Safety; supporting players; and representing the Orchestra externally.

    The ideal candidate will have extensive experience working as a senior manager in a major arts organisation and a thorough knowledge of the working practices and demands of a professional orchestra. He or she will have proven ability to lead and inspire a senior team; strong negotiating and contracting experience with a track record of working successfully with unions; excellent communication skills and the personality to deal with people at all levels in a confident and professional manner.

    For a full job description, please visit the ROH website.

    Contact: Heather Newill, Director AEM International | Email:; | Telephone: -

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  • Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

    Professorial Staff (Music) – Principal Study X3

    Date posted: 20/07/17

    Closing date: 01/09/17

    Salary: (Including LWA): £37.89 - £44.47 per hour depending on experience

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    The team of Principal Study and Departmental Studies teaching staff exemplify the multi-faceted skillset of modern, international creative musicians and thus provide important exemplars for students. The Faculty of Music is seeking to appoint distinguished, committed, and versatile candidates to contribute to the teaching of the following disciplines at all study levels (undergraduate to postgraduate) on an hourly paid basis from September 2017: Baroque flute Cor anglais/Oboe Percussion (Tuned Percussion including four mallet technique)

    You can download a job pack and application form from our website.
    To apply for this position, and for any queries, please send your completed application form to the email address below.
    Closing date: 12 noon, Friday 1 September 2017 (no agencies)
    Interviews: 14 September 2017 for Baroque flute and Tuned Percussion 15 September 2017 for Cor anglais/Oboe CVs will not be accepted unless accompanied by a completed application form.

    Email: | Telephone: 02083054382

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