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  • Philharmonia Orchestra


    Finance Director

    Date posted: 31/01/17
     

    Closing date: 20/02/17

    Salary: in range £60,000 - £65,000 per annum, according to experience
     

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    The Philharmonia Orchestra has a vacancy for a Finance Director. Responsibilities of this senior role will include preparing and reviewing budgets, supervising the preparation and issue of monthly management accounts and preparing statutory financial statements.

    The successful candidate will hold a qualification from a relevant professional body (e.g. ACCA, ICAEW) and will have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a relevant senior role. Excellent organisational skills in order to manage a challenging workload, willingness to adopt a hands-on approach when necessary, and the ability to work well with colleagues at all levels are essential. An interest in classical music would be an advantage.


    Contact: Fiona Martin, Deputy Managing Director | Email: fiona.martin@philharmonia.co.uk | Telephone: 02079213916

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  • Barbican Centre


    Marketing Campaigns Manager (Classical Music)

    Date posted: 01/02/17
     

    Closing date: 20/02/17

    Salary: Starting salary of £32,760 per annum
     

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    We are looking for a talented Marketing Campaigns Manager to deliver campaigns for the Barbican’s Classical Music programme, our international Barbican Presents season, and to support the work of our Resident Orchestra the London Symphony Orchestra, our Resident Orchestra the BBC Symphony Orchestra and our associates the Academy of Ancient Music and Britten Sinfonia.

    You will be experienced in delivering well-researched campaigns with a dynamic mix of audience insight, brand development and customer relationship management. You’ll have a full working knowledge of the marketing mix from campaign planning to evaluation, as well as confidence working across multiple platforms. Knowledge and experience of digital marketing, including social media, display and search, is essential.

    Adept at communication and relationship-building, you will be comfortable dealing with a number of co-producers, suppliers and stakeholders, including our family of resident and associates orchestras.

    The successful applicant will have substantial experience within an arts environment and have a good knowledge of Classical Music. To be considered, you must apply online and direct applications and CVs will not be accepted.


    Contact: Pamela Tran | Email: careers@barbican.org.uk | Telephone: 02073822341

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  • Royal College of Music


    Creative Careers Centre Administrator

    Date posted: 06/02/17
     

    Closing date: 20/02/17

    Salary: £24,695 - £27,332 per annum
     

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    Job Reference Number: 102-17 The Royal College of Music is one of Britain’s leading conservatoires, providing specialised musical education and professional training at the highest international level for performers and composers. The RCM wishes to appoint a full-time Creative Careers Centre Administrator. The position is based in the RCM’s flagship careers department – the Creative Careers Centre. The Centre offers a broad range of services for RCM students and graduates, providing external performance opportunities, information, advice, guidance, training and access to networks as they progress into the professional world. The successful applicant will be responsible for administrating a number of the core career development activities and a broad range of administrative tasks to support this vital work. The person appointed will be an excellent administrator and communicator, and able to work efficiently and effectively with staff, students, clients and venues. For further details of the role and to download the Application and Equal Opportunities Monitoring forms, please visit the RCM website.

    Interviews will be held on Friday 3 March 2017. With some roles at the RCM, second interviews may take place.
    The Royal College of Music is an equal opportunities employer.


    Contact: Olivia Towers | Email: recruitment@rcm.ac.uk | Telephone: 02075914392

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  • Philharmonia Orchestra


    Tours and Projects Manager

    Date posted: 31/01/17
     

    Closing date: 20/02/17

    Salary: circa £25,000 per annum
     

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    The Philharmonia Orchestra is seeking a Tours and Projects Manager, whose principal responsibilities will be the administration of the Orchestra’s busy international touring programme and accompanying the Orchestra on overseas tours.

    The successful candidate will have at least two years’ experience in a relevant role, excellent attention to detail, and an interest in classical music. Willingness to work unsocial hours, including evenings and weekends, is essential.


    Contact: Fiona Martin, Deputy Managing Director | Email: fiona.martin@philharmonia.co.uk | Telephone: 02079213916

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  • London Symphony Orchestra


    Discovery Artist Development Associate Projects Manager

    Date posted: 01/02/17
     

    Closing date: 20/02/17

    Salary: £24,000 - £26,500 p.a. according to experience
     

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    This post provides an exciting opportunity for a creative, collaborative and highly organised individual to take part in developing the Artist Development programme within LSO Discovery. The LSO’s vision is to identify and nurture the next generation of young performers, composers and conductors from a diverse range of backgrounds, and to offer them opportunities to develop their careers.

    Holding an important remit within the LSO’s Artist Development strand, the post holder will manage the LSO’s pioneering initiatives for emerging composers (Panufnik Composers and LSO Soundhub) and their development across the LSO. Running the annual LSO Summer Academy for young instrumentalists is also included in this role.

    The post reports to the Head of Orchestral Artistry as well as working strategically with the Head of LSO Discovery. Salary range: £24,000 - £26,500 per annum, according to experience.

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


    Contact: Jane Williams | Email: jobs@lso.co.uk | Telephone: 0207 588 1116

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  • Westminster Abbey


    Music & Chorister Recruitment Coordinator

    Date posted: 06/02/17
     

    Closing date: 20/02/17

    Salary: £29,000 per annum
     

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    Westminster Abbey is seeking a Music & Chorister Recruitment Coordinator to join the staff of its busy Music Department, which manages the activities of the Choir of Westminster Abbey and plans the Abbey’s many concerts, organ recitals and other musical events. This is a key role (newly expanded to full-time) at the heart of the department. As well as providing essential support in all aspects of the day-to-day running of the department and the delivery of music projects, the post-holder will have particular responsibility for developing the chorister recruitment programme and promoting choristership and the Abbey’s unique Choir School. The successful candidate will possess a music degree (or equivalent qualification) and have substantial experience working in a similarly busy and challenging role in a classical music or arts organisation. Excellent IT and communication skills are required, along with an aptitude for relationship-building with colleagues and stakeholders at all levels and the ability to manage a diverse and demanding workload. An understanding of the traditions of cathedral music and the special nature of choristership is essential, and previous experience of marketing and PR and/or involvement in education and outreach activity would be an advantage. For a full job description and details of how to apply, please visit the Abbey website. Interviews will take place on Thursday 2nd March.


    Contact: Jane Good | Email: jane.good@westminster-abbey.org

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  • Association of British Orchestras


    Office & Events Administrator

    Date posted: 05/01/17
     

    Closing date: 24/02/17

    Salary: £24,000
     

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    The Association of British Orchestras is looking to appoint an Office & Events Administrator to join its small, busy, and committed team. The Office & Events Administrator will assist the Membership & Events Manager in managing the ABO's office, database and finances and in delivering the ABO's annual conference and other events.

    We are looking for a responsible and enthusiastic candidate with excellent organisational skills and a keen interest in classical music and the orchestral sector. You will be a good communicator with a pro-active approach and a quick learner able to work independently as well as part of the team.

    Closing Date for Applications: 5pm on Friday 24 February 2017. Interviews will be held at our offices in London on Wednesday 1 and Thursday 2 March. Second interviews will take place on Monday 6 March. To apply, please email the completed application to the email address below.

    Download a full job description here
    Download the application form here

     


    Contact: Jenny Lomas | Email: info@abo.org.uk | Telephone: 0207 557 6770

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  • Sinfonia Cymru


    Orchestra Manager/Administrator

    Date posted: 31/01/17
     

    Closing date: 24/02/17

    Salary: £18,000
     

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    Sinfonia Cymru offers a professionally rewarding opportunity for an exceptional individual to join its dynamic team and to make a contribution towards the orchestra’s continued development and success. Sinfonia Cymru is a future-driven chamber orchestra based in Cardiff that exists to support young professional musicians at the outset of their careers and to share exceptional musical experiences with the people of Wales. The orchestra’s commitment to excellence and innovation was recently recognised by the Arts Council of Wales through increased annual revenue funding. Sinfonia Cymru places young professional musicians front and centre of its bold vision through increasing opportunities to experiment and try out new ideas.

    This full-time position offers an exciting opportunity to play a key role in shaping the future of Sinfonia Cymru. Applications would be particularly welcome from professional musicians wishing to move to a career in management.

    For more information and to download a job pack, please visit the website below.


    Contact: James Thomas | Email: jobs@sinfoniacymru.co.uk | Telephone: 02920754556

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  • BBC National Orchestra of Wales


    Orchestra Manager

    Date posted: 08/02/17
     

    Closing date: 26/02/17

     

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    The Orchestra Manager role is a newly created management position, reporting to the Director. The role line manages the BBC NOW staff musicians and freelancers and as well operations team, taking full responsibility for the day to day management of the orchestra’s busy schedule. The role will work closely with the rest of the orchestra’s senior management team to drive a fresh vision for the orchestra that will see it reposition itself as a key cultural and artistic asset for Wales; complementing its existing commitment to providing outstanding content for the BBC, primarily on BBC Radio 3. In this position it is crucial that the successful candidate has the resilience and tenacity to drive change as well as the vision to do things differently. BBC NOW has the potential to be an outstanding resource for both the BBC and for Wales, and in order to do so it needs to take bold steps, re-positioning itself to reflect the changing needs of our audiences and the market within which we are operating.


    Contact: Michael Garvey | Email: now@bbc.co.uk | Telephone: 02920559701

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  • Scottish Opera


    Trust Fundraising Manager

    Date posted: 08/02/17
     

    Closing date: 26/02/17

    Salary: £27,662 - £33,946 depending on experience
     

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    We are seeking to recruit a Trust Fundraising Manager who has responsibility to generate substantial income from trusts and similar sources, and who will work as part of the Fundraising team to ensure the achievement of the Company’s fundraising objectives. The successful candidate will be educated to degree level, be able to demonstrate at least two years’ professional experience of successful trust fundraising, and possess a strong grasp of contemporary research techniques. You must be able to demonstrate a writing style that is clear, concise, and is always of the highest standard of grammatical English. You must be comfortable and willing to engage with funders in person. The position is based in Scottish Opera’s headquarters in central Glasgow. All candidates must be able to demonstrate a pre-existing right to work in the UK. Documentary proof of this will be requested. Applicants should provide a one-page covering letter and CV to the Human Resources Department, Scottish Opera, 39 Elmbank Crescent, Glasgow G2 4PT or email recruitment. For more information and to apply, please visit our website via the link below. The closing date for applications is Sunday 26 February 2017. Interviews will take place in Glasgow in the weeks beginning 6 March and 13 March 2017.


    Contact: Human Resources | Email: recruitment@scottishopera.org.uk | Telephone: +44 (0)141 242 0572

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  • Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance


    Graduate Internship Events and Commercial Hires

    Date posted: 07/02/17
     

    Closing date: 27/02/17

    Salary: £6.70 - £7.20 per hour
     

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    Contract: Part-time, Fixed Term for 11 months (47 weeks) 0.6 FTE

    Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance is offering an excellent training opportunity for a graduate interested in starting a career in events. You will provide day-to-day support to the Events Team. You will gain experience of and learn about development activity and communications in an educational and artistic environment. An interest in the arts is essential, and knowledge of music or contemporary dance would highly desirable. You should have excellent communications skills, a willingness to learn, the ability to work as part of a team, and be able to demonstrate initiative.

    Salary: £6.70 - £7.20 per hour as per National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage rates. Please download the job pack and application form from our website.
    Please send your completed application form to the email address below.
    Closing Date: Monday 27 February 2017, 12 Noon
    Interview Date: Thursday 9 March 2017


    Contact: Chloe Roper | Email: staffrecruitment@trinitylaban.ac.uk | Telephone: 02083054382

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  • Royal Northern College of Music


    Professional Engagements Administrator (maternity cover)

    Date posted: 01/02/17
     

    Closing date: 27/02/17

    Salary: Grade 4, scale points 15 to 19, £20,624 to £23,164 per annum
     

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    We are currently recruiting for a full-time 9-month maternity cover for the Professional Engagements Administrator, starting from Monday 24th April 2017.

    An administrator with knowledge of and enthusiasm for classical music is sought to join the RNCM's Professional Engagements Team. This busy team organises a wide range of public professional performances with music clubs, societies and organisations for both students and graduates and also services the "Sound Advice" graduate support service.

    Under the direction of the Professional Engagements Manager, the Professional Engagements Administrator will provide administrative support for all aspects of the Team's work.

    Dealing with members of the public, staff and students, you will have excellent oral and verbal communication skills. Ideally you will have a degree in Music or equivalent and have a working knowledge of both the classical repertoire and wider music genres.

    You will be a good team worker with a high level of accuracy and a pro-active approach to meeting deadlines and working on your own initiative. You will be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications (particularly Word and Excel) and have some familiarity with working with databases.

    For full details and how to apply please visit the website below.


    Contact: Bebee Wood | Email: human.resources@rncm.ac.uk

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  • Royal College of Music


    Service Desk Engineer

    Date posted: 10/02/17
     

    Closing date: 28/02/17

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

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    The Royal College of Music is recruiting for an ICT Support professional to fulfil the role of a Service Desk Engineer. The role is required to join our busy ICT service desk team supporting over 1700 users based in South Kensington. Reporting to the ICT Support Manager, the role of the Service Desk Engineer is to provide Service Desk response and first/second line support to the RCM’s ICT users. This includes receiving, documenting, troubleshooting and actively resolving service desk issues and requests from end users via telephone call, e-mail or at desk-side.

    For further details and to download the Application and Equal Opportunities Monitoring forms, please see the RCM website.


    Contact: Olivia Towers | Email: recruitment@rcm.ac.uk | Telephone: 02075914392

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  • Scottish Opera


    Head of Casting

    Date posted: 07/02/17
     

    Closing date: 01/03/17

    Salary: Depending on Experience
     

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    Scottish Opera is seeking a Head of Casting to work closely with Music Director Stuart Stratford and Head of Music Derek Clark in all matters relating to casting, and with Director of Planning Vivienne Wood on administrative requirements. You will have a passion for opera, excellent knowledge of repertoire and singers, and significant experience of casting from within the UK and internationally. If you also clearly understand the process of presenting opera and have strong organisational and administration skills - we want to hear from you! All candidates must be able to demonstrate a pre-existing right to work in the UK. Documentary proof of this will be requested. For further information on how to apply, please refer to the candidate information sheet below


    Contact: Catherine Shaw | Email: recruitment@scottishopera.org.uk/vacancies | Telephone: 01412484567

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  • Royal College of Music


    Assistant to the Director of Finance & Estates

    Date posted: 15/02/17
     

    Closing date: 01/03/17

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

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    The Secretariat is the administrative hub of the Royal College of Music and provides essential support to the RCM’s Directorate. We are now looking to recruit a full-time administrator on a permanent contract to join the team. This post provides PA support to the Director of Finance & Estates, Marcus McDonald, who has responsibility for the RCM’s finances, as well as overseeing two major capital projects which will transform the RCM’s estate.

    The post involves daily contact with architects, consultants, project managers and suppliers, as well as students, eminent musicians, many of whom are professors, important donors and support of the RCM and Council members, who come from a wide variety of backgrounds: the City, media, the House of Lords and the professions.

    You will need excellent inter-personal, IT, communication and organisational skills, the ability to manage a busy and varied workload, to work as a member of a team and have experience of servicing committees. Strong administrative experience is required; some experience in a finance or estates environment would be beneficial. An interest in classical music and Higher Education is desirable.

    For further details of this position and to download our Application and Equal Opportunities Monitoring forms please visit the RCM website.


    Contact: Olivia Towers | Email: recruitment@rcm.ac.uk | Telephone: 02075914392

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  • Three Choirs Festival


    Operations Manager

    Date posted: 15/02/17
     

    Closing date: 03/03/17

    Salary: £24 - £27k
     

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    The Three Choirs Festival is seeking a versatile Operations Manager to oversee the logistical and technical operations of the event. Dealing primarily with the infrastructure in and around the magnificent cathedrals at the heart of the festival, you will also be involved in planning for events in a host of beautiful and striking venues. With a loyal and passionate audience, the festival atmosphere has a strong sense of community and the meeting points outside of concerts – for food, drink or simply some time-out in the sun – are as much a part of the festival’s character as the programme itself. This role would be ideally suited to someone who can think about a festival-goers experience in the round, and understands how the little things go a long way to enhancing someone’s visit.


    Contact: Alexis Paterson | Email: alexis.paterson@3choirs.org | Telephone: 01452 768928

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  • Royal Northern College of Music


    Director of Performance

    Date posted: 03/02/17
     

    Closing date: 03/03/17

    Salary: Personal grade
     

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    Creative musical leadership is essential to the success of any world-leading conservatoire. The RNCM’s performance programme is the public manifestation of our world-leading credentials and in appointing a new Director of Performance, we are seeking a visionary leader who is able to drive our artistic vision forward in line with the needs of the exceptional young musicians who study with us. Of course, the role demands significant experience of strategic leadership in the music industry and a track record of imaginative programming. But more than this, we need a strategic thinker who can place the experience of our students at the heart of our programming strategy, whilst understanding our different audience profiles and how these might be further developed.

    The RNCM is seen as a key player in the UK’s music industry and has forged strong links with many of the most significant artists and ensembles across Europe and beyond. Our Director of Performance will nurture and lead the future development of these relationships, ensuring that the College builds on its international profile in the years to come.

    If you are excited by the prospect of a unique opportunity to help develop some of the greatest musical talent the world has to offer within a vibrant artistic environment, we want to hear from you.

    For full details and to apply please visit the website below. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact Bebee Wood, Human Resources Assistant via email.


    Contact: Bebee Wood | Email: human.resources@rncm.ac.uk | Telephone: 0161 907 5439

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  • Opera North


    Chorus Manager

    Date posted: 09/02/17
     

    Closing date: 15/03/17

    Salary: c £30,000 per annum
     

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    An exceptional opportunity has arisen for an experienced and highly professional individual to manage and support the development of Chorus members, and ensure the smooth running of their daily activities, in collaboration with colleagues in other departments. Essential requirements include significant experience of working in the arts, relevant management experience and extensive music and operatic knowledge.

    Deadline for applications: 10.00 a.m. on Wednesday 15th March 2017
    Interviews are planned for w/c 3 April 2017 in Leeds.
    For an application pack, please visit our website.  Please submit your application to the email address below and also use this address if you have any queries about the recruitment process or access needs with making an application.

    Opera North is committed to the Arts Council England’s Creative Case for Diversity in all aspects of our recruitment and employment practices. We actively welcome applications from diverse groups. Registered Charity No. 511726


    Email: appointments@operanorth.co.uk | Telephone: 0113 223 3516

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