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  • London Philharmonic Orchestra

    Box Office Manager (maternity cover)

    Date posted: 01/09/17

    Closing date: 25/09/17

    Salary: £27,000-£28,000

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    The London Philharmonic Orchestra is looking for an experienced Tessitura user to offer maternity cover for its Box Office Manager role.

    As part of the Orchestra’s marketing team, the postholder will ensure the smooth running of its ticketing operation as part of Southbank Centre's Tessitura consortium. This could be an ideal role for someone looking to develop their box office skills at a managerial level within a small, supportive team.

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    Contact: David Burke | Email: | Telephone: 02078404221

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  • Royal College of Music

    Marketing & Student Recruitment Officer

    Date posted: 05/09/17

    Closing date: 25/09/17

    Salary: £28,102 - £31,102 per annum

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    We are seeking a Marketing & Student Recruitment Officer to join the RCM’s busy Marketing and Communications Department.

    This exciting new role will support the RCM’s mission to recruit, train and nurture the most talented student musicians from home, EU and international markets. The post will:

    • Collect data to inform strategy and activity

    • Create original and dynamic content to support student recruitment – segmenting and adapting messaging for different audiences and channels

    • Support schools liaison activity - representing the RCM at events, delivering talks and presentations and leading campus tours

    The successful candidate will be a passionate and creative communicator, with good knowledge and understanding of higher education across home, EU and international markets. You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, digital know-how and confident presentation skills. Knowledge and appreciation of classical music and prior schools liaison activity is beneficial.

    Applicants should be excited at the prospect of working in an environment of unparalleled musical riches and inspiring artistic achievement.

    For further details of this position please visit the RCM website at

    Closing date for receipt of applications is 12pm on Monday 25 September 2017.

    Interviews will be held on Thursday 12 October 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

    Marketing Officer – China (Mandarin Speaker)

    Date posted: 05/09/17

    Closing date: 25/09/17

    Salary: £28,102 - £31,102 per annum

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    We are seeking a Marketing Officer to join the RCM’s busy Marketing and Communications Department and support exciting new initiatives and partnerships in China.

    This dynamic new role will focus on:

    • ensuring the RCM brand is powerfully and correctly represented across all communications created for the Chinese market by the RCM and our Chinese partners

    • raising the profile of the RCM in China

    • creating exciting and dynamic content across all communication channels to support the recruitment of high-quality musicians from China to our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes

    The successful candidate will be fluent in spoken mandarin and English with excellent writing skills in both English and simplified Chinese. They will be knowledgeable about higher education in the UK and China, have a good understanding of classical music and the conservatoire sector and have extensive experience using Chinese digital and social media channels.

    Applicants must be educated to degree level, a marketing qualification is desirable but not essential.

    The RCM may consider acting as a Tier 2 sponsor for Tier 4 visa holders who meet the eligibility requirements to switch into this category.

    For further details of this position please visit the RCM website at

    Closing date for receipt of applications is 12pm on Monday 25 September 2017.

    Interviews will be held on Friday 13 October 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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  • Scottish Chamber Orchestra

    Development Officer

    Date posted: 06/09/17

    Closing date: 25/09/17

    Salary: £20-£23k

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    The Scottish Chamber Orchestra is looking for a creative and motivated Development Officer to join the Orchestra’s Development department.

    The successful candidate will have fundraising experience, ideally in the arts, excellent communication skills and be highly organised.

    The Development Officer will play a key role in managing and developing the Orchestra’s individual giving strategy, including promotion and administration of the individual giving programme. This involves organising special events, networking at receptions, running donor recruitment campaigns and ensuring effective stewardship of the Orchestra’s 1000 donors. The Development Officer will also assist in generating income from charitable trusts and foundations, involving research and the preparation of grant applications.

    This is an exciting role for a motivated team player who would enjoy building relationships with SCO donors, and who is keen to expand his/her knowledge of fundraising techniques and professional practice.

    Please apply by sending your CV with a covering letter outlining your suitability for the position and why you would like to work for the Scottish Chamber Orchestra to the Head of Development, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, 4 Royal Terrace, Edinburgh EH7 5AB.

    A full job description is available on the SCO website.

    Contact: Heather Baird | Email: | Telephone: 0131 557 6800

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  • Askonas Holt

    Assistant Artist Manager

    Date posted: 06/09/17

    Closing date: 25/09/17


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    Assistant Artist Manager, Singers, Conductors & Instrumentalists

    Askonas Holt is one of the world’s leading arts management companies, specialising in the field of classical music. Working all over the world, we nurture both established and emerging talent through personal, bespoke management, as well as arranging international tours for the world’s leading orchestras and dance companies.

    We seek an Assistant Artist Manager to be part of a team responsible for several internationally respected artists alongside Artist Managers within the singers and conductors and instrumentalists teams.

    You will be required to write biographies, schedules, letters and emails. You will have regular contact with artists and promoters and the individual in this role needs to be extremely well-organised with excellent administrative skills and remain calm under pressure to meet our clients’ expectations.

    There are regular opportunities to attend evening concerts in London and some element of outside hours and travel is expected in this role occasionally outside of the UK.

    View detailed job description, including application details on our website.

    Contact: Kate Bursey | Email:

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  • London Symphony Orchestra

    Corporate Partnerships Manager

    Date posted: 06/09/17

    Closing date: 25/09/17

    Salary: £27,500 - £31,000 p.a. according to experience

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    The London Symphony Orchestra is seeking an experienced and motivated fundraiser to work as a key member of the LSO Development team to manage and develop a range of corporate partnerships in order to maintain and generate important support from the corporate sector.

    Joining the LSO at an exciting time in the Orchestra’s history, and based at our home in the City of London, the Corporate Partnerships Manager will account manage key relationships with current sponsors and will collaborate confidently with a broad range of colleagues and external stakeholders.

    Leading on the delivery and day-to-day management of several of the LSO’s most strategic partnerships, s/he will work with the Director of Development to create compelling cases for support and to engage with and cultivate new corporate supporters to join the LSO and make an important contribution to the Orchestra’s success and ambitious vision for the future as Sir Simon Rattle begins as Music Director.

    Salary: £27,500 - £31,000 per annum, according to experience.

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    To apply, please email your CV and a covering letter to Nicholas Selman at

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

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  • Royal Philharmonic Society

    Assistant Administrator

    Date posted: 13/09/17

    Closing date: 25/09/17

    Salary: £19,000 - £21,000 (dependent on experience)

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    We are looking to recruit an energetic and organised Assistant Administrator working as a key member of the small RPS team, to create a vibrant future for classical music and to help fulfil our role as the independent voice for music.

    This is a real opportunity for someone building a career in arts administration to work across all areas of our activity, to gain new skills and responsibilities and to expand their networks and contacts across the classical music profession.

    Contact: Catherine Porteus | Email: | Telephone: 02072870019

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  • CBSO

    Development Operations Officer

    Date posted: 13/09/17

    Closing date: 25/09/17

    Salary: £17,763

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    The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra is seeking a self-motivated Development Operations Officer with strong analytical and written communication skills to join its friendly and high-achieving development team.

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    Contact: Angela Barge | Email: | Telephone: 0121 616 6515

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  • Academy of Ancient Music

    Orchestra Librarian

    Date posted: 05/09/17

    Closing date: 26/09/17

    Salary: Commensurate with experience

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    The AAM is seeking an orchestra librarian to research, source and prepare material for all AAM activity.

    Reporting to the Head of Concerts & Planning and working closely with other key staff including the Chief Executive and Music Director, the librarian plays a key role during the planning process, providing information on repertoire including editions and orchestrations. The Librarian is responsible for the purchase or rental (where required) of material and the preparation thereof for rehearsal and performance, working with conductors, directors and soloists to ensure their requirements are met.

    We are looking for a highly motivated individual who can manage multiple projects and deadlines. You will ideally have:

    • the capacity and musical understanding to prepare material to a professional standard, including bowings, cuts and markings is essential

    • good knowledge of the repertoire AAM perform including awareness of continuo requirements

    • previous professional music library experience, though training can be given to the right applicant

    • experience with music publishing software to create parts where required.

    You will be able to work pro-actively as part of a team as well as individually The role will be based in the AAM office in Cambridge.

    Limited home-working may be possible.

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    Contact: Anthony Brice | Email: | Telephone: 01223301509

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  • Spitalfields Music

    Learning and Participation Internship

    Date posted: 15/09/17

    Closing date: 27/09/17

    Salary: Expenses only.

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    The Placement offers an aspiring arts professional the chance to gain experience, skills and knowledge of music and cross-arts learning & participation project management.

    Working as part of a dynamic and established team, the placement offers hands-on experience supporting the organisation of creative music projects in east London, and the delivery of Musical Rumpus, an interactive early years production for 0-2.5 year olds in Tower Hamlets, Newham and Barking & Dagenham.

    For more information please see our website:

    Contact: Lila Bhattacherjee | Email: | Telephone: 02073770287

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  • Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

    Learning & Participation (Music) Projects Manager

    Date posted: 15/09/17

    Closing date: 02/10/17

    Salary: £29,373 - £35,249 (Including LWA)

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    Learning & Participation (Music) Projects Manager (Children and Young People) Maternity Cover

    Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance is a forward thinking, contemporary and world-class Higher Education Institution with a vision to redefine the conservatoire for the 21st century.

    The Projects Manager forms a key role within the Learning & Participation (Music) Children and Young People’s sub team. Working to the Widening Participation Manager, the Projects Manager is responsible for devising, managing and delivering a range of projects for children and young people with a wide range of learners and participants.

    The Projects Manager role includes strategic responsibilities overseeing programmes, fundraising, marketing and evaluation, as well as day to day project and event management.

    Please note as this role will involve some working with children and young people an Enhanced DBS will be required.

    You can download a job pack and application form from and for any queries you can email

    To apply for this position, please send your completed application form to the email address

    Closing Date: Monday 2 October 2017 (12pm)

    Interview Date: Friday 13 October 2017

    CVs will not be accepted unless accompanied by a completed application form.

    Email: staffrecruitment@trinitylaban

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  • Royal College of Music

    Chamber Music Assistant

    Date posted: 15/09/17

    Closing date: 02/10/17

    Salary: £22,511 - £24,785 per annum

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    The Performance and Programming department which has responsibility for planning and organising all concerts at the College is now looking to recruit a Chamber Music Assistant. The successful applicant will be joining a friendly, creative and approachable team in an exciting working environment.

    Chamber Music is an integral part of college life and students perform both internally at the College and externally at venues including Cadogan Hall.

    This role provides an excellent opportunity for someone looking to gain experience of arts administration. The successful applicant will have excellent communication skills, meticulous eye for detail, and a flair for writing about music in a concise and engaging way.

    This post is offered on a permanent, full-time basis.

    For further details of this position please visit the RCM website at

    Closing date for receipt of applications is 12pm on Monday 2 October 2017.

    Interviews will be held on Wednesday 11 October 2017.

    The RCM is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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

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  • Royal Academy of Music

    Publications and Content Manager

    Date posted: 19/09/17

    Closing date: 02/10/17

    Salary: Salary in the Range: £30,591 - £35,700 inclusive per annum

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    We are currently seeking a Publications and Content Manager.

    You will be responsible for generating and co-ordinating copy for all Academy publications.

    You will be self-motivated with excellent organisational and project management skills and confident using technology. You will be an exceptional writer with the ability to communicate clearly and effectively across a wide range of audiences and a good knowledge of classical music. Flexibility, a positive attitude and the ability to work under pressure are also essential attributes for this role.

    To be successful in this role you will need previous experience of copywriting and editing documents and adhering to style/brand guidelines. You will be experienced in line management and building positive and effective working relationships with internal colleagues, senior management and with external suppliers. You will have a demonstrable background in creating and managing complex schedules.

    Further information and a full recruitment pack for this vacancy can be downloaded from

    Completed applications must be received by 10am, Monday 2 October 2017.

    Contact: Isobel Shankland | Email: | Telephone: 02078737495

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  • Morgensterns

    Music Management Assistant

    Date posted: 18/09/17

    Closing date: 06/10/17

    Salary: 21,000

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    Morgensterns Diary Service requires a music management assistant to join our lively teleteam, and help us manage the careers of over 500 of the UK’s busiest freelance orchestral and session musicians.

    If you are looking for a career in the world of orchestral management, have enthusiasm for music and musicians and administrative experience, we’d like to hear from you. A good telephone manner and the ability to thrive under pressure are essential.

    Morgensterns management services are designed to help our busy freelance orchestral and session musician clients make the most of every work opportunity. We hold copies of our clients' diaries, and our client managers offer efficient and friendly representation when orchestral managers call.

    You will be working with every major UK orchestral and session fixer, and so you will need to have a general understanding of the workings of the orchestral world and a keen desire to develop a career in the world of orchestral administration. Working for Morgensterns is a great way to launch your career in orchestral management. Past members of our teleteam are now working for Askonas Holt, BBC SO, CBSO, City of London Sinfonia, ECO, EMI, ENO, OUP, RLPO, RPO, ROH, Opera North, Harrison/Parrott and the Intermusica Music Agency

    This is a full time position.

    Morgensterns is located in Croydon.

    The salary is £21,000.

    Contact: Julian Morgenstern | Email: | Telephone: 020 8649 9669

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  • Philharmonia Orchestra

    PA to the Senior Management Team

    Date posted: 14/09/17

    Closing date: 09/10/17

    Salary: Circa £20,000, depending upon experience

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    The Philharmonia Orchestra is seeking a PA to the Senior Management Team.

    This is a responsible and varied role; the successful candidate will have first-class organisational and interpersonal skills, excellent attention to detail and a willingness to work as part of a team.

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

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  • Royal College of Music

    Faculty Officer (Woodwind & Brass)

    Date posted: 20/09/17

    Closing date: 09/10/17

    Salary: £25,396 – £28,102 per annum

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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. Our 800 undergraduate and postgraduate students come from over 60 countries and are taught in a dynamic environment, leaving the RCM to become the outstanding performers, conductors and composers of the future.

    The RCM is looking to appoint a Faculty Officer (Woodwind & Brass) to work in the busy Faculty Office.

    The successful candidate will work closely with the Heads of Faculties and professors planning and organising all aspects of faculty activity, this includes the regular faculty classes, masterclasses with visiting artists, competitions and festivals. The successful applicant will be joining a friendly and approachable team in an exciting working environment.

    The post-holder will have previous experience in an academic environment and excellent organisational, communication and IT skills. The role requires an ability to work flexibly and creatively on a variety of different tasks and we are looking for someone with a high level of attention to detail.

    For further details of this position please visit the RCM website at

    Closing date for receipt of applications is 12pm on Monday 9 October 2017.

    Interviews will be held on Monday 16 October 2017.

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

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  • Southbank Sinfonia

    Communications Manager

    Date posted: 13/09/17

    Closing date: 16/10/17

    Salary: £22,000 or according to experience

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    With a remarkable range of annual projects, and new players refreshing the orchestra’s potential every year, there is no limit to the stories we can tell about Southbank Sinfonia.

    We are newly introducing the role of Communications Manager to help us share the orchestra’s remarkable mission, personality and initiatives with a wider audience. The Communications Manager will make a significant contribution to the way the organisation presents itself in a busy marketplace, working directly with the musicians to generate a wide range of materials that present a vivid picture both of the orchestra itself, and the future of classical music as represented by our players.

    Candidates should already have some experience in arts marketing, ideally in classical music. This may be from a dedicated marketing role or a broader role which has comprised some elements of marketing and promotion.

    We are seeking someone who brings an entrepreneurial spirit to their work, who will confidently embrace the many opportunities inherent in this new role and develop its potential to the full. You should be articulate and imaginative: we want someone who can make a great case for why orchestras matter today. You should equally know what it takes to work in a busy arts organisation, able to balance numerous priorities and fulfil them all with efficiency and style.

    Visit for the job brief and details on how to apply.

    Contact: Matt Belcher | Email: | Telephone: 020 7921 0375

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  • HarrisonParrott

    Artist Coordinator

    Date posted: 21/09/17

    Closing date: 31/10/17

    Salary: £24,000 - £28,500

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    This is a truly unique opportunity to join an award-winning artist and project management agency at an exciting time of expansion. Due to expansion and internal promotions, we require additional support in the logistics focused Operations Team.

    You will be a highly effective and efficient administrator able to ensure accurate, timely and detailed planning and delivery of international engagements (concerts, touring and recording activities) for a select number of HarrisonParrott artists (Conductors and Instrumentalists).

    Ensuring exceptional service consistency and personal assistance to artists at all times, anticipating needs, addressing concerns and resolving issues as and when they arise in a professional, confident and efficient manner.

    We seek people who match our pro-active drive and ambition with a can-do attitude, who are excited about playing a key role in the future of the Arts on a global scale.

    Contact: Nichole Burton | Email: | Telephone: 020 7229 9166

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  • Royal Northern College of Music

    Deputy Head of School of Wind, Brass and Percussion

    Date posted: 04/09/17

    Closing date: 31/12/17

    Salary: Grade 9, scale points 44 to 47, £49,149 to £53,691 per annum pro rata

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    Deputy Head of School of Wind, Brass and Percussion (Director of Woodwind)

    The Royal Northern College of Music seeks to appoint an outstanding musician as Deputy Head of School of Wind, Brass and Percussion who will act as Director of Woodwind, to teach at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and to assist in the coordination and development of the work of a world-leading department, which numbers around 250 students and 100 teaching staff, many of whom visit from mainland Europe and beyond.

    The successful applicant will be a specialist in a woodwind instrument, with an extensive range of professional connections and experiences, and will have clear plans to continue high-level professional performance alongside the role.

    With a broad knowledge and relevant experience of conservatoire education and of instrumental pedagogy s/he will assist with the development of the College’s partnerships with world-renowned ensembles, instrumentalists and professional recording labels, finding creative ways to build the range of training opportunities for wind, brass and percussion students which supports their transition into the music profession.

    Contact: Bebee Wood | Email: | Telephone: 0161 907 5439

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