Jobs - Current Vacancies

  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields

    Finance Manager

    Date posted: 28/11/17

    Closing date: 15/12/17

    Salary: £25-30,000 per annum, depending on experience.

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    The Academy of St Martin in the Fields seeks an enthusiastic and pro-active newly qualified accountant looking for an entry level position in arts management.

    This position will work closely with the Chief Executive and Finance Committee to assist with all finance and trustee related matters.

    Key responsibilities include:

    - Acting as the main point of contact between the office and our external auditor.

    - Managing the collection, monitoring and coding of supplier invoices.

    - Preparation and execution of payment runs and distributing remittance advice forms.

    - Preparing annual budget and monitoring variances and reporting to Finance Committee on monthly basis

    - Preparing monthly management accounts and cashflows and be central point of contact for Finance Committee.

    For a full job description and person specification please visit our website:

    Contact: Hattie Rayfield, Concerts and Participation Assistant | Email: | Telephone: 02077021377

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  • Sulivan Sweetland Ltd

    Artist Administrator

    Date posted: 28/11/17

    Closing date: 18/12/17


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    We are looking for an Artist Administrator to help run our boutique classical music agency which manages conductors, solo instrumentalists and chamber ensembles around the world.

    You will be a motivated and highly organized individual preferably with practical office experience who is able to work as a member of a small team. You will have a high attention to detail, excellent communication skills, a keen interest in classical music, an eye for design, a talent for logistics and proficiency with social media.

    The position will involve general administration, assisting the directors with arranging meetings and business trips, servicing of engagements for artists, booking travel, coordinating publicity material and maintaining our website and database.

    Early applications are encouraged, we will call successful applicants for interview for the duration of the recruitment process.

    Due to the high volume of applications we will only contact those who are called for interview. If you have not heard from us by Friday 22 December then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position.

    To apply, please send a CV and a covering letter to the attention of Emma Sweetland to the email address below.

    Closing date: Monday 18th December

    Interviews: Final interviews early January 2018.

    Pre-interviews on application.

    Start date: As soon as possible

    Contact: Emma Sweetland | Email:

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  • Philharmonia Orchestra

    Finance and Office Administrator

    Date posted: 06/12/17

    Closing date: 18/12/17

    Salary: £20,000 – £22,000, depending upon experience

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    The Philharmonia Orchestra is seeking a Finance and Office Administrator.

    Reporting to the Finance Director and Financial Controller, duties include processing financial information, organising and maintaining financial records, and assisting the Finance Director with the management of the office building (including liaising with supply companies and ensuring that routine maintenance is carried out).

    The successful candidate will have at least a year’s experience in a relevant professional environment.

    Contact: Francisca Onwuka, Financial Controller | Email: | Telephone: 02079213916

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  • BBC

    Assistant Publicist, BBC Proms

    Date posted: 06/12/17

    Closing date: 01/01/18

    Salary: £25 - 30k

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    The BBC Proms is the largest classical music festival in the world offering eight weeks of world-class music-making from a vast array of leading orchestras, conductors and soloists from the UK and around the world.

    The festival comprises more than 150 concerts, talks, workshops and events at the Royal Albert Hall, Cadogan Hall and other venues. Every concert is broadcast live on BBC Radio 3, many are televised and there is a strong online offering. In 2017, more than 300,000 people attended the Proms.

    The 2018 BBC Proms runs from Friday 13 July - Saturday 8 September.

    In this role, you’ll provide comprehensive support on all matters of press and media work in the build up to and during the 2018 BBC Proms season.

    You’ll have a sound experience of working in a press office environment and a clear understanding of the needs of the press and media, with the ability to organise and manage a heavy workload with great attention to detail. Good experience of using social media networks in a publicity context and ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people is essential. You will have excellent IT skills, along with an enthusiasm for live music and events.

    If you think you meet the full criteria above, and would like to apply for the role, please click on the link below for the full job description and online application form.

    Contact: BBC Resourcing | Email: | Telephone: 0370 024 3477

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  • Royal Academy of Music

    Assistant Company Manager

    Date posted: 12/12/17

    Closing date: 02/01/18

    Salary: Salary: £20,437 per annum

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    We currently have an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Company Manager within in Royal Academy Opera, which is in itself a training company closely mimicking the profession.

    You will report to and work closely with the Opera Company Manager, gaining valuable experience in Company Management, General Management and Producing.

    This is a developmental opportunity open to a recent graduate in stage management or arts administration with specific interest in opera, or someone with the equivalent experience. Appropriate support and training will be provided to enable you to build upon your skills and experience.

    You will need a good working knowledge of IT systems and excellent interpersonal skills along with a real passion for theatre, music, and the arts. You will also need the potential for and commitment to professional development.

    Please visit to download a full job description and recruitment pack for this role.

    The Academy is committed to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of all students.

    The Academy values diversity and welcomes your application.

    Contact: Dominic Kara | Email: | Telephone: 02078737478

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  • Askonas Holt

    Business Systems Manager

    Date posted: 12/12/17

    Closing date: 02/01/18


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    We seek a Business Systems Manager, three to four days a week, to take over the running of our Information Technology facilities, and to manage one member of staff.

    Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, and communicating at every level throughout the company, the successful candidate will show a proven ability to be hands-on in network and systems administration, preparing budgets, negotiating contracts and guiding future development.

    You will be asked to prepare and present board reports and suggest improvements to shape and direct the IT strategy over the coming years. Your IT recommendations will align with the business strategy and working with key stakeholders across the business to identify opportunities for business efficiency and improvement.

    The role will ideally suit someone with a track record of working in SME’s who is comfortable in a creative and dynamic environment, able to solve problems great or small in an approachable manner.

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  • Royal Philharmonic Society

    Chief Executive

    Date posted: 05/12/17

    Closing date: 03/01/18

    Salary: ca. £65,000

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    The RPS, one of the most dynamic and prestigious music societies in the world, seeks a new Chief Executive to articulate a clear new vision for the Society in the 21st century, engaging with an inclusive, modern, multicultural society.

    The RPS helps set the agenda for classical music, plays a major role in the commissioning of new work and supports young musicians. The RPS Awards are the most respected awards for live classical music in the UK.

    The Chief Executive will provide administrative and financial leadership towards the continued success of the Society. Experience in a similar role in the arts, with significant administrative, financial, fundraising, outreach and advocacy experience is essential.

    This is a unique opportunity for a proven arts administrator with the personality and creativity to help classical music form a united front, and make it enjoyed by the widest possible audience.

    Closing date: Wednesday 3 January 2018

    For a full job description and information on how to apply, please visit

    For enquiries or an informal discussion, please contact

    Contact: John Gilhooly | Email: | Telephone: 02072870019

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  • Royal Philharmonic Society

    RPS Music Awards Intern

    Date posted: 07/12/17

    Closing date: 04/01/18

    Salary: £9.50/hour

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    We are looking for an intern to work two days a week alongside our team on the delivery of the upcoming RPS Music Awards on 9 May 2018, as well as the general day-to-day running of the RPS.

    The major focus for the role, between January and March, will be processing nominations for the RPS Music Awards and contacting a wide range of organisations to supply supporting materials for the juries. From March to May, the activity will focus on delivering the Awards Presentation on 9 May 2018.

    We have a small administrative team and consequently there is no fixed job description - you will be expected to undertake a varying range of duties which might range from processing applications to updating the website, interacting with social media, handling enquiries from the public and musicians, supporting jury meetings and learning some of the steps of event management.

    There will be plenty of opportunities to take responsibility for the right candidate.

    This is a paid internship. There is some flexibility on the working days which makes this placement ideal to fit around other work placements or studies.

    To download a job description and for information on how to apply please visit

    Contact: Shannon St Luce | Email: | Telephone: 02072870019

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  • Askonas Holt

    Reception & Marketing Assistant (6-month paid internship)

    Date posted: 07/12/17

    Closing date: 05/01/18


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    This six-month internship will give you the opportunity to use your administrative and people skills whilst learning more about artist management.

    The successful candidate will support the day-to-day work of the Office and Marketing teams, as well as working on adhoc projects as required. As well being the first point of contact for all visitors to the office and telephone enquiries, you will be dealing with external suppliers on a daily basis.

    You will be required to write news stories and other content for the Askonas Holt website, and to create social media posts across a variety of channels.

    You will be expected to keep a close eye on relevant news channels, and to stay up-to-date with industry developments, both in classical music and marketing.


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  • Saffron Hall

    Development Manager: Individual Giving

    Date posted: 11/12/17

    Closing date: 05/01/18

    Salary: £15,000 (£30,000 FTE)

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    Development Manager: Individual Giving Part-time, one year fixed-term contract £15,000 (£30,000 FTE) The development team at Saffron Hall Trust (SHT) is responsible for fundraising across the charity, working with partners as necessary, in order to achieve agreed income targets.

    The Development Manager: Individual Giving role is a new post, and will primarily support the individual giving and philanthropy programme at SHT. The Development Manager will act as a primary contact point for donors and potential donors, developing their engagement with all of SHT’s activities, and influencing and maximising their giving.

    Candidates should have previous experience of relationship management and possess outstanding interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively engage with a wide variety of donors, prospects, and stakeholders at all levels For a full job description and person specification, please visit

    Contact: Will Harriss | Email: | Telephone: 01799 588545

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  • Glyndebourne Productions Ltd.

    Education Projects Coordinator

    Date posted: 14/12/17

    Closing date: 12/01/18

    Salary: £19 - 21,000 dependent on experience

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    Extraordinary opera, extraordinary people

    We have a vacancy for a Projects Coordinator to join our busy Education department. You will be responsible for the administrative and practical support for a range of artistic initiatives including our Performances for Schools programme, Glyndebourne Youth Opera, Talks and Events and Raise Your Voice.

    You will also be closely involved in the day to day running of the Department’s programme of work and its busy office.

    To find out more about joining our world-class team, visit

    The closing date for applications is Friday 12 January 2018

    We are an equal opportunities employer


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  • Chineke! Foundation

    Projects Manager

    Date posted: 11/12/17

    Closing date: 14/01/18

    Salary: £22,500 - £24,000 pro-rata, dependent on experience

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    The Chineke! Foundation is seeking a committed, self-motivated Projects Manager to join our small, dynamic team of management staff.

    As Projects Manager, you will play a vital role in assisting our Artistic and Executive Director, General Manager and Learning and Participation Manager in the delivery of a variety of projects. You will be the administrative heart of the organisation, reporting directly to the Artistic & Executive Director and General Manager. You will play a crucial role in the planning and execution of all orchestral and chamber projects, including supporting the management team on site for the duration.

    You will serve as the primary point of contact for our musicians, and will be responsible for working with the General Manager to ensure the smooth operation of the orchestra’s library and player payment system.

    You will also will assist the Artistic & Executive Director in administrative tasks, helping with diary management, arranging meetings, and assisting with the production of copy for print articles and public speaking engagements.

    Contact: Fin Conway | Email: | Telephone: 07955010584

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  • Chineke! Foundation

    Marketing & Design Manager

    Date posted: 11/12/17

    Closing date: 14/01/18

    Salary: £22,500 - £24,000 pro-rata, dependent on experience.

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    The Chineke! Foundation is seeking a committed, self-motivated Marketing & Design Manager to spearhead the expansion of the organisation’s online presence, as well as assisting with the organisation’s ‘Friends’ programme’.

    Working as a part of our small, dynamic team of management staff, you will play a vital role in assisting our Artistic & Executive Director, General Manager and other staff in the promotion of a variety of projects.

    As Marketing & Design Manager, you will report directly to the Artistic & Executive Director and General Manager. You will play a crucial role in the promotion of all orchestral, chamber and educational projects, attending rehearsals and concerts in order to document and promote them.

    In addition, you will be in charge of the organisation’s website and social media accounts and will run the Chineke! ‘Friends’ programme, providing a high level of customer service to the organisation’s donors.

    Contact: Fin Conway | Email: | Telephone: 07955010584

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  • Young Classical Artists Trust

    Development & Events Assistant

    Date posted: 29/11/17

    Closing date: 15/01/18

    Salary: £23,000 - 25,000

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    Main Purpose of the Job

    To support the Development Director in all of YCAT’s development and fundraising initiatives, providing development support, managing events and effectively marketing a variety of YCAT’s activities.

    To add value by actively researching new fundraising opportunities.

    For full details see here:

    Contact: Thomas du Plessis | Email: | Telephone: 0207 379 8477

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  • Royal College of Music

    Publications Officer

    Date posted: 13/12/17

    Closing date: 15/01/18

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

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    Job reference number: 605-17

    The RCM’s Marketing & Communications team is responsible for maintaining and developing the profile of the College as a world-leader in music education and has a strategic responsibility for overseeing and supporting all print and online communications (internal and external) and ensuring quality and consistency in keeping with the RCM’s brand vision.

    The RCM is seeking to engage a Publications Officer to join its Marketing & Communications department and lead on the production and delivery of the RCM’s extensive portfolio of print publications – including Upbeat magazine, the Events Guide, Prospectus and Annual Review.

    The postholder supports the Marketing Manager to develop and enhance the profile and brand vision of the RCM internationally, nationally and internally through an extensive range of print publications.

    This post is offered on a permanent, full-time, basis and is available from January 2018.

    Closing date for receipt of applications is 12pm on Monday 15 January 2018.

    Interviews will be held on 22 January 2018.

    With some roles at the RCM second interviews may take place.

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

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

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  • Monteverdi Choir and Orchestras

    Marketing Traineeship

    Date posted: 13/12/17

    Closing date: 28/02/18


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    The Monteverdi Arts Management Training Programme offers a bridge between university and the professional world for graduates who are interested in pursuing a career in arts administration.

    Placements are currently voluntary, but we offer a contribution towards travel and lunch costs. Previous trainees have gone on to secure positions with major arts organisations such as The Royal Opera House, Sage Gateshead, The Sixteen and Albion Media.

    We are looking for motivated and energetic individuals who are passionate about music and keen to embark on a career in arts management.

    The Marketing team is responsible for expanding our audiences, publicising our activities, and engaging our fan community worldwide. Working directly alongside the Marketing & Communications Manager, you will learn about all aspects of the marketing mix, on both digital and 'traditional' platforms.

    By the end of the placement you will have acquired a good understanding of marketing within the performing arts, and the practical skills to help you move confidently towards your first Marketing job.

    Contact: Lizzie Lawless | Email: | Telephone: 02077190120

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