Association of British Orchestras

Assistant Librarian

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra £20,500 Closing date 03 July 2023
The Assistant Librarian plays an important role in assisting the efficient running of the BSO’s music library and the sourcing, preparation and distribution of all orchestral parts and scores required for the exciting and varied work of the busy Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. The Assistant Librarian reports to the Librarian and is a member of the busy Concerts team.

The Library is a key source of information, and keeps records of repertoire, forces, edition, publisher, duration etc in OPAS, the company’s library and scheduling software. The Assistant Librarian is required to have relevant experience in classical music and the ability to read conventionally notated music.

The BSO is committed to improving equality, diversity and inclusion and values diversity in its workforce. We actively welcome applications from individuals with backgrounds currently underrepresented in the arts. For more information about the BSO and the role please visit
To apply please complete the online application form and send to along with a cover letter and CV and equal opportunities form.

Deadline for applications: 10:00 Monday 3 July 2023

First Interviews to be held online by zoom on Thu 6 and Fri 7 July.

Contact details
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
2 Seldown Lane

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