Association of British Orchestras

Assistant Orchestra Manager

Halle Concerts Society £23,000-£24,000 p.a. Closing date 26 September 2022
We are seeking an enthusiastic and flexible person with knowledge of Classical music to degree level or equivalent to join our busy Concerts department. This is a full time post, with some evening and weekend working. Reporting to the Orchestra Manager, the Assistant Orchestra Manager is responsible for booking extra players and deputies to play with the Hallé Orchestra, and for the administration of auditions of permanent and extra players. The post-holder will also deputise for the Orchestra Manager at concerts, recordings and rehearsals where appropriate. The post would be suitable for a person who is seeking to embark on or who is in the early stages of a career in arts administration.

The post is full-time permanent based on a 36.25-hour week. Our core office hours are 09.00-17:15, from Monday to Friday, however the AOM works flexible hours in line the Orchestra schedule. There may be option to work some hours from home.

The Hallé takes equality, diversity and inclusion very seriously and welcomes applications from everyone. But simply having a diverse workforce is not enough. We want to build an inclusive environment, where everyone can develop to their full potential. We celebrate our differences, and recognise the importance of teams reflecting the activities and communities they serve.

We operate an Equal Opportunities Recruitment Policy and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We would particularly welcome applications from applicants who identify as disabled, D/deaf, and/or neurodivergent who can bring their own lived experience to this role.

The Hallé will provide support to ensure that you feel comfortable stepping into the organisation, the type of which may be new or unfamiliar to you, so that you can feel your best self at work. Mentoring or training will be provided during the induction period, if required.

For further details, including a recruitment pack and application form, visit our website.

Contact details
Bridgewater Hall
Great Bridgewater Street
M1 5HA

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