Association of British Orchestras

CoLab Coordinator

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance £30,957- £37,151 p.a. (Including LWA) Closing date 12 October 2021
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. At the leading edge of music and dance training, it provides specialist education of the highest quality, which reflects the increasingly collaborative world of artistic practice. The Faculty of Music accounts for over 700 of the higher education (HE) students within Trinity Laban and delivers programmed of study for students from pre-degree to doctoral levels through an innovative combination of practical and academic studies through which it seeks to impart in its students the skills needed for a dynamic and sustainable career in music.

The Faculty of Music is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, versatile and suitably qualified candidate to support the work of the Head of CoLab in the development and coordinator of the annual CoLab festival. CoLab is a cross-faculty celebration of innovation; guided by expert mentors, students work together in project groups to explore new ways of making work, building artistic relationships with performers and other artists across genres, disciplines and cultures. Colab in its eleventh year has developed an international reputation for as a hub innovative learning. Previous projects include Afrobeat, Bollywood Brass, Classical improvisation and international digital collaboration. Part of CoLab’s success can be attributed to the core team who have a passion for coordinating and producing exceptional moments.

The successful candidate will be an experienced and creative arts administrator. They will demonstrate outstanding communication and organisational skills and the capability to deal with a busy and varied workload.

You will evidence significant arts administration experience, outstanding communication and organisational abilities, excellent IT skills with the ability to work with large data sets, and the capability to deal with a busy and varied workload, within a highly creative environment. Prior experience of working with musicians and/or students in higher reduction is an advantage. You will be expected to take the initiative and make shared decisions and may need to supervise others.

As an equal opportunity employer, we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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