Association of British Orchestras

Concert and Orchestra Assistant

Royal Academy of Music £25,004 - £28,283 per annum inclusive of London Allowance Closing date 04 July 2022
The Royal Academy of Music is one of the world’s leading conservatoires. It prides itself on being stimulating, forward looking and a friendly environment with a diverse mix of students and staff from over 50 countries. Based in central London adjacent to Regent’s Park, we have been training musicians to the highest professional standards since 1822. Many of the world’s most eminent musicians and performers studied at the Academy and we are firmly focused on developing tomorrow’s musical leaders in disciplines including classical, jazz, composition and musical theatre.

The Academy has a busy and thriving orchestral life, providing comprehensive orchestral and ensemble training and exciting performance opportunities with the many eminent conductors and instrumentalists who regularly work with our students. The Concerts Department is at the heart of performance activities at the Academy. Amongst an intensive schedule of performance activity, it co-ordinates an annual schedule of around 100 orchestral/ensemble projects and 250 concerts both within the Academy and further afield, as well as collaborating with professional partners in side by side training schemes and major international festivals.

We are seeking a Concert and Orchestra Assistant to assist with the delivery of the Academy’s orchestral and ensemble programme of activity as well as the running of chamber music concerts and prizes, to ensure that a first-class experience of performance activity is offered to our students as part of their training for professional life.

Educated with a degree in music, applicants will have previous experience of working within arts administration and managing musical events. You will have practical experience of orchestras and ensembles and knowledge of a wide range of repertoire. You will also be enthusiastic and highly motivated with confidence to use your initiative and problem solve as well as being a good team player.

A recruitment pack can be downloaded from the RAM website via the link below.

Completed applications must be received by 10am on Monday 27 June 2022.
Interviews are expected to take place on-site on 4 July 2022.

The Academy is committed to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of all students.
The Academy values diversity and welcomes your application.

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