Association of British Orchestras

Concerts Coordinator

London Symphony Orchestra £25,000 to £30,000 per annum, depending on experience, plus benefits. Closing date 24 February 2023
The LSO is seeking a highly organised and motivated Concerts Coordinator to support the Concerts & Recordings Manager with the logistical planning and day-to-day running of all UK concerts (and recording projects as appropriate).

Salary: £25,000 to £30,000 per annum, depending on experience, plus benefits.

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 24 February 2023.

Interviews will take place on Friday 10 and Monday 13 March 2023.

Key Responsibilities
• Maintain the Orchestra’s diary and database
• Prepare and distribute the Orchestra’s Schedule and Schedule Updates
• Lead day-to-day liaison with the Barbican Music team (particularly for concert logistics) as well as liaising with other UK venues, artists/artist managers and promoters as necessary
• Create and maintain projects on the Orchestra database and in associated electronic and physical files
• Look after orchestral players’ enquiries
• Provide support in the organisation of the Orchestra’s UK concerts (and recordings as appropriate)
• Prepare and follow-up cost estimates, contracts and invoices for UK concerts
• Regular attendance at concerts as a department representative
• Working with other departments to create and help maintain certain projects on the database
• Provide support in other areas as time, training and ability allows.

About You
We are looking for someone with the following skills and experience:
• At least six months’ relevant experience, preferably gained in the Arts or Charity sectors
• Excellent organisational and administrative skills with meticulous attention to detail
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including clarity and succinctness, both written and verbal
• Ability to manage and prioritise a workload with multiple demands
• Highly motivated to work effectively both under own initiative and within the team to achieve necessary goals
• Good level of numeracy
• Adept with Microsoft Office, email, internet, able to learn new programmes quickly (such as the Orchestra database)
• Ability to function well as part of a close-knit team
• Flexible attitude to work – prepared to help out with other department tasks where necessary and to work outside of usual working hours
• Confident, polite and friendly manner
• Good general musical knowledge, including orchestral music.

Contact details
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y 8DS

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