Association of British Orchestras

Concerts & Recordings Manager

Philharmonia Ltd £27,000 to £31,000 per annum Closing date 13 May 2022
As we head into our 2nd season with Principal Conductor Santtu-Matias Rouvali, we have an exciting opportunity to join our busy team at the Philharmonia as our Concerts & Recordings Manager.

About you
With demonstrable experience of concert or cultural event management, you will be adept at working with senior stakeholders and managing a varied workload. Bringing your wealth of knowledge of the working practices of a professional orchestra, you will play an important role in the planning and implementation of the Philharmonia Orchestra’s London Season of concerts at the Royal Festival Hall and of the Recording activity of the Orchestra.

Key information
Contract: Permanent, Full-time
Salary: £27,000 to £31,000 per annum
Location: Predominantly at our London office
Required Skills & Qualities

Proven skills in cultural events management
Excellent organisational skills
Meticulous attention to detail
Previous budgeting experience
Ability to work on own initiative and to problem solve
Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time

Proven skills in concert management
Previous employment within the classical music sector
Knowledge of the working practices of a professional orchestra
Knowledge of the orchestral repertoire
Benefits and culture
At the Philharmonia, we have a range of benefits that support the wellbeing of our staff, including:

25 days of annual leave per annum
Access to a 6% contributory pension scheme
Complimentary tickets for the Philharmonia’s own-promoted concerts
Discounts on food and drink at the Southbank Centre
Discounted access to various galleries and museums across London through the Southbank Centre’s reciprocal scheme
Season ticket loans for annual travel passes
Access to our employee confidential support helpline

The Philharmonia Orchestra is committed to ensuring equitable opportunities and a welcoming environment for all those that engage in our work. We strive for a more representative workforce and encourage applications from under-represented groups in the UK arts workforce, particularly those from Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority backgrounds, from lower socio-economic statuses, d/Deaf and Disabled applicants, and those from the LGBTQIA+ community.

Contact details
6 Chancel Street

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