Association of British Orchestras

ABO Conference Assistant

Association of British Orchestras National Minimum Wage (subject to age) Closing date 18 November 2022
The ABO’s primary event each year is its annual conference, the major gathering of the classical music industry in the UK, with over 300 delegates drawn from orchestras both from within the UK and abroad, plus funding agencies, venues, agents, publishers and suppliers. Our Principal Media Partner is Classic FM, Classical Music Magazine is our Media Partner, Help Musicians our Charity Partner, and British Council our International Partner. The 2023 Conference will be held in Leeds from 1-3 February 2023, hosted by Opera North. We are now looking for a conference assistant to join the ABO team for approximately 10 weeks in the run-up to and for the duration of the conference.

The right candidate will be responsible and enthusiastic, with good organisational skills and a keen interest in classical music and the orchestral sector. You will be a good communicator with a pro-active approach, excellent attention to detail and a quick learner able to work independently as well as part of the team. You should be IT literate with Microsoft Office skills and experience of using mail-merge would be desirable. Ideally you will have had some experience of audio/visual technology.

For further information, and details on how to apply, please see the attached job description.

The closing date for applications is 12pm on Friday 18 November. Interviews will be held in London on Tuesday 22 November.

Contact details
020 7759 1060
West Wing, Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 1LA

Annual Conference

The next ABO conference will take place in Bristol,
hosted by Bristol Beacon, from 24-26 January 2024.