Association of British Orchestras

Executive Administrator - CEO and Executive Team

Philharmonia Ltd £25,000 Closing date 03 October 2022
Philharmonia is seeking a bright and confident, well-organised administrator to support the CEO and Executive Team in their role as leaders, by supporting with project liaison, research, and diary management, ensuring the senior team are acting efficiently, with their time optimised.

Ready to fast track your career in concerts or general management for an orchestra, this high-profile role will suit an ambitious music or arts administrator, who really knows and is passionate about orchestral music. This is a phenomenal opportunity for the right individual who is ambitious, proactive, and self-motivated – gaining insight into all aspects of senior orchestral management.

You will be able to evidence skills at problem solving, project work and relationship management and must show discretion and tact when dealing with matters of a confidential nature. You must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong technical music knowledge.

Working in a fast-paced, busy environment, the Assistant will have the ability to think outside the box and provide effective solutions.

The role will be full time in our Southwark Office in London, with regular attendance at Concerts and Donor Events.

Required skills

• Graduate level with 2 years’ experience in a similar role
• It is preferable that you have an arts background, either having studied arts administration/music/ management or have experience working in an arts organisation
• Experience carrying out programme, artist and music industry research
• Confident in report writing and presenting is essential
• A basic understanding of public funding reporting (we are a National Portfolio Organisation supported by Arts Council England)
• Good knowledge of artists, music industry and repertoire

To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter detailing how your experience matches the role and responsibilities to

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