Association of British Orchestras

Head of Digital & Production

Royal College of Music £56,525 - £63,098 per annum Closing date 26 March 2021
The Royal College of Music (RCM) is one of the world's greatest conservatoires. Our excellence was recognised by the 2021 QS World University Rankings, in which we ranked as the top institution for performing arts in the UK for the sixth consecutive year, and top in Europe. The RCM also achieved an overall rating of gold for its outstanding teaching and learning provision for undergraduates in the first ever Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).

The Digital and Production team combines Performance Venues, Studios and ICT to deliver effective and coordinated support for these specialist areas of activity, equipment and infrastructure. As Head of Digital and Production the post-holder will be responsible for ensuring ICT infrastructure, digital and performance venue-technical infrastructure and facilities, are robust, current and up-to-date and to industry standard, efficient and capable of supporting the essential requirements of professors, students and supporting staff.
Responsible for the strategic planning and practical delivery of all aspects of technical activity in RCM physical venues and digital domains the Head of Digital and Production will lead the Venue, Studio and ICT teams to provide robust and coordinated support for learning and teaching, performance, and the technical infrastructure that enables these activities.

This role requires an imaginative thinker, an innovator and enabler of change who can confidently lead at senior level participating in all strategy related initiatives, meetings, and workgroups and acting as the key interface between the team and internal/external stakeholders.

Applicants should have significant management experience and be skilled at empowering and motivating teams to ensure a unified, strategically-focused approach.

This post is offered on a permanent, full-time basis and is available immediately.

For full details of this position please read the Applicant Information Pack, available to download from the RCM website.

To apply, please complete our 1) Application form and 2) Equal Opportunities form (available to download from the RCM website) and submit in Word or PDF format by email to the below address.

CVs without an application form will not be accepted. Please ensure that you include the Job Reference Number when submitting your application.

The RCM is committed to being an equal opportunities employer and to promoting a diverse and inclusive environment for all our staff, students and visitors.

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