Association of British Orchestras

Head of Participation & Learning

London Sinfonietta £32,000 to £35,000 Closing date 07 October 2019
The London Sinfonietta is one of the world’s leading contemporary music ensembles, having established a world-wide reputation over 50 years. Our mission is to engage wider audiences in new music, support the growth of individuals and communities, and develop talent.

We are seeking a Head of Participation & Learning to play a central role in the organisation, working closely with the Chief Executive & Artistic Director and the General Manager to set the strategic priorities and ensure a high quality, effective programme. The post holder will also be required to work closely with the Head of Concerts & Production to determine in what way any one of the London Sinfonietta’s projects can achieve both a world-class artistic expression and the powerful purpose of public engagement.

Given the significance that the London Sinfonietta places on its Participation & Learning programme, the post-holder has huge scope to influence the wider work of this world-renowned music organisation. The London Sinfonietta is able to consider this role as a 4-day a week position (with salary pro rata), depending on the candidate’s circumstances and experience. An element of flexible working can also be considered.

Please visit our website (link below) to download our full Job description and Person Specification. To apply for this position please send your completed Application Form and Equality and Diversity Monitoring form to

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The next conference will be held in Manchester from 29-31 January 2020,

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