Association of British Orchestras

LSO Live Assistant (12-month fixed term contract)

London Symphony Orchestra Salary: £25,750 per annum + benefits Closing date 17 July 2023
As the LSO Live Assistant, you will be a key part of LSO Live, the LSO’s award-winning record label, sitting within the Marketing and Partnerships team who maintain key relationships with digital service providers and partner labels. Your role will be a supporting one, helping with a range of tasks to ensure the smooth flow of information from the partner labels and artists to key external business partners.
The successful applicant will be proactive and have excellent attention to detail, as well as being able to prioritise tasks and recognise where a level of expediency is needed. The role will require good communication skills, both written and verbal.
Salary: £25,750 per annum + benefits
Application Deadline: 5pm on Monday 17 July 2023.
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Key Responsibilities
• Support the Marketing and Partnerships Manager across all key digital streaming and video on demand partners and regularly liaise with teams within the partner labels
• Be responsible for channel management across the digital service providers – coming up with suggested changes to artist profiles, and recommending workflows to ensure partner platforms are optimised from a streaming and revenue perspective for the group
• Compile reports to send to labels tasking them with taking steps to optimise their artist channels/profiles, and suggested social media posts to optimise streaming and revenues
• Assist the Marketing and Partnerships Manager in monitoring the LSO Live website to ensure all content is relevant, up to date, and complies with the LSO’s branding guidelines
• Support labels by collating and distributing advanced campaign links for upcoming release marketing
• Attend partner meetings with labels
• Collate listening links for unreleased music and share with trusted business partners
• Manage and maintain touring schedules to ensure they are always up to date and accurate, for both internal and external partner-facing documents
• Compile data on Spotify/Apple numbers for internal reports
• Contribute ideas to the setup and planning of forthcoming releases and wider artist projects
• Help arrange meetings and take minutes where needed
• Provide general admin support for the LSO Live team on day-to-day activities
• Be the first point of contact for the department’s general enquiries
Reporting To: LSO Live Marketing and Partnerships Manager
Who You Will be Working With: All members of the LSO Live team and liaison with other departments

We are looking for someone with the following knowledge, skills and experience:
• Excellent organisational and administrative skills with meticulous attention to detail
• Strong communication skills with the ability to convey ideas and information to a range of target groups and present a case articulately and concisely both orally and in writing
• Ability to plan effectively, setting up and maintaining systems to make best use of time and resources
• Highly motivated to work effectively both under own initiative and within the team to achieve LSO Live objectives
• Flexible attitude to work – prepared to help out with other department tasks where necessary
• Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office
• Excellent level of numeracy
• Some previous work experience gained in the arts, media or broadcasting sectors
• An enthusiasm for classical music
• Knowledge of Microsoft Access and InDesign

Contact details
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