Association of British Orchestras

Orchestra Co-ordinator

Askonas Holt £30,000 Closing date 12 September 2022
Askonas Holt is one of the world’s leading arts management companies, specialising in the field of classical music. We represent many prestigious conductors, singers and instrumentalists with international careers, and arrange tours for orchestras, ensembles and dance companies all over the world.

Il Pomo d’Oro is one of the world’s leading period ensembles in the world. A regular guest in prestigious concert halls and festivals all over the world, il Pomo d’Oro works with world class singers and conductors.

Askonas Holt and il Pomo d’Oro are recruiting for a talented and passionate Orchestra Co-ordinator. This new position will strengthen the management and touring synergies between il Pomo d’Oro and Askonas Holt.

The successful candidate will work closely with the Tours and Projects team at Askonas Holt and the Artistic Director of il Pomo d’Oro, managing the general administration of il Pomo d’Oro.


• act as liaison between musicians of il Pomo d’Oro and AH Touring Department to co-ordinate and book hotels, travel, visas, scores and any other requirements
• co-ordinate rehearsal, recording and performance schedules
• provide administrative support to the Artistic Director of il Pomo d’Oro
• in collaboration with the Artistic Director of il Pomo d’Oro, book musicians and issue musicians contracts for all touring and non-touring projects
• support with financial, insurance and tax management as needed,
• assist with promotion and marketing support for projects
• assist with website administration duties
• accompany il Pomo d’Oro on selected tours as orchestra manager


• have relevant experience working in arts administration, or in a related discipline
• demonstrate a good sense of initiative, an ability to prioritise and to meet deadlines and to cope successfully with pressure situations
• be well-organised and motivated, with excellent communication skills, in writing and verbally
• be willing to undertake significant international travel as an integral part of their duties
• have a keen interest in classical music


• foreign language skills are an advantage

The salary for this position is £30,000 per annum.

The closing date for applications is Monday 12 September at 5pm. Please go to our website to complete your application form.
We do not accept CVs. Only successful candidates will be contacted for interview.

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