Association of British Orchestras

Publications Officer

Royal College of Music £29,180 - £32,295 per annum Closing date 17 March 2021
The Royal College of Music (RCM) is one of the world's greatest conservatoires. Our excellence was recognised by the 2020 QS World University Rankings, in which we ranked as the top institution for performing arts in the UK for the fifth consecutive year. 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 RCM’s Marketing & Communications team is responsible for maintaining and developing the profile of the College as a world-leader in music education and has a strategic responsibility for overseeing and supporting all print and online communications (internal and external) ensuring quality and consistency in keeping with the RCM’s vision and brand.

The RCM is seeking to engage a Publications Officer to join its Marketing & Communications department and lead on the production and delivery of the RCM’s extensive portfolio of print and online publications - including Upbeat, the Events Guide, Prospectus and Annual Review. The successful postholder supports the Marketing Manager to develop and enhance the profile and brand vision of the RCM internationally, nationally and internally through an extensive range of publications.

The successful candidate will have:
• Excellent communication and organisation skills and will be adept at contributing fresh and original ideas to enhance and strengthen the RCM’s brand vision
• Excellent editorial skills, a good eye for detail and a passion for producing compelling print publications
• Excellent engaging copywriting skills
• Experience of the entire print publication process, from initial concept and scheduling to delivery and distribution
• Good knowledge and experience in the process of digital publishing
• Confidence in juggling a busy work schedule and be excited at the prospect of working in an artistic environment

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. 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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