Association of British Orchestras

Schools Development Manager

Voices Foundation £30,000 to £35,000 depending on experience Closing date 15 October 2021
We are on a mission to inspire schools to sing – do you have the relationship building skills to help us?

Person specification
Voices Foundation is looking for an enthusiastic and experienced relationship builder who is an organised self-starter with persuasive communication skills. You will have experience of schools and a track record of selling and relationship building. You will enjoy music and be articulate in communicating with and engaging others to share in our vision for all children to find their voice. You will have relevant experience and training that chimes with the role and be very hands on. We are very welcoming of diverse candidates from all backgrounds.

Job description
Reporting to the CEO and working with a close-knit team, you will be responsible for planning and recruiting new schools to join the Voices programme. You will build gradually to recruit 25 new schools a year, with an increasing proportion of disadvantaged schools. You will also strengthen the relationship with Voices’ alumni schools and teachers supporting their continued use of Voices’ methodology. You will promote the Singing Schools brand and its take up and work with colleagues to develop programme offers that appeal to and engage prospective schools. Through this you will help build our user base to realise Voices objective of every child finding their voice through the strengthening the role and importance of music education.

Terms: Permanent full-time role with mix of office and home working

Please visit our website for a full job description and details on how to apply.

Contact details
The Music Base, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London, N1 9AG

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