Association of British Orchestras

Stage Manager (Venue Operations)

London Symphony Orchestra £28,000 to £36,000 per annum depending on experience Closing date 24 November 2022
The LSO Concerts Department requires a Stage Manager (Venue Operations) to assist in the planning and operation of all stage management, event setup, venue support and instrument transportation requirements with a particular focus on activity at our home venues of LSO St Luke’s & the Barbican Centre.

The Stage and Transport team comprises one Stage Coordinator and three Stage Managers. Alongside Facilities, Technical and Percussion Hire, we form the Operations department, reporting to the Operations Manager. The Operations team is part of the Concerts Department. The post is based between the Barbican, LSO St Luke’s and Tottenham in London, however the Stage Manager will be required to attend events outside of these venues within the United Kingdom. The position involves working evenings and weekends and being away from home on tour.

For formal concert and event work (i.e. when on the concert platform in front of the public) the post holder will be expected to wear a black shirt and black trousers and to be smartly presented.

Manual Handling training is required as part of this role. Any necessary training arrangements and costs are covered by the LSO.

The LSO is an Equal Opportunities employer.

The closing date for applications is 17:00 on 24 November 2022
1st stage interviews will be held on 28 November and 2nd stage on 1 December.

If you do not live or work in Greater London, the LSO will make a contribution towards travel expenses incurred in attending interviews only if agreed in advance. In exceptional circumstances, initial interviews may be conducted by telephone or Skype. If you are invited for an interview and would like to claim travel expenses, please mention this when your interview is being arranged. Please note that a request to claim travel expenses will not affect decisions about whether or not to invite you to an interview.

Contact details

debbie.whitcombe@lso.co.uk

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