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  • Royal Academy of Music

    External Bookings Manager

    Date posted: 21/09/18

    Closing date: 26/09/18

    Salary: Salary range: £26,195 - £30,421 inclusive per annum

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    We are seeking an enthusiastic, experienced and practical administrator to manage the Academy’s External Bookings Service, which co-ordinates the hiring of student performers for external events.

    As part of the Academy’s commitment to preparing our students for professional careers, the External Bookings Manager assumes responsibility for managing requests and subsequent engagements from external sources who wish to book Academy students to perform at events.

    You will have very strong and well developed IT, organisational and administrative skills and be able to balance a demanding workload. You will also have an excellent telephone manner and highly developed interpersonal skills.

    Previous administrative experience gained within an orchestra, artist management agency or similar performing arts organisation is essential.

    Contact: Isobel Shankland | Email: | Telephone: 020 7873 7495

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  • London Symphony Orchestra

    Head of Press and External Affairs

    Date posted: 21/09/18

    Closing date: 30/09/18

    Salary: £43,000 to £50,000 per annum depending on level of experience

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    The Head of Press and External Affairs supports and promotes the LSO through effective relationships with the press and with external stakeholders.

    You will be the primary media contact and enhance and elevate the image of the LSO locally, nationally and internationally, and raise awareness of the LSO’s mission, achievements and strategic direction; publicise activities, performances and recordings on LSO Live; raise the profile of the LSO’s role in music education through LSO Discovery and in the wider community through LSO St Luke’s, and execute the LSO’s day-to-day press and public relations activities, including facilitating and implementing local, national and international media relations.

    You will also function as an LSO-embedded ‘reporter’, attending Barbican and LSO St Luke’s rehearsals and concerts and LSO Discovery activities, to collect and share vibrant LSO experiences of musicians, audiences and participants via traditional and online communications platforms.

    Your responsibilities will be to deliver world-class, inspiring creative public relations that delivers the LSO’s key messages and engages external stakeholders. It will be important that you liaise closely with the Marketing team, especially around social media; all the departments of the LSO and with the LSO Members; and with our external consultant on PR for Sir Simon Rattle and the Centre for Music.

    For more information about this post, including a full job description and how to apply, please visit our website using the link below.

    Contact: Michelle Hines | Email: | Telephone: 0207 588 1116

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  • Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

    Development Assistant

    Date posted: 13/09/18

    Closing date: 01/10/18

    Salary: £16,000 - £18,000

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    This is a great entry level job where you can be a part of the team at Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra (BSO). This is an opportunity for a bright and confident team player to take a first step into a successful fundraising team at a major arts organisation which is big on ambition, as well as being a creative and a great place to work.

    You’ll be a central figure in the Development team supporting the varied work we undertake to develop relationships and inspire support for our work. As the ‘go to’ person for the team you’ll support a range of tasks giving you great exposure into the inner workings of a fundraising team. You’ll be the first point of contact for Members and responsible for a variety of work including event co-ordination, supporter communications, data analysis and marketing.

    Experience in fundraising is not essential. What we’re really after is someone who loves music and what BSO does. We need someone who is good with people, is willing to learn and understands the value organisational skills and attention to detail can add with to the experience BSO Members, Donors and Supporters enjoy.

    An application form is available on the BSO website, accessible using the link below, which should be sent with your CV and a covering letter to Natalie Wright at

    Contact: Natalie Wright | Email: | Telephone: 07584250002

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  • Rayfield Allied

    Assistant Artist Manager

    Date posted: 10/09/18

    Closing date: 03/10/18

    Salary: negotiable, dependent on experience

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    Rayfield Allied is an established artist management company based in central London (SE1). Rayfield Allied was formed in 2011 when Allied Artists Agency and Rayfield Artists, two of the most respected independent agencies, merged. It has built up an enviable reputation and an exciting roster of artists which is mainly focused on conductors and concert and opera singers, but also includes select composers, stage directors, instrumentalists and instrumental and vocal ensembles. All members of our office are actively involved in the selling and management of our artists.

    As part of the ongoing growth of the agency we are now looking for an Assistant Artist Manager to work with a range of our artists. As part of an expanding business, there are strong opportunities for the right person for quick career progression.

    Duties will include:
    - day to day liaising with artists and promoters;
    - servicing, including making travel and hotel arrangements for artists, obtaining work visas and producing itineraries;
    - diary and database management and contract processing;
    - maintaining press and PR materials and website updating;
    - providing PA support to artist managers, including general office administration;
    - attending performances.

    Skills required:

    The successful candidate will:

    - be passionate and knowledgeable about classical music;
    - have excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
    - have good computer skills, preferably with previous experience of using Overture software package;
    - be self-motivated;
    - be able to work efficiently and to prioritise a sometimes heavy workload;
    - have a keen eye for detail;
    - be able to remain calm under pressure.

    Fluency in foreign languages will be a definite advantage, as will experience of working in an artist management department.

    Contact: Christoph Mayr | Email:

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  • Universal Music/Decca Music Group, Decca Classics

    Product Manager, Decca Classics

    Date posted: 04/09/18

    Closing date: 04/10/18


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    As part of Universal Music/Decca Music Group, Decca Classics have almost 90 years of recording history and an outstanding catalogue. Current DMG stars include Cecilia Bartoli, Sheku Kanneh-Mason, Nicola Benedetti, Andrea Bocelli, Joseph Calleja, Renée Fleming, Benjamin Grosvenor, Janine Jansen, and Jess Gillam.

    The Product Manager is responsible for the creative, production and marketing of assigned Decca Classics frontline releases. From the creation of photo, video, booklet notes and other visual and digital tools, production scheduling to the creation and implementation of a UK and global marketing campaign the Product Manager oversees all aspects of his products life cycle.

    Our ideal candidate will have a passion for classical music and a drive to deliver the music and artists on our roster to the broadest audiences with creativity and a holistic vision for their campaigns. We are looking for someone with a desire to excel in their role leading projects with end-to-end vision and a steely determination.

    Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
    • Commissioning of booklet notes and photoshoots
    • Liaise with external editors and designers on creation of artwork
    • Arrange photo post production and approval
    • Arrange internal and artist approval (via producers) of artwork

    Person Specification


    • A highly organised individual with excellent attention to detail and systematic work approach
    • Strong background in classical music
    • Creativity, initiative, entrepreneurial spirit, a motivated self-starter
    • Good presentation and diplomatic skills in dealing with artists/managers
    • Proven capability to work autonomously, demonstrating the ability to make decisions
    • Drive and ability to push projects through to completion
    • The ability to learn and adapt quickly
    • Hardworking and enthusiastic
    • Excellent relationship-building and relationship-management skills and the ability to deal with difficult situations with tact and diplomacy
    • Capacity to represent the company across inter-disciplinary groups
    • Strong communication skills, written and verbal
    • Experience assisting photo shoots, including managing budgets, briefs and contracts
    • Experience of working with and guiding external creative and media buying agencies
    • An interest and proven experience of digital marketing


    • Passionate about music with an interest in classical specifically
    • Excellent contacts with photographers and creative agencies
    • Experience of creating and delivering digital campaigns

    Please see our website for further information, and to apply.

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  • Westminster Abbey

    Music & Chorister Recruitment Coordinator–Maternity Cover

    Date posted: 24/09/18

    Closing date: 04/10/18

    Salary: c£29,000

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    Westminster Abbey is seeking a highly organised and creative arts administrator to provide maternity cover in the role of Music & Chorister Recruitment Coordinator. This is a key role at the heart of the Abbey’s busy Music Department, which manages the activities of the Choir of Westminster Abbey and plans the Abbey’s many concerts, organ recitals and other musical events.

    As well as providing essential support in all aspects of the day-to-day running of the department and the delivery of music projects, the post-holder will have particular responsibility for developing the chorister recruitment programme and promoting choristership and the Abbey’s unique Choir School.

    The successful candidate will possess a music degree (or equivalent qualification) and have substantial experience working in a similarly busy and challenging role in a classical music or arts organisation. Excellent IT and communication skills are required, along with an aptitude for relationship-building with colleagues and stakeholders at all levels and the ability to manage a diverse and demanding workload. An understanding of the traditions of cathedral music and the special nature of choristership is essential, and previous experience of marketing and PR and/or involvement in education and outreach activity would be an advantage.

    Interviews will take place on Wednesday 17 October.


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  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

    Concerts Coordinator

    Date posted: 21/09/18

    Closing date: 08/10/18

    Salary: £21,400 - £24,000 per annum.

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    This a permanent position with a salary range of £21,400 - £24,000 per annum.

    The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra is one of the world’s leading symphony orchestras with a reputation for excellence.

    We are seeking a reliable and highly motivated Concerts Coordinator to join the Orchestra’s Concert Management Department. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of two year’s experience working within the arts sector and a good knowledge of orchestras, classical repertoire and musicians.

    The role involves assisting the Concerts Manager and Concerts Director with all aspects of logistical planning for the RPO’s programme of UK concerts, engagements and associated rehearsals.

    Applicants selected for interview will be contacted by Friday 12th October and interviews will be held on Thursday 18th October 2018.

    Contact: Please send a letter of application with CV to the Concerts Manager, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. | Email: | Telephone: 020 7608 8800

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  • Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

    Student Recruitment and International Relations Officer

    Date posted: 24/09/18

    Closing date: 08/10/18

    Salary: £25,735 to £29,200 p.a. (Including LWA)

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    he main remit of the post is to promote the Conservatoire’s suit of Higher Education programmes, and to ensure the successful recruitment of students from the UK to add to an already diverse and talented student body, across music and dance. You will also support work in overseas markets. The post holder will further develop mutually beneficial relationships with schools and partners, whilst developing new contacts for Trinity Laban. You will identify and leverage promotional opportunities across target markets, attending targeted educational events, and hold presentations with schools and recruitment fairs. You will work closely with colleagues in Learning and Participation, Registry and Alumni Relations, to ensure that Trinity Laban recruits suitable students from diverse backgrounds, to meet our programme and instrument needs. If you think this might be just the job for you, please register an account with our eRecruitment system (or login if you have an account) and complete an online application form. Closing Date: 23:59 hours BST, 08 October 2018 (No Agencies) Interview Date: w/c 15th October


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  • Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

    Graduate Internship

    Date posted: 21/05/18

    Closing date: 09/10/18

    Salary: Salary: £7.38 - £7.83 per hour

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    Graduate Internship across Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

    Contract: Part-time, fixed term. All internships are fixed-term for 11 Months (47 Weeks)

    Salary: £7.38 - £7.83 per hour as per National Minimum Wage (subject to change in April 2019).

    PLEASE NOTE: If the role you wish to apply for is not listed on the Trinity Laban Website, please register and sign up to email alerts for that role, by clicking on ‘Jobs by Email’ and ‘Add Subscription’ – you will then be notified when the job goes live and you can apply.

    Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance is offering an exciting opportunity to learn and work within our world-class institution. Our Graduate Internship programme enables graduates to gain vital professional understanding of an arts organisation alongside valuable developmental opportunities. You will gain relevant hands-on experience through working with established professionals in this busy and exciting role, within one of the most diverse and vibrant educational and cultural organisations in the world.

    From September 2018, we are offering the following excellent training opportunities for graduates interested in starting a career in the arts. Please find below the available role:

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    To apply, please register an account with our eRecruitment system (or login if you have a Trinity Laban account) and complete an online application form using the link below.

    For queries, please email or call Chloe Roper, HR Services and Resourcing Officer on 020 8305 9476.

    As an equal opportunities employer we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.


    Contact: Chloe Roper | Email: | Telephone: 02083054382

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  • Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

    Widening Participation Manager Learning and Participation

    Date posted: 21/09/18

    Closing date: 14/10/18

    Salary: £36,193 - £42,478 p.a. including LWA

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    Widening Participation Manager Learning and Participation (Music)

    Contract: Full-Time, Permanent Salary: £36,193 - £42,478 p.a. including LWA

    We are looking for an exceptional individual to join our Learning & Participation team (Music) as Widening Participation Manager, working at a strategic project management level across our widening participation programmes.

    You will be responsible for overseeing the widening participation programmes, including those providing first access to musical opportunity within schools, as well as Animate Orchestra and activities that promote progression in musical learning by young people from all walks of life. The post holder will work closely with colleagues in Junior Trinity, as well as collaborating with wider Learning and Participation teams within both Faculties of Music and Dance.

    An in-depth knowledge of music, education and youth arts is essential. You should have excellent project management and organisational skills, be a confident line manager, possess a critical eye and the ability to think at a strategic level.

    If you think this might be just the job for you, please register an account with our eRecruitment system (or login if you have an account) and complete an online application form using the link below.

    Closing Date: 23:59 hours BST, 14 October 2018
    Interview Date: Tuesday 23 October 2018

    Contact: Chloe Roper | Email: | Telephone: 02083059476

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  • Royal Scottish National Orchestra

    Chief Executive

    Date posted: 14/09/18

    Closing date: 19/10/18

    Salary: Commensurate with experience

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    The Board of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra is seeking an inspirational and experienced Chief Executive to lead the organisation into its next phase, building on the artistic successes and financial stability of the last few years and continuing to develop the Orchestra’s profile and reputation both nationally and internationally.

    The RSNO, one of Scotland’s national performing companies, has a long and magnificent history spanning over 125 years. Scotland’s National Orchestra is proud to be recognised as one of Europe’s leading symphony orchestras and one of Scotland’s most accessible arts organisations, with a reputation for world-class performances, successful international tours, award-winning recordings and a ground-breaking learning and engagement programme, Music for Life.

    This autumn, Thomas Søndergård, the RSNO’s new Music Director, launches his first season and upcoming plans include a prestigious tour to Los Angeles and the West Coast of America in Spring next year. The RSNO’s centre of musical excellence in Glasgow opened in 2015. With its 600-seat auditorium, state-of-the-art learning, education and community hub, fully integrated digital technologies, comprehensive library, individual and ensemble rehearsal rooms and administrative offices, the centre provides a wealth of unique opportunities for the incoming Chief Executive to extend the Orchestra’s reach in Scotland and internationally.

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    Contact: Heather Newill | Email:

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  • London Mozart Players

    Sponsorship and Philanthropy Manager

    Date posted: 18/09/18

    Closing date: 22/10/18

    Salary: £200-£300 per day (dependent on experience)

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    The London Mozart Players has a vacancy for a Sponsorship and Philanthropy Manager. As the first chamber orchestra to be run both artistically and managed by its players, the LMP is seeking a highly-capable fundraiser with experience, flair, commitment, determination and a desire to be part of a dedicated team tasked with driving the orchestra forwards.

    The chosen candidate must have a proven track record of raising funds within the Arts sector. The LMP has recently taken on a freelance fundraiser to focus on trusts and foundations and a Concerts and Relationship Manager to help bring in additional engagements. The Sponsorship and Philanthropy Manager will therefore be responsible for patronage from HNWI, fundraising events, corporate income and public funding.

    The chosen candidate will be tasked with raising a self-generated income of £200k per annum, developing a diverse range of sustainable funding streams to support the orchestra’s programming, and playing a crucial role in the future direction and growth of the LMP.

    Contact: Julia Desbruslais | Email: | Telephone: 020 8686 1996

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