Jobs - Current Vacancies

  • Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra

    Development & Research Officer (based in London Office)

    Date posted: 24/11/17

    Closing date: 11/12/17

    Salary: £20-25k per annum, depending on experience

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    The Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra, one of the UK’s fastest growing orchestras and the Orchestra in Residence at the University of Oxford, is seeking a highly-motivated, dynamic Development & Research Officer to play a key role in our fundraising activities.

    The chosen candidate will assist and work under instructions from the Music Director and Director of Development and other senior members of the Administrative Team.

    The position is based in our London office, but travel to Oxford will be required when necessary.

    Please apply with a brief covering letter and CV to

    If you do not receive a reply within a month you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

    Deadline for application submission: 5pm on Monday 11 December 2017

    Contact: Anthi Papadopoulos | Email: | Telephone: 01865 987222

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  • Saffron Hall

    Marketing Assistant

    Date posted: 06/12/17

    Closing date: 13/12/17

    Salary: £18,000 per annum

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    Reporting to the Marketing Manager, this role involves assisting with the running of Saffron Hall’s Marketing, Box Office and Development operations, helping to raise the profile of Saffron Hall and optimising ticket and membership scheme revenues.

    Candidates should have some experience of working with the public in the provision of customer service, experience of using social media channels and a good knowledge and understanding of classical music.

    Previous experience of working in the arts sector would be advantageous.

    Contact: Saffron Hall | Email: | Telephone: 0845 548 7650

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  • Royal College of Music

    Audio Visual (AV) and Broadcast Support Engineer

    Date posted: 20/11/17

    Closing date: 14/12/17

    Salary: £28,102 - £31,102 per annum

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    The RCM is re-designing its approach to delivering technology, innovation, production and digital learning across the college.

    The AV and Broadcast Support Engineer is a new post which will form part of the newly created RCM Digital team and support the successful delivery of the exciting and inter-disciplinary Digital Strategy 2016-19.

    The AV and Broadcast Support Engineer will provide technical maintenance for all audio-visual equipment and facilities throughout the RCM, including the specialist recording, filming and broadcast equipment in the studios, and its Apple Macintosh network.

    The postholder will take responsibility for the complete lifecycle of the electronic equipment, ensuring regular PAT testing as required, and take ownership of AV equipment inventories (software and hardware), ensuring they are always up-to-date and that all relevant software licensing legislation is complied with.

    This post is offered on a permanent, full-time, basis and is available from January 2018.

    Closing date for receipt of applications is 12 noon on Thursday 14 December 2017.

    Interviews will be held in the week commencing 1 January 2018.

    For full details of this position please visit the RCM website at

    Contact: Isabella Enstrom, HR Assistant | Email: | Telephone: 020 7591 4784

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  • Royal College of Music

    Service Desk Engineer

    Date posted: 20/11/17

    Closing date: 14/12/17

    Salary: £25,396 - £28,102 per annum

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    Job ref no: 316-17

    We are seeking to appoint a Service Desk Engineer to join the busy IT service desk team within the newly-formed RCM Digital department, which supports over 1700 users based in South Kensington.

    The postholder will report to the Technology Manager and act as one of the main point of contacts for calls coming into the service desk and provide response and 1st/2nd line support to the RCM’s IT users. This includes receiving, documenting, troubleshooting and actively resolving service desk issues and requests from end users via telephone call, e-mail or at desk-side.

    An excellent opportunity to make a real difference in a world-class institution and to work with some of the most talented young people in the country; the successful candidate will work closely with other members of the IT team to provide an effective user support service to College staff and students.

    The postholder will also have a great degree of independence in their work, with a supportive management structure.

    This post is offered on a fixed-term (9 months) full-time basis.

    For full details of this position please visit the RCM website at

    Contact: Isabella Enstrom, HR Assistant | Email: | Telephone: 020 7591 4784

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  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields

    Finance Manager

    Date posted: 28/11/17

    Closing date: 15/12/17

    Salary: £25-30,000 per annum, depending on experience.

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    The Academy of St Martin in the Fields seeks an enthusiastic and pro-active newly qualified accountant looking for an entry level position in arts management.

    This position will work closely with the Chief Executive and Finance Committee to assist with all finance and trustee related matters.

    Key responsibilities include:

    - Acting as the main point of contact between the office and our external auditor.

    - Managing the collection, monitoring and coding of supplier invoices.

    - Preparation and execution of payment runs and distributing remittance advice forms.

    - Preparing annual budget and monitoring variances and reporting to Finance Committee on monthly basis

    - Preparing monthly management accounts and cashflows and be central point of contact for Finance Committee.

    For a full job description and person specification please visit our website:

    Contact: Hattie Rayfield, Concerts and Participation Assistant | Email: | Telephone: 02077021377

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  • Sulivan Sweetland Ltd

    Artist Administrator

    Date posted: 28/11/17

    Closing date: 18/12/17


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    We are looking for an Artist Administrator to help run our boutique classical music agency which manages conductors, solo instrumentalists and chamber ensembles around the world.

    You will be a motivated and highly organized individual preferably with practical office experience who is able to work as a member of a small team. You will have a high attention to detail, excellent communication skills, a keen interest in classical music, an eye for design, a talent for logistics and proficiency with social media.

    The position will involve general administration, assisting the directors with arranging meetings and business trips, servicing of engagements for artists, booking travel, coordinating publicity material and maintaining our website and database.

    Early applications are encouraged, we will call successful applicants for interview for the duration of the recruitment process.

    Due to the high volume of applications we will only contact those who are called for interview. If you have not heard from us by Friday 22 December then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position.

    To apply, please send a CV and a covering letter to the attention of Emma Sweetland to the email address below.

    Closing date: Monday 18th December

    Interviews: Final interviews early January 2018.

    Pre-interviews on application.

    Start date: As soon as possible

    Contact: Emma Sweetland | Email:

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  • Philharmonia Orchestra

    Finance and Office Administrator

    Date posted: 06/12/17

    Closing date: 18/12/17

    Salary: £20,000 – £22,000, depending upon experience

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    The Philharmonia Orchestra is seeking a Finance and Office Administrator.

    Reporting to the Finance Director and Financial Controller, duties include processing financial information, organising and maintaining financial records, and assisting the Finance Director with the management of the office building (including liaising with supply companies and ensuring that routine maintenance is carried out).

    The successful candidate will have at least a year’s experience in a relevant professional environment.

    Contact: Francisca Onwuka, Financial Controller | Email: | Telephone: 02079213916

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  • BBC

    Assistant Publicist, BBC Proms

    Date posted: 06/12/17

    Closing date: 01/01/18

    Salary: £25 - 30k

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    The BBC Proms is the largest classical music festival in the world offering eight weeks of world-class music-making from a vast array of leading orchestras, conductors and soloists from the UK and around the world.

    The festival comprises more than 150 concerts, talks, workshops and events at the Royal Albert Hall, Cadogan Hall and other venues. Every concert is broadcast live on BBC Radio 3, many are televised and there is a strong online offering. In 2017, more than 300,000 people attended the Proms.

    The 2018 BBC Proms runs from Friday 13 July - Saturday 8 September.

    In this role, you’ll provide comprehensive support on all matters of press and media work in the build up to and during the 2018 BBC Proms season.

    You’ll have a sound experience of working in a press office environment and a clear understanding of the needs of the press and media, with the ability to organise and manage a heavy workload with great attention to detail. Good experience of using social media networks in a publicity context and ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people is essential. You will have excellent IT skills, along with an enthusiasm for live music and events.

    If you think you meet the full criteria above, and would like to apply for the role, please click on the link below for the full job description and online application form.

    Contact: BBC Resourcing | Email: | Telephone: 0370 024 3477

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  • Royal Philharmonic Society

    Chief Executive

    Date posted: 05/12/17

    Closing date: 03/01/18

    Salary: ca. £65,000

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    The RPS, one of the most dynamic and prestigious music societies in the world, seeks a new Chief Executive to articulate a clear new vision for the Society in the 21st century, engaging with an inclusive, modern, multicultural society.

    The RPS helps set the agenda for classical music, plays a major role in the commissioning of new work and supports young musicians. The RPS Awards are the most respected awards for live classical music in the UK.

    The Chief Executive will provide administrative and financial leadership towards the continued success of the Society. Experience in a similar role in the arts, with significant administrative, financial, fundraising, outreach and advocacy experience is essential.

    This is a unique opportunity for a proven arts administrator with the personality and creativity to help classical music form a united front, and make it enjoyed by the widest possible audience.

    Closing date: Wednesday 3 January 2018

    For a full job description and information on how to apply, please visit

    For enquiries or an informal discussion, please contact

    Contact: John Gilhooly | Email: | Telephone: 02072870019

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  • Royal Philharmonic Society

    RPS Music Awards Intern

    Date posted: 07/12/17

    Closing date: 04/01/18

    Salary: £9.50/hour

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    We are looking for an intern to work alongside our team on the delivery of the upcoming RPS Music Awards on 9 May 2018, as well as the general day-to-day running of the RPS. This is a great opportunity for anyone wanting to begin a career in classical music administration and make contacts in the industry.

    The major focus for the role, between January and March, will be processing nominations for the RPS Music Awards and contacting a wide range of organisations to supply supporting materials for the juries. From March to May, the activity will focus on delivering the Awards Presentation on 9 May 2018.

    We have a small administrative team and consequently there is no fixed job description - you will be expected to undertake a varying range of duties which might range from processing applications to updating the website, interacting with social media, handling enquiries from the public and musicians, supporting jury meetings and learning some of the steps of event management.

    There will be plenty of opportunities to take responsibility for the right candidate.

    There is some flexibility on the working days which makes this placement ideal to fit around other work placements of studies.

    To download a job description and for information on how to apply please visit

    Contact: Shannon St Luce | Email: | Telephone: 02072870019

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  • Askonas Holt

    Reception & Marketing Assistant (6-month paid internship)

    Date posted: 07/12/17

    Closing date: 05/01/18


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    This six-month internship will give you the opportunity to use your administrative and people skills whilst learning more about artist management.

    The successful candidate will support the day-to-day work of the Office and Marketing teams, as well as working on adhoc projects as required. As well being the first point of contact for all visitors to the office and telephone enquiries, you will be dealing with external suppliers on a daily basis.

    You will be required to write news stories and other content for the Askonas Holt website, and to create social media posts across a variety of channels.

    You will be expected to keep a close eye on relevant news channels, and to stay up-to-date with industry developments, both in classical music and marketing.


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  • Young Classical Artists Trust

    Development & Events Assistant

    Date posted: 29/11/17

    Closing date: 15/01/18

    Salary: £23,000 - 25,000

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    Main Purpose of the Job

    To support the Development Director in all of YCAT’s development and fundraising initiatives, providing development support, managing events and effectively marketing a variety of YCAT’s activities.

    To add value by actively researching new fundraising opportunities.

    For full details see here:

    Contact: Thomas du Plessis | Email: | Telephone: 0207 379 8477

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