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  • BBC


    Marketing & Publicity Assistant

    Date posted: 09/03/17
     

    Closing date: 28/03/17

     

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    Marketing & Publicity Assistant, BBC London Orchestras & Choirs

    This post supports the day to day implementation of the marketing and publicity strategy for the BBC London Orchestras and Choirs – BBC Concert Orchestra, BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Singers and BBC Symphony Chorus. You will work as part of a Marketing, Publicity, Learning, Audience Development and Publications team. You will be managed by the Marketing Manager, BBC London Orchestras and Choirs.

    Working as part of a Marketing, Publicity, Learning and Audience Development team you’ll provide support to the marketing and communications team, and assist in the implementation of the marketing and publicity strategy for the London performing groups, with duties including maintaining websites, compiling e-newsletters, and acting as the front of house representative at live events and concerts.

    You will need to have a good understanding and experience of marketing and publicity techniques and how to apply them with proven experience of working in this kind of environment. A wide knowledge of both classical and popular orchestral and choral repertoire is required, and proven experience of updating and maintaining dynamic websites and using social media. Excellent written skills are essential as well as proven proofreading experience with excellent attention to detail and accuracy. You will need the ability to organise and prioritise a variable workload and work independently and as a team player. You will ideally have the ability to deal with a wide range of people with tact and diplomacy.


    Email: Resourcing@bbc.co.uk | Telephone: 0370 024 3477

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  • Chamber Orchestra of Europe


    Personnel and Planning Manager

    Date posted: 08/03/17
     

    Closing date: 29/03/17

    Salary: £35,000-£45,000
     

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    You will be responsible to the General Manager for the management of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe membership and associated guest musicians. You will manage the personnel systems of the Orchestra and work with the General Manager in relation to the artistic planning of COE rehearsals, concerts, and recording sessions on tour in the UK and overseas.

    You will be highly organized and at ease working independently as well as working as part of a small management team. Initiative, intelligence and flexibility of approach will be vital qualities. You will most likely have experience as an orchestral Personnel Manager or Artist agent and it will be an advantage if you are fluent in several European languages.

    You will have an understanding of the professional standards required for working with a world class orchestra in a pressured and exciting environment.

    The position is offered on a Full Time basis at the orchestra’s Westminster office and on tour with the orchestra (you would be on tour and away from home for approximately 90-100 days per year).


    Contact: Simon Fletcher | Email: vacancy@coeurope.org | Telephone: 020-7070 3333

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  • Chetham's School of Music


    Music Department Administrator

    Date posted: 15/03/17
     

    Closing date: 29/03/17

    Salary: £15,015
     

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    Music Department Administrator

    Term time (plus 5 days non-term time; 37 weeks total)
    35hrs per week

    Start Date: April 2017 (subject to all satisfactory recruitment checks)

    Actual Salary: £15,013 pa (Full time equivalent £19,055)
    Pay Scale 15 - 17

    Chetham’s School of Music seeks an experienced and enthusiastic Administrator. Flexible and approachable in nature, you will be working at the heart of the UK’s largest specialist music school providing comprehensive support for Heads of Instrumental Departments and the Music Department as a whole.

    For an application pack and job description please visit the website below.

    Application deadline: 9am, Wed 29th March 2017
    Interviews: Tuesday 4th April 2017

    Chetham’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children; applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. Reg. Charity No: 526702


    Contact: Lynn Rutherford, HR Officer | Email: lynnrutherford@chethams.com | Telephone: 016 834 9644

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  • Glyndebourne Productions Ltd


    Education Data Assistant

    Date posted: 09/03/17
     

    Closing date: 30/03/17

    Salary: £7.50 per hour
     

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    Extraordinary opera, extraordinary people

    As part of our Routes into Glyndebourne programme, we are offering an exciting 6 month opportunity for someone to join our Education Department.

    You will be responsible for the cleansing and updating of education data relating to Glyndebourne Youth Opera, and work with schools at Glyndebourne and nationally.

    You should have excellent administrative and organisational skills and be digitally literate with experience of working with databases.

    To find out more about joining our world-class team please visit the website below.

    The closing date for applications is 30 March 2017

    We are an equal opportunities employer


    Email: recruitment@glyndebourne.com

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  • London Symphony Orchestra


    Marketing and Audience Development Coordinator

    Date posted: 20/03/17
     

    Closing date: 31/03/17

    Salary: Salary range: £20,000 - £23,250, according to experience
     

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    The LSO is seeking a Marketing and Audience Development Coordinator to help sell all aspects of the LSO, in particular Barbican and LSO St Luke’s concerts. The post-holder will work on campaigns and audience development initiatives across all marketing disciplines, as well as taking responsibility for particular marketing areas wholly their own.

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


    Contact: Fiona Dinsdale, Marketing and Audience Development Manager | Email: jobs@lso.co.uk | Telephone: 0207 588 1116

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  • BBC


    Sub Editor, BBC Proms

    Date posted: 21/03/17
     

    Closing date: 02/04/17

     

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    The Proms (started in 1895) is one of the largest classical music festivals in the world. The concerts take place each summer from mid-July to mid-September at the Royal Albert Hall, with associated events (talks, showcases, composer portraits, films, etc) and chamber music concerts held in other venues locally.

    The Sub-Editor works alongside the Editorial Manager with designers, events, marketing, learning and press teams, freelancers and a variety of external contacts (including authors, agents and artists) on all Proms publications (including the BBC Proms Guide, BBC Proms programmes, BBC Proms website, programmes for BBC Orchestras and Choirs and other material for the BBC Proms and Radio 3 teams) to ensure the timely delivery of all editorial material to the highest possible editorial standards.

    You will need a strong grasp of English grammar and a creative flair for writing copy. A good knowledge of Western classical music is essential. Extensive experience of sub-editing, editing and proofreading is essential along with the ability to manage a heavy workload, tight deadlines and quickly changing priorities. Experience of producing multi-channel content (including websites, social media), is also important.


    Contact: BBC Resourcing | Email: Resourcing@bbc.co.uk | Telephone: 0370 024 3477

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  • Yorkshire Young Sinfonia


    Orchestra Manager Internship

    Date posted: 09/03/17
     

    Closing date: 03/04/17

    Salary: £200 - 1 week
     

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    YYS is looking to appoint a passionate, driven and dynamic Orchestral Manager Intern to help with both the running of the summer course and the orchestra, as well as providing valuable paid experience for individuals who wish to have a career in arts administration. This experience will also offer the opportunity to work alongside some of Europe’s finest musicians who come from institutions including the LPO, CBSO, RLPO, Opera North and Scottish Opera, as well as the soloist for 2017, Ray Chen. The internship will run from the 13th to the 19th of August 2017, with some preparation admin work being required from August 7th.


    Contact: David Taylor | Email: info@yys.org.uk | Telephone: 07814437304

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  • Yorkshire Young Sinfonia


    Pastoral Staff

    Date posted: 09/03/17
     

    Closing date: 03/04/17

    Salary: £200 - 1 week
     

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    YYS is looking to appoint a team of passionate, engaging and inspirational pastoral staff to help with both the date to day organisation activities of the summer course and to be responsible for student welfare This opportunity provides a as well as providing valuable paid experience for individuals who may wish to pursue a career in arts education and administration. This experience will also offer the opportunity to work alongside some of Europe’s finest musicians who come from institutions including the LPO, CBSO, RLPO, Opera North and Scottish Opera, as well as the soloist for 2017, Ray Chen. The duration of the course is from the 13th to the 19th of August 2017.

    The pastoral staff are a vital part of the summer course, setting the tone and ethos for the week, as well as helping a young orchestra integrate socially and provide a life changing experience. Feedback from students at last year’s course highlights the outstanding contribution that social and pastoral care made to creating a distinct cultural and social identity at YYS. The week itself is not only exciting and great fun for the pastoral staff, but also offers the opportunity to network with established musicians in the industry, develop contacts and an insight to the classical music industry.

    All pastoral staff are given full safeguarding and support during the course. YYS employs a head of pastoral staff who is not only responsible for reporting safeguarding issues, but also for the welfare of the pastoral staff.


    Contact: David Taylor | Email: info@yys.org.uk | Telephone: 07814437304

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  • Hazard Chase


    Assistant Artist Manager

    Date posted: 13/03/17
     

    Closing date: 03/04/17

    Salary: minimum £18,000 p.a.
     

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    Hazard Chase is seeking a bright, organised and confident individual responsible for carrying out servicing for a group of artists. The position, which will report to at least two Artist Managers, involves overseeing the preparation period before an engagement to ensure everything runs smoothly. This entails liaising with concert promoters and local agents throughout the world to organise the booking of travel and accommodation, investigating and applying for visas/other documentation on behalf of the artist when needed, requesting and processing contracts, updating biographical and marketing materials, co-ordinating press interviews either directly or through a PR agency, and liaising with publishers regarding sheet music.

    Assistant Artist Managers are also required to produce detailed schedules/itineraries for artists on a regular basis, ensuring all relevant information is included, such as rehearsal times, dress code, travel information, and contact details. The role also includes assisting the Finance Department, checking invoicing lists and artist statements on a regular basis. The role involves use of our diary management system, Overture. This requires accurate data entry and amendments, updating company contacts as required, and checking through email correspondence and correctly transferring all required information, including financial data.

    We offer many opportunities to attend concerts in the UK and sometimes abroad, therefore some evening and weekend work will be required. Staff members are expected to share general office administration as required.


    Contact: Emma Brown | Email: emma.brown@hazardchase.co.uk | Telephone: 01223 312400

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  • Academy of Ancient Music


    Concerts Co-ordinator

    Date posted: 13/03/17
     

    Closing date: 03/04/17

    Salary: £19,000
     

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    The AAM is seeking a Concerts Co-ordinator to ensure excellent support for the AAM’s busy performance schedule by providing high-quality administration and co-ordination within the concerts department and support in the efficient running of the AAM office as a whole. The Concerts Co-ordinator works with the Head of Concerts & Planning to deliver the AAM’s performance activities including managing rehearsals and concerts at our concert series in Cambridge and London, and at engagements across the UK. Working with the General Manager, the Concerts Co-ordinator will take the lead on day-to-day administration of the AAM office, responsible, amongst other things, for the AAM record label administration and managing payments to all creditors.

    To download the full information pack please visit the AAM website.


    Contact: Anthony Brice | Email: a.brice@aam.co.uk | Telephone: 01223 341090

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  • Philharmonia Orchestra


    Finance and Office Administrator

    Date posted: 23/03/17
     

    Closing date: 05/04/17

    Salary: £19,000 - £21,500 depending on 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: francisca.onwuka@philharmonia.co.uk

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  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields


    Marketing Manager

    Date posted: 20/03/17
     

    Closing date: 06/04/17

    Salary: £24-26,000 per annum, dependent on experience
     

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    The Academy of St Martin in the Fields seeks an ambitious and pro-active individual who will maintain and develop the Academy brand. This will include the strategic planning of the annual marketing programme for concerts in London and building up a tool kit for promoters and presenters around the world. The Marketing Manager also develops and co-ordinates the Academy’s online and digital presence. Visit our website to download a detailed job description and person specification.


    Contact: Jo Harvey | Email: joannaharvey@asmf.org | Telephone: 02077021377

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  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields


    Finance Assistant

    Date posted: 20/03/17
     

    Closing date: 06/04/17

    Salary: £21-23,000, dependent on experience
     

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    The Academy of St Martin in the Fields seeks an enthusiastic and pro-active individual looking for an entry level position in arts management. This position will work closely with the Chief Executive to assist with all finance and trustee related matters. Visit our website for a detailed job description and person specification.


    Contact: Jo Harvey | Email: joannaharvey@asmf.org | Telephone: 02077021377

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  • Royal Scottish National Orchestra


    Head of Development

    Date posted: 21/03/17
     

    Closing date: 07/04/17

    Salary: Commensurate with experience
     

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    The Royal Scottish National Orchestra is one of the Scottish Government’s designated National Companies, one of Europe’s leading symphony orchestras, and an arts organisation with a long and prestigious history.

    We are seeking a creative and inspiring individual to join us. Working collaboratively with colleagues from across departments, the Head of Development is responsible for creating and developing interesting and innovative projects for presentation to funders (and specifically corporate partnerships). The post holder manages the RSNO’s Development Team including: Head of Major Gifts, Development Manager (Trusts and Foundations) and Development Manager (Membership and Subscribers). The successful applicant will be able to evidence excellent management, fundraising, communication and partnership building skills.

    For a detailed job description and application details please visit the website below.

    Interviews will take place week commencing Monday 17 April 2017


    Contact: Joanna Chiang | Email: joanna.chiang@rsno.org.uk | Telephone: 01412 253589

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  • Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra


    Executive Assistant to the Music Director

    Date posted: 23/03/17
     

    Closing date: 10/04/17

     

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    Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra, one of the UK's fastest-growing orchestras and Orchestra in Residence at the University of Oxford, seeks an Executive Assistant to support and work closely with the Music Director.

    The role will focus mainly on booking and contracting Oxford Philharmonic orchestral players for performances and recordings as directed by the MD, according to MU and the orchestra's own regulations. Other duties may include effective and proactive administrative support including business trip and travel arrangements, communication and correspondence, diary management and information management.

    Due to the nature of the role flexible working hours are required, including attendance at rehearsals and concerts.

    The role will be based in our North London office. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Please submit a CV and covering letter, explaining your interest in the role and how your skills and experience meet the requirements of the role. Please find a full Person Specification on our website.


    Contact: Anthi Papadopoulos | Email: anthi@oxfordphil | Telephone: 01865 980 980

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  • INTERMUSICA


    Assistant Artist Manager, Artist Management department

    Date posted: 24/03/17
     

    Closing date: 10/04/17

    Salary: dependent on salary
     

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    Intermusica is one of the leading agencies in the classical musical world, representing conductors, instrumentalists, singers, composers and dance companies, touring orchestras internationally and developing award-winning projects.

    We are seeking a bright, motivated and highly-organised Assistant for its fast-paced Artist Management department, working on a portfolio of conductors and instrumentalists. This role offers an excellent introduction into artist management where you will develop a thorough knowledge of the artists’ careers, repertoire, special requirements and ambitions.

    Please go to the website below for a detailed Job Description and information on how to apply.


    Contact: Tessa Beswick | Email: tbeswick@intermusica.co.uk | Telephone: 02076089900

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  • Royal College of Music


    Research Associate in Performance Science

    Date posted: 13/03/17
     

    Closing date: 14/04/17

    Salary: £38,711 - £44,278 per annum
     

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    Job Ref No: 501-17 Founded in 1882, the Royal College of Music (RCM) is a world-leading music conservatoire with a prestigious history and contemporary outlook. To expand its internationally distinctive research, the RCM is seeking to engage a fixed-term (18 months) Research Associate to join its Centre for Performance Science. The post-holder will undertake research on the internationally-funded TELMI project (Technology Enhanced Learning of Musical Instrument Performance), working closely with Imperial College London’s Biologically Inspired Computer Vision Group.

    We are looking for candidates with experience in the following:
    - Programming.
    - You should also have experience with real-time video processing and computer vision libraries, such as OpenCV.
    - Analysing human motion, as well as familiarity with working with large amounts of visual and audio data. 
    - Machine learning.
    - Working in academic research environments and with writing and publishing peer-reviewed research. 
    - PhD in a relevant subject.

    For further details of this position and to download our Application and Equal Opportunities Monitoring forms please visit the RCM website.
    Interviews will be held on Thursday 11 May 2017.
    The Royal College of Music is an equal opportunities employer.


    Contact: Isabella Enstrom, HR Assistant | Email: recruitment@rcm.ac.uk | Telephone: 02075914784

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  • National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain


    Finance Office (2 days per week)

    Date posted: 24/03/17
     

    Closing date: 14/04/17

    Salary: £22,000 per annum (pro rata)
     

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    The National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain is a thriving organisation with a vision to inspire young musicians across the UK. We are looking for a Finance Officer to join our talented staff team. This position offers an opportunity to make a valuable contribution to a significant national organisation known for its excellence, innovation and power to inspire. Within this role you will work closely with the Finance Manager to deliver excellent Finance support in an arts organisation.

    For more details on how to apply, please visit the website.


    Contact: Ross Pearson | Email: recruitment@nyo.org.uk | Telephone: 020 7759 1880

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  • National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain


    Development Manager (Major Support)

    Date posted: 27/03/17
     

    Closing date: 14/04/17

    Salary: £28,000-£32,000 per annum (dependent on experience)
     

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    The National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain is a thriving organisation with a vision to inspire young musicians across the UK. We are looking for a Development Manager to join our talented staff team. NYO operates a small development team with big ambitions. NYO’s development team must significantly increase income over the next five years. One new key area of growth is major support, looking after and nurturing donors and corporates who are giving - or who are capable of giving - £10,000 and over.

    For more information on how to apply, please visit the website.


    Contact: Ross Pearson | Email: recruitment@nyo.org.uk | Telephone: 020 7759 1880

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  • Aurora Orchestra


    Creative Marketing Manager

    Date posted: 23/03/17
     

    Closing date: 24/04/17

    Salary: £28k–£31k depending on experience
     

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    Aurora is recruiting for an experienced arts officer to fill a new Creative Marketing Manager position. Undertaking a mixture of creative production, audience development and marketing/branding functions, the successful applicant will generate imaginative content which reflects Aurora’s pioneering brand, as well as overseeing the orchestra’s wider relationship with audiences.

    Essential experience/skills include:

    - Undergraduate degree and professional arts officer experience including creation of imaginative content across print, film and digital platforms
    - Creative, flexible and open-minded, with an ability to think beyond the conventional or obvious, act on own initiative, and contribute new ideas
    - Strong knowledge of orchestral repertoire
    - Superb communication skills, including a mastery of written language across a wide variety of relevant registers
    - Enthusiasm for developing new audiences for orchestral music
    - Prior professional experience of creative marketing both to specialist classical and wider performing arts audiences - Experience of strategic audience development including use of audience segmentation tools and analytics
    - Experience of working with designers and marketing agencies
    - Experience of creating and managing budgets.

    For a more detailed job description please contact applications@auroraorchestra.com.

    Applicants will be shortlisted for interview on the basis of CV and covering letter. Applications should be submitted to applications@auroraorchestra.com by 10am on Monday 24 April 2017.


    Contact: John Harte | Email: applications@auroraorchestra.com | Telephone: 07812049209

  • Chineke! Foundation


    Management Intern

    Date posted: 28/02/17
     

    Closing date: 19/05/17

    Salary: Expenses only
     

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    The Chineke! Foundation is seeking a bright, committed, self-motivated intern keen to commence and develop a management career in the classical music industry. Working as a part of our small, dynamic team of management staff, you will play a vital role in assisting our Artistic and Executive Director, Managing Director and Projects Manager in the delivery of several upcoming Chineke! Orchestra and Junior Orchestra concerts over the summer of 2017.


    Contact: Fin Conway | Email: fionntanconway@gmail.com | Telephone: 07955010584

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