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  • Academy of Ancient Music


    Orchestra Librarian

    Date posted: 19/11/18
     

    Closing date: 11/12/18

    Salary: £19,000
     

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    The AAM is seeking an orchestra librarian to research, source and prepare material for all AAM activity. Whilst the Academy of Ancient Music is known for its electrifying performances, a depth of scholarship and intellectual rigour remain at our heart. We are active in researching, discovering, and bringing to public attention new and undeservedly neglected works.

    Reporting to the Head of Concerts & Planning and working closely with other key staff including the Chief Executive and Music Director, the librarian plays a key role researching and providing information on repertoire including editions and orchestrations.

    The Librarian is responsible for the purchase, rental or creation (where required) of material and the preparation thereof for rehearsal and performance, working with conductors, directors and soloists to ensure their requirements are met.


    Contact: Anthony Brice | Email: info@aam.co.uk | Telephone: 01223 301509

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  • London Symphony Orchestra


    LSO St Luke’s Stage Technician

    Date posted: 21/11/18
     

    Closing date: 11/12/18

    Salary: £22,083 per annum
     

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    The LSO St Luke’s Stage Technician is part of the small team responsible for the technical and staging operations at the London Symphony Orchestra’s flourishing music education centre and performing arts venue. S/he works closely with musicians, producers, film and recording companies, education project managers, conference and banqueting clients, to deliver high quality events.

    The post-holder needs to be a technical all-rounder with good experience of Theatre lighting and sound, and some knowledge of Theatre and/or Orchestral staging. The Stage Technician assists in the planning of resources for events, and supervise teams of casual stage and technical crew. The Stage Technician occasionally acts as Stage Manager for events, a role requiring frequent interaction with and diplomatic management of clients, high-profile artists, participants, visitors and contractors.

    The Stage Technician will be a self-motivated and proactive person, able to work on their own initiative, take on responsibility and to fit into a small team working to a consistently high standard.


    Contact: Jennifer Cohen | Email: jennifer.cohen@lso.co.uk | Telephone: 020 7566 2887

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  • Philharmonia Orchestra


    Digital Marketing Manager

    Date posted: 28/11/18
     

    Closing date: 12/12/18

    Salary: 12 Months FTC - £25,000 - £28,000 depending on experience
     

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    The Philharmonia's busy Marketing team is responsible for communicating the Orchestra’s programme to a national and international audience. At the core of the Department’s work is the creation and delivery of marketing and communications campaigns for the Orchestra’s UK residencies: over 35 concerts a season at Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall, and concert series in Leicester, Bedford, Canterbury, Basingstoke and at the Three Choirs Festival.

    The team also manages the Orchestra’s press and publicity, brand and social media; promotes the Philharmonia’s recording releases on Signum Records; and is closely involved in the Philharmonia’s award-winning audience development projects.

    Role objectives
    •To maximise ROI for the Philharmonia’s London and Bedford series, taking lead responsibility for the digital aspects of marketing campaigns
    •To work with the Marketing Director, marketing managers and Box Office Manager to embed a customer relationships-based approach to marketing, sales and audience development projects
    •To work with the Marketing Director to develop the Orchestra’s audience insights, working with segmentation models, Tessitura tools, Google Data Studio and Audience Finder
    •To maximise the effectiveness of the Philharmonia’s brand across the Orchestra’s website and social media channels

    For more information about this role and how to apply please download the pack from our website, using the link below.


    Email: recruitment@philharmonia.co.uk

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  • Scottish Ensemble


    Project Manager

    Date posted: 22/11/18
     

    Closing date: 13/12/18

    Salary: £13,000 per annum, pro rata for a period of 21 months
     

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    Salary: £13,000 per annum, pro rata for a period of 21 months (approx. £135 / day)

    The Bridge is a 2-year project, supported by Creative Europe, where four professional classical music organisations from across Europe will explore, share and develop ideas around artistic innovation and audience diversity in the classical music sector, as well as initiate a European String Ensembles Network.

    With guidance from PLMF Music Trust in Estonia, three of the leading professional string orchestras in Europe (Scottish Ensemble (UK), Ensemble Resonanz (Germany), and the Trondheim Soloists (Norway)) will celebrate and showcase how string repertoire and performance can be used to appeal to and engage more diverse audiences. By gathering best practice and sharing exceptional projects they will inspire both industry leaders and a wider European public through a series of events and projects, which will all culminate in a 3-day multi-event festival in Glasgow during May 2020.

    Summary of the role
    The partners coordinating The Bridge are seeking a passionate and meticulous Project Manager to support the planning and delivery of sector events and this new festival within the string orchestra sector. This is a fantastic opportunity for a Project Manager to join our international team and to work in various locations throughout Europe between January 2019 and September 2020.

    For more information about the role and details of how to apply, please visit the Scottish Ensemble's website using the link below.


    Contact: Jenny Jamison | Email: jenny.jamison@scottishensemble.co.uk | Telephone: 0141 332 4747

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  • Philharmonia Orchestra


    Marketing Assistant

    Date posted: 28/11/18
     

    Closing date: 13/12/18

    Salary: £19,000 per annum
     

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    The Philharmonia's busy Marketing team is responsible for communicating the Orchestra’s programme to a national and international audience. At the core of the Department’s work is the creation and delivery of marketing and communications campaigns for the Orchestra’s UK residencies: over 35 concerts a season at Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall, and concert series in Leicester, Bedford, Canterbury, Basingstoke and at the Three Choirs Festival.

    The team also manages the Orchestra’s press and publicity, brand and social media; promotes the Philharmonia’s recording releases on Signum Records; and is closely involved in the Philharmonia’s award-winning audience development projects.

    Role objective
    To provide vital support to the marketing managers in delivering marketing campaigns and audience development projects across the Philharmonia Orchestra’s programme.

    For further information about the role and how to apply please download the pack from our website using the link below.


    Email: recruitment@philharmonia.co.uk

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  • Royal Liverpool Philharmonic


    Learning Projects Coordinator

    Date posted: 29/11/18
     

    Closing date: 21/12/18

    Salary: £18,727
     

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    A vacancy has become available at Liverpool Philharmonic for an enthusiastic and dynamic individual with a passion for music to work across a range of exciting Learning projects with children and young people, families and community groups.


    Email: recruitment@liverpoolphil.com. | Telephone: 0151 210 1954

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  • London Symphony Orchestra


    LSO St Luke’s Stewards

    Date posted: 24/10/18
     

    Closing date: 31/12/18

    Salary: £9.51 per hour, plus holiday pay
     

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    LSO St Luke’s stewards are part of the team responsible for delivering excellent customer service at the London Symphony Orchestra’s flourishing music education centre. Often the first point of contact for people arriving at LSO St Luke’s, their primary aim is to greet all visitors to LSO St Luke’s, ensuring they feel welcome and safe and presenting LSO St Luke’s and the London Symphony Orchestra as an open and professional organisation. They play a vital role in the safety of all visitors to the centre and help ensure the smooth running of all events and be responsible for the safe evacuation of patrons if required.

    The stewards are part of the team of casual staff at LSO St Luke’s, all of whom are independent contractors. Hours available to work vary significantly from week to week, dictated by the schedule of events which can include weekend work.

    The booking system is very flexible and shifts offered are entirely optional: there is no minimum level of hours required from week to week.

    Hourly rate: £9.51 per hour, plus an additional £1.15 per hour in lieu of the holiday which is accrued during the short term assignment(s), payable monthly.

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


    Contact: Mairi Gray, Event Manager | Email: mairi.gray@lso.co.uk | Telephone: 0207 566 2871

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  • London Symphony Orchestra


    LSO St Luke's Crew

    Date posted: 24/10/18
     

    Closing date: 31/12/18

    Salary: £12.05 per hour, plus holiday pay
     

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    Crew are an essential part of LSO St. Luke’s, working with the Stage and Technical departments to set up for events and occasionally assisting in the running of them.

    The primary role of our freelance crew is to carry out resets of the venue spaces, from one event in to another, though stage management and technical shifts are available at times. Trained crew may at times be required to take on the role of Duty Fire Officer.

    Crew are expected to gain a good knowledge of the building, how some of our stage and technical systems work, where relevant equipment is stored and basic orchestral set-ups. They are expected to work to a high standard. Crew will often work with and around clients, performers and other users of the building, and as such are expected to be professional, polite and helpful, as representatives of LSO St. Luke’s.

    Hourly rate: £12.05 per hour, plus an additional £1.45 per hour in lieu of the holiday which is accrued during the short term assignment(s), payable monthly.

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


    Contact: Jennifer Cohen, Assistant Technical Manager | Email: slcrew@lso.co.uk

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  • IMG Artists


    Managerial Associate

    Date posted: 28/11/18
     

    Closing date: 03/01/19

    Salary: £23,000
     

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    The role of the Managerial Associate is to assist in the management of Artists, managing the day-to-day administration to enable the Artist Manager to develop the careers of Artists ensuring their success in a commercial world.

    Key Accountabilities include:
    • Updating and maintaining an accurate diary for each Artist on the IMGA database.
    • Liaising with orchestras and other promoters to ensure that all the details (times, venues etc.) are correct and maintaining positive day-to-day contact with the Artists.
    • Occasional weekend or evening work, either related to concert attendance or due to emergencies.

    For a full job description please visit our website using the link below.

    To apply please send your CV and covering letter to jobs@imgartists.com quoting ‘Managerial Associate, London’ in the subject field. In order to concentrate resources, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK.

    The Company welcomes and values the benefits of diversity in its workforce and aims to ensure that its staff achieve, as far as is possible, their full potential and that all employment decisions are taken without reference to irrelevant or discriminatory criteria.


    Contact: Julie Bailey | Email: jobs@imgartists.com | Telephone: 02079575847

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  • Saffron Hall


    Creative Learning Director

    Date posted: 05/12/18
     

    Closing date: 04/01/19

    Salary: £38,000 - £43,000 depending on experience
     

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    The Creative Learning Director is a member of the Senior Management Team, and is responsible for creating and implementing Saffron Hall’s Schools and Community programmes.


    Contact: Angela Dixon | Email: Angela.dixon@saffronhall.com | Telephone: 01799 588545

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  • Sage Gateshead - Royal Northern Sinfonia


    Concerts Assistant (Maternity Cover)

    Date posted: 07/12/18
     

    Closing date: 04/01/19

    Salary: £17,593
     

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    About the role

    This role is a key support function in the classical team and makes a great starter job for someone looking to build a career in orchestra management. All previous post-holders have gone on to more senior positions at Sage Gateshead and in other classical music organisations.

    The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a keen eye for detail, as well as experience of managing and prioritising a complex administrative workload. An understanding of professional orchestral working practices will be key, as will self-motivation, and an appreciation of how each seemingly minor process or detail contributes to the successful delivery of a concert or performance.

    Key Tasks
    - Logistical Planning and Support
    - External Events, Travel and Accommodation
    - Contracts and Invoicing
    - Library Support
    -General Administration
    - Other Duties


    Contact: Human Resources | Email: humanresources@sagegateshead.com

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  • Royal Scottish National Orchestra


    Marketing Manager

    Date posted: 10/12/18
     

    Closing date: 07/01/19

    Salary: Commensurate with experience
     

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    The Royal Scottish National Orchestra is one of Scotland’s national performing companies, with a track record of award-winning performances, recordings and ground-breaking learning and engagement programmes.

    An exciting opportunity has arisen to play a key role in the External Relations Department. We’re looking for a dynamic, creative and persuasive Marketing Manager to join our team. You will have a real passion for arts marketing, developing innovative marketing campaigns both online and offline to drive sales and engagement. You will be an enthusiastic team player who thrives in a busy workplace, enjoying a varied workload. If you’re a resourceful individual with excellent communication skills and a passion for live music, we’d love to hear from you.

    For a detailed job specification and application details please visit our website using the link below.

    CLOSING DATE: Monday 7 January 2019, 12pm
    INTERVIEWS: Interviews will take place on Friday 18 January 2019 (TBC)

    The RSNO is an equal opportunities employer. The RSNO is supported by the Scottish Government and local authorities in Scotland. Scottish Charity No SC010702


    Contact: Carol Fleming | Email: recruitment@rsno.org.uk | Telephone: 01412263868

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  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields


    Marketing & Communications Manager

    Date posted: 06/12/18
     

    Closing date: 11/01/19

    Salary: £28,000 - £32,000
     

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    The Academy of St Martin in the Fields is one of the world’s leading chamber orchestras, with an enthusiasm for fresh interpretations of orchestral music. Founded by Sir Neville Marriner we are now led artistically by American, virtuoso violinist Joshua Bell. We are based in London but as one of the UK’s leading cultural exports a significant proportion of our performances are in the USA, Germany and around the world.

    The orchestra seeks an experienced and pro-active Marketing & Communications Manager to support and develop the Academy brand. This will include the strategic planning of the annual marketing programme for concerts in London and enhancing the tool kit for promoters and presenters around the world.

    Key responsibilities include:
    • Work with the Chief Executive to plan the Academy's strategic annual marketing and communications programme. • Devise and lead marketing campaigns for all self-promoted concerts, generally in London.
    • Facilitate the creation and distribution of a season brochure.
    • Take responsibility for the ticketing of all London concerts including on-sale dates.
    • Manage all marketing related enquiries from promoters.
    • Maintain and update the Academy’s website.
    • Develop a strategic annual programme of podcasts and video content.
    • Maintain and develop the Academy’s presence on social media.
    • Work with the Academy’s PR team to develop the profile of the Academy across all forms of media.

    Find out more and apply online at www.asmf.org/vacancies


    Contact: Hattie Rayfield | Email: hattierayfield@asmf.org | Telephone: 020 7702 1377

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  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields


    Development Manager

    Date posted: 06/12/18
     

    Closing date: 11/01/19

    Salary: £26,000 - £32,000
     

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    The Academy of St Martin in the Fields seeks an experienced and energetic Development Manager to support its strategic priorities with a specific focus on Major Gifts, International Giving (in particular in the USA) and Corporates.

    The Academy is one of the world’s leading chamber orchestras, with an enthusiasm for fresh interpretations of orchestral music. Founded by Sir Neville Marriner we are now led artistically by American, virtuoso violinist Joshua Bell. We are based in London but as one of the UK’s leading cultural exports a significant proportion of our performances are in the USA, Germany and around the world. Each year we need to raise in excess of £500,000 from private sources in order to present c.100 concerts in the UK and around the world as well as to deliver our learning and participation programme of dynamic, inspiring and participatory music making projects. We do not receive core public funding from the government.

    Key responsibilities include:
    • Secure major gifts from individual donors in support of the Academy.
    • Work with the Director in identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding an international portfolio of prospective and current major gifts supporters.
    • Contribute to the development and implementation of a major donor and international giving strategy.
    • Establish clear packages for potential corporate support across the work of the Academy.

    For more information and to apply please visit www.asmf.org/vacancies


    Contact: Hattie Rayfield | Email: hattierayfield@asmf.org | Telephone: 02077021377

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  • Orchid Media


    Account Manager

    Date posted: 10/12/18
     

    Closing date: 14/01/19

    Salary: £24,000 to £27,000.00 per annum, dependent on experience
     

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    Contract: Full Time, Permanent
    Location: Cambridge, UK

    Introduction: We are looking for a hardworking, enthusiastic Account Manager with excellent communication and project management skills to join our team.

    About the Role
    The purpose of this role is to manage a portfolio of clients and promote them to the media. Clients will include individual artists, choirs, orchestras, festivals, record labels and other organisations. Key tasks include, but are not limited to: winning new business; overseeing PR campaigns from design to delivery; writing press releases and pitches to journalists; acting as a senior contact for clients; arranging and attending interviews; and attending evening concerts and events. The role may also involve some general assistance in the running of the office, such as answering telephones, attending meetings and other administrative tasks.

    About the Company
    Orchid Media is an international PR agency, providing specialist services to the arts industry. We offer bespoke PR and marketing campaigns to help our clients build their profile and promote their creative projects. A small, experienced team of industry professionals, we pride ourselves on delivering a high quality, personalised service. Orchid Media originally launched in 2014 as the PR division of the record label Orchid Classics. We have since grown to become an independent company with our own clients and projects, and continue to support Orchid Classics with all of its latest releases.

    For more information and how to apply, please go to our website using the link below.


    Contact: Damaris Brown | Email: damaris@orchidmedia.co.uk

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  • Singapore Symphony Group


    Concertmaster

    Date posted: 07/12/18
     

    Closing date: 15/02/19

     

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    The Singapore Symphony Orchestra (SSO) is conducting an international search for a Concertmaster.

    The SSO is Singapore’s flagship orchestra and founded in 1979. Over the last 40 years, the fulltime professional orchestra has grown in stature and has collaborated with great artistes, such as Neeme Järvi, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Lang Lang, Yo-Yo Ma, Diana Damrau, Janine Jansen, Leonidas Kavakos, Gil Shaham and Martha Argerich. The SSO has toured regularly, with invitations to the BBC Proms, the Prague Spring International Music Festival, and the Dresden Music Festival.

    At home, the SSO plays regularly at the Esplanade Concert Hall, Singapore’s premier performance venue, while more intimate concerts are held at the historic Victoria Concert Hall. The well-loved national orchestra also makes community appearances and plays a significant role in concerts for the young.

    Interested candidates should possess musicianship of the highest level, to lead the Orchestra to greater artistic heights. The successful candidate may:
    - Be associated with a named Chair
    - Receive an instrument loan from the orchestra’s donors
    - Be recommended for teaching positions

    Applicants are asked to submit the following for consideration:
    - A cover letter outlining your interest in the position
    - A current CV (including education, professional experience and two referees)
    - Audio and/or video of recording of solo works (made within the last 2-3 years)
    - Video recording of works in a chamber setting (we accept links to high-quality web videos,
    with indication of the year of recording)
    - Video recording of performance with an orchestra (we accept links to high-quality web
    videos, with indication of the year of recording)


    Email: excitingcareers@sso.org.sg

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