Chamber Music Assistant

Royal College of Music - Performance and Programming Department

Founded in 1882, the Royal College of Music (RCM) is a world-leading music conservatoire with a prestigious history and contemporary outlook. Our 800 undergraduate and postgraduate students come from over 60 countries and are taught in a dynamic environment, leaving the RCM to become the outstanding performers, conductors and composers of the future.

The Performance and Programming department which has responsibility for planning and organising all concerts at the College is now looking to recruit a Chamber Music Assistant. The successful applicant will be joining a friendly, creative and approachable team in an exciting working environment, and will work closely with the Chamber Music Manager and students at the College. Chamber Music is an integral part of college life and students perform both internally at the College and externally at venues including Cadogan Hall.

This role provides an excellent opportunity for someone looking to gain experience of arts administration and we are seeking an enthusiastic individual who will thrive in the busy atmosphere of the Performance & Programming team. The successful applicant will have excellent communication skills, interacting regularly with students and professors, overseeing payments and coaching for all chamber music. The Chamber Music Assistant will have a meticulous eye for detail, and a flair for writing about music in a concise and engaging way, producing over thirty chamber concert programmes per term. The candidate will also be interested in gaining professional stage management experience. The postholder will handle a variety of requests on a daily basis and will be able to efficiently prioritise a varied workload.

For further details of this position please visit the RCM website at www.rcm.ac.uk/jobs.

To apply, please complete our Application and Equal Opportunities Monitoring forms available to download from our website and submit to Isabella Enstrom, HR Assistant at recruitment@rcm.ac.uk or by post to Royal College of Music, Prince Consort Road, London, SW7 2BS.

CVs without an application form will not be accepted. Please ensure that you include the Job Reference Number when submitting your application.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 12pm on Monday 2 October 2017.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 11 October 2017. With some roles at the RCM second interviews may take place.

The Royal College of Music is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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