Vacancies in the Orchestra and Administration team.

Vacancies in the Orchestra and Administration

Administration Vacancies

Artistic Assistant

The LSO Concerts Department requires an Artistic Assistant to work with the Managing Director and Artists Manager, alongside Development, Marketing and Discovery, to administer and maintain the impetus of the LSO’s Chamber Concerts programme.  In particular the role includes scheduling concerts and related activity across various departments involving LSO Musicians.

The Artistic Assistant will also assist with the contracting and management of artists for all LSO activity (including concerts, tours, LSO Discovery projects and Development events) and to assist with work on artistic planning more generally.

Salary range: £18,000 - £19,000 per annum, according to experience.

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For more information about this post please contact:
Stephen Buck, Artistic Coordinator
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Tel: 020 7382 2546

To apply for this post please use the online application form (NB no CVs please):
> Artistic Assistant online application form online application form

Deadline for receipt of applications: Thursday 10 December 2015 9.30am


Orchestra Vacancies

No current vacancies.

Working with the LSO

The LSO has paid positions for staff working in a number of areas including concerts planning, backstage, education, event management, marketing, fundraising and finance, as well as in the Orchestra itself.

All vacancies are advertised here and all current vacancies are shown above, together with details of how to apply. If no vacancies are shown, we are not currently recruiting but do check back regularly as new positions may become available at any time.

Work Experience with the LSO

The LSO does not currently offer any work experience placements or internships. The LSO does occasionally offer placements to students who are required to complete such experience as part of a degree or other academic course. These placements are usually for periods of between 6 and 12 months and are advertised above when available. We regret that we are unable to offer any other placements at present.

Enquiries about Job Vacancies and Work Experience

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Please note that, unless otherwise stated, we do not accept CVs. All applications for vacancies at the LSO must be made on the online application form, accessed via the link provided with the job advert.

The LSO is an equal opportunities organisation.


The LSO St Luke’s Administrative Assistant is part of the small team responsible for running the London Symphony Orchestra’s flourishing music education centre. Based at the Artist Entrance, s/he is the first point of contact for people telephoning, emailing or arriving at LSO St Luke’s, presenting LSO St Luke’s and the London Symphony Orchestra as a welcoming and professional organisation.
S/he plays a vital role in the smooth running of the building’s financial and administrative systems, underpinning the work of the whole team and also forms part of the building’s operational staffing as dictated by the schedule of activity. Evening and weekend work will be required, dictated by the schedule of events.

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