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Vacancies in the Orchestra and Administration team.

Vacancies in the Orchestra and Administration

Administration Vacancies

Customer Service Assistant

The Customer Service Assistant is the 'face' of the LSO and the first point of contact for the people wishing to communicate with the LSO staff team at the Barbican and at LSO St Luke’s. The post holder will liaise with the whole range of LSO customers and contacts, from LSO members and artists to ticket buyers and donors.

Giving excellent customer service is the focus of the role and it is important that a professional experience of the LSO is presented be that on the phone, in person or in writing. The post holder must develop a broad knowledge of the business and be able to help with or efficiently forward on any query they receive.

Salary: £17,000 per annum

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For more information about this post please contact:
Tim Oldershaw, Senior Marketing Manager
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Tel: 020 7588 1116

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

Deadline for receipt of applications: 10am on Monday 13 July 2015

Interviews will be held on Thursday 16/Friday 17 July.

Artist Development Associate Projects Manager

Part Time (3 days per week), Maternity Cover (1 year from September 2015)

This is a key role in LSO Discovery’s Artist Development team, which is led by the Head of Orchestral Artistry and also includes the Associate Project Manager (composer programmes), and the Discovery Assistant. In consultation with others in Discovery and with LSO musicians and animateurs, the postholder plans and runs two series of public events through the year; Discovery’s Friday lunchtime concerts for the local community at LSO St Luke’s, and Discovery Days which comprise an open LSO rehearsal, visiting speakers, and chamber music. The postholder manages the Assistant who runs regular pre-concert Platforms for Guildhall students at the Barbican Hall.

The role also works with talented young musicians in higher education, being responsible for the LSO’s successful and long-running String Experience programme, which enables selected string players from London Music Colleges to play alongside the LSO in rehearsals and concerts. The postholder works with the Head of Orchestral Artistry on some additional projects, in particular booking LSO musicians for Guildhall Orchestral Coaching.

The post has important relationships with the Head of Discovery, the Discovery Artist Development team, the musicians of the LSO, key Guildhall School staff and students, and the LSO St Luke’s team, as well as other LSO personnel including marketing, development, and concerts staff.

Salary: £24,000 per annum, pro rata.

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For more information about this post please contact:
Judith Ackrill, Head of LSO Discovery
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Tel: 020 7382 2534

To apply for this post please use the online application form (NB no CVs please):
> Artist Development Associate Projects Manager online application form

Deadline for receipt of applications: midday on Tuesday 7 July 2015

Orchestra Vacancies

Principal Second Violin

The London Symphony Orchestra invites applications for:

Principal Second Violin

The vacancy is for the second of two principals and also to play in the section with the Section Principal as required.

Please send your completed application form (no CVs please) and your equal opportunities monitoring form to Carina McCourt, Personnel Manager (Strings) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

The deadline for receipt of applications is 9.30am Wednesday 29 July 2015.

Auditions will take place in London on 15 & 23 September 2015.

Download an application form (Word)

Download an Equal Opportunities Monitoring form (Word)

 


Principal Double Bass

The London Symphony Orchestra invites applications for:

Principal Double Bass

The vacancy is for the second of two principals and also to play in the section with the Section Principal as required.

Previous applicants may apply.

Please send your completed application form (no CVs please) and your equal opportunities monitoring form to Joe Richomme, Music Librarian, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The deadline for receipt of applications is 9.30am Monday 3 August 2015.

Download an application form (Word)

Download an Equal Opportunities Monitoring form (Word)

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

Because of the volume of emails and letters that we receive about working with the LSO, we are unable to respond personally to enquiries about vacancies. We also regret that we are unable to review all CVs that we are sent, and instead we encourage those who are interested in working with the LSO to apply for specific positions.

If you have a query which is not covered above, please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we will endeavour to respond within 10 days.

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.

 

LSO logo at the Barbican Hall