Jobs

Vacancies in the Orchestra and Administration

Orchestra Vacancies

Principal Contrabassoon

Auditions will be made via video submission on Musical Chairs. To replicate screened auditions, First rounds will be listened to as an audio-only recording.

Audition requirements/excerpts will be made available to those candidates successfully selected to submit an audition after the closing date.

Deadline for receipt of applications: Sunday 1 May 2022

Apply via Musical Chairs


Principal Bass Clarinet

Auditions will be made via video submission on Musical Chairs. To replicate screened auditions, First rounds will be listened to as an audio-only recording.

Audition requirements/excerpts will be made available to those candidates successfully selected to submit an audition after the closing date.

Deadline for receipt of applications: Sunday 8 May 2022

Apply via Musical Chairs

Administration Vacancies

Trusts and Foundations Manager

The LSO Development Department raise over £3 million per year in support of the organisation’s activities both in the UK and internationally. With ambitious plans to grow income over the coming three years, we are looking to appoint a successful and self-motivated fundraising professional to the role of Trusts and Foundations Manager. Working closely with the Head of Strategic Funding and Grants & Proposals Co-ordinator, the Trusts and Foundations Manager will play a central role within the LSO’s Development Department, developing and implementing the trusts and foundations strategy in order to generate maximum income from grant-giving organisations. The post-holder will work closely with senior members of the LSO staff team, Development Board and Advisory Council, in order to cultivate and maintain relationships with new and existing funders – including charitable trusts and foundations, livery companies, corporate foundations and statutory funders.

With opportunities to fundraise towards a diverse range of education and community activities, as well as new music commissions, audience development initiatives, infrastructure, and capital projects at LSO St Luke’s, the role will provide substantial opportunity for professional development within a world-leading cultural organisation.

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

This role is offered on a full time, permanent basis.

> Download the full job description (PDF)

For more information about this role, please contact:
Philip Chandler, Head of Strategic Funding
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Tel: 020 7382 2561

To apply for this post, please complete the online application form (NB no CVs please):
Trusts and Foundations Manager online application form

Deadline for receipt of applications: 10:00am on Wednesday 4 May 2022. First-round interviews will be held on Monday 9 May and Tuesday 10 May 2022.

 

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 for students 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.

As an equal opportunities employer, the LSO is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join the LSO.

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