Vacancies in the Orchestra and Administration

Administration Vacancies

Corporate Partnerships Manager

The London Symphony Orchestra is seeking an experienced and motivated fundraiser to work as a key member of the LSO Development team to manage and develop a range of corporate partnerships in order to maintain and generate important support from the corporate sector. Joining the LSO at an exciting time in the Orchestra’s history, and based at our home in the City of London, the Corporate Partnerships Manager will account manage key relationships with current sponsors and will collaborate confidently with a broad range of colleagues and external stakeholders.

Leading on the delivery and day-to-day management of several of the LSO’s most strategic partnerships, s/he will work with the Director of Development to create compelling cases for support and to engage with and cultivate new corporate supporters to join the LSO and make an important contribution to the Orchestra’s success and ambitious vision for the future as Sir Simon Rattle begins as Music Director.

Salary range: £27,500 - £31,000 per annum, according to experience.

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For more information about this post please contact:
Nicholas Selman, Director of Development
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To apply for this post please email your CV and a covering letter to Nicholas Selman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The closing date for applications is 10am on Monday 25 September 2017.  Interviews will be held on Wednesday 27 September and Thursday 28 September 2017.

Orchestra Vacancies

The London Symphony Orchestra invites applications for the position of

Principal Viola (one of two equal principals)

Please send your completed application form (no CVs please) and Equal Opportunities Monitoring form to Andrew Softley at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Deadline for the receipt of applications: Friday 22 September 2017 at 5pm

Auditions will take place in London on 22 & 29 November 2017

Download application form (Word) | Download 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.

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