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Vacancies in the Orchestra and Administration

Orchestra Vacancies

The London Symphony Orchestra invites applications for the positions of

Tutti First and Second Violins

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

Deadline for receipt of applications is 5pm on Friday 19 April 2019.

Download application form (Word) | Download Equal Opportunities Monitoring form (Word)

Administration Vacancies

Concerts Assistant (2-year fixed-term contract)

The LSO Concerts Department requires a Concerts Assistant to support the Concerts Department and the Director of Planning with the organisation and day-to-day preparation of the LSO’s foreign tours, UK concerts and commercial engagements.

This is a 2-year fixed-term contract.

Salary: £20,800 p.a.

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To apply for this post please complete the online application form (NB No CVs please):
> Concerts Assistant online application form

For more information about this post please contact:
Sue Mallet, Director of Planning
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Deadline for receipt of applications: 9am on Wednesday 1 May 2019.  Interviews will be held in mid-May 2019.


Marketing and Audience Development Co-ordinator

The Marketing and Audience Development Co-ordinator is a key part of the Marketing team at the LSO. You’ll deliver world-class, inspiring marketing communications that deliver our key messages and brand story, and engage audiences. You will be responsible for planning and implementing your own concert marketing campaigns to achieve income targets and develop new audiences; running audience development schemes for Students and Composers; creating concert programmes; managing the LSO’s ticket allocations for guests; and creating concert programmes for half of the LSO’s concerts at the Barbican.

Salary: £22,083 p.a.

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To apply for this post please complete the online application form (NB No CVs please):
> Marketing and Audience Development Co-ordinator online application form

For more information about this post please contact:
Karen Cardy, Marketing Director
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Tel: 0207 588 1116

Deadline for receipt of applications: 10am on Tuesday 23 April 2019.  Interviews will be held on Monday 29 April 2019.


Head of LSO Discovery

The London Symphony Orchestra is seeking a passionate and enthusiastic Head of LSO Discovery to oversee all aspects of the LSO's world leading education programme, ensuring high quality and effective delivery of the education and community work. The role has responsibility for developing policy and strategy in consultation with the Managing Director, LSO members and animateurs; working in close partnership with the LSO Development department on fundraising; and leading a team of staff in the implementation and development of the programme.

Salary: Competitive

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To apply for this post please complete the online application form:
> Head of LSO Discovery online application form

For more information about this post, please contact:
Michelle Hines, Director of Finance and Resources
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Tel: 0207 588 1116

Deadline for receipt of applications: 12 noon on Monday 22 April 2019.  Interviews will be held on Thursday 25 April 2019.


LSO Discovery Event Administrator (Temporary fixed-term contract)

LSO Discovery is seeking a proactive, passionate and highly organised individual to join the Discovery department on a temporary basis, supporting the First Access programme as well as the Discovery team as a whole. The role covers a range of work with people of all ages including Family Workshops and Concerts, Schools Workshops and Concerts, a Disability and Hospital Programme, Mixed-Ability Instrumental Projects, and LSO Discovery Choir rehearsals and performances.

This is a fixed-term role from 29 April to 31 July 2019.

Salary: £22,000 to £23,500 p.a. pro rata, according to experience

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To apply for this post please send a CV and a cover letter outlining why you are applying for the role to Andra East, Acting Head of LSO Discovery at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

For more information about this post please contact:
Andra East, Acting Head of LSO Discovery 
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Tel: 0207 588 1116

Deadline for receipt of applications: 10am on Monday 15 April 2019.  You will be contacted after this date if we would like to invite you for an interview.

 

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