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Vacancies in the Orchestra and Administration

Administration Vacancies

Concerts Co-ordinator

The London Symphony Orchestra is seeking a highly motivated Concerts Coordinator to work in a busy professional team supporting the Concerts & Recordings Manager with the logistical planning and day-to-day running of all UK concerts.

Salary: £22,000pa

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To apply for this post please complete the online application form (NB no CVs please):
Concerts Co-ordinator - online application form

Deadline for receipt of applications is Monday 4 March 2019 at 9am. Interviews will take place on Monday 11 March 2019.

Start date: Tuesday 23 April 2019

For more information about this post please contact:
Mario de Sa, Concerts & Recordings Manager
Tel: 020 7588 1116
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Director of Development

The London Symphony Orchestra is seeking an experienced and motivated Director of Development to lead the LSO’s fundraising activity across all areas of the Orchestra’s work, with particular responsibility for corporate fundraising.

The Director of Development is a member of the LSO’s senior management team and responsible for developing and implementing the LSO’s fundraising strategy to ensure that fundraising targets are met.
Relationships are central to this role and the ability to build and strengthen relationships with existing and prospective supporters of the Orchestra is critical. The ability to work effectively with internal stakeholders including members of the Orchestra and other staff members is essential. Knowledge of and an interest in classical music is highly desirable, although not essential.

As well as maintaining an overview of fundraising activity, the Director of Development is responsible for ensuring that contractual obligations with sponsors are met, that individual donors receive appropriate recognition for their support, and that the terms of grants from trusts, foundations and statutory funders are observed. Overseeing the delivery of events – from small recitals to large fundraising galas – is also an important element of the role.

This role has specific responsibility for leading all fundraising from the corporate sector with support from the corporate fundraising team, including in particular securing new corporate partners, negotiating agreements and ensuring the delivery of agreed benefits.

The Director of Development is responsible for managing the whole Development team with direct line management of the Trusts & Foundations Manager, Head of Individual Giving & Events, and the Corporate Partnerships Manager.

Salary: Competitive.

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To apply for this post please email a covering letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and then complete the online application form (NB no CVs please):
> Director of Development online application form

For more information about this post please contact:
Michelle Hines, Director of Finance and Resources
Tel:  0207 588 1116
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Deadline for receipt of applications: 12 noon on Monday 25th February 2019.  Interviews will be held on Friday 1st March 2019.


Development Student Placement

The London Symphony Orchestra has an opportunity for a full-time student seeking to gain experience in the world of arts administration, and fundraising in particular, who is interested in working with the LSO for the 2019/20 academic year as part of an academic course or degree. In return for their commitment, the candidate is offered in-depth training and a rich experience in a busy and exciting environment with a world-class performing organisation.

Embedded within the LSO’s busy Development department, the placement will have a focus on Corporate Fundraising and Individual Giving, as well as regular touch points with Events and Trust & Foundations fundraising.

Tax-free bursary of £17,500 per annum pro rata.

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 To apply for this post please complete the online application form (NB no CVs please):
> Development Student Placement online application form

For more information about this post please contact:
Kyle Buchanan, Corporate Partnerships Manager
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Deadline for receipt of applications is Friday 22nd February 2019 at 5pm. Interviews will take place during the week beginning Monday 25th February 2019


LSO Discovery Student Placement - LSO On Track

The London Symphony Orchestra is looking for a full-time student, needing to undertake an industry placement as part of an academic course or degree, who is seeking to gain experience in the world of arts administration and interested in working with the LSO for the 2019/20 academic year. In return for their commitment, the candidate is offered in-depth training and a rich experience in a busy and exciting environment with a world-class performing organisation.

The placement student will work across all areas of the department with a particular focus on LSO On Track (projects in east London with instrument learners, schools and young people with learning disabilities) and First Access projects.

Tax-free bursary of £17,500 per annum pro rata (£16,042 for 11 months)

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To apply for this post please complete the online application form (NB no CVs please):
> LSO Discovery Student Placement - LSO On Track - online application form

For more information about this post please contact:
Chris Bland, LSO Discovery Department Assistant
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Tel: 0207 382 2549

Deadline for receipt of applications is Wednesday 20th February 2019 at 6pm. Interviews will take place during the week beginning Monday 25th February 2019.


LSO Discovery Student Placement - Digital

LSO Discovery offers a digital placement position to students needing to undertake an industry placement as part of an academic course. The post typically lasts 12 months and gives experience in the worlds of media technology, arts administration and music education. We are now seeking a candidate to offer administrative and practical support to the LSO Discovery Digital programme starting in September 2019.

In return for their commitment, candidates are offered a rich experience in a busy and exciting music education programme attached to a world-class performing organisation. Tasks range between technical support and administrative support and, where possible, are tailored to the skills and interests of each candidate. Former holders of this position have gone on to work in industries such as TV and film postproduction, app development, digital marketing and artistic production management. The role description in the link below outlines the range of work that could form part of this student placement position.

Tax-free bursary of £17,500 per annum.

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To apply for this post please complete the online application form (NB no CVs please):
> LSO Discovery Student Placement - Digital - online application form

For more information about this post please contact:
Chris Rogers, LSO Discovery Digital Projects Manager
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Tel: 0207 566 2878

Deadline for receipt of applications is Wednesday 20th February 2019 at 6pm. Interviews will take place during the week beginning Monday 25th February 2019.

Orchestra Vacancies

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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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