Vacancies in the Orchestra and Administration team.

Vacancies in the Orchestra and Administration

Administration Vacancies

Memberships Manager, Philanthropy & Events

The London Symphony Orchestra is looking for an organised and self-motivated fundraiser to join the LSO Development team at an exciting time in the Orchestra’s history. The Memberships Manager, Philanthropy & Events will work alongside the Memberships Manager, Patrons & Friends, to deliver a carefully planned stewardship programme for LSO Patrons to ensure a high level of service and renewal.

He/she will report to and support the Philanthropy & Advocacy Manager in planning and implementing a strategy to nurture and increase support from Major Donors, and will work with the Individual Giving team to support the identification, cultivation and renewal strategy of individual supporters, overseeing and delivering an annual series of high-calibre events for individual supporters and prospective supporters.  The role will also support the ongoing work with legacy giving, advocacy and stakeholder groups, and the American LSO Foundation.

Salary range: £22,000 - £25,000 per annum, according to experience.

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For more information about this post please contact:
Jessica Blackstone-Emmett, Philanthropy & Advocacy Manager
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Tel: 0207 588 1116

To apply for this post please use the online application form (NB no CVs please):
> Memberships Manager, Philanthropy & Events online application form

Deadline for receipt of applications: 12 noon on Friday 26 May 2017.  Interviews will be held on Tuesday 30 May 2017.

Orchestra Vacancies

The London Symphony Orchestra invites applications for the positions of

Tutti First and Second Violin and Violin Extra work

Please send your complete 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 the receipt of applications: Friday 19 May 2017 5pm

Auditions will take place in London on 20 & 23 June, 5, 11 & 12 July 2017

Download the application form (Word) | Download the 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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