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Chamber Music Assistant
Closing date: 9am Friday 6 December 2019
Interview date: Monday 16 December 2019
Salary: £23,513 - £25,758 per annum
Job ref. no: 321-19
The Royal College of Music (RCM) is one of the world's greatest conservatoires. Our excellence was recognised by the 2019 QS World University Rankings, in which we ranked as the top institution for performing arts in the UK for the fourth consecutive year. The RCM also achieved an overall rating of gold for its outstanding teaching and learning provision for undergraduates in the first ever Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).
The Performance and Programming department which has responsibility for planning and organising all concerts at the College is now looking to recruit a Chamber Music Assistant. The successful applicant will be joining a friendly, creative and approachable team in an exciting working environment, and will work closely with the Chamber Music Manager and students at the College. Chamber Music is an integral part of college life and students perform both internally at the College and externally at venues including Cadogan Hall.
This role provides an excellent opportunity for someone looking to gain experience of arts administration and we are seeking an enthusiastic individual who will thrive in the busy atmosphere of the Performance & Programming team. The successful applicant will have excellent communication skills, interacting regularly with students and professors, overseeing payments and coaching for all chamber music. The Chamber Music Assistant will have a meticulous eye for detail, and a flair for writing about music in a concise and engaging way. The candidate will also be interested in gaining professional stage management experience. The postholder will handle a variety of requests on a daily basis and will be able to efficiently prioritise a varied workload.
This post is offered on a permanent, full-time basis and is available from Tuesday 14 January 2020.
Please complete our 1) Application Form and 2) Equal Opportunities Form (available to download further down this page) and submit in PDF or Word format before the closing deadline for the post.
Please ensure that you include the Job Reference Number when submitting your application.
CVs without an application form will not be accepted.
For full details of this position please click the below "Job Description" to read the full Applicant Information Pack:
Completed forms should be returned by post or email to Karoline Josten, HR Assistant:
Royal College of Music, Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2BS
If you are applying by email, please state clearly in the subject line the title of the post for which you are applying.
The Royal College of Music is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
If you need to receive this documentation in a different format due to a disability, please contact Karoline Josten to discuss your requirements.
All applicants must be permitted to work in the UK and hold a relevant work permit where necessary.