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Head of Digital & Production

Closing date: 9am Friday 26 March 2021

Interview date: To be confirmed

Salary: £56,525 - £63,098 per annum

JRN: 302-21

The Royal College of Music (RCM) is one of the world's greatest conservatoires. Our excellence was recognised by the 2021 QS World University Rankings, in which we ranked as the top institution for performing arts in the UK for the sixth consecutive year, and top in Europe. 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 Digital and Production team combines Performance Venues, Studios and ICT to deliver effective and coordinated support for these specialist areas of activity, equipment and infrastructure. As Head of Digital and Production the postholder will be responsible for ensuring ICT infrastructure, digital and performance venue-technical infrastructure and facilities, are robust, current and up-to-date and to industry standard, efficient and capable of supporting the essential requirements of professors, students and supporting staff.

Responsible for the strategic planning and practical delivery of all aspects of technical activity in RCM physical venues and digital domains the Head of Digital and Production will lead the Venue, Studio and ICT teams to provide robust and coordinated support for learning and teaching, performance, and the technical infrastructure that enables these activities.

This role requires an imaginative thinker, an innovator and enabler of change who can confidently lead at senior level participating in all strategy related initiatives, meetings, and workgroups and acting as the key interface between the team and internal/external stakeholders.

Applicants should have significant management experience and be skilled at empowering and motivating teams to ensure a unified, strategically-focused approach.

This post is offered on a permanent, full-time basis and is available immediately.

To apply:

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:

Job Description


Application Form

Equal Opportunities Form

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.


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