Vacancies

Take a look below for our current player and administration job vacancies.

Trusts & Foundations Officer

The Philharmonia Orchestra is seeking to appoint a dynamic arts fundraiser with a strong background in administration and an interest in developing their knowledge and expertise in trusts, foundations, and statutory fundraising. Responsible for the day-to-day management of trusts and foundations submissions, reporting, stewardship and general administration, this role will support us to:

• increase engagement with current funders;
• reach new funders;
• and, develop exciting new funding proposals.

Our trusts and foundations team manages funding for a range of projects ranging from large Cultural Recovery Fund bids, to small-scale learning and engagement programmes working with some of our most marginalised audiences.

Closing Date: Monday 29 November 2021

You can read the full job description here.

To apply, please email your CV and a covering letter to: team@theHRhub.co.uk

Senior Digital Marketing Manager

Based in London at Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall, the Philharmonia creates thrilling performances for a global audience. Through its network of residencies, the Orchestra has a national footprint, serving communities across England both in performance and through its extensive outreach and engagement programme.

The Philharmonia Orchestra is seeking to appoint a Senior Digital Marketing Manager to work with the Marketing team to promote all aspects of the offer – someone who is passionate about digital and social media and is excited to be an innovative leader in the sector.

The newly created role will be focused on developing and implementing a new social and content strategy, with strands of activity that focus on growing and engaging audiences, raising the profile of Orchestra and maximising income. The successful candidate will be responsible for the management and optimisation of all digital channels, as well as the online experience and customer journey. Importantly, the candidate will work closely with the Director of Marketing and Comms to embed digital into the heart of the organisation and make digital content and channels a central part of the marketing mix.

Amongst the qualities you will need to possess are:

  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written), with the ability to communicate convincingly to a diverse range of people
  • Excellent interpersonal and social skills, with the ability to create strong relationships with a range of stakeholders and colleagues
  • Ability to work successfully as part of a team as well as to use own initiative
  • Ability to prioritise a mixed workload and to work to tight deadlines
  • Willingness to have a hands-on attitude

Closing Date: Monday 13 December, 5pm
First interviews will be held in early January 2022

You can read the full job description here.

To apply, please email your CV and a covering letter to: team@theHRhub.co.uk

Assistant Librarian & Auditions Administrator

Based in London at Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall, the Philharmonia creates thrilling performances for a global audience. Through its network of residencies, the Orchestra has a national footprint, serving communities across England both in performance and through its extensive outreach and engagement programme.

We are looking to appoint an Assistant Orchestra Librarian & Auditions Administrator to join our busy Concerts team.

This is a fantastic entry level role working with a world-class orchestra. Principally based in the Music Library at the Orchestra’s administrative offices in London SE1, you will bring your passion and music expertise to support the Orchestra Librarian in the preparation of music for rehearsals, concerts, recording sessions and other work undertaken by the Orchestra. Travelling to rehearsal venues and out-of-London venues will form a regular part of the role.

In addition to library duties, you will be responsible for supporting the Orchestra Personnel Manager in the administration of all orchestral auditions, including acting as the main point of contact for audition candidates.

Amongst the qualities you will need to possess are:

  • A good standard of music theory including the ability to read and understand a musical score and knowledge of transposition
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to prioritise and to manage own time
  • Ability to work as part of a team

Closing Date: Monday 13 December, 5pm

You can read the full job description here.

To apply, please email your CV and a covering letter to: team@theHRhub.co.uk

Please use the subject line “Philharmonia – Assistant Librarian & Auditions Administrator”.

Piccolo

The Philharmonia Orchestra is welcoming applications for the Piccolo vacancy in our fantastic wind section. Successful applicants will be invited to audition and will need to prepare Poulenc Flute Sonata, Mvt II (performed on piccolo) and orchestral excerpts. Candidates invited to audition will be sent details of orchestral excerpts when notified.

Closing Date: Monday 20 December

Auditions will be held on Saturday 5 & Monday 7 February 2022.

To apply, please click here.

For any queries, please contact Cath at cath.welsby@philharmonia.co.uk.