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Vacancies in the Orchestra and Administration team.

Vacancies in the Orchestra and Administration

Administration Vacancies

Marketing and Audience Development Coordinator

The LSO is seeking a Marketing and Audience Development Coordinator to help sell all aspects of the LSO, in particular Barbican and LSO St Luke’s concerts. The post-holder will work on campaigns and audience development initiatives across all marketing disciplines, as well as taking responsibility for particular marketing areas wholly their own.

Salary range: £20,000 - £23,250 per annum, according to experience.

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For more information about this role please contact:
Fiona Dinsdale, Marketing and Audience Development Manager
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Tel: 020 7382 2522

To apply please complete the online application form (NB no CVs please):
> Marketing and Audience Development Coordinator online application form

Deadline for receipt of applications: 10am on Friday 31 March 2017.  Interviews will be held on Wednesday 5th April 2017.

Finance Officer

The LSO is seeking a Finance Officer to be responsible for all financial accounting of the charitable company, LSO Ltd, and also to work as part of the wider Finance team by maintaining accurate and up-to-date financial records. Day-to-day bookkeeping work (purchase and sales ledgers) is carried out by the Finance Coordinator.

This role offers responsibility and ownership over specific areas of the LSO’s finances, together with the opportunity to develop skills and experience, in addition to study support for any formal qualifications (if applicable).
The successful candidate will possess solid general ledger and accounting experience and will have advanced Excel skills. The role is an ideal opportunity for an individual seeking to progress their career within the Finance department of an interesting and successful organisation.

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For more information about this role please contact:
Edward Knight, Financial Controller
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Tel: 020 7382 2501

To apply please complete the online application form (NB no CVs please):
> Finance Officer online application form

Deadline for receipt of applications: 10am on Monday 20 March 2017.  Interviews will be held in the week of 20 March 2017.

 

Student Placements (6-12 months - LSO Live, Development, Marketing and Discovery departments)

The London Symphony Orchestra is looking for students seeking to gain experience in the world of arts administration who are interested in working with the LSO for 6 to 12 months as part of an academic course or degree. In return for their commitment, candidates are offered in-depth training and a rich experience in a busy and exciting environment with a world-class performing organisation.

Roles are available across LSO Live, Development, Marketing and LSO Discovery – detailed information about each department can be found below and applicants are asked to express an interest in up to two of the departments. Preferences will be taken into consideration but cannot be guaranteed, and some placements may be split across two departments.

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For more information about these roles please contact:
Chris Edis, LSO Discovery Department Assistant
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Tel: 020 7382 2549

To apply please complete the application form below and send to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
> Student Placements application form (MS Word)

Deadline for receipt of applications: 12 noon on Wednesday 29 March 2017.  Interviews will be held in the week commencing Monday 10 April 2017.

Orchestra Vacancies

The London Symphony Orchestra invites applications for the position of

Principal Bass Clarinet (playing in the section as required)

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 21 April 2017 5pm

Auditions will take place in London on 1, 2 & 4 June 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.

LSO logo at the Barbican Hall