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Vacancies in the Orchestra and Administration team.

Vacancies in the Orchestra and Administration

Administration Vacancies

Financial Controller

The LSO is seeking a qualified individual with at least one year’s post qualification experience with a proven track record, covering hands-on financial management and preparation of statutory accounts, to act as Financial Controller reporting to the Director of Finance & Resources. The Financial Controller has responsibility for the finances of three charities and two trading subsidiaries. Total annual income across the group is approximately £21m. Total net assets, including investments, are approximately £18m. The Financial Controller has primary responsibility for the smooth running of all aspects of the LSO’s finances on a day to day basis, with the support of two staff within the finance team.

The successful candidate will have substantial experience in a similar role, preferably but not essentially within the arts sector. In addition to solid core accounting and financial management skills, attention to detail, the ability to deal competently with complex financial issues in a calm and professional manner and excellent communication skills are all essential.

Salary: £50,000 per annum.

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For more information about this post please contact:
Michelle Hines, Director of Finance & Resources
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Tel: 0207 382 2545

To apply for this post please use the online application for (NB no CVs please):
> Financial Controller online application form

Deadline for receipt of applications: 5pm on Tuesday 30th August 2016.

Interviews will be held in the week beginning 12 September 2016.

Assistant Orchestra Personnel Manager (Maternity Cover, 6 Months)

The Assistant Orchestra Personnel Manager will assist the Orchestra Personnel Manager in the day-to-day running of the Orchestra ‘on the ground’, and will communicate with the Concerts Department, Orchestra Chairman, Orchestra Committee and members as directed by the Orchestra Personnel Manager. Duties include booking of orchestral personnel for Orchestra Calls and reporting session attendance into ArtsVision (AV), the LSO’s bespoke online database and orchestra scheduling tool.

Salary range: £20,000 - £22,000 per annum pro-rata, according to experience.

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For more information about this post please contact:
Andrew Softley, Orchestra Personnel Manager (Non-Strings)
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Tel: 0207 382 2580

To apply for this post please use the online application form (NB no CVs please):
> Assistant Orchestra Personnel Manager online application form

Deadline for receipt of applications: 12 noon on Wednesday 31st August 2016.

 

Orchestra Vacancies

No 4 Viola; Section Viola

The London Symphony Orchestra invites applications for No 4 Viola and Section Viola.

Applications for extra work are also invited.

Please send your completed application for and Equal Opportunities monitoring form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Deadline for receipt of applications is Thursday 1 September 2016 at 6pm.

Auditions will take place in London on 10, 29 & 30 November 2016.

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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