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Administration Vacancies

Sales & Operations Manager, LSO St Luke’s

The Sales & Operations Manager leads the team responsible for delivering the busy programme of events and achieving the venue hire targets at the London Symphony Orchestra’s music education centre, LSO St Luke's. S/he has four direct reports – Event Manager, Senior Event Coordinator, Sales Coordinator and Departmental Assistant. 

The Sales & Operations Manager is responsible for the management of the day-to-day diary at LSO St Luke's, overseeing the scheduling and allocation of bookings, taking an active role in managing events and preparing the rota for event staff.  S/he is also responsible for developing sales strategy for the venue (including proposing hire rates), managing key client relationships (in particular with the Barbican Centre), managing commercial partnerships and setting the priorities and holding the budget for the venue’s commercial marketing. The role is also responsible for undertaking venue sales to external corporate, private and artistic clients; often very high-profile companies and high net worth individuals.

Salary: Competitive.

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To apply for this role, please complete the online application form (NB to CVs please):
> Sales & Operations Manager online application form

For more information about this post please contact:
Kathy Rose, Head of LSO St Luke's
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The closing date for applications is 10:00am on Wednesday 11 September 2019.  Interviews will be held week beginning Monday 16 September 2019.


Senior Technician, LSO St Luke’s

The Senior Technician takes a leading role in the technical team at LSO St Luke's, the LSO's Grade 1 listed music and education centre, supporting the Technical Manager and working closely with the Stage Manager supervising the full time and casual freelance technicians. An experienced technical all-rounder, the Senior Technician contributes to planning and management of logistics, as well as operating and maintaining technical equipment in LSO St Luke’s, ensuring technical services and events are delivered to the highest professional standards of quality, presentation and safety.

Alongside events, the Senior Technician supports the Technical Manager with equipment and systems installation, strategic planning, costing and implementation of technical, stage and general event operating policies, including preventative maintenance and work to develop new technical and stage facilities at LSO St Luke’s.

Salary: Competitive

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To apply for this role, please complete the online application form (NB to CVs please):
> Senior Technician, LSO St Luke's online application form

For more information about this post please contact:
Pete Mycroft, Technical Manager, LSO St Luke's
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The closing date for applications is 10:00am on Monday 9 September 2019.  Interviews will be held on Wednesday 25 September 2019.


Digital Content Manager (6-month fixed term contract starting January 2020)

The London Symphony Orchestra continues to lead the way both live on stage and through multiple digital platforms, from live streaming to worldwide social media. We are looking for a talented and committed Digital Content Manager to help deliver world-class, inspiring creative and editorial work that delivers our key messages and brand story and engages our audiences. You will be working on everything from the website and social media to live streams and online advertising, and on key projects such as the 2020/21 season launch, our annual free concert in Trafalgar Square and the 2021 Donatella Flick LSO Conducting Competition.

Salary: £28,000 per annum pro rata (£14,000 for 6 months).

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To apply for this role, please complete the online application form (NB no CVs please):
> Digital Content Manager online application form

For more information about this role please contact:

To 30 August 2019:
Jo Johnson, Senior Marketing Manager, Digital Communications
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From 1 September 2019:
Louise Williams, Senior Marketing Manager, Digital Communications (Maternity Cover)
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The closing date for applications is 10:00am on Monday 9 September 2019.  Interviews will be held on Friday 20 September 2019.


LSO Live Production and Sales Co-ordinator

LSO Live is looking for a confident, articulate and intelligent Production and Sales Co-ordinator with an acute eye for detail to join our team, and work alongside our wider LSO colleagues.  The successful applicant will be working across the production and commercial development of the LSO’s audio and audio-visual catalogue, and as well as those of the London Symphony Orchestra's partner labels (Mariinsky Theatre, Colin Currie Records, and the Choir of King’s College, Cambridge).

LSO Live is a leading independent label and media division of the London Symphony Orchestra.

This position will focus on assisting with the production and dissemination of content and assets across our portfolio of labels.

The successful candidate will have prior experience within a distribution, label or DSP company with knowledge of metadata and editing audio and video assets and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

Salary: £22,545 to £24,000 per annum, according to experience.

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To apply for this role, please complete the online application form (NB no CVs please):
> LSO Live Production and Sales Co-ordinator online application form

For more information about this role please contact:
Becky Lees, Head of LSO Live
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Tel: 0207 566 2877

The closing date for applications is 09:00am on Wednesday 28 August.  Interviews will be held on Wednesday 4 September 2019.


LSO St Luke’s Event Coordinator

The LSO St Luke’s Event Coordinator is a part of the team responsible for delivering the busy programme of events at the London Symphony Orchestra’s music education centre. The Event Coordinator manages their own events and will ensure the smooth running of a variety of artistic, private and commercial events, internally- and externally-promoted concerts and LSO Discovery projects. The role involves acting as the Duty Manager of the venue, when the Event Coordinator will act as a personal licence holder, first aider and will have overall responsibility for the safety of any and all persons in the building.

The role incorporates responsibility for venue sales to external corporate, private and artistic clients. This will include responding to enquiries, booking meetings, negotiating contracts, ensuring timely payment and approving suppliers. Once confirmed, the Event Coordinator will manage the event in the lead up and on the day of the event.

The Event Coordinator will also manage LSO Discovery projects held at LSO St Luke’s, including regular education workshops, termly concerts and one-off events across all strands of LSO Discovery.

The Event Coordinator reports to the Sales & Operations Manager who will assign longer-term projects when required as well as regular administrative and financial duties. Regular evening and weekend work will be required, dictated by the schedule of events.

Salary: £22,545 per annum.

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To apply for this role, please complete the online application form (NB no CVs please):
> LSO St Luke’s Event Coordinator online application form

For more information about this role please contact:
Chris Cashman, Sales & Events Manager
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Tel: 0207 566 2877

The closing date for applications is 09:30am on Tuesday 27 August.  Interviews will be held on Friday 30 August 2019.

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