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Administration Vacancies

Trusts and Foundations Co-ordinator

The LSO Development Department raise over £3 million per year in support of the organisation’s activities both in the UK and internationally. With ambitious plans to grow income over the coming three years, we are looking to appoint a skilled and self-motivated Trusts and Foundations Co-ordinator to play a key role within an expanded and newly re-structured trusts and foundations team. Working closely with the Trusts and Foundations Manager and Head of Strategic Funding, the Trusts and Foundations Co-ordinator will support the implementation of the trusts and foundations strategy – researching potential funders, writing compelling funding proposals, stewarding current supporters, and supporting the evaluation and reporting for projects that have been funded. Excellent writing skills and a passion for engaging written copy are essential, as is an interest in music education and the engagement of people of all ages and backgrounds in the work of the Orchestra.

Joining the LSO at an exciting time in the organisation’s history, the Trusts and Foundations Co-ordinator will play a central role in securing the ongoing sustainability of the LSO’s pioneering education and community programme, LSO Discovery. As part of an expanded team, the Trusts and Foundations Co-ordinator will also support the wider fundraising of the Development Department, helping to steward current and potential supporters at concerts, special events, and LSO Discovery projects taking place across east London.

Salary: £22,000 - £23,600 per annum, dependant on experience.

This role is offered on a full time, permanent basis.

> Download the full job description (PDF)

For more information about this role, please contact:
Philip Chandler, Head of Strategic Funding
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Tel: 020 7382 2561

To apply for this post, please complete the online application form (NB no CVs please):
> Trusts and Foundations Co-ordinator online application form

Deadline for receipt of applications: 10:00am on Tuesday 11th February 2020. Interviews will be held during Monday 17th to Wednesday 19th February.


Trusts and Foundations Manager

The LSO Development Department raise over £3 million per year in support of the organisation’s activities both in the UK and internationally. With ambitious plans to grow income over the coming three years, we are looking to appoint a successful and self-motivated fundraising professional to the role of Trusts and Foundations Manager, to play a key role within an expanded and newly re-structured trusts and foundations team. Working closely with the Head of Strategic Funding and Trusts and Foundations Co-ordinator, the Trusts and Foundations Manager will be responsible for developing and implementing the trusts and foundations strategy, in order to generate maximum income from grant-giving organisations. The post-holder will be required to work with senior members of the LSO staff team, Development Board and Advisory Council, in order to cultivate, establish and maintain relationships with grant-giving organisations – including charitable trusts and foundations, livery companies, corporate foundations and statutory funders.

The role of Trusts and Foundations Manager will provide substantial opportunity for professional development within a world-leading cultural organisation, with opportunities to fundraise towards a diverse range of education and community activities, new music commissions, audience development initiatives, capacity building, infrastructure, and capital projects at LSO St Luke’s.

Salary: £26,500 - £32,000 per annum, dependant on experience.

This role is offered on a full time, permanent basis.

> Download the full job description (PDF)

For more information about this role, please contact:
Philip Chandler, Head of Strategic Funding
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Tel: 020 7382 2561

To apply for this post, please complete the online application form (NB no CVs please):
> Trusts and Foundations Manager online application form

Deadline for receipt of applications: 10:00am on Tuesday 11th February 2020. Initial interviews will be held during Monday 17th to Wednesday 19th February.


LSO St Luke’s Event Coordinator (12 month fixed term contract)

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 education workshops. The role involves acting as the Duty Manager of the venue, and 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 the majority of the LSO Discovery (Education) projects held at LSO St Luke’s, including regular 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.

This role is a full time 12-month fixed term contract.

Salary: £22,000 - £23,600 per annum, according to experience.

> Download the full job description (PDF)

For more information about this post please contact:
Sarah Sibbett, Sales & Operations Manager
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Tel: 0207 566 2877

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

Deadline for receipt of applications: 09:30am on Monday 27th January 2020. Interviews will be held later on in the same week.

Orchestra Vacancies

Principal Double Bass (one of two equal Principals)

Application deadline Friday 14 February

Audition dates 22 April 2020

Please submit your application via Musical Chairs.

 

Working with the LSO

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