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Orchestral Manager

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Berkshire Maestros, lead organisation of the Berkshire Music Education Hub. We seek an enthusiastic, energetic and highly organised administrator as soon as possible to ensure the efficient management of the Berkshire Youth Symphony Orchestra, Berkshire’s premier training ground for exceptional young orchestral musicians.

Berkshire Maestros
Closing Date
23rd April 2018

This post represents a special opportunity to support the BYSO through the next exciting phase of its development. The main purpose of the role will be to lead the successful planning implementation, management, administration and support services for the orchestra, and the execution of orchestral courses, events and concerts.

This would be an ideal role for a music graduate wishing to develop skills and experience in the field of arts management and administration or for a practising music teacher interested in developing new skills. The role would also suit an experienced administrator with a qualification, skill and/or interest in music or previous experience of working in the arts sector.

Equally, it might suit a self-employed musician or be a percentage of ‘non-contact’ hours for a contracted colleague, working work well in conjunction with a teaching commitment. This role is envisaged as a part-time responsibility, requiring in the region of about 120 hours (half a day weekly on average) over the academic year to meet the needs of the BYSO calendared commitments – to be negotiated with the successful candidate and to start the role as soon as possible.

Please note the closing date for applications is noon Monday 23 April 2018, although a more prompt response would be appreciated. Date and time of interviews to be confirmed.

How to Apply

Please download this information and make contact with sending your fully completed application form together with your CV if you wish.

Berkshire Maestros is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Berkshire Maestros fully recognises its responsibilities for child protection and ensure we practise safe recruitment in checking the suitability of staff and volunteers to work with children.

Closing Date:
23rd April 2018
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