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Head of Concerts & Production (maternity cover, fixed-term contract of up to 12 months)

The Head of Concerts & Production leads a busy and dedicated team producing all London Sinfonietta performance activity including season concerts, live digital productions, audio-visual capture of live performance events, UK and international tours, recordings and special projects. The role includes joint responsibility (shared with the Head of Participation & Learning) for planning and delivery of the London Sinfonietta’s Talent Development (artist development) programmes and also close working with the Digital Productions Manager in the planning and implementation of performance capture and other digital projects which are increasingly forming part of the organisation’s output for the public.  

The Head of Concerts & Production is therefore a central role for the organisation, and we are looking for someone with a strong interest and enthusiasm for new music and extensive experience in the music sector with specific responsibilities for concert production, event delivery and orchestral/ensemble management. 

Salary: £32-35,000

Start date: August 2021 (exact date tbc). Ideally the candidate will be available for a 2-week handover period in August. If there are dates which you cannot make in August please let us know in your application.  

Please see below to download the Job description and application form.

To apply for this position, please send a completed Application Form to recruitment@londonsinfonietta.org.uk 

All applicants must also complete the online Equality and Diversity form by clicking on the following link https://forms.office.com/r/BJtU7MUFPc 

Unfortunately, we are unable to accept CVs. 

The closing date for applications is midnight on Monday 21 June 2021
First round interviews likely to take place Wednesday 30 June & Thursday 1 July 2021
Second round interviews - to be confirmed

All disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for this role will be interviewed. As we will not use monitoring forms as part of the selection process, applicants must declare within their covering letter or application form that they are disabled and if they wish to be put forward for interview on this basis.

For any queries please contact Fran Bryant, General Manager (frances.bryant@londonsinfonietta.org.uk

Equality and Diversity form 

London Sinfonietta is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment in which everyone can thrive. To assist us with our aim we ask you to complete an Equality and Diversity monitoring form with your application. Please access the Equality & Diversity form by clicking the following link or copying and pasting the address into your web browser: https://forms.office.com/r/BJtU7MUFPc 

All responses submitted are anonymous and will be used for statistical and analytical purposes to monitor the effectiveness of our recruitment processes and will not be used by the interview panel for the purposes of selection. 

Data Protection 

London Sinfonietta is aware of its obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and is committed to processing your data securely and transparently. Please see below to download our Applicant Privacy Notice which sets out, in line with GDPR, the types of data that we collect and hold on you and how the data is processed. 

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff, and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. Please click here to read our full Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity statement

“The world’s top new-music ensemble” The Times, January 2018

“this excellent London Sinfonietta concert conducted by the young Zimbabwean-born Vimbayi Kaziboni” **** The Times, for Yet Unheard, a concert of music by black composers, October 2020

It was simply music, alive and unstoppable, rolling off the platform towards an audience that just gobbled it up” ***** The Times, for Viaduct with Marius Neset, November 2019

“As gripping avante-gard orchestral theatre, it has never been surpassed” ***** The Times, for Stockhausen’s Trans, December 2017

“The orchestra maintained an astonishing intensity of communication. An enthralling performance” ***** The Guardian for Haas’ in vain, April 2016