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London Concertante is one of Europe’s leading and busiest chamber orchestras, with more than 70 concerts per year in the UK and Europe. The ensemble has an enviable reputation built up over its 29-year history, for dynamic, exciting performances and for the unique rapport it builds with audiences. In addition to concerts, the ensemble frequently records and has for many years produced an exciting education programme.
We are looking for a new Concerts Manager – a full-time position – to join our small, but rapidly growing team in order to prepare for an easing of restrictions and the return to normal concert schedules.
30th April 2021
Booking and liaising with venues
Undertaking site visits
Managing concerts on the concert day, including managing a small team of ushers
Preparing music for each concert
Preparing audience lists for each event
Organising merchandise sales at concerts
Liaise with ticketing outlets
Managing hiring of instruments and staging
Booking travel and accommodation for the ensemble and creating tour itineraries
Co-ordinating with the marketing manager to ensure concert publicity is optimised
Classical music/arts background would be very beneficial
Ideally 3+ years experience in a similar role
Excellent interpersonal skills a must
Adept at dealing with customers and problem solving
Strong leadership skills
Under normal circumstances, the office is based in South West London, but would involve travel to all concerts through the year.
Secret Garden Concerts (www.secretgardenconcerts.com) were launched last summer as an inspiring outlet for audiences to enjoy live music and theatre, as well as giving performers a rare opportunity to perform during these unprecedented times. The series proved a huge success, with 9 sold-out concerts providing an opportunity for a total of 47 performers to perform for the first time in many months.
Building on the success of last year’s events, Secret Garden Concerts are looking to build the brand this summer, producing events both at their original home in a private garden in Streatham Hill, but additionally at 3 other venues including the Garden Museum in London, a roof-top garden and a winery in Sussex.
During the summer of 2021, we anticipate putting on a total of 22 events in 4 different locations.
We are looking for an exceptional freelance producer to join the team to oversee the production of all these events and to co-ordinate the concerts, develop long-term relationships with potential sponsors and suppliers, and manage the live events themselves.
If successful, there may be an opportunity to explore future producer rolls with a number of special projects planned for the future.
23rd April 2021
Duration: 5 months
The producer will be responsible for:
- Researching potential shows and performers
- Sourcing and supplying food and beverages
- Securing chefs and bar staff
- Assisting the Marketing Manager with the marketing of the shows
- Managing the concerts team at each event
- Co-ordinating the live-streaming of each event
The successful candidate will be exceptionally organised with at least 3 years’ experience of producing similarly-sized events within the Arts. They will have a vision to explore partnerships with local businesses and an understanding of marketing of these events to ensure the complete success of the series.
£32,500 pro rata
Interviews w/c/ 26 April
Arts Management & Marketing internship
London Concertante is one of the UK’s leading chamber ensembles, founded in 1991. The ensemble performs throughout the UK and abroad, giving around 80 concerts per year. As we come out of lockdown and resume our concert schedule, we have a number of exciting projects alongside our regular touring schedule.
Closing date for applications is Friday 30 April.
It is anticipated that interviews will be held the following week.
A one-year internship to offer to a successful applicant from May 2021.
We are looking for a highly-motivated intern to come and gain valuable experience in working in Arts Management and Marketing, learning the promotion and day-to-day running of a busy, thriving arts organisation. We are looking for applicants to join a small team, working with an emphasis on marketing and concert management, but also to work across, and develop skills in, all areas of concert promotion. Applicants would be needed to travel on tour with the ensemble as well to help manage concerts.
We expect applicants to have a good knowledge and understanding of the classical music scene. Successful applicants will also have a good knowledge of marketing (particularly social media) and exemplary organisational skills.
To apply: Send a CV with qualifications, relevant experience and any other useful information, along with a covering letter, to: