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Traineeships Currently Available

Development Department Trainee

The Philharmonia Orchestra's Arts Management Training Programme offers a unique opportunity to gain inside-track experience in this highly competitive field, within one of the world's premier arts organisations. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about music and the performing arts, and committed to making a career in arts management and administration. The Philharmonia Orchestra's Development Department raises £1.5 - £2m per year from individuals, businesses, trusts & foundations and special events in order to help the Orchestra fulfil its artistic ambitions. As part of the Development Department you will have the unique opportunity to learn about all aspects of fundraising.

To apply for this traineeship, please send your CV and cover letter to Catherine Thomson, Development Coordinator.

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 7 May or Thursday 8 May and the traineeship will begin in late May / early June 2014. For further information, please call Catherine on 020 7921 3951.

Closing date: 02 May 2014, 17:00

Contact: Catherine Thomson (

Download: Development Department Trainee.pdf

Orchestral Librarianship Trainee

The Philharmonia is offering a traineeship within its Music Library. This is an invaluable opportunity to gain insight and experience working with one of the most succesful and busiest Orchestras in the country.

Orchestral Librarianship is a varied and specialised career path. It requires high levels of musical knowledge and organisational skills. You will have the opportunity to work alongside some of the world’s most respected conductors and soloists, and will have a daily relationship with the Philharmonia Orchestra’s players and Concerts Department staff.

Hours: Full-time including some evenings and weekends
Interviews will be held on 27th or 28th May
The traineeship will last 6 months.

Placements are voluntary and unpaid, although travel expenses (maximum equivalent of monthly travelcard, London zones 1 - 6, per month, during each Trainee placement) and a lunch allowance are available.

To apply please send your CV and Covering Letter to Tim Cotter, Librarian

Closing date: 21 May 2014, 17:00

Contact: Tim Cotter (

Download: Trainee Job Description.pdf