Take a look below for our current player and administration job vacancies.

Player Vacancies

There are currently no player vacancies.

Administration Vacancies

Orchestra Driver

The Philharmonia Orchestra is seeking to recruit an Orchestra Driver to drive the Orchestra’s instrument lorry within the UK and internationally. The successful candidate will hold a clean Category C licence and will have extensive driving experience, both in the UK and overseas. This is a full-time position, based in London, involving travel within the UK and overseas.

The Orchestra Driver reports to, and is line-managed by, the Stage/Transport Manager. The postholder is a member of the Concerts Department.

To apply, please email your CV and covering letter to Steve Brown, Stage/Transport Manager:

Closing date: 31 May 2016, 18:00

Contact: Steve Brown (

Download: Orchestra Driver Job Description May 2016.pdf

Traineeships Currently Available

Education Department Trainee

The Philharmonia Orchestra is offering a three month traineeship in its award-winning Education Department. This is an invaluable opportunity to gain insight into the workings of one of the world's busiest orchestras. The successful candidate will possess impeccable organisational skills, the ability to work to tight deadlines and an enthusiasm for engaging all different kinds of audiences with classical music.

Hours: 9.30am - 5.30pm, 5 days per week, with additional evenings and weekends as required. The traineeship is 3 months in duration and voluntary and unpaid, although travel expenses (maximum equivalent of monthly travel card, London zones 1 - 6, per month, during each Trainee placement) and a lunch allowance are available.

Please apply by sending a CV and covering letter addressed to Alexandra Brierley, Director of Education, outlining your experience to date and why you would like to be considered for this role by email only to Catherine Bullough, Education Assistant at

Interviews to be held on Wednesday 22 June 2016 at the Philharmonia office, 6 Chancel Street, London SE1 0UX.

Length of traineeship: 1 July-1 October 2016

You will be required to complete a DBS check for this position.  

Closing date: 10 June 2016, 17:00

Contact: Catherine Bullough (

Download: Education Department Trainee 201605.pdf