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6 months minimum contract (12 months maximum)
The Philharmonia Orchestra is seeking a Director of Education (Maternity Cover) to lead and develop the Philharmonia Orchestra’s Education Strategy in collaboration with the Managing Director and other Senior Management colleagues, building upon its success and keeping it at the heart of the company’s core purpose.
The successful candidate will have at least 3 years’ relevant experience, including managerial and budgetary experience. The postholder will be a creative and strategic thinker who can work collaboratively across the breadth of the company and with external partners. Willingness to travel extensively within the UK and to work unsocial hours, including evenings and weekends, is essential.
Closing date: 15 May 2017, 17:30
Contact: Fiona Martin ([email protected])
Traineeships Currently Available
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 [email protected].
Interviews to be held on Thursday 18 May at the Philharmonia office, 6 Chancel Street, London SE1 0UX.
Length of traineeship: 3 months.
You will be required to complete a DBS check for this position.
Closing date: 10 May 2017, 17:00
Contact: Catherine Bullough ([email protected])
Download: Education Department Trainee 201704.pdf