The Faculty of Music at the University of Cambridge is seeking to appoint an Assistant Concert Hall Manager for West Road Concert Hall, a 500-seat performance space famed for its superb acoustic qualities and integral to the Faculty. Hosting approximately 250 events each year including concerts, conferences, talks, opera, dance, comedy, and recordings, this is an excellent opportunity for those looking for the next step in an arts administration career.
The role holder will support the Concert Hall Manager, providing administrative support, acting as the first point of contact for all users of the hall, contracting with clients (generating turnover of approximately £500k) and supporting their events during the booking process.
At the heart of a vast network of musical study, research and practice, the Faculty of Music is home to 21 academic and research staff, 20 affiliated lecturers and 14 support staff who work with around 200 undergraduates and 75 postgraduate students. As a world-leading centre of research the Faculty includes specialists in medieval and renaissance music, early modern music, nineteenth-century music, opera, popular music, ethnomusicology, performance studies, composition, and scientific approaches to music. Faculty facilities also include a specialist music library, a purpose-built studio and music computing facilities, as well as an impressive collection of historical instruments and a Javanese gamelan.
The successful candidate will have excellent organisational and communication skills along with enthusiasm and a willingness to learn.
Further information is available online regarding both the Concert Hall (www. westroad.org) and the Faculty of Music (www. mus.cam.ac.uk).
Informal enquiries are welcomed and should be directed to the Concert Hall Manager, Anthony Brice at [email protected]
If you have any queries regarding the application process please contact The School HR Team at [email protected]
The closing date for applications is midnight (GMT) on Thursday 23 November 2023. Interviews will take place on Monday 4, Tuesday 5, and/or Wednesday 6 December.
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Please quote reference GT39133 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
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Faculty of Music, CambridgeSalary
31 October 2023Closing date
23 November 2023