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Assistant Orchestra Manager

Career stage: Mid-Level

About the role of Assistant Orchestra Manager at The Glasshouse

Reporting to the Orchestra Manager, the Assistant Orchestra Manager is a member of the orchestral management team and part of the wider Classical Team at The Glasshouse International Centre for Music.

You will support the Orchestra Manager and the Stage and Transport Co-ordinator with the administration, logistics and stage management requirements for all Royal Northern Sinfonia (RNS) activity both at The Glasshouse International Centre for Music and at external venues.

The post is based at The Glasshouse ICM but you will be required to work at external venues both within the UK and abroad.

Your duties will be based around the orchestra’s schedule with variable working hours including evenings and weekends.  The orchestra schedule is normally confirmed a minimum of 4 weeks in advance.

Whilst a knowledge of Classical music is desirable, we are looking for someone with a can-do attitude and a willingness to learn on the job.  You must hold a clean UK Driver’s Licence.

If you would like to discuss the position, we would love to hear from you. Please contact the Orchestra Manager, Tom Hickman on

This post is offered on a 40 hour per week contract and will require extremely variable hours, which are determined by the orchestra schedule.  Further details on this can be given if required.

The Glasshouse International Centre for Music

Administration, Management, Orchestra, Venue
Flexible, North East
£23,659 p.a
Apply by
Wed 24 Apr, 2024

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