Head of Artistic Planning

  • Full Time Job
  • Edinburgh
  • Applications have closed
  • Full Time Job
  • Edinburgh
  • Applications have closed.

Website Dunedin Consort

We are looking to recruit an ambitious, highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join Dunedin Consort as its Head of Artistic Planning on a full-time basis. Due to the nature of our work, candidates will be expected to work some evenings and weekends, and to travel internationally as required by our touring schedule.

Based primarily at the Dunedin Consort office in central Edinburgh — with scope for part-time remote working — you will oversee the production of the Dunedin Consort’s annual programme of concerts, events and recordings, providing a supporting role to the Chief Executive and the Music Director. The ideal candidate will have 3 years’ experience of working in an arts environment, preferably the performing arts, as well as a passion for classical music. The position would suit someone currently working in arts administration with experience in project planning and strategic development. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate an ability to coordinate complex projects, have an exceptional eye for detail, and be adept at forming strong professional relationships.

Dunedin Consort is a small but ambitious and dynamic team with strong plans for the future, where every individual plays a significant part in shaping our work. We work collaboratively and supportively across all our output. You will therefore find yourself well supported by the rest of the team as you take the lead in project planning. Our concert and learning and participation programmes having expanded significantly in recent years, so this is an ideal post for someone who wants to help make a real difference to our trajectory as the company grows and develops.

Dunedin Consort is an Equal Opportunities employer. We will consider a range of part-time and flexible working models, including condensed hours, days working from home, or other structures to accommodate a range of personal circumstances, and to ensure equality of opportunity between those who share a relevant protected characteristic and those who do not.

Application process

Please send a copy of your C.V. to Jo Buckley, Chief Executive, at jo@dunedin-consort.org.uk, along with a covering letter explaining why you would like to work with Dunedin Consort and how you believe your skills fit the requirements of the role. Please aim for your CV to be no longer than two pages.

Pre-application conversations are welcomed. If you would like to discuss the role or the company in advance of applying, please contact Jo Buckley at jo@dunedin-consort.org.uk.

If you have any disability that prevents you from following the application process as described, please contact the office on 0131 516 3718.

Deadline for applications:  Friday 14 January 2022, 5pm
Interviews: Week beginning 24 January 2022
Start date: As soon as possible
Salary: £28,000 – £32,000 based on experience

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