Jobs

Sing Up | Bloomsbury House, Great Russell Street, London, United Kingdom

2018-01-19

To apply, please send in your CV with a covering letter to support@singup.org explaining your suitability for the role and demonstrating how your skills and experience match the job specification.

Please note that the successful applicant for this post may require a Disclosure Check – Enhanced Level with the Criminal Records Bureau. This is due to the fact that the post has access to children. Further information is available from www.disclosure.gov.uk.

Sing Up is an award-winning not-for-profit organisation providing the complete singing solution for schools, through resources, training and personalised support.

With over eight years’ experience at the forefront of music education, Sing Up’s cross-curricular tools and support put singing at the heart of school life, building the benefits of singing into teaching throughout the whole school day.

£19,900 per annum

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Sing Up is looking for a proactive, creative and collaborative team player with great communication skills and commitment to providing exceptional customer service.

You will be part of a friendly team in a busy digital music education business where teamwork and creative collaboration are the order of the day.

You will have a key role in supporting customers on the phone, by email, and in supporting the wider staff team across the business. This role will give you an unparalleled opportunity to develop new skills and learn about different aspects of operations within a small business.

Ideally, the successful candidate will also have some design skills and be able to create on-brand digital and print materials (using Adobe Creative Suite or similar). You will also be required to prepare regular customer service reports for the management team.

20 January 2018

Creative Industries Federation | 22 Endell St, London WC2H 9AD, United Kingdom

2018-02-02

The deadline for applications is 6pm on Friday 2nd February.

To apply, please submit a CV and covering letter of between 400 and 800 words addressing why you would like this post and why you are perfect for this role.

Please accompany your application with an example of your written work - preferably a briefing note prepared for a politician or similar external stakeholder.

The Creative Industries Federation values diversity and promotes equality. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.

Interviews will take place in the week commencing February 5th. We are looking to appoint as soon as possible.

All applications and any queries should be addressed directly to Avi Josephs, Head of Finance & Operations at recruitment@creativeindustriesfederation.com

The Creative Industries Federation is the national organisation for the UK’s creative industries, cultural education and arts, providing an authoritative voice in a way never done before.

We are entirely independent. Our revenues - and our strength - come from more than 1,000 companies, organisations, institutions and individual practitioners, working in every part of the creative industries - commercial and publicly-supported - as well as in the education system that supports them all. We work with our members in towns, cities and the rural economy, nationwide.

Salary

£33,000-£35,000, dependent on experience. This role is full-time, based in a central London office, and with a requirement for some travel and evening work.

 

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The Creative Industries Federation seeks a key player for its public affairs team.

Ours is a fast-paced and innovative sector. You will be at the forefront of the Federation’s engagement with politicians and government and help deliver our advocacy and policy programme. In 2018, this will include a national campaign to inspire young people to pursue a creative career.

You will also play a central role in the Federation’s engagement with members, seeking new evidence, voices, and stories from the UK’s world-leading creative businesses.

This is a unique opportunity to join a talented and highly effective policy, research, and public affairs team, which has already achieved significant impact on public policy.

Role responsibilities:

  • Supporting the development and delivery of the Federation’s advocacy priorities, across all areas of public policy
  • Producing accessible and highly effective briefing notes for senior officials, politicians, and the Federation’s senior team
  • Managing the Federation’s relationships with politicians and government
  • Monitoring policy announcements and Parliamentary activity
  • Leading the Federation’s communications and engagement with Parliament, including being across committees, Westminster Hall debates, and Parliamentary Questions
  • Responding to government and Parliamentary consultations
  • Delivering presentations and briefings to members and external stakeholders

Desired skills and experience:

  • Delivering campaigns and public affairs activities
  • Strong written skills. Must be able to produce briefing notes and explain complex policies in an accessible and effective way
  • Diplomatic and speaking skills
  • Strong organisational skills
  • An excellent understanding of Parliament, Whitehall, devolved governments, and politics in general
  • Knowledge of the creative industries

 

20 January 2018

Yamaha Music UK | United Kingdom

If you feel you fit the required criteria, please apply in writing by e-mailing your comprehensive CV demonstrating your suitability and covering letter to:

Lauren Bynoe
E-Mail: Recruitment-uk@music.yamaha.com

Yamaha's history began when its founder, Torakusu Yamaha, repaired a broken reed organ in 1887. Shortly thereafter, he successfully completed the first reed organ to be built in Japan.

Since then, Yamaha has continued to produce high-quality products by blending traditional craftsmanship with advanced digital technology. The quality of sound produced by a Yamaha musical instrument reflects the long years of accumulated technical expertise and the skilled craftsmanship of the Company.

With our unique expertise and sensibilities, gained from our devotion to sound and music, the Group is committed to creating excitement and cultural inspiration together with people around the world.

In return, the successful candidate will receive a competitive salary, company car and the usual company benefits.

 

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Yamaha is currently seeking two motivated sales professionals to join its AV & Hi-Fi team, a Division within Yamaha Music UK Branch.

Reporting to the AV Sales & Marketing Director, the successful applicant will be responsible for the sales and business development of our AV Product portfolio, focusing on existing accounts whilst developing new distribution opportunities. The successful individual will be expected to utilise resources in order to achieve set sales targets and long-term objectives.

To be considered for this role, you must have a relevant sales background together with an up-to-date and comprehensive knowledge of the AV and Hi-Fi market along with a high level of product knowledge.

We currently have two Sales Representative roles available. One sales territory covers Central England, South Wales and the M4/M5 corridor, therefore being located within easy access of this area would be ideal. The remaining sales territory available covers the North of England and therefore being located within easy access of the M62 would be ideal. A flexible attitude is recommended and full driving licence essential.

You must be able to communicate effectively at all levels in a confident and knowledgeable manner whilst being able to deliver concise business strategies. You should also be computer literate and have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and PowerPoint.

In return, the successful candidate will receive a competitive salary, company car and the usual company benefits.

20 January 2018

Music Education UK

University of York | Campus Central, Harewood Way, Heslington, United Kingdom

2018-01-16

Interviews will take place on 12 or 13 February 2018 (to be confirmed).

The University of York is one of the most successful universities in the UK.

With world-class activity across the spectrum from the physical sciences, life sciences and social sciences to the humanities, it has been recognised as one of the top 100 universities in the world, gaining outstanding results in official assessments of its research and teaching.

£38,832-£47,722 a year

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The University of York is looking for a capable leader who will work in a new discipline area at the intersection of entrepreneurial practice, culture management, music education and community work.

You will need to be familiar with relevant theory and practice within relevant discipline areas including domains such as culture Management, start-ups and partnerships in addition to the musical issues surrounding social enterprise, collaborative practice, education and outreach provision. The department already has significant strength in the areas of Community Music and Music Education and we are looking to complement this provision with an outward-facing, innovative new course of international relevance.

Your essential skills, experience and qualifications for this role will include:

  • a PhD in Music, Music Education, Music or Culture Management
  • specialist subject knowledge in Music Enterprise, Education and Culture Management
  • experience of leading and designing both Masters and Undergraduate level courses
  • evidence of a strong track record in research

The role includes teaching, research and administration elements:

  • You will design, develop and deliver teaching for MA and undergraduate programmes and modules.
  • Initially, you will develop and deliver a new Masters level course through which we wish to proactively help musicians be equipped for the challenges of working in a fast-changing, 21st-century climate.
  • You will develop research objectives, projects and proposals, carry out research and contribute to the production of research outputs and outcomes.
  • You will also be expected to supervise and examine research students. In addition, you will effectively undertake a range of administrative and managerial responsibilities.

20 January 2018

Music Education UK

Music Therapy International | The Oval, London, United Kingdom

2018-01-22

Please send your CV, details of two referees and a covering letter to alexiaquin@musicastherapy.org.

Interviews will begin Tuesday 30 January 2018. Start date for the position is February 2018.

Music As Therapy International aims to make the unique and life-enhancing benefits of music available to as many vulnerable, marginalised people as possible.

Our approach has been developed over twenty years of working internationally, beginning in Romania and expanding to reach multiple countries in four continents. 

Drawing on the core principles of music therapy, our projects provide training to staff working in schools, care centres and residential homes. Our accessible approach equips us with new ways of working with vulnerable people in our care on a day-to-day basis, using simple music therapy techniques.

 £20,800 pro rata (32 hours per week, 4 days).

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The Team Assistant will work across the whole charity team, providing support with the charity’s administration, project co-ordination, fundraising, marketing and research at both an organisational level and in relation to specific projects.

They will work closely with the Director, the Administrator and Compliance Officer, the UK and International Programme Manager, the Fundraiser and may also have the opportunity to work with volunteers. 

20 January 2018

Music Education UK

Help Musicians UK | 7-11 Britannia Street, London, United Kingdom

To see the full job description, please click here.

To apply for this position, please send your CV to anton@nextemployment.co.uk or for an initial conversation, please call Anton on +44 (0)7749 858597.

HMUK is the leading independent charity for musicians. Providing help, support and opportunities to empower musicians at all stages of their lives.

£40-45k annually

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Help Musicians UK (HMUK) is hiring a Fundraising Partnerships Manager. 

Description:

  • Primary responsibility for generating income from profit-making organisations
  • To establish and deliver a programme for engaging and cultivating strategic partners from the commercial sector
  • To oversee the work of the Trusts & Foundations Officer, supporting the delivery of the trust fundraising strategy and income
  • Line management of three staff members

To apply for this role, you will require the following:

  • Extensive experience within corporate fundraising
  • A track record of developing partnerships worth five figures or more
  • Experience of implementing and managing a partnership programme or scheme
  • Experience of working with a variety of corporate partners from different sectors
  • Experience of successfully working towards an agreed financial target

20 January 2018

Music Education UK

Help Musicians UK | 7-11 Britannia Street, London, United Kingdom

2018-01-22

To see the full job description, please click here and apply by sending the following:

  • CV
  • A covering letter which includes a personal statement addressing the role profile requirements and person specification – two sides of A4 maximum.

HMUK is the leading independent charity for musicians. Providing help, support and opportunities to empower musicians at all stages of their lives.

£27-32k annually 

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Help Musicians UK (HMUK) is hiring a Personal Assistant to Three Directors.

Description:

  • Provide confidential PA support to the Directors of Finance, Creative Programme and Health and Welfare as required on a range of tasks and support Directorate governance for the charity
  • Process expenses
  • Attend formal Director meetings and take notes where required
  • Organise external meetings where requested

To apply for this role, you will require the following:

  • Previous experience of working as a PA at director level
  • Able to review and develop effective administrative systems
  • Highly developed planning and organisation skills
  • A confidential approach to work and professional at all times
  • Team player with positive attitude

All enquiries and applications should be made to recruitment@helpmusicians.org.uk

20 January 2018

Music Education UK

Help Musicians UK | 7-11 Britannia Street, London, United Kingdom

2018-01-17

To see the full job description, please click here and apply by sending the following:

  • CV
  • A covering letter which includes a personal statement addressing the role profile requirements and person specification - two sides of A4 maximum.

HMUK is the leading independent charity for musicians. Providing help, support and opportunities to empower musicians at all stages of their lives.

£27-32k annually 

 

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Help Musicians UK (HMUK) is hiring a Secretariat Officer.

Description:

  • To provide a confidential Executive Secretariat and Administration function ensuring an excellent charity governance ethos at an officer level
  • To provide a full secretariat function for the Board, Advisory Boards and related committees
  • To provide secretariat and governance support to the set-up and initiation of the new outreach regions of HMNI, HMScot, HMCymru, HMNorth and HMIreland including the requisite chapters and fundraising committees

To apply for this role, you will require the following:

  • Previous experience in taking initiative and providing supportive leadership to the governance and compliance administration in a charity
  • Previous experience of working as a PA in busy, creative environment
  • Provides guidance and shares knowledge with colleagues relating own specialism
  • Able to demonstrate high-quality customer service in all that is done

All enquiries and applications should be made to recruitment@helpmusicians.org.uk

20 January 2018

CAMUS band

Corps of Army Music (CAMUS) | Kneller Hall, Kneller Road, Twickenham TW2 7DU, United Kingdom

To find out more and to apply, please click the link here

London

The Corps of Army Music (CAMUS) employs more than 650 musicians in bands that cover almost every genre.

You’ll join an elite group of world-class musicians who will become much more than just your bandmates. They’ll become your Army family.

£Competitive.

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Job Description

Join the Army as a musician and you could find yourself at the heart of Britain’s most famous events and occasions, like Trooping the Colour or the State Opening of Parliament.

You’ll perform on some of the world’s greatest stages for soldiers, the public and VIPs. It’s a great opportunity to get paid to play music, develop a stable career and work alongside not only the Army, but other services too. You’ll need to pass an audition as well as the usual medical and fitness tests, but if you’re successful you could be in line for a joining bonus of between £4,000 and £10,000. Once you’ve joined, you can gain civilian recognised qualifications in performance, conducting and more.

After training you’ll join one of our many bands. You could be performing anything from musical spectaculars in iconic venues to marches with troops returning from operational tours. Our bands have many different styles, including full-time rock and pop groups, brass bands, symphonic wind bands, marching bands and a string orchestra. You could even train to become a musician on horseback.

Required Skills/Experience

In the Army you’ll be expected to play music to a very high standard, often under pressure. That means working together with your fellow musicians to make sure you all perform well. You’ll learn to play in different styles with different groups for different occasions, expanding your musical knowledge while becoming highly adaptable.

Contract duration

This is a permanent contract.

 


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20 January 2018

Yamaha UK | Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

Please apply in writing with your CV and covering letter to Lauren Bynoe, Yamaha Human Resources, at Recruitment-UK@music.yamaha.com.

South-East England

With their unique expertise and sensibilities, gained from their devotion to sound and music, Yamaha is committed to creating excitement and cultural inspiration with people around the world.

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Yamaha is looking to expand their Classic Division team with an EKB product specialist.

Yamaha is seeking a truly remarkable individual to help promote Yamaha digital pianos and keyboards in the UK, including the Clavinova range, the world’s most popular digital piano brand, and our pioneering AvantGrand hybrid instruments.

Responsibilities will include supporting, training and inspiring our staff, dealers and consumers to better understand the unique attributes of our digital instrument portfolio.

The successful candidate will be the face of Yamaha at key trade shows and events while coordinating our demonstrator team and developing our artist roster.

You will play a key role in devising and implementing a wide range of promotional activities and helping build Yamaha’s future marketing strategy.

Yamaha is looking for a candidate that is results-driven, an inspired motivator and musician with a passion for black and white keys and people. Their award-winning instrument portfolio requires someone with the ability to communicate a deep knowledge and understanding of their products while being able to excite music and keyboard lovers.

The role is based from the Yamaha UK office in Milton Keynes.

The successful candidate will receive a competitive salary and the usual company benefits.

20 January 2018

Music Education UK

Leicester-Shire Music and Cultural Trust | Leicestershire, United Kingdom

If you are interested in joining this pool, please send an up-to-date CV with the name of two referees, together with a statement of no more than 200 words describing what you are able to offer.

Candidates who are not already LSMS Associate Teachers will be interviewed and appointments to the pool will be dependent on the relevant checking processes.

Expressions of interest should be sent to leicsmct@gmail.com and it is intended that interviews will take place at mutually convenient times.

The Leicester-Shire Music and Cultural Trust is a registered Charity (Registered Charity Number 1163682) set up towards the end of 2015 to work alongside Leicester-Shire Schools Music Service (LSMS) and the Leicester-Shire Music Education Hub (LMEH). 

Contracts for services for successful applicants will be available and the teaching and coaching rate will be around £30 per hour all inclusive.

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The Leicester-Shire Music and Cultural Trust is looking to develop a pool of self-employed music tutors who would be available to be called upon as and when opportunities for work arise.

The work could include covering for absent staff, engagement in specific short- and long-term partnership projects, coaching of ensembles on an occasional or regular basis or teaching groups and individuals within targeted projects.

However, all applicants must have experience of teaching a class/group of students – in line with the Whole Class Ensemble Teaching (WCET projects).

They are particularly looking for specialist Music Teachers and instructors on the following instruments:

  • Brass
  • Djembe
  • Guitar (Acoustic)
  • Percussion (including Samba not drum kit)
  • Strings
  • Ukulele
  • Woodwind

20 January 2018

Future DJs

Future DJs | Manchester, United Kingdom

Please fill out the application form on the Future DJs website.

North-West England

We are an education-focussed agency offering fully DBS-screened, highly qualified DJ & music production tutors to Key Stage 3 & 4 students.

In line with the new AQA GCSE specifications which allow the use of DJ equipment in performances and ensembles, students can take advantage of our programme of study on a weekly peripatetic basis, learning industry standard skills in both DJing and music production.

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We are always looking for professional DJs to come on board as FutureDJs tutors.

If you are successful in joining the team, you will enjoy the opportunity to work in schools local to you with flexible hours and a fantastic rate of pay. All of the schools offering our services to their pupils have been equipped with the latest Pioneer DJ equipment.

Please fill out the application form on our website if you would like to inspire the next generation in your area, building their confidence whilst they acquire new skills.

20 January 2018

Hertfordshire Music Service

East of England

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Hertfordshire Music Service, Lead Partner of Hertfordshire Music Hub, welcomes enquiries from teachers who would like to work for us. 

When no specific posts are advertised, please contact us using the details below. Interest in, and experience of, delivering Whole Class tuition is particularly valuable, as is experience of working with SEND pupils.

Contact email: musichr@hertfordshire.gov.uk.

20 January 2018