Communications Manager and Projects Coordinator

Thank you for your interest in joining The English Concert. The Communications Manager and Projects Coordinator post is a new role that will make a crucial contribution to our work as we enter a significant expansion phase and embark on a very ambitious digital project. We hope it will be an excellent opportunity for you in your career.

The English Concert is recognised as one of the world’s great chamber orchestras and has been at the forefront of period instrument performance for almost 50 years. We are working to build an exciting future for the orchestra to ensure we can continue to share exceptional musical experiences with audiences across the globe.

We are looking for a talented candidate with a creative disposition to help us bring audiences, both live and online, and our musicians together, manage our communications, particularly in the digital sphere, and assist in the delivery our increasing activity both in the UK and internationally. We have already doubled the number of live performances from pre-pandemic and just embarked on our new landmark digital project, Handel for All. As part of a small and close-knit team, you will be fully embedded in the organisation’s operations and work closely with the Chief Executive and Orchestra Manager, as well as our various partners in the UK and internationally.

If you are very well organised with keen attention to detail, have a passion for music, possess excellent communication skills and an ability to work effectively with a range of people, managing manage multiple projects at once, we would love to hear from you.

Alfonso Leal del Ojo
Chief Executive

The Communications Manager and Projects Coordinator will work with the Chief Executive to craft compelling and creative marketing campaigns that bring our audience and musicians together. The successful candidate will increase the reach and engagement of our live performances and digital work. They will also need to coordinate the production and delivery of our digital assets across a range of social and online platforms, help with the coordination of recording projects, and support the orchestra manager with any other necessary performance project needs.

Closing date for applications is Midnight 30th of November, 2022

  • Advertise w/c 7th November
  • Closing date 30th November
  • Shortlist and invite candidates w/c 5th December
  • Final panel interviews 12th & 14th December

Any questions?

The Job Pack on this page should answer most of your questions. If you still have questions about this role, feel free to email Alfonso Leal del Ojo (Chief Executive)