YPIA Opportunities

YPIA Opportunities

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Concerts and Box Office Co-ordinator, The Sixteen

Deadline: Tuesday 10 August

How Long: Full time. A flexible working approach is required for this role with concerts taking place at weekends and during the evenings. Time in lieu is given as much as possible.

Compensation: £22k-£23k per annum, depending on experience

After 42 years of worldwide performance and recording, The Sixteen is recognised as one of the world’s greatest ensembles, comprising both choir and period-instrument orchestra. At home in the UK, The Sixteen are “The Voices of Classic FM” and Associate Artists of Kings Place, London as well as having an ongoing Artist Residency at Wigmore Hall. The group promotes the Choral Pilgrimage, an annual tour of the UK’s finest cathedrals, which aims to bring music back to the buildings for which it was written. The Sixteen featured in the highly successful BBC television series, Sacred Music, presented by actor Simon Russell Beale. For more information on The Sixteen, Harry Christophers and our record label CORO, please visit www.thesixteen.com.

Outline of Key Responsibilities:

The Concerts and Box office Co-ordinator manages The Sixteen’s in-house box office system and is responsible for assisting the Concerts & Artistic Planning Manager with all artistic and logistical arrangements for The Sixteen’s concerts, tours and recordings, including concert management.

A flexible working approach is required for this role with concerts taking place at weekends and during the evenings. Time in lieu is given as much as possible.

The Concerts and Box Office Co-ordinator will be supervised by and report to the Concerts & Artistic Planning Manager

A full driving licence is essential; foreign languages would be useful.

The Sixteen is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

This is a full-time role based primarily at the London office at Quadrant House, 10 Fleet Street, London EC4Y 1AU. Official office hours are 10am to 6pm. There is also flexibility for some home-working.

It is anticipated that the split between roles will be approximately 80% Concerts Co-ordinator, 20% Box Office Co-ordinator.

Contributory pension scheme in operation

25 days holiday per year

Interviews w/c 16 August


Development Manager, The Mozartists

Deadline: 10am on 9 August 2021

How Long: Full time

Compensation: Salary competitive and commensurate with experience.


To formulate and implement an effective fundraising strategy, maximising income and promoting awareness of The Mozartists. 

The Development Manager will: • Work with the Chief Executive and other members of the Senior Team to devise, develop and implement an effective Fundraising Strategy; • Bring in increased voluntary income by identifying new income streams and opportunities to build revenue and profile for the organisation; • As a senior member of the management team, promote a positive organisation-wide fundraising culture, and help to develop its corporate strategy. 

Key components of the role: • Implementing and developing effective fundraising strategies for The Mozartists, managing the development and implementation of individual fundraising strategies for donor development, trusts, corporate partners; • Setting and monitoring fundraising targets, and maintaining development budgets; • Building and maintaining relationships with supporters and partners; • Playing an active role in communications planning; • Writing trust applications, reports and other materials; • Developing the corporate image of The Mozartists and ensuring it is presented in the most effective and professional way, leading on the creation of fundraising materials and related content; • Working with the Finance Manager to ensure that the company complies with the latest charity legislation, financial rules and GDPR regulations; • Supervising the provision of back-up help by staff and volunteers if applicable; • Representing the organisation through hospitality and public speaking, if required, at meetings, conferences, exhibitions, receptions, events etc; • Ensuring the smooth running of the ‘front of house’ components of public and private events.


Guest Writer, YPIA Blog

Deadline: Ongoing

How Long: For a one-off piece or a series of contributions, up to you.

Compensation: We're all volunteers at YPIA.

Have you seen the YPIA Blog? We want to make our posts as relevant to you as possible and how could we do that better than by asking you to contribute? So, if you would be interested in becoming a guest writer for YPIA (whether for a one-off article or a whole series), just get in touch with Rebecca Johns at rebeccaj@ypia.co.uk.

The blog generally covers topics such as the challenges young people face when starting out in the arts, tips for how to improve your career, summaries of our events, reviews of other relevant events, resources or websites, and stories of fellow arts professionals who've shown initiative to improve access into the arts sector for young people. We're very open to other suggestions though, so do feel free to get in touch with Rebecca and pitch your idea. 

There's no deadline for this opportunity, we accept new contributions on a rolling basis.

To advertise your job here please email us at info@ypia.co.uk