YPIA Opportunities

YPIA Opportunities

Jobs and offers from the arts world


Choir & Record Label Manager, King's College Cambridge

Deadline: Tuesday 26 July

How Long: Permanent, Full-time

Compensation: £40,000 - £43,000 dependent upon experience

Choir & Record Label Manager Role Description

We are seeking to appoint to the newly created role of Choir and Record Label Manager to ensure the effective administration of the operational, logistical and commercial life of the Choir.

The successful applicant will work closely with the Director of Music, dealing with all operational matters necessary for the smooth running of the Choir and its recording label. These include day to day planning and budgetary oversight of our core activities (choral services, concerts & recordings); working closely with the Choir’s agents, Intermusica, as well as liaising with outside bodies (orchestras, promoters, broadcasters, touring partners) and maintaining strong internal relationships within the Chapel Department and the wider College and School.


Marketing Assistant, London Philharmonic Orchestra

Deadline: Monday 11 July, 10:00am

How Long: Full-time

Compensation: £22,500

Marketing Assistant Role Description

The London Philharmonic Orchestra is looking for a Marketing Assistant. This is an excellent opportunity to play an active role in promoting the Orchestra's events and other activities across the UK whilst gaining experience within the busy marketing department of the LPO. The post-holder will be involved in all aspects of marketing and profile-building campaign activities that take place during and around the concert season, and in relation to the Orchestra’s recording label releases.


Concerts & Tours Assistant, London Philharmonic Orchestra

Deadline: Monday 11 July, 10:00am

How Long: Full-time

Compensation: £22,500

Concerts and Tours Assistant Role Description

The London Philharmonic Orchestra is looking for a bright and confident team player looking to take their first steps into orchestral management. The Concerts and Tours Assistant supports the work of the Concerts Department in all areas of the LPO’s performing activities, with a particular focus on administration related to international touring. The post-holder will be expected to develop strong relationships with the Orchestra’s musicians as well as staff at the Southbank Centre and the LPO administrative team.


Fundraising Manager, House of Illustration

Deadline: Monday 4 July, Midday BST

How Long: 18-months, Full-time

Compensation: £27,000 - £30,000, depending on experience

Fundraising Manager Role Description

House of Illustration is evolving into the Quentin Blake Centre for Illustration. We are seeking a fundraiser to generate income as we transform New River Head, a historically-significant heritage site in Clerkenwell, London, into the national centre for illustration, comprising new galleries, the archive of Sir Quentin Blake, project space, learning studio, café, shop and gardens

The Fundraising Manager role is a new position and you will be joining at an exciting moment as we embark upon a major public fundraising campaign, leading up to the opening of the Quentin Blake Centre in 2024. Reporting to the Head of Fundraising and Campaigns, you’ll be supporting the securing of grants, philanthropy and other fundraising. You’ll be results-driven, a great team-player (within a great team) and true to our values of compassion, curiosity, equality, relevance and rigour.

We’re interested in hearing from you if you have a successful track record of fundraising, perhaps in an Assistant, Coordinator, Officer or similar role. Equally you may already be in a Manager role, but looking to gain more experience of capital campaign fundraising. We’re open-minded about what experience you may bring to the role. We are advertising this as a full time role but would also be happy to hear from part-timers and job-shares. We champion art that is dynamic, diverse and inclusive; we want our team to reflect that and particularly welcome applications from people with perspectives underrepresented in museums and galleries.

Our online information evening on 29 June, 6-7pm is an opportunity to meet our team, find out more about our work and ask questions about the role. If you would like to attend, please email jobs@houseofillustration.org.uk and ask us for joining details.


Promotion and Production Assistant, Schott Music, London

Deadline: Monday 4 July, 12 noon

How Long: Full-Time

Compensation: £23,000

Promotion and Production Assistant - Contemporary Music Department - Role Description

Download the Candidate Information Pack here.

Schott Music is an international music publisher, and this position is with the London office’s Contemporary Music Department, which is responsible for promoting the composers and concert works in the Schott Music catalogue.
The role of Promotion and Production Assistant is to support the Head of
Promotion and Head of Contemporary Music in the smooth running of the
department through vital promotional and administrative work.

We are looking for someone who:
- Is highly organised and detail-oriented
- Is self-motivated and feeds on a high level of independent work, but also values collaboration
- Is an excellent written and verbal communicator
- Can think creatively and problem solve
- Thrives in a small team where they’re juggling lots of different types of work and has a willingness to engage with all tasks large and small
- Is motivated to learn new systems and skills
- Loves contemporary classical music and is excited about attending concerts and events outside working hours
- And has previous experience in a similar administrative or assistant role.


Assistant Artist Manager, James Brown Management

Deadline: Friday 8 July 2022

How Long: Permanent, full-time

Compensation: £20,000 – £24,000, dependent upon experience

Assistant Artist Manager Role Description

Based in Cambridge, James Brown Management is a growing international classical music artist management company. All With a passion for classical music, we work as a close team in a supportive and friendly environment.

James Brown Management is seeking a bright, organised and confident individual responsible for carrying out servicing for instrumentalists and conductors and/or choral ensembles.

Every artist has an Artist Manager working to manage their diary and grow their career. Once the Artist Manager has agreed an engagement, it is the responsibility of the Assistant to make sure that engagement takes place without a hitch! This role is absolutely vital and carries a lot of responsibility, but with this responsibility comes huge satisfaction when a concert/tour is completed. Assistants work closely with their artists and often develop brilliant working relationships with them. If you are a classical music lover, this could be the perfect job for you!


Individual Giving Officer (Direct Marketing), The Landmark Trust

Deadline: Ongoing

How Long: Permanent, full-time

Compensation: £28,000 - £30,000

Individual Giving Officer (Direct Marketing) Role Description

We're looking for an Individual Giving Officer (Direct Marketing) to join our Development Team. This role will be responsible for implementing and managing a range of direct marketing campaigns end-to-end (both digital and offline) and for the recruitment, development and retention of single gift, regular gift, and raffle supporters.

You’ll be building on an established programme of individual giving with an active supporter base and a calendar of fundraising appeals and activities across digital and traditional channels, including direct mail, social media, and email. Your focus will be to improve the supporter journey and use data analysis, reporting and metrics to drive future strategy. This position is responsible for regular/committed givers, as well as executing an effective strategy to recruit and retain new regular givers. You’ll also seek to maximise the opportunities from digital fundraising to complement print and direct mail. 

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis, so you're encouraged to apply early.


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.

Are you keen to contribute to the YPIA Blog? We want to make our posts as relevant to you as possible, and what better way to do that than by asking you to contribute? So, if you would be interested in becoming a Guest Writer for YPIA (whether you'd like to write a one-off article, or a whole series), just get in touch with Grace Green, Director, Strategy & Communications at grace@ypia.co.uk

The blog covers topics including the challenges young people face when starting out in the arts, career tips, YPIA event summaries, event reviews, useful resources, and stories of fellow arts professionals who are doing their bit to improve access into the arts sector for young people.

We want to hear your ideas, so please feel free to get in touch with Grace to pitch your idea. 

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

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