Concert Manager

Concert Manager
Employer: Bach to Baby
Salary: During training £9p/h
Location: London

Job Specification

Bach to Baby, the critically acclaimed concert series for families, is looking for a concert manager with excellent presentation and organisation skills. If you are enthusiastic and love working with people we want to hear from you! Classical music/Drama/ Arts graduate background with an ability to sing preferable.

This is an ideal position for a music/drama/arts graduate, especially a singer who is looking to develop skills in concert management with an innovative and ground-breaking series. Full training will be provided at concerts during August and September 2018.

Duties

Being the public face of Bach to Baby, representing the brand.
Looking after the needs of the audience, artists, venues, and Bach to Baby team members at a concert.
Preparation of venue prior to concert, including putting up posters and sound/lighting check.
Assisting concert attendees, which includes ticketing, giving directions, and serving light refreshments.
Introducing the artists, and leading the singing of nursery rhymes at the end of concert.
After concert: assisting in returning the venue to the state in which we found it.

Requirements

Essential
Reliable
Friendly and sensitive to the needs of audience members
Confident presenter with experience of dealing with the public
Good interpersonal skills to develop and maintain effective working relationships
Adaptable and ready to embrace the entrepreneurial spirit of the company
Classical music/Arts graduate background

Desirable
Good singing voice
South or West London based

Location
This role is preferably for a South or West London based individual however venues are spread across London so candidates will need to be prepared to travel further afield sometimes. All venues are easily accessible by public transport.

Flexibility
This is a small company that cherishes hardworking entrepreneurship. Certain duties and responsibilities are difficult to define and may vary from time to time, sometimes overlapping in areas with other members of a close-knit team. Flexibility is required in order to have the freedom to think outside the box, explore, develop and learn the various areas in concert management.

Start date
Immediately.

Working hours
Weekday morning concerts: 9.30am-12.00pm
Weekday afternoon concerts: typically 3.00pm-5.30pm
Saturday morning concerts 10.00am - 12.30pm
Hours may vary from month to month according to business requirements, however candidates need to be able to commit to at least 10 concerts per month. Fridays and Saturdays are our busiest concert days so availability for both mornings is essential.

Hourly rate
Self-employed contract. £9/hour during training period. Higher rate paid at per concert basis in full concert manager role.
Application
Email dreamteam@bachtobaby.com for consideration with the following:

Email subject - South and West London Concert Manager position
CV detailing education and relevant experience (max 2 pages)
Cover letter explaining why you'd like to work for Bach to Baby and what you'll bring to our Dream Team.
Application Closing Date:Applications are on a rolling basis and with immediate start. Following an interview, successful applicants will be invited to attend a concert trial.

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