Job & Career Opportunities
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Director of Community and Education
Location: London
Salary: £45-£50,000 DOE
Deadline: 18 January 2021
The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra seeks to appoint a Director of Community and Education for a fixed term starting in late February 2021, to cover the maternity leave of the current Director

This is a fixed-term maternity cover position with a minimum duration of six months and maximum of twelve months.

The role is responsible for the operational and strategic planning of the year-round RPO Resound programme acting as the overall producer and manager, and leading on fundraising and securing sufficient income to support the full programme of activities. It oversees the Project Managers in the delivery of a high-quality programme of creative activities that respond to the specific needs of the communities it serves and imaginatively connects participatory community and education work to the Orchestra’s concerts and residencies.


We are looking for a person who has:

  • A proven track record of leading and delivering an innovative and wide-ranging
    participatory arts/culture programme
  • Substantial experience of project managing, planning and producing community or
    educational activities, including large-scale events
  • Experience of working in a position of responsibility with children and young people and of working in other participatory settings including disability, older people, community and health
  • Experience of fundraising, writing applications and generating income to cover project costs


Renumeration for this role is between £45,000 - £50,000 depending on experience.

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