At the Royal Academy of Music you will be working among talented and enthusiastic people in a fast-moving yet friendly environment.

We offer attractive career prospects as well as competitive benefits to those who join us. The Academy undertakes comprehensive pre-employment checks for all employees, including:

  • documents confirming the right to work in the UK
  • qualification certificates
  • employment and academic references

For certain posts we also undertake DBS and financial checks. Details of the checks to be undertaken for each post will be provided during the interview process.

Please note, it is a condition of employment that all one-to-one teaching is conducted at the Academy.

The Academy is committed to equality and diversity in employment and all our activities. We ensure that the successful candidate is selected on the basis of their relevant merits and that people are given equal opportunities in the Academy. See also

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Current Vacancies

Departmental Intern (Vocal, Opera, Jazz, Composition, Historical Performance)

Core hours: 26 hours over 4 days per week, Tuesday to Friday
Salary: £8.80 per hour (London Living Wage)

Are you looking to gain valuable experience in arts administration within a music/higher education environment?

The Royal Academy of Music, the UK’s senior music conservatoire, has a vacancy for an internship (6 months, term time only) in two of our exciting and innovative departments, with effect from October 2014. Core hours will be 4 days per week, Tuesday to Friday.

You will work with key staff in all areas of the departments’ operations, including assisting with the organisation of concerts, projects and events as well as ensuring the smooth delivery of departmental activities. In addition you’ll play a key role in dealing with enquiries from staff, students and the general public and providing general administrative support.

You will have a good academic track record and good general IT skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, an exceptional eye-for-detail in the editing and publishing of printed documents, a confident, friendly nature and an enthusiasm to contribute to our busy teams are also essential. Musical knowledge and an interest in music would be highly desirable.

This is a professional development opportunity and is paid at £8.80 per hour. There will also be opportunities to attend the Academy’s free public concerts and events during term time

Please send a fully completed Academy application form, including in your personal statement why you are interested in the internship and what you hope to achieve if selected, by 10am on Friday 3 October 2014 to: Isobel Palmer, Human Resources Department, Royal Academy of Music, Marylebone Road, London NW1 5HT, or via email to

Successful candidates will be contacted and invited to attend an informal interview during the week commencing 13 October 2014.

The Academy values diversity and we welcome your application.

Closing date: October 3, 2014
Interview date: October 13, 2014