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.

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 www.ram.ac.uk/equality.

All staff are required to adhere to the Ethics & Conduct Policy at the Academy, a full copy can be found here

Should you require any vacancy details in an alternative format for reasons of disability access, please contact us either by emailing hr@ram.ac.uk, equalities@ram.ac.uk or by telephoning 020 7873 7478.

We encourage applications from disabled candidates. You will be invited to interview if you have declared a disability on your equality monitoring form and you can demonstrate you meet the essential criteria for the job.

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Current Vacancies

Museum Internship

Paid Internship: 2 months and 1 week, 5 days per week (including Saturdays), at £8.80 per hour

Paid Internship: 2 months and 1 week, 5 days per week (including Saturdays), at £8.80 per hour

Are you looking to gain valuable experience in museums, archives and the heritage sector? Do you have strong communication skills to bring to the Museum front of house team?

The Royal Academy of Music, has a vacancy for a 2-month internship in its museums and collections department commencing in July 2014. Hours will be up to 30 per week, negotiable according to the availability of the intern, although working on Saturdays will be required.

Built to house its famous collections of instruments, objects and archives, the Museum’s galleries play host to a number of fixed and temporary exhibitions, displays and events that offer students, staff and the general public physical and virtual access to its collections.

The intern will work with key museum and collection staff in all areas of the Museum’s operations, with a particular focus on front-of-house administration.

Applicants will need a good academic track record, excellent written and verbal communication skills, a confident, friendly nature and an enthusiasm to contribute to our busy team. A Masters in museum or heritage studies (or equivalent qualification), and an interest in music would also be 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.

Download a full job description (PDF)

Application Process: 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 5pm on Monday 21st April, to Isobel Palmer, HR Advisor, Human Resources Department, Royal Academy of Music, Marylebone Road, London NW1 5HT, or via email to hr@ram.ac.uk

Successful candidates will be contacted and invited to attend an informal interview during the week commencing 12th May 2014.

The Royal Academy of Music is committed to providing equal opportunities for all.

Closing date: April 21, 2014

Health & Safety Manager

Part Time: 2 days per week
Salary: £41,624 to £48,921 pro rata inclusive per annum
Reference: 14/003

Part Time: 2 days per week 
Salary: £41,624 to £48,921 pro rata inclusive per annum
Reference: 14/003

The Royal Academy of Music is a stimulating and friendly environment with a diverse mix of students and staff from over 50 countries. Based in central London adjacent to Regent’s Park, we have been training musicians to the highest professional standards since our foundation in 1822.  Many of the world’s leading musicians and performers studied with us and we are firmly focussed on developing tomorrow’s musical leaders in a number of disciplines including classical, jazz, media and musical theatre.

We are currently looking for an experienced and competent Health & Safety Manager to join the Academy’s Estates department. You will be responsible for coordinating the actions necessary to achieve the objectives of the Academy’s Health and Safety Policy. This role will also be responsible providing advice and guidance to all staff and responding to all requests of health and safety matters.

You will be NEBOSH qualified, with up to date knowledge of legislation and with previous experience of applying compliant health and safety practice, ideally in a Higher Education institute or similar environment.  You will also have a proven track record of providing sound advice to employees of all levels and have excellent demonstrable written and oral communication skills. A confident and engaging trainer with excellent skills in training and developing others you will have experience in designing and delivering training materials.

To apply, please download the following documents:

Completed applications must be received by 10am on Tuesday 22nd April 2014.
Interviews are expected to be held on 7th May.

Enquiries or applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

The Academy values diversity and we welcome your application.

Closing date: April 22, 2014
Interview date: May 7, 2014

Postgraduate Programmes & Research Administrator

Part Time (0.5FTE): 16.25 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Salary in the Range: £20,573–£23,670 per annum (pro rata)
Reference: 14/004

Part Time (0.5FTE): 16.25 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Salary in the Range: £20,573–£23,670 per annum (pro rata)
Reference: 14/004 

The Royal Academy of Music is a stimulating and friendly environment with a diverse mix of students and staff from over 50 countries. Based in central London adjacent to Regent’s Park, we have been training musicians to the highest professional standards since our foundation in 1822. Many of the world’s leading musicians and performers studied with us and we are firmly focussed on developing tomorrow’s musical leaders in a number of disciplines including classical, jazz, media and musical theatre.

We are currently looking for a Postgraduate Programmes & Research Administrator to work within the Academic Secretariat. The role is central to the smooth running of the Academy’s Postgraduate Programmes. Working alongside a range of academic professionals at all levels of the institution, you will be the first point of contact for a variety of individuals, both internally and externally, and will need to deal with correspondence in a highly professional, personable and efficient manner.

To be successful in this role, you will need to be a strong and experienced administrator who understands the challenges of programme support within a Higher Education environment. A highly motivated and effective team-player, with a good level of self-sufficiency, you will need to plan and organise your work effectively and be able to act on your own initiative. Much of the work will involve extensive co-ordination and liaison with individuals often at a senior level, in order to facilitate delivery, so it will require well developed communication skills and a high level of diplomacy in order to achieve this. Some flexibility will be required by the post holder regarding working pattern, in order to accommodate the Programme Boards, weekly Tutor meetings and schedule of research events. Ideally the working days will be Monday, Tuesday and Friday.

To apply, please download the following documents:

Completed applications must be received by 10am on Tuesday 22nd April 2014. 
Interviews are expected to be held in week commencing 5th May.

Enquiries or applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

The Academy values diversity and we welcome your application.

Closing date: April 22, 2014
Interview date: May 5, 2014

Head of Business Development

Full Time: 32.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Salary in the Range: £46,400 – £55,375 per annum inclusive
Fixed term for 2 years

Full Time: 32.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday 
Salary in the Range: £46,400 – £55,375 per annum inclusive 
Fixed term for 2 years 

The Royal Academy of Music is a stimulating and friendly environment with a diverse mix of students and staff from over 50 countries. Based in central London adjacent to Regent’s Park, we have been training musicians to the highest professional standards since our foundation in 1822. Many of the world’s leading musicians and performers studied with us and we are firmly focussed on developing tomorrow’s musical leaders in a number of disciplines including classical, jazz, media and musical theatre. 

We are seeking to appoint a successful and experienced fundraiser to join the Development team. You will be responsible for generating new income strands by developing commercial and fundraising initiatives and significantly increase income by creating attractive new business propositions, fundraising for them, and contributing to the enhancement of the systems that underpin the Academy’s development operation. 

You will have strong commercial and business credentials with the ability to translate newly developed business propositions into income through presenting a strong ‘Academy offer’. You will have a solid grounding in the principles of fundraising gained preferably in a business, educational or artistic environment and be able to demonstrate a successful track record in the achievement of significant targets. You will be target driven and focused with excellent communication skills and the ability to act on your own initiative, together with an engaging, influential and charismatic manner. 

To apply, please download the following documents:

Completed applications must be received by 10am, 28 April 2014

Closing date: April 28, 2014