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Website Development Manager
Part Time: 19.5 hours per week, 0.6 FTE
Salary in the range: £31,203 - £36,414 inclusive per annum pro rata
Term: 18 months fixed term
Reference: 19/001

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 and musical theatre.

We are seeking an experienced Website Development Manager. You will be responsible for the day to day management of the Academy’s website along with project managing the development and build of a new site. This will include managing schedules, deliverables and budgets, liaising between key Academy staff and the appointed external supplier, and supporting the completion of the project on time and within budget.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience of delivering projects within strict deadlines and working effectively with colleagues across an organisation, senior management and key external stakeholders along with the ability to communicate clearly and effectively, verbally and in writing with different audiences. Experience of communications within the arts or education sectors and an interest in Music would be advantageous.

Covering letter, which outlines the recruitment process
Job Description and Person Specification
‘About us’ – information about the Academy
‘About working at the Academy’ – information about what we offer our employees
Application Form and Equality Monitoring Form (in PDF or Word)
Privacy Statement for Employees, Workers and Job Applicants

Completed applications must be received by 10am Wednesday 23 January. 

Interviews are expected to be held on Wednesday 30 January.

Enquiries or applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

The Academy is committed to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of all students.

The Academy values diversity and welcomes your application

Head of Orchestral and Ensemble Operation
Full Time: 32.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Salary in the Range: £37,377 - £43,788 per annum inclusive
Reference: 19/002

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 and musical theatre.

The Academy has a busy and thriving orchestral life, providing comprehensive orchestral and ensemble training and exciting performance opportunities with the many eminent conductors and instrumentalists who regularly work with our students. The Concerts Department is at the heart of performance activities at the Academy. Amongst an intensive schedule of performance activity, it co-ordinates an annual schedule of around 100 orchestral/ensemble projects both within the Academy and further afield, as well as collaborating with professional partners in side by side training schemes and major international festivals.

The Head of Orchestral and Ensemble Operations oversees the delivery of the Academy’s orchestral and ensemble programme of activity, to ensure that a first-class experience of performance activity is offered to our students as part of their training for professional life. 

Reporting to the Director of Artistic Planning, this role manages three members of staff to ensure the smooth running of all practical aspects of rehearsals and performances within and outside the Academy.

Educated with a degree in music, applicants will have significant previous experience of professional orchestral and concert management working with a wide range of repertoire as well as experience managing a small team. Outstanding interpersonal skills and experience and confidence in artist liaison with high profile musicians as well as an established network of contacts within the orchestral sector are essential.  

Covering letter, which outlines the recruitment process
Job Description and Person Specification
‘About us’ – information about the Academy
‘About working at the Academy’ – information about what we offer our employees
Application Form and Equality Monitoring Form (in PDF or Word)
Privacy Statement for Employees, Workers and Job Applicants

Completed applications must be received by 10am Monday 21 January. 

Interviews are expected to be held on Monday 28 January.

Enquiries or applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

The Academy is committed to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of all students.

The Academy values diversity and welcomes your application

Production Technician (Automation Bias)
Full Time: 32.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Salary in the Range: £22,367 - £25,592 per annum inclusive
Reference: 19/003

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 and musical theatre.

We are looking for a Production Technician to be the primary automation programmer and operator for academy and visiting company productions and to assist the technical production team as necessary across a wide range of technical disciplines and shows including full-scale Opera and Musical Theatre Productions.

This is an exciting role based in the Academy’s new state of the art theatre and is an ideal opportunity for an enthusiastic individual who wishes to further their technical career.

Your duties will include being the Academy’s primary automation operator as well as participating in the construction of sets, props and sound systems and ensuring all technical works for a production meet with the Royal Academy of Music’s safety standards.

You will have broad experience of all Technical Theatre disciplines and ideally experience of working in an educational theatre environment, together with the ability to work independently and on your own initiative.

Covering letter, which outlines the recruitment process
Job Description and Person Specification
‘About us’ – information about the Academy
‘About working at the Academy’ – information about what we offer our employees
Application Form and Equality Monitoring Form (in PDF or Word)
Privacy Statement for Employees, Workers and Job Applicants

Completed applications must be received by 10am Friday 18 January. 

Interviews are expected to be held on Friday 25 January.

Enquiries or applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

The Academy is committed to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of all students.

The Academy values diversity and welcomes your application

Student Data Manager
Part Time: 19.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Salary range: £31,203 - £36,414 inclusive per annum pro rata
Reference: 19/004

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 and musical theatre.

The Registry is a central department of the Academy, which offers an administration service covering the entire student lifecycle from enquiry and admission, to enrolment, assessment and awards. Reporting to the Academic Registrar, the Academic Planning Officer will hold a key role in the collection, quality, handling, presentation and analysis of student data. This will inform planning activities such as student number forecasting, recruitment strategies, position analysis and performance benchmarking by the Academic Registrar and Senior Management Team. You will play a pivotal role in the preparation of data to support the Assistant Registrar (Student Lifecycle and Records) with the completion of a range of statutory returns including HESA Data Futures and HESES. The post holder will hold full responsibility for the KIS, NSS and Graduate Outcomes returns.

Owing to this post being within a small specialist institution, the post holder will also participate in the Registry’s core business activities at peak points in the academic year including enrolment, auditions and graduation.  The post holder will work as part of a strong, friendly team whilst prioritising and planning their individual workload in order to meet deadlines.

Ideally you will have been involved with the analysis of student data in higher education before and have a good understanding of the key metrics, and the role of student analytics in helping an institution achieve its core aims in an ever changing landscape. You will be highly proficient in exploring data in order to answer questions and solve problems, conducting rigorous analyses and presenting data to a range of stakeholders.

Covering letter, which outlines the recruitment process
Job Description and Person Specification
‘About us’ – information about the Academy
‘About working at the Academy’ – information about what we offer our employees
Application Form and Equality Monitoring Form (in PDF or Word)
Privacy Statement for Employees, Workers and Job Applicants

Completed applications must be received by 10am Tuesday 29 January.

Interviews are expected to be held week commencing 4 February.

Enquiries or applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

The Academy is committed to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of all students.

The Academy values diversity and welcomes your application

 

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