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Campaign Advisor
Part Time: 19.5 hours over 3 days per week (0.6 FTE)
Salary in the range: £36,644 – £42,929 inclusive per annum pro rata
Reference: 18/022

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 focused on developing tomorrow’s musical leaders in a number of disciplines including classical, jazz, and musical theatre.

Philanthropy plays a significant role in the life of the Academy and supports our mission to develop and educate the musicians of tomorrow. The Academy has raised over £37 million since 2013 and plans are in progress to determine the scope and scale of a campaign to celebrate the Bicentenary in 2022. This is an exciting time to join the Academy’s Advancement team as we develop an integrated plan for the Bicentenary.

To support this ambitious campaign we are seeking an experienced Campaign Advisor to focus on building the pipeline and researching new international connections for the long-term ambitions of the Academy. This is a high level strategic role that requires knowledge of the philanthropic sector and an understanding of the network of philanthropists.

You will have previous experience of prospect management and prioritisation in a major gifts fundraising environment, preferably during a significant campaign.  You will also have the ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of people, experience of dealing with senior management, donors and external organisations.

You will be educated to a degree level or equivalent, with excellent IT skills including Raiser’s Edge or NXT, MS Word and Excel. Experience working in a philanthropic fundraising environment in the arts or higher education would be an advantage, along with a passion and commitment for music and education.

The working hours for this role will be 3 days per week, with some flexibility over the working days.

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 30 July.

Interviews are expected to be held on Monday 6 August.

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

Registry Intern
Full Time: 32.5 hours, Monday to Friday
Salary: £10.20 per hour (London Living Wage)
Reference: 18/023

The Royal Academy of Music, the UK’s senior music conservatoire, has a vacancy for a 12-month internship in our Registry department. 

The Registry is a central professional services department of the Academy which supports the entire student lifecycle from recruitment and admission through to graduation. The Registry has a small, professional and friendly team dynamic and has frequent contact with a wide network of contacts internally and externally. Reporting to the Assistant Registrar, the Registry Intern will support the team across a range of core business activities, in particularly the planning and delivery of Enrolment Week, the annual London auditions, the summer recitals examinations and Graduation. 

You will have excellent communication skills; an enthusiasm and commitment to delivering excellent customer service in a busy environment; and be able to work as a small and sociable team. An understanding of the role that a Registry department plays in the running of a Higher Education Provider plus a keen interest in music would be advantageous.

This is a professional development opportunity and is paid at £10.20 per hour. There will also be opportunities to attend the Academy’s free public concerts and events during term time.

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 18 July.

Interviews are expected to be held week commencing Monday 23 July.

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

HR Assistant
Part Time: 19.5 hours over 3 days per week (0.6 FTE)
Salary: £21,860 inclusive per annum pro-rata
Reference: 18/024

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 focused on developing tomorrow’s musical leaders in a number of disciplines including classical, jazz, and musical theatre.

The Human Resources department provides a friendly and professional service to approximately 600 staff.  We are looking for a pro-active, self-motivated and highly organised HR Assistant to join the team.

You will be required to undertake a range of administrative duties encompassing all aspects of recruitment and selection, employment and pay administration, as well as to manage the absence recording process and to assist in the maintenance of the HR database. 

You will have previous experience of working as a member of a team within an administrative environment plus excellent IT skills, in particular experience of using Microsoft Office. Other essential criteria include excellent verbal and written communication skills, good attention to detail, the ability to deal sensitively with confidential and personal information and the ability to successfully manage a high volume of routine tasks to meet deadlines. Experience of using an HR database is desirable but training will be provided on the system used by the Academy.

This is a part-time role, with some flexibility over the working days.

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 6 August.

Interviews are expected to be held week commencing 13 August.

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

Leadership and Legacy Gifts Officer
Full Time: 32.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Salary in the Range: £25,681 – £29,824 inclusive per annum
Reference: 18/025

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 focused on developing tomorrow’s musical leaders in a number of disciplines including classical, jazz, and musical theatre.

Philanthropy plays a significant role in the life of the Academy and supports our mission to develop and educate the musicians of tomorrow. The Academy has raised over £37 million since 2013 and plans are in progress to determine the scope and scale of a campaign to celebrate the Bicentenary in 2022. This is an exciting time to join the Academy’s Advancement team as we develop an integrated plan for the Bicentenary.

To support this ambitious campaign we are seeking an effective and organised Leadership and Legacy Officer to join the Development team. You will be responsible for cultivating strong relationships with existing and prospective leadership gift donors (£1,000 - £10,000), as well as prospects who have the potential to leave legacy gifts to the Academy.  You will enjoy using your excellent administration, organisation and prioritisation skills in a busy role and have good knowledge of MS Office and experience of maintaining database systems.  It is also essential that you have excellent communication skills and are able to articulate the needs of the Academy to potential donors.

Previous experience of working within a professional fundraising environment and delivering exciting and engaging events whilst juggling a number of ongoing projects is essential, along with experience of writing proposals and the ability to work collaboratively within a team and across the organisation.

You will be educated to a degree level or equivalent, with excellent IT skills including Raiser’s Edge or NXT, MS Word and Excel. Experience working in a philanthropic fundraising environment in the arts or higher education would be an advantage, along with an interest in music and the arts.

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 3 August.

Interviews are expected to be held week commencing 13 August.

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

Box Office Services Administrator
Full Time: 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Salary in the Range: £23,200 – £26,700 inclusive per annum
Reference: 18/026

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 focused on developing tomorrow’s musical leaders in a number of disciplines including classical, jazz, and musical theatre.

We are seeking an organised and efficient Box Office Services Administrator to join our busy General Office. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of our Box Office team for providing a professional and efficient service to our customers and visitors. You will be responsible for the day-to-day running of our busy and active Box Office, processing ticket sales and for ensuring all our Patrons and VIPs are provided with excellent customer service. You will also act as the super-user and main point of contact for enquiries relating to ticketing software and train members of staff on the system when required.

To be successful in this role you will need to have excellent organisational skills and the ability to show initiative in a fast passed environment. You should also have demonstrable experience of providing an excellent customer service and have had previous experience of working with a wide range of patrons and customers. Previous experience in a front-line customer service position and a current knowledge of the wider arts scene in London would be desirable. 

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 27 July.

Interviews are expected to be held on 14 August.

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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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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