Recruitment: Co-Head of Artist Development

We are Recruiting
Deadline: 12:00pm Tuesday 21 August 2018
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Sound and Music

About this Role 

Co-Head of Artist Development (job share, 2 days per week)

The Head of Artist Development is a key leadership post within the organisation. The role encompasses responsibility for all aspects of the organisation’s artist development work. It also forms part of Sound and Music’s senior management team, who under the leadership of the Chief Executive are responsible for overseeing the organisation’s programme of activity, strategic development, external profile and a positive and productive organisational culture.

Sound and Music is looking for applications from candidates with exceptional skills, networks and experience in working with composers and artists across a range of genres. They will need to have proven ability in working as part of a team to problem-solve, creating and nurturing internal and external relationships, and a demonstrable commitment to diversity and inclusion in their work to date.

About Sound and Music 

Sound and Music’s vision is to create a world where new music and sound prospers, transforming lives, challenging expectations and celebrating the work of its creators.

Our mission is to maximise the opportunities for people of all ages to create and enjoy new music.

Sound and Music has three overarching, interconnected and equally weighted aims that shape its activity:

  • Support and promote a diverse range of talented composers
  • Enrich the experience of a significantly larger national audience for experimental new music
  • Nurture and promote the musical creativity and compositional skills of children and young people

The creative programme for Sound and Music makes a unique and distinctive contribution to the arts in the UK.

Sound and Music’s work includes composer and artist development, audience development, education, touring, campaigning and advocacy, information and advice and network building. Sound and Music champions new music and the work of British composers and artists, seeking to ensure that they are at the heart of cultural life and enjoyed by many.

You can find out more about our work and our team here 


Deadline: 12pm, Tuesday 21 August 2018

Interviews will be held Friday 7 September at Somerset House, central London. Reasonable travel costs will be reimbursed for those travelling from outside London.

Please send your completed Application Form to: and complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form by clicking the link below. 

Job Description 

Application Form 

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form 

If you require these documents in any other format please contact us: 

Sound and Music is an Equal Opportunities employer

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