Recruitment: Administrator

We are Recruiting
Deadline: 12pm Friday 9 November 2018
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Sound and Music

About this Role 

Administrator (full time)

Sound and Music is looking for a new administrator to operate as an assistant to the programme delivery team whilst managing the day-to-day administrative requirements of the office.

The Programme Administrator will gain a wide range of experience working with the Sound and Music team, composers and artists, members of the public and partners, as well as make an essential and valued contribution to the successful delivery of Sound and Music’s creative programme. The post involves varied work focused on ensuring the smooth running of Sound and Music and its activities. Duties include: arranging and co-ordinating logistics including internal and external meetings; minuting team meetings; dealing with external enquiries; meeting and greeting external parties; administrative support for aspects of programme delivery; and ensuring that day to day life in the office runs smoothly for the whole team. The post also has responsibility for office equipment and relationships with outsourced suppliers/maintenance contracts including managing the relationship with Sound and Music’s IT support providers.  A key relationship will be with the Landlord (Somerset House) in relation to office services and premises issues.

The post-holder will be line managed by the Head of Development but will work closely with the Head of Artist Development; Head of Digital, Marketing and Communications; Head of Education; Finance Manager; and other members of the Sound and Music team.

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, Friday 9 November 2018

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 20th November 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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