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We advertise positions within both the ensemble and the administrative team here, with full details of how to apply.

Administration vacancies

Development Manager

The Sixteen is seeking a Development Manager and administrator with a successful track record in writing grant applications, forging strong relationships with current and new supporters and outlining a compelling case for support to those are considering being a part of The Sixteen family.   This is an exciting opportunity for a fundraiser who can demonstrate success in helping an organisation to increase revenue and who is keen to join the talented team that supports this exceptional professional choir and orchestra.

Full job description here

Applications:
To apply for this role, please email or post a CV and covering letter, to Marion Bettsworth by 1pm, Tuesday 20 November 2018. Interviews will be held w/c 26 November 2018 with second interviews on 3/4 December 2018.

Contact details: marion@thesixteen.com  or send to Marion Bettsworth, The Sixteen, Quadrant Chambers, 10 Fleet Street, London, EC4Y 1AU.


Office Assistant

The Office Assistant will be responsible for ensuring the smooth-running of The Sixteen’s London office, from co-ordinating stationery, post, IT and phone systems, to providing support to the team in areas such as marketing, education, development and concerts. The successful candidate will also help organise development events and receptions. The post-holder will have opportunities to work with other members of the office on key projects such as Genesis Sixteen and the Choral Pilgrimage. Some professional arts administration experience is desirable; this is an ideal position for someone looking to begin a career in Arts Administration.

Full job description here

Applications:
To apply for this role, please email or post a CV and covering letter (no longer than two pages), to Marion Bettsworth by 2pm, Thursday 29 November. Interviews will be held during the week of 3 December.

Contact details: marion@thesixteen.com or send to Marion Bettsworth, The Sixteen, Quadrant Chambers, 10 Fleet Street, London, EC4Y 1AU.


Community Volunteer

The Sixteen is recruiting for committed people, full of creativity and initiative, to act as community volunteer for us, helping to promote our events both in person and via social media, and helping us to reach deeper into local communities.

As a community volunteer you will spread the word about our upcoming concert to your networks and throughout your local community, and have the opportunity to offer your own ideas for improving our marketing and offers.

Although this is an unpaid position, being a volunteer for The Sixteen comes with many excellent perks, including free access to the concert, backstage opportunities and free CDs and downloads. If you would like to work with one of the world’s finest choirs and become part of The Sixteen family, then this is for you.

Role description
– To distribute posters/flyers
– To promote The Sixteen’s concert and exclusive offers on different social media platforms
– To promote The Sixteen’s concert and exclusive offers through word-of-mouth
– To come up with new exciting marketing schemes

What we are looking for
– Confident, articulate people, willing to take on new challenges, who are skilled at working in a team and on their own initiative
– Enthusiasm for music and the work of The Sixteen
– Potential interest in learning more about marketing and promotion

There is no age limit on this position, and we are happy to be flexible to fit in around your commitments elsewhere.

What’s in it for you?
– Unique work experience, working directly with The Sixteen’s marketing team.
– The opportunity to learn more about marketing, develop your creativity in this area, and put your ideas into practice
– Free concert tickets
– Opportunities to meet our conductor and singers
– Free CDs and downloads
– Signed merchandise

We are currently looking for volunteers in each of the following areas:
Birmingham
Blackburn
Carlisle
Chichester
Derby
Durham
Edinburgh
Exeter
Hereford
Hull
Lancaster
Liverpool
Llandaff
Newcastle
Northampton
Oxford
Peterborough
Ripon
Sheffield
Southwell
St Albans
Tewkesbury
Truro
Wakefield
Wells
Worcester

To apply
Please send an email to Bethan Thomas at bethan@thesixteen.com outlining your interest in the role.

 

Singer vacancies

We hold auditions for The Sixteen’s deputy list once a year (usually in January/February).

Applicants will only be considered if they are singing professionally or intend on embarking on a professional singing career (i.e. are in their final year at university or music college).

Applicants must also be resident in the UK and hold a UK or EU passport.

Applications for auditioning in January 2019 are now closed. The next auditions will take place in January 2020. Details on how to apply will be posted here in July 2019.

Orchestral vacancies

Please note that we do not hold regular orchestral auditions.

Applicants for our orchestral deputy list will only be considered if they are pursuing a career as a professional period instrument player or intend on entering the profession (i.e. are in their final year at university or music college).

Successful applicants will be required to play to the leader/concert master or the relevant principal. Applicants must also be resident in the UK and hold a UK or EU passport.

Orchestral musicians wishing to join The Sixteen’s deputy list should send their CV (including photo) for consideration to marion@thesixteen.com along with a covering email.

 

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