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LSO Community Associate Projects Manager

London, Greater London (On-site)
£28,000 - £33,000 per year
Job description

LSO Discovery is seeking a proactive, creative, thoughtful and highly organised individual to manage and support projects within the Community programme. With creative communities sitting at the heart of the Arts Council England’s strategy, the role will be key to supporting the LSO’s strategic work in the community. Working across a range of projects, the role will allow for the individual to both support the Community Senior Projects Manager as well as take a lead on managing a few of their own projects. The programme areas covered in this role include:

  1.  Inclusion: through LSO Create, delivering creative sessions for neurodiverse, disabled and non-disabled adults, as well as access to LSO open rehearsals and planning/delivery of the Relaxed Lunchtime concert series at LSO St Luke’s.
  2.   Health and Wellbeing: 
    • Hospitals programme delivered in partnership with NHS trusts, including projects with children, parents, older adults and NHS staff.
    • Older Adults: LSO Connect brings communities together through creative music-making, offering opportunities for sharing stories and musical exploration in a positive, creative and kind environment, with the intention of reducing loneliness and social isolation.
  3. Families: workshop programmes and concerts for Families with Under 5s, both at LSO St Luke’s and with children’s centres and Islington-based early years service provider Bright Start. 

The role sits within the wider LSO Discovery team, and reports to the LSO Community Senior Projects Manager.

For more detailed information about the role, please see the attached application pack.

We are looking for someone with the following experience:

  • A minimum of two to three years of relevant professional experience, preferably in an arts organisation
  • Experience of managing or administering education or participatory projects 
  • A strong commitment to music learning and participation
  • A commitment to and interest in developing the music sector’s commitment to diversity and inclusion  
  • An understanding of the requirements of working with vulnerable participants, with a friendly and flexible approach to communicating and supporting them
  • Experience in the practical application of Safeguarding and Health and Safety best practice, particularly in relation to working with children, young people and vulnerable people
  • A can-do approach, with ability to use initiative and take responsibility for unsupervised projects 
  • Ability to effectively manage and prioritise a busy workload
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to maintain good relationships with a range of stakeholders
  • Mature and discreet approach to matters of confidentiality
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written 
  • Excellent computer skills, including familiarity with Microsoft Office 
  • Excellent attention to detail 
  • Knowledge of classical music and orchestras
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London Symphony Orchestra View profile Company size Size: 51 - 100
Posted on: 21 May 2024
Closed date: 31 May 2024 at 23:59
Tags: Social Care/Development, Social Work

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