Logistics Officer (based in London Office)
The Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra, one of the UK’s leading orchestras and Orchestra in Residence at the University of Oxford, seeks a highly-motivated logistics officer, to take care of all arrangements for the Orchestra’s concerts, rehearsals and special events.
In addition the Logistics Officer will liaise with applicants (both observers and participants) for our annual Piano Festival and Summer Academy and process their applications.
The role will be based in our North West London office. Salary will be commensurate with experience.
- Liaising with concert/rehearsal venues about timings, stage set-up, back-stage requirements and parking
- Organising instrument hire including pianos, harpsichords and chamber organs
- Organising everything OPO needs to take to each concert
- Organising additional transport e.g. coaches, flights as required
- Dealing with soloist requirements and organising riders where applicable
- Creating schedules and check-lists for each concert/rehearsal date and ensuring that the relevant people receive them
- Liaising with OPO’s stage manager and van driver regarding all concert/rehearsal dates
- Managing the Venues and Events sections of the office database to ensure that all logistics information is up to date
- Occasional front of house duties
- Respond to queries from Oxford Piano Festival applicants (both participants and observers) and process their applications.
- a good knowledge of and active interest in classical music, preferably with a music degree
- Excellent organisation skills and attention to detail
- Good communication skills and able to demonstrate that you are a good and willing team player, with the necessary interpersonal skills to liaise with agents and visiting artists, and Piano Festival applicants
- Good IT skills and experience using Microsoft Office software
- Experience of working in music administration
- Experience of working using databases
The role will be based in our North West London office. Salary: £20,000-£25,000 according to experience