Responsible for providing administrative/PA support at the core of the Music Department: diary planning and management, compilation of the weekly rehearsal schedule, responsible for all keyboard instruments, music staff and rehearsal rooms, input payroll information, process invoices and issue contracts, minute meetings (Musicians’ Union, Performers’ Local Health & Safety Group, Artistic Planning), organise all administrative recruitment and auditions for the ENO Orchestra and Chorus. Projects overseen have included the House Composers programme, the Charles Mackerras Conducting Fellowship, the Peter Grimes Prom and the Chandos recording of Macbeth.
One of three directors legally responsible for the running of this non-for-profit company: lead on fund-raising strategies and forging and maintaining relationships with all contacts, venues and sponsors (including universities, professional networks and career centres). As a former Project Manager, co-ordinated the summer 2013 networking event on R.S. Hispaniola, organised a panel discussion on classical music in the media at the Jerwood Space, and helped to oversee a panel discussion on the future of film festivals at the British Film Institute.
Assist the Artistic Director with bookings and on-the-day concert logistics for this fund-raising orchestral ensemble: have helped to organize concerts at St. John Smith’s Square, St. Bartholomew’s Church (Sydenham), The Union Chapel (Islington) & Christ Church (Highbury).
Assist the editor in amending and formatting articles and biographies, have researched advertising in arts organisations’ programmes, season guides, journals and newspapers.
Was responsible for supervising and directing all concert attendees, assisted with pre-performance talks and receptions, dealt with CD sales and attended to performers backstage and at CD signings.
Supervised all publicity and marketing for this chamber choir based at St. Gabriel’s Church, Pimlico: edited print and publications, oversaw social media and communicated with Patrons in liaison with the Patrons’ Manager. Ongoing negotiations with Resonus Classics regarding a five-CD record deal.
Regular contact with the Southbank Centre and the Alzheimer’s Society, liaison with catering companies, print distributors, rehearsal venues and the artists themselves in preparation for an April Fools’ Day comedy concert at the Queen Elizabeth Hall on 01 April 2012.
Dealt with the orchestra's schedules and travel arrangements, applied for E101 forms, export licenses and carnets, and took on the general administration of lessons between Philharmonia principals and Leicester University students. Had regular experience of ‘on the day’ logistics of concert management (both in London and at regional concerts), and undertook some diary planning and correspondence for the Managing Director.
A week-long internship: updated artists' schedules, located scores, catalogued archives for an upcoming biography and assisted in the Tours Department with Certificates of Sponsorship.
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