RPS Music Awards Intern

We are looking for a part time paid intern to work alongside our team on the delivery of the upcoming RPS Music Awards on 9 May 2018, as well as the general day-to-day running of the RPS.

This is a great opportunity for anyone wanting to begin a career in classical music administration and make contacts in the industry. The major focus for the role, between January and March, will be processing nominations for the RPS Music Awardsand contacting a wide range of organisations to supply supporting materials for the juries. From March to May, the activity will focus on delivering the Awards Presentation on 9 May 2018. 

We have a small administrative team and consequently there is no fixed job description - you will be expected to undertake a varying range of duties which might range from processing applications to updating the website, interacting with social media, handling enquiries from the public and musicians, supporting jury meetings and learning some of the steps of event management. There will be plenty of opportunities to take responsibility for the right candidate.

There is some flexibility on the working days which makes this placement ideal to fit around other work placements of studies.

Contract Length: 16 week placement, working 2 days per week between 22 January – 9 May 2018 (totalling approximately 220 hours). You will be paid an hourly rate of £9.50

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Please send applications to work[at]philharmonicsociety.uk

Closing date: 4 January 2018, 5pm


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