10 months fixed-term contract (4 days a week)
Guildhall School of Music & Drama is one of the world’s leading conservatoires and drama schools. The School boasts a diverse and fast-growing research culture with one of the largest doctoral programs in the sector and a highly competitive record of research income from major funders.
Thanks to a research grant from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) for the international collaborative project Music for Social Impact: practitioners’ context, work and belief, we are looking for an experienced individual with an interest in arts and society and excellent administrative skills (ideally exercised in a research-intensive environment). You will have experience in financial management and familiarity with a range of IT applications, including team management software and website content management. 50% of the role involves administrative and logistical coordination for the entire project, whose staff will be located in four countries.
The AHRC grant is a leading project of a new ‘Institute for Social Impact Research in the Performing Arts’, whose function will be to coordinate and support research and development into arts designed to achieve social impact in a variety of contexts. The development of this institute is a strategic priority for the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, strongly supporting its diversity agenda. For the remaining 50% of your time you will work closely with research, artistic and managerial leadership to establish and develop the Institute. This will involve liaison both internally and externally to identify and develop working relationships and constituencies of interest. You will also oversee the practical aspects of the Institute’s development, including space and facilities, publicity, financial management and monitoring, and operational planning – in particular for events of various sizes, both live and online.
For an informal discussion on this role, please contact Dr Fatimah Awan, Head of the Research Office, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information on the role, please see the attached job information pack.
Interviews will take place week commencing 12 November.
Closing date for applications: Thursday 5 November at 12 noon.
To apply online, please click on the ‘Apply’ button above. Alternatively please contact us on 020 7332 3978 (24hr answerphone) quoting reference number GS566. A minicom service for the hearing impaired is available on 020 7332 3732.
The City of London Corporation is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. No late applications will be accepted.