Oxford Lieder is seeking a new full time team member, as part of our exciting and ambitious process of expansion. The Events & Marketing Administrator will play a key role in the production of all Oxford Lieder events, and ensure the success of the UK’s biggest festival of song. They will play a vital role within a small, hard-working, committed and friendly team. Working closely with the Director of Administration they will assist in organising all elements of the Festival, from artist and venue liaison to organising festival volunteers, concert management, and event marketing. This role is ideal for someone wishing to gain valuable experience in events administration.
Oxford Lieder was founded in 2002 to celebrate and rejuvenate classical song. The main focus of activity is the Oxford Lieder Festival, which takes place over two weeks each October. The Festival brings many of the world’s leading singers and pianists to Oxford, as well as showcasing exciting emerging artists. Other events increasingly take place across the year, including our Spring Song festival and recitals with partners around the country and internationally. Our dedicated Learning & Participation programme engages people of all ages and backgrounds in high-quality creative activity. We aim always to enrich people’s experience of music and language, both through fruitful collaborations with other artistic institutions and through a wide-ranging series of study events, including talks, study days and symposia. In 2015, Oxford Lieder won a prestigious Royal Philharmonic Society Award for Chamber Music & Song, cited for its ‘breadth, depth and audacity of programming.’ Total attendance in 2019 exceeded 13,000.
ABOUT THE JOB
This new full-time role has been created to help Oxford Lieder produce the increasing number of events throughout the year, particularly as part of our annual Oxford Lieder Festival in October. The Events & Marketing Administrator will play a vital role in supporting the work of the Director of Administration, and the wider team as required. They will assist in a broad range of production tasks and also undertake some event marketing. They will help to ensure our events are delivered to the highest standard, guaranteeing excellent audience experience, and taking every care to support our performers and speakers. They will be a passionate advocate for Oxford Lieder. It is envisaged that the post-holder will reside in or near Oxford.
For full details and information on how to apply, please see our website: www.oxfordlieder.co.uk/vacancies