The Association of British Orchestras is looking to appoint a Policy & Communications Manager to join its small, busy, energetic and committed team. The Policy & Communications Manager will work with and deputise for the Director in engaging with key stakeholders including government departments, politicians, the media and funding agencies, and will help deliver the ABO’s annual conference and other events.
To fill this diverse and demanding role the ABO is seeking a dynamic, enthusiastic, and out-going person with imagination, self-motivation and organisational flair. The post-holder will often be required to work alone and unsupervised and to plan their own work efficiently. Specific qualities we are looking for include:
- Experience of research and public affairs;
- Excellent communication and “people” skills;
- Computer literacy;
- Strong attention to detail;
- Interest in and enjoyment of classical/orchestral music.