Logistics Officer (based in London Office)

The Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra, one of the UK’s leading orchestras and Orchestra in Residence at the University of Oxford, seeks a highly-motivated logistics officer, to take care of all arrangements for the Orchestra’s concerts, rehearsals and special events.

In addition the Logistics Officer will liaise with applicants (both observers and participants) for our annual Piano Festival and Summer Academy and process their applications. 

The role will be based in our North West London office. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Principal responsibilities: 

  • Liaising with concert/rehearsal venues about timings, stage set-up, back-stage requirements and parking
  • Organising instrument hire including pianos, harpsichords and chamber organs
  • Organising everything OPO needs to take to each concert
  • Organising additional transport e.g. coaches, flights as required
  • Dealing with soloist requirements and organising riders where applicable
  • Creating schedules and check-lists for each concert/rehearsal date and ensuring that the relevant people receive them
  • Liaising with OPO’s stage manager and van driver regarding all concert/rehearsal dates
  • Managing the Venues and Events sections of the office database to ensure that all logistics information is up to date
  • Occasional front of house duties
  • Respond to queries from Oxford Piano Festival applicants (both participants and observers) and process their applications. 

Essential abilities/qualifications:

  • a good knowledge of and active interest in classical music, preferably with a music degree
  • Excellent organisation skills and attention to detail
  • Good communication skills and able to demonstrate that you are a good and willing team player, with the necessary interpersonal skills to liaise with agents and visiting artists, and Piano Festival applicants
  • Good IT skills and experience using Microsoft Office software 

Preferred abilities/qualifications:

  • Experience of working in music administration
  • Experience of working using databases

The role will be based in our North West London office. Salary: £20,000-£25,000 according to experience

Closing date

Please submit a CV and covering letter, explaining your interest in the role and how your skills and experience meet the requirements of the role, to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Applications must be received by 5pm on 4 June. If you do not receive a reply within 4 weeks of writing you should assume that your application has not been successful.

Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra
London office
29a Teignmouth Road,
London NW2 4EB

Box Office 01865 980 980

General Inquiries 01865 987 222
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