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Operations Manager
Salary:  £30,000 pa pro rata
Permanent Part Time (25 hours per week)
Application closing date:  27th June at 12 noon.
Interviews to take place in Leeds
 
Leeds International Piano Competition has created a new post of Operations Manager and is seeking an outstanding candidate, to help to support the ambitions of the new Management Team.  The role will be based in Leeds but will require visits to London and evening and weekend work particularly during the competition.
 
The Leeds International Piano Competition was founded in 1961 and has taken place on a triennial basis since 1963. The next Competition will be in September 2018. ‘The Leeds’, as it is known, has discovered many of the great pianists of our time and has a strong brand, a renowned history and reputation, as well as loyal support in the local community. It is also highly respected by professional musicians and promoters across the world.
 
The key tasks of the Operations Manager will include office administration to support the Senior Management team, engagement in the promotion and delivery of concerts and events, work to support the Friends of ‘The Leeds’ and general admin support for other members of the team including the Development Director and Education Officer.  Candidates will need to have experience of managing a challenging and diverse administration role and sound working knowledge of Sage bookkeeping systems including budgets and management accounts.
It is envisaged that the role will be part-time, but there is scope for flexibility as to how the successful candidate will structure their hours of work. The role would suit someone who is capable of working independently and taking initiative, while being part of a team committed to fulfilling the vision of the Board and management.
Further information about the Leeds International Piano Competition is available on request from the CEO, Mark Wingate who can be contacted on mark.wingate@leedspiano.com.

 

How to Apply

A letter of application and a curriculum vitae should be submitted by email to mark.wingate@leedspiano.com.

The closing date for applications is Monday 27 June 2016 at 12 noon.

 

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Development Director
Salary:  £35,000 - 40,000 pa
Permanent Full Time
Application closing date:  11th July at 12 noon.
Interview dates:  26th/27th July 2016 in Leeds
Some relocation expenses available
 
 
Leeds International Piano Competition has created a new post of Development Director and is seeking an outstanding candidate, to match the ambitions of the new Management Team.
 
The role will be based in Leeds but will require frequent visits to London – there will also be some international travel and weekend and evening hours work particularly during the competition.
 
Initially the role will be responsible for instigating and delivering a Fundraising Strategy, which has recently been developed by Fundraising Consultants following a significant feasibility study.  This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced fundraiser in the early stages of their career to really help forge a new beginning for one of the world’s leading classical music competitions.
 
The Leeds International Piano Competition was founded in 1961 and has taken place on a triennial basis since 1963. The next Competition will be in September 2018. ‘The Leeds’, as it is known, has discovered many of the great pianists of our time and has a strong brand, a renowned history and reputation, as well as loyal support in the local community. It is also highly respected by professional musicians and promoters across the world.
 
 

How to Apply

Please request an application pack and further information from mark.wingate@leedspiano.com
 
If you would prefer a discussion about the role in advance please email mark.wingate@leedspiano.com CEO of the Leeds International Piano Competition for a confidential conversation.
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