London Symphony Orchestra (LSO) is seeking an experienced and organised Event Coordinator to join the team at LSO St Luke’s, the Orchestra’s music education centre, and be involved in the delivery of its busy programme of events. The Event Coordinator manages their own events, and ensures the smooth running of LSO Discovery projects held at LSO St Luke’s, the artistic programme of events, including internally- and externally-promoted concerts and performances, as well as some commercial events.
The role involves acting as the Duty Manager of the venue during events, and having overall responsibility for the safety of any and all persons in the building.
The role includes responsibility for all internal enquiries from the Discovery team, as well as some artistic and commercial hires. This role will primarily have focus on LSO Discovery projects in LSO St Luke’s, the LSO’s learning and community outreach programme. This will include responding to email and telephone enquiries, booking site visits, negotiating contracts, ensuring timely payment and approving suppliers. Once confirmed, the Event Coordinator will manage the event in the lead up and on the day of the event.
The Event Coordinator reports to the Event and Diary Manager who in turn reports to the Head of LSO Discovery, who will assign longer-term projects when required as well as regular administrative and financial duties. Regular evening and weekend work will be required, dictated by the schedule of events.
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