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Live Music Programme Manager

Not For Profit People
£36000 - £38000 Per Annum
Closing date
12 Dec 2023

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Live Music Programme Manager


Are you passionate about live music? Do you want to work within an arts setting in a role that offers home-based, flexible working?


We are looking for a Live Music Programme Manager to support the delivery of live music experiences, improving the health and wellbeing of children and adults through the healing power of live music.


Position: Live Music Programme Manager

Location: Remote

Hours: Part-time, 25 hours – working pattern to be agreed

Salary: £36,000 - £38,000 pro rata

Benefits: Excellent benefits package including 35 days per year (inclusive of bank holidays), Employer Pension contribution of 6%, Death in Service benefits, access to an Employee Assistance Programme and the opportunity for flexible working.


Closing Date: 22nd December

Please note shortlisting will be taking place on a rolling basis and this role may close earlier than advertised.

Interview Date: w/c 8 January 2024


The Role

You will have overall responsibility for service delivery of the high-quality live music programmes for adults and children in health and care settings, against strategic purpose and impact aims, achieving all operational targets and improving the health and wellbeing of children and adults through the healing power of live music.


Main Duties and Responsibilities

    Live Music Programme Management, ensuring consistent implementation of UK-wide strategies, policies and initiatives. With the Live Music Managers in each geographical area of responsibility, develop the operational plan and the programme of live music, delivering the milestones, targets and impact agreed. Ensuring the effective management of any service delivery and contractual agreements linked to delivery and budget management. Contribute to UK-wide activities and events as required. Engaging and working with musicians Represent the charity to develop and grow stakeholder relationships across the UK, building strong local connections and effective networks in line with strategic objectives, including NHS places and spaces, health and social care providers, academics and patient groups.

About You

You will have a proven track record of service delivery within the health or care sectors and a passion for live music.


You will have experience of:

    People management and an ability to inspire and lead others Managing relationships and account management across a varied workload Drafting, reviewing and managing service delivery contracts, including negotiation at the relevant level Managing project budgets ensuring completion within budget and deadlines Budgeting income and expenditure Working within a safeguarding environment Reporting against key performance indicators

When applying for this role you will be asked to submit a CV and Covering letter of no more than 2 sides of A4.


Why join the team?

We welcome applications from candidates with transferable skills outside of the charity sector, or from someone looking for their first line management role and will support your development alongside other fantastic benefits:

    Flexibility to work from home anywhere throughout the UK Opportunity to work your hours flexibly 35 days annual leave per year (pro rata) including the opportunity to take most bank holidays when you choose Employer pension contribution of up to 6% Employee assistance programme Budget for personal development and training Positive organisation culture with a firm understanding of supporting remote teams Opportunity to help share live music with people who may not otherwise get to experience it. 


The organisation adheres to high safeguarding standards, and successful applicants will require a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) or equivalent check.


The charity is committed to becoming an organisation which reflects society and promotes diversity and inclusion, and would particularly welcome applications from people who are currently under-represented, including disabled people and those from Black, Asian and other minority ethnic communities.


You may also have experience in areas such as Concerts, Concert, Music, Events, Live Music, Performance, Art, Charity, NFP, Not for Profit, Music Delivery, Service Delivery, Service Delivery Manager, Healthcare, Health and Social Care, Live Music, Musician, Art in Healthcare, Hospitals, Hospices, Care, Programme, Programme Manager, Programme Coordinator, Events, Events Manager, Music Therapy, Arts Therapy, Music Therapist. Admin Manager, Administration Manager, Programme Support, Programme Support Officer, Programme Support Coordinator, Programme Support Lead.



PLEASE NOTE: This role is being advertised by NFP People on behalf of the organisation.


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