Director of Programming
The MSO is now looking for its next inspirational Director of Programming to lead on implementing the MSO’s artistic vision and strategy and deliver the MSO’s annual season plans on time and within budget.
Reporting to the Managing Director, the Director of Programming will lead the Artistic Planning, Library and Learning & Engagement teams, and collaborate closely with the Chief Conductor, the wider Artistic Family, and colleagues across the Leadership Team.
The successful candidate will have senior level experience in a similar role in a symphony orchestra or performing arts organisation, a deep understanding of how symphony orchestras operate and a thorough knowledge of symphonic repertoire and other musical genres. They will be experienced negotiators and demonstrably well-networked with strong relationships with leading artists, artists’ managers, venues, and promoters world-wide. They will be committed to the MSO’s inclusive mission, and passionate about all aspects of the MSO’s Artistic Strategy, including support for First Nations emerging artists and new commissions, and engaging a guest artist roster comprising 50% Australian soloists and conductors.
For further information about the role and how to apply, please download an information pack from https://www.aeminternational.co.uk/current-opportunities.
The deadline for applications is 5pm on Wednesday 1st November.
Applicants should note that first and second round interviews are scheduled for the weeks commencing 27 November and 11 December respectively. First round interviews will be virtual; second round interviews will be conducted in person in Melbourne.