Organ Programme Coordinator, Union Chapel


Job Summary

Work closely with the Music Director, Organ Scholar, Events Team, and Fundraising Team coordinating the hire, events, and learning & participation of one of the finest and rarest organs in the world, our Father Henry Willis organ 1877

Job Description

Terms: 1 day / 7.5 hours per week.

Flexible working

Some evening & weekend working required with appropriate arrangement for TOIL

2 year fixed term position initially, with possible extension/permanent position

6 months probation

Purpose of Job:

  • To work closely with the Music Director, Organ Scholar, Head of Programming, Programme & Venue Hire Coordinator and fundraising team assisting them with the administration and management of the organ programme.
  • To take responsibility in coordinating the various strands of the programme and take responsibility for the co-ordination and management of projects.
  • To administrate requests for organ hire and the co-ordination of hires booked into the wider events schedule in consultation with the Music Director.
  • To assist with the development, implementation, and operation of administrative systems for the organ department.

Job Requirements

  • Excellent organisational & planning skills. Must be able to deal with multiple projects simultaneously & prioritise workloads
  • Confident communicator both written & verbal
  • Competent IT user able to use and quickly learn different systems & packages including Excel, Word, Spektrix & Yesplan.
  • Experienced in project coordination in the arts or cultural organisations
  • Interest or passion in organ music and/or contemporary music. Experience and/or passion for opening up access to organ & contemporary music to new, diverse audiences
  • A proactive team player, with a positive approach to working collaboratively, supporting Union Chapel Project to meet its objectives & vision
  • A wider passion & commitment to arts, heritage & social justice causes. An understanding of the potential for music, arts & creativity to deliver individual & social change
  • Ability to work flexibly - remotely or in the office in a busy fast-changing, environment with varied workload
  • Commitment to diversity & access

Job Responsibilities

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Project Coordination & Administration

Event and Workshop Coordination

Finance, Fundraising & Impact Measurement

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How to Apply

Please apply via email with your CV and a covering letter, of no more than two pages, outlining your skills and experiences to meet the criteria of the role, why you want to work for Union Chapel Project and your availability to start.

Closing date: Mon 20 Feb 2023, 10am
Interviews: Initial interviews intended to take place w/c 6th Mar

Please also complete our Equal Opportunity Monitoring form and email it to
It will be treated in confidence and will not be seen by the staff directly involved in the appointment.

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