Careers


Ensembles Administrator

Part-time permanent position at 2.5 days per week (50% FTE)
Salary: £18,500 p.a. pro rata (50% FTE)
Responsible to: Deputy Head of Ensembles


Closing Date for Applications: Friday 23 July 2021, 12 noon
Interview: Commence w/c 2 August 2021

We are looking for an approachable and organised Ensembles Administrator with a genuine interest in enabling children and young people to thrive and achieve.

The Ensembles Administrator will work under the direction of the Deputy Head of Ensembles and in collaboration with the Ensembles artistic and administrative teams to support our flourishing Ensembles programme. This role will support the work of all Hallé Ensembles but focus in particular on the Children’s and Youth Training Choirs, and Hallé Connect outreach work in schools and communities. Administrative tasks will facilitate the smooth running of rehearsals, auditions, projects and performances, and practical responsibilities will include pastoral care, project delivery on the day and being the first point of contact for people of all ages on behalf of the Hallé.

The post holder will initially be based remotely but, as public health regulations allow, will eventually operate from The Bridgewater Hall and Hallé St Peter’s in Manchester city centre. This role requires a degree of flexibility to working unusual hours to facilitate activities, and flexible working will be negotiable. There may be potential to increase working hours by mutual agreement in the future.

The post holder must be able to satisfy an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check for working with young people and vulnerable adults.

The Hallé takes equality, diversity and inclusion very seriously and welcomes applications from everyone. But simply having a diverse workforce is not enough. We want to build an inclusive environment, where everyone can develop to their full potential. We celebrate our differences, and recognise the importance of teams reflecting the activities and communities they serve.

To apply, please review the recruitment pack:

Ensembles Administrator Recruitment Pack (PDF)

Download and complete an application form:

Ensembles Administrator Application Form (WORD)

And download and complete an equal opportunities form:

Equal Opportunities Form (WORD)

Please return the completed forms:

By email only to exec.pa@halle.co.uk

  • We ensure all application forms received will be kept electronically and physically safe
  • Application forms from unsuccessful candidates will be securely disposed of 6 months after the application deadline
  • Application forms from shortlisted candidates will be securely disposed of 6 months after the application process ceases

Development Officer – Donations

Full-time position
Salary: £18,500 p.a.
Responsible to: Director of Development


Closing Date for Applications: Monday 9 August 2021, 12 noon

The Development Officer – Donations is responsible to the Director of Development. Primarily they will support the administration requirements of the Director & Deputy Director of Development with particular emphasis on Individual Giving and Trusts & Foundations fundraising. This is an important role in the team and carries responsibility for efficient and smooth running of admin and support work in the department across significant income strands. The officer will be responsible for producing financial reports and a variety of materials that present the work of the department to various key supporters and stakeholders.

This is a full-time permanent position and the post holder will report to the Hallé’s Director of Development. The post holder will initially be based remotely but, as public health regulations allow, will eventually operate from The Bridgewater Hall in Manchester.

We would look at flexible working and potentially fewer / freelance hours for a more experienced candidate.

The Hallé takes equality, diversity and inclusion very seriously and welcomes applications from everyone. But simply having a diverse workforce is not enough. We want to build an inclusive environment, where everyone can develop to their full potential. We celebrate our differences, and recognise the importance of teams reflecting the activities and communities they serve.

To apply, please review the recruitment pack:

Development Officer – Donations Recruitment Pack (PDF)

Download and complete an application form:

Development Officer – Donations Application Form (WORD)

And download and complete an equal opportunities form:

Equal Opportunities Form (WORD)

Please return the completed forms:

By email only to exec.pa@halle.co.uk

  • We ensure all application forms received will be kept electronically and physically safe
  • Application forms from unsuccessful candidates will be securely disposed of 6 months after the application deadline
  • Application forms from shortlisted candidates will be securely disposed of 6 months after the application process ceases

Work Experience with the Hallé

The Hallé Concerts Society welcomes interest and applications from all sections of the community for its Work Experience Scheme. The Scheme is limited to secondary school pupils aged 15-18.

Please note, work experience places are very limited. Please book well in advance, up to 1 year, to avoid disappointment.

Whilst at the Hallé, work experience will be gained in a number of administrative departments including Education, Concerts and Marketing and, subject to the orchestra’s schedule and location, it may be possible to observe part or all of one of the rehearsals. Work experience placements last for one week.

It is desirable that the person attending the placement has an interest in music, especially classical, although this is not essential.

To apply, please complete an application form, downloadable below,

Work Experience Application Form (WORD)

and post it back to:

FAO Admin Assistant
Hallé Concerts Society
The Bridgewater Hall
Manchester M1 5HA

  • We ensure all application forms received will be kept physically safe
  • Due to the high demand for work experience, we will keep your application forms on record for no longer than 2 years. Thereafter, your personal information will be securely disposed of

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