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Royal Albert Hall

Archived: Programming Assistant

For nearly 150 years we have been fulfilling our vision of inspiring artists and audiences worldwide with the magic of the iconic Royal Albert Hall; creating life-enriching, unforgettable experiences for everyone. Hosting 390 events a year in the main auditorium and more than 800 in other smaller spaces, the Royal Albert Hall stands true to its original purpose of promoting the Arts and Sciences. As a charity, the Hall is dedicated to maintaining the Grade I listed building and giving access to all.

Our vision and values

Our vision is to inspire artists and audiences worldwide with the magic of the iconic Royal Albert Hall, creating life-enriching, unforgettable experiences for everyone. The Royal Albert Hall is more than just a building. Together we are…

One team. Passionate. Open to all.

The role

We are seeking a highly organised and motivated Programming Assistant to join the Programming and Education & Outreach team to support the delivery of our diverse range of programming at the Hall. Working primarily on events in our main auditorium, this person will assist the team with tasks including reviewing and contracting new hire requests and maintaining excellent links with event promoters.

The post-holder will take responsibility for preparing main auditorium contracts; developing and maintaining good relationships with promoters, agents and internal departments; helping maintain an accurate diary of events; undertaking research projects; and providing efficient administrative support to the Head of Department and wider Programming and Education & Outreach team.

The ideal candidate will have exceptional administrative and organisational skills and display flexibility and initiative in their approach to time management and prioritising tasks. A clear and effective communicator with excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills, they will have some experience or understanding of working in the event industry, especially the arts, and be a keen music consumer with a good knowledge of a variety of genres.

Candidates will have a professional manner and excellent attention to detail, and some experience working with contracts would be beneficial.  The role would suit a confident team player who is keen to develop their event experience.

The person

If you are a positive and proactive individual, a team player who works collaboratively with all departments, show pride and passion in all that you do and have a flexible and adaptable attitude, then we’d love for you to find out more.

Download the job description for more detailed information about this role and to apply, please visit our website:

Closing date: Midday on 3 August 2017.

Please note that a written test/presentation will form part of the recruitment process, and any offers of employment will be subject to successful eligibility and reference checks.

No agencies, please.

The Royal Albert Hall is a registered charity (no. 254543) and strives to be an equal opportunities employer.