Job Vacancy: Orchestra Manager

Application closing date: 5pm on Wednesday 4th March 2020

The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra seeks to appoint an Orchestra Manager who is responsible for all aspects of the administrative management of the Scottish National Jazz
Orchestra and the Tommy Smith Youth Jazz Orchestra

Job Title: Orchestra Manager for the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra and Tommy Smith Youth Jazz Orchestra

Working Hours: 30 hours per week.
Some Weekend and evening working will be required.
Annual salary £24,000 – £28,000 according to experience  (This scale is pro rata for 30hrs)

The Orchestra Manager is responsible for the day to day management of the two orchestras,
the SNJO and TSYJO, and will work closely with the Artistic Director to raise the profile of the
orchestras and deliver of a wide portfolio of quality projects, focusing on concerts, tours,
fundraising and marketing. The role will also develop digital content, and to produce high
quality marketing materials for the programme.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate calm leadership, be extremely well organised, possess
excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work well under pressure.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Wednesday 4 th March 2020

For full details and how to apply, please download forms and information below.

All applications should include

  • a covering letter
  • a completed application form
  • an up-to-date CV

if applicable, an equalities monitoring form

Applications should be sent by post to
The Scottish National Jazz Orchestra
25 Dreghorn Loan
Edinburgh, EH13 0DF

or emailed to

If you have any queries, please email the SNJO manager at the above address or call on 07827 866735.

'The SNJO deserved all the praise Kurt Elling so graciously lavished on them.'